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    The rifling machines I've seen in operation were...

    The rifling machines I've seen in operation were built on a modified horizontal broaching machine.There was a system set up on the machine that turned the button at the rifling twist rate as the...
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    From looking at a parts schematic on Numrich...

    From looking at a parts schematic on Numrich there appears to be a retaining pin thru the front magazine mount.Also check the rear mount for a possible retaining screw in the bottom of the lug.
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    Brownell's sells HSS threading tools in both 55...

    Brownell's sells HSS threading tools in both 55 and 60 degree if you don't want to grind your own.
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    Springfield Armory worked to zero tolerance prior...

    Springfield Armory worked to zero tolerance prior to WWI.The parts were perfect or scrap.There is a book by Fred Colvin called Manufacture of the Springfield Rifle that discusses this.The threads on...
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    Not sure what Grizzly combo machine you're...

    Not sure what Grizzly combo machine you're looking at but all of the combo machines I've seen run at too high rpm for single point threads.Any decent gunsmith that does rebarreling could do the...
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    What machine tools do you have available?The work...

    What machine tools do you have available?The work can be done with a lathe with a steady rest or on a milling machine.Great care must be taken on setting up the barrel extension.You'll get one shot...
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    I used a right hand tap.Results were good.I fired...

    I used a right hand tap.Results were good.I fired the pistol using surplus S&B 7.63 Mauser ammo which was loaded very hot.I haven't fired the pistol for several years.I rebarreled it over 20 years...
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    I rebarreled a C/96 once using the front end of a...

    I rebarreled a C/96 once using the front end of a Dewat P14 barrel.I bored out the barrel extension on a lathe using a steady rest.A setup on a Bridgeport would probably have been easier.Extreme care...
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