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  1. Thread: Ar -15 uppers

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    Even in the bore?

    Even in the bore?
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    Speer was driven away some while back. He hasn't...

    Speer was driven away some while back. He hasn't checked the forum since 3/2019.
  3. Thread: Ar -15 uppers

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    I guess they need to be anodized, then, to lessen...

    I guess they need to be anodized, then, to lessen wear from the bolt carrier.
  4. Thread: Ar -15 uppers

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    Were these anodized?

    Were these anodized?
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    I was more implying that you should call or email...

    I was more implying that you should call or email them and see if they would provide.
  6. You might get a jar of Brownell's Atomized Steel...

    You might get a jar of Brownell's Atomized Steel and mix your own. Most premixes seem to run around $50 and come in 1 pound containers.
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    There is not enough meat on the FSB to pass a...

    There is not enough meat on the FSB to pass a pull bolt.

    Forgot about that. I guess I would make my own FSB, then.
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    Maybe take a regular base reamed for taper pins,...

    Maybe take a regular base reamed for taper pins, or unreamed if available, tap for suitable screws, and slit the spaces longitudinally so they could be compressed.

    Shop made clamp ons.
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    Maybe use this...

    Maybe use this as a starting point?
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    You need the holes as far apart as possible. Put...

    You need the holes as far apart as possible. Put some shims under the forward hole so you can tighten the screw without bending the mount.
  11. Thread: Serbu's GB-22

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    The previously mentioned website gets flagged by...

    The previously mentioned website gets flagged by my security software.
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    A typical job is 4 holes. The tap is not...

    A typical job is 4 holes. The tap is not worthless at that point but it is not worth the chance of breaking a dull one in a hole to save the used tap.
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    but how long do they last? Carbon taps are...

    but how long do they last?

    Carbon taps are cheap; I treat them as consumables, and use a new one on every job. It's cost is figured in my job charge.
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    M2010 Rifle ...

    M2010 Rifle

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ee/XM2010.jpg

    I'm sure you could find a used M700 in .300 Win Mag for a reasonable price; you might want to rebarrel with a heavy...
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    A .22 Short produces its pressure for a very...

    A .22 Short produces its pressure for a very short time so it needs to be high to accelerate the small diameter bullet. The .45 has more than 4 times the area for the powder to work on while pushing...
  16. Thread: Ar -15 uppers

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    Got mine, too. The rear lugs need a little...

    Got mine, too. The rear lugs need a little deburring but I can handle that.
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    ... the .30-30 chambers/headspaces on the rim...

    ... the .30-30 chambers/headspaces on the rim unlike a rimless round, ...

    That is the conventional way of controlling headspace with a .30-30. It could be chambered to headspace on the shoulder...
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    Many years ago, my brother once had a M1917...

    Many years ago, my brother once had a M1917 chambered for .30-30.

    OK, this statement is an example of fading memory. It was unchanged and .30-06.

    I still think you could take a Swedish Mauser...
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    I want to convert a rifle to 30-30 Winchester. ...

    I want to convert a rifle to 30-30 Winchester.

    This statement is really insufficient to make a good answer to. What rifle?

    Many years ago, my brother once had a M1917 chambered for .30-30. ...
  20. Thread: Ar -15 uppers

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    D Nelson, Your PM Inbox is full; you need to...

    D Nelson,

    Your PM Inbox is full; you need to clear out some old ones. Or some of your old Sent messages.
  21. Thread: Ar -15 uppers

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    These are completely machined? Do they have any...

    These are completely machined? Do they have any kind of integral Picatinny rail on top?
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    You're going to have the Berdan flashholes left...

    You're going to have the Berdan flashholes left over which will cause more vigorous ignition.
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    I would try a box of factory ammo in your Palma...

    I would try a box of factory ammo in your Palma chamber before rejecting that. Most factory ammo is made to fit the smallest standard chamber so I doubt that you would find a problem with standard...
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    If the parting line was PARALLEL to the vise jaws...

    If the parting line was PARALLEL to the vise jaws the clamping force would be PERPENDICULAR to the parting line, wouldn't it?

    I said "I don't quite understand this." :-)
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    Remember 30-30 head space is registered of the...

    Remember 30-30 head space is registered of the rim not the shoulder.

    While this is true, it can be headspaced on the shoulder if you are reloading, as mentioned in post #2 above. You only need...
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