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    I will tell you why it is a great idea. Because...

    I will tell you why it is a great idea. Because here in the UK we are NOT ALLOWED to have any kind of semi auto anything, other than .22 rimfire. So for every AR platform anything you have to...
  2. Thanks for the reality check Butch, I totally...

    Thanks for the reality check Butch, I totally missed the bit where he said he would set the centre on the threads, which is what I would do. As has been said, half the job is done anyway and...
  3. I am just curious as to how you would chamber a...

    I am just curious as to how you would chamber a barrel between centres?
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    Almost all of my reamers are Manson, really good...

    Almost all of my reamers are Manson, really good quality. The only issue I have is they are not (in the main) CIP spec so I can have issues with the proof house once in a while here in the UK where...
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    I just thought I would revisit this comment. I...

    I just thought I would revisit this comment. I don't know whether or not you realised I was in the UK but here you go:

    Very shortly we will not be allowed Steak Knives here. It is a Criminal...
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    This is true. So very true.

    This is true. So very true.
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    I have some, I will weigh them.

    I have some, I will weigh them.
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    How much powder is in a pound of cartridges

    This is an interesting question I was posed the other day.

    How much powder is there in 50 pounds of 50 cal ammo as compared to 50 pounds of 22 ammo? Is there a relationship to this do you think?...
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    I doubt rifling is high on the processes list...

    I doubt rifling is high on the processes list either.
    Notwithstanding, it just proves mans ingenuity and the total waste of time some gun laws (anti-gun laws) are. If there are some things a person...
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    This is very kind of you but sadly I do not have...

    This is very kind of you but sadly I do not have a machine to go with it.

    Thanks everyone for the suggestions, I am going to just go with the spot drilling to start then drill and I will take some...
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    DIY Magnaporting

    I am considering "Magnaporting" one of my pistols.
    Now, before anyone suggests I "just send it off" that is quite simply not possible. Either I do the work on my guns or it doesn't happen.

    The...
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    Yep. That's me! 10% of my customers cause me 80%...

    Yep. That's me!
    10% of my customers cause me 80% of my grief. I try to spot the 10%ers early.
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    And that Sir, is the heart of the matter with...

    And that Sir, is the heart of the matter with regard to migration in the UK.
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    It will all work, but the barrel twist rate will...

    It will all work, but the barrel twist rate will be the deciding factor if you want to stabilise a subsonic round.
    If you are doing this for yourself as a "can this be done" exercise go right ahead,...
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    "you cannot tell how it's going to come out, and...

    "you cannot tell how it's going to come out, and some come out as shades of grey and" other dull colours.

    This really. Did quite a bit of this and it is not predictable. Tried most of the...
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    As indicated in my message I will have these...

    As indicated in my message I will have these please:

    Manson 204 Ruger finisher solid pilot -60

    Clymer 204 Ruger GO gauge-15

    JGS 303 British finisher solid pilot - 60

    Payment plus postage...
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    John Stevenson

    May I draw the members of this Forum to give their attention to this thread please:
    http://www.model-engineer.co.uk/forums/postings.asp?th=131147&p=1#PostTop

    I know John was the Moderator for the...
  18. Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities in...

    Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
    Get yourself off to the Castle where there is a fabulous collection of cannons arms and armour (they fire a field gun from the...
  19. My first post on here, but I have lurked for a...

    My first post on here, but I have lurked for a long while now so Hi folks.

    If you think the gun laws are bad in New Jersey, try being a gunsmith/gun dealer here in the UK. Now that is definitely...
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