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    I tried to PM you about the 6 BR. I’ll take it if...

    I tried to PM you about the 6 BR. I’ll take it if ya still have it
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    I got it straightened out now fellas! I did have...

    I got it straightened out now fellas! I did have to set the compound to 61 degrees. Now my threads look great. I really appreciate the help guys! Especially from those of you who were not being...
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    I think I got it guys, I did move the compound to...

    I think I got it guys, I did move the compound to 61 degrees and started a mew thread. But the warden of the kitchen yelled at me to come eat. I’ll finish it tomorrow and let ya know. But I bet it is...
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    255084here is the other picture

    255084here is the other picture
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    255086255083This is how I have it setup

    255086255083This is how I have it setup
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    So in other words, the scale on my compound may...

    So in other words, the scale on my compound may be wrong? Or inaccurate? I will try and post some pictures after bit
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    254987this is one I did tonight. I don’t...

    254987this is one I did tonight. I don’t understand why it slopes more to one side than the other? I have the compound set at 29.5 like a machinist friend of mine told me to do. And I am using the...
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    I’ll take some pictures of what I have today...

    I’ll take some pictures of what I have today after work. I plan on getting some hss blanks but have to buy a bench grinder yet also. I am still getting used to running threads at 70 rpm, my next gear...
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    Need help with threading

    I am new to machining and running a lathe. I have been practicing threading and hope to do my first barrel soon. The issue I’m having is my threads are looking like the tool is tearing not cutting?...
  10. I have been wandering the same thing! And is the...

    I have been wandering the same thing! And is the point of preboring to not wear out the reamer so fast? Also do you just use a drill bit or do you have to use a boring bar along with it?
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    Need opinions on tooling

    So I am very new to gunsmithing and running a lathe. I can’t decide on what turning and threading tools to buy? I bought a cheqp set of 3/8 tools of amazon with carbide inserts. They work well...
  12. Looking for opinions on floating reamer holders

    Hey guys I'm needing opinions on who you think makes the most quality reamer holder. I was going to buy a Bald Eagle setup, but have seen a couple bad reviews in other forums. I also like the JGS,...
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    I know of gunsmiths that use both,but not well...

    I know of gunsmiths that use both,but not well enough to contact them and ask their opinions. I won't be using a reamer on a through shaft because that could screw up the lands. I'll be running the...
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    Floating or rigid reamer holder?

    Hey all, I am very new to chambering barrels. I recently bought a decent lathe, and I am in the process of buying some of the tooling needed. I will only be chambering bolt action rifle barrels. What...
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