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    Tobnpr, that may be good practice, and I agree on...

    Tobnpr, that may be good practice, and I agree on a .308 Win, .30-06, etc, etc but the reason this is done on hard recoiling rifles, like the .458 Lott, .505 Gibbs, etc, is the recoil is so harsh,...
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    G'Day Fella's, Grizzlepeg, I have just read...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Grizzlepeg, I have just read your/this thread.
    FYI, most proper switch barrel rifle set ups, that I have experience with, generally start with an action and bolt/s, truing/blue...
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    G'Day Fella's, Tobnpr, this is not a uncommon...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Tobnpr, this is not a uncommon undertaking, on heavy recoiling rifles.
    The reason for this additional recoil lug (under the barrel), is to help spread the recoil forces, to as...
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    G'Day Fella's, Thanks for sharing this video...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Thanks for sharing this video with us Butch.

    There is a tremendous amount of time, effort and equipment, and lets not forget Knowledge and Physical Skills, involved in...
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    G'Day Fella's, Gazz, I hope I'm not to late...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Gazz, I hope I'm not to late for this advice, I would check the following in this order;

    1) I would check your firing pin protrussion, thru the bolt face (0.020" is OK but 0.025"...
  6. Thread: Cerakoting

    by HomerOz
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    G'Day Fella's, Cerakote is a great product. ...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Cerakote is a great product.
    It isn't the best option (I'm not sure what this is?), but considering the ease of application and durability (it will chip off with abuse), it is...
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    G'Day Fella's, Thanks for sharing g-coder 05!...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Thanks for sharing g-coder 05!

    That amount of "Barrel Fouling", will be dificult to remove .................

    D'oh!
    Homer
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    +1 to what Fussy1 said. On the older BSA...

    +1 to what Fussy1 said.

    On the older BSA action (Royal, Imperial and Viscount ... iirc?), with the full length, Mauser type Extractor, you need to Pull the trigger to the rear, then lift and...
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    G'Day Fella's, Kedyck, are you chambering a...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Kedyck, are you chambering a Bolt Action rifle or a Self Loader?
    I imagine the overall chamber dimensions for a Bolt Action chamber, would be smaller (and preferable), than that...
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    G'Day Fella's, MonCeret Gunsmit, sorry to hear...

    G'Day Fella's,

    MonCeret Gunsmit, sorry to hear of these problems but if it helps, you aint by yourself.

    Back in 2003 (?), when I first registered my business, I was required to attend a small...
  11. Thread: Bolt flutes

    by HomerOz
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    G'Day Fella's, From my experience with bolt...

    G'Day Fella's,

    From my experience with bolt (or barrel) fluting, here's my "Two Bob's" worth.
    You can have two types Straight and Helical.
    The reason for Helical flutes, on a bolt body over the...
  12. Basically yes Fred C. With one Cat head in...

    Basically yes Fred C.

    With one Cat head in place on the backing plate, it's used for short barrel work.

    The two Cat Heads, were initially designed to bolt together (for action truing) but then...
  13. Here are some more images 250295 250296 ...

    Here are some more images

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    250296

    Hope that is of some help to people.

    D'oh!
    Homer
  14. Fixture for both short barrels, and Action Truing

    G'Day Fella's,

    Over the years, I have been confronted with the issue, of not being able to crown or thread, the muzzles of short barrels.
    I generally always thread barrels, etc, through the head...
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    GC Precision Development = Boringf Rifles

    G'Day Fella's,

    A mate of mine has a business, initially producing Chassis Stocks and now, complete Rifle packages.

    Here is a link to some field use, of one of these rifles;
    YouTube

    For more...
  16. Thanks for that tip Steve-I. Moldcore, it has...

    Thanks for that tip Steve-I.

    Moldcore, it has a top RPM of 2500 rpm.

    Here are some additional images of it, up on blocks in the Funshop.
    Please note the Drip Tray (not in place as yet),...
  17. G'Day Fella's, Thank You R Williams and...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Thank You R Williams and Steve-I, for that infomation and links.
    It came with the Horizontal arbor support (you can see it inside the cardbord box in the above images), along with...
  18. G'Day Fella's, Here are a few images, of the...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Here are a few images, of the actual mill itself;
    246858
    246859
    246860

    Regards
    Homer
  19. Adcock & Shipley 1ES universal milling machine

    G'Day Fella's,

    I would appreciate your knowledge on the following, English made Universal milling machine.
    Adcock & Shipley 1ES universal mill, was apparently rebadged as a Bridgeport brand mill...
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    G'Day Fella's, Balibalistic, it looks like it...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Balibalistic, it looks like it has had some Fun.
    But as long as it still works, thats all that matters.

    D'oh!
    Homer
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    G'Day Fella's, Drcoelho, I use a portable,...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Drcoelho, I use a portable, hydraulic engine hoist/lifter, for this and other lifting jobs around the "Funshop".
    A351 - HPC-1T Pneumatic & Hydraulic Engine Crane | Hare & Forbes...
  22. Thread: Wanted ! ! !

    by HomerOz
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    Sticky: G'Day Fella's, I'm looking for Spiral Machining...

    G'Day Fella's,
    I'm looking for Spiral Machining Attachment (and all of it's component parts and accessories), for a Deckel, FP3 milling machine. I would prefer it to be in Excellent to Very Good...
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    G'Day Fella's, Thank You for your comments and...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Thank You for your comments and advice on this subject, I've taken that on board.
    I have Taper Drills, Taper Reamers and also, Taper Pins (Imperial or Metric???) to suit, so when I...
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    FYI, I measured the broken shear pin parts, and...

    FYI, I measured the broken shear pin parts, and it is a parallel pin and not a taper pin.

    When I can find some soft, bright mild steel bar, I'll make a replacement shear pin from that.

    Regards...
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    G'Day Fella's, Thank You Peter F, Ballen and...

    G'Day Fella's,

    Thank You Peter F, Ballen and Peter from Holland, for your great advice.
    I will check the things you have suggested, address any issues and report back asap.

    Regards
    Homer
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