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  1. I actually pulled a Skier. I just tied the rope...

    I actually pulled a Skier. I just tied the rope to my cavitation plate mounting rod.

    His name was Sonny MaHoskey. He was one of the best skiers I ever knew. We raced in outlaw ski races.

    He...
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    It will be fine. The contact area on the...

    It will be fine.

    The contact area on the pressure side of the thread does not change. The tool it’s self determines the final shape of the thread.

    Now, if you accidentally set your tool at the...
  3. Al, that is a Biesmeyer Hull, arguably the finest...

    Al, that is a Biesmeyer Hull, arguably the finest Circle Boat ever built. They were fast, handled water well, and would turn on a dime. I owned three of them in my career, this was then 3d and final...
  4. Harry, my wife and I will get there sometime...

    Harry, my wife and I will get there sometime Saturday. I booked in months ago, but had forgot what camping spot I reserved. Thanks for posting that.

    Looking forward to the trip.
  5. A Blast From The Past.....This Is Me In 1977

    My wife was going through some boxes and found this picture. It was taken at The Shrimp and Petroleum Regatta in 1977 at Morgan City Louisiana.

    Long ago in a galaxy far away.
    ...
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    It looks like the 6mm is ruling the day.

    It looks like the 6mm is ruling the day.
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    Hey Speedy, are you going to the Nationals? ...

    Hey Speedy, are you going to the Nationals?

    Glad to see Benchrest is alive and well in West Texas. Congratulations to all who did well, and to those who were able to attend.
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    Probably a small mill.

    Probably a small mill.
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    I got this today for my home lathe.

    http://benchrest.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=23986&stc=1&d=1599620246

    I’m waiting on my Set-True 6 jaw, and I will be able to do barrels at my new house.
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    I have shot about 3 different years of 133 in the...

    I have shot about 3 different years of 133 in the past 25 years.

    The four 8 pounders I shoot now are 2017. It shoots exactly the same as the ‘03 and ‘13 I used previously.

    My best load has...
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    On my 6PPC barrels, I set them back about .030...

    On my 6PPC barrels, I set them back about .030 after each 350 to 400 rounds. I will do this twice, then chop the entire straight of the chamber off and treat it like a new blank. The way I chamber...
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    Should work great at the range:rolleyes:

    Should work great at the range:rolleyes:
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    Butch, please keep us up to date on this...

    Butch, please keep us up to date on this situation.
  14. I guess the guy assembling that inter cooler was...

    I guess the guy assembling that inter cooler was asking......”has anybody seen my LocTite”.

    Man, that sucks.
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    The HSS reamer won’t touch it. Just get a 9/32...

    The HSS reamer won’t touch it.
    Just get a 9/32 carbide tipped drill.
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    If you have a lathe, you can use 250 grit Emory...

    If you have a lathe, you can use 250 grit Emory paper on a piece of round stock. It will cut the case hardened die. It will take a while, and you need to concentrate on the shoulder end to take more...
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    I am lucky in that my most used 6PPC, a early...

    I am lucky in that my most used 6PPC, a early vintage Farley with the S-7 tool steel bolt, still shows no erosion after thousands of rounds. That is one of the things Jim go right.

    I have shot...
  18. Correct. If a machine has a imperial lead screw,...

    Correct. If a machine has a imperial lead screw, you generally have to leave the half nuts engaged to cut metric, and visa versa.

    We have five late model lathes in our shop that cut both, and that...
  19. Pretty neat tool.

    Pretty neat tool.
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    What brand of barrels? Is this a 6PPC or BR?

    What brand of barrels? Is this a 6PPC or BR?
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    Some Gun Grabbers? How about the entire Democrat...

    Some Gun Grabbers? How about the entire Democrat Party.
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    I might as well throw 95% of my PPC cases away...

    I might as well throw 95% of my PPC cases away after 3 firings.:rolleyes:
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    Jerry, it’s an engine lathe with a removable...

    Jerry, it’s an engine lathe with a removable turret attachment.
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    I Got My “new” Lathe Today.

    Looks like a nice little machine.

    I have to tool it up and then get it to the shop at my new house

    http://benchrest.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=23913&stc=1&d=1597346950
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    I have a vested interest in President Truman’s...

    I have a vested interest in President Truman’s ultimate decision to use the Atomic Bombs.

    My Dad was stationed in the Philippines in 1945, and was part of the forces being trained for the invasion...
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