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    Would some "...kilt'ed 'em ded 'way out yonder!"...

    Would some "...kilt'ed 'em ded 'way out yonder!" pics keep Him happy? If so, we need to make plans for another 'Dogapalooza event. ;) Whackin' dogs with a High Wall would certainly add a bit of...
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    Neck die vs f.l. die dimension ?

    Anybody ever checked the dimensional difference between a production (Redding) neck sizing die and a similar full length die? Obviously, the neck die doesn't touch the body. But are they .003 bigger...
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    I'm always mindful of shipping costs. But...

    I'm always mindful of shipping costs.

    But shipping costs are always cheaper than driving there to get it. ;)

    Good shootin'. -Al
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    Project BFD78

    If the showers hold off this morning, more cases will be f-formed. It's hard to say how many years this poor thing languished after being left for dead. It's good to get guns like these up and...
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    Started with 50 new WW 307W cases. After some...

    Started with 50 new WW 307W cases. After some culling and case loss as the necking down process was tweaked, I ended up with 30 cases ready to f-form. To neck down, I used a 308W body die that I had...
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    Unfortunately, the gun came from an estate...

    Unfortunately, the gun came from an estate sale...no dies or reamer.

    And the shop that did the 'smithing has closed. Checking with three reamer makers has met with zero results with a reamer...
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    Surprise, surprise, surprise!

    Iinteresting thing about a gun like this....sketchy details, minimal history, no dies, no chamber print and an obscure wildcat chamber. What could possibly happen? :rolleyes:

    Yesterday was fire...
  8. The new double adjustable front shocks have...

    The new double adjustable front shocks have really calmed the car down. The extension is smoother and more gradual. The compression (landing) is smooth with minimal secondary 'up' motion. Two...
  9. Very nice, Jackie!

    Very nice, Jackie!
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    Thanks! Some good food for thought. :) -Al

    Thanks! Some good food for thought. :) -Al
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    307W case (left), formed 6MM Jet case with Sierra...

    307W case (left), formed 6MM Jet case with Sierra 85 seated (center), std. 243 Winchester (rt.)

    I'm going to stress relieve the shoulder area before whappin' it with some pressure. I'll check...
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    Good Lord!:eek: The last I knew, He was partially...

    Good Lord!:eek: The last I knew, He was partially entombed in Memory Valley, Iowa with the remaining pieces in the Wyoming landscape between the Stacked Stone Tower and the Three Triceratops area!...
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    Interesting project.

    I'm a big fan of the Browning B78 single shot rifles. More particularly, the ones with the varmint weight round barrels. I've had four over the years....two being unfired NIB ones that were just too...
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    No.

    No.
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    They are both great stocks. For Score shooting, I...

    They are both great stocks. For Score shooting, I found the TMBR to be more forgiving as I moved around the target. For Group shooting, the KLP tracked exceptionally well.

    Take a Score target...
  16. Oh, yeah. :rolleyes: When NHRA relaxed the...

    Oh, yeah. :rolleyes: When NHRA relaxed the Stocker valve spring rule (allowing any spring pressure as long as the stock spring O.D.was maintained), rocker arms were the weak link. And the big block...
  17. Yes. 1-1/16" primary, 15/16" secondary. The...

    Yes. 1-1/16" primary, 15/16" secondary. The angled wooden spacer has been well worked out.;) Good eye, Butch. :)-Al
  18. We have to maintain the O.E. configuration rocker...

    We have to maintain the O.E. configuration rocker mounting. We can add bigger studs and convert to screw-in style. Valve springs have to be O.E. dimension on diameter, retainers can be anything...
  19. On the dyno today with this 265 inch Super Stock...

    On the dyno today with this 265 inch Super Stock engine. It's in a '55 Chevy 2 door wagon.

    https://i.imgur.com/lJp1jyfl.jpg

    Savvy sorts will connect the dots between the rpm and the oil...
  20. Wish I could take credit for it. Trent at Dakota...

    Wish I could take credit for it. Trent at Dakota Speed Lab is an artist with the TIG. :) -Al
  21. Here's the control arms after being modified to...

    Here's the control arms after being modified to fit these shocks:

    https://i.imgur.com/r4awzIHl.jpg
  22. Yes. It's about being 'perfect' in a game where...

    Yes. It's about being 'perfect' in a game where 'perfect' is unattainable. In Stock and Super Stock, you have to look at everything to find the gains, no matter how small.

    A good example is...
  23. Same counter top but a different location,...

    Same counter top but a different location, Francis. ;) -Al
  24. The car needs more compression control on the...

    The car needs more compression control on the front shocks when it comes down. I'm putting in a set of AFCO double adjustables that will let me adjust the extension and compression separately from...
  25. My current situation: ...

    My current situation:

    https://i.imgur.com/MTIdXkxl.jpg
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