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    I got a 1917 take down 250 Sav in 2004 that...

    I got a 1917 take down 250 Sav in 2004 that someone made a brass shim to try to tighten it up.

    This year I turned down a Bartlein barrel, chambered in 250 Sav and made a dovetail nut to hang...
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    I took shop class in 8th and 9th grade in 1965....

    I took shop class in 8th and 9th grade in 1965.
    I loaned money to my brother to set up a gunsmithing shop with lathe, mill, TIG welding, and tooling in 2000.
    Having an inventory of that metal shop...
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    I ordered a 0.250" neck and have never had...

    I ordered a 0.250" neck and have never had interference with any brand bullet or brass.
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    It is 9 years later with the PM1236 from China....

    It is 9 years later with the PM1236 from China.
    Every day I am grateful I no longer own a Clausing 5913.

    Over the last 9 years I have only built a few dozen rifles. I had to fix the change gear...
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    I bought a 1917 Sav 99 250-3000 made in 1917 at a...

    I bought a 1917 Sav 99 250-3000 made in 1917 at a gunshow for $175 in 2004. The barrel is shot out.

    I re threaded a 6mmPPC benchrest take off barrel and chambered for 6mmBR.

    I worked up until...
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    I have shot deer with the Roberts 115 gr Nos Bal...

    I have shot deer with the Roberts 115 gr Nos Bal Tip. I have shot deer with the 270 130 gr Nos Bal Tip.
    At 40 yard and at 400 yards.
    I can't tell the difference.
  7. Thread: Cz 527 varmint

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    The chamber may have been over chamfered causing...

    The chamber may have been over chamfered causing unsupported case wall causing case failure. The bolt failures were secondary caused by gas. In a 98 Mauser, from the times I have seen it, the...
  8. Thread: Cz 527 varmint

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    I think originally 22 hornet, but converted to 19...

    I think originally 22 hornet, but converted to 19 cal wildcat based on 30 carbine case.
  9. Thread: Cz 527 varmint

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    My problem is the two bolt faces that have...

    My problem is the two bolt faces that have failed.
    That has never happened to me in 51 years with 100 real Mausers.
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    It measures 22". Looks like a factory crown and...

    It measures 22".
    Looks like a factory crown and front sight installation.
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    I have the Antique Winchester 1885, the Browning...

    I have the Antique Winchester 1885, the Browning M78, the Browning 1885, and the Uberti 1885. They are all very good.

    I bought the Uberti 30-30 heavy barrel new on line for $525 + $36 shipping...
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    I paid $369 + tax a year ago for a 1965 30-06 BDL...

    I paid $369 + tax a year ago for a 1965 30-06 BDL at a pawn shop.
    I have not rebarreled it yet, but I have 4 others.
  13. The 223 case SAAMI drawing is 1.4666 -.0070 The...

    The 223 case SAAMI drawing is 1.4666 -.0070
    The chamber is 1.4636 + 0.0100
    0.0030 overlap in a range of 0.0140"

    Watching this video by Wilson, they say the 223 case gauge measures the SAAMI min...
  14. Drop a go gauge into a cartridge gauge, this is not what I expected

    I thought the go gauge would come up level with the top of the case gauge. I was wrong. I looked into it further.

    I thought that in SAAMI drawings tolerance there would be a range for cartridges...
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    I use devcon steel putty. I get it from...

    I use devcon steel putty.
    I get it from Brownells or Amazon.
    I like it because I do not have to fight time or gravity.
    I have bedded 10 Mausers this month and working on #11 tonight.
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    I bought a Win 52 last night. Glad I found this...

    I bought a Win 52 last night.
    Glad I found this thread about Titherington, because that's what it says on the barrel.
  17. Greg, you and I bounced emails back in the 1990s....

    Greg, you and I bounced emails back in the 1990s. We are all getting older.

    My 100+ range reports make my (3) BARs look not so good. But 338WM, 338WM, 300WM lightweight rifles with a small scope...
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    I am 64 and have built shops before, but the...

    I am 64 and have built shops before, but the challenge with the one I am building this year was to get a Bridgeport in. I made a wall that hinged. We got it in the building, closed the wall. Then...
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    I realized on my own that I wanted to get the...

    I realized on my own that I wanted to get the crosshairs in the middle of the scope tube, but I did not figure out the mirror trick.

    I would put the scope in a rifle with only the bottom halves of...
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    15685 I found a balance point and hoisted it...

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    I found a balance point and hoisted it up with a an engine winch [$20] from the rafters....
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    For 15 years I have been using cheap fiber optics...

    For 15 years I have been using cheap fiber optics hooked up to a powerful flashlight. Then With a magnifier, I can look at the first 1" in the muzzle.

    That is only 1", but it is a good sample. I...
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    Mike, Thanks for the response. I copied you...

    Mike,
    Thanks for the response.
    I copied you chambering 12 years ago and your neck turning two years ago.

    There are not many like you that know what you are doing, can write well, and write in a...
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    What happened to the Bryant Custom website?

    http://www.bryantcustom.com/
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    I have put Win or Rem 8x57mm brass in a 7x57...

    I have put Win or Rem 8x57mm brass in a 7x57 Wilson vise die, and from there into a 257 Roberts Wilson vise die.
    No interference from a thick neck and shoots 1/2" 5 shot groups at 100m in a 257RAI...
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    I have been making dies, but I am not very good...

    I have been making dies, but I am not very good at it.
    1/3 of my dies are useful, and the rest are scrap.
    I have a PM1236 lathe with DRO.
    With a drills and a boring bar, I can make some internal...
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