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    01-23-2022, 01:35 PM
    Centerfire, First let me qualify my answer. I'm no expert, so take whatever I say as just my opinion. Second, I'm trying to decide if this is a...
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    01-20-2022, 10:35 AM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Jim, Which rimfire action are you using? Closing cam is the cam (s) in the action body or the bolt lugs that assist in closing the action....
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    01-19-2022, 03:11 PM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Tim, I believe shooters can learn to overcome a great many things and still perform to some level. Shooting is somewhat of a mental thing, if...
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    01-19-2022, 03:00 PM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Jim, I have no doubt a pre-64 Model 70 will do this. But rarely will they do it as smooth as the one in the video. The thing was pointing out...
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    01-19-2022, 02:25 PM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Tim, You are correct, centerfire actions do this. Well, those that aren't bound up. The thing I was pointing out was how smooth the bolt falls...
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    01-19-2022, 10:31 AM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Eidolon, In my experience anything that makes a rifle easier, and more consistent/reliable to operate helps! The shooting process has enough...
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    01-19-2022, 10:19 AM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Closing cam in Rimfire Benchrest
    Please take a look at the video and watch how easy it is for Jeff to close his bolt. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KaBHavEtqc TKH (4628)
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    01-17-2022, 11:02 AM
    Pedro, Thank you for sharing your insight into the testing centers. We rarely get any info about testing in Europe. Only a very few lots of...
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    01-16-2022, 12:13 PM
    Here are some measurements that you may be able to use when chambering your next rimfire barrel. This data was gathered by Bob Okorn. Bob used a...
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    01-16-2022, 11:35 AM
    Great advice! Jerry, good to see you post here. TKH (4628)
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    01-14-2022, 02:18 PM
    Placement is everything. The crown should be at the roundest, tightest place in the barrel. That is very easy to say, and very difficult to do. ...
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    01-14-2022, 10:51 AM
    OK everyone, you knew I wouldn't be able to stay in the corner long. Kev, thanks for posting your approach to barrel crowns. I see you have put...
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    01-13-2022, 05:51 PM
    One of the reasons I started this thread was to show off Mark Penrod's workmanship on a pic of a crown he sent me. Somehow in my feeble mind I...
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    01-06-2022, 07:59 PM
    Dennis, Which chamfer are you referring to? If it is the one in the barrel bore, I would suggest you always break that edge. A sharp edge can be...
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    01-06-2022, 07:54 PM
    Tim, You are right, I haven't seen the tool made by Ross Sherman but I do have one made by Pacific Tool and Gauge. My tool uses the same pilots...
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    01-06-2022, 04:21 PM
    I agree with GsT. I've seen some really nice crowns done with hand tools. I've always been against the type that have a pilot that goes up inside the...
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    01-03-2022, 07:58 PM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Pin strike in Rimfire Benchrest
    It would be very difficult to get accurate readings. I find I need everything held in place so the only thing that moves is the indicator. TKH...
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    01-03-2022, 11:09 AM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Pin strike in Rimfire Benchrest
    oldman, Did you get a satisfying answer? TKH (4628)
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    12-29-2021, 04:26 PM
    tonykharper replied to a thread Pin strike in Rimfire Benchrest
    This is a way to measure pin strike depth. There are many others, but this is the way I do it when I have fired cases to work with. I have ground...
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    12-24-2021, 10:15 AM
    Jerry, There is a lot of truth in what you said. You are right where does one go to get a good quality stock to build a 10.5 lb. rifle? Bill...
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