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by kaytod
Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:22 am
Forum: absolute truths
Topic: lapping sizing dies
Replies: 3
Views: 10226

Re: lapping sizing dies

On the chance that you do have a revolver with a "choked" barrel, one that is undersize in the frame thread area. You can fire lap it by applying the lapping compound at the rifling end of the forcing cone with a cotton swab. This will lab only the barrel portion and not the cylinder throats. I sugg...
by kaytod
Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Questions 20 gauge
Replies: 2
Views: 6506

Re: Questions 20 gauge

Plumberroy, I know James of Dixie, he's a great guy. With your NEF 20ga, If you can get a good measurement of the groove dimension, this will help. Solid slugs give less pressure than that of a shot column. The reason is the shot acts as stemming and "wedges" against the bore. On a solid slug it sim...
by kaytod
Sat Jun 06, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: revolvers
Topic: 0.456" throats and 0.451" barrel
Replies: 2
Views: 8137

Re: 0.456" throats and 0.451" barrel

How do I lube with out sizing? Crudely. I pan lubed them and cut them out with a "cookie cutter" made from a nylon hose barb that was reamed with a tapered reamer ( not the best way as the nylon wants to give rather than cut, but it gives them a bit of release at the top) to just snug enough at the ...
by kaytod
Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Let's see those cast bullet hunting pictures !
Replies: 5
Views: 15144

Re: Let's see those cast bullet hunting pictures !

Great elk Dan and great picures too. Congratulations.