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by Randall Va
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: cutting a dovetail
Replies: 2
Views: 1586

Re: cutting a dovetail

thanks
by Randall Va
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: cutting a dovetail
Replies: 2
Views: 1586

cutting a dovetail

when cutting a dovetail for a ft.sight do you use a smaller dovetail cutterand sneak up on it or are the cutters made for the sights being cut for?
by Randall Va
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: 36 cal muzzel loader
Replies: 0
Views: 1951

36 cal muzzel loader

I have a barrel I want to make shorter,it has a 9/16 thread breech plug now but I want to make it 5/8 to use on a Thompson,has anyone did this?
by Randall Va
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hss for cast iron
Replies: 3
Views: 981

Re: Hss for cast iron

slowed the feed and put radius on tool and got a dood finish,thanks
by Randall Va
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hss for cast iron
Replies: 3
Views: 981

Hss for cast iron

Hey fellows cutting down a back plate to mount four jaw chuck to my heavy 10,having a hard time getting a good finish ,hows the best way or shape to grind tool?
Thanks
by Randall Va
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10" southbend
Replies: 4
Views: 864

Re: 10" southbend

Thanks guys,just ordered one!
by Randall Va
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10" southbend
Replies: 4
Views: 864

10" southbend

He fellows,I have a Southbend 10 with 2 1/4 -8 spindle thread,I bought a 4jaw chuck from a friend with 1 1/2 dia. thread,my question is should I try to bore and thread or buy a back plate with right thread?
Thanks Randall
by Randall Va
Sat May 27, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hyd cyl piston
Replies: 2
Views: 987

Re: hyd cyl piston

Thanks
by Randall Va
Fri May 26, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hyd cyl piston
Replies: 2
Views: 987

hyd cyl piston

My buddy has a 3"id hyd cyl and wants to make a piston for it,anyone know how much clearance it should have ane how deep groves for o rings? also is there a source that tells o ring grove depth? Thanks
by Randall Va
Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Southbend heavy 10
Replies: 14
Views: 1888

Re: Southbend heavy 10

That Monarch would be nice!!
by Randall Va
Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Southbend heavy 10
Replies: 14
Views: 1888

Re: Southbend heavy 10

Thanks fellows I found them
by Randall Va
Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Southbend heavy 10
Replies: 14
Views: 1888

Southbend heavy 10

looking for a gears for my southbend heavy 10 one 5 1/8 dia,80 tooth 3/4 bore,one 3 1/8 56 tooth 5/8 bore,I have been looking on ebay and other places with no luck,Thanks