1911 Project

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GlennW
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Re: 1911 Project

Post by GlennW » Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:55 pm

A gauge pin was then inserted into the barrel bore and indicated concentric to the lathe spindle axis.
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The reamer was then plunged to the desired chamber depth.
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The barrel was then flipped around and the crown was cut using the same technique.
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Now I just need to trim the barrel ramp back a little.
Glenn

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Re: 1911 Project

Post by RSG » Sun Oct 11, 2020 8:54 am

Lots of fussy work there no doubt Glenn!
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leocs
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Re: 1911 Project

Post by leocs » Sat Jul 31, 2021 2:09 am

:D Outstanding Sir.Thanks for taking the time and effort to post this thread.I notice that you are in Florida.If you don`t mind me asking,where are you located?I was born and raised in Vero Beach.A friend of mine has a little business just up the road from Vero.Knights Armament.
Good mluck.Have fun.Be safe.
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