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    Yesterday, 12:09 PM
    Two, and a Part of the third, die Blank are machined prior to pressing in the Hornady Neck Sizing Bushings. The die body tops are tapped 1/2-20UNF for possible future accessories. The die body bottoms are reamed to .4999 inch diameter for the...
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    08-15-2019, 12:56 PM
    I got to use my friend's Special Effects Shop machine tools to start work on three swaging die bodies to use Hornady neck sizing bushings as their working ends. Got the three die bodies bored preparatory to reaming and cutting internal Threads...
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    08-15-2019, 12:25 PM
    Chev. William replied to a thread .221 Askins in Special Projects
    This last Tuesday I got a chance to use some free machine time at my Friend's Special Effects Shop to start machining on some (three) Blank die bodies. These Bodies are now bored through 2/8" diameter, with the 'Handle' end further bored 1-1/2"...
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    08-07-2019, 12:43 PM
    I received a call from the Welding shop that he had problems putting my bodies together and asked me to stop by and talk to him. I stopped by the next morning and he told me he only got one partially welded and it 'stuck' on my Copper Bar Jig. ...
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    08-02-2019, 05:47 PM
    Flite Weld declined the Work due to a full schedule with large Backlog. They did suggest another Welding shop who did accept the Work. However, that shop is also backlogged with work so it will be some time before they get to my small, 'fiddly'...
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ETC USN retired with 40 years 10 months 29 days total Service, Semi-Retired From Defense Electronics, later Production Electrician in the Movie Industry, Many and Varied Life Experiences, VA registered Agent Orange and Ionizing Radiation Service Connected disabled Veteran, Pilot with Instrument Rating, Widower. Past Professional Road Racing Sidecar Passenger (Monkey), Qualified SCUBA Diver, Parachutist, and Aviator Qualifications, Vietnam Veteran (1963-1965).
Sun Valley, California
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check