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    04-21-2017, 07:55 AM
    You can cast the lead directly in the fore end to give maximum weight. Wait till the surface of the lead has solidified and then pour water over it to cool it down. For the lead rod in the stock, wrap several layers of paper round the steel rod,...
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    04-10-2017, 03:27 AM
    I had a H&K 300 with polygon rifling and it was very accurate with the right ammo. I also owned it's little brother, H&K 270 in 22LR with a suppressor and a twenty round mag. Had to practically give both guns away as a new law banned semiautomatic...
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    04-08-2017, 10:58 AM
    Make a dummy screw of soft material - plastic, hardwood, aluminum, whatever. Make the "screw" slightly larger than the internal diameter of the hole, just enough that it will take on the threads. Screw it in a few turns and measure the length/height...
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    04-01-2017, 02:00 PM
    We have one at work, it works very well, and they will no doubt be the bane of expensive optic bore scopes, but you'll need a 45 degree angled mirror tip to inspect rifling properly.
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    03-31-2017, 02:05 PM
    You didn't mention the hole size in the can? It doesn't take much wobble when the boolit leaves the muzzle for it to strike the can - and then all bets are off. If you look through the barrel from the rear with the can attached it's fairly easy...
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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
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