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Forum: Ruger - Other 06-25-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By Hbjj
IMHO they are about a 2moa gun. I've done alot...

IMHO they are about a 2moa gun.
I've done alot to mine and it is down to 1.4 moa after a new barrel, piller bedding,serious trigger work, stiffening the butt stock, bedding in the magazine block,...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 02-21-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By Hbjj
I'm guessing 3 ish hours on the mill plus 1 hour...

I'm guessing 3 ish hours on the mill plus 1 hour of hand finishing and then paint/powder coat/materials and shipping...

Email me at [email protected]
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 01-20-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,878
Posted By Hbjj
John deere hi guard hydraulic oil is the best I...

John deere hi guard hydraulic oil is the best I have found at keeping metal rust free i use it on all my machine tools and guns with plastic stocks.
Not sure how it would react to the finish on...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 01-14-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By Hbjj
I agree pictures are needed But if the damage...

I agree pictures are needed
But if the damage is as described by the op the cost to have a Smith repair it will be much more than a new barrel
JMHO
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 01-12-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By Hbjj
I think you should look into a NEW barrel at...

I think you should look into a NEW barrel at least if not a custom aftermarket barrel set up by a gunsmith who knows what he is doing
IMHO by the time you rehab this you will be well on your way to...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 12-11-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Hbjj
Carbon ring in 20 shots? I've bored and reamed...

Carbon ring in 20 shots?
I've bored and reamed a few chambers tight enough to where a cci green tag won't fall in it has to be pushed up to the .150 of bullet engraving
I haven't noticed any...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 12-10-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Hbjj
(A bump in the chamber) from the firing pin? ...

(A bump in the chamber) from the firing pin?
I'm not at all familiar with the action you are using but this doesn't sound right to me

Ps I think quite a few people just file there groves in sort...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 11-22-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Hbjj
IMHO yes the barrel will be a larger diameter...

IMHO yes the barrel will be a larger diameter under the muzzle threads
The problem as I see it is that to get enough room around the bullet .400 there is no metal left.
Next time I turn out a...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 09-25-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Hbjj
Just curious what are you going to do with the...

Just curious what are you going to do with the chamber?
Reamer wise
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 09-23-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Hbjj
I'm not a gunsmith but I was a repair machinist...

I'm not a gunsmith but I was a repair machinist for 15 years before covid
If I was doing it I would measure your old parts and set the shoulder up short then tighten up measure angle trim .002...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 09-20-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Hbjj
Just curious why not a new barrel

Just curious why not a new barrel
Forum: Rimfire Precision Rifle Shooting 09-18-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,826
Posted By Hbjj
Yes my poi moves after a pause or reload . ...

Yes my poi moves after a pause or reload .
About .6 high and right at 100 yards

Its constant enough that I would hold off about half of that on a cold bore shot.

If I remember correctly...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 09-08-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By Hbjj
Yes i tried JB and 40 micron diamond paste on...

Yes i tried JB and 40 micron diamond paste on cotton patches the JB just shines it up and the diamond cut a little but my feeling is by the time I get the lede nice I will have opened up the groves a...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 09-08-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By Hbjj
Thanks for the reply This is my bored chamber...

Thanks for the reply
This is my bored chamber finish...yuck
I'm also going back to a reamer I just ordered a calfie style ptg

I have a McGowen barrel that I will be fitting to my ruger...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-28-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Hbjj
https://youtu.be/m9DmqPyouPE Youtube video ...

https://youtu.be/m9DmqPyouPE
Youtube video
He talks about maple toward the end
But worth watching the whole thing if you're interested in gun wood
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-27-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Hbjj
Dunlap Woodcrafts › gunstocks Gunstocks –...

Dunlap Woodcrafts › gunstocks
Gunstocks – Dunlap Woodcrafts

Look like it is used
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-27-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Hbjj
Also are the nice blanks 1/4 sawn like this? ...

Also are the nice blanks 1/4 sawn like this?
Also is there any special sizes that are hard to get like extra long or benchrest thick ect
I was given another tree that is not nearly as figured but...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-27-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Hbjj
Does this look right as far as grain direction...

Does this look right as far as grain direction ect
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-17-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Hbjj
Ok i will lay them down in a week or so I'm...

Ok i will lay them down in a week or so
I'm worried about mold
This tree has been down for a couple years so it's not green
But I could see water coming out of the cut as I was slabing it up
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-17-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Hbjj
That's all the one piece blanks I can get from...

That's all the one piece blanks I can get from this stump
There are a few two piece blanks still in there I suppose

Is there any demand for two piece blanks?

We set a eight
year personal...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-16-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Hbjj
I've got the parifin figured out and a good out...

I've got the parifin figured out and a good out of the way storage area

This was a pretty good sized stump to start with
I will probably end up with 20+ blanks of varying sizes and quality
...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-15-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Hbjj
What's the minimum thickness of a blank? I...

What's the minimum thickness of a blank?
I have a few slabs at the 2" mark that are nicely figured should I cut stocks or use it as lumber
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-15-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Hbjj
Ok I will wax the ends and put them up in the...

Ok I will wax the ends and put them up in the back of my shop

I've had trouble with mold in the past on some live edge slabs any ideas for that?
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-15-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Hbjj
Seasoning wood

I'm cutting some big leef mapel blanks and was wondering what I need to do to keep them from checking and molding
Thanks
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 06-13-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By Hbjj
Chamber/leade finishing methods

I've have a bored chamber at .2255 and 2 leade that's not as nice as I wanted

How do you finish your chambers?

I know this is a critical issue in chambers and I appreciate any help
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