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    1000yrd BR, Piping, motorbikes, shooting and a baw hair of amature gun smithing.

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  1. hunter686

    Busing Bolt problem

    Hi Ronin, Ideally I'd have gripped it up against the shoulder but as you can see: *picture attached* it's near impossible to due to the machining overlap that's been left behind. There's 4 separate surfaces over the space of about 10mm when you break it down. Where I've worked out all the dimensions the the pin retracts around 3.77mm and was going for a 4mm bushing. As it stands the pin already runs inside the hole apposed to leading in via a cone. I wish it was PTG. I've sent you a PM IN regards to who made it.
  2. Hi all, I have decided to bush the firing pin hole on my "Custom action" that I've had for just over a year. I've had primer issues since day one all the way through the pressure curve and deciced to pull the bolt apart and do some checks to find out what i was dealing with. Having mic'd and clocked all the internal parts of the bolts and firing pin i have run into a few issues: The firing pin hole is off centre by .2mm which when chucked up and examined is very noticeable. I'm not too bitter about this as bushing it properly will sort this. Not the most impressive for a £1500 action though... Firing pin/hole tolerance: Having mic'd the firing pin and pin gauged the holes there sizes are 0.067 for the pin and 0.072 on the firing pin hole leaving around 5tho of clearance. This is where i think the main issues of the crating is coming from and as far as i'm concerned significantly more than it should be. Bent firing pin: This is the part that is causing me the biggest issue. If you look along the pin itself there are at least 3 separate cutting operations leaving 2 obvious parallels that are nowhere near each other in terms of concentricity. i.e half moon cuts along the pin assembly . There is also significant run out over the 5mm end section of the pin its-self that you can see in the images. I have attached 3 images; One of the bolt in a "true" section of the bolt about 0.0024mm or 0.00009" runout. (This is the closest i could get without actually taking the time to adjust it) and then showing the bent pin. The very end of the pin showing almost dead nuts with the true section. But when you move 5mm up the pin this thin opens out to 0.01mm or 0.0004' 3tho run out in the space of 5mm. I drilled a sample 0.067" hole in some hardened steel to see how the pin would clear and sure enough the pin binds around 1/3 - 1/2 down. Any suggestion on how to approach this? Obviously with the assembly being bent the pin needs significant clearance in order for it to work but this leads me back to square one. One thought is to precision grind the whole pin down to 0.0062 and got from there. Or, manipulate the pin to relieve the warp? Any advice is much appreciated. Thanks in advance
  3. If you're not reloading I'd go to my local gun shop and see what they have most of In terms of ammo. The usual suspects will be 223, 22-250, 243 and so on. If you are only going to lamping ranges anything more than a cumshot will be sufficient. I'm a big advocate of the .204 but you will get far more offerings in .223 and it will give you a chance to diversify your rifle if you want to go bigger or smaller in terms of grain weight or game. Maby look into 1-8 or a 1-10 twist if you can get it. Gives you the option to stretch the legs if you start to get the notion for longer ranges.
  4. hunter686

    New .204 load

    Can't remember as I don't have the rifle any more. Just put the fps up to 3730 on your BC for the 39s and it won't be too far off
  5. hunter686

    New .204 load

    Give this a shot: 27.4gr N135. I know 5 guys in total that shot this load out of a 20' Tikka and it went lights out in all of them. They come in at around 3750fps. The best group i ever shot on this load was 1/4" at 314 yrds with the 39 SBK. I previously used 10X and although it worked for a lot of guys my Tikka HATED it
  6. Hi There,

    Are the scope rings still for sale, if so what is the actual height off the rail to the bottom of the scope tube, if so please email me back my email is vince.mitchell12@gmail.com or better still call on 0774 260 6779. I don't use UKV much.

    Is this the best price on the rings I am deffienantly interested.



  7. hunter686

    Ladder V's OCW: Which works best for you?

    I use this method to great effect. My current match round was picked up in the very first test (about 10 rounds) and I havn't changed it 700 shots. Apart from to chase the lands. I'm looking for to 1/3 MOA out that gun to 1000 yards
  8. It's a panasonic hc-w580eb-k. Pretty cheap and films in full HD
  9. I'll give this a shot once the snow clears up. I'v got a 2 Litre bottle of "Orange Pop" Rolling about my foot well thats starting to piss me off lol
  10. Eh? The batch of 440, 139gr, 9 gram, 6.5, .264 Scenars

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