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    02-15-2017, 08:54 PM
    We need to see some targets and I really like that stock.
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    02-15-2017, 08:44 PM
    I found the best prices at Buds on the Howa's. Didn't look at or for the HCR though. I think the Howa's are great. And so are the Creedmoor's. I've...
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    02-15-2017, 08:25 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread extraction issues in Rifles
    Great!! Let's see some targets.
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    02-12-2017, 10:38 PM
    Sounds like a plan to me.
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    02-12-2017, 09:47 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    Well I shot it 3 times and cleaned it. Some copper fouling but not a lot. Going to try it out tomorrow and see how bad it fouls again. Didn't blow me...
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    02-10-2017, 01:24 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread project savage in Rifles
    It's really just a matter of what someone likes. Some people love them and some don't.
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    02-09-2017, 09:36 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread Remington 700's ?? in Rifles
    This is a group I shot with my stock 700P in.308. This is a 5 shot group and 1 sighter I used for a target. This was with the stock trigger. It does...
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    02-09-2017, 09:24 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread project savage in Rifles
    I've got a Shilen Match 30-06 on a Savage. It is a #7 contour. Not sure about the chamber but it is very accurate. Very smooth bore. Hardly any...
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    02-09-2017, 08:09 PM
    Also, what do you know about budsgunshop? They have the Savage for $650 but it seems fishy to me. Maybe an older model? I've bought 2 Howa's from...
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    02-06-2017, 09:39 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    I got it all together. Trigger, bolt release and put the scope base on without bedding it. Tightened it on the front and there was no movement on the...
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    02-05-2017, 09:36 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    Well I got the barrel on the action. Headspaced, antisiezed and torqued tight. Didn't get the trigger or the bolt put back together yet though. Did...
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    02-04-2017, 08:51 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    That's the way it was done. Got the heaters running and the barrel is in the chuck. Been doing some sharpening and aligning. Letting the barrel...
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    02-02-2017, 01:05 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    There is a work around for this but it is complicated with a lot of individual steps that have to be performed exactly. Any screw up and it's start...
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    02-02-2017, 08:59 AM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    When cutting metric and other types of threads, the thread dial must be disengaged from the leadscrew, and the half nut clamped to the leadscrew...
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    02-01-2017, 10:13 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    CRC thread cutting oil. I use the same oil cutting the chamber. Makes a very smooth finish. Cutting the metric threads in my lathe requires leaving...
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    02-01-2017, 07:38 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    Yes I do and yes it does on the stub. Hard to use a thread guage on internal threads. The threaded fit feels really good. A little tight with hardly...
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    02-01-2017, 07:20 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    The degree scale on some lathes on the compound is different. Some will read 60 and some will read 30 degrees. Does the thread angle matter if both...
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    02-01-2017, 06:43 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    Internal action threads look the same but I can't get a pic through the action screw hole.
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    02-01-2017, 06:03 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    59.5 degrees
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    01-31-2017, 09:32 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    My practice stub.
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    01-29-2017, 09:07 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread Howa Archangel rifle in Rifles
    You can also buy barreled actions at Bud's. Good prices and they may have an FFL holder near you on their preferred list. Just saying.
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    01-29-2017, 06:52 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
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    01-29-2017, 06:36 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    I recessed the 90 degree crown about.060. I use a bit that is cut back on the bottom for more clearance. Have to sharpen it each time. Do that...
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    01-28-2017, 09:41 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    It's lathe cut. The other one I cut has a 90 degree crown on it. I wanted to try this one as it seems to be the most popular. I have a special ground...
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    01-28-2017, 07:20 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    A brake might be nice. I could watch the bullets go through the paper. I had a Model 70 with the Boss on it in 30-06. No thanks for hunting. Recoil...
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    01-28-2017, 01:07 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    It's.705 at the muzzle. I don't use a suppressor or a brake but if I decide to I can do it later. 22 inches will fit through the headstock on my...
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    01-28-2017, 12:59 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread Barrel buying in SOP
    ^^^^^^^^^ That's where I got mine. Shipped fast too.
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    01-24-2017, 10:06 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    Here's a pic of the crown. The wavey look is light reflection. Smooth as a babies butt.
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    01-24-2017, 09:35 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    I understand what you're saying. The bullet will contact the leade where the reamer has cut and not actually the rifling. I'll have to check my...
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    01-24-2017, 07:53 PM
    OLEJOE replied to a thread New howa build in Rifles
    I've got a Savage 6.5X284 take off that I was wondering why I was keeping around. I may just cut some of it out and do this. Thanks for the info. I...
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