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Old 11-30-2009, 06:36 AM   #166
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I made this



After I threaded the barrel on this.

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Old 11-30-2009, 07:19 AM   #167
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... The globinator struck on a couple of the welds, but theres plenty of penetration.
They look just like Suzuki factory welds. Nothing to worry about.
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Old 11-30-2009, 08:17 AM   #168
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I made this

That knurled nut goes on the barrel when not using the sil...er, suppressor?
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Old 11-30-2009, 08:18 AM   #169
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That knurled nut goes on the barrel when not using the sil...er, suppressor?
Yessir. It's called a "thread protector."
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Old 11-30-2009, 09:11 AM   #170
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Yessir. It's called a "thread protector."
Are most barrels externally threaded? Or are some internally threaded like a choke on a shotgun?
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Old 11-30-2009, 09:22 AM   #171
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Are most barrels externally threaded? Or are some internally threaded like a choke on a shotgun?
Barrels are not threaded. I threaded that one prior to making the protector.


Most barrels that become threaded are threaded externally.
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Old 11-30-2009, 09:26 AM   #172
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How did you do that checkering on the thread protector? I am trying to do the same thing to my bolt.
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Old 11-30-2009, 11:02 AM   #173
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How did you do that checkering on the thread protector? I am trying to do the same thing to my bolt.

Probably like this.
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Old 11-30-2009, 11:35 AM   #174
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Probably like this.
Yep. That's the way.
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Old 11-30-2009, 06:20 PM   #175
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Probably like this.
Cool link.
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Old 12-01-2009, 12:24 PM   #176
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Dinner:

veggie,


Chicken:


Grilling:


Kicking it up a bit:


Veggies after a quick blanch,


Spiced up and warmed, not for the kicker:


And cooking:


Ready to eat:


Yummy
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Old 12-01-2009, 12:55 PM   #177
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Old 12-01-2009, 05:34 PM   #178
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How did you do that checkering on the thread protector? I am trying to do the same thing to my bolt.
Is the bolt already heat treated?
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Old 12-02-2009, 10:51 AM   #179
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Is the bolt already heat treated?
Today I knurled some 1144 steel rods that have been HT'd to Rockwell C 24-27 with no problems. A grade 8 bolt has a minimum hardness of C 33.
http://www.accu-trak.com/holders_straddle.html
These type tools don't load the machine or part as much.
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Old 12-04-2009, 12:04 AM   #180
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I built this beasty, from the ground up, about 12 years ago... out of misc. Land Rover bits. So... yeah... I guess it's a BITSA! I fab'd and galv. all the bumpers, sliders, skids, rollcage, dash panels, floors, fuel tank, swingaway tire carrier, etc. myself. In it's stock form it was a 4 cyl., drum brake, leafsprung rig... back in 1965. It's now a V8, four corner disc brakes, four corner coil sprung, automatic animal. No joke... I've dialed it in to give early Range Rover / Discovery ride comfort, but... with better than Defender off-road ability. WIN WIN. It's been with me and will stay with me... and will be handed down to the next generation when the time comes. What was not fab'd by me... only genuine Land Rover parts had been used. I built it up to outlast me... I've no worries about that.

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