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Re: Bottem of barrel & receiver makings on M 1868 rifle
Posted by Al Frasca on Wednesday, 6 July 2016, at 8:17 a.m., in response to Re: Bottem of barrel & receiver makings on M 1868 rifle, posted by Dick Hosmer on Wednesday, 6 July 2016, at 2:30 a.m.
If you are going to retaper the barrel starting from the breech end, a collet would be used in the lathe which would center the barrel for the retapering, or recrowning. A centering post would be used midway to stablize the muzzle end.
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