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Old 07-03-2015, 02:56 PM
Sid W Sid W is offline
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Here is a precision bolt action rifle I was building back when I was a gunsmith in the UK. It never actually got finished because we decided to emigrate to Spain, so I had to break it up :(
The receiver is mostly Duralumin, apart from the rear section where the bolt locked up, which was 6ALV titanium.
I nearly finished the bolt, which was also titanium, but I don't have any pictures of that...







I wish I'd taken more photos of my gunsmithing projects, I rarely used to document anything.

Here's a photo of a hand cut dovetail I did for a front sight. I was going to mill it but then decided it would take too long to set up on the table so I filed it instead. I was proud of that, but it sort of pales into insignificance looking at some of the work you guys do...



I see Guy Lautard is a member here. I have every one of his books, and they are invaluable.
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Old 07-04-2015, 03:14 AM
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HI
Nice work Sid please keep going on making that bolt action
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Old 07-04-2015, 05:41 AM
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Sadly it's long gone SE - I had to destroy all my unfinished projects before I emigrated :(
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Old 07-04-2015, 01:09 PM
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Sadly it's long gone SE - I had to destroy all my unfinished projects before I emigrated :(
Hi
Yes that is sad,maybe a new start ?
I wish you all the best in your new place.

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Old 02-08-2016, 07:25 PM
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Hi Sid,

I only just now saw your post.

Thanks for your kind words re my books. I am trying to get them back in print.

Best, Guy
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