Truing the Action and Installing a New Barrel by Steve Acker (DVD)
Steve goes to work on the lathe and mill to make an accurate custom bolt action hunting rifle.
The result is a fairly light, stable and reliable firearm.
He demonstrates techniques for truing the bolt face and lugs, threading and crowning a new barrel, recutting the receiver threads, machining the recoil lug, and much more.
(2 hours, 30 minutes).
Steve Acker is a gunsmith and machinist who writes "The Gunsmith Machinist" column for Machinist's Workshop (formerly Projects in Metal) magazine, as well as other machining articles for “The Home Shop Machinist” magazine. His work as a gunsmith is superb--meticulous in detail. Steve has produced five excellent instructional DVDs that will assure you of greater accuracy.