All of the late-model loading tools and some of the earlier ones are readily adapted to various cartridges by changing the dies. A majority of these loading tools have the dies attached to the tools by threaded ends. This makes a somewhat slow method of changing dies but on the other hand has two advantages: first, that of security of fastening; second, that of adjustment, for the threaded ends allow the dies to be moved in or out of the body of the tool to adjust them to the proper length for cartridge cases fired in different guns with slightly varying chambers.

Very often it is inconvenient to wait for a new die, for some other cartridge than the one the loading tool is equipped for, to come from the factory, or perhaps a special cartridge is to be loaded for which no factory dies are available. In cases like these the new dies must be made-up on the lathe, for the threads on the die are never a standard thread so these must be lathe-cut. If reamers are available for the cartridge in question, the dies are rough-bored or drilled while in the lathe and then finish-reamed. If no reamers are available the dies may be completely bored in the lathe, then polished, to remove tool marks, with carborundum cloth and crocus cloth. If a small high-speed electric

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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