By John L. Hinnant. This book discusses step-by-step how to chamber, ream, install and true a barrel to an action. Centered around the Remington 700, this book also covers other common project rifles including the Mauser 98. Illustrations and machinist's drawings help explain each step. 304 Pages - Cloth Bound.
Publisher: Precision Shooting Date of Publication: 2003 Number of Pages: 304
From the Publisher:
This book is the most comprehensive and detailed discourse on the subject of rifle barrel chambering and fitting to date.
304 total 8 1/2 x 11" size pages
146 AutoCAD instructional illustrations.
Each individual step is fully illustrated with one to four detailed AutoCAD drawings.
All steps explained in detailed text.
Twenty (20) AutoCAD drawings for making jigs and tools.
Thirty five (35) pages of text and fifety one (51) illustrations dedicated to action blueprinting.
All major aspects of a custom barrel-fitting job are covered; threading, chambering, head spacing, crowning, etc.
The August, 2003 revision added 104 additional pages, 49 new illustrations and 55 pages of new text. All our copies of the
new edition are autographed by the author.
"I've been fortunate to know John Hinnant for many years and it's no surprise that his book is so effective. He has, after all,
just retired from a lifetime of riflesmithing, machining and teaching industrial arts. Growing up in Texas (west of the Pecos) in
the '40s and '50s, John had an early interest in firearms and machining processes. These interests remained throughout his
life as he taught both to students lucky enough to be enrolled in out of his classes."
- Dave Manson
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"The Complete Illustrated Guide to Precision Rifle Barrel Fitting" Book by John L. Hinnant