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Oxy-Acetylene Welding DVD
Title
Oxy-Acetylene Welding DVD
Description

by Steve Bleile

This DVD was produced in 1998 and covers all aspects of oxy-acetylene welding techniques and safety concerns. 42 minutes.

 
Price
$25.95
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BC86
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Truing Your Action and Installing a New Barrel DVD
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Truing Your Action and Installing a New Barrel DVD
Description

by Steve Acker

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

 
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$54.95
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BC91
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Using Layout Tools DVD
Title
Using Layout Tools DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Often, getting underway on a project -- reading the drawings and doing the required markup on the metal -- can be the most challenging part. Rudy discusses every layout tool from his vast collection and demonstrates its function. He also gives you a detailed look at mechanical drawings and how to interpret them. This tape is a must for every novice machinist. 1 hour 30 minutes.

Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

 
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$39.95
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In Stock
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BC201
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Arc Welding I DVD
Title
Arc Welding I DVD
Description

by Steve Bleile

This DVD was produced in 2000. Steve describes and demonstrates several basic aspects of arc welding, as well as important safety concerns. 44 minutes.

 
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$25.95
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Backordered
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BC81
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Arc Welding II DVD
Title
Arc Welding II DVD
Description

by Steve Bleile

This DVD provides more insight into "watching the puddle" to set the amperage, adjust the travel speed, and maintain the correct rod angle and arc gap. It also covers metal preparation, fit up, and welder skills for butt joints, lap joints, T-joints and corner joints. 45 minutes.

 
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$25.95
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In Stock
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BC82
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Bedding, Scoping, and Crowning the Remington 700 - DVD
Title
Bedding, Scoping, and Crowning the Remington 700 - DVD
Description

by Steve Acker

Steve shows how to have a rifle that is easier to shoot accurately, with little shift in zero, using only hand tools. Bedding techniques demonstrated on three styles of stock. His methods for mounting and lapping in a scope and crowning process will assure you of improved shooting. 2 hours

 
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$49.95
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BC89
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Building a Target Rifle DVD
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Building a Target Rifle DVD
Description

by Steve Acker

This rifle was first described in The Home Shop Machinist magazine, and now is in video form. Steve uses some techniques and state-of-the-art tools never before seen on video. Every step of machining the receiver, bolt, barrel and scope mounts is shown. He discusses and shows the various components, tools and products he uses when building this highly precise firearm. 2 DVDs. 4 hours 10 minutes

 
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$59.95
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BC88
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Correcting Bolt Lug Engagement and Excess Headspace DVD
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Correcting Bolt Lug Engagement and Excess Headspace DVD
Description

by Steve Acker

Steve demonstrates how a gunsmith can rework the Remington 700 bolt action rifle for more accuracy, using basic tooling and setups on the lathe and workbench. The work is done on a factory varmint rifle not as accurate as it should be, and which has long headspace. He improves bolt contact and the front receiver ring contact. 1 hour 35 minutes

 
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$49.95
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BC90
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Drilling, Reaming, Tapping and Milling on the Drill Press DVD
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Drilling, Reaming, Tapping and Milling on the Drill Press DVD
Description

by Rudy Kouhoupt

Drilling, Reaming, Tapping and Milling on the Drill Press. Many people sell the drill press short when it comes to machining. Rudy demonstrates many operations that make it a very important part of your shop.

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$35.95
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BC74
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Figure It Out - Common Sense and a Calculator DVD
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Figure It Out - Common Sense and a Calculator DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Did you ever wonder how high the valves should lift; what happens when you scale it up or down; how big the inlet passage should be; why small engines run so fast; how heavy it will be; how the flywheel effect changes with size; how to set your lathe for greater accuracy; or how to check tapers and angles? Rudy describes and illustrates his real world approach to problem solving on these and other subjects in the shop and at the drawing board. He includes an outline and drawings of examples used in the DVD presentation.

Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

 
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$35.95
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BC75
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Flux Core Arc Welding DVD
Title
Flux Core Arc Welding DVD
Description

by Steve Bleile

This DVD is an introduction to flux core arc welding, featuring extremely close-up demonstrations of actual welds in all positions. Steve discusses equipment, welding wires, fundamentals, self-shielded and gas shielded types. 56 minutes.

 
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$25.95
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BC83
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GMAW (MIG) Wire Feed Welding DVD
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GMAW (MIG) Wire Feed Welding DVD
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by Steve Bleile

This DVD was produced in 2002 provides a "working knowledge" of the technical aspects, plus the welder skills necessary for using the Gas Metal Arc Welding process, commonly referred to as mig welding (solid wire with an externally furnished shielding gas). This process has been used in industry for a long time, but with the development of smaller, less expensive welding machines, it is becoming widespread in home shops because of its ease of operation. Steve also covers safety concerns inherent with all welding procedures. 45 minutes.

 
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$25.95
Availability
Backordered
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BC84
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Hot Bluing Firearms DVD
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Hot Bluing Firearms DVD
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by Steve Acker

The chemical and mechanical processes of hot bluing steel are described by Steve. He then demonstrates the procedures with the best quality equipment and materials. He also describes how you can blue your firearms on a limited budget. Learn to apply a professional finish to your firearms and restore the beauty of your old ones. See a layout used by professionals for profitable bluing and excellent results. Equipment, alternate heat sources and safety concerns are discussed in detail. 1 hour 10 minutes

 
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$49.95
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BC92
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How to Cut Screw Threads DVD
Title
How to Cut Screw Threads DVD
Description

by Rudy Kouhoupt

Screw Thread forms, and parts, cutting calculations and techniques for cutting threads on the lathe are described and demonstrated. Printed charts and tables are included with this machining DVD. 1 hour.

 
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$35.95
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BC64
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Laying Track at Train Mountain DVD
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Laying Track at Train Mountain DVD
Description
Quentin Breen described the complex and very thorough process of laying track on the 17 miles of 7-1/2" gauge track over the very hilly terrain at Train Mountain in Chiloquin, Oregon. Volunteers demonstrate the process. 
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$17.95
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In Stock
Order Code
BC171