Posted: 9/18/2010 6:19:31 PM EDT
I have an itch to thread a couple of my post ban rifles for a removable break. I've never done it, but the instructions I've read seem to be pretty straight forward...
I have 2 rifles I'd like to do. A Hungarian SA85-M with a OS barrel dia of .552 and the Egyptian Maadi S/A with an O/S dia of .503. Can I purchase the same die (1/2-28) to do both barrels? I know the .552 SA85-M should be 14x1L, but I'd like to only purchase 1 die for both rifles... Will the 1/2-28 work on both rifles,without any problems, or is there too much material on the SA85-M?
Your .503 dia. will work, but the .552 dia. will need to be cut down to tap to 1/2-28.
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