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Post Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 6:21 am 
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I picked up a section of 3" round Aluminum today to start my Cat Head.

Dave, I have it bored out to 1.5 at this point but I was wondering if you could tell me the approximate ID of yours?

It looks to be 1.75-2 inch but that's a WAG!

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Post Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 2:31 pm 
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I'm away from the shop for a few days so I can't measure it. IIRC, it has about 5/8 to 3/4" wall thickness. It's not critical just as long as the ID is large enough so there is clearance for the lower lugs when the barrel is centered.

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Post Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:56 pm 
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Roger that Dave, I guess I was being lazy. Enjoy your time away from the nut house!

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Post Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:05 am 
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For us guys that just don't have access to a lathe; is there a big difference in results between the 11deg crown cutter from Brownells or Manson Precision?

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Post Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 4:01 pm 
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As far as appearance? Probably not depending on the finishing labor to "pretty it up". To shoot, probably a measurable difference .
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