This is where some misunderstand barrel fitting
and simply remove metal until the barrel locks up, removing too much too soon with too many strokes of the file.
I like the AR-style barrel fitting
to make barrel changes relatively simple.
We now move on to the heart of the matter: barrel fitting
If a customer comes to me with a bolt-action rifle I can help him to a certain extent, but if he really wants to squeeze the last bit of accuracy out of his pet thunderstick, I send him to a master riflesmith for action work and barrel fitting
Meister has been customizing and repairing 1911s since 1983, and he is a 2009 graduate of Bill Laughridge's Cylinder & Slide Custom 1911 and Match Grade Barrel Fitting
Traditional methods of barrel fitting
often leave this timing to chance," explains Stan.
It took a lot of fussing over recoil springs, buffer pads and barrel fitting
to get it to run and not beat itself to death.
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Precision Rifle Barrel Fitting
by John Hinnant is an excellent book on barrel fitting
and includes a brief but thorough section on turning these unusual threads.
Before starting the barrel fitting
procedure, make a couple quick checks.
Gaining enough clearance to provide function, without creating so much slop that accuracy suffers, is a graduate-level exercise in barrel fitting
Starting with beautifully uniform components, barrel fitting
at the Les Baer shop goes much faster.
When a completed action is ready for barrel fitting
, a headspace gauge is slipped into the chamber and the barrel screwed on until proper headspace is achieved.