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Old September 19, 2017, 21:06   #1
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Locking shoulder issues

Finally got my L1 A1 barreled up and ready to go. It is an Imbel inch cut. I currently have a .260 locking shoulder which is giving me a very easy bolt closure. I'm quite sure moving to a .261 will give me the headspace I am looking for. The issue is the Locking shoulder I currently have will easily slide in and out of the receiver. Spinning it in the calipers on the ends gives me a measurement of .294 just trying to confirm that I should need a number three oversized based on the charts I am seeing. Thanks
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Old September 20, 2017, 08:33   #2
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The L1A1 chart I have doesn't list .294" as a shaft dia. The smallest is .2978" followed by .2982", .2990", and .2998".


Possibly you misread your calipers or somebody has been monkeying with that LS?
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Old September 20, 2017, 09:36   #3
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Actually now that you mention it as I'm driving I'm thinking that I may have recalibrated them to use with a bullet comparator and not set the dial back to zero. I will check again this evening. thanks that could have been an expensive mistake.
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Old September 20, 2017, 18:47   #4
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All good they were off. Just need a first oversized.
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