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Old November 29, 2012, 08:28 AM   #5
rodfac
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Any time you change the crown, you run the risk of losing some accuracy. It's a job I'd entrust only to a first rate gunsmith. If your accuracy hasn't been degraded, I'd leave well enough alone!

Marine armorers that I spoke with at Camp Perry six years ago, did the job on a lathe, and only when absolutely necessary. Cleaning rod damage was the prime source of muzzle damage in their opinion.

Rod
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