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Old June 15, 2013, 10:45 AM   #59
mehavey
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Oil/Lube on Case -- Bolt Thrust Effects:

Folks, please look at the following data/calculations for a a 243 with varying degrees of "smooth/lubed" chamber


Summary Table with Estimated and Measured Coefficients of Friction
(About 2/3rds down the page)
http://varmintal.com/a243zold.htm

Barring grease so thick that it forms a hydraulic lock, slightly lubed cases/chambers just aren't a problem.

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