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Old August 1, 2008, 08:55 PM   #1
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dovetail cutting guide

anyone who wants to modify and cut there own front sight here a jig to make life easier.
www.dixiegunworks.com
(MT3700)DOVETAIL CUTTING GUIDE=$39.95

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Old August 1, 2008, 09:10 PM   #2
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Lot of money to cut one or two dovetails. You can do it by hand if you're careful. http://www.muzzleloadingforum.com/fu...arch/1/#572708
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Old August 2, 2008, 05:25 PM   #3
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hm, i like it lol. bobn
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Old August 2, 2008, 07:07 PM   #4
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good post hawg



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Old August 14, 2008, 05:28 PM   #5
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Guess I'm old and tired, so I use my milling machine. Start with 1/4 in. square bottom end mill and finish with dovetail cutter and a tiny little file.
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Old August 14, 2008, 06:21 PM   #6
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Why do you use the end mill before the dovetail cutter?
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Old August 14, 2008, 06:49 PM   #7
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End mills are better for hogging out material, don't dull as readily and are easier to sharpen and/or cheaper to replace than dove tail cutters.

That is my experience. I am NOT a machinist.

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