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Old 03-13-2008, 12:24 AM
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1911 chamber reamer




I bought a finish Clymer reamer,do I need a guide of some sorts to use this?
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Old 03-13-2008, 01:00 AM
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Not if it has a built-in pilot and the freebore length is correct...
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Old 03-13-2008, 01:03 AM
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Where is the built in pilot, is that the front of the reamer?

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Old 03-13-2008, 01:35 AM
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Yep. You should see either a taper forward of the breech bevel, then a pilot. If you don't, you're gonna need to adapt a pilot from your collection or call the mfr for the proper pilot (maybe after you slug the bore....)
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