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Unread 07-20-2013, 04:37 PM
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Muzzle crowning tools

Are there any crowning tools available than can be used by hand and not with a lathe?

If so, what brand/type do you recommend?

Thanks,

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    Unread 07-20-2013, 10:16 PM
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    Re: Muzzle crowning tools

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    Are there any crowning tools available than can be used by hand and not with a lathe?

    If so, what brand/type do you recommend?

    Thanks,

    M

    Dave Manson, of Manson precision reamers has a great set of crowning tools.

    They are very good even if you have a Lathe on shorter barrels and pistols that cant be placed in a Lathe.

    Check Manson's tool,s out.

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    Re: Muzzle crowning tools

    If you are crowning a brand new barrel, have a smith do it. If just touching up a crown, Brownells has a hand operated tool. I have never used it.
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    Re: Muzzle crowning tools

    you can probably do it with right size counterbore and right pilot, then put a chamfer with countersink, however its all in theory and I never done it without lathe....
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    Re: Muzzle crowning tools

    I have/use (have from .224 to .458) the PTG crown tool with interchangeable pilots. works very well
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