300 wsm reamer

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by HANDLER, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. HANDLER

    HANDLER Well-Known Member

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    i purchased a 300 wsm reamer from a member,,,its marked,,,300 wsm ,,fin,,,.339 nk,,,.149FB I understand all buy the star thing that screws in the end??do i ream a chamber with the star thing in the end????thnx
     

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  2. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    You need a bushing on there before you go to making chips
     

  3. HANDLER

    HANDLER Well-Known Member

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    so,,,get rid of the star thing and replace with bushing?
     
  4. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    No !!!!

    The star holds the bushing in the reamer.

    J E CUSTOM
     
  5. HANDLER

    HANDLER Well-Known Member

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    OK THNX,,,just looks differnt than my other bushing reamers
     
  6. EddieHarren

    EddieHarren Well-Known Member

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    The retaining screw, (the star thing) is cut to allow coolant/cutting fluid to pass through the pilot bushing, when using a muzzle flush system.
     
  7. HANDLER

    HANDLER Well-Known Member

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    WELL,,,,that explains everything,,,thnx for the reply,,,i have been enlightened,lol