Feb 20

Mr. BulletFeeder adapter for bullet feeding die

If someone builds a bullet collator, most likely they will opt for the cheaper $30 Hornady bullet feeeding die, but if you do end up buying the excellent bullet feeder die from Mr. Bulletfeeder you will need an adapter.  Here is a way you can quickly make the necessary adapter.

Materials needed:

  • 1 x 3/4″  to 1″ PEX hose adapter
  • 1 x 5/8″ tap or a heated screw
  • 1 x 8-32 tap and screw

I think the pictures say it all:

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Have fun with this simple, but useful project.

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Nov 18

How to modify a S&W sight for a Taurus M44




Fortunately,  this was such a quick job, I forgot to take pictures of the process itself.  I started with a extra SDM S&W sight I had laying around.  The S&W sight had a square mount and then I overlaid the Taurus sight and scribed the radius onto it.  With a belt sander I reshaped the sight to scribed line.  Then with a file remove some metal from each side, just enough for it to fit the mount on the M44.  Now take a drill bit that is smaller than the pin and start a hole through the pin hole into the sight, just enough where you can see it.  Then take the sight out and finish drilling the hole on a drill press. A little cold blueing will cover the bare metal and reinstall.  I added some loctite red to give it a little extra hold and a gunsmith recommended it as a general good practice when staking sites.  Remember to let it cure and the gunsmith went as far as not returning the gun until it was cured!

Enjoy your new sight!

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