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Old 08-24-2021, 09:14 AM
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I'm thinking that you are right on the money about having a 'smith face the cylinder a couple of thousandths as the answer; I hadn't considered that maneuver to increase the b/c gap. Usually I don't care about having to work the yoke 'cause it's a replacement cylinder going in, but the headspace is so minimal on this 22 one that adding 2 or 3 thousandths via shim would probably make it too tight. Sending the cylinder off would be the simplest answer, and the right one to boot! Since I don't have those abilities or tools, my mind didn't go in that direction! I did think about getting a facing cutter that goes through the barrel, but I'd have to get a forcing cone cutter too, and it would mess with the Jet b/c gap. Now I just need to find a 'smith who will do it.

Usually, they say working on the cheapest part since you can replace it, but a 22 LR Jet cylinder, doesn't look like that's the case here.......

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