March 23rd, 2017, 04:38 PM
Join Date: Aug 2009
Originally Posted by nf1e
There is a fixed barrel vise available at CMP that works great for M1 and M14 standard barrels. Just slide the barrel in place and go to it. There is also a rather crude receiver wrench that works for the 03, carbine and M1- m14. I love digging things out in the shop and taking photos.
I have one of those ^^^ but because it's aluminum, after removing some real tight barrels, and installing a few barrels the upper block edges that capture the 2 side "ledges" on the barrel,,, well the aluminum is distorted and barrels want to rotate as I tighten. Makes it so you can't use a level with the Badger timing gauge (block) whatever you want to call them.. That's why I went with the Brownells vise with steel bushings and I use the lead shims.