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- 1) Tends battery of machines that cut spiral grooves into bores of artillery and small arms weapons by either of following methods: Inserts barrel in collet of machine and button in hole of push rod attachment on machine.
- 2) Starts machine to rotate barrel and feed it over button to impress grooves in bore.
- 3) Locks broach or hook cutter in drawing head and barrel in indexing head of broaching machine, using wrenches.
- 4) Moves levers to regulate automatic feed and to cut rifling to specified depth and twist.
- 5) Cleans bore, using cleaning rod and patch, and examines bore for burrs and scratches.
- 6) Measures rifling for conformance to specifications, using dial and depth gauges.
- 7) May be designated according to type of rifling tool used as Barrel Rifler, Broach; Barrel Rifler, Button; Barrel Rifler, Hook.
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