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  • waksupi's Avatar
    06-23-2018, 11:35 AM
    Slowly back away from the bong, and quit drinking that water! :D
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    06-23-2018, 02:16 AM
    ...............foesgth, I simply wanted to add my welcome to the board along with a wish and a prayer for your continued healing. But yes, sometimes guys around here can be 1st class instigators. It may add to your capabilities, but can also have...
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    06-22-2018, 10:27 AM
    Do a search for Jack First Gun Parts.
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    06-22-2018, 10:19 AM
    Considering the .358 Win is based on the .308 case, I disagree. .358 Win is probably the finest cast bullet round you can chamber for.
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    06-21-2018, 10:27 AM
    I recall a so-called gunsmith who drilled through the barrel of a Sharps to mount sights. First shot, the sight took a trip.
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    06-16-2018, 09:56 AM
    That's the right way to do it. Also notice the notch on the front of the cock. If you guns don't have that, get out a file or Dremel and do it. It directs fragments away from the eyes, and helps split the fired cap for easier removal.
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    06-15-2018, 10:50 AM
    Yep, they do that. People around here open the hoods of the vehicle when camped in the back country. The pack rats prefer enclosed spaces
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  • Buckshot's Avatar
    06-15-2018, 02:39 AM
    ..............Getting serious with one of these things can be a real marriage wrecker The entire family of these rifles are just alike, except they all had different mom's and dad's. I've had 6 of them pass thru my hands. I still have 3 of them....
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    06-15-2018, 01:50 AM
    Buckshot replied to a thread Fun old singleshots? in Rimfire Area
    :-) HA! Yes it does. This was the evening of the day I'd picked it up and had it all apart cleaning and checking it out. Wanted to get some pics, but wasn't ready to put it all back together yet. ...............Buckshot
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    06-14-2018, 03:22 AM
    Buckshot replied to a thread Fun old singleshots? in Rimfire Area
    ..............Picked up the Winchester M67A at a local indoor range for $225. It's in at least VG condition with a mirror bore. According to details, it was built in 1936. It has 2 common hiccups. It was D&T'd for a sidesaddle scope mount at some...
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    06-10-2018, 11:30 AM
    I didn't find much, if any difference in the roughened balls. Both the smoothbores I have at the time shoot like rifles, so what would I do with a bit more group tightener? If I am on target, they are going to hit.
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    06-09-2018, 08:55 PM
    I don't think it was made for trade, as the gun has much nicer engraving than the Chief's grade guns.
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    06-09-2018, 02:30 AM
    9.3x62Al and I had a great time (as usual). Heck, instead of just having a good time I actually made a bit of an effort and managed to win the 100 yard group competition :-) If I'd do more shooting and less time blabbing and looking at everyone...
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    06-08-2018, 09:06 PM
    wills replied to a thread wads in 45-70 in Black Powder Cartridge
    Some gasket material contains metal, which might not be good for your barrel. Some people use a paper wad over the flash hole to keep powder out. They think it improves the ignition.
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    06-07-2018, 10:36 AM
    Steel wool will not cause a problem, as long as you let the previous layer of finish dry completely before rub out.
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    06-01-2018, 11:50 AM
    I seem to recall some models of Toyota had a sludge problem. Do a search for it.
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    06-01-2018, 11:42 AM
    What are they being installed on? If a gun, bad juju could be in your future.
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    05-30-2018, 01:36 AM
    waksupi replied to a thread Fedex failed claim in Our Town
    I've started claims before, and have found out they were delivered by the post office, rather than Fedex. Since I don't go down the mountain often to check the mail, I didn't know it had been sitting in my mailbox. Just another time in my life I...
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    05-30-2018, 01:19 AM
    waksupi started a thread Cannon shoot in Muzzleloading.
    This is a video I did at the Wild Horse Rendezvous, Cyr Montana, Memorial Day weekend. This is sponsored by the Sapphire Mountain Men, and is a yearly event. This is the largest cannon event in the northwest, although the number of shooters was down...
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    05-30-2018, 01:02 AM
    The finished product has a lot to do with what you know what to do with what you get. Check out my sticky on Joni Lynn's Mauser for tips on correct stock design. Boyd's leave plenty wood to do it right if you take the time. I personally detest a...
    22 replies | 1049 view(s)
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check