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    Yesterday, 05:22 PM
    Thank you . I have been trying to decide what to do with the apature holder and the front strap . Rounding the holder over is probably the best suggestion and what I'm likely to do . I like the idea of vee'ing the front strap . I might...
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    06-02-2020, 05:55 PM
    I think you might want to go learn a bit more about the history of ww2 Before you go to praising the Russians so far as to say we owe them for the victory in Europe . A good place to start would be the lend lease program . Make no mistake...
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    06-02-2020, 03:23 PM
    And almost finished version 3.0 I did a quick cold blue just to get an idea of what I might want to do to make it look a bit more pleasing to the eye . I'll eventually do a rust blue , but that'll wait till I have something else to do...
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    05-29-2020, 12:11 PM
    Sounds like I got lucky and didn't waste money on brass black :) It's all good now though , I know how to make steel look like I want . I can appreciate how much store bought sights cost , even if made on a cnc there is still a whole lot of...
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    05-29-2020, 02:10 AM
    And version 3.0 .... Couldn't find any 12l14 locally so out came the mystery metal from my scraps box , most likely hot rolled mild steel . Not my favorite thing to work with , but beggers can't be choosers .
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    05-27-2020, 12:19 AM
    So , did some shooting over the weekend . First off the sight works just fine , no problems there . The time involved to make tight yet easy to move dovetails was time well spent . However there are a couple things I'm still less then pleased...
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    05-24-2020, 09:13 PM
    Yep , using what I got for screws , or more accurately what another member was kind enough to send me :) I'll find something more aesthetically pleasing someday and change em . And Birchwood casey does mAke a brass black . I just can't...
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    05-24-2020, 02:03 PM
    Go ahead and delete I didn't expect any interest here so it's off to gunbroker .
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    05-24-2020, 12:45 PM
    I really like my little 94 , it's fun to shoot , fairly accurate and .32-20 is about as cheap as it gets to shoot . But I hate buckhorn sights and that's what it had . I also didn't much care to pay for a store bought sight . Or more...
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    05-23-2020, 11:26 PM
    I wanted to get some brass black , but my funds are about zero So I dunked the thing in vinager over night to try and patina it a bit . Not so happy with how it turned out , but it's better then a shiny yellow lump of brass on a 114 year old rifle
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    05-23-2020, 06:15 PM
    Yep , as much powder as you like , a couple card wads and a ball with some udder cream works just fine . Re-sizing the hulls is pretty easy . I forget what size drill bit I used . But all I did was drill the hole in a hardwood block and wack...
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    05-23-2020, 06:03 PM
    Just follow your plan , it'll work just fine . You may or may not eventually have to source a set of dies . Of course that's hoping the 24g cases have already been threw a 577 Die Oh yea , fiochii 24gauge plastic hulls make for cheap and...
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    05-23-2020, 05:22 PM
    No drama , just didn't look like anyone was interested . The dovetails were a whole lot of work , easy to do on the shaper in theory . Not so easy to get nice perfectly fitting dovetails . If you zoom in you can see the wind age and...
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    05-23-2020, 02:52 PM
    I finished the sight up , doesn't seem to be any interest so I don't feel the need to post any pics.
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    05-22-2020, 05:21 PM
    One bump before I send it to gunbroker
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    05-21-2020, 05:15 PM
    I don't use eBay , And the Dell refurb stuff is all out of my price range . Hence the cheap part of my post , money is tight at the moment not working and all
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    05-21-2020, 03:24 PM
    Let me know the verdict when you get a chance to dig it out and test it . Maybe think of a $ figure as well And if you think it might be of use to you in the future , give it a think and be sure you want to let it go .
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    05-21-2020, 03:15 PM
    I've been piecing parts together to build a vertical sten But I am not working and need to free up some cash I have a brand new Indianapolis ordinance vertical sten build kit And 16 inch barrel . Price is $415 shipped to any free...
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    05-21-2020, 01:27 PM
    Hey guys I need an older lap top for a small cnc project . Operating system needs to be Windows xp or win7 (32 bit) other then a parallel port and being able to run a CD Nothing else much matters . Key words here are working , and...
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    05-18-2020, 09:17 PM
    Some more progess , I'm at the point where I have something to mount on the rifle and try . I'll pretty it up a bit if I'm happy with how it works . Maybe see if I can find some brass blacking to , I for sure don't like all the yellow .
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    05-17-2020, 10:09 PM
    Sooo.... version 2.0 started . It'll make more sense tomarow when I make the missing piece :)
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    05-09-2020, 11:06 AM
    Speaking of thinking things threw , I plan for wind age screws isn't gonna work with a sight protector. Won't be able to get to get to it . Duh! So , proto type #2 coming shortly.
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    05-07-2020, 08:59 AM
    Oh sure measuring the original sight height is always a good idea and helpful . But when your adding in a bit more lenght to your sight radius and morally against complicated mathematics ... a guess is what you end up with :) Really though , ...
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    05-07-2020, 07:25 AM
    I don't make drawings or always think things threw , I just start making what ever is on my mind And see how it works out . Usually wrong :) so I start with easy to work with materials .
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    05-06-2020, 10:57 PM
    I'm looking for an excuse to go to the hardware store ... I do need a couple drill bits . I already know i am not going to be happy with how it's going to look It'll be to much brass for my tastes . I'm more interested in how it will work...
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    05-05-2020, 07:46 AM
    Im pretty sure The marlin 30aw was a different gun then a 336 They might take the same barrel , but I'd do some home work .
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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