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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:33 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Barrel break in in Factory Rifles
    In my opinion barrel break in is mislabeled on custom barrels. Leade angle break in is more appropriate. You are trying to smooth any rough spots the chamber reamer left in the leade angle. Copper or lead will adhere to the rough spots and these...
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    Yesterday, 05:05 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Question for the group in Cast Boolits
    I believe the Barnes Triple Shock 100% Copper bullet http://www.barnesbullets.com/bullets/tsx/ is the best hunting bullet ever developed. I works extremely well on lights skinned game like small deer and antelope and equally well on elk and moose. ...
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  • fatelvis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:05 PM
    Why don't you prime one of your new DW cases and fill it with water, and weigh how much water it takes to fill the case. (keep dripping water in until it almost overflows from the case). I will plug in the data into Quickload for you. Just a FYI, I...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:11 PM
    Bunch of NIB ones listed here http://www.gunbroker.com/All/BI.aspx?Keywords=1873+carbine
    3 replies | 182 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:50 PM
    That's an opinion best kept to yourself. One, it's very classless - second by the time you put one or two sweatshirts on under the shooting coat size adds up quickly. you can also try here: http://www.usrifleteams.com/lrforum/ ...
    3 replies | 100 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:06 AM
    Cimarron does on in 44 Mag. http://www.cimarron-firearms.com/1873-carbine-44-mag-19-rnd-barrel.html
    3 replies | 182 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:32 AM
    I agree with you and this was always my understanding: http://dictionary.sensagent.com/Heeled%20bullet/en-en/ Track of the Wolf or Lee clouds the issue some: https://www.trackofthewolf.com/List/Item.aspx/1198/1/LEE-90382 Planning to give...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-27-2016, 09:43 PM
    I recently bought a convertible that needed a cylinder replaced. I called them week before last, they sent a UPS truck by the house WITH a prepaid label in the driver's hand, I enclosed a real nice letter addressed "To the BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    05-27-2016, 06:36 PM
    Doesn't qualify but I like mini-guns
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    05-27-2016, 04:59 PM
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/11/Rodman_gun_va.jpg Ship Island Gulfport MS. This is a 15" Rodham. They made them up to 20"
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    05-27-2016, 01:27 PM
    I never get lucky like that. Very nice. What's it chambered in?
    20 replies | 655 view(s)
  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-27-2016, 08:53 AM
    Thank you for the correction.. Question.. The video of DOC says the engines are modern hybrids? What are those?
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  • Shooter6br's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 09:44 PM
    It has been modified to cock on opening. No creep in the trigger just a 5lb pull.I use to use 2 oz triggers on my Stolleteddy.but that is a differant game, Practice is the answer as you said . I tried 12.5 g unique and same with Universal . 200 g...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 09:30 PM
    Fifi was in Norfolk, VA for a weekend many years ago, I went for the walk through tour, LOVED IT! Then on Monday morning when she flew out, there I was like a kid again, fingers hooked in the chain link fence at the end of the runway, just waiting...
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    05-26-2016, 09:05 PM
    DougGuy replied to a thread Babybacks in Cookin' Recipe's
    I went to our Lowes Foods today and it was the perfect day to go too! Smithfield baby backs 2 for 1 and shoulder roasts 2 for 1. HALF price! I got ribs for this weekend, ribs for July 4th, and a small 8lb shoulder roast cost me less than $30...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 09:00 PM
    That is a VERY light weight boolit for what you want to use it for. It is likely you won't find published data for that boolit weight because it is likely not recommended. Not with H110 anyway.. H110 shines with heavy boolits, not so much with...
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    05-26-2016, 08:50 PM
    R.I.P. USAF Msgt Melvin Rector http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/memphis-belle-gunner-revisits-england-dies-at-battle-of-britain-bunker-1.411512 U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Melvin Rector long carried England in his heart after he...
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    05-26-2016, 08:46 PM
    DougGuy replied to a thread 8 Merlins in Our Town
    A piston engined choir singing to the heavens!
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 05:30 PM
    When I first stated shooting bullseye I was given 5K of primed steel cases. Shot them out of one 1911. Never noticed any ill effects on the extractor or ejector. It has many times that amount of standard brass cases since and no ill effects.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 05:21 PM
    I have a synthetic stock off of the original Savage ML I. I would have to check to see if it fits. Also are you aware that on the ML II there are two different action screw spacings?
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 05:20 PM
    It is exactly what she used, do a search for "bacon" in the Cookin' Recipes child forum and on the second page of results you will find her post that mentions Hi Mountain Bacon And Jerky Cure buried in a thread about making bacon..
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  • Shooter6br's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 04:18 PM
    Is there a way to reduce the trigger pull on a sporter M1917 American Enfield short of a new after market trigger? Pul lis 5 lbs with no creep. Like to get 2.5 lbs :lovebooli
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-26-2016, 10:49 AM
    First flight is imminent.. http://www.b-29doc.com/ After 42 Years as a Bomb Range Target, This World War II Bomber is Taking to the Skies Again A World War II bomber that spent more than four decades as a target for the United States Navy is...
    25 replies | 716 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 10:06 PM
    What load were you using?
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 08:36 PM
    DougGuy replied to a thread Fish frys in Cookin' Recipe's
    Just got back from a vacation to Michigan, stopped a few times at Meijers to get things they don't sell in NC and Drake's crispy fish breader was one that came home with us. I used some tonite, tasted it, decided it needed more salt and more...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 08:31 PM
    I stopped in the Cabela's in Dundee, MI on the way home from vacation and picked up the three pounds of HS6 they had on the shelf. I think they were about $26 or $27 a pound. Along with 2 boxes of WLP primers and a box of plated boolits for my...
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  • randyrat's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 07:59 PM
    randyrat replied to a thread Fish frys in Cookin' Recipe's
    Yummm you guys make me hungry as heck. I Being from the north, I even eat Catfish/ bullheads and love em. If i catch cats in warm weather, I put them in a kiddy pool of cold fresh water for a day or so, it seems to clean them out and firms them a...
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    05-25-2016, 07:14 PM
    Can you say YUMMMMMM. Wish I lived near you, I could be your test subject. How about a recipe? I like anything pickled, my mouth is wattering.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 07:10 PM
    Nice round. I really like it but brass availability is the biggest issue. In the Contender it upper end loads can lead to frame stretching. Brass is like gold now days unless you want to sell it to me really cheap!!!!!!!. Then it's useless and...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 06:19 PM
    Same for me. I have the same red/green deficiency but red dot work well for me. Yellow or fluorescent green front sights work the best for me.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 05:54 PM
    Don't get your Vick's Vapor Rub and Vaseline/KY jelly confused. Saw that happen once. I tried not to laugh but I just couldn't help myself. I had to find some place else to sleep that night.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 05:14 PM
    When piracy to get boats for running drugs first got to be a problem a company was make a 50 BMG handgun with a gunnel hook. That was the first 50 BMG handgun I was aware of. The must have been at least 20 plus years ago.
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 04:34 PM
    It also depends on what you size your boolits to. For a .40 S&W, if you size to .400" you shouldn't have any issues passing the plunk test with the barrel removed from the gun. If you size larger than .400" and your rounds won't go into the...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 04:06 PM
    DougGuy replied to a thread WTB 45 colt die set in Want To Buy !
    I love this place! Very good of you Bee man!
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    05-25-2016, 04:02 PM
    DougGuy replied to a thread pistols for deer in Hunting with CB's
    I just had one of the medium framed Ruger Blackhawk Flattops in my hands and I gotta admit, I was VERY impressed with the build quality. .45 caliber of course. A 5 1/2" .45 Colt loaded to 23,000psi with almost any of the 250 to 270 grain boolits...
    65 replies | 2930 view(s)
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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
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GC Gas Check