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  • jim 44-40's Avatar
    01-13-2018, 06:48 PM
    Just picked up a 2018 Dixie catalog. And it has all kind of mainsprings and how to measure them. Just to let you guys know my homemade spring was a flop after got weaker after use
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    01-13-2018, 08:00 AM
    Hay this deer meat taste like onion ! Just kidding. Got to love those last hours before weather change and end of season. I am going to try paper patching soon
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    01-08-2018, 05:34 PM
    Finally got a main spring made! And the good news is it works.Drove me half crazy but after watching swallow forge on YouTube and a lot of luck it all came together.
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    12-25-2017, 11:23 PM
    I will make a main spring for this pistol , and get the right trigger. The stock is just a learning experience. The final stock will be maple wood. My arthritis is slowing me down, but I will succeed
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    12-25-2017, 09:49 AM
    Had to try barrel so I rigged up springs. It worked! Gun show coming up maybe I Will find some parts.210219[
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Born in Lawton ,OK Army 1975-1978
Pitt Gas,PA


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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