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    01-20-2021, 05:26 AM
    Two that I regret letting go are: High Standard 103 with 6 3/4" tapered barrel with under weights Anschultz/Savage 1416
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    01-16-2021, 10:53 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread Electrical Question in Our Town
    I will somewhat disagree with "a box is a box" and does ot need to be replaced. I had a 1970's mobile home that was wired with aluminum wire and a fusebox. Not breakers. Occassionally many of the circuits would de-energize for no apparent reason. I...
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    01-16-2021, 10:22 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread the NRA in Our Town
    Legal question: If the NRA is uncharted in NY can the NYAG still go after the assets of the NRA ? Does bankruptcy now protect the assets when the money was supposedly misused?
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    01-11-2021, 04:45 PM
    I believe that we and all gun related sites are high on the list. I believe that for the socialist to carry out their agenda they will need to take the guns away from all Americans. In matter of fact I think their current actions are to provoke...
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    01-11-2021, 02:25 PM
    Usually there is a breed specific rescue group. I would search the net for one for Airedales. People there know the breed and many are looking to adopt.
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    01-08-2021, 01:14 PM
    wv109323 started a thread Night Vision in Our Town
    I am thinking of buying a night vision scope and know nothing about them. What is a good rifle mounted scope? I don't need nothing fancy just basic.
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    01-08-2021, 10:56 AM
    I think the least expensive way to go is a gas generator of around 3500 watts. They are around $450. That size generator should run any house sized submersible pump up to 4hp. A pump should be around 3-400 bucks. You would need wire and plastic...
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    01-04-2021, 06:05 AM
    This is an early 1911 barrel as said. The "H" in this case is not for High Standard. High Standard did make 1911a1 barrels during WW2 and they were marked "HS" on the barrel feet. Go to 1911forum and ask under the Vintage or GI section. They will...
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    01-04-2021, 05:53 AM
    It adds weight to the front of the gun, if you like weight. A problem it causes is that the spring wire can get caught between the spring cap and the rod. This can cause a malfunction and may not allow the slide its full travel forward. I had a...
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    01-02-2021, 05:09 AM
    wv109323 replied to a thread What Is a Squib Load? in Our Town
    In NRA precision pistol a squibb is a bullet that does not leave the barrel. It almost always is a round that has no powder just a primer. The bullet usually travels some length down the barrel, but I have seen bullets stop between the cylinder and...
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    12-30-2020, 05:26 PM
    Up my stock of primers, and lead when prices are normal.
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    12-30-2020, 05:16 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread Armed with a model 10 in Our Town
    Borrowing a line from a pathologist concerning autopsies , It is not what you start with but where it ends up. I also read that one shot to the abdomen or head stops about 95% of all attacks regardless of caliber. Practice and shot placement
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    12-29-2020, 09:08 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread 458 Socom question in Cast Boolits
    I did not realize Re 7 was a double base powder. I have never used it. I do not like WW296 due to the recommendation of not reducing powder weight in pistol cartridges. Thanks for pointing that out.
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    12-28-2020, 07:45 PM
    You are correct in that there are a large and small primer tube for pick up tubes. There is also a large and small primer tube that goes into the "pipe" . The plastic ends and tips are different colors ( 4 colors as pick up tube and the other tube...
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    12-28-2020, 07:20 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread 458 Socom question in Cast Boolits
    You did not say what rifle but the most common is the AR-15 platform. If so, that bullet will not work according to my calculations. The maximum cartridge length to fit in a AR-15 magazine is 2.260". The bullet you suggested is 1.407" long. From the...
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    12-28-2020, 06:41 PM
    How is accuracy? Do you have fliers? I had a No. 1 in 25-06 and could never get it to group. One or 2 rounds of 5 were way out of the group. I traded it off for a .308 bolt rifle. In looking at some rounds after I got rid of the rifle I think...
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    12-28-2020, 06:23 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread The Battle For Athens in Our Town
    I have read that only about 5-7% of the population was involved in the American Revolutionary War. There were many supporters but few actually got involved. Just sayin.
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    12-28-2020, 06:16 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread COVID Vaccines ???? in Our Town
    My parents are 88 and 87. They are in declining health and I have not seen them for a year. Mom told us kindly to stay away during Thanksgiving and Christmas due to covid. I am going to take the vaccine so that I can visit and reduce the exposure to...
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    12-27-2020, 05:13 PM
    I have several cans of powder from the 1970's. All of it is good. If properly stored I think powder is good for a lifetime. The only powder I have read about ,that had problems with time is some WW2 powder that was not properly washed. I believe...
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    12-27-2020, 04:52 PM
    My guess is a Dan Wesson barrel nut tightening/removing. I never seen one like this but the spanner measures about right for my .357 DW wrench. The one I have is a T handle. The later barrels used a spanner instead of a star ahaped nut. It may be...
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    12-27-2020, 04:36 PM
    The opposite end from the screwdriver end is to remove the extractor from the bolt.
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    12-25-2020, 02:47 PM
    Merry Christmas to all My son in law has his grandfathers WW2 Luger P08 that he brought home from the war. The trouble is it was nickel or chrome plated. He wants to have it restored to a blue finish. The pistol has a couple places of pitting and...
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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