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    Yesterday, 08:33 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread What Size Air Compressor? in Our Town
    I don't know about the current oil-free compressors but the older ones are anything but quiet. ...
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    Yesterday, 07:15 PM
    ACC, many thanks for the "heads up." You have confirmed a legitimate site...that's what I was wanting to hear! I am going to order some. Thanks friend![smilie=s:
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    Yesterday, 04:12 PM
    1000 Ginex SP primers would cost me $118 to my door, here in WV. Inital coat is $8 per 100. I can drive a total of 28 miles to a little store that has CCI SP primers, but they only allow 2 boxes per purchase. What with gas, and travel time,...
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    Yesterday, 02:37 PM
    Ickisrulz replied to a thread Ford monster truck in Our Town
    Ford hasn't gone "all in" on electric vehicles the way some manufacturers claim they will. We have an F250 with the 6.7 diesel. The gasoline powered engines make enough power, but considering their range when only getting 6 mpg and the...
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    Yesterday, 10:25 AM
    Anyone heard of or had any transactions with "Republic Ammunition"? Can't find much about them, but they have some Small Pistol primers for sale , Ginex brand....was thinking of ordering 1000 to try in my pistols. Scam site or legit?
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    09-28-2022, 07:25 PM
    Ickisrulz replied to a thread Ford monster truck in Our Town
    I'm 55. My first vehicle was a 1959 F-1 with a 6 cylinder and a 3 on the tree. I sold it back in the 80's. I now have my grandfathers F-100 in the barn and I am slowly getting it back into driving condition. It has a 292 Y-block and 3 speed on...
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    09-28-2022, 01:33 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread South African gun shop in Our Town
    Comparatively we have it better but for how long? Some very much want to change what we have into a SA style system or worse.
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  • Hickok's Avatar
    09-28-2022, 12:08 PM
    My Beretta 92 FS ran .357" when slugged. I sized to .358".
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    09-28-2022, 12:41 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Phoenix airport question in Our Town
    As stated all rental cars are off site. You take a shuttle to the rental car of your choice. After that I found it easy to navigate.
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    09-27-2022, 09:22 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread WTS Brass in Swappin & Sellin
    I will take the 220 Swift and 35 Whelen. PM sent
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    09-27-2022, 07:13 PM
    In my Glock 20, 10mm, 4.5" OEM barrel, I use the Lee 401-175-TC, 50/50 COWW-PB +2% tin, PC'ed with Smoke's John Deer Green, sized .402" and a near max. load of Bluedot powder. Getting about 1250 FPS. Works great in my Glock. Maybe the...
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    09-27-2022, 06:56 PM
    The hammer strut needs to be positioned properly. If it is assembly is easy. Good instructions here http://www.1bad69.com/ruger/field_strip.htm http://www.1bad69.com/ruger/internals.htm
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    09-27-2022, 06:30 PM
    Not loaded ammo. 100 count BULLETs only
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    09-27-2022, 08:39 AM
    I have noticed in all my handguns, 9mm, .40 S&W, 45ACP, .357, 44 mag, and 45 Colt, when using Powder coat, I will get a light gray residue or "wash" in my barrels after shooting a bunch of rounds. It never affects anything, easily cleans out with a...
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    09-26-2022, 06:57 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Boolit concentricity? in Cast Boolits
    The only people I know using the Juenke machine are using it to inspect jacket thickness consistency. I don't have a clue how it will do at detecting voids. https://benchrest.com/showthread.php?98076-Vern-Juenke-ICC The ICC will indicate...
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    09-26-2022, 12:15 PM
    Who could have predicted the events that were needed to trigger the first coming of the Christ. Here are the ones I have heard and can think of, I'm sure I am missing some: 1. Israel finally gave up idolatry 2. Israel finally took the Law...
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    09-26-2022, 12:01 PM
    I don't see anywhere in the Bible that says once Jesus returns to Earth, no one else can be saved. I also don't see any end to mankind's continued procreation and the addition of more lost souls that need salvation mentioned in the Bible either.
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    09-26-2022, 10:00 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Elmer Keith in Our Town
    Keith developed several HV wildcats. This is one. http://cartridgecollector.net/338-378-kt The 338-378 KT was designed by Elmer Keith and Bob Thompson in the 1960's as a long range elk cartridge to be used with slower burning powders...
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    09-25-2022, 10:35 PM
    Per your request this is not a 450 old style measure. They were hand operated. This is an early 550/650 measure that used the return springs. They do have a 450 auto version also. The currently ones have a failsafe rod. Some people prefer the...
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    09-25-2022, 09:08 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Is a Crossbow an Air Gun? in AirGuns
    In one of the scenes at 13:20 you can see a string so it is a crossbow.
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    09-25-2022, 08:59 PM
    My Eskimo friends have great respect for the dangers grizzly/brown bears pose. Polar bears not so much. A .223 is considered a fine Polar bear rifle. Stop the snowmobile about a hundred yards away and put one to two shots into the lungs and wait...
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    09-25-2022, 06:51 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Is a Crossbow an Air Gun? in AirGuns
    https://tpwd.texas.gov/regulations/outdoor-annual/regs/season-types/archery-only/#autotoc-item-autotoc-1 Crossbow Crossbows are lawful for any person during the Archery-Only Open Season except in Collin, Dallas, Grayson, and Rockwall counties,...
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    09-25-2022, 06:35 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Is a Crossbow an Air Gun? in AirGuns
    Crossbows in the US are considered archery. Some states only allow them for hunting with a handicap permit, others have a minimum age and some allow them during archery seasons without any additional requirements. Why would you think they are an...
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    09-25-2022, 06:25 PM
    Apparently they worked for him on the first so why change? Just a guess is being compact was also a consideration.
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    09-25-2022, 08:16 AM
    Hickok replied to a thread Prayer needed in Our Chapel
    Amen.
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    09-24-2022, 11:28 PM
    rcbs bench primer
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    09-24-2022, 11:08 PM
    The TNW ASR is chambered in the 460 Rowland and the 357 Sig. Both of those are 40,000 PSI. The 10mm that it is chambered in is a 37,000 PSI. Standard 45 ACP is 21,000 PSI and +P is 23,000 PSI. On my Mech Tec carbine I ordered the 45 Super...
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    09-24-2022, 08:47 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread bushes beans in Our Town
    https://www.amazon.com/Bushs-Best-Large-Butter-Beans/dp/B00P1A4COE
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    09-23-2022, 11:48 PM
    lots more info and videos here:...
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    09-23-2022, 09:51 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread My first Sharps in Single Shot Guns
    Very nice. I had to look up the Freund mods. http://shilohrifle.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1946 The Freund Improvements included a camming breechblock to seat the cartridge in the chamber, dual extractors to pull it back out, and a...
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    09-23-2022, 08:41 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Bench belt sander grit in Our Town
    I also save the "worn out" belts. Once they are too worn for material removal they work well for polishing metal.
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    09-23-2022, 01:59 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Elmer Keith in Our Town
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmer_Keith Keith was a prolific writer, writing both books and magazine columns. During the 1950s and 1960s, he was especially well known for his regular monthly columns he wrote for Guns & Ammo magazine and...
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    09-23-2022, 12:51 AM
    This was nothing more than proving if you have enough perseverance you will get lucky. Reality is this is well beyond any human's ability to read wind.
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    09-22-2022, 07:17 PM
    If you still can go inside it's very impressive. https://www.hooverdamtours.org/
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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
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