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    Today, 02:33 PM
    That is another myth pushed by less than knowledge people. The 12-gauge max chamber pressure 11,500 PSI except for the 3 1/2". Reality is lots of the light trap and dove loads use faster powders and actually have higher peak pressures than the...
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    Today, 10:22 AM
    God is good, all the time! Thankful for Jeff's recovery!
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    Today, 10:19 AM
    Hickok replied to a thread Prayer for X Beeman 412 in Our Town
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    Yesterday, 11:28 PM
    I have killed over 225 deer with a firearm. The only time I have every had issues with needing more than one shot is when I used bullets designed for much heavier game. They acted like solids. I failed to recover one deer with the firearm.
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    Yesterday, 10:42 PM
    I have three 650's, two Super 1050's and a RL1000 all with case feeders. Not interested in an auto drives. Almost 100% of the ammo loaded on these presses are two steps. First step is size, deprime and any other steps like trimming and...
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    Yesterday, 08:17 PM
    I own calibers/barrels in both rimmed and rimless. Both work equally as well. Never owned a 30 Herrett, but I did own a 357 Herrett. It was a great caliber and did as claim but I got tired of the wildcat brass forming. Personally, I would go...
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    Yesterday, 11:23 AM
    Hickok replied to a thread Long time school friend in Our Chapel
    And amen.
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    01-16-2022, 11:59 PM
    So, he doesn't know the laws and regulations governing the business he is in????? He also gives out misinformation based on his wants and needs not on the laws or regulations????? That's odd since he apparently holds an NFA firearms Form 3 FFL. ...
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    01-16-2022, 09:05 PM
    Hickok replied to a thread Bore slugging in Factory Rifles
    You are measuring the wrong area of the bullet, the lands. You want to measure the widest portion of the bullet, the grooves. They should run about .451" to .454" for .45 COLT barrels. A good micrometer gives better measurements.
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    01-16-2022, 09:33 AM
    I really like the Sig too. Just not crazy about the durability of the finish. Was reading on the Sig forums, and seems to be a common complaint with the PVD finish on Sig/Sauer pistols. Again, I do really like this pistol!:-)
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    01-16-2022, 08:13 AM
    One of my favorites.
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    01-16-2022, 01:11 AM
    You're making me hungry. Looks good.
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    01-16-2022, 12:46 AM
    That was in 1964 and 4 years before record keeping was required. Lots of FFL destroy the records after 20 years. Some never do. How long are...
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    01-15-2022, 10:38 PM
    Not even close to being legal for a gunsmith to "confiscate" an unsafe firearm. Unsafe is highly subjective. It might be truly unsafe to fire yet 100% safe as a non-firing display. The gunsmith has ZERO legal rights to "confiscate" said firearm. ...
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    01-15-2022, 10:25 PM
    Spot on with your analysis. Since the so-called gunsmith has passed that would indicate he was old enough to have worked on older firearms, and he should have been aware of the 10's of millions of manual operated firearms that were designed without...
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    01-15-2022, 06:38 PM
    Prayers sent. I just got out of the hospital for the same. I was in for 10 days, and I didn't think I was going to make it a when I first went in. It's been rough road. I am on steroids and oxygen with home care. Hopefully Jeff rallies...
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    01-15-2022, 01:36 AM
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    01-14-2022, 12:33 AM
    The 9mm for the wife was more than she wanted. I opted for a 22 Mag for her. ...
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    01-12-2022, 10:11 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Wooden gun case in Single Shot Guns
    marlinman93. I have to admit I have a greatly deal of envy for your collection. Very impressive and yes I admit to being jealous. You are a very fortunate man. Thanks for posting all the pics I enjoy them greatly.
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    01-12-2022, 09:59 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Brownells Busts WD40 in Our Town
    WD40 is great stuff when used properly of some specific applications. Normal gun is use is not a proper application. I love it for the end of day spray down on my mills or lathes. For that is a good general-purpose cleaner and mild rust...
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    01-12-2022, 09:38 PM
    Thanks, I was not aware of these. I will have to give them a try.
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    01-12-2022, 03:49 AM
    Just purchase some of these They are in stock.
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  • Hickok's Avatar
    01-11-2022, 02:45 PM
    Just got a new Sig/Sauer P320 M17 in 9mm. Only shot a couple of mags so far, as we have been in and out snow, rain, etc for last couple of days. Just for those interested, I slugged the barrel and the groove diameter is "dead nuts" @ .355"...
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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