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  • Dutchman's Avatar
    Today, 12:51 AM
    A genuine S&W Military & Police Model 1905 4th Change S-prefix circa 1947. "] S&W Military & Police Model 1905 4th Change mfg circa 1923. Old police gun. Barrel is loose in frame. Has FIVE factory repair/reblue dates. "]
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Today, 12:47 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Bolt action for **** in Prepper Talk
    Personally I would want something made of stainless steel and metallurgy/springs that are not 100 plus years old with readily available parts.
    21 replies | 2555 view(s)
  • Dutchman's Avatar
    Today, 12:05 AM
    Make sure you know the eye relief as there is limited movement to position the scope. The NcStar 2-7x32 has 8.7" of eye relief at 7x. Closer is better than some LER scopes that have 10" of 12" of eye relief. The one problem with the Finn m/39...
    3 replies | 106 view(s)
  • Dutchman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:40 PM
    For 400 grit emery cloth I might use WD40. Motor oil would be too viscus, too thick. Don't forget to finish off with crocus cloth, also with WD40. When in doubt: experiment! Dutch So what if you never use most of the pin gauges? You can...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:14 PM
    While it's slow Wipe Out is the best product I have found for removing hard carbon. https://sharpshootr.com/wipe-out/
    17 replies | 126 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:09 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread WTS Brass; Books #1 in Swappin & Sellin
    I will take this. PM coming
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    Yesterday, 08:34 PM
    The concept of having to display my hunting license on my back if offensive to me. Seems like that's an east coast thing. Glad to hear PA got rid of that requirement. Next step is to allow semi-auto for hunting. The price of Amish machine guns...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:32 PM
    Did you let them know in PA that semi-autos aren't a legal firearm? If they were in the process of deer hunting with a non-allowed firearm did you call the game warden?
    29 replies | 475 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:21 PM
    Personally I am frustrated at the PA legislators bias/ignorance against semi-auto firearms.
    29 replies | 475 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 02:43 PM
    Do you know what the twist is?
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:00 PM
    That law also allows archery hunts to carry will hunting. Same for the times the hunting firearm needs to be cased and or unloaded. Nice to have that option. I don't understand why anyone would have an issue with allowing more options.
    29 replies | 475 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:42 AM
    Throughout history various countries have viewed other countries as enemies without going to war. On the flip side when has Russia been a friend to the United States since 1917? Russia was a friend of the US since before the Revolution until...
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  • sigep1764's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:23 AM
    I thought I did pretty good! Can’t wait to pattern it. I’ve only 12 gauges save for a 410 that I’ve never shot, it was my grandfathers.
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  • sigep1764's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:02 AM
    Winchester 1890 made in 1917, chambered in 22WRF. It was bought by my Great Grandfather and was my Grandfathers first rifle. I had the metal reblued and I redid the wood. Iím sure I ruined the monetary value of it, but is now preserved for next four...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-07-2022, 07:59 PM
    https://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?450553-Wow-how-quickly-we-forget!&p=5497928#post5497928
    14 replies | 360 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-07-2022, 04:59 PM
    I had two uncles in Pearl Harbor on Dec 7th, 1941. They both made it. One was on the Utah and he swam to shore in his underware before the oil fires got bad. The other was on the Arizonia until the Friday or the Friday the week before when his...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-07-2022, 04:24 PM
    That is a question no one can answer except you. For maximum accuracy the front sight must be crystal clear. Anything less results in accuracy loss but depending on your vision you may be able to achieve acceptable accuracy. Only you can answer...
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  • sigep1764's Avatar
    12-07-2022, 12:51 AM
    Made in 1949.
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  • sigep1764's Avatar
    12-07-2022, 12:38 AM
    Picked up an Ithaca Model 37 two days ago. 20 gauge with a Polychoke. Wood was dry and it was DIRTY. Figured out how to take it apart and cleaned it up. Oiled the wood 3 times and man, it turned out pretty. Had to clean the cut lines in the Corn Cob...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-07-2022, 12:24 AM
    Peep and "aperture sights" are the same thing and they are simply a sight with a round hole that you sight thru. They can be on the rear and or the front. Ones with a large hole are commonly referred to as ghost rings. Some have screw in...
    82 replies | 1948 view(s)
  • sigep1764's Avatar
    12-07-2022, 12:08 AM
    http://marvinstuart.com/firearm/Manuals/Bullet%20Casting/Lyman%20Cast%20Bullet%20Handbook%20-%203rd%20Edition%20-%201980%20-%20Reduce.pdf There are loads for 30-06, 308, 30-30, 270, and 223. When I need 2000fps or so in 270 and 30-30, this is the...
    24 replies | 803 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-07-2022, 12:03 AM
    The legal system forcing cops to treat everyone the same is what happened. I grew up in a small rural town that had "peace officers" not LE. Open air parties were the norm on Friday and Saturday nights. Underage drinking and driving was also the...
    18 replies | 636 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-06-2022, 07:05 PM
    Unless you competitively shoot one of the precision type shooting games that uses irons sight it hard to fully understand the level of concentration it takes to properly focus on the front sight. One trick we used with service rifles (once the post...
    82 replies | 1948 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-06-2022, 06:25 PM
    Antique a.dudley mfg. Co patented bicycle spoke wrench tool. Pat. May 29, 1894. several on fleabay
    4 replies | 259 view(s)
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

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