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Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 01-31-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,648
Posted By scottybaccus
It's hard to go wrong with a Mossberg 500, but...

It's hard to go wrong with a Mossberg 500, but you could always step up to a Remington 870. It's not too much more.

I saw a very nice Weatherby 12 ga pump, made in Turkey, the other day, too. I...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-18-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 819
Posted By scottybaccus
A buddy and I picked up a couple for about that...

A buddy and I picked up a couple for about that much last summer. We found both to be in new, unfired, condition after we cleaned all the grease away. Remove the bolt and look at the bottom side for...
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 01-18-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By scottybaccus
This is a common practice across the country. In...

This is a common practice across the country. In Texas, it is most used when parties need to ship a firearm, to stay in bounds with the law regarding shipping guns.
For local sales, it is...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-15-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By scottybaccus
You are on the right track. Just practice your...

You are on the right track. Just practice your double-tap. Don't prepare for a follow-up shot, execute one.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-14-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 323
Sticky: Brass Trader
Views: 22,518
Posted By scottybaccus
I still have approximately 20 lbs of .223 brass...

I still have approximately 20 lbs of .223 brass that I'd like to swap for equal weight of .308 brass. Boxer type primer, please. I believe it amounts to something like 1200-1300 cases. The .308 will...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-14-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By scottybaccus
From a report to Congress, dated 1982..... ...

From a report to Congress, dated 1982.....

"In his comments on the rights protected by the Constitution, a leading constitutional commentator, in discussing the right protected by the Second...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-13-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,301
Posted By scottybaccus
This is something to celebrate. There was a news...

This is something to celebrate. There was a news report on FOX the other day, about this bill. It profiled a female Marine that had been injured, and was discharged stateside after medical release...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 01-13-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,490
Posted By scottybaccus
The title of the thread inferred Americans. I...

The title of the thread inferred Americans. I merely expanded thinking on the question with my own answer, sans humor.

Right now, there isn't much to be ammused about. While usually hillarious,...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-13-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,778
Posted By scottybaccus
My freezer will tell you that my M1a does a fine...

My freezer will tell you that my M1a does a fine job...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-13-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By scottybaccus
I've seen it range $25-$50 over the years, so is...

I've seen it range $25-$50 over the years, so is it high, yes. Outrageous? Not really.
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 01-12-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,490
Posted By scottybaccus
Careful guys. You are starting to make jokes...

Careful guys. You are starting to make jokes about shooting at other Americans.

We are entitled to high capacity magazines because any limitations result in us being outgunned by adversaries in...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-12-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By scottybaccus
Dave Manson reamers sells a military barrel...

Dave Manson reamers sells a military barrel recrowning kit that includes the crown cutter and mandrel. You can do it on a fully assembled rifle with an electric screwdriver (not a drill). It takes 10...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-12-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By scottybaccus
What's really happening right now is various...

What's really happening right now is various states are lining up the Constitutional challenges to any potential Federal legislation. Whatever happens will depend on rulings of the Constitutionality...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-12-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,021
Posted By scottybaccus
No. It didn't accomplish anything but cost the...

No. It didn't accomplish anything but cost the taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars to implement and enforce.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-11-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By scottybaccus
I've seen a couple recently at about $300-$350. I...

I've seen a couple recently at about $300-$350. I like them a lot. In times like these, it's worth more in the drawer of your bedside table than you will ever be able to sell it for. Take care of it.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-12-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,583
Posted By scottybaccus
If you like the Baby Eagle, you should also...

If you like the Baby Eagle, you should also include the EAA Witness and CZ75 lines in your shopping. Both are derived from the Browning Hi-power, and have tremendous aftermarket support that the Baby...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 12-12-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By scottybaccus
There are aftermarket barrels available for early...

There are aftermarket barrels available for early and late models. I have a late model police gun that I use a early model bird barrel on, also. The only difference I see is the detent ball that...
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 12-12-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,560
Posted By scottybaccus
20-30 years ago, Charter Arms made a nice...

20-30 years ago, Charter Arms made a nice revolver in their .44 spl Bulldog. I've heard some concerns about their recent production, but nothing I could substantiate. I think I'd give it another go...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-02-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,120
Posted By scottybaccus
I've used Winchester primers for years and can't...

I've used Winchester primers for years and can't say I recall ever having one fail, in any fashion. I've used a few CCI with no complaints.
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 11-13-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,260
Posted By scottybaccus
OK, I'll play... ...

OK, I'll play...

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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-29-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 323
Sticky: Brass Trader
Views: 22,518
Posted By scottybaccus
I have approximately 1250 rounds of .223 mixed...

I have approximately 1250 rounds of .223 mixed brass. It is comprised of my once fired pick-ups with a few unknowns laying about when I policed my own. There may be a few 5.56 cases mixed in, but is...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-03-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,875
Posted By scottybaccus
LWRC is delivering many to the sand, in the hands...

LWRC is delivering many to the sand, in the hands of our troops. I think that qualifies as hard use.

I haven't owned one, but the little I have handled them, they seem to be pretty impressive in...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 07-24-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,526
Posted By scottybaccus
I did not capitalize heirloom.... :p MY...

I did not capitalize heirloom.... :p

MY heirloom has just been with me a long time. It's a custom that's about half DIY and half by another legendary gunsmith. I never really finished it. The...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 07-23-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,526
Posted By scottybaccus
Thank you! I am still getting acquainted with it,...

Thank you! I am still getting acquainted with it, but it is quite possibly dethroning my heirloom 1911, something I never thought I'd say.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-22-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,600
Views: 139,401
Posted By scottybaccus
In my last post I said I would have to be happy...

In my last post I said I would have to be happy with my old war horse. I lied!
I picked this up a few weeks ago and just finished my own customizing. I have a new love! (but I'll never get rid of my...
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