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Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 07-06-2014, 06:09 AM
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Posted By GSmith1883
What did you do to your AR today?

Took my boy and the LWRCI M6A2 to the range for some father son time. Lol, 13 years old, 70 lbs soaking wet, kid can run my AR better than the two grown men in the lane next to us.


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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-04-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 726
Posted By GSmith1883
Thank you Hiwall and TheOldMan. I checked out...

Thank you Hiwall and TheOldMan. I checked out your website, I too agree, very we'll put together. Plus it's good to know about the price and advertising through go daddy. That will come in handy when...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-02-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 568
Posted By GSmith1883
BUG vs Spare Mag

My phone light can't light up anything beyond five 5'. I carry my flashlight at night more for kind of a situational awareness type of thing. Dark parking lot, feel like you need to check your...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-02-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 568
Posted By GSmith1883
And I always have a knife and usually a...

And I always have a knife and usually a flashlight anyway. So depending on where I'm going or how long I'll be out I will carry a BUG too. Just a few extra pounds. Sometimes the weight and bulk is...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-02-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 568
Posted By GSmith1883
Again, I agree on carrying a knife and a...

Again, I agree on carrying a knife and a flashlight, everyday tools. It was a smart ass thing to say, I should have worded it better. Sorry for the misunderstanding.


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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-02-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 568
Posted By GSmith1883
"More useful than a BUG, mag, OR PISTOL" Sorry...

"More useful than a BUG, mag, OR PISTOL"
Sorry for the misunderstanding. Didn't mean to get you worked up.



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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-02-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 568
Posted By GSmith1883
Agreed, thought you meant ditch the gun...

Agreed, thought you meant ditch the gun altogether. I keep a weapon light on my pistol at home, and carry a bright flashlight on my left when I'm out for the same reason.


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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-02-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 568
Posted By GSmith1883
No offense, but have you ever heard that old...

No offense, but have you ever heard that old saying about bringing a knife to a gun fight? Or a flashlight?


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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-02-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 568
Posted By GSmith1883
BUG vs Spare Mag

Depending on where I'm going or how long I'll be out I'll carry a BUG, but usually just one. But I always carry a extra magazine,on my left (I'm right handed) if carrying semi auto, or a speed loader...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-01-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 726
Posted By GSmith1883
Il try to answer everyone's replies. I live in...

Il try to answer everyone's replies.
I live in a very small house with no garage or basement with my wife and 4 kids (it's temporary till we can build a addition). My shop is in about a 12' by 8'...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-01-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By GSmith1883
The Federal Firearms License (FFL) is extremely...

The Federal Firearms License (FFL) is extremely important if you plan on accepting payment for performing gunsmith services on other peoples firearms or storing them over night. Basically anything...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-01-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By GSmith1883
I think it can be narrowed down to three ways the...

I think it can be narrowed down to three ways the pursue a career in Gunsmithing depending on your experience. Go to school for it (online classes, or a facility with competent instructors) which...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 06-29-2014, 08:20 AM
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Views: 2,231
Posted By GSmith1883
My hat is off to you! I am really impressed....

My hat is off to you! I am really impressed. Great work.


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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-24-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 726
Posted By GSmith1883
I am looking into a cerakote kit , now if I can...

I am looking into a cerakote kit , now if I can talk my wife into letting me put a firearm coated with chemicals in our oven (correction, her oven) is another story! I'd really like to get a bluing...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-17-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 726
Posted By GSmith1883
And just to clarify my day job sucks but I am...

And just to clarify my day job sucks but I am good at it and it is very stable. It has fed my family for a long time now. So if I need to do this business part time the rest of my life I can handle...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-17-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 726
Posted By GSmith1883
Thank you everybody for the input. In response to...

Thank you everybody for the input. In response to some of the questions and comments I will try to move down the line.
I work during the day with a lot of hunters who in turn know a lot more...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-16-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 726
Posted By GSmith1883
Starting my new business.

I just opened my Gunsmith business out of my home. I've got the education (Colorado School of Trades), I've got more than just the basic tools (including a drill press) and some books, and I've got...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-30-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By GSmith1883
Had the IOI BATFE agent out today for interview...

Had the IOI BATFE agent out today for interview and inspection. So hopefully a matter of weeks I'm up and running. Next liability insurance!


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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-30-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By GSmith1883
Have my city business license .sales tax license,...

Have my city business license .sales tax license, state sales tax license on the way, and


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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-30-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By GSmith1883
Thank you both for the advise. I will do that. ...

Thank you both for the advise. I will do that.


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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-30-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By GSmith1883
I thought that's what my Business/Tax license...

I thought that's what my Business/Tax license covered. Doesn't the State Sales Tax License cover sales tax on products? In my case parts for repair. The way it was explained to me, i would have a...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-29-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By GSmith1883
State Sales Tax License for Gunsmithing

I am in the process of setting up my Gunsmithing business out of my home. I am waiting on my Business/Tax License, and I have my Interview and Inspection with the IOI (BATFE) agent tomorrow for my...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-16-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By GSmith1883
I contacted the BATFE Denver office, they are...

I contacted the BATFE Denver office, they are mailing the FFL application packet to me.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-16-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By GSmith1883
I don't mind doing the work for friends and...

I don't mind doing the work for friends and family for free because most of them were the ones that sparked my interest in firearms to begin with. I have a full time and part time job that pays the...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-15-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By GSmith1883
Ok, I will contact the BATF today. I...

Ok, I will contact the BATF today.
I definitely do not want to violate any laws, I do not currently have anybody else's firearms in my possession for that reason. As soon as I started reading about...
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