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Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 03-03-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By GSmith1883
Good to know, I have worked on a lot of AR style...

Good to know, I have worked on a lot of AR style rifles and have never seen those rings.


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Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 03-01-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By GSmith1883
From my understanding if your going from 5.56...

From my understanding if your going from 5.56 NATO/.223 REM to the .300 AAC Blackout you will be losing range and velocity. It was designed as a close quarters caliber. They took a .30 caliber bullet...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-28-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By GSmith1883
IMO. For the money, CMMG is good. Had one on my...

IMO. For the money, CMMG is good. Had one on my bench a few months ago.The guy got the bolt stuck with a shot case because his reloads were bad and he had a major pressure spike, I posted pics and...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 01-23-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By GSmith1883
Excellent pistol. I have had mine about 8 years,...

Excellent pistol. I have had mine about 8 years, 10,000+ rounds through it, 0 malfunctions. Just replaced the recoil spring, not due to malfunction, was just time to do it.
Installed a Powder River...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 01-14-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By GSmith1883
G code incog holster

It's all personal preference. One person will tell you they hate it, another will tell you they love it. I personally haven't tried the INCOG but I have heard it's nice for appendix carry. Most...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-14-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By GSmith1883
I got the same call a few months ago. I told them...

I got the same call a few months ago. I told them I would give them a call when my business gets to the point I need their services.


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Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 12-18-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By GSmith1883
It's really personal preference. For my bolt...

It's really personal preference. For my bolt action, I just picked one up with a heavy padding on the shoulder strap, for my AR15 I have a Blackhawk single point bungee sling. Whichever you decide I...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 12-18-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By GSmith1883
I have a backpack with molle strapping all over...

I have a backpack with molle strapping all over it, it's been very handy. There is a ton of molle attachments if you need more room. Drop bags, cargo bags, medical pouches, ect...


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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-18-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By GSmith1883
Try to do a search online for a disassembly...

Try to do a search online for a disassembly guide. Some times the pins need to be drifted out in a certain direction because one end is knurled. Does one end of the pin look larger than the other?...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-17-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By GSmith1883
So I wound up getting a Email from CMMG...

So I wound up getting a Email from CMMG concerning this guys rifle. Apparently they ream their chambers to a different spec.
"We are now using +0.002" Head Space Gauges (Both GO and NO-GO) on all...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-12-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By GSmith1883
Wow, that did some serious damage! The...

Wow, that did some serious damage!
The extractor did bow toward the outside, but the chamber, rifling, and bolt lugs looked good. All the damage is what you see in the pictures.
I am still not sure...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-12-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By GSmith1883
Hold the locking lever on the charge handle or...

Hold the locking lever on the charge handle or cocking lever open, hold the rifle by the forward end and with the barrel up slam the butt of the rifle on a solid surface. It a method to get a bolt...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-11-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By GSmith1883
Will do. For now he is going to send it back to...

Will do. For now he is going to send it back to CMMG for the fourth time and have them warranty the work.


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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-11-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By GSmith1883
That's what I thought. Like I said, just wanted a...

That's what I thought. Like I said, just wanted a second opinion. Thank you.


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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-11-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By GSmith1883
Worst stuck bolt I have ever seen!

Okay, I have a update here, and asking for a second opinion.
The owner/reloader checked his books and equipment and is sure he got his powder and powder charges correct, from his word he has been...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 11-24-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By GSmith1883
Worst stuck bolt I have ever seen!

Not really a question unless someone has another cause for this happening, but I just wanted to share this.
I had a customer bring me his AR with his bolt stuck. It's chambered in 300BLK, and he...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-26-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By GSmith1883
Bernardelli VP or Baby?

I am buying a Bernardelli Baby (I think) in .22 Long for $150.00.
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Neat little pistol. But I am having trouble determining if it is the "Vest Pocket" or the "Baby". The pictures from...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-18-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By GSmith1883
It's looking like that is what he is getting. All...

It's looking like that is what he is getting. All the see thru rings either sit the scope too high, or the opening to view the iron sights through is so small it will be very difficult to focus on...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-18-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By GSmith1883
If the see thru rings won't work that is his only...

If the see thru rings won't work that is his only other option.


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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-18-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By GSmith1883
He doesn't want to buy another scope. The eye...

He doesn't want to buy another scope. The eye relief on the scope he has is pretty much standard, that's why I am moving it over the action instead of the barrel and chamber. And I think I found the...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-17-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By GSmith1883
Ruger Gunsite Scout Scope Rings

That is another issue. He currently has a scope with a standard eye relief over the barrel and chamber on a picatinny rail. Because of the eye relief I will need to mount the scope over the receiver,...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-17-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By GSmith1883
Ruger Gunsite Scout Scope Rings

I am trying to find scope rings that are skeletonized at the base. Basically I have a guy that wants to be able to use the factory iron sights under the scope. The iron sights line of sight are very...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 07-28-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,792
Posted By GSmith1883
Shot some groundhogs and filled holes to prevent...

Shot some groundhogs and filled holes to prevent a horse with a broken leg, that's about it, lol.


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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-27-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By GSmith1883
Now that I have it all apart and getting it ready...

Now that I have it all apart and getting it ready to be blued, I must say that it's all a little intimidating. I have to do a cycle of operations for each firearm I do. I'm a little confused on the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-27-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By GSmith1883
I agree. You should be using any and all...

I agree. You should be using any and all references available. Even when I am working on a firearm I am familiar with I still have a book or two open on the firearm. Your instructor is their to teach...
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