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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-31-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 106
Posted By hiwall
Turning a finished barrel could impart stresses...

Turning a finished barrel could impart stresses in the metal that could negatively influence accuracy.
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 07-26-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By hiwall
I have owned and seen many rifles in that age...

I have owned and seen many rifles in that age group with excellent bores with heavy sharp rifling. Bad bores are/were caused by negligence- not by the black powder.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-22-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 281
Posted By hiwall
Some of the thermocouples are only 38 caliber and...

Some of the thermocouples are only 38 caliber and are not nearly powerful enough. Most people know that at least a 45 caliber is required.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-21-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 281
Posted By hiwall
99.9% of the time it is the thermocouple.

99.9% of the time it is the thermocouple.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-16-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 101
Posted By hiwall
They can commonly be found on Ebay. But...

They can commonly be found on Ebay. But obviously it is hit or miss when they appear on there.
Firearms Forum: Firearms Parts and Accesories 07-11-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By hiwall
The hammer I have does NOT have the barrel...

The hammer I have does NOT have the barrel selector on top of the hammer.
Firearms Forum: Firearms Parts and Accesories 07-09-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By hiwall
I think I may have a hammer for a model 24. I do...

I think I may have a hammer for a model 24. I do not know if they would be the same. Let me know if I can help.
Firearms Forum: Firearms Parts and Accesories 07-09-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By hiwall
You can try Jack First. ...

You can try Jack First.
http://www.jackfirstgun.com/
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-07-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,324
Posted By hiwall
Former gunsmith (17 years). Former retail store...

Former gunsmith (17 years). Former retail store manager(too many years). Now semi-retired (I write books). Mostly ride off road cycle. Hike many many miles per week.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-06-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,085
Posted By hiwall
Like I said above................. This has...

Like I said above.................

This has been tested and tested and tested. Do some research online I would expect you could find extensive info. Yes it will always lose speed but sometimes...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-06-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,085
Posted By hiwall
I think you experienced some bonce back. ...

I think you experienced some bonce back.
Ricochets can still travel at near the same speed as before their strike and can travel in most any direction. And yes than can be deadly.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-05-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,879
Posted By hiwall
Due to your experience with autos you are...

Due to your experience with autos you are predisposed to use those. There is nothing at all wrong with that. Though I have about the same number of autos as I do revolvers I rather like the...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-05-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,085
Posted By hiwall
Obviously ANY round can ricochet though very high...

Obviously ANY round can ricochet though very high speed rounds might be less inclined to do so. The logical step would be to just try different ammo before any more drastic changes.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 07-04-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 527
Posted By hiwall
Ebay is THE price setter on most gun parts. Even...

Ebay is THE price setter on most gun parts. Even gunparts.com has listings on there. I have sold many many gun parts on Ebay and it it where you can get the most money.

That said Ebay is one of...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-02-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By hiwall
Here you go....................... ...

Here you go.......................
http://www.brownells.com/rifle-parts/receiver-parts/receivers/rifle-receivers/magnum-700-la-300-ultra-magnum-receiver-blued-prod75069.aspx
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-01-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By hiwall
I have been looking for a Single Six in .32 cal...

I have been looking for a Single Six in .32 cal for awhile now.
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 07-01-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By hiwall
Many times these new cannons are sold as 'signal'...

Many times these new cannons are sold as 'signal' cannons meaning they are sold as noise makers only to try and get away from liability issues. They are fun to build and shoot (I have built a few)...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-01-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By hiwall
That Mauser action would require a fair amount of...

That Mauser action would require a fair amount of work to make it work. Yes it could work and that action has been used for that caliber but there are certainly better choices.
My advice would be...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 07-01-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By hiwall
Cannons like any muzzle loader is not considered...

Cannons like any muzzle loader is not considered a firearm. Local laws may vary.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-26-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By hiwall
Robo is correct. here is a pic. the one on...

Robo is correct. here is a pic. the one on bottom has been expanded. The wrench holds it from turning when you expand it.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-24-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By hiwall
Very few parts on guns in general are heat...

Very few parts on guns in general are heat treated.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-23-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By hiwall
I just copied this thread title and pasted it on...

I just copied this thread title and pasted it on ebay's search box.
I got these results for previous sales...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-23-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By hiwall
I see that they have them occasionally on Ebay...

I see that they have them occasionally on Ebay with the average price around $70.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-20-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By hiwall
Any welder could build your existing extractor up...

Any welder could build your existing extractor up a little so it would be as good as new. You could also peen the metal some to make the extractor 'longer' so it would be functional.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-19-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By hiwall
You could try using fingernail polish on the...

You could try using fingernail polish on the clean screw threads (its the poor man's loctite). This should provide an air-tight, rust-tight seal on the screw threads. And it comes in many colors! ...
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