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Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-19-2011, 07:25 PM
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Posted By johnsteele
Liked on Facebook. I'm in.

Liked on Facebook. I'm in.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-12-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 42,314
Posted By johnsteele
You can put me down for Miami

You can put me down for Miami
Firearms Forum: The Club House 05-22-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,208
Posted By johnsteele
My wife and I are planning to visit the VA...

My wife and I are planning to visit the VA hospital in Miami to say hello and thank the vets. My wife has done this every year since we buried my father at Arlington in 2001 and now that I've retired...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-17-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By johnsteele
Major I can heartily recommend Del-Ton...

Major

I can heartily recommend Del-Ton (del-ton.com) their "kits" are reasonably priced and good quality. Despite the ridiculous runup in prices they have maintained their prices.
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 05-17-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By johnsteele
I can second the recommendation about the...

I can second the recommendation about the Brownell videos, they are very helpful. I assembled mine with a DoubleStar lower and a Del-Ton (Del-Ton, Inc. A complete line of AR-15 Rifles, AR 15 Parts...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-17-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By johnsteele
Yeah, it kind of grows on you. I completed mine...

Yeah, it kind of grows on you. I completed mine earlier this year, with some expert guidance from JD and others here. I have two more lowers that I hope to build out this year :-)
Firearms Forum: The Club House 03-11-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By johnsteele
My response/comment on his site: Not my...

My response/comment on his site:


Not my most thoughtful response but I was p*ssed when I read his sanctimonious lecture on America.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 03-07-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By johnsteele
It'll be worse that that. His carbon cap and...

It'll be worse that that. His carbon cap and trade BS (to fight the imaginary Gorebal Warming) will add a tax on every kind of fossil fuel energy --- and the energy producers will pass it along to...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 03-07-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By johnsteele
Don't get excited, Obama and the Democrats in...

Don't get excited, Obama and the Democrats in Congress want you to pay more for gas so by God there will be no drilling. But there will be no coal, no shale oil, no nuclear either so oil isn't being...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 03-06-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,794
Posted By johnsteele
Is that a technical gunsmith approach :-)

Is that a technical gunsmith approach :-)
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 03-03-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,131
Posted By johnsteele
Yes, it can be confusing. Personally I use...

Yes, it can be confusing.

Personally I use "assault weapon" in its military context, a weapon capable of fully automatic fire. In the US citizens can own fully automatic weapons if they are...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-18-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By johnsteele
I have a 03 (C&R) it doesn't allow you to...

I have a 03 (C&R) it doesn't allow you to directly receive all weapons, only those declared curios or relics by the ATF. If I want a "modern" gun I have to go to a 01 FFL just like everyone else.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-17-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By johnsteele
I regret that it didn't occur to me to make...

I regret that it didn't occur to me to make detail photos of some of the tricky parts I dealt with and how I solved the problem for myself.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-17-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By johnsteele
Nope, its my first --- but hopefully not my last...

Nope, its my first --- but hopefully not my last :-)
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-16-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By johnsteele
Some additional thoughts for people reading this...

Some additional thoughts for people reading this who may be looking to assemble their own AR.

All of the guides and videos talk about getting the roll pins inserted for the trigger guard and the...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-16-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By johnsteele
Thank you Master. I'm looking forward to the...

Thank you Master. I'm looking forward to the range report too :-)

It feels good to hand and even though most of the weight is in front it "balances" well.

Baring something unforeseen all that...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-14-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By johnsteele
Photos

As promised, some basic images (http://www.normaloquendi.com/images/ar15/)of my new AR in process

I've to get a small riser, the scope mounts are not high enough to clear the flip-up rear sight...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-12-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By johnsteele
Further to my new AR, I found an interesting...

Further to my new AR, I found an interesting piece of paper attached to the packing slip:


So I guess they've seen some problems and are covering their bases :-)
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-12-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By johnsteele
Ah, OK. Thanks

Ah, OK. Thanks
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-12-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By johnsteele
Mea culpa. I didn't think referencing a...

Mea culpa.

I didn't think referencing a freely available assembly guide constituted a raid. Live and learn.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-12-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By johnsteele
My EBR is finished!

My AR-15 "kit" arrived this afternoon (Tuesday). After unpacking and inspecting I took some photos of the parts then started assembly. (Before and after photos to be posted after I have a chance to...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-10-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By johnsteele
If you like the VA system you will love...

If you like the VA system you will love ObamaCare! The VA is a good example of why the Feds should not be doing this.

Even the Canadians are looking at giving up single payer and going to a...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-10-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By johnsteele
Just die already, you are no longer worth medical treatment

If you or your parents are no longer young, you might find this interesting. Actually it ought to turn your stomach.

This was inserted into the Pork-O-Palooza bill at the last minute. And when...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-09-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By johnsteele
Dealing with Del-Ton was OK. No complaint on...

Dealing with Del-Ton was OK. No complaint on price, my "kit" came in a hair under $700.00 with shipping.

I did ask one question about a change and got a fairly quick response --- I asked about...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-09-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By johnsteele
But, but it snows in both of them :-) My wife and...

But, but it snows in both of them :-) My wife and I are planning a move to Savannah at the end of this year.
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