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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-22-2013, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Alphawolf45
I've built the two 1911s but I still dont know...

I've built the two 1911s but I still dont know enough about'em to offer an opinion on preference between single and double stack magazines. What I want to mention is that at present there is high...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 10-21-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,792
Posted By Alphawolf45
I recently built a Maynard carbine and used a...

I recently built a Maynard carbine and used a musket nipple that proved problematic in that musket caps were difficult to find..Finally I ordered a 1000 CCI musket caps which was a mistake..The CCI...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-18-2012, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Alphawolf45
brokengunguy Go for it, if its a real high...

brokengunguy Go for it, if its a real high priority for you then you will pull it off.. Gunsmithing is satisfying hobby for the person who already owns metalsworking machinery..There no shortage of...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-15-2012, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Alphawolf45
about 1911s

I built a 1911 from castings I bought from Sarco. The slide casting was quite a lot of work to machine it prior to use- much more work than the frame that just required milling the rails and drilling...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 03-18-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By Alphawolf45
I started reloading just about 3 weeks ago..I've...

I started reloading just about 3 weeks ago..I've spent over $1100.00 so far and I been buying the cheapest of everything..Still a whole lot more stuff to buy yet. Aint a cheap proposition when...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 03-18-2012, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Alphawolf45
I see youre an Arkansan like me.. I might suggest...

I see youre an Arkansan like me.. I might suggest that you stop by the Arkansas dept of Purchasing and Redistribution on Young street in Little Rock on wednesdays..They open to the public for a sale...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-18-2012, 12:54 AM
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Posted By Alphawolf45
I am currently building myself a Winchester 1873...

I am currently building myself a Winchester 1873 in .45 colt,another in .44-40, a third in .32-20 and 4th in .22 LR ..Started with empty receivers and lower tang and making all the other pieces. Few...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-18-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By Alphawolf45
I was a couple keystrokes away from buying a pair...

I was a couple keystrokes away from buying a pair of those in .45 Colt..They are not given the better finish of the higher by twice priced models. Would have required a lot of hand finishing to...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 01-18-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,615
Posted By Alphawolf45
And then talking older guns

Mostly I have built singleshot .22s as in Stevens Favorites , Stevens Marksmans, Stevens model 44 and 1/2s and Winchester model 1885 high or low wall...All old designs.. I am entirely about 100plus...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-18-2011, 12:09 AM
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Views: 2,044
Posted By Alphawolf45
This subject interests me.. I would have enjoyed...

This subject interests me.. I would have enjoyed going to school for gunsmithing.. I am machinist and have built more than a couple guns from barstock over the last 6 years or so...Gunsmithing is a...
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