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Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 12-02-2011, 05:00 AM
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Posted By troy2000
Most of my guns are Mosin Nagants that I run...

Most of my guns are Mosin Nagants that I run Soviet bloc ammo through, so you better believe I clean them after each use: hot water through the barrel, followed by all the standard stuff.

I also...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 03-09-2010, 04:46 AM
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Posted By troy2000
Loads of fun to shoot. Noisy, too. If you fire...

Loads of fun to shoot. Noisy, too. If you fire one at a range, everyone turns around to see who brought the cannon.

They're also reliable and accurate....
Firearms Forum: Range Report 03-03-2010, 05:54 PM
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Posted By troy2000
Don't get me wrong; I love my .30-30 Winchester...

Don't get me wrong; I love my .30-30 Winchester 94. But I'd have to say that while I can certainly shoot it at 1000 yards, I don't like my chances of hitting something--or having enough stopping...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 03-02-2010, 03:54 AM
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Posted By troy2000
It was a very nice day. We toted along a couple...

It was a very nice day. We toted along a couple of steaks marinating in Italian Dressing in Ziploc bags. When it got too dark to shoot, we dug out the steaks and grilled them on my Lodge grill, and...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 03-02-2010, 01:00 AM
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Posted By troy2000
Mosin Mania

Been too long since the last time I got to go plinking, so my younger son and I headed out to the desert this afternoon. We worked out my little .32 auto Czech CZ-50, the .38 Special Smith & Wesson...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-20-2009, 03:22 PM
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Posted By troy2000
Here's a page that has a pretty good run-down on...

Here's a page that has a pretty good run-down on most of the popular brands of scopes:

The Shooting Sports Scope Brand Page (http://www.charm.net/~kmarsh/brand.html#millett)

I'm not sure how...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-19-2009, 06:18 PM
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Posted By troy2000
Well, no idea where Tlarkin wandered off to, Pat....

Well, no idea where Tlarkin wandered off to, Pat. But I'm here.....
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-18-2009, 08:43 PM
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Posted By troy2000
The original factory grips have pivoting clips...

The original factory grips have pivoting clips riveted to the inside of each panel. One side has a notched arm sticking down, so you can turn it by sticking a screwdriver up into the magazine well...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 09-17-2009, 12:53 AM
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Posted By troy2000
+1 on the recommendation for a .357. The nice...

+1 on the recommendation for a .357. The nice thing about them is that they'll make a humongous noise and big hole with the .357 ammo, but you aren't restricted to it. You can start with the...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-16-2009, 11:46 PM
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Posted By troy2000
They can be surprisingly accurate little guns,...

They can be surprisingly accurate little guns, when fired single-action. The Russians used them in international target competition.

Fiocchi sells wadcutter target ammo that's specifically...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-16-2009, 07:48 PM
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Posted By troy2000
My oldest and newest Mosins

Here are pic's of my oldest and newest Mosin Nagants, which also happen to be my prettiest.

The long one is a New England Westinghouse M-91 that was originally destined for Imperial Russia during...
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