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Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-30-2014, 03:38 AM
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Posted By DIY_guy
Crazy deer reactnig to scent

The one deer flips out (literally) The first deer be like :eek:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRZCuODvbrA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmBZxq_HaIw
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-22-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By DIY_guy
Great link. Thanks for that.

Great link. Thanks for that.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-21-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By DIY_guy
Winchester Model 77 .22 LR Magazine YIKES!

I picked up an Winchester 77 with a scope at an espate sale over the weekend but it was missing the magazine. I checked Fleabay and :eek: $88. These things must be more rare than hens teeth.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 08-20-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By DIY_guy
Deer Rear Decoy

Last year I got into decoying deer with 3 life sized decoys. (see thread)

http://ronkulas.proboards.com/thread/233/oscar-imposter-dolly-doe

It was fun and added another level of satisfaction...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 07-14-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By DIY_guy
WTF??? What do you do with that thing? It seems...

WTF??? What do you do with that thing? It seems like a bag or sack with a drawstring would be a way to protect the user from the head if you planned to wear it hanging from a belt.
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 07-14-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By DIY_guy
I would have to see a pic.

I would have to see a pic.
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 07-14-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By DIY_guy
Project GLADIOUS

I was contacted by a fellow from another forum and asked to make a sheath for a sword he bought. I had never made a sheath for a sword before so I decided to take on the job. He asked me to make a...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 07-07-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
I did not conduct a test. I only did a side by...

I did not conduct a test. I only did a side by side evaluation of a wide variety of products. But to answer your question, yes, the WD 40 corrosion inhibitor out performed all others in 3 separate...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 07-07-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
Hornady One Shot, Frog Lube and WD 40 Specialist.

Hornady One Shot, Frog Lube and WD 40 Specialist.
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 07-07-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
After 62 days the outdoor evaluation has...

After 62 days the outdoor evaluation has concluded. This past June was one of the rainiest on record. I did not post the failure date of the last three products on the date of the failure so I could...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 07-01-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By DIY_guy
Bought a welder, let the projects begin

Not every project needs to be a sewing project. Some projects have a little more testosterone. I have several projects requiring welding so when welders went on sale at Farm and Fleet I was all over...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-19-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By DIY_guy
Dad got his 1895 back

Back In 1900 Oscar Quisla Bought an 1895 Winchester rifle at a hardware store in Portage County, WI. The new rifle (serial number 749) and 3 boxes of 30-40 Krag shells cost him $45. He took that...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 06-11-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By DIY_guy
Another holster project

My uncle-in-law won a 9mm handgun in a volunteer fireman’s raffle/fundraiser. It didn’t come with a holster. He wants to wear it while bowhunting and asked if I would make him one. I was more than...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 06-10-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
As mentioned earlier I put together a device to...

As mentioned earlier I put together a device to capture the dynamic coefficient of friction for all the products I have previously evaluated (including a static friction evaluation)

Ive tabulated...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 06-08-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
Here is an update on the corrosion boards after...

Here is an update on the corrosion boards after 43 and 42 days outside.

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c239/212007154/boards5_zpsa4e8d3f8.jpg

The last three samples on board #1 are about to...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 06-03-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
You clearly have not read the text. Motor oil in...

You clearly have not read the text. Motor oil in indeed included in this evaluation. Giving all the outstanding options motor would be a last choice give how poorly it performed in regards to...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 05-25-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
Rather than posting the day of the failure on the...

Rather than posting the day of the failure on the thumbprint portion of the indoor plates I have waited to lump the recent failures into a single post. Here they are. Again this is only in the thumb...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 05-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
Ive completed the device I assembled and plan to...

Ive completed the device I assembled and plan to use to measure dynamic friction forces. There are some refinements I need to make but I think the concept is pretty straight forward.
...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 05-20-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
I am in the process of designing an experiment,...

I am in the process of designing an experiment, process and device to do further lubricity evaluations on these products. The first evaluation was for the coefficient of “static” friction but I fear...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 05-19-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
Update on the two outdoors corrosion boards....

Update on the two outdoors corrosion boards. Hornady One shot has finally failed on Board #2 Leaving Frog Lube and WD 40 Specialist but the Hornady product is still going strong on board #1.
...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 05-18-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
Its been 20 days since I started board #3 which...

Its been 20 days since I started board #3 which is the indoor board with the (hotdog) fingerprint.

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c239/212007154/rust/board3C_zps842e322f.jpg

The first (and...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 05-13-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
We have been experiencing torrential rains and...

We have been experiencing torrential rains and flash flooding. When it isn’t raining its very humid. Its certainly been a wet spring. The UV rays have now completely erased the sharpie marker labels...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 05-09-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
Its been 288 hours (12 days) since Board #1 was...

Its been 288 hours (12 days) since Board #1 was placed outside and 264 hours (11 days) for Board #2 so I thought I would update. There has been some rain this week but lots of sun and wind and the...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 05-08-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
Upon completion of this evaluation I sent emails...

Upon completion of this evaluation I sent emails to several of the manufacturers of the products used. Thus far (4 days after sending the emails) I have received only one reply and it came from the...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 05-07-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,443
Posted By DIY_guy
Ive received a number of messages asking what the...

Ive received a number of messages asking what the 3 top performing products look like when dispensed. I will answer that here.

Frog Lube (in this variety) is a Green and runny product. It needs to...
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