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Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-09-2011, 10:01 PM
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Posted By shootingmad
I'm a bit of a cleaning fanatic. I put a bore...

I'm a bit of a cleaning fanatic. I put a bore solvent through after every sesion. If rounds have been fired, it gets a clean.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-09-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,715
Posted By shootingmad
As Twnorman was saying, you may find the bolt...

As Twnorman was saying, you may find the bolt will hit the scope and prevent you from being able to cycle the weapon. The original Nagants that were made into sniper rifles had a modification to the...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-24-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,868
Posted By shootingmad
Yea mate, break free. I have a 2 gallon bottle of...

Yea mate, break free. I have a 2 gallon bottle of it. :D
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-22-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,868
Posted By shootingmad
I use CLP (Clean, Lubricate, Protect) its...

I use CLP (Clean, Lubricate, Protect) its expensive but good. :D
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-22-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,950
Posted By shootingmad
You want to heat it enough to soften the thread...

You want to heat it enough to soften the thread sealant(to the point that it smokes). But what you really need is a tool that is used for removing m16 flash suppressors as well as a spanner that fits...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-22-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,686
Posted By shootingmad
G'day mate. Try heating them to a dull cherry...

G'day mate.
Try heating them to a dull cherry red. When i say dull i mean only just red, need to hold them in the shade to see the red. Hope this helps you achieve the result. :D
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-10-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,666
Posted By shootingmad
Just get it rebored to a common round. I did my...

Just get it rebored to a common round. I did my .270Win to 7mm Rem(.28) because it was getting worn, and the time I spend doing it was cheaper than a new barrel. lol.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-10-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,666
Posted By shootingmad
Reboring removes a layer of metal from the inside...

Reboring removes a layer of metal from the inside of the barrel, making the hole larger. Maybe making it a .458 or so. It all depends on what size reamer you use.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-10-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,666
Posted By shootingmad
Thinking about that movie, I think he is talking...

Thinking about that movie, I think he is talking about reboring. Also, a hand finished bore is smoother and more consistent than a factory one, again improving accuracy. So many things affect...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-10-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,077
Posted By shootingmad
Spent cartride case isn't ejecting correctly?...

Spent cartride case isn't ejecting correctly? Sounds like a unserviceable ejector. Inspect it for wear on the front lip and cracks on the body.. is the ejector contacting the cartridge case...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-10-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By shootingmad
I use Break Free CLP. Works every time. Cleans -...

I use Break Free CLP. Works every time. Cleans - Lubricates - Protects. :D
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-10-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,666
Posted By shootingmad
Do you mean reboring? Reboring removes bore...

Do you mean reboring? Reboring removes bore defects, which improves accuracy, and it also increases the bore diameter which changes the calibre. ie .22 into .223.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-16-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By shootingmad
I'v heard rumors around that using white vineger...

I'v heard rumors around that using white vineger and rubbing the metal with aluminium foil removes stains on metal. Apparently they react and it creates a strong cleaning agent. However I'v never...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 02-16-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By shootingmad
L1A1 SLR (FN FAL)... love em. Or Steyr AUG... coz...

L1A1 SLR (FN FAL)... love em. Or Steyr AUG... coz i know the drills.. :D
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-16-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By shootingmad
If it is all original parts it sounds like its...

If it is all original parts it sounds like its pushing the antique mark, I would have put it on my wall before i put any rounds through it. Older barrels don't handle new loads too well. Damascas...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-16-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,511
Posted By shootingmad
Its hard to tell what they class as "new" model....

Its hard to tell what they class as "new" model. You should contact them about it and ask from which year onwards are new models classed as.
In 1996 they redesigned the breach block and slide as...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-10-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,260
Posted By shootingmad
When storing weapons, apply a thin layer of oil...

When storing weapons, apply a thin layer of oil to deture rust, however remeaber to wipe it off before use. One of mine gets oil on the trigger mech, when its stored, that can be a problem, fixed by...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-12-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,866
Posted By shootingmad
c3shooter could be right, it might be a metric...

c3shooter could be right, it might be a metric threat. Another option is re-tapping the thread with an imperial tap or facing and clearance cutters with one that matches the pitch of that on swivel,...
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