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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-13-2011, 04:43 PM
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Views: 1,699
Posted By vintovka
Glad you have your rifle back. I must add that I...

Glad you have your rifle back. I must add that I personally find returns are worrysome on many levels. They have been out of your control for some time and subject to who knows what. There are...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 08-25-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By vintovka
I have seen pics of 88s barrels and jackets...

I have seen pics of 88s barrels and jackets ripped open right where left fingers would go. I have personally seen an 88 carbine bbl split from chamber on. Not sure what caused either one but would...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 08-20-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By vintovka
I didn't belive it either until is happened to me...

I didn't belive it either until is happened to me :p:ptwice. I even went to plastic wads and had similar but less drastic results. Our "wooly booger" weeds (the kind that stick burrs on your clothes...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 08-19-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,402
Posted By vintovka
Since I'm still on my soapbox let me add a few...

Since I'm still on my soapbox let me add a few observations:

Most CA anti "anything" laws actually increase sales by increasing demand. I know some proposed bans/controls (like Airsoft and mail...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 08-19-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By vintovka
Black powder is fun but somewhat weather...

Black powder is fun but somewhat weather dependent. Rain is tough but summertime can be a bit dangerous due to fire hazard. I have my own range and resist shooting BP when the grass is dry. ...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 08-19-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,402
Posted By vintovka
If your moving here for a high paying job i...

If your moving here for a high paying job i recommend a "golden parachute" as part of the deal. CA companies aren't doing well and often lure folks here then change the rules/terms. Considerable...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 08-19-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,402
Posted By vintovka
Thumbs down AFIK California is got to be about the worst...

AFIK California is got to be about the worst choice for a firearms owner/enthusiast to move to.

You get to (must) declare handguns (and some longguns) and if your lucky pay a stiff fee for each...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 08-19-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By vintovka
My favorite is my diixe tennesee poor boy .50....

My favorite is my diixe tennesee poor boy .50. Hunted Pheasant and shot trap for many years with a Pedersoli 12g double.
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 08-18-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By vintovka
Learning from a pro is nice but not avail to...

Learning from a pro is nice but not avail to most. I was fortunate to learn a bit for the late Hal Sharon who had his own barrel making company and did sub contract for TC. If you see a little...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 08-17-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By vintovka
FWIW I have older RONG FU 20 taiwanese machine....

FWIW I have older RONG FU 20 taiwanese machine. It is a plain jane drill mill machine but will do everything asked of it. Its a bridgeport copy, weighs about 400# and has (as the name implies) a...
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