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Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-22-2010, 05:44 PM
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Posted By balloo93
Talk about last minute, sign me up. User on city...

Talk about last minute, sign me up. User on city forums is: balloo93
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-23-2008, 03:42 PM
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Views: 837
Posted By balloo93
More pics ...

More pics

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x282/balloo932/DSC05462.jpg

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x282/balloo932/DSC05463.jpg
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Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-23-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By balloo93
Brownells wire folder

I have this posted on another board, but why not here too.

Picked up a wire side folder from Brownells on the cheap. This stock required a bit of tweaking to get the fit and function right, but...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-16-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By balloo93
The Wylde chamber is supposed to offer better...

The Wylde chamber is supposed to offer better accuracy out of the 5.56 and the .223. It's used in a lot of comp rifles and does quite well. If I was looking at a dual purpose hunter/sport rifle,...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-16-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,680
Posted By balloo93
I will throw some comments at ya! Just my...

I will throw some comments at ya! Just my opinion here, but I am a firm believer that the attractiveness of the AR platform in 95% of the cases is the availability of compact size. It's a weapon...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-06-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By balloo93
http://www.classicarms.us/ They have gone up...

http://www.classicarms.us/

They have gone up in price $50 sense two weeks ago when I bought mine....bastards!

I was thinking about getting a second one, but my thinking has shifted gears to...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-05-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By balloo93
Shims are in and they took most of the wobble...

Shims are in and they took most of the wobble out. Took some work with a file and grinder to get the shims the right size and shape. There's still some wobble, but less than before.

Not bad for...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-05-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,570
Posted By balloo93
Holy crap! Some makers are already jacking the...

Holy crap! Some makers are already jacking the prices up. Spike's Tactical went up about $50 over night for a striped lower :confused:

Mags and ammo boys, mags and ammo! I still think there'll...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-05-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By balloo93
As the others have mentioned, it is more than...

As the others have mentioned, it is more than likely technique that is getting you bigger groups standing.

If you are new to rifles it will be hard to get a steady stance.
Do you have you...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-04-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By balloo93
$14.99 shipped from ...

$14.99 shipped from

http://www.veriforcetactical.com/tactical_accessories/45/

I like the idea that I can still get at my cleaning kit quickly. At $15 I won't be broken hearted if it doesn't...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-04-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By balloo93
Range report. This spring set makes for one...

Range report. This spring set makes for one SWEET pulling trigger! Between the polish on the moving parts and these springs and I actually favor it over the two stage RRA trigger.

Fired two mags...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-04-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By balloo93
To hell with it, I ordered a more traditional...

To hell with it, I ordered a more traditional spacer:

http://www.veriforcetactical.com/cart/images/45l.jpg
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-04-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By balloo93
There is none. It came with a Tapco G2 trigger...

There is none. It came with a Tapco G2 trigger installed.

Just for looks, I polished the carrier.

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x282/balloo932/Poliside.jpg
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Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-02-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By balloo93
Range report is GOOD! She cycles fine and only...

Range report is GOOD! She cycles fine and only had two Fail to Feeds. Both cases were some old Hollow point 7.62 a buddy gave me.

Both mags that came with it fit snug and have minimal wobble. ...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-02-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By balloo93
I believe I read somewhere the furniture is...

I believe I read somewhere the furniture is plywood :confused:

My brother picked up two with me, so I plan on using one of his sets to stain. He had the K-var stuff ordered before he even had the...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-02-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By balloo93
Already pricing the synthetic stock sets. Plan...

Already pricing the synthetic stock sets. Plan is to spend some cash on a 74-type flash hider and some good mags first. Then I'll start messing with the furniture. :)
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-01-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By balloo93
My WASR

Showed up last night at my FFL. It's better than I expected. Sight appears to be centered and the guts were clean. Lots of cosmo in there, but some DeepKreep and elbow grease later and it's clean...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-01-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,001
Posted By balloo93
If you want a "Mil spec" upper, look into the LMT...

If you want a "Mil spec" upper, look into the LMT or the Bravo Company offerings. You will pay more, but they are better quality parts (ie magnetic particle tested, 1/7 twist, ect).

You need to...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-01-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By balloo93
Lancaster does good work. My brother was pricing...

Lancaster does good work. My brother was pricing them, you'll get your moneys worth with them :D
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 10-28-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By balloo93
Well looks like my buddy is messing with me. I...

Well looks like my buddy is messing with me. I picked up the rifle and we agreed on price. I told him I would shoot it and if it functioned properly I would give him the cash in hand.

He tells...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 10-26-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By balloo93
I'm going with the the Tapco for the shorter...

I'm going with the the Tapco for the shorter stock. I am more comfortable with it closer than father away. Also shortens the rifle to a more managable trunk fit.

The Tapco stock alone adds 3...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 10-23-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By balloo93
I replied in the other thread, but I just wanted...

I replied in the other thread, but I just wanted to clean up the profile of it.

To be honest, I'm not that interested in maintaining the value. Honestly I would love to chop it down to 16", but I...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 10-23-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By balloo93
My buddy is the "original" owner and he claims no...

My buddy is the "original" owner and he claims no Bayo came with it. He tossed the original stock, kinda sucks it woudl have been cool to have.

I'm more interested in removing it.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-23-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By balloo93
I like the cav arms, but not enough to buy one...

I like the cav arms, but not enough to buy one for myself. I Emailed the owner about putting out a shorter molded stock (Think A2) and I believe he said they were thinking about it.

Bravo Company...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-23-2008, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By balloo93
Trigger mods

Alright. I installed the reduction springs from JP that Brownells sells and polished the hammer and trigger mating surfaces to improve the stock trigger.

Feels great, but I can't test fire it...
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