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Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 06-26-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Vearl Brown
Short reply.

Things change--I'm glad for the better. When Burris started making mounts and rings for us it was some of the worse CRAP that I had ever worked with. And when I talked to them about it they said...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-25-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 33,076
Posted By Vearl Brown
If your going to start an " Old Farts Club" I'd...

If your going to start an " Old Farts Club" I'd like to join in too. I'll be 78 years old in two days. I started shooting in high school in 1952 and have been a member of the NRA since then. ...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 06-25-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Vearl Brown
Lap if you want !!

I have mounted thousands of scopes---YES THOUSANDS and have never even considered "lapping them" ! It's a free world and if you have the time and inclination to do so---HAVE AT IT !!!!!
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 06-23-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,908
Posted By Vearl Brown
If you are in a situation that you are trying to...

If you are in a situation that you are trying to protect yourself or your family just shoot the BASTARD and worry about the choke latter !!!
Does that make sense to anybody ???
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 06-20-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Vearl Brown
I spent just under 40 years as a gunsmith for one...

I spent just under 40 years as a gunsmith for one of the BIG gun companies. During that time I have installed and mounted thousands YES THOUSANDS of scopes and mounts of all types and makes. Just my...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 06-20-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,908
Posted By Vearl Brown
On the human body tests that were made in Viet...

On the human body tests that were made in Viet Nam---YES the do !!!
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 06-19-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,908
Posted By Vearl Brown
No. 4 shot will penetrate as deep as #00 and has...

No. 4 shot will penetrate as deep as #00 and has a LOT more pellets. THAT'S a FACT !!!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-27-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,629
Posted By Vearl Brown
I was a gunsmith for BrowninG for 38 years ant...

I was a gunsmith for BrowninG for 38 years ant these rifles were one of the "gun's" that I worked on. Chances are that I have worked on and shot more of these rifles than you have even seen. But...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-27-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,629
Posted By Vearl Brown
Why would a Browning bolt fit ?? Because the...

Why would a Browning bolt fit ?? Because the Belgium made Browning rifles are built on the 98 Mauser receivers. SAME fits SAME !!! If you use one you would probably have to alter the receiver to...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-27-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,612
Posted By Vearl Brown
Along with "Playing With Gun's" I also do a...

Along with "Playing With Gun's" I also do a pretty fair job with photography and have photographed several High Grade guns for printing in some books about gun engraving. Sometimes it can be really...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-27-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,612
Posted By Vearl Brown
Pretty decent Maple as Maple goes. Next time I go...

Pretty decent Maple as Maple goes. Next time I go to BrowninG I'll have to take a look at them.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-27-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,612
Posted By Vearl Brown
Some of the old T-Bolts were fantastic accuracy...

Some of the old T-Bolts were fantastic accuracy wise. One time I was given a job to shoot 250 T-Bolts for accuracy and point of impact. I can tell you that they ALL didn't shoot fantastic but I had...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-27-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,629
Posted By Vearl Brown
I didn't say that any of them had a straight or...

I didn't say that any of them had a straight or curved handle. I said that a Browning bolt would fit the rifle. And it WILL !! I have replaced several Mauser bolts with Browning bolts---after all...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-26-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By Vearl Brown
It's called " LUBRIPLATE" and was the standard...

It's called " LUBRIPLATE" and was the standard issue with the rifle when you were going to shoot ( like at the range) otherwise NO grease on the rifle. In Korea it got so cold that this grease would...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-26-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,612
Posted By Vearl Brown
NO SALT in gun stock Wood ??? You should have...

NO SALT in gun stock Wood ??? You should have told that to BrowninG 45 years ago. It would have saved them millions $$$$$.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-25-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,808
Posted By Vearl Brown
It kind of goes along with you. What are you...

It kind of goes along with you. What are you going to use it for, how often. how do you want it to preform and so on. You are going to get as many opinions as there are people who are willing to...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-25-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,630
Posted By Vearl Brown
Have mercy on this "Old Fart" after all I'm new...

Have mercy on this "Old Fart" after all I'm new here and still learning.
Does this mean that I owe him 3 birthday cards ?????
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-25-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,629
Posted By Vearl Brown
A Browning Mauser bolt will fit the military...

A Browning Mauser bolt will fit the military Mauser and it's already bent and polished !! Would probably head space OK too. All you have to do is find one and they are out there !!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-25-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,630
Posted By Vearl Brown
Probably had the extractor on the wrong side of...

Probably had the extractor on the wrong side of the bolt . I've seen dozens of "sportsman" send their rifles to Browning for the same problem and all that was wrong is the extractor was on the wrong...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-25-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,612
Posted By Vearl Brown
Welllll---Your more right than wrong. Salt cured...

Welllll---Your more right than wrong. Salt cured wood first showed up on the T-Bolt in 1967 and NO one knew just what the problem was but they found out---and how !! I was there when this all went...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-22-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,612
Posted By Vearl Brown
I was a gunsmith at BrowninG when they came out...

I was a gunsmith at BrowninG when they came out in 1965-66. Some time when I have the time I'll tell you how it got it's name. Kind of a funny story. The T-Bolt was the first BrowninG gun to show...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-23-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,583
Posted By Vearl Brown
You have a moderately rare and fairly valuable...

You have a moderately rare and fairly valuable pistol there. The best thing you could do with it is wipe it down with oil and put it away. I was a smith for BrowninG for 38 years and this is one of...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-24-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,905
Posted By Vearl Brown
All of the BAR'S are good rifles. Personal...

All of the BAR'S are good rifles. Personal preference go's to the type 1. Mostly because that's the one I'm most acquainted with. I've worked on and shot thousands over a 35 year period at BrowninG...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-23-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,905
Posted By Vearl Brown
Salt Wood & BAR'S

Salt wood showed up in the fall of 1968 (I was there). The first "guns" to show up with it was the " T-Bolt" rifle. I worked on BAR's since they came out "1967" up till the time that I retired 1999...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-22-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,905
Posted By Vearl Brown
Bar

EXCELLENT CHOICE !! For sure.
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