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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 10-06-2012, 05:04 PM
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Posted By deadin
BillM, You're thinking of several of the larger...

BillM,
You're thinking of several of the larger Bergmann's that use an enbloc clip.
The Simplex uses a regular magazine.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-28-2012, 11:21 PM
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Posted By deadin
THe Aussie's were very inventive. I believe this...

THe Aussie's were very inventive. I believe this one came from down under also..... (sorry for the crummy picture, but it's the only one I have at hand.)

How to convert a standard SMLE No. 1 Mk...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-24-2012, 03:04 PM
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Posted By deadin
I wouldn't call it weird, just "cute". ...

I wouldn't call it weird, just "cute".

http://deadin.info/webpics/Simplex.jpg
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-10-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By deadin
I'll say! If you ever get a chance to examine a...

I'll say! If you ever get a chance to examine a German Commission Revolver from the 1870-80 period, they even numbered the charge holes in the cylinder from 1 to 6.:eek:

I wonder what the...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-10-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By deadin
Might have to do with just how much confidence we...

Might have to do with just how much confidence we have in interchangable parts. Hand fitting not required. Unlike the Germans and others that even numbered the screws.(Of course they tended to be a...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-04-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 81
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Posted By deadin
Pick a few from one of these sites...... ...

Pick a few from one of these sites......

http://www.horstheld.com/
http://www.adamsguns.com/pictures.htm (I know where the two Walthers are currently.)
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 08-30-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By deadin
THe M-14 is post WW2 edited to add: Boy! You...

THe M-14 is post WW2

edited to add: Boy! You have to be quick around here...
Firearms Forum: Washington Gun Forum 08-30-2012, 07:14 PM
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Posted By deadin
Thought I had signed in here, but I guess I...

Thought I had signed in here, but I guess I haven't.....
From Ocean Shores (About as far West from Olympia as you can get..)
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 10-22-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,228
Posted By deadin
Any ideas just why someone would weld the two...

Any ideas just why someone would weld the two piece lever?? Wouldn't that screw up the latching mechanism??
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-02-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,555
Posted By deadin
My experience with free "lifetime" warranties is...

My experience with free "lifetime" warranties is that the gun spends more time being worked on than it does with me. Of, course it doesn't cost anything, but I would rather pay a little more and get...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 10-02-2011, 11:37 PM
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Posted By deadin
My daughter is into canine rescue and is quite...

My daughter is into canine rescue and is quite knowledgeable about handling dogs. She carries a "stun gun" (zapper) and says that she has yet to find a dog that won't turn tail and run when she...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-02-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By deadin
That sounds like a replica of an old Winchester...

That sounds like a replica of an old Winchester design and made in a modern chambering. It will not qualify as an antique and will need to be imported through a dealer with an import license. ($$$)
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-02-2011, 02:49 PM
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Posted By deadin
I'm sure there's a gun in there somewhere...:D ...

I'm sure there's a gun in there somewhere...:D

http://deadin.info/webpics/Sub16small.jpg
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-21-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By deadin
I love the 6.5x55 Swede!! My first was a...

I love the 6.5x55 Swede!! My first was a M1894/14 Carbine (it made it to this country before they started welding that ridiculous "barrel extension" onto them.) Wish I still had it.:( I used to...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-21-2011, 09:15 PM
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Views: 788
Posted By deadin
Club I belonged to before I moved had a yearly...

Club I belonged to before I moved had a yearly "Milsurp Bolt Action" shoot.
Had to be an as-issued milsurp, any country, no optics, standard sights, bolt action.
We shot a slightly modified 3...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-21-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By deadin
I've reloaded Berdans on and off for years....

I've reloaded Berdans on and off for years. Unfortunately my supply of primers is getting low and, as mentioned earlier, they're getting harder to find.
The Berdan extracting tool works quite well...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-19-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By deadin
Wrong grips. Might as well dump it.;)

Wrong grips. Might as well dump it.;)
Firearms Forum: NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 02-14-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By deadin
It's my understanding that if you build one from...

It's my understanding that if you build one from scratch, it's strictly for you, you can't transfer it to anyone else unless you have a manufacturers license.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-30-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,536
Posted By deadin
Orbital velocity at sea level (or there-abouts)...

Orbital velocity at sea level (or there-abouts) would probably burn the bullet up long before it made it around to the back of your head. (Or you assuming a vacuum?)
Also, if I remember my physics...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-25-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By deadin
If you've got kids, don't try to "hide" it....

If you've got kids, don't try to "hide" it. They'll find it.:D
Education is the right way to go, but a 12 to 14 year old can find it really hard not to "show off" for his buddies.
Either keep it...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-24-2008, 03:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,536
Posted By deadin
NO! The "line of sight" is a straight line from...

NO! The "line of sight" is a straight line from the rear sight through the front sight and projected out to the target. All in a perfect straight line.
The "line of bore" is likewise a perfect...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-19-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By deadin
Some of the reasons for pistol rounds in a...

Some of the reasons for pistol rounds in a carbine or SMG is that the gun can be lighter, simpler to make, less recoil, easier to shoot (doesn't require as much training to be effective at combat...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-19-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By deadin
Holland & Holland makes a .700 Nitro Express. I...

Holland & Holland makes a .700 Nitro Express. I seem to remember that it takes a couple of years to get one and they're around $60,000+
Shoots 1000 gr bullets ME + ~8900 foot pounds. (Has been...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 01-19-2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,755
Posted By deadin
They also supposedly had a really bad trigger...

They also supposedly had a really bad trigger that couldn't be improved.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-19-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,536
Posted By deadin
Think outside the box. The term used was "line of...

Think outside the box. The term used was "line of bore" not just plain "bore".
If you want to talk about the hole in the end of the barrel, yes, the sights are above that. However the "line of bore"...
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