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Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 10-12-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,612
Posted By Wilder
Had mine for a couple years, had one failure to...

Had mine for a couple years, had one failure to eject the first trip to the range with it. No other issues or failures. I'll bet someone did a "trigger job" on it and went too light on the hammer...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-28-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Wilder
Glad it worked, thanks for the update.

Glad it worked, thanks for the update.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-21-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Wilder
The tikka box mag is generally pretty hard to...

The tikka box mag is generally pretty hard to seat all the way in. Yours is probably a little too tight and not getting fully latched. Try loosening the action screws a little bit (don't shoot it...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 08-09-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Wilder
I have seen an m1a accidentally bump fire before....

I have seen an m1a accidentally bump fire before. Basically the recoil pushes the gun back from your finger just enough for the trigger to reset, then when the gun comes forward off the recoil it...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 08-08-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Wilder
The hard primers are due to materials used to...

The hard primers are due to materials used to make the primer cups. Has nothing to so with berdan, or boxer. The places that use berdan ammo generally use it for military ammo, and use the harder...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 08-08-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Wilder
Pull the trigger group out, holding your thumb...

Pull the trigger group out, holding your thumb against the hammer to catch it when you pull the trigger. Pull the trigger releasing the hammer. Keep the trigger to the rear, and push the hammer back...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-06-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By Wilder
I use a gun mounted flashlight, I turn lights on...

I use a gun mounted flashlight, I turn lights on as I clear my house, and call out to the people who should be there. I have also dealt with the adrenaline, and have a great deal of training. I'm not...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-02-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,547
Posted By Wilder
A lot of manufacturers press in front sights with...

A lot of manufacturers press in front sights with 200+ lbs. of force. A hammer and punch will not move them. We use an old WWII milling machine as a sight press.
First rule of hand loads, is never...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-01-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,547
Posted By Wilder
Not exactly, half-life means the amount of time...

Not exactly, half-life means the amount of time it takes for half of a mass of radioactive material to lose radioactivity. With the 12.5 year half-life, 1lb of tritium would be 1/2lb of radioactive...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-31-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,547
Posted By Wilder
The sights have a tiny bit of tritium in a glass...

The sights have a tiny bit of tritium in a glass capsule, in a plastic capsule, pressed in to a metal sight. In the unlikely event the capsules break there is too small an amount to do you any harm. ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-30-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,813
Posted By Wilder
Excessive firing pin protrusion will not cause...

Excessive firing pin protrusion will not cause the primers to blow out of the primer pocket, there was excessive protrusion from the pic posted, but that was only one issue that I saw.
Headspace is...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-30-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,813
Posted By Wilder
Those primers look very flat, and the fact that...

Those primers look very flat, and the fact that so many of them were blown completely out tells me that your probably past safe headspace. I would definitly take it to a gunsmith and have the...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 07-26-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,472
Posted By Wilder
With what you have so far, it is a full-auto...

With what you have so far, it is a full-auto bullpup. Full-auto doesn't legally need any barrel length classification so I wouldn't call it a sbr, it definitely isn't based on Stoner's design so it...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 07-26-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,472
Posted By Wilder
Marines talking about bootcamp, or recruiters can...

Marines talking about bootcamp, or recruiters can take any conversation off topic. Mine lied to me, 13 years later and I'm still still friends with the (explicative deleted). Love my Corps, best...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 07-26-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,472
Posted By Wilder
This idea is legal. An individual can get a...

This idea is legal. An individual can get a license to manufacturer a non-transferable prototype for the purpose of getting it manufactured by a larger organization, I.e. selling rights or patents....
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 07-25-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,472
Posted By Wilder
With a bull pup that side mag would probably be...

With a bull pup that side mag would probably be in your ribs, or your arm would press down on it and twist the gun as you shoot. Depending on right or left handed orientation.
If the mag port was...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 07-25-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,472
Posted By Wilder
Personally I would do a full length rail with...

Personally I would do a full length rail with removable sights, it is a strong market trend right now.
For the gunny: Not sure you could get reliable feeding when the bolt has to carry the round...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 07-25-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,472
Posted By Wilder
- Steyr AUG A3 stock (M4A1 style telescoping...

- Steyr AUG A3 stock (M4A1 style telescoping stock)
- Bull pup style
- Air-cooled
- Gas operated, short-stroke piston, closed bolt
- Large rear ghost ring sight
- 14 inch barrel
- FN P90...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-29-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,601
Posted By Wilder
Gun fight rule #1 - Bring enough gun. Bring all...

Gun fight rule #1 - Bring enough gun.
Bring all your friends with guns.
I read about a pregnant woman who found an armed intruder in her home. Holding her 12ga on him she calmly stated that hers...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-28-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,601
Posted By Wilder
Using low weight, high velocity varmint rounds in...

Using low weight, high velocity varmint rounds in a .223/5.56 penetrates fewer walls, and breaks apart much faster than handgun rounds, or 00 buck. Bird shot is defeated too easily by heavy clothing...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-24-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,985
Posted By Wilder
The 5.56 has thicker case walls, meaning reduced...

The 5.56 has thicker case walls, meaning reduced powder capacity, the 5.56 has a shorter throat than a .223 chamber. A .223 is pressure tested SAAMI style in the middle of the case, where pressure...
Firearms Forum: Colorado Gun Forum 06-19-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Wilder
You are a little far north for me, but you might...

You are a little far north for me, but you might check out weld county fish and wildlife 3 gun.
Www.wcfw.org/3_gun/3_gun.html
They are a little east of Ft.collins, but closer to you than me....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-18-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Wilder
Pictures help, it is hard enough to diagnose a...

Pictures help, it is hard enough to diagnose a problem when the gun is in hand. A lot of new ARs have sharp edges and corners on the locking lugs and will shave off small bits of brass as the case is...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 06-18-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,974
Posted By Wilder
http://www.sigsauer.com/Catalog/pistols.aspx ...

http://www.sigsauer.com/Catalog/pistols.aspx

Most of their models have multiple caliber options, check out their site to see their current offerings.
SIG's reliability is exceptional, if you do...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-18-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By Wilder
I think it is more a marketing thing to get their...

I think it is more a marketing thing to get their company name out there. "Hey we can build something no one else has," and given the fact we are talking about it here, I'd say the plan is working. I...
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