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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-20-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 751
Posted By natman
Target ammo will work every bit as well against...

Target ammo will work every bit as well against zombies as anything else.

P.S. Zombies aren't real, Congress notwithstanding.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-12-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By natman
He's pretty good most of the time, but he comes...

He's pretty good most of the time, but he comes up with the occasional whopper, like one where Reacher "knew" the bad guy's gun wouldn't fire more than one shot because magazine springs take a set...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-21-2016, 02:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By natman
The S&W Military and Police appears to have been...

The S&W Military and Police appears to have been originally chambered for the same 38 S&W cartridge as the other two. Judging by the word SPECIAL crudely stamped on the barrel it appears at some...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-25-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,265
Posted By natman
Open the cylinder on a 625. Look at it from the...

Open the cylinder on a 625. Look at it from the rear. Note how close to the edge of the cylinder the chambers are. Then note that the bolt notch is cut over the thinnest part. The metal over the...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 10-25-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,304
Posted By natman
There are a few snags with this plan: The...

There are a few snags with this plan:

The old 300 has been damaged, presumably beyond repair.

Even if it weren't, rebarreling and a new bolt would cost more than a new 308. Not to mention...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-22-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By natman
It's just the ticket if you are of the "red mist"...

It's just the ticket if you are of the "red mist" school of varmint hunting. The problem is that the WSSM cartridges are as dead as the dodo and there's not much else you can convert the rifle to...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-19-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,307
Posted By natman
As of this writing Midway...

As of this writing Midway (http://www.midwayusa.com/38-s-and-w/br?cid=7549) has 4 loads available, as low as 38 cents a round. At the pressures 38 S&W should be loaded at, the brass will last a long...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-19-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By natman
If you take a blued / walnut rifle out in the...

If you take a blued / walnut rifle out in the rain, remove the metal from the wood and give the metal a couple coats of gun wax...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-05-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By natman
I haven't had a chance to examine the 783 in...

I haven't had a chance to examine the 783 in detail, but it appears that Remington couldn't stand Marlin making an inexpensive rifle that was so much better than their effort, so they killed the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-03-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By natman
When I worked in a gunshop, the manager ordered...

When I worked in a gunshop, the manager ordered two 770s. They sat unsold, mostly because the gun clerks were too embarrassed to show them to anyone. Nobody who did see them wanted one, even at their...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-20-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,771
Posted By natman
The Obama administration was behind Operation...

The Obama administration was behind Operation Choke Point which tried to cut off credit and banking services to businesses they didn't like, such as porn shops, drug paraphernalia stores - and gun...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-09-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,324
Posted By natman
The gun pictured is going to be closest to a K...

The gun pictured is going to be closest to a K frame. If it's a 38 Special it's not an I frame.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-06-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By natman
A Rohm and an Ar-7 for free? You were...

A Rohm and an Ar-7 for free?

You were ripped off. ;)
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-17-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By natman
Let me repeat: "tiny drop". As in just enough to...

Let me repeat: "tiny drop". As in just enough to barely wet the threads on the screw. Used as directed loctite works just fine.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-17-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By natman
Proper application is key, but this isn't it. ...

Proper application is key, but this isn't it.

From the Loctite website:



So apply a small amount to the clean threads (on tiny screws like scope mount screws, that's a correspondingly tiny...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 06-17-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By natman
Magazine extensions are a bit more complicated...

Magazine extensions are a bit more complicated with a Mossberg than with some other brands. The barrel attaches to the end of the magazine, so you can't just slap on an extra piece of tube. It...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-09-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,863
Posted By natman
Nobody makes a bolt action 22 that needs as many...

Nobody makes a bolt action 22 that needs as many aftermarket parts as a 10/22.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-10-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By natman
Mossberg 500 Turkey with LPA trigger and 20"...

Mossberg 500 Turkey with LPA trigger and 20" barrel. Camo, fiber optic sights, 3" chambering and weighs 6 lbs 1 oz.

Also costs a lot less than $800.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-10-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By natman
Mossberg 500 Turkey with LPA trigger and 20"...

Mossberg 500 Turkey with LPA trigger and 20" barrel. Camo, fiber optic sights, 3" chambering and weighs 6 lbs 1 oz.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-07-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By natman
You did well to give the gun a good cleaning....

You did well to give the gun a good cleaning. It's amazing the amount of grit and dirt a new gun can have. I once pushed an 18" long cylinder of red grease out of the bore of a new Mini Mauser.

I...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-07-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,965
Posted By natman
I used to have an H&R 700 that worked just fine....

I used to have an H&R 700 that worked just fine. Never jammed or failed to cycle properly.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-06-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,953
Posted By natman
I'll play. I've got a few Mossberg 500s, but...

I'll play.

I've got a few Mossberg 500s, but they have plastic trigger housings and safety buttons (never broken one yet).

I've got a Remington Model 11 that has a plastic butt plate.

I have...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-14-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By natman
+1. I have a lot of files, but I'll use a stone...

+1. I have a lot of files, but I'll use a stone 20 times for every time I use one. Get some good Arkansas stones - they won't be cheap, but they'll last a lifetime.

For the few occasions a file...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-07-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By natman
Both cartridges are flatter shooting than a 308,...

Both cartridges are flatter shooting than a 308, but that's not much of an advantage in target shooting where distance to the target is known. All three will punch a bullet clean through a sheet of...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-05-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,286
Posted By natman
Thanks for letting us know how you plan to use...

Thanks for letting us know how you plan to use the gun.

I've taken a lot of deer and hogs with Remington 150 grain Corelokts. I've also have had good luck with Winchester 150 Power points in my...
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