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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 11-28-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By RL357Mag
I bought the same Husqvarna rifle 15 yrs ago at a...

I bought the same Husqvarna rifle 15 yrs ago at a gun show from a dealer who had several for $269. They are almost impossible to find nowadays.The bore condition was the same as yours. It is a tack...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 11-12-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By RL357Mag
Try using T/C Natural Lube 1000 (Bore Butter)....

Try using T/C Natural Lube 1000 (Bore Butter). Any other petroleum based lube will actrually attract carbon residue and make it hard to load after only a shot or two. The Bore Butter, when used...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 11-01-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,690
Posted By RL357Mag
A few company's make locking brackets to secure...

A few company's make locking brackets to secure the camera to a tree. Unfortunately there isn't a lock made that can't be breeched or a cable that can't be cut, especially in the woods, where you...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-01-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By RL357Mag
LOL - I quit before the "allergic" reaction took...

LOL - I quit before the "allergic" reaction took effect. 10 years this month... no regrets, and more toys due to money spent on things other than fines, bail, lawyers, and taxi's... ;)
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 11-01-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,368
Posted By RL357Mag
Pellets are not as efficient in either cartridge...

Pellets are not as efficient in either cartridge guns or front stuffer's. I believe the pelletized powders are more of a convenience and offer a slightly higher level of consistency over metering...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 11-01-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,690
Posted By RL357Mag
Well over the last several weeks I've been...

Well over the last several weeks I've been through 3 sets of batteries and over 21 days of total use with the cheap WildGame Innovations s1.3 camera which WalMart is selling for $49. What a piece of...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 10-09-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 110,838
Posted By RL357Mag
I've had a love affair with lever actions since I...

I've had a love affair with lever actions since I was 7 and Mattel made a Winchester 73' capgun. I never lost my affinity for them and find them much more visually appealing than an SKS...not to...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 10-08-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 110,838
Posted By RL357Mag
I have a Yugo SKS which was sold as "arsenal...

I have a Yugo SKS which was sold as "arsenal new". The accuracy is not even close to my three 30-30's. I have tried two different brands of aperature sights in an effort to get better results, to no...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 10-08-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 110,838
Posted By RL357Mag
The Dragunov and the Romanian PSL are definately...

The Dragunov and the Romanian PSL are definately NOT target rifles, unless you consider 3-4" groups at 100 yds. target material... They are nothing more than AK variants with longer barrels, and...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-08-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,725
Posted By RL357Mag
Please re-read the underlined text...:rolleyes: ...

Please re-read the underlined text...:rolleyes:

First of all numbnuts, I'm giving the OP information on the 80gr. bullet which he mentions in his question, secondly, while a 77gr. bullet CAN be...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-07-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,725
Posted By RL357Mag
Quoted from Sierra's 4th Edition 50th Anniversary...

Quoted from Sierra's 4th Edition 50th Anniversary Manual:



As for loadings and recommended powder charges given for this bullet, the following also appears under the 80gr. MatchKing HPBT in the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-06-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,725
Posted By RL357Mag
+1 to what Highpower said. I have an RRA with a...

+1 to what Highpower said. I have an RRA with a 1:8 and it shoots 69gr. Sierra's and 68 gr. Hornady HPBT's very accurately. 55Gr. Remington FMJ's don't group any tighter than about 1.5 - 2". I've...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 10-06-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,768
Posted By RL357Mag
Good deal. I switched from aluminum/fingers/125gr...

Good deal. I switched from aluminum/fingers/125gr snuffers last year to carbon/release/100 gr. heads but haven't shot a deer with this setup yet. Much faster than the old tackle, but these 100gr....
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 10-06-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By RL357Mag
"The Oil that Creeps" into areas as small as...

"The Oil that Creeps" into areas as small as one-one millionth of an inch. The best stuff on the planet for breaking rusted bolts and nuts. If the barrel is THAT full of rust, I'd be concerned about...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 10-05-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,768
Posted By RL357Mag
Congrats! What type/weight broadhead do you use?...

Congrats! What type/weight broadhead do you use? Do you shoot with a release or fingers? Carbon or aluminum?
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-04-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 39,540
Views: 1,296,936
Posted By RL357Mag
I subscribed for several years. For anyone...

I subscribed for several years. For anyone interested in researching prior to buying guns, it is the best magazine on the market IMO. They take no advertising $ from anyone, so their reviews are...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-03-2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,259
Posted By RL357Mag
JD - you da man!!! All kidding aside, anyone who...

JD - you da man!!! All kidding aside, anyone who takes the time to get to know the members of this Forum as well as you do deserves "special mention" in the Book of Life. This post of yours says it...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-02-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,701
Posted By RL357Mag
Accuracy is more a function of bullet design...

Accuracy is more a function of bullet design (sectional density, boat tail or flat base, length) all of which contribute to the ballistic coefficient value. Jacket design has little to do with...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 10-02-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,539
Posted By RL357Mag
I use a 1980's vintage CVA .50 cal Frontier...

I use a 1980's vintage CVA .50 cal Frontier Rifle, a 1970's vintage CVA .58 cal. Mountain Rifle, and a 1990's T/C New Englander. Both CVA rifles were kits and both shoot more accurately than any...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-02-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,817
Posted By RL357Mag
Back when flag burning was all the Liberal rave,...

Back when flag burning was all the Liberal rave, I bought some transfer sheets and made up a tee shirt with a big picture of the flag and the following words:

"Try Burning THIS One...A$$HOLE!"
...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-02-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By RL357Mag
Your question really depends on the accuracy you...

Your question really depends on the accuracy you will be getting with the rifle you are building. If the rifle routinely shoots groups in the 1.75" to 2" moa range, it's doubtful that a bench rest...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-01-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By RL357Mag
I think you should give the cops a heads-up. Who...

I think you should give the cops a heads-up. Who knows what the cops might find if they pull over that car.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-01-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By RL357Mag
Other than getting the plate number, description...

Other than getting the plate number, description of the car, and reporting the incident to the cops, it seems you did the right thing. I'd keep a good eye out for a while - if it was gang related...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-30-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,937
Posted By RL357Mag
What's next? A triangular bore? Wasn't there...

What's next? A triangular bore? Wasn't there something in the 70's that shot electrically discharged triangular bullets called "trounds"or some such nonsense?
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-30-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 44,681
Posted By RL357Mag
Follow-up: I just bought a container of Naval...

Follow-up: I just bought a container of Naval Jelly(phosphoric acid) at Home Depot and removed the bluing from an old Mossberg .410 barrel. It worked very well and very quickly. It costs $3.79 for an...
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