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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-01-2013, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Pekin7
Thanks everyone! Lots of ideas to try,

Thanks everyone! Lots of ideas to try,
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-10-2013, 06:05 AM
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Views: 424
Posted By Pekin7
Hornady Ultra Sonic Brass Cleaner-No juice

I purchased the Hornady Ultra Sonic Brass cleaner today, but BassPro didn't have any of the liquid cleaner. I stopped at three other gun shops with the same result. Is there anything that can be...
Firearms Forum: Florida Gun Forum 11-17-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Pekin7
Looking for a range near Venice Fl

My wife and I will be coming to Florida from Illinois and will be living in Nokomis from December 7 until January 10. I plan to bring some favorite firearms with me, but don't know where I can shoot...
Firearms Forum: Firearms in the Media 11-17-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Pekin7
A New Shooting website

I'm a member of a local shooting range club and have just finished developing a new website sponsored by our club. It's URL is tremontsportsman.com [URL="http://tremontsportsman.com"] This is my...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-17-2012, 04:34 AM
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Posted By Pekin7
Shooting Sports Corner

I'm a member of a local shooting range club and have just finished developing a new website sponsored by our club. It's URL is tremontsportsman.com [URL="http://tremontsportsman.com"] This is my...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-05-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By Pekin7
Thanks everyone... Yesterday, I looked at nearly...

Thanks everyone... Yesterday, I looked at nearly everything you guys suggested and decided on the CZ 453 Varmit with the trigger set and heavy barrel. I put a Redfield Revolution scope on it and...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-02-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By Pekin7
High-end .22 rifle

I'm planning to buy a high-end (at least for me) .22 rifle just for plinking and informal target shooting at my local club. By high-end, I'm talking no more than $600.... I'm thinking I'd like to...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-29-2012, 03:48 AM
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Views: 637
Posted By Pekin7
BC Defined

Thanks guys for the great posts. I can always count on the forum to answer any questions I have.... simple, complex, or dumb. Great job with the postings! Very Heplful!
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-29-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By Pekin7
Metric defined....

Here is the dictionary definition of "metric" as I used it in my question:

A metric is any type of measurement used to gauge some quantifiable component, including measurement of a company's...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-28-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By Pekin7
for me, it was about a week.

for me, it was about a week.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-27-2012, 12:23 AM
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Views: 637
Posted By Pekin7
bullet metric question

In my Hornady reloading manual, it lists a bullet metric labeled as "B.C." What does that measurement mean?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-24-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,515
Posted By Pekin7
Wow! Thanks for all the input and advice. I...

Wow! Thanks for all the input and advice. I went down to our local Bass Pro and after comparing a lot of optics, I decided on the Leupold VX-1 in 3-9. Mounted it on Redfield rings. It looks and...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-24-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By Pekin7
That's true that processing through the regional...

That's true that processing through the regional office is more efficient, but you also need to make an appointment. I wasn't able to get in for three weeks, and was leaving Florida to go back to...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-23-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By Pekin7
I mailed mine in from Illinois and got my permit...

I mailed mine in from Illinois and got my permit back in about 3 weeks. I had set of inked prints done when I was in Florida.
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 07-23-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,071
Posted By Pekin7
Where do you shoot?

If you go to a range, which one is your favorite, and what do you like about it?
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 07-22-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,081
Posted By Pekin7
Pekin Gun and Sports in Pekin IL usually carries...

Pekin Gun and Sports in Pekin IL usually carries around 3000 guns on display. Busy, but great people to deal with.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-20-2012, 01:54 PM
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Views: 381
Posted By Pekin7
It's actually a model 541.... Don't know where...

It's actually a model 541.... Don't know where 512 came from in my head.....
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-20-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Pekin7
Looking for scope for my 22

I want to add a good quality scope to my Remington 512 Custom Sporter .22. I'd like to keep the price down to $250 or so. Any ideas?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-20-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,515
Posted By Pekin7
Best .22 rifle scope

I'm looking for a good quality scope to put on my Remington 541 Custom Sporter .22. I don't want to spend more than $250 or so. Any suggestions?
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-11-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Pekin7
Thanks Triggerjob for the good advice and a great...

Thanks Triggerjob for the good advice and a great laugh! I'll try the tape method first..... My '03 is an arsenal rebuild that looks like it hasn't been issued since the rebuild. I expect that the...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-11-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Pekin7
1903 Springfield (remington) head space

I was wondering if anyone knows of a way to check the headspace on a '03 without a Gage.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-11-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Pekin7
Thanks Mountainman for the quick info... It's a...

Thanks Mountainman for the quick info... It's a good start on figuring out what I have. At any rate, I can't wait to put some rounds through it.
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 06-11-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,081
Posted By Pekin7
How far north? I went to high school in El...

How far north? I went to high school in El Paso.....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-11-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Pekin7
I'm sure it's a Remington 1903, produced just...

I'm sure it's a Remington 1903, produced just prior to the start of 03-A3. It has the scant c stock, but I don't know what else to look for to determine if it's a 1903A1. The barrel is stamped 7-42.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-11-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Pekin7
Remington 1903

I just bought a Remington 1903, s/n 3208xxx, with a scant c stock. Does anyone know if this fits the 1903A1 category?
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