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Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 02-20-2013, 04:45 AM
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Posted By superc
Okay, I just found M11/Sig 228 blueprints on...

Okay, I just found M11/Sig 228 blueprints on Scribed. Multiple versions there. Reviewed em. Nope, let us not go there. Sheesh, those are some complex cuts. Been too long since I played with one...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-20-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By superc
Check out the vendor links at the bottom of...

Check out the vendor links at the bottom of http://www.darksoultactical.com/workshop.html for prices and wait times. Demand drives up prices. There are other vendors out there too. Add the lower...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 02-20-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By superc
We are in 1,000% agreement that taking a bag of...

We are in 1,000% agreement that taking a bag of mil spec parts to include a milspec receiver and throwing them together while often referred to as a build is a long way from a true build.

Of...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-19-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By superc
Generally no. The lower receiver is not where...

Generally no. The lower receiver is not where the primary stress is. Before beginning, go ahead and watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=SYUfcxnDSWg&NR=1 (similar videos also...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-19-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,687
Posted By superc
Any reputable, professional, gunsmith will...

Any reputable, professional, gunsmith will probably refuse to work on any gun that has been in a fire.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-19-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,267
Posted By superc
Failure to Extract is kind of unusual. The only...

Failure to Extract is kind of unusual. The only time I experienced that with any gun was with Wolff ammo where the laquer they coated the rounds with flaked off in the chamber so that on the third...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-19-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,795
Posted By superc
Stuff a mattress of course. :) Fill some old...

Stuff a mattress of course. :)
Fill some old shopping bags and give them to a bag lady.
Find a poor single mom running out of options and give her a stack for free.
Mail 1,000 AR-15 80% billets...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 02-19-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By superc
You can get a 10/22 partially completed receiver...

You can get a 10/22 partially completed receiver billet (and jig) at http://www.tacticalmachining.com/80-products/80-receivers/80-10-22-receiver.html
That is if you are really, really, into DIY.
:)
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 02-19-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,100
Posted By superc
I am a fan of stippling. I have done it to...

I am a fan of stippling. I have done it to several guns. Here is a picture of two I stippled. Would I prefer deep checkering? Sure. But I can't draw a straight line, never could, and checkering...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 02-19-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By superc
Yuh. I am really not sure where Hiwall is coming...

Yuh. I am really not sure where Hiwall is coming from with that. I built my first working (single shot) pistol when I was 14 (40+ years ago). The technology is pretty simple, and strength of...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 02-19-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By superc
Small carry pistol from a billet?

Like many Americans I have been exploring the AR-15 DIY billet craze. I personally like the billet80 80% version but understand other vendors also sell them. Easy enough. There are even jigs on...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 02-19-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,469
Posted By superc
I am curious as to the specifics of the mods you...

I am curious as to the specifics of the mods you are intending.
I bought one decades ago when the things were new. Replaced a constantly jamming stainless Bauer with it. I carried it as a second...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-19-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By superc
Many older Colts (and some other makes) used...

Many older Colts (and some other makes) used tapered one way pins. For those it makes a difference.
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 10-26-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,257
Posted By superc
I thank you very much. That is precisely the...

I thank you very much. That is precisely the information I was seeking. :)
Firearms Forum: History 09-13-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,505
Posted By superc
There is a problem with deliviring a butt stroke...

There is a problem with deliviring a butt stroke upwards with today's M-4. It really is no match for a 1917 Enfield, or even an M-14 if we are talking bayonet drill.
Firearms Forum: History 09-12-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,505
Posted By superc
For what it is worth, my understanding is some of...

For what it is worth, my understanding is some of the US Armed Forces have dropped bayonet training from Basic Training. Sad.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-12-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,849
Posted By superc
Start with a Chipmunk or something similar, but...

Start with a Chipmunk or something similar, but equally simple and low powered.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-12-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By superc
Over the past decades I have on several occasions...

Over the past decades I have on several occasions acquired various once military owned weapons with 'shot out' barrels which when held up to the light appear to have almost no rifling left.

This...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-10-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By superc
Switch to Firefox 15. I can cut and paste here...

Switch to Firefox 15. I can cut and paste here all day.

t bolts are of the double heat-treat type, but these are not easily identified, and until positively proved otherwise ANY straight-bent...
Firearms Forum: History 09-10-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By superc
The Battle of Brooklyn is one (also Washington...

The Battle of Brooklyn is one (also Washington Heights later) which I think should be covered more in schools. I was lucky enough to have had (when in NYC public schools) a teacher who did talk...
Firearms Forum: History 09-10-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By superc
I think they were equal. Saying this one or that...

I think they were equal. Saying this one or that one was better because he did this or that is pointless. Different guys, different places. Either way they were both very good and no one I would...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 09-10-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By superc
Why didn't u just buy a piece of wood pre shaped...

Why didn't u just buy a piece of wood pre shaped into a pistol grip?

Second, you will find this very uncomfortable to shoot.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-10-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By superc
Mail order gun smith license. I've seen it...

Mail order gun smith license. I've seen it before. They send a check in to ATF, no skill test or quiz required (which is something I would like to see changed in this system, maybe at the State...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-10-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By superc
WD40, a rough cloth or towel and elbow grease.

WD40, a rough cloth or towel and elbow grease.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-10-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By superc
A holster against your kidneys (especially a...

A holster against your kidneys (especially a large gun like a Ruger Service Six or a full size 1911 or a Beretta 92F) induce pain after a few weeks of 12 hour shifts behind the wheel. Been there,...
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