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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-21-2014, 12:32 PM
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Posted By mudflat
The up-beat thing about the gunsmith (Guy Snelen)...

The up-beat thing about the gunsmith (Guy Snelen) is that I now Know a good gunsmith who charges a good price. I have met others who I felt overcharged for the work done.
I also learned a lot more...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-20-2014, 02:48 PM
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Views: 145
Posted By mudflat
FN49 Slamfire.

Hey all,
I recently had an 'out of battery slamfire' in my, two piece firing pin, FN49. I had made 8mm Mauser ammo from milsurp 30-06 cases. The dimensions of the cases (30-06 and 7.92x57mm S) are...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 11-30-2013, 04:56 PM
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Views: 1,703
Posted By mudflat
I remember smoking weed and enjoying it, for a...

I remember smoking weed and enjoying it, for a few years. I stopped in '72 because I didn't want to be bleary all the time. I haven't used it since then. I don't care if folks use it, medically or...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-14-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By mudflat
10/22

Thanks for the info, and suggestions. I know about the Marlin, she wanted the Ruger!? Oh well. I've tried fine (400 grit) sanding all the edges of the magazine's exit path, they were rough. I even...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-13-2013, 10:42 PM
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Views: 412
Posted By mudflat
Ruger 10/22

My wife bought a new Ruger 10/22 in September. We've had it to the range three times and the gun keeps jamming. Quite often it just won't load a round. The block picks up the round, and then jams it...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-13-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,078
Posted By mudflat
Locutus, Take care of your weapon and your...

Locutus,

Take care of your weapon and your weapon will take care of you!

Royal Marines?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-13-2013, 03:19 PM
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Views: 3,078
Posted By mudflat
The following site is a good one to read. Don't...

The following site is a good one to read. Don't assume you're 'good to go'. You might get bitten really badly in the 'arse' if you go blazing away at some scumbag....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-13-2013, 02:32 PM
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Views: 3,078
Posted By mudflat
More info

The .38-40 was also known as, and head stamped, .38 WCF (Winchester Center Fire).
Reference: Chuck Hawks, Retrieved from: http://www.chuckhawks.com/38-40win.htm

You might notice that the 45-70...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-11-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,078
Posted By mudflat
Getting screwed over.

I understand your thoughts on the subject, and I agree. The lawyer went on to say that the family of the person you shoot, will sue you for wrongful homicide claiming he was a 'good kid at heart' and...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-10-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,078
Posted By mudflat
It's your call, bud. It's still a 30-30, and will...

It's your call, bud. It's still a 30-30, and will go through your attacker and maybe blow off your neighbor's head. Either you move or your neighbor's survivors move afterward, if you win the court...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-10-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,078
Posted By mudflat
I just read your response. You aren't...

I just read your response. You aren't 'listening'. The LAWYER said, "Don't use reloaded ammunition for self defense." he explained that any lawyer could make that look like you wanted to kill...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-10-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,214
Posted By mudflat
March

Ok, 19th January is a Saturday. Meet outside the State Capitol Building at 09:00.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-10-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,214
Posted By mudflat
I'm down for it too.

Everyone in Iowa, let's 'March' unarmed to the State Capitol on a particular day. Anyone think of an appropriate day?
Let's start organizing it now.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-08-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,214
Posted By mudflat
http://dcclothesline.wordpress.com/2013/01/03/if-t...

http://dcclothesline.wordpress.com/2013/01/03/if-they-come-for-your-guns-do-you-have-a-responsibility-to-fight/
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-08-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,214
Posted By mudflat
Also, weren't you ever in a tight spot in the...

Also, weren't you ever in a tight spot in the military? Did all your platoon walk off?
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-08-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,214
Posted By mudflat
Still bickering? Haven't you been listening to...

Still bickering? Haven't you been listening to people talk about the NRA. I am a member, but I still see and hear what goes on outside of the NRA. The NRA needs our active help, in addition to more...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-08-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,214
Posted By mudflat
Stop bickering and pull together.

Have any of you guys been in the military, huh? You pull together even if you don't like somebody. Remember?
We have to do something constructive for ourselves, otherwise Senator Feinstein and crew...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-05-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,214
Posted By mudflat
Write instead of March.

To all you guy and gals, the following is a letter I have already sent to 4 senators, Vice President Joe Biden, and President Barack Obama. Write to your senators in every state, and the people in...
Firearms Forum: Sponsor Display 11-19-2012, 05:12 PM
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Views: 22,396
Posted By mudflat
Giveaway

Yes, I'm in!
Firearms Forum: Sponsor Display 11-10-2012, 01:06 PM
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Views: 22,396
Posted By mudflat
Another excellent Giveaway!

Hey guys, I'm in. I need to collect more 'equipment'.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-14-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,078
Posted By mudflat
Here is a list of original calibers, .30WCF is...

Here is a list of original calibers, .30WCF is 30-30.

.22 WCF
.25-20 WCF
.25-35 WCF
.30 WCF - "30-30"
.32 Winchester Special - ".32 Special"
.32 Winchester Self-Loading - ".32 WSL"
...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-14-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,078
Posted By mudflat
I was told by a lawyer when i took the CCWP...

I was told by a lawyer when i took the CCWP class," If you reload, don't use reloaded ammunition for self defence. Any good lawyer will turn it against you, by saying that because you reload you were...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 08-14-2012, 01:16 PM
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Views: 88,220
Posted By mudflat
Just Do It!

Well said!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-28-2012, 08:48 PM
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Views: 12,112
Posted By mudflat
What was everyone's first gun?

BSA Air rifle, then a hand-me-down Lee-Enfield .303 British, still have the Lee-Enfield plus 5 more in different configurations. Favorite is the No 5 MkI.
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 04-03-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 88,220
Posted By mudflat
Lead

BobandWife,
I recently read about firing a copper jacketed bullet to clear out the lead. It doesn't. All the jacketed bullet does is to compress the lead into the grooves, It will build up to the...
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