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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-13-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,170
Posted By Ibmikey
I cannot say what distributors or wholesalers pay...

I cannot say what distributors or wholesalers pay and sell .22 ammo for, but many retailers use the suggested retail price and many inflate theirs far beyond the normal profit margin. Perhaps one...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 07-12-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 558
Posted By Ibmikey
Seems like all of these threads digress from the...

Seems like all of these threads digress from the main topic and end up an arguement between two likes or dislikes. My experience with the two rifles is:
The Core 15 i shot did an ok job for the...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 07-07-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By Ibmikey
I bought one of their inwxpensive DC Machine...

I bought one of their inwxpensive DC Machine barrels a couple of months ago, installed it on an upper that i gave my buddy, would not group with a flyer about every fourth round. I pulled the barrel...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 07-06-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By Ibmikey
Normally a flash hider or compensator are drilled...

Normally a flash hider or compensator are drilled vertically rather than horizontally as your barrel indicates. The pin is then welded so lit is not easily removed. I would have a smith rethread...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-05-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By Ibmikey
My brother has lived his whole life on the edge,...

My brother has lived his whole life on the edge, in the service he knew he could run things better than his superiors. He received a BCD before completing basic training. My mom spent an entire ...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-05-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By Ibmikey
I have both the Sig P238 and Kimber Micro and...

I have both the Sig P238 and Kimber Micro and carry them in the same IWB Kydex holster. I bought the holster off ebay for $29. and they are nicely done and hold the weapon securely.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-05-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ibmikey
I think we are getting a bit sidetracked, the...

I think we are getting a bit sidetracked, the issue is related to the method of carry with a 1911.....i carried one while with Uncle Sam many years ago who insisted the weapon be carried chamber...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 07-05-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By Ibmikey
I will echo the others in my praise for PSA and...

I will echo the others in my praise for PSA and their products, having spent many a buck with them i feel qualified to make such a statement. I will reserve judgement on Ptac and their related...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-29-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Ibmikey
If youvare building a rifle for the wife take a...

If youvare building a rifle for the wife take a look at the new super light weight 14.75" barrel and gas block at the ARFCOM online store. Requires pinning the hider but i made a neat little light...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-29-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,539
Posted By Ibmikey
Thanks for the photo, you used some fine parts so...

Thanks for the photo, you used some fine parts so there is no reason why it would not function 100%. Take it out and see if it can kill a few soda cans, i usually run a few hundred rounds through a...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-28-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By Ibmikey
Mauser, Measure the diameter of your recoil...

Mauser, Measure the diameter of your recoil spring and check with Wolf springs, seems to me i bought some for both Supers and B's three or four years ago (different diameters).
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-23-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Ibmikey
The chart provided is a good reference but...

The chart provided is a good reference but individual rifles will tell you what they like best. My Ruger Scout rifle has a 1/8 twist but much prefers 52 and 55 gr bullets to 62 gr. My suggestion is...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-21-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,539
Posted By Ibmikey
So did i miss something on the continued build...

So did i miss something on the continued build saga? What upper did you decide on? Looks to me like a MI rail but hard to tell anything in the dark photos, what barrel did you use? Contour? Did...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-09-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Ibmikey
Brownells has CMMG kits, about the best available...

Brownells has CMMG kits, about the best available for the money. The FCG actually is not too bad, smooth with a little creep but better than most. You can also add the ALG ACT FCG for $64. Or the...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-06-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,368
Posted By Ibmikey
I have two receivers on the shelf however with...

I have two receivers on the shelf however with over twenty AR's in the rack i really do not need to build another. I recently acquired a barrel from the AR-15.com store, a 14.75" super lightweight, ...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-06-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By Ibmikey
Staking was a requirement of the military specs...

Staking was a requirement of the military specs and put in place before the exceptional thread locking adhesives of today. Many qoality carriers have an adhesive under the key, on the screw threads...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-03-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,169
Posted By Ibmikey
I build these rifles all too often and change...

I build these rifles all too often and change them around often also so i keep a ledger describing all the parts in a given rifle. Swapping barrels is a twenty minute job (really Meractor) depending...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-03-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Ibmikey
Mercator Thanks for clearing the water, i...

Mercator Thanks for clearing the water, i thought it was the early hour clouding my ability to understand. I find my rifles to be quite comfortable without either grip so i save money by not...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-03-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Ibmikey
all you need is to change the barrel as stated...

all you need is to change the barrel as stated but any new barrel should be mated to a new bolt so they can wear together. You do not need the whole carrier changed, just the bolt. The best way to...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-26-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Ibmikey
I have personal builds, DD, Colt etc and each...

I have personal builds, DD, Colt etc and each and every one will provide everything i demand of them. If you have quality parts put together with care, tested for function and accuracy your build...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-10-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,817
Posted By Ibmikey
In my ever growing pile of AR's I have a Sport,...

In my ever growing pile of AR's I have a Sport, love the rifle and it always seems to find it's way to the PU when heading out to shoot. There is nothing fancy about it but if I could have only one...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-10-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By Ibmikey
I just added a pistol with a 8.5" barrel to the...

I just added a pistol with a 8.5" barrel to the AR Blackout bunch. A bit blustery but is quite accurate out to 100 yd with 150 gr supersonic ammo. The cartridge is easily handled in the short...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-07-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By Ibmikey
I love the cartridge, have fun loading it, found...

I love the cartridge, have fun loading it, found the 300 to be quite accurate. I currently have two AR's set up in this caliber, one iron sights for plinking and another scoped for 100 yard center,...
Firearms Forum: M&P Forum 04-08-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,669
Posted By Ibmikey
Ga ill sums it up nicely, I have all three and...

Ga ill sums it up nicely, I have all three and enjoy shooting each one. The shield is a different feeling pistol in the hand and is fired differently than the traditional 1911. Both are good...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 04-06-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By Ibmikey
Sweeper is correct, there is no perfect AR unless...

Sweeper is correct, there is no perfect AR unless it is exactually what you need to fill your needs. Everyone is different in likes and dislikes and in what they wish to do with the build, a...
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