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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-17-2014, 01:55 AM
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Posted By McX358
When he bring the rifle over, I will give a very...

When he bring the rifle over, I will give a very hard look over to see of the barrel has been shortened. As far as I'm concern the rifle as it is; is just a platform for a proper length barrel for a...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 06-17-2014, 01:45 AM
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Posted By McX358
Assume job; you have much more patience I do; as...

Assume job; you have much more patience I do; as the older I get the less I have. Thanks again...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-15-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By McX358
Short barrel 7 Rem Mag loads?

hardluk1,

That was my original take right off the git-go; why a 20" Bbl? I haven't examined the rifle, he is suppose to bring it over Monday. The short barrel large magnum syndrome came much later...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By McX358
Short barrel 7 Rem Mag loads?

I have a customer, and a friend who recently purchased a S&W 1500 in 7 Rem Mag; what is interesting is the barrel length, of 20"! I told him there was a formula {we are rebuilding/revamping so its...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-05-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By McX358
support question

I have a customer who thinks that it is possible to re-chamber his Savage M24 series in 30WCF over 12 ga too a 308 WCF....I'm saying no way, chamber pressure is well above what the action can handle....
Firearms Forum: Beretta Forum 05-28-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By McX358
I apologize I'm sorts new to all this posting...

I apologize I'm sorts new to all this posting stuff, just finally got FB together. Like I said it is super clean, I acquired it somewhere; I'm a gunsmith, come across things here and there, parts;...
Firearms Forum: Beretta Forum 05-27-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By McX358
Beretta 92 .40 cal slide

I have a Beretta Slide M-96 w/ all the trimming in stainless never fired in .40 cal, does anyone have any idea what something like that is worth?
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-07-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By McX358
I know exactly what you mean concerning heat; I...

I know exactly what you mean concerning heat; I try to pull as much away from what ever I'm welding...heat is bad...I've seen some gunnys heat that barrel up to melt the lock-tite; their comment was...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-07-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By McX358
I do however have a question concerning bluing; I...

I do however have a question concerning bluing; I have a pristine Marlin 455 built in or around 1957, 1958. She was built for a good friend of mine who has past away many years ago, he was an Olympic...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-07-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By McX358
Well will send some pics I have a few before...

Well will send some pics I have a few before when the nickel was one it, like I said it was so thick the cylinder was turning hard...I have all the parts de-nickle except for the trigger and hammer,...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-07-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By McX358
That's what I have come to finally figure out;...

That's what I have come to finally figure out; just have a massive brain cramp tonight....way too much on whats left of my mental reasoning:o it appears today.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-07-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By McX358
Bill; I apologize I'am in error; hard to believe...

Bill; I apologize I'am in error; hard to believe I use to teach Geology and know the tables. It is SN I.E. 97% Tin you are correct. I'm having one of those days, when I shouldn't have done anything...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-07-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By McX358
Yea I forgot; believe it not I hold a degree in...

Yea I forgot; believe it not I hold a degree in Geology...use to teach it; hey ask a question before you make an error...I'm old sometimes I forget things....a lot on the mind lately...just finished...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-07-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By McX358
Bill; that's the problem the bone head who nickel...

Bill; that's the problem the bone head who nickel the Colt, thought he could;it was so thick the cylinder would barely turn. Your correct; I had a brain cramp on using solder; wanted something to...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-07-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By McX358
I appreciate the input; just wanted to hear from...

I appreciate the input; just wanted to hear from some other "gunny's". As said yea the firearm was trashed when the customer had the moron nickel it. However that being said; that is what I've been...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-06-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By McX358
Python Blues

Customer brought in a Colt Python, someone had done a REAL nasty nickel job on her, and I mean nasty. He wants me to remove the nickel; which I have, and see if I can give her a nice bluing. Whoever...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-30-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By McX358
Thank you, I have since been able to put together...

Thank you, I have since been able to put together a Ruger Bolt Assembly Part list. They are the Ruger factory numbers, finding the old Armorers Manual is a most wonderful thing. Well I thought I...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-27-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By McX358
As it turned out: Yes you can exchange the Bolt...

As it turned out: Yes you can exchange the Bolt Assembly for a Ruger Stainless Ranch Rifle for the 185 stainless series. the Ranch Rifle Bolt Assembly will work in the 185 series perfectly, and like...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-02-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By McX358
Mini-14 Question

I have a customer who just brought me in a Mini-14; it appears it was sort of a basket case, all the parts not put together; however when he did, it would fire it would extract the fired case; not...
Firearms Forum: Sponsor Display 11-29-2012, 12:42 AM
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Views: 25,408
Posted By McX358
Contest Big Giveaway

What the hey I'll give it a try.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-06-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,230
Posted By McX358
Marlin 336/444 feeding problem

Can’t disagree with any of that; but I’ll add this, my old “meat-in-the-pot” Marlin SRC in 35 Remington was my first centerfire high-powered rifle; :D compact, slick as glass action, and powerful...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-03-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,230
Posted By McX358
Marlin 336/444 feeding problem update info

For the reloaders and other info grabbers, I have a little tech info I have researched on the Hornaday “flex-Tip”. No mind you I’m not bashing Hornaday; love their stuff use their components; but...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-03-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,230
Posted By McX358
Marlin 336/444 feeding problem

Rifleman55, Well thank you; I’ll give him a call. What ticks me off is the attitude my customers said they received from Marlin. It seems they were more interested in having them just purchase...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-02-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,230
Posted By McX358
Marlin 336/444 feeding problems

Question all the “gunnies” out there; has anyone else encountered a problem with older Marlin 336 in 30/30-35 Remington or the 444 models with 444 Marlin with the new Hornaday Flex-Tip cartridges...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 11-20-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,131
Posted By McX358
ATIS/Brescia shotgun

Every one in a while something comes your way, and it rattles your brain.:confused: This one of those; customer has an ATIS shotgun imported by Interarms made in Bresica Italy. It appears the carrier...
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