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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-24-2016, 11:26 PM
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Posted By McX358
From my experience I would not shoot any shotgun...

From my experience I would not shoot any shotgun with removable chokes if they do not bottom out; derbies from the shot-cup etc will build up, and cause harm. Nothing worst than a choke you cannot...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-02-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 108,362
Posted By McX358
Uncanny timing; I had just finished attaching the...

Uncanny timing; I had just finished attaching the handguard/tub, rails, and scope on "The Beast" companion; naturally I call her "Beauty". She is a wee more graceful, and she was built for a strict...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-28-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 101,073
Posted By McX358
Grasshopper have learned to adapt; look close and...

Grasshopper have learned to adapt; look close and you can see the little bugger scooting along the cable.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-24-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 108,362
Posted By McX358
A long time {actually way too long} in the...

A long time {actually way too long} in the creation; finally weighing in at exactly 15 pounds "The Beast" AR-10 Frankenrifle caliber 7.62 X 51. Thursday the range is closed to the general public, and...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-25-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By McX358
I read the same article; I also receive it...

I read the same article; I also receive it monthly...what trucked my thinking was I have a customers handgun that I have been restoring, it has been a LONG PROCESS, and because of application of some...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-25-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 101,073
Posted By McX358
"Well, we're all victims of our own gene pool....

"Well, we're all victims of our own gene pool. Someone must have peed in yours." - Walter Bishop, from Fringe.


Excellent; Walter Bishop was the man!Loved that show, I have watched twice. :smile...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-23-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 108,362
Posted By McX358
Rules; they are meant to be broken! :D

Rules; they are meant to be broken! :D
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-23-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 108,362
Posted By McX358
I would have my son do the painting; perhaps...

I would have my son do the painting; perhaps something along the line of the P-40 of Pre-WWII China Campaign "Flying Tigers" . Your right its basically a look and see, rather than a Heavy Duty ridged...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-23-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 108,362
Posted By McX358
HELLBREAKER! Enough said.

HELLBREAKER! Enough said.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-23-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By McX358
My little Colt Clone....Now if I could just find...

My little Colt Clone....Now if I could just find some LR RF too shoot; at a reasonable price. :(
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-23-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By McX358
I recently used an epoxy paint finish on a little...

I recently used an epoxy paint finish on a little .22LR/22Mag Revolver a now dear departed Marine bud of mine gave me, it had an aluminium alloy frame, so it couldn't be blued with Hot Caustic....
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-22-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 101,073
Posted By McX358
My Heavy Duty Revolver Wrench, I recently made; I...

My Heavy Duty Revolver Wrench, I recently made; I use MarylandGunWorks Inserts. No revolver is too hard or large for this brute.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-21-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By McX358
That fairly well seals it, I have heard that also...

That fairly well seals it, I have heard that also from a college of mind down these parts who specializes in refinishing. Thought it maybe too good to be true; well the temps are beginning to go down...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-21-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By McX358
Hype or does it work?

I have question for all the "gunnies" :anyone:out there in gunsmith land; DuraBlue by DuraCoat; does it work or is it hype? I've primarily use the old tried and true Hot Caustic bluing method,...
Firearms Forum: Firearms for Sale 09-20-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 0
Florida Gold rush
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Posted By McX358
Gold rush

I had a dear friend pass over to the happy hunting grounds not long ago, and while his sons were going through his "priceless" collections, they happen upon a stash of "GOLD RUSH" PEPPRBOX revolvers....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-29-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 92,569
Posted By McX358
I have a friend who has one,he is cheap as the...

I have a friend who has one,he is cheap as the day is long, and yet is willing, and able to feed this powder eating monster. And he use to laugh at me years before because I had a 25/06, and thought...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-29-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By McX358
Excel Info

Hope this will be helpful to those gunny's out there. Customer shotgun came in locked up, wouldn't cycle correctly,wouldn't eject etc etc. Found defective/damaged bolt/recoil buffer; created upgraded...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-15-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By McX358
Found the answer I was looking for; thought it...

Found the answer I was looking for; thought it had to be with SN#'s....TYPE I or sometimes also known as A, is below 100,000. TYPE II / B is above 100,000. They are NOT INTERCHANGEABLE w/ barrels and...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-15-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By McX358
SKB Question

I had a customer bring in a SKB -900 recoil operated shotgun; its jamming once in a while, and not ejecting all the time. My question is: I see type I, and Type II, on some parts listed. How do you...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-01-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By McX358
Show me; I'm n o from MO.

Show me; I'm n o from MO.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-01-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3,480
Views: 131,795
Posted By McX358
Since I've hung my hat in Pinellas County Fla,...

Since I've hung my hat in Pinellas County Fla, {1952} this has been know as our raining/storming season. So what do the gods who sit a pond the ivory throne in commission gatherings decree: Lets tear...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-01-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By McX358
Semantics, if the flutes are triangulation in...

Semantics, if the flutes are triangulation in shape then as it if known the triangle is the strongest shape; its possible it could be more ridge. The amount really doesn't matter, it gives the...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-01-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By McX358
Oh the classic what does fluting really do...been...

Oh the classic what does fluting really do...been down this road once or twice. ;)Yes fluting does make it stiffer, that's the mechanics of. But just like free floating a barrel, it does not always...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-31-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By McX358
Talked to Shilen & a tech from Brownless today;...

Talked to Shilen & a tech from Brownless today; both said the same thing. Yes you can turn a Shilen or similar made type barrel {Not HAMMER-FORGED} without danger of altering the internal diam of the...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-31-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By McX358
That is what I have heard, not only from my...

That is what I have heard, not only from my mentor/master gunsmith, but also great barrel makers I've met over the decades. My memory is just not as sharp, so thank you for your help.
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