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Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 09-30-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,696
Posted By illbfrank
I have a Special Weapons cast SS receiver built...

I have a Special Weapons cast SS receiver built CETME. I traded for it many years ago. It has always been reliable and accurate. It has very little recoil and I have trained with it enough so that...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-30-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,498
Posted By illbfrank
Maybe because my old Model 60 is one of the older...

Maybe because my old Model 60 is one of the older ones, I haven't had many issues with it being finicky with HP's or any other cheap, bulk ammo. The only time I have had issues were when the rifle's...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-22-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,498
Posted By illbfrank
I have an older Model 60 that holds 18 rounds in...

I have an older Model 60 that holds 18 rounds in the tube, with the longer barrel (22"?) Mine has always functioned well with HP's, but with 22 rimfire being particularly dirty stuff, I clean the...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 09-05-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,611
Posted By illbfrank
Actually, the AR with the 1/2"bl, should read 7...

Actually, the AR with the 1/2"bl, should read 7 1/2"bl. It's a Carbon 15 AR pistol. I also have a Marlin 29 with draganov stock and 120 rounds on board with arrow shaft speedloaders and a skinning...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 08-21-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,611
Posted By illbfrank
I have the AR with 16", 20" and & 1/2" barrels....

I have the AR with 16", 20" and & 1/2" barrels. Also 870 Magnum, and an AR S&W M&P in 5.45X39. Also have several handguns from 9mm to Colt 45, as well as .31, .44, and .50 cal black pwoder. Lots of...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 07-07-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,975
Posted By illbfrank
Sorry Angel...been covered up the last few days....

Sorry Angel...been covered up the last few days. I reside in the western corner of North Carolina where South Carolina and Georgia meet. Sapphire, NC, to be exact. The community is...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-11-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,317
Posted By illbfrank
I meant to quote this poster in the above...

I meant to quote this poster in the above reply...sorry.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-11-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,317
Posted By illbfrank
Agreed. I do most of my buying at the only local...

Agreed. I do most of my buying at the only local gun shop left in my area. I very rarely go into a Wal-Mart for anything. Once in a while I buy online, especially surplus bulk ammo.

I should have...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 06-04-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,975
Posted By illbfrank
I had two cylinders loaded for my 1858 Remington...

I had two cylinders loaded for my 1858 Remington for around 19 months. I live in the second wettest place in the CONUS. One place near Seattle gets more rain than we do here. I tote the thing almost...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-04-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,317
Posted By illbfrank
I buy it and then dump the FMJ's out and stick a...

I buy it and then dump the FMJ's out and stick a shiny new 124 grain Hornady XTP in it's place. That way, I'm shooting premium ammo for a little less than premium cost. And yes, I have made...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-26-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By illbfrank
I've built many things before, but this will be...

I've built many things before, but this will be my 1st AR build, if we decide to go this route. We may just go straight to the .243, don't know, but just trying to do my homework before we cross that...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-24-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,226
Posted By illbfrank
Anshutz with Leupold 4X on top shoots great. Also...

Anshutz with Leupold 4X on top shoots great. Also the old Ruger 10/22 is mighty good. Even my grandad's old Ruger MK I pistol still shoots very accurately. That Anshutz, tho, will take out a...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-24-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By illbfrank
Decent quality kits for a build?

I have looked at a lot of businesses that offer AR build kits. There's Del Ton, J&T, M&A Parts, Model 1 Sales, and Blackthorne Products. Also, there are others who are more expensive.
Any feedback...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-24-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,748
Posted By illbfrank
Wylde chamber

I've done a good deal of research on the Wylde chamber. From what I have read, it's actually the best available choice for both the 223 and the 5.56 as it is relieved in the chamber walls to ease...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 02-14-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,384
Posted By illbfrank
I got 4 cases from armygear.net. They have a...

I got 4 cases from armygear.net. They have a special. 2 cases for $89.98 + S&H. I went ahead and got 4 cases. 48 MRE's for about $3.75-$4.00 per MRE. Good luck.

Boomer
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 02-14-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,813
Posted By illbfrank
I have 6 acres with a spring, a Berkey Light and...

I have 6 acres with a spring, a Berkey Light and sport bottles, a root cellar/bank house that is difficult to find at best, and it is stocked to capacity. Probably 3 years food supply now. I would...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 02-14-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,381
Posted By illbfrank
MRE's on the cheap

I've found a good deal on MRE's. It's at armygear.net. 2 Cases of MRE's for $89.98. I order 4 cases at a time and save some on shipping. That works out to about $3.75-$4.00 each meal. One MRE will...
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