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Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 05-21-2013, 04:04 AM
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Posted By Commocarl
.22 lr on the other hand. ...

.22 lr on the other hand.
http://ammoseek.com/?from=resultspage&gun=rimfire&cal=91&grains=0&mfg=&include_kw=&exclude_kw=&noblanks=&sortby=cpr
has only 46 listings, and is sitting at .19 cents a...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 05-21-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By Commocarl
I have been watching .223 with a morbid curiosity...

I have been watching .223 with a morbid curiosity since this all started
http://ammoseek.com/?gun=rifle&cal=113&grains=0&mfg=&keywords=&sortby=cpr
I watched it jump to over $1 per round with only...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 05-19-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By Commocarl
I broke into my stash recently to go shooting and...

I broke into my stash recently to go shooting and was picking up where I left off.

.223 is looking good, as far as a pretty quick rebound. The .22lr situation, however, makes this grown man want...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 05-19-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By Commocarl
If you are happy with it. don't worry about other...

If you are happy with it. don't worry about other people. Mini enthusiasts have pretty thick skin (and hard heads).

It is a wonderful platform to try damn near anything, and not break the bank...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 05-16-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By Commocarl
Boy, this forum has slowed way down since the...

Boy, this forum has slowed way down since the ammo shortage, hasn't it?
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 05-10-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By Commocarl
I really like the price on the one I posted,...

I really like the price on the one I posted, hoping someone here has experience with it, or one like it before I pull the trigger (so to speak).

Also want to make sure what I am looking to do is...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 05-08-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By Commocarl
Yep another scope thread

I am still really hesitant about putting a scope on my Mini. I have swapped the rear sight with a tech-sight for easier adjustment and have been bringing myself back up to speed with iron sights. I...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-16-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,090
Posted By Commocarl
I don't know how many of you guys have seen ammo...

I don't know how many of you guys have seen ammo seek

http://ammoseek.com/?gun=rifle&cal=113&grains=0&mfg=&keywords=&sortby=cpr

I have been watching this site for the last several weeks, it is...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 01-10-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Commocarl
I am starting to think my biggest problem is that...

I am starting to think my biggest problem is that I am not using "Ruger" Mags. The Pro Mags I own don't match up well to the loader. The first groove in the mag is too far forward to match up to...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 01-05-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Commocarl
While a .22 Mag is a better round than a .25 or...

While a .22 Mag is a better round than a .25 or .32, it is what it is. With the small barrel you will not get the full potental of the .22 mag round. This looks like a gimmick/toy IMHO. If you...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 01-05-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Commocarl
These are really cool old guns. They are called...

These are really cool old guns. They are called "Click Clack" guns. When you fire the rifle keep the trigger held back, this will hold the bolt open. Easing the trigger forward will reset the sear...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 01-05-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Commocarl
Magazine loader

Has anyone found a good stripper clip magazine loader?

I originally tried to use one that was supplied with an ammo can of 5.56 and did more cursing than loading. I looked around and bought...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-14-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,096
Posted By Commocarl
http://www.marlinowners.com/forum/marlin-rant-foru...

http://www.marlinowners.com/forum/marlin-rant-forum/91023-new-1895g-i-cant-beleive-how-bad-pic-heavy.html

I was speaking to the quality of the lever guns. The poor guy in the above post wrote it...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-10-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,570
Posted By Commocarl
If you are willing to look outside the "Made in...

If you are willing to look outside the "Made in America" box read up on the CZ-75. A modified Browing Hi-Power that has been used behind the Iron Curtain as the standard LE Pistol for a good long...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 12-10-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,145
Posted By Commocarl
I sent my Mini to Gundoc, what can I say it it...

I sent my Mini to Gundoc, what can I say it it night and day from the rifle I sent him. I would say the biggest improvement was the trigger adjustment.

If nothing else the best thing you can do,...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-10-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,096
Posted By Commocarl
I am throwing a flag on this guy. Nothing...

I am throwing a flag on this guy. Nothing personal, but I have seen enough (in person) to know that the "New" Marlins are not up to Marlin standards.

If you want a good rifle go to a pawn shop...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 12-09-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By Commocarl
Most of my guns are blued for the same reason I...

Most of my guns are blued for the same reason I refinish stocks with Boiled Linseed Oil. Is it the most durable, no. Is it the nicest looking, no.

They are the easiest to fix without...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 12-08-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,993
Posted By Commocarl
If I ever bought a simi auto .308 it would have...

If I ever bought a simi auto .308 it would have to be a PTR-91.
It is made from H&K's blueprints with their blessing, and it is made in the US.
...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-08-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,096
Posted By Commocarl
I really looked into all of this when I was...

I really looked into all of this when I was looking for a lever 30-30. I chose the Marlin for the side eject (easy to attach a scope). Marlins went through a tough time when they left the original...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 12-08-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By Commocarl
Mini bluing blues

I have a 581 mini-14 ranch that is my pride and joy. Sending lots of rounds down range and keeping her in pristine condition does not seem possible at this point.

The bluing is wearing on the...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 12-08-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,917
Posted By Commocarl
Or it is still a little too new and needs more...

Or it is still a little too new and needs more rounds through it.

I get a few dents from my charging handle as the brass is ejected. You will also dent the top cartridge if you load the magazine...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 08-19-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Commocarl
Thanks everyone. I have ironed the stock,...

Thanks everyone.

I have ironed the stock, but as I have said, it is in pretty rough shape.
Thanks for all the ideas.
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 08-18-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Commocarl
Ebony Stain

Hey Guys
I am having a heck of a time and need some sage advice.

I have an old Savage .22 rifle I have been playing around with now for months. It was a beater that I purchased cheap and wanted...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 08-15-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,267
Posted By Commocarl
I don't know that mans work. But I have first...

I don't know that mans work. But I have first hand knowledge of Gundoc's work. I guess I didn't brag enough.

http://www.greatwestgunsmithing.com/

He came highly recommended by others on the...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 08-15-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By Commocarl
Campus police didn't respond to the scene, but...

Campus police didn't respond to the scene, but they reacted. They were a couple of blocks away and stayed on campus. College Station Police (the name of the city is College Station) responded.
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