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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-20-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By masterPsmith
Very nice group. It's always great when you shoot...

Very nice group. It's always great when you shoot your personal best. Whatever it may be.


Jim..............
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 08-29-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,411
Posted By masterPsmith
I too like my .44s for hunting. The Ruger is...

I too like my .44s for hunting. The Ruger is carried in a western rig stoked with 240gr hard cast SWCs over 20.0gr of 2400 and used when I'm woods hunting where the shots rarely exceed 50 yards. The...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,872
Posted By masterPsmith
My favorite go to bolt rifle for hunting is my...

My favorite go to bolt rifle for hunting is my 30-06AI built on a Mauser action. It was the first rifle that I built for myself back in the early 70s for deer and elk. Still going strong today.

...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-24-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,872
Posted By masterPsmith
Talk about "Over-Bore". Has to be the most...

Talk about "Over-Bore". Has to be the most over-bore cartridges ever. Barrel life, maybe 5 to 10 rounds.


Jim......
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-18-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,630
Posted By masterPsmith
Slight bends are one thing and can be corrected....

Slight bends are one thing and can be corrected. That is not a slight bend and in my opinion as a gunsmith (over 45 years), it is not safe. Find a replacement barrel, they are out there,

...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 07-10-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By masterPsmith
I always read and hear about the so called arm...

I always read and hear about the so called arm chair experts stating that you need better sights, IE: night sights, etc. For home defense this is "NOT" the case. You know your home better than...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-02-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By masterPsmith
Nice find Bob, looks to be in great shape. ...

Nice find Bob, looks to be in great shape.


Jim.........
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-01-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By masterPsmith
Mineral spirits in my parts cleaning tank and...

Mineral spirits in my parts cleaning tank and compressed air work just fine for cleaning. As for lube, a light mix of Mobile-1 and Marvel Mystery Oil works great with all excess blown away with...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-01-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By masterPsmith
Cylinder bolt timing is not correct. More likely...

Cylinder bolt timing is not correct. More likely due to wear. Easily correctable by a competent gunsmith.


Jim........
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 07-01-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By masterPsmith
DYI-guy, once you get started with your welder,...

DYI-guy, once you get started with your welder, your projects will be never ending.


Jim.......
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 07-01-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By masterPsmith
CNC Plasma Cutters are great. I use mine for...

CNC Plasma Cutters are great. I use mine for metal targets, wall and yard art, signs of all types and shop production. With all my machine equipment, welding and fab equipment, there's not much I...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 06-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By masterPsmith
Good deal Bob. Be sure to post pics when you get...

Good deal Bob. Be sure to post pics when you get it.

Jim.............
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 06-27-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,863
Posted By masterPsmith
Been following your build from the beginning and...

Been following your build from the beginning and have to commend you on some very fine work. Be very proud of that Ruger. I truly love it when someone documents their project from the beginning for...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 06-25-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,444
Posted By masterPsmith
Don't know about any of you, but I have never, in...

Don't know about any of you, but I have never, in all my years, had any problem re-inserting the bolt in any Mini-14 I have worked on. I have had a few Mini's pass through my hands.


Jim.......
Firearms Forum: Of the Month Contest 03-19-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,988
Posted By masterPsmith
Out in gold country somewhere in the Mojave...

Out in gold country somewhere in the Mojave Desert.

Jim..........
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By masterPsmith
If you click on the sticky above for gunsmithing...

If you click on the sticky above for gunsmithing schools, it has links to their web sites and will explain all the programs that they offer. That will be much more informative than the answers you...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 03-11-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By masterPsmith
My favorite---US RIFLE Cal. 30 M1. Or if you...

My favorite---US RIFLE Cal. 30 M1. Or if you wish, the Garand.

Jim...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 03-03-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,500
Posted By masterPsmith
Being retired LEO, I know what to do and what not...

Being retired LEO, I know what to do and what not to do and how to handle most any given situation. I would also probably be held to a higher standard in my actions. With that said, I live out in the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,380
Posted By masterPsmith
The .204 Ruger is a great little round and deadly...

The .204 Ruger is a great little round and deadly on yotes. I did a .204 build on a Remington 700 action last year for a good friend that was to be his coyote rifle. Once he got the barrel broke in,...
Firearms Forum: Of the Month Contest 02-19-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,140
Posted By masterPsmith
"The guns we love" The first one that came to...

"The guns we love" The first one that came to mind was my M1 Rifle.

Jim.......................
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-15-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By masterPsmith
Von Dutch, along with building motorcycles and...

Von Dutch, along with building motorcycles and hot rods back in the day, he was also a great artist and pin striper. What most people don't know is that he was also a very skilled gunsmith and...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 01-31-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,705
Posted By masterPsmith
Very nice indeed. Well done.......... ...

Very nice indeed. Well done..........

Jim.......
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 12-29-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,454
Posted By masterPsmith
I'm another old Mossberg lover and have several....

I'm another old Mossberg lover and have several. You just can't beat the old Mossy .22s. Just recently re-finished the stock on my Mod. 46M(b) and it's a beauty. It's also the rifle that my dad...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 11-22-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 18,830
Posted By masterPsmith
Looks like a great fun day at the range to me and...

Looks like a great fun day at the range to me and thats what it's all about. As I write this, I'm sitting here with an itchy trigger finger looking out the back door at the rain.

Jim......
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 10-31-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By masterPsmith
I would love to have an AC556. Used to carry one...

I would love to have an AC556. Used to carry one in my patrol car back in the day. Got to shoot it quite a bit, as I was also our substation's range training officer and rangemaster.


Jim......
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