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Firearms Forum: In Stock 03-27-2013, 05:10 PM
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Posted By sloejoe
Alfa-Omega Services for ammo

New shipment of ammo just in (3-22-13) No website but address is Alfa-Omega Services---2809 Garrity Blvd.---Nampa, Idaho---Phone # 208-465-3577. They show as receiving:...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-28-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 16,893
Posted By sloejoe
A Stevens model 59a bolt action 6 shot .410---age...

A Stevens model 59a bolt action 6 shot .410---age 13---still have it today but I refurbished & retired it years ago--also bouight the same in a model 39a--loved them so much I wanted a pair--many...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-15-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By sloejoe
30 Carbine stove piping

Got a Universal .30 Carbine-very good condition,but it is stove piping on me. Did a thorough cleaning & replaced the springs (took 4 hours to re-assemble without a special tool) but it still...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 04-10-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By sloejoe
Thanks Eric--I checked out the scopes you...

Thanks Eric--I checked out the scopes you mentioned but there were some differences I didn't want or like so I guess I will go with the Crossfire. It's not the crosshair I wanted but it will have to...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-08-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,386
Posted By sloejoe
That pistol may not be much in the rusted state...

That pistol may not be much in the rusted state it"s in but those pictures of it are EXCELLENT.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 04-08-2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By sloejoe
Hey--I'm back before anyone answered--saw in the...

Hey--I'm back before anyone answered--saw in the optics forum a note about the Vortex Crossfire---I went up on their website & I think I have found my next scope. The Crossfire has a v-plex cross...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 04-08-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By sloejoe
6x40 scope

Looking for a 6x or variable that includes 6x40 hunting rifle (30-06) with fine crosshairs. I can't find that combination. Can the crosshairs be changed to fine ch if I buy a scope with other ch...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-24-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,303
Posted By sloejoe
Is this a stainless frame with a stainless slide?...

Is this a stainless frame with a stainless slide? Sometimes that combo tends to be stickey--try a good gun grease--there is a special grease for the ss combo-- on the slide rails & see if that does...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-24-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By sloejoe
I know the time line is old on this post but I...

I know the time line is old on this post but I just noticed your inquiery about the bolt cocking piece for the Model 59a Savage. Keep in mind the 59a & 39a are identical in every way except the...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-18-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,223
Posted By sloejoe
I've never held or seen one that is...

I've never held or seen one that is "bobtailed"--looking at the drawing, how is the mainspring housing retained in the grip frame? does this then take a special designed clip? :confused:
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-18-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,223
Posted By sloejoe
jca1--thats it--a classic example of "don't clean...

jca1--thats it--a classic example of "don't clean your weapon while you are watching a shoot-em-up on TV"

As the saying goes:"I grow too soon old & too late smart".
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-18-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,223
Posted By sloejoe
I had two smiths look at it--one wanted to cut...

I had two smiths look at it--one wanted to cut the grip area in half & weld on a new lower half--would cost more than buying another frame--the other one said to throw it away & get a new frame--I...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-17-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,223
Posted By sloejoe
broken .45acp.

25279I don't know what I'm doing but here goes---this is a picture of the damaged grip frame on my .45acp aluminum frame. I don't have a good camera & I hope you can see the damage---
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-17-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,223
Posted By sloejoe
broken 1911 aluminum frame

In re-assembling my aluminum framed 1911a1 clone pistol I inadvertantly broke off the left corner pin hole area that holds the mainspring retaining pin. There is enough to hold the pin but the lower...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-09-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 52,744
Posted By sloejoe
Good looking .22--Don't sell Savage--Stevens, &...

Good looking .22--Don't sell Savage--Stevens, & Mossberg short on performance. They make a very affordable but reliable firearm. My Mossberg can hold it's own when it comes to accuracy &...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-23-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 52,744
Posted By sloejoe
Gotcha Chortdraw==I'm 68 But I don't feel a day...

Gotcha Chortdraw==I'm 68 But I don't feel a day over 90 Heee-Heee.If this is our golden years what will our Platinum be like. I'll just be loading & shooting until I can't see & then I won't care...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-22-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 52,744
Posted By sloejoe
Nice--the 10-22 is a fine little weapon. My wife...

Nice--the 10-22 is a fine little weapon. My wife used one till she gave it to our Grandson & now she don't have one set up with a scope yet. I guess I'm an "old timer" I still prefer a wood...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-21-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,324
Posted By sloejoe
Thanks Rollin--I will check it out. I suppose...

Thanks Rollin--I will check it out. I suppose Brownell's has this rib?
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-20-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By sloejoe
The way the USPS explained it to me, & exactly as...

The way the USPS explained it to me, & exactly as c3shooter said in the above post, Is--the only way a firearm can be shipped thru the USPS is if you have the form 1508 on file & this form is ONLY...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-18-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 32,908
Posted By sloejoe
Thanks loads, i find many who share your feelings...

Thanks loads, i find many who share your feelings toward the 788. Still undecided tho--wish someone would buy it before I get around to it
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-17-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,324
Posted By sloejoe
speaking of shooting & swolen cheeks, years ago...

speaking of shooting & swolen cheeks, years ago when I was just starting out with a .30-06 I acquired a beautiful winchester 54. Not knowing squat about anything centerfire, I purchased this gun for...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-17-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,324
Posted By sloejoe
Good answers both of you--I will study on this...

Good answers both of you--I will study on this before I start & try to determine if I think I can do it. I'll be back.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-16-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 52,744
Posted By sloejoe
15585 here is the picture I wanted to post for...

15585 here is the picture I wanted to post for the above post.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-16-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,324
Posted By sloejoe
Fisherking, would this mean lowering the cheek...

Fisherking, would this mean lowering the cheek area & thus making the cheek section thinner vertically. I have did lots of stock refinishing but no stock carving or adjusting. By adjusting the comb...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-16-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 52,744
Posted By sloejoe
Mossberg

http://http://i831.photobucket.com/albums/zz233/j68_01/Mossberg640K22Mag-Mark.jpg

This is my rimfire "Baby"--A mossberg 640K .22 Magnum. I have a 3x9 scope on her & from the prone position over a...
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