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Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 02-23-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 896
Posted By Scare_Rab
how to store a rifle long time - dry

Have a need to keep a rifle in/near my backwoods-type cabin.
Don't go there often.

I'd rather not keep it "locked in an obvious place" - waiting for someone to help their selves.

Prefer to...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-02-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Scare_Rab
SKS - Take apart OK_ yet not easy to put together

Thanks to these InterWebs - I've learnt to take apart & put together again my SKS.
Question?
How come it be so Hard to get the trigger group to 'click' back into place?
I must place the rifle...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 01-13-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,445
Posted By Scare_Rab
flash supressor? ... (blanket : rolled up & taped around the barell?)

I saw the movie "jack Reacher"

the Sniper in that movie taped a piece of blanket around the end of his barrel.

Then he went Sniping. Never explained the 'why'.

Hmmmmm.

In my location,...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 10-12-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By Scare_Rab
Police trouble carrying a knife?

My wife and are looking forward to the joy of coming to the United States ...
Hiring a car and driving around California, Oregon and Washington for the month of November.

I grew up on a farm,...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 09-09-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,693
Posted By Scare_Rab
Just for a "dumb question"... How do I tell...

Just for a "dumb question"...

How do I tell if'n I got a "M" or "D" model?

(I got a Chinese SKS of some sort...)

And...

?what gets screwed onto the "thread" ed bit on the end of the...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-25-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Scare_Rab
..not U.S. Citizen?---required to demonstrate that they are legally....

If the buyer is not a U.S. Citizen, then he or she is required to demonstrate that he or she is legally within the United States by providing to the firearms dealer with documentation that contains...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-25-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Scare_Rab
A defensive weopon for Non_US citizen travelling thru?

I am lucky enough to be visiting the (Western) United States this coming November; 4 great weeks ahead.
The Mrs. & I will hire a vehicle and drive around - Los Angeles ; Death Valley, Reno - Grand...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 05-28-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By Scare_Rab
How to wear / carry "Stripper clips" ?

My thinking is "the only good Ammo is that Ammo I HAVE *WITH* me!

When circumstances insist , my plan is "Grab the SKS.... and get going".

On this part of the Blue Planet, we our legally...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 02-12-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By Scare_Rab
can the SKS stay loaded? = or bad for spring?

On this part of the planet, we can only legally own an SKS with a 5 shot magazine.

Is it possible to store this weopon with the five round mag full, bolt open?

Then, to fire: all that'd be...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 12-25-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,150
Posted By Scare_Rab
The Gun Shop has two versions = one with a 20...

The Gun Shop has two versions = one with a 20 inch barrel and one with a 16 inch barrel. The 20" is $45 more expensive.
Any reasoning to choose between 'em?
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 12-22-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,150
Posted By Scare_Rab
wallabies = sthn hemisphere ...correct . ...

wallabies = sthn hemisphere ...correct .
opinion wanted -0 / good enough / why bother / hard to field strip / finnickity regards ammo / poor safety / accuracy etc
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 12-21-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,150
Posted By Scare_Rab
7.62X39 Norinco SKS 20" 5 Shot - $308US = opinions?

What do we think of this as a Zombie killer?
... if we were to carry only one rifle?

-looking for inexpensive / reliable -availability of ammo:
Suggestions / questions comments welcomed
...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 05-05-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,944
Posted By Scare_Rab
testing a 2nd-hand Springfield Model 56 = How?

I just bought a 2nd-hand Springfield Model 56: I'm wondering how people go about "testing" a rifle when they buy one 2nd-hand??

on top of the barrel are stamped ...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-29-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By Scare_Rab
how to spot a concealed hand gun

thought this may be of interest

;)
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 11-28-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,635
Posted By Scare_Rab
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-28-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,210
Posted By Scare_Rab
NZ -= "yes" $300 IS the US dollar price :-(

Damn Yankees

Head p arxse ... whinging / moaning cannot see south of the Mason /dixon line

That be $399 NZ dollars and that be "CHEAP AS Bro!!!.

Check out the other prices on that site ...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-28-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Scare_Rab
Does it shoot well?

Original asked "does it shoot well".

HHmmmmm ..... ...

How on earth do one tell?

I was gonna print me off some BAlls eyes; head out to the river and set 'em up pretty close by.

Lay down &...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-28-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Scare_Rab
better pics

Thanks for the info

The bolt slips on out when I push the trigger 'fwrd.

See better Pics.

Says BRNO

and "SHILEN .22 LR"
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-27-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Scare_Rab
What sort of rifle is this? .22 long - something

Mate of mine loaned me this rifle.

Without much instruction:

I'm a shotgun kinda guy & have not had much time with 'rifles'.

(Shot targets with a .303 on my uncles farm when I were a lad.
...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-26-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,210
Posted By Scare_Rab
oops - Not "Home defense" - rather "end_of_Days"

Understand there are other weapons for defending the home: Remington 870, etc

I was meaning:

... "if'n it so happens that there be no longer any Central Authourity... Polis, etc ... for a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-26-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,210
Posted By Scare_Rab
Mosin Nagant Model 1891/30 - Home defence?

I have searched the forum - found a thread about shooting 'em

but - What do members think of using a Mosin Nagant Model 1891/30 as a Home defense weapon?

Certainly cheap enough and they...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 06-04-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By Scare_Rab
adding a Finger guard to Kukri? = yes or no ?

I bought a Cold Steel Kukri

Anyhoo - ... in case the other blade coming in rides up over my poor fingers = waddya reckon about adding a finger guard to it?

Suggestions?
Comments?


I do...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 02-07-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,892
Posted By Scare_Rab
I'm happy with my Lansky

I was always a 'free-hand'. To be honest I think I liked the "Snob value"

Then my son put me onto Lansky. he works as a Supervisor in a meat works. Getting good staff is a killer. Trying to...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 02-07-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,034
Posted By Scare_Rab
No jest

jest? hmmm . No

Sitting in a drug rehab many years ago, learning to live clean, learning the lessons of appropriate violence:

right person
right place
right time
right amount
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 02-07-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,034
Posted By Scare_Rab
Cut yourself first

I was taught young:

if the other guy pulls a knife? ...
Take you own knife out and slash your own outside left forearm
(I be right-handed)

...not too deep a cut - not too long a slash = ...
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