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Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 08-28-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By 51colt
It has been a while scene i posted on how my...

It has been a while scene i posted on how my strut is coming along. To be honest it has turned to be a lot harder than i thought. After adding a new strut and muzzle break everything changed pet...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-07-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,031
Posted By 51colt
A Ca resident can buy a firearm out of state but...

A Ca resident can buy a firearm out of state but has to shipped to FFL in Ca for transfer.
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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-04-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By 51colt
When i am shooting Mini 14 from a bench i lay a...

When i am shooting Mini 14 from a bench i lay a hand towel over my scope my brass stays in neat little pile on my bench.
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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-04-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By 51colt
I just bought a Crossman 1322 pump pistol. Fun...

I just bought a Crossman 1322 pump pistol. Fun gun to shoot in my backyard beats shooting wax bullets from my black powder revolvers, This winter i am going to hop it up and probably make it in to a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-04-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By 51colt
I am a reloader i recycle the old media out of my...

I am a reloader i recycle the old media out of my brass polisher. I put it in plastic bags and i make the bags out of socks and old blue jean leags. If i don't have any old media on hand i use kitty...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 08-03-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,417
Posted By 51colt
It would be hard to go wrong with a M39 Fin. Guns...

It would be hard to go wrong with a M39 Fin. Guns n ammo still has some left. Two of them have receivers old enough you buy them though the mail with out any paper work just a copy of you drivers...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-28-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,137
Posted By 51colt
I looking for a new powder to try. I can't find...

I looking for a new powder to try. I can't find any AA or Reloader powders were i live. These are the powders i have found W748 (cheaper), Varget, and H4895 all these powders have good velocity and...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-28-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By 51colt
have you ever had problems with the strut...

have you ever had problems with the strut slipping from recoil? i had to loctite mine! good to go after that!

I have always used Loctite on my strut but with all the testing i have been doing i...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-22-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 13,442
Posted By 51colt
Thank you and a mater a fact i do. My wife and i...

Thank you and a mater a fact i do. My wife and i were talking it started out with my wife and myself we had five girls and then eleven Grandchildren (2 boys and 9 girls) and now we have a Great...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-21-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 13,442
Posted By 51colt
I still want to beat the 50yd iron sight...

I still want to beat the 50yd iron sight challenge. I am redoing my mini. I have a new front sight that is much better than the stock sight and removing the scope to shoot my iron sights should help...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-18-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,508
Posted By 51colt
There are no illegal rim fire rifle stocks in Ca....

There are no illegal rim fire rifle stocks in Ca. Folding stocks are also ok on rim fire rifles as long as the rifle is atleast 26 inches with the stock folded. Ca assault weapon laws only pertain...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-17-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,200
Posted By 51colt
I knew a guy that had one with a scope. It shot...

I knew a guy that had one with a scope. It shot very well at a 100yd. It kept shearing scope rings until he bought heavy duty rings.
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Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-17-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By 51colt
I finished the struts and i am ready for testing....

I finished the struts and i am ready for testing. I filled one with hi-temp silicone, one with expanding foam and one with rubber stoppers. I am also going to try a mini mag light and and a clamp on...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-16-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 13,442
Posted By 51colt
Tri it has been a while sense i posted a pic from...

Tri it has been a while sense i posted a pic from the wife's ipad if i remember right i just copied and pasted them.
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Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-15-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By 51colt
I thought i knew how to mount and setup a scope...

I thought i knew how to mount and setup a scope after watching this video i found out i was not even close. I remounted my scope on my Mini 14 using the info on this video i can't be leave what...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-13-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 13,442
Posted By 51colt
I always thought it was me my the time i made the...

I always thought it was me my the time i made the fifth shot i was getting tired. Maybe the thing to do is strap a Mini to a lead sled and strap it to a bench and see what happens. I know this...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-13-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 13,442
Posted By 51colt
Hopefully riverrat and his friend can give us...

Hopefully riverrat and his friend can give us some feed back. As far as the fifth round thing i am thinking it is the nut behind the wheel. My Mini won't be ready for the range until next week i am...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-13-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 13,442
Posted By 51colt
Your Ruger mag may shoot well my Mini shoots...

Your Ruger mag may shoot well my Mini shoots better if i load 6 rounds in my 10 round pro mag and dump the first round than if use my five round Ruger mag. My Ruger 5 round is my least accurate mag....
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-12-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 13,442
Posted By 51colt
I measured my targets they are 2 3/16 now i know...

I measured my targets they are 2 3/16 now i know how Berry Bonds feels. Why not just keep the target for the rest of the challenge. On the second challenge you can change the target if you want. This...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-09-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 13,442
Posted By 51colt
Congrats great looking targets good shooting! 51

Congrats great looking targets good shooting!
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Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-03-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By 51colt
Try a follower out of another mag and see if it...

Try a follower out of another mag and see if it helps. Can you use a AR follower in a mini mag? If so you can find them everywhere. A AR spring might also work. .
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Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-03-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By 51colt
I took the new strut for a spin today nothing to...

I took the new strut for a spin today nothing to wright home about my best group @ 50yd was 1 1/2 inches average groups were 2 inches with a scope and no muzzle break. next week i will have three...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-01-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By 51colt
Thanks my first thought was to just load them...

Thanks my first thought was to just load them up.Then i thought what if i loaded them up and they did not chamber then i would be taking a hundred rounds apart. Thanks for the advice.
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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-01-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By 51colt
Resizeing New Brass

I know this a dumb question do you guys re size new brass. I have only loaded new brass a few times and that was years ago.
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Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 07-01-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 13,442
Posted By 51colt
You lucky dog you have a your own range. Post...

You lucky dog you have a your own range. Post some targets and show your handy work. My Nephew has ten acres we have a little makeshift range for shooting my black powder revolvers. We are hoping to...
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