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Posted in thread: Weapons Trivia on 05-05-2015 at 10:44 PM
It's a belt buckle made from a gun part. I do not recognize the part. Guessing it's roughly 4"
long and 2.5"or so tall? Sideplate off of a rifle of some sort?
Posted in thread: anyone know what this is? on 05-03-2015 at 03:58 PM
Similar theory to the current Levang Linear Compensator. I put a Levang on a varmint AR. Didn't
reallysee any reduction in recoil or muzzle rise (it's a heavy gun) but it does send the sound
Posted in thread: need help identifiying a rifle on 05-02-2015 at 07:42 PM
Inherited from a recently deceased relative. Not going to be a shooter, but I would like to get
it in a shootable condition. It's got a fairly nice barrel compared to other carcano's I've
seen. The st...
Posted in thread: Weapons Trivia on 05-02-2015 at 06:37 PM
With out looking it up, what does the 6-71 in the Detroit engine mean ?.............6
cylinders, 71 cu. inch per. There were also 1, 2, 3, 4 but no 5 cylinder versions. 2
stroke---they fired once per ...
Posted in thread: need help identifiying a rifle on 05-02-2015 at 06:23 PM
Your best bet may be to buy another Carcano for parts. Here's one for $40---and it's pretty
much complete. the gun has some serious sentimental value (your favorite uncle brought it home
Posted in thread: Weapons Trivia on 05-02-2015 at 02:35 PM
You are right on the engine, but wrong on the tank !....... The Sherman had the Continental
R975 C1, air-cooled, radial, gasoline. The Ford GAA was in the Pershing..........And in the
M4A3 Sherman. M4...
Posted in thread: Possible Civil war rifle need info please! on 04-05-2015 at 05:58 PM
BillM... I had mised that this was a cold page with the link I responded to was from
2014!!!Have a good Easter5 months old? Meh. I've seen 3 or 4 year old threads brought back from
Posted in thread: Franken gun. on 04-05-2015 at 02:43 PM
I always wanted to do a trigger replacement kit on my stock 10/22 I doubt itd make it a tack
driver but improve the gritty 1980's era trigger some.I've been using Hornet triggers on the
last few I put...
Posted in thread: Possible Civil war rifle need info please! on 04-05-2015 at 02:37 PM
All good advise. One thing I would suggest. Drop a dowel/cleaning rod down the bore,lay it
against the outside of the barrel and verify that they are not loaded. A surprising number of
old muzzle load...
Posted in thread: Old .22 Shell Identification!!!! on 03-31-2015 at 12:42 AM
Squires Bingham Manufacturing Co. Philippines.