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Posted in thread: From scratch on 01-22-2013 at 01:19 PM
I've built the two 1911s but I still dont know enough about'em to offer an opinion on
preference between single and double stack magazines. What I want to mention is that at present
there is high dema...
Posted in thread: Nipple size on 10-21-2012 at 11:51 AM
I recently built a Maynard carbine and used a musket nipple that proved problematic in that
musket caps were difficult to find..Finally I ordered a 1000 CCI musket caps which was a
mistake..The CCI mu...
Posted in thread: From scratch on 10-18-2012 at 12:50 PM
yeah even though you've told me this. I still would really love the process. I mean I know it
might take hours of time in my first 1 probably going to work but be ugly crap. the goal of
mine is just t...
Posted in thread: From scratch on 10-15-2012 at 12:46 PM
I built a 1911 from castings I bought from Sarco. The slide casting was quite a lot of work to
machine it prior to use- much more work than the frame that just required milling the rails and
Posted in thread: Reloading on 03-18-2012 at 04:12 PM
I started reloading just about 3 weeks ago..I've spent over $1100.00 so far and I been buying
the cheapest of everything..Still a whole lot more stuff to buy yet. Aint a cheap proposition
Posted in thread: Building my shops workbench on 03-18-2012 at 10:15 AM
I see youre an Arkansan like me.. I might suggest that you stop by the Arkansas dept of
Purchasing and Redistribution on Young street in Little Rock on wednesdays..They open to the
public for a sale o...
Posted in thread: fun projects on 03-18-2012 at 12:54 AM
I am currently building myself a Winchester 1873 in .45 colt,another in .44-40, a third in
.32-20 and 4th in .22 LR ..Started with empty receivers and lower tang and making all the other
pieces. Few m...
Posted in thread: Single Action on 02-18-2012 at 12:07 AM
I was a couple keystrokes away from buying a pair of those in .45 Colt..They are not given the
better finish of the higher by twice priced models. Would have required a lot of hand finishing
to have p...
Posted in thread: Anyone ever made their own gun? on 01-18-2012 at 03:18 PM
Mostly I have built singleshot .22s as in Stevens Favorites , Stevens Marksmans, Stevens model
44 and 1/2s and Winchester model 1885 high or low wall...All old designs.. I am entirely about
Posted in thread: Wanting to become a gunsmith on 09-18-2011 at 12:09 AM
This subject interests me.. I would have enjoyed going to school for gunsmithing.. I am
machinist and have built more than a couple guns from barstock over the last 6 years or
so...Gunsmithing is a hu...