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Posted in thread: Strip Boyd's Finish on 12-13-2016 at 07:50 PM
If you're interested in what I use to remove finishes, I use Klean Strip Aircraft Paint
Remover.It will take off any type of finish with one application. You can find it at some
automotive stores and ...
Posted in thread: Strip Boyd's Finish on 12-13-2016 at 02:19 AM
As it's a commercial stock, it has to be a spray-on finish. That would make it either
polyurethane or a lacquer. Since water-based polyurethane dries faster than oil based, my guess
would be that if i...
Posted in thread: 3D Printable Pocket Pistols on 11-06-2016 at 04:09 AM
So a weapons designer wouldn't design new weapons?You're not a "weapons designer." You're
attempting to print extremely crude parlor pistols. That's not weapons designing. It's hardly
even firearms de...
Posted in thread: Dirty Harry’s .44 Auto Mag Pistol on 10-20-2016 at 12:25 AM
All other scenes in the five movies, except for the use of a LAW Rocket in The Enforcer, he
used a S&W Model 29. Not totally accurate. There is the scene in "The Dead Pool" where he uses
a Svend Foyn ...
Posted in thread: Gunfight Science: Do Shotguns Suck for Self-Defense? on 10-18-2016 at 08:19 PM
Welding any long gun in the close quarters is difficult.If I'm welding steel, most of the time
use my ESAB 300I multi-process welder setup for MIG. Have no idea why you'd be welding a long
gun in clos...
Posted in thread: Who does Dick's Sporting Goods think they are? on 09-18-2016 at 12:23 AM
I think their name says it all - "Dicks."
Posted in thread: How were guns made in the 1800s? on 09-12-2016 at 01:44 AM
Stamping is a post WW2 process. Not true.Stamping was a well known process and used extensively
in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Stamped tin ceiling tiles were common, and stamped
Posted in thread: Clarify NM CCW, please on 09-06-2016 at 10:17 PM
It appears that when you apply for a CCW in NM, the State Police in Santa Fe do a NICS
background check, and the local constabulary is not consulted. so it isn't a popularity
contest, and an antigun L...
Posted in thread: Question for snipers on 08-10-2016 at 03:29 PM
I think one of the problems with a radian is people have a hard time picturing a radian - it's
an abstract concept.If I say 1/4-inch, 100 yards, or 1 mile (or for the metrically inclined a
Posted in thread: Question for snipers on 08-10-2016 at 02:12 PM
I know that MOA (Minute of angle ) converts to 1 inch per 100 yards. what is the "Mils"
conversion? A one MIL adjustment at 100 yards = 3.6 inches; and 36 inches at 1,000 yards.This
also means that a ...