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  • riflesmith-bolt and lever guns only
  • Castell, Texas 76831,Castell, Texas 76831
  • semi-retired-mostly just tired


  • Posted in thread: Rebarreling M-98? on 08-16-2010 at 11:27 PM
    Looks like headspacing the long chambered Lothars means using a lathe to trim from the barrel
    breech. About 0.02 inches depending on the headspace measurement. No need to also trim from the
    barrel sho...

  • Posted in thread: Older feller from Texas on 08-09-2010 at 01:55 PM
    I should warn everyone that I am a noisy and strong proponent of the 6.5 bore!! There is a 6.5
    cartridge design that will accomplish most anything in the hunting, varminting or target
    competition fiel...

  • Posted in thread: Marlin XL7 v. XS7 on 08-09-2010 at 12:59 PM
    Using the Savage or Marlin makes for an ideal switch-barrel rifle for all sorts of use which I
    find most interesting. Using the short action version of either could have barrels
    in calibers...

  • Posted in thread: Rebarreling M-98? on 08-04-2010 at 12:47 AM
    Even better....a large ring 98 will work and also a Yugo.Well yes to a certain
    will still need to headspace on each individual action...the "yugo" action is perfectly
    acceptable tho it i...

  • Posted in thread: Older feller from Texas on 08-03-2010 at 01:08 AM
    Well, thank you one and all for all the good welcomes...might nice. Will do my best to give my
    thoughts and experiences pertaining to the gun world.Greatly appreciated. Y'all take care
    now!Ol' John

  • Posted in thread: Older feller from Texas on 08-02-2010 at 03:05 PM
    Good morning to y'all. Just to say hi and looking forward to visiting/learning on this forum.
    Semi-retired riflesmith located in Llano county, Texas in the great little town of Castell.
    Hope I am able...

MY BEST ADVICE..Best to stay outta trees and offa windmills. Mark Twain was right.."There is no such thing as too much good whiskey." Riflesmith-bolt guns for hunting/varminting and such!