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  • Posted in thread: Old enough to remember? on 11-28-2013 at 05:26 AM
    I'm 66 years old, raised in southeast Okla. I bought a 43 Spanish Remington Rolling Block at a
    used furniture store for $40.00. I liked to think it was used by Pancho Villa himself. I mowed
    lawns for ...

  • Posted in thread: winchester model1897 on 10-09-2013 at 03:17 AM
    Congrats on a great old gun and for my part of the country a great price. A '97 in that
    condition would probably go for closer to $500.00 in Okla.I grew up hunting with a solid frame
    '97, ducks, doves...

  • Posted in thread: Snap cap for .22's on 10-06-2013 at 04:48 PM
    I was reading some of the older posts and way back in the back somewhere was a post of the
    dangers of dry firing the .22lr. I agree that damage can be done to the rim of the chamber and
    in older .22's...

  • Posted in thread: Removing old lube from RCBS bullet resizer ? on 04-06-2009 at 05:34 PM
    It may have been Lyman I was using. Digging some out with a screwdriver it is still soft so I
    will give it a try as is, I just didn't want to take a chance of blowing out an O ring or
    something. Thank...

  • Posted in thread: Brasso in the Tumbler on 04-05-2009 at 06:25 PM
    Ammonia causes brass to harden and become brittle, hence the split case mouths mentioned. Brass
    is an alloy of copper and zinc, ammonia is a copper solvent. Ammonia is fine for removing
    copper fouling...

  • Posted in thread: Question. Pure lead Cast bullets on 04-05-2009 at 06:09 PM
    As previously stated, yes you can shoot cast or swaged lead bullets in your mentioned calibers.
    Yes, you may encounter some leading of your barrels but this isn't a great problem. Depending
    on what bu...

  • Posted in thread: Removing old lube from RCBS bullet resizer ? on 04-05-2009 at 04:18 PM
    A couple of years ago I inadvertently stored my RCBS LubeAMatic bullet resizer with lube still
    in the chamber.What is the best way to remove this old lube from the chamber and the lube
    channels so I c...

  • Posted in thread: Dimensions of Novak & Heinie dovetails. on 03-22-2008 at 02:04 PM
    Can anyone tell me the dimensions, depth and width, of the Novak vs the Heinie dovetails in a
    1911 slide ?I have a Heinie dovetail and need to know the differences as I am considering a
    change to the ...

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