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05-11-2011

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08-19-2017 2:25 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Was a gunsmith for many years now I only fabricate parts. Used to shoot in some competitions
  • Cleator,AZ
  • hiking,working in my shop
  • self-employed

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Sellier & Bellot 2 3/4" 12 gauge shells on 08-19-2017 at 06:25 PM
    Many think(maybe rightfully so) that the overshot wad on roll crimp rounds interferes with the
    shot column, opening up shot patterns.

  • Posted in thread: Sellier & Bellot 2 3/4" 12 gauge shells on 08-19-2017 at 01:36 PM
    Most all slugs have roll crimp

  • Posted in thread: What should I do with my shotgun? on 08-19-2017 at 03:43 AM
    I have sold many guns that I wanted when I bought them but sold after my needs or interests
    changed. Its not a big deal, its a common shotgun, you could always buy another if you felt a
    burning need t...

  • Posted in thread: Sellier & Bellot 2 3/4" 12 gauge shells on 08-19-2017 at 03:38 AM
    Roll crimps always result in a longer overall length compared to star crimps.

  • Posted in thread: Target tearing on 08-16-2017 at 03:50 AM
    Is the bullet getting marked up/damaged when it is chambered? Some guns don't like those flat
    nose bullets. Next time at the range with that same ammo shoot a round and then eject the next
    and feel th...

  • Posted in thread: Curlies in my barrel on 08-15-2017 at 06:06 PM
    Listen to Sniper03 because he is correct.

  • Posted in thread: Problem double 12 on 08-11-2017 at 03:34 AM
    Or just sell yours as-is. Buy something else. You Can do better.

  • Posted in thread: 38 Special Snubies on 08-10-2017 at 01:53 PM
    A "rimmed" 9mm would do a much better job, Then just use the 9mm Federal. Oh wait that proved
    to be a total dud and only lasted a year.

  • Posted in thread: Info on Inherited Rifle? on 08-08-2017 at 01:39 PM
    It is a fine gun. Unfortunately the value is decreased a fair amount because of being drilled
    and tapped for the scope, especially because they tapped the barrel. Also the recoil pad has
    been added to...

  • Posted in thread: Info on Inherited Rifle? on 08-07-2017 at 06:09 PM
    The Marlins of that age were not set up for scopes. Many people took them to gunsmiths to have
    them drilled and tapped so scopes could be easily mounted on them.

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1 COMMENTS
Posted: 
January 24, 2014  •  10:08 PM
Thanks again hiwall for helping me out on the Mossberg 146B.
So great to load her up with 22 shorts, and shoot all day. lol.
Best wishes to you and your wife, BVAL
 
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