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  • 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


  • Posted in thread: scope for Remington 870 on 06-14-2017 at 02:21 PM
    If you do decide to mount a scope on it, then a very low power, like a 1x4 or such would work
    for you. The shots taken with a shotgun are close enough so a person with normal vision does
    not need a sc...

  • Posted in thread: Mossberg 500 barrel swap issue on 06-11-2017 at 06:12 PM
    Keep the Mossberg you have and buy another. Always great to have more guns and this is a
    perfect excuse!

  • Posted in thread: Winchester Model 37 rebarreled to .444 Marlin on 06-07-2017 at 03:45 AM
    Was it a 37 or a 37A?It would likely be strong enough but would gradually pound on the frame
    and eventually cause excess headsapace. For the average shooter who might shoot a half a box a
    year it woul...

  • Posted in thread: Savage question on 06-05-2017 at 03:51 AM
    Might be from the early 80's. Not that the year means anything. Many of those shot VERY well.
    Good luck with yours.

  • Posted in thread: Marlin 336 .35 rem Tumbling bullets on 06-05-2017 at 03:48 AM
    If it has an odd bore size (very unlikely) then your only option would be cast bullets sized to
    whatever diameter you wanted. Jacketed bullets would not be available as far as I remember in
    any close ...

  • Posted in thread: Marlin 336 .35 rem Tumbling bullets on 06-02-2017 at 02:13 PM
    First the easiest, most positive, and cheapest fix would be to sell or trade the gun.If for
    some reason you do not want to do the obvious then take it to a reputable gunsmith and explain
    what is happe...

  • Posted in thread: Ruger LCP owners or wannabes on 05-30-2017 at 03:46 AM
    I was feeling down so I decided to go to the gun shop and see if that would cheer me up. They
    had a Ruger SP101 in .327 that I really fondled but I have too many revolvers now so I put it
    back. Then I...

  • Posted in thread: Identify firearm help on 05-26-2017 at 08:06 PM
    Wonder if it was a 'lend lease' gun?

  • Posted in thread: Identify firearm help on 05-25-2017 at 06:13 PM
    Also it is a very desirable gun.

  • Posted in thread: Model 20 12 ga on 05-22-2017 at 12:31 AM
    On most any long gun you can remove the buttplate and write your name on the exposed stock butt
    without harming the gun's value.

Just walking on the edge of of my grave.
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