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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: 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.

  • Posted in thread: Model 20 12 ga on 05-20-2017 at 06:41 PM
    Correct it very likely has no number.

  • Posted in thread: Becoming a Gunsmith on 05-20-2017 at 02:03 PM
    I don't really blame any generation for the slow decline of master gunsmithing. It is more
    about being practical. Like said above, it certainly can not be learned overnight. A person has
    to make a liv...

  • Posted in thread: The case for self reliance preparedness-survivalism on 05-18-2017 at 12:32 AM
    If anyone is interested in surviving a nuclear war. Or if you would just like some real solid
    information about the effects of nuclear war then there is one book that is recognized as THE
    book on the ...

  • Posted in thread: Cartridge Trivia on 05-17-2017 at 06:09 PM
    If its the Dardick tround, I agree about the ugly pistol part.Here's an easy one...............

  • Posted in thread: Cartridge Trivia on 05-17-2017 at 01:54 PM
    Looks like a gyrojet cartridge

  • Posted in thread: Cartridge Trivia on 05-16-2017 at 03:54 AM
    Obviously the guns have to be modified to move the firing pin strike so it is no longer in the
    center of the cartridge case.

  • Posted in thread: Cartridge Trivia on 05-16-2017 at 12:30 AM
    I don't remember the caliber but it fits this rifle.......................

  • Posted in thread: Bored so I made a tiny cannon on 05-15-2017 at 06:45 PM
    I had started a golf ball cannon quite awhile back. I had the exterior of the barrel contoured
    and was boring it out when the motor on my lathe died. I replaced the motor but never did get
    back to tha...

  • Posted in thread: Gun shoots twice with 1 trigger pull on 05-15-2017 at 02:18 PM
    The difference in the triggers could just be normal tolerances from gun to gun. Those models
    are pretty tough guns. I still think it is just sticking or hampered by a small amount of
    debris. The probl...

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