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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: Savage 1914 Slide Lock Bar on 03-30-2017 at 03:52 AM
    Oh, no my rifle is not marked "Not designed for high speed cartridges ". My serial number is
    around 3500 and I figure it is dated to 1915 or 1916 if that helps.Shoot standard velocity

  • Posted in thread: Swedish M38 on 03-29-2017 at 02:20 PM
    Obviously that was drilled and tapped by some unknown gunsmith. The fact that only two holes
    were done for a scope mount has me questioning their abilities. I would have to assume the
    gunsmith drilled...

  • Posted in thread: Collectible? on 03-29-2017 at 12:24 AM
    If it is an 1873 Winchester the date of manufacture would 1876.

  • Posted in thread: Trigger Creep on Volquartsen Target Trigger/Hammer in 10/22 on 03-28-2017 at 02:08 PM
    Send it back. Creep is always caused by roughness. If you monkey with it then they will Not fix
    it. Send it back.

  • Posted in thread: Mossberg Rifles on 03-27-2017 at 06:06 PM
    One of my kids has a MMR. He likes it and it does shoot pretty good.

  • Posted in thread: light vs. heavy bullets in snub-nose .357? on 03-25-2017 at 02:02 PM
    Bullet weight can make a change in bullet impact so you might find your gun shooting way high
    or way low depending on your bullet choice.

  • Posted in thread: anyone know of a store that sells the beretta 92s on 03-24-2017 at 12:23 AM
    If you can not find one they did have a bunch at J&G sales here in AZ.

  • Posted in thread: .22 for home defense. on 03-22-2017 at 06:07 PM
    Against humans a 22 would be fine but against animals not so much.

  • Posted in thread: Muzzleloading shotguns on 03-22-2017 at 12:26 AM
    Sometimes the manufacture date can be narrowed down by studying the proof marks which have gone
    through many changes.Muzzle loading shotguns usually sell poorly and often for not very much
    money. They...

  • Posted in thread: Sales tax rates on 03-21-2017 at 03:50 AM
    It's just under 10% where I shop. So I do a lot online.

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