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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: Tumbling round on 05-25-2015 at 02:20 PM
    will stop using 55 grain steel ammogood plan. Any ammo can be tested with a simple magnet. the
    wolf gold is supposed to contain zero steel anywhere.

  • Posted in thread: Different ? on the Mossberg 500 Persuader on 05-25-2015 at 04:09 AM
    You can replace the mag tube and the mag spring with ones from a regular model 500. Then any
    regular 500 barrel will work. Or more practical just buy another shotgun.

  • Posted in thread: Tumbling round on 05-24-2015 at 06:57 PM
    have you tried a magnet on the bullets?

  • Posted in thread: Secret Door on 05-24-2015 at 02:15 PM
    I love hidden hideout areas. I have built several hidden compartments in my house and my RV. I
    don't have a secret door though! Lucky guy! Good job.

  • Posted in thread: Tumbling round on 05-21-2015 at 05:42 PM
    I am not surprised the barrel is shot. Above you stated that you shot steel ammo. Most steel
    ammo has steel bullets which are very hard on barrels. Good luck to you.

  • Posted in thread: Sling swivels on a CZ Coach Gun on 05-19-2015 at 02:47 PM
    And, what would you think a reasonable price would be for such a part.A custom made part would
    require a fair amount of work and so would be fairly expensive (maybe in the $50 range?). You
    could mayb...

  • Posted in thread: Colt Thunderer vs Cimarron Thunderer on 05-19-2015 at 02:35 PM
    I don't know if you can use Cimarron parts on the Colt.But be warned that I have purchased
    several 'after market' parts for the Colt and found them to require an awful lot of fitting. In
    some cases I ...

  • Posted in thread: Sling swivels on a CZ Coach Gun on 05-18-2015 at 04:44 AM
    My humble opinion would be to not attach to the snap-on snap-off forearm. A strap around the
    barrels or a custom made clamp-on that attaches to the barrels would be two options that I
    would recommend ...

  • Posted in thread: .22 Extra Long on 05-15-2015 at 04:04 AM
    I am surprised you got a 22 extra long to fire. I have tried many and never have got one to go
    off. Maybe you had some of the last ones made. I had wanted to add that one to the long list of

  • Posted in thread: Winchester Model 60A - a restoration thread on 05-09-2015 at 06:19 PM
    Obviously a side mount peep sight was added at some point in its life. This was very common
    between 1930 and 1960. After that most installed scopes instead.

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