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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: Antique Store Mini Cannon Find! (Help???) on 05-22-2016 at 06:09 PM
    I have made many small cannons with bore sizes from .32 to .75. I enjoy shooting them. I have a
    1.75" one I have been working on but never seem to get it done.

  • Posted in thread: Antique Store Mini Cannon Find! (Help???) on 05-22-2016 at 03:45 AM
    Fuse can be purchased at

  • Posted in thread: Antique Store Mini Cannon Find! (Help???) on 05-22-2016 at 12:33 AM
    Even Walmart here has wood dowels. Obviously you have to use black Powder or a substitute like
    Pyrodex. As far a powder charge try about a 4 or 5 grain load.

  • Posted in thread: Antique Store Mini Cannon Find! (Help???) on 05-21-2016 at 06:15 PM
    .28 caliber so #2 buckshot would make a good ball load.

  • Posted in thread: Do you use your safety? on 05-20-2016 at 06:02 PM
    Anyone can accidentally drop a loaded firearm. A firing pin locking safety can make a real
    difference in that case. Otherwise I agree with the responses above.

  • Posted in thread: Question on a "truck gun" on 05-19-2016 at 12:29 AM
    I leave an AR-7 survival rifle in my truck under the passenger seat all the time. It is taken
    down and does not even look like a gun. It is obviously not really a self defense gun but I
    only use my tr...

  • Posted in thread: .41 special on 05-15-2016 at 02:05 PM
    I see someone makes the conversion on a Ruger Single Six frame. That would be a lot smaller
    lighter gun. I have to assume they make it with a five shot cylinder. I have a couple Single
    Six's in .32 H&...

  • Posted in thread: .41 special on 05-14-2016 at 06:06 PM
    I admit when you first posted I had never even heard of the 41 special but immediately looked
    it up and read about. Certainly nothing wrong with wanting something out-of-the-ordinary.

  • Posted in thread: Shotgun survival adaptor on 05-14-2016 at 06:00 PM
    Something to waste money on. The adapters that I have personally tried were very inaccurate. A
    novelty item at best. As always your views maybe different.

  • Posted in thread: Savage .17 Need help with bolt action problem on 05-14-2016 at 04:38 AM
    Sounds like the sear is not fully engaging. You have to check the sear/trigger contacts.

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