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Posted in thread: Metallurgy on 04-07-2016 at 09:45 PM
FWIW, two comments. First, early Mausers, perhaps their 1891 or 93s, had a heat treatment
problem. Mauser discovered it early and condemned the rifles....never sold. Somewhere, when
reading a post abo...
Posted in thread: Danish, not Doughnuts on 03-13-2016 at 01:29 AM
Last year, wife and I spent several days in Copenhagen Denmark seeing the sights. One of places
visited was the Tivoli Gardens amusement park and when walking around in it we stopped to look
at a two ...
Posted in thread: Weaver Super Slam 3-15x50 Review on 03-12-2016 at 05:53 PM
Chuckle, 2 years or so ago, a brand of scope called Nitrex was discontinued by its parent
company and Natchez Shooter Supply handled the sell of the Nitrex inventory. The Nitrex TR2
models were Weaver...
Posted in thread: Weaver Super Slam 3-15x50 Review on 03-10-2016 at 12:37 AM
Guess I've owned several super slams for 3-4 years now, the 3-15 and a couple of the 5-20s.
They do have some nice optics, quite clear and bright and I've always trusted their
Posted in thread: RWS primers on 02-09-2016 at 11:49 AM
Recently, one of my range buddies purchased several thousand RWS primers. Don't recall if large
rifle or small rifle and don't know where he found them.
Posted in thread: Pawn Shop Prices on 01-22-2016 at 09:23 PM
Never know what you'll find in a pawnshop, why I check the ones closest to me. For example,
found a 6mm Remington BSA made rifle from the later 60's made for the old Herter's company to
sell in U.S. D...
Posted in thread: Story about a car engine I rebuilt. on 01-16-2016 at 09:09 PM
When I was mechanicing years ago a bloke came in to the workshop with what he described as a
dead battery in his Ford Falcon panel van with a 302 V8 in it.So I grabbed my car and a set of
Posted in thread: Story about a car engine I rebuilt. on 01-16-2016 at 07:14 PM
Back in the 70s, I was a buyer for a large auto parts distributor with a very large chain of
auto parts stores to supply. Most of the items you'd find on display in one of our stores in
front of the s...
Posted in thread: What do you use to clean your guns? on 01-16-2016 at 04:46 PM
Thought I'd mention a recent addition to what I use to clean a rifle bore. For a fair number of
years, wife and I have kept a tube of MAAS metal polish around the house for cleaning metal,
Posted in thread: What do you use to clean your guns? on 01-16-2016 at 03:32 PM
Marvel Mystery Oil is mineral oil with wintergreen scent and dye primarily.Back in the late
70s, in Houston, I used to be a buyer for one of the largest warehouse auto parts distributors
in Tex, or th...