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09-23-2011

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12-14-2013 7:18 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Former Marine with one year in Vietnam. I have a large collection of firearms.
  • Jonesboro,Arkansas
  • Woodworking, carving, trout fishing, motorcycles, firearm collector.
  • Retired industrial sales rep

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  • Posted in thread: Just a bit of gun porn this evening on 12-10-2013 at 03:59 PM
    I am very impressed. Cherry? Are you sure? I'm a woodworker also. Doesn't look like cherry in
    the picture. Very, very, nice collection! How long did it take to put all this together? The
    M-1 has the m...

  • Posted in thread: Just a bit of gun porn this evening on 12-09-2013 at 02:51 PM
    You are correct. I stand corrected. I did not know that. After some reading you are right. I
    watched "SAVING PRIVATE RYAN" last night and saw the sniper rifle used was an '03-A3. They got
    a lot of thi...

  • Posted in thread: Just a bit of gun porn this evening on 12-08-2013 at 05:42 PM
    Recently bought a Krag-Jorgensen .30-.40 off a guy. Great shape for 115 years old. Most of
    these were used in the Spanish American war. Teddy R. And his Rough Riders went up San Juan
    Hill with the car...

  • Posted in thread: Recently bought a Krag-Jorgensen model 1898. on 12-07-2013 at 07:06 PM
    Okay, here are some photos of my Krag-Jorgensen. Also one of my M1917 WWII Enfield made by
    Eddystone Arsenal I recently bought. By the way, Eddystone was a locomotive manufacturer that
    also made rifle...

  • Posted in thread: Recently bought a Krag-Jorgensen model 1898. on 12-07-2013 at 12:49 AM
    Don't really understand why our troops with their Krags felt they were outgunned by the Spanish
    and their 7MM Mauser rifles. The ballistics do favor the Mauser somewhat. The Krag holds five
    rounds vs ...

  • Posted in thread: Recently bought a Krag-Jorgensen model 1898. on 12-07-2013 at 12:15 AM
    You are correct c3 shooter! But when demonstrating the KJ, the soft lead tips sometimes hang up
    on a receiver joint. A FMJ would slide right over it. They would not be fired. Just used for
    demo purpos...

  • Posted in thread: Recently bought a Krag-Jorgensen model 1898. on 12-04-2013 at 11:57 PM
    If you have heard these Springfield made rifles are the smoothest bolt action rifle ever made,
    believe it. This one is in excellent condition. I also own a K98k Mauser, M1917 Eddystone made
    Endfield, ...

  • Posted in thread: SKS scoped on 09-12-2013 at 02:37 PM
    I hate to give up on it. My son wanted something that had a harder hit on feral hogs than my
    Bushmaster AR-15. We have a feral hog problem near here. He and some friends killed 16 mostly
    with mostly A...

  • Posted in thread: SKS scoped on 09-12-2013 at 12:34 AM
    I'll let you know after I shoot it. I once had a Chinese made SKS that came new with the scope
    installed. It was a piece of crap. One large knurled screw held it on. I tried to make it all
    work but ga...

  • Posted in thread: SKS scoped on 09-11-2013 at 01:55 PM
    I haven't shot it yet. I checked it for wobble. There is some play. I didn't do as good a job
    as I thought. There was a problem with the retention pin aligning with the hole in the
    receiver. I had to ...

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