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  • Posted in thread: lever action rifles? on 04-25-2007 at 02:06 AM
    If you're looking for a sort of compare and contrast "argument" in favor of one action type or
    another, I'll argue in favor of a bolt action, for these reasons: bolt guns have inherently
    better trigge...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone ever made their own gun? on 04-23-2007 at 04:15 AM
    Well, there you have it from someone more knowledgeable than me... I'd still caution dealing
    with BATFE with the same respect due a rattlesnake...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone ever made their own gun? on 04-17-2007 at 11:09 PM
    Didn't see the movie, don't know what sort of firearm was depicted, would never admit to
    building one or incriminating anyone I don't know of who never did any such thing to the extent
    of my non-exist...

  • Posted in thread: Rimfire Recommendations on 04-17-2007 at 01:19 AM
    ScotZ's concern for safety is commendable, but his advice to use .22 birdshot for squirrel
    hunting is worth what you paid for it. .22 "snakeshot" loads are not effective on squirrels or
    any other crit...

  • Posted in thread: Fireproof safe needed? on 04-17-2007 at 12:52 AM
    There are two principal considerations in deciding how much fire protection you need. First,
    are you storing collectors' items that couldn't be replaced at any price (and probably not
    insured except a...

  • Posted in thread: What are lever actions used for? on 04-15-2007 at 07:03 PM
    Lever guns are for the most part limited by their design to relatively low pressure rifle
    rounds like the .30-30 (a 19th century blackpowder cartridge), handgun cartridges, and of
    course .22 rimfire. ...

  • Posted in thread: Opinions needed: Springfield SOCOM 16 on 04-15-2007 at 06:17 PM
    The SOCOM is a very heavy rifle, desirable in a high-powered semi-auto battle rifle in terms of
    taming recoil, but very undesirable in terms of "carryability." I'd look hard at bolt guns for
    many of t...