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  • Retired Deputy Sheriff. Semi retired gunsmith of over 43 years.
  • Barstow area, Kalifornia
  • Shooting, hunting, camping, re-loading, R/C cars and boats
  • Mostly retired, working in my shop,welding/fabricating,gunsmithing.


  • Posted in thread: do you train in bad light sometimes? on 07-10-2014 at 11:05 PM
    I always read and hear about the so called arm chair experts stating that you need better
    sights, IE: night sights, etc. For home defense this is "NOT" the case. You know your home
    better than anyone ...

  • Posted in thread: New Frontier on the way! on 07-02-2014 at 10:43 PM
    Nice find Bob, looks to be in great shape.Jim.........

  • Posted in thread: Marlin 60 cleaning on 07-01-2014 at 09:32 PM
    Mineral spirits in my parts cleaning tank and compressed air work just fine for cleaning. As
    for lube, a light mix of Mobile-1 and Marvel Mystery Oil works great with all excess blown away
    with compre...

  • Posted in thread: single action revolver question on 07-01-2014 at 06:25 PM
    Cylinder bolt timing is not correct. More likely due to wear. Easily correctable by a competent

  • Posted in thread: Bought a welder, let the projects begin on 07-01-2014 at 06:06 PM
    DYI-guy, once you get started with your welder, your projects will be never ending.Jim.......

  • Posted in thread: Bought a welder, let the projects begin on 07-01-2014 at 06:03 PM
    Now you need to invest in a cnc plasma cutter!!!CNC Plasma Cutters are great. I use mine for
    metal targets, wall and yard art, signs of all types and shop production. With all my machine
    equipment, we...

  • Posted in thread: New Frontier on the way! on 06-29-2014 at 04:00 PM
    Good deal Bob. Be sure to post pics when you get it.Jim.............

  • Posted in thread: Blackhawk Lightning on 06-27-2014 at 09:34 PM
    Been following your build from the beginning and have to commend you on some very fine work. Be
    very proud of that Ruger. I truly love it when someone documents their project from the
    beginning for al...

  • Posted in thread: You know what I completely despise??? on 06-25-2014 at 11:48 AM
    Don't know about any of you, but I have never, in all my years, had any problem re-inserting
    the bolt in any Mini-14 I have worked on. I have had a few Mini's pass through my

  • Posted in thread: Photo of the Month March! on 03-19-2014 at 10:26 PM
    Out in gold country somewhere in the Mojave Desert.Jim..........

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