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    ABOUT ME

  • 100% last of a breed, of old fashion gunsmiths
  • Southern United States
  • Geology, Hunting, Shooting, Reloading, & Fishing
  • Gunsmith-retired Pneumatic Tech / Electrical Tech/Lineman

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  • Posted in thread: Why do Idiot's buy 338 Lapua Magnums? on 08-29-2015 at 01:45 AM
    I have a friend who has one,he is cheap as the day is long, and yet is willing, and able to
    feed this powder eating monster. And he use to laugh at me years before because I had a 25/06,
    and thought t...

  • Posted in thread: Excel Info on 08-29-2015 at 01:28 AM
    Hope this will be helpful to those gunny's out there. Customer shotgun came in locked up,
    wouldn't cycle correctly,wouldn't eject etc etc. Found defective/damaged bolt/recoil buffer;
    created upgraded ...

  • Posted in thread: SKB Question on 08-15-2015 at 11:15 PM
    Found the answer I was looking for; thought it had to be with SN#'s....TYPE I or sometimes also
    known as A, is below 100,000. TYPE II / B is above 100,000. They are NOT INTERCHANGEABLE w/
    barrels and ...

  • Posted in thread: SKB Question on 08-15-2015 at 08:57 PM
    I had a customer bring in a SKB -900 recoil operated shotgun; its jamming once in a while, and
    not ejecting all the time. My question is: I see type I, and Type II, on some parts listed. How
    do you kn...

  • Posted in thread: Barrel turning on 08-01-2015 at 04:43 AM
    Show me; I'm n o from MO.

  • Posted in thread: Pet peeves...we all got'em on 08-01-2015 at 04:41 AM
    Since I've hung my hat in Pinellas County Fla, {1952} this has been know as our
    raining/storming season. So what do the gods who sit a pond the ivory throne in commission
    gatherings decree: Lets tear ...

  • Posted in thread: Barrel turning on 08-01-2015 at 04:25 AM
    Semantics, if the flutes are triangulation in shape then as it if known the triangle is the
    strongest shape; its possible it could be more ridge. The amount really doesn't matter, it
    gives the illusio...

  • Posted in thread: Barrel turning on 08-01-2015 at 12:18 AM
    Oh the classic what does fluting really do...been down this road once or twice. ;)Yes fluting
    does make it stiffer, that's the mechanics of. But just like free floating a barrel, it does
    not always ma...

  • Posted in thread: Barrel turning on 07-31-2015 at 10:13 PM
    Talked to Shilen & a tech from Brownless today; both said the same thing. Yes you can turn a
    Shilen or similar made type barrel {Not HAMMER-FORGED} without danger of altering the internal
    diam of the ...

  • Posted in thread: Barrel turning on 07-31-2015 at 04:47 AM
    That is what I have heard, not only from my mentor/master gunsmith, but also great barrel
    makers I've met over the decades. My memory is just not as sharp, so thank you for your help.

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