Last Activity:01-15-2008 8:03 PM
Posted in thread: gun show amo on 01-13-2008 at 03:15 PM
As a metallurgical engineer, you should know that stainless is 'harder' than brass and
therefore deals with stresses, like explosions, by cracking or permanently deforming, whereas,
the 'softer' brass...
Posted in thread: gun show amo on 01-12-2008 at 11:03 PM
OK I bought this beautiful S&W .357. A model 19-5, a real nickel plated number, with a 5"
barrel.Fired some Remington 150 grain full metal jacket ammo. All is good.Bought a bag of
frangible rounds wit...
Posted in thread: GOA or NRA on 12-15-2007 at 09:15 PM
Well I wonder what knd of 2nd amendment rights group the NRA is if it supports this
legislation. Are they serendipitously part of the gun control crowd?That's some of the
information I am hearing.
Posted in thread: GOA or NRA on 12-15-2007 at 06:03 PM
Upon looking over the NRA sight for a short period, I find, among other links, "The NICS
Improvement Bill: Myth and Reality", and others.Well when I see a myths vs facts link, I know
if I click there,...
Posted in thread: GOA or NRA on 12-14-2007 at 10:33 PM
I am new to this forum, and I like it so far. There's cops, and guys who don't like cops, gun
nuts, and regular firearms users, seemingly a good variety albeit all of a pro gun stripe. So
thanks for h...
Posted in thread: S&w 357 19-5 on 12-13-2007 at 11:30 PM
Thanks gents.What do you all think about the nickel plating? Isn't that worth a premium as
well?I can get it for $350. I'm gonna go for it.
Posted in thread: Help with scope decision for a 270 on 12-13-2007 at 11:21 PM
Gents,Great stuff. Please comment on the bayonets which clamp the bolt closed.My old .270 has a
twin clamp bayonet - the feature that hold the bolt nice and tight in the chamber. I compared
this with ...
Posted in thread: S&w 357 19-5 on 12-12-2007 at 03:22 AM
I'm looking at a 357 model 19 with the 5 inch barrel.Nickel plated. A real beauty. Walnut
grips.Barrel is in good Shape.It is probably 20 years old,The cylinder is solid as granite!
Closes like a bank...
Posted in thread: Help with scope decision for a 270 on 12-11-2007 at 01:16 AM
Thanks gents.Your advice is well taken, pretty much what I expected.I'll count on gettin me a
new scope, Leupold probably.I like the rifle, I think the .270 is enough fire power to ruin the
day for an...
Posted in thread: Help with scope decision for a 270 on 12-09-2007 at 06:59 PM
Guys,Thanks in advance for your advice.My first deer rifle has served me well. I bought a used
.270 win a the gun show. It has an zoom scope on it - a Bushnell sportview with Weaver