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Posted in thread: Bore snake question on 08-17-2013 at 06:43 PM
Yes exactly. Run the bore snake muzzle end first to use for broken shell extractor. When the
brush in the bore snake gets to the broken shell casing it will likely pull it out. At least it
Posted in thread: Bore snake question on 08-12-2013 at 04:00 PM
I wash my boresnakes in a pail with some TSP and hot water. No doubt any good strong detergent
would do the trick. I'm just not that wild about putting nasty lead and chemical laden things
in our home...
Posted in thread: What do you know about Cerokote on 06-22-2013 at 06:53 PM
[QUOTE=bclark1;1266848]Oh well I have an air compressor already will any air compressor
work?You need a compressor which can deliver a fair volume of air at the rated pressure. Most
small air compress...
Posted in thread: Building my first AR-15 on 03-29-2013 at 04:25 AM
My dad and I have been starting to build our first ar-15 and we just bought a stripped lower
and a stock with a buffer tube. We are now looking into trigger mechanism but are having
trouble finding on...
Posted in thread: m1 carbine for home defense? on 12-11-2012 at 04:09 PM
heymatthew - You bring up some very good points. Especially the one about less over-penetration
with the right ammo in 5.56/223, as compared to .30 Carbine. For example the 60 grain
Winchester Ranger ...
Posted in thread: m1 carbine for home defense? on 12-03-2012 at 12:34 PM
"I couldn't find any frangible ammo in .30 Carbine, but there are good options for defensive
ammo that does feed fine. CorBon DPX 100 grain, Hornady Critical Defense is another, and BVAC
makes a soft ...
Posted in thread: m1 carbine for home defense? on 12-02-2012 at 01:11 PM
All of them I've ever seen had feeding problems, including the one "my uncle" issued to me.You
mean you had one in active duty in the military that wouldn't feed good? And they didn't fix it
for you? ...
Posted in thread: m1 carbine for home defense? on 11-29-2012 at 12:29 PM
"Are these projectiles available in loaded ammunition for a .30 Carbine? I thought that all you
could get for a .30 carbine is FMJ ball ammo (I don't have one so I have no idea what is
Posted in thread: m1 carbine for home defense? on 11-18-2012 at 07:51 PM
"The little rifle with FMJ bullets would shoot thru most modern homes. That is something to
consider in a home defense weapon."Over-penetration is the one objection to the M1 Carbine for
a home defens...
Posted in thread: m1 carbine for home defense? on 11-13-2012 at 09:19 AM
The few M1 carbines I have fired have had feeding and stovepiping issues. One was made by
Singer, another by IBM and I forget who made the other 2 or 3. Given that if I did own one it
would not be in ...