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Posted in thread: Marlin 1893 on 12-12-2012 at 02:20 PM
My 1893 is in 32-40. I bought it about 1965 in Vermont. Interesting point here......when I
removed the steel butt plate, there was a small piece of parchment under it with a man's name
printed on it. ...
Posted in thread: Marlin 1893 on 12-11-2012 at 03:31 PM
I have a beautiful Marlin 1893 (built in 1902) in prime contition that I have owned since the
mid 60's. I am maintaining it, in the same condition as when I purchased it so long ago. My
question is, d...
Posted in thread: my remington 870 is not extracting. on 08-14-2012 at 04:39 PM
In addition to what hiwall indicated which is a good first step, make sure you are using new,
clean ammunition which shouldn't bind. Should that fail, I would get an armorer or gun smith to
Posted in thread: 5.56mm milspec reloading on 06-22-2012 at 03:26 PM
I am attempting to replicate 5.56 milspec reloads. I do use U.S. 5.56 (not .223) brass and
would like to turn out a cartridge which essentially gived a 62 gr. bullet 3100fps with roughly
the same powd...
Posted in thread: Barrel break-in on 03-12-2012 at 05:51 PM
Thanks fellas for all the input. The common denominator of all the suggestions was to scrub
alot between each group with a good copper solvent and new brush. Well, it must have worked.
Within the hour...
Posted in thread: Barrel break-in on 03-06-2012 at 04:17 PM
I have recently purchased a new Weatherby Vanguard in .223. A friend asked if I was going to
break-in the barrel. Honestly, I didn't give it much thought, although I have read articles on
the subject ...
Posted in thread: customizing my 10/22 on 11-13-2011 at 02:49 PM
Thanks to all for the valuable information. I have narrowed the choices for all the after
market parts and am about to get going on this project. I elected to purchase the Timney
trigger group and the...
Posted in thread: customizing my 10/22 on 11-07-2011 at 05:47 PM
That's good information and I'm inclined to go in that direction rather than the drop in
Posted in thread: .22 Marlin 39 on 11-07-2011 at 05:42 PM
They are truly a beautiful rifle. It's a shame that the pitting and corrosion is so rampant on
that weapon. I am working on aquiring one myself of the same vintage as yours. The fact that it
Posted in thread: customizing my 10/22 on 11-07-2011 at 05:15 PM
It's finally time to get moving on customizing my 10/22. The barrels and stocks available are
pretty straight forward, but after-market trigger assemblies are somewhat a mystery to me. I
see plenty of...
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