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  • Posted in thread: New smith and wesson revolvers, why all the hate? on 07-18-2015 at 06:20 PM
    I have no hate for S&W, just the knowledge that the Ruger offerings are MUCH better designed
    for strength, from an engineering point of view. I was a design and manufacturing engineer for
    more than 30...

  • Posted in thread: Uber bans guns in vehicles on 06-29-2015 at 02:41 AM
    By the way, the people who drive for Uber are now employees, as ruled by the California Labor
    Commissioner's Office. What effect that has on this discussion is to be seen, but the Uber
    company is not ...

  • Posted in thread: Gunsmithing School on 05-22-2015 at 08:45 PM
    winchesterremi, Welcome to the forum.Stop by the Introductions area and say "Hi".If I may
    suggest something, call Brownells.Every summer they have a job fair for gunsmiths.They may have
    an idea who gr...

  • Posted in thread: Dispelling The Myths Of Open Carry on 05-07-2015 at 02:26 AM
    From the Truth About GunsWeingarten: Concealed Carriers More Likely to Be Attacked Than Open
    CarriersIt is more likely for concealed carriers to be attacked, because the attackers do not
    know that the...

  • Posted in thread: Is there an iconic Ruger pistol? on 05-06-2015 at 08:15 PM
    Since you used the word "iconic", there is only one example: the Ruger Standard or Mark I
    semi-auto .22 rimfire pistol. It is the initial basis of the entire company, which began with
    that completely ...

  • Posted in thread: Taurus public defender for mossberg 500? on 03-23-2015 at 02:04 AM
    I'd keep the USA-made Mossberg, myself. Taurus has been getting lots of bad reviews lately (on
    other forums).

  • Posted in thread: The Shop Triangle on 03-08-2015 at 08:37 PM
    Please understand that I TOTALLY agree with your frustrations when looking for an errant part.
    To that end, I learned long ago, when designing and making tiny surgical instruments, to always

  • Posted in thread: Rohm rg 40 on 03-06-2015 at 06:49 PM
    Unfortunately, The Rohm firearms are definitely not pinnacles of quality in the field of guns.
    I suggest you search other forums (THR, etc.) to get a more-balanced view of what their design
    and workma...

  • Posted in thread: getting a new 357 on 03-06-2015 at 06:44 PM
    Here's a possible kink in the works, maybe:Before you get too excited about the Chiappa, go and
    read the extensive thread on "The High Road" gun forum about how Chiappa takes care of
    (doesn't) their c...

  • Posted in thread: Help refinishing DuPont Remington stock on 03-02-2015 at 11:31 PM
    From what I remember the DuPont stocks are solid nylon. Probably Nylon 66. If so, there is
    NOTHING that can be done to positively improve the finish, no matter what has happened to it.
    That was /is on...