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  • Getting long in the tooth but still very active in shootiing sports
  • Wanganui . New Zealand,Wellington
  • hunting shooting and building guns
  • retired but was once a fitter ,welder overseer of steel strucural work


  • Posted in thread: robinz on 08-06-2013 at 09:27 PM
    Hi, thanks for the tip but since I live in New Zealand renting a reamer is not an option ,the
    rental period is to short transpot cost too high and buying a new one for a one off is
    definately hard on ...

  • Posted in thread: robinz on 08-06-2013 at 01:31 AM
    Any boody have a 30 herrett reamer they would sell ..I want to build a small martini rifle in
    that calibre Rob

  • Posted in thread: robinnz on 03-17-2013 at 08:55 PM
    I have a small martini and have been presuaded to rebarrel to 30 herett could make a great bush
    gun anybodytries this .. Barrel to be about 20 inches long ..Rob

  • Posted in thread: .303 part question. on 11-14-2012 at 05:08 AM
    Hi ,definately a n04 rifle but the identifying marks are usually on the other side of the butt
    socket under the bolt handle knob .. the no marks and the smooth cocking piece point to a made
    in india g...

  • Posted in thread: .303 part question. on 11-12-2012 at 07:10 PM
    Hi, why not just use an original no4 rear sight ,it should fit with a bit of filing /grinding
    .. If you cant get the bit I probably have one or two in my junk piles ,having sporterized more
    than a few...

  • Posted in thread: Funny Hunting Stories.... on 02-15-2012 at 07:33 PM
    Okay, so did you put him out of his misery or did you free him? :)Pity he had to die , but my
    job was to kill deer , but I did fell sorry for him ..I must say that my family ate a lot of
    venison in th...

  • Posted in thread: Funny Hunting Stories.... on 02-15-2012 at 03:04 AM
    wolfdog,Your story is a funny one indeed. :DThis topic isn't just limited to funny turkey
    hunting stories, but all funny hunting stories in general. I just started with a turkey story
    because it was t...

  • Posted in thread: looking to thread my .308 on 01-18-2012 at 05:18 AM
    I know this is probably a super dumb question and I feel bad for asking but humor me folks. can
    I thread my .308 to 1/2-28 and then bore out all of my ar15 flash hiders? the reason I ask is
    that all o...

  • Posted in thread: Gun Cleaning Input on 10-03-2011 at 09:18 PM
    Since I live where the principle arm was a british .303 and corrosive primers were all we knew
    , breaking the water first treatment was hard to get over , now I only use the hot water first
    , on my bl...

  • Posted in thread: GAS Prices! on 10-02-2011 at 09:48 PM
    What a bummer , cost of a gallon in lots of places here in New Zealand at the moment is $9.85
    and I'm sweating blood .. Projectiles and powder ain't cheap either ..