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  • Served in VietNam in '68'
  • Near Ft.Smith,AR in OK
  • gardening, bicycling, shooting
  • Retired Rancher


  • Posted in thread: AR 15 build on 01-18-2012 at 10:48 PM
    'YHM'; Yep that's probably it. It was stamped on the side, and being the 1st time I'd ever seen
    it. The weapon looked good, and was solidly built.

  • Posted in thread: AR 15 build on 01-18-2012 at 08:38 PM
    My son's friend just finished a 'YMH' build. Never heard of it. Any good?

  • Posted in thread: Gun Cleaning Input on 10-04-2011 at 10:09 AM
    For black powder guns I clean immediately after returning from the range. Other firearms it
    depends on amount of contaminants. Limited use firearms get checked periodically throughout the
    year for sig...

  • Posted in thread: Blackbeard's RRA Range Report! on 09-23-2011 at 01:54 PM
    Congrats on the new member to your collection.:cool:

  • Posted in thread: New Guy In CO on 08-10-2011 at 01:48 PM
    Hello ed, and Welcome.1911's are plentiful. It all depends on your pocket book and
    preferences.Many swear by the high-end models which is great if you've got the coins to spare.
    Then Remington, and es...

  • Posted in thread: Tumbling Time on 08-09-2010 at 06:37 PM
    Lots of good answers already. I begin with walnut media for a couple of hours. Then change to a
    clean corncob media with some polish added and let it tumble over night. I know it's overkill,
    but man d...

  • Posted in thread: Nickel and dimming on 08-09-2010 at 06:19 PM
    by 11B-101ABN : In 1967 I was real impressed with my M-16 in Vietnam...Probably a lot of us
    ole Nam Vets were struck by that bug. I've spent about half of what you did, but you had a 20
    year head sta...

  • Posted in thread: Best Lever Action Rifle? on 07-31-2010 at 05:58 AM
    posted by: ElmerDuff ~ If you could only own one lever action rifle which would it be and what
    caliber? :D That's easy. The one I have. ROSSI's winchester 1892 in .357 magnum. It's
    attractive, light w...

  • Posted in thread: Manufacturer identification of old colt dragoon replica?? on 07-17-2010 at 02:39 PM
    The Italian producers of replica arms use the same PIN stamps, and generally the same date code
    stamp. Some manufacturers of that time put their ID on there products and some didn't. Handle

  • Posted in thread: Musket? on 06-12-2010 at 03:23 AM
    Hey gopher; what is that yer shootin?:D I don't mean the critter, but what kinda gun is that ?