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  • Machinist, Gunsmith, Shooter, Hunter
  • High Cihuahuan Desert, West Texas
  • Lots of Hobbies
  • Retired


  • Posted in thread: Nikon buckmaster II or vortex crossfire II on 11-23-2016 at 01:23 PM
    I would get the Nikon.

  • Posted in thread: Rifle help! on 11-14-2016 at 08:13 AM
    It looks like it has been spray-painted, or maybe cera-coated.The stripper clip cut tells us
    that at one time, this was a military rifle.Somebody got carried away drilling holes in the
    bridge. Not sur...

  • Posted in thread: Bore sight help on 10-11-2016 at 12:40 AM
    Ammo can change point of impact dramatically.Since gun-makers have no idea what kind of ammo a
    customer might be using, they tend to cover all bases by designing handguns to shoot a bit
    low.This is be...

  • Posted in thread: Barrel burning swift. on 09-26-2016 at 05:52 PM
    A bit ago I was asked if I had to replace the barrel on my 220 swift yet. Seems the poster had
    read to old myth from days long gone by about how quick the barrels went. I don't even know why
    that was ...

  • Posted in thread: beater Survival rifle on 09-19-2016 at 10:04 PM
    Another vote for a pump shotgun. Mossberg 500, 18" barrel, Synthetic stock, old blanket to wrap
    it up in. Box or two of shells, mix of slugs, birdshot.

  • Posted in thread: Cutts compensator on 09-12-2016 at 09:36 PM
    You have it. With lower pressures, the effect is reduced. This is why Cutts compensators are
    generally seen on shotguns, 22 pistols and Thompson 45 ACP submachineguns.

  • Posted in thread: Cutts compensator on 09-10-2016 at 03:55 PM
    Anyone use the Cutts comp on a rifle? Other than the Tommy and shotguns I don't see it around.
    The design makes sense to me. It directs the blast straight up. I hate AR comps that send the
    blast back ...

  • Posted in thread: Boyd Stocks on 09-10-2016 at 03:51 PM
    Another mystery is why laser checkering in unavailable for unfinished stocks.

  • Posted in thread: Boyd Stocks on 09-10-2016 at 09:22 AM
    That's why I always order my stocks unfinished. I think Boyd's must employ a bunch of Special
    Needs people in their finish dept.I would sand the stock and finish it with Tung oil.I never
    seem to see a...

  • Posted in thread: Springfield M1A Scout Squad on 09-09-2016 at 04:15 PM
    After trying out stripper clips on my Scout Squad, I never swapped or loaded magazines again.
    It's faster, and easier too.

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