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  • Palmerston North,Manawatu
  • Shooting, Hunting, Fishing
  • Armourer/Weapon Engineer


  • Posted in thread: Gun Cleaning Input on 10-09-2011 at 09:01 PM
    I'm a bit of a cleaning fanatic. I put a bore solvent through after every sesion. If rounds
    have been fired, it gets a clean.

  • Posted in thread: Mounting a scope on Mosin Nagant on 07-09-2011 at 06:29 AM
    As Twnorman was saying, you may find the bolt will hit the scope and prevent you from being
    able to cycle the weapon. The original Nagants that were made into sniper rifles had a
    modification to the b...

  • Posted in thread: gun lubricant on 08-24-2010 at 06:05 AM
    Yea mate, break free. I have a 2 gallon bottle of it. :D

  • Posted in thread: gun lubricant on 08-22-2010 at 12:57 PM
    I use CLP (Clean, Lubricate, Protect) its expensive but good. :D

  • Posted in thread: Removing Flash Suppressor on MP 15 22 threaded... on 08-22-2010 at 12:54 PM
    You want to heat it enough to soften the thread sealant(to the point that it smokes). But what
    you really need is a tool that is used for removing m16 flash suppressors as well as a spanner
    that fits ...

  • Posted in thread: fire bluing screw heads on 08-22-2010 at 12:38 PM
    G'day mate. Try heating them to a dull cherry red. When i say dull i mean only just red, need
    to hold them in the shade to see the red. Hope this helps you achieve the result. :D

  • Posted in thread: barrel boreing on 03-10-2010 at 09:51 AM
    Just get it rebored to a common round. I did my .270Win to 7mm Rem(.28) because it was getting
    worn, and the time I spend doing it was cheaper than a new barrel. lol.

  • Posted in thread: barrel boreing on 03-10-2010 at 09:44 AM
    Reboring removes a layer of metal from the inside of the barrel, making the hole larger. Maybe
    making it a .458 or so. It all depends on what size reamer you use.

  • Posted in thread: barrel boreing on 03-10-2010 at 09:34 AM
    Thinking about that movie, I think he is talking about reboring. Also, a hand finished bore is
    smoother and more consistent than a factory one, again improving accuracy. So many things
    affect accuracy...

  • Posted in thread: Luger on 03-10-2010 at 09:28 AM
    Spent cartride case isn't ejecting correctly? Sounds like a unserviceable ejector. Inspect it
    for wear on the front lip and cracks on the body.. is the ejector contacting the cartridge case

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