Last Activity:01-06-2017 8:27 AM
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Posted in thread: Supersonic hypothetical on 01-06-2017 at 01:43 PM
Regarding Dr. Einstein: The math only gets complicated near the speed of light. Simple
Newtonian physics is entirely adequate for bullet velocities--just add the velocity of the
rifle to the velocity ...
Posted in thread: Swiss K-31 7.5 x 55mm on 01-01-2017 at 05:26 AM
This is a fair price nowadays, and if it's in decent shape you won't be sorry. These are
extremely accurate rifles with mild recoil, and the straight-pull bolt action is quick and
smooth. This is one ...
Posted in thread: Some rifles I recently acquired on 01-01-2017 at 05:02 AM
Just a heads-up when you take your Type 53 to the range: the noise and muzzle flash are
ridiculous. You'll definitely attract some attention.
Posted in thread: AR No go BANG! on 03-28-2015 at 05:49 AM
Ensure that the firing pin retaining pin is installed correctly and allowing the firing pin to
travel fully forward.That was going to be my guess. I once had a BCG where the f.p. retaining
pin had bee...
Posted in thread: how to align your gasblock on 03-10-2015 at 12:26 PM
I like this one too; I find the airflow methods of alignment provide better control than the
visual ones. In post #19 I described a way to do it that doesn't require a compressor.
Posted in thread: how to align your gasblock on 02-19-2015 at 01:45 AM
Here's how I do it: I put the gas block and gas tube in place, close to final position. Then I
take a 2-foot piece of 1/8" ID aquarium tubing and slip it over the gas tube in the receiver
(wet it to m...
Posted in thread: So what's the deal with Mini-30s and Russian ammo? on 02-15-2015 at 02:26 AM
This is either internet lore or inexcusably poor QC on the part of the barrel
manufacturer.Exactly--this claim just doesn't pass the sniff test, it's simply not plausible
from a metallurgical it engin...
Posted in thread: Why do Idiot's buy 338 Lapua Magnums? on 02-13-2015 at 03:06 PM
When we don't admit what we don't know, we stay at the worst stage, unconscious incompetence.
We are unaware or unwilling to admit what we don't know. Ignorance is not a crime, but not
Posted in thread: AK or AR? on 02-13-2015 at 02:11 PM
Here's an idea for a soon to be college kid who might need a hobby to provide a break from
school work from time to time. Pick out a lower receiver and build the rifle from scratch with
it being just ...
Posted in thread: Mosin nagant question on 01-04-2015 at 02:56 PM
You could get a C&R (curio and relics) FFL, which would allow you to have a Mosin (and dozens
of other firearms that are classified as C&R) shipped to your home address.It's an easy and
cheap ($35) pr...