Last Activity:01-21-2015 9:54 PM
Posted in thread: Cleaning and displying on 07-30-2012 at 12:00 AM
I took my grandfather's 1873 Springfield rifle and refinished the wood, cleaned up the metal
and treated it with Eezox, bought a replica sling and cleaning rod, plus an original bayonet,
and then moun...
Posted in thread: M1895 Nagant pistol cartridge variations? on 06-10-2012 at 11:32 PM
I haven't fired the PVRI ammo in the Nagant but I've been told that it does not have the necked
down cartridge profile that the original Soviet cartridges inherently have. If that is true,
then they w...
Posted in thread: C&R license on 06-10-2012 at 01:20 AM
Mine took about five months last year. Seems that the responsible person for my area (New
England) had been temporarily assigned to other work. I had to call several times to get that
persons boss to ...
Posted in thread: M1895 Nagant pistol cartridge variations? on 06-10-2012 at 01:15 AM
I bought some of the surplus USSR ammo from SOG and it worked fine in my 95 Nagant. Expanded as
expected and was accurate. Getting the fired shells out with the Mickey Mouse extraction system
Posted in thread: Nagant Revolver on 05-01-2012 at 12:45 AM
The BuyMilSurp.com site has original Russian ammo for the Nagant revolver. I'll be shooting
some in the next couple of weeks in my 1945 Izhevsk revolver. It's the ammo type that has the
Posted in thread: Hello on 04-03-2012 at 01:38 AM
When I go to the Manchester Firing Line, I bring my own guns and my own ammo. That keeps the
cost down (especially when using Wally World ammo). They do, however, have some decent deals
for buying gun...
Posted in thread: 1957 Sturm Ruger Standard on 03-01-2012 at 12:31 AM
I have a standard (RST-4) manufactured in 1965. It's built like a tank and is very accurate.
When I first bought it it would not fire and when I stripped it down, I discovered that the
previous owner ...
Posted in thread: Hello on 02-17-2012 at 11:27 PM
I'm in Salem and a member at the Manchester Firing Line.
Posted in thread: Dumb question from new C&R licensee on 02-13-2012 at 09:33 PM
Send a copy to Midway too. They also will give you discounts.
Posted in thread: .22 pistol question. If you have any experience. on 01-26-2012 at 12:32 AM
I always take a 22 to the range and shoot it first. It may be an early 60's Ruger RST4 or a mid
50's S&W Model 17 or even a late model Ruger 22/45 (sometimes with a red dot installed). All
are fun to ...