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Posted in thread: Never, Ever.. on 09-13-2011 at 05:43 PM
Glad you have your rifle back. I must add that I personally find returns are worrysome on many
levels. They have been out of your control for some time and subject to who knows what. There
are those w...
Posted in thread: Gewehr 88/05 Kaboom? on 08-26-2011 at 12:31 AM
I have seen pics of 88s barrels and jackets ripped open right where left fingers would go. I
have personally seen an 88 carbine bbl split from chamber on. Not sure what caused either one
but would be ...
Posted in thread: Just shot a percussion cap muzzy for the first time. Wow on 08-20-2011 at 03:06 PM
I didn't belive it either until is happened to me :p:ptwice. I even went to plastic wads and
had similar but less drastic results. Our "wooly booger" weeds (the kind that stick burrs on
your clothes s...
Posted in thread: Is California really that bad? on 08-19-2011 at 08:00 PM
Since I'm still on my soapbox let me add a few observations:Most CA anti "anything" laws
actually increase sales by increasing demand. I know some proposed bans/controls (like Airsoft
and mail order h...
Posted in thread: Just shot a percussion cap muzzy for the first time. Wow on 08-19-2011 at 05:31 PM
Black powder is fun but somewhat weather dependent. Rain is tough but summertime can be a bit
dangerous due to fire hazard. I have my own range and resist shooting BP when the grass is dry.
Posted in thread: Is California really that bad? on 08-19-2011 at 05:21 PM
If your moving here for a high paying job i recommend a "golden parachute" as part of the deal.
CA companies aren't doing well and often lure folks here then change the rules/terms.
Posted in thread: Is California really that bad? on 08-19-2011 at 02:22 AM
AFIK California is got to be about the worst choice for a firearms owner/enthusiast to move to.
You get to (must) declare handguns (and some longguns) and if your lucky pay a stiff fee for
each they w...
Posted in thread: Just shot a percussion cap muzzy for the first time. Wow on 08-19-2011 at 02:09 AM
My favorite is my diixe tennesee poor boy .50. Hunted Pheasant and shot trap for many years
with a Pedersoli 12g double.
Posted in thread: milling machine...? on 08-18-2011 at 05:33 PM
I would suggest learning from a professional, I was taught by my dad and there are a few ways
you can really mess up, esp if you get your finger caught in the chuck. The nicest one I've
used had a dig...
Posted in thread: milling machine...? on 08-17-2011 at 11:29 PM
FWIW I have older RONG FU 20 taiwanese machine. It is a plain jane drill mill machine but will
do everything asked of it. Its a bridgeport copy, weighs about 400# and has (as the name
implies) a 20" t...