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    Made me look! Liberty is 40 miles down highway...

    Made me look! Liberty is 40 miles down highway 90 from me. Currently, there's a "Texas Armory" in Liberty and a "Liberty Amory" in Bellaire (S. Houston). Either there was a move or name change since...
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    GI Joe... That's a blast from the past! I'm 66...

    GI Joe... That's a blast from the past! I'm 66 and remember having one as a kid. Of course in today's world, the mere thought of them would a no-no...

    Russ
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    I have no idea what any of that means, but...

    I have no idea what any of that means, but congratulations! I think...

    Russ
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    Thanks Jim, I had no idea the rounds were...

    Thanks Jim, I had no idea the rounds were stripped from the rear. Very interesting!

    Russ
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    Not to thread jump, but does anyone have a decent...

    Not to thread jump, but does anyone have a decent vid of how these links are stripped off when firing? I could never get my head around how the bolt could jam a round into the chamber with when the...
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    Saw this today on Amazon Prime. It's either since...

    Saw this today on Amazon Prime. It's either since been dubbed into English, or I've gone senile because the actor's mouths actually appeared to be speaking English. I did catch a few of the CGI...
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    Good sign for your gun, not so much for mine....

    Good sign for your gun, not so much for mine. Someone before me used a grinder on the slide (album: 1913 Colt before and after - Album on Imgur). Haven't shot it yet, the firm that did the bluing ran...
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    I had my 1913 Colt reblued, those inspector marks...

    I had my 1913 Colt reblued, those inspector marks were the first thing to go <gulp!> as they are very shallow.

    Russ
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    Wow, that page format looks like the The U.S....

    Wow, that page format looks like the The U.S. Carbine Caliber .30 pages. Wonder if Bill is the author of that great site?

    Russ
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    My 3 digit local prefix starts with 291, once I...

    My 3 digit local prefix starts with 291, once I started getting scam calls starting with that prefix, I blocked all incoming calls starting with those numbers. There are prolly 250+ blocked calls...
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    In this day and age, does anyone actually answer...

    In this day and age, does anyone actually answer unknown numbers? I certainly do not. That's what voicemail is for!

    Russ
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    I once tried to get one of these morons to...

    I once tried to get one of these morons to explain what their gun parts "policy" was, they had no answer. Somewhat akin to havng an IRS agent answer a tax question over the phone. Some things never...
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    One ugly training dummy! Russ

    One ugly training dummy!

    Russ
  14. Ants, spiders, leeches, snakes... All come to...

    Ants, spiders, leeches, snakes... All come to mind!

    Russ
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    Thanks Steve, you did an awesome job! I was able...

    Thanks Steve, you did an awesome job! I was able to "snap" pix of the relevant pages on that book link, I seem to remember finding that, but was too, er, um, lazy to follow through on it...

    Russ
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    Unfortunately this is what happens when a few...

    Unfortunately this is what happens when a few densely populated "enclaves" are allowed to dictate policy for the others occupying 90% of the remaining area. Sad, but true. Having moved from NY to TX...
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    She be done! Turned out pretty nice, the printer...

    She be done! Turned out pretty nice, the printer charged me $80 plus shipping so I've got $170 total in the round. I've asked him if he wants me to put in a plug here for him in case there are...
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    I recently read "Spearhead" and was really kind...

    I recently read "Spearhead" and was really kind of shocked at how many guys survived a direct hit. Seems like an anti tank round either bouncing around or even just piercing the shell would be fatal...
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    I found I had a "toggle switch" in my add-ons to...

    I found I had a "toggle switch" in my add-ons to en/disable Java, but removing it didn't fix the problem. I can find no reference to Javascript within FF on this laptop and will need to find out why....
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    Sorry it's been awhile. Smiley: :wave: Link...

    Sorry it's been awhile. Smiley: :wave: Link

    Seems to work from my other 'puter, I'll need to do some poking around on the laptop...

    Russ
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    Step one on my "new" primer. Got it turned and...

    Step one on my "new" primer. Got it turned and threaded from aluminum bar stock on my old pre-war II Atlas. First time I've cut threads on a lathe since 1972! I don't have a mill so I'm leaving the...
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    Thanks Charlie, I'd seen them all except the...

    Thanks Charlie, I'd seen them all except the first one (illum shell). We're gonna go with yellow, it's the only color that seems to be "out there" in the explorable universe. I've seen pix of one...
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    For every one they find, how many get through?...

    For every one they find, how many get through? Same here in the States with drugs, guns, illegals, etc...

    Russ
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    Hi All, I found a guy on E-Bay that 3D-printed...

    Hi All,

    I found a guy on E-Bay that 3D-printed me a shell with fuze, vaguely going by dims off the 'net. He's waiting on me to state what color to paint it and what text to stencil onto it. I have...
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    I've been researching my 4" Kriegsmarine U-Boat...

    I've been researching my 4" Kriegsmarine U-Boat deck gun shell casing and can say without a doubt that "metric vs inch vs actual projectile diameter" is not as cut and dry as you'd think. The throat...
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