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  1. There was a pic on you tube where someone had...

    There was a pic on you tube where someone had written on the barrel of the main gun "wolverines" just like it was done in the movie "Red Dawn". More than a couple videos on you tube where you see a...
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    If you wish to clean out the junk inside the...

    If you wish to clean out the junk inside the case, get some Naval Jelly or phosphoric acid basically the same stuff. Clean out the heavier stuff. And you will need some chemical resistant gloves with...
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    I know I will never forget December 7th 1941. My...

    I know I will never forget December 7th 1941. My ship was the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVA42. Went to the scrappers in either '77 or '78. Still have the photos and memories. Snipes Rule!!. And agree...
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    I shoot cast bullets in some of my mil surps. So...

    I shoot cast bullets in some of my mil surps. So got pretty picky about the condition of the barrels in the rifles I have bought. With the exception of a few bought within the last ten years, most if...
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    I rescued a 1903A1 Springfield that Bubba had...

    I rescued a 1903A1 Springfield that Bubba had lavished his love on. Had a NOS Remington 1943 barrel installed and did all the sanding and polishing after that, also redid the Bishop or Fajen sporter...
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    Paco, WOW,Awesome and duly impressed to say the...

    Paco, WOW,Awesome and duly impressed to say the least. One of my favorite handguns the Browning High Power in 9mm. Course love the 50 cal as well. Frank
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    Have shot the Lake City 1963 match M72 ammo in...

    Have shot the Lake City 1963 match M72 ammo in both my sporterized 1903A3 and a Sako 75 Hunter also in 30-06. Proved to be very accurate in both. Frank
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    You could try a mixture of acetone and...

    You could try a mixture of acetone and transmission fluid. Seal up the chamber end with a rubber stopper, pour the atf/acetone down the muzzle and let sit for a couple days. Stick the barreled action...
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    I've used acetone to degrease the wood on a...

    I've used acetone to degrease the wood on a Ishapore #4 mk1 as the draws were mush. Had some 1/2" oak I had bought for a project and cut the damaged wood from both sides of the trigger slot from top...
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    My South African 7.62x51 is still in the sealed...

    My South African 7.62x51 is still in the sealed dark brown plastic "battle packs" 140 rounds to each battle pack. Good accurate ammo non corrosive but berdan primed. Frank
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    What I found interesting was the Bren gun atop...

    What I found interesting was the Bren gun atop the breech firing as well. Never saw anything like that. Bofor's gun's that I gave seen usually had twin guns with loaders dropping in 4 round clips as...
  12. I use a Lyman 314299 which was originally...

    I use a Lyman 314299 which was originally designed for the 303 British. Night Owl Enterprises or NOE makes a bullet mold based on the Lyman 314299. It does cast a fatter bullet at .316, don't have...
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    Was shooting some Yugo heavy ball in my Russian...

    Was shooting some Yugo heavy ball in my Russian M44 and while shooting it did notice the muzzle flash, one of the other shooters came down and said pretty impressive. Gave him 5 rounds and try it...
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    I believe the French loaded M1 carbine with...

    I believe the French loaded M1 carbine with corrosive primers. From what I've read it's way beyond the mildly corrosive moniker some dealers use when selling corrosive ammo. From where I'm at, it's...
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    Value? M72 match ammunition is my weakness. Bought a...

    M72 match ammunition is my weakness. Bought a couple ammo cans and for more years than I want to remember have slowly shot one can up and down to about a few hundred rounds. Off the top of my head...
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    Things may be different here in the U.S., but...

    Things may be different here in the U.S., but one of the recruits in our boot camp company back in 1964 was from Canada. Wanted to become a U.S. citizen. So enlisted in the navy and had to serve 4...
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    I had 4 pre '64 model 70 target rifles over the...

    I had 4 pre '64 model 70 target rifles over the years and every one had a after market barrel that had replaced the original Winchester barrel. No longer have any of the pre '64 model 70 target...
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    Tip of the hat to you sir. I've only gone through...

    Tip of the hat to you sir. I've only gone through two pages but man what work you did. You should be extremely proud of what you have accomplished. I couldn't even begin to understand all of the work...
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    Had a buddy who taught concealed carry classes....

    Had a buddy who taught concealed carry classes. He used to sweep up all the brass and dump it in 5 gallon buckets and take it home. Finally got tired of all the brass sweeping so asked me if I wanted...
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    May not be much but chcek out Liberty Tree...

    May not be much but chcek out Liberty Tree collectors. Frank
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    The bolts on the 1903A4 sniper rifles can cost a...

    The bolts on the 1903A4 sniper rifles can cost a chunk of change. Last one I saw which was an original was going for $300 for the complete bolt. I bought mine from a dealer friend over 30 years ago...
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    Ah the statute of limitations. Well when we did...

    Ah the statute of limitations. Well when we did out Westpac cruise they made up ashtrays for all the officers from fired 5"54 brass shell casings. Mine came out of a dumpster that was on the dock...
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    Minwax makes a wood conditioner that preps the...

    Minwax makes a wood conditioner that preps the wood prior to applying the stain. From what I remember it allows the stain to be applied evenly in the wood. Frank
  24. Had a good friend who owned two gun shops and one...

    Had a good friend who owned two gun shops and one of his passions were collecting target rifles. Due to space limitations in his main store were just a few of the many ones he collected. Definitely...
  25. Thread: My Fire!

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    What's that saying "dogs have people and cats...

    What's that saying "dogs have people and cats have staff?". Looks all nice and comfy there. Frank
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