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Forum: Air Guns Yesterday, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By John from MD
Forgive me if I don't run out and open mine up to...

Forgive me if I don't run out and open mine up to see what could of happened. These days, if my equipment is working, I don't play around with them. :lol:
Forum: Gunsmithing Yesterday, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 496
Posted By John from MD
One more thing you can try. Pull the recoil rod...

One more thing you can try. Pull the recoil rod and spring and hand operate the pistol slowly with a loaded magazine. Keep gun pointed in a safe direction and finger away from trigger. You should...
Forum: Gunsmithing Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 496
Posted By John from MD
Could be. Us a caliper and check that the mouth...

Could be. Us a caliper and check that the mouth is smaller than the brass 1/8 inch below it.
Forum: Gunsmithing Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 496
Posted By John from MD
David, Polish up the breech face and the top...

David,

Polish up the breech face and the top of the chamber and see how that works for you.
Forum: Air Guns Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By John from MD
Well, in that case, I suggest you invest in a...

Well, in that case, I suggest you invest in a lifting weight set and a trigger finger exerciser 'cause you will need all the strength you can get to hold that telephone pole. :lol:
Forum: Air Guns Yesterday, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By John from MD
It really depends what kind of shooting you want...

It really depends what kind of shooting you want to train for. There are Olympic air rifles that are used for CMP events but they don't look anything like a Garand. Their is one that looks similar...
Forum: Air Guns Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By John from MD
Did you have the pressure and drain valves open...

Did you have the pressure and drain valves open before you hit the button? It sounds like it may have blown a start capacitor (if it has one).
Forum: Air Guns Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By John from MD
Congrats on the new air rifle. If you aren't too...

Congrats on the new air rifle. If you aren't too familiar with them, they are pretty picky about pellets. One pellet you should always try is the Crosman Premier hollow point. These are available...
Forum: Gun Shows Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By John from MD
Don't give up so quick. A little hondling works...

Don't give up so quick. A little hondling works wonders as most people are afraid to initiate the discussion. ;)
Forum: Introductions April 16th, 2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By John from MD
You are welcome. :patriot:

You are welcome. :patriot:
Forum: Introductions April 16th, 2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By John from MD
Welcome from Davidsonville. :wave:

Welcome from Davidsonville. :wave:
Forum: Reloading April 16th, 2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,125
Views: 236,806
Posted By John from MD
Nice Job!

Nice Job!
Forum: Reloading April 15th, 2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2,125
Views: 236,806
Posted By John from MD
Loaded up 50 .45 Colt rounds for tomorrow.

Loaded up 50 .45 Colt rounds for tomorrow.
Forum: Olight USA April 15th, 2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,045
Posted By John from MD
I would be careful using words like s....s and...

I would be careful using words like s....s and s....M.....s these days. It appears that you must be of a certain skin color to be able to use those words. :innocent0
Forum: Gunsmithing April 15th, 2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 496
Posted By John from MD
1. If you are shooting semi wadcutters, you...

1. If you are shooting semi wadcutters, you should only have 1/16 of an inch of the should showing outside the case. 2 the bottom of the extractor should be radiused so that it allows the case to...
Forum: Introductions April 15th, 2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By John from MD
Welcome from Davidsonville. :wave:

Welcome from Davidsonville. :wave:
Forum: Air Guns April 15th, 2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By John from MD
Da nada.

Da nada.
Forum: National 2A Issues April 15th, 2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By John from MD
When I renew my Florida CCW, I just go to...

When I renew my Florida CCW, I just go to Frederick Sheriff's office and they give me the standard FBI print card.
Forum: Air Guns April 15th, 2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By John from MD
Bowie WM has .22 pellets

Just came back from Bowie with a couple of cans of Crosman Premiers. They have both Premiers and Piranha in .177 and .22.
Forum: Air Guns April 15th, 2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,588
Posted By John from MD
Pellets will bounce off plywood but they don't...

Pellets will bounce off plywood but they don't get far. Even my .22 PCP with 20 gn pellets at 900 FPS will flatten and land within 10 feet.

Now, if you want to get injured, shoot BB's at...
Forum: Optics April 14th, 2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By John from MD
Third for the Warne rings.

Third for the Warne rings.
Forum: The Depot April 14th, 2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,010
Posted By John from MD
Me too! Coming Friday. :party29:

Me too! Coming Friday. :party29:
Forum: Black Powder April 14th, 2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By John from MD
For sure. I can't imagine what they would use a...

For sure. I can't imagine what they would use a short 8 gauge for. :shrug:
Forum: Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association April 13th, 2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By John from MD
Thank you for standing up for the rights of...

Thank you for standing up for the rights of Maryland's Patriots. :party29::party29::party29:
Forum: Black Powder April 13th, 2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By John from MD
Is it a "Punt" gun? How long are the...

Is it a "Punt" gun? How long are the barrels?
Forum: Reloading April 13th, 2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By John from MD
Chamber casting, slugging the barrel are done the...

Chamber casting, slugging the barrel are done the same way with Cerrosafe. You can make a cast of your chamber and lead and another of your muzzle to check for wear and erosion. The process is much...
Forum: Introductions April 13th, 2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,066
Posted By John from MD
Welcome from Davidsonville. :wave:

Welcome from Davidsonville. :wave:
Forum: Air Guns April 13th, 2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,588
Posted By John from MD
If you have a solid backstop ( I use a pallet and...

If you have a solid backstop ( I use a pallet and fill it in with stone), and your rifle has a good moderator, you shouldn't have any issues. My backstop stops everything including .22 long rifle...
Forum: Reloading April 13th, 2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By John from MD
Maybe you missed Melnic's tutorial on bore...

Maybe you missed Melnic's tutorial on bore slugging so here it is.

https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?254286&p=6232621#post6232621
Forum: Reloading April 12th, 2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By John from MD
It's easier to buy sinkers at Bass Pro, they are...

It's easier to buy sinkers at Bass Pro, they are already drilled.
Forum: Reloading April 12th, 2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By John from MD
Why are you pounding a bullet in from the muzzle?...

Why are you pounding a bullet in from the muzzle? If you don't want to do a bore cast, it is much easier ( and less damaging) to drop a soft ball into the chamber and push it through.
Forum: Black Powder April 12th, 2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By John from MD
It doesn't matter. Just put 50 grains of powder,...

It doesn't matter. Just put 50 grains of powder, 20 grains of corn meal and pack a wad of dry toilet paper on top. It will work just like a wad.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 12th, 2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By John from MD
If you are shooting deer in Maryland, either will...

If you are shooting deer in Maryland, either will work. If you are shooting mule deer in Wyoming, I would go with the one with the highest BC.
Forum: Black Powder April 12th, 2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By John from MD
They are good for making noise with BP on New...

They are good for making noise with BP on New Years and Independence Day. Don't put shot in it though.
Forum: Olight USA April 12th, 2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,045
Posted By John from MD
Well, I have a bunch of Crimson Trace stuff and,...

Well, I have a bunch of Crimson Trace stuff and, over the last 5 years, the QC has become almost nonexistent. Getting hold of their customer service is almost impossible also.

I also dumped...
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