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Forum: Recreational Shooting July 15th, 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,392
Posted By noahhh
Sounds like they had the skill level of a ragtag...

Sounds like they had the skill level of a ragtag bunch of jihadi's armed with Cold War surplus AK's.
Forum: Handguns July 11th, 2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By noahhh
My little Walther, a 1940-vintage PP my uncle...

My little Walther, a 1940-vintage PP my uncle brought back from the European Unpleasantness in 1945, is stupid accurate and has a marvelous single-action trigger pull. I often wished though that the...
Forum: Introductions May 29th, 2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,869
Posted By noahhh
...And that's precisely why I haven't gotten one....

...And that's precisely why I haven't gotten one.

I don't know the answer to your dilemma. Sorry.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 7th, 2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By noahhh
I'm impressed beyond words.

I'm impressed beyond words.
Forum: Western Maryland April 2nd, 2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,150
Posted By noahhh
I've never had anything but positive experiences...

I've never had anything but positive experiences at Hendershot's. I liked the old store but disliked the hike to get to it. I bought a few high quality rifles at the Hagerstown store over the years,...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 1st, 2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,341
Posted By noahhh
You.Damned.Betcha.

You.Damned.Betcha.
Forum: Rimfire February 15th, 2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,321
Posted By noahhh
1932-vintage Springfield M2, concurrently with a...

1932-vintage Springfield M2, concurrently with a 1929-vintage Remington 12C. It was a good day. The week before that was a 1935-vintage Winchester M52 Pre-A. Been on a roll.

Out of a couple dozen...
Forum: Capital Region January 29th, 2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,693
Posted By noahhh
I never had a bad experience at either location....

I never had a bad experience at either location. I've become friendly with Vance- he always has a smile and a friendly greeting whenever I see him. I have bought a few guns there, certainly no high...
Forum: Capital Region January 29th, 2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,693
Posted By noahhh
I never had a bad experience at either location....

I never had a bad experience at either location. I've become friendly with Vance- he always has a smile and a friendly greeting whenever I see him. I have bought a few guns there, certainly no high...
Forum: Capital Region January 28th, 2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,693
Posted By noahhh
Which range is this?

Which range is this?
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 13th, 2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By noahhh
I would look upon this one as a prime candidate...

I would look upon this one as a prime candidate for classy sporterization. Replace the funky stock (I don't see how else to rid it of the weird shaped pistol grip), replace the Williams sight with a...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 28th, 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,273
Posted By noahhh
Bought my tickets just now, Hagerstown theater....

Bought my tickets just now, Hagerstown theater. Been wanting to see it since I first was aware of it. I was resigned to waiting for it on DVD but am excited to see it on the big screen. Thanks for...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 20th, 2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 995
Posted By noahhh
For me it would be .25-20 Single Shot brass, and...

For me it would be .25-20 Single Shot brass, and the .22 wildcats based on it.

I always had a hankering to build a .276 Pederson, but with non-existent brass...
Forum: Reloading November 6th, 2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By noahhh
Load your "general use" ammo with Hornady 55gr....

Load your "general use" ammo with Hornady 55gr. SP's. They'll work ok on deer, trust me. I shoot bazillions of those bullets- very accurate for me, and can be had at great prices if you shop around a...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 9th, 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By noahhh
Very very nice. How's the bore?

Very very nice. How's the bore?
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 4th, 2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By noahhh
My take on it is that it is a military rifle,...

My take on it is that it is a military rifle, probably a VZ-24, that somebody dropped into a Bishop aftermarket stock. Reblued for sure, and with 1909 Argentine bottom metal (or a clone thereof)...
Forum: Wanted to Buy September 12th, 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,266
Posted By noahhh
May I suggest checking Gunbroker? There's a...

May I suggest checking Gunbroker? There's a Winchester M54 .30-30 Carbine with bidding holding at $500+ change with two days left to run. (And this one has a Lyman 48 sight on it which is worth in...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 12th, 2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,461
Posted By noahhh
Nice job of work!

Nice job of work!
Forum: Gunsmithing August 30th, 2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,952
Posted By noahhh
Just an observation. Having owned and used a...

Just an observation. Having owned and used a bunch of Colt 1911's, from 100 year old commercial models through GI A1's to Series 70's, I never owned a jamomatic. They all cycled flawlessly. It's when...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 16th, 2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,317
Posted By noahhh
Wait a minute. Is that a Norwegian Krag?

Wait a minute. Is that a Norwegian Krag?
Forum: Gunsmithing August 16th, 2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,317
Posted By noahhh
The root of the bolt handle is a secondary safety...

The root of the bolt handle is a secondary safety lug, more so on the M1892-96 shown above than on the later M1898, but the main safety lug is the long one on the side of the bolt body. In the event...
Forum: Outdoor Sports August 16th, 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,799
Posted By noahhh
Twice we had squirrels chew through flexible gas...

Twice we had squirrels chew through flexible gas lines on cars (which makes for an exciting moment at a red light when others see the rapidly spreading puddles). I declared war on the buggers with a...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 15th, 2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,317
Posted By noahhh
During the later active duty life of the U.S....

During the later active duty life of the U.S. Krag, the Ordnance department jacked up velocity of 220 grain ball ammo from its original 2000 fps to 2200 fps in an effort to "modernize" the cartridge...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 14th, 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,317
Posted By noahhh
Do not go sticking a .30-06 in a U.S. Krag! Even...

Do not go sticking a .30-06 in a U.S. Krag! Even if you are conscientious and feed it light loads sure as heck some dumb schmuck will come along eventually and jack up his world by firing modern high...
Forum: Recreational Shooting August 7th, 2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,912
Posted By noahhh
Another thing to consider about AAFG, besides the...

Another thing to consider about AAFG, besides the hoops they make a newbie jump through to attain full membership, is their greatly restricted hours for shooting. If your personal schedule is...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 21st, 2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 13,956
Posted By noahhh
Bravo to all the narrow-minded but "principled"...

Bravo to all the narrow-minded but "principled" people who would rather piss away their vote on a 3rd party candidate who hasn't a ghost of a chance of winning, or not vote at all. Wake up to the...
Forum: Central Maryland June 17th, 2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,310
Posted By noahhh
Perhaps one of the Civil War battlefields,...

Perhaps one of the Civil War battlefields, Antietam or Gettysburg? The Naval Academy here in Annapolis followed by lunch and window shopping downtown? A day of walking on the C&O Canal anywhere...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 15th, 2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,839
Posted By noahhh
As a collector of things Savage, allow me to...

As a collector of things Savage, allow me to congratulate you on a seriously great acquisition. Well played!
Forum: National 2A Issues June 13th, 2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,550
Posted By noahhh
Ditto. I wouldn't piss on Frosh if his pants...

Ditto.

I wouldn't piss on Frosh if his pants were on fire.
Forum: Gun Shows May 24th, 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By noahhh
I bought guns there a few times and all I had to...

I bought guns there a few times and all I had to do was fill out the form, do the NICS check, and go home with the gun.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 17th, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 45,792
Posted By noahhh
Indeed, I get all the Hogan bashing, and believe...

Indeed, I get all the Hogan bashing, and believe me when I say I am disgruntled by his 2A performance. But, look at the Democraps who are lining up against him. They are a bunch of brain dead rabid...
Forum: Reloading April 22nd, 2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,338
Posted By noahhh
I'll state up front I have no interest in the...

I'll state up front I have no interest in the lead. I have plenty. It does appear to be soft "plumber's" lead, pretty close to pure soft lead. As such it's mainly good for muzzle loading projectiles....
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 16th, 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By noahhh
Yep, she shoots. And yes, I'm a happy camper. 10...

Yep, she shoots. And yes, I'm a happy camper. 10 3-shot groups all under an inch, a couple smaller than this one. Who says cast bullets aren't as accurate as jacketed?
...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 12th, 2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,577
Posted By noahhh
I've used Criterion barrels on four rifles so...

I've used Criterion barrels on four rifles so far. I have gotten better accuracy than I ever did with any gov't barrels, and I've had some good gov't barrels.
Forum: Reloading April 3rd, 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,623
Posted By noahhh
When in the area around Hagerstown, check out The...

When in the area around Hagerstown, check out The Arrow and Bullet. He keeps a good supply of powder and primers on hand and his prices are better than Hafer's and way better than Hendershott's.
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