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Forum: Rifles Yesterday, 09:49 AM
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Posted By byf43
NICE group!

NICE group!
Forum: Southern Maryland Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By byf43
St. Charles Sportsmans Club is a "members only"...

St. Charles Sportsmans Club is a "members only" facility, HOWEVER!, members CAN bring guests.

IF memory serves me, the guest has to pay for range time.

Yes, you can bring your own ammo.

I...
Forum: Southern Maryland October 11th, 2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By byf43
When my youngest son "tore up" the '99 SuperDuty,...

When my youngest son "tore up" the '99 SuperDuty, I wound up taking it to Dave's Autobody, on Rte. 925, here in "Waldawf".

Tina Cole is the shop manager.

They were straight shooters, and fixed...
Forum: Rifles September 25th, 2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,913
Posted By byf43
1979. Remington 700 ADL in .30-'06 w/...

1979.

Remington 700 ADL in .30-'06 w/ Redfield 3-9 scope, in Leupold rings/mount, already on it.

Bought it used, at Realco Guns on Marlboro Pike.



Everything was downhill, from...
Forum: Shotguns September 18th, 2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,758
Posted By byf43
870. Period. I'm no fan of the Mossberg 500...

870. Period.

I'm no fan of the Mossberg 500 line. Been there. Done that. Had the headaches.

Aluminum receiver.
The 500 that I had, developed a burr on the disconnect, and even after going...
Forum: Shotguns September 18th, 2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By byf43
I've taken a back-up gun on a hunt, once. ...

I've taken a back-up gun on a hunt, once.

1989. Northern Ontario, Canada - black bear.

I took my '06 and for back-up took my 870 Wingmaster with a Hastings 26" fully rifled barrel and 3" BRI...
Forum: Shotguns September 18th, 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By byf43
Gobblin' Thunder. Period. I bought...

Gobblin' Thunder.

Period.


I bought two. Have one on my 1100 standard.
At 25 yards, THREE shots of #5 ALL of the pellets, except for a half dozen, were in a 14" circle.
Forum: Rifles September 5th, 2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By byf43
Thanks. My son and I are fully aware of...

Thanks.

My son and I are fully aware of this.
I've been buying firearms for over 40 years, now.

For this rifle, the point is moot, since he's decided to not buy the AR, and has gone in a...
Forum: Reloading August 29th, 2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By byf43
Yes, indeed. It does look familiar!!!!!!! ...

Yes, indeed.

It does look familiar!!!!!!! :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Forum: Reloading August 29th, 2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By byf43
^^^Pretty much the same. I have used H-4895...

^^^Pretty much the same.

I have used H-4895 and also W-748 with very good results (from 55 grain to 69 grain).


This gray-haired, old, fat man LIKES H-335!!
Forum: Reloading August 29th, 2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By byf43
Thanks everyone!!!!!! Looks like I have a...

Thanks everyone!!!!!!


Looks like I have a decent starting point................. for now.

Please!!! Keep the info coming.
Forum: Reloading August 26th, 2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By byf43
Thanks. I'll do some reading on these powders...

Thanks. I'll do some reading on these powders tomorrow.





Thanks, Buff!!!!!!
Forum: Reloading August 25th, 2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By byf43
Thanks, Buff. Look forward to reading what...

Thanks, Buff. Look forward to reading what you're using. :thumbsup:



Thanks, Mike!
Looks like we'll be doing some testing, pretty soon.



I've not used very many IMR powders.
Forum: Reloading August 25th, 2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By byf43
Right now, I've got some Hornady 165 gr, Sierra...

Right now, I've got some Hornady 165 gr, Sierra 165 and 168 grain.

I'm picking his brain, trying to find out IF he's just going to be punching paper, or if he's going to use it for hunting.
...
Forum: Reloading August 25th, 2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By byf43
Thanks, Rock! Saw some data on the H1000,...

Thanks, Rock!

Saw some data on the H1000, last night.
Forum: Rifles August 25th, 2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By byf43
Well, it seems that my youngest boy has lost...

Well, it seems that my youngest boy has lost interest in getting another AR.

A few days ago, we met another MDS member, up in Hanover, and my son took possession of a .243.

We later walked...
Forum: Reloading August 25th, 2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By byf43
.300 WinMag -

Good morning, everyone.

My youngest son just bought a Remington 700 "long range" in .300 WinMag.

Just curious.

Those of us that load for this, what is your favorite powder for this...
Forum: Wanted to Buy August 22nd, 2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By byf43
You know...... you are probably right. I...

You know...... you are probably right.

I haven't visited my 'stash' in quite a while.
I was at work when I posted.

Sorry. Didn't mean to make improper/wrong post.

I'll have to go 'dig...
Forum: Rifles August 20th, 2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By byf43
I've already TRIED to tell him that assembling...

I've already TRIED to tell him that assembling any 'banned' parts, after the date of the 'ban' (10/1/2013 IF memory serves me) could/would get him into a world of $#!+.
I've also told him that if he...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 18th, 2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By byf43
I've worked on more than one loose sight, and...

I've worked on more than one loose sight, and peening the slide and/or the rear sight is the LAST thing I'd tell anyone to do. (Unless they've successfully done it, several times!)

You can easily...
Forum: Wanted to Buy August 18th, 2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By byf43
Remington/Zastava mdl 798

My youngest son is looking for a Remington/Zastava mdl 798 in .243 or .308.

(I don't even know if they were manufactured in .243.) :shrug:


Thanks for looking.
Forum: Wanted to Buy August 18th, 2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By byf43
Anyone can say what they want about the Gen1...

Anyone can say what they want about the Gen1 Scion xB.

My '04 xB was the best car I ever owned, period............ until that freak hailstorm a few years ago. (2010, I think.)

Danged car...
Forum: Rifles August 18th, 2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By byf43
Any 'buying' of uppers and/or barrels is his...

Any 'buying' of uppers and/or barrels is his "biness".

I've gotten 'bitten' a time or three, by trying to help "the boy" out.
Nope. He's on his own for this one.

Now, I'll remove/re-install a...
Forum: Rifles August 18th, 2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By byf43
He seems to think that IF the seller brings the...

He seems to think that IF the seller brings the lower to the local FFL, and he buys it, then he can put the original upper on the lower, at any time.

I tell him, "No. You can't do that. Only...
Forum: Rifles August 16th, 2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By byf43
Correct. He has no pre-ban AR. I have a couple...

Correct. He has no pre-ban AR. I have a couple of them, though.

I personally haven't seen the offered AR.
Supposedly, the seller has two ARs for sale. One definitely is an M4 configuration...
Forum: Rifles August 16th, 2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By byf43
Help settle a bet -

Please help me settle a bet.

My youngest son was offered an AR-15 for a STOOPID low price.
This AR is currently in Virginia. (The seller is a co-worker and friend of my son's.)

He THINKS it...
Forum: Wanted to Buy August 16th, 2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By byf43
chooks9: I bought several cases of Yugo...

chooks9:

I bought several cases of Yugo (corrosive) 7.92x57mm (8mm Mauser) several years ago.
Shoots really well from my 3 K98k rifles.

I can let one case (1200 rounds) go. (Don't really need...
Forum: Reloading August 14th, 2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By byf43
Ya know, I didn't even think about the shorter...

Ya know, I didn't even think about the shorter length of the Hornady brass, when I ordered some, a while back. (Haven't opened the box, either.


I'm going to have to check, to make sure this...
Forum: Rifles August 11th, 2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,342
Posted By byf43
I was reading on another site, where the owner of...

I was reading on another site, where the owner of an 1895 was having problems with shots starting to look like a "pattern" after the barrel warms up.

I can't picture the fore-end on the 1895CB in...
Forum: Wanted to Buy August 10th, 2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By byf43
ammunition2go.com is one of the best/lowest price...

ammunition2go.com is one of the best/lowest price places.

Personally, I prefer the 165 HST. :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Forum: Reloading August 3rd, 2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,129
Posted By byf43
Corncob. Ground walnut shells (lizard bedding). ...

Corncob. Ground walnut shells (lizard bedding).

On the Dillon, I don't even give them a second thought.

When working up a load, or loading on the RockChucker, I'll clean the primer pocket and...
Forum: Reloading July 26th, 2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By byf43
Sierra 168 grain BTHP MatchKings LC69 or LC72...

Sierra 168 grain BTHP MatchKings
LC69 or LC72 brass.
Winchester 748 powder (W748) 47.7 grains. (2650 fps in a DCM M1 Garand accurized by Bob Minnick)
CCI LR primers
Forum: Shotguns July 14th, 2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,734
Posted By byf43
Remington 1100 is THE shotgun I'd choose for...

Remington 1100 is THE shotgun I'd choose for Trap. Period. (Maybe, that's why I have two of 'em!) :D


There WAS a Remington 11-87 in the classifieds. Good-lookin' scattergun, in my...
Forum: Rifles July 14th, 2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,974
Posted By byf43
For ALL of my semi-auto rifles, I use RCBS...

For ALL of my semi-auto rifles, I use RCBS "Competition Dies".
I've NEVER had a problem with a round NOT going "bang"!

Now, keep in mind........... when I bought these die sets, they were only...
Forum: Rifles July 14th, 2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,279
Posted By byf43
I REALLY like my lever guns. Let's...

I REALLY like my lever guns.

Let's see................


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