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Forum: Rifles December 10th, 2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Melnic
AR Restro Build need to buy Barrel

Took to range for first time this morning. Adjusted the sights off the rest at 50 yards then banged steel offhand at 100. Other AR is my 2nd pre oct 2013 with a surplus upper Gus was selling at a...
Forum: Rifles December 9th, 2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Melnic
AR Restro Build need to buy Barrel

Barrel with assembled FSB arrived today. Put it all together except the front sling ring. Pic with a Standard capacity GI mag.
So I'm $450 into this plus my Pre oct 2013 Lower (priceless) and...
Forum: Rimfire December 9th, 2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 358,902
Posted By Melnic
Man, some of the lighting and photography work on...

Man, some of the lighting and photography work on this last page is great.
KOBOLD, what are you using for lighting?
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 9th, 2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,262
Posted By Melnic
I've heard that many times but had already...

I've heard that many times but had already purchased a box of them. Don't know if I'm the lucky one but I"ve had good luck with them. Unless I pull a box of Wolf ammo instead of taking my ammo box...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 9th, 2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,262
Posted By Melnic
If you want quick reloads with an SKS, try...

If you want quick reloads with an SKS, try stripper clips, its very fast once you learn how to do it.
Forum: Air Guns December 8th, 2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By Melnic
Is the scuba tank at 3000 psi or 1000? I thought...

Is the scuba tank at 3000 psi or 1000? I thought fill was 3000psi? how do you go from 1000 up to 3000?

For scuba you also have a yearly inspection don't you plus another one every couple years?
Forum: Rifles December 7th, 2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 16,215
Posted By Melnic
At least 2 ARs, 2 9mm Pistols, a 22 and an SKS....

At least 2 ARs, 2 9mm Pistols, a 22 and an SKS. Enough room after that, a 308 hunting rifle
223 is what I have the most surplus of other than 22.

Never just one rifle. I have a family with...
Forum: Rimfire December 6th, 2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By Melnic
Malin model 795 & Model 70PSS Papoose

Not sure what custom trigger I put in here a few years ago. Nice and crisp.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191206/6d4d3adb0ede1e980e64430fea8867a6.jpg...
Forum: Rimfire December 6th, 2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,373
Posted By Melnic
LOL, took the sedan to the range today and did...

LOL, took the sedan to the range today and did not bring a rifle rest to check the sights before I went offhand. Made that mistake several times before. Plus you never know when you will drive up...
Forum: Rimfire December 6th, 2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,373
Posted By Melnic
Rimfire Range PICS thread

Brining this thread back to life.
The thread on the Marlin 795 wanted me to. Ring it out again
Marlin 795
Savage model 1914 pump
Henry 22 lever

Shooting steel at 100 yards today ...
Forum: Rimfire December 5th, 2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By Melnic
I purchased a 795 years ago when the 10/22 was...

I purchased a 795 years ago when the 10/22 was hard to find. The sight that came with it is very basic and switched to tech sights after first putting fire sights on it. I also switched to an...
Forum: Gunsmithing December 3rd, 2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By Melnic
That looks like the appropriate spanner may fit. ...

That looks like the appropriate spanner may fit.
Spanners are common security fastiners to "avoid" easy turning. Used some in bathroom stalls and such.
...
Forum: National 2A Issues December 2nd, 2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 687
Posted By Melnic
I bet a lot of snowflakes are hitting yes just...

I bet a lot of snowflakes are hitting yes just cause it says the word sanctuary


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Forum: Maryland 2A Issues December 2nd, 2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,124
Posted By Melnic
I"m willing to pay 10 cents per illegal gun...

I"m willing to pay 10 cents per illegal gun possession crime conviction in the city of Baltimore per year.
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 2nd, 2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By Melnic
Fyi, anyone going to Clints, they moved to the...

Fyi, anyone going to Clints, they moved to the north side of I-70 into a bigger place. Use the new address and not where you went to them before.
Forum: Reloading December 2nd, 2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By Melnic
For reference (post of a post reported from a...

For reference (post of a post reported from a speer manual)
I swear I found a post once from CCI that showed the energy closer to each other and listed the CUP thickness....
Forum: Comments and Suggestions December 2nd, 2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 907
Posted By Melnic
This is where I go, plus i can eyeball the...

This is where I go, plus i can eyeball the collection on the walls that he won't sell.

This is where I have also purchased primers when I run out and wanting to buy local
Forum: Handguns December 1st, 2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Melnic
Wasn't there a thread on a "firearm" AR (or was...

Wasn't there a thread on a "firearm" AR (or was it AK?) somewhere (maybe not on MDS) it may have required an NFA stamp
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 30th, 2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By Melnic
NIce collection 22 pumps are underappreciated....

NIce collection
22 pumps are underappreciated. I have an old C&R age Savage and it shoots pretty good. Had my newer Henry shooting steel offhand the other day. FUN stuff.
Forum: Rifles November 30th, 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Melnic
Ok I’ll get a barrel with the FSB Looks like...

Ok
I’ll get a barrel with the FSB
Looks like I get one with Non F marked and Triangle?

Here is a partial assembly pic

rear butt plate is cracked but not falling apart. Could epoxy from the...
Forum: Rifles November 30th, 2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Melnic
AR Retro Build need to buy Barrel

OK,
I have an M16A1 parts kit that has everything but the Lower and barrel.
My lower is a Stag Pre August 2013 so I can put anything I want onto it.
I previously had an M4 Style carbine Upper on...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 28th, 2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By Melnic
traditionally, the Type 53 Mosin was less in...

traditionally, the Type 53 Mosin was less in price than the Russian M44
Type 53 bores can be anywhere from frosty and worn down to pretty good.
Many Type 53 rifles will have a mismatched bolt...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 28th, 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Melnic
looks good, since its a 22, do you still need to...

looks good, since its a 22, do you still need to install the recoil blocks?
Forum: Reloading November 28th, 2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 117,965
Posted By Melnic
Loaded up 60 rounds of 8mm mauser using some...

Loaded up 60 rounds of 8mm mauser using some pulled Iranian surplus

Couple days before that I loaded up 223 plinking ammo. About 200 rounds of it. I use nosler varminter bullets which are good...
Forum: Southern Maryland November 27th, 2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Melnic
upper assemblies and any other parts OTHER than...

upper assemblies and any other parts OTHER than the AR Lower receiver can be shipped to your door.
Only attach it to a Lower that was purchased as "OTHER" or "Pistol" in a Pistol configuration...
Forum: Introductions November 27th, 2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By Melnic
30-06 too much for deer? Huh I agree, single...

30-06 too much for deer? Huh

I agree, single load is the answer for now if you have the location to hunt. Remember, some counties are SHOTGUN SLUG/Sabot only.

Hope you checked your rifle...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 25th, 2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 29,822
Posted By Melnic
This is exactly what I was worried about when saw...

This is exactly what I was worried about when saw this bucket idea.
The racoons hang on my timed feeder sometimes to get some more corn out but at least they don't empty them out.

I used fox...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 25th, 2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By Melnic
Do you really think its scaring deer away? If...

Do you really think its scaring deer away? If they are target shooting and they are scaring deer, that might drive them to you. It could also be conditioning the deer to just hear the noise. By...
Forum: Gun Shows November 22nd, 2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,700
Posted By Melnic
I"ve been there on a friday I think last spring...

I"ve been there on a friday I think last spring and it was about like that at the beginning of the show, maybe longer
Forum: Comments and Suggestions November 22nd, 2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,302
Posted By Melnic
I understand your frustration. I always...

I understand your frustration.

I always confirm the morning of said meet up. Sometimes the night before.
I always give them my cell #. I know some people don't like to do that. If they don't...
Forum: Rifles November 22nd, 2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,080
Posted By Melnic
Is your local shop selling it? Does it take AK...

Is your local shop selling it?
Does it take AK mags?




I have thought about this for a few years but can't get over a plastic brace instead of wood. Thought about SBR one. The thing I have...
Forum: Gunsmithing November 21st, 2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,367
Posted By Melnic
short OAL can be bad also. its going to float...

short OAL can be bad also. its going to float around front and back in the magazine plus some potential other things.
look for any scrapes or such near the neck.
If you were to get a pic of the...
Forum: Wanted to Buy November 21st, 2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
Posted By Melnic
With the Marlin XT22 I first got for the kids, it...

With the Marlin XT22 I first got for the kids, it has a magazine but they could single load as I handed them the rounds. With magazine in it was just like a single shot. I had even drilled out a...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 21st, 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 34,731
Posted By Melnic
For any nubes, this is because that firing pin is...

For any nubes, this is because that firing pin is floating and stuck cosmo can cause slam fires. not just initially but can happen down the road turning it from semi to full auto
Forum: Gun Shows November 20th, 2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Melnic
I"ve gone there 2 times along with York 2 times. ...

I"ve gone there 2 times along with York 2 times.
Harrisburg I recall might have been smaller but in a much more open building with lots of space between the isles and easy parking.
York seemed to...
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