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Forum: Giveaways July 25th, 2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,083
Posted By Trekker
In to win. :fingerscrossed: Thanks

In to win. :fingerscrossed:

Thanks
Forum: Wanted to Buy July 24th, 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By Trekker
I got the following dehumidifier from Kohls...

I got the following dehumidifier from Kohls (given the good return policy) back in 2013: Soleus Air 70-Pint Portable Dehumidifier

I run it consistently from spring to fall while the basement...
Forum: Western Maryland July 10th, 2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By Trekker
When the zombie apocalypse comes and civilization...

When the zombie apocalypse comes and civilization collapses, the man who can brew beer will still have a job. :D
Forum: The Depot July 9th, 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,904
Posted By Trekker
+1 This is how I picked up my most recently...

+1 This is how I picked up my most recently purchased cast iron pan for $1. The estate sale was a house back in the woods with tons of old stuff (old farm equipment, busted furniture and masonry,...
Forum: Giveaways July 5th, 2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,800
Posted By Trekker
I'm in.

I'm in.
Forum: The Depot June 25th, 2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Trekker
I concur that for an immediate purchase, without...

I concur that for an immediate purchase, without concern for GI or non-GI, Walmart seems to be the best choice. $9 is a fairly good price, and the geographic dispersion of Walmart makes it easy to...
Forum: Handguns June 14th, 2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,780
Posted By Trekker
I did a bit of google-fu, and the results suggest...

I did a bit of google-fu, and the results suggest that a 9mm (pistol) is louder than a 223 rifle (i.e. https://www.m1911.org/loudness.htm). In any case, I keep a set of earmuffs next to my bedside...
Forum: The Depot June 13th, 2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,214
Posted By Trekker
I have noted this too at the Abindgon YMCA. ...

I have noted this too at the Abindgon YMCA.

The most extreme I have seen was at the Fallston public library, which blocked any shooting forum, retail sites even if only for ancillary supplies...
Forum: Central Maryland June 12th, 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Trekker
I remember needing to dig out the access hatch...

I remember needing to dig out the access hatch for the septic system at my parent's house. It was about 3 feet down through clay soil and scattered bits of shale.

Nevermind "the older you get", I...
Forum: Central Maryland June 12th, 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Trekker
Recommended septic company for Harford county

As the title suggests, I am looking for recommendations on a company that will perform a routine septic tank clean-out within Harford county.

The tank was last cleaned out 5 years ago, though for...
Forum: The Depot June 5th, 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 996
Posted By Trekker
Thanks to the OP for notifying us of this great...

Thanks to the OP for notifying us of this great deal. I got some mag pouches for myself, and some for my dad (upcoming birthday :D ).
Forum: Competitive Shooting May 31st, 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,991
Posted By Trekker
When I take my 6-shot revolver (ruger redhawk...

When I take my 6-shot revolver (ruger redhawk 45ACP/45LC) to steel challenge, I know I am having fun and taking care to place my shots well, and not competing for time with the high-capacity 9mm...
Forum: Competitive Shooting May 30th, 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,991
Posted By Trekker
Bear in mind that my post below is entirely based...

Bear in mind that my post below is entirely based on my experience at the steel challenge at Delta.

The limitation on caliber is a safety matter to prevent/mitigate ricochets. For the steel used...
Forum: Handguns May 23rd, 2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Trekker
Hah, when I first saw the title of this thread, I...

Hah, when I first saw the title of this thread, I thought it was misplaced from the 'Reloading' section and someone was devoting a day to pouring lead :)

Without Remorse was a great book,...
Forum: Reloading May 22nd, 2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 119,936
Posted By Trekker
Hello all, posting my updated list of misc brass...

Hello all, posting my updated list of misc brass for trade. Shipping and driving expenses do limit the benefit of small trades, but if there is a convenient opportunity for ftf (range between Delta...
Forum: Reloading May 10th, 2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,331
Posted By Trekker
I would love to find a scapper within a...

I would love to find a scapper within a reasonable traveling distance of Harford county offering such rates. If anyone has suggestions, I would be much obliged.

Given how cheap new 9mm ammo is,...
Forum: Reloading May 8th, 2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,331
Posted By Trekker
What kind of rate does Georgia Arms pay for...

What kind of rate does Georgia Arms pay for brass, and how clean does it need to be?

Freedom Munitions will also take in brass, although they offer credit towards purchases rather than straight up...
Forum: Reloading April 24th, 2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Trekker
Are you sure it is lead? I know that my water...

Are you sure it is lead? I know that my water leaves mineral deposits on things (water kettle, water bottle, etc.), and have seen that same thing in some of my wet tumbled brass. That said, that...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues April 19th, 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,394
Posted By Trekker
It might be taken as probable cause, but that...

It might be taken as probable cause, but that would be based on the perception and reasoning of the LEO on site. I used to have a hard plastic rifle case in my car all the time. It was a cheap $20...
Forum: Gun Shows February 27th, 2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,507
Posted By Trekker
How much of a problem are the backpacks really? I...

How much of a problem are the backpacks really? I understand that baby strollers or towed carts could clog up aisles, but perhaps I simply was not inconvenienced by a backpack wearer, and so did not...
Forum: Reloading February 27th, 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Trekker
Perhaps for identifying substitute powders. If...

Perhaps for identifying substitute powders. If someone typically used W296 for their loads, but in a powder shortage could not get W296, they could perhaps use a powder burn rate chart to look for...
Forum: Gun Shows February 23rd, 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,507
Posted By Trekker
I am planning on making my first visit to the...

I am planning on making my first visit to the York show tomorrow. Any advice on parking, places to eat, good vendors to visit, etc.?

Also, it looks like there is a $1 off coupon here:...
Forum: Reloading February 18th, 2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Trekker
These are my main thoughts. Trading of brass is...

These are my main thoughts. Trading of brass is currently taking place in the aforementioned thread, and whether in that manner or under a brass broker/co-op there would still be a need to...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 30th, 2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,850
Posted By Trekker
Hmm, looks like my current score is 11. 9mm ...

Hmm, looks like my current score is 11.

9mm
.30 mauser
.37spl/.357mag
.45acp
.45colt
22LR
.223/5.56
.30 carbine
Forum: Reloading January 28th, 2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By Trekker
If you are just looking to use the 148gr DEWC out...

If you are just looking to use the 148gr DEWC out of .357mag cases, then you could use either the titegroup or bullseye to make rounds like a .38spl, just longer in overall length. I have frequently...
Forum: Reloading January 28th, 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 65,991
Posted By Trekker
I loaded 100 .45colt, 50 each of 255gr. Xtreme...

I loaded 100 .45colt, 50 each of 255gr. Xtreme plated FP and hard-cast SWC bullets. Each 50 are loaded in a scaled ladder of increasing titegroup charges to work out what shoots best out of my ruger...
Forum: Gun Shows January 26th, 2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,213
Posted By Trekker
Does much last-day haggling actually take place?...

Does much last-day haggling actually take place? Given the age and prices on some items which seem to be on a dealer's table every show, do the dealers actually feel pressure to move along an item...
Forum: Reloading January 20th, 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Trekker
Thanks for the idea! I was also having this issue...

Thanks for the idea! I was also having this issue recently, but was trying to address it by using a fresh piece of straight wire (rather than the slightly bent existing piece) for pining the trap...
Forum: Wanted to Buy January 9th, 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Trekker
:shrug: Sometimes there simply is space...

:shrug: Sometimes there simply is space limitations that need to be worked within. Since the OP specifically asked for less than 13", it may well be the case. For 13", the OP may be putting the safe...
Forum: Giveaways December 20th, 2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,292
Posted By Trekker
In to win. Thanks,

In to win.

Thanks,
Forum: Handguns December 6th, 2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,443
Posted By Trekker
I have a 8rd magazines in Chip McCormick Shooting...

I have a 8rd magazines in Chip McCormick Shooting Star and Metalform, and no problems with either. I have 7rd stainless steel GI-clone Wilson magazines, and they have been flawless.

With the...
Forum: Rifles December 5th, 2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,042
Posted By Trekker
Well, I only purchased one rifle this year, but I...

Well, I only purchased one rifle this year, but I am quite pleased with it so it would count as a favorite: TNW Aero Survival Rifle (ASR) 9mm carbine purchased from a fellow MDS member. I took it to...
Forum: The Depot December 2nd, 2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By Trekker
Not quite the same product, but certainly the...

Not quite the same product, but certainly the same source and idea. I have been using these harbor freight LED lights (https://www.harborfreight.com/27-led-portable-worklight-flashlight-67227.html)...
Forum: Pennsylvania December 1st, 2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Trekker
That is when you taunt the bear with a honey...

That is when you taunt the bear with a honey glazed donut, then run back closer to your truck before shooting it. :D
Forum: Reloading November 30th, 2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 119,936
Posted By Trekker
I have a pile of .45acp SPP brass that I would...

I have a pile of .45acp SPP brass that I would gladly trade, but google maps shows ~70 miles of distance between Germantown and Abingdon. Is there any occasion that would bring you closer in?
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