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Forum: Shotguns Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Pinecone
Not chamber pressure issues. As each chamber...

Not chamber pressure issues.

As each chamber can handle the pressure alone. And the area between them would be pushed from both sides.

But it would not be good for the gun, as it would...
Forum: Rifles Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By Pinecone
You +2/-6 would work also. The idea with...

You +2/-6 would work also.

The idea with MPBR range, with +5/-5", is no hold over or under within the MPBR. Just aim center of vital area, assuming vital area is 10" you will always (minus...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues Yesterday, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By Pinecone
Still, if you cannot make a case that you...

Still, if you cannot make a case that you actually have a collection, you will have a hard time winning that case.

One late model Glock? Not likely.

Several 1911s over various time frames or...
Forum: Shotguns May 24th, 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Pinecone
Personally, I think the things a double trigger...

Personally, I think the things a double trigger had a slight edge with, are angels dancing on the head of a pin.

Interesting, but don't really matter in real life.

99.99% of of the shots I have...
Forum: Rimfire May 24th, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,227
Views: 388,083
Posted By Pinecone
Although buddies and I made out on some primers...

Although buddies and I made out on some primers in the Clinton years.

One guy moved to Richmond. There was a huge sports store with a very good gun section, including reloading supplies. One day...
Forum: Rifles May 24th, 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By Pinecone
I use JMB Ballistics for my calculations. Or...

I use JMB Ballistics for my calculations. Or Ballistic AE app on my phone. They both use the same engine.

For precision shooting, you zero at some distance, typically 100 yards. Then dial or...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 24th, 2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,347
Posted By Pinecone
My centerfire cans are Thunder Beast. They have...

My centerfire cans are Thunder Beast. They have virtually no POI shift between the can and no can.

I am not a fan of the twist lock QD, as most seem to have significant POI shift. The Thunder...
Forum: Handguns May 24th, 2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,466
Posted By Pinecone
I only buy things I cannot get from a local...

I only buy things I cannot get from a local dealer. Mainly used, typically out of production, firearms.
Forum: Handguns May 24th, 2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,577
Posted By Pinecone
I like it.

I like it.
Forum: Handguns May 24th, 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,577
Posted By Pinecone
They actually did a good job with the basic...

They actually did a good job with the basic story, but yeah.

Reacher is TALL. Cruise is SHORT.

And Cruise played Reacher as a tough guy, mean face. Reacher in the books is easy going,...
Forum: Central Maryland May 24th, 2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,420
Posted By Pinecone
VEIP is not a MD mandated program, it is a...

VEIP is not a MD mandated program, it is a Federal EPA mandated one.

Western MD and Eastern Shore do not have it because they are outside the EPA designated pollution zones.

The same areas with...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 24th, 2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,995
Posted By Pinecone
The advantage of using a gun store is: 1) ...

The advantage of using a gun store is:

1) Buyer and seller only have to meet once.

2) Buyer and seller don't even have to meet, seller can drop off at one time, the buyer makes their trips to...
Forum: Reloading May 24th, 2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By Pinecone
Factory 700s have very long throats. I...

Factory 700s have very long throats.

I basically seat my .308 rounds as long as will fit the magazine, and there is still a jump.

But when testing, the longer I went, the smaller the groups got.
Forum: Recreational Shooting May 24th, 2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,010
Posted By Pinecone
We should get together. Maybe a group shoot. ...

We should get together. Maybe a group shoot.

I am just up the road in the Churchville area.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 22nd, 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By Pinecone
No, they are saying you are a "Designated...

No, they are saying you are a "Designated Collector." They are not designating you as a collector.

Different terms.

You can be a "Designated Collector" with one firearm. How is that a Bona...
Forum: Handguns May 21st, 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,577
Posted By Pinecone
Remember, in the last movie, Harry switched to a...

Remember, in the last movie, Harry switched to a 44 AutoMag.

And they are going back into production.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 21st, 2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By Pinecone
When did you get it? In the past, they did...

When did you get it?

In the past, they did not required HQL. Far enough back there was no HQL. :)

And even past the HQL date, they were giving the letter to those without one, and without a...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 21st, 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By Pinecone
Notice the letter even puts quotes around...

Notice the letter even puts quotes around "Designated Collector."

It does not say you are actually a collector.

But that you are designated one under the law that says that having such...
Forum: Rifles May 20th, 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By Pinecone
My issue is, that some calibers have much shorter...

My issue is, that some calibers have much shorter round count life, even though the MV is not that different.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 20th, 2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By Pinecone
I went through a short period of one handgun a...

I went through a short period of one handgun a week.

It just some great deals on things I wanted.

Of course, I purchased nothing for quite a while.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 20th, 2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By Pinecone
NO, you are a "Designated Collector." Not the...

NO, you are a "Designated Collector." Not the same thing as saying they recognize you as an actual collector.

You really want to go to court with that letter and one handgun in your "collection"...
Forum: Handguns May 20th, 2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Pinecone
I don't carry much, but like mine. I have two,...

I don't carry much, but like mine. I have two, but have only carried the XDs 3.3. Very comfortable.
Forum: Handguns May 20th, 2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,184
Posted By Pinecone
This. Tutorials online can help with what to...

This.

Tutorials online can help with what to check.

MOST quality triggers are pretty much drop in.
Forum: National 2A Issues May 20th, 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By Pinecone
This

This
Forum: National 2A Issues May 20th, 2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,631
Posted By Pinecone
Advocated???? They DID this. ...

Advocated????


They DID this.

Mini-14, for many years Ruger would not sell anything except 5 round magazines to anyone other than LE.

Same with the GB model of the Mini-14. Only...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 20th, 2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Pinecone
The other option is to send it out. I have...

The other option is to send it out.

I have used Short Action Customs in Ohio and Long Rifles Inc in ND for rifle work. Great, fast service from both.
Forum: Handguns May 19th, 2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,184
Posted By Pinecone
Your choice on whether to buy yourself or have...

Your choice on whether to buy yourself or have them order it.

Swapping a trigger on a 1911 is not a huge deal. Yes, a couple of things need to be checked.

You can probably find an online...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 19th, 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,369
Posted By Pinecone
Wrong. It can be in a 3rd state. ...

Wrong.

It can be in a 3rd state.

Federal law does not require FFL in home state of either the seller or the buyer.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 19th, 2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,369
Posted By Pinecone
If it is a long gun, it could be transferred...

If it is a long gun, it could be transferred through an NC FFL.

But it must be legal for purchase in MD, and legal for sale in NC.

If a handgun it MUST transfer through an MD FFL.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 19th, 2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By Pinecone
It used to be possible. But a couple of...

It used to be possible.

But a couple of years ago, they started denying applications from those without a handgun purchase.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 19th, 2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 716
Posted By Pinecone
And for those that do not know the history of the...

And for those that do not know the history of the Designated Collector status.

When MD enacted the 30 day wait between regulated firearms purchases in 1996, the argument was made, what about a...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 19th, 2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 716
Posted By Pinecone
Bona fide collector and Designate Collecter have...

Bona fide collector and Designate Collecter have NOTHING to do with each other. And Designated Collector has NOTHING to do with transporting your collection.

Designated collector ONLY has to do...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 19th, 2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 716
Posted By Pinecone
Because it only applies now to purchases of...

Because it only applies now to purchases of handguns.

And the 30 day wait law started in 1996.

And the requirement for handguns to be purchased with MSP check started back in the 60s.

And...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 16th, 2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,551
Posted By Pinecone
The point many are making is, you do more damage...

The point many are making is, you do more damage with excessive cleaning than not cleaning.
Forum: Reloading May 6th, 2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 798
Posted By Pinecone
A hundred rounds with a 1500 is an evening. ...

A hundred rounds with a 1500 is an evening.

I load my precision .308 using one, and it is NOT fast.

And that is only because I am using a stick powder.

Ball and flake are very consistent out...
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