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Forum: Gunsmithing January 14th, 2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By photoracer
There are specific PCC guns like the Beretta CX-4...

There are specific PCC guns like the Beretta CX-4 Storm that uses Beretta mags, but for AR-9 the only choice is either Colt SMG mags or Glock. There are clones of both although I would not use them...
Forum: Gunsmithing January 13th, 2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By photoracer
Since it was done to make them feed smoothly I...

Since it was done to make them feed smoothly I kept at it until I could no longer feel any raised portion at the foot of the mag where the basepads go. I had originally bought one of their 1st Gen...
Forum: Gunsmithing January 13th, 2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By photoracer
For the 3+ years I have been shooting PCC I have...

For the 3+ years I have been shooting PCC I have used a Runner-Runner Guns lower. Very similar to a QC10 except the pin placement for the mag release. A good judge of a lower is whether other parties...
Forum: National 2A Issues January 9th, 2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,375
Posted By photoracer
Nice thing about a real AR-22 is it can be...

Nice thing about a real AR-22 is it can be converted to centerfire with just an upper (or vice versa). Not talking about the bad clones that only resemble ARs. You can of course just put a .22...
Forum: Competitive Shooting January 8th, 2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By photoracer
What you really want is Hunters Gold. Read up on...

What you really want is Hunters Gold. Read up on them. A lot of shooters have been switching to them recently.
Forum: National 2A Issues January 7th, 2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,151
Posted By photoracer
Easy way to get around that is to sell the range...

Easy way to get around that is to sell the range to a private entity. That would get the range down below the 50 employee limit.
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 7th, 2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,058
Posted By photoracer
I have raced a lot. WERA/AMA bikes, NHRA...

I have raced a lot. WERA/AMA bikes, NHRA Stock/Super-Stock, USAC dirt midgets, and SCCA in different classes. I won titles/championships in all of them. I did NHRA and midgets in my teens. Then I got...
Forum: Competitive Shooting January 6th, 2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By photoracer
Last I checked it doesn't cost anything for a...

Last I checked it doesn't cost anything for a club to register and get yourself on the sanctioned list. You just have to fill out the form and send it electronically from the web page and then you...
Forum: Competitive Shooting January 6th, 2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By photoracer
You can run Practiscore off a smartphone. Or you...

You can run Practiscore off a smartphone. Or you can buy a set of Nooks and such. All the Nooks would have enough wifi to sync the scores up as would a bunch of smartphones. From one Nook or...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues January 3rd, 2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,483
Posted By photoracer
I hope you are moving to a state that is less...

I hope you are moving to a state that is less restrictive than MD or you are going to regret selling them.
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 30th, 2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By photoracer
Peacemaker has PRS matches. Also NRA American...

Peacemaker has PRS matches. Also NRA American Rifle Level 1 and 2. The Devil Dog Club PRS matches count toward the PRS Club series in the Northeast division.

Also the Ft. Meade Counter Sniper...
Forum: Rifles December 24th, 2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,366
Posted By photoracer
With all the news about Remington maybe going...

With all the news about Remington maybe going under from those lawsuits I am glad I decided to go the Howa 1500 route a few years ago. Started with the 1500 Heavy Varmint in .308 and went from there.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 24th, 2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By photoracer
I would not mind being a member of a family with...

I would not mind being a member of a family with a Ma Deuce under the tree.
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 24th, 2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By photoracer
Sportsmans Guide has Carolina Men's Elm...

Sportsmans Guide has Carolina Men's Elm Waterproof Logger boots in 13 4E.

https://www.sportsmansguide.com/product/index/carolina-men039s-elm-waterproof-logger-boots-copper?a=1735207
Forum: Recreational Shooting December 23rd, 2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,706
Posted By photoracer
If you are new to firearms in general a school...

If you are new to firearms in general a school course is a very good idea (SOTAR). As for triggers, yes Geiselle will spoil you. I don't mind drop-in triggers, but the only brand I have used is...
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 23rd, 2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By photoracer
B.J. Norris won the 2019 World Steel Shooting...

B.J. Norris won the 2019 World Steel Shooting Championship with his Carry Optics gun shooting a total of 75.37 which was 3 seconds faster than anyone shooting an Open gun including himself.

In my...
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 9th, 2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,067
Posted By photoracer
I was shooting other sports when 3-gun hit my...

I was shooting other sports when 3-gun hit my area. I started out building an AR. Since I was not that familiar with the AR platform then I bought a complete Stag 3G upper and built a lower with...
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 6th, 2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,736
Posted By photoracer
My buddy Tony R. will be in my squad on Saturday....

My buddy Tony R. will be in my squad on Saturday. He is a Steel Challenge GM in PCCO, and has shot the USPSA PCC championship. He has shot a lot of different platforms so ask him. Not sure if he has...
Forum: The Depot December 3rd, 2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By photoracer
Some retailers will balk at sending them to a...

Some retailers will balk at sending them to a location that is not in your order record. They consider it a kind of vague straw purchase even when state law says you can own them just can't take...
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 3rd, 2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,736
Posted By photoracer
Just remember guys that in a sanctioned match...

Just remember guys that in a sanctioned match anything with a pistol brace is not allowed.

APPENDIX H9–Pistol Caliber Carbine Division
1 Minimum barrel length None(see Special Conditions)
2...
Forum: Handguns November 27th, 2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,602
Posted By photoracer
Plenty of ramped bolts as good or better than...

Plenty of ramped bolts as good or better than CMMG out there. Faxon is much better such that 3rd parties are already making race parts for them like Titanium firing pins. There are also dedicated...
Forum: Competitive Shooting November 27th, 2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By photoracer
You might consider Carry Optics since IDPA...

You might consider Carry Optics since IDPA supports that now. I switched my HK USP-C to Carry Optics by installing a red dot plate in my rear sight dovetail and mounting a Vortex Viper red dot on it.
Forum: Competitive Shooting November 27th, 2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,736
Posted By photoracer
No. Just 9mm, 40S&W, 357Sig, and .45 ACP only. No...

No. Just 9mm, 40S&W, 357Sig, and .45 ACP only. No FN 5.7 or .22WMR either.
Maybe 10mm, 38Super, 9x23, or 9x21 but nobody has asked as far as I know. Since none of those would have any real advantage...
Forum: Competitive Shooting November 26th, 2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By photoracer
Normally they don't test firearms at a Level 1...

Normally they don't test firearms at a Level 1 match. Only IDPA match I have run where they tested was at the 2016 WV IDPA State Match. Base level matches you can get away with not being perfect but...
Forum: Competitive Shooting November 26th, 2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By photoracer
Well most of the year they did 6 of 8, and the...

Well most of the year they did 6 of 8, and the ones they did were 5 to Go, Roundabout, Accelerator, Smoke & Hope, Outer Limits, and Pendulum.
Not sure what the 7th would be from the 2 remaining of...
Forum: Competitive Shooting November 20th, 2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By photoracer
Steel Challenge at Shadow Hawk Defense Nov.30-Dec. 1

There will be a final sanctioned Steel Challenge match in 2019 at Shadow Hawk Defense in Hedgesville, WV, from November 30-December 1, 2019. That is the weekend after Thanksgiving. A Saturday AM...
Forum: Competitive Shooting November 20th, 2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,546
Posted By photoracer
For those interested in a sanctioned Steel...

For those interested in a sanctioned Steel Challenge match there will be one final match in 2019 at Shadow Hawk Defense in WV, Nov. 30-Dec. 1.
4 Squads on Saturday AM and 3 on Sunday PM 7 of the 8...
Forum: Competitive Shooting November 18th, 2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,546
Posted By photoracer
Yes I liked the match. I actually ran some on the...

Yes I liked the match. I actually ran some on the Madness stage, the first time since my left side total knee replacement in 2018. I am glad I had left my 56 rd. PCC mag in my bag. Could have used...
Forum: Handguns November 12th, 2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,465
Posted By photoracer
My late wife owned this, the pinnacle of the .25...

My late wife owned this, the pinnacle of the .25 ACP pocket pistols, the Browning Baby Renaissance.

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Forum: Shotguns November 6th, 2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By photoracer
My Browning Superposed is currently on...

My Browning Superposed is currently on consignment at Valley Guns II in WV.

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Fully adjustable stock, brand new 28" barrels. Its a 1960 I think.
Forum: West Virginia November 6th, 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By photoracer
I live in a part of Martinsburg (postal code)...

I live in a part of Martinsburg (postal code) that is right down the road from Kearneysville on a friend's 180 ac. cattle farm. He actually owns 5 farms of which 2 are working ones. The others he...
Forum: Gunsmithing November 6th, 2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By photoracer
CCI now has the polymer coated Clean-22 which has...

CCI now has the polymer coated Clean-22 which has no lube on it and also the tricolor polymer coated Patriot ammo bulk boxes. I have both and plan to test both without heat this winter to see how...
Forum: Gunsmithing November 5th, 2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By photoracer
Just remember that the firing pin is only surface...

Just remember that the firing pin is only surface hardened so any matereial you remove will leave a softer surface on top. You can buy a titanium firing pin from TandemKross that is better than the...
Forum: Gunsmithing November 4th, 2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By photoracer
Every Browning that leaves the factory is test...

Every Browning that leaves the factory is test fired. All Buckmarks made since 2001 have a firing pin block redesign that causes peening of the breech on every dry fire. This was originally to reduce...
Forum: Rimfire October 29th, 2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,228
Posted By photoracer
I have a BL-22. I use it as a varmint repellent...

I have a BL-22. I use it as a varmint repellent at the farm here in WV, loaded with either Stingers or Velocitors. I have a 1.5-4x32 scope on it. I found an original era hammer spur in the old parts...
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