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Forum: Giveaways November 17th, 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 1,639
Posted By Trekker
I'm in, thanks

I'm in, thanks
Forum: Giveaways November 14th, 2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 439
Posted By Trekker
I'm in

I'm in
Forum: Reloading November 2nd, 2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 132,232
Posted By Trekker
Bigcountry, I have a quantity of .270 brass,...

Bigcountry, I have a quantity of .270 brass, though it is spread across several different manufacturers {winchester, fiocchi (FC?), Norma, Federal, Remington, S&B, etc}. What powder do you have for...
Forum: Handguns October 21st, 2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,202
Posted By Trekker
Some people are influenced to get a certain...

Some people are influenced to get a certain product because they are familiar with it. They used a certain firearm while they were in the service, and after leaving they want something similar out of...
Forum: Giveaways October 6th, 2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,498
Posted By Trekker
In to win

In to win
Forum: Giveaways October 4th, 2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,450
Posted By Trekker
In with #13, thanks! (Drat, just realized...

In with #13, thanks!

(Drat, just realized that I have the unlucky number)
Forum: Rifles September 24th, 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,205
Posted By Trekker
I suppose it depends on how and where you get the...

I suppose it depends on how and where you get the TNW PCC. On the manufacturer's website they are listed at $799, and for a while I was considering getting a new one from Top Gun in Fallston at...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 16th, 2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,363
Posted By Trekker
As data per the OP's original question, last year...

As data per the OP's original question, last year I picked up an Eddystone M1917 for $550 at a small local gun show in Bel Air.

However, as Doco Overboard mentioned, make sure the stock has not...
Forum: Giveaways July 25th, 2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,651
Posted By Trekker
In to win. :fingerscrossed: Thanks

In to win. :fingerscrossed:

Thanks
Forum: Wanted to Buy July 24th, 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
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, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
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, 01:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,493
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, 09:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,427
Posted By Trekker
I'm in.

I'm in.
Forum: The Depot June 25th, 2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,058
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, 08:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,065
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, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,626
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, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
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, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
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, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
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, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,888
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, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,888
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, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
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, 01:32 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 132,232
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, 09:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,699
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, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,699
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, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
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, 12:13 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,246
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, 12:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,448
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, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
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, 11:34 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,448
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, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
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, 01:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,671
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, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
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, 02:48 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 75,858
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, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,553
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...
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