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Forum: Rimfire June 12th, 2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By bigcountry
Custom 10/22 Results

So, I finally built a clone 10/22 custom.

MOA stainless steel action
Threaded (not slide in) Feddersen Bull barrel
Boyd stock
Power Custom Trigger group.

so I took out several target ammo....
Forum: Reloading April 18th, 2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,712
Posted By bigcountry
Exactly, I took long range and precision...

Exactly, I took long range and precision reloading so far about 20 years ago, that it was no fun at all. I ended up dreading loading for the weekend shoots. I went down the moly path, the neck...
Forum: Reloading April 18th, 2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,712
Posted By bigcountry
So let me get this right. U think its good for...

So let me get this right. U think its good for someone just starting to load bottlenect cases to start annealing, and all that????
Forum: Reloading April 17th, 2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,712
Posted By bigcountry
There are so many methods, its crazy. Don't go...

There are so many methods, its crazy. Don't go crazy at first trying specialized method like audette ladder method, or reaming cases, moly, trying to load .003" off the lands.

Start at starting...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 3rd, 2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By bigcountry
I talked to randy. he wasn't keen on the MOA...

I talked to randy. he wasn't keen on the MOA recievers. Suggested I make sure the holes were correct before investing money.

So, I tore apart one of my old 10/22's. slid the barrel in via the...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 2nd, 2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By bigcountry
So, here is what I am trying to figure out. I...

So, here is what I am trying to figure out. I have read thru dozens of posts where the KIDD people say threading on is a waste of time. Which I don't believe. So, if I get an aftermarket barrel,...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 1st, 2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By bigcountry
10/22 Gunsmith in MD

So for 2 decades, I have been going to RA browns in Westminster, but he seems to be calling it quits soon.

I have aquired a MOA stainless steel 10/22 reciever. Its threaded. So I need a barrel...
Forum: Reloading March 7th, 2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,301
Posted By bigcountry
Be careful, not to cut lower than .014". You...

Be careful, not to cut lower than .014". You might get to a situation where you can't acheive neck tension unless you use bushing dies.
Forum: Reloading March 6th, 2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,157
Posted By bigcountry
I love unique but meters horrible in progressive...

I love unique but meters horrible in progressive loaders.
Forum: Reloading March 6th, 2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,157
Posted By bigcountry
I use HS-6 for 9mm, 40, 357sig, and 45. And to...

I use HS-6 for 9mm, 40, 357sig, and 45. And to add on that, light loaded 44 mag. But I have 8lbs of it.
Forum: Reloading January 30th, 2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,970
Posted By bigcountry
It is really the carbon buildup that you need to...

It is really the carbon buildup that you need to get off. The lead removal screens helps considerably.
Forum: Reloading January 29th, 2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By bigcountry
I had trouble with the lee. It has to be in a...

I had trouble with the lee. It has to be in a certain form, like a bullet.

I also have an LBT lead hardness. Seems great until you get real hard, like pure linotype. Anything over 21, seems off.
Forum: Reloading January 28th, 2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,034
Posted By bigcountry
I have some large pieces, I use a hacksaw. But...

I have some large pieces, I use a hacksaw. But it will gum up your blade. I use a large dutch oven cast to smelt down and mix my Lyman #3 mix.
Forum: Reloading January 25th, 2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,970
Posted By bigcountry
One warning about shooting 45colt in 454 guns. ...

One warning about shooting 45colt in 454 guns. If you do it alot, you will shoot up pressures when you shoot the 454. I shot 45colts in ruger 454 for like 1000 rounds. I had trouble chambering the...
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 25th, 2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,286
Posted By bigcountry
I go thru food savers quite a bit. About every 8...

I go thru food savers quite a bit. About every 8 deer with hodgepodge in between. The seal quits holding pressure, the motor quits. etc.
Forum: Reloading January 24th, 2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,970
Posted By bigcountry
If you reload, its a toss up. But for finding...

If you reload, its a toss up. But for finding rounds, the 44 mag is easier.

I can load my 44 down to being very mild to hot. If you have the right gun, you can do the same with 45 colt.
Forum: Rifles January 18th, 2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,383
Posted By bigcountry
I use me 458 SOCOM for deer. Almost the same...

I use me 458 SOCOM for deer. Almost the same power as a 45-70. Good for up to 100 yards.
Forum: Edged Weapons January 16th, 2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,202
Posted By bigcountry
Yea, but 95% of knife makers will never graduate...

Yea, but 95% of knife makers will never graduate to hollow grinds and the rest. I have over $2000 invested in my grinder. I am lucky to have the opportunity to have the bells and whistles. But I...
Forum: Edged Weapons January 16th, 2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,202
Posted By bigcountry
if you had a 1" X 30", belts wouldn't last long. ...

if you had a 1" X 30", belts wouldn't last long. Right now for me to make a knife, I go thru 4 belts, and for ceramic, thats $10 a piece. Longer the better.

I learned the hard way not to use...
Forum: Edged Weapons January 16th, 2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,202
Posted By bigcountry
I have a 1HP baldor and pulley setup on my oregon...

I have a 1HP baldor and pulley setup on my oregon blademaker. I am upgrading right now to a Kbac 27d VFD and Baldor 2HP. So if you ever need another motor setup, let me know.
Forum: Reloading January 11th, 2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By bigcountry
I am die hard <5mil concentric guy. I have...

I am die hard <5mil concentric guy.

I have looked into it for 30 years. The shell hold is usually the culprit. You want a floating shell holder. What I do I to touch the bullet with the ram...
Forum: Gun Shows January 9th, 2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,805
Posted By bigcountry
For me, there are just no good deals at the...

For me, there are just no good deals at the gunshows. I do better surfing gunbroker.
Forum: Shotguns January 9th, 2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,948
Posted By bigcountry
Its hard to get over the "made in the land of...

Its hard to get over the "made in the land of rising sun". I too have both, but I hate seeing "made in japan" on my guns.
Forum: Giveaways January 9th, 2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By bigcountry
Good tool steel, great for drifts and such. Not...

Good tool steel, great for drifts and such. Not so great for blades. I too wich i was closer.
Forum: Shotguns January 9th, 2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,159
Posted By bigcountry
I find 26" too short for skeet. I mean that is a...

I find 26" too short for skeet. I mean that is a short o/u. Lot shorter than my 28" benelli SBE. I prefer citori 30".
Forum: Reloading January 9th, 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,571
Posted By bigcountry
You can order some cast. Beartooth is one. ...

You can order some cast. Beartooth is one. really cheap. I cast. But I feel ya, shooting 208 Amax or 220gr matchkings out of blackout can be expensive.
Forum: Rifles January 2nd, 2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,372
Posted By bigcountry
I have a 260 Remington with Shilen match barrel,...

I have a 260 Remington with Shilen match barrel, and pull off subMOA consistently. I have a DPMS lower, gissle trigger, JM true floated barrel handguard, Fulton armory BCG, with the matched shilen...
Forum: Handguns December 31st, 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By bigcountry
thanks guys, so does anyone shoot these? Looks...

thanks guys, so does anyone shoot these? Looks fun.
Forum: Handguns December 31st, 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By bigcountry
Century arms AK pistol

Whats everyones thoughts on the 7.62X39 pistol? Is it legal to buy a pistol and put a stock on and a regular barrel? Can it be done?

I imagine recoil on the 7.62 pistol is quite stought. I...
Forum: Reloading December 31st, 2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,578
Posted By bigcountry
I find it for sale on craiglist from time to...

I find it for sale on craiglist from time to time. Bass pro in Anne Arrundel has it. Lastly, I find a sale on bullistic products with free shipping and have it shipped.
Forum: Reloading December 26th, 2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By bigcountry
Most of that depends on storage. Dry and cool.

Most of that depends on storage. Dry and cool.
Forum: Gunsmithing December 26th, 2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By bigcountry
Need a new Citori barrel fitted and blued

Any smiths in MD fit Over/under barrels to recievers and blue them? I have a 26" barrel, and looking at a 30"
Forum: Reloading December 26th, 2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By bigcountry
Powder breaks down and rots. If its bad, it...

Powder breaks down and rots. If its bad, it should smell like rotton eggs. I too have thrown out unique. Because i only use 5gr for some stuff. And only 10gr for 44mag. so it take years to use...
Forum: Reloading December 26th, 2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By bigcountry
Why do you care that I posted on shotgun world? ...

Why do you care that I posted on shotgun world? Is it not allowed? Sorry, I don't live and die by the internet and email like some. I don't sit there and birddog every forum like you. I actually...
Forum: Reloading December 26th, 2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,162
Posted By bigcountry
Guys, I have an overload of 1680, if anyone needs...

Guys, I have an overload of 1680, if anyone needs some. I got like 10lbs.
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