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Forum: Gunsmithing May 7th, 2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Melnic
If bore was dark, is that after cleaning? is that...

If bore was dark, is that after cleaning? is that a version that did NOT have chrome lining?
Forum: Admin News and Announcements May 3rd, 2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,264
Posted By Melnic
Wow, thanks for all out there who have actually...

Wow, thanks for all out there who have actually helped me through the years with CONSTRUCTIVE suggestions since I joined.
That accounts for about 3% of the people here.

And we all know that if...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 30th, 2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Melnic
Never knew this existed. I bet they go for a...

Never knew this existed. I bet they go for a pretty penny right now.
Forum: The Depot April 30th, 2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,462
Posted By Melnic
What Sirex says. I have a chorded mower for a...

What Sirex says. I have a chorded mower for a small patch for our 2nd home on the coast and it WAS a pain. IT works, but whipping that darn chord around is a pain and SLOWS things down. At the time...
Forum: Reloading April 30th, 2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Melnic
I have an 8mm puller that is like pliers, I...

I have an 8mm puller that is like pliers, I forgot the name. you put it in your press w/o a die and grab it from the top then lower the ram.
I used it on 600 rounds of heavily crimped Iranian 8mm...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 29th, 2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By Melnic
hmm, I have a lee loader for mosin, I bet I can...

hmm, I have a lee loader for mosin, I bet I can get some cash for that with 20 cases and surplus pills.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 28th, 2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By Melnic
now is a crummy time to START reloading. Not a...

now is a crummy time to START reloading. Not a bad time to START reloading a new caliber IF you can get Dies. Bullets are getting better but finding dies can be hard. they are 2x the price just...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 28th, 2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Melnic
I wondered if it was a typo that kept being...

I wondered if it was a typo that kept being copied or maybe a log book misinterpretation where the person who started up the next set though he saw an 8 and it thought it was a 6. How many times do...
Forum: Reloading April 28th, 2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,205
Views: 247,645
Posted By Melnic
1000 grain bullets? That's gotta kick :) Any...

1000 grain bullets? That's gotta kick :)

Any lead left over or is there waste you gotta toss?

I have recently been looking at the piles of lead in front and behind where we shoot steel at the...
Forum: Reloading April 28th, 2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Melnic
come now, did you tell them your a big wig from...

come now, did you tell them your a big wig from MDSHOOTERS and that was all the clout you needed?
:)
Forum: National 2A Issues April 28th, 2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,034
Posted By Melnic
Will this affect striking down the MD HQL?

Will this affect striking down the MD HQL?
Forum: Wanted to Buy April 27th, 2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Melnic
Ballerina molester acquired

Ballerina molester acquired
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 27th, 2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Melnic
Very much like a GI 1911 but the trigger pull...

Very much like a GI 1911 but the trigger pull itself has a different feel.
Braking it down is very much the same except the slide stop pin relief in the slide and the pin that pushes on it from the...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 26th, 2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Melnic
Ballester Molina

I did not find a Generic Ballester Molina thread so here we go. Picked this up on Gone Broker. Typical Parkized Refurb that I can tell. Slide (Sn under slide) matches Sn on back strap. Sn appears...
Forum: Reloading April 24th, 2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 23,800
Posted By Melnic
They are thinning up the rationing as opposed to...

They are thinning up the rationing as opposed to increasing price to spread the love.

If they increased the price more, there would be less rationing. But at 1000/ order (hopefully its also per...
Forum: Reloading April 23rd, 2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 23,800
Posted By Melnic
I missed a drop of CCI 5000 box cases I think 2...

I missed a drop of CCI 5000 box cases I think 2 days ago but I did get a notification today that Winchester by the 5000 was discontinued


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Forum: Wanted to Buy April 23rd, 2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Melnic
I posted in another thread that Masada Tactical...

I posted in another thread that Masada Tactical had a few Carcanos as well as 6.5 carcano.
The ammo was PPU and $40/20

Yea, I know steep on the ammo but at least its there.
$2/ round is better...
Forum: Reloading April 23rd, 2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,205
Views: 247,645
Posted By Melnic
Other people do it, but when I have powder in a...

Other people do it, but when I have powder in a hopper/powder thrower, I have a painters tape with the powder type on it. I keep the closed bottle next to the thrower. When dumping it back in , I...
Forum: Black Powder April 23rd, 2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By Melnic
Yup, they cared about speed of reloading and if...

Yup, they cared about speed of reloading and if it just went bang, that is all that mattered.
Forum: Black Powder April 22nd, 2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By Melnic
Powder Question

It may be just me but the thing I liked about 4F after using the 3f was it came out easier in the spring loaded pan priming brass thingie I used. If you were closer Id gift you some 3F and 4F

I...
Forum: Outdoor Sports April 22nd, 2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By Melnic
I think he meant the diving metal planers you run...

I think he meant the diving metal planers you run off the transom, not planer boards you use to widen your spread (oh I think I'm stepping in it there)

I agree on planer boards. I only trolled...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 22nd, 2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,000
Posted By Melnic
Nice stuff! What caliber are the Uruguayan...

Nice stuff!
What caliber are the Uruguayan Mausers?
Forum: Reloading April 22nd, 2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 23,800
Posted By Melnic
I got the discord note and luckily had my phone...

I got the discord note and luckily had my phone all set up for my account and purchased a box. I have not received a ship notification or cancellation yet.
previously, I'd have received a...
Forum: Rifles April 21st, 2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Melnic
https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=252550...

https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=252550

K31 still weeps
Forum: Reloading April 21st, 2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 300,641
Posted By Melnic
I have about 100 or so of 350 Legend once fired. ...

I have about 100 or so of 350 Legend once fired.
I'd like some sort of milsurp brass in trade.
Forum: Reloading April 21st, 2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,205
Views: 247,645
Posted By Melnic
Great, you can start with white rice and end up...

Great, you can start with white rice and end up with brown rice for extra fiber!

I loaded up 200 rounds of 45acp last night to try to catch up with the 1911 shooting I have been doing.
Now...
Forum: Outdoor Sports April 21st, 2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By Melnic
app is called Troll Master ...

app is called Troll Master

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=free.ai_trevor_lewis.TrollMaster&hl=en_US&gl=US

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/troll-master-depth-calculator/id1459946758...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 21st, 2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,394
Posted By Melnic
Cross linking to the Master Po NRA load data on...

Cross linking to the Master Po NRA load data on the Garand

https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=234195
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 21st, 2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,319
Posted By Melnic
Linking to the thread on CMP update on Ammo specs...

Linking to the thread on CMP update on Ammo specs

https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=256365
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 21st, 2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By Melnic
With those sights, possibly the most accurate...

With those sights, possibly the most accurate shooting iron sights bolt gun of WWII

What are the manufacturers of them, date on barrel, stamps under stock etc.....
pics to show the style of the...
Forum: Reloading April 20th, 2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By Melnic
I"m expecting and happy with 2MOA which is what I...

I"m expecting and happy with 2MOA which is what I get with Xtreme and unhappy with 4MOA with bulk plinking ammo.

What I get from my 223 reloads generally from a decent barrel
Sierra SMK 3/4MOA...
Forum: Air Guns April 20th, 2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Melnic
And I started to think the ban hammer was on sale...

And I started to think the ban hammer was on sale "for a price"
Forum: National 2A Issues April 20th, 2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By Melnic
I think the idea is that with those situations,...

I think the idea is that with those situations, there is an effect. Not to give a black & White, if this happens, that will happen. It seems that what he is showing is statistics. Many times in...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 20th, 2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,164
Posted By Melnic
oh, I did polish the extractor radius (if I'm...

oh, I did polish the extractor radius (if I'm understanding this correctly) on the one that's in the gun right now.

BTW, with all of this I'm pretty certain I can now break down my 1911 with my...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 20th, 2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,164
Posted By Melnic
So, spent some time taking out the barrel / lug...

So, spent some time taking out the barrel / lug bump.
I did not do any polishing of the breach face yet. I'll keep that idea in my pocket for now.
I also removed the mag well that was added to the...
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