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Forum: Rifles December 8th, 2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By GuitarmanNick
No bolt catch, hammer smacking a brass spacer,...

No bolt catch, hammer smacking a brass spacer, and an open chassis make me think that this is more of a novelty than a practicality. Looks like a cool project that I would not want to carry into a...
Forum: Handguns December 7th, 2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By GuitarmanNick
I use Tipton's but A-Zoom would be okay in a...

I use Tipton's but A-Zoom would be okay in a revolver. I do not recommend the A-Zooms in semi-autos because the get damaged by extractors and leave aluminum chips behind sometimes.
Forum: Reloading December 2nd, 2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By GuitarmanNick
My First Squib!

Today, I decided to expend some rounds that I reloaded a long time ago, in less than ideal conditions. I was interrupted several times while doing them and it was the first time that I had done any...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 26th, 2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,927
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Wishing you the best, sir. A little...

Wishing you the best, sir.

A little unsolicited advice:
Seems like when the nest is about to empty, things change. One had left when she went through her transformation into a hateful and...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 26th, 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,927
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Reading threads like this remind me of why I...

Reading threads like this remind me of why I describe myself as "happily divorced"!

The way I look at it,... I served 20 years(19 of them very happy) of the life sentence and got released early...
Forum: Central Maryland November 24th, 2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,667
Posted By GuitarmanNick
I have been on many types of ranges in the last...

I have been on many types of ranges in the last 50 years. It has always been a habit of mine to keep my guard up at all times. Even in the military, there were idiots that would sweep the line with a...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 24th, 2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Very nice, indeed.

Very nice, indeed.
Forum: The Depot November 24th, 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,503
Posted By GuitarmanNick
I won't be ordering from Amazon until more info...

I won't be ordering from Amazon until more info on their data breach is made public! Usually when information is not forthcoming in a timely manner, something much worse than initially reported comes...
Forum: Handguns November 17th, 2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 38,145
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Nice work, PYR!

Nice work, PYR!
Forum: Gunsmithing November 17th, 2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,222
Posted By GuitarmanNick
What I should have said was "the higher the twist...

What I should have said was "the higher the twist rate", instead of "the more twist". You are correct. Not sure how I let that slip through. I am usually careful to proof read before posting.
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Forum: Handguns November 17th, 2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 38,145
Posted By GuitarmanNick
A little project that I completed yesterday. My...

A little project that I completed yesterday. My hand is shaky and my eyesight is not very good up close so stippling was not something I felt comfortable doing. This treatment took less than 10...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 17th, 2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Very nice finds.

Very nice finds.
Forum: Gunsmithing November 16th, 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,222
Posted By GuitarmanNick
For precision shooting with an AR, most will...

For precision shooting with an AR, most will choose a Wylde barrel. The chamber is cut differently and was designed specifically for overall accuracy. Twist rate is also a consideration. The more...
Forum: Gunsmithing November 16th, 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,222
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Okay, I am a cheap SOB and try to save a buck...

Okay, I am a cheap SOB and try to save a buck whenever I can. If you already have an AR that meets mil-specs, you have the base for a very nice firearm. There are more ways to upgrade it, than you...
Forum: Recreational Shooting November 13th, 2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,952
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Quite frankly, I am a little suspicious of the...

Quite frankly, I am a little suspicious of the RSO asking about building an AR. I had a similar experience on my first trip there, but it seemed more like the RSO was trying to get information on...
Forum: Handguns November 12th, 2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,408
Posted By GuitarmanNick
The molecular structure of the polymer materials...

The molecular structure of the polymer materials used in guns, is very strong. It's biggest con is exposure to extreme heat.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 11th, 2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By GuitarmanNick
After disassembly and cleaning, it looks like...

After disassembly and cleaning, it looks like these were refurbished using only a few old parts. Mine has the number from another gun hand engraved on the slide stop lever. The spring for it was also...
Forum: Rifles November 8th, 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,151
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Making a mountain out of a mole hill here, IMO....

Making a mountain out of a mole hill here, IMO. If the mag well is centered along the same line as the fire control pocket and the buffer tube, it will function reliably!

I have used lowers from 5...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 8th, 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By GuitarmanNick
A CZ-82 is on my list to acquire at some point in...

A CZ-82 is on my list to acquire at some point in the future. Although I don't have anything in the caliber yet, the M-57 has been trying to get on there, too. Lazarus' feedback just made me add it.
Forum: Handguns November 8th, 2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By GuitarmanNick
I prefer Red Army Elite. It has brass cases and...

I prefer Red Army Elite. It has brass cases and holds up well for reloading in the P-64.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 7th, 2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Have you had a chance to fire the M57 yet? I have...

Have you had a chance to fire the M57 yet? I have been curious if they are functioning as they should or prone to problems.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 7th, 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By GuitarmanNick
My new addition arrived this afternoon, and I...

My new addition arrived this afternoon, and I couldn't be more happy. Classic has surpassed my expectations with an example that appears unfired and is in excellent condition. It appears unissued and...
Forum: Handguns November 5th, 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 38,145
Posted By GuitarmanNick
You can narrow the sides of the frame a little...

You can narrow the sides of the frame a little with fine sandpaper until it fits a standard holster. That is one of the mods I did on my v1.5.
Forum: Rifles November 5th, 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,151
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Just checked two of mine and reviewed the shop...

Just checked two of mine and reviewed the shop drawings. That is how it is supposed to be.
Forum: Rifles November 5th, 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,151
Posted By GuitarmanNick
The magwell should be centered along the same...

The magwell should be centered along the same line as the fire control pocket. Your magwell is perfectly normal!
Forum: Handguns November 4th, 2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Very nice work! Hoping to do one myself, someday....

Very nice work! Hoping to do one myself, someday. Got a few other projects that need to be knocked out, first.
Forum: Handguns November 4th, 2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,408
Posted By GuitarmanNick
One of the Austrian military's initial...

One of the Austrian military's initial requirements required, "No more than 20 malfunctions are permitted during the first 10,000 rounds fired, not even minor jams that can be cleared without the use...
Forum: Rifles November 3rd, 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Not sure why trajectory would be affected by...

Not sure why trajectory would be affected by sight height. If you are looking for an idea on what distance to zero the rifle for the flattest trajectory, I would suggest the Army's 50/200 yard zero....
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 3rd, 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By GuitarmanNick
My youngest is now 39 so I certainly hope no more...

My youngest is now 39 so I certainly hope no more kids are in my future unless they are grandkids!:)
Forum: Optics November 3rd, 2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,409
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Over the years I have mounted a few scopes using...

Over the years I have mounted a few scopes using levels with good results. After seeing this video, I decided to check two that I have mounted recently and to my surprise, both were slightly off.
...
Forum: Central Maryland November 2nd, 2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Prayers for her safe return.

Prayers for her safe return.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 2nd, 2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Another On The Way!

I have had my P-64 for awhile and like it's compact size and reasonably stout round. It has proven to be a very accurate little pistol, too. I installed the PolishIron grips, and it is actually...
Forum: Reloading November 1st, 2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,020
Posted By GuitarmanNick
You may want to load some of each type just to...

You may want to load some of each type just to get things set up and fine tuned. Determine the desired charge and overall length needed for reliable functioning in all of your firearms using that...
Forum: Handguns November 1st, 2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,271
Posted By GuitarmanNick
The reason that Marylandistan's gun laws are so...

The reason that Marylandistan's gun laws are so stupid is because our laws reflect the intelligence and vast firearms knowledge possessed by those that have been elected by our Democrat "friends" in...
Forum: Reloading October 30th, 2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,024
Posted By GuitarmanNick
You are quite right about that. Many times when...

You are quite right about that. Many times when others see me using the brass catcher on a weapon, they will ask if I would like to have their brass. I have quite a stash of once fired .223 brass...
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