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Forum: Reloading June 2nd, 2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By Doco Overboard
Looks like the radius f the primer cup took a hit...

Looks like the radius f the primer cup took a hit to flame cutting. Thats the part of the primer that is work hardened from being formed into a cup so it could be a tad harder than the rest of the...
Forum: Eastern Shore June 1st, 2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By Doco Overboard
When I lived in Preston we had a deep well and...

When I lived in Preston we had a deep well and good water, the folks across the road had one that was similar or nearly the same depth but with a little barely egg smell that made bad ice.
Of course...
Forum: Eastern Shore June 1st, 2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By Doco Overboard
I live near the river so you can hand dig to...

I live near the river so you can hand dig to about four foot and have water. The poorly tasting water is from the deep wells.
Maybe it's different over that way.
Forum: Eastern Shore June 1st, 2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By Doco Overboard
WHy so deep John? Outside of nitrates/small kids...

WHy so deep John? Outside of nitrates/small kids isn't all the good tasting water on top? Around my way the shallow wells don't have sulfur or iron taste but I don't know if they will let you drill...
Forum: Reloading June 1st, 2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By Doco Overboard
Something to checkout is a flash channel that has...

Something to checkout is a flash channel that has become eroded or reamed oversize on accident. (expanding gas pressure could overcome the tensile/elasticity strength of the primer cup material) then...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 31st, 2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Doco Overboard
I use everything from valve lapping compound to...

I use everything from valve lapping compound to silicon carbide paste mixed with oil to smooth up a chamber.
Even down to Flitz or JB compound.
A chamber mop works good to get out lite scoring. ...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 31st, 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By Doco Overboard
If its got a link and pin in it I would be...

If its got a link and pin in it I would be looking at that. Do a stick test on it once you have the foreign bits out of it.
Forum: Gunsmithing May 30th, 2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Doco Overboard
No1 rifles are easy to do once they are apart....

No1 rifles are easy to do once they are apart. They almost always breech up without to much fuss, Ive done a few of them.
The problem with them for most people is fitting the wood to get them to...
Forum: Reloading May 30th, 2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,257
Posted By Doco Overboard
O I see now, use the small rod for the smaller...

O I see now, use the small rod for the smaller cases like this and adjust it until it just touches the case web. You don't want to smash the case from the inside with over compression.
Lower the...
Forum: Reloading May 30th, 2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,257
Posted By Doco Overboard
I don't know what you mean? Are saying you have...

I don't know what you mean? Are saying you have to cut brass off the swaging mandrel?

It should have a plate that just knocks the case off as the press handle is raised.
Forum: Outdoor Sports May 29th, 2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Doco Overboard
The metal shop in Del-Mar does that sort of...

The metal shop in Del-Mar does that sort of thing.

http://themetalshopmotorsports.com/
Forum: Rifles May 26th, 2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,125
Posted By Doco Overboard
I learned to shoot with irons and still do as...

I learned to shoot with irons and still do as best I can.
When my dad taught me to shoot I thought the neatest thing was using the front site to estimate the distance to a man. Depending on whether...
Forum: Outdoor Sports May 25th, 2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,512
Posted By Doco Overboard
Some will be strutting still at the end of June....

Some will be strutting still at the end of June. I'm not sure if the morbidity of last years hatch has as much to do with how vocal they are.
I could probably see the increased numbers of birds of...
Forum: Optics May 25th, 2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By Doco Overboard
For most of the rifles I own with open /iron...

For most of the rifles I own with open /iron sights anything 2600 fps or over gets zeroed @200
Slower rifles say 22oo to 2400 @100 22 rimfire at 50 yds. I make notes in small binders and plot...
Forum: Rifles May 23rd, 2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,395
Posted By Doco Overboard
Probably because the rear bridge of the rifle is...

Probably because the rear bridge of the rifle is so high. The little lean forward makes the front sight base come up to level the rifle.
Crawling the rear sight with a ball cap on can push it even...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 23rd, 2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By Doco Overboard
Your rifle barrel has a Np (London proof House)...

Your rifle barrel has a Np (London proof House) pre 55 proof right on the barrel next to the sold out of service cip marks. For that time period it may have sufficed for import /export marks. English...
Forum: Rifles May 23rd, 2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,395
Posted By Doco Overboard
Over a period of time I picked up a few M17 and...

Over a period of time I picked up a few M17 and P14 rifles.
I have a W marked rifle with a pretty low serial, a pretty clean Eddystone with no rebuild marks and one with this stamp that I could...
Forum: Rifles May 22nd, 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Doco Overboard
Id get it short so when it becomes worn or you...

Id get it short so when it becomes worn or you want it adjusted you could re-cut the throat only.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 22nd, 2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By Doco Overboard
I see it now, If you look real close you can also...

I see it now, If you look real close you can also see where the bottom third of the knox has been patched if that's what#3 and 4 photo is showing.
They rarely wasted a thing if they didn't have to!...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 22nd, 2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By Doco Overboard
Was it a metal screw, kind of like a weird dry...

Was it a metal screw, kind of like a weird dry wall screw with course threads? You can find Indian or Pakistani rifle timber that has that screw in them like that.

I would save the old fore-end...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 22nd, 2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By Doco Overboard
Nice job! I own a few no 4 rifles and they are...

Nice job! I own a few no 4 rifles and they are all manufactured by Savage.
The serial no on your rifle according o info I have was made in between Jan-Feb 1943. The proof marks on the barrel usually...
Forum: Outdoor Sports May 19th, 2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,087
Posted By Doco Overboard
Alleluia for taking a piss. Go right away when...

Alleluia for taking a piss. Go right away when you have to instead of waiting and don't worry about it. Waiting is what will get you messed up.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 19th, 2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Doco Overboard
I just went and looked at a couple Savage no 4's....

I just went and looked at a couple Savage no 4's. The ejector screw sticks out approximately 2 1/2 threads and has about 20-35 thou clearance between the bolt head and ejector screw with the bolt...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 19th, 2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Doco Overboard
So, the end of the screw where it protrudes...

So, the end of the screw where it protrudes through the body wall should be reduced in diameter and have an hourglass shape.
It’s constructed like it’s meant to be easilyadjusted. Most of the time...
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 18th, 2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By Doco Overboard
WTB- Sported Mauser-cut down rifle

Sported/cut down M98 Rifle for project, need a donor- nothing fancy with a unopened bolt face, standard OAL.
Forum: Eastern Shore May 18th, 2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,893
Posted By Doco Overboard
Lots of places that intersect with 50 are...

Lots of places that intersect with 50 are dangerous. The light al Mardela people will drive right through a stale yellow or green light. 60 ft rd and on down through is a problem area. Hebron at 50...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 18th, 2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Doco Overboard
On my rifle I seem to remember the brass moving...

On my rifle I seem to remember the brass moving forward about .003 when I measured it. I used Remington and H match to accumulate brass, bought some H brass and then resize to fit reliably with a...
Forum: Eastern Shore May 18th, 2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,893
Posted By Doco Overboard
Someone was killed near 60 ft. rd. just the other...

Someone was killed near 60 ft. rd. just the other day. A lot of local boys are patrolling down that way whose family and friends experience the yearly change in behavior during beach time. 55 is the...
Forum: The Depot May 17th, 2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By Doco Overboard
Was shooting steel cased 30 C in a pistol a...

Was shooting steel cased 30 C in a pistol a couple weeks ago with a guy at the club. Had to knock the cases out of the cylinder manually to reload probably because of spring back. It was just worth...
Forum: Outdoor Sports May 16th, 2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,512
Posted By Doco Overboard
Great Job! That will be a nice fan and beard/spur...

Great Job! That will be a nice fan and beard/spur display for the first one.
Forum: Gunsmithing May 13th, 2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By Doco Overboard
It would be interesting to know what the...

It would be interesting to know what the difference in taper is between actual cases and the gauge. 9mm is supposed to headspace on the mouth but does it really?
I bet they are the same- wag.
Forum: Gunsmithing May 13th, 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,568
Posted By Doco Overboard
When you do that, the fp protrusion subtracted...

When you do that, the fp protrusion subtracted from the head gap + the depth of the primer intrusion -.025 primer cup average or maybe .017 for pistol primers or as close as you can get it may give...
Forum: Reloading May 12th, 2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By Doco Overboard
First thing that comes to mind for me is #3fffg...

First thing that comes to mind for me is #3fffg for a SHTF situation. The why is all you have to do is keep it dry and you can blow stuff up with it if you choose.
Probably not the best answer you...
Forum: Reloading May 12th, 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,171
Posted By Doco Overboard
Outside of a double charge or wrong powder type...

Outside of a double charge or wrong powder type your primary worry should be handling primers and how many you have together at the same time and in what type of device they are being handled or...
Forum: Eastern Shore May 12th, 2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,893
Posted By Doco Overboard
You know years ago OC and the De beach area were...

You know years ago OC and the De beach area were such a nice place to go and hang out, swim do some fishing etc.
Itís still a nice place but politics and overcrowding ruin everything.
My buddy...
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