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Forum: Optics Today, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Pinecone
What price range? I have a pair of Steiner's...

What price range?

I have a pair of Steiner's I bought when we had a sail boat, with a built in compass for doing bearings. Very nice. 7x50 But now days are well over $1000.
Forum: Optics Today, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Pinecone
Steyr Scout is a great rifle. It is NOT a...

Steyr Scout is a great rifle.

It is NOT a target shooting rifle. Wrong tool for the job.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues Today, 01:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By Pinecone
There was no requirement for you to do so. ...

There was no requirement for you to do so.

1) The requirement for registration did not go into effect until 10/1/2013.
2) You only need to register regulated firearms. If you were an MD...
Forum: The Depot Yesterday, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Pinecone
Or, read the instruction manual. If you...

Or, read the instruction manual.

If you don't have one, you can probably get it online.
Forum: Reloading Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Pinecone
Problem is, now people will buy all they can get...

Problem is, now people will buy all they can get their hands on, raising demand, so make it harder to find.

Then eventually, they will figure out they have a supply enough for 2 lifetimes, and it...
Forum: Handguns September 12th, 2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,408
Posted By Pinecone
How do you lollipop a torso? :D

How do you lollipop a torso?

:D
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 12th, 2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,607
Posted By Pinecone
My first line stated transport in an SUV. No...

My first line stated transport in an SUV. No trunk.

But you are correct, if there is a separate trunk, no locks required.

Although, my one car has a trunk, but the back seats fold down and...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 12th, 2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 836
Posted By Pinecone
Maybe for local smiths. But I know Short Action...

Maybe for local smiths. But I know Short Action customs stocks a lot of things.

And barrels are caliber, but not cartridge specific. A .30 cal barrel can become any .30 cartridge.

Agreed with...
Forum: Reloading September 10th, 2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By Pinecone
They still sell them. If you ever want to...

They still sell them.

If you ever want to get rid of some bandoleers and cardboards, let my know. I would like to have a few.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 9th, 2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,272
Posted By Pinecone
Why not help them deplete their stock? And spike...

Why not help them deplete their stock? And spike sales, so they maybe go HMM, we can sell more and make more money.

I stopped by a couple of Walmarts last Saturday and got a good stash of 9mm.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 9th, 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,528
Posted By Pinecone
I was in Louisiana many years ago. Went to a...

I was in Louisiana many years ago. Went to a nearby school with a friend and her kids. We ended up in a bottle rocket war with another group.

I fired 2 GROSS (12 dozen) bottle rockets.

About...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 9th, 2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,499
Posted By Pinecone
They could have a carry permit for another state....

They could have a carry permit for another state.

HQL would also suffice.
Forum: Gunsmithing September 9th, 2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 836
Posted By Pinecone
Unless the smith you choose has what you need in...

Unless the smith you choose has what you need in stock.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 6th, 2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By Pinecone
Not even then. It is just shown under both...

Not even then. It is just shown under both names, with the appropriate transfer dates.
Forum: Rifles September 5th, 2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,401
Posted By Pinecone
No, it must go through an FFL. FFL can be in...

No, it must go through an FFL. FFL can be in any state.

But the transaction must be legal in the state the FFL is in, and in the state of residence of the purchaser (recipient).
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 5th, 2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,607
Posted By Pinecone
When I transport in an SUV, I lock the box with...

When I transport in an SUV, I lock the box with the ammo.

FOPA says firearm case OR ammo case must be locked.

But FOPA really applies if the state's requirements are stricter than where you...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 4th, 2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,373
Posted By Pinecone
Not bumped, but weather issues. I met a guy...

Not bumped, but weather issues.

I met a guy from TN that had that happen. Flying through Newark, weather canceled their ongoing flight.

Went to baggage claim, the second his hand touched the...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 4th, 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,528
Posted By Pinecone
It depends on the smoke bombs. But most are...

It depends on the smoke bombs. But most are pyrotechnic devices (burning) to generate the smoke.
Forum: Gunsmithing September 4th, 2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 836
Posted By Pinecone
Other options are to send it out. I have...

Other options are to send it out.

I have used Short Action Customs in Ohio and Long Rifles Inc in SD.

Both do excellent work, with very quick turn around times. For threading/muzzle brake...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 4th, 2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,155
Posted By Pinecone
White Oak and Lilja also make very good AR...

White Oak and Lilja also make very good AR barrels.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 3rd, 2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By Pinecone
Also, no 7 day wait. The 7 days starts after...

Also, no 7 day wait.

The 7 days starts after it is in the hands of the MD FFL and the 77r is submitted.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 3rd, 2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By Pinecone
Actually, as of a few years ago, they stopped...

Actually, as of a few years ago, they stopped approving DC letters until after the first handgun purchase.

Not in the law, but how MSP started doing it.

But he has already purchased one, so...
Forum: Rimfire September 1st, 2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By Pinecone
Probably one of the M1 Carbine clones. But...

Probably one of the M1 Carbine clones.

But you cannot beat a stock base model. Like fresh food ingredients, so the potential to come anything from a snack to a gourmet meal.
Forum: Reloading August 28th, 2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By Pinecone
A reloading bench top is not sacrificial. I...

A reloading bench top is not sacrificial.

I did mine in matte white laminate.

Easy to see small parts and powder and primers.
Forum: Reloading August 25th, 2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Pinecone
IIRC< Dan's original instruction said to start...

IIRC< Dan's original instruction said to start with touching, then tune by backing off. That way you start with the worst case for pressure.

My rifle is a stock Rem 700 chamber, so almost...
Forum: Reloading August 25th, 2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Pinecone
No, 3% from accuracy node to accuracy node or...

No, 3% from accuracy node to accuracy node or scatter node to scatter node. 1.5% between accuracy node and scatter node.

You are looking at similar POI, NOT group size.



Group size will...
Forum: Rimfire August 25th, 2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Pinecone
Interesting on the cleaning. When I shot on...

Interesting on the cleaning.

When I shot on the rifle team in college, we cleaned the rifles once per year, at the end of the season. NEVER during.

No copper, as all our match ammo was lead...
Forum: Reloading August 25th, 2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Pinecone
74, 74,4 and 74,8 are all about 3 squares left...

74, 74,4 and 74,8 are all about 3 squares left and 2 squares up.

If you shot these properly round robin, I would say 74.4.

Also 73.2 and 73.6 are about the same location, and 73.4 is about 3%...
Forum: National 2A Issues August 23rd, 2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,473
Posted By Pinecone
Nope. Mine expired and I did not realize. ...

Nope. Mine expired and I did not realize.

Renewal took about a month. This was last winter.
Forum: Reloading August 22nd, 2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Pinecone
All I have done for cleaning is to wipe the ram...

All I have done for cleaning is to wipe the ram (run it up and down) with a rag with brake cleaner or some other solvent.

Then re-oil. Instead of disassembly for cleaning and lubing, I will sent...
Forum: Reloading August 22nd, 2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,672
Posted By Pinecone
Yes, typo. 43.5 grains.

Yes, typo. 43.5 grains.
Forum: Reloading August 21st, 2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,672
Posted By Pinecone
I shoot 175 SMK, 43.5 grain Varget, in Lapua...

I shoot 175 SMK, 43.5 grain Varget, in Lapua brass, and get 2600 out of 24"

Just saying.
Forum: Reloading August 21st, 2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,672
Posted By Pinecone
I think you quoted the wrong post. I am...

I think you quoted the wrong post. I am getting 2600 out of 24" That is what my Oehler chrono says I am getting.

And Ballistic AE gives me good dial ins based on that velocity.
Forum: Reloading August 20th, 2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,672
Posted By Pinecone
Yeah, my .308 load is 2600 out of 24"

Yeah, my .308 load is 2600 out of 24"
Forum: Reloading August 20th, 2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,672
Posted By Pinecone
1) What step sizes? 5 steps in 43 - 46 is...

1) What step sizes? 5 steps in 43 - 46 is almost a grain, which is over 2%. Since nodes are only 3% apart, the step size is too much.

2) If doing an OCW, you should fire round robin. 1 round...
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