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Forum: Rifles February 14th, 2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By byf43
Can't wait to see the finished project!! ...

Can't wait to see the finished project!!

Sounds incredible! :thumbsup::party29::thumbsup:
Forum: Reloading February 7th, 2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 976
Posted By byf43
When doing load work-up and small batch...

When doing load work-up and small batch reloading, I use my OLD Lee Auto-Prime tool.

Not one issue. I've had it since '79.
Forum: The Depot January 26th, 2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By byf43
^^^^^This. Back in the day, I used "Zip...

^^^^^This.

Back in the day, I used "Zip Lock" Freezer Bags, and partially filled them with dried (in the oven) play sand. Sand was cheap. $2.00 for a 50 lb bag.

Keyword...... DRIED. (Spread...
Forum: Rifles January 22nd, 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By byf43
By "modern Mauser", do you mean the Remington...

By "modern Mauser", do you mean the Remington 798???
Winchester "pre-64" and the new "control feed" are Mauser actions.


Zastava (I think that's right) are Mauser actions. If I'm not mistaken,...
Forum: Shotguns January 17th, 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By byf43
:lol2::lol2::lol2::lol2:

:lol2::lol2::lol2::lol2:
Forum: Shotguns January 15th, 2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By byf43
My youngest son took his first turkey using my...

My youngest son took his first turkey using my Remington 1100 (12 ga) with the Competition Master 22" barrel, with a Kick's "Gobblin' Thunder" choketube. (.665" constriction.)

The load was a...
Forum: Rifles January 8th, 2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By byf43
I too, have a 700 SPS AAC-SD. Nice...

I too, have a 700 SPS AAC-SD.

Nice rifle!!!!!!

AAC-SD needing a muzzle brake????????

Mine shoots like a "pooty-tat".
To me, the only thing a muzzle brake will do, is make it LOUDER for...
Forum: Reloading January 3rd, 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By byf43
What is the brand of LP primers that you...

What is the brand of LP primers that you have??????

Where are you located???
Forum: Handguns January 2nd, 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,476
Posted By byf43
Ah yes. 17 ported. Forgot all about that. ...

Ah yes. 17 ported. Forgot all about that.

Thanks!
Forum: Rifles January 2nd, 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By byf43
NICE shooting. REALLY NICE shooting!!!! (Caps...

NICE shooting. REALLY NICE shooting!!!! (Caps for emphasis!!!!!!!!)

:thumbsup::thumbsup:
Forum: Handguns January 2nd, 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,476
Posted By byf43
I MAY just have to get my HQL, now. Think...

I MAY just have to get my HQL, now.

Think Colt Commander/Combat Commander.
Beretta Centurion.

Same/same.

Full-sized frame, shorter barrel/slide assembly.

Like a fool, I didn't get the...
Forum: Rifles December 22nd, 2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,210
Posted By byf43
Being a BIG FAN of the .45-70............. ...

Being a BIG FAN of the .45-70.............

I'll pass.

$4800.00 is a LOT of $$$ for a semi-auto version of the cartridge, but is NOT a .45-70 Gov't, no matter what anybody says.

Needing...
Forum: Rifles December 18th, 2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By byf43
My beloved M1A hasn't come out of it's...

My beloved M1A hasn't come out of it's stock......... well.......... since I've owned it.
Forum: Reloading December 12th, 2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By byf43
Yep. Ashland, VA, I think. Fantastic store....

Yep. Ashland, VA, I think.

Fantastic store.

It is a bit of a hike for you.

Bass Pro (Hanover) may have the H4350.
Forum: Reloading December 11th, 2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By byf43
My youngest son and I were at GreenTop a couple...

My youngest son and I were at GreenTop a couple of weeks ago, and they had both IMR and H 4350.

The IMR was being 'rationed'.

One 8lb keg, or five 1lb 'cans' per person.
Forum: Shotguns December 11th, 2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,736
Posted By byf43
Flashlight battery tube. "C" cells. Bright LED...

Flashlight battery tube. "C" cells. Bright LED on the tube cap.

:shrug::shrug:
Forum: Rimfire December 11th, 2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By byf43
Nope. It is 1.5mm. 1/16" is 1.588mm,...

Nope. It is 1.5mm.

1/16" is 1.588mm, according to my handy-dandy "Fraction/Decimal/Metric Conversion Chart" stuck to my cubicle wall.

:)

Using a 3x "loupe" attached to my coke-bottle...
Forum: Rifles December 10th, 2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 961
Posted By byf43
I bought an 1895CBA (Cowboy rifle. 18-1/2"...

I bought an 1895CBA (Cowboy rifle. 18-1/2" octagonal barrel) not too long ago.

I've not shot it, yet, but, the fit and finish are pretty darned good.

Yes, the action is a little tight.
...
Forum: Rimfire December 10th, 2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By byf43
Yup. 1.5mm. I was installing a Leupold...

Yup. 1.5mm.

I was installing a Leupold 1-piece mount and dovetail rings, and had to remove the fiber optic rear sight that came on the rifle. (Darned shame, too.)

Bought both a 'tiny' set of...
Forum: Rimfire December 10th, 2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By byf43
Wound up buying a small-size set of Allen...

Wound up buying a small-size set of Allen wrenches.

Screw head is Metric.

1.5mm wrench fits perfectly.
Forum: Rimfire December 6th, 2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By byf43
Bueller???? Bueller????? Bueller???????

Bueller???? Bueller????? Bueller???????
Forum: Rimfire December 5th, 2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By byf43
Ruger 10/22 takedown rear sight screw

While trying to move the fiber optic (factory) rear sight on my 10/22 Takedown, I tried both Metric and SAE Allen head (socket) drivers/wrenches.

None of them worked.


Can someone tell me what...
Forum: Reloading December 5th, 2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,075
Posted By byf43
The best advise I can give with regard to the...

The best advise I can give with regard to the powder bushing is check and double-check the powder bushing 'charge' to a known ACCURATE scale.

Many years ago, a VERY good trap shooter at my club,...
Forum: Reloading November 30th, 2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,081
Posted By byf43
Congratulations!!!! Just wait until you...

Congratulations!!!!


Just wait until you "pop your first cap".

You'll have a grin on your face, like a kid that's just been handed a bag full of Snickers Bars!!!:D
Forum: Reloading November 27th, 2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,075
Posted By byf43
MEC 600 Jr. MK V (or whatever is offered now) is...

MEC 600 Jr. MK V (or whatever is offered now) is 'the' shotshell loading machine.

I've loaded 12 ga shells since the late '70s on a MEC 600 Jr. (pre MK whatever) machine.
The ONLY thing I've ever...
Forum: Rifles November 22nd, 2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By byf43
Nice! I've still not put one round...

Nice!

I've still not put one round downrange, from mine.

It's just resting in the safe.........
Forum: Reloading November 12th, 2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By byf43
^^^^ What Brad said. :thumbsup::thumbsup:

^^^^ What Brad said. :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Forum: Reloading October 27th, 2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,711
Posted By byf43
Well said! Adding......... IF you want...

Well said!

Adding......... IF you want REALLY SHINY brass, after you lube and size, to remove the lube, drop the brass back into the tumbler with some of the 'jeweler's rouge treated' media.
...
Forum: Rifles October 26th, 2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,791
Posted By byf43
Recently bought a Mdl 700 LR in .300 WinMag, and...

Recently bought a Mdl 700 LR in .300 WinMag, and ordered a Magpul Hunter stock for it, along with MagPul "bottom metal". It came with one magazine.

I ordered 4 extra magazines, which either got...
Forum: Reloading October 26th, 2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,711
Posted By byf43
After washing/rinsing like this, did you notice...

After washing/rinsing like this, did you notice any static cling????

Wrinkles??????






:innocent0
Forum: Reloading October 26th, 2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By byf43
Joe, IF you want to try something "in between"...

Joe, IF you want to try something "in between" your H-110 loads and the Bullseye loads, here's what I have fed my S&W mdl 19-4, for MANY years.

Hornady 158 gr JHP (or hardcast 158 gr)
Federal or...
Forum: Rifles October 20th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By byf43
NICE group!

NICE group!
Forum: Southern Maryland October 20th, 2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,219
Posted By byf43
St. Charles Sportsmans Club is a "members only"...

St. Charles Sportsmans Club is a "members only" facility, HOWEVER!, members CAN bring guests.

IF memory serves me, the guest has to pay for range time.

Yes, you can bring your own ammo.

I...
Forum: Southern Maryland October 11th, 2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By byf43
When my youngest son "tore up" the '99 SuperDuty,...

When my youngest son "tore up" the '99 SuperDuty, I wound up taking it to Dave's Autobody, on Rte. 925, here in "Waldawf".

Tina Cole is the shop manager.

They were straight shooters, and fixed...
Forum: Rifles September 25th, 2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,224
Posted By byf43
1979. Remington 700 ADL in .30-'06 w/...

1979.

Remington 700 ADL in .30-'06 w/ Redfield 3-9 scope, in Leupold rings/mount, already on it.

Bought it used, at Realco Guns on Marlboro Pike.



Everything was downhill, from...
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