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Forum: Reloading December 2nd, 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By j8064
A lesson learned. And I believe most of the...

A lesson learned. And I believe most of the members here have been there so we understand.

Acute awareness of each and every fired round us fundamental. Unfortunately the "average shooter"...
Forum: Reloading December 2nd, 2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By j8064
Shooting unknown or iffy reloads in a Garand?...

Shooting unknown or iffy reloads in a Garand? Definitely this! ^^^
Forum: Handguns December 2nd, 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,573
Posted By j8064
44 Magnum is by far my most favorite revolver...

44 Magnum is by far my most favorite revolver round. If you are lucky enough to find a Dan Wesson with interchangeable barrels, don't pass it by.

My DW and I go back many years and we know each...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues December 2nd, 2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By j8064
Looking again, you are correct. Thanks...

Looking again, you are correct.

Thanks holesonpaper! That's exactly what I needed!

:thumbsup:
Forum: Reloading December 1st, 2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By j8064
I can dig into more info tomorrow. In the...

I can dig into more info tomorrow. In the meantime this thread may help you get started...

https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=115663
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues December 1st, 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By j8064
A direct link to that text is exactly what I'm...

A direct link to that text is exactly what I'm looking for! Your link is to the GA bill...

I need a link to the enacted MD law...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues December 1st, 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By j8064
Link to Maryland FSA Mag Capacity Law?

Thanks for your help in advance!

I'm trying to help an old friend stop losing sleep because he thinks the ATF could come knocking on his door over standard capacity mags he has owned for over ten...
Forum: Black Powder November 30th, 2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By j8064
Progress Update 11/30/2018

Most of the process narrative and many pics on building these Traditions Kentucky Rifle kits has been posted on my cap lock build thread. For this kit rifle I wanted to cover some of the things I'm...
Forum: Wanted to Buy November 30th, 2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By j8064
The CMP still has come Garands available... ;) ...

The CMP still has come Garands available... ;)

http://thecmp.org/cmp_sales/rifle_sales/m1-garand/
Forum: Reloading November 25th, 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,011
Posted By j8064
This ^^^ :lol2: And it's true. :innocent0 ...

This ^^^ :lol2: And it's true. :innocent0

Last time I counted, my collection requires over 30 different calibers to feed. Some are common calibers, but many need ammo you won't typically find on...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 22nd, 2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By j8064
That's a very cool Garand. Thanks for sharing! ...

That's a very cool Garand. Thanks for sharing!

:drool:
Forum: Black Powder November 20th, 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By j8064
More Flintlock Progress

With the recent T/C Compass acquisition and the fun of shooting 270 Winchester, the Traditions flintlock kit was put aside, but not forgotten.

Turns out the forestock has a very slight "bow" -...
Forum: Black Powder November 11th, 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By j8064
:lol2: And you know exactly which Hooligan...

:lol2: And you know exactly which Hooligan donated the black walnut material. I also heard he has some Japanese rifle projects on his bench... ;) My thinking is he needs to make an Arisaka stock out...
Forum: Black Powder November 11th, 2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By j8064
Another Step Completed:

This afternoon I tackled making a spacer out of black walnut to use between the stock halves.

Again, pics of the process are posted in my other thread. Same as last time:

Slice off a piece of...
Forum: Black Powder November 10th, 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By j8064
Day One:

It was an icy 25* outside with a dusting of snow so working in my shop where it's warm made sense. And like a kid at Christmas I couldn't wait to open the Flintlock kit. :)

Great progress on rough...
Forum: Black Powder November 9th, 2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By j8064
GFY! We would love to hear more about it and see...

GFY! We would love to hear more about it and see some pics. :thumbsup:

Better yet, ahem, :poke: ...When are you planning to finally attend a Hooligan Shoot so we can see it in person?

;)
Forum: Black Powder November 9th, 2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By j8064
BTW -> Paging Melnic... I remembered your post...

BTW -> Paging Melnic... I remembered your post from the cap lock thread. :innocent0



Have you ordered your flintlock kit yet? :shrug:

:evilgrin3
Forum: Black Powder November 9th, 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By j8064
And Another Hooligan Traditions Kentucky Rifle DIY Project

Folks might remember last spring's project when I built a Kentucky cap lock:
https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?221377&p=5138321#post5138321

Welp, https://www.muzzle-loaders.com/ recently...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 8th, 2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By j8064
^^^ Glad you and the kids had a great time....

^^^

Glad you and the kids had a great time. We really enjoyed it too!

Looking forward to your next visit...

:thumbsup:
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 8th, 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By j8064
4570 and I thought the same last year... ...

4570 and I thought the same last year...

Good luck.

:fingerscrossed:
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 8th, 2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By j8064
https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=228954...

https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=228954

:innocent0
Forum: Introductions November 2nd, 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 679
Posted By j8064
Welcome from the Hooligans out here in Western...

Welcome from the Hooligans out here in Western Maryland.
Forum: Gunsmithing September 28th, 2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By j8064
If you "seriously" want to build a great shooting...

If you "seriously" want to build a great shooting Garand from parts, then (as DA suggests) try to get into a CMP AMC class. There is no better way to build one in top-notch condition. There you'll...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 21st, 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By j8064
If that's the case, why don't you just order a...

If that's the case, why don't you just order a couple of boxes of 8mm Mauser PPU ammo? Then you can shoot the rifle, have some short-term fun and save the brass to reload at another time?

If...
Forum: Southern Maryland September 21st, 2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By j8064
Not intending to hijack the OP's thread... But......

Not intending to hijack the OP's thread... But...

You can get 10 SKS stripper clips with a pouch for $8 from Sarco. Ammo not included - of course. They work well in all my Chi-Com SKS rifles.
...
Forum: Southern Maryland September 21st, 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By j8064
rickyp, You might get better and easier...

rickyp,

You might get better and easier input from the MDS members with only one thread going on the same topic... (Or simply referencing links to the threads...)

Just a thought... ;);)
...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 21st, 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By j8064
I can't tell you a lot about the rifle, but I...

I can't tell you a lot about the rifle, but I have two Yugo 24/47's plus several Turks and a K98 - all in 8x57. I reload for all of them.

My first question is why would you want/need to reform...
Forum: Wanted to Buy September 18th, 2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By j8064
buellsfurn, I wouldn't count on getting a...

buellsfurn,

I wouldn't count on getting a quick response from Springfield Sporters. I don't know the specifics of their health issues, but I've dealt with Russell by voice several times in the...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 14th, 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By j8064
A dirty rear sight is likely not your problem....

A dirty rear sight is likely not your problem. But cleaning the rear sight gears isn't hard. Be bold - but not stupid! (You should learn how the sight works so thanks for humoring me ;)) Hopefully...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 14th, 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By j8064
Here we go again: First I suggest you start...

Here we go again:

First I suggest you start with a mechanical zero on your Garand. That means having your front sight as close to the center of its base as you can visually get it.
Next: Bring...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 8th, 2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,705
Posted By j8064
Thay's great Zorros. Now you've seen first hand...

Thay's great Zorros. Now you've seen first hand that Garand sights and other assemblies are not all that complicated. That should boost your confidence that you can actually clean and lube your rifle...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 7th, 2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,705
Posted By j8064
I kinda think you clarified your remarks in other...

I kinda think you clarified your remarks in other posts and agreed on what the OP's best next step's could be... ;) :innocent0

I'll file this thread in my "???" Hooligan folder... :rolleyes:

:)
Forum: Wanted to Buy September 6th, 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By j8064
They're about $35 at Sarco:...

They're about $35 at Sarco: http://www.e-sarcoinc.com/sksmagazinecomplete.aspx But OOS of course.
Other's like Numrich etc. may have them.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 5th, 2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,705
Posted By j8064
Meeting the Hooligans is simple. We usually...

Meeting the Hooligans is simple. We usually arrive at the Savage River Range in Garrett County by 0800 on Sunday mornings. It's rare we aren't there.

You have an open invitation, Zorros. All you...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 5th, 2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,705
Posted By j8064
I agree with dist1646. You can also include me...

I agree with dist1646. You can also include me with any additional questions.

dist1646 is 100% correct about the book he mentions. We received the book at our CMP AMC class. It's a great reference...
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