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Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 7th, 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By bpm32
Renewal took 3 weeks last week

Renewal took 3 weeks last week
Forum: Reloading October 6th, 2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By bpm32
Wasnít Alliant bought by Northrop in the Orbital...

Wasnít Alliant bought by Northrop in the Orbital ATK sale? I have a hard time keeping all this straight.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 6th, 2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By bpm32
They do excellent work, but I assume they have a...

They do excellent work, but I assume they have a long backlog. Rebarreling either of those rifles is easy if youíve got the tools, so I wouldnít worry too much about having someone else do it.
Forum: Industry Partners October 3rd, 2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By bpm32
óAll C&R guns have to go through a non-03FFL now...

óAll C&R guns have to go through a non-03FFL now in CA. There is no waiting period if the individual has an 03FFL and a CA COE. Sales tax is collected if the gun came from an out-of-state dealer.
...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 28th, 2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,771
Posted By bpm32
In the past, usually the "No Maryland" guys are...

In the past, usually the "No Maryland" guys are low-volume sellers who were slightly "off" or companies large enough to have received threatening letters from the MD AG's office.

I wonder if the...
Forum: Handguns September 28th, 2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,971
Posted By bpm32
Rare, but it does happen, like with this famous...

Rare, but it does happen, like with this famous case:

https://www.foxnews.com/us/austin-cops-sure-shot-stopped-crazed-gunman

Not self-defense exactly, but in defense of innocent lives.
Forum: Handguns September 27th, 2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,971
Posted By bpm32
I think youíre taking his comment out of context....

I think youíre taking his comment out of context. This guy was ambushed and wounded in an assassination where his partner was murdered. He goes around as a public speaker trying to motivate people....
Forum: Gunsmithing September 25th, 2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,031
Posted By bpm32
I donít know, man. If it were me I would just buy...

I donít know, man. If it were me I would just buy a Service Grade from CMP, which will be in military spec and perfectly safe to shoot. Charlie is probably referring to worn out CMP Rack Grades. Even...
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 25th, 2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,214
Posted By bpm32
Yeah, and I suspect eye dominance isnít as innate...

Yeah, and I suspect eye dominance isnít as innate as handedness. I remember reading something by Grant Cunningham, the Colt revolver gunsmith. He claimed that his eye dominance had changed from years...
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 24th, 2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,214
Posted By bpm32
Eye dominance is not an absolute thing: people...

Eye dominance is not an absolute thing: people with a very strong dominance in one eye typically don’t even need to close or occlude their non-dominant eye. Those people would be ill-served by...
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 24th, 2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,214
Posted By bpm32
The issue is that the non-dominant eye will...

The issue is that the non-dominant eye will fatigue faster than the dominant eye.

ETA—closing one eye will cause the pupil in the open eye to dilate, which supposedly fatigues that eye even...
Forum: Ammo Jon September 23rd, 2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 52,996
Posted By bpm32
An ammo crisis happens every few years now. It...

An ammo crisis happens every few years now. It would surprise me if it had anything to do with large-scale government ammunition procurement, which is generally established years out.
Forum: Wanted to Buy September 21st, 2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,788
Posted By bpm32
I wouldnít necessarily broadcast the resale...

I wouldnít necessarily broadcast the resale thingóitís perfectly okay, but itís kind of a sore subject and the reason CMP put the annual Garand limit in place.
Forum: National 2A Issues August 12th, 2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By bpm32
The extra paperwork an MD FFL would have to do to...

The extra paperwork an MD FFL would have to do to ship to CA is to add themselves to the California Firearms Licensee Check (CFLC) system, which is irritating, but not onerous. Thatíll spit out some...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 12th, 2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By bpm32
Weirdly enough recent Rock Islands are claimed to...

Weirdly enough recent Rock Islands are claimed to be acceptable base guns by California Bullseye smiths. Their roster prohibits frames, so thatís what they do. My eyes just about bugged out of my...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 12th, 2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By bpm32
Itís been awhile, but I believe the hooks on the...

Itís been awhile, but I believe the hooks on the inside of the hammer (top hooks in your picture orientation) and the hooks on the trigger. Be careful as the parts fly apart spectacularly.

Edit to...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 12th, 2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By bpm32
Thereís a trick to that too. You wedge a flathead...

Thereís a trick to that too. You wedge a flathead screwdriver in there, give it a little twist, and theyíll pop apart. Takes 5 seconds. CMP armorers teach it in their class.
Forum: Gunsmithing August 12th, 2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By bpm32
Donít worry about itóthis has pretty much...

Donít worry about itóthis has pretty much happened to everyone. Thereís a kind of trick to compress the spring and itís not that difficult if you put the parts back in the correct order. Just follow...
Forum: The Depot August 6th, 2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 173,894
Posted By bpm32
The "Tegimenting" helps with corrosion in...

The "Tegimenting" helps with corrosion in addition to the hardness of the steel? Didn't know that. Always wanted a Sinn, but never pulled the trigger.
Forum: Gunsmithing August 6th, 2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By bpm32
Are you primarily looking for a fun experience or...

Are you primarily looking for a fun experience or are you trying to save money? If it's the latter, then Rock Island 1911s are actually pretty good and it would be hard to do much better cost-wise...
Forum: Handguns July 29th, 2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,436
Posted By bpm32
If you guys want real entertainment you should...

If you guys want real entertainment you should check out the ads on CalGuns. I saw a Glock 19 Gen 5 sell for $1750.

Desirable non-roster gun, so it canít be ďimportedĒ into CA except by a cop or...
Forum: Reloading July 27th, 2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,735
Posted By bpm32
Thanks for this, OP. Itís refreshing that Western...

Thanks for this, OP. Itís refreshing that Western will be so clear in their response.

Nitroglycerin production is a huge, huge pain. You generally canít move it around, so double base is typically...
Forum: Handguns July 6th, 2020, 02:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,276
Posted By bpm32
Agree with this. I paid stupid money for a mint...

Agree with this. I paid stupid money for a mint P7M8, but itís basically just a neat toy to me. So many guns are pretty much the same, but the P7 is itís own type of weirdness.

As far as actually...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 3rd, 2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,539
Posted By bpm32
Nope, just firearms in the bound book is my...

Nope, just firearms in the bound book is my understanding.

I think Iíve seen one or two posts in various forums over the years of people being called for an inspection, but I think itís very rare.
Forum: Reloading May 10th, 2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,822
Posted By bpm32
No, they were invented several years ago in a...

No, they were invented several years ago in a Guatemalan insane asylum. No serious competition shooter would ever intentionally shoot small primer 45 Auto, although each of them does live in fear of...
Forum: Preppers April 30th, 2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,289
Posted By bpm32
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Handguns April 30th, 2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2,111
Views: 470,349
Posted By bpm32
Speed holes!

Speed holes!
Forum: National 2A Issues April 25th, 2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,839
Posted By bpm32
Hawaii judge strikes again.

Hawaii judge strikes again.
Forum: National 2A Issues April 25th, 2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,839
Posted By bpm32
By Benitez, but the 9th Circuit already overruled...

By Benitez, but the 9th Circuit already overruled him.
Forum: The Depot April 24th, 2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 173,894
Posted By bpm32
The huge downfall of Grand Seikos for American...

The huge downfall of Grand Seikos for American owners is that if youíre in the US they go to NJ for service, which is subcontracted by Seiko. That service center is unanimously recognized as garbage....
Forum: The Depot April 24th, 2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 173,894
Posted By bpm32
Japanese have a different philosophy when it...

Japanese have a different philosophy when it comes to branding. Hell, until a few years ago Grand Seikos had the same SEIKO in the same font as $50 Seikos.

In Japan, you can get a ďToyota...
Forum: The Depot April 24th, 2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 173,894
Posted By bpm32
They look even better in person. I donít think...

They look even better in person. I donít think any watch company has quite the eye for detail as Grand Seiko. I wanted one for years and finally pulled the trigger on a Hi-Beat.
Forum: The Depot April 23rd, 2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 173,894
Posted By bpm32
Grand Seiko?

Grand Seiko?
Forum: The Depot April 18th, 2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 173,894
Posted By bpm32
Quantity has a quality all its own? I know,...

Quantity has a quality all its own?

I know, I knowóan apocryphal quote.
Forum: Preppers March 26th, 2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,506
Posted By bpm32
It might be a fad now, but pour overs are...

It might be a fad now, but pour overs are generally the traditional way to make coffee in South Americaósuper easy, doesnít require a lot of gear. The Japanese adopted it several decades ago,...
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