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Forum: Maryland 2A Issues October 16th, 2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 21,546
Posted By toppkatt
My understanding is they are decent quality,...

My understanding is they are decent quality, except for the bolt (use to be an easy fix; not sure of availability of replacement bolts these days). Being drop forged is better than cast, that said...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues October 16th, 2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,838
Posted By toppkatt
Might be nice to own but considering there are...

Might be nice to own but considering there are few places that allow them on their range, the cost per round means little to no practice. No thanks, I want to shoot and practice with rifles I own.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues October 15th, 2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 21,546
Posted By toppkatt
The original Chinese bolts were softer than US GI...

The original Chinese bolts were softer than US GI bolts and were often changed out for US GI. In fact Keng's Firearms Specialty (U.S. importer) offered to supply US GI bolts until PolyTech could...
Forum: Handguns September 29th, 2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,571
Posted By toppkatt
Friends father had an original Auto Mag. When he...

Friends father had an original Auto Mag. When he was decreasing his collection I was allowed to look at it for possible acquisition (Ferengi term) When I picked it up it rattled the thing was so...
Forum: Central Maryland September 23rd, 2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By toppkatt
I don't think they carry Blk Pwd any longer.

I don't think they carry Blk Pwd any longer.
Forum: Rimfire September 16th, 2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By toppkatt
Tippmann has bolt hold open on last round and a...

Tippmann has bolt hold open on last round and a true forward assist. Now, typically forward assist is mostly a solution looking for a problem but in rimfire (as dirty as they are) it MIGHT actually...
Forum: Eastern Shore August 25th, 2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,518
Posted By toppkatt
and if I had a AR trigger to put in my lower how...

and if I had a AR trigger to put in my lower how is that 'component' ILLEGAL if the receiver is legal????
Forum: Handguns August 25th, 2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By toppkatt
https://true-precision.com/

https://true-precision.com/
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) August 1st, 2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,384
Posted By toppkatt
Unfortunately, this type of anecdotal 'evidence'...

Unfortunately, this type of anecdotal 'evidence' may quickly lead to poor outcomes. Using old or stale finishes give less than desirable results and frequently create more problems than throwing out...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) August 1st, 2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,384
Posted By toppkatt
I've used Boiled Linseed oil and the Tung oil...

I've used Boiled Linseed oil and the Tung oil from Milk paint. Both worked well. Main difference between the two is the Tung oil tends to have a higher sheen or gloss than the BLO.
Forum: Rifles July 29th, 2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,454
Posted By toppkatt
The wood in that stock is fantastic. Hard to...

The wood in that stock is fantastic. Hard to believe it's on a Mini-14.
(to quote Seinfeld,,, not that there's anything wrong with that. :innocent0 )
Forum: Wanted to Buy June 25th, 2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By toppkatt
I had one of those faux selector switches...

I had one of those faux selector switches installed in mine after I had shot it a few times and ended up taking it out as it interferred with the trigger pull. It felt crappy after installation but...
Forum: Eastern Shore June 22nd, 2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,264
Posted By toppkatt
Can't wait until they build the new third...

Can't wait until they build the new third parallel span of the Bay Bridge and even MORE traffic will be shoe-horned into the narrow lanes before and after the bridges. What fun!
Why not put one...
Forum: Rifles June 18th, 2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,804
Posted By toppkatt
del

del
Forum: Air Guns June 10th, 2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By toppkatt
Clear Barrel Indicator, like a empty chamber...

Clear Barrel Indicator, like a empty chamber indicator or chamber flag. It's just a length of weed wacker line long enough to go from the chamber end to the muzzle and stick out both ends indicating...
Forum: Air Guns June 9th, 2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By toppkatt
Crossman Challenger

Was at practice today and one of the team had his rifle suddenly 'decompress' ( i.e. all the air left the pressure tank) and it shot the CBI out and down range. Anyone experience anything like this?...
Forum: Wanted to Buy June 2nd, 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By toppkatt
BTW, there are 7 of them right now on Gun Broker....

BTW, there are 7 of them right now on Gun Broker.

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/902523504
Forum: Wanted to Buy June 2nd, 2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By toppkatt
and before you can buy another box you have to...

and before you can buy another box you have to turn in your brass and the lead bullets you retrieved from the berm to prove you are green enough to be trusted with more ammunition.
Forum: Central Maryland June 2nd, 2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By toppkatt
Won't shop Dick's any longer. I think they have...

Won't shop Dick's any longer. I think they have made their position on gun ownership and gun owners in general well know and it is not a positive, warm and fuzzy feeling, well warm like something...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 28th, 2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By toppkatt
Remember to support the rifle as you strike the...

Remember to support the rifle as you strike the sight so all the force is delivered to the sight? Liquid wrench? Heat? (not at the same time...) :rolleyes:
Yep, Right out, Left in.
Forum: National 2A Issues May 27th, 2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By toppkatt
School employee is probably already fired.

School employee is probably already fired.
Forum: Black Powder May 26th, 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By toppkatt
I shoot puny rounds compared to y'all. I shoot a...

I shoot puny rounds compared to y'all. I shoot a Ballard in .32-20. But I only shoot to 100 yds. 17 gr 3f 100gr Lyman #2 bullet.
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 24th, 2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By toppkatt
Where did you find it?

Where did you find it?
Forum: Rimfire May 22nd, 2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,535
Posted By toppkatt
I got the the range this week after receiving it...

I got the the range this week after receiving it back from Tippman for warranty work to repair the rotational looseness my original had (they ended up replacing the lower). I installed a Timney 2...
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 22nd, 2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By toppkatt
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/901219230

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/901219230
Forum: National 2A Issues May 19th, 2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,983
Posted By toppkatt
Not if he's wearing a Toque and chefs' jacket and...

Not if he's wearing a Toque and chefs' jacket and said he was just trying to make lunch for his pals. Gas burner and pot (not MJ) or pan near said burner along with ingredients for lunch would go...
Forum: Central Maryland May 19th, 2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By toppkatt
Okay update. This event is by the NRA Foundation...

Okay update. This event is by the NRA Foundation which is the non-legislative side of the NRA. It has nothing to do with legislation or politics. It is a 503C corporation. This means that if you (a...
Forum: Handguns May 18th, 2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By toppkatt
WOW! I saw that price and said, I don't need a...

WOW! I saw that price and said, I don't need a Colt THAT bad.
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 17th, 2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By toppkatt
You might try the N-SSA web site.

You might try the N-SSA web site.
Forum: National 2A Issues May 15th, 2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,983
Posted By toppkatt
Thanks, now let's talk hammers...:D

Thanks, now let's talk hammers...:D
Forum: National 2A Issues May 15th, 2021, 04:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,983
Posted By toppkatt
Where's the KQL? I know there are many first...

Where's the KQL?
I know there are many first time buyers, how do they learn to use them safely?
Where do they learn 'Never point a knife at something you don't intend to cut', 'All knives are...
Forum: Central Maryland May 12th, 2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By toppkatt
No, those are to buy tickets for a table at the...

No, those are to buy tickets for a table at the event (mostly groups or companies, etc). Raffle is a separate issue. But thanks for raising the point so I could clarify (I think) :-)

I can say the...
Forum: Central Maryland May 12th, 2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By toppkatt
AA Co. Friends of NRA

This event gives grants to help youth shooting sports. Please consider going or supporting, no matter how you currently feel about the current NRA leadership. The benefit is great for these programs!...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 8th, 2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,336
Posted By toppkatt
When I got my first one for .22 I neglected to...

When I got my first one for .22 I neglected to take into consideration being able to disassemble it for cleaning. .22's are dirty. Others may say that isn't important, but my next one won't be...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 6th, 2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By toppkatt
Kroil?

Kroil?
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