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Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 16th, 2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By Clovis
Seem to recall some 1917s were reissued in WWII...

Seem to recall some 1917s were reissued in WWII at least for training purposes and many were sent to the Brits which ended up mostly for home guard units and were painted with a red band around the...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 13th, 2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,112
Posted By Clovis
I'm thinking Lee-Enfield first issued in 1889 in...

I'm thinking Lee-Enfield first issued in 1889 in .303 British with a black powder load, made through the 1960's or longer and still on issue in some areas of the world. The action is basically...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 9th, 2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Clovis
If you're looking for light reloads for the .303,...

If you're looking for light reloads for the .303, C.E. Harris did alot of work over the years on cast bullet and lighter jacketed bullet loads for military surplus rifles. Quick searches of the web...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 6th, 2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By Clovis
I have two of these, both shoot acceptable.

I have two of these, both shoot acceptable.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) August 29th, 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Clovis
Curious which sight you have on the #4 you want...

Curious which sight you have on the #4 you want to change out?
Forum: National 2A Issues August 19th, 2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,899
Posted By Clovis
Gee, sounds like Chicago...the cops there should...

Gee, sounds like Chicago...the cops there should wear red.

Oh, and on the article, 210 amendments would make for some light reading.
Forum: National 2A Issues August 12th, 2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By Clovis
Thanks for that, interesting.

Thanks for that, interesting.
Forum: Eastern Shore August 11th, 2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,215
Posted By Clovis
May or may not make the OP feel any better. ...

May or may not make the OP feel any better.
http://www.wboc.com/story/38857896/grand-jury-report-highlights-understaffing-concerns-at-eci
Glad you were able to leave when you did, been in these...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 29th, 2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,579
Posted By Clovis
http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/2018...

http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/2018/Del-Kathleen-Dumais-Named-To-Be-House-Majority-Leader-in-Next-General-Assembly/
Forum: National 2A Issues July 24th, 2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 23,822
Posted By Clovis
We are in the presence of a giant. It is an...

We are in the presence of a giant. It is an honor to have you posting in this forum with us mere mortals. Highest respect sir. Thank You for your efforts.
Forum: Handguns July 23rd, 2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By Clovis
If I don't have old guy dyslexia, I paid $172.00...

If I don't have old guy dyslexia, I paid $172.00 (or $127.00 if I do) for my six inch back in 1975. Still works fine. Did have to replace the trigger spring at least once as it broke.
Forum: Outdoor Sports July 6th, 2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,788
Posted By Clovis
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/07/06/21-people-exp...

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/07/06/21-people-exposed-to-rabies-after-woman-rescues-baby-raccoon-shows-friends.html

More warning to keep people aware.
Forum: Virginia June 26th, 2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,090
Posted By Clovis
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5885003/Sh...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5885003/Sheriff-New-Zealand-man-shot-trying-enter-teens-home.html

Those who suggested an online relationship are apparently correct.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 1st, 2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By Clovis
Years ago I bought my P-14 and when I tried using...

Years ago I bought my P-14 and when I tried using round nose bullets it would not feed. The round nose would end up jammed against the edge of the chamber and the soft point bullet would have a...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 11th, 2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,582
Posted By Clovis
This article has interesting insight I have not...

This article has interesting insight I have not seen mentioned before. Although it could be common knowledge and I've been under my rock....
Forum: The Depot May 7th, 2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By Clovis
I don't know for certain, but I suspect it...

I don't know for certain, but I suspect it has/had something to do with British occupying forces in Germany and Berlin after the war. As well as Cold War policies throughout Europe and a desire to...
Forum: Rimfire May 1st, 2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Clovis
I have a similar rifle that I fired recently...

I have a similar rifle that I fired recently after a long period of inactivity with ammo older than what you have and have never had any trouble from that rifle(well I do miss). I think it is the...
Forum: Outdoor Sports April 27th, 2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,788
Posted By Clovis
humm, DNA might end up in the blood stream? I...

humm, DNA might end up in the blood stream? I would think the site of the bite or wound would not carry the DNA for very long and I guess the onset of rabies takes weeks before symptoms show.
...
Forum: Outdoor Sports April 21st, 2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,788
Posted By Clovis
So there is a raccoon rabies? Different from bat...

So there is a raccoon rabies? Different from bat rabies? I always thought rabies was rabies and was not different for different critters. Still learning something new all the time.
And it was...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues April 11th, 2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,186
Views: 142,940
Posted By Clovis
Kinda thought that, thanks.

Kinda thought that, thanks.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues April 11th, 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,186
Views: 142,940
Posted By Clovis
When I first read the bill I was surprised at how...

When I first read the bill I was surprised at how much had been struck out and redone. Never seen anything done that way in the GA before.

The question is, is there any thing that violates rules...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 29th, 2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By Clovis
The EY would be stamped on the receiver, the bolt...

The EY would be stamped on the receiver, the bolt (handle top or bottom) and the butt near the disc. The stamp means "Emergency use onlY". Why the first and last letter I can't say. Usually scares...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 29th, 2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By Clovis
Curious if there are any "EY" marks on that rifle...

Curious if there are any "EY" marks on that rifle or bolt.?
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 28th, 2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,946
Posted By Clovis
I'm only going by what they tell me on my permit....

I'm only going by what they tell me on my permit. Perhaps the DNR guy or gal that does your permit does things differently.
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 28th, 2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,946
Posted By Clovis
My understanding about night shooting and using...

My understanding about night shooting and using silencers in this area is done on Federal land (think Naval Academy, Fort Meade, NIH, etc.) by employees of Fish and Wildlife. Maryland may have...
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 20th, 2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,093
Posted By Clovis
Kind of thought that was the case, but no...

Kind of thought that was the case, but no experience with yotes. Thanks
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 20th, 2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,093
Posted By Clovis
Sorry if I take this too far afield, but does...

Sorry if I take this too far afield, but does anyone have a minimum caliber recommendations for shooting coyotes? Will a .22 or .17 rimfire work or is it too light?
Forum: National 2A Issues March 20th, 2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Clovis
Astute I ain't, but the PDF seems to be cutting...

Astute I ain't, but the PDF seems to be cutting part of the article out as it changes pages, a direct link to the website/article on the blog may be better.
...
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 19th, 2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,788
Posted By Clovis
Don't want to tell you what to do, BUT, if you...

Don't want to tell you what to do, BUT, if you think it was rabid I would bury it and maybe the hog too. I've seen critters acting strange and whatnot and either it is rabies or maybe distemper. ...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 15th, 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,617
Posted By Clovis
Welcome to the county...now understand...

Welcome to the county...now understand comparatively driving from Delaware to somewhere in QA is not the same as driving from place to place in Idaho. I think, I've never had the pleasure of being...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 15th, 2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,313
Posted By Clovis
Now that you have the ammo out, out of curiosity...

Now that you have the ammo out, out of curiosity I would like to see a picture of it if you have time. Kinda want to know what was kept loaded in it.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 14th, 2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,313
Posted By Clovis
Try this... ...

Try this...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02tGhg98uUo
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 14th, 2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,788
Posted By Clovis
Racoon tested +. Goats in the area where the...

Racoon tested +. Goats in the area where the racoon was observed getting boosters/rabies shots as they are due next month. Under observation now for 45 days. Wife and I only handled it with gloves...
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 14th, 2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,788
Posted By Clovis
I didn't see a bite occur, but things were moving...

I didn't see a bite occur, but things were moving pretty rapidly at that point. The goats are the wife's and daughter's and the wife called the vet when this happened. I'll ask to double check on...
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 13th, 2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,788
Posted By Clovis
Figured it was likely rabid, that's why I went...

Figured it was likely rabid, that's why I went after it to begin with, it only went after the goat after I was out trying to get a shot at it. Posted here with the intent to warn folks of the...
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