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Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 25th, 2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By Doco Overboard
Psuedo Krag carbine? Bubba, Bannerman, School,...

Psuedo Krag carbine? Bubba,
Bannerman, School, Postal Investigation Service, who knows.
RIA 1911/JFC marked.
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Forum: Rifles November 25th, 2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By Doco Overboard
100yds is what I use for zero Marlin 1894 with a...

100yds is what I use for zero Marlin 1894 with a compact 7x optic 300 gr FP semi jacketed bullet.
Its nearly 3" high @ 5o yds and about 6-7 low at 150 yds.
Forum: Optics November 24th, 2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,406
Posted By Doco Overboard
I think what my create confusion for some people...

I think what my create confusion for some people is that when looking at trajectory charts, line of departure and line of sight become blurred. Charts that depict both the target and the rifle are...
Forum: Optics November 22nd, 2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By Doco Overboard
My youngest son gets either 45 or 50% off on both...

My youngest son gets either 45 or 50% off on both Luepold and Vortex scopes from the factory.
He just had a 30mm vxIII delivered that he wants on a rifle by the opener.
I told him Ill get right on...
Forum: Optics November 22nd, 2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By Doco Overboard
Good question. I bet they don't even try or...

Good question.
I bet they don't even try or already know based on some sort of quick external test.
I never spent enough time to try and tear some old one apart to where I could get one back...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 22nd, 2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Doco Overboard
Good M1 Video/7th round stop

Link wouldn't work the other way.
Pretty good video from GCA
Inspection points/tips-From Cmp


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-18t3FxdQkY
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 22nd, 2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 724
Posted By Doco Overboard
SEP, Often times we hear about the Marine...

SEP,

Often times we hear about the Marine rifles with pipe wrench marks on the barrel.
Do you know, or could you say if it is specific type or manufacturer for the tool that was used?

When the...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 21st, 2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 22,698
Posted By Doco Overboard
Looks good!

Looks good!
Forum: Reloading November 21st, 2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 773
Posted By Doco Overboard
Sounds like your interested in venturing in...

Sounds like your interested in venturing in towards reloading to a certain extent.
I have a friend who hunts all over the continent for all types of game.
He buys specific ammo for the rifle from...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 21st, 2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By Doco Overboard
I found that when it gets cold or snowy out, the...

I found that when it gets cold or snowy out, the deer are going to be on the side of the hill that has the most sun exposure.
If some of the snows melted off, theirs usually deer bedded in those...
Forum: Eastern Shore November 20th, 2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,495
Posted By Doco Overboard
Thats not it but I know where your talking about,...

Thats not it but I know where your talking about, this place is new and its up on the dual hwy.
Small building , new sign that's painted sort of in a western theme. (white with black letters)
The...
Forum: Optics November 20th, 2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,406
Posted By Doco Overboard
I like to verify the optical plane of the scope...

I like to verify the optical plane of the scope vs center line of the bore against a short range target 10-25 yards to make sure they agree before moving to a gridded target at longer...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 20th, 2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,935
Posted By Doco Overboard
Just think of all the low number rifles that got...

Just think of all the low number rifles that got scooped up by the collectors, in or near original configuration because they were passed up for not safe to shoot, by well oh of course the shooters....
Forum: Eastern Shore November 20th, 2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,495
Posted By Doco Overboard
I seen another little shop (new) on 13 near...

I seen another little shop (new) on 13 near Farmington? Greenwood maybe, heading south, cant remember just yesterday.
First shot- Shots fired, fire shots or something like that.
Looked like a nice...
Forum: Shotguns November 19th, 2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Doco Overboard
I sometimes used a smooth bore Mossberg pump or...

I sometimes used a smooth bore Mossberg pump or an old cut down A5 for hunting in the woods.
If I was sitting, I never considered shooting very much more than you could shoot with a bow and they...
Forum: Rifles November 18th, 2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By Doco Overboard
I use a lot of the old canvas GI ones with the...

I use a lot of the old canvas GI ones with the snap.
The vinyl plugs of the type that are used for vacuum tee's you can find at the hardware store for everything that doesn't have a front site post...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 18th, 2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Doco Overboard
There are a lot of reasons to cause a hand guard...

There are a lot of reasons to cause a hand guard to split. Determining the cause would be good first step.
Other good news is handguards are not particularly rare and can be easy to fix.
Removing...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 17th, 2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,062
Posted By Doco Overboard
Right when a doe is ready to be bred they’ll bed...

Right when a doe is ready to be bred they’ll bed down usually with a buck 15-20 feet away.
When she stands is when breeding occurs.
Bucks will also flag with the tail horizontally,
Younger or...
Forum: Reloading November 17th, 2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 411
Posted By Doco Overboard
Only one lug bears pressure. Could have some...

Only one lug bears pressure.
Could have some bearing on why your rifle shoots left.
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 17th, 2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,062
Posted By Doco Overboard
They killed another buck chasing some does last...

They killed another buck chasing some does last night.
Everybody has seen them pushing does around but no witness to any actual tending or breeding.
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I think they're going to start...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 15th, 2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,800
Posted By Doco Overboard
A 96 to boot. Nice grab! I think its the 94 or...

A 96 to boot. Nice grab!
I think its the 94 or 92 rear sight that you can get that;s windage adjustable.
That way you wont have to hunt up another hand guard if you want to swap it over.
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 15th, 2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 22,698
Posted By Doco Overboard
I shot a coon one time on a pile of oyster shells...

I shot a coon one time on a pile of oyster shells walking in one time in a cut over with a No5. Thought I lost my hearing in the right ear.

Later on, I seen some antlered deer and didn't shoot...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 15th, 2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By Doco Overboard
Ha Ha Way to go! Best thing is, it may not go...

Ha Ha Way to go! Best thing is, it may not go towards yearly bag limit.

Hooked for life! For all the young hunters who picked one up.

Excellent work.:thumbsup:

The smiles are Priceless and...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues November 15th, 2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By Doco Overboard
Does dog shit stick to a tractor tire? Yes I...

Does dog shit stick to a tractor tire?

Yes I think they will.
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 15th, 2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,598
Posted By Doco Overboard
I’d set a dummy on the ground near the property...

I’d set a dummy on the ground near the property line with blaze orange Hat or something facing away from the way she approaches and just film her trying to talk to it or get it’s attention.
Or move...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 13th, 2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,062
Posted By Doco Overboard
Haha the poor Biden guy, hope he knocks one right...

Haha the poor Biden guy, hope he knocks one right down so he doesn't need help looking for it!
There was talk of sending him back up to Middletown but they let him slide I guess. Prolly regrets...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 13th, 2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,062
Posted By Doco Overboard
Delaware opener today, foggy misty little warm. ...

Delaware opener today, foggy misty little warm.
Lots of activity this morning plenty of action.

Some of the boys just headed back out after the morning hunt.
Hard to tell whose more wound up,...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 10th, 2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By Doco Overboard
Thanks for your recommendations in bullet...

Thanks for your recommendations in bullet selection.
Did you determine your findings from loading and shooting a smokeless ML II with 44 cal bullets?

For the other poster, I carefully weigh each...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 10th, 2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By Doco Overboard
Sums it up nicely. The IMR canister powders...

Sums it up nicely. The IMR canister powders developed for shooting are about gone or very hard to find.
AA is what ill be using sometime in the future.
Ill save the BP or substitutes for the guns...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 9th, 2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By Doco Overboard
I use 42 gr. IMR 4759 250 G.452 xtp. 150 yd...

I use 42 gr. IMR 4759 250 G.452 xtp.
150 yd zero.
Been using it for years.
Donít forget to remove the ramrod or double load, Not completely seat the projie or volume charge.
If some one is...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 9th, 2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By Doco Overboard
Wait till environmental conditions are in your...

Wait till environmental conditions are in your favor, further weakening one or more of the deers primary senses, post up on the most likely escape route with the best vision and then send a legal...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 8th, 2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 22,698
Posted By Doco Overboard
Embarrassed of what? Good Job. You got him...

Embarrassed of what? Good Job.
You got him that's what counts.
Forum: Gunsmithing November 7th, 2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 385
Posted By Doco Overboard
Nice work very well done. I have a nice...

Nice work very well done.

I have a nice engraved trigger bow of a BP double with a long tang on it that would look great on your rifle. Ill send it to you if yo want it or think you can use it.
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Forum: Eastern Shore November 5th, 2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,495
Posted By Doco Overboard
Merchant passed away a few months ago. ...

Merchant passed away a few months ago.

Hopkins has some nice things from time to time, just south of 9, 1 mile from Steele's down that farm lane/ Josephs Rd.
I bought a bunch of Nib Knight...
Forum: Reloading November 3rd, 2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 892
Posted By Doco Overboard
I use action proving dummies to verify work...

I use action proving dummies to verify work performed at my bench. I have some snap caps too but they very rarely mimic actual cartridge dimensions for proving.

You can load dummies with holes...
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