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Forum: Preppers January 25th, 2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,040
Posted By Doco Overboard
Author forgot to mention the unnecessary societal...

Author forgot to mention the unnecessary societal burdens and complex system requirements civilization has brought upon itself for no other reason but to keep someone else happy.
Maybe he smoked a...
Forum: Handguns January 25th, 2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,011
Posted By Doco Overboard
I dont know if one could reasonably expect a...

I dont know if one could reasonably expect a bullet/firearm type that is intended to be used at close enough range that its trajectory becomes unimportant for most intended purposes can be both...
Forum: Optics January 25th, 2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Doco Overboard
Somebody just sent me a new Burris scope not a...

Somebody just sent me a new Burris scope not a drop time some other model with illuminated BDc reticle.
I did the same thing saving it for something else and used a vx1 for a magnum rifle instead. ...
Forum: Gunsmithing January 23rd, 2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Doco Overboard
You'll not want to color case harden the barrel. ...

You'll not want to color case harden the barrel.
In order to get colors that involves real know how, potentially dangerous chemicals, a bubbling bath, a furnace that can hold a correct specific...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II January 23rd, 2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,955
Posted By Doco Overboard
Solvent traps. Is that like something you use to...

Solvent traps. Is that like something you use to keep dirty bore cleaner from running back out onto your new work bench top?
Who would pay 200 and fill out a bunch of paperwork for one of them.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 23rd, 2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By Doco Overboard
I would probably start by soaking the wood in...

I would probably start by soaking the wood in warmed up BLO and just tighten the screws that fasten the butt plate.
Make sure theirs no dirt/sand underneath it first.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 23rd, 2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By Doco Overboard
Butt probably waterlogged at times from being set...

Butt probably waterlogged at times from being set into the snow/left to dry maybe punky at worst.
If your going to shoot it you might as well make sure its right.
Conservation and preparing it for...
Forum: Delaware January 23rd, 2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,706
Posted By Doco Overboard
Maybe Delmarva Law Enforcement supply Idk you...

Maybe Delmarva Law Enforcement supply Idk you would have to go there or call.
Forum: Gunsmithing January 22nd, 2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By Doco Overboard
Just leave the swivel loops alone. They're bent...

Just leave the swivel loops alone. They're bent and usually made from from something like Bessemer steel wire.
If you bend them to remove them more than likely you'll never get them right again on...
Forum: Shotguns January 17th, 2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By Doco Overboard
Yeah really, join the Fudd lore camp. I looked...

Yeah really, join the Fudd lore camp.
I looked at the pictures of the A5 I was describing. New 16 gauge, black cloud. Full choke.
Not so sweet anymore. Muzzle looks like a discounted Ace hardware...
Forum: Black Powder January 17th, 2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Doco Overboard
Try measuring the chamber and cone and then make...

Try measuring the chamber and cone and then make product compatibility options a priority when you select the starting components.
Without knowing actual dimensions you may just be guessing or at...
Forum: Shotguns January 17th, 2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By Doco Overboard
Pretty much just the same as I posted earlier....

Pretty much just the same as I posted earlier. You see enough guns you'll see them with bulged/ringed barrels.
Ammo boxes all loaded down with varying types/manufacturers of steel shot and every one...
Forum: Shotguns January 16th, 2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By Doco Overboard
Someone just let me know about a new Browning A5...

Someone just let me know about a new Browning A5 with a bulged barrel just before the choke tube that happened yesterday. Just before I sat down and read this. A little while ago as a matter of...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues January 12th, 2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,555
Posted By Doco Overboard
Queen Anne Co. Meet your new neighbors. ...

Queen Anne Co.
Meet your new neighbors.
“We’re from not around here”but know what you need to get right!
More western shore bullshit artists coming soon to all over the shore.
Not surprised...
Forum: Rifles January 9th, 2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 832
Posted By Doco Overboard
Good for you on the Savage, I would have gave...

Good for you on the Savage, I would have gave that somebody I know who was close to me that would appreciate it, before letting it go for any less than that.
Some things cant just be bought and...
Forum: Gunsmithing January 9th, 2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Doco Overboard
Ok Here's a story, and some experience sharing...

Ok Here's a story, and some experience sharing for those who like to piddle about and work on old rifles-and another way of looking at things for discussion.

Another way to get a good trigger on a...
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 7th, 2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 42,539
Posted By Doco Overboard
I like to go when I can see the moon during the...

I like to go when I can see the moon during the day. Especially when its cold/no wind.
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 7th, 2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 42,539
Posted By Doco Overboard
I'm waiting to hear the Devils Woodlot report...

I'm waiting to hear the Devils Woodlot report from a forum-er.
Down there today, hope they do well- and have a good time.
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 7th, 2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 42,539
Posted By Doco Overboard
Got a whole whole lot of trail cam pics all last...

Got a whole whole lot of trail cam pics all last night. One of them killed a big 5 point cull buck last evening that with some does. They were moving good at least around here late afternoon....
Forum: Handguns January 5th, 2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,041
Posted By Doco Overboard
I think that bad boy is strapped to a Rolling...

I think that bad boy is strapped to a Rolling block.
Talk about being strapped Lol.
Frickin old boys were getting it on back in the day.
Testing for Captain Sharpe's treatise. NJ 1937

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Forum: Handguns January 5th, 2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,041
Posted By Doco Overboard
Just bolt it via a hanger(s) to a working junk...

Just bolt it via a hanger(s) to a working junk rifle.
Sight through rifle telescope regulated to the revolvers poi.
That way you can bench rest the rifle and just pull the trigger on the...
Forum: Shotguns January 4th, 2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By Doco Overboard
Sure would like to see some these become...

Sure would like to see some these become available again, found or uncovered in the back of the ole warehouse of wackyness one day.
Limited availability, dont wait or they'll all be gone!
Forum: Shotguns January 4th, 2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By Doco Overboard
Best I can do for failing to act when the time...

Best I can do for failing to act when the time was right and loafing.
This one was manufactured in either 1904 or 1914 I cant remember for the last time I checked.
Not suspecting a mass of invaders...
Forum: Shotguns January 4th, 2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By Doco Overboard
Year ago Sarco was selling off all the forward...

Year ago Sarco was selling off all the forward parts to build those in a kit. Relatively inexpensively to boot.
Like a lot of things I passed them up thinking they would be around for use later on...
Forum: Reloading January 3rd, 2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Doco Overboard
I think a 3006gas port ID is somewhere around a...

I think a 3006gas port ID is somewhere around a #47 Db. .078
A GCA armorer says he opens them up to around #41 or .096 and then makes sure op rod spring length is to spec. rifle lubed correctly etc....
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 31st, 2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Doco Overboard
He's right. Thats why some of these cut...

He's right. Thats why some of these cut up/sported rifles are more expensive these days especially if they have the bayonet lugs intact.
Also, an action wrench almost always has to be fabbed/custom...
Forum: Gunsmithing December 31st, 2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Doco Overboard
Shooting round balls that have been patched with...

Shooting round balls that have been patched with a heavy paper like that brown envelope type/ not the heavier manila has worked for me.
Just make sure the paper patch is not folded over itself...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 31st, 2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Doco Overboard
Ten 870, stock fitting is crucial on the Mk 1and...

Ten 870, stock fitting is crucial on the Mk 1and 4 rifles for any sort of repeatable accuracy designed into the system.
A quick test that one could do requires just a simple tear down of the rifle....
Forum: Reloading December 29th, 2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By Doco Overboard
A good way to pull bullets without damaging them...

A good way to pull bullets without damaging them or breaking things can be done in a relatively simple way lacking elaborate tooling for the occasional mistake.

If you happen to have a lump of...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 29th, 2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By Doco Overboard
Theirs a lot of variables that could could affect...

Theirs a lot of variables that could could affect the accuracy part so I think it would be hard to differentiate by caliber only.
For instance you could switch a stock between one or the other and...
Forum: Black Powder December 29th, 2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Doco Overboard
I only have very limited experience with power...

I only have very limited experience with power belt bullets but have never witnessed one that just "dropped" down the barrel without any resistance at all.
You need to make sure you selected the...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 28th, 2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 42,539
Posted By Doco Overboard
Bucks is Bucks, that deer aint sh&^t, if I...

Bucks is Bucks, that deer aint sh&^t, if I happened to be shooting does that day, I maybe never would have seen him.

Every deer here is a trophy especially for the young hunters and people who...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 28th, 2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Doco Overboard
SEp, What can you tell us about the inspectors...

SEp,
What can you tell us about the inspectors marks on the side of the stock?
Did someone add in some letters for personal initials to identify the rifle from others nearby (like in a rack to be...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 27th, 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 42,539
Posted By Doco Overboard
Last Pic. Right side thick as a dang ole brick. ...

Last Pic. Right side thick as a dang ole brick.
Looks like a crab claw or caveman club or something.

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Forum: Outdoor Sports December 26th, 2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 42,539
Posted By Doco Overboard
Good Buck

Got lucky, he was nudging some WT does around and pretty warm out.
Anyway, there was some sika hinds nearby earlier and when he came through he turned once like he was going to go back into cover...
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