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Forum: Gunsmithing January 23rd, 2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By GunBum
No. Well possible, but an incredibly bad idea. ...

No. Well possible, but an incredibly bad idea. Thereís a reason old rifles have color case hardened receivers and not barrels.


No. Theyíll wear off easily.


Real doesnít. Fake does.
Forum: Reloading January 17th, 2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 360,171
Posted By GunBum
I didnít do anything on the bench, but I did get...

I didnít do anything on the bench, but I did get the bench and cabinets set up in the new house in Missouri last week. Then I had to come to Marlandistan just in time for snow. :sad20: I should...
Forum: Reloading January 17th, 2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,912
Posted By GunBum
:sad20: You guys sound like my wife telling...

:sad20:

You guys sound like my wife telling me she saves money by buying something on sale. :innocent0

:lol2::lol2:
Forum: Reloading January 17th, 2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,912
Posted By GunBum
Saving money with reloading is a myth. Otherwise...

Saving money with reloading is a myth. Otherwise show me your hoard of saved cash.
Forum: Reloading January 16th, 2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 152,311
Posted By GunBum
500 small rifle primers?

500 small rifle primers?
Forum: Reloading January 15th, 2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 360,171
Posted By GunBum
The problem is that when you get in the habit of...

The problem is that when you get in the habit of leaving it there, you eventually leave it there when you turn on the lathe. Then you get a quick trip to the emergency room to get it removed.
Forum: Gunsmithing January 10th, 2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By GunBum
If it is a chrome lined barrel, then cut and...

If it is a chrome lined barrel, then cut and recrown isnít so easy.
Forum: Reloading December 29th, 2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 360,171
Posted By GunBum
I use Dillon, Lee, RCBS, and Hornady dies on my...

I use Dillon, Lee, RCBS, and Hornady dies on my 550B. All of them work, and all of them have their nuances. The setup for all of them is 90% the same, but there are, like I stated, nuances. All 4...
Forum: Reloading December 27th, 2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By GunBum
Nah. Just poke the gas check sideways and pull...

Nah. Just poke the gas check sideways and pull it out with some needle nose pliers or forceps.
Forum: Gunsmithing December 24th, 2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,164
Posted By GunBum
Dented brass is just an annoyance. That brass...

Dented brass is just an annoyance. That brass (steel, whatever :lol2: ) is not dented enough to preclude reloading. Is it ugly? Yes. Can you spend a bunch of effort making it go away? Yes. Is...
Forum: Reloading December 23rd, 2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 360,171
Posted By GunBum
Congratulations! Welcome to the dark side....

Congratulations! Welcome to the dark side. :party29:
Forum: Western Maryland December 22nd, 2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By GunBum
Make sure if he is shooting it to clean properly....

Make sure if he is shooting it to clean properly. That Turkish ammo is SUPER corrosive. A few rounds without cleaning, and the bore will turn into a sewer pipe in a couple days.
Forum: Western Maryland December 22nd, 2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By GunBum
There are a bunch on Gunbroker in that $400-500...

There are a bunch on Gunbroker in that $400-500 price range with zero bids. None with actual bids are over $200. They are not now and have never been $400-500 rifles unless it is a German GEW98 or...
Forum: Western Maryland December 22nd, 2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By GunBum
He sent me pictures. Itís a fair to good...

He sent me pictures. Itís a fair to good condition 1941 dated Model 1938 K.Kale Turkish Mauser. The ammo is Turkish surplus with the cupronickel jacketed bullets.
Forum: Reloading December 22nd, 2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 360,171
Posted By GunBum
I got a set of .38-55 dies and looked at them....

I got a set of .38-55 dies and looked at them. :innocent0

The first week of January Iím moving my tools and reloading stuff to Missouri. Hopefully it doesnít take too long to get the reloading...
Forum: Gunsmithing December 22nd, 2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By GunBum
Is the bore rough? Or is it just tight?

Is the bore rough? Or is it just tight?
Forum: Recreational Shooting December 21st, 2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By GunBum
For 10/22ísÖ Maglula makes the most foolproof...

For 10/22ísÖ
Maglula makes the most foolproof loader.
The Butler Creek loader is the fastest, but not always foolproof.

For pistol mags with a thumb knob, I use my thumb.
Forum: Gunsmithing December 20th, 2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,455
Posted By GunBum
You talked to a misinformed person. Not illegal,...

You talked to a misinformed person. Not illegal, but could be misconstrued as manufacturing. In either case, it is their prerogative to turn away work.
Forum: Reloading December 20th, 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By GunBum
If you have 4895, it is another option that...

If you have 4895, it is another option that should give similar loads to the original French ammo. GRT should be able to give some safe loads.

4227 might be better than 2400 for lower velocity...
Forum: Western Maryland December 20th, 2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By GunBum
Pictures, pictures, pictures. Value is...

Pictures, pictures, pictures.

Value is somewhere between $100 and $5,000. Itís pretty hard to guess what it is without either a picture or a detailed description. It could be a butchered up...
Forum: Gunsmithing December 20th, 2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,455
Posted By GunBum
Was the P80 finished when you took it to get...

Was the P80 finished when you took it to get serialized?
Forum: Cyber / Tech Security December 19th, 2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By GunBum
Criminals eat food, drink beer, use the toilet. ...

Criminals eat food, drink beer, use the toilet. All legal, and things non criminal people do on a regular basis. :rolleyes:
Forum: Reloading December 14th, 2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By GunBum
Hodgdon owns outright or has the license to...

Hodgdon owns outright or has the license to distribute most of the powder companies in the US.

Hodgdon powders
IMR powders
Winchester powders
RamShot powders
Accurate powders
Blackhorn...
Forum: Reloading December 12th, 2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By GunBum
Artist supply places have real willow charcoal,...

Artist supply places have real willow charcoal, but it is expensive.
Forum: Gunsmithing December 10th, 2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By GunBum
Red and blue locative are Dimethylacrylate ester...

Red and blue locative are Dimethylacrylate ester based. Super glues are cyanoacrylate based. They tell you how to get rid of acrylate based adhesives. All the same. Same chemistry to dissolve...
Forum: Gunsmithing December 7th, 2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By GunBum
https://www.loctiteproducts.com/en/know-how/fix-st...

https://www.loctiteproducts.com/en/know-how/fix-stuff/remove-adhesives.html
Forum: Recreational Shooting December 4th, 2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,749
Posted By GunBum
:lol2: :lol2: They donít allow you to steal...

:lol2: :lol2:

They donít allow you to steal

:lol2: :lol2:
Forum: Reloading December 4th, 2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 360,171
Posted By GunBum
Same here. I usually just go into the loading...

Same here. I usually just go into the loading room, load up a tube of primers, knock out 100 rounds, box them up, and leave the loading room. Takes about 10-15 minutes. I might repeat that whole...
Forum: Recreational Shooting December 3rd, 2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,749
Posted By GunBum
Yet another thread turned into a contest on who...

Yet another thread turned into a contest on who can be the most pedantic. :sad20:
Forum: Reloading November 30th, 2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 113,194
Posted By GunBum
LGS in Joplin, MO has a very nice selection of...

LGS in Joplin, MO has a very nice selection of powder for $30-$35 a pound. Quit paying more than that online. :sad20:
Forum: Reloading November 27th, 2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By GunBum
I would say H110 is better, but if you buy lilgun...

I would say H110 is better, but if you buy lilgun instead, I have a better chance of finding H110 in the future. :lol2:

Seriously though, both lilgun and H110 are good powders. I prefer H110, but...
Forum: Recreational Shooting November 27th, 2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,891
Posted By GunBum
Itís a bit of a drive, but membership is only...

Itís a bit of a drive, but membership is only $100 a year.

https://thebonecreekgunclub.com/
Forum: Reloading November 27th, 2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By GunBum
As much as the market will allow. ;) The...

As much as the market will allow. ;)

The current supply chain / political climate / pandemic nonsense has the market all messed up. The prices for used brass that have worked for 10+ years are...
Forum: Reloading November 26th, 2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By GunBum
Good calipers are expensive for a reason. Itís...

Good calipers are expensive for a reason. Itís not just the accuracy, it is also the battery life, etc.
Forum: Gunsmithing November 25th, 2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,556
Posted By GunBum
Do it! :D Itís a very different forum from...

Do it! :D

Itís a very different forum from most places.
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