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Forum: Recreational Shooting Yesterday, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,549
Posted By lazarus
Also this would be easier if I could use my C&R...

Also this would be easier if I could use my C&R on them or one of the MD LGS had then for that ballpark.
Forum: Recreational Shooting Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,038
Posted By lazarus
This time last year I had a rifle in 22lr, a...

This time last year I had a rifle in 22lr, a couple in .223, one in .308 and shotguns in 12, 20 and .410. Also a .50 in-line muzzleloader.

In the last year I have bought, built or been gifted...
Forum: Gunsmithing Yesterday, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By lazarus
Thanks! Yeah, much testing is my plan. Take off a...

Thanks! Yeah, much testing is my plan. Take off a tenth or two of a milimeter, reassemble, test it out. Rinse and repeat. Iíd donít want zero creep like a few of my best triggers give me. Enough that...
Forum: Rifles Yesterday, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By lazarus
It can and does. .224V is a bit better at very...

It can and does. .224V is a bit better at very long distances. If you compare BCs, velocity, etc. the 90gr rounds have a small advantage against 6.5 Grendel on bullet drop, but are actually a little...
Forum: Rifles Yesterday, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By lazarus
The problem is, .22 cal is just awfully small for...

The problem is, .22 cal is just awfully small for medium game, period. Shot placement become so much more important and accurate or not, 400yds is way too far to be hunting with a .22 cal on medium...
Forum: Rifles Yesterday, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By lazarus
I wouldn’t call it “politically correct”. It...

I wouldn’t call it “politically correct”. It turned it in toa hunting rifle. I mean, you. OULE Hunt with a k98k, sure. However, removing the top handguard, shortening the forestock and drilling and...
Forum: Recreational Shooting Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,038
Posted By lazarus
Iíve finally gotten a large enough collection it...

Iíve finally gotten a large enough collection it just isnít reasonable without really trying. I am up to 16 firearms and a spare upper. Well 15 if you donít want to include my muzzleloader for...
Forum: Recreational Shooting Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By lazarus
Natural backstops still aren’t necessarily safe....

Natural backstops still aren’t necessarily safe. Shooting at a hill without a backstop andnthe round can still ricochet if it hits a rock on the surface or just under the soil and skip right over the...
Forum: Gunsmithing Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By lazarus
Yeah, that’s part of the reason I need to hit it...

Yeah, that’s part of the reason I need to hit it again. It is just very slightly negative and only at the very end of the creep. Watching the hammer there is no movement until immediately before it...
Forum: Gunsmithing June 21st, 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By lazarus
Jeez! SKS trigger job

I am pretty confident in my skills, but messing with a FCG other than replacing parts is something that has made me nervous and never done. Well, the Norinco SKS I just picked up has great metal,...
Forum: Gunsmithing June 21st, 2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By lazarus
You are taking on one of the projects I wish I...

You are taking on one of the projects I wish I had the ability and tools to do. Sorry I can’t add anything other than, “good luck!”
Forum: Rifles June 21st, 2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By lazarus
Yeah, I am not on the up and up on sporterized...

Yeah, I am not on the up and up on sporterized mauser values, but a Turkish mauser in good shape is something more like $400. It looks like a really nice job was done on that one, but I doubt there...
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 20th, 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By lazarus
Agreed. And honestly even if he has some shooting...

Agreed. And honestly even if he has some shooting experience, having some required field time isnít a bad thing. The online MD one is about 3-5hrs to do and then it is about a 3hr ďfield classĒ....
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 20th, 2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By lazarus
Will do. Though it’ll probably be awhile. I’ve...

Will do. Though it’ll probably be awhile. I’ve got a long list of guns I need to take to the range next. My new to me SKS. I want to get my Garand back now that I’ve got the gas tube peened and...
Forum: Rifles June 20th, 2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By lazarus
This. Also why some Saigas are legal (for...

This. Also why some Saigas are legal (for instance the 5.45 one is not enumerated as banned).
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 20th, 2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By lazarus
In this case ďpossessed itĒ would mean it would...

In this case ďpossessed itĒ would mean it would have needed to be manufactured prior to 10/1/2013 (is completed the lower) If you hadnít, it was just a hunk of plastic or aluminum, not a firearm.
Forum: Rifles June 20th, 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By lazarus
I think he is just saying MD wouldnít care about...

I think he is just saying MD wouldnít care about it. Federally, yes you must observe 922r.

I donít know enough about 922r to know when youíd need to make the modifications to be compliant. Iíd...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 20th, 2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By lazarus
With the recoil spring and guide rod out, the...

With the recoil spring and guide rod out, the barrel is a little loose in the bushing, but with the guide rod and spring in, it is nice and tight.

I certainly won’t touch the sight until I’ve...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 19th, 2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By lazarus
Iíll double check that, thanks. Accuracy seems...

Iíll double check that, thanks. Accuracy seems relatively good. Maybe 3 inches at 12yds off hand. Thatís about as good as I can do right now. I certainly need to improve my technique.

I am pretty...
Forum: The Depot June 19th, 2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By lazarus
Iíve been eyeing up the ones with the passive...

Iíve been eyeing up the ones with the passive filters for hunting. But I am worried it muffles things too much. From what I can find, it looks like about a 9dB average NRR, but very little on low...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 19th, 2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By lazarus
On your first, thatís very much not true. Your...

On your first, thatís very much not true. Your typical WWI or WWI era bolt gun even with a scope mounted is probably not going to shoot better than about 2MOA even with modern ammo. Now, you can...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 19th, 2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By lazarus
I’ll have to break out my caliber and take exact...

I’ll have to break out my caliber and take exact measurements, but it looks like there is enough correction room. When I input .18” front sight height, 7” sight radius and 12yd distance with 8” low I...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 19th, 2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By lazarus
Yeah thatís the only thing that makes me torn. It...

Yeah thatís the only thing that makes me torn. It might not be much of a collectible, but mine is in near new condition. Though I donít think I am going to destroy it by taking down the front sight a...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 18th, 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By lazarus
By fakes, if you mean a carbine conversion, yeah....

By fakes, if you mean a carbine conversion, yeah.

But thatís why Iíd never go for an expensive one. Iíd be happy to have a Krag that safely goes bang every time I pull the trigger with a live...
Forum: Rifles June 18th, 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,069
Posted By lazarus
Outrider can attest. My last outting with my Sako...

Outrider can attest. My last outting with my Sako Forester in .308 the first fa rounds shot in to a thimble group. The 3rd was 2 inches left. The 4th was another 2 inches left. The 5th was ANOTHER 2...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 18th, 2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,445
Views: 336,749
Posted By lazarus
I think you just have to petition the ATF to put...

I think you just have to petition the ATF to put a firearms, either the individual one or the model, on the list.

ďPretty pleaseĒ on stickie note isnít going to cut it. Good rationale and coming...
Forum: Rifles June 17th, 2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By lazarus
Nothing yet for cheap steel ammo in .224 and if...

Nothing yet for cheap steel ammo in .224 and if were to guess, it’ll be at least a couple of years before there is supposing popularity stays high. 6.8SPC still doesn’t and Grendel only does because...
Forum: Rifles June 16th, 2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By lazarus
I am looking at more like a 22”. I’d go 24”, but...

I am looking at more like a 22”. I’d go 24”, but I just can’t bring myself to get a pencil barrel and even if it is a bench gun, I don’t want some 14lb monster. I’ll see if I can pick out when it is...
Forum: Rifles June 16th, 2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By lazarus
An AR-15 basic cleaning kit. Gives me a rod for...

An AR-15 basic cleaning kit. Gives me a rod for clearing squibs or prying things. Also a little 1oz bottle filled with CLP in it incase something needs a little lube. I’ve got a Gerber Shard on my...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 16th, 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,625
Posted By lazarus
Mag springs? Cz82s shouldnít be all that old and...

Mag springs? Cz82s shouldnít be all that old and I donít know their magazine geometry (and hell, they are rimless), but I know my Cz-50 and from what I have read most of them have an issue where the...
Forum: Rifles June 16th, 2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 977
Posted By lazarus
Yup. A neighbor of mine has one setup for...

Yup. A neighbor of mine has one setup for national match with lead in the butt. It is superbly balanced and awesome for off-hand shots. But it probably weighs 14lbs. Maybe more. Not what Iíd want to...
Forum: Rifles June 16th, 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 977
Posted By lazarus
If it is a bench gun, thatís what Iíd do. If it...

If it is a bench gun, thatís what Iíd do. If it was for hunting, HD (oh god) or something similar where you care about off hand shots or carrying it long distances your best bet is ditch the...
Forum: Handguns June 16th, 2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,324
Posted By lazarus
I would go with the primary reason being more...

I would go with the primary reason being more accurate and controllable.

Also probably cheaper. Iíve seens night sights on a pistol in the dark. Yes, I could use them, but frankly with the muzzle...
Forum: Handguns June 16th, 2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,324
Posted By lazarus
I think you quoted the wrong person. I never said...

I think you quoted the wrong person. I never said anything about bolt guns or x39.

That said, Iíve seen some AK and ARs in x39 with adjustable gas blocks that shoot and cycle sub sonic x39 just...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 16th, 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,899
Posted By lazarus
True. Youíd save yourself the extra trip to your...

True. Youíd save yourself the extra trip to your local FFL. That said, even a cheap out of state FFL transfer fees plus shipping to you is probably going to be as much or more than just having CMP...
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