Virginia Beach - 4 Feb 2023.
Started the day in 6-8 foot but it laid down a little throughout the day
14 Man limit of Black Sea Bass with a couple of trigger fish and bluefish mixed in. About a dozen of the bass were 5-7 lbs big’ uns.
There is an awesome picture of that I saw awhile back. I think it was taken on Okinawa. Just piles of parts with a guy reassembling Garands out of the piles. No one was worried about headspace back then.
I have 4 of them. 1943s and 1944s.
Charlie Maloney went through one of them a couple years ago.
The other two are mostly "correct" with good war time barrels, period correct parts and stocks with the correct cartouches on them.
This one was a Rack beater and I wanted a Fulton Garand to go...
They are going to:
Bead last all the metal
Replace the uncut Winchester Oprod
Change the IHC bolt to a SA bolt
Gauge and spec everything out
Replace any out of spec parts
New walnut stock with matching grain and color - not bedded but hand fit
I don't know how many of you are members of the Garand Collectors Association and get their magazine but in the past couple of articles they have been doing a series on a Garand they bought from Royal Tiger Imports and then sent it off to Fulton Armory for a complete overhaul.
The most recent...
Effingham, IL county is where my home town is.
Very rural - corn fields, cows, corn fields, pigs, corn fields and some more corn fields.
My town's population this past year was 410.
My senior class from High School had 17 of us in it.
I have switched over to 100% J. Dewey stuff.
If you do go that route - pay attention to male/female ends on rods, brushes & jags when ordering or you will be buying adapters which are a PIA.
For organization, IMHO it's hard to beat tackle trays.
You could have just stopped at "WALDORF"
It smells like weed from Surratts Rd all the way down to the Nice Bridge.
On the rare occasion I have to head south through that area, I cut through Buds Creek just to avoid the whole thing.
Quick story about PayGov.com
In 2020 I paid the annual US Coast Guard User Fee ($300) via paygov.com like I always had in the past.
About 6 months later I get a check in the mail for $300 from Dept of Treasury. I called and emailed for months before I finally got an reply. They blamed the mix...
Hero Quartermasters in Dunkirk
Next to Dominoes and Anthonys, just a couple doors up from the Dunkirk Post Office.
They have regular business hours - Store front operation - Not a home or part time business
Once again, I appreciate your insight and opinion.
A High Power is on my list as well.
I need fishing season to start back up before I can add anymore...the
TOP SECRET//NO WIFE//GUN FUND piggy bank is pretty low. lol
I have no clue what you are getting at Michigander, but thanks, I think, lol
I have a lotta love for a Russian T-33 but not a lot of luck. I am looking but it seems like every one I come across is beat to death or they want a kidney for it - sometimes both. Kinda gave up and...
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1940 Italian Beretta M1934
1942 German Walther PP - Wehrmacht Issued, Nazi proofmarks
1940 British Enfield No 2 Mk I* with cleaning rod
1941 Russian Nagant M1895 with cleaning rod
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1943 US Ithaca 1911A1 (From the CMP, Round 3)
1942 US S&W Victory Model. US Navy Marked...