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  1. I'm well aware of the 5.4L issues. Have...

    I'm well aware of the 5.4L issues. Have overlooked many pickup trucks for sale because of it. I didn't know Subarus had problems with them, but it doesn't surprise me.

    Mostly, my family members...
  2. Hadn't thought of that. I wonder if the diesel...

    Hadn't thought of that. I wonder if the diesel treatment could have loosened some sludge or gunk that made its way into the oil flow path for that gear.
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    Sticky: Instant Pot 8qt for $59.99 and free shipping. ...

    Instant Pot 8qt for $59.99 and free shipping.

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Instant-Pot-8-Quart-7-in-1-Multi-Cooker-Programmable-Pressure-Cooker-Slow-Rice-Yogurt-Maker-Cake-Egg-Saut/537619313

    I...
  4. Well, if you have experience with a wide variety...

    Well, if you have experience with a wide variety of Japanese and even American cars, then try a German car, it's not surprising that one would be surprised by it.

    ETA: It's not just "more...
  5. Correct. Find one with at least a sunroof,...

    Correct. Find one with at least a sunroof, preferably a solid steel roof. Better handling for multiple reasons and no squeaks/leaks. That bit of wisdom will keep you from buying one for a long time,...
  6. Have you checked freeze frame data for the codes?...

    Have you checked freeze frame data for the codes? It might tell you something useful.
  7. https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Tulip+pork&i=grocery&re...

    https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Tulip+pork&i=grocery&ref=nb_sb_noss_2

    Just doin' what I can to help.
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    BFR comes in .45-70. Does that count?

    BFR comes in .45-70. Does that count?
  9. My older Lyman and Sierra manuals both have loads...

    My older Lyman and Sierra manuals both have loads for the Sierra 180gr JHP.
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    To be fair, a whole lot of the crap that goes on...

    To be fair, a whole lot of the crap that goes on up there comes from CA in the first place. (Writing as someone who has spent most of my life living in one or the other of those places.) I'm sure...
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    This vid shows one way to do it.

    This vid shows one way to do it.
  12. I've never seen a timing belt jump a tooth....

    I've never seen a timing belt jump a tooth. Chains, yes - belts, no. I've only seen belts break. Doesn't mean it couldn't have been installed incorrectly.

    I don't know anything about the details...
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    Reviving this because I'm probably going to pick...

    Reviving this because I'm probably going to pick up a sling or two this weekend.

    There have been comments about the BFG Vickers sling being a little heavy and difficult to adjust, possibly not...
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    It should be easy enough for someone with the...

    It should be easy enough for someone with the right lathe and mill to make the part. But the factory part is anodized with what seems likely to be a PTFE sealer. I know where to get that done (or did...
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    Sticky: Black Friday 2021

    Vertx: Black Friday through Cyber Monday get 30% off site wide with code VTXBF2021 and 2x the points Monday ONLY as a Vertx Rewards Member.

    Primary Arms is having some great sale prices already...
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    My post on the topic from several years ago:...

    My post on the topic from several years ago: https://pistol-forum.com/showthread.php?10177-Beretta-1301-Tactical&p=709490&viewfull=1#post709490

    Assuming that tube is US-made, if Beretta makes the...
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    I have this one:...

    I have this one: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Dasco-Pro-Pin-Punch-Set-6-Piece-22/100155966

    Supplemented with this one when I needed one to grind flat for the Sig long external extractor coil pin:...
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    It's almost like he's been asking the universe,...

    It's almost like he's been asking the universe, "Seriously, WTF do I have to get them to do to put me up at the Greybar Hotel indefinitely?"
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    Just yesterday, I was thinking about the chapters...

    Just yesterday, I was thinking about the chapters in The Hunting Rifle (1970) by O'Connor. He has one about how wonderfully adequate the 7x57 is, and how excellently effective the .270 Winchester is....
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    There is sometimes confusion betweeen the SRT...

    There is sometimes confusion betweeen the SRT (Short Reset Trigger), which is internal parts, and the short reach trigger, which is just the trigger part that you actually press. They are completely...
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    I'd be interested in some measurements, if you...

    I'd be interested in some measurements, if you mean "width" as in side-to-side.

    This post https://www.sigtalk.com/threads/mod-0229-trigger-to-p239-short-reach-trigger.203785/#post-2704169 is by...
  22. Depends which house.

    Depends which house.
  23. A = pi()*r^2 You did A = pi()*d^2 You...

    A = pi()*r^2

    You did

    A = pi()*d^2

    You failed to divide the diameter by 2 to get radius. Your areas are 4x greater and equivalent calibers are 2x greater than is correct.

    Still crushing a...
  24. Haven't loaded that bullet, but I have a Hornady...

    Haven't loaded that bullet, but I have a Hornady manual.

    The narrative mentions their 7 1/2-in. Redhawk test gun liking Blue Dot /240 XTP.

    They called out VIHT N-105 as working well with the...
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    Never noticed how the reset side of the ratchet...

    Never noticed how the reset side of the ratchet is milled as a giant bevel on the LCR. Kind of a neat touch.

    (lead photo from that linked article: )

    80303

    It also reminded me how annoying...
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