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    We are. And then there is the matter of a sling,...

    We are. And then there is the matter of a sling, but I wish not to brag.
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    I do it when I urinate. Safety above all else.:D

    I do it when I urinate. Safety above all else.:D
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    Somewhat related in that it applies to some...

    Somewhat related in that it applies to some gunsmiths is the conversation I had with my 45 year old mechanic. He was trying to repair a an excellent condition 1966 Plymouth with a slant 6 engine,...
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    Colt, S&W, and Ruger revolvers are designed in...

    Colt, S&W, and Ruger revolvers are designed in such a way that when correctly fitted, the cylinder will rotate smoothly through the entire rotation. Even when defective, they will go bang when the...
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    You have a good method for chamber cleaning. If...

    You have a good method for chamber cleaning. If you have not tried Chem Tool, available at auto parts stores, you might buy a can. It's pressurized. Since you are removing the barrel, spraying the...
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    My opinion is that the op's mixed brass is the...

    My opinion is that the op's mixed brass is the culprit. Among the immense 9mm universe can be found much variation in brass. Case dimension such as overall length, rim thickness, case wall thickness,...
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    My Kel Tec experience has been unsatisfactory. My...

    My Kel Tec experience has been unsatisfactory. My observation has been poor quality control. That said, factory reps have been courteous and attentive but were unsuccessful in making my specimens...
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    In my many decades of reading gun literature, I...

    In my many decades of reading gun literature, I have never seen such bullshit. I think the NRA must be trying to present a softer, kinder image. Why else say not to use buckshot or not buy premium...
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    When I was a health inspector, there was a cafe...

    When I was a health inspector, there was a cafe owner who immediately started scratching his nuts as soon as I walked into his business and continued to do so while I was there. I thought he was...
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    I began reading the self defense caliber wars...

    I began reading the self defense caliber wars before many here were born and have seen pendulums and dicks swing back and forth and band wagons roll until they hit a ditch. I think that bullet...
  11. No jokes about the op's Taurus. I have had two of...

    No jokes about the op's Taurus. I have had two of the early ones made in an arsenal on new machinery. They were ok.

    Unintended double taps may result from the same process that allows bump firing...
  12. You are correct. The hot loaded ones I shot in...

    You are correct. The hot loaded ones I shot in the Blackhawk were extended beyond the case mouth about 1/2 inch and then were crimped using a lube groove. This was a young man's experiment. They were...
  13. DocGKR is the only researcher validating...

    DocGKR is the only researcher validating wadcutter use in .38 snub revolvers. Other people throughout the years have commented yea or nay, but he has supported his opinion. Until he did, I did not...
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    We added an extended garage with shop a few years...

    We added an extended garage with shop a few years back. Four guys made up the crew. All had done hard time. I had known the head person. My wife and I would use them again. Three of the four were...
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    I had never worried about hogs other than a...

    I had never worried about hogs other than a female with piglets. My viewpoint recently became more cautious. But my experience has been that they run away from people. Now I have a hypothesis about...
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    That is a big scope. You are more adept than I in...

    That is a big scope. You are more adept than I in scoping these rifles and at the same time being able to maintain a cheek weld. Share with us your best groups and the ammo brand that your rifle...
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    You have matched the rings to the scope. Higher...

    You have matched the rings to the scope. Higher power scopes with bigger objective bells hit the bolt handle when these scopes are in the lower ring heights. This situation is not as severe as it...
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    Sir, you must never permit logic to convince you...

    Sir, you must never permit logic to convince you not to buy another gun. :D
    But, with the nifty CZ in 7.62 Russian you could blast away with cheap steel case Russian ammo which these little rifles...
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    Thanks for the info about D3 Precision rings....

    Thanks for the info about D3 Precision rings. Being a small company, this outfit could likely advise on ring height as it relates to scope selection. An incorrect combination will result in bolt...
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    The 10/22 plus nice optic is a sensible amount of...

    The 10/22 plus nice optic is a sensible amount of money. The CZ plus a nice optic becomes expensive. CZ 22's with iron sights have a different stock than those that are slick and without iron sights...
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    If these pistols have the target bushing, then...

    If these pistols have the target bushing, then they should definitely shoot sub 2 inch groups at 25 yards. I had thought that they did not but see that I am wrong. Hence I edited my post to correct...
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    I believe the sheriff's account but am most...

    I believe the sheriff's account but am most surprised that the hogs were this near to a dwelling. I have never heard of such before. Could someone have been leaving out food for these animals causing...
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    There are reasons compelling people to move from...

    There are reasons compelling people to move from the city to safer neighborhoods. Many who do fly away will be untruthful about the crime part. The crime part moves nearer to me each year. I'm too...
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    My garage motion light was hooked up to existing...

    My garage motion light was hooked up to existing wiring which has an indoor switch.
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    I posted earlier in the thread. My concern...

    I posted earlier in the thread. My concern pertains to persons who are carrying a handgun openly. The reason is my bias against persons carrying in this manner. This bias causes me not to trust their...
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