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11-09-06, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,617
Posted By swingset

The reason for low capacity .22 pistols isn't...

The reason for low capacity .22 pistols isn't because no one wants them. Stacking rimmed cartridges in a single stack magazine tends to make for unreliable feeding, so past 15 rounds they seldom work...
11-09-06, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,145
Posted By swingset

The replacement frame is the gun, as it's serial...

The replacement frame is the gun, as it's serial numbered. Why mess with it? The price of a replacement frame will probably be very close to a new pistol. Just chuck it and buy a new one.

IIRC,...
11-09-06, 02:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 90,640
Posted By swingset

The best gun is the one you have. :D If you...

The best gun is the one you have. :D

If you have a reasonably powerful gun (I consider anything under 9mm to be too light for serious self-defense, YMMV), you have some familiarity with the gun,...
11-09-06, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,081
Posted By swingset

For a good general guide on the going rate on new...

For a good general guide on the going rate on new and used firearms, look at Gunbroker and Auction Arms.com for what things are going for and selling for.

$500 is a tad on the high side for a nice...
08-09-05, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,319
Posted By swingset

Some states, mine does for instance, have "right...

Some states, mine does for instance, have "right to shoot" laws that protect property owners shooting on their own property, within reason. Unless there is a county or city ordinance prohibiting the...
08-09-05, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,628
Posted By swingset

Not trying to derail the thread, but if they can...

Not trying to derail the thread, but if they can get into your reinforced concrete vault, they're not going to stop at a lockable rack...assume by that time they're pros with good tools. Might as...
08-09-05, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,930
Posted By swingset

Looking to kill someone at a long distance? ...

Looking to kill someone at a long distance? :rolleyes:

I am guessing you're wanting a tactical long range rifle, and you're not ready to climb a bell tower anytime soon. So, based on this, I'd...
07-05-05, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,234
Posted By swingset

You must have had friends in very high places to...

You must have had friends in very high places to be handed the somewhat rare CAR15, allowed to carry a Thompson, and survived not being shot by mistake using the AK. Also very fortunate that you...
07-05-05, 02:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,958
Posted By swingset

Over penetration is a possibility with ANY gun,...

Over penetration is a possibility with ANY gun, tho some are worse than others just as some ammo is more likely to pass through bad guy and walls.

That said, to reduce the likelihood, I depend on...
09-21-04, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,283
Posted By swingset

Millett makes a 3/8" ring that goes down very...

Millett makes a 3/8" ring that goes down very small, should work on your application.
Replies: 5
Views: 4,712
Posted By swingset

I use my quad for farm and ranch duty and I've...

I use my quad for farm and ranch duty and I've used the Winch hundreds of times. If you get a snow plow for it, for example, the winch is a built-in blade lift. I've used it to hoist, to get unstuck,...
08-02-04, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,739
Posted By swingset

They way I understand the regs, which seem pretty...

They way I understand the regs, which seem pretty clear, YOU must do every operation on the receiver to remain legal. The machinist may not perform any functions that facilitate making the gun...
08-02-04, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,739
Posted By swingset

The other ATF ambiguities aside, one thing is...

The other ATF ambiguities aside, one thing is rock solid, perfectly spelled out in their regs. If you manufacture your own gun YOU MAY NOT SELL IT, period. No gray areas here. Unless the law changes...
08-02-04, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,739
Posted By swingset

as hotpig's post indicates, it is illegal for you...

as hotpig's post indicates, it is illegal for you to manufacture your own gun (receiver) and sell it, period. You need a manufacturer's license to do so.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By swingset

dunno??

That's what's weird...the drain valve on the filter and tank were shut tight, and overnight it held all it's air. ???

Believe me, this thing is in a place where water could not have come from...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By swingset

Unhappy Perplexing air compressor event...

I have an oilless 6hp vertical CH air compressor (30 gal tank), that was given to me recently. It's nearly new, I was told by the previous owner that he only ever tested it because he never did get...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,560
Posted By swingset

Really small awning?

I have a strange dilemna I think I can solve with a small awning, but need advice or help.

I have a metal door that is on the end of my house that receives a lot of rain because of the wind, and...
05-06-04, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,919
Posted By swingset

Any good's vet assistant knows the trick to pills...

Any good's vet assistant knows the trick to pills down a dog's mouth.

Lower the jaw of the dog, gently and use soothing tones - don't get anxious or loud when you're fiddling with fido's mouth! :D...
05-05-04, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,810
Posted By swingset

The last one rings terribly true. So many...

The last one rings terribly true.

So many times during my stays at my uncle (a vet), people dropped a longtime companion off to suffer it's fate scared and at the hands of a stranger. Despicable...
05-05-04, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,740
Posted By swingset

Remember too that dogs are nesting animals - they...

Remember too that dogs are nesting animals - they den and do not, by nature, like to poop in their den. You'll be fighting the dog's instincts to confine his area for relieving himself, so be patient.
02-06-04, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,289
Posted By swingset

As for me, there are several components of that...

As for me, there are several components of that kind of accuracy. First is the gun - and a Buckmark should do it. Second, is the trigger. Heavy pull? Not good. A light, crisp trigger is needed unless...
Replies: 6
Views: 48,383
Posted By swingset

Thanks guys! Followed the directions and got it...

Thanks guys! Followed the directions and got it running great!

WOW, it's a powerful saw too, much more zip than the old Stihl. I wouldn't have believed it looking at it - neighbor's loss, my gain.
Replies: 6
Views: 48,383
Posted By swingset

Adjusting chainsaw carb...

I bought a used Poulan chainsaw off of a neighbor. He thought it needed rebuilt, couldn't get it to start. Paid all of $25 for it. Figured I couldn't go wrong, even if it did need rebuilt. He's had...
07-31-03, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,213
Posted By swingset

Separate service or sub panel in garage?

I have a dilemna.

My detached workshop/garage is 100 feet from the service entrance at my house, and crosses a very rocky area and also my driveway....making burying cable difficult, and aerials...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,233
Posted By swingset

Floor for storage shed/garage??

I'm purchasing a very large storage shed/garage that's 14x32', with a treated beam floor.

I plan on using it as a garage/workshop to service vehicles in, so I want to install a floor that will...
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