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by Popeye
Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: The Safety of Ishapore 2A and 2A1 7.6x51 mm Rifles
Replies: 3
Views: 3255

Re: The Safety of Ishapore 2A and 2A1 7.6x51 mm Rifles

See here: http://www.surplusrifleforum.com/viewto ... f=16&t=281

Concerning the above linked thread, links to the quotes would be helpful and appreciated.
by Popeye
Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Second Amendment Front
Topic: Injunction Sought in Lawsuit Challenging CA’s Total Ban on Full Capacity Magazines
Replies: 5
Views: 5977

Re: Injunction Sought in Lawsuit Challenging CA’s Total Ban on Full Capacity Magazines

lifeon2 wrote:
Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:33 pm
Didnt the CA gubmint just vote to have the gun laws not apply to themselves?
They did.
by Popeye
Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: They just don't get it......
Replies: 15
Views: 8113

Re: They just don't get it......

The primary purpose of 'gun control' is control.
by Popeye
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Optics and Optics Mounts
Topic: Mil dots explained simply
Replies: 3
Views: 12421

Mil dots explained simply

From spystyle April 2006 Here is the simplest explanation of mild-dots I have ever read: (quote) The simplest way is: (size of object in millimeters) / (size of object in mils) = range in meters. Just teach yourself to use the metric system. Average man = 1750 mm Beer can = 130 mm Kneeling man = 120...
by Popeye
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: General Gunsmithing
Topic: Manganese Phosphate Finish (Parkerizing)
Replies: 0
Views: 16026

Manganese Phosphate Finish (Parkerizing)

From arkyboy April 2006 I posted this a few yrs. ago on the old forum, but I don't think it made the trip here when we changed servers. There has been some renewed intrest in this process recently, so I thought I'd repost it. Since the original post ,I've found a scource for the Manganese Dioxide a...
by Popeye
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: General Gunsmithing
Topic: Adventures in Blueing
Replies: 4
Views: 14458

Adventures in Blueing

From Mundy Hey, this was posted in the Enfield threads by Gaston. It is very well written and deserves to be here as well ("Quote") Adventures in bluing! Well, now is about the time you think about bluing the rifle. As most of us have learned, the .303 Indian Re-works have been pretty neglected by ...
by Popeye
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: General Gunsmithing
Topic: Home Brew Parkerizing
Replies: 0
Views: 12250

Home Brew Parkerizing

From Dan Ok well I have sucsessfully parkerized my m1 rifle parts using a home brew method using easily accuired products that are cheap too. The list is- Jasco Prep & Primer ( available at Lowes) Steel Wool Distilled/Tapwater ( use distilled when ever possible) Maganese Dioxide Powder as fine as c...
by Popeye
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: General Gunsmithing
Topic: Disassembly Manuals
Replies: 1
Views: 1709

Re: Disassembly Manuals

It would be appreciated if you would post them here.
by Popeye
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Second Amendment Front
Topic: Injunction Sought in Lawsuit Challenging CA’s Total Ban on Full Capacity Magazines
Replies: 5
Views: 5977

Injunction Sought in Lawsuit Challenging CA’s Total Ban on Full Capacity Magazines

The plaintiffs believe that California’s confiscatory magazine ban is a taking of their property without just compensation and violates their constitutional rights. JUNE 13, 2017 SACRAMENTO, CA (June 13, 2017) – Attorneys for individual gun owners and civil rights advocacy organizations filed a mot...
by Popeye
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: General Ammunition
Topic: I picked up wooden crates and have a question.
Replies: 21
Views: 15373

Re: I picked up wooden crates and have a question.

Termites can totally destroy wood. I've never heard of any that are a threat to steel.
by Popeye
Sun Jun 11, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Second Amendment Front
Topic: California: Anti-Gun Language Amended into Budget Bill
Replies: 3
Views: 5193

California: Anti-Gun Language Amended into Budget Bill

6/10/17 Assembly Bill 103 , a budget trailer bill, was recently amended to include substantial policy changes that could remove your Second Amendment rights without due process. AB 103 is scheduled to be heard on Tuesday, June 13. Current law prohibits a person from owning, purchasing, receiving, po...
by Popeye
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Lightning struck my house!
Replies: 13
Views: 7215

Re: Lightning struck my house!

Every building on the farm in Maine where I grew up had, at least, one lightning rod on its roof. Lightning rods are a Benjamin Franklin invention that work as well today as they did when invented.
by Popeye
Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: My new sig 226.
Replies: 6
Views: 4531

Re: My new sig 226.

Years ago, when they were first offered, I purchased a SIG-Sauer X-Five Match in 9x19mm. http://www.personaldefenseworld.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2015/02/sig-sauer-XFIVE_MATCH-F.jpg A single action pistol that shoots better than I shoot. Great trigger right out of the box. All metal. Very good...
by Popeye
Wed Jun 07, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Round up is bad for you
Replies: 2
Views: 2421

Re: Round up is bad for you

EVERY chemical used to control weeds and pests on a farm, taken in sufficient doses, can harm/kill you. A problem arises when an overzealous EPA bans chemicals that work efficiently in small doses, leaving farmers little recourse but to use massive amounts of inefficient chemicals. As to wheat stubb...
by Popeye
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: "I was keeping an eye on it."
Replies: 9
Views: 6061

"I was keeping an eye on it."

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Legit photo of Theunis Wessels of Alberta, Canada taken on June 4, 2017. Not 'shopped'.


Man who mowed lawn with tornado behind him says he 'was keeping an eye on it.'

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