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  1. Bolt Action [Rifles]
    Hello, I am looking at purchasing an Enfield SMLE MK III* as I like the gun types and am hopping to use it to jumpstart my collet. However this Enfield that I am looking at the stock is different then the typical Enfield as it does not engulf the entire thing and I am wondering why? Is this a...
  2. Suffolk County (licensing/laws)
    Hello all, New member here. I am wondering if anyone has any info or direction for re-instating gun rights for someone with a non-violent felony on their record. I've heard it is quite difficult in NY, but that doesn't mean it's not worth trying. Only thing is, I don't know where to start...
  3. Chit-Chat
    I need a bit of help I have these magazines, they are for a 1911. I have been doing some reading and I think the one on the right is an original WW1 Colt lanyard, it has the keyhole also. I think its a Colt since theres no name on it.(Unmarked - Colt's Patent Fire Arms Mfg. Co.) The one on the...
  4. Semi-Auto [Rifles]
    So I'm installing a bolt catch on my ARES SCR. So simple, right? Well, despite some moderately heavy tapping on the "retention lug' on the plug that has to be removed to install the catch, it won't budge. Am I missing something? I hate to resort to the get a bigger hammer option. Any help would...
  5. Chit-Chat
    I opened YouTube and when I tried to load a video all I got was a red traffic cone after trying several sites I got the same results.I checked my Realplayer and all looks good Yesterday all was fine Help an old Vet Any ideas ?
  6. All Other - Open Discussions
    Looking for someone with the proper truck and tie-downs to help deliver a motorcycle from NJ (Zipcode 07307) to Long Island (Zip 11590 ) Looking to spend under $100 if possible. Looking to do this today at 5pm or so. Please let me know if you or anyone you know does this service. Ideally it's...
  7. Fishing - Open Discussions
    I've been shopping for a new boat for months. I want a small, twin diesel express sport fish. I like the 31 Cabo and 28 Henriques. If anyone knows of any boats in this category for sale, please let me know. Thanks.
  8. Chit-Chat
    I have a gazebo that I want to put a ceiling fan in. the gazebo has 2 2X6's together that are side to side, wire is snaked through a dado in one of the 2X6's, it is a wet location fan, I bought a plastic wet location junction box, the directions say NO to plastic boxes, I also bought wet...
  9. BBQ/Recipes/Cooking/Food/Diets
    Is grade A better than grade B? I've always went with grade A before.
  10. Optics
    I am having some difficulty sighting in my Vortex Stikefire II red dot on my 5.56 (62 grain ammo). I went to MF (30 yards) and quickly realized I could not see the holes in the paper. I brought it into 15 yards and made adjustments (many) so the POI was where I was aiming. I then moved it out...
  11. Optics
    I was on the Nikon's Spot-On site playing with scope settings. I noticed something that didn't make sense to me. I set a scope to be zero'd at 100yds, target distance at 100yds. Then I changed the target distance to 200yds. Here's what confuses me: Spot-On said I should set my elevation down...
  12. Semi-Auto [Handguns]
    So I found a Swedish Lahti M40, traded a couple of safe queens and got a very good deal. It is an absolute tack driver....at 12 yards it puts seven in one modest sized hole. I love that gun. But my son was shooting it a while ago (115 gr. fmj, nothing special or powerful) and shooting it a...
  13. Hunting - Open Discussions
    Good morning, A friend and I are looking into taking advantage of the nice weather this weekend and are trying to make a last minute turkey hunting trip happen. This will be our first time turkey hunting Could anyone suggest a place to go to try our luck?! Any advice is appreciated! Thank you
  14. Open Firearm Discussions
    while I was cleaning a muzzle loader, the wire brush broke free and is now stuck in the barrel. The rifle is a side lock, so i cant just push it out from the other end. Any ideas?
  15. AR - [Rifles]
    hello, now to the forums and new to building AR's. my plan is to make one with a fixed mag i have bought everything needed as well as a bullet button. what have you guys done to make it "Legal"? i head to JB weld it, any other suggestions
  16. Milsurp [Rifles]
    Hi everyone need some help identifying a Chinese sks I recently picked up. The serial number starts with a followed by 3 digits then a space followed by 5 digits so it's c### #####. I was researching and couldn't find any Chinese sks with the c prefix only yugo. It has a 16.5" barrel with...
  17. All Other - Open Discussions
    can anyone help to identify what kind of bug this is? My wicker furniture on my stoop is full of these things. They crawl in and out of the twisted wicker. I thought they were ticks, but they have 6 legs, instead of the 8 that I see ticks have. I am afraid to let my dog lay on the cushions now.
  18. Bolt Action [Rifles]
    So, I bought a nice surplus 8mm FN mauser. All looked good until I checked the head spacing ... It was terrible, the bolt handle stays vertical ... Took it appart it turns out soneone just screwed in a german k98 barrel in. I need to fix it now. I'm not into machining the barrel at all, I'm just...
  19. Open Firearm Discussions
    Picked this Star up at LIAmmo (thanks again guys) Interesting little gun but heavy as heck, Anyway am thinking of rebluing it. I like the way it looked on line, Black. Question: since I'm going black would I really have to take the old bluing off first. I did some bluing many many moons ago that...
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