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  1. AR - [Rifles]
    Building a new ar and want to use a railed gas block. What size free float do I need? I know it's 9 inches for a drop in. Is it the same for a free float or do you use a 10 inch tube? Also I have a stainless hbar can I still use a slim tube. Thanks
  2. AR - [Rifles]
    I'd like to know if I built up a lower using this kit and made it a fixed mag, would it be legal in New Yorkistan? Is there any specification as to barrel length? Thanks...
  3. Bow Hunting
    I have a 2014 Bowtech carbon knight and I want to shorten up my draw length a little to get a bit more comfortable. Thats easy enough to do without a bow vise. But my question is will this change the cam timing / tuning in general? If i shorten by say an inch is it going to have to be...
  4. NYS and NYC Discussions (licensing/laws)
    Hey folks, What is the shortest barrel I am legally allowed to put on my 870 express? Want to purchase a short slug barrel to convert my 870 into a HD gun. Is overall length of 26" where it is truly at these days?
  5. AR - [Rifles]
    I built an upper using a Mega Stainless 16" midlength barrel.. but Im thinking of swapping it to a 18" rifle length. I already have a 20" rifle length stainless AR, 2 other 16" midlength 4150 ARs and a custom 4150 chf 15" with a pinned brake making it 16". Anyone want to talk me out of the...
  6. Reloading
    I reload for my 1984 Marlin 44 mag. I try to keep my brass around 1.275 +- .003, but now I have a bunch of Hornady Leverevolution brass. They are between 1.255 - 1.265 which is below the max length for regular 44 mag. brass. If I reload them with XTP's or 240 gr. hard cast lead, the OAL is...
  7. AR - [Rifles]
    The buffer spring "Twang" on my rifle length build is starting to bother me. Any advise on how I can reduce this? Anyone try this chrome silicon spring wire for $8: http://damageindustr...er-action-rifle Or the expensive JP option: http://www.jprifles.com/1.4.7.2_os.php (Rifle...
  8. Bolt Action [Rifles]
    What is the minimum length allowed in NY for a bolt action rifle? Does a muzzle brake count toward the length?
  9. AR - [Rifles]
    Say someone had a a registered lower under NYS Unsafe Act as a Evil assault weapon and a 10.5in barrel for an AR and they added a 5.5in muzzle break to that barrel for a total of 16in would it be legal? or would it be a SBR? Would the Break have to be pinned?
  10. Break Action [Shotguns]
    I have an old 10 gauge sxs. When I stick a piece of metal down the breach & feel the ridge of the chamber, it only measures 2 11/16 inch. Shouldn't it be longer than that?
  11. Semi-Auto [Handguns]
    What is the advantages of a full length guide in a 1911  vs a  short piece guide, I just replace my springs and put a full length in it as well.  Curious if it effects the  firing haven't got to the Range  yet.
  12. AR - [Rifles]
    Ok here's my question. Say you had two identic ars. Both have the identical style barell. You are shooting the same round. How much of an impact would a novice shooter like myself notice at 300 yards? How much would an advAnced shooter notice? I had a conversation with someone today who told me...
  13. AR - [Rifles]
    hey guys, Im beginning to research some uppers for my ar build, just a question for y'all. Is there a restriction on barrel length? what is the normal barrel length? ive seen 12", 14.7", 16", 20".... Being new to the AR scene, quite honestly, I have no clue what is a normal length, what is a...
  14. AR - [Rifles]
    Quick question, I have 1 upper that has a mid length gas tube, the price was right so I snagged it from a friend. It doesn't seem to work right on one of my lowers. The one with a carbine length buffer tube seems to short cycle and not lock, the other one I think is a rifle length. I got that...
  15. Revolvers [Handguns]
    When it comes to a revolver with 5.5" or 6.5" barrel length, how much will it affect your accuracy? If at all. Whats your views?
  16. Chit-Chat
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  17. AK - [Rifles]
    I have a Saiga 7.62, and need a shorter LOP stock for it, but want to keep the same look.
  18. Semi-Auto [Rifles]
    Carbine Length Free Float Bull Barrel Upper Recommendations? Thoughts?
  19. Semi-Auto [Rifles]
    So now that I've had my mini for a while and been getting accustomed to shooting it I noticed today that since I'm tall and have sorta long arms that what I really need to shoot better is for the rifle to sit against my shoulder better. The butt pad needs to come back at least an inch...
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