Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by jardows
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: C&R License Related Info
Topic: Is it worth it?
Replies: 22
Views: 4174
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Re: Is it worth it?

I got a C&R when I first started getting into collecting. At the time, Midway, Graf's, Brownells, and others would give dealer pricing if you sent in the C&R. I saved the equivalent of the license fee on my first order from Midway for reloading equipment and supplies! Not sure if they are still doin...
by jardows
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Never will I speak ill of the forum members here
Replies: 15
Views: 1390
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Re: Never will I speak ill of the forum members here

I've been around this forum for a long time, though not terribly active the last couple of years. The community is one of the best I've encountered online, and is one that I have no problems wanting to meet other members in person! We can thank Jaime for starting it out right, and the great moderato...
by jardows
Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Almost a Virginian!
Replies: 0
Views: 250
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Almost a Virginian!

Hey guys! Haven't posted much for a while, but life's been crazy the last few months. So the short end of it is that I am moving from Colorado to Virginia to finish my Master's degree. Kind of funny, because my family immigrated to Virginia from England in the 1620's, and then moved to Kentucky then...
by jardows
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: General Ammunition
Topic: Found some surplus 8mm.
Replies: 10
Views: 2790
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Re: Found some surplus 8mm.

My experience - I began with some of the case of 50's Yugo pulling bullets, and then reloading the powder, due to considerable variations in powder loads from round to round. The Turk ammo was even worse. When I got a bunch of Egyptian ammo, I started off doing the same, but quickly stopped, as the ...
by jardows
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: General Ammunition
Topic: AMMUNITION ACCURACY
Replies: 28
Views: 3383
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Re: AMMUNITION ACCURACY

This is where reloading becomes fun. Trying out different bullets, powders, load, velocities, etc., all to get the best accuracy. Develop an 7.92x57 load that is spot on with H4895, then I ask myself, would CFE223 work better? Time to grab a pound of powder and load up! Unfortunately, I don't have t...
by jardows
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Czech Rifles
Topic: VZ-52 SHE
Replies: 22
Views: 3817
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Re: VZ-52 SHE

Looks nice. I like the original x45 round, but getting the brass formed is a tedious process! How's your grouping? My barrel is pretty pitted, and after slugging it, found it is .314. The .312 150 Grain bullets meant for the 7.7 Jap work great, and I was able to get a load to shoot 2.5" I figured no...
by jardows
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Mil surp gun shops on the Way to Tulsa
Replies: 4
Views: 785
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Re: Mil surp gun shops on the Way to Tulsa

I used to live in Springfield and Joplin, Mo. There used to be a few shops in Springfield that regularly carried mil-surps, but I haven't been there for a while so I don't know if any are still in business or what they may carry now. In Joplin, just a bit off the Interstate, is Steve's Trading Post....
by jardows
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: SR Wiki
Topic: Surplus Rifle Wiki
Replies: 3
Views: 6797
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Re: Surplus Rifle Wiki

I remember the Wiki getting started. The link on the top is to the way-back machine for the old surplusrifle.com site. Is there a good link to the SR Wiki?
by jardows
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Got a new toy
Replies: 15
Views: 2286
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Re: Got a new toy

That looks fun! So how much is it costing you in ammo? :lol:
by jardows
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Go target shooting after surgery?
Replies: 3
Views: 635
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Go target shooting after surgery?

Need a little advice here. I just had a hernia repair surgery today, and I think I did well. This was my first time to go under anesthesia or have invasive surgery, so I was a bit apprehensive, but it is fine. I ended up taking several days off of work to let myself rest, more mental than anything. ...
by jardows
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Thanks for Letting me in!
Replies: 4
Views: 835
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Re: Thanks for Letting me in!

Our pleasure!
by jardows
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Middle East and North African Rifles
Topic: Israeli K98
Replies: 23
Views: 6889
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Re: Israeli K98

That one is in nice condition compared to many I've seen. I always wondered if there were any around that missed the conversion to 7.62, and still were in 8mm.
by jardows
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: A Kansas state of mind.
Replies: 4
Views: 4464
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Re: A Kansas state of mind.

This is one of my favorite road signs:

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by jardows
Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: G98 bring back and g98b bring back
Replies: 17
Views: 6545
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Re: G98 bring back and g98b bring back

Dumb question but I saw a guy at a show selling a WW1 German rifle all matching bring back one of his great grandfathers said he brought it back but the commanding officer made him break the firing pin off he had a new one in it and the broken one. Did sruff like that really happen. Or was it just ...
by jardows
Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: The Krag
Topic: Danish Krag
Replies: 10
Views: 5044
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Re: Danish Krag

My grandfather brought back a bayonet for the Danish Krag from WW2. Some day I will get the rifle to match. Let us know how it shoots!

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