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by Popeye
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Second Amendment Front
Topic: Vegas Gunman's Use of Bump Stock Reduced Casualties
Replies: 2
Views: 100
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Vegas Gunman's Use of Bump Stock Reduced Casualties

Benjamin Baird October 13, 2017 In the hypercharged partisan atmosphere that disgracefully follows any mass shooting tragedy, journalists, politicians, and anyone with an opinion spontaneously become firearms experts. Yet, as this U.S. Army combat infantry grunt can attest, these desk jockeys are no...
by Popeye
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:24 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hello
Replies: 8
Views: 282
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Re: Hello

Greetings and Salutations
by Popeye
Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: New to Surplus Rifles
Replies: 13
Views: 424
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Re: New to Surplus Rifles

Greetings and Salutations
by Popeye
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:02 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hi There! Newbie here
Replies: 13
Views: 1505
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Re: Hi There! Newbie here

Greetings and Salutations
by Popeye
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: New to SRF
Replies: 10
Views: 4120
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Re: New to SRF

They do not. We all get to start over.
by Popeye
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: New to SRF
Replies: 10
Views: 4120
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Re: New to SRF

Greetings and Salutations
by Popeye
Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: General Gunsmithing
Topic: MF Policeman .25acp Firing Pin Spring?
Replies: 5
Views: 2079
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Re: MF Policeman .25acp Firing Pin Spring?

Pull the firing pin and its springs out of the pistol. Thoroughly scrub the firing pin channel. There's no telling what kind of crud has accumulated there during the past 100 years. Clean the firing pin and its springs. Examine the firing pin, its springs and the firing pin channel for burrs, unremo...
by Popeye
Fri Jul 28, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: General Gunsmithing
Topic: MF Policeman .25acp Firing Pin Spring?
Replies: 5
Views: 2079
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Re: MF Policeman .25acp Firing Pin Spring?

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/a6/59/58/a65958eb35afc26e843325c339ee37c7.jpg The Le Francais "Police" model was manufactured from 1914 to 1938. All Manufrance Le Français pistols used simple blowback action. The return spring was located vertically in the grip, ahead of the magazine well...
by Popeye
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:42 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: A Kansas state of mind.
Replies: 4
Views: 3664
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Re: A Kansas state of mind.

Was it a sign like this sign?
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by Popeye
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Second Amendment Front
Topic: CMP Sales of 1911s One Step Closer With House Passage of 2018 NDAA
Replies: 5
Views: 4976
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Re: CMP Sales of 1911s One Step Closer With House Passage of 2018 NDAA

This legislation also sets the stage for the question posed by the looming withdrawal of thousands of soon-to-be surplus M9 and M11 9mm pistols, replaced by the new M17 and M18 pistols adopted under the Army’s Modular Handgun System.
by Popeye
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: M1 Garand
Topic: Foreign Garands
Replies: 17
Views: 5091
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Re: Foreign Garands

S.B. wrote:
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:07 pm
Curious, I thought all Garands were made in the USA and we loaned leasted them to allys after surplussing them?
Steve
I believe Italy (Beretta) made Garands.
by Popeye
Sat Jul 15, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Second Amendment Front
Topic: CMP Sales of 1911s One Step Closer With House Passage of 2018 NDAA
Replies: 5
Views: 4976
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CMP Sales of 1911s One Step Closer With House Passage of 2018 NDAA

JULY 14, 2017 On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 . Included in the bill is a provision that would make U.S. Army surplus 1911 .45 ACP pistols available to the American public through the Civilian Marksmans...
by Popeye
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: M1 Garand
Topic: M1 Garand Prices & Trends
Replies: 3
Views: 2584
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M1 Garand Prices & Trends

A well researched and carefully written article from a respected auction house.

https://www.rockislandauction.com/blog/ ... -148879997
by Popeye
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Side Jobs and weapons/ammo for payment
Replies: 3
Views: 3943
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Re: Side Jobs and weapons/ammo for payment

My auto mechanic will work for barter. Usually firearms, ammo, collectible knives and home cooked meals.

I did a lot of work for barter when I was smithing.

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