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by Popeye
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: New to SRF
Replies: 5
Views: 110

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: 4
Views: 236

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: 4
Views: 236

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: 423

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: 3
Views: 1073

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: 15
Views: 1652

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: 3
Views: 1073

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: 733

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: 784

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.
by Popeye
Thu Jul 06, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Second Amendment Front
Topic: Lawmakers introduce SHUSH Act to classify suppressors as gun accessory
Replies: 4
Views: 631

Lawmakers introduce SHUSH Act to classify suppressors as gun accessory

Chris Eger 7/05/17 Republicans on Capitol Hill last week introduced bicameral legislation that aims to drop all federal regulation of suppressors and silencers. The Silencers Helping Us Save Hearing Act, backed in the Senate by Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Mike Crapo of Idaho, and in the House by Iowa...
by Popeye
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: New from Oz
Replies: 6
Views: 770

Re: New from Oz

Greetings and Salutations
by Popeye
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: No4 MK2's...consecutive serial numbers.
Replies: 10
Views: 794

Re: No4 MK2's...consecutive serial numbers.

I'd forgot about that one. It too was from Shotgun News (in 1994, I think).
by Popeye
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: No4 MK2's...consecutive serial numbers.
Replies: 10
Views: 794

Re: No4 MK2's...consecutive serial numbers.

That seems to be a little shorter than normal.
by Popeye
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Second Amendment Front
Topic: Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation goes into Effect on Saturday
Replies: 1
Views: 424

Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation goes into Effect on Saturday

JUNE 29, 2017 This Saturday, July 1, House Bill 508/Senate Bill 445, sponsored by state Senator John Stevens and state Representative William Lamberth, is scheduled to go into effect. This important pro-gun legislation will create a private cause of action for a party that is adversely affected by a...
by Popeye
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Second Amendment Front
Topic: Iowa: Critical Self-Defense Law Takes Effect July 1!
Replies: 1
Views: 402

Iowa: Critical Self-Defense Law Takes Effect July 1!

June 30, 2017 Tomorrow, July 1, the provisions of House File 517, go into effect. Thanks to your active involvement last session, this bill was signed by Governor Branstad on April 23, 2017. HF 517 marks a step forward in protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Iowans across the Hawkey...

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