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 OLDGUNNER
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: ANOTHER FWITW
Replies: 3
Views: 107
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Re: ANOTHER FWITW

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Have you seen this picture of a reloading room? It may give one an idea for making an indoor shooting range like the one behind the glass enclosure - year around and maybe just under ground for noise abatement.

Most everyone here has helped pay for this.
by OLDGUNNER
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: ANOTHER FWITW
Replies: 3
Views: 107
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Re: ANOTHER FWITW

DSC_0035.JPG This food grade Linseed oil is something that I hadn’t tried on stocks...until yesterday. In the past I have had trouble with plain Hardware Store Linseed Oil hardening in a reasonable time, for me. I wonder if the ‘Cold pressed’ with no additives has something to do with it. I have be...
by OLDGUNNER
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: NEW MOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 197
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Re: NEW MOLD

DSC_0034.JPG Okay – You can get the idea...starting out with a Double Cavity LEE .285 Mold...drilled and lapped to dropping 0.298 and 0.299 cast bullets – one with lube grooves and one without. I will LEE-Ment to 0.301 and 0.302. The cartridge on left is 1939 original and on right is a Norma case. ...
by OLDGUNNER
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: ANOTHER FWITW
Replies: 3
Views: 107
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Re: ANOTHER FWITW

http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=81 Trivia.... Way out there, maybe...but not – Stock finishing and good for you. You may have read about the WW2 Russian Flaxseed Oil and wood saw dust bread and thought how terrible, but......The Flaxseed oil is what is commonly called Linseed...
by OLDGUNNER
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: ANOTHER FWITW
Replies: 3
Views: 107
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ANOTHER FWITW

https://www.lin-speed.com/linspeed-instructions/linspeed-gunstock-how-to-video/ ***************************************************** Strictly for what it’s worth – I have talked to this guy Bill White on the phone – nice guy....I think that he is a son-in-law of one of the original George Brothers....
by OLDGUNNER
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: ?????
Replies: 7
Views: 129
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Re: ?????

sowbelle - There is nothing magnetic about it.....and I sure don't know what you may be talking about after that.
by OLDGUNNER
Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: IT CAN BE DONE
Replies: 0
Views: 47
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IT CAN BE DONE

http://www.instinctshooting-quickkill.com/pages/method.html https://www.bing.com/search?q=instinct+shooting+technique&qs=HS&pq=instinct+shooting&sc=8-17&cvid=718585495EEE4A5AA1F81B545D96BC0B&FORM=QBRE&sp=1 I happened upon this guy’s first book in 66. ‘Now’ there are all kinds of methods with people ...
by OLDGUNNER
Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: ?????
Replies: 7
Views: 129
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Re: ?????

Yes - Only I used it as a fire starter using punk wood or dead wild grape vine...and it could be used with an old surplus rifle or musket. If one lost their flint on a flint lock musket or rifle they could lock the frizzen open and use a lighted stick. I have an old military musket made at Harper's ...
by OLDGUNNER
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: ?????
Replies: 7
Views: 129
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Re: ?????

Nope, I bought that when I was 8 or so for a dime, and I used it. AND...I just looked them up on the web and I still see them for sale. It mentioned that Radio Shack sells them. They work slicker than the dickens.
by OLDGUNNER
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: OFF TOPIC TRIVIA - HUH?
Replies: 6
Views: 193
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Re: OFF TOPIC TRIVIA - HUH?

http://www.insideprison.com/newfoundland-correction-centres-prison.asp With a population of 520,462 of both Labrador and Newfoundland,with 92 % of that for Newfoundland only...and with 147 inmates. Yes I see where some have been shipped off to the mainland, but for less than a two year sentence, her...
by OLDGUNNER
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: ?????
Replies: 7
Views: 129
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Does anyone recognize this?
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by OLDGUNNER
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: DIY ON GUN SPRINGS
Replies: 1
Views: 41
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Re: DIY ON GUN SPRINGS

OKAY, A QUICK FOLLOW UP... The most important thing in spring making is the tempering temperature – this will cause it to be a spring or not. This can be a very useful way to make a spring. And since it involves hot lead, it is usually around and handy. And most may have a lead temperature thermomet...
by OLDGUNNER
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: DIY ON GUN SPRINGS
Replies: 1
Views: 41
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DIY ON GUN SPRINGS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CnwUQZ6q78 https://www.bing.com/search?q=making+springs+from+wire&FORM=QSRE6 Making a flat, or rehardening a flat spring https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=how+to+make+flat+springs&&view=detail&mid=AC4C8FF8FA1262EA0B64AC4C8FF8FA1262EA0B64&rvsmid=3C2E9EB48D5A7EA5894...
by OLDGUNNER
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: IN PASSING
Replies: 1
Views: 56
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IN PASSING

JUST FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH - - I quite often see where someone is asking for a load for such-and-such a caliber. I would no more ask for, nor give anyone a load for ‘anything’ than try to hitch - hike to the moon. If they can’t figure out that this is not prudent, then I would have nothing to do with ...
by OLDGUNNER
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: DIY FWITW
Replies: 0
Views: 38
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DIY FWITW

A DIY thingie – Coyote Calls...I made the two in front in 1960 - they still work. :shifty: – just needs new rubber bands once in a while. The little stack at top, I just made recently. I do not recall seeing this type for sale. One thing that I found out is that one will make a certain pitch sound a...

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