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 Rapidrob
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: M1 Carbine
Topic: Just some underwood goodness
Replies: 3
Views: 88
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Re: Just some underwood goodness

Very nice indeed. They look to be in great shape. I hold a Carbine Match once a year out to 300 yards. The bullet is still very accurate at that distance ( shot out M2 barrels are not of course). While the bullets energy at that distance will not dent the steel target, it does still fragment into pi...
by Rapidrob
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Shooting in the rain.
Replies: 1
Views: 64
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Shooting in the rain.

Our monsoon season started today. A steady rain with light winds. At the range we were practicing for this months 300 yard Rapid Fire match. The ground at the impact berm was damp. As we fired at the target,the shots that missed struck the damp earth and a cloud of steam,yes steam, was generated as ...
by Rapidrob
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Czech Pistols
Topic: CZ ( VZ ) 50 quality question
Replies: 5
Views: 159
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Re: CZ ( VZ ) 50 quality question

Thank you for the info. Just bought one for my wife's CCW "rough carry" and not have to worry abut tearing up a more expensive pistol.
by Rapidrob
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Czech Pistols
Topic: CZ ( VZ ) 50 quality question
Replies: 5
Views: 159
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CZ ( VZ ) 50 quality question

The VZ 50 pistols are on sale again for 250 bucks, In good condition ( holster wear ) are these pistols a decent purchase?
by Rapidrob
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Reloading
Topic: IMR-7383...don't overlook this powder
Replies: 2
Views: 138
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Re: IMR-7383...don't overlook this powder

I just fired 100 rounds of 6.5x55mm Swede out of my Jlungman rifle. I'm using the Privi 140 grain SPBT bullet over 37 grains of IMR7383. The load is very accurate and clean burning. No unburnt powder is left in the bore. The load is very good in the rifle and carbine.
by Rapidrob
Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Reloading
Topic: IMR-7383...don't overlook this powder
Replies: 2
Views: 138
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IMR-7383...don't overlook this powder

IMR-7383 or RAD-78 was used in the ,50 caliber spotting gun used to zero the 105mm Recoilless Rifle. The powder is a medium slow powder and not a .50 BMG powder. Over the years this powder has proven to be outstanding in many centerfire cartridges. It is easy to light and even in my desert climate s...
by Rapidrob
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Militaria, Kits, Belts, Packs, etc
Topic: WW I panographic photo Krags
Replies: 4
Views: 162
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Re: WW I panographic photo Krags

A very cool photo.
Krags were issued.
by Rapidrob
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: California indoor water rules
Replies: 19
Views: 409
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Re: California indoor water rules

Use too much water, like cell phone hours, and you will be fined. Follow the money trail. The STATE dictates how you will live,or else.....
by Rapidrob
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Thompson M1A1 from my collection
Replies: 18
Views: 415
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Re: Thompson M1A1 from my collection

I can no longer post videos here due to Youtube pulling all my uploads showing us shooting. I have some videos of us shooting my 1928 I can send you if you want to see them?
If your gun has the felt oilers on a spring finger, you will see them when you remove the trigger assembly.
by Rapidrob
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: SKS Carbines
Topic: He said it was a Norinco...
Replies: 6
Views: 240
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Re: He said it was a Norinco...

It looks to be a 'Nam bring back. If the price is fair,grab it up.
by Rapidrob
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Thompson M1A1 from my collection
Replies: 18
Views: 415
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Re: Thompson M1A1 from my collection

Very nice. The oil is very rare as well. Does your gun have the lubricating pads removed or are they still there as in the M1921?
by Rapidrob
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Military Semi-Automatic Rifles General Topics
Topic: Removing bullet sealer in case neck
Replies: 4
Views: 255
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Re: Removing bullet sealer in case neck

It is asphalt sealer. Very common to water proof the case neck. The bullet is not blown out of the case neck. The pressure builds up and the case neck expands in the chamber and the bullet is free to move. This is to provide two factors. One is to prevent the bullet from being unseated by the force ...
by Rapidrob
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: PPSh M41 Sphagin from my collection
Replies: 13
Views: 375
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Re: My WW2 M41 Sphagin SMG

Very nice indeed.
by Rapidrob
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: FOREST FIRE
Replies: 3
Views: 190
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Re: FOREST FIRE

We have three major fires going on here. The sky is filled with smoke.

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