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  1. I have a good quantity of military ammo and...

    I have a good quantity of military ammo and reloading supplies. Does this site have provisions for the sale of such items? All laws would be observed.
  2. I recall when a neighbor turned me onto 11 boxes...

    I recall when a neighbor turned me onto 11 boxes if .43 Spanish for my Remington Rolling Block. Price gouger wanted almost $9 a box.

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    No, we wouldn't want the bolt to wear either,...

    No, we wouldn't want the bolt to wear either, though it is cheaper to replace... and available.

    But my point was that it is ok to make a repair that is harder than the original.

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    When making precision punches, I like to put the...

    When making precision punches, I like to put the punch in an electric drill and turn it against the direction of the belt sander. Works well.
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    While the 1100 is indeed a very fine shotgun, it...

    While the 1100 is indeed a very fine shotgun, it only takes the failure of a little neoprene o-ring to bring it to a screeching halt.
    I've replaced many for customers. More so than I've repaired...
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    It may be. But it isn't. The wear comes from...

    It may be. But it isn't.
    The wear comes from contact with a very hard bolt.
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    My 2 cents worth... This and the earlier...

    My 2 cents worth...
    This and the earlier humpback version of the Stevens shotguns are my favorite, because the magazine takes down with the barrel. But unlike the Winchester M-12, it has a much...
  8. [QUOTE=JNieman;3713797]You sound like someone who...

    [QUOTE=JNieman;3713797]You sound like someone who has little idea what it takes to get a company up and going and making ammunition.

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    I do. And it shouldn't take more than 5 or 10 years.
  9. I'm not sure I understand the meaning of your...

    I'm not sure I understand the meaning of your Stalin reference.
    Is this what you are talking about?

    https://youtu.be/vlozEkKU2bI
  10. Your simian response is irrefutable. 314238

    Your simian response is irrefutable.

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  11. "The shortage of small arms ammunition is...

    "The shortage of small arms ammunition is certainly not going to be addressed by "new start ups daily"".
    Why not?
    It is done in every other industry.

    "Ammo manufacturing ain't as simple as...
  12. I simply cannot accept that the market is not...

    I simply cannot accept that the market is not artificially manipulated. Even the toilet paper shortage has come into alignment in a very short time.
    If Walmart had lines of customers winding around...
  13. If that doesn't work out, consider enrolling in a...

    If that doesn't work out, consider enrolling in a Machine Shop class at one of the local tech schools or universities.
    As a Senior, you may qualify for reduced or free tuition - especially if it...
  14. My intentions are not to discourage you from a...

    My intentions are not to discourage you from a unique project, but as a gunsmith of 50 years I have found it very useful to let people know if their proposed project is going to be expensive. ...
  15. I hope you have a good reason for this project,...

    I hope you have a good reason for this project, as it will be expensive, and produce little returns for your investments of time and money.
  16. This is a typical auction purchase for me. ...

    This is a typical auction purchase for me.

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    My difficulty with the film is not with Mr. Luty,...

    My difficulty with the film is not with Mr. Luty, but with the nonsensical title.
    Mr. Luty was anything but "Unshackled."

    This dystopian cognitive dissonance is one area where the British excel....
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    In order to help your fellow man, one must have...

    In order to help your fellow man, one must have both the expertise and compassion to assist.
    Smart asses are amused with themselves, but are of no real value.
    Please don't be a Gufus, be a Gallant.
  19. My feelings exactly. 311447

    My feelings exactly.

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  20. 1) I can appreciate those that have noted that a...

    1) I can appreciate those that have noted that a gunsmithing site may not be the best place for political/social views. However as our e-media is now censoring patriotic/social views, it is a...
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    These bases plus weaver rings would be an easy...

    These bases plus weaver rings would be an easy approach.

    https://www.amazon.com/Browning-Weaver-Base-Piece-Matte/dp/B00K0FXL9M
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    I am afraid to exercise my freedoms under the...

    I am afraid to exercise my freedoms under the First Amendment.310987
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    The reason why professional Gunsmiths will not...

    The reason why professional Gunsmiths will not touch this project is because...
    1) It is pointless (stupid.)
    2) It will be very expensive for the Gunsmith. And he will have to pass the costs on to...
  24. I have restored/conserved Sharps rifles for a...

    I have restored/conserved Sharps rifles for a museum, and it is very rewarding. Do lots of research. Move slowly. And do not try to make it better than it is. Sandpaper, bluing and such are a...
  25. Can you supply some numbers or references? I...

    Can you supply some numbers or references?
    I would have thought that a liner would not burst if properly fitted inside the original barrel.
    I understand this concept if it is applied to cylinders...
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