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Forum: Mk IV 07-21-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,796
Posted By Etpm
Oooh, I'd also like the code please. I run my...

Oooh, I'd also like the code please. I run my Fadal in Fanuc mode. I really like your mount.
Thanks,
Eric
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-03-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By Etpm
Cool We, my wife and I, started a family tradition,...

We, my wife and I, started a family tradition, roasting a pig on a spit. This August will be our 25th. We have had to cancel twice, once when I got hit by head on by a truck a month before the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-28-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By Etpm
The loader is one of the things that really drew...

The loader is one of the things that really drew me to this tractor. I have a backhoe with a 3/4 yard front loader and while it is great at moving large stuff it is a real pain in tight spaces. I'm...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-28-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By Etpm
I've never heard of talcing (Izzat a word?) a...

I've never heard of talcing (Izzat a word?) a clutch. I don't even know how I would get the talc in the right place. But it sounds like a good idea. Since the tractor has a lever to hold the clutch...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-28-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By Etpm
Got me that tractor

A while back I asked for advice getting a used tractor. Though I really wanted a gas tractor I ended up with a diesel. The engine burns well enough and the exhaust is high enough that I hardly smell...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 06-26-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,684
Posted By Etpm
I think the reason for not using aluminum...

I think the reason for not using aluminum cleaning rods is because it is so easy to embed abrasives into the soft aluminum which then drags those abrasives against the bore of the barrel. As to soft...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-16-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,426
Posted By Etpm
Please, can we dispense the political posts? The...

Please, can we dispense the political posts? The phrase "tree hugger" is obviously political and disparaging. Just quit it. Please.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-16-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Etpm
Where to look for a particular firearm?

I posted an ad in the trading post to see if somebody wanted to trade a Nylon 66 for a Stevens Visible Loader. I only did this after a fairly long and fruitless search to buy one on line. I found a...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-16-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Etpm
Talking Thanks, Eric

Thanks,
Eric
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-16-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Etpm
With lotsa help from LtCrunch, AKA Frank, I was...

With lotsa help from LtCrunch, AKA Frank, I was able to get pictures posted to my ad. So if you look you will be able to see the rifle in its entirety plus a close up of the rust spots on the right...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-15-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Etpm
Our place is inland, so the tides don't really...

Our place is inland, so the tides don't really have much effect. We're also about 500 feet above sea level so there is that too. Because Whidbey Island was platted out long ago property lines can be,...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-15-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Etpm
Here's the Barred Owl. I was no farther than 10...

Here's the Barred Owl. I was no farther than 10 feet away when I took this. Frank kindly re-sized and cropped this photo for me.
Eric
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-15-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Etpm
Thanks to all the good advice here I have updated...

Thanks to all the good advice here I have updated my ad. It says the rifle is the Mohawk Brown model, made in 1981. I also added my email. I tried to upload 3 photos but they are too large a file...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-14-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Etpm
Just how lucky can ya get?

My wife and I live on (and fortunately own outright) 10 or 12 acres on the south end of Whidbey Island. Whidbey Island is a long but narrow island north of Seattle. Anyway, we have two pair of mated...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-14-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,730
Posted By Etpm
I find that Stingers can be shot through...

I find that Stingers can be shot through squirrels just fine. I imagine rabbits too.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-13-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Etpm
Yeah, that's just what I was looking for. I will...

Yeah, that's just what I was looking for. I will figger out how to add the link and then post it.
Thanks,
Eric
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-13-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Etpm
I posted a wanted to trade ad. Critiques please.

Greetings All,
In the trading post I posted a wanted to trade ad. I had two choices, trade or buy. I decided on trade first. This is the first ad I have ever posted to the Trading Post. I would...
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-12-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,497
Posted By Etpm
A Stevens Visible Loader. I saw one mentioned...

A Stevens Visible Loader. I saw one mentioned here and then saw the pictures. Then I looked online and found more pictures and information. I had never even heard of these rifles. I would really like...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-11-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,067
Posted By Etpm
Why are you wanting to avoid wireless stuff like...

Why are you wanting to avoid wireless stuff like keyboards, mice, and other Bluetooth stuff? The maximum transmit energy of Bluetooth is one tenth of a watt. Your body receives, and absorbs, much...
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-07-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By Etpm
No, a boring bar would not work. This is because...

No, a boring bar would not work. This is because the boring bar is only supported at one end and it would deflect drastically sticking out so far and being such a small diameter. What is used for...
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-06-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By Etpm
Gundrills were originally designed and developed...

Gundrills were originally designed and developed from and for drilling gun barrels, as the name suggests. Today they are used for all sorts of deep hole drilling. The typical gundrill cannot start a...
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-06-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By Etpm
The hole was most likely drilled with a gundrill....

The hole was most likely drilled with a gundrill. 7 inches is pretty deep for conventional twist drills. Though it could be done it would take a long time owing to the drill needing to be retracted...
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-06-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By Etpm
Though stainless steels are generally tougher...

Though stainless steels are generally tougher than the steels used to make barrels they are not generally harder. So you can indeed drill out a stainless barrel using the proper feeds and speeds.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-03-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,509
Posted By Etpm
The fuel delivery system is just as vulnerable to...

The fuel delivery system is just as vulnerable to hacking as the electrical grid is. Witness the recent hacked fuel delivery back east. The delivery of 45 percent of fuels, all fuels, was stopped. So...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-28-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,924
Posted By Etpm
Frog Sayings

Is a frog's butt water tight?
If a frog had wings it wouldn't bump its butt.
Finer than a frog's hair.
Frog pelts, AKA greenbacks.
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