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Forum: Reloading Today, 09:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By tfrank
Been reloading since...

Been reloading since 1968. Started with a .22-250 and a .243 and have been adding calibers ever since, but not too many. I have been using an old Lyman "Comet" single stage press since 1968. A bit...
Forum: Mossberg 07-05-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,659
Posted By tfrank
Oh man...

Oh man, you win!!! Its not even a contest.:rolleyes::shakehead I stand humbled by your superior accumulating skills!!!:bthumb::D
Hey I didn't see any archery stuff!!! I might still be in the...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-04-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By tfrank
Wow, rc, your post...

Wow, rc, your post triggered my memory on a couple of memorable shots somewhere around 40 years ago!!!:rolleyes: And some sad memories of what has happened to the properties that those shots were...
Forum: Mossberg 07-04-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,659
Posted By tfrank
Talking Solddaboat...

Solddaboat, thank you so very much!!!!:bthumb::D You make me feel normal:eek::p Because I have piles just like that, they just aren't as big. But my piles/stacks of fishing and archery stuff may...
Forum: Mossberg 07-04-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By tfrank
Question I'm going to guess...

I'm going to guess a Siamese Mauser. Stock profile looks pretty darn close....
Forum: Mossberg 07-04-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By tfrank
Well...

Well I have to agree with guns. Stock also looks to have been slimmed down considerably, but the butt plate and swivels makes me think of a sporterized military stock. The mag well picture makes me...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 07-01-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By tfrank
Thanks for the info...

Thanks for the info on this guy. Guess I need to give this guy a call and see what CCH a stripped and prepped Favorite receiver will run. Thanks again!!!
God Bless, Frank.
Forum: Mossberg 07-01-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By tfrank
C'mon, give me some reports...

C'mon, give me some reports. This place should be jumping. I know, its been tough the last several months, but we are all doing something... I hope. So...
Playing way tooooooo much World of...
Forum: Hunting 06-29-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 52,654
Views: 2,571,825
Posted By tfrank
A LEFT handed...

A LEFT handed lever action??? Is there such a thing, or is this a photo shop picture??? Inquiring minds want to know!!!
God Bless, Frank.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 06-28-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By tfrank
So the part I was nervous about...

So the part that I was nervous about is done!!! The hole in the bottom of the barrel that the take-down screw goes into is drilled... AND it is in the correct position!!! :rolleyes::bthumb: The...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 06-26-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By tfrank
A little insight, maybe!!!

A little insight, maybe!!! The picture below is a comparison of a LR only Mossberg(lower spring set) and a SHV-L-LR Mossberg(upper set of springs). Specifically the main and retracting springs. The...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 06-25-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By tfrank
The chamber is...

The chamber is now cut to depth!!! Well at least for Eley it is!!!:rolleyes: This is what an Eley round looks like sitting in the chamber. You can see on the left edge of the cartridge where my fine...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 06-24-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By tfrank
If I was...

If I was going to thread a muzzle for a suppressor centering on the bore is the ONLY way to do it. And if I had a situation similar to your friends, I would not have risked a baffle strike either....
Forum: Savage/Stevens 06-24-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By tfrank
You probably won't believe this, but...

You probably won't believe this, but this lathe was a throw away item at the high school that I used to work at.:( :shakehead Sad, huh??? Well I can't complain... it worked out well for me and two...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 06-23-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By tfrank
So...

So some more progress!!! The picture below, muzzle and breech views of the liner. Top left, liner protruding from the muzzle. Top right, showing some of the bedding compound used to retain the liner....
Forum: Mossberg 06-23-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By tfrank
Thumbs up welcome to RFC!!!

welcome to RFC!!!:Welcome::wave::beerchug::Welcome:
Go up to the "Mossberg Technical Support" sticky, find the "SEMI-AUTO" page and start reading!!!
You can also search 51M(a). Coneback would also...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 06-22-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,930
Posted By tfrank
Talking STOP...

STOP, PUN-ishing me!!!:rolleyes::p Can't let you guys have all the fun!!!:D:D:D
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Now back to the subject of lapping a barrel!!! I found this YouTube video quite informative....
Forum: Hunting 06-20-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 52,654
Views: 2,571,825
Posted By tfrank
Yeah that!!!

:yeahthat: Yeah that!!! :yeahthat:
God Bless, Frank.
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 06-20-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,559
Posted By tfrank
Try looking for...

Try looking for a used Mossberg. Use smooth-bore in the search. These rifles are either into or rapidly approaching "Vintage" status. I only know of bolt action models for these 22 caliber...
Forum: Mossberg 06-18-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By tfrank
Talking Went hunting on the 16th...

Went hunting on the 16th and all I saw were three squirrels, I got a shot at one and of course I missed.:mad: After I got tired of attempting to hunt squirrels I decided it was time to break out the...
Forum: Mossberg 06-18-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,524
Posted By tfrank
Red face Well...

Well the first round that I chambered made me smile!!! No double feed!!!:) Pulled the trigger and "click"???:confused: Well I am using the Remington "Bucket of Bullets" as the testing ammo, and I'm...
Forum: Mossberg 06-18-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 609
Posted By tfrank
Do you know if...

Do you know if the rifle was operating properly before you disassembled and cleaned it??? You know this rifle is close to 80 years old!!!:eek: Lots of things can happen in that time. Check out the...
Forum: Mossberg 06-17-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By tfrank
Remeber...

Remember stay away from HYPER-VELOCITY ammo. The picture shows why.:eek::mad:
https://i.imgur.com/5zCuqYa.jpg
Although vintage period catalog info says "High-Speed" ammo is ok!!! Of course I wonder...
Forum: .17HM2 06-17-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By tfrank
Question Kind of wondering...

Kind of wondering why a 22 LR rifle is in the 17 Mach2 forum???:confused: Unless of course you plan to rebarrel it to 17 Mach2!!!:bthumb: Looks like it would be an excellent platform!!!
God Bless,...
Forum: Mossberg 06-15-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By tfrank
I hope those 2 youngsters...

I hope those 2 youngsters understand how lucky they are!!!:bthumb: Good on you GRANDPA!!!!!:D I like Owen's!!! Kinda partial to semi-autos!!!
God Bless, Frank.
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