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Forum: Rimfire Handguns 01-23-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,592
Posted By Plinkhead
Thinking out of the box here but I shot a 357...

Thinking out of the box here but I shot a 357 rapid fire as fast as I could pull the trigger and reload. It (4" stainless with firing pin on the hammer) got so hot I couldn't hold it after a couple...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 01-12-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Plinkhead
I don't what a 455 is but I use Formby's. It's...

I don't what a 455 is but I use Formby's. It's "green" but fast and strong. Applied with a chip brush and without wrapping.
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 01-12-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,592
Posted By Plinkhead
Nobody is saying to unload an unsafe gun on...

Nobody is saying to unload an unsafe gun on anyone. This is obviously a defective RR and the mfg will probably "fix" it by replacing with a totally new gun. I'm by no means an RR fan boy but I doubt...
Forum: Reloading 01-08-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Plinkhead
Lyman Brass Smith Turret Press

Anyone here have input on the Lyman Brass Smith turret press? I'm thinking about replacing my old Lyman Spar T turret with the Brass Smith turret. The main reason is to have the extra die holes and...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-08-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Plinkhead
The govt has been giving tax incentives to...

The govt has been giving tax incentives to companies that hire new grads for decades. That may be the one of the reasons. I got my first decent job that way. The govt also had a $5k tax credit for...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-08-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By Plinkhead
I retired in 2015 but wife is 12 yrs younger and...

I retired in 2015 but wife is 12 yrs younger and retiring in a couple yrs. So far retirement is aok and I expect it to be equally as good when she retires. The only changes I expect are being able...
Forum: Handgun 01-08-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,428
Posted By Plinkhead
Arrow Last I checked Kel-Tec stopped making/selling the...

Last I checked Kel-Tec stopped making/selling the wire for shorter ammo. Same here, most vids I've seen show 32 acp hollow points don't penetrate very deep whether they expand or not. Add heavy...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-07-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By Plinkhead
I have several long guns without serial numbers...

I have several long guns without serial numbers and also sold a few without sn numbers. No problems. They all have model numbers that can be checked for mfg yr. Otherwise you need to make sure the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-07-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,059
Posted By Plinkhead
I try to buy gun stuff locally but have purchased...

I try to buy gun stuff locally but have purchased used items online...mostly reloading gear, holsters, gun grips, etc. My JD mower parts dealer is 40 miles away so I order online at the same price...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 01-02-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,592
Posted By Plinkhead
That is some kind of rare event. I would send it...

That is some kind of rare event. I would send it in to RR regardless of age. They will probably fix it for free.
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-30-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Plinkhead
I'm not an "actual user" of those scopes but I...

I'm not an "actual user" of those scopes but I have several on rimfire and centerfire. In my opinion you are asking a lot for one scope. Walking through the woods is a chore to me with a 50mm scope...
Forum: Handgun 12-30-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By Plinkhead
If in question take it to a gunsmith. I have two...

If in question take it to a gunsmith. I have two well used smith 32s and both are loose enough to get my attention...but function as new, are accurate and don't shave lead.
Forum: Handgun 12-30-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,428
Posted By Plinkhead
Did anyone get a belt clip included?

Did anyone get a belt clip included?
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 12-30-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Plinkhead
There's also a Rohm GMBH Sontheim/Brz that looks...

There's also a Rohm GMBH Sontheim/Brz that looks like the Schmidt. The only visual difference I see is the trigger guard, which can be changed by removing two screws. I bought one new around 1980 and...
Forum: Handgun 12-29-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,484
Posted By Plinkhead
No.

No.
Forum: Handgun 12-28-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,428
Posted By Plinkhead
Red face Did yours come with a case? I bought a new one...

Did yours come with a case? I bought a new one from a local gun shop about 6 months ago and it came with case and two mags...regular and extended. I thought that was normal because I didn't mention a...
Forum: Open Rimfire 12-28-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,375
Posted By Plinkhead
That's about the same as I do. But my acp pistol...

That's about the same as I do. But my acp pistol mags stay loaded full time. I have a cheap Raven 24 acp that has been loaded full time since the early 1980s and still goes bang without a hiccup.
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 12-28-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Plinkhead
It's a small frame 22 SA imported from Germany....

It's a small frame 22 SA imported from Germany. I've read they are the same as the FIE Texas Ranger, Hawes 22 and Liberty 22. Zamak frame with steel barrel. They don't have that funky safety like...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-18-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,295
Posted By Plinkhead
Vet

Vet
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-30-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,166
Posted By Plinkhead
Angry Yikes! I couldn't find anything on HPs web site...

Yikes! I couldn't find anything on HPs web site that identified the differences in their PCs, but didn't spend a lot of time searching either. Regardless, I'd check any mfg to see what the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-23-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,166
Posted By Plinkhead
Cool Here's what I typically saw in 23 yrs working at...

Here's what I typically saw in 23 yrs working at a semiconductor mfg facility. They make every electronic component you find in a pc, including high rel military components (which aren't available to...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-22-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,166
Posted By Plinkhead
I've purchase 5 Dell laptops for family,...

I've purchase 5 Dell laptops for family, including the one I'm typing on now. Every one of these has had major problems just after the warranty expired. I had to replace the hard drive on this one a...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-22-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Plinkhead
Your magellan may have an internal battery that...

Your magellan may have an internal battery that needs changing. They use a large quarter size flat watch type batt to hold memory in the data base. My old eagle quit working and that was the...
Forum: Open Rimfire 11-22-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,669
Posted By Plinkhead
One local shop charged me 20% when I put two...

One local shop charged me 20% when I put two shotguns on consignment...and I priced them really low to sell quickly. They had 50+ used long guns on the racks but mine weren't (ever) on display when I...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 11-18-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By Plinkhead
For every man that thinks a woman is ugly there's...

For every man that thinks a woman is ugly there's another man who thinks she's beautiful.
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