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by mattnall
Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: All purpose "Help me build my AR" thread.
Replies: 7892
Views: 398048

Re: All purpose "Help me build my AR" thread.

http://i777.photobucket.com/albums/yy51/BullOnParade/Guns/A36424D5-4A9C-487F-8BFA-F6367956828C.jpg There's a quick shot of the swelling case, difficult thing to photograph. What does one typically do about light primer strikes on a rim fire? The swelling on the rim is where the chamber has been ope...
by mattnall
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: Lefties and Leverguns
Replies: 12
Views: 1544

Re: Lefties and Leverguns

I have a few Marlins, two 39, three 1894 (one an S model, one a CS and one a plain old 1894), and a Winchester in 30-30. Apart from the Winchester they eject out the right side and as a leftie I've never had trouble with the case ejecting across my face. I do wear shooting glasses as you'd be stupid...
by mattnall
Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:24 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Coast-2-coast
Replies: 7
Views: 2771

Re: Coast-2-coast

Thanks for the advice, I'm off to look up the places on the map and prepare a cover story for the wife before she gets back from work.

Wish me luck.
by mattnall
Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Coast-2-coast
Replies: 7
Views: 2771

Coast-2-coast

Well, I finally managed to get a summer off and the wife and I have decided to visit many of our friends Stateside. So at the start of August we'll be landing in MIA, hanging around for a few days then off to New Orleans, back to Atlanta and Knoxville, heading over to SanFransisco and finally spendi...
by mattnall
Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: What are YOU currently lusting after? (firearms related)
Replies: 1251
Views: 130102

Re: What are YOU currently lusting after? (firearms related)

Not lusting so much as dreaming they'll make one soon, the Ruger Precision Rifle in 308 with a left handed action.

I've sold several of these and shot them from both shoulders and it works from the left but not as nicely as from the right. I would love a dedicated LH action on one.
Until then...
by mattnall
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: i'm happy to be Zombie bait!
Replies: 4
Views: 1129

Re: i'm happy to be Zombie bait!

Hello and welcome
by mattnall
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone!
Replies: 2
Views: 1088

Re: Hello everyone!

Hello and welcome
by mattnall
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from California!
Replies: 28
Views: 7270

Re: Greetings from California!

Hello and welcome
by mattnall
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey, eh?
Replies: 7
Views: 1154

Re: Hey, eh?

Hello and welcome
by mattnall
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 5
Views: 877

Re: Hello all

Hello and welcome
by mattnall
Thu Jun 23, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: What's your effective range?
Replies: 74
Views: 6812

Re: What's your effective range?

We regularly shoot practical and service rifle matches out to 500 or 600yds (at least monthly) and a few times a year we shoot 1000yds. With the .223 I can keep a Fig11 (man-sized silhouette) 80-90% of the time at 1000 depending mainly on my concentration and catching the wind correctly. It's not re...
by mattnall
Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:35 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings! Long time lurker, finally joined
Replies: 6
Views: 1172

Re: Greetings! Long time lurker, finally joined

Hello and welcome o/
by mattnall
Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 1506

Re: Hello from the UK

marjiji wrote:Thanks for the welcomes and based Bishop's Stortford mattnall.
I'm only just down the road in Sawbo, If the SHTF maybe we could fight it out and survive together.
by mattnall
Wed Jun 08, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 1506

Re: Hello from the UK

Hello and welcome from a fellow Brit, also in Herts.

Where in the county are you based?
by mattnall
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:29 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: When TV shows and movies get it wrong
Replies: 89
Views: 10693

Re: When TV shows and movies get it wrong

- Rick sticks out his beautifully pristine Python, supposedly aiming it at someone/thing, and it's obvious that he's actually pointing it at the ground and can't see either frickin' sight. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTsxrow0DXeY5cvCFtCRsp7ipEMltaEAJX6X9nD4Vy_txx6QRUR While...
by mattnall
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from NY
Replies: 6
Views: 1010

Re: Greetings from NY

Hello and welcome o/
by mattnall
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from central Illinois
Replies: 4
Views: 772

Re: Greetings from central Illinois

Hello and welcome o/
by mattnall
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My introduction
Replies: 4
Views: 793

Re: My introduction

Hello and welcome o/
by mattnall
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:07 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings, again
Replies: 2
Views: 682

Re: Greetings, again

Hello and welcome o/
by mattnall
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hi
Replies: 6
Views: 902

Re: hi

Hello and welcome o/
by mattnall
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Tennessee
Replies: 5
Views: 779

Re: Greetings from Tennessee

Hello and welcome o/

Are you from East Tennessee? I've heard bad things about those from West Tennessee :wink:
by mattnall
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi guys...
Replies: 3
Views: 661

Re: Hi guys...

Hello and welcome o/
by mattnall
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Oregon
Replies: 3
Views: 601

Re: Hello From Oregon

Hello and welcome o/
by mattnall
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 5
Views: 765

Re: Hello

Hello and welcome o/

For a machete you can do a lot worse than the British Army GOLOK machete, heavy enough to chop through any vegetation (and zombie skulls) and solid enough to last.
Not a refined tool but dependable.
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