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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Today, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By redcaddy51
I seem to have attracted some arm chair lawyers...

I seem to have attracted some arm chair lawyers on RFC. A few were more interested in telling me no and why not, than they were in giving useful advice. Not all , of course, just more than I...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Today, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By redcaddy51
Otto, I'm building a multi use weapon. Without...

Otto, I'm building a multi use weapon. Without the can installed, it's a compact, lightweight field carry piece. Depending on ammo selection, it will provide useful accuracy, at various distances, on...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By redcaddy51
eggzachery, when I don't use / set the lock, it's...

eggzachery, when I don't use / set the lock, it's a box stock MK-I. When I set the lock, it's a hand jammer.

Yes, I'm aware that what I want is a bit outside the lines... (I will have to modify...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By redcaddy51
Ruger MK-I bolt lock ?

I need a way to lock the breech / bolt on my Ruger MK-I.

I want something I can thumb operate. To allow me to easily use a sequence of Load, Lock the bolt, Fire, Unlock, Hand cycle the bolt, to...
Forum: ARs ONLY 03-05-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By redcaddy51
I likely shouldn't say this in the open, BUT,...

I likely shouldn't say this in the open, BUT, Ever since my Governor and my President made me a felon (as yet un adjudicated) because I retained possession of a lawfully procured item, after the...
Forum: ARs ONLY 03-04-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By redcaddy51
Hey, thanks for the fast reply. My google foo...

Hey, thanks for the fast reply. My google foo finally kicked in. I found an 18 inch, Shaw barrel, S/S, HBAR at E A Brown. it's listed at 1:16 twist. $179.00


I'm thinking I might want a faster...
Forum: ARs ONLY 03-03-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By redcaddy51
Plidad, yes I have tried all the factory loadings...

Plidad, yes I have tried all the factory loadings I could find.
Changing from the 123 Gr. to the "hunting" 154's, a change to a longer brake, (more chambers/gills) brought the group size more in...
Forum: Other 1911's 03-02-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By redcaddy51
1911 .357 mag?

I recently ran across a video of a 1911 in .357 Mag, purportedly a Coogan.

Any info out there to share?

I've had an empty spot since my AMT Hard baller moved on...

Thanks,
RED
Forum: ARs ONLY 03-02-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By redcaddy51
350 Legend

I recently got the bug for another AR carbine, this time in 350 Legend.

I'm having trouble locating an 18 or 20 in SS barrel and barrel extension.

Anybody out there got a source for me?
...
Forum: ARs ONLY 03-02-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,841
Posted By redcaddy51
Several years ago, I took the quick and easy way...

Several years ago, I took the quick and easy way out and ordered an upper from SOTA Arms, with a couple of magazines. (the only difference I could see was the follower)

I dropped it on an Anderson...
Forum: Para USA 10-21-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By redcaddy51
"new" Warthog

I just acquired a API Armscor 10 +1 Warthog lookalike. I would like to change out the slippery wood grips that come stock, for something like the grippy G-10 style. (Will shortly stipple or checker...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 08-30-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By redcaddy51
I'm near Sarasota FL. We are having the same...

I'm near Sarasota FL. We are having the same shortage problems here. Homie desparate and not so Lowe's are both out of plywood, generators, batteries, water and so forth. I think I know why.

This...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-21-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By redcaddy51
Another place you might look is the plunger tube....

Another place you might look is the plunger tube. Some are soft and will deform enough, at installation, to slow the plunger pin down and not give the distinct "snap" you are looking for. (oxidized...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-21-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By redcaddy51
Yep, first thing I learned the HARD way, always...

Yep, first thing I learned the HARD way, always file or beat on the cheapest part...

Sweets 7.62 and a brush works for me, Acetone works on aluminum.

Paul in da swamp
Forum: Rock Island Armory 08-18-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By redcaddy51
Thanks very much for the reply Jay. Yes, I...

Thanks very much for the reply Jay.
Yes, I think it is a "warthog" clone. Last night I swapped a few parts with my Para-Ord, just to see what fit. (trigger, sear, disconnector, hammer, safety)
...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 08-17-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,075
Posted By redcaddy51
I cobbled up a 26 inch barrel in 22TCM in a...

I cobbled up a 26 inch barrel in 22TCM in a Savage Axis. It was originally in .223, so the magazine was long enough to accommodate most any length bullet I want. I got some very interesting results...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 08-17-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,429
Posted By redcaddy51
As usual, I'm late to the party, however, When I...

As usual, I'm late to the party, however, When I first got my TCM combo sets I laid in several cases of factory ammo and a couple of thousand bullets. (They were both 3 digit serial numbers) I never...
Forum: Derwood Manufacturing 08-17-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,516
Posted By redcaddy51
Hi, dija ever get past proto ? a bunch of us are...

Hi, dija ever get past proto ? a bunch of us are still waitin' wishin' hopin'

Hang a kite.
Paul in da swamp
Forum: Rock Island Armory 08-17-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By redcaddy51
New to me, orphan?

I just picked up a 1911 style, 45 ACP, compact, double stack, 3 1/2 inch stainless barrel. Full length guide rod protrudes ~1/4 inch, GI style dovetail sights, high beavertail grip safety,...
Forum: Derwood Manufacturing 03-25-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,516
Posted By redcaddy51
Yea, this is a lasurus thread, just checking to...

Yea, this is a lasurus thread, just checking to see if you guys are still a player in the TCM game. In the interim I've picked up a Warthog and a RIA double stack snubby, that will be needing new,...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 03-07-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,914
Posted By redcaddy51
Back when the TCM was new, I bought 2. 3 digit...

Back when the TCM was new, I bought 2. 3 digit serial, consecutive.
one to shoot and one to be gifted.
The shooter was a nightmare, would not group or operate cleanly many FTFeed and FTFire, with...
Forum: Derwood Manufacturing 05-03-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,516
Posted By redcaddy51
CQ, CQ, CQDX, Hey, yous guys still on the right...

CQ, CQ, CQDX, Hey, yous guys still on the right side of the grass?

How 'Bout an update. Thanks Paul
Forum: ARs ONLY 12-06-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,078
Posted By redcaddy51
I've been doing some homework. I was set on...

I've been doing some homework.

I was set on the .458 SOCOM, but after doing some digging into the 450 bushmaster, ballistics charts and load data, I may switch.

A round that uses the same...
Forum: ARs ONLY 12-06-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By redcaddy51
EBY, Yes the Stoner is within budget. However,...

EBY,
Yes the Stoner is within budget. However, never under estimate the machinations of a retired old fart with a shop full of toys, and time to burn...

RED
Forum: ARs ONLY 12-05-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By redcaddy51
There will absolutely be pic's. I have the old,...

There will absolutely be pic's. I have the old, retired guy's need to show off occasionally.

I can't seem to find any dimensioned drawings to guide my way, any help out there? I wouldn't imagine...
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