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Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-28-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,658
Posted By Bowdrie
Wasn't some of the teething/jamming problems with...

Wasn't some of the teething/jamming problems with the early M-16s due to the powder that was being used?
Something about Ball vs IMR, (extruded,) type powders,, and the lack of chrome lining in a...
Forum: Dan Wesson 06-28-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By Bowdrie
Lee makes push-thru dies, but I don't know if...

Lee makes push-thru dies, but I don't know if they offer 9mm.
Cases that have had multiple re-loadings can have their bases swell a few thou and the normal sizing dies won't get that out.

Edit;...
Forum: Dan Wesson 06-28-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Bowdrie
I think you're on to something, like I had said,...

I think you're on to something, like I had said, the shape of the lugs on the two stops is slightly diff.
Another thing that crossed my mind, but I haven't checked-it out yet, is the little "web" in...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-28-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Bowdrie
Colt shipping AR-15s

Wasn't sure if to post here or in the General discussion,, but anyway, came across this article today;
...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 06-25-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,548
Posted By Bowdrie
If I was inclined to build a semi-auto for...

If I was inclined to build a semi-auto for serious work I would copy what the British and Australians found to be a "most excellent" weapon in the jungle fighting in SE Asia/Burma in WWII.
A...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-24-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 9,339
Posted By Bowdrie
In an interview a ways back with Hannity, Trump...

In an interview a ways back with Hannity, Trump was asked about Bolton.
Trumps reply was that Bolton added some context, providing a contrary viewpoint instead of just being another "yes man".
But,...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 06-24-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Bowdrie
Yeah, nice looking and I'm sure it will...

Yeah, nice looking and I'm sure it will feel/shoot great.
Mounting a light, maybe,, but how about a bayonet?
Forum: Dan Wesson 06-24-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Bowdrie
Slide Stops

OK, I have posted before on the issues that my early DW, (which, I believe has an Ed Brown slide stop,) has had in locking back the slide after the last round.
That it would function just fine with...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-24-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By Bowdrie
Yeah, one of the Youtube guys just posted a vid...

Yeah, one of the Youtube guys just posted a vid on it a couple of days ago.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFlbmLq1leg
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-24-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,033
Posted By Bowdrie
Given your #1 scenario, I think that it would be...

Given your #1 scenario, I think that it would be over fairly quickly.
To paraphrase something I read on another site; "One side has 400 million guns and 8 trillion rounds of ammo,, the other side,...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-23-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By Bowdrie
OK, so I did get the Windham M4 with the heavy...

OK, so I did get the Windham M4 with the heavy barrel, they call it the "HBC".
It's a little muzzle heavy, but it "hangs" on target nicely, much like the Sharps I had,, probably not so fast to use...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-21-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,551
Posted By Bowdrie
No dog in this fight either, never had any use...

No dog in this fight either, never had any use for the .357.
But yes, I remember reading articles about how one of the main reasons for the development of the .357 was the need for State/Highway...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-16-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By Bowdrie
Well, a little perseverance can pay-off. Here's...

Well, a little perseverance can pay-off.
Here's a nifty little adaptor, their is also a YouTube vid on it....
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-16-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By Bowdrie
In large capacity cases using massive charges of...

In large capacity cases using massive charges of slow burning powders, BT bullets have shown greater bore wear/erosion due to the shape of the base.
BT bullets provide a "circular wedge" form in...
Forum: Blade Forum 06-15-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,882
Posted By Bowdrie
Always a Benchmade Adamas.

Always a Benchmade Adamas.
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-15-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By Bowdrie
Oh no,, now my already small world is further...

Oh no,, now my already small world is further collapsing upon me. :(
But I shall endeavor to persevere. :)
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-14-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,775
Posted By Bowdrie
They only vote after they die,,.

They only vote after they die,,.
Forum: Revolvers 06-14-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Bowdrie
They ought to produce that in the 5-shot...

They ought to produce that in the 5-shot .44Special version.
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-14-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By Bowdrie
Yeah, since my chances of obtaining an M203,...

Yeah, since my chances of obtaining an M203, along with a supply of ammo for it are next-to-nill, :rolleyes::) I'm leaning to the heavier barrel.
I can't really see changing-out either the front or...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-14-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By Bowdrie
I too like the "backstory", it's a good example...

I too like the "backstory", it's a good example of entrepreneurial sprit that benefits all concerned.
For my uses/needs/wants, top-tier would be a waste. It would be like getting $500 worth of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-13-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,420
Posted By Bowdrie
Jeepers,, can you imagine the shock and horror...

Jeepers,, can you imagine the shock and horror that the teacher might have endured if she had seen a bottle of Jack Daniels and a pack of cigs in the background.
Just another self righteous Karen.
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-13-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By Bowdrie
Thanks guys for the feedback. I don't know...

Thanks guys for the feedback.
I don't know about all the aspects of the BCG, except that the bolt is 158 Carpenter,, the barrel is 4150.
I understand now about the "commercial" height for the...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-13-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By Bowdrie
^ Oh yeah,, that's covered. The model I'm...

^ Oh yeah,, that's covered. The model I'm considering is 7075, with 1:8, and a chrome barrel.
Also has the M16 BCG, with HPT/MPI and staked key.
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-13-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By Bowdrie
Need some opinions

So, many years ago I had an AR15, (back when their was like 3>4 brands,) but then kinda dropped out of them.
Now I want to get another and have been doing some research within my price range....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-07-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 524
Posted By Bowdrie
Interesting, I may have to try the "switching...

Interesting, I may have to try the "switching around" of slide stops too.
I've a bunch of Wilson mags, and in my DW, not one single Wilson mag will lock the slide back.
The DW mags, made by...
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