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Forum: Ammo Can Today, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,437
Posted By roaniecowpony
I think the right amount of reserve ammo can be...

I think the right amount of reserve ammo can be described as "adequately excessive". You can use that for how many firearms are required as well.
Forum: Ammo Can Today, 02:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,437
Posted By roaniecowpony
Good rules if you want to live...:rock:

Good rules if you want to live...:rock:
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns Today, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By roaniecowpony
If the only choices are what's on the list, I'd...

If the only choices are what's on the list, I'd go with the 30-30. Just be aware that the 30-30 hunting rounds will easily penetrate multiple walls.

If you are willing to get a modern AR type...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 12:20 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,323
Posted By roaniecowpony
I'd be surprised if the shooter is taken alive.

I'd be surprised if the shooter is taken alive.
Forum: Wilson Combat Today, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By roaniecowpony
The dovetail mounts like shown are a good way to...

The dovetail mounts like shown are a good way to 'try out' a red dot to see if you want to commit to a permanent low mounting, where the slide is milled to keep the red dot low.

I sent my Classic...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Today, 10:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 720
Posted By roaniecowpony
I built a single lug sub compact with a cut and...

I built a single lug sub compact with a cut and welded slide, before commercially available sub compacts were made. It was the only way to fit all that stuff in such a short gun. I fired a lot of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 09:22 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,323
Posted By roaniecowpony
My point is not a political one. It's an obvious...

My point is not a political one. It's an obvious expectation in every city in the U.S. that every LE officer and legally armed citizen is expected to identify their target before pulling the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 01:25 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,323
Posted By roaniecowpony
...and pay we do. A 30 yr retiree from TPD gets...

...and pay we do. A 30 yr retiree from TPD gets 90% of his highest grossing year. And we all know how that game is played, stuffing their last year working double shifts as much as possible. TPD...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 720
Posted By roaniecowpony
:) I think you are misunderstanding me as to what...

:) I think you are misunderstanding me as to what I do or do not recognize.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 720
Posted By roaniecowpony
There is clearance in every joint on the link and...

There is clearance in every joint on the link and slide stop. That's why it moves freely and lubricant can get in between. This slight clearance is also why the barrel can move slightly outside of...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By roaniecowpony
There's a lot of comparison pix on...

There's a lot of comparison pix on coolgunsite.com

Looks legit to me, but I'm not an expert. The little triagle on the triggerguard indicates proof from Colt. So, the frame is a Colt.
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By roaniecowpony
Halliburton Aluminum Large Case

Halliburton hydroformed aluminum case with uncut foam ready to be cut for pistols or cameras, etc.. or possibly a short takedown rifle. The case is 26"x18"x9". It is in good overall condition but...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,323
Posted By roaniecowpony
If the police go 'trigger happy-defend-the-Alamo'...

If the police go 'trigger happy-defend-the-Alamo' like happened with the Dorner case, there'll be a lot more conservative people calling for revamping, firing, etc., of PDs.

I still can't...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,928
Posted By roaniecowpony
GTAW=Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I'm guessing...

GTAW=Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

I'm guessing he knows a little about welding. Me? I've dabbled with TIG over the years, built my airplane exhaust 30+ years ago, but haven't picked up a torch in...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By roaniecowpony
I'm getting ready to build a Commander 9/38 Supe...

I'm getting ready to build a Commander 9/38 Supe swap barrel on a 45 aluminum frame I bought from a friend around 1980. I really didn't have any use for it til I decided I wanted a 38 Super...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-23-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 720
Posted By roaniecowpony
As BBBBill and others have indicated, the...

As BBBBill and others have indicated, the problems start to show up quickly when you hard fit the barrel lugs and run the barrel up tight into the slide. Now you have the slide stop pin positioning...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-23-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 720
Posted By roaniecowpony
If changing the timing were significant, possibly...

If changing the timing were significant, possibly a linkless platform would allow more control of the barrel movement profile by machining the slot/ramp of the barrel to the desired profile.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-23-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 720
Posted By roaniecowpony
Joe, Your recollection jogged my memory. I...

Joe,
Your recollection jogged my memory. I believe you are correct about JK grinding the slide stop pin. Still, the effects are similar in certain portions of the cycle. The concept of allowing...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-23-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 720
Posted By roaniecowpony
Log, I really have no iron in this fire. This...

Log,
I really have no iron in this fire. This concept isn't mine, but I understand the rationale for it. For my part, I believe the "slotting" is intended to be just a few thousandths and the...
Forum: Rimfire! 09-22-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By roaniecowpony
I was poking around the net and found some...

I was poking around the net and found some threads here and other forums mentioning that a guy by the name of John Dworak in NY was continuing to make the Kart conversions, supposedly from the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-22-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,054
Posted By roaniecowpony
Agree, and I am only concerned with the behavior,...

Agree, and I am only concerned with the behavior, not the causes or motives. Those are neither my concern nor my business. Virtually none of the smiths I've used were personal friends and my...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-22-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 720
Posted By roaniecowpony
Another good reason a slightly slotted link pin...

Another good reason a slightly slotted link pin hole may be a good thing, especially on a hardfit barrel gun. Some well respected 1911 tuners believe it also helped to slot the link for longer...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-22-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 720
Posted By roaniecowpony
Of course, all of this is theoretical, assuming...

Of course, all of this is theoretical, assuming perfectly fit parts. Since we're talking about some things that have very small clearances, loading could be significant in tension or compression of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-22-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 720
Posted By roaniecowpony
Like any question about how these guns operate,...

Like any question about how these guns operate, it stirs the thought process in better understanding how these guns operate.

For example: I wasn't consciously aware that the top of the barrel...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-22-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,057
Posted By roaniecowpony
Again, not a parent, but seen the movie...isn't...

Again, not a parent, but seen the movie...isn't the real inheritance/gift ambition?

Seems like people that have kids owe them the gift of their time to teach the all about life and be good people...
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