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Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-18-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,695
Posted By nlvmike
Wow, Sorry I missed this for so long. The CAT is...

Wow, Sorry I missed this for so long. The CAT is a 60Kw generator, and it burns about 4 gallons an hour. It is a monster, and could back up a small hospital.

I have it up for sale. I replaced it...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 12-25-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,695
Posted By nlvmike
I got myself a CAT XQ-60 with an internal 176...

I got myself a CAT XQ-60 with an internal 176 gallon tank, plus an external 500 gallon tank. May be a little over-the-top, but it wouldn't be the first time I've been accused of that.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-23-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,560
Posted By nlvmike
I would agree with all of those things. So, I...

I would agree with all of those things. So, I took mine to a really good smith. Had all of the MIM internals replaced. Then carved and blended every unconfortable edge, and refinished it and still...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-18-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By nlvmike
Dag hoor :)

Dag hoor :)
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-29-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,948
Posted By nlvmike
One more thought. When you are shopping for cheap...

One more thought. When you are shopping for cheap 300blk ammo, it is almost exclusively 147-150 grain bullets. For me personally, those are worthless. I hunt with 125 grain or lighter, and I plink...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-29-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,948
Posted By nlvmike
Back to the original question. If you factor in...

Back to the original question. If you factor in the amortization of your equipment, and no value for your time (it's a hobby), and assume free brass, I still don't think you can get much below $.40 a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-19-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,935
Posted By nlvmike
I try not to obsess about mine, but I'm in the...

I try not to obsess about mine, but I'm in the same boat. All the guns I might ever need, but I find myself shooting the suppressed 22lr most of the time. The giggle factor is high, and I don't...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 04-12-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,802
Posted By nlvmike
As I put this post together in my mind, I realize...

As I put this post together in my mind, I realize it is going to sound negative about my Rock 10mm. That is not really the purpose. I have to explain first that all of my guns spend a lot of time at...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-17-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,397
Posted By nlvmike
Savage Sporter 22lr from 1907. Still shoots like...

Savage Sporter 22lr from 1907. Still shoots like new.
Forum: Gun.Deals 02-14-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By nlvmike
Couldn't resist. Pulled the trigger on that one

Couldn't resist. Pulled the trigger on that one
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-11-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,481
Posted By nlvmike
Another vote for having one custom made. For that...

Another vote for having one custom made. For that price, he can get EXACTLY what he wants. No compromise. I once told myself I would never spend that kind of dough on a gun, but I finally had the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-25-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By nlvmike
He is in Vegas. Burt Taylor. Pretty remarkable in...

He is in Vegas. Burt Taylor. Pretty remarkable in his pursuit of perfection. Time is not an object.
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-24-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,318
Posted By nlvmike
Butch, it is great to see you putting all the...

Butch, it is great to see you putting all the thought into it, and your description of that first round is spot on. Years from now you will look back and think of the stories you will have of the...
Forum: ARs ONLY 01-23-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,736
Posted By nlvmike
I have blown primers with Fiocchi ammo in both...

I have blown primers with Fiocchi ammo in both 223 and 300 blackout. Most I didn't even realize till I picked up the brass, but one 300 blackout dropped the primer into the trigger and messed it up...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-23-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By nlvmike
Topher, the frame is a Stealth Arms alloy 80%,...

Topher, the frame is a Stealth Arms alloy 80%, along with the MSH and grip safety. The frame and MSH were ordered checkered, but my smith is a pretty serious perfectionist, and he re-cut both, and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-23-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By nlvmike
Thanks all. The short trigger is an STI, and it...

Thanks all. The short trigger is an STI, and it is black. The lighting just woke it up. I paid a real photographer to take the pic, as all my cell phone pics come out like crap. He did it magazine...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-23-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By nlvmike
The sights are one off, custom made. I have old...

The sights are one off, custom made. I have old man eyes and needed as much fiber light as I could get. I also wanted a square front edge on the rear sight, so I could rack it one handed on a table...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-22-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By nlvmike
Finally finished

After a year in the making, she is finished. As is so often stated, pictures don't do justice. But to give it the best chance, I had a pro take the picture. An awful lot of inspirition and ideas came...
Forum: Rimfire! 01-13-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,506
Posted By nlvmike
You might seriously consider a CZ. I've been...

You might seriously consider a CZ. I've been shooting sage rats (ground squirrels) in NV for years with a 17hmr. I have a Savage with the heavy barrel, Boyd's stock and Accutrigger. It is a nice gun,...
Forum: Revolvers 01-06-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,455
Posted By nlvmike
I picked up a 6" blue last year for what I...

I picked up a 6" blue last year for what I thought was a decent price. Turns out it is in fact, exactly what it was designed to be, an awesome shooter. I take it to the range as often as any of my...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-06-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,132
Posted By nlvmike
The GPS Handgunner backpack is pretty awesome.

The GPS Handgunner backpack is pretty awesome.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-27-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,335
Posted By nlvmike
I built a Stealth Arms 80%. I agree with the...

I built a Stealth Arms 80%. I agree with the advice, especially from EA. The only reason I went with an 80% was to cut the rails EXACTLY like I wanted them, for a very precision fit. I did not use a...
Forum: Wilson Combat 11-23-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,420
Posted By nlvmike
I am by no means the expert, but I have a few...

I am by no means the expert, but I have a few 1911's and enjoy them. About a year ago, I decided to try and get the best of both worlds. I asked a very good gunsmith to build me a commander 1911 that...
Forum: Reloading Bench 11-05-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,679
Views: 305,865
Posted By nlvmike
Couple hundred rounds of 9mm with a variety of...

Couple hundred rounds of 9mm with a variety of bullets. I like Summers Hi-Tek coated lead, and also loaded some JHP and some round nose jacketed.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-15-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By nlvmike
Digger, we also have a pretty fancy public range...

Digger, we also have a pretty fancy public range called the Clark County Shooting Complex. It costs $9.00 and they have a relationship with Beretta, so they rent out their guns. It has pistol and...
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