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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-17-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,784
Posted By Finco
I have partially built one but not from scratch ....

I have partially built one but not from scratch .

Started with chinese Norinco and did what was within my abilities .

Studied first a lot , there is a link somewhere in here ( ... searched but...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-11-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By Finco
Yep , undercuts are very individual thing . ...

Yep , undercuts are very individual thing .

I have my Norinco undercut .
Reason , why I decided to get it , was simply getting my grip higher ( have sc. "piano player" - hands ) .
That bigger...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-30-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By Finco
Another one ... IF you see AK - rounds (...

Another one ...

IF you see AK - rounds ( 7,62 x 39 ) labeled as STV , do not buy .
Vietnam - era chinese surplus having corrosive primers .

IF you shoot those , clean very well after shooting...
Forum: Blade Forum 08-01-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,122
Posted By Finco
Previous two posts have a lot of sense when...

Previous two posts have a lot of sense when combined .

Way I see about knives "rating" ... there are three categories

- useless ... some crap butterfly knife or junk folder with dull blade and...
Forum: Blade Forum 07-30-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,122
Posted By Finco
Just try that rubber knife drill with a buddy...

Just try that rubber knife drill with a buddy taking the role of the defender .

F
Forum: Blade Forum 07-29-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,122
Posted By Finco
After checking the thread ... Learning basic...

After checking the thread ...

Learning basic knife self - defence techniques takes about a month .
But having guts to use a knife , different story .

I leave guns aside because where I live ,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-05-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3,681
Views: 307,295
Posted By Finco
My reloading area ia still partially in boxes...

My reloading area ia still partially in boxes after relocation .
Have to re-plan the corner and build two foot-wide 3 - shelved carts sized to fit under the bench .
Arranging boxed brass , bullet...
Forum: Want to Buy (WTB) 04-29-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,329
Posted By Finco
Ivory is pretty and cool but o so banned here . ...

Ivory is pretty and cool but o so banned here .

Only fossil ivories allowed BUT prepare to pay arm and leg for a set of grips .
I found a set from Bangkok and after bargaining bought them for...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-27-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,041
Posted By Finco
I have followed this thread with interest and...

I have followed this thread with interest and noticed we have had a LOT of similarities in the " ban the guns " - outbursts in here Scandinavia .
You having a situation with this "Ban NRA" -rally...
Forum: Safes and Storage 03-03-2018, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,891
Posted By Finco
I live in 5th floor and I have a high security...

I live in 5th floor and I have a high security vault in the hall .
Empty weight 400 pounds ... with g & a in it I guarantee it jams the elevator
( has a 550 pounds max weight ) .

1/6 " tempered...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-02-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By Finco
Where I live , we have no 2A and we have to have...

Where I live , we have no 2A and we have to have reasons to get a permission to buy guns ; sporting , hunting , collecting or other good
reason.
"I just want a gun" leads you nowhere .
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-12-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,629
Posted By Finco
I use a largish , heady duty cordura bag w a few...

I use a largish , heady duty cordura bag w a few modifications .
Sew a set of mag pouches and larger ones for oil etc ...

Contains :

- The pistol
- Magazine pouch .
- Holster and mag...
Forum: Revolvers 01-28-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,044
Posted By Finco
Bullet does not have to be solid silver . I...

Bullet does not have to be solid silver .

I checked ( search "amount silver kill werewolf" ) and there it was .
"even a small amount of silver causes immense pain and poisoning the system" .
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-21-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 26,652
Posted By Finco
STI Spartan .45 ACP . Very tight fitting but...

STI Spartan .45 ACP .

Very tight fitting but worked flawless and frictionless .
Only thing ever changed in that gun was trigger work , did not like original pull weight .

Accuracy from 25...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 10-12-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Finco
Due my knifemaking hobby , I have info about...

Due my knifemaking hobby , I have info about finding woods .

Those local lumberyards storaging hardwoods are a good start and you can find several shops from the net .

Search "exotic woods"...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-16-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,047
Posted By Finco
I recommend saving money till having good sum . ...

I recommend saving money till having good sum .

Good , cheap ( in this case ...budget )and fast ...pick any two of them .

F
Forum: Para USA 07-13-2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By Finco
I have P18.9 and have no problems with magazines...

I have P18.9 and have no problems with magazines .
MecGar magazines , caliber .38 Super work just fine , capacity 17 rds .
Shot buckets of 9mm with them , no issues.
...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-11-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,723
Posted By Finco
And here a classic example about gun vs. knife. ...

And here a classic example about gun vs. knife.

Moros .

When in full fighting frenzy and running amok , how much firepower was needed to take one down ?
Sometimes even a full wheel from .38...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-10-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,723
Posted By Finco
I have personal knowledge / training of edged...

I have personal knowledge / training of edged weapons .
And most dangerous thing is to believe you can handle someone with a knife with bare hands unless really being an expert fighter .

You will...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-16-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By Finco
Recommending getting a set of nitride dies . No...

Recommending getting a set of nitride dies .
No lubes needed .

Also , get spare parts for the decapping die .
Breaking a pin stops you if you have no spares .

Have fun reloading .

F
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-11-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3,681
Views: 307,295
Posted By Finco
Measured powder to my .45 LC brass and seating...

Measured powder to my .45 LC brass and seating bullets.
That large tray I made is really handy for a job !

Fill the tray and start seating .
When tray empties , just fill more brass and continue...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-05-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3,681
Views: 307,295
Posted By Finco
Processed all .45 Long Colt brass and primered...

Processed all .45 Long Colt brass and primered them .

Thought about buying a loading tray for them but ... hey ... I had that 8" x 8" sheet of cherry .
I took the ruler and pen measuring and...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-04-2017, 01:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,870
Posted By Finco
Happened to me too . Large pistol primer went...

Happened to me too .
Large pistol primer went off while trying to get it in .45 ACP .
Checked the corridor if any neighbours were checking about what was the bang .
Seems that even a steady...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-02-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,449
Posted By Finco
Yes , i know this is an ancient thread but need...

Yes , i know this is an ancient thread but need advise .

Can .45 Long Colt ammo be crimped with .45 ACP crimping die using same crimp as with .45 ACP ?

Answer found , when I checked my...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 02-26-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By Finco
My PO 18.9 had some magazines with same problem. ...

My PO 18.9 had some magazines with same problem.
Load 13 and they started to rattle.
A disassembly and a careful cleaning / some lube to inner surfaces solved my problem.

F
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