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Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By atomicsmurf
Thanks all. All my ammo is stored in army...

Thanks all. All my ammo is stored in army surplus ammo cans.

I'm going to run a test on Mini Mag 40 gr RN, and Stingers. These look to be coated nicely with wax from the factory. I'll leave...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-03-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By atomicsmurf
It's definitely not the firing pin. All strikes...

It's definitely not the firing pin. All strikes are deep dings. The revolver is a S&W model 63. Some of the deepest dings I've seen in my 22lr collection. This is what is perplexing.

I store...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-02-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By atomicsmurf
Moisture & Ammo

I've got a 22LR revolver that I keep loaded and I have noticed when I take it to the range (about two or three weeks between trips) that I get between 1 and 3 squibs always. I mean, I have to check...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-03-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By atomicsmurf
Thanks. The cardboard thing isn't a bad idea. ...

Thanks. The cardboard thing isn't a bad idea. My problem has been that the S&W Victory 22lr is a big heavy gun.

I was thinking more along the lines of using the entrenching tool pouch as an...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-01-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By atomicsmurf
Question Entrenching Tool Pouch as a Holster?

I was curious about this idea. I don't have an E-tool pouch, but hoping somebody here did and could test it out for me.

I've got a S&W Victory 22 (5.5 barrel) and was wondering if this pouch...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 10-25-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By atomicsmurf
Paraclip vs. QD vs. MASH hook sling mount expereince?

I'm new to the ar15 world. Does anybody have experience with these types of sling attachments? Which do you prefer and why?

I plan on putting a sling mount on the left hand side of the handguard...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 10-18-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,836
Posted By atomicsmurf
For plinking fun I like 36gr CPHP Federal 550, or...

For plinking fun I like 36gr CPHP Federal 550, or 525 bulk packs. You can get them at walmart for $20. They seem to bee loaded consistently and shoot well.

For hunting CCI Minimag 40gr CPRN.
...
Forum: Looking for - want to buy 09-28-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By atomicsmurf
WTT/B: Synthetic stock for Marlin 60

Got it! Thanks! Can be deleted!
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-21-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By atomicsmurf
DIY Speedloader for 22 magazines

My thumb got really sore after loading the magazines for my S&W Victory the other day so I came up with a quick and easy DIY speedloader, which will probably work for any 22 magazine with a thumb...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 09-15-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,772
Posted By atomicsmurf
I read it was retroactive to 2016, and the VA...

I read it was retroactive to 2016, and the VA will contact YOU if you qualify. I can't cite the article I read it and I hope I am wrong.

If the article is right my dad's leg amputation in 2009...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 09-15-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 10,895
Posted By atomicsmurf
It sounds like Britain finally surrendered to...

It sounds like Britain finally surrendered to Germany when they joined the EU.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-03-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,466
Posted By atomicsmurf
There's going to be a massive run on walmart ammo...

There's going to be a massive run on walmart ammo now. Better buy it while you can.

After that, buy bulk online.
Forum: AllOutdoor.com 09-03-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By atomicsmurf
Buy bulk online.

Buy bulk online.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-23-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,000
Posted By atomicsmurf
Thanks for all the replies. You gave me plenty...

Thanks for all the replies. You gave me plenty to think about, that's why it took so long to reply. After much consideration, and almost going with a CZ .223, I've settled on a Marlin 1894c...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-14-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,000
Posted By atomicsmurf
A $600 rifle would be max. I've been looking...

A $600 rifle would be max.
I've been looking at the PSA complete AR's. S&W M&P Sport 2. I think I saw a Springfield Saint at Buds Gun Shop (online) for 600-ish.

Does the .300 blackout kick...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-14-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,000
Posted By atomicsmurf
Do I need a bigger caliber rifle for SHTF?

I've got a .22 pistol, .22 rifle and .38 pistol. With the .38 I'm hitting 4 inch clays out at 50 yards (close misses more than hits, but still close enough to hit bigger targets). Very consistent...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 07-27-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By atomicsmurf
Magtech ammo any good?

I'm thinking about loading up on some .38's specifically 158gr SJHP for my police trade-in '79 Model 10.

Any issues with Magtech? Are they hotter or underpowered compared to other brands?
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,194
Posted By atomicsmurf
Cable TV has issues too, at least Xfinity does. ...

Cable TV has issues too, at least Xfinity does. There's a lag between changing channels.. it just sort of hangs on the last picture for 5-8 seconds when flipping around. Then (since I have basic...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,156
Posted By atomicsmurf
I stock these as a prep. It's a good alternative...

I stock these as a prep. It's a good alternative to using precious water to get clean. Store them in ziplocks, they will stay moist for a good while once open.

I had to use this method of...
Forum: Rifle Forum 06-18-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,970
Posted By atomicsmurf
I ended up having some issues with the Henry. ...

I ended up having some issues with the Henry. Mainly the lever kept dropping about two inches when firing .357. Sent it back to Henry for repair. Still did it. Other times the lever would get...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-30-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By atomicsmurf
Just for reference in case anybody has the same...

Just for reference in case anybody has the same set up as I do. 981t+Nikon Rimfire II Prostaff + Weaver #12 base mounts + Weaver Steel 1" High Rings works perfect.
Bolt clears the scope.
Had to...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-27-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By atomicsmurf
That is a nifty little trick. Thanks.

That is a nifty little trick. Thanks.
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-27-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By atomicsmurf
Marlin 981t Scope Ring Height?

New to scopes. I ended up buying that pawn shop Marlin 981t for $93. I want to scope it. I have a Nikon Rimefire Prostaff II and #12 weaver mounts, but I'm not sure what size rings to get. I'm...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-23-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,384
Posted By atomicsmurf
Got the rear sight to move last night. Found a...

Got the rear sight to move last night. Found a neat trick about putting ice (I used a cold compress) on the rear sight dovetail and then tapping it. It moved easily.

I will check the set screw. ...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-22-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,384
Posted By atomicsmurf
Got the Marlin 60 and had just enough time to...

Got the Marlin 60 and had just enough time to take her to the range. Performed flawlessly and was shooting good groups, albeit to the right by two rings. Having a hard to getting the dovetail rear...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-18-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,384
Posted By atomicsmurf
Hopefully the Remlin will work out for me. The...

Hopefully the Remlin will work out for me. The price was hard to beat.

I'm in Florida. The 3 day wait on Rifles here was a parting gift from Gov. Scott after the last school shooting. I don't...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-17-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,384
Posted By atomicsmurf
Well, I ended up at Walmart today and saw a...

Well, I ended up at Walmart today and saw a Marlin 60 for $157, so I jumped on it. I'll pick up a couple of buffers and recoil springs. It's in gun jail till Wednesday, but I hope to get to the...
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-02-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,384
Posted By atomicsmurf
How is the stock barrel on the 10/22? How fast...

How is the stock barrel on the 10/22? How fast do they heat up after how many round?
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 05-01-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By atomicsmurf
I like that Cima1 a lot. I ended up...

I like that Cima1 a lot.

I ended up getting the Prodigy today. Handled it and it felt nice in my hands. Nice balance, nice grind on the blade all around.

There is a very small little chip...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 04-30-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By atomicsmurf
Found a Gerber Prodigy fine edge at my local...

Found a Gerber Prodigy fine edge at my local walmart for $50, are these any good?
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 04-30-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By atomicsmurf
Gerber Strongarm, Kabar Short, Kbar Mk1

Looking for a good all around camp/survival knife.

I have a Cold Steel GI Tanto, but find it awkward to use.

I'm looking hard at the Gerber Strongarm... I like the size and blade shape. The...
Forum: Rifle Forum 04-30-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,384
Posted By atomicsmurf
Thanks guys. I'm gonna take a look at the Ruger...

Thanks guys. I'm gonna take a look at the Ruger 10/22, and do some research on the T/CR22 (that looks very enticing).
Forum: Rifle Forum 04-28-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,384
Posted By atomicsmurf
22lr semi-auto recommendations

It's gonna be a fun plinker and small squirrel-getter. Price range 200 max.

I've been looking real hard at the Marlin 60, but the plastic buffer has me worried. I like to shoot with velocitors...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 03-13-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By atomicsmurf
Thank you. Any ideas on how to attach one of...

Thank you.
Any ideas on how to attach one of these to a USGI pistol belt? I don't think the belt loop on any of them is large enough.

May have to get a different belt.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 03-11-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By atomicsmurf
Speedloader Pouch, Plastic, Leather, Snap, Velcro?

Does anybody here have experience with speedloader pouches? I'm not sure what to get. Leather and snaps. Or codura and Velcro. Or hytrel plastic HKS snaps. Gould and Goodrich? Triple K? Ahh! ...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 03-11-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,527
Posted By atomicsmurf
World War Supply has some neato chest holsters. ...

World War Supply has some neato chest holsters.
https://www.worldwarsupply.com/cart/index.php?route=product/category&path=84_87

I have the Victory Revolver Shoulder holster for my Model 64 and...
Forum: Rifle Forum 02-15-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,970
Posted By atomicsmurf
Took the Henry H012MR to the range again...

Took the Henry H012MR to the range again yesterday, and was able to test some stuff out since nobody was there.

At 7 yards:

1st Shot of Remington 125gr SJHP .38+P penetrated two blocks of 2x4,...
Forum: Rifle Forum 02-13-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,970
Posted By atomicsmurf
Called Henry and asked if they had a regular loop...

Called Henry and asked if they had a regular loop that I could buy for this gun. They took my info and are sending one out. For free.
Can't beat Henry customer service!
Forum: Rifle Forum 02-10-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,970
Posted By atomicsmurf
Well, I got the H012MR (16.5") barrel large loop...

Well, I got the H012MR (16.5") barrel large loop a few weeks ago. Took it to the range. Was shooting bullseyes at 15 yards. Had a problem with the .357 and +P's unlocking the lever, and a few...
Forum: Rifle Forum 01-12-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,970
Posted By atomicsmurf
What grain and type of bullet should I be looking...

What grain and type of bullet should I be looking to stock for game? FMJ, HP, SJFP...etc. ?
I'll be grabbing some .357's, .38 +P's, and regular .38 special.

I gotta tell ya, y'all are an...
Forum: Rifle Forum 01-11-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,970
Posted By atomicsmurf
Just placed the order for the Henry 16.5" carbine...

Just placed the order for the Henry 16.5" carbine from Buds! Will let y'all know how I like it. :)
Forum: Rifle Forum 01-10-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,970
Posted By atomicsmurf
I damaged my ears years ago playing electric...

I damaged my ears years ago playing electric guitar. So I definitely don't want any more ringing, clicking, or crickets in my head.
After shooting the .357 mag in the ruger (ear muffs only) I've...
Forum: Rifle Forum 01-10-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,970
Posted By atomicsmurf
Excellent info! Thank you guys and girls for...

Excellent info! Thank you guys and girls for responding. It's helped me make a decision to get one. Seems like a great companion to my model 10, and if I need the bigger caliber, the .357 is there...
Forum: Rifle Forum 01-08-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,970
Posted By atomicsmurf
.38/.357 lever gun

Hey all,
I'm considering investing in a .38/.357 lever gun, (got my eye on the Henry H012MR, 16.5" barrel). I'm more of a plinker than a hunter, but I wanted to know... if SHTF or Zombie...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 12-20-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,937
Posted By atomicsmurf
Hey, guys. Just an update. Injury healed last...

Hey, guys. Just an update. Injury healed last week with some help of fibracol plus. The fibracol finally helped form a scab. The wound was about 1inch by 1 inch.
He's been taking a multi...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 12-20-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,542
Posted By atomicsmurf
I've taken L-Theanine for minor anxiety issues,...

I've taken L-Theanine for minor anxiety issues, and it has helped me sleep from time to time at night. From what I have read, it is a Green Tea extract.

I've had pretty good luck with Lemon Balm...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 11-30-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,937
Posted By atomicsmurf
Thank you all! I will put him on D3,...

Thank you all! I will put him on D3, Bioflavonoids and Vit C. I'll see if I can get him a nice moisturizer. I've tried to get him to use moisturizer in the past, but I think he thinks it's too...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 11-29-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,937
Posted By atomicsmurf
Elderly Bruising Thin Skin

So, my father has recently started getting bruises on his arms, and sometimes he rips the skin when he bumps it too hard.
Are there any natural remedies, vitamins etc. he can try to help with this...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 11-17-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,945
Posted By atomicsmurf
Finally had a chance to shoot these guns. My...

Finally had a chance to shoot these guns. My local gun range finally re-opened after four months of repairs.

Anyway, they all functioned flawlessly, and they were all true to point of aim. ...
Forum: Florida 11-17-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,319
Posted By atomicsmurf
The gun range is now open. I went Thursday with...

The gun range is now open. I went Thursday with my father. Nobody was there. They patched the holes in the walls. Repainted the red lines, posted more rule signs. Fixed the berms. And I guess...
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