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Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 03-15-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,465
Views: 2,291,741
Posted By Sweeper80
Uh? The Cascades are due west of Wenatchee...

Uh? The Cascades are due west of Wenatchee though? I live in the foothills 15 miles South of Wenatchee. The only thing 90 miles SE is the basin or the gorge....
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-17-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By Sweeper80
The only way to know for sure is by testing the...

The only way to know for sure is by testing the hardness. Lyman sold ingot molds with Lyman reverse stamped in the bottom for many years. It could be anything from dead soft lead to linotype.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-06-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,691
Posted By Sweeper80
In all honesty, there is only 2 ways to be secure...

In all honesty, there is only 2 ways to be secure in the next ammo shortage, one is by stocking thousands of rounds of your ammo of choice. The second is by reloading, and stocking thousands of...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-06-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,421
Posted By Sweeper80
Which is exactly why I have been building...

Which is exactly why I have been building everything off of 80% lowers recently, and keep receipts from every firearm I have sold. Plausible deniability.
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 10-29-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,592
Posted By Sweeper80
Here's the little catch with AR's, there are only...

Here's the little catch with AR's, there are only a few forges in the country kicking out AR uppers and lowers, and "manufacturers" buy from these forges, many times the Anderson lower you see for...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 10-29-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,137
Posted By Sweeper80
I have a couple, one is my EDC, Kel-Tec PF9, sent...

I have a couple, one is my EDC, Kel-Tec PF9, sent a couple thousand rounds down the barrel in the 5 years I've owned it, never had a FTE, FTF, nothing. Pull the trigger, it goes bang. I worked it...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 10-22-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,917
Posted By Sweeper80
Well, the HK91 weighs a frickin' TON. Scoped, 2...

Well, the HK91 weighs a frickin' TON. Scoped, 2 point sling, basic but heavy. My everyday gun, weighs nothing, just a little over 5 pounds. .300 Blackout AR pistol. KAK Brace, aluminum BUIS, single...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 09-30-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 87,791
Posted By Sweeper80
This. 100% War is not wearing a bandana on your...

This. 100%
War is not wearing a bandana on your face and carrying a stick. War is stacking bodies at a rate higher than that of your opponent. It is bullet to flesh, dismemberment and death. Most...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 8,860
Posted By Sweeper80
Equality is a farce.

Equality is a farce.
Forum: Rifle Forum 08-14-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,071
Posted By Sweeper80
My first AR9 totalled up to under $500 with four...

My first AR9 totalled up to under $500 with four 32 round mags. The current build I'm working on will be about the same.

AR9's are way more basic than a gas operated AR, and realistically, the...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 07-14-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,781
Posted By Sweeper80
The fact that I reload makes a huge difference in...

The fact that I reload makes a huge difference in regards to what firearms I purchase and carry. At this point I reload for 5 different rifle cartridges and one pistol cartridge.

BUT! I only...
Forum: Rifle Forum 07-14-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,578
Posted By Sweeper80
Last 2 builds, both pistols- .300 Blackout,...

Last 2 builds, both pistols-

.300 Blackout, 10.5" barrel, castle brake, 10" Keymod handguard, on an Anderson lower filled with AR Stoner parts kit and finished out with a KAK Shockwave pistol...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3,435
Views: 147,149
Posted By Sweeper80
111 today on Colockum Creek in central WA. ...

111 today on Colockum Creek in central WA.

Thank gawd for my kick back spot at the creek!
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 07-13-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,854
Posted By Sweeper80
I have never owned a pre-built AR. From my first...

I have never owned a pre-built AR. From my first AR on they have all been built. Latest is a .300 blackout pistol, prior to that, a 9mm AR pistol, and before I discovered that AR's could be built in...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 07-13-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By Sweeper80
Good start. But, at this point, why did you...

Good start.

But, at this point, why did you order a complete rifle instead of building your own?

Oh, yeah, btw, next time, build yourself an AR pistol.

After your first mag, you'll be...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 01-24-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By Sweeper80
Poly lower kits can be had for $80. Anderson...

Poly lower kits can be had for $80. Anderson lowers are $60 at about every LGS in the country for $60.

My current build is a 9mm AR pistol, I'll price it out for you.

Stripped lower, $60...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 01-24-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,451
Posted By Sweeper80
Yeah. Who wants a semi-auto, cartridge fed...

Yeah. Who wants a semi-auto, cartridge fed musket? A braced pistol easily makes this "stamp free SBR" look exactly what it is, a worthless gimmick.
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-13-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,117
Posted By Sweeper80
Is there a waiting period where you live? ...

Is there a waiting period where you live?

(I get delayed EVERY time anyways, so just wondering)
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-26-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,704
Posted By Sweeper80
Then a .223 fits your bill perfectly. If you...

Then a .223 fits your bill perfectly.

If you don't have already, I would suggest picking up a basic reloading kit, so you can tailor your ammo to your use, instead of trying to tailor a specific...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 12-20-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By Sweeper80
Split tail beaver are the only species I will...

Split tail beaver are the only species I will eat......
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-18-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,186
Posted By Sweeper80
Had a little .25 Cobra, everything about it was...

Had a little .25 Cobra, everything about it was terrible. Shot minute of mountain at best.

Sig P230. HATED that gun. Bit me every time I shot it, was guaranteed to FTF or stovepipe at least once...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-14-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,445
Posted By Sweeper80
I love my 995, shoot lead boolit reloads through...

I love my 995, shoot lead boolit reloads through it all the time. Fun, cheap plinker that kills coyotes just fine.

For $100 I would have jumped all over it.

And as a general rule, I hate...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-14-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,821
Posted By Sweeper80
And value in the open market will drop like a...

And value in the open market will drop like a rock, with 100k of them being reimported in the next decade.......

Get your clapped out 1911, enjoy it.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-14-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,821
Posted By Sweeper80
Junk 1911's that only hold value because they...

Junk 1911's that only hold value because they were government issued.

Not due to quality or condition.

In other words, only valuable to collectors.

I'm not a collector. I want guns that...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-14-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,381
Posted By Sweeper80
Hell, they shoot buckshot size groups with NEW...

Hell, they shoot buckshot size groups with NEW barrels! Love the Minis, hate their accuracy.

I want a newer version of the Marlin Camp 9, or any other 9mm carbine that uses S&W 59 mags. Camp 9's...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-13-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,995
Posted By Sweeper80
Might want to research lead in AR's. FMJ...

Might want to research lead in AR's.

FMJ projectiles are cheap enough that the cons easily outweigh the pros of shooting lead out of AR's.

And straight pull bolt gun performance is not what you...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-13-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,217
Posted By Sweeper80
Shotgun. Remingtons have dropped in quality...

Shotgun.
Remingtons have dropped in quality recently, so I'd suggest Mossberg, used 12 or 20 gauges can be had for under $150 at pawn shops across the country. The wide variety of shot options makes...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-12-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,995
Posted By Sweeper80
I have the determination letter from the ATF...

I have the determination letter from the ATF tucked neatly into the pistol grip of my AR for just that occurrence.

Congrats on coming back into the fold, durned commie gun lovers anyways.....
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-12-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,821
Posted By Sweeper80
Reports are in the $800-1,000 range. Not...

Reports are in the $800-1,000 range.

Not sure what market they're basing their prices on, but that much for a clapped out old Colt, when you can get a NIB S&W 1911 for under a grand doesn't equate...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,571
Posted By Sweeper80
If you've been getting your information from...

If you've been getting your information from mainstream media for the past decade (FOX included) you've been ingesting propaganda.

Our media has become little more than liberal opinion over the...
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 12-09-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,391
Posted By Sweeper80
A breech loading single shot shotgun can be had...

A breech loading single shot shotgun can be had for $100 at any Wal Mart in the country.

Barrel adapters can be had, in about every caliber, for $50 a piece.

So you can build the most simple...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 12-07-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 181,334
Posted By Sweeper80
This morning I pulled some venison sausage out of...

This morning I pulled some venison sausage out of the freezer, tossed it in the microwave and hit the defrost button.

Then I realized the bacon was ready! The cure finished yesterday, so today was...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,510
Posted By Sweeper80
The majority of these snowflakes are losing in...

The majority of these snowflakes are losing in life because they are not viable candidates for employment. In my last couple occupations, the young workers who had less than desireable upbringings...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-07-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,208
Posted By Sweeper80
Ozzy man descended from convicts. They're used to...

Ozzy man descended from convicts. They're used to not having rights, as their entire country was founded by a penal system.

Why they interject themselves in proceedings that don't concern them is...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,189
Posted By Sweeper80
December 8, 1941, a day after the attack on Pearl...

December 8, 1941, a day after the attack on Pearl Harbor, my grandfather, and tens of thousands just like him, walked, hitchiked or drove to recruitment offices across the nation. My grandpa walked...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 12-06-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,730
Posted By Sweeper80
Man, I'm feeling really untaktikewl. My...

Man, I'm feeling really untaktikewl.

My Mossbergs are both bare, the 18.1" has original wood furniture, the 28" has original O.D. furniture.

Almost like they do their jobs without accesorizing,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 12-06-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,089
Posted By Sweeper80
Why is that? (I have single wall in/out)

Why is that?

(I have single wall in/out)
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 12-06-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,089
Posted By Sweeper80
You'll need an appropriately sized thimble to go...

You'll need an appropriately sized thimble to go through the wall.

900ft2 is pretty easy to heat with any old potbelly stove or standard woodstove.

Get double wall pipe to exit the thimble,...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-06-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,834
Posted By Sweeper80
When Mosins were cheap and spam can ammo was...

When Mosins were cheap and spam can ammo was everywhere, they were a great choice.

Not so much now.

An AR can be built for under $400 these days. Mosins are selling for $300 across the country....
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,510
Posted By Sweeper80
Hence the reason they are called snowflakes......

Hence the reason they are called snowflakes......
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-06-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,969
Posted By Sweeper80
I understand how and why gas checks work, I load...

I understand how and why gas checks work, I load a few .30 cal rifle cartridges using a checked lead boolit. My question was what benefits are there to use a check on a slow boolit such as 9mm and...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-06-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,837
Posted By Sweeper80
If you have a LGS that's worth a crap you should...

If you have a LGS that's worth a crap you should be able to locate a set of weaver mounts for it. The mounts on my Mauser Argentino cost $12, and $40 to have the receiver drilled and tapped.
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Sweeper80
I have an obese pitbull named Piggy. She's a...

I have an obese pitbull named Piggy. She's a happy dog. Doesn't care that she's named after a food source.

She does get confused when we tell the kids to feed the pigs, though, she thinks she's...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,435
Views: 147,149
Posted By Sweeper80
Current temp at my place is 23 degrees...

Current temp at my place is 23 degrees fahrenheit. I'm pre-heating the garage right now, too danged cold in there to work!
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-05-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,969
Posted By Sweeper80
Because if there is an actual benefit to doing so...

Because if there is an actual benefit to doing so I would like to know what it is, as it could improve marksmanship, or effectiveness.

But thanks for NOT answering a legitimate question.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-05-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,969
Posted By Sweeper80
What exactly is the point of using gas checks on...

What exactly is the point of using gas checks on a 9mm cast boolit?

I've loaded many thousands of cast 9mm's, none with a check, some at NATO pressures, and never had any leading issues. Seems to...
Forum: AllOutdoor.com 12-05-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Sweeper80
Typical government money wasting. Price old,...

Typical government money wasting.

Price old, worn out 1911's at above market value, force purchasers to undergo not one, but two seperate NICS checks, arbitrarily decide that C&R firearms not be...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-04-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,700
Posted By Sweeper80
The biggest question is if that type of gun...

The biggest question is if that type of gun control could pass judicial scrutiny.

To lose one's rights, due process must be involved, no due process, no go.
Forum: Vehicles & Transportation 12-04-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,249
Posted By Sweeper80
Your truck has electronic ignition. This would be...

Your truck has electronic ignition. This would be the most vulnerable set of components, along with the voltage regulator.

There is a module under the distributor cap, and a control module bolted...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,269
Posted By Sweeper80
The difference in liberal herds and conservative...

The difference in liberal herds and conservative herds is little more than the difference between a Holstein and a Longhorn

We all have some simple choices in life, we can be Holsteins or...
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