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by Historian
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: AOC's New Code_Name: wAckOC
Replies: 8
Views: 1761

Re: AOC's New Code_Name: wAckOC

Growing up I never knowingly had any personal interactions with Jews. I, or anyone that I knew had any way to differentiate them from any other decent member of the community. I really got to know Jewish people for the first time in college, I liked and respected them and was invited into several h...
by Historian
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Drilling Misshap
Replies: 62
Views: 9588

Re: Drilling Misshap

Forgive if using a center drill has been mentioned before but pleasant afterglow from a most enjoyable Thanksgiving feast precluded reading carefully ... if guys really ever read instructions 'carefully' anyway. "Center drills are intended to be used to create a hole suitable for a lathe center. The...
by Historian
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: AOC's New Code_Name: wAckOC
Replies: 8
Views: 1761

Re: AOC's New Code_Name: wAckOC

That disgusting DemoNrats are allowed to spew vile hatred with impunity is an affront to all decent folks in our country. spewing vile hatred is a form of protected free speech. You are literally currently discussing your hatred of her. Au contraire, mon ami. [ If you are Québécois ] You are totall...
by Historian
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Steel_Tempering Chart
Replies: 0
Views: 153

Steel_Tempering Chart

Useful info to put in your 'gunsmithing kinks' folder.


<< https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/ste ... post146886 >>
by Historian
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: Sedition
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Sedition

"Sedition is overt conduct, such as speech and organization, that tends toward insurrection against the established order. Sedition often includes subversion of a constitution and incitement of discontent towards, or resistance against established authority." Pelosi. Schiff, Nadler, Swallowswell, CN...
by Historian
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Gun Discussion
Topic: rust on the barrell
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Re: rust on the barrell

Some ancient 'gunsmith kinks' that I have personally used on old 1943 Sears 12 gauge bolt action given by uncle: Vinegar patch. Soak a bandage with table vinegar and wrap spot. In a day rust 'peeled off'. If you have a darkroom dilute 10cc Glacial Acetic Acid in 500cc H20. A gun patch with Birchwood...
by Historian
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Lots of holes
Replies: 9
Views: 720

Re: Lots of holes

John A, A variation on the spool 'baffles' was proposed but never patented in the 1960s was a radial ( thing of pizza slices ) chambered baffle stack by eliminating the central tube. Like making egg crate joints. Rough idea: Stack the spools in your image. Consider each 'round floor' floating as you...
by Historian
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: 30 Cal Form 1 Project
Replies: 27
Views: 1574

Re: 30 Cal Form 1 Project

Matt, Masterful presentation. Enviable workmanship. You are most generous to show and brighten the morning for 'metal-mania-men" But, pray tell, what is the 'Jerry Nadler' gnome doing next to your great work of art? :) :) Best p.s., in an obscure 1960s can design a hollow 'jelly-roll' of bronze wrap...
by Historian
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Anyone experiment making high and low pressure in cans?
Replies: 9
Views: 1185

Re: Anyone experiment making high and low pressure in cans?

May I ECCO 3strucking's admiration for the quality, design, and execution of your machining and design skills. It is at the 6-sigma level seen so long ago demonstrated by tool and die maker mid-century machinists trained in the 1920s. They were given, at the beginning of their apprenticeships, a lar...
by Historian
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Anyone experiment making high and low pressure in cans?
Replies: 9
Views: 1185

Re: Anyone experiment making high and low pressure in cans?

You have hit upon a long ago set of ideas of fluid logic gates that were once used in the 1960's in jet flows where a small side tunnel passed pressure across the flow stream ... little pressure diverting high speed. Some parameters to think upon: Caliber and can size that would benefit from this, e...
by Historian
Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Silencer Reviews
Topic: What should be in the box - Odessa 9
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Re: What should be in the box - Odessa 9

Happy all turned out so well.

DeadAir is superlative!

When HPA passes they will be definitely be receiving
a few new orders. :) :)

Best.
by Historian
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Silencer Reviews
Topic: What should be in the box - Odessa 9
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Re: What should be in the box - Odessa 9

A somewhat similar situation occurred some years ago to a friend in the South. When asked how long was the can 'incarcerated' and with whom it turned out that someone at the dealers had 'misplaced' the missing pieces. When confronted happily they were found posts haste. :) Just speculating. William ...
by Historian
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: AOC's New Code_Name: wAckOC
Replies: 8
Views: 1761

Re: AOC's New Code_Name: wAckOC

Poikilotrm, like you I have sadly met such cored folks. Recently it has been discovered that haters have a missing 'empathy' gene. I saw it growing up in Southie in the 40s with the likes of Jimmy and his crew. I cringed even as a child at the hurling of anti-Semitism of the kids who had to learn th...
by Historian
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: AOC's New Code_Name: wAckOC
Replies: 8
Views: 1761

AOC's New Code_Name: wAckOC

wAckOC today stepped into it when she accused President Trump's going after the pencil neck sewer Adam Shiff an act of anti-Semitism. Tell that to his Jewish grandchildren, the Israeli people naming towns and streets after Trump, and multiple Jewish friends contradicting the little bug- eyed ferret...
by Historian
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Gun Discussion
Topic: Dr. Philip Dater Gemtech
Replies: 0
Views: 1361

Dr. Philip Dater Gemtech

Ran across a wonderful story of a wonderful man, Dr. Philip Dater who is a paragon of our community: << https://www.recoilweb.com/zeroed-in-dr-phil-dater-md-148261.html >> Too often those who preceded us and whom we owe are forgotten. A shout out of thanks An answer to Bugs Bunny asking in 1940s car...
by Historian
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: SilencerCo Switchback 22 suppressor
Replies: 0
Views: 1325

SilencerCo Switchback 22 suppressor

At a visit upcountry I saw the SilencerCo Switchback 22 suppressor . It is a compelling well engineered little can, pleasant 'not-to-hear'. DeadAir's HD personally still seems to be an epsilon better. After HPA passes when it is mandatorily attached to any new gun legislation, if testing advantages ...
by Historian
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Coatings to support cleaning
Replies: 4
Views: 1092

Re: Coatings to support cleaning

I cannot see why not. In fact it comes in the standard 'plastic' bottles. For example: << https://twistedchoppers.com/shop/wilwood-five-dot-5-silicone-brake-fluid/?_vsrefdom=adwords&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3ob5nrHV5AIVQsDICh1o7A3GEAQYAyABEgJg5fD_BwE >> I use EVO olive oil sprayer for many oil-misting: e.g...
by Historian
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: Attach HPA Passage To Any New Gun Law
Replies: 3
Views: 2147

Re: Attach HPA Passage To Any New Gun Law

BeatOff O'Rourke has openly announced that socialist/communist DemonRat presidential candidates will by fiat confiscate Americans' firearms. And the dummy is now actually selling T-shirts with this slogan. Saw on another site a hilarious counter shirt, in the vein of 'DON'T TREAD ON ME', 'COME FOR M...
by Historian
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Coatings to support cleaning
Replies: 4
Views: 1092

Re: Coatings to support cleaning

DOT 5 Brake Fluid:

Its dry boiling point (no water present) is 260°C (500º F)

"Due to these properties, DOT 5 Silicone Brake Fluid is widely used
by the military. It meets Mil-PRF-46176 & Mil-PRF-46176B."

Prematex Anti-Seize on threads.
by Historian
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: Attach HPA Passage To Any New Gun Law
Replies: 3
Views: 2147

Re: Attach HPA Passage To Any New Gun Law

The President is in the process of introducing some (anti-) gun legislation soon. His business philosophy could be encapsulated as ' ... I get some, you get some" . All of us and friends should be contacting the WH and Republican Congresspeople to '...pass the HPA..' with any package. Fair play. Als...
by Historian
Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Silencersmithing Forum
Topic: Imagine This Salesman Showing Up At Our Home
Replies: 2
Views: 1256

Imagine This Salesman Showing Up At Our Home

1950s Salesman station wagon.

How much resistance would some of us
put up in purchasing. :)

<< https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/hmt- ... llsize.jpg >>

And when HPA passes what wondrous experimenting we would do.
by Historian
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: Attach HPA Passage To Any New Gun Law
Replies: 3
Views: 2147

Attach HPA Passage To Any New Gun Law

As President Trump has directed that for any new law in Government 2 must be revoked. Attach passage of HPA to any new gun legislation. If DemonRats and low-testerone Republicans really want to 'strengthen', tho proven ineffective with recent Texas shooter, background checks a sine qua non is attach...
by Historian
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: SWR Shadow 9 needs new spring.
Replies: 1
Views: 459

Re: SWR Shadow 9 needs new spring.

You can measure the spring's coil thickness and also the diameter ( and if you are so inclined measuring the spring-K by putting a one pound weight on it and noting delta of compression in inches ) then search industrial spring catalog's listings. Highly unlikely that SWR rolled their own springs .....
by Historian
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Gun Discussion
Topic: BUG article (back up gun), do you need one?
Replies: 14
Views: 4877

Re: BUG article (back up gun), do you need one?

Wonderful Folks Talking About History of Bowies and
insights that most do not know about.

<< https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpZC0Fs-zjc >>
by Historian
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Gun Discussion
Topic: BUG article (back up gun), do you need one?
Replies: 14
Views: 4877

Re: BUG article (back up gun), do you need one?

Added most interesting information on sharpening a combat knife
by Bill Bagwell, combat instructor and blade smith.

<< https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FqUL6slhtA >>

Next knife?