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    Sanity check: getting OUT of reloading

    Probably an odd topic, but one I have been wracking my brain on the past few weeks... Usually you read "getting into" reloading types of posts, but I am contemplating the opposite. I have no time to shoot, havent for the past year(got married and all that goes into that), dont see shooting...
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    home exterior door security

    Been trying to think through exterior door security on the new house my wife and I are building. I have 3 doors I am thinking through: front, rear patio, garage. The garage isnt REALLY an exterior door, but the garage will have a window in it. I was thinking I wanted to swap the dead bolts...
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    New house build: ideas and advice

    My wife and I(more me than her) have been in the planning stages of building a new home since June or so. We are finally contracting on a house this week. Looking for any tips or advice on stuff I should include, things you did and are glad you did, things you did and regret doing, etc... I...
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    Southern Utah National Park trip advice

    Looking at doing a ~14 day trip through Southern Utah with my fiance as our honeymoon in September. She wants to camp. Im good with it, although planning at least a few nights in cabins. We are interested in hiking, but not really hard core, just day hiking. I havent researched the various...
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    Gunsmithing smith for batch of 300BLK ar barrels

    I have had a few of my customers asking me for recommendations for higher end 300blk barrels. I am in contact with Bartlein and Krieger so far, but have a few others I am thinking on to see if they can provide blanks for me if Krieger or Bartlein cant provide the blanks I am looking for(7...
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    PTG M5 DBM: .223 vs. .308

    I am building a low cost 300BLK Rem 700. I want to run DBM. I believe I am going with a cheap Boyds Tacticool stock that is already inlet for the M5 DBM(I know it will probably need a little work, but to have the basic inlet already cut is a huge +). I believe I have decided on the PTG M5...
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    Inexpensive stock options similar to Manners T2

    I am in the planning/research phase to build up a 16.5" 300BLK Rem 700 I just picked up on sale at Walmart. This gun will shoot mostly subsonics and be a range toy/demo gun so I wouldnt consider it hard use. It may see a couple of days of hunting, but our gun season for deer in Missouri is so...
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    Suppressors Cleaning QD mounts

    Ive got an AAC 762SDN-6 and about 5 mounts. 2 of my mounts are FILTHY to the point the can is almost impossible to remove if I dont do it while its smoking hot(which as you can imagine is "fun"). TONS of carbon build up. My worst offender is my 9" 300BLK followed by my 10.5" 5.56. I have...
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    Hunting & Fishing General Purpose Fishing Rod and Reel

    I have fished my whole life off and on, never with good gear. My last rod and reel setup was bought at least 10 years ago if not 15. Ive recently gotten back into fishing with a buddy so I went out to my old mans to get all my stuff that he has had in his RV the past 3-4 years. It was...
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    "Cheap" primers

    I am getting ready to do a large order of primers to stock up for what should hold me for the rest of the year. These will mostly be for blasting ammo. Im looking at Magtech, Tula, and S&B all around the $105-110 per 5k. These would be small rifle, small pistol, and large pistol. I can...
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    JP silent capture spring "tuning" springs

    All the parts sans barrel will be here today for my SPRish build. I got a JP silent capture spring, low mass carrier and will be running a Syrac adjustable gas block to tune it all. Barrel will be 18" rifle gas. Before I start tuning the gas block would it be beneficial to pick up one of...
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    RCBS 1010/Omega Auto Trickler vs. RCBS Chargemaster

    I currently am running an RCBS Chargemaster. I really like it overall. I havent had issues with over throws after I got it tuned up for the various powders I run. Its easy, its neat to push a button and have it do all the work. Its still SLOW. I recently ran across a video of a guy...
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    Service Rifle vs. SPR profile

    In my never ending quest to eventually build a precision .223 AR I am once again looking at barrels(I actually have money right now). I would like to have a Bartlein as I know they shoot lights out. There are several others in the running as well(Douglas, WOA, Rainier Ultra Match, Krieger...
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    CZ455 DIP 25 MOA rail install?

    Finally home after 2 weeks away and went to install the DIP 25 MOA extended rail on my CZ455. 19017 was the part number I ordered. Is this normal to have ~1/4" of dovetail showing at the back of the rail/receiver? All the pictures I see dont look like this. Rail is installed...
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    CZ455 scope: Leupold Mark AR 3-9 TMR vs. 4-12 Mil-Dot

    I cant decide between these two scopes. I have looked at a TON of stuff and the Leupold Mark AR series comes in with what I am looking for(mil reticles with mil turrets) with good glass and good price. BUT I cant decide between these two: 3-9 TMR has better reticle IMO than simple mil-dot...
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    Gunsmithing Drill press recomendation

    Looking to add a drill press to the shop. Will be using it for gas block dimpling, gas block pinning, muzzle device pinning and maybe one or two other things. I have never owned a drill press and I see prices of them ALL over the place. Was looking at a Grizzly 7945 and adding a G8750...
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    Training Courses Practical Firearms Training Pistol 1, 2 and night shoot, St. Louis, MO April 26-27 2014

    I am bringing Pat Goodale and Practical Firearms Training to St. Louis, MO in April of 2014. Practical Firearms Training - Pat Goodale Instructors will be: Pat Goodale Rob Tackett Wayne Fisher The class will be a mix of their Pistol 1 and 2 along with a night shoot Saturday night...
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    Neck Expanding Mandrel Dies

    I am looking at getting a tool head setup on my 1050 for processing 5.56 brass. I am going to obviously trim with a Dillon RT1200, which tends to have very tight neck tolerances and thus requires an expander be run through the brass after trimming. The trimmer die is a full length die so I...
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    Smith to spin up a Barlein AR15 barrel

    Like the title says, looking for somebody who can spin me up a Bartlein blank into an SPR barrel for an AR. Got somebody with their heart set on using a Barltein for build, but I am coming up empty as far as a good smith who can do it and not take 6 months.
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    soil cement

    Anybody on here ever messed with doing soil cement? The premise I guess is you take quickrete and you till it into your soil while you are wetting it down, then you roll it. Its supposed to harden pretty damn hard(not as hard as straight concrete) and still look like dirt. We are building...