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  1. paraman1

    What to drink in Finland ?

    I am currently doing a stint in Helsinki Finland and need some help on what to drink and what to stay away from . I have tried Karhu and Sandels beer and both were lacking . Newcastle is available here but 3.09 Euros a bottle is prohibitively expensive for casual drinking . Jack Daniels is 32...
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    Overseas work tax help ?

    Looking for someone who is familiar with the tax laws regarding income earned overseas . I will be traveling to another country and living there for the next 9+ months but having never done this before I am curious what if any of the tax rules for income earned overseas might apply to me .
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    Taking my cell phone to Europe ?

    Need some help figuring out how I can take my cell phone to Finland and still using it while there (obviously I am trying to do this affordably) . Anyone with experience traveling overseas and using your phone there as well as being able to recieve calls from the states ?
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    Coming back from shoulder surgery

    I had shoulder surgery last July and while the shoulder has healed nicely I am struggling to get strength back in it . I have access to a full gym and was wondering what I should be working on to help with strength . I work in construction and have had to really alter my work patterns in order...
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    Sidearms & Scatterguns Carrying Concealed (how do you do it ?)

    I have carried concealed off and on for about 6 years . The biggest problem I have is that when I try and move my Compact 1911 into an IWB holster for the summer my pants fit so tight I can barely breathe and I wind up reverting back to my pocket .22 or don't carry at all . During the winter I...
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    Meesha has left the building

    Well maybe not just yet . I put down her brother 3 years ago on pretty much the same day . Her hips have gotten to the point that she can't get up on her own . She has accidents in the house pretty regularly and occasionally they happen while she lays there in them . She is close to completely...
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    .270 Weatherby Magnum Accuracy Loads ?

    A buddy of mine recently inherited a .270 Weatherby Magnum and since he knew I reloaded asked me if I knew of any good loads to try out . After looking through several of my manuals and a few online resources I haven't really come up with anything that looks like a "Go To" load . If anyone is...
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    Rifle Scopes Targets to test resolution

    We are putting together a scope comparison for the local guys in SW Idaho and I am looking for targets to test resolution . We are hoping to be able to run target out as far as 900 yards but we can post targets as close as 25 yards . Any ideas or input would be great .
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    Member Link Up SW Idaho Scope Comparison

    On August 11th we are going to be hosting a scope comparison at the Parma Rod and Gun Club . The time has yet to be determined but the basic premise is to get a bunch of guys together with everyone bringing their optics to do side by side comparisons . A guy can seriously go broke trying to...
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    Sidearms & Scatterguns Classic 1911 Compact

    Picked this one up recently for a decent price . Its a Springfield compact that rolled out the doors on Sept. 11 1991 . I don't think its been carried or shot much in its 20 year life but that's about to change . Of course the second it showed up I ordered a few aftermarket parts for it and sent...
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    Gauging Interest in 10-22 stock

    OK I posted a while back trying to gauge interest in a stock . The project then went a little different direction but here are the results . It is very similar to the A3-5 except it is made from a laminate . The grip area will not have the quartz imbedded on the final version but since this is...
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    Gauging Interest in 10-22 Stock

    My Pard designed and built this stock a while back and is wondering if there would be any interest in them . It would be made of Laminate wood and the grit texture <span style="font-weight: bold">would not</span> be on the final version . Cost would be in the 275 dollar range .
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    Lothar Walther AR-15 barrels

    Anyone running one ? I have owned a few of the Savage barrels and was very impressed with the fit and finish but was wondering if anyone was running one of their pre-fit AR barrels .
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    What rail or handguard for POF

    Does anyone make a narrower handguard that will fit on a POF upper ? Mine has the Predator 12.0 rail and its a bit wide for my tastes .
  15. paraman1

    Latest Build

    Finally got all the parts to finish this rifle up . *RRA upper and lower *Magpul MIAD Grip , PRS stock and MOE trigger guard *VTAC Handguard *PWS Brake *BAD Lever *Burris Tac30 scope in a Larue SPR mount *2 3/4 lb. custom single stage trigger
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    BUIS for 7.62 AR

    Looking for a BUIS for a flat top 7.62 AR platform . Need a front sight that mounts on a picatinny style Gas Block .
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    COAL in 7.62 Pmags

    Can anyone using the 7.62 Pmags give me a little insight into what the max COAL you can run in them would be ?
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    Maggie’s Brandy Campaign to Prevent Automobile Fatalities

    After a series of high profile, mutli-car accidents, which have caused dozens of fatalities, the environmental group American Council to Ban Automobiles has renamed itself in honor Ashley Brandy, a nine year old girl, killed when the minivan her mother was driving collided at high speed with a...
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    Maggie’s How Gun Rags write an article

    Instruction From The Editor To The Journalist: Frangible Arms just bought a four page color ad in our next issue. They sent us their latest offering, the CQB MK-V Tactical Destroyer. I told Fred to take it out to the range to test. He'll have the data for you tomorrow. Feedback From...
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    Suppressors Finally got all my gear together

    I picked up this pistol quite a while ago but getting the holster, belt and mag pouches put together took over 3 months due to stuff either showing up and not being what I ordered or stuff getting backordered . Para-Ordnance p-16 limited with everything except the frame , slide and barrel...