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  1. tark liked Coyote3855's post in the thread M16 Vs M14.

    I trained with the M14 in basic training, 1969. I liked it enough to acquire an M1A. I also own an AR15. Each has its appropriate...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 11:58 AM
  2. tark replied to the thread M16 Vs M14.

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    Aug 8, 2022 at 11:57 AM
  3. tark replied to the thread Is there a Scheels outdoors/sporting goods store in your neck of the woods?.

    There is one in Iowa City, Iowa. It is 90 miles away from where I live in Illinois. It is worth the trip..

    Aug 8, 2022 at 11:16 AM
  4. tark replied to the thread Evil.

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    Aug 8, 2022 at 11:08 AM
  5. tark replied to the thread 1918 SMLE "Lithgow".

    That is the nicest looking SMLE that I have ever seen Fantastic job. :thumbup:

    Aug 8, 2022 at 10:42 AM
  6. tark liked Speedo66's post in the thread 1873 Winchester progress and range update.

    Or why is the .44-40 called that, when it's actually a .42? Need to take a time machine back and start some truth in advertising.

    Aug 8, 2022 at 10:40 AM
  7. tark replied to the thread Winning the Gun Lottery.

    I have an unfired T-series Hi-Power that was given to me as a gift. Made in 68, never fired after leaving the factory. Can't get a...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 10:34 AM
  8. tark liked Dave DeLaurant's post in the thread Can bolt-action rifles be made any cheaper?.

    When thinking of firearms and costs, I look at the Glock. Not a bolt action rifle, but still a modern firearm. I don't know the...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 11:29 AM
  9. tark replied to the thread Unusual Lee Enfield No.1 MkIII stock.

    THAT, is a prize indeed. thanks for sharing.

    Aug 6, 2022 at 8:58 PM
  10. tark liked JohnB-40's post in the thread Unusual Lee Enfield No.1 MkIII stock.

    As issued in 1945,an unaltered No 5 mk1 rifle.... [ATTACH]

    Enfield No 5 002.JPG Aug 6, 2022 at 8:56 PM
  11. tark liked Dave DeLaurant's post in the thread 1873 Winchester progress and range update.

    My guess would be that it's more likely the hammer than the sear, either due to gunk in the notch or that overhanging bit of metal...

    1873Hammer.jpg Aug 6, 2022 at 6:44 PM
  12. tark liked Speedo66's post in the thread 1873 Winchester progress and range update.

    Actually, .38Spl. did exist in the late 1800’s, the very late 1800’s, it was released in 1898. It was originally a black powder round.

    Aug 6, 2022 at 6:37 PM
  13. tark attached a file to the thread Unusual Lee Enfield No.1 MkIII stock.

    Couldn't find any mention of those notches anywhere in this book.. They are indeed a mystery. BTW, there were a handful of Lee-...

    IMG_8525[1].JPG Aug 6, 2022 at 6:28 PM
  14. tark replied to the thread How are the shooting finances handled at your home?.

    Two exes, never had a joint account with either. They did whatever they wanted with their money and I with mine. Only thing in common...

    Aug 6, 2022 at 6:24 PM
  15. tark liked Insignificant bill's post in the thread How are the shooting finances handled at your home?.

    I spend every cent we have on guns

    Aug 6, 2022 at 6:17 PM
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