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  1. Thread: In My Tool Box

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    When first I saw your post I found it hard to...

    When first I saw your post I found it hard to reply, but the outcome was the best thing that could happen.......it went to the right person.

    Mort
  2. Thread: In My Tool Box

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    In My Tool Box

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    This protractor was passed on to me at the shipyard. I had little use for it, but hung on it because of the transfer of ownership and date. The war had been over for 20 years and...
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    I asked my son to be a credit to society,...

    I asked my son to be a credit to society, whatever path that was. I'm not sure that would be good advice today.

    Mort
  4. Thread: Merry CHRISTmas

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    Wish everyone the best in the New Year! I bet...

    Wish everyone the best in the New Year! I bet Doug will find his 250-3000 before this time next year.

    Mort
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    Al, real nice photos. I use to have my...

    Al, real nice photos.

    I use to have my grandkids help in the loading room and they learned the whole process. I let them take a whiff of Hoppe's #9 bore cleaner as it is a smell you won't forget....
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    Nice groups...bet you hang on to this one. Mort

    Nice groups...bet you hang on to this one.

    Mort
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    Nice find Al. Now tell us how it shoots. Enjoy...

    Nice find Al. Now tell us how it shoots.
    Enjoy the Holiday.

    Mort
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    Thanks Tim I went online and learned something...

    Thanks Tim
    I went online and learned something about Whitworth threads......now I can sleep at night.
    The mystery wrench is history.

    Mort
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    David,You are correct. It is a 1/2 x 9/16 wrench...

    David,You are correct. It is a 1/2 x 9/16 wrench so why doesn't it just say that? The only reference to an actual nut size is 1/4 on the 1/2 end of the wrench.
    I'm sure this tool had a specific...
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    Guess Your Nut Size

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    This recently cleaned-up wrench which belonged to my father has some interesting characteristics. One side reads, The Billings and Spencer Co, Hartford Conn. USA, and the bottom...
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    Al It can get pretty cold here too but more are...

    Al
    It can get pretty cold here too but more are coming than going. If I ever get back to Minnesota again I would like to stop for a short visit.

    Mort
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    Doug My dad's hunting rifle was a FN Mauser...

    Doug
    My dad's hunting rifle was a FN Mauser 30-06. It had a small 2.5 power scope on it that I replaced with a Weaver K4. He liked that much better. I don't remember if the scope I replaced was a...
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    Moore Scraping Method

    When I was working at the shipyard, I was taught how to scrape by a tall slim good old boy from Texas. He was easy to get along with and had a lot of patience.
    We were doing high-pressure steam...
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    Al, Just so you know, the guy is also an expert...

    Al, Just so you know, the guy is also an expert when it comes to your choice of beer.

    Mort
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    Al has a shooter.....real pretty too! Mort

    Al has a shooter.....real pretty too!


    Mort
  16. Thread: Aussies and USA

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    Had the pleasure of meeting your navy and some...

    Had the pleasure of meeting your navy and some New Zealand personal in the Philippines ( Subic Bay ) around 1960-61. I shared a few beers with some really good company

    Mort
  17. The linkage looks very nice,...

    The linkage looks very nice, clean...professional.

    Mort
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    Handloader Magazine has a nice article on the 220...

    Handloader Magazine has a nice article on the 220 Swift and some load data......but no N540.

    Mort
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    Sorry about the bum information. I haven't found...

    Sorry about the bum information. I haven't found anything that doesn't require a backorder, and even more so if you specify Winchester. There were some
    used cases that sold on Gun Broker last...
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    Sorry about that. Will check around and see...

    Sorry about that. Will check around and see what's available....keeps me out of trouble.

    Mort
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    You can find Winchester brass for your 220 Swift...

    You can find Winchester brass for your 220 Swift @ 0pticsplanet.

    Mort
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    Just make sure it's uniform before you shoot it....

    Just make sure it's uniform before you shoot it.

    Mort
  23. Al, That is so cool! A 4 speed no less! I'm sure...

    Al, That is so cool! A 4 speed no less! I'm sure it would have been a record holder in C or D/Gas back in the day. Would love to see it run.

    Many thanks

    Mort
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    Very interesting...enjoyed the video. Mort

    Very interesting...enjoyed the video.

    Mort
  25. Al Never heard anything more about the little...

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    Never heard anything more about the little 283 screamer.

    Mort
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