Firearms

Vintage firearms, adding better sights to existing weapons, building working firearms and scratch-building projects

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Machine Tools / Welding

My ‘Man Cave’ is my garage. I put together a small machine shop consisting of a Lathe and a Milling Machine along with TIG, MIG and O/A welders. I design and build all kinds of stuff out there. Check out some of the projects I’m working on.

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RV PROJECTS

RV Toy Hauler Projects, Travel Trailers, Camping Trailer, Dodge Diesel, RV WiFi, RV Cellular

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Reloading / Motorcycle / Storage Trailer

This isn’t quite an expedition trailer project….But I guess it depends on one definition of “Expedition”…. I shoot a sport call “Cowboy Action Shooting”…..Grown folks dress up in 1800 period correct clothing and using 1800 firearms or reproductions compete in timed matches for speed and accuracy. There are matches all over the country and this

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Brass Annealing Machine

  an·neal əˈnēl/ verb  heat (metal or glass) and allow it to cool slowly, in order to remove internal stresses. Go Straight To The Video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G651TiaThJo or here: http://public.fotki.com/Rbertalotto/gunsmithing-reloading/annealing-machine/annealing-img-0852.html Brass is an interesting alloy. It is perfect for use in firearms cartridges because it  expands easily upon firing to seal the breach of the firearm

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A Couple Reloading Sites I Think You’ll Like

I’ve been reloading Metallic Cartridges for over 40 years. The best thing that ever happened to this hobby was the internet. I can remember when a bunch of folks from all over the country used to get on our Radio Shack “WebTV” devices every night and share stories and information. Now there are thousands of

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How NOT to throw your lathe chuck key through your Porsche windshield!

Like many of you Home Shop Machinists, shop space is at a premium. My shop is located in my garage where I also store a few motorcycles and my  vintage sports car. A big fear I have is one day turning on the lathe accidentally with the chuck key still in the chuck, and flinging it across the

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