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    Those little guys are tough. Is it in place,...

    Those little guys are tough.

    Is it in place, yet?

    If not, you'd probably be best to string it sideways and yank the oil plug out of the side and let it dangle for a bit.

    If it is in place,...
  2. Thread: BANG!

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    607771607781 Little "plinking" from the...

    607771607781

    Little "plinking" from the weekend.

    Now, before you decide to criticize, keep in mind that these were shot from an offhand, unsupported position with a handgun weighing in at...
  3. Thread: BANG!

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    Dry fire practice is excellent. Be aware,...

    Dry fire practice is excellent. Be aware, though, that it CAN damage guns in the long term. Not serious damage, mind you, but you'll have to replace a part or two
  4. Thread: BANG!

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    Same here... Well, ALMOST every day.. Some days...

    Same here... Well, ALMOST every day.. Some days I work from before sunup to after sundown, so it's difficult to shoot in the dark.


    I'm about to push the target back past 50 yards, so I'd say...
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    moved to tech to tech discussion

    moved to tech to tech discussion
  6. Please don't post duplicate threads.

    Please don't post duplicate threads.
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    Yep. I've done that a few times. Never...

    Yep.

    I've done that a few times.

    Never worked out well for me in the long run, so I stopped performing "percussive maintenance and service procedures"


    As it was explained to me, there are...
  8. No DIY here. Thread closed

    No DIY here.

    Thread closed
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    https://www.nebotools.com/prod_details.php?id=165...

    https://www.nebotools.com/prod_details.php?id=165

    Love 'em
  10. Thread: SORIT 12

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    Don't know, never bothered to measure it. Been...

    Don't know, never bothered to measure it.

    Been pondering buying a set of larger sized crowsfoot wrenches for the CDS type valves and there may be a size large enough in there for the SORIT nut.
    ...
  11. Since MOST compressors that we deal with are...

    Since MOST compressors that we deal with are vapor cooled, that means that for any liquid to get into the cylinders, it needs to first pass over hot motor windings, I don't worry too much about...
  12. Wow. I don't think I've ever seen a compressor...

    Wow. I don't think I've ever seen a compressor arcing across terminals due to humidity.

    I think I can see where this is going to lead, though.

    High humidity, low compressor motor barrel...
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    I'm getting a "Not sure if serious" vibe here. ...

    I'm getting a "Not sure if serious" vibe here.

    Dumping liquid refrigerant is a great way to freeze that moisture and make it even more difficult to remove.
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    Removed pricing in posts per site rules
  15. Thread: AK 900 fail

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    Call them this morning. One of the two will...

    Call them this morning.

    One of the two will answer and get you straightened out.
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    moved to tech to tech residential

    moved to tech to tech residential
  17. I don't think that there are too many self...

    I don't think that there are too many self defense calibers with no potential for over penetration.

    Even the venerable .45 ACP will blow through a human body under the right circumstances.

    It...
  18. OoooooK, then. Not sure if sarcasm or serious....

    OoooooK, then.

    Not sure if sarcasm or serious.


    Do what you will, I just hope that you either practice adequately with the gun or, as I suggested in another of your topics, you keep it well...
  19. I'm gonna be a jerk, so be forewarned. Have...

    I'm gonna be a jerk, so be forewarned.

    Have you shot the Glock? Are you comfortable with the handgun? Can you shoot it well?

    If, and only IF you can answer all three questions in the...
  20. Thread: Anemometer

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    No. The Kestrel unit has an average feature. ...

    No.

    The Kestrel unit has an average feature.

    I just do a traverse then plug my average into my formulas.
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    Hmmm. Now the idea of using denatured alcohol...

    Hmmm. Now the idea of using denatured alcohol to aid in dehydration is an interesting one.

    I'd be dumping the oil before restart anyway, so contamination is the least of my worries, really.

    ...
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    In a case where it may be necessary at some point...

    In a case where it may be necessary at some point in the future to easily remove those caps to clear something out of the inside of the lines, gluing them just makes things difficult.

    I wouldn't...
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    Removed pricing per site rules
  24. Thread: Dry coolers

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    Since it was in AOP, I kind of assumed that he...

    Since it was in AOP, I kind of assumed that he wasn't using proper terminology.

    I'll take myself to the woodshed, now.

    :bhave:
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    Certainly seems more economical to purchase a...

    Certainly seems more economical to purchase a pump capable of deep vacuum...
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    :yes: :yes: :yes:

    :yes:

    :yes:

    :yes:
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    Right. Doesn't have to be nitrogen to do this....

    Right. Doesn't have to be nitrogen to do this.

    Just a dry gas. Any dry gas will work.
  28. Thread: Dry coolers

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    Dry coolers depend on humidity, or rather the...

    Dry coolers depend on humidity, or rather the lack of it to work very well.

    They work rather well in dry climates.
  29. Moved to AOP Sent from my SM-T210R using...

    Moved to AOP

    Sent from my SM-T210R using Tapatalk
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    I was actually poking fun at another "myth"...

    I was actually poking fun at another "myth" floating around that nitrogen doesn't change pressure with temp.

    I know about the pressure change cooling effect, even though I can't recall the name of...
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    It didn't remove the moisture in the sense of...

    It didn't remove the moisture in the sense of absorbing or adsorbing the water and carrying it away.

    It just pushed the water along without adding any more moisture.

    There is no property of...
  32. That is, IMO, a pretty accurate assessment. No...

    That is, IMO, a pretty accurate assessment.

    No concealable, carryable handgun is going to be 100% effective. Handguns are a compromise between carryability, concealability and power.

    I...
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    I don't think its a worm, either. Just squishy...

    I don't think its a worm, either.

    Just squishy slime

    Sent from my SM-T210R using Tapatalk
  34. I really don't think so. Some whackadoodles...

    I really don't think so.

    Some whackadoodles will wear body armour, but i think it has more to do with a misunderstanding of how body armour works.

    It doesn't make bullets "bounce" off. A hit...
  35. Thread: AK 900 fail

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    Yeah, sounds like a transducer. 5 minute swap...

    Yeah, sounds like a transducer.

    5 minute swap out

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    Yeah, that must be it. Maybe I should use...

    Yeah, that must be it.

    Maybe I should use CO2...
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    The pressure didn't change so, no, it didn't.

    The pressure didn't change so, no, it didn't.
  38. http://www.buckeyefirearms.org/alternate-look-hand...

    http://www.buckeyefirearms.org/alternate-look-handgun-stopping-power

    Here's an interesting read.

    It does leave out some contenders in the initial charts, though, where all the data is well laid...
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    I explained in my first post how and why nitrogen...

    I explained in my first post how and why nitrogen sweeps work.

    They do work, just not in the way that most people think that they do.

    I also didn't call nitrogen sweeps silly. I said that...
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    Yeah, I've read that sort of silliness, too. I...

    Yeah, I've read that sort of silliness, too.

    I was mostly using your post to illustrate that sort of strange thinking.

    Kind of like trying to dry off by standing under the shower.
  41. ^This^ You can miss all day and not kill...

    ^This^

    You can miss all day and not kill anyone.

    You take a round in the arm and it might slow you down, but it won't "stop" you.


    This is a complicated and in depth topic that really...
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    I am very puzzled by this statement and what I...

    I am very puzzled by this statement and what I think I understand as the concept behind it.

    First off, Nitrogen IS a non condensible. So, how is it that we can remove a non condensible by adding...
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    I have heard bad things about the RIP ammunition...

    I have heard bad things about the RIP ammunition and it doing nasty things to the insides of guns.

    I'm also not entirely sure that the concept is a sound one. Seems like something that will...
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    Toss it in the scrap heap and go buy a new one. ...

    Toss it in the scrap heap and go buy a new one.

    It's cheaper that way.

    Maybe find a local tech school to donate it to. I know that, as a young and aspiring tech, I was always looking for...
  45. Iffin ya ain't man enough to lug the jug, get you...

    Iffin ya ain't man enough to lug the jug, get you a long hose.

    Even a girl can carry a 50' hose.

    :angel: :angel: :whistle:

    They also make smaller Co2 cylinders than the "standard" 20...
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    PLease take a minute and read the details. ...

    PLease take a minute and read the details.

    While the agents were armed with revolvers chambered in .357 magnum, they were shooting .38 Special ammo. Even +P .38 ammo almost rises to the level of...
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    dirty coils?

    dirty coils?
  48. How much money ya got? Someone will surely be...

    How much money ya got?

    Someone will surely be able to sort something out for you.

    Myself, I'd be more concerned about an extended power interruption than an extended fuel supply outage.

    Of...
  49. OK, so uniweld doesn't recommend it. Several...

    OK, so uniweld doesn't recommend it.

    Several actual component manufacturers do.


    Also, to Uniweld's point about carbonic acid. Once the moisture is gone, the acid is gone as well, so a...
  50. This thread belongs in Tech to tech residential....

    This thread belongs in Tech to tech residential.

    Moved it.
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