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Pat Riot, SASS #13748

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About Pat Riot, SASS #13748

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  • Birthday 01/25/1961

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    Molalla, OR
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    Cowboy Action Shooting & reloading, Smith & Wesson revolvers, Motorcycling

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  1. Interesting Request From My Daughter

    Go for it. Spend some quality time with your daughter and her friends. She’s probably been bragging about you. Don’t pawn her off on someone else.
  2. Sweden has rednecks too!

    Yes, Rednecks are everywhere. Hillbillies too. Same thing except a little different. Rednecks usually have more money...which means more beer...which makes them more entertaining.
  3. Brownells VS Gun Parts Corp

    One thing that this little exercise of mine has shown me is it might be time to look at all my guns and gather parts I suspect might not be available at some point. A good example of this is my beloved Winchester 94. Granted, it’s not a fast gun but I love to shoot it on occasion. Finding links and carriers is getting harder. I am sure this will be the case with Marlins sooner rather than later.
  4. Brownells VS Gun Parts Corp

    HK, I write as I think. If I am writing and something pops into my head I often write it too...by the way, just for kicks, look up “irregardless”. Point made.
  5. Pretty Picture

    Nice Shot. Thanks.
  6. No Marlin For Me

    Remington is not going under. They are restructuring but will remain in business during their bankruptcy filing. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/gun-maker-remington-file-bankruptcy-protection-article-1.3872960 They laid off 122 employees at the Illion NY plant that makes the Marlins. There are still 1000 employees at that plant and overall they still employ around 3500. http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2017/03/10/122-layoffs-remington-ilion/
  7. Brownells VS Gun Parts Corp

    Very good point. I have called all three, Brownells, Midway and Numrich and they all provide a good service but Brownells has been of more assistance with technical issues.
  8. Brownells VS Gun Parts Corp

    Dirty guns lead to all sorts of other bad habits... Like, for instance, your serious lack of buying drinks for yer Pards in the Saloon! I am going to the indoor range now to shoot my .22 model 17 and my Remington R51 then I am going to come home and clean them... I’ll let you know if your advice on Flitz Metal Polish on .22 chambers worked out for me. If it does I will buy YOUR drinks in the Saloon today.
  9. Brownells VS Gun Parts Corp

    It’s a good stress reliever...like reloading. Besides, I was trained and obey the lessons of my father, his friends and the United States Navy. And besides that... I just can’t help myself.
  10. Another one bites the dust....

    Check this out: http://www.nndb.com/company/606/000053447/
  11. More proof that a dog is man's best friend...

    That's great! Here's more...with cats too
  12. Mixed Messages

    I'm not...She probably votes and may procreate...
  13. Cell phone use in the Old West?

  14. Too much practice.

    I hear reloading can be very relaxing when one is stressed...
  15. Brownells VS Gun Parts Corp

    THIS IS JUST FOR INFORMATION No slam against GPC or their products. I am just posting this for information only so folks know about parts packaging and being careful about identifying ahead of time if ordering many parts at the same time. Normally I buy the majority of my gun parts from Brownells or Midway. Depending on the part AND (big "and" here) How easy it is to find on their website. Brownells is better in some regards Midway in others. I usually don't buy parts from Numrich Gun Parts Corp unless I just can't find it anywhere else and normally I am not buying a bunch of different parts. Recently I was cleaning my S&W model 60 Pro and managed to drop the little center pin spring and lord knows where it bounced to. I went online to look for another and found that Brownells had the spring so I put in in the shopping cart. I then noticed that there were a lot of S&W revolver springs that were not available and not backorderable (is that even a word?). This kind of put me in a little panic mode so I began searching elsewhere for other springs that I didn't even need but wanted to have on hand in case springs for S&W revolvers became scarce or non-existent. Between Brownells and Gun Parts Corp I found nearly all the springs I thought I might need someday should I ever lose or break an S&W revolver spring. Side note: Brownells had nearly every spring I needed for my J frame revolvers and GPC had nearly every spring for my K frame revolvers but Brownells did have some K and N frame springs GPC didn't. This ordering process took me quite a while. Problem is there are different springs for different models within frame sizes. For example the center pin, bolt plunger, locking bolt and sear springs for a model 17 are different from a model 10 or 19. So the Brownells packaging lists the part number and part name on each spring. Gun Parts Corp DOES NOT. So if you are ordering many parts for many guns be careful on how you track these parts BEFOREHAND if ordering from GPC. Luckily I wrote all these parts and what they are for in my log book but even still there may come a time when I have to determine which spring is the right spring at the time when I may need it. Another thing I found was Brownells prices per part were better than GPC and they were packaged with a part number and a part name on each individual packet. Also, another side note. Many springs that will fit a K frame revolver will fit L and N frame revolvers as well. I attached some photos to demonstrate. These are just a sampling of the springs I ordered. You can see how the GPC order might cause me some trepidation later on. The ironic