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      NJGF's Gun Range & Store Database   05/23/2017

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Bully

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About Bully

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    The Artist formerly known as Topher
  • Birthday 12/20/1968

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    Bergen Cty.
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    Senator Dianne Feinstein,

    I will not register my weapons should this bill be passed, as I do not believe it is the government's right to know what I own. Nor do I think it prudent to tell you what I own so that it may be taken from me by a group of people who enjoy armed protection yet decry me having the same a crime. You ma'am have overstepped a line that is not your domain. I am a Marine Corps Veteran of 8 years, and I will not have some woman who proclaims the evil of an inanimate object, yet carries one, tell me I may not have one.

    I am not your subject. I am the man who keeps you free. I am not your servant. I am the person whom you serve. I am not your peasant. I am the flesh and blood of America.
    I am the man who fought for my country. I am the man who learned. I am an American. You will not tell me that I must register my semi-automatic AR-15 because of the actions of some evil man.

    I will not be disarmed to suit the fear that has been established by the media and your misinformation campaign against the American public.

    We, the people, deserve better than you.

    Respectfully Submitted,
    Joshua Boston
    Cpl, United States Marine Corps
    2004-2012
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    Codger Ridge
  1. The barrel is 27" long. I've got a ways to go before that happens.
  2. I'll take that.
  3. That's what I was in the middle of doing. Then I crashed. I'm going to cut the tenon off and start fresh. I have enough room and want as long a tenon as I can get. Mostly because I want the first one "right" if you know what I mean. Well, then, I'm a piss-poor craftsman. Which is fine as I'm in the learning stages. As stated above, I'll cut this off and start fresh. It's all good from here.
  4. So, for those not in the know... So I tried to chamber my barrel. I made some rookie mistakes and wound up screwing the pooch. I then tried to fix it. I got in a rush and was aggravated and subsequently wound up crashing my spider jig into my machine. My pride and 4 bolts were the only things damaged thankfully. Oddly I wasn't pissed at myself, I was actually chuckling with a friend about it shortly afterwards (he's a 30year tool and die maker and machinist and has blown up 500lbs parts on a grinder). So I went back to square -1 and cut a blank out of 1.250 cold rolled steel and threaded and chambered it to dimension. It came out better than I would have thought. So I now have a different process that I am going to use, I just need to make a couple of parts on the lathe and find some 4gauge scrap solid copper wire and I'll be in business. I'm beyond excited as I feel pretty confident that if I take my time and don't rush, that I'll have a good shooting rifle shortly. I'm hoping to get in the garage and get the parts made this week. If I can, and find the wire, I should be able to chamber the rifle by next weekend. I have a stock set aside already and the glass is waiting in the safe. So this could be a good thing. Thanks for following and I'll post as I go any new developments.
  5. That's a beautiful rifle @capt14k. Mil-surp is not my thing but I can absolutely appreciate the esthetics of the German and Chilean Mausers. The Crest, as some have said, is the cherry on top. I've wanted to build a 7x57 rifle for hunting (even thought I don't gun hunt) on an old Mauser action with a modern barrel. Just seems so cool, mixing old and new. And yes, I know it's been done a million times. But I think it would be a hoot to try. Enjoy.
  6. He is a handsome fella.
  7. No sir. Gre-Tan rifles.
  8. All set up for tomorrow.
  9. I tried to do the cool guy thing, parting off the end of the barrel with the writing. It didn't go so well. The machine is considerably more rigid when the chuck is tight.
  10. Eeeeekkkkk!!!
  11. I'm moving slowly because I'm scared shitless that I'm gonna bang it up. That's the truth.
  12. Thanks....
  13. I’m absolutely blessed to have a good friend that is a machinist and gunsmith that ties stuff around for me pretty quickly. I sent this last week and it showed up today. If anyone is looking for top notch work and is not afraid to shop it off, shoot me a pm for his info. Now that the lug is pinned I have no more excuses. I’m gonna chuck the barrel up in the next few days and get started figuring out how to make this happen. I’m not gonna lie, I’m very nervous. But without jumping in I’ll never realize how sweet it can be.
  14. Good luck.