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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #80 on: September 01, 2014, 01:42:07 AM »
Also been hard at it making some more AGW 16.5g thru 18.1-grain Airgun Ammo!



Only 1-month away! ;D

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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #81 on: September 01, 2014, 01:59:23 PM »
Don't forget to bring BOTTLES for the Big Blast Target Inflator. Cola bottles, water bottles bring 'em all...
Make the place sound like a war zone!!

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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #82 on: September 02, 2014, 03:53:33 PM »
Wish I lived closer!

BZ

Dan,

It is far enough out that you can plan ahead, plane tickets are cheap...

LOL! I would drive Brother.

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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #83 on: September 02, 2014, 09:42:52 PM »
So far, it looks like I'll be able to make it.  ;D  I don't have a lot of targets, but what I do have will be brought and I am taking hillbilly's advice and saving bottles.  I'm really stoked about this. 

If anybody has any extra .45 pellets laying around, I wouldn't be adverse to a little wheeling and dealing.....    8) ;)

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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #84 on: September 02, 2014, 09:47:26 PM »
So far, it looks like I'll be able to make it.  ;D  I don't have a lot of targets, but what I do have will be brought and I am taking hillbilly's advice and saving bottles.  I'm really stoked about this. 

If anybody has any extra .45 pellets laying around, I wouldn't be adverse to a little wheeling and dealing.....    8) ;)

That's awesome!

Look forward to seeing you there!

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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #85 on: September 03, 2014, 08:09:45 AM »
So far, it looks like I'll be able to make it.  ;D  I don't have a lot of targets, but what I do have will be brought and I am taking hillbilly's advice and saving bottles.  I'm really stoked about this. 

If anybody has any extra .45 pellets laying around, I wouldn't be adverse to a little wheeling and dealing.....    8) ;)

That's Great....

I don't have any pellets that size but I do have some black powder molds in .45, what is the exact diameter you are looking for?
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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #86 on: September 03, 2014, 05:25:33 PM »
Oletomcat
The ones i got are made by air venturi and they mic out at approx. Length- .484 and Diameter- .454 with an average weight of 159grs.  They are labeled to weigh 166gr, but they missed it.  These are the only ones I have to play with right now.  I did manage to put 12rds downrange to get it on paper at 42yds, but haven't done much else with it to see what it prefers.  It's an hour to the shooting range and then I have to share with the powder burners who seem to get a little miffed that I'm there.

The magazine will only accept pellets less than .600 in length and the weight limit is around 200gr.

I'm hoping you guys can help me figure out a good setup for this monster..  ::)

If you have sometthing you want to try, I'm up for it.

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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #87 on: September 03, 2014, 06:46:16 PM »
Oletomcat
The ones i got are made by air venturi and they mic out at approx. Length- .484 and Diameter- .454 with an average weight of 159grs.  They are labeled to weigh 166gr, but they missed it.  These are the only ones I have to play with right now.  I did manage to put 12rds downrange to get it on paper at 42yds, but haven't done much else with it to see what it prefers.  It's an hour to the shooting range and then I have to share with the powder burners who seem to get a little miffed that I'm there.

The magazine will only accept pellets less than .600 in length and the weight limit is around 200gr.

I'm hoping you guys can help me figure out a good setup for this monster..  ::)

If you have sometthing you want to try, I'm up for it.

I have a two cavity mold round and conical for the .45, but iI don't remember the size and weight.  I will find the mold and cast a few this weekend to measure.
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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #88 on: September 04, 2014, 12:34:31 AM »
Man,

that's going to be pretty awesome seeing that Evanix Tactical .45 up-close!

Can't wait!

I actually know of a few airguns that will be new this time around that will be awesome to check-out!

Looking very forward to the Event! :D

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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #89 on: September 04, 2014, 09:55:35 PM »
Hey Al,

In that box of goodies I sent are some water caps with Bigger Blast 3-liter valves installed in them. I punched the holes to exactly 7/32" because that's the size treefork to me to make but I did have problems with the inflation needle pushing the valve out of the cap. Treefork has posted a How To video and now I can see the difference. The punch he used is a 7/32" but the hole you get is undersized in soft material. Off I go to Walmart tomorrow for more water bottles and I'll send you some replacement caps.

It's good that you gave us a lengthy notice on this fun shoot!

And by the way I usually have these valves listed on ebay as:
Big Blast Target Inflator - BIGGER Blast for 3-liter bottles
but I've run out and it will be a week or so before more come in.

Check out the video and you'll know everything about using these cheap little valves in water bottle caps.


Bigger Blast Target Inflators-How to :


Have a BLAST!!
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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #90 on: September 04, 2014, 10:22:53 PM »
Hey Al,

In that box of goodies I sent are some water caps with Bigger Blast 3-liter valves installed in them. I punched the holes to exactly 7/32" because that's the size treefork to me to make but I did have problems with the inflation needle pushing the valve out of the cap. Treefork has posted a How To video and now I can see the difference. The punch he used is a 7/32" but the hole you get is undersized in soft material. Off I go to Walmart tomorrow for more water bottles and I'll send you some replacement caps.

It's good that you gave us a lengthy notice on this fun shoot!

And by the way I usually have these valves listed on ebay as:
Big Blast Target Inflator - BIGGER Blast for 3-liter bottles
but I've run out and it will be a week or so before more come in.

Check out the video and you'll know everything about using these cheap little valves in water bottle caps.


Bigger Blast Target Inflators-How to :


Have a BLAST!!
Charlie

Charlie,

We really appreciate all the trouble you are going through to help us to have a "BIG-BLAST" at the Fun-Shoot Event...Lol!:)

Seriously, it is all very appreciated and I look forward, as I'm sure everyone else is that will be attending...to putting your Kits to great use!

Not sure if you've noticed yet, but not only will we have the "BIG NASTY" (HATSAN BT65 .25 CAL) there this time, but there will also be a Evanix Tactical .45! Imagine a .45 round smacking into one of those BIGGER BLAST pressurized bottles! Will be awesome! ;D

Respectfully,

Al.

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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #91 on: September 04, 2014, 11:18:54 PM »
OOPS! Just been talking to treefork and he says the punch he used is 5/32 not 7/32. Sorry my hearing is real bad and youtube's closed captioning is too.
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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #92 on: September 04, 2014, 11:37:02 PM »
OOPS! Just been talking to treefork and he says the punch he used is 5/32 not 7/32. Sorry my hearing is real bad and youtube's closed captioning is too.

No problem Charlie, I know you'll get it right! :D

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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #93 on: September 04, 2014, 11:44:13 PM »
And now the rest of the story...  Treefork's video doesn't show him installing a valve in that tiny little hole, so how does he do it?
'Get it started and pull it thru with my teeth'
If you are like me you'll use needle nose pliers to make sure your teeth don't end up on the workbench!
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« Reply #94 on: September 05, 2014, 12:16:26 AM »
And now the rest of the story...  Treefork's video doesn't show him installing a valve in that tiny little hole, so how does he do it?
'Get it started and pull it thru with my teeth'
If you are like me you'll use needle nose pliers to make sure your teeth don't end up on the workbench!

Lol, needle-nose would suit me just fine!
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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #95 on: September 05, 2014, 07:29:31 PM »
I found an easy way to get the spoons onto the all thread!

I just drill a hole in the top of the spoons, give the spoons a twist and slide onto the all-thread! ;D

I keep the spoons in place/spaced by way of 2 nuts and then add a washer on each side of the spoons to help insure a smoother spin.

Pretty cool, huh? ;D

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« Reply #96 on: September 05, 2014, 08:41:49 PM »
Looking good...
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« Reply #97 on: September 05, 2014, 08:52:56 PM »
Looking good...

Thanks Al!

I now realize that I will not be able to use the nuts if I want Tim to be able to replace the spoons easily.

I will use dense rubber spacers/tubing and the washers instead. Will just have to slide the tunes and old spoons off when wanting to replace them.

The only nuts will be the two wing-nuts that hold the all-thread to the base or the stand/s.

So, will have to finish tomorrow.

Thanks again,

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p.s. It will have a total of 9 spoons on it!
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« Reply #98 on: September 05, 2014, 08:57:27 PM »
Looking good...

Thanks Al!

I now realize that I will not be able to use the nuts if I want Tim to be able to replace the spoons easily.

I will use dense rubber spacers/tubing and the washers instead. Will just have to slide the tunes and old spoons off when wanting to replace them.

The only nuts will be the two wing-nuts that hold the all-thread to the base or the stand/s.

So, will have to finish tomorrow.

Thanks again,

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p.s. It will have a total of 9 spoons on it!

I still like the idea of bending the spoon handles around the threaded Rod, you can use lock nuts and washers that way and know they won't wonder around on you....
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Re: ALS' LOW COUNTRY FUN-SHOOT EVENT!
« Reply #99 on: September 05, 2014, 09:00:55 PM »
"I still like the idea of bending the spoon handles around the threaded Rod, you can use lock nuts and washers that way and know they won't wonder around on you...."


Would too have much rather done it that way, but the spoons are very hard to bend around the all-thread or even to bend a loop into without the loops being huge or the spoons breaking.

I will just bring the spoons with me when we come-up Friday the 3rd and see what we can come-up with.

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