johnsonlmg41

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  1. The presamples are coming out in desperation OR

    I have a guy looking for a 1928a1 thompson but guys have been wanting close to transferable money so he's sitting tight. He's looking for others as well, but again high pricing.
  2. Knob Creek April 2020 Show / Shoot

    I had no idea how far the communists and democrats (but I repeat myself) would go to get rid of Trump. Players will be paid out later this week in the "stimulus package"......as it was pre-written last fall. Update 3/20: Now clearly a hoax since there is no outcry over traditional influenza numbers and when government is closing beaches and barbershops, it's nothing more than a power and cash grab. https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/coronavirus-disease-2019-vs-the-flu Read the numbers and draw your own conclusions, but I see a trillion dollar hoax and a lot of insider trading. Government is here to fix all the problems they just artificially created from a below average strain of flu whose numbers are actually minuscule, counting on Americans not being able to do math. So far it's working. Phase II in a few weeks they will come out and say as a result of government's hard work, the numbers were greatly reduced by our actions (and payments to our big donors with a trickle to the little people) when in reality the numbers never were there in the first place. All the while ignoring normal strains of flu that have occurred forever with much higher mortality rates.
  3. Knob Creek April 2020 Show / Shoot

    It's on for several reasons, mainly because it's outside. If people are afraid to go outside we have an insanity problem. If you are old and feel threatened by the flu don't go, it's as easy as that. Last time I was there 6' spacing was no problem since crowds were pretty light. This is a private event on private property, if the government steps and doesn't allow it, the virus is the least of our problems. The pussification of the country is both fascinating and terrorizing at the same time. If the commies decide to invade and they come ashore with runny noses and sneezing will everyone run to a store, buy TP, and then lock themselves inside their filthy apartments and surrender by email?
  4. Is a c&r license worth the headaches?

    It made sense for me to have both when I was transferring a lot of C+R DD's that I could not do on a 01/03, or if you are keeping a bunch of C+R guns personally vs. putting them on an 01/03 and dragging them out for audits all the time. At some point when atf is relieved of it's duties performing transfers, it goes to someone else competent (like treasury where it's actually legal), and form 4 transfers go to 3-4 weeks as they should be it will make sense again. Of course in a few short years all MG's will be C+R, more guys will pick up the license.
  5. Russian 1910 Snowcap Maxim

    It is still C+R IMO since the "plate" is the firearm by atf definition and is over 50 years old (as I'm sure the registration forms would prove) Configuration appears nowhere in atf's current published regulations cut and pasted as of today. Additionally it clearly meets 3.C. Curios or relics. Firearms which are of special interest to collectors by reason of some quality other than is associated with firearms intended for sporting use or as offensive or defensive weapons. To be recognized as curios or relics, firearms must fall within one of the following categories: a. Firearms which were manufactured at least 50 years prior to the current date, but not including replicas thereof; b. Firearms which are certified by the curator of a municipal, State, or Federal museum which exhibits firearms to be curios or relics of museum interest; and c. Any other firearms which derive a substantial part of their monetary value from the fact that they are novel, rare, bizarre, or because of their association with some historical figure, period, or event. Proof of qualification of a particular firearm under this category may be established by evidence of present value and evidence that like firearms are not available except as collector's items, or that the value of like firearms available in ordinary commercial channels is substantially less. The market for early heavy MG's has fallen the way of Model T collections and is never coming back based on general suppy/demand curves. There is literally tons of money in the current MG marketplace, but no interest. Proportionally, the heavier and older it is, the bigger the discount. 08/15's are now close in value to MG08's, at one time MG08's were at least 4x more money, now they are just simply 4x heavier. HTH
  6. KJS TACTICAL ARMS. anybody know them?

    Check with the librarian about some screen cleaner, the post is from 2016 and the OP has not been back since then. LOL
  7. WTS M60 E3-E6 Commando Barrels 1200.00-1800.00

    What's funny is you fools responded to an ad that is over 3 years old from a poster who hasn't visited here in about the same time frame.
  8. Reising Question

    So the mags range Opening at the back on originals .450 on two and .456 on two more (inside) Christy .450 on 3 checked Opening at the front 1/4" back .523,.527, .541,.530 Christy .540,.536, .536 Mag catch hole (from the top of the mag to the top of the hole) 2.62, 2.63, 2.64, 2.64 Christy 2.65, 2.65, 2.65 The Christy mags are NIW. The original 20's are like new with minimal insertion marks on the spine and 98%+ blue left on the tip of the followers. Of all these mags checked I have never actually fired from any of these and I have a bunch more I use in the guns that have more wear on them, so I can't say for sure any of these actually do function. HTH
  9. Reising Question

    Or it could be Mike's boss doesn't want him taking pictures of his stuff and posting them on the net? He seemed to be a pretty low key guy when I met him. Christie sold out to Keystone and are producing the mags currently. I have some Christy mags (last of them), but haven't bought any from keystone yet, but the rumor was they had some issues. The magazines would not cause a semi/full auto issue. Start with Frank's suggesting and work forward from there. Better yet, buy some books (including his) and manuals and start there, since all of the hard work has been done by these authors that spent a lot of time compiling this info. If you think you're going to get that level of "tech support" here on the net in a couple of posts it's not going to happen. You sit down with the book and the gun nearby, start reading and learning as you go, no different than any other mechanical repair. I fix things for a living, from guns to furnaces, to diesel engines and most are "one off" repairs so manuals, books, and web documents save me and my customers tens of thousands a year in labor and broken parts (from improper disassembly). ATT, start with a known commodity such as a factory 12 or 20 and go from there. I can measure some today but there can be tolerance issues so dimensions alone may not help? As b-san says it could be the catch? Are the pins tight on the housing? Or in backwards?
  10. 19XXX4.COM ?

    I learned my lesson a while back, they are mostly insane. It's one of those boards where they ignore the content, but the poster means everything. You could be Reed knight posting as Jimbob and make some technical observations and they will tell him he knows nothing and is rude (cleaned up for here). After I received several personal threats by PM I just couldn't chance any further exposure there. 99% sure they were harmless, but when you actually have stuff to lose, you can't take the chance. I saw your posts, now it looks like they banned you.....after they attacked you. Like I said, insane. You'll just have to pull over to the side of the road and watch the railroad crossing from a distance, since there is a train wreck there almost once a week and you don't want to be too close. Most of the folks with actual guns and knowledge bailed out a while ago, but back in the day I met a bunch of those guys and they were a good group for the most part, course those guys are all gone too.
  11. HOW THE HELL DID THIS ONE GET IGNORED???

    So let me get this right.....you're handing over a photo for facial rec., full physical description, race, fingerprints, DNA, and worst of all $200, and you guys are concerned about a made up ssn.....because what.... you don't want the gov. tracking you? LOL If you're seeking privacy, NFA firearms may not be the best hobby to get into? You've given up as much privacy as Jeffrey Epstein, except he never paid $200, or did all of that voluntarily.
  12. Last recession

    It's actually not remotely accurate. I bought a lot of stuff on the cheap in that time frame. Some guns dropped by almost 50%. The peak was effectively the Stern auction, and some of the stuff still hasn't broken even, but much is just above those levels. I'm not sure what a "prime" piece is, but if it's older than WWII it's probably dropped and likely will never recover like Model T prices. As we say these days it's all about M16's and HK sears. Economic swings affect pretty much every asset class. Expect another swing soon, since I hear the same commercials about interest only loans as I did in 2007, 84+ month car mortgages, high prices and bidding on FL and vegas real estate, etc. Why do you think the Buffet is scooping up more trailer parks.....because they will be the next goldmine when the next wave of mcmansioner's get kicked to the curb.....some of them for the second time. All part of the grand plan from rules for radicals.
  13. WTB: MG08 sled mount tools

    Looking to buy the tongs an the chamber cleaning tool that fits on sled mount. Yes, they are tough to find, and I expect to pay stupid money for them.
  14. I was in Medford last year and pumped my own, but I think everyone else was high and didn't know what I was doing, so you could be right? They have small billboard ads inside the airport and every one of them was for some "brand" of weed. You'd think some smart marketing guy from nabisco or frito lay would sneak an ad in there somewhere, but they may all be stoned too? A few years back I spent 3 weeks in jersey....a nice part, nice people etc., but they have been bent over so long they learn to recognize each other by the shoes they wear and are used to it. It's sort of like people who get kidnapped, after a while they acclimate and think it's normal to be handcuffed 23 hours a day and even when the cuffs are off they hold their hands out to be cuffed again and no longer think about running away? Sad.
  15. You should have stopped off and started pumping your own gas.....that's when things get crazy.