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Old December 04, 2017, 11:46   #1
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CONFESSION . . . what was your impulse buy past week?

Okay, so I made an impulse buy. Five each Anderson AR-15 lowers from Primary Arms for $29.99 each. Why? Who knows . . .
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Bought a Lansky sharpening kit with the diamond stones instead of just the regular stones. Swore I would never try any of these knife sharpening "hacks", and I sharpen knives pretty good with a v sharpener and finish up with water stones, but I'm tired of busting my ass for 1-2 hours to get a blade where I want it.
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Old December 04, 2017, 11:58   #3
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Guns no ..But got in on the surfire light deal course now they are doing the whole we screwed up with pricing lets backorder game lol
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Built out a custom 6mm br rifle for 600 yard competition. Between that and the scope set me back about 1900.
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Star BM with two mags shipped $219.95 - So, what's it to Ya? !
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A box of REINIGUNGSDOCHTE. WAFFEN.

Ya know, them wicks in the G3 kits.

$5.00
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A box of REINIGUNGSDOCHTE. WAFFEN.

Ya know, them wicks in the G3 kits.

$5.00
So what really are these?
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A box of REINIGUNGSDOCHTE. WAFFEN.

Ya know, them wicks in the G3 kits.

$5.00

How many of those little mouse tampons come in a five dollar box? I may have been ripped,......Keep Shooting had them at .08 apiece and I bought a hundred of them.

My biggest impulse buy was a set of three PSA kits for $359 each with free shipping. Also got a knife or two, some LED porch lights and a Bren kit with a nice center hunk of demil receiver from BRP. It was an eclectic week of Black Friday shopping.

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Bought a Lansky sharpening kit with the diamond stones instead of just the regular stones. Swore I would never try any of these knife sharpening "hacks", and I sharpen knives pretty good with a v sharpener and finish up with water stones, but I'm tired of busting my ass for 1-2 hours to get a blade where I want it.
How well do these work? I don't sharpen knives very often. Not too good at it either. I have taught the cub scouts how to sharpen knives . . . fastest way to make a sharp knife dull. Just a cheap two-sided stone from Harbor Freight, some oil, and some old knives that they can't really hurt.
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How well do these work? I don't sharpen knives very often. Not too good at it either. I have taught the cub scouts how to sharpen knives . . . fastest way to make a sharp knife dull. Just a cheap two-sided stone from Harbor Freight, some oil, and some old knives that they can't really hurt.
They are great for blades under about 5" or so. Sharpened up a completely shot old Gerber EZ Out in about 15 minutes. The key is to use your thumb underneath the guide rod to take up the small amount of vertical slop for consistency, and make sure you profile an unknown edge to the exact angle you are trying to achieve with the coarse stones first otherwise the finer stones wont do jack. A strop and some rouge is helpful followup if you want hair shaving sharp, but a good paper slicing edge can be achieved with just careful unidirectional strokes of the fine stone.
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Looks like I need to try one out.
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Dam, $29 for lowers is dam fine
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