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by Griff
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show
Replies: 23
Views: 378

Re: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show

mm93,

yep, I knew all that... and you're right... it usually does take a large company to make a wildcat successful. From what I read it does work on the AR15 platform. On the link I put above, I think I read something about the mags needed the lips modified.
by Griff
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday cnjarvis.
Replies: 3
Views: 32

Re: Happy Birthday cnjarvis.

Happy Belated Birthday!
by Griff
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did you here the one about the 59 year old college student?
Replies: 19
Views: 310

Re: Did you here the one about the 59 year old college student?

Ji,

I'm ten years your senior and if I could, I'd go back to college to get my advanced degree... I'd study to be a thief... no, no... I meant politician... no, no.. lawyer... AW hell, I was right first... THIEF.
by Griff
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remember "Grampa's Rule"
Replies: 8
Views: 420

Re: Remember "Grampa's Rule"

jeepnik wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:11 pm
Sadly I never any of my grandfathers. But I had an uncle who had only girls. He filled the role admirably.
Yeppers... older brothers are notorious for that same thing... or at least makin' sure YOU'RE the one caught!
by Griff
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who Needs Guns in Homes?
Replies: 19
Views: 360

Re: Who Needs Guns in Homes?

It will be interesting to see how this unfolds as the investigation continues. Wonder what he had in his home that they wanted so badly? Or was his home randomly chosen, and they just had bad luck choosing a well armed, and prepared homeowner? Doubt the media will cover the follow up, but hope they...
by Griff
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show
Replies: 23
Views: 378

Re: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show

I find it interesting that a fellar over on the AR-15 site in the "Variants" section has been building ARs in .357 based on the .223 case for over 6 years... https://www.ar15.com/forums/AR-15/357-A ... /#i7816498 :P :P :P
by Griff
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday LeverBob & Ridgerunner.
Replies: 6
Views: 57

Re: Happy Birthday LeverBob & Ridgerunner.

Happy Birthday Gents!
by Griff
Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Still a few good people left
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: Still a few good people left

M. M. Wright wrote:
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:18 pm
You're just one lucky (blessed) guy.
+1.
by Griff
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

And here I thought I won Sixgun's Colt SAA in what else... 45 Colt!!!
by Griff
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One Shot, Two Deer
Replies: 7
Views: 113

Re: One Shot, Two Deer

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by Griff
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Like Jack, I came to the AR very reluctantly. An early experience with them in Uncle Sam's Southeast Asia War Games turned me off... Then came Obummer... and the world's greatest gun salesman talked me into it!
by Griff
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Scout Rifles' in the gaming world
Replies: 6
Views: 198

Re: 'Scout Rifles' in the gaming world

Pisgah wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:24 pm
AJMD429 wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:22 pm
https://www.polygon.com/2019/1/18/18188 ... date-2-1-4Interesting....
Not...
+1.
by Griff
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Jay, Starting getting in parts for my new AR build. Seekins lower, DSG billet upper, .223 Wylde H-Bar stainless barrel... 1-8 twist, Nordic freefloat handguard, M-16 BCG, A-2 style stock, Ergo grip, still deciding on flash hider and some other features... but am leaning to a Nikon 4-12 Predator scop...
by Griff
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

GunnyMack wrote:
Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:44 am
Are you and Norma shooting craps? Starting your own casino?
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Griff
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday 264 Win Mag.
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Re: Happy Birthday 264 Win Mag.

Happy Belated Birthday Sir.
by Griff
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Working in the Office today
Replies: 8
Views: 201

Re: Working in the Office today

Somewhere along the line, I think a bunch of us musta read the same books on this stuff... I can't stand trimmin' brass either... love the drill driven one tho'... My son liked it even less, after jdad gave us a couple boxes... (like 1'x1'x1' size boxes) of .223... he went and bought the new RCBS tr...
by Griff
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sis Was The LAST Person In The World I Thought Would Buy One
Replies: 20
Views: 453

Re: Sis Was The LAST Person In The World I Thought Would Buy One

...and "I got all the cute little holes in the head part of the target".... https://www.smith-wesson.com/firearms/mp-380-shield-ez-0 Exactly how I felt when my Sis told me the same thing... Both her & Hubby are taking lessons, joined a shooting club... and ENJOY it! So much so, that I sent the B-I-...
by Griff
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Didn`t know Festus could sing.
Replies: 27
Views: 344

Re: Didn`t know Festus could sing.

Pitchy....anybody can sing and act if they want to...it's a mindless "profession". The "talented" ones who make it to the very top of their "field" are just better natural bullshytters than the others. Professional sports is right behind them. Up until the movies starting to make hold, actors and t...
by Griff
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Wow, congrats Jay, I missed first on page 44 by 4 minutes...
by Griff
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Selfies For Men" -- A Handy Guide
Replies: 13
Views: 367

Re: "Selfies For Men" -- A Handy Guide

Selfies for Men... should include the following:
Image
Not much else matters... :twisted: :P :P
by Griff
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Cold Six, not me, I will be out playing golf today with an LPGA instructor. Not here either... supposed to be a high of 69, (shoulda already been there), and a 30% chance of rain after 3pm... Of course, the wife has to go to the hospital @ 4pm... but... on the positive side, the front porch, walk, ...
by Griff
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Golly Six... you seem surprised!
by Griff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 130 gr. Speer Hot Core Flat Nose Bullet
Replies: 27
Views: 511

Re: 130 gr. Speer Hot Core Flat Nose Bullet

JimT wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:59 pm
Image
Jim,

Is that a cast bullet? All the Speer 130 HotCor bullets I find are jacketed... I guess I'll have to find some to test out in my rifles... I like a little velocity... and lighter recoil never hurt me either! :D :D
by Griff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: African Soldier Sues British Army Over Cold Weather
Replies: 21
Views: 461

Re: African Soldier Sues British Army Over Cold Weather

GunnyMack wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:47 pm
gamekeeper wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:37 pm
That guy from Ghana should also sue his teachers for not teaching basic geography, Africa Hot England Cold.
I guess someone did teach him how to screw the system though.… :roll:
He musta missed school that day!
Probably most other days also!
by Griff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

OldWin wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:59 pm
Very true, Lenn! It is extremely difficult to make something from scratch with no print, plan, or model. You are truly gifted, old buddy.
Very true!
by Griff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

I'm having concrete poured today... new front walk, porch, back patio and walk... and the forecast is...
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Be a coupla days before I can walk on it...
by Griff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 130 gr. Speer Hot Core Flat Nose Bullet
Replies: 27
Views: 511

Re: 130 gr. Speer Hot Core Flat Nose Bullet

I've never used Leverevolution powder, and have only used the Sierra 125 HP, but they easily run up close to the mid 25's...
by Griff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone on Ruger Forum
Replies: 6
Views: 289

Re: Anyone on Ruger Forum

ICTYHLIC.
by Griff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite 22LR ammunition
Replies: 35
Views: 520

Re: Favorite 22LR ammunition

Anything I can scrounge of others... I only have one .22LR and don't particularly find it fun to shoot.
by Griff
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: African Soldier Sues British Army Over Cold Weather
Replies: 21
Views: 461

Re: African Soldier Sues British Army Over Cold Weather

No comment. ****' morons shoulda never allowed him in the military!
by Griff
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 130 gr. Speer Hot Core Flat Nose Bullet
Replies: 27
Views: 511

Re: 130 gr. Speer Hot Core Flat Nose Bullet

Saying that's a good group is really stating the obvious! I'm a huge fan of the .30-30, and believe it is a very accurate cartridge. Like yourself, I can't shoot as well as I once could, but still like to keep my .30-30s as accurate as they can be A worthy goal..
by Griff
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who Makes The Best Walker Colt (Colt Walker?) .44
Replies: 19
Views: 495

Re: Who Makes The Best Walker Colt (Colt Walker?) .44

Go to a big gun show and look for 2nd gen Colt. I bought a 2nd Dragoon for $200 and a brand new Army for the same price in the box. You just gotta look for them. 62 Police I had to pay 3 times that but they are sorta scarce. Watch the SASS classifieds but yeah, you need one. Or two. This ↑ ↑ ↑ If y...
by Griff
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

...LED replacement bulbs that fit regular flourescent fixtures. Might just go that route. That's what mine are... (single pin fixtures), just remove the ballast and wire 'em up direct. No more flicker, wave, or other irritating habits the florescent bulbs had. I got mine at the local Ace hardware, ...
by Griff
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Nath - Extreme Cold Fox Hunting
Replies: 6
Views: 280

Re: For Nath - Extreme Cold Fox Hunting

Hard to track 'em like that.
by Griff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?
Replies: 38
Views: 689

Re: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?

GunnyMack wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:55 pm
I have been carrying a Ken Onion series Kershaw for years and have been very happy.
+1!
by Griff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DeerZilla....
Replies: 20
Views: 456

Re: DeerZilla....

RIHMFIRE wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:18 pm
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
+1!!!!
by Griff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

I've got 7 of LED lights in my shop... dual 8'ers! Can't even tell when it gets dark outside! I thought it was bright when I had flourescents in there... but the LED outshine those by a factor of what... 4?
by Griff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a morning!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 385

Re: What a morning!!!

wvfarrier wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:55 am
I love this weather
It's a really GOOD thing that so many of y'all do... otherwise us southerners would be a LOT more crowded! :P
by Griff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPDATE Somebody want to explain the attraction to this Colt
Replies: 24
Views: 1003

Re: Somebody want to explain the attraction to this Colt

Thanks for the info 6. I have paternal grandpa's 45 Colt from around 1900 that just says "45 Colt" and maternal grandpa's 38/40 from the 1930's that just says "38 WCF". So I guess my teeny collection just missed before and after that "Frontier Six Shooter" marking. "Frontier Six Shooter" is only us...
by Griff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday spaghetti.
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: Happy Birthday spaghetti.

Happy Birthday Sir.
by Griff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

I tried :D ! I'm guessing there is gonna be some cussing after all that scooping! :lol: Always satisfying to FIX something! A wise man once told me 'it doesnt hurt to try' I always try to fix stuff. Unless it's plumbing... then it simply costs more the plumber to fix what I screwed up... found it w...
by Griff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JIMT's post got me wondering .... Any of you guys have a range specific handloading set up for load developement?
Replies: 11
Views: 270

Re: JIMT's post got me wondering .... Any of you guys have a range specific handloading set up for load developement?

Yep... I have a Lyman "Spartan" "C" press bolted to a ¾" piece of plywood with laminate glued to the "up" side. I initially bought this press back when I lived in CA, I had it so I could then bolt that to the tailgate of my p/u... Then I got rich enough to join a shooting club and could "C" clamp th...
by Griff
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

I have the blow off valve open to let air in, the tank isn`t bad it fills with lime on the bottom until the element shorts out. Have to pull the element and clean out the lime and replace with new elements. http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d197/sass93/Smilies/2thumbsup.jpg Now that's what I'm talk...
by Griff
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d197/sass93/PICT0666.jpg My Goldens when I lived in CA. I want another, but don't want to put a good dog thru the trials of life "on-the-road." Mrs. Griff doesn't like dogs... said when I retire I can have 'em again... I've had German Short-hairs and a Brittany Spa...
by Griff
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request
Replies: 47
Views: 983

Re: Prayer Request

piller wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:49 pm
Would a bone marrow transplant do any good? I don't know and am asking because of a lack of knowledge.
I don't know either... next visit to the oncologist is next Thursday... I have a passel of questions!
by Griff
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yesterday I loaded 3/4 of a box of 30-30's
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: Yesterday I loaded 3/4 of a box of 30-30's

JimT wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:56 am
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Okay... that's an excellent start! Note to self: get another .30 cal can and fill with 30WCF... :wink:
by Griff
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request
Replies: 47
Views: 983

Re: Prayer Request

Well... we still have some more testing to go thru... but... the docs did a bone marrow test and it came up positive for bone cancer. The doc flat out said, "there's no cure..." There's still some testing to go, before we know the extent or any kind of prognosis. Workin' at keeping some semblence of...
by Griff
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2256
Views: 32101

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Y'all are hard at "it" already.... and I'm sittin' here working at being a couch potato between poppin' up and fetchin' for SWMBO...
by Griff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I too have a Jeep now
Replies: 34
Views: 616

Re: I too have a Jeep now

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Griff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My new to me 16 ga SxS
Replies: 22
Views: 407

Re: My new to me 16 ga SxS

crs wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:53 am
Vance,
Good looking and well made gun and I think I see the scalloped rear receiver, Greener cross bolt, side clips, and cocked chamber indicator as on most Suhl guns of that era. Look forward to you range report.
+1.