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by J Miller
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forgotten Weapons Levergun Tour
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Forgotten Weapons Levergun Tour

Forgotten ... not hardly :)

The 1894 SRC in the 1894 video is a dead ringer for my very first 94. Wish I still had it.

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Answer To Staying Logged In Here
Replies: 9
Views: 205

Re: The Answer To Staying Logged In Here

. I found the cure. (thanks for the clue, Paul) Check the leverguns web addy you're using, whether it's in your favorites, browser bar, etc - or not. Be sure the addy has a letter "s" after the leading "http", and the end is ".org". If both are not there change the addy to: https://www.levergunscom...
by J Miller
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: use levergunscommunity.org vs .com
Replies: 59
Views: 1322

Re: use levergunscommunity.org vs .com

I'm in the same boat. I have log back in every time I visit. I've tried everything suggested without success.
Not sure what to do now.

Joe
by J Miller
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drive-by shooting didn't go so well...
Replies: 11
Views: 486

Re: Drive-by shooting didn't go so well...

marlinman93 wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:12 am
Considering it wasn't the first time they'd tried to harm him, I'd say he responded perfectly!
I don't remember the video mentioning the back story. So I agree.

Joe
by J Miller
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drive-by shooting didn't go so well...
Replies: 11
Views: 486

Re: Drive-by shooting didn't go so well...

Homeowner returned fire with a rifle? Sounds to me like he was waiting for them or at least had advance warning they were coming.
If it was legit, good shoot.

Joe
by J Miller
Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why are they hiding the poles?
Replies: 23
Views: 846

Re: Why are they hiding the poles?

Malamute wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:57 pm
There was a documentary about this a couple years ago, I havent seen it yet.

Theres a part two coming also.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKPwtDjzJMI

Ohhhhh Kayyyyyy .... :?

Joe
by J Miller
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why are they hiding the poles?
Replies: 23
Views: 846

Re: Why are they hiding the poles?

The earth wobbles????? :o I thought it was me that was dizzy ... wow.


Joe
by J Miller
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare H&R Top-break: Model 299 "New Defender"
Replies: 8
Views: 421

Re: Rare H&R Top-break: Model 299 "New Defender"

Old No 7 Can you tell me where to get a copy of his book? I'd still like to have it. Joe Hi Joe: It's a hardcover, so not inexpensive, but I found the best price on Amazon. Just search for "H & R Arms Co. 1871-1986" by W.E. "Bill" Goforth (1st Edition, Hardcover) Much of the H&R info in my files ca...
by J Miller
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare H&R Top-break: Model 299 "New Defender"
Replies: 8
Views: 421

Re: Rare H&R Top-break: Model 299 "New Defender"

Old No 7, I worked with Bill Goforth some years back dating my 999 and at that time he asked me if I'd mind him using pics of my revolver in his book. I told him to go ahead. Then I found out he'd died. Book wasn't finished then. Can you tell me where to get a copy of his book? I'd still like to hav...
by J Miller
Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did something change on this site?
Replies: 15
Views: 448

Re: Did something change on this site?

I have the same problem. It's driving me nuts. Each time I come on the forum I hope it remembers me, but nope.

Joe
by J Miller
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why are they hiding the poles?
Replies: 23
Views: 846

Re: Why are they hiding the poles?

Interesting. I work with maps every day for my job and I've never even thought about this. I don't work in areas near the poles. We do get pole reversal every so many million years and magnetic vs true does change, so maybe it's a moving target to pun a phrase...and they can't hit it.....HA! :lol: ...
by J Miller
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why are they hiding the poles?
Replies: 23
Views: 846

Re: Why are they hiding the poles?

I was discussing this with my wife last night and we decided that these holes at the poles are where the old Vikings and other sailors fell into and vanished. Also the legends of the sea monsters came from the occasional inner earth ocean critter that made it's way to our side for a visit. So there ...
by J Miller
Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying Other People's Handloads
Replies: 19
Views: 487

Re: Buying Other People's Handloads

One more comment just for giggles and grins. I have been shooting for over 50 years, in that time I've had more defective factory ammo than hand loads. I started reloading my own very early with the 303 Brit and 30-30 Win then progressed to the handgun calibers. Even back in the pre GCA 68 days fact...
by J Miller
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying Other People's Handloads
Replies: 19
Views: 487

Re: Buying Other People's Handloads

I have shot other peoples loads on more than one occasion. Most of those people I knew were quite experienced and picky about their ammo. Only one time did I run into a problem, a round with no or at least very little powder. The squib load stuck the bullet in the barrel of another fellows Mdl 28. W...
by J Miller
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why are they hiding the poles?
Replies: 23
Views: 846

Re: Why are they hiding the poles?

Grizz,

That was interesting. I wonder if someone could actually pass into the hole and go into the inner earth?
If that were true that would be fascinating.

Joe
by J Miller
Sun Sep 10, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why are they hiding the poles?
Replies: 23
Views: 846

Why are they hiding the poles?

This may seem trivial to some, but it's been bugging me for years. Why do the map makers, globes, Google maps all hide the north and south pole? If you look at a flat world map, the ones that look like they cut a globe into slices and laid it flat, the polar areas are never shown. If f you look at a...
by J Miller
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: huricanes and tornados
Replies: 12
Views: 450

Re: huricanes and tornados

I have a SIL with her handicapped husband, her daughter with a huge Great Dane, and another SIL's son all in the general Tampa area. SIL and hubby won't leave, her daughter wont or can't and the other SIL's son was injured in a car wreck not long ago that totaled his vehicle so he's stuck. They are ...
by J Miller
Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 94AE rebound hammer parts replacement
Replies: 11
Views: 478

Re: 94AE rebound hammer parts replacement

My first lower tang set came from Numrich, the second from eBay. Since then I've also watched the availability of those parts and assemblies drop. A lot of folks don't like the rebounding hammer action I guess. as the poster above suggested, just keep watching the parts sources as well as the classi...
by J Miller
Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 rounds in five seconds....!
Replies: 6
Views: 353

Re: 32 rounds in five seconds....!

Ouch, that's gonna leave a mark!


Joe
by J Miller
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Cabin of Winchesters
Replies: 24
Views: 1202

Re: A Cabin of Winchesters

1886 .. I didn't realize just how much bigger it was than the others.
Them fellers sure had some classy lever guns didn't they. Workin guns ... :D

Joe
by J Miller
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45lc 1892 COL maximum --anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 403

Re: 45lc 1892 COL maximum --anyone?

Mine loves the 300 grain Hornady XTPs and so with the case cut to 1.275 the COL comes out at 1.653" which is about .015" too long for clearance. Rather than mess with the carrier wouldl I be ok to just shorten the cases a little bit more to say 1.260" . OR would there be a large pressure problem.? ...
by J Miller
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Cabin of Winchesters
Replies: 24
Views: 1202

Re: A Cabin of Winchesters

For this picture I put on my cheaters and got out the magnifying glass. "I think" the rifle leaning on the chair to the left of the 3 SRC's is a Marlin. There is the tell tale hump on the bottom of the receiver for the lever pivot, and the rear of the receiver where the hammer is doesn't look Winche...
by J Miller
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman's 452651 bullet in Model 1892 reproductions?
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Lyman's 452651 bullet in Model 1892 reproductions?

I had a Rossi 92 clone that was very picky about cartridge length and bullet shape. My Marlin 1894 Cowboy is less sensitive and will work with any bullet shape up to 1.68" or a bit longer. My Win 94AE is not overly sensitive, it will work with anything up to 1.75" OAL. The truncated cone design work...
by J Miller
Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CPAP question
Replies: 8
Views: 347

Re: CPAP question

He could have been using a voltage converter that changes 12V DC to 110 AC. There is a name for them but it wont come to me right now.

Joe
by J Miller
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bring Back Public Floggings & Hangings
Replies: 12
Views: 498

Re: Bring Back Public Floggings & Hangings

I'll flog 'em for you if I can wear a black robe and hood like they did back in the old days. I'd rather pull the lever to the gallows though, that would hurt my shoulders less. I feel for you, that is not a good thing to go through. I think there aught to be public ...... what did they call it when...
by J Miller
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who says you can't have accuracy AND power...?
Replies: 9
Views: 518

Re: Who says you can't have accuracy AND power...?

Our Air Force is using obsolete B 52s on front line duty. I think it's time to recall the battle ships back to duty. At least then we could say we have a real Navy, not a fleet of hi-tec yachts. Oh and if the New Jersey is decommissioned in a museum, why is there a rotating antenna on top of the con...
by J Miller
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Snake in the hen house
Replies: 17
Views: 568

Re: Snake in the hen house

Snakes:
> Out in the wild I leave them alone. That's their place.
> Up close to the house or in the livestock area, they are terminated with extreme prejudice. That's my place.

I have a friend that eats them. I'm not that hard core.

Joe
by J Miller
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee "Quick Trim"
Replies: 15
Views: 774

Re: Lee "Quick Trim"

fordwannabe wrote:
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:00 pm
I just flip the lee ringbl upside down and use the flat part against the press and the o-ring holds it in place on the die body.
That will do it.

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee "Quick Trim"
Replies: 15
Views: 774

Re: Lee "Quick Trim"

Earl,

Thanks. If / when I get my reloading stuff set up again I think that's one tool I'll pick up.

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Chuck 100 yds & J Miller.
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: Happy Birthday Chuck 100 yds & J Miller.

Thanks so much guys.

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee "Quick Trim"
Replies: 15
Views: 774

Re: Lee "Quick Trim"

Never used one of those, but I'm interested. How does the die hold adjustments? Can you take it in and out o the press without having to readjust it? I'm currently using and old Forster trimmer and it's great, until I have to readjust it after changing cartridges. If I could set it and forget it I ...
by J Miller
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee "Quick Trim"
Replies: 15
Views: 774

Re: Lee "Quick Trim"

Earl, Never used one of those, but I'm interested. How does the die hold adjustments? Can you take it in and out o the press without having to readjust it? I'm currently using and old Forster trimmer and it's great, until I have to readjust it after changing cartridges. If I could set it and forget ...
by J Miller
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Loss of Glen Campbell
Replies: 15
Views: 703

Re: Loss of Glen Campbell

Wifie brought the album home the other day. Broke out the old record player. Ahhhh, vinyl music :D
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The old players needs a new stylus though. Anybody know where those can be had now?

Joe
by J Miller
Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Collet dies for levers, yea or nay?
Replies: 10
Views: 423

Re: Collet dies for levers, yea or nay?

I hope you are referring to the Lee Factory Crimp Die with the collet bullet crimper. If not then just disregard my post. Since I have multiple lever guns for each caliber, all my ammo must chamber in all my guns ... period. Therefor I full length resize every case. I have for nearly 50 years. My ca...
by J Miller
Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DON'T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: DON'T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME

Well, I am home. Went east and west while in the service. Have traveled out of the country north, south, east and west since then. Yet, if I look out my bedroom window I can see the hospital I was born in. Obviously not the same buildings, and it's had several owners but it's the same one. Some of ...
by J Miller
Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DON'T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: DON'T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME

Blaine, I'm "pretty sure" that's what the song is about, dying and going to heaven. As for going back to your childhood home, you can't. The old saying: "You can never go home again", isn't so much about going back to a place, it's about going back to a time. I have no childhood home because my moth...
by J Miller
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DON'T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME
Replies: 4
Views: 446

DON'T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME

DON'T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME: John Denver, Glen Campbell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcmnS_2buGA


This song made my eyes leak :cry:

Joe
by J Miller
Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My bodies broke and worn out
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

Re: My bodies broke and worn out

piller - I sent you a PM..... Just checked, didn't come through. AJMD, will check this out this week. marlinman93, Well, unless something has changed, and I doubt it, I can't stand the chlorine they put in pools. My eyes go red, swell up and I can't see. That's why I can't / wont do public pools. N...
by J Miller
Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My bodies broke and worn out
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

Re: My bodies broke and worn out

AJMD, I have no doubt you are 100% correct. However I do not know of any Dr in this end of the state that practices the kind of medicine you're are talking about. And, even if I did I don't have any funds to pay him. The insurance you mentioned is all I have for treatments. I kind of like marlinman9...
by J Miller
Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My bodies broke and worn out
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

My bodies broke and worn out

Well I've been visiting a bunch of doctors recently, a neurologist, an orthopedist, and a few others. The neurologist is working on my wrecked spine. 7 weeks ago I had surgery on my lower cervical vertebra (lower neck) to fix the crushed disks that were impinging my spinal cord. So far there has bee...
by J Miller
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spike art
Replies: 47
Views: 1420

Re: Spike art

:lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
by J Miller
Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ultrasound
Replies: 12
Views: 525

Re: Ultrasound

Taking a dog for an ultra sound!? Never heard of such a thing. What's next, doing it to cats????
Hope all the pups are good and cute as can be.

You best post pics of those puppies, you know the rule; no pics, it didn't happen.

Joe
by J Miller
Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buddy The Dog
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Buddy The Dog

These, I hate to use the word, people are mentally ill and should be treated as such. So should all those that find this abhorrent behavior acceptable.

Joe
by J Miller
Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hammer thumb extention might be causing trouble?
Replies: 7
Views: 461

Re: hammer thumb extention might be causing trouble?

If it fired the same ammo before the hammer extension and now won't, then it's not the ammo. There is most likely an interference problem between the hammer extension and some other part. Remove extension, try shooting. Does it shoot ? Yes or No. If yes problem identified, fix it. Check the scope mo...
by J Miller
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94...
Replies: 15
Views: 1064

Re: Winchester 94...

I want to thank everyone that responded, it's been helpful. I'll go looking next trip up, I don't care about any "collectors" value, just a decent using gun. I see the auction sites have pre 64 94's values at absurd levels, don't notice very many SELLING at those prices though. I'll even entertain ...
by J Miller
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Have Found The Enemy, And It Are Us.......
Replies: 10
Views: 761

Re: I Have Found The Enemy, And It Are Us.......

Yep, I'm right there with you.

I just wonder what this world is going to b e like when our generation is gone. I'm not sure enough of those that are following us have those values.

J :( e
by J Miller
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PhotoBucket - coming to YOU next....!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 631

Re: PhotoBucket - coming to YOU next....!!!

I got the same notice.
I'll be checking through my picks and videos and pulling any off I don't have elsewhere then closing the FB account.

Joe
by J Miller
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Silly question...people say 45 Colt lever guns aren't as strong because of the thinner chamber, but...
Replies: 34
Views: 1091

Re: Silly question...people say 45 Colt lever guns aren't as strong because of the thinner chamber, but...

Prior to this thread and these pics I'd never seen any 45 Colt cases marked 45 LC or anything similar. Doesn't mean they are right, but now I need to get some for my cartridge collection. Anybody got some empties they'd be willing to sell me> Joe I've got a big ole' pile of range pick-up brass to g...