Search found 5494 matches

by Grizz
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HENRY Model X
Replies: 29
Views: 527

Re: HENRY Model X

but the real 'weather' issue with leverguns is the tube under the fore-end rusting due to moisture getting under there, and that happens regardless of stock material. In Alaska (in The Tongass) I learned to bed all my firearms in a thick coating of vaseline. Including inside the actions where it wo...
by Grizz
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I have stopped carrying guns. Instead I carry this Device.
Replies: 11
Views: 386

Re: I have stopped carrying guns. Instead I carry this Device.

might have something there... I could see an AR with "I identify as a cork gun" embossed into the receiver, next to the serial number
by Grizz
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery .....
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery .....

the only glock i ever had was a .40 that would not run through a magazine without hanging up somehow. i ditched it. you are right that glocks have lots of flatterers. even springfield is making xd's without the grip safety .., relying on the trigger thingy alone . . . a pox on their designers. as to...
by Grizz
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got a tough question to answer ..... can you help?
Replies: 41
Views: 716

Re: I got a tough question to answer ..... can you help?

I think a small semi auto is exactly what she does need. If she is blind enough, she has no business with a shotgun, but she still has a right to defend herself if the perp gets into contact distance. Actually, a knife could keep her from being throttled. stand-off weapons don't seem logical to me...
by Grizz
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HENRY Model X
Replies: 29
Views: 527

Re: HENRY Model X

the 44 has a 1:20 barrel !!!!! kudos for that feature.... I wonder if it would feed my 405gr revolver loads. the underside rail is a perfect spot for a green laser. that would make hip shots trivial from 40 yards in daylight, and 100 easy after civil twilight. that gun gets high marks for its practi...
by Grizz
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 magunum 3" barrel
Replies: 16
Views: 472

Re: 357 magunum 3" barrel

I have a 4" pinned and recessed Model 66 with the best SA trigger I've ever shot. I carried it for a while in simply rugged leather. It's a straight shooter. I shot a couple of deer with it, and one of them is an epic shot that I only ever tell because there is a living witness. But the 44s do much ...
by Grizz
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I lernt what a "knot" was today....
Replies: 20
Views: 420

Re: I lernt what a "knot" was today....

A nautical mile, 6,076 feet, is based on the circumference of the earth, and is equal to one minute of latitude. at the equator I think....A knot is the time it takes to traverse 6076 feet. Nautical miles also figure into the speed of the earth's rotation, 15 degrees per hour.
by Grizz
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They really are out there ...
Replies: 23
Views: 762

Re: They really are out there ...

LIFE DIDN'T HAPPEN HERE BY CHANCE. THE ODDS THAT IT DID ARE ZERO.

I get this information from the Bible, which comes with its own built-in proof test, unimpeachable evidence and authenticated certification of the truth of the evidence.
by Grizz
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How NOT to resize a bullet ...
Replies: 26
Views: 533

Re: How NOT to resize a bullet ...

IT HAPPENS :D
by Grizz
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How NOT to resize a bullet ...
Replies: 26
Views: 533

Re: How NOT to resize a bullet ...

I saw a levergunner stick a 444 round in a 45/70. Made a funny noise, and ejected a funny looking "resized" case. No harm no foul, just "ooops". Memory isn't helping me remember the actual person involved... Oh well,
by Grizz
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They really are out there ...
Replies: 23
Views: 762

Re: They really are out there ...

This shouldn't be news to anyone. The Bible told us a couple thousand years ago that we are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses... one of the attributes of some of them is that they can appear and disappear at will... I'm thinking they are just teasing us, and helping us to remember to "look up...
by Grizz
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938
Replies: 40
Views: 566

Re: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938

I'm not shooting hard cast, I use a federal TCFN. I don't remember the weight. But I did penetration test it against the 9mm Gold Dots I carry. both bullets land in the same water jug. I haven't had the opportunity to test on roadkill. Yet. And I don't have heavy hard cast loads for my 380. I don't ...
by Grizz
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938
Replies: 40
Views: 566

Re: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938

that's true for rifle or other high pressure rounds with the type of loads I use in .380, but it is not true of .380 because it doesn't have enough gas to get that done. a plethora of factors at play.
by Grizz
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting at a High School basketball game in Dallas.
Replies: 5
Views: 236

Re: Shooting at a High School basketball game in Dallas.

Shooting by a 15 year old in a high crime gang infested area. Guns are getting the blame. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2020/01/12/2-wounded-in-shooting-at-high-school-basketball-game-in-dallas-police-say/ Yeah. The PNW got a skip of snow and there are accidents everywhere. The top caption ...
by Grizz
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Brother is watching.
Replies: 17
Views: 676

Re: Big Brother is watching.

I think that's part of it... but my default is no cookies, and I allow ones that don't target me and delete all of them from the computer every time I close the browser... BTW, my home computer is my admin device, there is no wifi or bluetooth in it, only ethernet through a VPN and a firewalled rout...
by Grizz
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Brother is watching.
Replies: 17
Views: 676

Re: Big Brother is watching.

the question I have is, have you read up on privacy policies and have you accidently given "them" permission to target advertising to you ??
by Grizz
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938
Replies: 40
Views: 566

Re: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938

actually, that was part of the point I was trying to make.. those truncated cone flat nose 380s function like hard cast out of the LCP, and have the same penetration... it is possible to think that a 9mm hollow point that opens up like a ninja meat cutter could cause someone to bleed out faster, but...
by Grizz
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938
Replies: 40
Views: 566

Re: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938

this is a very old conversation. wrung out In Jayco's time. if an arrow passes through a deer, does it cause less damage than an arrow that stops in the deer and so deposits all its energy ??? The bit about staying in the casualty is about limiting colllateral damage from pass-throughs. The purpose ...
by Grizz
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938
Replies: 40
Views: 566

Re: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938

.the 9mm has half again the "whomp" of the .380.... hold on there Pilgrim, when I tested my sidearms and ammo, the 380 with the federal FP TC bullets landed right beside the 9mm Gold Dots in jug #2 if there is a 50% benefit it would have to be measured a different way. now, comparing 9mm Gold Dots ...
by Grizz
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Brother is watching.
Replies: 17
Views: 676

Re: Big Brother is watching.

I drove by Taco Time the other day and 10 min later my phone wanted me to rate my visit to Taco Time. you are driving with location turned and probably the mapping software also.... what do you expect? turn off location and see what happens. I drive by that stuff all day long, and with location tur...
by Grizz
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody fire lap?
Replies: 28
Views: 484

Re: Anybody fire lap?

talk about a distracted driver
by Grizz
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody fire lap?
Replies: 28
Views: 484

Re: Anybody fire lap?

IDK, it's a good question. I don't shoot copper jackets in the lead shooters, but sometimes shoot lead in the copper shooters.

I hope someone here has experience with this.
by Grizz
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I`ve had enough, laugh laugh
Replies: 44
Views: 1326

Re: I`ve had enough, laugh laugh

OUCH... True Dat, but OUCH
by Grizz
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody fire lap?
Replies: 28
Views: 484

Re: Anybody fire lap?

That is totally outstanding!!! I have not done that YET, but my redhawk is badly in need of that treatment AND a hone job in the cylinder bores so I can thumb my cast bullets through it.... then I will see the same results. my kit came from beartooth bullets, and Marshall has an article showing the ...
by Grizz
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stone age tomahawk
Replies: 10
Views: 374

Re: Stone age tomahawk

beautiful work that. I think that the ax "evolved" from the adze, because the first of those were not hafted and were used in flensing and scraping hides, for which the adze/ulu is better suited..... also, if you ever want to make a dugout, the adze form of blade is well suited to the job.... it wou...
by Grizz
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers for an Internet friend
Replies: 16
Views: 650

Re: Prayers for an Internet friend

AJMD429 wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:41 am
Stumpy one tough dude.....prayers up for him.
same thought here, tough man. PrayersUP for TOTAL HEALING, and Faith
by Grizz
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I`ve had enough, laugh laugh
Replies: 44
Views: 1326

Re: I`ve had enough, laugh laugh

hard to tell what the thread is actually about. I like Pitchy posting because he is very creative and has a good eye for proportion, things I am not. pain affects different people in different ways. forgiveness is the prime indication of God's Grace, and we all need more of it... that's all folks
by Grizz
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well, Here's Some New Progressive BS In WA
Replies: 10
Views: 307

Re: Well, Here's Some New Progressive BS In WA

CONSTITUTION ? WHAT constitution ?
by Grizz
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Got The Woodsman's Pal
Replies: 22
Views: 742

Re: I Got The Woodsman's Pal

My Buddy :lol: :lol: .....(The Airport Diner is closed and forever gone :cry: )
news to me and I drive by it from time to time!!! what a DRAG. Renton has an urban airport, maybe a diner there. Pilots gotta tank on caffein to get rid of the shakes before takeoff !!
by Grizz
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Got The Woodsman's Pal
Replies: 22
Views: 742

Re: I Got The Woodsman's Pal

I remember reading a story when I was around 10 or so about a timber cruiser for a company. Anyway he was chased up a tree by a bear and the bear was following him up the tree. At some point up there in the tree the bear was just about to be able to bite the mans foot or lower leg. He hit the bear ...
by Grizz
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making Coffee now. New ones added.
Replies: 32
Views: 644

Re: Making Coffee now. New ones added.

Here ya go Grizz, the perfect boat coffee maker. It`s a Costa Rica coffee maker, ya put a table spoon of coffee in it and pour a hot cup of water in and ya got coffee. Used a sock for the sock. Works good. :) I'll think this one over. You have no idea how rediculously STINKY my socks are at the end...
by Grizz
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger LCP in 22lr
Replies: 17
Views: 387

Re: Ruger LCP in 22lr

Nice looking pistol. I don't like anything about the "II" version of the LCP. I don't like the glock clone trigger, and I HATE THE LIGHT LET OFF. One of the reasons I like the LCP is that it has the trigger pull of a DAO revolver. The "II" version could easily get squeezed off in your pants, like gl...
by Grizz
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making Coffee now. New ones added.
Replies: 32
Views: 644

Re: Making Coffee now. New ones added.

Pitchy wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:03 pm
Thanks Grizz, the later has a four inch wheel and is 1 inch wide. :)
I curved the ends to match the wheel also, haven`t tried it yet as it`s drying.
looks perfect for cranking up the brew for the night watch . . . .
by Grizz
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request .......
Replies: 12
Views: 269

Re: Prayer request .......

with you'all for the young man and all the young men flying into harm's way
by Grizz
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Work Has Started on the Rolling Blocks - * New Owner *
Replies: 23
Views: 1685

Re: Work Has Started on the Rolling Blocks - * New Owner *

That looks great. Wish I could find a rolling block again.... I saw an old frame at a LGS, I think they wanted 1300$ or more for it. Antique you know. To bad I wasn't smart enough to hoarde them when they were 5$ apiece....
by Grizz
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making Coffee now. New ones added.
Replies: 32
Views: 644

Re: Making Coffee now. New ones added.

I use a big grain grinder for the beans at the house, but I think for the boat I will make a wheeliegig like yours . . . thanks
by Grizz
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making Coffee now. New ones added.
Replies: 32
Views: 644

Re: Making Coffee now.

I like the wheel one especially because it is so tedious picking the coffee out of the tire treads and off the driveway . . . . :wink:
by Grizz
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Year, New Devotions
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Re: New Year, New Devotions

thanks for the link. I'll check it out
by Grizz
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It may not be your kind of music
Replies: 8
Views: 255

Re: It may not be your kind of music

I can relate. I can't sing in the car if I have passengers because they think the engine is falling apart . . . :roll:
by Grizz
Sun Dec 29, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self Defense Shooting
Replies: 18
Views: 503

Re: Self Defense Shooting

I need one of those ... I like blaze orange spray paint for the spiders, but the collateral damage is difficult to hide from, you know, ......
by Grizz
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Standard Mfg. Double Barreled Revolver
Replies: 26
Views: 937

Re: Standard Mfg. Double Barreled Revolver

That's Funny right there !
by Grizz
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Standard Mfg. Double Barreled Revolver
Replies: 26
Views: 937

Re: Standard Mfg. Double Barreled Revolver

there was a double barrel 45 ACP 1911 around for a while. same thing, double tap every shot.. I wonder what became of that?
by Grizz
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wood Good Book Box.
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: Wood Good Book Box.

PERFECT ! ! !
by Grizz
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Folding wall table.
Replies: 19
Views: 399

Re: Folding wall table.

Looks good. That style is found on sailboats too.
by Grizz
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Christmas Peaches
Replies: 18
Views: 368

Re: Christmas Peaches

Lookin real fine, and real fine is real good... no snow here yet this year, but there's a new one coming. all the best from all the grizz clan
by Grizz
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Christmas in Pemba, Mozambique
Replies: 10
Views: 233

Re: Christmas in Pemba, Mozambique

WONDERFUL, THE MATCHLESS GRACE OF JESUS !
by Grizz
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New pup.
Replies: 15
Views: 305

Re: New pup.

Handsome is the word for this guy. Glad for you.
by Grizz
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Christmas
Replies: 7
Views: 160

Re: Christmas

Merry Christ-mas Y'All
by Grizz
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Report, 106 year-old Winchester carbine 44-40 (photos)
Replies: 22
Views: 726

Re: Range Report, 106 year-old Winchester carbine 44-40 (photos)

You Sir are a sharp shooter, and have a keen eye for quality. That 44-40, loaded with heavy bullets, would make a really fine one gun battery....
by Grizz
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SPRINGFIELD HELLCAT
Replies: 8
Views: 325

Re: SPRINGFIELD HELLCAT

Hey Pitchy,

DON'T TELL ANYONE I SAID THIS, but IMO, the XD45 is a better combat pistol than the 1911. Even though I really really like shooting my 1911.....

Shhhhh........................