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by Grizz
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 426

Re: .760"!

jb, I do that all the time with .310 RB for the .30 cal and .315 for the .303 Brit, 7.62x39 & 54R. It's a blast and they make very little noise, but will still penetrate a 1/2" piece of plywood. does this mean .30 is loose in a .30-30? I can't find my supply of rb to check it. wonder if a light char...
by Grizz
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 426

Re: .760"!

Ray wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:17 pm
Grizz wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:00 pm
#1 BUCK is supposed to be .762

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shot_(pellet)

Really like your flintlock...

7.62mm

.300"
CORRECT. exactly why my shot mold is #1 buck. I can drop 'em in the shotgun, or in the 30-30. or both. :D
by Grizz
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 426

Re: .760"!

#1 BUCK is supposed to be .762

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shot_(pellet)

Really like your flintlock...
by Grizz
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How !!!!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 658

Re: How !!!!!!

Idiot wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:06 am
Hey Grizz. HOW did you not only become so smart about Indians and Jesus, but also about staying out of the de"bait" staring us both in the eye. Glad to see you're still kicking. Homer
Thanks Homer. So GOOD to hear from you. How's family? All good I hope.
by Grizz
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For all of you amateur knifemakers
Replies: 8
Views: 334

Re: For all of you amateur knifemakers

What struck me was the way a draw knife was used on the sides of the blade to smooth the surface of the steel there, and how the Hamon was formed I thought that draw knife was wicked cool as well! 8) 8) ("wicked" is a Maine thing - analogous to, "the finest kind.") :lol: Imagine the steel THAT has ...
by Grizz
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For all of you amateur knifemakers
Replies: 8
Views: 334

Re: For all of you amateur knifemakers

thanks so much!
by Grizz
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How !!!!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 658

Re: How !!!!!!

I use to wonder 'how' the cross became a symbol for Christianity when its roots are in paganism and the Roman's only used stakes for execution! Nath, thanks for posting. It is a well known historical fact that the Romans used crosses for executions, besides the various other tortures they dreamed u...
by Grizz
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How !!!!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 658

Re: How !!!!!!

the raised hand is protocol. it's the sign language for IFF. In the PNW it is an act of war to land a boat on a tribes beach. The protocol is to wait for someone to walk down to find out what my intentions are. I raise my hand and say something to the effect that I have no weapon in my hand, my hear...
by Grizz
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 18
Views: 333

Re: Prayer request

me too... sorry about the tough times . . . prayers up
by Grizz
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ammo for the 'school shooting' debate
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Ammo for the 'school shooting' debate

almost any ammo will do in a free fire zone with no viable opposition
by Grizz
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 22
Views: 352

Re: Prayer request

Prayers UP for continued supervision and healing by Christ's Spirit

hoping for all best blessings in your circumstance

and continual praise to YHVH in our Savior's Name
by Grizz
Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers For My Mother
Replies: 41
Views: 445

Re: Prayers For My Mother

God Speed safe travel call if you get sleepy I'll say something shocking ! LOL She's 93. They found her unresponsive today at the place where she lives. She's been placed in full time hospice until she recovers, or not. She's kicked the Reaper's butt a dozen times and is tough. My feelings are for t...
by Grizz
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers For My Mother
Replies: 41
Views: 445

Re: Prayers For My Mother

She's 93. They found her unresponsive today at the place where she lives. She's been placed in full time hospice until she recovers, or not. She's kicked the Reaper's butt a dozen times and is tough. My feelings are for the Father to let her recover, or if not, swiftly and comfortably take her home...
by Grizz
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 92 Feeding and Bullet Profile
Replies: 20
Views: 889

Re: Winchester 92 Feeding and Bullet Profile

What do you guys mean when you say the crimp helps for feeding? How does the crimp help? I think the crimp helps by keeping the rim out of the way. Interesting about the timing issues. I thought about the ramp too. I wonder if a slow-motion video would help catch what's catching? I have two 45/70s ...
by Grizz
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where has Grizz gone ?
Replies: 12
Views: 791

Re: where has Grizz gone UPDATE

Back in PNW for now. I rented a uhaul box van, sent to Pelican by ferry, loaded it over the two week wait for the next ferry, boated it to Juneau, transferred seven tons into a dry cargo container, ferried to Skagway in the PackVav and drove to WA state, in one week's time. Drove from Skagway to Bre...
by Grizz
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you noticed...
Replies: 14
Views: 859

Re: Have you noticed...

I like to sneak up behind them in the ManVan when they're lolly-gagging on mountain roads. Then blow by them doing 90 something.. I usually get a few miles on them before they wind up the ponies.. then it's on for a couple of turns before they reach a wide spot... too funny, I laugh out loud...
by Grizz
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Early Childhood Development
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Early Childhood Development

F4527cs.JPG Before I started school I was a shooter. 22s with Dad and this capgun for the BBQs, This image is from the house we lived in at the Boulder City airfield. DC3s landed just behind this invisible house. Here's an amazing fact. I used to walk through the Las Vegas airport with this rig. Ri...
by Grizz
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buckshot
Replies: 62
Views: 1978

Re: Buckshot

as to the original question, my theory is that the lead is soft and deforms.

when I get around to it I'm going to cast some hard lead shot and try come comparisons
by Grizz
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cowboy loads for selfdefence.
Replies: 30
Views: 1301

Re: Cowboy loads for selfdefence.

really off topic, but my constant companion is the lcp with truncated cone solids that penetrate to the same point as my gold dot 9mm. so, much as I like my 45s, ACP that is, the ruger can hide in my shorts . . . on Tacoma runs the 45 works as the backup to the 380. not conventional in most regards....
by Grizz
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cowboy loads for selfdefence.
Replies: 30
Views: 1301

Re: Cowboy loads for selfdefence.

I think it hinges on how easy it is for projectiles to penetrate the human thorax. I've killed some number of deer with 25/20, and some few with 357 revolver and a big bunch with 44 mag, various loads. from what I've seen there is no comparison between the 38 and the 43. while the 38s are probably a...
by Grizz
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: POI question
Replies: 14
Views: 499

Re: POI question

Pitchy, the guys have it ^, it's normal. I handgun hunted a lot and my superblackhawk was sighted at approx 50 yards. a little less likely, just paced off.... but, one day I was about 8 feet from a deer, took careful aim at the head and of course shot under it. that guy jumped and looked around but ...
by Grizz
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cowboy loads for selfdefence.
Replies: 30
Views: 1301

Re: Cowboy loads for selfdefence.

Ancient Chinese proverb: Confucius say a 38 in the hand beats a 45 in the upstairs gun locker.
ancient Grizz Proverb: Put the 45 in the hand and leave the 38 in the upstairs gun locker.
by Grizz
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT- thought I'd share some pics
Replies: 12
Views: 586

Re: OT- thought I'd share some pics

yes sir that is a job of work. the effect is stunning. lots of skill shining there...
by Grizz
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where has Grizz gone ?
Replies: 12
Views: 791

Re: where has Grizz gone ?

Hey thanks Pitchy.

glad to see you are still moving. movement is good, and better than the alternative :)
by Grizz
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where has Grizz gone ?
Replies: 12
Views: 791

Re: where has Grizz gone ?

Bill, I agree about SEAK, love it here.

That said, if I come back it will be by small boat on the order of an expedition. When I get done this summer all my family ties to this spot will be severed.

Thanks guys for the comments, I appreciate hearing from you.
by Grizz
Thu May 31, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What To Do Under A Knife Attack
Replies: 22
Views: 760

Re: What To Do Under A Knife Attack

worked for me on the streets of NYC, around 1963, living in subways and rooftops. a "band of yuts" were hanging out on a street. words were exchanged and soon there were bottles breaking and switchblades switching, the sound receeding as I beat feet to the subway entrance. I was on a train before th...
by Grizz
Wed May 30, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where has Grizz gone ?
Replies: 12
Views: 791

where has Grizz gone ?

Hey shooters, glad you asked! I'm SEAK basking in the wind, rain, and 45 degree days. Actually that's not fair, it warmed up to a steamy 55d and only two showers went through today. Southeast is So beautiful. I came back to work on my house. Been making improvements by paging through the deferred ma...
by Grizz
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Easter everyone
Replies: 16
Views: 605

Re: Happy Easter everyone

Thanks and same to all y'all.
by Grizz
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Metro Arms?
Replies: 12
Views: 737

Re: Metro Arms?

I got an itch for a new gun and I was looking at 38 Super, semi-auto pistols. In Gun Genie I found a 1911 style from Metro Arms/American Classics. I've not heard of them before. Does anyone know about this gun/manufacturer? Actually I was cruising the site for a lever gun, 45-70 perhaps when I thou...
by Grizz
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What knives did they use? Really!
Replies: 42
Views: 3878

Re: What knives did they use? Really!

late to the topic, but a very interesting search is to look up 'trade knives' and 'HBC fur trade knives' for a start. lots of history, dimension drawings, trends, photos, etc. they all descended from the same parent, eh?
by Grizz
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where in the world . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 499

Re: where in the world . . .

Sorry I missed the chance to see you when you were in Texas. Sounds as if you had a good trip. sorry that didn't work out. we all got sick by turns and had to give up a lot of planned outings. when it came time that I could leave I bolted to the west and by Grace I missed all the crummy weather. lo...
by Grizz
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where in the world . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 499

Re: where in the world . . .

BlaineG wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:35 pm
Great trip. Thanks for the pics. It'll be good to see you again.
for sure. let's find a place on your side of the puddle. what's a place you like?
by Grizz
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where in the world . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 499

where in the world . . .

did Grizz go? Hello All You Levergunners two-leverguns.jpg I've been trying to write up my various trips since I disappeared last spring. No, I was not abducted by aliens. I think. But by not achieving any narrative success I'm trying something else. Here are a few images from three journeys and I w...
by Grizz
Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Request for prayers and good thoughts
Replies: 44
Views: 1392

Re: Request for prayers and good thoughts

agree with you in prayer for healing and divine intervention
by Grizz
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "If I Could Talk"
Replies: 2
Views: 418

Re: "If I Could Talk"

I got to about 50 seconds and


I'll finish it later


some time
by Grizz
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ballard in .50-70 Govt.
Replies: 19
Views: 1083

Re: Ballard in .50-70 Govt.

Just WOW. So glad it found a good home. Looking forward to the field reports.
by Grizz
Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's not to like.....
Replies: 9
Views: 535

Re: What's not to like.....

piller wrote:
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:58 am
Round lead balls worked for a long time before jacketed bullets became available. It is obvious that they still work when used as intended.
yup. I didn't catch the weight of the cannonball, does anyone know?

love the camera shot thru the engine and out the back.
by Grizz
Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple rubber band gun
Replies: 30
Views: 1167

Re: Simple rubber band gun

Kudos young fellow . . .
by Grizz
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's not to like.....
Replies: 9
Views: 535

Re: What's not to like.....

haven't I been sayin it all along. my mossnick .69 is the functional equivalent of a 45/70 from past centurys.
by Grizz
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some prayers please!
Replies: 35
Views: 959

Re: Some prayers please!

never too late to add prayer for you both, and the others in your circle of concerned family and friends. thanks for the good report, I'm believing for more to follow. It's so encouraging to see the LORD working amongst us.

Grizz
by Grizz
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Make a Rifle Barrel - out of rebar.....!?
Replies: 9
Views: 648

Re: Make a Rifle Barrel - out of rebar.....!?

Guys, tThanks very much for the links. Will archive those.

I think I recently paid 23$ for .75 X 36 drill rod. got it to make non-rebar rebar knives, but no time to forge yet.
by Grizz
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Make a Rifle Barrel - out of rebar.....!?
Replies: 9
Views: 648

Re: Make a Rifle Barrel - out of rebar.....!?

:idea:

I can see making your own but why do all that work on a piece of stuff steel ? You can buy a 3/4" x 36" drill rod annealed blank for
About $10. About $7 more than rebar at the local big box.
where at? have an address or web site for that?

thanks, Grizz
by Grizz
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Road Trip
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: Road Trip (UPDATE)

here is a temporary internet address which I will keep open while I am traveling and it will go away when I get back. ready to copy? grizz to texas (atsign) use dot startmail dot com anything sent to this address will be available to me when I find a wifi connection. it's an account I have to log in...
by Grizz
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Road Trip
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: Road Trip

jeepnik wrote:
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:55 am
How far west on I-10?
Phoenix area early January if that part materializes. Otherwise I will be free to roam almost anywhere.
by Grizz
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Road Trip
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: Road Trip

I am just slightly North of Waxahachie. That is a couple of hours from the San Antonio area, so it is unlikely that I would have a chance to catch you. Hope there is someone on here who will be a little closer to you. I may be departing through that area. I will try to get in touch when I'm leaving...
by Grizz
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a few favorite links
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Re: a few favorite links

http://www.medfordfuel.com/Medford_Fuel ... ay_395.htm

here's one of my trip planning links. keeping an eye on the major wx for upcoming road trip.

over,
by Grizz
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Road Trip
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Road Trip

anyone traveling this winter? I'm going back to Tx for Christmas with all my kids and grandkids, LORD willing. Dep in a week or so. I'm planning to see each of my brothers on the eastward leg, and hopefully my sister on the back tack. General idea is to spend a few day in death valley via 395, then ...
by Grizz
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wagner Wrote An Opera About Thanksgiving.....
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: Wagner Wrote An Opera About Thanksgiving.....

Blaine, toot away, love your humor . . .

you guys are the best
by Grizz
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buddy is bringing a Win 88 back to life, advice?
Replies: 10
Views: 527

Re: Buddy is bringing a Win 88 back to life, advice?

sounds like a nice gun...

did the 88s have a problem with premature unintended discharge?

I read that about some rifle, but can't recall which one.

Might be worth a search or two, eh?

Grizz
by Grizz
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a few favorite links
Replies: 3
Views: 337

a few favorite links

I like to revisit these because I do, hope you do too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAkOzr6cDx0&feature=em-unknown-vrecs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3rfYnfp-RM&feature=fvwp&NR=1 https://www.shootersforum.com/shotguns-shotgunning-shotshell-reloading/26647-12ga-fh-testing-james-terminator-slugs....