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by Grizz
Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: success: daughters first deer
Replies: 16
Views: 171

Re: success: daughters first deer

Super Big Congrats !
by Grizz
Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 mag rifle
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: 357 mag rifle

I was surprised how much my Winch .357 liked the white box 110s. and same for the 158s, but the 110s seem like good loads...
by Grizz
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W Model 19 - With Pic
Replies: 52
Views: 834

Re: S&W Model 19

this is the gun that built Ruger... just sayin'
by Grizz
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another prayer request, for another wildfire
Replies: 28
Views: 410

Re: Another prayer request, for another wildfire

IT'S TERRIFYING STUFF. prayers UP for safety. and salvation from the wrath of God.
by Grizz
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seeking recomendations on cast bullet supplier
Replies: 11
Views: 319

Re: Seeking recomendations on cast bullet supplier

Marshall Stanton at Beartooth Bullets has the BEST hard cast alloy I've found, and the best bullet selection for my purposes.

http://www.beartoothbullets.com/

Regards, Grizz
by Grizz
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: In Need of prayer please.
Replies: 27
Views: 353

Re: In Need of prayer please.

standing with the two of you, believing and hoping for complete total healing... and voluminous praise reports.. Grizz
by Grizz
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I love archery season!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 382

Re: I love archery season!!!

wvfarrier wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:49 pm
I was pleased with the performance. Completw pass through after an 18 yard shot.
seriously good equipment, very paleo, perfecto
by Grizz
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I have an idea about immigration
Replies: 8
Views: 285

Re: I have an idea about immigration

I have the most simplest plan:

1. take a number.
2. get in line.
by Grizz
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heating alternatives for the new barn?
Replies: 44
Views: 887

Re: Heating alternatives for the new barn?

Thanks for the heads up on the gas heater. Around here NG is the cheapest fuel, so I'll see how it goes. Will be worth it to be able to do epoxy and glass work in the winter. I prefer wood for heat and it makes a lot of sense in a shop. Can't beat it for sitting around a coffee pot. So one day I mig...
by Grizz
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sights For Powerful Air Rifles
Replies: 26
Views: 560

Re: Sights For Powerful Air Rifles

disillusionment... thought you bought a 48 Caliber springer! :lol:

what caliber did you get?
by Grizz
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heating alternatives for the new barn?
Replies: 44
Views: 887

Re: Heating alternatives for the new barn?

my shop has a NG heater hung from the rafters. waiting for extreme cold wx to see if it can keep the inside above ambient outside... might be a long wait... BUT. nothing beats wood heat. no electricity. wood is everywhere, a little advance planning takes care of the winter needs. no other fuels need...
by Grizz
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Here's Another "I Thought I Was Done"
Replies: 29
Views: 684

Re: Here's Another "I Thought I Was Done"

nice bike Blaine. what is it? I'm planning to sell my R65 and get something like yours for the forest roads in WA and for Death Valley days, where I love to spend winter times. my wish list is for a single cylinder AIR COOLED naturally aspirated with CARBS and magneto ignition. because I plan to get...
by Grizz
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP
Replies: 26
Views: 964

Re: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP

sorry I dropped the "ball" on this thread,,, stuff happenimg.. yes, I shoot 44 mag when 45 ACP might seem marginal. my comment exposes my thought that a bear stopper performance is where "getting the most out of 45 ACP" winds up.. not meant as a put-down of the 45, I love them. I generally have mine...
by Grizz
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: I'm betting it was Democrats....
Replies: 21
Views: 602

Re: I'm betting it was Democrats....

WAG THE DOG again
by Grizz
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 Beowulf Promotion
Replies: 8
Views: 280

Re: 50 Beowulf Promotion

interesting stuff... I am very interested in the 458 S.... it "appears" to be reliable. u2oob seems to have plenty full auto mag dumps, but of course perhaps nasty failures are omitted? It checks off a lot of boxes for me. #1 is for a bear stopper.. #2 is for adequate firepower and followup times wi...
by Grizz
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waxing Guns
Replies: 23
Views: 715

Re: Waxing Guns

in SE Alaska, where we annually got over 100 feet of rain, plus snow, plus salt spray from hunting in the skiff, I used vaseline everywhere under the wood to metal areas, inside the action, except parts that could freeze, and on all exterior metal when stowed. wiped all off the outside metal so I co...
by Grizz
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP
Replies: 26
Views: 964

Re: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP

OR my 5" Redhawk with 405Gr TC hardcast from Beartooth exiting abt 960fps . . . just-in-case :lol:
by Grizz
Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request for a new life conceived.....it's sprouting...!
Replies: 20
Views: 602

Re: Prayer request for a new life conceived.....

AJMD429 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:39 am
P.S. the kid will be a pro-gun Christian for sure.... :wink:
cool deal. IOW, he will be Pro Life . . .
by Grizz
Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Dad
Replies: 13
Views: 220

Re: Happy Birthday Dad

from me too... Pitchy is right. Priceless.
by Grizz
Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP
Replies: 26
Views: 964

Re: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP

Some 1911s do not feed well with anything other than fmj round nose. A Glock with an aftermarket fully supported barrel and a heavier spring would be a perfect choice for pushing the .45 ACP to over 900 fps. At least, in my opinion. I am not suggesting .45 Super or .460 Rowland levels. Just the pub...
by Grizz
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP
Replies: 26
Views: 964

Re: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP

The animals Ive shot with any RN pistol bullets, 45 auto, 45 Colt, 44 spl, none read the stories and few were all that impressed with the 45 auto ball loads. Many jack rabbits got up and ran off after body hits. Flat points and SWC made a huge difference in terminal effect and animal reaction . Id ...
by Grizz
Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 44
Views: 1350

Re: Over weight !!!!

marlinman93 wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:09 am
Get a bicycle Pitchy! They're easier on our old knees than waking or running. I can't do either, but I can ride my bike and get some leg work without putting more wear and tear on my joints.
THIS ^

it's helping me too
by Grizz
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 731

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: 731

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: 731

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: 818

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: 412

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: 412

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: 818

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: 818

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: 465

Re: Prayer request

me too... sorry about the tough times . . . prayers up
by Grizz
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 22
Views: 511

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: 725

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: 725

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: 1326

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: 941

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: 959

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: 359

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: 2103

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: 1413

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: 1413

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: 557

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: 1413

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: 657

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: 941

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: 941

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: 876

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: 941

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: 686

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: 815

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...