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by Grizz
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you noticed...
Replies: 14
Views: 652

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: 235

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: 1647

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: 1064

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: 1064

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: 413

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: 1064

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: 479

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: 7
Views: 398

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 6:04 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Some Real Numbers About Blacks Shot By Cops...
Replies: 9
Views: 334

Re: Some Real Numbers About Blacks Shot By Cops...

Ysabel Kid wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:18 pm
The true numbers have never been on the side of BLM or Antifa.

Then again, truth is never what they cared about at all...

"they CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH!" :D
by Grizz
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Some Real Numbers About Blacks Shot By Cops...
Replies: 9
Views: 334

Re: Some Real Numbers About Blacks Shot By Cops...

the article re-exposes the liar class

"satan is a liar and the father of it"

the ones lying to deceive others are run by demons

they own it
by Grizz
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where has Grizz gone ?
Replies: 7
Views: 398

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: 625

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: 7
Views: 398

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: 498

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: 635

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: 35
Views: 2892

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: 447

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: 447

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: 447

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: 1255

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: 398

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: 997

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: 496

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: 1058

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: 496

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: 884

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: 603

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: 603

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: 418

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: 418

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: 418

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: 307

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: 418

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: 381

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: 464

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: 307

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....
by Grizz
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Couple Shot in TN Church "With An Unloaded Gun"
Replies: 11
Views: 532

Re: Couple Shot in TN Church "With An Unloaded Gun"

my Dad told me LOTS of times that more people have been killed by unloaded guns than any other kind.

there is no such thing as an unloaded gun, until it is.
by Grizz
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How About A Glock Folder ?
Replies: 10
Views: 530

Re: How About A Glock Folder ?

what could possibly go wrong ?
by Grizz
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington .380 sale
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Remington .380 sale

might be too late, but at sportsmans there is a 100$ rebate available on the remington 380. it comes with two 6 round magazines. the net after rebate is about $175. I looked long and hard. It is a firing pin setup with a hammer much like the LCP. The trigger is long and sandy but feels like it would...
by Grizz
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Veterans Day
Replies: 15
Views: 653

Re: Veterans Day

Thank you veterans. I am amazed at your service and sacrifice, and appreciate it.
by Grizz
Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I am in Tucson visiting Paco for a few days
Replies: 21
Views: 915

Re: I am in Tucson visiting Paco for a few days

it's a blessing to see you two together .......
by Grizz
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 S&W vs Guide Gun
Replies: 26
Views: 1026

Re: 500 S&W vs Guide Gun

Thanks for the info Harry . . . I don't run pressure that high in my marlins, but I could in the H&R single-shot and the Browning 1886.

That load would seem pretty tame at 1050 or 1100 fps. Still an express train.

Looking forward to your results going forward. Thanks.
by Grizz
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 S&W vs Guide Gun
Replies: 26
Views: 1026

Re: 500 S&W vs Guide Gun

500 S&W 400gr on left, 700gr on right 400 and 700 gr .500 SW.JPG I like the looks of the 700. What are velocities out of your firearms? Do you know the downrange velocities? What pressure are you running, if you know. Thanks for the info. I've seen some 700+ gr 45/70 loads, but haven't shot any.
by Grizz
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Reformation Day!
Replies: 12
Views: 487

Re: Happy Reformation Day!

a serious and glorious bit of history. Luther's struggle involved not having any peace, inner peace, in spite of his knowledge and his efforts to earn it. one day he rediscovered a Bible verse and Bang! there it suddely was! The revelation that fired up Luther's soul: It's All of Christ, and It's On...
by Grizz
Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The new Sharps will shoot too!
Replies: 7
Views: 466

Re: The new Sharps will shoot too!

A regular Sharp Shooter

beautiful firearm

love to fire one a few hundred times
by Grizz
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: extar 556
Replies: 8
Views: 491

Re: extar 556

thanks m.

I like those kind of reports.

my ar pistols are loud too, the concussion behind them is really something sometimes, especially shooting under a roof.

going to go looking soon, see if the local guy has it.
by Grizz
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: extar 556
Replies: 8
Views: 491

Re: extar 556

I read not so good stuff about them, but they might be reliable now. 22 mag doesn't do anything for me, and 556 is ubermag in comparison. I think. I'm just interested in extar right now and like what I've seen on u2oob. All my AR stuff will work with it. Green laser would be useful I think. If I sho...
by Grizz
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a couple wheelbarrows
Replies: 22
Views: 739

Re: Made a couple wheelbarrows

have you seen these?

Image

they used them with sails and traveled in convoys. interesting stuff, eh?
by Grizz
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A insperation
Replies: 16
Views: 813

Re: A insperation

Yup it is inspiring. Thanks Sir.

It is amazing how many of us are going to meet there with the Savior.

It gives me hope because it is a sure thing.