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by Grizz
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where in the world . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 305

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: 305

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: 305

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: 773

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: 348

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: 665

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: 375

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: 692

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: 375

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: 621

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: 462

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: 462

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: 328

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: 328

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: 328

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: 244

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: 328

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: 276

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: 332

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: 244

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: 409

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: 401

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: 207

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: 411

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: 659

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: 741

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: 741

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: 370

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: 377

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: 386

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: 386

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: 554

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: 665

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.
by Grizz
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: extar 556
Replies: 8
Views: 386

Re: extar 556

I've been watching videos, 100 round mag dumps, something I don't do, seem to go without a hitch. and it can shoot straight too, the bullets appear to land where the sights are lined up. good enough and conceal under a trenchcoat...? wahooo.

plus which, I forgot to buy a gun this year ! ooops
by Grizz
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: extar 556
Replies: 8
Views: 386

extar 556

anyone have hands-on current experience with the extar 556? has anyone had one and dumped it? I'm looking at as a better car-go piece than my AR pistol, fits in book bag back pack better, retains fire power with standard 30 round+ magazine capacity. about half the length of my AR pistola, and accord...
by Grizz
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mom Is**NOT** Fading Away QUITE YET
Replies: 29
Views: 992

Re: Mom Is Fading Away :(

Prayers UP for Mom and Sis and you too Blaine . . .

tough times sometimes
by Grizz
Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning .45-70 short throat...
Replies: 17
Views: 565

Re: Browning .45-70 short throat...

I have a miroku saddle ring, it chambers a truncated cone bullet. specifically the beartooth bullets at .460 I think. there are three piledriver weights that have identical crimp to nose shapes and they all feed better in marlins than the roundish ogive bullets I've tried. The miroku feeds anything ...
by Grizz
Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1895 Cowboy 45-70 range report
Replies: 15
Views: 461

Re: Marlin 1895 Cowboy 45-70 range report

part I love about the 45/70 is how fast the wood gets split up, beats the 10# maul every time . . . :lol: :roll:

good shooting Pitch...
by Grizz
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New TV help, please
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: New TV help, please

remember to put black tape over the camera..... yes, really.

don't know what to do about the microphone, yes someone is probably listening . . .

there is a newer way to spy on us that has to do with high sound frequencies above our hearing level. don't know how to filter that either.
by Grizz
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 grain flat point .459 or .460
Replies: 18
Views: 663

Re: 500 grain flat point .459 or .460

my 1:20 guide gun stabilizes 525gr pile drivers. you could pop the gas checks off. I shoot only .460 hard cast in it. it's a straight shooter. my 525 load runs around 1400+fps, so can't certify subsonic performance. I get my bullets from Marshall Stanton at beartoothbullets.com. I don't know if he h...
by Grizz
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Widow makers
Replies: 24
Views: 762

Re: Widow makers

tougher than an oak tree? doesn't surprise me. glad you made it thru man.
by Grizz
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where in the world am I?
Replies: 4
Views: 381

Re: where in the world am I?

Pete44ru wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:37 pm
Grizz wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:22 pm
lost 2 versions of this post so using notepad to try to circumvent a third time.

All the interesting bits disappeared, and I'm done typing for today, and still have lots of packing and winterizing to do.

Musta had offensive content, huh ? ;) . :mrgreen:


.
musta I guess . . . lol
by Grizz
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where in the world am I?
Replies: 4
Views: 381

Re: where in the world am I?

BlaineG wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:42 pm
Give me a call. Lunch on me and I want to hear all the stories.... 8)
will do
by Grizz
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where in the world am I?
Replies: 4
Views: 381

where in the world am I?

lost 2 versions of this post so using notepad to try to circumvent a third time.

leaving Alaska this week and in a few days will be back in PNW. All the interesting bits disappeared, and I'm done typing for today, and still have lots of packing and winterizing to do.

73 CUL
by Grizz
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Kort aka w30wcf - your prayers worked!
Replies: 23
Views: 578

Re: John Kort aka w30wcf - your prayers worked!

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....Blessed be the Name of the LORD most high !
by Grizz
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Mail By Pail" Marine Mail Delivery in Detroit
Replies: 3
Views: 348

Re: "Mail By Pail" Marine Mail Delivery in Detroit

on the fishing grounds, if we picked up mail in town for boats we were fishing near, we would put their mail in a plastic garbage bag with a box of cookies or the hot hoochie, and drop it in front of them. they would motor alongside and pick up their delivery. funniest one was when the guy said "ok,...
by Grizz
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Notes on LED upgrades for flashlights
Replies: 8
Views: 623

Re: Notes on LED upgrades for flashlights

thank you so much, that's good info, and saved a flashlight it's the one I wear around my neck on deck. better in many ways than the head lamps because they don't interfere as much with night vision, they point at your feet so you can watch where you are going, and they light up the shackles when yo...
by Grizz
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Killed a small Nine point
Replies: 9
Views: 419

Re: Killed a small Nine point

making meat is really good. making my mouth water, good going
by Grizz
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Notes on LED upgrades for flashlights
Replies: 8
Views: 623

Re: Notes on LED upgrades for flashlights

thanks for the info. I have a mini maglight that I was going to toss, hope they have a fix for it, sure would be handy to have that thing back online.
by Grizz
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bear Spray versus Firearms
Replies: 18
Views: 737

Re: Bear Spray versus Firearms

then on the other hand, the subject line, taken subjectively and literally is that bear spray has absolutely no chance against a firearm.