Search found 1450 matches

by Paladin
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: gun books for sale. WY
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: gun books for sale. WY

I will take 10. Handloader's Digest. Ken Warner. Tenth Edition, Thank you.
by Paladin
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Bore......
Replies: 23
Views: 848

Re: Big Bore......

I am fond of 3in (a couple of shorter) revolvers and almost added photos of a couple of 4 in revolvers that I carry often. Lots of Rattlesnakes at the AZ house and the Alaska house has wolves and bears that have shown up a few times so LARGE bore is a good thing. A couple of .44s and .357s (,38 wen...
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red deer rut NZ (no levergun content)
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Red deer rut NZ (no levergun content)

Impressive and good photos.
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: NRA Politics (What to do, fixes, rants, information, etc...)
Replies: 51
Views: 23252

Re: NRA Politics (What to do, fixes, rants, information, etc...)

I have been a life member from about 1972 and have given enough to be Endowment. I have voted when my ballot has made it to where I was (which was not often until about 3 years ago). My selection of for the 7 I voted for was mainly anyone not on the board, and people that were upset over the transp...
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many of you
Replies: 29
Views: 670

Re: How many of you

I have been pretty lucky I shoot with a LE agency at least every other month rifle, shotgun, and pistol. I shoot PCP air rifles off the back porch on KYL target arrays anytime I want with several CO2 pistols and standard Qualification targets on a set up to help break in non-shooters and problem LE...
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bowie
Replies: 25
Views: 714

Re: Bowie

jeepnik wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 2:59 pm
Bowies are nice. I have a few. But my favorite big knife blade form is the bolo. That big belly give a heck of a lot more cutting edge to slice through things needing slicing.
+1
Crew served knives 001.jpg
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help me choose
Replies: 16
Views: 435

Re: Help me choose

JB wrote:
Sat May 11, 2019 9:57 pm
The DSM 34 would be my pick, but I have a thing for military trainers.
+1
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hiking without a handgun.....
Replies: 18
Views: 651

Re: Hiking without a handgun.....

About the only place I don't carry a handgun is in Canada when driving too and from Alaska. I don't feel that bad with a Co-Pilot, a Rem 870 Marine, and an AR-10.
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 lever gun 16 vs 20 inch barrel
Replies: 31
Views: 772

Re: 357 lever gun 16 vs 20 inch barrel

I am fond of the 16-inch guns and carry a .44 Mag and a .45 Long Colt often with red dot sights on them. The .45 is an older Rossi the was smoothed out by Nate "Kiowa" Jones and gets carried often when I run the dog. The .44 is a Marlin 1894 -C That I have been abusing for a very long time after my...
by Paladin
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another one !
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Another one !

Too many for this old guy. Have friends who show me the new toy in some cartridges I have never heard of before that are supposed to be the answer. I guess I just don't know the question.
by Paladin
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45 Colt leverguns
Replies: 8
Views: 498

Re: 45 Colt leverguns

I am lucky enough to have two .45 LC lever guns, an old Rossi and a Newer Henry Carbine. I like the Rossi more than the Henry due to weight. Both are accurate enough and handle the heavier loads and red dot sights to carry around the mountains when I am running the dog in case of critters. IMG_2018...
by Paladin
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally Got A Miroku Winchester
Replies: 11
Views: 446

Re: Finally Got A Miroku Winchester

Nice find.
by Paladin
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is your go to firearm (long or side or both) for when things go bump in the night?
Replies: 55
Views: 680

Re: What is your go to firearm (long or side or both) for when things go bump in the night?

A normal Night response (depending on how the dog launches) is an 870 Marine with red dot sight with two Buckshot then slugs. Or a lever gun in .44 or .45 with a red dot sight.
by Paladin
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."

AJMD429 wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:14 pm
Thanks for sharing.

And yes, NEVER forget. EVER.
+1
by Paladin
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best way to find an old friend....?
Replies: 8
Views: 319

Re: Best way to find an old friend....?

Most county and city judicial systems have computer access for the public you could search through. Remember to do Civil, criminal, and traffic. Next, some locations have what is called a Criss Cross that list everyone in town. Finally, try the property records, Good luck.
by Paladin
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1A vs AR-10 accuracy....
Replies: 9
Views: 230

Re: M1A vs AR-10 accuracy....

I fired a match grade M-14 a for few years on a DOD rifle team and carried an M-14 with a 16-inch barrel in Iraq. I do like M-14/M1A's. I own an AR-10 carbine which I put a free float forearm on and it shoots as well as my Match grade M1A with about $1000 less work done to it. I had an 18 in Proof ...
by Paladin
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2994

Re: One rifle, one pistol

I'd love to say my 1895 GS and Single six. But the truth is it'd be my Springfield Scout Squad and my Randall lefty 1911A1. I know the 7.62x51 and the .45 acp well. I know they work when it counts. But you forgot one shotgun. In that case my choice is a lefty Remington 870, 12 gauge of course. +1
by Paladin
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More knife making , photo
Replies: 15
Views: 502

Re: More knife making , photo

Well done
by Paladin
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: check out this mustang , a few more pics
Replies: 17
Views: 612

Re: check out this mustang

They are GREAT Aircraft.

AirShow 2013 284.JPG
AirShow 2013 290.JPG
by Paladin
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Small Ax Quality
Replies: 47
Views: 3154

Re: Small Ax Quality

jeepnik wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:32 am
Eastwing. I've used several over the years and all have given good service. It's what rides in my Jeep and work truck. On the plus side if it's lost or stolen (which is what has happened to a couple of mine) you aren't out a bundle.
+1
by Paladin
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Brownells doing ok?
Replies: 20
Views: 739

Re: Is Brownells doing ok?

marlinman93 wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:03 pm
Must just be you. I've had a business account with them for decades, and they're not bugging me.
"Same here"
by Paladin
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shark vs Buck knife
Replies: 25
Views: 839

Re: Shark vs Buck knife

fordwannabe wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:27 pm
I had no idea they made a 110 as an auto. Nice. How well does it work?
After some silicone oil, it works great she hasn't used it for anything except open boxes yet.
by Paladin
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shark vs Buck knife
Replies: 25
Views: 839

Re: Shark vs Buck knife

This was my wife's Christmas Present. She said she wanted another auto knife for her range bag and I got an e-mail saying they made some Buck 110s as auto knives so I got her one. Her comment "It's pretty" but she likes it.
BUCK Auto.jpg
by Paladin
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .458 SOCOM Lever
Replies: 10
Views: 369

.458 SOCOM Lever

Anyone try one of these?
458-SOCOM-Lever-Action-Rifle-by-Bishop-Ammunition-Firearms-1.jpg
https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/20 ... ewsletter
by Paladin
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Animal Cruelty
Replies: 36
Views: 1391

Re: Animal Cruelty

Been in a few houses due to calls for animal cruelty and made a few arrests. A couple where I had to wear a gas mask due to the dead dogs in the mix. Not how we spent much of our time but sometimes required. Never underestimate the depravity of humans even to children. My current dog is a Rhodesian...
by Paladin
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please.help me win
Replies: 25
Views: 840

Re: Please.help me win

Done.
by Paladin
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 317 Air lite 22 ** Update ** #2
Replies: 29
Views: 1140

Re: S&W 317 Air lite 22

[/quote]

Speer specifically makes a 22mag Gold Dot, for short barreled handguns. https://www.speer-ammo.com/products/amm ... s=22%20WMR
[/quote]
Good stuff it works well in the Keltec PMR-30 and the S&W.
by Paladin
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 317 Air lite 22 ** Update ** #2
Replies: 29
Views: 1140

Re: S&W 317 Air lite 22

. About 15 years ago, I bought a similar Model 351PD in .22Mag when they were 1st introduced, paying $325 OTD @ a local funshop. When I found out how high the demand for one was, about 10mos later - I flipped it in a New York Minute @ a funshow for $450. The flip didn't involve a lot of remorse in ...
by Paladin
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?
Replies: 22
Views: 764

Re: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?

My wife got a 9mm Ruger LCR with star clips and the trigger pull is pretty light. I shot a back up gun qualification with it, and it is a great, light, little gun. Keep in mind today was the first time I beat her in a rifle match in a couple of months.
by Paladin
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rifle for AL hogs
Replies: 17
Views: 692

Re: Rifle for AL hogs

Sixgun wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:32 am
Howdy Ethan....remember this about hunting or competing.....go with the gun that strikes your fancy..... .....the one that's an extension of you....as long as the gun is up to the task , never compromise.

In the end, you will be much happier.....------6
+1
by Paladin
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Still a Kid...
Replies: 8
Views: 512

Re: Still a Kid...

Congratulations on the find, now wear it out as you would have then.
by Paladin
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photos of Fine Guns
Replies: 28
Views: 899

Re: Photos of Fine Guns

VERY nice collection way too rich for me.
by Paladin
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member with odd M94
Replies: 17
Views: 738

Re: New member with odd M94

Welcome and good luck.
by Paladin
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1892 carbine vs short rifle
Replies: 4
Views: 359

Re: 1892 carbine vs short rifle

I like the short barreled carbines for lever guns but have both in .45 LC, a Henry carbine and a 20 inch 1892 Rossi. The Rossi is lighter so gets carried more both have red dots on them for evening and night problems.

45 LC.jpg
Lever 45 (2).JPG
by Paladin
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The SIG P210 9mm -- Old and New
Replies: 4
Views: 447

Re: The SIG P210 9mm -- Old and New

Congratulations, That is a GREAT gun. I have handled the new ones and shot an old one often even with the .22lr slide on it. Great long range 9mm for special details.
by Paladin
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 2870

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

This is the southern house where legless problems are a major concern along with BIG cats. Normally a Rossi .45 LC for hikes with the dog and a revolver with a shot load when I make the mistake of not watching where I put my feet. AZ Home.jpg This is a photo of part of the northern farm. Where I am...
by Paladin
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Weaver vs. Vortex opinions?
Replies: 10
Views: 478

Re: Weaver vs. Vortex opinions?

Vortex would be my choice over Weaver. I have a few of them and one on my duty rifle.
by Paladin
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NRA Life Member
Replies: 17
Views: 916

Re: NRA Life Member

Pete44ru wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:16 pm
.

FWIW, I became a lifer in 1971 for $125 (3 payments of $25ea), when the NRA told me my 5yr membership ($25) could be counted towards life.

.
Same here, I was 15 at the time.
by Paladin
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your choice of carry gun?
Replies: 101
Views: 6601

Re: Your choice of carry gun?

Thats one helluva commute ;-) Maybe there is a town named Alaska in Arizona. Back in Southwest Kansas, we used to go to Moscow occasionally. Not much to Moscow, KS but the name. :D The farm is in Delta Junction and one near Stonewall Jackson Resort in WV, wife's house in AZ (she wouldn't live in Al...
by Paladin
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1894C Siblings
Replies: 32
Views: 912

Re: 1894C Siblings

GREAT finds and rifles. I don't have one in .357 but carry the .44 MAG often. I have a red dot on it as even with my latest pair of glasses I can't see the sights well enough, as I used to

A bit beat up from carrying but works well even after dark.

.
Arch's 2012.jpg
by Paladin
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your choice of carry gun?
Replies: 101
Views: 6601

Re: Your choice of carry gun?

When working I am restricted to a Sig 229 in .357 Sig, a Glock .43 (back up), and 5.56 rifle (if needed) or Remington 870 Police Magnum. Of on my own, it depends where I am or what I am doing. In Alaska at the farm, I carry a 3in 629 .44 Mag or a Glock 30SF with a Bar-Sto 10mm barrel. In Arizona ar...
by Paladin
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An often forgotten great American
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: An often forgotten great American

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:27 pm
Need a like button. That kid started out with nothing, that's for sure.

+1
by Paladin
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NRA Life Member
Replies: 17
Views: 916

Re: NRA Life Member

Well done, something to consider: https://www.ammoland.com/2019/01/time-for-changes-at-national-rifle-association/?utm_source=Ammoland+Subscribers&utm_campaign=3e2f8c3956-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6f6fac3eaa-3e2f8c3956-20627549&fbclid=IwAR2_CUiIMPWMFxirr0jXcpwdI8CgGwu5okULXroXK...
by Paladin
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt reintroduces the King Cobra 3" barrel, stainless
Replies: 10
Views: 451

Re: Colt reintroduces the King Cobra 3" barrel, stainless

Don't need one in my collection will stick with my S&Ws. I like the trigger pull more on the S&Ws, Two 3 inch .357s and a .44 Mag

revolvers.jpg
by Paladin
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Lever Action Recommendations!
Replies: 41
Views: 1721

Re: First Lever Action Recommendations!

Welcome, lots of good info already posted, from .22lr -.457 WildWest lots of options. Good luck on the decision but beware they additive and seem to multiply.
by Paladin
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Article Series on the Constitution
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Re: Article Series on the Constitution

wm wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:02 pm
Thanks …… I look forward to reading this.

Wm
+1
by Paladin
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New year 2019 hunt
Replies: 10
Views: 507

Re: New year 2019 hunt

Well done
by Paladin
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stolen Winchester 1892
Replies: 42
Views: 1576

Re: Stolen Winchester 1892

Sorry to hear about the "shipping problem" FBI jurisdiction (interstate transport) along with ATF (Theft of firearm). Good luck, I have a backhoe or if in WV a map of all the abandoned mines.
by Paladin
Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First year Marlin 336
Replies: 16
Views: 740

Re: First year Marlin 336

Congratulations on the rifle and the wife.
by Paladin
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shovels and Rakes and.....
Replies: 29
Views: 1917

Re: Shovels and Rakes and.....

Mojave Green rattlesnakes before I just killed them.
Snake.jpg