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by Rusty
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yessssss !!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 108

Re: Yessssss !!!!!!!!!!!!

If you check in your area there might be other agencies that can help at times when you need a break. If he's a vet you might also be able to get some help under their programs.
by Rusty
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New riverboat whistle
Replies: 22
Views: 243

Re: New riverboat whistle

Very nice!
by Rusty
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heading back 3/23/20
Replies: 16
Views: 309

Re: Tentatively

I hope it works out for you brother!
by Rusty
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where is Jerry B?
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Re: Where is Jerry B?

Thanks GK.
by Rusty
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where is Jerry B?
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Where is Jerry B?

I haven't seen him post in a while.
by Rusty
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?
Replies: 30
Views: 479

Re: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?

I don't know if it was here or on the old forum but I seem to remember a thread about folks that were pulling 190 gr. bullets from .30-40 rounds and reloading them into .30-30 Win cases because of the better accuracy they got from them. There has been a lot of progress in bullets in the last 10 year...
by Rusty
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ted Williams M100 Scout Rifle?
Replies: 16
Views: 362

Re: Ted Williams M100 Scout Rifle?

Check with SKINNER SIGHTS. I believe thy have a rail that should mount to the top of your rifle that will allow scout type mounting and it also has iron sights built into it.
by Rusty
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hillbilly music.
Replies: 13
Views: 315

Re: Hillbilly music.

It's been a good show so far. A lot of interviews with some of those who have passed on. He covers the history very well. Lenn, It just occurred to me that of all the things you've built have you ever built any musical instruments? My wife went to college in Berea, Ky where there is a dulcimer maker...
by Rusty
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric to gas golf cart conversion.
Replies: 17
Views: 244

Re: Electric to gas golf cart conversion.

Right after I broke my back my wife suggested that I get a golf cart for getting around the place here. I've seen some that were made to run on gas right from the factory. Electric seems to be the most popular around here. Nice job on converting that one!
by Rusty
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Editorial - Walmart Never Was a Gun Store
Replies: 20
Views: 582

Re: Editorial - Walmart Never Was a Gun Store

For those that don't know Richard Mann has a Youtube channel that everyone should subscribe to, then like and watch all his videos. He's from my dad's home town. Was a LEO there and worked with my wife's cousin. I've never met him but hope to shortly. I was watching some of his videos and something ...
by Rusty
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Double Rifle
Replies: 19
Views: 412

Re: Double Rifle

what the heck?? The company is still in business. They'll make you another one.
by Rusty
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hello guys i am checkvil
Replies: 10
Views: 281

Re: hello guys i am checkvil

Welcome!
by Rusty
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thirteen years ago today
Replies: 20
Views: 342

Re: Thirteen years ago today

Congratulations!

The secret to a long marriage is a short memory.
by Rusty
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry AR 7, anyone have one?
Replies: 30
Views: 471

Re: Henry AR 7, anyone have one?

FWIW back in the 70's I don't know who was making them but as a LEO we arrested a guy that was using them to make an "assassination machine" out of them.
The guy was mounting them inside a brief case so they could be fired with an electric trigger... and that's all I have to say about that.
by Rusty
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying a New Load in My Rossis
Replies: 16
Views: 362

Re: Trying a New Load in My Rossis

I tend to think my Henry had a bit of a rough bore. I spent quite a bit of elbow grease getting it cleaned and a bunch more with JB Bore paste. Just figured I'd enlighten you about my findings? Waiting for your range report. Have you ever thought about fire lapping the bore? I just bought a brand n...
by Rusty
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tube channels.....
Replies: 8
Views: 275

Re: Tube channel.....

I'v watched a few of his videos. I haven't found anything yet that I would disagree with.
by Rusty
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...
Replies: 21
Views: 690

Re: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...

And never forget, THE WINNER GETS TO WRITE THE HISTORY.
by Rusty
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry garden gun.
Replies: 21
Views: 467

Re: Henry garden gun.

A couple of years ago I bought my brother in law a BUG A SALT fly killer. I think they now have one that is even more powerful made to kill bugs in the garden. It shoots table salt and is very good for what it's made for, and leaves no mess.
by Rusty
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Show Loophole Revealed!
Replies: 13
Views: 384

Re: Gun Show Loophole Revealed!

I remember years ago my wife and I were walking thru a flea market and there was a teenager selling herbs and fragrances at a booth. I stopped to see what she was selling and such and she told me that her best selling blend was POT POURIE. I thought about it a few seconds before I thanked her and mo...
by Rusty
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unfortunately, This Isn't a Joke
Replies: 9
Views: 490

Re: Unfortunately, This Isn't a Joke

That all sounds good on paper but the correct nomenclature is specified by state statute so I doubt it will fly.
by Rusty
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found me an old Ruger Blackhawk
Replies: 14
Views: 530

Re: Found me an old Ruger Blackhawk

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Rusty
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1987 Winchester XTR, 30-30
Replies: 12
Views: 468

Re: 1987 Winchester XTR, 30-30

Ya gotta love those long barrels.
by Rusty
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Veggin' and watching Westerns
Replies: 9
Views: 275

Re: Veggin' and watching Westerns

THAT IS SHEER BRILLIANCE! I don't know why I never thought of that before. I've heard of a lot of reasons for buy a new gun but that takes the cake. You just can't feel the true essence of a film masterpiece without the proper props from the movie. That said I actually do have one of the neck knives...
by Rusty
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 88 .308 locked action
Replies: 5
Views: 302

Re: Model 88 .308 locked action

MT, thank you for honoring us with your problem and how you fixed it. You have now enriched us all. Please don't be a stranger. That M88 is a classic. I'd like to hear about how you get it set up and what kind of accuracy you're able to get out of it.
I lost my dad in '73. I still miss him.
by Rusty
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pitchy Makes Music!
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Pitchy Makes Music!

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Rusty
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Footage Of An Elephant Hunt With 100# Bow
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: Old Footage Of An Elephant Hunt With 100# Bow

Howard did a full length movie called TEMBO about a hunt he did in Africa. You might be able to still find it in print.
by Rusty
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I guess Teddy Roosevelt was a gang-banger...
Replies: 9
Views: 512

Re: I guess Teddy Roosevelt was a gang-banger...

And yet you'll get a fine from OSHA if you run a jack hammer without a muffler.
by Rusty
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turkey with a .410
Replies: 15
Views: 439

Re: Turkey with a .410

When I was hauling groceries one of our store managers took his son out deer hunting in his father in laws orange grove. He killed a nice little 4 point buck with a .410 slug. I ended up selling him a 20 ga. NEF really cheap so he wouldn't wound a deer. I guess a lot of people kill deer with a .410 ...
by Rusty
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turkey with a .410
Replies: 15
Views: 439

Turkey with a .410

I know there's a lot of people that might find a lot of reasons to find fault with this video. Maybe you might have done it better. In the end, it was a father taking his daughter out to learn to hunt. She did it with a .410 which a lot of people find fault with as well. Just know, it can be done. h...
by Rusty
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scout style scope on Rossi 92
Replies: 16
Views: 578

Re: Scout style scope on Rossi 92

If you go on Youtube there is a gun writer with a channel there named Richard Mann. He has done quite a lot of work with scout scopes. He has a lot of videos there. Most are short sweet and to the point. He has learned to pack a lot of information in a short time. From what I have learned about the ...
by Rusty
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Selling on GunBroker - any advice...?
Replies: 7
Views: 307

Re: Selling on GunBroker - any advice...?

In my experience some FFL dealers will accept a gun to be transferred from a private seller as long as you provide a photo copy of a valid picture ID. It depends on the dealer you are shipping to. I've had different dealers do me both ways. The problem is if the dealer you're shipping thru treats it...
by Rusty
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Picked up a new woods walking rifle
Replies: 19
Views: 596

Re: Picked up a new woods walking rifle

That is one beautiful rifle! :mrgreen:
by Rusty
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Martini-Henry on Hickok
Replies: 1
Views: 263

Martini-Henry on Hickok

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4SHUhXCvRY

I remember seeing these from the movie ZULU, but never saw one fired in real life, sort of. I guess nothing screams knockdown like a big heavy bullet.
by Rusty
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I won't make the obvious joke about this....
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: I won't make the obvious joke about this....

About 20 years ago a guy was brought to the ER in the hospital where my wife was working at the time. He had caught a rattlesnake and was playing with it. He was going to get someone to take a picture of him kissing the snake. The snake lunged and bit him on the chin... and you guessed it, alcohol w...
by Rusty
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Computer from the Saturn V Rocket
Replies: 10
Views: 503

Re: Computer from the Saturn V Rocket

I was standing on the beach across the lagoon from the cape and got to watch one of those Saturn Vs take off one time. I remember when the shock waves started to hit us you could feel your chest start to vibrate. As the shock waves hit I felt tears start to run down my cheeks and don't know why. I d...
by Rusty
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lawn mower build.
Replies: 100
Views: 1639

Re: Lawn mower build.

When I was a kid we had a neighbor that used an old self propelled REEL mower, as they call it to mow his grass. He always said it left his yard looking better. It had a grass catcher on it too. He was one of those guys that wanted his lawn to look like a golf course. I think that's the only one I'v...
by Rusty
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some new sixgun stuff
Replies: 17
Views: 796

Re: Some new sixgun stuff

Just because I have to ask... does it have the action lock?
by Rusty
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question for the "Rossi Whisperers"
Replies: 11
Views: 494

Re: Question for the "Rossi Whisperers"

Nate is the '92 Rossi Wizzard. Check with him direct and I'm sure you'll get the straight scoop.
by Rusty
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When I'm not on leverguns...
Replies: 10
Views: 447

Re: When I'm not on leverguns...

Since I've been off from work and nothing much to do the computer has been my main stay towards keeping what little bit of a whole mind I have. One of the channels I've found is Richard Mann. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pu8PxWWDhE as an example. Little did I know at first that Richard was born ...
by Rusty
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: scope,vs,peep, vs red dot
Replies: 12
Views: 323

Re: scope,vs,peep, vs red dot

If you go to Gunblast.com Jeff just did a piece with Alan of Skinner sights on some of his new things he has out. One of them is a rail with a built in peep on it. If something goes wrong with the scope you still have sights. Either way, Skinners are great sights. With a standard Skinner sight it wo...
by Rusty
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rabbits with a 410.
Replies: 14
Views: 359

Re: Rabbits with a 410.

That tungsten shot is going to be a game changer if you have the bucks for it. I first heard of it being used in a larger size shot for hunting coyotes. I found this on Henry's web site a while back. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UwlxYEYK1Y BTW Nath, vegan is an old American Indian word, it means...
by Rusty
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old wooden box.
Replies: 20
Views: 512

Re: Old wooden box.

That old salt cod box reminds me of a house we renovated years ago. The house was not far from a quarry. Instead of 3/8" lathe for the plaster they used wooden dynamite boxes. I could only find 2 peices with the printing intact. Great find Norma, great use Pitchy. Pete great way to 'hide' guns arou...
by Rusty
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Airgun question for Nath, Gamekeeper
Replies: 28
Views: 576

Re: Airgun question for Nath, Gamekeeper

You might want to take a look at the Discovery if you want a PCP. They run at a lower operating pressure than the Marauder does. You'll still have to pump, just not as much.
by Rusty
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Airgun question for Nath, Gamekeeper
Replies: 28
Views: 576

Re: Airgun question for Nath, Gamekeeper

Nath and GK might verify this but I was thinking at one time 12 ft/lbs was the cut off point for airguns in the UK. Less than that was OK, more than that and it had to go on your firearms license. I bought Jr a BSA Supersport years ago that was marked on the box 12 ft/lbs FOR EXPORT ONLY. His was in...
by Rusty
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Individually packaged gun oil wipes. Reviews or Suggestions?
Replies: 14
Views: 381

Re: Individually packaged gun oil wipes. Reviews or Suggestions?

Several years ago Jr bought a Remington with that Express finish on it. I can't remember if it was a 700 or an 870, he bought both about the same time. He had a continuous problem with rust bleeding thru the finish on the barrel. We tried everything on it. CLP, Rem oil, ATF, WD-40, and couldn't find...
by Rusty
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thanks Boge!
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Thanks Boge!

I hadn't found this article before tonight. For those of you that miss Terry as much as I do, you'll enjoy this.

https://gunblast.com/BOGE-Murbach-Rarest.htm
by Rusty
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old side by side fowling piece.....
Replies: 16
Views: 520

Re: old side by side fowling piece.....

gamekeeper wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:49 pm
If the bores are not badly pitted and it's still on the face, I would just use 1oz black powder cartridges. I have used factory black powder shells, sometimes you can even see if you have hit anything... :D
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Rusty
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Winchester Book On 1895 Lever Actions
Replies: 49
Views: 1456

Re: New Winchester Book On 1895 Lever Actions

Griff, Good plan; cooler will be better. I need to practice before 86er, my son and I go Pronghorn hunting in October. Interesting thought - I have shot more pronghorns with iron sighted lever guns than with scoped bolt actions! Good luck with the knee repairs. Do you use the .405 for pronghorn as ...
by Rusty
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hornady 366
Replies: 8
Views: 409

Re: Hornady 366

6PT might be away from a computer for a while. I'll bet he has some experience with them.
by Rusty
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hunting From a Canoe
Replies: 22
Views: 550

Re: Hunting From a Canoe

I read a story in I think OUTDOOR LIFE MAGAZINE years ago that someone wrote about squirrel hunting from a canoe. I always wanted to try it myself but was never in an area remote enough to try it, at least with a rifle anyway. We always had a family tradition of hunting tree rats with a shotgun so t...