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by marlinman93
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who invented the Bell Helicopter....??
Replies: 2
Views: 102

Re: Who invented the Bell Helicopter....??

That's not just a great history lesson of the Bell helicopter, but a very interesting video too! Thanks!
by marlinman93
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice time in the bullet shop
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Re: Nice time in the bullet shop

Those are plenty good weight variances. My concern has always been weight, but with multi gang molds I am more concerned with them being concentric. I've found the bullets out towards the end weren't as round as those closer to the handle. But sounds like yours are doing well.
by marlinman93
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "My Generation"
Replies: 13
Views: 268

Re: "My Generation"

Amen! Are there any good cartoons still on TV?
by marlinman93
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first finger joint box.
Replies: 19
Views: 180

Re: My first finger joint box.

Finger joint or dovetail joint boxes are some of the prettiest boxes made! I just don't have the talent for woodworking myself, but I sure like what you've done there Pitchy. Give me some steel, a welder, and a grinder and I can stick things together, but not wood.
by marlinman93
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mule Deer With An Original 1894 Takedown 32-40
Replies: 30
Views: 425

Re: Mule Deer With An Original 1894 Takedown 32-40

That's a great looking buck with a big body! Nothing better than hunting with vintage rifles either! After spending decades using modern bolt action rifles I switched to hunting with old single shots and leverguns about 15-20 years ago. It takes more work to get closer and within my self imposed 150...
by marlinman93
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2 Barrel Stove
Replies: 20
Views: 395

Re: 2 Barrel Stove

I'd stick with a one barrel stove because it's going to be less fuss, and unless you put a cleaning door to access the top you'd never know if anything was building up or not. The pipe off your stove will give you almost as much heat as a second barrel anyway. I'd always use fire brick in the bottom...
by marlinman93
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice time in the bullet shop
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Re: Nice time in the bullet shop

How do the sizes compare on those multi gang bullet molds Earl? Especially the 5 gang? I've found some variances between bullets closer to the handles and those at the opposite end. Not enough to be an issue for my pistols, but for my accurate rifles I abandoned multi gang molds.
by marlinman93
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I RedNecked-Up My F-150
Replies: 17
Views: 421

Re: I RedNecked-Up My F-150

Amazing they're getting 325 hp from under 3 liter engines!
by marlinman93
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HOUSE GUN REVISITED
Replies: 24
Views: 364

Re: HOUSE GUN REVISITED

I can’t see how it matters where one lives. If someone is in your home and you have a reasonable fear of immediate grave bodily harm or death from them and you know your target and what’s beyond you’re not going to be harming the innocent. Blindly shooting an unknown shadow, IMO, is dangerous, immo...
by marlinman93
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HOUSE GUN REVISITED
Replies: 24
Views: 364

Re: HOUSE GUN REVISITED

I know you guys who talk of scaring intruders with sounds or large barrels are just joking but keep in mind there may be people who take you seriously. The last thing one should do is give felonious intruders posing an immediate threat of grave bodily harm or death any opportunity to shoot you or m...
by marlinman93
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HOUSE GUN REVISITED
Replies: 24
Views: 364

Re: HOUSE GUN REVISITED

My house guns have always been handguns, and reliable handguns. If I decide to use a gun as a home defense gun it has to have a long history of shooting with no feed or cycling issues. Once I've had it long enough to be comfortable it gets elevated to home defense, or carry gun. But I don't rely on ...
by marlinman93
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Honest wear?
Replies: 6
Views: 135

Re: Honest wear?

Abuse.
by marlinman93
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I RedNecked-Up My F-150
Replies: 17
Views: 421

Re: I RedNecked-Up My F-150

The Flowmaster system is pretty loud, and will only get louder over time. I eventually got tired of the loud drone on the highway and replaced the mufflers on mine. After I get Santa paid off this year, I might have 3" "something or other" placed inline after the cat. It's not at all bad under 2,00...
by marlinman93
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New to me - Browning Medalist
Replies: 12
Views: 223

Re: New to me - Browning Medalist

Yep, I see it now! Did you happen to get the optional custom case that some came with too?

Like this.

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by marlinman93
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I RedNecked-Up My F-150
Replies: 17
Views: 421

Re: I RedNecked-Up My F-150

The Flowmaster system is pretty loud, and will only get louder over time. I eventually got tired of the loud drone on the highway and replaced the mufflers on mine. After I get Santa paid off this year, I might have 3" "something or other" placed inline after the cat. It's not at all bad under 2,00...
by marlinman93
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 99 action
Replies: 21
Views: 380

Re: Savage 99 action

.303 Savage and the old .30-40 Krag, and .303 British are much closer, but still not identical. The .30-30 is nothing like either .303 cartridge.
by marlinman93
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 99 action
Replies: 21
Views: 380

Re: Savage 99 action

I've had a number of Savage 1899, 99 and even a few 1895 guns. All had slick actions, and no lock up issues. They had a little resistance as the lever traveled the last half inch or so, but not great resistance.
by marlinman93
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I RedNecked-Up My F-150
Replies: 17
Views: 421

Re: I RedNecked-Up My F-150

The Flowmaster system is pretty loud, and will only get louder over time. I eventually got tired of the loud drone on the highway and replaced the mufflers on mine.
by marlinman93
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New to me - Browning Medalist
Replies: 12
Views: 223

Re: New to me - Browning Medalist

The Browning Medalist is one of the nicest target pistols ever made. Back when I shot Bullseye matches they were not often seen, but those who shot them did quite well, and they were extremely accurate.
I can't see the picture either.
by marlinman93
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: reloading bench?
Replies: 18
Views: 394

Re: reloading bench?

Loading benches need to be long and narrow so you have plenty of edge to mount various tools, but not depth that makes reaching the back or shelves tough. I'd never go deeper than about 24"-28" as more than that makes for a bench that gets clutter near the walls. I also like my loading bench taller ...
by marlinman93
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Opinion
Replies: 41
Views: 751

Re: My Opinion

I agree on all three handguns, and own all three because they're still viable and enjoyable to shoot. I would only add one more that has been the basis for all sorts of variants based on it's design. The Browning Hi Power.
by marlinman93
Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home made electric motor.
Replies: 25
Views: 375

Re: Home made electric motor.

Does it start on it's own when you put power to it, or do you have to give it some help to start? Magnets seem a bit far away from the armature. How did you determine that spacing?
by marlinman93
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Stupid" Kills a Deer Hunter
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: "Stupid" Kills a Deer Hunter

That reminds me of the first mule deer I ever shot. A 150 yd shot at open country, and the deer had just jumped a fence and stopped to look back at the herd. I took aim at his shoulder and fired, and he went down. I began walking towards him and he popped to his feet when I was halfway there. I aime...
by marlinman93
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Stupid" Kills a Deer Hunter
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: "Stupid" Kills a Deer Hunter

Then there's this idiot. I've seen this video linked numerous times with different headings or descriptions. This one is French, so no idea what they're saying, but it's described as "Hunter attacked by deer." That's totally false. What actually happened was this guy put doe in heat scent on himself...
by marlinman93
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Stupid" Kills a Deer Hunter
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: "Stupid" Kills a Deer Hunter

I've had this happen twice as it pertains to deer just not dying from well placed shots. In one occasion I shot a young fork mule deer at about 80 yds., right through the shoulder. He went down immediately, and my nephew and I began the high five celebration. As we did the buck got up and began to t...
by marlinman93
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...
Replies: 20
Views: 419

Re: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...

Double post. Deleted.
by marlinman93
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...
Replies: 20
Views: 419

Re: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...

I keep electronic ear muffs beside my bed along with my RIA .45 Auto. I doubt you'd ever be hurt or notice the report from your .45 Auto in a stressful situation. Most guns are obnoxiously loud at the range, but even under less stressful situations like hunting I never notice the report being bad o...
by marlinman93
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...
Replies: 20
Views: 419

Re: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...

I keep electronic ear muffs beside my bed along with my RIA .45 Auto. I doubt you'd ever be hurt or notice the report from your .45 Auto in a stressful situation. Most guns are obnoxiously loud at the range, but even under less stressful situations like hunting I never notice the report being bad o...
by marlinman93
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...
Replies: 20
Views: 419

Re: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...

I believe there's more of a threat coming home to an intruder than one coming in when your home, unless it's in the drug world when they come busting in to steal the dope or money and need the owner there. Think like a lowlife.....it's got to be "safer" for them when no one is home. And what homeow...
by marlinman93
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...
Replies: 20
Views: 419

Re: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...

As for decocking the AR15, it's pretty easy to do. I can push the rear pin out which lets the upper break open. Then simply lower the hammer with my thumb on it, and close the upper again. I prefer not leaving mine sitting for long periods with the hammer spring under pressure. So I always open it t...
by marlinman93
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...
Replies: 20
Views: 419

Re: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...

I totally disagree with the writer on his premise for the AR15 being OK for home defense. But not because of over penetration. Any long barreled gun is a detriment in close quarters that home defense is really all about. It's far too easy for an attacker to get hold of the barrel of a long rifle or ...
by marlinman93
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: End of season Texas Pronghorn hunt Success
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: End of season Texas Pronghorn hunt Success

I personally think antelope is one of the finest wild game meats around! Those are all good looking goats!
by marlinman93
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I have a project in mind. I have a few question
Replies: 7
Views: 235

Re: I have a project in mind. I have a few question

To start with the barrel should be checked to ensure it's true. Need to check the bore also for straightness, but also check to see it's true in relationship to the outside of the barrel. A good gunsmith should be able to remove your present barrel with sight issues and tell you if it needs straight...
by marlinman93
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ugly On A Stick Levergun
Replies: 15
Views: 416

Re: Ugly On A Stick Levergun

But can you work the lever while holding it sideways? Everybody knows that's the only way to get really accurate firing with this type of gun!
by marlinman93
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first !
Replies: 15
Views: 277

Re: My first !

Crossbows aren't allowed during archery season here in Oregon. You have to use them during regular rifle season, so most people don't use them at all.
Congrats on the harvest!
by marlinman93
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First ever 38-55
Replies: 22
Views: 493

Re: First ever 38-55

I doubt even the thin Starline brass would allow a bullet as large as .385" or larger to chamber as is in any .38-55 chamber. I've had issues getting a .383" bullet to chamber with Starline brass. I can get them to go, but just barely.
by marlinman93
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are you curious about how the magic of the Browning Auto 5 works ?
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: Are you curious about how the magic of the Browning Auto 5 works ?

Although I admire the Auto 5 design, I never felt they fit me well. I always had trouble hitting clay pigeons with the one I owned as it seemed to shoot low when I aimed at them. I'd have to pull up on them and then fire just as I covered the clay bird with the front bead in order to hit. Just wasn'...
by marlinman93
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Browning Auto Shotgun fans....
Replies: 5
Views: 169

Re: For Browning Auto Shotgun fans....

The Browning Auto 5 patented in 1898 was the shotgun design that spawned John Browning to design the Remington Autoloading Rifle in 1900, which became the Rem. Model 8 in 1905. Both designs were huge steps forward at the time, and Browning was inspired by his work on both of these guns to further de...
by marlinman93
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lonesome Dove.
Replies: 13
Views: 391

Re: Lonesome Dove.

Mc Murtry's book and the movie it inspried are both loosely based on Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving's adventures on the Goodnight-Loving Trail in their 3rd trip to Montana with cattle. Even the part about hauling Gus back to Texas was true to Goodnight hauling his partner Oliver Loving's body b...
by marlinman93
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I didn't know you could own these...
Replies: 6
Views: 454

Re: I didn't know you could own these...

I don't get the point of owning one? Since you can't shoot anything but signal flares, why waste good money? Maybe because it looks cool under your AR15, and you want to play Rambo? Since when did "need" or "point" have anything to do with a hobby? *tsk* :lol: Never did. But I'd rather spend my mon...
by marlinman93
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I didn't know you could own these...
Replies: 6
Views: 454

Re: I didn't know you could own these...

I don't get the point of owning one? Since you can't shoot anything but signal flares, why waste good money? Maybe because it looks cool under your AR15, and you want to play Rambo?
by marlinman93
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting Channel on Being Prepared
Replies: 3
Views: 199

Re: Interesting Channel on Being Prepared

Years ago my wife's cousin got into the whole disaster Armageddon preparedness mode. We were over there visiting and he was excited to show me all the things they'd put together in a basement room. So as we were looking it allover and I was smiling and nodding politely, he asks me if we were prepare...
by marlinman93
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 340-E
Replies: 33
Views: 613

Re: Savage 340-E

Those are great guns, and very hard to find in any condition these days! A nice one like that is always a great find!
by marlinman93
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: putor crashed
Replies: 32
Views: 643

Re: putor crashed

I don't back up anything personally. Every time a computer has died my computer guy has been able to take the hard drive out and download the hard drive info to the new one I purchased. I guess I've just been lucky the hard drive was OK when they failed, or at least OK enough to download the data I ...
by marlinman93
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: putor crashed
Replies: 32
Views: 643

Re: putor crashed

I pitched my tower type computer many years ago and got a laptop. Way more compact, more power, and cheaper too. They also seem to last much longer. They generally run $250-$300 for more computer than I ever need.
by marlinman93
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A trip to Cody
Replies: 10
Views: 321

Re: A trip to Cody

I checked off the box on my bucket list that was a visit to the Cody Museum years ago. Now I've added it back on the bucket list just because of the major renovation they've done. I have to go back and see how it compares to my earlier visit.
by marlinman93
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just for fun lets kick around this question ..... What was the best 22 rifle you have ever owned and why?
Replies: 46
Views: 704

Re: Just for fun lets kick around this question ..... What was the best 22 rifle you have ever owned and why?

My criteria for "best .22RF" has to be very accurate. I'm not someone who thinks blasting lots of rounds quickly is that important, and I don't care about a .22RF being lightweight woods hunting rifle. I don't do hardly any .22RF hunting, so that's not on my criteria of best. So if a .22RF is extrem...
by marlinman93
Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .30-40 Krag new brass
Replies: 1
Views: 111

.30-40 Krag new brass

Just got an email alert from Duck Creek Sporting Goods that he's getting in a large shipment of Remington .30-40 Krag brass! Denny said it's 50 for $28. I've dealt with Denny before and always had great service, and very fast shipment! He's a one man operation, and keeps a list of brass people are l...
by marlinman93
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You know what really turns a bland nylon uncle Mikes holster into a item you can be proud of?
Replies: 8
Views: 313

Re: You know what really turns a bland nylon uncle Mikes holster into a item you can be proud of?

wm wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:59 am
You know what really turns a bland nylon uncle Mikes holster into a item you can be proud of? A bedazzler & the imagination and hard work of a 7 year old!

https://www.getbedazzler.com/


If you got it, you gotta flaunt it!!!!

:lol:

Wm
Maybe some pink spray paint prior to starting too?
by marlinman93
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 100 year old Win.
Replies: 31
Views: 598

Re: 100 year old Win.

When you shoot a antique firearm I like to think you are adding to it's history for future owners, it is a shame that It's history will mostly remain hidden but it is fun to speculate. :) Very true! We rarely know where or what these old guns have seen or done! But it's still fun to imagine what th...