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by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.
Replies: 13
Views: 290

Re: Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.

Thanks again Pete, I read somewhere that the Browning mag retainers fit but didn't know they all did.. :)
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410
Replies: 64
Views: 990

Re: 410

765x53 wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:24 pm
narf? "Native American Rights Fund"? :?
:lol:
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.
Replies: 13
Views: 290

Re: Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.

Thanks Pete, the retainers are only $7.00 that's if I can find one, the mag tube has been crimped to stop any more than two shells being loaded (stupid UK law) so it does not require a plug. I just emailed the dealer I got it from saying I expected fair wear and tear but I did assume that the gun wo...
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.
Replies: 13
Views: 290

Re: Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.

Well I bit the bullet and bought a Winchester Ranger 120 in 12 gauge 28" winchoke barrel. Pros: it doesn't rattle like my old Mossberg, its lighter than a 870. Cons: the dealer I bought it off. I spoke to the dealer on the phone and asked all the relevant questions, he satisfied me that all was well...
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found a new Shotgun forum
Replies: 7
Views: 104

Re: Found a new Shotgun forum

That looks worth investigation.... 8)
Darn .410s are addictive enough without new "super" ammo.... :D
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410
Replies: 64
Views: 990

Re: 410

Ok I am late to the party again but have to ask, I see 3" # 4's loaded and wonder if they really are useful. All I can think of is maybe fox and raccoons in the hen's run for 20 yards max. Anyone use them ? Good question, I've been trying to find some to see how they perform. I usually use 7s (can'...
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I am a Paco's for a few days
Replies: 14
Views: 249

Re: I am a Paco's for a few days

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:13 pm
Always more blessed to give than to receive. Hope Paco gets a chance to get out and shoot that beautiful sixgun.
Plus one, beautiful gift.... 8)
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......
Replies: 46
Views: 775

Re: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......

My local gun dealer said transfer fees were going up in the UK because so many guns are bought on line at discount prices, leaving the local dealers with unsold stock.
The big guys can buy in quantity and sell cheaper, but where can you go to drink coffee and BS :?: :lol:
by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JACKALOPE
Replies: 18
Views: 272

Re: JACKALOPE

The only time I have had the privilege of visiting the USA, I took a balloon flight right in the heart of Jackalope country, I got real excited when I thought we had flushed a Jackalope but it was just a common old Jackrabbit..... :( I was relieved in a way as being only a tourist I was not packin' ...
by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found a neat 410
Replies: 6
Views: 191

Re: Found a neat 410

I bought one for gk Jr. many moons ago it was well worn but boy did it shoot, probably the best patterning .410 I ever had, unfortunately the barrel was just a tad under 24" so illegal as a shotgun in the UK, I could have put in on my Firearm license but Jr wanted a double barrel by then... I have s...
by gamekeeper
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got a S&W model 10!
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: I got a S&W model 10!

Great project and well worth the effort..... 8)
by gamekeeper
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone on Shotgunworld.com?
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: Anyone on Shotgunworld.com?

I use shotgun world occasionally, I had to change my password and it took a few tries before I could log on.
by gamekeeper
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Point of impact question
Replies: 11
Views: 280

Re: Point of impact question

Welcome to the fire. :D
As I understand it if you put the tip of the front sight in the notch of the rear sight then the higher the front sight the lower the muzzle will be.
by gamekeeper
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Dusty Texian.
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Happy Birthday Dusty Texian.

Have a GREAT DAY......... :D
by gamekeeper
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......
Replies: 46
Views: 775

Re: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......

Transfer fees are going up over here too and there's seems no way round it. :evil:
by gamekeeper
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 38
Views: 446

Re: Marlin 990

My MagTec 2270 is a cheap knock off of the Marlin action, for a cheap semi auto .22 it is pretty smooth. I always wanted the Marlin 60 they made with a M1 style stock. The 990 looks like a quality rifle.... :mrgreen:
by gamekeeper
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Diploma..............
Replies: 13
Views: 290

Re: My Diploma..............

Congratulations, retirement was the best thing I ever did.... :D
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 38
Views: 446

Re: Marlin 990

Nice going whoever you are....... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?
Replies: 27
Views: 484

Re: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:43 pm
Gamekeeper, your term has a considerably more, um, colorful meaning here in the Colonies.
:shock: :lol:
I apologize if our common language or rather use of is sometimes misunderstood, the term is used frequently over here to describe opinionated know it alls.... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?
Replies: 27
Views: 484

Re: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?

I bet this guy has missed a lot of fun along the way, shooting should all be about enjoying the sport, be it with a superdooper plastic wizbang or a flintlock musket. I would just ignore him , over here we'd call him a twat.... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Easy way to be 'politically active'....
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: Easy way to be 'politically active'....

Amazon are always asking if I wish to donate to a charity, I'll type in Gun Owners Foundation next time and see what happens.
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.
Replies: 13
Views: 290

Re: Winchester 1200.

Well that adventure didn't last long, email from seller, the Winchester 1200 has been sold... :(
I have found a Winchester 120 but at $500.00 doesn't seem so much of a bargain but as I'm mainly shooting American Grey Squirrels it only seems right to shoot 'em with an American made gun... :wink:
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.
Replies: 13
Views: 290

Re: Winchester 1200.

Thanks for the honest opinions, if I get the 1200 it will only get occasional light use, most of my squirrel huntin' is done with a. 410 or .22. wm, thanks for bringing Ithaca pumps to mind, I haven't had one of those either. American made pumps are nowhere near as common over here. The UK is awash ...
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.
Replies: 13
Views: 290

Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.

I'm here again with more questions :? I'm having problems replacing my Russian 12 gauge, I thought it would be simple to pick up a used folding single barrel but the one I bought had to be sent back, it was so off the face and bubbered. So another idea came to mind, I've had Savage, Remington & Moss...
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1877 Sharps Article Finished For "Rifle" Magazine
Replies: 13
Views: 407

Re: 1877 Sharps Article Finished For "Rifle" Magazine

I have only used a Sharps rifle once, a retired army officer let me use his on a 200m range, to say I was VERY impressed would be a great understatement.... :mrgreen:
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin Ballard loading tool
Replies: 8
Views: 209

Re: Marlin Ballard loading tool

That really is an interesting piece of kit, wouldn't it be great to know what stories it could tell ?.
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Motorcycle Wreck
Replies: 6
Views: 386

Re: The Motorcycle Wreck

:lol:
by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410
Replies: 64
Views: 990

Re: 410

Thanks for the link BigSky, I'm not likely to see a Grizzly in my neck of the woods but it's nice to know a .410 ain't completely useless in such an encounter..
by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: And another'n
Replies: 9
Views: 427

Re: And another'n

I like 'em all :lol: :lol: :lol:
by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Old No7 & piller.
Replies: 8
Views: 142

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Old No7 & piller.

HAVE A GREAT DAY Gentlemen........ :D
by gamekeeper
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410
Replies: 64
Views: 990

Re: 410

Mike Armstrong wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:47 pm
PS: betcha that little .410 bolt single shot of Nath's is a "Beeza"! They made nice bikes, too.
The BSA boltaction .410 was built with the Lee Metford bolt and was another good old British shotgun.
One of my .410s is a BSA but sadly made by Investarm in Italy.
by gamekeeper
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410
Replies: 64
Views: 990

Re: 410

I have three .410s plus my 16 gauge/.410 adapter, so yup I'm a fourten fan..... :wink:
by gamekeeper
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday arjunky.
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Happy Birthday arjunky.

Have a GREAT DAY..... :D
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I like this guys idea of plinking
Replies: 7
Views: 477

I like this guys idea of plinking

My first 12 gauge was similar to this one and I'm getting another just because I can but I won't be plinking with 3" magnums..... :shock:


https://youtu.be/I6kWc6cyiyE
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best recoil pad for light 12 gauge ?
Replies: 10
Views: 214

Re: Best recoil pad for light 12 gauge ?

3leggedturtle wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:43 pm
G-K you ever thought about loading some light loads with b-p or Triple7 for it? You could have best of both worlds.
Yup, my local toy shop has some all brass 12 gauge shells but I only have a Lee loader for 30/30. Black powder would be fun, I have some Triple 7 too.
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Great Quote
Replies: 5
Views: 275

Re: A Great Quote

Those Vikings had some common sense ideas and sayings...... 8)
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: leather lace on a saddle ring ,will it cause rust?
Replies: 14
Views: 320

Re: leather lace on a saddle ring ,will it cause rust?

I always thought the leather lace was just to stop the ring rattling against the receiver.
Joe, I was kidding you about the rust, the saddle ring was perfect when I received it from you and it just looks right on my Winchester, handy as the takedown screw too 8)
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time to pray Psalm 144: 1,2.......
Replies: 13
Views: 352

Re: Time to pray Psalm 144: 1,2.......

I have always felt that it was a sacrifice that was so great it can never be repaid......lest we forget.
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: leather lace on a saddle ring ,will it cause rust?
Replies: 14
Views: 320

Re: leather lace on a saddle ring ,will it cause rust?

I had a leather lace on a saddle ring and didn't notice a rust problem but found the lace did get in my way.
BTW Joe you never told me your 9422 saddle ring was rusty when I bought it.... :lol: I still have it on my 9422 and it looks great.. :)
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Senator McConnell's........
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Senator McConnell's........

Puts me in mind of the Bumble Bee, it can't fly in theory...... :?
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Well, screw Kay Jewelers....
Replies: 4
Views: 208

Re: Well, screw Kay Jewelers....

So the manager will not allow armed law officers in his shop if being robbed?......... :roll:
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best recoil pad for light 12 gauge ?
Replies: 10
Views: 214

Re: Best recoil pad for light 12 gauge ?

Thanks for the replies, I will check out what's available over here, I've never heard of the Dead Mule, looks interesting but I don't want to increase the weight too much. I can get some 21g and 24g she!!s over here and they are cheaper too :D not seen any Aguila mini shells, I must look 'em up.. 8)...
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday keyston44.
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Happy Birthday keyston44.

Have a GREAT DAY........ :D
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best recoil pad for light 12 gauge ?
Replies: 10
Views: 214

Best recoil pad for light 12 gauge ?

I'm going to buy a single barrel 12gauge that will be well under 6pounds, I plan on fitting a recoil pad to take some of the sting out of it, I'm a lightweight myself but have never been bothered by recoil, now I'm past my three score years and ten I think I might appreciate a little bit of help wit...
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: And the media portrays 'hunters' as evil....
Replies: 6
Views: 278

Re: And the media portrays 'hunters' as evil....

My thoughts exactly.....
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: And the media portrays 'hunters' as evil....
Replies: 6
Views: 278

Re: And the media portrays 'hunters' as evil....

Not only is that a disgraceful way to treat any animal, surely it cannot be the best way to maximize profits.
Whoever is in charge should be fired and those sick bully boys should do time for animal cruelty.
I wonder from what septic tank that dairy recruits its workers.... :shock:
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: How's Trump doing?
Replies: 15
Views: 320

Re: How's Trump doing?

I was impressed and happy to see President Trump standing next to Her Majesty The Queen at the 75 anniversary of D Day. It was good to see a real American president there and not that imposter Obama.

BTW it was quite a show, well worth watching.
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Ithardman.
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Happy Birthday Ithardman.

Have a GREAT DAY........ :D