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by .45colt
Fri May 17, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Annie Oakley tonight........
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Annie Oakley tonight........

Tonight on PBS World they have a special on Annie Oakley at 8:00 pm. might be Good.
by .45colt
Fri May 17, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Great Idea.....
Replies: 2
Views: 156

A Great Idea.....

Momma and I were out and about today and stopped at an antique store. loads of stuff I would never be interested in but I saw one decent size skull mount from a Mule Deer. I had to lean over a bunch of stuff with My readers on to see a small plaque on the bottom front. In the middle was the Hunters ...
by .45colt
Thu May 16, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red deer rut NZ (no levergun content)
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: Red deer rut NZ (no levergun content)

Well ..............Levergun or not I have to say JOB WELL DONE.......!!! and with an old obsolete round as the '06 ...................... :lol: ... Enjoy.
by .45colt
Thu May 16, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jaquas Gunshop........
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Jaquas Gunshop........

Yep Fin, Fur, and Feather is a great place no doubt been there many times as My Daughter used to live just past the one in Ashland. :)
by .45colt
Mon May 13, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jaquas Gunshop........
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Jaquas Gunshop........

Hello All, Last week Momma and I spent a few days in Findlay Ohio. Among other things to see for Me Was Jaquas. I know this isn't news to some here but for any shooter who finds themselves anywhere near Findlay it's a must See. hundreds of new and used guns of all types for any budget. the guns are ...
by .45colt
Sat May 11, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Removing a stuck, hardened-steel, bolt....
Replies: 8
Views: 228

Re: Removing a stuck, hardened-steel, bolt....

I don't know what You have on hand for applying heat Doc, but I can say that a few years ago I bought a map gas set from Home depot .(yellow) bottle) it will get some pretty big pieces of steel glowing red/orange in no time and I find it invaluable around the shop when things are stuck. I bet that b...
by .45colt
Tue May 07, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: talk me into/outta a bighorn 500S&W
Replies: 21
Views: 370

Re: talk me into/outta a bighorn 500S&W

This................."The other thing about the BHA Model 89 is that being designed specifically around the 500 S&W cartridge, it seems very unlikely to suffer the problems one can get when you re-do a rifle in a bigger cartridge"....... I agree totally, If I was a lot younger I would have ordered o...
by .45colt
Tue May 07, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: talk me into/outta a bighorn 500S&W
Replies: 21
Views: 370

Re: talk me into/outta a bighorn 500S&W

I say why not? Go for it. :D . If I were to get one it will be set up like this one on Gun blast with the 22" barrel and half mag. one sweet Rifle.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vmjb-52L2bY
by .45colt
Tue May 07, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.
Replies: 45
Views: 508

Re: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.

Bill wrote;"Thanks friend. I hope it works out well, too, as I drew a cow elk tag for early December and plan to hunt with heavy handloads in a Bisley in .45 Colt." Awesome Bill. I bought My .45lc Bisley 7 1/2" when they first came out I think in '85 . they are Great Shooters. I'll be watching for t...
by .45colt
Tue May 07, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A sad day
Replies: 19
Views: 448

Re: A sad day

Sorry to Hear this, never easy. I Hope that Your Wife heals Well.
by .45colt
Tue May 07, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.
Replies: 45
Views: 508

Re: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.

Glad Your on the mend, anything with the lower back is hard to live with. Hope it is a total success.
by .45colt
Sun May 05, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.
Replies: 45
Views: 508

Re: Good thoughts appreciated

Prayers Up .
by .45colt
Sat May 04, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I dunno boys, this is pretty weird ...
Replies: 24
Views: 529

Re: I dunno boys, this is pretty weird ...

Those would have fit right in at the Adams Family House... :o :o :shock: .
by .45colt
Wed May 01, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Calm down....
Replies: 37
Views: 701

Re: Calm down....

If You read the post about How You were doing Nath, I quoted the teamster from Dances With Wolves, when looking at a Skelton on the plains with an arrow sticking out of it He exclaimed loudly : Somebody Back East says: "Why don't He write".............. :shock: :D . And now You Have . Welcome Back. ...
by .45colt
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?
Replies: 32
Views: 782

Re: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?

" Somebody Back East says: "Why don't He write".............. :shock: :D .
by .45colt
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keith, with two sixguns
Replies: 17
Views: 411

Re: Keith, with two sixguns

Octagon wrote; "His book on shot gunning is the finest thing of its kind"..... I had always been a Huge Keith fan reading everything I could find that He wrote. I one time got several of His books from the local library on loan from other library's. when I read "Shot Guns by Keith" I then realized H...
by .45colt
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So you think you've got troubles?
Replies: 11
Views: 399

Re: So you think you've got troubles?

Saw that show the other night Bill, Young Henry must have had a HIGH tolerance for ALOT of Pain !!! . and Yes the doctor was gifted indeed.
by .45colt
Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4-Barrel "Quattro-Cannone" 28ga Shotgun
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: 4-Barrel "Quattro-Cannone" 28ga Shotgun

"I'll bet that was fun to regulate."....what warrenty. :shock: :shock: :lol: :lol: .
by .45colt
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request for a coworker.
Replies: 10
Views: 133

Re: Prayer request for a coworker.

Prayers Up.
by .45colt
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Easter
Replies: 11
Views: 143

Re: Happy Easter

Same to You Lenn...watch to the North as I'm sure the Hostiles are planning a raid........they know who has the hot dogs. :D .
by .45colt
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A mans wiener roaster
Replies: 16
Views: 439

Re: A mans wiener roaster

A lot of the women I worked with in the last 40+ years would take that Cowboy to "Fantasy Island" every night Pitchy............. :shock: :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by .45colt
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeff Quinn review of the Ruger Wrangler
Replies: 20
Views: 630

Re: Jeff Quinn review of the Ruger Wrangler

Thanks Jim, I looked at Gunblast today and couldn't find the review. Looks like just what I've been waiting for, no worry's if it get wet or dirty. Sure is Good to see Jeff up and around. :D .
by .45colt
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BAR sporting....???
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Browning BAR sporting....???

Local Fun store has a Belgium Browning 30-06 BAR . Anyone ever have one? Good ,Bad or ugly..... :) .
by .45colt
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More crossbow pictures
Replies: 9
Views: 245

Re: More crossbow pictures

That's some terrific work Great job!! :D .
by .45colt
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1849 Pocket Navy "Magnum" conversion?
Replies: 18
Views: 694

Re: 1849 Pocket Navy "Magnum" conversion?

You need a Ruger Blackhawk 32-20, they are small and heavy but built like a tank . You could re- load to kill T Rex with one.
by .45colt
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speakin' o' dang snakes, see this one?
Replies: 11
Views: 349

Re: Speakin' o' dang snakes, see this one?

Left alone for just a second that Kid would be lunch for the snake.
by .45colt
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Built a barn today
Replies: 19
Views: 320

Re: Built a barn today

:D .
by .45colt
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Dad's old 1945 sporterized Jungle carbine
Replies: 10
Views: 326

Re: My Dad's old 1945 sporterized Jungle carbine

Boy that is really cool 8) . I happy for You that You got it . can't wait to see the targets.!
by .45colt
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 70 .375 H & H........
Replies: 23
Views: 599

Re: Model 70 .375 H & H........

Good Luck Mark, if I shoot My 45-70's again it will be light loads or I will be getting a lead sled for anything heavy.
by .45colt
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Grand Finale! Marlin 1889 and 1894CB 44-40, Paper targets and Golf Balls @ 265 Yards
Replies: 11
Views: 285

Re: My Grand Finale! Marlin 1889 and 1894CB 44-40, Paper targets and Golf Balls @ 265 Yards

Awesome Brian !! love the report of those High velocity rounds. Thanks For sharing.
by .45colt
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Obit...He Might Have Been One Of "Us"....
Replies: 6
Views: 229

Re: Great Obit...He Might Have Been One Of "Us"....

Tim didn't know it but He had a Brother from another Mother where I worked, My Co-Worker Jim was a bachelor His whole life ,drank and smoked and told people off with the speed of light. He was hit by a train twice at the same crossing ....., Didn't matter if it was the Boss or a soon to be ex-girlfr...
by .45colt
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pressure Measurements - how do you do it...?
Replies: 8
Views: 246

Re: Pressure Measurements - how do you do it...?

Doc, look up Savvy Jack, He is a 44-40 lunatic 8) , and He knows how this All works and has a pressure test barrel. He has posted Here quite a few times lately. He is a Great Hombre. :D .
by .45colt
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 70 .375 H & H........
Replies: 23
Views: 599

Re: Model 70 .375 H & H........

Yep Doc, I had laser surgery in My left eye and then about a year and a half later the retina tore again through the laser "patch". I have had a viterectomy in each eye was off work for six weeks with one and nine weeks with the other. After surgery You are allowed to do nothing at all but walk, no ...
by .45colt
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1866 SRC
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Winchester 1866 SRC

All I can say is :shock: :shock: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: .
by .45colt
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winter Almost Over
Replies: 8
Views: 171

Re: Winter Almost Over

it looks to Me like Your missing California , I can see why,........ wolves, Elk , and Buffalo and all of those annoying mountain top's with no smog to make a nasty haze.................I hope You don't wake Up from the dream soon. Enjoy............... :lol: :lol: :lol:
by .45colt
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 70 .375 H & H........
Replies: 23
Views: 599

Re: Model 70 .375 H & H........

I applaud All of the Recoil proof Gentleman on this forum... :D :D :D ..........Keep blasting away with 40 ,50, 60, 70+ftlbs of recoil for most of Your life and when You/if.......You.... get past 60 and suddenly have a torn or detached retina in your eyes , the Retina Specialists Doctors will operat...
by .45colt
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sucks to be Dicks Sporting Goods
Replies: 21
Views: 491

Re: Sucks to be Dicks Sporting Goods

WELL............................................................................BY..............................................
by .45colt
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 70 .375 H & H........
Replies: 23
Views: 599

Re: Model 70 .375 H & H........

I sold My Ruger No 1 .375 h&h due to health concerns. If I were going to go big again it would be the .375 Ruger Guide Gun. not a classic but a platform to use in the field. Jeff Quinn did a review on Gunblast a few years ago and the difference shooting it with and without the muzzle break was quiet...
by .45colt
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A ? for you phobia x-spurts ...
Replies: 19
Views: 384

Re: A ? for you phobia x-spurts ...

Bill wrote "I am deathly afraid of having to eat canned spinach. What is the name for that"... it's because of your age you have PSS....(Popeye spinach syndrome) just knowing that every big ugly Guy will get a can of whoop butt from you, and then Olive Oil will never leave You alone again. don't fig...
by .45colt
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A ? for you phobia x-spurts ...
Replies: 19
Views: 384

Re: A ? for you phobia x-spurts ...

Nothing wrong with You Joe...A lot of people who shop in a supermarket won't even touch the meat in the packages, they grab the clear food bags and with their hand in the bag pick up the package. We use plastic gloves all day long when cutting meat and change them all of the time. I bet if You got s...
by .45colt
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hay Trolleys
Replies: 58
Views: 952

Re: Hay Trolleys

Like being in a time machine.........It's about 88* at 2:00 in the afternoon in August here in Ohio . 1969.. I'm 15 ...After following the hay baler around for hours and pitching bales up on the truck, back to the barn......an electric hay elevator brings bale after bale of hay up in the barn, throw...
by .45colt
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many (minimum) leverguns does it take...?
Replies: 17
Views: 394

Re: How many (minimum) leverguns does it take...?

I'm All Set. Marlin 94 in .218 Bee and 32-20. Marlin 45-70 for factory level loads, Pedersoli 86/71 for big thump on both ends :shock: and for long range the Marlin MXLR .338. just wish I would have had these 30 years ago.
by .45colt
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Cimarron Model 1894
Replies: 12
Views: 456

Re: The Cimarron Model 1894

In defense of Cimarron Arms , maybe an E-mail or phone call is in order. I am not as experienced as most of the members here but Cimarron has tried to keep the guns of the old west alive for quite some time . I would think We need All of the Help We can get. and I don't want Winchester to come back ...
by .45colt
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rattlesnakes.
Replies: 39
Views: 862

Re: Rattlesnakes.

I watched that video of the Jack Russell and the snake. flippin awesome. We spent a day several years ago at a distant relatives house several hours away. I was pretty bored went outside for a walk. they had a big useless cat, a Dalmatian and a Rat Terrier . The Terrier followed Me around like a Haw...
by .45colt
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers needed for daughter today
Replies: 28
Views: 356

Re: Prayers needed for daughter today

Prayers Up.
by .45colt
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seattle is dying
Replies: 18
Views: 678

Re: Seattle is dying

I couldn't watch the whole show :evil: but I'll bet the mayor and the council don't live in the city and they are all getting rich from some federal or state programs that they are bleeding dry . a shame what's happening.....
by .45colt
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Show Find Winchester Low Wall 22 Long
Replies: 40
Views: 1263

Re: Gun Show Find Winchester Low Wall 22 Long

What a Great Rifle and all of the other treasures . Thank You for the post. Keep Up the Good Shootin... :D .