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by .45colt
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: interesting tests......
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: interesting tests......

Wow ! a lot of hours work went into that. Thanks for the link.
by .45colt
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted, Browning Auto 5...20 gauge
Replies: 0
Views: 58

Wanted, Browning Auto 5...20 gauge

Hello All, as the title says I'm looking for a 20 ga Auto 5. Let Me know if You have one to let go. Thank You. Jim.
by .45colt
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Terry Murbach's widow
Replies: 11
Views: 457

Re: For Terry Murbach's widow

Ted read my mind..... I was wondering the same thing.................??
by .45colt
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New levergunner arrived yesterday.
Replies: 20
Views: 338

Re: New levergunner arrived yesterday.

Babies everywhere!! Big hands for sure. Congrats!! :D .
by .45colt
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It was a boy!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 275

Re: It was a boy!!!

Awesome!! Congrats. :D .
by .45colt
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Anvil Stand
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: New Anvil Stand

An Osage tree that big should have had lots of limbs good for bow making. that piece You have the anvil on will be still here in 500 years. :D .
by .45colt
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Must have been something to see all right
Replies: 4
Views: 239

Re: Must have been something to see all right

Pitchy Wrote; " Pretty cool Bill, don`t think i`d want to be within a mile when them boilers exploded".. Me neither. Just like when the extended Family out on the farm is going to have a "big" day shooting the cannon or pipe bombs or blowing stuff up with waaaayyyyyy too much tannerite. I just tell ...
by .45colt
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I came in from picking peaches and smell like a farm worker!
Replies: 10
Views: 246

Re: I came in from picking peaches and smell like a farm worker!

Your killing Me..... :cry: :cry: :cry: I'm not one for desserts but My Wife can make peach pie that I can't say no to.
by .45colt
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Old.....?
Replies: 12
Views: 353

Re: How Old.....?

Thanks for All of the information . Now that I'm retired I'm finding time to do some shooting. :D .
by .45colt
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perspective
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Perspective

What a heat sink....once all of that steel gets hot the room will be warm long after the fire goes out.
by .45colt
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Old.....?
Replies: 12
Views: 353

Re: How Old.....?

Jim wrote" Balloon Head cartridges were produced until sometime after WWII .. I believe into the 1950's" . It sure seems the case Jim because this brass doesn't look in anyway old like before WW2. maybe Old Six will chime in, I bet He knows somethin. :D .
by .45colt
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Old.....?
Replies: 12
Views: 353

How Old.....?

Hello to All, On another forum one of the members had 150 pieces of 44-40 balloon head brass for sale. We made a deal and it came yesterday. almost all of it appears unused like new other than being a mellow color. I'm going to shoot black power out of it. Anyone know when balloon head brass was las...
by .45colt
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grandpa Said....
Replies: 16
Views: 502

Re: Grandpa Said....

My favorite was "wish in one hand and pelosi in the other and see which one fills up first"........................................................ :cry: .
by .45colt
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what would hunt with?
Replies: 29
Views: 626

Re: what would hunt with?

Five years ago when the straight wall cartridge thing went into effect I killed a Big Doe at the end of My property with My Marlin 1895 45-70. one shot no problem. I think the Speer 300gr slug is in orbit and I hope to see it come down before long........................... :shock: :D :D .
by .45colt
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a chore!!
Replies: 7
Views: 361

Re: What a chore!!

Good luck on selling Your Trailer....A few years ago I walked into a local Gun shop and on the rack was a Marlin with a Marlin sling , I asked the clerk behind the counter about it and He said "it's just an old Marlin .218 Bee :shock: . " it comes with two boxes of ammo " the rifle was filthy, grimy...
by .45colt
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Diploma..............
Replies: 13
Views: 411

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

Thanks All for the Well Wishes. :D .
by .45colt
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!
Replies: 11
Views: 372

Re: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!

Cool, an extended member of the family has a small cannon with I think a 1 1/4 " bore. they were shooting it across a huge soybean field and it was something to see the dust come up from the round skipping across the ground way down the field.
by .45colt
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Father's Day
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: Father's Day

Same to You Pete and everyone else.. :D . I have to stay calm as the Grandkids will be here today, hopefully the sun will come out later and dry things out before the 4 stooges get here. :lol: .
by .45colt
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone on Shotgunworld.com?
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: Anyone on Shotgunworld.com?

Rusty, I'm on there every day. under contact they have a phone # 256-566-6488 listed . also... info@shotgunworld.com . I'm pretty bad on computers but if I can help otherwise let Me know.
by .45colt
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Diploma..............
Replies: 13
Views: 411

My Diploma..............

I finally made it. A degree in Hard Knocks............A Butcher Workman...... got My pension after working for 46 years and 9 months.....saw the retail meat business go from hours of back breaking labor to being run by mostly bosses who have no idea what it takes to get meat cut and in the counter f...
by .45colt
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1200/120 Ranger./Up Date.
Replies: 16
Views: 627

Re: Winchester 1200.

Years ago when I was shooting trap & skeet all the time one of the Older Guys at the club had a model 1200 Trap Gun for sale. pretty nice gun, well stocked and shot really well. Before I bought it I asked the local Gunsmith about it and He said for a field gun they were O.K. but as a target gun No. ...
by .45colt
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Power........
Replies: 12
Views: 475

Big Power........

This is for everyone who needs more thump at both ends. :shock: . If I was 40 years younger.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFLXjfiklnQ
by .45colt
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 37 years of Bliss
Replies: 28
Views: 583

Re: 37 years of Bliss

Congrats to Both of You Pitchy. :D .Momma and I are on 36. You wrote:"all our problems were and are caused by other people mostly family and relatives". We had the same issues, took quite a while to get them the message to leave us out of their problems.
by .45colt
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USPS thieves
Replies: 20
Views: 695

Re: USPS thieves

Last year they "lost" a 25lb bag of lead shot I ordered from a member here. this is a scam from top to bottom in the usps and likely All know about it. just business, You pay's Yer money and takes Yer chances................................................. the joke is on all of us.
by .45colt
Wed May 29, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers please
Replies: 43
Views: 862

Re: Prayers please

Prayers Sent.
by .45colt
Wed May 22, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt Burgess
Replies: 22
Views: 742

Re: Colt Burgess

That's really Nice...Question, I looked at a used Uberti Burgess a few weeks ago and working the lever the action felt like hot butter, easily the smoothest lever I have ever worked. is the original that easy to work ?
by .45colt
Tue May 21, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Denver Find: Colt Lightning Large Frame 40-60-260
Replies: 16
Views: 448

Re: Denver Find: Colt Lightning Large Frame 40-60-260

"I went to Denver last weekend and it almost busted me. I had no idea what I was getting into".... Thanks for taking one for the team, All that blue steel and walnut........ :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Now You will have to supply a range report .what a beautiful rifle. :D . The best guns show I've...
by .45colt
Tue May 21, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tulsa getting hammered right now!
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: Tulsa getting hammered right now!

Prayers Up, Hope You get through O.K.
by .45colt
Mon May 20, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hope our friends in the Texas Panhandle and Ind'n Nations stay safe
Replies: 7
Views: 226

Re: Hope our friends in the Texas Panhandle and Ind'n Nations stay safe

Prayers Up.. We watched some tornadoes on the news the last few days that were so big and nasty out there they didn't even look real, the news reporter was about speechless.
by .45colt
Fri May 17, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Annie Oakley tonight........
Replies: 0
Views: 200

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: 220

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: 271

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: 437

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: 437

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: 335

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: 534

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: 534

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: 767

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: 605

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: 767

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: 767

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: 692

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: 857

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: 913

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: 501

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: 458

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: 179

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: 199

Re: Prayer request for a coworker.

Prayers Up.