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by jdad
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oregon Rebellion....
Replies: 12
Views: 396

Re: Oregon Rebellion....

When I came to Oregon I left everything CA behind in CA. I got a drivers license, auto registration, changed all account info/addresses, utilities, bank accounts, everything changed over within the first month of arrival . I was fed up with all the CA craziness, weird politics, unfair/unjust laws a...
by jdad
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this the last of Scouting in America?
Replies: 19
Views: 361

Re: Is this the last of Scouting in America?

I was in the Boy Scouts for many years, and became an Eagle Scout in 1972. I loved being a part of scouting. I'd agree with Doc AJ that what did them in was their capitulation to the PC crowd. Of course.... it wasn't ever really about PC. There was the admission of deviants as troop leaders and tro...
by jdad
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What turned you on to guns?
Replies: 35
Views: 512

Re: What turned you on to guns?

I started in the Boy Scouts, with the Junior Marksmanship Program. I earned my Expert around 16. I never shot a firearm again until around 40.
by jdad
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I really dislike striker-fired handguns....
Replies: 21
Views: 994

Re: I really dislike striker-fired handguns....

You guys have forgotten about the Sig 320 "voluntary" recall. You can see the videos online of the "drop it just right and it goes boom" video. I tried it with mine (unlooaded) before sending it back and I heard the click of the striker. I have no problems carrying a light weight, striker fired, pis...
by jdad
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938
Replies: 40
Views: 795

Re: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938

Blaine,
If you do buy the 938 I have the ideal pocket holster for you $20. I don't need it anymore.

https://recluseholster.com/sig-sauer-p9 ... 6add4ddf6a




^^^^
by jdad
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938
Replies: 40
Views: 795

Re: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938

I had a 938 Equinox. Right side safety fell off after 150 rounds and the thing shot 8" low at 7yds. I sent it back and they replaced the safety assembly AND the busted trigger pin. It shot fine after that, but still shot low. Sold it off. It was the best size for pocket carry, but I just didn't tru...
by jdad
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938
Replies: 40
Views: 795

Re: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938

I had a 938 Equinox. Right side safety fell off after 150 rounds and the thing shot 8" low at 7yds. I sent it back and they replaced the safety assembly AND the busted trigger pin. It shot fine after that, but still shot low. Sold it off. It was the best size for pocket carry, but I just didn't trus...
by jdad
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NEW Colt Python
Replies: 33
Views: 1222

Re: NEW Colt Python

Colt will NEVER be able to reproduce the original bluing for 2 reasons. 1. The polishing wheels used Walrus hide......unattainable now. 2. The bluing process they used is banned by the EPA. Get over it. It's a great looking, easy to maintain, revolver for us shooters. I've shot one of the new 3" Kin...
by jdad
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NEW Colt Python
Replies: 33
Views: 1222

Re: NEW Colt Python

This will probably bring the price down on the over inflated used market also. Retail will probably be about $1200. I also find it very tempting.
by jdad
Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .45-70 HSM 430gr +P RNFP Gel Test
Replies: 23
Views: 876

Re: .45-70 HSM 430gr +P RNFP Gel Test

I shot an 80 round silhouette match with a 45-70. The next day my neck and shoulder reminded me of what I did. I no longer own a 45-70. I'm a small guy at 175#.
by jdad
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday jdad.
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Happy Birthday jdad.

I am so glad that I am 60 and not 30, with the way things are going in the world. The 70's, 80's, and 90's seemed so much more fun and sane than today,
by jdad
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Single Action Revolver Maker
Replies: 7
Views: 440

Re: New Single Action Revolver Maker

I read a review that stated the Standard product was as high a quality firearm as the now defunct USFA made.
by jdad
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:42 pm
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: 999

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

This is my type of thread. I'm a rimfire junkie.

These are what I still have

Single shot - CPA Stevens #49

Bolt - CZ452 American

Semiauto - Winchester 74

Pump - Winchester 61

Lever - Marlin 39A
by jdad
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin .410 with an interesting feature
Replies: 8
Views: 479

Re: Marlin .410 with an interesting feature

Nice shotgun, but the Deluxe 410 did not have a fluted forearm and the checkering pattern was the "double diamond" style.

The checkering is nicely done though. Enjoy it! Nice find!
by jdad
Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington rimfire rifle question
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Re: Remington rimfire rifle question

The 522 Viper was a P0S. It will remain a junky P0S. It was an engineering mistake by Remington. There is plenty of links on line to confirm how bad it was.

Don't waste your time on it. :wink:
by jdad
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We received Sugar's DNA
Replies: 7
Views: 381

Re: We received Sugar's DNA

Cool information. So glad she is clear of so many genetic issues! Question that you need not answer if you would rather not: What does a genetic test like this cost? You can buy the Embark kit for under $200, on Amazon. Everything is included. You take a cheek swab, put it in the vial, agitate a fe...
by jdad
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We received Sugar's DNA
Replies: 7
Views: 381

Re: We received Sugar's DNA

FWiedner wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:07 am
A GP predicted adult weight 69lbs?

:?:
The pups were rescued as a stray pack out of Porterville, CA, with their mom. The mom was also only in the 60 range, so it makes sense. We're kind of glad they said 69 and not 109. :D Time will tell.
by jdad
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We received Sugar's DNA
Replies: 7
Views: 381

We received Sugar's DNA

She tested clear of all genetic diseases; Hematologic, endocrine, ophthalmologist, urinary, multi system, neurological, cardiac, metabolic, gastrointestinal, neuromuscular, integument, and skeletal. She is a carrier of a recessive gene that causes Degenerative Myelopathy, but since we are getting he...
by jdad
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think Sugar is going to be BIG
Replies: 15
Views: 557

I think Sugar is going to be BIG

She's 14 weeks on Saturday. She eats 6 cups of puppy chow daily...... 6 CUPS . :shock: House trained for the most part. The rare accident is our fault for not listening to her signals. She still doesn't like to go for walks. Stubborn and willful just like a Pyrenees. We don't think there's any lab o...
by jdad
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been hiding this one
Replies: 10
Views: 476

Re: I've been hiding this one

If you are interested in even having your initials engraved here's the link. Roz Sousa is the person you'll speak with and get sample pictures from. Real easy process and no pressure.

https://www.smith-wesson.com/customer-s ... g-services
by jdad
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another Earthquake....
Replies: 2
Views: 196

Re: Another Earthquake....

I was in my house 60 miles from the epicenter of the Loma Prieta quake in 1989 when it hit. It was a 7.1 also. 3' of water left the pool. We were in our 2nd story bedroom, nothing was lost, but it messed with our heads for a while. First thing we did was back the cars out of the garage.
by jdad
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been hiding this one
Replies: 10
Views: 476

I've been hiding this one

I bought this 686+, unfluted, 7" barrel about 8 years ago. I sent it back within the first month for the factory Master Revolver Package. (Worth every penny of $150). I wanted a range toy and this fit the bill perfectly. Last August I decided I wanted to inquire with S&W about their hand engraving s...
by jdad
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member of the family
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: New member of the family

A great P puppy may become a large dog. An 18 month old P dropped by this week, looking like he had a rough night; he wandered in to our place early just as I was setting garbage containers on the curb. We fed him and he settled in ASAP, making his bed under a lilac bush with damp cool ground under...
by jdad
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member of the family
Replies: 14
Views: 550

New member of the family

2 months ago we had to put down our 11.5 year old due to a heart tumor. House has seemed real empty and my daily routine has been off. "Sugar" chose us yesterday. She's a 10 week old Great Pyrenees/Lab mix. We got her from a rescue. Mom was pure Pyr, but only about 60 pounds. Sugar took to her crate...
by jdad
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New sights available for us with aging eyes
Replies: 5
Views: 527

New sights available for us with aging eyes

I'm young compared to most of you, but at 60 my "handgun eyes" really don't like plain or 3 dot sights. I just bought one of the new HK VP9 Long Slide kits because they had fiber optic sights. What a difference the fiber optic sights made. I really like my P320, but hate the sights. I saw an ad from...
by jdad
Mon May 06, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A sad day
Replies: 19
Views: 707

Re: A sad day

I had a bad day too Jerry..... We had to put our 11.5 yo dog down yesterday. She started having seizures, at the beginning of April, and was put on medication to control it. She had also lost about 15% of her body weight since the beginning of the year. She was a picky eater, so we just figured she ...
by jdad
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting 22 LR versions of Military Rifles...
Replies: 16
Views: 674

Re: Interesting 22 LR versions of Military Rifles...

Here's a Garand training rifle. Not very common.

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/810757311




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by jdad
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger Handgun //// UPDATED
Replies: 18
Views: 824

Re: New Ruger Handgun //// UPDATED

As seen on the Ruger website, " The Wrangler™ is not available for sale in Minnesota and Massachusetts." Based on every other "new" handgun Ruger has put out lately I would wait until after the recall before purchasing. Remember the L atest C rappy P istol, L atest C rappy R evolver, etc. I carry an...
by jdad
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USAF is retiring the remaining revolvers.......
Replies: 8
Views: 551

Re: USAF is retiring the remaining revolvers.......

The local shop just bought the Honor Guard revolvers from the OSP. I think there were a total 12 S&W 686's. Several were no dash and the rest were 686-2. All have 4" barrels with presentation grips. None had been fired that much. The actions were the exact opposite of the current production revolver...
by jdad
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hitler finds out the Mueller investigation is over
Replies: 5
Views: 337

Hitler finds out the Mueller investigation is over

I haven't laughed this hard in a long time. This is so ******* funny. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


https://youtu.be/7cVsmuxOj28




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by jdad
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seattle is dying
Replies: 18
Views: 863

Seattle is dying

You could substitute Portland for Seattle and it would be the same . The liberal vote got what they wanted.

Watch it, it's worth it.

https://youtu.be/b53uiRFq4Ds


:(
by jdad
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is what Benchmade calls an apology
Replies: 36
Views: 1467

Re: This is what Benchmade calls an apology

Somebody sent a message to BM and I don't think they accepted their apology. This is not mine.


https://www.ar15.com/media/mediaFiles/1 ... 861821.JPG




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by jdad
Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Replacing S&W pin on sight *Update 3/7*
Replies: 7
Views: 374

Re: Replacing S&W pin on sight

I bought enough cheap punches to finally learn to "buy once and cry once".

Brownells has what you need.

827-525-780WB
Starrett Pin Punch 1/16"
Mfr Part: 52578

$8.99
by jdad
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is what Benchmade calls an apology
Replies: 36
Views: 1467

Re: This is what Benchmade calls an apology

I just picked up a Gerber "US Assist". Half the price of the BM Mini Barrage I lost. Quality and functionally are pretty darn close.

Nice to see another OR company put out a US made product. https://www.gerbergear.com/Activity/EVE ... _30-001205

They sell for about $70 locally.
by jdad
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is what Benchmade calls an apology
Replies: 36
Views: 1467

Re: This is what Benchmade calls an apology

I heard the GT interview the other day. The PR guy earned his pay, but is just spouting what Les wants him to spout. I'm really surprised Les still won't come out and state a real apology. I guess they figure this will blow over, be a temporary loss of business, and the military contracts will susta...
by jdad
Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm done with Benchmade
Replies: 26
Views: 1126

Re: I'm done with Benchmade

If you are going to the NRA show, Benchmade's booth is directly behind MagPul.

I wonder if they are going to cancel. :twisted:
by jdad
Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is what Benchmade calls an apology
Replies: 36
Views: 1467

Re: This is what Benchmade calls an apology

If you are going to the NRA show, Benchmade's booth is directly behind MagPul.

I wonder if they are going to cancel. :twisted:
by jdad
Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is what Benchmade calls an apology
Replies: 36
Views: 1467

This is what Benchmade calls an apology

You would think they would hire a professional PR firm to put this together. This is the most unsincere, unprofessional, cut & paste, justification of what they did. He couldn't even use the word "firearms". He had to say "things".


https://youtu.be/SRleLfBosBE

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by jdad
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm done with Benchmade
Replies: 26
Views: 1126

Re: I'm done with Benchmade

I lost my BM Mini Barrage about a month ago. I LOVED that knife. I went to the factories of Gerber, KAI(Kershaw/ZT), and CRKT today and it kills me that none of them have anything close in function, ergonomics or quality, TO THE MINI BARRAGE. I will not buy another BM product. The Gerber "US Assist"...
by jdad
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm done with Benchmade
Replies: 26
Views: 1126

Re: I'm done with Benchmade

Great video explains the issues well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH6ajIHNRpM
by jdad
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm done with Benchmade
Replies: 26
Views: 1126

I'm done with Benchmade

This disappoints me in many ways. To summarize... OCPD posted a pic of Benchmade destroying guns for them. Turns out the guns were not required to be destroyed. The Chief is antigun and its his policy. Finally Benchmade was outed as donating to democrats even though their website states they do not ...
by jdad
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Could Apply to Many Levergunners...
Replies: 24
Views: 1363

Re: This Could Apply to Many Levergunners...

Nope, I'm 60, still working, and still will worry about #1 before stepping in #2.

I won't tell the emporer they have no clothes on until I am ready to retire. :wink:
by jdad
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vortex Scopes?....
Replies: 14
Views: 774

Re: Vortex Scopes?....

Just remember to read and follow the torque instructions attached to the scope. It's real easy to over torque and damage the scope when mounting.

The tag on mine said 18 in/pds.
by jdad
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vortex Scopes?....
Replies: 14
Views: 774

Re: Vortex Scopes?....

I have a Viper 4x16 HST. Great scope. Only used it for 100 rounds before selling the rifle.
by jdad
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 317 Air lite 22 ** Update ** #2
Replies: 29
Views: 1499

Re: S&W 317 Air lite 22

. A bout 15 years ago, I bought a similar Model 351PD in .22Mag when they were 1st introduced, paying $325 OTD @ a local funshop. . I also went this route but will not let it go. Speer specifically makes a 22mag Gold Dot, for short barreled handguns . https://www.speer-ammo.com/products/ammunition/...
by jdad
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?
Replies: 22
Views: 1101

Re: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?

Buy a used S&W revolver and send it in to the factory for the Master Revolver Action Package. It's well worth the $150 I spent several years ago.

It's $165 now. https://www.smith-wesson.com/customer-s ... unsmithing
by jdad
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 317 Air lite 22 ** Update ** #2
Replies: 29
Views: 1499

Re: S&W 317 Air lite 22

"$400 is cheap. Those are over $700 new."

You ain't gonna get it for $300. :wink:
by jdad
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: question, Traded for 336sc 35 Rem
Replies: 18
Views: 890

Re: question, Traded for 336sc 35 Rem

It's not an SC. It has a 24" barrel. It's a 336A-DL. Checkering and sling eyes were on the DL.

Nice looking rifle.
by jdad
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request
Replies: 73
Views: 2811

Re: Prayer Request

Very sorry for your loss.
by jdad
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester dropped the ball
Replies: 8
Views: 671

Re: Winchester dropped the ball

My point is the lever action platform is still very viable and perhaps could even be considered ideal in certain locations due to laws inhibiting semi auto ownership.

Agree 100%