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by jdad
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger Handgun //// UPDATED
Replies: 18
Views: 468

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: 430

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: 269

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
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: This isn't good
Replies: 5
Views: 187

Re: This isn't good

How about just a neighbor dispute. They don't like you telling them to keep their dog on their property and "knock kncok" or "CRASH!" on your front door.
by jdad
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: This isn't good
Replies: 5
Views: 187

This isn't good

Rubio, Graham, et al are all going to get this through and we know the POTUS will sign it :|

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-con ... 7/all-info




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by jdad
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seattle is dying
Replies: 18
Views: 666

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


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by jdad
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is what Benchmade calls an apology
Replies: 36
Views: 1104

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: 262

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: 1104

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: 1104

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: 867

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: 1104

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: 1104

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: 867

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: 867

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: 867

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: 1088

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: 528

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: 528

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: 1055

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: 667

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: 1055

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: 626

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: 2057

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: 561

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%
by jdad
Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rolling Block project
Replies: 27
Views: 701

Re: Rolling Block project

Vall,
Good seeing you this morning and thank you for letting me handle the roller. The rifle looks more impressive than your photos show. Al's case coloring really does match up with the Remington buttplate.
by jdad
Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester dropped the ball
Replies: 8
Views: 561

Re: Winchester dropped the ball

" I'd point out that Browning, Henry, Rossi, Mossberg, Marlin as well as a couple European manufacturers have demonstrated that the lever action market is still quite healthy and viable." If you look at the price point of the 4 you mention above, they all are well below Winchester. Also, most of the...
by jdad
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester dropped the ball
Replies: 8
Views: 561

Re: Winchester dropped the ball

They didn't drop the ball, they just understand the market. It's business.
by jdad
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPDATE Somebody want to explain the attraction to this Colt
Replies: 24
Views: 1308

Re: UPDATE Somebody want to explain the attraction to this Colt

Well, well, well, relisted.

This item has been relisted due to a bidding error the first go-around...thank you.

https://www.gunauction.com/buy/15531884




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by jdad
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?
Replies: 38
Views: 1320

Re: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?

I live within a 10 mile radius of Kershaw(Kai), Gerber, Benchmade, CRKT, Leatherman, etc. They ALL make good products. I prefer Benchmade. The ones I have "fit" me and fill their purpose. I can drive up to Oregon City and drop it off when it needs sharpening or service. They will sharpen and replace...
by jdad
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Weaver vs. Vortex opinions?
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Weaver vs. Vortex opinions?

Isn't that Weaver a rimfire scope (RV7)? The Vortex is a centerfire.

I have several of the newer, higher end, Vortex PST scopes on AR's and have no issues.

I have several centerfire and rimfire Weavers also. No problems with them also.
by jdad
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: earthquake casualty
Replies: 29
Views: 1320

Re: earthquake casualty

I think Marlinman recommended these guys a while ago. They must be good if the backlog is up to 24 months.

http://www.stockfixrs.com/
by jdad
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPDATE Somebody want to explain the attraction to this Colt
Replies: 24
Views: 1308

UPDATE Somebody want to explain the attraction to this Colt

Why is this bid up $20,000 more than it's market value? It sure isn't pristine or rare. It ain't my money, just curious as to why.

https://www.gunauction.com/buy/15492009
by jdad
Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Standard Mfg. Double Barreled Revolver
Replies: 6
Views: 462

Re: Standard Mfg. Double Barreled Revolver

Snubby 22 mags have a VERY loud report and a VERY large fire ball. This will double that, so if you miss you might be able to light them on fire and deafen them (and you).
by jdad
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request
Replies: 73
Views: 2057

Re: Prayer Request

Hover Griff. She may not want you to worry, but she really does want and need you there.

Prayers sent.
by jdad
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: End of the Bump Stocks
Replies: 14
Views: 736

Re: End of the Bump Stocks

Binary triggers are next.
by jdad
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Value of Browning Safari??
Replies: 4
Views: 201

Re: Value of Browning Safari??

Here's one that sold recently.

https://www.gunauction.com/buy/15295884


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by jdad
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin Custom Shop
Replies: 4
Views: 372

Re: Marlin Custom Shop

Remington bought Dakota Arms several years ago. Dakota Arms is now the "custom shop". They just add/change an OEM Marlin, with new cosmetics like wood. There's a link on the Marlin website for "custom" :D information and pricing. Since Remlin is no longer producing the 39A you can order one from the...
by jdad
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlins
Replies: 11
Views: 880

Re: Marlins

Latest Rifleshooter has an article about Marlin Texan, 30-30, has some engraving, factory receiver sight. Even has some gold inlay. Yes, Marlin also started a custom shop after over a century of not having one! They bought Dakota Arms several years ago as their "custom shop". The only way to get a ...
by jdad
Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday jdad.
Replies: 6
Views: 324

Re: Happy Birthday jdad.

Thanks! A year closer to retirement.

I bought myself a birthday gift this year. I sent (2 months ago) a s/s revolver back to S&W for some hand engraving. I gave them them my budget and they sent me examples of what they could do. I should have it back before the end of the year.
by jdad
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Singer 1911
Replies: 7
Views: 432

Re: Singer 1911

Already been done a couple of months ago, with documentation.


https://www.gunauction.com/buy/14875678



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by jdad
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another steam loco
Replies: 16
Views: 786

Re: Another steam loco

That's awesome!

You're one hell of a Millwright!
by jdad
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Too many wolves in Oregon already
Replies: 23
Views: 947

Re: Too many wolves in Oregon already

Family member, of someone I work with, was out Elk hunting recently and was stalked by TWO (yes 2) lions. He was aware enough to take out 1 before something bad happened, but the second took off. He reported it to WADFW, they came out and investigated, took the dead one, and confirmed what had happe...
by jdad
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: loc-tite peep sight screw threads or...
Replies: 12
Views: 521

Re: loc-tite peep sight screw threads or...

Here's the spec's for all the "threadlockers".

http://henkeladhesivesna.com/blog/the-d ... adlockers/


Just don't use "Black Max" unless you absolutely never want it to be removed.....ever.
by jdad
Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cimarron Evil Roy Single Actions?
Replies: 6
Views: 431

Re: Cimarron Evil Roy Single Actions?

Thank you both. I appreciate the feedback. So the New Vaquero is more durable, but is the action any better. I'm not looking to compete, but I do want a decent trigger for a range gun. The NV's (and just Rugers in general) that I have handled had enough creep that it could be misconstrued as a facto...
by jdad
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cimarron Evil Roy Single Actions?
Replies: 6
Views: 431

Cimarron Evil Roy Single Actions?

Do any of you have personal experience with these? They appear to be a big step above Ruger and quite a bit more affordable than a USFA.

Thanks


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by jdad
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They are overpriced bad.
Replies: 11
Views: 847

Re: They are overpriced bad.

There's obviously a demand. I don't get it, but it's their money.


https://www.gunauction.com/buy/15057517



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by jdad
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cabela's is doubling down
Replies: 20
Views: 1174

Cabela's is doubling down

I was near the local Cabela's today so I stopped in. They had a revolver I wanted to finger and asked if they would remove the trigger lock. Clerk: " WE CAN"T DO THAT " Me: "Why" Clerk: "Someone in Kansas came in to their library, picked up a pistol, loaded a round and suck started it." Me: "We ain'...
by jdad
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ballard 4 1/2 A-1 Mid Range
Replies: 28
Views: 1102

Re: Ballard 4 1/2 A-1 Mid Range

You did well again.

I did a wheeling and dealing with Dave G. and brought a pretty nice S&W K22 (pre Model 17) home. Great show as usual.
by jdad
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPS shipping
Replies: 16
Views: 782

Re: UPS shipping

Usually Pieces Scattered