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by 2ndovc
Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A health tidbit I'd never heard of before....
Replies: 9
Views: 223

Re: A health tidbit I'd never heard of before....

Doc, you need to stay off those awful sites! :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unexpected find, old 99 Savage
Replies: 15
Views: 307

Re: Unexpected find, old 99 Savage

I would say that you did good on that deal. Can imagine how many big bucks that rifle laid down? It would be nice to sit down with a cup of coffee and talk to it and hear some real hunting stories. That would be something. I have a few other that like to hear some stories from. A Finn 39, an '86 in...
by 2ndovc
Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Out with a couple .45-70s
Replies: 12
Views: 391

Re: Out with a couple .45-70s

:lol:

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unexpected find, old 99 Savage
Replies: 15
Views: 307

Re: Unexpected find, old 99 Savage

Thanks Pete! Don't know snot about the 99's. Looking forward to getting it out to the range, don't know anything about the .300 Savage either. It's a popular cartridge to the east and north of us. PA and MI shows are full of them, but here in the Flat Lands they are Verboten for deer season and go c...
by 2ndovc
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unexpected find, old 99 Savage
Replies: 15
Views: 307

Unexpected find, old 99 Savage

Stopped by one of my favorite shops the other day. They haven't had any good used stuff in some time but I just happed to be there at the right time. Just happened to spot a Savage 99 in the used rack and asked to take a look. Mismatched butt stock and someone pirated the tang sight but it was in fa...
by 2ndovc
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotting scope recommendations
Replies: 11
Views: 252

Re: Spotting scope recommendations

Thanks Jack. Not going cheap, the Leupold is on the way. Did the cheap thing with the lousy Gander Mtn. special. If I remember right, I had a gift card and couldn't find anything else I wanted. I have an ancient Bushnell that I had been using but my dad repo'd it, and still uses it. Probably 50 yrs ...
by 2ndovc
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Out with a couple .45-70s
Replies: 12
Views: 391

Re: Out with a couple .45-70s

And you had FUN! Man, did I !! What a blast! Nath, In my world, BP is for my muzzle loaders. I did the BPCR stuff years ago and I'm just not into it. Last thing I want to do is clean out an '86 or Sharps all day long. There's a reason someone invented Smokeless! :D :D By the way, I'll be out with m...
by 2ndovc
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glenfield 30/ Range Report
Replies: 15
Views: 577

Re: Glenfield 30/ Range Report

:D :D
jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Out with a couple .45-70s
Replies: 12
Views: 391

Out with a couple .45-70s

The range time the other day with the Glenfield reminded me that I've been neglecting my leverguns. :D Out dodging rainstorms once again but had a blast with a Pedersoli Sharps and Miroku 1886. It was the first time out with the '86, though I've had it since November. It really didn't like the 300 g...
by 2ndovc
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotting scope recommendations
Replies: 11
Views: 252

Re: Spotting scope recommendations

Looks like the Leopold is it, B&H has a great price and free shipping as well.


Thanks Guys!!


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotting scope recommendations
Replies: 11
Views: 252

Re: Spotting scope recommendations

Under $500 I'd buy the Leupold SX-1 at $429. The finest under $500 scope around. https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1210873-REG/leupold_170762_sx_1_ventana_2_20_60x80.html?ap=y&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIybOe1ZPg2wIVg7fsCh1auAFPEAkYASABEgJZO_D_BwE&smp=y That's one I've been looking at. Big fan of Leupol...
by 2ndovc
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotting scope recommendations
Replies: 11
Views: 252

Spotting scope recommendations

I'd taken a Gander Mtn. brand spotting scope out to the range yesterday that I hadn't had out for several years and remembered why I'd put it away in the first place. Total thing. I'd gotten it as a gift years ago it's about useless beyond 35 yds. Soo, this side of spending Big $, what are you guys ...
by 2ndovc
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glenfield 30/ Range Report
Replies: 15
Views: 577

Re: Glenfield 30/ Range report

Well it's a keeper! It shoots very nicely with two of my light target loads. The one on the right is a 120 gr lead RN w/ 7gr of Unique and the right target is 8 gr of Unique under a 130 gr LRN bullet. Shoots about 8" high on the lowest elevation with a 170 gr JSP hunting load, that I can't remember ...
by 2ndovc
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glenfield 30/ Range Report
Replies: 15
Views: 577

Re: Glenfield 30

. Very nice ! AFAIK, Glenfields were all issued with Birch stocks, fore & aft. . That's what I'm finding as well but this one is definitely not birch. Thirty plus years of carpentry has taught me a few things. :D May have been replaced somewhere. He's not even sure where he got it. The guy's a lost...
by 2ndovc
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glenfield 30/ Range Report
Replies: 15
Views: 577

Glenfield 30/ Range Report

I've relieved my loser brother in law of a couple of firearms in partial payment of the large amount of money he owes me. One is a junk/ broken Armscorp .22lr, another is a S&W 36 that needs some work, bent ejector rod, missing springs and some other issues but will be worth getting fixed if I can f...
by 2ndovc
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some of the cool things I get to do.
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Re: Some of the cool things I get to do.

The weather can be tough, especially when it’s 10 below and blowing 40 knots. But growing up here has me pretty used to it. We had a week of upper 80s and low 90s recently. I have a hard time with that stuff. Today’s supposed to be 75 and sunny for the last trip over to the islands. I enjoy getting ...
by 2ndovc
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some of the cool things I get to do.
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Some of the cool things I get to do.

I wrote an estimate for a water damage claim almost a year ago on Middle Bass Island, OH. The poor guy couldn't get a contractor that would travel to the island to do the work, so I volunteered to do it in some down time waiting for storm season. I have some finishing touches to do tomorrow but the ...
by 2ndovc
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 9mm "WinClean" ammo, S&W M&P
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: Winchester 9mm "WinClean" ammo, S&W M&P

Tula ammo is the dirtiest ammo I have used, it also produced stovepipes in my P95. That pistol functions with everything else, Wolf ammo was always reliable for me. Tha amazing accuracy from W-W 124gr. Todd/3leg Oops, that was supposed to be 15 yds. :roll: That's what I get for not proofreading. St...
by 2ndovc
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 9mm "WinClean" ammo, S&W M&P
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Winchester 9mm "WinClean" ammo, S&W M&P

I bought a couple of cases of Winchester WinClean, 9mm 124 gr target ammunition last year for my target nine millimeters. I was really impressed at how accurate it was and it lived up to it's name, the clean up was surprisingly light. However, I've found it to be quite unreliable. I don't have a chr...
by 2ndovc
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin' pics
Replies: 35
Views: 482

Re: Jeepin' pics

Good Stuff! I keep looking at old CJ7s. I'll bag the right one when I see it. :D jb 8) My first Jeep was a 59 Willys CJ5. I still have a sift spot for the oldies. First set of wheels was a '79 CJ7 with the inline 258 and a three speed. I could make that thing stand up and howl! :D jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin' pics
Replies: 35
Views: 482

Re: Jeepin' pics

Good Stuff! I keep looking at old CJ7s. I'll bag the right one when I see it. :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Memphis Homeowner Kills Burglars with AK47
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Memphis Homeowner Kills Burglars with AK47

I'd say it's time to get out of Memphis!

Good for him, though! Two less dirt bags on the street!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some 410 action....
Replies: 11
Views: 366

Re: Some 410 action....

Great stuff as usual! Hard to beat spending the day with a good dog and a .410! :D


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leaves of three, leave it be ...
Replies: 12
Views: 456

Re: Leaves of three, leave it be ...

Joe, My wife uses Roundup but diluted with water just a bit, about 20% I'd say. She sprays it on and around the full grown trees with no side effects that I've noticed. She uses a standard pressure sprayer and lightly wets down the plants. We've been battling the stuff since we bought the place in '...
by 2ndovc
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did a little shootin' the other day.
Replies: 5
Views: 276

Re: Did a little shootin' the other day.

Thanks Guys! We have several Savage MKII's in the house, they're all deadly accurate.

Nath, the Ruger is super fun. While not as accurate as my Sig MPX it's a whole lot cheaper and just as reliable. :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lee handpress for pistol calibres?
Replies: 26
Views: 657

Re: lee handpress for pistol calibres?

I have mine set up with spare sets of .303 British and .44 Magnum. I like it better than the Lee Loaders that I have, just found it easier. Used it quite a bit while I was recovering from an extended hospital stay. I was good therapy in multiple ways. :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Did a little shootin' the other day.
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Did a little shootin' the other day.

3leggedturtle wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:33 pm
I was hoping yer Speed Six was for sale!
No way, I've become far too attached to that one. :D


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did a little shootin' the other day.
Replies: 5
Views: 276

Did a little shootin' the other day.

Dodging thunderstorms yet again but wanted to get some shooting in. I put a new scope on my Savage MK II TRR-SR and got it sighted in. Shooting at 50 yds with my elbows resting on the bench, this was the last group I shot with Federal American Eagle .22LRs. https://i.imgur.com/YMozfMO.jpg https://i....
by 2ndovc
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Did a little shootin' the other day.
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Did a little shootin' the other day.

Moved to where it belongs. Sorry.
by 2ndovc
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT- thought I'd share some pics
Replies: 12
Views: 437

Re: OT- thought I'd share some pics

Lots of math in that ceiling! Looks nice!


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Guys, you have up to $2000 to spend,
Replies: 39
Views: 739

Re: Ok Guys, you have up to $2000 to spend,

There's the deal. You either go full Viking Mode to keep your family alive or be eaten by the savages. People like to think we've evolved past that kind of behavior but in all reality we're about 30 days from absolute chaos. Sooo, let's hope the Gob'ment keeps updating the infrastructure and the wor...
by 2ndovc
Thu May 31, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Guys, you have up to $2000 to spend,
Replies: 39
Views: 739

Re: Ok Guys, you have up to $2000 to spend,

First off they will starve most out and many will turn they're guns in for food, until then I`ll carry two 1911 Colts and a XDs to fend off those trying to steel my food supply. There's the reality. Without power to run the necessities, society will collapse within months, maybe weeks. The elderly ...
by 2ndovc
Thu May 31, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cops need to go back to revolvers
Replies: 52
Views: 1605

Re: Cops need to go back to revolvers

John, Thank you for your post, articulate, reasoned, and "on-point". I'd say! I've not commented on this as I think the OP was silly to begin with. I spent the last six weeks packing a revolver as a CCW due to a broken left arm and a cast. I can tell you that, however much I like my sixguns, I was ...
by 2ndovc
Thu May 31, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Don't "Pahk This Kahr in Havahd Yahd"
Replies: 10
Views: 434

Re: "Don't Pahk This Kahr in Havahd Yahd"

That's a really nice lookin' pistol. And it shoots too!

Way cool! :D
jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Thu May 31, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Guys, you have up to $2000 to spend,
Replies: 39
Views: 739

Re: Ok Guys, you have up to $2000 to spend,

Good stuff everyone! Looks like a leaning towards the .45ACP/ 1911 which is no big surprise for this group. That's where I ended up as well, with my Colt National Match, until I got my Bowen SBH back. Just wouldn't be able to leave it behind now. So, lets open it up a bit. Pick yourself a backup and...
by 2ndovc
Wed May 30, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Guys, you have up to $2000 to spend,
Replies: 39
Views: 739

Re: Ok Guys, you have up to $2000 to spend,

Regular Zombies: My Para Ordnance P-14 in 45 ACP with extra 20rd magazines. Big Zombies: My Ruger Redhawk in 45 Colt with hardcast flatnose loads (and a few 45 ACP's in moon clips). Herds of Zombies: My Ruger Charger in 22 LR with a bunch of 25-round magazines. Hollywood Zombies: My Calico 950 in 9...
by 2ndovc
Tue May 29, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Guys, you have up to $2000 to spend,
Replies: 39
Views: 739

Ok Guys, you have up to $2000 to spend,

on a new "Combat" handgun. Just for kicks, you're preparing for something big. The Zombies are coming, an EMP, Dirty Bombs, whatever. What pistol do you want at your side at all times? I recently got to fondle an H&K MK23 and got me thinking about heavy duty auto pistols. We'll leave the rifles and ...
by 2ndovc
Tue May 29, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Game Of Thrones" Theme - Western Style!
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Re: "Game Of Thrones" Theme - Western Style!

I like it. Talented kid!
They have a pretty good Star Wars cover too.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Tue May 29, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Afternoon's Humor Break
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: This Afternoon's Humor Break

Love the last one!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Mon May 28, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This woke us up this morning ...
Replies: 11
Views: 602

Re: This woke us up this morning ...

Joe,

You don't need to go far. Northeast towards Rt. 6 and the OH border there is nothing but wide open spaces and rural areas for miles and miles to the North and East.


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri May 25, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mountain Lion Attack in Seattle
Replies: 16
Views: 793

Re: Mountain Lion Attack in Seattle

crs wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 7:14 am
Fred may be on to something.
:D
by 2ndovc
Sun May 20, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Your Enjoyment, A Blain-ism
Replies: 9
Views: 355

Re: For Your Enjoyment, A Blain-ism

Had to say it loud before it caught, but that's a good one!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sat May 19, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time for "A Spit & Lanc"
Replies: 7
Views: 352

Re: Time for "A Spit & Lanc"

Awesome! I've been watching "Dunkirk" over and over on HBO. Can't get enough Spitfire time. :D My dad and I were at the Imperial War Museum several years ago, the planes on display were wonderful. Best part was the P51 hanging from the very top looking like the most graceful piece of artwork ever im...
by 2ndovc
Sat May 19, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We Had A Chance To Honor The Deceased Military
Replies: 12
Views: 425

Re: We Had A Chance To Honor The Deceased Military

Way cool, from one band geek to another.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri May 18, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers for the people of Santa Fe, Texas
Replies: 20
Views: 616

Re: Prayers for the people of Santa Fe, Texas

I just sent the following to an old friend. She had been n a gun control rant. I'm really interested in how she will respond. Her father was one of my favorite teachers in school. He'd been on an Anti-Reagan kick, but he's always kept his sense of humor. "I grew up in a house full of firearms. I hat...
by 2ndovc
Fri May 18, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1st Gen. Colt 'Military' SAA Mystery
Replies: 5
Views: 368

Re: 1st Gen. Colt 'Military' SAA Mystery

Interesting. I had an Artillery Model many years ago, it had been through a fire and had been re-blued and fitted with Lexan grips. I'd bought it at an estate auction and knew I had something good but didn't know enough to hang on to it. Sold it for three times what I'd paid for it but I want to kic...
by 2ndovc
Fri May 18, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is Your "Blues" Name ? ? ?
Replies: 7
Views: 339

Re: What is Your "Blues" Name ? ? ?

Ha!

Boney Gumbo McGee, that's hysterical!

Thanks for the laugh!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Thu May 17, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday 308magtip & Ysable Kid.
Replies: 11
Views: 382

Re: Happy Birthday 308magtip & Ysable Kid.

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Happy B-day guys!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Thu May 17, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Father and Son Turkey Hunt Report
Replies: 12
Views: 368

Re: Father and Son Turkey Hunt Report

Very Cool!!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed May 16, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 9.3 x 74R
Replies: 17
Views: 672

Re: 9.3 x 74R

Classic and cool cartridge. Fun to shoot as well, kinda like a 32-40 with a bit more oomph! I've been eyeballing those No.1's too, just can't deal with, yet another cartridge! I have 40+ sets of dies as it is!

Go for it anyway! I probably will too, :shock:

jb 8)