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by 2ndovc
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....sixguns for sixgun
Replies: 53
Views: 2111

Re: I want this ....marlin model 20

Tonto wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:02 pm
AJMD429 wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:58 pm
Ok......how many times has this thread changed titles...?
:D
I like it Doc. Adds a little action. It sure beats, "what color socks do you wear when getting a gallon of milk? ---Tonto. :D
I like it as well. Feeds my ADD when it comes to shooters. I can't seem to stop. :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Marlin 1894p for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 239

Re: Marlin 1894p for sale

Don't know if the ports make a difference or not. I just like the 16" barrel and how smooth it is. I've had mine for a long time and it's always been a "Go To" rifle when something needs to be Whacked!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Marlin 1894p for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 239

Re: Marlin 1894p for sale

Someone really needs to buy this! I really don't need two of them!!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 426

Re: .760"!

jb, I do that all the time with .310 RB for the .30 cal and .315 for the .303 Brit, 7.62x39 & 54R. It's a blast and they make very little noise, but will still penetrate a 1/2" piece of plywood. does this mean .30 is loose in a .30-30? I can't find my supply of rb to check it. wonder if a light cha...
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in OH Pedersoli Sharps SRC
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: FS in OH Pedersoli Sharps SRC

Thanks Guys. It's a really cool carbine, but I have several short barreled .45-70s. I'll leave it here for another day or so and then it's off to Gunbroker. https://i.imgur.com/MkkziFE.jpg?1 https://i.imgur.com/0jFxzCv.jpg https://i.imgur.com/g0wir1R.jpg https://i.imgur.com/gepK6OX.jpg jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 485

Re: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!

Fellers the name. Seems like a a great guy. Thanks! Yep, that's the guy. Little dude with a handle bar mustache. Had great stuff and amazing knowledge of sights, grips and all kinds of small parts. He'd usually have a case with a couple Browning pistols or something interesting. Glad to hear he's s...
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in OH Pedersoli Sharps SRC
Replies: 3
Views: 112

FS in OH Pedersoli Sharps SRC

I'll put up some more pictures tomorrow.

Excellent condition Italian .45-70 Sharps carbine. I have two and want to send one off to someone that will use it as well as pay for part of my .357 obsession. :D

$750 shipped to your FFl.
Image
jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 485

Re: Lyman returned my email

I just spoke with a very nice gentleman ( the other contact from Lyman) in Ohio, he has retired but Lyman doesn't believe him so they keep giving out his number. First thing he said was ' boy that's going to be a tough one to find' I'm afraid he is right! Looking like a weaver base is soon to be in...
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest obsession...
Replies: 10
Views: 332

Re: Latest obsession...

Bagged one on Gunbroker. More than I wanted to spend, but needed a fix!

The S&W TRR8 should be here Thursday. :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 426

Re: .760"!

I've been wondering if sized 000 would be practicle as cheap plinkers in the 30wcf.... Not sure on the exact diameter of triple O but if you can jam them in the mouth without excessively bulging the case before adding a couple of grains of Bullseye, you will be able to pop squirrels out to 30 yards...
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest obsession...
Replies: 10
Views: 332

Re: Latest obsession...

From what I've read, they can only be adjusted by S&W.


Waiting on delivery info. Looking forward to this one.


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest obsession...
Replies: 10
Views: 332

Latest obsession...

I've had a pile of .357 Magnums over the years but the only one's I'd hung on to were a S&W Model 66 w/ a 2 1/2" barrel and a Rossi 92. the 66 was lost in the "Purge" and ended up replacing it with a really great Ruger Speed Six. That sixgun and some recent postings of Skeeter Skelton articles has r...
by 2ndovc
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 485

Re: Lyman returned my email

Way cool!
Gotta keep these things running. :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 22Belgian garden gun
Replies: 8
Views: 289

Re: 22Belgian garden gun

That one is super cool too! Great "back porch" rifle.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..
Replies: 24
Views: 635

Re: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..

That's cool!!

I've had a bunch of military .22 training rifles. The only one I've hung on to is an Enfield No.7 MKI made for the Royal Australian Air Force. That's one I'll never let go of. I have a Couple Martini conversions, but those were Club rifles after the fact.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Receiver sights
Replies: 14
Views: 320

Re: Receiver sights

I was given a Win. 75 a few years ago that had been stored in a damp basement. The case it was in had rotted through and the Lyman peep, trigger guard and butt plate were pretty much dust. I pulled the barreled action out of the stock and sent it off to a cousin that is a gunsmith for Beretta. He wa...
by 2ndovc
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 805

Re: Over weight !!!!

Thanks buddy! Can you believe he is hacking on me like that? Nice ride, bro! All this schlong talk must be a Pennsylvania thing. :shock: I was up to 294 at one point. Lost 72 pounds while in the hospital. I don't recommend the "Coma Diet"! I've been told that I looked pretty frail at 222 and 6'2", ...
by 2ndovc
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 407

Re: The Eye is Approaching

Hang in there, Jay!

My aunt lives in Asheville. She's been through a few and isn't worried yet but I keep checking in on her.

We'll be thinking about you and everyone down there.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Sixgun--video added--
Replies: 37
Views: 614

Re: Ok Sixgun--video added--

You guys crack me up! That's pretty wild Pitchy! I remember my dad asking his mom about 20 years ago, she as about 90 at the time, what she thought was the best invention of her lifetime. She said the electric washing machine. Said it freed up more of her time than anything else that she could think...
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old dog, new tricks
Replies: 18
Views: 282

Re: Old dog, new tricks

My dad's the same age. Always full of surprises. :D
He spent his late 60's sailing the Caribbean and is still always on the go.


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old dog, new tricks
Replies: 18
Views: 282

Re: Old dog, new tricks

That's cool! My dad has a Fast Fire on a S&W .22 and really likes it.
Hope he bags a good one! :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 25-20 pet loads
Replies: 9
Views: 331

Re: 25-20 pet loads

My Martini really likes the 70 gr LRNGC bullets from grandpa's Cramer mold sized at .259 and 4.2 grains of Unique. Those will shoot under an inch at 50yds. Shooting a 75 gr Sierra with 10.5 grains of IMR 4198 shoots just a little bigger at 1 1/4" or so. I have a 100 gr Cramer mold that he used mostl...
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..
Replies: 24
Views: 635

Re: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..

Jason, that's really promising. What's the trigger like? If rough, might be fixes to be found over at rimfirecentral dot com. Bill, the trigger is FANTASTIC!! Duplicates the military style two stage with a short take up and it breaks at three pounds, if that! Gunny, Being this intelligent is a burd...
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Truckers and Toll Roads
Replies: 19
Views: 451

Re: Truckers and Toll Roads

I certainly don't mind spending a few dollars to take the OH turnpike. It's very well maintained and every year they rebuild two, ten mile sections along with other repairs. The weather extremes we have really give a beating to our roads, especially in the northern half of the state. If you have an ...
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..
Replies: 24
Views: 635

Re: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..

Just did a quick Gunbroker search for the 60A. Looks like the $ would be worth the investment. In decent shape they are worth a couple of bucks.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Back From Ohio
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Re: Got Back From Ohio

OldWin wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:26 pm
May she rest in peace, Blaine. It sounds like you are at peace, also. I'm glad of that, and that it was a safe trip.
God Bless.
Nicely said!

jason
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..
Replies: 24
Views: 635

Re: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..

Thanks Guys! Well this thing can shoot! Seems to like lighter and faster bullets, but there wasn't that much difference between the 36 gr and 40 gr high velocity rounds. Both shot under an inch at 25 yds. The CCI Quiet 22 had a slightly larger and shot a little lower, predictably. I shoot these in t...
by 2ndovc
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..
Replies: 24
Views: 635

Re: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..

Pete, Rhode Island Island is the first place they'll look!!

Let me wear it out first, then I'll send it over. :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every 20 years or so...
Replies: 6
Views: 320

Re: Every 20 years or so...

I've only been around for the last two. When the Challenger exploded I was in high school. They let us gather in the lunch room and wheeled in a couple of TVs. Lots of emotions going on that day. On 9/11 my ex-wife had flown out of Cleveland on a business trip that morning to Missouri. I was buildin...
by 2ndovc
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..
Replies: 24
Views: 635

I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..

Especially .22s and even more so for military training rifles. Saw this Zastava M56 Mauser style training rifle online a couple weeks ago and had to have one. The first one arrived in multiple pieces and had to go back. The replacement got here the other day, fortunately in one piece but it was a me...
by 2ndovc
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little sawmilling
Replies: 17
Views: 358

Re: A little sawmilling

That's pretty cool! I could use some 2"x8"s and 2"x6"s. :D

Gotta run out this morning for some lumber to frame out the windows in the new barn. That's after I stop by the range of course!

jb :D
by 2ndovc
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Re: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3

Yeah, supposed to be pushed out by a cooler front coming through this afternoon. I'm with ya on the heat, it's hard to work in that stuff.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Re: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3

That's way too pretty for mine. Cars and trucks on the first floor and storage up above. I'll wire, insulate and panel it eventually but it will be awhile. Didn't get much done today. We didn't get the wind and rain as promised but we got enough to turn that side of the yard into a great big sticky ...
by 2ndovc
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Day in History: "The Battle of Lake Erie, 1813"
Replies: 7
Views: 259

Re: This Day in History: "The Battle of Lake Erie, 1813"

Growing up on Laker Erie, the stories of the battle are pretty unavoidable. The USS Niagara was in town this summer as part of a Tall ship tour. Not as big as you would think and just over 110', but an impressive ship none the less. https://i.imgur.com/2u3X2rL.jpg https://i.imgur.com/wds5rsI.jpg Per...
by 2ndovc
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Re: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3

jeepnik wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:13 pm
12 years? Heck I've got socks older than that. :roll:

Seriously, congrats on the 12. I suspect many more are to come.
Ha! I say that to the kids all the time. It's the second time around for both of us and just now broke our previous records, so something must be right. :D

jb :D
by 2ndovc
Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Re: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3

Wow, that went up quick! Good luck with the storms this weekend! Thanks Bill, and everyone else! So far the storms have been a flop but the heaviest part is supposed to be here sometime tonight. Today is our 12 year anniversary, Bubbles bought me a couple of new windows for the barn. So sweet! :D j...
by 2ndovc
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The old Jeep needed a tummy tuck
Replies: 26
Views: 530

Re: The old Jeep needed a tummy tuck

Looks good though! I wouldn't have a clue how to do something like that. I keep looking at old CJs, someday I'll bag another one. :D


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are Winchester-Browning lever actions invulnerable?
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: Are Winchester-Browning lever actions invulnerable?

A few units during the campaign in the Philippines were equipped with Model '95 Winchesters much like the Russian Muskets. It's reported that the American soldiers hated them. One of the biggest complaints was trying to work the action while prone or under heavy cover. The Krag was the hands down fa...
by 2ndovc
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woodscolts, strays.....
Replies: 12
Views: 334

Re: Woodscolts, strays.....

What Pete said..

I had a pair of them years ago. Both were scary accurate, but don't have a clue what I was loading them with anymore.

Have fun!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Re: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3

Jack, that's a beautiful barn! Mine will get there but I want to do some of it myself. " Because, I can" I think is a common phrase around here. I like the cupola, I might have to make one of those too. Did one years ago, turned out pretty good. Better yet, one that looks like Snoopy's dog house! :D...
by 2ndovc
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pitchy!
Replies: 23
Views: 507

Re: Pitchy!

Hang in there, Lenn. We're all thinking about you!

Jason 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pure Class...
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Pure Class...

Way Cool!! :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Re: Barn raising, day 1&2

My Amish crew finished up around noon today. Gave the man in charge a fat envelope full of cash and off they went. :D Now I get to do my part and tie the two together so the roofer can come next week. Then add the doors, windows and siding. It will take me awhile but that's the enjoyable part for me...
by 2ndovc
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Re: Barn raising, day 1&2

Ha! Those little buggers won't do anything for themselves. :D The boys got an early start this morning. We're suppose to get several inches of rain over the weekend due to the leftovers of hurricane Gordon. It will be dried in by the end of the day, so no worries. I was concerned about all of the OS...
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Re: Barn raising, day 1..

Day two got off to a late start due to some early thunderstorms, but the guys got a lot done today. Trusses are up. https://i.imgur.com/7LRaDJx.jpg Walls are sheeted and Tyveked. https://i.imgur.com/SiEmOr8.jpg Bubbles is having fun watching the progress. Went out buying entry doors and exterior lig...
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Re: Barn raising, day 1..

Around here whenever a new horse barn is done it seems the Amish are hired, they KNOW how and have the work ethics to get it done. However the crew always has 1 Mennonite on the crew and he never leaves the ground! Knowing less than nothing about the Amish or Mennonite folks, why the Mennonite? And...
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Re: Barn raising, day 1..

Pete, I hear ya. I've been in the construction world since I was a kid. Finding a sub contractor that you trust to show up when you really need them is the toughest part.


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 757

Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3

After months of delays from the local building department, truss mfg and two framing crews that disappeared on us we finally got started on the new pole barn/ garage that I've been promising Blondie for about 12 years now. A good friend of mine hooked me up with an Amish crew and they worked their b...
by 2ndovc
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cleveland Air Show
Replies: 25
Views: 496

Re: Cleveland Air Show

That's wild! I'll bug the old man tomorrow about his pictures. :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cleveland Air Show
Replies: 25
Views: 496

Re: Cleveland Air Show

That's cool! I haven't been there yet but my dad was just there. He came across some original photographs of Eddie Rickenbacker from 1918 and earlier. He's donating them to the museum. The curator said they were an incredible find. I'll put up some scans when he sends them to me. Pretty wild. jb 8)