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by 2ndovc
Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attn Veterans
Replies: 10
Views: 101

Re: Attn Veterans

Well said Grizz,

Thanks to all of you that have worn our country's uniforms!

Jason
by 2ndovc
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 30-30 does it again
Replies: 32
Views: 430

Re: The 30-30 does it again

Way cool!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The new Bisley's a keeper!
Replies: 10
Views: 261

Re: The new Bisley's a keeper!

Very nice! I like Bisleys, but have never fired one. How do you like the grip compared to the standard SAA type grips when shooting? For me, I like they size of the grip, fits my hand well and seems to have a bit more control with heavy loads. I have two Super Blackhawks, one Old model and one of t...
by 2ndovc
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The new Bisley's a keeper!
Replies: 10
Views: 261

The new Bisley's a keeper!

Didn't get a chance to shoot the .45 ACP cylinder. With the Power base pin I have to take the ejector rod and housing off to change out the cylinders because of the 3 3/4" barrel. The guy I bought it from just sent me the original base pin. It may just end up back in the revolver. Anyway, Had time t...
by 2ndovc
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice - mini 30, AK or sks
Replies: 25
Views: 332

Re: Advice - mini 30, AK or sks

The Ak's out there these days are all parts kits thrown together by one importer or another. I've had several and none of them would group under 3" at 50 yds. The last one was a complete waste of time, wouldn't feed more than 2-3 rounds at a time and my 1960s Chinese beat to snot surplus SKS shot ci...
by 2ndovc
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Sixgun
Replies: 16
Views: 384

Re: New Sixgun

Thanks Pete!!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Sixgun
Replies: 16
Views: 384

Re: New Sixgun

I like it, alot! Can i have the 44 mag since you dont beed redundacy! :mrgreen: I'm on the lookout fir a SS 4 5/8 357 Blackhawk. I dont know why the short barreled revolvers are so appealing all of a sudden. Have you got to put it on paper yet? Todd/3leg Just picked it up from my dealer last night,...
by 2ndovc
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Sixgun
Replies: 16
Views: 384

New Sixgun

I picked up a barely used, slightly customized Ruger Bisley in .45 Colt / .45 ACP last week. I was looking for the .44 Magnum Vaquero to go along with the stainless SBH when I came across the Bisley and bought it instead. I ordered a matching set of maple grips for the Super Blackhawk to go with it....
by 2ndovc
Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1A.....love it or hate it.....!
Replies: 17
Views: 373

Re: M1A.....love it or hate it.....!

Never had a problem with the accuracy from my M1As. The heavy barreled National Match I had before these two never had any issues hitting the 600 yd. targets at Camp Perry. https://i.imgur.com/C3w9RD6.jpg?1 I like my ARs but for me the AR-10s don't fit as well. Plus growing up shooting M1s and M1 Ca...
by 2ndovc
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any WWI artillery shell experts here?
Replies: 12
Views: 312

Re: Any WWI artillery shell experts here?

AJMD429 wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:08 pm
JRD wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:12 pm
I’ve not found any references to the markings on the bottom.
The 'PEW' is just signifying the noise it makes when fired - "....pew, pew, pew...." :D
That was my first thought too! :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request
Replies: 23
Views: 279

Re: Prayer Request

Sorry to hear about your mom. Like some of the others here, I went through this just over two years ago as well. I was the exec, of my mom's estate. My sister showed after twenty years of living outside of the US and spouting orders. I had to remind here several times that my mother wanted everythin...
by 2ndovc
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Classic Firearms has Beretta 81 "Cheetah" in stock for $210
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: Classic Firearms has Beretta 81 "Cheetah" in stock for $210

Very fun little pistols. I bought one from a different wholesaler, but for @ $200 it's a hard deal to beat. I was told that they came from an Italian prison system.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Funny Story!
Replies: 16
Views: 331

Re: Funny Story!

That one never gets old! I've seen it a few times and always makes laugh!

Thanks for putting that up, I needed a good laugh!!

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cold Steel customer service
Replies: 12
Views: 366

Re: Cold Steel customer service

Ain't dealing with customer service a stuff shoot ? (typed cr-p shoot.....knuckleheaded filter!) The caller either before or after you is probably singing cold steel's praises..... Sometimes its just an obtuse and then obstinate attitude of the rep......going up the chain can sometime help there......
by 2ndovc
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cold Steel customer service
Replies: 12
Views: 366

Cold Steel customer service

Blows! I've had this knife, a Cold Steel SRK for decades. Shortly after I bought it the nylon sheath fell apart before I had even used it for anything. Back in the box it went and eventually forgotten about. A couple of moves later, I was cleaning out some totes in the garage last spring I came acro...
by 2ndovc
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request
Replies: 16
Views: 194

Re: Prayer Request

Wow! Best wished for a speedy recovery!!

Jason
by 2ndovc
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Words
Replies: 54
Views: 673

Re: Words

:D :D

Wondered if you would catch that. :lol:


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Words
Replies: 54
Views: 673

Re: Words

The one that gets me all the time is when people write of say Calvary instead of cavalry. There's ton more, Umberti, Where is there an M in Uberti?? It's Jaguar, not "Jagwire"! While we're at it, let's figure out their, they're and there! As far as firearms go, I agree with "wheel gun" being irritat...
by 2ndovc
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An old man thoughts
Replies: 10
Views: 386

Re: An old man thoughts

There was a neat old shop in western Ohio that my grandfather would take me to when we were out for a visit when I was a kid. They'd pull out a couple of old wooden chairs and sit and BS for a couple of hours. I'd wander around looking at all the stuff. I can still smell the owner's pipe smoke. If w...
by 2ndovc
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time for another injection
Replies: 19
Views: 322

Re: Time for another injection

Hope you get some relief! My wife had one a couple of months ago and really made a difference for her. She's also started doing yoga and really believes that is helping as well. Just watching gets my heart rate up! :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range time w/ the Marlin CST
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Re: Range time w/ the Marlin CST

Fred, With a scope I aim dead center of the bullseye. With open sights I usually shoot at the 6:00 on the target. Always shot that way for some reason. We didn't have many scoped rifles when I was a kid. My dad was all about open sights, even with his Mr. Magoo glasses. I still only have a handful a...
by 2ndovc
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range time w/ the Marlin CST
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Range time w/ the Marlin CST

Finally had some time to get out to the range to sight in the scout scope on the Marlin CST. I got it on paper at 25 yds with some .38 Spl. 158 gr LRN handloads. Moved back to 50 yds. with some Federal/ American Eagle 158 gr JSPs. First shot went a little high, overcorrected and #2 was low. next thr...
by 2ndovc
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yard gun
Replies: 12
Views: 386

Re: Yard gun

I handled a Wrangler a couple weeks ago, just felt cheesy and cheap to me. Life's too short for cheap guns! :D WM, I like the .32s and handload for them, I have a Single Seven and love it but it has a 7" barrel and rules out carrying it in a pocket around the yard. I have been looking at the new one...
by 2ndovc
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yard gun
Replies: 12
Views: 386

Re: Yard gun

I have been seriously considering one of these for the roll you describe. https://www.gunbroker.com/item/835760062 That thought crossed my mind too. I've had three .380 PPK/s', post war German, S&W and Interarms import and had a problem with each one. I'd like to stick to a revolver so I can load ....
by 2ndovc
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yard gun
Replies: 12
Views: 386

Yard gun

When I'm out working around the house I like to carry a small, light .22lr for the occasional targets that pop up. We get the occasional rabid raccoon, neighbor got one just the other day. Chase off stray cats and a coyote once and awhile. I had a couple of NAA revolvers, a S&W Model 61 Escort and a...
by 2ndovc
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Goodbye friend.
Replies: 22
Views: 392

Re: Goodbye friend.

Sorry Tycer, it's never easy to say goodbye to a good dog. They take such a big piece of our soul when they leave us.


Jason
by 2ndovc
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 450 Marlin ??
Replies: 20
Views: 445

Re: Winchester 94 450 Marlin ??

I'm a big fan of the .450 Marlin. I have mine set up as a scout rifle, but stripped down I doubt it weighs much more that a 20" barreled Winchester 94. It's been my go to hunting rifle since I got it for Christmas in '07 and it really does a number on wild boar! Just knocks them flat! I've loaded it...
by 2ndovc
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 Mag Levergun
Replies: 31
Views: 767

Re: 357 Mag Levergun

I had a '70s vintage 94 in .357 that I picked up at a show. Every time I'd take it out, the thing would lock up on me. I'd have to take the lever out and push a round back into the magazine tube to free it back up. This was long before the internet ad didn't know what to do with it. Sold it to guy t...
by 2ndovc
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:15 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: 704

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

My favorite is a Martini-Greener. I can shoot that rifle all day long and never stop smiling! My most accurate is a short barreled Savage MKII with a threaded barrel and Kryptek stock. That thing is a tack driver! https://i.imgur.com/pjKyLSH.jpg I'll have to get a picture of the Martini. jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HawkCreek's Post "Saddle Gun Woes" brought back memories ...
Replies: 14
Views: 304

Re: HawkCreek's Post "Saddle Gun Woes" brought back memories ...

Great story!!

Thanks for sharing that.

Jason
by 2ndovc
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where`d Blaine go ?
Replies: 6
Views: 261

Re: Where`d Blaine go ?

Pitchy wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:53 pm
Cool, as long as he`s still with us. :)
According to his FB posts he's in the SW.

jb :D
by 2ndovc
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where`d Blaine go ?
Replies: 6
Views: 261

Re: Where`d Blaine go ?

He's out Road Trippin'.


jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 94 in 32 Special is home!
Replies: 6
Views: 468

Re: Model 94 in 32 Special is home!

I've had mine for a little over a year. It's more accurate than either of the 30-30s I own. One of which is a nearly identical 94 that's only two years newer mfg.

Enjoy yourself, looking forward to some pictures. :D



jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 Associates.......
Replies: 52
Views: 2177

Re: .32 Associates.......

Thanks Ray, I'll give that a "shot". :D jb 8) these folks have some mags. on order..... https://dkfirearms.com/product/beretta-model-81-cheetah-32-acp-12-round-magazine/ Those are the folks I got the pistol from. Signed up for their newsletter for when they get them in. Always like to have a couple...
by 2ndovc
Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Truck Gun
Replies: 46
Views: 2114

Re: Truck Gun

Cool! I have one just like it. Sent it off with my dad when he sailed from Lake Erie all the way to the Southern Caribbean. I told him if he ever had to use it, chuck it over the side and get the heck outta Dodge! He had it on board for seven years as he wondered from island to island. He thought he...
by 2ndovc
Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 Associates.......
Replies: 52
Views: 2177

Re: .32 Associates.......

Thanks Ray, I'll give that a "shot". :D

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well ain't this some Stuff!
Replies: 16
Views: 641

Re: Well ain't this some Stuff!

I don't think that it did. I just mentioned it that they weren't heavy or improperly loaded handloads. That's all.

Some of the guys around here are quick to jump on the operator error bandwagon.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 Associates.......
Replies: 52
Views: 2177

Re: .32 Associates.......

At Ray's request; I picked up this cool little Beretta 81 last week. It's a former Italian prison system pistol. For less than $ 200.00 I thought it would make a good nightstand pistol for Bubbles. She's not a big fan of firearms, but understands the reasons for having one. Or more! :D I ran through...
by 2ndovc
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well ain't this some Stuff!
Replies: 16
Views: 641

Re: Well ain't this some Stuff!

Will do Ray.

I just got an email back from S&W. They want me to send it back. Hopefully I’ll have it back before too long.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well ain't this some Stuff!
Replies: 16
Views: 641

Re: Well ain't this some Stuff!

It's there, just different than the old style. Apparently it's not thick enough to prevent the issue. I have other N frames, current mfg, that this doesn't happen with even with heavy loads. https://i.imgur.com/xRSQxqU.jpg This is a factory issue that needs to go back for repair, I've already contac...
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well ain't this some Stuff!
Replies: 16
Views: 641

Re: Well ain't this some Stuff!

The whole assembly moves back and forth. Nothing that I can see is missing or unscrewed.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well ain't this some Stuff!
Replies: 16
Views: 641

Re: Well ain't this some Stuff!

It's got about 150 rounds through it and all factory ammo. This particular batch was Armscor. Really disappointed.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well that stinks!
Replies: 16
Views: 641

Re: Well that stinks!

Never had a problem making $. The old man made sure I learned several trades and sent me off to college as well. Even had a phone interview today with another company. A friend of mine gave his boss my info and they gave me a call. I'd rather go the self employed route, just less stress but Bubbles ...
by 2ndovc
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well ain't this some Stuff!
Replies: 16
Views: 641

Well ain't this some Stuff!

Made it out to the range this morning for the first time in months and this happens! Eight rounds in something wasn't right. I opened the cylinder and tried to extract the moon clip and the whole thing just about came out. https://i.imgur.com/GOpkRAU.jpg Factory ammo too. Guess it's going back to S&...
by 2ndovc
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1895 Saddle Ring Carbines; '41 & '42
Replies: 10
Views: 383

Re: 1895 Saddle Ring Carbines; '41 & '42

The '95s have always been my favorite levergun. For me, nothing carries better while walking the fields and trails. Other than my Grandfather's '03 sporter , the old SRC was a go to gun for just about anything that needed to be put down.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best news in years!
Replies: 10
Views: 552

Re: Best news in years!

That was always funny stuff. Years ago he put out some cartoons that had the print switched with other cartoons during the editing process by accident. Some of them were hysterical.



jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 70 gift today
Replies: 14
Views: 519

Re: Winchester Model 70 gift today

That's one sweet rifle! I've wanted a pre-'64 Model 70 forever. My dad has my Grandfather's .250-3000 but he ain't giving it up anytime soon. I've always wanted one in .30-'06 as it's one of my favorite calibers and have tons of reloading components for it. Looking forward to a range report! Gotta b...
by 2ndovc
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1895 Saddle Ring Carbines; '41 & '42
Replies: 10
Views: 383

Re: 1895 Saddle Ring Carbines; '41 & '42

The two carbines are both .30-'06. Followed by a 7.62x54r and a .35 WCF. If I remember correctly, the .30-40 was the most common in the SRC, with the .303 being one of the more scarce.

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can any of you guys identify this sight?
Replies: 12
Views: 480

Re: Can any of you guys identify this sight?

Found it!

1873 Musket rear sight.

Image

jb 8)
by 2ndovc
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can any of you guys identify this sight?
Replies: 12
Views: 480

Re: Can any of you guys identify this sight?

Nope, The Krag and '03 sights are much larger. It was actually in a box with several Krag sights. That's what caught my attention since it was much smaller.

jb 8)