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by TX50Cal
Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin (Remington) 308MX question
Replies: 12
Views: 449

Marlin (Remington) 308MX question

I have an excellent condition Marlin (Remington) 308MX. Gun has been fired very little, bluing and wood excellent, no barrel droop, made in 2011. I just don't use it and am thinking about selling it and would like to know a ballpark price to put on it. I know everyone wants a JM but I'd put the buil...
by TX50Cal
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off Topic question for our Canadian brothers
Replies: 0
Views: 733

Off Topic question for our Canadian brothers

If there is anyone on the forum that is from the Vancouver or Kamloops area could you pm me I have a few questions and a favor to ask.
Thanks,
Dave
by TX50Cal
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday TX50Cal.
Replies: 4
Views: 530

Re: Happy Birthday TX50Cal.

Thanks guys. Turned the big 50 :)
by TX50Cal
Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday to Third Hill & TX50cal
Replies: 6
Views: 307

Re: Happy Birthday to Third Hill & TX50cal

Thanks Gamekeeper :D
by TX50Cal
Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday TX50Cal…
Replies: 7
Views: 510

Re: Happy Birthday TX50Cal…

Thanks Guys :D
by TX50Cal
Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lost my little buddy
Replies: 33
Views: 1126

Re: Lost my little buddy

Sorry for the loss of your little buddy. Been there too many times.
by TX50Cal
Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's finally over :)
Replies: 13
Views: 975

It's finally over :)

After starting college later in life I am happy to say that the final grade is in and I have completed all requirements for my Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration :) Only took me until age 46 :) Now I'm thinking about an on-line Associate of Science in Firearms Technology deg...
by TX50Cal
Wed Apr 23, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book: 'In The Gravest Extreme'
Replies: 15
Views: 1026

Re: Book: 'In The Gravest Extreme'

I apologize. I looked everywhere for the book and cannot find it. I must have loaned it out and never got it back. Sorry about that.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Sat Apr 19, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book: 'In The Gravest Extreme'
Replies: 15
Views: 1026

Re: Book: 'In The Gravest Extreme'

Let me look around. If I still have it I will send it to you.
Dave
by TX50Cal
Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 25/222 Sako L461
Replies: 19
Views: 1410

Re: 25/222 Sako L461

Was this rifle at a shop or was a person selling it? I would be interested in it. I've wanted to make a .25 copperhead for years.
Dave
by TX50Cal
Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday TX50Cal.
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Happy Birthday TX50Cal.

Thanks guys :)
by TX50Cal
Thu Nov 28, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Safe interior question
Replies: 5
Views: 399

Safe interior question

I have a Winchester Silverado series safe. I love the fire rating and the safe in general but I don't like how the interior is arranged. The guns sit facing each other on both sides of the safe. I would like to change the way they are placed inside to where I have two rows one behind another and all...
by TX50Cal
Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Helen Yvonne Tycer 1924-2013. Godspeed Mom.
Replies: 46
Views: 1376

Re: Helen Yvonne Tycer 1924-2013. Godspeed Mom.

Prayers for you and your family. Sorry for your loss.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 336D .35 Rem.
Replies: 9
Views: 1151

Marlin 336D .35 Rem.

Found an excellent condition 336D locally. What are these rifles actually going for now. I have a 336C 30-30 and don't really need the 35 but it is a JM stamped gun so thought I might get it to play with and keep for a little while. Thanks for the info. Dave
by TX50Cal
Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Met another Levergunner!
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Met another Levergunner!

Shoot me a message sometime and I'll buy the coffee.
Dave
by TX50Cal
Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Met another Levergunner!
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Met another Levergunner!

Where in TX are you? I'm in Grand Prairie.
Dave
by TX50Cal
Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Randall Knives, are they worth the cost?
Replies: 49
Views: 4112

Re: Randall Knives, are they worth the cost?

Randall's are great knives but I have no need for a knife that costs as much as my gun. My next knife purchase will be a Bush Monkey. They are built like tanks and are a no frills knife that is made to use. Here is a link, check them out. http://www.bushmonkeyknives.com/Available-Knives.html Dave in...
by TX50Cal
Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PRAYERS FOR PACO'S FAMILY..
Replies: 84
Views: 3323

Re: PRAYERS FOR PACO'S FAMILY..

Condolences to Paco and his family. Will pray for all.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New guy from Texas
Replies: 25
Views: 693

Re: New guy from Texas

Howdy and welcome to the forum. I am in Grand Prairie. Holler if you want to get together sometime for some shooting.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm tired of gun control politics..so here's XXX L'gun porn!
Replies: 29
Views: 6599

Re: I'm tired of gun control politics..so here's XXX L'gun p

Hey Malamute, how about some pictures of the cabin? I would love to see the whole thing.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Neat old picture of my Grandfather's brother
Replies: 24
Views: 1166

Re: Neat old picture of my Grandfather's brother

I know the sharply dressed guy (third from left) is holding a Winchester Model 12 shotgun. My uncle still has that rifle. The next (fourth from left) I forget what model it is but I know where it is also....its a .22 that you load in the stock. Others, im not sure of.[/quote] The fourth guy is carry...
by TX50Cal
Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Neat old picture of my Grandfather's brother
Replies: 24
Views: 1166

Re: Neat old picture of my Grandfather's brother

Not a very common name. My Fathers name was Hessie (he said it was supposed to be spelled with two z's but the Dr. wrote S's on his birth certificate :)
Dave
by TX50Cal
Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greeting from Texas
Replies: 24
Views: 694

Re: Greeting from Texas

Welcome from Grand Prairie!!
Dave
by TX50Cal
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dallas, Texas
Replies: 12
Views: 797

Re: Dallas, Texas

I'm in Grand Prairie just a few minutes from the old Dallas Naval Air Station
by TX50Cal
Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I need some shooters in Texas ...SUN Feb 17th
Replies: 59
Views: 2059

Re: I need some shooters in Texas ...

I am in the D/FW area and would be willing to shoot a gun. I am a firearms instructor for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Let me know if you need another body.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Tue Jan 01, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request (UPDATE) in OP)!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 400

Re: Prayer request (UPDATE) in OP)!!!

UPDATE!!
Cathy had the surgery yesterday and everything went great. She will be going home today. Thanks so much for the prayers and words of encouragement. Happy New year to everyone!!
Dave
by TX50Cal
Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request (UPDATE) in OP)!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 400

Prayer request (UPDATE) in OP)!!!

Took my wife, Cathy, to the ER the day after Christmas with severe abdominal pains. Tests showed she had gall bladder stones and one was stuck in her bile duct. They did an endoscopy and removed the one blocking the duct but they cannot remove the gall bladder yet due to inflamation of the duct and ...
by TX50Cal
Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puns for the Educated
Replies: 16
Views: 633

Re: Puns for the Educated

:lol:
by TX50Cal
Sat Oct 13, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday US Navy!
Replies: 9
Views: 706

Re: Happy Birthday US Navy!

Happy Birthday to my friends who served and are still serving today!!!!!!!
MA1 USN Retired
by TX50Cal
Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Owl Hoot Trail
Replies: 13
Views: 924

Re: Owl Hoot Trail

Woule love to see your sketches. Those kind of things go perfectly with old levers.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Sat Jun 23, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello from Central Indiana
Replies: 22
Views: 1247

Re: Hello from Central Indiana

Howdy from a displaced Hoosier living in Texas :) Grew up in Southern Indiana in Sullivan County.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning 53 Question
Replies: 8
Views: 766

Browning 53 Question

I have had a couple of Browning model 53 32-20's over the years. I have never seen one with a full mag. This seller says this is all factory. http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=279904929. Has anyone ever seen a factory full mag 53? I have never seen one but would like to have one if...
by TX50Cal
Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Names...
Replies: 62
Views: 2854

Re: Names...

Rube Burrows wrote:I have a few names in my family that are not names you here everyday.

Myrt and Hezzie are a couple. Both men I might add.
My Dad's name was Hessie. He always said it was supposed to be spelled with two Z's but the Dr. wrote it wrong on his birth certificate.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally laid eyes on a Ruger SR1911
Replies: 9
Views: 1241

Re: Finally laid eyes on a Ruger SR1911

My local shop finally has one in stock and it is $749. I'm waiting for a commander version to come out.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday fordwannabe.
Replies: 12
Views: 866

Re: Happy Birthday fordwannabe.

Happy Birthday!!! Hope you have a great day!!
by TX50Cal
Wed Feb 01, 2012 1:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday TX50Cal
Replies: 8
Views: 549

Re: Happy Birthday TX50Cal

Thank you all for the birthday wishes. They were very much appreciated.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want a new woods knife.
Replies: 83
Views: 4956

Re: I want a new woods knife.

Check out these knives. Made by hand in Ft. Worth, TX. I will be getting one one of these days.
http://bushmonkeyknives.com/Available-Knives.html
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puma 92 brass frame
Replies: 9
Views: 948

Re: Puma 92 brass frame

Good lookin 92's Nate. I may just leave it black. I'd hate to get the paint off and find ugly wood underneath, but then again I don't mind taking a risk :D I would like to get one of your safety replacement plugs eventually though.
Dave
by TX50Cal
Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puma 92 brass frame
Replies: 9
Views: 948

Re: Puma 92 brass frame

Thanks Shawn,
after looking at your link mine must be painted because it is not just dark it is black like ebony.. I may just leave it as it is and if it gets scratched just throw some black paint on it :)
When I pick it up I'll post some pictures.
Dave
by TX50Cal
Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puma 92 brass frame
Replies: 9
Views: 948

Re: Puma 92 brass frame

Yes it does look like black paint. It actually does look pretty good with the brass frame. May leave it as is but wanted to have some options.
Dave
by TX50Cal
Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puma 92 brass frame
Replies: 9
Views: 948

Puma 92 brass frame

Was at the local shop when The owner showed me a LSI Puma 92 he took in on a trade. The rifle is a 38/357 with brass frame and round bbl and some really ugly black stock/forearm. I ended up putting it in lay-away for $300. Gun looks to not have been fired hardly at all. Is there any way to strip the...
by TX50Cal
Mon Dec 26, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did Santy bring?
Replies: 29
Views: 1912

Re: What did Santy bring?

My lovely wife surprised me with a Remington M-11 Sportsman 16ga that I have had my eye on. She is the best:)
by TX50Cal
Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ever trade for a rifle just because?
Replies: 23
Views: 1835

Re: Ever trade for a rifle just because?

solid trade -- i'd normally say you came out ahead on the deal if it was a box stock heavy barrel DPMS (but nice optics, accesories and what not can narrow the gap naturally[/quote]

It was a box stock 16" ss HB with a cheap Bass Pro red dot sight that I got on a rifle from another trade :)
by TX50Cal
Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ever trade for a rifle just because?
Replies: 23
Views: 1835

Re: Ever trade for a rifle just because?

RIHMFIRE wrote:nice ...all you need now is the vernier rear sight
I got that in the deal too along with the nice walnut box for the sight, globe front with all different sights and two different aperaturs:)
by TX50Cal
Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Allen Taylor Aug. 1922 - Dec. 2011
Replies: 47
Views: 2729

Re: Allen Taylor Aug. 1922 - Dec. 2011

So sorry for your loss Jim. Prayers for you and your family.
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Sat Dec 24, 2011 2:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ever trade for a rifle just because?
Replies: 23
Views: 1835

Ever trade for a rifle just because?

I made a trade the other day for this http://www.davide-pedersoli.com/scheda-prodotto.asp/l_en/idpr_210/rifles-1874-sharps-1874-sharps-quigley-sporting.html. I have no real use for this but am a big fan of the movie :D . Mine is a 45-70. Gun is like new and also has the walnut box with the tang sigh...
by TX50Cal
Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ***FREE*** Winchester book WINNER Chuck 100 yd
Replies: 69
Views: 3960

Re: ***FREE*** Winchester book by R. L. Wilson

Please put my name in the hat nobodys name is in and draw from that hat :)
Thanks,
Dave in TX
by TX50Cal
Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Call it what you want.
Replies: 47
Views: 2499

Re: Call it what you want.

So, let me axe you guys sumthin :lol:
by TX50Cal
Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help on a Whitneyville-Kennedy (Pics added)
Replies: 14
Views: 1342

Re: Help on a Whitneyville-Kennedy (Pics added)

Placed in classifieds for $1500
by TX50Cal
Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help on a Whitneyville-Kennedy (Pics added)
Replies: 14
Views: 1342

Re: Help on a Whitneyville-Kennedy (Pics added)

Owner does not believe it has been reblued. All the lettering is still there and no rounded edges.
Dave