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by JohndeFresno
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QuickLoad - Quickly Find Similar Powders for Load
Replies: 7
Views: 499

Re: QuickLoad - Quickly Find Similar Powders for Load

Thanks, Jerry - I appreciate your inputs and hard work and the other excellent posts and efforts from Leverguns folks.
Going offline, now, after correcting a typo in the above post.
by JohndeFresno
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QuickLoad - Quickly Find Similar Powders for Load
Replies: 7
Views: 499

Re: QuickLoad - Quickly Find Similar Powders for Load

Thanks, Gentlemen, ...how the heck do you get those "screen shots" for your post like that? [/b] Earl, I used Snagit, a versatile and powerful screen capture utility. I have used it for many years, since it was first developed, for training manuals and such. I don't recall if it has a free version, ...
by JohndeFresno
Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QuickLoad - Quickly Find Similar Powders for Load
Replies: 7
Views: 499

QuickLoad - Quickly Find Similar Powders for Load

SYNOPSIS: QuickLoad allows you to decide on the BEST load from an array of powders. This saves money and time. This post shows how QL allows you to set powders with similar burn ratios from an existing load, and then shows you everything needed to select the best powder candidate: Fill ratio (% Case...
by JohndeFresno
Wed May 30, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cops need to go back to revolvers
Replies: 52
Views: 2228

Re: Cops need to go back to revolvers

Okay, I thought of responding with "enough is enough about the cops;" but I counted to 1,000 or something - I think I can still count that high - and decided to go with the last comment - "something has been lost." Indeed it has. I live in an area where farmers, ranchers, mountain dwellers. These ha...
by JohndeFresno
Wed May 30, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: effect of barrel length on velocities
Replies: 16
Views: 938

Re: effect of barrel length on velocities

mickbr wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 5:28 am
Thanks I meant equalling factory levels but with the rifle, so getting 1250fps in a 24" barrel. But thanks for that info you posted its good to know anyway.
Yes, misread first post. Sent another PM.
by JohndeFresno
Tue May 29, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: effect of barrel length on velocities
Replies: 16
Views: 938

Re: effect of barrel length on velocities

...Would [QuickLoad] show what powder can get 1200-1250fps with 158 grain with the smallest charge? ...I got Hodgon clays and win231 on hand which might do similar. Yes, over fifty powders listed, although you need to verify the raw stats against suggested powders for your firearm. That is, even ri...
by JohndeFresno
Mon May 28, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: To all the fallen soldiers
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: To all the fallen soldiers

Remembering especially: Lt John F. Cochrane, 409th RRU (ASA) with 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, our XO actually respected and loved by all of his men, killed by a sniper in Viet Nam on October 24, 1966; Sgt. Don Richard Sykes, my former track driver, killed by small arms fire with the 11th ACR duri...
by JohndeFresno
Sun May 27, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Con man-thief!
Replies: 55
Views: 2887

Re: Con man-thief!

...The "Tngunowners" forum banned me for warning their members about Brian Brock! Amazing! https://www.tngunowners.com/forums/prof ... brockvp01/ Amazing. Well, if that's the moderator that they have, I'll definitely not join or view tngunowners.com - no common sense - won't even hear your side of ...
by JohndeFresno
Sun May 27, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cops need to go back to revolvers
Replies: 52
Views: 2228

Re: Cops need to go back to revolvers

Bill, "not all police are gun lovers" was my statement. That does not mean that they are afraid of, or don't like guns at all. Many are veterans. Some are hunters. But not all of them are so passionate about shooting, like most of us on this site, that they spend hours reading about guns, viewing gu...
by JohndeFresno
Sat May 26, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Clint Walker
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Re: R.I.P. Clint Walker

He was one of the better ones in Hollywood. His website, authored by his wife, still states, "He continues to turn down roles that he feels are in bad taste, and when the right project comes along, Clint is ready to get back in front of the camera."
by JohndeFresno
Sat May 26, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Con man-thief!
Replies: 55
Views: 2887

Re: Con man-thief!

Thought better of my post, above and instead deleted the online address info and sent it to original poster. Good thought, wecsoger. It IS public info, but then again as you say it definitely is not conclusively the info of the fraudulent poster. I left the various site references where this pseudon...
by JohndeFresno
Sat May 26, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Con man-thief!
Replies: 55
Views: 2887

Re: Con man-thief!

brockvp01 https://www.gunandgame.com/threads/bnib-marlin-444-lever-action-for-sale-or-trade-mfg-october-1980.185561/ New member here https://www.ingunowners.com/forums/members/brockvp01.html?tab=activitystream&type=user#activitystream Posted 1 week ago https://www.tngunowners.com/forums/profile/3149...
by JohndeFresno
Sat May 26, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cops need to go back to revolvers
Replies: 52
Views: 2228

Re: Cops need to go back to revolvers

OK my 2 cents. I would much rather have one good solid hit than 15 really fast misses. So true - practice, practice, practice. I have heard many times from "civilians" - non-police shooters - that the regulars at the range frequently shoot better than the police who are obligated to go there. Think...
by JohndeFresno
Sat May 26, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remember the quarter pounder
Replies: 14
Views: 813

Re: Remember the quarter pounder

LOL! Great one!
:lol:
by JohndeFresno
Sat May 26, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cops need to go back to revolvers
Replies: 52
Views: 2228

Re: Cops need to go back to revolvers

How many of you carry ccw autos? The question for this thread should be: How many times, in this century, are law enforcement officers faced with multiple suspects, assailants or gang members - toting quick loading semi-autos? Should we give Armed Forces revolvers, as well? Saves ammo, you know. I ...
by JohndeFresno
Thu May 24, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well i just ruined my morning.
Replies: 13
Views: 895

Re: Well i just ruined my morning.

Pitchy wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 3:17 pm
...just expressing my discouragement of the far left and their views, heck with them.....
Yes, given their ultra crazy and dangerous
ideas that have taken root, it is hard to keep my sunny disposition!
by JohndeFresno
Thu May 24, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well i just ruined my morning.
Replies: 13
Views: 895

Re: Well i just ruined my morning.

Here is something to cheer you up, if you "like a little spice in your life." My latest super secret creation, that I am sharing only with you, Pitchy, and nobody else in the world: Huevos Mahatma Sandwich Copied Right! 2018 by JohndeFresno (My creation, of course); All Rights Deserved Quick, nouris...
by JohndeFresno
Thu May 24, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: effect of barrel length on velocities
Replies: 16
Views: 938

Re: effect of barrel length on velocities

Just for reference, with 6.5gr of Unique behind a 158gr Rainier plated bullet, I get 950 from a 4" S&W 66 and 1350 from a 20" Rossi 92. Great shooting load, by the way. I am a huge devotee of QuickLoad, even given the fact that (as Earl and I have both stated) some of the handgun load predictions w...
by JohndeFresno
Wed May 23, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Service pictures
Replies: 48
Views: 2816

Re: Service pictures

Just found this thread!
1967, Operation Junction City in the Michelin Rubber Plantation by Cambodia - VN Linguist (Army Security Agency) embedded with 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment as a Track Commander, cleaning my M50 .50 Caliber machinegun.
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by JohndeFresno
Mon May 21, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: effect of barrel length on velocities
Replies: 16
Views: 938

Re: effect of barrel length on velocities

For what it is worth - using a ballistics program only, and certainly not from my personal experience, I get these figures from QuickLoad, below. I tried a few different 158 grain cast bullets, and results were all similar. However, I cannot account for friction difference in the hard cast bullet yo...
by JohndeFresno
Mon May 21, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cops need to go back to revolvers
Replies: 52
Views: 2228

Re: Cops need to go back to revolvers

i cannot speak to any other LE Agency, but we qualify, under stress, using different tactics and scenarios four times a year, plus we do active-shooter once a year, then we have four other in-service training's on top of that, which includes EVOC-- at least for us it's not a training issue and to s...
by JohndeFresno
Mon May 21, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cops need to go back to revolvers
Replies: 52
Views: 2228

Re: Cops need to go back to revolvers

Seems to me that what you're describing is a training and practice issue, not equipment. Absolutely. My training was "shoot to stop," not shoot to kill. Shoot, assess, shoot again only if you have not stopped the threat. And if you didn't make a suitable amount of hits in a certain course of fire, ...
by JohndeFresno
Fri May 18, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers for the people of Santa Fe, Texas
Replies: 20
Views: 935

Re: Prayers for the people of Santa Fe, Texas

The liberals game plan is working great.......get religion out of the schools, hate our country/flag/military, prohibit spankings, at home or school, allowing them to "express" themselves, as long as it's a liberal cause, promote unnatural behavior and applaud those to want to be another sex or boy...
by JohndeFresno
Tue May 15, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Response to EBay's cry for help
Replies: 22
Views: 1282

Re: My Response to EBay's cry for help

Thanks, YK!
by JohndeFresno
Tue May 15, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossing Off Dick's Sporting Goods
Replies: 23
Views: 1330

Re: Crossing Off Dick's Sporting Goods

Today's email from NRA, if you haven't heard - remember that besides MKS Supply's Hi-Point firearms, their Inland Manufacturing source markets an M1 .30 Carbine and a 1911 model .45 ACP - direct reprint: MKS Supply, exclusive marketer for American-made Hi-Point Firearms and Inland Manufacturing, iss...
by JohndeFresno
Mon May 14, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Timberrrrrr....video`s added.
Replies: 64
Views: 1943

Re: Timberrrrrr....video`s added.

Definitely agree!
by JohndeFresno
Mon May 14, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Timberrrrrr....video`s added.
Replies: 64
Views: 1943

Re: Timberrrrrr....video`s added.

...Mark my words in the end good will win. :) Hoping that you are right and that we are NOT the actual subject of Revelation 18. Now, for every self-proclaimed or actual Bible scholar who would pipe up and say that "Babylon" refers only to the Mideastern region: I can cite innumerable passages that...
by JohndeFresno
Thu May 10, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Timberrrrrr....video`s added.
Replies: 64
Views: 1943

Re: Timberrrrrr....

...Heck most of us can remember when we didn`t think about this stuff at all, lock our doors and feel like we`re loosing our country. Gods in control and it will come out in the wash. :) Right on - agreeing with everything said in this post! I don't always reply, but always look forward to your exc...
by JohndeFresno
Thu May 10, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5 in 1 blanks
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Re: 5 in 1 blanks

I would not toss them away! Google the round and you will see that a box of 50 goes for $69-72. I would think that there are some folks like me, but who live somewhere near you, who would gladly buy one or two of them at a buck a piece to put on their bullet display boards. Especially if these are c...
by JohndeFresno
Thu May 10, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Response to EBay's cry for help
Replies: 22
Views: 1282

Re: My Response to EBay's cry for help

Thank you all for your very kind words. I hope the message gets through.
by JohndeFresno
Mon May 07, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Response to EBay's cry for help
Replies: 22
Views: 1282

Re: My Response to EBay's cry for help

Thanks, Bill.
by JohndeFresno
Mon May 07, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Response to EBay's cry for help
Replies: 22
Views: 1282

My Response to EBay's cry for help

EBay sent me a long e-mail, crying for help because of the pending movement to tax their transactions. I sent them a quick response. You will see that I still use EBay upon occasion and I know that this does not meet the approval of several here, but regardless that is my choice. It is only if I can...
by JohndeFresno
Thu May 03, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telephone Survey
Replies: 14
Views: 767

Re: Telephone Survey

Rusty wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:51 am
...If it's someone I know they call my cell.
Sorry you ended up incarcerated, Rusty. Best wishes for your early release.
by JohndeFresno
Thu May 03, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telephone Survey
Replies: 14
Views: 767

Re: Telephone Survey

My free, even if unwanted, advice: NEVER answer ANY questions on the phone unless you know and trust the caller. Come on, if the top FBI officials and even some recent Presidents have been pathological liars, why should we expect any better of unseen strangers? My answering machine says, in part, "T...
by JohndeFresno
Thu May 03, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossing Off Dick's Sporting Goods
Replies: 23
Views: 1330

Crossing Off Dick's Sporting Goods

Email today from Springfield Armory: "GENESEO, IL, (05/03/18) – Springfield Armory is severing ties with Dick’s Sporting Goods and its subsidiary, Field & Stream, in response to their hiring a group for anti-Second Amendment lobbying. "This latest action follows Dick’s Sporting Goods’ decision to re...
by JohndeFresno
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lone Ranger rock
Replies: 43
Views: 1497

Re: Lone Ranger rock

Old Savage wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:12 am
Here are a couple pictures from Malibu Creek State Park with some MASH scenery.
So - these are relatively current photos that you took, with the old M.A.S.H. props still there??
by JohndeFresno
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lone Ranger rock
Replies: 43
Views: 1497

Re: Lone Ranger rock

The Autry film I alluded to started out as a 1934-35 mascot serial called "phantom empire" and was edited into a 70 min. film in 1940 and alternately called "radio men" or "men with steel faces Filming locations Agoura Ranch, Agoura, California, USA Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Sprin...
by JohndeFresno
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lone Ranger rock
Replies: 43
Views: 1497

Re: Lone Ranger rock

Six, It is across the road from a park where a lot of westerns were shot. Condos all around that I cleverly kept out of the picture. One local called it the duck rock. You would recognize the terrain from old westerns. Duck Rock? Duck Rock?!? Sacrilege! That is and will always be the Lone Ranger Ro...
by JohndeFresno
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lone Ranger rock
Replies: 43
Views: 1497

Re: Lone Ranger rock

What about the cave where gene autry fought-off those aliens ? Many if not all Gene Autry pix exteriors (Hollywood talk for outside scenes) were filmed in Lone Pine, CA - just up Highway 395 a bit North from L.A. (Hollywood) in the Owens Valley. Because there are so many cool big boulders and caves...
by JohndeFresno
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lone Ranger rock
Replies: 43
Views: 1497

Re: Lone Ranger rock

When I visited the Autry Museum several years ago, I remember seeing dozens of great historic guns, including Annie Oakley's and her outfit, some famous gangster and outlaw guns (like John Wesley Hardin's double action ?38? revolver), and the Lone Ranger's uniform. Don't remember if his guns were th...
by JohndeFresno
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Added Face Book concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 1211

Re: Added Face Book concerns

Well, anyway, since Zuckerberg was caught lying and your "hidden" personal data was in fact possibly sold to a private firm without your knowledge, here is how to check if you have been compromised: http://www.kare11.com/mobile/article/news/local/facebook-data-scandal-how-to-check-if-your-facebook-d...
by JohndeFresno
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Added Face Book concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 1211

Re: Added Face Book concerns

Oh, boy - a contest. I love them! Tag, I'm it. Okay... "No, the Red Hoards and Marauding Mulattos are not charging up your or my street." Way wrong, Blaine. Check news feeds for the gang activity in the San Joaquin Valley - drive by shootings almost every day, home invasions, mid-day burglaries in m...
by JohndeFresno
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Added Face Book concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 1211

Re: Added Face Book concerns

Sorry if it sounded that way, Blaine. Different strokes for different folks, but I admit to being a bit curmudgeonly and opinionated. In my state and area, crime is rampant; girly man judges, soft prosecutors, weak laws, early jail releases for burglars and even violent criminals. I see what most fo...
by JohndeFresno
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Added Face Book concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 1211

Re: Added Face Book concerns

As long as I'm alive, I will not let "aunties" dictate how and where I spend my time. :evil: They have just as much access to THIS site as they do anyplace else. :wink: Given the huge differences between the two sites - eg the vast amount of personal information most folks collect and display on Fl...
by JohndeFresno
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Added Face Book concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 1211

Added Face Book concerns

You may be interested in seeing my updated comments dated April 8, 2018, which are added to the "Face Book" thread by Hobie in the "ANNOUNCEMENTS" section above this "General" topic section. My concerns for gun enthusiasts who advertise their names are well meaning, whether you agree with them or not.
by JohndeFresno
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did some shootin' today.
Replies: 10
Views: 731

Re: Did some shootin' today.

Love the M-14 look and feel, over the M-16, both of which I carried in the service. And I am partial to the 7.62x39 as a medium range semi-auto defensive and utility round. Looks like this would be the home defense rifle for me, if I ever escape from California. Thank you for the terrific post. Arch...
by JohndeFresno
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 41 Mag
Replies: 25
Views: 1615

Re: 41 Mag

EXCELLENT posts on this great but somewhat "high maintenance" caliber. Archived.

Thank y'all!!
by JohndeFresno
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Face Book
Replies: 49
Views: 64711

Re: Face Book

Following this week's news? er... I told you so. Fellow Levergunners, I hope that the following information is taken as a well-meaning warning from my own point of view. It is my opinion, and that of many professionals in the computer security arena, as well as scores of news commentators over the y...
by JohndeFresno
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee "Quick Trim" update
Replies: 3
Views: 330

Re: Lee "Quick Trim" update

Thanks again, Earl.