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by AJMD429
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HENRY Model X
Replies: 29
Views: 532

Re: HENRY Model X

Thanks Jim, guess I been spoiled by my 5lb Puma in 45 Colt. Yeah, that's why I like the little 'Night Scout' I made from a Rossi 45 Colt the best of all of them... http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa132/AJMD429/Leverguns%20etc/Projects/PumaNightScout-ScopesOnly.jpg The light clips on and off with...
by AJMD429
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Trump investigating biden
Replies: 6
Views: 148

Re: Trump investigating biden

The fact that they said President Trump was investigating a political rival tells a lot. Quid Pro Joe had not announced his candidacy at the time of the phone conversation. Therefore, it means that D'Oh Bitem had already been decided upon as the candidate. Violations of Election Law such as that sh...
by AJMD429
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Busy .. today and tomorrow!
Replies: 7
Views: 178

Re: Busy .. today and tomorrow!

I like it too. I won't have the luxury of 'retirement' but that's my own choice. I do know that LOTS of female patients I have experience great stress when their husbands retire - they are so used to not having to put up with them for 40-60 hours per week, and all of a sudden they are home and annoy...
by AJMD429
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: '95 Marlin minimum COL
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: '95 Marlin minimum COL

Sounds like a fun topic. Keep us posted. The Marlin 1895 I have is startlingly light for the size gun it is - my 1889 Marlin in 32-20 is HEAVY compared to the 1895, but think about how much more steel is removed to make that huge hole versus the 32 caliber one... I am more interested in light-loadin...
by AJMD429
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Approved For Teachers"
Replies: 7
Views: 169

Re: "Approved For Teachers"

I like that....

In Indiana, there was a proposal to put posters in each classroom that ultimately failed, but I'll bet if a Dumbascrap politician had wanted posters showing how it was good to have babies without being married, or how to use condoms, that would have been ok... :roll:
by AJMD429
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HENRY Model X
Replies: 29
Views: 532

Re: HENRY Model X

If you want a pretty gun, walnut or burled blonde maple is cool, but if you want one that withstands the elements, ditch the wood and go plastic, or carbon fiber, etc.. :roll:

There are reasons to like both, and neither is good at what the other excels at.
by AJMD429
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: By todays standards $220 for a S&W model 10-7 is pretty good price
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: By todays standards $220 for a S&W model 10-7 is pretty good price

Pair that up with a Rossi levergun in 357 and you've got a home and personal protection system at a very affordable cost, that even non-shooters can learn to use effectively, easily, and inexpensively....!
by AJMD429
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: TOP 10 REASONS TO VOTE DEMOCRAT
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: TOP 10 REASONS TO VOTE DEMOCRAT

All pretty much true..... :|
by AJMD429
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just received here on the Ranch
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Re: Just received here on the Ranch

Cool......!!!
by AJMD429
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Trump investigating biden
Replies: 6
Views: 148

Re: Trump investigating biden

You forget....the RULE is that if a person commits a crime, they can become IMMUNE from any investigation by becoming a Democrat whose father is running for president against Trump.
by AJMD429
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HENRY Model X
Replies: 29
Views: 532

Re: HENRY Model X

Well, if you're talking about 'home defense' then who cares about whether the firearm 'looks good' or not.....besides, imagine if you took this person (Ray, I hope that isn't a friend or relative of yours.... :oops: ) and put an ugly levergun in their hands - the combination would scare intruders qu...
by AJMD429
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HENRY Model X
Replies: 29
Views: 532

Re: HENRY Model X

I have some guns I own because they are pretty, some because they represent military or other history, and some purely because they function the best when life is on the line (think 'Glock')... Many of my leverguns are 'traditional' because I like the appearance, but also because they represent the ...
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New pump/slide rifle in .458 Win Mag
Replies: 20
Views: 416

Re: New pump/slide rifle in .458 Win Mag

The forward instead of reverse (like a pump shotgun) might take getting used to, but what a THUMPER.... :shock:
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Nice to see some people with 'traction' on the left coming forward
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: Nice to see some people with 'traction' on the left coming forward

I'd feel better about it If it were 100,000 protestors, and every one showed up WITH an AR-15 and a big, friendly grin....

1. Do you really want to arrest 100,000 people, and
2. Where do you plan to put them all...?
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is all powder combusted in the case?
Replies: 12
Views: 247

Re: Is all powder combusted in the case?

Cool....it's fun learnin' stuff.... :mrgreen:
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Python Recall
Replies: 5
Views: 342

Re: Python Recall

Actually, by coincidence, I just happen to be a Certified Right and Proper Warranty Service Place, so just box 'em up, and send 'em in....! If I can't fix them I will promise to recycle the gun responsibly, and will send a framed photo of the gun for you to remember it by.... :mrgreen: Come to think...
by AJMD429
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is all powder combusted in the case?
Replies: 12
Views: 247

Re: Is all powder combusted in the case?

Even if all the powder burns 'in the case', the pressure would still accelerate the bullet more with each added inch of barrel. If some is still burning as the bullet goes down the barrel, all that would do is smooth the pressure spike somewhat. There will always be 'extra' pressure coming out after...
by AJMD429
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: In recognition of MLKjr day tomorrow I offer this reading material ......
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: In recognition of MLKjr day tomorrow I offer this reading material ......

Thanks for sharing the article. I'll share it with others. What amazes me is how the so-called ' progressssives ' pretend to revere Martin Luther King Junior, yet THEIR EVERY POLITICAL ACTION GOES AGAINST HIS TEACHING. The closest political allies to MLK these days would be people wearing hats that ...
by AJMD429
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got a tough question to answer ..... can you help?
Replies: 41
Views: 721

Re: I got a tough question to answer ..... can you help?

DNA tests could prove if it were him the burglar. If she isn't motivated enough to 'put up with' a dog, then she may have her own issues; not sure what the point is trying to help someone that disinterested in her own safety. Agree with Blaine though - let HER shoot various firearms and pick what wo...
by AJMD429
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Fun Weekend Reading on Quora
Replies: 0
Views: 50

Fun Weekend Reading on Quora

https://www.quora.com/Why-do-some-gun-o ... g-gun-laws

It is a nice place to EDUCATE the college kids and others who ask legitimate 'gun control' questions there....
by AJMD429
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I lernt what a "knot" was today....
Replies: 20
Views: 420

Re: I lernt what a "knot" was today....

....and I never have found the official conversion between the two types (British and American...?) of fecal-tons (dyslexic-carp-tons and the one you have to use a dollar-sign to spell here)... :|

.....then there's the various "xxxx-hair" ones.... :?
by AJMD429
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I lernt what a "knot" was today....
Replies: 20
Views: 420

Re: I lernt what a "knot" was today....

This thread is getting a little salty. I can sea that we are all sailing along with the puns. Watch out, guys....piller may lure us reloaders in by talking about GRAINS and such, but the witchcraft them druggists know means pretty soon he's gonna be talking about DRAMS...! .....and he may not have ...
by AJMD429
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I lernt what a "knot" was today....
Replies: 20
Views: 420

Re: I lernt what a "knot" was today....

Yeah and what's fun about all the measurements (even things based on speed of light and such) is we keep updating what they're based on...so they change or become imprecise....it's enough to feed an OCD person's anxiety for a lifetime.... :lol:
by AJMD429
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: ...if "intent" matters.....
Replies: 0
Views: 64

...if "intent" matters.....

Remember when the circuit court said Trump's temporary halt on immigration from nations (from Obama's list ) that were deemed sponsors of terrorism was "invalid" because digging into past statements, they found statements that "might indicate he wanted to restrict immigration of Muslims"...? The rat...
by AJMD429
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Defense Weapon - - - Archery-style...!
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: Home Defense Weapon - - - Archery-style...!

More on the topic from another 'archery history' guy...Jason Kingsley of the Modern History channel. https://youtu.be/FZuOZ7Fqag8 He addresses another aspect - mounted archers, and practicality and speed versus what they were able to accomplish 'back in the day' with highly trained archers. I agree ...
by AJMD429
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I lernt what a "knot" was today....
Replies: 20
Views: 420

I lernt what a "knot" was today....

...the 'knoticle' kind, that is.... " The term knot derives from its former use as a length measure on ships’ log lines, which were used to measure the speed of a ship through the water. Such a line was marked off at intervals by knots tied in the rope. Each interval, or knot, was about 47 feet (14....
by AJMD429
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For a litte pocket money ...
Replies: 15
Views: 464

Re: For a litte pocket money ...

Blaine wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:59 pm
I wonder what the smallest tropical snake is that has killed a healthy adult human...
Coral snake?? It's also known that baby rattlers, and such carry full strength venom....
Yep. You're right about those.

I was thinking of the constrictors though.
by AJMD429
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For a litte pocket money ...
Replies: 15
Views: 464

Re: For a litte pocket money ...

I really think snakes are cool, and had over 200 as 'pets' from age 6 to 18, including hatching some from eggs (Ringnecks, Black Rat Snakes, Milk Snakes), and live births (Northern Garter, Rainbow), and the sac-birthing (Copperheads). Snakes are cool, and I don't fear them, as long as I can take rea...
by AJMD429
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lead Ammunition Ban
Replies: 11
Views: 497

Re: Lead Ammunition Ban

Lead SALTS (dissolved lead) are the dangerous things; metallic lead is harmless when ingested or implanted (of course the 'implanting' process itself can be lethal). Some does dissolve in the body, and especially can in the gut, so no, I wouldn't recommend eating lead, but the big toxicity would be ...
by AJMD429
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Caring for "lightweight" 1911s
Replies: 19
Views: 402

Re: Caring for "lightweight" 1911s

My alloy-framed Para Ordnance P-14 1911 has fired several thousand rounds and no appreciable wear on bearing surfaces. Steel slide has black painted finish and holster wear though. Functions SO smoothly.... 8)
by AJMD429
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: more proof that some females have serious 'nads....
Replies: 3
Views: 131

more proof that some females have serious 'nads....

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020 ... eral-hack/

If I lived in AZ I'd definitely vote for her just for this one side-comment...!
by AJMD429
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How NOT to resize a bullet ...
Replies: 26
Views: 533

Re: How NOT to resize a bullet ...

I saw a levergunner stick a 444 round in a 45/70. Made a funny noise, and ejected a funny looking "resized" case. No harm no foul, just "ooops". Memory isn't helping me remember the actual person involved... Oh well, Might have been me..... :oops: https://www.levergunscommunity.org/viewtopic.php?f=...
by AJMD429
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: I just LOVE 'the Truth'....Veritas....!
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: I just LOVE 'the Truth'....Veritas....!

piller wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:22 am
What sort of scum plans to start riots?
Usually, it is self-described "liberal, tolerant, non-violent, incluuusive, progressssive Democrats...." :roll:
by AJMD429
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I just LOVE 'the Truth'....Veritas....!
Replies: 2
Views: 116

I just LOVE 'the Truth'....Veritas....!

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020 ... mp-voters/

Too bad the 'mainstream' so-called 'news' media refuses to report stuff like that....they are too busy fabricating stuff about the NRA, or Trump.... :roll:
by AJMD429
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 5
Views: 102

Re: Prayer request

Prayers for their missions accomplished and their safe return.
by AJMD429
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Defense Weapon - - - Archery-style...!
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: Home Defense Weapon - - - Archery-style...!

I like his laugh.... :twisted:
by AJMD429
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Virginia Dems Withdraw AR-15 Confiscation Bill (Thanks NRA Members)
Replies: 5
Views: 189

Re: Virginia Dems Withdraw AR-15 Confiscation Bill (Thanks NRA Members)

It isn't over until every last one of the Democrats are GONE from legislature....
....and none of the remaining RINOs even DARE to whisper in the back hallways about anything involving 'gun control'... :evil:
by AJMD429
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the Contender fans here
Replies: 20
Views: 471

Re: For the Contender fans here

I have two frames - one for 'rifle' and one for 'pistol' - the only 'rifle' setup I have is for 17 Hornet, but both Contenders have the BEST TRIGGERS I'VE EVER SEEN on any production gun, in terms of 'target-grade' style.
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Journalists....with.....Integrity...?????????
Replies: 0
Views: 85

Journalists....with.....Integrity...?????????

That's really strange.....!

Oh, wait, they aren't U.S. 'news' media people....they are Iranians.... :o

I remember all the U.S. journalists who quit whenever Obama or Clinton would lie about something.....or....maybe not.... :roll:
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Respecting the U.S. Flag....
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Respecting the U.S. Flag....

Yep....and our OWN 'news' media hates the U.S., along with so many spoiled "liberal" college-kids here in the U.S... :evil: I'll bet some of those Iranians risking getting shot for protesting would trade the little leftist college pukes places... :twisted:
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Gutfield gets it right again...
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Gutfield gets it right again...

https://youtu.be/dBsMj9xh-BA

Fascinating how our 'mainstream news' media agrees so closely with the radical Islamist agenda, and with their 'news' media...

Gutfield and the others (except Juan of course) lay it all out clearly though.
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Defense Weapon - - - Archery-style...!
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Home Defense Weapon - - - Archery-style...!

The ordinary version - https://youtu.be/k6zznk0BDd4

The double-barrel version - https://youtu.be/-2x4cpvywHg

I wonder what the ancient warriors would have thought of such a thing....
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting at a High School basketball game in Dallas.
Replies: 5
Views: 236

Re: Shooting at a High School basketball game in Dallas.

No doubt another Trump-supporting, Bible-banging, right-wing NRA member.... :|

No doubt there will be a photo of him soon, with the MAGA hat photoshopped off...
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I`ve had enough, laugh laugh
Replies: 44
Views: 1326

Re: I`ve had enough, laugh laugh

Blaine wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:11 pm
.....Sadly, there's one fella in The Gunroom that drops little barbs into nearly every post. .... :( :( :(
.....maybe just don't read those posts or that thread....????
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Looks Like Austin Is The Next San Francisco
Replies: 6
Views: 187

Re: Looks Like Austin Is The Next San Francisco

Austin is and always has been a haven for liberals, and yet I can go there tomorrow and buy an AR or two, some pistols, a Pelosi load of ammo and leave with all of it right then! Try that in San Francisco or your state for that matter :wink: The problem is, California USED to be a free state, and t...
by AJMD429
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Still in the running...
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: Still in the running...

The proud Democrats in the 20 to 40 year old age group I know would fall into one of two groups: . a) Ones who have no idea who Soleimani is/was, and . b) Ones who know exactly who he is, and would support him if he were actually on the ballot. I honestly don't know which group depresses me more.......
by AJMD429
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Would the Government ever use FORCE to take guns...?
Replies: 18
Views: 541

Re: Would the Government ever use FORCE to take guns...?

FWiedner wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:44 pm
New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina.
Yep, and many others as well.... :|
by AJMD429
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody fire lap?
Replies: 28
Views: 485

Re: Anybody fire lap?

A buddy of mine fire-lapped, while driving his car; the dropped cigarette burned through his pants and blistered his leg (fortunately not the middle one), and he about wrecked his car. :o