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by David
Thu May 23, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black Powder Question...OK 2 Questions.
Replies: 20
Views: 569

Re: Black Powder Question...OK 2 Questions.

Unless that particular bullet is lubed with a black powder appropriate lube, you're going to have some fouling issues. If it's lubed with a petroleum based lube, your fouling will be very hard and accuracy will suffer quickly. Yes, 2F will likely provide better accuracy with its slower push, 3F wil...
by David
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT- Should I Answer
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: OT- Should I Answer

Thanks, I'll try that. I signed up for the "Do Not Call Registry", but that doesn't stop anything. My wife got a phone paid for by the gov't (department?) and it has a nice screen that has captioning. Since I rarely get calls I just ignore the phone, but wife just glances at the captioning screen a...
by David
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a favor...
Replies: 4
Views: 230

Re: Need a favor...

I don't ask for much but I really need some facebook people to vote (heart) for Lucy ... I think this is where it went sideways. As a gun crank that is getting older, I can promise you I'm not now nor have I ever been on Facebook. Probably a fairly thin intersection here between Levergun users and ...
by David
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT- Should I Answer
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: OT- Should I Answer

Well I got tired of the telemarketers, political, unsolicited calls etc.my cell has never been so quiet! I found a free app called Should I Answer and boy does it work! After a short window to learn how to block calls the app just stops the unwanted calls- phone doesn't even ring! And its FREE! Mos...
by David
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: CENSUS - Citizenship question.
Replies: 10
Views: 164

Re: CENSUS - Citizenship question.

Folks.... IMHO: This is sort of a "canary in the coal mine" issue. The very fact that an attempt to identify and enumerate United States Citizens in the Census has somehow even become controversial is one of the best indicators I know to clearly demonstrate how close America is to going over a clif...
by David
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a favor...
Replies: 4
Views: 230

Re: Need a favor...

AmBraCol wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:10 pm
Done. <3
Guess I need to put a Winchester in her arms or something to get votes, drag the thumb to the red heart.
by David
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a favor...
Replies: 4
Views: 230

Need a favor...

I don't ask for much but I really need some facebook people to vote (heart) for Lucy, this is like march madness this is the last vote for the winner. Hold down thumb and move to heart. Wives, kids, dead relatives get anyone to vote. Deadline Wednesday at midnight. Thanks https://www.facebook.com/Pa...
by David
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: CENSUS - Citizenship question.
Replies: 10
Views: 164

Re: CENSUS - Citizenship question.

This could wack the heck out of CA and when they start re-allocation of federal funds based on legals wee hoo! Hopefully when this starts to really hurt it will wake people up to what's really going on. I'm also watching https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/new-york-state-rifle-pistol-associa...
by David
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: CENSUS - Citizenship question.
Replies: 10
Views: 164

CENSUS - Citizenship question.

I almost wet my pants in excitement, hopefully they won't take as long as they say to put it in writing!!!
https://www.scotusblog.com/2019/04/argu ... ore-285283
by David
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well I don't know what happened to the old favicon
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Re: Well I don't know what happened to the old favicon

BlaineG wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:03 pm
Just me? Replicate the old one with color.
What was the old one?
I didn't see anything obvious laying around on the system the other gif as also zero bytes.
by David
Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well I don't know what happened to the old favicon
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Re: Well I don't know what happened to the old favicon

Would color be better?
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I went with color I can flop back if people prefer just black or have other suggestions.
by David
Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well I don't know what happened to the old favicon
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Well I don't know what happened to the old favicon

But I made a new one (hopefully you see) is's a L with a lever...
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by David
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody here also on Ruger Forum?
Replies: 14
Views: 369

Re: Anybody here also on Ruger Forum?

Here comes another shameless plug... You could visit the Ruger Society https://www.rugersociety.com/ and they have a forum. An excellent collectors organization, their publications a fantastic and lots of interesting things to participate in. They will be at the NRA show if you want to meet them htt...
by David
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Costner & Harrelson.......
Replies: 29
Views: 1071

Re: Costner & Harrelson.......

Maybe just a shameless plug, wait I don't get paid for that one either but.. The Great Model 8 & 81 http://thegreatmodel8.net/ I *think* there are some good articles there. I owe the content to Cam Woodall another lost site recovered and now flourishing ;) The list keeps growing, just can let a good...
by David
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt lightning rifles - who’s a fan?
Replies: 26
Views: 522

Re: Colt lightning rifles - who’s a fan?

If the Lightning rifles are like the pistol actions, run away, they are a !@(#*&ASD to fix. i.e. not me.
by David
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 73 and 92: what were they made for?
Replies: 28
Views: 748

Re: Winchester 73 and 92: what were they made for?

My WAG is that they were developed for the military. As we all know,great advances in fire arms technology was during times of war. I am not a historian and most of my knowledge about lever guns is just amateur/in passing, but I believe the lever gun was developed during the Civil War, starting wit...
by David
Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 73 and 92: what were they made for?
Replies: 28
Views: 748

Re: Winchester 73 and 92: what were they made for?

Back they it was hard to live if you purchases something it's because you needed it. This is why 1899 and before or typically well used and you can find some firearms that ended up in a bad caliber in much different condition then others. Including some say in 32 extra short that are often found in ...
by David
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 563

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

The was two statements,
It's true ok not gravity then but Jupiter will get it.
Most everyone I talk to is a physicist here however most are very liberal, I'll ask the "Hallo" guy, he's cool.
by David
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 563

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

Thanks beaker for explaining in a way I could understand. It really is amazing with all of these forces around us, we just go about our lives and shoot old Winchesters. So there's like a perfect balance between the earths gravity and the speed of the moon....that's about all I can get....I'll let y...
by David
Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which Lever Gun to use?
Replies: 16
Views: 364

Re: Which Lever Gun to use?

Is there any Democrats available that could possibly used if I want to propose a solution?
by David
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2805

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Old Savage wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:27 pm
Mine is a scope sighted bolt action.
Mines a 22lr Rolling Block it came out the the Karl F. Mouldenhauer Collection :)
by David
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beretta following Taurus' lead....
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: Beretta following Taurus' lead....

Well I one of my friends and my brother bought one and they do fit good in the hand, but honestly - I'll say this and promptly ignore - I really don't need anymore guns.
I'm trying to trim down my safes.
by David
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which Lever Gun to use?
Replies: 16
Views: 364

Re: Which Lever Gun to use?

I thought it was something YOU did not the pig/hog/elewoatrunk
by David
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which Lever Gun to use?
Replies: 16
Views: 364

Re: Which Lever Gun to use?

Depends on how far you want to drag the hog. I’ll take a true rifle round over a handgun round as it’s likely to anchor the critter quicker with equal shot placement. What he said! The bigger the better, I haven't used anything smaller than a .33WCF on a boar and haven't had to chase any either. Fa...
by David
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2805

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Remember I'm a Remington stickler....
Remington model SEVEN , I have a model 7 can't remember if it was made in 1902 or 3, don't have the heart to let that one go that one might go into the casket. (it might get crowded)
by David
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which Lever Gun to use?
Replies: 16
Views: 364

Re: Which Lever Gun to use?

jeepnik wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:01 am
Depends on how far you want to drag the hog. I’ll take a true rifle round over a handgun round as it’s likely to anchor the critter quicker with equal shot placement.
How big of a hog, my friend it TX said come shoot a pig, went it turned I expected a trunk.
by David
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2805

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Coloradoyaler wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:45 pm
My Choice. Big Horn Armory 500S&W and a S&W 500 6"


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Ouch, that's good for Jurassic Park XII
by David
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beretta following Taurus' lead....
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: Beretta following Taurus' lead....

I see a lot of people gravitating to the CZ 75, another pistol that if you can't hit them throw it at them.
by David
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2805

Re: One rifle, one pistol

I um... have at least 4 or 5 mkII's and was just gifted a competition target MKIV I haven't gotten out yet to shoot.
This one you don't have to have gravity shoe's to hang upside down to reassemble ;)
by David
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2805

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Old Savage wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:40 pm
David, that is a different discussion.
Yes, I just later realized my post may have been rude, that was not my intent.
I'm thinking I'm in the mud because the bear attacked when I was sleeping if I find ammo I want it to go into something :) (But it should be loaded already)
by David
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2805

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Well David, you might think of it this way. If we both take 40 rds mine is lighter. I can get 1800 fps for the rifle for better trajectory, you can't get close without really pushing the rifle, Those rounds would likely blow Colt. Paco had that happen. The rifle could handle anything up close that ...
by David
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black Powder velocities
Replies: 9
Views: 358

Re: Black Powder velocities

I'm glad someone else likes black powder, specs are hard to find or I'm not looking the right place. Hopefully this is right. For up to a 50 cal pistol round fffg and fill to a light pack regardless of which caliber. For longer rifle 45-70 etc us ffg and do the same fill. I've NEVER loaded a rifle i...
by David
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2805

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Old Savage wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:53 pm
What do you think 6, here is one approach, .357 and .45.
I like this solution it's my I'm going into the woods solution but I wanted only one ammo (it's heavy) so I went with 45 Colt.
by David
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2805

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Doc, in my Ruger MkII the Aquila Super Colibri will not cycle the slide suppressed. If I want it to go semi auto Inhave to use the Remington subsonic or equivalent. I also have a Fiala manually operated magazine fed 22 handgun that is..well manually operated. Have you tried they make it (can't reme...
by David
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2805

Re: One rifle, one pistol

One regular on cowboy? Ok one, I bought this stuff 30 years ago before I was married (and I had money)

Sig P210-6-2
Blaser R93 Tactical 1 (not 2, 10 round version at most 100 in the country)

Both are serious nail drivers.
by David
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington Now Being Sued?
Replies: 12
Views: 411

Re: Remington Now Being Sued?

i believe that it could be summed up by saying that these people are claiming that Remington knowingly marketed a firearm that is too dangerous for the public to own to people that they knew were potentially dangerous. Additionally, it was alleged that, knowing the above, Remington actively markete...
by David
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Proper use of the F-bomb.....
Replies: 14
Views: 726

Re: Proper use of the F-bomb.....

I liked this one....
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by David
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dogs -- "The Most Difficult Part..."
Replies: 17
Views: 1240

Re: Dogs -- "The Most Difficult Part..."

Neighbor gave me my dog when I was 10 he died when I was 29, it was rough.
My neighbor is 99 I still call her every week to check on her.
They never had kids, I'm it.
by David
Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling AR500 plate steel
Replies: 20
Views: 1034

Re: Drilling AR500 plate steel

mikld wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:34 am
Perhaps a small change in design? Weld some drillable tabs on the targets to mount them?
Well I thought of that after I had drilled and weld all the pins in on the texas star ;)

That sounds like and interesting thing to try I just need some flat pin's, that shouldn't be hard to find.
by David
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling AR500 plate steel
Replies: 20
Views: 1034

Re: Drilling AR500 plate steel

So it was probably 7 or 8 bits for 10 holes, they were cheap it's just a bit painful to do the 10 holes took several hours.
I just wanted to know this is "right" way (if I want clean holes)
by David
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling AR500 plate steel
Replies: 20
Views: 1034

Re: Drilling AR500 plate steel

JerryB wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:01 pm
How about using a torch and just blow the holes?
The plates fit on pins that would be a big ugly for pins.

You put the plate on two pins, I drilled 1/4 holes, put in bolts (welded), cut off equal with plat, and hold it one the back with a clamp which pops off when the plate is pushed (shot).
by David
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling AR500 plate steel
Replies: 20
Views: 1034

Re: Drilling AR500 plate steel

Ok that's what I was doing, I was dropping a lot of oil to cool but I think I still kept getting a bit to hot it was either the depth or maybe the sides are a bit harder from treatment. I'm just glad I found Lowels 5 pack for 7.95 set of bits.
by David
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling AR500 plate steel
Replies: 20
Views: 1034

Drilling AR500 plate steel

So I'm building several targets a Texas Star a Dueling tree etc. This stuff is a .... to drill holes in, I've actually had the best luck (only luck) using cheap ceramic drill bits. I still need to drill the spinning bar with 8 more targets (16 holes) and I'm NOT looking forward to it this way. Any r...
by David
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who likes stainless?
Replies: 36
Views: 1474

Re: Who likes stainless?

I've seen things they call blue that are down right ugly but there's nothing like a nice blue or case hardening.
The most beautiful blue I've ever seen was on a Weatherby rifle, WOW those Japanese make the more beautiful blue.
by David
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Follow-up on "Stainless" -- SIG's SS Durability Question
Replies: 18
Views: 783

Re: Follow-up on "Stainless" -- SIG's SS Durability Question

I have a very early P229 (early 90's?) the stainless slide it's still perfect.
I however wax my firearms with Renaissance, which is a carry over from my antiques however use Rem oil vs whale oil (stinky) ;)
by David
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cannabis Oil
Replies: 71
Views: 6677

Re: Cannabis Oil

By the way, don't bother trying to give me the natural is safe baloney. Rattlesnakes are as natural as can be. Jimsonweed is natural, and one product from it has medicinal use. If you try to use the plant recreationally, it might kill you. Not everything which is natural is safe for consumption. I ...
by David
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Legal Question
Replies: 9
Views: 891

Re: Legal Question

Pardon the pun, I'm a poet and don't even know it.
by David
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cannabis Oil
Replies: 71
Views: 6677

Re: Cannabis Oil

I'm just trying to understand this thread I know I'm red but that doesn't mean jack ..., I just help if someone tells me to go to ... I'll smile, anyhow... I was on Fentanyl for many years 50 mic in me, Prince died with 68.7 or something like that, I'm sure it's different but it's not good for you. ...
by David
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: shot 45-70 lite
Replies: 7
Views: 747

Re: shot 45-70 lite

Silly me I thought a lite load was a lighter bullet.
I always shot a 300gr but it was in a TC with a 14 inch mag-na-port barrel and it wasn't bad but anything larger would quickly rip your arm off.