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by Malamute
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off Topic....Harley Street Glide ???
Replies: 51
Views: 667

Re: Off Topic....Harley Street Glide ???

Very nice old Pans and generator Shovel Bill. All the generator motors are a bit pricey now compared to alternator shovels. The frame on my 47 was like two of yours, it was a 58-64 period frame. Its somewhat humbling to think that when I built my 47 knucklehead around 1979 or so, it seemed really ol...
by Malamute
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off Topic....Harley Street Glide ???
Replies: 51
Views: 667

Re: Off Topic....Harley Street Glide ???

I did a search about it and there seems to be a big issue with the drive by wire throttle on the '08's. that and I think the Harleys have a dry sump engine with an oil Tank ?? I had one bike set up that way and it was a pain to change engine, transmission, and primary oil all the time. I always tho...
by Malamute
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Sharps From Cody Gun Show
Replies: 10
Views: 490

Re: Old Sharps From Cody Gun Show

Very nice! The conversion guns always reeked of history and character to me. A friend used to deal in them some, and liked the guns marked with known gunsmiths that converted them or made buffalo guns out of them, and he liked guns shipped to dealers in the buffalo hunting areas. Joe, theres a cartr...
by Malamute
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!
Replies: 27
Views: 865

Re: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!

The factory pullback risers that are on the bike with drag bars might be good. Its what I have and like quite a lot. Its about perfect for riding position for me, upright without leaning forward too much. It can probably be done without changing any cables or wires. If theres any dealers or independ...
by Malamute
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!
Replies: 27
Views: 865

Re: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!

It would probably not feel as small if it had regular risers instead of the slight [pullback risers, and if it had handlebars that didnt come back as far. Thats one of the things thats nice about the H-Ds, they are really easy to change so many things and theres a LOT of parts variety available. I f...
by Malamute
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put the side hack on the 77
Replies: 60
Views: 990

Re: Put the side hack on the 77

I don't have a bike, but from what I hear - there is a big market for Harley parts because they are supposedly built to be fixed and keep running forever. Is that correct? That is correct. Nearly all the wear parts have replaceable parts, and are generally refitted by honing or boring to oversize b...
by Malamute
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put the side hack on the 77
Replies: 60
Views: 990

Re: Put the side hack on the 77

Thanks for the video, buddy! Man! That is one hard core biker looking dude you let drive! :D Malmute, I've always wanted to do a Sportster dual sport conversion. Need a chain drive donor, though. I saw a ton of "Harley's on dirt" on our recent trip to Alaska. I kept telling my son I wouldn't do tha...
by Malamute
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put the side hack on the 77
Replies: 60
Views: 990

Re: Put the side hack on the 77

Malamute, thanks for the link! Some stuff to think about. jb 8) if you search youtube for harleys on dirt theres a few guys regularly doing videos and showing what they did to the bikes, mainly sportsters of course. the ones that get really serious swap the front ends with good dirt bike front ends...
by Malamute
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put the side hack on the 77
Replies: 60
Views: 990

Re: Put the side hack on the 77

That's pretty darned cool! I'm picking up a '95 Sportster in a couple of days. My Brother in law owes me some $ and offered up his bike instead. I'm not sure how good of shape it's in, looks ok but haven't heard it run yet. I'm a dirt bike, dual sport guy so Street bikes are new to me. We'll know m...
by Malamute
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put the side hack on the 77
Replies: 60
Views: 990

Re: Put the side hack on the 77

I had forgotten about your sidecar rig Pitchy, looks good! The handlebar wobble should be able to be tuned out with adjustment of the toe in and lean angle of the bike. I caught the motorcycle spark again a year or so again after seeing a 1949 Panhead custom. I couldnt afford the older ones that I r...
by Malamute
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I am a Paco's for a few days
Replies: 14
Views: 493

Re: I am a Paco's for a few days

Outstanding!

Well done sir.
by Malamute
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TKO HEAVY for CALIBER
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: TKO HEAVY for CALIBER

Ive gone away from the TKO over time. Partly from reading Taylors book, in which he stated that it was useful for predicting the value in knocking a head-shot elephant dizzy for various time periods (the origin of the "knock out value"), and that it didnt have much application for other types of gam...
by Malamute
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?
Replies: 27
Views: 736

Re: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?

Doc had a good post above. Much of the appeal may be nostalgia for many people, but levers are also practical working tools. Nothing else is as easy to carry in hand, simple to operate, and they are very functionally reliable with a variety of loads. They are enough for most uses, one doesnt always ...
by Malamute
Sun May 19, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning B92
Replies: 5
Views: 323

Re: Browning B92

There shouldnt be any problem whatsoever welding in the lever or other parts to fill pits if you know a good welder than can do it without getting it too hot so it doesnt discolor the surrounding finish. Just be sure to use a carbon wire, not a high nickel one. High nickel wont take blue well. I had...
by Malamute
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A ? for you phobia x-spurts ...
Replies: 19
Views: 476

Re: A ? for you phobia x-spurts ...

I don't mind dressing out animals, I just hate the smell sometimes. Some recommend the gloves to avoid coming in contact with CWD . Personally, this year I was glad I wasn't wearing gloves. It was minus 15 when I got my elk and those innards kept my hands warm! Keep in mind, if game has CWD, cookin...
by Malamute
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Searchers find the USS Hornet
Replies: 16
Views: 744

Re: Searchers find the USS Hornet

Thanks Joe!
by Malamute
Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Searchers find the USS Hornet
Replies: 16
Views: 744

Re: Searchers find the USS Hornet

Anyone know what the plane model is that was in the vid in the news? Looks like its one that the wings folded.
by Malamute
Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How About a Model 94 Chambered in Winchester's New 350 Legend?
Replies: 13
Views: 718

Re: How About a Model 94 Chambered in Winchester's New 350 Legend?

I dont believe this or any other rimless cartridge will work in a Winchester 94 action. The rim is part of how the 94 lifts, retains and feeds cartridges. There may also be problems with retaining the next round in the magazine in place while the action is cycling.
by Malamute
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request
Replies: 73
Views: 2490

Re: Prayer Request

Truly sorry to hear of your loss Griff.

Take one day at a time.
by Malamute
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W SD9VE ...... review for those who care
Replies: 13
Views: 624

Re: S&W SD9VE ...... review for those who care

This may be interesting to some. There was a 2000 rd challenge done with one of these pistols on P-F a while back. The procedure for the test is start with clean, lubed gun, shoot 2k rounds. No excuses for failures to function of any kind, all have to be reported, no lube or cleaning allowed until d...
by Malamute
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Multi-ball loads in 357 or other calibres
Replies: 11
Views: 665

Re: Multi-ball loads in 357 or other calibres

Im in agreement with the sentiment that the multi-ball loads arent practical for much, a regular light for caliber bullet, especially a flat point or hollow point will have better terminal effect for defensive use. Single ball extra-light loads are a different matter though. I use them for small gam...
by Malamute
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1892 Question
Replies: 21
Views: 1306

Re: Winchester 1892 Question

Rifle or carbine? Did they cut the original stock to install the pad? Was it reblued when it was rebarreled? Any change or refinish (unless a true professional level restore type refinish of a badly worn gun, not a gunsmith blue job) reduces the value. its no doubt been rebarreled. Who made the barr...
by Malamute
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Presidential Alert
Replies: 36
Views: 1654

Re: Presidential Alert

I was in town today eating lunch. I heard one phone in the restaurant go off with the alert, mine didnt. Had to have been a couple dozen cells there. Only the one seemed to get the alert.
by Malamute
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP
Replies: 26
Views: 1643

Re: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP

The animals Ive shot with any RN pistol bullets, 45 auto, 45 Colt, 44 spl, none read the stories and few were all that impressed with the 45 auto ball loads. Many jack rabbits got up and ran off after body hits. Flat points and SWC made a huge difference in terminal effect and animal reaction. Id no...
by Malamute
Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP
Replies: 26
Views: 1643

Re: Maximum "oomph" for the .45 ACP

Ages ago I loaded 100 rds of the Lyman/Keith 452424 bullets with whatever amount of Unique made around 850 fps. They all ran fine in the box stock Colt Combat Commander I had, I just didnt use an auto as a woods gun so didnt do anything else with them after trying them. Theres been a bit of work don...
by Malamute
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94AE Failure to Feed
Replies: 22
Views: 1235

Re: Winchester 94AE Failure to Feed

Thanks for letting us know what helped and that youve got it headed the right direction.
by Malamute
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94AE Failure to Feed
Replies: 22
Views: 1235

Re: Winchester 94AE Failure to Feed

Question: Is there any copy rights to pictures posted on Leverguns by forum members? I went through the Google search Malamute posted and found several of my pics I posted here stolen and used by others. Is there anything I can do about this since I did not print a copyright line on the pics? Jo Wi...
by Malamute
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94AE Failure to Feed
Replies: 22
Views: 1235

Re: Winchester 94AE Failure to Feed

The ejector spring isnt going to compress any until the round seats in the chamber or it gets a fair amount of resistance, which I dont think feeding whould provide, the spring is pretty stout. It looks like the edge of the chamber mouth is sharp and catching in the shell body to me. Id very gently ...
by Malamute
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tumbling brass
Replies: 26
Views: 1649

Re: Tumbling brass

I'm no chemist but brass and acids don't mix in my book. It's been my experience that the copper and tin that make up brass begins to break down with acid be it vinegar or citrus stuff. Yes it's on a microscopic level but just take a piece of junk brass and place it in some lemon juice . I havent h...
by Malamute
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94AE Failure to Feed
Replies: 22
Views: 1235

Re: Winchester 94AE Failure to Feed

They are push feed so to speak, the rim isnt supposed to be under the extractor, the spring loaded ejector is pushing the shell forward until it bottoms out in the chamber, then the extractor snaps over the rim. Do you have access to another Winchester 94 to compare how the shell acts when you cycle...
by Malamute
Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tumbling brass
Replies: 26
Views: 1649

Re: Tumbling brass

I saw people talking about wet cleaning without the pins. Most gave up dry tumbling/vibrating cleaners. I bought one of the harbor freight dual drum rock tumblers and tried cleaning some 223 brass that was in a basement flood, then set in a bag 2 or 3 years. I used a half spoon of lemi shine, a drop...
by Malamute
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1873 toggle action
Replies: 14
Views: 1635

Re: 1873 toggle action

I have heard second hand of one. The oft repeated comments about toggle links runs along the lines of the bolt somehow blowing back out the back of the action into the shooters face or eye, which of course would be difficult if there was in fact a locking failure, as the bolt is much larger than the...
by Malamute
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1894 Front Sight
Replies: 6
Views: 592

Re: Winchester 1894 Front Sight

If you want to zero it like was done from the factory back in the day, once a new front sight is in place or built up, dont just "use the elevator to adjust it" to zero. They were set up to be zeroed for certain ranges for each step. The lowest was 50 yards, the next step 100 yards, and so on. This ...
by Malamute
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 92 Feeding and Bullet Profile
Replies: 20
Views: 2322

Re: Winchester 92 Feeding and Bullet Profile

What do you guys mean when you say the crimp helps for feeding? How does the crimp help? With insufficient crimp the edge of the case can catch on the edge of the chamber or anything else it encounters on the way in. A taper crimp may also have problems with this, as taper crimp is used on auto pis...
by Malamute
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Far Will a 45 ACP Kill?
Replies: 28
Views: 1353

Re: How Far Will a 45 ACP Kill?

Its not unusual to see the bullets in flight if the sun is behind you and the background allows the contrast to be seen, so long as the velocity isnt too high. ive seen many 22s, 44s and 45s. They look like a silver streak on lead bullets and a copper covered base looks coppery colored in flight. Sh...
by Malamute
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 34C sight height on a 94
Replies: 6
Views: 530

Re: 34C sight height on a 94

I dont know the specifics of the factory front sight height on early type carbines, but there is a good study of sights here, with height info for various calibers. Carbine front sight height varied by caliber. its a 5 part pictorial, so will take a little time to work through, but is excellent info...
by Malamute
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1873 toggle action
Replies: 14
Views: 1635

Re: 1873 toggle action

Its been described above, but the simplest explanation is the link goes over center when closed, it not your hand that keeps it closed. The weakness of the action in comparison is often mentioned in discussions about the toggle link actions, and the implication is they will blow up if some pressure ...
by Malamute
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spare parts kit
Replies: 3
Views: 365

Re: Spare parts kit

Numrich is another place to look. Numrich IS Gun Parts Corp. :) I tend to try to accumulate a spare firing pin, extractor, and small springs and screws that could be damaged or lost. On one gun I put the spare firing pin in a hole in the butt stock. I plan to do that with my favorite 94 also. On a ...
by Malamute
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surviving Illinois....
Replies: 6
Views: 519

Re: Surviving Illinois....

If she has a carry permit from elsewhere, I believe she is fine to carry IN her vehicle. Non-residents are not OK to carry outside the vehicle without an Il non-resident permit, which Im not sure have been issued yet. Id suggest she fuel up before crossing into Illinois so she doesnt have to worry a...
by Malamute
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How To Add A/C to a Truck Inexpensively
Replies: 20
Views: 1209

Re: How To Add A/C to a Truck Inexpensively

I just put a window AC in my 4 runner. The issue being traveling in the summer with a dog. I used to only travel much in the winter, but its not a choice right now. Trying to keep all stops under 5 minutes is tough, and so-called fast food isnt always. I detest drive-thrus and eating the the truck. ...
by Malamute
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting chase and 'shootout'
Replies: 22
Views: 1400

Re: Interesting chase and 'shootout'

Shooting out through the windshield is a known technique now, and many departments train for it with old cars or damaged windshields to get people used to it. Its an effective method when used in its place. As one person that has experience with it commented "it works best if you can shoot mostly th...
by Malamute
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: White spacers
Replies: 17
Views: 1447

Re: White spacers

I never liked white spacers on anything. They always looked more modern than I cared for and tacky at best on anything. I discovered that on Marlins, they shot pins into the buttplates and spacers to hold them in place, I suppose when drilling and mounting the plate. I tapped the pins in a little mo...
by Malamute
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hmm, Gunsmoke
Replies: 12
Views: 1042

Re: Hmm, Gunsmoke

I just watched it, I believe its a 92 (full screen and stop motion), but yeah, they overdid the capability of the silencer. Marshall Dillon got a bullet that Doc took fromone of the victim's and said it's a 30 call rifle bullet- that's why I said a 94... The muzzle wasn't threaded, more of a push &...
by Malamute
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally, The Alaskan Camper Was Delivered
Replies: 35
Views: 2314

Re: Finally, The Alaskan Camper Was Delivered

Nice rig, that should keep the weather off you for a while. :) Stop by if youre in the neighborhood. RE: Canada, their country, their laws. They somehow get by without having pistols around in the hills, but it wouldnt be my choice. I did survive the trips through without issue however. Its not a pr...
by Malamute
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hmm, Gunsmoke
Replies: 12
Views: 1042

Re: Hmm, Gunsmoke

I just watched it, I believe its a 92 (full screen and stop motion), but yeah, they overdid the capability of the silencer.
by Malamute
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New show "Yellowstone"
Replies: 17
Views: 1203

Re: New show "Yellowstone"

The promos looked like a soap opera. Somebody that saw it told me it reminded them of Dallas, which also came to mind after seeing the promos.

Drama, in the eye rolling sense.
by Malamute
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Love Taking Money From Liberals
Replies: 25
Views: 2326

Re: I Love Taking Money From Liberals

There was an enterprising soul in Az (Phx?) that was cruising the lines before people got in the door and buying guns for I think whatever the buy back was or a bit more if necessary. Guy and one or more of his friends did it. It annoyed the cops and buy back people, but it wasnt illegal in any way ...
by Malamute
Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Firearm as emergency signal device???
Replies: 27
Views: 1767

Re: Firearm as emergency signal device???

There are other options besides a sat phone. One is called SPOT, and there are one or two others. Some require some monthly fee, others I dont think do. Just googled it, heres some reading material. https://www.google.com/search?ei=hX4pW9T2CoeI0wLL64X4DA&q=+wilderness+locators&oq=+wilderness+locator...
by Malamute
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Bad Lands....
Replies: 5
Views: 691

Re: The Bad Lands....

Do you mean the badlands of the Dakotas? Check for National Forest lands. Unless theres fire restrictions then, you should be OK to shoot on National Forest lands. Looking at maps, then google searching for places may turn up references for places to shoot.
by Malamute
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally off topic, :)
Replies: 5
Views: 550

Re: Totally off topic, :)

I havent seen that program, (programme), but I have seen several seasons of Foyles War . Besides most people being polite, most were also fairly well dressed, which I think matches what little of history that I recall from pictures. It made me smile seeing farmers wearing ties and what today would b...