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by Malamute
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question on a Lyman 56A receiver sight
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Re: Question on a Lyman 56A receiver sight

I'll see if I can find my parts and spare sight and compare.
by Malamute
Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question on a Lyman 56A receiver sight
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Re: Question on a Lyman 56A receiver sight

Do you need the screw for some reason, or just want the coin adjustable knob instead of the thumb adjustable one? The knobs are not part of the screw, they are attached to the end of them with a tiny set screw. The current Lyman 66 knobs fit fine, I swapped several to the coin adjust type after havi...
by Malamute
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self Defense Shot Placement
Replies: 56
Views: 1212

Re: Self Defense Shot Placement

I question the assertion that a hip or pelvis hit will shatter the pelvis or even be disabling in most cases. The link I posted above is from actual evaluation of gunshots by someone in the business of doing so. As I also mentioned above, those in LE that have seen firsthand a number of them have be...
by Malamute
Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No blade for your angle grinder? No problem..
Replies: 4
Views: 327

Re: No blade for your angle grinder? No problem..

That was interesting. I use my angle head grinder a lot in log work. I use a 36 grit sanding wheel for finishing log notches after the chainsaw part is done, and shaping spindles for log type railings and such. Having the sanding wheel in it much more than the grinding wheel, and needing to grind me...
by Malamute
Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever gun magazine Disconnect?
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Re: Lever gun magazine Disconnect?

This is one of the reasons I far prefer Winchesters over marlins. I often clear a chamber or drop a single small game load in leaving the magazine full. With a Winchester type, and functioning correctly, you can either work the lever fully, popping the carrier up, then with either the little finger,...
by Malamute
Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sixguns: Blued or stainless?
Replies: 33
Views: 716

Re: Sixguns: Blued or stainless?

I am huge fan of blued pistols, regardless of application, though I own a stainless one or two. Yes, they are practical, but I just really dont care for how they look. Some that are highly polished to look like nickel are OK, but thats not the norm. The weird color of stainless is part of what bothe...
by Malamute
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Couple Shot in TN Church "With An Unloaded Gun"
Replies: 11
Views: 370

Re: Couple Shot in TN Church "With An Unloaded Gun"

Pulling out a gun in any public setting is basically a really bad idea. Putting ones hand in front of the muzzle is also a really bad habit. Yes, one needs to do certain things when cleaning that you wouldnt ordinarily do, but as a habit, pointing it at anything you dont intend to shoot is a really ...
by Malamute
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self Defense Shot Placement
Replies: 56
Views: 1212

Re: Self Defense Shot Placement

2 to the chest 1 to the head is generally called a failure drill today I believe. It hints at something thats generally lacking in such discussions (though not everywhere) in the assessment phase after the first 2. Being able to continually assess the situation as it develops in preferable to "mag d...
by Malamute
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self Defense Shot Placement
Replies: 56
Views: 1212

Re: Self Defense Shot Placement

Well, you could step up a notch from the 380, which would probably be an improvement in overall effectiveness, regardless if someone had a vest on or not. The little 380s are very compact and easy to carry, but not noted for being very effective. Ive considered a 380 now and then, but keep coming ba...
by Malamute
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self Defense Shot Placement
Replies: 56
Views: 1212

Re: Self Defense Shot Placement

The face will certainly cause anyone not on PCP to stop when impacted there by a bullet, but the throat gives easy access to the spinal cord. Cut the spinal cord and everything stops immediately. Anywhere else and the reflexes can still pull the trigger. Cut the cord in the neck and the arms and le...
by Malamute
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self Defense Shot Placement
Replies: 56
Views: 1212

Re: Self Defense Shot Placement

I would suggest upper chest and eyes with the 380. As to the pelvic shot, I wouldnt be in a hurry to promote it. https://pistol-forum.com/showthread.php?4330-Shots-to-the-Pelvis This has come up in discussion with several long time LE people commenting they had seen many such shots and none had been...
by Malamute
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help to Find Front Sights for Winchester 94 (pre64)
Replies: 7
Views: 265

Re: Need Help to Find Front Sights for Winchester 94 (pre64)

That looks like a factory front sight base, DONT POUND ON IT!!!! They were silver soldered to the barrel. Its been reported that some were dovetailed in a very shallow dovetail, peened in place, THEN silver soldered, meaning its basically permanently attached, unless one wished to do so in a destruc...
by Malamute
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help to Find Front Sights for Winchester 94 (pre64)
Replies: 7
Views: 265

Re: Need Help to Find Front Sights for Winchester 94 (pre64)

Rather than calling it "pre-64". you may get more useful results using the term "SRC" or saddle ring carbine, which it sounds like yours is. There wasnt much difference between whats commonly called "pre-64" and post 64 sights on most made after the early 30s. Some special recent models (late 1960s ...
by Malamute
Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TV Westerns
Replies: 4
Views: 186

Re: TV Westerns

Fellas, if you google the names, all sorts of information comes up on them, and most old TV shows and movies are on youtube. I just searched youtube and pulled up Whispering Smith, which Id not heard of before. I'll be bookmarking it and watching some. Want to check out the others mentioned also. Yo...
by Malamute
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help Finding a Saddle Ring
Replies: 7
Views: 302

Re: Need Help Finding a Saddle Ring

I hd a Ruger ring base machined down and silver soldered to the magazine tube on the left side for a light. I used a surefire 6P in a Ruger ring to mount it. I wanted as small of a base as I could get so it wasnt ugly and catching on stuff when I didnt have the light on it. Not sure if you understoo...
by Malamute
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help Finding a Saddle Ring
Replies: 7
Views: 302

Re: Need Help Finding a Saddle Ring

The hole goes all the way through. Trying to remember if any of the old Harley stuff had any 1/4-30 threads. I had some taps for cleaning out holes after bead blasting cases. Harley used some oddball threads also. If I have one, and can find it, I'll loan it to you. EDIT: Just recalled the oddball H...
by Malamute
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help Finding a Saddle Ring
Replies: 7
Views: 302

Re: Need Help Finding a Saddle Ring

If you want one for the original intended purpose, which it sounds like, then Id suggest using the older type with large screw shank. the later ones added on post 64 guns had small shanks and were basically ornamental. Some have used them with slings, but I think they are pretty small, perhaps they ...
by Malamute
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 mag 200 gr JHP medium loads
Replies: 10
Views: 376

Re: 44 mag 200 gr JHP medium loads

Im not overly concerned about any minor differences, I just recall it being noted in I believe Earls comments. Unfortunately, I havent been able to find any formally published info on the 9 or 10 grs Unique loads with any bullets, the published data Ive been able to find seems to skip around that le...
by Malamute
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 mag 200 gr JHP medium loads
Replies: 10
Views: 376

Re: 44 mag 200 gr JHP medium loads

Using that same application, I see: 4" barrel: 22,681 Max psi, 99.51% burn, 1066fps, 504 ft. lbs 6: barrel: 22,681 Max psi, 100% burn, 1211fps, 651 ft. lbs As for previous threads mentioning Unique with 200 gr. XTP loads - do either of these 2 links help? https://www.levergunscommunity.org/viewtopi...
by Malamute
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 mag 200 gr JHP medium loads
Replies: 10
Views: 376

Re: 44 mag 200 gr JHP medium loads

Thanks, but I'm looking for info on that specific load I mentioned in my first post, not looking for other loads.

I think Earl, and one or two others had chronograph info on this load, or 9 grs Unique or very close to that, and mentioned how they worked on deer at the reduced velocity.
by Malamute
Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 mag 200 gr JHP medium loads
Replies: 10
Views: 376

44 mag 200 gr JHP medium loads

There was a discussion here some time back where the topic of medium loads was covered, and there was some chronograph and pressure info shared. I wasnt able to find it in several searches. Does anyone have velocity info for 44 cal 200 gr Hornady XTP JHP bullet with 10 grs Unique in magnum cases in ...
by Malamute
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bought My Granddaughter a "Radio Flyer" Wagon!
Replies: 11
Views: 361

Re: Bought My Granddaughter a "Radio Flyer" Wagon!

When I was very small, a kid in the neighborhood didnt have a bike, but his Radio Flyer served well enough. He propelled himself around the neighborhood with one knee in the wagon, one leg out providing power, steering with the handle. He was pretty good. I was never able to reproduce his level of r...
by Malamute
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: no lube, soap and water cleanup?
Replies: 8
Views: 420

Re: no lube, soap and water cleanup?

Ive seen the "no lube" Anderson thing mentioned on M4C forum when I was looking up AR stuff, the general consensus was that it was a rather humorous claim. They make decent quality lowers and some other parts, but the "no lube" thing doesnt work when one actually shoots much, the makers claims notwi...
by Malamute
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Driver's License to buy ammo?
Replies: 17
Views: 868

Re: Driver's License to buy ammo?

History repeats itself. Back in the 70's you could not buy reloading components through the mail without an FFL.....OK, I can understand powder and primers...but brass?....solid heads? So I guess companies are trying to "protect themselves" from liability.....maybe some Walmart sold a 12 year old k...
by Malamute
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chamber and barrel inserts
Replies: 15
Views: 550

Re: Chamber and barrel inserts

One of the pictures of Gen Crook show what looks like an insert barrel in the muzzle of one side of his side x side shotgun. They used to be advertised in the old Sears catalog for a full length 38-55 insert for a 12 ga I believe. They had some sort of nut on the muzzle I think, that kept it centere...
by Malamute
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: trace a guns ownership by serial numbers
Replies: 10
Views: 432

Re: trace a guns ownership by serial numbers

I havent been able to find the specific info on the bound books, but 4473 forms only have to be retained for 20 years, at which point they can be destroyed. Edit: actually, I was looking right at the "A&D record book info and it didnt register. Importers and manufacturers have to keep permanent reco...
by Malamute
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RCBS CUSTOMER SERVICE
Replies: 9
Views: 497

Re: RCBS CUSTOMER SERVICE

Ive also had great service from them. I had trouble with jacketed 45-70 bullets not having enough neck tension. I called to see if they had other diameter expander plugs. They didnt for 45-70, but they sent me one for 45 Colt to try, for free, and let them know how it worked out. It worked great.
by Malamute
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chamber and barrel inserts
Replies: 15
Views: 550

Re: Chamber and barrel inserts

I didnt look at them,I recalled a youtuber that did a report on them, so looked. May be some firsthand info rather than guesses? :)

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... r+adapters

A google search my be worthwhile also.
by Malamute
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45lc 1892 COL maximum --anyone?
Replies: 13
Views: 1062

Re: 45lc 1892 COL maximum --anyone?

What that means is they may not work well with really long really short ammo. (They can be too long to allow the carrier to come off bottom or if they do come up to chamber they tend to hit the top inside of the chamber before they make the turn into the chamber ) . (One of the things Rossi did yea...
by Malamute
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45lc 1892 COL maximum --anyone?
Replies: 13
Views: 1062

Re: 45lc 1892 COL maximum --anyone?

What that means is they may not work well with really long really short ammo. (They can be too long to allow the carrier to come off bottom or if they do come up to chamber they tend to hit the top inside of the chamber before they make the turn into the chamber ) . (One of the things Rossi did yea...
by Malamute
Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win 94 32 spec
Replies: 4
Views: 250

Re: Win 94 32 spec

I believe the 32 Win Spl was listed in Shooters Bibles as a standard chambering until the early 70s.

Edit: Just looked, the 32 spl was in the 74 edition, it was not in the 75 edition.
by Malamute
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An Honor
Replies: 10
Views: 371

Re: An Honor

Wow, what a remarkable opportunity!
by Malamute
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "UN"-Cocking a Firearm
Replies: 28
Views: 767

Re: "UN"-Cocking a Firearm

I may have had some glitches when a kid just starting out, but dont recall any problems since. I started shooting single action 22s at about 11 yrs old, before Ruger came out with the transfer bar models. No idea how many tens of thousands of rds through the cheap german made single action 22, then ...
by Malamute
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help With A Plumbing Problem Calculation
Replies: 32
Views: 600

Re: Need Help With A Plumbing Problem Calculation

Im not understanding what any pipe volume calculation has to do with figuring out where it is. If its clogged, it has water standing in it. If it slowly goes down over time, then you pour more in, whos to say where the level was? Or how much is getting by if its draining slowly. Get a snake, if it w...
by Malamute
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Original 1866 Winchester bore/groove diameter
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Re: Original 1866 Winchester bore/groove diameter

Might try asking at the Winchester Collectors forum.

Cartridges of the World may have info, not sure how accurate it would be for the actual guns, as opposed to the ammunition dimensions.
by Malamute
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This 94 has me a little stumped.
Replies: 12
Views: 547

Re: This 94 has me a little stumped.

I dont know if they were made IN Canada, but had read or heard they made some 94s made in 44-40 for Canadian sales. Same with some of the commemoratives, some were for Canadian sales only, and some were in 44-40 caliber.
by Malamute
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why are they hiding the poles?
Replies: 23
Views: 1103

Re: Why are they hiding the poles?

There was a documentary about this a couple years ago, I havent seen it yet.

Theres a part two coming also.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKPwtDjzJMI
by Malamute
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 94AE rebound hammer parts replacement
Replies: 11
Views: 553

Re: 94AE rebound hammer parts replacement

Canted barrel as in not indexed correctly? If so, you could probably correct that yourself. Just tuning up the trigger pull on the rebound setup may get the gun shootable. Tuning some of the rebound leg down, cleaning up the trigger pull, reducing the trigger block spring that the lever moves to all...
by Malamute
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 94AE rebound hammer parts replacement
Replies: 11
Views: 553

Re: 94AE rebound hammer parts replacement

I used to find them at gun shows and pass them along, but they seem to have dried up in the past few years. I dont recall the last set I saw. Maybe 3 or 4 years ago?

Tuning up the rebound trigger group may be the new answer.
by Malamute
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MT & WY fishing Bear Protection?
Replies: 18
Views: 891

Re: MT & WY fishing Bear Protection?

You should both have pepper spray. Either would work with the right loads. The 357 has better chance of making deep, bone breaking penetration. The 9 should work on head shots with decent penetration loads. Please note that common fmj loads are not very high quality as regards holding together when ...
by Malamute
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45lc 1892 COL maximum --anyone?
Replies: 13
Views: 1062

Re: 45lc 1892 COL maximum --anyone?

The cartridge stop nub on the carrier can be cut back a bit. If you go very far, you may have to also clearance the front edge of the ejector some. Elmer Kieth mentioned it, and Ive heard of others in the recent past say that 92s could be altered to work with the Lyman/Keith bullet in 44 mag. In the...
by Malamute
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Evacuation thinkin'
Replies: 19
Views: 776

Re: Evacuation thinkin'

Fires scare the bee-gee-us out of me. I could loose my tools and firearms, but the loss of 130 years of family photographs and other memorabilia would be hard to deal with.... Do you have copies of the pictures? Thats what digitizing them can do, then you can carry them around in your pocket or key...
by Malamute
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CPAP question
Replies: 8
Views: 417

Re: CPAP question

Its possible its actually 110v, but id about bet money it uses a transformer and reduces the 110v to 12v or something less than that. Look at the unit itself, it should have info on a tag that says what the actual functioning voltage is. The power source should also say, what input and output voltag...
by Malamute
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Evacuation thinkin'
Replies: 19
Views: 776

Re: Evacuation thinkin'

I like the idea of layered plans. I read of a guys experience evacuating and rebuilding life after Katrina, he had some good ideas and observations. He now has plans in steps, depending on the time he may have. One thing he did was digitize all his important papers, including banking info, house dee...
by Malamute
Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AR 'Meltdown' Videos
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Re: AR 'Meltdown' Videos

Ive seen some of his vids, they look like fun, but the ones Ive seen were of questionable conclusions. One was an AR meltdown, but with a stainless barrel, which isnt as tough as a GI barrel (true GI spec, not cheapo so-called "mil-spec". His seemed to conclude his results were representative of "an...
by Malamute
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduction and the .348
Replies: 22
Views: 1032

Re: Introduction and the .348

I believe Danny said he was getting 30+ inches of penetration on elk with the regular Hornady 348 200 gr flat point jacketed bullet. The premium grade copper bullets will likely do a bit better, even if slightly lighter, or whatever weight is available.
by Malamute
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduction and the .348
Replies: 22
Views: 1032

Re: Introduction and the .348

I dont think any bolt face work is required for 45-70 on a 71. Its a fairly common old school change, just the barrel. Whatever small difference there is doesnt matter in actual use. Loading gate difference is basically "getting around the corner" with longer fatter cartridges. The side of the bulle...
by Malamute
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From John Corpus, Photobucket CEO
Replies: 33
Views: 2254

Re: From John Corpus, Photobucket CEO

I got a somewhat vague message from them today, it said some features will be discontinued on my account, but didn't say exactly what. It said my use was "excessive", which is really pretty funny, as Ive use what they say is 2% of my allowable space limit. I also don't soley use PB for 3rd party hos...
by Malamute
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making your voice heard
Replies: 13
Views: 671

Re: Making your voice heard

Well done!

I think if nobody ever says anything (politely) against it, they think everyone is good with the sign and policy.
by Malamute
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From John Corpus, Photobucket CEO
Replies: 33
Views: 2254

Re: From John Corpus, Photobucket CEO

Well if I were to guess, their new policy isnt going to be sustainable either. They seem to be overwhelmed with really really bad ideas the past few years. I predict their demise before long, and I cant say i'm too broke up about it. The guy makes a valid point, if something is free, you arent the c...