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by wm
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 317 Air lite 22
Replies: 15
Views: 398

Re: S&W 317 Air lite 22

Just my opinion, but comparing a short barreled 22lr to a short barreled 357 mag is apples and oranges comparison but honestly I would take the 357 given that choice. I can shoot handloaded 38 spl almost as inexpensively as I can 22lr (as 'almost' is a pretty stretchable term) and I would have the c...
by wm
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1894 versus Winchester 1892
Replies: 9
Views: 293

Re: Marlin 1894 versus Winchester 1892

Buy'em both.

:D

Wm
by wm
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off topic, I know, but genius.
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Re: Off topic, I know, but genius.

The idea certain has some merit. Should also be California, NY, MAss etc. compliant

I would point out that Olympic arms made the OA96 & 98 Pistols as a AWB work around 20+ years ago. We might see a time when such work arounds return to market.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcNS4JdprWc

Wm.
by wm
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SightHunter09 will be getting out soon.
Replies: 29
Views: 678

Re: SightHunter09 will be getting out soon.

I'm not aware of all the details involved in all this but I get the gist. I will be praying for you and yours. I wish I could offer more then that.

Wm
by wm
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How About a Model 94 Chambered in Winchester's New 350 Legend?
Replies: 12
Views: 394

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

I would like to see a pump action in 350 Legend (300 whisper/blackout, 223 Rem, 7.62X39mm, 9X39mm, 35 Rem etc). It seems to me you could tweak a shot gun design by scaling it down & with some upgraded metallurgy produce a darn fine hunting rifle. Years ago IMI produced a rifle called the timberwolf ...
by wm
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt Trooper (Original, not Mk iii)
Replies: 6
Views: 231

Re: Colt Trooper (Original, not Mk iii)

I was following that auction …… I liked that old Colt but got busy and for got to check on it again.

I hope it serves you well. I really liked it.

Wm
by wm
Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers please-pregnant family member
Replies: 36
Views: 804

Re: Prayers please-pregnant family member

Will continue.
Wm
by wm
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USS Hornet CV8
Replies: 3
Views: 189

USS Hornet CV8

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/fa ... spartanntp

Lets not forget this is a grave yard for men who laid down their lives for us.

I am humbled and indebted beyond words.

Wm
by wm
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: C- note value challenge or how two guys entertain themselves
Replies: 7
Views: 273

C- note value challenge or how two guys entertain themselves

I don't know how many of you follow Military Arms Channel blog (YouTube or Full30) but the host and his best friend have an on again / Off again challenge where they do a tour of gun shops and they see who can buy the best value firearm for specific amount. Sometimes they do rifles other times handg...
by wm
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: forming 25-35 cases
Replies: 13
Views: 296

Re: forming 25-35 cases

Graf's has Hornady cases in stock and with the right head stamp …… https://www.grafs.com/catalog/product/productId/70435, or here https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/item/0000386101/25-35-winchester-unprimed-rifle-brass-50-count, On the other hand if you are knee deep in 30 WCF cases & need 25-35...
by wm
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: AMT Automag II Factory magazines $20 at CDNN
Replies: 0
Views: 54

AMT Automag II Factory magazines $20 at CDNN

https://www.cdnnsports.com/email-specials-html/automag-22mag-9rd-sts.html#.XGHky_ZFyUk I know this is not really meant to advertise commercial slaes but I know how hard it is to find magazines for out of production firearms, especially (comparatively) limited run variety like the Automag II was. Hop...
by wm
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the allure of "tactical"?
Replies: 40
Views: 609

Re: What's the allure of "tactical"?

You mis speeled tactical …… it should be spelled tacticool. Tactical is a concept that has progressed from practical application to benefit the user to ostentatious demonstration to impress the casual observer. Like gadgets on a car …… at some point they started adding stuff just because they could....
by wm
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?
Replies: 22
Views: 408

Re: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?

I've been told the Kimber 6S has a phenomenal trigger. Unfortunately I do not have any first hand experience.

I mean to correct that sooner or later.

Wm
by wm
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More MRI fun!
Replies: 27
Views: 388

Re: More MRI fun!

The first one was the worst. I suppose because I did not know what to expect.

After that they were just mildly awful.

I use a form of self meditation I learned from Lanny Bassham to calm myself. Involves deep breathing and focus. It isn't hard to learn but impossible to perfect.

Wm
by wm
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you ever do have to shoot in self-defense...
Replies: 35
Views: 1840

Re: If you ever do have to shoot in self-defense...

Depends on what you mean by experience. I always joke that I have won every gun fight that I have avoided. Ayoobs teachings has given me confidence in evaluating situations in which things were bad but not as bad as they could be. I've never regretted keeping my cool. And in retrospect keeping my co...
by wm
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester stock lacquer
Replies: 8
Views: 320

Re: Winchester stock lacquer

I feel certain the formula for the finish you want is contained in Howe's "the Modern Gunsmith". Frankly just about everything you need to know about anything applicable to a firearm design existing pre WW2 is probably covered in here. https://newbooksinpolitics.com/political/the-modern-gunsmith/ Wm
by wm
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you ever do have to shoot in self-defense...
Replies: 35
Views: 1840

Re: If you ever do have to shoot in self-defense...

Ayoob is a great resource for this. I have always followed his A O J framework for evaluating threats. Does the person threatening me have the Ability, Opportunity, Jeopardy to hurt me? If he does then it is go time. Massad Ayoob "Judicious Use Of Deadly Force" forward to 38 minutes in the video to ...
by wm
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are your favorite firearms drills.....?
Replies: 19
Views: 288

Re: What are your favorite firearms drills.....?

I'm a Mozambique & El Presidente drill kind of guy. That's my go to drills. Yeah I cut my teeth on Cooper and Ayoob back in the 80's. I mix in other stuff of course to keep it interesting. I'm doing a lot of left hand shooting these days and have always done a good bit of shooter down drills but tho...
by wm
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rifle for AL hogs
Replies: 17
Views: 419

Re: Rifle for AL hogs

Both? Use one in the morning and the other in the afternoon?

Wm
by wm
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My kind of reality TV .......
Replies: 2
Views: 215

My kind of reality TV .......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzfrgNqejaM

Yeah it starts a little slow but picks up quickly once he starts working on the old girl.


Hey I work 3rd shift and its nice to have something on that is mentally engaging as opposed to mind numbing as most popular entertainment is (to me anyway).


Wm
by wm
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Sun dial
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Re: New Sun dial

That is very cool.

Reduce, reuse, recycle ......... words to live by.


Wm
by wm
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee Carbide dies 357
Replies: 23
Views: 473

Re: Lee Carbide dies 357

Spares …… IMO you won't get enough for them to make it worthwhile selling them and having a back up is generally never a bad idea.

Wm
by wm
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee Carbide dies 357
Replies: 23
Views: 473

Re: Lee Carbide dies 357

jnyork wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:44 am
Get 'em. I cant imagine having to lube a bunch of pistol cases now.

What he said.

Wm
by wm
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Super Bowl Sunday
Replies: 36
Views: 730

Re: Super Bowl Sunday

I always root for the defense. A great football game would be decided 4-2. At least that's how I see it.

Wm
by wm
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ever see 'pliers' like these...?
Replies: 10
Views: 425

Re: Ever see 'pliers' like these...?

Yes …… Knipex. Have a pair over yonder on the wall.

Well they are supposed to be on the wall. Must be on the work bench. :wink:


Wm
by wm
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Korean Warm Poem & Memorial?
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: Korean Warm Poem & Memorial?

My father in law was a Korean war veteran. If not for that I am not sure my kids would have ever learned about Korea in school. It really gets little attention coming in between WW2 and Viet Nam.


Wm
by wm
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Show Find Winchester Low Wall 22 Long
Replies: 31
Views: 622

Re: Gun Show Find Winchester Low Wall 22 Long

That's an awesome addition. Color me green with envy.


Wm
by wm
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found something I did not think existed.
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Found something I did not think existed.

http://www.ednutter.ws/files/users/8/53 ... rGuide.pdf


Please share with those who have one. The author really invested a lot of time and effort putting this together.


Wm
by wm
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Workplace Etiquette
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: Workplace Etiquette

:D
by wm
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was Shot Show a little subdued this year?
Replies: 5
Views: 280

Was Shot Show a little subdued this year?

Is it just me or was Shot Show a little subdued this year? It didn't seem like we gotten any breathless, 'this will change everything' announcements of new products. I'm okay with that but I did not find myself rolling my eyes and going whatever at all this year. The updated Hi Point, 350 Winchester...
by wm
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hearing it too much these days..
Replies: 17
Views: 574

Re: hearing it too much these days..

Although it can strike at any age, cancer is predominantly a disease of old age. Live long enough, and you will develop some form of cancer. It may not be what kills you, but it'll be there. In 1900 the average lifespan of a US male was 58. Now it is nearly 80. Cancer has always been there; it just...
by wm
Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Animal Cruelty
Replies: 36
Views: 1028

Re: Animal Cruelty

Its negative 4 today, and I can't hardly keep my two dogs in (Golden -Doodles) because one wants to go out and eat snow and the other keeps falling a sleep in a sunny spot on the snow bank. Some breeds are not meant to be outside much and other breeds thrive on it. That is just a fact of life. My ne...
by wm
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which one of you guys was this...???
Replies: 14
Views: 465

Re: Which one of you guys was this...???

Haven't you guys noticed anything in the last few years and more so with each sunrise......people are wired out.......People are snapping.......stress levels are at an all time high even with unemployment at its lowest percentage points. While shopping and driving around, Mom and me are noticing th...
by wm
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member with odd M94
Replies: 17
Views: 486

Re: New member with odd M94

My 2 cents ……… A) Thoroughly clean barrel. I would probably would resort to using a electrolytic bore cleaner (you can buy them or make your own but buying one is quicker and likely just about the same expense unless you happen to have the components. laying around). B) Slug the barrel. I suspect th...
by wm
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sodas enjoyed by our Southern friends
Replies: 11
Views: 404

Re: Sodas enjoyed by our Southern friends

Michigan's stand bys are Vernors Ginger Ale and the dozen or so flavors of Faygo.

I myself am a tea guy. Ice tea in the summer, hot tea when the temps are below 40.

Wm.
by wm
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester dropped the ball
Replies: 8
Views: 474

Re: Winchester dropped the ball

Winchester still has a pretty diverse catalog with the model 70, shotguns, and rimfires. I'm not current on Winchesters price points anymore but I'd be surprised if it was significantly different then Marlin or Browning on comparable guns. My point is the lever action platform is still very viable a...
by wm
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ferlach 95 Steyr
Replies: 6
Views: 173

Re: Ferlach 95 Steyr

Color me a little envious. Actually very envious. I look forward to hearing more A couple years ago I saw two different milsurp Steyr M95s that had been sporterized (one to a 45/70 and the other to 33 Winchester) and have been thinking for many years now that I would like to do one as well to 30 WCF...
by wm
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A different I thought I was done
Replies: 49
Views: 1412

Re: A different I thought I was done

Good for you!

Wm
by wm
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: weak side carry
Replies: 10
Views: 248

weak side carry

I'm looking to perhaps borrow some experience from someone here. The relevant background is that I started having some issues with my right/dominant hand a couple years ago. Spasms, temporary weakness, etc. I dropped a lot of coffee cups among other things. I have some nerve damage and some bone, li...
by wm
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The FIRST Indescretion of 2019 !
Replies: 37
Views: 1305

Re: The FIRST Indescretion of 2019 !

Very Pretty. I keep coming back to look at it.

Wm
by wm
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester dropped the ball
Replies: 8
Views: 474

Re: Winchester dropped the ball

They didn't drop the ball, they just understand the market. It's business. I see your point but I'd point out that Browning, Henry, Rossi, Mossberg, Marlin as well as a couple European manufacturers have demonstrated that the lever action market is still quite healthy and viable. When you factor in...
by wm
Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hi Point breaks new ground at SHOT show
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Hi Point breaks new ground at SHOT show

You gotta be patient to watch this video because of the lengthy intro ……… or you can skip the first two minutes of fluff. (Cue deep baritone announcer voice) If you like the old Hi Point C-9, then you'll love the new updated C-9 Gen 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6QNezEUW0k Wm. P.S. Meh ……… what...
by wm
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Damko Martini Rifles
Replies: 33
Views: 1209

Re: Damko Martini Rifles

I always wanted to take a Martini like that and rebarrel/chamber it to 32 S&W long like C.E. Harris did as a sort of next step up from a 22 rimfire small game hunter. But a 25-35 Winchester might be just as good for my needs.

I'll have to keep an eye on this.

Wm
by wm
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show
Replies: 38
Views: 987

Re: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show

145 to 265 range of bullet of weights? That struck me as unusually broad. I wonder what rate of twist in the barrels.

It'd be cool to see the Winchester 1886, 71 and a reintroduced Winchester 88 in this.

Just sayin'

Wm