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by pshort
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Pelosi stalling on the vote
Replies: 3
Views: 82

Re: Pelosi stalling on the vote

Howdy Folks,
Sounds like a stool sample...

"Pass it to see what's in it"

Paul
by pshort
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Great Lakes were angry yesterday!
Replies: 26
Views: 493

Re: The Great Lakes were angry yesterday!

Howdy Folks,
Storms were my business while in the Navy in the '60s,,
Vw-4, Hurricane Hunters out of JAX.....
Flew in several hurricanes..
C121-N were the a/c of choice at that time...
I was ATN, ran the radio while airborne......

Paul
by pshort
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brass from Grafs.....
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Brass from Grafs.....

Howdy Folks, I just rechecked in the last few minutes, and the following brass is still available....... http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/category/categoryId/667? 25Rem http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/category/categoryId/779? 32Rem http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/category/categoryId/742? ...
by pshort
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday pshort.
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: Happy Birthday pshort.

Thanks folks.....
72 today.... Time flies....

Paul
by pshort
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 105
Views: 3079

Re: Telegraph Reader

-. .. -.-. . .... --- .--. . .. - .-- --- .-. -.- ... --... ...--
by pshort
Fri May 17, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dremel tool?
Replies: 19
Views: 762

Re: Dremel tool?

Hi Fred,
I bought a "Dremel" model 380 w/ball bearings about 40 yrs ago...
Still works fine.... The bushing models are little cheaper, but the
bushings wear out...

Paul
by pshort
Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry 38-55.....and it is a side-loader...!
Replies: 16
Views: 625

Re: Henry 38-55.....and it is a side-loader...!

Howdy,
I just got the announcement myself..

Here's the catalog/website link.....

https://www.henryusa.com/rifles/side-ga ... r%20Action
by pshort
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Yam Speechless
Replies: 21
Views: 1049

Re: I Yam Speechless

Howdy Folks, Speaking of submarines and Groton, CT, I worked at a place in Mpls,MN that built some of the missile tubes for the Trident subs... A huge project and a work of art when finished... They were 40' long and I could walk thru one when finished... These missile tubes were installed in two ro...
by pshort
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AWA Lightning 45 Colt Rifle, How strong is it?
Replies: 7
Views: 573

Re: AWA Lightning 45 Colt Rifle, How strong is it?

Howdy,
Everyone wants to put a 427 in a go-kart.... I don't get it....

(OK, maybe a bit exaggerated..!!)

Paul
by pshort
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday pshort.
Replies: 5
Views: 427

Re: Happy Birthday pshort.

Thanks, Folks...... 71 this year...

Paul
by pshort
Fri May 18, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Henry Bigboy Steel in 357/38.
Replies: 10
Views: 1047

Re: New Henry Bigboy Steel in 357/38.

Hi Rabbit, I have several of the Henry BB Steel carbine models.... They greatly resemble a Marlin... The steel carbines are a lot lighter... They all shoot and function fine.... Customer service is 2nd to none... I like the tube loading, YMMV.... The "free shipping", cash price at Bud's is $677... h...
by pshort
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WTF ! Anti's Actually Own Multiple Gun Forums ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1242

Re: WTF ! Anti's Actually Own Multiple Gun Forums ?

Howdy,
Shutdown is perhaps an option, my first thought was for them to slide in their propaganda......

Paul
by pshort
Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry blue .357 carbine???
Replies: 11
Views: 1079

Re: Henry blue .357 carbine???

Howdy, I have a few Henry levers, among them a .357... Very well made, top of the line customer service.. Shoots well.. Haven't shot groups, don't care.. Mine are all the steel carbine versions, it's what I prefer.. Feeds .38 spec well... (Also, .22, .44mag, 45-70, .44-40 1860-Brass..) Bud's has goo...
by pshort
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tough to be a new 44/40 shooter...
Replies: 15
Views: 1601

Re: Tough to be a new 44/40 shooter...

Howdy, I have a Henry - Henry.. Nice rig.. I've been using SNS-Casting brand, .430, 200gr, RNFP bullets, box marked .44 magnum... Starline brass, 8-1/2 gr Unique.. About 1250 or so FPS... They fit perfectly, shoot well, leave no leading... I use Redding dies, with a Lee FCD crimping die... I only cr...
by pshort
Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1893 mainspring
Replies: 16
Views: 1233

Re: Marlin 1893 mainspring

Howdy, I had the same problem with a Pedersoli Rolling block.. First, I ordered a spare spring to work on... Then, with a 3/16 or so CARBIDE end mill and lots of coolant, I did the following... Use a Bridgeport or similar... I saw these for sale online, so figured I could make the same thing.. Made ...
by pshort
Sun Dec 24, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Christmas Joy
Replies: 4
Views: 485

Christmas Joy

Three men died on Christmas Eve and were met by Saint Peter at the pearly gates. "In honor of this holy season," Saint Peter said, "you must each possess something that symbolizes Christmas to get into heaven." The first man fumbled through his pockets and pulled out a lighter. He flicked it on. It ...
by pshort
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 36a bolt
Replies: 7
Views: 835

Re: Marlin 36a bolt

Howdy, The locking bolt not engaging for some reason sounds real to me.. My opinion is to stay away from the one piece firing pins, BECAUSE, if the locking bolt doesn't get properly into place and push the rear firing pin into position, the bolt isn't properly locked and may put a dent in your foreh...
by pshort
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brass @ Graf & Sons
Replies: 3
Views: 635

Re: Brass @ Graf & Sons

Howdy,
I believe the brass is made by Jamison..

http://www.captechintl.com/

I called these folks awhile back, and they told me when they shipped a ton of brass to Graf's....
The Hornady brass, I don't know....

Paul
by pshort
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brass @ Graf & Sons
Replies: 3
Views: 635

Brass @ Graf & Sons

Howdy folks, A bunch of generally hard to find brass still available at Grafs.... Just checked all mentioned.. .25 Rem http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/category/categoryId/667? .25-35 Win http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/product/productId/70435/inline/1 .32 Rem http://www.grafs.com/retail/cata...
by pshort
Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new Henry on the way!
Replies: 10
Views: 1096

Re: new Henry on the way!

Howdy, I've latched on to a BB steel .357, .44 mag, .45-70.. All fine rifles, made in America, etc.. I like the front tube loading, YMMV..... I sometimes wonder if the side loaders aren't an emotional attachment to the old stuff... Get both, but don't let the front loader interfere with trying a goo...
by pshort
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-40 Krag
Replies: 10
Views: 1218

Re: 30-40 Krag

by pshort
Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday pshort.
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: Happy Birthday pshort.

Thanks, Folks...... Big 70......

Paul
by pshort
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Binary Trigger System for AR's
Replies: 4
Views: 716

Re: Binary Trigger System for AR's

Howdy,
I already have a "binary" trigger: on-off .....

Paul
by pshort
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pshort in Randall, MN
Replies: 2
Views: 427

Re: Pshort in Randall, MN

Howdy,
Yep just dandy.....
Not sure where the tornado was... I think it was east of here....
Nasty storm, I was in town during...
Hope you're doing well...

Paul
by pshort
Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Light for Gun Safe combination
Replies: 8
Views: 743

Re: Light for Gun Safe combination

Howdy,

CRS, I have one of those..... Like it......

Paul
by pshort
Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Improving My Marlin 39A For Silhouette
Replies: 8
Views: 1004

Re: Improving My Marlin 39A For Silhouette

Same changes that I made..... Works well...

Paul
by pshort
Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you loading today?
Replies: 12
Views: 1308

Re: What are you loading today?

.30 Remington...... (Hornady 150gr, #3035, 31 gr IMR 3031)

Paul
by pshort
Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting vision after cataract surgery?
Replies: 26
Views: 2434

Re: Shooting vision after cataract surgery?

Howdy,
Same here... Both eyes, much better than expected....

Paul
by pshort
Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Colt Cobra
Replies: 14
Views: 1476

Re: New Colt Cobra

Howdy,
I haven't seen one, but I'd bet they aren't near the quality of the old ones... We'll see..

Paul
by pshort
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: milesfortis.com
Replies: 12
Views: 1491

Re: milesfortis.com

Howdy,

Same here: 403 error......

Paul
by pshort
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do You Remember the "Spiders and Snakes" Guy?
Replies: 9
Views: 1374

Re: Do You Remember the "Spiders and Snakes" Guy?

Howdy,
He's not too bad with a fiddle either:

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

Paul
by pshort
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Musings, black rifle prices then and now
Replies: 12
Views: 1375

Re: Musings, black rifle prices then and now

Howdy,
Here's a good price: A new low.... Good company, as far as I know......

https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/pro ... utomatic+2
by pshort
Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Hammer - non firearm post
Replies: 14
Views: 1269

Re: The Hammer - non firearm post

Great story, thanks....

Paul
by pshort
Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .25, .30, .32, .25-35 Brass
Replies: 1
Views: 482

.25, .30, .32, .25-35 Brass

All available at Grafs & Sons..... .25 Rem: http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/category/categoryId/667? .30 Rem: http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/category/categoryId/742? .32 Rem: http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/category/categoryId/779? .25-35W: http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/product/pr...
by pshort
Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 25-35 Hornady leverrevolution ammo
Replies: 18
Views: 1309

Re: 25-35 Hornady leverrevolution ammo

Howdy,

.25 Rem brass available here:

http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/cat ... goryId/667?

Paul
by pshort
Wed Nov 23, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45 S&W (Shofield) question
Replies: 9
Views: 1252

Re: 45 S&W (Shofield) question

Hi Joe, I generally tend to shoot .38 spec a lot more accurately than .357 mag from the same gun. I imagine it's the recoil that makes the difference.. Same thing with rifles, the lighter load is always (generally, for me) easier to shoot more accurately. I'm not referring to a good load vs a bad lo...
by pshort
Sat Nov 19, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hornady offering 25-35 in 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 829

Re: Hornady offering 25-35 in 2017

I've seen brass listed, but none in stock.....

http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/pro ... 5/inline/1

I signed up to get notified...

Paul
by pshort
Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Caliber conversion question
Replies: 25
Views: 1701

Re: Caliber conversion question

IMHO, you're just going to ruin a good gun and put a lot of money into it as well...
Plus, who knows how much trouble it would be to get it cycle, etc...
Just buy the one you need....

Paul
by pshort
Wed Nov 16, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Having trouble with the new rifle
Replies: 16
Views: 776

Re: Having trouble with the new rifle

C'mon. you took that foto at Cabelas, right...? (LOL)

Paul
by pshort
Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin (REM) 336Y 16" Trapper...
Replies: 14
Views: 973

Re: Marlin (REM) 336Y 16" Trapper...

Howdy 94c,
Good move, I'd say... No use to cut up a good rifle...
YMMV

Paul
by pshort
Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Halloween - Pumpkins versus 50 BMG...
Replies: 4
Views: 542

Re: Halloween - Pumpkins versus 50 BMG...

Howdy Folks,
Fun to watch, but he should have filled them with water.. (Watermelons are too expensive..!)

Paul
by pshort
Sat Oct 29, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .25-35 Brass
Replies: 1
Views: 391

.25-35 Brass

Howdy Folks, I see Graf & Sons has Hornady .25-35 brass listed... (Presently out of stock) http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/product/productId/70435/inline/1 Also .30 Remington: http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/category/categoryId/742? (In stock) And, .25 Rem brass: http://www.grafs.com/retail/...
by pshort
Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guns of the old west
Replies: 1
Views: 468

Re: Guns of the old west

Howdy,
I saw one too... $8.00..... Left it..

Paul
by pshort
Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Basic Question - "Rifle" vs "Carbine"
Replies: 54
Views: 1990

Re: Basic Question - "Rifle" vs "Carbine"

Howdy Doc,
I guess I'd call the shorter ones "carbines" lever, bolt, whatever...
I , in most cases, prefer carbines to longer stuff because of maneuverability...

YMMV,

Paul
by pshort
Tue Sep 13, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those who are interested
Replies: 4
Views: 669

Re: For those who are interested

Thanks, Jim...


Paul
by pshort
Tue Sep 13, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rifle Magazine special edition
Replies: 19
Views: 1253

Re: Rifle Magazine special edition

Howdy,
Picked one up... Good read... Some repeats.... All good..

Paul
by pshort
Thu Aug 18, 2016 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unique Powder
Replies: 8
Views: 841

Unique Powder

Howdy,
Hadn't seen any Unique for quite some time...
Picked up a couple of lbs today at Mills Fleet Farm in Brainerd..
With tax, I think it was $ 21.50 each......

Paul
by pshort
Thu Aug 18, 2016 12:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ADIOS AMIGOS ! !
Replies: 15
Views: 1350

Re: ADIOS AMIGOS ! !

Howdy,
I think we are all gonna need private servers in our basements..... Just sayn' ....
Seems to be legal enough...

Paul