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by Streetstar
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over
Replies: 14
Views: 803

Re: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over

Hey Steeeeet Star! Hey buddy, mid forties ain't nuttin'......your still a young dude with plenty of time to reaccumulate...and with age, comes wisdom so the guns you pick up from here on in will have quality as when we are younger we want quantity.....same goes with women... :D Starting off with a ...
by Streetstar
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over
Replies: 14
Views: 803

Re: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over

crs wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:21 pm

Hunting season will be here before you know it and you should enjoy it.

Amen !
by Streetstar
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over
Replies: 14
Views: 803

Re: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over

Been there, done that. Hang in there life gets better. My old best friend died from near you. Maybe you are dating his widow? Her divorced sister also lives at Moore last I heard. Hmmm LOL -- this little lady is still of "breedin' age " (37) Bill, she may not be the same woman . But the way she act...
by Streetstar
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over
Replies: 14
Views: 803

Re: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over

, glad you have found the crazy lady, sounds like fun... :D Anyway glad to see you posting again, welcome back. Thanks gamekeeper --- my current lady friend is a pistol, and not in a good way --- but even if it doesn't work out with us, she has shown me that I can love again and helped dig me out o...
by Streetstar
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over
Replies: 14
Views: 803

Hello again folks! Kinda starting over

Greetings again and I am hoping that those of you who were dads are having a good Father's Day. I do not post frequently anymore but it's nice to pop in and see many of the same gang still here. Since I haven't posted in a long time, this is a post of re-introduction and self confession of sorts. My...
by Streetstar
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lonesome Dove.
Replies: 13
Views: 1301

Re: Lonesome Dove.

About 12 years ago I had a near death experience in a motorhome fire and took about a month off to clear my head and during that time I watched lots of dove and all the rest of the companion series that were available. Plus about 50 other westerns of all sorts -- i loved it at the time but not sure ...
by Streetstar
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10mm revisited.
Replies: 19
Views: 1474

Re: 10mm revisited.

Nice! was recently at the fun store and saw a GP-100 in 10mm that piqued my curiosity as revolvers are my first love. Wound up putting a deposit down and getting on the waiting list for the new production 6" Python though instead. Production currently at 3000 or so with another 15,000 on a waiting l...
by Streetstar
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt Frontier Six Shooter
Replies: 14
Views: 803

Re: Colt Frontier Six Shooter

Love it MM! Those vintage snubs are "fire" as well six! (stealing some lingo from the kids) MM, i only browse the forums occasionally now due to a change in job duties, but have you shared a range report on that NRA 2nd gen you purchased from me a while back? Curious how it turned out for you. That ...
by Streetstar
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Other Gun Forums.
Replies: 26
Views: 1454

Re: Other Gun Forums.

I look at AR15.com - i am a fan of "retro" black rifles like the original configuration Ar-15's, as well as FAL,s, and hk pattern rifles. They have an entertaining survival discussion forum. Im also an avid cyclist so i look at a bicycle forum , but year after year after year i keep tuning into this...
by Streetstar
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many (minimum) leverguns does it take...?
Replies: 17
Views: 828

Re: How many (minimum) leverguns does it take...?

Any .22 levergun. , In my case i have a Henry Any 30/30 chambered levergun, i prefer Winchester, but a Marlin does the same job So 2 If you live in bear country, perhaps a 45/70 would be more fitting than a 30/30 though I contemplated listing a pistol caliber, in my case i have a 45 Colt Trapper, - ...
by Streetstar
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 5818

Re: One rifle, one pistol

I'll say my 20" model 94 carbine with the addition of a small variable optic. 30-30 I'll cheat a little and say a Dan Wesson 357 pistol pack with an 8" barrel for game, and a 2.5" barrel for keeping hidden Hypothetical TEOTWAWKI example i might use a boring 'ol Colt AR plus hi cap Sig Sauer 9 or .40...
by Streetstar
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do we still have to resize photos to post
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Do we still have to resize photos to post

Is it still necessary to re-size photos to a jpeg size to post them?

Contemplating listing some of my collection in the 4 sale forum
by Streetstar
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Don't tell his wife....
Replies: 13
Views: 1122

Re: Don't tell his wife....

Pretty nice hacienda for a younger guy
by Streetstar
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 5227

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

Winchester Model 94 30-30, 20" carbine model with a saddle ring and a bullseye sight
by Streetstar
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you seen my old buddy latety?
Replies: 12
Views: 801

Re: Have you seen my old buddy latety?

Member of the "Black Ops Long Range Hunter Killer Patrol" ? Yep, ive seen him
by Streetstar
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Daily puppy pics 8 weeks Already!!
Replies: 117
Views: 7090

Re: Daily puppy pics

Love watching the progression
by Streetstar
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 years ago in PA
Replies: 18
Views: 1269

Re: 50 years ago in PA

Thanks Jack! I'll see what I can do about getting back up there. :D jb 8) OK Jason.....enough of promises......I DEMAND you and I get together . :D For real buddy, I'd like to meet you and do some trigger time. It's boring around here with an influx of BMW's and liberal thoughts taking over.....I t...
by Streetstar
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Should I Continue to Reload?
Replies: 15
Views: 1425

Re: Should I Continue to Reload?

Ji in Hawaii wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:08 am
. When he showed up I led him to my old man-cave, and showed him my presses. I told him he could have them. He asked which one, and I replied "both of them". .

Bravo ! Talk about paying it forward !
by Streetstar
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Should I Continue to Reload?
Replies: 15
Views: 1425

Re: Should I Continue to Reload?

I understand --- I started reloading when it got too expensive to shoot my .300 Weatherby many years ago --------- I shot the barrel out of that hunting grade Vanguard ---- I used a rockchucker --------- Now that I am older and due to lack of practice, a lot more recoil sensitive , - I think shoot t...
by Streetstar
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Gunsite in 450 Bushmaster
Replies: 26
Views: 2550

Re: Ruger Gunsite in 450 Bushmaster

The "Scout" rifle craze and nomenclature has had longer legs than the "short magnum" range of a few years back, i'll give it that (who the heck wants a Magnum that does not outperform the venerable 270 or '06?) --- I haven't fallen prey to the "Scout concept" siren song yet -- but who knows ---- sin...
by Streetstar
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suppressors
Replies: 8
Views: 1094

Re: Suppressors

Yes Unless you drive a Tesla (and even if you do, I bet you have a couple other cars/trucks laying around as well) - or similar vehicle, ---- Rest assured that the large 2-5000 lb thing sitting in your driveway/garage/carport etc -- has a silencer, and without which , the sound would be very annoyin...
by Streetstar
Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Accurate 30-30...?
Replies: 49
Views: 3338

Re: Most Accurate 30-30...?

Borregos wrote:My most accurate 30-30 is a 14" Contender!!
Closely followed by a 1915 vintage Winchester Saddle Ring Carbine!!!!
A Contender would have been my bet for the big accuracy winner -- either pistol or carbine
by Streetstar
Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Accurate 30-30...?
Replies: 49
Views: 3338

Re: Most Accurate 30-30...?

A Canadian Centennial that I got in 1967 was the best I ever had.......since gave it to my son.....with the 170 Sierra FP and 28 grains of RL-11 (long discontinued) it would put 5 in an inch and a half. .---6 Good to know -- I just got one of these --- I will admit that I am a bit of a vadge at tim...
by Streetstar
Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best camp knives
Replies: 23
Views: 2044

Re: Best camp knives

Well it seems that Terry's recommendation has now led me to the acquisition of a Buck 119 and I must say I am very pleased. Likely wanted one of these since their inception. :-) I have always liked this family of knives. Reasonably priced, - tough to sharpen for me, but once sharp holds an edge rea...
by Streetstar
Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Springfield Saint....Any Opinions?
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: The Springfield Saint....Any Opinions?

Seems American Rifleman reviewed the Saint recently. I was not overly impressed with the accuracy results. Might respond well to hand loads. https://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2016/12/14/springfield-armory-saint-marches-in/ average group size of 1.13 to 1.56 for a rack grade commodity priced...
by Streetstar
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: u,s, Army's new handgun
Replies: 19
Views: 1644

Re: u,s, Army's new handgun

I thought it was an odd choice myself -- and I love Sig's , but I just was wondering what the heck was wrong with the P226 ? :lol: -- perhaps a weight issue, but more than likely a cost issue, --- Sig likely made em a heck of a deal on the plastic fantastic's On the other hand, maybe they just wante...
by Streetstar
Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)
Replies: 17
Views: 1245

Re: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)

What a super post Streetstar! Cool pics.....I really like the crow! .....yea, I'll give you an "A" for the selfie. :D What were the temperatures? I've never been there and I thought it was "like desert temps".....man...I got to get out of Pa. a little more. What was your reasoning for going ....pla...
by Streetstar
Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member here !
Replies: 23
Views: 1089

Re: New member here !

enabler ???? it is not fair to call a person who suffers from the advanced stages of Leveritis an enabler. we cant help ourselves and it is NOT a pretty sight: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg196/hfcable/levers%20IMG_4074_zpsftntcas3.jpg and indeed welcome to the LEF [ Leverguns Enabler's Foru...
by Streetstar
Thu Jan 26, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)
Replies: 17
Views: 1245

Re: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)

. Wouldnt it be grand to live 20 miles away again like I did! It's a great place for sure! Yes it would I believe I would be perpetually broke from expenditures on lead and powder if I lived that close, --- and I would have a small assortment of rifles dedicated to long range shooting to boot --- I...
by Streetstar
Thu Jan 26, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)
Replies: 17
Views: 1245

Re: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)

This is the view from my cabin at breakfast overlooking the high power range - not a bad sight to wake up to http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb285/streetstar707/Guns/IMG_0370_zpsmecmoc6z.jpg I would be remiss if I didn't share a few pics of one of my favorite parts of the visit, -- the numerous w...
by Streetstar
Thu Jan 26, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)
Replies: 17
Views: 1245

Re: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)

Now we are warmed up and its time to break out some big iron The Ruger 45/70 --- I have not fired this one since acquiring it last February --- I do not know how much I will ever fire it again --- OUCH It definitely lets you know it is there, --- the recoil is noticeably sharper than my Guide Gun, -...
by Streetstar
Thu Jan 26, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)
Replies: 17
Views: 1245

My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)

I inquired about this place right here a few months back Giving a little photo essay from my trip to the Whittington Center in Raton NM --- a great place and I wanted to share at least a small handful of photos with the group --- its a great place to visit and I look forward to going again soon Entr...
by Streetstar
Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-70?
Replies: 58
Views: 4940

Re: Strength comparisons for Marlin, Henry and Rossi in 45-7

Sticking with factory loads in my Marlin after seeing too many KB's in the inter-web . I am a handloading novice at best though Since I quit hunting a few years back, the only things I am in danger of killing are silhouettes, -- so with reduced loads, I just need to dial in more elevation I do have ...
by Streetstar
Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: to fire or not to fire -- sheesh (unfired Canadian Centennia
Replies: 21
Views: 1679

Re: to fire or not to fire -- sheesh (unfired Canadian Cente

Thanks for the responses gents A logical person would have just bought 2 --- the unfired , pretty one, to look at, ---- and one that's a little more "seasoned" to burn through my post election excess ammo stash -- LOL I am neither logical enough nor moneyed enough to have multiples of everything, so...
by Streetstar
Thu Dec 22, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: to fire or not to fire -- sheesh (unfired Canadian Centennia
Replies: 21
Views: 1679

to fire or not to fire -- sheesh (unfired Canadian Centennia

Picked up an unfired Canadian Centennial on Gunbroker --- for those not familiar, - post 64 model 94 30-30 , 26" octagon barrel, full length mag tube with a little bit of maple leaf renderings on the receiver Unlike some of the domestic centennial versions, the receiver is blued , so a lot less gari...
by Streetstar
Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Retarded People With An Uzi
Replies: 23
Views: 1670

Re: Retarded People With An Uzi

Uzi does it Six, - you might hurt that thing next time ! The Uzi fits my old school ish sensibilities, but I was considering either a 9 mil AR(Colt naturally, not the aftermarket boys) , or a new fangled Sig MPX - I have heard good things about it too ---- Probably not until after Christmas -- I spe...
by Streetstar
Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh Naaaaaaaaaaaaattthhhhhh, I Need You!!
Replies: 21
Views: 1267

Re: Oh Naaaaaaaaaaaaattthhhhhh, I Need You!!

Thats awesome Six ! Maybe that's your spirit animal !
by Streetstar
Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does Anyone Hunt With Lever Guns Anymore?
Replies: 83
Views: 7887

Re: Does Anyone Hunt With Lever Guns Anymore?

Well,
I don't hunt anymore, but when I did, it was with a levergun almost exclusively

either my dad's 'ol 94AE 30/30, or mostly my Guide Gun with a decidedly un-fancy Tasco 3-9x40 optic zeroed in with FTX 325gr bullets

Image
by Streetstar
Fri Nov 25, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30/30 or .308
Replies: 30
Views: 2920

Re: 30/30 or .308

In a world of analytics, statistics, and over-thinking, --- the .308 beats the 30-30 hands down. More range, more power- to some people, that means case closed That said, the 30-30 in the Model 94 platform is the ultimate short range woods gun for handling, maneuverability, pointability I know there...
by Streetstar
Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can top eject 94 be modified to angle eject?
Replies: 25
Views: 1873

Re: Can top eject 94 be modified to angle eject?

Learn to use a long eye relief scope and mount it forward of the receiver , scout style
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally went woods-walking with a levergun again...
Replies: 9
Views: 994

Re: Finally went woods-walking with a levergun again...

, I hope that anarchy is stomped on, and Rule of Law re-introduced to our country. . Our country was founded on a little anarchy, - never forget. I don't know where to draw the line on whats good vs bad though. -- I realiz3e the guys' throwing Molotov cocktails in the streets now are not the same a...
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 09, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess I didn't need to order after all...
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: Guess I didn't need to order after all...

And now you will be able to shoot up some of that black gold -

I think a lot of us felt roughly the same way - I ordered up a bunch of pre-loaded 45 Colt and 45-70 as a "just in case" maneuver ---- I already had a lifetime supply of some of the other calibers
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NOT for the Glock Fans...
Replies: 27
Views: 1167

Re: NOT for the Glock Fans...

I will concede that I find the look and feel of the plastic guns to be as distasteful as a lot of folks on here do , but that said, -- this is my "winter carry" arrangement --- and any other time of the year , if i'm not actually carrying all of this, I'm carrying part of it -- LOL Glock 29 10mm wit...
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I bet my local is crying rite now
Replies: 11
Views: 1056

Re: I bet my local is crying rite now

YEs --- with stock market issues looming -- having a good supply of AR-15 parts and ammunition on hand is almost better than money in the bank ---- however, I don't feel too sorry for retailers who mark stuff up in anticipation of a mad rush --- but if they have to mark stuff up after the scrum star...
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NOT for the Glock Fans...
Replies: 27
Views: 1167

Re: NOT for the Glock Fans...

BlaineG wrote:I always admired the Sig P220.....I think they make one in 10mm these days.... :idea:


They do :D --

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by Streetstar
Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1911 recommendation
Replies: 38
Views: 2270

Re: 1911 recommendation

I can't add nothing...been said pretty well. But.....I have always preferred Colt....just a personal preference ...resale value is there, plus, like AR-15's, Colt was the first in making these....not inventing them...making them.----6 What he said -- because I'm a Colt maniac The Colt's were there ...
by Streetstar
Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I swore I would never do it. Shooting update
Replies: 31
Views: 1562

Re: I swore I would never do it.

Pete44ru wrote:
Rusty wrote:
It may be ugly

Image

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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This made even me shudder a bit --- and I like a bit of flash
by Streetstar
Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Active Shooter training...again.
Replies: 20
Views: 1477

Re: Active Shooter training...again.

I was in my breakfast spot a few days ago -- a place where I've been 2 hundred times probably over the last 10 years --- I know the help, the owners are familiar faces, etc etc --- I don't chat it up - I'm just a guy eating breakfast by myself a couple times a week The last time I was in, I had an o...
by Streetstar
Tue Oct 04, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bass Pro buys Cabelas.
Replies: 21
Views: 1312

Re: Bass Pro buys Cabelas.

I've been to a small handful of those great Cabela's "superstores" --- one in Omaha, NE, Ft Worth TX, --- Gonzales LA is not bad OTOH, my local Oklahoma City Cabela's is a yawner in comparison to some of their other stores I know some things are overpriced, but I've gotten reasonable deals in the Gu...