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by 765x53
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yard gun
Replies: 12
Views: 377

Re: Yard gun

I have been seriously considering one of these for the roll you describe. https://www.gunbroker.com/item/835760062
by 765x53
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dillema
Replies: 10
Views: 551

Re: Dillema

Have you considered leasing hunting rights to one or more individuals to provide a little income and still own the land?
by 765x53
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mystery metals for bullet casting
Replies: 16
Views: 993

Re: Mystery metals for bullet casting

A fair number of anchors were cast from zinc, which makes them more impervious and resistant to corrosion. You sure don't want any zinc ever going down your bore as it will leave deposits you'll never get rid of! I'd make sinkers, or weights for whatever, but never put unknown metal in the shape of...
by 765x53
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mystery metals for bullet casting
Replies: 16
Views: 993

Re: Mystery metals for bullet casting

Back when while I was in gummsmiff skool a guy showed up with about 300 lbs of lead, 40 lbs of pure tin and a couple bars of Babbitt and a pile of the 50/50 plumber's bars. A buddy and I jumped on the deal and split it up. One of the instructors saw us hoarding the stash into our trucks and came to...
by 765x53
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 pounds of meat
Replies: 14
Views: 944

Re: 500 pounds of meat

Where is a good place to shoot a moose?
About 20 feet from a pickup truck. :lol:
by 765x53
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coonan Arms
Replies: 8
Views: 239

Re: Coonan Arms

1911 with .357 punch = .38 Super.
by 765x53
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1A
Replies: 30
Views: 776

Re: M1A

The M14's we qualified with in basic all had fiberglass hand guards.
by 765x53
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HE FOLLOWED ME HOME
Replies: 13
Views: 538

Re: HE FOLLOWED ME HOME

You might enjoy this tune while you ride it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ullcKdLHi0
by 765x53
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Feral Hogs - in CITIES....!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: Feral Hogs - in CITIES....!!!!

Here is a very interesting vedio on ferrel hog elimination. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rcxow7lBr3Q&t=19s
by 765x53
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Show Loophole Revealed!
Replies: 13
Views: 461

Re: Gun Show Loophole Revealed!

At least it wasn't one of those off brand "Leo Pold" scopes.
Reminds me of a neighbors posted sign; "No Trapassing".
by 765x53
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sixgun- Educate me, please
Replies: 10
Views: 462

Re: Sixgun- Educate me, please

Until Sixgun appears, this might help. https://gunblast.com/Hamm_Ruger-SA-GripFrames.htm
by 765x53
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: home remedy questions
Replies: 14
Views: 393

Re: home remedy questions

For over 165 years aspirin has been the standard by which the rest are judged.
I'll risk a little stomach up-set (which has never happened to me) verses the certain kidney damage of ibuprofen and liver damage or acetaminophen.
by 765x53
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What kind of bug is this
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: What kind of bug is this

Bagworms. Malathion will take care of them. They will be back every year.
by 765x53
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 71 Marlin 336 Barrel Band Question
Replies: 7
Views: 296

Re: 71 Marlin 336 Barrel Band Question

Take it to the range and see how it groups. That will tell you what you need to know.
For a hunting rifle, one shot at a time from a cold clean barrel is the only kind of group that matters.
by 765x53
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I wonder what these pilots are seeing...???
Replies: 34
Views: 1163

Re: I wonder what these pilots are seeing...???

How do you think Sasquatch travels all over the World?
by 765x53
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 105
Views: 2753

Re: Telegraph Reader

You're ahead of the curve. After texting fades, Morse code will be the next big fad. :)
by 765x53
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dumb phones
Replies: 38
Views: 995

Re: dumb phones

I'm on my third free TracFone because, the others went obsilete.
They might find my truck, if the phone accidently got turned on.
by 765x53
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200
Replies: 26
Views: 784

Re: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200

The 16 ga could possibly be 2&1/2" chamber, depending on its age. Personally I'd get the 12ga and not look back. You could always go back for the 16 in a couple months. The 1200 is too modern to have short chambers. Yes but the 16 ga model 12 could!!! If it is newer than 1927, it will have a 2 3/4"...
by 765x53
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200
Replies: 26
Views: 784

Re: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200

GunnyMack wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:14 pm
The 16 ga could possibly be 2&1/2" chamber, depending on its age.
Personally I'd get the 12ga and not look back. You could always go back for the 16 in a couple months.
The 1200 is too modern to have short chambers.
by 765x53
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200
Replies: 26
Views: 784

Re: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200

How about a Model 12 in 16 gauge? https://www.gunbroker.com/item/811932755
Don't let the Weaver choke put you off. Choke tubes can still be found on e bey, Gun Parts, and Gun Broker.
by 765x53
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: U.S. Camel Corps....
Replies: 20
Views: 619

Re: U.S. Camel Corps....

Here are some folks keeping the history alive. http://texascamelcorps.com/

Nearly every western on TV in the 50's and 60's had an episode about camels or the camel corps.
by 765x53
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I came in from picking peaches and smell like a farm worker!
Replies: 10
Views: 310

Re: I came in from picking peaches and smell like a farm worker!

Picking peaches. Itchier than installing fiberglass insulation.
by 765x53
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410
Replies: 72
Views: 1975

Re: 410

narf? "Native American Rights Fund"? :?
by 765x53
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CWD risk isn't going away
Replies: 12
Views: 627

Re: CWD risk isn't going away

It's been around a long time. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuru_(disease)
Cremation doesn't kill it.
I have always wondered if it is spread by the practice of scattering cremated ashes.
by 765x53
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410
Replies: 72
Views: 1975

Re: 410

I had some success with 000 buck in the 410 many moons ago. Patterned well but I had no load data so velocity was low. I still need to play with the Thug slug and Light Game Slugs I got from BP. claim 2000fps with the LGS! I have had a lot of fun playing with 000 loads in this brochure. https://www...
by 765x53
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: leather lace on a saddle ring ,will it cause rust?
Replies: 14
Views: 497

Re: leather lace on a saddle ring ,will it cause rust?

The purpose of a saddle ring is to accept the metal carbiner of a cavalry sling. http://confederatesaddles.com/2008/10/2 ... ine-sling/
Why leather lace?
by 765x53
Fri May 31, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SD Myres holster model?
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Re: SD Myres holster model?

Comparing to photos in my El Paso Saddlery catalog #93, except for the sight protector and the hammer thong, it appears to be a standard 1920 ThreePersons holster with the standard forward cant.
by 765x53
Fri May 24, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The door to nowhere
Replies: 28
Views: 830

Re: The door to nowhere

Looks like the door to where many of us would like to be.
by 765x53
Fri May 24, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you call the last
Replies: 12
Views: 613

Re: What do you call the last

Using an "Atom Popper", I call them virtually nonexistent. https://www.atompoppopper.com/
by 765x53
Sun May 19, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Iver Johnson Champion 12 gauge has joined the accumulation .....
Replies: 12
Views: 535

Re: Iver Johnson Champion 12 gauge has joined the accumulation .....

I wish I still had my Mom's old Champion. It didn't kick at all compared to my buddy's newer Stevens.
by 765x53
Wed May 15, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lead hardness testers
Replies: 10
Views: 364

Re: Lead hardness testers

I use an automatic center punch to give me a clue about the relative hardness of my scrap lead. Not that it matters, I melt and cast everything.
by 765x53
Fri May 10, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handgun rests for load workups
Replies: 19
Views: 533

Re: Handgun rests for load workups

I have a milk crate full of Jean-leg sand bags lined with plastic bread wrappers (to keep them dry and prevent dusting) and filed with cat litter.
Much lighter and easier to handle than sand.
by 765x53
Fri May 10, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old cast iron
Replies: 11
Views: 480

Re: Old cast iron

As far as I'm concerned, plain hot water and a swish with a plastic mesh scrubber or a wok brush is all the cleaning cast iron or pressed steel ever needs.
by 765x53
Wed May 08, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MAY YOU HAVE A
Replies: 9
Views: 543

Re: MAY YOU HAVE A

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 10:50 am
HAW! My intel tells me that Cinco de Mayo is way more important to Walmart and Albertson's than it is to a real Mexican.

:lol:
It would be somewhat analogous if we celebrated "Battle of New Orleans Day".
by 765x53
Thu May 02, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rattlesnakes and horse-hair lariats
Replies: 20
Views: 695

Re: Rattlesnakes and horse-hair lariats

. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZW5Cw2udzs . Pete not to nit pick but that ain’t a rattlesnake and the rope looks like hemp. If a rattlesnake isn't deterred by hot sand, sharp rocks and prickly pear, I don't believe horse hair would bother him. Besides, how many cowboys owned horse hair ropes?
by 765x53
Thu May 02, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rattlesnakes and horse-hair lariats
Replies: 20
Views: 695

Re: Rattlesnakes and horse-hair lariats

Pete44ru wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 7:32 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZW5Cw2udzs

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I believe Mr. Green Jeans conducted a similar demonstration on Captain Kangaroo.
by 765x53
Wed May 01, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rattlesnakes and horse-hair lariats
Replies: 20
Views: 695

Re: Rattlesnakes and horse-hair lariats

I slept out in the open when in the Army. I almost drowned a couple of times when the area we were ordered to stay in filled with water. Our Platoon Sergeant was the one who did that to us. He was a 4 watt nightlight in a 150 watt world. I got you beat there.....DC 1 webber of nevada, missouri, my ...
by 765x53
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite sixgun barrel length?
Replies: 37
Views: 989

Re: Favorite sixgun barrel length?

What's your favorite flavor and why? I'm thinking mostly of the traditional Colt/Ruger lengths -- 4 5/8, 5 1/2, 6 1/2, 7 1/2 and that looong Ruger 10-inch barrel on the SBH that silhouette shooters used to like. While I have had a couple of scoped Super Blackhawks with the 10-inch tube -- and they ...
by 765x53
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1849 Pocket Navy "Magnum" conversion?
Replies: 22
Views: 1199

Re: 1849 Pocket Navy "Magnum" conversion?

Hankering after a small revolver, and wanted a 1849 for a while now. But the power is a bit on the low side. I see that the 1862 is billed as a "pocket model" in .36, but I hear that the frames are bigger? I was also wondering about conversions, as sometimes I just want to play around without a big...
by 765x53
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What size dowel to knock out 357 bullets
Replies: 11
Views: 384

Re: What size dowel to knock out 357 bullets

Why go lower than the starting load in Hodgdon's Cowboy Action data?
There should be no danger of a stuck bullet.
by 765x53
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over heard at hardware store ......
Replies: 14
Views: 656

Re: Over heard at hardware store ......

BlaineG wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:50 pm
Well, ya have to start someplace....Perhaps the "old Gent" has been shirking his duties if his grandson didn't know how to use tools. :wink: :wink:
YUP !!! :lol:
by 765x53
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 73 and 92: what were they made for?
Replies: 28
Views: 970

Re: Winchester 73 and 92: what were they made for?

The .44 WCF was a huge step up from the .44 Henry rim-fire. Only later were revolvers chambered for it. It was used to wipe out most of the deer and other large game in North America for the market, before the .30/30 existed. It probably also accounted for it's share of the buffalo. As for the .38/4...
by 765x53
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old air guns
Replies: 12
Views: 392

Re: Old air guns

Here is another source for seal kits as well as repairs. https://www.bakerairguns.com/shop/parts/seal-kits/
by 765x53
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HELP 1911 advice
Replies: 14
Views: 391

Re: HELP 1911 advice

The real question is why 9 mm? Won’t do anything the .45 acp can’t. In fact can’t do it as well. I suppose if you are recoil sensitive (don’t get all defensive, for a time a .22 or was all I could handl) the 9 mm might have a use. And I can’t believe i’m saying this but, if limited to a 9 mm I’d ge...
by 765x53
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which has more nitrites/nitrates
Replies: 11
Views: 450

Re: Which has more nitrites/nitrates

I will never know or care. :D
by 765x53
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 4073

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Twelve guage 870 and a .22 revolver. Equipped for any game in North America as well as the greatest shooting enjoyment there is, trap, skeet, sporting clays.
Center fire rifles are nice but,when it comes down to it, they are superfluous.
by 765x53
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!
Replies: 45
Views: 1128

Re: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!

If someone could come up with a way for a spring airgun to Shoot some sort of reloadable shot capsule to take up to about number 7.5 shot around 1,000 fps, it should be effective at short range. :?: I wonder if you could rig up reloadable shot shells for this...? ------------------- Someone has. ht...
by 765x53
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!
Replies: 45
Views: 1128

Re: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!

More recently, Marlin made a smooth-bore in .22 WMR. They still appear on auction sites occasionally. https://www.gunsamerica.com/977214570/M ... en-Gun.htm