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by 765x53
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How long must I wait?
Replies: 38
Views: 668

Re: How long must I wait?

The .22 WMR made revival of the .25 Stevens impractical, for new production arms.
by 765x53
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What y'all payin' for gas?
Replies: 57
Views: 700

Re: What y'all payin' for gas?

$1.85 tonight. Down from $1.92 yesterday.
by 765x53
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pull thru bore cable or push thru rod?
Replies: 24
Views: 442

Re: Pull thru bore cable or push thru rod?

Some years ago an article appeared in "Muzzle Blasts" about an experiment to determine the erosive effects of different rod materials. The experimenters devised a test of wood, fiberglass, aluminum, steel, and stainless steel. To their surprise the only material that eroded the barrel after 24 hours...
by 765x53
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What y'all payin' for gas?
Replies: 57
Views: 700

Re: What y'all payin' for gas?

Darn that fracking Trump, anyway.
by 765x53
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: As to the matter of converting Berdan cases to Boxer ........
Replies: 12
Views: 309

Re: As to the matter of converting Berdan cases to Boxer ........

Here is something on that subject that I stumbled onto and saved. https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/paralla ... 25275.html
I have never had occasion to try it.
by 765x53
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1858 Timing
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Re: 1858 Timing

The myth of interchangeable cylinders. Yes, they are factory fitted. If after market spares function, it is pure luck.
by 765x53
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody know anything about loading for the 32 long colt
Replies: 9
Views: 276

Re: Anybody know anything about loading for the 32 long colt

Will reaming the chamber to .32 S&W long solve the problem?
by 765x53
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Look at it this way!!
Replies: 9
Views: 426

Re: Look at it this way!!

With the possible exception of the Supreme Court, no one with a law degree should be permitted to be a judge.
While we are at it, lets term limit legislators.
by 765x53
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cell coverage
Replies: 13
Views: 385

Re: Cell coverage

My Tracphone costs 22 dollars every 3months and I have excellent coverage everywhere.
by 765x53
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The .38 Super
Replies: 26
Views: 1472

Re: The .38 Super

Twodot wrote:
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:23 pm
So who builds guns today chambered in 38 Super?
..
Armscor, Rock Island 1911's are available in .38 Super Auto.
by 765x53
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Slings on a take down rilfe
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: Slings on a take down rilfe

Here are a couple of possibilities. http://www.possibleshop.com/p-g-rifle-sling.html
by 765x53
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cimarron Evil Roy Single Actions?
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: Cimarron Evil Roy Single Actions?

I believe my 'Taylor Tuned" Uberti Smoke Wagon https://www.taylorsfirearms.com/hand-gu ... wagon.html is as close to a Colt as a non-government retiree can afford. Yes, it is superior in fit, finish and action to any of my Rugers.
by 765x53
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IMR 3031 Replacement
Replies: 15
Views: 793

Re: IMR 3031 Replacement

Reloader 15 does very well in my .303's as well as my .300 Savage and 30/30's.
by 765x53
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting case head separations in 38/357
Replies: 20
Views: 631

Re: Getting case head separations in 38/357

Nickel grips the chamber walls more aggressively than brass.
Maybe maximum headspace plus dry chamber mouth and oily chamber rear?
by 765x53
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 1059

Re: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?

Anyone who can afford an airline ticket, needs a little inconvenience in their lives.
by 765x53
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woodscolts, strays.....
Replies: 12
Views: 507

Re: Woodscolts, strays.....

Sounds like you have it figured out. Have fun!
by 765x53
Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The oddest guns......
Replies: 11
Views: 587

Re: The oddest guns......

In Korea in 1970, we still had M3 A1 sub-machine guns on our Sheridan's. A really cool device was the Indian-Head Howitzer. A base plate to witch an M79 could be clamped, turning it into a 40mm mortar. It had been designed by a 2nd Division armorer and was deployed throughout the division. It gave p...
by 765x53
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...
Replies: 57
Views: 2876

Re: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...

When the "one gun" question comes up, my question is, can I still have all of the muzzle-loaders and air guns I want? If the answer is "yes", I'll keep my Mini 14, or my S&W 39 for home defense. If the answer is "no", I'll chose the most versatile and fun to use gun I can think of, a flint-lock fowl...
by 765x53
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New air rifle settling down
Replies: 20
Views: 816

Re: New air rifle settling down

3leggedturtle wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:54 am
Earl I was heavy into spring airguns in the 70’s to 90’s and found it always took 500-600 pellets in them before they really smoothed out and gave best accuracy and velocity. Todd
+1. You are breaking in a piston and main spring, as well as a barrel.
by 765x53
Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally Got Around to Chronoing My New Loads
Replies: 16
Views: 670

Re: Finally Got Around to Chronoing My New Loads

Good day at the range indeed Steve. And we're starting to have some nice weather for range testing around these parts too, though at about 3000' less elevation. I bought a jug of Lil' gun several years ago and have used several pounds of it up, all in rifles of one sort or another. I get good resul...
by 765x53
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1897 Bicycle Rifle
Replies: 10
Views: 555

Re: Marlin 1897 Bicycle Rifle

With a 20" round barrel and 1/2 magazine, it would be identical to the 39C made in the late 60's and early 70's.
by 765x53
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real chili
Replies: 34
Views: 1045

Re: Real chili

jeepnik wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:00 pm
Jack rabbit ain't rabbit and it taste horrible no matter what you do to it.
Jack rabbit ain't rabbit, it's hair.
We need our UK friends comments about hair.
by 765x53
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got my henry 410 carbine
Replies: 10
Views: 500

Re: Got my henry 410 carbine

2 1/2" = 1/2 oz. @ 1245 fps.
3" = 3/4 oz. @ 1100 fps.
2 1/2" Skeet = 1/2 oz. @ 1300 fps.
All gauges throw shot the same distance at the same velocity.
by 765x53
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real chili
Replies: 34
Views: 1045

Re: Real chili

Chili without beans is for making spaghetti-red and topping hot-dogs.
by 765x53
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never Easy.
Replies: 15
Views: 734

Re: Never Easy.

Gene Hill could put it all into words better than anyone else.
by 765x53
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Noticed something about the Trophy Quest .30-30 shows
Replies: 22
Views: 1032

Re: Noticed something about the Trophy Quest .30-30 shows

The .303 Savage was often factory loaded with "silver tips" or "bronze points".
I believe, early premium quality bullets helped build its reputation.
by 765x53
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making Black Powder
Replies: 11
Views: 735

Re: Making Black Powder

All of these safety admonitions apply equally to store bought black powder.
That is why Pyrodex is so readily available.
by 765x53
Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who's shooting a Bearcat these days?
Replies: 44
Views: 1778

Re: Who's shooting a Bearcat these days?

. The chambers are tight, not accepting some brands of ammo, but I'm OK with that (no, I'm not gonna mess with the chambers, and it hasn't been back to Ruger for the safety conversion). . If you have been hording ammo, check it for lead oxidation. I have over 1000 rounds that can only be used by fo...
by 765x53
Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what's on Netflix?
Replies: 17
Views: 784

Re: what's on Netflix?

The first season of "The Son" is available on DVD from Netflix.
From muzzle loaders in 1850 to autoloaders in 1915.
by 765x53
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for Cushioned Socks That Stay Up with Western Boots
Replies: 20
Views: 696

Re: Looking for Cushioned Socks That Stay Up with Western Boots

After forty years on concrete flours and steel grates, I found that cushioned socks were the cause of all of my foot trouble.
Cotton ribbed over the calf dress socks are all I wear winter and summer, with my dress boots, my work boots, and my winter packs.
by 765x53
Thu Jul 26, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry 45-70 Gov't levergun
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Henry 45-70 Gov't levergun

I have 3 Henry rifles, but not in .45-70. They are all smooth and accurate. As far as the tube loading is concerned, I don't mind it at all. If I were to be going to hunt on Kodiak Island, then the reload might be of some concern. I would have to practice speeding it up. Since I have no plans to hu...
by 765x53
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Magnificent Seven
Replies: 9
Views: 664

Re: The Magnificent Seven

Pisgah wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:21 pm
The first one was a second-rate remake of a Japanese classic. The last was a third-rate remake of a second-rate remake of a Japanese classic...
+1.
I put it back in the return envelope after less than 5 minutes.
by 765x53
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry lever 410 carbine
Replies: 9
Views: 559

Re: Henry lever 410 carbine

I have a chance to pick up one of the henry lever 410 carbines and was wondering if anyone has any experience with them.I use to have a winchester 9410 with the 24inch barrel both sold to it a while back to finance another gun I really wanted.I would have preferred the longer barrelled version with...
by 765x53
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry Slippery Metal Buttplate
Replies: 13
Views: 753

Re: Henry Slippery Metal Buttplate

Here is a solution that includes a sling. http://possibleshop.com/p-g-rifle-sling.html
Suede would be better but, the leather could be ruffed up with sand paper.
by 765x53
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cannabis Oil
Replies: 71
Views: 4707

Re: Cannabis Oil

If you can grow it in your garden or gather it from a road ditch, how can it be illegal?
Behavior is what needs to be controlled.
by 765x53
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Hostiles"
Replies: 26
Views: 2206

Re: "Hostiles"

Noticing a dearth of any westerns let alone decent ones after seeing the trailers for this movie I decided to watch it, and I have no regrets. I really enjoyed the story, the acting, the cinematography. Sure if I want to I could nitpick any movie to death. Hey, one of my favorite WWII movies "Savin...
by 765x53
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cannabis Oil
Replies: 71
Views: 4707

Re: Cannabis Oil

3/4-ths of what's out there is made by a few companies, relabeled and distributed via multi-level marketing. Much of that stuff is marginal quality and overpriced, although patients bring it in and tell me that THEIR product is 'The Best' (cuz the glossy brochure it came with says so...!). Must be ...
by 765x53
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: White spacers
Replies: 17
Views: 963

Re: White spacers

If they really matter to you, a black sharpie is a quick and fairly permanent fix.
by 765x53
Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Long vs Short Barrel
Replies: 14
Views: 697

Re: Long vs Short Barrel

It has been noted that 26 inch barrels do not seem to be a hindrance in the grouse and woodcock thickets.
by 765x53
Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Inherent or designed-in action smoothness?
Replies: 16
Views: 644

Re: Inherent or designed-in action smoothness?

My scoped Marlin smoothed up considerably after I flattened the top of the Michael's hammer extension.
After cocking the hammer the bolt still had to override the cylindrical extension.
by 765x53
Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just like I take the dented cans of soup..
Replies: 16
Views: 1055

Re: Just like I take the dented cans of soup..

At a small gun show last year, I examined a mint 760 in.244 that the owner said had issues.
Because I'm a nice guy and I didn't have $250 in my pocket I tried to tell him he was trying to use the wrong ammo. He insisted they were the same, just different ammo companies.
by 765x53
Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An awesome Winchester!
Replies: 10
Views: 1031

Re: An awesome Winchester!

J Miller wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:39 am
Yikes!!!! That price is out of sight ridiculous for a Japanese made copy.

Joe
Winchesters haven't been Winchesters since 1880.
Colts stopped being Colt's in 1862. And, with two brief exceptions, Brownings have never been Brownings.
by 765x53
Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Improvised Bipod
Replies: 12
Views: 731

Improvised Bipod

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by 765x53
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: smallest powder charge for this result
Replies: 25
Views: 1333

Re: smallest powder charge for this result

Ya got yer big fluffy powders and your small dense powders. Many times the weight v. case volumn do not make sense. You are, IMO, better off with a powder that most fills the case. Small case volumn sometimes does not burn correctly and might even be a bad idea. +1. I like to match powder to case c...
by 765x53
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glenfield 30/ Range Report
Replies: 15
Views: 1077

Re: Glenfield 30

Very nice ! AFAIK, Glenfields were all issued with Birch stocks, fore & aft. That's what I'm finding as well but this one is definitely not birch. A quick butt check (under the buttplate ;) ) should tell the tale, as to the wood species. (It may be Sycamore, like Savage once used on their Saddlegun...
by 765x53
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Navy arms buffalo hunter
Replies: 13
Views: 1333

Re: Navy arms buffalo hunter

A "sporterised" Zouave.
by 765x53
Mon May 28, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee Precision customer service
Replies: 8
Views: 770

Lee Precision customer service

I recently broke the steel clamp that holds the handle of my 1987 "2001 Challenger" press. The steel broke, not the aluminum. I sent in the broken part for replacement. Lee returned the entire updated steel toggle and linkage. My thirty year old press is now updated to 2018 configuration. Thank you ...
by 765x53
Sun May 27, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEVI 501 XX
Replies: 5
Views: 389

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEVI 501 XX

Most cowboys wear Wranglers. Working men can't afford Levies.
by 765x53
Sat May 12, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hillbilly caviar! Got some more!
Replies: 32
Views: 1646

Re: Hillbilly caviar! Got some more!

Around hear it is time for Morrell s , both white and red, and wild asparagus.
I like Morrell s but not enough to hunt them. Everyone else can have the asparagus.
Prickly pear fruit is great when you can find it. I have never tried to eat the pads.