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by 765x53
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Rare Western Washington Snow Storm
Replies: 20
Views: 335

Re: The Rare Western Washington Snow Storm

The only problem I see with global warming is, it's too darn slow! :x
by 765x53
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: C- note value challenge or how two guys entertain themselves
Replies: 7
Views: 237

Re: C- note value challenge or how two guys entertain themselves

I always wanted a broom-handle Mauser. The closest I ever got is a Charter Arms AR7 Explorer II. It has been the most fun $125 I ever spent at a gun show.
by 765x53
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee Carbide dies 357
Replies: 23
Views: 464

Re: Lee Carbide dies 357

You can buy the carbide sizing die alone, to upgrade your set. https://www.titanreloading.com/lee-prec ... sizing-die
by 765x53
Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Friday joke
Replies: 8
Views: 277

Re: Friday joke

He jumped off of the pier, into the dock. :)
Pardon me for being the language Nazi. :(
by 765x53
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Bass
Replies: 24
Views: 420

Re: Rock Bass

by 765x53
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: question, Traded for 336sc 35 Rem
Replies: 18
Views: 415

Re: question, Traded for 336sc 35 Rem

Here is another rear sight option. http://www.skinnersights.com/1895_sight_4.html
by 765x53
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sodas enjoyed by our Southern friends
Replies: 11
Views: 393

Re: Sodas enjoyed by our Southern friends

Sodas are chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry. I have never had one, preferring shakes instead.
The fizzy sweet drink in a bottle is "Pop".
by 765x53
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ATV scabbard
Replies: 10
Views: 287

Re: ATV scabbard

Kolpin makes a hard shell scabbard. I have one for mine and it worked well. My quad has been trailered open to Colorado twice. The scabbard survived just fine at 80-90 mph. I've taken it off when not needed. I'm sure Kolpin has a bracket per manufacturer or a universal bracket. Worth the money to p...
by 765x53
Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Didn`t know Festus could sing.
Replies: 27
Views: 549

Re: Didn`t know Festus could sing.

Great voice and execution. I'm surprised the producers didn't make some use of Festus as a balladeer in the series. I guess it was just too much of stretch for the character but a Gunsmoke episode / Christmas special with Festus singing Silent Night would have been cool. Or maybe one of those episo...
by 765x53
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Didn`t know Festus could sing.
Replies: 27
Views: 549

Re: Didn`t know Festus could sing.

One of my favorite Ken Curtis movie solos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvOn1mkU8Sg
by 765x53
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who Makes The Best Walker Colt (Colt Walker?) .44
Replies: 21
Views: 698

Re: Who Makes The Best Walker Colt (Colt Walker?) .44

Grizz wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:25 pm
IT'S CALLED RUGER REDHAWK NOW . . . 8)
Ruger Supper Blackhawk. ( fixed it) :)
I believe Uberti is the only current manufacturer. You will get the best quality and support from Cimarron or Taylor.
by 765x53
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 847

Re: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!

My cell phone has a similar feature. It's called a power button. When I want to make a call, I turn it on and delete any messages that have been left. When I complete my call, I turn it off again. :)
by 765x53
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NAA Mini Revolver Accuracy..................
Replies: 25
Views: 933

Re: NAA Mini Revolver Accuracy..................

NAA Mini-Master revolvers are designed as .22 Magnums.
Like Ruger Single Sixes, they do their best work with magnum ammo.
by 765x53
Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For all you Rabbit hunters
Replies: 11
Views: 576

Re: For all you Rabbit hunters

No longer legal in Missouri, in my Dad's day the surest way to get a rabbit out of a den was to put a ferret down the hole. He raised ferrets for rabbit hunting and ratting. Just to clarify, ferret use is no longer legal, calls are ok? Disturbing dens and nests of game animals is no longer permitte...
by 765x53
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For all you Rabbit hunters
Replies: 11
Views: 576

Re: For all you Rabbit hunters

No longer legal in Missouri, in my Dad's day the surest way to get a rabbit out of a den was to put a ferret down the hole.

He raised ferrets for rabbit hunting and ratting.
by 765x53
Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think I'm on the hill...
Replies: 65
Views: 1613

Re: I think I'm on the hill...

When I retired at 68, I was in the best shape of my life. I'm trying to maintain that with bicycling , long bow and pushups. So far so good.
by 765x53
Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think I'm on the hill...
Replies: 65
Views: 1613

Re: I think I'm on the hill...

My Dad was 60 when I was born on my Mothers 43rd birthday.
I'm 70 now and can't imagine putting up with a 10 year old.
by 765x53
Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now this is NICE 'Second Amendment' Art...!
Replies: 4
Views: 408

Re: Now this is NICE 'Second Amendment' Art...!

An anti-gun artiest stepping on a rake. :lol:
by 765x53
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cord cutting, the cable TV kind
Replies: 19
Views: 698

Re: Cord cutting, the cable TV kind

A ROKU box is inexpensive and a snap to install. Lots of free channels and, Hulu and Netflix are even cheaper than Amazon Prime.
by 765x53
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This could save money....in the long run
Replies: 6
Views: 409

Re: This could save money....in the long run

The pellets used in the video are $12.00/200. About the same price as .22 long rifles.
by 765x53
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How long must I wait?
Replies: 38
Views: 1052

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: 1293

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: 663

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: 1293

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: 480

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: 416

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: 366

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: 530

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: 601

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: 2094

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: 457

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: 384

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: 935

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: 744

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: 1333

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: 595

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: 656

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: 4025

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: 1021

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: 799

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: 636

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: 1247

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: 582

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: 1247

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: 822

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: 1218

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: 969

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: 1966

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: 922

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: 830

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.