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by 765x53
Wed May 05, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I know that some people think these are really ugly
Replies: 10
Views: 331

Re: I know that some people think these are really ugly

I like the looks of them, just don't like the prices!!! I think I paid $35 for this pair and they were new in the box. (plus shipping) I actually bought them as they were represented to fit the old model ruger RED frame. These do not, but by happy coincidence they do fit the original Blackhawk fram...
by 765x53
Tue May 04, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I know that some people think these are really ugly
Replies: 10
Views: 331

Re: I know that some people think these are really ugly

Steve Herrett knew a thing or two about designing hand gun grips.
by 765x53
Sun May 02, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington model 31 Pump Action Shotgun
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Remington model 31 Pump Action Shotgun

It looks just as it should. A great old upland gun.
by 765x53
Sun May 02, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Southern Are You?"
Replies: 66
Views: 1127

Re: How Southern Are You?"

How'd they make them? Just curious as Grandma was a farmer's wife and would mash them first, then make them into patties and fry them. She grew up in the Ozarks, no telling where they picked up the habit. What's a tea cake? I've also never heard of tea cakes. Sound more English than southern, Potat...
by 765x53
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Southern Are You?"
Replies: 66
Views: 1127

Re: How Southern Are You?"

Since when is cornbread, fried bologna, fried squirrel, and chicken fried steak "Southern"? Some of the others I've tried. Most I have never heard of. My dietary rules are: No bugs; No slugs; No guts; No chicken. No crabs, shrimp, crawdads, or any other creepy-crawly insect. No sulgs, snails, squid,...
by 765x53
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are there any veterinarians on board ?
Replies: 11
Views: 356

Re: Are there any veterinarians on board ?

Here is some advice in the form of a ballad. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5geefvMDjME
by 765x53
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern, cool can opener added.
Replies: 145
Views: 4562

Re: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern, cool can opener added.

The only can opener that my wife's grandmother ever used was a well worn 8" butcher knife. She scared the daylights out of everyone who saw her use it.
by 765x53
Thu Mar 18, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Loop Levers converting them to fit
Replies: 6
Views: 587

Re: Big Loop Levers converting them to fit

CowboyTutt wrote:
Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:35 pm
That should feel really good in the hand, no leather wrap needed!!! -Tutt
Unless you have arthritis in your knuckles. The rap they get from that distance for a quick follow-up shot, can be painful.
by 765x53
Thu Mar 11, 2021 2:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What would cause this damage to breach bolt face?
Replies: 25
Views: 1162

Re: What would cause this damage to breach bolt face?

That's the kind of damage that occurs when Numb-Nutz drops a steel cleaning rod down the bore, while the rifle is standing in a gun cart, at a SASS match. Suddenly, sales clerks and office boys who never learned how things work, are Cowboys and firearms "experts.." What better way is there to trans...
by 765x53
Tue Mar 09, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22 Short v. .22 Long Rifle
Replies: 45
Views: 1681

Re: .22 Short v. .22 Long Rifle

At the A&P, shorts were two boxes for a quarter while Long Rifles were 15 cents a box.

That is why most old Stevens Favorites have eroded chambers and won't extract long cases.

Yes, they were sold at the grocery store because they were the first ingredient in many recipes.
by 765x53
Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern, cool can opener added.
Replies: 145
Views: 4562

Re: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern

I used a similar stove on my Sheridan to cook the first ramen I ever tasted.
The lanterns illuminated our G P s in the field.
by 765x53
Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 Special...With a compass in the stock
Replies: 19
Views: 559

Re: .32 Special...With a compass in the stock

It looks like the stock mounted compass that was sold for many years by the Poly-Choke company.
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by 765x53
Tue Mar 02, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Texas lifts Covid 19 Restrictions effective March 10.
Replies: 15
Views: 437

Re: Texas lifts Covid 19 Restrictions effective March 10.

I am not aware that Missouri has ever had any such state wide restrictions.
by 765x53
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suggestions please, for beginner reloading 30-30
Replies: 20
Views: 692

Re: Suggestions please, for beginner reloading 30-30

Don't worry about it. Load up. Shoot up. Have fun!
by 765x53
Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dealin with the Prophylactic Grips
Replies: 19
Views: 612

Re: Dealin with the Prophylactic Grips

Tyler T Grips are cool! They look vintage, and they make a small S&W grip feel much better in most guys hands. I love them, but don't see them around ever anymore. http://www.t-grips.com/ I have placed orders in the past and received no response. I ended up searching e-Bay until the correct model a...
by 765x53
Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Little sixgun grip trivia
Replies: 44
Views: 1009

Re: Little sixgun grip trivia

Chestnut.
by 765x53
Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Little sixgun grip trivia
Replies: 44
Views: 1009

Re: Little sixgun grip trivia

Pat C wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:03 pm
Nope , This wood has been used for a variety of things mechanical for years . Ill hold out before adding a better clue.
Dogwood for shuttlecocks.
Elm for wagon hubs and pulleys.
by 765x53
Fri Feb 12, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Large Loop for Winchester
Replies: 19
Views: 574

Re: Large Loop for Winchester

I replaced the large loop on my "Big Boy" carbine with a standard loop.
The large loop is slower to use, gives no purchase in handling or shouldering the rifle and allows plenty of momentum for rapping the knuckles on fallow up shots.
by 765x53
Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting glove?
Replies: 16
Views: 424

Re: Shooting glove?

These work great for me. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Beretta-glock- ... Sw6zlfjOA7
Unfortunately they are no longer made and I can't find anything similar.
by 765x53
Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Move over 6.5..............
Replies: 9
Views: 420

Re: Move over 6.5..............

Old Savage wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:52 pm
The thing to come out with would be the 6.8-30-03 ... oh wait ;-)
Another company would just come out with a 7mm-06 :lol:
by 765x53
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blackhawk vs KFrame
Replies: 42
Views: 2215

Re: Blackhawk vs KFrame

I've been watching this one on GB. It has gone begging twice now. Be my guest. https://www.gunbroker.com/item/883899889
by 765x53
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: election fraud ? joe said so
Replies: 18
Views: 910

Re: election fraud ? joe said so

We have stacks of sworn affidavits from eye-witnesses. We have libraries of surveillance video's from various states, catching them in the act. We have a public confession from their candidate. Why is this farce continuing?
by 765x53
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What would you like to see in 2021?
Replies: 31
Views: 1329

Re: What would you like to see in 2021?

Several governors and mayors and at least two CDC physicians hanging upside down from lamp posts.
by 765x53
Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press
Replies: 84
Views: 4509

Re: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press

The equine paste form of Ivermectin comes in syringes clearly calibrated in 250 lb. dosage increments. It is supposed to be apple flavored but, it tastes pretty nasty. Yes, I've started taking it after seeing this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq8SXOBy-4w Get your supply while you can. Ther...
by 765x53
Thu Dec 24, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real desperation
Replies: 2
Views: 417

Real desperation

This is for when everything goes south. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjc9LOBHlkE&t=830s
by 765x53
Mon Dec 07, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pearl Harbor Day
Replies: 6
Views: 635

Pearl Harbor Day

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I hope the names will once again awaken Americans to the current threat to our freedom.
by 765x53
Sun Dec 06, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 99 scope mount location
Replies: 23
Views: 1587

Re: Savage 99 scope mount location

BenT wrote:
Fri Dec 04, 2020 4:42 pm
Those weaver bases looks correct. The one piece base like in Sixguns picture do not work with the new shorter tube scopes. You can't slide the scope far enough back to get good eye relief. Shoot it the way that it is.
I solved that problem with offset rings.
by 765x53
Sat Dec 05, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: La Marseillaise
Replies: 14
Views: 1221

Re: La Marseillaise

If it were not for our French allies -- and Spanish arms -- we would still be saluting the crown, and then what gun rights would we have? I cut the French a lot of slack, and their cavalry tactics and artillery designs have been an inspiration to the American military. They have earned the title of...
by 765x53
Fri Dec 04, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mosseberg M151M
Replies: 3
Views: 607

Re: Mosseberg M151M

Merle wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:34 pm
There is a company called Havelin that also has Mossberg parts.
https://www.havlinsales.com/ also
https://www.mossbergcollectors.org/
by 765x53
Fri Dec 04, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: La Marseillaise
Replies: 14
Views: 1221

Re: La Marseillaise

Socialist, anti-Christian and anti-individual liberty. The French revolution, the ultimate reign of terror by mob rule. Ended only by the imposition of dictatorship.
by 765x53
Wed Dec 02, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?
Replies: 44
Views: 2797

Re: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?

As per my first post. The .32 Special can be successfully loaded with cast bullets and black powder. More to the point, modern powder or black, the .32 Special handles cast bullets very well.
by 765x53
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?
Replies: 44
Views: 2797

Re: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?

Most bottleneck cartridges work better with smokeless than with BP. The exceptions are the very large bottleneck cartridges like .44-77SBN, which often shoot better with BP. I love the .32 Win. Spl., but wouldn't ever consider it a better BP round vs. smokeless. It will work, but certainly not "bet...
by 765x53
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?
Replies: 44
Views: 2797

Re: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?

Learn to reload. The .32 Special was made with cast bullets and black powder in mind. Not really. The .32 Win. Spl. didn't even arrive on the market until 1902 and the first cartridges were loaded with smokeless powder, and jacketed bullets, at high velocity (for that time). I don't believe the .32...
by 765x53
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: shotgun barrel length minutia
Replies: 23
Views: 1445

Re: shotgun barrel length minutia

There is also an over-all length requirement. I believe it is 28 inches.
If you are doing the cutting for someone else beware of ATF entrapment.
A local gunsmith was entrapped by an undercover agent with a trick tape-measure.
by 765x53
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?
Replies: 44
Views: 2797

Re: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?

Learn to reload. The .32 Special was made with cast bullets and black powder in mind.
by 765x53
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22 Mag Cylinder Swap to different Ruger Single Six?
Replies: 13
Views: 890

Re: .22 Mag Cylinder Swap to different Ruger Single Six?

I purchased a magnum cylinder for my SS Bisley, from Brochardt Rifle Co. http://www.rugercyl.com/ It functions perfectly and is more accurate than the LR cylinder. They are available in 6 or 8 shot configuration. I spoke with Al Story. He told me they had no problems with any New Model Rugers. I als...
by 765x53
Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone have experience with the 6.5-06?
Replies: 12
Views: 516

Re: Anyone have experience with the 6.5-06?

How different could it be from the 6.8/06 aka .270 Winchester?
by 765x53
Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shiloh Sharps
Replies: 23
Views: 1247

Re: Shiloh Sharps

It is possible the tack holes could be steamed closed with a damp cloth and a hot iron.
However, I suspect the idiot predrilled the holes. They are too perfectly aligned.
by 765x53
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lets talk boots.
Replies: 16
Views: 1028

Re: Lets talk boots.

piller wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:31 pm
My army boots were worn out. Lot of miles on those Leather Personnel Carriers. It took 3 years to wear the soles on both pair to smooth. All tread worn off.
I got two new pair when I joined the NG on the veterans "Try One" program. One was enough. :)
by 765x53
Tue Nov 03, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lets talk boots.
Replies: 16
Views: 1028

Re: Lets talk boots.

For thirty-eight years, I got a free pair each year from my employer. My choice of brands. Only restriction was safety toe and ESD rated. Now that the last pair is wearing out, I'll have to fall back on my 1970 army boots. Some day I my have to buy a pair of boots. :D
by 765x53
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “...if only one gun...” [eyeball roll]
Replies: 30
Views: 1115

Re: “...if only one gun...” [eyeball roll]

This game is so old, I don't want to play any more. :roll:
by 765x53
Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stevens 425 High Power .35 Remington
Replies: 19
Views: 1596

Re: Stevens 425 High Power .35 Remington

Another place there's a lot of 425 expertise is the Savage Collectors Forum on www.24hourcampfire.com/forums. I think there's a sticky at the front of the forum with 425 info. They AREN'T common, that's for sure. The .25 Remington "rimless .25-35" seems to be the rarest. Not sure why Savage made th...
by 765x53
Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good Netflix Series
Replies: 5
Views: 480

Re: Good Netflix Series

Here is one I have been watching. Very loosely based on historical incidents, the twists and turns of political intrigue are addictive. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7094780/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0
by 765x53
Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will Henry .44 Mag feed Keith and LBT WFN bullets?
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Re: Will Henry .44 Mag feed Keith and LBT WFN bullets?

I can' say about Keith bullets. I have been loading some commercial semi-wadcutters that look like an RCBS design and my own Lee tumble lubed semi-wadcutters. They function in my brass Henry carbine. As for WFN bullets, I have also used the Ranch Dog 265 grain designed for the .444 Marlin, with no p...
by 765x53
Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smoothbore this season.....
Replies: 6
Views: 743

Re: Smoothbore this season.....

Using .55 balls from a Layman mold, 90 grains volume of Pyrodex RS, and a .010 patch lubed with Dutch Schultz's dry lube formula, my TC .56 smooth bore will print sub 3 inch groups at 100 yards. Smooth bores can be very accurate with careful loading. After examining my file of targets, change that t...
by 765x53
Sun Sep 27, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage mod 24-A
Replies: 6
Views: 551

Re: Savage mod 24-A

If the selector is on the hammer, make sure it fully engages in the lower position. Crud or debris could be blocking it.
by 765x53
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Easy Off oven cleaner for gunstock?
Replies: 18
Views: 1095

Re: Easy Off oven cleaner for gunstock?

For something a little milder.
For many years I have been using this formula from "Shopsmith" :
2 qt. toluol or xylol;
1 qt. denatured alcohol;
1 qt. acetone;
Apply with 0000 steel wool and remove as much or as little finish as desired.
by 765x53
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle
Replies: 28
Views: 1665

Re: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle

One of those replicas is American made. The company has legal ownership of the Henry name. That makes it more authentic than a "Genuine" Winchester made in Japan. ....Except that the original guns made in the 1860s werent made by a company named Henry, its a modern company name trying to ride the c...
by 765x53
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle
Replies: 28
Views: 1665

Re: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle

I've had a couple of Uberti Henry rifles and still have several Uberti/Cimarron 1866 and 1873 rifles. I've seen and handled several "Henry Original" rifles at the guns stores but never owned or shot one. Even at the same price, I'd buy an Uberti. Both are replicas. The brand name is worth nothing, ...