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by Ben_Rumson
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jacketed bullets in old barrels
Replies: 22
Views: 1273

Re: Jacketed bullets in old barrels

Ive always been amazed that when Ive used TP as a way to keep the powder in place that the paper survives the shot and paper burns at F 451 degrees. :shock:
by Ben_Rumson
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got paint?
Replies: 7
Views: 527

Re: Got paint?

Dont know any wholesalers for that product but have you tried the old fashioned paint brush & a gallon of paint?
by Ben_Rumson
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 73 SRC Recent aquisition
Replies: 16
Views: 760

Re: 73 SRC Recent aquisition

I have an SRC in similar condition an was told the carbine barrels are too thin to accept any liner. I got mine to shoot OK with gaschek 44cal bullets
by Ben_Rumson
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: He was there at Pearl Harbor, that Sunday morning
Replies: 5
Views: 369

Re: He was there at Pearl Harbor, that Sunday morning

Good to know about the photographer Sure wish I had a Leica camera when I was in High School. This is a story I saw last w/e https://www.cbsnews.com/news/an-unknown ... or-attack/
by Ben_Rumson
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not exactly levergun specific but.....Milsurp gear projects
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: Not exactly levergun specific but.....Milsurp gear projects

Good on you!! Totally how things were done back when shooters took pride in using war surplus items in new applications for shooting gear.
by Ben_Rumson
Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Had to say goodbye to a great Lady
Replies: 24
Views: 949

Re: Had to say goodbye to a great Lady

What jeepnicksaid
by Ben_Rumson
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Saw a good Western movie.
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Re: Saw a good Western movie.

Sunset Limited Samuel L Jackson & Tommy Lee Jones discuss the existence of God. A very dark movie.
by Ben_Rumson
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Saw a good Western movie.
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Re: Saw a good Western movie.

Matt Damon sure looked young & skinny.
by Ben_Rumson
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Saw a good Western movie.
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Re: Saw a good Western movie.

Matt Damon sure looked young & skinny.
by Ben_Rumson
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Saw a good Western movie.
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Saw a good Western movie.

by Ben_Rumson
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apologize in advance
Replies: 23
Views: 947

Re: Apologize in advance

+ 1 on the video Juke Boxes gamekeeper I managed to see one even tho I was underage!
by Ben_Rumson
Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Identify Old Outboard Motor
Replies: 8
Views: 632

Re: Identify Old Outboard Motor

Thanks for the input guys. I'll do more image searches with the names you have provided.
by Ben_Rumson
Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Identify Old Outboard Motor
Replies: 8
Views: 632

Identify Old Outboard Motor

My Dad had one like this...
by Ben_Rumson
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WINDOWS 10 HELP.... POSTING A FOTO
Replies: 3
Views: 304

Re: WINDOWS 10 HELP.... POSTING A FOTO

Thanks John I made the d/l :D
by Ben_Rumson
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WINDOWS 10 HELP.... POSTING A FOTO
Replies: 3
Views: 304

WINDOWS 10 HELP.... POSTING A FOTO

I have a laptop w/ windows 10 ...Havent figured out how to post foto Tried drag and drop from desktop no luck...TIA
by Ben_Rumson
Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice Guitar Music Maria Elena Los Indios Tabajaras
Replies: 3
Views: 224

Re: Nice Guitar Music Maria Elena Los Indios Tabajaras

M/E played on our AM stations back in the day. I have a hard time picking out lyrics so have always been partial to tunes w/o them . RUMBLE by Link Wray & the Wraymen was my earliest choice :lol:
by Ben_Rumson
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Kort aka w30wcf - your prayers worked!
Replies: 23
Views: 678

Re: John Kort aka w30wcf - your prayers worked!

I smile from my heart!
by Ben_Rumson
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: History of Israeli Firearms
Replies: 7
Views: 669

Re: History of Israeli Firearms

Ironically right after WWII ended Jews were driving Tiger and Panther tanks around. Interestingly most of Nazi Germany's weapons that were captured by Allied forces, fighter planes and machine guns K98s went to Israel. Later the small arms got converted to 7.62x51Nato.
by Ben_Rumson
Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Inaccurate guns
Replies: 8
Views: 722

Re: Inaccurate guns

The sight; You center the front sight in the rear sight aperture. The front sight is also an aperture. The target is centered in the aperture. A thin ring of light appears evenly around the target making it very easy to notice any shift. One strives to keep the ring of light even. The shooter IMO ne...
by Ben_Rumson
Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .44 WCF and split case mouths
Replies: 17
Views: 806

Re: .44 WCF and split case mouths

My trick for annealing is to use my lead pot . Fill it to within a half inch of the top, put a case in some slip jaw pliers in the place meant for grasping something round and dunk it for a second or two. Lead wont stick because of the powder soot. I just drop the cases on rags and let them air cool...
by Ben_Rumson
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RCBS Powder Scale help needed
Replies: 16
Views: 1166

Re: RCBS Powder Scale help needed

Todays clad Quarter dollar weighs 5.67 grams. You should be able to make that work with a bit of math to test your scale accuracy.
by Ben_Rumson
Mon Aug 28, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Redding 'Profile' crimp dies?
Replies: 6
Views: 607

Re: Redding 'Profile' crimp dies?

This method was suggested by one of our most esteemed members here John Kort. Use Poly shot buffer over your powder charge so the bullet is supported. That way it cant turn turtle and head back into the casing when the cartridge stack in the mag tube increases. Then your crimp isn't so critical. Als...
by Ben_Rumson
Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII
Replies: 11
Views: 877

Re: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII

I got some 70s vtg Bushnell 7x50 U.S.N. marked binos I.F. Rubber Armored Waterproof like new for a decent Buy Now price.
by Ben_Rumson
Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII
Replies: 11
Views: 877

Re: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII

The Japanese have a great tradition of optical glass making. The Germans were their ally in WWII and supplied them with their glass which was known to be the finest in the world. The Japanese took their cue from this and developed their optical glass making to a degree that by the 1960s Made in Japa...
by Ben_Rumson
Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII
Replies: 11
Views: 877

Re: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII

Sorry I didnt get this up soone...runder the weather
http://www.company7.com/library/sard_7x50_mk.html
by Ben_Rumson
Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII
Replies: 11
Views: 877

Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII

At it’s peak in August 1945 the U.S. Navy was operating some 6,768 ships.Every vessel required binoculars. 23 battleships, 28 aircraft carriers, 71 escort carriers, 72 cruisers, more than 288 submarines, 377 destroyers, and thousands of patrol, amphibious, supply, and auxiliary ships. Consider there...
by Ben_Rumson
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help/ideas from a Subaru crank...
Replies: 19
Views: 1387

Re: Need help/ideas from a Subaru crank...

Had the same symptoms Buy a QUALITY BATTERY.
by Ben_Rumson
Sun Aug 06, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homemade fish cleaning table
Replies: 6
Views: 666

Re: Homemade fish cleaning table

It looks well thought out. You got a knack! 8)
by Ben_Rumson
Sun Aug 06, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My bodies broke and worn out
Replies: 28
Views: 2147

Re: My bodies broke and worn out

Salads while I'm on the Atkins Diet allow me to eat a lettuce salad the way I like them; loaded up with on all the protein goodies that make a delicious salad, like meat, cheese, hard boiled eggs & oil.
by Ben_Rumson
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Target backing
Replies: 14
Views: 977

Re: Target backing

Roofing Felt . Targets staple onto it well, but it needs to be attached to a wood upper & lower.
by Ben_Rumson
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Target backing
Replies: 14
Views: 977

Re: Target backing

Roofing Felt Targets staple onto it well, but it needs to be attached to a wood upper & lower.
by Ben_Rumson
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger 1911
Replies: 10
Views: 838

Re: Ruger 1911

Awesome all the way round!
by Ben_Rumson
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Out with the flintlock.
Replies: 14
Views: 893

Re: Out with the flintlock.

Everybody looks happy! 8) 8)
by Ben_Rumson
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you like Savage 1899's
Replies: 5
Views: 620

Re: If you like Savage 1899's

Yes you were very lucky to have handled that beauty. Paint me envious!
by Ben_Rumson
Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee Speed
Replies: 16
Views: 1326

Re: Lee Speed

I hoped your post was about this kind of rifle & not about reloading. Sweeeet rig.
by Ben_Rumson
Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another good dog gone.
Replies: 18
Views: 942

Re: Another good dog gone.

Very sorry for you...Ours had a heart defect too... Dern little sumbitch would spit out his meds...We went thru every kind of subterfuge to get his meds down him.... In the end pills in beefsteak didn't even work....Got so weak he'd fall over some times... Bad on us for letting it go on too long..Ou...
by Ben_Rumson
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did a Winchester 94 cost in 1952 ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1104

Re: What did a Winchester 94 cost in 1952 ?

On return from RVN I bought a 49 Plymouth in 1969 for $50.00 which I drove near 500 miles w/ no failures( except for a Battery which was replaced with a $5.00 used Batt) in 30 days before I left for my next duty station.
by Ben_Rumson
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did a Winchester 94 cost in 1952 ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1104

Re: What did a Winchester 94 cost in 1952 ?

I did a comparison of the 50s & 60s vintage mod 94 & the Savage 99 from my old catalogs. The 99s always cost more by about 10% - 11%. YMMV
by Ben_Rumson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Figured out some of the sleep problems
Replies: 13
Views: 1223

Re: Figured out some of the sleep problems

Wife just got one yesterday & used it last night... Yikes! look out now.. Up an hour earlier w/ hands on her hips & raring to go... The machine will give a sleep report of how many apneas per hr., mask fit and much more. The "Mask"just covers the end of the nose. With that kind of mask it gives an o...
by Ben_Rumson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Green River Hunter
Replies: 9
Views: 870

Re: My Green River Hunter

I hope when I finally get round to it I do as nice as you have done. I have a Solingen 10in. Bowie . Scales would be Ivory Micarta with tacks like you used.
by Ben_Rumson
Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - Need New Water Heater
Replies: 8
Views: 528

Re: OT - Need New Water Heater

We have a 40 gal water heater, plenty for wifey & me. I like having the 40 gallons of water on hand when the power goes out or the water co. works on the lines.
by Ben_Rumson
Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good day at the gun show.
Replies: 12
Views: 1018

Re: Good day at the gun show.

Perhaps for a suppressed project, the small Martini- 45 Colt w/ heavy bullets
by Ben_Rumson
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good day at the gun show.
Replies: 12
Views: 1018

Re: Good day at the gun show.

Great finds! When I first saw the Martini I thought it might be something with a suppressor.
by Ben_Rumson
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The "Last Ride"
Replies: 24
Views: 1798

Re: The "Last Ride"

So sorry.. Gave me a lump to see this
by Ben_Rumson
Mon May 29, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request Lung cancer
Replies: 69
Views: 4192

Re: Prayer Request Lung cancer

Knee mails are being sent!
by Ben_Rumson
Sat May 27, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Fall 2016 Moose from BC
Replies: 16
Views: 1245

Re: My Fall 2016 Moose from BC

Fantastic! & Yummo!