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by Sixgun
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

For people who put up stands near a property line...no problem. Long story but I'll condense it.....I had that issue...waited until about 3 in the afternoon, about the time this guy set up in his tree stand...then I set up...with the log splitter. Hey Pitchy........save all of your pizz...get five g...
by Sixgun
Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Dang...I drive 29 miles to a .15 cent gunshow...would be a $200 gunshow in states like Kalifornia, N.Y., or Washington...I'll take pics later...dropping off Nancy at the pool.---6
by Sixgun
Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Life can be very cruel
Replies: 25
Views: 260

Re: Life can be very cruel

Sure thing Kid.... ---6
by Sixgun
Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Dang pitchy...you don't see too many respectable colors todays. Nice...I like them.....guys..
I'm headed to 10 cent gunshow down the road. ---6. (Don't like getting up this early).

Howdy Jay...Thanks for stopping in....how's your boy and his family?---6
by Sixgun
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Front loader range report
Replies: 10
Views: 151

Re: Front loader range report

The scope caught my eye......I have at least 6-10 of those old Weavers around here and they all work. I have another pile of bushnells, tascos, Redfields,two leupolds and even a vortex in the shyt pile. I'll send the better ones back but the others I use as binoculars. Leave me laying around in diff...
by Sixgun
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Without a doubt, my favorite video! Hey, you got your colors on..what club do you belong to? Hey Gunny, neat video on the doughnuts huh? I tell ya, Pitchy looks like he stepped out of a Hells Angels movie. On another note I went down and got 16 pounds of gunpowder. Hopefully, the 5744 will last me a...
by Sixgun
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bi-annual forum drive
Replies: 31
Views: 643

Re: Bi-annual forum drive

Just a joke Jay...you were going to send donations and I wanted them sent to me. (A democrat incognito :D )---6
by Sixgun
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Oooooooooo. You look very nice playing the harmonica...... :D ......a nice tune from a bygone era. Those glasses make you look like a college professor so from now on, it's MR. PITCHY! I really liked the time you played a hillbilly tune, dedicated to me, stomping your feet, spinning around! As the p...
by Sixgun
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt SAA .357 M
Replies: 10
Views: 189

Re: Colt SAA .357 M

A pretty neat "blast from the past" MM. I like the pre war Colt nickel silver medallions you have there on the grips. Hard to come by today...at gunshows I buy every beat up pair of pre war Colt and Smith & Wesson grips I see just for the nickel silver medallions. I use them in stag, ivory or even d...
by Sixgun
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another mouse trap
Replies: 98
Views: 2795

Re: Another mouse trap

Pitchy wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:01 pm
Thanks buddy, i`d done a youtube demo but its cold out and the trap is chained to the wall.

Hey Pitchy......I'm headed out....over to where I feel best.....I'm coooolllldddddd and need some warmth...over to the M-1 Campfire! ----9
by Sixgun
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another mouse trap
Replies: 98
Views: 2795

Re: Another mouse trap

Some people should have been mechanical engineers but like me also, who was told to go to college and continue with my blueprinting decided to take a path where I was happy, and not wearing a shirt and tie which I was told to do when reporting to my apprenticeship at Sun Shipbuilding. I told the int...
by Sixgun
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not sure what to call them, suppressor I suppose is close, but .......
Replies: 10
Views: 201

Re: I'm not sure what to call them, suppressor I suppose is close, but .......

I have a feeling that the variety which you attach to your firearm, and pay a tax for, will be a suppressor. The other type, of all sorts of shape and size, which you shoot through might best be called a "sound moderator". On the topic of moderators, I saw one, a long time ago, that was made up of ...
by Sixgun
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Horrific Incident
Replies: 25
Views: 550

Re: A Horrific Incident

As an example of how 'attention to detail' can be a problem - notice I typed "SR-4795", and should have typed "SR-4759" With so many powders just identified by 'number' out there, a bit of dyslexia can be a BIG problem..... :shock: o I saw that earlier but anyone actually thinking the other number ...
by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not sure what to call them, suppressor I suppose is close, but .......
Replies: 10
Views: 201

Re: I'm not sure what to call them, suppressor I suppose is close, but .......

I've made several of them...one was made with a 55 gallon drum. I had plywood baffles every 6" with a "window" cut in each baffle with the window getting progressively smaller towards the end. First window was about a foot sq and ended up being about 8". After using it for 20 years I gave it away an...
by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Horrific Incident
Replies: 25
Views: 550

Re: A Horrific Incident

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by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another mouse trap
Replies: 98
Views: 2795

Re: Another mouse trap

Mines got teeth also. I can set it but I don't care to....with big c clamps. Was told it will snap a 2x4 in half. I paid $350. Many years ago .....seventies.......I was at a gun auction where a new in the box, yes NIB Newhouse bear trap....smaller one than mine .........went for $200 and l bid $190....
by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another mouse trap
Replies: 98
Views: 2795

Re: Another mouse trap

Pitchy...that trap looks old...you "antiqued" it real nice. I've always wanted an old original one. I used to see them back in the seventies but in those days, I not have two pennies to rub together. Modern ones have real weak spring pressure...a little kid can set em. Does your have the strong spri...
by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Well Griff...lets see how "fast you are on the draw". :D No problem with a no choke scattergun......fire as soon as it leaves the launch. ----3
by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another mouse trap
Replies: 98
Views: 2795

Re: Another mouse trap

How did I miss this thread? Mom and me just spent the last hour going through it....my vote for the second best is the guillotine with number one going to the last one that resets itself. She says, "that's so cruel". Ha! Coming from a family where her dad was a farmer with a custom butchering busine...
by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Gunny...you guys are talented. Looking at those pegs reminded me of my wife's father's barn ...which incidentally, i built a shooting room out of.....all gone now..... I still have a few of those pegs. Still snowing...how bout you Gunny....Get anything? https://i.postimg.cc/7ZXh3FHL/IMG-4681.jpg
by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Life Skills: "How To Speak to Women"
Replies: 13
Views: 313

Re: Life Skills: "How To Speak to Women"

No good for me...my wife don't drink.....probably why I've been in the doghouse for the last 46 years----6
by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Talking to a lobbyist today .....
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: Talking to a lobbyist today .....

Blaine....Ha! I like that! I tell ya, the challenges keep getting easier with you. Everything I want to yank your chain, I just holler "yank!" and you come falling down! :D In between chores, loading ammo, going to the store, etc, I had some free time so I did some research on your posts and one day...
by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

First snowfall of the season.

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by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Griff wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:50 am
Sixgun wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:35 pm
Are they real ivories? They certainly look ivory.
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I wonder what the head-doctors would say about a guy that uses a pic of some other guy in his tag-line????
I knew you would like that...it's only a 24 hour sig. line...I change em everyday. :D
by Sixgun
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Talking to a lobbyist today .....
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: Talking to a lobbyist today .....

You used bloviating properly in a sentence. :o Wow, that's a big word, Bro... :lol: Thanks Blaine! That really mean a LOT! When I grow up, I wanna be just like YOU!!!!! I think that, between us, we could open a school together and we could call it "The Blaine G. School Of Being Cool". Ooooo I'm so ...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FWD from Russell Frederick Jr
Replies: 11
Views: 329

Re: FWD from Russell Frederick Jr

Sixgun, Would you be referring to Bill "Wild Bill" Gaurnere (not sure about the spelling of the last name)? Gaurnere lost a log at the battle of Bastogne if I am not mistaken. RustyJr Yes Rusty...that's the man.....he was a little skinny guy, probably 85 at the time...and still looked tough.----6
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Are they real ivories? They certainly look ivory.
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Gunny,
I've seen small miniatures before but never a Walker. Can't see a problem shooting it...ball?....no brainer....caps? A little careful trimming?

Can I have it? :D ---6

Off subject...more shytty weather tomorrow......got to bring in more wood and put the Jeeps in the garage.
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Gunny,
You guys look like ya know what your doing. You don't see many "craftsmen" working with handtools any more.

Is that you in the picture, up on the scaffolding?----6
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Talking to a lobbyist today .....
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: Talking to a lobbyist today .....

There is one MAJOR difference between socialist/communist takeovers of the past and the modern desire to do the same. WE HAVE THE GUNS and the knowledge of what gun registrations/confiscations have done in the past to weak minded people who think everything will be OK. The majority of democrats are ...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Talking to a lobbyist today .....
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: Talking to a lobbyist today .....

BlaineG wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:45 pm
bloviate
Blaine, you will have to come down to my high school education level. I don't know what those big words mean.

Bloviate? If that's anything like flatulate I'm in buddy!!!----6
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Jay, I believe Lenn has it down......the ammo....the rifle works great with proper ammo and en blocs. For you Garand know it alls, the Garand was also made in 308 after the war......I dislike the French almost as much as the Japs....OK, here goes..... assumption on my part: The French make a mess of...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

I don't like to quote what others have said but I did read this about the Ethiopian ammo. Some guys will coat the ammo with Jerry Curl...others guys like Afro Sheen. Some even like to sit it in on the street corner, next to a lamp post, out of the sun. One guy writes that he sings rap music to the e...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Had enough..my brain is overworked......I took the problem to our resident Garand expert, Miss Apple. She told me that if the junk cast bullets I load work fine in the Garand, even the Ethiopian ammo will work. https://i.postimg.cc/fT0RDhTG/IMG-4671.jpg So...check this out...I keep inquiring Miss Ap...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Or, how about this for an explanation.......During the Boer War in Africa, the British had spys to tell the African leaders to tell their riflemen that if they held their rifles real hard and pointed them high, that the bullets would fly into the British and kill them. They believed it and many Brit...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

[Then tell me why all the ammo i shot in the other clips works fine. I`ll be back See... it's like this... the Ethipoian ammo has had the chemical balance of the powder upset at the microscopic level. Whenever ammo is lifted above about 36,000 feet its chemical balance is upset. So that probably me...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Talking to a lobbyist today .....
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: Talking to a lobbyist today .....

Blaine, I did not send nothing to that initiative 1639. Who do I send the money to? .....even if I did know who to send the money to and that name was NOT the NRA, they would not get nothing. You know those commercials that show animals in cages and little kids with bloated stomachs...they too, can ...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Pitchy, People who write those issues, such as loading the en bloc with one bullet here or there are full of shyt and are only rewriting what they read. The en bloc certainly was not designed to let insignificant design flaws to keep the gun from working. Even polishing the inner lips is nothing mor...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W Model 19 - With Pic
Replies: 52
Views: 820

Re: S&W Model 19

Blaine, Before you load a whole batch of 180's watch the over all loaded cartridge length on those 180's......the crimp groove may be too far down and the heads will stick through the cylinder mouth. Rugers have longer cylinders than Smiths and will handle the crimp groove fine. I push 180 Hornady j...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Pitchy, Did the gun run ok when you first got it? Beings that the ammo was in storage for a long time and even though it was airtight, corrosion and spring steel strength changes still happen. Polish the inner lips of the en bloc and try this...an old trick from the Bullseye shooters.......take a lo...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Talking to a lobbyist today .....
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: Talking to a lobbyist today .....

Thanks Griff ......at 64 I've learned a thing or two. Money makes the world go 'round. It's an addiction like no other, if you let it.....money filters down from the ones with the most to the peons at the bottom, then back up again. Big business and politicians are smart and they have a way of filte...
by Sixgun
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Although I'm no where near the end, these words could have been written by me.... "And not the words of one who kneels....I did it MY WAY." No regrets......I don't follow the crowd......that means, if you don't like what I post, either don't read it or go phuck yourself. :D Organized religion is a c...
by Sixgun
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FWD from Russell Frederick Jr
Replies: 11
Views: 329

Re: FWD from Russell Frederick Jr

Wow! What an honor! I've met a few, but only one would talk..a Korean vet. He told me how after being captured he was able to kill the guard with a butt stroke from a rifle and escape. I did shake the hand of...(can't remember his name) a little Italian guy with one leg from the Band of Brothers at ...
by Sixgun
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Talking to a lobbyist today .....
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: Talking to a lobbyist today .....

For those two lazy to write their legislators.....at least join the NRA and contribute what you can. EVERY gunowner can well afford the $35 a year PLUS at least $50 a year extra. Power comes in numbers and with those numbers come money, the root of every win, whether good or bad.---6
by Sixgun
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

I hear ya Gunny....NOW I'm pizzed. I really believe there is a weirdo at a post office. BTW, our Thornton, Pa post office is the oldest in the United States that still operates from the same building. The "Yellow House" of which a part of it was a hospital for Revolutionary War soldiers who were wou...
by Sixgun
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Thats what killed him! Six's "Browns" :D Ahhhh....that brown eyed starfish never kilt no one....may have stunk up the room a bit. Gunny,.....I think the hog is from my neighbor...I heard a few shots last week...then a pause...then a few more. I think it got away on him and the first thing an animal...
by Sixgun
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Ammo looks pretty good to me. Blast away! Hey, PM me your address again, I have some very light cast loads you will like for the M-1.....about the sound of a 22 magnum. They don't work the action so you just work it by hand. Don't be concerned about what others tell you about cast in an M1....those ...
by Sixgun
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Gunny...that surprises me as this Norway did not last long. In '75 I dug it up ar my wife's birth place..next door.....and the sapling was from huge Norways that were huge when my FIL bought the farm in '48.....and they are still there......dunno....I'm thinking I have a high water table here, unlik...
by Sixgun
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

GOT HIM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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by Sixgun
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 969
Views: 10370

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Thanks Jay.....(for you guys who missed the action, go back to the previous page) I'm on my way to the hospital. Two of my fingers were shot off when the coffee mug was hit. You remember that movie "chucky"? Well, this damm BAR man has a mind of his own. I have a 4 star general here right now, and h...