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by Ray
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Good Time To Order Ammo
Replies: 8
Views: 124

Re: A Good Time To Order Ammo

I have bought quite a bit of ammo from target sports..... What they do have that other's don't is l.e.o. contract premium handgun ammo (gold dot, hst etc.) in boxes of 50 for less price than the normal boxes of 20...... For instance, they have boxes of 50 l.e.o. 9x19mm speer gold dots in 124 & 147 g...
by Ray
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning Nountain Rifle -- value?
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: Browning Nountain Rifle -- value?

Kittery Trading Post has a used v.g. for $695......
by Ray
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Bartender vs Barista
Replies: 9
Views: 257

Re: Bartender vs Barista

they do bounce and sway as nature intends unharnessed teats to do.......

re. socialism :

seems easy to vote yourself into but history proves it is nigh-on impossible to vote o u t of and not exactly easy to shoot yourself out of if they take your guns.
by Ray
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .... soooooooooo cold
Replies: 18
Views: 482

Re: .... soooooooooo cold

undeniable climate change.....

b u t.....

cow farts and volcanoes are just as culpable as the blue smoke coming out of my old pickup.....

heck, a famous socialist hussy just predicted that we only got 12 years or less left.
by Ray
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So you think you've seen ugly in a levergun...
Replies: 20
Views: 474

Re: So you think you've seen ugly in a levergun...

For many (internet era) years I have been petitioning airgun designers, manufacturers, and vendors to develop, produce and sell : A medium to large-bore airgun that.... Looks like a real traditional firearm. Takes a common single 12 gram CO2 cartridge. Has three regulator valve settings for shots pe...
by Ray
Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which one of you guys was this...???
Replies: 14
Views: 465

Re: Which one of you guys was this...???

Extremes of incivility......

Go to any amateur game/sporting event.....

I always wondered what they meant in sunday school and vacation bible school by "gnashing of teeth".....

Now I think i know.
by Ray
Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paisanos......
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Re: Paisanos......

Pisgah wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:10 am
Leave the guns; take the cannolis ...
paisanos = buddies

paisano's = virgina headquartered pseudo ginzo cuisine franchise.....
by Ray
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Riddle......
Replies: 11
Views: 432

Re: Riddle......

Answer...... How you ordered projectiles prior to the proliferation of conical bullets..... 100 round lead balls to the pound (36/100ths of an inch) for a rifle bored 90 round balls to the pound (38/100ths of an inch) small bore sized rifles were far more common in the west than the hawken brothers ...
by Ray
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sodas enjoyed by our Southern friends
Replies: 11
Views: 404

Re: Sodas enjoyed by our Southern friends

The only one I am personally acquainted with is grapico. It enjoys a bit of a wider dispersion than the article gives credit as it is carried in most dollar general stores. My grandparents were fond of r.c. cola and moon pie for tea time. Royal Crown sodas were a penny or two cheaper than the coke a...
by Ray
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paisanos......
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Paisanos......

18 degrees in the fahrenheit last night and ants lurking in the heat ducting invaded the dry goods cupboard. In the process of routing the tiny pests i found these behind the hominy grits and under the earl grey.....
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by Ray
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Riddle......
Replies: 11
Views: 432

Re: Riddle......

jkbrea wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:30 am
Ammo?
Correct.....now just translate the numbers and you would the winner !
by Ray
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Riddle......
Replies: 11
Views: 432

Riddle......

Way back in the day if you came down from the hills and went into a village, fort, station, trading post etc. and asked for an absolutely essential item and the clerk or sutler or agent reaches into a bag or basket or bin or box labeled "100 for 90" ...... Exactly what would you be purchasing or bar...
by Ray
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who Makes The Best Walker Colt (Colt Walker?) .44
Replies: 21
Views: 700

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

From Charles Edward Chapel's "Guns of the Old West"..... A quote attributed to John Salmon Ford..... "In a trial between the Mississippi rifle and the horse Colt, the Colt threw the ball a further distance than the rifle." It is assumed that the comparison was the 1841 loaded with a .526" ball (half...
by Ray
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 2145

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

Any muzzleloading rifle under 6 pounds in weight.

There are not many of those around.
by Ray
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handy Item for Hunting Trips
Replies: 23
Views: 730

Re: Handy Item for Hunting Trips

One day when taking a leak in the woods, my son who was just a little fellow apparently with latent memories of the days before potty training and house breaking asked:

"Dad....peeing in the woods is fun but how do you poop ?"

My reply was, "The safest way, son, is to sit on a five gallon bucket !"
by Ray
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show
Replies: 38
Views: 986

Re: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show

There is this: https://www.starlinebrass.com/brass-cases/223-Basic/ Said to be prompted by the requests of the .357 AR wildcatters having difficulties necking-up and blowing the taper out of .223/5.56 cases. Previous to this, it was thought that the largest that you could go on a 5.56 case without i...
by Ray
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CBD OIL For pain, anxiety
Replies: 31
Views: 618

Re: CBD OIL For pain, anxiety

I see "buy your CBD oil here" signs now at convenience/petrol stores and at vape shops...... I've just noticed them lately but apparently such things have been deemed legal in my state since 2015....... But I also reviewed my employers list of urinalysis tested substances and cannabidiols are includ...
by Ray
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: African Soldier Sues British Army Over Cold Weather
Replies: 21
Views: 660

Re: African Soldier Sues British Army Over Cold Weather

The ghanans in chicago, detroit, and the twin cities must be from a heartier tribe !
by Ray
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Y'all should try this goulash recipe
Replies: 16
Views: 471

Re: Y'all should try this goulash recipe

Too much slavic cuisine will make you fat Billy ! Once upon a time we had to entertain some bosniak refugees and had enough advance warning to study recipes......They weren't impressed and left most of their plates little tasted.....They asked for hot dogs and were happy. Next morning bacon, scrambl...
by Ray
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "The 4th Ape..."
Replies: 8
Views: 565

Re: "The 4th Ape..."

The ubiquitous electronic mobile device is just momentary refuge from hearing grammer prattle and drone on and on about uncomfortably intimate biological and medical confabulation.

Note to memaw.....we don't want to hear of your's or pop's or your peers rather unmentionable afflictions.
by Ray
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying precious metals......
Replies: 19
Views: 538

Buying precious metals......

One of my hobbies is buying small amounts of gold and silver and very minor numismatica in the form of finding a rare coin in the process of collecting junk silver. As investments to grow wealth, it has been a flop since I did not have the funds to buy big during the historic lows but everyone says ...
by Ray
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things that make you shake your head in disbelief ......
Replies: 5
Views: 349

Re: Things that make you shake your head in disbelief ......

Of course the rimfires went for twice of new ones but well used T/C muzzleloaders with stock dings and freckled blue but good bores are all going for $300 to $500.....see thegunworks.com or trackofthewolf.com for current retail prices of used muzzleloaders. Traditional T/Cs, even at $400 to $500 mov...
by Ray
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your choice of carry gun?
Replies: 101
Views: 5853

Re: Your choice of carry gun?

If we go shopping or out to eat usually a little sig 238 .380 in my pocket. (not pictured). Next step up is a smith model 40 in a pocket, next step up if its cool and a jacket my old s&w model 36" 3" in a belt holster. In good weather riding the trails in our RZR I am apt to be carrying larger revo...
by Ray
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 200 years old
Replies: 12
Views: 399

Re: 200 years old

Slick Willie and Barry Obummer are said to have vaults full of $3 bills. :lol:
by Ray
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your choice of carry gun?
Replies: 101
Views: 5853

Re: Your choice of carry gun?

quite interesting.....

b.t.t.
by Ray
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Axis Deer - at last!
Replies: 17
Views: 572

Re: Axis Deer - at last!

You will not be disappointed in the Axis meat. I went with a friend of mine to hunt free range Axis outside Senora last January. We both killed nice bucks, and I killed an additional doe after that. Much better meat than venison. Mine is nearly gone already. Just got word from the Taxidermist down ...
by Ray
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prices for 22 LR Bulk Packs Lately...
Replies: 12
Views: 659

Re: Prices for 22 LR Bulk Packs Lately...

Thank you mister trump for $.04 rimfires and $400 ar-15s......
by Ray
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NAA Mini Revolver Accuracy..................
Replies: 25
Views: 941

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

I feel your pain..... I'm a long-time N.A.A. fan/collector and while living with the very short accurate range of the short barreled and tiny gripped "minis" I thought the minimaster and earls with their fuller grips, real sights, and longer barrels might be the bees knees. Wrong ! The 2.5" and 4" m...
by Ray
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Nice article on the anti-Trump phenomenon
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: Nice article on the anti-Trump phenomenon

What perplexes me is the vehemence of the angst of the celebrity and elite and academia against mister trump. After all, as late as 2014 and maybe into 2015 a bit, he was one of them......liberal, progressive, elitist.....as big a television and media ham as there ever was, what with his hairspray h...
by Ray
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Terry Murbach
Replies: 54
Views: 2388

Re: Terry Murbach

4655 days ago.... Terry and Judy third and fourth from right side. Short, fat, four-eyed guy behind Terry is yours truly. Skinny kid beside me and behind Tony Boggus is my son. http://www.leverguns.com/csa/2006/csa2006_2.jpg Yessir. I am in that photo also. I remember the time well. I spoke with Te...
by Ray
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I wonder what shot down this missile...?
Replies: 40
Views: 1074

Re: I wonder what shot down this missile...?

Then there are those italian religious paintings with what looks like men sitting on saucers. With the exception of genesis chapter 18 all of the other angelic/human encounters seem to scare the snot and tears out of the earthlings. So what about their appearance was so frightening ? Ray still heari...
by Ray
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you carry your 1911?
Replies: 47
Views: 1501

Re: How do you carry your 1911?

It's too heavy for me now, my back is so screwed up I cant take the weight, plus it's almost impossible to conceal wearing hot weather clothes. I DO carry my "little 1911" Sig P238 in a Galco pocket holster. I figure 6 rounds of .380 in the pocket is going to be more effective than the 8 rounds of ...
by Ray
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Weapons of War On Our Streets: A Guide to the Militarization of America's Police
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Re: Weapons of War On Our Streets: A Guide to the Militarization of America's Police

I can barely navigate the streets for all the tanks and rocket launchers. :lol: :roll: You anti-LEO people make me disappointed in Society. I don't know anything about a.p.c.s, tanks, or black helicopters but I do know, working in a city with a homeland security headquarters and living on the narro...
by Ray
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Terry Murbach - Favorite Guns
Replies: 7
Views: 485

Re: Terry Murbach - Favorite Guns

I agree Jerry. It was very insightful into who Terry was. I was amazed that he had an exact round count for every gun that was his favorite. The stack of yellow legal pads with tally marks was legend. Terry was very generous to let us shoot his guns but he could hurt your feelings sharply if you fa...
by Ray
Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Terry Murbach
Replies: 54
Views: 2388

Re: Terry Murbach

4655 days ago....

Terry and Judy third and fourth from right side.

Short, fat, four-eyed guy behind Terry is yours truly.

Skinny kid beside me and behind Tony Boggus is my son.


http://www.leverguns.com/csa/2006/csa2006_2.jpg
by Ray
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I wonder what shot down this missile...?
Replies: 40
Views: 1074

Re: I wonder what shot down this missile...?

As I read this thread i am hearing the theme song of the twilight zone television series.

The questions are :

Am I insane because I am hearing it ?

Or.....

Is the reason that you cannot hear it is because you are almost deaf ?
by Ray
Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting Bear Releases
Replies: 13
Views: 508

Re: Interesting Bear Releases

In the early 1970's when I was just a little fellow, the opening sequences of curt gowdy's saturday outdoor program showed a clip of a huge grizzly or brown charging into a herd of elk. The bear never wavered or was distracted by the panicking elk but kept focus on its target and speedily slew it wi...
by Ray
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Err.....Aghh..... UH-OH
Replies: 20
Views: 580

Re: Err.....Aghh..... UH-OH

Re. tsavo maneaters..... One theory is that there was a genetic instinctive taste for humans in the carnivores of the area left over from the arab caravans and the discarded sick and lame left to die. Both lions had dental problems with the first one killed having a broken fang and serious abscess. ...
by Ray
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 rebore to 375
Replies: 10
Views: 445

Re: 30-30 rebore to 375

.38-55 loads are the way to go.
by Ray
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time to brag
Replies: 16
Views: 753

Re: Time to brag

Bravo Zulu !
by Ray
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Err.....Aghh..... UH-OH
Replies: 20
Views: 580

Re: Err.....Aghh..... UH-OH

John Henry Patterson 1898: "There were two bullet holes. One through the heart and one through a rear leg. His length from nose to tail was 9' 8" from and stood 3' 9" high. His skin was much scored by boma thorns. It took 8 men to carry him back to camp. " "There were no less than six bullet holes. ...
by Ray
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Err.....Aghh..... UH-OH
Replies: 20
Views: 580

Re: Err.....Aghh..... UH-OH

Everyone needs to read Henry Patterson's book on the maneating lions he killed. He is the guy that Val Kilmer played in the movie. Patterson's son Bryan worked for the Field museum in Chicago where the stuffed lions are displayed. They are said to be a third smaller than in real life due to original...
by Ray
Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Weapons of War On Our Streets: A Guide to the Militarization of America's Police
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Re: Weapons of War On Our Streets: A Guide to the Militarization of America's Police

There is a common saying among cops in anti-gun jurisdictions....it goes something like this: "Every gun taken off the street saves at least one life......Every gunowner disarmed and disqualified from future ownership by means of felony convictions takes dozens or scores or even hundreds of guns off...
by Ray
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Picked-up a......
Replies: 12
Views: 683

Re: Picked-up a......

Added a S & W 10-5 to the humble collection that numbers to about 1973.....2" round-butt. The world has gotten so proud of their S & Ws that N frames with a decent finish are way out of my range. But J & K frames and older hand-ejector models can still be found in the $200 to $400 range. Beware of t...
by Ray
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reliability of Flintlocks versus Percussion in 1840s
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: Reliability of Flintlocks versus Percussion in 1840s

I've dabbled in firelocks over the years but greatly prefer caplocks. If the hammer nose is roomy enough and the cone rests in its center, I usually convert to a musket cap cone. CCI changed the musket cap priming formula and now remington 10s & 11s are hotter than CCI musket caps. RWS still makes a...
by Ray
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Package Tracking...
Replies: 11
Views: 439

Re: Package Tracking...

I bought a .520 dia round ball mold off a guy, USPS says it was delivered on the 15th and I ain’t seen it. I looked in the mailbox early this morning and it was there, my mail doesn’t come till late afternoon. It had to show up on Sunday. Perhaps a neighbor received it and redelivered. Happens a lo...
by Ray
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Package Tracking...
Replies: 11
Views: 439

Re: Package Tracking...

And I got the same amount of spying from duckduckgo as from bing, google, and yahoo but without the more apropos search results.
by Ray
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is there to like about a 450 Marlin?
Replies: 35
Views: 1093

Re: What is there to like about a 450 Marlin?

The belt of this round is purposely almost twice the height of the standard belted magnum and has nothing to do with strength but safety and prevents the bolt from closing if dropped into the chamber of a .300 or .338 winchester or the like. Marlin copied the .458 american which is a 2" cased wildca...