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by Ray
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: I can't think of any polite words to describe her...
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Re: I can't think of any polite words to describe her...

i watched that live and her noxious unpleasantness came right through into my living room.....it was tangible and discomforting...... my dislike goes far beyond any prejudice, bigotry, or racism i felt......nothing to do with her somali birth and ethnic costume or even her reptilian, lisping diction...
by Ray
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who has 73,000 Bump-stocks...???
Replies: 6
Views: 239

Re: Who has 73,000 Bump-stocks...???

on a more positive note, it is said that over a million - greater-than 10-round magazines were shipped to california in just one week.
by Ray
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Great Tucker Carlson on Sanctuary City Hypocrisy
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: Great Tucker Carlson on Sanctuary City Hypocrisy

And the california attorneys for the plaintiffs in a suit against mister trump made a surprise visit to a Texas la migra detention center to find only 490 beds of 2400 occupied...... The coconuts come in the front door and they go out just as fast in busses to a big city of their choice.... There ai...
by Ray
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Great Tucker Carlson on Sanctuary City Hypocrisy
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: Great Tucker Carlson on Sanctuary City Hypocrisy

mister trump threatened to bus them straight from the border to the various sanctuary cities and turn them out on the courthouse/city hall steps. He backed off for political correctness but they were scared ----less while they thought he was serious. This may be an option in the future.
by Ray
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New toy from 1900
Replies: 10
Views: 332

Re: New toy from 1900

que calibre?
by Ray
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Rise of Skywalker
Replies: 18
Views: 397

Re: The Rise of Skywalker

I don't know anything about the newer films but I do know that carrie fischer as princess leia sent more tadpoles down the tub drain than any other actress/model before or since. :wink:
by Ray
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Doing my part
Replies: 17
Views: 376

Re: Doing my part

Many years ago, when people in the big cities first started to segregate their garbage for recycling purposes, a man name of williams who was a regular contributor to backwoods home magazine wrote that one "load" of the recycling plastics should be held back in reserve in northern climes for the pur...
by Ray
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ammo and 2 world's meeting
Replies: 18
Views: 693

Re: Ammo and 2 world's meeting

Sixgun wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:46 pm
The box has "metal covered soft nosed bullet" on it. Maybe it's my eyes but the loaded cartridges look like cast bullets to me. Reloads?---6
like old fanny green, just the way the light is shining on it.....
by Ray
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Powerful, accurate, and beautiful protector of freedom......!
Replies: 4
Views: 104

Re: Powerful, accurate, and beautiful protector of freedom......!

she is often on fox news and the opposing, you know, fair and balanced view seldom gets much of a chance to talk.....when they do they just fall back on the same old trump bashing.....
by Ray
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No great surprise here......
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: No great surprise here......

From Remington ammo ad. THE DEADLIEST MUSHROOM IN THE WOODS FOR MORE THAN 75 YEARS. Since 1939, more hunters have relied on Remington Core-Lokt® than any other big game ammunition, and rightly so. It's filled more tags on more continents than any other load. Core-Lokt® is the original controlled exp...
by Ray
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No great surprise here......
Replies: 2
Views: 129

No great surprise here......

170 grain core lokt gel test......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RC-xuIjtgc
by Ray
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Playing with an Old Friend
Replies: 26
Views: 610

Re: Playing with an Old Friend

Wow Ray, that is a cool way to load! I'm guessing the loads stay together under recoil, eh? If you mean cylinder creep caused by inertia the answer is no with .480" but for the most part yes with .490"....with the larger balls you get the lead ring extruded on seating. A muzzleloader starter or a p...
by Ray
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Playing with an Old Friend
Replies: 26
Views: 610

Re: Playing with an Old Friend

I have what was thought to be achilles #4, circa 2005. file.jpg It is just a frugal effort, obama-engineered excrescence of sorts that the smithy did not want his fine name associated with. It is marked .45/.480 on the barrel so he did not have to remark and reblue the frame to comply with federal g...
by Ray
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 70 .375 H & H........
Replies: 23
Views: 577

Re: Model 70 .375 H & H........

Well, I bought it.....

4.3 c.c.of trail boss and a homemade wadcutter (.380 acp case filled with molten rangescrap potluck) shows promise and little recoil.
by Ray
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An Interesting Ruger.....
Replies: 6
Views: 411

Re: An Interesting Ruger.....

gamekeeper wrote:
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:21 am
I guess they will sell quite a few but I've never been a fan of the Ruger so I won't be tempted.
Why that is downright unamerican.....

Oh ! Just realized.....nevermind....
by Ray
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Pepperbox .22 Coming Soon
Replies: 15
Views: 392

Re: New Pepperbox .22 Coming Soon

that looks like fun. I'm still kicking myself that I didn't buy this when it was retail: https://s14-eu5.startpage.com/wikioimage/8eea121f046764190b0eab9045efd4ae.jpg they are rather dear now I wonder how reliable they are if anyone has one . . . A hunting uncle had one circa early 1980s.....I had ...
by Ray
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Pepperbox .22 Coming Soon
Replies: 15
Views: 392

Re: New Pepperbox .22 Coming Soon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsiE8ABiztU

Moriarty stuck to Holmes (and Watson) like a leech or lamprey until the fatal scene at reichenbach falls.

Just think, a quick four shots from the little sharps could have sped things along!
by Ray
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Costner & Harrelson.......
Replies: 29
Views: 926

Re: Costner & Harrelson.......

I read some of the liberal elitist reviews of this film and here are a couple of their knuckleheaded points...... "The film is too long and it lacks dramatic pause and character introspection." Does anybody else see an obvious contradiction in that last sentence ? Even if you shorten somewhat the ex...
by Ray
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sucks to be Dicks Sporting Goods
Replies: 21
Views: 474

Re: Sucks to be Dicks Sporting Goods

The one and only time I went into one I felt a weird and creepy yuppie liberal vibe. It was not at all like the atmosphere of a cabelas, bass pro, or academy sports.
by Ray
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Costner & Harrelson.......
Replies: 29
Views: 926

Costner & Harrelson.......

You get a chance watch The Highwaymen with kevin costner as Frank Hamer and woody harrelson as Maney Gault. If they don't win some awards for either filmmaking or dramatic performances then the award system is busted beyond repair. They got everything right down to the japanese privet cut and used t...
by Ray
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: With a barrel insert this could be fun...
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Re: With a barrel insert this could be fun...

When they were in stock, they ran $1200 to $1400.....

Now the only one I can find is on gunsinternational and it is $1650.
by Ray
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Weatherby still in business ....
Replies: 12
Views: 381

Re: Is Weatherby still in business ....

Yes.

Go to ammoseek.com

Click "guns".

Click manufacturers drop-down list.

Weatherby is near the end of alphabetical list.

Select weatherby.

Click search.
by Ray
Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Something interesting from europe
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Re: Something interesting from europe

I always wanted a practical functioning revolving rifle. Right now i make do with an uberti 1858 percussion carbine. You don't dare place your weak hand in front of the cylinder on this one. Years ago I had a ruger blackhawk at dave clements for a job and he agreed to put a 17" barrel on it if I wou...
by Ray
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Collusion from the past
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: Collusion from the past

Why is everyone so naive and hypocritical about trump? There might be a few millionaires who got there without breaking the rules but there are no billionaires who made their mark in N.Y.C. real estate without either greasing the palms or intimidating or even eliminating people who get in their way....
by Ray
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 70 .375 H & H........
Replies: 23
Views: 577

Model 70 .375 H & H........

I found a 1967 Winchester Model 70 in .375 H & H in excellent condition except for the painted faux forend cap is scuffed somewhat. It has williams iron sights. Price is $825 total with the intimation that eight franklins will fetch it with a plano case...... The same place can get a current new one...
by Ray
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Large-caliber handguns are BAD.....
Replies: 9
Views: 219

Re: Large-caliber handguns are BAD.....

Old Savage wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:35 pm
I would not listen to your pastor about any other thing.
I guess the man has got a right to his opinion but there ain't no shortage of other churches and pastors/preachers in arkansas.....
by Ray
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Large-caliber handguns are BAD.....
Replies: 9
Views: 219

Re: Large-caliber handguns are BAD.....

They are mad at my ar type pistols and their tiny bullets and they're mad at my .48s and .50s......

Good grief !
by Ray
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kittery Trading Post.......
Replies: 13
Views: 501

Re: Kittery Trading Post.......

I must admit a bit of envy for you guys who live near there (and bob's clam hut) but then I think about the winters and the anti-gun states that you sometimes have to visit. I have bought dozens of guns from them over the years. The first three or four configurations of their website(s) did not allo...
by Ray
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got this from 'Smile.Amazon.com'
Replies: 8
Views: 224

Re: I got this from 'Smile.Amazon.com'

I have Prime and I'm not sure what you're talking about. :oops: :oops: From Bing..... What is Amazon Smile? Amazon Smile: Amazon.com’s New Charitable Website. Amazon.com now has a new website that allows users to pick a charity and donate .5% of every purchase to it. It’s simple enough to access, t...
by Ray
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got this from 'Smile.Amazon.com'
Replies: 8
Views: 224

Re: I got this from 'Smile.Amazon.com'

I have Prime and I'm not sure what you're talking about. :oops: :oops: From Bing..... What is Amazon Smile? Amazon Smile: Amazon.com’s New Charitable Website. Amazon.com now has a new website that allows users to pick a charity and donate .5% of every purchase to it. It’s simple enough to access, t...
by Ray
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kittery Trading Post.......
Replies: 13
Views: 501

Kittery Trading Post.......

Kittery Maine.....

https://www.kitterytradingpost.com/new- ... used-guns/

Is listing 43 used leveraction rifles as I type this......

24 are Marlins.....including sometime hard to find .357 and .44s.....
by Ray
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: They just can`t believe they were lied too.
Replies: 9
Views: 287

Re: They just can`t believe they were lied too.

Dive with dim lights, thick smoke and tawdry sax music..... Veiled, elderly, pudgy dame in Mao jumpsuit meets a high-yellow jelly bean with big ears and purple lips. "You got the tickets barry?" the hag asked..... "Yeah hil. they say french guiana is nice this time of year. You got the cash?" ..... ...
by Ray
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making Hard-boiled Eggs Palatable
Replies: 42
Views: 774

Re: Making Hard-boiled Eggs Palatable

Sigh....good grief !

Cool Hand Luke 1967 film.....

"What we have here is a failure to communicate."
by Ray
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making Hard-boiled Eggs Palatable
Replies: 42
Views: 774

Re: Making Hard-boiled Eggs Palatable

"No man in his right mind can eat f i f t y hard boiled eggs !"
by Ray
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best way to find an old friend....?
Replies: 8
Views: 305

Re: Best way to find an old friend....?

When is the last time anyone received a landline phone directory ? The phone company claims that the directory is out of date before it is even printed due to the masses abandoning landline service for cells..... If there is a hardcopy or online cell directory, I've yet to see one. I used to find pe...
by Ray
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco in his workshop
Replies: 13
Views: 604

Re: Paco in his workshop

From his website pacotools.com. .....

PACO HAS REPRINTED HIS CLASSIC BOOK

AN AMERICAN HERITAGE...$27.95


But the book is not on the order form.......

My old cd-rom version does not play any more and amazon is getting $195.00 for the used paperback version !
by Ray
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: interesting example......
Replies: 3
Views: 190

interesting example......

of the "gameness" and resilience of the cape buffalo.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2iz8KDZcxE
by Ray
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many (minimum) leverguns does it take...?
Replies: 17
Views: 386

Re: How many (minimum) leverguns does it take...?

For me the standard for someone who is buying their own for the first time should be at least a pawn shop or gunshop consignment rack late model winchester 94 in .30 w.c.f. or marlin 336 in same or .35 rem. Then spend a couple of more C's for a pre-64 in a unique chambering..... .32 special comes to...
by Ray
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Police-State-USA
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: Police-State-USA

Personally I believe that at least 98 percent of the police in the U.S. think that we should not be allowed to own and legally carry handguns. At first read, this estimate sounds frighteningly high.......certainly if averaged from sea to shining sea it is not quite so bad...... But there are big ci...
by Ray
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making Hard-boiled Eggs Palatable
Replies: 42
Views: 774

Re: Making Hard-boiled Eggs Palatable

I just made a dozen and a half Scotch eggs yesterday. It's a peeled boiled egg wrapped in a layer of pork pan sausage rolled in your favorite breading. (I'm doing keto now so I use low card coconut flour.) Then deep fried 3.5 minutes. Once cooled they are refrigerated then nuked. Make em ahead for ...
by Ray
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Good 9-minute video on 'hate crimes'
Replies: 9
Views: 283

Re: Good 9-minute video on 'hate crimes'

Anybody else see the report of about a month ago on the black lady mayor from somewhere in S.C. who woke up to find that some trump-fan cracker had smeared her vehicle with a noxious sticky yellow substance. She called 911 and the gendarmes found nature had perpetrated the "hate crime" by an early t...
by Ray
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: R.B.G.......
Replies: 7
Views: 229

R.B.G.......

The tinfoil hat, conspiracy theory urban myth of justice ginsberg is that she is on some type of futuristic life support to keep her alive until 2021. Fact is she quietly and secretly has already expired and a functioning android dummy actually sits in the court...... Photo proof....... :lol: :lol: ...
by Ray
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Cost Of Illegals
Replies: 6
Views: 171

Re: The Cost Of Illegals

During the obummer years we were told that there were o n l y 11 million of them, give or take....... Then during the 2016 election we were told that there were o n l y 18 million of them........ Now assuming that there are actually more than the 26 million currently estimated, the number will soon ...
by Ray
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 WCF with IMR 4227 or RL-7?
Replies: 34
Views: 1975

Re: 44 WCF with IMR 4227 or RL-7?

I hear you Ray......

Developing favorite loads only to find the powder discontinued is depressing and stocking-up before it's gone is ultimately just going to leave you with a lot of rusty, acrid fertilizer.
by Ray
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 WCF with IMR 4227 or RL-7?
Replies: 34
Views: 1975

Re: 44 WCF with IMR 4227 or RL-7?

And lefty wrote that 10 1/2 years ago......
by Ray
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1000w Rust Cleaning Laser
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: 1000w Rust Cleaning Laser

considering all of the time and effort removing iron oxide freckles from used guns with a copper penny, a half a million $ is a bargain.......

heck, might even buy two of them !
by Ray
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......
Replies: 35
Views: 744

Re: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......

I know we all like to think we are billybadasses...... something between brucelee, chucknorris, and tom laughlin (billyjack)........ But using these little plastic gadgets to thwart a psycho, murderous islamist's attack is going to take some modicum of speed, flexibility and finesse...... With my po...
by Ray
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which has more nitrites/nitrates
Replies: 11
Views: 333

Re: Which has more nitrites/nitrates

Back in the day them cheap red hot dogs actually had saltpetre in them. You were supposed to boil them first before grilling to render out the bad stuff. If the boiling water did not turn pink then you had not boiled them quite long enough. We ate so many red hot dogs and pink bologna as kids i'd sw...
by Ray
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger Beatcat Special
Replies: 12
Views: 475

Re: New Ruger Beatcat Special

The bearcat has a near universal grip.

Even goomers with mitts like a side of bacon might complain of it being too small but they can usually shoot it just fine.