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by Ray
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1895 500 s&w
Replies: 19
Views: 354

Re: Marlin 1895 500 s&w

2ndovc wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:14 pm
.450 Marlin. I hate that, been a little dyslectic lately. :D

Don't forget it also needs the Big Dipper, Little Dipper and the Southern Cross in gold for total effect!

jb 8)
and don't forget to call the earl scheib quality bluing "black chromex" !
by Ray
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: even at this price.....
Replies: 3
Views: 203

even at this price.....

by Ray
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coyote # ???
Replies: 30
Views: 988

Re: Coyote # ???

Saw this foto on the "does anyone hunt with leverguns anymore?" string.....

dang ! griff....warn me next time so I can put my u.v. blocking shades on.....

they call me hopelessly caucasian when I try to pick the blues.....
by Ray
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real chili
Replies: 34
Views: 455

Re: Real chili

Billy's recipe has elements from the original chili...... the liquid smoke replaces the smoked insects and larvae..... the stout replaces the maize chicha..... the chocolate replicates original honey and cocoa..... and whatever meat you choose replaces javelina or the pluck and flesh of captured spa...
by Ray
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1895 500 s&w
Replies: 19
Views: 354

Re: Marlin 1895 500 s&w

Remember this is the guy who scratches jailhouse tattoos onto guns and considers himself an artist.... My thoughts too. I'm all for new guns and calibers, but I'll pass on that one. My .459 Marlin seems to work out just fine. :D jb 8) just think.....you could have had a horseshoe, cattle brand, cow...
by Ray
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1895 500 s&w
Replies: 19
Views: 354

Re: Marlin 1895 500 s&w

I don't yet know how to import that thread, but it was from January 21, 2012, and Buck said that the Marlin action started showing evidence of metal fatigue in as few as 15 rounds of maximum loads from a 500 S&W conversion. The Winchester model 94 went a few more rounds. If I get a rifle in 500 S&W...
by Ray
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real chili
Replies: 34
Views: 455

Re: Real chili

if it smells and tastes as good as that foto looks.....at our casa we would spoon it over rice and eat it with both hands......
by Ray
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1895 500 s&w
Replies: 19
Views: 354

Re: Marlin 1895 500 s&w

The latest post he says they have run t w o boxes of factory ammo through it.....

Won't be long before this one is stretched and or exploded......

Remember this is the guy who scratches jailhouse tattoos onto guns and considers himself an artist....
by Ray
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got some range time in this morning..
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: Got some range time in this morning..

A good shower and soaking in 1/10 to 1/7 parts ballistol/water is the ticket....

Water neutralizes the salts and evaporates leaving a film of paraffin and mineral oil to lube and protect.....
by Ray
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stolen firearms
Replies: 10
Views: 684

Re: Stolen firearms

If you are a serious collector and own dozens, scores, or even hundreds of guns and many of them were bought u s e d at an f.f.l. then the chances are great that you possess one or more stolen guns.....In most states, F.F.L.'s are a safe and easy way for a thief or receiver to move a gun.....a false...
by Ray
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who's shooting a Bearcat these days?
Replies: 41
Views: 884

Re: Who's shooting a Bearcat these days?

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Found it......never was really lost....hidden in plain sight....
by Ray
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Burnt some black. Hunting Squirrels.
Replies: 14
Views: 332

Re: Burnt some black. Hunting Squirrels.

our season here in my neck of the woods is the first of october through the end of february with a very liberal bag limit.....

but deer hunters these days are wont to climb trees and tend to take themselves way too seriously and more often than not resent the presence of squirrel hunters.....
by Ray
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brain Anatomy -- Husband vs Wife
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Brain Anatomy -- Husband vs Wife

:lol: but i may have to admit it may be just the opposite in my case. :roll: :lol: was in sunday school at church and three men were sitting side by side in the middle of a row of five chairs.... the subject of the lesson was marriage...... the guy sitting right in the middle of the three commented...
by Ray
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Socialism In A Nutshell
Replies: 6
Views: 213

Re: Socialism In A Nutshell

no matter what marx, engel, lenin, trotzky, stalin, mao, and ho wrote or said......the facts are that greedy capitalism in the form of the ardent purtsuit of wealth in agriculture, commerce, and industry finances everything past, present, and future.....
by Ray
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: ....there may be someone better than my wife....
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: ....there may be someone better than my wife....

spicer was good but sarah is tough and excellent at putting the arrogant press in their place and she is obviously loyal to the president even when he is tweeting not so lucid.....but come on girl.....tone down that mississippi trailer park diction.....and just before a press conference is not the t...
by Ray
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPS shipping
Replies: 16
Views: 339

Re: UPS shipping

I blame u.p.s and.... cabelas, grafs, selway armory, surplus ammo, palmetto state armory, outdoor limited, ventura, targetsportsusa, thesportsman'sguide, thesportsman'soutdoorsuperstore, midway and on and on for loose cartridges in the shipping box...... seem like there is always at least one cartri...
by Ray
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who's shooting a Bearcat these days?
Replies: 41
Views: 884

Re: Who's shooting a Bearcat these days?

I have a plain blued one from about 2000..... haven't seen it in a long time so thanks for this post.....reminds me to look for it..... carried it along on a deer hunt once in uncle's forest where the squirrels were quite annoying.....got a painful reminder that right under the pine straw and leaves...
by Ray
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: What happened to humor
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: What happened to humor

I have watched most of these but not all.....i like the line where nipsey russell asks davis if he remembered what it was like to be black.

tried to watch the modern current comedy roasts and they were way to potty mouthed for my delicate ears.
by Ray
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gun ownership mandatory?
Replies: 10
Views: 304

Re: gun ownership mandatory?

kennesaw is in cobb county with marietta the county seat..... 1982 [Sec 34-21]:[21] (a) In order to provide for the emergency management of the city, and further in order to provide for and protect the safety, security and general welfare of the city and its inhabitants, every head of household resi...
by Ray
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cajun Math
Replies: 9
Views: 380

Re: Cajun Math

those dirty trees and turds.....or is it terds? have been around along time and told in many different ways..... by the way we have peoples in slidell that normally talk a somewhat common and generic deep south accent but seem to put marbles in their mouths and affect the guttural patois of myth and...
by Ray
Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: sad video.....
Replies: 6
Views: 178

sad video.....

that makes all of us (guntoters) look bad in the snowflake world.....

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TBXz2_o0KM
by Ray
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think we're doing all right... (the economy)
Replies: 12
Views: 374

Re: I think we're doing all right... (the economy)

Automotive manufacturing plants are big in our area with $20 to $30 an hour trained and skilled jobs and many small sized vendors and contractors needed to support the larger assembly lines, paying $11 to $16 an hour for non-skilled workers. Passing the initial drug screening seems to be the difficu...
by Ray
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .25-35 Brass/Ammo Available
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: .25-35 Brass/Ammo Available

Grafs also showing both hornady evolution and grafs labeled hornady made 117gr ammo in stock.....
by Ray
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Humorous product reviews....
Replies: 5
Views: 343

Humorous product reviews....

So when I carry a 9mm afield-walkabout-ridgerunning, more often than not it is loaded with somewhat unconventional magtech 9d 95 gr. jsp.... Youtube videos and webzine articles for this load seem nonexistent and product reviews are rare..... But sometimes you read a unique review that makes you chuc...
by Ray
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cimarron SA 45 Colt.
Replies: 30
Views: 776

Re: Cimarron SA 45 Colt.

Just like I said, some essobee would chime in with the inevitable operator error rigmarole......again, I counter with the why of the invention of adjustable sights.
by Ray
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Whoopi gone crazy.
Replies: 11
Views: 325

Re: Whoopi gone crazy.

Peoples with dreadlocks and or cornrows scares me.....

Imagine a former first lady with them :shock:
by Ray
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cimarron SA 45 Colt.
Replies: 30
Views: 776

Re: Cimarron SA 45 Colt.

They all shoot to the left for me though during dry firing sessions the front sight seems to appear to pull to the right..... Some revolvers i use Kentucky windage and just aim to the right....with a wide rear notch i use a "gee" bead.....under stress in the field i aim dead center and somehow, eith...
by Ray
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: round balls
Replies: 20
Views: 1245

Re: round balls

William Charles Baldwin in his 1863 book AFRICAN HUNTING wrote of shooting alligators and sea cows with a seven to the pound gun which we can infer his meaning was crocodiles, hippopotami and a 7 ga. smoothbore...... seven to the pound sized balls measure .87" and weigh 1000 grains or 2.28 ounces.....
by Ray
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: round balls
Replies: 20
Views: 1245

Re: round balls

Cast your own round ball. You can melt lead on a cheap hot plate ( less than $20). I used to know a guy who hunted with a .50 cal. And loaded with two balls and a healthy charge of 2f. They would print Within a couple inches of each other at 50-75 yards. Hey ! I resemble that remark..... All of my ...
by Ray
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: round balls
Replies: 20
Views: 1245

Re: round balls

something like a 11/16" steel bearing ball might work....not as expensive as you might think.....i buy various sizes from ebay to use in smoothbore muzzleloaders...... Tell us more?? I use 17/32" steel balls in .54 and 28 ga. smoothbores.....They weigh 155 gr. and three of them, lightly patched ove...
by Ray
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: round balls
Replies: 20
Views: 1245

Re: round balls

something like a 11/16" steel bearing ball might work....not as expensive as you might think.....i buy various sizes from ebay to use in smoothbore muzzleloaders...... Those lighter balls would have initially lower energy, and what there is would rapidly drop off over a short range. It's all relate...
by Ray
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: round balls
Replies: 20
Views: 1245

Re: round balls

something like a 11/16" steel bearing ball might work....not as expensive as you might think.....i buy various sizes from ebay to use in smoothbore muzzleloaders......
by Ray
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No. 8 whistle pig
Replies: 24
Views: 601

Re: No. 8 whistle pig

Scraped thin and well greased groundhog or woodchuck leather was supposedly the preferred muzzleloading round ball patching material..... There are youtube videos that have tried to replicate leathern patches with much scraped and stretched goat hides with mixed results.....hard to get the leather t...
by Ray
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Out with the .44s this morning.
Replies: 14
Views: 628

Re: Out with the .44s this morning.

Nath wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:47 am
Wheel gun day :D

N.
come on nate....you knew some wise azz colonial was gonna do this
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by Ray
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why do old 1894s shoot high?
Replies: 24
Views: 779

Re: Why do old 1894s shoot high?

As late as the 1970s when I was learning to hunt, experienced hunters were still using old terms such as "use a fine bead" for a gun regulated as you describe.... If you could take your memory back in time and remember some of the small details you may have heard your dad give that same advice to yo...
by Ray
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: N.E. US of A - travel tips, anyone?
Replies: 16
Views: 473

Re: N.E. US of A - travel tips, anyone?

kittery trading post and bob's clam hut....
by Ray
Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Hostiles"
Replies: 26
Views: 1798

Re: "Hostiles"

Having gone about eight leagues in the evening, the indians took one of their captives of another tribe and kindled a fire, each taking brands and made this wretch suffer the greatest torment. They tore out his nails and applied coals to his membrum virile . When he regained conciousness they scalpe...
by Ray
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why ?
Replies: 9
Views: 433

Re: Why ?

My why ? is no where as humorous as the above ones but how about the english language spelling - pronunciations anomalies ? I know it has something to do with the post norman conquest era contributions to the language but why are similarly spelled words pronounced differently? tough and rough but th...
by Ray
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: O...M...G... !!! The Levers and Others at this Pawn Shop!
Replies: 3
Views: 553

Re: O...M...G... !!! The Levers and Others at this Pawn Shop!

Is that the place where the owner or manager or clerk used a sharps rifle and was prostituting underage girls off of the cheyene res. and Walt Longmire cleverly ran from cover to cover, counting the estimated time-in flight of the heavy lead bullets from the sharps and ultimately gut shot him ? :wink:
by Ray
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I couldn't help it!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 515

Re: I couldn't help it!!!

"Can't have enough .44s!" I have to concur.... Though there was a time, almost a decade at least, even on this esteemed site, post popular linebaugh and seyfried magazine articles, that there was an obvious pro .45 colt +p peer pressure and to admit a preference for the .44 magnum would get you der...
by Ray
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: POTUS in the UK
Replies: 14
Views: 366

Re: POTUS in the UK

I watched sean hannity interview some of your freaks in the street over there and a lady (i suppose) opined that obviously british voters are more intelligent than american voters.... Wow !.... you tell them sister (i suppose)....you're setting the bar real high there......such a goal to aim for.......
by Ray
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: shot 45-70 lite
Replies: 7
Views: 442

Re: shot 45-70 lite

"The Load” is 13 Grains of Red Dot" By C.E. Harris, Revised Sept. 27, 2007 My success in economizing by using up leftovers of misc. shotshell powder changed my approach to handloading. About 15 years ago I was given an 8 lb. caddy of Red Dot from the estate of the late Vincent Marino, a fellow gun c...
by Ray
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry Slippery Metal Buttplate
Replies: 13
Views: 461

Re: Henry Slippery Metal Buttplate

I use adhesive backed brown felt strips ordered from amazon and ebay......
by Ray
Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cannabis Oil
Replies: 71
Views: 2327

Re: Cannabis Oil

Ray and Rossi.....THC is the thing that illegal.....cannabis with the THC removed or produced in such a way that there is no THC in it is legal.....not legal to grow it in any way...the manufacturing/breakdown of this oil from plants........I live in Pa. and it's sold locally. Hemp rope is made fro...
by Ray
Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cannabis Oil
Replies: 71
Views: 2327

Re: Cannabis Oil

I notice there are quite a few unabashed pot smokers(eaters) here including a prominent moderator. So I have questions....Don't you have either random or scheduled drug tests at your work?.....And do you prevaricate on Line 11 e of the batfe form 4473 or do you just not buy guns ? e. Are you an unla...
by Ray
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bullfighting KARMA!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 394

Re: Bullfighting KARMA!!!

So castrating and dehorning and force feeding carbohydrates and a steel bolt to the head then butchering and grinding flesh into hamburger is okay ? Rodeos ain't exactly humane either. Come on guys....bullfighting is an an ancient tradition.....let the dagos and portgees have their sport.....take aw...
by Ray
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Maybe a Good SCOTUS pick....
Replies: 8
Views: 364

Re: Maybe a Good SCOTUS pick....

This nomination reminds me of a joke I read a while back.... Hillary calls President Trump: "Donald.........I just heard that Justice Ginsberg was found dead a little while ago and you know you owe me for cheating me out of the presidency like you did......I want to take her place !" President Trump...
by Ray
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Round Counts
Replies: 17
Views: 547

Re: Round Counts

Shoot one or more of murbach's guns and neglect to put the tally marks on the proper yellow legal pad and he'll call both you and your momma a bad name at the same time....
by Ray
Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT-Moving to Maine-Gun laws?
Replies: 18
Views: 1687

Re: OT-Moving to Maine-Gun laws?

A fellow church congregant needed to drive to maine when a great grandchild was soon expected. He always carries several guns with him on road trips but he was scared that he might somehow lose his guns and or liberty while traveling through antigun areas on the obvious I 95 route. So he decided to ...