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by fordwannabe
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

I was wet and freezing. I was soo tired that the only way to keep my eyes open was to keep them WIDE open. My brother said I looked like a mass murderer in that picture. He was just pizzed because he had sat in that stand the day before then had to go home. Hehe. Jay I think that one is 1892 buut do...
by fordwannabe
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Camp Chuck Box
Replies: 19
Views: 284

Re: Camp Chuck Box

Wow! Pithy very well thought out. When I was in BOY scouts, we had a chick box for summer camp. Even us young strong and DUMB kids thought it was a little heavy for hike in trips :shock:
Well done.
by fordwannabe
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Jay, I also have an 1886 that has been rebooted. It was originally a 40-65 and somebody had it rebored loong ago to 45-70. As you said, it is a shooter. I also have Mainehunter’s Marlin that was rebored to 35/30-30. I got This with it this year. 8619E355-E49B-4F1B-A225-1B57EE14A308.jpeg I really lik...
by fordwannabe
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Jack it’s for an old lever action 22. You can see the funnel where someone was cleaning from the bore and it’s a takedown AARRG
by fordwannabe
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Anybody have any experience with having a rifle reclined? I am looking for a gunsmith who can do it and how did it work out for you? Thanks
by fordwannabe
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

It was like Christmas here today. I went to the range and shot for about 2.5 hours all by myself, thank you very much. I thought about what Mr. 32-20 had said about the Lyman 311008 and was looking on the interweb for a good price on one. Ahh I can do that after I cut the grass. Went to the shed for...
by fordwannabe
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Roomi

SACRILEGE! Though I do have to pay attention as lots of my 25-20 is headstamped 32-20.
by fordwannabe
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

I’ll give ya my 32-20’s but whatcha gonna shoot em in?🤓
by fordwannabe
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Well if this nursing thing doesn’t work out for me aI can play at mechanic. Dam what a day. Yesterday afternoon Mrs fwb calls and says the charging system light is on. She is running late for work A NORMAL SITUATION for her so she can’t turn around and come get my truck noooo that would be easy. So ...
by fordwannabe
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Thank you Jack. I will test 10 each 4.5 4.7 4.9 and 5.0
by fordwannabe
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Oh Mr32-20 if you were gonna load for a 1890 model 1873 rifle using 110 grain rnfp what do you think you would load for a medium velocity load?
Bastard that I am!
by fordwannabe
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Hey wait!
by fordwannabe
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

My 218 has a lever was made by Marlin AAANNDD has SiX’s DNA on it. Ha.
by fordwannabe
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Ha Gunny, I see your 2 25-20’s and a 218 Bee and raise you 2 32-20’s. And a 32 long! Most funnerist
by fordwannabe
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Jack it looks pretty shiney to me. DOM 1890. It has some issues but the bore ain’t one Of them.
I started with a square deal B in 44 mag. Had super Blackhawk knuckle busting son of a sea cook, a Redhawk, and a Marlin. Needed production.
by fordwannabe
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

On a side note all this talk about 32-20’s made me get my 1873 out and order the finger lever spring I need and I have brass in the tumbler sooooo I will be loading some 32-20 here shortly. Gunny next time you are in the area the sheetz in Bethel is about a mile from my gunclub and we can cure that ...
by fordwannabe
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

I have had a Dillon since 1988. Still use a rock chucker for small batches but this winter I did volume loading in 40 smith and 45 ACP. During the no travel to work time(saves 2-2.5 hours a day) I have been loading a lot of small batches for testing. I also used my Paco Kelly 22 accurizer to try and...
by fordwannabe
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1892
Replies: 6
Views: 547

Re: Marlin 1892

I am a bit t of a Marlin rimfire fan. I have 1892, 1897, 39, and 39-A and the model 57 he showed.I loved the article but was tearing up when I remembered letting a Mountie go.
by fordwannabe
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just a sittin here and browsing for my next gun. need advice
Replies: 16
Views: 801

Re: Just a sittin here and browsing for my next gun. need advice

Inhave three semi auto 22 pistols a Ruger heavy barrel, my paternal Grandfathers High Standard, and my Maternal Grandmother’s High Standard Model “A”( Inhave a Fiayla also but it ain’t semi) of the three I regularly shoot the Ruger with and without a suppressor. If I was gonna get another semi 22, i...
by fordwannabe
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

I have some cast boolits in 377. They are rnfp but you are welcome to a bunch. I even has a mold for said same if you want to borrow it.
by fordwannabe
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Sorry to hear that Jay. My gunsmiths day job feels they are essential also and if someone feels sick use your sick days first, seems to be the response. Some businesses don’t treat their people right then wonder why there isn’t much loyalty to the brand.
by fordwannabe
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Well we are being told that we are going to be working from home until May at least. I believe you guys are correct and we ain’t seen nothin yet. STAY THE FIRETRUCK HOME. On another note, after the work I did to the mustang last week, I have ordered parts for the wife’s king ranch, a tie rod end for...
by fordwannabe
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

The old adage is if a 30-06 won’t shoot 165-168 grain bullet with 57 grains of 4064 you need a new gun.
by fordwannabe
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

As most of you know my county in Pennsylvania is on the stay in your house list-but what I am sure Governor hypocrit ( oh you didn’t hear when he shut down all non essential businesses in the state unless they are life saving he gave his own company an exception as it is essential.....they make kitc...
by fordwannabe
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

IRe: The Gun Room

Do you know why the 1918 flu killed a higher percentage of younger people?! In 1898 ish as the records aren’t nearly as detailed as they are now there was another influenza outbreak and the old people of 1918 had antibodies in their systems from surviving the previous outbreak. So in 1918 people 20 ...
by fordwannabe
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now This Appears to be Even More Scary
Replies: 10
Views: 662

Re: Now This Appears to be Even More Scary

Ray, normally I am not tin foil hat kinda guy but in this case I see too many places te story doesn’t fit and the Chicom’s responses and theories are uhmm nonthruths.
by fordwannabe
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now This Appears to be Even More Scary
Replies: 10
Views: 662

Re: Now This Appears to be Even More Scary

Anybody remember all the protesting that was going on in China right before the first inkling of a virus? Funny how that stopped. The story about the bat being the beginning of this virus has more holes than the backstop at my gun club. Total bravo Sierra. AND now they are saying the Chinese are giv...
by fordwannabe
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Jay, they are all very cool. The short rifle is stunning.
by fordwannabe
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

My county is going on lockdown at 2000 tonight until April 6
by fordwannabe
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Ruger says Hello to Gunnymack’s girls.
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by fordwannabe
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

OS not only do I know what a lobstapot is I know what a lobsta pound is too. Smart ain’t I? I also have a former F-I-L who wouldn’t eat lobsta because that’s poor people food. I can afford chicken legs😳. I delivered to Ox-Yoke on occasion. You know those pretty patches that you assume were cut on so...
by fordwannabe
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

OS as soon as I saw that picture I said Cadillac Mt. But I didn’t check in today. We had LOTS of reports of Clovid 19’testing on nursing home residents over the last two days Milo was right up the road from me and Mrs fwb #1. This is no Pelosi. We went to get her truck inspected in Milo and when we ...
by fordwannabe
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crisis Averted
Replies: 10
Views: 428

Re: Crisis Averted

Chuckle, nothing. Mrs fordwannabe asked me what was so funny I was laughing out loud. That made my day.
by fordwannabe
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

My family moves to Pennsylvania decades ago and my Dad said that f you want me to keep paying college tuition you are making bing too. My heart ❤️ s still in the Deer Lodge valley though.
by fordwannabe
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

You mean WAAAAy over there by North Dakota. Hel is that even still Montana? :roll: I grew up on the western side of the state.
by fordwannabe
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: See you guys later....I'm retiring and building a mansion....
Replies: 17
Views: 836

Re: See you guys later....I'm retiring and building a mansion....

WOW DOC what an opportunity! Do people really fall that anymore?
by fordwannabe
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

A Henry rifle we had cerakoted for a friend’s 11! Year old daughter. 7BD45C05-6214-48B5-98E5-4B6867E23E0A.jpeg BB28144F-E92A-41B3-B4CF-B9C9D8DBB864.jpeg 1E75AA72-BA79-4A0F-9D78-90A4A3CF8BA9.jpeg Jack it is a spray on baked on coating that contains a percentage of ceramic particles. Pretty tough This...
by fordwannabe
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happens during LockDown at my house
Replies: 21
Views: 1074

Re: What happens during LockDown at my house

I haven’t put any guns together but I have swapped some scopes ect and made a few hundreds of these in 358,430, and 460
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by fordwannabe
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kudos to Henry repeating arm
Replies: 1
Views: 263

Kudos to Henry repeating arm

Went to the range on Sunday for a little 22 mag time. I had swapped some scopes around and needed to sight in the new scope. Started having feeding issues looked things over and the mag spring and follower were gone. RATs. Tried gunparts Corp closed, Brownell’s didn’t have the parts(or I couldn’t fi...
by fordwannabe
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

Wel working from home again this week AND SIX’s tax dollars being put to good use our computers are down.
by fordwannabe
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strange days
Replies: 18
Views: 598

Re: Strange days

A step Dad is someone who choose’s to be your kids Dad.
Well done sir. And ain’t it amazing how much smarter WE get as THEY get older🤗 They do hear what you say while raising them, even if they don’t listen.
by fordwannabe
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin Model 336 "Dark"
Replies: 10
Views: 369

Re: Marlin Model 336 "Dark"

I held both the marlin dark series and the henrybversionn at the great American outdoor show in a Harrisburg. Both had quit a crowd. Remember today’s 20’s and 30 year olds did have John Wayne, Gene, and Lucas. They had Rambo, Steven Segal, and Bruce Willis in a tower. A buddy of mine at work who is ...
by fordwannabe
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB in PA Marlin 39A mag tube (pre-75)
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Re: WTB in PA Marlin 39A mag tube (pre-75)

Tom, did you try Dave Keefers?
by fordwannabe
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Social Distancing = Reload Bench time
Replies: 16
Views: 416

Re: Social Distancing = Reload Bench time

Well after today’s range session no real winners but a trend. Both bullet types did much better at 12.0 grains of 2400 than the higher charges. I was using 50/50 pure and we so my alloy may have been too soft. At 50 yards anything from a beer canup is as in trouble with any of the six loads buuut I ...
by fordwannabe
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Social Distancing = Reload Bench time
Replies: 16
Views: 416

Re: Social Distancing = Reload Bench time

Well by this time tomorrow I will have more information for you. I was at the loading bench tonight and was loading cast bullets from a new Mihec mold for my Marlin 1894 in 357. I loaded 10 hollowpoint each with 12.0, 2.5, 13.0, and 13.5 of 2400. I also loaded 10 each of the rnfp from the same mold ...
by fordwannabe
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So long “Gambler”
Replies: 12
Views: 410

Re: So long “Gambler”

Before my Dad passed away in 2001 he had private time with each of his kids. During my time he made me promise two things one had to do with the windows in their cottage and the other was to make sure Mom got to see Kenny Rogers. Dad had been promising Mom for years they would go but work always got...
by fordwannabe
Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So long “Gambler”
Replies: 12
Views: 410

Re: So long “Gambler”

My ALL TIME favorite was coward of the county. A fella named Tommy who tried to be peaceful but when pushed turned into a badass. Hmmm sounds familiar.
by fordwannabe
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

It may not be a national shutdown but I believe Panis going to announce one this weekend. No inside information just a gut feeling from some of the questions they are asking us at work.
by fordwannabe
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So long “Gambler”
Replies: 12
Views: 410

So long “Gambler”

Kenny Rogers stopped the music last night at the age of 81. I have spent many many hours over the past 45 years enjoying his singing. The songs live on even if he doesn’t. So long “Gambler”
by fordwannabe
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3460
Views: 50774

Re: The Gun Room

However, Gunny bear meat is pretty tasty and as long as they are walking around they don’t need refrigerated :shock: