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by 308magtip
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1873 help
Replies: 8
Views: 489

Re: Winchester 1873 help

Did you try Bob Enck over in Myerstown at Enck's Gun Barn? He is big into the cowboy shooting and was always a trusted quality gunsmith.Also have a topnotch gunsmith down here in Reamstown. Clay Yount .Won't hurt to try..
by 308magtip
Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Superman Jams a 1911....
Replies: 8
Views: 425

Re: Superman Jams a 1911....

SIXGUN Guess during our highschool days we lived not to far apart.Here I grew up in Ephrata,Pa. The school had one of the finest rifle teams in the county.Real .22's firing short target ammo.Hunted many a day right after school once football was over with teachers.All us guys carried a barlow pocket...
by 308magtip
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Animal Cruelty
Replies: 36
Views: 1671

Re: Animal Cruelty

Had a Chesapeak Bay Retriver.On a day like today sleet,freezing rain and snow he would lay outside of his shelter on his back and get covered with snow.Summer he was miserable unless we had him at the creek.His hair was so thick you could not see skin.Come summer he would shed a bushel basket full.I...
by 308magtip
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the allure of "tactical"?
Replies: 40
Views: 1141

Re: What's the allure of "tactical"?

Went to the range one day with a club member who did tactial shooting.he had his 15 or so 9mm cap glock and I my 1911 in 45 acp 7 shot.We set up at 5 to 25 yds and he was showing me the double tap game.I ask him to try this.We stood side by side and I said start by engaging the 5 yd target,we had ou...
by 308magtip
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sis Was The LAST Person In The World I Thought Would Buy One
Replies: 20
Views: 972

Re: Sis Was The LAST Person In The World I Thought Would Buy One

Good For Her!! This from some police friends both active and retired.Slides are great for intiadation,but wheels never jam.If it was a shots fire call the pumpshot gun was first choice.Bar owner I new during my late teens early 20s had a "coach" under the bar.most well behaved and fun joint in town.
by 308magtip
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now I understand the Gillett controversy
Replies: 10
Views: 652

Re: Now I understand the Gillett controversy

They stopped making the best razor ever.The double edge adjustable and super stainless blades.Seen used recon ones on e-bay but wont spend the $$.
by 308magtip
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: African Soldier Sues British Army Over Cold Weather
Replies: 21
Views: 1011

Re: African Soldier Sues British Army Over Cold Weather

Tank Hill Ft Jackson SC 1964.What was blacktop?Allit seems we had were sand when dry and mud when wet roads to run and march on.
by 308magtip
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did you here the one about the 59 year old college student?
Replies: 21
Views: 937

Re: Did you here the one about the 59 year old college student?

" Don't let the Old Bastards Wear You Down"
by 308magtip
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My new to me 16 ga SxS
Replies: 22
Views: 912

Re: My new to me 16 ga SxS

Nice SxS.Had my L C Smith to a pheasant shooting preserve yesterday.First time in over 10 years .I got so use to single trigger long guns my finger almost without thought went for the rear trigger and FC left barrel.I had to restock it bgecause the previous owner was short and cut the stock down.Had...
by 308magtip
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Army/Navy Game This Year
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Re: Army/Navy Game This Year

Read and listen to Gen McGarther's fairwell to the West Point cadets. Maybe a different reguard for our men and women in uniform.
by 308magtip
Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone else remember this bullet?
Replies: 8
Views: 759

Re: Anyone else remember this bullet?

Talk about grungy lube.I have a couple hundred .30 cal flatnose gaschech bullets I load for my H & R singleshot 30.30.They were lubed with old RR steam engine grease .Cast from wheelweights with a little extra old lead pipe to soften them.XMP5744,a small amount of fish tank filter material as a fill...
by 308magtip
Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What y'all payin' for gas?
Replies: 57
Views: 2055

Re: What y'all payin' for gas?

In southeast Pa it depends on how the wind blows.In Lancaster Co anywhere from 2.58 to 2.78.Sheetz has an 88 octane which is for flex fuel vehicles after 2003. It is at least 15% ethanol and sell for .20 cents less than 10% ethonal.NON ethonal gasoline is generally in the 3.00$ range. One reason foo...
by 308magtip
Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pull thru bore cable or push thru rod?
Replies: 24
Views: 879

Pull thru bore cable or push thru rod?

Age old million $$ question.Which is better for general purpose cleaning on well maintained rifle barrels? A pull thru dropped down the breach with brush/patch attachments cleaning from breach to muzzle? A stiff rod with some kind of a rod guide from muzzle to breach? In the Army I had to clean my M...
by 308magtip
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1904 winchester 32 special
Replies: 13
Views: 1120

Re: 1904 winchester 32 special

guess I am one of the not so perfect people.i stand corrected.8 sided is correct.
by 308magtip
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1904 winchester 32 special
Replies: 13
Views: 1120

Re: 1904 winchester 32 special

My late uncle had a Winchester Model 1894 with a cresent buttplate,sadle ring,and what may have been a 30" 6 sided barrel in cal 32.40.This was the sweetest shooting rifle I ever had the chance to shoot.I had it appraised in the mid 80's and was offered $2,000 for it.Sadly it was reserved for my bro...
by 308magtip
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Look at it this way!!
Replies: 9
Views: 716

Look at it this way!!

There are 3 boxes. The ballot box,the jury box,and the cartridge box. We go to the polling place to cast our ballot for the lesser of 2 or 3 now or soon to be dishonest persons.later we get a notice to sit in the jury box to maybe pass judgement on someone we checked on the paper we put in the ballo...
by 308magtip
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A different I thought I was done
Replies: 49
Views: 2144

Re: A different I thought I was done

get him up to Pheasant Valley farms for good training.Friend of mine had his English Setter ther and they did wonders.$ of us from Denver area have a hunt/shoot set up in Dec.Hope it isn't to cold and windy.
by 308magtip
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a picture! Lever deer hunters circa 1945
Replies: 22
Views: 1506

Re: What a picture! Lever deer hunters circa 1945

looks like the crew I hunted together with in Clinton County Pa.We would pitch a GP small Army tent Friday after Thanksgiving,do some scouting and make camp visits,have breakfast at the "Y" in Renova the hunt most of the weekon the Shinglebranch and Sommerson Mountain back the left branch o f the Yo...
by 308magtip
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun oil.This is no joke
Replies: 14
Views: 1472

Re: Gun oil.This is no joke

There is an ISP called outdoorsunlimited. They have much of the latest local,state,and federal hunting and fishing good and bad news.I use it for my home page.
by 308magtip
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun oil.This is no joke
Replies: 14
Views: 1472

Gun oil.This is no joke

In New Jersey or Maryland,don't remember which they are both well you know,the anti gunners are claiming is a device to make bolt action rifles shoot faster. Turns out it is plain old gun oil or gun lube.Since it reduces friction you can work the action supposedly faster than gun maker intended.Read...
by 308magtip
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sell your coat and buy a sword
Replies: 3
Views: 546

sell your coat and buy a sword

Several years ago I bought a paperback version of this book at a Gander Mountain store.Lost it/loaned it but is now gone.Anyone ever read it or know the writer?
by 308magtip
Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22LR steel animal shoot
Replies: 6
Views: 791

Re: .22LR steel animal shoot

I have a few pics of the steel shoot today.They are on my e-mail.Anyone help to get them posted on this subject??
by 308magtip
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22LR steel animal shoot
Replies: 6
Views: 791

Re: .22LR steel animal shoot

We used to hold 3D archery shoots.After awhile the same person gets stuck with all the work and then just quits.I ran the rifle range for several years,balloon shoots with deer rifles and running deer shoots also but there again intrest stops.At least with this type shoot new shooters can hear the h...
by 308magtip
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22LR steel animal shoot
Replies: 6
Views: 791

.22LR steel animal shoot

Bring your any age,action,sighted .22LR to our clubs monthly shoot.We shoo 20 targets from 40yds to 100yds from the offhand position.Youngsters not able will be accomadated to shoot from sandbag rest while sitting.This is a for fun and bragging rights shoot.The club is located at 180 Forest Rd.betwe...
by 308magtip
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leaves of three, leave it be ...
Replies: 12
Views: 1026

Re: Leaves of three, leave it be ...

Farmer neighbor told me the sure way is to wait until all the leaves on any vine type plant have dropped for the fall.Then cut the stem at ground level and spray the stump with a special herbicide that kills vines.This way the poison will be carried down into the roots andkill it from the source.bes...
by 308magtip
Wed May 23, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&R Firing Pin
Replies: 5
Views: 627

Re: H&R Firing Pin

Thanks..Fordwannabe.. Saw a convoy of Fords in age from pre WW2 up to the middle 60's Mustang s going thru Denver,Pa yesterday.Really greay looking cars.As we used to say"Chickmobiles" Maybe seeyou at the Northern Lancaster clubs steel shoot.Let me know and I'll send directions.We had a good turnout...
by 308magtip
Wed May 23, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&R Firing Pin
Replies: 5
Views: 627

H&R Firing Pin

I picked up a H&R PAL single shot bolt action .22 for my grandson to use at the steel shoots.The gun is very accurate and he can hit rams at 100yds resting on sandbags.I need help finding a new firing pin for this oldie.The orginal was worn and slightly rounded so we squared it up for better contact...
by 308magtip
Wed May 16, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday 308magtip & Ysable Kid.
Replies: 11
Views: 861

Re: Happy Birthday 308magtip & Ysable Kid.

Thanks for all the Happy Birthday well wishes.For anyone close to northern Lancaster county,Pa we have our monthly steel shoot for .22 LR any type of gun this Sunday 5/20/18 from 9am till 1300pm.
by 308magtip
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CWD in PA
Replies: 4
Views: 563

Re: CWD in PA

Pa has a lot of deer farms.Mostly on small ,less than 10 acre plots,with way to many deer penned in.Since there is no double fencing required ,deer do what deer do in the fall.Namley wild deer nuzzle up to sick penned up deer and spread it to the wild herd.Deer farms are controlled by the dept of ag...
by 308magtip
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Complete and total morons
Replies: 8
Views: 834

Re: Complete and total morons

Fordwannabe,I totally agree with you.How about the new CWD area in the 3 county area?
by 308magtip
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CWD in PA
Replies: 4
Views: 563

CWD in PA

Any deer hunters shooting deer in Pa this fall or anyone picking up a road kill deer,which is legal,please check the regs on transporting the carcass.CWD caused a DMA4 to be made in northern Lancaster,Berks,and Lebanon counties.This takes in a lot of state game lands.Please check regulations.
by 308magtip
Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thompson Center..did not realize!
Replies: 20
Views: 1777

Re: Thompson Center..did not realize!

Check regs for excate dates.Pa has a late season statewide flintkock ignition only starting day after Christmas and runs till middle of Jan.You are allowed orginal sights and also peepsights.Some talk about allowing red dot but scopes or any sight which will magnify.Pa has an early statewide muzzlel...
by 308magtip
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First .32 Winchester Special
Replies: 19
Views: 1535

Re: First .32 Winchester Special

Was safekeeping my inlaws Mod 64 in .32 win spcl till I offered him the market $$ for it.I never handloaded for it but in 2003 at an old hardware store having a public sale inventory reduction I picked up 8 yes 8 boxes of Remington 170gr .32 win spcl cartridge for $2 a box.This rifle with the correc...
by 308magtip
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: America's Oldest Hardware Store Closing...
Replies: 14
Views: 1579

Re: America's Oldest Hardware Store Closing...

Grew up in northern Lancaster county,pa.remember several of those old time stores including a mom and pop grocery store almost one in each block in town.There is one really good hardware store that has a nick name "if Paul B don't have it,they don't make it".Name of the store id Paul B.Zimmerman.Lik...
by 308magtip
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Redfield sight part needed
Replies: 3
Views: 481

Re: Redfield sight part needed

I have a peepsight almost like that one except the elevation adjustment arch is locked by a lever.It is mounted on an old Ranger singleshot .22 the gundon't look like much but the bore is clean and the crown is true.It is a reel good shooter.
by 308magtip
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JUST A REMINDER
Replies: 0
Views: 660

JUST A REMINDER

The Northern Lancaster County club I posted before is having their last steel shoot for .22 rimfires Sunday 10/15/17 for this year.Cost is $5.00 for 20 targets.Start time is 0900 hrs and runs till 1300 hrs unless we have more shooters.Best directions can come from Google Earth.Type in 180 Forest Rd....
by 308magtip
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last shoot of the year
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Re: Last shoot of the year

Siorry I forgot the address..Google this 180 Forest rd.Denver,Pa 17517 and you should be ok....
by 308magtip
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last shoot of the year
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Last shoot of the year

The Northern Lancaster County Fish and Game Protective Assn.will be holding the last steel animal shoot on Sunday Oct.15th,2017 from 0900am till 1pm or longer if we have shooters. .This event is open to the public and all ages can shoot.We shoot 5 targets at 40yds,50yds,80yds,and 100yds.Any young sh...
by 308magtip
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win Mod 88 favorite loads
Replies: 3
Views: 462

Win Mod 88 favorite loads

Anyone have pet loads with 150 grain bullets for their Winchester Mod 88's ?
by 308magtip
Sat Sep 30, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying Other People's Handloads
Replies: 34
Views: 1528

Re: Buying Other People's Handloads

Be careful on bullets for 9mm and 38/357.Got a bag of fmj bullets for 38 plinking loads marked 38.When I loaded them into 38 cases something did not seem right.Stopped after only 5 and miked the bullets.Sure enough they were for 9mm not 38.These from a dealer who rebagged 5000 rd boxes into 100 rd b...
by 308magtip
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pics from cell phone to this site
Replies: 3
Views: 359

pics from cell phone to this site

I use a flip type cellphone.Have some nice pics of my Mod 88 would like to post.How do I get them from cell to this site??
by 308magtip
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Two 22 lr ammo questions
Replies: 24
Views: 1343

Re: Two 22 lr ammo questions

federal auto comp is also dirty.won't run my 10/22.Browning PRF is very good.Seems like the hot seller right now is CCI in any form but subsonic.Many older .22's are caked with the old wax lube and powder at the bolt face and the extractor groves in the breach face that the firing pin won't give a h...
by 308magtip
Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 Winchester Special Model '94
Replies: 20
Views: 1045

Re: .32 Winchester Special Model '94

I have a Win Mod 64 in .32 win spcl cal.Tried several factory loads and all in 170 grain were good ,some a little better but not enough to use only that brand.Worse ones were the Hornady Leverevolution with the soft tip.Federals were the best with Rem and Win tied for the same groups.Tried handloadi...
by 308magtip
Tue Sep 26, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1919 model 94 range report
Replies: 19
Views: 887

Re: 1919 model 94 range report

How about an 1894,full oct barrel,cresent steel buttplate,and in 32.40 cal.Had one for awhile but had to give it to my brother as he was the person who inherted it.Smooth as silk action and super accurate.
by 308magtip
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steel .22 shoot
Replies: 3
Views: 548

Re: Steel .22 shoot

Scopes,iron sights,peep sights ,no sights if you wish.Young kids who cannot quite hold a gun to shoot offhand will be setup on a chair with a sandbag to rest the rifle on.Once they hit steel and it dings and falls they are into shooting.
by 308magtip
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found the Camillus Barlow 51
Replies: 31
Views: 3691

Re: Found the Camillus Barlow 51

Blade shape looks identical to the Booker Tree Brand barlow I bought 30 plus years ago.Also I have a Camilis Barlow with a spear or rounded main blade.The old hardware stoe had 4 in the orginal factory box of 6 and I bought all for for $3.75 each.Kept one and gave one to ea of my boys and one to the...
by 308magtip
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steel .22 shoot
Replies: 3
Views: 548

Steel .22 shoot

Just a reminder.For a fun morning,the Northern Lancaster County Fish and Game Protective Assn.holds steel silhoet shoots every third Sunday from 9am till 1pm or longer if there are enough shooters.There is no limit on the type or action of rifle.Cal is limited to .22 long rifle ammo as a max.We shoo...
by 308magtip
Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: eastern,Pa
Replies: 2
Views: 452

Re: eastern,Pa

I am right over the mountain in Stevens Lancaster co.I shoot .22's at steel animals the third Sunday April thru Oct at the Northern Lancaster co Fish and Game.$5.00 for 20 targets 40 yds to 100 yds.See you there,ask for Tony..
by 308magtip
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: eastern,Pa
Replies: 2
Views: 452

eastern,Pa

Anyone here from Pa east of the Susquehanna River and South of I-80 ?
by 308magtip
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who shoots after Cataract Surgery? Advice, Please
Replies: 15
Views: 1651

Re: Who shoots after Cataract Surgery? Advice, Please

Had both eyes done so I did not need glasses to drive.One eye corrected to 20/25 and other to 20/30.This is because of stigytisims.Please have a long talk with your dr about all aspects of before and after.Follow the after surgery directions to a tee.I can see better at nite without my glasses becau...