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by 308magtip
Sat May 21, 2022 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To:308magtip & Ysabel Kid
Replies: 5
Views: 73

Re: Happy Birthday To:308magtip & Ysabel Kid

Thanks for all the Happy Birthday thoughts.Big double 7 now. First one without the wife .. She looks down from the big range in the sky.At times I feel she is saying " NO not that". 52 years we did it all together. She was good with her Ruger MK1 and with my M1 garand.Giuys at the range would laugh ...
by 308magtip
Mon May 02, 2022 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: rebarrel a win mod 88
Replies: 15
Views: 458

rebarrel a win mod 88

any one have any info on cost to change a win 88 from .308 to .243?
by 308magtip
Fri Apr 29, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mom has gone home to our Lord
Replies: 45
Views: 752

Re: Mom has gone home to our Lord

Like standing on the dock when the ship crosses over the horizo"there she goes".But someone is standing on the other side saying"here she comes".
by 308magtip
Wed Mar 23, 2022 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old 1930's-40's peep sight
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: old 1930's-40's peep sight

found the sight.It is a Marlin mod 12R 80-81 22 cal and the lever locks the windage not the elevation
by 308magtip
Wed Mar 23, 2022 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old 1930's-40's peep sight
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: old 1930's-40's peep sight

on mime the elevation slide is curved or cam shaped Locks with a lever.
by 308magtip
Sun Mar 20, 2022 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old 1930's-40's peep sight
Replies: 3
Views: 277

old 1930's-40's peep sight

years ago I picked up a Ranger M 34 single shot .22 Yea this is a bolt not a lever but I need some info. It has an old type rear peep sight with a lever to lock the elevation adjustment in place. This is a very accurate shooter in the condition it is in worth maybe $200 plus. Would like any info on ...
by 308magtip
Mon Feb 28, 2022 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 88
Replies: 2
Views: 329

Re: Winchester 88

I put a set of all steel redfield peepsights on mine and point of impact only changes depending on me the shooter.I remember the Savage 99,s would climb in elevation if they were shot to fast but would return to cold setting ..
by 308magtip
Mon Feb 21, 2022 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Williams Foolproof on a Winchester 71
Replies: 4
Views: 271

Re: Williams Foolproof on a Winchester 71

Try finding an all steel period correct Redfield oy Lyman peepsight.Older Lyman reloading manuals had sights in the last section. I found a collector here in eastern Pa that has many old but sometimes still new in the box Redfield sights. My Win 64 and Win 88 both wear Redfield's and never had ant t...
by 308magtip
Sun Feb 06, 2022 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well, here it is...the truth
Replies: 15
Views: 840

Re: Well, here it is...the truth

How many "not allowed to own a firearm" are on this list? Bet you have more fingers and toes....
by 308magtip
Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Cold is it?
Replies: 17
Views: 1164

Re: How Cold is it?

In 1965 I rode the cable car to the top of Germany's Zugspits the highest mountain in Germany.$ wonderful days in Garmish.
by 308magtip
Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Natchez has Federal .22 LR for .09 cents a round
Replies: 9
Views: 713

Re: Natchez has Federal .22 LR for .09 cents a round

Federal Auto was the only .22 lr ammo that would NOT run my Ruger 10/22.Works fine in my old Ruger auto loader.
by 308magtip
Sat Jan 08, 2022 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found a good cast load for the 1894 Winchester .32-40
Replies: 8
Views: 1502

Re: Found a good cast load for the 1894 Winchester .32-40

<t>Years back my uncle passed on to forever good hunting grounds and left in my care his 1894 in 32.40. This one had a full octgan barrel and was a takedown model.Found out later that his dad bought it from a man who was just drafted in WW2 and swore he would never come home. Both he and my uncle ca...
by 308magtip
Tue Nov 23, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Said Good Bye for now to my best shooting partner
Replies: 25
Views: 1503

Re: Said Good Bye for now to my best shooting partner

Thanks to all for the kind words. MAGTIP
by 308magtip
Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Said Good Bye for now to my best shooting partner
Replies: 25
Views: 1503

Said Good Bye for now to my best shooting partner

Sat No13th my wife of 51 yrs passed on to the Range In The Sky. Best 52 years of my life.We met Nov 1969 married July 1970. Will join her someday..
by 308magtip
Tue Nov 09, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win Mod 12 safety question
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Re: Win Mod 12 safety question

Gunny
I gave my son my 37 with a deerslayer barrell.He is a lefty. The 37 had a conversion kit to change from righjt to left.I had my gunsmith change it.No drilling just remove rt side and install left side.They are not interchangeable sort of like tail lights on new pickups now days
by 308magtip
Tue Nov 09, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: True velocity Ammo
Replies: 1
Views: 367

True velocity Ammo

Has anyone had any experiences with this new plastic case ammo?
by 308magtip
Mon Oct 11, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mossberg Gun Parts
Replies: 1
Views: 397

Mossberg Gun Parts

Anyone needing Mossberg or parts interchangeable with Mossbergs Halvin Sales is the first place to look. Very good experences with them..
by 308magtip
Sun Aug 29, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 64A
Replies: 17
Views: 1104

Re: Winchester 64A

Per website Old guns.net my win model 64 in .32 win spcl was made in 1935. If there is a more complete site let me know as I have 2 more pre 64 Mod 70's I want to check.
by 308magtip
Fri Aug 27, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 64A
Replies: 17
Views: 1104

Re: Winchester 64A

Mine is SN 1,097,928. DOM?
by 308magtip
Mon Aug 09, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 in 32 spl.
Replies: 69
Views: 3436

Re: Winchester 94 in 32 spl.

My .32 spl. is a Win Mod 64. It wears Redfield peep sights will shoot winchester,Rem,and federal ammo with 170gr bullets almost to the same point of impact.tried hand loading with a lee loader but results were much better with factory ammo.Never killed a deer with it but at running deer target shoot...
by 308magtip
Mon Jun 28, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage Winchesters from CDNN
Replies: 21
Views: 1503

Re: Vintage Winchesters from CDNN

When I read your topic first time I should of had mt cheaters on.Looked like you guys were talking Mod 64 Winchesters not post or pre m64's. I inherted 2 pre 1964's one a mod 64 in .32 win spcl with a period correct Redfield peep and the othe a mod 70 feather weight in .270 win cal. Never handloaded...
by 308magtip
Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Post Office Scam
Replies: 7
Views: 543

Post Office Scam

Got an e-maill the other day supposed to be from the USPS claiming they had a package to deliver to me but needed more info.Looking over the e-mail the tracking number did not look legit. I printed it and took it to my local post office.Clerk said it is a scam and the letters/numbers used to make up...
by 308magtip
Wed Jun 16, 2021 6:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little Humor
Replies: 4
Views: 436

A little Humor

A week ago after a short range session,I cleaned and put away the rifle .Locked next to it was also the ammo. At the range I thought I did a detailed job on teaching the rifle on how to "load itself" in case it needed to defend the house when I was not home. Guess I failed or did not have one of unk...
by 308magtip
Sun May 30, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Troopers complaining
Replies: 12
Views: 1213

Re: Troopers complaining

Reminds me of basic training oct nad Nov of 1964 at Ft Jackson,SC.We were issues M-14 rifles.When it came time to qualify we did so on the "trainfire" range with pop-up mtargets from 25 meters out to 350 meters. The NCO said just spraying dirt from a low miss onto the target will not make it fall.So...
by 308magtip
Sun May 09, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Monthly Steel Shoot
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Monthly Steel Shoot

May 16th Northern Lancaster County Fish and Game will be holding the monthly steel shoot for .22 rimfire and also the trap houses will be open.These shoots ate open to the public.Also breakfast will be available in the clubhouse. Club location 108 Forest Rd Denver,Pa. These shoots are fun shoots and...
by 308magtip
Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: American Rifleman May issue page 8
Replies: 1
Views: 476

Re: American Rifleman May issue page 8

Sorry should be page 12 and continued on page 81
by 308magtip
Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: American Rifleman May issue page 8
Replies: 1
Views: 476

American Rifleman May issue page 8

Very good article about one man not allowed to own a gun and what he did and where he should be now.
by 308magtip
Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Slick Feeding is your Winchester Model 88
Replies: 13
Views: 1506

Re: How Slick Feeding is your Winchester Model 88

what an "88" is ,is a bolt gun worked by a lever.Slow feed a regular turnbolt OK. NEVER slow feed a LEVER. My 88 is same way.
by 308magtip
Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you don't believe in God...
Replies: 12
Views: 1197

Re: If you don't believe in God...

Many get evolution and adaptaion mixed up.Evolving to me means the world did not change and only living thigs did. With normal earth changes,living things had to adapt or perish.Sort of like deciding to move to a warmer climate...
by 308magtip
Mon Mar 08, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .50-70 Gov't question
Replies: 26
Views: 3037

Re: .50-70 Gov't question

I used XMP5744 in 45-70 with a very small amount on fish tank filter floss to keep powder positioned aganist primer. When I would shoot I always saw a round ring of burning floss exit after bullet.Not sure of charge weight since I sold the Custer era trapdoor carbine to a collector friend.There were...
by 308magtip
Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: steel shoots for 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 401

Re: steel shoots for 2021

The chemistry teacher I had in high school was one of the charter members of this club.he was also the rifle team coach. Most of the shooters he coached could shoot a score of 98 plus,and most of them would score 100,10x in matches. For some unknown reason when the new jr,sr high school was opened i...
by 308magtip
Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: steel shoots for 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 401

Re: steel shoots for 2021

Thanks for the comment Gamekeeper. There was a time when all the schools had a rifle team.Guns were real .22's with target sights and all. Never heard of an accident, or anyone getting hurt in that sport.
by 308magtip
Sat Feb 06, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: steel shoots for 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 401

steel shoots for 2021

The Northern Lancaster County Game and Fish Protective Assn will be holding their steel silhouette shoots for .22 rimfire on the 3rd Sunday of the month starting in April till October. Start time is 9am till 1pm.The club house will be open for breakfast. Also the traps will be open for practice shoo...
by 308magtip
Mon Dec 28, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ithaca 37 deerslayer sights
Replies: 5
Views: 944

Ithaca 37 deerslayer sights

Gave my son my old 37 deerslayer. Has the orginal front and rear sights. Anyone know of available replacement sights better than the notch and bead? I know this ain't a pumpshot gun site but I could not find any info except " not/out ,nolonger made" on many websites.
by 308magtip
Thu Dec 24, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Struck oil.
Replies: 33
Views: 2496

Re: Struck oil.

I worked PT in an old Sinclair station and the propritor had a rack made on which we would lay the empty oil cans on their side and thw oil would drain out and run down the troughs into a 2 gal can.When the steek cans went to paper didnt get as much cause they drained better.Had a 6 pack carrier for...
by 308magtip
Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: winchester model 88
Replies: 26
Views: 6843

Re: winchester model 88

I found period correct Redfield peep sights for mine and 3 shot grops went to dime size at 50yds.You can only hit what you can see.Been using magtips,silvertips and staying away from max loads.All 150 gr bullets.Always make sure of your first shot from a cold clean barrel,all others after that i fee...
by 308magtip
Sat Dec 05, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?
Replies: 44
Views: 7368

Re: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?

Antone have a Win mod 64 in 32 spcl? I received mine from dad-inlaw 20 yrs ago. Just came from a gunshop and saw there were .32 spcl in Rem,Fed and Win. $22 a box but limited to any 2 boxes mix or match cal. Ammo is out ther just spend time crusing the gunshops and you will h patdirt.
by 308magtip
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage mod 24-A
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

Re: Savage mod 24-A

Thanks for the savage24.com site..
by 308magtip
Sun Sep 27, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage mod 24-A
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

Re: Savage mod 24-A

I been thinking that same route.Will need to have my gunsmith do some of his TLC on the old girl.I have neither the proper tools or the time.
by 308magtip
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 99 Tang safety disassembly
Replies: 9
Views: 1349

Re: Savage 99 Tang safety disassembly

Lucky to have a great gunsmith here in Reamstown,Pa not far from Womelsdorf.Clay Yount Gunsmithing.. 717-336-4240 . he is very good with old guns.Does all his own work unless it is factory warranty.
by 308magtip
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage mod 24-A
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

Savage mod 24-A

I have a Savage mod 24-a .22 mag over 20ga shotgun.I know this a levergun site but I do need help on this one.My son was going to use it in Chester co Pa for the deer season which overlaps smallgame and when he tried to shoot shotshells the firing pin barely nicked the primer.Pin does not look worn ...
by 308magtip
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trap,Steel,shoot and breakfast
Replies: 5
Views: 680

Re: Trap,Steel,shoot and breakfast

Gunny Mac Who do you believe today.It was supposed/forcasted for rain all day today.Had one shower this morning then nothing all day.Club has covered shooting benched and the breakfast will be under the pavilion.Bernville ain't that far...
by 308magtip
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little sawmilling
Replies: 50
Views: 3501

Re: A little sawmilling

Worked for PPL here in Pa.We used cant hooks when setting pole to turn the pole before tamping in dirt.Ares had a claw on the end instead of point.Pike poles used to plumb poles had the twisted point.Guess the tool had a name for what ever it was desined for Sort of like a northeast wind shifter!!!
by 308magtip
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trap,Steel,shoot and breakfast
Replies: 5
Views: 680

Trap,Steel,shoot and breakfast

6/21/2020 our club is have breakfast under nthe outdoor pavilion and also the monthly tropshoot and steel silouit shoot. Club name Northern Lancaster County Fish and Game Protective Assn. We are locared in Norther Lancaster Co. Pa.Club website has more info.
by 308magtip
Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We would go to jai!
Replies: 7
Views: 1474

Re: We would go to jai!

20 years ago I ordered 50 of the full size police training handgun targets.shop called me when they cam.man said do be supprised whe you open them they were blue not black.i ask why and he said they must be blue because there are red,yellow,black,and brown people but no blue ones.so this blm is noth...
by 308magtip
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Feeding problems in a rossi 92 .44 mag
Replies: 9
Views: 1561

Re: Feeding problems in a rossi 92 .44 mag

I was given a Rossi 92,knockoff for the Winshester pump,in .22mag.Would not feed more than 1 or 2 rounds before jaming. Very good gunsmith took it apart ,cleaned lubed and put it back together.He shoed me the trouble.Cheap metal in the parts and poor workmanship from the factory.10 years before that...
by 308magtip
Fri May 08, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Our club range is open
Replies: 6
Views: 1160

Our club range is open

Our club The Northern Lancaster Fish and Game Protective Assn Has their range open. If you are from the area north of the Pa turnpike in Leb and Berks counties check out the website and join up if needing a place to shoot. Pistol range to 25yds.Rifle range 25yds to 200yds. We do limit it to paper ta...
by 308magtip
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How NOT to resize a bullet ...
Replies: 29
Views: 2677

Re: How NOT to resize a bullet ...

Back in the late 60's early 70's the NRA had a very good "Handloaders Guide". Covered many topics unthought of today.One titled "What what you put in that chamber" Listed several cartridges that would chamber in wrong gun and still shoot. Like I always said,every firearm I bought must have forgot to...
by 308magtip
Wed Dec 25, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .348 Wildcats
Replies: 19
Views: 2667

Re: .348 Wildcats

Nice buck.I have not hunted since jan and that was above Robbie at the shooting preserve.I worked for PPL out of Sinking Springs and the area we covered was from W.reading line to above Schafferstown on 419 and 897.Saw a lot of great bucks working storm repair on the Texter Mt area as well as South ...
by 308magtip
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1873 help
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

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..