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by Steelbanger
Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last shoot of the year
Replies: 3
Views: 172

Re: Last shoot of the year

Pennsylvania is the location doc.
by Steelbanger
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Steelbanger.
Replies: 5
Views: 119

Re: Happy Birthday Steelbanger.

Good morning Gamekeeper,

Thanks for the greeting gamekeeper. Seems to me that today would be a fine day to hit 77, anyone want to join me? Nah, I didn't think so.
by Steelbanger
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's Worth a Shot!
Replies: 10
Views: 618

Re: It's Worth a Shot!

Whoever who can drink hard liquor has my admiration but please don't offer me a drink of anything except wine. My late wife and I got into wine after stopping at a winery while on the road home after a two day match. I only tried a sip or two because of the driving distance involved but I hit it a b...
by Steelbanger
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Kort
Replies: 9
Views: 610

John Kort

Anyone hear anything about John Kort's condition? Many of us are watching and praying for John and we all want to let him know how much we value him. John, I know it isn't easy to function when your life is so wrapped up with treatment for your cancer. We all understand your condition and pray daily...
by Steelbanger
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm back!
Replies: 16
Views: 680

Re: I'm back!

Hello there WW,

I will put my on my recovery prayer list and pray that you recover quickly and completely. We old timers have to stick together because life keeps chipping away on us. I hope your taste improves, and it isn't too long until you get to fire a few shots.

Frank
by Steelbanger
Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1895 CB 45-70 JM Stamped
Replies: 14
Views: 625

Re: Marlin 1895 CB 45-70 JM Stamped

Mr. Burrows.

I sent you a PM.

Frank
by Steelbanger
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eye Surgery Coming Up
Replies: 36
Views: 1504

Re: Eye Surgery Coming Up

My cataract surgery is half way finished. I had an appointment for March 14, that being the date of our first and last significant snowfall of the 2016-17 winter. Naturally they cancelled all the appointments and gave me a new appointment for some time in May, if I recall correctly. This was then ch...
by Steelbanger
Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heart-cath and an old heart
Replies: 15
Views: 748

Re: Heart-cath and an old heart

JerryB,

Prayers up for sure. I will be praying too that the Doctor's do an adequate job. May God shine his light upon you them and you.
by Steelbanger
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Korts illness
Replies: 12
Views: 882

John Korts illness

I just saw a post from John Kort and it is truly touching. He is looking for help to sell approx 30 moulds. I wish I lived closer to John. We all can pray for John. When my wife was dying John was there with frequent emails offering spiritual help and giving suggestions as to treatment. John is a go...
by Steelbanger
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Korts illness
Replies: 0
Views: 360

John Korts illness

I just saw a post from John Kort and it is truly touching. He is looking for help to sell approx 30 moulds. I wish I lived closer to John. We all can pray for John. When my wife was dying John was there with frequent emails offering spiritual help and giving suggestions as to treatment. John is a go...
by Steelbanger
Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Darne Double Stotgun
Replies: 23
Views: 1127

Re: Darne Double Stotgun

I remember reading articles about the Darne in the '60's. Roger Barlow was the author and was a skilled photographer as that was his real job as I recall. I've never seen one close up and personal but would enjoy the sight for sure.
by Steelbanger
Tue May 30, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request Lung cancer
Replies: 69
Views: 3131

Re: Prayer Request Lung cancer

John,

You are on my prayer list, right up there with a few priorities. Positive thinking sometimes helps but in my mind treatment is the best method. Whatever it takes we will do. May God bless you.

We all love you here John,
Frank
by Steelbanger
Wed May 24, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 27
Views: 1180

Re: Prayer request

I just found this thread and will change the intention from Jim to Dr. AJ as his crazy schedule couldn't be handled by everyone. Now besides my original prayer I will send another up for you Dr. With sympathy, Frank
by Steelbanger
Sun May 21, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Who's cooking what today?
Replies: 14
Views: 752

Re: So, Who's cooking what today?

My dog Smoke & I shared a small piece of backstrap which was shot last fall with one of RD's designed bullets. I also baked a very large potato. Smoke didn't get a very big share of the meat but he didn't seem to notice. Talk about a tender piece of meat, this really was and delicious too. Now I'm h...
by Steelbanger
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: shortwheels & fordwannabe -- Marlin 336 .32 Spl
Replies: 10
Views: 765

Re: shortwheels & fordwannabe -- Marlin 336 .32 Spl

Mr. Ford,

Information needed on a 1948 - 336A. This one has a 24" barrel, half magazine with the forend and butt stock being checkered. Chambered for the great 30-30 WCF. My question is this. How do I tell the differences between an A ond the SC.

Thanks for your time.
by Steelbanger
Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reloading Supplies....Moved to Classified
Replies: 29
Views: 1257

Re: The Motherload Of All Reloading Supplies

Good morning Jack, How far are you from your gun club, Atglen? I used to shoot Hunter Pistol there on Sundays. I've been needing a ride for my puppy & me but the only trouble I can see is where to put the stuff I buy once I get it home! I have one question. Would there happen to be a DBI book by Fra...
by Steelbanger
Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dad
Replies: 51
Views: 1813

Re: Dad

You have my deepest sympathy. May your dad rest in peace.

Prayers up for your family.

Frank
by Steelbanger
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another Levergun for "The Sons of JReed"
Replies: 41
Views: 1802

Re: Another Levergun for "The Sons of JReed"

Old No. 7, If you ever have another project Ithaca 49 and it needs a butt plate, that I have one here and it's yours for the asking. It is from my sons first 22 which he shot until it was quite worn, changing to a Remington 581 LH. He has several left hand 22's now but the only one I ever see is the...
by Steelbanger
Mon Feb 06, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday fordwannabe.
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Happy Birthday fordwannabe.

Have a great day fellows. Happy Birthday!
by Steelbanger
Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Change for PA hunters
Replies: 24
Views: 864

Re: A Change for PA hunters

Doesn't matter to me because I will still be hunting with my leverguns and cast bullets. I usually load three in the magazine although it holds about a dozen or so. I like to get off one s l o w good shot.
by Steelbanger
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barry's Last Jab At "Rednecks"
Replies: 12
Views: 780

Re: Barry's Last Jab At "Rednecks"

BlaineG wrote:
Griff wrote:Hmmm... wonder if he exempted the military? No more training or live fire exercises!
I thought it was a joke, but the military wants to transition to Green Bullets... :P

Dying healthy...what a concept. :P
Now that's a good one Blaine.
by Steelbanger
Sat Nov 26, 2016 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yea, Go Ahead, Call Me "Mr. Ingot"
Replies: 46
Views: 3147

Re: Yea, Go Ahead, Call Me "Mr. Ingot"

I have an impressive pile of raw materials too Jack. If I had half of all that I have turned into bullets I would never have to cast again.

I just paid $24.00 to have three 20 pound propane tanks filled. Around my hometown they want $14 to fill a single tank.

Frank
by Steelbanger
Fri Nov 04, 2016 5:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: **** Levergunner Postal Match Poll ****
Replies: 16
Views: 606

Re: **** Levergunner Postal Match Poll ****

The only thing I would change is the cartridges allowed.

1. Any open sighted rifle, any cartridge
2. 50 yds./meters
3. 10 shot groups
4. Same color target for everyone, black
5. All offhand
by Steelbanger
Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Steelbanger & FatJackDurham + (spammers.)
Replies: 8
Views: 374

Re: Happy Birthday Steelbanger & FatJackDurham + (spammers.)

Birthdays these days are strictly going out for dinner then back home. What can be done with a 76 year old anyway?

Thanks Gamekeeper,
Frank
by Steelbanger
Wed Oct 12, 2016 4:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Howdy fellars
Replies: 61
Views: 1273

Re: Howdy fellars

Here's another happy Welcome Back from another old timer. You've been missed and a lot of us will be really happy to see you logging on and posting your inventive creations for us to enjoy.

I will pray for your health,
Frank
by Steelbanger
Wed Sep 28, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday 45-70marlin, Mossyoak1957 & rjohns94.
Replies: 11
Views: 357

Re: Happy Birthday 45-70marlin, Mossyoak1957 & rjohns94.

Happy Birthday to the three celebrants.
by Steelbanger
Sat Sep 03, 2016 6:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dove season
Replies: 15
Views: 697

Re: Dove season

Mike, I'm from the coal region, about 60 miles north of Harrisburg. Living the solitary retired life after being in the print industry for 40 years. We saw plenty of doves yesterday and managed to bag a few, 11 by my son with his LH Winchester 1400 and 8 by me with my new O/U. What I really enjoy ab...
by Steelbanger
Fri Sep 02, 2016 4:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dove season
Replies: 15
Views: 697

Re: Dove season

Today will be the opener for my son & I. He had work yesterday and I didn't want to disturb the flights until he can make it too.

I'll be using a new 28 ga. O/U which was made in Turkey. It came with another set of barrels for the 410 but I am going to save that one for rabbits.
by Steelbanger
Fri Aug 26, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Lee molds
Replies: 12
Views: 573

Re: New Lee molds

Good morning 6Pt, It must be a bit over one year ago that Lee changed the pivot screw for the sprueplate threading from right to left hand which works better at keeping the screw tightened. I didn't discover this until I was packing that mould up to send back to Lee. Down in the corner of the box wa...
by Steelbanger
Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Whew!!! 100 Rnds of .30-30 on the RockChucker...
Replies: 17
Views: 951

Re: Whew!!! 100 Rnds of .30-30 on the RockChucker...

I know just how you feel Griff. Right now I'm looking at a pile of 45 ACP brass, approx 1,000, which I want to load. Also needed are cast bullets for same. So far all I have done is to size these cases. I found about 30-40 with the small primer pocket. Today has been the break in our miserable tempe...
by Steelbanger
Sat Jul 16, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Word of the Day: Metastasis
Replies: 47
Views: 1950

Re: Word of the Day: Metastasis

I lost my wife to melanoma, the same conditions that you describe. May God be with you as you fight this darn disease. You're on my prayer list and will remain there as long as necessary.

Frank
by Steelbanger
Wed Jul 06, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Day That Trigger Died
Replies: 10
Views: 776

Re: The Day That Trigger Died

Hello John, How have you been? I often wonder if you're still showing them how to knock those silhouettes over. I have given up on trying to knock 'em over. Matter of fact, I rarely go to a match. Ah, Trigger, one of my boyhood idols. I was born in 1940 and my parents took me to a lot of Roy Rogers ...
by Steelbanger
Tue Jun 21, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pick One
Replies: 22
Views: 913

Re: Pick One

I'd choose the 444 loaded with Ranch Dog's 300 gr. FN and a hefty charge of H 335. I haven't got a 375 Win but I do have 3 rifles chambered for the 38-55.
by Steelbanger
Tue May 10, 2016 3:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sorry to bear bad news .. we can use your prayers.
Replies: 52
Views: 1719

Re: Sorry to bear bad news .. we can use your prayers.

Prayers said. May God bless you both.
by Steelbanger
Mon Mar 28, 2016 3:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: After my Lyman 66 broke a third time...
Replies: 5
Views: 482

Re: After my Lyman 66 broke a third time...

I had a Lyman sight come apart while I was on the line shooting a match. A few small parts were lost and that was the last Lyman aperture sight I ever bought.

No trouble with the Williams sights though.
by Steelbanger
Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request for RKrodle
Replies: 38
Views: 1140

Re: Prayer request for RKrodle

Praying for all concerned. May Becky set a record for recovery. And praying for the children also.
by Steelbanger
Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tia.
Replies: 72
Views: 2048

Re: Tia.

Nath,

I would like to add my sympathy to that of the rest. I always watched for your posts and all those great times whenever she and you got to be together. You two were the perfect pair, made for each other.

With sincere sympathy.
Frank
by Steelbanger
Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TIC TOK....Pics added!
Replies: 33
Views: 1097

Re: TIC TOK....Pics added!

Congratulations to all involved, especially the new mother and the baby. Prayers said for all.
by Steelbanger
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .379 NOE 235 Gr for .375 win ?
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: .379 NOE 235 Gr for .375 win ?

Ted, Yes, I am shooting a Marlin but it's chambered for the great 38-55 cartridge. My rifle is a former 336A rebarreled by Marlin using one of their last 38-55 barrels.I have gone through a few 38-55's but right now I am keeping the two remaining, The other one is a Winchester Legendary Frontiersmen...
by Steelbanger
Mon Dec 07, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .379 NOE 235 Gr for .375 win ?
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: .379 NOE 235 Gr for .375 win ?

The RD 235 FN is a great bullet. This season in PA I finally killed a whitetail with one of these bullets. The only movement I saw after the shot was the deer sliding down the steep mountainside. After years of carrying this rifle for most days of the season I finally got the shot I wanted and the b...
by Steelbanger
Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can you lift up your prayers please
Replies: 27
Views: 947

Re: Can you lift up your prayers please

After I read this yesterday I put Victor on my prayer list. He will remain there until we get the word that all is well.
by Steelbanger
Sat Nov 14, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Legendary Frontiersman ?????
Replies: 13
Views: 818

Re: Legendary Frontiersman ?????

Hello, I bought one used from your neck of the woods a few years back (Kittery T.P.) and I love it. Although it isn't my first 38-55 it is most impressive with the Williams receiver sight. I didn't get the box or any papers but it was rated at 95% and I intended to shoot it asap. I believe it was mi...
by Steelbanger
Sat Oct 24, 2015 5:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the general opinion on shooting anniversary editions
Replies: 21
Views: 697

Re: What is the general opinion on shooting anniversary edit

Some of those Winchester commemoratives had production numbers of over 50,000 guns. So with all those collectibles I would definitely shoot one if it were mine. I bought a used, like new, Win. Legendary Frontiersmen in 38-55 that I fired the day it arrived here. I have retired it from shooting silho...
by Steelbanger
Wed Oct 21, 2015 3:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: son's first deer
Replies: 16
Views: 1130

Re: son's first deer

Congratulations to the young man on taking that first deer. You made your pappy proud.
by Steelbanger
Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dear Santa
Replies: 7
Views: 382

Re: Dear Santa

Here is a link to two Ruger Vaqueros with 7.5" barrels and CC frames. Maybe you can pass this link along to your wife. http://www.ktpguns.com/results.php?manufacturer=any&caliber=&action=HANDGUN%3A%20REVOLVER&model=any I really don't know how much these are bringing but this Kittery site has both of...
by Steelbanger
Sat Jul 18, 2015 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a youg lad and his Great G'pa's 1893 Marlin .32 H.P.S.
Replies: 12
Views: 664

Re: a youg lad and his Great G'pa's 1893 Marlin .32 H.P.S.

Hello John and great post.

The young man has good form at the bench too. He's no stranger to shooting as we all can see. He's lucky to have run into you also. I wonder if he realizes his good fortune.
by Steelbanger
Wed Jul 15, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to tell you have reached geezerhood
Replies: 46
Views: 1315

Re: How to tell you have reached geezerhood

I will be turning 75 in October and I have to agree with you here.

I recently bought a 50 lb. sack of dog food at WalMart. When I got to the checkout the clerk said wait and I will get that bag out of the cart for you. I said "Who do you think put it in there?"
by Steelbanger
Wed Jul 15, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A morning in Wyoming
Replies: 11
Views: 703

Re: A morning in Wyoming

Thank you for taking the time to post those great pictures. I know that I enjoyed them and probably every other person viewing them too.

Your dogs gave me a laugh by using all the shade that your truck could provide.
by Steelbanger
Wed Jul 08, 2015 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A successful hunt
Replies: 19
Views: 1144

Re: A successful hunt

Not trying to take away that great shot Ted but I too once killed a mouse with an air pistol. It was at an indoor airgun silhouette match which was fired on the bottom floor of an old barn. We had just had the "FIRE" command and as I loaded my Daisy single shot pistol I noticed a movement to my righ...
by Steelbanger
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "You have cancer"
Replies: 45
Views: 1717

Re: "You have cancer"

Bill,

I'll put both you and your wife on my prayer list. May God give you both the strength you'll need as you battle this disease.

Frank