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by piller
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need input on the new Marlin 1895 SBL
Replies: 16
Views: 310

Re: Need input on the new Marlin 1895 SBL

A 5 pound weight and a bent wire. At first the 5 pound weight would not move the lever. Afterwards, a 1 pound weight would move it all the way open. The arc that the end of the lever moves through is nearly a foot along the outside of the curve. Not very scientific, but it gives a good idea of how m...
by piller
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: So could she legally CCW there...?
Replies: 9
Views: 83

Re: So could she legally CCW there...?

Depending on her "charms", a lot of people might fail to notice if she had a holstered pistol.
by piller
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need input on the new Marlin 1895 SBL
Replies: 16
Views: 310

Re: Need input on the new Marlin 1895 SBL

My Stainless Guide Gun from about 2005 is one of my favorite guns. I smoothed the chatter marks in the channels on the bolt and slicked it up nicely. A Dremel tool with a felt wheel and some polishing compound worked wonders. I was cautious, and it took a lot of time. The marks are still visible, bu...
by piller
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upgraded to a Nicer Flintlock -- "JP McCoy" .45 cal
Replies: 16
Views: 369

Re: Upgraded to a Nicer Flintlock -- "JP McCoy" .45 cal

Nice looking rifle.

What about the Hawken kits that you buy and put together. Are their locks any good? I am curious.
by piller
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: too bad the 'mainstream' media will hide THIS...
Replies: 8
Views: 45

Re: too bad the 'mainstream' media will hide THIS...

PillHer's Atlas Terrier runs to whatever was hit. She loves to bark at the target for the arrows. I guess she wants in on the hunt.
by piller
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally did it...a black gun
Replies: 18
Views: 237

Re: Finally did it...a black gun

They might be ugly, and are certainly not leverguns, but they do have their uses. The ability to have one lower and several uppers is a nice feature. I am in the decision phase of what to do with the lower I put together for fun. I am going to get a 4 pound trigger from Velocity for it soon. Then I ...
by piller
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: too bad the 'mainstream' media will hide THIS...
Replies: 8
Views: 45

Re: too bad the 'mainstream' media will hide THIS...

Yeah all the Liberals say how anyone protecting schools has to be highly trained, which is certainly a good idea, but if the minute the 'active shooter' alarm was sounded a bunch of loaded handguns fell out of the ceiling throughout the school, even if it was a grade school ans a bunch of 2nd and 3...
by piller
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: too bad the 'mainstream' media will hide THIS...
Replies: 8
Views: 45

Re: too bad the 'mainstream' media will hide THIS...

Grand Prairie, Texas, is a Southern suburb of the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex. Their Police Department officers wear body armor and are required to call in an active shooter and immediately move forward to stop the situation with lethal force if necessary. If they have body cameras on, then it sounds...
by piller
Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: THIS makes me proud to be an American
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: THIS makes me proud to be an American

By the way, Utah prohibits schools from preventing concealed carry by those employees with a license, and prohibits asking who is licensed. Does it seem odd to anyone at all that there are not any reports of shootings at schools in Utah?
by piller
Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: 'Strong Emotions' do not make one an expert...
Replies: 6
Views: 147

Re: 'Strong Emotions' do not make one an expert...

Blaine, that works because their base thinks with emotions.
by piller
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: THIS makes me proud to be an American
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: THIS makes me proud to be an American

I graduated High School in 1983, and we had guns in the vehicles during hunting season. No one thought anything of it. Fights were one on one with fists. Anyone who took a buddy to help him or who used a buddy to help bully anyone else was whipped by someone who didn't care for such rotten behavior....
by piller
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 'Strong Emotions' do not make one an expert...
Replies: 6
Views: 147

Re: 'Strong Emotions' do not make one an expert...

Most Democratis whom I know are emotional thinkers. They think with their emotions.
by piller
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: THIS makes me proud to be an American
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: THIS makes me proud to be an American

I am for it. I would even donate to help send a teacher through Gunsite.
by piller
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 13 PROBLEMS WITH PORK
Replies: 46
Views: 1019

Re: 13 PROBLEMS WITH PORK

As far as pigs eating rattlesnakes, yes they do. The bull Pelosi is that pigs are immune to rattlesnake venom. Truth is that ths larger pigs have enough fat and gristle under the skin that the venom is left in a place where the blood flow is slow enough that the venom is able to be broken down in a ...
by piller
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blaine and Fred tomato gravy
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Re: Blaine and Fred tomato gravy

I learned to eat grits while Uncle Sam was telling me what to do, when to do it, and how high to jump. Tomato gravy sounds good on them. We used to have grits in the morning with watery eggs and bacon that had somehow had the flavor removed. The grits were the best tasting part of the meal.
by piller
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where in the world . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 307

Re: where in the world . . .

Sorry I missed the chance to see you when you were in Texas. Sounds as if you had a good trip.
by piller
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Highlander LIVES ! !
Replies: 14
Views: 523

Re: The Highlander LIVES ! !

A good swordsman can beat you badly with a 3 foot long wooden dowel if they want, and if you are untrained. Of course, a well trained gunman with a gun in hand can be deadly. Pull a sword on me and attack, and you better time it well and know what you are doing. If you make a mistake, I will do my b...
by piller
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: This should be in 'general' not 'political'....but....
Replies: 5
Views: 159

Re: This should be in 'general' not 'political'....but....

The leftists love to accuse us of all being the same, then cry and smell foul when we point out that they are being racist.

Michael Savage has the same I Know Better syndrome as Sylvester Stallone where it comes to guns.
by piller
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess it runs in your blood
Replies: 39
Views: 1027

Re: Guess it runs in your blood

Pitchy, you know that a bunch of doctors just run tests to get paid. There is probably less wrong with you than with most of the city dwellers 20 years younger than you.

If you have a Doctor like AJMD429, then I will back off.
by piller
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The S&W Model 340 .357 Magnum
Replies: 9
Views: 303

Re: The S&W Model 340 .357 Magnum

I can see it now. A mugger arrives at the hospital in the ambulance with a hole in his chest which has been cauterized in front by whatever caused the large circular burn on his whole torso. The hole in the back has removed a pound of skin,meat,bone,lung tissue, and connective tissues. He dies while...
by piller
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seoul
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: Seoul

BlaineG wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:40 pm
Be safe....Don't buy suspicious meat kabobs :lol:
Make sure it is Bulgogi, and never Kegogi. Kegogi was often barking 24 hours ago. If you get impaired with alcohol, and are the turtle, you are likely to find that you did eat some Kegogi. Watch out for the Soju, it sneaks up on you.
by piller
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sighting Solution...non lever.
Replies: 18
Views: 438

Re: Sighting Solution...non lever.

PillHer's SKS has one of those rear covers with scope mount. It is plenty snug, and with a cheap little scope on it gives better accuracy than the ammunition is capable of giving. I got some Norma brass and some .311 sized 125 grain JSP bullets and it gives almost 1 MOA accuracy using WLR primers an...
by piller
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wrong guns...
Replies: 34
Views: 1053

Re: Wrong guns...

I wonder what a scope and binoculars would look like if anyone in hollyweird would ever actually look through them?
by piller
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 13 PROBLEMS WITH PORK
Replies: 46
Views: 1019

Re: 13 PROBLEMS WITH PORK

OK, I was not aware that those organisms which live in deep oceanic geothermal vents were able to colonize pigs. I guess pigs are so radioactive and dangerous that they will kill us all in another 6 months. Which laboratory did these things come out of and why haven't I heard of them before? Are the...
by piller
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drummer Boy John Clem – Youngest NonComm Officer in History
Replies: 5
Views: 198

Re: Drummer Boy John Clem – Youngest NonComm Officer in History

There could have been some things done which were worthy of legend, but the truth sure is amazing by itself.
by piller
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good deal on a 1886 Winchester/Miroku
Replies: 18
Views: 570

Re: Good deal on a 1886 Winchester/Miroku

How much whiskey did you have to pour down him to get that price to come out? That is a nice looking rifle, and a price to make us think he must have been your Uncle or something.
by piller
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wrong guns...
Replies: 34
Views: 1053

Re: Wrong guns...

worst i ever read was a british spy novel where the fellow was hunting ducks in scotland with belgium made double barrel semi auto over and under rifle - i am not making this up ! Would that be the same spy who was give a .380 PPK that hit like "a brick through a plate glass window". With the more ...
by piller
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Why 'democracy' is bad...
Replies: 6
Views: 193

Re: Why 'democracy' is bad...

The Democrat Party changed its name to the Democratic Party to fool the idiots who don't know the language well enough to know the difference. Why do the people who type the words that the talking heads on TV spew out always use democratic for everything? It is to convince the lowest information vot...
by piller
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: History Channel: "Frontiersmen" Documentary - March
Replies: 6
Views: 327

Re: History Channel: "Frontiersmen" Documentary - March

It could be interesting. I wonder how they will treat Daniel Boone's relationship with the local native tribes? He knew most of them and would either fight or cooperate as the situation required. The tribes had to have the young men fight in order to gain status, and Boone was known to be quite capa...
by piller
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wrong guns...
Replies: 34
Views: 1053

Re: Wrong guns...

At least the Actress who plays Phryne Fisher in those Australian made murder mysteries knows that the 1950's Colt her character carries was not made at the post WWI setting of the show. She states that it has the right look for the character and that most of her audience will never know the differen...
by piller
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Just how stupid CAN the 'news' media be...???
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: Just how stupid CAN the 'news' media be...???

The news media have an agenda. They also know that there are a lot of low to no information voters whom they have chosen as their target audience.
by piller
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - TV Sellin' Them Drugs - A Mind Trick
Replies: 20
Views: 533

Re: OT - TV Sellin' Them Drugs - A Mind Trick

The biggest selling hormone replacement for women is Premarin. It is extracted from Pregnant Mare Urine. Horse pee is what women take for menopause, and they are willing to kill you if you don't give it to them.
by piller
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody here still drive a stick shift?
Replies: 67
Views: 1697

Re: Anybody here still drive a stick shift?

I have shifted a few times without using the clutch on a manual, but my last manual had a lockout and wouldn't allow for that. The gear shift was locked in place until the clutch was pushed in. Not very user friendly.
by piller
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess it runs in your blood
Replies: 39
Views: 1027

Re: Guess it runs in your blood

The lady on the bike was rather easy on the eyes, which is better than today's young women just being easy.

Living in the Dallas area, I see too many idiots driving as if they are stoned. I would love to get a motorcycle again, but my self preservation instinct just keeps getting in the way.
by piller
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I won!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 484

Re: I won!!!

Congratulations. I hope it never fails you. I like Savage firearms.
by piller
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: big game bullet for rossi 92
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Re: big game bullet for rossi 92

Just my limited experience, but for bigger game, penetration is a prime concern. A Keith style or an LBT style bullet will punch pretty deep while staying straight. With either one of those, you just have to place them accurately and they do their job. I have never been disappointed with the perform...
by piller
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Customer Service (327 Mag)
Replies: 9
Views: 314

Re: Ruger Customer Service (327 Mag)

Bought a Bushnell scope at Wal Mart recently. It has a lighted reticle, and was a display model. The cap for the battery was cross-threaded and bent. It was the only issue I have found. A call to Bushnell and the cap was in my hands less than a week later at no charge. Hard find anything wrong with ...
by piller
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - TV Sellin' Them Drugs - A Mind Trick
Replies: 20
Views: 533

Re: OT - TV Sellin' Them Drugs - A Mind Trick

If you really want to get scared, ask at the Pharmacy for the package insert and read it! the things they don't tell you are enough to give a constipated person a bout of diarrhea. As AJMD429 will tell you, the drug company reps are there to sell something to the Doctors and they are not going to te...
by piller
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An LEO With Humor
Replies: 8
Views: 523

Re: An LEO With Humor

Those of us who are not in Law Enforcement will some day have an encounter with an officer on duty. It may be good, or it may be aggravating. The thing to remember is that if you remain calm and polite and follow instructions, then you can file an official complaint later should you deem it necessar...
by piller
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A truly 'offensive' 1911.....
Replies: 15
Views: 715

Re: A truly 'offensive' 1911.....

Sorry for the rant,bad day at work! What rant? We all have our opinions, and they are frequently voiced on here. I doubt anyone was thin skinned enough to be offended, and if they were, they can just choose to not read your posts. I happen to like John Moses Browning's creations, and I agree that a...
by piller
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new to me Glock 26 Gen.5
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: new to me Glock 26 Gen.5

I like the idea of the Gen 5 using a more traditional rifling. Do you find it to be any more accurate?
by piller
Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Outback Steakhouse 'off-limits'....
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Outback Steakhouse 'off-limits'....

I like that idea.
by piller
Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well this sucks
Replies: 34
Views: 1114

Re: Well this sucks

Back when the Beretta was chosen, it was not the firearm of choice with the Marines and parts of the Army. Ruger's entry was preferred by the Marines and the Army Treadheads because it was as accurate and much more rugged. The Beretta was chosen before the trials were conducted due to the ones who h...
by piller
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Outback Steakhouse 'off-limits'....
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Outback Steakhouse 'off-limits'....

BlaineG wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:59 pm
A: I think Outback is overpriced pelosi-ish food. I don't and won't go there.

B: It was one location and the issue was corrected and one hundred dollars paid to Officer. I don't hold the entire chain accountable for this one location and manager.
I agree with Blaine.
by piller
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Silicone pot holders for metal bullet mold handles?
Replies: 11
Views: 346

Re: Silicone pot holders for metal bullet mold handles?

Would a section of a garden hose work? I have a few pieces of garden hose around kept for odds and ends from a hose which split when it froze. They typically handle heat up to about 150 to 170 degrees if you get the better grade of hose. You could try something like that.
by piller
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 carbine
Replies: 24
Views: 900

Re: M1 carbine

An Uncle had one. I shot it once out at Grandma's farm. It was fun, and didn't jam. The Uncle who owned it was the rocket scientist who designed the Trident nuclear missile and helped design the Tomahawk cruise missile. He bought it not long after WWII because he liked it and he had been issued one ...
by piller
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 Winchester Special at the range
Replies: 19
Views: 560

Re: .32 Winchester Special at the range

I may have to find some Varget. IMR 3031 has been my go to powder for the .30-30 since I started, but my Marlin. 336 does not like it.
by piller
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An LEO With Humor
Replies: 8
Views: 523

Re: An LEO With Humor

That was as well thought out an answer as I have heard in a long time. I would bet that he is a good officer.
by piller
Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Who else is not watching...
Replies: 12
Views: 305

Re: Who else is not watching...

Haven't seen a game all season.
by piller
Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why NOT Procrastinate?
Replies: 9
Views: 348

Re: Why NOT Procrastinate?

Nice