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by 30-30
Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?
Replies: 28
Views: 393

Re: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?

I finally picked up another 30/30 this week I was wondering, besides the difference in weight, if there is an advantage between the 150 or 170 grain bullet ? A question for the ages ...………….. :mrgreen: Pete44ru -- your answer made my day... :) Thank you for all of the replies, I had never given any...
by 30-30
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?
Replies: 28
Views: 393

.30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?

Hi -- I finally picked up another 30/30 this week--a Marlin 336Y (16.25" barrel, in the old days this would have made a great patrol rifle). I missed having one, the 30/30 has always been my favorite rifle of all time. I have only used the 170 grain bullet, both factory and reloading, always thought...
by 30-30
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Howdah you think of this?
Replies: 31
Views: 1372

Re: Howdah you think of this?

OUCH... :O
by 30-30
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Editorial - Walmart Never Was a Gun Store
Replies: 17
Views: 503

Re: Editorial - Walmart Never Was a Gun Store

JIM T -- good editorial...good-bye Wal-Mart... :)
by 30-30
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Budwiser 9/11 Tribute Commercial Aired Only Once
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Re: Budwiser 9/11 Tribute Commercial Aired Only Once

thanks for sharing...deeply appreciate it... :)
by 30-30
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: See ya fellers
Replies: 37
Views: 1052

Re: See ya fellers

... :(
by 30-30
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday JerryB & RustyJr.
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: Happy Birthday JerryB & RustyJr.

happy birthday... :)
by 30-30
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday AmBraCol.
Replies: 9
Views: 117

Re: Happy Birthday AmBraCol.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY and thank you for keeping this place going ... :)
by 30-30
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday GameKeeper.
Replies: 12
Views: 135

Re: Happy Birthday GameKeeper.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY... :)
by 30-30
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flashlights now versus 50 years ago.
Replies: 25
Views: 574

Re: Flashlights now versus 50 years ago.

I started life with a Mag-Lite 3 D batteries and the mini Mag-Lite with 2 AA batteries. Then I transitioned over to my first $159.00+ Pelican 8060 Tactical LED rechargeable flashlight 700 lumens (this light was stolen) and a Pelican 1920 LED 2 AAA battery, which I carry as a back-up to the back-up. ...
by 30-30
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unfortunately, This Isn't a Joke
Replies: 9
Views: 484

Re: Unfortunately, This Isn't a Joke

we've been calling the habitually incarcerated (those who keep getting arrested and sentenced to jail) "frequent flyers"... although they do not get any mileage points... :)
by 30-30
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GLOCK 43X ...
Replies: 24
Views: 502

Re: GLOCK 43X ...

piller wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:08 pm
Get a good gun that fits your hand if you do not have rules about what you can or cannot carry. If it fits and you like it, you are more likely to have it with you when you need it.
1+ ...wisdom ... :)
by 30-30
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old School POLYMER
Replies: 1
Views: 232

Old School POLYMER

If I had my way I would like to carry an old school DA/SA polymer pistol. recently acquired a CZ P07 in 9mm (see stock photos) as an off-duty option. It takes me back to the days of S&W DA/SA Gen-3 auto's. Before we went all Glock, and now all Sig P320, as in my case -- us kind-of old guys started w...
by 30-30
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 372
Views: 3687

Re: The Gun Room

I like the idea of a basement BUNKER with a blast door... all of the powerful elites have bunkers, why not the common man... :)
bunker.jpg
by 30-30
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Full Power .357mag Loads, Battered Brass, and Broken Cases
Replies: 19
Views: 585

Re: Full Power .357mag Loads, Battered Brass, and Broken Cases

COSteve-- thanks for sharing that, that's a great concept and a good thing to own... :)
by 30-30
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GLOCK 43X ...
Replies: 24
Views: 502

Re: GLOCK 43X ...

BlaineG wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:54 pm
Glock 30
Nothing but love for the Glock 30, I tried it, but it did not fit my hand, but what a great option, extremely accurate too... :)
by 30-30
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GLOCK 43X ...
Replies: 24
Views: 502

Re: GLOCK 43X ...

I'll freely admit it: I'm just not inclined to holster up.... :oops: :oops: I regret that I live within a culture that requires some to holster up, I carry 24/7, always. And even at home a firearm is very close, I've seen way too much stupid not to do so, but I long for the day when it's no longer ...
by 30-30
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GLOCK 43X ...
Replies: 24
Views: 502

Re: GLOCK 43X ...

The reason I chose the Glock 43X may be different than why others would choose a Ruger LCP, and I definitely believe that the LCP has it's place. But my main focus in choosing the 43X is to use it as a BUG to my duty gun. I like the 9mm caliber (same ammo and caliber as my Agencies service weapons),...
by 30-30
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found me an old Ruger Blackhawk
Replies: 14
Views: 527

Re: Found me an old Ruger Blackhawk

that a really nice Ruger Blackhawk, great find... :)
by 30-30
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GLOCK 43X ...
Replies: 24
Views: 502

Re: GLOCK 43X ...

I'm comfortable with the 40 and 180grn loads so I'm sticking with them. COSteve -- we are walking away from the .40S&W just as fast as it showed up, which is somewhat shocking. With the current bullet technology with the 9mm the .40S&W is losing traction in many LE Agencies. I transitioned back to ...
by 30-30
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GLOCK 43X ...
Replies: 24
Views: 502

Re: GLOCK 43X ...

My current choices of handguns were designed in 1873 and 1911 .--------6 SIX -- we have two LEO's who carry 1911's, they're close to retirement, but were grandfathered back in the day. Both have two Wilson Combat 1911's (they switch back and forth between the two), both are very good shots, both ar...
by 30-30
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GLOCK 43X ...
Replies: 24
Views: 502

Re: GLOCK 43X ...

Glad it is working for you, 30-30. Current carry is the smaller 10 + 1 Sig P365, but I am just not bonding. In my hands, the grip doesn't quite line up the sights right. Man, you're the one who needs to stay safe. Bill in Oregon - I tried the P365 last year for about 6 months, great concept. But I ...
by 30-30
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GLOCK 43X ...
Replies: 24
Views: 502

Re: GLOCK 43X ...

Those are real dandy. It's too bad they can't shave a few oz off of them. BlaineG -- I hear yah, but I think the weight is pretty good, especially when your shooting it. It very easy to carry all day too. Although you can't go wrong with your Glock 30... :) Glock 43X - Weight with empty magazine 18...
by 30-30
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GLOCK 43X ...
Replies: 24
Views: 502

GLOCK 43X ...

I have been carrying a Glock 26/27 since 1996 as my BUG/EDC, they first came out in 1994. I bought, carried, and sold about every single-stack 9mm twice, but always went back to the G26 (Gen4). But when the Glock 43X came out with the silver slide I bought one and it has completely replaced my G26 a...
by 30-30
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice T-shirt
Replies: 6
Views: 369

Re: Nice T-shirt

Semper Ubi Sub Ubi... :)

translation: always wear under-wear
by 30-30
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heads up! Upcoming upgrade part 1:
Replies: 18
Views: 504

Re: Heads up! Upcoming upgrade part 1:

thank you... :)
by 30-30
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday KirkD.
Replies: 9
Views: 182

Re: Happy Birthday KirkD.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY... :)
by 30-30
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suspicious watch capitain on.......
Replies: 11
Views: 550

Re: Suspicious watch capitain on.......

that graphic may be more true that re realize... :O
by 30-30
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last Night's Dream
Replies: 9
Views: 322

Re: Last Night's Dream

I clicked on this post to read "Fanta Sea"... :O
by 30-30
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday oldgerboy & Pitchy.
Replies: 9
Views: 176

Re: Happy Birthday oldgerboy & Pitchy.

happy birthday... :)
by 30-30
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dumb phones
Replies: 38
Views: 944

Re: dumb phones

I would never consider trying to get along without mine. Especially on long trips, or camping. With the GPS feature they can locate my dead/dying azz within about 50 feet . I have been on a number of calls where we had someone's cell phone pinged... was able to locate and recover what was left beca...
by 30-30
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Night I Almost Shot Down A UFO
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Re: The Night I Almost Shot Down A UFO

... :)
alienProbe.jpg
by 30-30
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Bore......
Replies: 30
Views: 1323

Re: Big Bore......

this is an interesting post... went to a LEO briefing last week, the topic was "reaction vs action" in a OIS (officer involved shooting). We talked about how one needs to be prepared mentally to exchange fire, especially during a traffic stop or a DV (domestic violence). We talked about a couple of ...
by 30-30
Wed May 29, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday salvo.
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: Happy Birthday salvo.

happy birthday... :)
by 30-30
Wed May 29, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 lever gun 16 vs 20 inch barrel
Replies: 32
Views: 1194

Re: 357 lever gun 16 vs 20 inch barrel

I have two Marlin 1894c (.357-mag), both have a 18.5" barrel. As I always like a 16" barrel the 18.5" barrel is a good compromise. The standard Marlin 1894c is easy to carry, well balanced, and a good option to hunt with... :)
by 30-30
Wed May 29, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers please
Replies: 43
Views: 931

Re: Prayers please

prayers sent... :)
by 30-30
Mon May 27, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: US demo knife.
Replies: 22
Views: 799

Re: US demo knife.

I grew up and had friends who worked at Camillus Cutlery... we used to buy the US knives for $5 at the factory. I still own 8 of them and a couple of others... always have one in my uniform pants... :)
camillus police dept 001.jpg
Camillus-Logo.jpg
by 30-30
Thu May 16, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elmer Keith in February 1960 issue of GUNS Magazine
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: Elmer Keith in February 1960 issue of GUNS Magazine

i like seeing a man drawing his six-shooter while maintaining a proper hold on a pipe... :)
by 30-30
Thu May 16, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help me choose
Replies: 16
Views: 608

Re: Help me choose

all three ... :)
by 30-30
Thu May 16, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many of you
Replies: 29
Views: 895

Re: How many of you

I qualify with my LE Agency 4 times a year...and I shot once a week in all kinds of weather... :)
by 30-30
Thu May 16, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday 308magtip & Ysabel Kid.
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: Happy Birthday 308magtip & Ysabel Kid.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY... :)
by 30-30
Wed May 01, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most of you have probably read this already ...
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Re: Most of you have probably read this already ...

I had the opportunity to carry and qualify with the civilian version of the Sig P320 for the last three years (owned two Compact 15-shot 9mm). After 3 years I went back to Glock (went way back to Glock Gen 3). I had several reasons for the change, but in the end I just didn't like this weapon platfo...
by 30-30
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite sixgun barrel length?
Replies: 37
Views: 952

Re: Favorite sixgun barrel length?

The last reply begs the question..... why no revolver ? Been carrying a Glock, or some type of striker-fired auto pistol since 1996. I serve in a LE Agency so most of my shooting is with an auto pistol--I did start with revolvers back-in-the-day but we transitioned away from them in the 1990's. Eve...
by 30-30
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite sixgun barrel length?
Replies: 37
Views: 952

Re: Favorite NON-sixgun barrel length?

Four inches is my favorite NON-SIXGUN barrel length...unfortunately I do not have a single revolver, haven't had one in awhile. Nothing but Glock 19/17/26. I've gone back to the Gen 3 as a service auto...I apologize for the slightly off-topic response... :)
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by 30-30
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Special Delivery from Pitchy...
Replies: 11
Views: 399

Re: Special Delivery from Pitchy...

Old No7 wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:44 pm

So of course he had to sniff the moose's butt.......... :o

Pitchy Moose 03.jpg
You just can't fully appreciate a MOOSE without a good recon by sniff...made my day... :)
by 30-30
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A mans wiener roaster
Replies: 16
Views: 545

Re: A mans wiener roaster

one look at that "wiener roaster"... OUCH! ... :)
by 30-30
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New toy from 1900
Replies: 11
Views: 602

Re: New toy from 1900

that's a nice find, great old COLT...lucky... :)
by 30-30
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You might want to warn your kids ....
Replies: 11
Views: 529

Re: You might want to warn your kids ....

Oh man 1894c.....that's got to be a memory your gonna have for some time.--6 SIXGUN -- the worse one was last year during a very hot day in July when we had two separate calls involving two very large woman. Both female individuals answered the door totally naked, ok, one was wearing a pair of sock...
by 30-30
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Soliciting more opinions ..... this time on after market magazines
Replies: 9
Views: 289

Re: Soliciting more opinions ..... this time on after market magazines

MecGar is a gold standard for magazines. Many manufacturers subcontract them to make “factory” magazines. They make an excellent magazine. Promag is more of a budget maker. Varied results in my experience. +1 .. in my simple lousy cranky back-east opinion PRO-MAG are a waste of money, walk away...b...