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by Ray Newman
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 16’s
Replies: 10
Views: 325

Re: 16’s

As the old shooters who were in the know 'bout shotguns said of the Sixteen; "Swings like a 20, hits like a 12!"
by Ray Newman
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you had just one .44 mold ...
Replies: 17
Views: 300

Re: If you had just one .44 mold ...

Another vote for the Keith design!
by Ray Newman
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Hope This Isn't Real
Replies: 14
Views: 545

Re: I Hope This Isn't Real

Have a hunch the quote is not true. Did some searching this morning and from what I found, this quote was first found on the bustatroll.org web site in September 2019. See: https://bustatroll.org/2019/08/07/kamala-harrisafter-we-impeach-we-round-up-the-trump-supporters/ According to the “about us” s...
by Ray Newman
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Army Birthday Bonus Question
Replies: 3
Views: 178

Re: Your Army Birthday Bonus Question

The oldest and the youngest soldier present, active or retired!

And Blaine --the last surviving drummer boy of Washington's army -- always gets to cut the cake.
by Ray Newman
Sun Jun 14, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday US Army
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: Happy Birthday US Army

Have a drink or maybe 2-3 on me!
by Ray Newman
Fri Jun 12, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little sawmilling
Replies: 50
Views: 1440

Re: A little sawmilling

Pitchy: have you ever utilized a solar kiln for drying or just let the wood air dry? I recall the sawyers of my grandfather's and father's generations saying that for air drying, it was at least 1 year per inch of thickness. I can still see the open on all 4 sides roofed "sheds" with the lumber stic...
by Ray Newman
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looters
Replies: 19
Views: 909

Re: Looters

"If that looter wasn t killed out rightl, I would bet that he would have a life changing brain injury"
--Barbarossa

Yup and the tax payers will pay for his care due to the brain injury....
by Ray Newman
Mon May 25, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unertl Scopes
Replies: 10
Views: 419

Re: Unertl Scopes

MarlinMan93: thanks for the information. I think I will pass as I have self imposed rule: "If you don't know what you're doing, don't do it."
by Ray Newman
Mon May 25, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never Forget "Those Honored Dead"
Replies: 7
Views: 337

Re: Never Forget "Those Honored Dead"

Since Memorial Day -- Decoration Day as it was once known -- is about & for those who made the Supreme Sacrifice, lest I forget: PFC David L Felt , USMC, DOB 04/05/46, Sacramento, CA KIA 08/17/65 Lt. Peter Paul Domiano, USMC, DOB 10/18/43, Industry, NY KIA 07/01/66 PFC Billy Dean Nelson, USMC, DOB 0...
by Ray Newman
Sat May 23, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unertl Scopes
Replies: 10
Views: 419

Re: Unertl Scopes

marlinman93: know of anyone who clean/repair/adjust Unertl 'scopes?
by Ray Newman
Thu May 21, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 special
Replies: 21
Views: 759

Re: 32 special

From what hunters who shoot a .32 Spec’l. and the .35 Remington tell me, it seems the .32 Spec’l. and 35 Remington down range performance on game exceeds their paper ballistic tables….
by Ray Newman
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32-40 brass at Huntington's
Replies: 4
Views: 274

Re: 32-40 brass at Huntington's

Bruce: "NEW .32/40 BRASS FROM HUNTINGTON DIE SPECIALTIES "Nothing pumps new life into an obsolete cartridge quite like getting some new brass. While I was 'wandering' through the web site for Huntington Die Specialties I noticed they have new cases for the very honored .32/40 Winchester, with the co...
by Ray Newman
Wed Apr 29, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lawnmower Engines....
Replies: 49
Views: 1541

Re: Lawnmower Engines....

How about a goat? The pelosi will fertilize the lawn, you'll have goat milk and goat cheese....
by Ray Newman
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32-40 brass at Huntington's
Replies: 4
Views: 274

32-40 brass at Huntington's

Huntington Die Specialties has 32-40 Winchester brass fabricated by Starline:

http://www.huntingtons.com/store/produc ... 108&page=3
by Ray Newman
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kali Background Check For Ammo Nixed By Judge
Replies: 7
Views: 322

Re: Kali Background Check For Ammo Nixed By Judge

hate to bring ants to the picnic, but: "California: 9th Circuit Issues Stay, Reinstating Ammo Restrictions "Late Friday [4/24/2020] night (9:46pm), the following order came out from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, granting a temporary stay on the injunction issued on Thursday, April 24, in the NRA...
by Ray Newman
Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kali Background Check For Ammo Nixed By Judge
Replies: 7
Views: 322

Re: Kali Background Check For Ammo Nixed By Judge

I wonder if it will be appealed? The Politicos realize such laws are against the constitution and that eventually they will get overturned, but it takes years for them to run the system. When it gets found unconstitutional, they will create some other stupid law to fill in the gap. After the shootin...
by Ray Newman
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting at TWO MILES...
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: Shooting at TWO MILES...

I believe the esteemed Blaine is on to something. And also do no forget that while the shooters are very good marksmen, they are also using the very best in shooting equipment, two very powerful combinations. This thread makes me think of the ""Wasserburger Mile Shoot" scheduled for Labor Day 2020 -...
by Ray Newman
Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: State Department Leaked Cables Show Covid-19 From Wuhan Lab
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: State Department Leaked Cables Show Covid-19 From Wuhan Lab

When this virus first struck in China, the Smart Money said it was from a Chinese lab, but most failed to see the handwriting on the wall and made excuses.
by Ray Newman
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What About That Stimulus Check?
Replies: 16
Views: 809

Re: What About That Stimulus Check?

I aint holding my breath until the cheque in my hot little hands, then I'll decide what to do with it. Have a few wanted, I mean needed tools for the woodshop....
by Ray Newman
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Don't Buy China's Story? There is Strong Evidence That The Virus Leaked From a Lab
Replies: 17
Views: 1343

Re: Don't Buy China's Story? There is Strong Evidence That The Virus Leaked From a Lab

From the American Thinker -- "The Coincidental Chinese Virus": "When everything from professional sports to entertainment award shows have become political forums, it’s no surprise that an infectious disease outbreak moved from the realm of science to politics. "In politics there are few coincidence...
by Ray Newman
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Having to log in every time you visit?
Replies: 53
Views: 1987

Re: Having to log in every time you visit?

Had that issue on Thursday -- 3/26. Friday--3/27 -- computer logged on automatically.
by Ray Newman
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Don't Buy China's Story? There is Strong Evidence That The Virus Leaked From a Lab
Replies: 17
Views: 1343

Re: Don't But China's Story? There is Strong Evidence That The Virus Leaked From a Lab

The Smart Money said this early on, but the lone voices were not heard or discounted as rumors, racists, over reactionary, etc.
by Ray Newman
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The elderly in England need not apply....
Replies: 11
Views: 654

Re: The elderly in England need not apply....

Better hope and pray that this virus does not worsen and cause the hospitals to go into TRIAGE.

TRIAGE: the sorting of and allocation of treatment to patients and especially battle and disaster victims according to a system of priorities designed to maximize the number of survivors.
by Ray Newman
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2030 TV and radio commercial
Replies: 8
Views: 403

2030 TV and radio commercial

2030 TV and radio commercial:

“Were you or someone you know overly exposed to hand sanitizer, Lysol, bleach, or some other sanitizing product during the 2020 Corona pandemic?

“If so, you or they may be eligible for compensation”
by Ray Newman
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help from Army Vets
Replies: 6
Views: 270

Re: help from Army Vets

If you do have his DD214 and not some other record, the DD214 should show Ranger Tab and Special Forces. A friend of mine has both along with other training/schools on his DD214.
by Ray Newman
Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WORD!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Word?

From the early-mid 1960's:

Word?

What's the Word?

Thunderbird!

What's the price?

Thirty twice!

Some claimed Thunderbird was better than Night Train.
by Ray Newman
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh my God !
Replies: 14
Views: 564

Re: Oh my God !

Keep moving stuff -- you might find Jimmy Hoffa or D.B.Cooper!
by Ray Newman
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Joe Dixieboy Roberts.
Replies: 3
Views: 381

Re: Joe Dixieboy Roberts.

For a while there was a “Dixie Boy” (not sure of capitalization) complaining about how he was mistreated – ??denied tenure?? – , moving issues, and political complaints and comments on the Ruger Forum. Is that the same guy? If memory serves me and I think it does, he claimed that he was unable to po...
by Ray Newman
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New World Record 1000 Yard Five Shot Group
Replies: 20
Views: 715

Re: New World Record 1000 Yard Five Shot Group

Only a 1000 yards? Then there is the Wasserburger Mile match to be held on Labor Day Weekend 2020. However, it is limited to black powder and lead (grease groove or paper patch) bullet. Iron sights or 'scope -- http://shilohrifle.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=26870&sid=d1dc949e3986cf61cc84efc3f82d1...
by Ray Newman
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 75 years ago ...
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: 75 years ago ...

It was said that of the US Marines fighting on Iwo Jima that "Uncommon valor was a common virtue"....
by Ray Newman
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I know some 'NRA Members' are dumb, but....???
Replies: 11
Views: 481

Re: I know some 'NRA Members' are dumb, but....???

As marlinman said, it's all in what and how it is asked and who is asked. In other words, the issue really is: ”How to ask the questions to achieve your end goal.” I lived in California 1967 – 2001 and I recall an article from I believe the Calif. Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA) about an anti-fi...
by Ray Newman
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I know some 'NRA Members' are dumb, but....???
Replies: 11
Views: 481

Re: I know some 'NRA Members' are dumb, but....???

Does anyone really believe what Joe Biden says?

More and more he sounds like an old man well into his dotage....
by Ray Newman
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tax the Trailbikers and Birdwatchers too...
Replies: 9
Views: 353

Re: Tax the Trailbikers and Birdwatchers too...

Just like people who drive electric cars. They want free charging stations at malls, banks, restaurants, the apartment buildings and homes were they reside because they are "saving" mother earth. Saw with the gasoline tax being replaced by miles driven per year -- can't do that as they are again sav...
by Ray Newman
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got a tough question to answer ..... can you help?
Replies: 41
Views: 1489

Re: I got a tough question to answer ..... can you help?

"And she is legally blind. She can see but its limited..... more then a few feet from her nose and things go seriously blurry." wm This sounds like an accident waiting happen. I would not want to become involved in any type of firearms recommendation, take her shooting, training her, etc., given the...
by Ray Newman
Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just made a deal on this
Replies: 8
Views: 562

Re: Just made a deal on this

Interesting and nice addition to your collection. I heard shooters and collectors talk about them, but I have never seen one. Looks to be in very nice condition. be sure to let us know how it shoots.
by Ray Newman
Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well?!?! Who got something good?
Replies: 44
Views: 1365

Re: Well?!?! Who got something good?

"it's Christmas everyday here...when I want something within reason, I get it." -- SixGun Sr. Sounds much like me. But as I am going to fabricating a new shooting board, The Squeeze out did herself and gave me the VERITAS shooting Board Fence Guide and VERITAS shooting plane. For those not-in-the-kn...
by Ray Newman
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shotgun reloading tool.
Replies: 12
Views: 398

Re: Shotgun reloading tool.

If memory serves me, the reloader utilizes that that tool to apply the crimp on a shell.
by Ray Newman
Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lets'have a contest ...... everyone post a Christmas rifle story.
Replies: 17
Views: 755

Re: Lets'have a contest ...... everyone post a Christmas rifle story.

Christmas 1965, about 25 miles south of Danang air base. Early morning. Cold rain. Soaked to skin, water leaked into my boots. So dark I could not see my hand in front of my face, so quiet I heard my own heartbeat, M-14 and cartridge belt weighed me down into the water and mud. Heard something from ...
by Ray Newman
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The official start of old age
Replies: 29
Views: 880

Re: The official start of old age

Blaine: before I again forget, I didn't tell you that VA provides battery re-supply and repairs/adjustments, etc., of VA-provided hearing aids.

Time for our Christmas lunch?
by Ray Newman
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The official start of old age
Replies: 29
Views: 880

Re: The official start of old age

"Everyone seems to kevtch about the 'horrible' VA care, but It's been an absolute blessing for me. I guess it varies around the country." --Blaine G. Being in the VA care system since March 1968, I noticed that some -- if not many -- of these "horrible care" stories are caused by the person seeking ...
by Ray Newman
Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Use what's at hand.
Replies: 20
Views: 1443

Re: Use what's at hand.

And the world wide condemnation of the violence by the media and the moderate/peaceful Muslims is deafening!

Said it before and I'll say it again: the radical Muslim wants to slit the infidels' throats; the peace/moderate Muslims wants the radicals to do it....
by Ray Newman
Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lake City ?
Replies: 8
Views: 540

JNYork is correct, especially about what his gunsmith told him!.

"LC 68" is the military designation from ammunition made at the Lake City arsenal in 1968. Where did your brother in law get this ammunition?
by Ray Newman
Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: God save us from fanatics
Replies: 12
Views: 834

Re: God save us from fanatics

Such people not only vote, but they reproduce! Such incidents always remind me of what C.S. Lewis wrote: “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The...
by Ray Newman
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dremel tools- we all have one
Replies: 24
Views: 920

Re: Dremel tools- we all have one

"Dremel Tools scare most gunsmiths.--JimT

But not Bubba! Bubba ain't afraid of nothing!
by Ray Newman
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2 Barrel Stove
Replies: 21
Views: 841

Re: 2 Barrel Stove

Shades of the old SOTZ barrel kit and the SOTZ "Monster Maul" for wood splitting popular in 1970-80's! Haven't seen an ad or thought them in years. Back-In-the-Day, it was the thing to have if you were prepared for nuke war, natural catastrophes, etc. Always heard the design is very effective, but a...
by Ray Newman
Wed Nov 06, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .30 WCF at 85 ksi
Replies: 11
Views: 543

Re: .30 WCF at 85 ksi

Speaking about the 30 WCF – aka .30-30 – I have been told that it is inadequate for deer and at best only a 100 yard cartridge. However, these same shooters will say the 30 Herrett will easily kill a moose and they make it sound like if deer realize a 30 Herrett is in the woods, the deer head for th...
by Ray Newman
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guy Fawkes Day
Replies: 7
Views: 359

Guy Fawkes Day

To my Fellow Shooters in the UK, wishing you the most memorable Guy Fawkes Day celebration! Eat well, drink, be merry, and light the bonfires and fireworks!

For those Not-In-The-Know 'bout ol' Guy Fawkes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Fawkes
by Ray Newman
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: reloading bench?
Replies: 18
Views: 655

Re: reloading bench?

For those contemplating building or replacing an existing reloading bench, the National Reloading Manufacturers Association design, instructions, material needed, cut list, etc., maybe of interest. I built two such benches over the years, changing the dimensions to fit the available space. I found i...
by Ray Newman
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shiloh-Sharps
Replies: 6
Views: 622

Shiloh-Sharps

Shiloh Sharps rifles from foundry to finish:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXoP1f26FDE&app=desktop