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by Walker
Thu Apr 04, 2024 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1886 TD mag hanger help
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: 1886 TD mag hanger help

Talking with the gunsmith today, the dovetail edges were filed square. We talked it over and decided to silver solder the hanger onto the barrel. The bore is too good to discard the barrel.

Thanks guys!
by Walker
Wed Apr 03, 2024 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1886 TD mag hanger help
Replies: 3
Views: 288

1886 TD mag hanger help

Picked up this old 86 years ago and had it in the safe. It's getting refinished and it looks like the hanger dovetail was wallowed out enough that it hasn't enough metal left to ping. Any ideas? I don't want to restore it, just get it back into hunting shape. I haven't come across a replacement barr...
by Walker
Sat Mar 02, 2024 11:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pig Hunting In Texas With A 50-100-450
Replies: 16
Views: 1401

Re: Pig Hunting In Texas With A 50-100-450

Nice shot and the rifle is outstanding!
by Walker
Sat Nov 18, 2023 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another Mike Rhinehart article
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Re: Another Mike Rhinehart article

Now that was excellent!
by Walker
Wed Nov 15, 2023 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 gets it done again!
Replies: 25
Views: 11441

Re: 30-30 gets it done again!

Beautiful Winchester and a great hunt
by Walker
Thu Oct 26, 2023 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hornady 50-110 die set
Replies: 0
Views: 394

Hornady 50-110 die set

Hey Guys, this morning Turnbull had 4 sets of Hornady custom 50-110 dies https://www.turnbullrestoration.com/gun ... 0-hornady/

Terry
by Walker
Fri Sep 29, 2023 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the China virus... again
Replies: 39
Views: 1972

Re: Got the Big C... again

Hope you get through it quickly. Got my gallbladder removed Monday... wife tested positive Wednesday and I tested positive today. First time for us both. So far just feels like bad allergies.
by Walker
Fri Sep 22, 2023 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT PACO
Replies: 47
Views: 2239

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT PACO

Happy Birthday Sir! Been a real pleasure hanging out here and rereading your book.
by Walker
Mon Jul 31, 2023 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To Jkbrea
Replies: 5
Views: 382

Re: Happy Birthday To Jkbrea

Happy Birthday Jim!
by Walker
Sat Jul 15, 2023 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is a pretty cool shooter
Replies: 21
Views: 1018

Re: This is a pretty cool shooter

That would do just fine!
by Walker
Sat Jul 08, 2023 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Support Group
Replies: 6
Views: 308

Re: Support Group

:D
by Walker
Sun Jun 04, 2023 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 41 years
Replies: 31
Views: 1114

Re: 41 years

Congratulations! It sure makes the journey better.
by Walker
Tue May 16, 2023 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Old Man - A Wilderness Encounter
Replies: 13
Views: 690

Re: The Old Man - A Wilderness Encounter

One of my favorite stories.
by Walker
Fri Feb 17, 2023 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco
Replies: 25
Views: 1361

Re: Paco

:) I'm in the same club. Shoot equally poorly with either hand.
by Walker
Fri Feb 17, 2023 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Raquel Welch
Replies: 11
Views: 758

Re: RIP Raquel Welch

...and Hannie Caulder. Hard to believe she's gone and we're that old.
by Walker
Tue Feb 07, 2023 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To Fordwannabe
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: Happy Birthday To Fordwannabe

Happy Birthday! Hope it was a good one.
by Walker
Sat Dec 17, 2022 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fitz Special
Replies: 9
Views: 652

Re: Fitz Special

They shoot alright. This is from 7 yds. The spread is from shooting as quickly as I could. I need to get them out more often.
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by Walker
Sat Dec 17, 2022 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fitz Special
Replies: 9
Views: 652

Re: Fitz Special

I still don't see how Fitz pocket carried those cut down New Services. I had Andy Horvath work over a pair of abused ones and thin the trigger guards but I don't even think that's needed. Had the itch...
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by Walker
Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I lost three pounds...!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 505

Re: I lost three pounds...!!!

Didn't you walk funny without it Doc?
by Walker
Thu Dec 08, 2022 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Semi decent !
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Re: Semi decent !

Nice! I've got an old MS model 1903 with 6 notches carved in the bottom of the butt stock.
by Walker
Sat Nov 12, 2022 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Henry Rant
Replies: 10
Views: 725

Re: Old Henry Rant

Yeah, up to that point it was ok... attention to historic detail is frequently not a priority in Hollyweird.
by Walker
Fri Oct 28, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Initiation To A Tree Stand
Replies: 14
Views: 718

Re: Initiation To A Tree Stand

Excellent!
by Walker
Tue Oct 18, 2022 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How refreshing!
Replies: 5
Views: 492

Re: How refreshing!

Thanks Guys. I'll miss my hunting buddies but I won't miss hunting the Mojave. I've got family with land around Tulsa but we're too far away. Not necessarily a bad thing. Best of luck Tutt! Thanks Rockrat, I'll check out the OKC gun club wait list.
by Walker
Tue Oct 18, 2022 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How refreshing!
Replies: 5
Views: 492

How refreshing!

Sold the house in San Diego and moved back home to Oklahoma in July. Haven't seen 1 BLM yard sign since and folks are friendly. Now just need to find out where everyone's going to shoot their old Winchesters.
by Walker
Thu Sep 22, 2022 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A sound lesson!
Replies: 6
Views: 711

Re: A sound lesson!

Love it! Can't wait to send it to my niece and imagine the eye rolls.
by Walker
Wed Sep 07, 2022 6:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1885 In 25-35
Replies: 35
Views: 2552

Re: Winchester 1885 In 25-35

Sweet!
by Walker
Sat Aug 20, 2022 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happened?
Replies: 2
Views: 382

Re: What happened?

That's weird. Nice looking rifle, saw it posted elsewhere.
by Walker
Sun Aug 07, 2022 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To Pitchy
Replies: 19
Views: 1154

Re: Happy Birthday To Pitchy

Have a good one!
by Walker
Sun Jul 31, 2022 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To jkbrea
Replies: 4
Views: 339

Re: Happy Birthday To jkbrea

Hope it was a good one Jim!
by Walker
Sat Jun 25, 2022 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Residential rabbits....
Replies: 20
Views: 1666

Re: Residential rabbits....

Excellent! Thanks for posting Nath.
by Walker
Fri Jun 24, 2022 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 40-60 wcf Fan
Replies: 16
Views: 1304

Re: 40-60 wcf Fan

Beautiful rifle! Now I need to read up on the 40-60.
by Walker
Thu Jun 16, 2022 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun logic
Replies: 35
Views: 2098

Re: Gun logic

I like it!
by Walker
Wed Jun 15, 2022 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To Dusty Texian
Replies: 4
Views: 347

Re: Happy Birthday To Dusty Texian

Happy Birthday DT! Hope you're keeping those '76 Winchesters busy!
by Walker
Sat May 21, 2022 12:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wyoming Sight Drifter
Replies: 10
Views: 1026

Re: Wyoming Sight Drifter

Small and handy. I'm always loosing tools to my wife so I ordered 2.
by Walker
Thu Apr 07, 2022 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tell me about your .44 Special
Replies: 37
Views: 3575

Re: Tell me about your .44 Special

Just the one, wish it was original... Shipped to San Francisco in 1913 as a 32wcf. 1st gen Russian and S&W 44 barrel and cylinder fitted later.
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by Walker
Thu Mar 24, 2022 7:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 358 win
Replies: 18
Views: 1745

Re: 358 win

http://socalgun.com/used-guns.html
They don't have photos up but it's a 99F.
From their used guns page...
Savage 99F Classic lever action in .358Win. Blue receiver hardwood stock. Brass cartridge counter. 1600.00

It was still there yesterday.
by Walker
Thu Mar 24, 2022 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 358 win
Replies: 18
Views: 1745

Re: 358 win

The LGS has a Savage 99 in 358 but they're asking $1600.
by Walker
Wed Mar 23, 2022 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New old Garand stock.
Replies: 5
Views: 744

Re: New old Garand stock.

Nice! That's one of my bucket list guns.
by Walker
Wed Mar 23, 2022 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tom Mix on a Henderson motorcycle
Replies: 25
Views: 2149

Re: Tom Mix on a Henderson motorcycle

That's awesome!
by Walker
Fri Feb 25, 2022 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question for the Mannlicher Schoenauer owners
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: Question for the Mannlicher Schoenauer owners

Thanks Guys, I may have to go with the Parker Hale sight then. Haven't seen an original lyman 36-MS in about 10 years.
by Walker
Thu Feb 24, 2022 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question for the Mannlicher Schoenauer owners
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Question for the Mannlicher Schoenauer owners

Picked up a well-hunted model 1903 carbine and I've been wanting to mount a peep sight. I've had a couple of mannlichers and over the years picked up a couple of lyman no. 36 swing away peep sights, MS-24 and MS-50. It looks like the MS-24 replaces the bolt release like the earlier version just with...
by Walker
Sun Feb 20, 2022 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sad news about our comrade M.M. Wright
Replies: 36
Views: 3293

Re: Sad news about our comrade M.M. Wright

Very sad news indeed, always enjoyed his input and the conversations we had on my 1873 src.
by Walker
Thu Feb 17, 2022 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Deer Hunt With the Model 71 Winchester
Replies: 5
Views: 746

Re: Deer Hunt With the Model 71 Winchester

Love that story and the way it's told!
by Walker
Fri Feb 04, 2022 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pour yourself a "sammich"
Replies: 14
Views: 1034

Re: Pour yourself a "sammich"

It's a local favorite here in San Diego. If you're not careful though you can easily drink more than you should, it's that good.
by Walker
Wed Feb 02, 2022 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Night Ride
Replies: 10
Views: 802

Re: Night Ride

That's a nice memory Jim!
by Walker
Sat Jan 29, 2022 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1876 In 50 Express
Replies: 33
Views: 3191

Re: Winchester 1876 In 50 Express

What are your thoughts on the usefulness of that Freund rear sight Shrapnel?
by Walker
Fri Jan 28, 2022 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50-100-450 twist rate questions
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Re: 50-100-450 twist rate questions

Thanks Doc, I'll dig those up.
by Walker
Fri Jan 28, 2022 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50-100-450 twist rate questions
Replies: 2
Views: 368

50-100-450 twist rate questions

Hey Guys, can you point me to anything that would explain how fast a 450gr barnes original or similar bullet could expect to be driven in a barrel with 1 in 36" twist? I know that Winchester originally started with a 1 in 48" twist for the 50-100-450 and later changed it but I'd like to un...
by Walker
Fri Jan 28, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1876 In 50 Express
Replies: 33
Views: 3191

Re: Winchester 1876 In 50 Express

I'd like to be around when both of those take meat. Beautiful!