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by Scrumbag
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess we wont see GK or Nath for awhile...
Replies: 13
Views: 316

Re: Guess we wont see GK or Nath for awhile...

Apparently UK supermarket alocohol sales are up massively though
by Scrumbag
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Considering a shot gun
Replies: 17
Views: 729

Re: Considering a shot gun

I think a Mossberg 500 Field / Security combo would do you well.

Security for main needs and could give clays a try with the 28" barrel
by Scrumbag
Sat Jun 06, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adjusted Rossi for things that go bump in the night.
Replies: 12
Views: 685

Re: Adjusted Rossi for things that go bump in the night.

Me likey!

Suppressors on lever actions seems to be becoming more popular. Marlin now thread from Factory as do Chiappa
by Scrumbag
Sat Jun 06, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puma 92 454 rebarrel
Replies: 12
Views: 633

Re: Puma 92 454 rebarrel

Looks great! Enjoy shooting.

When my gunsmith re-opens I'm having a tang sight put on my .44 mag chiappa 1892 clone
by Scrumbag
Thu May 14, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tang sight on Chiappa 1892 - Screw Specs and Spacing
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Re: Tang sight on Chiappa 1892 - Screw Specs and Spacing

I am however still searching for the correct base.

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Thu May 14, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tang sight on Chiappa 1892 - Screw Specs and Spacing
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Re: Tang sight on Chiappa 1892 - Screw Specs and Spacing

Thanks folks.

Found out the screw lengths are:

Item no. 731.122 -45.5 mm Longer
Item no. 730.471 -40.5 mm Standard / stock
Item no. 730.475 -6.4mm front screw

Best wishes,

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Wed May 06, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tang sight on Chiappa 1892 - Screw Specs and Spacing
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Tang sight on Chiappa 1892 - Screw Specs and Spacing

Hi folks, I'm looking to put a tang sight on my Chiappa Alaskan Asked Marbles and Lyman which sight and screw set I needed and got told "Don't know" So, here is the reply I got from Chiappa. https://i.imgur.com/6effcWG.png If I can get them to give me the length of the screws as well, I shall post t...
by Scrumbag
Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chiappa 1892 Trapper Carbine - Marble peep sight help
Replies: 15
Views: 1816

Re: Chiappa 1892 Trapper Carbine - Marble peep sight help

Hi there, did you find a Marbles for your Chiappa?

I have an Alaskan and I'm wondering about a similar idea as I'd prefer a peep sight closer to my eye
by Scrumbag
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HENRY Model X
Replies: 33
Views: 1521

HENRY Model X

Hi folks,

Well, Marlin might have competition:

https://www.henryusa.com/rifles/big-boy ... X%20Models

Henry, side loading gate, in Pistol Calibres...

ATB,

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WW1
Replies: 26
Views: 1295

Re: WW1

JNG, you're grandfather fought the Italians? As in against? Or fought along side / joined the Italian Army? My Great uncle was a Scot but joined up with the Canadians 1914 to 1918 as was in Canada when war broke out. Got some of his old kit including bayonet and a captured German saw-backed one. Dre...
by Scrumbag
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 7x57
Replies: 38
Views: 1480

Re: 7x57

Looks good and a very "useful" chambering 7x57!

Hits hard enough without beating up the shoulder
by Scrumbag
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A pair of Winchester Model 12s
Replies: 14
Views: 622

Re: A pair of Winchester Model 12s

Lovely guns and lovely memories!

Got a 12g Model 12 heavy duck myself.

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 30-30 does it again
Replies: 49
Views: 1419

Re: The 30-30 does it again

Well done!
by Scrumbag
Thu Nov 07, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guy Fawkes Day
Replies: 7
Views: 357

Re: Guy Fawkes Day

Classcially you eat "bangers" (sausage) and mash potato too!
by Scrumbag
Thu Nov 07, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Dominion ML opener today !
Replies: 20
Views: 411

Re: Old Dominion ML opener today !

Well done 6pt!
by Scrumbag
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scout style scope on Rossi 92
Replies: 16
Views: 829

Re: Scout style scope on Rossi 92

You'll need at least 8 maybe 9" of eye relief.

My Chiappa is an 1892 clone so you'll need to be infront of the ejection point.

Image

I find it helps a lot.

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I’m oughtta here !
Replies: 45
Views: 1594

Re: I’m oughtta here !

Well it’s monday evening here in the Philippines. The wife and I are leaving for Manila around 08:00 Tuesday . Going to visit her brothers family in Pasig Tuesday evening and one of her old friends Wednesday for lunch . My flight out of Manila is about 23:00 Wednesday and I’m routed thru Seoul with...
by Scrumbag
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I’m oughtta here !
Replies: 45
Views: 1594

Re: I’m oughtta here !

Looks good buddy!
by Scrumbag
Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I’m oughtta here !
Replies: 45
Views: 1594

Re: I’m oughtta here !

Travel safe, buddy!
by Scrumbag
Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Winchester Book On 1895 Lever Actions
Replies: 49
Views: 2192

Re: New Winchester Book On 1895 Lever Actions

Sent one of these to my Canadian buddy who has a bit of a "thing" for 1895s and he's very happy!
by Scrumbag
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200
Replies: 26
Views: 1070

Re: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200

The model 12 in great, I own one. But I would say maybe get a more modern one. A second hand mossberg 500 won't devalue that much and there are so many parts it will do virtually anything for you.

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 338 Federal
Replies: 12
Views: 348

Re: 338 Federal

Looks very interesting for a pig stomper
by Scrumbag
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan
Replies: 7
Views: 371

Re: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan

piller wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:40 pm
My .44 Mag Ruger Super Blackhawk has a pistol scope on it. Leupold. It is all I could want.
Sounds good! Wish we could still have handguns over here.

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan
Replies: 7
Views: 371

Re: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan

Pete44ru wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:07 pm
.

You're welcome - remember, the only easy day was yesterday.... ;)

.
With the day I'm having, I'm inclined to agree!
by Scrumbag
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan
Replies: 7
Views: 371

Re: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan

. You have found out that there are "Scout" scopes, and then there are "Scout" scopes - that's how I found out which one was best for me (buying/trying, etc). I hope you enjoy it more than previously. :) . Thanks Pete, yes, should have read the specs and played with the tape measure more! Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan
Replies: 7
Views: 371

Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan

Hi folks, I have been enjoying my foray into lever gun shooting. I chose a .44 mag Chiappa Alaskan with a 20" bbl as the take down appealled, it's a clone of a JMB design, it could be shot on "Gallery" (Read pistol ranges) here in the UK and I liked the idea of shooting more iron sights. (A scout Pi...
by Scrumbag
Wed May 22, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I just saw that the 1895 is back.
Replies: 37
Views: 2002

Re: I just saw that the 1895 is back.

Interesting option for an 1895. The guy who owns this 1895 is Finnish and I think it is chambered in 7.62x53r https://i.imgur.com/2odQxcL.jpg It's a custom mount for an Aimpoint H-1 (2?) that fits in the rear right block. Interesting eh? https://i.imgur.com/QPabjIv.jpg Check out Leogronlund_outdoors...
by Scrumbag
Sun May 19, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: And so it begins !
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: And so it begins !

Happy hunting buddy!
by Scrumbag
Thu May 09, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: talk me into/outta a bighorn 500S&W
Replies: 21
Views: 761

Re: talk me into/outta a bighorn 500S&W

Looks a cool idea but what it gives you over a Marlin / Chiappa / Henry when has a loading gate in 45-70 is kinda beyond me for the money... I finally got to the point that I realized I had dozens (and dozens) of firearms that were all "pretty good" at what they were designed for, but few that were...
by Scrumbag
Wed May 08, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.
Replies: 45
Views: 1040

Re: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.

Rootin' for ya buddy!
by Scrumbag
Wed May 08, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: talk me into/outta a bighorn 500S&W
Replies: 21
Views: 761

Re: talk me into/outta a bighorn 500S&W

Looks a cool idea but what it gives you over a Marlin / Chiappa / Henry when has a loading gate in 45-70 is kinda beyond me for the money...
by Scrumbag
Wed May 01, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Calm down....
Replies: 37
Views: 1052

Re: Calm down....

Nice to see you back Nath!

Rabbit is good though I think I prefer hare...

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Easter
Replies: 11
Views: 232

Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter folks!
by Scrumbag
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 AE Trapper .45 Colt Feeding Issues
Replies: 12
Views: 298

Re: Winchester 94 AE Trapper .45 Colt Feeding Issues

Welcome from another UK member!

Sorry can't be more help.
by Scrumbag
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rusty.
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rusty.

Many happy returns!
by Scrumbag
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Rimfire McNutjob.
Replies: 5
Views: 213

Re: Happy Birthday Rimfire McNutjob.

Many happy returns!
by Scrumbag
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4 frame arrived
Replies: 62
Views: 1394

Re: 4 frame arrived

Lovely looking stuff
by Scrumbag
Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chiappa / Taylor's front sights
Replies: 3
Views: 282

Re: Chiappa / Taylor's front sights

Earl,

Just thought |I'd let you know found someone selling short Williams Fire Sights, bought a shorter one and hopefully testing out on Friday coming!

Note to self, buy ammo!
by Scrumbag
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old black powder.
Replies: 12
Views: 574

Re: Old black powder.

BlaineG wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:39 pm
I have read, but cannot prove, that the black powder loads for WWII Battleships were used during the first Gulf War.....
I doubt that, my understanding is that battle ships in the C20th used cordite gun cotton...

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ithaca 66
Replies: 16
Views: 604

Re: Ithaca 66

The hardest part may be finding it in 20 ga. My best friend since we were 13 had a 66 and still has his .22 single shot. His 66 was a 12, and all the ones owned by folks I knew were 12's. And you are correct, not the best made products Ithaca turned out. His M49 shows it's age but still shoots extr...
by Scrumbag
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chiappa Alaskan
Replies: 35
Views: 1796

Re: Chiappa Alaskan

Well folks,

Firesight arrived this morning and installed on the gun whilst heating up lunch.

Now to get some range time booked!
by Scrumbag
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 S&W in lever guns
Replies: 27
Views: 882

Re: 500 S&W in lever guns

Sweet stuff brother! Looks the bees knees! Not shot the Fastfire on the .44 yet. Bore sighted it last night down the hallway so hopefully will get to the range next week and have a play with it. What the heck, drywall isn't that expensive - just go ahead and shoot it...! Tell your wife the kids mus...
by Scrumbag
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 S&W in lever guns
Replies: 27
Views: 882

Re: 500 S&W in lever guns

Nice 44! Is that a Burris Fastfire? Just put a new one on my CHiappa Alaskan in .44 mag... It is a 1970s version that was taking apart for burglar-proof storage when I away at college (we had had five burglaries in four years at our house). I immersed the action in a long pan of oil while the stock...
by Scrumbag
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chiappa Alaskan
Replies: 35
Views: 1796

Re: Chiappa Alaskan

Well folks, a bit of gun plumbing here this afto. Found the front bead on my .44 mag lever action is too tall for a lot of my shooting so I ordered a shorter Williams firesight. Not here yet but hopefully next couple of days. My brass punches arrived today so I drifted out the front sight. As I took...
by Scrumbag
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 S&W in lever guns
Replies: 27
Views: 882

Re: 500 S&W in lever guns

Nice 44!

Is that a Burris Fastfire? Just put a new one on my CHiappa Alaskan in .44 mag...
by Scrumbag
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chiappa Alaskan
Replies: 35
Views: 1796

Re: Chiappa Alaskan

Well, as an update I ordered a 0.25" Williams Firesight this morning so hopefully that will help things on the aiming sighting front!

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ithaca 66
Replies: 16
Views: 604

Re: Ithaca 66

Set up a search on Guntrader matey, will email you when something comes up.

Also worth checking out Holts and Southams auctioneers.

Scrummy
by Scrumbag
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chiappa Alaskan
Replies: 35
Views: 1796

Re: Chiappa Alaskan

I don’t. When I went down to take pictures I realized I’ve sold the Rossi, swapped out the hammer screw back to original on the 1886 so I could install a model 21 sight and remembered I had just simply drilled and tapped a new hole in the BLR aluminum receiver. What I did on the 1886 was have a rep...
by Scrumbag
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Pair To Draw To
Replies: 21
Views: 775

Re: A Pair To Draw To

Some lovely pieces there folks!