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by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Sounds like you need a full time assistant Griff! Six is retired, maybe he would like the job? :D
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Just washed the truck. Gonna try to stay busy today so I dont take a nap! That really screws with my sleeping! I'm going to try the benadryl! Oh hey! What powder do you or Tom use in 25-20? I used to use 680, then it became 1680. Ever try lilgun? I know you bot shoot a lot of cast but I've always us...
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Sleep tight! Sweet dreams!! So I'm sitting here having a one way discussion with congress and the lights flicker then BOOM! My power stayed on but neighbors down the street are out. Took a ride but didnt see any transformers blown up, no lines down, pole fires. ISIS? Al Qaeda? Or just this antiquate...
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 21, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yessssss !!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 105

Re: Yessssss !!!!!!!!!!!!

My sister works for Home Instead. They are nation wide franchise home care. They can do housework as well as shopping and dr appointments or just sitting and talking. If all else fails you could see if there is a local office.
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

After I turned my phone off, just after I made that post, we could have bs'd till about 1! Last I remember looking at the clock was 12:43! Then the 2 black alarms and the chocolate alarm all went off at 0515 ! No way am I driving out to the club to shoot today, I'm already growling & grumpy! I'll go...
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

CANT SLEEP!! Its 10:30 and I'm wide awake...
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

I've been thinking about a tent too. A wall tent would be awesome. I missed the boat, had seen a small motor home cheap a couple years ago and didnt buy it. That could have been my range rig. Could have just left all my shooting stuff right in it all year long. Would have been a great bird hunting r...
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: September....
Replies: 17
Views: 204

Re: September....

Fox at 22 yards? Either they have no concern about humans or you are undetectable by canines! :D Around here the rabbit population is just about nil. Lots of fox and Wiley Coyote's though. It's because I smell of rotting flesh, they can't help themselves! Thanks y'all and yes John. Numbers are down...
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Well looky here, there is a truck bed under all those tools! Truck hasn't been cleaned out in years, lots of saw dust! Think I might do a little airgun shooting this afternoon. I hear lots of chipskunks chirping. Gotta thin the herd before they move into my shop walls again for the winter. I really ...
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: September....
Replies: 17
Views: 204

Re: September....

Fox at 22 yards? Either they have no concern about humans or you are undetectable by canines! :D

Around here the rabbit population is just about nil. Lots of fox and Wiley Coyote's though.
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

What do you mean 'had one of those ' ? Did it get absorbed by a buffalo coat? :lol:

The 19th , yes Colt but for some reason the day sticks in my mind for something else... But what?

Oh if I only had a small motor home, I wouldn't have to get up earlier than normal and drive for this 2 day shoot!
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I hate when a good deal happens on a firearm I don't need
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: I hate when a good deal happens on a firearm I don't need

Since when does NEED have anything to do with it? :D
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Who would have ever thought the first words on page 9 would be '$510 fart' :lol: :lol: :lol: Yes the club does this swap meet every year. Normally it's a day I'm not there so I've never been to it. Of course this year I'm in a match and since I also help run the matches I still won't have a chance t...
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heading back 3/23/20
Replies: 16
Views: 309

Re: Heading back 3/23/20

Maybe you can stop in for a visit with Pitchy?!
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heading back 3/23/20
Replies: 16
Views: 309

Re: Heading back 3/23/20

Cool beans! You are racking up the frequent flyer miles now! Question is can ya use miles for buying Parkers? :D
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Oh boy now I've heard everything! :lol:
Well something made her feel cruddy but she obviously feels better now.

Hey look at that another 2 boxes of Remington 218 bee factory loaded ammo- red & green boxes. How old is this stuff!?
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

She was probably all bound up from eating a pine cone or some such from the dark Maine woods! :lol: maybe moose turds?!
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

If ya can make it great!

It looks like I have right around 400 pieces of Bee brass, 200 brandy-new, 80 or so factory loaded with the 46 gr HP. The new primed WW stuff has a $6.65 price tag on the box!
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Just got an email from the gun club, they are having a swap meet this Sunday 8-1. Just incase Mr S. Ixgun or Mr F.ordwannbe have a desire to take a ride as I'll be there shooting a match.
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Hey I got 5 of those!!

Well the mason is on site, front steps are coming out, the block supporting the brick has deteriorated and he is rebuilding them. NO MORE ROCK SALT!

Well back to trimming bee's !
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Hey at least I KNEW what it was!
However the press keep calling it ' an instrument to measure air speed'
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

The reason I'm trimming these 100 odd bee cases is they weren't shot out of my #1 and they are 10-20 thou long. Shoulders are a bit forward. Figured I'd get them prepped for possible future use. Although I do have a box of vmax 40s and a box of Berger MEF 40s. I got 50 trimmed last night. Also found...
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

No the cracked shell holder is not useable, it doesn't hold a case straight in the press. Now I have a hornady that fits my case prep center, the bad rcbs and a good RCBS for the 218/25-20. I saw about that mechanic last week. From what I heard he filled the pito tube with spray foam. The pito tube ...
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 70 gift today
Replies: 14
Views: 279

Re: Winchester Model 70 gift today

I was gifted a model 70, 308 but alas it's a post gun. Shoots well enough although I haven't worked up a load for it yet.
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Pete, my UPS driver must be on vacation- normally he is here by 4...come on I need that shell holder!! :D
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wyoming Speed Goat
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: Wyoming Speed Goat

Nothing wrong with that!
Good to see your 4 legged guide along!
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Today (9/18/2019) is PACO'S BIRTHDAY!
Replies: 18
Views: 145

Re: Today (9/18/2019) is PACO'S BIRTHDAY!

Hope you have a wonderful BIRTHDAY!!
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Ugh! Nothing has come together yet today! Started by cleaning pellet stoves and chimneys. Not a hard task but moving the stoves is a pain. Then a fastener that hold a trim piece broke, had to reengineer that. As I'm coming in the basement I eyeball a valve that was leaking, as I lean against the woo...
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Hey have you tried the 200 gr Hornady .338 they make for the Marlin Express? I just read an article about it and the light bulb went on! The author said he has killed multiple moose with his...
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by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Hey Tom, don't be afraid to try 3" slugs, sometimes the accuracy improves with less ' jump' through the forcing cone. And yes try a bunch of different slugs. My Savage 220 really likes 3" Remington Accutip. It'll keep 3 inside 2-3" at 100. I'd say your 33 is well within minute of deer/bear/elk. The ...
by GunnyMack
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Decided to splurge and celebrate the new job. Bought this today. 20190917_183631-600x800.jpg I dont have the connisoure palette some do but I do like to try different whiskey. This was bottled for the local store. Had some , very smooth but not much is flavors like some higher end stuff. Yeah if I h...
by GunnyMack
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Sound like you had a good day at the range! There is a reason the BAR has an 8 lbs trigger- it's not a match rifle! I'm sure you are still the only guy on the planet shooting silhouettes with one, and that makes it all the more spectacular!
by GunnyMack
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

So how did it shoot?

I spent the day doing another part of the big pine job. Trying to get loose ends tied up before 10/7 when I start the new gig.
by GunnyMack
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best news in years!
Replies: 10
Views: 304

Re: Best news in years!

That's the greatest thing since the 2016 election! The Far Side and Calvin & Hobbes were the best ever!!
by GunnyMack
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

You are right Six Jr, the log is cut in thick slabs, then dried. Sure that straight log is fine if ya want plain straight grain but if ya want high figured then ya gotta cut the crotch wood! Baileys is good on the rice pudding too! Does she use LARD for her crust? Without lard there is no way it can...
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

I saw that on the weather channel this morning- or was it fox news... terrible thing to happen.
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

:lol: yeah I HAD to do that! Although I'm sure your 55 miles is completely different than 55 miles down here with the amount of traffic here.
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

The last commute I had was to the lumberyard, less than 3 miles- this drive is gonna drive me nuts! :lol:
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks Jay! 12 miles away and I've already found the back road route to avoid the highway that is choked with traffic lights!
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Please, please- no applause- just throw money! :D This company makes state of the art printing machines. Everything used in daily life from car brochures to medication boxes go through these machines. I'll be doing work as a machinist, electrical wiring, assembly so far. The company has machines all...
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Well I can say the interview went surprisingly well! The owner says to me 'I see you are a gun guy'- yup sure am - you will fit in here we are gun guys! I am now gainfully employed as of 10/7. Got a couple projects I need to get finished before I start punching a time clock.
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Time on Horseback
Replies: 4
Views: 207

Re: First Time on Horseback

The greeter should have plugged it into 220v!
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can any of you guys identify this sight?
Replies: 12
Views: 297

Re: Can any of you guys identify this sight?

How big is the radius on the bottom?- maybe a muzzle loader sight? Like off a very large bore front stuffer.
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Email from Hodgon- PB has been discontinued! Replacement is Winchester 572. They did not elaborate as to it being a direct replacement.
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Bore......
Replies: 30
Views: 1368

Re: Big Bore......

Buddy of mine carried his 44 bulldog in a shoulder rig until he got a Glock 20. I carried a 7&1/2" SBH in a shoulder rig but it was hugely unpractical! Then I got my Glock 23. I'm not a fan of 9mm, but the 9 bullets have gotten better ! I made my Single Six .44 special with 4" barrel as a carry gun,...
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Fine, Griff can have it but you must allow it to stay in Six's vault so he can continue to use it for small bore matches. So could I use my #1 in Bee for these matches? It's got a lever!? Someday I have to try silhouette shooting, seems like it could be fun. Of course I don't have anything to use ex...
by GunnyMack
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

I think the shell holder cracked when I grabbed it in the vise, had the drill grab once. And yes they are harder than Sanders's skull !
by GunnyMack
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1895 Saddle Ring Carbines; '41 & '42
Replies: 10
Views: 225

Re: 1895 Saddle Ring Carbines; '41 & '42

NICE PAIR!
I can honestly say I've never seen a 95 in person!
by GunnyMack
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

So I decided to sit down and start loading my stash of 218 bee. Of course it had to go through the tumbler. Then I deprimed 50, yup too long by .010 +/-. Ok break out the manual trimmer. Naw too much cranking! Hornady Case prep center- yeah that's the ticket!! RCBS shell holder dont work too good wi...
by GunnyMack
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Nathan's dont hold a candle to Berks Meats FIESTA DOGS- Jalapeno & cheese, 1/4 lbs each. Well I dont know who is more wet- me or the dogs? They just had their fall bath. Boy howdy do Winnie and Parker love the garden hose! Claro hates the hose, have to tie her up to wash her but she swims like a fish!