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by GunnyMack
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good ole'Bessy Bessy.
Replies: 8
Views: 35

Re: Good ole'Bessy Bessy.

I think you need a .32 ! Whole lot less powder burnt and save a lot of meat!
by GunnyMack
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting case head separations in 38/357
Replies: 19
Views: 304

Re: Getting case head separations in 38/357

Thank you Six for the kind words...
I was told by a Master Smith once-
If you cant dazzle them with brilliance baffle them with bullshyt.
by GunnyMack
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting case head separations in 38/357
Replies: 19
Views: 304

Re: Getting case head separations in 38/357

I think I would use a real head space gauge to actually check head space. This really needs to be checked at the rim( in this situation) As for cases growing: Revolver, the FP hits the primer, ignites powder then as gases expand the case moves backwards slightly as the brass flows, this gives the ma...
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the Ruger gods must be angry........
Replies: 17
Views: 202

Re: Was gonna get a Ruger 9mm carbine....

I saw the Kel-Tec's are available in 9,40,45 and now 10mm. I'd get a 40 to go with my Glock 23 Gen 1.
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 60A project coming together
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: 60A project coming together

Yes it'll probably shoot a few of them tree rats.
I've had this sitting in the corner for a few years, be nice to have it up & running again.
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 60A project coming together
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: 60A project coming together

It works!!
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 60A project coming together
Replies: 3
Views: 56

60A project coming together

The $100 bolt showed up today!
Now to check headspace.
Come on Lyman!
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting case head separations in 38/357
Replies: 19
Views: 304

Re: Getting case head separations in 38/357

That's a good thought Doc!

I've never had great luck with nickles brass.
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heavy hunting loads, .41 Magnum?
Replies: 12
Views: 159

Re: Heavy hunting loads, .41 Magnum?

I'm using lilgun with 210s JHP out of my Henry, right around 1800fps and very accurate .
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 29
Views: 411

Re: Waiting waiting !

Hmm, this is a head scratcher...
On one hand you have Parker's...
On the other a Zephyer doesnt show up all too often...
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting case head separations in 38/357
Replies: 19
Views: 304

Re: Getting case head separations in 38/357

I have seen this in the past, was nickel cases too. What caused it I do not know but I suspect the brass and nickel combo has something to do with it.
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 29
Views: 411

Re: Waiting waiting !

Just 75 grand? Heck that's chump change ( if your name is Trump).
At one point a dear friend had 1 of every Parker. When one of the books was being produced most of the pics were his guns. Sadly he is gone now...
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey 6pt sika
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Hey 6pt sika

I restocked a VH 20 years ago, the gun was knocked down a set of steps. My stock wood/ semi inlet guy has since passed. Anyhow that 28 could always be restocked and I suppose it could also be tubed... yes I know that's blasphemy! Although my 'Red Headed Stepchild' a 12 ga O/U that put together from ...
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey 6pt sika
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Hey 6pt sika

I just went back to Turnbull's website, I cant find it now... maybe they sold it and took it off the site?

Shame it's been cut at both ends! Make a fine grouse/skeet gun if the stock was a bit longer...
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 29
Views: 411

Re: Waiting waiting !

Yup a Parker. When I saw it it was in his rack- it looked so outta place next to his 410s & 28.
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got me a new toy.
Replies: 20
Views: 324

Re: Got me a new toy.

But I also use a 4wt and a 28 more than the the 2wt or 410.
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 29
Views: 411

Re: Waiting waiting !

Steve Cobb has an 8ga! I saw it but I didnt get to SEE it.
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got me a new toy.
Replies: 20
Views: 324

Re: Got me a new toy.

Beautiful "toy," Gamekeeper. I can imagine the joy of feeding it paper-hulled 2 1/2-inch shells, and the wonderful smell of them upon extraction. Such a gun surely rewards a cautious and skillful approach -- hunting reduced to its simplest form. Seems a .410 single shot is in the same league as a 3...
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thinning Lee Liquid Alox?
Replies: 14
Views: 214

Re: Thinning Lee Liquid Alox?

Make sure its DRY , buddy of mine had oiled his RWS years ago and was a bit heavy with the lube. Next shot and like Blaine mentioned it turned into a little diesel engine -BOOM!
by GunnyMack
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey 6pt sika
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Hey 6pt sika

I just happened to see on Turnbull website that he has a Parker VH 28 for sale!
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Silhouettes
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Silhouettes

Does anyone have or know where to get silhouette patterns? Or where to buy them?
I'm thinking I need a set or two.
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh Guuuuunnnnnnyyyy!
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Oh Guuuuunnnnnnyyyy!

You are very Welcome Six! Some how I figured you didn't have a .450 Bushmaster in your collection. I hope the 38-40 are good, I have no idea where I got them! I have 1 for my meager collection but mine has a black talon ( remember those?) stuck in it. The 450 is like shooting a 20 slug, it's a very ...
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Re: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!

Sixgun wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:07 pm
Gunny,
I found one of those sights you need but the price is a bit high.......on Gunbroker......$400.....but....but.....you get a rifle with the sight. :D (sorry for the BB)----6
Yea Six I found that one too!
by GunnyMack
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Re: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!

M. M. Wright wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:32 pm
Gunny, what was that gun again? I'm almost sure to have that side mount. If I can find it.
Winchester 60A
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Geese.
Replies: 24
Views: 347

Re: Geese.

I call them flying groundhogs.

We used to shoot a lot of geese off a secluded farm pond. Had loads of fun doing it. Only problem with geese is they are so darned tough. Even tried making baloney with them.
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 29
Views: 411

Re: Waiting waiting !

you might have better luck finding hens teeth!
I really like the Parkers but I dont know all that much about them.
When I was at Steve's shop I looked at 3 different 410s. I knew better than ask prices!
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gotta gush. Sorry...
Replies: 10
Views: 259

Re: Gotta gush. Sorry...

No apologies necessary- a rifle shooting good is to be celebrated!
I hope you fill your freezer with it.
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 29
Views: 411

Re: Waiting waiting !

You are gonna need a lot of Cnotes for a 28!
Check out stevecobbguns.com.
Steve is local shop for me, he deals in mostly doubles. Last time I was at his place he showed me his 410s and his 28. I was drooling!
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Re: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!

Fellers the name.
Seems like a a great guy.

Thanks!
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Re: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!

I emailed Lyman again and they sent me another phone number.
Guess what!?
This person has a 55RWS that is NIB!!!!
I dont think I should say how much he is charging me...
Ok,ok stop twisting my arm I'll tell you!
Sight 49.50
S&H 12.50
USPS money order is going out tomorrow first thing.
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 510

Re: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?

AJMD429 wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:00 pm
MY support animal is a Rhinoceros.....is that a problem....?????? :lol:
You better book your flights on the C5A Galaxy! :D
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 25-20 pet loads
Replies: 9
Views: 352

Re: 25-20 pet loads

Many Moons ago I knew a butcher that swore by his 25-20 for dispatching steers,sheep & hogs. Said he had too many animals shrug off a 22 mag. Shh, I've used it for deer- worked just fine. And if i remember right at one point a world record deer was shot with a 25-20. No i sure wouldn't use it on pet...
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 29
Views: 411

Re: Waiting waiting !

I got to fondle a Parker Trap gun this past Sunday.
Also a Winchester 21.both were very nicely dressed with highly figured walnut. The Parker was re case hardened & blued.
I've handled 21's but never a Parker Trap gun. It just about fit me.
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Re: Lyman returned my email

I just spoke with a very nice gentleman ( the other contact from Lyman) in Ohio, he has retired but Lyman doesn't believe him so they keep giving out his number. First thing he said was ' boy that's going to be a tough one to find' I'm afraid he is right! Looking like a weaver base is soon to be ins...
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Henry .45-70
Replies: 10
Views: 354

Re: New Henry .45-70

I just looked at Henry site, MSRP is just a shade over a grand. Also see they have the Big Boy is case hardened too.
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Re: Lyman returned my email

I knew you were being funny, I appreciate the humor! If and when I get this thing up & running I'll post pics and shooting results.
by GunnyMack
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Re: Lyman returned my email

Bronco at this point I'm waiting to speak with the other contact given to me by Lyman. If that fails I'm just going to look for the side mount. If that fails then I'm going to D&T for a weaver base. This gun is in pretty good shape but with the missing sight, the fact that it has holes for a side mo...
by GunnyMack
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Re: Lyman returned my email

My luck is not that good! I could spend years looking for this sight, give up and sell the gun and that person would find a 55RWS the next day! And it would be NIB !!!
by GunnyMack
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Re: Lyman returned my email

Well I struck out with Mr Bean! He was all apologies for not having this sight. Says they are very scarce.

As for the other phone number I left a voice mail...
by GunnyMack
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 445

Re: .760"!

I think OOO is .36 or .38.
I have a .32 front stuffer, 15 grains of 3f and tree rats are in trouble! A .310 round ball is just right for 30WCF.
by GunnyMack
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Henry .45-70
Replies: 10
Views: 354

Re: New Henry .45-70

Ok now I'm interested- I do love case colors!!
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Re: Lyman returned my email

Six you da man! Yes he is one of the two people. I think the other is in Colorado.
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 508

Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!

In less than 24 hours!
They do not have the sight I need but they supplied 2 phone numbers for individuals that apparently have selections of sights. I'll call them tomorrow and see where I get.
I'll ask them about sharing their contact info here.
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 510

Re: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?

Just what exactly can a service rabbit do , turn itself into hossinfefer?
I'm going to get myself a service komodo dragon!
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Looking for Lyman 55 RWS
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Looking for Lyman 55 RWS

I'm resurrecting an old Winchester Model 60A 22 rifle.
The rifle has the base of the sight but none of the important parts.
I have asked a few here but haven't had much luck so far.
If anyone knows of people or shops that deal in older Lyman stuff please supply info via PM.

Thanks
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new gun shop
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: new gun shop

800 for a bdl in 17 rem!? Hmm I might have to think about sending mine down the road... I hardly use it anymore.
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 510

Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?

They are now allowing service animals in the cabin- including service mini HORSES! As well as dogs and cats. I can see it now someone's service dog gets bored and decides to chase a service cat around the cabin which makes the mini horse panic which makes the cat go psycho. The cat lands on a flight...
by GunnyMack
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..
Replies: 24
Views: 654

Re: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..

I won the auction! Now I'm the proud owner of a Win Model 60 bolt.
by GunnyMack
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Receiver sights
Replies: 14
Views: 339

Re: Receiver sights

Six, thanks for looking , I appreciate your effort in both looking for the sight AND getting rid of bad politicians! This receiver has been D&T for a side mount, (I don't have it) I'm thinking whoever decided to scope it took the sight apart and did who knows what with it. I'll look around for a sig...
by GunnyMack
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Truckers and Toll Roads
Replies: 19
Views: 470

Re: Truckers and Toll Roads

You said it Doc!