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by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tree Stand Hunting
Replies: 8
Views: 59

Re: Tree Stand Hunting

My 26th birthday my boss called and said NO WORK TODAY. So I decided to go hang a stand and then bow hunt the afternoon. Hang the stand without mishap. Have lunch and head in to hunt from a wood stand. On my way in I jumped a couple that were snoozing not more than 30 yards from where I was going to...
by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Sure got us pegged ! Sure she is pretty but can she shoot?! Parker got a bird today, I got 3 and the guy that hunted with us got 2. Perazzi's are quite easy to work on, the trigger group drops out by pushing the safety forward past 'FIRE' in Olympic shooting if you have a breakdown you have 10 minut...
by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

The extractor for the bottom barrel is worn, not the gun itself. When I bought this one it was in very bad shape, top lever was cracked and about to fail. The trigger group was very difficult to remove, the locking bolt was very worn. $400+ in parts and labor from Giacomo Sporting in Upstate NY to g...
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Six Six,Six of course I tried the knife blade trick. Unfortunately the case was wedged under the extractor and I couldn't get enough leverage on it. No rod on site to get the round out either. I had to take it apart to get the extractor out, toothpick is all that is required to remove the extractors...
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

I was shooting one of my Perazzis, got a shell stuck after the extractor slipped up and over the rim. So I borrowed an old Charles Daly , it wouldnt fire the top barrel so I had to borrow a 3rd gun to finish the shoot. It was a Browning 725. I dont usually get along with Brownings as the dimensions ...
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

I know who was second, I was shooting his gun- and beat him with it !!
Today it was suggested that from now on I have to shoot a 410!
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Well gents lookie what I brought home from the club meeting! 20200125_151707-768x1024.jpg The winner of our annual trap shoot gets to have the trophy for a year. Your file cabinet press set up reminds me of my collage days, we weren't supposed to reload in our dorm rooms, we did though. We all had q...
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Turn the channel? Jimmy Kimmel is reason enough to shoot the tv and the remote! :lol: That sure does look uncomfortable Griff! Sure hope you heal well and fast. Today is our annual club meeting, at local restaurant that opens early for us, they usually put on a good feed as well. We have change of o...
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Brotherly love huh?
I haven't ice fished since I was a kid! Then again I cant remember last time out reservoirs had either enough water OR enough ice!
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Here I bought 250 rounds of Winchester military OO buck for zombies and Six is telling me it's only good for SLUGS?
Looks like a fun day on the ice!
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB in MO Ruger No. 3 buttstock
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: WTB in MO Ruger No. 3 buttstock

Try Boyd's, they cut a lot of stocks, multiple colors of laminate and high grades of walnut as well as plain walnut, might even have maple!
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

I got ya beat OW- I haven't been in a Walmart in 20+ years, I don't shop at wallyworld! Think I'll get in a stand this afternoon. Do a little running around this morning. If I go to the club to hunt I'll have to take the slug gun, longer shots for sure but if I go to 'the farm ' I could use buckshot...
by GunnyMack
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

I hear ya Six! When I was at the lumberyard if the inside staff got sick I avoided going inside like they all had the plague! I'd punch my time card with my elbow, use the natural restroom, get my own lunch- generally avoided human contact as much as possible! Let's see, my neighbor has a cow hide h...
by GunnyMack
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Approved For Teachers"
Replies: 7
Views: 236

Re: "Approved For Teachers"

Ah yes, the French!
by GunnyMack
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Hmm, I've often wondered if the guys in the factory made a gun for themselves and did little things like these spacers. Then after they die the family sells it to pay Bill's and all of a sudden it's a factory ONE of a kind and all the rest of us scratch our heads wondering what & why for. Could thos...
by GunnyMack
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Vet called earlier, asked about Claro. She is still limping :x . Next step is xrays to try and figure out just what's going on. I think it's a pinched nerve or a disc. She certainly isn't herself, very methodical unlike her normal full tilt full speed ahead!
by GunnyMack
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Little trick- put a small amount of water in the bucket first! Your deposit won't stick! How did he wreck the car? Snow/ice? Sure hope he as all his toys under lock and key, something happens to him the family will start making his toys disappear. Warm here this morning-26. Practically t shirt weath...
by GunnyMack
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lubing Bullets for the 480 Achilles
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: Lubing Bullets for the 480 Achilles

Ask your doctor about an LED ! :lol:
by GunnyMack
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

I think if you look back I pulled a 3-fer !? I didnt get any all expenses trip anywhere?!? That's a new one on me Buffjay but then again I cant say I've ever seen a hand ejector up close.... Not to worry. I know how to get to the town Tom lives in, we will find that private collection !! :D Hey Tom ...
by GunnyMack
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Yes YOU won!! You won the right to GIVE me a 38/55!! :lol: :lol:
Here I go, out the door !
by GunnyMack
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

No, we didn't go out for ice cream. Didn't want her aggravating her leg,hip,knee,spine issue. Just a quiet evening by the fire. Sure I'll take one Jay, a 38-55 if you please! How much shim did you use? 40 s&w rimmed? You mean 38/40? We are waiting for a range report! One of the guys at school got to...
by GunnyMack
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Hope8those packing peanuts can be used to make 300 BO brass! Hey now! If I remember right someone was going to send me some osage and 410 wads... Spent the morning in a garage, putting the green house benches together. Then after lunch it warmed up to 25°, warm enough to let us box in the waste line...
by GunnyMack
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Six, looks Loire the Krag is happy with a scope on top. Provided you can keep a good cheek weld it should work fine! I figured the plug was toast, mangled spring most likely. Way back when I shot Remington 3200 for trap the Federal paper shells were the BEST shells. The rim would split and hot gas w...
by GunnyMack
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Looks like a high primer BUT that primer has a FP indent...

When I lived in Colorado there was a raven nest in the hay barn across the street. For 3 years I tried to get my hands on a baby raven. They are amazingly intelligent, can learn to speak ( so I'm told) live 50 odd years.
by GunnyMack
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Brownells have screw blanks, they are screw shaped but no threads. Just pick your diameter and run it through a die, then fit the head to the hole and you are good to go! Woke up at 0250, sit up and look at the clock- NOT! I rolled over and then wake up again at 3:55! Ugh it's going to be one of tho...
by GunnyMack
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is all powder combusted in the case?
Replies: 12
Views: 256

Re: Is all powder combusted in the case?

I'm not a ballistician, nor do I play one on tv but a guy I knew developed a porting jig for shotgun barrels. His testing showed most available powders suitable for shotguns was finished burning around 16". He found through testing by drilling lots of holes in lots of shotgun barrels where the sweet...
by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Hey looky there! Good for you, now you can start making those screws for profit!!
Next question, do you have a screw blank ?
by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Now that's a surprise!- I bet you wont find a 3/16-36 though!!
by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Ok Six you will find 10-32(3/16 dia) and 10-24( also 3/16 ), also sold as a '3/16 'screw you will NOT find a 10-36 in your local hardware store! I just checked my screw selection, nadda! Don't have a die either so you can either look around online for a screw or blow it out to a 12 screw. Although y...
by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got a tough question to answer ..... can you help?
Replies: 41
Views: 756

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

Sounds like the ex is bipolar ? If everything is a blur at distance I have concerns about her having/ using a firearm. Not because of her disability but because she can not distinguish friend from foe without hearing a voice. However I would defer to a shotgun, easier to hit with, commands more resp...
by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

8x is a .164 dia
3x is a .099 dia

Closest thing to your .185 is 3/16.

I cant see a sight being screwed down with a 3x screw !
by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Jan 21st- Claro's birthday!
by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

This was a link in an email I received

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nAgJAxkALyc
by GunnyMack
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Code 1...? I see it but don't remember typing it!? Musta meant 11? I could might take some off yer hands, maybe 50 lbs. I don't cast enough to need more than that. Bet I've got 50-75 lbs on hand now, got a bunch of tin too. I've looked at HP moulds, thinking of them in the muzzle loader, I like a ga...
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Yeah Six I know, same thing our boys in Nam used! Same thing a lot of voters SHOULD be using!! :lol: Is shipping included for those ingots? It's snowing/sleeting/raining here, supposed to stop soon then rain later on. Sure hope it stays frozen precip! I gotta get out early and plow so Parker can go ...
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LOP for home defense gun
Replies: 7
Views: 209

Re: LOP for home defense gun

Set the LOP for hunting, I'm sure you do a lot more hunting than having to defend yourself. If you practice gun mounting the muscle memory will take care of the rest. As a trap shooter I shoot longer LOP, I'm 5'10, but trap shooters as a whole are stock crawlers, I shoot 14.5" but my rifles are all ...
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Piller that made me laugh !! HA! :lol:

Six, do yourself a favor and get a pack of balloons, when you store those old timers wrap that rascal so nothing gets in!
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Well how did your scope get wet INSIDE? I'm sure if you look hard enough you'll see it says Not Dishwasher Safe :lol:

Thank you GK! She will be 7 next week, way too young to be retired from the one thing she lives for!
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

So after getting home from the vet I decided to grab the Mouser and go test fire it. It does not like Estate ammo ! But Remington and Winchester is good to go. Just as well , I dont like Estate either! :D

The snow has started, temperatures has dropped at least 5 degrees in the past hour.
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Well no signs of broken bones, knee joint seems normal. No whimpering, whining or obvious pain. 10 days rest, 10 days anti inflammatory meds.
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks bud!
To add insult to injury the post office doesn't have enough cash in the drawer to cash a $152 money order!! I swear the USPS really needs to be privatized!!!
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

BAD WORD BAD WORD BAD WORD BAD WORD !!!!! Get over to the hunting property, get the stove fired up, Claro and I go for our usual walk, I throw her dummy she takes off after it and let's out a YIP! Figured she had a thorn in a paw. NOPE! She is limping, carrying her left hind off the ground!! BAD WOR...
by GunnyMack
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Hey skipper I've got Plenty of batteries- no electric socks! Since we are walking staying warm is no problem. I started a fire in the shop stove last night, be nice to clean birds where it is warm, also if I have to fix anything that might break while plowing. Now to see what the weather channel has...
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

First I have to take Claro out to see her pheasant friends! :D Not sure which gun I'm taking yet, new Mouser maybe I'm thinking, haven't shot it yet!! My 257 AI Doesn't shoot anything well at 100 but at 200 it is amazingly accurate! I never messed much with the 69 SMK, did different powders and noth...
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lead Ammunition Ban
Replies: 11
Views: 517

Re: Lead Ammunition Ban

Lead pipes were most often waste lines.
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

My varmit upper, 24" 1:7 loves the 77 SMK, but does not like the 69 grainers! It shoots 55s better- doesn't make much sense!
I found IMR 4895 was the best accuracy- what a pain to load! Haven't tried any 62s out of it.
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lead Ammunition Ban
Replies: 11
Views: 517

Re: Lead Ammunition Ban

Then they need to outlaw copper pipes in your house too, the majority were soldered with 50/50 or even pure lead!
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Hickory is be far the highest BTU , locust is next then the oaks. Birch is very good to. Poplar is very high heat but it burns fast. I only cut dead wood, dont care much what it is since I'm only heating my shop it doesnt much matter to me.

Free wood = free heat, take all of it you can !
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For a litte pocket money ...
Replies: 15
Views: 469

Re: For a litte pocket money ...

I've had 2 red tail boas, 2 rainbow boas,a Kenyan sand boa, Florida king snake, and a Burmese python. The python was 3 years old, 9 foot long, would eat 5 rats a week! I was late feeding him once, he struck at me and broke 1/4" plexiglas when his head hit his enclosure. He went off to a reptile zoo ...
by GunnyMack
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

' And the angles sing' was the quote at school when pushing the pressures of a cartridge. It was a double code, a 5 & 6 - I was in a rush to drop a dem.... :lol: Couple hours setting tile this morning, decided to have lunch at the fly shop, hung around until 3:30 chawing the fat. I haven't tried 80s...