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by buckeyeshooter
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Miroku 1873 .44-40
Replies: 8
Views: 285

Re: Miroku 1873 .44-40

very nice! now take it for some exercise!
by buckeyeshooter
Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another vintage lever gun added to the fold (photo)
Replies: 22
Views: 511

Re: Another vintage lever gun added to the fold (photo)

wonderful! great gun, great round.
by buckeyeshooter
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 327/ 627 PC revolvers? Plot Twist.
Replies: 14
Views: 443

Re: Anyone shooting one of the S&W 327 PC revolvers?

No 327 but I have 27's in 3.5,5, 6 and 6.5 inch barrel lengths. Shoot great!
by buckeyeshooter
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1895 500 s&w
Replies: 21
Views: 633

Re: Marlin 1895 500 s&w

If you want a marlin in 50 caliber, the 50 alaskan will work as long as you handload it sanely.
500 sw .500 diameter
.510 ak .510 diameter .348 winchester opened up to .510

I shoot 535 grain woodleighs or 500 grain cast in mine. Rolls bears like groundhogs! :shock:
by buckeyeshooter
Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (Miroku) 1873 what caliber?
Replies: 34
Views: 950

Re: New (Miroku) 1873 what caliber?

no question, 44-40
by buckeyeshooter
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 300 Win Mag vs 338 Win Mag
Replies: 13
Views: 422

Re: 300 Win Mag vs 338 Win Mag

I’ve had several of both and liked them both . However my application with a 300 Win Mag or the 300 Weatherby was with 150’s or 165’s , I liked 165’s the best in both 300’s . My application with the 338 usually started at 200 grains up to 225 grains all being polymer tipped bullets with the excepti...
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: smallest powder charge for this result
Replies: 25
Views: 1101

Re: smallest powder charge for this result

Another vote for unique.
by buckeyeshooter
Mon May 28, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: article ..... Top 10 Best Leverguns
Replies: 8
Views: 510

Re: article ..... Top 10 Best Leverguns

I would drop the BLR from the list, it's not a traditionally engineered lever action and add the Winchester 1895 instead, which was an engineering marvel when introduced,
by buckeyeshooter
Mon May 14, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning 1886 and Browning 71 parts interchange
Replies: 6
Views: 575

Re: Browning 1886 and Browning 71 parts interchange

Yea, but he is not talking changing to a 45/70. He has a 450 alaskan that is based on a 348 case not the 45/70 case that has a smaller rim and a different body diameter. My best advice would be to have a professional gunsmith who does these conversions troubleshoot it. It is possible to fix it yours...
by buckeyeshooter
Mon May 14, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Browning A-5
Replies: 21
Views: 984

Re: The Browning A-5

Assuming the loads are heavy enough to cyclevthe action, it ought to work great. It is recoil operated instead of gas operatedcso, my thinking more dependable than gas operated designs because no port to foul.
by buckeyeshooter
Sun May 13, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CCW liability insurance banned in New York...???
Replies: 7
Views: 618

Re: CCW liability insurance banned in New York...???

No, not crazy but a way to practically defeat your concealed carry option. Next will be a law you must have liability insurance and with none available, yoù have been disarmed even if you have a permit.
by buckeyeshooter
Thu May 10, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WARNING: Dallas NRA Convention Issues
Replies: 6
Views: 589

Re: WARNING: Dallas NRA Convention Issues

I think I might start with a letter to corporate headquarters. Certainly, with the number of NRA members they would not want the NRA members to boycott them.
by buckeyeshooter
Sun May 06, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossing Off Dick's Sporting Goods
Replies: 23
Views: 1213

Re: Crossing Off Dick's Sporting Goods

My one experience was going in for shotshells on sale at a low price. I bought several boxes and did not find out until later that the boxes they sold contained only 20 instead of 25 shotshells. As far as I am concerned, the name suits them.
by buckeyeshooter
Sun May 06, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Semi-combustible filler
Replies: 16
Views: 803

Re: Combustible filler

In my black powder shotshells, I have used a cotton ball or piece of a cotton ball to adjust the height of the powder column and also in the shot cup to reduce the shot charge. Basically, I make a 3 1/2 inch 10 gauge into a 2 3/4 12 gauge load using black and 1 ounce of shot. Cas black powder class.
by buckeyeshooter
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 444
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Re: Marlin 444

Dang, I cant imagine cutting down a 24 inch barrel and rasping off the monte carlo. I have been looking for that configuration for years... they dont show up often.
by buckeyeshooter
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gunny's Gone.......
Replies: 9
Views: 696

Re: Gunny's Gone.......

That last bit, makes me like him a bit more. Rest in Peace R. Lee.
by buckeyeshooter
Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wonder how this compares to a 50 Beowulf...
Replies: 9
Views: 725

Re: Wonder how this compares to a 50 Beowulf...

Those 2 are like .38 S&W compared to .38 Special and your .500 is a .38 +p compared to the 50 Alaskan and modern 50-110 which is a .357 mag.
by buckeyeshooter
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NEW .44-40/.44WCF Loading Article
Replies: 4
Views: 406

Re: NEW .44-40/.44WCF Loading Article

I have been using 35 grains of goex xx. 40 grains is not as accurate in my guns.
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1886 Replicas.. which one??
Replies: 20
Views: 1107

Re: 1886 Replicas.. which one??

Sounds like you got a nice one.
by buckeyeshooter
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .44 Mag Rifle Load
Replies: 35
Views: 2251

Re: .44 Mag Rifle Load

Call me traditional but I still use Elmer Keiths load of 22 grains of 2400 and a 240 grain bullet.
by buckeyeshooter
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1886 Replicas.. which one??
Replies: 20
Views: 1107

Re: 1886 Replicas.. which one??

Don't forget to look at a Turnbull 1886. The price differental is worth the upgrade in quality. You dont have to get 45/70. You can go 45/90, 50/110 or 470 Turnbull too.
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W Model 63-4 5" Upgrade -- Added the "3 Ts"
Replies: 7
Views: 519

Re: S&W Model 63-4 5" Upgrade -- Added the "3 Ts"

Never have had a 63, but do have an 18-2 with 3T's bought new in the 80's. A great shooter and easy to carry.
by buckeyeshooter
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mills-type canvas cartridge belt for 45 Colt?
Replies: 7
Views: 550

Re: Mills-type canvas cartridge belt for 45 Colt?

No clue from me, but I do know I have been using mine several days a week for over 10 years and it still looks great and shows no wear other than where the buckle. Touches the leather around the belt hole.
by buckeyeshooter
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mills-type canvas cartridge belt for 45 Colt?
Replies: 7
Views: 550

Re: Mills-type canvas cartridge belt for 45 Colt?

Check Buffalo Arms in Montana. I have been using a canvas belt for years from them. Mine is10ga.shotshells, but they have a Mills Belt also.
by buckeyeshooter
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rossi Ranch Hand
Replies: 19
Views: 1418

Re: Rossi Ranch Hand

"And, no it has no real practical application, but I couldn't care less. It's fun!" I have one in 44M and the only "practical application" I see requires a $200 tax stamp (i.e., a stock) My thought exactly. It would make a nice trapper, but you would havevto get a stamp and put on a full sized stock.
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suppression Fire. Levergun content: 100%
Replies: 16
Views: 1088

Re: Suppression Fire. Levergun content: 100%

claybob86 wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:17 am
buckeyeshooter wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:03 am
I just threw. Up into my mouth. Just because you can, does not mean you should do something.
Guess ya don't like it, huh? :)

Thats the understatement of the day.
Just nasty!
by buckeyeshooter
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suppression Fire. Levergun content: 100%
Replies: 16
Views: 1088

Re: Suppression Fire. Levergun content: 100%

I just threw. Up into my mouth. Just because you can, does not mean you should do something.
by buckeyeshooter
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well this sucks
Replies: 34
Views: 1894

Re: Well this sucks

Griff wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:50 am
Ya cain't please all the people all the time... shoulda stuck with the 1911!!
Agreed. They use them in several wars rebuild them and they keep going. I would stick with the proven platform.
by buckeyeshooter
Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will Lever evolution 444work in my Winchester 94 has 1in 38 twist
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Re: Will Lever evolution 444work in my Winchester 94 has 1in 38 twist

Stay with the 265 rn, it is.a beter performiñg bullet anyway. The only thing the gummie grenade offers is a flatter traqectory. The blow up too easy for my taste.
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Winchester 94 450 marlin
Replies: 16
Views: 826

Re: New Winchester 94 450 marlin

Sounds like a marl7n in 35 remington might work. CDNN did have some 1886 trappers in 45/70. The short barrel and 1/2 magazine would make then lighter. If you dont mind spending money, but a turnbull marlin in 475 turnbull. Doug has killed elephants with that cartridge.
by buckeyeshooter
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Quiz: Is Hell Exothermic or Endothermic?
Replies: 6
Views: 412

Re: Quiz: Is Hell Exothermic or Endothermic?

Unfortunately, you will be required to unfreeze Hell because many environmental groups will be complaining that your ardouious carnal activities are causing 'Global Warming' and even though common logic states heat will melt ice, Al Gore told them 'it just ain't so'.
by buckeyeshooter
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .375 BB, AE Winchester V. 73ish Marlin .444
Replies: 30
Views: 1284

Re: .375 BB, AE Winchester V. 73ish Marlin .444

I would keep the marlin 444. Especially if it has the stock with the high cheekpiece.
by buckeyeshooter
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why only four rounds?
Replies: 16
Views: 1122

Re: Why only four rounds?

I have both a japanese 30-40 and 30-06. Mine take 4 in the mag. But you can put anothervround invthe chamber for a total of 5. Ought ti be enough for mostvwork.
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How does your .44 Mag lever gun feed 44 Special?
Replies: 25
Views: 1353

Re: How does your .44 Mag lever gun feed 44 Special?

My 1894 marlin is 1984 year of manufacture. It feeds specials and magnums fine at normal levering speeds. I do use this rifle for cowboy action shooting. When I abuse it cowboy shooting, I only use 44 magnum cases. At warp speed, the specials do jam on occassion if they are not round nose or round n...
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Levers on large game
Replies: 17
Views: 1254

Re: Levers on large game

Deer
Winchester 94 30-30
Marlin 336 35 rem.
Marlin 1895 45-70
Marlin cowboy 50 alaskan
Winchester 1895 30-06
Marlin 1894 44 mag.
Winchester 92 44-40
Marlin xlr 308 marlin express
Bear
marlin cowboy 50 alaskan
Winchester 1886 50-110
Winchester 1895 30-06
by buckeyeshooter
Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington 121 fieldmaster
Replies: 6
Views: 438

Re: Remington 121 fieldmaster

I have one with a 24xx serial number. Bought new by my grandfather, my father, brother, sister and myself learned to shoot with it. Still take it out from time to time. Still works great.
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win 94 better trigger pull with 1/2 cock hammer or rebounding
Replies: 10
Views: 598

Re: Win 94 better trigger pull with 1/2 cock hammer or rebounding

In my case, I sent my rebounders to Turnbull and had the rebounder removed, the tang safety deleted and got a nice case color finish done. Not inexpensive, but you only live 1 time.
by buckeyeshooter
Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 S&W vs Guide Gun
Replies: 26
Views: 1140

Re: 500 S&W vs Guide Gun

I didn't choose the 500 when I went the custom route. I went with the 510 diameter and 50 alaskan in the marlin and 50-110 in an 1886 winchester. I guess I am a tradionalist and old school. I can tell you that the 50 caliber works well on game. I can tell an advantage over the 45/70.
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bear Spray versus Firearms
Replies: 18
Views: 823

Re: Bear Spray versus Firearms

I have no idea why anyone who might have the rare remote possibility of getting attacked by a bear would chance their survival with a can of spray. I hear people say, "I'll just play dead" or "I'll climb a tree". Carry a heavy calibered gun and shoot the s-o-b. Worry about the law later. -----6 Wha...
by buckeyeshooter
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which BLACK POWDER cartridge for deer???
Replies: 15
Views: 1051

Re: Which BLACK POWDER cartridge for deer???

It would be pretty hard to argue against the 30-30 if legal. The morons running the lawoffice in Ohio allow me to use my 50 alaskan and 50-110 winchester deer hunting but the 30-30 and 35 remington are illegal.
by buckeyeshooter
Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another Range day with the 73 .44-40
Replies: 10
Views: 797

Re: Another Range day with the 73 .44-40

Nothing wrong with this load or shooting. I would be pleased.
by buckeyeshooter
Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best Self-defense Handgun.....
Replies: 40
Views: 1642

Re: Best Self-defense Handgun.....

I still stay with a revolver myself. If that is what you have been using, why reinvent the wheel?
by buckeyeshooter
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles
Replies: 30
Views: 2126

Re: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles

I have wanted a 22 hornet version for years. Probably need to bite the bullet and buy it now.
by buckeyeshooter
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buffalo Bore 30-30 190 grain
Replies: 23
Views: 1923

Re: Buffalo Bore 30-30 190 grain

As far as performance, my bet is you could exceed or equal it with the Barnes 150 grain x flat nose or for fun a 200 grain round nose for the 308 or 3006. Probably no expansion, but beaucoup penetration.
by buckeyeshooter
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle
Replies: 19
Views: 982

Re: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle

Living overseas and needing to travel in the worlds worst traffic. I am riding a Honda Spacy.115cc motor, but it gets 118 mpg.
by buckeyeshooter
Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR lever
Replies: 34
Views: 3069

Re: Browning BLR lever

I'll bite. It's not a Winchester or a Marlin. It's not made in America. It has an impossible to remove high gloss finish on the stocks. It is not user serviceable. It's not a Winchester or Marlin. The first generation magazines are $200+ and the current ones cost 35 bucks. I like mine. You forgot i...
by buckeyeshooter
Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sex In Marriages
Replies: 15
Views: 1387

Re: Sex In Marriages

Feel pretty sorry for you if this is the case.
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many magazines to feel comfortable?
Replies: 19
Views: 1265

Re: How many magazines to feel comfortable?

How many magazines do you need to run through your gun to feel comfortable using that gun in that round to save your life? Does that need to be refreshed on any regular basis? Personally, I need to run a couple of mags of my carry ammo through my gun every month to feel comfortable. I practice with...
by buckeyeshooter
Fri Feb 10, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which Newspaper Do You Read???
Replies: 31
Views: 1217

Re: Which Newspaper Do You Read???

Been away for an 8-day business trip -- ugh... with Leverguns being blocked on all but one of the hotel computers (and it is blocked on my work PC too...) -- so I am finally back home, and have this one from the local gun club to share. Old No7 Which Newspaper Do You Read??? Experts have found the ...
by buckeyeshooter
Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: model 71win a 200yd deer rifle
Replies: 8
Views: 761

Re: model 71win a 200yd deer rifle

It is a 250 yard gun without a doubt. I am positive with better shooters than me, you could go 350.