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by Marvin S
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 112
Views: 1492

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Mod 24 Savage 22/20ga and a Browning HP or maybe a Ruger Blk Hawk 357/9mm.
by Marvin S
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: "You Don't Need 30 Rounds to Hunt With..."
Replies: 11
Views: 240

Re: "You Don't Need 30 Rounds to Hunt With..."

Also don’t need high power sports cars, titanium golf clubs, big fancy houses. I could go on forever about needs vs desires.
by Marvin S
Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: "Raaaacism" as viewed by a black man vs white teens
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Re: "Raaaacism" as viewed by a black man vs white teens

I watched the whole thing, pretty good. Then watched the black guy with the MAGA hat, good one also.
by Marvin S
Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Small Ax Quality
Replies: 47
Views: 3070

Re: Small Ax Quality

2Hawks.net has lots of nice options if you want something a little different. I have the Woodsman
by Marvin S
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice Summary on 'Climate Change'
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: Nice Summary on 'Climate Change'

We may be Ice fishing this March in Kansas, no joke.
by Marvin S
Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is what Benchmade calls an apology
Replies: 36
Views: 1062

Re: This is what Benchmade calls an apology

Wow................. That is really amazing. He basically just said 'Benchmade is committed to being a great company, and making great knifes, and oh, by the way, we say we support the Second Amendment...' :roll: :roll: :roll: This is what I just left on their 'contact us' page, not that it will ma...
by Marvin S
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who likes the .410 shotgun?
Replies: 60
Views: 1029

Re: Who likes the .410 shotgun?

My favorite is an old Iver Johnson tool and cycle single shot. I also have the little CZ sxs. Does anyone know if someone is making a copy of the Lee loading kit in .410 bore?
by Marvin S
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1894 versus Winchester 1892
Replies: 9
Views: 456

Re: Marlin 1894 versus Winchester 1892

Price and condition should be your guide.
by Marvin S
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the allure of "tactical"?
Replies: 40
Views: 809

Re: What's the allure of "tactical"?

Boy, that Mossberg is some piece of work :roll:
by Marvin S
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which one of you guys was this...???
Replies: 14
Views: 573

Re: Which one of you guys was this...???

Sounds like it’s time to watch Falling Down again.
by Marvin S
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JB-Weld fans will like this
Replies: 16
Views: 613

Re: JB-Weld fans will like this

When building bows Tite Bond III is usually recommended.
by Marvin S
Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JB-Weld fans will like this
Replies: 16
Views: 613

Re: JB-Weld fans will like this

That was pretty good, I can’t believe the video received that many thumbs down.
by Marvin S
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 2530

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

I’ll have to go with one of my Marlin 27s or Rem 25 in either 25 or 32 WCF. Although my mod 53 Win in 25 WCF is a good one.
by Marvin S
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Damko Martini Rifles
Replies: 33
Views: 1420

Re: Damko Martini Rifles

I always wanted to take a Martini like that and rebarrel/chamber it to 32 S&W long like C.E. Harris did as a sort of next step up from a 22 rimfire small game hunter. But a 25-35 Winchester might be just as good for my needs. I'll have to keep an eye on this. Wm I’m starting my build of a 32 S&W lo...
by Marvin S
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show
Replies: 38
Views: 1244

Re: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show

So it’s like a .357 Max?
by Marvin S
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sis Was The LAST Person In The World I Thought Would Buy One
Replies: 20
Views: 761

Re: Sis Was The LAST Person In The World I Thought Would Buy One

Two thumbs up. Now to wake the rest of the US up.
by Marvin S
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?
Replies: 38
Views: 1195

Re: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?

Tycer wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:25 pm
Marvin S wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:08 am
To me they are only worth it if you are left handed.
You noticed.
It’s the reason I use a mini griptilian. Easy one hand open and close with a reverse able clip.
by Marvin S
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?
Replies: 38
Views: 1195

Re: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?

To me they are only worth it if you are left handed. CRKT, Schatt Morgan, Queen Cutlery are good picks.
by Marvin S
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help With Loading 38 55
Replies: 31
Views: 1302

Re: Need Help With Loading 38 55

One thing you may or may not know is when loading through the gate only push the cartridge 3/4 of the way in unless it’s the last one. This keeps the fighting to a minimum.
by Marvin S
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oklahoma City
Replies: 7
Views: 647

Re: Oklahoma City

Well I am about 3 hours north of You. If You are in the area of Salina, Hutchinson, Newton or even Wichita KS it might work for me. Dagnabit... I came down thru Emporia & Wichita on my way down to OKC yesterday. I'll keep that in mind for the next time I'm headed thru that area. I’m just north of E...
by Marvin S
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NAA Mini Revolver Accuracy..................
Replies: 25
Views: 1059

Re: NAA Mini Revolver Accuracy..................

I had one of the short 22 LR ones years ago. The bullets would bounce off a car door.
by Marvin S
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help With Loading 38 55
Replies: 31
Views: 1302

Re: Need Help With Loading 38 55

The LEE O-ring nut is OK if you remove the die by grabbing the nut and not the die body. Be sure to snug the nut down to seat the O-ring once it is adjusted first . Or you can buy a bunch of split locking rings to replace the LEE ones.
by Marvin S
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boyds gun stocks ...... any opinions?
Replies: 6
Views: 430

Re: Boyds gun stocks ...... any opinions?

jnyork wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:15 am
I have 3 or 4, very satisfied. Beware, the laminated stocks are hard as a rock, if you need to some sanding be prepared to spend some time at it. :D
Yep like sanding/filing concrete. I got a left hand thumbhole for a Savage Axis, good stock and good fit just too long in the thumb web for me.
by Marvin S
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Package Tracking...
Replies: 11
Views: 503

Re: Package Tracking...

Sounds likely, I have had to do that myself.
by Marvin S
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Package Tracking...
Replies: 11
Views: 503

Re: Package Tracking...

I bought a .520 dia round ball mold off a guy, USPS says it was delivered on the 15th and I ain’t seen it. I looked in the mailbox early this morning and it was there, my mail doesn’t come till late afternoon. It had to show up on Sunday.
by Marvin S
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help With Loading 38 55
Replies: 31
Views: 1302

Re: Need Help With Loading 38 55

Camel73 wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:38 pm
You can call Lee up and order whatever size expander you want..
That would be good, just don’t get their universal expander set, it’s nothing more than a mouth belling set.
by Marvin S
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help With Loading 38 55
Replies: 31
Views: 1302

Re: Need Help With Loading 38 55

You may want either Lyman or RCBS dies as Buffalo arms offers expander plugs in a size you would need. You may also consider fire forming you cases and never resize them again, not even neck sizing. This will prevent the case mouths from looking like a snake swallowing a bullfrog. Just make sure you...
by Marvin S
Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eye loupe?
Replies: 11
Views: 424

Re: Eye loupe?

One of all the above, they each have their uses.
by Marvin S
Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help With Loading 38 55
Replies: 31
Views: 1302

Re: Need Help With Loading 38 55

That rifle should swallow.380 dia bullets, my legendary frontiersmen did easily. And would shoot your eye out at 100 yards with 10gr unique. And don’t buy into the hard bullet BS. Nothing wrong with the LEE dies except the expander plug will not be big enough for the lead bullet. RCBS cowboy dies ar...
by Marvin S
Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Help With Loading 38 55
Replies: 31
Views: 1302

Re: Need Help With Loading 38 55

That rifle should swallow.380 dia bullets, my legendary frontiersmen did easily. And would shoot your eye out at 100 yards with 10gr unique.
by Marvin S
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 22LR lever actions
Replies: 27
Views: 1390

Re: 22LR lever actions

I have one 22 lever gun, a Marlin 1897 Texan. Sweet little rifle.
by Marvin S
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: more stuff i like!..doubles, triples and drillings and?
Replies: 17
Views: 1144

Re: more stuff i like!

If the workmanship is there then it’s not overdone IMHO.
by Marvin S
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Montana Antelope With A 1877 Sharps
Replies: 20
Views: 977

Re: Montana Antelope With A 1877 Sharps

Nice job. Caliber and loading please.
by Marvin S
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cell coverage
Replies: 13
Views: 667

Re: Cell coverage

Might be different where you live, but in Wyoming Verizon service is absolutely the pits, once you get a few miles out of town you are SOL. I like to visit WY for fishing, what carrier is best for you? I like the Encampment area If I go to Wyoming to fish, I don't WANT cell coverage ;) .. I like to...
by Marvin S
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cell coverage
Replies: 13
Views: 667

Re: Cell coverage

I scoured many coverage maps of the four major providers and Verizon and AT&T come out on top. All the cheaper plans are MVNO (Mobil virtual network operators) that buy unused time from the major provides. Tracfone is supposed to use everyone’s service / towers but as a second rate citizen IMHO. Tot...
by Marvin S
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cell coverage
Replies: 13
Views: 667

Re: Cell coverage

jnyork wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:59 pm
Might be different where you live, but in Wyoming Verizon service is absolutely the pits, once you get a few miles out of town you are SOL.
I like to visit WY for fishing, what carrier is best for you? I like the Encampment area
by Marvin S
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cell coverage
Replies: 13
Views: 667

Re: Cell coverage

Okay I’ve done some more reading and looks like Verizon and AT&T are best with Verizon having the edge for me. My tracfone is an MVNO which is supposed to use all the major carriers but I think it just uses Sprints which is the worst of all.
by Marvin S
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cell coverage
Replies: 13
Views: 667

Cell coverage

So I am changing some things to save a couple bucks and be more useful to me. Added cellular dailer to home alarm which is actually cheaper than the land line it was on. This allows me to disconnect the land line and save 40 bucks a month. I have an old Tracphone that has terrible coverage and will ...
by Marvin S
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wrangler question
Replies: 28
Views: 1551

Re: Wrangler question

I’m about through my 10 dollar Rock Hardware jeans that lasted as long as any others. Had to get Carhart this go around.
by Marvin S
Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shovels and Rakes and.....
Replies: 29
Views: 1779

Re: Shovels and Rakes and.....

Enjoyable to read post. Mom always used a hoe in the Hen house, I preferred my single shot.410 for outside duty.
by Marvin S
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1885 Low Wall
Replies: 7
Views: 433

Re: Winchester 1885 Low Wall

Nice piece. I have the same year and caliber but with an octagon barrel. It’s going out squirrel hunting soon.
by Marvin S
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1892 Question
Replies: 21
Views: 1083

Re: Winchester 1892 Question

The addition of the recoil pad tells me what they were shooting in it.
by Marvin S
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1892 Question
Replies: 21
Views: 1083

Re: Winchester 1892 Question

44 magnum? I would pass on it.
by Marvin S
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Marvin S.
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Happy Birthday Marvin S.

Thanks fellas, have a good one yourselves.
by Marvin S
Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My BIL asked me to sell 8 of his guns..
Replies: 9
Views: 775

Re: My BIL asked me to sell 8 of his guns..

I'm a thinkin' you're talking about a Winchester mdl 94, not a Marlin 1894... right? A fair offer for both of you would be at least $5-600. Unfired with box and hangtags should bring a bit more... than a "shooter"and if you're only looking at it as an investment... then you should be willing to pay...
by Marvin S
Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: article ..... .30-30 Winchester
Replies: 11
Views: 816

Re: article ..... .30-30 Winchester

OldWin wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:47 pm
Some have had to. I, myself, have never needed to change one on the many I've installed receiver sights on.
On barrel lengths from 16-24 inches.
I have not either. 1952 30wcf with a redfield receiver sight and ranch dog gas check.
by Marvin S
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flu shot?
Replies: 46
Views: 3338

Re: Flu shot?

I retired from the military this May. We were forced to get them and I told myself never again. Was in Walgreens a couple weeks ago and the gal said free flu shot with your VA card. Since it was MY choice I got one.
by Marvin S
Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling AR500 plate steel
Replies: 20
Views: 963

Re: Drilling AR500 plate steel

Anyone close to you with an abrasive waterjet machine.