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by M. M. Wright
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SNAKE!
Replies: 2
Views: 50

SNAKE!

Mama was cleaning out her pool today and discovered this Cottonmouth living in the pool eating frogs. She had tried to live up to the woman in BC who chopped them up with her hoe. She put it in a bucket after beating it with a shovel but I couldn't miss the chance to use one of the Colt SAAs I'm cur...
by M. M. Wright
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Got A Harley Trike....
Replies: 15
Views: 223

Re: I Got A Harley Trike....

Congrats Blaine. You gonna do a road trip this summer? Please take lots of pics to share.
by M. M. Wright
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Revolver I Picked Up 1851 RM Conversion
Replies: 25
Views: 270

Re: New Revolver I Picked Up 1851 RM Conversion

I have the 1860 Army 44 with the Kirst Converter in 45 Colt. Love it. But I really appreciate the handling of the Navies. Nothing points better.
by M. M. Wright
Sat May 30, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FYI - Reloading materials
Replies: 9
Views: 172

Re: FYI - Reloading materials

May I offer $250 for all the Dillon stuff? Plus shipping of course.
by M. M. Wright
Sat May 30, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turn of events !
Replies: 34
Views: 457

Re: Turn of events !

I'm envious :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Of course I'd not dare since they opened up my sternum to work on my heart. I still need to pattern that 16 I bought a while back.
by M. M. Wright
Fri May 29, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Expensive Brass
Replies: 15
Views: 330

Re: Expensive Brass

Lovely Blaine. Who made it? I save some old instruments but have only had rebuilt my 1911 Conn large bore cornet. It has all the slides to change it over to C. Been in our family since new.
by M. M. Wright
Mon May 25, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nickel plated brass
Replies: 11
Views: 322

Re: Nickel plated brass

I think I've noticed nickeled brass cracks sooner than plain but then I suppose some of mine has 20 or more reloads on them.
by M. M. Wright
Mon May 25, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Memorial Weekend old standbys !
Replies: 9
Views: 229

Re: Memorial Weekend old standbys !

John Millius made some good stuff.
by M. M. Wright
Thu May 21, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dirty Harry 44?
Replies: 39
Views: 789

Re: Dirty Harry 44?

I remember from back then, They couldn't find enough 29s so most was shot with 57s. Hard to tell the difference in 44 and 41.
by M. M. Wright
Thu May 21, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just gave my FatBoy away
Replies: 16
Views: 477

Re: Just gave my FatBoy away

Glad you were able to bless him that way. You know I let one of my boys buy my 66 considerably cheaper than any one else. Still have the iron head sporty and will probly let a grandson have it. There's another 66 in the basement in pieces that will ??? I can't hardly walk so I'm not ridin'. Re-upped...
by M. M. Wright
Thu May 21, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Are you a 'moral' person, or not...???
Replies: 12
Views: 430

Re: Are you a 'moral' person, or not...???

:lol: :lol: :lol: I sometimes wish I were a better person.
by M. M. Wright
Sat May 16, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shorty 10 gauge
Replies: 13
Views: 455

Re: Shorty 10 gauge

Yeah, makes me cringe just to think about it.
by M. M. Wright
Sat May 16, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The dead shall rise first.
Replies: 18
Views: 462

Re: The dead shall rise first.

When it comes to THE RAPTURE I've always told people that I want a pre-tribulation rapture. I know it may come mid trib or post trib and I really don't know when it will happen but if I can have my "druthers" I'll take pre-trib. Or has the tribulation already started? But a nicely executed project L...
by M. M. Wright
Tue May 12, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Baby cradles.
Replies: 12
Views: 269

Re: Baby cradles.

Man that rocker could be productive. Just put a jar of sour cream in with the baby and rock until you've got butter. Mama used to rock the baby, churn butter and dig post holes all at the same time. Wouldn't have thought much of it but them post hole diggers had one rope handle. :wink:
by M. M. Wright
Mon May 11, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black powder SAA?
Replies: 24
Views: 531

Black powder SAA?

Ii stop in over at the Colt Forum once in a while and have noticed that those guys seem plumb paranoid about shooting smokeless in guns manufactured during the black powder era. I've been doing it for 70 years or so and haven't blown up anything yet but then I'm pretty cautious. I've an old SAA that...
by M. M. Wright
Mon May 11, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Questions about Olde Eynsford 1 1/2F, Blackhorn 209
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: Questions about Olde Eynsford 1 1/2F, Blackhorn 209

My favorite is Goex ffg which I buy from Powder Inc of Clarksville Arkansas. 5 Lb minimum and boy it's expensive. But then I buy 25Lb. at a time. I think for your 40 cal 2f is more appropriate. I would want a card wad and a grease cookie under my bullet 'cause I doubt you're going to find a bullet t...
by M. M. Wright
Sat May 09, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ain`t it purdy
Replies: 19
Views: 494

Re: Ain`t it purdy

We just had a little frost. Mama planted her tomatoes today.
by M. M. Wright
Fri May 08, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting to old for this stuff.
Replies: 38
Views: 974

Re: Getting to old for this stuff.

Good job man. I always wonder what people who can't fix something like this do? Seems like everyone here can fix things, even most things but most people aren't capable of even the easiest fixes.
by M. M. Wright
Fri May 08, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Walking the dog toy.
Replies: 10
Views: 257

Re: Walking the dog toy.

Neat toy Bro. Lots of action.
by M. M. Wright
Thu May 07, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting with the Grand-Daughters
Replies: 5
Views: 200

Re: Shooting with the Grand-Daughters

Glad to have you on this side of the Red. ITSASS is shooting the 10th and I'm thinking about going. Bandanas required.
by M. M. Wright
Tue May 05, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new gun?
Replies: 18
Views: 614

Re: new gun?

M M Wright, You are right@ First Gen Colt SAA. I want one! With the Sixguns com gone, where would I would look for info? I want one! Where to find a fair price? My wife hate you! Help me find one. Thank you, Joe Get on the Colt Forum and the Single Action Army forum. You'll have to get active for a...
by M. M. Wright
Mon May 04, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning 1886 45-70 SRC
Replies: 18
Views: 757

Re: Browning 1886 45-70 SRC

Try some 300 or 325 grain bullets and 34 grains of 5744. It'll kill anything on this continent with a lot less recoil than those 405s.
by M. M. Wright
Sat May 02, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new gun?
Replies: 18
Views: 614

Re: new gun?

Buy yourself a real first generation Colt SAA. You know you want one. Yes it will be expensive but it will hold it's value. Doesn't have to have any finish and try to find one that has not been messed with. 1902 or newer will get the verified proof for smokeless. I'll be happy to help.
by M. M. Wright
Sat May 02, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a Hurdy Gurdy
Replies: 51
Views: 1206

Re: Made a Hurdy Gurdy

I think if it were strung and tuned like a violin it would sound fine. Wish my dad were still alive, he'd be able to get some music out of it being he was a fiddle player. I see the fiddle players in Branson playing fiddles that are similar only with pickups for the amplifier where your horn is.
by M. M. Wright
Sat May 02, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning 1886 45-70 SRC
Replies: 18
Views: 757

Re: Browning 1886 45-70 SRC

I have one almost like it except mine has been shortened 3 inches and has a receiver sight on it. I really like it as it's the same length as a 94 SRC. So handy!
by M. M. Wright
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Farewell to Hondo
Replies: 24
Views: 710

Re: Farewell to Hondo

So sorry for your loss. Got my first when I was 6. Lost several since then. Doesn't get any easier.
by M. M. Wright
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I've Made My Own Acronym
Replies: 4
Views: 268

Re: I've Made My Own Acronym

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by M. M. Wright
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's Your Reloading Setup Worth Today if You Had to Replace it?
Replies: 23
Views: 598

Re: What's Your Reloading Setup Worth Today if You Had to Replace it?

I don't want to think about it! Less than it used to be 'cause, in a fit of ignorance, I sold my Magma casting machine and automated star sizer. Retail? Just guessing: $10K.
by M. M. Wright
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SWEET!
Replies: 7
Views: 253

SWEET!

Like everyone else I'm getting some projects done that have been hanging fire for years. Decided to shoot my 2nd gen 1862 police model. Didn't think I had any fffg but turned up a flask half full that had the proper 20 grain measure on it. .375 round balls and some no. 10 caps. 9s would be better bu...
by M. M. Wright
Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest 1895 Winchester And A Few Test Shots
Replies: 13
Views: 464

Re: Latest 1895 Winchester And A Few Test Shots

I've never owned a '95 but I really admire that one. Last prairie dog hunt the eagles came flying in at the sound of gunfire. We just had to move.
by M. M. Wright
Thu Apr 23, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington R51
Replies: 4
Views: 184

Re: Remington R51

I've owned several of the original model 51s and really like them so when the new 9mm ones were finally perfected I bought one. Terribly disappointed. It is just so much bigger and nowhere near the feel of the originals which were advertised as fitting your hand like the hand of a friend. Still have...
by M. M. Wright
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A bunch of fairy`s moved into the neighborhood
Replies: 14
Views: 543

Re: A bunch of fairy`s moved into the neighborhood

Cool house bro! The moss is genius. I've gotta make a bluebird house and put it up by Daddy's grave. Storming here all day and tonight. Big hail forecast so I put Ol' Blue inside. Don't need any more projects.
by M. M. Wright
Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instead of Going to the Range . . .
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: Instead of Going to the Range . . .

I agree with you Steve, I too need to go to the range. And it's just outside for me. Today was really nice though just slightly cool but a tractor needed some attention. We'll attend church via Zoom tomorrow morning but maybe the afternoon will be good.
by M. M. Wright
Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leonardo da Vinci trip hammer
Replies: 18
Views: 422

Re: Leonardo da Vinci trip hammer

Nice build but put a roller on the end of your cam follower. Makes me think of ex wife #2, thankfully deceased. Love it man.
by M. M. Wright
Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rattling around the farm in the old jalopy
Replies: 13
Views: 427

Re: Rattling around the farm in the old jalopy

Fabulous! Thanks Bill. It was common practice, in that car's era, to take an aircraft engine and build a race car around it.
by M. M. Wright
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Primer pocket thingy?
Replies: 14
Views: 343

Re: Primer pocket thingy?

I prepared several hundred 223 cases last week with a hand reamer and countersink. The one I used is a 3 blade 82 degree which I chuck up in the drill press. The reamer I use to be sure the crimp is gone. I broke so many decapping pins that I started hammering them out with a Lee decapper. Works a t...
by M. M. Wright
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: E.M.F. GW II 45 Colt and Factory Loads
Replies: 6
Views: 321

Re: E.M.F. GW II 45 Colt and Factory Loads

Any standard velocity 45 Colt loads will be fine. Just remember it ain't a Ruger so no bear loads. I prefer 200 grain bullets myself or better yet put the ACP cylinder in it and really enjoy it. I'm sure it's Italian made but I think EMF has imported more than one brand over the years. Oh yeah, we l...
by M. M. Wright
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tomahawk Throwing
Replies: 19
Views: 418

Re: Tomahawk Throwing

Lookin' GOOD Lenn! You could make that ol' bear really mad. And nice hawk Brad. How's your bike running?
by M. M. Wright
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More 480 Achilles
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: More 480 Achilles

That is some fine shootin' Jim. Guess I need to find a heeled bullet mold for 41 Colt 'cause the 480 seems to really like that bullet.
by M. M. Wright
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self isolation photographs UK Rat added.
Replies: 34
Views: 812

Re: Self isolation photographs UK Rat added.

I don't know if he came from New York but he looked like he might be a democrat. The Cooey .410 and a 2" shell took care of him... :D IMG_20200416_164816.jpg Click to enlarge image. There was a similar critter striking the same pose just in front of Esperanza's van when I went to the shop this morn...
by M. M. Wright
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Corolla virus.
Replies: 5
Views: 323

Re: Corolla virus.

:lol:
by M. M. Wright
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sewing Machine Chair
Replies: 17
Views: 317

Re: Sewing Machine Chair

Now I know what to do with a sewing machine that we've been storing for 20 years. Good job Lenn.
by M. M. Wright
Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Generator Recommendations?
Replies: 20
Views: 504

Re: Generator Recommendations?

I bought a Hobart welder that was a refurb for about 2 grand. It's also a 10KW generator and runs our place just fine during an ice storm. I've had to use it several times and I can build fence corners with it. Twin cylinder Kohler powered.
by M. M. Wright
Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY GLORIOUS RESURRECTION
Replies: 12
Views: 238

Re: HAPPY GLORIOUS RESURRECTION

HE IS RISEN!
by M. M. Wright
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Easter Bunnies....
Replies: 7
Views: 228

Re: Easter Bunnies....

Oh Doc, you bring back memories. I have two sets of kids. The 3 older ones, (they're about 50 now) learned to eat rabbit off the grill. We even had several hutches of them so we didn't run out. We put everything on that old grill. Only thing not good was a whole Carp! Might have been better If we'd ...
by M. M. Wright
Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New tire thumper.
Replies: 19
Views: 467

Re: New tire thumper.

And you can melt that lead and cast a hundred bullets if it gets hard to get.
by M. M. Wright
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Day with the 480 Achilles
Replies: 32
Views: 626

Re: Range Day with the 480 Achilles

Now that's a black powder bullet!
by M. M. Wright
Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flintlock is finished
Replies: 22
Views: 621

Re: Flintlock is finished

Beautiful! You did good Sir.
by M. M. Wright
Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hardships of sheltering in place:
Replies: 33
Views: 767

Re: hardships of sheltering in place:

"He who dies with the most toys wins." I give up. You win. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Truth is I have all the guns I want but I envy your place on the lake with moose in the yard. Nice beadwork. What's the single action?
by M. M. Wright
Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Day with the 480 Achilles
Replies: 32
Views: 626

Re: Range Day with the 480 Achilles

Oh! Those are good groups Jim. Those 2 little grease grooves wouldn't hold enough for black powder.