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by Rube Burrows
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1873 Winchester iron receivers
Replies: 19
Views: 349

Re: 1873 Winchester iron receivers

Seems like a solid buy. I see way worse at much higher prices around here.
by Rube Burrows
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ramping up for a New Project
Replies: 8
Views: 175

Re: Ramping up for a New Project

New guns are always fun. You'll hear no naysaying from me.

Good luck in the new venture.
by Rube Burrows
Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Buys Marlin
Replies: 18
Views: 671

Re: Ruger Buys Marlin

I see that JJE Capital Holdings, LLC was the successful bidder for AAC(Advanced Armaments Corp). This is of interest to me because I own a Element2 suppressor made by AAC that I use with my Ruger 22/45 MKIV Lite and my Marlin 795. I don't know much about JJE but hopefully they will continue to put ...
by Rube Burrows
Wed Sep 30, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My holy grail of leverguns
Replies: 15
Views: 1515

Re: My holy grail of leverguns

That is pretty cool.
by Rube Burrows
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6487
Views: 146612

Re: The Gun Room

Well...good news and bad news...... The trooper showed up and I presented the story and the picture proof. I asked him what the procedure was and he said they will call the owner of the car up and have them come in for an interview. Here's the problem...if they keep their mouth shut and refuse to c...
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6487
Views: 146612

Re: The Gun Room

I have no idea how dat happened.......I quoted myself......yea, I could delete it but I like attention to my stupidity......(throws off "the others"........).....they say things that they think I don't understand........ ....works, for real...I've used it for many years on people at work, so called...
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made

piller wrote:
Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:34 am
The leatherwork shows some skill. Compared to my amatuer effort on the knife sheath, it really shows the difference in ability.

Thanks for the kind words.
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need correct forearm length for numrich octagon barrel
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: need correct forearm length for numrich octagon barrel

I think I got my foreend stock from ebay but I'm not 100% sure on that. I was searching all over to find one that length. Got the buttstock from Numrich as well as other parts like the end cap, metal for buttstock, magazine hanger, magazine etc. For the finish I did a Rust Bluing job and wiped it d...
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made

AJMD429 wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 7:57 pm
That combination of classic gun and great leatherwork is awesome.... 8)
I agree. Love to see nice leather and guns.
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made

I am in awe of your leatherwork! I love the way you made the cartridge loops in the gun belt. :D I have always wanted a Schofield, but never seem to have the funds.... :mrgreen: Thank you. I wanted a pair of Schofields for a long time also. When I had the extra money I could never find the right pa...
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco's Daughter Was Seriously Injured Last Week
Replies: 24
Views: 907

Re: Paco's Daughter Was Seriously Injured Last Week

Hoping and praying she makes a speedy and full recovery.
by Rube Burrows
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Buys Marlin
Replies: 18
Views: 671

Re: Ruger Buys Marlin

KWK wrote:
Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:39 pm
Hopefully Ruger will see fit to remove those goofy QR codes etched into the receiver sides!
+1000. Its bad enough in my opinion to have the serial number there......the QR codes are absolutely a turn off.
by Rube Burrows
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RUGLIN?
Replies: 3
Views: 209

Re: RUGLIN?

Ha.....I just posted a link about the sale also.

Glad Ruger got Marlin. At least they are a good solid American made company that does not appear to be in any financial trouble. They have a great product too.
by Rube Burrows
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Buys Marlin
Replies: 18
Views: 671

Ruger Buys Marlin

Hate to see Remington having so many problems but love that Ruger was the high bidder on Marlin. Ruger is a great company and I know they will do the Marlin brand well. https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/remington-asset-bids-revealed-ruger-gets-marlin-vista-gets-remington-ammo-franklin-armory-gets-bu...
by Rube Burrows
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need correct forearm length for numrich octagon barrel
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: need correct forearm length for numrich octagon barrel

Actually, do either of you have a way to accurately weigh your finished rifle? like with a kitchen or postage scale? I'm really curious about how much the final weight will be. Let me see if my scale will weight it. Its pretty heavy no lie but balances well when carrying. It seems to weigh 8.4 poun...
by Rube Burrows
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need correct forearm length for numrich octagon barrel
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: need correct forearm length for numrich octagon barrel

Thanks! That's a sweet looking rifle, great job! so, both of you guys mentioned Uberti parts. where do you get those from ? part numbers? etc.? Thanks! my rifle is mid/late 60's vintage. I'd love to get that weathered look you've got going there. I already have a crescent post 64 stock that I got f...
by Rube Burrows
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need correct forearm length for numrich octagon barrel
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: need correct forearm length for numrich octagon barrel

Hey guys, I got one of those 26" octagon 38-55 barrels from Numrich and its at the gun smith right now being put on a winchester 94 receiver. does anyone know what the correct length forearm is for this barrel? The barrel already has a dovetail cut for the tenon, so I know I need a tenon, forend ca...
by Rube Burrows
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6487
Views: 146612

Re: The Gun Room

gamekeeper wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:24 pm
Well I don't know about Class and Legitimacy..... :? I was just going to post a link to a Hitler Parody, I don't know if you guys ever watch them but I thought this one was hilarious.
Oh well bang goes my class.... :lol:
https://youtu.be/76PWNpUqKpE

Those are always funny.
by Rube Burrows
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made

OldWin wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:05 pm
Just beautiful! :mrgreen:

Thank ya sir.
by Rube Burrows
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6487
Views: 146612

Re: The Gun Room

I used to hunt near Millinocket! Exactly! Why doesn't the news outlets tell the TRUTH? Let's see the rap sheet on these folks that were wrongly killed by the police! I saw today the B.T. woman was convicted for smuggling drugs into a prison where her ex was doing time. That doesn't make the news do...
by Rube Burrows
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6487
Views: 146612

Re: The Gun Room

I used to hunt near Millinocket! Exactly! Why doesn't the news outlets tell the TRUTH? Let's see the rap sheet on these folks that were wrongly killed by the police! I saw today the B.T. woman was convicted for smuggling drugs into a prison where her ex was doing time. That doesn't make the news do...
by Rube Burrows
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made

The whole rig is complete now. Thanks for looking.
by Rube Burrows
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .38-40 WCF
Replies: 47
Views: 961

Re: .38-40 WCF

The guns you pull out Six, never cease to amaze me. The 38-40 is a caliber that I have never had the chance to shoot but have always wanted to get. For one reason or another I just haven't ever got anything in that caliber. I still dream to have a Marlin 1888 in 38-40. Rube.....thank you! Whether y...
by Rube Burrows
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .38-40 WCF
Replies: 47
Views: 961

Re: .38-40 WCF

The guns you pull out Six, never cease to amaze me.

The 38-40 is a caliber that I have never had the chance to shoot but have always wanted to get. For one reason or another I just haven't ever got anything in that caliber. I still dream to have a Marlin 1888 in 38-40.
by Rube Burrows
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Didn't get pulled out of my car and arrested.
Replies: 29
Views: 837

Re: Didn't get pulled out of my car and arrested.

Funny how that works ain't it? I was pulled over the other day (first time in years) for doing 60 in a 45. As soon as I seen the lights I pulled over. He walked up and asked for my information. I complied, he ran my name and stuff and then asked me to watch my speed to which I said "yes sir". I went...
by Rube Burrows
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Marlin 1881
Replies: 13
Views: 377

Re: Big Marlin 1881

Very nice and good shooting.
by Rube Burrows
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: favorite movie gun blunders
Replies: 19
Views: 467

Re: favorite movie gun blunders

You can watch a number of the old westerns especially Bonanza and see them take the front handguard off of a 1892 Winchester or even 1894 Winchester and try to pass it off as a Henry 1860, side loading gate and all. Some were even painted brass color to complete the change. I have seen this in sever...
by Rube Burrows
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: favorite movie gun blunders
Replies: 19
Views: 467

Re: favorite movie gun blunders

Here is a good one. Open Range where Boss Spearman blasts a guy through a wall with his double barrel blowing him violently against the next wall. See it here starting at about the 3:58 mark. Its a little excessive but sure makes for a good scene. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YKFVGPUskg Open ra...
by Rube Burrows
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made

Old Savage wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:19 pm
Fancy leather there.
Appreciate it Old Savage.
by Rube Burrows
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made

Dang Rube, You are GOOD! Nice pistols but those holsters are great. I had a Schofield once, for about 30 minutes. Some old boy came along with a SAA that was about as bad as they come but with a 3 digit serial no. he wanted to trade for the Schofield so there it went. Can't remember where that Colt...
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: favorite movie gun blunders
Replies: 19
Views: 467

Re: favorite movie gun blunders

Here is a good one.

Open Range where Boss Spearman blasts a guy through a wall with his double barrel blowing him violently against the next wall. See it here starting at about the 3:58 mark.

Its a little excessive but sure makes for a good scene.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YKFVGPUskg
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: favorite movie gun blunders
Replies: 19
Views: 467

Re: favorite movie gun blunders

My all time favorite is Wanted Dead or Alive staring Steve McQueen. He has that cut down 1892 Winchester (like the modern Mare's Leg) in a holster on his hip. So far, so good, however, if you look at the ammo in his belt, the rounds are almost certainly 45-70s and no way would they fit in the actio...
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made

gamekeeper wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:58 am
Grizz wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:52 am
man o man ! the leatherwork quality matches the revolver quality! beautiful. a guy would be tempted to wear that set all day long. maybe night time too. :)
I gladly second that remark.... :D

:mrgreen:
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made

Grizz wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:52 am
man o man ! the leatherwork quality matches the revolver quality! beautiful. a guy would be tempted to wear that set all day long. maybe night time too. :)

Thank you for the comments.
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: Not Levers But............

Ysabel Kid wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:46 am
Rube Burrows wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:36 am
I made myself a set of holsters for the Schofields.
SWEET!

Very nicely done!!! :D

Thanks.
by Rube Burrows
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: Not Levers But............

I made myself a set of holsters for the Schofields.
by Rube Burrows
Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cost of shipping USPS
Replies: 14
Views: 488

Re: Cost of shipping USPS

I have had extremely good luck with USPS and generally hope when I order something that it comes USPS. When it does it usually gets here much quicker than FedEx or UPS. When I'm shipping I am cautious because many people just throw something in a flat rate box but many items unless they are really h...
by Rube Burrows
Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AR-15 or Garand
Replies: 55
Views: 1072

Re: AR-15 or Garand

Out of those two rifles the AR wins hands down for the reasons you stated and also several more. Who don't love a Garand? That said, the AR is the progression of the battle rifle and will be an upgrade.
by Rube Burrows
Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: Not Levers But............

Thanks everyone. I would not mind some nice stag grips on these.
by Rube Burrows
Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers up for the Trump Family....his brother died.
Replies: 6
Views: 596

Re: Prayers up for the Trump Family....his brother died.

Been seeing lots of nasty comments about this. Even see where the hashtag wrongtrump is trending. That should tell you all you need to know about the way the left thinks.
by Rube Burrows
Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Chuck 100 yd & J Miller.
Replies: 5
Views: 490

Re: Happy Birthday Chuck 100 yd & J Miller.

Happy Day Of Birth to you both.
by Rube Burrows
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: Not Levers But............

Thanks guys. The Schofields have been on my bucket list for a while. Heading to shoot them today if the weather holds out.
by Rube Burrows
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

Re: Not Levers But............

Your on a roll Rube......great choices in style...nothing like a single action. I've had several original Smiths in 44 Russian and they were excellent shooters...one was like new but Kirk D wanted it more than me so now it's in Canada..... As the guns you have are of top break design (except the ru...
by Rube Burrows
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1333

New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made

Well these are not lever guns but I know the good people here can appreciate this trio of single actions that followed me home yesterday. Went in to get the Taylor's and Co Schofields and the Ruger Single Six in .22LR/.22mag begged to come home with me also. The Schofields are in .45 Colt. I have al...
by Rube Burrows
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest rifle
Replies: 8
Views: 650

Re: Latest rifle

Very nice.
by Rube Burrows
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help with Winchester 1895 Providence Tool and Co
Replies: 11
Views: 658

Re: Need help with Winchester 1895 Providence Tool and Co

Don't you just love when you can work out a problem and end up with a great shooter
by Rube Burrows
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black bear breaks in and meets a '66 Uberti
Replies: 18
Views: 777

Re: Black bear breaks in and meets a '66 Uberti

Well glad the fellow had his Winchester close by.
by Rube Burrows
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your Canine Buddy
Replies: 47
Views: 2391

Re: Let's See Your Canine Buddy

Bluford “Blu” - Chihuahua

Dixie - Redbone Coonhound
by Rube Burrows
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JEFF QUINN
Replies: 26
Views: 1490

Re: JEFF QUINN

Sad news indeed. Will miss his videos. Thoughts and prayers with his family and friends who will feel his loss even more.