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by jkbrea
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dangerously stupid! Funny but be prepared!
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: Dangerously stupid! Funny but be prepared!

For less lethal I have bird shot! Its less lethal than 00 buck or slugs. :lol: and its everywhere..
by jkbrea
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vortex optics
Replies: 15
Views: 319

Re: Vortex optics

At the gun club I run, Vortex is one the most popular scope. I have one a Ruger Precision and its great. I've used it to hit just over a mile and monthly dial up and down from 100 to 1100 yds and it stays consistent. I bought it used and an hour after I mounted it on my rifle, a wind came up, blew i...
by jkbrea
Wed Sep 02, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Gun Lube At A Fair Price
Replies: 10
Views: 462

Re: Great Gun Lube At A Fair Price

For the last couple years I've been using Lucas Gun Oil. I bought a small bottle at the counter at NAPA. I really like it and a little goes a long way. I used to use Hoppes oil but on an elk hunt, it took three tries before my rifle fired. It froze to where my firing pin had light strikes. I did get...
by jkbrea
Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: antifa at Sturgis
Replies: 10
Views: 638

Re: antifa at Sturgis

Funny how the a$$clowns who want to defund police need the police to protect them.
by jkbrea
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Benghazi & Stinger Missiles connection ?????
Replies: 12
Views: 961

Re: Benghazi & Stinger Missiles connection ?????

Wow!! Is tbere a link to that story?
by jkbrea
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday jkbrea.
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Re: Happy Birthday jkbrea.

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Thanks all....I had a great day!
by jkbrea
Thu May 21, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dirty Harry 44?
Replies: 39
Views: 1682

Re: Dirty Harry 44?

This explains it some. Another article said they initially wanted a 4" nickel plated mod 29 but couldn't find one.

http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/Dirty_Harry
by jkbrea
Wed May 20, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dinosaur Hunter
Replies: 8
Views: 670

Dinosaur Hunter

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I knew my Marlin 45-70 packed a punch, but look at what its rated for! From Marlin website
by jkbrea
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: chiappa handguns
Replies: 9
Views: 540

Re: chiappa handguns

Never paid much attention to Chiappa firearms. I've never shot one so I am not qualified to judge them. But....that rhino revolver is the ugliest hunk of metal I've ever seen. And some have a msrp of over $1000! I could think of much better pistols to buy for far less. To each his own.
by jkbrea
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Ammo?
Replies: 3
Views: 335

Got Ammo?

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by jkbrea
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Puppy
Replies: 15
Views: 728

Re: New Puppy

piller wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:53 am
What did you name her?
Her name is Ziva
by jkbrea
Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Puppy
Replies: 15
Views: 728

New Puppy

I picked up this cutey last week. She's half Husky and Shepherd. My Aussi was not impressed at all. But now they are playing so hopefully all is well.
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by jkbrea
Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Springtime in the Rockies!!
Replies: 15
Views: 600

Re: Springtime in the Rockies!!

The snow finally melted off! A couple flurries here and there. I even got in some fishing and exercise for my dog.
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by jkbrea
Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Having to log in every time you visit?
Replies: 53
Views: 2799

Re: Having to log in every time you visit?

KWK wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:44 pm
Okay, I figured it out, ..........?delete your existing bookmark and recreate it after you log in.
This worked for me! Thank you KWK. I had to log in everytime I switched to a different thread. I was about to quit. It was annoying as hell
by jkbrea
Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Having to log in every time you visit?
Replies: 53
Views: 2799

Re: Login site amnesia

Nate Kiowa Jones wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:36 am
Tycer wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:36 am
Yep
Requires password every time.
Mine too.
Same here. On my phone and tablet.
by jkbrea
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "The Virginian"
Replies: 18
Views: 868

"The Virginian"

What a bummer. I just read James Drury passed away at 85.
by jkbrea
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What About That Stimulus Check?
Replies: 16
Views: 1044

Re: What About That Stimulus Check?

It would be awesome if all Republicans sent it to a fund to build the border wall! Dems would have a melt down.🤣
by jkbrea
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Shotgun
Replies: 17
Views: 1480

Re: New Shotgun

AJMD429 wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:10 am
I got a Saiga a few years ago, and so far it has been very fun, reliable, and FAST to shoot.
I tried to "outrun" it by shooting it as fast as I could. Cycled perfect!
by jkbrea
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Shotgun
Replies: 17
Views: 1480

New Shotgun

20200330_215125.jpg I picked up this RIA VR80 12 gauge semi auto on sale for way under 6 bills. I had the opportunity to try one at SHOT show. I absolutely love it. It comes with two five round mags but a 9 and 19 rd mag is available. 19 rd mag looks kind of cartoonish but works. It also comes with...
by jkbrea
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Holster
Replies: 5
Views: 311

New Holster

Since I got my holy grail, Freedoms Arms .45, I had to get a holster worthy of it. I went with a Mernickle PS6 with stingray inlay. It came in today!

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by jkbrea
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: COFFEE!!
Replies: 42
Views: 1460

Re: COFFEE!!

https://www.blackriflecoffee.com/pages/coffee-club I love BRCC. You can drink Just Black or SS straight. All their coffees are really good and BRCC is vet owned and ran. Their you tube videos are hilarious but not for everyone. And I'd rather pay a little more to support them than starbucks. Which r...
by jkbrea
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kimberized
Replies: 12
Views: 703

Re: Kimberized

Kmbers are great guns. After convinving our dept to allow 1911's I went out and purchased a Kimber 1911 Stainless TLR for work. I put thousands of rounds through it with no issues other than replacing the spring. My son also purchased one. and.......my G-daughter name is Kimber!
by jkbrea
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: took my new EDC knife on a walk through the wood
Replies: 56
Views: 1903

Re: took my new EDC knife on a walk through the wood

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Benchmade Adamas Folder. I've had this for several years. Heavy duty. I've used it on elk a couple times and everyday use. I know Benchmade has had a few issues in the PR department but they sure make nice knives.
by jkbrea
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got sunshine?
Replies: 8
Views: 396

Re: Got sunshine?

it was pushing 40° here Sunday...now at 10:30 am it's 3° :shock:
by jkbrea
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Guy In AK
Replies: 22
Views: 946

Re: New Guy In AK

Welcome! Ha, You need that Big Horn model up there!
by jkbrea
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SHOTShow and F.A. (pics added)
Replies: 20
Views: 1073

Re: SHOTShow and F.A. (pics added)

Jkbrea, Think you are really going to enjoy that one. I have the same gun which is currently dedicated to 45 ACPs. However, I've shot it with everything from 200gr SWCs to the Lee 320gr FNGC DC using the 45 Colt cyl. A lot of versatility, not to mention a lot of fun in a small package. https://phot...
by jkbrea
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SHOTShow and F.A. (pics added)
Replies: 20
Views: 1073

Re: SHOTShow and F.A. (pics added)

Jkbrea, how did you like the toilet paper holder in the men's room at Freedom showroom? I have the same pistol sans the acp wheel. Bought my high ride strong side holster right there in their store. I bought mine about the same timeframe as when you bought the Colt SAA from me. Mine is black micart...
by jkbrea
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SHOTShow and F.A. (pics added)
Replies: 20
Views: 1073

Re: SHOTShow and F.A. (pics added)

Now to find a holster. I really like this gun. It's my new elk packing and hiking gun. Heck...I'll use it for EDC. no bulkier than my S&W Mod 66.
by jkbrea
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SHOTShow and F.A. (pics added)
Replies: 20
Views: 1073

Re: SHOTShow and F.A.

I was awarded this Model 97 15 years ago. 45 Colt with 45 ACP cylinder. I shoot the ACP 99% of the time. I had my friend Gary Reeder turn the rear of both cylinders off so I could see the cartridge rims. The FA's are the best built single actions in the world, but I didn't want the cartridge rims r...
by jkbrea
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SHOTShow and F.A. (pics added)
Replies: 20
Views: 1073

SHOTShow and F.A. (pics added)

I just got back from SHOTShow in Las Vegas. It was amazing and overwhelming. I walked several miles and still didn't see all the exhibits. 60,000 attendees and 3 levels of exhibits! Met several good contacts for what I needed. It's not a gun show where you can make purchases but....I found the Freed...
by jkbrea
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 9
Views: 650

Re: Great Lakes

My son lives in Alpena, Michigan. There is a small museum of shipwrecks from Lake Huron. They have all types of items recovered from several shipwrecks. They keep some of them displayed in ice cold water to preserve them. There is also a glass bottom ship tour that takes you to several old shipwrecks.
by jkbrea
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winter Pics
Replies: 11
Views: 629

Re: Winter Pics

...and of course elk are everywhere since hunting units closed.
by jkbrea
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winter Pics
Replies: 11
Views: 629

Winter Pics

Working at a gun club is awesome but shooting everyday can get pricey. I gotta start reloading. I'm determined not to get cabin fever. I've been hiking several groomed paths with my dog and scouting areas to hunt next fall. There are lots of critters out and about. This week, there was a mountain li...
by jkbrea
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NEW Colt Python
Replies: 33
Views: 2034

Re: NEW Colt Python

I wish they would make it in blued steel. Colt blueing always seemed better than most
by jkbrea
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone making a good fixed 6x scope anymore?
Replies: 7
Views: 513

Re: Anyone making a good fixed 6x scope anymore?

Leupold has a FX II 6x36 on their website. It's also on optics planet.
by jkbrea
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marshall Dillon's Colt
Replies: 11
Views: 688

Re: Marshall Dillon's Colt

I also read his first gun on the series was a Great Western. From True West Magazine: Gunsmoke and firearms aficionados may also remember Dillon using a Great Western revolver. That was true, in the early part of the series. After contacting Colt and finding out the company had no plans to resurrect...
by jkbrea
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Horrific experience buying a gun rig
Replies: 16
Views: 981

Re: Horrific experience buying a gun rig

That is totally unacceptable. I know you're hesitant to name them but I would. Maybe an email campaign from bunch of Levergunners and any other sites you frequent might put them in check. I recently had to send back a $300+ set of hearing protection to the company that made them because they quit wo...
by jkbrea
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice request
Replies: 21
Views: 953

Re: Advice request

At the gun club where I work I have seen about three Glocks attached to a CAA micro Roni. The Glock pistol fits inside making it a carbine size 9 mm. It has an arm brace. I got to shoot one a few times and it is easy to hit a hundred yard target consistently. It uses your existing Glock pistol and ...
by jkbrea
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice request
Replies: 21
Views: 953

Re: Advice request

At the gun club where I work I have seen about three Glocks attached to a CAA micro Roni. The Glock pistol fits inside making it a carbine size 9 mm. It has an arm brace. I got to shoot one a few times and it is easy to hit a hundred yard target consistently. It uses your existing Glock pistol and m...
by jkbrea
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HQL in Md.
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: HQL in Md.

Glad you're getting a new gun and I hope you enjoy it!. But it sure is a shame you have to go through all that to exercise your second amendment rights. Maybe they should do the same classes for First Amendment rights. And watch people go crazy when it affects them personally. Even California is mor...
by jkbrea
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting article on clam shell holsters from the 1970s
Replies: 4
Views: 258

Re: Interesting article on clam shell holsters from the 1970s

When I was a rookie, I remember talking to a veteran LAPD officer. He said most everyone wore a clamshell but when walking around the station, other cops would reach over and pop other cops holsters open. It made them guard their sidearms more!
by jkbrea
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wyoming Speed Goat
Replies: 8
Views: 859

Wyoming Speed Goat

I went on a antelope hunt yesterday morning near Pinedale, Wyoming. Turned out to be the easiest hunt of my life. If you could call it that. I was on the way to get permission from a landowner and I saw a buck bedded down. I went about 3 miles to get permission and the landowner was not home. On the...
by jkbrea
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gotta Get a 6.5 Creedmoor
Replies: 21
Views: 766

Re: Gotta Get a 6.5 Creedmoor

As a range master I see the variety of different guns every day. I also get to shoot other people's guns quite frequently :D . I ended up buying a Ruger long-range Precision in 6.5 Creedmoor. It is a very comfortable shooting round. I hunt elk with a 30-06, but I think I will take this Ruger on an a...
by jkbrea
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got to meet a levergunner.
Replies: 3
Views: 335

Re: Got to meet a levergunner.

Great meeting you and your family! You sure got a lot done in a short time! I'm glad you didn't have to use the bear spray.

If any member here ever wants to stop by, I'm at the gun club between Jackson and Hoback.
by jkbrea
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric Chainsaws
Replies: 32
Views: 1187

Re: Electric Chainsaws

I bought a Ryobi battery powered chainsaw for $10 at a second hand store because I had a couple Ryobi power tools. I've used it a few times and it works pretty good. It has a much slower speed but works. I used to have a Poulen electric chainsaw that I got free. It also worked great and no messing w...
by jkbrea
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Do These Phrases Come From?
Replies: 14
Views: 780

Re: Where Do These Phrases Come From?

My dad used to say someone "doesn't know sh*# from Shinola".
by jkbrea
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LOL.....some funny gun-related cartoons and memes
Replies: 1
Views: 261

Re: LOL.....some funny gun-related cartoons and memes

The Led Zeppelin song on page 6 was great!
by jkbrea
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scout style scope on Rossi 92
Replies: 16
Views: 1012

Re: Scout style scope on Rossi 92

The sights started to get slightly blurry the last couple years for me. I put Scout scopes on two of my lever guns. A Marlin 45-70 XLR and a Marlin TK 3030. I love the Scout scopes. Out to about 300 yards they are awesome. In thick timber I can take them off with the quick-release rings. When I put ...
by jkbrea
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off Topic....Harley Street Glide ???
Replies: 51
Views: 1382

Re: Off Topic....Harley Street Glide ???

I have an 08 Street Glide. I bought it used in 2011 and have put a lot of miles it with no issues. I took a long ride through Ca, Az, and Co where temps hit over 110 and it rode great. All I've done to it is replace the air cleaner, handlebars, tires, battery and speakers. If you get it...have fun a...
by jkbrea
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday jkbrea.
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: Happy Birthday jkbrea.

Thank you! Going to shoot some Dan Wesson 1911's with CZ reps later today.