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by 6pt-sika
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey 6pt sika
Replies: 4
Views: 61

Re: Hey 6pt sika

I just went back to Turnbull's website, I cant find it now... maybe they sold it and took it off the site? Shame it's been cut at both ends! Make a fine grouse/skeet gun if the stock was a bit longer... The stock could be made usable with a thick KickEez but not a lot can be done about short barrel...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&G #68 4 cavity
Replies: 18
Views: 278

Re: H&G #68 4 cavity

Got the H&G mold yesterday , so when I got to the shop this AM I fired up the pot and cast 360 of them . After lunch I lubesized them as well . I’m thinking I need to get a few more H&G molds :wink:
by 6pt-sika
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

Yup a Parker. When I saw it it was in his rack- it looked so outta place next to his 410s & 28. I dunno if its on Leroy Merz website but in Guns International he has listed a pair of Parker GHE guns a 28 that’s 13 3/4” lop and made in the teens and a 410 with a 15” lop that’s an Ilion gun . Love to...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey 6pt sika
Replies: 4
Views: 61

Re: Hey 6pt sika

I just happened to see on Turnbull website that he has a Parker VH 28 for sale! My friend that called me today to tell me about Steve Cobbs VH 410 at the Vintage Cup also told me about Turnbulls VH 28 (its also in Maryland at the Vintage Cup) seems the stocks been cut to 13 1/2” and the barrels hav...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

Steve Cobb has an 8ga! I saw it but I didnt get to SEE it. I assume Parker ? Not a Smith or Lefever ? I got to fondle two Parker top lever 8 gauge hammer guns at the Southern . Both belonged to friends , but one was for sale . Think he still has it and at a reasonable cost of $7,800 . I assume he h...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

Sorry but I don’t post pics much anymore since the photobucket fiasco . They souredme on the whole process , so much so that I have no intrest in finding a replacement website to use for posting pictures . 6 Point......I hear ya...on the waiting game. My guess is that after you get a few Parkers of...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

You are gonna need a lot of Cnotes for a 28! Check out stevecobbguns.com. Steve is local shop for me, he deals in mostly doubles. Last time I was at his place he showed me his 410s and his 28. I was drooling! A friend just called me . He's at the Vintage Cup and was telling me about Steve Cobb's ta...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

I wanna make a new wall paper for my laptop so this weekend I think I'll see if I can't make a group picture of my three Parker EH guns . 1889 2 frame 30" , 1891 2 frame 28" and an 1899 3 frame 32" . Have a Parker NH 10 gauge circa 1890 3 frame 32" I might try and sneak in the picture as well :wink:
by 6pt-sika
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

We recently had a Parker 10 gauge Grade 0 lifter slide thru the shop . I'd have been up for that on e except it was a skoosh older then I like . The gun was manufactured in 1876 . Long about 1879-1881 they changed the profile of the receiver . The earlier guns were square from the breech face to the...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

you might have better luck finding hens teeth! I really like the Parkers but I dont know all that much about them. When I was at Steve's shop I looked at 3 different 410s. I knew better than ask prices! You may be very correct about finding a EH in 26 or 24 inch thats factory original uncut . My EH...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

I suspect if I’m able to find an EH with factory 26” pipes it isn’t gonna be cheap . They supposedly made something like a dozen or so or atleast that’s how many they say in “The Parker Story” but that number is based on what they could find in the remaining company records so I would think “maybe” ...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

You are gonna need a lot of Cnotes for a 28! Check out stevecobbguns.com. Steve is local shop for me, he deals in mostly doubles. Last time I was at his place he showed me his 410s and his 28. I was drooling! I’m figuring about 100-150 of them . One dealer from Florida at the Southrrn SxS this spri...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Geese.
Replies: 24
Views: 299

Re: Geese.

Cool 8) I plunked my first goose ever about four years ago in the early resident goose season . Used my maternal grandfathers old circa 1881 W&C Scott hammerless 10 gauge shooting 1 1/4 ounce’s of #1 Bismuth pushed with 30 grains of SR7625 .
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

Nath wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:27 pm
Charge the camera up!

N :D
Sorry but I don’t post pics much anymore since the photobucket fiasco . They souredme on the whole process , so much so that I have no intrest in finding a replacement website to use for posting pictures .
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Re: Waiting waiting !

I got to fondle a Parker Trap gun this past Sunday. Also a Winchester 21.both were very nicely dressed with highly figured walnut. The Parker was re case hardened & blued. I've handled 21's but never a Parker Trap gun. It just about fit me. I was one bid shy of winning a Parker SC trap gun this sum...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 20
Views: 290

Waiting waiting !

A friend is bringing a Parker to the shop next Friday (9/28) for my consideration . Price is already decided if it passes my look and see test . Even have a letter on the way from the Parker Collecters Association . There are several things I’m good or decent at , waiting ain’t one of them :roll:
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 25-20 pet loads
Replies: 9
Views: 318

Re: 25-20 pet loads

Hmmm I dunno if I like the idea of shooting my pets with anything much less a 25-20 😂😂😂
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: .760"!

GunnyMack wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:07 pm
I think OOO is .36 or .38.
I have a .32 front stuffer, 15 grains of 3f and tree rats are in trouble! A .310 round ball is just right for 30WCF.
000 is .36 , 0000 is .38 and 00000 is .40
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 765

Re: Over weight !!!!

I maxed out at 255 about five years ago . I started by switching from regular Pepsi to zero calorie Pepsi Max I also drank ALOT of weak unsweetened iced tea and dropped 30 pounds PDQ and over time I got down to 200 now I fluctuate from 205-208 . I’d still like to drop 25-30 more .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...
Replies: 57
Views: 1514

Re: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...

Soft spot for an old classic. I know we like to diss the .30 carbine round these days, but I have read that the Germans just hated it. https://www.gunsamerica.com/digest/m1-carbine/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=20180917_BlogDigest_295g&utm_campaign=/digest/m1-carbine/ I have a pair of them that my p...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...
Replies: 57
Views: 1514

Re: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...

My one is gonna be atleast THREE ! AR-15 in 6.5 Grendel , Ruger #3 that was a 44 MAG and is now a more personable 444 and my newest Parker EH 10 gauge (this one does very well with lead shot , Bismuth , buck shot and slugs . Oops I shoulda said four I want my 1911 also . HMMM, having trouble with t...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...
Replies: 57
Views: 1514

Re: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...

My one is gonna be atleast THREE ! AR-15 in 6.5 Grendel , Ruger #3 that was a 44 MAG and is now a more personable 444 and my newest Parker EH 10 gauge (this one does very well with lead shot , Bismuth , buck shot and slugs . Oops I shoulda said four I want my 1911 also .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&G #68 4 cavity
Replies: 18
Views: 278

Re: H&G #68 4 cavity

Going rate? Dealers who sell this stuff usually don't have a clue and price usually is around what any decent two cavity might bring. IIRC, the two 2 cavities ran me $50-60 apiece while the four cavity was a hundred.....I would have paid two hundred if the dealer had it priced at that. H&G moulds, ...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&G #68 4 cavity
Replies: 18
Views: 278

Re: H&G #68 4 cavity

Sixgun what have you been finding the going rate to be for say a 2 cavity in decent shape with handles as well as 4 cavity in decent shape with handles ?

I might add all of yours appear to be in very very good shape !
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....Win model 94
Replies: 51
Views: 2012

Re: I want this ....4 barrels...wow

RIHMFIRE wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:40 pm
o-u and ss.jpgTHS IS AWESOME
A vierling well I “assume” the right and left barrels are rifle barrels all be it large caliber . I’ve never owned a vierling , maybe one day !
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&G #68 4 cavity
Replies: 18
Views: 278

Re: H&G #68 4 cavity

by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&G #68 4 cavity
Replies: 18
Views: 278

Re: H&G #68 4 cavity

yooper2 wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:13 pm
Also a fan of H&G molds. I have two 8 cavity gang molds, one of which used to belong to Ed Harris. They produce fantastic bullets plus you get a workout using them!

Eric
Nice what are your two gang molds for or rather what two bullets do they cast ?
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&G #68 4 cavity
Replies: 18
Views: 278

Re: H&G #68 4 cavity

6 Point.......I LOVE those H&G moulds......I buy em whenever I see them which is not very often. I have a double cavity 210 gr. In 44 caliber which is unsurpassed by a half dozen other same weight moulds I have. I have another which is four cavity with four different cavities in rifle calibers........
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&G #68 4 cavity
Replies: 18
Views: 278

H&G #68 4 cavity

Picked up what appears to be a decent Hensley & Gibbs #68 4 cavity mold with H&G handles . This thing is supposed to be a 200 grains plain base semi wadcutter for the 45 ACP . Hopefully I’ll have it in hand in about a week , if so I’ll cast a couple hundred load up fifty or so and give it a try befo...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....Win model 94
Replies: 51
Views: 2012

Re: I want these....

Gamekeeper, you worked at Westley Richards???? Tell us more! 8) Back in the late 60s early 70s I was a barrel filer and resleever of old side by side shotguns. My job was to strip down old shotguns and then fit new tubes into the original breech, refit the old ribs etc and file the new tubes/barrel...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....Win model 94
Replies: 51
Views: 2012

Re: I want these....

Gamekeeper, you worked at Westley Richards???? Tell us more! 8) Back in the late 60s early 70s I was a barrel filer and resleever of old side by side shotguns. My job was to strip down old shotguns and then fit new tubes into the original breech, refit the old ribs etc and file the new tubes/barrel...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boycott !
Replies: 17
Views: 376

Re: Boycott !

I’ve worn Levi’s exclusively since the mid 70’s , well that was until about six months ago when I decided my twenty year old Levi’s might need some replacements worked in the rotation . Anyway I bought some thru mail order and when I got uhm the fabric was about half as thick . So now I’ve bought fi...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 12 Pounder Whitworth Rifle
Replies: 12
Views: 390

Re: 12 Pounder Whitworth Rifle

I was at Winchester VA a few years back for a North South event . Some of those guys were pretty darned Accurate with their cannon .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How about a dog post?
Replies: 49
Views: 924

Re: How about a dog post?

Yes, he is named after John Singleton Mosby hence the two Confederate revolvers in the photo. I had posted nearly 4 years back when we got him asking for suggestions for a name. Parker was one suggestion which received quite a bit of support on this forum and I have a couple of Parkers but it lost ...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who likes stainless?
Replies: 36
Views: 667

Re: Who likes stainless?

Blued and walnut are my favorite . However when I build a new bolt action I usually choose a stainless barrel .
by 6pt-sika
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How about a dog post?
Replies: 49
Views: 924

Re: How about a dog post?

I’m 57 and have my fourth Border Terrier having had them pretty much for the last 56 years . And I’m on my first Boykin Spaniel . Also have a pair of Japanese Spitz / terriers in the Philippines. The Border may be my last aNd the Boykin my only one , our plan in ten or twelve years is to live most o...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How about a dog post?
Replies: 49
Views: 924

Re: How about a dog post?

Hawkeye2 wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:27 pm
"incredibly smart dog"

Mosby is our second field breed English Setter .
Mosby named no doubt in honor of the GREAT Confederate Partisan Ranger John Singleton Mosby ?
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ballard 4 1/2 A-1 Mid Range
Replies: 28
Views: 510

Re: Ballard 4 1/2 A-1 Mid Range

marlinman93 wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:46 pm
6pt-sika wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:35 pm
Very nice !

Did Zischang I think I spelled it correctly ever do any target rifles on the Ballard's ?
Yes, and quite a few too! I've seen numerous Zischang schuetzen Ballards.
Did you not at some point have a Zischang something or other ?
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ballard 4 1/2 A-1 Mid Range
Replies: 28
Views: 510

Re: Ballard 4 1/2 A-1 Mid Range

Very nice !

Did Zischang I think I spelled it correctly ever do any target rifles on the Ballard's ?
by 6pt-sika
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1895 500 s&w
Replies: 21
Views: 636

Re: Marlin 1895 500 s&w

There was a reason Marlin never brought the 1895 in 480/475 into production . They claimed it was because they didn’t have enough intrest . I tend to believe they realized the guns would eventually tear themselves apart . Of course you’d have thought they woulda figured it out before they put it in ...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I did a bad thing !
Replies: 9
Views: 585

Re: I did a bad thing !

Well I’ve had the 222 for over a week and haven’t shot it yet . I did mount s nice old Leupold BR 24x scope , set the regular trigger at 1 1/2 pounds and the set at 8 ounces . Also got 100 pieces of new Lapua for the 222 and about 1000 Berger Match bullets . Maybe next week ! Incidentally got Lapua ...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody got a real world price on a Marlin 1894p
Replies: 9
Views: 444

Re: Anybody got a real world price on a Marlin 1894p

When Marlin quit making the 1894P I found a nice LNIB one at a semi local but mostly high priced shop . Against my better judgement I bought the thing for $425 OTD I would say that was 10-12 years ago if not a couple earlier . I used it a bit killed a deer or two with it and sold it 2009-2011 someti...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Benchresting a levergun.
Replies: 9
Views: 424

Re: Benchresting a levergun.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by 6pt-sika
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New-to-me Beretta .45-70 Double Rifle
Replies: 36
Views: 1013

Re: New-to-me Beretta .45-70 Double Rifle

crs wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:17 pm
Thanks to all for kind comments. I too think it is purty!

MM, what model Beretta do you have, a GR2?
You need to bring that bad boy up to Maryland next month for the Vintage Cup unless I’m mistaken seems to me they have several double RIFLE events .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New-to-me Beretta .45-70 Double Rifle
Replies: 36
Views: 1013

Re: New-to-me Beretta .45-70 Double Rifle

mark wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:28 am
I'd leave it as Beretta intended.

Regards Mark
Unless I misread it isn’t as Beretta intended now . Again if I read correctly the guy who’s estate it came from made the rifle barrels .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I did a bad thing !
Replies: 9
Views: 585

Re: I did a bad thing !

CZ used to make a Mannlicher stocked version of the 527 in 222 REM and I had thought several times of getting one then they stopped a year or two ago . So then I had thoughts of a 1533 Anschutz or maybe a Sako Vixen Mannlicher . Now I see on Gunbroker that they’ve atleast made a special run of 527 F...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I did a bad thing !
Replies: 9
Views: 585

Re: I did a bad thing !

I have never fired anything in 222 Remington. It has always been known as an accurate and mild round. I would like to try that CZ in 222 out on a prairie dog town. Now I am going to be looking for one. Dang it! There goes that overtime money. The first centerfire gun I ever fired was a Remington 72...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I did a bad thing !
Replies: 9
Views: 585

Re: I did a bad thing !

Way cool! The .222 Remington has been seriously overshadowed by the .223/ 5.56, I'm guilty of buying a new AR varmint rifle that I decided I really needed. However, some of the best shooting I've ever done is with a Sako my dad gave me when I was 16. I've knocked a pile of critters with this thing ...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My oh my.....hornets!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 807

Re: My oh my.....hornets!!!

wvfarrier wrote:
Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:43 pm
Hateful critters....almost like a liberal politician
Hence the reason they should be removed from society along with liberal politicians 😉👍🏻
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I did a bad thing !
Replies: 9
Views: 585

I did a bad thing !

Started about six weeks ago when I bought a CZ 527 Varmint in 6.5 Grendel . Well today I saw where CZ did a limited run of 527 Varmints in 222 REM one of my long time favorites . So I bought one 🙄 and a nice used Leupold 24x and 500 Berger 52 grainers and 100 pieces of Lapua brass and last but not l...