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by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!
Replies: 27
Views: 871

Re: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!

That's funny, first thing my dad said was sell it and buy more Colts! I was thinking about a new 4 wheeler. Going to think on it awhile. It's just loud enough to annoy the neighbors. :D jb 8) A first generation in 38wcf followed closely by a 32wcf. Anither one i would love to fondle is a King Conve...
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The KA-BAR Story
Replies: 21
Views: 544

Re: The KA-BAR Story

Never knew how shiny and clean Kabars could be! One of 1st things i do at gunshows is look at bayonets and combat knives..
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trigger mod #2
Replies: 7
Views: 296

Re: Trigger mod #2

Im gonna pass this on the the guys at the shop, they clean and fix quite a few. BTW, ive lost the bidding war on 5 bp rifles and pistols. Latest one was Tradition .32 cal Crockett pistol. Oh well, todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 case failure
Replies: 46
Views: 907

Re: 30-30 case failure

Well, non ferrous metals like copper and brass wont harden by rapid cooling. They are work hardened by being sized in the dies repeatedly. Only reason cast bullets can be hardened by water quenching is because they have tin and antimony in them. Pure lead wont harden either if water quenched. Macha...
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More 'Numberphile' stuff....
Replies: 9
Views: 309

Re: More 'Numberphile' stuff....

At least her voice is pleasant.... :mrgreen:
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!
Replies: 27
Views: 871

Re: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!

Sell it and buy more guns. :mrgreen:
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 629-6 Deluxe 45 Colt Conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 425

Re: S&W 629-6 Deluxe 45 Colt Conversion

Wow, gorgeous gun and its nice it is marked .45 Colt..... Tidd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 88
Views: 1297

Re: Telegraph Reader

Pitchy, does that telegraph say, sorry to hear about Jeff Epsteins upcoming suicide? :o todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 case failure
Replies: 46
Views: 907

Re: 30-30 case failure

Well, non ferrous metals like copper and brass wont harden by rapid cooling. They are work hardened by being sized in the dies repeatedly. Only reason cast bullets can be hardened by water quenching is because they have tin and antimony in them. Pure lead wont harden either if water quenched. Machad...
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a handy tool grinder.
Replies: 24
Views: 436

Re: Made a handy tool grinder.

:mrgreen:
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Old.....?
Replies: 12
Views: 367

Re: How Old.....?

JimT, your on a roll, thats 5 things I've learned this week from you..... todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: There's No Reason To Do This
Replies: 15
Views: 488

Re: There's No Reason To Do This

Thanks what great idea, can usually buy RN's cheaper than FP's. Mikld, when are the HP pins gonna be ready for sale? :mrgreen: todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another another 410 topic! Special loading data??
Replies: 22
Views: 389

Re: Another another 410 topic! Special loading data??

I wrapped 2 layers of scotch tape to hold one in place, then was gonna use hot glue to hold others in place and decided to cut down and split a couple of dead trees for the stove instead. Its not cheap, i prefer to call it ingenuity! :mrgreen:
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another another 410 topic! Special loading data??
Replies: 22
Views: 389

Re: Another another 410 topic! Special loading data??

Nath, i did a check on Cast Boolits forumn for ".444 shotshell loads"...... Found quite a few "alternate" loads using herco, clays, unique and red-green-blue Dot powders for the .410. I was gonna use uinque and blue dot for trying out in .410 loads this winter, but grabbed Remington 57 primers, inst...
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This new .410 addiction
Replies: 18
Views: 316

Re: This new .410 addiction

6pt-sika wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:51 pm
OMG “sold a 28” that’s blasphemous :shock: :lol: :lol:
I know some people huh! :P ... Bill I sold my single shot .28 gauge and bought a beat up Savage 242 3 years ago... Oh well
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photo of my vintage Marlin Model 1889
Replies: 14
Views: 406

Re: Photo of my vintage Marlin Model 1889

What great looking rifle.
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movie Quote
Replies: 21
Views: 626

Re: Movie Quote

Tango nailed it. Another guy with intials of GK! :mrgreen:
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Idiots
Replies: 14
Views: 573

Re: Idiots

I've met a few guys over the years that talk about taking some, good sound shots, was always glad i had my own land to hunt.
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put the side hack on the 77
Replies: 60
Views: 1013

Re: Put the side hack on the 77

Looks so nice, i miss going down quiet back roads.
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movie Quote
Replies: 21
Views: 626

Re: Movie Quote

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:00 pm
That's not from "Mars Needs Women" with Tommy Kirk is it?
Nope, i was mistaken, wasnt even interested in girls when this movie came out, nor was I nowhere close to even being a teenager.
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movie Quote
Replies: 21
Views: 626

Movie Quote

Grins like a baby, but bites like a gator....
I just watched this movie from my teenage years. Do any of you know the movie and/actor?
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Photo from the Democrat Debate
Replies: 7
Views: 374

Re: Photo from the Democrat Debate

piller wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:58 am
The first debate had a total IQ of an ice cream cone.
But unlike crats', an ice cream cone brings joy and an honest smile.
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: tool holder
Replies: 4
Views: 264

Re: tool holder

I like anything that uses deer antler or parts of it that is left over.
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pitchy's joke inspired me
Replies: 5
Views: 264

Re: Pitchy's joke inspired me

Its two fer day!

What did the fried rice say to the Shrimp?


Dont wok away from me!......
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pitchy's joke inspired me
Replies: 5
Views: 264

Pitchy's joke inspired me

What does a mermaid use to clean her fins?












Tide.......






forgive me, its a dark cloudy rainy day.. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Light bulb man.
Replies: 15
Views: 364

Re: Light bulb man.

When he's thinking does it sound like white noise? Cool, how bout a mate for him.......
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another .410 thread
Replies: 31
Views: 779

Re: Another .410 thread

GK, how would it ship there? What kind red tape would have to jumped thru?
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another .410 thread
Replies: 31
Views: 779

Re: Another .410 thread

Thats nice shape, .410 and .20 gauge bolts seem to be the only ones that sell here. There's been a nice Kiesssler 20 gauge sitting at the shop but i just dont need it. Besides .410 is to easy and cheap to load for. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .25-35 Tomcat is nearly finished
Replies: 50
Views: 3595

Re: .25-35 Tomcat is nearly finished

I aint got a bucket list, but if'n I did a 24" 336 would be on it.
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn project
Replies: 10
Views: 454

Re: Barn project

What a great man cave. My only problem with it is, too many cabinets and storage space. I would be so organized that i would never be able too find anything. :mrgreen:
How do you plan on heating it? Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waldo has had a couple of bad nights
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: Waldo has had a couple of bad nights

Never heard a mtn lion kill prey or scream. Did you train him to stay away from bears?
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: best hunting bullets for heavier game in 357 levers
Replies: 12
Views: 629

Re: best hunting bullets for heavier game in 357 levers

Havent hunted with them, but Hornady 180gr XTP's are sposed to be great for expansion and penetration.
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410
Replies: 72
Views: 1857

Re: 410

765x53 wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:24 pm
narf? "Native American Rights Fund"? :?
I thought it was short for Narfle the Garthok....
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 54
Views: 1712

Re: Marlin 990

Aguila 30 gr super max velocity shells have nice ball of flame at dusk. Are those available at a reasonable price there! Its funny to hear people whine about dirty ammo, i akways wanna slip them some shells loaded with BP just to shiw them what dirty is. Have you seen Hickock45 do the Glock shooting...
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!
Replies: 11
Views: 380

Re: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!

After my 2 3/4" blued Service Six sold i was bummed, but got a Bearcat for a decent price. Then i won a Stainless 2 3/4" .38 Special Service Six. The Bearcat sold for good profit and last weekend i got an 50's era 257420 SC mold. So the world righted itself again in my corner. As much as I'd like an...
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got a S&W model 10!
Replies: 6
Views: 337

Re: I got a S&W model 10!

Model 10 is one of all time great pistol that I owned all to briefly. Did you have to "time" the cylinder or was it good go as is? Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......
Replies: 48
Views: 1405

Re: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......

The shop here doesnt charge tranfer fee if you buy from them. For firearms mailed to them from other sources its $20 for the 1st time and $15 therafter.
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!
Replies: 11
Views: 380

Re: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!

Cool to set that off. What kind of treasures have you found in the reloading supplies, bet you have alot of fond memories when you go through it..
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: These Ducks look pretty happy to me...
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: These Ducks look pretty happy to me...

Looks like they were role playing in a video game. Where the femboy says "get behind me I'll take lead" i couldnt watch no more....
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What You See When You Leave Early Morning To Shoot Prairie Dogs
Replies: 12
Views: 490

Re: What You See When You Leave Early Morning To Shoot Prairie Dogs

Sounds likes fun. But you dont even have .30 cal with, much less a .40 or .45 single shot! Is this a first? Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...
Replies: 18
Views: 504

Re: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...

You be amazed to read about Bats as Bombs in WWII then.
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Quote of the Week
Replies: 2
Views: 232

Quote of the Week

I may die on my knees, but I'll be up to my waist in brass! Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 54
Views: 1712

Re: Marlin 990

Please tell me you aint gonna go all "tactical" along with spray and pray! :lol: todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 38-40 Loading
Replies: 11
Views: 516

Re: 38-40 Loading

Welcome to the Best Gun Enabler's forumn in the web. Google "RL7 in 38/40" you will find quite discussions on this. Alliant's manual will pop up and shows 25.8 grs. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?
Replies: 27
Views: 738

Re: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?

Never get in a discussion with a close minded troll. Its a waste of time and is like wrestling a pig in mud, you get dirty and the pig enjoys it. YMMV Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adjustable fire grill
Replies: 21
Views: 638

Re: Adjustable fire grill

Nice cool breezy day for it.
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I like this guys idea of plinking
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Re: I like this guys idea of plinking

Nath, ZRUS Outdoors has a bunch of videos on single shots and chamber adapters.
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410
Replies: 72
Views: 1857

Re: 410

Hot glue gun works to keep overshot wad in place to. I also have an .410 insert for my .20 gauge just in case.... Really wish smoothbore pistols weren't NFA....
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adjustable fire grill
Replies: 21
Views: 638

Re: Adjustable fire grill

Need a change of pace and get away and find a job and work til november. I'm also tired of hanging around this town. Im watching friends dogs till next friday so i got an extra week to pack and evaluate.
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adjustable fire grill
Replies: 21
Views: 638

Re: Adjustable fire grill

I got a bunch of 1/8" stainless cable 4-6 feet long if you need some for any reason. Quality stuff meant for kayak rudder controls.