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by 3leggedturtle
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody fire lap?
Replies: 28
Views: 385

Re: Anybody fire lap?

I used automotive polishing compounded smeared on 22lr. Had a NEF Versa Pak 22 barrel that would foul after 5 shots. That one took 20 shots b4 it would stay clean after a box or 2 of ammo. The other 22 barrel took 12 shots b4 it was good to go. I dont care if it was dumb luck or what but it really s...
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A good shooting 1911A1 and inexpensive too
Replies: 8
Views: 202

Re: A good shooting 1911A1 and inexpensive too

TISAS makes great stuff. They have a copy of the Browning HiPower i reallly want to get. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The muddled 38
Replies: 25
Views: 1029

Re: The muddled 38

Piller, 158gr +P loads in a .38 LCR were doable for 10 rounds. After that would hope the threat was done or the food was in the ground! Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Caring for "lightweight" 1911s
Replies: 18
Views: 285

Re: Caring for "lightweight" 1911s

Cool, a job where you can carry and help gun loving folks.
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chilly day at the range
Replies: 7
Views: 167

Re: Chilly day at the range

Was no better in west Texas, 34 windy and rain. At least you were dry and able to shoot! Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The muddled 38
Replies: 25
Views: 1029

Re: The muddled 38

The more i reload for, and shoot with the 38 Special in pistols and rifles, the more it ranks up there with the 45 Colt and 30/30!
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the Contender fans here
Replies: 15
Views: 340

Re: For the Contender fans here

I got into shooting centerfire later in life than most. Never had a T/C. Getting one of the new ones with both rifle and pistol hardware and the calibers I would like does sound fun. You need 2 frames as dedicated pistols and 2 frames as dedicated carbines. Also when you buy 22lr barrels get 2 of'e...
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the Contender fans here
Replies: 15
Views: 340

Re: For the Contender fans here

fat finger double post!
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mossberg 410 pump
Replies: 30
Views: 563

Re: Mossberg 410 pump

Either Nath or G-K told me cylinder bore 410's put more shot into patterns at 20-30 yards. Ive cut 2 of them down and glad Listened to them... todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30 WCF full length vs neck size
Replies: 15
Views: 336

Re: 30 WCF full length vs neck size

I full lengthed sized all my 30/30 brass. Was mainly shooting cast bullets at 1000-1500fps. But ny brass lasted from 1972ish until 2005 when I pinched the necks shut and bought 300 new cases. YMMV todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How NOT to resize a bullet ...
Replies: 26
Views: 447

Re: How NOT to resize a bullet ...

WOW wonder what ballistic coefficient of that reformed bullet is? 350 Legend makes more sense to me now..... todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I met Bill in Oregon
Replies: 6
Views: 213

I met Bill in Oregon

Sure was a pleasure to talk guns and reloading with. Leverguns.forumn people he matches Pitchy & Norma and Blaine for hospitality! Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Report, 106 year-old Winchester carbine 44-40 (photos)
Replies: 22
Views: 655

Re: Range Report, 106 year-old Winchester carbine 44-40 (photos)

Great looking 92, its got character and whats that saying, wish it could talk! Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Got The Woodsman's Pal
Replies: 22
Views: 725

Re: I Got The Woodsman's Pal

Blaine, this is the winter I thought we were gonna get together with Mescalero! I've seen them and wondered how they hold up. Guess you'll let ys know in the future. Todd/leg
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old time prices, now forgotten
Replies: 12
Views: 459

Re: Old time prices, now forgotten

I have a copy of the 2004 MidwayUSA catalog i look at for old rimes sake!
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 336 Question
Replies: 13
Views: 434

Re: Marlin 336 Question

Took one out and cleaned all the dirt and oil and lint out of it. Worked like brand new after that.
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rebarreling a 94AE?
Replies: 8
Views: 331

Re: Rebarreling a 94AE?

Or send it to JES Reboring and have it redone to 35-3030 38/55 or? Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winter wonderland
Replies: 25
Views: 485

Re: Winter wonderland

Pitchy wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:37 pm
Ya must be down south Turtle .
Don`t blame ya Griff, roads haven`t been to bad but the salt sucks.
Yepper, was on Corpus Christi to South Padre coast but got tired of humidity. Heading to New Mexico desert.

PS, I'm really craving apple and/or pumpkin pie and strong coffee! :mrgreen:
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winter wonderland
Replies: 25
Views: 485

Re: Winter wonderland

Pitchy, beatiful but i dont miss the cold wind and clearing. Miss the wood stove cracking and popping and feeding the critters. Coldest ive dealt with since turkey day was 52! Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A pair of Winchester Model 12s
Replies: 14
Views: 438

Re: A pair of Winchester Model 12s

Very nice. a Model 12 in 20 gauge us on my hoping for, short list.
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sign of old age. Saloon Added.
Replies: 64
Views: 1160

Re: Sign of old age. Saloon Added.

Nice! But the real sign of old age is wearing black socks with cut-offs!
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 94AE 44 mag Timber Scout?
Replies: 7
Views: 474

Re: 94AE 44 mag Timber Scout?

No but i bet a 300gr cast RNFP at 1500fps would handle anything you come across. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gunshow: Pasadena, TX
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: Gunshow: Pasadena, TX

It was nice show, admission was $9 BUT buy one ticket and get one for free! Lots of people walking around trying to sell their rifles and shotguns. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - C&B Minis
Replies: 18
Views: 1393

Re: OT - C&B Minis

O-I i had one, Triple 777 really made it shoot good. Supposedly NAA said you could load 1.5 grs of Bullseye in it but ATF put kabish on it. Said they would reclassify it as a FIREARM if they didn't stop printing that info in manuals. No i never tried it. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gunshow: Pasadena, TX
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: Gunshow: Pasadena, TX

Oh, well, least your working! If we dont get tables will only spend saturday there.
Griff, I'll send you my phone # later if you can make it.
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I am not resposnible for how this may effect you .....
Replies: 9
Views: 458

Re: I am not resposnible for how this may effect you .....

That engraved Yellow Boy sure has me in lust mode..... todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice - mini 30, AK or sks
Replies: 32
Views: 744

Re: Advice - mini 30, AK or sks

Olloger, want some more confusing info? :P you could get a cheap lower from Palmetto then get the 300BO, and/or the 350 Legend upper. Was thinking a 180gr RNFP .35 cal bullet at 14-1800fps would cover anything short if grizzlies and 300lb rabid pigs... todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Working to Reduce Friendly-Fire Incidents
Replies: 11
Views: 407

Re: Working to Reduce Friendly-Fire Incidents

Wonder if he gets, hazardous duty pay? :roll: todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gunshow: Pasadena, TX
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Gunshow: Pasadena, TX

Its the 23rd and 24th of November. Is anyone going? I'll be there barring ice covered roads and crashes! :lol: Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another another 410 topic! Special loading data??
Replies: 23
Views: 595

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

Nath, heard of another way to use 57 primers in 209 pockets. Take a plastic drinking straw and cut it to length of primer pocket and insert it, then start the 57 primer into that. The straw takes up the slack. ...... :mrgreen:
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flint and pheasant.
Replies: 10
Views: 322

Re: Flint and pheasant.

It's in 12 g. Made by Artax ( who ever they are or were!).

Nath, thems are sum well made and spendy scrape-fire's. Todd
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The new Bisley's a keeper!
Replies: 10
Views: 373

Re: The new Bisley's a keeper!

Great looking pistol, kinda weird tho to not see a non-zombie target! When regular pin is back in will you be able to switch cylinders easily?
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flint and pheasant.
Replies: 10
Views: 322

Re: Flint and pheasant.

Which smooth bore is that? Of course migh.t as well give load specifics again. :mrgreen: todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When They Try To Take Gamekeeper's Guns...
Replies: 10
Views: 389

Re: When They Try To Take Gamekeeper's Guns...

I wonder if he would offer them a spot of tea before sending them to the other side.... :P
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Honest wear?
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Honest wear?

To me, its like the old levers and pumps we get in that have carried for 30-40 years and have worn bluing and scratched up sticks from being in the woods. Mechanically they are tight and solid cuz they only had about 5 boxes of shells thru them. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice - mini 30, AK or sks
Replies: 32
Views: 744

Re: Advice - mini 30, AK or sks

If I was goona get a 7.62x39mm. The ak47 made by Palmetto State Armory would be the one I'd get.
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New O-rings for old bullet size dies
Replies: 7
Views: 207

Re: New O-rings for old bullet size dies

Earl have you tried O-rings from NAPA meant fir hydraulic fittings? Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: THE WANAMACHER
Replies: 6
Views: 246

Re: THE WANAMACHER

I was looking firward to being there, but dealer i was sposed to help setup there never called me back. Enjoy your weekend. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: advice about buying cast bullets
Replies: 12
Views: 323

Re: advice about buying cast bullets

Laser Cast has always shot good good for me.
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dad cooks up some deer meat for the family...
Replies: 5
Views: 376

Re: Dad cooks up some deer meat for the family...

Doc! :P Have you heard the honey flavored Lifesaver joke?
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: At the range this morning.......
Replies: 8
Views: 338

Re: At the range this morning.......

Looks like fun. Sure is easy to tell who the snow birds are though.... Hopefully our paths will cross this winter. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Sixgun
Replies: 16
Views: 504

Re: New Sixgun

I like it, alot! Can i have the 44 mag since you dont beed redundacy! :mrgreen: I'm on the lookout fir a SS 4 5/8 357 Blackhawk. I dont know why the short barreled revolvers are so appealing all of a sudden. Have you got to put it on paper yet? Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A dilemma
Replies: 29
Views: 1025

Re: A dilemma

WHAT DID YOU BUY? Tidd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nath and G-K
Replies: 14
Views: 369

Re: Nath and G-K

Piller, itsa new to me shotgun manufacturer i never heard of before. Really wanted a .32 gauge as MagTech make brass shotshells for them, when this popped up.
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Slaving away in the Office today
Replies: 10
Views: 353

Re: Slaving away in the Office today

Jim it looks like a nice job. But how is your boss? Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nath and G-K
Replies: 14
Views: 369

Re: Nath and G-K

Nath, sounds like a good day.
G-K, chamber length dont matter I'll just load shells to fit it. Yes I was hoping you could "enable" me. Dont matter cuz i got it for $180. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nath and G-K
Replies: 14
Views: 369

Re: Nath and G-K

Thanks that double sure looks nice. I was hoping you'd tell me they weren't worth buying! I like how they look.thanks fir info....
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nath and G-K
Replies: 14
Views: 369

Nath and G-K

What do you know about or think of, the El Chimbo folding 410? Its said to be a poachers gun. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: River of Doubt
Replies: 5
Views: 437

Re: River of Doubt

I bought that book 2 years ago for a $1. Have read 3 times. Those guys were tough! They could probably chew nails and spit tacks.
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Opinion
Replies: 41
Views: 1108

Re: My Opinion

I always have time for opinions that is in reality, just plain ole good advice! Todd/3leg