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by 3leggedturtle
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt Trooper (Original, not Mk iii)
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: Colt Trooper (Original, not Mk iii)

Looks like a solid gun that wasnt used very very much. Cosmetic rust shouod come easy. If your happy, then you did good! Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the allure of "tactical"?
Replies: 40
Views: 653

Re: What's the allure of "tactical"?

Have we gotten to the point that a vast segment of our shooting public nurses a Walter Mitty fantasy about being involved in a truly tactical situation? I suppose there's just as many people looking at this forum thinking you have "cowboys and indians" fantasies. I have Rambo against antifa fantasy...
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: forming 25-35 cases
Replies: 13
Views: 317

Re: forming 25-35 cases

Right now there a topic in the Cast Boolits firumn on making 25 Krag AI from 30/40 Krag. Also do a search on your reforming 25/35 cuz a few guys have also done it there too. I forgetbwho has done it here, hopefully they'll be on soon. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the allure of "tactical"?
Replies: 40
Views: 653

Re: What's the allure of "tactical"?

When Six and I were at that auction a couple weeks ago we were watching tactical 870 shotguns go for double what regular 870 were going for. Same gun but just neede to meet my horizontal bandsaw to be considered “tacticool.” How much were regular 870's going for? I tried selling an 870 in 12 gauge ...
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Pitchy wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:02 pm
Oh yea gotta make that cocking lever also, if it don`t shoot across the room i`m going to cry. :)
Thats funny, my brother was stationed in the Philippines and sent me a pistol crossbow home, it was like shooting those foam dart guns!
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?
Replies: 22
Views: 483

Re: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?

S&W has the Shield EZ slide in 380, they are real easy to rack. An older lady bought one and she absolutely has no problems. She had a rRuger LCP 380 and it was tough for her to use it. I had a .38 LCR and it was easy to shoot at 5-10 yards, a couple of younger ladies tried it and they really liked ...
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Hey Inline (six) :mrgreen: You can cash my gold turtle in and give to Doc for his clutch and Garand. I'm trying to use up all scrap leather for sheaths, just cant seem to get the right 2 pieces to line up. Hopefully today a friend will help learn to pist pics.
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Hey Doc, the older models had bleed plug. Any chance you have the owners manual to look up? Pitchy the goat's foot looks like a field expedient torture device! I'm really liking linseed oil for stocks, knife handles and such, really brings out the grain and color. On the ☀️ sude if things, sposed to...
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Pitchy, will you need the arms of John Henry to set it? You going to have a "mechanized" string puller?
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

You guys are ambitious and acclomplished. All i did was make some butter knives with antler handles and stunk up the room by getting to hot. Did i mention i was sick of winter, Pitchy can relate to that I'm sure. Hopefully by friday I'll be in sunny Palacios and enjoying a fire and some strong coffe...
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 317 Air lite 22
Replies: 15
Views: 425

Re: S&W 317 Air lite 22

Thanks all. I've put 56 rounds thru it all ready, helped clean it up. Its pretty scratched up and screws are buggered some. Guy who had is a billary fan. He took it apart or tried to, in the words of the 'smith he shouldnt be allowed to touch guns! :lol: Blaine, the little stub hammer is more of an ...
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I could think of a few more longer and drawn out things to do with them.. hard to believe liberals would attend an event where guns are being shown. Thete was a very staunch billary supporter brong about 6 handguns and 5 rifles to put on consignment. Really wanted to ask him why he would support a g...
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 317 Air lite 22
Replies: 15
Views: 425

S&W 317 Air lite 22

What is your honest opinion of these pistols. Theres one at the shop, its got the 2" or so barrel. Guy wants $400, i was thinking $300. Its fun to shoot, but are they meant to be carried alot and shot little? I just noticed Ruger brought out a LCRx 3" adj. sight in 357 Mag that weighs 21ozs,so that ...
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Oh boy i never won anything in my life. The gold turtle is cool. But, can I have Old Savage set me up on a date? I would love to have 30's or 40's weather to go shooting in... -24 tonite I'm tired of winter. T/3
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FWIW; gun ban...
Replies: 4
Views: 316

Re: FWIW; gun ban...

Yep, and then they were crying for the cops to come back last summer because they needed protection from druggies snd robbers! Just cant imagine they would shoot their own unarmed and defenseless in a gun free zone.... :roll: todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I pictured you as more of a "South Park" guy.... :mrgreen:
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Public Opinion Poll On Illegal Immigration
Replies: 8
Views: 257

Re: Public Opinion Poll On Illegal Immigration

Pete, thats a goodun.
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Show Find Winchester Low Wall 22 Long
Replies: 31
Views: 659

Re: Gun Show Find Winchester Low Wall 22 Long

Target Sports has 22 Long and 22 Short at a decent price, whether it's by the box, brick or case! Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Pitchy wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:44 pm
Todd i missed the questions if they were to me, as far as the weather it sucks i like winter but not the bitter cold.
Nah just showing my dry humor and sarcasm. :D Evry time i shovel, 1 hour later i have to re-shovel.
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

GunnyMack wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:31 pm
There will be a lot of dead libatards from hi-vel lead poisioning...
Think they'll mostly kill each other when they cant get their prescrips, and energy drinks. Since they all know who gets what meds and in what amounts....
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I wasnt chatting so much as asking questions, which didnt get answered! :cry: so i signed offed and went to my dark corner to take a nap and pout..... :evil:
Griff can we get more closeups of your line up? Whats the caplick and double? Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTT: RCBS Carbide .45 Colt Dies
Replies: 10
Views: 288

Re: WTT: RCBS Carbide .45 Colt Dies

A 10mm/40s+w carbide sizer might work for sizing a 38/55 casehead, loadbook shows .425 diameter for 38/55 and .424 diameter for 40 s+w... todd/3leg
P.S. a 9mm Makatov is .390 diameter if you just wanted to "neck size" just enough to seat bullet...
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Pitchy, was amazed at howm uch it snowed between 0200 and 0830. I think it would be cool to have turkeys in the yard, well Maybe for a little while if they werent to loud.... Sixgun, vultures only eat dead stuff, and wolves cougars and bears only eat the sick and lame!! :P I've had enough "winter" f...
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 350 Winchester Legend
Replies: 16
Views: 706

Re: 350 Winchester Legend

Starline has making 223 Basic brass that is straight wall, they skip the last step or 2 to that gives it the neck and shoulder, they dont trim it either so the case lenght varies by a few thousandth's.
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

They let some turkeys go up by cabin, didnt see them this year tho. I met this chick at the bar up there, i think she gave me a lady bug :P Enjoy the new round of cold weather, hopefull this will the last blast.... todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Closing Time Optical Illusion
Replies: 9
Views: 412

Re: Closing Time Optical Illusion

gamekeeper wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:06 am
Alcohol does have a lot to answer for........ :lol:
Alcohol, the cause of AND answer to all problems! Lol Mickey Gilley has a good song about closing time!
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 2291

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

GunnyMack wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:20 pm
[quote= Tidd/3keg
Did you change your handle?
Just saw an AR in 45ACP.
[/quote]

No, flippin' oughtacrect still pops up once in awhile. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

We had 20's all day, was nice to work in garage with out being all bundled up. Put cedar handles on a damascus skinner and made 3 more antler handled butter knives! Kept dogs out and entertained most of day to. Where is everyone,i had way too coffee today and not much to read on here. 3keg Gunnymack...
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester/Miroku 1873 SRC
Replies: 13
Views: 630

Re: Winchester/Miroku 1873 SRC

M. M. Wright wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:05 pm
Hey TODD3/leg, I think I have seen the Miroku advertised in 38 WCF. You NEED one. I'll look.
Nope, 357, 44 WCF and 45C.
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Monday sarcastic joke
Replies: 7
Views: 402

Monday sarcastic joke

A day early... :P

How did the coffee get strong?



By doing the French Press.......

I just learned the Browning Hi-Power has a magazine disconnect and capacity of 13 instead of 17, because of the French.... Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 2291

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

Doc, thats cool the quiets work the action, I'm happy my 22-45 works with Aguila targets. I am really wanting an AK or AR pistol in 9mm. Dont know if its an infactuation with them or a geuine wanting to use them. Tidd/3keg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Primitive wooden compass.
Replies: 51
Views: 870

Re: Primitive wooden compass.

Pitchy wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:51 pm
Thanks Todd, yep all sundials have to point north to work. :)
That makes sense, if its a real bright, moonlit nite, will it work too?
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winter morning at the range, with two lever guns
Replies: 11
Views: 399

Re: Winter morning at the range, with two lever guns

Thats nice, i forget you have rimmed versions of popular calibers over there to use. I saw a Valmet O/U in 7x57R at a shop about 5 years ago for $1400. Was gonna sell about 5 unused firearms to get it, but it was gone when i went back 3 weeks later. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Drop out! ? OH, that a relief, thought you said "drop one" at first.... I really like having a bench mounted belt and disc sander even if its a cheap one. Been nice having 20's for the last 2 days. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Primitive wooden compass.
Replies: 51
Views: 870

Re: Primitive wooden compass.

The sundial is something ive thought for awhile, but mostly i just go by daytime or nightime.. How do you set the dial up, does it point north or? I'd like one for up north. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey Blaine!
Replies: 5
Views: 210

Re: Hey Blaine!

BlaineG wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:06 pm
piller wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:48 am
We should reintroduce lions to Seattle.
Why do you hate lions? :lol:
They are are already killing and eating Californian's, how much worse could Washingtonians tatse? Todd3/leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester/Miroku 1873 SRC
Replies: 13
Views: 630

Re: Winchester/Miroku 1873 SRC

QCI Winchesters wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:30 pm
"Nice setup! I wish they'd make a trapper in 38wcf to go with my old colt."

I hope they DON'T! I would have to have one, and I can't afford it...
Same here, 38wcf is probably one of my favorite cartridges that I'll never have a rifle for. Glad your 1873 is well made. Todd3/leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winter morning at the range, with two lever guns
Replies: 11
Views: 399

Re: Winter morning at the range, with two lever guns

Thats good shooting, was gonna ask you about your brass, but saw you were watching where every piece landed when you levered a new round in. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Owl surgeon
Replies: 11
Views: 238

Re: Owl surgeon

Pitchy, I'm surprised the the chicadees werent finishing up the rabbit.. I had a rabbit at cabin that would follow my tracks around, and did you know rabbits eat yellow snow for the salt! I just realized i didnt hear any owls the whole time up there. Hope your enjoying the warmer overcast day. Todd
by 3leggedturtle
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Super Bowl Sunday
Replies: 36
Views: 817

Re: Super Bowl Sunday

jnyork wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:18 am
crs wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:54 am
Weather forecast looks good for a day at the range.
That's exactly where I was headed but the wind is screaming. Guess it's a good day to curl up with a good book. :roll:
JnYork, you still in Yuma?
by 3leggedturtle
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Super Bowl Sunday
Replies: 36
Views: 817

Re: Super Bowl Sunday

I haven't watched in 3 years now, but Brady and Belichec are Pro-Trump and its driving the fans, felons and thugs bonkers.... so that worth a litte news coverage.
by 3leggedturtle
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Friday joke
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Friday joke

Why did the Lemming jump off of the dock?











Pier Pressure.....! Happy above zero Friday....
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Bass
Replies: 24
Views: 490

Re: Rock Bass

Thanks Todd but rock bass is a lot easier to pronounce :lol: Pitchy,, I have this book on tape by, Sylvester' the Cat, of how to pronounce long and difficult words, i could UPS it to you if'n you wanted to broaden your word vocabulary! :lol: Gotta keep our minds active so Cabin Fever dont set in ya...
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .... soooooooooo cold
Replies: 18
Views: 497

Re: .... soooooooooo cold

Dang, should I quit complaining that in Dallas it is cloudy and 55 degrees? :D We also have 10 mph breeze from the south. :? OMG i bet with the breeze your wind chill is about 47 huh! :lol: This is the way I remember most of December, and all of January and February when I was growing up here in th...
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Bass
Replies: 24
Views: 490

Re: Rock Bass

Pitchy, i aint gonna tell you change it's name but it looks more like a Coelacanth! That fish that went extinct "millions" of years ago, then they caught a few. By either name, I really like it. :mrgreen: Todd
by 3leggedturtle
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: question, Traded for 336sc 35 Rem
Replies: 18
Views: 466

Re: question, Traded for 336sc 35 Rem

A steel Lyman or Redfield peep from the 70's or earlier would be my go to sight. Tidd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

The muzzleloaders are tempting if'n i was closer, Nath and GK should look at them.
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member with odd M94
Replies: 17
Views: 512

Re: New member with odd M94

That barrel sounds like the bore and groove are for the 32/20! Hopefulley you can get a cast bullet of .313 or .314 diameter to chamber. Welcome to best Enabler's Forumn on the i-net. Todd/3leg
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

There's a mess of 94 Winchesters with most of them being post war and post 64...I use those for tomato stakes..... Sixgun ole buddy ole pal, can i have about 1/2 dozen of those worthless 94's to make poles for my tip-ups while ice fishing the rest of this winter? I'll mail them back to you in the s...
by 3leggedturtle
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 2916
Views: 43258

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

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