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by J Miller
Thu May 21, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh Heck Yes!! I Want One Of These!!
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: Oh Heck Yes!! I Want One Of These!!

James Bond would be right at home in that. Me, not so much.

Joe
by J Miller
Tue May 19, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed vs open carry
Replies: 9
Views: 356

Concealed vs open carry

Open and closed carry.jpg
Yep, works foe me :) .


joe
by J Miller
Tue May 19, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More things to ponder
Replies: 1
Views: 119

More things to ponder

All of these came from FB, no idea who originally created them, but they say what I've been thinking.
NCIS.jpg
Stop saying.jpg
C19 death chart.jpg
Utter stupidity of the left.jpg
Joe
by J Miller
Tue May 19, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: CV19 Vaccine
Replies: 42
Views: 824

Re: CV19 Vaccine

jeepnik, Do you remember thalidomide birth defects? I do. I can't begin to tell you how many kids I went to school with whose mothers were given that drug. Luckily mine wasn't. Thalidomide.jpg Your forced imprisonment is as wrong as it can get. What do you suggest next, forced imprisonment for those...
by J Miller
Sat May 16, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The dead shall rise first.
Replies: 18
Views: 416

Re: The dead shall rise first.

My wife loves it so much she's laughing!

Joe
by J Miller
Sat May 16, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: CV19 Vaccine
Replies: 42
Views: 824

Re: CV19 Vaccine

There is way more to this Covid 19 vaccine than preventing the virus. Which of the 60 or so vaccines under development scare you the most? This virus is obviously a serious problem, and although I think the response to it has been excessive, a vaccine would be a blessing. There is, though, no guara...
by J Miller
Thu May 14, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: CV19 Vaccine
Replies: 42
Views: 824

Re: CV19 Vaccine

There is way more to this Covid 19 vaccine than preventing the virus. It has nothing to do with health issues and more to do with controlling and killing off the human population. If you don't believe that you are naive and (for the lack of a better word) brainwashed. Just pay attention to who is pu...
by J Miller
Thu May 14, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black powder SAA?
Replies: 24
Views: 483

Re: Black powder SAA?

18.5 grs of 2400 under a 260 - 265gr SWC is actually Keith's light load put together in balloon head cases and used in late black powder or early smokeless Colts. When the solid head cases came out he upped it to 20.0 grs 2400, and when Ruger brought out their big Blackhawk he upped it to 22.0 grs. ...
by J Miller
Tue May 12, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upcoming Events
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events.jpg

Joe
by J Miller
Tue May 12, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: African Adventure
Replies: 18
Views: 465

Re: African Adventure

Our old Win XP box got infected with something called asp . com and no one could or knew how to get it out. It locked us out of all controls. We finally had to get another pc and it came with 10. :(

Joe
by J Miller
Tue May 12, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black powder SAA?
Replies: 24
Views: 483

Re: Black powder SAA?

Jim T remembers that one...hey Jim,,remember the 1886 in 45-90 some 15 or more years ago?....that's a long story and it was part my fault from my younger days (my early twenties) when I used to push full loads of smokeless out of the black powder '86. Yessir. I do remember that one. Somewhere I MAY...
by J Miller
Tue May 12, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: African Adventure
Replies: 18
Views: 465

Re: African Adventure

Since switching to Windoz 10 I can't see some pics. No idea why either. Jim can't see the action .. :(


Joe
by J Miller
Mon May 11, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Alofs Reloading Magazine
Replies: 3
Views: 230

The Alofs Reloading Magazine

How about a repeating single shot shot gun?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNIkca8 ... C%26Rsenal
~and~
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbXOFkm ... C%26Rsenal

I find gadgets like this fascinating.

Joe
by J Miller
Sun May 10, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: winchester 94 coil hammer strut springs long and short??
Replies: 10
Views: 175

Re: winchester 94 coil hammer strut springs long and short??

To convert the rebounders to half cock, just disassemble the lower tangs, set aside the hammer, trigger, sear, main spring and strut of the rebounding action, then install the same half cock parts. The pre-saftey rebounder tangs are the same as as the later half cock tangs so the action parts will i...
by J Miller
Sun May 10, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Wayne movie gun?
Replies: 20
Views: 552

Re: John Wayne movie gun?

In that scene the rifle you see him holding is a Daisy 1894 BB rifle.

Joe
by J Miller
Fri May 01, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sign of the Times......................
Replies: 9
Views: 409

Re: Sign of the Times......................

We LOVE it! Makes me wanna go shopping with my wife .... :twisted:

Joe
by J Miller
Fri May 01, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FYI PLEASE BE AWARE
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: FYI PLEASE BE AWARE

:D :P :D :P :lol: :lol: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Joe
by J Miller
Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reloading 45 colt for EMF GW(Great Western) II
Replies: 9
Views: 217

Re: Reloading 45 colt for EMF GW(Great Western) II

I have a new EMF GW II 45 Colt headed my way hopefully be here in a week or 2. Made by Pietta and imported by EMF.I got the Combo that comes with a 45 Acp cylinder also,I am setting it aside for now. The Pistol has a 4 3/4 barrel. I have no experiance with the EMF GW II, but I have had good results ...
by J Miller
Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Past time ...
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Re: Past time ...

We could sure use Motown right now.

Joe
by J Miller
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Has Trump abdicated the presidency?
Replies: 2
Views: 264

Has Trump abdicated the presidency?

I just watched a video that scared the pelosi outta me. It's titled: "UNITED STATES IS OVER! TRUMP HANDS IT OVER TO F.E.M.A. !!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HahhDIeq1Ck&feature=share&ab_channel=RichieFromBoston This may all be fake, but it's too possible to ignore. How long it will be up is ques...
by J Miller
Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Curly Maple Marlin 336
Replies: 18
Views: 476

Re: Curly Maple Marlin 336

I've wondered why they didn't use curly maple stocks on cartridge guns for a long time... Curly maple? Yes!!! Nice figure in the wood? Yes!!! But to me, the "blonde" finish is too bright -- I'd rather have a gorgeous "redhead or brunette" like you typically find on nicer flintlocks. :wink: Old No7 ...
by J Miller
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Curly Maple Marlin 336
Replies: 18
Views: 476

Curly Maple Marlin 336

I've wondered why they didn't use curly maple stocks on cartridge guns for a long time, so when my wife showed me this one, I fell in love with it.
Madlin Curly Maple.png
Supposedly this is a from a facebook repost, but I wonder if there are any still available?

Joe
by J Miller
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Relative Importance in 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 289

Re: Relative Importance in 2020

That's funny!

Joe
by J Miller
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Berry's Plated bullets - 357 158gr. HP
Replies: 9
Views: 286

Re: Berry's Plated bullets - 357 158gr. HP

Thanks for the info, gents. OldWin, I'm thinking about 4.5 - 4.6 gr. of 231, ('cuz I've got lots of it!), which would give about 900 fps - not too different than your Unique load. I carefully trimmed all of the test cases within a thou or two, and I'm thinking I'll crimp just enough to take the fla...
by J Miller
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 73 44-40 Black Powder shooting (video)
Replies: 12
Views: 547

Re: Winchester 73 44-40 Black Powder shooting (video)

MGR1,

Thanks for the info and link. Learned something new today.


Joe
by J Miller
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 73 44-40 Black Powder shooting (video)
Replies: 12
Views: 547

Re: Winchester 73 44-40 Black Powder shooting (video)

MGR1,

A question for you, When you said
Swiss #4 black powder
were you referring to 4F powder, or something else.
I've not heard of of black powder referred to in this way before.

Joe
by J Miller
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We Are Fighting TWO Pandemics..............
Replies: 7
Views: 794

Re: We Are Fighting TWO Pandemics..............

Personally, I believe the two pandemics we are fighting are criminal politicians and intellectually atrophied voters.

Joe
by J Miller
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy 13th Birthday, Leverguns Community!
Replies: 17
Views: 520

Re: Happy 13th Birthday, Leverguns Community!

I was invited to the forum right after it was formed. Now this is the only shooting forum I frequent on a regular basis.

Happy birthday Leverguns!!

Joe
by J Miller
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Integrally Suppressed Enfield 45 ACP
Replies: 6
Views: 639

Re: Integrally Suppressed Enfield 45 ACP

Those are cool. I wouldn't mind having one of those.

Joe
by J Miller
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Problem With Isolating ...
Replies: 9
Views: 386

Re: A Problem With Isolating ...

LOL :) That baby looks like a Shar-pei puppy. :lol:

Joe
by J Miller
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin Model 336 "Dark"
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: Marlin Model 336 "Dark"

My wife said it was so ugly it was kind of pretty.

I sent her back to bed, she's running a fever.

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waxahachie declares state of emergency.
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: Waxahachie declares state of emergency.

The IN governor has signed an executive order calling up the National Guard. There's no need, so I'm thinking martial law is coming.

Joe
by J Miller
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bisley grip
Replies: 11
Views: 334

Re: Bisley grip

Try one before you buy one. I've shot both Ruger and Colt style and find they both make me limp wrist the guns. "To me" this does nothing for accuracy and actually causes me wrist pain.

YMMV

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Mar 11, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UhOh....He's Coming After Our AR-14s
Replies: 12
Views: 535

Re: UhOh....He's Coming After Our AR-14s

wellllllllllllllllllllll, I have been told by a few around here if they try it, they will answer the door with lead.. Biden better be careful, going to be a civil war comin. There has been so much gunfire and so many shootings around here, we'd probably sleep through it. OBTW, neither of us have an...
by J Miller
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 94 Trapper
Replies: 13
Views: 767

Re: Winchester Model 94 Trapper

alnitak,

Thanks for correcting me. The site I was looking for isn't the one I used before and I made an assumption not based on good info..

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ecoli life span
Replies: 9
Views: 305

Re: Ecoli life span

Ecoli? Possibly but not likely. Are You sure it was not some strain of mold or lingering mold spores that infected You? I'm sure, unless the DR's lied to me. Had specialists from just about every agency there is visit me. Including the cutest,blackest tallest British female DR with the most pronoun...
by J Miller
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger No. 1 A.S.S.R.A
Replies: 29
Views: 545

Re: Ruger No. 1 A.S.S.R.A

Joe: American Single Shot Rifle Association. Mainehunter, I'd love to have your dilemma. If a .25-35 derivative, consider the .25-35 Tomcat discussed here a number of times. Bill, Thanks, that's one association I'd never heard of. https://i.postimg.cc/fLP4q3Xm/image.jpg If it were mine I d chamber ...
by J Miller
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger No. 1 A.S.S.R.A
Replies: 29
Views: 545

Re: Ruger No. 1 A.S.S.R.A

That's cool. What does A.S.S.R.A. stand foe?


Joe
by J Miller
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ecoli life span
Replies: 9
Views: 305

Ecoli life span

Here's a question foe any one who might know. Our basement flooded April of 2013. I went down to save as much of our stuff as I could. My wife stayed on the landing transferring it upstairs. Two weeks later I was in the ER later transferred to ICU. I was one sick puppy. So the question is; how long ...
by J Miller
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 94 Trapper
Replies: 13
Views: 767

Re: Winchester Model 94 Trapper

https://www.guns.com/news/2019/11/19/th ... emoratives

The "TR" serial numbers were a Teddy Roosevelt commemorative. Look about 1/4 way down the page.

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin (Remington) 308MX question
Replies: 12
Views: 391

Re: Marlin (Remington) 308MX question

Barrel droop? Never heard of that. Can somebody elaborate on that or point me in the right direction?

TIA

Joe
by J Miller
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Year In The Life Of A Log Over A Stream
Replies: 12
Views: 365

Re: A Year In The Life Of A Log Over A Stream

That was well worth watching. Thanks for posting it.

Joe
by J Miller
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Haven Winchester 94 450 Marlin problems
Replies: 10
Views: 531

Re: New Haven Winchester 94 450 Marlin problems

These ideas "may or may not" have any bearing on your Winchester, but here they are. When Hornady first introduced the Leverevolution ammo with the pointed gummy tip bullets there was comments from them that some rifles might have feeding problems with that ammo due to some issue with the tubular ma...
by J Miller
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Question About The Winchester 94 Carbines
Replies: 3
Views: 363

Re: A Question About The Winchester 94 Carbines

The post WW II (1947 vintage) flat band carbine I had had milled bands. My 1950 carbine has the stamped bands. I agree the magazines on the carbines with the milled bands are secured better.

Joe
by J Miller
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone here shoot a military irons-only rifle match?
Replies: 17
Views: 664

Re: Anyone here shoot a military irons-only rifle match?

I'd love to and would if I could. Although I would need help getting up from the prone position :(

And to be honest my old No 4 Mk 1* needs a new barrel.

Sadly, were both worn out.

Joe
by J Miller
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Question About The Winchester 94 Carbines
Replies: 3
Views: 363

Re: A Question About The Winchester 94 Carbines

Here is my somewhat slightly educated take on this; about the time the front sights were changed several other changes were made too. Different rear sights, different butt plates, different markings and model number, ( from 1894 to 94). About this time the Winchester family sold the company to Olin ...
by J Miller
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Python Recall
Replies: 5
Views: 530

Re: Python Recall

I Once read that you shouldn't buy a first year production of a new model of anything. As good as the design might be there will always be bugs to work out.
Give Colt a chance, I'll bet they get it squared away.


Joe
by J Miller
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HENRY Model X
Replies: 29
Views: 1217

Re: HENRY Model X

Ugh ...... that is the UGLIEST looking piece of pelosi I've ever seen. Lever guns don't look good at all tacticaled out. Barf, puke, wretch, gag.

I wouldn't own that thing if somebody gave it to me for my birthday.

Joe
by J Miller
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How NOT to resize a bullet ...
Replies: 29
Views: 1151

Re: How NOT to resize a bullet ...

Wow! That's something different. Thanks for reposting it.

Joe