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by J Miller
Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rover lands on Mars!
Replies: 17
Views: 255

Re: Rover lands on Mars!

It's kind of funny how the red Mars soil looks so much like the red rocks of Sedona, Arizona.

Could be another Lucas Light and Magic film to make us think NASA is doing something?

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the current view of US made Winchester AE 94's
Replies: 12
Views: 457

Re: What is the current view of US made Winchester AE 94's

The Winchester plant in New Haven, CT closed in 2005. All the current win 94 AE's are made by Miroku in Japan.


Joe
by J Miller
Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found this funny
Replies: 8
Views: 305

Re: Found this funny

Funny .... no way!
If you have a wife like that put a big lock on the door and tell her to stay the hell out!
She DOES NOT have your best interest at heart.

Joe
by J Miller
Sat Jan 30, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Webley to start making revolvers again.
Replies: 27
Views: 765

Re: Webley to start making revolvers again.

My wife: "That's ... that's ridiculous! That's insane!" I agree with her. I also agree with AJMD. These guns are destined for the filthy rich elite, not us regular folks. At this price only the royalty could afford them. At this price they can shuv 'em up their ... um ... where the sun don't shine. ...
by J Miller
Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From The Loading Bench
Replies: 8
Views: 347

Re: From The Loading Bench

Jim,

Somehow I missed knowing about your channel. I subscribed today and will go back and watch the others.

Thanks for the good work.

Joe
by J Miller
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: topic two cumpluter info
Replies: 9
Views: 481

Re: topic two cumpluter info

marlinman93 wrote:
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:12 pm
I wouldn't know where to begin on my computer? Likely I'd screw my system up, and then pray my computer guy could fix it, and not lose everything.
Ditto.


Joe
by J Miller
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Tactical” rail for the Rossi
Replies: 24
Views: 607

Re: “Tactical” rail for the Rossi

Scott's shotgun would be a far more affordable way to go. Those eotech rmr with tritium type sights are way out of my budget.

Joe
by J Miller
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Tactical” rail for the Rossi
Replies: 24
Views: 607

Re: “Tactical” rail for the Rossi

Showed this to my wife and she thought it was a good idea.

So my question is, what non-battery sight would be good to use on my my 94Trapper .45 for home defense at night?


Joe
by J Miller
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 win - 1894 feeding issue
Replies: 7
Views: 509

Re: 30-30 win - 1894 feeding issue

94_30-30 link R Small.JPG
The little projection just to the right of the link screw (pin ) hole is the cartridge stop.

Joe
by J Miller
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 win - 1894 feeding issue
Replies: 7
Views: 509

Re: 30-30 win - 1894 feeding issue

The little projection on the top center of the link is the cartridge stop. If it becomes worn or gets broken off it will not prevent multiple feeding. There is several ways to fix the stop, peening it back to shape, welding it up and reshaping, or replacing the link. Sometimes the stop will be OK bu...
by J Miller
Tue Dec 22, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Good, The Bad and... -- The Mandalorian ? ? ?
Replies: 27
Views: 1047

Re: The Good, The Bad and... -- The Mandalorian ? ? ?

What TV channel is this on?

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Dec 09, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman 358429 in a levergun
Replies: 14
Views: 801

Re: Lyman 358429 in a levergun

Scott, Some years ago I tried them in my Marlin 1894. In .357 cases they were iffy, usually the driving band caught on the edge of the chamber and hung up. In .38 cases they'd feed OK-ish but only if I made sure to hold the rifle straight up and down. Tilt it either way and they would jam. My normal...
by J Miller
Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New scoop/dipper.....
Replies: 11
Views: 1043

Re: New scoop/dipper.....

I kind of like the looks of that tool, but I have never been able to get consistent results with a dipper.
Is there a good technique that might help with that?

Joe
by J Miller
Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: La Marseillaise
Replies: 14
Views: 1034

La Marseillaise

The French have long been our friends. They gave us the Statue of Liberty as well as other things, this is their National Anthem,
we might want to listen close to what it says.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MQ-SC9bmp4

Joe
by J Miller
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lets talk rifle loads
Replies: 10
Views: 620

Re: Lets talk rifle loads

I have got, in the past when I was younger, with better eyes and steadier muscles, 2" groups @ 100 yds, with my 1985 vintage Win 94AE Trapper (16" skinny barrel). This was using my favorite load of a 268 gr Keith SWC sized .454" and loaded over 9.0 grs of Unique. These bullets were cast from wheel w...
by J Miller
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What’s under your bed?
Replies: 37
Views: 1876

Re: What’s under your bed?

Cats
by J Miller
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Do YOU Want for Christmas....
Replies: 18
Views: 932

Re: What Do YOU Want for Christmas....

What do I want ......

It doesn't matter what I want, I wont get it. The PTB have had it in for me for a very long time. No idea why. :(
At this point in my life about I want is a week without pain, and to go home to the desert. No chance for either of those.


Joe
by J Miller
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Family issues, need prayers big time
Replies: 15
Views: 866

Re: Family issues, need prayers big time

Yes, and thanks to all.
Family members have been accounted for, papers are being signed, and those that were ailing are doing better.

Thanks.

Joe & Elaine
by J Miller
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Family issues, need prayers big time
Replies: 15
Views: 866

Re: Family issues, need prayers big time

Youngest sister has been located and contacted. She's somewhere in CA. According to OH law in lieu of wife,children or parents, the oldest sibling becomes the executor of the estate. Things are slowly getting squared away. Still a very stressful situation. Thanks for all the good wishes and prayers....
by J Miller
Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Family issues, need prayers big time
Replies: 15
Views: 866

Re: Family issues, need prayers big time

Got some updates ... > A couple days ago my wife's niece's son in law went into the hospital with possible covid, no word about him yet. SIL did not have covid. Something to do with intestines, I forget. He's doing better. > Last night we got word that one of her older brothers (living in a assisted...
by J Miller
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Family issues, need prayers big time
Replies: 15
Views: 866

Family issues, need prayers big time

Well; > A couple days ago my wife's niece's son in law went into the hospital with possible covid, no word about him yet. > Last night we got word that one of her older brothers (living in a assisted living home) has died from covid. > Then today her second oldest sister went into surgery for heart ...
by J Miller
Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Rich People Hunting"
Replies: 15
Views: 761

"Rich People Hunting"

by J Miller
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Acquires Marlin - it is Official!
Replies: 12
Views: 899

Re: Ruger Acquires Marlin - it is Official!

OK, now we have John Marlin Marlins, Remington Marlins, and now we'll have Ruger Marlins.

Hmmmm, get (some) one of each and have a collection. :mrgreen:


Joe
by J Miller
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Audacity of Some
Replies: 12
Views: 799

Re: The Audacity of Some

If that sheriff's seat is an elected position, I would be encouraging someone more law-minded to run. Their behavior was disgraceful. Attempted auto theft is a crime. Someone operating a tow-truck to absconded with a vehicle to which they did not have legal access is attempted theft. Time for a new...
by J Miller
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: favorite movie gun blunders
Replies: 19
Views: 937

Re: favorite movie gun blunders

Two;

Ever watch John Wayne reload his Colt? He's so clumsy at it it's pathetic.

In the Movie Rio Bravo when Ward Bond rides unto town then up to the sheriffs office each cut shows a different rifle sticking out of his scabbard. I laugh at it every time I watch the movie.

Joe
by J Miller
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle
Replies: 28
Views: 1316

Re: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle

barbarossa wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:06 am
This is the uberti henry I m looking at I just love the case colour pattern on it

Image

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That, is gorgeous!!

Joe
by J Miller
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle
Replies: 28
Views: 1316

Re: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle

To me ..... no. Not by a long shot. There comes a point where a manufacturers price is way out of line for the product. Henry's price went past that point for me.

Joe
by J Miller
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 30-30
Replies: 8
Views: 655

Re: Winchester 94 30-30

The 94's from the late 70's / early 80's had some issues with misaligned trigger return and lever lock springs. These springs need to be aligned so that they do not rub on the side of the channel of the lower tang. Remove the stock, and look carefully at the springs. If they are misaligned simply re...
by J Miller
Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rossi Rio Bravo 22lr
Replies: 7
Views: 841

Re: Rossi Rio Bravo 22lr

Looks like a copy of the old Erma to me. With the addition of a cross bolt safety in an awkward location.

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Chuck 100 yd & J Miller.
Replies: 5
Views: 644

Re: Happy Birthday Chuck 100 yd & J Miller.

Thanks guys, I appreciate the good wishes.


Joe
by J Miller
Sat Aug 15, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hand crank Gramophone
Replies: 16
Views: 1074

Re: Hand crank Gramophone

Love it!!!!!


Joe
by J Miller
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman #66 sight ?
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: Lyman #66 sight ?

Does the push button release mechanism only lock into one place or can it be used as a quick elevation adjustment? If it locks into any position I thought I might try one on my Mod 64 Win in 32WS for lever action silhouette shooting. If not I’ll just use what I have either a Williams FP or nice old...
by J Miller
Tue Aug 04, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some good and not so good shooting this morning.
Replies: 4
Views: 783

Re: Some good and not so good shooting this morning.

Jason, That SDS 1911 looks pretty good. Is it made in Knoxville or elsewhere? A friend of mine had a Mini 14 years ago that had the same issues. It would only feed military ball reliably. No matter what commercial or hand loads we tried it did what your Mini 30 is doing. He burned the barrel out of ...
by J Miller
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Brand New gun in a while, Ruger
Replies: 15
Views: 1449

Re: First Brand New gun in a while, Ruger

Here's the left side, has a cheek piece, not that it matters much to me, since I normally shoot left handed, but I kind of like the looks of them. IMG_0099.jpg Lastmohecken, I've never owned a 10-22, never liked the looks. I've shown your pics to my wife and said she can buy me one for my b-day. Ri...
by J Miller
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The chirping bird. ( cows added )
Replies: 27
Views: 1628

Re: The chirping bird.

Pitchy, You have not worn out your welcome. Don't even think that. Many times I like the things you make, but since my neck went to hell, and I lost much of the control of my fingers I can't type any more, and hunting and pecking is a PITA, so I don't say anything. Keep 'em coming I do enjoy them. Joe
by J Miller
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shingles Vaccine
Replies: 31
Views: 2776

Re: Shingles Vaccine

OK. I think about a year or even further back I had the first of the double shots for the shingles. Then we got sick.... The pharmacist at that time said I should wait for a while before getting that second shot. I can't remember the time frame. The question is Should I start all over and get the fi...
by J Miller
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Needs prayers AND a miracle
Replies: 9
Views: 908

Re: Needs prayers AND a miracle

octagon wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:03 pm
Joe, What year was the pathfinder built?
1995 model year

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Needs prayers AND a miracle
Replies: 9
Views: 908

Needs prayers AND a miracle

Well, we need prayers for, AND a miracle. Right after we moved to IN the frame on my wife's Nissan PU broke from road salt rust damage. Not repairable so it went to the scrappers. On the second trip back to IL the frame on my Pathfinder broke for the sane reason. At the time we were towing a U-Haul ...
by J Miller
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Portland Saturday @ 6am
Replies: 20
Views: 1345

Re: Portland Saturday @ 6am

It appears to me most of these ones in Portland and Seattle are white.......what what I gather, the white anarchists/antifa are using the stupid whites and blacks as wet rags. It's obvious it's no longer about George Floyd but a complete Revolution by the left. That's why it's not going away..... M...
by J Miller
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Portland Saturday @ 6am
Replies: 20
Views: 1345

Re: Portland Saturday @ 6am

It appears to me most of these ones in Portland and Seattle are white.......what what I gather, the white anarchists/antifa are using the stupid whites and blacks as wet rags. It's obvious it's no longer about George Floyd but a complete Revolution by the left. That's why it's not going away..... M...
by J Miller
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DOC AJMD429 Binary Trigger
Replies: 5
Views: 539

Re: DOC AJMD429 Binary Trigger

I watched the video too. My NSHO is that the BATFE wont wait too long to ban it and make felons out of every one who has one or ever watched a video about it.

Joe
by J Miller
Sun Jul 19, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flying goose update
Replies: 6
Views: 473

Re: Flying goose update

Lenn,

My late mother had a miniature windmill in her back yard. She would have loved that one.


Joe
by J Miller
Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gun confiscation
Replies: 27
Views: 1699

Re: gun confiscation

What amazes me is how many people say they will vote for Biden... :shock: They must be either: a) viewing him as just a ‘place-holder’ for someone unimpaired who they will slip in before inauguration, or b) so out of touch with reality that they have no clue the impact of his political agenda, or c...
by J Miller
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Winchester 1894 drilled and tapped
Replies: 3
Views: 512

Re: New Winchester 1894 drilled and tapped

olsingleshot wrote:
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:57 am
Thanks I figured that what it was for but never saw it on a regular 94.
Winchester started D&T'ing for scope mounts in the early 80's when they went to the AE models.

Joe
by J Miller
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Win 1873?
Replies: 13
Views: 1099

Re: The Win 1873?

I looked up and watched the video. He pretty much answered your question in his first sentence when he said the 73 carbine was one of his favorites.

I've fired a bunch of lever guns and although the 73 wouldn't be my first choice, I don't see any thing wrong with it.

Joe
by J Miller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Overloading a Sixgun
Replies: 27
Views: 2060

Re: Overloading a Sixgun

OUCH!

Last time I saw one like that it had been disassembled by a double charge of Bullseye.


Joe
by J Miller
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some Days
Replies: 10
Views: 669

Re: Some Days

We seem to be having a lot of days like that lately, your "bang head" just illustrates it real good.

Joe
by J Miller
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 115
Views: 9695

Re: Question / POLL

68 this August. Eeee gads it was just yesterday I graduated from high school ..... :(


Joe