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by Rusty
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pheasant.
Replies: 14
Views: 295

Re: Pheasant.

Congratulations Nath, a great start to the year.
by Rusty
Sat Oct 10, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The BEST 45-seconds of video I've seen in YEARS...!
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: The BEST 45-seconds of video I've seen in YEARS...!

Too bad it will never happen.
by Rusty
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just picked this up
Replies: 8
Views: 778

Re: Just picked this up

Right down to the butter knife bolt handle! Beautiful.
by Rusty
Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Acquired a free shotgun.
Replies: 22
Views: 928

Re: Acquired a free shotgun.

WOW! Zabala? that's a name I haven't heard in a long time. I had a guy give me one of those back in the 70s to settle a debt. Made in Spain IIRC. Mine developed a problem. If you pulled the wrong trigger first, both barrels went off. That wasn't fun. I never did find a gunsmith that could fix it. En...
by Rusty
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage mod 24-A
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: Savage mod 24-A

Those are nice old guns. It was the very first I gun I bought for myself the day I turned 18.
by Rusty
Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: $12.00 Hat.
Replies: 30
Views: 912

Re: $12.00 Hat.

1894c wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:36 am
this is the closest to a cowboy hat that I own... :)
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With GK all you need is an Indian and you have 3/4 of the village people.
by Rusty
Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg RIP
Replies: 37
Views: 1162

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg RIP

I heard someone say once, I have never wished anyone dead, but I have chuckled when reading a few obituaries.
by Rusty
Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prominent member.....
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Re: Prominent member.....

I see him posting on Facebook quite often, I'll tell him to check in.
by Rusty
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Connected with "Gunny" JReed Today
Replies: 5
Views: 331

Re: Connected with "Gunny" JReed Today

I see him post a bit on a Facebook page called City Steading brews. He has been experimenting with making mead lately. They also have a Youtube channel if anyone is interested.
by Rusty
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real Estate
Replies: 12
Views: 385

Re: Real Estate

They can't tell you due to NDA but it might just be that they build a lot of parts for Colts and Kimbers.
by Rusty
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real Estate
Replies: 12
Views: 385

Re: Real Estate

Maybe you could get Rock Island Armory to back you. It would be good for their business.
by Rusty
Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real Estate
Replies: 12
Views: 385

Re: Real Estate

My wife has a cousin in Ga that married a little gal from the Phillipines. She is the hardest working thing I've ever seen in my life. She raises a garden that is out of this world. If your wife is anything like her she'll be able to do more on that little piece of land than most folks in the states...
by Rusty
Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fanner 50
Replies: 16
Views: 530

Re: fanner 50

When I was 3 or 4 I cut the tendons in my index finger of my right hand. My dad knew a co-worker that was an great surgeon. He went down into the palm of my hand and grabbed the end of that tendon and reattached the two ends. Since I am left handed he told my dad to go buy me 2 cap pistols so I woul...
by Rusty
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2,297 grains at 1,538 fps - but is it a 'soft point' or not...?
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: 2,297 grains at 1,538 fps - but is it a 'soft point' or not...?

Have you ever seen the movie OCTOBER SKIES? It was based on the book THE ROCKET BOYS by Homer Hickam. They were from the same county in southern WV where my mother in law was from. They had the same thing in common, vision. They designed and built rockets including the nozzles and even made their ow...
by Rusty
Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just like in cartoons....
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Re: Just like in cartoons....

FWIW the U.S. Army had an extra barrel that would go on an M3 grease gun that was bent at a 90 degree turn made for shooting around corners.
by Rusty
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .410 reloader
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: .410 reloader

Actually I was thinking about you when I saw that video on Youtube. Then I went to the website and they said they weren't shipping orders outside the U.S. and I thought we don't that stink. I'm glad you were able to get one. It's funny in the video he reloads with buckshot.
by Rusty
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .410 reloader
Replies: 5
Views: 265

.410 reloader

I know a lot of people have been searching high and low for one of the old Lee loaders for .410 and if you can find one they command quite a hefty price. You might want to try www.thexringusa.com and check out their loader. They also make one for 12 ga. There is a Youtube video showing how it's used.
by Rusty
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Faster than Jerry Miculek...?
Replies: 4
Views: 315

Re: Faster than Jerry Miculek...?

Reminds me of the Mac-10. Even the inventor of the Mac-10 said it's for killing someone in a phone booth when you're both in there together.
by Rusty
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Our Jazman Is A Cool Dude
Replies: 26
Views: 571

Re: Our Jazman Is A Cool Dude

That's nice Jazman do you grow your own oregano? I've had good luck with a few spices but never tried that one since we don't use much of it.

Sixgun I hope you live long enough for that tree to provide lots and lots of shade.
by Rusty
Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BANDITS!
Replies: 14
Views: 644

Re: BANDITS!

We have the occasional one or two. But the coyotes tend to keep them in check. Problem here is that the coyotes keep breeding and then they run out of wild critters to eat. They then start taking domestic animals. I do my best to keep the coyotes in check, but we have folks here who feed them and s...
by Rusty
Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Game Keeper
Replies: 18
Views: 756

Re: Game Keeper

I know it's not quite what you were looking for but my 28 gauge is an H&R single shot and I love it. If you search the auction sites you might find one there. I just don't know what to say about it I like it so much. I will say though that I'm thinking about a Stoger side by side as well because it'...
by Rusty
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hit the "Wood Lottery" (Browning Citori CXS 20 ga)
Replies: 10
Views: 479

Re: Hit the "Wood Lottery" (Browning Citori CXS 20 ga)

Congratulations, that is one pretty piece of wood. I was sitting in a deer blind a few years ago and glanced down at my Ruger #1 and remember thinking that it sure was easier to be sitting there with a beautiful rifle than with a piece of plastic.
by Rusty
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gearing up for the fall, made a total hand operated washer.
Replies: 28
Views: 660

Re: Gearing up for the fall, made a total hand operated washer.

My wife and I have talked about it several times, she says she would love to have an old wringer washer. They used one when she was growing up with the electric motor. When we checked, the only ones made now are made by the Saudis.
by Rusty
Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homemade knife sheath.
Replies: 21
Views: 594

Re: Homemade knife sheath.

It looks great to me. Most people carry a filet knife in their tackle box anyway, it shouldn't be a problem.
by Rusty
Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: couple 30-30 ammo questions
Replies: 14
Views: 705

Re: couple 30-30 ammo questions

FLINT wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:03 pm
3031 is the best. I use it for 30-30, 32WS, 38-55, and 32-40.

That should do for a couple of thousand rounds.
by Rusty
Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Step Back Chimney Cupboard
Replies: 23
Views: 458

Re: Step Back Chimney Cupboard

That is one sharp looking piece of work.
by Rusty
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bridgeport 8 gauge reloading tools
Replies: 18
Views: 415

Re: Bridgeport 8 gauge reloading tools

I think you folks are mistaken, that's not a reloader, they are just machine parts.
by Rusty
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Never Cared . . .
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: I Never Cared . . .

That sums it up.
by Rusty
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions
Replies: 18
Views: 1312

Re: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions

You might try honing out that too small conical mold. If it doesn't work you haven't lost anything.
by Rusty
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AR-15 or Garand
Replies: 55
Views: 1074

Re: AR-15 or Garand

When Audie Murphy was marching through the black forest he ditched the Garand and picked up a carbine, that should say something and most of his hits were head shots.
by Rusty
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Kindle Users .. some of my books will be free
Replies: 3
Views: 463

Re: For Kindle Users .. some of my books will be free

Thanks, I just ordered the reloading book in paperback because you can never have too many books.
by Rusty
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On The Road Again
Replies: 7
Views: 636

Re: On The Road Again

Glad you're getting to spend time with the grands. They'll remember it forever.
by Rusty
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I finally did it
Replies: 2
Views: 229

Re: I finally did it

I heard someone say if you're looking for a particular model of a particular you're several months too late. Buy what you can now.
by Rusty
Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers up for the Trump Family....his brother died.
Replies: 6
Views: 597

Re: Prayers up for the Trump Family....his brother died.

Prayers up, he needs all the help he can get.

On a lighter note I did read where the NYPD officer's union has voted to back Trump. That says a lot when even unions start turning away from the Democrat.
by Rusty
Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Round ball loads......
Replies: 36
Views: 1832

Re: Round ball loads......

Now that I'm retired one of the things I want to work on most is a round ball load from a 28 gauge. I have an H&R single shot that reminds me of a trapper's trade gun. The light recoil just calls out to me. I'm thinking I'll end up with a .54-.58 cal round ball from a smooth bore.
by Rusty
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossed over to the dark side !
Replies: 28
Views: 1054

Re: Crossed over to the dark side !

The 9mm 1911 is said to be a very accurate piece, don't sell it short. If I were to get another 9mm that's what I'd go for.
by Rusty
Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The explosion in Beirut
Replies: 39
Views: 2138

Re: The explosion in Beirut

I was thinking that there's something a little strange about just how many pictures there are of the event. It's almost like someone knew it was going to happen.
by Rusty
Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeff Quinn's services
Replies: 2
Views: 649

Jeff Quinn's services

For those that would like to watch it the services for Jeff Quinn were recorded by his brother Boge and have now been posted on Youtube.
by Rusty
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Proper Handgun Hold - per Mr Ayoob
Replies: 6
Views: 880

Re: Proper Handgun Hold - per Mr Ayoob

I learned to shoot handguns like Jimmy Hendrix learned to play guitar - "on my own" without formal instruction, so I just kind of evolved my own thing. Sadly, I don't think I'm as good a handgun shooter relative to others as he was with the guitar relative to others, so his 'eccentric' playing styl...
by Rusty
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My $32.50 shotgun.
Replies: 15
Views: 1230

Re: My $32.50 shotgun.

My Mother won a single shot 12ga H&R in the mid-60s and gave it to me.....It was one of those 36 Full Choke cannons.....I promptly shortened it to about 18-19 inches and never had a sight installed. It's taken dozens of squirrels. Low brass only :shock: :o I shot a magnum round in it once, and it r...
by Rusty
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: These are for pretty ...
Replies: 20
Views: 1080

Re: These are for pretty ...

Lookin sharp Jim.
by Rusty
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just one of those things I thought about today
Replies: 12
Views: 776

Re: Just one of those things I thought about today

Congratulations Marlinmanman73. I consider it to be a miracle in my case that my wife hasn't killed me yet. Lord knows I've given her cause.
by Rusty
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 gauge Lee loader...........Update
Replies: 11
Views: 1118

Re: 28 gauge Lee loader...........Update

If you decide you don't want to invest in another gun and need to shed the loader let me know.
by Rusty
Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anthony Imperato, More than Just Hinting . . . .
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Anthony Imperato, More than Just Hinting . . . .

A case hardened .357 with a side loading gate might just trip my trigger.
by Rusty
Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JEFF QUINN
Replies: 26
Views: 1490

Re: JEFF QUINN

Saw where his wife posted that on Facebook. That's going to be one be reunion in glory.
by Rusty
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 1560

Re: Roll Crimp

The thought of an 8 gauge makes my head hurt. I'm more of a 28 gauge kind of guy.
by Rusty
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New look for gun forums
Replies: 5
Views: 520

Re: New look for gun forums

I used to visit Graybeards a lot more when I was heavy into the H&R Handi Rifles. They have so many sub forums there now it make it hard for me to find my way around. Even though I'm now retired Leverguns is my most visited forum.
by Rusty
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a new knife?
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Need a new knife?

I heard about these from Richard Mann so I had to look them up. The only way to find them at this point in via Facebook but try looking up Alaskan Awfuls. They make 3 versions starting at $100, the $150, and $200. I'm on the waiting list.
by Rusty
Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 Stuff
Replies: 23
Views: 1997

Re: 30-30 Stuff

Talking to a LGS owner a few years ago he told me the American hunter is the most over gunned hunter in the world. We have people walking around Florida with 7mm Mags, 300 Win Mags and the like. On top of that they will pick one box of ammo over another because the maker says it has 40 FPS more speed.
by Rusty
Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "How To Get a NEW Levergun into the House"
Replies: 22
Views: 1709

Re: "How To Get a NEW Levergun into the House"

My wife never pays attention to a new gun I bring into the house. What she will notice is a new gun box. How is that? I don't understand it but I don't bring in the boxes any more.