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by AmBraCol
Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Death Valley
Replies: 34
Views: 467

Re: Death Valley

Well, here's a 10 day forecast. Right now (February 26, 2021) it looks fairly livable for the next week and a half. Can't answer as to RV sites and such. If you're going to visit, this is the time of year to do so. Don't forget to take PLENTY of water - even though it's relatively cool. Desert trave...
by AmBraCol
Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 238
Views: 1994

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

I'm just starting to warm up our new thread....same rules...same repertoire..... I'm glad we're on the same page there... Forum rules Welcome to the Leverguns.Com General Discussions Forum. This is a high-class place so act respectable. We discuss most anything here other than politics... politely....
by AmBraCol
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies
Replies: 16
Views: 430

Re: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies

Update on dies - have been sourced, check sent.


Have an offer for some brass if Starline doesn't fulfill the backorder in time.
by AmBraCol
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Accurizing a 6 gun
Replies: 12
Views: 336

Re: Accurizing a 6 gun

Someone needs to tell Jameson Dreyfous about the 480 Achilles. That one Colt SAA cylinder he mentions would be a perfect candidate for such a project.
by AmBraCol
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 SPECIAL USERS - A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS
Replies: 57
Views: 4334

Re: 44 SPECIAL USERS - A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS

Talk about resurrecting an old thread. That's a real blast from the past! And like lots of other posts here on the Leverguns Community, well worth re-reading. Interesting bits of info that are timely for folks just getting into the cartridge. I wonder how many are experiencing the 44 SPL for the fir...
by AmBraCol
Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dealin with the Prophylactic Grips
Replies: 19
Views: 356

Re: Dealin with the Prophylactic Grips

I keep thinking I need to find some roundbutt grippystock thingies for my Model 10 HB. I like the look of those. I've a couple sets of grips, round to square butt and one set of ??? one piece grips that attach via a screw on the bottom of the butt. Neither are close to the Llama in fit or feel, whic...
by AmBraCol
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Annual Leverguns Community Dustup anyone?
Replies: 1
Views: 267

Re: Annual Leverguns Community Dustup anyone?

"Forum Behavior" is part of the title in a sticky that's been up there for years. So long it's got fly specs on it... funny, it was posted about the same time of year. Yeah, I wiped this post clean. And now I'm locking it. It just seems like a good idea to let folks cool down a bit and move on. Righ...
by AmBraCol
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Annual Leverguns Community Dustup anyone?
Replies: 1
Views: 267

Annual Leverguns Community Dustup anyone?

Hey guys, how's life treating you in your own corner of the globe? Here between the Canal and the Equator at 4135 ft elevation in Coffee Country we're getting plenty of stormy weather and temps between 15 and 35... Centigrade that is. It's been brought to my attention again from various sources that...
by AmBraCol
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Snow in old San Antonio
Replies: 5
Views: 172

Re: Snow in old San Antonio

Cool!
by AmBraCol
Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ice on the San Gabriel
Replies: 27
Views: 406

Re: Ice on the San Gabriel

Meanwhile here between the Canal and the Equator - it was 95 degrees in the office this afternoon as I sat down to "zoom" with leaders from around the country. That colder weather looks good from down here.
by AmBraCol
Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perspective, History, Politics, and your AGE...
Replies: 28
Views: 649

Re: Perspective, History, Politics, and your AGE...

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:04 am
Far from it, but I keep working on it.
That's all any of us can do. It seems like just last year we were praying "for little Jaeger"... going to have to update that prayer a bit. :lol:
by AmBraCol
Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sir Samuel White Baker.....
Replies: 12
Views: 190

Re: Sir Samuel White Baker.....

I've read every thing of his I could get my hands on - being quite thankful for Kindle which allows me to obtain them at decent cost and zero postage. I'd love to have the print copies, but bookshelf space here is quite limited so am content with the ebooks for now. He was quite a character. "The Ri...
by AmBraCol
Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:20 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies
Replies: 16
Views: 430

Re: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies

Blaine wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:58 am
There are two sets available on Amazon, Hornady, but they are 108 bucks :roll:
I've got bids out on fleabay and 'broker, we'll see what happens.
by AmBraCol
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies
Replies: 16
Views: 430

Re: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies

Rats! Just checked my Starline order. I'd have sworn the 32 SWL brass was in stock when I ordered it, but the order shows "Backordered" for it and the 327 brass as well...
by AmBraCol
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Long To Order A New Ruger GP100?
Replies: 23
Views: 434

Re: How Long To Order A New Ruger GP100?

Check Lipsey's...

https://lipseys.com/itemdetail?itemno=RUGP4451

You can check via zip code to see who might have one near you.
by AmBraCol
Tue Feb 09, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies
Replies: 16
Views: 430

Re: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies

Oldncrusty wrote:
Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:31 pm
Heres a fancy set that is backorderable with a "overdue" status.

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1011338768

:o

Well, that $106 bucks puts ebay items in perspective!
by AmBraCol
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies
Replies: 16
Views: 430

Re: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies

Paul, are you getting the Ruger Single Seven? You'll like it! It is getting insane on components. I was looking for a mold for a musket, and everything was sold out even on the site dedicated to "the old stuff". I don't think it is going to get any better soon either. :( Good luck! Jay YK Yes, sir....
by AmBraCol
Mon Feb 08, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perspective, History, Politics, and your AGE...
Replies: 28
Views: 649

Re: Perspective, History, Politics, and your AGE...

You cannot change a generation ... BUT ...YOU CAN HELP CHANGE ONE PERSON! Find a younger person that you can make friends with. Make friends with them even if they don't buy your view of life. Listen and learn what interests them. They will eventually become interested in what interests you. Withou...
by AmBraCol
Mon Feb 08, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perspective, History, Politics, and your AGE...
Replies: 28
Views: 649

Re: Perspective, History, Politics, and your AGE...

A lot of younger people (by no means all of them) lack perspective. This is why you see so many teen suicides. They do not realize that things get better and worse as time goes on. I think that people without some life experience tend to be easier to manipulate. Right now we have a lot of people wh...
by AmBraCol
Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies
Replies: 16
Views: 430

Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies

This is not a good year to be looking for components and such, but I figured I'd see what might turn up here on the forum. This summer, the Good Lord willing, I'll be up in the US for a few weeks. During that time I'll be taking possession of a 327 Federal caliber sevengun. A search for brass and di...
by AmBraCol
Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Checking How the Barrel and Cylinder Line Up
Replies: 11
Views: 238

Re: Checking How the Barrel and Cylinder Line Up

Looks good. I assume there's no need for a Taylor Throat job on it. Every Llama Cassidy and Martial that I've examined down here has had the cylinder misaligned with the barrel. Don't know if it's a issue with the cylinders or the cylinder stops. Brownells used to sell a Taylor Throating Reamer, tha...
by AmBraCol
Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simplest gun design I've ever seen
Replies: 12
Views: 329

Re: Simplest gun design I've ever seen

That's about as simple as a cartridge firing gun can get. For simpler yet go with no moving parts and a touch hole drilled in the barrel. That cruder design was more fun to shoot as the wide buttstock spreads the recoil out. I suspect he was shooting low brass game loads out of it, high brass bucksh...
by AmBraCol
Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back with a Sixgun
Replies: 17
Views: 742

Re: Back with a Sixgun

If you like, drop me a note with your old email address (or even just part, first or last) and I'd be happy to reactivate it for you with your new address.

webservant AT sixshootercommunity.com
by AmBraCol
Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My personal gun control story
Replies: 18
Views: 834

Re: My personal gun control story

Just yesterday I watched these two videos... hadn't thought of Luty in some time. Can't believe they allowed Ian to do this video on Luty's guns.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rB6oK_FS8JA


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIhGCRIQnCA
by AmBraCol
Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Raising of a Gun Nut - written by our Webmaster 20 years ago ...
Replies: 4
Views: 443

Re: The Raising of a Gun Nut - written by our Webmaster 20 years ago ...

Wow! :shock: Hadn't thought of that bit of typing in quite some time. Thanks for the memories, of the memories. :D
by AmBraCol
Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020 - Final Update
Replies: 24
Views: 1333

Re: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020 - Final Update

OK. Here's how accounts stand as I finished up today: Date: Description: Amount: Running total: 2020-12-02 Received to date $790.67 $790.67 2020-01-05 Hosting -$214.80 $575.87 2021-01-13 Private SQL Server -$360.00 $215.87 Domain Transfers/Renewals -$61.83 $154.04 2021-01-21 David Fagan -$154.04 $0....
by AmBraCol
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020 - Final Update
Replies: 24
Views: 1333

Re: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020

Good morning, folks! What a whirlwind we've had around here the past couple of months. I've been busier than a one armed paper hanger with a dollar watch and the seven year itch, but finally got time to do an update on the state of the forum drive. Received to date $790.67 Hosting -$214.80 Private S...
by AmBraCol
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New year’s buck
Replies: 18
Views: 756

Re: New year’s buck

Scott i used to hunt a place on the Devils River about 19,000 acres and ran into Audad pretty regularly, usually hunting turkeys while armed with .22s. This place was near Bakers Cave and had excellent fishing large and small mouth, catfish, caves. The place was so big you could get lost, but would...
by AmBraCol
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just made a deal on this
Replies: 4
Views: 484

Re: Just made a deal on this

Lovely rifle. I'd no idea that they were doing sporting rifles at that stage of the war. I've wanted an Anschutz sporter most of my life, due to my uncle having one back in the day. I've got the Winchester 67 that my cousin carried, but have yet to track down an affordable Anschutz.
by AmBraCol
Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020 - Final Update
Replies: 24
Views: 1333

Re: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020

Update at 2:43 Eastern Standard Time, $461.26 received so far.
by AmBraCol
Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: May have acquired another free shotgun.
Replies: 18
Views: 878

Re: May have acquired another free shotgun.

Interesting looking piece there. What cold blue did you use? Some of your compatriots are using Ballistol Bluing on air rifles, from what they're telling me on one of the forums. Some of their results like quite decent, at least in the pictures. That stock really does need something... glad you got ...
by AmBraCol
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020 - Final Update
Replies: 24
Views: 1333

Re: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:02 am
Paul, where are we at now?
Bill, I'll have an update in a bit. It's a crazy time here, too many irons in the fire.
by AmBraCol
Thu Dec 17, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: May have acquired another free shotgun.
Replies: 18
Views: 878

Re: May have acquired another free shotgun.

Sounds like quite a deal. Free's good. What does it cost to add it to your license?
by AmBraCol
Sat Dec 12, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020 - Final Update
Replies: 24
Views: 1333

Re: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020

Shasta wrote:
Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:40 pm
I just love using anti-gun Paypal for a pro-gun cause, and Leverguns.com is one of my favorite websites. I appreciate all that you do! :D

Shasta
That's the way I see it as well...
by AmBraCol
Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020 - Final Update
Replies: 24
Views: 1333

Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020 - Final Update

Good afternoon! 2020 is quickly coming to a close and the bi-annual forum hosting bill is coming due the first part of January. We're going seven directions at once down here in Coffee Country so figured I'd better get on this ASAP so that it doesn't blindside us in a month. Hosting and virtual priv...
by AmBraCol
Wed May 27, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The .450 Adams
Replies: 20
Views: 1280

Re: The .450 Adams

Sixgun sold me a basket case British snub years ago. I loaded a few rounds for it, but never fired it with more than a primer. The approach was much more cautious, crimped a round ball over the charge of FFFg (weight of which escapes me at this date). I"ve never had the chance to find the missing pa...
by AmBraCol
Fri May 22, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are we there yet?
Replies: 1
Views: 415

Re: Are we there yet?

Hey, Rusty. I've not checked with David, we're both fairly busy, but this is pretty much where we are going to be for a while. He might have some tweaks yet to do, but it will be minor stuff. The reason for the change is the change in software. As they've done upgrades to the system that runs the bo...
by AmBraCol
Tue May 19, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Questions on new forum look and Fillers
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Re: Questions on new forum look and Fillers

Top left corner - to the left of the tab that says "Paco Kelly's Leverguns.com" - there's three horizontal lines. Click on that. First option: Your Posts
by AmBraCol
Mon May 11, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Look !!!
Replies: 69
Views: 4070

Re: New Look !!!

However when trying to delete old private messages, I do STILL get the error message: " The submitted form was invalid. Try submitting again. " So........someone sent me a message a couple weeks ago I can't access. Partly my fault cuz I have a full message box and it won't put up the new one until ...
by AmBraCol
Mon May 11, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Private Messages - Now I CAN Delete them...!
Replies: 21
Views: 1260

Re: Can't delete Private Messages...

The new look is odd - because it's different. I'm not getting the non-scrolling header some have mentioned. Whatever theme is running as of 9:30 a.m. CDT on May 11, 2020 seems to be looking good. Haven't checked the message deletion problem today, but the theme looks good.
by AmBraCol
Sun May 10, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Look !!!
Replies: 69
Views: 4070

Re: New Look !!!

However when trying to delete old private messages, I do STILL get the error message: " The submitted form was invalid. Try submitting again. " So........someone sent me a message a couple weeks ago I can't access. Partly my fault cuz I have a full message box and it won't put up the new one until ...
by AmBraCol
Thu May 07, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Farewell to Hondo
Replies: 24
Views: 1944

Re: Farewell to Hondo

Sorry to hear of your loss. It's never easy. Both of our current companions are fairly young, but time goes by all too fast.

Heal well, the memories remain.
by AmBraCol
Thu May 07, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Private Messages - Now I CAN Delete them...!
Replies: 21
Views: 1260

Re: Can't delete Private Messages...

Heard from David, he'll get to it once he gets a chance. He's working like a one armed paper hanger with a dollar watch and the seven year itch.
by AmBraCol
Thu May 07, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Done
Replies: 18
Views: 1346

Re: Can't Return To General Discussion Since Last Update

Thanks. Got a message from David and as I mentioned, he's up to his hips in a swamp full of gators right now as far as work goes. He's put a Round Tuit into the queue, but paying gigs (and formal responsibilities) take precedence. Thanks for letting us know of glitches and such. And thanks for your ...
by AmBraCol
Thu May 07, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keystone mini mosin
Replies: 12
Views: 1217

Re: Keystone mini mosin

11.5" length of pull, no wonder it's only 2.8 pounds. It's obviously for the Mosin nut who's got a 5 year old who wants to shoot "a rifle just like daddy's". Still quite interesting, but have enough 22's (yeah, right), including short ones for the grandkids.
by AmBraCol
Wed May 06, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Done
Replies: 18
Views: 1346

Re: Can't Return To General Discussion Since Last Update

David the Tech Wizard is working his fingers to the bone during this current situation. I sent him an email. Considering the fact that no one's making money off the site, rather it's financed by the voluntary contributions biannually, we don't have funds to do custom work on the system. David volunt...
by AmBraCol
Wed May 06, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Private Messages - Now I CAN Delete them...!
Replies: 21
Views: 1260

Re: Can't delete Private Messages...

For quicker notice on things like this, you can contact me by addressing an email to my username, but follow it with an @ symbol and gmail dot com. We're busier than ever here in Coffee Country so I don't get much time to cruise the forum so it's easy to overlook something like this thread. With tha...
by AmBraCol
Wed May 06, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another upgrade coming down the pike
Replies: 4
Views: 542

Another upgrade coming down the pike

We're still a couple weeks, OK, a week and a half, out - but there's another upgrade coming along. The last one was to the database server, this one will be to the operating system. Please bounce to the top like we did last time. Thanks! Date of upgrade: Sunday May 17th Maintenance Window: 8:00pm-10...
by AmBraCol
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upcoming Server Upgrade
Replies: 6
Views: 565

Re: Upcoming Server Upgrade

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