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by TedH
Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB in MO 6.5 bullets
Replies: 0
Views: 31

WTB in MO 6.5 bullets

I know it's a long shot, but if you have any 6.5 mm 100gr. Nosler Ballistic Tips you don't need, I'd be happy to purchase them.
by TedH
Thu Mar 18, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30 Herrett or not?
Replies: 8
Views: 596

30 Herrett or not?

A friend of mine asked me if I reloaded 30-30. Well of course I do. He said he had a gallon ziplock bag full of brass he'd give me if I wanted it. So the next day I showed up and picked it up along with some other items we were horse trading. Didn't look at it till I got home, but it definitely wasn...
by TedH
Mon Mar 15, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cast bullet weights for 375 Winchester
Replies: 16
Views: 733

Re: Cast bullet weights for 375 Winchester

My concern would be that the 375 is too tight in the chamber to allow a bullet much larger than .376. But I'd bet that by switching to 38/55 brass you would get a thinner case neck that would allow larger diameter cast bullets. Do you 375 shooters know if that supposition is correct? My Marlin will...
by TedH
Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cast bullet weights for 375 Winchester
Replies: 16
Views: 733

Re: Cast bullet weights for 375 Winchester

I've shot a lot of cast in the 375 from the RCBS molds, both of the Lyman molds, and the 235 gr Ranch Dog mold. After a lot of range time, and killing deer with the heavier Lyman bullet, and the Ranch Dog bullet, I sold the Lyman and RCBS molds and use the Ranch Dog exclusively. I cast them from a L...
by TedH
Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS IN WA - BRASS ALL SOLD
Replies: 22
Views: 1640

Re: FS IN WA - BRASS

I'll take #16!
by TedH
Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Longshot powder
Replies: 17
Views: 483

Re: Longshot powder

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:09 am
Dang, Ted, now it looks like I need a 10mm to go with my pound of Longshot. 8) :lol: :shock:
Yes Sir, a 1911 in 10mm is a dandy. Just be ready to chase brass about 30 yards. 😆
by TedH
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Longshot powder
Replies: 17
Views: 483

Re: Longshot powder

I use it for full power 10mm loads, and is just as good in the 40 S&W too.
by TedH
Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More fancy grips
Replies: 11
Views: 465

Re: More fancy grips

Oldncrusty wrote:
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:40 pm
Wowee! Tooth or tusk?
These are cross cut tusk ivory.
by TedH
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More fancy grips
Replies: 11
Views: 465

More fancy grips

After wvfarrier's post of his mammoth tooth grips I thought I'd share these Mastodon Ivory grips, also from SK Grips. 10,000 years in the ground can deposit certain minerals that give amazing colors. These are on my 10mm Ruger.
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by TedH
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My dad passed away
Replies: 39
Views: 849

Re: My dad passed away

Sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
by TedH
Wed Feb 10, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mammoth Molar
Replies: 21
Views: 919

Re: Mammoth Molar

I saw those on Scott's Facebook page, beautiful!

I bought a set of his Mastodon Ivory grips with the blue colors in them for my stainless 10mm 1911. Very nice to look at, but I don't leave them on all the time because I'm scared something will happen to them. Lol
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by TedH
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 115
Views: 10196

Re: Question / POLL

50. Been shooting as long as I can remember. Still have the 22 Dad bought me when I was 10.
by TedH
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruined Rifle UPDATED
Replies: 27
Views: 3448

Re: Ruined Rifle UPDATED

Updated in original post.
by TedH
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sad time ahead.
Replies: 28
Views: 1601

Re: Sad time ahead.

The dreaded day for all of us. Sorry for the loss of your friend.
by TedH
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday TedH.
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Re: Happy Birthday TedH.

Thanks guys. Hit the big 50 this time.
by TedH
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: useful 380 ACP gel tests
Replies: 19
Views: 896

Re: useful 380 ACP gel tests

@ Tycer thanks for the link . . . it makes me wonder what a hard lead bullet with grooves ground or cast into it would do . . . just for the fun of comparisons . . . I'm still a fan of solids, but I find the XTP performance, from 380 to 50, to be impressive . . . maybe breaking down my dislike of h...
by TedH
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drifter Day
Replies: 11
Views: 989

Drifter Day

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Some of you may remember when Drifter found us. That was 4 years ago today! He's showing some age, but he's still the same old wanderer.
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by TedH
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 magunum 3" barrel
Replies: 16
Views: 1619

Re: 357 magunum 3" barrel

I recently found a new S&W Performance Center Carry Comp 3" at a Pawn Shop at a price I couldn't pass up. I am very impressed with this new Model 19. It locks up like a bank vault, and is as smooth as butter. Once I have a couple hundred rounds through it and a Simply Rugged holster for ccw, its goi...
by TedH
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Brother is watching.
Replies: 17
Views: 1798

Re: Big Brother is watching.

Anytime your smart phone is nearby you can't expect any privacy. A few days ago the wife and I were watching tv and something about a guy training to be a pilot was on. I casually mention to my wife that I'd love to get a pilot's license someday. That was it, no more discussion, just that one line. ...
by TedH
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruined Rifle UPDATED
Replies: 27
Views: 3448

Re: Ruined Rifle

marlinman93 wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:24 am
I have to ask the obvious. How does one forget a rifle for a year in the woods?
I asked him that. He just shrugged his shoulders. He's not a gun guy, or even a hunter. Frankly knowing him, I wasn't terribly surprised by it. :roll:
by TedH
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruined Rifle UPDATED
Replies: 27
Views: 3448

Re: Ruined Rifle

I had never seen one of these rifles before now either. Im only messing with it for the chance to get into a usable truck gun for cheap. I'll post update if I end up trying something.
by TedH
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruined Rifle UPDATED
Replies: 27
Views: 3448

Re: Ruined Rifle

From the looks of the 17HMR barrel I found, it appears to have the chamber bored below centerline, so a center fire firing pin will strike in the correct place on the rimfire round. They offer switch barrel combos with center fire, and rimfire barrels from the factory.
by TedH
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruined Rifle UPDATED
Replies: 27
Views: 3448

Re: Ruined Rifle

The bore is far, far beyond any restoration being possible. It was so rusted you couldn't see daylight through it. Thought about reboring but isn't worth the cost.
by TedH
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruined Rifle UPDATED
Replies: 27
Views: 3448

Ruined Rifle UPDATED

While visiting family over the holidays a brother-in-law asked me if I could work on a rifle for him. I was presented with a single shot Rossi youth model 243. Outward appearance wasn't bad, just a little speckled rust on frame and barrel. Then I opened the action and couldn't believe my eyes. SOLID...
by TedH
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 Ackley advice
Replies: 13
Views: 1280

Re: 30-30 Ackley advice

I tried loading LVR with 150 gr bullets. Could be my rifle, or the combination with the particular bullets I was using, but accuracy was dismal, and pressures get out of hand very quickly. Thankfully a friend with Quickload saved me from a likely catastrophic ending.
by TedH
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 Ackley advice
Replies: 13
Views: 1280

Re: 30-30 Ackley advice

My 30-30 AI is an 18" Marlin 30TK. I've had the best results with the 150 gr Speer and RL15. I can get to 2500 fps. But be careful, when you get to top end loads, they go way beyond real quick.
by TedH
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Counterfeit Leupold Scope on ebay
Replies: 13
Views: 1004

Re: Counterfeit Leupold Scope on ebay

I don't know if it's still there, but at one time on Leupold's website they had a warning about these counterfeit scopes that they had been getting in for warranty repairs.
I think the old adage applies here, if it sounds too good to be true.....
by TedH
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First hard horns of the season
Replies: 6
Views: 650

Re: First hard horns of the season

Archery season opens here in 3 weeks. They are still full velvet. But I have seen more bucks this summer than ever before. Several very nice ones around.
by TedH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Terry Murbach's widow
Replies: 11
Views: 1152

Re: For Terry Murbach's widow

Are all of the firearms listed there from Terry's collection?
by TedH
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: best hunting bullets for heavier game in 357 levers
Replies: 12
Views: 1281

Re: best hunting bullets for heavier game in 357 levers

I've killed deer with my home cast 180 gr bullets cast from a Lyman #2 alloy. 1 shot and they were done. Never recovered a bullet.
by TedH
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......
Replies: 48
Views: 3932

Re: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......

The way around that is to stock up on 80% lowers. There will be a day in the not too distant future when those are outlawed too.
by TedH
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday TedH.
Replies: 7
Views: 606

Re: Happy Birthday TedH.

Thanks guys!
by TedH
Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First year Marlin 336
Replies: 16
Views: 1518

Re: First year Marlin 336

Drifter is doing fine, but showing his age. His teeth are mostly gone, and he doesn't stray too far from home anymore. But he's still fat, happy, and healthy.
by TedH
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Axis Deer - at last!
Replies: 17
Views: 1310

Re: Axis Deer - at last!

Funny you would say that about the dog. My friend shot a young Aoudad ram on the first day we were hunting. We had heard the meat was not the best, but being rednecks from Missouri that have ate all manner of wild game from crow to coyote, we had to try it. We peeled out a backstrap from the little ...
by TedH
Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First year Marlin 336
Replies: 16
Views: 1518

Re: First year Marlin 336

Six, I do still have that 1954 model you sold me with no buttstock. It's a great shooter, with cast and jacketed bullets both. I was contemplating putting it on the auction block since I have this '48 now.
by TedH
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Axis Deer - at last!
Replies: 17
Views: 1310

Re: Axis Deer - at last!

You will not be disappointed in the Axis meat. I went with a friend of mine to hunt free range Axis outside Senora last January. We both killed nice bucks, and I killed an additional doe after that. Much better meat than venison. Mine is nearly gone already. Just got word from the Taxidermist down t...
by TedH
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First year Marlin 336
Replies: 16
Views: 1518

First year Marlin 336

I must have been a good boy last year, because my wife bought me a heck of a Christmas gift. She found a beautiful condition first year (1948) Marlin 336, the waffle top unmolested. Haven't had a chance to fire it yet, but I did completely strip it down and give it a thorough cleaning which it had n...
by TedH
Mon May 09, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 336 rechambered to 358
Replies: 11
Views: 1694

Re: 336 rechambered to 358

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by TedH
Fri May 06, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .
Replies: 22
Views: 2466

Re: Need Hornady load data

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by TedH
Fri May 06, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .
Replies: 22
Views: 2466

Re: Need Hornady load data

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by TedH
Fri May 06, 2016 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .
Replies: 22
Views: 2466

Re: Need Hornady load data

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by TedH
Wed May 04, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A funny story on myself
Replies: 18
Views: 2101

Re: A funny story on myself

You needn't be of advanced years to do such things. I've been doing stuff like that for a long time. :lol:
by TedH
Tue May 03, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .
Replies: 22
Views: 2466

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by TedH
Tue May 03, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TSRA Wild Bunch 2016 Championships
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: TSRA Wild Bunch 2016 Championships

Griff wrote:If there'd been more people there, I'm sure that I've have finished lower....
Just tell us there were more than 12 shooters..... :D
by TedH
Tue May 03, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TSRA Wild Bunch 2016 Championships
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: TSRA Wild Bunch 2016 Championships

Well done! :mrgreen:
by TedH
Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leverguns Galore!
Replies: 12
Views: 1702

Re: Leverguns Galore!

We almost stopped at that Pawn Shop by the Chrysler dealer, but were short on time. We get through there a couple times a month, try to stop in next time.
by TedH
Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest photos (hunting and other).
Replies: 25
Views: 1938

Re: Latest photos (hunting and other).

Excellent as always, Nath. :mrgreen:
by TedH
Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Husqavarna H-5000. PICS ADDED
Replies: 11
Views: 1317

Re: Husqavarna H-5000. PICS ADDED

Very nice!
by TedH
Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leverguns Galore!
Replies: 12
Views: 1702

Re: Leverguns Galore!

marlinman93 wrote: Total time to complete a non FFL transaction was almost 2.5 hours! I wont go through that ever again!
I have bought exactly 1 gun from Cabela's. I spent 2 hours waiting at the check out to complete my purchase as well. Very unorganized, and inefficient. It was rather busy, but still......
by TedH
Wed Apr 27, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin .30-30
Replies: 28
Views: 2173

Re: Marlin .30-30

Hit up all your local pawn shops. There's likely a (JM) Marlin there looking for a good home. An older Marlin will be as good or better than anything you'll buy new today, and much less money.