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by CowboyTutt
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg RIP
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg RIP

Wow, that would be a bad and uncharacteristically bad decision now. My school district had to renegotiate our contract for this year based upon COVID. Everyone did a good job of it. The 'wise Latina" Lady is neither in my opinion. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Sat Sep 19, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If we had to hunt for our food I am not sure what I would do ..
Replies: 12
Views: 287

Re: If we had to hunt for our food I am not sure what I would do ..

Pillar, you have no way of knowing this, but I was born in Lawrence, Kansas circa 1966. I'm one half Ukrainian peasant girl, and one half American farm boy from Kansas who became decorated Navy man. Dad flew A4's off of aircraft carriers. I grew up playing with a broken portion of a "tail hook" used...
by CowboyTutt
Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If we had to hunt for our food I am not sure what I would do ..
Replies: 12
Views: 287

Re: If we had to hunt for our food I am not sure what I would do ..

I have two "Achilles heels", any kind of fudge (much better than the finest chocolate) and a fresh donut with glaze and sprinkles or maple glaze. Or Old Fashioned. Or a "Bearclaw" or....OK, more vulnerabilities than I realized! :lol: -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg RIP
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg RIP

One of the best advice I ever heard was from my Personnel Director for my small school district who sits on the negotiating team opposite our union. Sometimes the union people or any of us get very emotional and point fingers and say "you guys are blah blah blah!!!!!!" They make personal accusations...
by CowboyTutt
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg RIP
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg RIP

You know, I didn't care for her interpretation of constitutional law either, but I admired her fine mind and spirit. She and her Supreme Court opposite, Tony Scalia, were extremely close friends. It is a lesson for our times when we can respect -- maybe even love -- each other despite being at very...
by CowboyTutt
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My kind of woman!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: My kind of woman!!!

LOL!!!! -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg RIP
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Ruth Bader Ginsburg RIP

I seldom agreed with her decisions but her work ethic and dedication was always beyond all comparison. I do not take any joy in her passing and things are going to get rough, really rough, before the election now, like we needed one more thing to deal with. I knew she wanted to die working and the i...
by CowboyTutt
Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle
Replies: 28
Views: 477

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

Thank you GunnyMack. Its good to know my source was also correct. Thank you. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My kind of woman!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: My kind of woman!!!

Good observations. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR long action anyone?
Replies: 28
Views: 418

Re: Browning BLR long action anyone?

Don't mean to hijack the thread, will report back later. In Commiefornia it takes weeks to take a gun home and shoot it!!!! That being said, lots of gun stuff is becoming very rare here in Commiefornia. So I'm getting ready for "hard times". -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My kind of woman!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 306

My kind of woman!!!

If the Mods want to move this to politics, so be it. It didn't seem politically motivated as I read it. Lady was just defending her neighborhood. https://www.foxnews.com/us/oregon-wildfires-woman-seen-holding-suspected-arsonist-at-gunpoint God Bless her, she probably saved a lot of lives. Be prepare...
by CowboyTutt
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle
Replies: 28
Views: 477

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

The Uberti will work with some judicial gunsmithing and save you a bundle over the HRA model. I would recommend you send it to Nate if you lived in the USA but the shipping costs from Canada to him are probably horrible (Nate, you still in TX? I can't remember other than you moved at one point.) If ...
by CowboyTutt
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR long action anyone?
Replies: 28
Views: 418

Re: Browning BLR long action anyone?

Whelp, I just spent the most money I have ever spend on my first, yes, your reading that right, shotgun. Its an Ithaca 37 Los Angeles commemorative edition with 2 barrels, case, paper work, and original cardboard box. Made by Ithaca back in '81, as good as it gets. Only made 1300 of them or so accor...
by CowboyTutt
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR long action anyone?
Replies: 28
Views: 418

Re: Browning BLR long action anyone?

Picking a custom rifle conversion is sort of like picking a bride. Does she "check all your boxes" for what you want? Is she worth the dowry? Its a very personal decision. I respect that. That Ruger #1 is probably pretty rare in that caliber, they chamber those rifles in everything at one point or a...
by CowboyTutt
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Not Catholic or respected at all within the Christian or Catholic, or Eastern Catholic Community
Replies: 8
Views: 219

Re: Not Catholic or respected at all within the Christian or Catholic, or Eastern Catholic Community

I'm a "reformed" Protestant. LOL Was good stepping stone! I have just as many Protestant friends, some of whom I have known a lifetime. No issues. I recently brought a Lutheran pastor from the Missouri synod up to our Eastern Catholic monastery in Redwood Valley, CA after spending a few days with th...
by CowboyTutt
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR long action anyone?
Replies: 28
Views: 418

Re: Browning BLR long action anyone?

Funny guy! 6.5 Grendel widely respected cartridge on that platform by Alexander Arms. Its not European. Its American created. LOL As to the other idea, you were just fishing and thinking out loud with a cartridge that you have experience with in Africa it sounds like? Understandable. If you want to ...
by CowboyTutt
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR long action anyone?
Replies: 28
Views: 418

Re: Browning BLR long action anyone?

I don't judge a cartridge by the country of its origin, I judge it on ballistics and its secondary characteristics. The CZ 550 is one Heck of a rifle, and what my 375 H&H Ackley Improved runs on with a lengthened chamber since the magazine on that thing is extra long. I can shoot a 350 grain bullet ...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR long action anyone?
Replies: 28
Views: 418

Re: Browning BLR long action anyone?

I'm very much with DocRock on this one. I have the same company doing a conversion to 416/284 McPherson on a late model Winchester '88. Things very much held up now, but hoping for the best. They have my rifle, and McPherson reamers. Just waiting to hear back from them. Times not so easy right now. ...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR long action anyone?
Replies: 28
Views: 418

Re: Browning BLR long action anyone?

You might be able to track down a used BLR in 325 WSM or they still make the long action in 450 Marlin I believe. Much easier to do. Just a thought. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR long action anyone?
Replies: 28
Views: 418

Re: Browning BLR long action anyone?

It because the bolt locking lugs fit into cut-outs in the steel barrel itself. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: anyone slugged bores on these 357 leverguns?
Replies: 6
Views: 193

Re: anyone slugged bores on these 357 leverguns?

Have to say have found these kits very useful and while there are other ways to measure using fishing weights, these kits really do make it so easy to individually slug your bores and are well worth the money IMHO. https://www.meisterbullets.com/slugyourbarrelsdetails.asp With some careful measuring...
by CowboyTutt
Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From a black Democrat no less...
Replies: 8
Views: 493

Re: From a black Democrat no less...

Doc, totally agree with you!!!! Minimum ratio should be 2-1 at least! Thing is, people could actually figure this out if they tried. They just need to dedicate some time to it.

I'm no doctor, but I happen to know at least one....Maybe more. God Bless Doc.

-Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dangerously stupid! Funny but be prepared!
Replies: 4
Views: 336

Dangerously stupid! Funny but be prepared!

These guys are dangerously stupid but dangerous just the same. If you are are not already stocking up on ammo, guns, 'less lethal ammo" which is hard to come by now (don't ask me how I know!) pepper spray etc. I think there are tough times ahead. I don't think the Liberal Dems are going to concede u...
by CowboyTutt
Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From a black Democrat no less...
Replies: 8
Views: 493

Re: From a black Democrat no less...

I was just reviewing this thread and realized that Ben T's comment really summed it up well for me. Excellent. If people would listen to MLK I have a dream speech. It has to do with the absence of color. But the last 10 years has been about our color is special. What is not being said is that when y...
by CowboyTutt
Mon Sep 07, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will a one piece firing pin fix light strikes problem?
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: Will a one piece firing pin fix light strikes problem?

Strengthen the hammer spring. The lighter the hammer spring, the more it negatively affects velocity and standard deviation. Terry Murbach showed years ago how lightening the hammer spring changed everything. He took a S&W with the flat hammer spring and using the same loads, proceeded to lighten t...
by CowboyTutt
Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duplex Loading the .44-40
Replies: 38
Views: 4048

Re: Duplex Loading the .44-40

This was a really, really great thread and nothing I have any experience with. Truthfully, I have never been that interested in running black powder, but I appreciate my friends here who do. You guys are way beyond my pay grade in this area of mixing black powder and smokeless. Sorry to hear that Jo...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From a black Democrat no less...
Replies: 8
Views: 493

From a black Democrat no less...

One of the most inspired and passionate speeches I have ever seen in my adult life ever! Please pass this on to your friends and peers. He's a black Democrat no less, but he summed up what it is to be a human being and is truly a student of MLK. God Bless and Love this Man, and protect him always!!!...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LEVER GUN AMMO
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: LEVER GUN AMMO

You go Grizz! Welcome back to the fire! LOL -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LEVER GUN AMMO
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: LEVER GUN AMMO

In terms of "bullet skidding" this might be of some value even though its an internet source. Its from a forensic science program for firearms created in part by Dr. Savage (great name!). https://projects.nfstc.org/firearms/module01/fir_m01.htm As to "bullet skidding" from the same source: https://p...
by CowboyTutt
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LEVER GUN AMMO
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: LEVER GUN AMMO

I've not heard of "bullet skidding" before, at least not down the barrel, maybe in the chamber just before engaging the rifling. I'm looking into it. Frank of Mt. Baldy Bullets used to make me 452 360 grain bullets at BHN 22 years ago. I sure miss those Punch Bullets but I found a worthwhile substit...
by CowboyTutt
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Not Catholic or respected at all within the Christian or Catholic, or Eastern Catholic Community
Replies: 8
Views: 219

Not Catholic or respected at all within the Christian or Catholic, or Eastern Catholic Community

https://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/2020-candidate-joe-biden-identifies-as-catholic-but-breaks-with-church-teac?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=ncrtraffic&gclid=Cj0KCQjwp4j6BRCRARIsAGq4yMGh_qv_fXhixcIZfTuIqV8TNyu7k482fpXDMxcdzJe_ucorfVAm7S8aAjTmEALw_wcB Pelosi just as bad. Please hel...
by CowboyTutt
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LEVER GUN AMMO
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: LEVER GUN AMMO

Below 1800 fps, anything above BHN 15 is almost certainly a recipe for leading, even with good bullet to barrel fit. Doc Rock, I'm confused. Not looking for an argument here, but more information would be appreciated. Its just this comment doesn't make sense to me, or my experience. Since everyone ...
by CowboyTutt
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Facing a Diffcult Situation
Replies: 26
Views: 1237

Re: Facing a Diffcult Situation

Jeepnik, distilled water ok for electrical elements I assume? -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recipie For Troubled Times
Replies: 19
Views: 1257

Re: Recipie For Troubled Times

I have pretty broad tastes in music. Its not well known but Pavarotti did some full scale concerts with full orchestra that had some of the most emotional performances I have ever seen with various musicians from other styles. Here are two of my favorites. Pav and Celine Dion https://www.youtube.com...
by CowboyTutt
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some wicked steel
Replies: 15
Views: 943

Re: Some wicked steel

Found this spear on Etsy if anyone is interested. Made in Texas, fully assembled. -Tutt

https://www.etsy.com/listing/665380837/ ... ve_4&sca=1
by CowboyTutt
Wed Aug 12, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Facing a Diffcult Situation
Replies: 26
Views: 1237

Re: Facing a Diffcult Situation

My favorite is Turkish coffee boiled in a traditional lined copper pot on the stove. Frothy smooth and not so bitter as European coffee. Next best is percolated coffee for sure.
-Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Wed Aug 12, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some wicked steel
Replies: 15
Views: 943

Re: Some wicked steel

Those are both outstanding! I have a good collection of swords, knives, axes and hammers. The axes are mostly 5160. One is a large double bit axe. The Japanese swords are 9260 and the European long sword is 1095. All fully sharpened and meant to be used. One nice rapier also made out of spring steel...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeff Quinn's services
Replies: 2
Views: 622

Re: Jeff Quinn's services

I did see that, and I watched it. Jeff's family held it together very well during the service, despite the pain of losing him. Jeff's passing hit me hard. Been a "Gunblast Groupie" for so long. Met him in person couple of times. More than some, less than many. Looked to him for advice on a gun purc...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The explosion in Beirut
Replies: 39
Views: 1950

Re: The explosion in Beirut

Really good posts here, thank you gentlemen. My take-away? Probably just gross corruption, negligence and accident. The influence of Hezbollah? That deserves some attention. Agree probably never know. From Ukrainian Independant Information Agency. They are pretty good except when reporting about Ko...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman #66 sight ?
Replies: 3
Views: 136

Re: Lyman #66 sight ?

Joe is correct. You can set the default height to what you want, but make a quick adjustment just by depressing the button and lifting the sight. I have a 66A on my McPherson 454 Puma. It works just great. -Tutt https://www.lymanproducts.com/lyman-66- ... eep-sights
by CowboyTutt
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Different Lever gun...
Replies: 11
Views: 564

Re: Different Lever gun...

I really appreciate the OP. Hadn't seen these before. YouTube reviews seems largely very positive. They are a pump action converted to lever actuation. Shoot 2 3/4 and 3 inch shells. Most firearms manufacturers are getting some parts or guns made in Turkey, they offer a lot of craftmanship at a fai...
by CowboyTutt
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Message From Boge Quinn
Replies: 9
Views: 574

Re: Message From Boge Quinn

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I just found out today as well. I got to meet Jeff 2 times with his brother Boge. Nicest men you could ever meet. Crushed. :cry: Prayers for the family.

-Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Tue May 15, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossing Off Dick's Sporting Goods
Replies: 23
Views: 2400

Re: Crossing Off Dick's Sporting Goods

Yup, give them a huge pass too. No need for this, their tactics reveal them for who they are.

Not saying anything else new here. But thanks for the head's up as well, just in case.

-Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Sun May 13, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Dick Casull
Replies: 19
Views: 2525

Re: R.I.P. Dick Casull

Pete, no problem, at least I think you say his name right. There's a guy on YouTube with many videos who repeatedly pronounces Dick's name as Cas-sul with a short "uh" sound instead of the long "oo" sound. Makes me absolutely cringe every time he does it. Its pronounced "Cas-ool" phonetically, at le...
by CowboyTutt
Sat May 12, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We've Lost Wind Whitehall
Replies: 17
Views: 1942

Re: We've Lost Wind Whitehall

Hi, I haven't been here in a long while, but Wind and I shared an interest in ultra long range shooting, and I'm very, very sorry to hear of his passing. His long range work and videos were and are just amazing! So sorry to hear of his passing, he always felt to me like a "brother in arms". He took ...
by CowboyTutt
Sat May 12, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Dick Casull
Replies: 19
Views: 2525

Re: R.I.P. Dick Cassull

That was a really nice and accurate description of the man. Dick was buried today, I thought this obit was very nice:

http://www.schwabmortuary.com/index.cfm?ID=3

His name only has one "S" in it by the way.

-Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Mon May 07, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Dick Casull
Replies: 19
Views: 2525

Re: R.I.P. Dick Cassull

Here you go Pitchy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Casull What is not well known is that he had a host of fully functional firearm prototypes that never saw production that he hand-built himself in his machine shop which is HUGE and more worthy of a small factory outfit. These included a semi-au...
by CowboyTutt
Mon May 07, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Dick Casull
Replies: 19
Views: 2525

Re: R.I.P. Dick Cassull

I just heard about Dick's passing this morning as well from my friends. Sad day for me. I'm told that he knew his time was short and he planned on donating most of his collection to the museum in Cody. The rest will be taken care of by his son and wife Jeri. Please say some prayers for his family at...