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by Streetstar
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Done
Replies: 15
Views: 529

Re: You HAVE To Be Kidding Me. If This Isn't Insanity, I Do Not Know What Is

gamekeeper wrote:
Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:14 am
Why not just ask homeowners to leave all their valuables out side each night to save the burglar the trouble of breaking in... :roll:
Just like leaving milk n cookies out for jolly ‘ol santa claus

Liberalism is a social disease
by Streetstar
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: jdad-enabled house-pistol...
Replies: 4
Views: 578

Re: jdad-enabled house-pistol...

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the right height for the ‘chin weld’ that I would use if I < gasp > happened to touch the rifle with my shoulder.


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Im perplexed—- all i see in this post are “pistols”. :lol: :lol:
by Streetstar
Sun Dec 06, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Done
Replies: 18
Views: 1044

Re: For Those Who Think Facebook Isn't Anti White, Anti American . . . . .

Watched one last month for a home security system......the inhabitants of the high dollar house were black and the burglar was a white guy. :D Lol - the comedian, Adam Carolla, has been ranting about this . Im paraphrasing but he said something like - “If you believe the home security commercials, ...
by Streetstar
Sun Dec 06, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Done
Replies: 1
Views: 428

Re: You Have Got To Be Kidding Me!!!!!!

Nice!

I hope that people of all races can come together andlet the morons behind this know that stuff like this is insulting to both whites and non whites.
It is disparaging
by Streetstar
Sun Dec 06, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What’s under your bed?
Replies: 37
Views: 1604

Re: What’s under your bed?

The one constant is a 4” Colt Lawman .357. i purchased it in 1998 for $180, then had it stripped and parkerized and added a Pachmayer grip. Its a no nonsense heavy duty chunk of iron. I call it my barbecue gun because the park’d finish looks like it belongs on a smoker, not a vintage Colt —. But it ...
by Streetstar
Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stopped by a local gun shop today.
Replies: 12
Views: 831

Re: Stopped by a local gun shop today.

fordwannabe wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 12:51 pm
Tycer , I admit it ....you got me.

Me too :lol: :lol:
by Streetstar
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?
Replies: 44
Views: 1756

Re: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?

For the cost of this conversion you could buy 10 boxes of 32 special and for most people that would be a lifetime supply. But if you like keep an eye out for a cheaper 3030 she can shoot to your hearts content if you want to. Because the proper number of lever guns to have is N plus one
by Streetstar
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite combinations. (Rifle and handgun)
Replies: 25
Views: 869

Re: Favorite combinations. (Rifle and handgun)

I got nostalgic about this as well and settled on the 45/45 combo, with my Trapper and a Blackhawk However, - Ive since decided its not thta hard keeping 2 different types of ammo onhamd, so generally it is a double action Colt 357 on my hip (a Lawman fixed sight model) paired with whatever rifle or...
by Streetstar
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: DVD EXCHANGE - "Tom Horn" with Steve McQueen
Replies: 71
Views: 43831

Re: DVD EXCHANGE - "Tom Horn" with Steve McQueen

Streaming update

Just saw Tom Horn on the Starz channel.

I saved it to my favorites to watch asap. Most of the Lonesome Dove variants are on there too

Wanted to pass this along
by Streetstar
Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive
Replies: 15
Views: 462

Re: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive

Streetstar, if you are already riding a bike after just 10 days you are coming along fast: I don't think I would have had the flex and strength until at least week 3 or more. I got my replacements about 5 1/2 years ago, managed a backpack trip 3 months later (very light pack, fairly gentle terrain)...
by Streetstar
Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive
Replies: 15
Views: 462

Re: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive

Hey Streetstar...can't help ya on the knee but I keep 3 Uzi's and a few semi auto Smiths fed very well using a cheap 6 cavity Lee mould.....don't even size them...liquid alox lube and a small dose of Bullseye.....brass is so cheap I don't even pick em up unless they are at my feet....... This short...
by Streetstar
Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive
Replies: 15
Views: 462

Re: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive

I know from experience with patients that knee replacements can go very differently even performed on the same patient by the same doctor. Thx OS! So far the PT techs and my surgeons PA assistant say im doing exponentially better than they expected. (40% better) - but im a pessimist by nature and j...
by Streetstar
Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive
Replies: 15
Views: 462

Re: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive

I had my total knee replaced 3 1/2 years ago at the age of 58. My surgery was at 8 and I walked in my front door at noon. My PT wanted me to use a walker for about 10 days. If I remember correctly I was to use the walker for long walks for about 3 weeks, cane the rest of the time. I don't think I g...
by Streetstar
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive
Replies: 15
Views: 462

Re: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive

My wife had total knee replacement 3 years ago. Two weeks later she was walking painfree and the Doctor dismissed her , told her that he didnt need to see her anymore. I had shoulder surgery 7 weeks ago and I quit the Doctor visits 2 weeks after the operation and not going to physical therapy.. I t...
by Streetstar
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive
Replies: 15
Views: 462

Re: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive

Looks like you'rerecovering nicely! I purrchased the PTR 9 about 2 years ago. It came with the arm brace which is a "must have". By far the most fun gun I have. Of all my guns, that is the one all my kids and g-kids want to shoot. I was assigned an H&K MP5 for 13 years. Loved it. The PTR is every b...
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive
Replies: 15
Views: 462

Home recovering from knee surgery- might get expensive

IHome for a bit recovering from a total knee replacement. I am 10 days out from surgery and was just barely able to ride my mountain bike to the nearest stop sign and back. About a mile. A long way to go. That 1 mile ride required a three hour nap afterwards. This is giving me time to catch up on so...
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Favorite Levergun Cartridge
Replies: 76
Views: 2043

Re: My Favorite Levergun Cartridge

For shooting - I really like my .45 Colt Trapper. Likely for the same reason some of you gents like the 32-20. With cowboyy specc loads i can shoot it all day and it is fun

Sentimental favorite is the 30-30 though . What once was, still is.
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lets talk boots.
Replies: 16
Views: 706

Re: Lets talk boots.

I am going to look at the Paul Bond website. Sounds interesting I have 2 pairs of Justin crepe sole boots in full quill big bird, one pair square toe and the other round. These can go to church or even everyday wear but the crepe sole does not look dressed out enough for slacks Work/casual, i use a ...
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody do a form 1 can? (Doc?)
Replies: 11
Views: 492

Re: Anybody do a form 1 can? (Doc?)

My brother and a friend from work have both done form 1 cans in the last 6 months. Both forms were returned in under 30 days. Both bought”solvent traps” on line and converted them after the paperwork arrived. One s set up for a 45/70 and has the cones inside that were drilled out. Used a regular ha...
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody do a form 1 can? (Doc?)
Replies: 11
Views: 492

Re: Anybody do a form 1 can? (Doc?)

If you have extra drilled baffles and end caps AND a registered tube you may NOT have the parts to make another complete suppressor. If he had not drilled the baffles and end caps he would have been fine but once they were drilled he had to destroy the “extra” tube. Yes. Could indicate “intent” to ...
by Streetstar
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Having a hard time deciding between 444 Marlin or 45/70
Replies: 31
Views: 789

Re: Having a hard time deciding between 444 Marlin or 45/70

piller wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:23 pm
Notice that not one person has said anything bad about either caliber? We seem to be trying to talk you into buying both calibers, plus a few more.

This is the correct answer
by Streetstar
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody do a form 1 can? (Doc?)
Replies: 11
Views: 492

Anybody do a form 1 can? (Doc?)

Pros / cons? Form 1 cans - There is a proloferation of articles about using racecar fuel filters/strainers which are threaded in 1/2 x28 . Naturally this requires the tax stamp but material cost is 50 bucks or so vs 4-5-600 and beyond for a commercial grade can and with shorter wait times But was wo...
by Streetstar
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over
Replies: 14
Views: 1094

Re: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over

Hey Steeeeet Star! Hey buddy, mid forties ain't nuttin'......your still a young dude with plenty of time to reaccumulate...and with age, comes wisdom so the guns you pick up from here on in will have quality as when we are younger we want quantity.....same goes with women... :D Starting off with a ...
by Streetstar
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over
Replies: 14
Views: 1094

Re: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over

crs wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:21 pm

Hunting season will be here before you know it and you should enjoy it.

Amen !
by Streetstar
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over
Replies: 14
Views: 1094

Re: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over

Been there, done that. Hang in there life gets better. My old best friend died from near you. Maybe you are dating his widow? Her divorced sister also lives at Moore last I heard. Hmmm LOL -- this little lady is still of "breedin' age " (37) Bill, she may not be the same woman . But the way she act...
by Streetstar
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over
Replies: 14
Views: 1094

Re: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over

, glad you have found the crazy lady, sounds like fun... :D Anyway glad to see you posting again, welcome back. Thanks gamekeeper --- my current lady friend is a pistol, and not in a good way --- but even if it doesn't work out with us, she has shown me that I can love again and helped dig me out o...
by Streetstar
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello again folks! Kinda starting over
Replies: 14
Views: 1094

Hello again folks! Kinda starting over

Greetings again and I am hoping that those of you who were dads are having a good Father's Day. I do not post frequently anymore but it's nice to pop in and see many of the same gang still here. Since I haven't posted in a long time, this is a post of re-introduction and self confession of sorts. My...
by Streetstar
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lonesome Dove.
Replies: 13
Views: 1496

Re: Lonesome Dove.

About 12 years ago I had a near death experience in a motorhome fire and took about a month off to clear my head and during that time I watched lots of dove and all the rest of the companion series that were available. Plus about 50 other westerns of all sorts -- i loved it at the time but not sure ...
by Streetstar
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10mm revisited.
Replies: 19
Views: 1814

Re: 10mm revisited.

Nice! was recently at the fun store and saw a GP-100 in 10mm that piqued my curiosity as revolvers are my first love. Wound up putting a deposit down and getting on the waiting list for the new production 6" Python though instead. Production currently at 3000 or so with another 15,000 on a waiting l...
by Streetstar
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt Frontier Six Shooter
Replies: 14
Views: 984

Re: Colt Frontier Six Shooter

Love it MM! Those vintage snubs are "fire" as well six! (stealing some lingo from the kids) MM, i only browse the forums occasionally now due to a change in job duties, but have you shared a range report on that NRA 2nd gen you purchased from me a while back? Curious how it turned out for you. That ...
by Streetstar
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Other Gun Forums.
Replies: 26
Views: 1807

Re: Other Gun Forums.

I look at AR15.com - i am a fan of "retro" black rifles like the original configuration Ar-15's, as well as FAL,s, and hk pattern rifles. They have an entertaining survival discussion forum. Im also an avid cyclist so i look at a bicycle forum , but year after year after year i keep tuning into this...
by Streetstar
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many (minimum) leverguns does it take...?
Replies: 17
Views: 1042

Re: How many (minimum) leverguns does it take...?

Any .22 levergun. , In my case i have a Henry Any 30/30 chambered levergun, i prefer Winchester, but a Marlin does the same job So 2 If you live in bear country, perhaps a 45/70 would be more fitting than a 30/30 though I contemplated listing a pistol caliber, in my case i have a 45 Colt Trapper, - ...
by Streetstar
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 6641

Re: One rifle, one pistol

I'll say my 20" model 94 carbine with the addition of a small variable optic. 30-30 I'll cheat a little and say a Dan Wesson 357 pistol pack with an 8" barrel for game, and a 2.5" barrel for keeping hidden Hypothetical TEOTWAWKI example i might use a boring 'ol Colt AR plus hi cap Sig Sauer 9 or .40...
by Streetstar
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do we still have to resize photos to post
Replies: 1
Views: 239

Do we still have to resize photos to post

Is it still necessary to re-size photos to a jpeg size to post them?

Contemplating listing some of my collection in the 4 sale forum
by Streetstar
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Don't tell his wife....
Replies: 13
Views: 1248

Re: Don't tell his wife....

Pretty nice hacienda for a younger guy
by Streetstar
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 5801

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

Winchester Model 94 30-30, 20" carbine model with a saddle ring and a bullseye sight
by Streetstar
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you seen my old buddy latety?
Replies: 12
Views: 845

Re: Have you seen my old buddy latety?

Member of the "Black Ops Long Range Hunter Killer Patrol" ? Yep, ive seen him
by Streetstar
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Daily puppy pics 8 weeks Already!!
Replies: 117
Views: 7342

Re: Daily puppy pics

Love watching the progression
by Streetstar
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 years ago in PA
Replies: 18
Views: 1522

Re: 50 years ago in PA

Thanks Jack! I'll see what I can do about getting back up there. :D jb 8) OK Jason.....enough of promises......I DEMAND you and I get together . :D For real buddy, I'd like to meet you and do some trigger time. It's boring around here with an influx of BMW's and liberal thoughts taking over.....I t...
by Streetstar
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Should I Continue to Reload?
Replies: 15
Views: 1587

Re: Should I Continue to Reload?

Ji in Hawaii wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:08 am
. When he showed up I led him to my old man-cave, and showed him my presses. I told him he could have them. He asked which one, and I replied "both of them". .

Bravo ! Talk about paying it forward !
by Streetstar
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Should I Continue to Reload?
Replies: 15
Views: 1587

Re: Should I Continue to Reload?

I understand --- I started reloading when it got too expensive to shoot my .300 Weatherby many years ago --------- I shot the barrel out of that hunting grade Vanguard ---- I used a rockchucker --------- Now that I am older and due to lack of practice, a lot more recoil sensitive , - I think shoot t...
by Streetstar
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Gunsite in 450 Bushmaster
Replies: 26
Views: 2782

Re: Ruger Gunsite in 450 Bushmaster

The "Scout" rifle craze and nomenclature has had longer legs than the "short magnum" range of a few years back, i'll give it that (who the heck wants a Magnum that does not outperform the venerable 270 or '06?) --- I haven't fallen prey to the "Scout concept" siren song yet -- but who knows ---- sin...
by Streetstar
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suppressors
Replies: 8
Views: 1219

Re: Suppressors

Yes Unless you drive a Tesla (and even if you do, I bet you have a couple other cars/trucks laying around as well) - or similar vehicle, ---- Rest assured that the large 2-5000 lb thing sitting in your driveway/garage/carport etc -- has a silencer, and without which , the sound would be very annoyin...
by Streetstar
Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Accurate 30-30...?
Replies: 49
Views: 3581

Re: Most Accurate 30-30...?

Borregos wrote:My most accurate 30-30 is a 14" Contender!!
Closely followed by a 1915 vintage Winchester Saddle Ring Carbine!!!!
A Contender would have been my bet for the big accuracy winner -- either pistol or carbine
by Streetstar
Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Accurate 30-30...?
Replies: 49
Views: 3581

Re: Most Accurate 30-30...?

A Canadian Centennial that I got in 1967 was the best I ever had.......since gave it to my son.....with the 170 Sierra FP and 28 grains of RL-11 (long discontinued) it would put 5 in an inch and a half. .---6 Good to know -- I just got one of these --- I will admit that I am a bit of a vadge at tim...
by Streetstar
Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best camp knives
Replies: 23
Views: 2282

Re: Best camp knives

Well it seems that Terry's recommendation has now led me to the acquisition of a Buck 119 and I must say I am very pleased. Likely wanted one of these since their inception. :-) I have always liked this family of knives. Reasonably priced, - tough to sharpen for me, but once sharp holds an edge rea...
by Streetstar
Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Springfield Saint....Any Opinions?
Replies: 22
Views: 1119

Re: The Springfield Saint....Any Opinions?

Seems American Rifleman reviewed the Saint recently. I was not overly impressed with the accuracy results. Might respond well to hand loads. https://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2016/12/14/springfield-armory-saint-marches-in/ average group size of 1.13 to 1.56 for a rack grade commodity priced...
by Streetstar
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: u,s, Army's new handgun
Replies: 19
Views: 1876

Re: u,s, Army's new handgun

I thought it was an odd choice myself -- and I love Sig's , but I just was wondering what the heck was wrong with the P226 ? :lol: -- perhaps a weight issue, but more than likely a cost issue, --- Sig likely made em a heck of a deal on the plastic fantastic's On the other hand, maybe they just wante...
by Streetstar
Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)
Replies: 17
Views: 1441

Re: My visit to the Whittington Center (lots of pics)

What a super post Streetstar! Cool pics.....I really like the crow! .....yea, I'll give you an "A" for the selfie. :D What were the temperatures? I've never been there and I thought it was "like desert temps".....man...I got to get out of Pa. a little more. What was your reasoning for going ....pla...