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by hondo1892
Tue Nov 10, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the Wuhan crud
Replies: 24
Views: 746

Re: Got the Wuhan crud

My wife got it back in the summer and her symptoms were GI. Had to take her to the ER and they did very little they wouldn't hardly come into the room to check on her. Never gave her any meds except for nausea. I just don't think these little rural hospitals are all that much on the ball at least in...
by hondo1892
Wed Nov 04, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shiloh Sharps
Replies: 23
Views: 811

Re: Shiloh Sharps

I'd buy it, but at a big discount. Tacks on an original that was owned by an American Indian is kind of cool but not on a new one. Maybe a prop company for Hollyweird would pay well for it.
by hondo1892
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker cross bows
Replies: 6
Views: 241

Re: Parker cross bows

It was that long ago! My dad was looking at cross bows in 2018 and there were plenty of Parkers around then. I have looked all over the interweb and can't find any bolts with captured nocks like Parker used. I'm going to try another style and hope they work out. I found a couple of old new stock Par...
by hondo1892
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker cross bows
Replies: 6
Views: 241

Parker cross bows

I bought a Parker cross bow for my daughter to use several years back. It's been a great cross bow and never have had any issues with it. I missed a buck last evening and that put me down to just two arrows for the Parker. I went to the local archery shop to pick up another box of arrows and found o...
by hondo1892
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: case life 357 in 1892's and other levers.
Replies: 16
Views: 403

Re: case life 357 in 1892's and other levers.

Just bought a couple hundred rounds of 357 from Starline have some 44 spl too. Hope I don't have that problem with mine. I have plenty of 44 spl in Winchester brass but am light on .357 mag and it's hard to find any right now.
by hondo1892
Sun Oct 25, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tractor Rebuild Begins
Replies: 14
Views: 602

Re: Tractor Rebuild Begins

Griff there is a place out of Michigan that sell parts for older Ford tractors. I don't remember the name of the place but they do you tube video's and their last name is Gingell. It's a father and daughter business. Looks like you have a good start on your tear down. I heed to split mine to replace...
by hondo1892
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dixon's Muzzleloader Shop
Replies: 8
Views: 358

Re: Dixon's Muzzleloader Shop

Always lots of good stuff to check out at the gun makers fair. Only thing is I hate the crowds that go along with the fair.
by hondo1892
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thank you.
Replies: 17
Views: 828

Re: Thank you.

Nath good to hear from you. That granddadying thing does take up lots of time. I found that out this past year myself.
by hondo1892
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Report: 35/30-30 & 300 Savage
Replies: 25
Views: 2411

Re: Range Report: 35/30-30 & 300 Savage

Good luck with the moose hunt. Post photo's of the hunt for us. I used to put in for a moose tag for Maine but quite after four or five years. Don't remember but I think I was awarded a point for every year I was unlucky in the draw. I'd love to go on a moose hunt up in Maine but money is a bit tigh...
by hondo1892
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've come by a Winchester model of 1873
Replies: 5
Views: 335

Re: I've come by a Winchester model of 1873

There should be a spring to keep pressure on the trigger so it stays in correct location to catch the half cock and full cock notches when the hammer is pulled back. Your spring could be weak or missing. Also it sounds like the full cock notch or sear nose could be damaged a bit. The hammer should s...
by hondo1892
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now I'm REALLY Upset!!
Replies: 19
Views: 849

Re: Now I'm REALLY Upset!!

I was never a big sports fan to start with. But I used to watch the playoffs and championships but since they went political a few years back I have refused to watch any game. So I've already boycotted games and Nike.
by hondo1892
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fire wood, it`s started
Replies: 55
Views: 1297

Re: Fire wood, it`s started

Pitchy, what kind of poplar? I have all kinds of tulip poplar on my place but it looks quit different than yours.
by hondo1892
Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Lyman

I thought so. They will get my business again just no molds. I wish that their molds were still as good as the ones I bought back in the 80's. Wish I still had those molds too.
by hondo1892
Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fire wood, it`s started
Replies: 55
Views: 1297

Re: Fire wood, it`s started

Pitchy what kind of logs are those. They almost look like cotton wood to me other than the birch.
by hondo1892
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Lyman

I posted a while back about sending in a couple of molds to Lyman to have them recut. They couldn't recut my molds so they gave me some options. I took the reimbursement they offered. Lyman ask if I still had the receipts for the molds and how much I paid. Well the receipts were long gone but I told...
by hondo1892
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Pandemic - A Bit of Perspective
Replies: 12
Views: 926

Re: The Pandemic - A Bit of Perspective

Ed that's odd about the eggs. My dad grew up in Kentucky and he said his parents used eggs for barter in their community. No one had much money for anything but they bartered for things needed to live.
by hondo1892
Fri Aug 28, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Pandemic - A Bit of Perspective
Replies: 12
Views: 926

Re: The Pandemic - A Bit of Perspective

One set of my grandparents were born 1900 and 1895 the other were born 1904 and 1906. My oldest grandmother was 91 and died that year. It's funny how different folks are affected from the same event. My "Granny" had eleven kids my "Grandma" had four kids. My Granny would save scraps for the family t...
by hondo1892
Fri Aug 28, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What to Do With Your Primer Pickup Tubes?
Replies: 12
Views: 469

Re: What to Do With Your Primer Pickup Tubes?

You, Steve are one organized feller. I wish I was half as much as you. I do organize my tools and reloading equipment but it doesn't last long.
by hondo1892
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone here run a thickness planer?
Replies: 7
Views: 436

Re: Anyone here run a thickness planer?

Nearly all new power tools are made in China. My DeWalt has made in China I think.
by hondo1892
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone here run a thickness planer?
Replies: 7
Views: 436

Re: Anyone here run a thickness planer?

Bill, I have a DeWalt 13-1/2" planer. It does what I have ask it to do. I've planed hundreds of board feet of poplar and a bit of maple. I wish it had a larger motor though because I have to run many passes to take a 1/4" off if the board is very wide. I have heard that the Grizzly brand machines ar...
by hondo1892
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cost of shipping USPS
Replies: 14
Views: 690

Re: Cost of shipping USPS

I've only dealt with USPS and UPS and UPS has given me the most problems. I had to fight with UPS twice. Once to ship an antique axe and once to ship a scope back to the manufacture to get fixed. Both times they didn't want to ship because of firearms and weapons. I couldn't get them to understand t...
by hondo1892
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Say What??
Replies: 9
Views: 597

Re: Say What??

Freedom and the Constitution was more than three generations and it has fallen by the way. We can beat back socialism but it won't happen over night. I think that is why many folks get so down about todays socialist thinking. We want to defeat it overnight and it just isn't going to happen. This min...
by hondo1892
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What You've Done With The Place . . . . . .
Replies: 8
Views: 546

Re: What You've Done With The Place . . . . . .

It is sad but I think she really does like how homey it is.
by hondo1892
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman molds
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: Lyman molds

Todd if Lyman sends me a check for my two I'm going to try a couple of Arsenals. I've been wanting to try some Arsenals but my piggy bank has been a bit empty as of late. I like Seaco molds but I surely can't afford them right now.
by hondo1892
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best Stocked GunShop in Your Area
Replies: 16
Views: 614

Re: Best Stocked GunShop in Your Area

Is that moose really white or is it from the bottle? :D
by hondo1892
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman molds
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Lyman molds

I'm really confused. I'm guessing the guy that I talked to in customer service doesn't know much about bullet casting and Lyman's bullet line styles. I had two molds that cast boolits to small. One was a 429421 and a 358477. I contacted Lyman and they said they could recut my molds to a larger size....
by hondo1892
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parts for an 1895 Winchester
Replies: 8
Views: 562

Re: Parts for an 1895 Winchester

Very nice looking carbine. Always liked the 95 carbines and have wanted one in 30-40 Krag since I was a teen.
by hondo1892
Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parts for an 1895 Winchester
Replies: 8
Views: 562

Re: Parts for an 1895 Winchester

Maybe Six will know someone that has parts. I could age one up but not sure how close I could come to matching the color with out the forestock. I know there used to be a place out of Tennessee that had replacement stocks for Winchesters. It's hard to match color of wood from photo's.
by hondo1892
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alt right
Replies: 9
Views: 424

Alt right

Ok, I'm just a dumb hick. I keep hearing this alt-right phrase tossed around here there and every where. I even hear some conservative commentators using it. Then they throw out groups like KKK and the Nazis are alt-right groups. What am I missing here. Spain it to me please. How do they get the KKK...
by hondo1892
Tue Aug 18, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need some help
Replies: 13
Views: 689

Re: need some help

Yep Accurate is the way to go. Ordered one a few months back and had the mold in a week.
by hondo1892
Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Images of a Flintlock Firing
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Re: Images of a Flintlock Firing

Yes there is a lot of fire and force coming out the vent hole. If you are in battle reenactments they make participants use flash guards to keep from burning the guy next to you.
by hondo1892
Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stevens 425 High Power .35 Remington
Replies: 19
Views: 1242

Re: Stevens 425 High Power .35 Remington

Cool looking rifle. I like the looks of it better than the Marlin 36 or 336.
by hondo1892
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions
Replies: 18
Views: 1521

Re: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions

All the Uberti's that I've owned needed .380" balls. You may have older ones from way back but all the ones I've seen in the past fifteen years or so have had the larger bore diameter.
by hondo1892
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to Interpret Antique Car Ads
Replies: 7
Views: 679

Re: How to Interpret Antique Car Ads

I like an old saying I once herd. "It's a 20/20 car". At twenty feet away and twenty miles an hour it looks great.
by hondo1892
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New (to me) Schofields Edit: Now with holsters I made
Replies: 38
Views: 1658

Re: Not Levers But............

Love the looks of the old Schofield revolvers. I had a chance to buy one when Smith & Wesson did a run on them and passed it up. Has to be one of my biggest regrets in passing up a gun. Let us know how they shoot.
by hondo1892
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's your favourite muzzleloader
Replies: 24
Views: 1412

Re: What's your favourite muzzleloader

This is my favorite and the only one that I've kept. Probably like it so much because I made the external lock parts, hardware, triggers and even the wood screws.
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by hondo1892
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest rifle
Replies: 8
Views: 701

Re: Latest rifle

Thanks guys. The used look is a big seller right now in the muzzle loading game.
by hondo1892
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 37 guns.....
Replies: 5
Views: 831

Re: 37 guns.....

Is that the video of them each shooting every other gun from one end to the other?
by hondo1892
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest rifle
Replies: 8
Views: 701

Latest rifle

Recently finished up this .54 rifle. It is sporting a custom barrel from Ed Rayle that is 43" long. I built this rifle like it was made from recycled parts from several different guns. Maybe some back woodsman had collected parts from broken guns picked up from skirmishes with native Americans and a...
by hondo1892
Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another trip to the range
Replies: 8
Views: 735

Re: Another trip to the range

Nice looking Colts. I've heard some guys bad mouth Colt 1911's but both of my Colt's will digest any kind of ammo I feed them. They aren't picky about magazines and look so much better than plastic guns.
by hondo1892
Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally got my mount back.
Replies: 12
Views: 1149

Re: Finally got my mount back.

I thought it were a new vampire kind of deer. Neat story and always a great hunt when you can sneak on a critter.
by hondo1892
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1860 Army Conversion ADDED PICS
Replies: 10
Views: 1152

Re: 1860 Army Conversion

Neat shooter. Looks like it shoots well too. Perfect companion for a lever gun.
by hondo1892
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Brand New gun in a while, Ruger
Replies: 16
Views: 1334

Re: First Brand New gun in a while, Ruger

Nice looking rifle you bought. I used to have a walnut stocked 10/22 thirty years ago that was really nice. Wish they still made guns like that.
by hondo1892
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your Canine Buddy
Replies: 47
Views: 2661

Re: Let's See Your Canine Buddy

This is kind of a bitter sweet topic for me. I had to put my long time buddy Hondo down this spring but at least I have my son-in-laws Mikey to keep me company in the shop right now. Mikey is a collie-Australian shepherd mix we think. He's stays pretty close to me most of the time but he is very fri...
by hondo1892
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1895CB 45-70 26" barrel
Replies: 14
Views: 1113

Re: Marlin 1895CB 45-70 26" barrel

I've owned a JM cowboy and one of the old straight grip half mag 95's. I liked the older model the best out of the two, but both would beat the snot out of your shoulder with hot loads. I still have a flinch once in awhile from thirty five years back.
by hondo1892
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever Round Lineup
Replies: 11
Views: 970

Re: Lever Round Lineup

I'm late to the game but I did figure out what they all were without looking. The only one that had me going for a minute was the 300 Savage. After looking at the neck closely and seeing how short it was I knew what cartridge it was. I've owned lever guns myself in all the calibers but 38-55.
by hondo1892
Sat Jul 18, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shingles Vaccine
Replies: 31
Views: 2522

Re: Shingles Vaccine

My first shot wasn't bad but the second one really hurt for several days. I had my shot recommended to me by my ophthalmologist because of shingles getting in my eye. He isn't working for an hmo or hospital but highly recommended it because of shingles getting in my eye.
by hondo1892
Sat Jul 18, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found a match for my .44 Magnum Vaquero
Replies: 17
Views: 1493

Re: Found a match for my .44 Magnum Vaquero

Nice looking pistols. I really like the grips on the top one. What are they made from?
by hondo1892
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the boolit casters here ...
Replies: 37
Views: 1790

Re: For the boolit casters here ...

I haven't picked up any lead for years. Used to pick up wheel weights along the road when I walked to school. Wish the ww were still lead instead of the metals now used. Looks like you got a good haul from the range.
by hondo1892
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Charlie Daniels RIP
Replies: 11
Views: 677

Re: Charlie Daniels RIP

He helped out a home for kids that are orphans or have health problems here in Kentucky. Never met him but he seemed like someone I would like. Sad times, we are loosing the last of the patriotic entertainers here.