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by hondo1892
Sat May 30, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in Kentucky boolit molds
Replies: 19
Views: 638

Re: FS in Kentucky boolit molds

Black river, your check made it to me. I'll get the blocks to out on monday.
by hondo1892
Wed May 27, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best yo stian in Curly Maple
Replies: 17
Views: 319

Re: Best yo stian in Curly Maple

I can get maple all kinds of dark. However each piece is different and I always keep scraps from my stock blanks to do a trial run to keep from messing up hours of hard work. Aqua fortis is great stuff for maple as a stain, it won't fade from sun light and it will get darker over time. I love aqua f...
by hondo1892
Wed May 27, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grandson and my latest project
Replies: 9
Views: 275

Re: Grandson and my latest project

He got two bottom teeth real early but the upper have been stubborn. He's been drooling like some teeth are wanting to break through but nothing yet. Must be rough but I don't remember that period in my life lol.
by hondo1892
Wed May 27, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The .450 Adams
Replies: 20
Views: 314

Re: The .450 Adams

Looks like you did a really nice job on the ammo. I really like the ammo containers too.
by hondo1892
Tue May 26, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grandson and my latest project
Replies: 9
Views: 275

Grandson and my latest project

I became a granddad last November and my daughter ask me to make a custom crib for Duke. She gave me a photo of one she liked and this is what I came up with. Took me forever to find some wood thick enough for the post and finished the bed just in time. He was just about to big for his bassinet he h...
by hondo1892
Tue May 26, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in Kentucky boolit molds
Replies: 19
Views: 638

Re: FS in Kentucky boolit molds

Thanks Black river. I'll send a tracking number when I get it in the mail.
by hondo1892
Tue May 26, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best yo stian in Curly Maple
Replies: 17
Views: 319

Re: Best yo stian in Curly Maple

Go over to youtube and look up Jim Kibler video's. He shows how he stains his maple gun stocks and makes the curl pop more. He makes muzzleloading rifle kits.
by hondo1892
Mon May 25, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in Kentucky boolit molds
Replies: 19
Views: 638

Re: FS in Kentucky boolit molds

It could work but it is not a gas check bullet. I like the RCBS .32 gas check bullet much better.
by hondo1892
Sun May 24, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in Kentucky boolit molds
Replies: 19
Views: 638

Re: FS in Kentucky boolit molds

Brs my address is, Brian Barker, 8268 Upper Brush Creek Rd., Hustonville, KY 40437. I prefer postal money orders for payment.
by hondo1892
Sun May 24, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nickel plated brass
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Re: Nickel plated brass

I try to ball my .357 brass as little as possible. The last time I loaded up some rounds, probably sixty I had six or seven pieces that cracked. I have not had the problem with .38 spl cases. I also thought that maybe the pressure that the .357 is loaded to may have some effect also.
by hondo1892
Sun May 24, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nickel plated brass
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Nickel plated brass

I like how nickel brass stays shiny and doesn't get tarnished. However when reloading nickel cartridges I tend to have quite a bit of mouth cracking when I bell them. Is there any way to keep the cracking to a minimum? I've never heard of annealing nickel like brass can be done. I've been staying aw...
by hondo1892
Sat May 23, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in Kentucky boolit molds
Replies: 19
Views: 638

Re: FS in Kentucky boolit molds

Blackriver here is a photo of the mold blocks. I'll send you a pm.
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by hondo1892
Fri May 22, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in Kentucky boolit molds
Replies: 19
Views: 638

Re: FS in Kentucky boolit molds

Blackriver do you have any .357 mag, 38 spl, or 44 spl or mag. brass that you would want to trade with?
by hondo1892
Fri May 22, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Explains A Lot
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: This Explains A Lot

I was going to say something but decided it's better that I don't.
by hondo1892
Fri May 22, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: wuhanFlu
Replies: 15
Views: 431

Re: wuhanFlu

I think of the hydroxy and zinc like chemo and radiation used on cancer. If you use chemo or radiation early on cancer they work well but wait till the last stage and nothing helps the person most times. I may be wrong but thats me thinking.
by hondo1892
Fri May 22, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in Kentucky boolit molds
Replies: 19
Views: 638

Re: FS in Kentucky boolit molds

Blackriver it is a 457193 mold.
by hondo1892
Thu May 21, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in Kentucky boolit molds
Replies: 19
Views: 638

Re: FS in Kentucky boolit molds

The mold is in good shape. I think there is a tiny bit of surface rust at the nose of the cavity. I will have to look at it closer in the daylight. The outside of the blocks are a bit rusty but all the screws and present and the sprue plate works proper. If I can find some time I'll try to cast a co...
by hondo1892
Thu May 21, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: wuhanFlu
Replies: 15
Views: 431

Re: wuhanFlu

Some Drs are saying hydroxy is deadly and others saying they have been prescribing it for forty years with no problems. So once again who do you believe? Too many people are letting their politics muddy up the truth which is really going to hurt the health care profession in my opinion.
by hondo1892
Thu May 21, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new pistol
Replies: 13
Views: 498

Re: new pistol

Never shot one of their 22/45 pistols but I love my MKII bull barrel. It's probably the most accurate 22 handgun I've owned. Have fun with it when it gets over the carona virus.
by hondo1892
Thu May 21, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: wuhanFlu
Replies: 15
Views: 431

Re: wuhanFlu

There is an article in Virology Journal from Aug. 22, 2005 about a study that was done with hydroxychloroquine and SARs. It states that it helped deter SARs if it was taken before and would help after the virus was contracted. SARs isn't exactly the same as this corona strain but really close so is ...
by hondo1892
Thu May 21, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smith & Wesson model 19
Replies: 21
Views: 649

Re: Smith & Wesson model 19

Thanks tycer I didn't know that the lighter bullets would do that. I usually load 158 lead swc at lower levels and shoot hot loads once in awhile.
by hondo1892
Wed May 20, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed vs open carry
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: Concealed vs open carry

I've been shot a few times by the concealed carry guys. The open carry fellows I never let get that close.
by hondo1892
Wed May 20, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dinosaur Hunter
Replies: 8
Views: 328

Re: Dinosaur Hunter

I owned two Marlins in 45/70. Back when I was around twenty I stoked up the loads to shoot through my first one and was that ever a mistake. The rifle was so light and I was about 120 pounds soaking wet so I had no natural padding back then. I quickly picked up the bad habit of flinching when I pull...
by hondo1892
Wed May 20, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smith & Wesson model 19
Replies: 21
Views: 649

Smith & Wesson model 19

My dad surgery yesterday and I wasn't aloud in the hospital until he was sent to a room. So I was making the rounds to gun stores and when I went into one of my regular shops a guy had four revolvers and two auto's he wanted to put up on consignment. I happened to walk by and seen a Smith that I tho...
by hondo1892
Wed May 20, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jacketed Vs Cast Reloading
Replies: 27
Views: 568

Re: Jacketed Vs Cast Reloading

Nice rifle Rube.
by hondo1892
Wed May 20, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in Kentucky boolit molds
Replies: 19
Views: 638

Re: FS in Kentucky boolit molds

BRS I do still have it. I'll try to get some photo's of it for you. I'm taking care of my dad right now so it may take a day or two to get them.
by hondo1892
Tue May 19, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jacketed Vs Cast Reloading
Replies: 27
Views: 568

Re: Jacketed Vs Cast Reloading

You could check out cast boolit forum also. Tons of cast boolit loads on that site.
by hondo1892
Mon May 18, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back open?
Replies: 18
Views: 496

Re: Back open?

I took my dad for a pre-op today so he could get a stress test and I had to chuckle. We went in to register and the seats were six feet apart but no one cleaned the seats after someone was setting in them. They didn't clean the desk with disinfectant while we were there. I seen restaurants clean mor...
by hondo1892
Mon May 18, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 special
Replies: 21
Views: 545

Re: 32 special

I have a Winchester 94 carbine made in the 20's in .32 Special. Yes I like it very much but I like odd caliber guns. I have the RCBS mold for it and I have another by Accurate that has two different bullets for the .32, a twin of the RCBS design and the other is a 165 grain bullet. The lighter one d...
by hondo1892
Sat May 16, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Two of my favorite 1911s
Replies: 16
Views: 379

Re: Two of my favorite 1911s

My favorite is a combat commander Colt. I made a set of ivory grips for it but those bone grips you have are really nice.
by hondo1892
Fri May 15, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: H.R. 5717
Replies: 0
Views: 250

H.R. 5717

Hey does anyone know if this bill is going anywhere? My cousin just sent me a message about it and I looked it up. It said it had been sent to committee but didn't see anything about it getting to the floor for vote. This bill is about licensing for owning firearms and to buy ammo. I don't think it ...
by hondo1892
Fri May 15, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stainless steel tumblers
Replies: 12
Views: 294

Re: Stainless steel tumblers

Thanks guys. I was cleaning my garage today and found a box that was from a bowl for a tumbler. I remember now buying it because my old bowl needed replacing. So I have two tumblers but one has been lost in our move. I went through almost everything in the garage and haven't found it yet so I may ha...
by hondo1892
Fri May 15, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Deer hunting with Henry .45 Colt
Replies: 25
Views: 568

Re: Deer hunting with Henry .45 Colt

Welcome to the crowd. I live and hunt in Casey county and a hundred yard shot is long distance shooting for me. I usually use a lever rifle for my hunting or a muzzleloader because of short distance. I find that lever rifle are just plain fun to shoot compared to bolts or semiauto rifles. Used to ow...
by hondo1892
Wed May 13, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Baby cradles.
Replies: 12
Views: 265

Re: Baby cradles.

Wiish I could have got by making a rocking cradle. My daughter wanted a full size crib. Nice looking cradles.
by hondo1892
Tue May 12, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stainless steel tumblers
Replies: 12
Views: 294

Stainless steel tumblers

I've been thinking about getting a new tumbler for cleaning my brass. My old Lyman is about forty years old and the media just doesn't clean like the stainless pins do. Midway has a Frankford Arsenal tumbler kit on sale right now for $160 something. Does anyone here have one or what brand would you ...
by hondo1892
Tue May 12, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brand new shooter to train
Replies: 15
Views: 246

Re: Brand new shooter to train

Congratulations on the new little one. Being a grandparent is great stuff.
by hondo1892
Mon May 11, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More Elk Stag Grips
Replies: 8
Views: 485

Re: More Elk Stag Grips

Very nice looking grips. I've always liked stag grips over ivory or mother of pearl. I want to get a set for a USFA rodeo that I have but find other things I want more when I have the cash.
by hondo1892
Sun May 10, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 32 Special
Replies: 8
Views: 299

Re: Winchester 94 32 Special

Does the letter say what caliber it was when it left the warehouse. Sometimes they had barrel swaps done at the factory before they were shipped and sometimes an owner sent them back to get a new barrel put on them. Then there is the possibility that some one bought the rifle but the barrel was real...
by hondo1892
Fri May 08, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New to me 1881 Marlin 40cal
Replies: 26
Views: 549

Re: New to me 1881 Marlin 40cal

I don't have any advise but nice looking rifle you have there.
by hondo1892
Wed May 06, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Plantation foreman under fire...
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: Plantation foreman under fire...

I hear about that today on the radio. Our constitution is getting shredded with this virus shutdown. I hope some of these people that are playing mini dictators get sued really big. I'm not one for suing people but this is one time I wish some folks would get their pants sued off of them. Here in Ke...
by hondo1892
Mon May 04, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puppies eyes are starting to open
Replies: 19
Views: 356

Re: Puppies eyes are starting to open

Cute little buggers.
by hondo1892
Sat May 02, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in Kentucky boolit molds
Replies: 19
Views: 638

FS in Kentucky boolit molds

I have a couple of molds for sale that I found while cleaning my reloading bench up. First is a Lyman .45, 405 gr mold I think its the 457193 but will have to check to make sure. I want $40.00 for it shipped. I also have a Saeco .32/40 mold it's the 165 grain mold it is brand new never used. I want ...
by hondo1892
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger GP100 .44
Replies: 22
Views: 1001

Re: Ruger GP100 .44

Thanks YK it's good to hear from someone that has one.

Had a .44 magnum don't care to have another. I enjoy shooting but not interested in hunting with one so the special is plenty for me.
by hondo1892
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Farewell to Hondo
Replies: 24
Views: 697

Re: Farewell to Hondo

Thanks everyone. I'm not without a pooch right now. I have been taking care of my daughter and son-in-laws dog most of his life. For some reason he refuses to behave at their house but is fine for me.
by hondo1892
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Farewell to Hondo
Replies: 24
Views: 697

Farewell to Hondo

Hondo was my mountain cur buddy for almost twelve years. I have followed Hondo up and down hills chasing squirrels most of his life. He started having problems and was walking like he was drunk. A trip to the vet and she gave us bad news and said he probably had a liver tumor. We came home with some...
by hondo1892
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Like a Normal Day....
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Re: Like a Normal Day....

Pitchy do you have a milk man or a milk cow. Hard to think about nine months without milk.
by hondo1892
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest 1895 Winchester And A Few Test Shots
Replies: 13
Views: 454

Re: Latest 1895 Winchester And A Few Test Shots

Thanks for sharing your really cool rifle. I'm surprised that you didn't cut the gopher in two.
by hondo1892
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woohan red death rant
Replies: 26
Views: 680

Re: Woohan red death rant

There are a few protesting but they are made out like they are bafoons and don't care about their fellow man. I have seen post on fb from people that know history and still are upset by the protesters. I'm with you marlin on people wanting to be told what to do by the government. I afraid my new gra...
by hondo1892
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger GP100 .44
Replies: 22
Views: 1001

Re: Ruger GP100 .44

Thanks guys. Didn't think about the Ruger forum, I'll give it a look.
by hondo1892
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woohan red death rant
Replies: 26
Views: 680

Woohan red death rant

I'm about to blow my stack. I try not to listen to or watch the daily updates about the virus(my wife has to watch every day). The news people ask some of the dumbest questions and some of the "experts" burn me up with some of their stuff. Our great governor here in Kentucky was threatening Trump to...