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by Sixgun
Mon May 25, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dirty Harry 44?
Replies: 38
Views: 569

Re: Dirty Harry 44?

Ok Fred...I'll check her out....mom says I'm not allowed to work today...she took the key to the Kubota and locked up chains, axes, chainsaw, hammers, fence post nails....etc. so I decided (in the garage at the moment) to shoot carpenter bees with the 1890....got 7 out of 15 rounds and one with the ...
by Sixgun
Mon May 25, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dirty Harry 44?
Replies: 38
Views: 569

Re: Dirty Harry 44?

For sake of arguement, let's keep this thread focused on the first one or two Dirty Harry movies....the succeeding ones were worthless. Sometimes I get the Dirty Harry movies and Charles Bronson Death Wish movies mixed up....hence my previously mentioned Wildly. :D Forget the model 25 in 45 Colt as ...
by Sixgun
Mon May 25, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

I smell page 86..... there's LOTS of prizes for this upcoming page. ---6
by Sixgun
Mon May 25, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

I got a thing for fried onions....I'll eat an entire onion with one cheeseburger.

Tom...don't invite Stacey over for corn on the cob...you might have some explaining to do to the trash man.

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by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted: .351 Winchester SL Bullet Mold
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: Wanted: .351 Winchester SL Bullet Mold

That's going to be a tough one to fine and a custom one won't be cheap either. Just get a quality tight gas check mould for the 35 Remington ......with the right alloy you can get them to come out at .357 or 358. Size down two times starting with a .355 sizer then down to .353 which will be .002 ove...
by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dirty Harry 44?
Replies: 38
Views: 569

Re: Dirty Harry 44?

In the early series of the Dirty Harry movies the model 25 wasn't even around and it sure wasn't an original 1950 target in 45 Colt ...there's only a few of them around. In the later series Clint used big caliber autos like the wildly and the 44 auto mag I don't believe Hollywood would have had any ...
by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Memorial Weekend old standbys !
Replies: 8
Views: 119

Re: Memorial Weekend old standbys !

Ha! Mel Brooks...he's great........

Blazing Saddles!
by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Memorial Weekend old standbys !
Replies: 8
Views: 119

Re: Memorial Weekend old standbys !

Ha! Ain't that the truth....with FIOS we have something like 1500 channels.....scrolling through I might find 3 that I like and yep, most were made in forties or fifties....a few good ones about the Vietnam war came out sometime back, like "Platoon", "Apocalypse Now", American Sniper..etc....Don't w...
by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

I sense a major red wave this election year.....even unknowledgable people are realizing how important it is to own some self protection. Dang Gunny...that is a snazzy looking truck with lots of class. I see you like foe doe's. Personal preference as I like two doe's with no back seat.....keeps peop...
by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jacketed Vs Cast Reloading
Replies: 27
Views: 458

Re: Jacketed Vs Cast Reloading

Yes Rube...you have to experiment.....nothing is written in stone with cast bullets.Ive been telling people for years to use the fattest bullet the chamber will accept..........in calibers 30 and on up....for some reason unknown to me the smaller diameter calibers prefer groove diameter or a thou ov...
by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Jay.. Gravity only works if it's a limb or a tree that's standing over something expensive...or you.....any other time you have to crawl up there and work to bring it down.......well, two hours ago and I'm still sitting here....wish I had a youngster like you or Gunny to climb up there for me. If yo...
by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Hey...hey...there Gunny...my pal Jay can HAVE the grinder...I can barely lift it....weighs around 12-14 pounds.....

Got to get that limb down....it's the one to the right about 10' over the ladder above the propane tank.


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by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Those Winchester 44-40 WHV Loads
Replies: 12
Views: 321

Re: Those Winchester 44-40 WHV Loads

I am curious as to what shot the lock? Howdy Rube......ahhhhh nothing special...just 55 gr. ball .223 out of an AR.......I figure once you loose the key of a lock it still has a use. I shoot all kinds of stuff like that, the latest was my alarm clock that got me up at 5 a.m.for 44 years....gave it ...
by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Alrighty now....the Fredster is going shooting and The Gunny is hanging in the silage pit......rats?.....a silage pit? never heard of that...wouldn't the silage rot? I heard lots of stories when my wife and her sisters were little and how their father would make them climb the ladder up the silo to ...
by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Whoa....now I know why you guys get up early.......so you can have a decent normal conversation without me saying stupid stuff! And I thought we were pals. :( Well....Jay...beautiful pics. ......studied everyone....is that red one in one of the first pics a Scrambler? I don't think the new Jeep pick...
by Sixgun
Sun May 24, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Well Griff.....looks like we winners hang together......Gunny is a champion trap/skeet shooter and master class wood worker, Tom is an expert with Mustangs & Marlins, Jay is #1 in Jeepin" & half magazine carbines and Old Savage is a world class soft stuff handler and golf connoisseur...........yea.....
by Sixgun
Sat May 23, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Griff......you had a GREAT day bro! Seeems like the older we get the less of those come along......for me, it's the way I perceive the day as not much excites me anymore....been there and done that and too old to learn new tricks. Well...the lightning works good which is a major plus....no brag..fac...
by Sixgun
Sat May 23, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bad Genes
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: Bad Genes

Catshooter wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 8:18 pm
Are her teeth social distancing
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Dang Cat...you and I would get along just fine...... :D That's my kind of humor!---6
by Sixgun
Sat May 23, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Gunny....how does ANYONE wake up automatically and wide awake? I need TWO alarm clocks and that's even after 7-9 hours of sleep......off the subject ...the year 1968.....the place....summer Boy Scout camp in the Pocono's....I was known for being a sound sleeper.........the other guys carried me whil...
by Sixgun
Sat May 23, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unertl Scopes
Replies: 9
Views: 141

Re: Unertl Scopes

Like Marlinman, I've played with more than a few of the old scopes from back in the day...not to his extent but enough to make a somewhat decent comparison. The old scopes bring crazy money and were a major plus on the value of an old gun if it was all contemporary. But like all progress, the old sc...
by Sixgun
Fri May 22, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

I don't get it......Griff...you need money for targets? :D What do those groups mean in inches? I realize the gun probably has an open sight which is not great for our semi old eyes and probably a knife edge for a front sight..... The bullets do appear to being hitting straight on....flyers are prob...
by Sixgun
Fri May 22, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Gunny....that's my life's savings.....plus I had a typo....The "g" should have been "c" for cents. Hey Tom......what pulled you out of the woodwork? Hey Fred.......look at the sampling of 32-20 bullets from the ancient mould......THEY were the FIRST to be offered to the public for casting the 32-20....
by Sixgun
Fri May 22, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bad Genes
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Bad Genes

Talk about bad genes........

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by Sixgun
Fri May 22, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Old Savage.....you will notice that the Lyman 3118 does NOT have a crimp groove. This bullet was designed in the balck powder days when you would fill the case with black and just seat the bullet on top. The powder would keep the bullet from sliding down in the case while in a tube magazine. For rev...
by Sixgun
Fri May 22, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Fred....your office looks fine....you ought to see my basement....---6
by Sixgun
Fri May 22, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Your welcome Fred.......on a serious note, those bullets look almost perfect because they are made from straight Linotype.....the mould is for the 115 Lyman 3118 and the bullets usually come out at 117 grains with normal alloy...I believe those are 110 without the lube..... Normally, my bullets have...
by Sixgun
Thu May 21, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Ok Griff...it works.......guns can detect stress.......you probably did it 100 times and perfect but when you make a video, there's a barb....did you try the "hold trigger back and pump?" One time at a cowboy match upstate, the targets were so close I fired from the hip holding the trigger back, pum...
by Sixgun
Thu May 21, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Hey Griff.....there are two kinds of horse owners....ones with money and ones who used to have money but the horses ate it all up..I fit in the latter....so that means ....to the dealer that if you ask for a trailer they know you have money so they don't bargain because if you fit in the group I fit...
by Sixgun
Thu May 21, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Those Winchester 44-40 WHV Loads
Replies: 12
Views: 321

Re: Those Winchester 44-40 WHV Loads

That is some pretty neat stuff back in the day. I've been collecting this stuff for close to 50 years and I've had a lot of it. Even had a box of 45-70 high velocity.....sold it along with others...still have two boxes of 25-20 hi vel and a broken box ..near full...of 38-40 high velocity with 130 gr...
by Sixgun
Thu May 21, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

OK Fred....they look good especially right now as I'm hungry as a horse.........

Sunshine and 70 degrees........believe I like the the spring better than the fall. Must be because I used to relate the fall with hunting season and now I relate the spring with warm weather....
by Sixgun
Thu May 21, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dirty Harry 44?
Replies: 38
Views: 569

Re: Dirty Harry 44?

Fred...my bet would be yes, it was a 44.....while I don't remember exactly but could you imagine the fallout had he used a 357/41? .....many frontal shots are in his movies and I never heard any different. What I do know is that in 1974 I paid $400 for a 6.5" nickel when the going price was $250.......
by Sixgun
Thu May 21, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Jay....young man, let me separate you from your parents for just a moment to "take you under my wing". This is a secret that our wives or old fashioned parents are not to know of:
"The man who dies with the most toys is the winner!" :D
by Sixgun
Thu May 21, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Are you a 'moral' person, or not...???
Replies: 12
Views: 358

Re: Are you a 'moral' person, or not...???

Doc, I'm ashamed of you. As an individual who has taken the Hippocratic Oath and has dedicated his life to save and preserve Gods creation, I find it appalling you would present the board with such devilish humor. Me, on the other hand, have taken no such oath but I still would save her as that woul...
by Sixgun
Wed May 20, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Looks like Griff is the only one who can say he played with guns in a real way.....I like to hear some stories with the 1928 Thompson. The Lightning looks like new....remember, when you load it the action has to be open and if it's like the originals it will fire just by holding the trigger back and...
by Sixgun
Wed May 20, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Master Gunny......Jay Bird thanks you..I'll talk to him later........OK, somewhat stupid question....I like to know these things.....the engine.....you think the engine is original as to the block or maybe the manifolds......understand that the pistons, bearings, etc. have been changed......are they...
by Sixgun
Wed May 20, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

I won 84.....big deal......must be the highlight of my life.......yes...Old Savage ...YOU are a world traveler and man about town....so I take it you are in the sixth row all the way to the right, just in front of the black guy?.... Griff is a world traveler too and Gunny, Tom and Jay sure has got a...
by Sixgun
Wed May 20, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Fred....your in brother!! You know what your doing says "the boss". My grandfathers father owned a commercial orange growing business in Sicily and he sent my grandfather to the states in 1912 when he was 18 as the government there was grabbing up the young boys to be killed in the war.....his belon...
by Sixgun
Tue May 19, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Ok Fred....what's in the meatballs besides meat?......the superintendent wants to know and if you get her approval, you will be elevated as a "prospect" in the Mafia world....you will need a handle and a name change that ends in "i" or "o".---6
by Sixgun
Tue May 19, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

$805 for a throttle control body? Ahhhhh ain't gonna comment.
by Sixgun
Tue May 19, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

August 22nd is when the Gun Room replaced the old defunct and intellectually inferior Garand Post which was up to IIRC 99 pages. We are gonna break that timeline easily. Remember now, no bad words, have respect, and write intelligently and we will charge past page 100 by the end of June. :D Oh come ...
by Sixgun
Tue May 19, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Half inch SPLINTER. I thought it was ......half inch SPHINCTER! :D Funny how just a couple letters can completely change the meaning of a sentence.........and what I think of Gunny! :D Ha! I like Dat! To be honest I don't even know how to spell that...I just call it an a............. H. Well.....we...
by Sixgun
Tue May 19, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Oh man! You get to have aaallllll the fun. Yea.....once or twice in a lifetime you get to be first in line at any government building...don't happen often. Shame on the horse trailer.....my BIL sold his gooseneck all aluminum trailer two years ago....he had it for 15 years and may have been used 3 t...
by Sixgun
Tue May 19, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Fred.....just got back from the docs......but first..... The omelette ...yes, looks super .....even better as I'm hungry as heck......mom asks what the eyeballs are for.... $750 for a monthly payment?....that's not far from my total income.......my first new car was a '74 Nova and the payments were ...
by Sixgun
Mon May 18, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

OK, I get it now....I never understood a lease......I remember guys at work saying it had to be near perfect when they went to turn them in......my take it's better to lease if you make a lot of money and live a clean professional life....as to clean clothes, suit & tie, paved roads, you know, the l...
by Sixgun
Mon May 18, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Yea...what rifles? Gunny..did you buy the new diesel truck? Man! You guys got money.....rifles...trucks...only thing I get is an airplane that uses a rubber band and then I got to sell stuff to eat.....think I'll change my name to Juan or Chico.
by Sixgun
Mon May 18, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Ha! "Like it when a plan comes together" "snap!".... that was quite a plan Gunny......did you get Eisenhower, Patton and Montgomery to help plan it?. :D :D ...... Rat traps...now you got me thinking as I need a few of them..I used to catch some big field rats back when we had a fair amount of horses...
by Sixgun
Mon May 18, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How did henry get so popular?
Replies: 31
Views: 701

Re: How did henry get so popular?

There are two kinds of Italians......the ones in Italy and the ones in The U.S. of A.........Lou Imperato and his son Tony, founders of the Henry Repeating Arms business are Americans of Italian heritage..... These Italians are the ones who should be making the guns you buy....but..that's my opinion...
by Sixgun
Mon May 18, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

Wow Fred....you are the "man about town" or more properly, "the man about sky". That would be extremely cool...the glider sounds cool too......always wondered about gliders....what do you do if there's no place to put it down as the elevation of the glider drops? About the coolest thing I ever did w...
by Sixgun
Mon May 18, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4252
Views: 62225

Re: The Gun Room

:D thanks for the laugh....see ya tomorrow.....nighty night and I hope the bed bugs don't bite.---6
by Sixgun
Sun May 17, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suppressor
Replies: 28
Views: 495

Re: Suppressor

I keep saying I need to get one or two of those.......they will NEVER be a non NFA item here in the states......too much money to be made for the Feds ...that and the "Gangsta culture" would abuse it.---6