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by vancelw
Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Went to a small gun show today.
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Went to a small gun show today.

I'm ashamed to say I drove BY a gun show today. :lol: Took a post-ice-apocalypse road trip to buy some factory wheels and tires for my new truck. Drove the back roads on the way home and passed the Bonham civic center. I told myself I was out of cash and white-knuckled right on by. :) I'm out of roo...
by vancelw
Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Make Holster Is This
Replies: 7
Views: 178

Re: What Make Holster Is This

I have a holster I've had for years that I always thought was a hunter. Finally realized it was a S&W one day. Explains the thicker leather.
by vancelw
Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies
Replies: 16
Views: 363

Re: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies

Rats! Just checked my Starline order. I'd have sworn the 32 SWL brass was in stock when I ordered it, but the order shows "Backordered" for it and the 327 brass as well... That seems to be a rampant affliction nowadays. Either the software, or the people in charge of feeding the the data to the sof...
by vancelw
Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB in KY: 357 magnum brass
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: WTB in KY: 357 magnum brass

PM sent
by vancelw
Thu Feb 04, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: ? masking ?
Replies: 71
Views: 1219

Re: ? masking ?

Amen, Doc
by vancelw
Thu Feb 04, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: ? masking ?
Replies: 71
Views: 1219

Re: ? masking ?

Where is that requirement? Well, according to these folks : "Generally, in America, nudity is against the law in public places. Moreover, nudity is also generally illegal on a person’s own property if the nude person is visible to the public, such as through an open window or sunbathing nude in som...
by vancelw
Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: ? masking ?
Replies: 71
Views: 1219

Re: ? masking ?

So, is a requirement to wear clothes in public also tyranny? I don't care if someone doesn't wear a seat belt or a crash helmet, just so long as others are not held liable for the additional injuries he might incur in any accident. Where is that requirement? Not even in Texas, middle of the Bible b...
by vancelw
Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: ? masking ?
Replies: 71
Views: 1219

Re: ? masking ?

Required wearing of masks, seat belts, helmets and life jackets is indeed, tyranny.

Stop signs and traffic light on public roads, not so much.

If a person can't discern the difference between those two groups, they probably like wrestling with pigs.
by vancelw
Sun Jan 31, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what scopes for scout position?
Replies: 13
Views: 293

Re: what scopes for scout position?

thanks fellas gives me some options to check out. main reason for scope is the eyesight isnt great for seeing things at range. Targets blur into the background these days, also my astigmatisms give red dots a cracked windsheild effect. I see good through bolt rifle scopes so will see how an IER sco...
by vancelw
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what scopes for scout position?
Replies: 13
Views: 293

Re: what scopes for scout position?

Can anyone suggest some scope models that suit the scout position on top eject lever guns? Does the eye relief require 'pistol scopes' or are there other scopes with enough eye relief? Pistol scopes are EER (extended eye relief). Scout scopes are usually IER (intermediate eye relief) Your needs may...
by vancelw
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blackhawk vs KFrame
Replies: 42
Views: 1413

Re: Blackhawk vs KFrame

piller wrote:
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:51 pm
In a pistol, the .327 Federal is hotter. In a rifle, with the higher pressure .32-20 loads, the extra powder makes a bit of difference.
If you ever get this way I'll let you shoot and chono my loads and see if you still think that.
by vancelw
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amazon Has " Some" Reloading Equipment
Replies: 13
Views: 519

Re: Amazon Has " Some" Reloading Equipment

I have been looking for some 9mm dies. I checked Amazon. There are 2 sets of dies for sale, one for $159.00 and one for $160.00!!!! For a $40 set of dies! Check back every now and then My search results were the same, then a few days later I found some new RCBS carbide dies at $57. Not cheap, but n...
by vancelw
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piller, and other Texans
Replies: 15
Views: 489

Re: Piller, and other Texans

Larkbill wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:13 am
Texas Rangers Hall of Fame in Waco is one of the best museum I've seen in recent years. My wife loved it too.
Yes!
Although it did kill me to see Winchester 1895s listed as being .30-30 caliber :lol: I couldn't get a good enough look to see if it was actually a .30 Army, .30-'03 or .30-'06
by vancelw
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piller, and other Texans
Replies: 15
Views: 489

Re: Piller, and other Texans

3leggedturtle wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:49 pm
There is a gunshow in Waxahachi February 6th and 7th. Just happened to see this when looking at an unrelated topic. Anyone gonna go? Weather looks nice too. Todd/3leg
Hmmm...I actually have that weekend off for once.
I need to sell some things. My safe won't close...
1st world problems :?
by vancelw
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blackhawk vs KFrame
Replies: 42
Views: 1413

Re: Blackhawk vs KFrame

Most of us. 32 wcf affeccionados who reload are well aware of the differences in normal pressure loads and the HV loads we make. I shoot mine in my model 53 Browning and my Ruger Buckeye. And no, .327 Federal won't do what HV .32-20 will. Close, but not quite. I doubt I will ever use my HV loads in ...
by vancelw
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blackhawk vs KFrame
Replies: 42
Views: 1413

Re: Blackhawk vs KFrame

I have, for a long time, wanted a double-action revolver that would handle HV .32-20. No luck. Gunsmiths want a fortune for the conversion. Always mumble about the extraction.... I have a Cimarron Model P, Jr in .32-20/.32 H&R mag and a Ruger Buckeye in .32-20/.32 H&R mag. I am tempted to ream the B...
by vancelw
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 creedmore
Replies: 35
Views: 1275

Re: 6.5 creedmore

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by vancelw
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reciever sight for a Browning 1895 .30-06
Replies: 14
Views: 459

Re: Reciever sight for a Browning 1895 .30-06

I have mine sighted in to where I am about 4" low at 200 yards. Not quite MPBR. Any farther than that and the front post covers up too much of the target/animal. I haven't moved the settings since then
I did have to cobble a taller front sight
by vancelw
Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: David, Porn?
Replies: 14
Views: 1430

Re: David, Porn?

cas wrote:
Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:05 pm
Send me the links to these alleged porn sites, and I'll look into it. :lol:
Just post your credit card info here...
Cut out the middleman and maybe some of us can snag some nice rifles instead of every body overseas gettnew rocket launchers...
by vancelw
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Night Owls
Replies: 14
Views: 697

Re: Night Owls

I get up at 0600 (that's sleeping in if I was on day shift) and then lay down for a 3 to 4 hour nap about noon before going to work that 1st night on back shift.
I am too old to be awake more than 20 hours at a time anymore.
And switching from days to nights and back messes up my coffee intake.
by vancelw
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Q: Win./Miroku 1895 Takedown in .30-06
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: Q: Win./Miroku 1895 Takedown in .30-06

Not sure how rare they are....I've had 2 of them.
Should have converted one to .35 Whelen but I absolutely hate the tang safety so I let them both go.

I doubt you will ever shoot enough to wear out one.
by vancelw
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reciever sight for a Browning 1895 .30-06
Replies: 14
Views: 459

Re: Reciever sight for a Browning 1895 .30-06

I have a Providence Tool company pattern 21 sight on my 1895 Browning (that I got off of Jason, in fact).
It came with drill bit and tap needed to complete installation. Very pleased.
by vancelw
Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: redneck flashlight mount
Replies: 15
Views: 627

Re: redneck flashlight mount

There are lots of affordable flashlight mounts available.
I'll post links later if I can find them.

But...

I have zip tied more than one flashlight to a pump shotgun or levergun. Works great, easily removed and replaced.
by vancelw
Fri Dec 25, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Explosion in Nashville
Replies: 9
Views: 444

Re: Explosion in Nashville

My 1st thought was that fraud witnesses were being Epsteined.
by vancelw
Fri Dec 25, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Explosion in Nashville
Replies: 9
Views: 444

Re: Explosion in Nashville

So far, the worst damage was to AT&T it seems.
Wonder what the real target was?
by vancelw
Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you love puppies ...
Replies: 6
Views: 394

Re: If you love puppies ...

Yeah....that water wheel would last 5 minutes tops around my destructahound
by vancelw
Fri Dec 18, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020 - Final Update
Replies: 24
Views: 1287

Re: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020

How much is the rent for private "rooms"?

:lol: :lol:

As much as a Rossi or as much as a pickup?
by vancelw
Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Done
Replies: 85
Views: 2763

Re: 'Winchesters' vs 'Winchesters' vs 'Winchesters'

You don't really want to know what I think of the BHA rifles.. The ones I've handled don't begin to live up to their hype.. They are purty though... BHA had a booth at Dallas Safari Club Convention one year. If the rifles they had for show guns were the cream of the crop, I sure wouldn't be impress...
by vancelw
Sat Dec 12, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020 - Final Update
Replies: 24
Views: 1287

Re: Bi-annual Leverguns Community Hosting Drive - 2020

I just love using anti-gun Paypal for a pro-gun cause, and Leverguns.com is one of my favorite websites. I appreciate all that you do! :D Shasta That's the way I see it as well... Yep :D :D My liberal employer gives us safety money every month. With the exception of 2 sets of tires, I have spent al...
by vancelw
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?
Replies: 44
Views: 2144

Re: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?

marlinman93 wrote:
Wed Dec 02, 2020 12:23 pm
Well written Vance!
That's McPherson...No credit to me at all.

But I DO love my .32 Special rifles... :D
And the other 3 dozen leverguns :oops:
by vancelw
Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?
Replies: 44
Views: 2144

Re: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?

The Tables are messed up, but you can figure it out. ________________________________________________________ WHAT MAKES IT /SPECIAL/? * By: M. L. McPherson Synopsis: Debate over the ballistic virtues and superiority of one chambering verses another are common. The discussion comparing the 30-30 Win...
by vancelw
Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?
Replies: 44
Views: 2144

Re: 32 Win Spcl to 30-30 Conversion?

.32 Special beats .30 wcf any day!
I have a model 94 and a 336A-DL.

Cheaper to sell your rifle and buy a 30-30 than to rebarrel.

Or...buy the 10 boxes and be done with it.
by vancelw
Fri Nov 27, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What’s under your bed?
Replies: 37
Views: 1854

Re: What’s under your bed?

I think the cat may be under there....
Haven't seen her in a few years :?

My TAC-14 stays in whatever vehicle I am driving. Just in case I turn down the wrong street and accidentally end up in the middle of a riot.

With 00 buck is a a handful, but not unmanageable and definitely persuasive
by vancelw
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45 colt revolver vs carbine
Replies: 16
Views: 2609

Re: 45 colt revolver vs carbine

My +P+ loads (PMC 45HA) using 300gr Hornady XTP Mag bullets gets 1250 fps out of a 5.5" Vaquero and 1400 fps out of a 24" Winchester 1892.
by vancelw
Fri Oct 02, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My holy grail of leverguns
Replies: 15
Views: 1835

Re: My holy grail of leverguns

crs wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:43 am
Congrats Peter.

BTW, will you be in my part of Texas?
:lol:

Don't you remember us all eating at your house?

6 years ago :)

Ain't life grand?
by vancelw
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions
Replies: 18
Views: 1699

Re: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions

B.T.W. there is no better a powder charger/measure for the navy colt than a spent .40 s & w case..... and this..... http://milesfortis.us/mcump/mc18.htm Thanks for the link...and the reminder. I actually have a set of volume measures from 10 to 80 grains. I soon figured out that a .458 Lott caseful...
by vancelw
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the Henry Original Henry rifle worth the price compared to the uberti henry rifle
Replies: 28
Views: 1289

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

I've had a couple of Uberti Henry rifles and still have several Uberti/Cimarron 1866 and 1873 rifles. I've seen and handled several "Henry Original" rifles at the guns stores but never owned or shot one. Even at the same price, I'd buy an Uberti. Both are replicas. The brand name is worth nothing, a...
by vancelw
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AR-50 UPDATE
Replies: 15
Views: 823

Re: AR-50 UPDATE

piller wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:36 pm
Too hot to hunt pigs. They will taste terrible right now.
The coyotes won't care... :D
by vancelw
Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions
Replies: 18
Views: 1699

Re: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions

Ugh... now I can't find #10 caps in stock anywhere :cry:

I thought I had a tin, but they must be #11 as they are very loose.

Oh well, getting enough hurricane rain that I can start reading my new copy of Percussion Pistols and Revolvers by Johnny Bates & Mike Cumpston
by vancelw
Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger grips
Replies: 4
Views: 437

Re: Ruger grips

4t5 wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 4:33 pm
I want a set of wood grips for my .327 sp101, and was wondering who is Ruger"s supplier?
Look at this place. I have bought some stocks off of them over the years

https://www.altamontco.com/pistol-grips/ruger
by vancelw
Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nurse exposing New York CoVid lies
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Re: Nurse exposing New York CoVid lies

Must be some truth to it...

FarceBok will NOT let me share it. Censored big time.
by vancelw
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions
Replies: 18
Views: 1699

Re: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions

Great suggestions and links....just what I was looking for. I had watched some few videos before, but was having to wade through too many weeds to get to the good stuff. So...on break at work I ordered enough stuff from 3 different places to basically fund another gun :oops: My .375 balls seated wel...
by vancelw
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions
Replies: 18
Views: 1699

Re: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions

Thanks for those replies. I've been looking and (like always) having a hard time finding all the things I want to buy in one location. I've got some never seize around here somewhere... The 1851 (the one I didn't shoot) has slix shot nipples on it. I will see how a cap fits on those. And that gives ...
by vancelw
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions
Replies: 18
Views: 1699

.36 Caliber Revolver - New shooter questions

Alright, we have people with all sorts of experience here. I need some hints. I recently acquired a couple of .36 caliber revolvers. An 1851 Navy and an 1861 Navy. Both are Uberti made. I finally made time to load and shoot one (the 1861) yesterday. It's a hoot, except for the cleaning.... I figured...
by vancelw
Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help with Winchester 1895 Providence Tool and Co
Replies: 11
Views: 939

Re: Need help with Winchester 1895 Providence Tool and Co

I used a dollar coin to make a front sight for my 1895 after I put a Providence sight on the rear.
Couldn't find a tall enough one to buy, and making one only cost me a dollar.
I think XS makes a front sight for th 1895, but I couldn't find one at the time
by vancelw
Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AARP, any real advantages?
Replies: 22
Views: 1797

Re: AARP, any real advantages?

You can get all the same benefits without joining an anti-2A organization. That alone is a deal breaker
by vancelw
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Overloading a Sixgun
Replies: 27
Views: 2050

Re: Overloading a Sixgun

:(
Danggit. I thought this was going to be a thread about Jack walking and chewing bubble gum at the same time.
:D
by vancelw
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How did they miss this one?
Replies: 7
Views: 894

Re: How did they miss this one?

I don't believe Edgar Rice Burroughs ever set foot in Africa. Pure fantasy.

By 4th grade, I had read all his Tarzan, Martian Chronicles, and Moon men books, as well as Pelludar.

Great stuff for a kid.

John Carter of Mars was probably the first superhero, not counting Roman, Norse and Greek gods.
by vancelw
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10mm revisited.
Replies: 19
Views: 2040

Re: 10mm revisited.

GunnyMack wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:28 pm
Now that gives me the bug for one of those! Moon clips?
I agree it probably wont break anytime soon!
Moon clips are for swing-out or top-break revolvers.

On a SA, you'd have to pull the center pin each time and lose any speed advantage.
by vancelw
Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most entertaining movies no one has seen
Replies: 64
Views: 4985

Re: Most entertaining movies no one has seen

The 1940 version of Gaslight. The 1944 version has more famous actors but is not as good a movie. I think the 1940 version is English, not Hollywood. This is, of course, the source of the phrase to "gaslight" someone. The 1940 version has a 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating, which I've seen very few of. ...