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by Larkbill
Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mohamet and the mountain......
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Re: Mohamet and the mountain......

My Grandmother had a miniature Dachshund who was death on any critter that violated his territory. Sadly his stubby little legs gave the advantage to the vast majority of violators. But one day a particularly aggressive feral tom decided to turn and make a stand. Big mistake. Hansi charged straight ...
by Larkbill
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Levergun accuracy
Replies: 35
Views: 1202

Re: Levergun accuracy

In modern pistol caliber carbines, the .38/.357 guns seem to shoot better for me than any other caliber. Mic worked over a Marlin 94 for me years ago (unfortunately that gun was later stolen) that we opened up to feed 180 gr XTP bullets seated in the rear cannelure over a jigger full of Lil Gun. Th...
by Larkbill
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Amazing how the Left just blatantly LIES...
Replies: 5
Views: 102

Re: Amazing how the Left just blatantly LIES...

They call the press the Fourth Estate and act like it's a critical part of our freedom, but is it really? Has there ever been a reliable and honest media? I think they've been biased to one side or the other since the beginning and we depended on the intelligence of our population to tell the differ...
by Larkbill
Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Rock star Dem DUI...............
Replies: 11
Views: 168

Re: Rock star Dem DUI...............

Deniro's problem is that he's played so many tough guys that now he thinks he is one. My Dad was a WWII Navy veteran, and I grew up mostly around WWII Marines and Army vets. Those were tough guys. But they didn't need to tell you so. You just knew it. Dad's best friend was a replacement on Guadacana...
by Larkbill
Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BASIC economics, but how many understand it...?
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: BASIC economics, but how many understand it...?

Not every job is meant to be a lifetime job that pays the bills. Starter jobs were around when I was young. They were a good idea. Paying $15 per hour for starter jobs is just insane. yep ! i agree . where i work at, I make 22.00/hr, the truck driver/shop helper makes 12.00/hr. If his wage goes up ...
by Larkbill
Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted in MO: 327 Federal or 32 H&R brass/dies
Replies: 16
Views: 348

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

I have some .32 acp dies you can have if they help.
by Larkbill
Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 Chambers
Replies: 4
Views: 208

Re: 30-30 Chambers

I have never done a chamber cast on any of mine, but that newer one seems to resemble the one in my 14" Contender. Fired cases interchange between that, my Remington 788, and my '74 Model 94. My Savage 325 will chamber those gun's cases, but it's fired cases won't begin to go in the others.
by Larkbill
Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197248

Re: The Gun Room

That sounds like a project I got roped into back in the 70's. Hired on to help an "old guy", I think he was mid 60's, work on the house he was fixing up. I was raising hogs at the time and figured anything that gave me a break from them was a step in the right direction. Oops. Half the bottom floor ...
by Larkbill
Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197248

Re: The Gun Room

Anybody have a newer Marlin with that dam red safety button on the receiver? I have a Jm 2006 1895 Marlin cowboy for a few months now and cant stand the safety! I received the blued safety delete from Beartooth Mercantile in the mail today. It took less than 48 hours to arrive. It took me 15 min to...
by Larkbill
Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Election Fraud
Replies: 6
Views: 116

Re: Election Fraud

I wish I could say I thought something would come of this, but they get away with everything. There are no checks and balances. There is only the Swamp vs the People.
by Larkbill
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197248

Re: The Gun Room

Oh yea Gunny....it's called "walking and farting".....you walk some and fanny burp and you accomplish two things.....1.) you make it harder for the "smeller" to pin point where it came from and 2.) you help to spread the smell for more people to enjoy........I was great at doing that at gunshows......
by Larkbill
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Gamekeeper Type of Day
Replies: 9
Views: 518

Re: A Gamekeeper Type of Day

Our grays are fat as raccoons. Our enormous pin oak has had great mast production the last few years, plus the squirrels have found something in the galls to eat. Wasp larvae? At least I figured out how they were getting in the shed and stopped that nonsense.
by Larkbill
Mon Feb 08, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Biden is not for equality, article shows....
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: Biden is not for equality, article shows....

I thought he was in favor of equality as long as the person was clean and well spoken.
by Larkbill
Fri Feb 05, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perspective, History, Politics, and your AGE...
Replies: 28
Views: 610

Re: Perspective, History, Politics, and your AGE...

I would add that older people were educated while youger people are indoctrinated. absolutely! great and concise. bumper sticker material. hope that doesn't offend you, it's a compliment. So true. I truly feel that my 60's high school education is worth more that a current bachelors degree. My stat...
by Larkbill
Thu Feb 04, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BEWARE Banking Scam
Replies: 12
Views: 308

Re: BEWARE Banking Scam

Ha! I love "entertaining" those folks for as long as I can. My wife hates it because she thinks by talking to them I'm in danger. There is no danger if you understand what they are and you avoid participating. The most valuable thing they have is time, and I steal as much of it from them as I can. P...
by Larkbill
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: ? masking ?
Replies: 71
Views: 1217

Re: ? masking ?

One of the problems you run into when trying to analyze any of this is useful numbers. Last summer the CDC was telling doctors and clinics to report cases based on patients presenting with any ONE of 18 symptoms WITHOUT any labs. At least 1/3 of the symptoms could just as easily been seasonal allerg...
by Larkbill
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: ? masking ?
Replies: 71
Views: 1217

Re: ? masking ?

Larkbill, as you say, it's a matter of time and concentration. My question was, how much does having everyone masking affect concentration? Karl I think piller and my reference to the research article both say masks have no effect in a contaminated environment. Mask or no, if you are there long eno...
by Larkbill
Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: ? masking ?
Replies: 71
Views: 1217

Re: ? masking ?

Larger respiratory droplets (>5 μm) remain in the air for only a short time and travel only short distances, generally <1 meter... Virus-laden small (<5 μm) aerosolized droplets can remain in the air for at least 3 hours and travel long distances. The obvious question is, then: In a room, how is th...
by Larkbill
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: ? masking ?
Replies: 71
Views: 1217

Re: ? masking ?

Boy! Have I been put in "my" place. I'm thankful that an epidemiologists and Constitutional Scholar straightened me out. So, by your definition seat belts are tyranny? Bicycle and motorcycle helmets tyranny? Food/FDA requirements for everything sold to be eaten is tyranny? REBEL! STOP SIGNS AND TRA...
by Larkbill
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: ? masking ?
Replies: 71
Views: 1217

Re: ? masking ?

All you have to look at is our own "third world". The homeless communities seem to be largely unaffected by The Wuhan. I've yet to get an answer to my question, "if masks are so effective then why don't they just swab the mask to test?" The tests have a high enough failure rate that it can't possibl...
by Larkbill
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The chances are ....
Replies: 27
Views: 1031

Re: The chances are ....

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Larkbill
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pushing Back - we need to quit just being on the defensive...
Replies: 16
Views: 841

Re: Pushing Back - we need to quit just being on the defensive...

Hey Gamekeeper, I have a question for you....I found this Canadian nickel in change the other day and it has a picture of the queen on it.....I thought (not very educated in these things) Canada was its own country. [/quote] The Canadians only have the Queen on their coins so that there's no room f...
by Larkbill
Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The chances are ....
Replies: 27
Views: 1031

Re: The chances are ....

gamekeeper wrote:
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:16 pm
octagon wrote:
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:21 pm
Remember GK, we're talking livestock injuries here, not romance :shock:
I'm English not Welsh... :lol:
You guys are baaadd. I guess I am too, because I laughed then sent it to my friend in Nebraska who likes those joke so much we call him Sheepman.
by Larkbill
Mon Jan 25, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 94 CST .357 Magnum.
Replies: 6
Views: 281

Re: Marlin 94 CST .357 Magnum.

I did some gun trading over the summer (before Armslist decided to force everyone into Premium membership) and ended up with a current production laminated stock 336. I have been wanting something to interest my youngest son into trading me back my 788 .30-30. I disassembled the 336 to do the normal...
by Larkbill
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gunshow Missouri
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: Gunshow Missouri

Warsaw is a little out of my normal range. We paddlefish snag out there in the spring but my bro doesn't live at The Lake anymore so no where to stay unless he brings his motorhome. I hit a couple shows in St Charles when I was looking to move my M6 Carbine. They weren't the best gunshows I've been ...
by Larkbill
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197248

Re: The Gun Room

Love the JRT stories. When I was growing up we lived in a 4 house family compound surrounded by fields. The area was starting to develop into suburbs but was still largely rural. We had a fairly bad problem with feral cats and my grandmother, who lived next to us, had a miniature Dachsi that was an ...
by Larkbill
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piller, and other Texans
Replies: 15
Views: 487

Re: Piller, and other Texans

The Ranger Museum in Waco is certainly worth going through. If there is time after that, the Dr Pepper museum in Waco is worth the stop. Sort of funny to find out that Dr Pepper was called a Waco at first, and that it has been around the longest of any fizzy drink still in existence. In the museum'...
by Larkbill
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: “...Unregistered Ammunition...”
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Re: “...Unregistered Ammunition...”

A lot of my ammo isn't even born yet. It's still just a collection of atomic particles.
by Larkbill
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piller, and other Texans
Replies: 15
Views: 487

Re: Piller, and other Texans

Texas Rangers Hall of Fame in Waco is one of the best museum I've seen in recent years. My wife loved it too.
by Larkbill
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197248

Re: The Gun Room

My girls also love going to the vet. When they are still puppies I make it a point to stop by weekly so the pup gets positive input... COOKIES! Put them on the scale, let em sniff around, lots of ear scratches. Makes future visits much easier. I'm a firm believer in getting a pup out &about to ( ug...
by Larkbill
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pellet Guns
Replies: 19
Views: 669

Re: Pellet Guns

"And if we turn to air guns due to supply and legal problems with conventional firearms, rest assured, it won't be long and effective air guns will be the same. As Gamekeeper can attest." True. Though as of right now Hatsan sells a fully automatic gun available in calibers up to .45. One of the fell...
by Larkbill
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pellet Guns
Replies: 19
Views: 669

Re: Pellet Guns

I'm far from expert but have learned quite a bit from shooting airgun silhouettes at my club. I thought my Gamo was fairly accurate until I tried to use it for this game. Pellet guns are just like .22s in that you have to try various types and brands of ammo to find out what it "likes". One of the t...
by Larkbill
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The urge for bigger guns, thanks Jim T
Replies: 4
Views: 303

Re: The urge for bigger, thanks Jim T

marlinman93 wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:31 am
mickbr wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:35 am
The problem is I am a 1-2 gun guy and one is usually a rimfire...
I'm no help at all, except maybe it's time to become more than a 1-2 gun guy?
If you come on a message board full of enablers you have to expect some encouragement.
by Larkbill
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Pay Pal Big Brother
Replies: 4
Views: 323

Re: Pay Pal Big Brother

One of the fellows I shoot silhouette with gave me a slightly different view of PayPal. I was ready to close mine but he's carrying on a campaign of buying supposedly prohibited stuff from firearms related vendors who have figured out how to beat them at their own game. Your Paypal transfer issue ma...
by Larkbill
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: 4-Pronged False Flag
Replies: 11
Views: 349

Re: 4-Pronged False Flag

I think this past summer was a test Krystallnacht. They wanted to see how far they could go and it was pretty far.

I heard one of the critters proclaim they needed to head for the suburbs next. That could end badly.
by Larkbill
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: The bubble WE may be living in...
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: The bubble WE may be living in...

Lee Precision lists everything as "out of stock" mainly because they have committed to supplying their dealers before selling direct. I decided I wanted to cast some bullets for my Rossi .45 Colt rifle and found though Lee listed the mold I wanted as out of stock a simple search turned up multiple v...
by Larkbill
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new terms from the house of representative
Replies: 6
Views: 634

Re: new terms from the house of representative

Same sort of thinking that came from the genius who thought putting too many troops on an island would cause it to capsize.
by Larkbill
Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: A scary read
Replies: 13
Views: 678

Re: A scary read

That's what blindly supporting anyone with an 'R' behind their name has gotten us, in many cases for 'righteous' causes like the 'war on drugs', which was nothing more than replacing the Church and their role in dealing with moral issues with Government, which should ONLY deal with criminal (as in ...
by Larkbill
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new terms from the house of representative
Replies: 6
Views: 634

Re: new terms from the house of representative

Blaine wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:55 pm
JNG wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:17 pm
I guess now I have call my(MOTHER), the critter that born me.

Joe
The nurturing, fertile biped. :lol: :roll:
Thanks dude, that made Coke Zero come out my wife's nose.
by Larkbill
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Use Enough Gun"
Replies: 5
Views: 531

Re: "Use Enough Gun"

You could definitely "Quigley" a whole batch of 'em.
by Larkbill
Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "History is Out Best Teacher"
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Re: "History is Out Best Teacher"

10-4 on the whole gender studies thing.

As my wife (a retired LPN) likes to say, "check inside your pants. If you still need help then there is no hope for you." She doesn't suffer fools well, probably good she retired when she did. She worked in pediatrics.
by Larkbill
Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glad to see the last of 2020, but 2021 looks worse!
Replies: 30
Views: 1488

Re: Glad to see the last of 2020, but 2021 looks worse!

I used that Mark Twain quote around two of my boys (aged 35 and 41) and they thought I was the smartest guy on the planet. Then I explained how poorly their educations were serving them. I remember learning that quote in early high school. Funny how some things stick with you.
by Larkbill
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good new for British motorcycles
Replies: 16
Views: 599

Re: Good new for British motorcycles

The electric bike deal doesn't sound very interesting. I doubt that will attract all that many nostalgia buyers. Whatever they do they need to take a page from Triumph and build new bikes that are much better than the old ones but retain the look. I never owned a BSA but worked on several (plenty of...
by Larkbill
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 creedmore
Replies: 35
Views: 1267

Re: 6.5 creedmore

Every new cartridge or even family of cartridges are written up as deathrays. But I guess that's part of the fun. We really had about all we needed just before WWI, everything after that is just to coax more dinero from shooter's pockets. And we wouldn't want it any other way.
by Larkbill
Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An ugly duckling finds a home
Replies: 16
Views: 867

Re: An ugly duckling finds a home

My Model 57M LOVES the Armscorp 40 grain 22 mag. I have not tried the 50 grain round. Good luck with it. I have been looking for a 57(22lr) off and on for a couple years because I like my magnum so much. I hope this one likes the Armscor too. My Ruger American didn't so much. I have a couple hundre...
by Larkbill
Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197248

Re: The Gun Room

"WooHoo! Finally going back to work! Have spent the last couple of days looking for something that might be profitable... finally decided on a load to GA. Delivers the 23rd. O boy, another XMas on the Road! And with everything already shut down... betcha there won't be any restaurants open... I hate...
by Larkbill
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An ugly duckling finds a home
Replies: 16
Views: 867

Re: An ugly duckling finds a home

that's a nice rifle, never heard of it, nor remember ever seeing one--thank you for sharing...can I ask how much $$$ ... :) Did a trade. I'm going to say I probably got between $500 and $600 in value. So few change hands it's hard to say what they're worth. I traded an almost new Springfield/CZ M6 ...
by Larkbill
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An ugly duckling finds a home
Replies: 16
Views: 867

Re: An ugly duckling finds a home

FLINT wrote:
Tue Dec 15, 2020 1:04 pm
That's awesome! I love it!

What caliber? You mentioned .22 mag but not directly referencing this gun. Maybe there was an insinuation there.
Yes it is .22 Mag.
by Larkbill
Tue Dec 15, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An ugly duckling finds a home
Replies: 16
Views: 867

Re: An ugly duckling finds a home

Agree on the .30 Carbine, it would be a perfect companion to my Blackhawk. Not sure if it's allowed in Pistol Cartridge Silhouette, but if it was it would be a good choice.

My youngest brother had one in .256 but unfortunately I didn't have the money to keep it in the family when he sold it.
by Larkbill
Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Holiday goodness from New Mexico
Replies: 15
Views: 756

Re: Holiday goodness from New Mexico

My wife tells everyone I've never met a cookie I didn't like, but am still diligent in my search.

These sound like a winner.