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by DocRock
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Imagine if the NRA was doing this...
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: Imagine if the NRA was doing this...

This is another brilliant act of trolling designed to show how deep in the throes of TDS induced dementia the Democrat-Media establishment are. Following on the heels of Betsy DeVos announcing that her Dept and DoJ would be investigating Princeton for Title IX violations after the University Preside...
by DocRock
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: City Council Approved Abolishing Police Asks: ‘Where Are They?"
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: City Council Approved Abolishing Police Asks: ‘Where Are They?"

The Babylon Bee couldn't make this stuff up. It's an actual Darwinian moment.
by DocRock
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Physics Lesson for Snowflakes...
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: Physics Lesson for Snowflakes...

It was better than "Cats"! I'd see it again and again.


If, as the America hating rioters claim, "we got all kind of Trump supporters driving into us with their cars" in California, things don't look good for Gibberish Joe and Kamala indeed...
by DocRock
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Now this is a CREEPY silence Newt caused at Fox...
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: Now this is a CREEPY silence Newt caused at Fox...

The blond giving the silencing order? None other the world-class liar, Marie Harf, former State Department spokeswoman under the Obama Regime, and now a Fox commentator. It was pretty clear that the anchor was getting blasted in her earpiece to end the segment. She allegedly commented on it the next...
by DocRock
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Win 1873?
Replies: 13
Views: 756

Re: The Win 1873?

I don't own one. But when I watch the really fast guys in SASS competition, as far as I can tell, virtually every one of them is running a '73 and, unless I am mistaken, there are short throw kits available for them? So, for super rapid fire and absolute assurance of feed, can't see a '73 beat. I lo...
by DocRock
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Marlin 1881
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Big Marlin 1881

Marvin S wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:23 pm
marlinman93 wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:18 pm
Yes, I've got the exact same rifle, and even with set triggers like yours. Also have another .40-60M 1881 in special deluxe built by Emil Flues.

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That’s a snazzy one.
Dayum! NSFW :lol:
by DocRock
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Marlin 1881
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Big Marlin 1881

I was unfamiliar with the 1881 and had to look it up. Pretty awesome! Only 20,000 made in total, so yours is somewhat rare. Glad to see you you putting it through its paces. what a great piece of history.
by DocRock
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Marlin Marauder in VA Heads-Up
Replies: 10
Views: 219

Re: Marlin Marauder in VA Heads-Up

What other reason is better than I want it. Are you able to get it and still pay the mortgage? If you get it are the kids going hungry? If you get it are you gonna skip a child support payment? If the answer to all of the above is no then “ I want it” seems reasonable to me. The Mrs was sorta jokin...
by DocRock
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Marlin Marauder in VA Heads-Up
Replies: 10
Views: 219

Re: Marlin Marauder in VA Heads-Up

Wow,these don't turn up very often. Looks to be in good shape.
by DocRock
Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a Ice Box
Replies: 13
Views: 255

Re: Made a Ice Box

Very nice. We have an unelectrified cabin up in VT and use an old fashioned ice box much like that, although somewhat more horizontally oriented. We use block ice, so drainage is critical. But once it gets cooled down, it's very effective. Cool project.
by DocRock
Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR long action anyone?
Replies: 28
Views: 440

Re: Browning BLR long action anyone?

These guys do the BLR in 375 Ruger, which I have in a Patriot and like a lot - from 375 H&H down to 375 Win - but I have to ask why 9.3x62 rather than say, 35 Brown-Whelen (for the shoulder)? https://www.ariaballisticengineering.com/services1 9.3 x62 has pretty impressive ballistics and terminal per...
by DocRock
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH
Replies: 9
Views: 139

Re: SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH

Do you think Ilhan Omar and her family open presents the night before, or wait until the morning of the 11th?
by DocRock
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buffalo Bullet Company?
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: Buffalo Bullet Company?

I think it's been like seven years. I remember 2013 looking for Ball-ets for a Walker and being SOL. Would love to get some more. I liked those.
by DocRock
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Think This Sums Up Governor Cuomo Pretty Well
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: I Think This Sums Up Governor Cuomo Pretty Well

Not bad, but the streamer flying behind an airplane all weekend around the city and the LI beaches that reads "The Gov Killed Nana" might be even better.



https://nypost.com/2020/09/06/banner-sa ... k-beaches/
by DocRock
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Trump as a 'kid' - video worth watching...
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Trump as a 'kid' - video worth watching...

What's most interesting is how in all those interviews, going back to 1980, Trump's misogyny and racism were highlighted. Oprah obviously called him out for his racism, Barbara Walters listed all the examples of his misogyny, Wolf Blitzer called him out for a bigot and purveyor of hate all the way b...
by DocRock
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Trump is so RACIST....and SEXIST....!
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Re: Trump is so RACIST....and SEXIST....!

She is clearly a rising star in the GOP but her district is a total no-hoper. She lost 75-24 to Kweise Mfumo in a special election in the Spring and if she can break 30% of the vote in November, it will be a miracle. It will be interesting to see if the GOP moves her to a district where she has a sh...
by DocRock
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parts for an 1895 Winchester
Replies: 8
Views: 330

Re: Parts for an 1895 Winchester

I envy your originals. I have a Miroku made in 1980a replica in 30-40. Love that rifle.

Can't help with a hand guard but wish you the best in full swing it.
by DocRock
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fall In The Rockies!!
Replies: 11
Views: 311

Re: Fall In The Rockies!!

I was up near Meeker Peak NE of Allenspark today 9500 - 10000 ft and the aspen were starting to show color.
by DocRock
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Little Boy learns about Democrats....
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Little Boy learns about Democrats....

Two things stand out about this story:

1) who knew there were Trump supporters in Boulder?

2) it's amazing that the police didn't arrest the boy and his family...
by DocRock
Wed Sep 02, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting 'Militia' history in the U.S.
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Interesting 'Militia' history in the U.S.

Nor I the extent of it. That was well written, thanks for posting.
by DocRock
Wed Sep 02, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Easy Off oven cleaner for gunstock?
Replies: 18
Views: 460

Re: Easy Off oven cleaner for gunstock?

It'll also take the enamel off your teeth and, probably destroy any Covid balls floating around. Too harsh for my tastes. I have done three stocks with Citristrip in the past nine months and I am sold! Coat, wait a half hour, scrub off with scotch-brite type pads, coat again and paper towels. Let it...
by DocRock
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Game Keeper
Replies: 18
Views: 601

Re: Game Keeper

Any experience with Lanber shotguns made in Spain? Im on a quest to and o/u 12 gauge now. 20 gauge o/u's are way over priced right now. Lanber made good guns. I knew an instructor in the UK that used them for his school guns. They handled pretty well and were very solid. I shot a 12 ga years ago an...
by DocRock
Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duplex Loading the .44-40
Replies: 38
Views: 4053

Re: Duplex Loading the .44-40

I make a similar load in .44-40: I talked to John Kort a good deal about duplex loads before he passed away and this is what I developed here in discussion with him: Firstly, duplex loads with black powder and a smokeless priming are time-honoured load and were used a good deal by target shooters i...
by DocRock
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duplex Loading the .44-40
Replies: 38
Views: 4053

Re: Duplex Loading the .44-40

Well, I can tell you what I have done, and not that what I have done is what you should do necessarily. I based my decision on what I read from Phil Sharpe and Ned Roberts about duplex loading back when it was the done thing, and then I backed off a bit based on my view that gunbugs of that era had ...
by DocRock
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LEVER GUN AMMO
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: LEVER GUN AMMO

No "Like" button mr. Tutt, which would have saved on verbiage from me. I agree. No animosity on my part. It comes down to matching alloy to velocity and I can see no reason whatsoever for 25 BHN at 1350 fps. I have explained why I can see no such reason but wish no ill towards anyone who disagrees w...
by DocRock
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LEVER GUN AMMO
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: LEVER GUN AMMO

Tutt, At a certain point, roughly 1800 fps, moving lead faster does indeed need it to be "harder" but at no speed is 25 BHN either necessary or advisable. It's too brittle to have good terminal ballistics and simply unnecessarily hard. Below 1800 fps, 15 BHN is hard enough, though as you note, it wi...
by DocRock
Fri Aug 28, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Rioters calmed down all of a sudden...
Replies: 6
Views: 253

Re: Rioters calmed down all of a sudden...

It's probably more likely that orders were issued by Biden's minders to dial back the arson, looting and destroying small businesses because it's not helping Old Joe's poll numbers...
by DocRock
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ronald Reagan does it again.....
Replies: 5
Views: 371

Re: Ronald Reagan does it again.....

Thank you!
by DocRock
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Clearly Trumps Fault this time....
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Re: Clearly Trumps Fault this time....

You had me until "highly intelligent Democrats"...
by DocRock
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LEVER GUN AMMO
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: LEVER GUN AMMO

Grizz, you have opinions, not facts. You demand the evidence that you yourself cannot provide. Your opinions are wrong and it's a shame to see them possibly misleading people new to the game. I don't know where you heard this stuff other than from commercial casters trying to sell what's convenient ...
by DocRock
Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LEVER GUN AMMO
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: LEVER GUN AMMO

Proof that some things can't be fixed. I tried.
by DocRock
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rossi Rio Bravo 22lr
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Re: Rossi Rio Bravo 22lr

I can't speak to its design. I will say that based on my experiences with three R92s, I would be willing to risk a Rossi Rio Bravo 22lr if the price was right. As to the wood, I find their "German beech wood" claim highly dubious. It may be beech; the far south around Santa Cruz do Sul might support...
by DocRock
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LEVER GUN AMMO
Replies: 18
Views: 812

Re: LEVER GUN AMMO

The rule with lead is "as soft as possible; as hard as necessary" . BHN 25 at 1350 fps, is a clear violation of the rule and completely senseless. Below 1800 fps, anything above BHN 15 is almost certainly a recipe for leading, even with good bullet to barrel fit. "Hard cast" or "Super hard cast" bul...
by DocRock
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: antifa at Sturgis
Replies: 10
Views: 612

Re: antifa at Sturgis

The remarkable thing about this is how tame Sturgis has become. Twenty years ago, the antifa scum would have been dragged up and down the streets for hours behind bikes.
by DocRock
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Montana or Wyoming? added pics
Replies: 27
Views: 735

Re: Montana or Wyoming?

Will you need easy access to an airport? A reasonably large town? That puts you, in my opinion, from a value for money perspective, in the Billings / Sheridan area. Very nice, with an airport, healthcare etc. all within easy reach. If an airport is not critical, look at Hulett, WY. Picturesque area...
by DocRock
Sat Aug 22, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Montana or Wyoming? added pics
Replies: 27
Views: 735

Re: Montana or Wyoming?

Will you need easy access to an airport? A reasonably large town? That puts you, in my opinion, from a value for money perspective, in the Billings / Sheridan area. Very nice, with an airport, healthcare etc. all within easy reach. If an airport is not critical, look at Hulett, WY. Picturesque area,...
by DocRock
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The explosion in Beirut
Replies: 39
Views: 1953

Re: The explosion in Beirut

The original fire next to the warehouse with the AN, involved fireworks. It generated sufficient heat and energy to detonate the AN. That the Lebanese authorities stored fireworks next to a warehouse with 2700 tons of explosive fertilizer surprises me not one little bit. It's quite sad. I have been ...
by DocRock
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The explosion in Beirut
Replies: 39
Views: 1953

Re: The explosion in Beirut

So, according to Lebanese friends (the Phoenicians having invented conspiracy and the Lebanese refining it for millennia, I take this with much salt), the fire started in an adjacent warehouse containing, among other things, fireworks. That fire spread to the warehouse containing some 2,750 lbs of a...
by DocRock
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ‘...Mini-AK-47...?’
Replies: 9
Views: 833

Re: ‘...Mini-AK-47...?’

AK pistol?
by DocRock
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Why is Remington being sued
Replies: 2
Views: 457

Re: Why is Remington being sued

Remington was the parent company of Bushmaster, while Cerberus was a holding company and may have had liability shielding in place. In any event, Remington has filed for bankruptcy reorganization again, which will impact any judgement against them.
by DocRock
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Dem Veep prospects
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Re: Dem Veep prospects

That's a legitimate concern. Warren would be great. Like running HRC all over again. But, as you say, Rice is photogenic and the media will find it easier to cover her faults while fabricating an image of competency.
by DocRock
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best yo stian in Curly Maple
Replies: 20
Views: 1113

Re: Best yo stian in Curly Maple

As stated above, you can make Maple all sorts of colors. But doing it well is another matter. Like Beech, staining Maple can produce awful blotching. And taking Maple too dark is almost certainly a waste of the Maple. Gel stains tend to work much better and more evenly with Beech and Maple. The best...
by DocRock
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Revolver I Picked Up 1851 RM Conversion
Replies: 25
Views: 1013

Re: New Revolver I Picked Up 1851 RM Conversion

Congratulations! That is one of the most beautiful and elegant production firearms ever made. It just looks like it was made to point. Enjoy.
by DocRock
Sat May 23, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh Heck Yes!! I Want One Of These!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1341

Re: Oh Heck Yes!! I Want One Of These!!

Flying cars are the transport of the future! As they have been since the 1930s...
by DocRock
Thu May 21, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jacketed Vs Cast Reloading
Replies: 27
Views: 1231

Re: Jacketed Vs Cast Reloading

IMR 4227, 4198, and 3031 are mighty useful to have on hand for cast loads.
by DocRock
Mon May 18, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How did henry get so popular?
Replies: 37
Views: 2109

Re: How did henry get so popular?

While i cannot offer the uninhibited cheerleading for Henry offered above for several reasons, none of which have to do with quality, I will offer this: by all accounts it is rarity I America today, a well-run business, which includes customer service, product enthusiasm and, it would appear to me, ...
by DocRock
Sun May 10, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Questions about Olde Eynsford 1 1/2F, Blackhorn 209
Replies: 2
Views: 264

Re: Questions about Olde Eynsford 1 1/2F, Blackhorn 209

Blackhorn 209 has a reputation for ignition problems and, as all the subs are, is even more hygroscopic than real black powder. Otherwise, it is a near direct substitute. In other words, your starting load is a drop tube full case to about 1 /10"above bullet base, compress, seat bullet to contact, a...
by DocRock
Fri May 08, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Two Elk Destroy "DANGER: Elk" Sign
Replies: 4
Views: 456

Re: Two Elk Destroy "DANGER: Elk" Sign

Deer and elk simply don't respect these signs. I don't why the government keeps wasting money putting up deer crossing signs. They never ever cross there and just do whatever they want!
by DocRock
Mon May 04, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The most momentous wartime message
Replies: 7
Views: 668

Re: The most momentous wartime message

Mind you, "N U T Z!" was up there.
by DocRock
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An Apparent Gunshot Accident
Replies: 7
Views: 708

Re: An Apparent Gunshot Accident

The Bloomberg funded Mothers Against Guns, Freedom, and Joy group issued a statement on the incident: "Linda Burnett is as much a victim of gun violence as the millions of innocent children who are cut down every year by guns. If we had common sense gun laws in place, she never would have assumed th...