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by 6pt-sika
Mon Oct 26, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duck/Goose killer
Replies: 1
Views: 35

Duck/Goose killer

Purchased another Duck-Goose killer last week and it arrived today . Guns not perfect by any stretch but it is a little rareish in the fact that it's a 12 gauge Parker VH built on the #3 frame which is considered the standard 10 gauge frame most 12's were on 1 , 1 1/2 or 2 frames . I have a pair of ...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hmmm, should I or shouldn't I
Replies: 9
Views: 253

Re: Hmmm, should I or shouldn't I

Does he have 10 and 16 as well ? At the present I’ve got way WAY more shotgun loaders than a rational human would need . I’ve got MEC 9000’s for 12 , 16 , 20 , 28 and 410 multiples in the 12 and 28 . Have a pair of Grabbers in 28 and 410 . A 650 12 just sold my lightly used 650 16 to a friend . Size...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Danners
Replies: 10
Views: 253

Re: Danners

Back when I kept setters and actually pursued wild game birds I wore Browning Featherweight boots . They were quite comfortable and don’t remmember them being overly heavy however I was a good bit younger then . I also used Red Wings often although more as boots for work . As to the made in the USA ...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JEFF QUINN GUN COLLECTION
Replies: 11
Views: 400

Re: JEFF QUINN GUN COLLECTION

I saw it on GB last night as a matter of fact .
by 6pt-sika
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tractor Rebuild Begins
Replies: 13
Views: 294

Re: Tractor Rebuild Begins

Those old tractors were built like TANKS...! How many other machines that are 50-100 years old actually still work...??? The two steam traction engines I used to own are still going ! The first and larger one was made in 1914 and a friend still has it . I reflued it when I got it in 1981 after I so...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Danners
Replies: 10
Views: 253

Re: Danners

Incidentally this is the first pair of Danners I ever bought . I hope they do as well as I’m hoping .
by 6pt-sika
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Danners
Replies: 10
Views: 253

Danners

I bought a pair of 800 gram camo Danners and recieved them today . After wearing Rocky or LaCrosse rubber up to the knee boots the last twenty to thirty years these things seem as light as a feather . They’re not leather for sure and nope they weren’t made in the USA and I got some sort of dealer di...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 PRC
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: 6.5 PRC

I just treated myself to a very similar rifle, CZ 527 Carbine in 7.62x39. Over the weekend I put on Millet rings and a Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6x24 scope. Sunday PM a measly shipment of Tulammo and Wolf softpoint ammo showed up via Fedex, and yesterday early I went out to the range to sight her in. I...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 PRC
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: 6.5 PRC

I went to the range TWICE today ! Took the PRC and my 6.5 Sherman Short Mag . Shooting the Hornady 143 gr ELD-X in both . Max with RL-25 is 59.5 for the PRC but the Sherman seems okay with 65 grains and most likely will hold 66 . The PRC is set with the Hornady 140 SST and the 143 ELD-X pushed by 58...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with scope choice and info on vintage Weavers
Replies: 8
Views: 165

Re: Help with scope choice and info on vintage Weavers

When I had the Super 444 Affliction I had two dozen pre 1976 444 levers so I started a quuring period correct Weavers . Had K2.5’s , K3’s , K4’s , KV’s , V4.5 , V7 , V9 and the 2.5-8 that had the adjustment in the rear mount think it was called V8 . Anyway with my high octane 444 cast loads I trashe...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dixon's Muzzleloader Shop
Replies: 8
Views: 236

Re: Dixon's Muzzleloader Shop

I visited the place five or so years ago . Not at fair time but stopped by . Strangely I came out of there with a few things for the Contrmporarys I used to have but the big score was a very very nice Wm Beatty meat cleaver . I use that from time to time when butchering deer .
by 6pt-sika
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Salvinelli
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: Salvinelli

Slick! What is the barrel length and what are you gonna shoot with it? I’ve never measured them I don’t think ! I’ll shoot skeet with it and I might take it on one of the preserve quail hunts . The gun fits me very well . I put a flat choke gauge in it and it says M&F which I thought a bit differen...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 PRC
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: 6.5 PRC

I’d been trying to keep from buying one of these to play with the cartridge a bit and today I finally caved . A feiend has one at the shop that was lightly used and he offered it to me at a lot less than he was asking as well as adding a box of ammo and a box of bras I just want to know what your p...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Salvinelli
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: Salvinelli

Well it seems to be okay ! Six shots and six scalped tree limbs !!
by 6pt-sika
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 PRC
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: 6.5 PRC

Got two boxes of Hornady 143 grain ELD-X bullets and loaded some with 58.5 and 59.5 of RL-25 . Hopefully I’ll see how they do before Monday .
by 6pt-sika
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Salvinelli
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Salvinelli

We’ve had the little Salvinelli 410 O/U double trigger for about twenty five years . Bought it from the wife of and old deceased gunsmith friend and the thing never did work exactly right . Hopefully that’s remedied as of today. E79BBD92-F6B3-496B-82B6-3055035ECEDB.jpeg 230C8E1B-EFD4-4E3B-A6CC-7AA94...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 PRC
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: 6.5 PRC

GunnyMack wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:09 pm
I think we have a winner! Just move the scope and call it good !!
I only tried 58.5 and 59.5 grains the extra grain opened it a bit but still less than 1/2” I think .
by 6pt-sika
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 PRC
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: 6.5 PRC

I put a Timney trigged in the gun and set it at 1.4 pounds also replaced the Stryka 3-9 with an Athlon 4-16AO . Loaded some with the Hornady 140 SST pushed with RL-25 and set off with Federal 215 primers . This was the first group with 58.5 grains .
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by 6pt-sika
Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pheasant.
Replies: 14
Views: 295

Re: Pheasant.

I used to hunt Chinese Ringneck Pheasants when I lived in Kansas. They love the wheat and milo stubble. Number 6 or 7&1/2 shot and a modified choke was as good as it got. Full choke was too tight and bigger shot would damage too much meat. Three years ago on the preserve I carried a 20 gauge M&F lo...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pheasant.
Replies: 14
Views: 295

Re: Pheasant.

Congrats ! I’ve got three , what the place calls “driven Pheasent shoots” lined up for December January and February.
by 6pt-sika
Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ragged old Flag
Replies: 11
Views: 316

Re: Ragged old Flag

for the mail-in ballot people . . . the ONLY WAY to know if your ballot was counted in the election is to go to the precinct on voting day to verify it. the vote stealers are counting on being able to trash our mailed ballots. they have done this in the past, and they are doing it again. the way we...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ragged old Flag
Replies: 11
Views: 316

Re: Ragged old Flag

I cast my ballot Tuesday :wink:
by 6pt-sika
Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 PRC
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: 6.5 PRC

Just put the trigger gauge on the rifle . The trigger weight fluctuates between 4 1/4 to 4 1/2 pounds . About three times as heavy as I’d like .
by 6pt-sika
Thu Oct 08, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 PRC
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: 6.5 PRC

Well with a 9x scope , Hornady factory hunting ammunition , a not very light trigger and the MTM rest I use for the AR’s this boat anchor put three in 3/4” at 100 yards . The trigger will get a massage tomorrow, does oughtta be here the middle of next week and the scope will be replaced by a Mickey ...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 PRC
Replies: 18
Views: 591

6.5 PRC

I’d been trying to keep from buying one of these to play with the cartridge a bit and today I finally caved . A feiend has one at the shop that was lightly used and he offered it to me at a lot less than he was asking as well as adding a box of ammo and a box of bras D645215B-E453-4909-BC32-9BDB1EF5...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Acquired a free shotgun.
Replies: 21
Views: 910

Re: Acquired a free shotgun.

To remove the stuck on powder ring, put a bronze bore brush on only 1 section of cleaning rod, chuck it into a drill, dip the brush into some hoppes or similar solvent, start the drill and spin the brush as you only go in as deep as the chamber. Just about 30 seconds to a minute should be enough. B...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back at it !
Replies: 4
Views: 462

Re: Back at it !

I’ve not had my Superposed 410 skeet to the range in over a year . Next Tuesday it might just go . Hmmmm if I do that might as well drag the Superposed 28 out as well .
by 6pt-sika
Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Acquired a free shotgun.
Replies: 21
Views: 910

Re: Acquired a free shotgun.

Chokes don’t bother me as much as they used to . I used to be adamant about more open for upland birds and skeet blah blah blah . Now the guns I pick up most often for birds sporting etc are M&F or F&F . My number one Parker 12 is 30” F&F , number one Parker 16 is 30” F&F , number one Parker 20 is 2...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Acquired a free shotgun.
Replies: 21
Views: 910

Re: Acquired a free shotgun.

You call that "bad condition"? Looks like nothing more than a steel wool soaked with #9 and a little stock finish will bring that baby up to new..... :D OK, ready GK?..... can I have it? I can second that ! I can’t count on my fingers and toes the number of guns I’ve owned over the years that looke...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back at it !
Replies: 4
Views: 462

Re: Back at it !

Just being curious, what's the load ? I'm going to reload a few when I can get the primers. I need to go check the powder bushing to tell you what amount of WIN 296 it’s dropping . Otherwise WIN 209 , CB AA410 wad and 1/2 ounce shot . These are 9’s I’d also like to get a couple hundred with 8 1/2’s .
by 6pt-sika
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back at it !
Replies: 4
Views: 462

Back at it !

I’d laid off loading shotgun shells for over a week . Decided to do some more today . 753EAA83-2283-4E02-82BA-1C0E0838C72C.jpeg 178F3D11-E542-4D8D-AC78-4EFDC01A2F8F.jpeg 19ABF88B-C6B4-43DF-82E0-B0C4023739BE.jpeg 20E44FB6-7E30-4585-BBE0-63808514EC10.jpeg 54DE760F-770A-48A9-A6E2-F52516998BD2.jpeg 03A8...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ready for Saturday !
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: Ready for Saturday !

6pt I like the light your hat. I have a few smaller ones, fairly effective. What make and model is yours? I’ve got another I got from Sportsman’s Guide that has a drop down bug net . I was wearing it Monday night . Monday night I also fell asleep for about thirty minutes , woke up and had three dee...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a scope suggestion.
Replies: 12
Views: 560

Re: Need a scope suggestion.

I like Leupold , but the older ones I don’t care for what they make now . I’ve got a dozen or so Athlon scopes and have them on all sorts of things including heavy hitters . Athlon are made in China which I don’t care for snd aren’t terribly expensive . The ones I have on my 375 H&H and 416 Rem Mag ...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ready for Saturday !
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: Ready for Saturday !

Now I’m out in the tree for the evening .
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by 6pt-sika
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ready for Saturday !
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: Ready for Saturday !

I didn’t make it out this morning I just couldn’t get out the bed ! Did however get all the leaves cleaned off the yard (and now about four hours later they were replaced by more) , also got the vacume cleaner over all the floors and rugs in the house . So the AM wasn’t a waste . 6F2CB987-8CFB-4AEA-...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Speak Four Languages...
Replies: 11
Views: 519

Re: I Speak Four Languages...

First time I visited the Philippines most of my wife’s family were embarrassed they didn’t speak English very well . They read it and wrote it just fine but they never talked in English much . I told them I should be the one embarrassed I was in their country and knew nothing of their language . Aft...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ready for Saturday !
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: Ready for Saturday !

Middle picture was shooting at forty and the last pic my block was at twenty .
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ready for Saturday !
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Ready for Saturday !

Regular archery season starts this Saturday . Took me about half an hour but I’m prepared crossbow wise ! Checked it from last year at 20 and 40 yards . Right where it was when I put it away both with field points and with Muzzy’s . 009E2030-4C8F-4ED0-9BB2-33FAD0C25D92.jpeg 35097C14-478E-47C4-8BFA-6...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where's Nath ?
Replies: 14
Views: 876

Re: Where's Nath ?

My favorite "Fox from the UK" A bit too much of a good thing those. We lived in the UK for a few years. The gals did seem to be, ah, well endowed. One other thing I noticed was the gals over 40 were often more attractive than the younger ones, the latter tending to carry too much weight and tattoos...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1911 Addiction
Replies: 19
Views: 625

Re: 1911 Addiction

Looks good. What holster do you have for it? Oh I expect this one won't go in a holster much like my Series 80 GC NM . But typically I carry the Kimber 1911's in a Galco Silhouette holster . A friend gave me a Falco under arm deal that my 3" Kimber fits in nicely with two mags under the other shoul...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 GI
Replies: 13
Views: 330

Re: 50 GI

Bronco wrote:
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:16 pm
I would be soooooo anal about policing my brass for that ! I am already half way there for my more common stuff ! But it is kewl stuff :mrgreen:
Ha ! I do that now with all the others !
I shoot a clip and pick up the brass . Makes no difference if it's 45 ACP , 10mm or 9 Hoodrat .
by 6pt-sika
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 GI
Replies: 13
Views: 330

Re: 50 GI

I have a 10mm in addition to my .45 ACP. The 10mm in a 1911 platform is accurate. Reloaded to near max levels, it has a pretty strong kick. Not terrible, not uncontrollable. Just pretty strong. .44 Mag , .480, .475, .454, and a couple of others have a stronger kick. I've got the 10mm in a 6" 1911 a...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1911 Addiction
Replies: 19
Views: 625

Re: 1911 Addiction

The 70 series Gold Cup just arrived I was expecting it to be kinda worn . Imagine my surprise when I discovered it seems to be fired very little . The Colt grips are supposed to be in Tuesday of next week . I’ll be more pleased then ! 2CC35DC2-A05A-45C0-B9D4-DE73AA4D3C3A.jpeg 338DC3BE-1BAA-4216-A4A8...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 GI
Replies: 13
Views: 330

Re: 50 GI

GunnyMack wrote:
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:37 am
ACP sure, 9mm yup even 38 super. The 45 WinMag was abusive! I haven't seen one of the 50s.
They’ve been out I think over 10 years . I remmember reading about them awhile back in G&A or ST .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Panic Buying
Replies: 41
Views: 1035

Re: Panic Buying

piller wrote:
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:55 am
I have no personal experience with a .260, but ballistically it is practically the same as a 6.5mm Creedmore from what I can see.
You have it backwards !

The 6.5 Crudmoor is almost the same as the 260 :wink:

I've had 260's since back in the 1990's .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Panic Buying
Replies: 41
Views: 1035

Re: Panic Buying

piller wrote:
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:02 am
I do think it sounds as if you can cover everything on this continent with that mix.
There were a couple folks that come into the shop regularly wanting 22-250 uppers but that doesn't really intrest me . But something based on the WSM or SAUM case would be intresting .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Panic Buying
Replies: 41
Views: 1035

Re: Panic Buying

I have a 7-08 bolt action. That caliber in an AR10 sounds great to me. Not sure why, but I like it. I always liked the 7-08 cartridge ! But I already have an AR-10 upper in 260 which makes it a little redundant . But far be it for me to question my own wants as a 7-08 would fit very nicely with the...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 GI
Replies: 13
Views: 330

Re: 50 GI

by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 GI
Replies: 13
Views: 330

Re: 50 GI

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by 6pt-sika
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 GI
Replies: 13
Views: 330

Re: 50 GI

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