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by 6pt-sika
Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossed over to the dark side !
Replies: 15
Views: 337

Re: Crossed over to the dark side !

My “In da hood special” arrived today !
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by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest rifle
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Latest rifle

Looks a bit like the Isaac Haines 54 flinter I used to have . One I had was made by the brother in law of the Getz barrel guy and of course had a Getz swamped barrel . Always heard great things about Ed Rayle barrels but never had one . Anyway again you’re making me want another Contemporary Longrif...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GHE 16
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: GHE 16

Nice score :D 26" may just be the perfect barrel length for doves, especially if hunting some thicker cover. I predict success. The birds are looking pretty slim here with no rain in months. Lucky I have a number of places to choose from, at least. Some of the guys on the Parker forum swear by thir...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossed over to the dark side !
Replies: 15
Views: 337

Re: Crossed over to the dark side !

I like that term..."hood rat". :D when you get time read up on that 124 gr TC Lee bullet...invented by the Germans....was supposedly very lethal to the point where they were outlawed......at least that's what I read....---6 That Lee mold you mention I ordered one when I thought I had a 38 Super com...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GHE 16
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: GHE 16

I already have a GH 16 on a 1 frame someone saw fit to trim the barrels an inch . This one letters as such . And yes this one and my other GH are Damascus barrels . This bad boy will get the call in the first couple days of dove season this year . The 28’s going opening day , but after that all bets...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GHE 16
Replies: 4
Views: 121

GHE 16

Have a new to me pre 1898 Parker GHE 16 gauge 0 frame 26” gun coming . Think it’s leaving Ohio Thursday or Friday so hopefully I’ll have by next Tuesday . C57B9021-8E52-44A5-AD9C-9DFE75EBCF42.jpeg 992810B3-6970-4569-9DCE-4C0F88873C46.jpeg 826512C3-E1F8-4E80-BEB3-2A99F2A5AAD6.jpeg 39AB97CD-58C0-4357-...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossed over to the dark side !
Replies: 15
Views: 337

Re: Crossed over to the dark side !

I like that term..."hood rat". :D when you get time read up on that 124 gr TC Lee bullet...invented by the Germans....was supposedly very lethal to the point where they were outlawed......at least that's what I read....---6 That Lee mold you mention I ordered one when I thought I had a 38 Super com...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossed over to the dark side !
Replies: 15
Views: 337

Re: Crossed over to the dark side !

piller wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:29 am
Hope this coming hunting season is fun and safe for all. Sounds as if 6pt-Sika is going to be ready to hunt everything.
Question is going to be if I have enough energy to pursue all I want during the seasons :roll:
by 6pt-sika
Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossed over to the dark side !
Replies: 15
Views: 337

Re: Crossed over to the dark side !

I like that term..."hood rat". :D when you get time read up on that 124 gr TC Lee bullet...invented by the Germans....was supposedly very lethal to the point where they were outlawed......at least that's what I read....---6 I acquired a six cavity Lee 124 TC mold a week or so ago initially for the ...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossed over to the dark side !
Replies: 15
Views: 337

Re: Crossed over to the dark side !

The 9mm is a decent round no doubt . But when mention is made of a 9 the first vision that pops in my mind is some hood rat in super baggy clothes holding the gun sideways with one hand and holding his junk with the other . I had a Sig P-226 in 9mm about thirty years ago . That was during my Sig Sau...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossed over to the dark side !
Replies: 15
Views: 337

Crossed over to the dark side !

Okay I crossed over to the dark side today . Inituially pun not intended but if you interpet that way who I am to argue the point LOL's ! By my initial remark I meant I'm no advocate of the 9mm but I think this should be better for the wife over my 45's and 10mm . I bought a Kimber 1911 5 inch in 9m...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Round ball loads......
Replies: 36
Views: 611

Re: Round ball loads......

Provided in don’t croak I’ll eventually kill a deer with a single .775” roundball from my 8 gauge .
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by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington 870
Replies: 28
Views: 1100

Re: Remington 870

I've got a couple of 16 ga. model 12s. One was my Dad's, 26" full and the other belonged to Esperanza's Dad, 28" mod. I've got a couple of 12s too and a 20 with a rib. I really like model 12s. Keep a 12 with 6 rounds in the magazine hanging over the bed for repelling boarders. Yeah, they'll hold 7 ...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 8 goes to war !
Replies: 38
Views: 1737

Re: The 8 goes to war !

I shot four rounds of Skeet at the club today . And I did it backwards I shot the first two with a 28 the third with a 16 and the last with the 8 . I should’ve shot the 8 first then the 16 and shot the light little 28 last . Used the roll crimped 1 5/8 ounce and star crimped 1 1/2 ounce loads . I’ll...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington 870
Replies: 28
Views: 1100

Re: Remington 870

Went to the club today and shot Skeet with another guy from the shop . In the third round I shot this old 870 and got 24 of 25 . I was pretty satisfied other than the fact that the one I missed occurred when I was trying to work the pump . Did okay at the other three doubles but not on station six :...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New addiction !
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: New addiction !

Shot the little 3” Kimber today for the first time . Put fifty rounds WIN 230 hardball factory loads . Shot it at about ten yards . Little gun did about as well as I do with the 4” gun .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New addiction !
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: New addiction !

I bought one of the new Series 70 NM 45 ACPs a couple of years ago. It has become my all time favorite .45, amazingly accurate pistol. I was going to buy one in 9mm but the Wiley Clapp Commander caught my eye. Can't have enough 1911s. :D jb 8) I’ll eventually get a 1911 in 9mm for the wife as she c...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New addiction !
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: New addiction !

Nice looking pistol! I have a Lightweight Commander on the way, should be here this afternoon. I've had a couple of the compact versions, just didn't fit me well. Have fun! :D jb 8) I’ve got my eye on a Colt LW Commander 45 and a couple series 70 GC NM from back in the 70’s . We shall see I’d love ...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New addiction !
Replies: 6
Views: 331

New addiction !

I added to my newest addiction last Thursday and it arrived today ! A nice new Kimber 1911 Ultra Carry II 3” in 45 ACP .
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by 6pt-sika
Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sunday Question
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: Sunday Question

I figure he hears or see's all my indiscretions so I never much thought that way .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington 870
Replies: 28
Views: 1100

Re: Remington 870

Not many use the 16 gauge now. Too bad. It is a good size for most upland game. It kills pheasant well, is good for rabbit, and is not too much for bobwhite. 20 gauge does all of that well, and so does 28 gauge. For those like me who are not real good with a shotgun, 12 or 16 gives a little better ...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington 870
Replies: 28
Views: 1100

Re: Remington 870

GunnyMack wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:52 pm
Sure cleaned up nice! Good wood under all that dirty old finish!
I've got a sneaking suspicion this old 870 sat beside or kinda close to a woodstove . The way the finish wood and metal looked before I got scrubbing on it kinda leads me to believe that .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington 870
Replies: 28
Views: 1100

Re: Remington 870

I decided to put the Remington buttplate on the gun today and grind the edges to matchup . Only knocked the wood twice and the Tung Oil cures that easy enough . The screws holding the plate on aren’t correct but they’ll do for now . This one did a pretty decent job a few minutes ago trimming tree li...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 31, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 38 Super
Replies: 10
Views: 383

Re: 38 Super

Well, ya know 6 PT. if worse comes to worst you can always add these to your guns. Just think of all the cool factor...you can install em on a handgun or a rifle...go down to the hood and show the hood rats. They'd pat ya on the back and maybe let you take a swig out of their quart sized bottle of ...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 38 Super
Replies: 10
Views: 383

Re: 38 Super

I think if I go on and get a 38 Super I'll see if I can't pick up two of the six cavity jobs then . Since I don't like changing over on progressive pistol presses I'll have to see if I can get a Lee Loadmaster or 1000 set up for 38 Super as well . Mmmmm...curious...do you just "want a 38 Super?" .....
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 38 Super
Replies: 10
Views: 383

Re: 38 Super

I have a 6 cavity 124 gr. TC and I can make a bucket of them in short order......don't even bother to size.....mix em up with liquid alox and shoot em by the thousands out of a pair of 9mm Uzi's.......In a Smith 59 and a Smith semi M&P I'll size em. EXCELLENT reliability in all guns.---6 I think if...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 38 Super
Replies: 10
Views: 383

Re: 38 Super

6pt, I recently bought the 4" Kimber in 45 and I love it. Really like the idea of 38 Super too. I saw Bill Wilson carrying a 4" 9mm which I know must be loaded to the limit to make major for IPSC. Got mine for $620 NIB for the Elite II. I have a really nice Colt 5" but the 4" carries so much easier...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Roll Crimp

Well ordered 100 new unfired Remington 8 gauge hulls off GB today a bit pricey but I wang some new hulls on hand . And we got an order from Midway at the shop today and there was a BPI 10 gauge roll crimper in the box ! I didn’t remmember ordering that but I wanted one anyway . So if my WIN 8 hulls ...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington 870
Replies: 28
Views: 1100

Re: Remington 870

It looks good to me. It gives the appearance of a gun that has been used but took it and can still dish it out. Sort of like a good boxer who was a champion but has been beaten once. Still not one to take lightly. I wouldn't have bought it if it hadn't been cheap and was rather early for an 870 . N...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington 870
Replies: 28
Views: 1100

Re: Remington 870

Put the 870 boat anchor back together today . The wood has about 25 rubs of Tung Oil and I’ll most likely add some more . Still needs a buttplate but it feels pretty decent . Old guns pretty slick but for 66 years old it should be . 9ED27C99-E9C1-4516-8FDA-33A33CF4819C.jpeg 246FE192-5470-4AA9-B8D9-C...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 38 Super
Replies: 10
Views: 383

38 Super

I’m contemplating a Kimber 1911 4” in 38 Super . How are the Lee five cavity 124 or 125 PB molds for this application ?
by 6pt-sika
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 gauge
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: 28 gauge

I’m gonna do a Vintagers Sporting Clay shoot at the Flying Rabbit in Mount Crawford VA 8/8/20 I’ve just about talked myself into taking my Parker 28 gauge :roll:
by 6pt-sika
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 gauge
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: 28 gauge

However, I'd think for the driven shoot I'd use the 28 early in the season and then the 20 then 16. Why? Well as the season goes on the birds get a bit bigger, more wild flight and that bit more shot might be a help. I hear what you’re saying but I’m not that worried about the birds it more about l...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 gauge
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: 28 gauge

I've been seriously considering the CZ 28 side by side, Straight stock double triggers, pretty gun...Is there anything not to like about a 28? We’ve had two or three of the CZ 28 SxS’s at the shop that we’re having ignition problems and it wasn’t with reloads . They would soft strike different bran...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 gauge
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: 28 gauge

As to the Pheasent thing I’m booked at Christmas Hill for the “Driven Shoot” in December, January and February . I was originally thinking I’d use a 16 at the first then my little Parker VHE 20 at the second and the VH 28 at the last one . Incidentally if might flight isn’t cancelled I’m supposed to...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 gauge
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: 28 gauge

Almost forgot I do something they claim doesn’t quite mesh . I use the CB AAHS 28 wads in the Remington STS hulls and they do very well . I’m not doing it to disprove or anything like that it just happens I have several thousand REM hulls and a case or two of the wads . Also have a few hundred once ...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 gauge
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: 28 gauge

I haven't tried unique, been using long shot, universal, lilgun and 800x. The long shot and universal I'm not overly impressed with- unburnt powder in the bores. Really prefer 800x. I've also found Remington hulls and Ballistic Products wads do not play well together. I'm a Winchester hull guy, but...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 gauge
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: 28 gauge

You must shoot a lot of skeet and/or clays ? Actually I’ve got a mountain of components and decided to put a bunch together . I shoot a fair amount with my 10’s , 16’s and the two 28’s . But I’ve got all my empty 16 hulls loaded , I’ve got about 750 loaded for the 10’s with bird shot as well as twe...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 gauge
Replies: 12
Views: 292

28 gauge

Took both my 28 gauge MEC 9000 loaders in to the shop Monday and fiddled around just about the whole day with the one I thought worked better when I used them last . And I messed with it about two more hours today until I got fed up . I then swapped presses and loaded 500+ 28’s with Unique and #8 sh...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your Canine Buddy
Replies: 47
Views: 1242

Re: Let's See Your Canine Buddy

I’ve got two a primadonas Border Terrier and a psycho wild child Boykin Spaniel !
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by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Roll Crimp

“IF” and that’s a mighty big if , if Precision ever gets the new 8 gauge hulls I’ve spoken for I’m going to purchase a roll crimper for the 10 gauge and quite possibly the 12 gauge . I wouldn’t wanna do roll crimps for hundreds of target loads in any gauge but in groups of 10-20 it isn’t that bad .
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Roll Crimp

Buckshot looks good enough. That's at 25 yards? Both the slug and ball look like they will do as well. Now go plunk a few vermin deer, or as my forester buddy calls them- mountain maggots. My heart isn’t exactly in sitting out in the heat like it was a month or so ago . But we have until the end of...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Roll Crimp

I think I’m pretty well satisfied with the buck load . And I think the punkin ball load will do . I’m also of the opinion the slug load works well enough but I may try two more just for the heck of it .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Roll Crimp

And finally I shot one round of the 000000 (.415”) eight pellets from the left barrel also pushed with Universal Clays in the SP-8 wad and buffer .
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by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Roll Crimp

I also loaded some more of the .775” punkin balls with five wraps of masking tape sitting on top of six 1/8” cards in the SP-8 shot cup again pushed with Universal clays . Again from the right barrel .
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by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Roll Crimp

Well I loaded two rounds with the 730 grain .775” slug I wrapped the slug with five layers of masking tape and a mylar .010” wrap set them on top of five 1/8 cards in the SP-8 shot cup and pushed it with Universal Clays . From the right barrel !
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by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Roll Crimp

Rusty wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:01 am
The thought of an 8 gauge makes my head hurt. I'm more of a 28 gauge kind of guy.
Just so happens I've been laboring over a pair of MEC 9000 28 gauge loaders today and I assume I may very well be doing the same tuesday and thursday this week .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JEFF QUINN
Replies: 26
Views: 1035

Re: JEFF QUINN

Condolences !
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Roll Crimp

piller wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:17 pm
Those are some big holes.
.775” to be exact !
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jul 26, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Crimp
Replies: 28
Views: 893

Re: Roll Crimp

Shot two punkin balls and two slugs all from the right barrel at 25 yards . The two punkin balls looked pretty decent the two slugs are still a bit apart . Might try a couple more wraps of tape on the slugs .
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