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by JBowen
Thu Apr 18, 2024 3:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 Shootn
Replies: 18
Views: 774

Re: 30-30 Shootn

I haven’t ruled out the Williams sight. This rifle was drilled and tapped from the factory for it. I have a 30-30 M94 with a Redfield receiver sight and it definitely makes a difference.

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by JBowen
Wed Apr 17, 2024 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Semi-auto in 250-3000….made by Ruger…!
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: Semi-auto in 250-3000….made by Ruger…!

He said he added a cocking handle to the slide. I guess that is how you load the first round.
Ol" Bill sure was a creative man.

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by JBowen
Wed Apr 17, 2024 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 Shootn
Replies: 18
Views: 774

Re: 30-30 Shootn

Nice loads and shooting on both. I went yesterday and tried out some new loads for my 375 Winchester BB94. They were not very accurate and/or I can't see the factory sights very good anymore. This one is top eject and I am thinking about getting a Skinner sight or one of Turnbull's Red Dot setups. O...
by JBowen
Tue Apr 16, 2024 10:32 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Gonad-test for Republicans
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Gonad-test for Republicans

I have been writing my US Congressman and US Senator, both Republican, lately about several subjects. I doubt that they ever see the letters. Both send back a response that is some sort of a blanket response on the subject that their staff responds with. At times I think/know that the Republicans ar...
by JBowen
Tue Apr 16, 2024 10:07 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB in Wyoming
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: WTB in Wyoming

Your welcome fellers. Winchester Bob is another good source.

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by JBowen
Mon Apr 15, 2024 8:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB in Wyoming
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: WTB in Wyoming

Here is a link to one for sale on Homestead Parts.
https://homesteadparts.com/shop/link-wi ... cPath=1_10

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by JBowen
Sun Apr 14, 2024 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: shipping parcels - tips
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Re: shipping parcels - tips

Thanks, Grizz. Good information.

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by JBowen
Sun Apr 14, 2024 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member
Replies: 19
Views: 270

Re: New member

Welcome from Franklin County, Arkansas. Nice buck!. If you are ever up this way, give me a holler!

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by JBowen
Fri Apr 12, 2024 6:02 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Blackrock still at it…
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: Blackrock still at it…

I asked my advisor at our meeting earlier this year if he would get Black Rock or any other company that pushes ESG DEI or any other of the woke following crowd. He and his assistant had blank looks on their faces and said he would look into trading them for something. Well I noticed on my last stat...
by JBowen
Fri Apr 12, 2024 5:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Western Bullet Company
Replies: 8
Views: 571

Re: Western Bullet Company

Paul105 wrote: Fri Apr 12, 2024 5:33 pm Sorry, a couple of hours east.
Thanks, Paul. If you happen to find out a good phone number for them, I would appreciate it if you would let me know.
Thanks

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by JBowen
Fri Apr 12, 2024 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Western Bullet Company
Replies: 8
Views: 571

Re: Western Bullet Company

I've ordered a fair amount over time and always received products. What Jim T said above -- It takes a while so be patient. FWIW, Paul Paul, you wouldn't happen to be near Missoula where Western Bullet is located? I have tried emailing and calling many times with no response. After 5 months I am ge...
by JBowen
Fri Apr 12, 2024 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Before and after
Replies: 11
Views: 289

Re: Before and after

Those look good Bill. Nice upgrade.

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by JBowen
Thu Apr 11, 2024 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tornado Hit Us Wednesday
Replies: 30
Views: 458

Re: Tornado Hit Us Wednesday

Glad you and the family are doing well. I know how your feeling now afterwards and it is starting to sink in what happened.
I went through an F4 in 2011 and I count my blessings everyday that we were not hurt.
Prayers up!

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by JBowen
Wed Apr 10, 2024 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Howdy from Georgia!
Replies: 22
Views: 572

Re: Howdy from Georgia!

Welcome from Arkansas. Glad to have you join us. You'll find something interesting on here most every day.

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by JBowen
Wed Apr 10, 2024 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found a Marlin 336 Beauty
Replies: 16
Views: 571

Re: Found a Marlin 336 Beauty

Very nice Mossyoak. That one is worth more than a new one in my opinion.
Thanks for sharing,

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by JBowen
Mon Apr 08, 2024 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mod 92 218 Bee RANGE REPORT
Replies: 8
Views: 308

Re: Mod 92 218 Bee RANGE REPORT

Looks like your off to a very good start. That will be a good varmint gun. Thanks for sharing.

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by JBowen
Mon Apr 08, 2024 4:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just one Blackhawk
Replies: 51
Views: 1310

Re: Just one Blackhawk

I would choose my 50th Anniversary .357 Flat top 4 5/8" from my small collection. But I really need a Flat top .45 like Rube's!


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by JBowen
Mon Apr 08, 2024 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lack of light
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: Lack of light

I was sitting in my lawn chair watching. I live in the "Path of Totality" and it was a neat experience seeing it get dark enough to see some stars and the street lights come on. Did you notice the drop in temperature? Must have dropped 10-12 degrees. Contrary to all the warnings we did not...
by JBowen
Sun Apr 07, 2024 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New to me 1886 help!
Replies: 10
Views: 479

Re: New to me 1886 help!

Welcome to the fire! I don't know the answer to your question but, that sure is a nice rifle there.

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by JBowen
Thu Apr 04, 2024 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIA M200
Replies: 11
Views: 462

Re: RIA M200

Not bad at all. What do you think about the quality of those? If I remember correctly, doesn't RIA import those from another country?

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by JBowen
Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Johnny Hopper and His War Against The Germans
Replies: 7
Views: 427

Re: Johnny Hopper and His War Against The Germans

His story would make a great movie. That was a good read.

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by JBowen
Tue Apr 02, 2024 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I know what he means
Replies: 9
Views: 562

Re: I know what he means

Yeah, you can tell it was hard for him to leave with so many roots there on his and his wife’s families, though he said he won’t miss the woke politics.
In his first video in Wyoming he is pretty excited with his new adventure.
I enjoy watching his videos.

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by JBowen
Tue Apr 02, 2024 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever #4: .356 Winchester
Replies: 22
Views: 783

Re: Lever #4: .356 Winchester

:D Congrats! I have its twin set up exactly the way that one is and I bet you will not be disappointed.
I have shot two deer with mine. One shot each and they only took a few steps on the way down.

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by JBowen
Sun Mar 31, 2024 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Timely Message From The Past
Replies: 9
Views: 326

Re: A Timely Message From The Past

Amen!! Truer words have never been spoken.

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by JBowen
Sat Mar 23, 2024 10:59 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Write to your State leaders
Replies: 0
Views: 78

Write to your State leaders

After watching some news and You tube videos Thursday and being fed up with the about everything, I went on a tear and started writing to my US Congressman Bruce Westerman, US Senator John Boozman, State Senator Gary Stubblefield and Governor Sarah Hucklebee-Sanders. All Republicans. I learned that ...
by JBowen
Fri Mar 22, 2024 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wonder what the ATF was after this guy for ...
Replies: 27
Views: 1138

Re: Wonder what the ATF was after this guy for ...

win40-82 wrote: Fri Mar 22, 2024 11:52 am Can you say Randy Weaver?
Yeah that is what I was thinking. He probably could have been arrested without gun fire. I bet we don’t get to see any body cam footage.
by JBowen
Fri Mar 22, 2024 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now THIS is one wild dog…!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 324

Re: Now THIS is one wild dog…!!!

:lol:
by JBowen
Fri Mar 22, 2024 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32-20 brass
Replies: 6
Views: 555

Re: 32-20 brass

That’s great customer service there. I have never bought from them before, but the next time I need something I will check them out.

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by JBowen
Tue Mar 19, 2024 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Panic time. . . . an ECLIPSE…!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 605

Re: Panic time. . . . an ECLIPSE…!!!

I have even seen predictions of earthquakes because a few after a total eclipse in 1811 the New Madrid earthquake happened. I live about 40 miles west of the center of the path and all the towns around here are preparing for thousands of visitors. I think I will just stay home, sit on my front porch...
by JBowen
Tue Mar 19, 2024 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Howdy Ya'll!
Replies: 32
Views: 1076

Re: Howdy Ya'll!

Welcome aboard. I was just reading your post about your website and your spreadsheet. Lot of good info there.

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by JBowen
Fri Mar 15, 2024 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies - 'action' type
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: Movies - 'action' type

X 2, I like westerns more.

Of the movies on the list I liked the Rambo movies and Die Hard. The rest well are kind of blah.

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by JBowen
Mon Mar 11, 2024 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 65 218 Bee
Replies: 26
Views: 1922

Re: Winchester 65 218 Bee

The lever may be rusty because the originals are curved for a pistol grip stock. That one may be from a different gun or has been reshaped.

I have a like- new 65 Browning 218 Bee and it shoots better than me.

Nice find.

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by JBowen
Sat Mar 09, 2024 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32-20 brass
Replies: 6
Views: 555

Re: 32-20 brass

I was at a gun show today and they had some Remington factory 32-20 for $120 per box! I am glad I am able to handload for my 32-20.

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by JBowen
Sat Mar 09, 2024 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally got a Flat Band
Replies: 4
Views: 443

Re: Finally got a Flat Band

Thanks for the feedback, guys. I thought the add-ons were from the late 40's to 50's.
We have a few nice sunny days coming up and I have a range trip planned to see if she is a shooter.

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by JBowen
Sat Mar 09, 2024 5:50 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: With all these illegal border-crossers...
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Re: With all these illegal border-crossers...

I’m afraid you’re right. I just hope we are not too far gone!

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by JBowen
Sat Mar 09, 2024 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally got a Flat Band
Replies: 4
Views: 443

Finally got a Flat Band

Went to a gun show today and found a decent deal on a Winchester 94 Flat Band. It is probably better than average shape, but it has been used. It has what I believe is a period correct Redfield series 70 EH receiver sight with the hunter knobs. The sling swivels could be period correct too, but I do...
by JBowen
Mon Mar 04, 2024 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Texas Independence Day!
Replies: 14
Views: 891

Re: Texas Independence Day!

Happy Independance Day to all you Texans! I don't have any roots to Texas, but I have a great admiration for the Spirit of
Texans. I think Texas is a great addition to the US and I wish more states were like it.

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by JBowen
Mon Mar 04, 2024 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wildfire
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: Wildfire

The NBC Evening News said this afternoon that an Xcel Energy Electric pole is believed to have broke and the electric wires
started it, but was still under investigation.

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by JBowen
Thu Feb 29, 2024 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Broke Back Mountain Cowboy
Replies: 12
Views: 1817

Re: Broke Back Mountain Cowboy

That was a good one!🤣
by JBowen
Tue Feb 20, 2024 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On 01 July last year.....
Replies: 2
Views: 289

Re: On 01 July last year.....

I have never heard of them, but I am glad to see them back up and running.

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by JBowen
Mon Feb 12, 2024 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 36 RPP?
Replies: 17
Views: 4679

Re: 36 RPP?

I always wondered how a 7mm-338ME would perform? Like a 7mm-08 +p? or a 280 Rem Rockrat, Layne Simpson built a 7mm STE ( Shooting Time Easterner) but necking down the 307 Winchester and had a custom barrel fitted to a Marlin. It would probably real close to what you are suggesting. I have a 7 x 30 ...
by JBowen
Sun Feb 11, 2024 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 36 RPP?
Replies: 17
Views: 4679

Re: 36 RPP?

I know this is a very old topic, but I wonder if anybody recalls any success with this wildcat?

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by JBowen
Fri Feb 09, 2024 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington #4 32 Rimfire
Replies: 7
Views: 421

Re: Remington #4 32 Rimfire

Nice problems to have!

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by JBowen
Tue Feb 06, 2024 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT, post and beam
Replies: 67
Views: 4703

Re: OT, post and beam

Now that's a barn! Not many built like that anymore. Mostly open span metal around here.

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by JBowen
Tue Feb 06, 2024 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 25 Calibers
Replies: 23
Views: 1359

Re: The 25 Calibers

I have a Winchester model 94 Hunter 25-35 made in 2005 I ordered new in 2005. I shot a few targets with it using the 117 gr RN Hornady and Remington 86 gr jacketed designed for the 25-20. It shot pretty well. I can tell you the elevation is way different between the two. I need to get it out and wor...
by JBowen
Tue Feb 06, 2024 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let’s talk about shotguns for serious use.
Replies: 79
Views: 6588

Re: Let’s talk about shotguns for serious use.

I have keep my 12-gauge Russian made Baikal coach gun by my bed for years. I had been searching for a Winchester 1300 Defender for that role since I have Model 1200 and 1300's for hunting and have had since the mid '70s. I found one this past summer and put it in that role. I haven't had to use it o...
by JBowen
Sun Feb 04, 2024 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting antique forearms videos
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Re: Interesting antique forearms videos

marlinman93 wrote: Sun Feb 04, 2024 7:05 pm Did you see his video announcement last fall where he said he bought Wyoming Armory in Cody, Wy.?
Sounds like he's gonna be busy between his work in SE Oregon and overseeing Wyoming Armory too!
Yeah I seen that video. He also has a website with guns for sale.

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by JBowen
Sun Feb 04, 2024 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting antique forearms videos
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Interesting antique forearms videos

The Cinnibar always has some interesting old antique to work on. This week he has an early Colt 44-40 pre-Frontier Six Shooter.
Here is the link;

https://youtu.be/rCyQeC9hx9s?si=EVCqR7ciaV_NY_6r

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