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by Bullard4075
Mon Jul 22, 2024 12:28 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Sky News (Australia)
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: Sky News (Australia)

A lot better than ours!
by Bullard4075
Thu Jul 11, 2024 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where did all our petroleum come from…?
Replies: 11
Views: 790

Re: Where did all our petroleum come from…?

I've never heard this question discussed. Does oil and coal have any other use than by man.
Does the earth use oil and coal for any purpose?
by Bullard4075
Thu Jul 11, 2024 7:10 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: President who ?
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: President who ?

Its not going well.
by Bullard4075
Tue Jun 25, 2024 4:27 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Even the Churches are succumbing...
Replies: 9
Views: 816

Re: Even the Churches are succumbing...

Wow !
by Bullard4075
Mon Jun 17, 2024 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Linotype?
Replies: 15
Views: 615

Re: Linotype?

"A fellow who posted over on "Castboolits" at one time tested a number of different batches of wheelweights and although there was some variation in composition they pretty close to 3% antimony, 0.5% tin " I'm curious how would such a test work? I'm not being a smart aleck, just ...
by Bullard4075
Mon Jun 10, 2024 11:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hunting GPS Chips
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Hunting GPS Chips

Anyone with experience with these? Years past I have been buying a a Hunting GPS brand chip for Montana and Alaska to work in my Garmin 76csx. For various reasons it has been two years since I last bought one. I just recently found out that Garmin will not support the HuntingGPS brand. Apparently Ga...
by Bullard4075
Fri May 17, 2024 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting "Skins" back from South Africa
Replies: 5
Views: 589

Re: Getting "Skins" back from South Africa

"Even if you are having taxidermy done in the US, you are still paying for dip and pack in Africa. Or if you choose to just take good photos and not do taxidermy, they charge you a VAT if you don’t export a part of the animal as a trophy. Bottom line they are getting you to pay something no mat...
by Bullard4075
Fri May 17, 2024 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting "Skins" back from South Africa
Replies: 5
Views: 589

Re: Getting "Skins" back from South Africa

I hunt Alaska every year and have not had the first problem. On all my trips driving through Canada and back I have yet to have the first problem Customs or otherwise. British Customs was a breeze, South Africa Customs was a breeze. This skins thing not a major problem just series of minor headaches...
by Bullard4075
Wed May 15, 2024 11:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting "Skins" back from South Africa
Replies: 5
Views: 589

Getting "Skins" back from South Africa

Went hunting in SA in Feb and I am in the process of getting my skins back to be processed here in Montana. I know there is a period of time for pickling,salting and boxing and whatever else they do for shipment. Paying with a credit card through Loco has been far from simple either. I am working wi...
by Bullard4075
Fri Apr 26, 2024 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: THE .44 SPECIAL IS ALIVE AND WELL! by JOHN TAFFIN
Replies: 36
Views: 4071

Re: THE .44 SPECIAL IS ALIVE AND WELL! by JOHN TAFFIN

A huge amount of good info. Thanks. Five Specials - so far- put me in the fan club.
by Bullard4075
Mon Apr 22, 2024 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bullard Rifle Fans
Replies: 3
Views: 997

Bullard Rifle Fans

The May-June of Rifle Magazine has a good article on the Bullard rifle. The pictured rifle is a close representation of mine though mine has a pistol grip.The article is much more accurate than some I've seen with obviously some research done with Scott Jamiesons incredible book(s). The total number...
by Bullard4075
Fri Mar 01, 2024 1:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back From South Africa
Replies: 12
Views: 2033

Re: Back From South Africa

Every evening dinner was a different meat. Between my son and I we harvested Impala,Nyala,Bushbuck,Zebra and a couple others . Ostrich,Zebra,Impala among others were menu items on succeeding nights. I was surprised how much I enjoyed each and all as I am not generally fond of wild game. All were muc...
by Bullard4075
Thu Feb 29, 2024 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let’s talk about shotguns for serious use.
Replies: 79
Views: 10914

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

"The pistol is for when a shotgun runs dry and you need to check for a pulse. " :D :D :D :D Man I love this place.
by Bullard4075
Thu Feb 29, 2024 12:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back From South Africa
Replies: 12
Views: 2033

Back From South Africa

Like so many of you I finally made it on a hunting trip to South Africa. To be more accurate Limpopo in the north east of South Africa. The whole experience was fantastic - ok - maybe the long flight not so much. Billings-Seattle-London-Johannesburg makes for a long trip, with layovers, 39 hours. Du...
by Bullard4075
Sat Dec 09, 2023 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fedex or Ups ? UPDATE !!!
Replies: 10
Views: 843

Re: Fedex or Ups ?

Well I used FedEx. Took my package without a hiccup. Guess we will see.
by Bullard4075
Thu Dec 07, 2023 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medical Travel Insurance for Africa
Replies: 7
Views: 670

Re: Medical Travel Insurance for Africa

Thanks everyone. :D
by Bullard4075
Thu Dec 07, 2023 2:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medical Travel Insurance for Africa
Replies: 7
Views: 670

Medical Travel Insurance for Africa

I'm going to South Africa come February on my first hunting trip there. North East SA , Limpopo to be precise. Airline tickets -Billings-Seattle-London-Johannesburg have been secured (by myself) and most everything else is in comfortable mind . The cell phone situation is still a bit murky but under...
by Bullard4075
Wed Dec 06, 2023 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fedex or Ups ? UPDATE !!!
Replies: 10
Views: 843

Fedex or Ups ? UPDATE !!!

I'm sure this this been discussed (and cussed) before but I'm in a bit of a time crunch. I have to return my Ruger LCP II 22lr (discussed earlier on another thread https://www.levergunscommunity.org/viewtopic.php?t=88996) to Ruger. Tomorrow. Opinions on which (Fedex or UPS) is the preferred?? Thanks...
by Bullard4075
Sun Nov 19, 2023 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trouble with a Ruger.
Replies: 7
Views: 704

Re: Trouble with a Ruger.

Wife and I took the gun in question (Ruger LCP II 22 LR) out shooting again. Tried various different ammo (all high speed) and had the same problems ,stovepipes, light strikes/misfires and one not seen before. A couple times the pistol would reload but then not fire as if the firing pin had not rese...
by Bullard4075
Fri Nov 17, 2023 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trouble with a Ruger.
Replies: 7
Views: 704

Re: Trouble with a Ruger.

The problem is that we really like the gun. :D :D
by Bullard4075
Fri Nov 17, 2023 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trouble with a Ruger.
Replies: 7
Views: 704

Trouble with a Ruger.

I bought my wife a Ruger LCP II "Lite Rack" in 22 LR. Right out of the box it would only fire 2 maybe 3 times out of 10. Single loading,repeated restrikes,different brands no change. Light strikes the norm. Cleaned,bought a spring kit designed to cure this problem all to no avail.There is ...
by Bullard4075
Sun Nov 12, 2023 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How deer hunting started
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: How deer hunting started

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Bullard4075
Sun Nov 12, 2023 12:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Binoculars
Replies: 30
Views: 24099

Re: Binoculars

Started using a chest harness probably 30 years ago and now it is almost as important as my Vortex 10x42 glasses. I now (last 10-12 years or so ) use a KUIU bino harness (https://www.kuiu.com/collections/bino-harness) for my yearly Alaska hunting trips. It is even better as it has extra pockets and ...
by Bullard4075
Fri Nov 10, 2023 1:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Washington's Dream - SNL skit
Replies: 6
Views: 924

Re: Washington's Dream - SNL skit

+1
by Bullard4075
Sun Oct 15, 2023 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Misplaced Firearm
Replies: 20
Views: 1035

Re: Misplaced Firearm

Gosh you guys make me feel good.

Daughter: Dad what do you want me to do with this pistol I found in this coat ( Down parka) you lent me to go skiing ?

Last used the parka 2 years previously, had looked for the pistol and figgered I had sold it.
by Bullard4075
Mon Sep 18, 2023 8:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Took the 1851 Navy to the Range this morning ...
Replies: 21
Views: 944

Re: Took the 1851 Navy to the Range this morning ...

Thanks. I have to look into loading 777 in cartridges (40-65 Win).
by Bullard4075
Sun Sep 17, 2023 1:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bullard Leveraction
Replies: 10
Views: 1239

Re: Bullard Leveraction

I believe at least one other on the forum has a Bullard rifle. A Canadian , G. Scott Jamieson, has authored two wonderful books on the Bullard rifle. These books are rich in the description,history,specifics and stunning pictures of the Bullard rifle story. I had the pleasure and good fortune to cor...
by Bullard4075
Sun Sep 10, 2023 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wet-forming a holster
Replies: 11
Views: 632

Re: Wet-forming a holster

What about vacuum packing the wet leather?
by Bullard4075
Wed Sep 06, 2023 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 special with round balls
Replies: 31
Views: 1347

Re: 44 special with round balls

I tried this years ago. I'll try to did out my findings, It was with Red Dot if I remember.
by Bullard4075
Fri Jul 28, 2023 12:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Far Side
Replies: 5
Views: 456

Re: The Far Side

My favorite artist.
by Bullard4075
Wed Jul 19, 2023 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Joe Pickett
Replies: 14
Views: 915

Re: Joe Pickett

Tend to agree with Blaine on this one. Too many common sense gaffs as a LEO.
by Bullard4075
Wed Jul 19, 2023 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Airlines and ammo?
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Airlines and ammo?

Advanced research (consensus) leads one to the conclusion loaded ammo is the only allowed. Simply asking to many questions can now raise "flags".
by Bullard4075
Sun Jun 25, 2023 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Deer Hunting with Rossi 357 Magnum Factory loads ??
Replies: 21
Views: 2676

Re: Deer Hunting with Rossi 357 Magnum Factory loads ??

All the above mentioned loads have worked for me, I would just advise against the real light weights of 110/125 grain.
by Bullard4075
Sun Jun 04, 2023 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is your Sunday-Go-To-Meeting Gun?
Replies: 22
Views: 1001

Re: What is your Sunday-Go-To-Meeting Gun?

Same as every other day. Kimber Custom Compact.
by Bullard4075
Fri Jun 02, 2023 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handloaders: Are You the Organized or Random Type
Replies: 30
Views: 1364

Re: Handloaders: Are You the Organized or Random Type

I'd say I'm kinda 80/20. :lol: :lol: And no I'll not show a pic of my gun room.
by Bullard4075
Thu Jun 01, 2023 1:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .44 Special Loads Over The Years
Replies: 13
Views: 934

Re: .44 Special Loads Over The Years

Thanks for the info.
by Bullard4075
Thu Jun 01, 2023 1:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Special .44 Specials
Replies: 17
Views: 832

Re: Special .44 Specials

Been a 44 Special fan for many,many years,but it appears I'm nowhere near you guys league. :)
by Bullard4075
Fri Apr 28, 2023 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 Special.
Replies: 29
Views: 2136

Re: 44 Special.

That I sold my 44 mags and now have .......let's just say...a number of 44 Specials says it all.
by Bullard4075
Fri Apr 28, 2023 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Case Cleaning
Replies: 29
Views: 1439

Re: Case Cleaning

Griff please expand a bit on the car wax, never heard that before. What kind, what's a dolip/ how much? Thanks.
by Bullard4075
Mon Apr 24, 2023 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Quiet Patriot
Replies: 4
Views: 355

Re: A Quiet Patriot

Done this more than a few times,
by Bullard4075
Fri Apr 07, 2023 12:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FFF (3F) Black powder in a 40-65 Win case.
Replies: 2
Views: 245

FFF (3F) Black powder in a 40-65 Win case.

What are the implications of loading 3F Black in a 40-65 ? I can't get 2F and I finally got my hands - through a friend - on a can of 3F. Let the games begin. 😀😀