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by .45colt
Sat Apr 27, 2024 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bear Creek Supply “shuttlecock” bullet
Replies: 16
Views: 1780

Re: Bear Creek Supply “shuttlecock” bullet

Do they have lube grooves or are they coated Scott? How fast are You pushing them? Look Good.! I didn't see the second post. :oops: .
by .45colt
Sat Apr 27, 2024 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Movies
Replies: 27
Views: 2686

Re: Old Movies

I like most of All the stuff The same as Youse Guys..... :lol: . Last night when Momma went to bed I watched the first Monty Walsh on You tube. Lee Marvin and Jack Palance were terrific. Tom Horn is a Good one as well and We get to see a lot of a 1876 45-60. Lonesome Dove, Dances with Wolves, Open R...
by .45colt
Fri Apr 26, 2024 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gorgeous lever gun, but why?
Replies: 24
Views: 2317

Re: Gorgeous lever gun, but why?

I have had an 86/71 45-70 since around 2012. For Me it is an excellent rifle. No safety of any kind, a 4lb trigger that is crisp ,good size and weight for a 45-70. If I was fifty years younger I'd carry it all day but no more. one in 30-30 makes no sense to Me at all. I won't touch anything with a t...
by .45colt
Thu Apr 25, 2024 1:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pitchy (Lenn)
Replies: 34
Views: 3194

Re: Pitchy (Lenn)

Thanks for Just Showing Up and posting a Picture.!! At least Your out in the Sunshine that will Help You Feel better. Don't stay away, any post from You makes My Day. One Day at a Time !! :D .
by .45colt
Thu Apr 25, 2024 7:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off Topic....Great Sheriff
Replies: 3
Views: 944

Off Topic....Great Sheriff

Monday after We ate dinner I look out the front window and there is a Large individual wearing a black hoodie walking down the road in front of the house. pretty unusual Here . next door is a two story house that is falling down, no one has lived there for two years since the neighbor went "awa...
by .45colt
Sun Apr 21, 2024 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Comfort food a dark, wet day
Replies: 10
Views: 1553

Re: Comfort food a dark, wet day

That's a Good lookin dish Bill! Enjoy. The Weather here on the shores of Lake Erie has been olmost all rain. all winter. Drives Me nuts as I hat the MUD! The easiest winter in My seventy years. only started My snow blower one time. I fully expect the winds aloft to shift next year and then We will b...
by .45colt
Fri Apr 19, 2024 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pitchy (Lenn)
Replies: 34
Views: 3194

Re: Pitchy (Lenn)

In My more than twenty years on this forum No One spread more Good Will than Pitchy. His posts of course weren't always on topic but His Amazing ability to build things and post a million pictures were a seemingly never ending thing. All We can do is offer Prayers Up for His continued strength.
by .45colt
Fri Apr 19, 2024 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lost our pup this week
Replies: 22
Views: 1970

Re: Lost our pup this week

Always a terribly Sad time. Sorry for Your loss. It's been about 11 years since I put My last dog down . I still haven't gotten over it. I wish most people in My life had been as Happy to See Me as My Dogs.
by .45colt
Thu Apr 18, 2024 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tornado Hit Us Wednesday
Replies: 30
Views: 1655

Re: Tornado Hit Us Wednesday

That's Great news for sure !! We had two south of us here in Ohio last night an EF1 and EF 0. I find it amazing how we can see the storms moving across the state on the weather. Had a lot of rain and wind here but No damage.
by .45colt
Tue Apr 16, 2024 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the cabin in PA cleaned up for the season
Replies: 17
Views: 1195

Re: Got the cabin in PA cleaned up for the season

That's a Great Way to spend a weekend!. :mrgreen: .
by .45colt
Tue Apr 16, 2024 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage lever gun in .22
Replies: 5
Views: 556

Re: Savage lever gun in .22

The Little Boy prime minister up there must not have been told about this deal. When He does find out it will all go up in smoke . I wish Savage would just build it in the U.S.
by .45colt
Sat Apr 13, 2024 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photo of me in my black cowboy outfit during the eclipse.
Replies: 24
Views: 1619

Re: Photo of me in my black cowboy outfit during the eclipse.

Boy I need that !! Thanks Jim. :lol: :lol: :lol: . There is a HUGE feral Cat that lives in the abandoned house next door. He is rarely seen but when it got dark He came out and looked around like what's going on ? It must be a heck of a hunter to survive on only what it can catch.
by .45colt
Fri Apr 12, 2024 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tornado Hit Us Wednesday
Replies: 30
Views: 1655

Re: Tornado Hit Us Wednesday

I Too am Glad You and the Family are O.K. High wind and tornados are one of My biggest fears. Prayers Up.
by .45colt
Tue Apr 02, 2024 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 350 grains at 2,600 FPS - from a handgun....
Replies: 11
Views: 842

Re: 350 grains at 2,600 FPS - from a handgun....

If He doesn't kill himself with another big "accident".... :oops: ... and lives past 65 I bet He will feel a lot worse than Me. :lol: .
by .45colt
Tue Apr 02, 2024 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many of you miss the old Marlin print ads?
Replies: 17
Views: 1068

Re: How many of you miss the old Marlin print ads?

The Marlin Horse and Rider is My favorite. :D .
by .45colt
Mon Apr 01, 2024 3:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY EASTER
Replies: 15
Views: 838

Re: HAPPY EASTER

We attended yesterday and it was Very Nice. Thank You Lord. The Little Kids sang (about 20) three songs and did very Well. The Pastor couldn't attend He has seven Kids and His 18 year old Daughter ,on the way back to collage was in a bad accident three weeks ago. She has been in an induced coma sinc...
by .45colt
Thu Mar 28, 2024 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off topic..Redneck Dream offroader....
Replies: 7
Views: 1036

Re: Off topic..Redneck Dream offroader....

The backhoe on the one up the street is folded up on the back of the truck piggy back and completely out of the way. In the text it says the front bucket and backhoe are removable. I stopped at the Farm the other day and walked around it. Knocked on the Door at the House and no one was Home. Anythin...
by .45colt
Wed Mar 27, 2024 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off topic..Redneck Dream offroader....
Replies: 7
Views: 1036

Off topic..Redneck Dream offroader....

Guy up the street has a farm and a lot of Big equipment. He has one of these. What a Beast. https://silodrome.com/mercedes-benz-unimog-419/
by .45colt
Sun Mar 24, 2024 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Marlin 1894 44 Magnum
Replies: 16
Views: 1714

Re: Ruger Marlin 1894 44 Magnum

I am in the middle of a bathroom remodel....A Friend of Mine who is doing the work demands to be in the inspection of any big items We buy. He said the quality is so bad now everything has to be closely looked at. He has 40 + years doing this work.
by .45colt
Thu Mar 21, 2024 7:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: one shot with a 44 or 45 lever, whats you load
Replies: 30
Views: 2521

Re: one shot with a 44 or 45 lever, whats you load

Six Gun wrote:'There’s not too many people who could hold their cool on a moving target intent on eating you so I would opt for a load with the most recoil and then I’d shoot straight down in the ground hoping the recoil would push me high enough to grab a branch."...... exactly.... On the Marl...
by .45colt
Thu Mar 21, 2024 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT, post and beam
Replies: 67
Views: 6877

Re: OT, post and beam

Holy Stuff! This Great thread never ends. What's a ballpark $$ amount that this Barn is costing? That's No Job for Old Geezers....Like Me.
by .45colt
Tue Mar 19, 2024 7:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Panic time. . . . an ECLIPSE…!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1466

Re: Panic time. . . . an ECLIPSE…!!!

Quite a bit of the media in Cleveland is trying to whip this all up, how to watch, what to buy, what to do, bla,bla bla. ... most are trying to figure out how to make a buck off of it. :lol: .
by .45colt
Sun Mar 17, 2024 9:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Baseball fans here?
Replies: 22
Views: 1926

Re: Baseball fans here?

Professional Sports lost Me long ago. I see around 40% crybabies who ruin it for the rest of the hard working Guys trying to stay on the field. The money the make is an insult to any Man or Women who has worked their whole life.
by .45colt
Fri Mar 15, 2024 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missed it by that much!
Replies: 8
Views: 725

Re: Missed it by that much!

The one for Me that "got away" about ten years ago was a Savage model 24 . Like new in the box .357 mag over 20 ga. It would have been the perfect deer/plinker here in Ohio. It is the only one I ever saw, I blinked and it was gone. Durn. :( .
by .45colt
Thu Mar 14, 2024 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT, post and beam
Replies: 67
Views: 6877

Re: OT, post and beam

Oh Gee Gunny... I applaud You for All the Hard Labor and wish You well, Stay Strong..... But how about the '73's at the neighbors.....?............Your Killin Me........
by .45colt
Thu Mar 14, 2024 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 338 Marlin Question
Replies: 15
Views: 1064

Re: 338 Marlin Question

I have both the MX and The MXLR in .338 . If Ruger was to get serious about the .338 with different weight bullets they could set the world on fire. I have a target somewhere that I shot with Remington 250grn bullets out of the Mx at 100 yards. 5 shots in one inch. Remlin could hardly make a 30-30 u...
by .45colt
Thu Mar 14, 2024 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: are Rossis getting better?
Replies: 34
Views: 3349

Re: are Rossis getting better?

Sure...... they are getting better every day . The design of JMB is flawless . Rossi couldn't kill it . Sure the Rossi's may need some tweaking. The average guy can make the work 100%.... with a little help from the internet an Nate.
by .45colt
Wed Mar 13, 2024 1:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IN THE PAST .......
Replies: 7
Views: 858

Re: IN THE PAST .......

My Grandfathers Brother in Law Uncle Joe was born about 1885. Joe turned out to be a Tin Smith in Cleveland all His life. As long as anyone could re-member Joe made His own Beer. He smoked a box of Cuban crook cigars a week. Joe had a house in a quiet suburb near downtown that had a front porch fini...
by .45colt
Wed Mar 13, 2024 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 65 218 Bee
Replies: 26
Views: 2409

Re: Winchester 65 218 Bee

Wow ! if I was there I'd be looking to get the '73's down. :D .
by .45colt
Wed Mar 13, 2024 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sage learned a hard lesson today!
Replies: 13
Views: 1496

Re: Sage learned a hard lesson today!

Fifty years ago I had a black lab. I got called away to help a Guy so I put Him in the garage instead of walking back to His run. was back in about 30 minuet's. He showed Me by chewing up a bunch of My fishing rods . never did that again. :shock: .
by .45colt
Sun Mar 10, 2024 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I lost my willie
Replies: 19
Views: 2010

Re: I lost my willie

Sorry to Hear this, it's hard enough to lose a Dog . :cry: .
by .45colt
Sun Mar 10, 2024 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: are Rossis getting better?
Replies: 34
Views: 3349

Re: are Rossis getting better?

I have looked at a few in the last six months. way better fit and finish, worked the lever as well and seemed pretty smooth. The local farm store has them for around $700.00, sometimes with a $75.00 of coupon.
by .45colt
Thu Mar 07, 2024 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guilty!
Replies: 27
Views: 2000

Re: Guilty!

Look up the Screen actors guild safety rules on "gun safety". It is All written out plain as can be. just about anyone on the set while this was going on is guilty. they just can't claim ignorance. Baldwin is a lowlife idiot who happens to be rich. They have been making movies involving we...
by .45colt
Wed Mar 06, 2024 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pig Hunting In Texas With A 50-100-450
Replies: 16
Views: 1401

Re: Pig Hunting In Texas With A 50-100-450

Thank You Shrapnel . A nice piece of History.!
by .45colt
Tue Mar 05, 2024 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 65 218 Bee
Replies: 26
Views: 2409

Re: Winchester 65 218 Bee

In todays insane world.. IF.. I wanted it I'd offer $499.00 . just because it's a Winchester. As we know the risk is on the buyer. sending You a P.M.
by .45colt
Mon Mar 04, 2024 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bluebonnets
Replies: 9
Views: 748

Re: Bluebonnets

Awesome All Around......!!
by .45colt
Sun Mar 03, 2024 1:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pig Hunting In Texas With A 50-100-450
Replies: 16
Views: 1401

Re: Pig Hunting In Texas With A 50-100-450

It looks like there is a brass medallion on the bottom of the forearm.? Is it inscribed ? Has this one been lettered? The more I look at it the more questions I have. Bad AZZ Cool. 8) .
by .45colt
Sun Mar 03, 2024 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Went to a gun show today
Replies: 21
Views: 2198

Re: Went to a gun show today

I haven't been to a good gun show in years. I watch several on-line gun shops and about every six weeks Momma and I take a ride over to PA where there just happen to be five Gun shops on the way to the Mall . one usually has around 100 used guns on the racks that can be handled and looked at. never ...
by .45colt
Sun Mar 03, 2024 10:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 70-150 winchester video
Replies: 9
Views: 756

Re: 70-150 winchester video

Great video..WOW.. He needs to take that rifle to Africa. One thing for sure is that Guy can really take a beating. My targets are all happy to be killed with a 45-70 .
by .45colt
Sat Mar 02, 2024 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New To Me Winchesters
Replies: 18
Views: 1706

Re: New To Me Winchesters

Gunny, it's obvious that Shrapnel had No choice as He was being charged. If one of those suckers get in Your Boot then you have problems. :shock:
Once again some really nice hardware today Shrapnel!.
by .45colt
Thu Feb 29, 2024 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Córdoba Argentina 2024
Replies: 17
Views: 1841

Re: Córdoba Argentina 2024

That is where the phrase "living Large " comes from. Wow.! 8) .
by .45colt
Thu Feb 29, 2024 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back From South Africa
Replies: 12
Views: 1744

Re: Back From South Africa

Good For You!! Glad You had a Safe Trip....and Yes the Rest of the Story? :D .
by .45colt
Mon Feb 19, 2024 4:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Older style 454 casull Rossi 92
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Re: Older style 454 casull Rossi 92

I saw a few for sale on used gun racks over the years . seems like they all had cracked forearms.
by .45colt
Thu Feb 15, 2024 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thinking of a 1886/71 in 444 marlin
Replies: 21
Views: 1956

Re: Thinking of a 1886/71 in 444 marlin

I have had a plain Jane 86/71 for now prolly 12 years. in the caliber You don't want to talk about.......My rifle has no tang safety and has a great 4lb trigger pull. It looks to Me like the Boarbuster models all have a tang safety on them. I would have to See one in person to test the action and tr...
by .45colt
Wed Feb 14, 2024 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question for Our Texans...
Replies: 2
Views: 315

Question for Our Texans...

Saw on You Tube "The Guns of Jess Sweeten" . I never heard of Him before and He must have been quite a Lawman. was He the real deal? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0efNsuLtww
by .45colt
Mon Feb 12, 2024 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon 2024
Replies: 6
Views: 644

Re: Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon 2024

Good for You!! Big Fun.Glad You Guys had a Good time. :D .
by .45colt
Tue Feb 06, 2024 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410 too little for any game you say?
Replies: 39
Views: 2627

Re: 410 too little for any game you say?

6PT wrote; "Two or three years ago I worked out 28 gauge loads for #1 , #2 and #3 buck in the little 28 . I also got one of the eastern block molds for a 28 gauge version of the Lyman sabot slug . That slug in the little 28 I had shot deer usable groups at my self limited range of thirty yards ...
by .45colt
Sun Feb 04, 2024 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone heard from Pitchy?
Replies: 8
Views: 1033

Re: Anyone heard from Pitchy?

Pitchy has a tough go in life...Not getting around like He did for many years .He Probably uses 8-10 Cords of wood on an easy winter to stay warm. I'm His age and I use maybe 2 cords a year but am able to burn hard anthracite coal as well. I can only offer Prayers and support for His situation . It'...
by .45colt
Sun Feb 04, 2024 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 410 too little for any game you say?
Replies: 39
Views: 2627

Re: 410 too little for any game you say?

Gunny; I have always loved the small gauge guns since I was a Kid. I took my Mossberg 500 I bought years ago deer hunting . I had the choke opened to skeet and it shoots slugs very well. I killed one Whitetail with it hunting on the edge of heavy second growth jungle .It was raining. It came running...
by .45colt
Sat Feb 03, 2024 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grandpa's little Colt .25 ACP
Replies: 10
Views: 826

Re: Grandpa's little Colt .25 ACP

That's a real Treasure Jason! Hope Your Dad stays strong.