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by Bill in Oregon
Sun Jun 13, 2021 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a place to hunt.
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Re: Need a place to hunt.

Rusty, tell him to join the New Mexico Fish and Wildlife Facebook page. This is not an official state page -- just hunters and anglers all over NM, and most of them willing to be extremely helpful to a young man wearing the uniform. He will of course need to become very familiar with the state hunti...
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid Vaccine and Magnetic Attraction
Replies: 7
Views: 104

Re: Covid Vaccine and Magnetic Attraction

Has recreational cannabis recently become lawful in your section, Jim? Just curious. :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Recent and Continuing Labors
Replies: 10
Views: 233

Re: My Recent and Continuing Labors

Sounds like you are honoring a noble pursuit, Hobie. Glad to hear what you are up to, and hope the health issues can be overcome. I know all about that stuff.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A HANDY TIP FOR SENIORS
Replies: 10
Views: 289

Re: A HANDY TIP FOR SENIORS

And he finds himself opening the thread because he subconsciously identifies with "seniors" .... :shock:
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nitroglycerin
Replies: 14
Views: 921

Re: Nitroglycerin

I broke down an old .303 load once and failed to wear gloves while handling the cordite. The headache is not a myth.
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting videos.....
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: Interesting videos.....

That's quite a piece of kit old Dave is wearing in the .45-70 video.
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Jun 07, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Carbines at MidwayUSA for those interested...
Replies: 19
Views: 448

Re: M1 Carbines at MidwayUSA for those interested...

They'll sell for $400-$500 right? 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF in NM: Cimarron Model 1894, 26-inch barrel, .38-55
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

Re: For Sale in NM: Cimarron Model 1894, 26-inch barrel, .38-55

Sold pending exchange of shellfish ...
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Firefox Browser
Replies: 13
Views: 292

Re: Firefox Browser

I switched to Google Chrome a couple of years ago. Currently experimenting with Duck Duck Go. I despise anything from Microsoft, with its dreadful Bing search and maps.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Jun 06, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Original North West Mounted Police Winchester carbine
Replies: 43
Views: 749

Re: Original North West Mounted Police Winchester carbine

Kirk, that's a wonderful "sidebar" about just mentioning the carbine while in prayer. You are right: God knows what is in our hearts, and sometimes He demurs and lets a material thing come our way that makes us smile. After all, He loves us doesn't He? 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Original North West Mounted Police Winchester carbine
Replies: 43
Views: 749

Re: Original North West Mounted Police Winchester carbine

Can't wait for your range report, Kirk. I briefly owned a repro, but to have put one's hands on the real thing -- and you being Canadian. I think the Good Lord surely must have "taken a likin' to ya."
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perfection heaters
Replies: 56
Views: 1550

Re: Perfection heaters

Lenn, very cool stuff. 8)
Headed toward the 100s down here, so probably need one of those evaporative cooler water bags Dad used to hand on the front of the '50 Chev DeLuxe. ... :(
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Launch day!
Replies: 18
Views: 473

Re: Launch day!

Jason, your father has a young man's smile. Boats can do that to a feller. 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Violin Lessons... (Keltic SUB-2000)
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Re: Violin Lessons... (Keltic SUB-2000)

Watched some off-duty Border Patrol officers running those little Kel-Tecs a while back at our LEO range. Pretty useful tools.
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More pretty dead cow
Replies: 8
Views: 372

Re: More pretty dead cow

How can a man go wrong with a sixgun in a Threepersons holster? Those pieces are beautifully executed, Scott.

The man behind that holster: https://www.atf.gov/our-history/tom-threepersons
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Holes in the Bridge
Replies: 11
Views: 731

Re: Holes in the Bridge

Nice thread. 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Mon May 31, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back in the Hospital
Replies: 42
Views: 2127

Re: Back in the Hospital

Oh no! Praying again for both of you.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun May 30, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Classic Fighting Handguns
Replies: 117
Views: 3522

Re: Classic Fighting Handguns

I liked this one for close-in work on my little brothers.
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by Bill in Oregon
Sun May 30, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning 1895 in 30-40
Replies: 34
Views: 4639

Re: Browning 1895 in 30-40

Eager to hear results when you get her to the range, Scott.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu May 27, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF in NM: Cimarron Model 1894, 26-inch barrel, .38-55
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

Re: Cimarron Model 1894, 26-inch barrel, .38-55

If anyone reads Rifle magazine these days, there is a nice spread on this very Cimarron in the July issue.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu May 27, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leverguns Forum referenced on MarlinOwners
Replies: 28
Views: 1066

Re: Leverguns Forum referenced on MarlinOwners

Vall, it is still a surprisingly large forum with a lot of niche forums. I found my way back after acquiring a Wesson and Harrington Target Classic in .38-55. Maybe go there once a month. I wonder if old Greybeard himself has anything to do with it anymore. For some reason he would not let the name ...
by Bill in Oregon
Thu May 27, 2021 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leverguns Forum referenced on MarlinOwners
Replies: 28
Views: 1066

Re: Leverguns Forum referenced on MarlinOwners

This business of moderator kool-aid troubles me. I left Greybeard Outdoors for years over this very sort of petulant childishness. I occasionally poke my hooter in the door at MO, but I am here, and at accuratereloading.com, several times each day. I like where it is "chill." 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Wed May 26, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back in the Hospital
Replies: 42
Views: 2127

Re: Back in the Hospital

This is some looked-for news, Scott. Hope the trail is a smooth one from here until full recovery.
by Bill in Oregon
Tue May 25, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PO Ackley 1885 Winchester
Replies: 11
Views: 754

Re: PO Ackley 1885 Winchester

Vall, when are you going to dedicate your firearms museum? I am serious. What a wonderful rifle to be properly appreciated and cared for in your hands. 8) Oh, and congratulations on the gun show. We haven't had one here either, but I can't say as I miss the scented candles, acrylic knitted items and...
by Bill in Oregon
Tue May 25, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dixie gun works
Replies: 13
Views: 966

Re: Dixie gun works

Lenn, I have dealt with Dixie for decades. Sometimes they are the only importer that insists the Italians get the details right.
I wish they weren't so backed up right now.
by Bill in Oregon
Tue May 25, 2021 7:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pics of a couple of recent acquisitions...
Replies: 14
Views: 945

Re: Pics of a couple of recent acquisitions...

A feller could consider himself "all set" with those two. 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Tue May 25, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Facvorite Rossi
Replies: 26
Views: 1535

Re: My Facvorite Rossi

The carbine I had many years ago oddly preferred a fairly hot 110-grain .357 handload over all others. Good little leverguns.
by Bill in Oregon
Tue May 25, 2021 7:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .45 Short Colt
Replies: 41
Views: 1943

Re: .45 Short Colt

Scott, the Army sort of did this before when it introduced the 55-grain/405 bullet loading for use in the Trapdoor Springfield carbine, vs. the 70-grain/405 loading for the rifles in response to recoil concerns. Jim, thanks for bringing this up, as I, too, remember Elmer writing about the .45 short ...
by Bill in Oregon
Tue May 25, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back in the Hospital
Replies: 42
Views: 2127

Re: Back in the Hospital

Sorry you and Kathy are facing this challenge, Scott. Asking God to help her doctors sort it all out immediately. She is blessed to have you as her husband.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun May 23, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLD Hornady 10mm/.40 S&W dies; Lee .312-185 mold and Lee .314 sizing die
Replies: 3
Views: 396

SOLD Hornady 10mm/.40 S&W dies; Lee .312-185 mold and Lee .314 sizing die

The Hornady 10mm/.40 S&W dies are new and unopened, and I'll add in 70 mixed headstamp 10mm cases, deprimed but not sized. $65 shipped. https://hosting.photobucket.co...sizeoutput_1787.jpeg The Lee .312-185-1R double cavity mold is in great shape, and out of range scrap I get a bullet that drops at ...
by Bill in Oregon
Sun May 23, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF Glock Model 40 MOS, 10 mm
Replies: 4
Views: 1296

Re: FS: Glock Model 40 MOS, 10 mm

SPF
by Bill in Oregon
Sun May 23, 2021 6:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it time for a new......
Replies: 52
Views: 4678

Re: Is it time for a new......

Ray, thank you for the link to the Eras Gone video. I had one of their .44 molds a while back and was impressed.
This sure has me rethinking the .31 Colts -- and with considerably more respect. Sam Colt was not a fool.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun May 23, 2021 6:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you guys think about these UFO's recently...?
Replies: 71
Views: 5058

Re: What do you guys think about these UFO's recently...?

Maybe because of our understanding of the nature of the universe, carbon-based life forms are the constant among most living creatures across the Universe. Maybe other "alien civiizations" -- our cartoon-level human/earthling concept -- are also made in the image of the universal God. Maybe Earth is...
by Bill in Oregon
Sat May 22, 2021 6:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scope for air rifle
Replies: 11
Views: 752

Re: Scope for air rifle

I have a Hawke 2-7X airgun-rated scope on my inexpensive but relatively powerful Xisico B-25. It is holding up fine.
Agree with ywaltz on the huge difference in accuracy you can get just by changing pellet brands.
by Bill in Oregon
Fri May 21, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting from Midway
Replies: 13
Views: 1443

Re: Interesting from Midway

Ray, thank you for that intel on Lee resizing lube.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu May 20, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .50-70 Gov't question
Replies: 26
Views: 1981

Re: .50-70 Gov't question

Wait, Scott, did you say Bill Bagwell passed away? He sure knew a thing or two about Sharps rifles and loading for BPCR.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu May 20, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern, cool can opener added.
Replies: 195
Views: 16324

Re: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern, cool can opener added.

Love these old lanterns, Lenn. I had to sell off my collection before moving some years ago, but still have one Dietz. Your inspector lantern looks bright enough to spot a hobo hiding in a rail car ... :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Thu May 20, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting from Midway
Replies: 13
Views: 1443

Re: Interesting from Midway

Apache Blue you say? I have mostly used SPG or some homemade Paul Matthews stuff.
by Bill in Oregon
Wed May 19, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blains Bullets in my .45-70 Double
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: Blains Bullets in my .45-70 Double

Doggone it Charles. About the time I forget about that beautiful Beretta double rifle, you post a picture of it again, and I stumble off in search of a swooning chair and smelling salts ... :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Wed May 19, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shell Separation
Replies: 15
Views: 1757

Re: Shell Separation

Nate/Steve: Thank you so much for that tip. I keep Cerrosafe on the reloading bench, but never thought to use it to extract a broken shell. Genius! 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Wed May 19, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range report, Vaquero .44-40
Replies: 16
Views: 1606

Re: Range report, Vaquero .44-40

Very nice fourth target, Jason. Going to try any BP loads?
by Bill in Oregon
Wed May 19, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF Glock Model 40 MOS, 10 mm
Replies: 4
Views: 1296

Re: FS: Glock Model 40 MOS, 10 mm

Had a question about the holster. It is well made and an excellent fit, and cut to accommodate a red dot.

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by Bill in Oregon
Wed May 19, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF Glock Model 40 MOS, 10 mm
Replies: 4
Views: 1296

Re: FS: Glock Model 40 MOS, 10 mm

Will go $795 shipped.
by Bill in Oregon
Wed May 19, 2021 7:13 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF! For the hog and bear hunters, .458 SOCOM upper
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: For the hog and bear hunters, .458 SOCOM upper

Sold pending exchange of cabbage.
by Bill in Oregon
Tue May 18, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF! For the hog and bear hunters, .458 SOCOM upper
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: For the hog and bear hunters, .458 SOCOM upper

Grizz: really, really sharp knife. :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Tue May 18, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF! For the hog and bear hunters, .458 SOCOM upper
Replies: 3
Views: 780

SPF! For the hog and bear hunters, .458 SOCOM upper

Just about done bleedin' firearms, boys. Here is a very lightly used Atheris Rifle Co. .458 SOCOM upper, the heart of which is the SBR 16-inch stainless bull barrel with "official" Teppo Jetsu chamber. Rest of the hardware -- milspec upper receiver, MLOK rail, BCG is mostly Atheris. Comes with a Lan...
by Bill in Oregon
Tue May 18, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Learning to shoot again
Replies: 23
Views: 2398

Re: Learning to shoot again

Jerry, keep up the good work with the air rifles in the basement. Have an air pistol, too?