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by Catshooter
Tue Jun 22, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One Of Those Things ........
Replies: 10
Views: 189

Re: One Of Those Things ........

Cool story Jim.

What did your dad like for a load/loads for his 686?


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by Catshooter
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I am looking for a .22 Long Rifle carry pistol.
Replies: 35
Views: 437

Re: I am looking for a .22 Long Rifle carry pistol.

Jim!

You are a shananagator! :) You trying to get ol' Six banned? :)


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by Catshooter
Sat Jun 19, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid Vaccine and Magnetic Attraction
Replies: 10
Views: 248

Re: Covid Vaccine and Magnetic Attraction

Jim, you're a shananigaotr from way back, I can tell. That's an shenanigan instigator in case y'all were unfamiliar.


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by Catshooter
Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hard Choice
Replies: 9
Views: 362

Re: Hard Choice

Depend on the child, wouldn't it?


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by Catshooter
Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brass Cartridges .....
Replies: 15
Views: 437

Re: Brass Cartridges .....

Jim, I agree with every word. Almost. You had internet in the early eighties? Man! Was Bill Gates your neighbor? :) I didn't get on the interwebs until '99, so you beat the socks offa me. :) Cat Well sir ... you got me there. I didn't get internet until somewhere between 96 and 98 .... all I can do...
by Catshooter
Mon Jun 07, 2021 3:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Classic Fighting Handguns
Replies: 117
Views: 3680

Re: Classic Fighting Handguns

Old Savage wrote:
Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:58 pm
I will send you a Taurus marked 45 LC for a security trade
Trust me … you can always have your Colt back :-)
Six,

Sounds legit. I'm sure he's trustworthy, the internet said so.


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by Catshooter
Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brass Cartridges .....
Replies: 15
Views: 437

Re: Brass Cartridges .....

Jim,

I agree with every word. Almost. You had internet in the early eighties? Man! Was Bill Gates your neighbor? :) I didn't get on the interwebs until '99, so you beat the socks offa me.

:)


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by Catshooter
Sat Jun 05, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Classic Fighting Handguns
Replies: 117
Views: 3680

Re: Classic Fighting Handguns

Six,

What a beautiful set of .38-40s! I'll take the one in front please thank you very much.

There just aren't that many guns purtier than the SAA in my mind. Especially the four and three quarters.


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by Catshooter
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Classic Fighting Handguns
Replies: 117
Views: 3680

Re: Classic Fighting Handguns

Six,

I think that fox wants you to come out and play catch!


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by Catshooter
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Classic Fighting Handguns
Replies: 117
Views: 3680

Re: Classic Fighting Handguns

Six,

Them's some beautiful Colts. Is that front sight factory on the Shooting Master? I see why you kept it. Nice, very nice.

Check your math young man: 2021 from 1862 equals 159 years. Back of the class for you! :)


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by Catshooter
Sun May 30, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Classic Fighting Handguns
Replies: 117
Views: 3680

Re: Classic Fighting Handguns

Six, You'd do fine in a fight. On the internet, the "First rule of a gunfight is have a gun". In real life the first rule is to be aware that a fight is approaching and not to be surprised. When the fight starts many of those who didn't see it coming or don't believe it can happen to them freeze up....
by Catshooter
Wed May 26, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .45 Short Colt
Replies: 41
Views: 2021

Re: .45 Short Colt

Seven thousand hours? Ha. I never once gave it a thought but, yeah, I suppose that's right. Six, yer way up on me, I didn't get started on my gun study until I was about 16, so almost 42 years. We're way past seven thousand, ain't we? And yes, you did the right thing by sharing your knowledge freely...
by Catshooter
Mon May 24, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .45 Short Colt
Replies: 41
Views: 2021

Re: .45 Short Colt

Well, pin my ears back and dunk me in the lard! I've read what Elmer said about it and I believed him. But until now I'd never seen a pic. Thanks Jim! Those are indeed short Colts. Argument put to rest as far as I'm concerned. "I fired one from my Ruger 7 1/2" barreled .45 and it went through the ch...
by Catshooter
Mon May 24, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Facvorite Rossi
Replies: 26
Views: 1558

Re: My Facvorite Rossi

The .357 is a great rifle cartridge.

Six,

I didn't get to read what you originally posted and I still know you're a naughty boy!


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by Catshooter
Sun May 23, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pics of a couple of recent acquisitions...
Replies: 14
Views: 980

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

Very nice tools! You probably already know that those simple, unadorned grips on your Smith are quite valuable. They only made that size & style for the 58, so very few. Very cool.


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by Catshooter
Sun May 16, 2021 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is a post about Grandsons's... don't open if you ain't interested.
Replies: 10
Views: 1393

Re: This is a post about Grandsons's... don't open if you ain't interested.

I can see you're glad of the blessing Jim, and I'm glad for you. Not all grandsons are worthwhile, mine's an person. He's gone over to the enemy.


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by Catshooter
Sat May 08, 2021 2:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 300 grain in 44 special
Replies: 26
Views: 1072

Re: 300 grain in 44 special

Yep, need to know the sixgun involved.

The heaviest I've ever loaded in the Special was an RCBS Keith style that weighed 275 or so. I don't recall the load, I'm sure it was some ridiculous amount of 2400.
by Catshooter
Thu May 06, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 300 grain in 44 special
Replies: 26
Views: 1072

Re: 300 grain in 44 special

It might not bounce off! Three hundred grains is a lot going-forwardness.


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by Catshooter
Mon May 03, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six, A. P. Lane
Replies: 20
Views: 918

Re: Six, A. P. Lane

Six, I grabbed that pic of the 1950 and am using it for my lock screen. Now I'm darn glad I did: all your pics are gone outa this thread! Did you forget to pay the rent at Photoshop? :) That is cool as hell that you killed a big buck with it. When was it? There in PA? Elmer's load? I've run his 17.5...
by Catshooter
Sun May 02, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six, A. P. Lane
Replies: 20
Views: 918

Re: Six, A. P. Lane

Man, that is breath-taking. And those are some very scarce grips too. Thanks for the pic Yep, I know about being a peon too! Worked as a sparky for 'bout 50 years or better. I'd've bought one of them beauties if I'd ever seen one. How do you go wrong with a .44? It was good enough for Sketter . . . ...
by Catshooter
Sun May 02, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six, A. P. Lane
Replies: 20
Views: 918

Re: Six, A. P. Lane

Beautiful old Model P Six, beautiful. Thanks for the pic. 1950 Target Smiths! Oh Lord. To me, a four inch '50 is right up there with the Model P & the 1911 for beauty. I've wanted one for I dunno, fifty years? Never even seen one other than pics. Skeeter & Elmer were the best. I grew up reading ever...
by Catshooter
Sat May 01, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six, A. P. Lane
Replies: 20
Views: 918

Re: Six, A. P. Lane

Man Six, all three of those are beauties! Do they shoot as good as they look?

I've never seen a pinned barrel Colt before. How about that.

I knew you were Jay Bird. Pretty unmistakable writing style. :)


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by Catshooter
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six, A. P. Lane
Replies: 20
Views: 918

Re: Six, A. P. Lane

Man, that is one beautiful New Service! Jay, or Six, or whoever the hell you are, I'm jelly for sure.


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by Catshooter
Mon Apr 26, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The casting shed
Replies: 102
Views: 6814

Re: The casting shed

Gunny,

Four thirteen huh? Well, I bet if you cast some up out of about 1/2 lino type & 1/2 wheel weight or even pure it'll be about .410 or so. Or even pure lino. You might give it a try, if they don't work you can always just re-melt 'em.


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by Catshooter
Fri Apr 23, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The casting shed
Replies: 102
Views: 6814

Re: The casting shed

Yes, those calibers usually do well with cast, no reason they wouldn't. There's lots of "Sticky" threads on Cast Boolits and they hold a treasure trove of info. I really enjoy the independence that casting gives me. I've all the primer, powder and brass I'll ever need and I can cast to my heart's co...
by Catshooter
Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The casting shed
Replies: 102
Views: 6814

Re: The casting shed

Good move.

I dislike Lee's moulds. He uses the wrong aluminum, they're put together poorly, but they almost always cast nice bullets. I've got a good few Don't like 'em though.


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by Catshooter
Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ammo prices
Replies: 21
Views: 1238

Re: Ammo prices

I would expect the prices to be going up. The prices on most everything is, so why not ammo too? We don't have Trump's hand holding the throttle back anymore. It's back to business as usual, meaning darn everyone else if I can make an extra buck or two.


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by Catshooter
Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ammo prices
Replies: 21
Views: 1238

Re: Ammo prices

You know where the rifle is and you can get to it: definitely not a hoarder. Those 721s were excellent guns, weren't they.


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by Catshooter
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Bersa-itus Cat
Replies: 62
Views: 2106

Re: The Bersa-itus Cat

Back in the old days I had a Beretta tip up pistol chambered in .22 short. It had a very thin front sight and a hollowed out notch for a rear. But that gun shot far better than it should and it was no problem to hit tin cans out to 25 yards or so. A little cheap pocket gun with almost no finish lef...
by Catshooter
Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The casting shed
Replies: 102
Views: 6814

Re: The casting shed

If you use a Coleman be sure to reinforce the grill. I won't hold the weight if you don't.


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by Catshooter
Sat Apr 03, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Bersa-itus Cat
Replies: 62
Views: 2106

Re: The Bersa-itus Cat

Six, Don't worry, no one could ever accuse you of being a snowflake! You've got way too much horse sense for that. Jim, Man, could your dad shoot! Would have loved to watch that action. Piller, Phylis Diller of sixguns! I love it. But don't hold back, tell us what you really think about Pythons! :) ...
by Catshooter
Sat Apr 03, 2021 3:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Bersa-itus Cat
Replies: 62
Views: 2106

Re: The Bersa-itus Cat

So you killed one of Gods creatures. Big effing deal. There are organizations that will come out and trap a stray cat, "fix" it, give it shots it may need, and find it a new home. I have done this many times. I think some of you Levergunners just like to shoot something rather than do that which is...
by Catshooter
Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Project For The Grandsons
Replies: 21
Views: 875

Re: A Project For The Grandsons

Excellent work Jim. A fine example of what's important is the Indian, not the arrow. I never could figure out why a "boys rifle" had to be so dang big!

Now it just need a suppressor . . .


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by Catshooter
Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Its a good time to move those black guns
Replies: 45
Views: 2192

Re: Its a good time to move those black guns

Blaine wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 1:30 pm
Just like Hellary's Basket of Deplorables, and SloJoe's Neanderthals....public castigation and ridicule often has the opposite of their intended results.
I doubt it. They'll just use it has further justification for their failure to take responsibility where they should.


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by Catshooter
Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The casting shed
Replies: 102
Views: 6814

Re: The casting shed

Man I looked - no dice on the .41 sizer. Sorry. What size bullet does the mould throw?


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by Catshooter
Tue Mar 30, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Its a good time to move those black guns
Replies: 45
Views: 2192

Re: Its a good time to move those black guns

We need to make those phone calls, send letters and emails. I think letters work better, becasue emails generally seem to come from email farms on the other side of the issues. I'm not getting rid of everything, but how many EBRs can you actually use? Is that a serious question? On a gun forum? :) ...
by Catshooter
Sun Mar 28, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Its a good time to move those black guns
Replies: 45
Views: 2192

Re: Its a good time to move those black guns

[/quote]And they will be... as soon as they ARE affected... Right now, they don't believe they will be. [/quote] I think you're right Griff. It's the same idea that they don't need to carry today because yesterday no one attacked them so surely tomorrow no one will! When it does happen it's too late...
by Catshooter
Sun Mar 28, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The casting shed
Replies: 102
Views: 6814

Re: The casting shed

I started casting over 50 years ago. Had a Remington-Rand .45 to feed with my Lee Wacker. I cast for most everything I shoot in rifles and all my handguns. With over a hundred moulds I can feed most anything comes along. I love it. Really appreciate the independence it gives me. Especially under tod...
by Catshooter
Sun Mar 28, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Its a good time to move those black guns
Replies: 45
Views: 2192

Re: Its a good time to move those black guns

"It's a good time to move those black guns" No, not really. It's a good time to make sure that yours is ready and in good shape. Unless guns are just a hobby, then by all means sell 'em! I to am too old to be infantry, those days are gone. But if I'm called upon to use one I'd rather have that deep ...
by Catshooter
Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you don't believe in God...
Replies: 12
Views: 1035

Re: If you don't believe in God...

If one leaves God out of the equations, lot and lots of life's mysteries cannot possibly be solved or understood.


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by Catshooter
Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Initial range report: Marlin 1894 38/40
Replies: 20
Views: 1250

Re: Initial range report: Marlin 1894 38/40

Good honest wear has it's own beauty.


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by Catshooter
Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My New Brass (even though it ain't brass)
Replies: 17
Views: 1356

Re: My New Brass (even though it ain't brass)

That's neat Jim, interesting stuff.

Six,

A thousand .22s? You are an experimenter for sure!


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by Catshooter
Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Initial range report: Marlin 1894 38/40
Replies: 20
Views: 1250

Re: Initial range report: Marlin 1894 38/40

Very nice man! I'd have to hold the rifle in front of the rear sight to keep the muzzle from touching, I'm sure.


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by Catshooter
Thu Mar 18, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OUR GUN CLUB HAS RUN OUT OF.....
Replies: 32
Views: 2791

Re: OUR GUN CLUB HAS RUN OUT OF.....

Six,

Now that's a daughter with class!


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by Catshooter
Wed Mar 17, 2021 3:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OUR GUN CLUB HAS RUN OUT OF.....
Replies: 32
Views: 2791

Re: OUR GUN CLUB HAS RUN OUT OF.....

Six, No help from Russia, Obama turned them off with an Executive Order. Trump did not reverse it either. 6pt, I've been doing the same around here. Not selling lots, but a brick or a pound can really make a difference for a buddy who got caught short. And that's who's getting mine, buddies. I've go...
by Catshooter
Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handgun shooters as we age.
Replies: 59
Views: 2908

Re: Handgun shooters as we age.

They are nice little shooters. Had one, sold it to a friend.

No thanks are needed for those dies. I've had hours of very enjoyable reading from the work you've put out.


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by Catshooter
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handgun shooters as we age.
Replies: 59
Views: 2908

Re: Handgun shooters as we age.

So that's what you wanted the 9mm dies for! Well good. I didn't realize they were for you.

Those are nice little 9s. I read an article where some Middle East soldier's tank ran out of gas, and all of his companions were killed. He used his Star to kill 11 of the enemy.


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by Catshooter
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some reasons we live in Wyoming
Replies: 8
Views: 528

Re: Some reasons we live in Wyoming

Very beautiful state.

But aren't you the guys who use a logging chain for a wind sock? Thought so.


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by Catshooter
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fenix Ammunition
Replies: 8
Views: 481

Re: Fenix Ammunition

Any how many are there of those? Zero, I'm sure.

Cool idea though.

Fennix posted up that on 2/25 that they put 300,000 rounds of 9mm up for sale. Hundred thousand of 115 grain: sold out in less than 60 seconds. All 300,000 went in less then 4 minutes.

Good times (if yer stocked up).


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by Catshooter
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Texas lifts Covid 19 Restrictions effective March 10.
Replies: 15
Views: 551

Re: Texas lifts Covid 19 Restrictions effective March 10.

Took 'em long enough. Sheesh. But better late then never I suppose.

Of course it's easy to be smug (yes, pardon me, I am being smug) when you live in South Dakota. Where the Governor NEVER shut the state down. Kristi Noem rocks!


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