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by CowboyTutt
Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press
Replies: 19
Views: 1120

Re: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press

Thank you, Pm sent. -Andy
by CowboyTutt
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press
Replies: 19
Views: 1120

Re: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press

Your quite welcome my friend. Even I get bit testy at times, and we all have our peeves. I feel a bit bad about my post about the 10mm to Piller, I had something "stick in my craw" as Robert Duvall said in Open Range. I just have been really dissatisfied with the way the whole 10mm debacle has been ...
by CowboyTutt
Thu Feb 25, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press
Replies: 19
Views: 1120

Re: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press

Found this for the horse paste dosage, it looks pretty solid. I would double check the dosage but I think this guy did his homework. -Tutt

https://www.maximpulse.com/permethrin/i ... -dose.html
by CowboyTutt
Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage guns
Replies: 35
Views: 609

Re: Vintage guns

You are so funny! :lol: :lol: :lol: -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rover lands on Mars!
Replies: 17
Views: 233

Re: Rover lands on Mars!

No, thats a complete joke as you know. :D
by CowboyTutt
Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Accurizing a 6 gun
Replies: 12
Views: 306

Re: Accurizing a 6 gun

Jeremy, that was my experience too. I think I only spoke to him 2 times, maybe 3. We often got off task about my sixgun and would talk about Harley's or something. He never seemed to mind taking the time with me. Every conversation we had was a gem. I would agree he was a very good man and such a hu...
by CowboyTutt
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dealin with the Prophylactic Grips
Replies: 19
Views: 302

Re: Dealin with the Prophylactic Grips

I like the looks of those "banana grips" on that gun. Jim, that is impressive shooting if you ask me with the sights that gun comes with. I'm used to or prefer white outlined target rear sights: S&W red plastic insert on a ramp, gold bar, fiber optic, tritium front blah blah etc etc sights to help g...
by CowboyTutt
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Levergun accuracy
Replies: 35
Views: 1202

Re: Levergun accuracy

Wow, I guess in hindsight I really got lucky with my Rossi Puma in 454 Casull that I had McPherson work over many years ago. It actually did slug out at .452 and seems to shoot pretty well. It started to crack the stock as they all do so off it went to McPherson although this was the plan all along ...
by CowboyTutt
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Longshot powder
Replies: 17
Views: 316

Re: Longshot powder

Well, I just about peed my pants when I read your response Pillar. It was so funny!! I have a few "sticking points" when it comes to the 10mm. For the longest time, the 10mm was down-loaded to 40 S&W. Call it "short and weak". You call it 10mm Special. Boy oh boy, load it as was it was originally in...
by CowboyTutt
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Longshot powder
Replies: 17
Views: 316

Re: Longshot powder

Yes Sir, a 1911 in 10mm is a dandy. Just be ready to chase brass about 30 yards. 😆 Ted, your gun is set up for the weaker 40 Smith and Weak cartridge, not the hot loaded 10mm as it was originally designed to be. You need to change out your recoil spring to a 22 lb one. All will be fine then. Its a ...
by CowboyTutt
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rover lands on Mars!
Replies: 17
Views: 233

Rover lands on Mars!

It doesn't look like anyone posted on this that I could see, but the video of the surface of Mars in the Rover's descent is astonishing! Way to go NASA!!!! More footage to come in the future too. -Tutt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4czjS9h4Fpg
by CowboyTutt
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Little sixgun grip trivia
Replies: 37
Views: 360

Re: Little sixgun grip trivia

I think Jay got it right after doing some research (like 1 minute's worth). :) If it is G.A. its also called "tiger wood" which would fit the pictures. This has been Esmeralda O'Sheehan's wood of choice for her grips for years and years. Teak is what is used on yachts thus my guess. Always a pleasur...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage guns
Replies: 35
Views: 609

Re: Vintage guns

I have always wanted an original large frame Colt Lightning rifle in 50-95. Not the most reliable guns but like an E-type Jag from the 60's to '71 they just have some unmistakable character when they run. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Accurizing a 6 gun
Replies: 12
Views: 306

Re: Accurizing a 6 gun

An oversize base pin with a locking set screw is a must for sure. I went with Belt Mountain Sheriff's base-pin. The #5 pin is prettier but this one allows a longer ejector rod stroke than factory or the #5 Elmer Keith version. They are still made today so many years later. Hand-fitting the parts to ...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Little sixgun grip trivia
Replies: 37
Views: 360

Re: Little sixgun grip trivia

Teak? -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Sat Feb 20, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Accurizing a 6 gun
Replies: 12
Views: 306

Re: Accurizing a 6 gun

I just spoke again tonight with Becky Munden. I can't say enough about her. -A-
by CowboyTutt
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cancel Search and Rescue! We are still alive and doing well.
Replies: 30
Views: 371

Re: Cancel Search and Rescue! We are still alive and doing well.

Been without power here for days on end over the summer due to fire problems. One of my most rewarding moments was when I went to the city office to recharge my phone and other items. I was surrounded by fellow neighbors who felt the same way. It was singularly one of the most exciting moments I hav...
by CowboyTutt
Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Accurizing a 6 gun
Replies: 12
Views: 306

Accurizing a 6 gun

This article came out almost 2 months ago and somehow I missed it until just a week ago or so. A new forum friend pointed out to me recently that Bob Munden's Six Gun Magic was still functioning because Bob had the foresight to choose a friend and gunsmith to be his understudy and taught him how he ...
by CowboyTutt
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello... again...wait, where am I?
Replies: 24
Views: 386

Re: Hello... again...wait, where am I?

It was at the Lytel Creek Shooting range. I have never been there, but its only 40 minutes from JR's home. We had a nice long conversation last night, we are thinking about a shooting event at the Angeles Range. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Following up on the small primer discussion
Replies: 5
Views: 171

Re: Following up on the small primer discussion

Thank you Scott. I have no cartridges using this size primer, so its only academic to me. But noted. Thank you Sir!!! -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cancel Search and Rescue! We are still alive and doing well.
Replies: 30
Views: 371

Re: Cancel Search and Rescue! We are still alive and doing well.

Camping gear comes mighty handy during these times! Glad your doing well Jim! -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More fancy grips
Replies: 11
Views: 367

Re: More fancy grips

Curious, found these by Esmerelda. Even prettier than my grips, for which I provided her the original blanks. These are prettier than mine I think, just not ambidextrous. I would say "buy" if they work for you.

-Tutt

https://esmeralda.cc/products/buckeye-burl-be2706b
by CowboyTutt
Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's
Replies: 30
Views: 431

Re: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's

Marbles "Bullseye" rear sight does look interesting, I have to say. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin website updated
Replies: 21
Views: 479

Re: Marlin website updated

Yeah it actually looks like they have quite a few models. I was interested to see that the 45 Colt leverguns are also listed at a 1:38 twist now (not just the 44 Mags) and I didn’t realize the 444 marlin had a 1:10 twist...! I got it admit I’d like to see them get into the hyphenated old cartridges...
by CowboyTutt
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin website updated
Replies: 21
Views: 479

Re: Marlin website updated

Seems like a pretty extensive catalog? I bet Henry is getting a bit nervous. :D -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 15
Views: 241

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

Its more a preventative. The Moderna and Pfizer vaccine is a 2 part treatment about 4 weeks apart. It builds up antibodies in your system so if you catch it, you will probably have no symptoms. BUT you can still be a asymptomatic carrier of the virus. Ivermectin is an effective remedy as you know. I...
by CowboyTutt
Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 15
Views: 241

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

I have like 6 tubes on order, more for my friends who don't want to get vaccinated. I had my 2nd Moderna shot on last Saturday. Makes your arm hurt for days. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's
Replies: 30
Views: 431

Re: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's

LOL :D First off, Griff is a good friend of mine although we have not spoken in years. He came to a shooting event at Friends of Billy Dixon Ultra Long Range Shooting Facility years ago. He was much welcome and added a lot to the company at Torkelson's house afterwards. IIRC his SASS number is like ...
by CowboyTutt
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's
Replies: 30
Views: 431

Re: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's

I've shot the Buffington one time through a friend's Trap Door. It does work pretty well. Perhaps its only drawback is it was zeroed for 250 yards. Anything shorter than that was considered "point blank" range and you aimed for the beltline of your target and hoped for the best. My 71/84 Mauser I th...
by CowboyTutt
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's
Replies: 30
Views: 431

Re: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's

I did my best to take some photos of the sight picture through 3 receiver sights. The first one is through the Lyman 66 on my 454 McPherson Puma. https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/f39/Cowboytutt/0215211128a_2.jpg The Lyman from the side. Its adjustable for elevation (quite a lot actually) and w...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's
Replies: 30
Views: 431

Re: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's

Tutt, You can get on faster with a tang sight...you throw the gun up and just look at the front sight......the same as with a receiver sight but with the receiver sight you still have to "look" for the opening..the tang sight peep hole is there instantly, slightly longer sight radius and is easier ...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Large Loop for Winchester
Replies: 17
Views: 249

Re: Large Loop for Winchester

Dad, according to the reviews, it doesn't look exactly like a drop in fit, best to send it to a qualified gunsmith for installation I think unless you have some gunsmiting skills. That being said, probably still cheaper than a full custom lever. A custom levergun will bring you years of shooting joy...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's
Replies: 30
Views: 431

Re: Tang sights: Lyman vs. Marble's

No tang sights here, I prefer a receiver sight. The tang sight sits so much lower in elevation than the top of the receiver, it has to be very long just to get to the same sight of the top of the receiver. Seems counter-productive to me. The Lyman 66 with Brownells Twilight apertures mounted into th...
by CowboyTutt
Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Large Loop for Winchester
Replies: 17
Views: 249

Re: Large Loop for Winchester

Might fit, back in stock in 2 weeks. -Tutt
https://rangerpointstore.com/winchester ... oop-levers
by CowboyTutt
Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More fancy grips
Replies: 11
Views: 367

Re: More fancy grips

Ted, those grips are amazing and one of a kind too. We seem to have similar tastes in 1911's as mine is also in 10mm. :D Grips are stabilized California buckeye burl. -Tutt

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by CowboyTutt
Sun Feb 14, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: getting my head around small primers
Replies: 22
Views: 442

Re: getting my head around small primers

Here's a really helpful page on primers from McPherson's book Metallic Cartridge Handloading. -Tutt

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by CowboyTutt
Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My dad passed away
Replies: 39
Views: 443

Re: My dad passed away

Sorry 6 pt Sika as well. So sorry...... Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help identify front sight for Ruger 45 Colt Bisley
Replies: 11
Views: 301

Re: Help identify front sight for Ruger 45 Colt Bisley

OK, but don't understand. Thank you for your consideration however. I do really appreciate it. Here's your pic. Thank you, Sincerely, -Tutt

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by CowboyTutt
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My dad passed away
Replies: 39
Views: 443

Re: My dad passed away

Been down this road many years before as some have said. Doesn't make it any easier. Worst experience in my life as we were good friends. I hear you and your family. Take to heart what he taught you. I'm so sorry. Life changing event, it was for me too. Prayers sent for you and you family. So sorry....
by CowboyTutt
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Long To Order A New Ruger GP100?
Replies: 23
Views: 368

Re: How Long To Order A New Ruger GP100?

Been wanting a 10mm Marlin on steroids for a long time now. McPherson is retired now from gunsmithing, not sure who could even make it for me now. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help identify front sight for Ruger 45 Colt Bisley
Replies: 11
Views: 301

Re: Help identify front sight for Ruger 45 Colt Bisley

I updated the front sight and added an additional "gold bar" at the top of the sight. I ordered up some various metallic paints from Testor and a brush kit that came with the kit already from Amazon. After playing around some with various colors I went with Testor's gold paint. Testor's paints are a...
by CowboyTutt
Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Long To Order A New Ruger GP100?
Replies: 23
Views: 368

Re: How Long To Order A New Ruger GP100?

I might not have read this right, but I don't think Blaine mentioned what caliber he wants it chambered for or barrel length. Please advise Old Friend. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request update Feb 11.
Replies: 14
Views: 236

Re: Prayer request.

Somehow I missed this one with my work schedule. Sorry for that. Saying prayers now, sorry. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Sat Feb 06, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: elephant gun v pine box
Replies: 25
Views: 515

Re: elephant gun v pine box

Scott is a good natured goofball who does hold the record for rapid firing of the S&W 500 mag, he beat out Jerry Miculek in speed shooting the 500 Mag by just a teeny tiny little bit. That being said, he is just one of many You Tube stars who's only claim to fame is blowing stuff up at short range. ...
by CowboyTutt
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 12Ga LEVERGUN
Replies: 17
Views: 461

Re: 12Ga LEVERGUN

Would agree that Turkey shotguns are a little hit and miss, but they also have a history of making some very nice ones. Tri-Star recommendation a good one, Jeff Quinn once had good things to say about them years ago, I nearly bought one. A lot of gun manufacturers are having things made in Turkey no...
by CowboyTutt
Fri Feb 05, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Met another member today.
Replies: 21
Views: 401

Re: Met another member today.

Years ago, I used to travel around to meet levergunners and other shooting people. It was always a great time. -Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Fri Feb 05, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Checking How the Barrel and Cylinder Line Up
Replies: 11
Views: 236

Re: Checking How the Barrel and Cylinder Line Up

Thinking water jugs, wet or dry newsprint, or a wet or dry blanket in a cardboard box would also capture a bullet just fine. Some good information here. Enjoyed the read.
-Tutt
by CowboyTutt
Fri Feb 05, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All Doc Ajmd429's fault.......
Replies: 11
Views: 276

Re: All Doc Ajmd429's fault.......

I got into airguns a year ago just by interest, very glad I did as was said, will make my real gun ammo go further. A Hatsan 135 QE in 30 caliber (50 lbs of cocking force for its air spring!) for $300 typically. Nice gun, 50.15 grain pellet at about 500 fps. Goes through 12 inches of ballistic gelat...
by CowboyTutt
Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help identify front sight for Ruger 45 Colt Bisley
Replies: 11
Views: 301

Re: Help identify front sight for Ruger 45 Colt Bisley

Well, I immediately got a response from Gary Reeder. It was the following: No, that isn't one of ours as there is no way we can know where to put the gold bands. You have to mark them yourself, then have someone put the gold bands in there. We don't do that. Sorry. Gary Reeder So no, I don't know wh...
by CowboyTutt
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tyler Gun Works Flattop
Replies: 17
Views: 296

Re: Tyler Gun Works Flattop

I actually haven’t shot a lot in the past few years and I’m revisiting this now. Yes Sir, I have been absent also for quite some time. Things have changed a bit and some new interesting load data available now if you can find the components which for some of them, I did. Quickload the best investme...