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by txpete
Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT- Is anybody reloading 7.62X39??
Replies: 17
Views: 2020

Re: OT- Is anybody reloading 7.62X39??

I don't know why they quit making them, but I suspect poor sales to start with. A lot of times it's all about timing. Look over on graybeards outdoor forums for all things Handi. The group of Handiholics there are always doing new things. Making new calibers going from smaller to largeer is one thi...
by txpete
Sun Jun 26, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT- Is anybody reloading 7.62X39??
Replies: 17
Views: 2020

Re: OT- Is anybody reloading 7.62X39??

wolf @ 100 meters zeroing in the scope http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/txpete/range31jan2011005.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/txpete/range31jan2011004.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/txpete/M77001.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/txpete/M77003.jpg http://img....
by txpete
Sun Jun 26, 2011 6:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT- Is anybody reloading 7.62X39??
Replies: 17
Views: 2020

Re: OT- Is anybody reloading 7.62X39??

http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?t=13453

good info 8) 8)

fwiw I like the win,fed and laupa brass best as they use large rifle primers.rem uses small rifle primers.I have a yugo and and a ruger 77 in 7.62X39.
by txpete
Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft
Replies: 478
Views: 87067

Re: OT - When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft

gak wrote:Anyone know the P-39? IIRC, many saw Russian duty.
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get ready for info overload :wink:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwksKXoDALI
by txpete
Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Semi-OT Cast Bullet Hardness
Replies: 8
Views: 1275

Re: Semi-OT Cast Bullet Hardness

9 lbs wheel weights to 1 lb of linotype will put you in the 15 BHN .a good quality lube hornady GC and the bullet sized to fit your rifles bore.
I am a big fan of the ranch dog bullets.

http://www.marlinowners.com/forums/inde ... 318.0.html

pete
by txpete
Sun Jun 19, 2011 5:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Accurate 5744 powder
Replies: 6
Views: 2315

Re: Accurate 5744 powder

ditto! I think its a great powder.I have also used it in my milsurp rifles.for you finn mosin nagant shooters..
in my finns M27,M28,M28/30 and M39's
160 gr GC bullet 15 BHN
19.0 grs 5744
laupa brass
win LRP

VERY ACCURATE LOAD
by txpete
Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT-Makarov pistol
Replies: 19
Views: 2823

Re: OT-Makarov pistol

http://www.hipowersandhandguns.com/makarov.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LY5IFZib9g&NR=1

now if you can take 8 solid hits of the hornady bullet and walk off super man is still alive :lol:
by txpete
Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT-Makarov pistol
Replies: 19
Views: 2823

Re: OT-Makarov pistol

I have2 East Germans and a Bulgarian and a makoholic :lol: .I got hook when I bought my first one for 100.00 OTD.I bought some cheap norinco green box ammo(2.99 for 50 rds) and headed to the range.I have never had a FTF FTE with a mak.I got some colts/sigs that I can't say that about :wink: http://i...
by txpete
Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what do you guys pay for your hunting license
Replies: 28
Views: 3625

Re: what do you guys pay for your hunting license

horsesoldier03 wrote:Disabled VET! I get my hunting and fishing license free! :D
same here in Texas.I haven't bought one since 04.as a side note same with my plates on my truck,drivers license or ccw.
by txpete
Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another OT question for you Harley drivers
Replies: 37
Views: 4024

Re: Another OT question for you Harley drivers

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best time I ever had.

ft lewis

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HAAF 66 FLH
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by txpete
Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another OT question for you Harley drivers
Replies: 37
Views: 4024

Re: Another OT question for you Harley drivers

OK, my history: Regular pedal bikes since before dirt was invented. One dirt bike; vicious, mean hearted, sadistic machine, darn near ripped my leg off when it kicked back at start up. It was my friends and that's the only thing that stopped me from shooting it. Question; Just how hard is it for a ...
by txpete
Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - I shot an M1A today !
Replies: 18
Views: 2444

Re: OT - I shot an M1A today !

I also shoot the M1...alot

now click on the link go down to page 10 and read to page 18 or so.I have been shooting the M1A(NM) and the M1 for years.its your rifles do what you want. :wink: I won't shoot that stuff in mine.


http://www.m14.ca/reloading/14_loading.pdf
by txpete
Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - I shot an M1A today !
Replies: 18
Views: 2444

Re: OT - I shot an M1A today !

I sold mine a few years ago but still have my socom 16.just a heads up these rifles have to operate on the right pressure curve as they still use a op-rod and 180 gr bullets are a no-go!.hunting ammo is a no-go also as the pressure is wrong and bending a op-rod can happen. http://www.m14.ca/reloadin...
by txpete
Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT--Taps
Replies: 14
Views: 1909

Re: OT--Taps

Old Ironsights your my hero and thank you for what you do for the troops.to me it is a insult :twisted: to have a boom box for taps.I have some SF and ranger friends that have promised me that when my time comes it will be DONE RIGHT.

pete
by txpete
Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT--Taps
Replies: 14
Views: 1909

Re: OT--Taps

http://www.buglesacrossamerica.org/

there won't be a boom box at my ceremony.

pete
by txpete
Tue May 31, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft
Replies: 478
Views: 87067

Re: OT - When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft

One of my favorite Vietnam war era planes the OV-1 Mohawk. :wink: http://www.richard-seaman.com/Aircraft/AirShows/Midland2006/Highlights/Ov1Midland2006.jpg the glide path of a stone :lol: neat bird unless you have to work on one :wink: I got to work on one that did a reverse thrust check but they f...
by txpete
Mon May 30, 2011 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - Motorcycles - Went To The Darkside
Replies: 20
Views: 2720

Re: OT - Motorcycles - Went To The Darkside

lifes to short to ride a jap motorcycle TTT :mrgreen: .congrats on a fine looking bike.
by txpete
Thu May 26, 2011 7:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Re: .44mag / .44sp loads
Replies: 10
Views: 1957

Re: .44mag / .44sp loads

I have boiled down my 44 shooting to these loads. 44 mag lyman 429421 sized .430 for my ruger flat top .429 for my S&W 29 classic. 16.5 grs 2400 win brass win lp primer.very accurate load.I gave some to a friend and he shot a doe at 70 yards and it went straight down.bullet wasn't recovered :D targe...
by txpete
Tue May 17, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT- I'm a land owner!
Replies: 20
Views: 2538

Re: OT- I'm a land owner!

very nice and the people down there are great.oh BTW west Texas land can be cheap if your not taxed on the snakes :lol: .
by txpete
Thu May 12, 2011 5:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got BANNED from the Marlin forum!!!!
Replies: 31
Views: 4203

Re: I got BANNED from the Marlin forum!!!!

Not trying to start anything, just express my opinion. I have to respectfully disagree with the general trend of this thread. MO and this one are just about the only 2 places I frequent on the net. In my experience, the mods at MO can be most tolerant. They do occasionally come down hard on someone...
by txpete
Tue May 10, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT: 45 Auto guys, what you think?
Replies: 25
Views: 3795

Re: OT: 45 Auto guys, what you think?

look around and shop.I picked up this KIMBER for 500.00 cash from a old friend and he only fired 2 mags of ammo thru it and it went into his night stand.money is tight and there are some deals if you look. BTW this is the most accurate 1911 I have ever owned :wink: and I have owned a bunch of them o...
by txpete
Sun May 08, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT: light loads for the 30-06
Replies: 20
Views: 2350

Re: OT: light loads for the 30-06

sorry joe I am cheap also :lol: .IIRC the speer #13 has some reduced loads listed in it.when I get back to my notes I can look for them.

pete
by txpete
Sat May 07, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT Motorcycle Q.
Replies: 15
Views: 2119

Re: OT Motorcycle Q.

Pitchy wrote:Way back in the day we always said our Harleys ran best when we were drunk and on a cool damp night , bike ran good and ya didn`t listen to all the clicks and clatters. :lol:
+1 or in the fog :lol:
by txpete
Thu May 05, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: O.T. Favorite Bass lures?
Replies: 21
Views: 2109

Re: O.T. Favorite Bass lures?

:lol: the best is live shad minnows :lol: don't get caught doing that in WA state.the libs will throw you in jail. :wink:
by txpete
Thu May 05, 2011 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: O.T. Favorite Bass lures?
Replies: 21
Views: 2109

Re: O.T. Favorite Bass lures?

rattle traps down here in texas.silver and blue with blood red around the gills.for large mouth and small mouth its killer.
by txpete
Mon Apr 25, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver
Replies: 20
Views: 2823

Re: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver

danny did it look like this http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/txpete/20mm.jpg when they put the 20MM on the wing store everytime they shot it they would have to go back and retorque darn near everything.the was enough recoil and torque on the M35 they had to beef up the structural panels as the...
by txpete
Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT: Frenchy French rifle
Replies: 23
Views: 3357

Re: OT: Frenchy French rifle

I have a friend that bought one of the CAI 308's.he cleaned the goop off it and we went to the range.it went full auto :shock: the RSO went off.

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I have never heard anything bad about the ones in the orginal cal.
by txpete
Sun Apr 24, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Took the Ruger flat top 44 Special to the range today
Replies: 17
Views: 2524

Re: Took the Ruger flat top 44 Special to the range today

good looking ruger and those grips are sharp.

I have been shooting the 429421 for years with 7.5 grs unique in 44 spl brass.I need to try your load with power pistol.thanks for the info.

pete
by txpete
Sun Apr 24, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver
Replies: 20
Views: 2823

Re: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver

Mescalero wrote:How did you get that?
:D who did you work for?.
by txpete
Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver
Replies: 20
Views: 2823

Re: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver

Mescalero wrote:Converted a bunch of " D " model Cobras to TOW firing tank killers.
moc-up (trainer) of the mods for the TOW missle system.TSU,SCA,MCA,and EPS.




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by txpete
Sun Apr 24, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver
Replies: 20
Views: 2823

Re: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver

joe here is a army film that will explain alot for you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMH1zgQp ... re=related
by txpete
Sun Apr 24, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver
Replies: 20
Views: 2823

Re: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver

After the last couple of topics about AD it brought to mind a incident that happened at firebase mace a 1/9 cav snake had been out on pink team mission came back in to reload, all the ammo handlers were busy so the PP jumped out and stuffed a rocket in the pod it fired and went thru him didnt deton...
by txpete
Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver
Replies: 20
Views: 2823

Re: OT a little Bad JuJu for snake driver

it would be a safe bet that 1. the acft wasn't grounded.it only takes .9VDC to set off a rocket 2.the gunner in the front had his GACP in the armed position. 3.we always loaded FAAR 2.75 inch rockets from the front.on the AH-1Gs 158 and 200 hog pods you had to unlock the the detents first and you al...
by txpete
Sat Apr 23, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft
Replies: 478
Views: 87067

Re: OT - When aircraft had style

the biggest plane I have flown in and you can take your "ride" with you :lol:

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by txpete
Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft
Replies: 478
Views: 87067

Re: OT - When aircraft had style

http://www.williammaloney.com/Aviation/BromeCountyMuseum/index.htm http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2010/09/08/f-fokker-biplane-knowlton.html this had more to do with me getting into AVN than anything.we had a cabin at brome lake Quebec and I spent my summers there growing up.my grandfather took ...
by txpete
Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Motorcycle pictures
Replies: 156
Views: 15717

Re: Motorcycle pictures

the yamaha 650 was a great bike.mine 1972 XS-2 heading home on leave 1974.

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by txpete
Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft
Replies: 478
Views: 87067

Re: OT - When aircraft had style

the first 58 they brought back in a deuce in a half with room left over. :shock: Ouch... I'm going to hijack my own thread for a second because that reminds me of a story. I worked on commo equipment at Division level and there were a couple of Aviation units we supported (2/17CAV, 1-101 through 6-...
by txpete
Tue Apr 19, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft
Replies: 478
Views: 87067

Re: OT - When aircraft had style

lose a tailrotor and your going to spin.auto rotate well maybe if you have enough alt. but it isn't going to be pretty.I saw a 58 go in not 100 meters away.the first 58 they brought back in a deuce in a half with room left over. :shock:
by txpete
Tue Apr 19, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft
Replies: 478
Views: 87067

Re: OT - When aircraft had style

well if your in a helicopter and going into a flat spin.
1.unbuckle your harness
2.bend over
3.kiss your aZZ goodbye,you just lost a tail rotor :lol:
by txpete
Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft
Replies: 478
Views: 87067

Re: OT - When aircraft had style

not a problem in a helicopter :lol: ask one of those fixed wing guys.
by txpete
Tue Apr 19, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When aircraft had style plus just cool aircraft
Replies: 478
Views: 87067

Re: OT - When aircraft had style

my b.i.l. swift.I got to fly it a couple of times.really nice acft.

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by txpete
Tue Apr 19, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off topic 1911 lube
Replies: 15
Views: 1773

Re: Off topic 1911 lube

I hear you on the M60 mine was a M60D.when rearming the cobras and mini-guns we got LSA-T in big tooth paste tubes 1 QT size.I would just give the main rotor and delinking feeder a good squirt of the LSA-T and that mini would just hum@ 4000 rounds a minute.cleaning was alot easier also. I still have...