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by Lastmohecken
Wed Jul 28, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My primitive bear
Replies: 18
Views: 404

Re: My primitive bear

Beautifully done. I have always had a interest in primitive bows and arrows, but never took it as far as you have. I have killed deer with the old Bear Razor Head, without the bleeder blade. That was my go to head along with the old Black Diamond heads when using my recurve. I have made arrows out o...
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS or WTT RCBS 348 RELOADING DIES, Arkansas, REDUCED
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: WTS or WTT RCBS 348 RELOADING DIES, Arkansas, REDUCED

Anyway, I lowered it to $55 shipped to the lower 48. That $20 lower then any price I have found for new .348 dies and they are all out of stock, anyway. Or, would still trade for a set of .444 Marlin dies, as I could use a set.
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Inflation and guns
Replies: 10
Views: 335

Re: Inflation and guns

My cousin sold a Chevy 3/4 ton (could have a been a 1-ton, but not a duel wheel) diesel this last week for $65,000 to a dealer, no trade, just sold it outright. It was two years old, and had twenty something thousand miles on it. He bought it brand new for $58,000 before sales tax, two years ago. Ar...
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Loose Lever on Model 94
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: Loose Lever on Model 94

One thing I have noticed is that, the as a general rule, the pre-64's ride higher and tighter, and the post 64's are usually a little looser and hang down a little farther, which is one reason, I can pretty much be blindfolded and tell the difference by the feel of the gun alone, when I pick one up,...
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Today's Language Lesson...
Replies: 6
Views: 265

Re: Today's Language Lesson...

Well, being from Arkansas, what can I say? The alternative might be "shut up and get in the truck" I have seen that in play, a few times. :lol:
by Lastmohecken
Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Personal demons
Replies: 15
Views: 393

Re: Personal demons

None of us deserve to to to Heaven, no not one. None of us are worthy, except through the grace of Jesus Christ, our savior. I don't believe Christians have a demon inside us, but because of our sinful nature, we don't need the help of demon to screw up on a regular basis, but if we give in to our s...
by Lastmohecken
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS or WTT RCBS 348 RELOADING DIES, Arkansas, REDUCED
Replies: 1
Views: 73

WTS or WTT RCBS 348 RELOADING DIES, Arkansas, REDUCED

I have a new (unused set) of RCBS reloading dies for the .348 Winchester. I do not believe I ever used this set at all, although it looks like I swapped out the locking rings, to the split ring locking rings, like the old dies had. I don't like the newer locking rings with just the set screw that be...
by Lastmohecken
Sat Jul 17, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Browning Lever Action Rifle (BLR) By: Bruce Hamlin
Replies: 60
Views: 21446

Re: The Browning Lever Action Rifle (BLR) By: Bruce Hamlin

I don't know about pre-70 year models. But that original article was a good one on the BLR's. Me and my extended family and I have owned quite a few BLR's of different vintages, over the years. My first one, and still my favorite and most used, is an 89 or 90 year model, which of course is a steel f...
by Lastmohecken
Fri Jul 16, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Frank & Jesse James........
Replies: 4
Views: 215

Re: Frank & Jesse James........

Don't know about any of their guns, but that reminds me of a story my dad told me, several times, regarding the James Brothers. They had a sister, who lived over at what is called Cane Hill, (that much I know is true) so they had been known to travel through this area, where I live on their way back...
by Lastmohecken
Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Guys. J-Frame or SP 101( S&W wins this time)
Replies: 16
Views: 355

Re: Ok Guys. J-Frame or SP 101?

I have several J-frames, but I have almost bought one of the SP 101's on a couple of occasions. The Ruger may be more shootable, being a slightly beefier gun, which I guess is the reason I didn't buy one, because I prefer the lighter J-frame for actual carry in the application that I would use one i...
by Lastmohecken
Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 11
Views: 294

Re: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS

I mailed the MO to you today, Lastmohecken. Though I seem to be having trouble sending a PM so I’m posting this here instead. Tried to PM you several times but I don’t think any of them went through. Bridger, I got two of you PM's, tonight. No problem, I have trouble with PM's myself. Actually, I a...
by Lastmohecken
Wed Jul 14, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Paul .22 Magnum snub nose
Replies: 35
Views: 578

Re: For Paul .22 Magnum snub nose

Not familiar with Carpenter Bees. There are lots of regional insects. I didn't know what they were called for a long time, and finally someone told me at work, when it came up. And then later, I researched them, to figure out how to deal with them. They maybe beneficial, but I would rather they ben...
by Lastmohecken
Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Paul .22 Magnum snub nose
Replies: 35
Views: 578

Re: For Paul .22 Magnum snub nose

I don't know why one would shoot a bee, but I would think that a Red Rider BB gun would be the proper tool for that. If you had ever had an infestation of Carpenter bees, you would understand. I have Western Cedar posts and beam framework on my porches and Carpenter Bees are about the only thing th...
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jul 13, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Paul .22 Magnum snub nose
Replies: 35
Views: 578

Re: For Paul .22 Magnum snub nose

piller wrote:
Tue Jul 13, 2021 2:08 pm
One thing I might worry about. Sand is hard enough to potentially scratch the barrel.
Yep, I have heard that before, but with my old (and cheap) .410 shotguns, it doesn't matter to me even if it did.
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jul 13, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Paul .22 Magnum snub nose
Replies: 35
Views: 578

Re: For Paul .22 Magnum snub nose

I played around with shot shells out of a .22 LR quite a bit. I have killed lots of carpenter bees with a Ruger single six with 22 long rifle birdshot. For me, I seemed to get more kills using the Winchester crimped load, as opposed the the plastic shot shell loads. However, I did not shoot that man...
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jul 13, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 11
Views: 294

Re: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, Free shipping

All 8 boxes SOLD PENDING FUNDS.

Thank you, Bridger
by Lastmohecken
Sat Jul 10, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member from Maine
Replies: 21
Views: 226

Re: New member from Maine

Welcome! You should feel at home here.
by Lastmohecken
Sat Jul 10, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 11
Views: 294

Re: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, Free shipping

WinM71 wrote:
Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:06 am
I have no skin in this game, but that's a really good price for these .348 Silvertips. Somebody will regret not having grabbed them.
Thanks, WinM71,
Yep, to my way of thinking, it's about as good a price, as it gets, for .348 factory ammo, even before the current crazy ammo shortages.
by Lastmohecken
Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many of you guys carry revolvers for EDC?
Replies: 85
Views: 1438

Re: How many of you guys carry revolvers for EDC?

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Fri Jul 09, 2021 1:11 pm
I carry this gun a lot in the summer because .22 Magnum CCI shot cartridges are pretty effective on snakes. But it also shoots pretty well.
I have one of those guns, but I have never tried to shoot a snake with birdshot, using it.
by Lastmohecken
Wed Jul 07, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 11
Views: 294

Re: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, Free shipping

I'm interested in your 348 ammo. I just inherited my grandparents Model 71. Many great memories hunting with Grandma some 50 years ago. Would like to use this one time to take my deer and elk. I received one box of ammo that is about 30 years old. Would you be interested in selling 4 boxes for $50....
by Lastmohecken
Wed Jul 07, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 11
Views: 294

Re: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, Free shipping

fordwannabe wrote:
Wed Jul 07, 2021 10:47 am
PM SENT
Got it, and replied with PM. Thanks for your interest, hope we can work out, some kind of deal.
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jul 06, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 11
Views: 294

Re: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, Free shipping

I haven't heard back from Pent-6140, so far.

All ammo is still for sale. I will leave it up for a little while longer, if anyone is interested. PM me with offers if you have anything to trade, etc.
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jul 06, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WIN 348 NEW Unprimed BRASS, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: WTS or WTT WIN 348 NEW Unprimed BRASS, Arkansas, REDUCED

Last two bags sold pending funds (SPF)
Thank you, Ragnor
by Lastmohecken
Sun Jul 04, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elmer Blows Up Another SAA
Replies: 48
Views: 910

Re: Elmer Blows Up Another SAA

AJMD429 wrote:
Sun Jul 04, 2021 7:33 pm
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Definitely a risk-taker...
His book ‘Hell, I was there!” Is one of the most inspiring I’ve ever read.
Yep, great book! I also liked all of his earlier books. I think I may own them all.
by Lastmohecken
Sun Jul 04, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elmer Blows Up Another SAA
Replies: 48
Views: 910

Re: Elmer Blows Up Another SAA

Was that the one, where he had his bullets sized for a 45/70 instead of a 45 colt; .458 instead of .454?
by Lastmohecken
Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WIN 348 NEW Unprimed BRASS, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: WTS or WTT WIN 348 NEW Unprimed BRASS, Arkansas, REDUCED

Two bags of brass (100 pieces total) SPF, Thank you, Bridger

Still have two more bags of 50ct left if anyone is interested.
by Lastmohecken
Fri Jul 02, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70 Hunting Ammo
Replies: 28
Views: 468

Re: 45-70 Hunting Ammo

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Fri Jul 02, 2021 6:49 am
Lastmohecken, I had that Remington 300-grain JHP loaded to about 2,000, which proved to be beyond its design capabilities.
That makes perfect sense to me.
by Lastmohecken
Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70 Hunting Ammo
Replies: 28
Views: 468

Re: 45-70 Hunting Ammo

@ Lastmohecken I had the same thing happen many years ago with the 240 gr factory 444 load was that a hollow point? early in the 444 story they were loaded with 240g JSP 44 mag bullets. I've read that was corrected somewhere along the line and replaced with a heavier duty bullet for the 444. Not a ...
by Lastmohecken
Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70 Hunting Ammo
Replies: 28
Views: 468

Re: 45-70 Hunting Ammo

I once had a hand-loaded 300-grain Remington hollowpoint out of my Marlin .45-70 Classic blow up on the shoulder/spine of a small mule deer at about 50 yards. I was quite surprised and disappointed. Was it a lot hotter load then factory? I am thinking that the 300 grain hollowpoint maybe be constru...
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jun 29, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70 Hunting Ammo
Replies: 28
Views: 468

Re: 45-70 Hunting Ammo

I don't know about the big bears, but I have shot several head of deer, also some big hogs and found the 300 gr factory hollowpoint to be very decisive at close range, but I wouldn't want to shoot one a long ways off, as that bullet in my opinion starts to run out of steam, at the longer ranges, but...
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jun 29, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage Winchesters from CDNN
Replies: 21
Views: 605

Re: Vintage Winchesters from CDNN

Back around the mid 1980's i bought a Legendary Frontiersman in .38-55, NIB, with all the papers, receipt, and of course unfired. I got it for $450, and thought I'd stash it away and watch it grow in value. Too funny. The gun never seemed to grow in value, and actually went down in value from my pu...
by Lastmohecken
Mon Jun 28, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many of you guys carry revolvers for EDC?
Replies: 85
Views: 1438

Re: How many of you guys carry revolvers for EDC?

I'm pretty fickle. I carry whatever strikes my fancy on any given day. Mostly it's a full size 1911, but often it is a .45 Blackhawk. Then again I like J, K & N frame smiths (sorry never saw the appeal of the L's). But I do carry a revolver every single day. Sometimes as my only backup others as a ...
by Lastmohecken
Mon Jun 28, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many of you guys carry revolvers for EDC?
Replies: 85
Views: 1438

Re: How many of you guys carry revolvers for EDC?

I enjoyed the feedback Guys! I'm not going to abandon my autos over one incident, but just thinking out loud. jb 8) Over 40 years of shooting and carrying, and just plain being around guns a lot, I have seen failures and jams with every single type of gun. Even revolvers can jam or have problems. A...
by Lastmohecken
Sun Jun 27, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage Winchesters from CDNN
Replies: 21
Views: 605

Re: Vintage Winchesters from CDNN

I see he had a Legendary Lawmen #0. I have #25. Yeah, I know....it ain't zero. But I paid way, way less money for it. :D In researching, I found it to be one of the only commemoratives that is configured as it should be as to features. I have one of those, unfired, way back in the back of the safe....
by Lastmohecken
Sun Jun 27, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 11
Views: 294

Re: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, Free shipping

I'm interested in your 348 ammo. I just inherited my grandparents Model 71. Many great memories hunting with Grandma some 50 years ago. Would like to use this one time to take my deer and elk. I received one box of ammo that is about 30 years old. Would you be interested in selling 4 boxes for $50....
by Lastmohecken
Sun Jun 27, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage Winchesters from CDNN
Replies: 21
Views: 605

Re: Vintage Winchesters from CDNN

I see he had a Legendary Lawmen #0. I have #25. Yeah, I know....it ain't zero. But I paid way, way less money for it. :D In researching, I found it to be one of the only commemoratives that is configured as it should be as to features. I have one of those, unfired, way back in the back of the safe....
by Lastmohecken
Sun Jun 27, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Revolver/auto pistol dilemma
Replies: 28
Views: 635

Re: Revolver/auto pistol dilemma

I think it is the shooter more then the gun, there is no magic handgun. When I was a teenager, my first gun handgun was a Ruger single six, and I literally wore that that gun out in about 3 years or so, and had to have it rebuilt, and about that time, I acquired a Smith and Wesson K22 and also wore ...
by Lastmohecken
Sat Jun 26, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Revolver/auto pistol dilemma
Replies: 28
Views: 635

Re: Revolver/auto pistol dilemma

I had a Taurus PT-92 for a while, once. And that thing was one of my most accurate 9mm's I believe I ever had. It was a great shooter, but it's a bulky gun and I never carried it on me for self-defense. I finally got to wanting something else and traded it off, but I wish I had kept it. My favorite ...
by Lastmohecken
Sat Jun 26, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many of you guys carry revolvers for EDC?
Replies: 85
Views: 1438

Re: How many of you guys carry revolvers for EDC?

I carry a Colt Lightweight Commander in 45 acp (cocked and locked) the most. When I am going places that I feel more comfortable, (known places to me), sometimes I carry a 9mm shield. I keep a Glock model 22 (full sized 40 cal) in the truck but will also carry it on me, at times. But also, sometimes...
by Lastmohecken
Fri Jun 25, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How`s your lawn looking
Replies: 38
Views: 801

Re: How`s your lawn looking

Water it. Mow it. Water it. Mow it...This has to be one of finest wastes of time ever perpetuated on an unwary man, I might speculate it was initiated by someone's wife. Grass has been doing fine for a kajillian years before it was first cut, and watered... We never had much of a yard on the farm, ...
by Lastmohecken
Fri Jun 25, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How`s your lawn looking
Replies: 38
Views: 801

Re: How`s your lawn looking

We have had a lot of rain, here. But I have only mowed one time this year, so far. I have the cows trained where, all I have to do is rattle the chains on the gates and holler once or twice and they come a running. I let them in the yard for about 6 hrs or so, and they mow it almost as good as I can...
by Lastmohecken
Fri Jun 25, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting back into M/Loading. OR NOT ?
Replies: 31
Views: 888

Re: Getting back into M/Loading. OR NOT ?

I have a custom flintlock .69 cal smooth bore, fowler. I have killed squirrels with a .69 fowler and found that to be a hoot, using it as a shotgun. I think I will play around with it, using ball and try to kill a deer with it this fall. I understand they can work just fine with ball out to 75 yards...
by Lastmohecken
Fri Jun 25, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to set up your shot gun
Replies: 6
Views: 305

Re: How to set up your shot gun

I am not much into tactical shotguns but keep an old Browning A5 for home defense, with about a 24" barrel with a Cutts Compensator choke on it. And among others, a mostly wore out, cut off single barrel Winchester 101 trap gun which I like because it has a fairly loose action, and it's so simple to...
by Lastmohecken
Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HANDLOADING .22 LONG RIFLE AMMO
Replies: 6
Views: 176

Re: HANDLOADING .22 LONG RIFLE AMMO

Are these once fired brass, and how do you re-prime the cases? They are new factory primed cases. I have the tools to re-prime them but I doubt I will do it. Nice to have "just in case". There are people on the internet who sell the reloading kits and the priming compound. One is here - https://22l...
by Lastmohecken
Wed Jun 23, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HANDLOADING .22 LONG RIFLE AMMO
Replies: 6
Views: 176

Re: HANDLOADING .22 LONG RIFLE AMMO

Are these once fired brass, and how do you re-prime the cases?
by Lastmohecken
Wed Jun 23, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Helpful Hint For The Married Guys
Replies: 10
Views: 249

Re: Helpful Hint For The Married Guys

That's a cool idea, let us know how that pans out.
by Lastmohecken
Wed Jun 23, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WIN 348 NEW Unprimed BRASS, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 2
Views: 193

WIN 348 NEW Unprimed BRASS, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS

I found some .348 Winchester New unprimed brass, in my reloading room, also. I have 4 each unopened bags of 50ct. So, all total, I have 200 new unprimed brass, leftover. I would sell the whole lot of 200 ct for $190.00 shipped if anyone's interested. I only took a picture of 2 bags but I have 4 tota...
by Lastmohecken
Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS
Replies: 11
Views: 294

WTS or WTT 348 WIN FACTORY AMMO, Arkansas, SOLD PENDING FUNDS

I traded off my .348 Winchester leveraction, a couple of years ago, and still have this Winchester Factory 200 gr. Slivertips left. I have 8 boxes, all full, plus one extra round laying on top in one of the silver Winchester boxes. So, that totals up to 160 plus one extra round, for a total of 161 f...
by Lastmohecken
Tue Jun 01, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's currently your best hunting rifle for your area?
Replies: 52
Views: 1788

Re: What's currently your best hunting rifle for your area?

Browning BLR (older gun, steel frame) .308 win with Leupold 2 x 7 power scope. It's pretty versatile, capable of a 300 yard standing or a 20yd running shot, moderate recoil for fast follow up shots, fairly light to carry and just as compact as a Marlin 336 with scope.
by Lastmohecken
Mon May 31, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Classic Fighting Handguns
Replies: 117
Views: 4231

Re: Classic Fighting Handguns

Let's see Jim, since I shot IPSC in NE Oklahoma and NW Arkansas for several years in the late 70s and early 80s I guess I'll pick the Colt 1911A1 first and the S&W 1917 second as I really liked the revolver class. As a youngster well teenager, (barely) I got into Cap and Ball and shot it with a Rem...