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by piller
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Remembering Doctor King
Replies: 9
Views: 76

Re: Remembering Doctor King

Dr King was the right person at the right time with behind the scenes help that gave the support to make it happen. No intent to make less of his accomplishments. I cannot imagine anyone else doing what he did. Then there were the men such as Patrick Henry, John Hancock, Ben Franklin, George Washing...
by piller
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piller, and other Texans
Replies: 2
Views: 31

Re: Piller, and other Texans

I probably will go. It is less than 15 miles.
by piller
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Carlson and the new militarization
Replies: 3
Views: 47

Re: Carlson and the new militarization

At the last several gun shows I went to, there were young-ish black men buying body armor. A small line of them at each show.
by piller
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7477
Views: 176848

Re: The Gun Room

Used to know a farmer back where I grew up who had a German Shepherd that would go hunt and jump and catch pheasant. She did that quite a bit. Not sure how she learned to do it.
by piller
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Quarantine blues.
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: Quarantine blues.

Makes me glad that my wife doesn't knit.
by piller
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AR HYDRA looks good to me
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: AR HYDRA looks good to me

Normally, I would have little interest in it. With the current situation, it might be useful.
by piller
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: I would not go to Washington DC for this inaguration
Replies: 19
Views: 225

Re: I would not go to Washington DC for this inaguration

Of course, the Fascists of ANTIFA sent that man who was wearing a ballistic vest when he broke in to the offices in the House of Representatives. antifa are not fascists. antifa are marxists. look at their website. marxists hate fascists. They all wear the facemasks, carrt the molotov cocktails, at...
by piller
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5.5" redhawk article
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: 5.5" redhawk article

Big heavy bullets can be fun. The hunters back in the 1700s and 1800s used big heavy lead balls at moderate velocity and brought down game that still is hard to bring down with a single shot of any kind.
by piller
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: election fraud ? joe said so
Replies: 16
Views: 332

Re: election fraud ? joe said so

The good part about when people have gender is that they do not procreate. In order to reproduce, you must have sex.
by piller
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid blues
Replies: 7
Views: 94

Re: Covid blues

I had my son go get the ivermectin from Tractor Supply. I am convinced that and tonic water, D3, anfd zinc are the reasons I did not need to be hospitalized. I still cannot walk 50 yards without needing to stop. Ivermectin tastes bitter and disgusting. Follow it with something like tonic water to ge...
by piller
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid blues
Replies: 7
Views: 94

Re: Covid blues

I am recovering from it. Got it just before Christmas. Nasal swab on Dec 26. Diagnosis on Dec 29th. The breathing has been the worst part.
by piller
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7477
Views: 176848

Re: The Gun Room

Our Chihuahua was a breeding dog. Excellent markings and perfect head shape. When she could not produce anymore litters, she was given to us. I refer to her as the grumpy old grandma. She snaps at the other dogs, but they back up. All she wants is to sleep beside me or on my lap. I think the other d...
by piller
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hard against the Border near Sanderson, Texas
Replies: 24
Views: 545

Re: Hard against the Border near Sanderson, Texas

Here is a link to a magazine article about Sanderson.
https://www.texasmonthly.com/travel/san ... as-escape/
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: TRUMP SUPPORTER arrested for planning attack on capital...!
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Re: TRUMP SUPPORTER arrested for planning attack on capital...!

They are already calling him a right wing protestor.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "A Good Woman"
Replies: 10
Views: 271

Re: "A Good Woman"

Women do not always age chronologically. PillHer is one of the unusual ones. She often adds a year or two when you ask her her age. Puzzles me.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5.5" redhawk article
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: 5.5" redhawk article

I have never been in bear country. If I were to be in their country, I can see the piont in a double action. I do have a big double action that might work in a do or die situation where the bear was on me. I just don't think that most handguns are great at stopping things like angry bears. Last ditc...
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hard against the Border near Sanderson, Texas
Replies: 24
Views: 545

Re: Hard against the Border near Sanderson, Texas

Austin is in the process of deleting their Police Force. I think that sounds about as stupid as anything I have ever heard.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duplicating Buffalo Bore loads
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: Duplicating Buffalo Bore loads

I have heard of pigs getting giant sized, but the ones I have seen are well within the capabilities of most common levergun calibers. I have seen one member here take a pig with a double rifle in .405 Winchester. He did it for the fun, and not because the pig was a giant. It was somewhere around 300...
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .357 Magnum Carbine article
Replies: 17
Views: 328

Re: .357 Magnum Carbine article

158 grains at 1800 fps sounds like it would do all that Texas could need in the area I live in. Out West where there is a lot of prairie, you might need to reach out 200 yards or more.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5.5" redhawk article
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: 5.5" redhawk article

The bullets can be pushed through without much effort. A Bic plastic stick pen will do it. I doubt that they are swedging down. It is the cylinder is basically a thousandth tighter than it should be. My handloads drop right in like you would expect. Slip in, but no rattle. Factory usually need a lit...
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .357 Magnum Carbine article
Replies: 17
Views: 328

Re: .357 Magnum Carbine article

7.62 NATO can do a fine job on anything I have ever hunted.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Minutes of Angle and Vision
Replies: 2
Views: 102

Re: Minutes of Angle and Vision

As far as my vision, I didn't get corrective lenses until it was actually too late for some issues. I can see things close up, but even corrected, 100 yards is about the limit of what I can see 4 inches. It takes a scope for me to see 1 inch at 100 yards. That professor who proved that kittens will ...
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: “...Unregistered Ammunition...”
Replies: 8
Views: 192

Re: “...Unregistered Ammunition...”

I think this is where Saul was before he saw the light.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .357 Magnum Carbine article
Replies: 17
Views: 328

Re: .357 Magnum Carbine article

The .357 will do it. Too many people thing the whiz bang super speed rifle cartridges are needed to reach to 200 yards or more. Elmer Keith was seen by many to regularly prove that a revolver can reach 200 yards and lots more.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5.5" redhawk article
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: 5.5" redhawk article

My Super Redhawk in .480 has tight cylinders. I have actually had to tap the ejector with a brass hammer on factory loads. I had Lee make me a carbide sizing die that is 2 thousandths smaller than normal. It makes insertion and extraction a breeze.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .357 Magnum Carbine article
Replies: 17
Views: 328

Re: .357 Magnum Carbine article

50 yard??? :lol: :lol: :lol: I have seen guys shooting a Model 19, or other such accurate pistol, and hitting 6 inches or better at 100 yards totally offhand. No rest, no brace, nothing. A good carbine should be good for 100 to 150 yards for anyone who is a decent shot. I am not good enough to push ...
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hard against the Border near Sanderson, Texas
Replies: 24
Views: 545

Re: Hard against the Border near Sanderson, Texas

When you visit San Antonio, you need to go to the riverwalk. That river running through it is cold. The temperature drops noticeably as you walk down the stairs to the main area.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7477
Views: 176848

Re: The Gun Room

I do best with a shotgun when I close one eye. I can point at something with my finger, either hand, and the point moves whether I close my right or left eye. It makes shooting a gun with both eyes open a probable miss. With a rifle or pistol it is no problem. With a shotgun, I have to put something...
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duplicating Buffalo Bore loads
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: Duplicating Buffalo Bore loads

Duplex loads are not something I have messed with. I understand the principle, but I am somewhat concerned with my ability to put it into practice while getting the volume right for a slightly compressed load to prevent powder mixing.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blackhawk vs KFrame
Replies: 31
Views: 436

Re: Blackhawk vs KFrame

The .32 WCF holds more powder, the .327 is a higher pressure round, but the difference in powder weight is just too much to overcome. My remaining 32/20 doesn't get high velocity loads -- it is used by grandkids shooting tin cans to about 50 yards. I no longer have a 327 Federal but intend to have ...
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee F.C.D......
Replies: 14
Views: 256

Re: Lee F.C.D......

I use the Lee FCD on my .32 WS and my .30-30 both. It has eliminated crushed cases. I have a couple of RCBS dies. They are probably the worst pieces of junk that anyone ever came up with. I use the Hornady lock ring on the Lee dies, and get almost perfect rounds every time. RCBS lock rings are impos...
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: If you accidentally ate poison...
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: If you accidentally ate poison...

It might help you lose weight, too.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tyler Gunworks
Replies: 11
Views: 292

Re: Tyler Gunworks

Fitting your hand is important. Just look at the olympic pistol shooters. They have pistols that are precision fitted, and they can put bullets into tiny groups. Yes, there is talent and skill involved, but give them a pistol that does not fit and watch their groups open up.
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blackhawk vs KFrame
Replies: 31
Views: 436

Re: Blackhawk vs KFrame

I did do a little bit of searching. The high velocity data comes from rifles, and the .327 Fed is measured from a pistol. That does make the numbers a bit different. Comparing pistol data to pistol data, the .327 comes out on top. I should set up my Chrony and check the loads from PillHer's pistol a...
by piller
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blackhawk vs KFrame
Replies: 31
Views: 436

Re: Blackhawk vs KFrame

The .32 WCF holds more powder, the .327 is a higher pressure round, but the difference in powder weight is just too much to overcome.
by piller
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7477
Views: 176848

Re: The Gun Room

I had 1 dog that did that at the Vet's office. She knew that fighting didn't do any good, but she figured out that totally turning to half melted jello would slow things down. Smart dog. The ChiWeenie loves the attention at the vet's. 12 pound jet black half Chihuahua and half Dachshund. She loves p...
by piller
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: democrats helping the poor....
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: democrats helping the poor....

He probably works for PeeLousy.
by piller
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7477
Views: 176848

Re: The Gun Room

Sitting on the couch. The old chihuahua is sleeping beside me. She has decided that I am not capable of sitting, or even being in the house by myself. Funny how dogs pick out who they like. Our puppies love to be cuddled, and the old chihuahua just hates that. She just goes nuts when the puppies jum...
by piller
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Too complicated for ‘liberals’ to follow...
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Re: Too complicated for ‘liberals’ to follow...

Italy has been working with the Chinese for a long time.
by piller
Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I would not go to Washington DC for this inaguration
Replies: 19
Views: 225

Re: I would not go to Washington DC for this inaguration

Of course, the Fascists of ANTIFA sent that man who was wearing a ballistic vest when he broke in to the offices in the House of Representatives.
by piller
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: election fraud ? joe said so
Replies: 16
Views: 332

Re: election fraud ? joe said so

Once the Demoncrats declare war, I look for things to get bloody real fast.
by piller
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Best Gun
Replies: 6
Views: 186

Re: The Best Gun

A good revolver is probably the most accurate handgun anyone will ever use. I have a 1911 that is simple to use and quite accurate, but my GP100 is absolutely idiot proof.
by piller
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duplicating Buffalo Bore loads
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: Duplicating Buffalo Bore loads

That will make a good handful of pistol/rifle combinations with the same cartridge. .22 lr up to something that spits 410 grain bullets out around 900 fps in the pistol and 1100 fps in the carbine. Piller, tell me more about this load :D I have some 250gr cast I need to load and try. .480 Ruger wit...
by piller
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: NRA bankruptcy...their way of telling New York ‘AMF’...
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: NRA bankruptcy...their way of telling New York ‘AMF’...

Why they stayed in the state of Bad Joke so long is a puzzle to me.
by piller
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS----PA....Wheelweight Ingots
Replies: 15
Views: 291

Re: FS----PA....Wheelweight Ingots

Just too many miles for me. Would be 3,000 miles round trip.
by piller
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: They weren't all Trump supporters
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: They weren't all Trump supporters

He needs to be Doxed. Put his picture, name, address, and restaurant likes all over the internet.
by piller
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NRA Filing Bankruptcy, Ditching New York
Replies: 29
Views: 410

Re: NRA Filing Bankruptcy, Ditching New York

I am a bit surprised that they stayed in Bad Joke for so long.