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by piller
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Report from John Taffin on cap n ball pistol accuracy
Replies: 15
Views: 409

Re: Report from John Taffin on cap n ball pistol accuracy

That type probably could. A Colt type wouldn't do so well with all cylinders going off at once. Those pepperbox style could be dangerous for 1 pull of the trigger, then they might need reloading.
by piller
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: an act of treason
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: an act of treason

I would like to see him prosecuted. Of course, he probably will be given a medal.
by piller
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scat ID requested
Replies: 16
Views: 400

Re: Scat ID requested

Ray, those examples are picturesque.
by piller
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Report from John Taffin on cap n ball pistol accuracy
Replies: 15
Views: 409

Re: Report from John Taffin on cap n ball pistol accuracy

The problem with firing all cylinders at once is that you cannot repeat it with the same gun.
by piller
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Staying Home Due to Covid? Try this...
Replies: 7
Views: 384

Re: Staying Home Due to Covid? Try this...

Blaine wrote:
Tue Sep 14, 2021 12:06 pm
Seal it with a toast drank from the skulls of socialists/communists/democrats.
They might have Rachel MadCow disease. Be sure to clean both brain cells out of them before drinking.
by piller
Tue Sep 14, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Update From Paco's Daughter 9/9/2021
Replies: 12
Views: 445

Re: Update From Paco's Daughter 9/9/2021

JimT wrote:
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:22 am
Bill in Oregon wrote:
Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:53 am
Jim, any fresh news about Paco?
Not at this point Bill. I spoke with Courtney 2 days ago and she is working with her Dad, fixing "heart healthy" meals and trying to get him to stay on a regimen to get his kidneys working better.
In other words, tasteless food.

Prayers continue.
by piller
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: call everyone you know in CA.
Replies: 7
Views: 153

Re: call everyone you know in CA.

I think the fix was already in. The reports of a very high percentage of Republicans finding out that their vote had already been cast are everywhere.
by piller
Mon Sep 13, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Revisited
Replies: 12
Views: 281

Re: Time Travel Revisited

All 4 of my Grandparents read about Orville and Wilbur Wright and their flight. 3 of the 4 saw Neil Armstrong walking on the moon. All 4 lived through 2 World Wars. All 4 saw electricity come to our part of the Country as part of the WPA. All 4 remembered when hot and cold running water was a new id...
by piller
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Escaping New Jersey
Replies: 21
Views: 549

Re: Escaping New Jersey

OldWin wrote:
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:40 pm
GunnyMack wrote:
Sun Sep 12, 2021 4:55 pm
OldWin wrote:
Sun Sep 12, 2021 4:43 pm
Griff wrote:
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:25 pm
Is there ANY way to get out New Jersey without paying a toll?
Whatever the cost, it's worth it.
I've always said NJ is a good place to be FROM!
Get out Gunny! Save yourself. :D
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by piller
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load
Replies: 9
Views: 335

Re: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load

That was some good information. Thanks for posting it. I used a round nose flat point with a very small flat area out of my .45-70 on an Oryx one time. I was very disappointed with the results. I have not used those bullets on anything other than paper since that time. That article helps me to under...
by piller
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modern toggle links
Replies: 17
Views: 486

Re: Modern toggle links

No direct knowledge. The modern metal technology has earned a reputation among the Cowboy Action Shooters for being durable. I would think that their low pressure but high volume shooting would catch most issues over time. Just extrapolating from their experiences, it would seem that the modern repr...
by piller
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What was the first gun you bought?
Replies: 73
Views: 1138

Re: What was the first gun you bought?

My first when I became of legal age was a H&R topper single shot 12 gauge shotgun. Full choke with I think was a 26 inch barrel. I no longer own the gun. I still have the receipt for the H&R. I paid 39.99 for the gun on sale at Grant's dept. store on Long Island, N.Y. I loved that color cased singl...
by piller
Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Advertisments
Replies: 32
Views: 609

Re: Time Travel Advertisments

It could have just been that you started this conversation a week from now, and were just continuing it yesterday.
by piller
Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Case Flaring
Replies: 7
Views: 216

Re: Case Flaring

I had to do some Southern Engineering on my Lee case mouth expander die for my .40/10mm set. I purchased a bunch of .40 bullets from Three Legged Turtle, and the .40 S&W cases were too short to be expanded. They were left at bullet diameter. A tiny bit of lead was shaved off. I used some brass washe...
by piller
Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Recall Fraud In Kali
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: Recall Fraud In Kali

Pelosi is trying to keep her nephew from losing his job.
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What was the first gun you bought?
Replies: 73
Views: 1138

Re: What was the first gun you bought?

Not a fan of Richard the Lionheart. I am straight.
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I feel so GUILTY...
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: I feel so GUILTY...

It seems that he does not know what "peaceful" means.
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning 1886 SRC
Replies: 13
Views: 416

Re: Browning 1886 SRC

CRS, I fired it one time before it became yours. That is a nice rifle.
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Advertisments
Replies: 32
Views: 609

Re: Time Travel Advertisments

Not to try to act as if I know much, but Satan is ultimately to blame because he set the whole situation in motion. Yes, Adam made his choice and tried to shift blame, but Satan set it up. Still, choices and actions do and should have have consequences.
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Report from John Taffin on cap n ball pistol accuracy
Replies: 15
Views: 409

Re: Report from John Taffin on cap n ball pistol accuracy

I am impressed! That is some good shooting for old technology. Well, any technology.
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: lest we forget
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Re: lest we forget

Sorry for the drift, but it seems to me that the Afghan people have some members who are a blight upon this world. It may not be needed, but I have cleaned and loaded a .45 Auto to carry today while wearing a t-shirt which is appropriate to the remembrance. Texas' Constitutional Carry came at the ri...
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: LGS has a new Browning 71 carbine if interested.
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: LGS has a new Browning 71 carbine if interested.

I am not in a position to do it at this time. I WISH I COULD!
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What was the first gun you bought?
Replies: 73
Views: 1138

Re: What was the first gun you bought?

Somewhere along the line, before I was 18, I bought a used Marlin Glenfield 60 .22 lr from a friend of an Older Brother. Ithas sat in the closet for a lot of years now.
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Advertisments
Replies: 32
Views: 609

Re: Time Travel Advertisments

Stopping Eve and Adam from sinning then might have just delayed things instead of preventing things. ANYWAY! I can think of some things I would like to do with time travel. Witnessing some historical happenings would be fun. I am not suggesting that anyone try to change events, but witness them and ...
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster
Replies: 21
Views: 493

Re: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster

Seems that experience among everyone here all goes about the same direction as far as concealed and open carry with or without retention straps/thongs/full flap covers. It also seems to follow the thinking of every experienced group I know of on the subject.
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What was the first gun you bought?
Replies: 73
Views: 1138

Re: What was the first gun you bought?

. Older brother bought me a Ruger 10-22 when I was 12, to replace the bolt-action savage I had been shooting since age 4. Mom bought me a Ruger Mk-1 semiauto pistol when I was 14 or so. I saved up money in high school and a couple years later bought a Ruger M-77V in 6mm Remington and my mom had to ...
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Advertisments
Replies: 32
Views: 609

Re: Time Travel Advertisments

That is going to be funny yesterday.
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Developing a load for the 45-75 WCF - Report
Replies: 4
Views: 217

Re: Developing a load for the 45-75 WCF

Pretty informative, Kirk. Looks as if it is fun. Hope you get the accuracy you are looking for.
by piller
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: What if you had Covid AND took the shot?
Replies: 31
Views: 645

Re: What if you had Covid AND took the shot?

Ivermectin oral tablets are now in short supply. Pharmacies are being limited in total amount per day being sent to them by the suppliers. There are a lot of Doctors prescribing it and nebulized steroids now. The last prescription I saw questioned was for 720 of the 3mg tablets for a 5 day course fo...
by piller
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What was the first gun you bought?
Replies: 73
Views: 1138

Re: What was the first gun you bought?

First gun I bought was a 20 gauge side by side made in Brazil. My older Brother signed for it. He was 18 at the time. I put the money on the counter. The salesman never even looked surprised. I still have it, and it has killed quite a few pheasant. My next purchase was a Ruger Mark II .22 lr with a ...
by piller
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: What if you had Covid AND took the shot?
Replies: 31
Views: 645

Re: What if you had Covid AND took the shot?

CoVid is a SARS virus. Blaine, you should have some immunity. Maybe not full immunity, but it should be something.
by piller
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pedal power
Replies: 125
Views: 2547

Re: Pedal power

They could be useful.
by piller
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster
Replies: 21
Views: 493

Re: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster

For hunting backup guns, I can totally see the need for a strap. Your rifle is your main firearm there.
by piller
Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Staying Home Due to Covid? Try this...
Replies: 7
Views: 384

Re: Staying Home Due to Covid? Try this...

It might be better if I were the sort who were social in normal times. I have been social distancing for the last 30 years.
by piller
Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Update From Paco's Daughter 9/9/2021
Replies: 12
Views: 445

Re: Update From Paco's Daughter 9/9/2021

Prayers for his health to continue.
by piller
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Inmates Are Now Running The Asylum
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: The Inmates Are Now Running The Asylum

They can pay me to stay away. I have been doing it for free.
by piller
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Rule At "Tractor Supply Company"
Replies: 11
Views: 683

Re: New Rule At "Tractor Supply Company"

Most horses have smaller teeth than that. That looks more like a brain damaged mule.
by piller
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On The Range
Replies: 26
Views: 675

Re: On The Range

When I was a Deputy, they did not issue the Texas Game Wardens enough funds to allow them to put gas in their vehicles and do regular patrol. Game Warden Malcom Watson used to ride with me so that he could get his hours in without going over his gas allowance. We were on this sandy dirt road outsid...
by piller
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Victory Boyd
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Victory Boyd

May she receive blessings for her sticking to her principles.
by piller
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster
Replies: 21
Views: 493

Re: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster

Just my 2 cents worth. Concealed carry holsters usually keep the gun in place pretty well.
by piller
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco will be having one stent put in at 3PM Arizona time.
Replies: 7
Views: 192

Re: Paco will be having one stent put in at 3PM Arizona time.

Prayers up. May GOD guide the hands and eyes of the surgical team.
by piller
Wed Sep 08, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: ScreenShots
Replies: 26
Views: 640

Re: ScreenShots

That is a lot of penetration. Putting a hole like that through a big critter should be a good way to stop it. I can guess that it would go completely through most pigs or bears. Slow enough that it would be a shove instead of a punch on your shoulder.
by piller
Wed Sep 08, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never say never..............
Replies: 6
Views: 311

Re: Never say never..............

Shelves around here have some shotgun shells and some common rifle calibers at the moment. Mostly stuff that is the more common calibers. .22 lr has become available BUT at a cost of around 50 cents per round. :o :o
by piller
Wed Sep 08, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I drove out to Del Rio this morning to visit with the Sheriff
Replies: 15
Views: 432

Re: I drove out to Del Rio this morning to visit with the Sheriff

One time in Hondo, Richard let a bunch of wild trapped hogs out of a trailer. Several of us from this forum were lined up, and the hods had to go past us. There was just nowhere to go except past us. I was on the far right end with a guide gun. Handloads with 3031 and 405 grain Remington soft points...
by piller
Wed Sep 08, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 33 WCF "stuff"
Replies: 14
Views: 548

Re: 33 WCF "stuff"

I do not have a .33 WCF, but good info for that just in case situation.
by piller
Tue Sep 07, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco Update 9/7/21
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Paco Update 9/7/21

Those stents are pretty effective and are not too hard on you to put in. They are sort of like those old toy finger cuffs. Push in and they get bigger. Pull and they get smaller and longer.
by piller
Tue Sep 07, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: For my 'Liberal' friends...
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: For my 'Liberal' friends...

I do not remember who said it.
by piller
Tue Sep 07, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: For my 'Liberal' friends...
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: For my 'Liberal' friends...

Grizz, Politics should have some compromise in it. Some things cannot be compromised. It seems to me that too many people cannot see the difference. Our Country has become like Afghanistan. The loudest and most abusive voice rules.