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by jkbrea
Wed Aug 03, 2022 9:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Vortex Diamondback Tactical Scope
Replies: 0
Views: 131

Vortex Diamondback Tactical Scope

Selling a Vortex Diamondback Tactical scope. (Lifetime warranty) First focal plane. 6-24×50. Mounted but never used. Comes with a Aero Precision one piece mount. Also has a sunshade attachment and used bubble level. About $490 in it. Sell for $380 shipped. 20220803_145238.jpg 20220803_145226.jpg 202...
by jkbrea
Mon Aug 01, 2022 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To jkbrea
Replies: 4
Views: 79

Re: Happy Birthday To jkbrea

Thank you. Had a good day. Shot a couple rifles and took the Harley for a nice ride near the Tetons.
by jkbrea
Sun Jul 10, 2022 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What to think if an AR-15 starts firing bursts on its own...
Replies: 9
Views: 420

Re: What to think if an AR-15 starts firing bursts on its own...

I have a 10.5" PSA upper and Anderson lower. It did the same thing...firing 3-6 round bursts. The hammer was chipped. It was a cheap fix. I just replaced it with a mil spec trigger assembly.
by jkbrea
Wed Jun 29, 2022 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone have an idea of this manufacturer
Replies: 12
Views: 498

Re: Anyone have an idea of this manufacturer

If I recall correctly, it was a starter pistol.
by jkbrea
Wed Jun 29, 2022 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone have an idea of this manufacturer
Replies: 12
Views: 498

Re: Anyone have an idea of this manufacturer

Had one of these in our home growing up. Must have been a 30 lb trigger pull!!
by jkbrea
Wed Apr 13, 2022 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scoping a levergun
Replies: 27
Views: 1858

Re: Scoping a levergun

I like the Leupold EER scopes with a quick release for hunting. I have them on a 45-70 and TK30-30. They stay zeroed when you pop them on and off. Screenshot_20220412-170815_Photos.jpg Screenshot_20220412-170931_Gallery.jpg VERY NICE SB! Thanks. Its actually an XLR that I had converted. The SBL cam...
by jkbrea
Tue Apr 12, 2022 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scoping a levergun
Replies: 27
Views: 1858

Re: Scoping a levergun

I like the Leupold EER scopes with a quick release for hunting. I have them on a 45-70 and TK30-30. They stay zeroed when you pop them on and off.
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by jkbrea
Sat Apr 02, 2022 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black Aces
Replies: 11
Views: 789

Re: Black Aces

I cant anymore! Had a bunch leftover from L.E. days. Shouldn't have burned 'em up!
by jkbrea
Sat Apr 02, 2022 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black Aces
Replies: 11
Views: 789

Re: Black Aces

I got a Rock Island Armory 12 ga semi auto. It's Turkish made and runs awesome. It's the most fun shotgun I've ever shot. The AR platform and aftermarket buttstock removes almost all recoil. I can unload a 20 round drum of slugs with no pain. And that's with a shoulder replacement. 5 shots with my R...
by jkbrea
Fri Apr 01, 2022 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black Aces
Replies: 11
Views: 789

Re: Black Aces

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Fri Apr 01, 2022 7:43 pm
Hmmm. I thought they were made in Turkey, not that that is a bad thing. I love a lever, but believe a pump would be much faster "delivering the goods."
Found this
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by jkbrea
Fri Apr 01, 2022 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Holsters
Replies: 10
Views: 977

Re: Holsters

wvfarrier wrote:
Tue Mar 29, 2022 10:38 am
DiamondDLeather makes some great chest rigs
I got one for a 4" S&W .44. Very well made and comfortable.
by jkbrea
Fri Apr 01, 2022 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black Aces
Replies: 11
Views: 789

Black Aces

Anyone ever own a Black Aces firearm? I believe they're fairly new and produce ammo also. They make this LEVER action 7 shot 12 gauge shotgun in 4 models! Affordable, (about $400), and American made! I only heard of them through Atlantic Firearms when I bought a PTR MP5 through them. There is a YouT...
by jkbrea
Wed Mar 30, 2022 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: House gun
Replies: 68
Views: 3837

Re: House gun

My antifa gun! A little unwieldy in a house but a lot of fun to shoot! Rock Island Armory VR80. Shoots 2 3/4 or 3" shells. Its built like an AR with oversize mag release and bolt release. You do need to use higher velocity shells. I found 1300fps or more work great. I have a Rem 870 pump. With a rig...
by jkbrea
Tue Mar 29, 2022 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: House gun
Replies: 68
Views: 3837

Re: House gun

Anything is better than nothing. One thing I noticed from 30 years of LE. Most burglars work alone and are drug addicts...usually heroin. They're looking to grab anything they can sell for a fix. They almost always target empty homes when victims are at work or the very elderly. Most will flee when...
by jkbrea
Tue Mar 29, 2022 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thank You Vietnam Veterans!
Replies: 13
Views: 779

Re: Thank You Vietnam Veterans!

Welcome Home.
by jkbrea
Tue Mar 29, 2022 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: House gun
Replies: 68
Views: 3837

Re: House gun

Anything is better than nothing. One thing I noticed from 30 years of LE. Most burglars work alone and are drug addicts...usually heroin. They're looking to grab anything they can sell for a fix. They almost always target empty homes when victims are at work or the very elderly. Most will flee when ...
by jkbrea
Wed Mar 16, 2022 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Armed Forces "Communication Breakdown"
Replies: 5
Views: 471

Re: Armed Forces "Communication Breakdown"

Ok...true story and no, won't confirm it. During the LA riots, police were teamed up with Nat. Guard. While responding to a call in Knickerson Gardens, PD went in and told Nat Guard to "Cover" them as they went in. Cover in police talk is watch over with a weapon in case needed. Cover in military li...
by jkbrea
Tue Mar 15, 2022 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gas Prices Are Ridiculous...and racist!
Replies: 7
Views: 489

Gas Prices Are Ridiculous...and racist!

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by jkbrea
Tue Mar 08, 2022 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Way off topic......
Replies: 8
Views: 578

Re: Way off topic......

Being a city dweller has it's few perks. But one of them is I set anything metal at my curb with a "free" sign on it, and it's never there more than a few hours at most. Sometimes somebody stops as I'm putting it out and want to help me unload it. Once in Ca, my brother placed a working washer on t...
by jkbrea
Fri Mar 04, 2022 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got some New Furniture
Replies: 14
Views: 897

Re: Got some New Furniture

I like the old school look with the "carry handle" but since boot camp, I can't bring myself to carry it by the carry handle. That was a big no no and would cost you a lot of pushups! Never knew why...
by jkbrea
Wed Feb 16, 2022 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scott's 50 BMG blew up again!
Replies: 41
Views: 2132

Re: Scott's 50 BMG blew up again!

Had a guy come to our gun club with a no name,(not a Rossi,Six, but who knows), 50 cal rifle. It was the replacement to the one he had shot one round through and cracked a weld on the receiver. I made him go to the last bench and I was far away when he shot. He and his friend shot about 40 rounds th...
by jkbrea
Mon Feb 07, 2022 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biathlon is on..if you're interested
Replies: 11
Views: 708

Re: Biathlon is on..if you're interested

I tried but I have a smart TV. It won't play it, or the NBA..., the View...etc

Just kidding. I wish all our athletes the best. They train their azzes off to better themselves and have no choice where the olympics are held. Because it's held every four years, they're on the clock.
by jkbrea
Wed Jan 05, 2022 11:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Magazine 1957 edition
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Gun Magazine 1957 edition

Not sure how to send this. Its a link to Guns Magazine in 1957. It has an article from Elmer Keith in it on handguns and several interesting reads. https://gunsmagazine.com › 2...PDF GUNS Magazine December 1957 https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://gunsmagazine.com/wp-content/...
by jkbrea
Mon Jan 03, 2022 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70 lever gun
Replies: 53
Views: 3245

Re: 45-70 lever gun

. jkbrea and TraderVic..... sounds like you guys should have just traded guns... :lol: Grizz said "... guide gun: marlin stainless. correct finish for an all weather rifle. paint it if you don't like the looks. i have fixed aperture sight on mine. learn the trajectory of your one hunting load and y...
by jkbrea
Tue Dec 28, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70 lever gun
Replies: 53
Views: 3245

Re: 45-70 lever gun

I bought a Marlin XLR in '07. I didn't like the 24" barrel for hunting in timber. I sent it east to a gun shop. I had them cut the barrel to 18", recrown it, install a Wild West lever and extend the mag tube. I had installed a ghost ring XS sight also. Absolutely love it. A year later, Marlin introd...
by jkbrea
Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 95 carbine
Replies: 14
Views: 1919

Re: Winchester 95 carbine

crs wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:40 pm
The Winchester 1895 in .405 WCF has become my favorite big bore stalking rifle. Here is one critter the PH and trackers sneaked up on and I shot at 20 yards:
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That beast looks like a cross between a bull moose and a Texas Longhorn!
by jkbrea
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bore sight recommendations
Replies: 15
Views: 1119

Re: Bore sight recommendations

I peep down the bore if possible and center an object about 50 yards away and move my reticle to the center of said object. This will usually get you on paper at 100. With factory irons I don't bother and just shoot and adjust as needed as they should be reasonably close. If adding a peep I cowitne...
by jkbrea
Sun Nov 21, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Decision To Open Carry In A Riot
Replies: 17
Views: 1446

Re: The Decision To Open Carry In A Riot

AJMD429 wrote:
Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:54 pm
JimT wrote:
Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:47 pm
While I support the idea of open carry, unless I am hunting I won't do it.
Same here.

And I tend to avoid riots (but won’t criticize those who don’t).

But if a riot came to visit, I’d be open-carrying a rifle (because I don’t have a flame-thrower).
Here you go Doc
https://throwflame.com/
by jkbrea
Fri Nov 19, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 93
Views: 7531

Re: Rittenhouse Trial

My buddy that owns a bar in Ca is introducing a drink special.
"A Rittenhouse". It's a chaser followed by four shots.🤣
by jkbrea
Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you make your chili?
Replies: 36
Views: 2758

Re: How do you make your chili?

There are "bad words" in this so just FYI. It is hilarious though. Maybe it gets censored...like abbreviating "assistant" was automatically changed to "butt'd" 🙄 Notes from an inexperienced Chili taster named Frank, who was visiting Texas from the East Coast: Recently I was honoured to be selected a...
by jkbrea
Sun Nov 14, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: American style bulldog experiment
Replies: 62
Views: 3580

Re: American style bulldog experiment

Thought I was the only one that daily carried a single action. I get comments from some of the glock guys that carry 3 extra mags of high capacity mags.

Only 5 shots but my favorite.

3.5" barrel .45.
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by jkbrea
Wed Nov 10, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 93
Views: 7531

Re: Rittenhouse Trial

Talk about censorship!!! I tried to abbreviate assistant DA and it was corrected to butt't! 🥴
by jkbrea
Wed Nov 10, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 93
Views: 7531

Re: Rittenhouse Trial

I've been in dozens of trials over 30 years. I almost think this DA is intentionally bombing and hoping for a mistrial. I've never seen that level of incompetence from a DA's office. Even brand new butt't DA's are better than this clown. I find it hard to believe he can be that stupid. Rittenhouse s...
by jkbrea
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Wayne 45 colt ammo - shoot or sell?
Replies: 5
Views: 612

Re: John Wayne 45 colt ammo - shoot or sell?

Sell it and buy 2-3 boxes of .45! Lots of people buy the John Wayne commemoratives for display and like to display the boxes of ammo with it. Heck...even the empty boxes are for sale.
by jkbrea
Mon Nov 01, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's currently your best hunting rifle for your area?
Replies: 61
Views: 9825

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

I hunt elk and antelope. I use a Tikka T3 lite 30-06 with a Leupold VX3 and a Marlin 45-70 with a quick release Leupold scout scope . Never understood the need for magnums in heavy timber out here. I had a 7mm Rem Mag but didn't enjoy shooting it. Out of 20+ elk, almost all were 100 yards or less. ...
by jkbrea
Mon Nov 01, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win 92 in 25-20
Replies: 20
Views: 1701

Win 92 in 25-20

Being the only employee of gunclub in a free state, I get to shoot all kinds of stuff from .22 to belt fed machine guns. A couple days ago I got to shoot a Winchester 92 in 25-20. A young guy had it there. It was passed to him by his grandfather. It was made in 1931 I think. He asked if I wanted to ...
by jkbrea
Wed Oct 27, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good Week of Hunting (so far)
Replies: 6
Views: 481

Re: Good Week of Hunting (so far)

Looks like a great hunt, where did you hit em, can't tell? Shot the antelope through the left shoulder with 147 grain Eld x in 6.5 Creedmoor. Didn't exit and he didn't take a step. I flipped it over to take the pic. It shattered the shoulder. I hit the cow a little high on the left side offhand at ...
by jkbrea
Wed Oct 27, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good Week of Hunting (so far)
Replies: 6
Views: 481

Good Week of Hunting (so far)

Connected with a speed goat on Monday morning out in Daniel, Wy. I used a Ruger PR in 6.5 Creedmoor. A friend loaded up some 147 gr. eld x for me. One shot at 425 yards. Didn't move a yard. I took a friend and just a couple min. before I shot, he shot a cow elk that was out there! He was setting up ...
by jkbrea
Sun Oct 24, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70 Penetration Test
Replies: 18
Views: 1653

Re: 45-70 Penetration Test

I had no idea those Remington loads ran 1600. I thought they were like 1300ish. That's what I thought, too, so I jumped on the Remington site, and they have two different loadings of that 405 grain now.... I will say those 1600 fps Core-Lokts are very pleasant to shoot! When I shoot the L.E. , I ca...
by jkbrea
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another "prop" gun killing
Replies: 130
Views: 9066

Re: Another "prop" gun killing

Saw this on the internet...... Twitter users are now zeroing in on Baldwin's past social media activity and one glaring tweet he posted on Sept. 22, 2017 reads: "I wonder how it must feel to wrongfully kill someone..." The tweet also included a link to a Los Angeles Times article about a Huntington ...
by jkbrea
Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70 Penetration Test
Replies: 18
Views: 1653

Re: 45-70 Penetration Test

So the deepest penetration was through 6" and about 3" into the 2nd block with the leverevolution but it could've been the wood. All exited the 1st 6x6 although the 1st Core-Lokt stopped against the 2nd block as did one of the LE rounds I didn't find. Overall, they all performed about the same. I th...
by jkbrea
Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70 Penetration Test
Replies: 18
Views: 1653

45-70 Penetration Test

I took Grizz's advice and decided to test the Leverevolution against Rem Core-Lokts. I don't drink much milk and whiskey bottles won't work so I used two old 6x6 post. I shot 3 rounds of each from 30 yards. (FYI..at 30 yards, LE hit 4" high and CL hit 1" high.) 1st LE round penetrated the 1st block ...
by jkbrea
Tue Oct 19, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Guy Has Buck Teeth
Replies: 7
Views: 1131

Re: This Guy Has Buck Teeth

That's some hard core sh....pelosi!
by jkbrea
Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finest revolver 20th century.
Replies: 60
Views: 8137

Re: Finest revolver 20th century.

....or a "Smython/ or Smolt. Never seen one but heard they are nice. Colt barrel with Smith frame.
by jkbrea
Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finest revolver 20th century.
Replies: 60
Views: 8137

Re: Finest revolver 20th century.

S&W Model 686 .357/.38, 4" barrel.
by jkbrea
Thu Oct 14, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leverevolution or Core-Lokt
Replies: 9
Views: 1267

Re: Leverevolution or Core-Lokt

Thanks for the input. I felt stupid asking the question. I usually hunt with a 30-06 but feel better with a lever 45-70 due to more bears in the area. Other than some buffalo bore, I've only shot Leverevolution since I got the rifle. They do pack a punch but they're basically a hollowpoint with a ru...
by jkbrea
Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leverevolution or Core-Lokt
Replies: 9
Views: 1267

Re: Leverevolution or Core-Lokt

I have about 6 rounds of Buffalo Bore left but not sure if it's a good hunting round.The rifle is a Marlin SBL. I want it loaded with a round for elk hunting and have enough penetration "just in case". I know chances of encounters are very low. Only had one grizzly encounter in 30 years. I do carry ...
by jkbrea
Thu Oct 14, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leverevolution or Core-Lokt
Replies: 9
Views: 1267

Leverevolution or Core-Lokt

I've been using Hornady Leverevolution 325 gr 45-70 for elk hunting. I've taken a few and it is very accurate. Lately there have been more grizz sightings in the area I hunt. I have a couple boxes of Remington Core-Lokt 405 gr JSP. Will they penetrate better up close, (out to 20 yards), better than ...
by jkbrea
Sat Sep 25, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grizzlies
Replies: 7
Views: 736

Re: Grizzlies

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Beautiful area though in Teton County.
But come Monday I'm going with a Marlin 45-70, bear spray, a 4" 44 mag with Buffalo Bore ammo, and a slower partner!