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by Scott Tschirhart
Sat Sep 18, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I’m all for good ignition……but
Replies: 13
Views: 472

Re: I’m all for good ignition……but

A new Wolff spring kit solved all of these issues.

Thanks for the suggestions.
by Scott Tschirhart
Sat Sep 18, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load
Replies: 9
Views: 327

Re: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load

Some deer is liable to be in trouble if it stands still at 100 yards or so this year.
by Scott Tschirhart
Sat Sep 18, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy birthday, Paco!
Replies: 8
Views: 96

Re: Happy birthday, Paco!

Happy Birthday Paco and we are praying for you.
by Scott Tschirhart
Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Picked up a beater
Replies: 22
Views: 1093

Re: Picked up a beater

The .348 is a pretty powerful cartridge as is. I'm not sure I would do anything but shoot it until it was a part of me.
by Scott Tschirhart
Sat Sep 18, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 carbine on real big game
Replies: 9
Views: 243

Re: 357 carbine on real big game

I don’t know about anything bigger but whitetail deer fall very easily to that load
by Scott Tschirhart
Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For love of the 357 mag
Replies: 8
Views: 280

Re: For love of the 357 mag

I love a .357, particularly in an old model Ruger Blackhawk. Seems to be the perfect match. I carry a .357 Magnum on my hip every day and am wearing a .357 revolver as I type this. However, I question some of the conclusions in the article when the author says that the .357 can be just as effective ...
by Scott Tschirhart
Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Punkin Balls
Replies: 26
Views: 749

Re: Punkin Balls

This is a really interesting experiment.
by Scott Tschirhart
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: an act of treason
Replies: 5
Views: 140

Re: an act of treason

This is bad, but it is bad to President Trump, so it is not that bad. However, when you see something like this, look closer. This is designed to distract us from something else.
by Scott Tschirhart
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Sleepy-Joe claims another victim...
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: Sleepy-Joe claims another victim...

I watched a horrible video last night of them cutting a young man's head off last night. It was hard to watch, but I think its important to know what this is all about.
by Scott Tschirhart
Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modern toggle links
Replies: 17
Views: 479

Re: Modern toggle links

Thank you my friend.
by Scott Tschirhart
Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Idea for a "Leverguns.com" T-Shirt
Replies: 7
Views: 247

Re: Idea for a "Leverguns.com" T-Shirt

I don't really wear t-shirts these days exept for white undershirts when I am in a suit.

But I might wear a leverguns t-shirt for special occasions.
by Scott Tschirhart
Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: I know this lawyer.....not well
Replies: 8
Views: 159

Re: I know this lawyer.....not well

I'm not sure what was going through his mind, but this was not well thought out.

I hate that I have this thought, but I would have loved to see him tazed in the costume. I know.....but it would be funny.
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Observations on COVID, from the Field
Replies: 23
Views: 358

Re: Observations on COVID, from the Field

I'm not mad at you. We both had Covid last year and when the shot was available, we both took it. I recognize other folks think differently and I am not in the business of changing their minds. But we thought about it, talked with our doctors, and made what we thought was the right decision for us.
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best Bullet for Shooting... Pumpkins???
Replies: 14
Views: 302

Re: Best Bullet for Shooting... Pumpkins???

Just some free advice about shooting pumpkins. They seem to have a lot of hollow space in them. If you cut a small hole and fill them up with liquid (orange soda) they respond much better to being shot.
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 15, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Opinion
Replies: 48
Views: 2820

Re: My Opinion

When I bought a used Ruger Redhawk 44 mag at a gunshow 30 years ago I was so sure I'd found perfection that I have only purchased 2 handguns since. A second Redhawk in case I ever wore out the first one. And a GP100 'cause it is much like the Redhawk in a smaller, lighter package. Yep, they are jus...
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Opinion
Replies: 48
Views: 2820

Re: My Opinion

I would add the Smith J frame hammerless revolvers to your list. (not really hammerless, but the hammer is concealed in the frame) Nothing is a better combinaton of power and concealment. The perfect backup gun for a lawman, and the pefect carry gun for a civilian who is minding his own business. Th...
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: call everyone you know in CA.
Replies: 7
Views: 148

Re: call everyone you know in CA.

I'm not sure why anyone is surprised. Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, comte de Tocqueville told us this would happen so many years ago.

The people of California want this and when they vote for this, they deserve it. I know folks who live there, but I have no idea why.
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Report from John Taffin on cap n ball pistol accuracy
Replies: 15
Views: 406

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

A volley gun would likely be extremely effective up close and personal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qnuu0nMFVA
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modern toggle links
Replies: 17
Views: 479

Re: Modern toggle links

Last night I read in John Taffin's excellent new "Book of the .44 Caliber" about his contact with Beretta (who now owns Uberti) and how they have changed the heat treatement on the frames and upgraded the internal parts for the .44 Magnum chambered 1873s to withstand the increased pressure. See pg. ...
by Scott Tschirhart
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scat ID requested
Replies: 16
Views: 395

Re: Scat ID requested

Maybe it is a really big urban coon?
by Scott Tschirhart
Tue Sep 14, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scat ID requested
Replies: 16
Views: 395

Re: Scat ID requested

What I did not realize was that s*&^ is a bad word. Apparently it is because when I typed it it was automatically changed to Pelosi!

I've been using that word all my life and never realized that someone thinks it is a bad word.
by Scott Tschirhart
Tue Sep 14, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modern toggle links
Replies: 17
Views: 479

Re: Modern toggle links

Griff, That's interesting. Is the clearance of the carrier just front to back? or all around? I have been thinking about taking a .38/.357 carrier and opening it up internally just enough to accommodate a .44 Special case (which is somewhat smaller in diameter than the rims on a .45 Colt/.44-40). Bu...
by Scott Tschirhart
Tue Sep 14, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scat ID requested
Replies: 16
Views: 395

Re: Scat ID requested

Looks like bear pelosi to me. If it was smaller, I would say "wash bear" (other name for Raccoon).
by Scott Tschirhart
Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Update From Paco's Daughter 9/9/2021
Replies: 12
Views: 440

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

Prayers continue.
by Scott Tschirhart
Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modern toggle links
Replies: 17
Views: 479

Re: Modern toggle links

I perform frequent inspections on my 73'. I pull out the guts and closely inspect for signs of wear. Unless that part is defective, it's not gonna just "let go", it will "talk to you if you listen"! A lot of guys shoot their guns like they drive their truck....they never work on it. Wise advice her...
by Scott Tschirhart
Mon Sep 13, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Revisited
Replies: 12
Views: 280

Re: Time Travel Revisited

I wonder how susceptible a dinosaur would be to a bullet? Seems to me that snakes and lizards get messed up pretty good with about any good hit. But a bigger critter like a T-Rex, I wonder if he would soak up lead very well?
by Scott Tschirhart
Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Revisited
Replies: 12
Views: 280

Re: Time Travel Revisited

Now that's great. How many of us will be able to fork a horse at 100 years old? Getting back to time travel, I find it interesting that this is one of the ideas that we keep going back to over and over again in books and movies. There must be something about this that really speaks to the human spir...
by Scott Tschirhart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load
Replies: 9
Views: 327

Re: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load

I'm kind of thinking that I may not be giving up anything by going to the LFN bullet over the Keith.
by Scott Tschirhart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modern toggle links
Replies: 17
Views: 479

Re: Modern toggle links

I've got one chambered in .44 Magnum but I run it mostly with warm .44 Special loads. I know that they aren't the strongest action out there, but I don't think they are as weak as some people think.
by Scott Tschirhart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load
Replies: 9
Views: 327

Re: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load

Meplats are similar.

Top left is the MBW 250 gr LFN

Top right is a RNFP

Bottom is the MBW Keith.
by Scott Tschirhart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load
Replies: 9
Views: 327

Re: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load

My 1873 feeds the two on the left perfectly. The two on the right are not compatible.
by Scott Tschirhart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .44 Special Skeeter Rifle load
Replies: 9
Views: 327

.44 Special Skeeter Rifle load

I've always been a fan of the cast Keith bullets and it has bothered me that I cannot get my favored bullet to run in my 1873 Uberti. However, while loading up a batch of ammo for shooting this morning on the ranch, I reflected on my experience with a more traditional style bullet and I'm not exactl...
by Scott Tschirhart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Case Flaring
Replies: 7
Views: 210

Re: Case Flaring

On the Sharps I always have to flare the case a bit. Of course I am also dealing with very soft cast bullets.
by Scott Tschirhart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Advertisments
Replies: 32
Views: 604

Re: Time Travel Advertisments

My question has always been what was Satin doing there to begin with, God had to allow that so sin nature would be in man so we could follow sin or have faith. Satin talked to God about Job and Job had to make a choice, free will. And that`s where we are today. It makes sense if you believe that we...
by Scott Tschirhart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Advertisments
Replies: 32
Views: 604

Re: Time Travel Advertisments

Genesis 3:17-19 NASBS [17] Then to Adam He said, "BECAUSE YOU HAVE LISTENED TO THE VOICE OF YOUR WIFE, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat from it'; Cursed is the ground because of you; In toil you will eat of it All the days of your life. [18] "Both ...
by Scott Tschirhart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Advertisments
Replies: 32
Views: 604

Re: Time Travel Advertisments

Genesis 3:1-3,5-7 NASBS [1] Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, "Indeed, has God said, 'You shall not eat from any tree of the garden'?" [2] The woman said to the serpent, "From the fruit of the trees of the garden we may...
by Scott Tschirhart
Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time Travel Advertisments
Replies: 32
Views: 604

Re: Time Travel Advertisments

if it worked I could have slapped some sense into Eve Funny. BUT ... read the account again. It was Adam's fault, not Eve's. Adam is responsible. But since we were put here to resolve the angelic conflict, I think they would have screwed up sooner or later. Adam was told before Eve was created: Gen...
by Scott Tschirhart
Fri Sep 10, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: What if you had Covid AND took the shot?
Replies: 31
Views: 643

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

Regarding the effectiveness of these vaccines, it is my understanding they should prevent virus infection 90% of the time. So, 10 out of 100 people can still get sick, however, your sickness won't require hospitalization. I'm not so sure. Locally, one of my clients was fully vaccinated. He came to ...
by Scott Tschirhart
Thu Sep 09, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Update From Paco's Daughter 9/9/2021
Replies: 12
Views: 440

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

That makes good sense. Prayers continue.
by Scott Tschirhart
Thu Sep 09, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster
Replies: 21
Views: 492

Re: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster

AmBraCol wrote:
Thu Sep 09, 2021 4:37 pm
Yep, I had to have Rob make me a new belt as the other one already had too many holes in it.
I wear a Simply Rugged "Man Belt" every day. I find it more comfortable than my old heavier gun belts. But it is still has plenty of stiffness to support everything I wear on my belt.
by Scott Tschirhart
Thu Sep 09, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Victory Boyd
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: Victory Boyd

That's a classy response. Unlike a lot of what we are seeing today.
by Scott Tschirhart
Thu Sep 09, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster
Replies: 21
Views: 492

Re: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster

AJMD429 wrote:
Wed Sep 08, 2021 8:18 pm
Then again, if I head out into a dark parking my CCW isn't likely going to be in a holster; I just carry it in my hand, in a paper bag or under whatever box I might be carrying, etc...
Do you live in Beruit?
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 08, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster
Replies: 21
Views: 492

Re: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster

Actually, I was thinking along the same lines Jim, but I wanted to run this by you guys here for comment. I must say I do like just two slots in Scott's holster as I doubt I'd need or want to carry "cross draw". I don't have a beef herd anymore, don't ride horses, just my old International and a JD...
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 08, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I drove out to Del Rio this morning to visit with the Sheriff
Replies: 15
Views: 429

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

In my old Guide Gun, I used 405 gr Remington factory .45-70 ammo to good effect. I did not need to hot rod it at all.
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 08, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Inmates Are Now Running The Asylum
Replies: 3
Views: 265

Re: The Inmates Are Now Running The Asylum

They ought to pay me not to come there and shoot those people.

I'd do that for cheap.
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 08, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster
Replies: 21
Views: 492

Re: Hammer Strap on a Conceal Carry Holster

A strap or hammer thong can be really handy on a horse. Otherwise, I think it gets in the way.

The way these holsters work, you really don't need a strap.
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 08, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I drove out to Del Rio this morning to visit with the Sheriff
Replies: 15
Views: 429

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

Interesting data Jim. My .45-70 loads of course will not stay in a deer from any angle and will punch a hog end to end. But even with that round nose bullet at around 1100 fps it hit game animals like a freight train. I never had anything run off when I shot it with the Sharps. It just let the air o...
by Scott Tschirhart
Wed Sep 08, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I drove out to Del Rio this morning to visit with the Sheriff
Replies: 15
Views: 429

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

I've not yet been down that way, Scott. I recently watched a Zoom presentation on the Pecos rock art around Amistad Reservoir. Pretty spectacular country. Do you recall what that Marlin was chambered in? We were both shooting .45-70s. He was shooting a really stout smokeless load that was punishing...