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by 6pt-sika
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage guns
Replies: 35
Views: 610

Re: Vintage guns

This one is a well worn example and still sold for $7500! https://www.morphyauctions.com/jamesdjulia/item/2148-369/ I’ve bought a few at the big auction houses . Couple at Rock Island and a couple at Poulins but as of yet I’ve never had any luck at Morphys. I've bought zilch from any auction house ...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage guns
Replies: 35
Views: 610

Re: Vintage guns

marlinman93 wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:25 pm
This one is a well worn example and still sold for $7500!

https://www.morphyauctions.com/jamesdju ... /2148-369/
I’ve bought a few at the big auction houses . Couple at Rock Island and a couple at Poulins but as of yet I’ve never had any luck at Morphys.
by 6pt-sika
Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage guns
Replies: 35
Views: 610

Re: Vintage guns

I’ve got a veritable herd of shotguns and the newest is Benelli Montefeltro that’s 35 years old . Most of my doubles are 90 or more years old , all my O/U’s are 50 or more years , my four semi auto shotguns are 35 or more years and my loan pump is 65 years . So I reckon they all fall in the vintage ...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Feb 20, 2021 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Before The Ammo/Components Shortage.....
Replies: 17
Views: 332

Re: Before The Ammo/Components Shortage.....

I really wanted a Marlin XLR in .338 Marlin Express, but I kept putting it off and then they shut down. I'm hoping that Ruger does something with that caliber like the XLR, but as much as I like stainless I'd really like to see a blued version. :D jb 8) When they unveiled them I had both versions o...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Midway says that CCI primers are a discontinued item
Replies: 22
Views: 612

Re: Midway says that CCI primers are a discontinued item

Only Federal component I prefer are the 215 LRM primers . CCI200’s are my preferred LR and Remington 7 1/2’s for SR . Handguns I’m open to most anything . As to brass I was always more inclined to buy WIN of available , Remington second and I viewed Federal and Hornady as better than nothing . Now I...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Before The Ammo/Components Shortage.....
Replies: 17
Views: 332

Re: Before The Ammo/Components Shortage.....

I got my 8 gauge mid year of 2020 and a 6.5 PRC in October . That’s the extent of anything new to me anytime soon . On a somewhat relevant subject I was able to order Gualandi 8 gauge wads from BPI this evening and these things had been out of stock darn near worldwide for about a year . But then ag...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: YOUR FAVORITE THINGS TO DO!
Replies: 23
Views: 383

Re: YOUR FAVORITE THINGS TO DO!

Skeet , trap , sporting clays , five stand and feathered birds with any of the Parker side by sides in my accumulation . 9BBB8687-4F94-4E5B-9AE2-42159F9B6699.jpeg 74B981E9-6813-426D-A283-1529A5E0CA1D.jpeg 844EB07B-6A09-48D8-9719-C24134688275.jpeg 95B8B87C-0ADB-4BAD-853B-8B7821A72168.jpeg 7B72625A-7B...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: getting my head around small primers
Replies: 22
Views: 442

Re: getting my head around small primers

Back when I fooled with 22 Hornets quite a bit and W680 was still being made I read somewhere to use a SP primer for better results in the Hornet . I tried it with no detrimental results but nothing overwhelming about them over SR primers .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My dad passed away
Replies: 39
Views: 443

Re: My dad passed away

Sorry for your loss . I know only to well what you’re feeling mine passed 15 days ago .
by 6pt-sika
Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found a Marlin 336 A DL
Replies: 9
Views: 216

Re: Found a Marlin 336 A DL

Very nice ! Never had a DeLuxe in the A or SC , would liked to have had a DeLuxe SC but it wasn’t in the cards !
by 6pt-sika
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: F/S SHOTGUN WADS-AA 12-20-16 GA
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: F/S SHOTGUN WADS-AA 12-20-16 GA

How many AA16’s do you have and how much by 5,000 ? I sent you an email !
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jan 31, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yuck
Replies: 8
Views: 254

Re: Yuck

Went out and pushed the driveway off so now my little four legged people don’t freeze their snag when they squat !
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by 6pt-sika
Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little picker upper !
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Re: A little picker upper !

I e got I think about 8,000 rounds of Norma TAC for the 22 rifles and a few bricks old WIN Wildcat and a few bricks REM Thunderbolts for the 22 revolvers . Hopefully one of them will work in the 41 .
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yuck
Replies: 8
Views: 254

Yuck

About 4 inches of this stuff during late deer season is great . But more than that or any other time I dislike the stuff ! E48A4204-E8F3-43E1-9C56-3A9496E48641.jpeg D32F9561-E0D9-4E63-8570-DDF72F47A551.jpeg 388FDB6D-2DC2-4A1D-9AD1-871D4FD44B45.jpeg 6252AF7D-BF19-4313-9B76-C3569AEC210D.jpeg 5F86C943-...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jan 30, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little picker upper !
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Re: A little picker upper !

Tycer wrote:
Sat Jan 30, 2021 2:59 pm
Looking forward to seeing some small groups. That’s really clean. I got to shoot one a couple of years ago. Super accurate.
It’s kinda faded looking but that might just be aging and grunge . I’ll clean it up Monday or Tuesday and see if it improves any .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jan 30, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little picker upper !
Replies: 11
Views: 383

A little picker upper !

Stopped by the shop today and saw a used but fairly nice S&W Model 41 . So after yesterday I decided I needed a pick me up and bought it ! CE891064-1E65-44BF-8211-0111883CCF61.jpeg 200614CF-58B9-4EE4-B139-9DCA68DFB7BC.jpeg 2BF61B4A-F23B-4C55-BE7D-BED8ECEF892E.jpeg A48874EA-CAE0-4BF5-AF9F-FF002541EDC...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most used/useful load
Replies: 28
Views: 1043

Re: Most used/useful load

We’re they still making W231 before the crud and Biden hit ? I’ve not bought any of that in twenty years I think . Sure....Scott bought some and as it's a popular powder there would be no reason to discontinue it.....it's a great powder and like Unique, can be made to work in any handgun cartridge....
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prospect Hall Shooting Club
Replies: 14
Views: 511

Re: Prospect Hall Shooting Club

Sold a Parker Trogan 12 gauge 30” Saturday on GB so the funds from that and some other stuff I’ve liquidated oughtta be a good bit of what I’ll need for a Parker DHE 20 gauge 30” I’ve got my eye on :wink:
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most used/useful load
Replies: 28
Views: 1043

Re: Most used/useful load

7 grains of 231 in the 38-40, 44-40, 44 Spl, 41 Mag, 44 Mag, 45 Long Colt all with cast standard bullet weights for each caliber. 4.5 grains of 231 in 25-20, 32-20, 38 Spl. 357 Mag all with cast standard bullet weights for each caliber. Of course, every caliber has different loads for different pur...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prospect Hall Shooting Club
Replies: 14
Views: 511

Re: Prospect Hall Shooting Club

GunnyMack wrote:
Mon Jan 25, 2021 5:34 am
I've not shot either- I'm too cheap to cough up $30 / bird! It's expensive to say the least!!!
They told me box birds were 15 birds I believe and the cost was about $350 . I was told what colombaire cost but it I don’t recollect at the moment .
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prospect Hall Shooting Club
Replies: 14
Views: 511

Re: Prospect Hall Shooting Club

I wanna try box bird pigeons and colombaire before I meet my maker atleast once each .
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jan 24, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prospect Hall Shooting Club
Replies: 14
Views: 511

Re: Prospect Hall Shooting Club

Like everything else at the present time pen raised pheasents and partridge are a little difficult to get . So this place may not have anymore Pheasent or partridge shoots this season . They have a pigeon box bird ring and the guy that puts this stuff on said he might have a quail box bird shoot . W...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jan 24, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prospect Hall Shooting Club
Replies: 14
Views: 511

Re: Prospect Hall Shooting Club

I think I like shooting the pheasents and partridge note atleast you can get a meal out of it . This is what I brought home yesterday right before I got the breasts out of them !
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by 6pt-sika
Sun Jan 24, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prospect Hall Shooting Club
Replies: 14
Views: 511

Re: Prospect Hall Shooting Club

Brutus is the bomb, 6-Pt. I had to look up ZZ birds. Had not heard of them. Great idea. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKK7KOKKcaE Some people call them “helice” . Thanks Brutus the 8 was intresting to try at this game , but I don’t think I’ll be carrying that heavy brute again . My big reason for...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prospect Hall Shooting Club
Replies: 14
Views: 511

Re: Prospect Hall Shooting Club

What’s the cost to shoot 25 of those things ?
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prospect Hall Shooting Club
Replies: 14
Views: 511

Re: Prospect Hall Shooting Club

GunnyMack wrote:
Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:44 pm
Brutus is on the board! Job well done 6pt. Tomorrow I'm taking the new to me Perazzi to shoot ZZ birds.
Those are the plastic reusable things that are in 4 pieces correct ?
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prospect Hall Shooting Club
Replies: 14
Views: 511

Prospect Hall Shooting Club

There was a Pheasent shoot at Prospect Hall today . I borrowed a gun cart from a friend so I could take my DH 12 pigeon gun and Brutus . The birds were high and in the wind literally today . On my first peg I was able to knock two cocj birds down with Brutus . I think I knocked down 12-16 birds with...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get
Replies: 44
Views: 1900

Re: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get

Cat If they get up to a buck a piece for all rifle pistol and shotgun I’ve got a large quantity that’ll hit the market . Then a bunch of powder will hit the market as well as a bunch of wads and bullets . To say nothing of the rifles shotguns and handguns I’ll turn loose . [/quote] Well 6pt-sika, s...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get
Replies: 44
Views: 1900

Re: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get

Nice which bow do you have? I wasnt talking about bow issues so much as arrow loss/damage and broadheads getting beat up at these speeds. How many times have you taken it out? I've got a Ravin R9 I bought used for about half of what the original owner paid . He got it to hunt the late deer thing in...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get
Replies: 44
Views: 1900

Re: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get

[I’m looking at this in regards to inability to get components down the road . I’ve already got a crossbow that’s right at 400 FPS , but the idea of 500 FPS intrests me . I have a crossbow that runs 380fps but have to admit I couldnt sustain it if things got tight. Attrition rate for arrows and bro...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

GunnyMack wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:52 pm
Never heard of using a punt gun for pheasants :lol:
That 8 is not what I’d call a punt gun . Any punt gun I’ve ever seen was a heck of a lot longer with a much greater bore diameter easily double that of an 8 .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

Well got an invite this morning to do a Pheasent shoot at Prospect Hall in WVA this Saturday . My plan is to take the same Parker I used this past Saturday and my 8 gauge with twenty or so shells . I’m going to borrow a friends shooting cart to push these things around on with shells water etc . If ...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blackhawk vs KFrame
Replies: 42
Views: 1407

Re: Blackhawk vs KFrame

I had one of the Blackhawk Buckeye 32/20 32 H&R guns . Bought it unfired in the box kept it maybe five years and resold it unfired in the box .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

Took the Parker DH 12 gauge 32” to Christmas Hill today for a Pheasent shoot . I was shooting some 80’s vintage WIN field loads holding 1 1/8 ounce of #6’s . Someone brought a flat of them in to sell so I got them for about $7 a box . Anyway that gun with those shells made me look semi decent . I th...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get
Replies: 44
Views: 1900

Re: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get

Yeah Blaine, I think you're correct. I've been through about 5 of these shortages and it always takes a while to recover once the cause goes away. Of course this is the deepest shortage I've ever seen not having lived through WW II. The only outlet for primers now seems to be folks like us who deci...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Feels good to be hunting again
Replies: 12
Views: 463

Re: Feels good to be hunting again

Okay to me CSA means Confederate States of America . What does it stand for otherwise ?
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

If Prospect Hall sends me an invite to their January pheasent partridge pigeon deal I wanna pattern a couple 1 1/4 loads at forty yards . The shots are a bit steeper there . Prospect Hall shut down almost two weeks ago , the caretaker of the place caught the crud . I assume not to long after I was t...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get
Replies: 44
Views: 1900

Re: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get

If this gets as bad as some folks seem to think . I’m of a mind that I don’t care about legalities in what I use although a crossbow is perfectly legal in Virginia . Meaning if it gets that bad they need to catch me if I’m bending the rules .
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get
Replies: 44
Views: 1900

Re: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get

i recalled seeing something out there on a co2 rifle that shoots .45 calber bullets.. the buttstock is the cylinder, suppose to be the nastiest air rifle you can get factory . Nothing new there. Lewis & Clark had air rifles along on their expedition to map out the West. Girandoni air rifles were a ...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

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by 6pt-sika
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

Well the Southern Side by Side in April is supposedly still on but I have my doubts . Koneski has the Northern SxS scheduled for the end of July and this was the only SxS shoot that was done in 2020 I believe . So if I’m still not able to go to the Philippines in July August I think I’ll go to Kones...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

Gun did very well at 5-stand ! I however could’ve done better . Gun is choked tight for sure . There was no such thing today as a to far bird but there were a few that were to close , as with the tight choke it left less than no room for errors . On the trap field I shot one round quick as no one el...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get
Replies: 44
Views: 1900

Re: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get

i recalled seeing something out there on a co2 rifle that shoots .45 calber bullets.. the buttstock is the cylinder, suppose to be the nastiest air rifle you can get factory . Nothing new there. Lewis & Clark had air rifles along on their expedition to map out the West. Girandoni air rifles were a ...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

I just patterned both barrels of this thing twice at 45 of my steps that oughtta be between 40 and 43 yards . Anyway looks pretty darn good with 1 1/8 ounces of #6’s . If I can keep my head screwed on right Saturday the pheasents might have a tough road . To be honest this thing would make a nice tu...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

Truly a beautiful old school shotgun! My gun shop has 3 or 4 Parker's in stock that I was looking at. Nowhere near the quality of your new purchase! I wanted one for many year's. Hopefully one day I run into one for the right price! Congratulations on a finely crafted shotgun! Do they have any 20’s...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

I wish the old Ballards I inspected last week were half as nice as that! Beautiful old gun. This thing I was very apprehensive of as it had been on GB for a few weeks . And to be honest I wasn’t sure what to expect when it arrived . But so far I’ve not seen anything negative . Now the big question ...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

Truly a beautiful old school shotgun! My gun shop has 3 or 4 Parker's in stock that I was looking at. Nowhere near the quality of your new purchase! I wanted one for many year's. Hopefully one day I run into one for the right price! Congratulations on a finely crafted shotgun! Do they have any 20’s...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

I can remmember a time I thought I’d never posses a Grade 3 Parker at present I have six hammerless and one hammer all Grade 3 . Grade 3 is the same thing as a D grade . Now the low point is three are hammerless 12’s and the rest are 10’s . Wouldn’t mind a nice DHE 16 and 20 .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It arrived !
Replies: 28
Views: 974

Re: It arrived !

When you look at guns like this and see the craftsmanship and attention to detail, all made with old technology along with surviving well over a hundred years it makes you wonder about the junk being produced today and how people accept it. Nice piece 6 Point.....----6 They accept it because they’r...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Crud
Replies: 22
Views: 1159

Re: The Crud

piller wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:37 am
Hope he can go home ASAP. My tastebuds are just starting to recover. I can taste coffee.
The boss told me when she talked to him on the phone he said his taste was back and he wanted a pizza . Which unto itself is unusual as I’ve not seen him eat pizza very often .