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  • blackthorn's Avatar
    Today, 11:58 AM
    To each his/her own. Depends on your life style/wants/needs. What works for you would not be good for me. Your way sounds great for someone in your circumstances.
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    Yesterday, 08:17 PM
    The stock sure is purdy!
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    Yesterday, 08:08 PM
    swheeler replied to a thread Musket debut in Muzzleloading.
    Yes, it looks like the flint is too long, and from the picture it looks like the frizzen is in the white? I have rehardened my frizzen 3 times and it is mottled blue or case colored after hardening. The photo is of a cut flint in it now but have...
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    Yesterday, 11:24 AM
    My 6 foot step ladder disappeared. Spent days looking for it. Finally decided someone had likely stole it off the deck (where it was the last I recalled). One morning I went out to the shop, jumped on the tread mill and started walking. Looked to my...
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    03-28-2017, 06:38 PM
    Wish I would have bought a dozen of the beech stocked ones for 89.00, guess the one I have will have to do.
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    03-28-2017, 11:13 AM
    Last gun show I got fifty 300 Weatherby Magnum reloads from a guy I know very well. I checked the load information he included and found he was a full 5 grains over the book maximum for that combination. I broke those all down, saved the bullets and...
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    03-28-2017, 11:07 AM
    We use credit cards quite a bit, but only to the extent we can pay them off as they come due. About 19 or 20 years ago I forgot to pay the card and the following month I got a bill with $3.46 interest added. Still aggravates me to think about it!...
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    03-26-2017, 11:11 AM
    blackthorn replied to a thread Pellet/BB gun in Our Town
    Thanks to all.
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    03-25-2017, 01:38 PM
    blackthorn started a thread Pellet/BB gun in Our Town
    I really have NO knowledge when it comes to air guns. That said, a friend asked me to clean up some light rust on a Crossman 781 Pellet/BB air rifle. The gun is intact, except for a missing front sight. Basically, I want to fabricate a simple front...
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    03-25-2017, 12:08 PM
    blackthorn replied to a thread Gray Wolf ? in Our Town
    Gray Wolf posted here on March 18 2017, in the Wheel Guns and---- sub-forum.
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    03-25-2017, 11:02 AM
    Very good information there^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ thanks.
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    03-22-2017, 09:25 AM
    Very cool, thanks for that!
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    03-20-2017, 01:24 PM
    Sorry to hear that John.
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    03-18-2017, 12:30 PM
    blackthorn replied to a thread Rem Oil in Our Town
    I think you mean Acetone??
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    03-16-2017, 11:03 PM
    I have always been told rule #1 happens. So thanks for the update no panic here, you've had enough of that for all of us. Have a fantastic weekend now.
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    03-16-2017, 11:50 AM
    blackthorn replied to a thread 1999 Buick lasabre in Our Town
    Sometimes it is not the content of a post but rather the manner in which it was delivered! In an arena such as the Net, perception is everything (almost).
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    03-15-2017, 11:05 AM
    Quote "Sounds like she is trying to stock the inside with live food! If she kills it, she has to eat it before it spoils, turn it loose in the house and catch him another day! :grin: " Prepper cat!
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  • swheeler's Avatar
    03-13-2017, 02:09 PM
    both ends of the horse:bigsmyl2:
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  • blackthorn's Avatar
    03-13-2017, 01:49 PM
    Make horse go fast!!!
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    03-13-2017, 12:53 PM
    blackthorn replied to a thread Rem Oil in Our Town
    All I have used for the last 30++ years is Johnson's Paste Wax on the exterior and Ed's Red inside.
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    03-12-2017, 11:21 AM
    sprue sprue sprue
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    03-11-2017, 01:12 PM
    Well I'm glad some of you have good experience with Credit Unions. My experience has not been that good. I USED to deal with a credit union and it was very satisfactory. As time went on however, it became more and more like a large bank to deal...
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    03-11-2017, 12:45 PM
    blackthorn replied to a thread Only in America in Our Town
    Here is another: If a reformed alcoholic don't drink---What is a reformed Christion??
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    03-10-2017, 03:08 PM
    blackthorn started a thread Reflections in Our Town
    The recent thread on "Lying chickens", for some reason , got me thinking. I started to compose a post to go in that thread but decided to start this new offering instead. My grandfather and family (wife and one child) immigratedto Canada from...
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    03-10-2017, 12:14 PM
    From the original post: Quote " I need to update my insurance policy for the year and make sure I have adequate coverage for my firearms. The rifle in question was a gift from my father years ago and I will never sell it. I also don't want to...
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    03-09-2017, 12:51 PM
    blackthorn replied to a thread Just a little windy? in Our Town
    If you know the town they are in you might try calling the local law and asking them to contact your friends, asking them to call you.
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    03-09-2017, 12:21 PM
    Just remember----you gotta sleep sometime---- Just saying---nice knowing ya!
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    03-08-2017, 02:18 PM
    blackthorn replied to a thread Lying Chickens in Our Town
    Originally Posted by Duckiller Remember brown eggs are better than white eggs. That's a statement without any truth behind it. Only difference between white and brown eggs is the color of the shell. " Oh come now----everybody knows...
    39 replies | 1313 view(s)
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check