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    Today, 02:40 PM
    texasnative46 replied to a thread Boat gun in Our Town
    To All, My preferred Boat Gun is a 12 gauge single-barrel. = IF you are stopped/questioned about having a firearm on board, tell the G&F officer/USCG that it's for shooting sharks. (I once had a NICE 12-gauge pump "confiscated" by a G&F officer....
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    Yesterday, 07:31 PM
    The Lord Flasheart, I've noted that there are LOTS of European gunsmith-sporterized Mauser rifles in the gun shows right now & that (presuming that the barrel diameter is large enough) that JES can quickly/inexpensively convert to 9.3x62mm. (I...
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    Yesterday, 05:12 PM
    Higgins, VERY TRUE. - "Paper wasps" will also happily fill most any pie/tube/etc. with their nest. (I don't even want to think about what would happen to the shotgun AND to the shooter if you fired a live round with the tube completely blocked...
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    Yesterday, 12:36 PM
    guilbilly, My 20 bucks & then some was easily recovered when my cousin drove off a night-prowling thug about 5-6 years ago with my "junk shotgun". = Randy suspected that he was intent on stealing saddles/tack. yours, tex
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    Yesterday, 10:57 AM
    Personally, I can hardly wait for the "sighting in days" at our local military post club range, as FEW people there "police their brass" & it's "free for the taking" at day's end. I picked up LOTS of .30-06, .308, .270 & .243 cases last year. ...
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    Yesterday, 10:45 AM
    Ballistics in Scotland, YEP. My "junker" is a "hardware store" hammer-gun marked: River Arms Company of MS. (River Arms was a "trade-name" of a MS hardware vendor. - I have NO idea who actually made it. - It has no serial number or other...
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    Yesterday, 08:46 AM
    nagantguy, An old (circa 1920) single-barrel 12 gauge that I bought at a garage sale (for 20 bucks) about 3 decades ago. - It has accounted for many a critter over the years. yours, tex
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    10-19-2017, 11:22 PM
    Wolfer, I've had excellent luck with RED CHERRY Minwax on European beech. = Brings out any figure in the wood & turns it into faux-walnut as if by magic. yours, tex
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    10-18-2017, 01:08 AM
    texasnative46 replied to a thread Truck gun in Our Town
    MaryB, I once had a PU broken into for <3.oo worth of change & a used "gimme cap". = It cost over 500.oo to repair the damage to the truck. yours, tex
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    10-18-2017, 01:04 AM
    texasnative46 replied to a thread Truck gun in Our Town
    David2011, Certainly IS, when one whole county has <500 residents.. yours, tex
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    10-17-2017, 10:07 PM
    texasnative46 replied to a thread Truck gun in Our Town
    Rattlesnake Charlie, Fwiw, I carry a box of 150 grain GCCB "deer loads" & a box of small-game PBCB loads for "the small stuff" in the truck's glove box, 24/365. BOTH work fine out of my cheap/old pump-rifle. yours, tex
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    10-17-2017, 09:51 PM
    dragon813qt, Fwiw, my lady is PUREBLOODED Sicilian (Her parents fled the Hitler terror.) & makes GREAT Sicilian-style pizza. (BEST that I've ever had, too, so I don't "go out" for pizza/pasta.) yours, tex
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    10-17-2017, 09:43 PM
    texasnative46 replied to a thread Truck gun in Our Town
    Circa 1970 "Plain Jane" Remington Model 760 with iron sights in .30-06, for which I paid 100.oo. - It lives, in a "sleeve" on the seat-back, behind the seat on my PU. yours, tex
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    10-17-2017, 06:36 PM
    To All, Unless you plan to hunt in Africa, there's little reason to select the 9.3x62 over the .338-06 or the .35 Whelen. I hope to take plains game, a Cape Buff & perhaps a leopard next Fall with my Model 760, as "reformatted" to 9.3x62mm by...
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    10-17-2017, 02:03 PM
    Boz330, PLEASE post details, when you have them. I'd like to try my XB on a Bison. yours, tex
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    10-17-2017, 01:06 PM
    texasnative46 replied to a thread Rude Surprise in Our Town
    Dusty Bannister, FUNNY. yours, tex
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    10-16-2017, 09:38 PM
    dragon813qt, What I miss about PA is Dante & Luigi's in south Philly, cheesesteak sandwiches & the Amish/Mennonite markets, where I found quality handmade harness for my mares & GREAT food. (I never found any decent Mexican or Tex-Mex anywhere...
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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
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GC Gas Check