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  • Walks's Avatar
    Today, 12:55 AM
    Why should you be forced to standard pressure loads in .44SPL ? Use a good SWC or FP over a good charge of 2400 or 4227 in a Modern Made Gun and you have a cartridge/load that will take down most NORTH AMERICAN Game. Why limit yourself if you...
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    Yesterday, 11:33 PM
    The M1917 COLTS with the bored-thru cylinder are a fact. My DAD had one, along with a S&W M1917 or 2. We generally shot them with Magna style grips with Pachmayr grip frame adapter's. My DAD made the grips for the Colt. My DAD preferred the .45...
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    Yesterday, 11:04 PM
    Price depends on lots of things. Does the rifle have It's original stock & trigger ? Is it scoped ?, what Is the quality of the scope ?, how clear is it ? Is the stock glass-bedded ? Does the rifle have a new REMINGTON trigger ? What kind of...
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    Yesterday, 10:42 PM
    I load for accuracy too. If the top load gives you the best accuracy, then I'll use it. I use that same load in a NM Blackhawk, have shot one hole groups with that combo. On the other hand I shoot 12.5 grs under the same bullet to get the best...
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    03-21-2019, 11:06 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Rough week... in Our Town
    I hope you don't have a Chocolate Lab. The only car I ever drove that had 3 on the tree was my Grandmother's old '62 Plymouth Wagon, it had curb feelers too. Good Luck
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    03-21-2019, 10:56 PM
    When I 1st started Cowboy Shooting, some 30+yrs ago, I switched the grip frames from my Uberti 1860's to My Colt Single Actions. WAS REALLY SURPISED THEY FIT. Didn't care for it. I guess I had grown so used to the regular grip frame on a COLT...
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    03-21-2019, 10:49 PM
    A huge heavy Full-Stocked Mossberg Bolt Gun that had a 3/4" Scope on it. I was 4yrs yrs old. Guess My Dad got rid of it when I was about 10yrs old. Rested it on an old aluminum chair back. Shot at soda cans, Dad helped hold it up. 5rd clip, hit 2...
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    03-21-2019, 05:28 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Cimarron brings out a 94 in Leverguns
    I 2nd veeman, shotgun buttstock & octagon bbl.
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    03-21-2019, 05:24 PM
    Walks replied to a thread CCI Rebate in Rimfire Area
    My Wife bought me some CCI 22LR for my B-day last week. I went back to the Turners on monday with the receipt to get the rebate info. They blew me off. I called vista outdoor on tuesday about the rebate and they blew me off. Probably why I don't...
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    03-21-2019, 04:29 PM
    Maybe You could find a old Browning '92. I had one long ago, can't remember if it was drilled & tapped for a receiver sight. henry's have no provision for attaching any type of receiver sight.
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    03-21-2019, 04:19 PM
    While the ingenuity and skill set required to create this very cool peep sight, I am extremely glad that all my Lever Guns have Williams FP or Lyman Tang sights on them. But then I'm not young enough to have the hands needed for such a smooth job....
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    03-21-2019, 03:44 PM
    I have 2 Ruger SBH's; a stk Blue 7 1/2" & a STS 5 1/2" cut down from a 10 1/2", to get the heavier bbl & longer ejector rod. I've owned a 7 1/2" Virginia Dragoon in .44Mag, good gun. Wish I still had it. Had a Freedom Arms .454 7 1/2" for a...
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    03-21-2019, 02:49 PM
    all sold thanks everyone
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    03-21-2019, 01:45 AM
    I have owned one or had access to a .30-06 all my life. I currently own a M1903A3, M1917, M-1Garand and a REM 700 in .30-06. Love them all. But when I was able to Hunt w a scoped Rifle, I usually picked up a REM 700 in .270Win. First new rifle I...
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    03-19-2019, 09:35 PM
    That spring idea looks pretty slick, guess I'm going ACE tomorrow.
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    03-18-2019, 10:55 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Lube size dies in Casting Equipment
    Sometimes you have to buy a package of stuff that includes things you don't want to get the things you do want. That's how you end up with stuff to sell off, to off set the money you spent to get the things you did want. And sometimes you just...
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    03-18-2019, 10:45 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Gun Porn in Our Town
    Not for me
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    03-18-2019, 09:23 PM
    After growing up reloading on all manner of presses with bicycle handle grips, I was thrilled when RCBS brought out the BALL Handle for the Green Machine or the 4X4. Can't remember which, don't have either anymore. But the 4X4 Handle with the BALL...
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    03-18-2019, 03:36 PM
    Norske, I disagree completely on the old .357Mag Factory load wearing out N-frame's quickly. My DAD had a Registered Pre-War .357Mag 8 3/4" that he regularly fired a load of the Thompson Gas Check 158gr bullet over a charge of 2400, way to hot...
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  • Calamity Jake's Avatar
    03-18-2019, 03:26 PM
    I got 1500 Gater gas checks, $30 + shipping it you want them.
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    03-18-2019, 03:06 PM
    bump it
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    03-17-2019, 01:37 PM
    You can make "demooner" by finding a piece of metal tubing 6inches long that is barely large enough to fit over a .45ACP round. Then cut off about 2/3 off one end of the tube about 1/8" deep. Then you put it over the cartridge in a moonclip and...
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    03-17-2019, 01:22 PM
    I use 28.0grs of IMR3031 over the Lyman #375449GC cast of Linotype. Gives me great accuracy out of a Winchester 1981-94-Chief Crazy Horse. Under 2" at 100yrds from the bench. That's 5 shots.
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    03-17-2019, 01:15 PM
    I have a bit of a problem with mine. Got it Xmas '17, I noticed right off that you had to drag the blade fast to start, otherwise you end up with a divot at the base of the blade. And you can't get the base of the blade sharp, because you can't get...
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    03-17-2019, 10:42 AM
    bump it
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    03-17-2019, 01:12 AM
    I like to cast from multiple molds I find that molds of the same Height make casting much easier & smoother I use 3+ molds at a time. Or even 4 if they are all 2cav. I cast from about 725degrees. Even with arthritis I can turn out a good 500...
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    03-17-2019, 12:38 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Gatling Gun live fire ! in Our Town
    When End of Trail was still in SoCal, back in the mid 1990's, a guy who owned a Gatling Gun (Carriage mount) brought it for a couple of years. You could shoot it for a buck a shot; $20 for a 20rd stick mag or $100 for a Eccles 100rd drum. Man it...
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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
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