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    Today, 11:04 AM
    We worked a farm back in the late `50`s that was home to a literal `ton` of blue racers as we called them. They would chase after you and then run away when you chased them. We baled up alot of them in straw from wheat, about drove our livestock...
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    Today, 10:44 AM
    My family knew the original radio Lone Ranger Brace Breamer when they lived in Oxford, Michigan a long time back. He was always a gentleman as I can recall. I have a Savage 99 take down model in .300 Sav. he used to deer hunt. His wife gave it to...
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:33 PM
    That old cow hide case would actually bring a good premium. Hang on to it.
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  • Old Ironsights's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:25 PM
    If you don't care about MV, a 20" Rossi will push as-cast dead soft 358156 HPs out the tube with less sound than the hammer falling. Just cover your micro-loads with COW and let fly. A subsonic 158hp was my go-to in-town 'coon round. I could...
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  • Old Ironsights's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:19 PM
    The original Maxxim Silencer (tm) was a factory catalog option on Winchesters before the .gov got stupid.
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  • Hardcast416taylor's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:05 PM
    My Dad had a saying that I recall from way back in the 1950`s about something frustrating like this. "Now wouldn`t that FROST an eskimo`s a$$!"Robert
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  • Nobade's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:52 PM
    And we're all still jealous of your rifle collection. -Nobade
    10 replies | 356 view(s)
  • DLCTEX's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:51 PM
    DLCTEX replied to a thread Chipmunks/Ground Squirrels in Our Town
    Exhaust in the tunnels not only kills, but deterrs used of the tunnel by others for a good while.
    36 replies | 802 view(s)
  • DLCTEX's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:47 PM
    DLCTEX replied to a thread Memorial Day in Our Town
    I want to honor my uncle Alvin Lindsey Gruben who gave all at Normandy on D Day. He served gallantly even while conflicted that he may be fighting German cousins.
    10 replies | 153 view(s)
  • DLCTEX's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:24 PM
    DLCTEX replied to a thread What kind of snake is this in Our Town
    Yes, agree rat or chicken snake. Good rodent catcher and will climb to raid bird nests, which they locate by the droppings under the nest.
    33 replies | 721 view(s)
  • Old Ironsights's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:47 PM
    That's the one. But now that you know my haunts I may have to kill you. ... Fortunately, I'm easy to spot when I'm working... I'm the one in a kilt wielding a G3 and a Gladius. :twisted:
    4 replies | 309 view(s)
  • montana_charlie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:28 PM
    It has morphed in your reality, but not in the reality of the rest of us. We still hold to the old way, and that reality appears to be a terrible shock to yours. You may reply if you wish, but I have no more to say on the subject.
    79 replies | 1225 view(s)
  • montana_charlie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:58 PM
    As it happens, it was started by the one guy who has a different idea.
    79 replies | 1225 view(s)
  • Hardcast416taylor's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:10 PM
    People often asked me what I needed a .416 Taylor for? I usually answer that there are 2 reasons for having it. The first is field mouse control out in my pole barn, the other reason is to keep the feral elephants in check!Robert
    29 replies | 1083 view(s)
  • Freightman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:34 AM
    That is what the little red button is for, click, now go do something useful.:violin:
    38 replies | 879 view(s)
  • Nobade's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:30 AM
    Nobade replied to a thread Hawken on the cheap in Muzzleloading.
    I've never pulled the plug on a Pedersoli but the TC ones are no problem. You'll be impressed at how poorly the factory fits those plugs. -Nobade
    18 replies | 595 view(s)
  • montana_charlie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:31 AM
    We don't subscribe to any movie channels, but there are a few that are free access, and they sometimes have a decent oldie. Our DTV receiver is always tuned to Foxnews, too, except that I tune away during the Megyn Kelly hour ... just so we don't...
    38 replies | 879 view(s)
  • montana_charlie's Avatar
    05-29-2016, 09:21 PM
    I remember as a kid hearing the story about how the Lone Ranger came to be. His Ranger detachment was ambushed, he was the only one who lived, and he was nursed back to health by Tonto. He started wearing the mask so his enemies wouldn't know that...
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  • Old Ironsights's Avatar
    05-29-2016, 07:24 PM
    The 22nd annual Memorial Weekend Wyoming Weapons Collectors Gun Show had... more Leverguns than Black Guns or Bolts. (More handguns than everything, but RACKS of Levers... from OMG OEM NOS to Truck Levers...) I'm not buying right now (though I...
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  • montana_charlie's Avatar
    05-29-2016, 01:08 PM
    Not B-B-Q, and it's not about chicken, either. But ... http://www.weaselzippers.us/273966-chic-fil-a-has-missing-man-table-set-to-honor-those-who-died-serving-the-united-states/
    79 replies | 1225 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