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Forum: Black Powder
05-06-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,230
Posted By RobertSubnet

The same here. He helped me through a lot of my...

The same here. He helped me through a lot of my early mistakes. I try to honor Dave and the memory of other teachers by sharing what they taught me whenever possible.
Forum: Industry News
12-17-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,819
Posted By RobertSubnet

RCBS makes good stuff. Best wishes for another 75...

RCBS makes good stuff. Best wishes for another 75 years!
Forum: Black Powder
10-10-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By RobertSubnet

Greetings from Phoenix...congrats on the...

Greetings from Phoenix...congrats on the successful hunt!
Forum: Optics
02-21-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By RobertSubnet

Leupold Freedom series

Hello all. I am looking to put a new scope on my 30-06. I like the Leupold VX-IIs but I see they have been discontinued. The "Freedom" line seems comparable to the VX-I/II scopes. Does anyone have...
Forum: Test Posts
09-29-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By RobertSubnet

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11-11-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,243
Posted By RobertSubnet

Safe or Stupid?

Hello all. As we all know powder is first poured into a measure and then from the measure down the barrel - never poured down the barrel directly from a can or horn.

What I am wondering: In the...
10-28-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By RobertSubnet

Totally understand how you feel. It is the end of...

Totally understand how you feel. It is the end of October and we are still in the upper 90s here in Phoenix. Normally I do not bring the muzzleloaders to the range when the temps are above 90...it is...
06-02-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By RobertSubnet

Wow! As others posted glad you and the wife...

Wow!

As others posted glad you and the wife are alright!

A suggestion: after things get settled with the insurance company you and your wife get away for a weekend. A local resort, hotel,...
Forum: Guns
05-25-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,983
Posted By RobertSubnet

Living in Phoenix, Arizona I do not do much...

Living in Phoenix, Arizona I do not do much fishing. But I enjoy landscape photography and the desert offers many opportunities for great picture taking. Whenever I am alone in the desert taking...
Forum: Reloading
02-13-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,212
Posted By RobertSubnet

^^This. That includes no radios, TVs, kids,...

^^This.

That includes no radios, TVs, kids, friends, wives, cell phones, texting, etc., your complete focus should be on reloading. Do I need to mention alcohol or smoking?

You will need a...
Forum: Guns
01-22-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,355
Posted By RobertSubnet

Interesting topic I am curious to see what other...

Interesting topic I am curious to see what other people post.

For me the most important characteristic is reliability: I have to be 100% certain that weapon is going to work and work in a big...
01-21-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,768
Posted By RobertSubnet

I own a Traditions Shenandoah rifle: the pins are...

I own a Traditions Shenandoah rifle: the pins are really not that hard to get out. Use a flat faced punch and a small rubber mallet. And of course be sure the punch is smaller than the hole in the...
Forum: Black Powder
01-20-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By RobertSubnet

Thanks NCHawkeye, I would prefer to be...

Thanks NCHawkeye, I would prefer to be historically correct. The aged brass looks great!
01-20-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,421
Posted By RobertSubnet

Thanks to the fine folks on this site I never...

Thanks to the fine folks on this site I never have and never will use BB.
01-20-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By RobertSubnet

That custom rifle of yours is gorgeous. But...

That custom rifle of yours is gorgeous.

But you know that already. ;)
01-20-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By RobertSubnet

It may end up as a hunting rifle which is why I...

It may end up as a hunting rifle which is why I am inclined toward iron.

I have always been amazed at the accuracy of the riflemen during the War for Independence IE: "Morgan's Rifles." What I...
Forum: Black Powder
01-20-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By RobertSubnet

IF I knew how I would. Not seeing a delete option...

IF I knew how I would. Not seeing a delete option in the Edit area - is that an admin only privilege?
01-20-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By RobertSubnet

Brass or Iron?

Hello all. I am interested in picking-up a semi-custom Pennsylvania rifle. This would be a real "meat-and-potatoes" type of rifle so no fancy embellishments, carvings, etc. To that end I am wondering...
Forum: Black Powder
01-20-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By RobertSubnet

Good idea! Thanks

Good idea!

Thanks
Forum: Black Powder
01-20-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By RobertSubnet

Brass or Iron?

Hello all. I am interested in picking-up a semi-custom Pennsylvania rifle. This would be a real "meat-and-potatoes" type of rifle so no fancy embellishments, carvings, etc. To that end I am wondering...
Forum: Black Powder
01-08-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,599
Posted By RobertSubnet

MountainDevil makes a good point: you have a lot...

MountainDevil makes a good point: you have a lot of wasted vertical space.

I keep bullets and powder in a locked metal storage cabinet. Locked because I have an 8 year old in the house. For large...
Forum: Black Powder
10-29-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,825
Posted By RobertSubnet

I also have quite a few weapons and really do not...

I also have quite a few weapons and really do not need any more. Still I have been wanting a bolt gun in .223 for a while and a slug gun would be nice ohh and.... ;)
Forum: Reloading
09-26-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By RobertSubnet

I use the RCBS Supreme press and I am very happy...

I use the RCBS Supreme press and I am very happy with it. I load pistol as small as .32 auto and rifle as large as 30-06 and the press has worked great. There are two issues I have with it however:
...
Forum: Reloading
09-24-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,947
Posted By RobertSubnet

My thoughts exactly. And not that it is your...

My thoughts exactly. And not that it is your responsibility but you could offer to buy the bullets from your neighbor in cash or a couple of cold ones. Do you know what type of powder was used?...
Forum: Black Powder
09-24-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,227
Posted By RobertSubnet

Just saw this thread... ...holy [email protected] you...

Just saw this thread...

...holy [email protected] you bring "weekend project" to a whole new level!! Very impressive.

I don't suppose you are available for other custom work?
Forum: Black Powder
09-12-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By RobertSubnet

The winter/spring shoot is held in Phoenix,...

The winter/spring shoot is held in Phoenix, Arizona at the Ben Avery shooting range. Ben Avery is about 3 miles from where I live so I go then.
Forum: Black Powder
09-12-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By RobertSubnet

Yea! Next time I am at the public range on a busy...

Yea! Next time I am at the public range on a busy weekend I will give that Crisco technique a try... ;)
Forum: Black Powder
09-04-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By RobertSubnet

Aren't you leaving her in Florida while you go...

Aren't you leaving her in Florida while you go find the remotest part of PA to be alone for a while and hunt? ;)
Forum: Black Powder
09-03-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By RobertSubnet

This is also a tough time of year in Phoenix. We...

This is also a tough time of year in Phoenix. We have had 3 months of high temps already and we still have another month to go - so lots of cabin fever. Thankfully the next few days will actually be...
Forum: Reloading
07-16-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,050
Posted By RobertSubnet

Rock Chucker here as well. I have looked at...

Rock Chucker here as well.

I have looked at progressives but I just do not shoot/reload enough to justify one. 50 - 100 rounds is pretty typical for a reloading session for me and that yields...
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By RobertSubnet

I do not think it is out on disc yet so I have...

I do not think it is out on disc yet so I have been watching it through Amazon's streaming video service.

I am only vaguely familiar with the Culper spy ring so I do not know how historically...
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By RobertSubnet

Turn

Anyone else watching AMC's "TURN?"

http://www.amc.com/shows/turn

I love the costume's and the computer imagery is not too bad. The character Caleb Brewster I am convinced carries my Pedersoli...
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By RobertSubnet

I was thinking about this: I sit down all day at...

I was thinking about this: I sit down all day at work hunched over a computer. Getting up to swab between shots is a good way to stretch and just move around a bit.
07-09-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,453
Posted By RobertSubnet

That sounds very similar to the "Single Six" that...

That sounds very similar to the "Single Six" that I own. I have in the .22/.22wmr and it is a sweet little pistol.
Forum: Black Powder
07-09-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By RobertSubnet

+1 regarding the cleaning. I consider it part of...

+1 regarding the cleaning. I consider it part of the whole experience.
06-05-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,689
Posted By RobertSubnet

That says it very well.

That says it very well.
06-05-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,689
Posted By RobertSubnet

I own M77s in 30-06 and .17HMR. I like both of...

I own M77s in 30-06 and .17HMR. I like both of them and plan on getting another M77 in .223.
Forum: Young Hunters
06-05-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,096
Posted By RobertSubnet

Well said. ...

Well said.
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05-22-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,811
Posted By RobertSubnet

My Kimber "Tactical Ultra" runs like a champ, no...

My Kimber "Tactical Ultra" runs like a champ, no problems at all with it. I never had a chance to shoulder a Kimber rifle but they look great. Maybe I just need to practice my grip technique with the...
Forum: Black Powder
05-22-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By RobertSubnet

Excellent sig PaleHorse.

Excellent sig PaleHorse.
05-22-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,811
Posted By RobertSubnet

How does the Sig perform for you? I just got a...

How does the Sig perform for you? I just got a Kimber Solo and I am rapidly regretting it: too many FTF/FTEs not to mention a 6 round magazine that is so stiff 5 rounds is the most I have been able...
Forum: Black Powder
05-12-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By RobertSubnet

Thank you all for your thoughts. Semi I had...

Thank you all for your thoughts.

Semi I had a look at the Jeff Tanner site: those are some impressive looking molds. Thanks for the toe nail clipper idea - it looks like the clipper I have in my...
Forum: Black Powder
05-11-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By RobertSubnet

Mold Question

Greetings all. I am thinking about casting my own round balls for my .72 caliber smoothbore. ToW has a scissor type of mold that I am considering
...
Forum: Black Powder
05-02-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,403
Posted By RobertSubnet

That Russian Roulette scene from Deerhunter was...

That Russian Roulette scene from Deerhunter was awesome.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCW9NsrV6VM&list=PLAuZENA-C3GV13SI84Ox2KLIN2lO40po6
Forum: Reloading
05-02-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,504
Posted By RobertSubnet

Shuts off?? My Ranger will get to 100mph but...

Shuts off??

My Ranger will get to 100mph but the tranny starts complaining at that speed so I do not do it.
Forum: Black Powder
05-02-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,403
Posted By RobertSubnet

Sorry Muley but I never liked Once Upon A Time In...

Sorry Muley but I never liked Once Upon A Time In The West, for starters that opening scene that just never seems to end...

It is a TV series not a movie but Deadwood is also good - if you can get...
05-02-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,962
Posted By RobertSubnet

2. 100 - 300: I have a Leupold VX-1 sitting on a...

2. 100 - 300: I have a Leupold VX-1 sitting on a .17HMR that has worked very well for the last 10 years. I expect it will provide another 10 years of service without any problems.

Burris...
Forum: Black Powder
05-01-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By RobertSubnet

LOL...same here. Looks like a good set-up...

LOL...same here.

Looks like a good set-up otherwise.
Forum: Black Powder
05-01-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,919
Posted By RobertSubnet

Lately I have been busy shooting smokeless. This...

Lately I have been busy shooting smokeless. This weekend I get to clean Cosmo out of a Serbian carbine I bought recently - that should be fun!
Forum: Guns
04-30-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,119
Posted By RobertSubnet

Not at all - that is why I am stocking up now.

Not at all - that is why I am stocking up now.
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