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Forum: Black Powder
04-03-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By hunters_life

You wouldn't be disappointed bronko. That fire...

You wouldn't be disappointed bronko. That fire breathing demon Dad had built from Hankins is a tack driving machine. Little expensive but well worth it if you like quality and a rifle capable of...
Forum: Politics
03-28-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,449
Posted By hunters_life

If you want to see "dictator" mentality, go over...

If you want to see "dictator" mentality, go over the 8 years with Obama for reference. Trump was correct in the fact that this covid 19 crap is being seriously overblown. Of all the deaths with this...
Forum: Guns
03-26-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By hunters_life

bronko, how do you like that 10 round pro mag for...

bronko, how do you like that 10 round pro mag for your shield? Does it stick out much further than the 8 round? I know with the 8 round mag it conceals perfectly in the 4 o'clock position. Just...
Forum: Politics
03-25-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 998
Posted By hunters_life

Man just about every time Alsatian posts I have...

Man just about every time Alsatian posts I have to pull out Webster's, English lit guide books, mathematics explained books, and a host of other "how to" and "who dunnit" books.
Forum: Politics
03-25-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 942
Posted By hunters_life

Not much better nowadays oldtimr. Springfield...

Not much better nowadays oldtimr. Springfield being Chicago's "female dog" has had it's tolls on the states capital.
Forum: Politics
03-24-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 942
Posted By hunters_life

lunkerdog, you want truth? Look up sanctuary...

lunkerdog, you want truth? Look up sanctuary cities and states. You will find every state governor that is posting up all anti Trump and such is a sanctuary state or has a big sanctuary city in it....
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By hunters_life

I've always been under the impression that...

I've always been under the impression that felt/wool wads did very little, if anything, to create a seal for gasses. They are mainly to help keep the gunpowder in place and create a bit of an initial...
Forum: Politics
03-19-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By hunters_life

Like you guys, I really have no need for it but...

Like you guys, I really have no need for it but speaking up for the waitresses, bar tenders, and your basic food service industry personnel, this would be a much needed help. Think about it for a...
Forum: Black Powder
03-03-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By hunters_life

Oh it is so precious that you think she doesn't...

Oh it is so precious that you think she doesn't know the combo. Haven't you learned yet? Women know ALL!
Forum: Black Powder
03-03-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By hunters_life

If you have the capability to disassemble the...

If you have the capability to disassemble the trigger, and assemble of course, then a good polishing will help, but those triggers, even the pedersoli repro's, can be very touchy if you stone them...
Forum: Black Powder
02-18-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By hunters_life

I still call BS on that firing pin bushing being...

I still call BS on that firing pin bushing being adjusted to tight malarky. Again you would have to slam the living hell out of the action to get the energy to set off a primer. In a hammer fired...
Forum: Politics
02-17-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By hunters_life

Like hell I am. I cut the cord years ago. I pick...

Like hell I am. I cut the cord years ago. I pick up over 65 channels on a roof antenna.
Forum: Politics
02-17-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By hunters_life

A huge part of the problem stems from today's TV...

A huge part of the problem stems from today's TV shows. There isn't a single TV show produced for prime time that doesn't have some form of gay element to it. Being trans gender or lesbianism or...
Forum: Black Powder
02-17-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By hunters_life

Unless he slammed the hell out of the action,...

Unless he slammed the hell out of the action, closing it should not have enough energy contacting the primer to set it off. Just pressing the primer isn't what makes them go bang. It takes a pretty...
Forum: Guns
02-10-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By hunters_life

Boca, speaking from experience you should always...

Boca, speaking from experience you should always inspect your firearm at the FFL before you sign it out as delivered. They are responsible for it until you sign for it. You will most likely be told...
Forum: Guns
02-07-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 811
Posted By hunters_life

I hear those evil silhouette paddle targets can...

I hear those evil silhouette paddle targets can be quite deadly if not oiled properly.
Forum: Guns
02-06-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 811
Posted By hunters_life

Hardcast, you started this discussion with...

Hardcast, you started this discussion with defense caliber/cartridges in mind not hunting. Hunting distances are often much further than defense and to put it simply, humans are much easier to drop...
Forum: Guns
02-01-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By hunters_life

No I didn't notice. That small stuff under names...

No I didn't notice. That small stuff under names is beyond my eye's ability. While you say the .223 is better than the .22-250, I am trying to figure out why? Considering you can load up both...
Forum: Guns
02-01-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By hunters_life

Hardcast, Florida deer are very very small. With...

Hardcast, Florida deer are very very small. With the right bullet a .22-250 would be on the small side but properly placed would be plenty to drop an average Florida buck. While I wouldn't recommend...
02-01-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By hunters_life

Never tried the FFFg in Swiss. I don't get into...

Never tried the FFFg in Swiss. I don't get into pistol muzzle loaders and it's mainly for them. I know it says the 3f for .45cal and lower in rifles and for pistols but I found the 2f to be more than...
01-31-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By hunters_life

I've used Swiss FFg for a lot of years now. I...

I've used Swiss FFg for a lot of years now. I note that this post is almost a year old but the information is solid. The consistency of Swiss is why I use it. Their standard of grain measurement is...
Forum: Guns
01-30-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By hunters_life

Is this for carry or range practice to...

Is this for carry or range practice to familiarize yourself with handgun shooting? I recently purchased a Beretta PX4 storm compact that I fell head over heels with. The way the barrel/bolt are...
Forum: Guns
01-28-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 811
Posted By hunters_life

I don't snub it, it's just borderline for me. And...

I don't snub it, it's just borderline for me. And my apologies, after re-reading Nomercy's posts I see he meant calibers starting above .380. I absolutely love my 1911's in .45 but in seasons other...
Forum: Guns
01-27-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 811
Posted By hunters_life

While I don't have the "gun fights" under my belt...

While I don't have the "gun fights" under my belt the old man had, I have unfortunately been in a few in both receiving, vested thankfully, and delivering projectiles. While statistically what...
Forum: Black Powder
01-26-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,414
Posted By hunters_life

Yes they were nice rifles and shot pretty well....

Yes they were nice rifles and shot pretty well. But for another 800 or so you can get yourself into a much better shooting SML and call it money well spent if you are into that sort of thing. While...
Forum: Black Powder
01-25-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,414
Posted By hunters_life

Poof they were gone? Savage smokeless muzzle...

Poof they were gone? Savage smokeless muzzle loaders are out there for the asking as long as you got a grand or so to splurge. Haven't seen one under 800 in quite a good spell.

Boca pretty much...
Forum: Guns
01-20-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By hunters_life

I've handled several of the older revolvers, as...

I've handled several of the older revolvers, as nomercy pointed out the all steel ones, and found them to be highly reliable and well valued at the prices they had back then. As far as their pistols...
Forum: Guns
01-17-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,502
Posted By hunters_life

Unsubstantiated? Buddy just where do you get off...

Unsubstantiated? Buddy just where do you get off with your unsubstantiated stuff? I've been in the firearms game since I could hold one in my hands. That's been a pretty substantial number of years...
Forum: Guns
01-16-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,502
Posted By hunters_life

Just can't bring myself to like anything .380. Im...

Just can't bring myself to like anything .380. Im even "iffy" about 9mm at times. I load the hottest hardest hitting ammo I can safely load in 9mm. While yes I do know that .380 can do serious...
Forum: Guns
01-14-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,429
Posted By hunters_life

Sig p290rs is a good little pocket carry. I don't...

Sig p290rs is a good little pocket carry. I don't know your body or hand size and both of mine are fairly large so it's just a bit too small for me. I carry a s&w m&p shield in my back pocket. With...
Forum: Guns
12-26-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By hunters_life

If you want to really have a blast, track down a...

If you want to really have a blast, track down a bp cartridge sharps 45/70 and go to town. I've been a bp fanatic most of my life and absolutely love all the little foibles in bp shooting, weather...
Forum: Guns
11-27-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,867
Posted By hunters_life

And here I was thinking one of the big 4 rules of...

And here I was thinking one of the big 4 rules of shooting was "know your target and what is beyond it". Kind of negates Bobs needed use of hollow point bullets for hunting. Makes one wonder why he...
11-16-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,305
Posted By hunters_life

I'll just throw in that my dad made several new...

I'll just throw in that my dad made several new stocks to replace stocks that were damaged from the use of a lead sled. Not his own of course but friends and friends of friends that had no clue of...
11-09-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,623
Posted By hunters_life

Having been primarily a smoke pole hunter for...

Having been primarily a smoke pole hunter for around forty years, I can say without a doubt that there is no place above the lungs and below the spine that a .50cal ball or .45cal ball will not be...
Forum: Politics
10-13-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By hunters_life

Oldtimr, the whole story is in that video. That...

Oldtimr, the whole story is in that video. That police officer was completely wrong in firing. No identification as a police officer at all. Sorry for the officer but he shot a woman that was more...
Forum: Guns
09-21-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By hunters_life

Jason169, you can use the Express fully rifled...

Jason169, you can use the Express fully rifled and cantilevered barrel on your wingmaster. They fit just fine. The finish isn't as nice on the express barrels as they were on the wingmaster but they...
Forum: Politics
08-31-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,349
Posted By hunters_life

Nation wide crime/murder rates may be a little...

Nation wide crime/murder rates may be a little lower but there are several states, Illinois (Chicago) being the major leader, where the murder rate is at at all time high. I'll agree we don't need...
Forum: Guns
08-23-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,286
Posted By hunters_life

Completely agree with everything Nomercy448...

Completely agree with everything Nomercy448 stated. Especially the part about ditching the lead sled garbage. Seen and heard about way too many stocks cracked from those things. Stocks are designed...
Forum: Guns
08-14-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By hunters_life

Pioneer2, Pitting was really severe and I just...

Pioneer2, Pitting was really severe and I just didn't trust it.

Chris76, thanks but I already got a blank and sent it off to Arkansas to get rebarreled a couple months back. Should be done with...
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By hunters_life

Something much better than superglue would be...

Something much better than superglue would be fiber enhanced epoxy. It would be tons cheaper as well. Do a few test runs mixing it up to get the strength and weight you want.
Forum: Black Powder
07-10-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,172
Posted By hunters_life

Well hoping they chose someone other than GM kind...

Well hoping they chose someone other than GM kind of leads one to think you don't like GM. I am having a hard time finding any other meaning behind that statement. Not reading into something when the...
Forum: Black Powder
07-09-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,172
Posted By hunters_life

1874sharpshooter, may I ask what your issue is...

1874sharpshooter, may I ask what your issue is with green mountain barrels? I have several smoke poles with those barrels dropped in and every one of them can shoot better than my abilities will...
Forum: Politics
06-18-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By hunters_life

Be like the Texas death row, they put in an...

Be like the Texas death row, they put in an express lane. And in my opinion, this chemical castration is a big joke. It doesn't work well at all. It's been tested many times over the years on rapists...
Forum: Guns
06-11-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,231
Posted By hunters_life

Playing devils advocate here for a second, maybe...

Playing devils advocate here for a second, maybe they aren't needed but are high powered rifles needed? I've killed countless whitetail with smoke poles and round balls and I've never not recovered a...
Forum: Politics
05-11-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
Posted By hunters_life

I can sum up the problem with school shootings,...

I can sum up the problem with school shootings, the ones perpetrated by youth, in one simple small sentence. Lack of discipline. We are no longer allowed to show our children that there are...
Forum: Guns
04-18-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By hunters_life

Sav99 conversion

Just picked up a Savage 99a in .243 for a ridiculously low price. Barrel is goofed up (badly pitted) which is why I got it cheap. My plan, since everything else on the rifle is dang near mint, is to...
Forum: Politics
04-14-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 580
Posted By hunters_life

Yep he should brush up his history as this...

Yep he should brush up his history as this country was built and stolen by immigrants. My Native American heritage allows me to say that so shush. Yes that was a couple of centuries ago but us injuns...
Forum: Guns
04-14-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By hunters_life

May have a misscut of the barrel. Forcing cone...

May have a misscut of the barrel. Forcing cone could be out of degree on a part or two which would cause erratic patterning. One of my younger brothers is the shotgunner of the family and he said...
04-10-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By hunters_life

There is also the looks factor as well. What I...

There is also the looks factor as well. What I mean by that is, most leverguns, at least a couple of decades ago anyway, were a good deal less expensive than a good bolt action thereby leverguns were...
Forum: Midwest
04-10-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,656
Posted By hunters_life

Yes, I apologize Bucktail, I misread your post as...

Yes, I apologize Bucktail, I misread your post as you suggesting that stuff. My smokeless ML loaded up with 300gr Noslers has much more muzzle energy, and even at 100 yards too, than anything on that...
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