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10-28-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,412
Posted By Pawildman

Many "dittos" on the .41 Mag.....

Many "dittos" on the .41 Mag.....
Forum: Reloading
10-17-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,218
Posted By Pawildman

I've killed a whole bunch of deer with the 7-08....

I've killed a whole bunch of deer with the 7-08. I started with 140 gr Accubonds, then switched to the 140 gr Ballistic tips. They both shoot to the same POI and I felt the Ballistic tip was a better...
Forum: Reloading
10-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By Pawildman

I agree with allyyooper.. I have yet to find a...

I agree with allyyooper.. I have yet to find a .243 that didn't shoot the 85 gr HPBT very well. I too use IMR 4350 powder with 9 1/2 Rem. primers. All my .243 cal rifles, in cluding my .243 AI just...
Forum: Northeast
08-31-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By Pawildman

Hang in there..I had 11 preference points going...

Hang in there..I had 11 preference points going into this yrs drawing, and still didn't get picked. I figure that now gives me 12 points for next year.. If I don't get picked soon, I'm gonna be too...
Forum: Gunsmithing
08-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Pawildman

Yeah.. me too. I'm considering dropping my...

Yeah.. me too. I'm considering dropping my subscription to Gun Digest (the magazine) because it seems all they want to talk about and present anymore are AR's and a veritable plethora of new 1911's....
07-08-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,254
Posted By Pawildman

Now that one made me laugh!! Good'n!!

Now that one made me laugh!! Good'n!!
07-06-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,254
Posted By Pawildman

++++ Excellent stuff for the "poisey"... And it's...

++++ Excellent stuff for the "poisey"... And it's free!! Jewel Weed can be found growing wild almost everywhere..
Forum: Reloading
06-21-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,327
Posted By Pawildman

The OP has already stated he was new at...

The OP has already stated he was new at handloading. I think he was round-about looking for suggestions to help solve his problem. He hasn't had much luck here, now, has he? Maybe some of us could...
06-14-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,258
Posted By Pawildman

A little late for a reply, Uncle Matt, but here...

A little late for a reply, Uncle Matt, but here it is anyhow.. 263,557 Model 33's were produced between 1932-35. Values for a standard Model 33 range from $90 - $250 according to my Blue Book of Gun...
Forum: Guns
05-20-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Pawildman

Get a recent copy of "The Blue Book of Gun...

Get a recent copy of "The Blue Book of Gun Values". In the back there is a fairly extensive list of who made what for who. It also lists serial #'s/year for a lot of guns. A lot of good info back...
Forum: Black Powder
05-19-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By Pawildman

I think I may know what you mean by nerves and/or...

I think I may know what you mean by nerves and/or muscles acting up. My operation was on my right hip, and about three weeks after that, occasionally I would get "involuntary" spasms, were my lower...
Forum: Black Powder
05-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By Pawildman

.... Just had a total hip replacement myself.....

.... Just had a total hip replacement myself.. the surgeon said the operation went well, but it was a real mess in there, due to me putting it off for so long and really grinding things up. He had to...
Forum: Reloading
03-21-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By Pawildman

Ahhhh.... That feels MUCH better.. Thanks..

Ahhhh.... That feels MUCH better.. Thanks..
Forum: Reloading
03-15-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By Pawildman

Alleyyooper.. Lookin' at that Forster upside down...

Alleyyooper.. Lookin' at that Forster upside down gave me a crick in the neck..:).. (Grin..)
Forum: Reloading
03-13-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By Pawildman

Yep.. That and what for action is legal. Here in...

Yep.. That and what for action is legal. Here in PA no rifle with a semi-automatic action is legal for game.
Forum: Guns
03-13-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,920
Posted By Pawildman

My Rem 700 CDL in 7mm-08 was a wishy-washy...

My Rem 700 CDL in 7mm-08 was a wishy-washy shooter at best with any factory ammo I tried. Handloading really turned it on, however. It is sooo much easier to find a combination your gun will shoot...
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-09-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 31,041
Posted By Pawildman

Hey.. I've seen old single-shot shotguns like...

Hey.. I've seen old single-shot shotguns like this before that are actually in worse condition that what you have got that hadn't been buried for 7 years! This is absolutely a doable project. You are...
02-09-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,323
Posted By Pawildman

Just as soon as I read the OP's original post, I...

Just as soon as I read the OP's original post, I thought I smelled something rotten, and it wasn't dead deer. It was previously brought up about how in the world can you own a farm for 20 years in...
02-09-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,221
Posted By Pawildman

You may imitate, but you'll never duplicate a...

You may imitate, but you'll never duplicate a Ruger. The little Ruger Bearcat is by far one of the neatest, smoothest actioned revolvers out there. They have been referred to as a "mechanical jewel"....
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-07-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,218
Posted By Pawildman

Seems to me that if the rear tang caused that,...

Seems to me that if the rear tang caused that, something is moving. It shouldn't. Screws were intended to tighten the action into the stock, not absorb recoil. I really highly recommend you have that...
Forum: Guns
02-07-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,602
Posted By Pawildman

Wow!! You're right! After reading your reply, I...

Wow!! You're right! After reading your reply, I went and checked my BBGV and no, they have not been made for quite some time.. I think it said 1988. Seems like just last week or so I saw an...
Forum: Guns
02-06-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,602
Posted By Pawildman

I love SxS shotguns but did most of my many years...

I love SxS shotguns but did most of my many years of shooting trap with Brownings and Charles Daly O/U guns. If you are seriously interested in an older, more antique shooter, you were given good...
Forum: Guns
01-29-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By Pawildman

LOP is more important for a smaller-statured...

LOP is more important for a smaller-statured hunter than is the length of the barrel.
Forum: Guns
01-28-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,510
Posted By Pawildman

Used short-action (SA) Remingtons are hard to...

Used short-action (SA) Remingtons are hard to find almost anywhere due to the fact that they are probably the most popular action out there today to use for a custom build, particularly the BDL and...
Forum: Guns
01-28-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By Pawildman

About where have the .41's gone.. Good question....

About where have the .41's gone.. Good question. I own two of them in Blackhawk. I bought one NIB many years ago at a gun show.. think it was somewhere in the early '80's.. Still have it in unfired...
Forum: Guns
01-26-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Pawildman

Anybody check GunBroker?

Anybody check GunBroker?
Forum: Guns
01-26-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By Pawildman

Stalkingbear hit it spang on. Even befofe I read...

Stalkingbear hit it spang on. Even befofe I read his post, I felt the same way.. Keep 'em both the same type of action. As far as caliber/cartridge, I just love the .41 Mag. I also have a SBH with 10...
01-25-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,372
Posted By Pawildman

Aesthetically and visually a scope on a 94...

Aesthetically and visually a scope on a 94 Winchester is an abomination any way you look at it. Take the advice of the above post and put a good peep sight on it, one that comes with various sizes of...
Forum: Reloading
01-24-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By Pawildman

I forgot to mention that if you do short mag...

I forgot to mention that if you do short mag cases, it is absolutely essential that you lube the inside of the case necks. A sticky expander plug can actually pull the shoulder of the case forward...
01-23-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,811
Posted By Pawildman

Leupold rings and bases.. Most of the bases are...

Leupold rings and bases.. Most of the bases are one-piece, but I do have a couple of two-piece ones, and they all work perfectly..
Forum: Reloading
01-23-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By Pawildman

I agree with what the others have told you.. It's...

I agree with what the others have told you.. It's the expander ball causing the drag, and you need to lube the inside of the case necks and you'll see a difference. I use a q-tip and Imperial Sizing...
Forum: Reloading
01-19-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,429
Posted By Pawildman

I understand your reasoning.. Not that I agree...

I understand your reasoning.. Not that I agree with it, but I understand what you said..
Forum: Reloading
01-18-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,429
Posted By Pawildman

.....And people wonder why components and the...

.....And people wonder why components and the like are hard to get?? The above is a prime example of why!! Unbelieveable!!
Forum: Reloading
01-14-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By Pawildman

.....Exactly... Well put.

.....Exactly... Well put.
Forum: Reloading
01-14-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,429
Posted By Pawildman

I recently got a sales flyer from Grice's Gun...

I recently got a sales flyer from Grice's Gun Shop in Clearfield, PA concerning a sale starting the end of next week. They had quite a selection of various powders that would be for sale, but warned...
12-31-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By Pawildman

I put a 1-3 lb. Rifle Basix in mine. Got it set...

I put a 1-3 lb. Rifle Basix in mine. Got it set at just a tad under 3 lbs. Don't want a hunting rifle trigger any lower than that..
12-31-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,696
Posted By Pawildman

Glad you like it. I figured you would.. Beauty +...

Glad you like it. I figured you would.. Beauty + accuracy. Just wait 'till you start to load for it.. It will really turn on then!!
Forum: Reloading
12-28-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,169
Posted By Pawildman

Anyone loading for 17 Hornet?

I recently bought a Savage 25 with laminated thumbhole stock in 17 Hornet, and wondering if anyone here has been doing any load workups for that 17. Just got dies, and have most everything needed to...
12-16-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By Pawildman

I've had a 700 CDL in 7-08 for quite a few years...

I've had a 700 CDL in 7-08 for quite a few years now. It shot excellent right out of the box. I've never had to touch the bedding or free-float the barrel. I have found that mine loves a healthy dose...
Forum: Reloading
05-12-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,663
Posted By Pawildman

+2.. Absolutely........

+2.. Absolutely........
Forum: Gunsmithing
05-12-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,617
Posted By Pawildman

I've done several using a metal primer, very...

I've done several using a metal primer, very light steel wool and then a low-gloss or satin finish enamel.
Forum: Black Powder
04-19-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,430
Posted By Pawildman

IMO the entertainment industry in this country...

IMO the entertainment industry in this country shares a HUGE responsibility for the way people have changed over the years. Not just the kids. The extreme violence, blood, gore, and the language used...
Forum: Guns
04-19-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By Pawildman

Pretty, but looks too cumbersome for still...

Pretty, but looks too cumbersome for still hunting/stalking. Best use may be out of a solid-rest blind or platform where you will be sitting still.
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-27-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,565
Posted By Pawildman

I'm not from the area, but I think I'd start by...

I'm not from the area, but I think I'd start by asking around at local sporting goods and hunting items stores.. also, any local gun or shooting club should be able to supply you with some names and...
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-23-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,837
Posted By Pawildman

Guess I never did reply to your question.....

Guess I never did reply to your question.. Gunsmith's, gun collectors, gun shows are all places to check for a new assembly.. you may also wish to check out Numrich Arms. The have lots of gun parts...
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-23-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,837
Posted By Pawildman

You're right. But something's odd here.. The...

You're right. But something's odd here.. The 721's (and 722's) were an integral one-piece floor plate and trigger guard. If you do indeed have a hinged floorplate, sounds to me like someone has...
Forum: Reloading
03-22-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By Pawildman

I've been loading 48 grains of IMR 4350 with 140...

I've been loading 48 grains of IMR 4350 with 140 Accubonds OR Ballistic Tips in my 7-08
for a good many years. Both bullets shoot to the same POI with no changes. Accuracy is impressive. The rifle...
Forum: Reloading
03-17-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,558
Posted By Pawildman

Mr. Slim.. Sent you a PM.....

Mr. Slim.. Sent you a PM.....
Forum: Reloading
03-16-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,558
Posted By Pawildman

I've been loading 200 gr. Speer JHP's on top of a...

I've been loading 200 gr. Speer JHP's on top of a very healthy charge of H4227 in my Blackhawk. It shoots it well, and I really am a fan of the .41 Mag. Not that many of us around anymore....
Forum: Guns
03-14-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 840
Posted By Pawildman

Savage 25 17 Hornet

I've been looking everywhere including GunBroker for a NIB Savage Model 25 Lightweight Varminter with laminated wood thumbhole stock in 17 Hornet with no luck. Anyone know of a place to get one? I'm...
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