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by Old Ironsights
Sun May 21, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70
Replies: 24
Views: 991

Re: 45-70

Thanks for the info, I'm gonna continue to bug you all on this subject... This season i'll be using .357mag, but hope to be into something larger next year.. A .357 with a proper 180gr solid is plenty of whompum for midwest deer. Use the Buffalo Bore 180gr Heavy or a handload equivalent. 19A/20-180...
by Old Ironsights
Fri May 19, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Evil thought...
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Evil thought...

It could work. And we could claim to be Oh-so Piously Sensitive to the "plight" of our racially/sexually confused brether... sister...err... s/he/itren... And save a few bucks in the process. (well, not really since the .gov will just funnel the cash to some other "worthy" endeavour like monthly Ju...
by Old Ironsights
Thu May 18, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Evil thought...
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Evil thought...

If "conservatives" thought about it, they should support "transgenderism" and "transracialism" ... because if their premise is held to be a legal precedent, then that precedent will supercede ALL of the idiotic "laws" and regulations that suggest that someone from an "oppressed" group "deserves" spe...
by Old Ironsights
Thu May 18, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Banning Lead Ammunition
Replies: 26
Views: 541

Re: Banning Lead Ammunition

Let whichever branch or level of government ban what they want. I guarantee that I will use every single lead bullet in my inventory anyway. :wink: Inventory? My "Inventory" is in ingot form... and no one can prove that I intend to anything with it but cast little lead goblins to paint for Roll Pla...
by Old Ironsights
Thu May 18, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The smoking soldier
Replies: 18
Views: 393

Re: The smoking soldier

Now, rig up a thermocouple to supply power to the air pump and he will only smoke when lit... (OK, he will need to be "lit" with alcohol to provide the necessary "go", but with a head that big I'm sure The Pitch Meister could come up with a nearly fully internal gizmo...)
by Old Ironsights
Wed May 17, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45-70
Replies: 24
Views: 991

Re: 45-70

My favorite bullet for the .45-70 is the 320gr Gould HP https://www.midwayusa.com/product/370703/lyman-1-cavity-bullet-mold-457122-45-caliber-458-459-diameter-330-grain-flat-nose-hollow-point http://www.lasc.us/FryxellExpansionOfCastHP.htm If anything you need to download the 46-70 for Iowa type ran...
by Old Ironsights
Tue May 16, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Banning Lead Ammunition
Replies: 26
Views: 541

Re: Banning Lead Ammunition

Note that AllOutdoor posted an opposing position as well.

Which makes more sense.
by Old Ironsights
Sat May 06, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Creating a Paradise...
Replies: 4
Views: 204

Re: Creating a Paradise...

https://fee.org/articles/utopia-versus-eutopia/ Ahhh, the world of Chavez... The post Chavez kleptocracy lets "pro government" militias form... and arms them, while suppressing/disarming and allowing the un-prosecuted killing of anti-government individuals... Never forget that the US Left idealizes ...
by Old Ironsights
Sat May 06, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Plan interrupted by Marlin
Replies: 12
Views: 612

Re: Plan interrupted by Marlin

All of my issues with the M1894c rifles aside (see my posts on "fixing" them) I think you "done good".

I probably would have done the same... if for no other reason than premium trade fodder.
by Old Ironsights
Sat May 06, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ATV, UTV, mini truck?
Replies: 18
Views: 643

Re: ATV, UTV, mini truck?

I stopped by my local Polaris dealer today. Looked at a left over Ranger, factory knocked off a grand, dealer another 500, added roof, doors, glass windshield with wiper, plow . Out the door for just over $17,000... Now do I REALLY need it? $17,000 Now you see why I went with a lightly used Jap Kei...
by Old Ironsights
Sat May 06, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Monte Walsh
Replies: 35
Views: 1669

Re: Monte Walsh

Now try to reconcile Clint as the Man with No Name in "Fist Full of Dollars" and grok that he was rehashing Toshiro Mifune in "Yojimbo"... then see Bruce Willis redo the pair in "Last Man Standing".

Watch them back to back or PIP. Your brain will hurt until you die.
by Old Ironsights
Mon May 01, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ATV, UTV, mini truck?
Replies: 18
Views: 643

Re: ATV, UTV, mini truck?

I actually looked into the Jap mini trucks some years back, pretty neat rig, but too much money. I just sold my fathers very clean 99 grand cherokee for what is was worth, $1500. Should be able to find an old Ranger or cherokee for less then that with some life left in it. There's no place on the p...
by Old Ironsights
Mon May 01, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ...been a long time since I did an Armed Robbery, but....
Replies: 13
Views: 736

Re: ...been a long time since I did an Armed Robbery, but....

claybob86 wrote:
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:35 pm
Jam or no, the young man behind the counter has nerves of steel, it looks like to me.
"Death is only the End if you assume the story is about You..."
by Old Ironsights
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WARNING: Cover Your Keyboard !
Replies: 10
Views: 663

Re: WARNING: Cover Your Keyboard !

I can prove she isn't a divorce lawyer... or any kind of lawyer... Releasing the boy’s testicles, the woman handed the nickel to the father , and walked back to her seat in the coffee bar without saying a word.............. Proof. If she was a Lawyer, she would have kept it. 33% of regained assets e...
by Old Ironsights
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ATV, UTV, mini truck?
Replies: 18
Views: 643

Re: ATV, UTV, mini truck?

If you think a Ranger is a "Mini Truck" you are doing it wrong. Get a KEI Truck... http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y180/MrMisanthrope/KIMG0040.jpg http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y180/MrMisanthrope/IMG_7570.jpg http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y180/MrMisanthrope/1124343-2-large.jpg In most States ...
by Old Ironsights
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rossi .357 Lever Action
Replies: 42
Views: 1443

Re: Rossi .357 Lever Action

Death from afar...

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Treat it right/feed it right and you are good to 100+ yds for DRT...
by Old Ironsights
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unanswerable question on black powder
Replies: 23
Views: 675

Re: Unanswerable question on black powder

Why are we even talking about poodle shooter cartridges? Let's see what a REAL Main Battle Rifle can do with Holy Black: http://www.kegisland.com/black-powder-308--cetme.html http://www.kegisland.com/uploads/3/4/2/5/34251738/1452376392.png http://www.kegisland.com/uploads/3/4/2/5/34251738/1452378342...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: LaPorte County, IN gun law up for vote
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Re: LaPorte County, IN gun law up for vote

I'm calling my folks...

What's next? Banning archery depredation in town?

Another fun fact, IIRC there are homes within 1000ft of a couple of DNR ranges, as well as the Private/Club range in Michigan City.

Stupid gold coasters. Why don't they take over Gary?... Never Mind... :evil:
by Old Ironsights
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Understanding modern Royal Marines rations...
Replies: 7
Views: 552

Re: Understanding modern Royal Marines rations...

Gee, they eat almost as well as an enlisted USAF troop. :mrgreen: When I was stationed at EUSA HQ, we would occasionally need a driver to go to Osan AFB for one reason or another. We would always volunteer for that job just to eat at the OUTSTANDING mess hall they had. One time I got to see and hea...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying To Be Healthy... But...
Replies: 14
Views: 536

Re: Trying To Be Healthy... But...

3leggedturtle wrote:
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:46 pm
The trick to eating healthy is: Let yourself cheat 3 times a month!
If I cheated 3 times a month, I'd still be running... fortunately SWMBO is a poor shot...
by Old Ironsights
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What God sounds like in tears
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: What God sounds like in tears

That is an... interesting... (and very well written/expressed) take on Adagio.

It's been a favorite piece, but I haven't thought much to ascribe to it deific emotions, unlike Agnus Dei which is equally poignant​...

Good call.
by Old Ironsights
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Avatar Change...
Replies: 5
Views: 278

Avatar Change...

Those who have "show avatar" "ON" may have noticed a change to mine. While I am admittedly a raconteur, and frequently play the devil's advocate (because I know him so well...) I do actually have a few religious scruples, and have been pleasantly (ecstatically​) surprised by the podcasts by Lloyd Ba...
by Old Ironsights
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LITTLE ASIAN GIRL, AFRAID OF GUNS
Replies: 20
Views: 856

Re: LITTLE ASIAN GIRL, AFRAID OF GUNS

"I AM VERY PROUD OF MY GRANDDAUGHTER, WINA"

As you should be. And even more proud that you knew the best possible starter gun for those games. Many old gun cranks wouldn't even consider the .357...
by Old Ironsights
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: article ..... the Henry .410 levergun
Replies: 6
Views: 495

Re: article ..... the Henry .410 levergun

If Rossi weren't making (and I hadn't bought) a the proper gate-loading version I'd probably buy one.

That said, I really dislike "pull-out-the-tube" loaders.
by Old Ironsights
Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: unknown gun
Replies: 6
Views: 484

unknown gun

Any youse guys got a general direction for me to point the owner of this unknown gun?

https://www.quora.com/What-kind-of-revolver-is-this
by Old Ironsights
Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Firearm Did You Sell That You Want Back?
Replies: 65
Views: 1633

Re: What Firearm Did You Sell That You Want Back?

My early FA Casull with spare ACP cylinder. It was a "Field Grade" that had factory Rosewood rather than Pachmayers.

Selling that one was dumb dumb dumb... even if financially required at the time.
by Old Ironsights
Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Firearm Did You Sell That You Want Back?
Replies: 65
Views: 1633

Re: What Firearm Did You Sell That You Want Back?

My early model .454 Casull... :(
by Old Ironsights
Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 99 in 38-55?
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Re: Savage 99 in 38-55?

GunnyMack wrote:
Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:12 pm
Shucks darn Six what DONT you have!
The Swedish Bikini Team on speed dial? :wink: :twisted:
by Old Ironsights
Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Semi auto SMLE
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Re: Semi auto SMLE

gamekeeper wrote:
Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:19 pm
I was going to post that, you eat me to it.... 8)
I only "eat" you to it if it involves BBQ squirrel sammiches... :twisted:

(there was another SMLE semi-auto design, but it came 30 years later...)
by Old Ironsights
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Semi auto SMLE
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Semi auto SMLE

Steampunk​ when it was real. 8)

JMB added gas to his levergun to make his machinegun, so the Brits added gas to Nellie and got this: :shock:

https://youtu.be/U682yOpNafg
by Old Ironsights
Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More big game for Wyoming.
Replies: 14
Views: 692

Re: More big game for Wyoming.

marlinman93 wrote:
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:49 pm
You guys don't know an April Fools joke when you see one?
Sure I do... especially since 'roos will fall dead when the temperatures fall to a normal late winter-early spring -370 Kelvin...

Besides, I don't think 'roos care at all for Sagebrush fodder...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Why Grammar is not taught in Grammar School...
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Why Grammar is not taught in Grammar School...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Aik5Hzgxtoo/UPb3YwPNrRI/AAAAAAAAAV8/8hT8MJJRULI/s1600/2nd+Amendment.gif http://veniquidveniat.blogspot.com/2013/01/an-analysis-of-militia-referred-to-in.html An Analysis of the Right Protected in the Second Amendment Posted by Daniel Woodworth at 11:41 AM In the aftermath ...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Soak it hot, or cold pack???
Replies: 15
Views: 543

Re: Soak it hot, or cold pack???

Where do I get it? The local Liquor Store...

though I advocate cutting Rumple Minze 50/50 with any neutral spirit at hand... Everclear or Vodka ... whatever. Rumple Minze is waaaay to sweet. It needs to be cut with alcohol...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Soak it hot, or cold pack???
Replies: 15
Views: 543

Re: Soak it hot, or cold pack???

If Ice for comfort and Heat for comfort... then...'

Rumple Minze...

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by Old Ironsights
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just For Argument's Sake....
Replies: 29
Views: 896

Re: Just For Argument's Sake....

I guess my number one question would be to define the perimeter and whether or no I already have Zones set up. If my perimeter is over 100 yds, then it's a no brainer... my PTR(HK)-91, one of my 6mag tac-vests, and my 1911, plus established antipersonnel.... err... anti vermin ground traps... If und...
by Old Ironsights
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New format?
Replies: 45
Views: 1631

Re: New format?

It is definitely easier to use on an Android phone.
by Old Ironsights
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Public shooting ranges
Replies: 26
Views: 771

Re: Public shooting ranges

It would be fun to show up at some of these ranges with a few black powder revolvers, lay down a smoke screen. When I still had my M4gery I went to a range in W IN that is frequented by IL shooters (but not Bangers). A bunch of ARs etc, so when I put my AR away and got out my Stainless Steel & Blac...
by Old Ironsights
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My bees got the best of me.
Replies: 14
Views: 646

Re: My bees got the best of me.

AFAIC it should be easier to get Epi autoinjectors as or more easily than Nalexone (Narcan).

Just show that you are in a risk group (keep bees, run an exterminator service, work with kids, etc.) and take it home with an automatic "Good Samaritan"/Hold Harmless exemption.
by Old Ironsights
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Attention Idiots" (sign seen in a gun shop)
Replies: 9
Views: 641

Re: "Attention Idiots" (sign seen in a gun shop)

Apparently it's available om Zazzle.com
by Old Ironsights
Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need new holsters or larger pockets
Replies: 8
Views: 409

Re: Need new holsters or larger pockets

They don't look that much bigger than an SP101.

Me likey.
by Old Ironsights
Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fix for Greasegun Stuck on Zerks
Replies: 16
Views: 765

Re: Fix for Greasegun Stuck on Zerks

I've never had a grease gun stuck on anything that pulling the trigger and letting loose a few .45s wouldn't clear... :twisted: Never got a chance at one of those. Did play with a Thompson a couple of times. Couldn't afford to feed one of my own. Besides, Uncle's did things most civilian models won...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Which Door" Do You Use???
Replies: 14
Views: 802

Re: "Which Door" Do You Use???

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by Old Ironsights
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fix for Greasegun Stuck on Zerks
Replies: 16
Views: 765

Re: Fix for Greasegun Stuck on Zerks

I've never had a grease gun stuck on anything that pulling the trigger and letting loose a few .45s wouldn't clear... :twisted: I believe we're discussing a different grease gun... at least I hope we are!!! Well, the M3 was the only kind of Grease Gun my petroleum sensitivity could deal with until ...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fix for Greasegun Stuck on Zerks
Replies: 16
Views: 765

Re: Fix for Greasegun Stuck on Zerks

I've never had a grease gun stuck on anything that pulling the trigger and letting loose a few .45s wouldn't clear... :twisted:
by Old Ironsights
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IMGUR Replaces SLOOOW Photobucket
Replies: 19
Views: 770

Re: IMGR Replaces SLOOOW Photobucket

John, Photobucket has been driving me crazy, too. I'd love an easy way to transfer some of my images, but easy and Photobucket don't go together. Not anymore. When they changed to their new interface (was it last year?), for some reason things went downhill. Thanks for the plug. I'm going to go loo...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If only
Replies: 18
Views: 823

Re: If only

If only I had more money to play with, our local Pawn shop has a early model 10, six inch in 32-20. It's been reblued but by someone who new what they were doing so it would be a great shooter as opposed to a worthless safe queen. $539.00 seems like a pretty good price to me. I really don't need it...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My new favorite commercial!
Replies: 6
Views: 438

Re: My new favorite commercial!

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