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by Sixgun
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1885 Low Wall
Replies: 20
Views: 295

Re: 1885 Low Wall

Had this conversation with a few guys who have been into collectible guns for many decades. They tell me whenever the stock market is up, fine guns go down. Then when the economy tanks, those with lots of money look to put it into collectibles instead of the market. So now is the time to buy those ...
by Sixgun
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a new security system tonight
Replies: 26
Views: 501

Re: Got a new security system tonight

Hey Six in my house they are referred to as ' Kitchen Sharks'! My 12 yr old yellow is the best at circling the kitchen, only 1 eye so she is afraid she might miss something! Absolutely true when you say HOME in name only. Oh! That's great Gunny....kitchen sharks! That reminded me when the other day...
by Sixgun
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1885 Low Wall
Replies: 20
Views: 295

Re: 1885 Low Wall

I've noticed nice quality collector/investment guns have taken a hit in the last couple of years. Could be their rise in the nineties and the decade after was artificially inflated but it has taken a hit. I also noticed on the younger group being disinterested in Americana. Marlinman...the rifle I h...
by Sixgun
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1885 Low Wall
Replies: 20
Views: 295

Re: 1885 Low Wall

Marlinman......A Pope barrel...very impressive. (Can I have it? :) ). You sure have been on a roll in the last year. I finally have something that half compares to your toy...a special order 28" low wall, .22lr. With a 36" Stevens scope...s.s. Trigger.....the way it left the factory in 1909. This ba...
by Sixgun
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a new security system tonight
Replies: 26
Views: 501

Re: Got a new security system tonight

Good move Tom.......dogs are, without question, the best investment anyone could make. They earn their keep 100 times over. Our group of "land piranhas".....Yorkies and pelosi Zhu's let me sleep solidly.

Nice names you have given your buddies...---6
by Sixgun
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another dozen years...
Replies: 9
Views: 254

Re: Another dozen years...

Gee... Six.. that's All I want is to get to perfection like YOU.......You Da Man.! :D . Well .45 Colt......don't let anyone BS you, even degenerate me. For real, my physical shape is great...little to no aches and pains at 63 but in all reality, no one "has it made". There are times I really strugg...
by Sixgun
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another dozen years...
Replies: 9
Views: 254

Re: Another dozen years...

Go Kid!!!! Ya never know when the light switch is going to be pushed down...

Don't know if it was my excessive drug and alcohol use back in the seventies, but it must have been something as Doc says I'm about perfect....(I knew that).......no isssues at all since 1954......----6
by Sixgun
Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1886 Winne, yea or nay
Replies: 13
Views: 360

Re: 1886 Winne, yea or nay

If....if........the metal is sound with no unsightly rust gouges...in other words, "clean", it is well worth it..6-8. Early 1886's were heavy barreled as standard....around .700 or a tad less at the muzzle. You have to go around .850-.900 at the muzzle in order for it to be special order and then th...
by Sixgun
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers up for America
Replies: 13
Views: 717

Re: Prayers up for America

Brother Pitchy........what you said is talked about all the time around here. I believe the majority of people in existence are weak minded and are easily influenced .......now, enter the education system and how easily young people's minds are swayed. Winston Churchill could not have said it better...
by Sixgun
Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do I need a special front sight?
Replies: 23
Views: 1051

Re: Do I need a special front sight?

My best scores have always been with a flat blade.......same diameter all the way up........flattop. Depending on your eyesight determines the width. I like .060..........For snapshooting in the woods at animals, a brass bead 1/16" can't be beat.----6
by Sixgun
Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Didn't see this one coming!
Replies: 8
Views: 639

Re: Didn't see this one coming!

Not bad Kid, not bad at all!

That's been a reason for killing people since mankind began. I'd kill for a whole lot less.----6
by Sixgun
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eye Surgery Coming Up
Replies: 31
Views: 785

Re: Eye Surgery Coming Up

BlaineG wrote:
Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:39 pm
That "no lifting 10 pounds" will be tough...especially when I have to urinate. :(
Wow! 10 pounds ! That's what I call my endowed. Your lucky, mine is only two inches.......................................


.......from the ground.----6
by Sixgun
Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My bodies broke and worn out
Replies: 28
Views: 1130

Re: My bodies broke and worn out

Joe, None of us are without issues. My physical shape is excellent, but I do deal with anxiety and depression everyday....I'm a worry-wart. This is how I maintain my sanity......each morning I wake up, I thank our Christian God for letting me live three times as long as the average soldier who died ...
by Sixgun
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting "Before & After" Photo's
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: Interesting "Before & After" Photo's

I've personally have seen the end results of a "crack ho." Nasty, nasty, nasty.

As with alcohol , I can relate to that :D ---6
by Sixgun
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 745

Re: Jeepin pics

Well no wonder, ain't a CJ among em. :mrgreen: I hear ya Jeepnik.....there are all kinds of Jeeps around here but I see very little to no CJ's...other than my neighbors '47 Willy's..which is a basket case with a tree growing through it.......CJ's in my experience are always found all rotted out and...
by Sixgun
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 745

Re: Jeepin pics

Jay......cool bro......my biggest problem is having no one to have fun with.....so.....I stay at home or the gunclub......my boy is in Co....your a million miles away...Griff is in Tx....Old Savage is in Ca. gettin' all the soft stuff.......Eric is in Mi. finding dead people....Pitchy is way up in M...
by Sixgun
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 1007

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

Geeze.....lots of action going on Tom!.....well, I had a little action myself today.....45 years ago...today......I married the girl who has kept me alive...so....we cruised on down to McKensies Brew House and got all slopped up on in-house craft beer and crabs....you know, the crabs you eat, not th...
by Sixgun
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 745

Re: Jeepin pics

Jay.....that ain't fair!!!! YOU get to have ALL the fun. On a serious note, enjoy it bro.....my time has gone and went...............nice pics and I'm glad your enjoying life......AND.....for you folks that are not "into Jeepin" ,,,,,......Jays pictures do not do justice as to "being there"............
by Sixgun
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: News From Henry Repeating Arms
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: News From Henry Repeating Arms

I love it when an American manufacturer "makes it"! Must be the same feeling when the WW2 vets felt when Bill Ruger successfully beat the system previously held by the "big three". In this case, with Henry, the challenges were even higher. Good for them.... I'm all for Nationalism and to hell with t...
by Sixgun
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eye Surgery Coming Up
Replies: 31
Views: 785

Re: Eye Surgery Coming Up

After the surgery, maybe you will be able to tell that it is a Lincoln, not a Cataract. Hay! Who says you can talk Ebonics on this board? :D I say it will be a P.O.N.T.I.A.C. poor old ..... thinks it's a Cadillac. Anyway...on to reality......Best of luck to ya Blaine. Yes, it will be a good thing t...
by Sixgun
Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New 1885 .30-40 Photos
Replies: 26
Views: 1203

Re: New 1885 .30-40 Photos

Nice configuration Jason. The 30-40 ranks on my "top 5" list for a cartridge that responds to cast bullets like there's no tomorrow. 21 grains of 5744 will send a Lyman 311284 215 gr. g.c. bullet onto little targets out to 600 yards. The idea is to keep the velocity at 1600........learned that from ...
by Sixgun
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spike art
Replies: 47
Views: 1137

Re: Spike art

If I was a younger man, I'd buy all of Pitchy's metallic artwork......sure glad he gave me the BAR man...... for real, this stuff is gonna be worth big bucks one day. A couple of guys came over last week and spied the BAR man through the bay window and said, "what's that?" "That's the coolest thing ...
by Sixgun
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 1007

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

I'd give up ALL of my Winchesters for the opportunity to be in Old Savages shoes so I could have a chance to squeeze all of the soft stuff that he gets. :D ---6
by Sixgun
Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 1007

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

Oh Lordy....Old Winchester made me mess my shorts........."where Elmer got his sister pregnant". :D Eric...those stories on the Marlin you stole from me is making me jealous. Funny how the human mind works.....when someone else is enjoying your past material items makes you want them back.....That r...
by Sixgun
Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS--PA.--.22 Hornet Reloading ***GONE***
Replies: 2
Views: 257

FS--PA.--.22 Hornet Reloading ***GONE***

B..bb...b..b.b.b.b.........bye!.....history.......SOLD..... Everything you need to reload the .22 Hornet except the powder and primers. Midways costs for these goodies are $124....if they have them in stock. My price, which includes shipping .......$85 NEW Hornady Durachrome dies Lyman shellholder B...
by Sixgun
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Experience with threaded post peeps like the Skinner?
Replies: 15
Views: 779

Re: Experience with threaded post peeps like the Skinner?

I agree with the boys above......all of my original Lyman and Marbles sights have somewhat coarse threads and I have no problem (well, at least I used to) ....hitting beer cans out to 200 meters.----6
by Sixgun
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wanna Be a SAILOR?
Replies: 12
Views: 622

Re: Wanna Be a SAILOR?

Don't sound all that bad, compared to life as a civilian. If I had to do it all over again, I'd get a shack in the woods and stock it wilh a few Winchesters and a few pallets of Yuengling Lager.---6
by Sixgun
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buddy The Dog
Replies: 7
Views: 519

Re: Buddy The Dog

One of the things about being retired is I have lots of time to see what is going on in the world. This transgender and their demands makes me want to vomit. We need something bad to happen, (no, I don't wish this) something like the 1930's Depression or WW2 to bring this nation back to common sense...
by Sixgun
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 carbine or rifle?
Replies: 23
Views: 933

Re: Winchester 94 carbine or rifle?

Rifle....people today are more shooters than they are hunters. A rifle can be shot all day, all year long, getting them hot and they still shoot good. Most carbines spray their ammo from 3" groups to 6-8" as soon as they get hot. The extra pound or so what a rifle weighs will not be uncomfortable fo...
by Sixgun
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 1007

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

Geeze...never knew I had so many friends....please, can each of you send me a G? (thinking about a new Jeep) :D Anyway, thanks a bunch guys. I really am beginning to consider myself pitiful. Did not get out of bed until 11 today...an hour later than usual.......stayed up and watched "Hacksaw Ridge"....
by Sixgun
Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 1007

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

Yea, I tell 'ya...that Sixgun cat is the coolest thing since sliced bread. :D (And my buddy Tom, (fordwanna be a Mustang) or something like that who is rapidly gaining and learning the positive capitalistic result of acquiring fine Winchesters and Colts...(and Marlins).... to my level) :D Yea....you...
by Sixgun
Thu Jul 06, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Action strength again!
Replies: 12
Views: 639

Re: Action strength again!

Turtle man......THAT is a good question to which I can only respond by experiences and not by reading. My uneducated guess is they are pretty much the same.......as to strength.....g..I've shots tens of thousands from both types and learned long ago .....and then "unlearned"..........back in the day...
by Sixgun
Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Turn for a Photobucket Story
Replies: 28
Views: 912

Re: My Turn for a Photobucket Story

I got on their site after reading this post and a pop up came on the screen and asked, "are you using this for third party linking"? or words to that effect. I said "NO" and so far..so good. :D ---6
by Sixgun
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Turn for a Photobucket Story
Replies: 28
Views: 912

Re: My Turn for a Photobucket Story

Well Griff....I also use that site so when the shyt hits the fan, I'll do to them what I did to the cellphone companies...pack sand. Other than landline phones, TV, and internet service,I will not let the electronics world control my meager income. If it was not for my wife, I would have deleted the...
by Sixgun
Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Burls
Replies: 7
Views: 395

Re: Burls

Mmmmmm.......it should be hard woods to make any kind of a financial effort. I have some wild cherry burls about 18-24" ....still alive ...but better than that, I have some 16-18" holly trees that I plan to move before I buy the farm....holly .......it's the wood form of ivory. This tree will make ...
by Sixgun
Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request Lung cancer
Replies: 69
Views: 2641

Re: Prayer Request Lung cancer

Jack,
Your not too far from McKean Cty. Rifle Club......come on out next weekend for the Regional silhouette championships....like you have been doing..........just hang around and bs. We have room in the cabin for ya. Everything in on us....... Come on!!!!---6
by Sixgun
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I found out my son is getting high.....
Replies: 8
Views: 769

Re: I found out my son is getting high.....

Ya done well Doc....I've always believed that with anything in life, you reap what you sow.

Btw...does he have a class 3 stamp for the SBR AR? :D ----6
by Sixgun
Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back in time
Replies: 13
Views: 759

Re: Back in time

Forget the 94's and 336's....think small...get small. I wish I could go back to when I started collecting .....1973....and grabbed all of the pre-war single action Colts. (Nice ones for 5-8)......1886 Winchesters and 1873's....about the same as first gen Colts. NICE Henry's were 3-5 g's.....now 40+ ...
by Sixgun
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thinking of a new Tractor
Replies: 22
Views: 780

Re: Thinking of a new Tractor

On a smaller scale than the big tractors Griff is talking about, it's the one thing I like foreign. Kubota. Mines a mid size 3350 4 cyl., 4 wheel drive Diesel with a 60" belly mower. Kubota makes them as big as you want..plus, I always have liked their color...orange.----6
by Sixgun
Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Magnum
Replies: 4
Views: 441

Re: Winchester Magnum

I've said it a thousand times....animals are better than people. Nice pup ya got there Gunny-----6
by Sixgun
Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From England.
Replies: 15
Views: 886

Re: From England.

Number 3 is my favorite. :D ---6
by Sixgun
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thank you moderators
Replies: 13
Views: 737

Re: Thank you moderators

I lasted three posts on "cast boolits" and five posts on the AR-15 forum. Banned for life after I argued my point on the first post. Some of the big shots running these forums don't like anyone challenging their knowledge/position and will chastise you into saying something hurtful and then "boom", ...
by Sixgun
Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shot my 1860 conversion today
Replies: 30
Views: 1154

Re: Shot my 1860 conversion today

THATS some mighty fine shootin' ! While shooting, your hands had the steadiness of a two ton rock......I never thought those open top conversions had any kind of accuracy but you must have had everything loaded right. ---6.
by Sixgun
Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44-40
Replies: 15
Views: 891

Re: 44-40

MM......nice looking "heat" you have there....I see all are the gunfighters length! :D It's pretty much a hit or miss with the 44 wcf....in any generation...concerning Colts...forget Rugers...that's another story. Later third gens have the groove diameters of .428 (at least mine do) and throats runn...
by Sixgun
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W Model 63-5, 3" SS Kit Gun (22)
Replies: 9
Views: 818

Re: S&W Model 63-5, 3" SS Kit Gun (22)

That gun, in my opinion, is the finest small packing/trail gun ever to hit the shelves. I never could lay my hands on one of the earlier blued variations as the asking prices were always a hundred or two more than they were worth.

Nice gun #7. (Can I have it?) :D ----6
by Sixgun
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Be Thankful you live in the US
Replies: 10
Views: 629

Re: Be Thankful you live in the US

Interesting perspective.......I wish I could add to the intelligent conversation but I've been set back a pace or two so I'll put it in common laymans terms. Everyone knows I have plenty of guns as do most of my neighbors...(have guns)........I've had people tell me that a few of my neighbors and I ...
by Sixgun
Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fun Switch
Replies: 17
Views: 891

Re: Fun Switch

Honestly, the "mag dump" possibility of the binary system doesn't interest me as much as the "reflexive double tap" does. On a HK91 that would be awesome . :twisted: OI, funny that you would mention that as a group of us were talking the same thing yesterday. Yep, instant double tap. One guy said h...
by Sixgun
Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Levergunner with double rifle shoots antelope
Replies: 22
Views: 782

Re: Levergunner with double rifle shoots antelope

CRS, They are both 300 grainers..mike .412...one has the gas check. I size these down for the 40-82.

I forgot about the 41 mag bullets...sure, don't see why they would not work.--6
by Sixgun
Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Question For You Guys That Personally Know
Replies: 22
Views: 1197

Re: A Question For You Guys That Personally Know

Tycer, Yep...Your right..I was wrong.....on the newer cars/trucks. My brain is still some years back. Just off the phone with the expert and replacing the air filter and bigger, easier flowing exhaust produces nothing as the computer senses more air flow and therefore will lean out the fuel. He said...
by Sixgun
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Question For You Guys That Personally Know
Replies: 22
Views: 1197

Re: A Question For You Guys That Personally Know

Tycer, I beg to differ with you......I have no idea where you get your info but I do know, from experience, for a fact it works. Maybe no dramatic increase but in the dozen or so instances that I have been personally involved in, it has worked....noticeably. My son, who is a hard core off road Jeepe...