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by CBinNH
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: sold
Replies: 8
Views: 418

Re: WTS Colt Lightning Rifle 22LR 1890

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by CBinNH
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tried the Hornady 218 Bee Ammo
Replies: 2
Views: 288

Tried the Hornady 218 Bee Ammo

I thought I'd give the new Hornady 218 Bee ammo a try today. Haven't shot the Browning 65 in a while. Fed & fired fine. I tried it at 50 yards sitting in the dirt elbows on knees. I have new Hornady brass to load so I'll not send too many factory loads downrange. Keeping some for comparison purposes...
by CBinNH
Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hornady 218 Bee Ammo
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Re: Hornady 218 Bee Ammo

Back in stock at Grafs when I posted this:
https://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/pr ... ctId/73888
by CBinNH
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hornady 218 Bee Ammo
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Hornady 218 Bee Ammo

by CBinNH
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 218 Bee Brass Instock
Replies: 2
Views: 365

218 Bee Brass Instock

I just ordered 250 pieces of Hornady 218 Bee brass form Midway. Glad to see new brass again. Instock at Grafs too.
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/53727 ... -box-of-50
by CBinNH
Thu Jul 07, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grafs has Speer 25-20 FN Bullets
Replies: 0
Views: 1314

Grafs has Speer 25-20 FN Bullets

This may be old news but I know I have not seen these in a while:
http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/pro ... ctId/17181
by CBinNH
Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Correct Sights for Winchester 1894 circa 1906
Replies: 8
Views: 466

Re: Correct Sights for Winchester 1894 circa 1906

I guess I have seen more of the sights like Shasta shows in his pics. I struggled to get pics of mine this morning with my old camersa that has trouble focusing. While I lay on the excuses, it is something of a blizzard out too. The front sight is stamped Marbles No. 2. The rear does look like it ha...
by CBinNH
Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Correct Sights for Winchester 1894 circa 1906
Replies: 8
Views: 466

Correct Sights for Winchester 1894 circa 1906

I have a Winchester 1894 32-40 made in 1906. 26" nickel steel oct. barrel. The sights on it don't look correct to me. If I wanted to find factory original standard front & rear sights, what would I be looking for? #22 certain letter code rear? Thanks.
by CBinNH
Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beretta Storm Carbine
Replies: 23
Views: 949

Re: Beretta Storm Carbine

I have one of the 9mm versions that take the 92 mags. Fun gun. Surprising accuracy at 50 yards. I put an Ultradot sight on it.
I take a disabled nephew shooting on a regular basis. It is his favorite. Manageable for him with one hand.
My only complaint with it is a long heavy trigger pull.
by CBinNH
Sun Aug 24, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman #4 Front Sight
Replies: 6
Views: 255

Re: Lyman #4 Front Sight

Well, I looked again. I don't see a letter anywhere on it. Perhaps it has been worn off.
by CBinNH
Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman #4 Front Sight
Replies: 6
Views: 255

Re: Lyman #4 Front Sight

Thanks for the reply(s). No number stamp I can see. Appreciate your offer to relieve me of my burden AJMD429.
by CBinNH
Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman #4 Front Sight
Replies: 6
Views: 255

Lyman #4 Front Sight

I was wondering what one might be worth. Thanks.

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by CBinNH
Mon Jun 23, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shout out for 1886
Replies: 4
Views: 357

Re: Shout out for 1886

Gary is a class guy. My dealings with him have always been pleasant. I listed some guns for a farmer friend in need & Gary bought one & donated some extra $ too.
by CBinNH
Fri May 02, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New to Me Win Model 55...Another Sight Question
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Re: New to Me Win Model 55...Another Sight Question

Thanks for the response 6. I was shooting at 50 yards & it was cloudy today. I was using factory loads. Maybe I'll load up some with some H4895 & attempt adjustment when I find a good load. I'll be needing to roll my own if I plan on shooting it much.
by CBinNH
Fri May 02, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New to Me Win Model 55...Another Sight Question
Replies: 4
Views: 211

New to Me Win Model 55...Another Sight Question

I picked up this Model 55 in .32 Special recently. Thanks to you guys here I was able to establish that it has a Lyman #21 sight. I was shooting it today & it is shooting about an 1 1/2" to the right. The front sight (Lyman #4) is already offset a little to the right to where I don't really want to ...
by CBinNH
Sun Apr 27, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman Sight Help Please
Replies: 6
Views: 358

Re: Lyman Sight Help Please

More pics:
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So, #21 it is?
by CBinNH
Sun Apr 27, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman Sight Help Please
Replies: 6
Views: 358

Lyman Sight Help Please

I picked up a Winchester Model 55 in .32 Special recently & was wondering what model Lyman sight I have, a #21 or a #38? I think the front is a #4. It has the ivory insert. Thanks. http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c13/CBNH/DSCN4804_zpsf427e071.jpg http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c13/CBNH/DSCN4806...
by CBinNH
Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cabelas has SR & LR Primers
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Cabelas has SR & LR Primers

As of this posting, Cabelas is listing them as in stock (if you don't mind paying HazMat fees)

http://www.cabelas.com/catalog/search_c ... ik-21-0757

Lucky for me, my local shop has had primers in stock all through this craze.
by CBinNH
Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 7.62x39, anyone partake?
Replies: 48
Views: 1439

Re: 7.62x39, anyone partake?

I have a CZ in 7.62x39. I like it. It shoots cheap Silver Bear into 1" groups & Hornady SST ammo into less. Nice crisp light trigger. Mild recoil & cheap to feed accurately make it not worth the time to reload for it. Any of my friends that shoot it want to buy it.
by CBinNH
Mon Oct 01, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Levergunner (1886) Helped a Friend of Mine
Replies: 4
Views: 338

A Levergunner (1886) Helped a Friend of Mine

I just wanted to pass along what a heck of a nice guy 1886 is. I had the pleasure of meeting with him & his lady friend today. He bought an 1895 Browning through me that I was helping a friend sell. It has been a killer year farming for my friend with no rain early in the season & 2 tractor breakdow...
by CBinNH
Thu Aug 02, 2012 6:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NIB Browning 53
Replies: 10
Views: 709

Re: NIB Browning 53

I CANNOT BELIEVE YOU'RE GONNA PAY THAT KIND OF MONEY FOR A BROWNING 53 32-20 !!! AMAZING !!! I PAID $400.00 FOR MINE , NIB, IN A GUN DEAL THAT NETTED A NIB WINCHESTER '94BB 356, AND A NIB WINCHESTER '94 26" 30-30 CENTENNIAL, ALL FOR $1200.00 OUT THE DOOR. ALL THREE SHOOT LIKE A DREAM TOO NO FOOLIN'...
by CBinNH
Sat Jul 07, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cheap 405 Win Brass
Replies: 0
Views: 967

Cheap 405 Win Brass

http://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/i ... 002858691W
Available as of this posting. Blemished stock.
by CBinNH
Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 336 Octagon Mini Range Report
Replies: 9
Views: 527

Marlin 336 Octagon Mini Range Report

I posted last week about picking up this 336 Octagon model. Today was my first chance to try it. Distance was about 50 yards (paces). Used my range bag to shoot off of. The first shot went high. The nice crisp, not too heavy trigger kind of surprised me. Next 5 went where I like them. The gun came w...
by CBinNH
Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New to Me Marlin
Replies: 20
Views: 1124

New to Me Marlin

I stumbled across a Marlin model I hadn't seen before. It's a 336 Octagon, one of 2,414 made in 1973. 22" octagon barrel, straight stock, & of course, no safety. It reminds me of the newer Cowboy model that brings more than I care to pay. Oh, 30-30. Had to have it. Hope to shoot it in the next few d...
by CBinNH
Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 327 Federal?
Replies: 23
Views: 1001

Re: 327 Federal?

I like the round. I am on my third 327. I started with a SP101, went to a GP100, & now have a S&W 632. Barks some in my J-frame Smith, but not uncontrolable. I also shoot 32 H&R, 32 longs, shorts, & 32 auto as it is semi-rimmed in it. Pretty versatile.
by CBinNH
Mon Apr 09, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another cleaning question - CLP?
Replies: 23
Views: 1074

Re: Another cleaning question - CLP?

Since I found a guy on another forum that sells it for $35 a gallon, I'll be using it for a while.
by CBinNH
Sun Mar 25, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heads Up! Better Stock Up....
Replies: 52
Views: 2732

Re: Heads Up! Better Stock Up....

The pay scale in small NH towns won't draw too many prospective workers either.
by CBinNH
Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heads Up! Better Stock Up....
Replies: 52
Views: 2732

Re: Heads Up! Better Stock Up....

A note on the Ruger story from a guy in the area of their Newport NH plant. They have been looking for help for months. Locally, they are using employment services to find help. Over a month ago, they were looking for 180 workers. Last ad I heard on the radio said they still need 100. They are even ...
by CBinNH
Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: REALLY ???
Replies: 9
Views: 682

Re: REALLY ???

Manure won't stick to um.
by CBinNH
Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: just because,bufboy
Replies: 39
Views: 1724

Re: just because,bufboy

A sad reminder of how precious & short our lives can be. R.I.P.
by CBinNH
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Time 2 Win 1894's & a Reloading Question UPDATE
Replies: 15
Views: 905

Re: Range Time 2 Win 1894's & a Reloading Question UPDATE

Thanks earlmck. I remembered that I have an older Lyman manual in my reloading cabinet too. I loaded up a handful with 18 grains of IMR 4227. I also was able to bottom out the insert in the sight. The results:
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by CBinNH
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Time 2 Win 1894's & a Reloading Question UPDATE
Replies: 15
Views: 905

Re: Range Time 2 Win 1894's & a Reloading Question

I appreciate everyones input. I have no intention of hotrodding my 38-55. I was under the impression (apparantly mistaken) that IMR 4227 was used for target loads in the 38-55 along with the 32-40. I'll probably buy some 5744.
by CBinNH
Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Time 2 Win 1894's & a Reloading Question UPDATE
Replies: 15
Views: 905

Re: Range Time 2 Win 1894's & a Reloading Question

I emailed Hodgdon. Their response: "We have no IMR 4227 data for the 38-55". :roll:
by CBinNH
Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Time 2 Win 1894's & a Reloading Question UPDATE
Replies: 15
Views: 905

Re: Range Time 2 Win 1894's & a Reloading Question

It is not marked NS on the barrel top. I have not pulled the fore-end to see if it has NS there. I am assuming it is a black powder barrel being a 1905 vintage gun. Current data from Hodgdon does not show any 4227 loads. I guess I can email them, although I have not received a response yet to a ques...
by CBinNH
Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Time 2 Win 1894's & a Reloading Question UPDATE
Replies: 15
Views: 905

Range Time 2 Win 1894's & a Reloading Question UPDATE

I just picked up a 1894 in 38-55 & tried some reloads that used to be a go to load in a few others I've had. 16 grains of IMR 4227 & a 260 grain cast bullet, Starline long brass kindly provided by member Spaceman Spiff. At 50 yards my first shots were over the target with my rear sight at it's lowes...
by CBinNH
Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help...Looking for info on Marlin 94 in 45LC
Replies: 17
Views: 703

Re: Need help...Looking for info on Marlin 94 in 45LC

I only shot 250-255 grain bullets in mine. Shot them fine. 24" barrel, points nice. It is one of the Cowboy's listed on Gunbroker. We can work something out if you are interested.
by CBinNH
Sun Jan 15, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Manchester NH Gun Show....
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Manchester NH Gun Show....

I went. Plenty of elbow room for a change. Almost bought a 1894 38-55 with an asking price of $995. It had a small crack in the fore end & the bore was a little frosted. I'll probably regret passing it up.
by CBinNH
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin Gone ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1546

Re: Marlin Gone ?

I received one from Marlinowners also. Probably because I didn't supply my year hatched when I signed up.
by CBinNH
Mon Jan 02, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gas Checks in Old Leverguns Question
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Gas Checks in Old Leverguns Question

Are gas checked bullets OK in old blackpowder steel leverguns such as my 1894 32-40? I was thinking so because of so little bearing surface with the bore. Thanks.
by CBinNH
Sat Dec 31, 2011 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman #2 Tang Sight Wobble Fix.........DIY
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: Lyman #2 Tang Sight Wobble Fix.........DIY

Very informative. I even think a klutz like me could do it following your directions. Thanks.
by CBinNH
Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The best present was saved for last...
Replies: 21
Views: 1353

Re: The best present was saved for last...

Good for you & your family. I'll show my ignorance by asking what is SWPUWM?
by CBinNH
Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ever trade for a rifle just because?
Replies: 23
Views: 1478

Re: Ever trade for a rifle just because?

I have bought & sold probably 35 to 50 guns in the last couple of years. Lots of them were "just because" guns.
by CBinNH
Thu Dec 22, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Eastern Carbine Mini Range Report
Replies: 9
Views: 955

Winchester Eastern Carbine Mini Range Report

I had a little time to spare, so I decided to try out my new to me 1915 made 1894 in 32 Special http://www.levergunscommunity.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=39072 Brought my 1901 32-40 along too. I stated out with 3 rounds of Winchester 170 gr Powerpoints. 50 yards (roughly) off my range bag & rickety port...
by CBinNH
Sun Dec 18, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eastern Carbine Update... I Bought It
Replies: 22
Views: 1697

Eastern Carbine Update... I Bought It

I decided that I liked it well enough to own it. http://www.levergunscommunity.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=39006 I don't see this configuration very often. Got it & a box of Winchester ammo for $425. It just feels good in my hands. Bore cleaned up nice & shiney with good rifling. Still in the teens here...
by CBinNH
Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hold Me Back, Tell Me It's Not Worth It...Eastern Carbine
Replies: 15
Views: 1320

Hold Me Back, Tell Me It's Not Worth It...Eastern Carbine

I have been looking at an 1894 carbine that I believe is a true "Eastern Carbine". Made in 1915. 32 Special. No blue left on the receiver. Thinning blue on mag tube & barrel. Has the 2/3 or 3/4 mag tube. No saddle ring. Carbine ladder type rear sight & carbine front. Shotgun butt. Walnut. Bore looks...
by CBinNH
Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Different (to me) Win 1894 Front Sight
Replies: 6
Views: 618

Different (to me) Win 1894 Front Sight

My Winchester 1894 32-40 has this front sight. Is it a Sheard? No name on it I can see. Is it meant for 50 & 100 yard depending on which is being used? It has the standard rear buckhorn type sight. Thanks. http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c13/CBNH/DSCN3693.jpg http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c13/...
by CBinNH
Sat Nov 19, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stevens Walnut Hill? It has a Lever
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Re: Stevens Walnut Hill? It has a Lever

Jdad, It has a lever loop. The receiver is blue. The wood is light colored & reminds me of tiger maple. It is a Lyman adjustable rear tang sight. The fore end has a spade checkered at each end. The butt stock has checkering that looks more traditional. I wonder if it is original. There is a set of h...
by CBinNH
Sat Nov 19, 2011 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stevens Walnut Hill? It has a Lever
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Re: Stevens Walnut Hill? It has a Lever

AJMD429, thanks for the links.
I did a little looking myself before posting. Nothing in the links looks like the one I am considering.
I'll have to go look it over good & resist the 9422 magnum NIB he has too.
airedaleman,
the ASSRA site was down when I tried it.