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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-17-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By TXnorton
Woo-Hoo! Nice purchase! Pretty soon the FTF...

Woo-Hoo! Nice purchase! Pretty soon the FTF milsurp army will have more 91/30's that the Russian army had in WW2!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-17-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,136
Posted By TXnorton
Beautiful rifle there CA! First the Yugo Mauser...

Beautiful rifle there CA! First the Yugo Mauser then this! I am very happy to see that you are now in the firearms acquisition mode again!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 05-27-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By TXnorton
Yes, the fact that we are giving the Pakis money...

Yes, the fact that we are giving the Pakis money is a damn shame. But the original 2008 post was about the Paki threat to fire on US troops, and this threat is also 3 years old. Seems rather...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-27-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By TXnorton
I bught my first Lyman Turbo 1200 tumbler back in...

I bught my first Lyman Turbo 1200 tumbler back in 1983 or 1984. It has seen countless hours of operation, and has a batch of .45-70 cases in it right now. I do not think there is much difference in...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 05-07-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By TXnorton
I helped a buddy get his 91/30 PU scope dialed...

I helped a buddy get his 91/30 PU scope dialed in. He had to do a good bit of fitting work on the scope mount to get it close. We were able to shoot at a very high dirt berm with discernable aiming...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-24-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,761
Posted By TXnorton
Aus: The British military command at...

Aus:

The British military command at Gallipoli was atrocious and wasted the lives of the ANZAC forces with callous disregard....they were only colonists after all - not real British soldiers. It...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-24-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By TXnorton
Never, never underestimate the "stupid factor" in...

Never, never underestimate the "stupid factor" in the general population!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-17-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By TXnorton
Thumbs Up! Those are great!

Thumbs Up! Those are great!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-17-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By TXnorton
Over the past 40 years, I have had Chevy's,...

Over the past 40 years, I have had Chevy's, Fords, Dodges, Toyotas and Honda's. The Honda's were actually the best vehicles I ever had. The two Dodges were crap (this was the mid to late 1980s...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-17-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By TXnorton
If the ammo is steel cased or berdan primed ammo,...

If the ammo is steel cased or berdan primed ammo, then it is not reloadable.

If the ammo is labeled as non-corrosive, then you should not need to do anything more than standard cleaning after...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 04-16-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By TXnorton
First the M1A and now the M1, woo-hoo, you are...

First the M1A and now the M1, woo-hoo, you are doing great! Now you need a Springfield 1903! Here are my three Springers!
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-15-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By TXnorton
If I only could have ONE pistol for all shooting...

If I only could have ONE pistol for all shooting needs/wants, it would be a .357 Magnum. Fortunately, I am not limited to one because my favorite pistol/caliber is the 1911 .45 ACP. But again, if I...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-12-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By TXnorton
I agree with Jon. Check your sizing die set-up. ...

I agree with Jon. Check your sizing die set-up. You stated that you had to trim the cases before sizing/de-priming. That is unusual. While I trim my cases every time I reload, it should not be...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-09-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36,230
Views: 930,615
Posted By TXnorton
My New Buddy

Buddy is a 5 YO (neutered) Male Lab. He belonged to a USAF family stationed in San Antonio who got transfered to Okinawa. My step-daughter (USAF nurse) was taking care of him, but the owners found...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-09-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By TXnorton
Keep up the good work Jiro...There are a lot of...

Keep up the good work Jiro...There are a lot of us here on the FTF cheering for you on your way to success!
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 04-09-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By TXnorton
Woot woot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great acquisition, you...

Woot woot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great acquisition, you will love that rifle!

Another M1A owner on the FTF! So we get our own M1A/M-14 section under "Auto & Semi" next week?

Congratulations again Jon!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 03-27-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By TXnorton
OH NO! Say it isn't so!

OH NO! Say it isn't so!
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-27-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,190
Posted By TXnorton
I am about to pull the trigger (bad pun) on...

I am about to pull the trigger (bad pun) on purchasing a Kimber Stainless Steel Pro-TLE. I can't find one in stock at my usual gun stores, but I can order one from a small shop near my house. They...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 03-27-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By TXnorton
Try arsenalinc.com, US manufacturer and importer...

Try arsenalinc.com, US manufacturer and importer of the finest and most authentic examples of the time proven assault rifle design (http://www.arsenalinc.com/usa/)

I have an Arsenal AK (milled...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 03-24-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,855
Posted By TXnorton
Hawg: The minimum order is 5 lbs. Cost for...

Hawg:

The minimum order is 5 lbs. Cost for 5 lbs. is about $110.
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 03-23-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,855
Posted By TXnorton
Gello: Go to Powder Inc. - Black Powder for...

Gello:

Go to Powder Inc. - Black Powder for shooters, and more (http://www.powderinc.com/) real BP delivered to your door by UPS.
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 03-20-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By TXnorton
M14: If it was just the number of rifles you...

M14:

If it was just the number of rifles you would have your very own M1A section! However, I think I have seen an increase in the number of M1A owners as of late....so maybe?
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 03-20-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,963
Posted By TXnorton
Is it possible for a hog to flip you the bird? ...

Is it possible for a hog to flip you the bird? The reason I ask is that the last time I went hog hunting I shot a large South Texas Boar (shoulder area hit at about 80 yards) with my AR-15. The...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 03-20-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By TXnorton
Congrats on the M1A acquisition! I dearly love...

Congrats on the M1A acquisition! I dearly love mine!

So are we getting enough M1A owners on the FTF to get our own section like the Mini-14 guys have?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-17-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By TXnorton
I do not lubricate my ammo for any reason. I am...

I do not lubricate my ammo for any reason. I am cycling my ammo, and am still working on burning through some of my older re-loads from the 1980's. I have had very very few FTF with that older...
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