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Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-31-2013, 03:13 AM
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Posted By cottontop
I have a collection of about 30 or so different...

I have a collection of about 30 or so different aftershaves. I am also a member of a shaving forum and most of the guys there, including myself, prefer the cheaper drug store/grocery store...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-31-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,825
Posted By cottontop
My favorite rifle to shoot is my custom Ruger #1...

My favorite rifle to shoot is my custom Ruger #1 Single Shot Varmint Model. It was originally chambered in .223 but has been re-chambered to .225 Winchester. I have many rifles and I love shooting...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-31-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By cottontop
Anyone Load for the 7.65x53 Belgian?

AKA the 7.65 Argentine. Specifically 125 grain .312 bullet. Preferably with IMR3031 and/or Varget.
cottontop

OK, let me edit this and add: I NEED DATA FOR THE ABOVE.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-31-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By cottontop
Sometimes you've got to dance with the one you...

Sometimes you've got to dance with the one you brought.
cottontop
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-31-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By cottontop
Speer data for 150 grain hot core and BL-C2...

Speer data for 150 grain hot core and BL-C2 powder.
starting load - 40 grains
max load - 44 grains

I would think that 48 grains would be pretty hot. Start low, work up, look for pressure signs....
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-31-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By cottontop
Double edged blades are easy to find on line. I...

Double edged blades are easy to find on line. I recently bought a 100 pack of Dorco ST301 blades for $8.00 from amazon.com They are pretty nice blades giving me 3 to 4 smooth shaves per blade. Amazon...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-30-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By cottontop
I love the smell of Arko soap. But, you either...

I love the smell of Arko soap. But, you either like it or you don't like it. I have a collection of vintage Gillette razors. I kind of rotate them. I have a really nice Red Tip that I had replated....
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-30-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By cottontop
Anybody Into Wet Shaving?

By "wet shaving" I mean shaving the old fashioned with a double edged razor (or a straight), the thin disposable double edged blades, a mug, soap (or cream from a tube), and a badger or boar's hair...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-29-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By cottontop
Any bullet from any rifle could get deflected if...

Any bullet from any rifle could get deflected if it hits a branch on the way to the target.
cottontop
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-29-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By cottontop
This data for the 6.5 Japanese is for IMR4350....

This data for the 6.5 Japanese is for IMR4350. Just come down a grain when using H4350.
Starting load w/ 100 grain bullet = 36.5, max load = 41 grains
129 grain bullet = 33.8, max load = 39.6
140...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-22-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 25,307
Posted By cottontop
I don't often post pictures on forums, but when I...

I don't often post pictures on forums, but when I do, I AM the most interesting man in the world.
cottontop
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-22-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 911
Posted By cottontop
sorry, wrong thread. ct:o

sorry,
wrong thread.
ct:o
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-21-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,457
Posted By cottontop
That may be true in some states, but not in...

That may be true in some states, but not in Florida. I never made anywhere near that much. My retirement is around 1300 per month. That is way below 80% of my last year's pay. And I get NO medical...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-21-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,457
Posted By cottontop
When I taught, my district took your annual...

When I taught, my district took your annual salary and divided it by 12 and paid you once a month. You did not have a choice. Now, the county next to mine pays their teachers every two weeks. They...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-21-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By cottontop
Who Should Replace Jim Leyland?

So, Jim Leyland is retiring as manager of the Detroit Tigers, as well he should, so who should replace him? My vote goes to Tom Brookens.
cottontop
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-19-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,457
Posted By cottontop
Just having tenure is no guarantee that your job...

Just having tenure is no guarantee that your job is safe. A teacher can be fired even if they have tenure, however, it is not an easy process and the administration has to do a lot of work; then, the...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-19-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By cottontop
It Is A Beautiful Day!

What a beautiful day it is here in central Florida. Deep blue skys w/ a few fluffy cumulus clouds, lots of sunshine, and temps in the low 80's. I'm sure glad I live here!
cottontop
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-19-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,457
Posted By cottontop
JW, I was a public school teacher in Florida for...

JW, I was a public school teacher in Florida for 22 years and had several years before that as a substitute. Don't believe the bs that says you have to support various (liberal) causes. I had many...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-16-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By cottontop
You might also want to consider the Marlin 7X...

You might also want to consider the Marlin 7X series. Great rifle for a great price; about what the Ruger American costs.
cottontop
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-15-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By cottontop
Yep, I remember those days. ct

Yep, I remember those days.
ct
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-15-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By cottontop
$600 and good skeet gun do not usually fit well...

$600 and good skeet gun do not usually fit well in the same sentence. If you are going to get serious about the sport, then an O/U must be considered. You can maybe find a used Browning Citori for...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-15-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,702
Posted By cottontop
It has been said before on this thread, but...

It has been said before on this thread, but learning to spell and punctuate will definitely help your cause and earn you more respect; not just here, but anywhere in life. I taught high school for...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-15-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By cottontop
Any Detroit Tiger Fans?

I was born in Detroit and raised up in the Detroit area. I was there when the Tigers won the World Series in 1968 and in 1984. I have been a Tiger fan since I was 5 years old. I now live in Lakeland,...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 10-15-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 565
Posted By cottontop
Good job and perfect shot placement. Congrats. ...

Good job and perfect shot placement. Congrats.
ct
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-14-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 913
Posted By cottontop
A Browning Citori would probably be your best...

A Browning Citori would probably be your best bet. You should be able to find a good used one well within your budget. I have a 20 gauge that I bought years ago before Browning even put choke tubes...
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