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Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-01-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,383
Posted By maineshooter
In fairness to Mr. Wayne, from all accounts he...

In fairness to Mr. Wayne, from all accounts he didn't try to avoid serving. Like my grandfather, he was born in 1907 which put him in his mid-30's by the time the war started. My grandfather at 37...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-01-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,383
Posted By maineshooter
Heh heh. Clint is my favorite. I want to get to...

Heh heh. Clint is my favorite. I want to get to the "Get three coffins ready..." skill level.

Speaking of which, what were his revolvers in the dollars trilogy? There is nothing like the look...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-01-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,383
Posted By maineshooter
I have thought of doing that. It is hard to...

I have thought of doing that. It is hard to prove in a post but I am actually pretty good with a rifle. But I have never had much experience with a handgun. I figured I would use my experience...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-01-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,383
Posted By maineshooter
Getting good with single-action revolver

I have a Colt Frontier Scout .22LR single-action revolver that ended up in my possession after my step-dad died. I thought it would be a good learning revolver to teach my son to shoot a handgun. I...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-29-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,588
Posted By maineshooter
I found a lot of good information here when I was...

I found a lot of good information here when I was looking for info about my post-WWII M1 Carbine:

http://www.bavarianm1carbines.com/index.html
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-23-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,519
Posted By maineshooter
Supply and demand are fine if it is between the...

Supply and demand are fine if it is between the manufacturer and the retailer. The manufacturers are not charging double or triple the wholesale prices to the retailers.

As long as it is...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-19-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,323
Posted By maineshooter
Thanks for all the advice. This morning I was...

Thanks for all the advice. This morning I was having a cup of coffee and looking out my kitchen window watching a Tom strutting around with his tail feathers tall and proud. All the while a hen was...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-15-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 52,001
Posted By maineshooter
I guess I don't understand holding on to 30K...

I guess I don't understand holding on to 30K rounds of .22 ammo that you have no intention of shooting. I just had to threaten to return a brand new .22 rifle I had just purchased before the gun...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 52,001
Posted By maineshooter
I could live with a bolt-action. I shoot my...

I could live with a bolt-action. I shoot my auto-loader no faster than a bolt-action. I just don't have any distractions in between shots.

Every 50 foot smallbore competition target is 10 shots....
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-13-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 52,001
Posted By maineshooter
I scored some ammo today, but had to wait in line...

I scored some ammo today, but had to wait in line before the doors opened to get a chance to get my hands on a couple of 333 round boxes. It all sold out in 10 minutes.

I should be good for a...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-12-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 52,001
Posted By maineshooter
Well, the situation is still ridiculous in Maine....

Well, the situation is still ridiculous in Maine. Showed up at the Kittery Trading Post 4 minutes past opening for a special "Winchester Ammunition Truckload Sale", and the place was mobbed. By the...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-10-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,323
Posted By maineshooter
Hunting wild turkey

Maine, and I think New England in general seems to have wild turkeys everywhere now. Just today I had a tom strutting around out back and even jumped up on my deck. I keep thinking, "I love turkey,...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,927
Posted By maineshooter
And they are willing to part with 50 cartridges...

And they are willing to part with 50 cartridges for $25 on their website. So nice of them...

http://www.gandermountain.com/modperl/product/details.cgi?pdesc=FEDERAL-ULTRA-MATCH-22-LR-40GR&i=420345
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-09-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,133
Posted By maineshooter
Scope or no scope to teach marksmanship?

I just bought my son a new Marlin Model 60 and right out of the box in a standing unsupported position I could shoot a half inch group at 50 feet one hitting the bullseye square without any sight...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-07-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By maineshooter
I actually just created a bullet trap based on...

I actually just created a bullet trap based on information from this site:

http://www.theboxotruth.com/docs/bot7.htm

I built a 2'x2' box out of 2x10's and plywood and filled with sand. .22lr...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-07-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 52,001
Posted By maineshooter
.22LR shouldn't cost more than 5 cents a round. ...

.22LR shouldn't cost more than 5 cents a round. Unfortunately most of what I see currently available online is more than 15 cents a round. I can afford 15 cents a round, but knowing that it should...
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