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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-25-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 61,504
Posted By headhunter
All bullets have yawl (the bullets nose goes in a...

All bullets have yawl (the bullets nose goes in a circle as it travels through the air). The greater the yawl the greater the propensity for a bullet to tumble upon striking an object. During the...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-25-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 124,525
Posted By headhunter
Rainy day at the cabin, so I decided to do some...

Rainy day at the cabin, so I decided to do some cleaning-06 and .357. I've taken a liking to Gunslick's foaming bore cleaner. Being away from home I went looking for something to lay on the floor....
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 03-15-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,032
Posted By headhunter
I have both semi autos and revolvers. Have you...

I have both semi autos and revolvers. Have you tried a semi auto with a longer slide. Because of the longer distance the slide moves the springs are not as heavy. There are even some long slide...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-15-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By headhunter
Henrys are interesting

Grandma and I purchased the grandson a Henry for his first .22. It works well. It is smooth and quite accurate. The first time it was cleaned grandpa did it. In view of how nice the outside...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-15-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,868
Posted By headhunter
I'm glad you really like your 77/22. You will...

I'm glad you really like your 77/22. You will find that the magazines for the 77/22 is not the same as the one for the 10/22. Sometimes the 10/22 mags will work and other times= not so well. At...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 03-06-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,964
Posted By headhunter
Remington side-by-side 12 ga.

Remington side-by-side 12 ga.
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 03-06-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,612
Posted By headhunter
If you saw the silhouette only of a firearm and...

If you saw the silhouette only of a firearm and recognize it immediately- it is iconic. Is there anyone here who would not recognize the silhouette of a Mini 14, a super Blackhawk, a 5 1/2" heavy...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-18-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,924
Posted By headhunter
One of my best friends also shot a Savage 24; I...

One of my best friends also shot a Savage 24; I believe they called it the 'camper special". As noted it came with a .22 Lr upper and a 20 ga. lower. The thing that stopped me from following suite...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-16-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,814
Posted By headhunter
If you wish to know something about barrel length...

If you wish to know something about barrel length and velocity, please read "Why Ballisticians Get Grey" by Dave Andrews. This excellent article was first published Speer Reloading Manual #9( and...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-16-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,563
Posted By headhunter
Old Fart, You have a great handgun. As far as...

Old Fart, You have a great handgun. As far as damage to the forcing cone NO! (This phenomina appeared when Jee Juras(?) got law enforcement shooting Super Vel ammo esp the 110 gr. bullets.) I do...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-16-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By headhunter
new bird gun

Late last year, I developed the "itch" for a new bird gun. Well, maybe not new but---. And the story began and ends.
In the late 80's Remington had its 870 Wingmaster offered for sale with a...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-16-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,924
Posted By headhunter
I guess if I were lookin', I'd go to "Armslist"...

I guess if I were lookin', I'd go to "Armslist" and there is a dealer selling a standard 10-.22 for $225 and a little later there is one selling a 10-.22 stainless for about $265 . When I could...
Firearms Forum: Minnesota Gun Forum 12-23-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By headhunter
A short boring history: Mn law of yesterday...

A short boring history:
Mn law of yesterday (early 70's) allowed the loaded handgun to be carried in a vehicle as long as it was in open sight. Then there was a change in law that allowed people to...
Firearms Forum: Minnesota Gun Forum 12-21-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By headhunter
I believe MN law allows for 6 suppressors, all...

I believe MN law allows for 6 suppressors, all for the DNR. Don't ya just love it?
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-21-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By headhunter
c3shooter did an admirable job in his response. ...

c3shooter did an admirable job in his response. The 5" bull barrel Ruger with adjustable sights , is accurate (so you know it's you goofing up and not the gun) you won't be embarrassed in any...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-21-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,756
Posted By headhunter
The biggest improvement in grips is anything that...

The biggest improvement in grips is anything that fills in the gap between the present grip and the trigger guard- even a grip adapter. I too love Smith revolvers, that said, with so much space my...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-16-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By headhunter
Good, keep shooting! There are two things I...

Good, keep shooting! There are two things I would have suggested before you moved yur sights. YOU are a better shot than you think and consistency would appear to be the problem -not sight...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By headhunter
An added thought, you can save a great deal- if...

An added thought, you can save a great deal- if you shoot a bit by using plated bullets. I've used Rainier and Barry's. The plating allows you to run your usual powder charges without the fouling...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By headhunter
The wife has hers, a .38 spl. 2" with a Crimson...

The wife has hers, a .38 spl. 2" with a Crimson Trace laser. I too have one, a 3" adjustable sight model in .357 caliber. They "disappear" right nice when carried and leave one with a very...
Firearms Forum: Minnesota Gun Forum 11-28-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By headhunter
where's the beef?

I saw the DNR's finincial report on line. Being a little curious I wanted to see how much Pitman Robertson money MN receives and how it is spent. The PR money is from a federal tax on firearms and...
Firearms Forum: Firearm's Industry 11-28-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,917
Posted By headhunter
Heck with it. I want a 4" Woodsman! What a...

Heck with it. I want a 4" Woodsman! What a beautiful pistol.
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 11-28-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,629
Posted By headhunter
Being into the 60+ group, I find myself grabbing...

Being into the 60+ group, I find myself grabbing the Ruger Mini when I want something larger than a .22 RF and smaller than a deer/elk rifle. All I can figure is that it is closer to my other rifles...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 11-03-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,017
Posted By headhunter
If you are looking for a rugged handgun that will...

If you are looking for a rugged handgun that will be carried - belt or shoulder rig it is hard to find a better revolver. The ss is great! People tend to forget about "weight" when purchasing a new...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-03-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,756
Posted By headhunter
For home or woods, you'll catch me with a Smith...

For home or woods, you'll catch me with a Smith 60 3" or a Ruger 4.2" 101. Both five shooters in .357 mag with adjustable sights.
Into town or traveling there will be a Ruger SR9c with night...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 11-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,319
Posted By headhunter
I started with a 6 1/2" 29 and thought things...

I started with a 6 1/2" 29 and thought things couldn't get better. Then they came out with a SS 629, and I ended up with a 6". Somehow I found myself shooting steel and I was having problems with...
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