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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 07-19-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Collectable guns are worth what someone will pay...

Collectable guns are worth what someone will pay for it. Guns like this are not particularly prized for self-defense.

Of course, more original bluing left means 'better condition' and means more...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-13-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 702
Posted By OldManMontgomery
My two favorites are "Baton Rouge, Louisiana" and...

My two favorites are "Baton Rouge, Louisiana" and "Boca Raton, Florida".

Literally translated they mean Red Stick and Mouse Mouth respectively. No. I have no idea.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-13-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By OldManMontgomery
What you cannot see: All the Basque made...

What you cannot see:

All the Basque made (Spanish) pistols had some sketchy metallurgy. They were made pretty well - usually copies of decent European or American revolvers - but the metal didn't...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 07-13-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Do you have a suspicion of which model it may be?...

Do you have a suspicion of which model it may be?

Sauer and Sohn made at least two different pistols in 7.65mm (.32 ACP). I think - emphasis 'think' - the common one from the NAZI era was the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-08-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 481
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Probably the simplest approach is to obtain a...

Probably the simplest approach is to obtain a decent loading manual and follow the directions.

F'rinstance, Lyman #49 has 'light loads' for cast lead bullets - one can get cast bullets from any...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-01-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 983
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Between collecting guns, reloading, rebuilding my...

Between collecting guns, reloading, rebuilding my house and ex-wives, my hobbies are all non-expense sorts.

So I study Theology (Christian), Comparative religions, and Cosmology. And - oddly...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-30-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Ah! I understand your logic. What you are not...

Ah! I understand your logic. What you are not considering is the expansion rate of the arm involved.

Expansion rate is the ratio between the internal volume of the loaded round (after being...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-30-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 778
Posted By OldManMontgomery
It is more correct to say the original .357...

It is more correct to say the original .357 Magnum revolver and ammunition combination was ADVERTISED at 1500 fps muzzle velocity.

Chronographs were far sketchier in 1935 and not quite as...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-17-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By OldManMontgomery
You could be a bit more exact in the statement of...

You could be a bit more exact in the statement of your question. hmh.

I'm guessing you are asking: "Is it possible to load .300 Blackout ammunition with bullets between 200 to 230 grains using...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 05-29-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,202
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Just for the record, Bill Jordan once spilled the...

Just for the record, Bill Jordan once spilled the beans that Skeeter Skelton and all his stories were the work of Jughead Johnson. Dobe Grant proof read the basic writing and corrected the spelling....
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-16-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,379
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Yes. I remember that article, pretty sure it was...

Yes. I remember that article, pretty sure it was in Shooting Times and I think a man named Lee Echols was involved.

It started out as a 'mythbuster' sort of experiment based on the Lone Ranger....
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 04-24-2016, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Ninjatoth (is that a Japanese-Egyptian?) (never...

Ninjatoth (is that a Japanese-Egyptian?) (never mind) ask yourself this question: Does completion of the USCCA or NRA training satisfy the law in Michigan to procure your state carry license? If it...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 04-24-2016, 03:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By OldManMontgomery
My 'bias'...

I'll leave you alone with Kathy. I don't think I know either of you, so I'll just stay out of that part.

However; I am not sure of your initial post and question.

Are you looking for a basic...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 04-24-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Pard, that hurt to watch!

Pard, that hurt to watch!
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 04-24-2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Perhaps this should accompany the 'Another Darwin...

Perhaps this should accompany the 'Another Darwin Candidate?' thread?

To be somewhat serious, I'm sorry for the man in question. However, that doesn't remove his rather grievous error of putting...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 04-24-2016, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Rocket powered skateboard. Without reading...

Rocket powered skateboard.

Without reading anything more (the article in this case) I can see a problem. This is too bad. I'm sorry for the kid, the others involved - one suspects he didn't do...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-05-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Could be a little more 'G' rated, but it was...

Could be a little more 'G' rated, but it was funny.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-05-2016, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By OldManMontgomery
The Ackley Improved concept was the cutting edge...

The Ackley Improved concept was the cutting edge at the time. With a slightly improved interior volume and slightly higher pressures, one obtained a fairly decent velocity increase. However, that...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 03-06-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Those are neat old rifles. Originally a rimfire,...

Those are neat old rifles. Originally a rimfire, later there was a centerfire round as well (some rifles converted to to a 'adjustable' system to use both). The round is identified as "11.7 x 51R"...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-12-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Fired a shoulder mounted arm - of any kind -...

Fired a shoulder mounted arm - of any kind - feels 'goofy' to me with one hand. Unless I'm carrying the money bag or pushing a kid behind me. (It still feels 'goofy', but I have a reason for doing...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 02-12-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By OldManMontgomery
I retired from Federal law enforcement after...

I retired from Federal law enforcement after twenty-eight years. I shot many disciplines, including PPC.

I agree with you. There are no end of infractions, gaffes, foibles, distractions,...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 01-24-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,727
Posted By OldManMontgomery
As C3 said, probably between $300 - $600,...

As C3 said, probably between $300 - $600, depending. The HSc was first released in 1941, and if the story is correct about coming from a "German casualty", it sounds like was a marked, military...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 01-24-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Saman, Two hands at fifteen yards, slow fire, is...

Saman, Two hands at fifteen yards, slow fire, is a good indication of what the gun will do. The shooter has his (or her) own problems, but the gun is capable. Also, 32 ACP is not a real 'inspiring'...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-24-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,378
Posted By OldManMontgomery
When I was a teenager (the dinosaurs were...

When I was a teenager (the dinosaurs were starting to die off) adults - as now - didn't have any idea about me. So a couple Christmas' running I received enough 'Hai Karate' aftershave to waterproof...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-24-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,246
Views: 112,957
Posted By OldManMontgomery
James Boswell (1740 - 1795) "I have found...

James Boswell (1740 - 1795)

"I have found you an argument; I am not obliged to find you an understanding."
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