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  • I was born when quite young. Since then I have become older.
  • Hastings,Nebraska
  • Shooting, obviously; and most things related. Also Theology, Cosmology, and detecting fraud.
  • Retired Federal Lawman and itinerant Southern Baptist Preacher; semi retired gunfighter.


  • Posted in thread: Info on Inherited Rifle? on 08-08-2017 at 08:58 PM
    Regarding collector value: Collectors - I am one such creature - seek for specific types of old
    firearms which have been never fired, dropped, altered, handled and kept by a museum curator in
    the orig...

  • Posted in thread: Shotgun reloads with rifle propellant. on 07-13-2017 at 02:01 AM
    Without hijacking the thread, what is the outcome of using rifle powder in a pistol caliber? Is
    it possible, not recommended or what? Obviously the charge quantity would be a trial and error
    process b...

  • Posted in thread: Hollywood press on 07-13-2017 at 01:51 AM
    I met a guy at a gun show in PDSR California who refurbished and sold Hollywood presses. Of
    course I don't have his name or number anymore. He may be on line somewhere. All the info or
    brilliance I ha...

  • Posted in thread: 7.5x53.5 for 1889 Schmidt Rubin on 07-13-2017 at 01:43 AM
    Elfmdl, according to Cartridges of the World, the original loading for the 1889 rifle was a
    paper patched 213 grain bullet at 1970 fps. Seemingly used the same cartridge case, but no
    loading data acco...

  • Posted in thread: Shotgun reloads with rifle propellant. on 06-12-2017 at 11:36 PM
    Here's the problem: The ONLY difference between 'pistol', 'shotgun' and 'rifle' powders is the
    specific burning rate of the powder in question. Depending on the sectional density of the
    bullet and the...

  • Posted in thread: Are .223/5.56 easy on a Dillon 650? on 06-12-2017 at 11:23 PM
    I plan on 9mm and .45ACP but am curious if the .223/5.56 work well on this progressive?I do not
    load .223/5.56, but I do load rifle calibers from .22 Hornet' to .35 Whelen on an XL 650. I do
    have to b...

  • Posted in thread: Motivational Humor on 06-12-2017 at 06:27 PM
    Referencing photo with caption, "That's why I use a spotter."Mark me down as "in favor".

  • Posted in thread: Fresno, California Home Invasion on 06-12-2017 at 06:16 PM
    I'll wait for more details. Much of the aftermath will depend on the nature of the invasion and
    from where the AR-15 (if such it was) was obtained and when. AR-15 rifles have been illegal in
    P.D.S.R. ...

  • Posted in thread: Ammo type? on 05-29-2017 at 08:24 PM
    Lena, is that the young lady that lost a leg to a mine?Boooooooo!

  • Posted in thread: Ammo ID on 05-29-2017 at 08:22 PM
    Mr. Rau. .303 British is 'officially' .311 inch in diameter. As mentioned, the actual bore
    diameters do vary within tolerances (the Brits made that family of rifles from the 1890s to the
    early 1950s);...

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