Last Activity:11-28-2010 7:30 PM
Posted in thread: Dumb Question RE Cap & Ball Revolver on 09-08-2010 at 10:39 PM
That's pretty much what I tried to tell him, aside from the legal issues. Regarding being out
in the sun too long, this is the Ozarks, and ...
Posted in thread: Dumb Question RE Cap & Ball Revolver on 09-08-2010 at 08:34 PM
I recently sold an old repro 1851 to a neighbor, and he asked me yesterday if he could load it
with bird shot for dove hunting. Other than the fact that the shot would probably foul up the
rifling, I ...
Posted in thread: Who uses 357 Magnum as their primary weapon? on 06-30-2010 at 12:16 AM
As mentioned before I carry (on self and in house) a .357 as my primary defense weapon.This
weekend I had the pleasure of shooting a Security Six once again. I have loved this handgun for
Posted in thread: Handgun stopping power- a bit confused on 06-08-2010 at 02:48 AM
I'm no master marksman, but I'm also not a big fan of the "spray until you're empty" theory. A
good friend of mine back in Alaska emptied his 12 gauge into a yearling bear that mock charged
him at the...
Posted in thread: Home made muzzle loader??? on 06-06-2010 at 04:09 PM
I guess a massive enough piece of metal with a hole bored in it would work reasonably well as a
smooth bore or shotgun.Anyone know where the dimensions of the inner bore of the barrel of a
Posted in thread: Handgun stopping power- a bit confused on 06-06-2010 at 12:01 AM
Not bad at all, even for eyes half that age. I'd sure prefer not to be on the receiving end.
Posted in thread: Who uses 357 Magnum as their primary weapon? on 06-05-2010 at 11:34 PM
It seems to be most of the time 9mm vs 40 vs 45...what happened with good old 357
Magnum..Wondering who here still relies on it as their primary carry/house gun...somehow I'm
growing a soft spot for m...
Posted in thread: Home made muzzle loader??? on 06-05-2010 at 04:39 PM
I'd trust a brass barrel before I'd trust a chunk of pipe. The pipe is probably from China, and
consists of melted Fords, soup cans and other miscellaneous unassayed material. I think the
Posted in thread: Howdy From the Ozarks on 06-05-2010 at 05:44 AM
Welcome to the FTF community. I think you'll fit right in. :cool:Thanks. I'll sure try to fit
in (although I'd sure like to discourage the idea of building shotguns from gas pipe). You
folks make a fe...
Posted in thread: Howdy From the Ozarks on 06-05-2010 at 05:41 AM
Well sir at least you covered all the bases.Don't call me "sir," please, sir. It makes an old
guy feel old. Maybe after another 20 years ...