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Posted in thread: Although I appreciate Ruger's autoloaders... on 07-04-2016 at 02:18 AM
I don't like the way the action works in their single action revolvers. Having said that I
wouldn't mind having another single six but I wont have another Ruger SA
Posted in thread: Although I appreciate Ruger's autoloaders... on 06-30-2016 at 01:07 AM
I reckon you'd say I was a Ruger enthusiast. Bought this .357 Magnum Three Screw Flat Top back
in 1958: my Super Blackhawks I've garnered over the years: Three Screw models: .44 Special
goes where ...
Posted in thread: Geezer Test on 06-01-2016 at 10:46 PM
Actually yes. There were sub-compact sized ones (like 4" long) and others ranging up towards
the 10" one C3 mentioned. I'm sure there were longer than 10" slide rules, but I have no pics
to prove it, ...
Posted in thread: Geezer Test on 06-01-2016 at 10:45 PM
I remember Civil War era cannon, those shaped like an emphoria, in a park in Memphis. We went
there one day and they were gone. My Dad said they "went to the War effort."I had visions of
those old gun...
Posted in thread: Geezer Test on 06-01-2016 at 06:52 PM
If you never played with a vac-u-form, you're not old enough.I never played with a Vac-U-From.
Didn't have them in my day. Did have a Daisy Red Ryder, though. And yeah, my Mother said,
"You'll put you...
Posted in thread: Ruger Blackhawk sight replacement on 04-16-2016 at 02:09 AM
I have seen peep sights advertised for Ruger Blackhawks, but never really considered one. I
have upgraded a couple of my Rugers with Millett and Gary Reeder rear sights. But I retained
the Patridge st...
Posted in thread: Colt Army Navy Modern Revolver Double Action on 03-27-2016 at 12:11 AM
This touches on a peeve of mine regarding 'Cartridges of the World.' From the dawn of
cartridges through about 1980 pistol and ammunition makers were fond of sticking their own name
on already existin...
Posted in thread: Colt Army Navy Modern Revolver Double Action on 03-26-2016 at 04:25 PM
And those grips appear to be Catalin, a phenolic resin similar to Bakelite. This was an early
"plastic" developed for, I believe, dental use.The grips John Wayne favored on his six shooters
Posted in thread: Colt Army Navy Modern Revolver Double Action on 03-26-2016 at 04:20 PM
That is a Colt New Service. The early Colt .38-40 heeled bullet and bore dimensions were the
same as the .41 Long Colt. The .38-40 heeled was actually a .40-40 caliber. Colt later reduced
the .38-40 t...
Posted in thread: Cowboy shooting on 03-13-2016 at 01:56 PM
tinbucket:I'm not into that SASS type of shooting, but am a handgunner so do shoot some. First
of all, any of the Single Action imports will easily handle 2,000 rounds of ammunition. But for