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Posted in thread: Western field 30-30 on 03-20-2016 at 05:29 AM
I also have a Westernfield 30.30 mod 740-A .It was manufactured by Marlin for Montgomery Ward
in 1964. My dad bought it for me in 1965, my first rifle. Still have it today. It is
essentially a Marlin ...
Posted in thread: Rare Marlin? on 03-14-2016 at 05:14 PM
I've recently acquired an 1894s lever action .44 mag Marlin with a 16" barrel. It is stamped on
the barrel "Marlin Limited". According to the serial no., it was manufactured in 1996. There is
Posted in thread: What type of ammo ? on 02-17-2016 at 09:35 PM
Thanks, guys for your reply. My loads have been in the 785 to 840 fps, so I guess I'll stick to
that when I do the conversion.
Posted in thread: What type of ammo ? on 02-16-2016 at 10:19 PM
I have a Uberti 1858 Remington New Army, and am thinking of getting a conversion cylinder to
allow using center fire .45 cal ammo.I have a Ruger New Vaquero .45 Colt, and I reload for it.
I have been ...
Posted in thread: Trap is a gas on 11-15-2012 at 04:21 AM
I just got into trap this year. I had shot skeet a few times 30 yrs ago, but just never got
into it. Now, being retired, I have time to do more things. My friend, also retired, invited me
to go shoot ...
Posted in thread: .45 acp and 200 gr. SWC loading on 11-15-2012 at 03:30 AM
If you are going to load SWC,s in .45 acp remember to leave a small shoulder on the bullet or
it will not cycle in the Auto. I found this out the hard way! Good luck reloading. I am so glad
Posted in thread: Trap Shooters ? on 06-07-2012 at 06:05 PM
Yeah, some people have problems w skeet shooting. Picking your head up or failure to keep the
barrel moving are very common. Good equipment makes the job easier and great equipment is a joy
Posted in thread: Trap Shooters ? on 06-05-2012 at 04:49 AM
A fellow retiree and I recently did some trap shooting, he used to shoot years ago, and I'm
just learning. I did shoot a few rds of skeet many yrs ago, but not trap. To make long story
shorter, we've ...
Posted in thread: Ruger SR1911 or Springfield Champion? on 02-05-2012 at 10:16 PM
For what it's worth, I have the Ruger 1911,( took me months to finally get one), and my son has
the Springfield "loaded" model. He's never had a ftf or any problems with it. I just took the
Ruger out ...
Posted in thread: Favorite breakfast..... on 06-28-2011 at 03:54 AM
Bacon, eggs, hashbrowns, biscuit, and sausage all Smouthered in 2# of white sausage
gravy.Believe it or not, that's exactly what I had Saturday morning. I had to fast Fri night so
I could go for blood...