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11-17-2011

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01-13-2015 11:54 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Been shooting since I was 4 or 5, hunting since about 8. Competed in 200 yard handgun sillouette, and 1000 yard rifle, trying to get into large bore black powder cartridge [.50-70 or .50-90 maybe?]. Hunted from Virginiia to Georgia to Montana.
  • Virginia
  • Guns, Dogs, ResHeads, Cameras- but, not necessarily always in that order!
  • Gun Crank & Photographer

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  • Posted in thread: For older folks - licensing and gun ownership in the old days? on 01-12-2015 at 12:09 AM
    This isn't directly on topic, but close...I don't know if I qualify, being only 56, but I can
    tell you that in public school in northern Virginia in the 1970's, we had a rifle team in most,
    if not all...

  • Posted in thread: Open Carry Desensitizes People to Seeing Firearms on 01-11-2015 at 11:50 PM
    For everyone who chooses to open carry, I have one question and a word of warning: Q: If
    someone comes in and is prepared to be a bad guy, who is going to be the first to get shot?A:
    Anyone who choose...

  • Posted in thread: .308 vs 30-06 on 04-01-2013 at 01:24 AM
    The 7mm mag leaves both for dead. Im a huge fan of the 7mm ultra. My mulie, an elk rifle is a
    7mm ultra, carbon one custom, NF scope, shootin good ol berger vld. Nasty on crittersMay be,
    but unless y...

  • Posted in thread: .308 vs 30-06 on 03-25-2013 at 01:22 AM
    The government has bought literally billions of dollars worth of ammo for multiple firearm
    types, more than they could use up if they shot everyone three times. There will be surplus. We
    are getting o...

  • Posted in thread: .308 vs 30-06 on 03-22-2013 at 07:51 PM
    I have hunted with both [actually all three: .308 Win, .30 Gov't 1906, and 7.62 NATO] for the
    best part of 47 years, and there is no appreciable difference, with one exception: As a rule,
    both cartrid...

  • Posted in thread: Puppy help on 11-25-2012 at 10:34 PM
    Amen.it's not retarded. It is a very young puppy. Many breeders won't let a puppy go that
    young. He is way to young to expect to be potty trained. Beagles, along with many of the scent
    hounds, are par...

  • Posted in thread: MyGunDB Giveaway! on 07-16-2012 at 12:24 AM
    Count me in, I would love to have the full boat! [I am already a Life Member of NRA, so if I
    win can I give that to someone else on Firearms Talk??]Thanks!!

  • Posted in thread: FN 49 Scope Mounts? on 11-18-2011 at 05:17 PM
    Yea, all the inmfo I have is that quality mounts have not been made since 1960~1980, and you
    can get a very expensive half of a mount that you cannot use. Almost all posts I have
    encountered are 4~6 y...

  • Posted in thread: FN 49 Scope Mounts? on 11-17-2011 at 07:48 PM
    I have been loking for an original FN-49 scope mount since 1986, and any GOOD mount for over 10
    years. I finally managed to borrow one from a friend and had a mechanical engineer render a 3D
    .stg file...

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July 15, 2012  •  08:45 PM
Sandy Hook trials in the 1890s'; .4570 and 577-.450 Martini fired at 3,400 yards, yes, that IS 1.9 miles!!
 
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