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Posted in thread: Manufacturer identification of old colt dragoon replica?? on 07-15-2010 at 01:23 PM
An auction in August has an old percussion breechloader. Best description is a falling block
type action, about 50-55 caliber. Overall size is about like 1873 Springfield carbine. Breach
block is hing...
Posted in thread: Wife Convincing? on 07-11-2010 at 12:26 AM
You need a pistol for self defence, another for practice, one in the truck in the glove box,
and a good shotgun and rifle in the gunrack in your pickup, A nice light shotgun for grouse and
an old one ...
Posted in thread: I have another question for anyone who will help me to go along with my riflequestion on 07-11-2010 at 12:12 AM
rs ago in Pa. we had a jim dandy opening day for deer season. Freezing rain, snow, wind
etc.etc. Everyone 's scopes fogged up, EXCEPT Leupold. For a long time, hunters refused to buy
anything else. I'...
Posted in thread: Second Amendment applied to all cities and states on 06-30-2010 at 11:49 PM
You're totally correct and to the point. As you are aware, there are those who insist the
"Militia" is now the National Guard. A completely erronious interpretation of the term.
Posted in thread: Second Amendment applied to all cities and states on 06-30-2010 at 09:49 PM
The Second amendment says "A well regulated MILITIA". Many anti-gun people claim that refers to
today's National Guard. However in the Constitution of many early States, the MILITIA is
defined as ever...
Posted in thread: handguard on a survival knife necessary? on 06-27-2010 at 10:54 PM
The basic use for the knife "guard" is to keep your hand from slipping onto the blade when
you're cutting, especially on the forward stroke. Hands get wet, greasy etc, and can slip
without some sort o...
Posted in thread: 243 win vs 270 win on 06-19-2010 at 09:41 PM
For elk I prefer the heavier bullets for my 30/06. However between the .270 and .243, use the
.270. One aimed shot= meat in the pot!
Posted in thread: whirley on 05-20-2010 at 09:45 AM
No prefix, just 5 digits under the slide and a little ahead of the walnut grip on the right
side beginning with 8. There is no finish left, however under the grips it's black. I can't
find any referen...
Posted in thread: whirley on 05-19-2010 at 09:05 PM
What is it?? I have a M1911 Colt in .45 caliber that my uncle purchased and took to France in
1917. The left side of the slide says "Patented April 20, 1897, Sept. 9, 1902, Dec. 19, 1905,
Feb 14, 1911...
Posted in thread: Who else carries at church? on 04-12-2010 at 03:42 PM
Leaving your ccw at home is the same as leaving all the lifejackets in the boathouse when you
go sailing! You just never know when you'll need it!