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    Pistol Silhouette shooters used to use it to cool...

    Pistol Silhouette shooters used to use it to cool the barrels down on the 7mm TCU's and such between strings of fire. A spray bottle and a couple of squirts between the 10 round banks of targets kept...
  2. Thread: Sharps Rifles

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    I have a Shiloh Sharps that I bought a few years...

    I have a Shiloh Sharps that I bought a few years back. It is a Creedmore Target in 45-70 with 30" bbl and all the goodies. It is absolutely peach in every way and shoots like sin. They claim any of...
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    I believe the secret to curing the virus is, as...

    I believe the secret to curing the virus is, as Robins Williams said in his Broadway comedy, it is in Keith Richard's . As Robin said, "we may all be dead on gone but Keith Richard's will be here...
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    Herrett's gunstocks

    I heard a rumour that Herrett's Gunstocks is closing down. Has anyone else heard such. If it is true, very sad, I was always so pleased when I got my order from because they were just peach.
  5. I will second on the Mon Ami. Oak Harbour Hotel...

    I will second on the Mon Ami. Oak Harbour Hotel with the all you can eat seafood Friday nite used to be real popular as well. Aw, the good old days, a hut, no AC and hotter than hell with humidity in...
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    Too small a bullet diameter for the throats. Size...

    Too small a bullet diameter for the throats. Size your bullets or get store bought ones as close to the throat diameter as you can. The blowby of the burning powder is melting the base of the bullets...
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    I always wanted a Python but thought they where...

    I always wanted a Python but thought they where way too much money. Bought a S&W model 66, good but not a Python, traded the 66 for a 586 when they came out, better , but still not a Python. Finally...
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    Probably happening because the cylinder throats...

    Probably happening because the cylinder throats are most likely about .456 and the bullets are .452 so the powder is cutting around the base of the bullets on their way to the forcing cone and...
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    Poll: SAA in the 44 Special. A 240 gr RN at 600 fps for...

    SAA in the 44 Special. A 240 gr RN at 600 fps for the little fellers, 260 SWC 1200 fps for the ones that can hurt you.Or anywhere in between . No mag to loose and no jammies.
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    Lanny Bassham, Olympic Gold and Silver champion...

    Lanny Bassham, Olympic Gold and Silver champion said it best " practise doesn't make perfect , perfect practice makes perfect" . If you practice a lot but you are still doing it wrong, you just get...
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    Trigger control, squeeze it, don't pull it. The...

    Trigger control, squeeze it, don't pull it. The single most important thing of shooting anything. Try shooting with no ammo and see if the gun stays put when the shot breaks or is it being pilled to...
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    Of the over 100 new S&W's I have owned, the 2, 4"...

    Of the over 100 new S&W's I have owned, the 2, 4" model 57's were the best with a pair of 6" 57's next and a 8 3/8" 657 that I had cut to 6 1/2" with no front sight , 11 degree crown and a Leupold 4...
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    I wouldn't be using either measure for black...

    I wouldn't be using either measure for black powder unless you want some excitement . If you will note on the Lyman and others website the blackpowder measures are with brass cylinders and aluminum...
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    I might end up with "made in China,...

    I might end up with "made in China, India,Korea,Italy, etc " on a shirt, shoes , etc., I own, but not if I can find one made in North America , but I will be DAMNED if I will ever have that on my...
  15. If I had a cell phone, I would gladly post some...

    If I had a cell phone, I would gladly post some pics. I am as stuck in my ways as a SAA. No phone, no computer at home, no TV, no newspapers. I shoot and reload. And at 62 very unlikely to change my...
  16. I ordered a Colt from the Custom Shop a few years...

    I ordered a Colt from the Custom Shop a few years back , blackpowder frame, custom 6.5" bbl, full royal blue,chamfered cylinder, rosewood stocks, bullseye extractor , wide target hammer.Looks and...
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    My Les Baer Custom 45's, one hand 20 yards, iron...

    My Les Baer Custom 45's, one hand 20 yards, iron sights and you can cover the group with a 2oz shotglass. Done up with Herrett's smooth exhibition grade stocks. Just love em.
  18. I got one in 2017 that I ordered in 2014.

    I got one in 2017 that I ordered in 2014.
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    To each their own. I ordered one from the Custom...

    To each their own. I ordered one from the Custom Shop a few years back and had a 6 1/2" done right up and with the full Royal Blue .When it is polished up with Renaissance Wax it is stunning. The CCH...
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    Delhi Small Arms in Delhi Ontario, Canada. Nick...

    Delhi Small Arms in Delhi Ontario, Canada. Nick Keba was the owner, just him and his wife ran the store. Top notch gunsmith, fixed it once and it was right . Trigger jobs to die for, rifles built,...
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    I used to use carbide dies but have recently went...

    I used to use carbide dies but have recently went back to steel sizer dies on all my revolver cartridges. They don't swage the base down as much so they fit the chamber better. The steel dies are cut...
  22. Thread: Ears

    by coltbell
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    I use a pair of custom moulded earplugs ,a nice...

    I use a pair of custom moulded earplugs ,a nice lady , I believe from Texas, made for me at Camp Perry. I hardly know their in and a set of light muffs over really make it nice. The less you hear ,...
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    I had a similar experience with a gentleman down...

    I had a similar experience with a gentleman down rating my 1911 against his plastic wonder.I said "lets put up a target at 50 yards and go at it one hand ", my group I could cover with my hand and...
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    I take some old fired cases, resize them ,drill...

    I take some old fired cases, resize them ,drill out the flash holes, put the right crimp on for the specific cartridge (roll/taper) and the fill them from the mouth end with silicone(bathroom tub and...
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    A while back I saw an an almost new sportbike for...

    A while back I saw an an almost new sportbike for sale in the Autotrader, the caption with the ad read " apparently, do what ever you want , doesn't mean what I thought it meant". He hadn't learned...
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