Guns • Re: Got a favorite bolt rifle?

January 21, 2017 orangetom1999 0

After swearing off going to the gun shows for awhile..I was asked to go to this recent one with a friend who was looking for a Mauser Bolt action rifle in 8 x 57 mm calibration.

So I went with him and bought two pounds of Bullseye powder…a brick of large pistol primers, two speed loaders for a GP 100 revolver, and two spare AK magazines.

We found some WW2 type Mausers but I was not that impressed with the condition of them. However..I do know that the 8mm x 57mm cartridge is a suitably powerful cartridge for this continent and the rifles in good condition are a shooter in capable hands.

The main problem I have with this calibration here stateside is the availability of ammo. You cannot get it anywhere as compared to 30.06 or .308 or even .270 which you can get at almost any country hardware store or Wally World. It is to me a simple matter of logistics….ammo availability.
I am still trying to talk him into considering this issue of commonly available ammo in his quest for a rifle. And I do know that Mauser actions come in a whole host of commonly available calibers.

Now ….what I did see and verily admire at this gun show were several bolt actions which were obviously custom rifles from someone’s private collections. Many were Mauser actions custom fit for the shooter. The stock work was very fine wood…and even some of the bolts were custom made and fit. Some had a type of heavy duty spoon type bolt on them and even some engraved on the spoons…instead of the large bolt knob for which we are so accustomed in a bolt action rifle. Also some of them had double set triggers….something you seldom see on a bolt action rifle today.

It was a real treat to see such fine workmanship. However some of them were in not so regular calibers…257 Roberts….some kind of 9mm European Rifle caliber….etc.

I believe some of them were from someones estate sale as they had older style optics on them. But they were very fine examples of custom workman ship and some with very nice scroll work on them.

That alone made the trip worthwhile. I have no ambition to own such a fine piece of workmanship. I prefer a tool for which I would not be afraid to get it scuffed up out in the brush…or in harsh weather..etc.

But they were beautiful examples of custom workmanship. I greatly admire such fine workmanship.

Thanks,
Orangetom

Statistics: Posted by orangetom1999 — Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:19 pm


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Guns • Re: LaserLyte?

January 18, 2017 Cast Iron 0
Gunns wrote:

JC1 wrote:I got an ITarget for Christmas and love it. I can’t wait to see if it’ll help improve my shooting with live rounds. If nothing else it’s great entertainment (specially when the closest range is outdoor with 3 feet of snow.) :gunshooting:

Well I set up my itarget. The laser shoots high, I mean like 7 inches high. It is misaligned big time. Have to send it back. Dang.

Oh by the way, my shot groups in real life are just a bit low and left of center.

Could you post the link to their website?

I keep getting Target, like the retail store.

Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:31 pm


Guns • Re: LaserLyte?

January 18, 2017 Gunns 0
JC1 wrote:
I got an ITarget for Christmas and love it. I can’t wait to see if it’ll help improve my shooting with live rounds. If nothing else it’s great entertainment (specially when the closest range is outdoor with 3 feet of snow.) :gunshooting:

Well I set up my itarget. The laser shoots high, I mean like 7 inches high. It is misaligned big time. Have to send it back. Dang.

Oh by the way, my shot groups in real life are just a bit low and left of center.

Statistics: Posted by Gunns — Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:48 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 16, 2017 rebnavy1862 0
Mountain mama wrote:
I am having a cardio stress test on Wednesday. I had some symptoms while my hemoglobin was low. Maybe it will result in a cath and stent. I don’t want my chest cracked open. :(
Reb

Prayers for you Reb![/quote]
I have been given a stay of execution. My cardio stress test has been called off for a much later date until my hemoglobin problem is solved.
Hallelujah! I knew I would flunk it with the condition I am in now. It might have given false results. I’m just going to take it easy for a long while until I get better. Spring planting is a ways off.
Thanks everybody.
Reb

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Guns • Re: LaserLyte?

January 16, 2017 Cast Iron 0
JC1 wrote:
I made it to a range the other day. Maybe I was just having a good day but all of my groupings were really tight with my 22 and considerably tighter with my 9s. I’m definitely going to keep enjoying it.

Thank you for the feedback.

Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:02 am


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Guns • Re: LaserLyte?

January 16, 2017 JC1 0

I made it to a range the other day. Maybe I was just having a good day but all of my groupings were really tight with my 22 and considerably tighter with my 9s. I’m definitely going to keep enjoying it.

Statistics: Posted by JC1 — Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:28 pm


Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 15, 2017 Mountain mama 0

I am having a cardio stress test on Wednesday. I had some symptoms while my hemoglobin was low. Maybe it will result in a cath and stent. I don’t want my chest cracked open. :(
Reb[/quote]

Prayers for you Reb!

Statistics: Posted by Mountain mama — Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:20 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 15, 2017 rebnavy1862 0
rickdun wrote:
I knew what you met Reb, how the heck are ya, filling OK/better, hope so.

I am having a cardio stress test on Wednesday. I had some symptoms while my hemoglobin was low. Maybe it will result in a cath and stent. I don’t want my chest cracked open. :(
Reb

Statistics: Posted by rebnavy1862 — Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:45 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 14, 2017 rebnavy1862 0
rickdun wrote:

rebnavy1862 wrote:The free booze is no problem. But, the last part is just plain asking too much.
Reb

What the AR-10/15 or Raymac or Swamp, am I missing something Reb.

PS.

Statistics: Posted by rebnavy1862 — Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:49 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 14, 2017 rickdun 0
rebnavy1862 wrote:
The free booze is no problem. But, the last part is just plain asking too much.
Reb

What the AR-10/15 or Raymac or Swamp, am I missing something Reb.

Statistics: Posted by rickdun — Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:46 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 14, 2017 rebnavy1862 0
rickdun wrote:

oldasrocks wrote:

cacheman wrote:I read somewhere that an anonymous source said all products produced in Mexico that are exported anywhere in world through the canal would be subject to a 25% tax, Trump said “Mexico will pay for the canal”.

Only 25%? I heard 47%. Plus he is taxing all moneys sent home from Mexicans here 92%.

All the above + AR-10/15 and all the ammo you can carry + 5 gallon of Reb’s booze, all free, but you have to live in Swamp’s or RayMac’s area and you have to take in PatrioticStabler and her family.

The free booze is no problem. But, the last part is just plain asking too much.
Reb

Statistics: Posted by rebnavy1862 — Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:43 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 14, 2017 rickdun 0
oldasrocks wrote:

cacheman wrote:I read somewhere that an anonymous source said all products produced in Mexico that are exported anywhere in world through the canal would be subject to a 25% tax, Trump said “Mexico will pay for the canal”.

Only 25%? I heard 47%. Plus he is taxing all moneys sent home from Mexicans here 92%.

All the above + AR-10/15 and all the ammo you can carry + 5 gallon of Reb’s booze, all free, but you have to live in Swamp’s or RayMac’s area and you have to take in PatrioticStabler and her family.

Statistics: Posted by rickdun — Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:10 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 14, 2017 oldasrocks 0
cacheman wrote:
I read somewhere that an anonymous source said all products produced in Mexico that are exported anywhere in world through the canal would be subject to a 25% tax, Trump said “Mexico will pay for the canal”.

Only 25%? I heard 47%. Plus he is taxing all moneys sent home from Mexicans here 92%.

Statistics: Posted by oldasrocks — Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:59 pm


Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 14, 2017 cacheman 0

I read somewhere that an anonymous source said all products produced in Mexico that are exported anywhere in world through the canal would be subject to a 25% tax, Trump said “Mexico will pay for the canal”.

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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 14, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

I thought it was a fake story – and a bad joke – Steve Harvey was supposedly summoned by Trump to discuss black relations – with his history of racism against whites and now more recently asians – it had to be a joke ….

nope ….

Statistics: Posted by Illini Warrior — Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:31 am


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 14, 2017 Dirk Williams 0

We get zero Intel from MSM, they are incapable of the truth. A small case in point, assuming you all heard the reports of the Arizona State trooper who was shot in the arm, and was being beaten to,death earlier this week.

The facts are a good citizen stopped and assisted, by shooting the bad guy to death before the trooper was killed.

Our local news reported the story, but was less then honest, when they failed to point out that it was a citizen who using a legal firearm saved the troopers life, by shooting the suspect, who refused to,quit beating the trooper. Didn’t meet their narrative.

These organizations are their own worst enemies, they didn’t lie, they just didn’t tell the truth.
I hope and pray that a sort of ” truth in media” standard is placed, with deep accountability for dishonest, fake news.

Make an example out of these reporters, disgrace them, make them irrelevant, and fine the parent organizations for their duplicity.

Although I’ve known this for years, Sal Alinsky’s ” rules for radicals” works both ways.

Rule number 7? Is attack the individual, which is weaker then the orginization. In this,application bring heat on the specific reporter, enough, they change or their,gone.

Dirk

Statistics: Posted by Dirk Williams — Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:14 am


Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 14, 2017 Cast Iron 0

We laugh about it.

But the Fake News phenomena is real.

MSM wants only them to be The newsource.

Do not pay attention to the alternative media.

Do not think for yourself.

They, MSM, are the only keepers of the Ministry of Truth.

Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:27 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 14, 2017 oldasrocks 0

So everyone spread the rumor far and wide and let’s see where it ends up. Plug it into every Forum and mail it to everyone you know. Put it on Face book. They believe crazier things. All you have to say is you heard that rumor and it might have some truth.

Statistics: Posted by oldasrocks — Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:24 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 13, 2017 rebnavy1862 0
oldasrocks wrote:
We should start sending a few fake news stories around to counter balance the other fake ones.

I heard that President Trump has decided to dig a canal from east to west on the border. That way it would be paid for by charging ships passage. As the Atlantic is about 20 ft lower than the Pacific the current would be too fast for people to swim it.

Once it is dug shallow the current would finish washing it out to a decent depth. On the plus side it would stop all global warming and give the earth better balance. Parts of californicate would be flooded in the process thereby flushing it out.

Sounds good to me.
Reb

Statistics: Posted by rebnavy1862 — Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:38 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 13, 2017 rebnavy1862 0
oldasrocks wrote:
We should start sending a few fake news stories around to counter balance the other fake ones.

I heard that President Trump has decided to dig a canal from east to west on the border. That way it would be paid for by charging ships passage. As the Atlantic is about 20 ft lower than the Pacific the current would be too fast for people to swim it.

Once it is dug shallow the current would finish washing it out to a decent depth. On the plus side it would stop all global warming and give the earth better balance. Parts of californicate would be flooded in the process thereby flushing it out.

Sounds good to me.
Reb

Statistics: Posted by rebnavy1862 — Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:38 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 13, 2017 Mountain mama 0
oldasrocks wrote:
We should start sending a few fake news stories around to counter balance the other fake ones.

I heard that President Trump has decided to dig a canal from east to west on the border. That way it would be paid for by charging ships passage. As the Atlantic is about 20 ft lower than the Pacific the current would be too fast for people to swim it.

Once it is dug shallow the current would finish washing it out to a decent depth. On the plus side it would stop all global warming and give the earth better balance. Parts of californicate would be flooded in the process thereby flushing it out.

This is too funny! Love it!

Statistics: Posted by Mountain mama — Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:11 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 13, 2017 Mountain mama 0
oldasrocks wrote:
We should start sending a few fake news stories around to counter balance the other fake ones.

I heard that President Trump has decided to dig a canal from east to west on the border. That way it would be paid for by charging ships passage. As the Atlantic is about 20 ft lower than the Pacific the current would be too fast for people to swim it.

Once it is dug shallow the current would finish washing it out to a decent depth. On the plus side it would stop all global warming and give the earth better balance. Parts of californicate would be flooded in the process thereby flushing it out.

This is too funny! Love it!

Statistics: Posted by Mountain mama — Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:11 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 13, 2017 oldasrocks 0

We should start sending a few fake news stories around to counter balance the other fake ones.

I heard that President Trump has decided to dig a canal from east to west on the border. That way it would be paid for by charging ships passage. As the Atlantic is about 20 ft lower than the Pacific the current would be too fast for people to swim it.

Once it is dug shallow the current would finish washing it out to a decent depth. On the plus side it would stop all global warming and give the earth better balance. Parts of californicate would be flooded in the process thereby flushing it out.

Statistics: Posted by oldasrocks — Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:14 pm


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Guns • Re: New fake news story

January 13, 2017 oldasrocks 0

We should start sending a few fake news stories around to counter balance the other fake ones.

I heard that President Trump has decided to dig a canal from east to west on the border. That way it would be paid for by charging ships passage. As the Atlantic is about 20 ft lower than the Pacific the current would be too fast for people to swim it.

Once it is dug shallow the current would finish washing it out to a decent depth. On the plus side it would stop all global warming and give the earth better balance. Parts of californicate would be flooded in the process thereby flushing it out.

Statistics: Posted by oldasrocks — Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:14 pm


How Concealed Carry Policies Can Keep You and Your Employees Safe

December 30, 2016 Guest Author 0

Unfortunately, in today’s society, there are times you may be confronted with violence at work, as illustrated by incidents such as the on-air shooting of reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward, the San Bernardino shooting and the Orlando nightclub shooting. An average of 551 workers a year are killed as a result of workplace-related […]

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