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by waterman
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: Interesting Krag Ammo Reloading Ad 1900 era
Replies: 9
Views: 709

Re: Interesting Krag Ammo Reloading Ad 1900 era

Isn't that a Walter Hudson bullet?
by waterman
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Well, More Evidence This Mask Thing Is A Joke...
Replies: 16
Views: 1668

Re: Well, More Evidence This Mask Thing Is A Joke...

<blockquote>My wife and I refuse to conform and wear a mask like Dewine in Ohio is ready to "mandate". She said someone has to start standing up and demanding individual rights and rally against govt control.<br /><br />You're right- desperate times...<br /><br />This is what we have train...
by waterman
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: I'm not paying ... reparations
Replies: 4
Views: 670

Re: I'm not paying ... reparations

Some of those who profited the most from slavery and the importation of Africans are the descendants of those slaves.  Compare their lives, educations, economic potential, standards of living, access to health care, access to retirement, etc., with their opposite numbers, descendants of those w...
by waterman
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: gun sales
Replies: 7
Views: 845

Re: gun sales

<blockquote>Last year I began a process that has developed with the assistance an NRA RSO/Instructor and a lady in town who had enjoyed shooting many years previously. The two of them put the wheels in motion to revitalize an earlier ladies shooting group. The plan was to provide instruction and rei...
by waterman
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Krag Sights On Winchester
Replies: 3
Views: 1052

Re: Krag Sights On Winchester

<blockquote>Here is an article on a Winchester single shot musket set up to feel like a Krag rifle. It could be supplied threaded on the barrel to receive a Krag rear sight.<br /><br />
by waterman
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: U.S. Military 22 caliber rifles
Replies: 8
Views: 1383

Re: U.S. Military 22 caliber rifles

Is this Val?<br /><br />In discussing US Military 22 caliber Krags, differentiate between ordinary rifles fitted with Stevens-Pope barrels (high demand collectors items if in excellent condition) and the less desirable Gallery Practice Rifle (GPR).<br /><br />GPRs come with two types of barrels.&nbs...
by waterman
Sat May 30, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Coping with Quarantine
Replies: 273
Views: 18982

Re: Coping with Quarantine

<blockquote>So many shooting gadgets .... so little time!</blockquote><br /><br /> Sort of hard to tell from the pen & ink sketch, but are the rifles an 1893 Marlin and a Winchester 54?  My 54 in .30-30 looks a lot like that.<br /><br />And is the Krag in the weather station photo a rifle w...
by waterman
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: It's not often I ask fer hep
Replies: 7
Views: 1339

Re: It's not often I ask fer hep

I bought a picket rifle from Amoskeag in 2011.  It was advertised correctly, maybe I was the only bid.  Overall experience with Amoskeag was good.  If I was buying (too old now), I would do business with them again.  But I'm a pretty well informed buyer, only into things like pic...
by waterman
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: 2" gun cart
Replies: 9
Views: 1991

Re: 2" gun cart

Here behind the Redwood Curtain, we live in dairy country.  Those 4" guns don't pump water.
by waterman
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: Lever action 30-40 army
Replies: 36
Views: 2690

Re: Lever action 30-40 army

Some of the W-L that saw USMC service have modifications to the rear of the bolt.  There us a U-shaped piece of sheet-metal thickness steel that would protect the shooter if the striker were to be blown free. IIRC, it is spring steel and snaps into grooves machined into the rear of the body of ...