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Everything posted by owejia

  1. Things are changing around here also, hear more and more folks talking with a northern accent. Like to hear that slow southern drawl myself. Was talking to a waiter in one of the local restruants from NYC a while back and he said the first thing he done after moving here was purchase an AR-15.
  2. Had an accidental shooting back a couple of months ago, guy was placing his Henry 22 rifle in a corner with it on half cock,the discharged hit him in the neck, he survived the shot, Weakly County Sheriffs Investigation sent said rifle back to Henry mfg, they concluded that it was accidentally discharged because of safety issue.
  3. Back in my high school days had a 7 ft bamboo fly rod and learned how to cast by practicing in our front yard, learned how to cast and roll the line with no hook on the leader. Still have several fly rods but don't fish anymore. Always enjoyed catching shell crackers and big ole blue gill on those rubber legged popping bugs.
  4. owejia


    There are about a dozen listed on Gun Brokers now. Have one myself in 32 that just rests in my gun safe.
  5. People shoot 147 gr bullets in 9mm so yeah the 357 dia 125 gr bullets should interchange between 38 spl,357 mag,9mm,38 auto,,some of the lighter bullets, 95 gr can also be used in all of the above plus the 380 acp . Now I am referring to cast powder coated lead boolits that I use, not some solid brass bullets. As always start on the low end and work your way up with powder charges.
  6. Good luck with trying to win that argument, only way is to let your girl friend shoot from the hip and see what happens!!!
  7. Would think any competent gun smith should be able to do the job for you.
  8. Did not answer my question. How can you spread the virus if you don't have it?
  9. If you don't have the virus, how does your spittle cause someone else to catch it?
  10. Lets get serious, if covid 19 was really as deadly as proclaimed, do you think wearing a paper, cloth or make shift mask would be sufficient to stop it?
  11. Dealt with a smaller segment of the public, Owned my own business and my customers were hard working productive people that were very happy when my work got them back up and operating again. Only complaint I had about my customers was, should fix their problem "project" first even though others were ahead of them.
  12. Nothing new about this type of behavior. Remember an incident in a Fish and Chip shop in Newport News, Va when lived there back in the early 70's. That is why I could never work in retail sales, someone would get their jaws smacked.
  13. Take them bad boys and put a little lemon pepper and salt on them, the flavors will soak in while the charcoal is coming up to the white hot stage. Lay steak on right end of grill stick two pronged fork in left side and slowly drag across grill, flip over at end of dragging on left side insert prong on right side and slowly drag across grill remove let rest for 5 minutes and enjoy. Will be rare as steak is intended to be eaten. Have a good 4th
  14. owejia

    Good News

    Went over Sunday and helped them unload moving trailer and returned " Willie" granddaughters dog.. Different world from when was stationed there in 67-68. Too many people crammed in too small a place for me to be comfortable. Last time was on Ft. Campbell late 80's was looking at some equipment in one of their spot auctions . Just drove in the back gate off hwy 79. A lot of housing construction going on around and in Clarksville.
  15. Good luck with trying to enforce that!!!!!!!
  16. Only have a couple of 9mm Lugers, a P38 and a Charter Arms Pit Bull. Back when I got the P38 bought brass and jacketed bullet to reload, before got into casting. A lot of the 9mm ammo components are also used in loading .380 acp, 38 spl, 38 S&W, 357 mag, 38 Super. Cast, powder coat and size according to which caliber used. Most of the 95 gr thru 147 gr Truncated cone or round nose bullets will work in the P38 and can use round nose, wad cutters, tc, semi wad cutters in the Pit bull. Also load and shoot round balls in them. Casting and reloading allows many more loads that you cannot buy. You tweak each load until you find that sweet spot for them. Cheaper and a lot better than commercial ammo. Have a life time supply of brass, boolits, primers, and powder. Have several hundred pounds of lead to continue to cast and shoot. Also have a bullet trap to catch and recycle both jacketed and lead bullets. Once you get that initial expense of buying the reloading equipment, doesn't have to be a $1000 auto press, then all you need is to police your brass and replace expendable components to continue to shoot as much as you want too. The single stage Lee press is what I started with. Most straight walled brass can be reloaded until it splits, necked rifle brass and necked pistol brass will need to be annealed or it will get to be work hardened and split after just a few time reloading. You can also make and shoot shotshells in your 9mm by cutting .223 brass down or using the 9mm Mag brass. There will be no cheap commercial ammo until after the election and if Biden wins there will probably never be any cheap commercial ammunition again . Your guns are only wall hangers or clubs without ammo. Casting and reloading is only limited by your imagination as to what you can make, always keeping your safety in mind.
  17. owejia

    Good News

    Granddaughter graduated from AIT at Ft. Lenoardwood, Mo. on Wed. first duty station at FT. Campbell, Ky with the 716 MP Battalion, 101 St. Arbne Div. Air Assault. Will be arriving on Friday. One of my old duty stations, Proud grandfather.
  18. Been picking up more .224 dia bullets for my ar and bolt .223 guns when I find a good buy. Was thinking my HP38 powder was running out and after looking in my storage container have enough. Small rifle primers are hard to locate, seems everyone is sold out.
  19. What is Tn law on felons using black powder firearms? Was told by a sheriffs investagator they could use them under Federal law. Saw a utube video of a felon in Florida that carried a short barrel bp revolver, said bp was legal for him to carry in Florida . Inquiring minds want to know if bp shooting for felons is legal in Tn under state law.
  20. Ammo and or reloading supplies, components for making your own. Seems we may have the need to use it, if things keep on going the way they are. If the zealots don't accept the results of this Nov. elections like they did the last one could get pretty exciting around the big cities this fall and winter. Ammo will be a valuable commodity.
  21. Still use those spinners on my tractor steering wheels, only need one hand to turn the wheel while using the other to operate joy stick or remote valve controls. Really handy when loading and moving large hay rolls or grading with the loader bucket.
  22. Is that spurs on his footwear?
  23. Casting and reloading is another chapter in the book of guns and shooting sports. Not everyone has the time and patience for it. I have both. Also can make custom loads that you cannot buy. Shooting the walnut media loads at carpenter bees, shot shell loads for mr no shoulders and other vermin, double ball loads for my sd rounds in my snubbies, round ball loads for the 9mm revolvers, round ball loads in the 45 acp .The only limitation is your imagination and safety issues. Working up loads to fit the personality of a particular gun is fun and challenging. Since the inception of the hi-tec and powder coating of lead boolits , casting got simpler. What ever floats your boat and you enjoy is what you need to do. Ammunition is a commodity and the price will vary as the supply and demand cycle dictate. Some folks even reload the 22lr stuff.
  24. The catalpa worms make excellent catfish bait also. They can eat the leaves off the tree and make them almost bare. Always our ritual of gathering the catalpa worms for our catfishing trip to Danville fishing off the rocks on the railroad levy.
  25. Bo dock makes some great wood for woodturning. Have made several candy bowls and tops out of it. Made one walking stick for a riverboat gamblers hand cannon. Really hard to turn that small of dia without getting a lot of flex and vibration. Nice pistol gunstocks also. Pop Pop started making a portable metal pistol bullet trap last fall but got side tracked and need to finish it before hot weather. Age does slow the old body down even though the mind still thinks can continue doing hard physical work.

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