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Off-Topic Discussion / Re: What did you do today?
« on: Today at 08:41:14 AM »
Any way you look at it, you're gonna get screwed. They'll offer you half the blue book and sell it for double. J*j

General Discussion / Re: Midway usa shipping nonsense
« on: Today at 08:37:48 AM »
I got the same message a year or so again and called the store. I was told they would not ship air guns to Illinois without having a copy of my FOID card and driver's license on file and told me to email it to them...which I did not. I explained to them that Cabela's would ship BP guns right to my door step. Truth is, they just don't want to deal with the red tape.

Lead casting / Re: Manhattan Mould
« on: Today at 07:28:54 AM »
Looks great!!!!

Man, that is one sweet collection, Kry. (7&

Off-Topic Discussion / Re: What did you do today?
« on: January 19, 2018, 06:08:41 AM »
Just as long as it doesn't happen while you're awake...

Navy Models / Re: Pietta Rigdon and nsley
« on: January 18, 2018, 04:13:37 PM »
Thanks for sharing! I don't get over to THR much these days.

Pocket Models / Re: Wells Fargo, cheap
« on: January 17, 2018, 07:59:48 PM »
Good looking little pocket, Dave! Looks like my Baby Dragoon...minus the loading lever.

Lead casting / Re: Manhattan Mould
« on: January 17, 2018, 02:24:46 PM »
I can't take credit for the idea, I saw it in a video or read about it elsewhere. 

For glue small amounts of Elmer's.  I'd been using glue sticks, but I tried the Elmer's today on a whim, after a while the glue sticks sometimes lose some adhesion, I think the Elmer's  won't have that issue.
In my galaxy, far far away, we haven't heard of Elmer's.
What kind of glue is that? What does it say on the label?

It's a low-strength white glue, Len

Projectiles / Re: Johnston & Dow 36 Calibre Paper Cased Bullets
« on: January 17, 2018, 11:00:18 AM »
Scooby, do you have a part # for that J&D mould?

Lead casting / Re: Manhattan Mould
« on: January 17, 2018, 10:44:24 AM »

Drill a hole through a scrap piece of wood, lay it on a flat surface.  I roll the tube on a dowel, add a little "cup" for the bottom, stick the whole thing into the drilled hole so that the "cup" contacts the flat surface underneath your wood block and twist the dowel a few times. 


What a great idea! Love the look of those carts. What sort of glue do you use to glue the paper to the conical?

Lead casting / Re: Manhattan Mould
« on: January 17, 2018, 10:19:45 AM »
Hey, do you get the nice, flat ass-end on those paper carts?

Colt Collecting / Re: Fleet procurement, outfitting, shoot reports etc
« on: January 15, 2018, 09:06:25 PM »
Now, that's what I call a tough decision.

Forum Information / MOVED: We are moving!!!
« on: January 15, 2018, 07:25:06 PM »

NEW MEMBER CHECK-IN / Re: FNG checking in.
« on: January 15, 2018, 12:49:06 PM »
Welcome! "Sponging" is allowed, but we're likeable fellers and we don't bite so why not loosen up the tie and join us at the campfire? In fact...hell; just take the damn thing off.  )lI

Wads, Lubes, Patches, Cleaning Supplies, etc / Re: Ballistol and brass
« on: January 11, 2018, 10:46:29 AM »
Richard, I use Flitz on my brass. Supposedly it has an anti-oxidant that works up to 6 months from application. I wipe my revolvers with RemOil after handling.

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