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Forum: Henry 09-22-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By snowshoe
The best option is probably to just order a new...

The best option is probably to just order a new receiver cover from Henry. Black ones are only 49.00. Don't know about the silver ones meant for the Evil Roy model but a quick call to Henry would...
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 01-19-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By snowshoe
I still have a couple boxes of 12 gauge...

I still have a couple boxes of 12 gauge Winchester "Duck and Pheasant" loads {high brass #4's} that I bought sometime in the early- mid 70's. The 2.59 price tags are still on them. I remember paying...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 01-18-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,397
Posted By snowshoe
I have two 989m2's and one example of it's...

I have two 989m2's and one example of it's replacement, a model 995. Neither of the 989m2's shows any superiority in fit/finish, function or accuracy compared to the 995. Just the opposite in fact....
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-20-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By snowshoe
The Henry is the same exact gun as the Ithaca 72....

The Henry is the same exact gun as the Ithaca 72. The Ithaca 72's were made by Erma Werke in Germany. Henry later bough the tooling from Erma and the guns they make in Yonkers today are one and the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-08-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,141
Posted By snowshoe
I have a railroad tie plate hanging from a chain...

I have a railroad tie plate hanging from a chain 250 yards behind my back porch. On a calm day I can hit it 8 out of 10 shots with my old Marlin model 995 semi auto .22 offhand. :bthumb:
Forum: Production Knives 04-08-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 888
Posted By snowshoe
Yep !:bthumb:

Yep !:bthumb:
Forum: Reloading 04-08-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,734
Posted By snowshoe
I always got great accuracy out of my .222's with...

I always got great accuracy out of my .222's with IMR 4198 and 3031 with any bullet of 50-55 grains. If a .222 won't consistently shoot 3/4 MOA or less with either of those powders in combination...
Forum: Open Rimfire 04-08-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,392
Posted By snowshoe
Accurate .22 WMR's are where you find them. I've...

Accurate .22 WMR's are where you find them. I've owned at least a dozen over the years from Savage, Ruger, Winchester, Mossberg and Marlin. The most accurate of the bunch were an old Mossberg 640k...
Forum: Production Knives 04-08-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 888
Posted By snowshoe
That could very well be. I have no experience...

That could very well be. I have no experience with the Taylor-Chinese Schrades. My point as always is that THERE ARE some excellent knives coming out of China these days. There have also been some...
Forum: Centerfire 04-07-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,845
Posted By snowshoe
I don't know who Chuck Hawks is or what...

I don't know who Chuck Hawks is or what credentials he has that make him any sort of authority worth listening to when it comes to firearms. I do see Randy Wakeman listed as senior editor on his...
Forum: Production Knives 04-07-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 888
Posted By snowshoe
No I don't work for Taylor and I don't have any...

No I don't work for Taylor and I don't have any Chinese investment. I won't cover or ignore slipshod US quality/craftsmanship either.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-07-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,640
Posted By snowshoe
You're welcome to my share. I gave up on...

You're welcome to my share. I gave up on Remington's junk a looong time ago.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-07-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,311
Posted By snowshoe
Just a new twist on an old idea. Remington made...

Just a new twist on an old idea. Remington made .22 rimfire bullets of compressed powdered iron and wax {Remington Rocket gallery loads} 60 years ago.
Forum: Production Knives 04-07-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 888
Posted By snowshoe
My brother just sent a USA made Becker back to...

My brother just sent a USA made Becker back to Ka-Bar with a big chunk broken out of the blade. He had been using it to trim branches from around a deer stand. I once snapped the blade on a Schrade...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-06-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 876
Posted By snowshoe
I agree completely. I've watched the quality of...

I agree completely. I've watched the quality of darn near everything go right down the crapper over my lifetime.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-06-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 876
Posted By snowshoe
I shot alot of golden bullet's in the 50 and 100...

I shot alot of golden bullet's in the 50 and 100 round boxes back in the 70's {there wasn't any "bulk pack" ammo back then} and they were as good as anything from Winchester, Federal or CCI at that...
Forum: Open Rimfire 04-03-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,322
Posted By snowshoe
I decided to become a gunsmith back in the 80's...

I decided to become a gunsmith back in the 80's because American made guns were mostly JUNK and I resigned myslf to the cold, hard fact that if I wanted ANYTHHING done right {from home improvement to...
Forum: Production Knives 03-24-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 888
Posted By snowshoe
If you {and some of the others on here} want to...

If you {and some of the others on here} want to keep your heads in the sand be my guest. There are alot of US knife companies { Buck, Kershaw, Spyderco, Gerber and Bench Made to name a few} putting...
Forum: Open Rimfire 03-19-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By snowshoe
I use my .22 mag. in those areas where the .243...

I use my .22 mag. in those areas where the .243 is just too much gun.
Forum: Production Knives 03-18-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 888
Posted By snowshoe
OK, just the facts blademan. When I repeatedly...

OK, just the facts blademan. When I repeatedly buy Chinese made knives with superior fit and finish that also take and hold an edge better than the US made knives I have paid two-three times as much...
Forum: Production Knives 03-18-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 888
Posted By snowshoe
It is totally regrettable but also ABSOLUTE FACT...

It is totally regrettable but also ABSOLUTE FACT blademan.
Forum: Open Rimfire 03-18-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By snowshoe
Really, on groundhogs just go straight to a 243...

Really, on groundhogs just go straight to a 243 and ignore anything less. Run the 60 gr Sierra HP's @ 3600+ fps and don't look back. The damage they do to groundhogs is insane !:bthumb:
Forum: Production Knives 03-18-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 888
Posted By snowshoe
I have several of the old USA made Schrade/old...

I have several of the old USA made Schrade/old timer / uncle henry kinives. Quality is so/so {none great}on all of them. On the other hand, I have several Chinese knives {Browning/Buck/Spyderco} that...
Forum: Centerfire 03-16-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,780
Posted By snowshoe
I've killed about 25 deer with the .222 and .223...

I've killed about 25 deer with the .222 and .223 Remington. You don't need to shoot head or neck to kill swiftly with either. Within reasonable range, lung shots with a .223 kill deer just as dead...
Forum: Hunting 03-15-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By snowshoe
Winchester Power Points and Winchester Super-X...

Winchester Power Points and Winchester Super-X "super speed" 37 gr. Hp's are consistently very accurate in all 3 of my rifles.
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