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Jabez Cowboy,SASS # 50129

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  1. I use a Lyman Blackpowder Measure and drop-Tube , I batch process, I resize a bunch, Clean a bunch, Seat the Primers, (Watching a Western) Flair the case mouths, put them in loading blocks, (50 or 100 to a block ) drop powder in, Seat and crimp bullets. I usually process 400 - 800 cases at a time ... I use Goex 3F, 34 grains under a 181 gr RNFP, lubed with SPG. I use the same load in both rifles and Pistols... I get very little fouling, Tons of smoke and my guns will run a 6 stage match with No attention .... I take the side plates of my 66 every 2 or 3 years to check for fouling and to lube things up and inspect for wear... My 66 has a 24.5/8 inch barrel and the bullets carry enough lube out to the end of the barrel to make a nice soft lube star at the muzzle... My revolvers are 7.5 inch Uberti Cattlemen... I have recut the throats to 19 degrees, squared up the barrel faces slightly opening the cylinder Gap to better work with Blackpowder... I buy Star - Line .44-40 brass in lots of 500 or 1,000 ( it is cheaper than 38-40 brass ) run it through the size die like normal and load ... Up here a batch of 500 cases in .44-40 is $45 bucks cheaper than the 500 38-40 cases, both being Star-line ... This year marks my 60th. year reloading with-out supervision, started out under the watchful eyes of my dad before that... You could say I apprenticed under his care. Jabez Cowboy
  2. Ya was at a Great Shoot ... Now I's Grumpy !!! Git often Da Lawn!!! Jabez Cowboy
  3. Even If it's only Blackwater and I that's Grumpy...I's in good Company... Coffee and Bearsign in da morning starting at 7am. MST.. Jabez Cowboy
  4. I second the above ... Except I like my coffee hot and black and Chocolate Crullers... Both from Tim Hortons... Don't care for 6 bucks... I mean Starbucks. Jabez Cowboy
  5. I shoot .44 Russian Long (.44Special) in my 1871 Open - Tops , I use 30gr. by weight of Goex 3F under a 240 gr. SWC or a 228 gr. RNFP in Star - Line brass... I have a good amount of compression, and can run 6 stages with ease... with-out any fuss... Jabez Cowboy
  6. How about Pistol Caliber Single Shot Rifle , mine is a Low wall in .38 WCF. Black and Smokieless . Jabez Cowboy
  7. Any barrel Length over 4.2 inches or longer on a pistol is Just Restricted on revolvers, except those in .32 and.22 caliber those are a No go (prohibited). Lever guns can be in .22, .25, 32 and bigger calibers. Long range rifles are not a problem. The twit is trying to force through a bad on 10 gauge shotguns ( not a law yet ) Alberta where I life has instructed the RCMP not to enforce the new Federal Gun Laws... I guess we will see how that goes... The 2023 SASS Canadian Nationals will be held 7.2 miles from my place... Stop by for a visit if you come up this way. Jabez Cowboy
  8. Were is everybody? Most of Ya ain't Shooting ,,, Cause Ya got no Primers! Rev. Willy ... We is still Praying fer Ya... Jabez Cowboy
  9. Heck No them there Yanks is Welcome here To... If they can Read ... Or are extra Grumpy ... Jabez Cowboy
  10. Well Now I'm Grump'er that's a word right ? Coffee and Apple Pie fer da Grumps ... We was on page 8, Bad Form ... Jabez Cowboy
  11. Rev. Willy ; Prayers are going up for you from my Church, We love Cowboys ... Because I say we Do !!! Coffee and Apple Pie fer da Grumps ... And Back from page 8 ... Jabez Cowboy
  12. Dinosaurs didn't have Motorcycles, look how that turned out ... Jabez Cowboy
  13. Spoiling Him??? I'm going to be his saving Grace. I'm going to teach him to Shoot, Fish, Hunt, eat Icecream and ride a motorcycle ... And Be a Cowboy... Jabez Cowboy
  14. Dang nab it ... Page 8 !!! Now i'm really Grumpy ... Good thing CLK didn't find it ... Got a new Grandson Born Aug. 30 ... Jabez Cowboy
  15. Good to see you all are still grumpy! Got a New Grandson ,,, Born Aug 30 Back to grumping ... Jabez Cowboy
  16. King Charles, will not become a beloved King! And will NOT be nearly as fine a monarch as his mother. He cares far more for self and his personal will. Jabez Cowboy
  17. headed to the SASS Canadian Nationals in the early AM. Jabez Cowboy
  18. Heading Out to the Island to the Mallahat Shoot then on the the SASS Canadian Nationals ... Bright and early in the morning... Jabez Cowboy
  19. It is a Small case 270...a half 270... Jabez Cowboy
  20. Up here the Water line is buried 6 feet deep and comes into the home under the basement foundation ( in my case ) it's about 9 feet under the surface it comes up into the mechanical room ( furnace, water heater is there too ) the meter is mounted to the wall and main supply line goes in one side ... The water usage is measured on the out-flow side ... There is a small sended (puck) mounted on the outside of the house which can be read by driving by with-in 200 meters, with a special receiver ... Jabez Cowboy
  21. I belong to PETA ,,, People Eating Tasty Animals .... Jabez Cowboy
  22. Winchester 1886 in .40- 72, it is the heavy bullet version of the .40 Caliber cartridges in this Gun... It has a bigger bullet at higher velocity than the .38-55... Jabez Cowboy
  23. She needs to be neutered, we have plenty of Kittens already... Jabez Cowboy
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