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Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 24th, 2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By Clovis
I've done this in .30 Mauser when the ammo was...

I've done this in .30 Mauser when the ammo was impossible to find. Also found some 9MM magnum cases and used them to form cases. I am pretty certain the .30 Mauser and the Tok case are about the...
Forum: Rifles October 11th, 2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,386
Posted By Clovis
I have long loved the .257 Roberts rifles I have....

I have long loved the .257 Roberts rifles I have. Loaded with light handloaded hollow points and you have a very good ground hog rifle and with the heavier loads it will take deer aplenty. I know...
Forum: Outdoor Sports September 27th, 2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Clovis
If Centreville is not too far you could try here.

If Centreville is not too far you could try here.
Forum: Outdoor Sports September 18th, 2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 23,363
Posted By Clovis
Yeah, when you're chiggerized you'll know...

Yeah, when you're chiggerized you'll know it.:sad20:
Forum: Black Powder September 9th, 2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,388
Posted By Clovis
For what it may be worth as to the above bold...

For what it may be worth as to the above bold I've used wonder wads over the powder and found that one would improve accuracy quite a bit and then found trying two over the powder was even better. ...
Forum: Reloading September 8th, 2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By Clovis
Got an Axis as well, haven't had time to...

Got an Axis as well, haven't had time to seriously shoot it cause stuff keeps coming up to side track me. Have Lee dies for it and it of course came with load data but not much. Any of you know...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) August 10th, 2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By Clovis
Got to agree S&B in .303 are pretty bad. I...

Got to agree S&B in .303 are pretty bad. I learned the hard way trying to reload that brand. It gets relegated to light reloads only. I suspect the cases are a little thin and that may be what you...
Forum: Outdoor Sports August 7th, 2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By Clovis
I was in Tuckahoe Sportsmans today on 404 in...

I was in Tuckahoe Sportsmans today on 404 in Hillsboro/Queen Anne/Denton (where ever it is closest to) and they seem to have plenty on the shelf...if I didn't misread what I saw.
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Forum: Rimfire August 3rd, 2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Clovis
I don't want to tell you what to do Doco, I have...

I don't want to tell you what to do Doco, I have too much respect for you and your history of posts here, but may I suggest you think about moving this thread to the Curio and Relic forum? I think...
Forum: Rimfire August 2nd, 2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Clovis
Yep, that is what I was remembering. Don't think...

Yep, that is what I was remembering. Don't think I saw it in such detail before and find the pics interesting. Sorry, I still don't have an idea of value, did it have a company name or name for the...
Forum: Rimfire August 1st, 2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Clovis
Don't have an idea of it's worth, however I do...

Don't have an idea of it's worth, however I do remember them being offered for sale. If memory serves me correctly they were a full barrel length and may have had a nut-like device at the muzzle to...
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 27th, 2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,964
Posted By Clovis
Thanks for your help. I may put off a new...

Thanks for your help. I may put off a new purchase until later, but would like to have enough time to feel comfortable with how I shoot it. Maybe enough time in August.
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 26th, 2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,964
Posted By Clovis
So I guess my question is (perhaps beating dead...

So I guess my question is (perhaps beating dead horse here) some are saying/telling me this is not carved in stone yet and it would be good to know for certain before plunking down some cash for a...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 26th, 2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,372
Posted By Clovis
OP, are there any gauge or caliber markings?

OP, are there any gauge or caliber markings?
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 26th, 2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,372
Posted By Clovis
That's what I thought, but it looks like a rifle...

That's what I thought, but it looks like a rifle barrel under the two shotgun bores and it thinking more about it, it looks like the "safety" is for the rifle bore as it would not be needed for the...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 26th, 2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,372
Posted By Clovis
Am I seeing things or is that a drilling? If so,...

Am I seeing things or is that a drilling? If so, I can see the shotgun barrels are fired after cocking the hammers, but how is the rifle barrel selected to be fired and what is cocked?
Forum: Eastern Shore April 22nd, 2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,869
Posted By Clovis
I wonder if that would work with other critters? ...

I wonder if that would work with other critters? Raccoons, possums, skunks, rats? Anyone have any idea?

Oh, OP if you can get to the hole under the shed shove in as much USED cat litter as you...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 24th, 2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,742
Posted By Clovis
I knew the early Savages were Mark I, but those...

I knew the early Savages were Mark I, but those are relatively rare, since I never had a LB I couldn't remember they went to Mark I* or not.

Jimbob 2.0 is correct both will certainly do very...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 24th, 2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,742
Posted By Clovis
I would select based on condition, matching...

I would select based on condition, matching numbers and all original parts. All the Savage parts should have a "S" on them somewhere and the Long Branch should have a "LB" somewhere. Also keep in...
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 14th, 2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,763
Posted By Clovis
Found a small one today (3 points), nearly found...

Found a small one today (3 points), nearly found it in a tractor tire but straddled it the first time around and didn't see it until the next round. Got lucky. Then saw a large buck carrying both...
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 3rd, 2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,763
Posted By Clovis
Been there, done that with tractor tires.:sad20: ...

Been there, done that with tractor tires.:sad20: Sprayers are worse.$$$$
Forum: Outdoor Sports February 27th, 2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,763
Posted By Clovis
Thank you sir.

Thank you sir.
Forum: Outdoor Sports February 27th, 2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,763
Posted By Clovis
Do you have a link for this? If so could you...

Do you have a link for this? If so could you post it please?
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 12th, 2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,085
Posted By Clovis
Agree, quickdraw.

Agree, quickdraw.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 12th, 2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,085
Posted By Clovis
Looks like a .303 to me, if you have the ammo on...

Looks like a .303 to me, if you have the ammo on strippers, showing one of them would be a certainty. My memory may be off but that head stamp sounds like Greek head stamps but I thought it would be...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 9th, 2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Clovis
Very nice! A real Swiss Army knife. Sorry,...

Very nice! A real Swiss Army knife. Sorry, couldn't help myself...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 6th, 2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,927
Posted By Clovis
I'm not ready to condemn the OP's carbine as a...

I'm not ready to condemn the OP's carbine as a faked #5, at least not until I can see more detailed photos of the carbine. Certainly the bayonet lug is missing as is the hand guard and the ring at...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 2nd, 2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,927
Posted By Clovis
OP nice find. I haven't looked for a #5 for...

OP nice find. I haven't looked for a #5 for sometime so I don't know how available they are these days. Not to be critical or offend but I was confused looking at your carbine because of the fore...
Forum: National 2A Issues January 19th, 2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,963
Posted By Clovis
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7902069/G...

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7902069/Gun-rights-activists-gear-force-Virginia.html

This story doesn't sound like "along side".
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 1st, 2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 58,560
Posted By Clovis
Found a dead one years ago (skeleton) and showed...

Found a dead one years ago (skeleton) and showed the hoofs to a friend and he called it "foundering". Not sure if that is an accurate assessment or not, just my limited experience.
Forum: Training and Safety November 21st, 2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By Clovis
Thanks, but the course looks like it will be...

Thanks, but the course looks like it will be taught in Queenstown with the range time in Annapolis. I can't think Wicomico will be closer.
Forum: Training and Safety November 21st, 2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By Clovis
Anyone had any experience with this training service?

Asking for a friend who wants an HQL.

https://publicsecurityllc.com/public-security-llc-blog/f/handgun-qualification-license-class-hql-125-december-14th-2019

The name sounds familiar but I...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 3rd, 2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By Clovis
In searching around the internet for a pic of...

In searching around the internet for a pic of this rifle it looks like it was also sold as a J.C Higgins model by Sears(103.16). My dad bought one in the '50's and it was used to dispatch varmints...
Forum: Outdoor Sports October 31st, 2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 58,560
Posted By Clovis
Here we drag the deer to the edge of the wooded...

Here we drag the deer to the edge of the wooded area/field area and gut it there in the open. Buzzards and eagles will clean it up in less than 24 hours, sometimes less than 12 hours for a morning...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 29th, 2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By Clovis
I'm not clear from the above and the conversation...

I'm not clear from the above and the conversation if you are looking for a Singer S marked sight or a Savage S marked sight? I would think a Savage sight is more what you are in search of but can't...
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