My LGS Rules!

Elk creekElk creek Senior MemberPosts: 5,139 Senior Member
So I stop into my favorite LGS on the way home to have a horrible cup of coffee and a good chat. After cruising the used rack I spied a nice old pre safety 336 in 30wcf. I was tempted, bad until I noticed dried blood in a few out of the way places. I asked about it and I was right. It’s one of “those” guns. I’m not a superstitious man at all but there are tons of guns out there that don’t have literal blood on them. Oh well, no biggie. However, the manager called me over and told me look inside abox on the back counter. There were about 9 boxes of shotgun shells of various ages, all from the late 70’s I suppose. He said to help my self one! I think I chose wisely!
Aim higher, or get a bigger gun.

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  • earlyearly Senior Member Posts: 4,950 Senior Member
    You going out to Nebraska to back up Sixgun against attacking geese?:uhm::jester:
    My thoughts are generally clear. My typing, not so much.
  • Elk creekElk creek Senior Member Posts: 5,139 Senior Member
    early wrote: »
    You going out to Nebraska to back up Sixgun against attacking geese?:uhm::jester:
    Prolly not. Those are LEAD shot shells! Dandy HD loads. 1 7/8 oz load, are you kidding!
    Aim higher, or get a bigger gun.
  • cpjcpj Senior Member Posts: 36,708 Senior Member
    One of "those" guns will clean right up. A good deal is a good deal.
    "I'm here for the guns, hunting, and skirt wearing men."
    Zee
  • Elk creekElk creek Senior Member Posts: 5,139 Senior Member
    cpj wrote: »
    One of "those" guns will clean right up. A good deal is a good deal.
    Have to think on this one..... gun find empty after the guide gun buy...///
    Aim higher, or get a bigger gun.
  • earlyearly Senior Member Posts: 4,950 Senior Member
    Elk creek wrote: »
    Prolly not. Those are LEAD shot shells! Dandy HD loads. 1 7/8 oz load, are you kidding!

    Nearly two ounces.
    Be good for a cabin gun load:guns:
    My thoughts are generally clear. My typing, not so much.
  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Posts: 21,548 Senior Member
    I have one of 'those' guns. It belonged to a guy that had cancer and planted on in his temple. It's a Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 Mag. I bought it at the estate sale, cleaned it up, and shoot it regularly. A gun is just a tool when all is said and done. The tool bears no stigma as to how it was used. I have a few old milsurp rifles that probably did in someone on the other side, too.
    A double action revolver is a semiauto firearm. It fires once for every trigger pull.



  • Six-GunSix-Gun Senior Member Posts: 6,716 Senior Member
    Very cool score, Elk Creek! Looks like some old #2 lead from the glory days of waterfowl hunting when such loads were legal, correct?
    early wrote: »
    You going out to Nebraska to back up Sixgun against attacking geese?:uhm::jester:

    I need all the help I can get!

    Speaking of which, would something like this noticeably alter POI on a shotgun pattern?

    enfield%20bayonet.jpg
    Accuracy: because white space between bullet holes drives me insane.
  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Posts: 21,548 Senior Member
    Six-Gun wrote: »
    Very cool score, Elk Creek! Looks like some old #2 lead from the glory days of waterfowl hunting when such loads were legal, correct?



    I need all the help I can get!

    Speaking of which, would something like this noticeably alter POI on a shotgun pattern?

    enfield%20bayonet.jpg

    Are you needing something to 'bayonet the wounded' geese? :roll2: A goose with at least one undamaged wing is a force with which to be reckoned, and not lightly!
    A double action revolver is a semiauto firearm. It fires once for every trigger pull.



  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 15,381 Senior Member
    tennmike wrote: »
    I have a few old milsurp rifles that probably did in someone on the other side, too.

    Yep. I have 3 pistols from Nazi Germany, and another one from the Empire of Japan. I'd figure at least one of them killed somebody, sometime. Heck, its even possible my Jungle Carbine, or my pre-Nazi Broomhandle "did the deed" as well. Any gun you don't know the history of from brand new has that possibility - and so does that used car you bought. You wonder about it, but the gun isn't haunted...

    ETA: Forgot about that now de-milled Iver Johnson "U.S. Revolver" in .38 S&W. Goddess only knows where its been and what it did before my late father bought it in about 1950.
    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    Carry a 25 if it makes you feel good, but do not ever load it. If you load it, you may shoot it. If you shoot it, you may hit somebody, and if you hit somebody – and he finds out about it – he may be very angry with you. --Jeff Cooper
  • snake284snake284 Senior Member Posts: 20,708 Senior Member
    tennmike wrote: »
    I have one of 'those' guns. It belonged to a guy that had cancer and planted on in his temple. It's a Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 Mag. I bought it at the estate sale, cleaned it up, and shoot it regularly. A gun is just a tool when all is said and done. The tool bears no stigma as to how it was used. I have a few old milsurp rifles that probably did in someone on the other side, too.

    I have some of those as well and a few that may have done in a few on this side.
    Daddy, what's an enabler?
    Son that's somebody with nothing to do with his time but keep me in trouble with mom.
  • Elk creekElk creek Senior Member Posts: 5,139 Senior Member
    In a former life I was a LEO and I’ve been on enough suicide calls for a couple lifetimes. The front range of CO has an externally high suicide rate compared to the rest of the country. I’ve picked up some nice guns out a pool of blood to bag it. I don’t need one in my safe. My thing not the guns....
    Aim higher, or get a bigger gun.
  • TeachTeach Senior Member Posts: 17,918 Senior Member
    On opening day of deer season a few years ago I had an opportunity to buy a Remington 700 in 7 Mag. that drew blood on the first round it fired- - - - -from the owner's eyebrow! He traded it even up for a .30-30 off the used rack at the LGS I used to do business with. The scope end bell still had blood and hair imbedded in it!
    Jerry
    Hide and wail in terror, Eloi- - - -We Morlocks are on the hunt!
    ASK-HOLE Someone who asks for advice and always does something opposite
  • Elk creekElk creek Senior Member Posts: 5,139 Senior Member
    Teach wrote: »
    On opening day of deer season a few years ago I had an opportunity to buy a Remington 700 in 7 Mag. that drew blood on the first round it fired- - - - -from the owner's eyebrow! He traded it even up for a .30-30 off the used rack at the LGS I used to do business with. The scope end bell still had blood and hair imbedded in it!
    Jerry
    Ok that’s funny! I’ve never been scope kissed. Ever. :tooth:
    Aim higher, or get a bigger gun.

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