Lighting "does" strike twice in the same spot.

WeatherbyWeatherby Senior MemberPosts: 4,768 Senior Member
Finally got to try it this afternoon.
The rifling still work magnificently.
First two ever from me out of the rifle were courtesy of Sako and his dad.
Much appreciated my friend.
They are the two making one hole.
3rd shot was a factory jacketed same windage hit   lower elevation.
Other 2 we're from a friend.
Didn't know he uses Kentucky windage so he got the birdie.
So it's a keeper.
Next up will be carrier repare.


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  • sakodudesakodude Senior Member Posts: 3,272 Senior Member
    Most excellent. Glad to finally return a favor my friend.

    Sako
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 15,050 Senior Member
    Nice!...Dude...you shot a gas can....did it irritate you?
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 3,594 Senior Member
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  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    Jayhawker said:
    Nice!...Dude...you shot a gas can....did it irritate you?
    It was one of those helium balloon tanks......most excellent target for it's first range trip.

  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,611 Senior Member
    Well done. 
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    Zee said:
    Well done. 
    THANKS Zee
    Definitely lucky.......... it shot many times better than I ever expected.
    Since it shoots well I will have that part fixed.
    The ejection of the spent shells might turn you into a pump guy
    I meant to put this in the original post but it was at 30 yards not really rested just off my elbows


  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    edited July 2018 #8
    Awesome!  I'm glad the ol' Pony still has it in'er!

    Me too...............saves me a very tough decision.
    I wasn't kidding about the coin toss.
    You could have had the only stainless lightning ever made.
    That or there isn't a speck of bluing left on the old girl.
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    ⚡⚡👍

    Thanks Mike great choice of Emoji"s
  • FreezerFreezer Senior Member Posts: 1,496 Senior Member
    That is a fantastic salvage! and once repaired will be a great source of pride!  Has anybody told you how bad you suck yet?
    I like Elmer Keith; I married his daughter :wink:
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    Freezer said:
    That is a fantastic salvage! and once repaired will be a great source of pride!  Has anybody told you how bad you suck yet?

    Yes big Al I marked it down...............LOL
    Talked to the gunsmith tonight and he is going to take a look at it.
  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 8,662 Senior Member
    Thats some good shooten, cudos to you and the rifle.
    Logistics cannot win a war, but its absence or inadequacy can cause defeat. FM100-5
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    Diver43 said:
    Thats some good shooten, cudos to you and the rifle.
    Thanks Ron I think the first two shots were destined to be that close.
    sound weird ?......... ask Sako what I texted him before ever shooting it.
  • knitepoetknitepoet Senior Member Posts: 18,844 Senior Member
    Mr Weatherby sir.... Enzo taught you well

    You SUCK!!!!!!

    Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pirates, Rule #37: There is no “overkill”. There is only “open fire” and “I need to reload”.


  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    Thanks Paul it is off to the doctor this morning.
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    Weatherby said:
    Awesome!  I'm glad the ol' Pony still has it in'er!

    Me too...............saves me a very tough decision.
    I wasn't kidding about the coin toss.
    You could have had the only stainless lightning ever made.
    That or there isn't a speck of bluing left on the old girl.
    That’s ok, she found a GREAT home!
    You need to pay a visit up North. 3 days should do it.
  • Old RonOld Ron Senior Member Posts: 3,799 Senior Member
    With a gun that shoots that well you can always re-blue it & be good to go. I know some get upset about doing that but having a good gun that looks rough kinda bugs me so I blue them & they are back to new looking. I guess it is all what you like. Guns usually wear in the same spots so in time it will look like a old gun that was well taken care of.
    And it will always be a old gun ......just added some make up to the old girl.

  • Gene LGene L Senior Member Posts: 10,231 Senior Member
    I wouldn't reblue it.  I'd wax it down and let it continue the patina and show its age.
    Not too many problems you can't fix
    With a 1911 and a 30-06
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    Maybe during spring Bear season 😁. I miss hanging out with you buddy!
    I need your help up here my wallets 10 sizes too small.
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    Gene L said:
    I wouldn't reblue it.  I'd wax it down and let it continue the patina and show its age.
    I agree to me it looks great aged.

  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 8,662 Senior Member
    Trying to figure out and can't from the pictures, is this rifle the same size as the Winchester 1890?

    Wife inherited a 1890 in .22WRF that is a great little shooter.  Your Pony is much more accurate than our geriatric Winchester.

    The old gun kick is yours and BigAls fault!!!!!
    Logistics cannot win a war, but its absence or inadequacy can cause defeat. FM100-5
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,768 Senior Member
    Diver43 said:
    Trying to figure out and can't from the pictures, is this rifle the same size as the Winchester 1890?

    Wife inherited a 1890 in .22WRF that is a great little shooter.  Your Pony is much more accurate than our geriatric Winchester.

    The old gun kick is yours and BigAls fault!!!!!
    I don't know it is a long gun...pun intended.

    Can't we all agree and just blame Enzo ?
  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 8,662 Senior Member
    Only because we inherited them from the wife's late father.  Only guns I purchaes that are getting old, is because I purchased then when young.
    Logistics cannot win a war, but its absence or inadequacy can cause defeat. FM100-5
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