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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-16-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Jeff Higgins
When you are pulling on the trigger to cock the...

When you are pulling on the trigger to cock the gun by firing it in "double action" mode, you are compressing the mainspring that powers the hammer. The correct term for this is actually "trigger...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-15-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 49,330
Views: 9,059,866
Posted By Jeff Higgins
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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-15-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 49,330
Views: 9,059,866
Posted By Jeff Higgins
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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-14-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 887
Posted By Jeff Higgins
That's her boyfriend, on the other side of the...

That's her boyfriend, on the other side of the wall.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-09-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Jeff Higgins
It's cuz we love you, Joe Bob. You're a legend. ...

It's cuz we love you, Joe Bob. You're a legend. Like I'm one to talk - I'll see your coboy hat and raise you one turd in the shower...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-09-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Jeff Higgins
Darned Unreliable Colts...

Dang it. It finally happened to me...

Those of you who run in Single Action revolver circles are probably aware of the story of the Ruger Blackhawk and its many "improvements" over the old Colt...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-01-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Jeff Higgins
The recess in the cam tower is deep enough to...

The recess in the cam tower is deep enough to hold two seals. When the first one starts to leak, rather than digging it out, lots of guys just push it in deeper and put a new one over the top. So,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-26-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 50,143
Posted By Jeff Higgins
"brian jonestown massacre formed in 1990.i know,...

"brian jonestown massacre formed in 1990.i know, i was there, it's my group. you can't believe wikipedia...i didn't create the page and a lot of it is incorrect." Anton Newcomb


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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-26-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 50,143
Posted By Jeff Higgins
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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-25-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 50,143
Posted By Jeff Higgins
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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-25-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,479
Posted By Jeff Higgins
I haven't figured out how to shoot through my...

I haven't figured out how to shoot through my computer at all those ass holes on the internet.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-19-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By Jeff Higgins
Those would all be just fine in any lever gun. ...

Those would all be just fine in any lever gun. Those nice rounded edges will make them feed very smoothly as well.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-19-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By Jeff Higgins
It's not unusual to see .38/.357 ammo with round...

It's not unusual to see .38/.357 ammo with round noses, though. The old "police" .38 Special load was a 200 grain lead round nose.

Your flat points, or "semi wadcutter", or "truncated cone"...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-19-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By Jeff Higgins
FMJ ammo tends to have very stout jackets. They...

FMJ ammo tends to have very stout jackets. They are not meant to expand on impact, and feeding in semi autos without deforming or hanging up is their most important trait. Their noses tend to be...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-19-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By Jeff Higgins
It is nice to have options in light of today's...

It is nice to have options in light of today's ammo shortages, and to know that they are safe to use.

A neat little trick, if the lead bullet "cowboy" loads lead the barrel a bit, is to fire two...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-19-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Jeff Higgins
Yup, it's a model number. Both Sharps and...

Yup, it's a model number. Both Sharps and Winchester simply used the year of introduction as the model number back in those days. What is interesting, though, is that Sharps introduced their Model...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-18-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Jeff Higgins
Yeah, while I do own and shoot a number of...

Yeah, while I do own and shoot a number of original 19th century single shots, lever guns, and single actions, this one is, in fact, a modern made reproduction. It's made by C. Sharps Arms of Big...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-18-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By Jeff Higgins
Absolutely. Any hollow point designed for...

Absolutely. Any hollow point designed for revolver use is perfectly safe.

What are you going to use it for? The reason I ask is because there really is only one issue when using hollow point...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-17-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Jeff Higgins
St.Patrick's Day Shooting

Alright, if you are ever really bored, look up the original Creedmoor Matches held on Long Island in 1874. Long story short, the upstart American team beat the world champ Irish team at 800, 900,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-14-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By Jeff Higgins
Ah, I love it - that is what is so cool about...

Ah, I love it - that is what is so cool about this forum. Guys like you. No matter the topic, someone has knowledge of it, either as a professional or as an enthusiast. Thanks for the insight and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-14-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By Jeff Higgins
Interesting - I would like to see more on that. ...

Interesting - I would like to see more on that. I had always heard that his design team had corrected some of the issues, as much as they could, anyway, in sticking with the original planform. I'm...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-14-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By Jeff Higgins
I was a huge fan of his, I suspect for many of...

I was a huge fan of his, I suspect for many of the same reasons he was your favorite. Not only a fantastically skilled fighter with one of the biggest hearts to ever enter the ring, a class act away...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-14-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By Jeff Higgins
Yes, I remember that - I was there as well. What...

Yes, I remember that - I was there as well. What a treat to see it fly. I believe it was Delmar Benjamin, wasn't it? I think his version of this airplane corrected many of the dangerous...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-13-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By Jeff Higgins
All of the airplanes in those photos are...

All of the airplanes in those photos are electric. The smaller ones are UMX brand, the larger Pitts is an E-Flite brand. In the photo showing a few other airplanes as well, you can see their...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-12-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By Jeff Higgins
I've been flying a smaller "park flyer" sized R/C...

I've been flying a smaller "park flyer" sized R/C version for several years. Just like the full sized airplane, it's a relative handful to fly compared to other airplanes.
...
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