I would have to say the ithaca 72, 22lr. For the purpose that it was my first, after graduating up from the bb gun. It was old faithful up until my young adult life even after owning various other firearms. There wasn’t anything within range that me and old faithful couldn’t put holes in.
Then in my 20s I got my first winchester 94 then a second…[Read more]
I caught varget in stock at PV paid $154 a jug, the week before it was $168, the week after it went to $184. I caught it just right. Makes me wonder if it was blemished or typo. Looks like varget, smells like varget, burns like varget must be varget.
Been a long time since I’ve been offshore trolling, when I was a boy with my dad. Prolly the most productive day we had trolling for spanish was one October morning we found them chasing up shade and started trolling through them filling up all 5 rods each pass. Within 5 mins I think every boat in the Ocean that day was on top of us and I had to…[Read more]
kens;n13094 wrote: I experimented with copper enriched with little luck.
In a manner that tin helps lead castability, I found copper enrich to be the opposite, it caused difficult casting.
Also, with the temperatures that we all cast with our equipment, we can only see trace amounts of copper before the required temp goes skyrocket high for…
Has anyone tried pushing a copper enriched alloy up to 3000 +? I remember what happened with the elco and we attributed it’s failure to the lack of bearing surface, but copper enriched reach 3-400 fps faster in my test when compared with Larry’s and his alloy. Up until then I had been using a wdww +tin with almost the same velocities as…[Read more]