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Topic: Herters on sale
Dave in Maine

Replies: 57
Views: 4802

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:02 am   Subject: Herters on sale
Yep just take a look at turkey loads at sporting goods store now 2 1/4 oz of tungsten shot in a 3 1/2 12 gauge shell at over 50 buck for 5 shells.

Meh.

At a recent gun show I picked up a box (sh ...
Topic: Tale of two empties
Dave in Maine

Replies: 16
Views: 937

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:48 am   Subject: Tale of two empties
I find empties from time to time, usually 12s, sometimes 20s - this is New England and grouse woods, after all. But I also occasionally find live rounds. These are almost always in the kind of place ...
Topic: Looking for lead shot
Dave in Maine

Replies: 15
Views: 695

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:48 am   Subject: Looking for lead shot
DIM , doesn't the Kittery Trading Post sell shot etc . Geez , they used to have all kinds of shooting sports stuff and they are like 1 minute into Maine and off of the expressway .

It's hit or miss ...
Topic: Off topic-Parker 10 ga. questions
Dave in Maine

Replies: 30
Views: 1138

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:11 pm   Subject: Off topic-Parker 10 ga. questions
Sniff, sniff Embarassed

Be gentle, I am ill, bronchitis

But she and I still have a thing for each other Smile
Ducks beware !!

Maine have any 10 gauge old guns??

By the way this week I have b ...
Topic: Looking for lead shot
Dave in Maine

Replies: 15
Views: 695

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:06 pm   Subject: Looking for lead shot
I'm presently working in Philadelphia and will be for a couple weeks more. I went to a couple gun shows over the weekend and, while I could find just about anything else, I was not able to find any l ...
Topic: When is old ammo “too old” for general purpose use?
Dave in Maine

Replies: 10
Views: 669

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:03 pm   Subject: When is old ammo “too old” for general purpose use?
No one really knows how old is too old, at least for the primers based around the current non-corrosive technology. Since those came in around WWII (IIRC, shortly before the war for the civilian mark ...
Topic: Off topic-Parker 10 ga. questions
Dave in Maine

Replies: 30
Views: 1138

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:27 pm   Subject: Off topic-Parker 10 ga. questions
Stick to your day job. You're not cut out for "adult entertainment".
Topic: Kentucky Preserve Hunt Shot Size?
Dave in Maine

Replies: 14
Views: 788

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:13 pm   Subject: Kentucky Preserve Hunt Shot Size?
Check the preserve's rules. Some won't allow you to use bigger than 7 1/2 or 6.

Have fun.
Topic: Simson suhl shotgun parts need forend
Dave in Maine

Replies: 8
Views: 1240

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:27 am   Subject: Simson suhl shotgun parts need forend
From Tradeexcanada's website:

"PLEASE NOTE: We do not ship to the USA"

Take a look at Simpson's in Galesburg - they might have a suitable parts gun.
Topic: Cabelas gun sales
Dave in Maine

Replies: 42
Views: 3019

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:44 pm   Subject: Re: Sorry
CF16,

Matt sorry about you beautiful FB, I know what you are going thru, lost a few of my dogs over the past 2 years, it sucks big time. Getting another pup really does help, good luck with your ...
Topic: Simson suhl shotgun parts need forend
Dave in Maine

Replies: 8
Views: 1240

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:46 pm   Subject: Simson suhl shotgun parts need forend
Good luck. You'll need it.

It's not the worst problem in the world, but it's a tough one. Your best bet for a lead on how to follow up would be on the German gun page at the doublegun forum, or w ...
Topic: To Modify or Not to Modify
Dave in Maine

Replies: 30
Views: 3018

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:48 pm   Subject: To Modify or Not to Modify
Bland is a good "name" and it sounds like you got one that was used and not abused.

The funny thing about these guns is the measurements might be all "wrong" for you yet the g ...
Topic: Vintage German SXS Stocks
Dave in Maine

Replies: 7
Views: 972

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:38 pm   Subject: Vintage German SXS Stocks
The only drawback to the cheekpieces ("Baecke", in German) is that they are either right-handed or left-handed. Shooting a gun with a cheekpiece which is wrong-sided for you is not ... usef ...
Topic: Discontinued Herters 16ga?
Dave in Maine

Replies: 78
Views: 5957

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:12 am   Subject: Discontinued Herters 16ga?
I was just on their site and noted the different shells had Q&A/FAQ.

It might be useful for those of you who have Cabelas' accounts to send in a question for their Q&A/FAQ asking why they a ...
Topic: For the love of dogs!
Dave in Maine

Replies: 29
Views: 2424

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:54 am   Subject: For the love of dogs!
Amazing how these things work out, LD, no?
Good on you for taking in that dog.
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