PapaG's Recent Activity

  1. PapaG liked Dirtybob's post in the thread To See or Not to See the Barrel.

    I 'look down the barrel' but not at it (or the sights).

    Aug 8, 2022 at 9:27 AM
  2. PapaG replied to the thread To See or Not to See the Barrel.

    I shoot both eyes open. A. Better depth perception. B. Binocular vision. C. Cataract in my master eye and if I only had it I’m sure...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 8:10 PM
  3. PapaG replied to the thread To See or Not to See the Barrel.

    My method, and what I teach as a high school and former NRA shotgun instructor, is this. Shoulder the gun making sure you have the...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 6:04 PM
  4. PapaG replied to the thread What did you shoot today?.

    Been there, done that, in 1968.

    Aug 7, 2022 at 2:44 PM
  5. PapaG replied to the thread New to casting questions.

    For the most consistent bullets, what works best for me is the dip and pressure pour, keeping the dipper spout in contact with the...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 10:47 AM
  6. PapaG replied to the thread TS Shellcatcher - Beretta A390.

    I bought one for my A400 Extreme. Didn’t fit.

    Aug 7, 2022 at 10:39 AM
  7. PapaG replied to the thread Any love for the 444 marlin fellas.

    I still have the original, ugly as sin, 336-444 that my little brother picked up around 1975 or so. 24” barrel, half mag, straightgrip...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 10:38 AM
  8. PapaG replied to the thread Can bolt-action rifles be made any cheaper?.

    The 788, which was way cheap and panned by the gun writers of the day has been one of the best performing bolt guns ever and selling at...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 10:33 AM
  9. PapaG replied to the thread Ammo Testing for Henry H001 22.

    There aren’t many decent 22s that won’t do quarter sized groups at 25 yards. Fifty is where the gun/ammo start to perform, or not. 100...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 10:31 AM
  10. PapaG replied to the thread What did you shoot today?.

    12 holes in concrete with a pistol grip hammer drill to install hand rail for compromised wife. It felt like a handgun.

    Aug 7, 2022 at 10:15 AM
  11. PapaG replied to the thread Great look back - Guns Magazine 1960.

    In ‘60-‘62 I used to order a gun every week or two from Hunters Arms in AlexandriaVA. Never more than $20 or so with shipping. Paid...

    Aug 4, 2022 at 9:27 PM
  12. PapaG replied to the thread Has anyone carried an American Derringer?.

    Never did and never will as long as J frame, micro semis, and Officers models exist.

    Aug 2, 2022 at 6:58 PM
  13. PapaG replied to the thread 12GA Rifles Slugs (Brenneke in particular).

    The deer (2) that my son and I shot (one each) only made it as far as their momentum carried them after being hit through the front...

    Aug 2, 2022 at 6:55 PM
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