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by JimT
Fri May 19, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leaving For Africa Soon
Replies: 7
Views: 267

Re: Leaving For Africa Soon

piller wrote:
Thu May 18, 2017 2:17 pm
Have a safe and thoroughly enjoyable time.
Thank you sir. I am looking forward to it.
by JimT
Fri May 19, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I’D LIKE TO GO TO AFRICA
Replies: 13
Views: 619

Re: I’D LIKE TO GO TO AFRICA

walks with gun wrote:
Thu May 18, 2017 7:06 pm
I always thought I'd like to go there if it weren't for so many dang foreigners.
There ain't many. Often you are the only one. :D

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by JimT
Wed May 17, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leaving For Africa Soon
Replies: 7
Views: 267

Re: Leaving For Africa Soon

BlaineG wrote:
Wed May 17, 2017 1:46 pm
I always thought that you belonged in Africa.
I do love Africa.
I don't know that I will live there anymore.
But I am glad to be going back for a while.
by JimT
Sun May 14, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee Jurras Obituary
Replies: 2
Views: 276

Lee Jurras Obituary

Lee E. Jurras, 82, passed from this life early on the morning of April 24, a victim of the ravages of cancer. During his last hours he was attended by good friend Mike Hatfield and Lisele Bockes, his loving caretaker for the last portion of his life. As per Lee’s wishes, there were no funeral servic...
by JimT
Sun May 07, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Monte Walsh
Replies: 14
Views: 592

Re: Monte Walsh

aussie wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 11:18 pm
Jim T, I didn't say that. The ending was truly moving.
Yes sir. It is.
by JimT
Sat May 06, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Monte Walsh
Replies: 14
Views: 592

Re: Monte Walsh

aussie wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 4:36 am
Thanks Shasta for the recommendation of the book. I finished it today, excellent read. So glad I was able to track a copy down.
If you were able to finish it without your eyes filling up with water I salute you.
by JimT
Thu May 04, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Monte Walsh
Replies: 14
Views: 592

Re: Monte Walsh

So which version is closest to the book? The movie only covers a couple chapters of the book. The book covers Monte's life from a young teenager on. It has some of the best descriptions of ranch life and cowboying in the 1880's that have been written. I have both movies. I like the bucking horse sc...
by JimT
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unanswerable question on black powder
Replies: 23
Views: 701

Re: Unanswerable question on black powder

It will work. Not many times. I've shot blackpowder in a lot of cartridges not originally intended for it. I've shot blackpowder in lots of things not intended for it. Surprisingly, I still have all my fingers, my eyes and most of my eyebrows. :)
by JimT
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 71 Winchester
Replies: 5
Views: 319

Model 71 Winchester

Just in case anyone is interested .. I stopped in at National Pawn in Georgetown, Texas this morning. They have a Model 71 Winchester for sale. Deluxe Model with forend cap, receiver sight etc. $1400.00 (512) 869-7296 http://nationalpawnandjewelry.com/ I have no connection with them. I just stopped ...
by JimT
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 Special Handloads - Handloader Mag
Replies: 8
Views: 562

Re: 44 Special Handloads - Handloader Mag

For longer range I use 16.5 gr. 2400 and the Keith 250 gr. SWC in my .44 Special. It's a good hunting load also. https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/16266001_10212369335134371_5081232675988528390_n.jpg?oh=344db888154ea50c4fc4789b8fb7aa79&oe=59824698 https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/17022364...
by JimT
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My latest Newsletter
Replies: 1
Views: 142

My latest Newsletter

entitled "Keep Calm and Go To Mozambique"

https://sarayuinternational.files.wordp ... il2017.pdf

Trivia about the trip we will be taking is included at no extra cost.
by JimT
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee Jurras
Replies: 12
Views: 635

Lee Jurras

John Taffin sent word this morning that Lee Jurras passed away in the night. He had been battling cancer for some time. He was a pioneer and did more for the shooting industry than most folks realize. He will be missed.
by JimT
Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 348 Levergun
Replies: 11
Views: 670

Re: 348 Levergun

GunnyMack wrote:
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:55 pm
Love the 348, but I'd really like find a #1 in 9.3x74R.
Build it. There are folks out there like Nonneman who can do it.
by JimT
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 348 Levergun
Replies: 11
Views: 670

Re: 348 Levergun

3leggedturtle wrote:
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:15 pm
Is that the NECG peep site? If so, how does he like it? Nice rifle and cartridge. Todd/3leg
I am not sure. I know he mentioned it as something special but I don't remember what he said.
by JimT
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I’D LIKE TO GO TO AFRICA
Replies: 13
Views: 619

Re: I’D LIKE TO GO TO AFRICA

I will be going to Africa this next month. I plan on being there about a month before returning. I am taking my 18 year-old grand-daughter with me. We will be dedicating the Computer Center in Twyla's memory.
by JimT
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I’D LIKE TO GO TO AFRICA
Replies: 13
Views: 619

I’D LIKE TO GO TO AFRICA

I’D LIKE TO GO TO AFRICA I’d like to go to Africa To walk on the red earth in the bright sunlight To experience the village life And see the night stars without interference of city lights Where voices can be heard a half mile away And children play without benefit of electronics I want to see the m...
by JimT
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 348 Levergun
Replies: 11
Views: 670

348 Levergun

Well ... it does have a Lever ... My friend Tom kept hearing guys say they wished Ruger would make a #1 in .348 .. so he went to Regan Nonneman and had one built. I shot it this last week and what a sweet gun it is! https://sarayuinternational.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/dsc08837.jpg https://sarayui...
by JimT
Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Public shooting ranges
Replies: 26
Views: 772

Re: Public shooting ranges

I have shot on public ranges near Austin, TX and never ran into anyone doing anything unsafe. The range is Controlled by Range Officers and they run a pretty tight ship. It is limited - especially to those of us who either had our own ranges or lived where we could shoot anytime in the country. But ...
by JimT
Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those interested ... my latest Newsletter
Replies: 3
Views: 252

For those interested ... my latest Newsletter

My latest Newsletter is now available via this link

https://sarayuinternational.files.wordp ... ch2017.pdf
by JimT
Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not a Levergun but it goes with one ...
Replies: 11
Views: 561

Re: Not a Levergun but it goes with one ...

Nice grips you have there. I'd like to have some stags on my Rodeo but not in the budget right now. How do you like your USFA? I wish mine had a little heavier trigger pull, but other wise its a great revolver. I lightened the hammer spring and installed a Wolff trigger/bolt spring .. smoothed up t...
by JimT
Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question from the old sixgunner.com days
Replies: 4
Views: 438

Re: Question from the old sixgunner.com days

Cazador is doing fine. He's had a few health issues but is still continuing to hunt and shoot. And I found The Boys From the Broken Nose Ranch. Amazing .. this here internet thingy.
by JimT
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question from the old sixgunner.com days
Replies: 4
Views: 438

Question from the old sixgunner.com days

Does anyone know what ever became of the Boys From The Broken Nose Ranch?
by JimT
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not a Levergun but it goes with one ...
Replies: 11
Views: 561

Not a Levergun but it goes with one ...

My .44 Special needed a set of one-piece grips. The factory ones are pretty much like what came on some of the old Colts but the black just didn't "do" it for me. https://sarayuinternational.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/dsc08568.jpg?w=450 So I sent the gripframe and triggerguard off to Paul Persinger...
by JimT
Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a favor from those who saw a warning on my site...
Replies: 12
Views: 630

Re: Need a favor from those who saw a warning on my site...

Worked OK for me .. no warning.
by JimT
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Today would have been Twyla's birthday.
Replies: 8
Views: 319

Today would have been Twyla's birthday.

I am not sure if they celebrate birthdays in eternity or not, but here is a "birthday" newsletter with some news and some important prayer requests I am asking you to pray over.
THANK YOU!

https://sarayuinternational.files.wordp ... 242017.pdf
by JimT
Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did you do in the Reloading Room Today?
Replies: 27
Views: 711

Re: What did you do in the Reloading Room Today?

I loaded 250 .44 Specials ... 200 of them with the Keith 250 gr. SWC over 16.5 gr. 2400 50 of them loaded with the Keith 250 gr. SWC over 7 gr. Unique. I loaded 200 45 ACP's with 230 gr. cast Flat Point over 6 gr. Unique. Then I tried to find something to keep them in. Gonna have to buy some ammo bo...
by JimT
Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Latest Newsletter
Replies: 4
Views: 258

My Latest Newsletter

You may read it online or download it and read it later.

https://sarayuinternational.files.wordp ... -02-17.pdf
by JimT
Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When I was younger and more handsome
Replies: 9
Views: 556

Re: When I was younger and more handsome

At least this guy IS a Taylor ...

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by JimT
Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When I was younger and more handsome
Replies: 9
Views: 556

Re: When I was younger and more handsome

Somehow I don't think Jim would put a Can on a revolver... http://l7.alamy.com/zooms/af8c2af850ee42bf81d6b0a672edcd4d/a-bout-portant-the-killers-1964-real-don-siegel-lee-marvin-collection-g1t0k4.jpg That wasn't me! I don't know who that guy is!! :D https://sarayuinternational.files.wordpress.com/20...
by JimT
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: News From Mozambique
Replies: 6
Views: 333

News From Mozambique

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The work on Mama Twyla's Computer Class is progressing! We are into the "finish work" phase .. finishing the inside .. the plumbing etc. I will be posting a newsletter with details later this week.
by JimT
Fri Dec 16, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Visiting With The Neighbors
Replies: 10
Views: 622

Visiting With The Neighbors

http://www.reedercustomguns.net/forum/images/uploaded/201612161740595854272bcd575.jpg http://www.reedercustomguns.net/forum/images/uploaded/20161216174209585427717c2ab.jpg http://www.reedercustomguns.net/forum/images/uploaded/20161216174258585427a208cc3.jpg After living in the Tropics it's taking m...
by JimT
Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How We Order A Meal In Texas
Replies: 27
Views: 1224

Re: How We Order A Meal In Texas

That video is an extract from « Comancheria ». I saw that movie 2 weeks ago. I was positively surprised that almost everyone in Texas do carry a gun, and that they are ready to use it if necessary. Is that true? In France, most of my fellow citizen would be feared of living in a state like Texas (I...
by JimT
Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Roof Is Finished!
Replies: 2
Views: 226

The Roof Is Finished!

In these photos it is not quite done but it is now finished! Next comes the inside work .. tile, dropped ceiling, electrical outlets and lights, doors etc. Thanks for the prayers everyone. It is coming together! https://sarayuinternational.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/the-roof-on-mama-twylas-computer-cl...
by JimT
Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Your Viewing Enjoyment
Replies: 5
Views: 382

For Your Viewing Enjoyment

or to keep rats out of the attic .. https://sarayuinternational.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/dsc08455.jpg My favorite load is the Speer 130 gr. FP over top a healthy charge of 3031. In the good news department, the roof is going on Mama Twyla's Computer Class! https://sarayuinternational.files.wordpr...
by JimT
Fri Nov 18, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lets see your loading shop
Replies: 32
Views: 1801

Re: lets see your loading shop

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/s480x480/14993299_10211632448192658_8416784594241672214_n.jpg?oh=8011ed48705db14a1a87f90fb26d1a0e&oe=588AA778 Just getting it set up after the big move. This was last week. It has come further toward being organized since then... AND I have loaded sever...
by JimT
Tue Nov 15, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rafters Going Up on Mama Twyla's Computer Classroom
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Rafters Going Up on Mama Twyla's Computer Classroom

http://www.reedercustomguns.net/forum/images/uploaded/20161115213849582b8069d222d.jpg http://www.reedercustomguns.net/forum/images/uploaded/20161115213900582b80740d7c2.jpg http://www.reedercustomguns.net/forum/images/uploaded/20161115213910582b807e8c0ab.jpg http://www.reedercustomguns.net/forum/ima...
by JimT
Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Report of the Graduation of Mama Twyla's Computer Class
Replies: 1
Views: 145

A Report of the Graduation of Mama Twyla's Computer Class

This report of the graduation was written by Adele Dabrowski. Adele and her husband Richard are part of the Team in Pemba, on the Iris base. Adele was the person who initially had the vision of building Mama Twyla's Computer Class and who got us started in that direction. Twyla and Adele were the cl...
by JimT
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: To All My Brothers and Sisters Who Served or Are Serving
Replies: 9
Views: 217

To All My Brothers and Sisters Who Served or Are Serving

Thank you for giving yourself to the Service of our Nation. For those who are away from their families, I pray you are kept safe and return to them. May your road be smooth and your pack light. For those like myself who served our time, may you be blessed with the knowledge that you did your part, e...
by JimT
Mon Nov 07, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: News from me
Replies: 0
Views: 1041

News from me

An update on where I am, what I am planning ..

https://sarayuinternational.wordpress.c ... rom-jim-2/
by JimT
Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm gaining a lot of respect for the .45 Colt
Replies: 60
Views: 1741

Re: I'm gaining a lot of respect for the .45 Colt

You could ask the boys who were on the Grays River in Wyoming that one June. We were shooting a ways across into an old log cabin .. it was more than a quarter mile if I remember correctly .. 44's and 45's and some 475's and 500's. The logs did not stop the "smaller" calibers from entering the cabi...
by JimT
Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm gaining a lot of respect for the .45 Colt
Replies: 60
Views: 1741

Re: I'm gaining a lot of respect for the .45 Colt

You could ask the boys who were on the Grays River in Wyoming that one June. We were shooting a ways across into an old log cabin .. it was more than a quarter mile if I remember correctly .. 44's and 45's and some 475's and 500's. The logs did not stop the "smaller" calibers from entering the cabi...
by JimT
Sat Oct 29, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Still no Internet Access but we are doing well.
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Still no Internet Access but we are doing well.

No political ads, arguments or discussion has been nice. My Office has been at McDonalds .. though I only go there a couple times a week. Traffic was heavy. I had to wait at the stop sign for 3 cars!! On the bright side, Mama Twyla's Computer Class is almost ready to roof! I would appreciate your pr...
by JimT
Sat Oct 15, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Update on the construction of the computer class in Africa
Replies: 6
Views: 204

Re: Update on the construction of the computer class in Afri

looks like expert bricklaying to me. are the bricks a local product? Yes they are. They have a machine that makes them. I am not sure how many Estefano (the contractor) turns out but some friends in another location in Mozambique turn out 500 to 700 a day. Takes a couple weeks for them to "set" .. ...
by JimT
Fri Oct 14, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Update on the construction of the computer class in Africa
Replies: 6
Views: 204

Update on the construction of the computer class in Africa

My friends Richard and Adele are back in Pemba. They sent me a nice email with photos of the construction of Mama Twyla's Computer Class! They said they are pleased with how it is going and with the quality of the work. Adele reminded me that the rainy season will be starting in the not-too-distant ...