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Topic: What Are You Reading These Days?
SamW

Replies: 19
Views: 7068

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:28 pm   Subject: What Are You Reading These Days?
Jim Corbett Omnibus...hunting maneater tigers and leopards.
Topic: OT: Just because it's cool
SamW

Replies: 19
Views: 8900

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 6:50 pm   Subject: OT: Just because it's cool
Gil, I built the same style of tracking board but with a stepper motor turning a 1/4-20 threaded rod. Shot Hale-Bopp, Hyakotaki (sp) and Halley's. Worked great and still have the board.
Topic: OT: Just because it's cool
SamW

Replies: 19
Views: 8900

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:03 am   Subject: OT: Just because it's cool
Here is one camera mount I am interested in...

MiniTrack LX3 advertised by omegon.com

Problem is if I order one, I will have to get a much better camera than I have. I last did astro photos wit ...
Topic: OT: Just because it's cool
SamW

Replies: 19
Views: 8900

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:50 pm   Subject: OT: Just because it's cool
There are trackers available at modest cost that mount camera to tripod and eliminate star tracks in longer exposures. Check out bhphotovideo.com or other such sites.
Topic: OT: Just because it's cool
SamW

Replies: 19
Views: 8900

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:11 pm   Subject: OT: Just because it's cool
Looking at you looking back at me looking at you...makes you wonder who is out there??? Lovely photos!
Topic: Now just what do I do with this?
SamW

Replies: 29
Views: 11920

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 02, 2019 6:05 pm   Subject: Now just what do I do with this?
The first thing that caught my eye...I see what looks like a cave painting of a plains game animal, an antelope or oryx running to the right.
Topic: Las Vegas Gun shops
SamW

Replies: 7
Views: 6349

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:37 pm   Subject: Las Vegas Gun shops
The Beinfeld Antique show is 25-27 Jan at the Westgate. If you want to see doubles (and scads more) that is the place to be.
Topic: How do You Pronounce Cheddite
SamW

Replies: 12
Views: 7855

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:29 am   Subject: How do You Pronounce Cheddite
Always makes me think of cheddar cheese.
Topic: choke chart
SamW

Replies: 4
Views: 5146

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:17 pm   Subject: choke chart
Nice to see Morris has added the 16.
Topic: Your Favorite U. S. Made Double
SamW

Replies: 54
Views: 41509

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:11 pm   Subject: Your Favorite U. S. Made Double
You are right Researcher which is why they only ever did one and it was for one of their best customers for whom they built a lot of M21s. If I remember right it took the customer some effort to tal ...
Topic: Your Favorite U. S. Made Double
SamW

Replies: 54
Views: 41509

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:54 am   Subject: Your Favorite U. S. Made Double
Thanks dap. That was the 1995 SCI auction rifle, no. 4 in their "World's Most Dangerous Game" series. Definitely not a 16 ga.
Topic: Your Favorite U. S. Made Double
SamW

Replies: 54
Views: 41509

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:30 pm   Subject: Your Favorite U. S. Made Double
Also if you go to engravingforum.com and click on "all albums" and then search for luthier engraving you will see a few photos of guitars I have built and engraved and a baritone ukulele wit ...
Topic: Your Favorite U. S. Made Double
SamW

Replies: 54
Views: 41509

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:00 pm   Subject: Your Favorite U. S. Made Double
Hi Tony,

I am on a slow dial-up system (remote location) and photobucket type sites don't work for me.

However, if you go to engraverscafé.com near the top of the page you will see a number of & ...
Topic: Your Favorite U. S. Made Double
SamW

Replies: 54
Views: 41509

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:42 am   Subject: Your Favorite U. S. Made Double
My favorite is always the one I am engraving on at the time...or shooting at the time. I just favor older American made firearms!
Topic: Single shot 16ga
SamW

Replies: 28
Views: 26707

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:56 am   Subject: Single shot 16ga
I was given an H&R Topper in 20ga. for Christmas when I was 10 and I have been fighting the recoil flinch I developed ever since (65 yrs). Just something to consider.
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