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Discussion in 'The 10 Ring' started by wabash, Jan 10, 2001.

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    Agree with the Newhart gig !
    I'm not cynical enough to be another Carlin thou......:fist:
     
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    Carlin's funny. His humor expands on stuff in a way that worked much better when he acted like a stoner, instead of a comedian in a bad suit.
     

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    True that !
    Too bad in his later years, he started attacking the "uptight businessmen in suits" that were his audience when he first was starting :( because back then, they were stoners, just like he was !
     
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    I never minded his change from a suit to a Steve Jobs costume. It was just a real eye opener when youtube came along and you could find his old acts. :faint:
     
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    And for the most part, they're still spot on !
    Some things never change.
     
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    Then there was that career as a voice actor.
     
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    He was PERFECT in "Cars".
    FWIW..."The King" & Mrs. King were Richard & Linda Petty (before her untimely passing from cancer) They were married 50+ years !
    Can't forget P.L.Neuman as Doc Hudson either. Another racer voicing a racecar...priceless !
     
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    Cars was one of those cartoons which was really enjoyable as an adult. A little memorabilia for the auto enthusiast goes a long way.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Cadillac Ranch, isn't it ?
    Yeah, a LOT of the stuff Pixar is doing is adult oriented. Just like watching Rocky & Bullwinkle cartoons now, a lot more shows up than it did when I was 10 years old ! And it's even funnier NOW.
     
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    Yes, it's the Cadillac Ranch.
    The one I often wondered about was the Cozy Cone Motel. I'm not sure what that is a parody of. I am assuming that there were a lot of tacky theme motels. I remember going to the L.A. area in the early sixties and seeing a place that sold oranges and juice and the like. The building looked like a giant orange, right down to the shape and texturing.
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    Probably something that was located on Rt. 66, there had to have been hundreds of them.
    I think a LOT of the stuff in "Cars" came from Rt. 66 really.
    One that I recall (thank you Johnny Carson!) from Cali was "Orange Julius" they had an orange drink that was fantastic. The 1st one in the Midwest was in "Lakehurst Mall" in Waukegan IL, and they were also one of the last places to close when that mall shut down. I've no idea what they used along with the orange juice, but they were great. If I was anywhere near the mall, I'd swing in, just to get one or two. One time I made a planned run, and had a cooler with me, and bought a dozen of them, home we went & into the freezer so I had a 5 day supply if I didn't pig out.
    Don't know if the chain is even in business anymore:dunno:but I'd sure like to have some more of them.......someday.
     
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    I knew they had been bought, and even earlier I think they changed (cheapened) the formulae, they no longer taste like I remember :( Damn Beancounters:fist:
     
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    New Orange Julius VERSUS Classic Orange Julius: a battle royale.

    Question: Have you ever loaded .44 Special velocity .44 Magnums with Bullseye?
     
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    Yep, tried it once, worst 50 rds. I ever loaded !
    Filthy dirty, inaccurate, smoky worse than anything,
    Tried 5 more using magnum primers, still didn't help.
    Case is too big, not efficient at all. Switched to Unique, better, but not that much, still very dirty.
    Bullet was #429421, "Keith" SWC, hard blue lube.

    B.E was 6.0 gr (had to look TWICE to make sure powder was in there!)
    Unique was 8.4 gr (in volume, about twice the B.E. load)
    This experiment made me switch to jacketed bullets & IMR4227 DuPont powder !
    22.0-23.0 gr. & 200 gr. JHPT Hornady (no longer made :( :( )
    Accuracy was fantastic, clean (used CCI Magnum primers) ran enough of them to wear out my 1st Ruger SBH :alex:
    This was my "shooter " load, there were a lot of experiments in with those, but that was my normal load.

    The loads would be much better in Spl. brass, due to a more reasonable case volume.
     
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    Discontinued powders can be disappointing.
    I seem to remember that SR 4756 worked pretty well in my revolvers and then they stopped making it. :faint:
     
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    no, the powder is still made, now it's "IMR-4227", but no longer made by DuPont. IMR powders was sold off, is now employee owned. Still the same powder thou ! :)
    it's the 200 gr bullets from Hornady that have been changed. These were not "XTP's", but the predasessor(sp) to them. Worked real well too, expanded really nice.
    XTP's don't seem to group as well in my SBH.
     
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    Hmm, It looks like the Hogdon sight calculates IMR 4227 uses more powder than SR 4756.
    They seem to be different.
    http://www.hodgdonreloading.com/data/pistol

    Anyhow, I have plenty of Unique, Win 231, and AA#7. I was just looking for an excuse to use up some Bullseye.
     
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    IMR4227 is a full-up magnum powder. The old Rem. factory loads used a non-canister 4227 type powder in .44 magnum, and the "factory duplicate" load in the 45th Lyman manual called for 25.0 gr. under a 240gr. bullet. My "turkey loads" for shilouette were 25.5 with a 240 gr. and it's a highly compressed load. And it ROCKS ! I used H-110/296 for my 180 gr. "chicken" loads, but pigs, turkeys & rams were all dropped using IMR 4227.
    The 180 gr. was for chickens, 200 gr. for pigs, 240 gr. for turkeys & 265 gr. for the rams.
    As you know, a heavier bullet will tend to shoot higher, by combining this with sight adjustments, I had enough adjustment for all 4 ranges. I actually used the foot part of the chicken as my aiming point, holding at about the base of the foot, and by the time I got out to the rams (200 meters) I was holding 1 full ram high. Worked quite well actually ;)
     
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    I was amazed at how much powder was used to load .44 Magnum with Win 296.
    7000/24 = 291

    When I only got 300 rounds out of a pound of win 296, I was a little surprised. :faint: