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Ruger Black Hawk .357 ???

 
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:22 PM
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Re: Ruger Black Hawk .357 ???

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Cool! I love those guns too. Looking for a single action 22 right now. I am going to train my horse to shoot off of. I figure a single action will be the safest for this as it would be less likely to discharge when we hit the ground.

Jeff
That's funny!

Set a video camera up for the first try. I want to see how big a truck one can drive between you and the saddle. You can get a horse to settle down but I think it's bad for their ears unless you cover them.
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Old 02-02-2013, 03:24 PM
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Cool! I love those guns too. Looking for a single action 22 right now. I am going to train my horse to shoot off of. I figure a single action will be the safest for this as it would be less likely to discharge when we hit the ground.

Jeff
Lol

After your last spill I wouldnt have bet that youd be doin anything to instigate any rodeos. Cant say Id do any different though I too, am a slow learner. Haha
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Ethan Parke........roped the deer in 1953. Put tags in his ears turned him loose then shot him in 1955. Always liked this pic
The story was told to me by his wife who owned the little motel we stayed at on a deer hunt in Malta Idaho about 17 years ago...... Youll never see that again. Just a cool pic of Idaho deer huntin history
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Old 02-02-2013, 07:07 PM
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Lol

After your last spill I wouldnt have bet that youd be doin anything to instigate any rodeos. Cant say Id do any different though I too, am a slow learner. Haha
I decided a long time ago-the only time I'm shooting off a horse is to get the SOB before he gets me.
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Old 02-02-2013, 09:15 PM
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You can get a horse to settle down but I think it's bad for their ears unless you cover them.
That's why I haven't tried it, I know I could talk my older mare into it but I think it's pretty hard on em without specific loads for that purpose. Besides the old girl would probably bite me for it
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:52 PM
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Re: Ruger Black Hawk .357 ???

Pretty common anymore. I do think some put ear plugs in. If I get to anywhere close to this guy I would be elated.


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Old 02-03-2013, 02:27 PM
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Re: Ruger Black Hawk .357 ???

get yourself a good O-Mok-See horse and load up some mild black powder snakeshot
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