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Dakota Law Dog
December 28, 1998, 03:26 PM
What does every body shoot for Cowboy? I use a blue Vaquero, a SS Vaquero, a blue Bisley Vaquero, all .44 mag. and all 5 1/2". I shoot .44 specials, 205 gr. swc with 4.0 grains of Clays. My rifle is a Marlin Cowboy in .45 colt, 255 lead rnfp, 5.0 gr. Clays. My shotgun is a Stoeger Coachgun in 20 gauge. Yea, I know, but when I started it was the only double I could find, and now I kinda like it. I had a Marlin 1895 for long range, but sold it and am looking for something else now. I had better luck with my Marlin 336TS .30-30 than the .45-70 anyways.

Bill Mitchell
December 28, 1998, 04:51 PM

I use a pair of Uberti 1875 Remingtons,one with a 5.5 inch barrel and one with a 7.5 inch barrel. I use 200 gr. bullets with 5.8 gr. of Titegroup. Both pistols are .45 Colt. My Rifle is a Marlin Cowboy,also in .45 Colt. I use 250 gr bullets with 6.0 gr. of Titegroup for the Marlin. I have a Stoeger 12 gauge coach gun that I shoot Winchester Featherlites with. I've just ordered a Pedersoli Sharps to replace my W&H Buffalo Classic for long range shoots.

Bellicose Bill

Dakota Law Dog
December 28, 1998, 11:01 PM
have you checked out The SASS Wire at the SASS website? Lots of posters

December 29, 1998, 09:34 AM
I've got a pair of 7 1/2" Vaqueros with stag grips and a Marlin 1894, all in 44 mag. Reload with light loads. Remington Rolling Block with an old Numrich Arms heavy octagonal barrel kit in 45/70 and a Stoeger Coachgun and an old Acme Arms (yes really is Acme, has Belgian proof marks) SxS mule ear double in 12 ga. Also have a Colt Lightening that I'd like to get up and running again for side matches.

December 29, 1998, 09:35 PM
I have a pair of 5 1/2" Vaqueros with the imitation Ivory grips ( Ivory not pearl. Only a pimp would have pearl grips on his pistol) and a Rossi Model 92, all in 44 Mag. I shoot 6.5 of Unique with 200 lrnfp in all. Shotgun is a Stevens 311 in 12 Ga. I also shoot cap & ball revolvers when I feel like cleaning guns a lot.
Bill aka Lafe R. Supper


Dakota Law Dog
December 30, 1998, 03:42 AM
Source of that quote is George Patton, when asked about his guns by a reporter who mistakenly called them pearl handled. From what I have read, there were quite a few gunmen who preferred pearl, probably because it was flashy. I have to check which ones, but I believe it was an article by Sheriff Jim Wilson.

December 30, 1998, 08:45 PM
After I posted that I hoped there weren't any Cowboy pimps out there that would get their feelings hurt :-)
Bill aka Lafe R. Supper


[This message has been edited by BillOH (edited 12-30-98).]

Trapdoor Billy
December 31, 1998, 10:47 AM
I shoot both .44-40 & .45 Colt. 7 1/2 Cimmaron and 4 3/4 Colt in .44-40 and a 7 1/2 and 5 1/2 Colt in the .45. Rifle is a Rossi in .44-40. Scatter gun I use a Remi 1900 SxS 30 in F&F, & sometimes a M-97 Riot gun.

For long range I have a M-94 in .38-55, but my favorite is a 68 TD in .50-70. Also have some long bbl and carbine .45-70. With a name like mine I gotta shoot and love the TD's :-).

Dakota Law Dog
January 1, 1999, 06:18 PM
Way it sounds by some accounts, the Earps ran whores, and even married them!

4V50 Gary
January 1, 1999, 08:58 PM
For those of you who don't know, Wyatt & Josie are buried in Colma, CA. The cemetery used to be called Hills of Eternity but they've changed their name. South of San Francisco and north of San Jose, Colma is one of those graveyard towns with more dead folks than live.