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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2006, 06:29:37 PM »
Trailrider I know my cutlass was made in India - but great quality for what I use it for.

If'n I was going to bea hardcore re-enactor I would have bought an Ames - but not for CAS.

I am happy so far with my overseas items - dang global economy:)!!

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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
« Reply #21 on: March 20, 2006, 11:00:36 PM »
Trailrider I know my cutlass was made in India - but great quality for what I use it for.

If'n I was going to bea hardcore re-enactor I would have bought an Ames - but not for CAS.

I am happy so far with my overseas items - dang global economy:)!!

PR

Speaking of the global economy...I hear tell KIA is gonna build a factory...in Texas!  ::)  I just wish they would change the brand name!  I don't speak Korean, so I don't know what kia stands for...in Korean.  But what it generally stands for in "G.I. English" sends chills up an' down my spine! NO reflection on the product...I never drove one.

Ride to the sound of the guns, but watch out for bushwhackers! Godspeed to all in harm's way in the defense of Freedom! God Bless America!

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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
« Reply #22 on: March 21, 2006, 05:43:09 PM »
RCJ I wear mine all match unless there will be fast movement.

found a good spot off my "port quarter" for the cutlass - since it stays put with frog - a-ok there.

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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
« Reply #23 on: March 22, 2006, 01:59:20 PM »
I think we are all "right sized"!!

Cabelas delivered second box and the loops have been adjusted just like first one

Will try to take some pics tonight.

Realized I need to get uniform to cleaners before roundup so will just be in cowboy clothes for Mattaponi shoot but using my USRCS leather

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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
« Reply #24 on: April 19, 2006, 10:48:09 PM »
Pony Racer,

How did the McKeever Box work on the range?  Or have you not tried it at a shoot yet.

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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
« Reply #25 on: April 20, 2006, 04:56:48 AM »
OT - I have shot with them at a monthly match and the VA 2 day match in Raphine VA.

They get great style points!!  They are actually pretty easy to use - just keep the loops a little loose - so you can angle the shells out as you pull them out and most important - remeber to open the mckeever before you get to firing line - doing them one handed when they are new is next to impossile!!

Great comments from pards and pardettes while I was using them!

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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
« Reply #26 on: April 20, 2006, 11:48:16 PM »
Pony Racer,

Were you able to get them top and bottom or just top?  Or did you need to alternate them to be able to close the box to work? 

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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
« Reply #27 on: April 21, 2006, 04:39:31 PM »
Just the top - if you did both top and bottom - you would need more leather to close the box.

I may cut a little leather away to make it easier to get shells out - but with loops being a little loose it is not to bad to angle them out.

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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
« Reply #28 on: April 22, 2006, 01:31:10 PM »
Pony Racer,

What about putting a piece of leather behind them so it keeps the angle out better.

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Re: McKeever shotgun shell holder - 17 Mar - pics
« Reply #29 on: April 22, 2006, 06:50:46 PM »
Old Top I have considered that.

I may see if my local shop has some throw away thick strips and try some new leather adhesive that a friend of mine swears by - just can't think of name of glueyt substance right now.

Not really needed - but will make pulling them out a TAD bit easier.

The biggest trick to them is remembering to open the latch before getting to stage.  On one stage I forgot and had to put shotgun back down on prop to open the McKeever up.  I am sure it will get smoother in time - but easier if you open before shooting.

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