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by Griff
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Key to my heart- gun lock added.
Replies: 37
Views: 946

Re: Key to my heart- gun lock added.

Ya done good! :mrgreen:
by Griff
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

GunnyMack wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:42 pm
Ah gotcha! Looks very tasty .
It was!!! :D :D
by Griff
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Darned if I know, comes all marinated in a package @ Wally-World!
by Griff
Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

No bikinis... but,pork loin, seasoned potatoes and Mike Hard Black Cherry Lemonade.
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by Griff
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the right age to learn to hunt....
Replies: 9
Views: 501

Re: What is the right age to learn to hunt....

piller wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:59 am
Right age is when the person wants to learn.
+1!
by Griff
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY 80th BIRTHDAY Batman1939.
Replies: 5
Views: 403

Re: HAPPY 80th BIRTHDAY Batman1939.

Happy Birthday Batman!
by Griff
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biathalon?
Replies: 15
Views: 570

Re: Biathalon?

Campsalot, thanks for posting that info, I have often watched Biathlon but never really knew much about it, interesting.... :wink: Ditto. Although, like most things "Winter"... it's best viewed thru glass, from inside where it's toasty warm... :P Even when I off-roaded during the winter, I preferre...
by Griff
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Took a few shots with Marlin Cowboy 45-70
Replies: 20
Views: 830

Re: Took a few shots with Marlin Cowboy 45-70

I just opened my "care package" of various 45-70 cast bullets from Ron. I'm looking forward to trying some out in my 1886! The only bullet I've used previously is a 325 RFN plain base. I'll have to do an attitude adjustment to slow my loads down. I think my drive to extract more velocity was at the ...
by Griff
Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lake City ?
Replies: 8
Views: 420

Re: Lake City ?

GunnyMack wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:57 pm
...And yes never shoot someone else's reloads.
I'd set about pulling those bullets, dump the powder, pull the decapping pin and see if they are actually resized. I bet they weren't sized.
THIS ↑ ↑ ↑

Be sure to lube the cases before running 'em thru the sizing die... just saying...
by Griff
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduced: Tesla Electric Pickup Truck
Replies: 45
Views: 1485

Re: Introduced: Tesla Electric Pickup Truck

model55 wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:53 pm
A Pontiac Aztek and a De Loren were left alone one night.............
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Griff
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Ah com'n Six, you know that by "cable" he means the one that's holding the house up!
by Griff
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Whoa Griff! If you notice, I did no "shooter blaming" in your unfortunate 1911 experience. :D Glad you got it sorted out. Yea, guess I shoulda been more specific with that "you guys" appellation! And Gunny's comment was borderline... so that leaves... :P Yep, got to comparing the bullet I was calli...
by Griff
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Eye Test" for Levergunners!
Replies: 10
Views: 655

Re: "Eye Test" for Levergunners!

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Griff
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: God save us from fanatics
Replies: 12
Views: 673

Re: God save us from fanatics

Booger Bill wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:07 pm
“Oh, you know — they’re the animals they use to make naugahyde couches.”
Well... naugahyde couches were certainly a blight on society... Anything to halt their reproduction would likely benefit children... :twisted:
by Griff
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduced: Tesla Electric Pickup Truck
Replies: 45
Views: 1485

Re: Introduced: Tesla Electric Pickup Truck

...250 miles on a charge... Hmmm... that will just barely get one between DFW and Houston... depending where you were leaving from in the metroplex and where you were going in Houston... It would probably run out of juice if you were just driving the outer loop around Houston... let alone actually ...
by Griff
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Griff......Yes! Guns sense stress....no bs...and its usually us......when competing we are focus on the target, not proper manipulation/handling of the firearm....we may be "limp wristing", holding on to parts that should not be held, not enough focus on complete "completion" of manual operation......
by Griff
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Went to a Wild Bunch match yesterday. Not a fun time. I picked up my 45ACP ammo can and it felt light. Yep! 4 empty mags & 4 rounds. No problem, my extra 45ACP can is still half full of 200gr. H&G 68s. Load up truck, guns, ammo and head out. 1st stage, draw the 1911, rack the slide and let go... did...
by Griff
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Pete44ru, KWK & Peter Richards.
Replies: 7
Views: 249

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Pete44ru, KWK & Peter Richards.

Well, officially, it's Happy Belated Birthday fellers!
by Griff
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: article ..... the .375 Winchester Remembered
Replies: 19
Views: 517

Re: article ..... the .375 Winchester Remembered

Must've been a latent idea.. received the 1-4x32 scope for the Marlin 375 today. Sure is nice to look thru a clear glass. I'll have to load some ammo now! :o
by Griff
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dremel tools- we all have one
Replies: 24
Views: 641

Re: Dremel tools- we all have one

I have 3 Dremels also... one electric, one battery powered that probably gets the most use, and one mini that would get used more, but without a removable battery, it's only used on small, quick jobs!

And yes, I've ruined a thing or two with one... luckily, not a gun!
by Griff
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: article ..... the .375 Winchester Remembered
Replies: 19
Views: 517

Re: article ..... the .375 Winchester Remembered

I also have a Marlin 375, carried for several self-guided bear hunts in NorCal... unsuccessfully, which should be an object lesson in self-guided bear hunting. W/o dogs BTW... doomed from the git-go! Anyway, my Marlin 375 was purchased NIB in 1980, yet carries a serial number dating to 1978. I've be...
by Griff
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marshall Dillon's Colt
Replies: 11
Views: 506

Re: Marshall Dillon's Colt

Ok., good to see you on the Forum... I've been in Sid's several times, just didn't remember that revolver there, tho' it could very well be.
by Griff
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marshall Dillon's Colt
Replies: 11
Views: 506

Re: Marshall Dillon's Colt

Are you in Sid's in Sparks, NV?
by Griff
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Six, question here. I have a three screw Ruger .45 and a .41 twin. Now are they Old Model? The 45 appeared to be unfired. The 41 was used very little both would look as new. Whatever you do, DO NOT send that 3 screw .45 Colt to Ruger for any reason whatsoever. If it breaks, or you just wanna get ri...
by Griff
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Well, I'll just leave you with this. This is a lawn ornament in Maine. Yup, a cow made from a 55gal drum. I just realized, I have a "front lawn used car dealer" nor 300 yards from my house. I will have to snap a pic! As Jeff Foxworthy said, "...if half the cars you own are on blocks in the front ya...
by Griff
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Back from the range sighting in a couple of rifles... and plinking with the Browning 1885 in 45 Colt... and my son found the ONLY round w/o powder in a 45ACP Ammo can full... And, wouldn't you know, I left the brass rod on the living room floor... Anyway, 1903-A3: https://i35.photobucket.com/albums/...
by Griff
Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

4-¾" is best... I think I'll get the 7-½" that belonged to my wife cut to 4-¾". I always thought she liked it... but, no... whe also preferred the shorter length! A good thing!! Although, Sixgun, it's a slightly used 2nd Gen "presentation" model that has not engraving... Should I leave it alone? Am ...
by Griff
Sat Nov 16, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks guys, it'll be the "grocery getter" until I get the Camaro done... now that will be a project! Since the wife passed, I've eaten out exactly twice when home... out workin' don't count. Sorry Six, but bein' as it was the wife;s I aiin' partin' with it, and the dually is needed to haul the golf...
by Griff
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Well, I finished the, (okay, part of it)... on my wife's Chevy p/u. When she passed it had about 44,xxx miles on it... and one of the first times I drove it, I found a grinding noise when the brakes were applied. Investigation found the left rear brake was steel on disc. (4 wheel discs, which was a ...
by Griff
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 30-30 does it again
Replies: 49
Views: 984

Re: The 30-30 does it again

Well Griff it's like this- ya take the jeep until ya cant go anymore THEN ya take the wheeler until ya cant go anymore THEN ya walk into your tree stand and shoot a big buck! Yep, when I was a newbie at huntin', and old feller told me that the successful hunter went further than any of the other hu...
by Griff
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 30-30 does it again
Replies: 49
Views: 984

Re: The 30-30 does it again

Wait... wait... WAIT A SECOND here folks. Don't the rest of you see something wrong with this picture? https://www.levergunscommunity.org/download/file.php?id=20150&mode=view What the heck does a guy with a Jeep need with a 4-wheeler? I've been told for years that a Jeep can go anywhere, except wher...
by Griff
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gunshow: Pasadena, TX
Replies: 4
Views: 231

Re: Gunshow: Pasadena, TX

If I'm not back at work by then, I just might a drive down to see. Never been to gunshow down there!
by Griff
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tang Sight for Marlin 1881
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Re: Tang Sight for Marlin 1881

Aye, welcome to THE Forum.
by Griff
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another Mule Deer Buck With The Lever Action
Replies: 14
Views: 332

Re: Another Mule Deer Buck With The Lever Action

Congrats to your son on a fi e buck and excellent choice in gun.
by Griff
Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attn Veterans
Replies: 10
Views: 226

Re: Attn Veterans

Thank you! I am happy that times have changed. I remember coming home and being told not to wear my uniform as I traveled. U.S. Army 1966 - 1969 God Bless all you vets. And God Bless those who support them! Likewise. I was even told not to put my service down on civilian job applications. I never o...
by Griff
Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: U.S.S. Grayback, WWII Navy Sub -- Found After 75 Years
Replies: 5
Views: 186

Re: U.S.S. Grayback, WWII Navy Sub -- Found After 75 Years

piller wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:40 pm
Rest in peace to all who died in war.
+1. Regardless of side...
by Griff
Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Piller, did that yesterday... didn't miss one all day... even shot faster'n my normal glacier pace... didn't finish last, or even next-to-last! Must've been all that tension built up. Six, you didn't answer my question, do you still want some help next week? I know it's a tad late, but I've still go...
by Griff
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Leaves The House With You Every Single Time?
Replies: 16
Views: 468

Re: What Leaves The House With You Every Single Time?

Gloves. I don't wanna be leavin' fingerprints all over! :twisted: :D
by Griff
Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

Man, I feel like such a slacker, 1st time in more'n 15 days I've been here. Back home after dealing with Oregon beaurocrats and family. Six, 1st let me say this... if you give me till the 1st of next week, have 20" Stihl will travel. (Gettin' work done on pickup, new Ked's and lowered suspension. Do...
by Griff
Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...
Replies: 30
Views: 952

Re: On the AR-15 as a home-defense weapon...

I totally disagree with the writer on his premise for the AR15 being OK for home defense. But not because of over penetration. Any long barreled gun is a detriment in close quarters that home defense is really all about. It's far too easy for an attacker to get hold of the barrel of a long rifle or...
by Griff
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

GunnyMack wrote:
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:11 am
Meanwhile- back at the ranch,
I just realized Six is back to 'lever gunner'' , you lost your posting leader status. You sir were robbed! :D
Nah, he still thinks changing his screen name will allow him some anominity.
by Griff
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Opinion
Replies: 41
Views: 936

Re: My Opinion

Your opinion is scholarly, informed and given with a clarity and conciseness that is refreshing and inspiring. The fact that I agree notwithstanding. :)
by Griff
Fri Oct 25, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 1391
Views: 20172

Re: The Gun Room

GunnyMack wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 3:30 pm
You should try to find the negative of that picture and get another print made for your daughter!
THIS ↑↑↑
by Griff
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A dilemma
Replies: 29
Views: 917

Re: A dilemma

Companion guns feel "right" when they're in the same chambering. But... there's something magical about the Colt pattern revolver in 45 Colt! And there's NOTHING like the C-O-L-T of a real Colt when you cock it! Mine are both 3rd Gens, new when I bought them, and I've enjoyed every scratch and mark ...
by Griff
Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pilgrimage of respect
Replies: 14
Views: 353

Re: Pilgrimage of respect

One of my bucket list places I want to visit. Probably doesn't have any parking for an 18-wheeler! :roll:
by Griff
Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request
Replies: 23
Views: 398

Prayer Request

I've been distracted the past coupla days as late Tuesday afternoon, i got the news my Mom passed away. Mom turned 95, and while it's not unexpected, it came with a suddenness that is. My sister is a mess, as she was there with Mom. I'm out on the road working, get home tomorrow and fly ou to OR wit...