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by Griff
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some USA Land That Will Forever Belong To England
Replies: 11
Views: 260

Re: Some USA Land That Will Forever Belong To England

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:40 am
That's a poignant story, Blaine. Thanks for posting, mate!
+1.
by Griff
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Married vs Single Women...
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Married vs Single Women...

I always asked my wife if she ever questioned her sanity... She's simply answer, I married you didn't I?
by Griff
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Griff....... Very sharp bro! With those fancy seats, sun blocker, and blue steering wheel, it's too classy for me......did not know you had TWO of them....did you convert the other to a gas engine also? Yep, paid $500 for them both. The one already had the factory 2 cyl gas engine. It just needed a...
by Griff
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

GunnyMack wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:15 pm
Hey a golf cart with Captains chairs- that should be very comfy! Do you have a roof for the cart? Those nice cushy seats need shade .
Yep, and I even made the bracketry... as my sez, probably the only golf cart with wrought iron roof brackets!!!
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by Griff
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I ain't talented or have "skills" like Lenn... so I have to "hire" out to get stuff done! Here's the new Golf Cart seats... for my cart... which will be my "Gun Cart"... ain't no golfin' in this cart's future DSCN1161.JPG And then I got new seats for the other cart, which is mainly be for use around...
by Griff
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Genius in bamboo woodworking
Replies: 15
Views: 318

Re: Genius in bamboo woodworking

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:09 pm
I couldn't stop watching to see what he would make next.
+1.
by Griff
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Yeah Six, dump "the Squad", oh wait... you're a supporter! Carry on. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
by Griff
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY earlmck.
Replies: 6
Views: 95

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY earlmck.

Happy Birthday Earl!
by Griff
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Old Savage wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:59 am
Six, what do you think if these little Colt .22s? Wish I had a Colt .22 Magnum cylinder for this one.
I had the chance to buy either a Colt .22 (Peacekeeper, fixed sight version, yes?) or a FOFM Winchester 94 from 1929... both for $600 or $350/ea... I ended up with the mdl 94.
by Griff
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rifle safeties; how "safe"??
Replies: 20
Views: 430

Re: Rifle safeties; how "safe"??

I don't "trust" any safety. But, I have to rely on them from time to time. Maintenance, inspection, repair as needed and diligence in all the foregoing allow me to "warily rely" on them.
by Griff
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Sorry to hear about your loss Gunny. I've got a couple of days off down here in SC... Rock Hill, sitting in a motel to keep from idling the truck for close to 3 days... But, man, finding room to park the truck @ restaurants is a bit of a chore. Why aren't things like that Uber thing free? I'll have ...
by Griff
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Stan in SC & BlaineG
Replies: 10
Views: 163

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Stan in SC & BlaineG

Ysabel Kid wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:34 pm
Happy belated b-day fellas! :D :D
Likewise!
by Griff
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Todd... don't feel bad about not making Sturgis... I've been thru there during the 1st week of August... it's nuts... can't even park in the truck stops... let alone getting into a restaurant... girls shaking their ta-tas at ya... distracting one from the serious job of driving... It's worse than Da...
by Griff
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday ollogger.
Replies: 7
Views: 134

Re: Happy Birthday ollogger.

Happy Birthday!
by Griff
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 case failure
Replies: 46
Views: 861

Re: 30-30 case failure

That was just a light hearted idea :) But what I find strange is that Rossi and Taurus are in Brazil and make guns of that caliber and yet there is no 30-30 brass available. One more thought, can you post a pick of a fired case that didn't separate along side of a sized case? One more more thought;...
by Griff
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 case failure
Replies: 46
Views: 861

Re: 30-30 case failure

How do you store your ammo sir? I ask, because I had a case head separation in a .30-30 that no amount of head scratching could I attribute a cause. However, on inspection of the other cases, I found a "line" around the circumference of each case from where they rubbed up against the "MTM" case they...
by Griff
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

OldWin wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:48 am
Pitchy wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:36 am
Prayers up Ron, ya get better now.
Yes. Hope you are better soon. I want to say the beer will help.....but I'm not real certain.
+1.
by Griff
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Fancy-smancy... I got a couple hardases... plastic. the rest are soft cases... like me! A couple of 'em are pretty nice, gotta order a couple more!
by Griff
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

That's FAKE NEWS don't ya know - they are actually Trump Supporters committing crimes in blackface , just to create the false impression that we have a violent and lawless demographic, created by the socialist policies of the Dumbascraps. wo buddies of mine are ex Philly street cops and they tell m...
by Griff
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaking Of Motorcycles.....
Replies: 17
Views: 382

Re: Speaking Of Motorcycles.....

I thought it looked pretty sharp, and you did a credible job showin' off its acceleration!
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by Griff
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt Display For The Next Gun Show
Replies: 17
Views: 409

Re: Colt Display For The Next Gun Show

Pitchy wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:42 pm
Super nice collection. 8)
+1.
by Griff
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I you’re going to have a biopsy
Replies: 9
Views: 296

Re: I you’re going to have a biopsy

Gosh Doc, you sound like my doc... I keep askin' her to use English! Oh yeah Tycer, good luck!
by Griff
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It was a boy!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 278

Re: It was a boy!!!

jeepnik wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:11 pm
Congrats.
fordwannabe wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:14 pm
Congratulations. Levergunners joining us in droves this week. :D
Pitchy wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:44 pm
Congrats pard. 8) :)
OldWin wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:17 pm
Congratulations to the whole family.
+ Another!
by Griff
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

neat car show OS... me, I went to a cowboy action match yesterday! Free ammo and no guns to clean!!! Borrowing other folk's stuff is definitely the way to go!
by Griff
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I lived thru a number of those in the 40 years I lived in CA... The most telling was the Newport quake in the '80s... abed in the early am, (waterbed)... woke up me and wife, and we both rolled around a bit... both of us said, "golly, the earth moved and we weren't even having sex!" I'd rather have ...
by Griff
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unasked-For AR Advice
Replies: 14
Views: 401

Re: Unasked-For AR Advice

PatientWolf wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:34 pm
:lol: :lol: :lol:
+1!!!
by Griff
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been hiding this one
Replies: 10
Views: 384

Re: I've been hiding this one

Sixgun wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:18 pm
You've been "hiding it"??? Well, how about if you hide it at my place? I like that.......there's something about Smith & Wesson/Colt factory engraving ....to me, it's always more tastefully done.-----6
+1!
by Griff
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Happy Birthday Six! I've given up on horses... bought three cows to eat later this year... I'll have steaks, brisket, ribs, & roasts to show for MY investment... :P :P
by Griff
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range report: Vintage 38-55 (photos)
Replies: 12
Views: 434

Re: Range report: Vintage 38-55 (photos)

AJMD429 wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:29 pm
ollogger wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:03 pm
Well Kirk, you always make for a good read along with a fine photo of a great old shooting gun
Yep...one of the highlights of the forum...!
Another +1... Image
by Griff
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range report: Vintage 38-55 (photos)
Replies: 12
Views: 434

Re: Range report: Vintage 38-55 (photos)

Old Savage wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:06 pm
I see no bullet was even an inch off the group center.
+1. Very good.
by Griff
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Naw, if someone backs into my fence I want their vehicle damaged... the worse the better! If they hit any part of my fence, they're trespassing... And when thy come to the door to complain, I can get their insurance info for filing MY claim about the damage to my fences... and charge whatever I fanc...
by Griff
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY !
Replies: 7
Views: 117

Re: HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY !

Happy Birthday, America!!
by Griff
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Anvil Stand
Replies: 11
Views: 230

Re: New Anvil Stand

Thanks! Just what I needed...
by Griff
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

darn Six... all I got to do was look at a bunch trucks in the parking lot... :( :(
by Griff
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Anvil Stand
Replies: 11
Views: 230

Re: New Anvil Stand

Looks good, i had a oak under my anvil for the last 30 years but it broke in four pieces a few weeks ago while using it. Have a birch under it temp until i find another oak, i put four RR spikes around them and they never move. I thought of doing that, but thought they might be a bit short. Got a p...
by Griff
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Anvil Stand
Replies: 11
Views: 230

Re: New Anvil Stand

An Osage tree that big should have had lots of limbs good for bow making. that piece You have the anvil on will be still here in 500 years. :D . I t does... but I"ll probably make some of my shooting sticks out of a lot of them... I cut down a few black locust and mesquite trees also. The mesquite ...
by Griff
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Anvil Stand
Replies: 11
Views: 230

Re: New Anvil Stand

I've only ever used a metal stand with a bit of firehose for traction... I'm hoping that will be nice and firm, and with some chain to hold it in place, steady, with a better feel... Wish I'd have had it when I was making the brackets for my golf cart roof. Kinda odd, havin' wrought iron brackets on...
by Griff
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Find the hidden levergun in this photo....
Replies: 18
Views: 677

Re: Find the hidden levergun in this photo....

I'm in love. That's a 94 I'd like to have.
by Griff
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Anvil Stand
Replies: 11
Views: 230

New Anvil Stand

My son cut me a piece of Bois D-Arc to use as an anvil stand from our pasture... the tree was in need of cutting down...
New anvil base.jpg
New anvil base.jpg
by Griff
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Mod -94 quality gets me again (problems)
Replies: 5
Views: 221

Re: Winchester Mod -94 quality gets me again (problems)

If guide screw is in hole and loose, moving up & down, it will eventually wallow out the hole. I'd recommend removing to inspect & repair. If guide screw is broken, the only thing holding the guide is the bolt, and it can come out without the bolt removed. Check with Wisner's or Gun Parts Inc (Numri...
by Griff
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Gunny, my G-Grandpa woulda harpooned that whale & towed it home!
Tom & Jim Norton & Tom Jackson-seated.jpg
by Griff
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Dang! THATS MY BOY!!!! (Jay). That's a guy who knows what's going on in the lift department...... I'm confused Jay.....you just posted you were in Alaska. How did you get home so fast? Griff......Is your golf cart for cowboy action shoots? You are gonna make a lot of guys jealous. You sure have a l...
by Griff
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Yep, my golf cart. The rear is just as stiff with or without the lift. I just thought the tires protruded too far with the 2" spacer (off my son's cart), and wasn't far enough with the 1". Since they don't make a 1-½" spacer, I'll probably go with the 2". Been working on fence all morning. Then it g...
by Griff
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

So... you Jeep guys, you think the 2" spacer on the left looks better, or the 1" spacer on the right?
2-inch pacer.png
1-inch spacer.png
by Griff
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1877 Sharps Article Finished For "Rifle" Magazine
Replies: 13
Views: 563

Re: 1877 Sharps Article Finished For "Rifle" Magazine

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:31 am
Congratulations, Shrapnel. I will hunt down a copy of that issue. Gotta love a Shiloh.
+1.
by Griff
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78739

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Well, the 4x4 Vette looks ok... (except for that paint)... but that yellow '33/'34 p/u would be really fun to drive... be it stock or slightly hot-rodded!!! I once worked with a guy that had 5 '33 or '34 Fords... all different models, all hot-rodded to some degree or so. He was a firm believer in ke...
by Griff
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Watch Out For Windows 10 - 1903 System Update: It Takes Hours!!
Replies: 19
Views: 473

Re: Watch Out For Windows 10 - 1903 System Update: It Takes Hours!!

Whatever all the above means... I'm glad it's workin' for ya! My laptop and android tablet seem none the worse for all the denigration everyone likes to heap on 'em! :P :P
by Griff
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 37 years of Bliss
Replies: 28
Views: 585

Re: 37 years of Bliss

Congrats Norma and Lenn! I thought my first was only gonna last a couple of years... Then it was 16 and neither of us were anxious to keep going, but too lazy to go the trouble to dissolve the thing... Then it was 21... and she wanted out... I said ok... she changed her mind... Everytime we thought ...
by Griff
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 24" Barrel?
Replies: 9
Views: 384

Re: Winchester 94 24" Barrel?

Pete44ru wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:19 pm
That's a very good price for a Model 94 1871-1971 NRA Centennial.
+1!