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by Grizz
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shark vs Buck knife
Replies: 19
Views: 369

Re: Shark vs Buck knife

My 110 I bought when I worked in the sport shop, it had been a constant companion from the mid 80s until a few years ago. I have no idea how many deer I gutted with it. Its retired now but still kept shaving sharp! I wouldn't think twice about buying a new Buck with the S30V steel, buddy gutted 6 d...
by Grizz
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remembering
Replies: 14
Views: 312

Re: Remembering

Thanks for the memories Jim. I'm with you, I like open spaces. I like trees too when I find them in a lumber yard.
by Grizz
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Rare Western Washington Snow Storm
Replies: 20
Views: 410

Re: The Rare Western Washington Snow Storm

Since the models being used are failing, it would seem that the models are not focusing on the proper data. I am not a scientist, but those who cannot put their own bias aside to figure out a model that can be accurate are no more of a scientist than I am. The real question seems to be "What is cau...
by Grizz
Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Rare Western Washington Snow Storm
Replies: 20
Views: 410

Re: The Rare Western Washington Snow Storm

It's hard to believe but I read an article that credited the extreme cold in the midwest, and the unusual snows out west to "global warming". Yes, I couldn't believe it either. Pretty amazing. :D WELL, global warming is over, dontcha know? This signals the return of the ice. NYC and Seattle will be...
by Grizz
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the allure of "tactical"?
Replies: 40
Views: 628

Re: What's the allure of "tactical"?

segue to this https://www.cdnnsports.com/iac-import-hawk-982t-defense-12gauge-18-5inch.html?___SID=U it's a fake 870, I bought one years ago first time I saw it online. Put a collapsible stock on it for various levels of clothing and convenience in transporting. Mine is crudely fashioned in a way, s...
by Grizz
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the allure of "tactical"?
Replies: 40
Views: 628

Re: What's the allure of "tactical"?

and camo sweats and camo tee shirts and camo baseball caps and camo canteens and camo sleeping bags and camo sandals

game-boy rigging
by Grizz
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?
Replies: 22
Views: 443

Re: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?

JMPO, but if they are not "gun people" and not likely to practice shooting a revolver might not be for them. I coon-fingered one of these the other day. The easiest slide to rack that I know of. Single or easy double action. A de-cocker. One in .45 might be in my future. https://www.springfield-arm...
by Grizz
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 2256

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

Fence work and checking stock a single six and rifle in 22 mag works for me. 10 years ago a rancher friend on the blackfeet rez was check ing stock on a quad drove up on a cow with a big grizzly chewing on it he used a 10/22, shooting was justified but as he did'nt report within 24 hrs it cost him ...
by Grizz
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you ever do have to shoot in self-defense...
Replies: 35
Views: 1844

Re: If you ever do have to shoot in self-defense...

thanks for fixing that!
by Grizz
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 2256

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

we used to have a post around here with a video of someone unloading a lever gun by backing the rounds out of the loading gate. it's as fast as running them through the chamber with much less opportunity for a "situation". I unload my guide gun that way. Someone might have a link to that video. Perh...
by Grizz
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Show Find Winchester Low Wall 22 Long
Replies: 31
Views: 646

Re: Gun Show Find Winchester Low Wall 22 Long

that is Super Fine !
by Grizz
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: looked at a Savage 99
Replies: 15
Views: 624

Re: looked at a Savage 99

my thinking is evolving... I have a great roller lock 7.62 for that caliber... and I am also thinking about a new upper for an AR pistol in .458 OR .50 . I am almost agnostic about which one since the business end is closely related, EXCEPT that 458 has projectiles to 600gr. I don't know what the 'h...
by Grizz
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Owl surgeon
Replies: 11
Views: 235

Re: Owl surgeon

Yup, I'd say that's it. Was hunting at camp one time and came on a rabbit on its back. It was opened like with a zipper and cleaned right out. Looked up, and the owl was looking down at me. I once stumbled on an adult deer, back broken over a log and insides cleaned out by brer bear. And a couple o...
by Grizz
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .... soooooooooo cold
Replies: 18
Views: 493

Re: .... soooooooooo cold

I lived in NYC a half century ago and regularly drove north thru the New England states. Vermont in winter would get twenty and more degrees below zero, it was considered normal then, 'cause, it was Winter! It's hilarious that all the breathless shock about the freezing cold weather is that most of ...
by Grizz
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Bass
Replies: 24
Views: 479

Re: Rock Bass

Good one Pitch!

here's one I caught in Alaska:
ROCKFISH.jpg
by Grizz
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: steamy subject
Replies: 8
Views: 373

Re: steamy subject

thanks for the responses! unfortunately I completely missed out on steam. love the history and the sounds. that bike is cool without the steam plant. I've never pedaled a recumbent. prolly fall asleep. I love to see what people can make. that little engine would power a sailboat like mine just fine....
by Grizz
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: steamy subject
Replies: 8
Views: 373

steamy subject

by Grizz
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: looked at a Savage 99
Replies: 15
Views: 624

Re: looked at a Savage 99

thanks, those are all good points. haven't had time to get back there. likely gone by now.
by Grizz
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: looked at a Savage 99
Replies: 15
Views: 624

Re: looked at a Savage 99

but then we could drift from the ridiculous to the sublime:

https://www.rockislandauction.com/detai ... tion-rifle
by Grizz
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: looked at a Savage 99
Replies: 15
Views: 624

Re: looked at a Savage 99

Thanks for the info Keith. Yeah, I might give it another sniff if it's still there.

Shot first deer on the Mogollon Rim with a 99 in 243. 308 is fine by me, and I like the lever block safety and the no-round counter. helps keep the innards dry.
by Grizz
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photos of Fine Guns
Replies: 28
Views: 605

Re: Photos of Fine Guns

wonderful museum quality shootin' irons

every one of them has a tale to tell.

will ya?
by Grizz
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 2256

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

beautiful spots

long march . . .

beautiful drive
by Grizz
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yet another compass
Replies: 21
Views: 383

Re: Yet another compass

M. M. Wright wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:34 pm
Come soon Lord Jesus!
AMEN
by Grizz
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NRA Article "The Little Savage: .250-3000"
Replies: 22
Views: 689

Re: NRA Article "The Little Savage: .250-3000"

Dad had one in a scoped bolt gun. Very fun and straight shooting plinker.

He liked it because of the muzzle velocity. He was into faster is much better, cars, airplanes, guns, etc.
by Grizz
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yet another compass
Replies: 21
Views: 383

Re: Yet another compass

nice. one of the viking secret weapons was a magnetized needle compass. needle sat on a thin wafer or chip of wood, floating on a pot of water. got them to where they were going.

their other secret weapon is even more interesting than their compass .....
by Grizz
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NRA Article "The Little Savage: .250-3000"
Replies: 22
Views: 689

Re: NRA Article "The Little Savage: .250-3000"

is that because you didn't squeeze your eyes this time?

:lol: no recoil has its advantages

the 308 Savage 99 hits like swat team battering ram . . . I keep my eyes closed until that's all over . . . LOLoud
by Grizz
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: looked at a Savage 99
Replies: 15
Views: 624

Re: looked at a Savage 99

thanks for the info. they're asking $450. I seriously would like to have a 99 in 308, but this seems high priced. I do like the lack of round counter... the savage 99 website pegged this at 1936 production date, but somewhere else I read that the E was a 60s time frame, so don't know what's up with ...
by Grizz
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: looked at a Savage 99
Replies: 15
Views: 624

looked at a Savage 99

I'm wondering what the prices range for a Savage Model 99E .308 Serial A3585XX F stamped on receiver below model 26W stamped low on left side of barrel near the receiver open scope mount holes on top of receiver rings brass cocking indicator lever latch trigger block safety. no round counter blond-b...
by Grizz
Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 2256

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

stainless guide gun lobbing 525gr hard cast tc at 1425 fps . . . .

still haven't run into any bums in the woods though . . . :lol:
by Grizz
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 Linebaugh IS a BFR now....
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: 500 Linebaugh IS a BFR now....

that was a really well made and fun gun
by Grizz
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did you here the one about the 59 year old college student?
Replies: 21
Views: 590

Re: Did you here the one about the 59 year old college student?

thanks! I'll shy away from that zone !!
by Grizz
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did you here the one about the 59 year old college student?
Replies: 21
Views: 590

Re: Did you here the one about the 59 year old college student?

Go for it Ji !! I know you can do it... I'm curious about the major, is that a high demand field? I have no idea. I read somewhere the medical field is insatiable, but I have no idea. I probably couldn't get a job as a burger flipper. I took some college classes a few years ago and got a cert in lan...
by Grizz
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The 'Progresssives' are exposing themselves...
Replies: 8
Views: 346

Re: The 'Progresssives' are exposing themselves...

well, here's something: 2 Timothy 3:13 (KJV) "But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived." It's not going to get measurably and materially better until Jesus comes back. politics and politicians CANNOT make moral law or a just society. I think we should work f...
by Grizz
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who Needs Guns in Homes?
Replies: 19
Views: 615

Re: Who Needs Guns in Homes?

read that homie had an AK...

now I want one, why waste a good AR when an AK can sit in the property bin . . .


just sayin'
by Grizz
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who Makes The Best Walker Colt (Colt Walker?) .44
Replies: 21
Views: 709

Re: Who Makes The Best Walker Colt (Colt Walker?) .44

IT'S CALLED RUGER REDHAWK NOW . . . 8)
by Grizz
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I too have a Jeep now
Replies: 34
Views: 790

Re: I too have a Jeep now

Hey Grizz, I may be biased, but I consider the TJ (97-06) to be the best balance of what you are looking for. They were the first Jeep to go to a coil and four link suspension. Small lifts are easy and economical. They are pretty good on the road, and came with arguably the best engine ever put in ...
by Grizz
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I too have a Jeep now
Replies: 34
Views: 790

Re: I too have a Jeep now

I'm looking for a vehicle. Never owned a Jeep, don't know what to look for and what to avoid. Does anyone have a "simple" list for an older runner that is work-on-able and would serve as a cruiser as well as an offroader?

thanks in advance

Grizz
by Grizz
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying precious metals......
Replies: 19
Views: 544

Re: Buying precious metals......

gotta know when to sell. I knew someone who had two bags of dimes buried in his back yard. paper value $100,000 when the Hunts were in the hunt. My Dad and his friend laughed and laughed about how much the silver was worth. Then his wife dies, and then he died with worthless silver buried in the bac...
by Grizz
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying precious metals......
Replies: 19
Views: 544

Re: Buying precious metals......

If civilization were to collapse, I would want lead, copper, and brass more than silver or gold. As Robert Leroy Parker knew, with enough lead in the right size units you can get whatever you want. Don't forget, he was the one who came back from South America and told some gullible writer how he di...
by Grizz
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yesterday I loaded 3/4 of a box of 30-30's
Replies: 23
Views: 614

Re: Yesterday I loaded 3/4 of a box of 30-30's

claybob86 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:15 pm
Rock Chucker is the only reloading press I've ever used. Fine for reloading, but it won't chuck rocks.
true dat. but it WILL reload em . . . :)
by Grizz
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 856

Re: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!

RE kali linux . . . just for giggles I dl'd the latest copy and rebooted this compluter with the live dvd... took a long time to load, but it has blazing fast internet connection and is a good version of linux to have even if you don't want to attack open routers! as another plus... you can do onlin...
by Grizz
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 856

Re: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!

Huh... every phone has to have the app installed right, what happens when texting to a phone without the app? those apps are on both phones.. they do handshake and credential transfers before any data crosses the ether. if you are texting using the phone's built-in messaging software you are sendin...
by Grizz
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Liberal Court Rulings
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Re: Liberal Court Rulings

I'm totally with you on this one. Was it Jefferson who ignored the court on the grounds that they had no army and so could not enforce an edict against him? It has been done and there is precedent for it. I am also HOPING that the President WILL declare an emergency and use those laws and powers and...
by Grizz
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I too have a Jeep now
Replies: 34
Views: 790

Re: I too have a Jeep now

So Nice !! looks like you can climb utility poles with that rig!
by Grizz
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 856

Re: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!

so, since texting is mentioned, there are two secure texting applications that I use. whisper signal, and whatsapp. they provide SECURE ENCRYPTED comms between phones. you can make video calls. SECURE. group chats. SECURE. wi-fi telephone calls, SECURE. send files, photos, and videos, SECURE. BUT WA...
by Grizz
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Preliminary Forum Drive data - updated Jan 8, 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 657

Re: Preliminary Forum Drive data - updated Jan 8, 2019

how about keep it in a pot for the next round of forum expenses?

just sayin'
by Grizz
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 856

Re: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!

So do you have to wait for a call to set it up? Or can you set it up ahead of time and have it ready? Right now I simply don't answer any numbers I don't recognize. I occasionally get a caller ID on my Android that says, "Possible Spam" but they are very infrequent. same here. I don't answer if cal...
by Grizz
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how would you like walking up on this
Replies: 32
Views: 952

Re: how would you like walking up on this

Man, that snake would have made a classy backing for a stick bow!