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by Paladin
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wyoming Speed Goat
Replies: 8
Views: 609

Re: Wyoming Speed Goat

Your selection of the area to hunt paid off. Well done.
by Paladin
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaking of Rossis; A Simple Way to Enhance The Stock's Drab Color and Look
Replies: 11
Views: 847

Re: Speaking of Rossis; A Simple Way to Enhance The Stock's Drab Color and Look

Thanks all, I will have to try one of the finishes on my wife's .357 Rossi
by Paladin
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's raining old rifle scopes!
Replies: 6
Views: 696

Re: It's raining old rifle scopes!

Very nice find
by Paladin
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 pounds of meat
Replies: 14
Views: 944

500 pounds of meat

Got to add about 500 pounds of meat to two families freezers a few days ago. On day three of the hunt, this guy fell over (after walking about 10-15yards) about 150 yards from me. The WildWest Co-Pilot did a great job with all rounds fired hitting the heart/lung area. The only slug in him not in pi...
by Paladin
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dumb phones
Replies: 38
Views: 994

Re: dumb phones

Count yourself lucky she only wants you to have a cell. I regularly go out into the desert where there is no signal (well, sometimes there is but I ain't telling). So she's been pushing the idea of a sat phone. I think I negotiated it down to one of those satellite based emergency position beacons....
by Paladin
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AR15A2
Replies: 12
Views: 687

Re: AR15A2

I bought a Parts kit from the overruns from a military contract. A band new A-2 minus the lower receiver. When my SF unit got ready to deploy in 2002 we were short accurate rifles for 15 really good shooters a couple nationally ranked. a couple we even fire-lapped to clean but were still short. The...
by Paladin
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photo of my vintage Marlin Model 1889
Replies: 14
Views: 459

Re: Photo of my vintage Marlin Model 1889

Great Photo once again. Thanks for posting
by Paladin
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some new sixgun stuff
Replies: 17
Views: 819

Re: Some new sixgun stuff

GREAT looking firearms. I also like round butt revolvers.
by Paladin
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pawn gate
Replies: 6
Views: 468

Re: pawn gate

wm wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:59 pm
That's art. it might be a gate as well but that's art.

Wm
Absolutely
by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Natural' cholesterol Rx
Replies: 12
Views: 498

Re: 'Natural' cholesterol Rx

Thanks for posting, you are possibly correct at least on me for my body chemistry.
by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Before & After
Replies: 14
Views: 605

Re: Before & After

Great looking results.
by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member of the family
Replies: 14
Views: 470

Re: New member of the family

Congratulations, the journey begins.
by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you are a military history geek or Blackhawk down student .....
Replies: 1
Views: 247

Re: If you are a military history geek or Blackhawk down student .....

Thanks for posting I worked with, trained with, and know many of the people involved with this. In 2003 I was the Joint Operations Center Chief in the Crisis Response Element (CRE) for that area and what we were still doing there. Very good discussion on what happened.

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by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: To save a life
Replies: 5
Views: 384

Re: To save a life

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:05 am
Rusty, thanks for sharing your hard-earned experience. I'll look for that app. Hope you are continuing to heal.
+1
by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New sights available for us with aging eyes
Replies: 5
Views: 484

Re: New sights available for us with aging eyes

The red dot sight and scopes make it much easier for me. Some of the newer Class etched optics are fast and easy to focus day and night.


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by Paladin
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waldo has had a couple of bad nights
Replies: 5
Views: 369

Re: Waldo has had a couple of bad nights

Never heard a mtn lion kill prey or scream. Did you train him to stay away from bears? He hasn't been trained to hunt bears, just going with me around the farm in (AK Brown bears and wolves, WV BLack bears) HE has seen both and didn't try to chase, so far even when chasing pigs and deer he stops on...
by Paladin
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waldo has had a couple of bad nights
Replies: 5
Views: 369

Waldo has had a couple of bad nights

Waldo has had a couple of bad nights. On Wednesday the 19th at 0445 hrs a mountain lion killed a Javelina within 70 yards from the house (very loud death as we sat on the porch and listened just after sunrise) Waldo got me up at 0435 and Thursday morning at 0412 a mountain lion returned and got int...
by Paladin
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I am a Paco's for a few days
Replies: 14
Views: 541

Re: I am a Paco's for a few days

Ysabel Kid wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:41 pm
That is just darn beautiful! :mrgreen:
+1
by Paladin
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Bore......
Replies: 41
Views: 2322

Re: Big Bore......

I am fond of 3in (a couple of shorter) revolvers and almost added photos of a couple of 4 in revolvers that I carry often. Lots of Rattlesnakes at the AZ house and the Alaska house has wolves and bears that have shown up a few times so LARGE bore is a good thing. A couple of .44s and .357s (,38 wen...
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red deer rut NZ (no levergun content)
Replies: 6
Views: 300

Re: Red deer rut NZ (no levergun content)

Impressive and good photos.
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: NRA Politics (What to do, fixes, rants, information, etc...)
Replies: 51
Views: 24491

Re: NRA Politics (What to do, fixes, rants, information, etc...)

I have been a life member from about 1972 and have given enough to be Endowment. I have voted when my ballot has made it to where I was (which was not often until about 3 years ago). My selection of for the 7 I voted for was mainly anyone not on the board, and people that were upset over the transp...
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many of you
Replies: 29
Views: 942

Re: How many of you

I have been pretty lucky I shoot with a LE agency at least every other month rifle, shotgun, and pistol. I shoot PCP air rifles off the back porch on KYL target arrays anytime I want with several CO2 pistols and standard Qualification targets on a set up to help break in non-shooters and problem LE...
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bowie
Replies: 25
Views: 961

Re: Bowie

jeepnik wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 2:59 pm
Bowies are nice. I have a few. But my favorite big knife blade form is the bolo. That big belly give a heck of a lot more cutting edge to slice through things needing slicing.
+1
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by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help me choose
Replies: 16
Views: 653

Re: Help me choose

JB wrote:
Sat May 11, 2019 9:57 pm
The DSM 34 would be my pick, but I have a thing for military trainers.
+1
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hiking without a handgun.....
Replies: 18
Views: 865

Re: Hiking without a handgun.....

About the only place I don't carry a handgun is in Canada when driving too and from Alaska. I don't feel that bad with a Co-Pilot, a Rem 870 Marine, and an AR-10.
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 lever gun 16 vs 20 inch barrel
Replies: 32
Views: 1242

Re: 357 lever gun 16 vs 20 inch barrel

I am fond of the 16-inch guns and carry a .44 Mag and a .45 Long Colt often with red dot sights on them. The .45 is an older Rossi the was smoothed out by Nate "Kiowa" Jones and gets carried often when I run the dog. The .44 is a Marlin 1894 -C That I have been abusing for a very long time after my...
by Paladin
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another one !
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: Another one !

Too many for this old guy. Have friends who show me the new toy in some cartridges I have never heard of before that are supposed to be the answer. I guess I just don't know the question.
by Paladin
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45 Colt leverguns
Replies: 8
Views: 586

Re: 45 Colt leverguns

I am lucky enough to have two .45 LC lever guns, an old Rossi and a Newer Henry Carbine. I like the Rossi more than the Henry due to weight. Both are accurate enough and handle the heavier loads and red dot sights to carry around the mountains when I am running the dog in case of critters. IMG_2018...
by Paladin
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally Got A Miroku Winchester
Replies: 11
Views: 561

Re: Finally Got A Miroku Winchester

Nice find.
by Paladin
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is your go to firearm (long or side or both) for when things go bump in the night?
Replies: 55
Views: 1050

Re: What is your go to firearm (long or side or both) for when things go bump in the night?

A normal Night response (depending on how the dog launches) is an 870 Marine with red dot sight with two Buckshot then slugs. Or a lever gun in .44 or .45 with a red dot sight.
by Paladin
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."

AJMD429 wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:14 pm
Thanks for sharing.

And yes, NEVER forget. EVER.
+1
by Paladin
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best way to find an old friend....?
Replies: 8
Views: 420

Re: Best way to find an old friend....?

Most county and city judicial systems have computer access for the public you could search through. Remember to do Civil, criminal, and traffic. Next, some locations have what is called a Criss Cross that list everyone in town. Finally, try the property records, Good luck.
by Paladin
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1A vs AR-10 accuracy....
Replies: 9
Views: 330

Re: M1A vs AR-10 accuracy....

I fired a match grade M-14 a for few years on a DOD rifle team and carried an M-14 with a 16-inch barrel in Iraq. I do like M-14/M1A's. I own an AR-10 carbine which I put a free float forearm on and it shoots as well as my Match grade M1A with about $1000 less work done to it. I had an 18 in Proof ...
by Paladin
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 4072

Re: One rifle, one pistol

I'd love to say my 1895 GS and Single six. But the truth is it'd be my Springfield Scout Squad and my Randall lefty 1911A1. I know the 7.62x51 and the .45 acp well. I know they work when it counts. But you forgot one shotgun. In that case my choice is a lefty Remington 870, 12 gauge of course. +1
by Paladin
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More knife making , photo
Replies: 15
Views: 632

Re: More knife making , photo

Well done
by Paladin
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: check out this mustang , a few more pics
Replies: 17
Views: 762

Re: check out this mustang

They are GREAT Aircraft.

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by Paladin
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Small Ax Quality
Replies: 47
Views: 3390

Re: Small Ax Quality

jeepnik wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:32 am
Eastwing. I've used several over the years and all have given good service. It's what rides in my Jeep and work truck. On the plus side if it's lost or stolen (which is what has happened to a couple of mine) you aren't out a bundle.
+1
by Paladin
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Brownells doing ok?
Replies: 20
Views: 915

Re: Is Brownells doing ok?

marlinman93 wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:03 pm
Must just be you. I've had a business account with them for decades, and they're not bugging me.
"Same here"
by Paladin
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shark vs Buck knife
Replies: 25
Views: 1067

Re: Shark vs Buck knife

fordwannabe wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:27 pm
I had no idea they made a 110 as an auto. Nice. How well does it work?
After some silicone oil, it works great she hasn't used it for anything except open boxes yet.
by Paladin
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shark vs Buck knife
Replies: 25
Views: 1067

Re: Shark vs Buck knife

This was my wife's Christmas Present. She said she wanted another auto knife for her range bag and I got an e-mail saying they made some Buck 110s as auto knives so I got her one. Her comment "It's pretty" but she likes it.
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by Paladin
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .458 SOCOM Lever
Replies: 10
Views: 476

.458 SOCOM Lever

Anyone try one of these?
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by Paladin
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Animal Cruelty
Replies: 36
Views: 1671

Re: Animal Cruelty

Been in a few houses due to calls for animal cruelty and made a few arrests. A couple where I had to wear a gas mask due to the dead dogs in the mix. Not how we spent much of our time but sometimes required. Never underestimate the depravity of humans even to children. My current dog is a Rhodesian...
by Paladin
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please.help me win
Replies: 25
Views: 1007

Re: Please.help me win

Done.
by Paladin
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 317 Air lite 22 ** Update ** #2
Replies: 29
Views: 1372

Re: S&W 317 Air lite 22

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Speer specifically makes a 22mag Gold Dot, for short barreled handguns. https://www.speer-ammo.com/products/amm ... s=22%20WMR
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Good stuff it works well in the Keltec PMR-30 and the S&W.
by Paladin
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 317 Air lite 22 ** Update ** #2
Replies: 29
Views: 1372

Re: S&W 317 Air lite 22

. About 15 years ago, I bought a similar Model 351PD in .22Mag when they were 1st introduced, paying $325 OTD @ a local funshop. When I found out how high the demand for one was, about 10mos later - I flipped it in a New York Minute @ a funshow for $450. The flip didn't involve a lot of remorse in ...
by Paladin
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?
Replies: 22
Views: 962

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

My wife got a 9mm Ruger LCR with star clips and the trigger pull is pretty light. I shot a back up gun qualification with it, and it is a great, light, little gun. Keep in mind today was the first time I beat her in a rifle match in a couple of months.
by Paladin
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rifle for AL hogs
Replies: 17
Views: 857

Re: Rifle for AL hogs

Sixgun wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:32 am
Howdy Ethan....remember this about hunting or competing.....go with the gun that strikes your fancy..... .....the one that's an extension of you....as long as the gun is up to the task , never compromise.

In the end, you will be much happier.....------6
+1
by Paladin
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Still a Kid...
Replies: 8
Views: 597

Re: Still a Kid...

Congratulations on the find, now wear it out as you would have then.
by Paladin
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photos of Fine Guns
Replies: 28
Views: 1148

Re: Photos of Fine Guns

VERY nice collection way too rich for me.
by Paladin
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member with odd M94
Replies: 17
Views: 866

Re: New member with odd M94

Welcome and good luck.