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by Old Savage
Wed Jul 15, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Well Six, back to your calculations on the 100 ;-) .... on a normal night you would have bee correct. I would have been asleep 7:30/8:00 to about 1:30/2:00. That would be maybe 10:30-5:00 your time and you would have been safe and had time to win and celebrate BUT! that night I watched a movie and j...
by Old Savage
Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

We were watching What Lies Beneath, Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer. That ended, what a thriller. I check in and see Six has posted next post wins. Sooooo ... I posted. Guess what, he was ;-) right. He set it up, he called it..
by Old Savage
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Actually just dropped in at the right moment with your cue. Gave it a spin, watching a movie all night. Shucks, now another dash caliber to reload.
by Old Savage
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

And so it goes
by Old Savage
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Number 100 ;-)
by Old Savage
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Ah ha, ah ha ;-)
by Old Savage
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Not so fast ;-)
by Old Savage
Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Technology in seats, NASA wow. Who da thought?

106° on the way to the course today, best round of the year. Guess it takes about that to really loosen up ;-) But at this low humidity with a nice wind you don't ever notice any sweating.
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Well Griff, hottest I have seen here is 118° in the shade, mid 90s. I have played my best golf 108-112° with a couple or three beers, looser I guess. Yesterday 105°. They are saying the same for today, may play again.

View from the beer hall. ;-)
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Probably a lot worse with your humidity.
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

;-) 105° at the course yesterday.
by Old Savage
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

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Used to like hot, not any more. I go for the natural taste of the food. To me the peppers are a separate thing, same thing with chili. I just salt the tacos or use a mild green or red sauce.
by Old Savage
Sat Jul 11, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Here they are, what is known in Cali as street tacos., pollo (chicken) and beef. Small, simple usually with an onion cilantro mix and red and green sauce.
by Old Savage
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

4064, I had a Remington Classic in 250.and a 257 Model 70. In the Roberts I used 39.0 grs with a Sierra 100 SPT for 3000 fps with 1" groups. In the 250.it was 35.0 grs. I have to look at those velocities. In the 99 if you get over about 2700 the cases start to deform. That doesn't happen in the bolt...
by Old Savage
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

;-) 99, well, here is a target from a .250 99 ;-)
by Old Savage
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Lane's doberman Boris just got off his restrictions with the vet. Rough go before that, verb implied.
by Old Savage
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Lane's doberman Boris just got off his restrictions with the vet. Rough go before that, verb implied.
by Old Savage
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Seems we missed the chair throwing bar fight that made the scanner news at the hamburger joint last night.
by Old Savage
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Cheeseburger in Calif. Well, out for the first time in months. Schooner's for a cheeseburger but oh the rules, had to have a mask to get in to the outside serving area and the server had a face shield. Then finally the ... cheeseburger. Wimpy would have been so jealous. Ah, Nervana!
by Old Savage
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Aces and eights ;-)
by Old Savage
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Just paid $75 for one oil change..Oil, filter, disposal fee and installation by the old boys at Oil Rite. Mobil One 5-20 and the appropriate Mobil One Filter 113A.
by Old Savage
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Ah yes, rules everywhere and the rules are different. Never had a Buick but that one is a beauty. OW, Maine was the hardest to fly to from SoCal. LA-Chicago-Boston-Bangor, took about 10 hrs. Did it three times as I recall and drove there twice from NJ and PA, 10 hrs also. Now the golf course, there ...
by Old Savage
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Cheeseburger, cheeseburger, cheeseburger. ;-)
by Old Savage
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Well, nice day at the course, hot dry wind. Feels very good.
by Old Savage
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Or

https://www.hemmings.com/stories/articl ... 8-victoria

And that Wimpy ... what a character. From Popeye wasn't it?
by Old Savage
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

98, there is the Polish Mauser made by the Czechs, matching numbers, rampant lion. Crest wiped for the Spanish. Or there are the ones for the South Americans of various countries.
by Old Savage
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Oh yes, droppings and twigs everywhere near them.
One of the limbs that came down here. Mostly cleaned up but as large as the one opposite.
by Old Savage
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

These are pretty big as you can see by comparison.
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

I think they are cotton woods, some are 80 ft. They are about at the stage that big limbs fall in the wind. Drink about 200 gal per day. Many have been removed.
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

If anyone wants to contend with someone else, take it out back ... in a PM.

The rest of us don't want to hear it.

And btw, nobody else cares.
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Ok, I return from my private golf course and what do I find but what looks like a round of personal attacks. As advertised I deleted them without dissection

As,I will again. Go to your corners.
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

As the F16 guys say, flexibility is the key to tactical air power and ... indecision is the key to flexibility.

My assignment here was to buy this gal who I did not know a birthday beer. So Six ... happy birthday, this Bud's for you.
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

I think the left is feeding them the ideas to fuel the frenzy, the phrases to once again make fools of the followers are the tactic de jour. We will see in a few months how many fell for it ... again. I play golf with a very mixed group and I think that strategy is backfiring. Calmly watching to see...
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Now that is a vision ;-)

Here is a vivid one.
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 05, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

And back to Fort Polk with 81 mm mortars, 26 lb HE projectile 4700 yds at charge 9 at maximum range elevation, loudest thing I have ever been that close to. So three man team has to each carry either the bipod, the base plate or the barrel. Those memories go back to 1971. Think of all the things fro...
by Old Savage
Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Well Six thanks for the well wishes. I was sitting in my office chair going back and forth between gathering news and info on the condition itself and where his case is now and looking at those bullets you sent from the 1890 Ideal mold to try. So we go back and forth in the different parts of our mi...
by Old Savage
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Appreciate the input. Apparently after more suction they are anticipating he can go home tomorrow night. If I don't know I seek info from those who do whether it is 32-20s or something like this.

Of course I realize as you note the range of possibilities. Haven't we seen that with old friends?
by Old Savage
Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Well, my gosh. Had to save the eyes of those interested in your sardonic wit.
by Old Savage
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Not yet, no professional to talk to right now. What ever is the issue I think will sort out. Couple of docs that are his buddies have been there. We'll see what shakes out and try to keep the cool head in the mean time.
by Old Savage
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks for the good wishes. Concerned as you might imagine. He did seven tours on a nuclear ballistic sub so who knows what exposure. He is stubborn, surely from his mother ,-) . Might be better in the long run without continuing lung irritation, smoking. He is apparently a little miserable right no...
by Old Savage
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

PM not working so I will use this. Son is out of ER and in a regular room. Pneumothorax, they put a chest tube through the chest wall to drain. This has been going on a couple weeks. They finally diagnosed it with some imaging and sent him to the ER then to the room. Doing well at last report but th...
by Old Savage
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Top of Cadillac and Big Lake in a Grand Lake Stream canoe.
by Old Savage
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Africa Taught Me
Replies: 10
Views: 412

Re: What Africa Taught Me

It does say the meek shall inherit the earth.
by Old Savage
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could sure use some prayers tonight
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Views: 316

Re: Could sure use some prayers tonight

Prayer for your daughter.
by Old Savage
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

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My daughter's doberman went through a similar surgery. He had a very rough uncomfortable time during the early recovery. He is doing well now but it has taken time and careful care. Your dog will probably do the same. Having my own hardware I know that at some times and phases it can complicate reco...
by Old Savage
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
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Views: 1467

Re: Question / POLL

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by Old Savage
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More 480 Achilles
Replies: 21
Views: 575

Re: More 480 Achilles

My vision changed at 44, started seeing multiple targets.
by Old Savage
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Good here outside the craziness.
by Old Savage
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4972
Views: 82049

Re: The Gun Room

Very nice, great views.
by Old Savage
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chronographing the little .357 S&W
Replies: 11
Views: 309

Re: Chronographing the little .357 S&W

Just acquired a 3" Model 60.S&W .357. Yes a little snappy with factory 357. Not bad with 38 Spl +P. Like the rubber grips that came on it.