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by Rusty
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&R 922
Replies: 1
Views: 27

H&R 922

I was given one of these today by a family member only to learn it has been in the family for quite some time. According to the serial number it was made around 1937-38. It looks like new and I kind of wonder if it's even been shot. The latch that holds the cylinder pin in is really tight. I was won...
by Rusty
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looters
Replies: 10
Views: 165

Re: Looters

In our town no work boots were looted.
by Rusty
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Got A Harley Trike....
Replies: 15
Views: 224

Re: I Got A Harley Trike....

I was all :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: until read that "solid rear axle"... then my butt started to hurt! Heck Griff you could get it fixed with a Bostrom seat. When I was a kid we used to go to the city in downtown Baltimore. I'd see traffic cops ridding Harley trikes. I think...
by Rusty
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gun owning demos.
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: gun owning demos.

My sweet little Methodist grandmother from West Virginia was a life long Democrat. She never knew why except that her father had always been a Democrat. Some of you might remember Junior that was a member here some years ago. I believe he was in the same situation, it was a family tradition and he d...
by Rusty
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I need ( of course ) new Squirrel buster.
Replies: 23
Views: 311

Re: I need ( of course ) new Squirrel buster.

I bought a 500 for my son's past wife when they were married about a year ago now. While it wasn't the same feel of the 500 I got for my 10th birthday back in 1966 it was a nice feeling gun. I've even thought of buying one for for my self or should I say for my wife. The one I bought for my past dau...
by Rusty
Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For All the Clint Eastwood Fans
Replies: 10
Views: 284

Re: For All the Clint Eastwood Fans

6pt-sika wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 9:21 pm
He turned NINETY today !
I saw that on another website. Hard to believe we've been around that long. It seems like just yesterday I was watching those programs with my fanner fifty by my side.
by Rusty
Fri May 29, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sure hard to get away from China
Replies: 18
Views: 440

Re: Sure hard to get away from China

In many cases it's not an issue of shopping around till you find something made in America. There is nothing made in America to replace it with. I read several years ago that the liquid crystal display for either a Bradley or some other piece of American armor was being made overseas. In the event o...
by Rusty
Wed May 27, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A WORD ON WESTERNS
Replies: 5
Views: 335

A WORD ON WESTERNS

Scouring over the net for things to make me smarter I came across this. A WORD ON WESTERNS is a Youtube channel hosted by Bob Word He has been doing interviews once a week for the last seven years with people that have played parts in all kinds of western movies. If you browse the videos on the chan...
by Rusty
Tue May 26, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best yo stian in Curly Maple
Replies: 20
Views: 380

Re: Best yo stian in Curly Maple

If you get a copy of one of the Foxfire books, Foxfire # 5 has a chapter in it where that talk about Flintlock rifle making. They talk about aquafortis on a maple stock.
by Rusty
Tue May 26, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The .450 Adams
Replies: 20
Views: 333

Re: The .450 Adams

Nice job Jay. I'd have known those slippers anywhere.
by Rusty
Tue May 26, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grandson and my latest project
Replies: 9
Views: 292

Re: Grandson and my latest project

Way to go gramps!
by Rusty
Fri May 22, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: African Adventure
Replies: 18
Views: 600

Re: African Adventure

I was living happily ever after with Windoz 7 Home Edition until they started all the bait and switch games. One thing I did know was that I didn't want Windoz 10. I kept putting it off until finally MS pushed the program on me unwanted. I woke up one morning and there it was. I looked around online...
by Rusty
Fri May 22, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh Heck Yes!! I Want One Of These!!
Replies: 14
Views: 566

Re: Oh Heck Yes!! I Want One Of These!!

AJMD429 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 1:30 pm
Whole lotta things to go wrong there......I'm old enough I still don't trust motorized windows.... :|
I with ya there Doc. My wife bought a Honda van that drives me nuts.
by Rusty
Fri May 22, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dirty Harry 44?
Replies: 39
Views: 789

Re: Dirty Harry 44?

I never heard Dirty Harry ever carried anything but a .44 mag, never heard the stuff about the other calibers. I did hear though that in a few scenes he carried an 8 3/8th version instead of the 6.5 for the added screen effect.
by Rusty
Fri May 22, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smith & Wesson model 19
Replies: 21
Views: 689

Re: Smith & Wesson model 19

I own and shoot M19 in 6 inch and 4 inch configurations. Many thousands of rounds of Super Vel 110 and 125 and my own 125 hand loads have gone through the 6 incher and it still hits where I point it. It has shot its share of heavier bullets on up to and including BB 180 grain. It is my handgun vers...
by Rusty
Fri May 22, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are we there yet?
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Are we there yet?

Hey guys, my old laptop died and I knew there was going to be some changes made here on the board so I didn't try to jump right back in with everything else going on. I could watch but not respond to anything. Is the board as it is now pretty much what it will be from now on?
Just wondering? Thanks.
by Rusty
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone Cancelled Work or Personal Air Travel Yet?
Replies: 43
Views: 1466

Re: Anyone Cancelled Work or Personal Air Travel Yet?

M. M. Wright wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:46 am
I'm wondering if the Wanamacher Tulsa Arms Show will go on as scheduled in 3 weeks? Anyone planning to attend in spite of the COVID19?
I heard it was closed about the same day the NRA Annual show was going to be closed in Nashville.
by Rusty
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Miss a Whole Month of Learning..."
Replies: 10
Views: 405

Re: "Miss a Whole Month of Learning..."

One of my wife's co-workers is having her mother home school the kids while they are off. She starts off every day with the pledge of allegiance and the Star Bangled Banner.
by Rusty
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It official for those that care Brady is now a Buc
Replies: 10
Views: 406

It official for those that care Brady is now a Buc

Just heard on the AM news from Tampa The Buccaneers have made it official. There are also free agents all over the league that are having their agents reaching out to the Bucs saying they would like to be considered.
by Rusty
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Rifle / Revolver...Yeah!
Replies: 30
Views: 860

Re: New Rifle / Revolver...Yeah!

Maybe that Lyman would do better in a warmer climate. Send it on down here to Florida and I'll take care of it for you.
by Rusty
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 99 Ugly Duckling
Replies: 34
Views: 1681

Re: Savage 99 Ugly Duckling

My best friend in high school's dad had a 99 that was his pride and joy. It was in .308 with the spool type magazine. I think that rifle had the best feel of any rifle I've ever seen If you looked at something and put the rifle up to your shoulder the cross hairs were on it. It was a beautiful thing...
by Rusty
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BLR problems
Replies: 14
Views: 426

Re: BLR problems

Thanks guys, I knew there were several people here that had them but I don't remember anyone saying anything about the problems he seemed to be having. I do remember someone that was reloading for a BAR and it required small base dies, but that's another mater.
by Rusty
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 167

Re: Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!

I have a friend that is a big beer drinker. Last year he went to Ireland because his wife had always wanted to go. While he was there he tried his first ever Guinness.He said it was the worst stuff he'd ever put in his mouth. He said thank God you could find Coors Light everywhere of he'd have died ...
by Rusty
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"
Replies: 9
Views: 339

Re: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"

11:00 news here in Tampa on the Fox station showed a computer generated picture of Brady they say was released by the NFL. Think of it moving to a state with no state income tax, that's a raise right there.
by Rusty
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"
Replies: 9
Views: 339

Re: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"

The 4 PM news on TV says he's coming to Tampa. If he does something with this team he'll be making chicken salad out of chicken poop.
by Rusty
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BLR problems
Replies: 14
Views: 426

BLR problems

I know some guys here have them and I just saw someone shoot one for the first time. I don't know anything about them so I wanted to ask those that have them. Hickok 45 just did a video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRGaWMg7_IM&feature=em-uploademail where he tested one out. The one thing I notice...
by Rusty
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NO Philippines trip = NEW Parker
Replies: 22
Views: 423

Re: NO Philippines trip = NEW Parker

I am so, so sorry to hear that you won't be able to go. The new Parker seems like at least some consolation.
by Rusty
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Operation Paperclip
Replies: 7
Views: 355

Re: Operation Paperclip

It's my bed time so I couldn't listen to much of that but I have been reading about operation paper clip for over 40 years. I have no reason to doubt the fact that it happened. I know some sources also claim that after WWII we were on a somewhat friendly basis with Russia. We actually split up resou...
by Rusty
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Cause of the Toilet Paper Shortage.
Replies: 10
Views: 509

Re: The Cause of the Toilet Paper Shortage.

Here in central Florida Jr. went to Wal mart Sat evening for a regular grocery run. He said the shelves were empty on toilet paper. If you wanted any you had to que up at the lay away counter and you could buy 1 package. He said every thing else seemed to pretty much on the shelves as normal. Anybod...
by Rusty
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LONESOME TRAIL AND OTHER STORIES UPDATE
Replies: 7
Views: 367

Re: LONESOME TRAIL AND OTHER STORIES UPDATE

Is that story where your wife backed you up with the shotgun in there?
by Rusty
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger No. 1 A.S.S.R.A
Replies: 29
Views: 589

Re: Ruger No. 1 A.S.S.R.A

Has to be 30-40 Krag, THE American single shot cartridge. Can be loaded for soft shooting 200 yard targets with 4227 and the Lyman 311284 and, in the Ruger action, to match 308 Win target loads with H4350 and a Berger 175 grs VLD. That's the one that actually comes to mind for me too but I wouldn't...
by Rusty
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most entertaining movies no one has seen
Replies: 51
Views: 1788

Re: Most entertaining movies no one has seen

I went to the movie house in town about 1972 I think to see a movie called ALASKAN SAFARI. It's hard to even find any reference to it now. The one movie I saw by that name says it was about a beat hunt but I seem to remember them shooting other game me as well. In one scene some guy assumed a sittin...
by Rusty
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found an old Marlin 39A
Replies: 21
Views: 621

Re: Found an old Marlin 39A

I have one just like it I put a carry handle on mine because the thing is just so accurate. I have a Skinner sight for it too, thinking of changing it out and putting the Skinner on it just because it would look better.
by Rusty
Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger No. 1 A.S.S.R.A
Replies: 29
Views: 589

Re: Ruger No. 1 A.S.S.R.A

Many many years ago when all I could do was scrape together the money for an NRA membership with help from my day I remember reading an article about some kind of strange rifle match put on by some Coors company. I had never heard of them before but they had a bunch of strange looking rifles with a ...
by Rusty
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Southern
Replies: 13
Views: 504

Re: The Southern

We have a friend that is over there right now in Manila as part of his construction job. His wife is worried to death because he went over there by way of South Korea which is said to be one of the choke points for the virus according to her. I don't know because I haven't done my homework. They are...
by Rusty
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: anyone know how many?
Replies: 23
Views: 589

Re: anyone know how many?

Sixgun, before we had a news media that was always trying to twist everything there were different facts. Anyone remember the book 1984? A look on Google showed that the 1918 Spanish flu killed 50 million people world wide and 675,000 Americans. WWI losses show that there were 63,114 deaths due to i...
by Rusty
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: worst time in your life
Replies: 54
Views: 1434

Re: worst time in your live

I have been laid up since last may. I broke a hip, got a replacement and fell another three times since and re cracked the hip again. Got both kidneys blasted for stones and just got out of the hospital again. Went into sepsis shock four times about two weeks ago and the doctor told us I almost die...
by Rusty
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Southern
Replies: 13
Views: 504

Re: The Southern

Well dang it, you're going to miss my birthday party again. OK, I guess seeing your wife is worth it. Have a safe trip to see your wife and happy shooting.
by Rusty
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Southern
Replies: 13
Views: 504

Re: The Southern

Is that the name of a shooting match?
by Rusty
Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When they say to wash your hands ...
Replies: 17
Views: 567

Re: When they say to wash your hands ...

My wife has been in health care since she was 19. She bandaged Noah's thumb while he was building the ark. The were teaching the wash while singing happy birthday thing way back then. And that means WASH while singing. When you get done singing, then you can rinse not before.
by Rusty
Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sad time ahead.
Replies: 28
Views: 848

Re: Sad time ahead.

Sorry to hear that Gamekeeper. Hold close to what you have left.
by Rusty
Fri Mar 06, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: worst time in your life
Replies: 54
Views: 1434

Re: worst time in your live

Last May I had an accident on the way to work. Still trying to deal with the after effects.
by Rusty
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New things Norma and i have made .
Replies: 138
Views: 3876

Re: New things Norma and i have made .

Lenn I don't know if you need to read a book or write one. You certainly have enough ideas floating around in your head to write one. Just your patterns should be worth a fortune. What a shame the generation coming after us won't have any appreciation for these kinds of things.
Love ya brother
by Rusty
Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cash money
Replies: 5
Views: 306

Re: cash money

Bloomberg didn't just use the money himself. He supported others that he felt would support him if they were both to win.
by Rusty
Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If the coronavirus is present and there are no more facemasks
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: If the coronavirus is present and there are no more facemasks

My news seems to be carrying two things stories on the virus and stories on how Trump isn't doing anything to help.
by Rusty
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone shoot one of these
Replies: 13
Views: 733

Re: Anyone shoot one of these

How does the action work on those? Does it break down swing sideways or what?
by Rusty
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big box of happy
Replies: 17
Views: 432

Re: Big box of happy

My wife has a co-worker who rides hunter jumper ( I think that's what they call it) and she is also bringing her son along with her. He rides a pony in the kids class. She posts video of it on FB when they go. I don't know a thing about it but I love watching it.
by Rusty
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need pizza hot and now?
Replies: 6
Views: 264

Re: Need pizza hot and now?

Pretty neat but right now it just a kick starter project so you might never see a return on your money. I'm pretty sure there are already some being made if you look for them. James Townsend and Sons did a project on Youtube where they built a clay oven. Personally I'd like that a lot more.
by Rusty
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone shoot blow guns.
Replies: 13
Views: 252

Re: Anyone shoot blow guns.

A friend of mine carries his to his deer stand. When he gets one of those pesky tree rats that keep barking at him and seem to alert the deer he lets 'em have it. Someone that has spent a lot of years smoking might have problems building up a lot of air pressure. On the other hand I played trumpet a...
by Rusty
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Police Firearms Instructor - Fatal Firearms Accident
Replies: 6
Views: 541

Re: Police Firearms Instructor - Fatal Firearms Accident

marlinman93 wrote:
Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:01 am
Can't view USA Today. It wont let me view since I have an ad blocker program running.
Same here.

I do remember though several years ago a deputy from a sheriff's dept in south central Florida doing the same thing.