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by draperjojo
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Planning trip to MT,WY. Need suggestions.
Replies: 16
Views: 305

Re: Planning trip to MT,WY. Need suggestions.

I've met buddies from Fla and Ala the last 2 years in Bozeman, and we fish out of Ennis, see Yellowstone, Jackson Hole..etc..
by draperjojo
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home made Dragoon pistol box
Replies: 13
Views: 269

Re: Home made Dragoon pistol box

Nice work!
by draperjojo
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers needed for daughter today
Replies: 28
Views: 360

Re: Prayers needed for daughter today

Best wishes for a speedy recovery. I had the same procedure done 20+ years ago. I think Wolfe Parkinson White was the diagnosis. When I hit the ER, the crew hooked me up to get a printout and were very excited to see a textbook case of WPW and asked permission to show off the printout to staff that ...
by draperjojo
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...
Replies: 83
Views: 2796

Re: Woods-Bumming Rifle Choice...

When I bum around in the woods any more I'm in my side by side. There is usually a 20gauge OU, along with a Ruger Mark IV. Next trip out though one of the 92's is going.... probably the 357. Glad to see you chime in Danny!
by draperjojo
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Ceiling Fan for Helicopter Junkies...
Replies: 10
Views: 621

Re: A Ceiling Fan for Helicopter Junkies...

Cool fan...lol, do they offer any other models? :-D
by draperjojo
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did you here the one about the 59 year old college student?
Replies: 21
Views: 791

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

Good for you! I've got a friend I graduated high school with (1975...so that guy is old) who plays guitar in the southern rock band Molly Hatchet. He is in his last semester of Law School right now. He attends class in between touring and playing shows. He told me he'd been on the other side of the ...
by draperjojo
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I too have a Jeep now
Replies: 34
Views: 1126

Re: I too have a Jeep now

My current non gun projects
by draperjojo
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I too have a Jeep now
Replies: 34
Views: 1126

Re: I too have a Jeep now

The Mahindra is cool, but can’t be licensed for street.
by draperjojo
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I too have a Jeep now
Replies: 34
Views: 1126

Re: I too have a Jeep now

I know what you mean...lol
by draperjojo
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I too have a Jeep now
Replies: 34
Views: 1126

Re: I too have a Jeep now

I installed a Howell Fuel injection system on my CJ7. Howell used a GM 4.3L throttle body in the kit, it worked very well.
by draperjojo
Sun Dec 23, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Choices are good
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Choices are good

On top of the beef, salmon, and chicken that's in the freezer too. :-D
by draperjojo
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home away.....
Replies: 16
Views: 918

Re: Home away.....

Was there a Commander Tom Moore on that ship?
by draperjojo
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My BIL asked me to sell 8 of his guns..
Replies: 9
Views: 806

Re: My BIL asked me to sell 8 of his guns..

one is a 1976 1894 unfired, in box with hang tags...catalog #9412 and I'm thinking about maybe buying it. He got this one from his FIL who purchased a new car in 1976 and the dealership gave away a lever gun with the car purchase. What would be a reasonable offer ? What are the remaining 6 guns ? (...
by draperjojo
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My BIL asked me to sell 8 of his guns..
Replies: 9
Views: 806

My BIL asked me to sell 8 of his guns..

and one is a 1976 1894 unfired, in box with hang tags...catalog #9412 and I'm thinking about maybe buying it. He got this one from his FIL who purchased a new car in 1976 and the dealership gave away a lever gun with the car purchase. What would be a reasonable offer? There is also an Eddystone 1917...
by draperjojo
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bear Attacks Elk Hunters, Guide Killed
Replies: 17
Views: 1126

Re: Bear Attacks Elk Hunters, Guide Killed

In case you want to help out the family, mom and 5 kids are on their own now.https://www.gofundme.com/mark-uptain.
by draperjojo
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well i got the wheel off anyway.
Replies: 45
Views: 2746

Re: Well i got the wheel off anyway.

I've got the harbor freight unit and they usually have them for $300 a couple times during the year. I have 5-2X10's maybe about 20" long all screwed together in a stack, and that chunk of lumber is slid up against the lift so that once I roll that front wheel into that clamp I can flick the kicksta...
by draperjojo
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well i got the wheel off anyway.
Replies: 45
Views: 2746

Re: Well i got the wheel off anyway.

isn't that interesting, my Willie and Max saddlebags just showed up today for the 77 FLH :D , it's a shovelhead, ya gotta have something to carry all that replacement oil and tools in....
by draperjojo
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess it runs in your blood
Replies: 52
Views: 3818

Re: Guess it runs in your blood

Real cool Ron nice looking scoot. 8) Blaine have ya rode, or sat on say a Fat Boy or Heritage, they are real low which lowers the center of gravity and easier to handle but not near as comfortable as a dresser. :) For a real short time I had a Harley Lowrider....A superior crusier. But, it was no e...
by draperjojo
Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess it runs in your blood
Replies: 52
Views: 3818

Re: Guess it runs in your blood

Nice bikes all of them!! I've got some buddies from HS coming out again to fish Montana end of next month. We squeezed in a couple days on Harleys last year and will try it again this year. Last year there was a freak snowstorm in September that closed Yellowstone, and when we tried to ride Harleys ...
by draperjojo
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess it runs in your blood
Replies: 52
Views: 3818

Re: Guess it runs in your blood

Thanks fellars. Drapperjojo hope it works out for ya. :) Worked out okay, picked up a 77 FLH. I'm fixing indicator lights that were never wired in, neutral, high beam, oil warning, turn signal, speedo light, and adding a tach. This is a rare bike, Farmall didn't make many shovels in 77..... hahaha
by draperjojo
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What gun is the girl holding?
Replies: 11
Views: 1278

Re: What gun is the girl holding?

I can not see a gun in that pic...
by draperjojo
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Magnet fishing
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Magnet fishing

I guess you can find neat stuff once in a while.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UfB3zjJACA
by draperjojo
Sat May 05, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wheelin' season!
Replies: 31
Views: 1167

Re: Wheelin' season!

Cool Ruby! Restoring old jeeps is a thirsty business....lol
by draperjojo
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone driving the 6.7L Cummins Ram?
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Anyone driving the 6.7L Cummins Ram?

I'm thinking about upgrading my 07 5.9 Cummins to something I don't have to wrench on...for a while. Tell me about your experience with the 6.7 L.
by draperjojo
Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rough year for chronographs
Replies: 11
Views: 721

Re: Rough year for chronographs

BTDT... I was out at the range with a couple new loads and the range master lined up the chrono I was setting up, to my gun. I walked back and looked through the scope and saw 100 yards clear out to the target. What I should have done is tilted the gun down to where I could see the chronograph and m...
by draperjojo
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ever feel like shooting your apple product?
Replies: 13
Views: 1018

Re: Ever feel like shooting your apple product?

I had the exact thing happen to my IPhone 6 on Friday, due to work I have to have a working cell phone and so I picked up an IPhone 7. If I had a dollar for every time I dropped that bastage I would have gotten an IPhone X..lol. Even though the display was cracked in 6 places and it kept switching s...
by draperjojo
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Other than Guns what do you like to do??
Replies: 42
Views: 2625

Re: Other than Guns what do you like to do??

Guitars and music gear, and restoring old jeeps are my other hobbies.
by draperjojo
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mountain Lion killed by a car near Ft. Worth, TX.
Replies: 13
Views: 877

Re: Mountain Lion killed by a car near Ft. Worth, TX.

lots of feral hogs to eat..
by draperjojo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anybody here still drive a stick shift?
Replies: 67
Views: 4055

Re: Anybody here still drive a stick shift?

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Yup!
by draperjojo
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess it runs in your blood
Replies: 52
Views: 3818

Re: Guess it runs in your blood

I've been given permission to get myself another Harley, and I'm thinking I'd like to find an old shovelhead in need of restoration. I'm finishing up a 46 CJ2A jeep restoration that I've been working on for 3 years, and once that sells I think a little bike project is in order. 40093_1457688096324_2...
by draperjojo
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Went to Cabelas today
Replies: 24
Views: 1773

Re: Went to Cabelas today

I quit buying guns from my local Cabelas, it seems to take Cabelas 4 times as long to do the paperwork as any other store in my area.
by draperjojo
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Commercial Electrical Help Requested
Replies: 8
Views: 786

Re: Commercial Electrical Help Requested

I doubt anyone would fuse a neutral. Is there a ground pulled? What's the voltage from ground to each incoming wire? How many spaces does the breaker that feeds this take up in its panel, two? Do you trust your meter?
by draperjojo
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rossi Ranch Hand
Replies: 19
Views: 1825

Re: Rossi Ranch Hand

Guess I’d have to see a video of someone shooting, cause I can’t picture any way to hold it where it’s comfortable to aim.
by draperjojo
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the older guys on this Forum
Replies: 35
Views: 2850

Re: For the older guys on this Forum

No artificial parts here.....yet, but I'll be turning 61 this year so who knows. Oldest gun I have is a mid 1800's Leman percussion rifle that has been in the family for years. Next up after that are two Model of 1917 30-06's, both of which are 100 years old this year.
by draperjojo
Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leather for .44 Mag
Replies: 7
Views: 959

Re: Leather for .44 Mag

I've used this guy and liked what he did. http://levergunleather.com/
by draperjojo
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BigSky56.
Replies: 6
Views: 714

Re: BigSky56.

Some old buddies of mine from Florida and Alabama met me in Montana for 10 days of fishing, riding Harleys, etc in Sept, and I got to thinking about BigSky56. We were a little southeast of the Cabinet Wilderness area. Hope he's doing okay.
by draperjojo
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apologize in advance
Replies: 23
Views: 1144

Re: Apologize in advance

Rick Derringer had a little brush with the law recently...something to do with a loaded 9mm and his airline luggage....he's actually a pretty nice guy.
by draperjojo
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Decent lil gun store in Ennis Montana
Replies: 3
Views: 353

Decent lil gun store in Ennis Montana

I was meeting some old buddies from Florida and Alabama for some fishing, riding Harleys, etc.. up in Montana and we were staying in Ennis. There is a place there called Shedhorn that we stopped in for some fishing supplies and they had a very good collection of guns in there, including a number of ...
by draperjojo
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cabelas
Replies: 80
Views: 6210

Re: Cabelas

I've had the same experience when I ordered in a gun from Cabelas. I waited WAY longer than was necessary. As I recall it was pushing 2 hours. Every time I see a gun in there I like, I go look for it at several other stores in my area.
by draperjojo
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CPAP question
Replies: 8
Views: 700

Re: CPAP question

I've got a Resmed S9 CPAP, and the power supply I take with me to run on 12 volt is a Resmed part# R360-792 (DA-90B24). Looks just like my one for the house, except is has black and red battery clamps instead of a 120V cord. Came in handy 2 or 3 times at home when we had power outages that lasted a ...
by draperjojo
Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 1715

Re: Jeepin pics

I'm wrapping up a 1946 CJ2A after about 3 years of chipping away at it, the repro body gets painted Harvest Tan in a week or so I've done several other restoration and have owned 11 jeeps.
by draperjojo
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Way off topic...Car parts.....
Replies: 11
Views: 1119

Re: Way off topic...Car parts.....

I feel your pain. I've owned 5 Liberty's of the 2002-2007 model years, and now I'm down to 2 of them. Luckily for me, the company I work for is owned by Genuine Parts/Napa. They know me well at 2 of the stores....lol...."here comes that Jeep guy"
by draperjojo
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Been a hard few weeks
Replies: 12
Views: 993

Re: Been a hard few weeks

Sorry for your losses. A friend of mine lost his 18 y/o daughter to cancer on Sunday. Sometimes it seems the Reaper is a little too busy.
by draperjojo
Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Figured out some of the sleep problems
Replies: 13
Views: 1409

Re: Figured out some of the sleep problems

I tried to reply to a question about the use of the battery operated power supply to a PM but it looks stuck in my Outbox, so I'll leave a reply here in case it helps anyone else out regarding "will the truck battery run the CPAP all night and still start the truck in the morning". I don't know..lol...
by draperjojo
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Figured out some of the sleep problems
Replies: 13
Views: 1409

Re: Figured out some of the sleep problems

A friend passed away due to SA, so after years of waking my wife up with my snoring, snorting, quit drawing breaths, etc.. I finally did my sleep study. The results showed severe sleep apnea. I think I averaged 51 events/hr with the longest being 40 some seconds. Needless to say, I got a CPAP mask, ...
by draperjojo
Mon May 29, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Greg Allman
Replies: 11
Views: 1125

Re: R.I.P. Greg Allman

I remember stopping in to a little bar on Bradenton Beach in Florida one night back in 1979-1980, and chatting with this tall blonde guy. He introduced himself and we talked about his band playing against a radio station in a softball game the next day, he invited me out but I had planned on scuba d...
by draperjojo
Thu May 04, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fish guns
Replies: 19
Views: 1429

Re: fish guns

Taurus Tracker in 44 mag.
by draperjojo
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ATV, UTV, mini truck?
Replies: 18
Views: 1596

Re: ATV, UTV, mini truck?

my 2009 side by side and my 1946 (in process) side by side... :-D
by draperjojo
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Musings, black rifle prices then and now
Replies: 12
Views: 1303

Re: Musings, black rifle prices then and now

Dang it, my buddy and I had to go order one for each of us today...lol Howdy, Here's a good price: A new low.... Good company, as far as I know...... https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/2084_36_1062/products_id/84208/Firearms/Rifles/Windham+Weaponry/Windham+Weaponry+R16M4FTTCF...
by draperjojo
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oldie ...
Replies: 9
Views: 1250

Re: Oldie ...

:lol: