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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: 489

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: 489

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: 695

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: 1198

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: 1198

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: 2827

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: 2827

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: 2827

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: 1015

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: 291

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: 875

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: 273

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: 533

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: 676

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: 1906

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: 631

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: 2833

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: 2827

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: 1426

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: 596

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: 1457

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: 2289

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: 773

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: 602

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: 947

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: 292

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: 4059

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: 588

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: 1396

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: 965

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: 814

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: 1223

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: 1223

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: 942

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: 1263

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: 1435

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: 1148

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: 1084

Re: Oldie ...

:lol:
by draperjojo
Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I know many people don't care for antelope meat..but
Replies: 27
Views: 1131

Re: I know many people don't care for antelope meat..but

That's what my 257 Roberts is for. :-D
by draperjojo
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I know many people don't care for antelope meat..but
Replies: 27
Views: 1131

I know many people don't care for antelope meat..but

I put a roast in the crock pot yesterday with cream of mushroom soup, cut up a potato, sliced up an onion, pepper, garlic, and then put 3 strips of bacon across the top and let it go for 8 hours. I cut the roast into small pieces when done and ate it over rice....it was dang good!!! Do you have a re...
by draperjojo
Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S.O.S.- Mayday- Help - update #2
Replies: 43
Views: 2829

Re: S.O.S.- Mayday- Help.

Sounds like you have fuel. You need to check for spark. Pull a spark plug and ground it against the engine with the plug wire on it and have someone turn the key to verify if you have spark. Might be easier to see if its starting to get a little dark outside. Checking the ignition fuse is a great su...
by draperjojo
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elk down
Replies: 7
Views: 1052

Elk down

Why is it that I hear hunting stories where the elk was shot 30 yards from the truck, or it was shot on the snowy mountainside and it slid all the way to the atv trail, or it was shot crossing the atv trail...... when do I get to be that guy? I always have to pack em WAY uphill....have you got an ea...
by draperjojo
Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been very, very bad... And will doubtless suffer for it
Replies: 12
Views: 1106

Re: I've been very, very bad... And will doubtless suffer fo

I'd say you've been a bad boy....course you remind me of someone that shall go nameless that just bought himself a Glock G40 10mm....he's been bad too....
by draperjojo
Sat Nov 14, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did you draw out on this year?
Replies: 8
Views: 897

Re: What did you draw out on this year?

I'm gonna take one more stab at a cow elk tomorrow morning on a mitigation permit I have, see if I can put one more in the freezer.
by draperjojo
Mon Oct 19, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did you draw out on this year?
Replies: 8
Views: 897

Re: What did you draw out on this year?

Got a cow elk Sat eve up on top of the mountain, it was raining, muddy, and foggy. We quartered her out about the time it got dark so we tied the quarters up in a tree and hiked a mile off of that mountain in the dark to get to the truck. Got her packed out the next day.
by draperjojo
Wed Oct 14, 2015 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Has anyone use the IPhone app that tracks your walking
Replies: 2
Views: 641

Has anyone use the IPhone app that tracks your walking

I was hunting cow elk last Sunday and I logged 29033 steps, it said that I climbed 472 flights of stairs, and that I walked 11.81 miles through the mountain....are these apps accurate??? I'm hunting for the next 4 weekends...this might be the only exercise I get this year...haha BTW, we saw several ...
by draperjojo
Wed Oct 14, 2015 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any electronics geeks here?
Replies: 59
Views: 4123

Re: Any electronics geeks here?

...Yes, the amperage is very important, the voltage will not burn it up, its the amperage that burn things up. If you go over amperage, you will burn what ever you are using up. Steve, Please don't take this personally, but I actually do have a degree in this stuff, and you are precisely wrong. Jac...
by draperjojo
Tue Sep 22, 2015 11:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happened to the 257 Roberts and 25-35?
Replies: 29
Views: 1400

Re: What happened to the 257 Roberts and 25-35?

I've got a Remington 722 dad bought in Hawaii in 1957. It still looks brand new. When it goes out to the range with its bigger brothers I shoot it last...cause it feels like I'm shooting a pellet gun then...lol, love that little rifle!!
by draperjojo
Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did you draw out on this year?
Replies: 8
Views: 897

Re: What did you draw out on this year?

Add to the list at the top that I just got a landowner tag for another cow elk in November. If we fill these tags I'll be needing another freezer... :-D