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by gamekeeper
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday snkbittin.
Replies: 0
Views: 9

Happy Birthday snkbittin.

Have a GREAT DAY and stay away from rattlers...... :D
by gamekeeper
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any H&R experts here?
Replies: 3
Views: 120

Re: Any H&R experts here?

The one on the right looks very similar to a Stevens, I wouldn't say no to either of those... :mrgreen:
by gamekeeper
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess we wont see GK or Nath for awhile...
Replies: 6
Views: 158

Re: Guess we wont see GK or Nath for awhile...

There was a time when pubs were my second home but pubs and my wallet have both changed for the worse, so as I'm still getting through my emergency alcohol rations....the pubs will have to wait for my custom... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy 4th!
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Happy 4th!

Have a GREAT Independence Day.......🇺🇸
by gamekeeper
Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: "Just let your house burn..."
Replies: 9
Views: 157

Re: "Just let your house burn..."

Pity they are not friends of a local hell's angels gang, they might be the only ones to dish out justice in such circumstances..
by gamekeeper
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Um, There's a Spitfire in the Living Room...
Replies: 7
Views: 224

Re: Um, There's a Spitfire in the Living Room...

Quite a cool conversation piece 8) Was the pilot, Santa Claus by any chance :?:
by gamekeeper
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4829
Views: 79063

Re: The Gun Room

Prayers up for a speedy and full recovery.
by gamekeeper
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1858 New Army bummer
Replies: 18
Views: 315

Re: 1858 New Army bummer

Give the old fashioned Cap n Ball another go, I had a lot of fun with mine .... :wink:
by gamekeeper
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: A Brit on the U.S. Gun Buying 'panic'...
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: A Brit on the U.S. Gun Buying 'panic'...

Interesting.
by gamekeeper
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen
Replies: 71
Views: 702

Re: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen

They are really cool 8) I still think you should sell them to reenactors, they would look great next to the possibles bag and powder horn, practical too... :wink:
by gamekeeper
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: American Ingenuity
Replies: 13
Views: 351

Re: American Ingenuity

Back in the days when gamekeepers were feared these guns could be found in the woods frequented my poachers, they were also used in cemeteries to stop body snatchers.
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by gamekeeper
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting levergunner
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: Interesting levergunner

Great photo 8) I hope the guy behind the horse checks his muzzle though...
by gamekeeper
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I am the......
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: I am the......

I used to have a Spanish flintlock Kentucky pistol, not a beautiful piece but it was and still is ( I get to fire it occasionally) quite reliable... 8)
by gamekeeper
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: login still broke
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: login still broke

It happens to me too if I log on to the general forum but not if I log on first to Leverguns community index.
by gamekeeper
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The X Ring survival reloader.
Replies: 11
Views: 700

Re: The X Ring survival reloader.

My X Ring survival reloader came today, it looks really well made and thought out, the darn Chinese virus has stopped me from getting any components but will be ordering what I can on line if the postage is not too excessive..The service from XRing is excellent by the way... :D
by gamekeeper
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: from Robert Ruark
Replies: 8
Views: 293

Re: from Robert Ruark

Who said " money is a poor measure of a man's wealth" ?
by gamekeeper
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 89
Views: 911

Re: Question / POLL

Thanks Jim, from now on when anybody asks my age I will say on average 64 ..... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They have gone to far.
Replies: 6
Views: 246

Re: They have gone to far.

So freedom of speech does not apply to everyone then :?: If the left keep this BS up it won't be long before they want the US Constitution to be revoked on grounds that it was written by men those views on life were different to the snowflakes... :roll:
by gamekeeper
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Im in love.
Replies: 24
Views: 431

Re: Im in love.

WOW What a beauty.......... 8) 8) 8)
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could sure use some prayers tonight
Replies: 16
Views: 239

Re: Could sure use some prayers tonight

Paul, my prayers are on the way at the double.
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen
Replies: 71
Views: 702

Re: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen

Great looking canteen Lenn, re'enactors would pay good money to have one like that..... 8)
by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tense situation I'm glad I haven't had to be in
Replies: 13
Views: 438

Re: Tense situation I'm glad I haven't had to be in

I think his wife would have been more intimidating up on the balcony with a shotgun.
by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Circle of Life...
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: The Circle of Life...

I seemed to have missed out between 35 and 50 :? Otherwise I'm on schedule... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another fun gun drill - 1911 vs M1 Carbine
Replies: 4
Views: 163

Re: Another fun gun drill - 1911 vs M1 Carbine

I enjoyed that video, the concept of the M1 carbine has always made sense to me...👍
by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen
Replies: 71
Views: 702

Re: My first wooden bucket

Lenn, I found a photo of the canteen I had years ago, thought you might be interested, most were flatter canteens and look easier to carry than this barrel shape.
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by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen
Replies: 71
Views: 702

Re: My first wooden bucket

Lenn, back when I was shooting black powder rifles every year we'd have a rendezvous. One of the guys that came to set up shop was a cooper. He had several special tools for making the buckets. If they leaked he put wax in them where the leaks were then filled them with boiling water. That just rem...
by gamekeeper
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 89
Views: 911

Re: Question / POLL

yankee1947 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:58 am
Will be 73 this fall.
Welcome to the fire yankee1947....... :D
by gamekeeper
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 89
Views: 911

Re: Question / POLL

72 in a couple of months, been using Shotguns for about 60 years, Rifles about 40 years, Handguns (mostly cap n ball) on and off. Tired of all the ridiculous 🇬🇧 hoops I have had to jump through but will Keep Calm and Carry On... :)
by gamekeeper
Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: FEAR PURCHASING....
Replies: 82
Views: 39906

Re: FEAR PURCHASING....

Whether they pick a pump shotgun or 1911 or Glock or Speed Six or 50 Beowulf AR pistol, the KEY is p) slip in an occasional A-Zoom in the middle of a magazine or cylinder and get to where a failure to fire doesn't confuse you or slow you down, but just annoys you as you keep shooting. I think if th...
by gamekeeper
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cool backwater pool
Replies: 7
Views: 190

Re: Cool backwater pool

I'm not fond of snakes but if there's one thing that really creeps me out it's a snake in water... :?
by gamekeeper
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday rossim92.
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Happy Birthday rossim92.

Have a GREAT DAY......... :D
by gamekeeper
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .177 junior air rifle.
Replies: 12
Views: 205

Re: .177 junior air rifle.

Nice one Norma :D .177 the way to go...... 8)
by gamekeeper
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some Days
Replies: 10
Views: 232

Re: Some Days

Lenn, that's exactly how I feel with my electricity supplier, have been banging my head on a brick wall for over six months and gotten no where...... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .177 junior air rifle.
Replies: 12
Views: 205

Re: .177 junior air rifle.

I've been working with a couple new .177 break barrel air guns myself. A couple months ago I bought an Umarex Syrix....it's not very accurate :( ....Then I bought a Ruger 'Air Hawk' which is quite a bit better as far as accuracy. Still working with the Syrix How do you like the gas ram as opposed t...
by gamekeeper
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice Time At The Range . . . Until It Rained
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: Nice Time At The Range . . . Until It Rained

I used to enjoy meeting shooters with interesting guns, fired a few guns I thought I'd never have a chance to that way. They may have felt the same way also after trying mine.
by gamekeeper
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .177 junior air rifle.
Replies: 12
Views: 205

.177 junior air rifle.

One shot at about 30yds, first one with the Norica Thor air rifle for ages.
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by gamekeeper
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen
Replies: 71
Views: 702

Re: My first wooden bucket

Nice grain, looks good to me . . . 8)
by gamekeeper
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another great Youtube from Cap and Ball
Replies: 4
Views: 163

Re: Another great Youtube from Cap and Ball

Wow! How have I managed to miss this website? Thanks for posting Bill, very interesting to me and I'm sure a few others that like front stuffers.. 8) I found that shooting flintlocks made me a better shot with modern arms, holding through the ignition of a flinter is essential for accuracy, I also f...
by gamekeeper
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a word of thanksgiving
Replies: 12
Views: 205

Re: a word of thanksgiving

Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly...glad you're okay...
by gamekeeper
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday RIHMFIRE & KiwiKev.
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Happy Birthday RIHMFIRE & KiwiKev.

Have a GREAT Day....... :D
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worm Lives Matter...
Replies: 5
Views: 240

Re: Worm Lives Matter...

:lol: I bet there's some snowflake ready to fight their cause..
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The flying goose
Replies: 20
Views: 328

Re: The flying goose

I can't wait for the wind to blow.......looks great Lenn....... 8)
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ohio plague numbers, an overview
Replies: 16
Views: 393

Re: Ohio plague numbers, an overview

I'm still keeping my head down here in the UK, but that's not a lot different to normal. The only thing I miss is my weekly trips to the south coast to see my GF we are both of an age that we don't need anything else to slow us down.
by gamekeeper
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Community Standards
Replies: 7
Views: 292

Re: Community Standards

I guess some of you colonials still have your puritan roots and that's not a bad thing in a world where standards are dropping. I use the term "colonials" in good homour and as a reminder of the good folks who put the USA on the map.

God Bless America.🇺🇸
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Don't know if it made US news.
Replies: 10
Views: 505

Don't know if it made US news.

At the weekend 3 men were stabbed to death and several wounded by a Libian refugee who was known to Mi5, one of the dead was an American.
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Irony - or just reality...?
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: Irony - or just reality...?

Someone flew over a soccer match last night towing a banner saying WHITE LIVES MATTER the police are investigating with a view of possible charges of racism...... :roll:

It sure is a crazy world.
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting
Replies: 19
Views: 566

Re: Shooting

Trying to out draw Matt Dillon is one of my early memories, the old B/W TV survived though...... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sunday afternoon
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Re: Sunday afternoon

This is a stellar year for chipmunks on the north coast...in a few weeks I have gotten ten and when I took out the trash this morning I heard two more under the porch. they are into everything. no match for the CCI quiet .22's , 40gr going 710fps ..... stops them even in a charge. Be careful out th...
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Avatars???
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: New Avatars???

gamekeeper wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:43 pm
I see they are back again.… :o
Disappeared again, they seem to be playing hide and seek.... :?
by gamekeeper
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sunday afternoon
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Re: Sunday afternoon

fordwannabe wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:06 pm
Hey tree rat eradicating should have a holiday.
I would certainly vote for that..... :lol: