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by gamekeeper
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun oil.This is no joke
Replies: 6
Views: 153

Re: Gun oil.This is no joke

New fangled ideas :roll: I ain't putting any gun oil on my slow old rusty bolt action, if want fast shootin' I use my leveraction…. :D
by gamekeeper
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good ole'Bessy Bessy.
Replies: 12
Views: 117

Re: Good ole'Bessy Bessy.

So no need for a follow up shot then.... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blowing off a little steam
Replies: 16
Views: 175

Re: Blowing off a little steam

OldWin wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:04 pm
Really cool buddy! Reminder of simpler times.......
Yes indeed..... 8)
by gamekeeper
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday 44/40.
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Happy Birthday 44/40.

Have a GREAT DAY....... :D
by gamekeeper
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got me a new toy.
Replies: 21
Views: 360

Re: Got me a new toy.

Who cares about the potential price? It looks as it it is a well made, handy, useful little gun. The price you paid sounds reasonable for such a nice little gun. I would hazard a guess that it locks up tight and solid as an English General's clenched jaw under a stiff upper lip. Yup, I paid what it...
by gamekeeper
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got me a new toy.
Replies: 21
Views: 360

Re: Got me a new toy.

Thanks for all your comments :D it is a well made little .410 in great condition but I can't see it fetching anywhere near the figure Pugs Guns have put on it on this side of the pond. This type of gun is very common over here but more often than not a well used cheaper version, I could probably sel...
by gamekeeper
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday rafter-7.
Replies: 3
Views: 41

Happy Birthday rafter-7.

Have a GREAT DAY...... :D
by gamekeeper
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got me a new toy.
Replies: 21
Views: 360

Re: Got me a new toy.

:roll: Quote.FWIW, when I make a score like that, I NEVER let the seller know, so that they can remain an untapped mother lode, ILO raising the price of anything I may be interested in at a later time. Pete my local dealer is also a drinking buddy, we love out doing each other.... :D Otherwise I tot...
by gamekeeper
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got me a new toy.
Replies: 21
Views: 360

Got me a new toy.

My local dealer tried very hard to sell me a single barrel Belgium made .410 poachers gun, he wanted £100.00 ($131) for it. I noticed it was a cut above the usual rusty old poachers guns he stocks so already having two. 410s and not requiring another I bought it :roll: When I got it home I looked on...
by gamekeeper
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday don3
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Happy Birthday don3

Have a GREAT DAY.......... :D
by gamekeeper
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Geese.
Replies: 24
Views: 354

Re: Geese.

I'm envious, I haven't shot any wildfowl in ages. Nice shooting Nath.... :D
by gamekeeper
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday zack coyote.
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Happy Birthday zack coyote.

Have a GREAT DAY Zack....... :D
by gamekeeper
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday ulav8r.
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Happy Birthday ulav8r.

Have a GREAT DAY....... :D
by gamekeeper
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Henry .45-70
Replies: 10
Views: 361

Re: New Henry .45-70

jnyork wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:04 am
gamekeeper wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:35 am
Very nice, I wish I had the need of one to justify the expense. … :mrgreen:

Just what does "need" have to do with it? :lol:
I knew someone would say that... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 22Belgian garden gun
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Re: 22Belgian garden gun

I shot two squirrels with a .22 Webley garden gun last weekend, I used a CCI shot shell on one and two crimped shotshells on the other, range about 10 feet. That Belgium. 22 garden gun looks a lot of fun, I would try it with CB longs, may extend the range a bit.. :D I assume being a garden gun it is...
by gamekeeper
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Henry .45-70
Replies: 10
Views: 361

Re: New Henry .45-70

Very nice, I wish I had the need of one to justify the expense. … :mrgreen:
by gamekeeper
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 451

Re: .760"!

I found that half the fun of muzzleloading was finding stuff to shoot and stuff to keep in the possible's bag.
Well done on resizing those balls Nath... :D
by gamekeeper
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday don Tomás
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Happy Birthday don Tomás

Have a GREAT DAY...... :D
by gamekeeper
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the Gang in the UK across the pond...
Replies: 12
Views: 355

Re: For the Gang in the UK across the pond...

That could well be a true story... :lol: :lol: :lol:
by gamekeeper
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 424

Re: The Eye is Approaching

Stay safe Jay, prayers sent.
by gamekeeper
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 44
Views: 871

Re: Over weight !!!!

Must be something to do with Norma's cooking, well you gotta blame someone...…. :?
by gamekeeper
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy birthday Barcelona Rick. Bruce Scott & TANGO4C.
Replies: 5
Views: 120

Happy birthday Barcelona Rick. Bruce Scott & TANGO4C.

Have a GREAT DAY..... Gentlemen........ :D
by gamekeeper
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Signs of the Times
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: Signs of the Times

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by gamekeeper
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Back From Ohio
Replies: 15
Views: 367

Re: Got Back From Ohio

Pitchy wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:29 pm
OldWin wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:26 pm
May she rest in peace, Blaine. It sounds like you are at peace, also. I'm glad of that, and that it was a safe trip.
God Bless.
+1
+2
by gamekeeper
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday JerryB, charlielima, Hillbilly & Rusty Jr.
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Happy Birthday JerryB, charlielima, Hillbilly & Rusty Jr.

Have a GREAT DAY Lever gunners...... :D
by gamekeeper
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pitchy!
Replies: 23
Views: 520

Re: Pitchy!

Lenn, I always try to remember that my bad days could be someone else's good days, I count my blessings that the good lord at least lets me enjoy the beauty of creation. I hope you take comfort in the fact that you bring a lot of fun to us folks and that we appreciate you being a big part of our fam...
by gamekeeper
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boycott !
Replies: 17
Views: 394

Re: Boycott !

Wranglers, better tailored for horse riding too.... 8)
by gamekeeper
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Evil Roy Carbine .22LR or .22Mag?
Replies: 11
Views: 299

Re: Evil Roy Carbine .22LR or .22Mag?

I used to use a 9422M at 200yds with open sights, it surprised a few guys including me with its accuracy. The .22 magnum is in my opinion underated.
by gamekeeper
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What if...the US Army adopted Lever Guns in the 1870s?
Replies: 7
Views: 397

Re: What if...the US Army adopted Lever Guns in the 1870s?

I guess you could have had Custer run for President..... :shock:
by gamekeeper
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1945 Interesting Win M-1895 Statement by the Prexy of the Company
Replies: 3
Views: 201

Re: 1945 Interesting Win M-1895 Statement by the Prexy of the Company

Interesting, thanks for sharing.
I never had much of an opinion on the 95 but I have learned a lot more about them from this forum.
by gamekeeper
Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help quitting the beer
Replies: 43
Views: 1010

Re: Help quitting the beer

Bill, I'm sure you will kick the habit of reaching for a beer but do keep a couple of beers handy so you know you can have one if you so wish, nothing worse than knowing you can't have something just because you don't have it. When I quit smoking in my 30s I still carried cigarettes and a lighter fo...
by gamekeeper
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another vintage lever gun added to the fold (photo)
Replies: 22
Views: 530

Re: Another vintage lever gun added to the fold (photo)

Congratulations, a fine looking rifle and very well photographed too.... :mrgreen:
by gamekeeper
Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday milton.
Replies: 3
Views: 87

Happy Birthday milton.

Have a GREAT DAY...... :D
by gamekeeper
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some Old Winchester 88 and Savage 99 Advertizements
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: Some Old Winchester 88 and Savage 99 Advertizements

earlmck wrote:
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:20 pm
Ah yes. Some fine looking rifles there!

Brings back some memories: thanks for posting those Steve.
+ 1...... 8)
by gamekeeper
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 18
Views: 355

Re: Prayer request

My prayers for recovery and for his family are crossing the Atlantic right now.
by gamekeeper
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday hightime & JReed.
Replies: 6
Views: 115

Happy Birthday hightime & JReed.

Have a GREAT DAY Fellas...... :D
by gamekeeper
Sat Sep 01, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1873 toggle action
Replies: 14
Views: 543

Re: 1873 toggle action

Its been described above, but the simplest explanation is the link goes over center when closed, it not your hand that keeps it closed. The weakness of the action in comparison is often mentioned in discussions about the toggle link actions, and the implication is they will blow up if some pressure...
by gamekeeper
Sat Sep 01, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Internet rules!
Replies: 31
Views: 659

Re: Internet rules!

The Model 1876 is the only repeating rifle that had successful, documented use in the northern plains buffalo slaughter. Earlier repeating rifles such as the Henry, Spencer, and Winchester Models of 1866 and 1873 may have seen limited use, but only the Model 76 was considered by hunters as powerful ...
by gamekeeper
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New air rifle settling down
Replies: 20
Views: 552

Re: New air rifle settling down

Earl, that looks like a promising start, I'm still impressed with my little junior sized Thor but maybe the extra power of the Dragon may just tempt me to part with some cash..... :?
by gamekeeper
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday AmBraCol.
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Happy Birthday AmBraCol.

Have a GREAT DAY Paul..... :D

Thanks too for keeping this place open...... 8)
by gamekeeper
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 22
Views: 363

Re: Prayer request

My prayers for your wifes full recovery are on their way Rusty.
by gamekeeper
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday rogn.
Replies: 1
Views: 89

Happy Birthday rogn.

Have a GREAT DAY.......... :D
by gamekeeper
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers For My Mother
Replies: 41
Views: 461

Re: Prayers For My Mother

hfcable wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:13 am
so,sorry,Blaine but what a long life well lived

you were blessed having her so long
+1 and my sincere condolences.
by gamekeeper
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My time in the gun trade.
Replies: 8
Views: 361

Re: My time in the gun trade.

Sounds as if you enjoyed working there. Yes it was quite an experience, I had been reading American gun mags since I was a little kid with no chance of seeing all the great guns I was reading about, then all of a sudden I'm surrounded by Winchesters, Colts Smith & Wesson's, Lugers etc etc I thought...
by gamekeeper
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My time in the gun trade.
Replies: 8
Views: 361

My time in the gun trade.

My time at Westley Richards was mostly hard work, most of what I did as a barrel filer was by hand and you needed a good eye for detail, nobody likes a top rib off centre or barrels that look almost corrugated when looking down them. However all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. As requested b...
by gamekeeper
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....win 92 & marlin 92
Replies: 67
Views: 2386

Re: I want these....

Gamekeeper, you worked at Westley Richards???? Tell us more! 8) Back in the late 60s early 70s I was a barrel filer and resleever of old side by side shotguns. My job was to strip down old shotguns and then fit new tubes into the original breech, refit the old ribs etc and file the new tubes/barrel...
by gamekeeper
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marine Stands Guard Over Dying Boy
Replies: 9
Views: 349

Re: Marine Stands Guard Over Dying Boy

Nath wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:40 am
Impressive.

N.
+ 1. God bless that Marine.
by gamekeeper
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Little Good Luck To Go With The Bad
Replies: 17
Views: 372

Re: A Little Good Luck To Go With The Bad

AJMD429 wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:26 am
A ray of sunshine starting to shine through the clouds...!

Praying for many more to come.
+1. :)
by gamekeeper
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Rifle Man
Replies: 15
Views: 402

Re: The Rifle Man

He looks a real mean hombre, we oughter get him to join the forum.... :D