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by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dogs & CBD Oil
Replies: 8
Views: 59

Re: Dogs & CBD Oil

You've got to admire those Yorkies tough as old boots despite their size. Nice job six... :D
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 94
Views: 1299

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Old Savage wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:11 am
A little surprised the .32 Mag has not come up it will fire shorter loads including the .32 Auto for a sub load. Likewise the .327 for more power.
In a world where ammo is in short supply it would make sense to have a firearm that can fire an assortment of ammo... :wink:
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 94
Views: 1299

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Very interesting thread, the many geographic differences are obviously going to influence the choice of weapons. I do not foresee me taking up big game hunting or moving to a dangerous city environment. So as I said in an earlier post, a rimfire rifle for small game and a cap n ball handgun for fun ...
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......
Replies: 30
Views: 460

Re: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......

There's nothing quite like being protected from yourself, it's just like being a two year old again.... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seattle is dying
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: Seattle is dying

Similar scenes in British cities, mostly due to politicians with big hearts and small brains. Hark hark the dogs do bark, the beggar man comes to town. Back in the day that was a big deal and the constable would send him on his way, perhaps it is the hostels and soup kitchens that now encourage home...
by gamekeeper
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......
Replies: 30
Views: 460

Re: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......

That Lansky is a tough and useful little bit of kit, don't ask me how I know :? because they too are illegal in the UK. BTW mail order knives will soon be no longer posted to a home address in the UK, they must be posted to a business address so that the age of the customer can be checked before the...
by gamekeeper
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Two Guilt Posts 4 U
Replies: 13
Views: 265

Re: Two Guilt Posts 4 U

Congratulations, two great finds :mrgreen: your wife did a great job on the label too. 8)
by gamekeeper
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Greg S in AK.
Replies: 2
Views: 36

Happy Birthday Greg S in AK.

Have a GREAT DAY........... :D
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger Beatcat Special
Replies: 11
Views: 302

Re: New Ruger Beatcat Special

That is one handsome revolver, if it shoots only half as good as it looks you will be well pleased........ :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3297
Views: 51057

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

CONGRATULATIONS Gunny, she's a cutie.... :D
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Zealand shooting.
Replies: 17
Views: 494

Re: New Zealand shooting.

Quote from New Zealand prime minister, I PROMISE OUR GUN LAWS ARE GOING TO CHANGE.

Well I expected that, what I don't expect is the new laws will make any sense and allow concealed carry to protect people from such attacks. Good folks will be penalized again as usual... :roll:
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Bronco.
Replies: 4
Views: 46

Happy Birthday Bronco.

Have a GREAT DAY......... :D
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Zealand shooting.
Replies: 17
Views: 494

Re: New Zealand shooting.

My son GKjr recently came back from 12 months in NZ, he was pleased to find that unlike the UK there seemed to be a more relaxed attitude to firearms. He had a visitors gun licence and was able to use rifles and shotguns for hunting. I agree with the Doc. the law that denies owning a firearm for sel...
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Deadly Cyclone Hitting Mozambique
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: Deadly Cyclone Hitting Mozambique

Prayers sent.
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!
Replies: 45
Views: 850

Re: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!

That is interesting, there seems to be conflicting views on which type of .22 shot shell works best, answer is pattern each gun with both. Thanks for posting 8)
Congratulations on finding the Remington by the way... :mrgreen:
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Weapons and Warfare" website
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: "Weapons and Warfare" website

Recently I have become interested in Japanese WW2 small arms and found this site very useful.
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."
Replies: 4
Views: 228

Re: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."

When I was just a schoolboy some of my teachers were in the RAF during the war, they loved telling us all about their experiences, as did the ex sailors and ex soldiers. My father was a Fireman all through the Blitz and had witnessed some awful sights. My mother and older sister were both shot at by...
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Schuetzen Rifle -- Original Buchel Meister single-shot
Replies: 12
Views: 209

Re: New Schuetzen Rifle -- Original Buchel Meister single-shot

Nice find Darryl, no need to go to the gym if you carry that rifle a lot... :wink:
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your... Case Hardening (or Coloring)
Replies: 6
Views: 187

Re: Let's See Your... Case Hardening (or Coloring)

crs wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:36 pm
Love to, but it is pretty much worn off all my guns that had it. Sorry. :(
+1 :(
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: more interesting......
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Re: more interesting......

Interesting indeed, thanks for posting.
Sadly due to our dumb gun laws in the UK a lot of rook rifles were bored out to .410, I know of two such Martinis that are for sale over here, a .410 at $199 and a smooth bore .22 at $529.
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 94
Views: 1299

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Whatever NATO troops are carrying. That's right - zap a guy in a blue helmet and ya got ammo, guns , parts, com's whatever ya need. The initial zap could be done with whatever ya have. Then stock pile your heavy ordnance and use the .223/.308& 9mm. Hmm, seems you are following the Free French solut...
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Weapons and Warfare" website
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: "Weapons and Warfare" website

Thanks for the link, some entertaining information there...... 8)
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those locked into a bear hug with depression
Replies: 17
Views: 441

Re: For those locked into a bear hug with depression

Good news for sufferers. :)
I am fortunately immune to depression, as in the UK it can bar you from owning firearms, so I always smile at my doctor no matter how bad the news is.... :wink
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 94
Views: 1299

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Just thinking about what I use the most and what I might use makes me lean towards what I use now rather than a guess at whatever may happen in the future. If the EOTWAWKI comes along then like Gunny says, lots of military stuff around if you want it. My Winchester 9422 in .22lr will take care of th...
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3 Lynx on Snowy Maine Road (video)
Replies: 8
Views: 230

Re: 3 Lynx on Snowy Maine Road (video)

Great being in the right pace at the right time, glad they had a camera........ 8)
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday KeithNyst.
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Happy Birthday KeithNyst.

Have a GREAT DAY....... :D
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 12 Gauge Flare Guns As SD In Gun-Prohibited Areas
Replies: 20
Views: 315

Re: 12 Gauge Flare Guns As SD In Gun-Prohibited Areas

Over here in not so jolly old England, I can only have a Flare pistol on an ocean going boat. Blaine, I like your thinking though, if things get as bad as they are over here it's nice to know a way to "legally" stay armed and dangerous.....of course the "illegal" way is just too easy… :wink:
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3297
Views: 51057

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Its been blowing a gale all day in jolly old England but I did get a walk about with the .410.
By the way Old Savage, how is Indiana Girl is she still shooting that old single barrel .410 :?:
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big handful of steel
Replies: 17
Views: 431

Re: Big handful of steel

I really like the look of that Dragoon, I once took the shiny new finish off a flintlock pistol, it just didn't look right brand new.
by gamekeeper
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Pipeliner.
Replies: 2
Views: 52

Happy Birthday Pipeliner.

Have a GREAT DAY............ :D
by gamekeeper
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More knife making , photo
Replies: 14
Views: 332

Re: More knife making , photo

That photo would spark media outrage in the UK, our own brand of SnowFlakes would faint at the very thought of it.... :roll:
I congratulate you on teaching them well and I congratulate those kids on wanting the skills and succeeding in getting them. 8)
by gamekeeper
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Howdah you think of this?
Replies: 21
Views: 559

Re: Howdah you think of this?

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:12 am
Those "guncrafters" appear to be severely aesthetically challenged. :shock:
+1 to that......
by gamekeeper
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......
Replies: 30
Views: 460

Re: Why all the knife murders in England...?

Just read that a Walmart owned UK supermarket ASDA have stopped selling single kitchen knives because of the knife crime in Britain.
So I guess all is now well and it is safe to go outside again... :roll:
by gamekeeper
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......
Replies: 30
Views: 460

Re: Why all the knife murders in England...?

As far as I know that "key" would be illegal in the UK :roll: there is a law that states no bladed weapon disguised as anything else is allowed ie: combs, lipsticks etc. So If the "key" was used for your own defense it would be classed as illegal but if you were attacked by someone with a weapon and...
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Report on the Computer Center
Replies: 4
Views: 184

Re: Report on the Computer Center

Twyla would be so pleased with the progress... :)
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3297
Views: 51057

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Quote:Sixgun. Well....while you boys have been debating on mayo vs. mustard I've been w.o.r.k.i.n.g.! Good ole Gamekeeper talked about the winter of 62 in the U.K......shyt, I was only 8 years old at the time.....curious Gamekeeper.....does snow hit you guys from time to time? Maybe more in the Nort...
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3297
Views: 51057

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Yeah I hear that! To have over 5 feet is hard on everything! I remember the blizzard of 78, the schools were closed for days, roads weren't plowed, drifts allowed us kids to sleigh ride off the roof of a ranch style house! I remember the winter of 62/63 worst weather in the UK for years, I never ha...
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3297
Views: 51057

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I love potato chips (we call 'em crisps) on a sandwich, prefer ham and mustard to baloney, get enough baloney on here.… :lol:
Most Brits of Anglo Saxon stock love "chip butties" not good for yer arteries but bloody lovely... :D
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Howdah you think of this?
Replies: 21
Views: 559

Re: Howdah you think of this?

I wouldn't mind one of those Diablo's but may have to resort to gaugemates in 12/410.... 8) Didn't realize they were all muzzle loaders, that's OK just load up what you like or can stand.. :D The link below is one that interested me as the basic shotgun is common and cheap over here and everyone has...
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!
Replies: 45
Views: 850

Re: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!

My Webley .22 smoothbore is definitely choked but my Anschutz 9mm flobert smoothbore is not, maybe because the Anschutz is made to also fire slugs, which are commonly used in Europe but sadly not in Britain. I had fired a few sub sonic long rifle shells and CB longs in the Webley with out a problem ...
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3297
Views: 51057

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Quote: Gamekeeper.... If the Crown foolishly contemplates sending more young boys over here w/Brown Besses in an attempt to subdue us "colonials", you might advise them that they're going to needlessly lose a lot of young boys... as the current crop of Pennsylvania & Kentucky rifles are vastly impro...
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3297
Views: 51057

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Old Savage wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:13 pm
GK, this is from jolly old England. Says R. Cooper, Sheffield, England.
I have a William Rogers, Sheffield Bowie somewhere.
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3297
Views: 51057

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I guess I'm always drawn to anything that reminds me of rebellion, can't keep away... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3297
Views: 51057

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Wow! 600 "reads" in three days and only 7 replies from regulars..... Sure is a lot of rubber neckers out there, peeping through the curtains like they are peeping in the windows of the neighbors pre teen boys...... :D ......all quiet........looking over their shoulder.........standing on a cinder b...
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"
Replies: 16
Views: 373

Re: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"

Thanks Perry,
I had an email this AM saying the GP was still available then an email PM sorry it's gone. :cry:
Prices seem crazy at the moment for GPs some low and some very high.
I'll check out Holt's.. :wink:
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"
Replies: 16
Views: 373

Re: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"

TANGO 4C thanks for posting the information on the battle, very interesting.
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......
Replies: 30
Views: 460

Re: Why all the knife murders in England...?

3leggedturtle wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:16 pm
GK, could you carry a tactical pen or large plastic house key?
As far as I know, yes but the law here seem to view absolutely anything to be an offensive weapon if you use it to defend yourself.
I see a lot of tactical pens but what are the large plastic house keys ?
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About That Pancake Day.......
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: About That Pancake Day.......

I nearly flipped when I read that... :shock:
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"
Replies: 16
Views: 373

Re: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"

Great action video clip, love all the BP smoke :D Those were the days Lions led by Donkeys. They say in the UK every time Zulu is shown on TV sales of Martini rifles and shotguns go up. I am presently waiting to hear if a Greener GP in very nice condition is still for sale at only $158.00, it's only...
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco in his workshop
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Paco in his workshop

Pete44ru wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:15 pm
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It's good to see him up & about - he sure looks pretty good, 20 years younger than he is.

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That's what I was thinking, say hello from England for me.