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by Old Ironsights
Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1975 Lyman Black Powder Handbook Give-A-Way
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: 1975 Lyman Black Powder Handbook Give-A-Way

Well.. I'll "Dibs" that to go with the ROA you sent me. :mrgreen:
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying Other People's Handloads
Replies: 34
Views: 842

Re: Buying Other People's Handloads

Unless I have regularly and consistently spent time loading with a person, I will not take/use any of his loads... unless we are at the same range at the same time shooting substantially the same firearms from the same box.

It's no big thing to pull and reload to spec.
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Takin' a knee
Replies: 39
Views: 675

Re: Takin' a knee

There is a (lead) trial baloon attempting to tie Kneeling with Reverence, "Because Judeo Christians & Moslems kneel in Reverence, and these "protestors" are all JCM in one way or another, so, their "protest" is actually "reverence"..." etc. :lol: I have this "go to" mental picture of thousands of t...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Did you personally sign up for this?
Replies: 8
Views: 243

Re: Did you personally sign up for this?

:wink: Wow, did Colin Kaepernick write that for ya? :lol: Dang, I can just about hear the chains rattling when ya talk like that. :P Did it on my phone. Darn spell check!!! :oops: Actually I think he meant that jab at my OP, but, hey, if you want to take the poke... ;) All I have to say about the C...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Takin' a knee
Replies: 39
Views: 675

Re: Takin' a knee

A truly funny aside... I post commentary to an international website cancerous with Left Statists. There is a (lead) trial baloon attempting to tie Kneeling with Reverence, "Because Judeo Christians & Moslems kneel in Reverence, and these "protestors" are all JCM in one way or another, so, their "pr...
by Old Ironsights
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger / Talo gun.......
Replies: 5
Views: 332

Re: New Ruger / Talo gun.......

Thanks to Blaine, I have a replacement for my old 7" SS ROA. What I still kick myself over is not buying a pair of SS 4.5" Fixed Sight/CAS ROAs when they were available. I had a Bowen .50 ROA for a while, but, on the whole and as gorgeous as it was, I regretted doing it the minute ROAs went off the ...
by Old Ironsights
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Cheese stands alone...
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: The Cheese stands alone...

Apparently this guy (http://www.seattlepropane.com/wallingfordsign) has a million of them... Since it's a Seattle Thing, it now falls to Blaine to keep us updated... :twisted: :shock: :o No need to insult me ;) . I hate that frigging sewer. If everyone is lucky, the AntiFartards will burn it down (...
by Old Ironsights
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 years ago in PA
Replies: 18
Views: 467

Re: 50 years ago in PA

... This Ridgway gig is a 250 mile trip for me and I feel a bit overwhelmed by it...I don't like traveling much more that a hundred miles from home...it why my 2005 Rubicon just turned over 40,000 miles... Phsaw. My 2001 Outback is at 155K now. I have to drive 120+ mi to get to a Sportsman's Wareho...
by Old Ironsights
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Widow makers
Replies: 24
Views: 643

Re: Widow makers

No joke man.

One of the members at my church quite literally got spiked from top of skull to breastbone.

The service was Closed Casket.

He was only in his early 50s.

Brain Buckets aren't just for Bikes.

Somebody thinks you are worth keeping around... :wink: :mrgreen:
by Old Ironsights
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Cheese stands alone...
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: The Cheese stands alone...

Apparently this guy (http://www.seattlepropane.com/wallingfordsign) has a million of them...

Since it's a Seattle Thing, it now falls to Blaine to keep us updated... :twisted:
by Old Ironsights
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Gamekeeper: "Squirrel... OUCH!"
Replies: 7
Views: 366

Re: For Gamekeeper: "Squirrel... OUCH!"

That's so... wrongly Just.

And I'm stealing the pic. :twisted:
by Old Ironsights
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Did you personally sign up for this?
Replies: 8
Views: 243

Re: Did you personally sign up for this?

I live where I do because (A) it's still one of the most free States in the DisUnion and (B) isn't so buggering hot all the time.

I did my time in Lawton OK. You can have Tx. I'll stick to WY or AK.
by Old Ironsights
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 years ago in PA
Replies: 18
Views: 467

Re: 50 years ago in PA

Thanks Jack! I'll see what I can do about getting back up there. :D jb 8) OK Jason.....enough of promises......I DEMAND you and I get together . :D For real buddy, I'd like to meet you and do some trigger time. It's boring around here with an influx of BMW's and liberal thoughts taking over.....I t...
by Old Ironsights
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 years ago in PA
Replies: 18
Views: 467

Re: 50 years ago in PA

Sorry. Wish I could, but both my Transporter and atmospheric craft are undergoing critical maintenance and won't be available until 1/1/2300... Or so the techs tell me. Sadly, too, the gold/platinum/plutonium bars (standard outworld non-credit currency) I have available to trade are not well accepte...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Did you personally sign up for this?
Replies: 8
Views: 243

Did you personally sign up for this?

SOCIAL CONTRACT between an individual and the United States Government WHEREAS I wish to reside on the North American continent, and WHEREAS the United States Government controls the area of the continent on which I wish to reside, and WHEREAS tacit or implied contracts are vague and therefore unen...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cabelas
Replies: 46
Views: 1284

Re: Cabelas

TL,DR most of the other posts, but here is my less than a penny... Two things come to mind: #1: The insane level of regulatory BS that a particular Store may be subjected to because of whatever gripes the State/Fed bureaucrats. #2: An overly "sales focused" Store Manager who realizes that the longer...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Takin' a knee
Replies: 39
Views: 675

Re: Takin' a knee

While listening to the radio today, a lawyer came on and stated that players DO NOT have first amendment rights when they put on the uniform and take the field, court or whatever. They are employees and must behave according to the rules the boss puts down. They get penalized for excessive celebrat...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Takin' a knee
Replies: 39
Views: 675

Re: Takin' a knee

. FWIW, I have to respectfully disagree. Taking a knee during the National anthem may indeed be distasteful, but IMO is nonetheless a valid expression of their rights under the 1st Amendment. . I agree. But then, I have never cared $0.01 for any "professional sport" or its "heroes". Boycott the NFL...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 years ago in PA
Replies: 18
Views: 467

Re: 50 years ago in PA

Hell, I'd be happy to have an ugly stretch of hilly desert scrub to call my own, put a beat-up 1970s single-wide on and shoot on whenever... never mind a piece of land that can grow plants and edible critters...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Should I Continue to Reload?
Replies: 15
Views: 513

Re: Should I Continue to Reload?

I really don't reload to Hunt, except for .357 - and there I'm mostly making target/hunting ammo to match Buffalo Bore. I reload to keep a large back stock of cheap "I need to shoot something today" ammo... because shooting even the cheapest bulk garbage is still more expensive than reloads (7.62x54...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is a Hero
Replies: 12
Views: 498

Re: This is a Hero

I have both first release signed "Black Knight" and "Lancelot" trading velums, and a certified 700th ed Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus...

No, you can't look at them. :wink: :mrgreen:
by Old Ironsights
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Took a step backward... :)
Replies: 11
Views: 568

Re: Took a step backward... :)

I've been carrying a Glock for over 31 years when my first was issued to me by the P.D. to replace our S&W Model 10's. It was presented to us as a flat revolver. When you think about it most of us carried revolvers for decades never concerning ourselves that they didn't have external safety's. I've...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dumpster Dilemma
Replies: 12
Views: 440

Re: Dumpster Dilemma

Gotcha! I miss read/ understood your post, thought the dumpster company required you to be there. They do, because of: When we see gone two different alarms are set, and the dogs are loosed. No exceptions. The dumpster is by the house, so it is in the dog zone. Someone has to be home to open the fe...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB: A S...ty rifle in 45-70 / 90 or the simular
Replies: 9
Views: 335

Re: WTB: A S...ty rifle in 45-70 / 90 or the simular

If you have a decent break-action shotty you could always order up a .45/70 barrel liner...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Took a step backward... :)
Replies: 11
Views: 568

Re: Took a step backward... :)

I've carried Glocks for work and off duty. Never really a fan of the trigger dingus "safety". made me feel like I was carrying a 1911 Cocked and Unlocked. (Think about it... the 1911 is not supposed to fire if something inadvertently trips the trigger because of the Grip safety... yet how many peopl...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Cheese stands alone...
Replies: 9
Views: 455

The Cheese stands alone...

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by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A PM for Pitchy... because I can't put Pics in a PM... (Dave/Paul???)
Replies: 11
Views: 287

Re: A PM for Pitchy... because I can't put Pics in a PM... (Dave/Paul???)

Pitchy wrote:
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:11 pm
Thanks, the spike is three inches long.
Trying to post another picture but my stupid computer can`t recognize my camera card keeps saying removable disc
My little spike flint hammer is a 1/2" spike tip cut at 2-1/8". OAL is 8-1/2"
by Old Ironsights
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A PM for Pitchy... because I can't put Pics in a PM... (Dave/Paul???)
Replies: 11
Views: 287

Re: A PM for Pitchy... because I can't put Pics in a PM... (Dave/Paul???)

Cool. Looks almost more like a tomahawk or mini war hammer.
by Old Ironsights
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A PM for Pitchy... because I can't put Pics in a PM... (Dave/Paul???)
Replies: 11
Views: 287

Re: A PM for Pitchy... because I can't put Pics in a PM... (Dave/Paul???)

. FWIW, placing pics into a PM here isn't too hard - but the pics need to be first uploaded to a pic-hosting website. After the desired pic(s) are uploaded, copy the uploaded pic's direct url & paste it (them) into the PM, ensuring each individual pasted url is bracketed with [img] immediately befo...
by Old Ironsights
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Answer To Staying Logged In Here
Replies: 12
Views: 345

Re: The Answer To Staying Logged In Here

Seems to have worked on this machine... for now... Whether it propagates to the other "favorites" links across my other devices, or reverts, remains to be seen...
by Old Ironsights
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A PM for Pitchy... because I can't put Pics in a PM... (Dave/Paul???)
Replies: 11
Views: 287

A PM for Pitchy... because I can't put Pics in a PM... (Dave/Paul???)

Hey Man. Thanks again for the hospitality and everything. I wish I lived nearby so I could learn at the feet of the master tinker. But I did find something you might not have come across... I was digging in my Flintlock stuff and found something I won from a Blanket a few years ago... A Flint Hammer...
by Old Ironsights
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Next time some Snowflake with an attitude mouths off
Replies: 13
Views: 376

Re: Next time some Snowflake with an attitude mouths off

It's gonna get worse...the "disenfranchised" have been empowered by their "creator" (o bummer and others) to feel "owed" an easy life by the mango tree while sipping (gulping) raw whiskey and chewing khat.----me At least out here I only have to deal with the Natives and not the Imports. Neither hav...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Next time some Snowflake with an attitude mouths off
Replies: 13
Views: 376

Re: Next time some Snowflake with an attitude mouths off

Black people who were never slaves,

are fighting white people who were never Nazis,

over Confederate statues erected by Democrats,

because Democrats can't stand their own history anymore.

And somehow, at the end, it's all Trump's fault...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QoD (Question of the Day:)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: QoD (Question of the Day:)

They had the PT140s as well as the PT111s for about the same money.

I think the stack of 9s sold out in about 2 hours. The smaller stack of .40s took almost until noon to go.

I went with the 9 only because I already have several thousand rounds.
by Old Ironsights
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Contender/Encore 357 Max or Mag
Replies: 7
Views: 282

Re: Contender/Encore 357 Max or Mag

I keep an eye out for a .357 Contender G1 barrel, but it's not a big priority. Bu, if any of y'all decide to spend that kind of money for a .357 Contender barrel, let me know so we can haggle on buying your old one... ;)
by Old Ironsights
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QoD (Question of the Day:)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: QoD (Question of the Day:)

The date is in the D series. It should be just fine. So far I've been pleased. It and 3 extra mags fit nicely in a fanny pack I keep behind the seat. Not a single bobble at the range, though I found the overly complicated "trigger safety" dingus to be questionable (far more so than the simple Glock...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did something change on this site?
Replies: 15
Views: 472

Re: Did something change on this site?

Be grateful that's your only headache with this site. I could not get on at all for 4 days. It said I tried too many times to log on and the robot thingy would not work so I tried with my sons log on and password and the same thing happened. I just let it go and was one day away from giving up leve...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brain trust.
Replies: 24
Views: 732

Re: Brain trust.

I agree the fire-starters should be punished, but lots of fires are started by lightning and so-on.....what I don't understand is why people build wooden houses with flammable roofs, surrounded by 100 ft pines ....! Then they act surprised they lose their homes if the forest burns. :roll: If that i...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did something change on this site?
Replies: 15
Views: 472

Re: Did something change on this site?

Make sure your computer is set to "remember"... *.org, not *.com. well, the site title is "org", so I have no idea on what it takes to change the "remember" part..... A complete format and re-install will probably work... :twisted: :lol: :wink: It's a Cookie deal, and unfortunately since I use so m...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QoD (Question of the Day:)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: QoD (Question of the Day:)

If the serial number has a D in it, it is a buy for me Serial number with A or B means JUNK!!! Series C is a qualified MAYBE. The series D were produced after they hired the VP of quality control from Beretta as the CEO for Taurus. The difference is so obvious that Ronnie Milsap can see it. I have ...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brain trust.
Replies: 24
Views: 732

Re: Brain trust.

GunnyMack wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:40 pm
...
But it's also our fault by not allowing fires to consume the dead trees, brush etc. ...
Don't forget essential bans on logging.

Roast spotted owl anyone?
by Old Ironsights
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QoD (Question of the Day:)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: QoD (Question of the Day:)

there is a trite saying amongst taurus peoples that goes something like this: " it is not a matter of i f any new taurus has to be sent back to miami for warranty work but w h e n ! " Why on earth would I want to send a <$200 gun out to "get fixed"? Overnight charges alone cost nearly that much. It...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QoD (Question of the Day:)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: QoD (Question of the Day:)

I have two in 9mm and one in 40 caliber and they all are very accurate. These are striker fired double action pistols that will also take a S&W 3rd generation magazine. I installed night sights on the 40 and one of the 9mm's. I gave a 9mm to my daughter and wouldn't have if I didn't have confidence...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Inaccurate guns
Replies: 8
Views: 488

Re: Inaccurate guns

A Merit adjustable is a "diopter" sight. And when Hunting I wouldn't use anything else on my .357 92.
That said, Simo "Simuna" Häyhä used a Mosin Nagant with neolithic optics to become the "White Death"... so...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QoD (Question of the Day:)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: QoD (Question of the Day:)

Just Because (I'm still trying to figure out Pictures in a post PhotoSuckIt world)... KIMG0114 1.jpg KIMG0115 1.jpg KIMG0116 1.jpg Almost twice the Ammo for 1/3 the cost... but I still prefer the 1911. The longer barrel balances better, and the trigger (polished in a way that I don't think is possib...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed carry --- again
Replies: 60
Views: 2824

Re: Concealed carry --- again

If/when the Hearing Protection Act becomes "law", I have a Mystic on my "buy" list.

Until then, I'll get by with "no suppressor required" catsneeze loads.
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QoD (Question of the Day:)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: QoD (Question of the Day:)

Well, the local Fun Store decided to put a large pile of 2017 Taurus PT111 G2s on sale for $159 ($178 otd). Not something I would EDC (that's what the 1911 CCO is for), but for a glove-box/throw-away one could do a LOT worse - even on the Used market. (Heck, the HiPoint's on sale cost nearly as much...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: History of Israeli Firearms
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Re: History of Israeli Firearms

And Tobasco bottles are the shape they are because the original Maker had/found a huge stash of hair-tonic/after-shave bottles to put his original batch into...

One makes do with what one can.... which is why I will always have C&B & Flint guns to go with my cartridge guns.