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by .45colt
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Cleaning The Garage" during Shelter-In-Place
Replies: 10
Views: 183

Re: "Cleaning The Garage" during Shelter-In-Place

You never need any of that stuff until You throw it away........ :lol: been there and done it. :oops: .
by .45colt
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off topic..but 2015....?
Replies: 5
Views: 444

Off topic..but 2015....?

this may be old news but did anyone else hear this ? https://greatgameindia.com/italian-stat ... ronavirus/
by .45colt
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Japanese Fuigo Box Forge Blower
Replies: 20
Views: 786

Re: The Japanese Fuigo Box Forge Blower

That thing is so cool , it put My feeble mind in overdrive :shock: , All I can see is the forge being setup by a small stream and the operating rod driven by a waterwheel. just like early gristmills. I bet it was done hundreds of years ago.?
by .45colt
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt Burgess Still Getting Out For A Kill Once In Awhile
Replies: 17
Views: 723

Re: Colt Burgess Still Getting Out For A Kill Once In Awhile

Good choice ,should stop them if they Charge.. 8) .
by .45colt
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Customer service.
Replies: 3
Views: 387

Great Customer service.

A few weeks ago I ordered 100 jacketed Winchester 44-40 bullets from Natchez Shooters supply. after a week they arrived... nice box I thought, but when I picked it up I could feel the bag of bullets flopping around from end to end. As I thought the trip to My door wasn't easy on the soft points and ...
by .45colt
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Body Armor that stopped a 50 BMG
Replies: 7
Views: 699

Re: Body Armor that stopped a 50 BMG

Your riding a motorcycle on a nice sunny day going about 55mph on a country road......suddenly on a bend You didn't see your over the ditch and smack a big tree with Your chest... :shock: .. same result............................... :( :( :( .
by .45colt
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Locked-down in Texas
Replies: 12
Views: 465

Re: Locked-down in Texas

Hello Jim !! do You have, or are there any links to that "cattle crossing " I sure am interested now. Never know , Woodrow F. Call could have been there..... 8) .
by .45colt
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New things Norma and i have made .
Replies: 138
Views: 2570

Re: New things Norma and i have made .

Wow Pitchy , it never ends. Thank You !! :D
by .45colt
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Locked-down in Texas
Replies: 12
Views: 465

Re: Locked-down in Texas

That's the Spirit !! We have a sunny day today about 50*, and the artic wind from Canada finally quit blowing off of Lake Erie . the Grandkids are all coming over after lunch and We are going back to the creek and build a fire and they can run around like lunatics.......and I can have Fun Too !! :lo...
by .45colt
Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It official for those that care Brady is now a Buc
Replies: 10
Views: 308

Re: It official for those that care Brady is now a Buc

All the money , fame , super bowl rings , will mean very little when a 300lb freight train is gently slamming Him to the ground in the warm sunshine in Florida. :shock: .
by .45colt
Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin xlr worth?
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Re: Marlin xlr worth?

With the box and papers I would start it on Marlin Owners classifieds at $ 1000 . If on Gun Broker who knows where it could end up. One thing for sure it will NEVER be made again. DON'T GIVE IT AWAY,....... Good Luck.
by .45colt
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Project: Westernfield Model 30
Replies: 15
Views: 774

Re: New Project: Westernfield Model 30

Great Job!! :mrgreen: .
by .45colt
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Owl moved in the house we made
Replies: 59
Views: 755

Re: Owl moved in the house we made

Awesome Pitchy !! did You put and bedding in it ?
by .45colt
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Re: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"

He was always a class act a great competitor and I never could hate the Guy , but like all the rest it's just business and the Patriots must not been willing to shell out enough $$ to keep Him. His net worth is $180 million and I hope that He and they wife can live on it. anymore I could care less a...
by .45colt
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effect of panic on gun prices?
Replies: 26
Views: 720

Re: Effect of panic on gun prices?

Brass, powder and primers for your most used rounds........................................
by .45colt
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pre St. Paddies
Replies: 3
Views: 134

Re: Pre St. Paddies

Always willing to Help, if We lived closer I would be happy to assist You in Your endeavor........I just finished a few Guinness " Extra" that warm Me up as there is a nasty breeze coming off of Lake Erie straight from Canada. :wink: .
by .45colt
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bisley grip
Replies: 11
Views: 295

Re: Bisley grip

I bought My .45 Ruger Blackhawk Bisley I think in '85 when they first came out....back then deer had long fangs and any steel plate that was hanging around had to be smacked with some serious chunks of hot lead . The grip really helps with heavy recoil. I was out deer hunting with it one very cold d...
by .45colt
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most entertaining movies no one has seen
Replies: 45
Views: 1118

Re: Most entertaining movies no one has seen

Jason , when We watch Murphy's War it's not hard to put ourselves right into the characters part and Man did He hate his enemy. !!
by .45colt
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most entertaining movies no one has seen
Replies: 45
Views: 1118

Re: Most entertaining movies no one has seen

My #1 non western is "Murphy's War" starring Peter O'Toole. It's the end of WW2 and a German U-Boat crew is celebrating but Murphy is Hell bent on revenge. He isn't done . Great Movie.
by .45colt
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: worst time in your life
Replies: 54
Views: 1221

Re: worst time in your life

Well lets see , I have been in two motorcycle wrecks , a couple of car wrecks as well . had a burst appendix with peritonitis that about killed Me at 29 , a shot of morphine every three hours around the clock for seven days, the nurse came in and said I'm running out of places to give You this, and ...
by .45colt
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Corona mask
Replies: 16
Views: 534

Re: Corona mask

LOL !! :lol: , I want to install those on a few people I know....but it would have to be about 8" taller to really help them so I don't have to see them . Ya know that would really work well on the speaker of the house lady . :shock: .
by .45colt
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sad time ahead.
Replies: 28
Views: 772

Re: Sad time ahead.

Always difficult, sorry to hear this., My last one has been gone for years. Shure miss that one taking Me for walks.
by .45colt
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin (Remington) 308MX question
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: Marlin (Remington) 308MX question

Wow this is old news :lol: , Barrel droop has been a hot topic on Marlin owners since 2009 when Marlin botched the machining on hundreds of receivers on the .308 and .338 rifles. the .338's were mostly affected. some were very bad, some not to the same degree. many owners sent them back to Remington...
by .45colt
Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin (Remington) 308MX question
Replies: 12
Views: 360

Re: Marlin (Remington) 308MX question

According to Wikipedia the .308 Express was developed in '07 . I bought My 338Mx in '09 or early '10 . Your Remlin was probably made up of leftover parts by Remington after the buyout. if it has no barrel droop it's good to go . I bet it wouldn't last long on Marlin owners classifieds. here is a pos...
by .45colt
Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New things Norma and i have made .
Replies: 138
Views: 2570

Re: New things Norma and i have made .

Great as always Pitchy ! there has been a Giant Empty void here and I'm sure Glad You are back and doing O.K. We've missed You.
by .45colt
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Levergun Companion: Uberti's "El Patron" SAA
Replies: 8
Views: 311

Re: A Levergun Companion: Uberti's "El Patron" SAA

Atta Boy Doc.!! Someone Here is always available to lend a hand. :D .
by .45colt
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rossi levergun
Replies: 15
Views: 433

Re: Rossi levergun

We have two a 44-40 and a .357 short rifle. both are older and have plain dark wood on them. The ones that Navy Arms carried have real walnut on them and are very nice.
by .45colt
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Great Lakes were angry yesterday!
Replies: 26
Views: 526

Re: The Great Lakes were angry yesterday!

Yep Jason it was really rippin down at the lake yesterday !! I took the Grandkids down there just to experience the howling gale :lol: :lol: . with no ice on Erie the beach erosion is really bad this year. My front yard is one mile from the beach and at this rate it could be high priced lakefront pr...
by .45colt
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Holster
Replies: 5
Views: 236

Re: New Holster

Pure Class !! 8) .
by .45colt
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which Profession Do You "Need" ? ? ?
Replies: 16
Views: 428

Re: Which Profession Do You "Need" ? ? ?

My favorite Guys are the pro athletes who "hold out" for more millions of $$$ , while the average working Man can barley afford to take His family to a game. NFL = Not For Long.
by .45colt
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Milwaukee Molson/Coors shooting was faked....
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: The Milwaukee Molson/Coors shooting was faked....

If a large facility like that is A gun free zone then shouldn't the company have a security staff? They fired an employee who probably had issues for years. How did He just walk back in. ? No security gate?? I have worked in retail for 49 years and it doesn't take long to figure out the people who h...
by .45colt
Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Very disappointed in Mr. Callahan....
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Re: Very disappointed in Mr. Callahan....

I think Clint needs a lot more medication. Bloomberg had an ad on t.v. the other night in which He basically said it was terrible how all the African Americans have been treated and if He is elected He will make it His life's work to help them . I almost threw my beer bottle thru the set. what a Lyi...
by .45colt
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Feeling A Little Homesick for Africa Tonight
Replies: 15
Views: 409

Re: Feeling A Little Homesick for Africa Tonight

You have shared Your time in Africa many times with us Jim . I feel blessed by what You and Twyla have done there. Thank You for sharing the story and all the pictures.
by .45colt
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What turned you on to guns?
Replies: 35
Views: 697

Re: What turned you on to guns?

I don't know where it started but it's been an addiction now for 66 years. there is little hope I will ever stop looking for the "next one". when I was 6 years old I went to the hospital to get My tonsil's out and I took a small replica Winchester 94 with Me to surgery. can't trust them Doctors.
by .45colt
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Single Action Army revolver help
Replies: 11
Views: 709

Re: Need Single Action Army revolver help

That is Great News ! Glad they took care of it. I just had the same kind of service from Remington on a shotgun I just bought. they fixed it and had it back in less than two weeks. Hope You Get back to normal. :D .
by .45colt
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Going Back In Time......................
Replies: 16
Views: 444

Re: Going Back In Time......................

Only if I knew then what I know now.......having retired last year after 47 years at the same job I'm doing O.K. My health is borderline. but I am able to walk and move about pretty well. I have less than half the strength I did even 20 years ago. Every day is a Gift and a challenge . I'm Blessed in...
by .45colt
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tax the Trailbikers and Birdwatchers too...
Replies: 9
Views: 299

Re: Tax the Trailbikers and Birdwatchers too...

Up in Canada before You get a fishing or hunting license , You first have to buy an "outdoors" card. I think this would be a Great idea for all the hikers, bird watchers, dog walkers , mountain bike riders who use the outdoors.
by .45colt
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Morning Breath Now Has A Face
Replies: 9
Views: 489

Re: Morning Breath Now Has A Face

:shock: :shock: :shock:
by .45colt
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pedersoli 86 carbine
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Re: Pedersoli 86 carbine

Looks Great . If they left the action alone without any added parts it will be nice. the only other modern one I know of is the Browning 86. no rebounder, no tang safety, no problem . I always wanted a Winchester Extra Light but never lucked into one I could afford.
by .45colt
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pedersoli 86 carbine
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Re: Pedersoli 86 carbine

I have had an 86/71 Pedersoli for years. many people said they had problems with the early ones but Mine is a Gem. 4 1/2# trigger pull, a totally free floating firing pin. no rebounding hammer. it's a full size rifle, sure don't want to carry it around any mountains. If they still build them like mi...
by .45colt
Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Texas Blizzard Buried Us Last Night
Replies: 13
Views: 371

Re: Texas Blizzard Buried Us Last Night

We got about 2" of snow overnight , right now it's 33* and raining. if the ice builds up long enough things will really get exciting . :o :o :o .
by .45colt
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Project: Westernfield Model 30
Replies: 15
Views: 774

Re: New Project: Westernfield Model 30

This is a really cool project !! can't wait to see this one finished. :D .
by .45colt
Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never hurts to re-read John Kort
Replies: 12
Views: 486

Re: Never hurts to re-read John Kort

It was probably 15 to 18 years ago I expressed interest in the Win 73 in 44-40 . John asked Me for My address and sent me an envelope with a lot of information in it, totally unexpected. I would have liked to meet Him but for years I worked six days a week and I never had a lot of free time, He live...
by .45colt
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hunting in decline ?
Replies: 18
Views: 419

Re: Hunting in decline ?

Doc Rock wrote "Hunting has been on the decline for decades due to urbanization, sissification, lifestyle changes, I agree 100% . but from what I have seen in My life time I think nothing has had the effect that the decline in trapping and fox , coon , and coyote hunting in the U.S. that the friends...
by .45colt
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black powder day.
Replies: 13
Views: 311

Re: Black powder day.

Nath wrote:"It has been a good year pheasant wise, 32 birds." I have commented on this before I have all of the Guns and also have a Pedersoli SxS and since retired .....Time..... but no wild birds anymore. :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: .......
by .45colt
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old gun powder
Replies: 17
Views: 454

Re: old gun powder

I have a "large cardboard keg" of 7625 that I have had since the early 80's . I keep it cool and dry , it's fluffy, no clumps and goes bang every time. The Guy here who would know is Sixgun Sr.
by .45colt
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last Battle of Britain Ace dies at 101
Replies: 11
Views: 532

Re: Last Battle of Britain Ace dies at 101

God Bless All of them !!! A lot of these Guys had a tough life to begin with and the war was an extension of it. My Dad was a ditch digger quitting school at 14 and when the war broke out and He went in the Army , He told Me that boot camp was "a country club" . He said He never saw so much food or ...
by .45colt
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .303 Levergun.....
Replies: 16
Views: 493

.303 Levergun.....

by .45colt
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New book !
Replies: 5
Views: 210

Re: New book !

Thanks I'm going to have to get it. :D .