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by Bill in Oregon
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One More For The Stable; 1895 Winchester 38-72
Replies: 16
Views: 331

Re: One More For The Stable; 1895 Winchester 38-72

Lovely find, Shrapnel. The closest I will ever come to a .38-72 is re-reading MLV's discussion in "Shooting Lever Guns of the Old West." He liked it.
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 73 44-40 Black Powder shooting (video)
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: Winchester 73 44-40 Black Powder shooting (video)

Good shooting, but BRRRRR. We had 78 yesterday.
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Netlix's ‘Pandemic’ Doctor's Coronavirus Treatment to be Evaluated by The US Army.
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: Netlix's ‘Pandemic’ Doctor's Coronavirus Treatment to be Evaluated by The US Army.

I will never, ever believe my government or anyone in it wants a higher body count than can possibly be avoided.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: #Masks4all
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Re: #Masks4all

Aww, now ain't that cute! Brittany?
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Shotgun
Replies: 13
Views: 415

Re: New Shotgun

We have a highly ranked three-gun shooter who practices on our local range. Watching her run a similar platform is awesome. That's some fine performance at 100 yards!
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My stay at home project.
Replies: 15
Views: 308

Re: My stay at home project.

Beauty Vall! Very nice note.
by Bill in Oregon
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Japanese Fuigo Box Forge Blower
Replies: 20
Views: 275

Re: The Japanese Fuigo Box Forge Blower

Very kewl beans Lenn! I have seen those forge blowers used in Japan by master swordsmiths to run the forges the used to forge Samurai blades. Very effective!
You and Norma take special care of yourselves as you are precious people.
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy 13th Birthday, Leverguns Community!
Replies: 17
Views: 171

Re: Happy 13th Birthday, Leverguns Community!

This place has been such a blessing. I do miss the old sixgunner friends who either didn't make the transition or have passed.
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a chuckle or two? Might as well laugh as cry ...
Replies: 10
Views: 288

Need a chuckle or two? Might as well laugh as cry ...

Made me laughm anyway. Dear Tax Payer, Sometimes this year, we taxpayers will again receive another economic stimulus payment. Have to keep laughing It is indeed a very exciting program, and I’ll explain it by using a Q&A format: Q: What is an Economic Stimulus payment? A: It is money that the feder...
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Busch Beer to give 3 months supply of beer if you adopt a dog
Replies: 13
Views: 420

Re: Busch Beer to give 3 months supply of beer if you adopt a dog

What a blessing this offer is! And I confess to being a fairly serious beer drinker. :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fauci's best guess
Replies: 10
Views: 547

Fauci's best guess

From Reuters a few minutes ago. The interesting figures are flu mortality and the 675,000 who died from Spanish Flu. we have Spanish flu dead in our little cemetery here in Alamogordo. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, estimated in an interview...
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Having to log in every time you visit?
Replies: 17
Views: 514

Re: Having to log in every time you visit?

Vall, thanks for the idea. Will check.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: What's Essential In Washington State
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Re: What's Essential In Washington State

Blaine, I will bet you are immensely relieved to know that the nanny state has recognized the serious threat to public health posed by the lone man sitting in a lawn chair with his fishing rod propped in a sand spike, watching his bobber. THE HORROR!
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New things Norma and i have made .
Replies: 138
Views: 1979

Re: New things Norma and i have made .

Nice with the oak, Lenn. Aren't hickory and elm also good benders?
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Going to the clinic this morning.
Replies: 26
Views: 824

Re: Going to the clinic this morning.

Piller, bro, did we cook up a batch or two in our dorm room? :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surviving Coronavirus...
Replies: 6
Views: 534

Re: Surviving Coronavirus...

I always get my flu shot. Over the years I have had one or two make me feel a little achy for a day or two, but that's all. When a coronavirus vaccine becomes available sometime in the next year, I will line up for that one too, thanks. Doc, all the elderberry elixers I have heard of were made from ...
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Having to log in every time you visit?
Replies: 17
Views: 514

Having to log in every time you visit?

I am, despite checking the "remember me" box. Must have something to do with the upgrade.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the Ruger PC 9 Charger pistol...
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Re: the Ruger PC 9 Charger pistol...

That MSRP is kinda high, but that's an interesting platform.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happens during LockDown at my house
Replies: 21
Views: 795

Re: What happens during LockDown at my house

I worked on a DP Pattern 14 Enfield yesterday. Friend Tom Jackson in Iowa rebarelled it with a brand new Criterion barrel in the original .303 British, 1:10 left=hand twist.
Hope to shoot this in a military match with the Sierra 174-grain HPBT MatchKings.
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New things Norma and i have made .
Replies: 138
Views: 1979

Re: New things Norma and i have made .

Lenn, wish you luck. If it works really well you need to get into boat-building! 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New things Norma and i have made .
Replies: 138
Views: 1979

Re: New things Norma and i have made .

Wow, Lenn, you have been so darned busy! Eager to see how your steam box and bending jig work out.
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 35 Krag single
Replies: 6
Views: 427

Re: 35 Krag single

Doc, thanks for the bump, as I had missed this.
I hear a lot of good things about JES, and considered having a worn-out Krag rebored to the .35 after having some fun with a .35-30 in a Model 94.
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surviving Coronavirus...
Replies: 6
Views: 534

Re: Surviving Coronavirus...

Gary Null is hugely controversial, but there is no discounting the potential in botanicals.
I sure wish I had harvested some elderberry last fall and brewed it up into a tincture.
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Couple of Nice Ladies from Louisiana
Replies: 5
Views: 312

Re: A Couple of Nice Ladies from Louisiana

But they need to be a string bass distance apart! :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-40 Krag Handi Rifle
Replies: 8
Views: 412

Re: 30-40 Krag Handi Rifle

Doc, awesome. I will hunt for your .35 Krag thread.
Some nice photos here.
Elmo, I like your idea, too.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: See you guys later....I'm retiring and building a mansion....
Replies: 17
Views: 683

Re: See you guys later....I'm retiring and building a mansion....

That's nothing, I just received a letter from the "Negotiations Department" about a class action settlement that will reduce my credit card debt by half. The firm that sent this remains unnamed.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prepare for an upgrade ----- DONE -----
Replies: 7
Views: 356

Re: Prepare for an upgrade

Gracias, amigo. 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin Model 336 "Dark"
Replies: 10
Views: 294

Re: Marlin Model 336 "Dark"

Notice how many gunmakers simply repackage the same, old platform and then the gunwriters wet their panties.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BREAKING NEWS FLASH
Replies: 6
Views: 303

Re: BREAKING NEWS FLASH

It's called finesse. :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Social Distancing in Flyover Country
Replies: 9
Views: 300

Re: Social Distancing in Flyover Country

HAW! :lol: :lol: :lol:
There's a guy who just had a 45-pound single-shot .50 BMG built who has brought it to our county shooting range several times a week. Need foam plugs under the muffs to be around this beast.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New things Norma and i have made .
Replies: 138
Views: 1979

Re: New things Norma and i have made .

I'll be first in line for a copy of the "Pitchy and Norma's Folk Art" coffee table book! 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's Have A Big "Thank You" For Doc AJMD
Replies: 13
Views: 391

Re: Let's Have A Big "Thank You" For Doc AJMD

Well shucks, Doc. Thank you again.
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's Have A Big "Thank You" For Doc AJMD
Replies: 13
Views: 391

Re: Let's Have A Big "Thank You" For Doc AJMD

I am deeply grateful for the counsel of these two Levergunners. What a gift you gentlemen are.
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a day I had ...
Replies: 8
Views: 354

Re: What a day I had ...

Doc, always great to hear it from your perspective! :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a day I had ...
Replies: 8
Views: 354

What a day I had ...

So I get a referral to a urologist based on ultrasound of bladder and enlarged prostate. PSA is good. Doxazosin is mostly "keeping things flowing." Couldn't get out of the office without the old D.R.E., however, dang it. It was kinda embarrassing since the doctor was female. "Everything feels just f...
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All nighter !
Replies: 8
Views: 286

Re: All nighter !

I'm sure things will be better by fall, Six. Glad you got it sorted out -- and another Parker into the bargain.
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey guys
Replies: 16
Views: 398

Re: Hey guys

That rifle has fabulous lines!
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CTD at it again
Replies: 13
Views: 405

Re: CTD at it again

I tend to remember this kind of behavior for a very long time. :evil:
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Owl moved in the house we made
Replies: 59
Views: 600

Re: Owl moved in the house we made

Owls are great neighbors. Great job Lenn!
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mmmm home made butter
Replies: 25
Views: 283

Re: Mmmm home made butter

Liking your press, too, Lenn. Gives a professional-looking cube!
My folks used to talk about the early margarine that came white, but with a pack of yellow food coloring. You had to mix it yourself. Seems the dairy industry didn't want people thinking margarine was butter.
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mmmm home made butter
Replies: 25
Views: 283

Re: Mmmm home made butter

Piller, tell us about sand plums
Lenn, I believe you are right about keeping the old ways alive.
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effect of panic on gun prices?
Replies: 26
Views: 620

Re: Effect of panic on gun prices?

I don't shoot even 250 rounds of .22 a year, but likely will shoot more now that I have a CZ 527 AT ONE joining the rack.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 15, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mmmm home made butter
Replies: 25
Views: 283

Re: Mmmm home made butter

Lenn, can I come over? Purty please? :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effect of panic on gun prices?
Replies: 26
Views: 620

Effect of panic on gun prices?

With gun shows shutting down and reports of panic buying of arms and ammunition, what's everyone's take on the weeks ahead? I dunno if it is the right time to try to sell stuff like .45-70s or cowboy guns. Might be a good time to sell an AR platform. Really have no idea, but sure hope we don't see ....
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mmmm home made butter
Replies: 25
Views: 283

Re: Mmmm home made butter

Dang, Lenn, it has been a long time since I had any o' that golden delight! How long did it take to get curds with that swell little churn you built?
Boy, I hope you had a loaf of bread in the oven. Is there anything better in the world? 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NO Philippines trip = NEW Parker
Replies: 22
Views: 330

Re: NO Philippines trip = NEW Parker

Six: Ev's father is from Isabella and her mom was from Baggio on Luzon. I have been promised chicken adobo, but only after the Lenten season is over, as she gave up meat.
Lovely kids!
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: North Korean Fighting Handgun...
Replies: 8
Views: 415

Re: North Korean Fighting Handgun...

Mike, ever read "Darkness at Noon," by Arthur Koestler?
One round in the back of the head from the old Nagant revolver in the bowels of the Lubyanka prison ...
Commie stuff is interesting, but sometimes it comes with ghosts.