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by jnyork
Wed May 20, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back open?
Replies: 18
Views: 504

Re: Back open?

JHarold wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 10:33 am
L .
not one illegal cluttering up the waiting room.
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Should have taken a picture of that. :roll:

Glad you are OK.
by jnyork
Wed May 20, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed vs open carry
Replies: 9
Views: 462

Re: Concealed vs open carry

My dog has bitten a porcupine and been sprayed by a skunk both. Guess he didn't get the message. We had a pair of miniature Schnauzers, if there was a porky within 1/2 mile of where we fishing , they would get into him and come back with noses full of quills. Never did learn. Long gone now to the R...
by jnyork
Sat May 16, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back open?
Replies: 18
Views: 504

Back open?

I went down to Ace Hardware a little while ago to get some propane, the parking lot was jammed up, not a space open, store swarming with people, some masked, most not. Got me to thinking maybe the people of Wyoming have just had enough of this chit and are taking things into their own hands by comin...
by jnyork
Fri May 01, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new gun?
Replies: 18
Views: 614

Re: new gun?

What does "need" have to do with buying a new gun? :lol:
by jnyork
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woohan red death rant
Replies: 26
Views: 699

Re: Woohan red death rant

Joe Biden is just a stooge, beware the Vice President. Whoever is the VP candidate will almost certainly become the president within a year or two after the election, given Bidens age and mental deterioration. I have telling everyone for months that Michelle Obama will be the VP, making me the vict...
by jnyork
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instead of Going to the Range . . .
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: Instead of Going to the Range . . .

Steve, you are in desperate need of a GOOD airgun. Not the bb gun of your childhood nor a Walmart Special, but a precision made instrument capable of placing each shot in the same hole at the regulation 10 meters. You can probably find that distance or close to it in your basement or in the living r...
by jnyork
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gotta admit this looks like a nice luxury...
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Re: Gotta admit this looks like a nice luxury...

gamekeeper wrote:
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:55 pm
Sure come a long way since the womenfolk reloaded the muskets...... 8)
What, you dont take your honey to the range with you? :lol:
by jnyork
Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SPAM
Replies: 20
Views: 476

Re: SPAM

SPAM is the reason God made coyotes. :roll:

However, I must admit, once in Vietnam I walked into an Army mess tent at Camp Evans, all they had left were SPAM slices and some bread. I hadn't eaten for about 24 hours or so, the sammich was pretty darn good. :lol:
by jnyork
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Less gun control , more social distancing
Replies: 8
Views: 228

Re: Less gun control , more social distancing

JimT wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:53 pm
Life has to be really tough right now if your job is burglarizing homes. With everybody staying home I wonder how those guys are making a living?
Comment on Fox News this morning said burglary crimes are up 75% in NYC . :(
by jnyork
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cleaning Everything
Replies: 10
Views: 427

Re: Cleaning Everything

Nice start you got there, Mr. Wright. :D

Hope you are not using those files to clean your sixshooters. :shock:
by jnyork
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It official for those that care Brady is now a Buc
Replies: 10
Views: 406

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

Who is this guy Brady, anyway? :roll:
by jnyork
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: worst time in your life
Replies: 54
Views: 1434

Re: worst time in your life

They took me to a shoe store where they had a Xray machine to check how shoes fit you. ... They outlawed those machines. Whoa!! Talk about a bad idea--x-ray machines in the shoe store to see how your shoes fit! I clearly remember them from when I was a kid, got measured for shoes many times with on...
by jnyork
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Do You Burn Through Most Of Your .22 Rimfire?
Replies: 23
Views: 627

Re: How Do You Burn Through Most Of Your .22 Rimfire?

Metallic Silhouette and benchrest.

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by jnyork
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effect of panic on gun prices?
Replies: 26
Views: 796

Re: Effect of panic on gun prices?

Anyone who finds themselves short on ammo after the last shortage fiasco deserves to be caught short. It's only been 2-3 years now since the Great Shortage was over, yet folks seem to have forgotten and let their stocks dwindle. :roll:
by jnyork
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found an old Marlin 39A
Replies: 21
Views: 621

Re: Found an old Marlin 39A

Marlin Model 39A: a .22 for REAL MEN. :D
by jnyork
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What turned you on to guns?
Replies: 35
Views: 758

What turned you on to guns?

I had a foster brother who was much older, he enlisted in the Navy in 1940 and served throughout WWII in the Pacific. My parents worried about him constantly of course, we got our news from an old battery-powered radio of some sort, having no electricity in the ramshackle farm house we lived in. In ...
by jnyork
Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where to get AR15 parts ?
Replies: 17
Views: 342

Re: where to get AR15 parts ?

I'm surprised Brownell's doesn't have what you want.
by jnyork
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Single Action Army revolver help
Replies: 11
Views: 755

Re: Need Single Action Army revolver help

piller wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:58 pm
Hope you get to feeling better soon. I am interested in how well the repair holds.
Yeah, so am I!!! :D

Gotta wait out this little bout with the crud. Maybe next week sometime, will post results.

Thanks everyone for the kind wishes.
by jnyork
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Single Action Army revolver help
Replies: 11
Views: 755

Re: Need Single Action Army revolver help

Since it was under warranty, I decided to let Cimarron worry about it. I called them, they didn't argue a bit, immediately sent me a mailing label. Took it to UPS about noon on Tuesday, had it back in my hand the following Monday about 7:00 PM. Little note in it that the refitted the hand and test f...
by jnyork
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Military Retirees Take Note
Replies: 19
Views: 635

Re: Military Retirees Take Note

All that would be needed would be to issue anyone who signs up for military duty a 'card' that would help with medical care for the rest of their life (since they put their life on the line). The card could have 'grades', so the dude who signed up for duty in a no-war time, and spent his time on a ...
by jnyork
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed Carry by State in the U.S.
Replies: 13
Views: 548

Re: Concealed Carry by State in the U.S.

I agree with Steve, the percentage of eligible residents should be listed. I also see that there are ONLY three states with over a million permit holders. Should it become a goal that we support a movement to increase the lagging states, minus the Constitutional carry states, to over a million perm...
by jnyork
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Military Retirees Take Note
Replies: 19
Views: 635

Re: Military Retirees Take Note

COSteve wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:19 pm
Just another broken promise by the VA.
Situation has absolutely nothing to do with the VA.
by jnyork
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The best place to be
Replies: 10
Views: 337

Re: The best place to be

One of my bucket list items is to lie naked on a bearskin rug in front of a roaring fireplace. I tried to fullfill this dream the other night, apparantly this is against policy at Crackerbarrel. :lol: :lol:
by jnyork
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old gun powder
Replies: 17
Views: 506

Re: old gun powder

I recently went to reload with some older 4350 I had had for a long time, maybe 25 years or more, when I poured it into the powder measure a cloud of red dust came up out of it. Fed it to the hollyhocks. :lol:
by jnyork
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got sunshine?
Replies: 8
Views: 262

Got sunshine?

by jnyork
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Lever
Replies: 6
Views: 441

Re: Old Lever

I would just leave it as it is and hang it on the wall, good for storytelling.

Stories dont necessarily have to be entirely accurate. :lol:
by jnyork
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Single Action Army revolver help
Replies: 11
Views: 755

Need Single Action Army revolver help

I have a Cimarron Single Action Army, .45 Colt, with exactly 51 rounds through it. Firing cast bullets with light loads. Upon firing the 51st shot, the action locked up and cannot be moved. The hammer is down and cannot be cocked or moved. The trigger cannot be moved at all. I got the pin and cylind...
by jnyork
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Theodore Martin 1939. 1917 Winchester 1894 SRC
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Theodore Martin 1939. 1917 Winchester 1894 SRC

Somewhere online there is a website with the names of the residents of all the cemeteries in the country. I dont have the google skills to find it, but have seen it in the past. Might be worth a little time at the computer.
by jnyork
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tree Stand Hunting
Replies: 10
Views: 336

Re: Tree Stand Hunting

I have never hunted from a tree stand, nor will I ever. Now I know why. :lol:
by jnyork
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got sick
Replies: 3
Views: 274

Re: I got sick

I see what you did there, Todd. Go to your room without supper. :D
by jnyork
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got a tough question to answer ..... can you help?
Replies: 41
Views: 1321

Re: I got a tough question to answer ..... can you help?

Firearms should always be the last resort, there are plenty of things she needs to do to increase her safety and security, most of which have already been listed in this thread. I am very leery of anyone who is "blind" in any degree having a firearm and trying to use it in a stressful situation. The...
by jnyork
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For a litte pocket money ...
Replies: 15
Views: 727

Re: For a litte pocket money ...

Rusty wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:21 am
. In south Florida there is also a problem with iguanas multiplying and doing damage to things in the areas they inhabit. From piles and piles of feces to the tunnels they dig under roads and sidewalks.
I wonder if pythons will eat iguanas?
by jnyork
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For a litte pocket money ...
Replies: 15
Views: 727

Re: For a litte pocket money ...

Down in Panama, it behooved one to walk in the street at 0200hrs after the NCO club closed. All kinds of snakes ruled terra firma after dark. The up side was zero stray cats, and no rats or mice problems. Most people that I recall were unable to walk after the NCO club closed at 0200. Never happene...
by jnyork
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chilly day at the range
Replies: 7
Views: 260

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Sixgun, we shoot almost everything on a weekly basis. Our Friday morning shoots (Thursday this week only) are club shoots, not NRA. We shoot .22 lever gun, pistol caliber levergun and plinker silhouette shoulder to shoulder on the halfscale targets. Plinker silhouette is simply we let anyone shoot a...
by jnyork
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chilly day at the range
Replies: 7
Views: 260

Chilly day at the range

Over 30 geezers and geezerettes gathered at 0800 yesterday morning for our weekly Lever action silhouette shoot on the 1/2 scale targets. Temp at that time was 39 degrees, overcast and about 10-15 knots of wind from 2 or 3 oclock. So nasty and miserable that about a dozen of them turned around and w...
by jnyork
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the Contender fans here
Replies: 22
Views: 937

Re: For the Contender fans here

OK, thanks Bill. :)
by jnyork
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the Contender fans here
Replies: 22
Views: 937

Re: For the Contender fans here

The "original" TC Contender frames were somewhat difficult to open and TC soon modified them by changing the location of the pivot pin. Wonder which model this will be?
by jnyork
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winter Pics
Replies: 11
Views: 404

Re: Winter Pics

Wyoming summer pic, wild horses on the Red Desert

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by jnyork
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Brother is watching.
Replies: 17
Views: 901

Re: Big Brother is watching.

Rusty wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:57 pm
JNYORK,
It's not the Tinfoil hat society. We haven't worn tin in years. Everything is aluminium these days.

Sorry, I live under a rock and apparantly didn't get the memo. I'll try harder to keep up. :roll: :lol:
by jnyork
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Brother is watching.
Replies: 17
Views: 901

Big Brother is watching.

I am not a member of the Tinfoil Hat Society, but things happen that make me think about joining. :shock: A couple of weeks ago I posted, on this board and two others , a thread about my interest in items in a 1908 Sears catalog. There were quite a few replies to this thread and we had a good discus...
by jnyork
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Opinions On Sig Saur
Replies: 38
Views: 1072

Re: Your Opinions On Sig Saur

jnyork wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:54 pm
Have owned and shot a P238 for many years, carry it in a Galco pocket holster. Never leave home without it.
by jnyork
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Opinions On Sig Saur
Replies: 38
Views: 1072

Re: Your Opinions On Sig Saur

OOOPS , double post. :roll: :roll:
by jnyork
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old time prices, now forgotten
Replies: 12
Views: 654

Old time prices, now forgotten

I recently scored a 1908 copy of the Sears Roebuck catalog from 1908, this is the 1970 reprint. Lots of fun reading , an insight into how people lived back then. If you lived in a small town or rural area that's how you got most of your supplies. Anyway, I got to looking at the guns and ammo. Marlin...
by jnyork
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hope My Wife Is Proud Of Me
Replies: 25
Views: 842

Re: Hope My Wife Is Proud Of Me

Joe Reilly wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:12 am
It's early, there is still time..
Yeah, you still have several hours of daylight left. :lol:
by jnyork
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WW1
Replies: 26
Views: 1230

Re: WW1

JNG wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:36 pm
MY grandfather fought in WW1. He fought Italian troops. Had not a good thing to say about them.
At 65 folks we are the last generation for WW1.
Sounds interesting. How about some details? Thanks
by jnyork
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which is quieter?
Replies: 57
Views: 2557

Re: Which is quieter?

bdhold wrote:
Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:35 am
my dad bought caps in a retail store a few weeks ago - they don't even count as ammo in Texas, no registration.
I am surprised that , in TEXAS, you have registration of ammo. :shock:
by jnyork
Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Truck got keyed
Replies: 22
Views: 969

Truck got keyed

I have a 2004 Dodge Ram 3500, 4wd, Cummins engine with 6 speed manual, I have raised it from a pup, never been out in the sagebrush, never been up in the rocks hunting elk, never used as a work truck. Just used it to pull my 5th wheel and haul household stuff. Really nice condition and I try to keep...
by jnyork
Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DEAL ALERT: Walmart is Clearing Out Handgun and Rifle Ammunition
Replies: 8
Views: 498

Re: DEAL ALERT: Walmart is Clearing Out Handgun and Rifle Ammunition

Went in there to get a prescription filled yesterday afternoon, while there I taxied by the sporting goods ammo counter, when I got there the cupboard was bare, not a centerfire handgun round or .223 to be had. That's OK, I wasn't going to buy any, I reload everything except of course .22 rimfire, I...
by jnyork
Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Montana...Wyoming....bound
Replies: 20
Views: 782

Re: Montana...Wyoming....bound

By all means, stay in Cody and make whatever side trips you want. Try to figure at LEAST two days for the museums, firearms museum alone takes a full day and then some. Try to get reservations for Buffalo Bill's old hotel, the Irma, dates back to the 1880's. Call ahead months ahead for reservations ...
by jnyork
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Republican vs Democrat 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 839

Re: Republican vs Democrat 2019

I How in the world could anybody even remotely suggest that this he-she run for President??? Oh Lordy, they say a Democracy can't continue more than 200 years and if something like this becomes POTUS, it's time to move off the grid.---6 Dont laugh too hard. Remember me telling you this, the Dems wi...