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by jnyork
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ooops !
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: Ooops !

So, at that range, how do you get appointed a "safety officer" :?:

If you cant tell the difference between a training dummy and a real firearm, maybe you shouldn't even be on the range at all.

Most training dummies get painted orange or some other bright color to remove all doubt. :roll:
by jnyork
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Only in California
Replies: 8
Views: 251

Re: Only in California

earlmck wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:22 am
In certainly hope the insanity remains "Only in California" but I fear Oregon and Washington are not far behind....
Earl, I have son in Oregon, along with many friends and also friends in Washington. From them, it sounds to me like it's already too late. Very sad.
by jnyork
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Signature block?
Replies: 4
Views: 130

Re: Signature block?

. I do it via going to the user control panel in the drop down box at my name in the RH end of the page header, choose "profile", then select "edit signature" & remove and or replace it. . Thanks, Pete, that's exactly what I tried, but in the block labeled "signature", all I see is the goofy thing ...
by jnyork
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Signature block?
Replies: 4
Views: 130

Re: Signature block?

Well, the dang thing is back. Anybody? :?:
by jnyork
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Signature block?
Replies: 4
Views: 130

Re: Signature block?

Never mind. :D
by jnyork
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Signature block?
Replies: 4
Views: 130

Signature block?

How do I get rid of this signature block and put in a new one? I tried in the User CP but no joy.
by jnyork
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric to gas golf cart conversion.
Replies: 17
Views: 235

Re: Electric to gas golf cart conversion.

Got any speeding tickets yet? :D
by jnyork
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 39A and Winchester ammo
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Re: 39A and Winchester ammo

Friends dont let friends shoot cheap Winchester ammo. :D
by jnyork
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting bench from a walker?
Replies: 7
Views: 135

Re: Shooting bench from a walker?

We have a fellow in out club in Yuma, 90 years old, shoots with just such a setup. Even has a scabbard on the side to carry his rifle. I'll see if I have any pix of him.
by jnyork
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Winchester museum near Dubois WY
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: New Winchester museum near Dubois WY

Somebody gave you the wrong info. Mr. Starks is building the National Museum of MIlitary Vehicles, going to be HUGE, opens Memorial Day 2020. Lots of info on the 'net about it.
by jnyork
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are YOU a member of this Domestic Terror Organization...?
Replies: 24
Views: 470

Re: Are YOU a member of this Domestic Terror Organization...?

It's my impression that public entities like the Board of Supervisors, City Council, etc, cannot be sued and can say or do anything they please.
by jnyork
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1A
Replies: 30
Views: 543

Re: M1A

Grrrrr....I just found out that the top piece is a cheesy, plastic cover. That's disturbing. AND, BS. :evil: :evil: So, never mind....this one is off the list. I still have a wonderful first year issue Ruger Gun Site Scout Rifle. A battle rifle does not have to be a semi-auto. Blaine, Blaine, Blain...
by jnyork
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A parable
Replies: 7
Views: 317

A parable

A large band of sheep were peacefully grazing in a meadow when an evil wolf came running out of the nearby forest and sank his teeth into several of the sheep, killing two and injuring several others . The sheep were appalled and saddened by the loss of their comrades from these bites, and determine...
by jnyork
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are YOU a member of this Domestic Terror Organization...?
Replies: 24
Views: 470

Re: Are YOU a member of this Domestic Terror Organization...?

Blaine wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:49 am
A proudly "deplorable" life member. :P
On a serious note...You see where this is going? It won't be long before NRA members will be subject to Red Flag Laws.


Yup. Wont take long, either. That's exactly what they have in mind.
by jnyork
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric Chainsaws
Replies: 32
Views: 560

Re: Electric Chainsaws

You might want to pick up the current issue of Popular Mechanics, very good article where they test and rate various battery powered chain saws.
by jnyork
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last Night's Dream
Replies: 9
Views: 322

Re: Last Night's Dream

OK, that's enough, off to your room with no supper. :roll:
by jnyork
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From Before America Became PC
Replies: 7
Views: 387

Re: From Before America Became PC

Regarding the ad with the bulldog and the Colt, I have that exact pistol, 38ACP, has been in my family since 1922. I just yesterday took it out and shot it. Wonderful old ads, cant help thinking what would happen if they were printed in today's world. :shock:
by jnyork
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A great Wyoming morning
Replies: 4
Views: 198

A great Wyoming morning

Yesterday my friend and I left town about 0700 and drove about 90 minutes out to an area in Southwest Wyoming where we spent the next 3 hours shooting prairie dogs and admiring the scenery. Perfect day, temps in the 70's and lower 80's, almost no wind. I brought my CZ 527 .22 Hornet and 70 rounds of...
by jnyork
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Live PD
Replies: 7
Views: 327

Re: Live PD

That is our favorite program, we watch it every week. It always amazes us the the amount of self-control and discipline the officers display when dealing with total jerks and idiots. Drunks, stoners, violent people, addicts lying in the streets, fleeing perps, all in a day's work for these guys. I h...
by jnyork
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kit gun box?
Replies: 18
Views: 485

Re: Kit gun box?

GunnyMack wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:41 am
As mentioned above a factory box will not be numbered to the gun so why not look to find a nice fitted wooden box? If he is going to spend to get just a cardboard box I'd go with wood that is nicely lined with felt and since it's an heirloom it deserves better !
Yes.
by jnyork
Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My rimfire collection
Replies: 10
Views: 364

Re: My rimfire collection

Great start. :D
by jnyork
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kit gun box?
Replies: 18
Views: 485

Re: Kit gun box?

Smith and Wesson boxes appear frequently on ebay. Bring money!! :shock:
by jnyork
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A lot goes into recording a movie theme
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: A lot goes into recording a movie theme

One of my favorites, have it bookmarked and play it every so often. :D
by jnyork
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rifle safeties; how "safe"??
Replies: 28
Views: 807

Re: Rifle safeties; how "safe"??

The very best safety is the one between your ears.
by jnyork
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a handy tool grinder.
Replies: 24
Views: 527

Re: Made a handy tool grinder.

Best post of the year!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by jnyork
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Idiots
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Idiots

Wife and I were drinking coffee on the front porch this morning and remembering some of the notable events we've had during our hunting days. Thought you might be interested in this one. Several years ago we were elk hunting about the 1st of November or so in an area a few miles Northeast of Dubois ...
by jnyork
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The .380
Replies: 20
Views: 617

Re: The .380

Sig P238. Never leave home without it.
by jnyork
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Idiots
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Idiots

Wife and I were drinking coffee on the front porch this morning and remembering some of the notable events we've had during our hunting days. Thought you might be interested in this one. Several years ago we were elk hunting about the 1st of November or so in an area a few miles Northeast of Dubois ...
by jnyork
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: do I need a 41mag
Replies: 20
Views: 502

Re: do I need a 41mag

What does "need" have to do with it? :lol:
by jnyork
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JACKALOPE
Replies: 22
Views: 776

Re: JACKALOPE

Everyone knows that only the 22 Remington Jet can be relied upon to dispatch a Chupacabra. I keep several Smith 53's handy. A Dodge Ram 3500 4wd with the Cummins engine is a pretty good match for them, but not always. I ran one down just outside of Yuma one night, did him in but his teeth got stuck...
by jnyork
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Soap Commercial (funny)
Replies: 10
Views: 431

Re: Great Soap Commercial (funny)

Beaker wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:42 pm
Long on marketing hype and mis information and very short of real factual claims.
At least there's no yellow emu involved. :lol:
by jnyork
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a chore!!
Replies: 7
Views: 400

Re: What a chore!!

Pitchy wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:43 pm
the real value is the memories it brought ya.

A lot to be said for that, Pitchy. We are really sad to see it go.
by jnyork
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a chore!!
Replies: 7
Views: 400

What a chore!!

We are now too old and decrepit to continue RV'ing so we are selling our 34' fifth wheel. We have been working on removing all of our stuff and detail cleaning it, today is the third day and only about halfway done. Admittedly , we work more slowly than we used to, along with taking longer and more ...
by jnyork
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Droll observation
Replies: 16
Views: 595

Re: Droll observation

One of my father's favorite jokes, I recall him telling it in the 40's.
by jnyork
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which gun?
Replies: 19
Views: 608

Re: Which gun?


I like the Lewis Gun idea :lol:
by jnyork
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to....??
Replies: 2
Views: 279

How to....??

I have several threads in the classifieds that are no longer active and need to be deleted but I cant figure out how to do it. Somebody help??? :?:
by jnyork
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which gun?
Replies: 19
Views: 608

Re: Which gun?

rock-steady wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:38 am
An Emu has very large talons....I suggest a 45/70 with 405gr Jacketed Flat Point bullets.

:shock:
My wife gets annoyed at the smell of black powder smoke in the living room. Thanks anyway. :roll:
by jnyork
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which gun?
Replies: 19
Views: 608

Which gun?

What gun should I use to harvest a yellow emu? Will a 6.5 Creedmore overpenetrate? Will a .22 rimfire work if I get a headshot? Is a 1911 .45 enough gun if I empty the mag in the ***? (very tempting ) Dont want to use a 12 gauge and get pellets all in the meat. Suggestions welcome, but hurry, I am a...
by jnyork
Mon May 27, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: let me share a little local history with you all .....
Replies: 3
Views: 310

Re: let me share a little local history with you all .....

A wasteful and useless action , long forgotten by all but the families of the participants and serious students of WWI. Here's a pretty good book on the subject: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=the+polar+be ... _sb_noss_2
by jnyork
Sun May 26, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Winchester Arms Collectors Association
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: The Winchester Arms Collectors Association

Worth a trip from anywhere in the US. Figure 3-4 days minimum to see the gun show and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.

Book reservations NOW or be disappointed later.
by jnyork
Fri May 24, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you call the last
Replies: 12
Views: 592

Re: What do you call the last

Kernels?
by jnyork
Sat May 18, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I just got emailed a flyer from Gander Mountain ......
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: I just got emailed a flyer from Gander Mountain ......

wm wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 11:35 am
[

Or I could just use the old standby reason …… because.

:D

Wm
Why do you need a reason?? :wink:
by jnyork
Tue May 14, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New BATF Regs on Inline Muzzleloaders
Replies: 11
Views: 428

Re: New BATF Regs on Inline Muzzleloaders

Linkie no workie, "page not found".
by jnyork
Mon May 06, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A New Look For The US Army
Replies: 6
Views: 463

Re: A New Look For The US Army

marlinman93 wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 9:21 pm
New look? Looks like a revival of the WWII Army dress uniforms.
That's exactly what it is.
by jnyork
Mon May 06, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A sad day
Replies: 19
Views: 641

A sad day

Our little mutt, 13 years old, we rescued from the shelter when he was about 1 year old. Recently, although he was the friendliest, most loving dog you would want, he had taken to biting without warning, got me a couple of times over the space of 3 months or so. Yesterday afternoon my wife was sitti...
by jnyork
Sun May 05, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.
Replies: 45
Views: 857

Re: Good thoughts appreciated

Wishing you good fortune and a speedy recovery, Bill.
by jnyork
Wed May 01, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Calm down....
Replies: 37
Views: 915

Re: Calm down....

Welcome back, Nath. Hope your health improves with the coming of Spring.
by jnyork
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?
Replies: 32
Views: 959

Re: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?

Gamekeeper, any chance the police in his town could make a welfare check? This sounds somewhat ominous.
by jnyork
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Planning trip to MT,WY. Need suggestions.
Replies: 16
Views: 394

Re: Planning trip to MT,WY. Need suggestions.

Most people who live in Wyoming stay well clear of the town of Jackson, bunch of uber-rich phonies for the most part, always packed shoulder to shoulder with tourists. If there IS anything to see there, about 2 hours should do it, that is , if you can find a place to park. :roll: You might enjoy the...