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by jnyork
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Leaves The House With You Every Single Time?
Replies: 16
Views: 255

Re: What Leaves The House With You Every Single Time?

Sig P238 in Galco pocket holster.
by jnyork
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Differences
Replies: 6
Views: 137

Re: Differences

We watch crime documentaries quite a bit and have to laugh some times. For instance, it's night time and the cops are studying a crime scene complete with fired cases on the ground. One glance and they can tell the case is a "9". Never mind that a .380 looks almost identical until you examine it clo...
by jnyork
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Honest wear?
Replies: 6
Views: 135

Honest wear?

Every so often we see a firearm advertised for sale with description including the phrase "honest wear".

What the devil is "dishonest wear"?

Just curious. :wink:
by jnyork
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: advice about buying cast bullets
Replies: 12
Views: 235

Re: advice about buying cast bullets

I have been shooting Oregon Trail Lasercast bullets for years and years, and will continue to do so.
by jnyork
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: At the range this morning.......
Replies: 8
Views: 253

Re: At the range this morning.......

Rusty wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:26 pm
Do you have a peep sight on the Rossi?

Sure do, Rusty. Marble's tang sight with Merit adjustable aperture. Very rare to see anyone shooting lever action silhouette with open sights, if they do, they dont win any matches. :D
by jnyork
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A dilemma
Replies: 21
Views: 460

Re: A dilemma

3leggedturtle wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:27 pm
WHAT DID YOU BUY? Tidd/3leg

Ordered the Cimarron Cavalry model with 7 1/2" barrel, .45 Colt, 7th Cav markings. Got it through the Exchange at the Marine base close by. Should be here late this week. :D
by jnyork
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: At the range this morning.......
Replies: 8
Views: 253

Re: At the range this morning.......

Pete44ru wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:04 pm
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It looks like a good place to shoot - were the sillywet shooting distances "NRA/standard" ?

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Yes.
by jnyork
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: At the range this morning.......
Replies: 8
Views: 253

At the range this morning.......

A brisk 46 degrees here in snowbird land this morning at 0800 as 15 geezers and geezerettes gathered to shoot lever action silhouette. This was the first shoot of the season and not all the fellow snowbirds are down here yet, we expect a much larger turnout next week. I managed a 27X40 with my Rossi...
by jnyork
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 257 wby mag
Replies: 10
Views: 215

Re: 257 wby mag

So, scratch the itch. Seems simple enough. You aint gettin' any younger.

When you are on your death bed, will you be telling someone "Gee, I'm so glad I saved that money instead of buying that Weatherby." ?
by jnyork
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Headed South
Replies: 13
Views: 369

Re: Headed South

I bet you have been out to gun club range and have scheduled a work party already? Went out this morning, 9 of us shot some silhouettes. Not much needed to be done to the range this year, ol' Miller has been out there almost every day this summer, or so I'm told. Gonna have to buy that guy a beer. ...
by jnyork
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A dilemma
Replies: 21
Views: 460

A dilemma

I am now 79 years old and have wanted a Single Action Army since I was about 12, figure if I'm gonna do it I better get going. :D I could spend the bucks to get a real Colt, but I want it for a shooter and dont want to have to worry about getting some little scratch on it. I have just about made up ...
by jnyork
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Headed South
Replies: 13
Views: 369

Re: Headed South

JHarold wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:42 pm
my first winter in 18 years I won't be wintering in Yuma.
sad already. Washington rains already depressing.
If I wasn't so tired of driving, I'd come up there and get you.

Next week for sure. :lol:
by jnyork
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SR-71
Replies: 39
Views: 674

Re: SR-71

You can see one at the Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton Ohio. Also, IIRC there is one at the USAF Museum at Hill AFB, Utah. Take in that one and the Browning Museum in one day.
by jnyork
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Headed South
Replies: 13
Views: 369

Headed South

Tomorrow morning we hit the road for sunny Arizona for another 6 month season of snowbirding. Should be in Yuma Tuesday evening if all goes well, then 2 or 3 days of work getting the place back togather and operational. Wife insists on getting new carpet installed this year so have that pain to look...
by jnyork
Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Irons and boards
Replies: 37
Views: 453

Re: Irons and boards

I still have 4 of the Howell brand sad irons, my Mother used them into the 1950's, heated them on the old coal and wood stove.

In later years, she was fond of remarking that "the only thing good about the good old days is that they're gone. " :D
by jnyork
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got some spots frozen off today. Updated.
Replies: 19
Views: 389

Re: Got some spots frozen off today.

Dermatology clinic every six months to get 'em froze off.
by jnyork
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marine Corps Balls
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: Marine Corps Balls

More truth than fiction there. :lol:
by jnyork
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fajen Pattern Gunstocks Available Again
Replies: 8
Views: 282

Re: Fajen Pattern Gunstocks Available Again

Very interesting, I have a couple of rifles with Fajen stocks. Hope he does well. :)
by jnyork
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Belgian Mauser Navy trainer
Replies: 5
Views: 162

Re: Belgian Mauser Navy trainer

Too cool for school!!! Good grab, congratulations. :)
by jnyork
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Generation Gap
Replies: 7
Views: 223

Re: Generation Gap

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by jnyork
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Saving old wood
Replies: 14
Views: 356

Re: Saving old wood

AJMD429 wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:32 pm
I have found that tadalafil works pretty well to restore old wood, and it lasts longer than competitive products.
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Very funny, after I had to look up what that stuff was. :lol:
by jnyork
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cimmarron MP415 Model P .45 Colt SAA Failure
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Re: Cimmarron MP415 Model P .45 Colt SAA Failure

I have no idea if this was an overcharge or not, but it sure would seem to be the most likely culprit. Over 60 years ago , a local gunsmith was teaching my father and I about reloading. He stressed to us that we should NEVER shoot anyone else's reloads or reload for anyone else. I have strictly adhe...
by jnyork
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Words
Replies: 54
Views: 673

Re: Words

Young people who say "awesome", "perfect" "like" etc. every other word. "No problem" instead of "You're welcome". "Know what I'm talking about?"

When did bullets become "pills" ? :roll:

Winnie, Annie, Shottie, Remmie. Platforms. Give me a break.

Speak English.
by jnyork
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Watch your muzzles!
Replies: 24
Views: 473

Re: Watch your muzzles!

Thanks for posting that, Nath, a very good lesson for all of us . I had a similar experience some years ago, was up elk hunting and managed to slip and fall, driving the muzzle of my rifle into some mud. That ended it for me for the day, had to hike back to the truck and go back to camp. From that d...
by jnyork
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A trip to Cody
Replies: 10
Views: 321

A trip to Cody

Since we live only less than 3 hours from Cody WY and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, now called Center of the West, Lovely Bride and I decided on a two day trip up there. The gun museum has recently been overhauled and remodeled from top to bottom, I wanted to see what they had done. We got ove...
by jnyork
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Western History lesson for today
Replies: 1
Views: 348

Your Western History lesson for today

Our local online newspaper published this today, the places mentioned are my stomping grounds, Lander WY is my long-time home. Thought some of you might enjoy this: Calamity Jane is a legend of the wild west; she is most associated with Deadwood, Dakota Territory and Bill Hickock, but she had strong...
by jnyork
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member of the shooting fraternity/soroity. Actually two.
Replies: 9
Views: 525

Re: New member of the shooting fraternity/soroity. Actually two.

Now, THAT is the way it's supposed to work!! Good job, wm. Good job. :D
by jnyork
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ooops !
Replies: 5
Views: 327

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: 380

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: 192

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: 192

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: 192

Re: Signature block?

Never mind. :D
by jnyork
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Signature block?
Replies: 4
Views: 192

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: 403

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: 230

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: 243

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: 154

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: 660

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: 781

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: 379

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: 660

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: 692

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: 353

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: 413

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: 206

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: 338

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: 514

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: 389

Re: My rimfire collection

Great start. :D