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by jnyork
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got sick
Replies: 3
Views: 131

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: 35
Views: 579

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: 431

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: 431

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: 193

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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: 193

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: 15
Views: 418

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: 15
Views: 418

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: 253

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: 649

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: 649

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: 588

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: 588

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: 463

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: 547

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: 25
Views: 752

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: 2189

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: 625

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: 424

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: 551

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: 700

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...
by jnyork
Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lake City ?
Replies: 8
Views: 466

Re: Lake City ?

I am almost certain that those would be reloads. Probably shouldn't mess with them any more, unless you want to pull the bullets and start over from scratch. Over 60 years ago, a local gunsmith was teaching my Dad and I about reloading. He stressed to us that we should NEVER reload for anyone else a...
by jnyork
Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: God save us from fanatics
Replies: 12
Views: 721

Re: God save us from fanatics

GunnyMack wrote:
Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:24 pm
Those are the same kind of folks that stopped us from hunting naugha's!
I remember that!! :lol:
by jnyork
Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A dilemma
Replies: 29
Views: 1028

Re: A dilemma

JN, how's your new hogleg shooting for you? The Cimarron/Ubertis are very nice revolvers. Yeah, Bill, it seems to be a quality item, no doubt, I am pleased. I have only had it out once to test some loads to see if they were OK, 10 grains of Blue Dot with Oregon Trail 250 grain bullet. No signs of p...
by jnyork
Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A dilemma
Replies: 29
Views: 1028

Re: A dilemma

Blaine wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:04 pm
8) 8) The constant worry of spending it all before you die, and having some left over when you die....it's tricky. :wink:
You have missed the entire point of life. You should die without traceable heirs, without tangible assets and being $400,000.00 in debt to your credit cards. :lol:
by jnyork
Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dremel tools- we all have one
Replies: 24
Views: 700

Re: Dremel tools- we all have one

Dremel tools in the hands of Bubba have probably ruined more guns than any other cause.
by jnyork
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We Let These People Teach Our Children?????!!!!!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 646

Re: We Let These People Teach Our Children?????!!!!!!!

A nutty comment made by a nutty professor at UC Berkeley should not worry us too much, nor should it indicate that is the opinion of all Californians or all liberals for that matter. Berkeley has, for generations , been know as "Berzerkely" by almost everyone, it being too crazy and looneytunes even...
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: 509

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: 185

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: 177

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: 324

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: 338

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: 29
Views: 1028

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: 338

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

Pete44ru wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:04 pm
.

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: 338

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: 300

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: 468

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: 29
Views: 1028

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: 468

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: 974

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: 468

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: 649

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: 489

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: 297

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: 340

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: 210

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: 251

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: 414

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: 673

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...