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by gcs
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?
Replies: 27
Views: 422

Re: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?

Never argue with an idiot....they drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.... :mrgreen:
by gcs
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94
Replies: 20
Views: 755

Re: Winchester 94

OK, full disclosure... I'm not a collector, just recently gave most of my guns to my son that just moved to the Republic of Texas....he was going to get them anyway. I have a 71 Marlin 336 30-30, that gets 98% on the use, and every once in a while I think I should have the other classic, I could hav...
by gcs
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94
Replies: 20
Views: 755

Winchester 94

I keep going back to the idea that I need one, well I don't "need" one but I keep thinking I do... I was looking on the auction sites for awhile and the prices of a pre 64 was, in my mind, crazy high, for guns in mediocre condition. Then I looked at the new Winchesters made in Japan, that some revie...
by gcs
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been using strips for my revolvers for years .....
Replies: 11
Views: 432

Re: I've been using strips for my revolvers for years .....

Back when I carried a revolver, I tried speed loaders and always found them clumsy, not to mention bulky. The last combat course trainer, before the advent of the semi's, recommended plain ol flexible speed strips for reloads. Can't remember now how they were carried, probably in the pocket, but the...
by gcs
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dogs & CBD Oil
Replies: 23
Views: 394

Re: Dogs & CBD Oil

My daughter used it on a defective dog she has, it worked quite a bit to even him out, she convinced us to try it and it helps with my arthritis, and helps her MS and anxiety. The Hemp stuff is legal in all 50 states, I've got a guy near here that grows and process' the stuff, you can mail order it ...
by gcs
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which has more nitrites/nitrates
Replies: 11
Views: 352

Re: Which has more nitrites/nitrates

"Uncured" is a misleading term to garner market share for those who don't want added nitrates. They use celery juice which is very high in nitrites and is considered natural, except theres no knowing just how high the nitrites are. With the curing nitrites the amount is standardized. Nitrites are Ni...
by gcs
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now THIS is a Throwing Knife....!
Replies: 6
Views: 312

Re: Now THIS is a Throwing Knife....!

I think the Franks developed that design, everybody throws theirs before getting to the stabbing and swordplay....
by gcs
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: High-capacity BARREL - not magazine....???
Replies: 10
Views: 300

Re: High-capacity BARREL - not magazine....???

They are heavy, and somewhat ugly, but now we know they are bullet proof! :mrgreen:

Quite a testimonial actually....
by gcs
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sure wish they would stop the madness
Replies: 26
Views: 737

Re: Sure wish they would stop the madness

I never really got it, it's the same amount of daylight, just a name change, does that really fool folks.?

I just read that the whole left coast wants to vote DST away.
by gcs
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coriolis Effect
Replies: 10
Views: 407

Re: Coriolis Effect

Doc,... You need a hobby, LOL
by gcs
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?
Replies: 22
Views: 765

Re: Lightest trigger pull on a DA revolver...?

In a previous life, I had to qualify and carry a service revolver, this is before the Glock craze, and all leo's were still carrying 38 sp revolvers. I bought a new Ruger security six and after a day of training and qualifying I could barely pull the trigger double action I finally installed a Wolfe...
by gcs
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: air rifle
Replies: 10
Views: 422

air rifle

I have an old crosman pump up air rifle thats not working right, if I cant fix it I may be looking for a new one. Any recommendations? requirements are 177 or 22, no co2, break barrel is fine, pump up is ok, don't need super high velocity, or a scope. it needs to be accurate but don't need competiti...
by gcs
Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hearing it too much these days..
Replies: 17
Views: 774

Re: hearing it too much these days..

Nobody gets out of here alive... I'm beginning to think the actuary tables set up for social security back when is fairly accurate, the gov't didn't really expect you to live much past 65, When I witness the breakdown of folks my age (mid 60's) it seems like thats your programmed avg. lifespan . Mod...
by gcs
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Animal Cruelty
Replies: 36
Views: 1392

Re: Animal Cruelty

We had border collies for many years, you could barely get them in the house as they didn't want to miss any possible excitement, they'd nestle down in some leaves and let the snow cover them., never the worse for wear and always ready for a new adventure. Yes , there IS animal abuse, but it's prett...
by gcs
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Animal Cruelty
Replies: 36
Views: 1392

Re: Animal Cruelty

We boarded "retired" horses for over 10 years , they had 10 acres of pasture, fresh water, heated water tanks, plenty hay, etc.There was never more than 4 of the lawn ornaments. They had open access to the barn but preferred to stay outside in some really horrible weather conditions. We got calls fr...
by gcs
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hi Point breaks new ground at SHOT show
Replies: 6
Views: 437

Re: Hi Point breaks new ground at SHOT show

Just new to them. Heavy? yes, ugly? heck, guys marry ugly girls all the time.. It goes bang, and it's like a Timex, just keeps working, Oh, and its cheap, :mrgreen:
by gcs
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I didn't realize what some of you guys have to deal with...!
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Re: I didn't realize what some of you guys have to deal with...!

NY is bad, and about to get worse.People are lined up at the border waiting to leave... My son is leaving for Texas Monday.
by gcs
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CBD OIL For pain, anxiety
Replies: 31
Views: 839

Re: CBD OIL For pain, anxiety

My wife also has MS, plus a bunch of other auto immune stuff. She recently started taking CBD oil and it has helped with anxiety and even her blood sugar to some degree, She had tried it once before with no results, apparently, not all producers or at least secondary merchandisers, are completely ho...
by gcs
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?
Replies: 38
Views: 1428

Re: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?

The Havalons and other replaceable scalpel type knives are great for fine work, skinning etc, but they cant take much abuse, work around bones, through joints etc. They are sharp though!
by gcs
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?
Replies: 38
Views: 1428

Re: Are Benchmade Knives Worth The Price?

I know this is mostly a folder discussion, but if you want/need a fixed blade knife get a Mora, for 8, to 15 bucks you basically have a fixed blade scalpel, I get the carbon steel models, stays sharp, easy to re sharpen and if you lose it, no big loss. I have about 6 of them here, I have one in my h...
by gcs
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 1166

Re: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!

Grizz, Thank You for all that, passing it on to my son, my IT guy, lol
by gcs
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 1166

Re: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!

Huh... every phone has to have the app installed right, what happens when texting to a phone without the app?
by gcs
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 1166

Re: I Just Noticed a Great New Screening Feature On My Android Phone!!!!!!

I have way over 200 blocked numbers in my phone, the calls seem to come in waves. I dont know the number..and theres no voicemail.. into the blocked file

You need to get in touch with me ?, you better leave a message, its your only chance... 8)
by gcs
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crazy glue
Replies: 17
Views: 1064

Re: Crazy glue

Am I the only one that cant get that stuff to work?
The only time i can get it to do its thing is a couple drops in a padlock....but we dont need to get into that here. :mrgreen:
by gcs
Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think I'm on the hill...
Replies: 65
Views: 2224

Re: I think I'm on the hill...

You learn how to adapt and improvise...

The old joke, when your young and you fall down, you look around to see if anyone noticed, when your old and you fall down you look around to see if theres anyone to help you up... :mrgreen:
by gcs
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For all you Rabbit hunters
Replies: 11
Views: 715

Re: For all you Rabbit hunters

So does that work on rabbits this side of the pond?
by gcs
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think I'm on the hill...
Replies: 65
Views: 2224

Re: I think I'm on the hill...

I shot a single shot 410 the other day....it hurt, ..a little. :mrgreen:
by gcs
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surgery done.
Replies: 48
Views: 1935

Re: Surgery done.

Good luck with the recovery... I had a umbilical hernia repaired some years ago, doc said I could go to work the next day, boy was he wrong, lol
by gcs
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think I'm on the hill...
Replies: 65
Views: 2224

Re: I think I'm on the hill...

Just so you know....when you think it cant get worse....youd be wrong. :mrgreen:
by gcs
Sat Dec 15, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin adds curly maple furniture option to Model 336
Replies: 13
Views: 557

Re: Marlin adds curly maple furniture option to Model 336

The checkering has to go, the forearm needs slimmed, and the Maple while nice, needs a dye job, other then that its great, lol
by gcs
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When the game warden calls, be polite!
Replies: 17
Views: 862

Re: When the game warden calls, be polite!

So..what yall saying is, if you did something a little off, all parties should get their stories straight right away... 8)
by gcs
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wrangler question
Replies: 28
Views: 1692

Re: Wrangler question

Never had a problem with the wrangler regular fit jeans, been wearing them for years since I fired Levis, and theyre cheap....Was at Walmart the other day to pick up a new pair and saw they have an even cheaper jean now, George jeans, $9.97. Checked them out, looks like a Wrangler jean without the l...
by gcs
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wyatt Earp's Colt SAA up for auction
Replies: 18
Views: 1114

Re: Wyatt Earp's Colt SAA up for auction

I read somewhere that Wyatt Earp had a bunch of those guns and traded or sold them for a pretty penny, and I bet all those guns was the one he used at the OK corral... :wink:
by gcs
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poachers gun..?
Replies: 10
Views: 852

Re: Poachers gun..?

Thanks guys, Ive been pondering about that, since I read that post. Ive been considering getting a Chiappa double badger, 22 LR on top and 410 shotgun below, thing folds almost in half, and looks handy for dispatch and chicken thieves. Any advice on 410 ammo?
by gcs
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hurricane Michael Damage - Before and After
Replies: 10
Views: 695

Re: Hurricane Michael Damage - Before and After

Here on Long Island, we've had , and weathered numerous hurricanes and nor easters, the immediate waterfront and barrier beaches get hammered, and the surge flooding covers the real low elevations adjacent to the shorefront, after that its mainly a wind event, we dont have the rivers that flood due ...
by gcs
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poachers gun..?
Replies: 10
Views: 852

Poachers gun..?

I think it was gamekeeper or nath who mentioned buying a 410 recently and mentioned that single shot 410 poachers guns were a dime a dozen over there. So I guess poachers used a 410 a lot, can someone explain the term, and reasoning of why that particular type gun was used?, other then the obvious n...
by gcs
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How To Add A/C to a Truck Inexpensively
Replies: 20
Views: 1135

Re: How To Add A/C to a Truck Inexpensively

Grandpa said he had air under one condition, he opened the windows... :mrgreen:
by gcs
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Aw krap!
Replies: 12
Views: 899

Re: Aw krap!

Ran over a chuck steak bone once, went through a 12x16 HD tire like a hot knife through butter. Now you know how they killed Mammoths with a stick....
by gcs
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I did a bad thing !
Replies: 9
Views: 812

Re: I did a bad thing !

Nice... going old school huh, lol
by gcs
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Transporting heavy game animals the EASY way
Replies: 18
Views: 1117

Re: Transporting heavy game animals the EASY way

Young relatives make it easy, I grab on and make like I'm pulling, my son just chugs along, I have to almost run not to be dragged myself. :mrgreen:
When I'm alone, I bone out the whole critter and pack out the meat in a frame pack, amazing what all the stuff you don't want weighs....
by gcs
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What knives did they use? Really!
Replies: 42
Views: 4848

Re: What knives did they use? Really!

I carry a locking folder 3" knife at all times, It's handy, light and won't keep an edge for anything. I'd replace it in an instant but most everything you look at is stainless steel and getting that stuff to stay sharp is a PITA, ...maybe it's me, :mrgreen: , On the other hand, I have some carbon s...
by gcs
Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chiappa Double Badger
Replies: 5
Views: 694

Re: Chiappa Double Badger

Thanks guys, that helps, Pete, is that a pic of the #4 buck pattern?, what yardage can you keep a decent pattern with that?
by gcs
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chiappa Double Badger
Replies: 5
Views: 694

Chiappa Double Badger

Anyone have any experience with one of these? Considering the 22 over 410.
by gcs
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally off topic, :)
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Totally off topic, :)

My wife loves watching "Midsomer Murder" on Netflix, something like 20 years worth and she's on her second go round. For those that are unaware, it's a British detective show in the fictional county of Midsomer and theres at least 3 and up to 5 murders to be investigated per show. Now I know it's on...
by gcs
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you noticed...
Replies: 14
Views: 1217

Re: Have you noticed...

We have the Hamptons, just to the east of us, summer weekends are loaded with overpriced cars of all descriptions and people who never learned to drive cause they live in the city. Can't drive, can't park, have zero courtesy, and think they are the epitome of human kind....sort of American Lords of ...
by gcs
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do You Use K&N Air Filters?
Replies: 12
Views: 910

Re: Do You Use K&N Air Filters?

I have used them in the past, never noticed enough increase in anything to continue.
by gcs
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Air rifle ammo
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Re: Air rifle ammo

Thanks guys, I never really paid attention to the gun, but its a Daisy 856, 10 pumps supposed to get to 650+ fps. I thought it was strictly BB's, but sure enough it will take pellets which I will now pick up . With the BB's it is quite accurate even with the cheapie iron sights, I've never gone over...
by gcs
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Air rifle ammo
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Air rifle ammo

Been recovering from bi lateral hip replacements, doing very well thank you, and have time to have foolish thoughts. I was given a cheap Daisy pump up BB rifle many years ago and once in awhile I use it to eliminate an annoying squirrel, the darn thing is quite accurate, and sufficient for squirrels...
by gcs
Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Kort aka W30wcf
Replies: 55
Views: 3653

Re: John Kort aka W30wcf

Please accept my condolences, He will be missed.
by gcs
Sun Mar 11, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flint knapping first try
Replies: 41
Views: 3101

Re: Flint knapping first try

Can you use old plate glass? I have half a pail full that i saved to try but havn't yet.