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by gcs
Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The explosion in Beirut
Replies: 37
Views: 693

Re: The explosion in Beirut

It does
by gcs
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 gauge
Replies: 12
Views: 248

Re: 28 gauge

I've been seriously considering the CZ 28 side by side, Straight stock double triggers, pretty gun...Is there anything not to like about a 28?
by gcs
Sat Jul 18, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 Stuff
Replies: 23
Views: 917

Re: 30-30 Stuff

There's an Aussie guy on the Marlin site a few years ago that was shooting, and killing, "brush bulls" or, feral cattle of the male variety, 8) , with a 30-30 and 150 gr factory loads. While maybe not the largest bulls in existence, A bull is a VERY tough customer, yet they still died when hit with ...
by gcs
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free digital copies of Survival Reloading
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: Free digital copies of Survival Reloading

Thanks Jim, that was relatively easy, even for my old crabby self. :mrgreen:
by gcs
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free digital copies of Survival Reloading
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: Free digital copies of Survival Reloading

It's not that we CAN"T use the self checkout, we don't WANT to, lol
by gcs
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No cashiers at Lowes, Home Depot
Replies: 14
Views: 784

No cashiers at Lowes, Home Depot

So I'm ready to check out, walk up to the cashiers and this curly haired ginger said I had to use the self check out, wasn't all that nice about it either. Now I've never used a self check out, or paid with a credit card in one of these check out thingees. So I'm trying to figure out the process and...
by gcs
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 112
Views: 3186

Re: Question / POLL

67, when did I get this old ??? 8)
by gcs
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mini prayer request...
Replies: 19
Views: 620

Re: Mini prayer request...

Hang in there.
by gcs
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scouting is dead to me
Replies: 20
Views: 1054

Re: Scouting is dead to me

I was a cub scout in the early sixties, it was fun then, graduated to boy scouts and even at that tender age I became very disillusioned with them. Just rules, uniform codes, and in my thinking, a waste of time. Maybe it was my troop, maybe my independent attitude, but I'd rather go fishing. lol I t...
by gcs
Sun May 31, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cannon Balls
Replies: 8
Views: 350

Re: Cannon Balls

According to british standards of the 17th century, a 34# cannon ball was just over 6 inches, and that was considered a large cannon, the next size up was a 42#, I guess that was considered a yuuuge cannon, lol
by gcs
Fri May 22, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dirty Harry 44?
Replies: 39
Views: 1340

Re: Dirty Harry 44?

My brother had one ,I think 7 1/2"?
He said "want to try it?" , well of course....

so I proceeded to run the 6 rounds through it.....now call me a wimp, I don't care, but that gun was the most unpleasant thing I ever shot. 8)
by gcs
Fri May 15, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A note on staying logged into the board...
Replies: 13
Views: 498

Re: A note on staying logged into the board...

So,.. I logged onto the https link, re logged in, and when I came back, voila! I was still logged in.

never noticed that "S" thing. Hope that was all it was.
by gcs
Fri May 15, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A note on staying logged into the board...
Replies: 13
Views: 498

Re: A note on staying logged into the board...

Lol, well that didn't work either.....
by gcs
Fri May 15, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A note on staying logged into the board...
Replies: 13
Views: 498

Re: A note on staying logged into the board...

Ok, so I just tried another way, just, levergunscommunity.org/ Then clicked on discussion, and now the topics are in different colors, ?? I re-logged in, I'll check later to see if it takes.

Frankly it's not a huge problem, just takes a bit more time to get in to post.
by gcs
Fri May 15, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A note on staying logged into the board...
Replies: 13
Views: 498

Re: A note on staying logged into the board...

No, just the one computer.
by gcs
Thu May 14, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A note on staying logged into the board...
Replies: 13
Views: 498

Re: A note on staying logged into the board...

The link I have is the second one, that you state stays logged in.....nope
by gcs
Thu May 07, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 Creedmoor in a Levergun
Replies: 22
Views: 683

Re: 6.5 Creedmoor in a Levergun

It is.... Now I always hate it when naysayers claim "we don't need that, or, it's only a solution to a non problem" or some such,..but, that cartridge in that package.....?

Now if they stuck that in a really nice single shot.... :mrgreen:
by gcs
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Farewell to Hondo
Replies: 24
Views: 1099

Re: Farewell to Hondo

My condolences, the sadness will start to fade, but you never forget a good dog....
by gcs
Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do they know........?
Replies: 10
Views: 695

Re: How do they know........?

Birds have an amazing ability to learn, from little to big. :mrgreen:
by gcs
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone here use a Thermal Scope...?
Replies: 8
Views: 383

Re: Anyone here use a Thermal Scope...?

Look up jagerpro.com, He pioneered hog hunting in Georgia with thermal night scopes, I think he's booked a year in advance. I met him years ago at the sportsman show in Harrisburg, He is the son of a hog farmer...and he hates them, lol. He's a former army sharpshooter and instructor, the videos of t...
by gcs
Sun Apr 26, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gotta get Thermal....
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: Gotta get Thermal....

Can you cut a narrow lane back to where they are,? it would be a fleeting shot, unless you can fasten a large bait back there to keep them milling around.
by gcs
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4,100 of these rifles (carbines) made PER DAY
Replies: 24
Views: 1017

Re: 4,100 of these rifles (carbines) made PER DAY

Just speculating....but why not a 1911 carbine? The guns and ammo were already in the system, it would have been lightweight, the recoil manageable in a carbine, and no one ever dissed the 45's effectiveness. I can't imagine it would have been difficult to come up with a working model very quickly, ...
by gcs
Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: question for security/alarm/camera geeks...
Replies: 11
Views: 433

Re: question for security/alarm/camera geeks...

First thing I'd do is get an unbashable mailbox, I mean it could probably be bashed eventually but it would delay the basher and possibly lead him to not notice the tiny go pro camera built into the new unbashable base of the unbashable mailbox..... :mrgreen: I believe the lense is smaller then a di...
by gcs
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Easter Bunnies....
Replies: 7
Views: 318

Re: Easter Bunnies....

LOL, My brother had some rabbits for the kids that the kids were "supposed" to care for, for months he ended up taking care of the rabbits until he got disgusted one day and asked me to come over and "take care" of the rabbits.

It took 3 months for the kids to discover the rabbits were gone....
by gcs
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey Doc, and Doc
Replies: 9
Views: 528

Hey Doc, and Doc

https://trapperman.com/forum/ubbthreads ... cs/6834098

Just read the above post about the virus and how it's being treated wrong.
It looked interesting and made sense to me, this non medical person,
Just though you might be interested, to see if it makes sense to you guys....
by gcs
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Queen's solution.
Replies: 10
Views: 560

Re: The Queen's solution.

:mrgreen:
by gcs
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cut my own dang hair
Replies: 27
Views: 933

Re: Cut my own dang hair

Been cutting my own hair for almost 50 years, before that the old man cut it, been cutting the boys hair for 30 years....A $12 dollar clippers and your good to go, lol
It's even easier now, just set it on "close" and go till nothing else falls off. I don't have to look good...I'm married...
by gcs
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Don't Buy China's Story? There is Strong Evidence That The Virus Leaked From a Lab
Replies: 17
Views: 1423

Re: Don't Buy China's Story? There is Strong Evidence That The Virus Leaked From a Lab

Read the other day that CDC scientists claimed that by checking the DNA of the virus that the virus was not created or manipulated in a lab.....
by gcs
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The elderly in England need not apply....
Replies: 11
Views: 715

Re: The elderly in England need not apply....

LOL, My buddy is watching his grandkids every day because of this, , he says he's not sure what's gonna kill him first, ..the virus, or watching the babies, :mrgreen:
by gcs
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The elderly in England need not apply....
Replies: 11
Views: 715

The elderly in England need not apply....

So my wife is on FB and a lovely English woman's daughter who is a nurse, was ORDERED to call all the patients in her practice over 80 to inform them not to bother calling the doctor, or go to the hospital if they get sick.....Probably only a matter of time till that age threshold is lowered... So a...
by gcs
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Life isn't fair
Replies: 5
Views: 359

Re: Life isn't fair

I'd love to go to work, I'm missing the early eel season and don't know if there will be a market for other products, price of seafood is crashing, My buyer said, "we'll let you know"..... The situation here is about at meltdown, I've never seen anything like it , Hurricanes, nor easters, are a piec...
by gcs
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sad time ahead.
Replies: 28
Views: 997

Re: Sad time ahead.

Sorry for your loss, It's hard to lose your companion...It's been some years now that I had to put my Border Collie down, She was a rescue, spent every waking second with me and was the toughest farm dog I've ever seen. Thinking about "super dog" still brings tears to my eyes, and I'm not a touchie ...
by gcs
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hmmmmm
Replies: 18
Views: 643

Re: Hmmmmm

When my son moved to Texas I gave him most of my guns...he was going to get them anyway...but one was a gold cup I inherited from my father, early 70's model if I remember right...nice gun
by gcs
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: took my new EDC knife on a walk through the wood
Replies: 56
Views: 1444

Re: took my new EDC knife on a walk through the wood

replaced my daily carry with a OKC Dozier Arrow, full grip handle, about 3 3/4" D2 steel.
Rides light in the pocket, yet has the size to do real work, opens in a flash, Not too expensive either.
by gcs
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Salute to President Trump
Replies: 26
Views: 874

Re: Salute to President Trump

"Yes, he's a 'New York A**hat' at times" Yep, say what you want about New Yorkers, a lot of it will be true!, lol, But we understand sarcasm, ball busting and a no prisoners mentality. There is a LOT of support for Trump the disruptor here. Unfortunately we are surrounded by, and governed by the soc...
by gcs
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HENRY Model X
Replies: 33
Views: 1838

Re: HENRY Model X

Oh, it's not THAT bad, it's just a tool after all .
by gcs
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got a tough question to answer ..... can you help?
Replies: 41
Views: 1727

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

I'm voting for some serious pepper spray/mace, small, can be with her at all times, and usually more then effective. I'm not comfortable with blind people and guns, and I love guns....
by gcs
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Got The Woodsman's Pal
Replies: 22
Views: 1027

Re: I Got The Woodsman's Pal

A true Kukri will handle brush, trees, bears, and two legged miscreants, but the reverse curve takes a little getting used to, needs more of a wrist snap to get the most out of it. The Nepali Ghurkas take using a kukri to a new level....Those guys are scary good....LOL I always thought the Woodsman ...
by gcs
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WW1
Replies: 26
Views: 1396

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.

Pretty sure the Italians felt the same. Just saying
by gcs
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which is quieter?
Replies: 57
Views: 2802

Re: Which is quieter?

The longer the barrel, the quieter it will be, Sub sonic ammo is twice as expensive then regular target rounds...which are sub sonic. I run the target rounds through Pacos 22 whack a mole tool, it puts a nice flat metplate on the bullet, at that low speed hollow points aren't very effective. 22 shor...
by gcs
Mon Dec 23, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CZ bobwhite G2 28 guage
Replies: 4
Views: 265

CZ bobwhite G2 28 guage

So it's not a levergun... :mrgreen: but with all the varied experience here I figured I'd throw this out there.

Anyone have or know about one of these?
They're Turkish made, and so far, what reviews I've found people like them, they are sexy looking.....any input appreciated
by gcs
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the right age to learn to hunt....
Replies: 10
Views: 797

Re: What is the right age to learn to hunt....

Back when,...."Here" you had to be 14 to get a small game hunting license, but had to hunt with an adult.So I spent my early days throwing rocks.....

So if someone WANTS to hunt, they'll find a way
by gcs
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2 Barrel Stove
Replies: 21
Views: 921

Re: 2 Barrel Stove

Frankly, I doubt you get much more BTU's out of the second barrel to be worth it, a single barrel stove will drive you out from the heat.
by gcs
Fri Oct 25, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A dilemma
Replies: 29
Views: 1345

Re: A dilemma

Ok, so.... Your 79, If you can afford it get exactly what you want. Don't worry about scratches, wear, etc. you probably won't be selling it, so collectors value doesn't matter. Buy it, shoot it, enjoy it...
by gcs
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally !
Replies: 71
Views: 2541

Re: Finally !

Gorgeous! Love those classic doubles
by gcs
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: (.)(.)
Replies: 9
Views: 426

Re: (.)(.)

I was dragging a deer off the mountain at dusk some years ago, I "felt" a disturbance in the force, lol, a barred owl had swooped down and just barely missed my head and perched in a tree to watch., Every hundred feet or so it would swoop low just over my head and find another perch to watch, kept d...
by gcs
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never in my life
Replies: 11
Views: 564

Re: Never in my life

Certain dog breeds are funny, We used to have Border Collies, now my wife has Pekingese, both breeds are biased towards "dogs" They both recognize their own kind and get along with them but can't stand other dogs, it's strange. Our male peke thinks he weighs 100 pounds, utterly fearless around dogs ...
by gcs
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Super Black Hawk Grip Frames?
Replies: 8
Views: 413

Re: Super Black Hawk Grip Frames?

my son had a vaquero with a birds grip that he wanted to change out to a regular grip. Ruger would not provide the needed grip frame as a part, they would only install it at the factory, he found various grip frames on ebay, however.... different models, and changes within models needed different gr...
by gcs
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dillema
Replies: 10
Views: 722

Dillema

I have a hunting property about 5 hours away thats been in my family over 50 years, I'm now the sole owner, I'm 67 with new hips and bad everything else arthritis wise. My son would hunt with me every year but he has moved on to Texas and not likely to come back. I was going to gift it to him. My wi...