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by pokey
Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New toy
Replies: 11
Views: 1427

Re: New toy

Nice gift. A Kodiak magnum was my first bow, back in '72ish. They are quite collectable now. It should be fine to shoot, they usually give you clues before they fail. Cracks , separated laminations , splinters , etc. Bear built a fine product back in the day. Is yours old enough to have been made in...
by pokey
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Horse sense
Replies: 13
Views: 1526

Re: Horse sense

Run what you brung.
by pokey
Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Might have a line on a Win 64 30-30. ?
Replies: 25
Views: 933

Re: Might have a line on a Win 64 30-30. ?

Looks like a lefty owned her once.
The reissues were marked 64a.
by pokey
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nothing To Do? Don't Do THIS!
Replies: 25
Views: 1584

Re: Nothing To Do? Don't Do THIS!

Check this guy out. Lots of answers to coating woes.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yaU-KsZAaAQ
by pokey
Sun Oct 18, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: son's first deer
Replies: 16
Views: 1310

Re: son's first deer

Chuck 100 yd wrote:Pokey , was that Devlin? He was starting to show interest last year. :D
you should run by the shop on tuesday and razz him a little.
by pokey
Sun Oct 18, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: son's first deer
Replies: 16
Views: 1310

Re: son's first deer

Chuck 100 yd wrote:Pokey , was that Devlin? He was starting to show interest last year. :D
yup, he was the only one in his party that had any luck.
also, he was shooting reloads that he [we] built recently,
another new thing for him.
by pokey
Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: son's first deer
Replies: 16
Views: 1310

son's first deer

he was never interested in hunting as a youngster, now he's caught the bug.
devsfirstdeer.jpg
many more to come, hopefully.
by pokey
Sun Jun 28, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A what if question
Replies: 41
Views: 2298

Re: A what if question

can you find the ten Cs on that list?

http://blog.selfrelianceoutfitters.com/ ... -survival/
by pokey
Sat May 16, 2015 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's see your.......... Bowie Knives
Replies: 42
Views: 2802

Re: Let's see your.......... Bowie Knives

Lastmohecken wrote:A few of mine
interesting hangers on those iwb sheaths.
by pokey
Mon Apr 20, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What was the #1 song on your Birthday?
Replies: 38
Views: 1578

Re: What was the #1 song on your Birthday?

all i have to do is dream [ everly bros.]
by pokey
Mon Apr 20, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good For Style Points If Nothing Else
Replies: 10
Views: 710

Re: Good For Style Points If Nothing Else

Shasta wrote:

Image


SHASTA
very nice [cases and rifles].

what are the linings [insides] like?
by pokey
Mon Apr 06, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 26" 30wcf barrel on gun broker
Replies: 2
Views: 349

26" 30wcf barrel on gun broker

somebody here was looking for a long 30wcf barrel for a project,
numrich seems to have run dry. here's an oldey for not to much.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =475890742
by pokey
Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHY I hate 'Windows'...
Replies: 42
Views: 1699

Re: WHY I hate 'Windows'...

you mean "winders" doncha?

http://sweetnesss.com/Jokes/27.html
by pokey
Sat Mar 21, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Levergun and "other rifle" porn, 2015 -- PHOTOS of course!
Replies: 51
Views: 3965

Re: Levergun and "other rifle" porn, 2015 -- PHOTOS of cours

Pokey, I like your three 94 Long Woods! Would you give some details on them. Thanks three of a kind, different cal.s , 32ws , 30wcf , 25-35. pre WWII just barely. i didn't know these were family shots , I'll have to gather the whole bunch in one pic......nah. they all went to the bottom in a tragic...
by pokey
Sat Mar 21, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Levergun and "other rifle" porn, 2015 -- PHOTOS of course!
Replies: 51
Views: 3965

Re: Levergun and "other rifle" porn, 2015 -- PHOTOS of cours

hey , ship some of that New Hamster snow out here , we are short on snow pack this year.

oh , yeah porn ,
sav991.JPG
P9060532.JPG
3-94s.JPG
there's a start .
by pokey
Sat Mar 21, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: little hotties
Replies: 6
Views: 730

Re: little hotties

AJMD429 wrote:I would like to know MORE about the 'heat treating' process such as:
  • a) how you can select and make different hardness and
    b) what limits the choices vs. a given steel type.
this might help.

http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/tempe ... _1530.html
by pokey
Sun Mar 15, 2015 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Musing over Home-Protection choices...
Replies: 47
Views: 1999

Re: Musing over Home-Protection choices...

Old Ironsights wrote:
The only limit there is whether or not the Goblin on on a Tiger... :shock: :twisted:
that is another whole bag of scary. :shock:

[no goblin , just tiger.]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1n-3cFIuQBc
by pokey
Sun Mar 15, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Almost a disaster! (pictures added)
Replies: 54
Views: 2819

Re: Almost a disaster!

Well, here she is: http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m2/Ysabelkid/Shooting/2015-03-06%20%20Mossberg%2043%20shooting%2001_zpsbuwpzlxm.jpg speaking of 46B s , many years ago i customized one for my son to use in boy scouts. chopmossie.JPG very accurate and now almost too small to use? :lol:
by pokey
Sun Mar 15, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Musing over Home-Protection choices...
Replies: 47
Views: 1999

Re: Musing over Home-Protection choices...

It a 38 Special to the sternum and/or face doesn't stop the bad guy, at least long enough to put a second or third or fourth in the brainstem, I would think the guy must be a robo-alien. never say never? i like revolvers , but as always , know your limitations. http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/...
by pokey
Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recent aquisition:
Replies: 16
Views: 613

Re: Recent aquisition:

yeah, baby!

popular mod.
s&w-1917.JPG
by pokey
Fri Sep 26, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone hear from COSteve lately...
Replies: 67
Views: 2458

Re: Anyone hear from COSteve lately...

Ms Boots wrote:deep breath. Let it ride.
cool :idea: :wink:
by pokey
Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bet these would liven things up-
Replies: 9
Views: 522

Re: Bet these would liven things up-

is the flash on impact?

or do they sparkle in flight?
by pokey
Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thanks
Replies: 3
Views: 358

Re: Thanks

welcome home.


and to the 30wcf club,


and to reloading.
by pokey
Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Montana Vintage Arms Scope
Replies: 26
Views: 1316

Re: Montana Vintage Arms Scope

but I will not send my money to those bastard Chinamen. I can hit the pecker on a tick at 500 meters :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: wait let me wipe my eyes............eyes? oh yeah , i hear the visual acuity deficiency, i will have to look into a scope like that, and stop guessing where the bullsey...
by pokey
Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: self defense more than a gun
Replies: 4
Views: 374

self defense more than a gun

now,, don't get me wrong i kinda like firearms. I think everyone should own and use and carry as many as they would like / can afford. BUT , they are but a tool. one tool of many to use in the defense of self and others. the recent threads about weapons to carry have struck me as folks likening guns...
by pokey
Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hmmm... Did I Pass up a Bargain?
Replies: 10
Views: 719

Re: Hmmm... Did I Pass up a Bargain?

odd man out?

not a smokin' deal , but if you are in the market for a long
barrel , short mag , '94 , you could spend alot more.
and , as they say , they ain't makin' any more.

used to be you could make you own.
38-55+30-30.JPG
but parts have dried up some.
by pokey
Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 60th Birthday report (Photos)
Replies: 30
Views: 914

Re: 60th Birthday report (Photos)

cool, here's to another 60. 8)
by pokey
Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: small .22
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: small .22

i also have a phoenix arms [ looks alot like that walther ] from the early '90s. it is/was reliable and accurate , but not high quality, what do you want for 100$. the firing pin retainer came out while shooting , gathered up the parts and staked it back in. Then my son shot it until the slide devel...
by pokey
Sun Aug 24, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3-½ Days Kalispell, Mt to Portland, OR
Replies: 13
Views: 834

Re: 3-½ Days Kalispell, Mt to Portland, OR

Griff wrote: Now that I'm in my early 30's
?????

should have thought about the t-shirt, beanie baby, beef jerkey show earlier,
the expo center is where I-5 crosses the columbia river , south side , follow delta park signs.

just got in from sweating my ,,,,, off. maybe too late?
by pokey
Sat Aug 23, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3-½ Days Kalispell, Mt to Portland, OR
Replies: 13
Views: 834

Re: 3-½ Days Kalispell, Mt to Portland, OR

Computer tells me to take I90 over to Ritzville and down thru Pasco, WA. I would take 90 to spokane, and drop down 395 to kennewick/old el pasco, then 82 to hermiston and 84 into p-town. the alternative is drop down 93 from missoula over lost trail pass into idaho and turn west on 26 to 20 into boi...
by pokey
Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Single action 22's?
Replies: 21
Views: 844

Re: Single action 22's?

Booger Bill wrote:That 12 shot US firearms is sweet, and one I was alluding to.!
here's one to grab,

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =435936916

this one has a shorter barrel than mine, and costs over twice what i paid years ago.
by pokey
Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Single action 22's?
Replies: 21
Views: 844

Re: Single action 22's?

Griff wrote:I've fondled a few Bearcats... and find them to be just too small for my mitts..
+1

single six is an ok pistola,,,,,,,,,,but,

this is my pick for 22lr
12226.JPG
12223.JPG
.

usfa 1222.

lots o' dinero, but i've never handled better.
by pokey
Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many rounds does your CCW hold?
Replies: 46
Views: 1662

Re: How many rounds does your CCW hold?

Buck Elliott wrote:6 -- .454"

Each...

new york reload?

two gun buck.
by pokey
Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Went to our BIG gun show today
Replies: 12
Views: 746

Re: Went to our BIG gun show today

you did good,

I messed up, missed the show. :roll:

there's always next year.
by pokey
Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those who remember him...
Replies: 25
Views: 1280

Re: For those who remember him...

:cry:
by pokey
Sun Jul 27, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So! Tell me about Yakima, WA
Replies: 16
Views: 615

Re: So! Tell me about Yakima, WA

Yaikima, huh?

seems like i spent a week there, one day.

good luck. :wink:
by pokey
Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Choosing a CCW weapon ...
Replies: 78
Views: 3126

Re: Choosing a CCW weapon ...

my choice for every day carry[edc]. .357, nice grips.
s&w640.jpg
by pokey
Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BLR magazine & WIn Model 12 buttplate questions
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Re: Browning BLR magazine & WIn Model 12 buttplate questions

as already posted , the mags are tough. he wants "pre81".like so, but these don't look like "pre81" to me.? if you find a source for reasonably priced mags let me know, i would like a spare. http://www.ebay.com/itm/BROWNING-BLR-PRE-81-MAG-MAGAZINE-243-308-CALIBER-4-ROUND-PRE-1981-INV-90-/12135665868...
by pokey
Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cool project for those with lots of time and tools...
Replies: 11
Views: 644

Re: Cool project for those with lots of time and tools...

:lol: :lol: :lol:

ha. i did not click your link at first thinking it was this,

http://www.sportsmansguide.com/productl ... 5+ar+lower

but 0% is pretty funny.
by pokey
Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Karma drawing, 1911 holster
Replies: 38
Views: 1118

Re: Karma drawing, 1911 holster

looks nice, good work chuck.

and no, don't put me in, save it for someone that needs it.
by pokey
Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1911 temptation.
Replies: 15
Views: 858

Re: 1911 temptation.

3leggedturtle wrote:Nice looking pice. I made a holster for mine but dont dare show it to much in public. Did you made yours from another oldr used one?
no, i just drew up a pattern and cuttin', stampin',stitchin' and stuff.
the usual.
by pokey
Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drug Smuggling In The Southwest
Replies: 21
Views: 1206

Re: Drug Smuggling In The Southwest

cool,

kinda makes me think of the stuff pitchy used to do.
by pokey
Sun May 25, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1911 temptation.
Replies: 15
Views: 858

1911 temptation.

It was just to much to resist. I am a dedicated wheel gun guy, i've have auto chuckers before and sold them all. my son on the other hand is a fan of all things modern [he wants a glock :shock: ] so last week we happened to be at sportsman's warehouse and they had a sale on 1911s . blue , reg 599$ ....
by pokey
Sat May 24, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my version of sixes muffler 1st test
Replies: 15
Views: 626

Re: my version of sixes muffler 1st test

Chuck 100 yd wrote:Pokey, I have a couple rolls of "Pink Stuff" you can have for the taking. Chuck :wink:
cool, send em home w/dev. tues.?
by pokey
Sat May 24, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my version of sixes muffler 1st test
Replies: 15
Views: 626

Re: my version of sixes muffler 1st test

I'd keep the hole about six inches in diameter - big enough to see through a scope or whatever. Remember your 'peripheral' vision is reduced, so a dog or kid running into the danger zone would not be as visible as without the 'muffler'. the "in" end is @ 16" , the "out" @ 9" , i could shrink them s...
by pokey
Sat May 24, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my version of sixes muffler 1st test
Replies: 15
Views: 626

my version of sixes muffler 1st test

so, in trying to be a good neighbor, i built a version of sixes muffler. not as quiet as i thought, but still in development stage. used old seat covers and dog blankets for insulation [ need to get some pink stuff]. muffler3.JPG a little loose in the barrel, maybe? muffler4.JPG view down the chute....
by pokey
Mon May 19, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: neighbors!
Replies: 41
Views: 1312

Re: neighbors!

I made this some years back and it works wonders. If the velocity is below the speed of sound you hear nothing. It's it's above, you hear the sonic crack. The whole unit slides into a 55 gallon drum. Construction is self explanatory in the pic. When cutting out the holes in the baffles, make each o...