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by Tonto
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....marlin model 20
Replies: 46
Views: 1932

Re: I want this ....marlin model 20

You got me Piller! I'm three hours ahead of you and I'm presently brain dead, or about 1% below my best. ...hittin the sack----Tonto :D
by Tonto
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....marlin model 20
Replies: 46
Views: 1932

Re: I want this ....marlin model 20

piller wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:05 pm
What are "socks" and why do you wear them? :wink:
"Socks" is the name of Chelsea Clinton's cat when she was "first daughter" and like all cats, you don't wear them, they wear you. :D ---Tonto
by Tonto
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....marlin model 20
Replies: 46
Views: 1932

Re: I want this ....marlin model 20

AJMD429 wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:58 pm
Ok......how many times has this thread changed titles...?
:D
I like it Doc. Adds a little action. It sure beats, "what color socks do you wear when getting a gallon of milk? ---Tonto. :D
by Tonto
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ernest Thompson Seton
Replies: 16
Views: 284

Re: Ernest Thompson Seton

I wish you people would stop talking about my people in a condescending way. I was THERE and Mr. Custer was a bad man. He hurt my people. Only white man who don't speak with a forked tongue is my kemosabe, Mr. Trump.-----Tonto Me hears enough. War party tomorrow.....I call my cousin, Dances with Wol...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waiting waiting !
Replies: 16
Views: 234

Re: Waiting waiting !

Sorry but I don’t post pics much anymore since the photobucket fiasco . They souredme on the whole process , so much so that I have no intrest in finding a replacement website to use for posting pictures . 6 Point......I hear ya...on the waiting game. My guess is that after you get a few Parkers of...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ernest Thompson Seton
Replies: 16
Views: 284

Re: Ernest Thompson Seton

Considering that the American Indian were Stone Age people when whitey arrived, it's my personal opinion they have assimilated well into modern society. Ive read where they do have drinking issues....we do too..... At least they are not on the daily news killing scores of people a day, yanking peopl...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh Guuuuunnnnnnyyyy!
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Oh Guuuuunnnnnnyyyy!

The 38-40 brass is modern solid head that's once fired, most likely from an 1873 Winchester. It will be put to good use. :D ----6
by Tonto
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh Guuuuunnnnnnyyyy!
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Oh Guuuuunnnnnnyyyy!

Thanks brother for the 38-40 brass and the 450 Bushmaster cartridge. (dummy for those who get upset about shipping live ammo) I bet that baby does have a wallop and yes, I did not have one. I believe I have examples of about 90% of all early American cartridges....not much on modern junk. Someday I'...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Geese.
Replies: 24
Views: 280

Re: Geese.

Larkbill...I hear ya....these geese are big as the only thing they do is eat grass and shyt all day. They mostly walk wherever they go...from my little pond to the neighbors pond. Every now and then some yuppie in a foreign car will run one over and I go out and take it for a walk into the woods...y...
by Tonto
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 456

Re: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!

Gunny,
I found one of those sights you need but the price is a bit high.......on Gunbroker......$400.....but....but.....you get a rifle with the sight. :D (sorry for the BB)----6
by Tonto
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gotta gush. Sorry...
Replies: 10
Views: 224

Re: Gotta gush. Sorry...

. Would the back sight on my Garand be considered a receiver or a tang? MM...that got my little brain thinking so I went and looked at mine. It's neither a tang sight or a receiver sight....I say it's an "action sight" as it's mounted on the action and has seen some action. I guess you could say th...
by Tonto
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gotta gush. Sorry...
Replies: 10
Views: 224

Re: Gotta gush. Sorry...

Glad your happy and all excited Muddly....I remember when I used to feel that way upon playing with a new acquisition. Used to count the hours a week ahead of going to the gunclub...bullets all shiny and in nice labeled boxes, targets made, having dreams of leverguns, wiping down the stock, making s...
by Tonto
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Geese.
Replies: 24
Views: 280

Re: Geese.

Where's your "look"? You have more respect for the geese than you do foxes. :D Anyway, nice shooting Nath.....I never cared for the taste of geese .....or ducks. The population of geese grows every year around here and are considered pests...but......you better not shoot em out of season! The "man" ...
by Tonto
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 396

Re: .760"!

I've been wondering if sized 000 would be practicle as cheap plinkers in the 30wcf.... Not sure on the exact diameter of triple O but if you can jam them in the mouth without excessively bulging the case before adding a couple of grains of Bullseye, you will be able to pop squirrels out to 30 yards...
by Tonto
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .760"!
Replies: 21
Views: 396

Re: .760"!

Many years ago there was a saying in this country...."There ain't nothin' that can't be fixed with a little determination and a thirty ought six." In your case, the hammer (and a 3/4" wad puncher) did a fine job.

Hey, the brick wall? We're not going to be reading about you are we Nath? :D ----6
by Tonto
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: way of the dodo.....
Replies: 7
Views: 620

Re: way of the dodo.....

USFA made some nice guns. I've handled quite a few and the fit and finish was better than the third gen. Colts. The problem came when the USFA guns were priced at about what a Colt cost and consumers went with the name.---6
by Tonto
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman returned my email- I DONT BELIEVE IT!!
Replies: 24
Views: 456

Re: Lyman returned my email

My guess is Ken Bean of York, Pa. is one of them. Ken is a great guy to which I've done lots of business with over the years.---6
by Tonto
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coming together.
Replies: 6
Views: 190

Re: Coming together.

Yes, you are entirely correct in that by canting the stem the poi will go off to the side but.......most lever gums are not 500 yard guns and any effect in the normal shooting ranges will be negligible. I have never noticed any degree of poi in the normal shooting ranges of say....1-300 meters Go tr...
by Tonto
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coming together.
Replies: 6
Views: 190

Re: Coming together.

Unless your lucky, most of the time there will be not enough adjustment in the front sight to correct wimdage and if you do, it will look stupid, with the sight off to one side or the other. It's not easy hammering the front sight .010 to one side or the other and making it stay there. Most always y...
by Tonto
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Sixgun--video added--
Replies: 29
Views: 503

Re: Ok Sixgun--video added--

If I was a younger man and had plenty of cash, I would bankroll you to get a patent on that. There would be plenty of people who live off the grid who would pay for a machine like that to last them a lifetime. I've never seen anything like it. For about 95% of clothes washing you would only have to ...
by Tonto
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Receiver sights
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: Receiver sights

Thank you for the thank you. The problem with finding original parts for old mass produced guns is that the part/sights sometimes cost as much as the gun is worth. Years ago in my non thinking days I bought a bolt action (cheaply) Marlin .22 single shot for $5 at an auction that was missing the bolt...
by Tonto
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Receiver sights
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: Receiver sights

Gunny, Can't help ya bid.....according to my book, the Lyman 55W was made for your gun and was most likely d&t from the factory for this sight. Someone made something else fit it. Only thing I can say is for you to haunt EBay. Did not check the post office as I was at the club today.....we don't hav...
by Tonto
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.
Replies: 6
Views: 427

Re: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.

Pete44ru wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:44 pm
AFAIK, sadly, there are no longer any Ruger family members involved with Sturm, Ruger & Co. :cry: .

Yea, that's what happens when companies go public. BIG BRIGHT 22 year old college graduates think they know more a man who has been doing it for 40 years. Look at Remington.----6
by Tonto
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Receiver sights
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: Receiver sights

Funny, Just got back from the gunclub....I'm now dropping Obama off at the pool, then I have to empty the Jeep, take it all downstairs, clean and organize my gear, get the brass in the vibrator, feed the horse, make notes in my log, confer with Mom on the days activities, get a bite to eat, take my ...
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 25-20 pet loads
Replies: 9
Views: 314

Re: 25-20 pet loads

I figured Six would have chimed in by now... Been busy Gunny.......I'm testing out a new diet which I talked about on Pitchy's post. It's called the "seafood diet".......... ......I see food, I eat it. Anyway, the 25-20.....my new load for that, from a Winchester Model 53 and a Remington pump Model...
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 745

Re: Over weight !!!!

I don't have a big issue with weight...maybe 20 lbs. over...I'm 185-190 and a tight 34 waist.....but the diet I'm on is not helping.

I'm on the "sea food diet"....I see food, I eat it.----6 :D
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 390

Re: The Eye is Approaching

Thanks Jay.....it's nice to hear "on the spot" reporting from someone I can believe as the weather reports here are as good as they were 40 years ago. We get so much "hype" up here from the Philly news. They get all excited and give hourly updates, especially snowstorms..... "Oh boy guys, were gonna...
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 745

Re: Over weight !!!!

OK...I've reached my top level of enthusiasm. It's back to the "deep end". Pitchy....I can't envision you on a pedal bike. Let's see a video before the snow starts. My wife was telling me about this guy who went past the house about 50 miles an hour on a pedal bike. I laughed and low and behold, the...
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 351

Re: OK Pitchy...What Are These?

Rusty...yes...thanks for that...apple butter is one of the things I remember my dad telling me...I think I screwed up earlier saying "apple sauce"

Dang...did you live that far in the sticks? :D ----6
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey Sixgun
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: Hey Sixgun

I'm still waiting quietly in the corner. Someday, someday some wonderful benefactor will, if I'm lucky, dangle some old Ideal/Lyman moulds in front of me. *sigh* :)Cat Cat...they are coming! Just last week I found about 10 more..New old stock that are new in those little red cardboard boxes. I must...
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 745

Re: Over weight !!!!

'63 , Marlinman? I remember back in the day about every fifth car on the road was a Falcon.

Jay, it would be very easy for you to lose weight.....just empty your pockets. For me, if I wanted to lose 15 pounds, all I would have to do is to depenis.-----6
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 745

Re: Over weight !!!!

Losing weight is like quitting drinking.....a lifestyle change.......which most of us are not willing to do until the shyt hits the fan......heart attack.......cirrhosis of the liver... Losing weight means "the fun is over"......I must now eat healthy along with daily exercise....day after day...yea...
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to negotiate
Replies: 8
Views: 302

Re: How to negotiate

Ha! That's great. My man Trump...the best!----6
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old dog, new tricks
Replies: 18
Views: 260

Re: Old dog, new tricks

OldWin wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:01 pm
Thanks buddy! You gonna show up with a buffalo coat? :shock:

Naaaa.....can't find any....some guy in Maine bought (or stole) every last one. ----6
by Tonto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 745

Re: Over weight !!!!

Naaa...your alright Pitchy.......that's your business......if nosey people have anything to say, just tell them your pregnant with a baby elephant and the trunk is already sticking out......then show them that trunk....shake it at them......they won't bother ya anymore. We learn pretty fast here in ...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old dog, new tricks
Replies: 18
Views: 260

Re: Old dog, new tricks

I like your rifle rack....looks like a gunshop. I see lots of half mags there.----6
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 351

Re: OK Pitchy...What Are These?

Jay...I thought you Mainesters have "people patty" throwing contests with Hillary supporters showing up with a knife and fork. Oh man, I can't take it anymore...I'm gonna hit the sack.............tomorrow is another fun filled day. Got to get a little serious as we have a long range benchrest silhou...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 351

Re: OK Pitchy...What Are These?

Yea Jay...I's be yarnin'....I do dat a lot dees days.
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Sixgun--video added--
Replies: 29
Views: 503

Re: Ok Sixgun--video added--

I forgot Six those pockets you mentioned ya better put a 100 dollar bill in each the person that cleans those deserves to get paid well. :wink: :lol: Naaa. I'll just make em wear rubber gloves. My stains are so strong they are liable to eat right through those gloves making your fingers "finger lic...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 351

Re: OK Pitchy...What Are These?

That's cool stuff bud! Nothing much like that around here. We didn't even have fire up here till the 1950's. :D Ain't that somethin'! 1950's you say. Wow. Pitchy told me that they have a new invention in Minnesota that is a small piece of stick and you rub it on your pants and it makes a fire! Geez...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 351

Re: OK Pitchy...What Are These?

Yea Pitchy, maybe so...but this was a time even before crank wringers came out and brown stains went clear through the pants and the chair they sat on. :lol: life was so simple then that some people put 2" holes in the middle of the seat of the chair they were sitting on and put an old piece of card...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 351

Re: OK Pitchy...What Are These?

It's just folk lorelore that Poe was there. We used to have a hunting cabin right down the road from the Eutaw House and I left there a few times not knowing if it was day or night. My dad, always on the lookout for deals on antiques went to the Eutaw House back in the eighties when they were having...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old dog, new tricks
Replies: 18
Views: 260

Re: Old dog, new tricks

THATS where my Burris FF3 is!!!! I was looking for that high and low.....should have known after your visit. Geeze, weren't the Colts enough? Hey! For real, Pops ain't gonna like that stupid looking gizmo on an old rifle. If he sees someone in the woods, he's liable to hide the whole rifle under the...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 351

OK Pitchy...What Are These?

Pitchy, As you are one who appreciates and is knowledgeable on fine antiques, you need to tell me what these are. They are solid copper...except the handles, obviously hand made and come from a time when people had to do their own things in order to survive. The one on the right is Revolutionary War...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Sixgun--video added--
Replies: 29
Views: 503

Re: Ok Sixgun--video added--

Well Jay that tells the story they must be Jacks shorts, he probably forgot to change them and has all four pair on. He was probably admiring his hinny in the mirror and noticed something was wrong. :lol: Well, I've have you boys know that they cannot be my shorts because there are only stains on o...
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey Sixgun
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: Hey Sixgun

Thanks Gunny! For today, you da man! Tomorrow, it will be someone else, probably me. :D
by Tonto
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok Sixgun--video added--
Replies: 29
Views: 503

Re: Ok Sixgun--video added--

That baby works real nice. Is there a spring in the rollers that "gives" when the material gets thicker? Looks like a curved flat spring above the upper roller. The rollers look to be in great shape...original to the machine? Cute apron! I wonder how long it will be before you hook up a motor to dri...
by Tonto
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Truckers and Toll Roads
Replies: 19
Views: 430

Re: Truckers and Toll Roads

Doc, Truckers pay HUGE fees. I've loaded these guys for 43 years and I used to hear horror stories. For instance, the tractor needs a special decal for each state they drive through and these are several hundred dollars a year...each....Turnpike fees are 10x what regular people pay. I'm afraid to th...
by Tonto
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Back From Ohio
Replies: 15
Views: 336

Re: Got Back From Ohio

That's a lot of driving Blaine...anymore I find driving more than 50 miles tiring. Well, you did your compulsory duty with respect and it's back to regular life. I dread the next time I have to do that as there's bad feelings with a few of the parasites in my family. In fact, if I'm asked to go to t...
by Tonto
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help quitting the beer
Replies: 43
Views: 970

Re: Help quitting the beer

That's great Bill! The first week is the hardest and by the end of next week, your gonna feel brand new. After a month, you will kick yourself in the azz for drinking. You won't even want it. It's like if you have not smoked in a while.....you know...the smell of smoke sickens you....same thing.----6