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by fordwannabe
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Y'all should try this goulash recipe
Replies: 15
Views: 296

Re: Y'all should try this goulash recipe

In our family those are called drop biscuits. Sometimes even put some cheese bits in them. Mmmm
by fordwannabe
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Selfies For Men" -- A Handy Guide
Replies: 11
Views: 248

Re: "Selfies For Men" -- A Handy Guide

I took a selfie once...was trying to take a picture of a old rifle....stoopid phone.🤪
Imagine my surprise when I was expecting a lovely, mellowed with age, slim sexy Winchester and all I saw was this mug. Aaarrrgg.
by fordwannabe
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Y'all should try this goulash recipe
Replies: 15
Views: 296

Re: Y'all should try this goulash recipe

Yup yup. What are catheads? Well you know, I KNOW what cat heads are buuuuut?
by fordwannabe
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2169
Views: 30901

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Will get some pics of Ruger this weekend. He has the retrieving gene for sure. He does lose out on bringing the item back sometimes though, as his 115-120 pound Doberman brother is more keeper than retriever. AND SIX, my friend,I had 15 hours of OT this week so far, so your Welcome for those BENs fr...
by fordwannabe
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2169
Views: 30901

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

I am on the same wavelength as you guys ,not really a surprise. I chuckled when MY President cancelled her flight. That is classic business. AND she should have to pay airfare wherever she goes...._OR TAKE HER BROOM!
by fordwannabe
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite 22LR ammunition
Replies: 29
Views: 343

Re: Favorite 22LR ammunition

I have at least a dozen 22’s and I don’t think more than two or three will like any certain brand, so I have a few different brands all the time. It is fun trying to find “the” ammo for a certain gun. I might remind y’all that our own Paco Kelly made a 22 forming tool that can take plain old round t...
by fordwannabe
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: For sale: Leupold Vari-x II 4-12x40
Replies: 0
Views: 60

For sale: Leupold Vari-x II 4-12x40

I have a Leupold Vari-X II (Not VXII). 4-12x40 in nice shape no ring marks good glass. $300.00 I can’t post pictures but have some I can email or text to anyone who wants them. Not really interested in trades at this time. Thanks. Tom
by fordwannabe
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: For sale. Winchester 94AE 45LC
Replies: 1
Views: 109

For sale. Winchester 94AE 45LC

I have a Winchester 94AE in 45 L.C. 20 inch with saddle ring. It is in near new condition. Very nice shape. I can’t post pics but can e-mail or text them to anybody who wants them. $600.00 and I’ll ship it to your ffl as long as he accepts from private seller. Not really interested in trades at this...
by fordwannabe
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DeerZilla....
Replies: 19
Views: 356

Re: DeerZilla....

That’ll make a pile of snack sticks. Well done.
by fordwannabe
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying precious metals......
Replies: 19
Views: 401

Re: Buying precious metals......

I have a couple ounces of gold. A couple pounds of Silver, and just under a ton of lead. Couple hundred pounds of steel too, that has been crafted to help dispose of the lead. Mainly crafted by Winchester, Marlin, Palmetto State Armory, Ruger, .......
by fordwannabe
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You guys stuck it to me this time
Replies: 8
Views: 296

Re: You guys stuck it to me this time

That’s the spirit wolfdog, I was once given two boxes of 45 long colt. Well obviously I had to go out and buy an Uberti to shoot them in. Free ammo can get expensive. Well done Sir.
by fordwannabe
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2169
Views: 30901

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

Yeah Jack it’s snowing here too. I just had Ruger and the other boys out, but it’s his first snow. He was running around like a NUT trying to catch all the snow flakes.
by fordwannabe
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: (sigh)
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Re: (sigh)

Piller I know a whole bunch of people with advanced degrees who shouldn’t be trusted with a pair of scissors. Book smart and smart are NOT the same.
by fordwannabe
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Weaver vs. Vortex opinions?
Replies: 10
Views: 214

Re: Weaver vs. Vortex opinions?

I am a self admitted ring and base snob. I highly recommend Warne medium rings a little more obtrusive but strong like bull. Keep in mind the only contact between whatever scope you pick and that rifle is the rings and bases. I have several 4-5 vortex scopes and am happy with them. I have never been...
by fordwannabe
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: (sigh)
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Re: (sigh)

Those wouldn’t seem so funny if you live or work in Harrisburg Pa. Those may be the head of their class in Harrisburg.
by fordwannabe
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin Loop
Replies: 6
Views: 579

Re: Marlin Loop

I also used the Marlin factory one on a project.
by fordwannabe
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 200 years old
Replies: 12
Views: 339

Re: 200 years old

Ain’t all those two are full of! I’ll leave it at that as this is a family friendly place.
Very cool coin Pitchy.
by fordwannabe
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crazy glue
Replies: 17
Views: 713

Re: Crazy glue

I was caribou hunting in Northern Quebec back in 2005. The workers at camp found out I was a nurse and kept pestering me did I have sutures,like a couple times a day. I finally asked what the big deal was about sutures? Turns out the closest hospital is a four hour HELICOPTER ride. OHHH. I traded a ...
by fordwannabe
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crazy glue
Replies: 17
Views: 713

Re: Crazy glue

I had a day when my timing was slightly off as in supposed to move hand BEFORE very sharp knife gets to that spot. Oweee. Well it cut me pretty good in the web of my right hand. I got it to stop bleeding enough to drive home and Mrs. fordwannabe was napping and due back at the ER in a couple hours s...
by fordwannabe
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2169
Views: 30901

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

FYI I have been reading every word just didn’t seem to have anything to say sometimes. I got the weather forecast yesterday and played reposition the vehicles after church last night. Mustang in next to the garage on “my” side of the driveway then the super duty. Mrs fordwannabe didn’t have to leave...
by fordwannabe
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-1 Garand Campfire
Replies: 2169
Views: 30901

Re: M-1 Garand Campfire

We are to get a wintery mix tonight into tomorrow. I hope the government opens a couple hours late. I still get up at the same time but I love sitting in my living room with a cup of coffee and a wet lab nose in my lap, watching the non-driving SUV owners slide around on ice and wonder why their veh...
by fordwannabe
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stolen Winchester 1892
Replies: 42
Views: 1255

Re: Stolen Winchester 1892

DaveinPa, I looked at the Lebanon pa gun show and did not see it. I then went over to Shyda’s and it wasn’t there either. Sorry but I tried.
by fordwannabe
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Lever Action Recommendations!
Replies: 41
Views: 1275

Re: First Lever Action Recommendations!

As to what Barrel length? The 20 inch is in my opinion the classic, and I love’em. I also like the 26 inchers, but not as handy if you want to go hunting. Winchester 94 in 30-30 pre-1964 is preferable but bring a premium. They feel good though. Right around 1964 they had a couple issues but by the l...
by fordwannabe
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: earthquake casualty
Replies: 29
Views: 963

Re: earthquake casualty

I usually don’t say this to guys but ...nice pair.🤪
I would think it could be fixed but it stinks it has to be.
by fordwannabe
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Story of "The Mayflower Gun" -- A Wheellock
Replies: 15
Views: 617

Re: The Story of "The Mayflower Gun" -- A Wheellock

I have seen this gun at the NRA museum. Oh I wish she could talk. If any of you get a chance it should be a DESTINATION. I got to see the actual Gatling gun JW Used in Rooster Cogburn too.
by fordwannabe
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Lever Action Recommendations!
Replies: 41
Views: 1275

Re: First Lever Action Recommendations!

In MY opinion which usually worth exactly what you paid for it EVERY GUN GUY SHOULD OWN AT LEAST ONE WINCHESTER MODEL 94 IN 30-30. You haven’t experienced gun culture or gun history until you have become intimately associated with one. If this is your first levergun go for the classic. Doesn’t have ...
by fordwannabe
Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restoring a 22 pump action
Replies: 11
Views: 317

Re: Restoring a 22 pump action

First find out what it is, then a firearms disassembly book that covers that 22(several versions of those books available on fleabay usually). With the PROPER screw drivers and other tools, use the book to help you disassemble as far as you are comfortable with, at least the buttstock and forend woo...
by fordwannabe
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stolen Winchester 1892
Replies: 42
Views: 1255

Re: Stolen Winchester 1892

I gotta a guy with a backhoe here in PA. Yes six I was planning on it. I’ll buy the coffee.
by fordwannabe
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how would you like walking up on this
Replies: 32
Views: 864

Re: how would you like walking up on this

There is a law in Montana that snakes must die. It says something like if you see a snake in the open or on the road you have the right to both go your own way BUT if you are picking something up or in the wood pile or heaven forbid at the foot of the steps near the house they must be kilt. Well at ...
by fordwannabe
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "As God Made The Earth..."
Replies: 5
Views: 473

Re: "As God Made The Earth..."

Of you aren’t convinced GOD has a sense of humor you haven’t met enough levergunners yet.
by fordwannabe
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shovels and Rakes and.....
Replies: 29
Views: 1523

Re: Shovels and Rakes and.....

I finally met a snake I really liked....course by the time I met him he had already made a trip through the Nocona boot company and is now a size 15 WIDE :mrgreen:
by fordwannabe
Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Difference Between Men and Women
Replies: 28
Views: 1265

Re: Difference Between Men and Women

My all time favorite on understanding women
Trying to figure out my wife’s brain is like trying to figure out what color the number seven smells like. :shock:
by fordwannabe
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hunting photo time again.
Replies: 20
Views: 549

Re: Hunting photo time again.

Looks like you are having a grand time. Wonderful photos also, as usual. Hoping to add some squirrels to the freezer before the season ends in February.
by fordwannabe
Thu Dec 27, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which of the AR-15 "big bores"
Replies: 43
Views: 1087

Re: Which of the AR-15 "big bores"

I am a SOCOM guy but I wanted to be able to use factory 5.56 mags, and I had 3 45/70’s already and lots of bullets in stock.
by fordwannabe
Thu Dec 27, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Love it.
Replies: 12
Views: 464

Re: Love it.

I wore out a dvd of that movie. The only other movie watched that often is Quigley.
by fordwannabe
Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Retirees, what gets you out of bed in the morning?
Replies: 45
Views: 1003

Re: Retirees, what gets you out of bed in the morning?

Yeah not retired until 2025(but it’s getting closer every day) but what gets me up? Winchester, Marlin, and Ruger! Winchester is a nearly 6 year old chocolate lab, Marlin is a year and a half mobile alarm system that looks suspiciously like a 115 pound Doberman, and Ruger is a 17 week old yellow lab...
by fordwannabe
Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 7
Views: 173

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas all.
by fordwannabe
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers please-pregnant family member
Replies: 25
Views: 470

Re: Prayers please-pregnant family member

UPDATE- she isl out of the hospital and home. The Docs confirmed she is 27 weeks. She is on COMPLETE bed rest buuuut she is doing better as is the baby, the mom and dad aren’t really saying a lot about the whole situation. I however want to thank all who sent prayers and well wishes for the Mom and ...
by fordwannabe
Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request
Replies: 40
Views: 867

Re: Prayer Request

God Bless. Prayers up. I’d be a HOVERING.
by fordwannabe
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Paco Kelly Project
Replies: 22
Views: 685

Re: A Paco Kelly Project

Thank you
by fordwannabe
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 rebore to 375
Replies: 10
Views: 399

Re: 30-30 rebore to 375

My375 is a Marlin and I inspected it pretty well the reciever doesn’t seem any different or the bolt. I would call Jesse Occumbaugh(sp?) at JES reboring as he does this rebore and knows the whats and wherefores.
Great guy also.
by fordwannabe
Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Paco Kelly Project
Replies: 22
Views: 685

Re: A Paco Kelly Project

Anybody have a guesstimate what something like that would cost to do if I provided the basic shotgun ? Ball park? I don’t know if that’s a $500 job or a $5000 job absolutely no clue. but it is really neat.
by fordwannabe
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone Use A Cast 510 Grain In A Marlin 45 70
Replies: 22
Views: 656

Re: Anyone Use A Cast 510 Grain In A Marlin 45 70

I have used a 500 grain bullet in a 1895but in subsonic loads only. They do take up a lot of your powder capacity, no big deal for my usage but depending on what you want to do could be an issue. As to advantage over a 405, in a subsonic load it hits the backing board with noticeably more impact noi...
by fordwannabe
Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Paco Kelly Project
Replies: 22
Views: 685

Re: A Paco Kelly Project

Hey Gunny when you start on yours jot down all your measurements. Tom likey!
by fordwannabe
Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Were You "Naughty Or Nice" As a Kid ? ? ?
Replies: 27
Views: 921

Re: Were You "Naughty Or Nice" As a Kid ? ? ?

Never got a thrashing I didn’t deserve, got away with a couple things I shoulda gotten a thrashing for, but can’t complain one bit. I see kids talking back to their parents and telling the parents they deserve this or that hmmmm. My siblings would have split up my good stuff if I ever did that. I ha...
by fordwannabe
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers please-pregnant family member
Replies: 25
Views: 470

Re: Prayers please-pregnant family member

Thank you all for the prayers, and Doc thanks for the info. I don’t want to try to outthink GOD and as in all things his will be done, but a bunch of old lever gunners asking for his grace might help things go our way.
by fordwannabe
Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surgery done.
Replies: 48
Views: 1335

Re: Surgery done.

Best wishes for speedy recovery.
by fordwannabe
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers please-pregnant family member
Replies: 25
Views: 470

Prayers please-pregnant family member

I have a family member about 6 months along and she has been en hospitalized since yesterday because “ nothing is right”. She has had multiple miscarriages and we need some prayers to pull this baby through a rough patch. I know this group is some praying people so if ya got an extra prayer my relat...
by fordwannabe
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: End of the Bump Stocks
Replies: 14
Views: 608

Re: End of the Bump Stocks

When Jack is right he is right. He is 100 percent correct on this one. Anybody with an AR ever hook their thumb in their belt loop when firing well it does pretty much the same thing as the bump stock. They gonna outlaw belt loops next? Gotta admit this is the first time I have been really disappoin...
by fordwannabe
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A "wildcat" wildcat
Replies: 13
Views: 479

Re: A "wildcat" wildcat

Mainehunter you can rest assured that rifle is well and being cared for👍. I still get a tickle out of people’s faces when they try to figure out what the cartridge is. Thank you.