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by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digital auto charge scales and powder?
Replies: 6
Views: 97

Re: Digital auto charge scales and powder?

I have used a pact electronic scale dispenser combo for years. Other than black, I use it for all powders.
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cabelas
Replies: 25
Views: 341

Re: Cabelas

Six make it 7 times! A couple years ago I walked in to the used gun racks and found an octagon 1892 in 32-20 for $399 ok. Says I. SOLD. COUPLE HOURS to do the paperwork but whatever at that price.
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Kort aka w30wcf - your prayers worked!
Replies: 16
Views: 216

Re: John Kort aka w30wcf - your prayers worked!

Prayers is powerful stuff. Congratulations Jphn, best news of the day. Welcome back.
by fordwannabe
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back again!!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 263

Re: Back again!!!!!

Well God Bless.Jerry. And prayers for a quick recovery.
by fordwannabe
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Bad
Replies: 7
Views: 271

Re: My Bad

Been in a bad mood all day....that is the first time I laughed all day. Thank you
by fordwannabe
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok I'm confused Marlin 1894
Replies: 5
Views: 424

Re: Ok I'm confused Marlin 1894

When I say old barrel, I believe this to be an early 1900's Marlin 1894 barrel. Again it is in 38-40.
by fordwannabe
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Short Rant
Replies: 17
Views: 766

Re: Short Rant

Oh the joys of owning a truck....thats why I went to Nursing school. Sorry bud, hope they get you rolling again soon.
by fordwannabe
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok I'm confused Marlin 1894
Replies: 5
Views: 424

Ok I'm confused Marlin 1894

A couple months ago I was at an auction and bought a frankengun Marlin 1894. It is a 1970's Marlin 1894 straight grip, saddle ring carbine presumably was in 44 mag. It now has a properly marked older Marlin barrel in 38-40. The barrel has all the Marlin firearms lines with address blah blah. Caliber...
by fordwannabe
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 99 questions/comments
Replies: 10
Views: 455

Re: Savage 99 questions/comments

Hey if you want that gun let me know, I live a half hour from that store. If you are ever in the area again pm me and I will spot for the coffee.
by fordwannabe
Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Backpack Gun
Replies: 36
Views: 2209

Re: Backpack Gun

:D Jason I really hope this is as much fun as I think it will. I got a silencerco hybrid so same can for 223 savage bolt Gun, 357 rossi, 44 mag Marlin,35 Remington, 45-70, and 458socom. The takedown feature is pretty cool too. Having a case made for it so scope and both halves will be in a individua...
by fordwannabe
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP TROY GENTRY
Replies: 3
Views: 362

RIP TROY GENTRY

J just heard that Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash this afternoon in New Jersey. Always like their music
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Backpack Gun
Replies: 36
Views: 2209

Re: Backpack Gun

I am In final stages of my machinist.making a good backpack gun almost done but not quite. Marlin 1895 with .a 17.inch barrel, threaded for a suppressor and converted to takedown.Scout scope with QD rings, fiber optic backups, WWG trigger, ejector, and a Large loop also..it was good enough for JW an...
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's About Time
Replies: 22
Views: 515

Re: It's About Time

God Bless guys. Wishing a speedy recovery.
by fordwannabe
Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leather & Revolver Porn
Replies: 5
Views: 374

Re: Leather & Revolver Porn

I also have a model 29 4 inch in a simply rugged pancake, provides much comfort when walking in bear country. Of course mine rides on the correct hip..the left one!
by fordwannabe
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Cabin of Winchesters
Replies: 24
Views: 1202

Re: A Cabin of Winchesters

I believe it's a support pole to hold the weight of the bear...but it sure do look like a squirrel.
by fordwannabe
Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Won't be long now! PICTURES INCLUDED
Replies: 27
Views: 826

Re: Won't be long now!

Congratulations. Well done Winnie. A home rich in love.
by fordwannabe
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Powder for medium 45-70 loads
Replies: 26
Views: 621

Re: Powder for medium 45-70 loads

For easy shooting but lots of power a 350 grain cast bullet with 10.- 11.0 grains of Unique is pretty hard to beat. What's the rifle?
by fordwannabe
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a new security system tonight
Replies: 29
Views: 911

Re: Got a new security system tonight

One week update. Well ol Winchester was not really sure about this thing I brought home last friday. Very standoffish, probably afraid he was being replaced with a newer model. Now that he has had to assume the big brother role, all is Well with the world. They run and play, lay on top of each other...
by fordwannabe
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not a problem with this bunch here...
Replies: 10
Views: 467

Re: Not a problem with this bunch here...

My wife is a big girl, 18 years as a cop. Wanna mess with her, more power to ya. My bouncing baby boy 24 years old 6 foot four 265pound weight lifter with a stubborn side he must have gotten from his Mother. Wanna mess with him, haha hah, go ahead can I watch? I'll bring the first aid kit. Mess with...
by fordwannabe
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Kort
Replies: 9
Views: 518

Re: John Kort

Well that is the best news I'be had all day. Prayers will continue. I always say prayers is powerful stuff. My maternal grandmother used to say that, and she should know...closest thing to an Angel I ever met.
by fordwannabe
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hurricane Harvey
Replies: 17
Views: 723

Re: Hurricane Harvey

Agreed. 30-36 inches of rain....kinda Noahaesque. God Bless them and keep them safe.
by fordwannabe
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not a problem with this bunch here...
Replies: 10
Views: 467

Re: Not a problem with this bunch here...

Oh I can express it...just won't even come close to passing the censorship on any website. Outta be kicked in jewels with pointy cowboy boots for an attention getter and start the discussion of their evil ways after that!
by fordwannabe
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10/22 Backpacker
Replies: 17
Views: 540

Re: 10/22 Backpacker

Jason be very careful once you get the first taste it is very addictive. I have a silencerco hybrid in ATFE jail now. Main weapon will be my 1895 45/70 takedown, but because of the design will also be used on 35remington, 357 rossi 1892, 223 savage boltgun, and 458socom AR, and a 1911. ONE taxstamp ...
by fordwannabe
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not a problem with this bunch here...
Replies: 10
Views: 467

Re: Not a problem with this bunch here...

Well Marlin will not end up like that!
by fordwannabe
Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10/22 Backpacker
Replies: 17
Views: 540

Re: 10/22 Backpacker

I have a Warlock 22 suppressor that I use. The only reason I use a detachable suppressor is I switch it between guns. I have 2 10/22's, a Ruger MARK II handgun , a Henry 001 large loop, and a Savage 22 bolt gun all threaded, and use the same suppressor on each, depending on the application. Just ano...
by fordwannabe
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10/22 Backpacker
Replies: 17
Views: 540

Re: 10/22 Backpacker

I have one of those with the threaded muzzle and I carry a craftsman wrench of the appropriate size to remove that flash hider when other things need mounted on those threads. Notice how there is an extra sleeve in that backpack? I used a set of warne qd rings and a Vortex crossfire II on mine. QD r...
by fordwannabe
Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CPAP question
Replies: 8
Views: 347

Re: CPAP question

There is a new one on the market advertised as a mobile unit. Has a rechargeable battery built in, something along the size of a pack of cigarettes and has multiple recharge options. HOWEVER my CRS is at full tilt and cant remember the name of it. Let me check around and get back to you. Another opt...
by fordwannabe
Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a new security system tonight
Replies: 29
Views: 911

Re: Got a new security system tonight

Rescue was our first choice but what I wanted was not available immediately, and, BIG AND HERE, the entire adoption process around HERE, makes you feel like you are a criminal animal abuser, until you can prove you arent. Listen I take better care of my dogs than a lot of people take of their kids. ...
by fordwannabe
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a new security system tonight
Replies: 29
Views: 911

Re: Got a new security system tonight

I have a couple good pics but can't post them. If somebody will let me send them the pics and then post them for me, I'M all in.
by fordwannabe
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bring Back Public Floggings & Hangings
Replies: 12
Views: 498

Re: Bring Back Public Floggings & Hangings

I do feel your pain as I have had 2 different episodes of scams of my finances. Flogging may be too good for them...but it might make the others think twice about doing it. Bastagdes.
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by fordwannabe
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my new used 2016 ride......
Replies: 17
Views: 640

Re: my new used 2016 ride......

Goodyear eagle RSA 255 18's.
by fordwannabe
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a new security system tonight
Replies: 29
Views: 911

Re: Got a new security system tonight

Yeah I hear there are people with spotless homes and no dogs...WELL THAT AINT US. I try to keep up but with two labs and now a puppy, its a losing battle. Mrs fordwannabe works full time as a prison nurse supervisor, every other weekend as an ER nurse, and volunteers two days a week at the free clin...
by fordwannabe
Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a new security system tonight
Replies: 29
Views: 911

Re: Got a new security system tonight

Hunter was first but when the old doberman was picked out MRS FORDWANNABE named him, JMB.
by fordwannabe
Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my new used 2016 ride......
Replies: 17
Views: 640

Re: my new used 2016 ride......

That is a very cool car. I have an 09 mustang GT had injectors, cold air system, and a stage II tune installed didn't touch internals got 408hp to the rear wheels. Yesterday had to buy new tires for it...again. :mrgreen:
by fordwannabe
Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1886 Winne, yea or nay
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: 1886 Winne, yea or nay

I am very much trying to straighten out finances prior to retirement in 7years ....and I would jump all over that! As a matter of fact if you decide it is not for you please pm me his contact information. Thanks. Tom
by fordwannabe
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a new security system tonight
Replies: 29
Views: 911

Got a new security system tonight

A couple months ago our much loved doberman had a stroke and had to be put down. Mrs. fordwannabe has.not gotten over the loss. We have decided no more dogs. I just surprised her with our new security system though 12 weeks old black and tan with full ears and going 100.Miles an hour. Mrs.fordwannab...
by fordwannabe
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Browning grade II quarter cock
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: Browning grade II quarter cock

I have held this Rifle and it is very nice.
by fordwannabe
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee "Quick Trim"
Replies: 15
Views: 774

Re: Lee "Quick Trim"

I just flip the lee ringbl upside down and use the flat part against the press and the o-ring holds it in place on the die body.
by fordwannabe
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new Henry on the way!
Replies: 10
Views: 452

Re: new Henry on the way!

You will be a happy camper. I have a Henry 22, and a octagon 22 magnum. My brother has one in 45 colt All good guns.
by fordwannabe
Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modest 350gr .45-70 loads
Replies: 7
Views: 384

Re: Modest 350gr .45-70 loads

Try unique 10-11.0 grains shoots very nice.
by fordwannabe
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yet Another Knife Project
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: Yet Another Knife Project

The spline was used as a soft defence against other knives in a knife fight. Older bowies will often have a brass section on the back of the blade then a severely curved guard that could catch the other guys knife and lock his blade into your knife. I have heard that it was also a way to dampen the ...
by fordwannabe
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 1199

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

Congratulations Jack. My wife and I are going to a drive in movie in Northampton on Saturday night. Me my best girl and her king ranch crew cab. After the Oaks Pa gunshow.
by fordwannabe
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 1199

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

Once again the sixgun method is alive and well. When I arrived home tonight the envelope was in the mail. Inside a check for the amount stated AND an unexpected also unnecessary picture of a founding father. Mike is aokay to deal with. Thanks Mike.
by fordwannabe
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found the Camillus Barlow 51
Replies: 31
Views: 2970

Re: Found the Camillus Barlow 51

You guys do realizenl he posted that in 2012, right?
by fordwannabe
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 1199

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

Jack you have a pm.
by fordwannabe
Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 carbine or rifle?
Replies: 23
Views: 1074

Re: Winchester 94 carbine or rifle?

Dont mean to be an azz but kInd a like asking which of your kids is better. For some things the carbine carries oh so nice. Other times that heft and long barrel are the bee's knees. But being strong willed and only really needing one or the other I chose...several of each! Oh Lordy, I have been aff...
by fordwannabe
Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need prayer on a different subject.
Replies: 16
Views: 506

Re: Need prayer on a different subject.

I pray for God to give you peace first, all the other will fall into place. If God is your co-pilot..your in the wrong seat! Blessings.
I started my nursing career on orthopedic floor, you will ask yourself at some point why you waited so long.
by fordwannabe
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More on 44-40 exploring reloading
Replies: 24
Views: 1372

Re: More on 44-40 exploring reloading

I am following this with much interest, please keep updating us with your results. Thanks. TOM