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by fordwannabe
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: September....
Replies: 17
Views: 206

Re: September....

We do not have much in the way of wabbit in my area either. We have a boatload of coyote though. Hmmm wonder if that is connected??? Nah a coyote wouldn’t eat a wabbit....would they? :shock:
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Mr. F. Ordwannabe believes that would be fun because t I am willing to bet I will be gainfully employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at that time.
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Well then I must be wrong because we all KNOW the press research’s all thing to the ninth degree. Got a going to the range with my full auto double barrel.
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Ok Gunny you asked for it. Pursuant to Mr. Gunny Mack’s (hereafter referred to as the defendant) improper spelling of the term Pitot ( a mechanical device used to measure the speed of the fluids or gases passing through it), and his total disregard for the seriousness of this charge, he is being sue...
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Today (9/18/2019) is PACO'S BIRTHDAY!
Replies: 18
Views: 145

Re: Today (9/18/2019) is PACO'S BIRTHDAY!

Yup ditto. And thanks for the 22 reforming tool. I love that thing.
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

PITOT tube. Named after the French guy who invented it.Heck I did learn sumthin when my Daddy paid all that money for me to go to airplane mechanic school.
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester M100/M1895 questions
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Winchester M100/M1895 questions

I would ask the seller for his own good, to have the chamber cast. It is a very small fee from any good Gunny and the peace of mind priceless. Being able to tell whoever buys it, exactly what caliber it is, would be worth the cost to me. What if he sells it and somebody believes it to be XX caliber ...
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 70 gift today
Replies: 14
Views: 279

Re: Winchester Model 70 gift today

Sorry Chuck! He’s been to my house a couple time so DIBs🤪
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

I had thought about the flexi tip and the SST just didn’t get around to it yet. I have a full time (plus) job unlike two of the members of the peanut gallery :lol: The real issue is the bad eyes. I put a email out to Colorado this morning to see if Mr. Pearson’s no drill scope mount could be modifie...
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

The 33 was shot at 50 yards and The limiting factor is my ability to see a paper target at that range with these glasses. I think I can get the 32 to shoot with more work. I have settled on a load for both my “buck gun” and my “doe gun” for this year and I need to spend a couple range sessions. With...
by fordwannabe
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Weeeelll after work tonight I did get to go to the range. I shot my new to me slug barrel on my mossberg 500 so so but didn’t have it bore sighted so wasted most of the slugs getting it in the bullseye. Now that I am sighted in I am gonna go get 5 different kinds of slugs and see what it likes most....
by fordwannabe
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1873 help
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Winchester 1873 help

Yup coyote nose we got an original link off eBay. It arrived last Saturday and tonight we got it all put back together and 4 of us got to shoot some buffalo bore black powder loads through it. All worked great.
by fordwannabe
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 70 gift today
Replies: 14
Views: 279

Re: Winchester Model 70 gift today

You get all the good stuff!
Congratulations Tom
by fordwannabe
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 73 toggle links, renewed
Replies: 6
Views: 137

Re: 73 toggle links, renewed

I tried to get the gun owner to go for those but he was against it right from the get go. The original one arrived yesterday but the gun is at my buddies shop, so Tuesday we will know if it works out.
Congratulations on parts that fit.
by fordwannabe
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Yeah. Off I go. Seems a CNA rolled a lady out of her bed during incontinence care yesterday and she hit her head on the bedside table, resulting in a bleeding vessel in the brain. About and hour and a half ride. Craig Morgan sang “what I love about Sunday’s” I don’t remember brain bleeds and probabl...
by fordwannabe
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Congratulations Jack! Well done.
by fordwannabe
Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ted Williams M100 Scout Rifle?
Replies: 16
Views: 363

Re: Ted Williams M100 Scout Rifle?

Don’t forget the scope base made by Mr Peterson or Peterson that uses the original screw holes and the rear sight dove tail to mount a scope in the scout configuration. I have on one a 1892 and one on a 1894. Sixgun also has one or two. I find them to be stable and very serviceable items. About $75 ...
by fordwannabe
Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

We used that old truck of mine to pull and at times push 18 wheeler tractors around the yard. Good motor good tranny good cooling system good electrical,bad brakes (just too small for 36’s and 38’s) and it had the HD Dana 44 but still a little light for what we were doing with it. I kept two spare f...
by fordwannabe
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

You guys are making me miss my old half ton f150. It was a wheeling machine. Around here we mostly do mud and a little rocking. Was 1977 with a transplanted 460 with 550 dyno’d horses and enough torque to pull a house. A 6 inch lift with first 36 then 38 swamppers. Had an automatic with a aftermarke...
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

No recoil spring. It cocks on pushing the slide closed and locks in place. You must depress a lever on the side to release the slide and extract the fired case and load the next one. The guy from forgotten weapons on YouTube did a feature on them. He displayed the early model which came with a thumb...
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well that stinks!
Replies: 16
Views: 427

Re: Well that stinks!

Jason keep smiling(it drives people with a guilty conscience crazy wondering what you are up to). Don’t let a male cow and Pelosi move by them bring you to their level.
I was self employed once but my boss was too Big a jerk to keep working for :shock:

Good luck in whatever your next move is.
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Fiala was a famous explorer even went to Africa on Teddy Roosevelt’s expedition. He was planning a polar expedition and was convinced a true semi auto 22 of the day would not function in Arctic conditions. He had discussions with a designer and made a manually operated clip fed 22 pistol that looks ...
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Listening to these idiots I might as well give Gunny my mustang AND my 25-20 at least he will appreciate them. Since I have known him ol Six has said that good guns find people who appreciate them. Weeelllll yesterday I took an unusual firearm(a Fiala pistol) to the local gunshop to show it to the y...
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin .410 with an interesting feature
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Re: Marlin .410 with an interesting feature

I can’t believe you would even contemplate shooting something like that! I am ashamed of you. JUST because I like you, if you send it to me I will get rid of it for you.That way there is no evidence of your indiscretions.
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1873 help
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Winchester 1873 help

Bob is about 7 miles from me. I have done much business with him. The owner of the 1873 and Bob were friends many years ago. They had a falling out at some point, and I have VERY EXPLICIT instructions that we will cut this ;&(@&(@ rifle up, before we give that (&$):) a penny. Well that narrowed my o...
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Budwiser 9/11 Tribute Commercial Aired Only Once
Replies: 4
Views: 208

Re: Budwiser 9/11 Tribute Commercial Aired Only Once

I actually got goosebumps. Thanks for sharing and NEVER Forget or forgive.
by fordwannabe
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1873 help
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Winchester 1873 help

Working on a 1873 SRC for a buddy of mine. Gun is an original made late in the 19 century and it is a 44wcf. Gun seems pretty good, needed some springs and a good cleaning. His chief complaint was it didn’t operate right. Well I figured out that somebody(probably just to sell it) replaced one of the...
by fordwannabe
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Trust me guys that Blackhawk is a thing of beauty and no it isn’t mine but I get to load for it....
by fordwannabe
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: German Stalking Rifle (JG Anschutz) in 8.15x46R
Replies: 13
Views: 297

Re: German Stalking Rifle (JG Anschutz) in 8.15x46R

All it needs now is to take a rasp to that stock and get rid of the painful looking hump and a 3 foot long 24 power scope and then you’ll have a winner.😂 Kidding just kidding.
Very beautiful example of craftsmanship.
by fordwannabe
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BIDS.....an interesting proposal....
Replies: 3
Views: 220

Re: BIDS.....an interesting proposal....

Doc, that makes Waaaaay to much sense to actually be put into use by a GOVERNMENT.
by fordwannabe
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medicare
Replies: 25
Views: 399

Re: Medicare

Prayers up Pitchy.
by fordwannabe
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hello guys i am checkvil
Replies: 10
Views: 281

Re: hello guys i am checkvil

Well Hello! A word of warning though, don’t ask the f you should buy this leverguns or that levergun because this is an enablers forum and SOMEONE will say BOTH. Mostly good guys on here enjoy and welcome.
by fordwannabe
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

And up where Jay is there aren’t many deer but they are BIG
by fordwannabe
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1A
Replies: 30
Views: 546

Re: M1A

Kinda like this Pitchy.
by fordwannabe
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK, I just talked myself into a project.
Replies: 7
Views: 186

Re: OK, I just talked myself into a project.

In August I bought a primo 1951 model 94 in 32WS from the Hamburg Cabela’s for $425.
by fordwannabe
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A parable
Replies: 7
Views: 320

Re: A parable

Ah but sheepdogs DONT CARE WHAT SHEEP THINK.
Sheepdogs know that sheep are too dumb to protect themselves so they must herd the sheep to safety even if the sheep don’t want to go.
by fordwannabe
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are YOU a member of this Domestic Terror Organization...?
Replies: 24
Views: 471

Re: Are YOU a member of this Domestic Terror Organization...?

I am with Bill on this. I have the appropriate words but was taught not to use them in front of women and children, and I would be banned from the whole internet for typing them. How do these Dingleberries look at themselves in the mirror. STUPID just doesn’t quite cover it. I really and truly am be...
by fordwannabe
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Yes, we did.
by fordwannabe
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1A
Replies: 30
Views: 546

Re: M1A

I have a walnut, birch, synthetic, and my favorite an original E2 for mine. All share a fiberglass handguard.
by fordwannabe
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A parable
Replies: 7
Views: 320

Re: A parable

If that wasn’t so true it would be funny. Fortunately there are some sheep dogs out there!
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 158 grains out of a '22' levergun.....
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Re: 158 grains out of a '22' levergun.....

I’ll help ya out. I will give $100 for it.
by fordwannabe
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

Dad used to make turtle vegetable soup in a old navy pot big enough bathe a small dog in.
by fordwannabe
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

That’s gonna be a really small bowl of soup.
by fordwannabe
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just got to meet Gunnymack
Replies: 12
Views: 139

Re: Just got to meet Gunnymack

Oh the brisket was HORRIBLE! I bet you’re glad you didn’t have to have any. 11 hours at 230 degrees just awful.
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by fordwannabe
Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just got to meet Gunnymack
Replies: 12
Views: 139

Re: Just got to meet Gunnymack

Sorry you got in 78 snafu l. Brisket is sitting in an ice cooler (no ice) for another 30 minutes. FOUR!
by fordwannabe
Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry AR 7, anyone have one?
Replies: 30
Views: 471

Re: Henry AR 7, anyone have one?

The trunk of my mustang has a S&W model 10 and a Ruger 10/22 takedown with extra mags and ammunition. My superduty alternates between a custom marlin in 35 Remington and a stock as a rock Marlin in 44 mag and a Glock 23 in the center console. I had a charter arms AR7 years ago but was more impressed...
by fordwannabe
Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just got to meet Gunnymack
Replies: 12
Views: 139

Just got to meet Gunnymack

I was fortunate enough to meet up with GunnyMack today. He was in my neck of the woods for a ZZ bird shoot and we met in the parking lot of a store, about 8 miles from my house. I had a good time and enjoyed it a lot (I would have said immensely but then I would be accused of being too cultured). Ve...
by fordwannabe
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yes, there are 300 coyote skulls in this photo....
Replies: 17
Views: 671

Re: Yes, there are 300 coyote skulls in this photo....

I was thinking along the same lines as Val. I know they have a place but I believe it is my duty help as many as possible find a place underground.
by fordwannabe
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My levergun addiction
Replies: 8
Views: 281

Re: My levergun addiction

I hear ya. I have always had a couple leverguns but in the last 10 years it has gotten bad. I had milsurp when that was a cheap way to have a gun collection. Mauser’s, SMLE’s from everywhere, 03A3’s,a level, a MAS, a couple Garand’s. I had a room full of them and went to gun shows to find just the r...
by fordwannabe
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 426
Views: 4092

Re: The Gun Room

I AM CULTURAL? Jay if you only knew. Remember I lived in the BURBs of LaGrange Me. And was first married to a Maniac. AND she was born and raised in Maine too.