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by awp101
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fundamental Weirdness...
Replies: 31
Views: 878

Re: Fundamental Weirdness...

I go on a walkabout for a couple of years, come back for a visit and this is the first topic I open in General Discussion.

Good to see things haven't changed much... :lol:
by awp101
Sat Aug 03, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

piller wrote: .38, .39, whatever it took. (line delivered by Terri Garr)
220?
220, 221 whatever it takes. :lol:

Oh no! It's K-K-K-Ken c-c-c-oming to k-k-kill me! How are you going to c-c-c-atch me K-K-Ken? :mrgreen:
by awp101
Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Semi auto bolt actions
Replies: 7
Views: 807

Semi auto bolt actions

Nope, haven't lost my mind. I know it's around here somewhere, so it's not lost... :P http://www.forgottenweapons.com/rifles/snabb-semiauto-conversion/ The Snabb was well balanced, simple and rugged design that was intended as a low cost alternative to replacing large stocks of bolt action rifles wi...
by awp101
Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 74, what do we know about them?
Replies: 14
Views: 976

Re: Winchester 74, what do we know about them?

They made over 400,000, in both 22LR and 22Short. Accurate and fun At one time I had one of each and the "accurate and fun" part is very true. I suppose I should put one on the "re-acquire" list... :roll: I just looked at the ad in the link. 99GBP (sorry, no "Pound" symbol on my keyboard that I can...
by awp101
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

What are you gonna do? What I do best. I'm gonna kill 'em. Anyone that was involved. Anybody who profited from it. Anybody who opens their eyes at me. Here's how it is: The Earth got used up, so we moved out and terraformed a whole new galaxy of Earths. Some rich and flush with the new technologies,...
by awp101
Sat Jul 20, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday earlmck.
Replies: 14
Views: 502

Re: Happy Birthday earlmck.

Dang, the story of my life: a day late and a dollar short. So don't be expecting that dollar... :lol:

Hope it was a good'un! :mrgreen:
by awp101
Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

steve817 wrote:Van Leek: darn, boy! You shot him in the back.

Billy Ray Smith: Well, his back was to me!

Van Leek: [laughing] Oh, yeah. I forgot.
El Diablo? If so, I haven't thought about that in a longer time than They Live! :lol:
by awp101
Tue Jul 16, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

Alright you Primitive Screwheads, listen up! You see this? This... is my boomstick! The twelve-gauge double-barreled Remington. S-Mart's top of the line. You can find this in the sporting goods department. That's right, this sweet baby was made in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Retails for about a hundred ...
by awp101
Tue Jul 16, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

Creasy's art is death - and he's about to paint his masterpiece. Voy a hacer preguntas. Si no responder de forma completa y veraz, vas a sufrir mucho más de lo que tiene que hacer. Me voy a cortar los dedos. Uno por uno, si tengo que. That's what everybody keeps saying. "I'm just a professional". E...
by awp101
Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

Boy, it sure would be nice if we had some grenades, don't you think?

So no more runnin'. I aim to misbehave.

She is startin' to damage my calm.
by awp101
Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

What knockers!

Sank you Doktor!

Yeah, that's a big player at our house as well... :lol:
by awp101
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

2ndovc wrote: "Someone's got to ride back to town and bring back a S load of dimes."

jb 8)
Y'all are actin' like it's 120 degrees! Cain't be more'n 114!

It's my privilege and honor to present you with this laurel and hardy handshake...

:mrgreen:
by awp101
Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

YOU'RE GOING THE WRONG WAY!

How do they know where we're going? :?
Thank you!
by awp101
Sun Jul 14, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

That's a lot of woman there. Beautiful, classy, and guts. Hard enough to kill ya and soft enough to change ya. Nothing is for always. Except death. Ask Fierro. Ask Francisco. Ask those in the cemetery of nameless men. You're gonna have to get over this nasty habit of always losing your pants. It's n...
by awp101
Sun Jul 14, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Belgian Browning T Bolt
Replies: 13
Views: 580

Re: Belgian Browning T Bolt

Marvin S wrote:Belgium mfg receiver sight no salt wood, it's got it all.
Yup! The only thing it could possibly need is my address on the box... :mrgreen:
by awp101
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

bulldog1935 wrote:then here's another obscure one for you.

Are you blind?
Yeah - what's your excuse?
Nope, no idea... :?
by awp101
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Out untill 3am,,,,,
Replies: 14
Views: 827

Re: Out untill 3am,,,,,

:mrgreen:
by awp101
Sat Jul 13, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a lot
Replies: 104
Views: 4475

Re: I'm not a very good shot you see, and this Evans holds a

bulldog1935 wrote:I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick a.s... and I'm all out of bubblegum.
Wow. I haven't thought about that movie in 20 years or so... :lol:
by awp101
Sat Jul 13, 2013 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Use enough gun !
Replies: 20
Views: 1250

Re: Use enough gun !

Yodar wrote:AWP101's picture is that of a B-26 Martin
Yeah, I probably should edit that to make clear I was showing a similar set up and the smoker taking a drag. :oops:
by awp101
Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Use enough gun !
Replies: 20
Views: 1250

Re: Use enough gun !

It is a B24 and it does fly Well I'll be! I didn't know they had a 24 and that it was airworthy! The last I heard (more than a few years ago) there were only two left flying, Diamond Lil and All-American/The Dragon and His Tail (IIRC both names were used at various times). Yes, that is a Heinkel He...
by awp101
Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Use enough gun !
Replies: 20
Views: 1250

Re: Use enough gun !

Excuse me for being unknowledgeable on such matter. What kind is it? B-24? :oops: To the people in the know, is the glass on the front bullet proof or did those guys just pray? neat pics----------6 More likely a B25 Mitchell. For the second part: http://i658.photobucket.com/albums/uu306/awp101_2009...
by awp101
Fri Jul 12, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I lied to the forum-look what it cost me
Replies: 15
Views: 847

Re: I lied to the forum-look what it cost me

vancelw wrote:Well, best intentions of mice and men...
AKA: No plan survives first contact... :lol:

Those Kimbers are sweet. I haven't got to fire one but I drooled over a couple at the range when the smallbore BR guys and I were there at the same time.
by awp101
Thu Jul 11, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Does Chuck Think...
Replies: 13
Views: 599

Re: What Does Chuck Think...

We'd better get with the program before we make spectacles of ourselves, no?
by awp101
Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Does Chuck Think...
Replies: 13
Views: 599

Re: What Does Chuck Think...

BlaineG wrote:The optical choice?
Blaine, yer seeing things again...
by awp101
Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the fans of inter-war commercial aviation
Replies: 13
Views: 1102

Re: For the fans of inter-war commercial aviation

What's not to like about a DeHaviland DH89 Dragon Rapide? Love the skirted tires. http://www.airpowerworld.info/trainers/de-havilland-dh-89a-dragon-rapide.jpg Nothing wrong with them in my eyes! :mrgreen: Their Gipsy Queen inverted 6 cylinder engine was a very interesting design. http://upload.wiki...
by awp101
Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the fans of inter-war commercial aviation
Replies: 13
Views: 1102

Re: For the fans of inter-war commercial aviation

BlaineG wrote:What is that small prop, left top wing, near the cabin supposed to be for? Air Speed?
Might be for an electric generator but I'm just winging it here...
by awp101
Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the fans of inter-war commercial aviation
Replies: 13
Views: 1102

For the fans of inter-war commercial aviation

Yeah, probably a pretty small sub-set but still very cool footage (IMO :wink: )

http://youtu.be/hcipePfQXKQ
by awp101
Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My wife told me I resemble this...
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: My wife told me I resemble this...

Ysabel Kid wrote: My wife can't understand how I can possibly have so many posts here, or how I can survive in sales, as she says I am one of the most anti-social people she knows!
Ah, I see you married a social butterfly as well... :lol:
by awp101
Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My wife told me I resemble this...
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: My wife told me I resemble this...

jeepnik wrote:Where can I get some of those cards?
Dunno. She Who Puts Up With Me found it on Stalker Central, errr I mean Facebook. I had her email it to me then I saved it to the magic black box.

I also printed it out and hung it above my bench at work... :mrgreen:
by awp101
Sat Jun 29, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: why not?
Replies: 37
Views: 1507

Re: why not?

If I were to get another G3/CETME style rifle, it would be from PTR. The Century CETME I had was OK but I traded into it for not much and the bugs were already worked out. I already had a FAL and that's what I stuck with and swapped into 50.64 configuration like this one: http://i658.photobucket.com...
by awp101
Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We have a problem here
Replies: 26
Views: 1254

Re: We have a problem here

Yes that's an issue. Save yourself some heartache and grief by boxing it up and shipping it to me ASAP. I'll suffer the frustration of making it shoot properly again so you don't have to.

It may take years for it to happen though... :mrgreen:
by awp101
Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 525

Re: Looking for Advice

3. This is the most interesting option to me, which is to put a 9mm top end on it. Who makes a good one? I've looked into doing this a couple of times off and on over the years and it's more than just a top end swap. At a minimum the ejector has to be changed as well and maybe some other items but ...
by awp101
Fri Jun 28, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If I were looking for a scope for a 32-20....
Replies: 21
Views: 503

Re: If I were looking for a scope for a 32-20....

Yes, But it is dated technology. I have a feeling you are trying to acheive a " look ". It looks exactly like this: http://pictures.gunauction.com/561770/12165440/p6190017.jpg_thumbnail0.jpg Very nice, I like it very much! http://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/images/smilies/sthumb.gif http://i658.p...
by awp101
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Send Paco a Sympathy Card
Replies: 9
Views: 629

Re: Send Paco a Sympathy Card

Thanks...
by awp101
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who knows Ruger Blackhawks well?
Replies: 130
Views: 2681

Re: Who knows Ruger Blackhawks well?

Mescalero wrote: He used termonology,
sentence structure,
spelling,
etc,
Like English was a second language,
Hell, I've been accused of that but I suppose Texan is my first language anyway... :lol:
by awp101
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who knows Ruger Blackhawks well?
Replies: 130
Views: 2681

Re: Who knows Ruger Blackhawks well?

olyinaz wrote: "Did you get the vector, Victor?"

"Roger, Roger."
We have clearance Clarence.
Image

The white zone is for loading and unloading only.... :mrgreen:
by awp101
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mescalero, I want your opinion.
Replies: 12
Views: 678

Re: Mescalero, I want your opinion.

Can not! Image

Well, not until a few more projects get done... :lol:
by awp101
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Old Gerber Guardian Combat Knife....
Replies: 26
Views: 1051

Re: The Old Gerber Guardian Combat Knife....

I have a MkII IIRC. I'll have to dig it out and see... :?
by awp101
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mescalero, I want your opinion.
Replies: 12
Views: 678

Re: Mescalero, I want your opinion.

All this .358 talk has the itch for a .358 Win or 9.3x57 Mauser build returning...STOP IT! :lol:
by awp101
Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BIRTHDAYS should I post?
Replies: 24
Views: 581

Re: BIRTHDAYS should I post?

Gobblerforge wrote:It's never a bad thing to be nice.
Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
-Mark Twain

:wink:
by awp101
Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Cute Is This ?
Replies: 56
Views: 2296

Re: How Cute Is This ?

AJMD429 wrote:This would be more compact, and hold more rounds... :twisted:

Image
Local shop has one of those. Outside of the $210 price, I guess I don't "get it"...
by awp101
Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Side lever concept???
Replies: 16
Views: 643

Re: Side lever concept???

Rusty wrote:Jr reminds me all the time that I don't shoot what I have now.
Who says it's all about the shooting? Sometimes it's just the having it that gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling. :mrgreen:
by awp101
Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Side lever concept???
Replies: 16
Views: 643

Re: Side lever concept???

AFAIK Gibbs, et al built theirs on the Siamese model but I won't swear no other models were used... :lol: My rememberer kicked in this afternoon and it reminded me Navy Arms and/or Gibbs used the No4 Enfield (or maybe the No5 Jungle Carbine) to build .45-70s as well. I know where I can pick up a No...
by awp101
Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Side lever concept???
Replies: 16
Views: 643

Re: Side lever concept???

AFAIK Gibbs, et al built theirs on the Siamese model but I won't swear no other models were used... :lol:
by awp101
Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Side lever concept???
Replies: 16
Views: 643

Re: Side lever concept???

A Siamese Mauser works very well too...
by awp101
Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cowboy Dies Causing Problem
Replies: 30
Views: 1112

Re: Cowboy Dies Causing Problem

Cowboy Dies Causing Problem I first thought of probate problems.....Who gets the horse.... :oops: :oops: My first thought also - I guess we think alike. Never been so frightened in my life. Add me to the list :D :D :D You folks ain't right...which is why I fit right in and like y'all so much! :lol:
by awp101
Fri Jun 07, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1894 .44 and .45 Colt questions
Replies: 22
Views: 1279

Re: Marlin 1894 .44 and .45 Colt questions

Yes, Numrich has the 20" round .45 Colt barrels in stock for $111. :mrgreen: I changed the topic title to reflect a .44M 1894 question. Several, including myself, have commented on the recoil of the .44M out of these carbines. The one I had a few years ago wasn't an obnoxious recoiler but it was unc...
by awp101
Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1894 .44 and .45 Colt questions
Replies: 22
Views: 1279

Re: Marlin 1894 .45 Colt question

Doc, that may be a solution and it might be THE solution as I could swap calibers as I saw fit (or according to ammo availability). And I already have an action wrench I made for Martini Cadets. Which happen to be close in size to the Marlin and have very straight sides as well...
by awp101
Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1894 .44 and .45 Colt questions
Replies: 22
Views: 1279

Re: Marlin 1894 .45 Colt question

Thanks Joe and trapper, that gives me some model numbers to search with. :mrgreen: Chuck, that's perzactly what I'm looking for, a 20" round barrel. I've had one or two 24" (IIRC) CBs and am not opposed to another (especially if the round barrels are unobtainium/stupid money) but they always felt no...