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by OldWin
Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Yeah I need to get some shootin in too.
Been itchin to run some through my old 66 Smith. I've always wanted a 4" 686. Man! The prices now are crazy on the old ones. Shouldn't have waited so long. :cry:
by OldWin
Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Sorry to hear, Gunny. That's never good.
by OldWin
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A mans wiener roaster
Replies: 15
Views: 327

Re: A mans wiener roaster

Hey, your mind is in the gutter! :D

Good job buddy!
by OldWin
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A mans wiener roaster
Replies: 15
Views: 327

Re: A mans wiener roaster

Haha pretty neat buddy! :D
by OldWin
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Easter
Replies: 11
Views: 101

Re: Happy Easter

Happy Easter all!
by OldWin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Sorry your YJ got away, Gunny.

Red is a first year TJ, a 97. The Rubicon is a first year TJ Rubicon, an 03.
by OldWin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Yeah Gunny, it's either snow or mud, depending on where you're standing. Well, dug out "Old Red" yesterday. I put some trick new derlin door bushings in my Rubicon last year. I ordered a set for Old Red at the same time. Still has the originals from 97 with 175k on em. By 2006, the drivers door had ...
by OldWin
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger Handgun //// UPDATED
Replies: 18
Views: 544

Re: New Ruger Handgun

Hey! A Ruger Frontier Scout.....without the half cock. :D Looks heavy, however. I know I'm the only one, but I never cared for Ruger .22 revolvers. The single six is too heavy for a .22. The Bearcat is too small. And I only like the 3 screws. I do have a .22/45 Lite that I like. That's why I always ...
by OldWin
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M-16 Adoption by the Military
Replies: 16
Views: 416

Re: M-16 Adoption by the Military

Thank you for your service, Steve. And thanks to all others here who served.
Any job in VN was "tough sleddin". Had many friends and relatives there, and learned what I could of the experience from them and many books. I was just a young boy when it was going.
A raw deal, both there and here.
by OldWin
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You guys with Winchester 76s ...
Replies: 8
Views: 305

Re: You guys with Winchester 76s ...

The 76 is a beautiful rifle. I don't own one, but I have an 86, 71, and had an 1881 Marlin.
I find I rarely use these rifles in the field due to the size and weight, however.

Shasta,
Very pretty! Best of luck with your load development.
by OldWin
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bow saws
Replies: 19
Views: 280

Re: Bow saws

I have one like that, but mine is red.......and not near as pretty. :D
Have a little one too. Use that one all the time.
by OldWin
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Happy Birthday Winnie!

GK,
You are ALWAYS welcome, my friend.
I may be the furthest east on this here forum. If you make it across the Atlantic, you are welcome at my shack anytime.
You'd probably fit in better in my neighborhood anyhow!
Lots of us hermit hillbillies. :D
by OldWin
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Yup. I've said it many times. I wish you, Pitchy, Gunny, Griff, FW, and a few were closer to each other. Be a hoot. What an army Army that'd be! :D Strangely, like you, I ain't very social. Wife and I keep to ourselves. We are like minded and get along well so we don't need a lot of outside fluff. I...
by OldWin
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Woo! You ok bud? Man, I didn't mean to push a button. :D I do hear you, though. Most "friends" are fair weather. I have very few. I know you have been straight up with me. More than fair, actually. I certainly hope I have been the same with you, Six. As for "crazy", yes, we all have some. Friends kn...
by OldWin
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bow saws
Replies: 19
Views: 280

Re: Bow saws

That's neat! I've never seen that type before.
Good work, buddy.
by OldWin
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Yeah. This is kind of strange, Twilight Zone kinda place.
They way I look at it, it keeps our "crazy" from spilling over into too much of the rest of the forum.
We haven't been locked out or banned yet........ :D
So.......There's that. :D
by OldWin
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bow saws
Replies: 19
Views: 280

Re: Bow saws

Neato Lenn. The second one is kinda stylish.
I gotta find mine. It's around here somewhere.
by OldWin
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: N Frame
Replies: 42
Views: 783

Re: N Frame

I've always wanted a 4" N-Frame. I really like that one. As Six would say......"Can I have it?" :D Jay......I've known that you wanted a 4" N-frame so bad you would steal one if the chance ever came. That's why I buried this 4" 1950 Target under a ton of stone while you were here. Ha! John Taffin t...
by OldWin
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Haha! Classy, bro! :D

Nice saw Pitchy! I have a nice old timey one my grandfather had.
by OldWin
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hay Trolleys
Replies: 43
Views: 727

Re: Hay Trolleys

No problem old buddy. Glad I could help.
by OldWin
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New toy from 1900
Replies: 11
Views: 450

Re: New toy from 1900

M. M. Wright wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:30 pm
COLT FRONTIER SIIX SHOOTER is all the caliber ID Colt put on the 44-40.
And the coolest Colt ever. I can't believe they don't make and mark them as such today as a standard model.
by OldWin
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Pair To Draw To
Replies: 21
Views: 454

Re: A Pair To Draw To

Since I see Smith's.........
While I posted the pic of my Rossi with my Colt, the truth is, I carry one of these with it most of the time.
by OldWin
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: N Frame
Replies: 42
Views: 783

Re: N Frame

I've always wanted a 4" N-Frame.
I really like that one.

As Six would say......"Can I have it?" :D
by OldWin
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Don't get down, Six. The fact is, you shoot better than most people of any age. I lament my own "fuzzy sight syndrome". I have always been blessed with excellent vision. When I was young, my eyes were excellent, but I'm actually a better shot now. Some days are better than others, but...... Last wee...
by OldWin
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Pair To Draw To
Replies: 21
Views: 454

Re: A Pair To Draw To

Griff .... NICE!! Good stuff Griff! Thanks Gentlemen... In fact, my son suggested earlier today that since I'll be home tomorrow, and there's a shoot at my CAS club on Sunday, I should go. After seeing this topic, I think I'll use her guns in her memory... Maybe they'll bring the luck she always di...
by OldWin
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Pair To Draw To
Replies: 21
Views: 454

Re: A Pair To Draw To

Good stuff Griff!
by OldWin
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it ?
Replies: 15
Views: 320

Re: What is it ?

Looks purty. Hopefully you'll get some rain to try it.
Probably don't work as well with snow. :D
by OldWin
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hay Trolleys
Replies: 43
Views: 727

Re: Hay Trolleys

Looks nice buddy! Gotta love the quality of the "old days". :D
by OldWin
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Pair To Draw To
Replies: 21
Views: 454

Re: A Pair To Draw To

JimT wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:37 am
"THE OLDER I GET THE MORE I APPRECIATE THE .357 AND ESPECIALLY WITH A SIXGUN/LEVERGUN COMBINATION."
(from John Taffin this morning)
So it's not just me? :D
Old Rossi 92 20"SRC with my 2nd Gen Colt SAA.
by OldWin
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey Pitchy!
Replies: 15
Views: 216

Re: Hey Pitchy!

I hear you bud. We were supposed to get a foot but only wound up with about 6".
North of us got a foot or more though.

I'm done with winter. :(
by OldWin
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey Pitchy!
Replies: 15
Views: 216

Re: Hey Pitchy!

Hunker down buddy. Be careful.
by OldWin
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it ?
Replies: 15
Views: 320

Re: What is it ?

That's slick, buddy. Good work. :D
by OldWin
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .44-40 LEVERGUNS
Replies: 14
Views: 410

Re: .44-40 LEVERGUNS

I agree! I only have 3 44's and I have to do something different with all of them. I have 7 38's and can shoot the same load in all of them.
The 38 was WAY more popular in my locale. Contrary to everywhere else.
Beautiful rifles, sir!
by OldWin
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you store your leverguns in?
Replies: 16
Views: 375

Re: What do you store your leverguns in?

Nice!
by OldWin
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Mines got 57k in 16 years.
But they are probably a little rougher miles than yours, buddy.
by OldWin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: N Frame
Replies: 42
Views: 783

Re: N Frame

Just beautiful! I love the old Smiths. My dad bought me a brand new 6" 629 in 1985 as a graduation present. Needless to say, I still have it. :D Now that’s what I call a nice graduation gift ! Grandfather gave me a Winchester 1890 22 Short pump he and his brother bought new in the mid to late 20’s ...
by OldWin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you store your leverguns in?
Replies: 16
Views: 375

Re: What do you store your leverguns in?

Yessirree!
It's just a buffalo coat away........... :D
by OldWin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: N Frame
Replies: 42
Views: 783

Re: N Frame

Just beautiful! I love the old Smiths. My dad bought me a brand new 6" 629 in 1985 as a graduation present. Needless to say, I still have it. :D Now that’s what I call a nice graduation gift ! Grandfather gave me a Winchester 1890 22 Short pump he and his brother bought new in the mid to late 20’s ...
by OldWin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Built a barn today
Replies: 19
Views: 294

Re: Built a barn today

That is excellent work, Lenn! Love the JD!
I bet some young fellow would have a ball with that! :D
by OldWin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you store your leverguns in?
Replies: 16
Views: 375

Re: What do you store your leverguns in?

I keep em in my gun room. Kinda a walk in safe.
Besides, I hardly ever leave the room. :D
by OldWin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hay Trolleys
Replies: 43
Views: 727

Re: Hay Trolleys

Cool buddy. I'd never seen the harpoons before.
Course, I ain't a farmer, either. :D
by OldWin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: N Frame
Replies: 42
Views: 783

Re: N Frame

Just beautiful! I love the old Smiths.
My dad bought me a brand new 6" 629 in 1985 as a graduation present.
Needless to say, I still have it. :D
by OldWin
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Well, made it home. Had a great time but glad to be back.
Not so glad about the foot of snow they say we got coming. Hopefully, it's just the weather terrorists gettin in one last threat. :D
by OldWin
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Good for you buddy! Nice shootin! :D

Headed home early in the morning. Good thing. I'm beat from all our running around down here.
Been a great visit. Been like summer.
Then back home to more snow first of the week. :cry:
by OldWin
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Wow! That is one purty Marlin, buddy!
by OldWin
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hay Trolleys
Replies: 43
Views: 727

Re: Hay Trolleys

Hey, nice job on the trolley bud. The paint job looks nice.
Get er all rigged up and it can deliver your supper right to you! :D
by OldWin
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3566
Views: 56903

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Well if you don't like winter there, you surely wouldn't like it here! :D It is turning here though. Of course, we have 1-3 inches of snow coming tomorrow. :D I don't mind winter, but it can get long toward the end. It was fun riding the sled, but I'm ready to get into the range and get the Harley o...
by OldWin
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 300BO brass made easy
Replies: 16
Views: 243

Re: 300BO brass made easy

Thanks bud. Wasn't my idea though. Read about it online. :D
by OldWin
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hay Trolleys
Replies: 43
Views: 727

Re: Hay Trolleys

Wow! That one sure is purty, Pitchy. Works slick too.
Amazes me how much time and detail they put in a simple tool like that.
Different times for sure. :D
by OldWin
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 300BO brass made easy
Replies: 16
Views: 243

Re: 300BO brass made easy

Well it's a cheapy saw, but it cuts that Lake City like hot butter bro!

300 Trump!........That's awesome. :D