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by OldWin
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Hey Jack,

Just heard from Cody. He was out on the boat. He got your email and pics.
Thought the 95 looked great.
by OldWin
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Netlix's ‘Pandemic’ Doctor's Coronavirus Treatment to be Evaluated by The US Army.
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: Netlix's ‘Pandemic’ Doctor's Coronavirus Treatment to be Evaluated by The US Army.

At this point I doubt if the powers that be want a really low body count. It would make them look bad for crying wolf. They'd be happier if those who are old and infirm die. Imagine the money it would save in Social Security and Medicare. Bingo. So I ain't the only one who thinks like this. Unspeak...
by OldWin
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Dog and I Have a Lot in Common Now...........
Replies: 7
Views: 215

Re: My Dog and I Have a Lot in Common Now...........

GunnyMack wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:22 pm
Collect the dog hair and put it on your head! Just keep a hat on in windy weather!! :lol:
Hahahaha! You ain't right Gunny. That's all I'm gonna thing about now when I pick up "tumbleweeds".
A Zoey toupee. :D
by OldWin
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Whew! I almost lost a friend. I barely squeaked in with exactly one 32-20. It's my "I wish" rifle. A 2" longer than standard 73 with a set trigger. Must have been something in its day. It is shootable, but very rough. Love the 95 bud! I texted Cody but haven't heard back. He is probably dangling fro...
by OldWin
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Ain't having a Dillon great, Griff?

I love pouring tons of loaded ammo into ammo cans. That sound is cathartic. :D
by OldWin
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Dog and I Have a Lot in Common Now...........
Replies: 7
Views: 215

Re: My Dog and I Have a Lot in Common Now...........

Don't forget the shedding. :D
Only mine don't grow back.
by OldWin
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Well the "hick" runs deep here.
I just saw where an 87 year old guy un Bangor was charged with aggravated assault for beating the h3ll out of his son.
Old and feeble........ ? :D
by OldWin
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Mmmmmm 45s!
Looks good OS. I never seem to have enough loaded. :D
by OldWin
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

So my kid texts me saying he has a line on some Winchesters in Alaska.
A pre 64 model 70 super grade in 270 with a Lyman Alaskan. 1600

A 71 deluxe for 2k.

An 1895 in 35wcf for 2200

I should have some pics in a while. Don't sound bad if they are straight and original. Kid is hot for the 71. :D
by OldWin
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt Burgess Still Getting Out For A Kill Once In Awhile
Replies: 14
Views: 286

Re: Colt Burgess Still Getting Out For A Kill Once In Awhile

Very nice! I owned it's bigger cousin, twice removed.
The 1881 Marlin.
by OldWin
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One More For The Stable; 1895 Winchester 38-72
Replies: 16
Views: 297

Re: One More For The Stable; 1895 Winchester 38-72

Beautiful! I've never owned a 95. Almost got one a couple months ago but it fell through.
by OldWin
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Dang Jay...you Mainesters are my kind of people...is that for real? Dropped a tree on the dudes driveway? I like that, It's only beginning and people are "nice" now. Mess with those rednecks and they will show ya who's king of the mountain.....Money don't mean nuttin to a redneck....all these colle...
by OldWin
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

It's true OS. There was no cases here a couple weeks ago. All the out of staters are getting the same idea. "Hey! Lets go to Maine!" People are getting pretty unfriendly. Last weekend down to Vinalhaven (an island), some outta stater comes up and won't quarantine. An armed group of locals showed up ...
by OldWin
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Ok OS, I'm done! No need to go all "Moderator" on us! :D I was all excited thinking you guys were coming. Got the wife out of bed to start cooking. You'd find out soon enough that I can't. Now....as for going all Bernie Sanders on my stuff.....nope. :D You guys are my buddies, all first rate gun guy...
by OldWin
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Oh too late! I already sent it. I bet porch pirates got. Oh well, too bad buddy. :D
by OldWin
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Old Savage wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:49 pm
But, you won the page!
You're right buddy!
I can finally retire! Just waiting for my winnings. :D
by OldWin
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

There is a solution. Start your own business. Yeah, but the economy here isn't real conducive to success in that venture. Plus, with 32 years invested, I'm kind of stuck. If I get done, I have to wait longer to collect my pension. Plus, I'm not putting any more in it, or my 401k. My best bet at thu...
by OldWin
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

It's ok guys. Thanks for the support.
Yeah, don't you worry. I know I will "get mine". :D
You may find this hard to believe......but I can be one subversive, miserably vindictive enemy. :D
by OldWin
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Don't sound like a bad deal FW. For us, well, we are just too "essential" to stay home. Of course, they are going to check our temperature every day. If its above 99.5 with a notoriously inaccurate IR scanner, they send us home. Then we have to "prove" our way back in by seeing our doctor. Like they...
by OldWin
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

I saw on fox app that this could be air borne! Of course no one knows for sure. I'm no conspiracy nut but I'm really thinking the slope heads made this, and they are waging war against us. The government should have stopped all commercial flights,cruise ships, slow boats from china from landing on ...
by OldWin
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Yeah but not bad this time. They upped it to 5-8 inches yesterday but we only have a couple right now. Still snowing but I think it will taper off. Thank God! Last week they said the same thing and we got over a foot. I don't mind snow at all but once it has gone enough so the riding is about over, ...
by OldWin
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

I know Gunny. I thought the mail may be running slow or not be reliable, so I sent two just to be sure.
Hope you're ok with a 20" instead of two in 24". :D
by OldWin
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

32-20 Guru wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:04 pm
Hey Jay....why would someone drive on a large rock when they had plenty of room to go around it?
It's a "glam" flex pic.
You know, like my Jeep on the stump last summer.
by OldWin
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

This is the only pic on my phone. Looks like it was before he had it all done up. I will look for another.
by OldWin
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Oh most certainly. It has a boom too.
He has "Moose Wrecha" painted on the doors.
by OldWin
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Same here. I use One Shot on smallish stuff but have gotten away with it on 30-30. I do like the sound of the home made lube. Will have to try it. Hey Doc! We all appreciate your advice during this fiasco. You are a trusted voice of reason and knowledge. The solid pie shaped sections on the rims of ...
by OldWin
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Going to the clinic this morning.
Replies: 26
Views: 823

Re: Going to the clinic this morning.

Sorry you're not feeling well.
Glad it ain't "The 19".
by OldWin
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

You're all heart FW. What a pal. It restores my faith in humanity to have people like this willing to help out.
Thanks buddy. :D
by OldWin
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks you guys. The only one I've fired is the hybrid. I shot a nice 7 pointer with it. Pretty sad I haven't shot the others. The short rifle I've had since 03. The other 2 long before. :shock: Corvairs! I haven't seen one on the road in years. It's hard to say where all this stuff is going. I'm co...
by OldWin
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

I figure old shot out 38-55s and 32-40s were what was mostly returned for this treatment during the depression.
I've actually seen several of these up here. Almost all are in 32 Special. I'm sure there was a surplus of those barrels.
by OldWin
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Wow! Six wins again. You should have reminded me, I forgot to post a picture of the 64s. One on the left is a 64/94 hybrid. It was a factory job done pre war to a 1899 mfd 94 rifle. Chambered in 32WS and had a 56 Lyman installed. My best shooting Winchester. I don't care for pistol grips so this one...
by OldWin
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Good .........morning? Buddy. :D Wow! Glad your boy didn't pile up his Harley! That really sucks. If I'm not mistaken, he has a bagger, so at least he has a meaty front tire. I saw him one time on a Harley forum. I was over by Sugarloaf riding in the mountains one day a couple years ago. I was hangi...
by OldWin
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Hey FW! Suspension work on your Mustang? Nice! KYB stuff will tighten it up. Speaking of Milo. This guy at work moved up here from Mississippi. Good guy. He said to me one day, "Ya'll talk about red necks in the south? I've seen some of the scariest people in my life up here!" I laughed my azz off. ...
by OldWin
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Speakin' of lobstapots and pounds.....
Word on the street is that because of all the closures, if you drive down to the co-ops with some cash as the boats come in, there are some spanking deals. Poor guys need to unload the stuff. Word I got was 5 bucks a pound.
by OldWin
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Haha yeah OS. You mean there are people who don't know what a lobstapot is? :D Six, I'm 52 and change. I got 8 years left as they supposedly will let me out at 60. Just worry as they just keep taking from us. Worry they will push the age out. They can't replace us cause nobody knows a trade anymore ...
by OldWin
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Well back at work again. I love being "essential". Especially for a dying giant making something nobody needs right right now. Always knew this place would kill me. I'd really rather it didn't kill my wife and parents, however. Hopefully, this mess will kill this place and not me. There, I'm done. O...
by OldWin
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Cool story OS. Too bad about the accident. That is a rare occurrence here now. Hunting is probably the safest outdoor sport in the state now.

There really is a lot to see here.
Of course, much of it will leave you shaking your head. :D
by OldWin
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New things Norma and i have made .
Replies: 138
Views: 1976

Re: New things Norma and i have made .

Neat.
A spear? You plannin' on running out of ammo? :D
I hope it don't come to that!
by OldWin
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

He OS. That picture is o. Cadillac Mt. And yeah, crazy as it sounds, you got it pretty well figured. :D He Six, No Country for Old Men is a good movie. I really felt bad for the "cowboy". Root for him every time. The floozy by the pool is what did it. Not a bad "gun movie". A 64? Yeah, I have 3. No ...
by OldWin
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Yup. That is a real good testament right there, buddy.
Maine camouflage is the rarest pattern! :D

Heck! I even spotted a Miller Lite can there on the right.
Only improvement would be maybe a Natty Light can and some Allens Coffee Brandy haha.
by OldWin
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Old Savage wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:06 am
Six wins honorary resident status as a Mainiac.
And THAT is a title bestowed on very few. I won't say honor, however. That may be questionable. :D
by OldWin
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Cool story! People are funny aren't they? Sometimes folks who at first blush look like someone you wouldn't let pet your dog, turn out to be the the most genuine and honest people. I've known people like that too. I usually take a long time to warm up to people. I think it takes a good while see who...
by OldWin
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Receiver looks great Harry! Gunny, We have a friend that moved houses for years. He was a master and developed a lot of his own methods. Used old Deuce and halfs. He moved a building made of cement blocks a mile up the main drag here in town. Never pit a crack in it. Hey Six, You mean you don't beli...
by OldWin
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cleaning Everything
Replies: 10
Views: 271

Re: Cleaning Everything

You may be tired, but I'd be some happy. That is some mighty fine stuff right there! :shock:
by OldWin
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Aaannnnd.......we're back! Man! That was tough. This is the only social life I have. Hey Six. We don't have WaWa(?) here. And.....I can't play license plates. Although, I probably have several relatives who can make them. :D Gunny, Your "rot woes" remind me. Down by the river in town are a lot of th...
by OldWin
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happens during LockDown at my house
Replies: 21
Views: 783

Re: What happens during LockDown at my house

I find that in recent years as long as you use good quality components, most any thrown together AR will be a reliable and accurate rifle.
The AR15 has come farther in the last 15 years than in all the years before. Twenty years ago I laughed at them, now I trust them as much as anything.
by OldWin
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happens during LockDown at my house
Replies: 21
Views: 783

Re: What happens during LockDown at my house

Very nice. Nice clean setup.
by OldWin
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Good one Six.......and probably true. :D I can't remember using any of the "dot" powders but I have them. Just a little of each, but they are in the old cardboard cans.......been around awhile. I've never used Bullseye either. I buy Unique by the 8lb can, however. If I was a better reloader, I would...
by OldWin
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Gotta be kidding me!
We got over a foot of snow last night. Oh well. Shove down some breakfast and go crank up the snowblower. :(
by OldWin
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 3375
Views: 46392

Re: The Gun Room

Yeah. We have had some family friends drive back from Florida in the last week or so.
Flying? No way!