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by OldWin
Sat May 25, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Sixgun wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 9:56 pm
Cool Jay!.....you get to do all the neat stuff......today, I walked outside and painted my car ramps! So there!----6
Cool!
Pics or it didn't happen. :D

Thanks Six and Gunny.
Finger crossed........
by OldWin
Fri May 24, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Man! I know I've been MIA for a few days. Lots going on. Tomorrow, a couple buddies from the Jeep club and I are going wheeling in one of my favorite spots. At 2 this afternoon, my rear axle was still out and the hardtop was still on. Got in 10 minutes ago and she is ready to roll...........I hope. :D
by OldWin
Fri May 24, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Couple chopping boards.
Replies: 10
Views: 166

Re: Couple chopping boards.

Hey! Those are purty, Lenn.
Buddy of mine makes custom pool cues and once in a while he will do some chopping block. Too pretty to use em! :D
by OldWin
Fri May 24, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The door to nowhere
Replies: 21
Views: 269

Re: The door to nowhere

Queue the Twilight Zone theme. :D
Cool buddy.
by OldWin
Wed May 15, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Hey! I was first for 2 pages in a row.......and I haven't been posting much.
I must be due quite a prize for that! :D
by OldWin
Wed May 15, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Thanks bud. He is 53. He has a lot of support at least. Good family and lots of friends. One of those guys everybody likes. Do anything for anybody. Has his own business and a custom Harley building business on the side. They had to remove a piece of skull to relive pressure yesterday. He is a big, ...
by OldWin
Wed May 15, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Glad to hear, Gunny.
by OldWin
Tue May 14, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Thank you Griff.

Cool pic Pitchy. :D
by OldWin
Tue May 14, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Thanks buddy. Stove looks good.
by OldWin
Tue May 14, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Thanks, you guys.
Wife just came home and said they aren't sure they can save his other leg. Brain swelling still an issue, also.
Not good.

Every day is a roll of the dice. Thank the Lord for all you have.
by OldWin
Tue May 14, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Haying equipment
Replies: 33
Views: 528

Re: Haying equipment

Nice work bud. I think the last time I used our scythe I was about 10. :D
by OldWin
Tue May 14, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Sorry about the pup, Gunny. The vet just told my wife he can't believe ours is still walking. Dysplasia. She is only 3. My wife is hurting. Freakin' snowed here today! Good buddy of mine had a azzhole cross the line and head on his Harley Saturday. Broke both femurs, head injuries, collapsed lung, d...
by OldWin
Mon May 13, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Haying equipment
Replies: 33
Views: 528

Re: Haying equipment

Nice one buddy. I have one like that somewhere around here.
by OldWin
Sun May 12, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I'm not 3leg, or I'd stop and visit you and Pitchy. We are gonna have my son's Jeep and his wife's car, so I guess we would have to give you a tow rope haha! I'm too big and heavy to be a hood ornament. Woulda been cool if you could have stopped by. Pitchy could dazzle you with brilliance, and I co...
by OldWin
Sun May 12, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I'm not 3leg, or I'd stop and visit you and Pitchy. We are gonna have my son's Jeep and his wife's car, so I guess we would have to give you a tow rope haha!
by OldWin
Sun May 12, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

3leg,
We are driving. Wife and I, our son, DIL, a baby, and a great dane. Gonna try and see some sights along yhe way. Gonna be a wild adventure either way! :D
by OldWin
Sun May 12, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Snoopy Dog
Replies: 16
Views: 378

Re: Snoopy Dog

That's really clever. Great work buddy. :D
by OldWin
Sun May 12, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some Folks Think
Replies: 11
Views: 338

Re: Some Folks Think

Good shootin' Griff!
You're faster than I am, buddy.
by OldWin
Sat May 11, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elmer Keith in February 1960 issue of GUNS Magazine
Replies: 4
Views: 335

Re: Elmer Keith in February 1960 issue of GUNS Magazine

Hard to believe it's been that long already. I was there and saw all Elmer's guns. I got choked up too! :D
Mostly cause I couldn't afford any. :D
by OldWin
Sat May 11, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A gift for Normas mother.
Replies: 19
Views: 242

Re: A gift for Normas mother.

Nice work, buddy. Very thoughtful too. Those are the gifts that mean the most.
by OldWin
Sat May 11, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Haying equipment
Replies: 33
Views: 528

Re: Haying equipment

That's really neat, Lenn. Clever work. :D
by OldWin
Sat May 11, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

3leg,
Yeah, we have a blast running the trails with the Jeep club. Very informal, and a great bunch.
By the sounds of it, I wouldn't hold my breath on HF Cable's Savage. :D
by OldWin
Fri May 10, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Would LOVE to hit Moab. Guy in our club goes almost every year. No doubt there is tough wheeling. But.......don't let anyone fool you, east coast wheeling is some of the nastiest. A lot of sandstone in Moab with good traction. Our rocks are sharp and slick, even when dry. Not to mention the mud on a...
by OldWin
Thu May 09, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Six. My Rubicon is a very early one, in one of the rarest colors. When I ordered it, I promised myself (and Kristy made me promise. :D ) I would use it for what it was made for. Two hours after I drove it home, Kristy made me order a winch (she's a keeper). It has 57k on it now after 16 years. It's ...
by OldWin
Thu May 09, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Good call Gunny. They do seem to ground out a lot.
My dad's buddy hung his up one hunting season at camp. Got a downed tree wedged in the rear wheel well.
Needed a chain saw and my jeep to winch it out.
What a shyt show. :D
by OldWin
Thu May 09, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

3leg,
Just to Anchorage. Won't be there long this trip. Traveling there with our son, DIL, and grandson. They are going back to Kodiak. I will be making trips there over the next several years, however.
by OldWin
Thu May 09, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Thanks buddy! Yeah, they are still skiing at Sugarloaf. Mountains still getting some snow but it's gone here. Cold in the mornings but we have had a couple 60 degree days. Yeah, I am very lucky. What's more, I know it, and spend all the time I can with him. Got a couple projects for Old Red. Have to...
by OldWin
Thu May 09, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Well, that time of year again. Cranked up Old Red and went fiddleheading with the old man. Just got a couple if 5 gallon pails full. Got so many last year, we still have some left. Finally got the Blue Mule out. Ran over to the local Armory to flex it out and check my brake line length. It's an engi...
by OldWin
Thu May 09, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Haying equipment
Replies: 33
Views: 528

Re: Haying equipment

Great job, Lenn.
Hope the hip is better soon old buddy.
by OldWin
Tue May 07, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

3Leg,
I gotta say, I've given some thought about a rig like that for bird hunting while riding roads with the Jeep.
I'm not much of a shotgun guy, and a shorty rig rules when squeezing in and out of a small vehicle.
by OldWin
Sun May 05, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hay Trolleys
Replies: 58
Views: 964

Re: Hay Trolleys

Works pretty slick, buddy.
Now all you need is a few head of cattle! :D
by OldWin
Sun May 05, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hay Trolleys
Replies: 58
Views: 964

Re: Hay Trolleys

Wow. An even better score than I thought. :D
by OldWin
Sun May 05, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hay Trolleys
Replies: 58
Views: 964

Re: Hay Trolleys

Good score, Lenn!
by OldWin
Sat May 04, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W Frame lock
Replies: 11
Views: 456

Re: S&W Frame lock

Yes, it is an option on the J-frame snubbies.

Seeing as it is just a "Block Skip" in an NC program, why can't it be an option on them all?
by OldWin
Fri May 03, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W Frame lock
Replies: 11
Views: 456

Re: S&W Frame lock

Truth!
by OldWin
Fri May 03, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hay Trolleys
Replies: 58
Views: 964

Re: Hay Trolleys

Good work buddy. Be sure to post pics when you get it.
by OldWin
Thu May 02, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Loading berrys 38 plated bullets
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: Loading berrys 38 plated bullets

I switched to plated from my cast in my high volume handgun cartridges to save my lead supply for those that need it.
One benefit is they are much cleaner when loading with my Dillon. No lube or lead to clean from the dies.
by OldWin
Thu May 02, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Loading berrys 38 plated bullets
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: Loading berrys 38 plated bullets

I use a lot of plated .38 and 45acp bullets. Yes, if you use light cast loads you WILL get squibs. Ask me how I know. For a 158rn in .38, I use 4.5gr of Unique. The same bullet in .357 gets 6.5gr. The .357 load muzzles 950 from a 4" S&W 66 and 1350 from a 20" Rossi 92. I haven't chrono'd the .38 loa...
by OldWin
Thu May 02, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Calm down....
Replies: 37
Views: 728

Re: Calm down....

Glad to hear from you Nath. Hope you are feeling better soon.
by OldWin
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?
Replies: 32
Views: 798

Re: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?

Hope all is well.
Thank you for checking, GK.
by OldWin
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone having issues posting
Replies: 19
Views: 289

Re: Anyone having issues posting

So it ain't just me.......?
Sometimes just connecting to the forum for me. Or clicking a thread. Basically, everything.
by OldWin
Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Hey Jack,
A 95 in 30-40? That's the best chambering IMO. SRC by any chance?
by OldWin
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Nice lookin AR Griff. Is it 5.56? Thanks Six. Just got back from L.L. Bean. Had a few old Winchesters. I think the same 1876 45-75 from the last time I was there. 5k is a little steep. :shock: I thought of you, Six. They had a half mag carbine in 32-40, and a couple 2/3 mag eastern carbines. They ha...
by OldWin
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite sixgun barrel length?
Replies: 37
Views: 800

Re: Favorite sixgun barrel length?

I like 4.75 best. Of course, both my Colt SAA's are 5.5. I'd sell em but that's the kid's favorite length.
The longer barrels I can only carry crossdraw, so they never get used.
by OldWin
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Looks good bud. Me? Well, had a friend die in his sleep last night from a heart attack. Man! 55 is way too young. He worked with Kristy for many years. She feels awful. :cry: I been sitting down in my gun room of happiness. Sipped a little JB Black and watched some movies. Gonna make the long trek d...
by OldWin
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Well, I got lots better things to do.....
I just don't want to abandon my friends. :D

I hear you 3leg. Last patch melted off the lawn day before yesterday. Still a lot in the woods. River is scary looking too.
by OldWin
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry 38-55.....and it is a side-loader...!
Replies: 16
Views: 426

Re: Henry 38-55.....and it is a side-loader...!

Pretty neat. A blued version would be a Henry I could see myself owning.
by OldWin
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I've never shot in competition of any kind. Just shot against myself, buddies, or the kids.
Once I sight in or check a group from the bench, I usually shoot offhand at plates.
by OldWin
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

But not for too long! :D
by OldWin
Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62199

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I learnt from the best! :D
Yeah, crappy weekend here, too. Sucks.
Got the garage turned back over yesterday. Old Rubicon is down off the stands and on the launchpad.