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by OldWin
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Five 94's for 800 bucks? That's getting into buffalo coat territory. :D
Always makes you wonder what they were for 94s. :mrgreen:
by OldWin
Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Well I truly am sorry, Six.
On the plus side, you win Gunny's trophy for pg.44! :D

Congratulations Gunny! Great job buddy.
Now give it to Six. :D
by OldWin
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Yeah. She said the worst part was she had no idea what it was. Didn't know if she should call poison control.
I'm tellin ya, I'm lucky to be here. This woman carries a gun. :shock:
Lucky I'm such a good looking, great guy or she'd if killed me. :D
by OldWin
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Original rear sight for Win94 1923 vintage
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Re: Original rear sight for Win94 1923 vintage

Good to hear from you Shasta!
Yup, those "Smokeless Sights" are pretty obtrusive.
I like the diamond fillers too. I make them for my rifles also.
by OldWin
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Busy .. today and tomorrow!
Replies: 11
Views: 282

Re: Busy .. today and tomorrow!

For my wife and I, it was when the kids moved out. Just been great ever since!
Never burned a stump, but man we burned a ton of tires when we were kids.
Come the weekend, it was Pit Party time. We'd haul some old tires back in the woods to a sand pit and have us a big ol time. :D
by OldWin
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone here shoot a military irons-only rifle match?
Replies: 14
Views: 197

Re: Anyone here shoot a military irons-only rifle match?

I bet that would be fun. Ten years ago I probably could have done ok.
Wow No7! The ranges down your way are sure nucer than ours up here! :D
by OldWin
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drifter Day
Replies: 9
Views: 214

Re: Drifter Day

He looks great! I bet he is a loyal friend.
You did a good thing.
by OldWin
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Mornin boys. Griff, Glad you're on the mend, buddy. The Wild Bunch shootin sounds like fun. Six, No, it wasn't hot haha. Man! Was she ever NOT HAPPY. Almost as bad as a few years ago.......nother story. So, I carry a backpack back and forth to work. Enough for 3 days if I have to walk home from work...
by OldWin
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Haha yeah! Mmmmmm. Bacon grease! Reminds me, funny story. We were up to camp years ago. The wife, boys and I. After breakfast, I needed something to put the bacon grease in. There was one of the wife's Diet Coke cans on the counter so I poured it in that. Little while later, the wife comes along and...
by OldWin
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

I hear you Six. I worry I will stop when the old man is gone. Oh, there is plenty of room. There is a counter on one end for cooking on a Coleman stove. A shelf above and under the counter to hold pots, pans, and whatever. On the floor under the bottom shelf sits a Buddy heater for heat. A 20lb prop...
by OldWin
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

You're right Six! Sure is a nice day. Got outta work this morning and headed up to the shack. Must be almost 40 degrees! You can see the old man sneaking up on a flag just wearing a vest. Took a little ride with the sled. Caught a few trash fish, no brookies today. Cooked a nice lunch in the shack. ...
by OldWin
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Question About The Winchester 94 Carbines
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: A Question About The Winchester 94 Carbines

The earlier bands were also milled. The later style bands on the ramp sighted carbines were made round and bent into an hourglass shape. The magazines on the earlier carbines are more securely held IMO.
by OldWin
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

It's how I live too. I haven't been in Walmart since October. And just for reference, it's the only bix store in town.
by OldWin
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Yes, that definitely happened. However, they didn't apply patent numbers when they did these things. :D
by OldWin
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Sorry to hear Claro is still hurting, Gunny.

Found online a little about those grip spacers. They apparently had a part resembling a Tyler T-Grip that attaches to them. I didn't see an attachment point but I wasn't really looking either. Not sure if he has that parr, or even if that is what it is.
by OldWin
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery .....
Replies: 10
Views: 261

Re: If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery .....

There are a lot of good choices now in "Glock like" pistols. That being said, none have the support that Glocks do. Some are, I think, better than Glock. But, sometimes there is more involved. I have 2 Glocks, a 21SF and a 19. They work and shoot well, but are soulless tools. They do have their uses...
by OldWin
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks buddy. Yeah, he has the Jinks book. It is the the old short grips. He knows it is a really rare gun. He got it from another regular at my buddy's shop. Guy is a real character. He is in his 80' and has a ton of guns. He put his car off the road last week into a bunch of trees. He is ok......b...
by OldWin
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Ooooohhhh.
You can have the Marlin, Gunny.
I will take the Colt. :D
by OldWin
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just received here on the Ranch
Replies: 7
Views: 281

Re: Just received here on the Ranch

Wow! That's really nice Jim! Congratulations.
by OldWin
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Nice! You can send the Marlin anytime. It's ok. I realize it is a factory second.......you know, cause the loading gate is missing.......but that's ok. :D On a serious note...... A buddy of mine just cheaped into a nice S&W 4th model hand ejector target in 32-20. It has the factory grips, but under ...
by OldWin
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Oh! And as I promised, here is a pic of the shipping carton with my alias.
Problem is, this was the ONLY place that knew about it.
Now the mailman knows and he will probably tell everyone...... oh no! The jig is up! :D
by OldWin
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

GunnyMack wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:02 am
Yes YOU won!! You won the right to GIVE me a 38/55!! :lol: :lol:
Here I go, out the door !
HA! Nice try Gunny. That is straight out of the Sixgun playbook. :D
I've never used my buffalo coat to take something OUT of my house. :D
by OldWin
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Hey I won! :D

FW,
Buy that 38! The 38-40 is my hands down favorite of the pistol calibers for old levers.
I have 7 and can shoot the same bullet and load in every one. I have to do something different for each 44-40 I own.
I gave an 1889 2/3 mag rifle. It is a crazy good shooter.
by OldWin
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

I will get a pic of that pic of the shipping label up tomorrow. Boy, you sure do like my short mag carbines. Glad ole Six ain't got a buffalo coat. :D I was down to Bean's a couple weeks ago. They had one in 32-40. Now THAT is a rare bird up here. Just don't see many for some reason. The 38-55 was v...
by OldWin
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

That's a life well lived Griff! :D
If you don't have memories to sit and think on when you get old, old age will suck! :D
by OldWin
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Well! Got a package from my buddy Six today. It was even addressed to Buffalo Jay......which, believe it or not, is an alias only known on this forum. :D The later production Lyman 66 looks just right on my Legendary Lawman 30-30 Trapper. And.....I really like the recycled and reusable "packing pean...
by OldWin
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Always liked Krags. They are very underrated. Have a buddy at work that has a bunch of them. Glad the pup is better, Gunny. Happy Birthday Brownie. It's 14 below here this morning. Little nippy. Glad the wind isn't blowing. Got talking sleds at work last night. I hate that! Always makes me want a ne...
by OldWin
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Holy smokes OS! Bet that jumped you. Glad there was no serious damage. Now how about damage to your shorts? :D Ran up to the lake today. The old man was up to the shack fishing. A buddy of mine from work put his up there not too far from ours. He has one of the factory built SnoPro shacks. He couldn...
by OldWin
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 magunum 3" barrel
Replies: 16
Views: 522

Re: 357 magunum 3" barrel

I’ve got a S&W 19-3 with a 4” that’s okay for carry . But I’m on the look out for a 19-3 or older 2 1/2” I dunno how much weight and inch and a half of barrel will reduce but I’d still like to have one . Incidentally I’d be okay with a 3” model 19 if they made one during the recessed cylinder pinne...
by OldWin
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A good shooting 1911A1 and inexpensive too
Replies: 14
Views: 466

Re: A good shooting 1911A1 and inexpensive too

I took a chance and bought a used ATI Commander sized 1911 for cheap last summer. It is pretty tight and seems to run well. The only gripe was it shot low, which I can't stand. I took a measurement and milled the front sight down and fixed it right up. I replaced the recoil and firing pin springs wi...
by OldWin
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Holy smokes! Spend the day cleaning up snow and look!
Another page gone by.....
Six got "screwed" :D

Glad you got it sorted out buddy.
by OldWin
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Caring for "lightweight" 1911s
Replies: 19
Views: 416

Re: Caring for "lightweight" 1911s

M. M. Wright wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:44 pm
Saw a utube video of Bill Wilson telling how he maintains his 1911. Pulling the extractor and cleaning it's hole with a nylon 22 brush is recommended.
Yup! I do this same thing about every 9ther cleaning. I always felt it was overlooked by many 1911 users.
by OldWin
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Wow buddy! That's a pretty good dumping. I never would've guessed.
by OldWin
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Haha holy smokes! That sounds like up here. :D
by OldWin
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Oh no! Hope the pup is ok, buddy. Nothing worse than a hurting fur buddy.
by OldWin
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Caring for "lightweight" 1911s
Replies: 19
Views: 416

Re: Caring for "lightweight" 1911s

I've had a Colt LW Commander for many years. While there are certainly areas that are more vulnerable than a steel frame gun ( feed ramp and recoil lug IMO ), I think a lot of the fears are unfounded. They are just repeated until accepted as truth. When Colt developed the aluminum frame, it was with...
by OldWin
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Ten below here this morning. But better than yesterday with the wind wipping around too. More snow coming tonight. Man! A buddy at work headed back into Millimagasset Lake yesterday with his brother to ice fish for 2 days. They were spending 2 nights on the ice in a pop up shack. That's pretty far u...
by OldWin
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Riding the lightning old buddy! :D
by OldWin
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lead Ammunition Ban
Replies: 11
Views: 517

Re: Lead Ammunition Ban

Gun control. Pure and simple.
by OldWin
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Good night old buddy. Yeah, I'm jealous.
Didn't sleep for garbage today, had to snowblow this afternoon, didn't get much of a nap before work, and now have to be up all night.
If I didn't make 3.5 million a year, it wouldn't be worth it. :D
by OldWin
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How NOT to resize a bullet ...
Replies: 26
Views: 540

Re: How NOT to resize a bullet ...

I have both 5.56 and 300BO rifles. It pays to be careful. Another is 30-30 and 32WS. May not explode, but it sure is going to spike the pressure. I once saw a pre-64 94 carbine that was stamped 30-30 but was actually chambered in 32. It looked like new. Bet it didn't shoot very well. :D Good thing i...
by OldWin
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Well that's a big win for Six. Maybe I should sent you my buffalo coat as a prize.
Well.......no, I will come up with something nicer. :D
by OldWin
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

I knew you were hoarding those Lightnings. :D
Hey thanks a lot buddy.



Thats a big code 3!
by OldWin
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Well buddy....
It beats working and trying to keep the snow cleaned up! :D
by OldWin
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Haha yeah. I wouldn't doubt you do have those! Yeah it hasn't been much of a winter here either. It's been up and down. Just crazy. We don't have anywhere near the snow we normally have. About a foot of ice at the lake. We have 3-5" coming tomorrow. Another 5-8 thus weekend. We have got an inch ever...
by OldWin
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Hey Six! That was quite a job. Nice.
Seems weird to see the ground and water not frozen. :D
by OldWin
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

I'd say you made the right choice OS.
But if you're still wanting that mag cylinder, I will swap you for the Lightning.........and even throw in the revolver and box. Then you can say you had both. :D
That's right, I'm a h3lluva guy! :D
by OldWin
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Old Savage wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:52 pm
OW, maybe you would like to part with that cylinder.
Well, seein as it's in the box with the rest, I will probably keep it. :D
Sorry buddy.
by OldWin
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

I've never had a .17 either. For that matter, the only. 22mag I have is a cylinder for my Colt Frontier Scout. I've never fired it.
Yeah.......I don't get out much. :D
by OldWin
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 2173
Views: 29506

Re: The Gun Room

Oh, it's good. As a test, I ate about 15 tacos, then hung a donut on a string about 25ft away.
I bent over, let er go, and threaded the needle ( donut ) no problem.
So my brown eye is 15/25. :D