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by OldWin
Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Hey old buddy!
I didn't hear about that. But, yeah. You got that right, buddy. We coulda' sunk em in a lake cause they'd have had so much .357 lead in em!
You think I'm rough?.....my kid is a ring tailed badazz. :D
by OldWin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Wow! Everyone has been busy. Well, Griff and Gunny at least. Good stuff guys. I started loading and hauling that old tree off today. Not fun. Oh, and Six old buddy, you know I don't borrow with intent to keep. I'm right up front about my thievery. :D It may be summer, but I still got my buffalo coat...
by OldWin
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I’m oughtta here !
Replies: 21
Views: 306

Re: I’m oughtta here !

Wow! Be safe 6pt.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 63
Views: 764

Re: Telegraph Reader

Well, I can't tell you about the bn letters, buddy.....
But I did decipher that you got some neato stuff there, Pitchy.
There is some serious history there. I love old stuff like that. The story is just a bonus.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

All 4 of them need lobotomies! Yeah they will still be a drain on society but at least the diarrhea of the mouth will stop! Let an old timer educate you two youngsters on radicalism......ALL changes in society start with radicalism.....in the beginning, most people will call these people "nuts". As...
by OldWin
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Well at least you are getting some back, buddy.
I've been paying in since 1983 and I will never see a dime most likely.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Don't worry Six, I know you're counting on me. People my age are paying your SS cause they spent all YOUR money buying votes.
So lets see.....when I retire, that means younger people will be paying mine.....
Oh, never mind. Guess I'm just SOL. :D
by OldWin
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 63
Views: 764

Re: Telegraph Reader

Nice job, Pitchy. I missed this until Six posted a pic of it on the Garand thread. He gave it to me for winning page 91.
Mighty nice of him, huh? :D
by OldWin
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Wow! It is my lucky day!
Well, other than being at work right now. And it being like 1000 degrees in here.
by OldWin
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Well the old Rubicon survived another trip. Wheeled my favorite trail today. It's gotten worse since I was there last. Three Jeeps up, three Jeeps down. No breakage. I crushed my drivers rear center cap.
Now it matches the passenger side. :D
by OldWin
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Way too hot outside, playin' with a couple 44s
Replies: 17
Views: 323

Re: Way too hot outside, playin' with a couple 44s

GunnyMack wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:40 am
Oh THOSE kinda 44s...
Jay already HAS Pitchys 44 Colt!!
Yes please better pics of the color case.

Beat me to it, Gunny.
Ole Six forgot I got dibs on Pitchy's 44spec Colt too!
by OldWin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Way too hot outside, playin' with a couple 44s
Replies: 17
Views: 323

Re: Way too hot outside, playin' with a couple 44s

Haha I can believe that!
Funny thing is, I have an old 3 screw SB that would be a perfect candidate for that sweet setup. Well, it's my dad's. Hasn't been fired in 20 years.
by OldWin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Sorry the hip is still giving you fits, old buddy.
I got a couple of limbs on one of the other trees that should come off before too long.
I've done those tension cuts before, more than once. I will if I have to, but not if I don't have to. :D
by OldWin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Way too hot outside, playin' with a couple 44s
Replies: 17
Views: 323

Re: Way too hot outside, playin' with a couple 44s

Ooooohhh......there it is! My favorite SB! :D
by OldWin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

GunnyMack wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:28 pm
I called DIBS on the 25/20 , you guys can fight over the 30-40!!
Deal!
by OldWin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Sixgun wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:12 pm
Jay....I was so excited to be the first to tell the news that I F. U.......yes, 30 U.S. or as unknowledgable people call the 30-40 Krag.---6
Cool! The 30-40 Krag is my favorite 95 chambering. Just seems right.
by OldWin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Thanks bud! I've already been here a long time haha.
Ohhhhhh. The 25-20 is a MARLIN 94. Now it makes sense.
He said above the 95 was a 30-40. Is it that or 06?
by OldWin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 63
Views: 764

Re: Telegraph Reader

Super nice, Lenn. Great job. Looks real "old timey". :D
by OldWin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh I was bad.
Replies: 23
Views: 347

Re: Oh I was bad.

Nice! You got the right chambering in that 95!
Is it a 92 25-20, or a 94 25-35?

Oh ok! A MARLIN 94.
by OldWin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Ok, speaking of morons, yesterday in the heat this big maple on my front lawn had to come down. In the power lines, hanging over the house, and near the power line to the house. Had a bud of my sons bring his bucket truck over. Now today when it's CRAZY HOT, I had to saw up and clean up the mess. No...
by OldWin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Six, you are EXACTLY right regarding these moron politicians. I have been saying this same thing. Every time they open their mouth, it helps us. An added bonus is it causes discourse in their own party.
by OldWin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 63
Views: 764

Re: Telegraph Reader

Wow! That looks like an original old timey one for sure!
Great work, buddy.
by OldWin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chrongraphed a couple loads from my Trapper yesterday
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Re: Chrongraphed a couple loads from my Trapper yesterday

I've seen you mention the 130gr Speer before and am quite intrigued. It is definitely on my short list to try in my Trapper.
by OldWin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone shoot a winchester 62
Replies: 16
Views: 339

Re: Anyone shoot a winchester 62

I have one. It is a lot of fun to shoot and shoots extremely well.
Have fun with it! Congrats.
by OldWin
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Nope
by OldWin
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 63
Views: 764

Re: Telegraph Reader

Cool! Thanks for the video buddy.
Gettin' the old Jeep ready for the trail on Sunday.
by OldWin
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Jay we used pack a garden sprayer with tap water for our “wheelin” trips. Low speed and lots of torque on a hot day. Really good for the radiators. We found it worked well on T shirts too 😍but that’s a different story. That's a good idea......for the radiator. :D My rig is pretty squared away, and ...
by OldWin
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Now that's funny right there, Lenn. Or not.... :D And I get the weather last of all. I wonder if Nath and GK get that weather a week or so after me? :D Not bad here today, but it was sticky and 80 yesterday. They are saying it's going to be crazy bad Saturday. Supposed to go Jeeping Sunday. One of o...
by OldWin
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dumb phones
Replies: 37
Views: 627

Re: dumb phones

I have a smartphone, but have no computer. I use my phone for that stuff. I rarely use the telephone feature. Nobody calls me but my family.
It is also my camera, because it is with me when I need one. It's all I used on our recent trip to Alaska.
by OldWin
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 63
Views: 764

Re: Telegraph Reader

Neat! I didn't know any of that. I like old timey stuff and how they did things back in the day.
Thanks buddy.
by OldWin
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Well.....there goes my supper. Shoulda waited till I got to work to read that.
"Man! That grunt call sounds like shyt!" :D
by OldWin
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Six....
You're my bud and all....but I have no words.....none. :shock: :shock: :D
by OldWin
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!
Replies: 27
Views: 828

Re: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!

Thanks buddy.
Ebay is full of used Harley parts too. Some good deals now as the market is flooded.
by OldWin
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Sharps From Cody Gun Show
Replies: 10
Views: 383

Re: Old Sharps From Cody Gun Show

Wow! Just beautiful.
by OldWin
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

So sorry Gunny. You gave Dixie a good life. I hate losing a loyal friend like that, but I feel strongly that it's our responsibility to see they don't suffer for us. It's never easy.
She will be waiting for you buddy. God Bless.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!
Replies: 27
Views: 828

Re: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!

Like Malamute said, a set of drag bars with a straight 4" riser would do wonders. A seat change can help, also.
Plus, it'll look cooler. But, I may be biased. :D
by OldWin
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Hey guys. Sorry for the troubles Lenn and Todd.

Glad no trees fell on your buildings, Lenn.
I have always wondered if one of those tables would help the wife's back.

Good luck with the eyes, Todd. Sorry if you don't make it to Sturgis.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!
Replies: 27
Views: 828

Re: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!

Yup! The 38-40 is a great cartridge. I don't have an SAA chambered for it, but have several Winchesters and an an 1889 Marlin.
by OldWin
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 63
Views: 764

Re: Telegraph Reader

That's awesome Lenn! Great job.
Now you need one of those green visors and little spectacles. That's the guy in the telegraph office in every western made. :D
by OldWin
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!
Replies: 27
Views: 828

Re: Got the beast home/ it's Alive!

Nice! Glad she's up and running.
by OldWin
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Senate Spy Stuff & Blackmail I'd never heard about....
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: Senate Spy Stuff & Blackmail I'd never heard about....

The average US citizen lives in "The Matrix".
by OldWin
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prewar mauser
Replies: 9
Views: 270

Re: Prewar mauser

Mmmmm....Mauser goodness. :D
by OldWin
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 629-6 Deluxe 45 Colt Conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 381

Re: S&W 629-6 Deluxe 45 Colt Conversion

Nice! A clean bit of work.
by OldWin
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trigger mod #2
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: Trigger mod #2

Good job Nath!
Don't worry Nath. Being armed, and that handy, they all fear you. :D
by OldWin
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Pitchy wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:36 am
Prayers up Ron, ya get better now.
Yes. Hope you are better soon. I want to say the beer will help.....but I'm not real certain.
by OldWin
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The KA-BAR Story
Replies: 21
Views: 517

Re: The KA-BAR Story

Wow! Awesome. For me, with all the years and the loss of all our WW2 vets, the stories are as priceless as the artifacts.
by OldWin
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 4541
Views: 78738

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Well! Look at Mr. Fancy Pants. :D

Nice case, Gunny.

Myself. I have a ragtag assortment of Walmart specials. :D
by OldWin
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The KA-BAR Story
Replies: 21
Views: 517

Re: The KA-BAR Story

Pretty neat!
As many knives as I have, I've never owned a Ka-Bar.
by OldWin
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a handy tool grinder.
Replies: 24
Views: 406

Re: Made a handy tool grinder.

Haha! Pretty good buddy.
No wonder chain is so expensive.
by OldWin
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Air compessor cabinet
Replies: 15
Views: 270

Re: Air compessor cabinet

Hahaha well that's a good afternoon! I'm having a coffee cause I just got up.
Had another buddy get hit last week. He is an MC guy but a good guy. Thought he was gonna lose a leg but they saved it. Broke both arms and a lot of other problems.
Man! It's like combat this year.