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by OldWin
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

I think the fix is in. :D
Have a good day at the range buddy.
I had one Saturday.
by OldWin
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: anyone use reduced 357 loads?
Replies: 8
Views: 95

Re: anyone use reduced 357 loads?

I load 6.5gr of Unique behind a 158gr plated round nose. It gets 1350 out of a 20" Rossi and 950 out of a 4" Smith 66.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Yup. "Makin' Do" has been a way of life here for centuries. It can be kind of fun and made a sport of but it's more fun when you know you don't really need to do it. I know a few people with money. Some are really good people too. When I meet these people I always ask myself if I'd trade places with...
by OldWin
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Back at work.
I am officially bumming. So much for good sleep and feeling like a human. :D
I really hoped the place had closed while I was gone. :D
by OldWin
Sun Jul 12, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

I don't know how you guys do it. :shock:

It's 84 here today. The slightest thing I do and the sweat is streaming off me. I changed a rotor on front of the truck yesterday and had puddles on the garage floor.
by OldWin
Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Hear you bud! We replaced the bearings just a few years ago. And, we keep grease guns handy! They are GTG. That old tractor gas been well maintained. Been in the family since new. Yup. I stopped working any overtime years ago. Once you hit 50, you learn your time is worth more than time and a half.....
by OldWin
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Here they are, what is known in Cali as street tacos., pollo (chicken) and beef. Small, simple usually with an onion cilantro mix and red and green sauce. We get those here in Texas. I am not fond of hot foods. I keep to the mild stuff such as jalapenos. Yes, jalapenos are considered mild here. O.S...
by OldWin
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Tacos? Woohoo! I love em. I usually have em once a week but its my own twist. I just break the shells up in a BIG bowl, and add in the ingredients salad style. I like hot stuff so it is heaped with peppers and hot sauce. Man, am I dreading going back to work tomorrow night. I have been out for 3 wee...
by OldWin
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Weird! I was in that same spot last summer! Got me a Deadwood Harley shirt too! I think it's in some of my recent posted pictures. It has 2 crossed 51 Navies on the front over a skull in Wild Bill's hat.
by OldWin
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Doc, your opinion, will blue Gov leaders..
Replies: 32
Views: 553

Re: Doc, your opinion, will blue Gov leaders..

Masks are totalitarianism at it's finest.

The numbers of conforming virtue signaling sheep make me sick.

This country is doomed.
by OldWin
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Bummer Griff. Sorry to hear about the troubles.
And the heat! Man, thats crazy.

Gunny,
No haircut since when?
I'm mostly bald and I can't go that long.
by OldWin
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Hey OS! Haha yeah. Unless you are flying into Portland, it can be tough. The best "real" airport IMO is Bangor. It is small, easy to get into and through. It is mostly military as it used to be Dow air force base. My work is on the old base, right beside the runway. If you land in Boston, you can ta...
by OldWin
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

The rules depend a lot on where, and how, you are traveling. Flying is fastest. You have no control but it is over the quickest and you are only in airports. Driving gives more flexibility but a lot depends on where you are and how willing you are to skirt the rules. Last year we drove thousands of ...
by OldWin
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Made it home last night. I hate traveling. The last leg of the flight is on a twin engine Cessna. On the way out it was just the wife and I. Coming home, there was this "artist" (hippie) who had never been to Maine. Nice enough I guess but talked too much. :D I really want to bring my mom and dad up...
by OldWin
Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Wimpy? Guess thats how they did it before EBD cards. :D Ha! I will be ok if I can make it home. Then it's no problem. Got a bunch of work to do on the old JD. They managed to find me a brandy new NOS factory mowing deck. Gotta swap all my spindles and pulleys over. Gotta sand out and repaint the rea...
by OldWin
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Charlie Daniels RIP
Replies: 11
Views: 228

Re: Charlie Daniels RIP

So sad to hear. I have always loved his music and his beliefs.
One of the first albums I ever bought. We did a lot of backwoods 4 wheeling, fishing, and just partying listening to the CDB.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

I am saddened to hear that Charlie Daniels passed today. I was too FW. I always liked him. His music and his beliefs. Good man gone. Well, we said our goodbyes. It ain't never easy. The good news is the whole gang is coming to our place for 2 weeks in November. Can't wait! Hunting with my son is al...
by OldWin
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Gunny...it's not luck....it's pre programmed destiny by our creator. Now, just take a look at T-Bone's grandson....that boy was programmed to WIN....He's an early July baby.....only in the beginning of July....late July, after the 17th are serious losers that are destined to live a life of misery b...
by OldWin
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Gotta catch up! Happy Birthday Bennett. Levers and hammers to you my boy! And a big Happy Birthday to my bud Six. You ain't old, so don't sweat it. You still get around good and can do what you need to. Some never can. I know too well what it is to have your kids far away. Well, one of em anyway. :(...
by OldWin
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Hey Jay! How did it shoot? I remember I changed the rear sight probably 10 years ago (had a very rare tang sight in it) and reinstalled the factory sight and can't remember shooting it since then. Years may be off a bit.....I said earlier you may have to change the front sight. Let me know if there...
by OldWin
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Hit the range today. Had a great time shooting the kids 94 carbine aaaannnddd......
I'm tellin' ya, Jack's old 1895 35WCF never looked so good! Boy, do I make that rifle look good! :D
We had a ball shooting it. The thing is just beautiful.
Thanks again, Six. You did right by the kid.
by OldWin
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Holy smokes OS!

Prayers for a quick and full recovery.
by OldWin
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Nice Jay....probably 30 degrees up there and you have a t shirt on. Yea...you baaaaddd! We watched a documentary on this island off the coast of Maine where rich people build vacation houses then they turned it into a national park in 1916. Interesting ...beautiful country. The highest peak is call...
by OldWin
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

So old Jay is adding to the list of places I've lugged a Winchester carbine.
Top of Old Woman Mt. and Chiniak pt. :D
by OldWin
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks guys! I must have been a civil engineer in another life. Engineer maybe but certainly not "civil." 50 degrees? Don't get no better than 50-60 for a year round temp.... Keep looking Jay.....dig..go in the weeds, ask the bears.....got to be a 1919 somewhere......maybe a 1911 under a rock.... C...
by OldWin
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks guys! Yes, this is rare weather for Kodiak. It is in the high 50's or so. Very nice. I must have been a civil engineer in another life. I find that stuff fascinating. When I'm hunting, I'm always looking for old roadbeds, foundations, etc. Case of BAR's? I couldn't have lugged em outta there!...
by OldWin
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Had a great day of Jeepin' and exploring Kodiak. First picture is a brown bear taken about 10pm last night. He was about 50 yards away. Glad we had a rifle cause we left the doors and windows for the Jeep home. :D The rest are from today. We were exploring old WW2 bunkers out at Chiniak and other pl...
by OldWin
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Ooooooohhhh...... shiney! :D
My buddy. Always holding out.

Me likey. :D
by OldWin
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Glad the pup is on the mend Gunny.

Hey OS, are you bionic? :D
by OldWin
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

I've heard of it. Can't remember if I've seen it. If so, it was a long time ago.
by OldWin
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rossi 92 Reciever Sights
Replies: 7
Views: 204

Re: Rossi 92 Reciever Sights

Welcome!

I have an old steel 66 Lyman on my 92 Rossi SRC in .357.
by OldWin
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 106
Views: 1446

Re: Question / POLL

Coming up on 53.
Got my first BB gun for Christmas when I was 3. Been shooting all my life. Started buying old Winchesters in high school.
Started reloading with my dad when I was in jr. high. Started casting about 10 years later.
by OldWin
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

That is true Gunny. But some years they get buried. One winter when my son was here before, they about 10 feet.
What a place to have a mountain sled! Makes my mouth water. :D
by OldWin
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

It's not cheap to buy but nobody buys it. They only keep the best. The very dark red colored.
The pink colored they call "dog salmon". Because for years it's what they dried and fed sled dogs. :D

Yup. That old 35 looks right at home here. One of the nicest 95s I've seen.
by OldWin
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks FW! They are smaller than whitetails. At least smaller than ours. They are really good eating though. My son has some on ice. A bunch of jerky too. There are no moose on Kodiak island. Just deer, bears, and small game. It's so huge you'd never know you were on an island. It's all mountains an...
by OldWin
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Apparently, they have em here too! These blacktail deer run around like dogs. All over people's lawns and everything. I'd never go hungry! :D
by OldWin
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

No luck. Salmon don't seem to be runnin around here today. Them and the bears are usually linked, so........
Did see some beautiful country. Saw some whales too!
by OldWin
Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Mr. P........ or Homie P. :D
Sounds good to me bro!

I'm out scoutin' bears and salmon. I will check back in a while bud. Can't believe I have service!
Beautiful here man! :D
by OldWin
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Well Bird Man, Sorry to hear our pal Six is throwing in the towel. When I came to this forum, he was one of the first to welcome me and help share info and knowledge. Made me feel like an "insider". I consider the man a friend, and I dont have many. I'm going to hang around here. I'm not going to be...
by OldWin
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice Time At The Range . . . Until It Rained
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Re: Nice Time At The Range . . . Until It Rained

Sounds like a great time Steve. Other than the rain. My range is a lot like that. Most times nobody is there, however. So is ours which is why it was so unusual. I guess a lot of shooters got cabin fever yesterday. Yup. I have had the opportunity to help people a few times and it always makes me ha...
by OldWin
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice Time At The Range . . . Until It Rained
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Re: Nice Time At The Range . . . Until It Rained

Sounds like a great time Steve. Other than the rain.
My range is a lot like that. Most times nobody is there, however.
by OldWin
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Not much difference around home. Other than the self appointed "compliance police" or those that think virtue signaling makes them better people.
by OldWin
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks OS. Hope all is well with you.
by OldWin
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

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Man! This place is dead. Something happen? Did I miss something?
Oh well. Had a rare clear day here today so I snapped some pics.
One overlooking the town of Kodiak. One of my wife and son. And one overlooking the airfield and some of the base. All taken from Pillar mt. Haven't seen any bears yet.
by OldWin
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Got out for a bit. The kid wanted to check some spots in the river to see if the salmon were running. No luck yet.
Once the coast was clear of salmon and bears, the latest generation had to do some rock throwin' with Nanny K.
Kid drug an old 94 carbine along to stand security.
by OldWin
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

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That's a swell idea Gunny! He should buy the beer and food too! He obviously does better than me. Wish I could afford to shop at Six's Gun Room. :D Here's a few more pics coming in and on the way to my son's house. Snapped a couple of a glacier and a glacial lake south of Anchorage. Even the busted ...
by OldWin
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt Frontier Six Shooter
Replies: 14
Views: 499

Re: Colt Frontier Six Shooter

That Colt is just beautiful! What a score.
The Frontier Six Shooter has to be the coolest thing Colt ever did. Wish they would bring them back.
by OldWin
Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Hey buddy! It's 9:10 right now.
Thanks bud. Cody said he may give you a call when he gets ready to load for it. He just bought a new house here so he's been a little busy. :D
by OldWin
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

Well I finally made it to Kodiak. Would have posted sooner but had to get on the kids wifi. Man! Jack's old 95 is freakin beautiful! Had it in my hands a while ago. Along with my kids sweet pre 64 model 70 Super Grade. So I got promised to shoot the 95. Probably just a ploy to get me to buy beer. :D...
by OldWin
Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4963
Views: 81887

Re: The Gun Room

That isnt surprising !! My #1 likes 4227 well enough but I also tried lilgun and its as good... I think. I like lilgun, works in hornet, bee, 410& 28 ga, even the 450 Bushmaster. Try a pound ! Hey buffalope, glad your travels went 'well' ! Sure hope you have the opportunity to share some pics of Ko...