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by OldWin
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Hahaha yeah! Sadly, there is probably more truth to that than I'd like to admit! :D
by OldWin
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Win 1873?
Replies: 13
Views: 726

Re: The Win 1873?

Sixgun wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:55 pm
Hey Jay.....you guys have the 1873 up your way? Already?
Well yeah. We are on the cutting edge up here buddy! :D
by OldWin
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossed over to the dark side !
Replies: 26
Views: 818

Re: Crossed over to the dark side !

Nice! If it was 30 years ago, I'd never do it. Now, however, I have no problem with carrying a 9mm and do it quite often. If you can practice more with cheaper ammo (excluding the recent unpleasantness), and as such shoot better and faster, you are better armed with the 9mm. Been thinking of a 1911...
by OldWin
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If we had to hunt for our food I am not sure what I would do ..
Replies: 9
Views: 256

Re: If we had to hunt for our food I am not sure what I would do ..

GunnyMack wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:47 pm
Guess I'd starve as i really think Krispy Kreams are disgusting. :D
So it ain't just me? :D
by OldWin
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hunting at the remote mine this week
Replies: 25
Views: 289

Re: hunting at the remote mine this week

Nice! Great job. My son and his buddy have been hunting blacktails on Kodiak. His buddy shot a nice buck. They had a 6 mile hump out with all the gear, meat, and head. I used to be that young! :D me too! back in late 80’s on a fly in hunt , a buddy and i packed my monster moose, over 7 miles ! star...
by OldWin
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Win 1873?
Replies: 13
Views: 726

Re: The Win 1873?

All the above reasons.......

But most importantly, it's how you clear a room with style. :D
by OldWin
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crossed over to the dark side !
Replies: 26
Views: 818

Re: Crossed over to the dark side !

Nice! If it was 30 years ago, I'd never do it. Now, however, I have no problem with carrying a 9mm and do it quite often. If you can practice more with cheaper ammo (excluding the recent unpleasantness), and as such shoot better and faster, you are better armed with the 9mm. Been thinking of a 1911 ...
by OldWin
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Wow, new page. Funny you mention old Colts in walls. When I was in school, I did a lot of carpentry and siding/insulation jobs. I always hoped to find an old SAA or Winchester in a wall. Then I'd remember......this is Maine. Wouldn't nobody put a working or junk gun in a wall. May stuff aunt Margare...
by OldWin
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hunting at the remote mine this week
Replies: 25
Views: 289

Re: hunting at the remote mine this week

Nice! Great job.
My son and his buddy have been hunting blacktails on Kodiak. His buddy shot a nice buck. They had a 6 mile hump out with all the gear, meat, and head.
I used to be that young! :D
by OldWin
Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Marlin 1881
Replies: 13
Views: 248

Re: Big Marlin 1881

Neat rifles. I had a factory 24" octagon in 45-70 for many years.
by OldWin
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Honestly, I'm still trying to wrap my head around someone putting that much stuff beside the road for free. That's crazy! :D Man! You can tell rich folks live down there. A pile like that for free up here........there'd be fistfights, maybe a shooting. My old man bought 2 8ft 2x4s last week. It was ...
by OldWin
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: $12.00 Hat.
Replies: 22
Views: 350

Re: $12.00 Hat.

piller wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:02 am
The Larch forest fox killer?
Nice! Very upscale and classy, Piller. :D
by OldWin
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: $12.00 Hat.
Replies: 22
Views: 350

Re: $12.00 Hat.

Hey! Nice lid GK!
Now let's see.....instead of the "Motor city madman", what can we call you? :D
by OldWin
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Wow! Sorry Gunny. I've been lucky with that so far. Man! Got a new phone today. IfbI haven't mentioned how much I hate that......I HATE THAT! What a PIA. Trying not to lose stuff. And then getting the new one situated how I want. I keep my phones a long time. I wouldn't have got a new one but the ol...
by OldWin
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Six wins a model 117 Murphy switch. http://shopping.murcal.com/Catalog/Magnetic-Switches/117-Magnetic-Switch Wife's mother mercifully passed over the great divide last week. Both daughters and many relatives in and out of town. Lots to be done. Long downhill battle after heart surgery a few years a...
by OldWin
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

gamekeeper wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:43 am
I have had great success against trespassing poachers with my 12 gauge alarm gun, 12 gauge blanks or flares, I used some homemade blanks that nearly destroyed the alarm gun.... :lol:
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Now THAT is a great idea!
by OldWin
Sat Sep 12, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Glad you're happy with it old buddy. Those MUTT's are really nice.
by OldWin
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 30-30
Replies: 8
Views: 248

Re: Winchester 94 30-30

The 94's from the late 70's / early 80's had some issues with misaligned trigger return and lever lock springs. These springs need to be aligned so that they do not rub on the side of the channel of the lower tang. Remove the stock, and look carefully at the springs. If they are misaligned simply r...
by OldWin
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Great job buddy! Redneck or not. I just finished putting LED lights in the gunroom. When I did the room, I made recessed pockets in the ceiling and just used 4ft shop lights. I put a plastic shade over the opening so it looked finished. I put an outlet in each pocket so if the light died, I could ju...
by OldWin
Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just wanted to stop by & raise a glass to the memory of Sidewinder
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Just wanted to stop by & raise a glass to the memory of Sidewinder

gamekeeper wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:21 pm
piller wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:28 am
RIP Sidewinder. Having friends who wish to remember you says that you must have been a good man.
+1 to that.
+2
So many good people lost that day. Our country is sure missing them these days. I'm so tired of watching evil succeed.
God Speed sir.
by OldWin
Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to add loaded chamber indicator to M39 S&W
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: How to add loaded chamber indicator to M39 S&W

Nothing I'd need, but the most seamless one I've seen is the one Springfield Armory uses.
It's just a tiny notch in the rear of the barrel hood, letting you see the brass of a cartridge rim.
by OldWin
Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Man! I just woke up. Took a two hour nap and ran the chainsaw all day cutting trails yesterday. I was wiped. It's 40 degrees this morning. Nice! It was mud 60s yesterday. Weather is way more like it. That old guy in OSs post could have been my old man! He was right there with me all day yesterday. I...
by OldWin
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Oh yeah! That's Bob from next door!
He's the town manager. He is one of those high mucky muck types. Got his 8th grade diploma hung up on the wall like some big shot.
Just cause he went to jr. high, he thinks he's better than the rest of us. :D
by OldWin
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Yeah, that was really strange for me. I usually don't stress too much. The hours and comings and goings are strange here. Big dog. Pretty secure setup.
And well.....people know how I am. :D
by OldWin
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

I agree with Jay...he's the best at taking things apart....wasn't ten minutes and he had the locking system out of my safes.......the BEST he be!----006 Heavy downpours tomorrow..ooooooooo can't wait. Hahaha! Yeah. That would have paid off nicely! :D Weird. I just remembered. When I took a nap befo...
by OldWin
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

I'm the same way Griff. I like "being in touch" with my vehicles. And you are absolutely right. It makes all the difference when the one you're working on can sit. It sucks when you need it to get to work tomorrow haha. I'm always working on my Jeep. Think this winter I may pull the primary apart on...
by OldWin
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Good work on the dually Griff. Nobody cares like the owner. Much better job than you'd get somewhere else.
by OldWin
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

You got primo stuff man. If I had the cash, I'd be down and clean you out. :D
by OldWin
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Hey...I won 116!!!! HEY TOM.....talked to the guy in the Gun Library......told his some of what I have....THEY WANT IT.....and it looks like 80% or more of retail.....I told the guy after he said 70% of value.....whoa there buddy.....I can see that on a $500 gun but they are not getting 30% of a $5...
by OldWin
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Ain't that just the best, Tom? :D Being a thorn in the side of the "system", but they really can't do anything about it. Pretty much sums up my life from junior high till now. We were awful in Tech School. Awful. Nothing worse than dorms full of rednecks with tool boxes. And I'm proud of the fact th...
by OldWin
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Oh GK, there is no way you could have been naughty.....is there? :D Yeah. The story of the other kids laughing if you pulled away is a great example. What they now call bullying, back in the day was just normal. This is the behavior that raised a generation of people who won a world war, knew how to...
by OldWin
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Maybe a foreshadowing of my career, or my tendency to be a zerk- but I got in trouble in high school for bringing a nipple wrench to school... .... and I didn’t even use it on anyone ... :D Mostly I got in trouble for just being obnoxious though; I think the wrench was just a piece of evidence used...
by OldWin
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Woo! A Mutt. You are the only dude I know who ponied up the cash for one of those. I like them, but man! I carried the old original for years and years. Still have it. The one I carry and like now is the Rebar. It is the same size as the original, has a better lock, and my favorite is the hard wire ...
by OldWin
Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Don't get me wrong, I love Trump as much as anyone, but everyone acts like if he wins our problems are solved. Look at the onslaught from the first victory. Imagine another? And that aside....you're looking at four more years. Then what? They will make sure nothing like this will happen again. It wi...
by OldWin
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Yeah. It's sad how this country has been basically destroyed.
by OldWin
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Yup. Sad.....but it's something to keep in mind. Many people will realize they are over-scoped, rifles are too heavy, etc. That kind of shooting is what the red dot was made for. The hardest thing for most shooters nowadays is to know when "good enough is best". Most serious shooters are predisposed...
by OldWin
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

I've never been one to shoot little groups off the bench. I zero or test loads, then shoot mostly off hand.
All my ARs are set up for business. When I shoot them, it's usually on plates. I do reloads, transitions, and stuff like that.
By the looks of things these days, it was time well spent. :D
by OldWin
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt AR15A4 out shoots Windham VEX
Replies: 12
Views: 285

Re: Colt AR15A4 out shoots Windham VEX

Another AR trigger gaining a lot of respect is the Wilson Combat. It is a drop in style, and so far one of very few gaining use for front line service.
I just have ALG triggers in my AR's. I would like to put a good trigger in my 300 though.
by OldWin
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Alemites are the ones with the button fitting designed by a man whose last name was Alemite, and they are used a lot in Natural Gas plants with Rockwell Sealant Merco Pills. Zerks were designed by Oscar Zerk. Grease fittings is the name for them that the guy who pumps the lever of his lever pump ac...
by OldWin
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Haha hey bud! Yeah old Zoey ain't thin. She actually isn't as fat as she looks. She is very thick through the chest. She has crazy thick black hair and overheats easy. She weighs about 85lbs. Winter is her favorite time. When she was a pup she looked just like a bear cub. It was crazy. She is a wond...
by OldWin
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Thank you OS. My wife is just awesome. I know it's corny, but it's true.

Those fires are terrible. Hope you all stay safe out there.
by OldWin
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New to me additions !
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Re: New to me additions !

Wow! That's a lot of Marlins buddy! I have a few, maybe around 6. The newest is the second issue 95. Just thinking of it, but I've shot the biggest buck and biggest doe I've ever shot with a Marlin. The same Marlin. Built a custom trapper from a 1948 336 back in about 1993. Did one identical for my ...
by OldWin
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Yeah, yeah, I'm ok. I see how worried all my friends have been about me. Zerks, jerks, monkeys, and page winners. I never heard em called zerks till adulthood. It was always grease fittings. I thought there was a difference between them, also. I thought a zerk went in through a hollow bolt, and a gr...
by OldWin
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Hey Griff, sounds like you're trying to mow a junkyard. :D You need to mount a metal detector on the front of the tractor like the old minesweeping tanks. No charge for that idea. :D Gee thanks Jay! Never looked at it as being that upscale! Never made a dime farming... (profit that is), those junk ...
by OldWin
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Didn't get pulled out of my car and arrested.
Replies: 27
Views: 537

Re: Didn't get pulled out of my car and arrested.

Sad.
GK was once a nice upstanding gentleman. Then, he got hanging out with the wrong crowd in that........"gun room".
Now, he's run afoul of the law.

An unfortunate downward spiral. :D

Glad you skated out of it buddy!
Good show!
by OldWin
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Here’s why November will likely be the start of a bloody winter...
Replies: 6
Views: 241

Re: Here’s why November will likely be the start of a bloody winter...

This country is in the midst of an active insurrection. Plain and simple. This is right out of the playbook. Destabilize a country and its system of governance to the point it can be hijacked. Each one of us ultimately has to decide for ourselves where our line is. When the time comes, we all stand ...
by OldWin
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New to me additions !
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Re: New to me additions !

I've never owned a 37 or a 444. My cousin hunted with us for years and used a 444. It is an excellent cartridge for my locale. As I recall, it was a good shooter too.
I've had 2 Marlin 45-70's. A 72' style 1895, and an 1881.
by OldWin
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Our Jazman Is A Cool Dude
Replies: 26
Views: 419

Re: Our Jazman Is A Cool Dude

Wow. That's pretty cool! Bet you'll have the only redwood on your road. When you get a little older, it will give good shade. :D I hope so Jay...."a little older?"....Geeze, I'm 66....I might get to see it grow to the point where I can be a "shade tree gunsmith".----006 Haha yeah. Had to throw that...
by OldWin
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Our Jazman Is A Cool Dude
Replies: 26
Views: 419

Re: Our Jazman Is A Cool Dude

Wow. That's pretty cool!
Bet you'll have the only redwood on your road. When you get a little older, it will give good shade. :D
by OldWin
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5867
Views: 130676

Re: The Gun Room

Hey Griff, sounds like you're trying to mow a junkyard. :D
You need to mount a metal detector on the front of the tractor like the old minesweeping tanks.
No charge for that idea. :D

Boy Gunny. I think one of those Perazzi's is worth more than all my shotguns put together. :D