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by TWHBC
Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spring is springing in North Texas
Replies: 24
Views: 571

Re: Spring is springing in North Texas

Only sign I have seen of spring here in the Black Hills is increased daylight.
Still getting below zero at night and sometimes stays close to zero during the day.
Come on spring!!!!!!!!
by TWHBC
Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USS Constitution, Cross-Section Ship Model
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: USS Constitution, Cross-Section Ship Model

Nice job on restoring that model!!!
Been on the USS Constitution several times over the years and have always felt in awe of the men who sailed her and fought on her!
by TWHBC
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who likes the .410 shotgun?
Replies: 60
Views: 1115

Re: Who likes the .410 shotgun?

A. 410 Snake Charmer was always in one of my boats when I lived in Louisiana. Worked well on sharks caught out in the gulf, and water snakes when in the Geenoe while in the bayou. Had some slugs also for 2 legged critters. Son has it now, and it's presence to convinced a large drunk ner-do-well that...
by TWHBC
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shark vs Buck knife
Replies: 25
Views: 796

Re: Shark vs Buck knife

Does a 112 count?
Been carrying and using one for years now. Was a honeymoon present from my wife.
by TWHBC
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More MRI fun!
Replies: 27
Views: 693

Re: More MRI fun!

Have had multiple MRI over the years for various issues. Being a large guy, barely fit in them, especially my shoulders! Claustrophobia has become very serious as I have aged. To even get me near the tube requires nurse/assisted sedation. One time I had to have two in one day, so with the second sed...
by TWHBC
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hobie Blogspot 01/31/19 Notice
Replies: 8
Views: 513

Hobie Blogspot 01/31/19 Notice

http://shootingwithhobie.blogspot.com/
This showed up again on Hobie's blog. It has happened before , so hope it is because he hasn't logged on for 8 weeks as he notes in his instructions.
Some of you maintain communications with Hobie, so perhaps you can check in with him?
by TWHBC
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Bass
Replies: 24
Views: 682

Re: Rock Bass

Good job!!!
Hooked a few of those over the years, but wasn't able to get them off the bottom? :roll:
by TWHBC
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photos of Fine Guns
Replies: 28
Views: 867

Re: Photos of Fine Guns

Oh my!!!!!! :shock:
Heart palpitations! :mrgreen:
by TWHBC
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Papa Jim Says
Replies: 16
Views: 609

Re: Papa Jim Says

Started with a 310 in the early 60's. Still have all my 310 die sets I acquired. Went to a single stage press, but only for a while. Gave it to my BIL. Still use the 310. Only caliber I have that I do not load for is 9mm. Only problem I have ever encountered with the 310, is having two .243 win., an...
by TWHBC
Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January Humor, admittedly stolen
Replies: 5
Views: 347

January Humor, admittedly stolen

I came home from the range today

The wife had left a note on the refrigerator:

"IT'S NOT WORKING,
I can't take it anymore!
Gone to stay with my mother."

I opened the fridge, the light came on, and the beer was cold...

What the hell is she talking about?
by TWHBC
Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handy Item for Hunting Trips
Replies: 23
Views: 964

Re: Handy Item for Hunting Trips

#2 in all-time helpful tips for life in the woods!
by TWHBC
Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PillHer got a Bearkat.
Replies: 9
Views: 381

Re: PillHer got a Bearkat.

Good deal! Fun times ahead for your wife! Have had two, still have one. Always have one in the saddle bags, walking around unless the surroundings indicate a need for something bigger. Mine needed some repairs over time, so sent to Ruger, and was happy with the lock work change to handle six safely....
by TWHBC
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite 22LR ammunition
Replies: 35
Views: 944

Re: Favorite 22LR ammunition

Been using the CCI Velocitor regularly. Works in my. 22's, pistol, revolver, rifles, lever, auto, and bolt. Hits with authority, and would handle most anything you would use a. 22 for. Though I used the cheapest. 22 for pointing.
by TWHBC
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who's Going to Pay For This Operation?
Replies: 6
Views: 375

Re: Who's Going to Pay For This Operation?

Excellent! :lol:
by TWHBC
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lyman "Nutcracker"
Replies: 10
Views: 532

Re: Lyman "Nutcracker"

Yes, 2 handles, and a bunch of dies for rifle and pistol. Got the first set for. 243 win. back in the early 60's, and added dies over time. Started loading. 41 Mag. for a ruger blackhawk after reading a Skeeter Skeleton article that showed a picture of him sitting on the ground in the west Texas wil...
by TWHBC
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 22 LR three cents per round...!
Replies: 7
Views: 526

Re: 22 LR three cents per round...!

Last week bought 500 rounds for $14.99+ tax at the LGS up the road about 10 miles or so.
Remington Thunderbolt, and I will be hunting spellcheck/accuchek, match made in heaven! :? :roll:
by TWHBC
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What y'all payin' for gas?
Replies: 57
Views: 1689

Re: What y'all payin' for gas?

Griff wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:08 pm
Nuttin', It's free with the Diet soda I drink! :twisted: But, my average price of diesel this month has been $2.585/gal.
Diesel was $2.76/gal. in Colorado Springs last week, $3.17/ gal., in Cheyenne, and is running $3.29/gal. in Custer now. Gas is $2.79/gal. in Custer.
by TWHBC
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You Couldn't Make This Stuff Up!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 748

Re: You Couldn't Make This Stuff Up!!!!!!!!!

Years ago, had to argue with the USPS that postal rates to New Mexico were not international rates. Trying to send some letters and packages home from near Boston to relatives in New Mexico. I was born in New Mexico,xand working a construction job in Boston. They had a big map of the USA on the wall...
by TWHBC
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt SAA .357 M
Replies: 10
Views: 573

Re: Colt SAA .357 M

Skeeter wrote highly of Christie work!
Nice SAA and shooting!
by TWHBC
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hurricane Michael Damage - Before and After
Replies: 10
Views: 675

Re: Hurricane Michael Damage - Before and After

https://amp.businessinsider.com/us-air- ... ts-2018-10

Saw this today about F-22 and F-35 damage at Tyndall. ThoughtvI saw somewhere that the planes were flown to other bases before the hurricane hit?
by TWHBC
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The fisherman
Replies: 17
Views: 939

Re: The fisherman

ThT is cool!
Nicely done!
I have never seen one like it either!
by TWHBC
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This was gonna be my new gun....
Replies: 6
Views: 571

Re: This was gonna be my new gun....

AJMD429 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:05 pm
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/785926405?

....but my gun inventory spreadsheet requires at least 2 digits in the 'serial number' section, so I'll pass....

Otherwise, I'd have picked it up to add to the collection. :D
00001 is what I see, so when is it arriving at your place? 🤣
by TWHBC
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the Gang in the UK across the pond...
Replies: 12
Views: 742

Re: For the Gang in the UK across the pond...

Made my Monday start off well! 🤣
by TWHBC
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice public boat access.
Replies: 13
Views: 707

Re: Nice public boat access.

Nice post and pictures! Used to go to Leech Lake when we lived in MN. Spent many hours casting for muskies, and a lot of casts! Had some good ones follow, but was never lucky enough to get one. Son just about wore out a rental jet ski one weekend. Never been on one so he wanted to try. Don't think h...
by TWHBC
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....its almost that time
Replies: 90
Views: 7016

Re: I want these....

piller wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:53 am
That is some excellent handiwork. I would be afraid of scratching them.
They look pretty scratched up already! 🙃
by TWHBC
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SAWING AWAY-- pics added--
Replies: 22
Views: 1405

Re: SAWING AWAY-- pics added--

No running water here, windmill might work though like this one i built long ago. https://i.imgur.com/5kk84b8h.jpg?1 Nice picture of a fantastic project! Your other pictures sort of make me miss my time in MN. But I had to go to the Cities, for both the office and various projects in the surroundin...
by TWHBC
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bike ride to old logging camp
Replies: 12
Views: 700

Re: Bike ride to old logging camp

Yes sir that is a big logging chain!
Nice pictures!
by TWHBC
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Only Ones in the World
Replies: 12
Views: 1019

Re: The Only Ones in the World

3leggedturtle wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:28 am
I’m still trying to to figger out what the symbol is sposed to be!
Obviously an egg laying goat face! :roll:
by TWHBC
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Quote
Replies: 7
Views: 627

Gun Control Quote

If there is a gun around, I want to be in control of it - Clint Eastwood
by TWHBC
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Noticed something about the Trophy Quest .30-30 shows
Replies: 22
Views: 1343

Re: Noticed something about the Trophy Quest .30-30 shows

Thanks for pointing out those loads. It appears Buffalo Bore is loading a 190-grain Hawk flat point to 2100. That should be a potent load indeed within 150-200 yards. I remember old Sam Fadala writing that he liked to pull the 190s from .303 Savage cartridges and load them to the max for his .30-30...
by TWHBC
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made some new grips- Finished and installed
Replies: 23
Views: 902

Re: Made some new grips

Very nice! :D
by TWHBC
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well i got the wheel off anyway.
Replies: 45
Views: 2740

Re: Well i got the wheel off anyway.

Ron i really like the lift should of got one years ago and i know how ya feel about slowing down i have yet to ride the 77 this summer and only rode the 94 three times. It`s been hot and i don`t like riding in the heat, hope to ride more this fall. :) Everything is better in the fall! :P I don't ri...
by TWHBC
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dog Lick Causes Limb Amputation
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Dog Lick Causes Limb Amputation

https://fox8.com/2018/07/31/hit-him-with-a-vengeance-mans-limbs-amputated-after-he-was-likely-licked-by-dog/ New one to me, I have always heard that a dog licking a cut or wound could help keep it free of infection. Lots of sensitivities out there now, wonder if they have always been there, either i...
by TWHBC
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pump drill press
Replies: 28
Views: 1327

Re: Pump drill press

I like the point design of your spadebit! I f you need to countersink for a flush screw as is often done in wood projects, you can use the this bit just varying the depth after using a smaller bit for the threads.
by TWHBC
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amelia Earthart's Final Flight
Replies: 11
Views: 661

Re: Amelia Earthart's Final Flight

Keeps a lot of present day people busy.
Multiple TV documentaries (loose terminology) that end up with no more facts than when they started.
by TWHBC
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: N.E. US of A - travel tips, anyone?
Replies: 23
Views: 1614

Re: N.E. US of A - travel tips, anyone?

Dont't forget to enjoy the eating!!!! Been many, many years , since I was in NE for the first time, but I remember my first seafood other then freshwater fish and my first real Italian food. Be sure to try a frappe, or a tonic! :wink: To the rest of the world that is a milkshake and a coke. :lol:
by TWHBC
Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a paronomasia.....
Replies: 7
Views: 723

Re: a paronomasia.....

Hummmmmm...... guess he could have been a tuba player, can't think of a name for that though.
by TWHBC
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Levergun photo from long ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1250

Re: Levergun photo from long ago

Thanks, I really like old pictures. This one reminds me of pictures of my Dad and Uncle Henry hunting in New Mexico west of Weed.
by TWHBC
Tue May 22, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cheyenne has Passed
Replies: 13
Views: 1028

Cheyenne has Passed

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/ar ... ge-90.html

Another western giant has passed, though he acted in othervenues.
RIP!
by TWHBC
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ebay question
Replies: 8
Views: 607

Re: Ebay question

PayPal typically shows you have money in your account fairly quickly, but they take 21 days or so, before you can access that money! They are earning interest the whole time they are holding your money, and the interest is something you will not ever see!! Imagine how much money they are holding fro...
by TWHBC
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WOW,
Replies: 7
Views: 816

Re: WOW,

And they showed a clip of the American at his home ranch, where he teaches young people how to shoot for training for the biathalon. Showed them shooting prone with rifles similar in appearance to the biathalon rifles. They had the Fortner action. The reporter tried it for a round of 5 shots and the...
by TWHBC
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: womens biathlon
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: womens biathlon

Watched both also today!
by TWHBC
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Custer Documentary Near Completion
Replies: 18
Views: 1335

Re: Custer Documentary Near Completion

Will be aching for it! Keeps us updated as you learn more about broadcast schedule!
We are planning on visiting the site this year.
by TWHBC
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: load press for 357?
Replies: 18
Views: 1361

Re: load press for 357?

She looks like a black shih tzu????
An chance I am right!
In any case nice dog!!!
by TWHBC
Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crystal and tube radio`s
Replies: 131
Views: 6559

Re: Crystal radio`s

Thanks Pitchy! I looked up crystal radios on Google, and a Wikipedia article explained things. Even had a picture of a foxhole radio, very similar to yours, and how they came about, Anzio in WWII. The safety pin and razor blade was something I had never seen before. Now I have to work on terminology...
by TWHBC
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crystal and tube radio`s
Replies: 131
Views: 6559

Re: Crystal radio`s

Pitchy, would you mind explaining the various components functions? Built one of the kits, red plastic case, in the early 50's, but the only thing I remember was how much cheaper wire it took for the antenna. Also my Dad making sure that I disconnected from the antenna, and placed the end of that wi...
by TWHBC
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .63"v.75"
Replies: 9
Views: 720

Re: .63"v.75"

As usual great pictures and information !

How do you hold the camera for your pictures?
by TWHBC
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cold cold cold this morning
Replies: 49
Views: 2286

Re: Cold cold cold this morning

Pitchy you are right about the warming coming your way! -14° here on Monday. Been warming up with 40° for a high and possibly 50° over the weekend! Lows last night were the high teens. Blame it on the kids who came for the holidays! 😉 They live about 50 miles north of the Twin Cities, and think the ...