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by daisygordoninc
Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No Moose hunting in BC this year
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: No Moose hunting in BC this year

Yes, thanks I do mean far left, maybe she is so far left she is now right, Ha .
by daisygordoninc
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 115
Views: 7635

Re: Question / POLL

I'm 75, been reloading for 15 years, hunting for 65 years, followed in my dad's footsteps.
by daisygordoninc
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No Moose hunting in BC this year
Replies: 5
Views: 293

No Moose hunting in BC this year

I'm giving up on my planned moose hunt in BC this fall, would have been later this month. The border is still closed for anyone other than essential cargo. Didn't realize how much I was counting on it until I cancelled it. The guides must be struggling to keep their businesses operating. I'm hoping ...
by daisygordoninc
Sun Jul 26, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Patriotism is NOT Obedience to Government..."
Replies: 7
Views: 539

Re: "Patriotism is NOT Obedience to Government..."

Absolutely, thank you for saying so. I am a pastor in Western Oregon, we are being told by our governor Kate Brown that we cannot worship God publicly. How can it be that she is that stupid. I know California is dealing with this as well. People are beginning to push back, they should. Let people wh...
by daisygordoninc
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 115
Views: 7635

Re: Question / POLL

I am 74, been reloading about 15 years, collect Winchesters, primarily lever guns, but have many others of course.
by daisygordoninc
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The flying goose
Replies: 20
Views: 804

Re: The flying goose

Pretty darn cool, thanks for posting it, it gives some of us great ideas.
by daisygordoninc
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94s made in the 30's
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Winchester 94s made in the 30's

I've been buying/selling and collecting Winchester 94s for around 25 years. I rarely see a 94 made in the 30's.
Do you think the depression had an effect on how many rifles were being made by Winchester ?
by daisygordoninc
Thu May 21, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 special
Replies: 21
Views: 1076

Re: 32 special

Nice Gun, great pictures. I hunt deer with my "old" 94 32 special, made in 46. It shows lots of wear
like yours but shoots very well, just love carrying it. I have other much nicer ones but love it because
it is only one year younger than I am.
by daisygordoninc
Mon May 18, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 32 special
Replies: 21
Views: 1076

Re: 32 special

I love the 32 special, grew up shooting deer with a 94 given to me by my great aunt who had killed many deer with it. I think it was made in the 30's. My dad also had one, we hunted for many years with those 32s. I presently own several 94s in 32 special made from 46 to 55, several in very good cond...
by daisygordoninc
Sun May 10, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 32 Special
Replies: 8
Views: 519

Re: Winchester 94 32 Special

Here is a second pic of the 32 special
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by daisygordoninc
Sun May 10, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 32 Special
Replies: 8
Views: 519

Re: Winchester 94 32 Special

Here are a couple of picks of sight, and the writing on the barrel, Nickel Steel Barrel/Especially for Smokeless Powder
I just can't get these pics to transfer, I have always had trouble with that on this sight, still do.
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by daisygordoninc
Sun May 10, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 32 Special
Replies: 8
Views: 519

Winchester 94 32 Special

I have a Winchester 94 32 special that has serial number 171306, which was built in 1899. Of course the first 32 sp was built in Oct. 1901. I've ask a few gun guys what they think this means and most do not know. One suggested that it may have been manufactured as a 30-30 then rebarreled to 32 sp, a...
by daisygordoninc
Sat May 02, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1st Ammendment
Replies: 6
Views: 561

Re: 1st Ammendment

In Oregon our governor declared an emergency and made all kinds of requirements. The Oregon constitution says she can do that for 15 days then the legislature must meet and vote to extend it by a 2/3 vote. She has not done that at all, she is in violation of Oregon law.
by daisygordoninc
Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shingles vaccine
Replies: 15
Views: 785

Re: Shingles vaccine

After watching my wife go through a long case of shingles I gladly got the shot and was quite glad to feel
badly for a couple of days. I didn't think my wife was ever going to get through it, she now has had her
shingles shot as well.
by daisygordoninc
Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IRS Tax Refunds Are Coming In
Replies: 13
Views: 635

Re: IRS Tax Refunds Are Coming In

Why are people who are still fully employed getting checks from the Government? Sounds like election year
politics to me.
by daisygordoninc
Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sewing Machine Chair
Replies: 17
Views: 570

Re: Sewing Machine Chair

My grandma had one, I used to like to peddle it just to see it work. She used it to sew when I was growing up. She also came to Oregon from California on a covered wagon from Susanville CA when she was a small girl with her parents who came to homestead near the Siuslaw river in Western Oregon. Her ...
by daisygordoninc
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY GLORIOUS RESURRECTION
Replies: 12
Views: 497

Re: HAPPY GLORIOUS RESURRECTION

Happy Easter, it's great to know Jesus. I am a pastor so we are doing our services Livestream from our associate pastor's living room. Lots to learn about that, we are getting better at it, but the message of resurrection and hope is the same. What is surprising to us is that more people watch on Fa...
by daisygordoninc
Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hardships of sheltering in place:
Replies: 33
Views: 1562

Re: hardships of sheltering in place:

Beautiful, thanks for sharing all of that with us. Question, what kind of winter have you had in Alaska, I always hear how warm it is getting to be there, My friend in Kodiak said they have had lots of cold and snow, what about there where you are ? I am often on Prince of Wales Island, seems they s...
by daisygordoninc
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Dog and I Have a Lot in Common Now...........
Replies: 7
Views: 713

Re: My Dog and I Have a Lot in Common Now...........

I've always wanted to grow up and be like my dog, yellow lab who loves everyone,
forgives me, and wants to be with everyone.
by daisygordoninc
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger 57 5.7 x 28 mm
Replies: 9
Views: 485

Ruger 57 5.7 x 28 mm

Ruger has a new pistol out, you likely have seen it already. I am completely unfamiliar with the 5.7 x 28 mm. What would that caliber be used for, do any of you have experience with it ? Is it a rifle round as well ? I think it holds 20 rounds, maybe that is one of the interesting things about it. W...
by daisygordoninc
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 Grendel
Replies: 15
Views: 694

Re: 6.5 Grendel

I have shot and killed three moose in BC in recent years. I have used my Marlin 338 EXpress all three times. I have used a 200 gr. bullet all three times because I think anything with less weight might not get the job done. My shots have been 100yds, 150 yds, and 270 yds. I just can't think a light ...
by daisygordoninc
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 Grendel
Replies: 15
Views: 694

6.5 Grendel

Anyone believe 6.5 Grendel is heavy enough for elk or moose hunting ? I have believed because of the light bullet weight it is probably not a good choice for large game ? I know many people believe it is just about the perfect gun for almost anything. Anyone have opinions or experience with large ga...
by daisygordoninc
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester conversion
Replies: 11
Views: 818

Re: Winchester conversion

Winchester 71s are too impressive to do anything to it, keep it, or sell it to me.
by daisygordoninc
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range Report, 106 year-old Winchester carbine 44-40 (photos)
Replies: 23
Views: 1497

Re: Range Report, 106 year-old Winchester carbine 44-40 (photos)

That 44-40 would bring a smile to any levergun enthusiast. You found a true prize.
I love that it shoots so accurately, I hope you get to shoot something with it.
There aren't a lot of those in that condition left.
Congratulations.
by daisygordoninc
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old time prices, now forgotten
Replies: 12
Views: 912

Re: Old time prices, now forgotten

The thing I remember about the sears catalog was that all my friends at school had the same flannel shirts each fall,
we all ordered through the sears catalog, and there were only a few patterns.
by daisygordoninc
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six Seconds.....Can I get an "AMEN".....!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 1490

Re: Six Seconds.....Can I get an "AMEN".....!!!

I am a pastor of a Church and we do have a security team. Yes I wished they all had more training but that will have to be a goal for the future. Some are ex-military, some are just guys that have shot a lot. They have had a couple of times when they had to take large knives and once a sword under a...
by daisygordoninc
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Western History lesson for today
Replies: 1
Views: 410

Re: Your Western History lesson for today

I recently read "Wild Bill" by Tom Clavin, he is known for being a great researcher and cutting out the wild stories. He includes some of the history of Calamity Jane, who is buried beside Wild Bill in Deadwood. You might be interested because so much of what has been written is just story and not f...
by daisygordoninc
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric to gas golf cart conversion.
Replies: 17
Views: 685

Re: Electric to gas golf cart conversion.

Amen, glad you are here, I feel safer knowing you are around.
Gordon
by daisygordoninc
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Winchester museum near Dubois WY
Replies: 2
Views: 229

Re: New Winchester museum near Dubois WY

Thanks, may be something worth seeing some time. That sounds interesting, he must have been a military guy .
by daisygordoninc
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Winchester museum near Dubois WY
Replies: 2
Views: 229

New Winchester museum near Dubois WY

Does anyone know Dan Starks who is building a Winchester Museum near Dubois WY right now.
Plans to have it open by next year. I have a friend who lives there and has watched it being
built. Kind of odd given the Cody Museum is so close to that area. Anyone heard about it ?
by daisygordoninc
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moose Hunting in Central BC
Replies: 9
Views: 649

Re: Moose Hunting in Central BC

Hey thanks, I'm looking at options, that is generous of you to offer being a host.
by daisygordoninc
Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 1895 Last of the Classic Lever Actions
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Winchester Model 1895 Last of the Classic Lever Actions

Received my new book by Rob Kassab & Brad Dunbar, wow ! So beautifully done, should be around for generations. I'm thankful to them for their hard work, research and passion to do this project for so many who treasure lever actions and treasure the 1895. Thank you Rob and Brad . Are either of them e...
by daisygordoninc
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Visit to Cody
Replies: 2
Views: 143

Visit to Cody

I flew to Cody this week, a friend picked me up at the airport who knew the area, he is actually from Dubois and drove up to be my guide. I had just had my gun article published in the WACA Journal, so they made me feel really welcome, and of course no charge for the museum two day event for us. It ...
by daisygordoninc
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Winchester Book On 1895 Lever Actions
Replies: 49
Views: 2690

Re: New Winchester Book On 1895 Lever Actions

Thanks got mine ordered, can't wait to see it, have been hearing about it for some time now.
Will have to purchase my own 1895, which I have wanted to do for a long time. Have bid on
several, but they can be spendy.
by daisygordoninc
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moose Hunting in Central BC
Replies: 9
Views: 649

Re: Moose Hunting in Central BC

Should have started hunting in BC in those days. I was living in Africa for some of those years and didn't have much money later. There is so much room for hunting in BC and so few moose hunters. I suppose we will be seeing the same kind of thing here in the USA in the future if the liberals have th...
by daisygordoninc
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moose Hunting in Central BC
Replies: 9
Views: 649

Re: Moose Hunting in Central BC

My guide can't even hunt in his own area with the tag he has. Moose tags are a draw for Canadians who live there.
by daisygordoninc
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moose Hunting in Central BC
Replies: 9
Views: 649

Re: Moose Hunting in Central BC

I don't think we could get our guns and ammo in the country without a letter from our guide.
Don't think I could buy a moose tag without the guide.
by daisygordoninc
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moose Hunting in Central BC
Replies: 9
Views: 649

Moose Hunting in Central BC

Just recently learned that my moose hunting in the Caribou District of BC will not happen this fall. The liberals in Vancouver have been persuaded by someone, maybe representing the Native Tribes to curtail the guided moose hunts this fall. My guide who usually gets 7 tags and plans his hunts around...
by daisygordoninc
Sat May 25, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 38-55
Replies: 33
Views: 2235

Re: Winchester 94 38-55

really nice gun, one of a kind, congratulations, great caliber also.
by daisygordoninc
Sat May 25, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Winchester Arms Collectors Association
Replies: 8
Views: 524

The Winchester Arms Collectors Association

Several years ago I might have asked this question on this forum previously, so bear with me.
Are any of you members of the WACA ? And if you are, have you been to the Cody Wyoming
event that takes place in July ? I'm wondering if it is worth the trip. Any thoughts ?
by daisygordoninc
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did Marlin Make a 1895 in 444 ?
Replies: 10
Views: 508

Did Marlin Make a 1895 in 444 ?

I know a guy that is hunting for a 444, he believes Marlin made them in the 1895 model.
Does anyone know for sure ? Does anyone have one ?
by daisygordoninc
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Twobit: info on Winchester 92
Replies: 0
Views: 819

Twobit: info on Winchester 92

Twobit,
I know you are keeping and tracking many Winchester 92's. I have one and maybe I have already sent info. to
you about it if not I would like to, and ask a question about it.
by daisygordoninc
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Winchester 92 25-20
Replies: 3
Views: 322

Old Winchester 92 25-20

I have a question regarding the date of manufacture of my older Winchester 92 25-20. Under Winchester Dates of Manufacture my 25-20 is listed as 1897. When I wrote for the Winchester Letter from Cody, my 25-20 with serial number 159065 the letter says it was received in warehouse on March 5, 1901. W...
by daisygordoninc
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 19 Feb 1945 Operation Detachment ....... Marines invaded Iwo Jima
Replies: 4
Views: 342

Re: 19 Feb 1945 Operation Detachment ....... Marines invaded Iwo Jima

I was born in July of 1945, my dad was in the Pacific but not at Iwo Jima. That battle was so significant and what a sacrifice for so many. Thanks for the reminder. My dad didn't come home until the war was over and able to get on a ship to come home. Some of those ships had thousands of men sitting...
by daisygordoninc
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Rare Western Washington Snow Storm
Replies: 20
Views: 1059

Re: The Rare Western Washington Snow Storm

It's hard to believe but I read an article that credited the extreme cold in the midwest, and the unusual snows out west
to "global warming". Yes, I couldn't believe it either. Pretty amazing. :D
by daisygordoninc
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 38-55
Replies: 33
Views: 2235

Re: Winchester 94 38-55

Really nice rifle, thanks for showing it to us.
by daisygordoninc
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show
Replies: 38
Views: 2097

Re: A Brand New Winchester Calibre At Shot Show

My hope would be that Winchester might put that new 350 in a lever action. It will be interesting to see what the
ballistics look like. Those should be out soon I would think. Has anyone seen a box of these in a store ?
by daisygordoninc
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action
Replies: 27
Views: 1896

Re: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action

My thought, since I only hunt with lever action guns, there should be a lever action in every caliber.
Glad Henry is doing that. This fall will be the first time I hunt moose and bear with my Browning 300 Win Mag lever action.
Can't wait, anxious to see Henry's new gun.
by daisygordoninc
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New year 2019 hunt
Replies: 10
Views: 700

Re: New year 2019 hunt

Great way to start the new year for sure. What guns do you use for pig hunting ?
by daisygordoninc
Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 7
Views: 463

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Everyone, so glad Jesus came, so glad He is coming back, much to celebrate, we still live in the greatest country in the world, and many Americans still believe what our money says, In God We Trust. Glad our president believes we must have a strong military to protect our nation, and...