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by Nazgul
Sat May 09, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This guy is just plain down-home FUN....!
Replies: 10
Views: 771

Re: This guy is just plain down-home FUN....!

Had one of the big food service cans of baked beans that had expired. I decided to shoot it with a 45/70. Was only about 10 yards away when I fired. The can disappeared in shreds, I had time to think "Wow! How cool is that!" when the contents started raining down on me. Had to clean the gun, my shir...
by Nazgul
Sat May 09, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning 1886 45-70 SRC
Replies: 18
Views: 1143

Re: Browning 1886 45-70 SRC

Found mine at a gun show about 10 years ago. Still had the manufacturers tag holding the lever shut. Made a reasonable deal, paid for it and cut the tie and cycled the action. The seller almost fainted!!

Shot it on the way home.

Don
by Nazgul
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I like the under-desk magnetic mount....
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: I like the under-desk magnetic mount....

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by Nazgul
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My wife and I decided we don't want to have children....
Replies: 8
Views: 654

Re: My wife and I decided we don't want to have children....

Asked my Mom once if I was adopted...after a confused look she said "Why in the hell would we adopt you??!!".

Don
by Nazgul
Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why Wouldn't This Be A Good Idea??
Replies: 18
Views: 1058

Re: Why Wouldn't This Be A Good Idea??

I already take Hydroxychloroquine for my arthritis. Not sure if it will help keep me from Covid 19 or not. Good so far.

Don
by Nazgul
Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Picture
Replies: 10
Views: 651

Re: Picture

Saw Doug Turnbull about 10 years ago at a gunshow. He had a case of 10 Mod 71's sitting there.

Don
by Nazgul
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best news in years!
Replies: 10
Views: 672

Re: Best news in years!

Saw an exhibit of his original stuff in San Francisco once. Awesome!!

Don
by Nazgul
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best part of my day.
Replies: 15
Views: 528

Re: Best part of my day.

Had a Miniature Pinscher for 10 years. He was a hoot, we knew if a hummingbird farted outside. He would throw himself at dogs 10 times his size. Miss him.

Don
by Nazgul
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It was a boy!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 649

Re: It was a boy!!!

AWESOME!!!!

Don
by Nazgul
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Diploma..............
Replies: 13
Views: 591

Re: My Diploma..............

Nice!!

My son in law works in that business.

Good luck!!

Don
by Nazgul
Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Animal Cruelty
Replies: 36
Views: 2077

Re: Animal Cruelty

His "Puppy Palace" out back is where he goes when we are at work. It is a 14' x 14' enclosure with a 7' x 7' Rubbermaid storage shed in it. Inside the shed is a doghouse with heated floor for the winter and heated waterbowl. If it is really cold there is a small heat lamp in the back corner. Summer ...
by Nazgul
Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Animal Cruelty
Replies: 36
Views: 2077

Re: Animal Cruelty

We had border collies for many years, you could barely get them in the house as they didn't want to miss any possible excitement, they'd nestle down in some leaves and let the snow cover them., never the worse for wear and always ready for a new adventure. Yes , there IS animal abuse, but it's pret...
by Nazgul
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: External Hammer Shotguns: "CZ Hammer Classic" (AFTER added)
Replies: 23
Views: 2252

Re: External Hammer Shotguns: "CZ Hammer Classic" (AFTER added)

I have the Coach Gun, it is very well made and loads of fun.

Don
by Nazgul
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think I'm on the hill...
Replies: 65
Views: 3195

Re: I think I'm on the hill...

Three years ago retired from being a Heavy Equipment mechanic for almost 40 years. Married a younger woman, bought an Indian motorcycle, go to the gym and beat myself hard 3 times a week, got a job teaching at risk kids in a High School, having a great time. Yeah, it hurts, have Psoriatic Arthritis ...
by Nazgul
Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Retirees, what gets you out of bed in the morning?
Replies: 45
Views: 2193

Re: Retirees, what gets you out of bed in the morning?

Wife said I had to find something to do outside the house after 6 months. Said all I wanted to do when she got home was talk....been alone too much I guess.

So, I went to work at the school where she teaches, now I am with her 24/7.

We get along and it is nice to spent time with her.

Don
by Nazgul
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Retirees, what gets you out of bed in the morning?
Replies: 45
Views: 2193

Re: Retirees, what gets you out of bed in the morning?

Retired 3 years ago. Did what I wanted and bought a motorcycle. Started substitute teaching and found I liked it, wife is a High School teacher. Offered me a full time job running their in school suspension class for students who get in trouble. Rules are easy, NO PHONES, stay awake, sit at a desk a...
by Nazgul
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is there to like about a 450 Marlin?
Replies: 35
Views: 1696

Re: What is there to like about a 450 Marlin?

I am a 45-70 fan. Currently have 5 0f them, levers/single shot/Encore pistol. Got a deal on a near new JM Marlin Guide gun in 450 Marlin. As I hand load, my firearms see almost no factory ammo. Cast several different 45 cal rifle bullets from 350 to 550 grains, grooved and paper patch. So loading an...
by Nazgul
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FWD from Russell Frederick Jr
Replies: 11
Views: 1141

Re: FWD from Russell Frederick Jr

Awesome. Was in Gettysburg couple of weeks ago and met another Marine. We were on Culps hill, little old man with a Marine cover on. Arthur was 85 yeas old. He was at Chosin Reservoir. He stood up straight about 2 inches taller when I told him I was a Marine as well. We both remembered our rifle ser...
by Nazgul
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: External Hammer Shotguns: "CZ Hammer Classic" (AFTER added)
Replies: 23
Views: 2252

Re: External Hammer Shotguns: "CZ Hammer Classic"

I have the CZ 12ga Hammer Coach Gun. Nice quality and it shoots!!

Don
by Nazgul
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: P51 Mustang 'Voodoo'
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Re: P51 Mustang 'Voodoo'

Lived in the Sacramento area for 9 years. Went to Reno Air Races every year. Awesome!!!

You should experience the start of the Gold Race on Sunday at least once. Imagine 8-10 planes diving on to the course at 500 MPH, each with 5,000 hp at full speed.

Don
by Nazgul
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Magnificent Seven
Replies: 9
Views: 1279

Re: The Magnificent Seven

I enjoyed all of them for what they were, period westerns. The new one has more modern action, liked the characters. They are not epic movie ballads that will live forever, just good entertainment.

I have and enjoy the Japanese Seven Samurai as well.

Don
by Nazgul
Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: That Was a Close Shot...
Replies: 15
Views: 1839

Re: That Was a Close Shot...

Amazing pic!!

Saw a Zippo lighter in the Zippo museum in Bradford, PA once. Had a German bullet stuck in it. Neat story. Last time I was there the display and story was there, family had reclaimed the lighter.

Don
by Nazgul
Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Other than Guns what do you like to do??
Replies: 42
Views: 3410

Re: Other than Guns what do you like to do??

Ride my Indian.
Kayaking, think old fat guy...


Don
by Nazgul
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: model 94 big.bore 444 with wood stock.and cross bolt safety and full magazine
Replies: 16
Views: 1720

Re: model 94 big.bore 444 with wood stock.and cross bolt safety and full magazine

I bought a Timber Carbine when they came out. It is one of my favorites. It is accurate with about anything I have tried. My preferred is a 290 gr. Cast flat nose. It also shoots the Lee 310 gr. Flat nose well . This is a significant increase of penetration at moderate speeds. I think you will like ...
by Nazgul
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best one liner ever!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1956

Re: Best one liner ever!!!

My daughter was a waitress in a busy local restaurant while in college. She was very good looking. The little p*ck*rhead manager was bothering her after she told him to knock it off. I stopped on my way home from work late on night just to check on her. There was a tandem wheeled wrecker in the park...
by Nazgul
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where do you sit
Replies: 37
Views: 2455

Re: Where do you sit

Right side, rear of the church. Good view of the front entrance and about 6' from it. Several years ago we a real threat from a local man. He threatened the church leadership physically, was drunk/high most of the time, and was arrested more than once. I was a deacon at the time, we started carrying...
by Nazgul
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Girlfriend
Replies: 18
Views: 1808

Re: My Girlfriend

My wife had surgery, I carried her to the kitchen so she could do the dishes and make dinner. Thought I was helping, but she got mad.

Don
by Nazgul
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scout scope Question
Replies: 7
Views: 436

Re: Scout scope Question

I use 2 of them, both Leupold. One on a M1A Socom, another on a Ruger GS. They work very well for me. Easy to get a sight picture and accurate.

I would recommend a scout scope, the eye relief places it into view better.

Don
by Nazgul
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying Other People's Handloads
Replies: 34
Views: 1776

Re: Buying Other People's Handloads

I was given 750 pounds of 45 ACP a few years ago. Unknown reloaded. New brass, loaded with fmj bullets, load data listed on the box. I weighed about 33% of them as a sample and they were consistent. I reload everything I shoot. Never shoot any other reloads as a rule, have fired about half of these....
by Nazgul
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Garage sale knives
Replies: 8
Views: 1269

Re: Garage sale knives

Got new Case clip point folder with pocket clip, jigged bone handle. For $1.

Asked if all the knives in box were a dollar like the sign said( they were Chinese junk). He said yes!!!

Don
by Nazgul
Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keeping your cool on the motorcycle
Replies: 59
Views: 5322

Re: Keeping your cool on the motorcycle

Ride a new Indian Chief Dark Horse every chance I get. You have to be very aware, have had a few close calls. I really hate tail gaters, especially on the bike. If anything happens I don't have a chance. Learned to be very calm, can't give into emotions. Let the idiot cut you off and slow down. If t...
by Nazgul
Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wanna Be a SAILOR?
Replies: 12
Views: 1551

Re: Wanna Be a SAILOR?

Step high every 13 steps to clear the kneeknocker.

Don
by Nazgul
Wed Jul 26, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just one more reason to NOT use social media...
Replies: 15
Views: 1830

Re: Just one more reason to NOT use social media...

Seriously??? Social media is no more than you let it be. Our church has a facebook page. We stay connected to each other for all types of things. I am on facebook with family and friends as well. Here is a clue-BE AN ADULT!! If you don't want everyone to know something, DON'T POST IT!!! If you don't...
by Nazgul
Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recurves again
Replies: 30
Views: 2942

Re: Recurves again

Anyone in reasonable shape can shoot a 50-55# bow. I am 62 and have arthritis and shoot a 55# longbow.

Now, I just acquired a 80# bow and it is a bit of a challenge. Superbly accurate so far but will take a little getting used to.

Not bragging, just can't shy away from a challenge.

Don
by Nazgul
Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Muzzle loading....
Replies: 41
Views: 2838

Re: Muzzle loading....

I have several muzzleloaders. Was going to build one from a Track of the Wolf kit. Found a custom built Hawken .54 at a gun show last fall. When I picked it up, it fit like a glove. Paid too much for it, but don't regret it one bit. Accurate as can be. About once a month I get it out and shoot 40-50...
by Nazgul
Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Accurate 30-30...?
Replies: 49
Views: 3334

Re: Most Accurate 30-30...?

I have a Uberti Low Wall in 30-30, has a 26" barrel. I have not completely wrung it out yet but it shows very good potential with factory ammo. Twice I have fired near 2" at 80 Yards. It has a short throat which I suspect is the reason for the accuracy. The factory peep sight was manufactured crooke...
by Nazgul
Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Searcy Double Rifles
Replies: 7
Views: 975

Re: Searcy Double Rifles

Very high quality. I have not shot one but have handled several.

Maybe someday, in 600 Nitro Express.....

Don
by Nazgul
Sat Dec 31, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Got On The Scales This Morning
Replies: 27
Views: 1215

Re: I Got On The Scales This Morning

I have one of those talking scales, when I get on it, it says "One at a time please!".

Don
by Nazgul
Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Invented A Sammich
Replies: 51
Views: 2558

Re: I Invented A Sammich

Spam Rocks!!!

Don
by Nazgul
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I won't be visiting this town any time soon
Replies: 7
Views: 1047

Re: I won't be visiting this town any time soon

Indiana is solidly conservative. Republicans increased their majority in the last election.

Bloomington is home to Indiana University, it is a liberal college town.

Don
by Nazgul
Tue Sep 06, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So I thought I was in good shape
Replies: 18
Views: 1484

Re: So I thought I was in good shape

I'm in shape......round is a shape.

Don
by Nazgul
Tue Aug 09, 2016 6:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your.......... Boats!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1928

Re: Let's See Your.......... Boats!!!

Image

Can't see much of the boat, this is where I had my coffee yesterday morning.

Retirement has its' benefits!!

Don
by Nazgul
Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tall ships to visit Erie Pen.
Replies: 12
Views: 1085

Re: Tall ships to visit Erie Pen.

Grew up in Jamestown, NY, not far from the Niagara.

Been to visit many times. Awesome piece of history.

Don
by Nazgul
Sun Apr 17, 2016 6:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Quite the day
Replies: 25
Views: 2249

Re: Quite the day

I get to retire in 3 months. Been employed without a break for 52 years.
Have to rebuild a house we are going to live in, no hurry, we own 2.

Looking forward to it, still nervous.

Don
by Nazgul
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Living dangerously
Replies: 26
Views: 1530

Re: Living dangerously

We had a Lilac bush by the garage. Had to strip my own switch from it and Mama would whip me with it. They wer flexible and it hurt.

There were a couple of summers that bush almost died.....

Don
by Nazgul
Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Damascus Sheath Knife Question
Replies: 17
Views: 1649

Re: Damascus Sheath Knife Question

I put neon green or yellow para cord on my hunting knives. Have set them down while dressing an animal and then had to search for them in the leaves.

Don
by Nazgul
Fri Oct 02, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Honor on the Plains
Replies: 18
Views: 1045

Re: Honor on the Plains

Worked on the road for 30 years as a mechanic. Nine years in Northern Cal. Saw an older couple, man with a white cane with flat. Had to stop, no brainier. Saw a guy with 2 kids beside I 5 one day. Over 100 degrees. He had a gas can in his hand. Filled the can for them and gave him the rest of my wat...
by Nazgul
Fri Aug 28, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I buried my father Monday
Replies: 44
Views: 2450

Re: I buried my father Monday

Excellent testimony draper.

Prayers for you.

Don
by Nazgul
Sun Jun 28, 2015 4:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This woman's hunting photo....
Replies: 37
Views: 3199

Re: This woman's hunting photo....

Gotta love a Redhead that can pack a Moose .

Don