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by Nazgul
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best news in years!
Replies: 10
Views: 592

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: 467

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: 454

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: 497

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: 1802

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: 1802

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: 1825

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: 2646

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: 1684

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: 1684

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: 1472

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: 908

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: 1825

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: 595

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: 1139

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: 1675

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: 2931

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: 1500

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: 1743

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: 2145

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: 1589

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: 404

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: 1572

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: 1136

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: 4867

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: 1443

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: 1684

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: 2571

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: 2654

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: 2837

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: 866

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: 1150

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: 2197

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: 1012

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: 1402

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: 1735

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: 982

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: 2113

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: 1474

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: 1593

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: 993

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: 2067

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: 2925

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

Gotta love a Redhead that can pack a Moose .

Don
by Nazgul
Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jurassic World Rifle
Replies: 25
Views: 2409

Re: Jurassic World Rifle

Great samb - I remember "Jason and the Argonauts" with my dad, I was scared as well. Saw it the other day.

Memories he will cherish.

Don
by Nazgul
Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If any of y'all happen to drop by the MCRD in San Diego
Replies: 14
Views: 963

Re: If any of y'all happen to drop by the MCRD in San Diego

Good for you and your son!

My wife will be there next month. She is a high school teacher and has been selected for an Educators Workshop. Gets to spend 5 rays at MCRD San Diego with the recruits. She is excited about it.

Don
SGT USMC
'74-'82
by Nazgul
Sun Mar 01, 2015 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How about a discussion on the 444 Marlin?
Replies: 41
Views: 2400

Re: How about a discussion on the 444 Marlin?

Excellent topic idea, particularly if we can manage to keep on topic as you said :wink: . I have never regretted getting any of my 444 Marlin rifles, and have considered rebarreling my Ruger No. 1 in 7 mm Rem Mag into 444 Marlin. The main criticism I hear other than the obvious fact that there are ...
by Nazgul
Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt single actions....
Replies: 63
Views: 3255

Re: Colt single actions....

Mine:

Image

Don
by Nazgul
Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some interesting history for sale
Replies: 21
Views: 1002

Re: Some interesting history for sale

Blaine - traded for this last month:

Image

Wanted one for awhile.

Don
by Nazgul
Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Randall knives
Replies: 32
Views: 1195

Re: Randall knives

Have a #5 I carried in the Marines. Good blade, good memories.

Don