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by olyinaz
Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas from Southern AZ
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Merry Christmas from Southern AZ

Been a while. Just thought I'd drop in to wish y'all a Merry Christmas. HE is the reason for the season, but we do celebrate, so my sweetie got me a classic shootin' iron with which we WILL celebrate: http://www.pbase.com/olyinaz/image/158630999/large.jpg Hope your year has been good to you. Been bu...
by olyinaz
Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday KirkD.
Replies: 19
Views: 758

Re: Happy Birthday KirkD.

Yep!
by olyinaz
Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Ironsights - you might like this for your 'truck gun'
Replies: 16
Views: 668

Re: Old Ironsights - you might like this for your 'truck gun

I have never...ever....said "kool", or "kewl".....(or, more correctly, written those words) Yes you have. I'm sure that at some point in your life you've asked for or referenced a glass of Kool Aid or the drinking of Kool Aid. http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-BpI2OJyMTNo/UPQaS3fG4FI/AAAAAAAAApA/F05Y24-Fr4...
by olyinaz
Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black Powder Glock .45 ACP
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Re: Black Powder Glock .45 ACP

Let's face it, many of us have either tried that or wanted to try it. :lol:
by olyinaz
Wed Aug 21, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Extremely Proud Papa
Replies: 20
Views: 452

Re: Extremely Proud Papa

Congrats to her and to you for raising such a fine girl.
by olyinaz
Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another gun reunion
Replies: 12
Views: 588

Re: Another gun reunion

Wow, that is amazing.
by olyinaz
Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Airsoft lever-action
Replies: 17
Views: 776

Re: Airsoft lever-action

...and responding to “olyinaz”, you just have to know how to fix em’ :wink: . Welcome to the fire by the way. :D Yes, my boys and I learned that there's an entire industry built up around selling, modding, running, and maintaining these air guns. It IS a great deal of fun for those with the pockets...
by olyinaz
Tue Aug 20, 2013 3:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wanna pick some peaches...?
Replies: 21
Views: 1651

Re: Wanna pick some peaches...?

Firstly, I'd like to say that I wish I could get peaches to grow that well in Aridzona. :( We had good luck with Peaches Apricots Plums and Almonds about 20 miles S of Tucson. The only problem we had with the Peaches was June bugs.we had to pick them a few day's early and let them finish ripen on t...
by olyinaz
Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wanna pick some peaches...?
Replies: 21
Views: 1651

Re: Wanna pick some peaches...?

tom deinek wrote: That's a mid-size mosquito in MI.
Northern Minnesota too. :lol:
by olyinaz
Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wanna pick some peaches...?
Replies: 21
Views: 1651

Re: Wanna pick some peaches...?

Firstly, I'd like to say that I wish I could get peaches to grow that well in Aridzona. :( We tend to have wasps and yellow jackets vs. hornets though. One hornet we're supposed to have is the bald-faced hornet, but I don't know that I've seen one: http://www.insectsofalberta.com/images/2004-08-08%2...
by olyinaz
Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surprise! Daughter Wanted To Go Shooting
Replies: 12
Views: 634

Re: Surprise! Daughter Wanted To Go Shooting

Always nice to hear. We'll get out voted just like they did in the UK and Oz if we don't win hearts and minds.
by olyinaz
Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Differences between civilian & "law enforcement" items
Replies: 13
Views: 610

Re: Differences between civilian & "law enforcement" items

In other words, the police guns are made the way 870s used to be made back in the day, while the current civilian models have all of the cheap plastic and powdered metal junk on them as noted. Have you looked at Winchester Mod 70 Super Grade side lever these days? Still very nice!! Remington used to...
by olyinaz
Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday El Chivo & eric65
Replies: 12
Views: 324

Re: Happy Birthday El Chivo & eric65

Happy B Day indeed fellas.
by olyinaz
Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shelburne Museum Gun Exhibit - WARNING 40 images
Replies: 25
Views: 1414

Re: Shelburne Museum Gun Exhibit - WARNING 40 images

:!: Thanks for posting that! Very very nice - I really enjoyed the pics. It is a fantastic museum. Did you go down and see the Ticonderoga? My grandparents were several times aboard her when she was a working vessel. As to the guns, I loved looking at the many underhammer guns. Lots with aperture si...
by olyinaz
Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My brother just got published!
Replies: 12
Views: 415

Re: My brother just got published!

OldWin wrote:Congrats to your brother. That is quite an accomplishment.
+1!
by olyinaz
Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Met Another Levergunner!
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: Met Another Levergunner!

Sounds like a great time!
by olyinaz
Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Airsoft lever-action
Replies: 17
Views: 776

Re: Airsoft lever-action

An outfit named Bravo markets it as well. One thing is for sure regarding airsoft: No matter how nice it is, if you actually use it much it will break. Every time. Guaranteed.
by olyinaz
Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .40 S&W ammo
Replies: 8
Views: 614

Re: .40 S&W ammo

Grizz wrote:I'd like to see the weight test done on hard-cast bullets. I think the video was kind of hood-winky, but the ammo is abt 10c cheaper than the 185g I got recently.
I hadn't noticed the video. One thing I just thought of is that this ammo gives folks with poly rifling a nice option.
by olyinaz
Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A few knives
Replies: 9
Views: 823

A few knives

I wanted to show a few that I've picked up for my boys over the past two years or so. They both told me that they like stag, leather and Damascus etc, and I've been happy to keep my eyes peeled for nice looking and inexpensive knives for their collections. http://www.pbase.com/olyinaz/image/15188555...
by olyinaz
Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: See Anything Strange In This Old Cowboy Movie Shot??
Replies: 18
Views: 928

Re: See Anything Strange In This Old Cowboy Movie Shot??

I wondered when after Sept 11 (in 2001) the skies were airplane-free and zero jet-trails, if the 'movie' people would take advantage of that and get lots of sky-shots for use in movies like old westerns and so on, but I suppose these days they just 'photoshop' them out of the videos when needed. Ex...
by olyinaz
Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I broke down and bought another vintage lever gun
Replies: 26
Views: 1140

Re: I broke down and bought another vintage lever gun

Wow, that is just lovely. The wood is stunning. Can't wait for a range report!
by olyinaz
Sat Aug 17, 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Single Action!
Replies: 37
Views: 2565

Re: New Single Action!

Oly, Love your 1911! Mine is a battlefield pick up, Still in the same configuration as it came out of the factory in 1913. http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q128/2ndovc/Gun%20Stuff/0e2a16cf-0035-46e7-906d-ba3cc01fdddd_zps6ce77fb0.jpg jb 8) Good Lord I wish that was mine! No, just an internet pic I...
by olyinaz
Sat Aug 17, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Suppressor outfit in Arizona...???"
Replies: 5
Views: 507

Re: "Suppressor outfit in Arizona...???"

That sounds like a DANDY outfit for sure!

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http://www.srtarms.com/

77-44:

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Camp Carbine:

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by olyinaz
Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Single Action!
Replies: 37
Views: 2565

Re: New Single Action!

It's been a while since I saw a 1911 instead of the A1. It really looks nice. :mrgreen: You're still not seeing a 1911. The cutout at the back of the trigger guard (the radius) isn't correct (because it's simply an A1 that they omitted a machine step), the safety isn't correct, the hammer isn't cor...
by olyinaz
Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .40 S&W ammo
Replies: 8
Views: 614

.40 S&W ammo

It's odd. Just as with last time around the .40 S&W has been one of the most consistently available ammunition types out there - at least where I live. I don't quite fathom that since it also seems to be the most popular personal defense and govt. agency pistol ammo at this time (the .38-40 reincarn...
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: J Miller, recovery progress report
Replies: 31
Views: 1136

Re: J Miller, recovery progress report

Glad to hear you're on the mend and prayers up Joe. HANG IN THERE!
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Breathtaking Photo---A Falcon Resting In A Tree
Replies: 29
Views: 1598

Re: Breathtaking Photo---A Falcon Resting In A Tree

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Ford-Falcon-1963-Ford-Falcon-302-V8-C4-Automatic-Dual-Exhaust-/111139214372?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item19e069d424&vxp=mtr#ht_15918wt_768 http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Ford-Falcon-Futura-1964-FORD-FALCON-FUTURA-302-CI-V8-5-SPEED-A-C-BUILT-TO-DRIVE-/221265960445?pt=US_C...
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30-30 and other ammo shortages !
Replies: 27
Views: 1217

Re: 30-30 and other ammo shortages !

Rusty wrote:Try http://www.gunbot.net
Of course, everybody else is using it too. :roll:

I did get 200 rds of .22 lr the other day when Gunbot said that Cabellas had it and I needed some other items to make it worthwhile. This has gone way past ridiculous...
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday J Miller
Replies: 16
Views: 308

Re: Happy Birthday J Miller

Hope it's a good one!
by olyinaz
Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Hope Nobody Here's Waiting On A UPS Shipment
Replies: 7
Views: 551

Re: I Hope Nobody Here's Waiting On A UPS Shipment

On an airplane hazmat are referred to as Dangerous Goods. Lots of paperwork and rules etc. You'd be surprised what can be shipped by air (not in the belly of a pax plane - in a dedicated cargo plane).

God bless the crew's families and thank God no one on the ground was killed or injured.
by olyinaz
Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45 ACP Lever Action.
Replies: 16
Views: 1100

Re: 45 ACP Lever Action.

why---WHY....WOULD ANYONE WANT TO HAVE A 45ACP RIFLE OR CARBINE? .45 ACP is a hoot to simply fun around with out of a carbine like the Marlin Camp or the Just Right. A HOOT! AND I KNOW A HOOT WHEN I'M HAVI'N ONE!! :shock: :lol: That said, out of a lever gun...well, there are others I'd have first. ...
by olyinaz
Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever-action Tokarev
Replies: 37
Views: 3048

Re: Lever-action Tokarev

Thanks everyone for the feedback! Finished my 1940's French MAS (in .45 Winchester Magnum) tonight and wanted to post a few photos! Not sure if this should be a new topic, but here it is: MAS-01-small.jpg MAS-02-small.jpg MAS-03.jpg MAS-04.jpg Note: the mag well inserts are custom made to fit right...
by olyinaz
Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Michael Ansara 91
Replies: 9
Views: 1321

Re: Michael Ansara 91

http://www.therifleman.net/episodes/images/epi21-connors-ansara.png http://www.therifleman.net/episodes/epi.asp?yrid=1&epid=21 "The Indian" Episode 21 Writer: Cyril Hume Director: Arnold Laven Original Air Date: 2/17/59 Guest Cast Michael Ansara as Sam Buckhart, Deputy United States Marshal Good ep...
by olyinaz
Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piller, M60's
Replies: 18
Views: 1059

Re: Piller, M60's

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My old weapons squad. What's not to like about an M60?

I'm sure the new gun is a bit more reliable and stout, but we never seemed to have any problem running our 60s!
by olyinaz
Sun Aug 11, 2013 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: While Insulating The Big Metal Tent Today
Replies: 33
Views: 883

Re: While Insulating The Big Metal Tent Today

ollogger wrote:SAW
KNIFE
or stupid move?

Ive done it all!!!
Me too!
by olyinaz
Sat Aug 10, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Michael Ansara 91
Replies: 9
Views: 1321

Re: Michael Ansara 91

Jeannie is still pretty spry! http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/TV/2013/05/28/Barbara-Eden-tweets-photo-of-herself-in-Jeannie-costume/UPI-50771369745142/ Their son died of a drug overdose over ten years ago: http://anthonian.in/wp-content/plugins/rss-poster/cache/70e0e_130803175314-02-michael-an...
by olyinaz
Sat Aug 10, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop & workspace project
Replies: 18
Views: 774

Re: Shop & workspace project

JohndeFresno wrote:Very nice!

Don't forget an alarm system. Folks are getting a bit more desparate, even for reloading components.

Even without a wired, monitored system, you can find some decent setups that set off loud local alarms.
Yep!
by olyinaz
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop & workspace project
Replies: 18
Views: 774

Re: Shop & workspace project

Nicely done, but with a slight twitch of concern. Is that a spark generator (mini-bench grinder) right next to the smokeless powders on the right and flammables on the left? Hmm, you have a point sir! I'll have to think about this. Perhaps another buffing wheel is in order and just scrap the grinde...
by olyinaz
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .310 round ball in 30-30 ...
Replies: 13
Views: 759

Re: .310 round ball in 30-30 ...

Joe, from the .38-55 thread: If you need that 38/55 bad enough, I have made satisfactory ones out of 30/30 brass. Expanding the neck to size with a series of neck expanders always gives me uneven necks that have to be shortened more than I like, so I go ahead and shoot a blank load. I didn't write d...
by olyinaz
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever-action Tokarev
Replies: 37
Views: 3048

Re: Lever-action Tokarev

Time to 'fess up - are you a gun smith???? Pop Worse, an Engineer. :lol: Udy, what do you mean "bullet set back in the tube?" Thankfully, I think that most military ammo is sealed at the bullet so that probably will prevent tube stacking from pushing bullets deeper into the case, but you'd have to ...
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finished up my Bowie knife.
Replies: 23
Views: 1042

Re: Finished up my Bowie knife.

Wow! That is REALLY nice!! Did you do the leather work as well? The knife is just gorgeous.

WELL DONE.

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by olyinaz
Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop & workspace project
Replies: 18
Views: 774

Re: Shop & workspace project

It looks like all steel construction. How thick are the walls and how is it insulated? Do you have any solar on the roof to offset the AC bill? I went through Phoenix once, and it was ungodly humid, if you can believe it. I wasnt expecting that. What is the weather like there? Dry, hot? Cold at nig...
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop & workspace project
Replies: 18
Views: 774

Re: Shop & workspace project

The new reloading building is top class, set up with organization as the priority. Do you leave the AC on 24/7? You should if you have powder and loaded ammo in there...the powder will dry out in short order. Also, try to keep the sun from hitting any components or for that matter, loaded ammo also...
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop & workspace project
Replies: 18
Views: 774

Re: Shop & workspace project

jeepnik wrote:Very nice. But you know the old saying about an organized desk/reloading station. It's the sign of a sick mind, or someone with way too much time on his hands. :mrgreen:
BOTH! :lol:
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 09, 2013 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop & workspace project
Replies: 18
Views: 774

Shop & workspace project

I've been working around the hacienda since we moved in last December trying to make it mine. A reloading shop and a place to work outdoors (refinishing, cleaning, etc.) was one of my pet projects and I've almost got it finished. Here's a few pics. My heated/air conditioned gun stuff shop, with fron...
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever-action Tokarev
Replies: 37
Views: 3048

Re: Lever-action Tokarev

GREAT conversion! The Tokarev round does not get enough attention in my view.
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 09, 2013 12:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New toy, XD-S
Replies: 17
Views: 707

Re: New toy, XD-S

Yeah those are REAL nice carry pieces. I've never had an XD that didn't go bang every single time I pulled the trigger (such that it is). :D
by olyinaz
Fri Aug 09, 2013 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AR 'buffer types', 'port size' and crud-in-chambers...???'s
Replies: 8
Views: 491

Re: AR 'buffer types', 'port size' and crud-in-chambers...??

Since most ARs have a fixed gas port, the buffer weight and spring tension can help you to tune your rifle for optimum operating. If you have "too much gas" a heavier buffer or stronger spring can help to slow down the rearward retreat of the bolt carrier so that it doesn't try to yank your cases ou...
by olyinaz
Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Test Drove an M-16
Replies: 42
Views: 1856

Re: Test Drove an M-16

I really liked the A1 and I'd like to put together (or buy) a clone today. It's on my list. The A2 always struck me as a hog, but I didn't doubt that it was "better" in some respects.

Very fun stuff!

Oly