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by Booger Bill
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From Before America Became PC
Replies: 7
Views: 333

Re: From Before America Became PC

In the early 1950`s my dad and I were deer hunting in wisconsin and found a old abandoned log cabin that the roof had caved in to the ground. I crawled under it and found some very old magazine`s, news papers and brochers. One news paper was about Poncho Villa raiding columbus new mexico. Also found...
by Booger Bill
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Disarming Innocent People..."
Replies: 12
Views: 389

Re: "Disarming Innocent People..."

They have a similar thread going at the Ruger site. I am Bogus Bill over there. Here is what I just wrote over there. I think most of us know any new laws wont change anything. I believe President Trump knows it too and likely the left wing knows it but they are demanding it hoping it cuts down on t...
by Booger Bill
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Disarming Innocent People..."
Replies: 12
Views: 389

Re: "Disarming Innocent People..."

I used to have the bumper sticker, "When guns are outlawed only outlaws will have guns". I think that basically says it all.
by Booger Bill
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: night sights for ruger & Smith and wesson
Replies: 1
Views: 127

Re: night sights for ruger & Smith and wesson

I just have this Smith 66-3 with a Tritium front sight. The sight has long ago lost it`s glow. I should send it in to the company that makes them but haven't. I know it could be fixed . Here is the outfit that I think made mine for smith. Long ago I called them and was quoted something under $20 to ...
by Booger Bill
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You'd think THIS gun store would be VERY busy...
Replies: 2
Views: 252

Re: You'd think THIS gun store would be VERY busy...

Outlaw ANYTHING and it just creates a desire for it with many.
by Booger Bill
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some new sixgun stuff
Replies: 17
Views: 738

Re: Some new sixgun stuff

I have those grips on mine.
https://i.postimg.cc/5NvLktcT/IMG-9418.jpg
by Booger Bill
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What would Pitchy do?
Replies: 11
Views: 278

Re: What would Pitchy do?

Peel the labels off and put them on top of fence posts to scare the crows off your garden at night. When a car comes down the road the lights will reflect off the cans. Years ago a deputy came to our house looking for me. Said a neighbor complained I was cooning his melons and selling them to the da...
by Booger Bill
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I wonder what these pilots are seeing...???
Replies: 29
Views: 796

Re: I wonder what these pilots are seeing...???

I was with Lockheed 35 years, 1965 to 2,000. That`s 19 1/2 years I have been out of the loop. I knew or at least met all the old timers like Kelley Johnson, Tony Levier, Gary Powers, Herb "Fish" Salmon etc. We were threaten pretty strongly to not discuss anything we seen etc even to our wives. It wa...
by Booger Bill
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I wonder what these pilots are seeing...???
Replies: 29
Views: 796

Re: I wonder what these pilots are seeing...???

One Sunday I was home in Lancaster on the phone talking to my best buddy, another guard that I worked with who was manning the gate at site 2. That is the Lockheed Skunk Works. Being a Sunday he was by himself as there were no plant workers. He got a radio call patch in from the tower or control cen...
by Booger Bill
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I wonder what these pilots are seeing...???
Replies: 29
Views: 796

Re: I wonder what these pilots are seeing...???

I was a security guard for Lockheed 35 years starting in early 1965 and retired in 2000. I worked in and around the skunk works and all the spook planes mentioned. Also knew many of the test pilots. I heard a few second hand story's. That said I believe there was/is UFO`s out there. I have seen at l...
by Booger Bill
Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kit gun box?
Replies: 18
Views: 431

Re: Kit gun box?

Except for the fact other people want the box I could care less. I cant count the boxs I pitched or didn't even ask for when I bought a new gun many years ago. Most people likely felt the same when I first started liking guns seventy years ago. Yeah, now I keep them but mostly because they are valua...
by Booger Bill
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kit gun box?
Replies: 18
Views: 431

Re: Kit gun box?

Good as it gets. I regret letting this model 51 go. It was .22 mag and I had a extra 34 cylinder fitted for it in .22lr. Also own the 34 in 2".
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by Booger Bill
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mowing the old fasion way.
Replies: 61
Views: 851

Re: Mowing the old fasion way.

When I was a kid we had them. I told dad he needed a power mower. He thumped my chest and said "I have one!"
by Booger Bill
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone shoot a winchester 62
Replies: 16
Views: 438

Re: Anyone shoot a winchester 62

This 1890 was already customized when I bought it with a longer stock with a cheek piece, checkered and pistol gripped. I may have made a mistake. A old gunsmith friend said it was okay to rechamber it from 22 WRF to 22 WMRF. I think I posted it here once before and someone here warned me to not to ...
by Booger Bill
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Four Retards of the Apocalypse
Replies: 9
Views: 357

Re: The Four Retards of the Apocalypse

We might just be seeing the demonrat party starting to implode.
by Booger Bill
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time marches on
Replies: 11
Views: 447

Re: Time marches on

I have seen some good believable story's on Gun smoke but many stupid ones. To start with they usually have bumpkins dressed in rags along with hats that look like they robbed them from a 150 year old grave and then threw them in a hay baler. It and most other westerns like show towns and ranch buil...
by Booger Bill
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Four Retards of the Apocalypse
Replies: 9
Views: 357

Re: The Four Retards of the Apocalypse

Even nancy palosi wish's they would disappear. I can understand there will always be such fools around but the real sorry part is the clueless idiots that vote them in! None of them is worth spit and should be run off on a rail, tar and feathered but the scary part is the people and press that suppo...
by Booger Bill
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Found This Map Resource.
Replies: 11
Views: 440

Re: I Just Found This Map Resource.

THANKS!!! I live at Cedar City Utah and trail riding is my biggest thing. Right now I am recovering with a new ball and joint. However I have rode most trails around here in a 50 mile radius and this is the best map site I have found. Thanks again!
by Booger Bill
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time marches on
Replies: 11
Views: 447

Re: Time marches on

We retired and moved to SW Utah from Old Savages town. There are old western movie sets here too, especially around Kanab. The wife and I were east of Kanab up Johnson Canyon looking for a trail to ride with our ATV. We came up on a old western town movie set I didn't know about. Some old rough buil...
by Booger Bill
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaking Of Motorcycles.....
Replies: 17
Views: 396

Re: Speaking Of Motorcycles.....

I just seen one or similar parked in town yesterday. Wife was driving and I had her do a 180 so I could get another look. This one looked like it was based on a Goldwing setup. I rode many years but both my wife and me are too big to be comfortable together. I am recovering from a new hip and ball s...
by Booger Bill
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Well-meaning, intelligent, but . . . Democrat . . .
Replies: 4
Views: 206

Re: Well-meaning, intelligent, but . . . Democrat . . .

Don`t get me started. How can any semi intelligent person stay a democrat when they see the likes of AOC spout her insane nonsense. See how hillary skated on classified E-mails, how bill skated on his affairs. When they hear the unworkable nonsense of free college, wipe out student loans that everyo...
by Booger Bill
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Clinton, er I mean Trump 'associate' nabbed for sex trafficking...
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: Clinton, er I mean Trump 'associate' nabbed for sex trafficking...

Maybe he will plead innocent by reason of insanity. He`s just crazy about that stuff.
by Booger Bill
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movie Quote
Replies: 21
Views: 623

Re: Movie Quote

Now how you gonna get back down that hill?
by Booger Bill
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1895 SRC's
Replies: 9
Views: 368

Re: 1895 SRC's

Thanks! Seems I recall my friend that gave me the sight may have said it did come off maybe a officers model Springfield. It works fine but is too long for the hand guard opening.
by Booger Bill
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1895 SRC's
Replies: 9
Views: 368

Re: 1895 SRC's

I have this one in .30 army. (30/40) It also came sans rear sight. It seems they are usually gone! I had a old friend who put on a Buffington rear sight for me and it works well. We didn't have to use other holes. The handguard wont fit over it though. This did come from Arizona or Texas and I would...
by Booger Bill
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Photo from the Democrat Debate
Replies: 7
Views: 373

Re: Photo from the Democrat Debate

The last thing I am is PC. I cant believe america wants a open homosexual that has another male as his "significant other" even if he had my political views which he definitely doesn't.
by Booger Bill
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: "It was just a milkshake...."
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Re: "It was just a milkshake...."

That reminded me of my first guard job in 1964. I was broke and took a temporary guard job with a minimum paying outfit in Los Angeles. I was just given a address of a factory and told to relieve the guard there at midnight. No other information at all. I relieved a old Russian who wanted to see my ...
by Booger Bill
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: "It was just a milkshake...."
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Re: "It was just a milkshake...."

I was a guard for Lockheed aircraft. They were on a long strike about in the 1970`s. We were on duty but got all the gains the union workers were striking for as we weren't allowed to strike due to the Taft-Hartly act. To sooth things during the strike all of us kicked in something like $30 apiece t...
by Booger Bill
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grandpa Said....
Replies: 16
Views: 522

Re: Grandpa Said....

by Booger Bill
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pawn chair
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: pawn chair

In 1961 I worked for NPS in Grand Teton`s. The oldest dude ranch in the country was just a mile or two from where we were stationed at Beaver Creek. The ranch was no longer operational but a few boys rented the old main lodge or cabin that was starting to cave in, in disrepair. I believe some female...
by Booger Bill
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win 92 25/20 project rifle
Replies: 17
Views: 563

Re: Win 92 25/20 project rifle

"How is ammo availability for .256?" You can make your own easily using .357 mag cases. I have dies for it. My first one was a ruger hawkeye back in the 1970`s. Then I had a Martini built up in it. I own a T/C Contender with a barrel for it. They are a sweetheart to shoot, next to no recoil, flat sh...
by Booger Bill
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win 92 25/20 project rifle
Replies: 17
Views: 563

Re: Win 92 25/20 project rifle

I would have it converted to .256 Win mag.
by Booger Bill
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester model 88 in 308
Replies: 4
Views: 258

Re: Winchester model 88 in 308

I own the same exact rifle. Some do have a reputation for a heavier trigger pull. I know mine is a little heavier too but the rifle is accurate.
by Booger Bill
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Motorcycle Wreck
Replies: 6
Views: 467

Re: The Motorcycle Wreck

About fifty years ago I, a GF Marge, my best friend & wife were riding harleys and pulled into a A&W root beer place. We parked in one space. The car hop told us to move our bikes to the back. It struck me wrong and I said lets go Bill. They dont like bikers here, fired up my bike and took off. It t...
by Booger Bill
Tue May 07, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Linder Knives, from Germany
Replies: 14
Views: 538

Re: Linder Knives, from Germany

Would it be rude to ask what it cost?
by Booger Bill
Mon May 06, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite sixgun barrel length?
Replies: 37
Views: 926

Re: Favorite sixgun barrel length?

These are all .44 specials. I have been carrying the top left one the most on trail rides as it is well used and banged up. Saves the safe queens. I had it converted from 38/44 to .44 special many years ago. I found a model 21 barrel (.44 special) and swapped barrels and had the cylinder reamed. The...
by Booger Bill
Mon May 06, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite sixgun barrel length?
Replies: 37
Views: 926

Re: Favorite sixgun barrel length?

I am a .44 special fan. If I want to carry a larger caliber in the field it`s now this 4" S&W model 24-3. It`s noticeably lighter and less bulky to pack than the model 29-2 in .44 mag. In the real world it will do the same for me. It has the pencil barrel that is lighter than the straight heavier ba...
by Booger Bill
Mon May 06, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite sixgun barrel length?
Replies: 37
Views: 926

Re: Favorite sixgun barrel length?

These are probably my finest smiths. A model 27-2 and a model 29-2. Both have 5" barrels. I used to mainly pack one or the other many years ago in the field but haven't in years as they are noticeably needlessly heavier.
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by Booger Bill
Mon May 06, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite sixgun barrel length?
Replies: 37
Views: 926

Re: Favorite sixgun barrel length?

The old S&W M&P and a Colt Trooper
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by Booger Bill
Mon May 06, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite sixgun barrel length?
Replies: 37
Views: 926

Re: Favorite sixgun barrel length?

The purpose of a handgun is for easier packing than carrying a long gun around. I have owned every barrel length. A few 8 3/8" Smiths and own a T/C Contender. I also own a couple 6 1/2" N frame smiths and a 7 1/2" colt SAA. None have been fired in the last 30 years or so! Fine if your thing is handg...
by Booger Bill
Sat May 04, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I dunno boys, this is pretty weird ...
Replies: 24
Views: 707

Re: I dunno boys, this is pretty weird ...

According to Wikipedia the movie "Psycho" was loosely based on the Ed Gein case. Gein spent his life in the state insane asylum for the criminally insane. My mother ran a roadside vegetable stand on the highway in front of our small farm. One day she came in and told about a strange nut that hung ar...
by Booger Bill
Sat May 04, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I dunno boys, this is pretty weird ...
Replies: 24
Views: 707

Re: I dunno boys, this is pretty weird ...

Someone mentioned Ed Gein. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Gein My mother chased him off about 1951 when she seen him peeking through her bedroom window! Moms cousin`s husband "Specks" Leon Murty had been sheriff of Waushara county and the new sheriff Lenard Shly called Specks for help. Specks solv...
by Booger Bill
Sat May 04, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I dunno boys, this is pretty weird ...
Replies: 24
Views: 707

Re: I dunno boys, this is pretty weird ...

Doesnt anyone here remember "The Bitch of Buchenwald""?
https://www.scrapbookpages.com/DachauSc ... eKoch.html
IIse Koch got life in prison for it.
by Booger Bill
Wed May 01, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rattlesnakes and horse-hair lariats
Replies: 20
Views: 622

Re: Rattlesnakes and horse-hair lariats

I dont but I remember reading it too, maybe in a comic book when I was a kid. My folks and me drove to california from wisconsin in about 1955 when I was fourteen "on a budget". Folks had a 1953 Nash Statesmen that the front seat would lay down into a bed. They pulled off the road and slept to save ...
by Booger Bill
Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Texting For Seniors
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Texting For Seniors

I resemble that!
by Booger Bill
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger Handgun //// UPDATED
Replies: 18
Views: 743

Re: New Ruger Handgun

Also have this colt scout. I like the old ruger better because the scout being bright nickle it`s hard to get a good sight picture on a bright day.
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by Booger Bill
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger Handgun //// UPDATED
Replies: 18
Views: 743

Re: New Ruger Handgun

It looks to be the same size as the first single six`s. My first good handgun was a convertible single six I bought new in 1962. I shot that gun more than most my guns since put together. It was stolen on me years ago. I found this one that looked unfired and snagged it. This one is made about 1957....