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by Booger Bill
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Snagged a vintage Winchester 44-40 SRC (photo)
Replies: 19
Views: 315

Re: Snagged a vintage Winchester 44-40 SRC (photo)

Here is/was another I bought in the early 1970`s. A 1902 44 wcf. I was told it came off a reservation in the Dakota`s.
It and more were stole out of my house in 2003.
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by Booger Bill
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Use what's at hand.
Replies: 20
Views: 1196

Re: Use what's at hand.

The left is good at making statistics say anything they want the outcome to be.
by Booger Bill
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rebarreling a rossi 92 to 38 special.
Replies: 8
Views: 541

Re: Rebarreling a rossi 92 to 38 special.

In the early 1970`s I had a shot out 32-20 1873 in just fair shape rechambered and and the barrel bored out for .38 special. I didnt really work it out much before I sold it. Then I also had a shot out 92 in 25-20 rechambered to 357. Today I own a Rossi in .357 and a Browning 92 in .44 mag. What I r...
by Booger Bill
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BAR, 1969 Vintage
Replies: 19
Views: 651

Re: Browning BAR, 1969 Vintage

My uncle bought this one new back in the late fifty's or whenever they first came out. Has a very low serial # and is 30-06. Belgium Browning. I eventually inherited it. I think my dad once had to take it to a gun smith as it froze up deer hunting in extreme cold weather. Was too heavily oiled or gr...
by Booger Bill
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LOP?
Replies: 21
Views: 602

Re: LOP?

My dad was 6ft 4 or5"s. He put a pad or even a block of wood on every long gun he had.
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by Booger Bill
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: God save us from fanatics
Replies: 12
Views: 673

Re: God save us from fanatics

I hadnt heard of it either and googled this: Years ago, I was on a telephone reference shift when this call came in: A woman, sounding a bit agitated, asked if I could give her some information about naugas — their gestation period and their status on the endangered species list, specifically. After...
by Booger Bill
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Birthday Treat
Replies: 11
Views: 411

Re: A Birthday Treat

Here comes pollution. Got Glade?
by Booger Bill
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A dilemma
Replies: 29
Views: 918

Re: A dilemma

I am going on 79 too. What holds me back on getting more guns & stuff is we arent rich and wife is almost seventeen years younger than me and I worry for her future when I croak. I have the gun you want and more too but know I should sell them but cant drive myself to do it. The biggest part of my l...
by Booger Bill
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shot the S&W .45 Colt today ...
Replies: 17
Views: 559

Re: Shot the S&W .45 Colt today ...

I have a 25-5 in 45 colt and a 24-3 44 special. They shoot very similar.
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by Booger Bill
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old west Baton
Replies: 31
Views: 690

Re: Old west Baton

In 1961 I worked out of Jackson Wyoming. There was spotty illegal gambling in some of the bars back then. One BJ dealer would keep a innocent looking claw hammer on his table.
by Booger Bill
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A dilemma
Replies: 29
Views: 918

Re: A dilemma

Some years ago the wife and I drove home and was visiting a old aunt and uncle I have. My uncle mentioned he wanted one of those new big screen TV`s but thought he would wait a few years as they probably would work the bugs out. My aunt said, Frank your 91 years old! How long are you figuring on liv...
by Booger Bill
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SR-71
Replies: 39
Views: 837

Re: SR-71

I was a Lockheed guard from 1965 to 2000. I was around them all the time. Both the SR-71 and U-2 and everything else they built. Knew the pilots and most everyone that worked on them. One day, I think on a Sunday, I was home and bs`ing on the phone to my best friend, also a guard where they were bas...
by Booger Bill
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Words
Replies: 54
Views: 750

Re: Words

Huckleberry, daisy, whats the diff?
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by Booger Bill
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: bloodshed
Replies: 25
Views: 916

Re: bloodshed

As I understand it, WE dont get to make the rules of salvation. We live by faith. I CHOOSE to believe what the bible says.
by Booger Bill
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Editorial - Walmart Never Was a Gun Store
Replies: 20
Views: 889

Re: Editorial - Walmart Never Was a Gun Store

I once seen a flip side of that article 50 years ago. I was in what just might have been the largest gun store in southern california. I THINK they are out of business but am not positive so I wont say the name. A 1%er TYPE biker was in there buying guns. For whatever reason he loudly told me his pr...
by Booger Bill
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: winchester 94 bolt peep
Replies: 16
Views: 656

Re: winchester 94 bolt peep

I bought my 94 about 1957 when I was sixteen years old. Right away I had a williams foolproof peep put on it and a pad for LOP as I was a big tall kid. The peep is still spot on and I have never had to resight it in. It use`s existing screw holes and I didnt have to drill & tap more. https://i.posti...
by Booger Bill
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I was gonna participate in the Gun Buyback.....
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: I was gonna participate in the Gun Buyback.....

Where`s that like button!
by Booger Bill
Sun Aug 25, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Special".......
Replies: 39
Views: 1208

Re: "Special".......

Thanks to skeeter and elmer, I somehow acquired these seven .44 specials over the years.
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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: 420

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: 496

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: 496

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: 195

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: 292

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: 835

Re: Some new sixgun stuff

I have those grips on mine.
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by Booger Bill
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What would Pitchy do?
Replies: 11
Views: 331

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: 34
Views: 1190

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: 34
Views: 1190

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: 34
Views: 1190

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: 531

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: 531

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: 1136

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: 538

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 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time marches on
Replies: 11
Views: 501

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 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Found This Map Resource.
Replies: 11
Views: 483

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: 501

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: 494

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
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movie Quote
Replies: 21
Views: 747

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: 412

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: 412

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
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grandpa Said....
Replies: 16
Views: 601

Re: Grandpa Said....

by Booger Bill
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pawn chair
Replies: 3
Views: 317

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: 665

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: 665

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: 284

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: 522

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: 576

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: 1008

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...