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by octagon
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Genius in bamboo woodworking
Replies: 3
Views: 90

Re: Genius in bamboo woodworking

Fantastic. Love the curved froe/knife. Reminds me of a certain industrious member of our own :D
by octagon
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rifle safeties; how "safe"??
Replies: 19
Views: 361

Re: Rifle safeties; how "safe"??

My trio opened an acoustic concert years ago with a fella famous in the Texas scene, real nice fella. Years later He went to help some neighbors out with some hogs who were eating goats. While transferring rifles from one truck to another one slipped out of the unzipped gun bag, discharging and kill...
by octagon
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Four Retards of the Apocalypse
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: The Four Retards of the Apocalypse

I think these 4 would have trouble gathering 100 IQ points between em. Their ignorance runs astonishingly deep.
Senator Kennedy of Louisiana said they are the reason they put directions on shampoo bottles :) :D this guy cracks me up.
by octagon
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

There was no case and it looked to be an old gun, I only glanced at it, and would not have done that if not reading your comments on these s/s. IT was the first gun you saw when you came through the door.
by octagon
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

6pt I saw a Parker in 28 yesterday at a gun show in Dripping Springs. I noticed the nice wood and 6500 price tag and kept moving. There was an old dude there with a nice ax collection. He was asleep :D
by octagon
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Stan in SC & BlaineG
Replies: 10
Views: 142

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Stan in SC & BlaineG

Happy Birthday men 8)
by octagon
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a handy tool grinder.
Replies: 24
Views: 394

Re: Made a handy tool grinder.

Pitchy you might have to marinate those links pretty hard, they look kinda chewy :D
by octagon
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Thanking God for Ross Perot
Replies: 21
Views: 411

Re: Thanking God for Ross Perot

"IT Takes someone like Trump to effect changes" good point Grizz. Taking the border for example, every President has put forth a lot of talk about fixes. ALL TALK! While the weak *** Dems sit on this issue like an old hen on an egg she knows won't hatch, and keeping others from it, we now have a POT...
by octagon
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Thanking God for Ross Perot
Replies: 21
Views: 411

Re: Thanking God for Ross Perot

I expect the Perot campaign did not escape the notice of the most famous outside candidate ever, D Trump.
by octagon
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaking Of Motorcycles.....
Replies: 17
Views: 375

Re: Speaking Of Motorcycles.....

Cool. Shaft drive ?
by octagon
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Thanking God for Ross Perot
Replies: 21
Views: 411

Re: Thanking God for Ross Perot

I admired his dedication to P.O.W.s./ MIAs. RIP.
by octagon
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it about girls with shotguns?
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: What is it about girls with shotguns?

Talked the wife into bird hunting one year, we looked at the ranch from some high ground about 20 minutes before we got there and saw the lightning and the rain coming. Rained out again, but being rained out turned out a lot better with a lady along 8)
by octagon
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Well-meaning, intelligent, but . . . Democrat . . .
Replies: 4
Views: 153

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

A while back an acquaintance asked me," What have the Republicans done for you lately?" I told him I vote for a man because of what he can do for the country, not for me personally. He appeared dumbstruck for a minute. He is a very bright guy who has been, I believe, brainwashed by his wife/ teacher...
by octagon
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: U.S. Camel Corps....
Replies: 20
Views: 495

Re: U.S. Camel Corps....

GK you can find more info, Google" camp Verde texas" I used to take my kids swimming there when they were little.
You find this of interest as well, from the same area Google " Blanco hanging tree" certainly not the South's finest moment.
by octagon
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It was a boy!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 275

Re: It was a boy!!!

:D :D Congrats!!
by octagon
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New levergunner arrived yesterday.
Replies: 20
Views: 338

Re: New levergunner arrived yesterday.

CONGRATS :D
by octagon
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grandpa Said....
Replies: 16
Views: 502

Re: Grandpa Said....

Grandpa was entirely FOS. His legs were dark blue from the knees down (phlebitis). As a little kid I asked him why his legs were black. He asked me did I know who Robert Fulton was, and told me he invented the paddle wheel, and while Grandpa was swimming in the Mississippi, Fulton ran him over, and ...
by octagon
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: do I need a 41mag
Replies: 20
Views: 407

Re: do I need a 41mag

We're talking about GUNS here. Your wife has no say in the matter whatsoever. :wink:
by octagon
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pictures.
Replies: 6
Views: 321

Re: Pictures.

Had an old Cajun lady for a housekeeper who taught me to cook em. Cut off head and tail and toss. Remove each limb and cut the back twice into three pieces. Salt, pepper, and garlic, and fry like chicken. 8) 8)
by octagon
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JACKALOPE
Replies: 22
Views: 679

Re: JACKALOPE

I barely got past "mating can cover miles of desert" I laughed so hard :lol: :lol: Too dang funny!
by octagon
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got a S&W model 10!
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: I got a S&W model 10!

Well done 8)
by octagon
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......
Replies: 48
Views: 1365

Re: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......

Local dentist said I needed a procedure on a tooth, but would just take the hygienist 15 min to complete, for 300 bucks. Being a quick study, I figured that rate at 900/hr for the assistant. Id rather go to my shop, put my head in a vice, and pull it with linemans pliers. Never went back, see em aro...
by octagon
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?
Replies: 27
Views: 706

Re: Lever gun "nostalgia only"?

TWIT AND twat. Sounds like a new ice cream flavor :D
by octagon
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Motorcycle Wreck
Replies: 6
Views: 458

Re: The Motorcycle Wreck

:lol: :lol: good un
by octagon
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Traveling ... plus an unashamed endorsement ..
Replies: 12
Views: 514

Re: Traveling ... plus an unashamed endorsement ..

Beautiful ! What species of wood is that Jim?
by octagon
Fri May 31, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 'Humane' execution...??
Replies: 16
Views: 463

Re: 'Humane' execution...??

Yeah That " cruel and unsusal " clause can be a real buzzkill. 8)
by octagon
Fri May 31, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bought a nice vintage gun bag/case
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Re: Bought a nice vintage gun bag/case

Slick. :D :D :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by octagon
Fri May 31, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bought a nice vintage gun bag/case
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Re: Bought a nice vintage gun bag/case

Slick. :D :D :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by octagon
Tue May 28, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers please
Replies: 43
Views: 862

Re: Prayers please

Glad to.
by octagon
Sat May 25, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rim fire fun
Replies: 7
Views: 321

Rim fire fun

45 years ago, my Dad and I were fishing for big yellowcats on the San Saba river, and having good success. While driving around the ranch we found a giant pecan tree fallen over, and invented a shooting game. We placed ten long rifle brass a foot apart on the tree. Shooting from the hood of the jeep...
by octagon
Thu May 23, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I love stories with happy endings ......
Replies: 7
Views: 364

Re: I love stories with happy endings ......

7.62 is a member here. A neat guy that does really cool work, as I recall.
by octagon
Tue May 21, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 480 Achilles ... Making Cartridges
Replies: 20
Views: 490

Re: 480 Achilles ... Making Cartridges

Cool photo Jim, and nice bird! I'd rather hunt turkeys than deer any old day.
by octagon
Mon May 20, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 480 Achilles ... Making Cartridges
Replies: 20
Views: 490

Re: 480 Achilles ... Making Cartridges

I think that 480 Achilles would be real good on some wild turkeys :D I've always thought a pistol killed Turkey to be a fine trophy.
by octagon
Mon May 13, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bowie
Replies: 25
Views: 889

Re: Bowie

Jeepnik thanks for the Nordic knives link. Looked at others besides Randall and those items got out of my tax bracket pretty quick :shock:
by octagon
Sun May 12, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bowie
Replies: 25
Views: 889

Re: Bowie

I checked that Randall web page a while back. Around 500 bucks and a 5 year wait. The price is good. That wait time is :| .should just bite the bullet.
by octagon
Thu May 09, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.
Replies: 45
Views: 767

Re: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.

Well done. :D now you have all summer to heal up for bird season :D :D
by octagon
Sun May 05, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.
Replies: 45
Views: 767

Re: Good thoughts appreciated

All my best from Texas Bill. Up and away :D
by octagon
Thu May 02, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Y2K.
Replies: 6
Views: 137

Re: Happy Birthday Y2K.

Happy Birthday. Y2k! :D
We have enjoyed watching you grow up around here!
by octagon
Wed May 01, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rattlesnakes and horse-hair lariats
Replies: 20
Views: 600

Re: Rattlesnakes and horse-hair lariats

I read about this as a kid in a book called" Johnny Texas. " I too am infested with rattlesnakes at my place. I would sleep a whole lot better in the bed of a Chevy, than trusting my testicles to a coiled rope :wink:
by octagon
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keith, with two sixguns
Replies: 17
Views: 501

Re: Keith, with two sixguns

His book on shotgunning is the finest thing of its kind.
That's a lot of hat :wink:
by octagon
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: #457191 ... The Continuing Saga
Replies: 10
Views: 323

Re: #457191 ... The Continuing Saga

JimT I'd sure like to hear you elaborate a bit on the 400 yard shooting.
by octagon
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Rise of Skywalker
Replies: 18
Views: 553

Re: The Rise of Skywalker

COSteve, Thank you Sir, for the service. I appreciate it.
by octagon
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bow saws
Replies: 19
Views: 406

Re: Bow saws

Very cool :D :D
by octagon
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it ?
Replies: 15
Views: 405

Re: What is it ?

Pitchy if you set that can and a 55g drum next to a ten thousand gallon tank and it rains an inch, all three will have an inch of rain in it. I think what you have THERE is a SNOW gauge 8)
by octagon
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Playing with an Old Friend
Replies: 26
Views: 738

Re: Playing with an Old Friend

Thanks for posting that link Jim, have not read that article in years - still Good! Undaunted by common sense, too funny! :lol:
by octagon
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request for Co-worker's Young Daughter
Replies: 15
Views: 243

Re: Prayer Request for Co-worker's Young Daughter

Continuing prayers from Texas, friend.
by octagon
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hitler finds out the Mueller investigation is over
Replies: 5
Views: 308

Re: Hitler finds out the Mueller investigation is over

Good! Mel Brooks would be proud.