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by octagon
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Song of the South, movie
Replies: 11
Views: 317

Re: Song of the South, movie

As I recall, all the black folks would sit together in the balcony, though under no requirement to do so. Birds of a feather I guess..
by octagon
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Song of the South, movie
Replies: 11
Views: 317

Re: Song of the South, movie

It was the first movie I ever went to , cost was 50cents. "Mr blue birds on my shoulder" seemed innocent enough
by octagon
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waxing Guns
Replies: 23
Views: 595

Re: Waxing Guns

Marlinman did not notice winky , should wear my readers I guess :idea:
by octagon
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waxing Guns
Replies: 23
Views: 595

Re: Waxing Guns

Contraindicated: a technique that should not be used
by octagon
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another Moose from BC
Replies: 26
Views: 506

Re: Another Moose from BC

Nicely done! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by octagon
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waxing Guns
Replies: 23
Views: 595

Re: Waxing Guns

Six and Gunny, why do you feel wax is contraindicated on blue guns? Is scratching a consideration here? Please be so kind as to elaborate.
by octagon
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waxing Guns
Replies: 23
Views: 595

Re: Waxing Guns

Thanks men for these replies. High humidity in hill country prompts this question. As a kid, my Dad and I would take all guns in the house once or twice a year and clean and oil them, and good company made this an enjoyable chore. I have continued this practice with my son, and realized some of our ...
by octagon
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waxing Guns
Replies: 23
Views: 595

Waxing Guns

I am wondering specifically about using wax to protect gun metal and not wood. Anyone used wax long term on their stuff and have any reports as to effectiveness or brand recommendations? I have heard of museums using this method, but would like to hear from our own levergunners .
by octagon
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Difference A Woman Can Make
Replies: 30
Views: 781

Re: The Difference A Woman Can Make

:D welcome back Bill!
by octagon
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: kavanaugh accuser
Replies: 13
Views: 382

Re: kavanaugh accuser

If Flake votes pro Kav, he's a Demon to the left for all time. :twisted: if he votes anti Kav, he is a Darling of the the left, getting a lifetime supply of free sprouts, tofu and zero gluten yogurt. He is a weak weak bich and will spend his retirement doing yoga and writing books and doing talk sho...
by octagon
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Difference A Woman Can Make
Replies: 30
Views: 781

Re: The Difference A Woman Can Make

:lol: :lol: that is too dang funny! (In a real scary way)
by octagon
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Long day in the sun
Replies: 13
Views: 307

Re: Long day in the sun

Cool !! Thanks for great post. :P
by octagon
Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flu shot?
Replies: 46
Views: 776

Re: Flu shot?

When i get the flu, I like to drown the little nasties. In good bourbon. :P
by octagon
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Two Country Boys & a Goat
Replies: 5
Views: 277

Re: Country Boys & a Goat

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by octagon
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Amazing Retardedness of 'Academia'
Replies: 1
Views: 191

Re: The Amazing Retardedness of 'Academia'

Dems shooting themselves? Gosh, I hope its not contagious! :lol:
by octagon
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling AR500 plate steel
Replies: 20
Views: 565

Re: Drilling AR500 plate steel

Plasma cutter would make some nice holes
by octagon
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 22
Views: 424

Re: Prayer request

Done
by octagon
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers For My Mother
Replies: 41
Views: 478

Re: Prayers For My Mother

Praying for your Mom in Texas.
by octagon
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Little Good Luck To Go With The Bad
Replies: 17
Views: 423

Re: A Little Good Luck To Go With The Bad

Sorry to hear this bad news, good to see it headed the right way. An old friend collected shotguns when his son put a pan oil oil on the stove for French fries and went outside to play football. The Coleman lantern fuel blew a hole 4 ft across the foundation and melted about 40 - 50 shotguns. Red Cr...
by octagon
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hunter's Doorbell
Replies: 14
Views: 474

Re: Hunter's Doorbell

It should make a high volume colossal farting noise when pushed :D
by octagon
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a "stupid hunter" story?
Replies: 19
Views: 770

Re: Got a "stupid hunter" story?

A fellow I knew from school, a promising pole vaulter, was dove hunting when he tried to cross a fence while holding a 20 gauge. Blew the calf muscle right off his leg, but the leg was saved. I opened up a few shows for a pretty famous songwriter in Corpus years ago. He later went to help a farmer w...
by octagon
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 327/ 627 PC revolvers? Plot Twist.
Replies: 14
Views: 506

Re: S&W 327/ 627 PC revolvers? Plot Twist.

Love my 3.5 in pre model 27, best trigger ever. Thought about a python? Mine is a great shooter with 8 in barrel
by octagon
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brian Is A Perfect Man
Replies: 9
Views: 331

Re: Brian Is A Perfect Man

:D :D :P :D
by octagon
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forgive me while I brag...
Replies: 14
Views: 509

Re: Forgive me while I brag...

A result of fine parenting skills :D well done!
by octagon
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy BIRTHDAY 7.62 Precision.
Replies: 6
Views: 161

Re: Happy BIRTHDAY 7.62 Precision.

Happy Birthday Dylan! :D
by octagon
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ballard 4 1/2 A-1 Mid Range
Replies: 28
Views: 562

Re: Ballard 4 1/2 A-1 Mid Range

Marlinman you are some kind of cool gun magnet :shock: 8) . Well done!
by octagon
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New To Me Knife Today
Replies: 7
Views: 503

Re: New To Me Knife Today

Pete that is cool. How old is it do you suppose?
by octagon
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old BUTCH THE ROOSTER
Replies: 11
Views: 637

Re: Old BUTCH THE ROOSTER

Good :D :D !
by octagon
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request - Update 8/1/18
Replies: 24
Views: 702

Re: Prayer Request

Up and away YK
by octagon
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday earlmck.
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Happy Birthday earlmck.

Happy Birthday Earl!
by octagon
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No. 8 whistle pig
Replies: 24
Views: 822

Re: No. 8 whistle pig

Pitchy check out Doc Watson's great tune "groundhog" on you tube :D
by octagon
Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Forth of July
Replies: 24
Views: 724

Re: Happy Forth of July

Happy Independence Day to all!
GK, we are gonna set off some fireworks in your honor tonite friend!
It seems you've always got something nice to say about America :D
by octagon
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Levergunner
Replies: 27
Views: 805

Re: New Levergunner

Nice looking little fella there! Congrats :D
by octagon
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Improvised Bipod
Replies: 12
Views: 617

Re: Improvised Bipod

I see potential rust issues here :shock:
by octagon
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Guy From Arizona.
Replies: 18
Views: 619

Re: New Guy From Arizona.

Welcome :D roasting in Texas as well!
by octagon
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: holster for glock 21c ,45acp
Replies: 12
Views: 492

Re: holster for glock 21c ,45acp

"A gun without a round in the chamber is nigh useless"
I submit that the ghosts of many many rattlesnakes at my ranch would argue this point. If they were able. :D
by octagon
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: holster for glock 21c ,45acp
Replies: 12
Views: 492

Re: holster for glock 21c ,45acp

I have the Bianchi model 82 holster for glock 21. My 10 mil fits perfect, use middle finger to unlock. I love it. No problem shooting my leg holstering as I don't carry a round in the chamber. Have used it extensively at the farm doing chores, and works so well I have retired my colt 1911 for farm c...
by octagon
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Florida Retreiver Found
Replies: 8
Views: 564

Re: Florida Retreiver Found

After the reptile show last weekend, my boy and I had gator appetizers and frog legs for lunch -- tasty! 8)
by octagon
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy BIRTHDAY Old No7 & Piller.
Replies: 10
Views: 414

Re: Happy BIRTHDAY Old No7 & Piller.

Happy Birthday guys! :D
by octagon
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On-line family research
Replies: 18
Views: 570

Re: On-line family research

Ji I did the 23 and me thing and it came back with Neanderthal markers, no big surprise to my wife. When she suggests mowing the grass, I say " Caveman no concept of "lawnmower" :D I also had markers tied with the Iceman, of ice mummy fame. Griff my mothers family are Cherry's and have. A fair amoun...
by octagon
Thu May 24, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: effect of barrel length on velocities
Replies: 16
Views: 872

Re: effect of barrel length on velocities

I found emergency canned food at the farm had expired. Lined em up on the range and had at em with a 3.5 in. Premodel 27, and an 8 in. Python. The Smith put holes in and knocked over the cans. The colt blew em up, split like a bannana,, and found blood spatter 35 feet away behind d the firing line a...
by octagon
Mon May 14, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Memorial Day -- "Leave Flags for Our Vets"
Replies: 7
Views: 423

Re: For Memorial Day -- "Leave Flags for Our Vets"

Used to do this with the kids when they were young, going out with the American Legion, planting flags at all the cemeteries in the county, including the Confederate graves with their flag. It was an all day event
by octagon
Sat May 12, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who here plays with Walkers and Dragoons?
Replies: 35
Views: 1200

Re: Who here plays with Walkers and Dragoons?

Bill that is sure cool about your grandpa and his service, wow! I've been eyeballing Remington's and dragoons lately thinking they might be some real fun for a turkey hunt. I've hunted turkeys with revolvers many times but a black powder kill would be nice. Dang turkeys can carry a ton of lead if yo...
by octagon
Mon May 07, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reinvention of myself
Replies: 15
Views: 848

Re: Reinvention of myself

High time those are nice, well done!
by octagon
Sun May 06, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worth a smile
Replies: 7
Views: 364

Re: Worth a smile

Hilarious :D :D :D :D !
by octagon
Fri May 04, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers for Farmers
Replies: 9
Views: 549

Re: Prayers for Farmers

Thanks for the prayers Men, these folks got 1.1 " rain! Hope for spring grass and wheat, Milo, and haygrazer, and 1 " in the tank 8)
by octagon
Thu May 03, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PT Leads to more PT...
Replies: 44
Views: 2102

Re: PT Leads to more PT...

Heal quickly Ji. Hope they used some locktite on all that hardware! :D