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by Old No7
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leverguns "Cattle Brand"
Replies: 4
Views: 104

Leverguns "Cattle Brand"

Gee, maybe it was my posting about the "Cowboy Eye Chart"...

...and I think that a "slow email day" contributed as well...

But either way, I just dreamed up this Cattle Brand for Leverguns!

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I need to find a hobby......... :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1000w Rust Cleaning Laser
Replies: 2
Views: 71

1000w Rust Cleaning Laser

Now this could be a cool tool/toy to have around the home shop or gunshop... ...Maybe even offering up a rust-removal service on a pay-by-the-hour service... But um... Anybody got $480,000 to spare so I can test it out ? ? ? Rust Cleaning Laser 01.jpg Rust Cleaning Laser 02.jpg You can see a video o...
by Old No7
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cowboy Eye Chart
Replies: 6
Views: 183

Cowboy Eye Chart

This goes well with Leverguns -- and I figured the gang here would want to SEE this... :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......
Replies: 32
Views: 512

Re: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......

Also, I do have one each of these "Lansky, The Knife" tools stashed in each vehicle easily within my reach. I also have a couple others hidden around the house (where kids might come across them), as I got 4 in a bulk gunshow deal many decades ago (last hour of last day of the show). Yup, a metal kn...
by Old No7
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Knives in U.K. Update....The Onion weighs in......
Replies: 32
Views: 512

Re: Why all the knife murders in England...?

Ysabel, thats not it, had to of been been a very limited production. Whole key was plastic and about twice the size of the "house key" knives. I'll find long after i forgot i posted sbout it! Those "self defense keys" are readily available on ebay or Amazon, under $10- delivered if you look hard en...
by Old No7
Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Replies: 8
Views: 81

Re: Happy St. Patrick's Day!

BlaineG wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:05 pm
I got my Paddy O' Furniture all set up for the party.
:)
Paddy O' Furniture..............

:roll: Isn't he the Irish guy who sits outside all summer?!?! :wink:

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by Old No7
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Replies: 8
Views: 81

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Cheers!!!! Old No7 Believing Was Irish.jpg "Here's to a long life and a merry one. A quick death and an easy one. A pretty girl and an honest one. A cold pint-- and another one!" - - - "Always remember to forget The things that made you sad. But never forget to remember The things that made you gla...
by Old No7
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Old Arms of Idaho" Website for Guns, Gun Parts
Replies: 2
Views: 197

"Old Arms of Idaho" Website for Guns, Gun Parts

Ahoy the forum from the coast of Maine... I got an interesting email from "Old Arms of Idaho" (click here for link) announcing they now have a new online store selling all the gun parts and other items listed down below. In full disclosure, yes I do have a connection to this shop -- as they sold me ...
by Old No7
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Zealand shooting.
Replies: 17
Views: 514

Re: New Zealand shooting.

I agree with the Doc. the law that denies owning a firearm for self defense goes against human rights when people who do not obey any laws are the threat. Amen. I have to agree. The human right to self defense is not decreed, yay or nay, by any government -- it is GOD GIVEN . This is an excerpt fro...
by Old No7
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Schuetzen Rifle -- Original Buchel Meister single-shot
Replies: 12
Views: 218

Re: New Schuetzen Rifle -- Original Buchel Meister single-shot

Congrats ! I see you're mentioning .30 cal boolits & a .30-30 case, but I thought that Scheutzen rifles were chambered for a metric cartridge. What's the chambering ? Gee, guess I'd left that detail out... 6pt-sika nailed it -- it's the 8.15x46R, what some call the "German .32-40" (not quite, but c...
by Old No7
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington Now Being Sued?
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: Remington Now Being Sued?

* MONEY the root of all evil * * Little KIDS were killed * * PARENTS looking for "someone to pay" * * LAWYERS out to make a buck * * Not holding the guilty party as GUILTY AND REPSONSIBLE * Put all those together -- and this is what you get... A quote from no less than William Shakespeare in Henry ...
by Old No7
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Schuetzen Rifle -- Original Buchel Meister single-shot
Replies: 12
Views: 218

New Schuetzen Rifle -- Original Buchel Meister single-shot

Well, I'd sold off the Schuetzen Martini rifle (click for older post) that I'd bought last year about this time and finally fully repaired in the fall, as someone at the range made me an offer that I just could not refuse... Turns out it was worth much more when restored to firing condition than it...
by Old No7
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."
Replies: 4
Views: 236

“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."

Here's an interesting tidbit of history from The Battle of Britain , courtesy of the Weapons and Warfare website I'd posted about earlier today... - - - - - Most of us know of this famous quote by Winston Churchill in the British Parliament on August 20, 1940: “Never in the field of human conflict ...
by Old No7
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your... Case Hardening (or Coloring)
Replies: 6
Views: 192

Let's See Your... Case Hardening (or Coloring)

Gee, we have not had a "Let's See Your..." thread in quite awhile... So... Let's See Your... Case Hardening (or Coloring) Let's also try to avoid the "case hardening" versus "case coloring" debate for this thread -- just show us what you got -- but please do identify the "maker and the method used"...
by Old No7
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Weapons and Warfare" website
Replies: 2
Views: 156

"Weapons and Warfare" website

Thanks to the heads-up from TANGO 4C in his informative response to my posting about Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit" (see the full posting down below), I found this "Weapons and Warfare" website (click for link) that he quoted from to be really informative and not a bad way to spe...
by Old No7
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3 Lynx on Snowy Maine Road (video)
Replies: 8
Views: 240

3 Lynx on Snowy Maine Road (video)

Below is a still image grabbed from this really awesome Video of 3 Lynx Crossing a Snowy Maine Road (click for link) that is now making its rounds on the web. Boy, seeing just one Lynx on a bright sunny day would be something -- but to see THREE ! Wow! :!: Old No7 ( Click image to enlarge ) 3 Lynx i...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: "You Don't Need 30 Rounds to Hunt With..."
Replies: 11
Views: 247

"You Don't Need 30 Rounds to Hunt With..."

Figured you guys would like this one... :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Could Apply to Many Levergunners...
Replies: 24
Views: 1036

Re: This Could Apply to Many Levergunners...

As follow-up, I think this image goes with this posting and most of the sentiments above...

"Live long and p*ss 'em off!"

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by Old No7
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"
Replies: 16
Views: 374

Re: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"

gamekeeper wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:15 pm
Darryl, please do not post anymore Martini videos, I'm fighting an urge to buy a Greener GP and you're not helping.... :lol:
LOL, that's me John -- just ask The Ysabel Kid -- just trying to help!

Maybe you want to make your own "Martini" ? ? ? :wink:

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Cheers!

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by Old No7
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"
Replies: 16
Views: 374

Martini Rifles at "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit"

Any Martini Rifle fans here??? As they DO have a lever!!! Lots of Martinis in use in this 6-minute youtube video about a 15-minute engagement in the First Boer War on 12/20/1880 named "The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit" (click here for link) . The outcome of the battle was: * 156 British soldiers kill...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 'Converting' SnowFlakes
Replies: 14
Views: 326

Re: 'Converting' SnowFlakes

Wow Doc, I'm impressed by how much you wrote, and by how well you laid it all out there. OK, there's ONE............... But there are MILLIONS of snowflakes out there! And recalling a recent post from the politics forum; folks could surely "vote" us into socialism -- but we'll have to SHOOT our way ...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Could Apply to Many Levergunners...
Replies: 24
Views: 1036

Re: This Could Apply to Many Levergunners...

...I guess I am just a dinosaur but if you believe in family, have faith in God, believe in the 2nd Amendment, defend Trump and dislike what is going on around this country, it is hard not to say things that stir the pot or make others mad. But what the heck, I am to old to worry about it. I could ...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Felt Artistic.....
Replies: 17
Views: 421

Re: Felt Artistic.....

Beautiful country there QCI, thanks for sharing those images. And thanks also for sharing the info about the boys & men who left and never made it back. I don't understand....why would these guys go to war when nobody probably even knew they were there? I'm thinking they could have gone about their ...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have Three
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Re: Have Three

Agreed, welcome back!
Old Savage wrote:
Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:32 am
,,,some of us have been here that long.
Gosh, has it really been that long?

I just checked and found my oldest post was back in 2007... Maybe older, but that's as far back as it went...

Old -- and getting older -- No7
by Old No7
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: check out this mustang , a few more pics
Replies: 17
Views: 547

Re: check out this mustang

LOVE the P51 Mustang!

(Though I prefer the red-nosed paint scheme of the 4th Fighter Group.)

A ride in a dual-seat Mustang is on my bucket list for sure!

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by Old No7
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Dog's vs The Cat's Diary
Replies: 15
Views: 486

Re: The Dog's vs The Cat's Diary

Bronco wrote:
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:44 pm
Sorry to hear that Brian.
Losing a pet is one of the hardest things. I cry like a baby.
+1 to that -- especially for DOGS.................... :cry:

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by Old No7
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Walking a mile in "their shoes"
Replies: 13
Views: 430

Re: Walking a mile in "their shoes"

If this isn't reason to reload and be almost obsessive about working up new loads for more guns and calibers so that your mind stays active, then I don't know what is. I like the way you think...! I have to agree -- I've often joked to my bride (although it's not a joke in reality...) that "Reloadi...
by Old No7
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Bernie 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: Bernie 2020

And............

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by Old No7
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Bernie 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Bernie 2020

Enough said...

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by Old No7
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hmmmmm
Replies: 22
Views: 914

Re: Hmmmmm

Plenty for coyotes. I have several friends that would rather shoot coyotes then deer or game birds , I’ve kinda gotten to the point of it don’t taste good I don’t usually mess with it... Here you go then... THIS will fix that for ya! :wink: (click on image to enlarge) Coyote Helper.jpg Old No7
by Old No7
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Deadly Under-wire....
Replies: 8
Views: 362

Re: Deadly Under-wire....

GK I recall some specialty 12g loaded with pairs of buck pellets strung with a wire. :shock: ouch! Ouch is right! Just like the "ball and chain" shot as used on naval ships to tear down the masts or rigging -- and the sailors too :shock: -- back in the day. Cannon Ball and Chain.jpg Old No7
by Old No7
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Deadly Under-wire....
Replies: 8
Views: 362

Re: Deadly Under-wire....

I was going to ask "Was it a 38 or a 44? Or maybe a pair of 'em?" -- but it was probably a 12-gauge... :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Straight Grip MARLIN 336 Texan .30-30 (FS Elsewhere)
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Straight Grip MARLIN 336 Texan .30-30 (FS Elsewhere)

I normally don't post auction links, but this is my first bonafide levergun posting in awhile... For Sale Elsewhere (GBroker). I don't know the seller, but I'm thinking maybe somebody here could be interested in this Marlin .30-30 -- especially because it is " JM " marked and has a straight grip. I...
by Old No7
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Dog's vs The Cat's Diary
Replies: 15
Views: 486

The Dog's vs The Cat's Diary

Sounds just like my old dog (RIP) -- and my wife's older cats (long gone and forgotten!) :)

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by Old No7
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The "3 Day Challenge"
Replies: 11
Views: 406

The "3 Day Challenge"

Join me...

We can do this! :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Excellent Non-Script Joint Relief
Replies: 23
Views: 590

Re: Excellent Non-Script Joint Relief

Diet supplement - Glucosamine and Chrondroitin .(check spelling) Supposed to rejuvenate worn joints tissue. Seems to have worked for me for 15-20 years. +1 to that ! It's been working well for me, so I'll continue using it. Used to be, if I really wrenched my hands using hand tools over a weekend, ...
by Old No7
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USS Constitution, Cross-Section Ship Model
Replies: 5
Views: 295

USS Constitution, Cross-Section Ship Model

Totally off topic from our leverguns... Yet a bunch of years ago, I had posted some images of a "Half Ship Model" of the USS Constitution (click for link) and I recall that many folks here had never seen or heard about such "half ship" models of hulls before. And I posted some other examples in a r...
by Old No7
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 75th anniversary tribute.
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Re: 75th anniversary tribute.

Thanks for sharing that John, that was great to see. Those 10 men were part of the "Friendly Invasion" by US Army air Forces during WWII... I think that man's dedication to their memory and the memorial is quite remarkable. Such devotion is seldom seen today. Old No7 "The Friendly Invasion" ( Click ...
by Old No7
Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smooth sleddin'
Replies: 17
Views: 370

Re: Smooth sleddin'

Very nice pix, thanks for sharing! That snow-load on the camp looks pretty heavy -- maybe we need a Mid-winter Maine Levergunners Get-Together to shovel off the roof while the camp heats up, and then we'll cook up some steaks & fixins, accompanied by your favorite adult beverage, of course! Nice pic...
by Old No7
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gun safe info
Replies: 12
Views: 316

Re: gun safe info

In addition to what I'd posted up above, here's some 11-year-old info from "The High Road" that seems as relevant today as it was when it was first written... By the way, I'm a 3rd generation locksmith (no longer working in that field) and we used to service locks and drill safes back in the day. Ve...
by Old No7
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gun safe info
Replies: 12
Views: 316

Re: gun safe info

You can go on Google and find videos of crooks getting into safes pretty quick, but the better names will generally perform better. Also, be advised on the maker's label inside the door, most items sold as "safes" are not safes and are actually labeled as "residential security containers". In fact, ...
by Old No7
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Difference Between Old and Young Socialist
Replies: 7
Views: 252

Difference Between Old and Young Socialist

Beware...............

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by Old No7
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Norden Bomb Sight
Replies: 11
Views: 469

Re: Norden Bomb Sight

I also just found this -- on how the Germans felt about the Norden Bomb Sight... Old No7 "After hundreds of Norden-equipped bombers were shot down over enemy territory during 1943, Allied officials knew that the Germans had surely studied the bombsight and learned its secrets. As a result, security ...
by Old No7
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Norden Bomb Sight
Replies: 11
Views: 469

Re: Norden Bomb Sight

Since I was curious about this, I did a little more digging and found out the Norden Bomb Sight wasn't quite as good as reported . Old No7 "To this day, a legend surrounds the accuracy of the Norden bombsight and the device’s role in the Allied victory in World War II. Mostly the result of intense s...
by Old No7
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They do have levers.
Replies: 110
Views: 1562

Re: They do have levers.

I can build anything. :) Yes, and you're not boasting at all, as we've seen that from you before Lenn. Funny, as I was reading up above, I was thinking: "Pitchy -- The Man, The Myth, The Legend" I still insist that "When IT hits the fan" -- I'd like to have y ou as my neighbor! My current neighbors...
by Old No7
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Norden Bomb Sight
Replies: 11
Views: 469

Re: Norden Bomb Sight

There was a wonderful story about a lady in Colorado who answered the government call for women with long straight hair to sell their hair to the government back when the Norden bomb sight was being built. I believe she was in Colorado, and she responded to the request by sending in a sample of her...
by Old No7
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Hard Times" and Man's Development
Replies: 8
Views: 357

"Hard Times" and Man's Development

Well, for sure, my late father lived and died in the 1st and 2nd stages... He survived the first, and thrived in the second. ( Click on image to enlarge ) Hard Times Create....jpg He very well knew that stages 3 and 4 were coming, but now I think it's much worse than he'd ever imagined... Sometimes ...
by Old No7
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it?
Replies: 9
Views: 364

Re: What is it?

OK, for a more serious reply...

Most of the images I saw online showed German troops using them -- maybe you want to look closely for any maker's marks or proofmarks. That might help with the resale/collector value.

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by Old No7
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it?
Replies: 9
Views: 364

Re: What is it?

And that device -- is how the phrase "A Peeping Pitchy" got started...

Then again, I think Pitchy lives way out in the woods and there are no fences next to neighbors (with daughters) to look over... :roll:

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by Old No7
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One TOUGH Marine
Replies: 12
Views: 499

One TOUGH Marine

Wow............ :!: Old No7 Jacklyn "Jack" Lucas USMC - Medal of Honor Recipient You wouldn't know it to look at him, but the little old man in the center of this photo was one of the toughest Jarheads ever. In 1942 when he was only 14, Jacklyn "Jack" Lucas enlisted in the Marine Corps after convinc...