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by Old No7
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "The Eagles Were Right..." (Hotel California lyric)
Replies: 6
Views: 184

"The Eagles Were Right..." (Hotel California lyric)

Yup, they nailed this one -- decades before...

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by Old No7
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I lernt what a "knot" was today....
Replies: 20
Views: 314

Re: I lernt what a "knot" was today....

...the 'knoticle' kind, that is.... " The term knot derives from its former use as a length measure on ships’ log lines, which were used to measure the speed of a ship through the water. Such a line was marked off at intervals by knots tied in the rope. Each interval, or knot, was about 47 feet (14...
by Old No7
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Virginia Dems Withdraw AR-15 Confiscation Bill (Thanks NRA Members)
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Virginia Dems Withdraw AR-15 Confiscation Bill (Thanks NRA Members)

Thanks to MANY many NRA Members in VA...

Virginia Democrats withdrew an AR-15 confiscation bill Monday (click for link) "after thousands of NRA members showed up to oppose new gun controls".

Great news for gun owners in VA -- and around the country! Way to set an example!

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by Old No7
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Beer Math"
Replies: 30
Views: 466

Re: "Beer Math"

gamekeeper wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:47 pm
BE CAREFUL OUT THERE ......
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Aw come on John, at least Nath keeps his clothes on whenever he posts his pictures!!!! :shock:

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by Old No7
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making a Kahr"P9 Covert"
Replies: 5
Views: 176

Making a Kahr"P9 Covert"

I really like Kahr firearms and have gone through a few over the years. After my son-in-law bought my PM9, I went to a P40 Covert but found it very snappy on recoil (for me, anyway) and more expensive to shoot. So then I found a factory made P9 Covert -- with a P9 barrel & slide and the shorter PM9 ...
by Old No7
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Beer Math"
Replies: 30
Views: 466

Re: "Beer Math"

gamekeeper wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:00 am
...you have to wait so long at the bar while the snowflakes are being served Cappuccinos, Lattes and other girlie drinks. :roll:
Dang, they've invaded your homeland too?!

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by Old No7
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Beer Math"
Replies: 30
Views: 466

"Beer Math"

For my buddy John (gamekeeper) across the pond, and all those who like BEER!

Old No7

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by Old No7
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938
Replies: 40
Views: 528

Re: I Changed My Mind On The Sig 938

With fixed sights, it's often necessary to find the bullet weight that shoots to point of aim. :| One other thing -- especially for SIG handguns. They will ALL shoot low if you use a 6 o'clock hold on the target; as SIGs are set up for a "combat sight picture" where you cover the target with the fr...
by Old No7
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tax Prep 2020 -- ID All Of Your Dependents
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Tax Prep 2020 -- ID All Of Your Dependents

From the local gun club...

I like this one!

Old No7

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by Old No7
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six Seconds.....Can I get an "AMEN".....!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 865

Re: Six Seconds.....Can I get an "AMEN".....!!!

It wasn't our choice to have this tragic event unfold so we could second-guess it, but I believe we have a responsibility to ourselves, our loved ones and our communities to to learn from it now that it's out there. That said, I'm with Jay on this: Churches need to understand that shootings at relig...
by Old No7
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Images from $20 "WiFi" 5mm Borescope/Endoscope
Replies: 1
Views: 192

Images from $20 "WiFi" 5mm Borescope/Endoscope

A little over 4 years ago, I'd posted some images on here from a $14.00 Borescope bought off ebay (click for link) that connected to a computer. You can see the quality of the images on that old link I posted. The images below were taken this evening from a $20.00 ebay endoscope -- the main differen...
by Old No7
Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making Coffee now. New ones added.
Replies: 32
Views: 631

Re: Making Coffee now.

Pitchy wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:44 pm
This one was a job to make.
And that's why we had YOU do it! :wink:

Awesome work Lenn, I always admire your talents and get-it-done attitude.

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by Old No7
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger Pistol on market ....... Model 57 Ruger 5.7X28 mm
Replies: 6
Views: 227

Re: New Ruger Pistol on market ....... Model 57 Ruger 5.7X28 mm

Oh wait -- that's not the first time that Ruger has openly copied Kel-Tec's design features, is it? (See Ruger's "LCP"...) Kel Tecs 22 mag pistol called the PMR30 Wm Correct. But Ruger's LCP is a copy/blatant ripoff of Kel-Tec's P3AT design. 'Ol Bill must be rolling over in his grave with the stuff...
by Old No7
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger Pistol on market ....... Model 57 Ruger 5.7X28 mm
Replies: 6
Views: 227

Re: New Ruger Pistol on market ....... Model 57 Ruger 5.7X28 mm

I'll pass...

Looks like Kel-Tec designed it anyhow!

Oh wait -- that's not the first time that Ruger has openly copied Kel-Tec's design features, is it? (See Ruger's "LCP"...)

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by Old No7
Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Work Has Started on the Rolling Blocks - * New Owner *
Replies: 23
Views: 1675

Re: Work Has Started on the Rolling Blocks - Parts 2 and 3

I recently purchased this rolling block while in Maine and have found it very enjoyable to shoot. (I am new to the Rolling Block, but not BPCR) I took it out today with some of my favorite 45-70 reloads and was pleasantly surprised with both the groups and the recoil experience. I agree, it is a be...
by Old No7
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Opinions On Sig Saur
Replies: 38
Views: 586

Re: Your Opinions On Sig Saur

I like the idea of a SA/DA with decocker. My P226 Stainless Elite has that feature and I like it alot. (This posting needs some images...) SIG P226 SS-E w CRKT Shrill (Small).jpg Do you Gentlemen believe that Sig Saur is worth the extra $$$? :o :o Yes, and no... No, unless you get a screaming deal,...
by Old No7
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six Seconds.....Can I get an "AMEN".....!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 865

Re: Six Seconds.....Can I get an "AMEN".....!!!

Just my opinion...... Only those who have been in a gunfight can really know how they will react. Training helps, but is no guarantee. Inaction and slow thinking got both of the good guys killed........ I agree with those 2 quotes, and others too, but they prompt this thought. Besides "training to ...
by Old No7
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It may not be your kind of music
Replies: 8
Views: 247

Re: It may not be your kind of music

wm wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:15 pm
She has a remarkable voice, to my ear very full and melodious.
+1 to that. I wish there was more! Please keep us posted when the CDs are available.

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by Old No7
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WW1
Replies: 25
Views: 721

Re: WW1

For those familiar with the story of "The Lost Battalion" (which wasn't really "lost" by the way), here's a sad and poignant footnote to the story below. There's an excellent WWI movie by the same name which was very well researched and done well too. Old No7 The Lost Battalion -- Post War Notes: Ma...
by Old No7
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WW1
Replies: 25
Views: 721

Re: WW1

I'm looking forward to seeing the new WWI 1917 movie which comes out soon. I just watched a good Australian one called "Beneath Hill 60" about the tunnels and miners, and the world's largest man-made explosion ever. No WWI Vets in my immediate family, but after reading so many stories about the Somm...
by Old No7
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winter wonderland
Replies: 25
Views: 485

Re: Winter wonderland

Pitchy wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:54 am
"...took a little nice talking to get out..." :lol:
Around here in Maine, we call that "Liquid Lubrication" Lenn; and with a little squirt of WD40 to help, it works wonders! :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Motivation to Vote RED -- "Obama on Supreme Court"
Replies: 5
Views: 203

Motivation to Vote RED -- "Obama on Supreme Court"

Like we needed any more motivation to vote RED here, but how does Biden Says He'd Nominate Obama to Supreme Court (click for link) sound to you? I know that I can't vote twice, but I remember my late grandmother had voted Republican all her life -- and it wasn't until after she died that her votes s...
by Old No7
Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Folding wall table.
Replies: 19
Views: 385

Re: Folding wall table.

Pretty cool Lenn!

My dad's older sister had one like that in her kitchen, and if you dropped one side (leaf) and covered it with a cloth it doubled as an ironing board.

But I like YOUR idea better! :wink:

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by Old No7
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Merry Stainless, and a Happy New Kahr!"
Replies: 10
Views: 255

"Merry Stainless, and a Happy New Kahr!"

"Merry Stainless, and a Happy New Kahr!" Day before Christmas... Last-minute shopping trip... I added this stainless MK9 to my stable of stainless 9's from Kahr. ( Click image to enlarge ) Happy New Kahr (Small).jpg Yes, the Kahr stainless models do weigh more than the P series, but I shoot them mu...
by Old No7
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Truck got keyed
Replies: 22
Views: 623

Re: Truck got keyed

Lots of people I know who had anything 'conservative' or 'Trump' on their vehicles got vandalized by the 'incluuuusive' and 'tolllllerant' and 'progresssssive' types the past few years.... :arrow: Sadly, there's no more NRA or state/local gun club stickers on mine any more for the same reasons........
by Old No7
Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yet another sign of old age -- lit up with pain
Replies: 27
Views: 642

Re: Yet another sign of old age -- lit up with pain

Doc is taking me up to 2700 of gabapentin per day from 1800 and ..." Be careful with that stuff; some states are now treating it as a controlled substance, even though it's not an opioid. When the conventional meds or treatments won't work for you -- it's time to get "unconventional" and try acupun...
by Old No7
Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blaine, During the Clone Wars...
Replies: 7
Views: 337

Re: During the Clone Wars

Oh my...

Where's Blaine to add a witty comment? I'd try, but would probably mash it...

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by Old No7
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Installed an "Einstecklauf" in a German Drilling
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: Installed an "Einstecklauf" in a German Drilling

gamekeeper wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:46 pm
Hey Darryl, now you have a one gun do it all, can I have all your others.... :?:
Sure John -- but you'd have to take possession over HERE. :wink:

(Beer's cold -- but can warm it if you want -- you're welcome any time.)

Old No7
by Old No7
Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Installed an "Einstecklauf" in a German Drilling
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Installed an "Einstecklauf" in a German Drilling

What's that? You never heard of an "Einstecklauf"? It's an "insert barrel" which will allow me to convert my German Blitz Triggerplate Drilling in 16 x 16 x 8mm Mauser -- into a 16 x 22 Mag x 8mm Mauser. German Drilling (10) (Small).jpg I bought it from a German gun importer whose mission it is to ...
by Old No7
Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Osage Orange Duck Call-new added.
Replies: 38
Views: 486

Re: Osage Orange Duck Call

I like it Lenn!

Not bad for your feeding calls/feeding chuckle, now get aggressive and try some HIghballs *, Come Back and Hen Mallard calls.

* Here's a link on "How to do a HIghball" call (click for link). There's some neat audio clips on there for ya; start listening at 1:59.

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by Old No7
Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On losing a dog
Replies: 7
Views: 283

Re: On losing a dog

This image says it all.................... :cry:

Old No7

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by Old No7
Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5 shot top break revolvers ...... suggetions sought for further information
Replies: 27
Views: 667

Re: 5 shot top break revolvers ...... suggetions sought for further information

I have noticed that in a lot of old black & white movies, small American top break revolvers are used, I guess that's where my interest comes from. Historically those inexpensive little top breaks must have provided a lot of people all over the world with concealable protection. Old H&R Ads from my...
by Old No7
Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sign of old age. Saloon Added.
Replies: 64
Views: 1160

Re: Sign of old age. Saloon Added.

Nice work Lenn -- very creative!

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by Old No7
Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Reel polish snow blower
Replies: 9
Views: 270

Re: A Reel polish snow blower

Aw Lenn, you're too funny! :lol:

Here's a handgun to go along with it!

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by Old No7
Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yet another sign of old age -- lit up with pain
Replies: 27
Views: 642

Re: Yet another sign of old age -- lit up with pain

I've mentioned it here before... I have a best friend (now my daughter's father-in-law) who tried numerous pills, several surgeries and all kinds of stretching and exercise -- and the only thing that has permanently helped his back was: Accupuncture Now this is one of the most conservative guys you'...
by Old No7
Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Share this with an anti hunter who is prone to spreading the hunters are bad propaganda .....
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Share this with an anti hunter who is prone to spreading the hunters are bad propaganda .....

jeepnik wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:38 pm
You just need a sweatshirt that says "Meat! What man was meant to eat".
PETA = People Eating Tasty Animals

or

Vegetarian -- An Old Indian Name for "Lousy Hunter"

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by Old No7
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Share this with an anti hunter who is prone to spreading the hunters are bad propaganda .....
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Share this with an anti hunter who is prone to spreading the hunters are bad propaganda .....

Interesting project 8) I got dragged to a Vegan Craft Fair last Sunday, boy what a freak show that was :shock: all sorts of bunny hugging weirdos. :roll: I feel your pain John, that sounds like the earthy-crunchy "Common Ground Fair" I got dragged to here in Maine... If I get dragged there again, I...
by Old No7
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Frontier Repairs & Fixes
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Re: Frontier Repairs & Fixes

Sixgun Sr wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:32 pm
Forgot how many 1/4" holes I've drilled with a Ruger Single Six. ---6.. :D
Hey! You owe me 1/2 a cup of coffee -- and a new keyboard! :wink:

That's funny right there.

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by Old No7
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Centrifugal machine gun
Replies: 11
Views: 318

Re: Centrifugal machine gun

Very interesting... But you know, every time I watch "Blackhawk Down" or some other military action where you're in a narrow street or gully and there are multiple combatants on all quadrants firing down on you... I think instead of "aimed fire" per se, that a multiple-short-barreled multi-projectil...
by Old No7
Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5 shot top break revolvers ...... suggetions sought for further information
Replies: 27
Views: 667

Re: 5 shot top break revolvers ...... suggetions sought for further information

What I'm talking about is the junk produced in the 1880-1920 period....like Red jackets, Blue jackets, most Iver Johnsons (with the owl head grips) . These guns were known as "suicide specials" ..you might get a box of ammo out of them before breaking.... Agreed! I think the woodsman in this old H&...
by Old No7
Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5 shot top break revolvers ...... suggetions sought for further information
Replies: 27
Views: 667

Re: 5 shot top break revolvers ...... suggetions sought for further information

With the exception of Smith & Wesson, the later H&R's, of course Webleys, and a small percentage of Iver Johnson's, the rest are worthless junk. I'd pretty much agree with you on that Six; although the early single-action-only "999" from H&R (the Model 199) and their small Premier series (which do ...
by Old No7
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5 shot top break revolvers ...... suggetions sought for further information
Replies: 27
Views: 667

Re: 5 shot top break revolvers ...... suggetions sought for further information

Old No7 has a good knowledge of top break revolvers, I'm sure he could offer some interesting information. Thanks for the nod John -- it's probably this image you're remembering... :wink: ( Click image to enlarge ) H&R Collection 11-2017.jpg Those are all H&R top-breaks, although a few have bee...
by Old No7
Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger takes Smith & Wesson to court over its iconic .22-caliber rifle
Replies: 10
Views: 546

Re: Ruger takes Smith & Wesson to court over its iconic .22-caliber rifle

Wait a second...

Isn't this the same Ruger that blatantly COPIED the Kel-Tec P3AT when they released their LCP 380 ? ? ?

Oh I see, it's OK for them to do it......................... :roll:

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by Old No7
Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Key to my heart- gun lock added.
Replies: 47
Views: 1295

Re: Key to my heart- gun lock added.

Awesome job Lenn!

No front sight needed -- that's a GOMG!

GET OFF ME GUN

And back in the day, IF the caliber didn't kill -- then the infections DID. No one wanted to get shot...

Cheers!

Old No7
by Old No7
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heads up on unscrupulous seller on here - Pete44ru
Replies: 48
Views: 1729

Re: Heads up on unscrupulous seller on here - Pete44ru

Always

* ALWAYS *

Ask for -- especially if it's not listed -- a "3 Business Day Non-firing Inspection Period with Return Option"

Sorry to hear of this.............

Old No7
by Old No7
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Republican vs Democrat 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 696

Republican vs Democrat 2019

Quick!

See this here -- before it gets moved to the Politics forum...

Old No7


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by Old No7
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The official start of old age
Replies: 29
Views: 653

Re: The official start of old age

What ? ? ?

Whaz'zat you say ? ? ?


Sure beats waking up on the wrong side of the grass though...

Old No7
by Old No7
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sweden, not just good for Ikea and meatballs
Replies: 17
Views: 957

Re: Sweden, not just good for Ikea and meatballs

David LaPell wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:09 am
Sweden, not just good for Ikea and meatballs
Very pretty gun!

Based on your topic "Sweden, not just good for..."

I was sort of expecting to see the Swedish Bikini Team though... :wink:

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by Old No7
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biathalon?
Replies: 15
Views: 641

Re: Biathalon?

Here's an option... Get them wood/rawhide snowshoes and inexpensive Hawken blackpowder rifles, teach them how to load and shoot well; then they can "run" (not ski) in a Primitive Biathlon up in VT this winter (a Google search will tell you when & where). This way they can see if they enjoy being out...
by Old No7
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Key to my heart- gun lock added.
Replies: 47
Views: 1295

Re: Key to my heart

Today we made a padlock that dates to the Viking era. That is awesome Pitchy! I recall my late father having something like that in his lock shop, that he got from his dad; but it got stolen along with some cash, a couple of original Colt revolvers and a few other antique locks many years ago. We a...