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by Old No7
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Cleaning The Garage" during Shelter-In-Place
Replies: 8
Views: 98

"Cleaning The Garage" during Shelter-In-Place

No wonder why I'm not making any progress! :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 686 SSR "Pro Series" - Upgrades
Replies: 1
Views: 323

S&W 686 SSR "Pro Series" - Upgrades

One side benefit of not spending 9 to 12 nights a month in hotels (national accounts) is I'm getting much more bench time for various cellar projects... Most buyers of the SSR Pro Series won't think any upgrades are needed and will use it as is, and yeah I get that. I just happen to like-what-I-lik...
by Old No7
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Dog and I Have a Lot in Common Now...........
Replies: 7
Views: 576

My Dog and I Have a Lot in Common Now...........

Yes, my dog likes it that I'm not on the road 2-3 nights per week...

But we sure DO have a lot in common now! :wink:

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by Old No7
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My 1st Safe Queen -- H&R Sportsman "1 of 999"
Replies: 7
Views: 577

My 1st Safe Queen -- H&R Sportsman "1 of 999"

Yeah, the timing of this really stinks, I'll admit ... It's really not the time or environment to be adding a gun to my collection that I'll never shoot or dry fire, but the purchase of it was started well before the news got as bad as it is now. And I also acquired it for several hundred bucks les...
by Old No7
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Husbands & Wives
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: Husbands & Wives

LOL!

Given what we're all going through now...

This is them 6 weeks later. :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We Are Fighting TWO Pandemics..............
Replies: 7
Views: 672

Re: We Are Fighting TWO Pandemics..............

gamekeeper wrote:
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:24 pm
If only one would just wipe out the other.....
LOL!!!

There will be an antidote for one -- someday. For the other...

"You Can't Fix Stupid!"

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by Old No7
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Japanese Fuigo Box Forge Blower
Replies: 20
Views: 786

Re: The Japanese Fuigo Box Forge Blower

Awesome work Pitchy!

Add some tubing and a feeder for oxygen -- and you're in the ventilator business!

I'm not kidding... Seriously!

If I "need one" and they don't "have one", I'll tell my son to make one up in my shop and keep me breathing.

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by Old No7
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Think back, Pilgrim . . ." to the long ago "Larry King Live" radio broadcasts
Replies: 7
Views: 454

Re: "Think back, Pilgrim . . ." to the long ago "Larry King Live" radio broadcasts

No need to rely on our aging/failing memories... Just do a Google Search with those lyrics pasted in after you type "song lyrics"... That's how I identify songs I may hear on the radio that I want to check out more -- it usually works very well. Now I gotta go 'cause... "I'm late, I'm late, I'm late...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We Are Fighting TWO Pandemics..............
Replies: 7
Views: 672

We Are Fighting TWO Pandemics..............

Amen to this! :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a laugh?? (The Beverly Hillbillies Shoot Skeet)
Replies: 11
Views: 530

Need a laugh?? (The Beverly Hillbillies Shoot Skeet)

Just what I needed this morning -- a good hearty laugh!

And Jethro uses a levergun too! :wink:

" Fling! " :lol:

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The Beverly Hillbillies Shoot Skeet (click for link)
by Old No7
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cleaning Everything
Replies: 10
Views: 341

Re: Cleaning Everything

Ysabel Kid wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:58 pm
Sweet! I need to do the exact same thing!
You'd better start NOW Jay -- and maybe you'll be done by May 1st............. :wink:

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by Old No7
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Elderly In the U.S. Need Not Apply...
Replies: 6
Views: 307

The Elderly In the U.S. Need Not Apply...

As a follow-up to the "The elderly in England need not apply..." posting below... News reports are now saying that doctors and hospital administrators in the U.S. are openly debating the use of "Do Not Resuscitate" orders for those with the coronavirus when their heart or breathing stops -- due to ...
by Old No7
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crisis Averted
Replies: 10
Views: 425

Re: Crisis Averted

SCARY!!! :shock:

I'd turn that book around -- or wipe with the front jacket cover first...

But I'm pretty sure "all my equipment" would fail me if that image was that close at hand...

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by Old No7
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the Little Wet Noses project....
Replies: 5
Views: 248

Re: the Little Wet Noses project....

Where's Blaine to say...

Bet they'll get a charge out of that!

Or

Yup, they'll be well grounded!

Or

Wire you against a dog having some fun?

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by Old No7
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WORLD'S PRETTIEST PISTOL
Replies: 18
Views: 688

Re: WORLD'S PRETTIEST PISTOL

Nice one!
jhrosier wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:04 pm
1862 Police ?
That and the 1860 Army are my favorites.
How about both ? !

Y'all southern boyz won't like this image... :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Punctuation Is Important...
Replies: 6
Views: 258

Punctuation Is Important...

Given what's going on -- this doesn't sound like a bad plan! :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worried About the Elderly...
Replies: 10
Views: 407

Worried About the Elderly...

Sorry -- but I had to share this...

Present company excluded, of course. :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It official for those that care Brady is now a Buc
Replies: 10
Views: 308

Re: It official for those that care Brady is now a Buc

Blaine wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:04 am
It's what Old People from New England do....Move to Florida 8)
LOL! That's funny -- are largely true!

But not me, I'm having none of that...

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by Old No7
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin Model 336 "Dark"
Replies: 10
Views: 368

Marlin Model 336 "Dark"

Not my cup of tea... But not as fugly as that tactical Mossberg either... But this is my first "levergun" posting in awhile. Info from their website: INTRODUCING THE NEW DARK SERIES "The speed and accuracy of Marlin lever actions blacked-out and tricked out for the modern hunter. Our new Dark Serie...
by Old No7
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BLR problems
Replies: 14
Views: 363

Re: BLR problems

Nice guns, but they're a bit over complex inside. A friend of mine had problems with one jamming and tore it apart for a complete cleaning. He almost never got everything back working again :) There's got to be someone who knows how to put these back together correctly after taking them apart. I im...
by Old No7
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All nighter !
Replies: 8
Views: 337

Re: All nighter !

I don't mean this to be mean-spirited... But hopefully helpful. Call me paranoid (as I am), but I only post about short or long trips away from the house "after" I get back... Especially when high-end shotguns are also mentioned on other postings. My nephew once posted pictures on social media when...
by Old No7
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 99 Ugly Duckling
Replies: 34
Views: 1573

Re: Savage 99 Ugly Duckling

Great project, you did well.

Now what you need to do is...

Take it hunting with a group of buddies and shoot the BIGGEST BUCK with that 'ol rifle!

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by Old No7
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Only Good Thing About "The Next 3 Weeks..." - UPDATED
Replies: 19
Views: 645

Re: The Only Good Thing About "The Next 3 Weeks..."

Added an updated image...........

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by Old No7
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Owl moved in the house we made
Replies: 59
Views: 755

Re: Owl moved in the house we made

Pitchy wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:16 am
I`ve heard everything now. :shock: :lol:
Wow, me too, that "Owl defense" is cRaZy CrAzY for sure...

Then again, I WAS once dive-bombed by a hawk while predator hunting with a hand-held call. It got my hat and finally dropped it maybe 300 yards away...

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by Old No7
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 99 Ugly Duckling
Replies: 34
Views: 1573

Re: Savage 99 Ugly Duckling

claybob86 wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:52 am
Good work, thanks for the updates!
+1 and Amen on that!

It's coming along really well and you seem to be enjoying the project.

But with this crowd -- you won't be done until we get a Range Report! :wink:

Good luck, and tight groups!

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by Old No7
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!

Well, maybe not... With all the bars or restaurants closed, and crowds not encouraged and all... Anyway, as I'm part Irish -- and part English too -- I figured that a "Black & Tan" would be appropriate today since we didn't go out. But I took it a step further, and made a...... BLACK AND GREEN :mrg...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sheryl Crowe
Replies: 12
Views: 566

Re: Sheryl Crowe

Sixgun Sr wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:50 pm
You have no idea how bad I've been waiting to use this...
My eyes! My eyes!

What has been seen -- cannot be unseen. :shock:

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by Old No7
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Owl moved in the house we made
Replies: 59
Views: 755

Re: Owl moved in the house we made

That's great! Glad they found it so fast. The call of an owl is said by my ancestors to be a sign someone you know has left this place. You better put up a SHHHHH! sign by the box. :D Back in 03 when my mother passed and she loved owls a owl landed right outside the window and sat there looking at ...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Re: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"

My take on it is this... Both Brady and Coach Belichick want to prove to Bob Kraft, to the team and to the whole NFL . . . That " THEY" are the reason for all the Patriots past successes. I wouldn't want to see them both stumble and fail without the other, but what if "1 + 1 = 3" is true, and they c...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seattle Bans
Replies: 21
Views: 591

Re: Seattle Bans

Old No7 wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:25 pm
That's about the same pay scale my band had back in the 80's.............. :shock:
I posted that on the keyboard forum and got this reply:

"A musician is someone who drives a $500 car with a $5000 instrument just to play a $50 gig."

Ouch............

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by Old No7
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seattle Bans
Replies: 21
Views: 591

Re: Seattle Bans

That's about the same pay scale my band had back in the 80's.............. :shock:

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by Old No7
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"

OK, I'll admit it... When Tom Brady #12 was very good, I wanted him to stay with the Patriots ... But when he had a bad play, a bad game or a so-so season, I was OK if he did leave... Well. So now he's going elsewhere... I just read this online and I think it's appropriate: "Don’t cry because it’s o...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Miss a Whole Month of Learning..."
Replies: 10
Views: 373

"Miss a Whole Month of Learning..."

Amen to this! :wink:

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by Old No7
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seattle Bans
Replies: 21
Views: 591

Re: Seattle Bans

LOL!!! :lol:

I'll have to post that on a keyboard forum I go to -- after visiting Leverguns.com, of course.

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by Old No7
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Owl moved in the house we made
Replies: 59
Views: 755

Re: Owl moved in the house we made

Pitchy wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:24 am
Very happy to see a owl in the house we made a few weeks ago. :D
And that proves the old adage about "A Wise Old Owl!"

GLAD to see you back here posting Lenn! :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Only Good Thing About "The Next 3 Weeks..." - UPDATED
Replies: 19
Views: 645

The Only Good Thing About "The Next 3 Weeks..." - UPDATED

Amen to this! :wink:

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by Old No7
Sun Mar 15, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effect of panic on gun prices?
Replies: 26
Views: 719

Re: Effect of panic on gun prices?

Not sure about guns yet... But my twin told me yesterday the Cabela's in Mass was totally stocked out of 9mm and 223s, while I was told today while shooting skeet that the local Cabela's here in Maine had bare shelves of common handgun ammo. One of the shooters heard there were riots and mobs in Ita...
by Old No7
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found an old Marlin 39A
Replies: 21
Views: 560

Re: Found an old Marlin 39A

Mossyoak1957 wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:44 pm
Not bad for 70 years old.
Wow, nice! Hope I look as good at 70!

The last few 39s I've seen for sale were well over $800 or 900 each!

There's still a few around for $600 or less, but you really have to luck into one.

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by Old No7
Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone Cancelled Work or Personal Air Travel Yet?
Replies: 43
Views: 1135

Anyone Cancelled Work or Personal Air Travel Yet?

My workplace just came out today and cancelled all trade shows and air travel.

And my 2 brothers who aren't retired, their workplaces have also done the same.

Everyone else staying at home???

Well, maybe Gun Shows would be OK............. :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "This Week" -- Good Luck!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 129

"This Week" -- Good Luck!!!

:wink:

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by Old No7
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Took a Beautiful "Cougar" Home Yesterday..........
Replies: 9
Views: 458

I Took a Beautiful "Cougar" Home Yesterday..........

I Took a Beautiful "Cougar" Home Yesterday......... Luckily, it wasn't a large feline -- or the female human variety either... But she is rather pretty! I used to have a nice T/C Hawken but sold it off when a shooter at the club made me one of those "can't refuse" offers. I wasn't shooting it much ...
by Old No7
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nath and G-K
Replies: 18
Views: 639

Re: Nath and G-K

gamekeeper wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:45 pm
Sorry, you pressed my enabler button :lol:
Gee, I thought it was REQUIRED on this site that we all have one! :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: worst time in your life
Replies: 54
Views: 1220

Re: worst time in your live

The painful losses I've had over the last few years come to mind... My Dad, our Lab, my Brother-in-law, my Mom. Both of my parents were 89+, which is a pretty good run for anyone; but we lost the dog and the BIL (age 50) within 20 hours of the same weekend... Not fun... Physical wounds heal, well us...
by Old No7
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sad time ahead.
Replies: 28
Views: 770

Re: Sad time ahead.

piller wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:56 pm
My condolences. Losing a friend like that is one of the hardest things that there is.
I agree...

This image pretty well sums it up...

Sorry to hear John.

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by Old No7
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New WW II Movie coming out in June....
Replies: 15
Views: 419

Re: New WW II Movie coming out in June....

TraderVic wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:53 am
The trailer looks pretty good.
WOW, that looks AWESOME!!

I was wondering when we'd see a WWII Destroyer movie.

Hope the rest of it lives up to the trailer.

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by Old No7
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now Available -- "Anti Coronavirus Spray"
Replies: 9
Views: 344

Re: Now Available -- "Anti Coronavirus Spray"

Meanwhile, in other news...

"Snow White is down to 6 dwarves.

Sneezy has been placed in quarantine."


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by Old No7
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now Available -- "Anti Coronavirus Spray"
Replies: 9
Views: 344

Re: Now Available -- "Anti Coronavirus Spray"

GunnyMack wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:25 pm
...but it can lead to 'square bottle flu'... :D
LOL! Ha, I like that!

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by Old No7
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now Available -- "Anti Coronavirus Spray"
Replies: 9
Views: 344

Now Available -- "Anti Coronavirus Spray"

Well, it is 5 o'clock somewhere...

:wink:

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by Old No7
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Levergun Companion: Uberti's "El Patron" SAA
Replies: 8
Views: 311

A Levergun Companion: Uberti's "El Patron" SAA

For some time now, I've been hankering to get a decent Single Action Army in .357 Mag to be a companion piece for my Marlin 1894 Cowboy (24") levergun in the same caliber. I found a decent Pietta model for a low price, but it had the transfer bar without the firing pin on the hammer, and to me, it w...
by Old No7
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Great Lakes were angry yesterday!
Replies: 26
Views: 526

Re: The Great Lakes were angry yesterday!

Lake Erie is very shallow and the big waves are usually very close together. It can be really abusive but most times it's a lot of fun. Doesn't happen often but when it does it's pretty wild. The combination of shallow water and high winds creates "square waves" where they're as close together as t...