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by Old No7
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Married vs Single Women...
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Married vs Single Women...

In case you've ever wondered about this...

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by Old No7
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Telegraph Reader
Replies: 63
Views: 764

Re: Telegraph Reader

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:01 am
Another neat piece of engineering, Lenn.
It has been 50 years since I knew Morse code and semaphore, too, in Scouts. Forgot everything.
:lol:
That's neat. I like it too Lenn!

You sure are "Professor Emeritus of The Old School" -- and we need MORE of that these days.

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by Old No7
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Regarding the Jim Beam warehouse fire
Replies: 10
Views: 307

Re: Regarding the Jim Beam warehouse fire

Never did like Jim Beam :!: I like the square black bottle from Lynchburg Tennessee myself :wink: Yup, and the same for me! I just read they lost 1 out of 126 warehouses (0.8%), or 45,000 out of 3.3 Million barrels worth (1.36%) which suggests this was one of their largest barrel warehouses. They s...
by Old No7
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "To Help Save the Economy..."
Replies: 4
Views: 222

"To Help Save the Economy..."

The last line made me chuckle -- had to share this here... :wink:

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by Old No7
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: In the elk woods yesterday
Replies: 8
Views: 244

Re: In the elk woods yesterday

Very nice, thanks for sharing!

Glad to hear you got out, and I hope you continue to heal well and get stronger -- strong enough to drag one of those bulls out!

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by Old No7
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Light bulb man.
Replies: 15
Views: 352

Re: Light bulb man.

GunnyMack wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:24 pm
I'd say get a 3 watt bulb, paint him dumbocrate blue and there ya have the BEST 2020 candidate!!
I agree -- for a Dumbocrat. the bulb should be very DIM!!!

Nice work Pitchy, as always. :wink:

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by Old No7
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Before & After
Replies: 14
Views: 515

Re: Before & After

Ysabel Kid wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:07 pm
Now I thinking of doing a 3:10 To Yuma "Hand of God" grips. :D
Looks great! GO FOR IT Jay!

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by Old No7
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone Taking TUMERIC as a Daily Supplement?
Replies: 6
Views: 330

Anyone Taking TUMERIC as a Daily Supplement?

My wife has been dealing with some pain in her knee and while she waits two+ months for an appointment with a Sports/Ortho specialist, one of the doctors she works for has suggested that she starts taking TUMERIC as a daily supplement. The Doc rattled off a whole list of the health benefits of this ...
by Old No7
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!
Replies: 11
Views: 373

Re: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!

2ndovc wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:58 pm
...He and my dad unloaded this old canon in my garage this morning. The barrel is about 20" long with a 1" bore and it weighs a ton! Can't wait to set it off!
Now THAT's really cool!

Bet you'll get a BANG out of that! :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What You See When You Leave Early Morning To Shoot Prairie Dogs
Replies: 12
Views: 475

Re: What You See When You Leave Early Morning To Shoot Prairie Dogs

Shrapnel wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:12 am
I left at 4:00 yesterday morning to go east and shoot prairie dogs...
Gee, if I got up at oh-dark-thirty and headed east to shoot anything -- All I'd see is this! :wink:

Hope the shootin' was great!

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by Old No7
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Old No7 & piller.
Replies: 8
Views: 237

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Old No7 & piller.

piller wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:45 pm
Thanks gentlemen.
Happy Birthday to you Old No. 7.
Agreed, thanks all.

And Happy BDay to you too Piller!

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by Old No7
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Great Quote
Replies: 5
Views: 361

A Great Quote

I'll have to try and remember this one...

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by Old No7
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 37 years of Bliss
Replies: 28
Views: 585

Re: 37 years of Bliss

Congrats to Lenn and Norma!!!

Gee, me and my bride will be up to 36 years come September...

Wow, TIME FLIES. :wink:

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by Old No7
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help Needed ! ! !
Replies: 19
Views: 589

Help Needed ! ! !

I don't think even our good friend PITCHY can help me with this one...

Help Needed.jpg

Now what ? ? ? :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri May 31, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Friday Morning Funnies...
Replies: 5
Views: 432

Friday Morning Funnies...

Enjoy! :wink:

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by Old No7
Thu May 30, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Be careful typing in email addresses....
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Be careful typing in email addresses....

Well, he had 2 choices...

Heaven for the scenery -- or Hell for the company! :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed May 29, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers please
Replies: 43
Views: 866

Re: Prayers please

Prayers sent!

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by Old No7
Wed May 29, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Weekend lapstrake boating
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: Weekend lapstrake boating

Looks great! What a neat old classic boat! Love the Nautical Ensign you're flying too -- even if it is "upside down" up above (are you in distress?) (It shows up OK if you click on it...) This word will prompt a "Huh, what?" from some others -- but tell us about your BURGEE ... The boat and day look...
by Old No7
Tue May 28, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is this...?
Replies: 9
Views: 383

Re: What is this...?

AJMD429 wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 10:47 pm
Wow - I learned TWO things tonight....

One - what a 'binnacle' is, and

Two - what a 'corrector magnet' is....
Great! Your next assignment then, is to research these two nautical terms:

* Lubber Line

* Monkey Island

Have fun! :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon May 27, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Memorial Day: what it means
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Re: Memorial Day: what it means

Ray Newman wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 12:37 pm
Loyce Edward Dean:
Thanks for sharing that link.

I've seen the image of the plane being pushed over before, and had suspected why; but I never knew the whole story or the man's name.

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by Old No7
Mon May 27, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The crew chief
Replies: 23
Views: 655

Re: The crew chief

On this memorial day weekend i`d like to acknowledge the importance of the crew chief, he or she was a very important part of keeping the planes flying during war and peace times. Well said Pitchy. "All gave some, and some gave all" -- but the crew chiefs enabled the pilots to "Give 'em some!" when...
by Old No7
Wed May 22, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gotta... Get... Some...
Replies: 5
Views: 389

Gotta... Get... Some...

Gee gang, take a look at this...........

This is likely the only Jack Daniel's flavor I DON'T have here.

I'll bet it helps your breath -- but what about your driving ? ! ? ! ? !

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by Old No7
Wed May 22, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digging in the hills today
Replies: 8
Views: 402

Re: Digging in the hills today

Pitchy wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 5:44 pm
Who says metal detecting isn`t fun :lol:
There are some things you don't need a metal detector for... :wink:

Glad you and Norma had a great day out in the hills Lenn!

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by Old No7
Tue May 21, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Call me a coward..."
Replies: 6
Views: 529

"Call me a coward..."

As follow-up to my recent posting about the German Blitz Triggerplate Drilling I am involved with, it turns out the solder didn't hold on the rifle hammer's cocking indicator pin, so I'll have to come up with another solution for that. "Call me a coward..." if you want... But this is how I test fire...
by Old No7
Thu May 16, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday 308magtip & Ysabel Kid.
Replies: 6
Views: 144

Re: Happy Birthday 308magtip & Ysabel Kid.

Happy Birthday guys ! ! !

We wanna know -- Whad'ja get ? ? ? :wink:

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by Old No7
Tue May 14, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New BATF Regs on Inline Muzzleloaders
Replies: 11
Views: 400

Re: New BATF Regs on Inline Muzzleloaders

ATF = Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms...........

That's not a department -- that's a weekend in Maine!!!!!

( Maybe a weekday in some towns... ) :wink:

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by Old No7
Tue May 14, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: goodbye.......
Replies: 12
Views: 551

Re: goodbye.......

Griff wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 7:29 pm
Truly a comedic genius. At his best when deviating from the script.
+1 to that -- and their laughing at the other's ad libs (or when the others were laughing) would make us laugh too!

RIP Ensign Parker!

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by Old No7
Mon May 13, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bowie
Replies: 25
Views: 891

Re: Bowie

Very nice knives up above!

I'll play too... :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon May 13, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blitz Triggerplate Drilling -- Cocking Pins Repair, Completed
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: Blitz Triggerplate Drilling -- Cocking Pins Repair, Part 1

Well #7........my hat is off to you!....those guns are put together like a Swiss watch and it only takes a few thou. to throw everything out of whack.... Thanks 6, but as my Drilling is unmarked by the maker, I think it might have been made by an apprentice, as that hole for the rifle barrel's cock...
by Old No7
Mon May 13, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blitz Triggerplate Drilling -- Cocking Pins Repair, Completed
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Blitz Triggerplate Drilling -- Cocking Pins Repair, Completed

* This post wouldn't be possible without the support I got from two members of the GCCA (the German Gun Collectors Association) as they provided me with the instructions (and the confidence) to attempt the review and repair of the Cocking Indicator Pins on my Blitz triggerplate (aka "Blitzschloss")...
by Old No7
Mon May 13, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt SAA Clone to ride w/ Levergun... (Holster added)
Replies: 19
Views: 722

Re: Colt SAA Clone to ride with my Levergun...

What leather you got Darryl........ :?: G'day John: I still haven't shot the piece yet, but I recently picked up this unlined holster as I liked the colors and design, and I didn't want something that was just "plain" brown leather. For only $36 with free shipping (brand new, from ebay), I think I ...
by Old No7
Sat May 11, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A gift for Normas mother.
Replies: 19
Views: 348

Re: A gift for Normas mother.

Neat stuff -- well done Lenn!

Again, your skills and creativity AMAZE us.

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by Old No7
Fri May 10, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sixgun open sights for hunting
Replies: 17
Views: 542

Re: Sixgun open sights for hunting

I have also long been intrigued by the shallow-vee rear and gold dot or ivory front bead "express sight" often used on dangerous game double rifles. Ruger has put these on some of their handguns. Looking for a fast, accurate field sight for aged eyes that will work in bright light and dim without g...
by Old No7
Fri May 10, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WW-2 veteran cannot rest in peace yet....
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Re: WW-2 veteran cannot rest in peace yet....

Anyway, prayers up that this guy who passed away almost a week ago can EVENTUALLY have the respectful funeral he deserves. Amen to that! Thank you for your efforts! Maybe call the Governor's or State Rep's offices -- and have all the family members call too -- and force some action!?! :!: Old No7
by Old No7
Fri May 10, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Haying equipment
Replies: 33
Views: 741

Re: Haying equipment

OldWin wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 1:00 pm
Great job, Lenn.
Hope the hip is better soon old buddy.
+1 on both comments Lenn -- hope you're feeling better soon!

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by Old No7
Tue May 07, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A sad day
Replies: 19
Views: 606

Re: A sad day

So sorry to hear about this... ...He leaped up and bit her in the face, took 18 stitches to close up the wounds in her upper lip... Ouch! So sorry to hear about that too! :shock: Here's hoping the emotional and physical healing proceeds well; give our regards to your wife for a speedy recovery on al...
by Old No7
Tue May 07, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.
Replies: 45
Views: 773

Re: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.

TMI up above!

Good luck to Bill.

I like it when they say they will "Count to three..." -- and then they do X (whatever) on 2!

Guess that does surprise you though! :o

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by Old No7
Tue May 07, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Linder Knives, from Germany
Replies: 14
Views: 524

Re: Linder Knives, from Germany

Would it be rude to ask what it cost? Yeah, probably... :wink: Be careful though, as I saw there are "2 quality levels" of this design sold over in Europe; one is top shelf (as is mine), and the other is 40% less but may have slight cosmetic defects. A buddy of mine in Germany lined this one up for...
by Old No7
Mon May 06, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Linder Knives, from Germany
Replies: 14
Views: 524

Re: Linder Knives, from Germany

gamekeeper wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 1:07 pm
I gave Shirley a Linder Bowie knife when she admired it, I must admit it's a beautiful knife and well made,
I have no need of Bowie knives now.....
Maybe that's true John -- but you'd better be VERY nice to Shirley!!! :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon May 06, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Linder Knives, from Germany
Replies: 14
Views: 524

Linder Knives, from Germany

I had no prior experience with this brand of knives imported from Germany, but so far, I am very pleased and impressed with this neat little knife (3" blade, 7" overall) made by Linder in Germany. Linder Damascus Knife.jpg Stainless + Damascus + fixed blade + Walnut root = "What's not to like?" Deli...
by Old No7
Mon May 06, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mechanic vs Surgeon
Replies: 5
Views: 397

Mechanic vs Surgeon

I don't know if we have any heart surgeons on this site, but I know we have a few cracker jack mechanics.

Monday morning humor for you. :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri May 03, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt SAA Clone to ride w/ Levergun... (Holster added)
Replies: 19
Views: 722

Re: Colt SAA Clone to ride with my Levergun...

gamekeeper wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 1:13 pm
What leather you got Darryl........ :?:
Nothing yet John -- will wait to see how she shoots before I decide on a $25, $50 or $75 holster. :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri May 03, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare view of a nesting falcon
Replies: 9
Views: 334

Re: Rare view of a nesting falcon

How about that... "Up a tree without a tire" :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri May 03, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare view of a nesting falcon
Replies: 9
Views: 334

Re: Rare view of a nesting falcon

How about that... "Up a tree without a tire" :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri May 03, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt SAA Clone to ride w/ Levergun... (Holster added)
Replies: 19
Views: 722

Colt SAA Clone to ride w/ Levergun... (Holster added)

Well, my BIL passed away a year ago tomorrow -- way too young at only age 50.................. As he'd just started to get into shooting with his young son, I've picked up the reins and have been taking the young man out to the range numerous times over the last year. So far, he hasn't given in to ...
by Old No7
Fri May 03, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Laffs making the rounds
Replies: 10
Views: 427

Re: Laffs making the rounds

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 3:12 pm
AND THE WINNER IS….

16. "You didn't think we give pretty women tickets? You're right, we don't. Sign here." :lol:
That's what we call a "two-fer"!!

Taught her 2 lessons that day... :wink:

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by Old No7
Thu May 02, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mount Vernon: "Revolutionary War Weekend" May 4-5th
Replies: 4
Views: 188

Mount Vernon: "Revolutionary War Weekend" May 4-5th

Heads up... Wished I lived closer to Mount Vernon in VA to attend the "Revolutionary War Weekend" on May 4th - 5th (click for link) ... It looks really neat and would be terrific to see! Although our friends from across the pond might disagree... :wink: "Mount Vernon's serene 12-acre field transform...
by Old No7
Thu May 02, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Y2K.
Replies: 6
Views: 137

Re: Happy Birthday Y2K.

I believe he may still be studying (some...*) over in Barcelona Spain, so in that case...

"Feliz cumpleaños que tengas un buen día"

* Yeah, my daughter studied a little when studying abroad there -- and I'll bet Y2K is studying "a broad" or two. :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed May 01, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Calm down....
Replies: 37
Views: 861

Re: Calm down....

....I'm still alive! Glad to have you back Nath! I was just thinking it'd been a long time since we'd seen hide or hair -- or is it "hide or hare" -- of you. Wishing you well with those pains and issues. We all have something to deal with... Here's hoping that some good banter around the Leverguns ...
by Old No7
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?
Replies: 32
Views: 914

Re: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?

Pete44ru wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:09 am
minish wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:04 am
I just checked over at "The Muzzle Loading Forum" where he goes by "Britt Smoothy" and there was a post by him from last Friday.
That's good news - Thanks !

.
VERY good news, thanks!

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