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by Old No7
Wed May 22, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gotta... Get... Some...
Replies: 4
Views: 199

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: 288

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: 4
Views: 231

"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: 77

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: 302

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: 437

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: 693

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: 191

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: 191

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: 603

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: 242

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: 396

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: 231

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: 528

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: 461

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: 548

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: 428

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: 428

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: 428

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: 343

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: 603

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: 261

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: 261

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: 603

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: 354

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: 152

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: 99

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: 728

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: 798

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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by Old No7
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1st Time Hand-fitting German Claw Mounts for a Scope
Replies: 6
Views: 164

1st Time Hand-fitting German Claw Mounts for a Scope

Well, this is something I'd never done before...) I got lucky in several ways by first getting a decent pre-war German (maker unknown) Drilling in 16 x 16 x 8x57JR in a gun trade with little cash outlay, and then I found a nice Hensoldt-Wetzlar 1.5-6X "Diavari" scope that had a set of claw mounts w...
by Old No7
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Focal Plane Scopes....
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: First Focal Plane Scopes....

First Focal Plane Scopes... ....are now getting semi-affordable. I picked up a 1.5-6X Hensolt-Wetzlar "Diavari" (German) variable scope with FFP reticle for my Drilling... It is a decent image at 1.5X -- and gets downright HUGE at 6X! H W Diatal 10.jpg But it matches the style (though not the vinta...
by Old No7
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?
Replies: 32
Views: 798

Re: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?

I will write to him again, I don't have his current phone number, it's a week since I last wrote to Nath but maybe he is away from home, or changed his address. John, I just PM'd you a UK Phone Number for Nath that is maybe 8 years old; from my last visit over there. I recall I had arrived a day ea...
by Old No7
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone having issues posting
Replies: 19
Views: 289

Re: Anyone having issues posting

It's happening to me when I hit "preview" too -- and several times I have lost messages...

Now I COPY ALL before hitting either Preview or Submit.

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by Old No7
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help picking my Birthday Present....
Replies: 7
Views: 193

Re: Help picking my Birthday Present....

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:26 pm
Boy that's a lot of doo-dads on that poor little AR platform ...

:D
Sorta like... This one ? ! ? ! ? !

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by Old No7
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?
Replies: 32
Views: 798

How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?

Gee, I just thought that I hadn't seen any hunting stories or game pictures posted by Nath from England lately, and then I checked and saw he hasn't posted since mid-January... I recall one of his last posts mentioned him having hernia surgery before the New Year; and that could explain the lack of ...
by Old No7
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4-Barrel "Quattro-Cannone" 28ga Shotgun
Replies: 3
Views: 150

4-Barrel "Quattro-Cannone" 28ga Shotgun

Wow, check this out... I'll bet that our friends across the pond -- Nath or gamekeeper -- could put this to good use! The auction estimates were a low estimate of $30,000 to a high of $50,000... And it sold for $20,000 -- what a deal!!! :wink: Old No7 Remarkable Abbiatico & Salvinelli "Quattro-Canno...
by Old No7
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Special Delivery from Pitchy...
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Special Delivery from Pitchy...

I have long admired all the work, play, tools, toys, contraptions, neat stuff and other arts or crafts that our friend Pitchy has fabricated and posted about on this forum before. Well, thanks to his skills and kindness, I am now the proud owner of an Original Pitchy-made Rock Moose! This is further...
by Old No7
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Texting For Seniors
Replies: 11
Views: 401

Texting For Seniors

I wouldn't dare say someone on this site needs this.........

But just in case!!!

ROFLMAO

Old No7

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by Old No7
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jack Daniel's on the kitchen floor.............
Replies: 9
Views: 270

Re: Jack Daniel's on the kitchen floor.............

A new puppy does not replace an old friend but it’s kinda like spray foam a little gets in the hole them expands to cover it up, but the hole is still there it just don’t leak anymore. Interesting way of putting it... :wink: I'll have to mention that to my wife, as she said she'd "Never get another...
by Old No7
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jack Daniel's on the kitchen floor.............
Replies: 9
Views: 270

Jack Daniel's on the kitchen floor.............

Whew, at least I didn't spill my drink! Yup, he slept by my feet for ~3 hours today while I worked on a project; and he's learned a few commands already too. My l'il buddy Jack Daniel's has put on 7+ pounds in the 3 weeks he's been home, and he's grown into his JD collar much sooner than we expecte...
by Old No7
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An Irish 911 Call...
Replies: 3
Views: 237

An Irish 911 Call...

I used to think I was mostly Irish....

But now -- thanks to Ancestry.com -- I realize I'm just a drunk! :wink:

No offense to those who ARE Irish...

Old No7

Irish 911 Call.jpg
by Old No7
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old black powder.
Replies: 12
Views: 333

Re: Old black powder.

...I thought that black powder, if stored correctly had a very good shelf life... It can be "quite energetic" even if NOT stored properly too... Seems that over here we lose 2 or 3 Civil War collectors who "have a problem" when drilling into dug-up cannonballs to defuse them... Yeah... "Rapid defla...
by Old No7
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Shooters With Short Barrels..."
Replies: 3
Views: 255

"Shooters With Short Barrels..."

Posted "you know where" in a local gun shop here in Maine.... :wink:

Old No7

I pity the poor guy with both problems..................

Shooters Short Barrels.jpg
by Old No7
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need to rout bronze help
Replies: 8
Views: 243

Re: Need to rout bronze help

I have a windshield support for a boat that is chromed brass or bronze. I’m not installing it on the boat it was designed for any angle is a little bit off and I need to remove some metal from the channel that the glass slides into.... Tycer, I've gone to the Lake Winnipesaukee's vintage in-water A...
by Old No7
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My new .250-3000 was delivered today
Replies: 12
Views: 453

Re: My new .250-3000 was delivered today

Nice rifle. I'm sorry to hear about your physical problems. Yes, good luck on both counts. The last deer I got in Maine was shot with my .250 Savage (Model 99A) -- and it was the first time I've ever seen the rifle bullet hit the spot I was aiming at! I didn't expect that, but it was cool. And the ...
by Old No7
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Slings on a take down rilfe
Replies: 10
Views: 709

Re: Slings on a take down rilfe

I was in the same boat with my Savage 99 until Pete44ru had good idea on his sling setup. I wanted it in leather so I found one online and just came in today. Takes seconds to put on and take off. Like it a lot! Mainehunter That's a nice looking sling on Mainehunter's Savage -- I have a very simila...
by Old No7
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bow saws
Replies: 19
Views: 318

Re: Bow saws

gamekeeper wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:05 am
I like the pistol grip on the last one..... 8)
Me too -- is that a "bump saw" ? ? ?

Just kiddin'................................... :wink:

Old No7
by Old No7
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ammo and 2 world's meeting
Replies: 18
Views: 760

Re: Ammo and 2 world's meeting

Griff wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:13 am
I ain't sure I've ever heard of Kynoch. :P
Kynoch was the successful commercial successor to Lester's Ammo -- which was started by an older but not-so-smart brother, who died young in Africa........ :wink:

Lesters Ammo.jpg

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by Old No7
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Evans Rifles
Replies: 8
Views: 323

Re: Evans Rifles

I had to look up what an Evans was . Me too... Pretty neat! And it has a lever!!! :wink: "In terms of basic design, the Evans Repeating Rifle is similar to the Spencer Repeating Rifle. However, the Evans has a rotary helical magazine in the buttstock, and cartridges are fed into the breech by cycli...
by Old No7
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 7-Barrel "Volley Gun"
Replies: 7
Views: 195

7-Barrel "Volley Gun"

This will help keep the miscreants at bay... Valentin Muth, Zerbst, Saxony/Anhalt, circa 1680 Seven six-sided barrels with six groove rifling in 13 mm calibre, hooked together at the muzzles with dovetailed iron sights on top. The bottom side has two screw mounted trunions. Side mounted wooden ramr...