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by Old No7
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Knee
Replies: 9
Views: 120

Re: New Knee

Prayers up for you! "Get up soon", as soon as they tell you, then do whatever they say for PT and recovery. My mother had both done at the same day, and she had really good luck with "Mederma" cream, that she rubbed into her scars daily, and it really helped those to mostly disappear. Sure, that's s...
by Old No7
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chamber and barrel inserts
Replies: 9
Views: 173

Re: Chamber and barrel inserts

If/when you get one, I'd suggest the following to "test" for accuracy... Put a small file mark on the end of the insert, then load it at "12 o'clock" and take 3 shots at 15 yards. Then try 3 more at 3:00, then 3 at 6:00 and 9:00 -- and chances are, one of those positions may be better than the other...
by Old No7
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maine Roofers STAND for National Anthem
Replies: 8
Views: 153

Maine Roofers STAND for National Anthem

These guys didn't have to stop their work and stand...

BUT THEY DID. :wink:

Kudos' to These Roofers Who Respect Our Flag (click for link to story)

ME Roofers Stand.jpg

Old No7

ps: We need a "Flag Waving" smilie... :!:
by Old No7
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Oversexed, Overpaid and Over Here"
Replies: 6
Views: 269

"Oversexed, Overpaid and Over Here"

I've had the pleasure of meeting 3 English lasses -- ladies, when I met them -- who had all worked in Spitfire factories during World War II. How I wish now that I had asked them more questions about their work assignments and experiences back then, but I do recall one having a beautiful oil paintin...
by Old No7
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boston Accent? I Don't Have an Accent...
Replies: 27
Views: 549

Re: Boston Accent? I Don't Have an Accent...

Just got back to SC from a week in Maine. I always at on the southern accent thick up there, just for fun. On the way back we spent a night in PA. At breakfast the next morning, a waitress said, "I take it from your accents that you folks aren't from around here." I replied, "I take it from your ac...
by Old No7
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How WOMEN Think & Text...............
Replies: 14
Views: 545

How WOMEN Think & Text...............

Enjoy! :wink: Old No7 Husband’s Text Message: “Honey, a car hit me when I was pulling out of the office! Paula brought me to the hospital... They're doing tests and X-rays. I had a severe blow to my head, but fortunately it did not cause serious injury... I do have 3 broken ribs, a compound fracture...
by Old No7
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spent a little more time w/ the 1885
Replies: 9
Views: 240

Re: Spent a little more time w/ the 1885

Very nice!!!

I wish my 2 Brownings (High 38-55, Low 17 HMR, both by "Miroku") and my 1 Winchester (High 22 LR, original) had set triggers...

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by Old No7
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "An Open Letter to NFL's American Flag Protesters"
Replies: 13
Views: 426

Re: "An Open Letter to NFL's American Flag Protesters"

Got this image from a posting on the Politics sub-forum...

I'll admit I cried when my Mother was handed my Dad's.........................

A Folded Flag.jpg

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by Old No7
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boston Accent? I Don't Have an Accent...
Replies: 27
Views: 549

Boston Accent? I Don't Have an Accent...

This is for all those who keep asking me to...

"Pahk thah cah in Hahvahd Yahd."

Ayuh...

Lost My Khakis.jpg

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by Old No7
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "An Open Letter to NFL's American Flag Protesters"
Replies: 13
Views: 426

"An Open Letter to NFL's American Flag Protesters"

I can't take the credit for this, but I'll sure as heck post it here for others to see. Semper Flag! :wink: Old No7 Posted by CaryT on the ASSRA Single Shot Forum: Addressed to the NFL American flag protesters - Take a little trip to Valley Forge in January. If you don't know where that is, just Goo...
by Old No7
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "What Are We Gonna Do With..."
Replies: 6
Views: 338

"What Are We Gonna Do With..."

That will work! :wink:

Old No7

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by Old No7
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: War Dogs - Memorial
Replies: 1
Views: 108

War Dogs - Memorial

Never saw this one before today...

I'll bet a lot of lives were saved by those brave and trusty canines!

Semper Woof!

War Dogs Memorial.jpg

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by Old No7
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Widow makers
Replies: 24
Views: 643

Re: Widow makers

Wow, that was close! :shock:

Ya know, they do make those hard hats that HOLD 2 BEERS up on top, with a tube to drink from.............

Just sayin'! :wink:

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by Old No7
Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Gamekeeper: "Squirrel... OUCH!"
Replies: 7
Views: 366

For Gamekeeper: "Squirrel... OUCH!"

For John across the pond...

( I heard he likes squirrels! )

I've always heard that squirrels would "stash their nuts" -- but this is not the way to do it!!! :o

Ouch!.jpg

Ouch!!!

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by Old No7
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is a Hero
Replies: 12
Views: 498

This is a Hero

No further comments needed... :wink:

Hero.jpg

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by Old No7
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bad Guy Threatens to Sue "Good Guy" Good Samaritan
Replies: 10
Views: 409

Bad Guy Threatens to Sue "Good Guy" Good Samaritan

Dang, I hate to see news like like this (click for link to story) Gee, I wonder if Starbuck s will step up and step in to help the good guy out??? Doubtful........................ :wink: It's also a bad idea to go into a gun & knife fight armed with only a chair -- but I'm really glad the good guy s...
by Old No7
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forgotten Weapons Levergun Tour
Replies: 4
Views: 298

Re: Forgotten Weapons Levergun Tour

AJMD429 wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:01 pm
Well.........what about the Marlins......??? :|
Seems we haven't forgotten about them yet!!!

As for the Winnies . . . Apparently so!!! :wink:

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by Old No7
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1919 model 94 range report
Replies: 19
Views: 498

Re: 1919 model 94 range report

MOD... "Minute Of Deer" -- that'll do!

Nicely done Pitchy.

( Have to add this Len... I am SO glad you came back to join us here! )

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by Old No7
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upgraded Kahr K9 "NYPD Trigger" to "Elite" Status
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Upgraded Kahr K9 "NYPD Trigger" to "Elite" Status

Well, the folks who said the trigger pin was a "nasty bugger" to get out were right... :shock: For those not aware, the older Kahr K9 came with a 1/8" longer "NYPD Trigger" pull (thanks to the powers that be at you-know-where) whereas all the polymer models and the later K9s have the better (shorte...
by Old No7
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Mail By Pail" Marine Mail Delivery in Detroit
Replies: 3
Views: 287

"Mail By Pail" Marine Mail Delivery in Detroit

As a boat owner, I stumbled upon this article about a "Floating Zip Code" (click for link) operating for large ships in Detroit, and I thought some of you might be interested as well.

It's a nautical old-school way of saying "You've Got Mail". :wink:

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by Old No7
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare H&R Top-break: Model 299 "New Defender"
Replies: 8
Views: 446

Re: Rare H&R Top-break: Model 299 "New Defender"

Old No 7 Can you tell me where to get a copy of his book? I'd still like to have it. Joe Hi Joe: It's a hardcover, so not inexpensive, but I found the best price on Amazon. Just search for "H & R Arms Co. 1871-1986" by W.E. "Bill" Goforth (1st Edition, Hardcover) Much of the H&R info in my files ca...
by Old No7
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Views from Space -- Hurricane Irma Devastation
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Re: Views from Space -- Hurricane Irma Devastation

My buddy who has a place on Grand Turk just told me he lost the whole roof... It was an awesome home too... I'm sure he can replace it, but having been down there, I know the homes the residents have weren't as robust for sure.

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by Old No7
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare H&R Top-break: Model 299 "New Defender"
Replies: 8
Views: 446

Rare H&R Top-break: Model 299 "New Defender"

This is what you get when you combine the frame and features of an H&R Model 999 Sportsman -- with the concealability of an " Avenging Angel " cut-down handgun... You get the Model 299 "New Defender" . H&R New Defender 01 (Small).jpg The late Bill Goforth (author of THE book on H&R Arms) descri...
by Old No7
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Views from Space -- Hurricane Irma Devastation
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Views from Space -- Hurricane Irma Devastation

Wow............ My son just sent me this link to Views from Space -- Hurricane Irma Devastation (click for link) and it's pretty horrendous. "Green is gone..." I'm thinking due to all the flooding from the salt water?!?! Thoughts & prayers for those affected, for sure. But they'll need more than th...
by Old No7
Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The fall has started.
Replies: 23
Views: 781

Re: The fall has started.

Very nice Nath!

I like THOSE signs of fall lots better than all the Halloween Candy & Costumes and the dang Back To School Sales... (If I buy something... Can I get back to 8 months of school and 4 months off too???)

Cheers.

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by Old No7
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's Worth a Shot!
Replies: 10
Views: 584

It's Worth a Shot!

Not saying this is the answer to all of life's problems...

But it's worth a shot!!! :wink:

Worth A Shot.jpg

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by Old No7
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday hightime & JReed.
Replies: 8
Views: 210

Re: Happy Birthday hightime & JReed.

Happy belated Birthday guys!

Tight groups!

Old No7
by Old No7
Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not sure of this holster for "Cross Draw" Carry
Replies: 3
Views: 280

Not sure of this holster for "Cross Draw" Carry

I've typically always had great luck and quality with Bianchi Holsters. But while this Bianchi Shadow is well made, with a nice lining and quality stitching, I don't think this will work out for "Cross Draw" as I'd intended -- especially while seated in the "kahr" -- for my new-to-me Kahr K9 ... Bia...
by Old No7
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Gamekeeper
Replies: 12
Views: 313

Re: Happy Birthday Gamekeeper

Happy Birthday John -- hope you had a good one!

Cheers! (Lifting a pint for ya as I say that...)

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by Old No7
Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Hickok" (the 2017 western) -- Thumbs DOWN...
Replies: 4
Views: 567

"Hickok" (the 2017 western) -- Thumbs DOWN...

I'm not sure what others will think, but........ DO NOT BUY OR RENT THIS WESTERN. Don't waste your time or your money . It's poorly written, over-acted by wanna-be actors, is too predictable, has very little action, and it's also difficult to witness "tough guys" like Bruce Dern or Kris Kristoffers...
by Old No7
Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Kahr I've Always Wanted! (K9 Range Report)
Replies: 4
Views: 368

The Kahr I've Always Wanted! (K9 Range Report)

It took me many Kahrs and many more years to finally get the one that I really wanted... I always held off on buying a new Kahr K9 -- not that I really saw all that many for sale over the years -- the few that I did see for sale as new or used were all black, while I wanted a classic stainless K9. ...
by Old No7
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looks Like Pitchy Made This!
Replies: 5
Views: 424

Looks Like Pitchy Made This!

I don't know if Pitchy made this -- but I'll bet he could!!! :wink:

Old No7

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by Old No7
Sun Aug 27, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BOAT: "A Hole In The Water..."
Replies: 11
Views: 602

Re: BOAT: "A Hole In The Water..."

Here's what I heard back when I posted that on a boating forum... "According to the site cargolaw.com, the above-depicted yacht mishap occurred on 7 March 2007 at Port Jebel Ali (a man-made harbor in the Gulf of Arabia outside Dubai, UAE). When the pictured $1.5 million Carver 55′ Marquis Motor Yach...
by Old No7
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 1819 Hall Breach-loading Flintlock Rifle
Replies: 15
Views: 483

Re: Model 1819 Hall Breach-loading Flintlock Rifle

No problem Pitchy -- thanks -- as I like to see your creations! :!:

My twin fired 15 rounds with the Hall today, and he said the gas leakage was slight -- he was stoked it shot so well!

And he attracted quite a few onlookers at the range too.

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by Old No7
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BOAT: "A Hole In The Water..."
Replies: 11
Views: 602

BOAT: "A Hole In The Water..."

BOAT: (Noun) "A hole in the water one pours money into."

Looks like this guy made his own hole!!! :shock:

BOAT Hole in Water.jpg
Dive! Dive!

Old No7
by Old No7
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bring Back Public Floggings & Hangings
Replies: 12
Views: 509

Bring Back Public Floggings & Hangings

A 10-minute stop at the bank today turned into a 45-minute visit, followed by a Police Report and an Affidavit for Identity Theft, followed by a requisite 30-minute chat at yet another bank, and then several calls made to credit card companies and new Fraud Alerts posted on all 3 credit bureaus. So ...
by Old No7
Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed Carry -- Inside-pocket Mag Carry
Replies: 10
Views: 399

Concealed Carry -- Inside-pocket Mag Carry

As a follow-up to the recent "Concealed Carry" posting, I thought I'd share an inexpensive but effective way to easily carry and conceal a loaded single-stack magazine in your pocket... Mag Carry 01 (Small).jpg That's an Uncle Mike's Inside-Pocket Nylon Holster in Size #2 , made for .380 Auto's. For...
by Old No7
Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy solar eclipse
Replies: 24
Views: 691

Re: Happy solar eclipse

Nothing to write home about here in ME...

I don't think it darkened much if any...

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by Old No7
Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model 1819 Hall Breach-loading Flintlock Rifle
Replies: 15
Views: 483

Model 1819 Hall Breach-loading Flintlock Rifle

This one isn't mine, but I'll have to admit that it's pretty cool... I was thinking some of you may want to see it -- after it, it has a lever to unlock it, right below the frizzen. This is a Model 1819 Hall Breach-loading Flintlock Rifle , dated 1839 on the receiver. Hall Rifle 01 (Small).jpg Here'...
by Old No7
Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a new security system tonight
Replies: 29
Views: 966

Re: Got a new security system tonight

Very nice, congrats!

Glad you didn't get a "REMLIN"!!!

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by Old No7
Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dirty girl Bess.
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: Dirty girl Bess.

Nicely done on the "twofer" (two for one) shot Nath.

So...

How DO you prepare those for the table anyway?!

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by Old No7
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SUV + Propane Tank + Gas Grill "On" + Flame Equals.....
Replies: 14
Views: 575

SUV + Propane Tank + Gas Grill "On" + Flame Equals.....

An SUV + Propane Tank + Gas Grill "On" + Flame Equals..... THIS! :shock: SUV-Grill.jpg The original story I read said a cigarette was lit and kaboom ! "A couple transporting a barbecue grill was injured Sunday after their rental SUV exploded, Orlando police said." ... But another story I just saw a...
by Old No7
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range day
Replies: 13
Views: 780

Re: Range day

Nice post Gunny -- That's where we'll go next time I'm out your way! :wink:

Good luck with school -- although I'll bet you could give the prof's and other students a schoolin' when they need it too!

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by Old No7
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers up for America
Replies: 13
Views: 844

Re: Prayers up for America

Praise the Lord and pass the ammo..." Amen to that Pitchy; my late father used to say that quote. Good post. He'd also say: "Save the last round for yourself..." (when recalling the Indian Wars, which he did not participate in...) And to that I say -- The heck with that!!! All my rounds will go whe...
by Old No7
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Go Navy!
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: Go Navy!

Living just 10 miles north of Boston when I was a kid, I lived and breather anything related to the old girl... And I visited her multiple times. (I need to go again too!) Sadly... That story, is just that... That's a myth, as written below by a history professor. Old No7 "I've told my students, 'Th...
by Old No7
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Just Joined Browning's "Citori O/U Club"
Replies: 10
Views: 524

I Just Joined Browning's "Citori O/U Club"

Well, it does have a top lever... For the last few years, I've really enjoyed upland bird hunting with my sweet little 28" 20 gauge Dickinson Estate side-by-side shotgun that was marketed/sold by Cabela's (and made by Akus in Turkey). As compared to the boxlock action of the CZ Bobwhite which it re...
by Old No7
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yet Another Knife Project
Replies: 8
Views: 420

Re: Yet Another Knife Project

octagon wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:52 pm
Knife is cool "as is" :D
+1 to that!

Nice job! Or as Blaine would say "Knife job!". :wink:

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by Old No7
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homemade fish cleaning table
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: Homemade fish cleaning table

Knot bad!!! :wink:

( See what I did there Blaine?!?! )

Seriously -- nice work! Very classy!

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by Old No7
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting "Before & After" Photo's
Replies: 8
Views: 558

Interesting "Before & After" Photo's

I think the gang here will enjoy this one...

Modified the original image -- just for your viewing pleasure!!! :wink:

Old No7

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by Old No7
Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brunch with Gunny (JReed) in Sunny CA
Replies: 11
Views: 561

Re: Brunch with Gunny (JReed) in Sunny CA

jkbrea wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:45 am
Sounds like a great.....and busy time. Is that the BassPro in Rancho Cucamonga? They have a nice selection of boats.
Yup, that's the one. Go and see Gunny -- he'd be glad to sell you one!

A BIG ONE, that is... :wink:

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