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by Old No7
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Awesome Deer Feeder!
Replies: 6
Views: 72

Awesome Deer Feeder!

Not sure of the brand, but this one worked awesome!

It "fed a deer"...... :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Training a Cat . . .
Replies: 8
Views: 83

Training a Cat . . .

And this is why I have a DOG!!! :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Useful Aviation Terms
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Useful Aviation Terms

Another one from the local gun club... :wink: Old No7 Useful Aviation Terms AIRSPEED – Speed of an airplane. (Deduct 25% when listening to a retired fighter pilot.) BANK – The folks who hold the lien on most pilots’ cars. CARBURETOR ICING – A phenomenon reported to the FAA by pilots immediately afte...
by Old No7
Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got some spots frozen off today.
Replies: 14
Views: 227

Re: Got some spots frozen off today.

I'll think I'll be getting a few done soon -- good luck with the outcome Brian! A buddy of mine has had 4 surgeries already 'cause he didn't react quickly enough to a changing mole (shape, size, color, etc.) You gotta be aware of these things as we get older. Hopefully our resident "Doc" will see th...
by Old No7
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Vietnam Wall" -- An Amazing Image...
Replies: 8
Views: 216

"Vietnam Wall" -- An Amazing Image...

I only got near The Wall once, but it was at night and we only had 10 minutes... Still, it was a humbling moment even in the darkness and cold. But this image is simply amazing... We're on the right side, while all those souls who made the extreme sacrifice are on the left... Old No7 ( Click on imag...
by Old No7
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marine Corps Balls
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: Marine Corps Balls

Cheers! :wink:

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by Old No7
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Accidental Entry into U.S." -- By Some Brits
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: "Accidental Entry into U.S." -- By Some Brits

I shall never drive into Canada, or Mexico.....Any vehicle I have is more than likely to have fresh or spent ammo in it. I was all set to clear U.S. Customs for re-entry two weeks ago after a 3-day business trip into Canada, when just as the female Border Patrol Officer was set to release me, a 6' ...
by Old No7
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Accidental Entry into U.S." -- By Some Brits
Replies: 6
Views: 267

"Accidental Entry into U.S." -- By Some Brits

I was very surprised to see it was some Brits who were caught in the States after "Accidentally" Driving into the U.S. from Canada (click for link) -- but of course their version of the entry is very different than Homeland Security's -- yet the news story paints the U.S. AND Homeland Security as th...
by Old No7
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: (.)(.)
Replies: 9
Views: 321

Re: (.)(.)

I have an owl story, also. Once upon a time, I climbed up into my ladder tree stand that was in a copse of pine trees overlooking a scrape, in the dark before sunrise during deer season. :roll: While sitting there as still as a mouse, watching my shooting lanes, something suddenly flew straight tow...
by Old No7
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: (.)(.)
Replies: 9
Views: 321

Re: (.)(.)

Not what I expected...

I saw "parts of the female anatomy" in your subject line! :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Generation Gap
Replies: 7
Views: 216

Generation Gap

Ha! Love this one!

My granddaughters too young to be involved in this scenario, but the day will come... :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Saving old wood
Replies: 14
Views: 352

Re: Saving old wood

AJMD429 wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:32 pm
I have found that tadalafil works pretty well to restore old wood, and it lasts longer than competitive products.
You have been redirected to the "Nude Chicks With Guns" thread -- Please proceed there immediately!

Too funny Doc! :wink:

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by Old No7
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oddity.....
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: oddity.....

Ray wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:03 am
... can expand on the challenges of ordering a firearm from Kittery T.P. ...
That's why I drive down, walk in, look it over in person, and buy it if interested! No waiting & wondering, and no risks. :wink:

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by Old No7
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time for another injection
Replies: 19
Views: 314

Re: Time for another injection

Prayers up for you Jay; really sorry to hear about all this. You might need to try that "unconventional acupuncture treatment" I'd mentioned to you once... My best friend got amazing RELIEF and results from it after all the surgeries and other left him still in pain and hopeless... Years later, his ...
by Old No7
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S*X After Death
Replies: 4
Views: 235

S*X After Death

From the local gun club... :wink: Old No7 Sex After Death A couple made a deal that whoever died first would come back and inform the other if there is sex after death. Their biggest fear was that there was no after life at all. After a long life together, Frank was the first to die. True to his wor...
by Old No7
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pheasant opener.....
Replies: 14
Views: 183

Re: Pheasant opener.....

We have a lot of peasants over here -- but they aren't as pretty and I wouldn't eat any......

Oh......

Wait...........

You said PHeasants. My bad. :wink:

Nice pix Nath!

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by Old No7
Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Bore......
Replies: 41
Views: 2328

Re: Big Bore......

this is an interesting post... went to a LEO briefing last week, the topic was "reaction vs action" in a OIS (officer involved shooting). We talked about how one needs to be prepared mentally to exchange fire, especially during a traffic stop or a DV (domestic violence). We talked about a couple of...
by Old No7
Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Conversations of a 6-Year old
Replies: 6
Views: 704

Re: Conversations of a 6-Year old

gamekeeper wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:01 pm
It's nice to listen to a kids take on life sometimes..... :lol:
Very true John. Let the kids be kids while they can.

(It really stinks when the really tough part of life takes on kids...)

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by Old No7
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: U.S. Tank Crew Receives Medals for Valor 74 Years After...
Replies: 6
Views: 331

U.S. Tank Crew Receives Medals for Valor 74 Years After...

It is sometimes hard to find any good news stories these days... Here's a great one below! And after you read it, then watch this youtube video on the "The Tank Duel at the Cologne Cathedral" (click for link) which has the actual combat footage mentioned; I'm really glad I could find that for us. En...
by Old No7
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Sign of the Times... "Hey, it's legal!"
Replies: 3
Views: 383

A Sign of the Times... "Hey, it's legal!"

Found this in rural Maine... :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New riverboat whistle
Replies: 22
Views: 665

Re: New riverboat whistle

Another great one Lenn!

Hey, if you're gonna post pictures and posts -- like we all want you to do -- the informal rules say you gotta "un-blur" your avatar.

Glad to see you still building things and posting here. :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well ain't this some Stuff!
Replies: 16
Views: 635

Re: Well ain't this some Stuff!

I do believe there should be a little cylinder stop stud at the bottom rear corner of the cylinder window that stops the rearward movement of the cylinder. Here is a pic of my 25-5 you an see it there. Joe Good catch Joe, my S&Ws have that too. Will be interesting to see a close-up of that area on ...
by Old No7
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stumping Dear Abby
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: Stumping Dear Abby

TraderVic wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:56 pm
Remember, these people can vote...and drive.
And they BREED too......... :roll:

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by Old No7
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When the Pianos Went to War...
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Re: When the Pianos Went to War...

I have seen films of RAF crews singing and drinking beer around a piano in English pubs during WW2. Never heard of Military Pianos though, guess I never stop learning things here on Leverguns..…. :wink: IWM-CH-8025.jpg Tap to enlarge. Hey John, I hope they're singing " Bless 'Em All !" My dad liked...
by Old No7
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When the Pianos Went to War...
Replies: 3
Views: 237

When the Pianos Went to War...

Here's an interesting article for history or music buffs of how Steinway "Victory Verticals" Pianos were created to boost morale during WWII (click for link).

Interesting how they were made using less of some critical materials too.

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by Old No7
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Double Rifle
Replies: 19
Views: 612

Re: Double Rifle

KWK wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:19 am
4.75 lb? What a beast. This one is 2.2 lb and is in .22 Hornet. I think, though, it costs about 4 times as much.
Interesting... I didn't know "Hummingbirds" were game! :wink:

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by Old No7
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: German Stalking Rifle (JG Anschutz) in 8.15x46R
Replies: 13
Views: 455

Re: German Stalking Rifle (JG Anschutz) in 8.15x46R

+1 always nice to see something a little different... 8) Thanks John. I was just advised (on another forum) that this is a "very rare Nimrod" single-shot action; and it appears to be even more rare to have one with the Anschutz maker's mark on the receiver. The action (not mine) is shown in one of ...
by Old No7
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Double Rifle
Replies: 19
Views: 612

Re: Double Rifle

You can buy a Chapuis double in .22 Hornet for 25-33% of that. Or buy a nice SxS .410 Shotgun and insert -- and then index or "time" * -- two of these chamber inserts... * Shoot at 12 o'clock, then 1, 2, 3 etc. to find where the 2 barrels align best to the bead (sight picture). https://i.ebayimg.co...
by Old No7
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: German Stalking Rifle (JG Anschutz) in 8.15x46R
Replies: 13
Views: 455

Re: German Stalking Rifle (JG Anschutz) in 8.15x46R

barbarossa wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:30 am
I love german guns as well,here's my stalking rifle a frelach 95 steyr sporting rifle in 7x57r
Wow, wunderbar! I like the "acorn" on the bolt handle, and that caliber is a classic too!

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by Old No7
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: German Stalking Rifle (JG Anschutz) in 8.15x46R
Replies: 13
Views: 455

German Stalking Rifle (JG Anschutz) in 8.15x46R

Well gang, this does have a lever... But is very different than what you typically see here... This is a single-shot German "Stalking Rifle" of falling block configuration (similar to a High Wall) chambered in the very accurate 8.15x46R Schuetzen/Target round once popular in Germany. While I have n...
by Old No7
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Double Rifle
Replies: 19
Views: 612

Re: Double Rifle

On a visit to Las Vegas in 2002, I attended the big Safari gun show at the now missing Riviera Hotel, where I was privilged to meet CSC owner Tony Galazan in his booth, and handle a .22LR SxS just like that one (at Tony's invitation). It was sweet handling, but @ $22,000, way beyond my means at tha...
by Old No7
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok....im impressed.
Replies: 11
Views: 570

Re: Ok....im impressed.

Wow, is it April 1st already?!

Sorry about that -- seriously, thanks for the honest opinion and update.

Let's see some pictures too!

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by Old No7
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Arkansas Hunting Dogs
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Arkansas Hunting Dogs

Need a laugh?!

I chuckled when I stumbled upon this . . .

Don't worry if you hear dogs barking -- but run fast if you hear banjos ! ! ! :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday hightime & JReed.
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: Happy Birthday hightime & JReed.

Happy BDay guys!

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by Old No7
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday GameKeeper.
Replies: 12
Views: 248

Re: Happy Birthday GameKeeper.

gamekeeper wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:34 am
Thank you, no shooting for me today, just a nice relaxing day with Shirley's apple pie and some cold beer...
Sounds like a good plan John!

Cheers! Enjoy!

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by Old No7
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: German 3-barrel Drilling - Cocking Pins Fixed
Replies: 0
Views: 413

German 3-barrel Drilling - Cocking Pins Fixed

Here's an update on my attempts to improve upon the performance (height) of the cocking pins for the shotgun barrels of my German Blitz Triggerplate Drilling (made by an unmarked maker), and to also repair the non-working cocking pin of the rifle's barrel. I've adjusted the height of the shotgun pin...
by Old No7
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got to meet a levergunner.
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Re: Got to meet a levergunner.

That's great -- glad to hear!

I've exchanged PMs with many, and have had the pleasure of meeting up with 2 in person so far. Always enjoyable.

Hoping for meeting more some day too.

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by Old No7
Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Driving trip audio app.
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: Driving trip audio app.

Cool, thanks! Will do that if/when I get out that way. Out here in the east, on the private auto road that goes to the summit of Mt. Washington, you can get a CD which talks you through the history of the road, the mountain, and the varying flora and fauna that change as you gain in elevation. But I...
by Old No7
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaking of Rossis; A Simple Way to Enhance The Stock's Drab Color and Look
Replies: 11
Views: 847

Re: Speaking of Rossis; A Simple Way to Enhance The Stock's Drab Color and Look

The only downside to using WATCO is that it doesn't 'dry', it 'cures' so it takes a few days to harden completely. If you wanted to add a topcoat of say lacquer, they recommend you wait a full 2 weeks for it to completely cure. However, I've found that once cured, WATCO is pretty durable all by its...
by Old No7
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric Chainsaws
Replies: 32
Views: 686

Re: Electric Chainsaws

My buddy just made it tough on me. :lol: :lol: ....He sez what I really want is a top of the line Dewalt 20v SawzAll... :roll: :roll: :roll: Now that you mention it Blaine... I DO have that DeWalt tool in my "collection". While I've only used it to cut down the annual Christmas Tree at the local fa...
by Old No7
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "The Terror" (Horror mini-series): They Found The Real Ships!
Replies: 9
Views: 701

"The Terror" (Horror mini-series): They Found The Real Ships!

Did anyone happen to see the horror mini-series "The Terror" ? It was based on the facts that back in 1848, two real life warships -- the HMS Terror and HMS Erebus -- were sent on a Royal Naval expedition to find the treacherous Northwest Passage. They became trapped in ice near the Arctic and face...
by Old No7
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gettysburg: Animated Battle Map
Replies: 8
Views: 326

Gettysburg: Animated Battle Map

This video is really very well done...

But then, I always like to see the 20th Maine in action on Little Round Top.

Here's the Link to a 16.5 minute video (click here).

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by Old No7
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unfortunately, This Isn't a Joke
Replies: 9
Views: 539

Re: Unfortunately, This Isn't a Joke

They want to give voting rights to felons that serve out their sentence s. So then someone serving a "Life" sentence is eligible to vote only after they die, right? After all, my dear Grandmother voted Republican for 70 years until 2007 when she died -- after that, her votes were for Democrats. :wi...
by Old No7
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric Chainsaws
Replies: 32
Views: 686

Re: Electric Chainsaws

I'd normally agree gas is the way to go... But the man asked for electric. :wink: My brother has had really good luck with his 20v DeWalt 12" Compact Chainsaw . I just checked it out on Amazon and see it's rated 4.5 of 5 stars with over 750 raters -- not too shabby. It's $126 without a charger or b...
by Old No7
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "How to Wash a Cat"
Replies: 13
Views: 466

"How to Wash a Cat"

Here you go! :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning Hard Finish -- "White Scratch" Home Repair
Replies: 10
Views: 371

Re: Browning Hard Finish -- "White Scratch" Home Repair

GunnyMack wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:23 pm
Have you just tried a clear coat on the scratches?
Yes -- I had tried that first -- all you get is a glossy "white scratch".............

You DO need to add some brown stain, in my experience.

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by Old No7
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning Hard Finish -- "White Scratch" Home Repair
Replies: 10
Views: 371

Browning Hard Finish -- "White Scratch" Home Repair

Browning shotguns and rifles are infamous for having a hard, clear finish that is too shiny for many tastes, but very difficult to strip and start over if one doesn't like it (yup, I tried that on a BLR once and after a few months and many attempts, I ended up replacing the wood...). Those Browning...
by Old No7
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yes, there are 300 coyote skulls in this photo....
Replies: 17
Views: 758

Re: Yes, there are 300 coyote skulls in this photo....

That's a lot of meals!!!

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ps: Of the flesh and bone in that image... I prefer the flesh!
by Old No7
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Do These Phrases Come From?
Replies: 14
Views: 558

Re: Where Do These Phrases Come From?

These are two of my favorites... :wink: Old No7 POSH The story goes that the more well-to-do passengers on ships travelling between England and India used to have POSH written against their bookings, standing for "Port Out, Starboard Home" (indicating the more desirable cabins, on the shady side of ...
by Old No7
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heads up! Upcoming upgrade part 1:
Replies: 18
Views: 544

Re: Heads up! Upcoming upgrade part 1:

Thanks. Back to top...