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by Old No7
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good ole'Bessy Bessy.
Replies: 12
Views: 168

Re: Good ole'Bessy Bessy.

I'm surprised there's any bunny left! :wink:

Good shootin' Nath.

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by Old No7
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got me a new toy.
Replies: 21
Views: 416

Re: Got me a new toy.

gamekeeper wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:53 am
...so already having two "XYZ" and not requiring another I bought it :roll:...
I like your gun-buying logic John, I might use that!!!

Oh wait... I already have................ :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Geese.
Replies: 24
Views: 365

Re: Geese.

Nath wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:56 pm
Yes they can be tough. Burger and meatloaves are the answer or roast with two cleaned house bricks for nine hours, discard the meat and eat the house bricks!
And THAT'S how we cook the sea ducks he'ah in Maine, ayuh!

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by Old No7
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage 99 Ads From The Past
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: Savage 99 Ads From The Past

Cool, here's some more...

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by Old No7
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They are overpriced bad.
Replies: 11
Views: 412

Re: They are overpriced bad.

They are overpriced bad. Yup, seems any Colt from the "snake family" is trending WAY out of whack with normalcy... Maybe I shouldn't have bought all those stocks 30 years ago and bought Pythons instead... My late father had a beautiful .22 Diamondback, lightly used, with box & papers, but none of u...
by Old No7
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the Gang in the UK across the pond...
Replies: 12
Views: 374

For the Gang in the UK across the pond...

For Nath, gamekeeper, Perry Owens and others across the pond...

From the local gun club.

Apologies if this upsets anyone... :wink:

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by Old No7
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF in ME: Leupold VX-II 2-7X 33mm Scope+ * SPF *
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: FS in ME: Leupold VX-II 2-7X 33mm Scope+ * MUCH LOWER PRICE *

SOLD pending funds to .45 Colt -- thanks all for looking! :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF in ME: Leupold VX-II 2-7X 33mm Scope+ * SPF *
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: FS in ME: Leupold VX-II 2-7X 33mm Scope+ * MUCH LOWER PRICE*

LOWER PRICE - bumped back to top...
by Old No7
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Back From Ohio
Replies: 15
Views: 371

Re: Got Back From Ohio

Sorry for your loss; I didn't know until now...
Griff wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:37 pm
gamekeeper wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:41 pm
Pitchy wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:29 pm
OldWin wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:26 pm
May she rest in peace, Blaine. It sounds like you are at peace, also. I'm glad of that, and that it was a safe trip.
God Bless.
+1
+2
+3.
Couldn't have said it any better.

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by Old No7
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 397

Re: OK Pitchy...What Are These?

...tell me what these are. They are solid copper... Buckets -- for their bucket lists obviously. :wink: Edgar Allen Poe was an occasional lodger there and probably consumed what came out of it. Well in that case -- they must be chamber or pee pots! :wink: "Quoth the raven... Nevermind..." Old No7
by Old No7
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Day in History: "The Battle of Lake Erie, 1813"
Replies: 7
Views: 268

This Day in History: "The Battle of Lake Erie, 1813"

205 Years ago today... Old No7 The Battle of Lake Erie, sometimes called the Battle of Put-in-Bay , was fought on 10 September 1813, on Lake Erie off the coast of Ohio during the War of 1812. Nine vessels of the United States Navy defeated and captured six vessels of the British Royal Navy. This ens...
by Old No7
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ways to HELP SHASTA & FAMILY RECOVER from the Fire
Replies: 13
Views: 519

Re: Ways to HELP SHASTA & FAMILY RECOVER from the Fire

Back to top for the coming week!

All donations will be cashed and converted to the Visa Gift Card for Shasta & Family once the inbound letter from the UK arrives here...

It's still not to late to donate though, if you are so inspired... :!:

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by Old No7
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woodscolts, strays.....
Replies: 12
Views: 343

Re: Woodscolts, strays.....

Having owned/shot three of them (undamaged) over the years, and having seen more than a few others with cracked wrists from heavy loads, I would advise caution & "baby steps" when loading them. I was going to say that too -- but also be careful when loading it , as I saw one cracked while set in a ...
by Old No7
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coyote Problems?
Replies: 12
Views: 506

Coyote Problems?

LOL, this Sheriff has a sense of humor... :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ways to HELP SHASTA & FAMILY RECOVER from the Fire
Replies: 13
Views: 519

Re: Ways to HELP SHASTA & FAMILY RECOVER from the Fire

Thanks to all -- Back to top :wink:

(I'm traveling next week so any PMs to recognize incoming donations may be delayed...)
by Old No7
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: And now for something Completely Different
Replies: 5
Views: 304

Re: And now for something Completely Different

If/when I may ever play, I want to be...

Pitchy

I may not rule the kingdom, but the rulers will come to Pitchy to have all sorts of neat stuff made. :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help quitting the beer
Replies: 43
Views: 1014

Re: Help quitting the beer

Have you considered that drinking may not be your problem, but a symptom that shows you have a problem. Find out what is wrong in your life, and fix that. The drinking will probably take care of itself. I saw this posting earlier, but didn't know what to say then... Good advice up above, and I real...
by Old No7
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: That's odd...
Replies: 9
Views: 300

Re: That's odd...

The windage adjustment is only useful one time - zeroing the rifle - and is fairly easily done on the Lyman via shimming one side of the sight base or the other. If properly done, the shim should be just about invisible to a casual view. FYI, I've had great results putting on nearly invisible shims...
by Old No7
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SPF in ME: Leupold VX-II 2-7X 33mm Scope+ * SPF *
Replies: 6
Views: 269

SPF in ME: Leupold VX-II 2-7X 33mm Scope+ * SPF *

Sold Pending Funds... Weekend Special Pricing -- PRICE DROPPED AGAIN Leupold VX-II 2-7X 33mm Rifle Scope with Leupold Alumina Lens Covers & Soft Cover NOW REDUCED DOWN TO $150.00 SHIPPED to Lower 48 -- a $350+ value if purchased new today! Guys & gals, this scope was a bargain before -- but it sure...
by Old No7
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ways to HELP SHASTA & FAMILY RECOVER from the Fire
Replies: 13
Views: 519

Re: Ways to HELP SHASTA & FAMILY RECOVER from the Fire

Thanks all -- Back to top for further reviews. :wink:
by Old No7
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ways to HELP SHASTA & FAMILY RECOVER from the Fire
Replies: 13
Views: 519

Ways to HELP SHASTA & FAMILY RECOVER from the Fire

Hello to all Levergunners: Each of us has issues, problems, cars and/or appliances that break and need to be fixed, a new gun that we want, or something else that we need to deal with... But few and far between do ever we hear about a fellow Levergunner that lost almost everything in a fire ... Seve...
by Old No7
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My time in the gun trade.
Replies: 8
Views: 363

Re: My time in the gun trade.

gamekeeper wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:07 pm
As requested by Old No 7 just a few of the tricks we got up to… :oops:
That was great John, thanks for taking the time to do it. I'll bet you chuckled again while thinking of those tricks!

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by Old No7
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....win 92 & marlin 92
Replies: 68
Views: 2457

Re: I want these....

gamekeeper wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:10 am
Bill in Oregon wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:27 pm
Gamekeeper, you worked at Westley Richards????
Tell us more! 8)
...some of the gags we used to pull on one another usually involved black powder but that's another story...
Well John, some day when you feel like writing more about that -- we'd love to hear the stories! :wink:

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by Old No7
Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marine Stands Guard Over Dying Boy
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Marine Stands Guard Over Dying Boy

Turns out this story is from 2012 -- but it is true (as I have Snopes'd it) -- yet I just saw this image on another forum tonight. With all the stuff that goes on in this world; while it's old news, I just felt the image and inspiring short story were worth sharing... Although I never served, I'll e...
by Old No7
Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Darned Smoke From California!!
Replies: 14
Views: 372

Re: Darned Smoke From California!!

The news report here on Saturday morning said:

...the red morning sun and upper-atmosphere haze we were seeing above us was due to the fires out in CA...

And that is way over here in MAINE! ! ! :shock:

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by Old No7
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&R single action top break 9 shot
Replies: 28
Views: 549

Re: H&R single action top break 9 shot

Cool guns -- I love the old top-break revolvers . Joe mentioned "Bill Goforth" and he got the name right, as Bill wrote THE BOOK on Harrington & Richardson firearms, which was published posthumously. For those who want to date their 999 Sportsmans, I posted some info down below -- which I got in an...
by Old No7
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for a Solid, Reasonable Pocket Watch
Replies: 21
Views: 537

Re: Looking for a Solid, Reasonable Pocket Watch

Here's a more modern take on that... My kids once got me a Carabiner Watch and it turned out to be more handy and useful than the "gimmick" I first thought it was... Instead of digging into the pocket for my iPhone, I could just glance at that (or tip it up to look) and get the time. With the heavy...
by Old No7
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got a "stupid hunter" story?
Replies: 19
Views: 688

Re: Got a "stupid hunter" story?

Gosh... It must have been 30 years or so ago... I was still hunting a small ridge out in western Mass (before escaping to Maine) during the shotgun deer season with my brothers, when I came up on some other guy sitting next to a tree and I asked if he'd seen anything... He response was... "No, I don...
by Old No7
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Okanagan Shooting Sticks
Replies: 11
Views: 397

Re: Okanagan Shooting Sticks

Those look pretty neat and very solid.

If anyone here gets the itch to make a set, in lieu of nickle hardware just go to a good “chandery” — boat supplies — as you will usually find a large assortment of stainless steel hardware.

Tight groups.

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by Old No7
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - New record
Replies: 7
Views: 384

Re: OT - New record

Congrats Jay! That’s great what you do for the scouts.

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by Old No7
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Son Climbed all 48 "4,000 Footers" in NH
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Re: My Son Climbed all 48 "4,000 Footers" in NH

Sounds as if he had fun. Did he free climb, or did he use gear such as ropes and pitons? Just curious. Hi there. No ropes or pitons were needed, it was mostly hiking up, but several steep sections included ladders or climbing up hand-over-hand using rocks as hand & feet holds. He did climb a couple...
by Old No7
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Son Climbed all 48 "4,000 Footers" in NH
Replies: 7
Views: 248

My Son Climbed all 48 "4,000 Footers" in NH

I am SO proud of my son... Three years ago, he set a goal to " Climb all 48 4,000 Foot+ Mountains in NH before turning 30 " And he climbed #48 yesterday! One week before his 30th birthday! He told me that to complete this task: * He walked over 350 miles... * He gained over 140,000 feet of elevation...
by Old No7
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How To Add A/C to a Truck Inexpensively
Replies: 20
Views: 560

Re: How To Add A/C to a Truck Inexpensively

Gee, how about this idea ? ? ? :wink:

Old No7

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by Old No7
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Follow-up on "Stainless" -- SIG's SS Durability Question
Replies: 18
Views: 318

Follow-up on "Stainless" -- SIG's SS Durability Question

I'd be interested in what your experience with "stainless" finishes has been... This is a follow-up to the "Who Likes Stainless " post that was started recently. To start with, I think we all know that stainless steel is really stain LESS -- not stain PROOF or RUST PROOF. As any boater is well awar...
by Old No7
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How about a dog post?
Replies: 49
Views: 929

Re: How about a dog post?

Well, I had resisted posting when I first saw this, as "my girl" is now gone from this world... But I see that I'm not alone, so here's one of the last pix of our yellow lab Iris with our then 8-month old granddaughter Abby. Didn't know at the time that Iris would be gone just 3 months later and mis...
by Old No7
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who likes stainless?
Replies: 36
Views: 686

Re: Who likes stainless?

Pick one..............

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I went with stainless in my Old Army just to make clean-up an easier chore. :wink:

But I have a mix of both finishes in other makes/models.

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by Old No7
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real chili
Replies: 34
Views: 661

Re: Real chili

Since we're talking "Texas Chili" -- I just have to post this joke below... After reading that again... Good luck to Old Savage ! ! ! :wink: Old No7 Notes from an Inexperienced Chili Taster Named FRANK, Who was Visiting Texas from the East Coast: Recently I was honored to be selected as an outstandi...
by Old No7
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never Easy.
Replies: 15
Views: 545

Re: Never Easy.

Losing a beloved dog is somehow worse than a beloved person. Blaine said it pretty good about dogs vs. people. The reason is because dogs are always happy to see us and give us their most...... Thanks for sharing those comments guys! My wife has felt "a little guilty" over these last few months whe...
by Old No7
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wood bullets ?
Replies: 15
Views: 568

Re: Wood bullets ?

Possibly wooden bullets from a child's cowboy outfit... Or possibly they were for a child's toy cannon ! ? That groove around the bullet caught a small hook when it was pushed back against a spring at the bottom of the barrel. When the trigger of the cannon was pushed the small hook was raised and ...
by Old No7
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wood bullets ?
Replies: 15
Views: 568

Re: Wood bullets ?

I had a 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser once that had a goofy looking adapter on it(ever notice most model 96 Mauser are threaded) and it was an indoor practice round shredder. Indoor practice ammunition had wooden Bullets and this thing supposedly shredded those Bullets. I had quite a few of the wooden bull...
by Old No7
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ok - I'm confused
Replies: 10
Views: 438

Re: Ok - I'm confused

BlaineG wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:21 pm
"Strip it off and hand rub it..."
That's what SHE said!!!

Sorry Gunny -- but Blaine's setup was just too good to resist!!! :wink:

But that's what I would do too...

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by Old No7
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never Easy.
Replies: 15
Views: 545

Re: Never Easy.

Nope, not easy...

Yes, a tough day...

We had over 3,900+ "great days" with my wife's yellow lab, but that last "1 day" we said our goodbyes -- had all the hurt of 3,000 plus "bad days" all rolled into one..........

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by Old No7
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made some new grips- Finished and installed
Replies: 23
Views: 537

Re: Made some new grips

Very nice!

With the "flaming" you see in the grain, it reminds me of the Arctic Birch stocks often found on Swedish Mausers.

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by Old No7
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Discussion Between Adam and God
Replies: 6
Views: 344

A Discussion Between Adam and God

From the local gun club... :wink: Old No7 A Discussion Between Adam and God God looked upon Adam, seated beside a stream with a puzzled look on his face... "What troubles you?" asked the supreme being. "I have a question about how you made Eve." "How I made Eve? I gave her the softest hair of all th...
by Old No7
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Light Weight & Comfortable Ear "Muffs" (NRR 31)
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Light Weight & Comfortable Ear "Muffs" (NRR 31)

Check these shooting "muffs" out... They are super lightweight, very comfortable and work well for shooting -- and they aren't hot around your ears as they're not large like the typical "muffs" -- so they are ideal on a hot summer day, like today. Half of the guys & gals that I shoot 5-Stand or Ske...
by Old No7
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puns From The Past
Replies: 7
Views: 323

Re: Puns From The Past

Sign from my Dad's lock shop...

"Our Credit Manager is Helene Waite...

If you want credit, GO TO HELENE ......."
:wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Florida Armed Bystander Stops Gunman at School Event
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Florida Armed Bystander Stops Gunman at School Event

I am sure this guy's -- the good guy, that is -- life will be turned upside-down for awhile, but at least he's still alive and many lives were saved too, especially the kids. And it's good to see a good guy win... Florida Armed Bystander Stops Gunman at Crowded Back-to-school Event at Park (click fo...
by Old No7
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does Anyone Hunt With Lever Guns Anymore?
Replies: 83
Views: 5616

Re: Does Anyone Hunt With Lever Guns Anymore?

Great thread I might have missed the first time around... To answer the question -- I do! I hunt deer in Maine (and coyotes when I see 'em) with this Savage 99A in .250-3000 -- but she's since been refinished to a low-gloss walnut color and professionally checkered too (had to add rubber patches bef...
by Old No7
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm GLAD this hornet's nest is on my balcony...
Replies: 4
Views: 312

Re: I'm GLAD this hornet's nest is on my balcony...

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:28 pm
I'll be darned!
+1 to that...

$14.99 for a twin pack from fleaBay, with free shipping.

Might have to try it!

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by Old No7
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brain Anatomy -- Husband vs Wife
Replies: 4
Views: 292

Brain Anatomy -- Husband vs Wife

Something to start off your week with... :wink:

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