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by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Hawkeye2
Replies: 3
Views: 80

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Hawkeye2

Have a GREAT DAY Hawkeye..…… :D
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers needed for daughter today
Replies: 28
Views: 357

Re: Prayers needed for daughter today

Prayers from over the pond are on the way.
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4 frame arrived
Replies: 62
Views: 973

Re: 4 frame arrivedd

Regarding the rib, I can honestly say the ribs on a Parker are without doubt the easiest ribs to lay. I resleeved a few Parkers and always found the ribs much more substantial than those on English or European shotguns. All done with wired down floorboard nails and solder, very little if any strikin...
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old air guns
Replies: 12
Views: 284

Re: Old air guns

Gunny,
Google T.W.Chambers & Co. They ship world wide from the UK and have Sheridan & Crosman parts and some German spares, they may have knowledge of the Hy Score parts you require it not the actual parts.
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old air guns
Replies: 12
Views: 284

Re: Old air guns

Gunny, I'll do a search being as the Hi-Score is German made I might find something.
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1000w Rust Cleaning Laser
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: 1000w Rust Cleaning Laser

I try not to let my guns get quite that rusty but if they do I'll keep that machine in mind....... :shock:
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4 frame arrived
Replies: 62
Views: 973

Re: 4 frame arrived

They sure knew what they were doing when they made those Parkers......... 8) ............. :mrgreen:
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old air guns
Replies: 12
Views: 284

Re: Old air guns

Sorry Gunny, all the spares dealers over here seem to only stock BSA, Webley and Diana parts.
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cyclone Idai has killed hundreds and stranded many thousands
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: cyclone Idai has killed hundreds and stranded many thousands

Just watched this on the BBC news, unbelievable devastation.
It will take years before Mozambique recovers from this Cyclone.....
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday dbord130
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Happy Birthday dbord130

Have a GREAT DAY............. :D
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dogs & CBD Oil
Replies: 23
Views: 387

Re: Dogs & CBD Oil

You've got to admire those Yorkies tough as old boots despite their size. Nice job six... :D
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2801

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Old Savage wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:11 am
A little surprised the .32 Mag has not come up it will fire shorter loads including the .32 Auto for a sub load. Likewise the .327 for more power.
In a world where ammo is in short supply it would make sense to have a firearm that can fire an assortment of ammo... :wink:
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2801

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Very interesting thread, the many geographic differences are obviously going to influence the choice of weapons. I do not foresee me taking up big game hunting or moving to a dangerous city environment. So as I said in an earlier post, a rimfire rifle for small game and a cap n ball handgun for fun ...
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seattle is dying
Replies: 18
Views: 691

Re: Seattle is dying

Similar scenes in British cities, mostly due to politicians with big hearts and small brains. Hark hark the dogs do bark, the beggar man comes to town. Back in the day that was a big deal and the constable would send him on his way, perhaps it is the hostels and soup kitchens that now encourage home...
by gamekeeper
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Two Guilt Posts 4 U
Replies: 13
Views: 383

Re: Two Guilt Posts 4 U

Congratulations, two great finds :mrgreen: your wife did a great job on the label too. 8)
by gamekeeper
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Greg S in AK.
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Happy Birthday Greg S in AK.

Have a GREAT DAY........... :D
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Ruger Beatcat Special
Replies: 12
Views: 490

Re: New Ruger Beatcat Special

That is one handsome revolver, if it shoots only half as good as it looks you will be well pleased........ :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62176

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

CONGRATULATIONS Gunny, she's a cutie.... :D
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Zealand shooting.
Replies: 31
Views: 889

Re: New Zealand shooting.

Quote from New Zealand prime minister, I PROMISE OUR GUN LAWS ARE GOING TO CHANGE.

Well I expected that, what I don't expect is the new laws will make any sense and allow concealed carry to protect people from such attacks. Good folks will be penalized again as usual... :roll:
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Bronco.
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Happy Birthday Bronco.

Have a GREAT DAY......... :D
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Zealand shooting.
Replies: 31
Views: 889

Re: New Zealand shooting.

My son GKjr recently came back from 12 months in NZ, he was pleased to find that unlike the UK there seemed to be a more relaxed attitude to firearms. He had a visitors gun licence and was able to use rifles and shotguns for hunting. I agree with the Doc. the law that denies owning a firearm for sel...
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Deadly Cyclone Hitting Mozambique
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Re: Deadly Cyclone Hitting Mozambique

Prayers sent.
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!
Replies: 45
Views: 958

Re: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!

That is interesting, there seems to be conflicting views on which type of .22 shot shell works best, answer is pattern each gun with both. Thanks for posting 8)
Congratulations on finding the Remington by the way... :mrgreen:
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Weapons and Warfare" website
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Re: "Weapons and Warfare" website

Recently I have become interested in Japanese WW2 small arms and found this site very useful.
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."

When I was just a schoolboy some of my teachers were in the RAF during the war, they loved telling us all about their experiences, as did the ex sailors and ex soldiers. My father was a Fireman all through the Blitz and had witnessed some awful sights. My mother and older sister were both shot at by...
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Schuetzen Rifle -- Original Buchel Meister single-shot
Replies: 12
Views: 296

Re: New Schuetzen Rifle -- Original Buchel Meister single-shot

Nice find Darryl, no need to go to the gym if you carry that rifle a lot... :wink:
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your... Case Hardening (or Coloring)
Replies: 7
Views: 320

Re: Let's See Your... Case Hardening (or Coloring)

crs wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:36 pm
Love to, but it is pretty much worn off all my guns that had it. Sorry. :(
+1 :(
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: more interesting......
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: more interesting......

Interesting indeed, thanks for posting.
Sadly due to our dumb gun laws in the UK a lot of rook rifles were bored out to .410, I know of two such Martinis that are for sale over here, a .410 at $199 and a smooth bore .22 at $529.
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2801

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Whatever NATO troops are carrying. That's right - zap a guy in a blue helmet and ya got ammo, guns , parts, com's whatever ya need. The initial zap could be done with whatever ya have. Then stock pile your heavy ordnance and use the .223/.308& 9mm. Hmm, seems you are following the Free French solut...
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Weapons and Warfare" website
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Re: "Weapons and Warfare" website

Thanks for the link, some entertaining information there...... 8)
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those locked into a bear hug with depression
Replies: 18
Views: 587

Re: For those locked into a bear hug with depression

Good news for sufferers. :)
I am fortunately immune to depression, as in the UK it can bar you from owning firearms, so I always smile at my doctor no matter how bad the news is.... :wink
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 2801

Re: One rifle, one pistol

Just thinking about what I use the most and what I might use makes me lean towards what I use now rather than a guess at whatever may happen in the future. If the EOTWAWKI comes along then like Gunny says, lots of military stuff around if you want it. My Winchester 9422 in .22lr will take care of th...
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3 Lynx on Snowy Maine Road (video)
Replies: 9
Views: 355

Re: 3 Lynx on Snowy Maine Road (video)

Great being in the right pace at the right time, glad they had a camera........ 8)
by gamekeeper
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday KeithNyst.
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Happy Birthday KeithNyst.

Have a GREAT DAY....... :D
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 12 Gauge Flare Guns As SD In Gun-Prohibited Areas
Replies: 20
Views: 393

Re: 12 Gauge Flare Guns As SD In Gun-Prohibited Areas

Over here in not so jolly old England, I can only have a Flare pistol on an ocean going boat. Blaine, I like your thinking though, if things get as bad as they are over here it's nice to know a way to "legally" stay armed and dangerous.....of course the "illegal" way is just too easy… :wink:
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62176

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Its been blowing a gale all day in jolly old England but I did get a walk about with the .410.
By the way Old Savage, how is Indiana Girl is she still shooting that old single barrel .410 :?:
by gamekeeper
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big handful of steel
Replies: 17
Views: 516

Re: Big handful of steel

I really like the look of that Dragoon, I once took the shiny new finish off a flintlock pistol, it just didn't look right brand new.
by gamekeeper
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Pipeliner.
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Happy Birthday Pipeliner.

Have a GREAT DAY............ :D
by gamekeeper
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More knife making , photo
Replies: 15
Views: 483

Re: More knife making , photo

That photo would spark media outrage in the UK, our own brand of SnowFlakes would faint at the very thought of it.... :roll:
I congratulate you on teaching them well and I congratulate those kids on wanting the skills and succeeding in getting them. 8)
by gamekeeper
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Howdah you think of this?
Replies: 25
Views: 903

Re: Howdah you think of this?

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:12 am
Those "guncrafters" appear to be severely aesthetically challenged. :shock:
+1 to that......
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Report on the Computer Center
Replies: 4
Views: 204

Re: Report on the Computer Center

Twyla would be so pleased with the progress... :)
by gamekeeper
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62176

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Quote:Sixgun. Well....while you boys have been debating on mayo vs. mustard I've been w.o.r.k.i.n.g.! Good ole Gamekeeper talked about the winter of 62 in the U.K......shyt, I was only 8 years old at the time.....curious Gamekeeper.....does snow hit you guys from time to time? Maybe more in the Nort...
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62176

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Yeah I hear that! To have over 5 feet is hard on everything! I remember the blizzard of 78, the schools were closed for days, roads weren't plowed, drifts allowed us kids to sleigh ride off the roof of a ranch style house! I remember the winter of 62/63 worst weather in the UK for years, I never ha...
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62176

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I love potato chips (we call 'em crisps) on a sandwich, prefer ham and mustard to baloney, get enough baloney on here.… :lol:
Most Brits of Anglo Saxon stock love "chip butties" not good for yer arteries but bloody lovely... :D
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Howdah you think of this?
Replies: 25
Views: 903

Re: Howdah you think of this?

I wouldn't mind one of those Diablo's but may have to resort to gaugemates in 12/410.... 8) Didn't realize they were all muzzle loaders, that's OK just load up what you like or can stand.. :D The link below is one that interested me as the basic shotgun is common and cheap over here and everyone has...
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!
Replies: 45
Views: 958

Re: .22 smoothbore now with crackers!

My Webley .22 smoothbore is definitely choked but my Anschutz 9mm flobert smoothbore is not, maybe because the Anschutz is made to also fire slugs, which are commonly used in Europe but sadly not in Britain. I had fired a few sub sonic long rifle shells and CB longs in the Webley with out a problem ...
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62176

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Quote: Gamekeeper.... If the Crown foolishly contemplates sending more young boys over here w/Brown Besses in an attempt to subdue us "colonials", you might advise them that they're going to needlessly lose a lot of young boys... as the current crop of Pennsylvania & Kentucky rifles are vastly impro...
by gamekeeper
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62176

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Old Savage wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:13 pm
GK, this is from jolly old England. Says R. Cooper, Sheffield, England.
I have a William Rogers, Sheffield Bowie somewhere.
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62176

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

I guess I'm always drawn to anything that reminds me of rebellion, can't keep away... :lol:
by gamekeeper
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1 Garand (camp fire)
Replies: 3822
Views: 62176

Re: M1 Garand (camp fire)

Wow! 600 "reads" in three days and only 7 replies from regulars..... Sure is a lot of rubber neckers out there, peeping through the curtains like they are peeping in the windows of the neighbors pre teen boys...... :D ......all quiet........looking over their shoulder.........standing on a cinder b...