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by jnyork
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric Chainsaws
Replies: 32
Views: 717

Re: Electric Chainsaws

You might want to pick up the current issue of Popular Mechanics, very good article where they test and rate various battery powered chain saws.
by jnyork
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last Night's Dream
Replies: 9
Views: 373

Re: Last Night's Dream

OK, that's enough, off to your room with no supper. :roll:
by jnyork
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From Before America Became PC
Replies: 7
Views: 422

Re: From Before America Became PC

Regarding the ad with the bulldog and the Colt, I have that exact pistol, 38ACP, has been in my family since 1922. I just yesterday took it out and shot it. Wonderful old ads, cant help thinking what would happen if they were printed in today's world. :shock:
by jnyork
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A great Wyoming morning
Replies: 4
Views: 210

A great Wyoming morning

Yesterday my friend and I left town about 0700 and drove about 90 minutes out to an area in Southwest Wyoming where we spent the next 3 hours shooting prairie dogs and admiring the scenery. Perfect day, temps in the 70's and lower 80's, almost no wind. I brought my CZ 527 .22 Hornet and 70 rounds of...
by jnyork
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Live PD
Replies: 7
Views: 343

Re: Live PD

That is our favorite program, we watch it every week. It always amazes us the the amount of self-control and discipline the officers display when dealing with total jerks and idiots. Drunks, stoners, violent people, addicts lying in the streets, fleeing perps, all in a day's work for these guys. I h...
by jnyork
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kit gun box?
Replies: 18
Views: 532

Re: Kit gun box?

GunnyMack wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:41 am
As mentioned above a factory box will not be numbered to the gun so why not look to find a nice fitted wooden box? If he is going to spend to get just a cardboard box I'd go with wood that is nicely lined with felt and since it's an heirloom it deserves better !
Yes.
by jnyork
Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My rimfire collection
Replies: 10
Views: 415

Re: My rimfire collection

Great start. :D
by jnyork
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kit gun box?
Replies: 18
Views: 532

Re: Kit gun box?

Smith and Wesson boxes appear frequently on ebay. Bring money!! :shock:
by jnyork
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A lot goes into recording a movie theme
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Re: A lot goes into recording a movie theme

One of my favorites, have it bookmarked and play it every so often. :D
by jnyork
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rifle safeties; how "safe"??
Replies: 28
Views: 900

Re: Rifle safeties; how "safe"??

The very best safety is the one between your ears.
by jnyork
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a handy tool grinder.
Replies: 24
Views: 615

Re: Made a handy tool grinder.

Best post of the year!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by jnyork
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Idiots
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Idiots

Wife and I were drinking coffee on the front porch this morning and remembering some of the notable events we've had during our hunting days. Thought you might be interested in this one. Several years ago we were elk hunting about the 1st of November or so in an area a few miles Northeast of Dubois ...
by jnyork
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The .380
Replies: 20
Views: 659

Re: The .380

Sig P238. Never leave home without it.
by jnyork
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Idiots
Replies: 14
Views: 658

Idiots

Wife and I were drinking coffee on the front porch this morning and remembering some of the notable events we've had during our hunting days. Thought you might be interested in this one. Several years ago we were elk hunting about the 1st of November or so in an area a few miles Northeast of Dubois ...
by jnyork
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: do I need a 41mag
Replies: 20
Views: 553

Re: do I need a 41mag

What does "need" have to do with it? :lol:
by jnyork
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JACKALOPE
Replies: 22
Views: 837

Re: JACKALOPE

Everyone knows that only the 22 Remington Jet can be relied upon to dispatch a Chupacabra. I keep several Smith 53's handy. A Dodge Ram 3500 4wd with the Cummins engine is a pretty good match for them, but not always. I ran one down just outside of Yuma one night, did him in but his teeth got stuck...
by jnyork
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Soap Commercial (funny)
Replies: 10
Views: 475

Re: Great Soap Commercial (funny)

Beaker wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:42 pm
Long on marketing hype and mis information and very short of real factual claims.
At least there's no yellow emu involved. :lol:
by jnyork
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a chore!!
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: What a chore!!

Pitchy wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:43 pm
the real value is the memories it brought ya.

A lot to be said for that, Pitchy. We are really sad to see it go.
by jnyork
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a chore!!
Replies: 7
Views: 438

What a chore!!

We are now too old and decrepit to continue RV'ing so we are selling our 34' fifth wheel. We have been working on removing all of our stuff and detail cleaning it, today is the third day and only about halfway done. Admittedly , we work more slowly than we used to, along with taking longer and more ...
by jnyork
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Droll observation
Replies: 16
Views: 662

Re: Droll observation

One of my father's favorite jokes, I recall him telling it in the 40's.
by jnyork
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which gun?
Replies: 19
Views: 662

Re: Which gun?


I like the Lewis Gun idea :lol:
by jnyork
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to....??
Replies: 2
Views: 291

How to....??

I have several threads in the classifieds that are no longer active and need to be deleted but I cant figure out how to do it. Somebody help??? :?:
by jnyork
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which gun?
Replies: 19
Views: 662

Re: Which gun?

rock-steady wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:38 am
An Emu has very large talons....I suggest a 45/70 with 405gr Jacketed Flat Point bullets.

:shock:
My wife gets annoyed at the smell of black powder smoke in the living room. Thanks anyway. :roll:
by jnyork
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which gun?
Replies: 19
Views: 662

Which gun?

What gun should I use to harvest a yellow emu? Will a 6.5 Creedmore overpenetrate? Will a .22 rimfire work if I get a headshot? Is a 1911 .45 enough gun if I empty the mag in the ***? (very tempting ) Dont want to use a 12 gauge and get pellets all in the meat. Suggestions welcome, but hurry, I am a...
by jnyork
Mon May 27, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: let me share a little local history with you all .....
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Re: let me share a little local history with you all .....

A wasteful and useless action , long forgotten by all but the families of the participants and serious students of WWI. Here's a pretty good book on the subject: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=the+polar+be ... _sb_noss_2
by jnyork
Sun May 26, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Winchester Arms Collectors Association
Replies: 8
Views: 412

Re: The Winchester Arms Collectors Association

Worth a trip from anywhere in the US. Figure 3-4 days minimum to see the gun show and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.

Book reservations NOW or be disappointed later.
by jnyork
Fri May 24, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you call the last
Replies: 12
Views: 623

Re: What do you call the last

Kernels?
by jnyork
Sat May 18, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I just got emailed a flyer from Gander Mountain ......
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: I just got emailed a flyer from Gander Mountain ......

wm wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 11:35 am
[

Or I could just use the old standby reason …… because.

:D

Wm
Why do you need a reason?? :wink:
by jnyork
Tue May 14, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New BATF Regs on Inline Muzzleloaders
Replies: 11
Views: 467

Re: New BATF Regs on Inline Muzzleloaders

Linkie no workie, "page not found".
by jnyork
Mon May 06, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A New Look For The US Army
Replies: 6
Views: 489

Re: A New Look For The US Army

marlinman93 wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 9:21 pm
New look? Looks like a revival of the WWII Army dress uniforms.
That's exactly what it is.
by jnyork
Mon May 06, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A sad day
Replies: 19
Views: 664

A sad day

Our little mutt, 13 years old, we rescued from the shelter when he was about 1 year old. Recently, although he was the friendliest, most loving dog you would want, he had taken to biting without warning, got me a couple of times over the space of 3 months or so. Yesterday afternoon my wife was sitti...
by jnyork
Sun May 05, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good thoughts appreciated. Update.
Replies: 45
Views: 927

Re: Good thoughts appreciated

Wishing you good fortune and a speedy recovery, Bill.
by jnyork
Wed May 01, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Calm down....
Replies: 37
Views: 938

Re: Calm down....

Welcome back, Nath. Hope your health improves with the coming of Spring.
by jnyork
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?
Replies: 32
Views: 984

Re: How is NATH from England doing ? ? ?

Gamekeeper, any chance the police in his town could make a welfare check? This sounds somewhat ominous.
by jnyork
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Planning trip to MT,WY. Need suggestions.
Replies: 16
Views: 410

Re: Planning trip to MT,WY. Need suggestions.

Most people who live in Wyoming stay well clear of the town of Jackson, bunch of uber-rich phonies for the most part, always packed shoulder to shoulder with tourists. If there IS anything to see there, about 2 hours should do it, that is , if you can find a place to park. :roll: You might enjoy the...
by jnyork
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 86 yr. old WWII sniper
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Re: 86 yr. old WWII sniper

AJMD429 wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:47 am
He must have been barely through puberty...!

That was my first thought, but the video was filmed in 2011 .
by jnyork
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Nominees For The 2019 Darwin Award
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: New Nominees For The 2019 Darwin Award

Alas, they vote and they breed. :evil:
by jnyork
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you suppose it would take to bring this derelict back to life .....
Replies: 5
Views: 332

Re: What do you suppose it would take to bring this derelict back to life .....

There are very likely much more productive and entertaining ways to spend your time and money.
by jnyork
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Weatherby still in business ....
Replies: 12
Views: 501

Re: Is Weatherby still in business ....

I recall years ago when the Bank of Boulder Colorado used to have a deal on a CD, you deposit something like $1500.00 or so (big money back then) take it out 7 years later and get a nice Weatherby rifle as your interest. Can you imagine the outcry from the snowflakes if they tried that now? :o
by jnyork
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A ? for you phobia x-spurts ...
Replies: 19
Views: 588

Re: A ? for you phobia x-spurts ...

J Miller wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:52 am
Thanks guys. I'll ask my wifie to get some of those gloves.




Joe
Joe, let us know how that turns out for you, might help someone else if it works.

'Bout cracked a rib laughing at "Popeyephobia". :lol:
by jnyork
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 71, where's the love???
Replies: 1
Views: 204

Re: Winchester 71, where's the love???

big bear wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:54 pm


who "needs" 6 Model 71's :lol: :lol:



What does "need" have to do with it? :lol:

Once you sell a gun, it's gone forever. Go to the credit union , get the bux you need for your hunt.
by jnyork
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A ? for you phobia x-spurts ...
Replies: 19
Views: 588

Re: A ? for you phobia x-spurts ...

How about some food handlers gloves? The clear plastic ones you see people using in fast food restaurants, etc. Would those help you? That way you wouldn't be really touching the meat.

You wife has the correct scientific name for your affliction. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by jnyork
Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hmmmm
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: Hmmmm

Nothing like using the right tool for the job. :D
by jnyork
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you like prairie dogs?
Replies: 21
Views: 579

Re: Do you like prairie dogs?

I would just as soon go on a good PD expedition as go elk hunting, maybe more so. You dont have to freeze your heinie off in the snow and wind, you dont have to rassle a dang horse, you dont have to live in a tent and you actually get to see some of your quarry. Plus, you dont have to field dress th...
by jnyork
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not a levergun but could still use your help Remington 510
Replies: 13
Views: 491

Re: Not a levergun but could still use your help Remington 510

I'm thinking you got this used, I'd bet the previous owner tried to do a trigger job, screwed it up and unloaded it. Track down a sear and maybe even a trigger and replace. However take the barreled action out of the stock and look at the engagement surfaces, bet there isn't much engagement... This...
by jnyork
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gun safe info
Replies: 12
Views: 451

Re: gun safe info

I cant add anything to what Old No7 said, except to stress DO NOT buy an electronic lock .. Also, watch the size and make sure it will do the job for you. If a safe is advertised as "40-gun" safe, in reality it will hold about half that unless the guns are shotguns or leverguns. Start throwing in so...
by jnyork
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the allure of "tactical"?
Replies: 40
Views: 1177

Re: What's the allure of "tactical"?

The EBR/tactical jockey shorts crowd will buy them by the thousands.
by jnyork
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hourglass figures are nice.....except in pistol cases...
Replies: 11
Views: 759

Re: Hourglass figures are nice.....except in pistol cases...

I have a Uberti 1873, 44-40. For cast bullet accuracy I need to load Oregon Trail .431 diameter bullets , makes the loaded round kind of hourglass-like. AFAIK, doesn't hurt a thing.
by jnyork
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lee Carbide dies 357
Replies: 23
Views: 977

Re: Lee Carbide dies 357

Get 'em. I cant imagine having to lube a bunch of pistol cases now.
by jnyork
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Super Bowl Sunday
Replies: 36
Views: 1360

Re: Super Bowl Sunday

crs wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:54 am
Weather forecast looks good for a day at the range.
That's exactly where I was headed but the wind is screaming. Guess it's a good day to curl up with a good book. :roll: