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by Ysabel Kid
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 655

Re: The Eye is Approaching

Thanks Jay.....it's nice to hear "on the spot" reporting from someone I can believe as the weather reports here are as good as they were 40 years ago. We get so much "hype" up here from the Philly news. They get all excited and give hourly updates, especially snowstorms..... "Oh boy guys, were gonn...
by Ysabel Kid
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 655

Re: The Eye is Approaching

Steelbanger wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:44 pm
Very nice gesture Doc. but the travel would make it a seriously hazardous trip. Did the wife agree to all the snuggling? Bless her.

Frank
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ysabel Kid
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.
Replies: 6
Views: 539

Re: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.

Very sad news. Shame none of the family is left in the business. :(
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 44
Views: 1755

Re: Over weight !!!!

I lost 63 pounds from the beginning of 2015 until March 2016, then have, for the most part, kept it off (gained back 3 pounds since my back has been acting up again). Low carb diet. It is a life-style change. Plus a TON of walking. About the only thing my back can tolerate since I don't have easy ac...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 655

Re: The Eye is Approaching

Thanks guys. Still no rain. Supposed to start overnight. I moved my wife's car into the garage after dinner. Shortly thereafter my next-door neighbor lost part of her picket fence. Already a ton of limbs down in my yard. Going to be a hum-dinger! :D Lot more power outages around me. It's only a matt...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 655

The Eye is Approaching

I posted this on a reply before, but thought you all might be interested. An updated "report from the ground" here in upstate South Carolina: Winds are gusting now, some very strong. But no rain yet. The wind has already knocked down limbs, which have taken down some power lines. Sporadic power outa...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to negotiate
Replies: 8
Views: 451

Re: How to negotiate

BTW, a report from the ground here: Winds are gusting, some very strong. No rain yet. Wind has already knocked down limbs which have taken down some power lines. Sporadic power outages in the Charlotte-metro area already with more expected. Over 600,000 people in NC are already without power, obviou...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to negotiate
Replies: 8
Views: 451

Re: How to negotiate

Actually, he would have negotiated for a category 3, accepted the increase to a category 5, and the pres would have called him brilliant for doing so... :roll:
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to negotiate
Replies: 8
Views: 451

Re: How to negotiate

GunnyMack wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:29 pm
Naw he would have signed an executive order!
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Back From Ohio
Replies: 15
Views: 707

Re: Got Back From Ohio

Happy you are home safely. Sorry to hear about the tension. Dealing with some of that myself with some of my siblings. Not fun.
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coyote Problems?
Replies: 12
Views: 621

Re: Coyote Problems?

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every 20 years or so...
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: Every 20 years or so...

Well, we avoided Hillary being elected. Maybe our luck has turned!
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..
Replies: 24
Views: 953

Re: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..

Very promising indeed! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another vintage lever gun added to the fold (photo)
Replies: 22
Views: 748

Re: Another vintage lever gun added to the fold (photo)

Kirk, my wife said the quilt is beautiful like I said about the rifle. She wants to know if your wife did it. We have several that are over 100 years old and a bunch that she has made. Jerry, my grandmother made that quilt for me about 48 years ago when I was finished high school and about to leave...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boycott !
Replies: 17
Views: 590

Re: Boycott !

mikld wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:05 am
Life seems to be getting easier. I now have no"hard" decisions about where to eat fast food (Chick-fil-a, In-N-Out burgers) and what to wear (no Levis, no Nike)... :lol:
+1

Add not shopping at Dick's or Target too.
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yellow jackets
Replies: 15
Views: 583

Re: Yellow jackets

Didn't know dogs could handle benadryl. Learn something new everyday!
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday AmBraCol.
Replies: 9
Views: 300

Re: Happy Birthday AmBraCol.

Happy belated birthday! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 22
Views: 614

Re: Prayer request

Happy to hear all went well Rusty. Prayers up for a full and fast recovery!
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday hightime & JReed.
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: Happy Birthday hightime & JReed.

Happy birthday fellas! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 18
Views: 542

Re: Prayer request

Prayers up for sure!
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cowboy Fast Draw
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: Cowboy Fast Draw

About 40 years ago I started doing cowboy fast draws. I wasn't real fast - took me about a 1/2 second to draw and fire my gun - but it was a Ruger Super Blackhawk with the "standard" 7.5" barrel. I could hit a regular piece of paper at 7 yards all the time (figured that was the size of a man's chest...
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - New record
Replies: 7
Views: 474

Re: OT - New record

That's REALLY great Jay! The news never shows the greatness of our youth concerning the scouts which to me, makes better adults from kids than any stupid sport. And of course, it could not be done without the adult leaders such as yourself. Good deed....now get yourself a new revolver....tell the w...
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You know you are having a bad day when...
Replies: 5
Views: 382

Re: You know you are having a bad day when...

That's going to leave a mark! :shock:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy BIRTHDAY alnitak.
Replies: 5
Views: 192

Re: Happy BIRTHDAY alnitak.

Happy belated b-day Bruce! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday S.B., gumpond & turnkey.
Replies: 5
Views: 182

Re: Happy Birthday S.B., gumpond & turnkey.

Happy belated birthday fellas! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flintlock Long rifle
Replies: 18
Views: 804

Re: Flintlock Long rifle

What a beauty! :mrgreen:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My time in the gun trade.
Replies: 8
Views: 463

Re: My time in the gun trade.

gamekeeper wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:07 pm
I guess health and safety would have us hung drawn and quartered nowadays but no one died.... :wink:
At the very least, HR would have a conniption fit over you having fun... they are like that! :roll:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for a Solid, Reasonable Pocket Watch
Replies: 21
Views: 735

Re: Looking for a Solid, Reasonable Pocket Watch

Here are a few of my favorites. On the left is a Hamilton 938, 17 J, made approximately 1900. There were only about 1000 of these made. In the center is a Ball Rail Road Standard, 17 J. On the right is a American Waltham Vanguard 23 J, from about 1915. http://i994.photobucket.com/albums/af67/lthard...
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range time this morning.
Replies: 11
Views: 455

Re: Range time this morning.

A bee landed on your shooting glasses?!? I think my shot would have been off the paper!!! :shock:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this for real
Replies: 26
Views: 1213

Re: Is this for real

Nonetheless, Jane Fonda, like her brother Peter, are both thing's.
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers For My Mother
Replies: 41
Views: 1108

Re: Prayers For My Mother

I'm sorry for your loss Blaine. Prayers up for your Mom, you and your family.
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - New record
Replies: 7
Views: 474

OT - New record

A lot of my very limited free time over the last four weeks has been consumed by preparations for the Boy Scout "Court of Honor" which we held this past Sunday. I am still active with the troop Y2K was in (he made Eagle), and in fact, he helped me out on Boards of Review and at the ceremony itself (...
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Liberal home defense.
Replies: 5
Views: 509

Re: Liberal home defense.

gamekeeper wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:42 am
A friend once told me he went downstairs armed with a slipper to investigate a strange noise....... :shock:
I would be in slippers too... but armed with something a bit more powerful than foot odor! :wink:
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Chuck 100 yd & J Miller.
Replies: 9
Views: 311

Re: Happy Birthday Chuck 100 yd & J Miller.

Happy belated birthday fellas! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ammo ?’s
Replies: 7
Views: 525

Re: Ammo ?’s

BlaineG wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:27 pm
Pull the bullet and empty it out. Reload as you deem appropriate.

A snap cap??
+1

NEVER trust an unmarked round or one you don't know for certain is a factory load. I know from painful experience! :shock:
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Son Climbed all 48 "4,000 Footers" in NH
Replies: 7
Views: 332

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

Congratulations!!! :D :D :D

Growing up in Indiana, in one of the flatest parts of what is generally a very flat state (northern 2/3rds of so), the concept of a state having 48 peaks above 4,000 ft just blows me away! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forgive me while I brag...
Replies: 14
Views: 665

Re: Forgive me while I brag...

Rusty Jr. got engaged this week. He called me Tuesday night while I was on the road. My future daughter in law is looking forward to deer season. Which is why they are getting married on Oct. 13th. Before the season opens. I AM SO PROUD! God is good! Fantastic!!! Congratulations all around!!! :D :D...
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Udy.
Replies: 5
Views: 159

Re: Happy Birthday Udy.

Happy B-Day! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday KirkD.
Replies: 20
Views: 873

Re: Happy Birthday KirkD.

Happy belated birthday Kirk! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never Easy.
Replies: 15
Views: 714

Re: Never Easy.

:cry: :cry: :cry:
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Starting Monday off
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Re: Starting Monday off

Oy! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Deep thought
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Deep thought

Did Blaine put you up to that! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Quote
Replies: 7
Views: 493

Re: Gun Control Quote

:D :D :D
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real chili version II
Replies: 6
Views: 381

Re: Real chili version II

Chili always seems to be better as a left-over, reheated.

Now I'm hungry!
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wood bullets ?
Replies: 15
Views: 760

Re: Wood bullets ?

Bronco wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:52 pm
I think they used wood bullets in some old blanks ! Seen pictures of old 30-06 with them.
+1. I have a .30-06 in my cartridge collection with a wooden bullet.
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday hfcable.
Replies: 7
Views: 277

Re: Happy Birthday hfcable.

Happy belated b-day! :D

I was thinking about you just the other day, when looking at my Model 1892 in .25-20 WCF that I purchased from you years ago! :D :D :D
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday ndcowboy.
Replies: 7
Views: 240

Re: Happy Birthday ndcowboy.

Happy belated birthday! :D