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by Griff
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Have we all become that sissyfied? -----6 You have to ask? Of course we have. I think Trump is an obnoxious, arrogant butt... But, he's ten times the better choice. I also think he's just as clueless as everyone else about this Covid 19 stuff. But, so many folks, even Trump supporters expect him to...
by Griff
Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red Dots on Handguns
Replies: 19
Views: 452

Re: Red Dots on Handguns

Don't ask me... I'm just now transitioning from my MilSpec sight on my various 1911s to 3-dots... :twisted:
by Griff
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

I lucked out when I bought my new 4-stroke weedeater, as Craftsman makes a bunch of attachments for it. Including the pole saw, which I use a lot. It doesn't have the longest reach, but... good enough for amatuer use!
by Griff
Sat Aug 08, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AARP, any real advantages?
Replies: 13
Views: 249

Re: AARP, any real advantages?

I used to reply to them when they enclosed an envelope that did not need a stamp! Empty just to make them spend their money .Since they stopped that I just throw it away. If one is interested in such programs there are pro 2nd amendment organizations the offer the same or close to the same benefits...
by Griff
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Added a Sharps 1874 Sporting Rifle No.3 (.45-70)
Replies: 13
Views: 220

Re: Added a Sharps 1874 Sporting Rifle No.3 (.45-70)

I have a Shiloh 1874 in 40-90SBN. Took my wife 12 years to save for it, it was my graduation present from the Sheriff's Academy.
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by Griff
Sat Aug 08, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

The only motorcycle I've owned was a Kawasaki 400, about a 1970 model. Big, powerful 2-stroke single off-road model. While I was in the Navy, my B-I-L injured himself and couldn't ride, so we swapped, my Vega for his Triumph Bonneville. 750 twin. Most stressful ride was when the rear tire blew out a...
by Griff
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

OS, The rest of the trip was good. Just as i remember, if you want to get thru LA during rush HOUR(?), get off the freeway and use the surface streets! Got out to the West End Gun Club for their monthly SASS match... (even with the lowered p/u, the creek crossing was smooth), and missed two shots fo...
by Griff
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

EGR, no DEF, that's on the 90 HP & up. Yes, it's new, so's the mower. And I'll keep it and the new teeth. It's nice to smile again... even if I have to do it behind a mask!
by Griff
Thu Aug 06, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

The mighty New Holland, 75hp and 12 foot bat-wing mower!
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Along with my new smile I got today!
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by Griff
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Mine's got just barely over 89K miles. One brake job, 5 months past its 14th oil change. One a year every year since it was new, (2005). Power brake booster and it's still wearing its 2nd set of tires. My son said something's wrong with the speedo... I've yet to check it or the driveshaft... We shal...
by Griff
Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks for the welcome home guys. Good to be here! Got to enjoy my birthday yesterday in relative peace and quiet... well, except for the trip the to New Holland dealer. Today, was a trip to the dentist. Yes, pain and sufferin'. But, will all be better soon. The New Holland dealer is delivering my n...
by Griff
Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

WOOHOO! 11 days on the road! 4,350 miles, one shooting match, no shots fired in anger, and only run off the road one time by a trucker! Off the top of my head I averaged just under 20 mpg... and paid about $2.00/gal average. Visited 2 of my 3 brothers, sister, B-I-L (who isn't but is my niece's Dad)...
by Griff
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Hmmm... Tom's 26 or left over pork... I had dinner at the Harris Ranch, out on the patio about dusk with misters running. Quite comfortable. Possibly the best over-rated Rib-eye in the State! One thing about beef... it ain't outta a food processor... ain't no two ever alike!
by Griff
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Ever since they told me they'd throw my butt in jail if I dumped used oil along my fence lines, (like has been done since the infernal compression engine was invented), IAND... I had to pay to have the used oil taken away... I just let the jiffy lube (or dealer/thief/robber baron) do it! But, when I...
by Griff
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Got thru Reno yesterday, fires in the hills south of Susanville, CA. Probably lightning, but still... there's been a fire north of Susanville since I'd last been thru there, right at the junction of 36 & 44. Far different this time of year than with snow on ground! Hog Flat Resevoir looks more like ...
by Griff
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Well, picture shrub ground cover, very, very sparse ground cover that is, dry rocky ground, dry, moisture sucking air, and the fact that it's just after 7am and it's 93ºF outside. Oh yeah, the only reason it's that cool, is it's "partly cloudy"... :P :D https://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d197/sass93...
by Griff
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Congrats on the pg 103 win Jay! 2 days travel, and I'm in Beatty, NV. About 24 miles north of area 51... and what do I see on pg 102, and couple of the locals! Anyway, was going to attend a match in NM... it rain, they cancelled, so, ok... I'll stay over for another day and attend one on Sunday. Nop...
by Griff
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Well I just got home from drivin' all day... left the house @ 0930, walked back in @ 2230! From home to Pineville, LA and back. Hmmm... mid-20's? Okay, here @ 22 and standing in defense of God, Country and the American way of life! https://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d197/sass93/PICT0197.jpg Well, ok...
by Griff
Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think CV-19 is going to boil down to 'nutrition'...
Replies: 15
Views: 654

Re: I think CV-19 is going to boil down to 'nutrition'...

stretch wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:18 pm
Cinnamon toast.
Cinnamon toast is the cure for the Corona Virus.
Pass it on......
:D
-Stretch
Likely the cure for everything! :D
by Griff
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Am I bummed... I've been talking to a guy in CA about buying his horse trailer (and my credit union), finally get all their stuff lined up... and the fool takes down the advertisement, no email, nothing. Like since I wasn't going to wire the money, he ups and quits. Not even a "thanks for your inter...
by Griff
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recipie For Troubled Times
Replies: 14
Views: 529

Re: Recipie For Troubled Times

Why Jim... "Money" by Pink Floyd comes to mind! Listen to it first thing every time I start up my big diesel and go to work! (Bein' in need to remind myself just why I do what I do)! :D
by Griff
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gun confiscation
Replies: 27
Views: 833

Re: gun confiscation

Our previous Sheriff polled his deputies on whether they'd obey orders from a Fed to confiscate guns (Clinton Administration). He said he'd darn sure not order it, and would refuse such an order as being "unConstitutional". The current Sheriff? ... I ain't so sure about him. Strikes me as a life-lon...
by Griff
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Store Clerk
Replies: 17
Views: 768

Re: Gun Store Clerk

What world are you guys living in that you expect these guys to be knowledgeable? The same on where I think car salesmen should at least know the details of their cars... like "what's the final gear ratio in that red 'Vette?" Or, "...what size engine is in that Yellow Camaro?" I don't think it's my...
by Griff
Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the boolit casters here ...
Replies: 37
Views: 1001

Re: For the boolit casters here ...

I've often used linotype in my lead mix to harden it up. But mentioned this to a guy recently and he went bananas! He said the antimony in linotype causes barrel leading? Anyone ever heard of this before? I've never had leading issues with mixing in liontype. I've used linotype in my casting for ne...
by Griff
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Very Disappointed In Westin Nerf Bars
Replies: 23
Views: 733

Re: Very Disappointed In Westin Nerf Bars

Have a plan, follow it thru. And if I'd lifted my dually any more than simply leveling it out, I'd have probably put step on it, even tho' I don't like the look, and feel they're just a major PIA, the electric hidden ones... that's another story.
by Griff
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range time with the '85
Replies: 7
Views: 395

Re: Range time with the '85

Had to look in my safe to make sure mine was there!!! https://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d197/sass93/DSCN0642.jpg Alas, all is well. I typically use a 220 grain RFN or a 225 grain TC. The 225 TC cast is for BP, as it holds a LOT of lube. Somewhere around here are my notes on velocities... yep, I fou...
by Griff
Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Probably a lot worse with your humidity. Last Wednesday I picked up a load of styrofoam cups in Lake Havasu City, AZ, it was 104º... but it was a "dry heat"... *******' HOT, no matter what the humidity! I remember as a kid being there in August and saw temps in 125º, upwards of 119º in the shade! S...
by Griff
Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

;-) 105° at the course yesterday. 103ºF in the back yard yesterday... which is why I waited till 1930 to start mowing it... 12 days of summer growth, what a PIA! Finished up this morning... Love the tow-behind grass sweeper, sure makes non-sweaty work of raking the clippings! I'll have to mow again...
by Griff
Sat Jul 11, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just Admit It...You'll Want One
Replies: 7
Views: 484

Re: Just Admit It...You'll Want One

mikld wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:53 pm
Off a Quadrajet?? :lol:
Must be an aftermarket unit!
by Griff
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Win 1873?
Replies: 8
Views: 448

Re: The Win 1873?

RNs feed well, SWC or full Wad cutters, not so much. The action is far less complicated than the 1892. But... in stock form, the 1892 has the shorter lever throw, and even the Rossi with an action job to lighten up its over-sprung springs is a smooth, easy to operate, handy lil' gun. Both operate be...
by Griff
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

I'm bbaacckk! In AZ, it's 117ºF! Internet sucks. Slow as molasses! ANYWAY, Happy Belated Birthday all, get well wishes for all. Don't ever have your vehicle worked on by a skinny guy on the 4th of July in Wells, NV! I didn't get "fixed" until 0330 hours on the SIXTH!! And when I say "fixed"... I mea...
by Griff
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 112
Views: 3402

Re: Question / POLL

gamekeeper wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:58 pm
Thanks Jim, from now on when anybody asks my age I will say on average 64 ..... :lol:
I think that's a great idea! Good enough to steal! (With your permission, of course)?
by Griff
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 112
Views: 3402

Re: Question / POLL

Will turn 70 in August. Shot my first revolver @ 7 (Colt SAA), first rifle in boot camp @ 19 (the mighty M-1). Started competitive shooting @ 21. Started reloading @ 23, casting @ 35, still learning.
by Griff
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

fordwannabe wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:06 am
Good news Gunny. Here’s to her healing up quick
+1!
by Griff
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Missed you guys... out here on the highways, the internet bites! And that's good part! Cause it seems the big truck stop chains only want you to eat crappy burgers & fries! Anything healthy you have to really dig for! Driving a truck during this time sucks! Oh well... gots to make a living! New chop...
by Griff
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt 1851 navy
Replies: 13
Views: 657

Re: Colt 1851 navy

The 1851 is closer in size, wt/ & balance to the Colt SAA.
by Griff
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Spent the day yesterday mowing the yards... front, back and barn! Son helped, it's fun having two mowers... he just followed along behind me about ½ a lap back and picked up my clippin's! One or the other of us will spend today finishing up the pasture. Man it looks nice with the weeds are knocked d...
by Griff
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Tom, yer a lightweight. I got a 1000 lbs... and I'm a lightweight! :P :P
by Griff
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alexa, How Long Will Covid-19 Last?
Replies: 4
Views: 343

Re: Alexa, How Long Will Covid-19 Last?

COSteve wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:36 am
A friend sent me this short, 49 second, video of someone asking Alexa about Covid-19. I don't know how they did it but the response is funny.
https://www.850wftl.com/alexa-how-long-will-covid-last/
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Griff
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Hmm Jack, that '94 offer is mighty generous of you... but, it'd just be another project that I'm not likely to finish. But, hey, if you really need the room in your safe... send pictures of bore!
by Griff
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

OS, I gotta agree with OW! Go heeled if you can! I'm off to the Portland area next Sunday. I'm going to keep my head down!
by Griff
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Why, surely that should've been the beginning of pg 94!!! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :P :P

(Maybe this will)!!
by Griff
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Where's what I've been up to the past week! Changing all 6 shocks on The Black Rose! With my son doing the heavy lifting, of course. Experience and judgement needs to spend supervising... not doing the actual work! All to save the $200 the local truck stop wanted to do the work... with me providing ...
by Griff
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Hypocrites!
Replies: 19
Views: 859

Re: Hypocrites!

Fully understand the mentality that allows one to be liberal until you're the victim of a crime... then it's enforcement all the way! If you're not a liberal in your 20's, then you have no heart; but if you're not a conservative by your 40's then you have no brains! Yes, many brainless wonders occup...
by Griff
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

WOOHOO! The dinner bell's ringing, (flank steak and rice pilaf):
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Unlike those retired union workers, I don't have fancy patio furniture: :P :P
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by Griff
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Accurate molds
Replies: 7
Views: 414

Re: Accurate molds

I ordered my first mold from Accurate a couple of weeks ago. It arrived in about a weeks time! I was surprised. I got a four cavity aluminum mold for the new .44-40, I haven't smoked it yet, so is still unused. Having to replace the shocks on the Rose is time consuming! I still have to get a sizing ...
by Griff
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

No Tom, I still drive the big truck around... just that I do it at a much more relaxed pace! I actually want to work more than I take time off... but not by much!
by Griff
Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

I'd rather you not insult me Sixgun... Working? I'll have you know I'm semi-retired!
by Griff
Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102264

Re: The Gun Room

Oh yeah, Ribeyes and red potatoes, broiled in olive oil, with chili powder, cajun seasoning, garlic and parmesan cheese! Doesn't get much better!
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