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by Griff
Fri Oct 23, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Short Magazine on 94 Black Shadow
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: Short Magazine on 94 Black Shadow

In looking at your pictures, that sling stud mounts from the bottom of the magazine tube thru the end cap and screws into magazine spacer (as it's called in my 2005 parts book. dovetailed in the barrel. The last picture indicates that the bottom of the magazine tube is indented into the cap. IMO, it...
by Griff
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

20201021_160329.jpgHmm, did I mention the fuel tank strap on my 07 breaking? If not the rear strap that holds the tank up in the frame broke and now it sits on the ground! Of course I literally just filled it, 35 gallons of diesel fuel ain't light! Gotta figure out how to jack it back up into posit...
by Griff
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tractor Rebuild Begins
Replies: 10
Views: 164

Re: Tractor Rebuild Begins

The only hoses I haven't found to specifically fit this model are the air intake hoses. But, they should be available as standard size items. Most of intake system is 2", I'll have to measure the carb inlet tho'. I'll only be replacing one tire... as the others have been replaced recently. Which do ...
by Griff
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Old Savage wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:47 pm
Paint Trump 2020 on the log and let them try to steal it ;-)
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Griff
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Y'all just have to wait... I'm eating dinner:

BBQ chicken, corn in Irish butter w/garlic & herbs, and that all America side dish of "chips" as the Brits would say.... :P
by Griff
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tractor Rebuild Begins
Replies: 10
Views: 164

Tractor Rebuild Begins

Or... more accurately the tear-down continues! Got started on it on Tues... the day most of my needed parts arrived. It's an early production 1965 Ford 3000 farm tractor. Guess what, Ford changed the majority of the brake parts in November of '66... everyone seems to sell the later version brake par...
by Griff
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

piller wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:30 am
I am posting a couple of times because the last lime a few posts got deleted and I suddenly didn't have the first post of the page. :lol:
Just post every other time some one else does... soon you'll have as many page wins as Sixgun!!! :D :D :D
by Griff
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

In the mountains of CA snow made it really easy to track deer. Go out a few days before the season and see where they were migrating down to the lower elevations. Then opening morning move out and settle in before daylight to ambush the critters! Might be why in 10 years of hunting there I collected...
by Griff
Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 100 pounds of Black Powder....???? Really...????
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: 100 pounds of Black Powder....???? Really...????

I lit off about a 1/4 cup of BP once... it was contaminated with dirt, having been swept off my bench and up off the floor when I was first learning how to load BP in cartridges... Went "WHOOSH" and filled the "attic" space of my garage with nice white smoke! Unlike the smokeless I'd formed up in a ...
by Griff
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Problems with Rossi 92s
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Problems with Rossi 92s

Imageand Welcome to THE Forum.
gamekeeper wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:12 pm
Our own https://store.stevesgunz.com/index.php? ... contact_us would be my first port of call. Welcome to the fire.... :D
+1.
by Griff
Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1873 Winchester iron receivers
Replies: 19
Views: 317

Re: 1873 Winchester iron receivers

Never knew that Six. Thanks for that info. I'll be searching for that book myself.
by Griff
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ramping up for a New Project
Replies: 8
Views: 166

Re: Ramping up for a New Project

Ray wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:12 pm
Did you ever get the paterson's working properly ?
One, the other is a complete thing.
by Griff
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ramping up for a New Project
Replies: 8
Views: 166

Re: Ramping up for a New Project

A friend took a video of me at a stage this year... I haven't seen it yet, but... it'd be fun to post the two side by side for a comparison!
by Griff
Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who to work on a '73
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Who to work on a '73

Where are you? There is Cody Cowboy Shop in West Virginia, Cowboy & Indian's store in CA & The Smith Shop in RI. The last two I'm not sure they have gunsmith's on site, but... they probably know someone near you.
by Griff
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ramping up for a New Project
Replies: 8
Views: 166

Ramping up for a New Project

I got teased a LOT at my last cowboy action shoot for how long I took to shoot the match... Hey! Last place ain't for sissies... While everyone else is shootin' as fast as they can... sometimes even accurately, I tend to go slow, use my sights ALL the time, and interrupt myself by asking the Timer O...
by Griff
Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1873 Winchester iron receivers
Replies: 19
Views: 317

Re: 1873 Winchester iron receivers

I'd probably offer $700 or a bit more for it... Original '73s, unless they're in "collector" condition, or in a rare chambering... are far less than their Uberti clones. As said before, although '73s were made up into the smokeless era, they weren't make with steel receivers until the clones came ou...
by Griff
Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Oh Tom, take care brother! I've had an inner ear infection, apparently was a viral infection, but took several months to clear it out... it's what caused me to have tinnitus in my left ear... and making me slowly go deaf in that ear.
by Griff
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 vs 44 Levergun - video
Replies: 12
Views: 215

Re: 357 vs 44 Levergun - video

Good video... nice detailed info, even if it was a VERY predicable conclusion... :P :wink:
by Griff
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member here.
Replies: 14
Views: 144

Re: New member here.

Image and Welcome to THE Forum!
by Griff
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “...if only one gun...” [eyeball roll]
Replies: 29
Views: 402

Re: “...if only one gun...” [eyeball roll]

All this angst... I licked this problem a long time ago. I only have one gun... for every purpose. Luckily, I have multi porpuses!
by Griff
Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Serrated Blades
Replies: 19
Views: 288

Re: Serrated Blades

I started carrying a serrated blade when I became a cop... was advised they were best for cutting seatbelts . And they work great for that. I generally carry a Kershaw Ken Onion. Nice and slim, fits the pocket well. Simply put, works better than most.
by Griff
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

My GGGrandfather, his sons & grandsons were whalers in NZ, my maternal Grandmother grew up on their whaling station in the Sounds. They'd row out to Cook Strait and harpoon a whale, tow it back to the whaling station and begin the process to render the blubber into oil. One of Great-granddad's whali...
by Griff
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

I don't put political signs on my vehicles, or in my yard. Just like religion, which is between me and God, my politics is between me and the poll. But, like the oldster couple that parked on my one-lane dirt road... (ok it provides access to the 4 houses on it, so technically it belongs to the 4 of...
by Griff
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Congrats Gunny!
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by Griff
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Fleas don't care if it's wet or dry... They suck blood no matter what the humidity is! Ask your daughter how much flea & tick spray the sell in AZ!
by Griff
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hey Californians !
Replies: 13
Views: 283

Re: hey Californians !

One thing I do know, that if you don't have a CA carry permit, it's illegal to carry any loaded firearm in a vehicle. Law I read before my road trip earlier this summer was firearms had to be unloaded and in a locked case, separated from ammo in a different case. Even unloaded not in a locked case i...
by Griff
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Short Magazine on 94 Black Shadow
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: Short Magazine on 94 Black Shadow

Not sure of the actual version the Black Shadow or Timber carbine, but... if it follows the general rule, then take the rear barrel band off, remove the mag tube cap and let the spring out... the follower should slide right out. My 2008 parts book doesn't give a separate listing for the mag cap on t...
by Griff
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting Times, Feb 1973
Replies: 13
Views: 362

Re: Shooting Times, Feb 1973

Missed that one... I was busy over in Uncle Sam's southeast Asian games... But until I bought my Lightning (Colt rifle replica), I've never owned a .44-40... And won't be using any heavy loads in it, anyway!
by Griff
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

:P :P :P Aren't you being a little redundant: lawyers, criminals... same thing, no?
by Griff
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Takes some kind of talent to make those wonkie joints all match! Good stuff GunnyMack!
by Griff
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Griff, Hold on buddy. Got some coming your way too. I didn't forget! :D No problem... I keep thinking of what I can do in return... ideas? I believe a good gesture would be to put your Ford tractor in your trailer, hook up the Rose and deliver it to Jay...he deserves it. ...after its restored of co...
by Griff
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

OldWin wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:16 pm
Griff,
Hold on buddy. Got some coming your way too. I didn't forget! :D
No problem... I keep thinking of what I can do in return... ideas?
by Griff
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

GunnyMack wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:49 pm
You can stack your pancakes on top of my waffles with french toast in the middle, ill eat em all !!
Yup! All GOOD! and better with syrup! However you want spell or pronounce it!
by Griff
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Thank Griff.......how's the tractor coming along? {fixed that syntax foopah), and just fine, Disassembly is nearly complete, parts are arriving nearly every day for the next few... but, darn... the parts are nearing the budget I set... I'm not going to count the one tire I need... (it's a consumabl...
by Griff
Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Yes, 1512 is the same as 3:12pm. They're probably on break from 1457! :P :P
by Griff
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Britain killing the First Amendment now...
Replies: 20
Views: 464

Re: Great Britain killing the First Amendment now...

...even better would be to control both houses too. Hey, ain't WE supposed to control them? I tell mine what I think every chance I get. (I do try to tone my rhetoric down a little)... I've asked one long time Senator more than once just who he thinks he's SUPPOSED to be representing on more than o...
by Griff
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Jay, I've only kept a long gun loaded since I moved to TX... the ability to waylay coyotes in the pasture was the deciding factor for that. But... for the past year or two, I've kept an AR outside the safe, and at least 2 ready mags. Surprisingly, even the kindly old ladies that travel down our road...
by Griff
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help identifying year of make of vintage ammo
Replies: 9
Views: 257

Re: Need help identifying year of make of vintage ammo

Hope this helps: They're older'n you are boy! :D :D
by Griff
Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Ha! A 30WCF by any other name is still a 30WCF. 300BO's only questionable advantage is that it's usually found in semi-auto package. OS is right! When they start rioting out in my neck of the woods, I'll consider breaking out my old body armor... On the bright side of things, I finally finished my 2...
by Griff
Sun Oct 11, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

RCBS kenetic puller. The 3 pc held together with the O ring is too big to hold the hornet case. I never thought about using a shell holder. I bought this puller 35 years ago, no manual that I remember. I'll have to try it out today. Guys at the club ticked me off so I'm not going to shoot the club ...
by Griff
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Griff.....will the finished product be worth the work? I don't know how it runs but if it runs good and don't burn oil I'm assuming it will be worth the effort. Gear boxes are usually good for a hundred years...just a change of lube and a seal or two. The stuff you mention is all doable for a guy o...
by Griff
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Picked up the slide for my Taylor's & Sons 1911 with a taller sight set installed... 3rd times the charm, right? DSCN1296.JPG Got my old Ford tractor outta the barn 20201007_103729.jpg and started tearing it down 20201007_103746.jpg 20201009_180222.jpg 20201009_180235.jpg I'm hoping that's as far as...
by Griff
Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

I think E-5 is the right level. Far enough up that you don't get called on for grunt work, minimal paperwork, (I only ever had to do annual reviews for those under me, 1- E-4, 3 - E-3s, and one E-2). I had a drunk for an E-6 (shortly retired), and an E-7 that left me alone, and OIC (O-3) that when h...
by Griff
Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Sixgun wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:44 pm
McNutjob....in Jeremiah Johnson was Will Geer the guy buried up to his head by the Indians?---006
No, Will Greer was the old trapper that told jeremiah, "you get that one skinned and I'll be back with another one!"
by Griff
Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Good question. I guess they are like the traveling minstrels of ancient times. Our society puts TOO a high value on entertainment. There, fixed that for ya! And, like those traveling minstrels, some were good, others, not so much. They're just singers in a rock and roll band ... Moody Blues ;-) And...
by Griff
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Not OSHA approved:
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But, gotta get the rope tied up there somehow!!!
by Griff
Mon Oct 05, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Six, glad that some one else is making their own stuff! Finished my patio firewood rack. Salvaged all the materials from a pipe fence I took out, except for the caps on the pipe which I cut out of a piece of 1/8" steel purchased for repairs to the Rose!!! Win!! The rack: https://hosting.photobucket....
by Griff
Sun Oct 04, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Hey Rimfire, glad you are feeling better. Good to hear from you!
by Griff
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6471
Views: 146190

Re: The Gun Room

Don't have animals right now... but will by next spring. Gate and fence repairs are necessary. Started the day by determining where to lay out the new electrical run from the main panel to the barn... decided that it would be good to run it thru part of the barn, necessitating the moving of my firew...