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by Paladin
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you doing to get ready
Replies: 23
Views: 544

Re: What are you doing to get ready

Went solar this year (and paid for it) and have my own well with generators for backup and a 2500 gal above ground water tank. The house is heated with propane off a 500 gal tank that lasted all winter last year. Freezer is full of moose, salmon, and whitetail with enough other things for a large p...
by Paladin
Sun Aug 09, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Pretty good quote...
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Re: Pretty good quote...

I've never been what you'd call a real trump fan but I voted for him and I hope to vote for him in just a little while. Like many, early on, I mentally flinched when he spoke on account of his unpresidential demeanor/deportment. Now I get it.....He is just having a good time yanking chains and ratt...
by Paladin
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 'worst' AR-15 Jam...
Replies: 9
Views: 451

Re: The 'worst' AR-15 Jam...

JimT wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:58 am
765x53 wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:20 am
A problem I will never have.
Me too. I looked for the "gas tube" on my .44 Special SAA ... I guess it's the same tube that is rifled and where the bullet comes out. No way am I gonna get an empty in there!
Too Funny
by Paladin
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Benghazi & Stinger Missiles connection ?????
Replies: 12
Views: 954

Re: Benghazi & Stinger Missiles connection ?????

RIHMFIRE, that was the version I heard just after it happened from friends. Recovering SAMs (Surface to AIR MISSILE) has been a problem involving much of my work for a long time (Mainly IEDs). The photo is of items we recovered in one of the wonderful locations we worked. We were loading items into...
by Paladin
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red Dots on Handguns
Replies: 21
Views: 1355

Re: Red Dots on Handguns

Tried a friends Red Dot mounted pistol then had my Glock 23 milled and mounted a Trijicon 1 MOA SRO. I was told Gunsite was starting a 250 Red Dot Class and after having the pistol set up for a month, I took the class. I like the fact it is much faster shooting the Red Dot than hunting the front si...
by Paladin
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scouting is dead to me
Replies: 20
Views: 1323

Re: Scouting is dead to me

Sad to say this has been coming for a long time. I was a cub scout in the 60s and enjoyed it learning lots. With the National Headquarters in WV where I retired from the State Police, I have heard what was going on in the organization for a long time. The lack of spine of the organization (WHO KEPT...
by Paladin
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suppressed 22LR
Replies: 18
Views: 856

Re: Suppressed 22LR

This is my CZ with a Gemtech suppressor in .17 HM2. I have my nephews convened that if the gun goes off the squirrels' heads automatically disappear. I have a 10-22 rebuild with Volkerson parts I use for NRL22 matches sometimes with a suppressor.
by Paladin
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adjusted Rossi for things that go bump in the night.
Replies: 12
Views: 972

Re: Adjusted Rossi for things that go bump in the night.

I submitted the paperwork in November 2019 and got it back in May 2020.
by Paladin
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never saw this (in 2015)
Replies: 1
Views: 559

Re: Never saw this (in 2015)

While assigned in Kalifornia friend of mine, a former Intell guy I hired, had his wife call saying domestic violence. It didn't happen but the San Bernadino SO took all his guns (and two of my firearms). He was never charged was told the firearms had been destroyed and there was nothing he could do...
by Paladin
Sat May 30, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puma 92 454 rebarrel
Replies: 12
Views: 873

Re: Puma 92 454 rebarrel

Great looking setup
by Paladin
Sat May 30, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adjusted Rossi for things that go bump in the night.
Replies: 12
Views: 972

Adjusted Rossi for things that go bump in the night.

Finally, got this project finished. A Rossi .44 Mag ceracoated, barrel and mag tube cut and threaded, 1892 rail installed with a solar-powered 2 MOA red dot, and a Rugged Obsidian .45 ACP Suppressor (rated for .458 SOCOM light mount not on it yet.) Released yesterday from ATF Jail. Sighted it in wi...
by Paladin
Mon May 11, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brand new shooter to train
Replies: 15
Views: 686

Re: Brand new shooter to train

Congratulations
by Paladin
Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Those Gun Companies really are EVIL.....
Replies: 10
Views: 783

Re: Those Gun Companies really are EVIL.....

Well done HENRY.
by Paladin
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hardships of sheltering in place:
Replies: 33
Views: 1560

Re: hardships of sheltering in place:

Very impressive I know you don't have to go far out of Anchorage either south or north to find the lakes, enjoy and be careful.
by Paladin
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leverguns and Assault Rifles....
Replies: 16
Views: 785

Re: Leverguns and Assault Rifles....

Thanks for posting that, always did call my .44 Marlin my Kalifornia assault rifle when I got transferred there.
by Paladin
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Won myself a bow!
Replies: 9
Views: 569

Re: Won myself a bow!

Congratulations
by Paladin
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wyoming Speed Goat
Replies: 8
Views: 854

Re: Wyoming Speed Goat

Your selection of the area to hunt paid off. Well done.
by Paladin
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaking of Rossis; A Simple Way to Enhance The Stock's Drab Color and Look
Replies: 11
Views: 1170

Re: Speaking of Rossis; A Simple Way to Enhance The Stock's Drab Color and Look

Thanks all, I will have to try one of the finishes on my wife's .357 Rossi
by Paladin
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's raining old rifle scopes!
Replies: 6
Views: 815

Re: It's raining old rifle scopes!

Very nice find
by Paladin
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 500 pounds of meat
Replies: 14
Views: 1217

500 pounds of meat

Got to add about 500 pounds of meat to two families freezers a few days ago. On day three of the hunt, this guy fell over (after walking about 10-15yards) about 150 yards from me. The WildWest Co-Pilot did a great job with all rounds fired hitting the heart/lung area. The only slug in him not in pi...
by Paladin
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dumb phones
Replies: 38
Views: 1632

Re: dumb phones

Count yourself lucky she only wants you to have a cell. I regularly go out into the desert where there is no signal (well, sometimes there is but I ain't telling). So she's been pushing the idea of a sat phone. I think I negotiated it down to one of those satellite based emergency position beacons....
by Paladin
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AR15A2
Replies: 12
Views: 1156

Re: AR15A2

I bought a Parts kit from the overruns from a military contract. A band new A-2 minus the lower receiver. When my SF unit got ready to deploy in 2002 we were short accurate rifles for 15 really good shooters a couple nationally ranked. a couple we even fire-lapped to clean but were still short. The...
by Paladin
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photo of my vintage Marlin Model 1889
Replies: 14
Views: 730

Re: Photo of my vintage Marlin Model 1889

Great Photo once again. Thanks for posting
by Paladin
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some new sixgun stuff
Replies: 17
Views: 988

Re: Some new sixgun stuff

GREAT looking firearms. I also like round butt revolvers.
by Paladin
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pawn gate
Replies: 6
Views: 735

Re: pawn gate

wm wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:59 pm
That's art. it might be a gate as well but that's art.

Wm
Absolutely
by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Natural' cholesterol Rx
Replies: 12
Views: 811

Re: 'Natural' cholesterol Rx

Thanks for posting, you are possibly correct at least on me for my body chemistry.
by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Before & After
Replies: 14
Views: 916

Re: Before & After

Great looking results.
by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member of the family
Replies: 14
Views: 881

Re: New member of the family

Congratulations, the journey begins.
by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you are a military history geek or Blackhawk down student .....
Replies: 1
Views: 322

Re: If you are a military history geek or Blackhawk down student .....

Thanks for posting I worked with, trained with, and know many of the people involved with this. In 2003 I was the Joint Operations Center Chief in the Crisis Response Element (CRE) for that area and what we were still doing there. Very good discussion on what happened.

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by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: To save a life
Replies: 5
Views: 571

Re: To save a life

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:05 am
Rusty, thanks for sharing your hard-earned experience. I'll look for that app. Hope you are continuing to heal.
+1
by Paladin
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New sights available for us with aging eyes
Replies: 5
Views: 689

Re: New sights available for us with aging eyes

The red dot sight and scopes make it much easier for me. Some of the newer Class etched optics are fast and easy to focus day and night.


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by Paladin
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waldo has had a couple of bad nights
Replies: 5
Views: 571

Re: Waldo has had a couple of bad nights

Never heard a mtn lion kill prey or scream. Did you train him to stay away from bears? He hasn't been trained to hunt bears, just going with me around the farm in (AK Brown bears and wolves, WV BLack bears) HE has seen both and didn't try to chase, so far even when chasing pigs and deer he stops on...
by Paladin
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Waldo has had a couple of bad nights
Replies: 5
Views: 571

Waldo has had a couple of bad nights

Waldo has had a couple of bad nights. On Wednesday the 19th at 0445 hrs a mountain lion killed a Javelina within 70 yards from the house (very loud death as we sat on the porch and listened just after sunrise) Waldo got me up at 0435 and Thursday morning at 0412 a mountain lion returned and got int...
by Paladin
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I am a Paco's for a few days
Replies: 14
Views: 981

Re: I am a Paco's for a few days

Ysabel Kid wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:41 pm
That is just darn beautiful! :mrgreen:
+1
by Paladin
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Bore......
Replies: 41
Views: 3003

Re: Big Bore......

I am fond of 3in (a couple of shorter) revolvers and almost added photos of a couple of 4 in revolvers that I carry often. Lots of Rattlesnakes at the AZ house and the Alaska house has wolves and bears that have shown up a few times so LARGE bore is a good thing. A couple of .44s and .357s (,38 wen...
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red deer rut NZ (no levergun content)
Replies: 6
Views: 495

Re: Red deer rut NZ (no levergun content)

Impressive and good photos.
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: NRA Politics (What to do, fixes, rants, information, etc...)
Replies: 52
Views: 29335

Re: NRA Politics (What to do, fixes, rants, information, etc...)

I have been a life member from about 1972 and have given enough to be Endowment. I have voted when my ballot has made it to where I was (which was not often until about 3 years ago). My selection of for the 7 I voted for was mainly anyone not on the board, and people that were upset over the transp...
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many of you
Replies: 29
Views: 1546

Re: How many of you

I have been pretty lucky I shoot with a LE agency at least every other month rifle, shotgun, and pistol. I shoot PCP air rifles off the back porch on KYL target arrays anytime I want with several CO2 pistols and standard Qualification targets on a set up to help break in non-shooters and problem LE...
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bowie
Replies: 25
Views: 1435

Re: Bowie

jeepnik wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 2:59 pm
Bowies are nice. I have a few. But my favorite big knife blade form is the bolo. That big belly give a heck of a lot more cutting edge to slice through things needing slicing.
+1
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by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help me choose
Replies: 16
Views: 1017

Re: Help me choose

JB wrote:
Sat May 11, 2019 9:57 pm
The DSM 34 would be my pick, but I have a thing for military trainers.
+1
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hiking without a handgun.....
Replies: 18
Views: 1291

Re: Hiking without a handgun.....

About the only place I don't carry a handgun is in Canada when driving too and from Alaska. I don't feel that bad with a Co-Pilot, a Rem 870 Marine, and an AR-10.
by Paladin
Sun May 19, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 lever gun 16 vs 20 inch barrel
Replies: 32
Views: 2203

Re: 357 lever gun 16 vs 20 inch barrel

I am fond of the 16-inch guns and carry a .44 Mag and a .45 Long Colt often with red dot sights on them. The .45 is an older Rossi the was smoothed out by Nate "Kiowa" Jones and gets carried often when I run the dog. The .44 is a Marlin 1894 -C That I have been abusing for a very long time after my...
by Paladin
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another one !
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Re: Another one !

Too many for this old guy. Have friends who show me the new toy in some cartridges I have never heard of before that are supposed to be the answer. I guess I just don't know the question.
by Paladin
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45 Colt leverguns
Replies: 8
Views: 898

Re: 45 Colt leverguns

I am lucky enough to have two .45 LC lever guns, an old Rossi and a Newer Henry Carbine. I like the Rossi more than the Henry due to weight. Both are accurate enough and handle the heavier loads and red dot sights to carry around the mountains when I am running the dog in case of critters. IMG_2018...
by Paladin
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally Got A Miroku Winchester
Replies: 11
Views: 789

Re: Finally Got A Miroku Winchester

Nice find.
by Paladin
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is your go to firearm (long or side or both) for when things go bump in the night?
Replies: 55
Views: 1520

Re: What is your go to firearm (long or side or both) for when things go bump in the night?

A normal Night response (depending on how the dog launches) is an 870 Marine with red dot sight with two Buckshot then slugs. Or a lever gun in .44 or .45 with a red dot sight.
by Paladin
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many.."
Replies: 6
Views: 624

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

AJMD429 wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:14 pm
Thanks for sharing.

And yes, NEVER forget. EVER.
+1
by Paladin
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best way to find an old friend....?
Replies: 8
Views: 574

Re: Best way to find an old friend....?

Most county and city judicial systems have computer access for the public you could search through. Remember to do Civil, criminal, and traffic. Next, some locations have what is called a Criss Cross that list everyone in town. Finally, try the property records, Good luck.
by Paladin
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1A vs AR-10 accuracy....
Replies: 9
Views: 440

Re: M1A vs AR-10 accuracy....

I fired a match grade M-14 a for few years on a DOD rifle team and carried an M-14 with a 16-inch barrel in Iraq. I do like M-14/M1A's. I own an AR-10 carbine which I put a free float forearm on and it shoots as well as my Match grade M1A with about $1000 less work done to it. I had an 18 in Proof ...
by Paladin
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One rifle, one pistol
Replies: 148
Views: 5771

Re: One rifle, one pistol

I'd love to say my 1895 GS and Single six. But the truth is it'd be my Springfield Scout Squad and my Randall lefty 1911A1. I know the 7.62x51 and the .45 acp well. I know they work when it counts. But you forgot one shotgun. In that case my choice is a lefty Remington 870, 12 gauge of course. +1