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by JimT
Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPDATE ON PACO'S DAUGHTER JENNIFER 10/20/20
Replies: 9
Views: 106

UPDATE ON PACO'S DAUGHTER JENNIFER 10/20/20

Jennifer is home from the hospital. She goes in for therapy every day now. She is able to move her hands and her feet and the doctors say that she will walk again. They also say it will be a "long road." Paco sent this photo to me today and said I could share it. He appreciates everyone who has been...
by JimT
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1860 Army Conversion 5" version
Replies: 10
Views: 174

Re: 1860 Army Conversion 5" version

Nice. I like your choice!
by JimT
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hunting
Replies: 13
Views: 520

Re: Hunting

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:23 am
I'm looking forward to some simplicity again.
Yessir! I get to craving it if I am away too long from it.
by JimT
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Memories
Replies: 10
Views: 365

Re: Memories

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:01 pm
Jim,

I was reminded of these old photos when we got together in Arkansas a few weeks back.

I ought to dig through some of mine as well.

Buena suerte Amigo,

Scott
It was good to spend a little time with you and your bride!
by JimT
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: COVID 19 Scam Alert received from John Taffin
Replies: 5
Views: 168

COVID 19 Scam Alert received from John Taffin

He wrote: Don't let them take your temperature whenever you go into a store. What they are actually doing is sucking out your memory. I went for a gallon of milk and a loaf of bread and came back with a pepperoni pizza, sixpack of Dr Pepper, a large bag of potato chips, and a gallon of salted carame...
by JimT
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Memories
Replies: 10
Views: 365

Re: Memories

Good stuff all right, Jim. Do you miss Arizona? Would you ever return to live there? I do miss living in the mountains and deserts of Arizona. Unfortunately I doubt I will return to live there. Age is creeping up on me and realistically I don't know that I could make it in the places that I would w...
by JimT
Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Taking zinc during the pandemic
Replies: 8
Views: 249

Re: Taking zinc during the pandemic

Eat right and keep your body moving is all ya need to do.----006 I believe if you move around on your knees you will be fine. I figured that out by going to a restaurant where, if you are seated you don't need a mask, but if you stand up you do. Apparently the virus cannot find you if you are low. ...
by JimT
Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Memories
Replies: 10
Views: 365

Re: Memories

octagon wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:30 pm
Beautiful mare Jim, love the refined pretty shape of the head.
She had a great blood line ... back to Three Bars on the Quarter Horse side ... Native Dancer on the thoroughbred side. She was intelligent and had great stamina. She became a good friend and companion. I miss her.
by JimT
Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Memories
Replies: 10
Views: 365

Memories

Going through some stuff I came across some pictures from "the good old days" ... back when I and my kids were younger and we were roaming the mountains of southern Arizona. I ain't complaining about 'now' ... just enjoying the memories. horse3.jpg My oldest daughter and I ... out on a day-long trip...
by JimT
Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This may be old news ....
Replies: 5
Views: 588

This may be old news ....

testing pointy bullets in a "tube" magazine ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atnBbYZ ... e=emb_logo
by JimT
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPDATE FROM PACO'S DAUGHTER JENNIFER
Replies: 5
Views: 617

UPDATE FROM PACO'S DAUGHTER JENNIFER

Update from Jen 10/6/20: Hello Friends, My continued thanks to you all for your prayers, caring and support. I was moved from the trauma unit on Thursday to the rehabilitation unit to focus on strengthening and moving my body. They have me focusing on my arms, hands, legs and feet. They removed the ...
by JimT
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books by the legendary Jim Taylor
Replies: 8
Views: 577

Re: Books by the legendary Jim Taylor

Thank you Andy and everyone. There are some of the books at a reduced price for the next couple days if anyone is interested .. Kindle versions only.
by JimT
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bolt Thrust Experiment #3 .22 LR & .44-40
Replies: 109
Views: 3657

Re: Bolt Thrust Experiment #3 .22 LR & .44-40

Great video Bryan.
I am guessing you used an empty but primed cartridge? No bullet?
Suggestion, fill the empty case with styrofoam, seat and crimp a bullet in the cartridge, then repeat the test.
by JimT
Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keyhole and "Bent" bullet? Need Help
Replies: 17
Views: 724

Re: Keyhole and "Bent" bullet? Need Help

GunnyMack wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:37 pm
Hmm, did he maybe flinch hitting the ground before it hit the target by richoet?
I was just gonna suggest the same thing.
Most likely a ricochet.
by JimT
Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keyhole and "Bent" bullet? Need Help
Replies: 17
Views: 724

Re: Keyhole and "Bent" bullet? Need Help

The picture almost looks photoshopped.
It would be helpful to know the weight of the bullets fired.
by JimT
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone into metal detecting ?
Replies: 11
Views: 616

Re: Anyone into metal detecting ?

I have done metal detecting for a long time. Not with metal detectors though. I first used my feet. When I was about 10 I discovered a metal pitchfork prong in my grandpa's barn. I was barefoot at the time. Since the pitchfork was used to clean manure from the cow stalls I ended up getting a tetanus...
by JimT
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Why are Gun Owners so Annoying...?”
Replies: 4
Views: 571

Re: “Why are Gun Owners so Annoying...?”

G.K. Chesterton noted that it was very discouraging when you consider the number of politicians that have not been hanged.
by JimT
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPDATE ON PACO'S DAUGHTER 10/2/2020
Replies: 12
Views: 647

UPDATE ON PACO'S DAUGHTER 10/2/2020

received from Rick Nylin Jennifer has been moved after five days in ICU to a room on the trauma recovery floor at North Memorial. She had finally stabilized enough for this move. She started working with the physical therapy team while still in ICU and this continues with more sessions since her mov...
by JimT
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a Difference Proper Lube Makes
Replies: 6
Views: 632

Re: What a Difference Proper Lube Makes

I was tracking with you until: Folks understand that service by a professional is needed for autos. Why wouldn’t they understand the same for firearms? As I read that I thought, autos are firearms! It took me a bit to connect "mobiles" with "auto" ... Sorry ... my slow brain .. fixated on firearms. ...
by JimT
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco's Daughter Was Seriously Injured Last Week
Replies: 24
Views: 900

Re: Paco's Daughter Was Seriously Injured Last Week

piller wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:39 am
Any news?
Not yet. I will call Paco and get it directly from him.
by JimT
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for Photos of Damaged 60's, 66's and 73's.......
Replies: 25
Views: 828

Re: Looking for Photos of Damaged 60's, 66's and 73's.......

Bronco wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:54 am
Bet that stung :shock:
It didn't just "sting" ...
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by JimT
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Speak Four Languages...
Replies: 11
Views: 516

Re: I Speak Four Languages...

When I was living in Africa, there was a saying going around:

Q - What do you call a person who speaks 3 languages?
A - Tri-Lingual

Q - What do you call a person who speaks 2 languages?
A - Bi-Lingual

Q - What do you call a person who speaks 1 language?
A - American
by JimT
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco's Daughter Was Seriously Injured Last Week
Replies: 24
Views: 900

Paco's Daughter Was Seriously Injured Last Week

Paco's oldest daughter, Jennifer Kelly, had a serious horse riding accident last Sunday morning. Jen was riding with her trainer on one of his horses Sunday morning in preparation for a camping trip. On the trail, they came to a hill, the horse started to gallop, lurched and bucked her off. We belie...
by JimT
Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handgun shot at 2010 yards
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Re: Handgun shot at 2010 yards

WOW! Amazing!
by JimT
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a good read
Replies: 7
Views: 373

Re: a good read

Sounds interesting, I like non fiction about long gone times and places. 8) If you have not read it, "IN AFRICA, Hunting Adventures in the Big Game Country" by John T. McCutcheon. An account of hunting British East Africa (now Kenya) written in 1910. McCutcheon was a cartoonist with the Chicago Tim...
by JimT
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Panic Buying
Replies: 41
Views: 1023

Re: Panic Buying

The police in the UK stopped issuing any new shotgun or firearm licenses at the start of the lockdown so only those of us that already have guns can buy ammo. The reason the police gave for this was that new applicants have to have a home visit from a Firearms officer, a no can do apparently in a l...
by JimT
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Panic Buying
Replies: 41
Views: 1023

Re: Panic Buying

Visited the local gun shop today. They have been selling guns like crazy but still have maintained a nice stock of rifles, handguns and shotguns. There is a fast turnover. I put 26 guns on consignment for a friend in August and they were all sold within two weeks. They have a pretty good choice of a...
by JimT
Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hindsight ... from January 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 204

Hindsight ... from January 2020

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by JimT
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When This Virus Thing Is Over
Replies: 5
Views: 304

Re: When This Virus Thing Is Over

piller wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:47 am
We have a virus going around?
I am told it is on something called "the news" ... whatever that is.
by JimT
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Panic Buying
Replies: 41
Views: 1023

Re: Panic Buying

When I mentioned that having a gun was only the first part of it and that you needed both the training and the will to use it if necessary. He agreed and has talked people out of buying a gun when he because convinced that they didn't have the will to use it and so could be hurt by their own weapon...
by JimT
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When This Virus Thing Is Over
Replies: 5
Views: 304

When This Virus Thing Is Over

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by JimT
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 480 Achilles at CSA
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: The 480 Achilles at CSA

One upon a time I shot that revolver exactly five times at the steel plate at the far left of the field at what was said to be 75 yards. Didn't hit it at all. Not even sure how close i got. Mister Quinn shot it once and rang the plate. I believe you had it loaded with the traditional hollow bullet....
by JimT
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 480 Achilles at CSA
Replies: 5
Views: 289

The 480 Achilles at CSA

Day 2 of CSA ... friends shooting my 480 Achilles ... I found the Killebrew Bullet with 12 gr. 2400 to be quite accurate.
Scott Tschirhart and the 480 Achilles.jpg
by JimT
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: $12.00 Hat.
Replies: 30
Views: 905

Re: $12.00 Hat.

NICE HAT! I would walk around London with you. :D My wife and I spent a week in Cambridge with friends. He took us to London where we saw the sights. He said it was a nice day. I about froze and was wet from the drizzle but apparently that passes for nice. :roll: My hat did not draw much attention. ...
by JimT
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If we had to hunt for our food I am not sure what I would do ..
Replies: 12
Views: 493

If we had to hunt for our food I am not sure what I would do ..

I have no clue where Krispy Kreme's grow!
by JimT
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free Target Downloads
Replies: 8
Views: 254

Re: Free Target Downloads

Thanks.
I use a lot of paper plates.
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You can buy 1200 for less than 3 cents each.
by JimT
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hunting
Replies: 13
Views: 520

Hunting

Growing up in the West I learned to hunt on foot. Some call it "stalking" and while it may truly be that, it was hunting on foot. I knew nothing about climbing a tree to sit on stand all day. Or getting into a cabin on stilts and sipping coffee while waiting for game to wander by. We hunted by going...
by JimT
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Wireless Handheld Peacekeeping Devices"
Replies: 5
Views: 314

Re: "Wireless Handheld Peacekeeping Devices"

Also Identified by John Linebaugh as "REMOTE CONTROLLED LONG-RANGE PUNCH PRESS!"
by JimT
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Problem Caused By Wearing Mask
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Re: Problem Caused By Wearing Mask

3leggedturtle wrote:
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:55 pm
People sound like Charlie Brown's teacher!
ahahahahahaha!
That is true!
I have whistling and ringing in my ears as it is, and then someone tries to talk to me through a mask!
wa wa wa wa wa
:D
:lol:
by JimT
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Problem Caused By Wearing Mask
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Problem Caused By Wearing Mask

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by JimT
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How To Live During Covid .. from the Scottish Psalter
Replies: 1
Views: 188

How To Live During Covid .. from the Scottish Psalter

Roman 8:31 to the end .. from the Scottish Psalter Let Christian faith and hope dispel the fears of guilt and woe; The Lord Almighty is our friend, and who can prove a foe? He who his Son, most dear and loved, gave up for us to die. Shall he not all things freely give that goodness can supply? Behol...
by JimT
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will a one piece firing pin fix light strikes problem?
Replies: 12
Views: 437

Re: Will a one piece firing pin fix light strikes problem?

Strengthen the hammer spring. The lighter the hammer spring, the more it negatively affects velocity and standard deviation. Terry Murbach showed years ago how lightening the hammer spring changed everything. He took a S&W with the flat hammer spring and using the same loads, proceeded to lighten th...
by JimT
Wed Sep 02, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BANDITS!
Replies: 14
Views: 643

Re: BANDITS!

3leggedturtle wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:44 pm
Nice flashlight fix! But they do make black duct tape.... :mrgreen:
It's what was at hand. You just make do.
:)
by JimT
Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BANDITS!
Replies: 14
Views: 643

BANDITS!

Been having bandit problems so we set out some traps and got these 2. IMG_1394.JPG IMG_1407.JPG The game camera shows a family of 8 or 9 that been coming in every night. I made my shotgun into a Tactical Shotgun and set out til I got tired. The camera showed they came in about an hour after I went t...
by JimT
Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Say What??
Replies: 9
Views: 488

Re: Say What??

hondo1892 wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:39 pm
... parents need to teach their children at home also and not just depend on the schools for it.
More and more are doing just that .. especially this school year.
by JimT
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rossi Rio Bravo 22lr
Replies: 7
Views: 485

Re: Rossi Rio Bravo 22lr

Erma Model EG712 erma.jpg Ithaca Model 72 ithaca.jpg Henry H001 henry.JPG Rossi Rio Bravo rossi.jpg Erma Werke in Germany was a large firearms manufacturer in WWII. After the war they designed and produced sporting arms including the EG71 "Wagonmaster" lever action .22 rimfire rifle. From 1973 to197...
by JimT
Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Mose and Mr. Anthony
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: Old Mose and Mr. Anthony

People like an answer that assures them the problem has been taken care of. Whether it was or not does not matter. The perception that it was is what counts. In Mozambique we had several crocodile attacks. The Police showed up at the place where the last attack had occurred, shot a crocodile and bro...
by JimT
Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Mose and Mr. Anthony
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Old Mose and Mr. Anthony

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The story of a killer grizzly and an old-timer who took him with a levergun.

https://www.canoncitydailyrecord.com/20 ... -old-mose/