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by David
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wipe Your Guns Down Before Putting Them Away
Replies: 18
Views: 1049

Re: Wipe Your Guns Down Before Putting Them Away

I've used plain old Minn Wax paste on all my old guns for many decades. I bought a small can and still haven't used half of it. I wax both metal and wood by rubbing it in with my fingers. Then buff it off to a very nice sheen. I also use it a bit heavier on my hunting rifles before heading out in t...
by David
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 115
Views: 7749

Re: Question / POLL

I was fond of the 36 Plymouth business coup myself, bought one, showed up with trailer and the police were still there, stolen the night before. How IDK it rolled but it certainly did not run. If the police weren't there it would have been hard to believe. That was a cooooool car. If I was rich, I'd...
by David
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 115
Views: 7749

Re: Question / POLL

Booger Bill wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:17 pm
79. So far looks like I am in third place? Probably started shooting at 7 years old. My dad was a great teacher. He worked me at it.
https://i.postimg.cc/6QDtdftr/Dad-in-1946.jpg
So who recognizes the car?
by David
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wipe Your Guns Down Before Putting Them Away
Replies: 18
Views: 1049

Re: Wipe Your Guns Down Before Putting Them Away

It probably came from starting with antique's but I use renaissance wax, it's not abrasive it's pretty much what all the museums use anymore.

It make the blue just a bit prettier and it's actually made for wood.

It's well worth the $30 and a old sock ;)
by David
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 115
Views: 7749

Re: Question / POLL

53 and still undecided what to be when I grow-up..... Me too (on being undecided)! I'm thinking I just want to be retired when I grow up! :wink: I'm 56 (as of May 16th). Been shooting since I was five or so, like so many others, going out with my Dad (I started Y2K when he was 2! :D ). I've been re...
by David
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Im in love.
Replies: 24
Views: 1131

Re: Im in love.

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:10 pm
What a beautiful sound from that engine. Almost seems fitting to power an aircraft.
One of our guards drives a big old Indian to work...
Old not the newer one.
by David
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 115
Views: 7749

Re: Question / POLL

About 10% of readers responded .. giving an average age of 64. Thanks everyone. I think we should be introducing young people to the game. I know some of you are. Keep it up! We ain't getting any younger! I can lower that a little, I'm 57. My parents were not so excited about guns, I kept a lot of ...
by David
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

I thought this was cool until I saw the starting bid of $1,750.
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by David
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 115
Views: 7749

Re: Question / POLL

I believe anyone can create a poll, up to 15 answers.
Must be first post.
by David
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen
Replies: 78
Views: 2774

Re: My first wooden bucket

Barrels and buckets are made by being insane ;)
You keep putting water In them and they keep leaking...
Until they don't.
by David
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: FEAR PURCHASING....
Replies: 82
Views: 42774

Re: FEAR PURCHASING....

I know I'm preaching to the choir here but it's interesting that guns in the homes have skyrocketed and I just haven't seen all accidental discharge accidents or whatever it is that make it more dangerous to have a gun in the home.
by David
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: FEAR PURCHASING....
Replies: 82
Views: 42774

Re: FEAR PURCHASING....

#1 argument for a shotgun has nothing to do with capacity or maneuverability and it's a big one. There's just nothing like hearing the rack of a shotgun to get people to leave or give up. I believe this to be a falsehood. All you do by trying to scare an intruder by working the action on your pump ...
by David
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: FEAR PURCHASING....
Replies: 82
Views: 42774

Re: FEAR PURCHASING....

"long gun" for home defense as in a shotgun, not an AR-15. I dunno . . . my AR-50 pistol with appropriate load is more maneuverable inside walls, holds more ammo, is concealable inside a pancho or long shirt with single point sling, bullet goes where the laser dot is, second shot is quicker than a ...
by David
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: FEAR PURCHASING....
Replies: 82
Views: 42774

Re: FEAR PURCHASING....

"long gun" for home defense as in a shotgun, not an AR-15.
by David
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: FEAR PURCHASING....
Replies: 82
Views: 42774

Re: FEAR PURCHASING....

I'm going through some old posts and with the upcoming election this kinda seems like a new post. I live in Central Illinois and I am seeing less ammo on the shelves. The prices on what is there is going up and reloading supplies are creeping up too. .223 is up about 30% at the local Farm and Fleet...
by David
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Well Gunny.....does your mask have blm on it? I see Whole Foods got rid of some employees for doing that.....and rightfully so....I'm sick of all this stupid stuff.....we are all supposed to be one people with no one getting more attention than the other....like MLK said, "judge people on the conte...
by David
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

I was a bit serious on the safer...
Corncob fights you either peel and use to help fling or toss stock end in hand or you can really slice your hand very badly. That slice between the finger and thumb is a squirter!
by David
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Man I missed something, what's the lead corncobs for?
Throwing at protesters?
Safer that husk that can really cut...
by David
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

I'm with you David- hydraulics is the wave of the future! Of course the type of wood means a lot too! Green hickory easy, green oak not so much ! Hey how does our low wall shoot ? It made it to the FFL, just the safest way yesterday. My daughter is getting married this weekend, it's just going to h...
by David
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Now is the time of year for salt licks, helps doe's with milk production and bucks to grow antlers. Are you trying to keep meat on hand for possible future needs? Did that email get through? Money evening I'm standing at the kitchen sink watching the bird feeder and CLUNK my low back goes out. Yest...
by David
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

No worries Tom, but you did miss home cured pastrami sammiches! The Ammo can wait until Saturday and if ya can get that stock all the better! Yup I'm going to be in Bernville. Jay I do believe there are buffalo in Alaska, maybe you can pick up another coat for me?? :lol: Well the crown moulding is ...
by David
Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Yup the 32s are nice guns, nice enough the Germans borrowed enough to copy for the Kreighoff. Then some dim bulb at Remington had to go and over engineer and thus the 3200. My 3rd year of gummsmiff skool the final exam was to draw 2 guns out of a hat, we each got a complete gun of one sort or anoth...
by David
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

There has only been 2 guns that I lament giving up. First was my beloved Rem 3200 Competition, heavy, clunky, and 140+ internal parts that wore out easily but that shotgun had stellar wood! Prettiest factory wood ever. The second was a Mauser I put together, 6mm Remington , Douglas air gauged barre...
by David
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

David...yes...the 1875's had a box.....when I was about 20 .......1974......I was at a local gun auction with about $200 in my pocket hoping to get this 1892 in 25-20........didn't get it.......the highlight of the auction was a NIB 1875 Remington.......nickel........real shiny.......I was only abl...
by David
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

No I did not refill the tank. Believe it or not there is a phone app, the app shows a percentage of fuel remaining. I know the tank holds 26 gallons, 26 X 81% = 4.96. 133.5 miles divided by 4.96 = 27 . I refer to possums as 'Pennsylvania Road Otters' , long story to explain. As for skunks, I see th...
by David
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

WHOA there big fella! I won page 90 and I want that rifle. Call my bluff huh. Be careful or you may see Moby in your NEAR future. Knew I had a picture of a 1890 somewhere, this one originally belonged to Slim in the Cody Museum. I sold it long ago... 21992804_10214033734946825_2830851500263266189_o...
by David
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Keep the Sig by the bed the shotgun in the closet. I sold a collection for a guy and he gave to me a 500 (JiC style, pistol grip with marine finish). I'll rack that at the top of the stars rack it they come around the corner to come up it would be difficult stairs climb. They can steal anything down...
by David
Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

I have more than one, personally I dont really care for the AR- it has no soul as far as I'm concerned! That being said they are a very efficient and easy means to send ammo down range. If the threat is out thar a bit then yes thats the choice but in close give me my Benelli M1 Super 90 with 00 buc...
by David
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Look !!!
Replies: 69
Views: 3040

Re: New Look !!!

I tried to read thru this for the answer to this question: WHAT ARE THE "BALOONS" IN THE LEFT MARGIN FOR. AND THE LITTLE RED RECTANGLE? I'VE CONCLUDED THAT I AM OF A CERTAIN AGE THAT DOESN'T GET NEW AGE SYMBOLISM. IS THERE AN INFOGRAPHIC THAT EXPLAINS WHAT THE SECRET RINGS ARE FOR? THANKS A QUADRIL...
by David
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Ha! David has a greeeeaaaatttt sense of humor......yea, "they" don't fool with work boots. Hey! I'm up at 8:00 AM!!!!! Dang phone rang....Kubota dealer calls me up to tell me they are picking up the very Mighty Kubota 3350 for an issue and some PM........I'm near crying.....feel like I'm losing my ...
by David
Tue Jun 02, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

What a day! Got a bunch of cabinets hung, quite a challenge with 300 year old walls! Still lots to do. On my way home th accountant called, I need more info! So I was scrambling last evening to find more stuff. Saw a doe yesterday that must have an abscess tooth, looked like she has an orange stuck...
by David
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Well folks...it's Moooonnnndddaaayyyyyy for all you working stiffs!........that is, if you have a place to go to. Got a good laugh this morning....mom says she said the looters (no, not protestors) were coming out to the suburbs......on my street, we have one police chief, TWO street cops, and six ...
by David
Sat May 30, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

piller wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 12:08 pm
Hope the new owner appreciates it. Guns like that need to be shot and taken care of.
Me Me Me, I'm not sure it's proper to tell where it's going but I think admitting it is ok.

It COULDN'T find a better next place to be.

I might have to wear diapers when it arrives. :shock:
by David
Thu May 28, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Target on fire, shots fired, smoke from UPS store- use of gas is authorized. Third world country? Nope right here in Minnesota. I dont get why these people riot and loot their OWN town. (Yes I KNOW why ) Sometimes the scanner app is entertaining sometimes it's just sad... The Looting Gypsy's are pr...
by David
Thu May 28, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

This is pretty cool if you like that sort of thing, you won't see this often.
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by David
Wed May 27, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Actually you are just the guy I want to see. This is a different focused approach to interference in motor nerve tracts and in most cases it is the Occiput/C1 articulation. One former patient fell 75 ft off an aircraft control tower. Another was given a gold hard hat for living through a fall as an...
by David
Wed May 27, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Like Dopers Need a Reason To Do More Pot . . . . .
Replies: 18
Views: 1079

Re: Like Dopers Need a Reason To Do More Pot . . . . .

marlinman93 wrote:
Wed May 27, 2020 2:31 pm
David wrote:
Wed May 27, 2020 10:10 am
I suspect the same is very much true with the common cold.
I think your bias is affecting your judgement.
Ditto.
by David
Wed May 27, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Well David, I am a Blair upper cervical/cervical chiropractor with some trigger point muscle release also involving biotransmitter release so on bioelectrical impulses we work top down, bottom up on function. I'm the guy you never want to see. I fell from 4 stories, I'm fused with 6 rods and a plat...
by David
Wed May 27, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

I'm a computer guy but I hang out at a physic's lab a lot just gluons you. (darn you beat me)
Currently trying to saturate small pile of 400GE links between switches best I've gotten is 374GB. (per second).
Not NEARLY as cool as Sixgun's low wall.
by David
Wed May 27, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

There is something unseen, behind the scenes that arranges occurrences and events that are the same or seemingly connected ... by what means, to what purpose? An operative intelligence works through means unseen and not understood. This can work out quickly or over years. If you pay attention to it...
by David
Wed May 27, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

There is something unseen, behind the scenes that arranges occurrences and events that are the same or seemingly connected ... by what means, to what purpose? An operative intelligence works through means unseen and not understood. This can work out quickly or over years. If you pay attention to it...
by David
Wed May 27, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Look up synchronicity and quantum entanglement. Think synchronized events at a distance with no apparent connection. Tha sin dìreach a ’cur mo bhean na mo chuimhne, a’ tachairt fad na h-ùine. I've picked up a lot of languages (from work) but I've never heard Scottish and I think I know why, just tr...
by David
Wed May 27, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Like Dopers Need a Reason To Do More Pot . . . . .
Replies: 18
Views: 1079

Re: Like Dopers Need a Reason To Do More Pot . . . . .

When I worked the electrical industry had initiated on their own to submit to pee tests to check for impairment. We were the first in the US right here to set the example for the whole trades. We set the rules to make a test required before you were dispatched to take a job call, and then randomly ...
by David
Wed May 27, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Quantum physics is based on the strangeness that we can know the exact spot where an electron happens to be, but it does not have to follow time as we know it. It may be exactly where we know it is, but it may be in the future or in the past. If that doesn't make you a little crazy, then you have a...
by David
Wed May 27, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Look up synchronicity and quantum entanglement. Think synchronized events at a distance with no apparent connection. Tha sin dìreach a ’cur mo bhean na mo chuimhne, a’ tachairt fad na h-ùine. I've picked up a lot of languages (from work) but I've never heard Scottish and I think I know why, just tr...
by David
Tue May 26, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Old Savage wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 6:05 pm
100% due to quantum entanglement. 😋
Quantum entanglement from Don, personally I like gravitational wave theory but that's a bird of a different feather.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFozGfxmi8A
by David
Tue May 26, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new pistol
Replies: 13
Views: 1025

Re: new pistol

Ruger 22 cal long rifle automatic pistol this one has the silver medalion, I believe the first version had a red medalion... 14-78xxx if anyone knows the year code? this is an outstanding, accurate bit of kit. I'm super glad to have it. That's a Mark I - 1978. The Medallion went from black to red w...
by David
Tue May 26, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 6039
Views: 133232

Re: The Gun Room

Wow oh Wow, it it also a period scope? Na David....it's an MVA 36". This one is a period 32" I have on a special order low wall in 22 l.r. All made in 1909...I use it all the time but the optics leave much to be desired.---6 https://i.postimg.cc/25VsFhfv/IMG-5159.jpg That is an unbelievable rifle, ...
by David
Tue May 26, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Like Dopers Need a Reason To Do More Pot . . . . .
Replies: 18
Views: 1079

Re: Like Dopers Need a Reason To Do More Pot . . . . .

That's the issue with pot. Most medications sold over the counter or prescription have warnings about driving or operating machinery while using them. Not pot. Having lost my wife's mother killed by someone driving under the influence of marijuana, I can tell you it can end up in someone's death. A...
by David
Tue May 26, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Like Dopers Need a Reason To Do More Pot . . . . .
Replies: 18
Views: 1079

Re: Like Dopers Need a Reason To Do More Pot . . . . .

marlinman93 wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 9:49 am
Why would you drive at any speed if you've smoked or eaten pot?
Medications only work if they are in your body, I can't get to work without driving.
From what I witness I'm one of the safest drivers on the road.

Only other option is disability, no thanks.