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by jnyork
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Replacing Blonde Jokes . . .
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: Replacing Blonde Jokes . . .

Probably more truth than fiction here. :lol:
by jnyork
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with scope choice and info on vintage Weavers
Replies: 8
Views: 166

Re: Help with scope choice and info on vintage Weavers

I have several k-series scopes and have always liked them, especially for vintage rifles such as yours. I never was too impressed with the J-series. You can find quite a few of what you're looking for on ebay.
by jnyork
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Craftsman dial indicator and magnetic base in WY
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Re: Craftsman dial indicator and magnetic base in WY

Sold pending funds.
by jnyork
Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Craftsman dial indicator and magnetic base in WY
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Craftsman dial indicator and magnetic base in WY

Here is a very fine vintage Craftsman dial indicator, in the original box with all accessories. Nothing missing. Included in the deal is a Craftsman magnetic base indicator holder. I bought these new in about 1980 for a class and never got to use them. These tools are as new , no issues whatsoever, ...
by jnyork
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLD Custom holster for Ruger Super Blackhawk
Replies: 1
Views: 182

SOLD Custom holster for Ruger Super Blackhawk

Here is a beautiful custom-made holster for the Ruger Super Blackhawk 10" .44 Mag, along with a Hunter brand gunbelt. This holster was made for me about 40 years ago as a present, maker was in Susanville CA at the time, he did not stamp his brand on it. It is very heavy leather in excellent+ conditi...
by jnyork
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a big day
Replies: 14
Views: 303

Re: a big day

gamekeeper wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:52 am
Have a GREAT DAY Jerry. :D I can go nearly all day thinking I'm 25 until I see my darn reflection . . . :lol:
I HATE mirrors. Especially the full length one in the bathroom by the shower!! :o

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by jnyork
Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a big day
Replies: 14
Views: 303

a big day

Well, folks, tomorrow the 10th of October is the 40th anniversary of my 40th birthday. Yep, the big 8-0 is upon me. My mind is still 25 but my body just laughs at that, it doesn't cooperate at all. :lol: Dont have anything big planned for the day, just celebrate still being above the sod, I guess. H...
by jnyork
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Vintage American Rifleman mags
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Re: Vintage American Rifleman mags

SOLD. Thanks
by jnyork
Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Vintage American Rifleman mags
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Vintage American Rifleman mags

Here are 4 American Rifleman magazines from the 1930's: September 1933, November 1936, August and September 1937. Good to excellent condition, no rips, tears etc, fun reading, educational too. $20.00 with FREE SHIPPING.

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by jnyork
Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLD - Leather holster for 1911
Replies: 1
Views: 365

Re: Leather holster for 1911

Holster is sold. Thanks
by jnyork
Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLD - Leather holster for 1911
Replies: 1
Views: 365

SOLD - Leather holster for 1911

Here's a beautiful heavy duty leather belt holster for the 1911 full size handgun, manufactured by the Tucker Gun Leather company in Houston. Here's a link to the company and the holster: https://tuckergunleather.com/hf1-belt-holster/ . notice my holster has the optional thumb strap. This holster ha...
by jnyork
Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sonic booms
Replies: 13
Views: 459

Re: sonic booms

We live in Yuma AZ during the winter, it is right next to the Barry Goldwater Bombing Range, we dont hear many bombs as the drop zone is far away, but sonic booms are not unusual. The sound of Freedom.
by jnyork
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buffalo Bullet Company?
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: Buffalo Bullet Company?

Buffalo BULLET Company.
by jnyork
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buffalo Bullet Company?
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Buffalo Bullet Company?

I wonder if the Buffalo Bullet Company is out of business, they manufacture various muzzleloader bullets and are suppliers of muzzleloading accessories. They have a web site but it appears to be inactive. I cant find any place that has their bullets for sale. I have a bunch of their bullets and need...
by jnyork
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fall In The Rockies!!
Replies: 11
Views: 385

Re: Fall In The Rockies!!

Here in Wyoming, 90's this weekend, snow Tuesday or so. Typical. :roll:
by jnyork
Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Easy Off oven cleaner for gunstock?
Replies: 18
Views: 597

Re: Easy Off oven cleaner for gunstock?

I have used it on several milsurps, most Russians, sucks all the nasty old oil out of the wood, might have to do it twice. After you wash and scrape ( green kitchen scrubbers work pretty well), leave it out in the sun for a couple of days, turning it over a few times. I have never tried it on a nice...
by jnyork
Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why izzit?
Replies: 11
Views: 511

Why izzit?

How come now every time I want to add a comment or start a new thread I have to sign in. I always check the little "remember me" block but it doesn't seem to help.
by jnyork
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cost of shipping USPS
Replies: 14
Views: 488

Cost of shipping USPS

The cost of shipping something USPS has simply gone out of sight. Even the Priority Mail Flat Rate boxes are outrageous. I'm 27 miles one way to the UPS station so that's not much of an option. Shipping a rifle is now right at 50 bucks. I just mailed a little package about the size of a cigar box or...
by jnyork
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Montana or Wyoming? added pics
Replies: 27
Views: 857

Re: Montana or Wyoming?

Rihmfire, I'm always amazed by what some people call a "cabin". You must have seen plenty of them when you were in Big $ky. Lander, Wyoming and White Sulphur Springs, Montana would be on my short list. .. I live in Lander WY, we have just plenty of well-heeled folks moving in here from both coasts,...
by jnyork
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best Stocked GunShop in Your Area
Replies: 16
Views: 483

Re: Best Stocked GunShop in Your Area

Rocky Mountain Sports in Riverton WY

A & P Pawn in Lander WY
by jnyork
Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A great new military museum
Replies: 4
Views: 245

A great new military museum

A friend and I drove up to Dubois yesterday and spent about 4 hours in this museum. There is so much to see there that a person cant really absorb it all in one day. Over 400 military vehicles, tanks, artillery pieces, motorcycles etc, over 100 million spent and still building. The vast majority of ...
by jnyork
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When someone asks "Can I borrow a gun...?"
Replies: 13
Views: 641

Re: When someone asks "Can I borrow a gun...?"

Never. Not a chance.

I dont loan stuff and I dont borrow either. If I borrowed a stone from some one, I would bring it back with a crack in it. :lol:
by jnyork
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Round ball loads......
Replies: 36
Views: 1838

Re: Round ball loads......

I hunted pronghorn for 25 years with a flinter and round ball, only got skunked once and it wasn't the fault of the the round ball or the rifle. :roll: :D Everything I hit either fill over DRT or ran off a little ways, never more than 100 yards, and fell over DRT. Kinda puts the "hunting" back in hu...
by jnyork
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "How To Get a NEW Levergun into the House"
Replies: 22
Views: 1709

Re: "How To Get a NEW Levergun into the House"

Over the years I have bought quite a few guns, well more than that, anyway if I come dragging something in she'll say "OOhhh, what did you get, can we go shoot it"?.

Can't imagine living any other way.
by jnyork
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 115
Views: 8118

Re: Question / POLL

Will be 80 in October. Been a gun nut since age 5. :D
by jnyork
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where to buy Redding dies?
Replies: 6
Views: 805

Re: Where to buy Redding dies?

Nothing wrong with buying from ebay . Half my stuff came from there. Never had a bad deal. :)
by jnyork
Wed May 20, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back open?
Replies: 18
Views: 1134

Re: Back open?

JHarold wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 10:33 am
L .
not one illegal cluttering up the waiting room.
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Should have taken a picture of that. :roll:

Glad you are OK.
by jnyork
Wed May 20, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed vs open carry
Replies: 9
Views: 1036

Re: Concealed vs open carry

My dog has bitten a porcupine and been sprayed by a skunk both. Guess he didn't get the message. We had a pair of miniature Schnauzers, if there was a porky within 1/2 mile of where we fishing , they would get into him and come back with noses full of quills. Never did learn. Long gone now to the R...
by jnyork
Sat May 16, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back open?
Replies: 18
Views: 1134

Back open?

I went down to Ace Hardware a little while ago to get some propane, the parking lot was jammed up, not a space open, store swarming with people, some masked, most not. Got me to thinking maybe the people of Wyoming have just had enough of this chit and are taking things into their own hands by comin...
by jnyork
Fri May 01, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new gun?
Replies: 18
Views: 1073

Re: new gun?

What does "need" have to do with buying a new gun? :lol:
by jnyork
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Woohan red death rant
Replies: 26
Views: 1162

Re: Woohan red death rant

Joe Biden is just a stooge, beware the Vice President. Whoever is the VP candidate will almost certainly become the president within a year or two after the election, given Bidens age and mental deterioration. I have telling everyone for months that Michelle Obama will be the VP, making me the vict...
by jnyork
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instead of Going to the Range . . .
Replies: 3
Views: 432

Re: Instead of Going to the Range . . .

Steve, you are in desperate need of a GOOD airgun. Not the bb gun of your childhood nor a Walmart Special, but a precision made instrument capable of placing each shot in the same hole at the regulation 10 meters. You can probably find that distance or close to it in your basement or in the living r...
by jnyork
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gotta admit this looks like a nice luxury...
Replies: 4
Views: 482

Re: Gotta admit this looks like a nice luxury...

gamekeeper wrote:
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:55 pm
Sure come a long way since the womenfolk reloaded the muskets...... 8)
What, you dont take your honey to the range with you? :lol:
by jnyork
Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SPAM
Replies: 20
Views: 1033

Re: SPAM

SPAM is the reason God made coyotes. :roll:

However, I must admit, once in Vietnam I walked into an Army mess tent at Camp Evans, all they had left were SPAM slices and some bread. I hadn't eaten for about 24 hours or so, the sammich was pretty darn good. :lol:
by jnyork
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Less gun control , more social distancing
Replies: 8
Views: 449

Re: Less gun control , more social distancing

JimT wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:53 pm
Life has to be really tough right now if your job is burglarizing homes. With everybody staying home I wonder how those guys are making a living?
Comment on Fox News this morning said burglary crimes are up 75% in NYC . :(
by jnyork
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cleaning Everything
Replies: 10
Views: 606

Re: Cleaning Everything

Nice start you got there, Mr. Wright. :D

Hope you are not using those files to clean your sixshooters. :shock:
by jnyork
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It official for those that care Brady is now a Buc
Replies: 10
Views: 722

Re: It official for those that care Brady is now a Buc

Who is this guy Brady, anyway? :roll:
by jnyork
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: worst time in your life
Replies: 54
Views: 2474

Re: worst time in your life

They took me to a shoe store where they had a Xray machine to check how shoes fit you. ... They outlawed those machines. Whoa!! Talk about a bad idea--x-ray machines in the shoe store to see how your shoes fit! I clearly remember them from when I was a kid, got measured for shoes many times with on...
by jnyork
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Do You Burn Through Most Of Your .22 Rimfire?
Replies: 23
Views: 1177

Re: How Do You Burn Through Most Of Your .22 Rimfire?

Metallic Silhouette and benchrest.

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by jnyork
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effect of panic on gun prices?
Replies: 26
Views: 1197

Re: Effect of panic on gun prices?

Anyone who finds themselves short on ammo after the last shortage fiasco deserves to be caught short. It's only been 2-3 years now since the Great Shortage was over, yet folks seem to have forgotten and let their stocks dwindle. :roll:
by jnyork
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found an old Marlin 39A
Replies: 21
Views: 1032

Re: Found an old Marlin 39A

Marlin Model 39A: a .22 for REAL MEN. :D
by jnyork
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What turned you on to guns?
Replies: 35
Views: 1483

What turned you on to guns?

I had a foster brother who was much older, he enlisted in the Navy in 1940 and served throughout WWII in the Pacific. My parents worried about him constantly of course, we got our news from an old battery-powered radio of some sort, having no electricity in the ramshackle farm house we lived in. In ...
by jnyork
Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where to get AR15 parts ?
Replies: 17
Views: 760

Re: where to get AR15 parts ?

I'm surprised Brownell's doesn't have what you want.
by jnyork
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Single Action Army revolver help
Replies: 11
Views: 1010

Re: Need Single Action Army revolver help

piller wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:58 pm
Hope you get to feeling better soon. I am interested in how well the repair holds.
Yeah, so am I!!! :D

Gotta wait out this little bout with the crud. Maybe next week sometime, will post results.

Thanks everyone for the kind wishes.
by jnyork
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Single Action Army revolver help
Replies: 11
Views: 1010

Re: Need Single Action Army revolver help

Since it was under warranty, I decided to let Cimarron worry about it. I called them, they didn't argue a bit, immediately sent me a mailing label. Took it to UPS about noon on Tuesday, had it back in my hand the following Monday about 7:00 PM. Little note in it that the refitted the hand and test f...
by jnyork
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Military Retirees Take Note
Replies: 19
Views: 1041

Re: Military Retirees Take Note

All that would be needed would be to issue anyone who signs up for military duty a 'card' that would help with medical care for the rest of their life (since they put their life on the line). The card could have 'grades', so the dude who signed up for duty in a no-war time, and spent his time on a ...
by jnyork
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed Carry by State in the U.S.
Replies: 13
Views: 826

Re: Concealed Carry by State in the U.S.

I agree with Steve, the percentage of eligible residents should be listed. I also see that there are ONLY three states with over a million permit holders. Should it become a goal that we support a movement to increase the lagging states, minus the Constitutional carry states, to over a million perm...
by jnyork
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Military Retirees Take Note
Replies: 19
Views: 1041

Re: Military Retirees Take Note

COSteve wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:19 pm
Just another broken promise by the VA.
Situation has absolutely nothing to do with the VA.
by jnyork
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The best place to be
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Re: The best place to be

One of my bucket list items is to lie naked on a bearskin rug in front of a roaring fireplace. I tried to fullfill this dream the other night, apparantly this is against policy at Crackerbarrel. :lol: :lol:
by jnyork
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: old gun powder
Replies: 17
Views: 861

Re: old gun powder

I recently went to reload with some older 4350 I had had for a long time, maybe 25 years or more, when I poured it into the powder measure a cloud of red dust came up out of it. Fed it to the hollyhocks. :lol: