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by OldWin
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Mindless? Thought someone called my name. :D Didn't do much today, but had a fairly busy weekend. Did some work around the house (which I hate). Caulked the shower, tarred and sealed around the chimney. Fun. Put a new seat on the old JD 240. Did ride 200 miles Friday on the old Harley. Waiting for t...
by OldWin
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Benghazi & Stinger Missiles connection ?????
Replies: 8
Views: 155

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

Grizz wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:45 am
OldWin wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:00 am
Nothing will happen to any of them.
something WILL happen to them :arrow:
But not this side of the grave.
by OldWin
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:00 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Benghazi & Stinger Missiles connection ?????
Replies: 8
Views: 155

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

Nothing will happen to any of them.
by OldWin
Sat Aug 08, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

You got the better of that trade Griff! Especially if you still had it. That Harley would be safe money too! And quite honestly, the old Jap bikes are getting more collectible too. I wish I had my old 73 Yamaha DT-250 back. And especially my 74 Yamaha TY-250 Trials bike! That's cool GK! Those guys w...
by OldWin
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

I see it! I have a weathervane on my garage of a man and woman on a chopper (thanks Pitchy!). Yeah. The early days of scrambles were special. No 210lb bikes with 12 inches of suspension. Just stripped down road bikes and factory conversions. Lots of parallel twins in the dirt back then! Those guys w...
by OldWin
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Mornin GK! Bein in Maine, I bet if I climb a tree, I can see your house. :D Bummer on the Chevy. I wouldn't trade a Series 1 for anything they make. :D There is a club for them here in Maine. They do trail rides and stuff. The Rover's........not the Chevy's. :D I like the old British bikes too. Had ...
by OldWin
Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Thanks Jack and Gunny. Yes, it's a pre 64 SG. He's a fancy boy. I guess since buying your 95, only the best will do. :D Yeah, they are wider than standard swivel studs. The kid said they won't fit. Bein a poor feller, I only ever had a standard grade with the fixed sling loops. I will do some diggin...
by OldWin
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Wow dude! That's some water! Hope you guys are ok down there. Hey! While I got you here, I have a question. My son has a Winchester model 70 Supergrade. He is looking for some QD swivels to go in the factory sling mounts. You happen to know where he could find a couple would you bud.? Man! I've had ...
by OldWin
Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday oldgerboy & Pitchy.
Replies: 10
Views: 117

Re: Happy Birthday oldgerboy & Pitchy.

Happy Birthday! Sounds like a great day.
by OldWin
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Hey Gamekeeper! Congratulations! You'll be "patching in" in no time. I had actually heard that about the first Series 1's being built on surplus MB frames. They may not of been fast, but neither were the Jeeps of that era. My 59 only wanted about 45 on the road, also. So, after my hour and a half na...
by OldWin
Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Man! That's a tough choice! An M38A1 or a Series 1 Rover! I'll take both! GK and Gunny can keep the 105 Howitzer and 106 recoiless. They just get caught in the overhead limbs. Stupid fact #3261 I once read that the Series 1 was the first automobile seen by 1/3 of the earth's population. I always fou...
by OldWin
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Haha you nailed it bro. We're pretty much two of a kind anyway. You are right. I have what I want. It probably isn't much by many people's standards, but it's more than I ever thought I'd have. I'm good. And it's true. Self realization is the secret of life. For some people, the hardest person to be...
by OldWin
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

What are you doing? Gamekeeper has been keeping your seat warm while you are playing on your stupid motorcycle. I'm jealous cause I can't have a bike.........so........because I can't have a bike, can I have yours? Pal......ole pal..buddy.....friend.... Enjoy the ride bro. We all only get so many r...
by OldWin
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Holy freakin' smokes! New tractors, mowers and teeth! Guys from across the ocean, Gunny runnin' on a genny. Piller getrin' medical devices tore out! Go ride your Harley and look what happens. Well, I gotta pull one more shift. Gonna get home in the morning, take a power nap,............ Yup. Crankin...
by OldWin
Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Ok....storm.
Well, it was cloudy this afternoon. Then tonight, it got dark. Then we had a downpour for a few minutes.

Man! I hope that's as bad as it gets!
by OldWin
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Welcome back Griff old buddy! Sounds like a humdinger of a trip! Glad you are home in one piece!


And then there's OS.........
Somehow I knew what I'd find when I clicked that link.
But I did click it. :D
by OldWin
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Hope the pup feels better soon Gunny.
When we got back from Alaska, Zoey had an ear infection. Few days of antibiotics and she was good as new.
by OldWin
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Hey! GK showed up just long enough to win a page! :D Yeah, I'd like to get out there someday to try some of that slickrock wheeling. We got slick ricks here.. ...but it ain't the same thing. :D When I was younger I used to go Off Roading in series one Land Rovers and a little Suzuki 4x4 but being i...
by OldWin
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things I miss: Really good Hardware Stores, and AXEs
Replies: 17
Views: 481

Re: Things I miss: Really good Hardware Stores, and AXEs

Council here in the US still make a good axe, as does Snow & Nealy too. I like a small axe with me when I'm working the hydraulic splitter, to separate pieces when narly fibers won't let go. True. Both are sold here in a local logging store. FYI, there is about a 10 year stretch in which Snow & Nea...
by OldWin
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Hey! GK showed up just long enough to win a page! :D

Yeah, I'd like to get out there someday to try some of that slickrock wheeling. We got slick ricks here.. ...but it ain't the same thing. :D
by OldWin
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things I miss: Really good Hardware Stores, and AXEs
Replies: 17
Views: 481

Re: Things I miss: Really good Hardware Stores, and AXEs

Council here in the US still make a good axe, as does Snow & Nealy too. I like a small axe with me when I'm working the hydraulic splitter, to separate pieces when narly fibers won't let go. True. Both are sold here in a local logging store. FYI, there is about a 10 year stretch in which Snow & Nea...
by OldWin
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The chirping bird. ( cows added )
Replies: 27
Views: 635

Re: The chirping bird. ( cows added )

Haha neat. Never saw the "mooing" cans. I've only ever seen the deer bleat cans for hunting.
by OldWin
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Old Savage wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:50 am
We have chaparral here that will get you plenty of brush marks.
Yeah, I'm sure there are brushed in trails. Just my impression, as every time I see pictures or video of western wheeling, it's always in the open. Like Moab or places like that.
by OldWin
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

gamekeeper wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:02 am
Hey OldWin a quick paint job and you'd fit right in with the Sedona crowd... :wink:

https://youtu.be/u97uIRGxZJY
Haha yeah.
It would be so strange to wheel and not get any bushmarks. That ship, unfortunately, has sailed for my old Rubicon. :D
by OldWin
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The chirping bird. ( cows added )
Replies: 27
Views: 635

Re: The chirping bird.

That's clever Pitchy. As always, excellent work.
by OldWin
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Beautiful pictures OS! I have no doubt I'd love it out there. Like to spend some time Jeeping that country.
Don't see me relocating at this stage though. The woods has been my home for too long.

Quebec gets it's share for sure Gunny!

Hey GK! Nice to see you drop in!
by OldWin
Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Yup. It goes like this........ About Memorial day, the black flies start. Clouds of em. They are bad but don't get you through your clothes for the most part. Then the mosquito's start. They are worse, cause they can get you through your clothes where they pull tight. Then about August, the deer fli...
by OldWin
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Yeah. I really want to check it out someday.
It's definitely on my list. I've already traveled more than I ever thought I would.
Mostly due to my kids haha!
by OldWin
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

I hear that OS! I hate heat and bugs. But it is subjective and has a different threshold for everyone.
Bugs I can take but they haven't been bad this year. Heat I cannot! Luckily, while we do get some, it's nothing like farther south.
by OldWin
Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Old Savage wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:13 pm
The Maine coast is totally beautiful in an opposite way than the desert..
Haha yeah that is no doubt true, my friend!
Still have to get out there and see it though. But it's a little longer drive! :D
by OldWin
Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Glad you and Griff had a good visit! We hopped in the Jeep today and took a ride down to Boothbay, our favorite place to go in the summer. Had a mess of shrimp, clams and beer on the pier at our usual spot. Then rode around exploring on the little roads that run to all the points and coves. Great day!
by OldWin
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your Canine Buddy
Replies: 47
Views: 1201

Re: Let's See Your Canine Buddy

Zoey. Jeep dog extraordinaire.
And Maggie. Royal PIA. :D
by OldWin
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Whoo! Just sat in my chair out in the garage and cracked a cold beer. Got home from work this morning, took a two hour power nap, cranked up the Harley and rode 170 miles. I got home and wolfed down some chili, then took another short bike ride. When I got home I cranked up the old John Deere and mo...
by OldWin
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Old Savage wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:50 pm
The oppressors have not won yet, nor will they.
Haha saw that huh?
Well, I hope you are right old buddy, but I see a lot I don't like. Not only that the oppressors try it, but people so willfully go along.
by OldWin
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Spilled a beer! My day would have been ruined! :D Be careful in that heat buddy! That isn't no joke. I got heat stroke when I was young and have never been the same. Cool! Glad ole Griff is going to make it. Take pics! I'm with Jack. I always do my maintenance. I've seen way more issues when others ...
by OldWin
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Glad it's ok buddy.
Like I said, she would have got a buzzer and "check guages" light if the was a pressure issue.
by OldWin
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More Range Time with the Marlin Project Rifle
Replies: 10
Views: 361

Re: More Range Time with the Marlin Project Rifle

Nice! I have an old first year 336 that I made into a trapper many years ago. I did many of your same tricks smoothing it up. It runs super smooth and is a great shooter just like yours. For the last few years I have been using 34gr. of W748 behind a 170gr. Hornady. Shot a nice 216lb. 8pt with it la...
by OldWin
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

I figured it must be either the first oil change or someone else did it last time. Like me, you would have been a lot more careful than to let that happen. Especially on your daughter's Jeep. I was at work last night and couldn't remember exactly how it looked inside the housing. As I said, I've had...
by OldWin
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

My jeep was an 08 and used a regular metal encased filter. These smaller engines are using element filters instead , why I don't know but I bet it's to save recyclable materials. I'd say the spring and other part are to keep the element centered in the housing I think they use the remote cartridge ...
by OldWin
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Oh, Sometimes there is a plastic nipple with a small o-ring in the cap that the filter installs on. It snaps into place and the filter is lowered into the housing when the cap is in. I have CRS, and have had more than one vehicle with remote filters so I'm not sure what configuration is on the 3.6. ...
by OldWin
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Well...hot one today.......see Griff is in Oregon catching up with old buddies in Portland. (Stay away from any federal buildings) Mixing cement in this heat? You da man! I changed the oil in my daughters Jeep ......they got this funny filter...sits in a housing.......took it off and I find two loo...
by OldWin
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

I thought maybe it was because of the demand for cape buffalo coats. :D
by OldWin
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Yup, it's nice here. But it's changed a LOT in the last 20 or 30 years.....and not for the better.
If you go up to "The County" it's still like 30 years ago, but it's still slowly creeping north.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting Article on Fox Business This Morning
Replies: 12
Views: 520

Re: Interesting Article on Fox Business This Morning

That's all well and good but what I hate is they all want to come someplace like I live.
Then inevitably turn it into what they left.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JEFF QUINN
Replies: 26
Views: 1002

Re: JEFF QUINN

So sad. I'm sure he is in great company this evening.
Godspeed good sir.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

It's hard to explain, but I guess the closest I can get is I want to "feel" that part of the country. I've been through some of the most beautiful country on the planet but it's kinda like where I'm from..... just on steroids (my son's analogy). The desert is completely different. Saw a little arid ...
by OldWin
Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Congrats on the pg 103 win Jay! 2 days travel, and I'm in Beatty, NV. About 24 miles north of area 51... and what do I see on pg 102, and couple of the locals! Anyway, was going to attend a match in NM... it rain, they cancelled, so, ok... I'll stay over for another day and attend one on Sunday. No...
by OldWin
Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally Talked Myself Into It
Replies: 17
Views: 753

Re: Finally Talked Myself Into It

I feel your pain. My old eyes aren't doing so good anymore. Seems like they are different every day.
What makes it worse is they used to be excellent. I still don't have glasses, but need them.
by OldWin
Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Good job buddy.
That's why I don't like a lot of "competitions". The rules are many times stupid or tailored for some person or group.
That, and I'm just not that competitive by nature I guess. :D
by OldWin
Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 5329
Views: 102384

Re: The Gun Room

Congratulations Gunny! Best of luck!

Yeah. Still got some odds and ends. The seat is one. Still gave to re-bush the steering column too.
Thanks guys.