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by Blaine
Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My $32.50 shotgun.
Replies: 11
Views: 120

Re: My $32.50 shotgun.

My Mother won a single shot 12ga H&R in the mid-60s and gave it to me.....It was one of those 36 Full Choke cannons.....I promptly shortened it to about 18-19 inches and never had a sight installed. It's taken dozens of squirrels. Low brass only :shock: :o I shot a magnum round in it once, and it re...
by Blaine
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Dem Veep prospects
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Re: Dem Veep prospects

They all have "baggage". 'Crats/Socialists don't care. SloJoe could run with "Corn Pop" and they wouldn't care. After all, "those people" seem to be ok with BLM/ANTIFA, and other anarchist groups. https://www.foxnews.com/politics/susan-rices-benghazi-baggage-f-bombs-would-make-her-lightning-rod-as-b...
by Blaine
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Richard Muennink
Replies: 7
Views: 239

Re: Richard Muennink

Condolences and prayers for the loss of your friend.
by Blaine
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday jkbrea.
Replies: 6
Views: 69

Re: Happy Birthday jkbrea.

Happy Birthday, Rifleman...
by Blaine
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Joe Rogan really irritates me, but
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Re: Joe Rogan really irritates me, but

Grizz wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:35 pm
I never heard of him, and it sounds like I'm blessed for it.

and besides, how popular can he possibly be if I've never heard the name, huh?
I had to look him up.... I heard that some liberal SJW was up set that his site got more action that hers...
by Blaine
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spinal cord stimulator anyone?
Replies: 16
Views: 287

Re: Spinal cord stimulator anyone?

Prayers.
:(
by Blaine
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 94ae 444 marlin barrel upgrade
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: 94ae 444 marlin barrel upgrade

Thanks guys. I will order the 410 tube and hope for the best. I can always cut down if need to for some reason. The original barrel was abused and needs replacing and why not go a bit longer. I am having strange dreams of pushing those 265 ftx to 2500. I think the Hornady factory Ammo pushes them t...
by Blaine
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your Canine Buddy
Replies: 47
Views: 628

Re: Let's See Your Canine Buddy

This is Thor....He passed too young...8 years old... About a year before I got Odie the standard poodle.
He was quite the buddy, too....Very protective of his friends. He absolutely loved going out on the drift boat.
by Blaine
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: These are for pretty ...
Replies: 20
Views: 362

Re: These are for pretty ...

Always admired the Silvertips and wish they were still in production. Jim, that is one serious crimp. Using the Lee die? Yessir. It is the only die to use as far as I am concerned. :D That's the way I like to do them....I can't prove it, but I think the powder burns more completely with a good, har...
by Blaine
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Patriotism is NOT Obedience to Government..."
Replies: 7
Views: 259

Re: "Patriotism is NOT Obedience to Government..."

The USA has a wonderful Constitution...too bad we're not using it much these days... :evil:
by Blaine
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Message From Boge Quinn
Replies: 9
Views: 335

Re: Message From Boge Quinn

For those that don't know, Boge is an excellent musician on his stringed instruments...God Bless Jeff, and Boge....Fine Americans we could all do well to emulate.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWXG4fox4q8
by Blaine
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: DR.Faucci :America wearing masks will save lives
Replies: 4
Views: 118

Re: DR.Faucci :America wearing masks will save lives

Maybe....I don't care for the tradeoff, though. Shutting down the economy, and keeping people at home is wreaking havoc.

Not to be a smart-azz, but they say most traffic deaths are within 10 miles of home. Easy fix: Outlaw driving within 10 miles of home. :lol:
by Blaine
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your Canine Buddy
Replies: 47
Views: 628

Re: Let's See Your Canine Buddy

GunnyMack wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:34 pm
Yes, Claro. Complete rupture of ACL. She had a plate installed in her knee, developed an infection and had to have the plate removed.
:(
by Blaine
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a dose of "good stuff"?
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Re: Need a dose of "good stuff"?

Yep.... 8)
by Blaine
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your Canine Buddy
Replies: 47
Views: 628

Re: Let's See Your Canine Buddy

20190311_153414.jpg Claro with her favorite thing in the world- a pheasant! 20181116_123150.jpg Dixie, she is over the rainbow bridge now. 5A4461BC-DCCB-4622-AEF5-7A4853D2E786.JPG Winnie after a successful chipmunk hunt 20190316_184637.jpg Her Hignesss, Parker Didn't one of them just go thru a bad ...
by Blaine
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's See Your Canine Buddy
Replies: 47
Views: 628

Let's See Your Canine Buddy

Odie is a super watch dog. He catches every little sound. It's unnerving, at night, when he stares into the brush and growls.... He can be one mean EssoBee if he's being protective....
by Blaine
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JEFF QUINN
Replies: 26
Views: 618

Re: JEFF QUINN

That's sad news, indeed.
by Blaine
Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found.....
Replies: 16
Views: 1039

Re: Found.....

I'll tell you what really sucked for me.
I got a used SPARC AR Red Dot,. Maybe from someone here.
After a few uses, the two rubber capped controls on the back went tits up. Almost impossible to shut off, and zero brightness control. What a disappointment. :evil:
by Blaine
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Portland Saturday @ 6am
Replies: 20
Views: 463

Re: Portland Saturday @ 6am

The same, or worse, in Seattle. :evil:
by Blaine
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: COVID: "I thought it was a nasal swab..."
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: COVID: "I thought it was a nasal swab..."

Old No7 wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:23 am
You gotta laugh or go insane... :wink:

Old No7


Nasal Swab.jpg

Only in San Francisco.
by Blaine
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday LeverLuvr.
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Happy Birthday LeverLuvr.

Happy Birthday, Rifleman. 8)
by Blaine
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found.....
Replies: 16
Views: 1039

Re: Found.....

Ray wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:50 pm
B.T.T......

So can anyone recommend a red dot that will stand up to the rigors of a .358 win. pistol ?
I had an old Burris Speed Dot that took everything a BFR in 45-70 could dish out...also, it spend a few hundred rounds on my 629PP with 300gr loads....
by Blaine
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So Much For, "Buy a 9mm Cause You Can Always Find Ammo For It"
Replies: 29
Views: 574

Re: So Much For, "Buy a 9mm Cause You Can Always Find Ammo For It"

After the gun/ammo void in 2008, If you didn't see this coming last year...well, Prior Planning Prevents Pi.ss Poor Performance.
by Blaine
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ever hear of the Eötvös effect?
Replies: 14
Views: 377

Re: Ever hear of the Eötvös effect?

Well, the analog targeting system on WWII Battleships had an entry for the curve of the earth. :o
by Blaine
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Found a match for my .44 Magnum Vaquero
Replies: 17
Views: 503

Re: Found a match for my .44 Magnum Vaquero

Those are real, real purdy.... 8)
by Blaine
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 1895CB 45-70 26" barrel
Replies: 14
Views: 373

Re: Marlin 1895CB 45-70 26" barrel

I've kept two early 70s Marlins...an 1894 44mag, and a nice .444
I moved several other Marlins down the road, and replaced them with Winchesters....
by Blaine
Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday TraderVic.
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: Happy Birthday TraderVic.

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by Blaine
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Corona Panic Continues
Replies: 8
Views: 486

Re: Corona Panic Continues

I had a SARS about 6 years ago that about took me out. My lungs never really recovered. Symbicort and a Bronchodilator inhaler are my constant companions. I really wish the PTB would stop BSing and put out the truth about this particular covid virus. Those masks will probably stop snot and spit chun...
by Blaine
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bulk 308 64 cents a round at PSA
Replies: 14
Views: 343

Re: Bulk 308 64 cents a round at PSA

I had three cases of 150gr FMJ, but lost it all when the canoe overturned. :cry: :cry:
I'll have to get by on a dozen or so boxes of soft point hunting rounds.
by Blaine
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: They confiscated his rifle...
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: They confiscated his rifle...

As of today, even the RINO Governor is going to make sure they are off the hook, and the state AG concurs...Now, when are they going to fire Kim Gardener?
by Blaine
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bulk 308 64 cents a round at PSA
Replies: 14
Views: 343

Re: Bulk 308 64 cents a round at PSA

Out of stock already..... :shock:
by Blaine
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday yooper2.
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: Happy Birthday yooper2.

Happy Birthday, Levergunner 8)
by Blaine
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: anyone use reduced 357 loads?
Replies: 18
Views: 441

Re: anyone use reduced 357 loads?

I used to start with 9gr of Blue Dot with a 160 hard cast. Not exactly 'cat sneeze" but certainly not harsh to shoot. IIRC, it was between 1000 - 1200 fps. Alliant sez don't use Blue Dot with 125gr .357 loads---so be it, but I wonder why :? Blue Dot is right next to the 2400 in the burn rate chart, ...
by Blaine
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think CV-19 is going to boil down to 'nutrition'...
Replies: 15
Views: 504

Re: I think CV-19 is going to boil down to 'nutrition'...

Then last night I see this story which goes completely against the advice that the so-called experts have been giving which is to avoid steroid use with COVID-19. I have used inhaled steroids for several patients with hesitation, but found it they did seem to work. But knowing that the experts said...
by Blaine
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY earlmck.
Replies: 7
Views: 104

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY earlmck.

Happy Birthday, Rifleman... 8)
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by Blaine
Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Alan in Vermont & bbling1985.
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: Happy Birthday Alan in Vermont & bbling1985.

Happy Birthday, Riflemen... 8)
by Blaine
Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Don’t stand in the ROAD....
Replies: 6
Views: 239

Re: Don’t stand in the ROAD....

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Blaine
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shingles Vaccine
Replies: 31
Views: 715

Re: Shingles Vaccine

I'm ready, and willing to take the Covid vaccine. I had a SAR about five years ago that I got on an airline, gave to my Mom (probably)...eventually led to her demise, and wrecked my lungs to this day. Medicine don't scare me none.
by Blaine
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Very Disappointed In Westin Nerf Bars
Replies: 23
Views: 503

Re: Very Disappointed In Westin Nerf Bars

"Naturally" been looking at things....A HiLift 48", used in winch mode, would have moved me more than enough to get traction. Probably a done deal.... :idea:
by Blaine
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Man With Guts, and a BAR
Replies: 7
Views: 317

Re: A Man With Guts, and a BAR

How was it that he was alone for two hours? No comrades , artillary or air support? A feel good story but sounds fishy to me. It's a matter of recorded military history. :idea: I doubt that the archives of Arlington National Cemetary would make this stuff up. http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/awkapp...
by Blaine
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I think CV-19 is going to boil down to 'nutrition'...
Replies: 15
Views: 504

Re: I think CV-19 is going to boil down to 'nutrition'...

In my opinion, I believe you're correct.
What, exactly, is the roll of zinc?
by Blaine
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Very Disappointed In Westin Nerf Bars
Replies: 23
Views: 503

Re: Very Disappointed In Westin Nerf Bars

Out where I grew up, we had a lot of sand. Almost everyone carried both a long handle and a short handle shovel with them in their pickup. Since it only takes a short moment to get stuck, it is not a bad idea to have a few tools when not on paved roads. Hi-Lift jack and a couple of jack stands and ...
by Blaine
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Okanogan Shooting Sticks
Replies: 17
Views: 487

Re: WTB: Okanogan Shooting Sticks

marlinman93 wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:38 pm
Yes, they're not drawings. I measured them up, and can send you all the measurements, plus closeup pictures if you want them?
Thanks...I'm PM my email addy...Appreciate it 8)
by Blaine
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday kragluver.
Replies: 4
Views: 77

Re: Happy Birthday kragluver.

Have a great day, Sir 8)
by Blaine
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Man With Guts, and a BAR
Replies: 7
Views: 317

A Man With Guts, and a BAR

The proper use of a BAR --------------------------------------------- Pfc. Alton Knappenberger aka Knappie crawled to an exposed knoll and went into position with his BAR in order to lay down some hate. He single handedly took out 2 MG positions from 100 yards out and killed scores of enemy soldiers...
by Blaine
Wed Jul 15, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: found a good boat
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Re: found a good boat

An old favorite... :lol: :lol:
by Blaine
Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Khrushchev's Message 61 Years Ago:
Replies: 10
Views: 272

Re: Khrushchev's Message 61 Years Ago:

But i`ve read the Bible and we win in the end. :wink: Screw em Gods in control, most of us here have lived the best of times when their done there won`t be nothing left we want to live for anyway. I have many good friends that believe that there is no use to worry and fight the cult of satan here o...
by Blaine
Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Very Disappointed In Westin Nerf Bars
Replies: 23
Views: 503

Re: Very Disappointed In Westin Nerf Bars

rock-steady wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:07 pm
I'm with the gamekeeper on this one.

Why put a metal bar on your vehicle that would seal your exit door in the event of an accident? :?
You forgot about the window....Very handy in this case. :lol: