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by octagon
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things I miss: Really good Hardware Stores, and AXEs
Replies: 17
Views: 228

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

I have a fair collection of old axes, collins,plumbs, stiletto, norlund, and some big double bit Swedish felling axes, brush hooks, fire axes, throwing axes, camp sized and a number of smaller hatchets. Always have bought the heads and hafted em myself, thats half the fun. Still need a good broad ax...
by octagon
Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spinal cord stimulator anyone?
Replies: 16
Views: 282

Re: Spinal cord stimulator anyone?

A good pal with degenerative disc disease since adolescence, was taking massive amts of narcotics and was becoming suicidal due to chronic pain. The implants worked well for a few years and then he started back with increasing amts of narcs once again. He carries a transistor radio sized chingaso to...
by octagon
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Needs prayers AND a miracle
Replies: 9
Views: 287

Re: Needs prayers AND a miracle

Joe, What year was the pathfinder built?
by octagon
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JEFF QUINN
Replies: 26
Views: 595

Re: JEFF QUINN

RIP Jeff
by octagon
Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vaya con DIOS pedro.....
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: Vaya con DIOS pedro.....

I saw Green play a street concert in San Diego in the early 90s, great show! RIP
by octagon
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: A pivotal debate, if not a 'raw' one...
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: A pivotal debate, if not a 'raw' one...

OS here's a factor for your consideration, remember G. Ferrarro, or S. Palin?..
A Woman VP running mate has been historically a one way ticket to also ran status. Biden's campaign has no room for additional boobs.
by octagon
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington 870
Replies: 25
Views: 529

Re: Remington 870

Nicely done 6pt. Thanks for the stripper pics :shock: The strip eze burns as well, a 1/64 th size spot feels like someone hit you with a soldering iron. Grew up with 870s in part, killed my first goose with one. Love em. I've noticed lots of folks avoid scrapers, and may not know how to create and t...
by octagon
Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Remington 870
Replies: 25
Views: 529

Re: Remington 870

Good score! Went to see a fellow some 3 years back with guns for sale, one was an 870 in 16g, which I was excited about till a saw a barrel so short as to be useless for birds, and with the dreaded polychoke, a deal killer for me. Had a medium condition model 19 Smith as well, wanting mint price for...
by octagon
Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restoration/Repair/Renewal in Progress -UPDATE 07/24
Replies: 25
Views: 787

Re: Restoration/Repair/Renewal in Progress -UPDATE 07/23

Jim I'd say that gun is lucky to have found you.
by octagon
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY earlmck.
Replies: 7
Views: 102

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY earlmck.

Happy Birthday Earlmck !
by octagon
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Very Disappointed In Westin Nerf Bars
Replies: 23
Views: 501

Re: Very Disappointed In Westin Nerf Bars

Have several hi lift Jack's, they work in a pinch but can be finicky. Much prefer a winch any day, they cost more but much less work. One of my Jack's is foreign made, What a honking pile of pelosi.
by octagon
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Store Clerk
Replies: 17
Views: 593

Gun Store Clerk

I haven't lived in a town for decades and must periodically run to town for grub, books etc. On one of these trips, taking the back roads to avoid tailgaters, I see a new gun shop and it's a sure enough big one, like a small warehouse, and I feel a visit coming on some time to support the new busine...
by octagon
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well I'll be darned
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Re: Well I'll be darned

Was fishing in the Gulf of Mexico in about 1977, when some bad weather started brewing, we were about 30 miles out and started back in. It was raining hard when we got to the jetties and docked the boat. Ten minutes later we looked out the way we had come and saw two water spouts at once a few miles...
by octagon
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Im in love.
Replies: 24
Views: 610

Re: Im in love.

Pitchy that stretch south of Flag through Oak Creek Canyon/ Red rocks and to Phoenix was one of my favorite stretches, visited Montezuma Castle. Was robbed in Sedona, and was able to track this thief down recovering all that was stolen...like Bill, need to check the statute of limitations on this ta...
by octagon
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Im in love.
Replies: 24
Views: 610

Re: Im in love.

Love those inlines :D Bill I've never known anyone else make a 1000/day /motorcycle claim, I did it twice in the 80's, from .ca. to Washington state once, this was almost sunup to sunup, and stopping for a good lunch. Seemed sometimes, I got into a zone and just did not want to stop. Made 2 long tri...
by octagon
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 112
Views: 2215

Re: Question / POLL

Asked my 18 yo son the other day what is your favorite gun in the house? 1911 45ACP :D
by octagon
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could sure use some prayers tonight
Replies: 16
Views: 349

Re: Could sure use some prayers tonight

Friends our prayers have been answered!! Daughters test for CV 19 has come back negative, fever has gone so far and this fantastic young lady is feeling pretty Good! She needs 1 more year to get her RN, works currently as an Aid with covid patients, and is a heck of a shooter. I thank you 12 Men for...
by octagon
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could sure use some prayers tonight
Replies: 16
Views: 349

Re: Could sure use some prayers tonight

Thank you for your efforts, she was discharged from ER last night, will be keeping a keen eye on her, prayers help, I believe in it.
by octagon
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could sure use some prayers tonight
Replies: 16
Views: 349

Could sure use some prayers tonight

Boys, my youngest Daughter, 22, is in the ER today with a high fever, shortness of breath, and "Feels like an elephant is on her chest." Her O2 sats are good so far, tests are pending...would greatly appreciate any prayers you fellows might send to San Antonio tonight. Thanks to all.
by octagon
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 112
Views: 2215

Re: Question / POLL

57. Dedicated leverhunter since 12 and lifetime Dove hunter. Also dedicated to occasional excessive bourbon intake and howling in the cactus patch.
by octagon
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need prayer for my Dad!
Replies: 26
Views: 521

Re: Need prayer for my Dad!

Piller, more prayers up tonight for your Dad.
by octagon
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need prayer for my Dad!
Replies: 26
Views: 521

Re: Need prayer for my Dad!

Up
by octagon
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: current commieflu info
Replies: 19
Views: 551

Re: current commieflu info

A friend for 40 years has emphysema and got over pneumonia just before the virus hit. He has not left his house for months, a neighbor brings his groceries. A couple we've known for years invited him for crawfish ettoufe and loving Cajun food and bored to death he went. 4 days later they called to i...
by octagon
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Problem Solved
Replies: 11
Views: 507

Re: Problem Solved

Sounds good, till the supply drones fly.....
by octagon
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some levergun hunting
Replies: 12
Views: 575

Re: Some levergun hunting

The liver flukes are in every Texas deer liver I have checked for many years, whitetail and axis deer :| used to eat deer liver as a kid and loved it with a pile of onions :| :| . Cut the liver in half, looks like large flattened soda straws :| :| :|
by octagon
Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mini prayer request...
Replies: 19
Views: 521

Re: Mini prayer request...

Up
by octagon
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dame Vera Lynn.
Replies: 13
Views: 489

Re: Dame Vera Lynn.

Dang GK that lady can belt one out! Lovely girl, thanks for posting.
by octagon
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some levergun hunting
Replies: 12
Views: 575

Re: Some levergun hunting

:D :D :D
by octagon
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Problem Solved
Replies: 11
Views: 507

Re: Problem Solved

Kid, I also think the dims are praying for Trump to send troops into Seattle. I can't imagine that scenario offers any outcome for the Prez to come out looking good for the election. There is something about that whole scene that is reminiscent of Fort Sumter, I hope Trump does not ramp this scene u...
by octagon
Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday US Army
Replies: 4
Views: 156

Re: Happy Birthday US Army

GK, you are a solid class act friend 8)
by octagon
Sun Jun 14, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday US Army
Replies: 4
Views: 156

Re: Happy Birthday US Army

Happy Birthday indeed! Lots of Army Vets in my family, Air Force Vets too.
by octagon
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Blackhawk Clips
Replies: 14
Views: 628

Re: Ruger Blackhawk Clips

Good news! My Blackhawk came with extra clips...i could sell em to ya, but they are not cheap 8) :wink:
by octagon
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I finished reading THE LAST SHERIFF IN TEXAS last night.
Replies: 5
Views: 611

Re: I finished reading THE LAST SHERIFF IN TEXAS last night.

Roughcreek, I started reading Ben Green books as a kid, love em! There is also a volume of "Some More Horse Tradin" that is equally entertaining, gave copies of his stuff to an old Mexican rancher pal of mine to help him with his English skills, he has helped me with a little Spanish. He has been a ...
by octagon
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: BLM Garden....
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: BLM Garden....

A small garden of that size will certainly feed all the "smart" people in that group for years to come :roll:
by octagon
Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I doubt anyone on here has to worry about guns and ammo
Replies: 7
Views: 609

Re: I doubt anyone on here has to worry about guns and ammo

My experience with "gangsters" taught me that they thrive on fear, which they misinterpret as respect. I think they are the scared ones and gather in numbers so as not to be scared. When confronted by a man who shows no fear, they tend to wilt like dandelions. I've had run ins with urban punks like ...
by octagon
Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I finished reading THE LAST SHERIFF IN TEXAS last night.
Replies: 5
Views: 611

Re: I finished reading THE LAST SHERIFF IN TEXAS last night.

Looks like a good one. I get a lot of books at 1/2 Price Books in the Texas section, and occasionally get some gun stuff in the Sports section, like "Flight of the Bullet" by Mann/Pope, but the good gun stuff there is pretty sporadic.
by octagon
Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turn of events !
Replies: 76
Views: 2540

Re: Turn of events !

Thanks 6pt, I'll do that.
by octagon
Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NASCAR; the season that wasn't
Replies: 15
Views: 859

Re: NASCAR; the season that wasn't

The fact that C19 is not the all time greatest killer does not mean it is not killing folks now. I'd not seen the leftist comparisons to Vietnam deaths, I noticed the 58000 number and recognised it. Media has sensationalized this like they do everything else, nothing surprising or new there. There w...
by octagon
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big day today
Replies: 27
Views: 1149

Re: Big day today

Gotta love a Chevy 350...what color on the body? Black?
The lines on that body are sweet!
by octagon
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turn of events !
Replies: 76
Views: 2540

Re: Turn of events !

Beautiful looking place to shoot! I have A single shade tree over my shooting bench..
Haven't been to Virginia in 20 years. With my last kid off to college soon, I may be free to travel more.
by octagon
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Old No7 & piller.
Replies: 9
Views: 512

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Old No7 & piller.

Happy Birthday guys
by octagon
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Disarmed!! Elmer Fudd loses his shotgun... (updated)
Replies: 10
Views: 815

Re: Disarmed!! Elmer Fudd loses his shotgun...

"Progress" might mean Elmer traded his s/s in for a Striker shotgun :shock:
by octagon
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NASCAR; the season that wasn't
Replies: 15
Views: 859

Re: NASCAR; the season that wasn't

The covid virus hit home for me when I realized it had killed more US citizens in a few weeks than the Vietnam War (58,220). It has now killed nearly twice that number in US. Tell me how this is considered "BS "
by octagon
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Lees Statue
Replies: 11
Views: 756

Re: Lees Statue

These weak little itches are beneath contempt. They are the type that whines if the wind changes direction :cry: . A group of little old church ladies have more testicles than 1000 of their finest examples. I'd like to see em all in a forced march to Ca. Whew, I'm done.
by octagon
Sat Jun 06, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lonesome Dove.
Replies: 13
Views: 975

Re: Lonesome Dove.

I'm in the middle of reading "Comanche Moon" by the the same author. Like "Lonesome Dove" it is top shelf entertainment, with many of the same characters. Best fiction I've read in quite some time.
by octagon
Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looters
Replies: 19
Views: 987

Re: Looters

Outstanding! Looked like a neck-shot deer :lol:
by octagon
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Got A Harley Trike....
Replies: 25
Views: 1133

Re: I Got A Harley Trike....

Roadsmith offers a conversion kit for trikes with independent rear suspension, longer wheelbase, and additional storage and a reverse gear. I'm sure this kit is very inexpensive :wink: :wink: one of my American Legion pals is looking at trikes.
by octagon
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I need ( of course ) new Squirrel buster.
Replies: 23
Views: 835

Re: I need ( of course ) new Squirrel buster.

GK perhaps an "alternative" method of procurement is required here: Your pals here at Leverguns procure a Henry in 410, cleverly disguise it as an English "gardening" tool, and ship it directly to your girlfriend to avoid getting you in trouble, and voila... :?
by octagon
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Got A Harley Trike....
Replies: 25
Views: 1133

Re: I Got A Harley Trike....

Wow! :shock: :shock: Nice. A custom tuba trailer would fit right in 8)
by octagon
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Expensive Brass
Replies: 15
Views: 661

Re: Expensive Brass

Thanks Beaker and Blaine for your kind comments. I thought a "Tuba" post might be appropriate place to mention a Sousa award. My boy qualified for regional concert and symphonic bands six different years on four different instruments: alto, tenor, and bari saxophones and bass guitar. An honor studen...