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by octagon
Mon Oct 26, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tractor Rebuild Begins
Replies: 14
Views: 312

Re: Tractor Rebuild Begins

Neat project! I've been looking for a smaller tractor just to shred roads with, my john deere is way too big. I saw an 8n for sale and went to look at it...wheels were rusted clean through, and most every thing else. It would not start, and walking away the guy says 500 cash, I passed. My cuz traded...
by octagon
Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We All Know Who AOC is, So I Just Decided Who KFC is
Replies: 8
Views: 281

Re: We All Know Who AOC is, So I Just Decided Who KFC is

Ray, "a somewhat lecherous octogenarian" cracks me smooth up...I can only aspire to reach such a lofty designation one day :shock: it would make a fine epitaph.
by octagon
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UPDATE ON PACO'S DAUGHTER JENNIFER 10/20/20
Replies: 13
Views: 288

Re: UPDATE ON PACO'S DAUGHTER JENNIFER 10/20/20

Gotta be tough as stump to survive such, Congrats! Thank God in Heaven!
by octagon
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We All Know Who AOC is, So I Just Decided Who KFC is
Replies: 8
Views: 281

Re: We All Know Who AOC is, So I Just Decided Who KFC is

I may never eat fried chicken again :cry:
by octagon
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Salvinelli
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: Salvinelli

Slick! What is the barrel length and what are you gonna shoot with it?
by octagon
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry vs Marlin drop at comb
Replies: 5
Views: 211

Re: Henry vs Marlin drop at comb

Henry may be accommodating, call em?
by octagon
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request (Update)
Replies: 22
Views: 605

Re: Prayer request (Update)

:D :D :D
by octagon
Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sick Squirrel.....?
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: Sick Squirrel.....?

W. Texas gets periodic rabies and plague ( yeah, the Black Death), the Game Warden recommended to dispatch any animal acting wierd...coons walking around during day etc. I found one coon walking like a drunk and not running from the truck 3 feet away. He looked skinny and sick. Bang! I unfortunately...
by octagon
Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a big day
Replies: 14
Views: 300

Re: a big day

Happy Birthday, and my best wishes to you.
by octagon
Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Memories
Replies: 10
Views: 394

Re: Memories

Beautiful mare Jim, love the refined pretty shape of the head.
by octagon
Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bronze Age smelting, anyone?
Replies: 18
Views: 750

Re: Bronze Age smelting, anyone?

Bill that axe is cool, I've been studying the ice man for years.
by octagon
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a Difference Proper Lube Makes
Replies: 6
Views: 635

Re: What a Difference Proper Lube Makes

Some boneheads used that ramming technique on our local gun shop with a stolen truck.
I detest thieves, have no tolerance for em.
by octagon
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bronze Age smelting, anyone?
Replies: 18
Views: 750

Re: Bronze Age smelting, anyone?

I have a cool very old copper chisel, maybe Great Lakes or Mexican or Peruvian, not sure. It's about 6 "long and 1/2 " wide. Had a long copper needle and awl of similar vintage I gave to my daughter, a costume designer. The chisel would still cut if properly hafted, it's in fantastic condition, and ...
by octagon
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ready for Saturday !
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: Ready for Saturday !

6pt I like the light your hat. I have a few smaller ones, fairly effective. What make and model is yours?
by octagon
Sat Oct 03, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You know it's just NOT your Lucky Day when....
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Re: You know it's just NOT your Lucky Day when....

Leaving work on interstate in San Diego one day I looked up to see a tire coming directly towards my windshield, wobbling as it fell straight down :shock: I swerved instantly into the next lane without looking to see if it was empty, lucky it was. The tire would have killed me I think, I was going a...
by octagon
Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sonic booms
Replies: 13
Views: 459

Re: sonic booms

My good FIL used to create sonic booms, he flew the old F100s in Germany, back in the 50s, later flying OV 10s in Vietnam, and B52s during the cold war and the cuban crisis. Yeah, he is amazing, will see him tomorrow :D
by octagon
Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Topside & harry.
Replies: 1
Views: 127

Re: Happy Birthday Topside & harry.

Happy belated Bday guys 8)
by octagon
Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request (Update)
Replies: 22
Views: 605

Re: Prayer request

Prayers up for Y2K, Kid.
by octagon
Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I guess it's Long Haired Country Boy for me....
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: I guess it's Long Haired Country Boy for me....

Good music has Pelosi to do with politics and can stand on its own merits I think.
by octagon
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco's Daughter Was Seriously Injured Last Week
Replies: 24
Views: 910

Re: Paco's Daughter Was Seriously Injured Last Week

Prayers for Jennifer and her successful recovery. Good to hear she is tough, this type of injury can take awhile to overcome. An old friend of mine recovered from such an injury, and started doing triathelons after, a miracle.
by octagon
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turtle hatch
Replies: 17
Views: 437

Re: Turtle hatch

Pitchy you'll be glad you missed the "cuisine" at last week's annual dove party. Besides piles of doves, my crazy Cajun neighbor brought a big plastic tub of goat testicles :shock: which he seasoned Cajun style and breaded in cormeal and fried like catfish. These farmboys have been trying to get me ...
by octagon
Tue Sep 22, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turtle hatch
Replies: 17
Views: 437

Re: Turtle hatch

Pitchy when I was a little fella, I'd follow my Great Grandpa Otto around a lake that was loaded with big bulldogs and soft shelled turtles. He would probe the soft sand with his cane till he found a batch of turtle eggs. He would dust em off and put em in his hat, very excited. At home he kept the ...
by octagon
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1911 Addiction
Replies: 19
Views: 625

Re: 1911 Addiction

Nice snag 6pt! Condition looks great :D used my 1911 last week on a six foot rattlesnake right by the house, biggest ive killed in years, a real fat one. Got a 4 footer same week with a hoe, found a den, gonna have to gas em out when it gets cold.
by octagon
Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My kind of woman!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 457

Re: My kind of woman!!!

This is the kind of gal you wake in the middle of the night, whispering..."honey, I hear a noise outside" and go back to sleep. :D
by octagon
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hunting at the remote mine this week
Replies: 25
Views: 553

Re: hunting at the remote mine this week

Cool as all get out.
by octagon
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hunting
Replies: 17
Views: 686

Re: Hunting

I had been hunting Mulies in Co around Gunnison once for about 4 days and working hard at it, and decided to take an easier route one day. Found a nice big meadow to watch and sat between three trees very comfortably with a small boulder to make a perfect rest for shooting. An hour in the warm Color...
by octagon
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: $12.00 Hat.
Replies: 30
Views: 912

Re: $12.00 Hat.

GK, your the official English Ted Nugent. You would probably get along fine in his company, i expect, tooth fang and claw 8)
by octagon
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Gamekeeper
Replies: 10
Views: 268

Re: Happy Birthday Gamekeeper

Happy Birthday John, my best to you friend 8)
by octagon
Sun Aug 30, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fire wood, it`s started
Replies: 55
Views: 1054

Re: Fire wood, it`s started

I hear ya Lenn on dealing with aging issues. Getting old can be a real PITA. I'll need 2 steroid shots and a mess of pills just to make an upcoming hunt :| Do you ever use poplar for your projects? Pretty stable stuff when seasoned yes? I stuck a four foot saw in a huge madrone once :oops: Lucky I h...
by octagon
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AR-50 UPDATE
Replies: 15
Views: 494

Re: AR-50 UPDATE

Bill my brother uses 458 Socom for pigs. With the lack of doves, we'll probably hunt pigs instead, I'd rather bass fish than hunt pigs 8)
by octagon
Fri Aug 28, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AR-50 UPDATE
Replies: 15
Views: 494

Re: AR-50 UPDATE

350s at 1775, nice. Thats gonna hurt. I'd like 2 mounted in the bed of the GMC for tailgaters. Maybe with beeping red lights :D
by octagon
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hit the "Wood Lottery" (Browning Citori CXS 20 ga)
Replies: 10
Views: 479

Re: Hit the "Wood Lottery" (Browning Citori CXS 20 ga)

All shotguns are beautiful. :D
by octagon
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GHE 16
Replies: 19
Views: 860

Re: GHE 16

Haygrazer is good hay for cows, and drought resistant, we are in level 3 and approaching level 4 stage drought. Got to replant every year. My good neighbors coastal patch failed after a long run and went to doveweed, he has a good tank there I've hunted many times, about a 20acre patch. His report i...
by octagon
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GHE 16
Replies: 19
Views: 860

Re: GHE 16

Gotta love wood like that :D cool score!
by octagon
Sat Aug 22, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Step Back Chimney Cupboard
Replies: 23
Views: 458

Re: Step Back Chimney Cupboard

Thanks for the photo Pitchy, that looks like a real dandy. My shop is mostly hand tools, I'd like to get some machines sometime and make more furniture.
by octagon
Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Step Back Chimney Cupboard
Replies: 23
Views: 458

Re: Step Back Chimney Cupboard

Slick! :D I love handmade furniture. This piece has a high cool factor, bet you could sell a pile of em if you wanted. Id sure like to see a pic of that 5 H planer :P
by octagon
Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rocket Scientists
Replies: 12
Views: 436

Re: Rocket Scientists

More racist cops profiling and interfering with righteous gathering of due retributions. :|
by octagon
Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rocket Scientists
Replies: 12
Views: 436

Re: Rocket Scientists

Oops
by octagon
Mon Aug 17, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: British self defense (without guns)
Replies: 9
Views: 845

Re: British self defense (without guns)

"Simply sit on the ruffian" :lol: Appears to be a precursor to Monty Python style silliness, love it :D
by octagon
Sat Aug 15, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hand crank Gramophone
Replies: 16
Views: 795

Re: Hand crank Gramophone

Wow. If Santa ever retires, you would be a fine replacement. You have so often entertained us Levergunners here Pitchy, i sure appreciate it :D
by octagon
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GHE 16
Replies: 19
Views: 860

Re: GHE 16

Had a good sunflower patch years ago, with many volunteers, it burnt in the heat. Tried a few crops of maize (milo) that burned up. Haygrazer is the only thing I've found that will take the heat and produce with little rain, only got half the bales this year as we got last year,there will be no 2cd ...
by octagon
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GHE 16
Replies: 19
Views: 860

Re: GHE 16

Nice score :D 26" may just be the perfect barrel length for doves, especially if hunting some thicker cover. I predict success. The birds are looking pretty slim here with no rain in months. Lucky I have a number of places to choose from, at least.
by octagon
Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When my young kids played outside.....
Replies: 6
Views: 605

Re: When my young kids played outside.....

My kids (3) used to play out front with the big black dog ( a terror to strangers) . One day a white truck pulled in the drive and stopped. I went out 10 steps with glock in pocket and said "what?". He said he wanted to repave my driveway. "No" he had a funny cartoon like voice and struck me as a re...
by octagon
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You Couldn't Make This Up!!
Replies: 10
Views: 582

Re: You Couldn't Make This Up!!

Pizza, that's weird. Now, a proper taco, I mean, who doesn't like tacos? 8)
by octagon
Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a crow call
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Made a crow call

Cool 8)
by octagon
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally got my mount back.
Replies: 12
Views: 1025

Re: Finally got my mount back.

Sweet! :D :D Love it!
by octagon
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electronics Help, Please? Need to find replacement switch
Replies: 13
Views: 967

Re: Electronics Help, Please? Need to find replacement switch

With old equipment I often find it necessary to buy another whole unit and use it for parts. Some older stuff is pretty obscure. Good luck.
by octagon
Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red Dots on Handguns
Replies: 21
Views: 1444

Re: Red Dots on Handguns

My brother showed up at the farm one day with a ruger semi auto 22, with a can and a holo site. I stopped the chainsawing and we had a test with my youngest daughter shooting a new frontier in 22. The test was the standard, who can first knock down 6 Roma tomatoes from eye level balanced in mesquite...
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: 1086

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: 932

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...