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by Bill in Oregon
Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern, cool can opener added.
Replies: 105
Views: 2542

Re: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern, cool can opener added.

Too bad the durn mantle and wick are so spendy, Lenn. That did clean up nicely.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern, cool can opener added.
Replies: 105
Views: 2542

Re: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern, cool can opener added.

Love to see all your tinkering, Lenn. I am pretty sold on that German ratchet can opener. 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB 8x58r Danish dies
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: WTB 8x58r Danish dies

Shasta, I think that set is for the 8X58r Sauer. I looked pretty closely at Cartridges of the World ... Thanks.
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB 8x58r Danish dies
Replies: 4
Views: 78

WTB 8x58r Danish dies

Just thought I'd ask ...
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Jim Taylor!
Replies: 25
Views: 346

Re: Happy Birthday Jim Taylor!

Well how on earth did I miss this? Hope you had a fine day, Jim!
by Bill in Oregon
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MidwayUSA has .22 Shorts
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Re: MidwayUSA has .22 Shorts

I have eight pairs of shorts, but three have holes in them ... :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning 1895 in .30-40 Krag
Replies: 21
Views: 460

Re: Browning 1895 in .30-40 Krag

Man, we sure need like buttons on this forum. 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Levergun accuracy
Replies: 49
Views: 2355

Re: Levergun accuracy

This is an inspiring thread, boys.
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Prince Phillip.
Replies: 24
Views: 462

Re: RIP Prince Phillip.

He "did the Lord's work" in a very tough job, the nature of which was to play the second fiddle as long as he lived -- and he lived long. A good man.
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strange choice for shooting Pheasants.
Replies: 8
Views: 318

Re: Strange choice for shooting Pheasants.

"Democrat pheasants ..." :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those in Texas, Crazy Water tastes good.
Replies: 22
Views: 417

Re: For those in Texas, Crazy Water tastes good.

Haven't tried it Brian, but do come from the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon, where in the town of Ashland natural "Lithia Water" bubbles up in public fountains. One takes it for one's health, and not just for fun after the first time. This is the home of Lithia Motors, a large car dealership chain.
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are there any veterinarians on board ?
Replies: 11
Views: 304

Re: Are there any veterinarians on board ?

Darned good question, Milton. Hope someone can answer it.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLD: Low Wall in .25-20 SS
Replies: 0
Views: 106

SOLD: Low Wall in .25-20 SS

posted 27 March 2021 01:27 I have a nice LoWall relined from 22 WCF to 25-20 SS. 26 inch barrel with perfect bore, nice blue remaining with usual pin arrogant idiot areas of light rust area. Win. rear barrel semi-buckhorn with elevator and factory blade front. Drilled and tapped for scope blocks (ha...
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Test run...... IT WORKED! 45/110 in Gel
Replies: 12
Views: 368

Re: Test run...... IT WORKED! 45/110 in Gel

Agree. I wish I was out shooting a black powder cartridge rifle.
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Apr 03, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Resurection day fellers
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Happy Resurection day fellers

Going to Easter Mass with my honey, who kindly shoots this old Protestant an elbow when it is time to kneel.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I hate to ask, but it is not for me.
Replies: 33
Views: 765

Re: I hate to ask, but it is not for me.

Scott, you both have my prayers. We really are family here, especially during the tough times.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting tidbit from Mic McPherson and Bill Falin
Replies: 6
Views: 329

Re: Interesting tidbit from Mic McPherson and Bill Falin

Fascinating! Good luck with your Savage and please let us tag along on your ride!
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dickinson Plantation 20 gauge SxS Shotgun
Replies: 11
Views: 413

Re: Dickinson Plantation 20 gauge SxS Shotgun

Hey look! A monkey over there! And he kipes the double ... :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Tue Mar 30, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Herding Cats...err...bears....
Replies: 11
Views: 430

Re: Herding Cats...err...bears....

That was a big momma bear!
Doc, was that near Estes Park, Colorado?
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surprise gift from Grizz
Replies: 13
Views: 381

Re: Surprise gift from Grizz

Grizz, what a nice thing to do. That's a really handsome blade and it has my favorite wood for scales.
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A new Taffin book coming up soon - Book of the 44
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: A new Taffin book coming up soon - Book of the 44

The problem with John's books is that they make me want to buy revolvers and write bad checks ... :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The devils shoes
Replies: 11
Views: 403

Re: The devils shoes

Both pathetic and shameful, but mostly pathetic.
by Bill in Oregon
Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blast from the past....
Replies: 20
Views: 1449

Re: Blast from the past....

Great "blast from the past," Ray. The day I turned 21, I bought a Smith Model 28 Highway Patrolman. I've had other .357s over the years, a Ruger Security Six, a Smith 686 and an older Model 66 that had too much bark for my ears. I enjoyed loading for them and shooting them, but tend to want somethin...
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Mar 27, 2021 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 associates.....
Replies: 24
Views: 793

Re: .32 associates.....

Another head scratcher: Why the heck did I sell that Ruger Single Six I had in .32 H&R Mag? :cry: :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Mar 27, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric wood art
Replies: 39
Views: 526

Re: Electric wood art

Great job on that table, Lenn. What Grizz said. Looks like drainage basins seen from a jet passing overhead.
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric wood art
Replies: 39
Views: 526

Re: Electric wood art

Liking those grips, Lenn. Nobody else has a pair anything like them! 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric wood art
Replies: 39
Views: 526

Re: Electric wood art

Lenn, this is fascinating. Thanks for posting up!
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range time with the .450 Bushmaster
Replies: 12
Views: 275

Re: Range time with the .450 Bushmaster

Jason, I went with the SOCOM after a long talk about it with a grizzled old Army master sergeant who had seen it first deployed against a minaret in Afghanistan, from which this GI's unit was taking heavy fire. Under the rules of engagement at that time, fire could be returned against a mosque if it...
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Mar 24, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern, cool can opener added.
Replies: 105
Views: 2542

Re: Coleman 530 pocket stove and 252 lantern

Well I'll be! First time I ever saw that Bully Beef can opener. 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range time with the .450 Bushmaster
Replies: 12
Views: 275

Re: Range time with the .450 Bushmaster

My .458 SOCOM runs in the same pack ... 8)
I need to try handloading some of those FTX bullets.
by Bill in Oregon
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For patients who live with 'chronic pain'
Replies: 10
Views: 852

Re: For patients who live with 'chronic pain'

Doc, thanks. Copying, pasting and emailing to my internist.
by Bill in Oregon
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question for the Medical Professionals
Replies: 14
Views: 426

Re: Question for the Medical Professionals

Oh, Blaine ... Yoohoo ... :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: snooze you loose
Replies: 8
Views: 684

Re: snooze you loose

He who hesitates ... still has cash in his wallet. 8)
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just for Blaine
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: Just for Blaine

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My New Brass (even though it ain't brass)
Replies: 17
Views: 926

Re: My New Brass (even though it ain't brass)

All right Jim, give out on your source of primed .22 cases or ... or ... :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 22, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For patients who live with 'chronic pain'
Replies: 10
Views: 852

Re: For patients who live with 'chronic pain'

"Now a good physical or occupational therapist WILL show you stuff like that and not just milk your insurance for the maximum visit-count." Majority of my PT visits have been of the latter stripe. Perhaps one in three physical therapists I have used have given lasting wisdom, but when you have a goo...
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Mar 20, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Initial range report: Marlin 1894 38/40
Replies: 20
Views: 923

Re: Initial range report: Marlin 1894 38/40

Look forward to your report, Earl.
by Bill in Oregon
Sat Mar 20, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ahhh...new brass!
Replies: 10
Views: 728

Re: Ahhh...new brass!

Beautiful sight indeed, Earl. I remember getting all set to load .25-20 some years ago, and then when I went to order a Marlin Classic I realized they had been out of production for years. Dumb. :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Fri Mar 19, 2021 7:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30 Herrett or not?
Replies: 8
Views: 587

Re: 30 Herrett or not?

Ted, I blame the late Bob Milek for my fondness for the .30 Herrett. It was the first wildcat cartridge I loaded for. I put together an outfit just like Bob's: 10-inch Contender barrel, 2X Leupold pistol scope, T/C chest holster and loading the 125-grain Sierra for deer. It was a wonderfully accurat...
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Mar 18, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: El Paso Saddlery?
Replies: 9
Views: 679

Re: El Paso Saddlery?

Been years, but it was good stuff then. I have driven by the shop in El Paso. Pretty low-key.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Mar 18, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Morning after second Moderna vaccination
Replies: 56
Views: 2331

Re: Morning after second Moderna vaccination

A woman who was a second mom to me died Tuesday morning from Covid complications, and my honey's 41-year-old nephew is fighting for oxygen in a Seattle hospital with Covid. This thing is real.
by Bill in Oregon
Thu Mar 18, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Catholic conscious and the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine
Replies: 26
Views: 1223

Re: Catholic conscious and the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine

I am not Catholic but my honey is. Last Mass we attended, there was a short blurb in the bulletin mentioning the cell line issue and leaving it up to the conscience of each congregant whether to get the vaccines or not.
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Morning after second Moderna vaccination
Replies: 56
Views: 2331

Re: Morning after second Moderna vaccination

Well, I am feeling back to normal this morning. I honestly don't mind being among the test pool for RNA messenger vaccines. I hope that when we look back on this pandemic and all the pharmacological and epidemiological lessons learned, it will be mostly positive. Only time will tell.
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does Anyone Use A Tens Belt?
Replies: 14
Views: 872

Re: Does Anyone Use A Tens Belt?

Malamute, thanks for sharing your extensive experience in detail. Perhaps I have not given the TENS unit a fair trial for my lumbar pain. It occurs to me that it would make the whole shebang more comfortable if I shaved my lower back as it is not all that much fun pulling off those pads. Doc, I agre...
by Bill in Oregon
Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Twin and I back in the day......
Replies: 3
Views: 518

Re: My Twin and I back in the day......

Do you recall any of the words in your new language? :lol:
by Bill in Oregon
Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Morning after second Moderna vaccination
Replies: 56
Views: 2331

Morning after second Moderna vaccination

Well, true to form I woke up this morning with a low-grade fever and aching all over after getting a last-minute call from the state of New Mexico that a slot had opened up at the local Walmart. Nothing a tumbler of Jack and some aspirin won't cure eh? What the heck, I am retired.
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 15, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not a 9mm guy, but if I was ...
Replies: 15
Views: 748

Re: Not a 9mm guy, but if I was ...

Had a P365 for a couple of months and traded it. The ergonomics just didn't work for me.
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fresh chuckle at my expense
Replies: 15
Views: 532

Re: Fresh chuckle at my expense

Bueno, amigo.
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not a 9mm guy, but if I was ...
Replies: 15
Views: 748

Not a 9mm guy, but if I was ...

.. I would look closely at this new little Ruger for daily carry.
https://www.ruger.com/products/max-9/models.html
by Bill in Oregon
Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yo, Pitch, my man!
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: Yo, Pitch, my man!

I'll be darned. Didn't know a water ram made a sound.