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by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 08, 2022 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We have Covid again
Replies: 17
Views: 272

Re: We have Covid again

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Sun Aug 07, 2022 11:57 am
Kathy is better this morning. Fever broke and O2 saturation is back up in the high 90s.
Excellent news! Prayers continue!
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 08, 2022 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shotshell Prices...
Replies: 6
Views: 101

Re: Shotshell Prices...

Good point. I'm just not ready to consign myself to the fact that the ammunition prices we enjoyed a decade ago are never coming back. :(
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: FBI Raids President Trump's Home in Florida
Replies: 3
Views: 34

Re: FBI Raids President Trump's Home in Florida

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:55 pm
What judge would sign off on a warrant like this?
Unfortunately there are a lot of partisan hacks on the bench. :evil:
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To Pitchy
Replies: 16
Views: 210

Re: Happy Birthday To Pitchy

Happy belated B-day Pitchy! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shotshell Prices...
Replies: 6
Views: 101

Re: Shotshell Prices...

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:44 pm
I bought two cases this weekend for my dove hunting stash. I paid ("OUCH") $99/case. But now I won't be hunting for shotgun shells for a while.
OUCH indeed! :shock:
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sometimes it pays to be a nice guy.
Replies: 11
Views: 274

Re: Sometimes it pays to be a nice guy.

Walt wrote:
Mon Aug 08, 2022 4:08 pm
You guys are good. I'm glad I joined the forum. My first and only.
I'm in the same boat Walt. Only forum I belong to! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:38 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Griner sentenced to 9 years
Replies: 13
Views: 191

Re: Griner sentenced to 9 years

Blaine wrote:
Sat Aug 06, 2022 9:07 pm
It hates the USA and our Flag, and the National Anthem. I don't care how long she stays as a guest in a Russian Gulag.
+1

At least she won't have to here the National Anthem for almost a decade. Hope she likes the Russian version! :twisted:
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Old Army
Replies: 17
Views: 659

Re: Ruger Old Army

The wad can be either a commercially product like a Wonder Wad, or home made if you cut them from 100% wool felt. I make my own with 1/8" thick wool felt from Durofelt and lube them with 100% pure neatsfoot oil (NOT neatsfoot oil compound) to keep the fouling soft. I've lubed them with Gatofeo's No...
by Ysabel Kid
Sat Aug 06, 2022 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun cleaning
Replies: 11
Views: 278

Re: Gun cleaning

I would like to know where you purchased those nifty bottles, I can't find any that size around here. I bought mine on amazon. look for needle tip plastic bottle dispensor,, here is the link https://smile.amazon.com/Precision-Applicator-FANDAMEI-Quilling-Painting/dp/B088CVGWFC/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?crid=...
by Ysabel Kid
Sat Aug 06, 2022 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To olyinaz
Replies: 1
Views: 25

Re: Happy Birthday To olyinaz

Happy B-Day! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Sat Aug 06, 2022 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greetings from British Columbia...eh
Replies: 8
Views: 190

Re: Greetings from British Columbia...eh

Welcome aboard from hot & humid South Carolina!
by Ysabel Kid
Sat Aug 06, 2022 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is anyone still shooting a Red Ryder?
Replies: 32
Views: 490

Re: Is anyone still shooting a Red Ryder?

This thread reminded me of a funny story with my Red Ryder (one of many funny stories). When I was growing up we had a tree house my dad built us. Really a shed on stilts - no tree. Below it was a large sandbox. We'd spend hours playing in both. As we got older one of our favorite games was to make ...
by Ysabel Kid
Sat Aug 06, 2022 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 115crows...
Replies: 16
Views: 251

Re: 115crows...

JimT wrote:
Sat Aug 06, 2022 12:33 pm
WOW! "4 and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie..." popped into my mind. :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ysabel Kid
Sat Aug 06, 2022 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shotshell Prices...
Replies: 6
Views: 101

Re: Shotshell Prices...

I only get out to sport shoot a shotgun once a year or so. For several years Y2K and I would go out with my inlaws around Thanksgiving and shoot a round of sporting clays. We'd always just stop at the local Wally World and pick up a 100-count (4 x 25 round boxes) case of Federal 12 gauge for a bit o...
by Ysabel Kid
Sat Aug 06, 2022 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: We have Covid again
Replies: 17
Views: 272

Re: We have Covid again

Prayers up for you both Scott. No fun. :(
by Ysabel Kid
Sat Aug 06, 2022 8:08 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Griner sentenced to 9 years
Replies: 13
Views: 191

Re: Griner sentenced to 9 years

Folks do squeal when they don't think the laws apply to them......and then they do. I think the government would leave me in jail in another country, I don't see why she should be treated any differently. I know they'd leave me. I regularly fly the Betsy Ross, Gadsen and Bonnie Blue flags. Just fou...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Aug 05, 2022 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Down in Uvalde
Replies: 73
Views: 3215

Re: Down in Uvalde

From the Patriot Post yesterday. I think this is well-balanced. America's Contract With Our Police If we expect police to have our backs, we need to have theirs. Jack DeVine The senseless slaughter of 21 innocents by a deranged shooter in a Uvalde, Texas, schoolroom remains incomprehensibly awful. T...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Aug 05, 2022 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun cleaning
Replies: 11
Views: 278

Re: Gun cleaning

Thanks DD. I only recently started using Ballistrol, and then only for blackpowder cleaning. But I hear more and more from shooters who swear by it across the board. Good to know! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Aug 05, 2022 2:08 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Griner sentenced to 9 years
Replies: 13
Views: 191

Re: Griner sentenced to 9 years

piller wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 12:20 pm
They are making Griner out to be a victim/hero. He/she/it was warned from what I heard.
Like most of he/she/it's ilk, they don't think the rules should apply to them.
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Aug 05, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday ole pizen slinger
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Happy Birthday ole pizen slinger

Happy belated B-Day! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Aug 05, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To pshort
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: Happy Birthday To pshort

Happy B-Day! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Aug 05, 2022 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is anyone still shooting a Red Ryder?
Replies: 32
Views: 490

Re: Is anyone still shooting a Red Ryder?

Finally got around to snapping a picture of the Red Ryders mounted on Y2K's bedroom wall... :D

Image
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Aug 05, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun cleaning
Replies: 11
Views: 278

Re: Gun cleaning

About the same time I found an old lap serving tray at the local Goodwill store. Decided to turn it into one I could use when cleaning handguns while watching shows with Mrs. YK. Screwed a smaller version of the tray to it, as well as a magnetic bar to hold parts. Works well... though the Mrs. doesn...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Aug 05, 2022 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun cleaning
Replies: 11
Views: 278

Gun cleaning

I can't remember when I made this - last winter or the winter before (definitely one of many "COVID projects"), but I ordered a bunch of these dispenser bottles and then made a tray to hold them on my cleaning bench. Figured I would post a picture. https://i.ibb.co/ZVbBYWQ/2022-Cleaning-fluids-holde...
by Ysabel Kid
Thu Aug 04, 2022 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone here with a C&R License...?
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: Anyone here with a C&R License...?

I have not had one as long as Bill, but maybe half or a bit more. Just used mine earlier this year to pick up that S&W 3rd Model 38 Double Action. :D I agree with Bill - paperwork is next to nothing. Probably the only time you can say that about anything to do with the government - especially firear...
by Ysabel Kid
Thu Aug 04, 2022 7:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Small Pistol Primers
Replies: 12
Views: 241

Re: Small Pistol Primers

I've used both, but more of the CCI. I'd grab either or both!
by Ysabel Kid
Thu Aug 04, 2022 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sometimes it pays to be a nice guy.
Replies: 11
Views: 274

Re: Sometimes it pays to be a nice guy.

Pay or not, life is not worth living if we can't be nice. Having been the recipient of your kindness, I know you make a practice of this. Good going Jason! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Thu Aug 04, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Griner sentenced to 9 years
Replies: 13
Views: 191

Griner sentenced to 9 years

Having a hard time feeling sorry for yet another privledged anti-American athlete.

Maybe LaBron can bail her out... :roll:

Unfortunately, Biden will probably just cough up an even more lopsided deal. :evil:
by Ysabel Kid
Thu Aug 04, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 'Soros' prosecutor taken out by DeSantis....!
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Re: 'Soros' prosecutor taken out by DeSantis....!

Grizz wrote:
Thu Aug 04, 2022 6:13 pm
it's a start. I bet there thousands of those traitors need bootin.
Yep, and more being added by that Nazi bastard all the time... :evil: :evil: :evil:
by Ysabel Kid
Thu Aug 04, 2022 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another new knife.
Replies: 21
Views: 405

Re: Another new knife.

piller wrote:
Wed Aug 03, 2022 1:45 pm
Texas opened up their law a few years ago. No restrictions on bladed objects.
That is essentially SC's position.
by Ysabel Kid
Thu Aug 04, 2022 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another new knife.
Replies: 21
Views: 405

Re: Another new knife.

I only buy so many knives because it's frowned upon by the UK government .... :roll: GK, the UK government would hate me... :twisted: https://i.ibb.co/8Yvx9MX/2022-06-23-EDC-knives-1-resized.png Not my whole collection by far. Just what I consider my EDC knives. Replaces the ol' tie rack. :wink: Th...
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Aug 03, 2022 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pitchy (Lenn)
Replies: 26
Views: 711

Re: Pitchy (Lenn)

Good to hear from you Pitchy! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 02, 2022 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: De-escalation skills...
Replies: 12
Views: 260

Re: De-escalation skills...

De-escallation is a big topic of discussion these days in law enforcement. One of the problems with CCW carriers is that they don't generally carry anything to project intermediate force....so it is the gun or nothing. This isn't that big a problem though becasue its only appropriate to go to deadl...
by Ysabel Kid
Sun Jul 31, 2022 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To jkbrea
Replies: 4
Views: 64

Re: Happy Birthday To jkbrea

Happy B-Day! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Sat Jul 30, 2022 3:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Flipping off Bezos...
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Flipping off Bezos...

Hate using Amazon, but can't get anyway with not doing so?

Do what I do. Sign up for "Amazon Smile" and choose the "Second Amendment Foundation" as your charity of choice! :D

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by Ysabel Kid
Sat Jul 30, 2022 3:12 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: SCHELLER: THE AMERICAN MILITARY IS PROMOTING COWARDICE
Replies: 2
Views: 74

SCHELLER: THE AMERICAN MILITARY IS PROMOTING COWARDICE

SCHELLER: THE AMERICAN MILITARY IS PROMOTING COWARDICE https://humanevents.com/2022/07/28/scheller-the-american-military-is-promoting-cowardice/ By LtCol Stuart Scheller | July 28, 2022 Following the Afghanistan evacuation, I was imprisoned for publicly challenging military leadership. Nearly a yea...
by Ysabel Kid
Thu Jul 28, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Primers alert!
Replies: 5
Views: 287

Primers alert!

Brownell's has primers in stock... https://www.brownells.com/reloading/primers/pistol-primers/small-pistol-magnum-primers-1-000-box-sku749013744-79081-105577.aspx?trk_msg=SJKSK827V554H67005LF3MS49S&trk_contact=7C0SFM4V04T0FHAPLDS46G13EO&trk_sid=AEMCPACEEB3LTUURNREP5NP4P0&trk_link=KQUUD7E1KHJKP3UO5BQ...
by Ysabel Kid
Thu Jul 28, 2022 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tutt’s Custom Kukri from Famous Gurkha Kukri House
Replies: 17
Views: 396

Re: Tutt’s Custom Kukri from Famous Gurkha Kukri House

CowboyTutt wrote:
Thu Jul 28, 2022 3:06 pm
Cool story, thanks Blaine! -Tutt
+1
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Jul 27, 2022 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1863 Starr Army 44
Replies: 14
Views: 432

Re: 1863 Starr Army 44

I agree they are similar in profile. The most noticable thing about the R&S grip is how dramatically the base flares out. I have to believe that Bill Ruger had the Starr or R&S in mind when he designed the loading lever on the Old Army. Eric Rogers & Spencer, which, IIRC, actually mimics the earlie...
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Jul 27, 2022 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mewe betrays
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Re: Mewe betrays

What the heck is a "Mewe"?!?
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Jul 27, 2022 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rose Schindler - "Two Who Survived"
Replies: 5
Views: 273

Re: Rose Schindler - "Two Who Survived"

A horrible time on the earth ... The evil people who did this thought they were doing what was best for the world. Just like some people today. The road to hell... Unfortunately, many people's grasp of reality is so poor that they will believe any idiocy - such as socialism - is actually a good thi...
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Jul 27, 2022 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is anyone still shooting a Red Ryder?
Replies: 32
Views: 490

Re: Is anyone still shooting a Red Ryder?

Sure am! Scott, in Y2K's bedroom he has the Red Ryder BB-gun I bought him... the day he was born. I came home from the hospital to get a bit of sleep (34 hours of being up with my wife while she was in labor even wears out the father!), cut the lawn, and shower. Hit a K-Mart on the way back and boug...
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Jul 27, 2022 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tutt’s Custom Kukri from Famous Gurkha Kukri House
Replies: 17
Views: 396

Re: Tutt’s Custom Kukri from Famous Gurkha Kukri House

Andy, that is just stunning! :mrgreen: 8) :D

I really wish you wouldn't have shared that link. This is going to end up costing me...
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Jul 27, 2022 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paco is doing really well!
Replies: 8
Views: 273

Re: Paco is doing really well!

Excellent! I'll take good news anytime.
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Jul 26, 2022 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For you cap and ball shooters
Replies: 15
Views: 687

Re: For you cap and ball shooters

JimT wrote:
Tue Jul 26, 2022 4:31 pm
2ndovc wrote:
Tue Jul 26, 2022 4:26 pm
Midway has CCI #11's in stock as of 5pm / 7/26/22,

I didn't see the OP before Natchezz ran out.

jb 8)
They go fast!
As in less than 24 hours! :shock:
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Jul 25, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Took shrapnel the other week
Replies: 11
Views: 532

Re: Took shrapnel the other week

Dentist, like anyone else, should have owned up and made it right. Hate to say it, but a lawyer is probably warranted.
by Ysabel Kid
Sun Jul 24, 2022 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For you cap and ball shooters
Replies: 15
Views: 687

Re: For you cap and ball shooters

I was in the "buy them whenever you find them on sale" mode for years just to stock up. Like most I'm now in the "buy them when you find them - period" mode, and haven't seen any in any local stores for 2 years now. :cry: :cry: :evil:
by Ysabel Kid
Sun Jul 24, 2022 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1863 Starr Army 44
Replies: 14
Views: 432

Re: 1863 Starr Army 44

Oh that is so cool. That's the single-action version of the Starr. The double-action versions were out first, but almost universally distained by the troops. Very easy to lock up the revolver; the double action was not like the Colt or Remingtons. The Federal Government (Union) asked for a redesign ...