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by OldWin
Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Hot dog & fried egg- thats a new one on me. Yeah Jay all we need is someone that can write the programs! :lol: Trust me, we ain't got that at work either. We can always hit the tool room. There's Bridgeports, and we may scare up an indexing head. Between the two of us and a calculator I bet we coul...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Hot dog & fried egg- thats a new one on me. Yeah Jay all we need is someone that can write the programs! :lol: Trust me, we ain't got that at work either. We can always hit the tool room. There's Bridgeports, and we may scare up an indexing head. Between the two of us and a calculator I bet we coul...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win 904 Cowboy Commemorative
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: Win 904 Cowboy Commemorative

Griff wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:00 pm
OldWin wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:23 am
And, that is one of the best front sights Winchester ever used. It gives e a great sight picture through a receiver sight IMO.
Even better thru a tang peep!!! :twisted: :twisted:
Hahaha tru-dat!
by OldWin
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Umm i won't be home that day( when Jay's coat shows up) :lol: Tell ya what Six, YOU BUY me a lathe and a rotary head mill and ill make ya one of your own. What am I saying- Jay has all the machines we need at work!! Now that he is on night shifts we could get lots of stuff done !! Now that would be...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

3leg is correct. The Alpine was made for years. When I was kid, they used these a lot to drag trails, especially the narrower trails that were common back then. Usually with homemade drags. I've ridden in the old Raiders! You sat down inside them in a cockpit style compartment. The engine was in the...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Oh! Yeah, it's nice here. I can't get over the guys who drive all the way up here to ride. They live where it doesn't snow, pay 25k for a couple sleds, buy a 10k trailer hitched to a 70k truck, then pay for lodging, food, fuel......... :shock: And there is a steady stream of them going through town ...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

I gotta be honest bro. I love ol' gamekeeper, but if I manage to get away with that 44 without getting shot by old Gunny, I'm keeping that puppy.
We can give GK the 66 that he had in the picture. And that's still a sacrifice. You seen the prices on pre lock Smith's lately? :shock:
by OldWin
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win 904 Cowboy Commemorative
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: Win 904 Cowboy Commemorative

And, that is one of the best front sights Winchester ever used. It gives e a great sight picture through a receiver sight IMO.
by OldWin
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 44 SPECIAL USERS - A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS
Replies: 56
Views: 4178

Re: 44 SPECIAL USERS - A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS

I'm on my way! Don't worry, Six won't get that sweet 44. I'M going to keep it! That thing is the perfect size! By the way, that looks like my 66, so I better take that too! The only 44 special I've had was an old Rossi 720. It was a stainless, 3", 5 shot that was maybe a little smaller than a k-fram...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Holy smokes! I take a day off and now Six likes Rossi's. :shock: What planet is this? We only rode a 100 miles yesterday. Had a blast with my old buddy but it was rough. I couldn't believe they hadn't groomed. We hauled to The Forks. Then we rode to Rockwood on the southwest corner of Moosehead. We ...
by OldWin
Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin followed me home from gun show
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: Marlin followed me home from gun show

Nice!
A good friend of mine has a 94 Marlin 15" Baby carbine and it too is drilled for a Hepburn sight. Kinda weird but they probably just drilled receivers as the made them.

My buddy has a 78 Sharp's Borchardt in 40-70 straight. It is a thing of beauty.
by OldWin
Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Hey, hey there! Fiddle farting around? I been busy all day. Got up and snowblowed here and my dad's place. Had to do a shakedown ride on the sled after yesterday's work to be ready for tomorrow. I did end up taking out a little track tension, then re-checked alignment. Then I noticed the exhaust don...
by OldWin
Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mail order proof barrel
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: Mail order proof barrel

Didn't they also do this with factory installed re-barrels?
I've seen "mail order" barrels that had non-standard rollmarks on them also.
by OldWin
Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handgun shooters as we age.
Replies: 26
Views: 318

Re: Handgun shooters as we age.

Yup. The older I get, the less fun it is to take a pounding.
Of any kind.

I do still enjoy 45ACP.
And 357 on the lighter side is ok.
by OldWin
Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Poutine

Tourtiere pie
by OldWin
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Fish and chips is a common tag here too. Mostly because Canada is next door. And maybe cause we are "eaatest", and the Brits are "close by". That being said, the common term is French fries here about 80% of the time. We don't have Osage orange here. I don't believe I've ever seen it. Unless we call...
by OldWin
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage guns
Replies: 35
Views: 609

Re: Vintage guns

I guess the one I called my grail I got lucky and managed to find 20 years ago. A 73 SRC in 38-40. Not a rare gun, but up here, in good shape, and at a price I could afford, pretty near a miracle. I've been lucky enough to have, or have had, some neat guns over the years. Now? Oh, maybe an original ...
by OldWin
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Star line brass bad
Replies: 19
Views: 339

Re: Star line brass bad

Strange. I have a pile of Starline. 357 that I have loaded on my Dillon for quite a while. Never had an issue.
Maybe it's the newer stuff. Mine is older.
by OldWin
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Two-tone Rugers
Replies: 16
Views: 240

Re: Two-tone Rugers

Those are some STYLIN Rugers, boys! Very classy.
by OldWin
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Yup! Good haddock is hard to beat. And once you've had GOOD haddock, you realize a lot of it is NOT. Luckily, we live where it's not hard to come by. No rain up here JOG. Snowing like the dickens. Starting to stack up a little. I think it's supposed to stop around 2am. Hopefully get 5 or 6 inches ou...
by OldWin
Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Nice pics Six! Place looks pretty. I been in the garage all day working on the sled. Supposed to take a ride with a buddy Wednesday. I popped the chain case cover, drained it, and hosed it all out with brake cleaner. Adjusted the chain tension and filled it up with synthetic oil. I had to pull the e...
by OldWin
Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Haha freakin donuts! My middle kid and his GF are on this big Amish donut kick. So bright and early Saturday, he rolls out and drives about 20 miles to get some. He figures he will be there first and have a good supply and assortment. Apparently, there is one guy in front of him at the counter, and ...
by OldWin
Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Well ok you can keep your sled! Come over the pond GK, I'll even let you do some plowing with the Mighty Ranger, hope you like bourbon- last stop is a buddy and we always sip a little corn squeezins! Still have to crawl under my truck... So.....drinkin' and plowin'. Sounds like a bunch of locals. :...
by OldWin
Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

GunnyMack wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 6:21 am
Hey Jay, bring your sled down here, another 3-5" of snow tomorrow!
Hey buddy! Supposed to go riding with a buddy on Wednesday. He went up north yesterday. Waiting for a report. :D
Well, I gotta head to bed. Just one more and off for the week. Have a great day bud!
by OldWin
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 1892 small caliber to large caliber conversion
Replies: 17
Views: 302

Re: Winchester 1892 small caliber to large caliber conversion

Excellent work. It looks just right!
by OldWin
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restoration of a tired old Winchester 1892
Replies: 7
Views: 218

Re: Restoration of a tired old Winchester 1892

Very nice. Great work.
It's nice to see an otherwise "parts gun" saved.
by OldWin
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GOLDEN VACCINE TRUTHS
Replies: 45
Views: 638

Re: GOLDEN VACCINE TRUTHS

As I write this (11:12 p.m.) there are 3,300 people lined up for blocks in Philly waiting for the vaccine shot. There was a clinic that had these extra doses available......the "authorities" put out the word, and people flocked to where the shots were being given out. On the same news (abc) they ha...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Doc, if that picture is any way recent... your story doesn't quite pass the sniff test! :P :P Anyway, as to scraping snow off driveway, after I said "good enough" and put the vehicles back! DSCN1353[1].JPG Went out and got my eye exam... new glasses and sunglasses are $901!!! Think I won't be buyin...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Yeah Doc! You sure that truck ain't got Maine plates? Looks like a local to me!

Man. If you put a bunch of us in one spot...........
Scary! :D
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

BTW way, Jay, doing donuts in the snow on the golf cart is more fun than doing donuts in the mud!!! Cleanup is easier! :P :P Oh yeah! That's how we taught ourselves to drive when we were kids. We went out in the winter with cars and pickups and spun around. Either on streets or parking lots. You le...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Yup. It was quite the "sport" here when I was a kid. Everyone used to head out "road riding", especially at night. Cops trying to chase a sled on snowy roads with a an LTD is funny to watch. Now if we get 6" of snow, they dump 10" of salt. Funny how nobody seems to think that's an "environment" prob...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 45 ACP yard toy
Replies: 11
Views: 276

Re: 45 ACP yard toy

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:50 am
230 at 800 should do the trick
That's what I like too. But, I've never shot 45 suppressed or out of anything but a pistol.
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First folding spoon
Replies: 28
Views: 368

Re: First folding spoon

Now that's a great idea. Be good to keep in a pack.

Or.... in your pocket for when you go to your buddies house and he's having something good for supper! :D
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Thanks guys. Had to take a ride to get some injection oil and chain case oil for the sled this morning. Stopped into the trading post in Newport for a look. They actually had some powder and some bullets. No primers though. They had a 94 SRC in 32WS. Looked ok, but had plenty of wear. For $1400!? :s...
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Government cannot solve everything
Replies: 36
Views: 533

Re: Government cannot solve everything

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:40 am
Think about this next time you poke fun at a prepper!
Yup. It's almost normal round here. My grandparents were "preppers" before we knew what that word meant.
We live what we learned.
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Thanks guys.
Yeah Piller, there's 2 skis. Those 80mph trails like in the second pic would be sketchy with only one. :D

I'd like a new sled someday. They are really nice now.....but at those prices I don't see it happening short of a powerball win. :D
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Government cannot solve everything
Replies: 36
Views: 533

Re: Government cannot solve everything

Get used to it folks.

"Crisis" is the mother of totalitarianism.
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello... again...wait, where am I?
Replies: 24
Views: 386

Re: Hello... again...wait, where am I?

Glad to hear all is well!
by OldWin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 133
Views: 1125

Chairman of the.......bored

No shooting going on around here. Between the snow and the hoarding. When that happens, we find something else to do. Cranked up the old Grand Touring yesterday and took a ride to The Forks. The Forks is a little settlement where the Dead and Kennebec rivers meet. Always loved the place. Not so much...
by OldWin
Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197242

Re: The Gun Room

I tell ya bud, it's getting more common. People are under a lot of stress. Sometimes way more than people realize. That's why you gotta shut the news off, don't get the paper, and check out of today's society. It's easy to see what is important. No use worrying about the rest. Man, that's sad. I tel...
by OldWin
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197242

Re: The Gun Room

Frozen pipes! People in the north don't get them unless the heat goes out or something. Most of the time, pipes freeze where it doesn't usually get real cold. Where winters are always cold, places are insulated more and plumbing is done with cold in mind. Even house trailers and doublewides have dif...
by OldWin
Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197242

Re: The Gun Room

I think a lot of the problem is there's a lot that can do it. Jeeps with lots of miles usually do it because everything has some wear. Some never do. Old Red has 178k on it and has never had any death wobble. My 03 Rubicon has 60k and never has. Now, it is my theory that some are more susceptible to...
by OldWin
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197242

Re: The Gun Room

Four in a row!?
Sounds like the fix is in! :D

Snowing now. Let's see what we get.
Really hasn't been much this year.
by OldWin
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 94 Stainless conundrum.
Replies: 22
Views: 429

Re: Marlin 94 Stainless conundrum.

You guys must have way more money than me.
I can't afford to forget about any of my guns. :D
by OldWin
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197242

Re: The Gun Room

Hey Griff! Friend of mine lives down there. You know.......to get away from Maine winters haha. She posted a picture on FB the other day sitting in a lawn chair drinking beer. I told her big deal, I've drank plenty of beer sitting in the snow. We just bring a "warmer" instead of a cooler. :D Anyway,...
by OldWin
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More fancy grips
Replies: 11
Views: 367

Re: More fancy grips

Some nice looking grips guys.
I like aged ivory.......but.....you know. :shock:

I do have a set of aged look Tru-Ivory that fit a Ruger XR3-Red frame. Wish they were for a Colt SAA.

Have some stags on these 1911s.
by OldWin
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 64-5
Replies: 17
Views: 300

Re: S&W 64-5

Used to like to hit KTP once in a while. It's a long ride for me though.
I still think of that 1876 Express they had that time. Don't see that stuff up here.

That ain't a bad price on the 94. Those usually shoot pretty good.
by OldWin
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197242

Re: The Gun Room

Coming in for the kill..... Jay is back in town!!' there's a reason why you and I didn't live near each other.....I like that one...on mounting worn out tires and burning them up! Hell, we were too poor to have the money to buy and mount worn out tires. You guys used tires up there!!!! Hell, around...
by OldWin
Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&W 64-5
Replies: 17
Views: 300

Re: S&W 64-5

Score! You can't beat a good K frame. Period. They just plain shoot. The point of shooting is hitting, and I've seen few handguns that are as easy to shoot well as a Smith K. They are also one of the most pleasant revolvers to carry. This means you are likely to have it when you need it. My old P&R ...
by OldWin
Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 7882
Views: 197242

Re: The Gun Room

Weekends over! Jay is back! Where to start......? Burnin' tires..... When we was kids, every weekend we had pit parties. A buddy that used to wheel with us was a Vietnam vet and owned a tire shop in town. We bought all our mudders and wheels off him. On Friday afternoon, we'd go up and raid the dump...