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by Old No7
Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 2020 Darwin Awards are out!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 166

The 2020 Darwin Awards are out!!!!

What a hoot! Except for the very last line, that is......... Old No7 Here are the undisputed winners for 2020 : 1. When his 38 caliber revolver failed to fire at his intended victim during a hold-up in Provo, Utah, would-be robber Jason Ellison did something that can only inspire wonder. He peered d...
by Old No7
Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The "Little Joe" Crossbow
Replies: 2
Views: 90

The "Little Joe" Crossbow

Interesting little device here, as shared with me by my twin who is into long bows... ( Click image to enlarge ) Little Joe Crossbow.jpg His text said: "It was very quiet (just 72 decibels on firing) and very accurate (6” groups at 20 yards), with an effective range of 30 yards, at which distance th...
by Old No7
Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Ammo Wanted"
Replies: 5
Views: 206

"Ammo Wanted"

Ha, this just might work here in Maine........... :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello... again...wait, where am I?
Replies: 24
Views: 386

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

Quite a fingernail trimmer there. :wink: The sword is even MORE impressive in real life -- just like Jeremy. :wink: I got to see it on St. Pattys Day at Jeremy's base housing at Camp Pendleton back in 2009 (I think it was), after a great dinner with he and his family. The craftsmanship on that Germ...
by Old No7
Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello... again...wait, where am I?
Replies: 24
Views: 386

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

Thanks fellas. Glad to see a lot of the old names still here. Hey there Jeremy: Great to see you makin' some smoke again Gunny. Glad to hear the boys are both doing well, and I hope Dee is great too. I'll connect with you if I get out your way should they ever let me travel for work again -- farthe...
by Old No7
Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introducing... Pitchy's Army
Replies: 5
Views: 174

Introducing... Pitchy's Army

When it gets warm enough for Lenn to get back in the shop for some welding...

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I'll bet our 'ol buddy Pitchy could make a whole battalion!

Hope you're doing well these days Lenn. :wink:

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by Old No7
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First folding spoon
Replies: 28
Views: 368

Re: First folding spoon

Made a couple of the other type this morn, i don`t have any good carving tools so i use the side grinder for everything. Used a 44 SP. for the rivet. :) Very clever design Lenn! I'll bet if you used a square nail or copper rivet (vintage style) my twin, the blackpowder guy, and his buddies would ca...
by Old No7
Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My dad passed away
Replies: 39
Views: 443

Re: My dad passed away

Very sorry to hear this... Prayers for your mom -- and you too. Others said it well above; cherish the memories and let those comfort you today and in the future.

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by Old No7
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Good, The Bad and... -- The Mandalorian ? ? ?
Replies: 27
Views: 1016

Re: The Good, The Bad and... -- The Mandalorian ? ? ?

FYI- Disney fired Gina Carano today after the cancel culture hashtag campaign I was going to start watching it, but no thank you. ... Is that the series with the baby yogurt? Disney? No way in he... ... I get what you're saying, but............ That's like giving up on this forum because of a few b...
by Old No7
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's been 40 years...
Replies: 12
Views: 251

Re: It's been 40 years...

... today since my Dad died. I'm 11 years older than he was when he died (45). Boy do I miss him. :cry: Yeah, it stinks Jay... 13 years since I lost my Dad -- almost to the day... Sure do miss him. Meeting you and your wonderful family (the people, that is -- not just "the collection" I've help you...
by Old No7
Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things to Think About... (a little humor)
Replies: 7
Views: 210

Things to Think About... (a little humor)

Everybody needs a little humor these days...

See below...

Lately, #8 and #12 resonate with me, and it's very likely there's a causal relationship between the two... :wink:

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by Old No7
Sat Feb 06, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reacquainting with an old friend -- the .38-55
Replies: 6
Views: 242

Re: Reacquainting with an old friend -- the .38-55

Cool beans. That's great to see!

And reminds me that I need to get my High Wall .38-55 out shooting again soon!

I like SR4759 in mine -- just as my late father did (and I still use his favorite load) -- and luckily I still have several pounds of it.

Tight groups!

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by Old No7
Sat Feb 06, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Met another member today.
Replies: 21
Views: 401

Re: Met another member today.

gamekeeper wrote:
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:09 am
...but the pond is wide and deep.....
You should see the SWAMP in Wash DC ! ! ! Wide & deep and full of Demo-crocodiles!!!

Seriously -- another trip to Jolly 'ol England is still on my bucket list John.

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by Old No7
Thu Feb 04, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Met another member today.
Replies: 21
Views: 401

Re: Met another member today.

Cool beans. Good for you! We really do have some great people on here. Amen to that. I've only met JReed and Ysabel Kid in person, but I'm not done yet (I hope). And I've also had the pleasure of PM'ing with many or talking by phone with some others (Pitchy, and Nath once many years ago when I was i...
by Old No7
Thu Feb 04, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BEWARE Banking Scam
Replies: 12
Views: 308

Re: BEWARE Banking Scam

.....these scammers ought to be in the same category as violent criminals.........grab a few of em and lock em up for life...send a message. Better yet... Bring back "stocks" in the town square -- lock them in those -- and supply the townsfolk with a couple of wheelbarrows of rocks and bricks. Then...
by Old No7
Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: F/S SHOTGUN WADS-AA 12-20-16 GA
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: F/S SHOTGUN WADS-AA 12-20-16 GA

Call was made, he's checking on the wads I want.

EMAIL ERROR UP ABOVE -- it should be: bongson1971@gmail.com (with a "g" in it)

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by Old No7
Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ugly gun day
Replies: 29
Views: 544

Re: Ugly gun day

Send it here -- I'll burn some powder through it and thoroughly "decaffeinate it" for ya!

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by Old No7
Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: F/S SHOTGUN WADS-AA 12-20-16 GA
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: F/S SHOTGUN WADS-AA 12-20-16 GA

450 Fuller wrote:
Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:35 pm
F/S in Alabama -Shotgun Wads

Win /Rem AA 12-20-16 GA-28 GA
*Special pricing* Discount on 500-1500 Wad bags
Nice! Email just sent to you for (2) Win AA 12 ga & (2) Win AA 20 ga wads, bags of 500 each. (total = 1,000 of each ga)

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by Old No7
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Gamekeeper Type of Day
Replies: 9
Views: 518

A Gamekeeper Type of Day

I know our friend John across the pond likes squirrels...

...this is the kind of day I'm having too...

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by Old No7
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Watching CNN...
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Watching CNN...

Nailed it!

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by Old No7
Thu Jan 28, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 vs 223
Replies: 30
Views: 1055

Re: 357 vs 223

My house gun is a keltec sub2000 9mm with 25 round magazines . something that is the least likely to overpenetrate cadavers, with none of the political bs associated with my AR pistols, some of which can overpenetrate bears. It is lighter than any other long arm, more concealable when folded, easie...
by Old No7
Mon Jan 25, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Big Brown Truck Just Dropped Off 18,000 Rounds
Replies: 16
Views: 718

Re: Big Brown Truck Just Dropped Off 18,000 Rounds

Got Ammo??? But it's NOT just ammo anymore... My twin just told me even 9mm DIES in his area have jumped in price by 3X or 4X.... Glad I got what I need (for awhile); and I'll use a bunch of 22s and blackpowder (from those few that were "salvaged from the boat just before it sank") to tide me over ...
by Old No7
Sun Jan 24, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: An "Elf on a Shelf" for Socialists...
Replies: 4
Views: 414

An "Elf on a Shelf" for Socialists...

A little humor for ya...

I sure wish he'd be chased down by a "Curmudgeon with a Bludgeon" :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Little Girl and Some Construction Workers
Replies: 8
Views: 469

A Little Girl and Some Construction Workers

Sometimes a little humor helps us make it through the day... TGIF... :wink: Old No7 This is a heartwarming story about the bond formed between a little girl and some construction workers; it makes you want to believe in the goodness of people and that there is hope for the human race. A young family...
by Old No7
Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: In Memory of Daisy Crockett
Replies: 21
Views: 733

Re: In Memory of Daisy Crockett

Sorry for your loss...

Someone gave this to my wife after we put her (our) Yellow Lab down -- sure says it well...................

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by Old No7
Thu Jan 21, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What the World Needs Now...... MORE OF PITCHY
Replies: 67
Views: 1046

What the World Needs Now...... MORE OF PITCHY

I've had enough of the pre-, during- and post-election cr*p...... I'm already tired of hearing about the "new administration"...... On top of that, finding ammo to buy is not easy or fun anymore.... What I need now -- is more of Lenn's creations and inventions. The h*ck with all the above BS...........
by Old No7
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Today's Events (Inauguration) -- In Memes
Replies: 8
Views: 303

Today's Events (Inauguration) -- In Memes

I'm sure you guys will add a few more...

My twin and a nephew sent me these.................

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by Old No7
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piller, and other Texans
Replies: 15
Views: 487

Re: Piller, and other Texans

TEXAS is on my bucket list...... San Antonio and the alamo perhaps..... If I recall the name correctly, not far from The Alamo is the "Hole In the Horn Saloon"; it's like a saloon and a museum combined. With dozens of stuffed animals and various western paraphernalia and history strewn all about. I...
by Old No7
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "A Good Woman"
Replies: 13
Views: 660

Re: "A Good Woman"

Jay Bird wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:42 am
That's why women's feet are shorter than men's.....helps them get closer to the sink
Date of Death:
Today

Cause of Death:
She Who Must Be Obeyed read his reply on this posting

Instrument of Death:
Why a Levergun of course -- shot from in front of the sink! :wink:

Old No7
by Old No7
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NRA Filing Bankruptcy, Ditching New York
Replies: 29
Views: 857

Re: NRA Filing Bankruptcy, Ditching New York

gamekeeper wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:47 am
I didn't renew when President Trump was elected, thinking you guys would have a easy time for 8 years. After reading this thread I don't know what to do now :?
Move to MAINE -- or TEXAS, and rejoin!

We'd be glad to have you join the fight!

Old No7
by Old No7
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NRA Filing Bankruptcy, Ditching New York
Replies: 29
Views: 857

Re: NRA Filing Bankruptcy, Ditching New York

Catshooter wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:30 pm
Oh the board is quite awake. They've fought LaPierre several times and lost. Some serious infighting there, for sure..................
As a Life Member, this sickens me...

We should be spending time and $$ protecting our rights and fighting the Anti's -- not each other.

Old No7
by Old No7
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "A Good Woman"
Replies: 13
Views: 660

"A Good Woman"

True words for sure...

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But I'm glad I got "all the above" when we first got together 39 years ago... :wink:

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by Old No7
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Letting off a little steam.
Replies: 16
Views: 566

Re: Letting off a little steam.

Pitchy wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:34 am
It has six alcohol wick burners under the boiler, tank is under the cab and can be a fire hazard.
That's awesome Lenn!!

My late father would have sat there for hours watching that -- with a G&T in his hand for sure.

Old No7
by Old No7
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resisting temptation
Replies: 25
Views: 1755

Re: Resisting temptation

"Beware the man with one gun....for he likely knows how to use it very well..." Guess that makes some of us nothing to beware of! ;) Ha! ROFLMAO! My late father used to say that quote all the time...... And it never applied to HIM then or to me NOW -- well, until the boating accident, that is ........
by Old No7
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Biden Vows to "Defeat the NRA"
Replies: 4
Views: 228

Biden Vows to "Defeat the NRA"

I'm guessing nobody here is surprised by this....

I've lived through many NRA battles during my lifetime, but this could be the worst ever I think.

Get ready boys -- they're comin'...

Newsmax story reporting that Biden Vows to "Defeat the NRA" (click her for link)

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by Old No7
Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advertising guns for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 519

Re: Advertising guns for sale

How come, when some people advertise a gun for sale, they will say the firearm came from an estate or a friend who recently died or something like that. That's because they've "lost all their guns in a boating accident" , but still want to buy & sell or change their collection. Oh, I mean their EX-...
by Old No7
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How the News Media Starts a Broadcast...
Replies: 9
Views: 523

How the News Media Starts a Broadcast...

Seems about right... :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 39A
Replies: 4
Views: 433

Re: Marlin 39A

There was a rather long posting about this on the Marlin Forum once... That's also happened to mine before too, and if I recall, the culprit was typically the Cartridge Cutoff Spring on the left, inside the receiver. This is an image of the "old style" -- the newer ones have a longer tab after the s...
by Old No7
Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Clothes pin clamp
Replies: 12
Views: 537

Re: Clothes pin clamp

Our friend Lenn is always thinkin' -- it's a wonder he even sleeps... Great tip!

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by Old No7
Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Use Enough Gun"
Replies: 5
Views: 531

"Use Enough Gun"

Gee, I wonder what they're huntin'?

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by Old No7
Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "History is Out Best Teacher"
Replies: 6
Views: 439

"History is Out Best Teacher"

VERY OLD words of wisdom...

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That is spot on for sure!

I wonder what chapter they will rewrite, or which statues they'll take down this year...

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by Old No7
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling advice
Replies: 14
Views: 741

Re: Drilling advice

Any of you Gentlemen have any expertise in the realm of Drillings? Been on my wish list for decades. I have finally got the wherewithal to purchase one, and only one. I'm no expert, but finally took the plunge and got one (16 x 16 x 8x57JR) 1.5 years ago. When I need the help or assistance of exper...
by Old No7
Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling Refinish - Gunstock stain & Genuine Oil finish
Replies: 6
Views: 338

Re: Drilling Refinish - Gunstock stain & Genuine Oil finish

gamekeeper wrote:
Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:43 am
you put a lot of work into that drilling....
Amen to that John, but that was part of the attraction to me -- get a decent Drilling for a low price AND a home gunsmithing project at the same time. :wink:

Thanks for the comments guys.

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by Old No7
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling Refinish - Gunstock stain & Genuine Oil finish
Replies: 6
Views: 338

Drilling Refinish - Gunstock stain & Genuine Oil finish

I've posted about the no-name German Drilling I had acquired several times before, and here's an update on the refinishing work I've done to the stock. I got this Drilling at a very low price as the stock was split through the wrist extending to the comb. I had carefully pried it open slightly and u...
by Old No7
Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USPS Delivery Status
Replies: 26
Views: 1062

USPS Delivery Status

As follow-up to the Postal system woes" posting below...

...This seems about right!

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by Old No7
Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Good, The Bad and... -- The Mandalorian ? ? ?
Replies: 27
Views: 1016

The Good, The Bad and... -- The Mandalorian ? ? ?

OK, so I was late to the party watching the Star Wars spin-off "The Mandalorian" , but now I cannot wait until season 3 starts! --> But I am the only who thinks The Mandalorian is "The Man With No Name" from the Clint Eastwood spaghetti westerns? The voice sounds the same, the walk is similar, he's ...
by Old No7
Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Postal system woes......
Replies: 28
Views: 1078

Re: Postal system woes......

I had something MIA (no movement on the USPS tracking system) for 1.5 weeks -- but it finally showed up. And then another than was AWOL for about 2 weeks -- but I did finally get that one too. It might help if you have the seller contact their local postmaster, as that's what I was advised to do (no...
by Old No7
Sun Dec 20, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leverguns Christmas Meet
Replies: 3
Views: 296

Leverguns Christmas Meet

Leverguns Christmas Meet:

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Got'cha! :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My dad sent me a pretty cool Christmas present.
Replies: 12
Views: 699

Re: My dad sent me a pretty cool Christmas present.

Sehr gut! Wunderbar, was für ein ordentliches Geschenk! :wink:

Waidmannsheil.

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by Old No7
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 12 Commandments For Seniors
Replies: 7
Views: 565

12 Commandments For Seniors

I'm not a senior yet -- but getting awful close!

I like #4, #7 and #10... :wink:

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