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by Old No7
Mon Feb 06, 2023 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "IT IS BALLOOON!" (more balloon images)
Replies: 3
Views: 201

"IT IS BALLOOON!" (more balloon images)

Anybody else remember that line from F Troop???

From the chief of the "We're the HECK-ARE-WE" tribe.

Anyway, here's a few more images...

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by Old No7
Mon Feb 06, 2023 9:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: 336CB 38-55 worth?
Replies: 4
Views: 102

Re: 336CB 38-55 worth?

Looked on GB and saw guns from $1500 to $1800. Is this what these things are going for? Is that the listing price, or a SOLD price? Do You have the Box and papers? that adds a lot. I'd start at $1,500 and go from there. Any dealer around You have a current Blue Book of Gun Values? I agree, except f...
by Old No7
Sat Feb 04, 2023 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any Guitar Players Here ? ? ?
Replies: 7
Views: 214

Re: Any Guitar Players Here ? ? ?

veeman wrote: Fri Feb 03, 2023 11:17 pm Yep, and still taking the same gal home for 29 years.
Image
Wow -- Very nice!

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by Old No7
Sat Feb 04, 2023 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Target that doesn't lie
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: Target that doesn't lie

piller wrote: Sat Feb 04, 2023 3:31 pm When practicing, try harder than you suck.
That's very good advice. :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Feb 03, 2023 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any Guitar Players Here ? ? ?
Replies: 7
Views: 214

Any Guitar Players Here ? ? ?

See below... I can't say it works all that well, but it's pretty close in my experience... Whether the guitar player scored a 6, an 8 or a 10 -- he unplugged his guitar, put it in the case and left with a solid-state amp in his left hand, the chick in his right hand (with her carrying the guitar) ju...
by Old No7
Fri Feb 03, 2023 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Target that doesn't lie
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: Target that doesn't lie

Funny, before I even opened this up, I was thinking of replying with the same target! :D

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by Old No7
Fri Feb 03, 2023 8:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Sign for Gamekeeper and Ysabel Kid
Replies: 2
Views: 157

A Sign for Gamekeeper and Ysabel Kid

You asked for it... :wink:

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by Old No7
Thu Feb 02, 2023 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guns and Ammo
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Guns and Ammo

Did anyone ever look at a mail order site called Mack's Prairie Wings ? Waterfowl hunting gear? Yes. Guns or ammo? No, not from them. I like their selection, their service & shipping is great -- and fast -- and while the catalog is 1/2 as thick as it used to be (yup, I'm old school) they are st...
by Old No7
Tue Jan 31, 2023 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sign Posted at a Gun Shop
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Re: Sign Posted at a Gun Shop

gamekeeper wrote: Tue Jan 31, 2023 5:15 pm That would also make a good warning for anyone joining Leverguns.com..... :lol:
Touche' John -- well played.

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by Old No7
Tue Jan 31, 2023 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sign Posted at a Gun Shop
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Sign Posted at a Gun Shop

Saw this sign posted outside a new-to-me gun shop * on Saturday... :wink:

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* Any "harm" wasn't due to his inventory, but due to the prices he was charging... OMG, everything was >50% over what it should be!
by Old No7
Mon Jan 30, 2023 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Layoff Letter ("Let's Go Brandon!")
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Layoff Letter ("Let's Go Brandon!")

Luv how this guy thinks!

( The CEO -- Not "Brandon"! ) :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Jan 30, 2023 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Real "Elmer Fudd" or....
Replies: 12
Views: 399

The Real "Elmer Fudd" or....

Is this the real Elmer Fudd in retirement, or one of you guys?

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Shhh. Be vewy vewy quiet, I'm huntin' wabbits....
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by Old No7
Fri Jan 27, 2023 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Don't Buy a Piano from IKEA
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Don't Buy a Piano from IKEA

Any piano players here???

Consider yourself warned...

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by Old No7
Tue Jan 24, 2023 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "The Battle for Narvik" -- WWII, Norway
Replies: 7
Views: 274

"The Battle for Narvik" -- WWII, Norway

You don't see too many WWII movies about Norway, or at least I haven't seen too many, but this one is really very good. My twin brother told me about it and it turns out we'd both watched it (Netflix) on the same night. From the listing on Rotten Tomatoes (but there's no scores yet -- it's too new):...
by Old No7
Mon Jan 23, 2023 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 takes another.
Replies: 13
Views: 357

Re: Winchester 94 takes another.

Old Savage wrote: Mon Jan 23, 2023 1:22 pm Good story, great picture.
Amen to that -- Well done Nath!

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Edit to add:
Nath, my friend, you need to get some Snow Camo!
by Old No7
Mon Jan 16, 2023 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaking of Aliens
Replies: 10
Views: 337

Re: Speaking of Aliens

News Flash! Turns out we won't be hearing much more about any UFO sightings or aliens and all that... After decades of watching us, then scooting away before contact was made, they finally started to monitor all social media sources to get the pulse on humans... As a result, they've left us -- and ...
by Old No7
Sun Jan 15, 2023 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mini Range Report -- "1875 Outlaw" (Rem New Army .357)
Replies: 9
Views: 237

Mini Range Report -- "1875 Outlaw" (Rem New Army .357)

Here's the first group from the Uberti "1875 Outlaw" that I'd posted about recently... Temp on the range was 32 degrees and the wind was howling -- plus I'd shot Trap for 2 hours before this, and with the large crowd it took awhile (yup, we all froze...). I was really pleased with this 1st...
by Old No7
Thu Jan 12, 2023 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A couple Hygrometers
Replies: 12
Views: 440

Re: A couple Hygrometers

Roy Underhill wrote about using a thin branch from lower on a pine tree. Seems there is more wood below the center heart than above. When nailed to the side of the barn it would curve up and down with the humidity. They sell those to all the summercaters or flatlanders (aka "tourists") he...
by Old No7
Mon Jan 09, 2023 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gamekeeper: What is a Jackdaw?
Replies: 9
Views: 340

Re: Gamekeeper: What is a Jackdaw?

Old Savage wrote: Mon Jan 09, 2023 7:23 pm There is an air show almost everyday at the golf course.....
Here is the B2 flying over.....
Yup, more than a .410 is needed for that one too! :wink:

Thanks all!

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by Old No7
Mon Jan 09, 2023 6:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Commemorate values.
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: Commemorate values.

Hi all... Happy New Year A friend called me yesterday and asked me to help him evaluate 3 commemorative model 94s he just received in an estate settlement I was hoping to get some ideas from people who certainly are wiser than I am when it comes to gun values All 3 guns are NIB and unfired. Apache ...
by Old No7
Mon Jan 09, 2023 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gamekeeper: What is a Jackdaw?
Replies: 9
Views: 340

Gamekeeper: What is a Jackdaw?

In your posting on Nath's recent hunt... Keep these stories coming Nath, I've been here since the 5th Dec and have only seen a squirrel 3 times and no wabbits the place is full of crows, magpies and jackdaws but I can't do a thing about it :cry: I will have to get me a Cattie (slingshot) for my coun...
by Old No7
Mon Jan 09, 2023 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hunting photos and activities.
Replies: 16
Views: 464

Re: Hunting photos and activities.

gamekeeper wrote: Mon Jan 09, 2023 5:06 pm Keep these stories coming Nath
+1 to that Nath -- Love to see your posts & pix!

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by Old No7
Mon Jan 09, 2023 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uberti 1875 Outlaw (Remington New Army in .357 Mag)
Replies: 14
Views: 368

Uberti 1875 Outlaw (Remington New Army in .357 Mag)

Ever walk into one of those "modern gun shops" where 95% of the gear & guns is black, plastic or tactical -- or all 3!? ! -- and they also sell body armor, helmets and powder to stop major blood loss? Well, most of the stuff for sale in those stores makes me gag -- and also very concer...
by Old No7
Mon Jan 09, 2023 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Uberti "Schofield" Shot Left -- Fixed it.......
Replies: 7
Views: 224

My Uberti "Schofield" Shot Left -- Fixed it.......

My Uberti replica of a S&W No. 3 2nd Model "Schofield" (in .38 Spcl) has always shot to the left... And this image shows why... Schofield .38 03 (Small).jpg I bought an extra thumb latch years ago, and besides it not being case-colored, it too had the same defect with the slot & si...
by Old No7
Sun Jan 08, 2023 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a new levergun with a new design
Replies: 25
Views: 622

Re: a new levergun with a new design

JimT wrote: Sat Jan 07, 2023 8:59 pm Image
I agree!

Give me blued steel and walnut!!!

I wonder if all the guys who buy those want to be buried in tactical black plastic caskets!?!?

Hey, maybe I just stumbled onto a new marketing venture...

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by Old No7
Sun Jan 08, 2023 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One Proud Papa
Replies: 24
Views: 477

Re: One Proud Papa

Hey Jay, that's great! Congrats!

Take a moment to reflect on the fact that you and the misses raised that girl right!

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by Old No7
Tue Jan 03, 2023 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Dog's Point of View
Replies: 10
Views: 304

Re: The Dog's Point of View

Those are all great -- dogs, The Far Side and the Thagomizer.

Speaking of dogs and dinosaurs, my dog's dinosaur name would be: Sniffsalotofstuff :wink:

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by Old No7
Mon Jan 02, 2023 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: These Lazy Young Kids...
Replies: 7
Views: 333

Re: These Lazy Young Kids...

Congrats and well done to all you Dads (and the Moms) above for raising the kids right.

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by Old No7
Fri Dec 30, 2022 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Colt 1860 Army
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Colt 1860 Army

Very nice! But you HAVE to shoot it more!!! I just gave a tuned-up Uberti 1860 Army to my nephew -- it's half the gun the SIgnature Series is, as evidenced by my Colt 1861 Navy. Mine is the only cap n ball Colt I've had that was dead-on at 20 yards -- not shooting too high (Civil War soldiers were i...
by Old No7
Fri Dec 30, 2022 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Want to Borrow" -- .25-35 Factory Load & Brass (1 each)
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: "Want to Borrow" -- .25-35 Factory Load & Brass (1 each)

2ndovc wrote: Fri Dec 30, 2022 4:24 pm I have an empty, unfired .25-35 case that just happens to be sitting on my desk. It's yours if you want it. I don't have any loaded or factory ammo though.
I was looking for cartridges for a possible custom, but went a different direction.

Jason 8)
Thanks Jason! PM sent.

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by Old No7
Fri Dec 30, 2022 9:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Want to Borrow" -- .25-35 Factory Load & Brass (1 each)
Replies: 3
Views: 135

"Want to Borrow" -- .25-35 Factory Load & Brass (1 each)

I'm wondering if someone on the forum who shoots the .25-35 Winchester could help me out... I'm looking at a German "Bockbuchsflinte" (shotgun over rifle) that is chambered in 16 ga X 6.3x52R that handles just beautifully and has caught my attention. Some sources say the 6.3x52R and the ....
by Old No7
Fri Dec 30, 2022 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Old Army Modifications - Revisited
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: Ruger Old Army Modifications - Revisited

I bought these Elk Stag grips just as Covid started -- these might be the only good thing to come out of 2020......................[/i] Hmmm, I see a set of Elk Stag grips being offered to me sometime soon... :wink: Gee Jay, I only bought those Elk grips because I foolishly sold off the nice set of...
by Old No7
Wed Dec 28, 2022 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Old Army Modifications - Revisited
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Ruger Old Army Modifications - Revisited

Reposting info I had first posted online way back in 2007 -- 15 years ago -- as the images fell off the original posting, and some updates were added to make it current. Enjoy! Hello all: I previously posted these Ruger Old Army Modifications on another forum where they were well received. Sorry th...
by Old No7
Wed Dec 28, 2022 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a knife.
Replies: 19
Views: 400

Re: Made a knife.

Yet another "Wow, that is great!"

I like the personal touch -- and Tater will love it!

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by Old No7
Wed Dec 28, 2022 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Color contrast
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: Color contrast

Ysabel Kid wrote: Wed Dec 28, 2022 5:04 pm So, is that how the Italians do the ones without true bone-charcoal color-case hardening?
Hi Jay, I've read that they use some type of acid wash to get that effect.

Just drop one of yours in vinegar (a mild acid), swish it around, and show us how it comes out. :wink:

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by Old No7
Wed Dec 28, 2022 8:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: On the first day AFTER Christmas my true love gave...
Replies: 20
Views: 394

Re: On the first day AFTER Christmas my true love gave...

Oh wow! Sorry to hear Jay!

Sure it could have been so much worse, but it sounds bad enough! I sure hope Connie makes a quick and full recovery soon!

Prayers up! Be well!

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by Old No7
Tue Dec 20, 2022 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this kid related to Pitchy...?
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Re: Is this kid related to Pitchy...?

Pitchy wrote: Tue Dec 20, 2022 7:37 am Good for him, need more thinkers in the world. 8)
+1! Amen to that -- and doers too!!! :wink:

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by Old No7
Fri Dec 16, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Some democrats are in posession of stolen property
Replies: 4
Views: 316

Re: Some democrats are in posession of stolen property

4t5 wrote: Fri Dec 16, 2022 12:57 pm ...or they should face criminal charges !
Like the punchline of the old joke about Heaven threatening to sue Hell...

"Oh yeah? WHERE are you going to find a lawyer to take that case?"

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by Old No7
Fri Dec 16, 2022 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What does concealed carry mean to you?
Replies: 8
Views: 467

Re: What does concealed carry mean to you?

4t5 wrote: Wed Dec 07, 2022 5:05 pm What does concealed carry mean to you?
This maybe?!?!?!

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by Old No7
Wed Dec 14, 2022 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When You're Over 60 Years Old...
Replies: 43
Views: 1338

When You're Over 60 Years Old...

Some of you might relate to this... An older friend of mine once told me how he felt once he turned 60 : "It's like you play a game of tackle football every day.... Some days you get tackled a lot, other days not so much; but you always have some stiffness and nagging aches or pains to deal wit...
by Old No7
Thu Dec 08, 2022 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sad day
Replies: 25
Views: 825

Re: Sad day

Sorry for your loss......

It's the absolute WORST DAY for a dog owner.....

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by Old No7
Sat Dec 03, 2022 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A new Gold Standard (in operatic singing)
Replies: 11
Views: 334

Re: A new Gold Standard (in operatic singing)

I think she's my new girlfriend. Very nice Doc! If you like great music performed by an easy-on-the-eyes lass -- then you need to listen/watch Lola Astanova . Lola Astanova performs "Children" by Robert Miles https://source.boomplaymusic.com/group10/M00/07/06/283400533a6a427db0bd9d4785f6f...
by Old No7
Thu Dec 01, 2022 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Balancing toys. ( more toys added )
Replies: 20
Views: 658

Re: Balancing toys.

Pitchy wrote: Thu Dec 01, 2022 2:12 pm Thanks guys, how about a flying pig.
Nice work Lenn!

But I was expecting to see Rosie O'Donnell being shot out of a cannon! :D

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by Old No7
Mon Nov 28, 2022 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Original Trapdoor hunting in Hungary.
Replies: 12
Views: 398

Re: Original Trapdoor hunting in Hungary.

I know many here have a soft spot for Springfield trapdoors only a YouTube channel I follow just posted this.... I also enjoyed that -- thanks Nath! ...he said shooting the Buffington at those distances was not that difficult. Did you ever notice how those sights slant to the left when you elevate ...
by Old No7
Wed Nov 23, 2022 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Killing for Pleasure....
Replies: 13
Views: 432

Re: Killing for Pleasure....

Back in the early 70s, my late mother pulled a package out of the freezer aptly marked "Chicken Breasts -3" and she set it out to defrost for company coming over later. Oh my, was she p*ssed when she unwrapped 3 of her "precious Bluejays "! You see, my brothers and I were doing a...
by Old No7
Mon Nov 21, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tool Payment Forgiveness
Replies: 9
Views: 370

Tool Payment Forgiveness

I like this!!

Maybe more trades, truckers and shop owners should start to lobby for "gubmint" assistance to show the left how LOONEY they are......

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by Old No7
Fri Nov 18, 2022 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Laying on the Kitchen Floor
Replies: 4
Views: 295

Re: Laying on the Kitchen Floor

And.........

Then she says: "I'd call 911" :wink:

Further proof that dogs have it made!!!

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by Old No7
Fri Nov 18, 2022 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Laying on the Kitchen Floor
Replies: 4
Views: 295

Laying on the Kitchen Floor

Some Friday humor for you....

My black lab "Jack Daniels" lays down on the kitchen floor, and he gets patted, rubbed and loved by my bride of 39 years.

So I asked her: "What would you do if you found ME laying down on the kitchen floor?"

( WAIT for it...)
by Old No7
Mon Nov 14, 2022 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First visit to range after accident
Replies: 14
Views: 387

Re: First visit to range after accident

Glad to see a fellow levergunner get back in the saddle. Not glad to see that you had an "accident", but when I saw the post, at first I read "range + accident" and almost connected those 2 words together (for a second or two)... For sure, no accident is fun, but I am very glad t...
by Old No7
Mon Nov 14, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strange day at the range with the Python.
Replies: 12
Views: 388

Re: Strange day at the range with the Python.

I agree with all the above. I'd also be checking throat diameter versus the diameter of each chamber. If if comes down to it -- shoot some 5-shot groups "from each chamber", to see if you can isolate an issue. That's what led me to tune-up the cyliner throats of an old GP100 that I had yea...