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by Old Ironsights
Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle
Replies: 19
Views: 356

Re: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle

Blaine, ever looked a Harley (or Honda) 3-wheelers? Or even a Can-Am Spider? I've had the itch for a while now 'cause I got a bum knee that folds up when I don't want it to. I visualized coming to a stop, putting down my right foot for balance and winding up on my side, under my bike. :o I thought ...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Darne Double Stotgun
Replies: 23
Views: 913

Re: Darne Double Stotgun

Merle wrote:
Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:26 pm
before shooting it be sure to check the chamber length - there were some odd one back then. :o
Especially in 16ga. My 1890s drilling was a bit less than 2-1/2" inches and had to be opened up to take PolyWad "Vintager" 2-1/2" loads...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keeping your cool on the motorcycle
Replies: 14
Views: 292

Re: Keeping your cool on the motorcycle

After watching the video again is that a bike lane the biker is in? The car driver didn`t show any respect for the bike rider but the bike rider should of just hit the brakes or throttled off instead of making a bad situation worse. As a biker that has traveled many miles and had similar things hap...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle
Replies: 19
Views: 356

Re: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle

But seriously, maybe it's time to join a new MC Club... http://cdn1.bigcommerce.com/server5200/bpkxa/products/60/images/691/16040_SOA26936__19323.1477517178.500.750.jpg?c=2 http://cdn1.bigcommerce.com/server5200/bpkxa/products/144/images/633/1__37436.1473343439.500.750.jpg?c=2 http://www.sonsofarthr...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Republican Establishment - Worse than Democrats!
Replies: 7
Views: 210

Re: The Republican Establishment - Worse than Democrats!

Judge Jeanine usually tells it like it is, and I like her show, but in this case I'm forced to roll my eyes. Is there anyone who doesn't already know this? When did this become "news"? Did someone actually have to be 'told' by the television that this is the case in order to recognize or to believe...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I actually LIKE the 'environment', but......
Replies: 8
Views: 349

Re: I actually LIKE the 'environment', but......

Sometimes the 'environmentalists' are complete IDIOTS..... :| http://clashdaily.com/2017/06/video-hell-breaks-loose-bro-disturbs-quite-fl-river-internet-melts/ The damndest thing is, my dad was designing 90%+ efficient, "off grid" capable solar homes in the '80s. Got an "award" (piece of paper) fro...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: It was a SKS....
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: It was a SKS....

I'm just waiting for the first HomeBrew Subgun (less than $300 at the Hardware Store, hand tools only...) mass shooting.

Then we can watch the Statists try to ban plumbing parts, hand tools and sheet metal... and the Soccer Moms/Pajama Boiz bend over in their approval...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: What is the purpose of the military?!?
Replies: 10
Views: 175

Re: What is the purpose of the military?!?

I see this as a simple issue. America is made of a lot of different kinds of people and those citizens who can serve effectively and honorably should be given the opportunity. If they are ineffective or are a detriment to the mission, they need to be gone. :| This... Shower with people who have the...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Here kitty kitty
Replies: 31
Views: 478

Re: Here kitty kitty

Meh. We had a kitty killed here in town a whopping 1/2 block from my house... after it had been scouting out the neighborhood elementary school (3 blocks) and Jr High (6 blocks) for a few days. Got cornered under my neighbor's deck... https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/wyoming/articles/2017-04-...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle
Replies: 19
Views: 356

Re: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle

My HS English teacher put over 100,000 ROAD miles on a CB400.

Paul is happy with his 350 Bullet.

It's all in what you aim to accomplish.
by Old Ironsights
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 30 years ago today...
Replies: 8
Views: 305

Re: 30 years ago today...

Ysabel Kid wrote:
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:02 am
... "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" - President Ronald Wilson Reagan, Berlin (Germany)
Balls. I was in USAEUR when he said that... Stop reminding me of my decrepitude...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Left - Why They are More Violent...
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: The Left - Why They are More Violent...

Like I said in a previous post: When People can't control their own emotions, then they have to start trying to control other people's behavior. Just look at the "Intefa"... emotionally unstable millennials and hangers on doing violence toward those who give them "bad feelz". AFAIC they should be tr...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles
Replies: 18
Views: 869

Re: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles

Meh. If it isn't the "96" series of Levers, I don't really care...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: U.S. Marine at the Confessional Booth...
Replies: 6
Views: 162

Re: U.S. Marine at the Confessional Booth...

Obviously not "Fr." Michael Pfleger (Phlegmer) ...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I found out my son is getting high.....
Replies: 8
Views: 551

Re: I found out my son is getting high.....

It was Mt Borah, in Idaho. Here's a video another climbing party posted of the nastiest part - at about 5 minutes in it made me dizzy: https://youtu.be/IihbQ6zgeTI?t=258 Well, at least he's in a mountainous country where the government only OCCASIONALLY kills innocent people on holiday. Though give...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Neck surgery today the 15th
Replies: 41
Views: 670

Re: Neck surgery today the 15th

piller wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:49 pm
... It also means I can't be infected with bubonic plague or hepatitis b.
New Post TETOWAWKI Career for Piller!
Image

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grbSQ6O6kbs :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back in time
Replies: 13
Views: 503

Re: Back in time

Back in the 1800s an ounce of Gold would buy you a Quality saddle/working horse. Today, an ounce of gold will buy you a... Decent saddle/working horse. Never look at Numbers, but Value. How much can an ounce of gold get you in REAL property (Horses, guns, land). IMO you will find that not much has c...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You can never have enough weapon-lights...
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Re: You can never have enough weapon-lights...

For that much weight on a 10-22 I would add a .308 barrel and firing mechanism as well as a laser/holo sight....

Then I would dropit on the ground and go off and kill people wit ha proper weapon... like a blade.
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back in time
Replies: 13
Views: 503

Re: Back in time

A couple of weeks ago at a country flea market I picked up some recent RIA catalogues. I had been previously unaware of such a fine printed catalogue for an auction. Wow. The quality of the pics - and specimens, are amazing as are quite a few of the write ups. Thumbing through it totally brought me...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: What gun[s] did the bad guy[s] use...?
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: What gun[s] did the bad guy[s] use...?

They always use either a Glock or an AK... https://public-sn3302.files.1drv.com/y4pYKgeFpoEO0cb417vnfOvTnWmIM_-15n9t9hnANnK9GZt1QBNQNBJ_9VjHknOx6w2gwK9SLFgnPx-4oh4AoBMfpfmSaaunR0DBwUyS_cyaO7pFjBBHwBMTxWOcmo8w7rhzLV-RWKMNl_TZ6eMIfGcOgRtlifCtQNfz-o02RpdqLhTZrj2OVwr8EShBEPiy7zs/77d3d70b.jpg?rdrts=17236...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: A thought:
Replies: 1
Views: 93

A thought:

When People can't control their own emotions, then they have to start trying to control other people's behavior...

https://youtu.be/z9CnkLAB1mw?t=175
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Answers to Some "WHY" Questions...
Replies: 12
Views: 534

Re: Answers to Some "WHY" Questions...

I wonder if Sammy Davis Jr. knew of the Satch's "Jewish background"...

https://youtu.be/UkHvw5eP5zU?t=262
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: U.S. Navy Collision... How does THAT happen???
Replies: 39
Views: 1161

Re: U.S. Navy Collision... How does THAT happen???

I'm enjoying this post .... Here's the scenario that my practiced eye sees in the two pictures below: ..... note that the damage is to the starboard (right) side of the Navy ship, and the port (left) side of the merchant. What I am seeing in my mind is the classic Crossing scenario. ... NOW, was I ...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Islamic Terrorists and Their Progressive Enablers
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Re: Islamic Terrorists and Their Progressive Enablers

I have a few "islamic" acquaintances and cow-orkers. IMO, and in the minds of many that I know, there is only two types of Islam: Liberal/"Apostate" and Ummah (everything else) There are some few (very few) non-Liberal Muslims that hold to the earliest Surahs and do not strive to achieve "global con...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Supreme Court Overturns the 'Provocation Doctrine'
Replies: 11
Views: 421

Re: Supreme Court Overturns the 'Provocation Doctrine'

I tend to be a bit preemptive in my less than positive view of LEO writ Large by making sure I have acquaintances amongst the lowly Beat Cops who would recognize my address immediately and either attempt to squelch a "wrong address" assault or call me on the QT before hand.Fortunately the Cops I kno...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: U.S. Navy Collision... How does THAT happen???
Replies: 39
Views: 1161

Re: U.S. Navy Collision... How does THAT happen???

How does it happen? Captains and Subordinates ignoring the Electronics and forgetting the fundamentals of Physics. Objects in motion tend to stay in motion. They collided for the same reasons that Trains hit cars on crossings that are over a mile away when the arms go down.... You can't stop a Train...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blades...
Replies: 16
Views: 718

Re: Blades...

Interesting blade. Piller some units get quite a bit of hand to hand from the hunter school at Camp Pendleton, within individual units, sending some to civilian schools in various locations. and in SOCOM (Special Operations Command). . I'm liking it more and more... if I can't get to my Gladius. He...
by Old Ironsights
Wed Jun 14, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blades...
Replies: 16
Views: 718

Re: Blades...

Interesting blade. Piller some units get quite a bit of hand to hand from the hunter school at Camp Pendleton, within individual units, sending some to civilian schools in various locations. and in SOCOM (Special Operations Command). . Regular Army didn't get any knife training when I was in. 1 day...
by Old Ironsights
Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blades...
Replies: 16
Views: 718

Re: Blades...

So why do you think the wakizashi performed better? the blade geometry ? I think so. The curved blade (which developed naturally from differential tempering) slices rather than chops. There's a reason even cleavers have a slight curve to them. OTOH the longer the curved blade, the more useless it i...
by Old Ironsights
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blades...
Replies: 16
Views: 718

Re: Blades...

:lol: :lol: :lol: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anEuw8F8cpE Yes. And yet, Tomahawks and other blades are still in vogue with our troops... Funny, that. H 2 H? You bet. Who the heck wants to let somebody with a blade get that close if you have a choice? Nobody. But it happens. Boar Spears are good...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I thought Wyoming WASN'T screwed up......
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: I thought Wyoming WASN'T screwed up......

Thing is, when the city folk gain a majority, any conservative rural state is doomed. :evil: :evil: I think some of that is because although the rural folks just adopt an attitude of "... as long as the city idiots leave me alone, I'm not gonna tell them what to do in the city ...", the urban anoin...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Jun 11, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blades...
Replies: 16
Views: 718

Re: Blades...

Yes. And yet, Tomahawks and other blades are still in vogue with our troops... Funny, that.
by Old Ironsights
Sun Jun 11, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I thought Wyoming WASN'T screwed up......
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: I thought Wyoming WASN'T screwed up......

BlaineG wrote:
Sun Jun 11, 2017 2:24 pm
Par for the course these days.....Having cruised thru J-Hole a couple times, I can assure it is not like WY in the slightest...Just like Austin is not TX....Thing is, when the city folk gain a majority, any conservative rural state is doomed. :evil: :evil:
This.
by Old Ironsights
Sun Jun 11, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Be Thankful you live in the US
Replies: 10
Views: 468

Re: Be Thankful you live in the US

living in California is rapidly becoming a nightmare for firearms owners with the current legislature we have. :( we soon not be able to: purchase ammo thru the mail or over the internet, you must get a permit to purchase ammo, you may purchase only 1 (one) firearm per month, possess a detachable m...
by Old Ironsights
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blades...
Replies: 16
Views: 718

Re: Blades...

Video unavailable... Prolly too 'violent'....if he were a pro-isis college kid from Berkley, and it was a Trump doll instead of a cardboard box, it would have been ok.... Naah. I just don't know how to publish to YouTube correctly. The video always showed for me, but I guess not for anyone else. I ...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Tax Dollars At Work...............
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: Your Tax Dollars At Work...............

Maybe it would be a good idea to privatize the VA in one way or another. Yeah, but just like with 'education' 'social security' 'health care' 'medicare' and so on....too many recipients panic that they will no longer be allowed to have their snout at the government trough, so the political oppositi...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Tax Dollars At Work...............
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: Your Tax Dollars At Work...............

I thought they stopped issuing paper checks. I haven't gotten a paper check in years, and I get a 10% deposit every month...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blades...
Replies: 16
Views: 718

Blades...

I have a few. I favor mid-length to short swords. While I have a Katana and have trained with a Great Sword, anything longer than 24" is lost on me. I even cut down and re-tempered a 29" Zatoichi style sword-cane to a 24" blade. I like my Gladius. But recently a "modern" Wakizashi at a stupidly low ...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fun Switch
Replies: 17
Views: 705

Re: Fun Switch

Why "funny"? I'm a tacticool genius... :wink: :twisted:
by Old Ironsights
Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Just Because...
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: Just Because...

BlaineG wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:35 pm
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Dear Doc AJ... Please keep your Tupperware Para away from your hounds...

Chewed up poly-1911 frames ruin the Meme...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Just Because...
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Just Because...

Image

And then the Fight Started...

:twisted:
by Old Ironsights
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting Semiauto Rifles
Replies: 7
Views: 621

Re: Interesting Semiauto Rifles

AJMD429 wrote:
Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:23 pm
https://youtu.be/rNqO49e_t30

Two of them have recoiling barrels, which I always think are interesting.
Aye. And a GM6 LYNX is one of the ones I'd love to own...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fun Switch
Replies: 17
Views: 705

Re: Fun Switch

Honestly, the "mag dump" possibility of the binary system doesn't interest me as much as the "reflexive double tap" does.

On a HK91 that would be awesome. :twisted:
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Life's Motto:
Replies: 8
Views: 498

Re: My Life's Motto:

One young female redshirt was crushed to death as a sponge when the Andromedans took over the Enterprise... and Scotty had to offer up "Something Green" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT4d7PIFFKM) to the Andromedan he was trying to out-drink...
by Old Ironsights
Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best ways to get a Felony Stop (without the felony) EVER
Replies: 13
Views: 698

Re: Best ways to get a Felony Stop (without the felony) EVER

my older brother and his buddies, did similar when just finished high school.....drove down mainstreet of the little touristy mountain town we lived near on saturday pm just before 4th of july......he was in the trunk holding the lid partly closed....they hit a speed bump, he let the lid come up an...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Who needs waterboarding?
Replies: 3
Views: 257

Who needs waterboarding?

I've always been amazed at the lack of creativity in the global "intel extraction" community. Waterboarding, bamboo, electro-shock, Justin Beiber, whatever. Booooring. If you want to physically and mentally crush someone, you don't really have to do anything... Except make your target sneeze. Over, ...
by Old Ironsights
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mamod loco with 13 cars
Replies: 36
Views: 1042

Re: Mamod loco with 13 cars

The trestle, ah, the trestle...

And teenie tiny cutting charges...

Bliss.
by Old Ironsights
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best ways to get a Felony Stop (without the felony) EVER
Replies: 13
Views: 698

Re: Best ways to get a Felony Stop (without the felony) EVER

I bet the cops could and most likely would charge a driver for that. A buddy of mine and myself got pulled over with guns drawn in our faces for a whole lot less than that. ----6 Pulled over? Sure. "Charged"/Cited? That would take some special word wrangling to make fed or the laws of most states "...