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by OldWin
Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Member's Intro
Replies: 8
Views: 137

Re: Member's Intro

Welcome! I smell a fresh bank account that needs to be exchanged for a safe full of cool guns! :D Seriously though, this is a great bunch, with LOTS of knowledge. And, on more than just leverguns....gasp! :o The guys gave good advise. Try and find a reputable safety course in your area. If you have ...
by OldWin
Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spike art
Replies: 38
Views: 898

Re: Spike art

Incredible Lenn!
Just beautiful work, my friend! You have incredible talent and imagination.
by OldWin
Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spike art
Replies: 38
Views: 898

Re: Spike art

Hahaha! Now its coming out the other end. Must have been quite a party.
Hope it aint the burning kind.
by OldWin
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers up for America
Replies: 11
Views: 590

Re: Prayers up for America

I know we've talked about this Pitchy. I also know it weighs heavily on you, my friend. As I've said, there are a lot of people that work hard to make us feel alone, but we aren't. Trump sitting in the WH is proof we are far from alone. Truth is, as bad as they didn't want Trump in there, they didn'...
by OldWin
Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Dixiejack,wcandres,oldgerboy & Pitchy
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Happy Birthday Dixiejack,wcandres,oldgerboy & Pitchy

Popular day!
Happy birthday guys.
by OldWin
Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 711

Re: Jeepin pics

Its the same here. Rust is always the biggest problem. Bought my 03 Rubicon new and put it up winters so its rust free. Got an old 97 four banger that was run winters till 2010 but I sprayed it with oil twice a year. :o I too, is rust free. Its getting tough to find TJ's, and especially YJ's, that ...
by OldWin
Sun Aug 06, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Built a drag saw.
Replies: 36
Views: 1214

Re: Built a drag saw.

Awesome pics bud. Now thats how to work!
by OldWin
Sun Aug 06, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 711

Re: Jeepin pics

Its the same here. Rust is always the biggest problem. Bought my 03 Rubicon new and put it up winters so its rust free. Got an old 97 four banger that was run winters till 2010 but I sprayed it with oil twice a year. I too, is rust free. Its getting tough to find TJ's, and especially YJ's, that don'...
by OldWin
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 987

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

Congrats my friend!
Happy Anniversary to you guys! Glad you are getting to spend time together.
by OldWin
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 711

Re: Jeepin pics

Quite a bit different terrain than the local desert I usually visit. Looks like everyone had a good time. So, how many times did you get stuck? I didn't the last two trips. I winched once Memorial weekend. Just ran out of clearance. Forward progress stopped a few times last weekend, but a back up a...
by OldWin
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 711

Re: Jeepin pics

I tell ya bud, they wouldn't let us all group up in one place. If they gave us one state and put us all there....... Im thinking we could take all comers. Wish I could have posted some videos but it wont let me. Bunch of em on Facebook and a bunch on YouTube under PV4WD. It is a bummer bein all spre...
by OldWin
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eye Surgery Coming Up
Replies: 31
Views: 720

Re: Eye Surgery Coming Up

Good luck Blaine.
I bet you are going to see a huge improvement.
Be shooting like Herb Parsons in no time!
by OldWin
Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 711

Re: Jeepin pics

Thanks bro. And yes, ole Six is right. It's a lot worse than it looks. Oh, come on Jack. Cruise on up in that minty Rubicon. We'll hit the trails! Missing a Schoodic Mountain trip tomorrow. Bummer, it's a great trail. We are going down to the oldest sons place. Guess I can't be a kid ALL the time......
by OldWin
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 711

Re: Jeepin pics

Just beautiful.
You gotta love flatties. Haven't had one.....yet. I had a 59 CJ-5 though. I never should have sold it.
by OldWin
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 711

Re: Jeepin pics

Quite a bit different terrain than the local desert I usually visit. Looks like everyone had a good time. So, how many times did you get stuck? I didn't the last two trips. I winched once Memorial weekend. Just ran out of clearance. Forward progress stopped a few times last weekend, but a back up a...
by OldWin
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 711

Re: Jeepin pics

First trip was down to Bear Mt., by Livermore Falls. Last weekend was trails on a club members property. Much tougher than the pics look! There was some carnage. Guy broke the yoke on the drive flange on a YJ, club pres stripped some teeth off his front ring gear, two XJ Cheokees with body damage (o...
by OldWin
Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeepin pics
Replies: 24
Views: 711

Jeepin pics

Been Jeeping with the club the last two weekends. Thought I'd post a bunch of pics.
by OldWin
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spike art
Replies: 38
Views: 898

Re: Spike art

Now that is just a riot, bud!
Guess he got.........hammered. :?

See what i did there Blaine?
by OldWin
Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Built a drag saw.
Replies: 36
Views: 1214

Re: Built a drag saw.

You build some cool stuff bud! I really like stuff from the old logging days.
Probably cause I don't need to use it to earn a living haha.
by OldWin
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Built a drag saw.
Replies: 36
Views: 1214

Re: Built a drag saw.

Looking good Lenn. That would be way faster for me. I'd have to stop and take a break about every 30 seconds :D
Then I'd remember there was something else I had to do......then I'd think how good a cold beer would taste.......then I'd have to take a leak.......probably should see about lunch. :D
by OldWin
Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wanna Be a SAILOR?
Replies: 12
Views: 577

Re: Wanna Be a SAILOR?

Who you foolin, Six? You couldn't fit those Winchesters of yours in a shack. :D

Mmmmmm.....Yuengling. Wish we could get that stuff up here.
by OldWin
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 94 carbine or rifle?
Replies: 23
Views: 901

Re: Winchester 94 carbine or rifle?

I have a bunch of 94s, from 16-26". Ive got 32s in 16,20, and 24. Ive carried and hunted with them all. Everbody loves the trappers, but truthfully, they are the least practical and have the worst balance IMO. The 20" carbines are the best if you hunt the thick or are in and out of vehicles. Like Si...
by OldWin
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 987

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

That there is a plan, ole buddy! That would be really cool! I am touched that you thought of us. New Jeep!!?? You aint gettin rid of your Rubi are you? Wife and I been doing a lot of wheeling with the Jeep club this summer. I will have to start a thread and post pics. Yeah, we don't have any of that...
by OldWin
Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A public thank you to sixgun
Replies: 35
Views: 987

Re: A public thank you to sixgun

Hey Jack, you got groupies! :D Just hackin on ya bud. Ole Six is the best. I've been down to visit him a couple times, and I can tell you guys, he is exactly what he is here. He has used me MORE than fair in our dealings. Heck, he sent a complete, like new Dillon setup to my son. Boxed her all up an...
by OldWin
Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Built a drag saw.
Replies: 36
Views: 1214

Re: Built a drag saw.

Good job bud! I'll bet that beats dragging a crosscut or buck any day!
by OldWin
Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eclipse craziness
Replies: 14
Views: 704

Re: Eclipse craziness

Well, this is the first I've even heard of it.
Guess i ain't part of the frenzy.
by OldWin
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little range time with a new 1911
Replies: 13
Views: 618

Re: A little range time with a new 1911

Nice!
My son has the exact same pistol. Runs like a champ.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it? (video falling tree added)
Replies: 33
Views: 966

Re: What is it? (video falling tree added)

Sorry to hear about your back bud. Take it easy, Lenn.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Would You Score My Buck ?
Replies: 11
Views: 443

Re: How Would You Score My Buck ?

Wow. Good thing you checked with the Doc.
Best of luck and prayers for a quick and sucessful fix.
by OldWin
Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it? (video falling tree added)
Replies: 33
Views: 966

Re: What is it? (video falling tree added)

Good job Lenn. Just like the old days!
Looks like Norma is bouncing back pretty well from the surgery.
by OldWin
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making your voice heard
Replies: 13
Views: 524

Re: Making your voice heard

Wow.

A glimmer of hope.
by OldWin
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Action strength again!
Replies: 12
Views: 623

Re: Action strength again!

Reliability means different things. Strength, I dont really see as an issue with either. Starting side by side all ready go, and measuring round count without a malfunction, the AR of TODAY will run with a Mini no problem. Good chance it'll best it (and I'm a former AR hater). If you are shooting am...
by OldWin
Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Guy from New Mexico....
Replies: 17
Views: 509

Re: New Guy from New Mexico....

Welcome from Maine. If you spend much time here, your levergun list will get longer.
We are chronic enablers.
by OldWin
Sun Jul 02, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a axe sharpener
Replies: 9
Views: 503

Re: Made a axe sharpener

That's pretty slick Lenn. Great idea!
Bet it could be done with a stone or file for sharpening in the field, also. Kind of like a Lansky sharpener.
by OldWin
Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another good dog gone.
Replies: 18
Views: 539

Re: Another good dog gone.

Sorry for your loss. Four years is too short.
by OldWin
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New guy from Texas
Replies: 33
Views: 793

Re: New guy from Texas

Welcome from Maine.
There is only one requirement......if you got cool leverguns, we want to see lots of pics of em to drool over. :D
by OldWin
Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a handle for a old axe.
Replies: 15
Views: 524

Re: Made a handle for a old axe.

Cool old pictures bud!
We have a museum up in Patton that is filled with stuff from the old days of big pine logging here.
by OldWin
Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a handle for a old axe.
Replies: 15
Views: 524

Re: Made a handle for a old axe.

Nice work Lenn!
Bein in logging country, I'm sure you know how special an axe was to it's owner. A very personal thing.
Always makes me wonder when one is found like that.
My dad always told me to never pick up or use another man's axe without permission.
I keep one in every vehicle.
by OldWin
Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Here kitty kitty
Replies: 31
Views: 1131

Re: Here kitty kitty

Prayers for your wife, buddy. Wish her well for a smooth procedure and speedy recovery.
by OldWin
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More 1860 shootin
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: More 1860 shootin

Good shooting, buddy.
Pretty clever filling in the rammer hole. Really streamlined the look.
What did it do to the balance? Must shift it rearward.
by OldWin
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Growing Up in the 70s & 80s
Replies: 17
Views: 782

Re: Growing Up in the 70s & 80s

Live in the same small town I grew up in. I figured my buddies and I were just like everybody else. Years later at class reunions, and bumping into old classmates, everybody kept telling me how "bad" my buddies and I were. Well, maybe a little. :D We raised a lotta h3ll in this little town. Can't be...
by OldWin
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage Marlin 38-55 Ad
Replies: 5
Views: 298

Re: Vintage Marlin 38-55 Ad

Cool! The 38-55 is my favorite "medium action" cartridge. Think I'm going to hunt with my 94 half mag SRC this year.
For whatever reason, the 38-55 was VERY popular here, along with the 38-40 (another of my favorites). Them ole hicks was smart. :D
by OldWin
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Here kitty kitty
Replies: 31
Views: 1131

Re: Here kitty kitty

People catch em here on trail cams and report sightings but mostly they keep out of sight in the big woods. Everybody gets upset cause the state won't admit they are here. I keep telling them they should be glad of that. Once they confirm it, the Gov't can swoop it and make a "Spotted Owl" out of em...
by OldWin
Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle
Replies: 19
Views: 645

Re: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle

Still got my Harley. Don't ride it much and contemplated selling it. I could finish my Jeep up and buy some cool guns, but once it's gone I won't be able to justify another.
Guess I will hang onto it for a while.
by OldWin
Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Here kitty kitty
Replies: 31
Views: 1131

Re: Here kitty kitty

Keep your head on a swivel and that purty Colt .44 handy, old buddy.
Them cats like to surprise ya.
by OldWin
Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle
Replies: 19
Views: 645

Re: Shedding A Tear For The Last Motorcycle

Sorry to hear Blaine. It's never an easy decision, but a good rider knows when it's time. If you felt it was right, it probably was.
by OldWin
Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Colt SAA
Replies: 46
Views: 2147

Re: My Colt SAA

I can't get over how well your 1860 shoots, Pitchy.

That said, I still want that awesome .44! :D
by OldWin
Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shot my 1860 conversion today
Replies: 30
Views: 1148

Re: Shot my 1860 conversion today

Good shootin old buddy!
The group on the left with the .44 is very good. :D
I would think a '72 in .44spec. would just be the bees knees.
by OldWin
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Colt SAA
Replies: 46
Views: 2147

Re: My Colt SAA

I hear ya buddy. Thank you, but it would only make it worse haha.
It IS a beauty, though.
My son and I were out shooting my 2nd Gen .357 a couple weeks ago.
by OldWin
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Colt SAA
Replies: 46
Views: 2147

Re: My Colt SAA

Oh man, I shouldn't have watched those! :mrgreen: That thing makes me sick with envy. Fathers day is coming up, how bout sending your old buddy Jay that old Colt as a little gift? :D Beautiful Colt Lenn. I'd say you did pretty well with the old girl. I usually do best if the sights are clear and let...