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Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-04-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By shirtz1
Like most here, I just accepted that I wasn't as...

Like most here, I just accepted that I wasn't as young as I once was. One long night drive convinced me to have my eyes checked out. Sure enough, the left eye was virtually blind. The doc told me...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-04-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,085
Posted By shirtz1
I was married to the most beautiful woman you can...

I was married to the most beautiful woman you can imagine. A real conversation stopper when we entered a room. 2 little problems I found out about shortly after. Drugs. Prescription meds. Had the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-04-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,729
Posted By shirtz1
I started in the 40's with an obsession for...

I started in the 40's with an obsession for airplanes. I built perhaps a hundred solid models (Stromberg) then moved up to "U Control" models, then became fascinated with RC models. Won a science...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-23-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,255
Posted By shirtz1
Stick guy here by choice. Broke my heart when my...

Stick guy here by choice. Broke my heart when my '06 Sierra got t-boned just north pf Prov, RI. Great 5 speed with roll up windows, manual door locks etc. Your basic truck with no frills. Believe...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 09-08-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,226
Posted By shirtz1
Qwn 2 here. One with both Cyl's, and one with...

Qwn 2 here. One with both Cyl's, and one with just the LR. The first was built by Heritage, and the second (some years later) was a Taurus. The heritage quality of fit and finish is better than the...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 08-26-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By shirtz1
Cool I bought my 795 on a whim because of the price,...

I bought my 795 on a whim because of the price, pre Rem, New Haven made, and was only $129 with a $25 rebate making it $104. Had it about 10 years now and has contributed many pounds of spent brass...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 08-26-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,907
Posted By shirtz1
Ferox, ya got me beat. 2RR's and one Henry lever....

Ferox, ya got me beat. 2RR's and one Henry lever. Now, if I can find a left side holster to match my RH holster, I'm set. Add the cowboy hat and just be cooool. :cool:
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-26-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 131,108
Posted By shirtz1
To visualize what it takes for a micrometer to...

To visualize what it takes for a micrometer to measure, .001" it is the equivalent of a 3" wide yard marker on a football field.
Precision measurement is in the field of 1 millionth of an inch or...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-26-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 990
Posted By shirtz1
A little off topic, but I too raced QM's back in...

A little off topic, but I too raced QM's back in the early '60's. Mostly indoor. There was another young guy from PA that was impossible to beat. He went on to bigger stuff, and did quite well....
Forum: Henry 08-25-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,066
Posted By shirtz1
I love my Henry. I too was a little disappointed...

I love my Henry. I too was a little disappointed with the flat varnish(?) they used on the stock. Instead of refinishing, I just rubbed it down with some automotive clear coat polishing compound...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 08-25-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,907
Posted By shirtz1
All you need now is a cowboy hat, and you'll look...

All you need now is a cowboy hat, and you'll look like John Wayne. Welcome to the club.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-25-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By shirtz1
Rhody, was that your back yard? If so, thanx.

Rhody, was that your back yard? If so, thanx.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-25-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,100
Posted By shirtz1
Back around '49/'50, bought a well used either...

Back around '49/'50, bought a well used either Rem or Win model 13 single shot for $2.00. Pictured my self as the 'Lone Ranger'. Couldn't hit the wall of a barn if I was inside it. Tried for a...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-25-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,837
Posted By shirtz1
Stringnut, I'd have told him to just savor the...

Stringnut, I'd have told him to just savor the moment as it would probably never happen again. :bthumb:
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-25-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 990
Posted By shirtz1
As a kid with lots of woods nearby, we kids all...

As a kid with lots of woods nearby, we kids all had Daisy Red Ryders. There was a long deserted log cabin about 200 yds in one area which of course became our fort. We considered tin cans, old...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-25-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,370
Posted By shirtz1
Back in the mid 60's, I lived in southern NY. ...

Back in the mid 60's, I lived in southern NY. Headed up to the Catskill mts with my buds to seek out some horns. We set up a 'drive', and I was the point guy, standing behind a tree with my...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-25-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By shirtz1
Cranky, I'm with you. Been shaving in the shower...

Cranky, I'm with you. Been shaving in the shower for about 50 yrs (so far). I use the cheap plastic razors also, either Bic or Gillete. Not a heavy beard, and i don't draw a drop of blood more than...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-13-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By shirtz1
I don't know how I lived this long without vids...

I don't know how I lived this long without vids of myself doing stupid stuff. Since we don't have cell service here, I'd have to depend on my lil ol Nikon or my 8MM to record it. When I was a kid,...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 08-13-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,602
Posted By shirtz1
+10 on the Baraska. The only thing I found them...

+10 on the Baraska. The only thing I found them useful for is to throw it at the target. You're more apt to hit anything with it that way.;)
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 08-13-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,525
Posted By shirtz1
If recoil is the reason she prefers 22LR, Perhaps...

If recoil is the reason she prefers 22LR, Perhaps you could intro her to a 22 mag. The recoils is slightly more, but it is the baby of SD weapons. The 9 is the answer, but the little mag is years...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 08-11-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,907
Posted By shirtz1
It's like to some people, if their paramour isn't...

It's like to some people, if their paramour isn't covered in tats, she's not worth it. I buy and keep guns that I have because I enjoy shooting them. Much prefer wood over plastic, just cause I'm...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-11-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By shirtz1
A great way to cause serious damage to this...

A great way to cause serious damage to this pretty little girl. I'll never understand why people encourage their kids to do stupid stuff. Boggles my mind.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-11-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By shirtz1
farrlarr, I have you by a few years, but had my...

farrlarr, I have you by a few years, but had my eyes (both) done about 2 years ago. Had the same type problem, Looked like fireworks with oncoming cars at night. Being basically a coward, I looked...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-11-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By shirtz1
It's my understanding that it is not avail on COX...

It's my understanding that it is not avail on COX network. Dir TV for me. Not a lot of visiting commentators, just news. Read it and weep.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-11-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,814
Posted By shirtz1
Call me old fashioned. Growing up in the days of...

Call me old fashioned. Growing up in the days of Chevy's Fords. Willys, Nash etc., I've seen a lot of them come and go. Most of them that went, did so after major design or manufacturing changes....
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