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Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 08-18-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,681
Posted By Flinter
Another vote for the 7mm-08. It's a great,...

Another vote for the 7mm-08.

It's a great, light recoiling round.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 08-08-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,174
Posted By Flinter
I bought my chipper for 200 dollars off of one of...

I bought my chipper for 200 dollars off of one of the various yard
sale sites. At that price point I don't mind if it sits unused for most of the year.

The worst thing about them is that they...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 08-08-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 903
Posted By Flinter
I'm sure there are others on here that have been...

I'm sure there are others on here that have been further/longer than I have, but I frequently take week long motorcycle trips. I've been pretty much everywhere east of the Mississippi.

I pack a...
Forum: Financial Forum 07-29-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,040
Posted By Flinter
Kudos. That was all brand new info to me.

Kudos. That was all brand new info to me.
Forum: AllOutdoor.com 07-22-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Flinter
I quit wearing Levis when they started advocating...

I quit wearing Levis when they started advocating for gay scoutmasters.

I've never found a reason to go back.

Truthfully, I didn't think they had much of a market share anymore. I used to see...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 07-22-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,833
Posted By Flinter
Maybe I do need to narrow down my requirements. ...

Maybe I do need to narrow down my requirements. I plan to buy something next spring.

My intended use for it is taking gun stock blanks and cutting them to shape. Most muzzleloader blanks are...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 07-21-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,833
Posted By Flinter
I haven't even started looking at bandsaws yet. ...

I haven't even started looking at bandsaws yet. I need something that will cut long lengths of hardwood at about 3 inches thick.
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 07-20-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,833
Posted By Flinter
Good to know! My next "big" purchase will be a...

Good to know! My next "big" purchase will be a wood lathe. Those things aren't cheap.

I also need a band saw.
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 07-20-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,833
Posted By Flinter
lol I am not responsible for lost paychecks. ...

lol I am not responsible for lost paychecks. I've recently discovered a store called Woodcraft. I've spent a small fortune on wood chisels.

Sorry for the confusion over the name. In the...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 07-19-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,833
Posted By Flinter
https://www.woodcraft.com/products/woodriver-patte...

https://www.woodcraft.com/products/woodriver-patternmakers-or-gunstock-carving-vise?via=573621f469702d06760016cd%2C576328a869702d20ec000b2f%2C576419ee69702d3baa0002ef

That's the one that I have.
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 07-18-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,355
Posted By Flinter
I don't personally hunt with an AR, but if I did...

I don't personally hunt with an AR, but if I did it would be nice not to have to buy special 5 round mags for hunting. Most people already have plenty of 30s.
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 07-18-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,833
Posted By Flinter
I'm a tool junkie. It comes from a lifetime of...

I'm a tool junkie. It comes from a lifetime of being too poor to pay people to work on my stuff and a love of motorcycles.

I have all the standard automotive tools. A bunch of woodworking stuff...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 06-13-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,798
Posted By Flinter
I have a 6 inch Colt Peacekeeper that is pre '85,...

I have a 6 inch Colt Peacekeeper that is pre '85, or very close at least. I can't remember when I got it.

Over the years it's became one of my most used guns.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 06-11-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,763
Posted By Flinter
For carry I always seem to find my way back to my...

For carry I always seem to find my way back to my S&W Airweight snubby.

For woods roaming my Colt Peacekeeper in .357 has been my go to choice for most of my life. At one time I thought a 41 Mag...
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 05-17-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,768
Posted By Flinter
That's one of the things that I hate the most...

That's one of the things that I hate the most about TLJ. It killed any chance of Solo becoming a trilogy. Solo was a much better movie and I would have liked to have seen it develop further.
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 05-15-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,768
Posted By Flinter
It will probably be the very first Star Wars...

It will probably be the very first Star Wars movie that I do not go to the theater to see.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 05-11-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,029
Posted By Flinter
Is a threat 200 yards out, around a building,...

Is a threat 200 yards out, around a building, with a vest, in a rig, a self defense scenario for ccw?

No.



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Hmmm. Your sense of humor is smaller...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 05-11-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,029
Posted By Flinter
Ha! What's the matter? Can't handle the recoil...

Ha! What's the matter? Can't handle the recoil of a 50? What if the threat is 200 yards out? Or behind a building? Or wearing a vest? Or in a big rig that you need to stop? What if Chuck...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 05-07-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,029
Posted By Flinter
I've been carrying a Glock 42 pretty much since...

I've been carrying a Glock 42 pretty much since they came out. I love it.

I like the "little" 380.
Forum: Missouri 04-18-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Flinter
I'm by no means an expert, but i always toss some...

I'm by no means an expert, but i always toss some potting soil in the hole.

The danger, as I understand it, is that you can create a situation where the roots don't want to leave the hole you...
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 04-13-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,039
Posted By Flinter
I've been a fan since I was 5 years old. After...

I've been a fan since I was 5 years old. After the last one though, I'm not excited at all. It's became a horrible series.
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 03-01-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,481
Posted By Flinter
Guns on the Early Frontiers by Carl P. Russell. ...

Guns on the Early Frontiers by Carl P. Russell.

I highly recommend it for anyone interested in early guns.
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,065
Posted By Flinter
I've been to those (except the Pittsburgh one)...

I've been to those (except the Pittsburgh one) many times. If you make it out this way, there are many other sites you would want to add to your list. Jumonville is my personal favorite of the ones...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 02-27-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,622
Posted By Flinter
That would be my choice as well. It's not ideal,...

That would be my choice as well. It's not ideal, but any straight walled case would be fair game. I've heard (but have not verified) that it's not ideal for bottlenecked rounds.
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,065
Posted By Flinter
I've seen a number of averages tossed around but...

I've seen a number of averages tossed around but you have to be careful with all of them. The reason why it was so low is because the infant mortality rate was so high.

So if you die shortly...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 01-27-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,514
Posted By Flinter
I've carried a Glock 42 pretty much since they...

I've carried a Glock 42 pretty much since they introduced them.

I'm still alive.
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 01-19-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,676
Posted By Flinter
I used a single Hudson Bay 4 point blanket inside...

I used a single Hudson Bay 4 point blanket inside of a canvas tent one night when the temperature dropped to 9 degrees. Coldest night of my life.

To sleep warmly in cold weather using just a wool...
Forum: Food and water 01-12-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,219
Posted By Flinter
Assuming the water really is ok coming from the...

Assuming the water really is ok coming from the city, the next question is...is it being polluted somewhere in your line?
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-12-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,209
Posted By Flinter
I have a Whisperlite stove, a Whisperlite...

I have a Whisperlite stove, a Whisperlite International, a Coleman Dual Fuel, and a Snow Peak single burner that uses the little propane canisters.

I keep the Snow Peak in my GHB, but if it takes...
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Flinter
No better or worse than any other light shoe.

No better or worse than any other light shoe.
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Flinter
Not only have I made them, I have also spent a...

Not only have I made them, I have also spent a lot of time in them. I've used them for everything from camp slippers to week long woods excursions. My experience has been with eastern style center...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 12-30-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,802
Posted By Flinter
There are a ton of firearms in this country...

There are a ton of firearms in this country chambered for that round. The demand would be there. Someone would step up to manufacture the ammo and make the money from it.

Would it be as cheap as...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,040
Posted By Flinter
My wife says that I have a friendly face. ...

My wife says that I have a friendly face. Everywhere we go, complete strangers want to strike up a conversation with me. It drives her insane.

I don't loan my phone either. I'm too big of a...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-25-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,124
Posted By Flinter
Tobbagan where I live means a knit hat/ski mask.

Tobbagan where I live means a knit hat/ski mask.
Forum: Black powder 12-18-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,678
Posted By Flinter
Sorry. Typed a response and realized I don't...

Sorry. Typed a response and realized I don't care to post it.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-17-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By Flinter
Lyman still sells those molds. I have a set...

Lyman still sells those molds. I have a set downstairs that are about 10 years old.

If you can easily score it with your fingernail, odds are it's pure, soft lead. That's the test most people in...
Forum: Black powder 12-14-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,678
Posted By Flinter
I don't think the calculation on that is going to...

I don't think the calculation on that is going to be as linear as you think it is. Most flintlock smooth bore shooters that you talk to are going to give you a reference of between 50 and 70 yards...
Forum: Urban Survival 11-26-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,010
Posted By Flinter
I use a 5.11 Rush 12 for my GHB. It has pockets...

I use a 5.11 Rush 12 for my GHB. It has pockets on the sides that hold Nalgene water bottles and one pouch that hold spare batteries in a case. There is a light wool blanket tied underneath it. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,318
Posted By Flinter
I spent some time in Kalispel once. There is a...

I spent some time in Kalispel once. There is a bar up there where you can carve your name into the tables/walls. Somewhere in that place is the initials of myself and a lady friend.

I thought...
Forum: Black powder 11-03-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,178
Posted By Flinter
Thoughts; I use buckshot for my little 25...

Thoughts;

I use buckshot for my little 25 caliber flintlock. I find the actual size varies quite a bit. Have you ever put calipers to yours? I'd be interested to see if the range varied as much...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 10-05-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,099
Posted By Flinter
Do a traditional rust brown then boil some water...

Do a traditional rust brown then boil some water in a trough (like a piece of gutter) and place the barrel in. It will turn black. The water is supposed to be purified but I've never had a problem...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 10-03-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,099
Posted By Flinter
Nice. Is this the first muzzle loader you've put...

Nice. Is this the first muzzle loader you've put together?
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 09-12-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,852
Posted By Flinter
I used coal to heat my house for about 4 years. ...

I used coal to heat my house for about 4 years. I much preferred it to wood. I only had to fill it twice per day and my house stayed 80 degrees all winter. Coal was about 50 dollars a ton when I...
Forum: Ohio 08-21-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,652
Posted By Flinter
I went to the one in Virginia Beach this year. ...

I went to the one in Virginia Beach this year.

I love their pants. Especially the Edge Chinos.
Forum: Rifle Forum 05-29-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,175
Posted By Flinter
Nice score. The M1 Carbine was always one of my...

Nice score. The M1 Carbine was always one of my favorite rifle designs. It's light, accurate, reasonably powerful...what's not to like?

I've owned half a dozen over the years. The only one I...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 05-05-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,392
Posted By Flinter
I enjoy a few shots of bourbon every now and...

I enjoy a few shots of bourbon every now and then. Usually Old Grand-dad or Makers Mark. Anything more expensive than that is wasted on me.

Of course, as a native WVian....I also partake in the...
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 04-25-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,414
Posted By Flinter
I wouldn't shoot a wooden bolt out of any...

I wouldn't shoot a wooden bolt out of any crossbow that was over about 120 pounds draw weight. Even at that weight I'd be reluctant to fire a home made arrow. If you ever watch a video of a 60...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 04-18-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 27,254
Posted By Flinter
The problem with the 340 is that it doesn't feed...

The problem with the 340 is that it doesn't feed worth a darn.
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 04-14-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,698
Posted By Flinter
Anti-venom would be high on my list! A...

Anti-venom would be high on my list!

A primitive hike in Australia seems ballsy, I'll give you that.

Just cover the basics. Food, water and shelter. When I reenacted we used to do hikes...
Forum: Black powder 04-11-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,179
Posted By Flinter
For anyone wanting a high quality flintlock rifle...

For anyone wanting a high quality flintlock rifle and doesn't mind putting some elbow grease into it, do a search for Jim Kibler gun kits. You can have a fantastic flintlock (Chambers lock, Rice...
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