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by Pitchy
Thu Jun 13, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Took a stroll, seen deer.
Replies: 0
Views: 1375

Took a stroll, seen deer.

Wife and i took a walk and spotted a couple does. :) http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/sub%20album%201/sub%20album%202/IMG_0809_zpsfa9c40f8.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/sub%20album%201/sub%20album%202/IMG_0810_zps28d00599.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v...
by Pitchy
Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Yours truly with a few (old) shootfest pics
Replies: 6
Views: 2476

Re: Yours truly with a few (old) shootfest pics

The Thompsons are cool, i have a semi auto model but they are heavy. :)
by Pitchy
Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Built a tilt hammer
Replies: 2
Views: 1591

Re: Built a tilt hammer

Guess you will be busy for a week or two preparing for the seven or eight days of summer before ice and snow begin again.
:lol:

Glad ya liked the vids Sarge and your right about the weather though its been beautiful around 70 degrees. :)
by Pitchy
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Yours truly with a few (old) shootfest pics
Replies: 6
Views: 2476

Re: Yours truly with a few (old) shootfest pics

Cool pics Adam and envy you shooting the Tommy gun in full auto i take it. 8-)
by Pitchy
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: flint and cap & ball shooters - on this board?
Replies: 13
Views: 3958

Re: flint and cap & ball shooters - on this board?

Cam, thanks.
I come and go on muzzleloaders, a few years back i was into them heavy and just seen one on the net so built one.
It has a Green MT. barrel on it the rest i made.
I haven`t hunted with it or archery for a few years now but may again one of these years. :)
by Pitchy
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Built a tilt hammer
Replies: 2
Views: 1591

Built a tilt hammer

Been wanting to make one of these for years so the other day we put one together. Also this morn moved the whole setup from the car port to outdoors, may put a roof over it later. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/sub%20album%201/sub%20album%202/IMG_0808_zps84632218.jpg Videos. http:/...
by Pitchy
Fri May 31, 2013 5:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: flint and cap & ball shooters - on this board?
Replies: 13
Views: 3958

Re: flint and cap & ball shooters - on this board?

Thanks Adam, those rifles you guys posted are really nice 8-) Adam i`m not the person to ask about removing breech plugs and ya have to be very careful about doing so. I`d go to a couple ML boards and ask there about it, here`s one ya might find some info. http://traditionalmuzzleloadingassociation....
by Pitchy
Thu May 30, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: flint and cap & ball shooters - on this board?
Replies: 13
Views: 3958

Re: flint and cap & ball shooters - on this board?

Thanks Joe, here`s the story on the matchlock hunt. Headed out to a box stand that sits on top of the sawmill roof along my field. It was late afternoon and sunny and calm, i got in the stand and sat on my bar stool and hung my burning match on a nail beside me. Was only there about 10-15 minutes an...
by Pitchy
Thu May 30, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: flint and cap & ball shooters - on this board?
Replies: 13
Views: 3958

Re: flint and cap & ball shooters - on this board?

54 Cal matchlock i made, killed a deer with it. video http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/th_SDC11035.jpg video http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/th_SDC10980.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/matchlockdoe2.jpg 54 cal Pedersoli BlueRidge. http://img.phot...
by Pitchy
Wed May 29, 2013 6:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Home made steam boats
Replies: 6
Views: 2381

Re: Home made steam boats

Thanks guys.
Sarge, i agree but the motor doesn`t have enough power to do that.
I may make a new motor and i have a RC prop i`m going to try.
But it does move, here`s what we have so far. :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5za5iHqjKHM
by Pitchy
Sat May 25, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Home made steam boats
Replies: 6
Views: 2381

Re: Home made steam boats

Thanks fellers, working on a steam powered airplane on floats now. Not sure it will have enough rpm to move it or not.

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video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7rcvUAw9Ow
by Pitchy
Fri May 24, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Home made steam boats
Replies: 6
Views: 2381

Home made steam boats

Been building some tin steam boats, hope ya enjoy them. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzVOEU5SnEQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jpsv2QUpIU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSvACCsnp2I http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7K_nGytlNTc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYnhuiRQlr8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?...
by Pitchy
Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lost our Snoopy dog.
Replies: 15
Views: 4201

Re: Lost our Snoopy dog.

:lol: Already have one, made it for a St Bernard we used to have. Thanks everyone, we`ve had a lot of dogs and have had to have some put down for health reasons . What is hard about Snoopy is not know where he is, if he`s suffering, dead or in someones home. I got closer to that dog than any other d...
by Pitchy
Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: any info would be great
Replies: 7
Views: 4247

Re: any info would be great

That`s a dandy looking rifle, my 8 is still alluding me but someday. :)
by Pitchy
Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lost our Snoopy dog.
Replies: 15
Views: 4201

Re: Lost our Snoopy dog.

Well fellers we never found Snoopy and feel pretty dern bad about it. :( We found another dog the other day and bought it, He`s a 4 1/2 year old Newfoundland that a breeder was retiring. So far so good and we have bonded good and he loves his new home. His name is Indy. http://imageshack.us/a/img443...
by Pitchy
Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:02 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Pics of whats coming
Replies: 21
Views: 7823

Re: Pics of whats coming

Now that`s going to be pretty dern cool. 8-)
by Pitchy
Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Pics of whats coming
Replies: 21
Views: 7823

Re: Pics of whats coming

Very nice indeed, looks great. 8-)
by Pitchy
Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Few 81 pictures
Replies: 28
Views: 9610

Re: Few 81 pictures

Thanks Keltg, we had him for six years, he was a real friend.
by Pitchy
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Few 81 pictures
Replies: 28
Views: 9610

Re: Few 81 pictures

Thanks everyone. :)
Sure miss my dog. :(
by Pitchy
Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: 2nd Amendment Support
Replies: 11
Views: 4298

Re: 2nd Amendment Support

by Pitchy
Sat Feb 02, 2013 11:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Obama the Skeet shooter?
Replies: 3
Views: 2044

Re: Obama the Skeet shooter?

Yea more lies and deception, but half the country will believe it. :(
Guess the good news is after he disarms all his followers the only armed people left will be the good guys.
by Pitchy
Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Lee hand Press
Replies: 4
Views: 2121

Re: The Lee hand Press

Thanks, i`m impressed how well it works and am real happy with it. I have a turret press also but this is handy and i`m liking the hand primmer also. I read some reviews on the Hornady 1500 digital scale after i ordered it and are a little concerned. Most the negitive replies were people that were l...
by Pitchy
Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Lee hand Press
Replies: 4
Views: 2121

The Lee hand Press

Bought one the other day and built a box for it and other stuff. Makes for a load anywhere set-up that is pretty handy. I really like it and have been loading 45-70`s with it with no effort. The pictures show a beam scale in the box but today i ordered a Hornady digital scale which will lay flat and...
by Pitchy
Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: new Model 8 owner
Replies: 4
Views: 1762

Re: new Model 8 owner

Welcome aboard :)
by Pitchy
Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lost our Snoopy dog.
Replies: 15
Views: 4201

Re: Lost our Snoopy dog.

Thank you Adam and will be praying for you and your dog. There are tons of people looking for Snoopy on face book and other places. Lots of people at the trailer park where he was lost looking too so still high hopes we`ll get him back. Snoopy was a abused puppy when we got him, he wouldn`t get near...
by Pitchy
Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lost our Snoopy dog.
Replies: 15
Views: 4201

Re: Lost our Snoopy dog.

Thanks fellers, i`m blaming myself a little and it`s hard to deal with.
If we wouldn`t of went to TX it wouldn`t of happened.
by Pitchy
Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Lost our Snoopy dog.
Replies: 15
Views: 4201

Re: Lost our Snoopy dog.

Thank you, there a lot of things that don`t add up and it`s tearing my heart out thinking about it.
Ya feel so helpless. :(
by Pitchy
Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lost our Snoopy dog.
Replies: 15
Views: 4201

Re: Lost our Snoopy dog.

We feel sorry as hell about losing our dog, thought someone else might. :roll:
by Pitchy
Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WWII, Iwo Jima, Guam, Pelilu
Replies: 5
Views: 2105

Re: WWII, Iwo Jima, Guam, Pelilu

Neat watch Pitchy. :)
by Pitchy
Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: WWII, Iwo Jima, Guam, Pelilu
Replies: 5
Views: 2105

Re: WWII, Iwo Jima, Guam, Pelilu

sighthound, ya inspired me so much that i bought one of these on Ebay. :)

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by Pitchy
Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New Truck
Replies: 10
Views: 3500

Re: New Truck

Cool, used to make calls too the tower for engine test runs. 8-)
by Pitchy
Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: WWII, Iwo Jima, Guam, Pelilu
Replies: 5
Views: 2105

Re: WWII, Iwo Jima, Guam, Pelilu

Well it pretty much shows that war is Hell, all of them.
Also shows how proud we can be of our country, we need more of that now days.
I`d love to have a statue of the flag raising, salute too all those that served.
Thanks fer sharing.
by Pitchy
Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Lost our Snoopy dog.
Replies: 15
Views: 4201

Lost our Snoopy dog.

Family issues forced us to leave and take a trip too TX where we stayed at a trailer park with neighbors from here. We went to town to get a part for the car and left Snoopy in their trailer with their dog. When we returned Snoop had pushed the door open and vanished. We searched all day every day f...
by Pitchy
Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: New Truck
Replies: 10
Views: 3500

Re: New Truck

Thanks sighthound, i better start a new thread about it so not to highjack this thread.
I was a crew chief on F4 Phantoms, thanks for your service also. :)
by Pitchy
Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: New Truck
Replies: 10
Views: 3500

Re: New Truck

Thanks Roger, not to side track the thread but family issues made us travel to TX.
Lost our Snoop Dog while there, devastating. :(
Had to come home withoutt him.
by Pitchy
Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New Truck
Replies: 10
Views: 3500

Re: New Truck

Nice rig. 8-)
by Pitchy
Mon Dec 24, 2012 2:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A VERY Merry Model 8 Christmas!
Replies: 7
Views: 2341

Re: A VERY Merry Model 8 Christmas!

Merry Christmas too everyone and a Happy New Year.
by Pitchy
Mon Dec 24, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Who needs a horse
Replies: 5
Views: 2000

Re: Who needs a horse

Thanks Sarge :)
by Pitchy
Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Who needs a horse
Replies: 5
Views: 2000

Re: Who needs a horse

Actually rein driven farm equipment was quite common right after the draft horse period as it took the horse guys a while to convert too something other than reins. Here`s a article about it. http://www.farmcollector.com/uploadedImages/FCM/articles/issues/1999-08-01/FC_V2_I1_Aug_1999_05-1.jpg http:/...
by Pitchy
Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Who needs a horse
Replies: 5
Views: 2000

Re: Who needs a horse

Thanks remington but please don`t associate cuss words and me together.
I am a Christian and care not to see it, thanks and not trying to start anything. :)
by Pitchy
Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Who needs a horse
Replies: 5
Views: 2000

Who needs a horse

:shock: .

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by Pitchy
Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: My Browning A5
Replies: 13
Views: 4327

Re: My Browning A5

Adam no problem at all, keep on right here. :)
by Pitchy
Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Purchased yesterday > Bullet Hole Art
Replies: 7
Views: 3721

Re: Purchased yesterday > Bullet Hole Art

Thanks guys, 100 shots on the first one and 130 on the second.
I cheated though and drew a picture with a chalk stone on the first one.
The second one i drew a picture on brown paper and taped it over the tin.
Fun project and thanks for the inspiration rem81auto 8-)
by Pitchy
Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Purchased yesterday > Bullet Hole Art
Replies: 7
Views: 3721

Re: Purchased yesterday > Bullet Hole Art

Well i had to give it a try. :)
Gun used was a Henry 22 with open sights.

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by Pitchy
Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My Browning A5
Replies: 13
Views: 4327

Re: My Browning A5

As far as my Browning A5 is concerned the barrel was pitted bad on the muzzle end on the outside.
If the barrel would of been in good shape i wouldn`t off shortened it.
by Pitchy
Thu Dec 13, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: new from Virginia
Replies: 7
Views: 3016

Re: new from Virginia

Welcome aboard Adam, nice flinter ya have there 8-)
Ya might be interested in my home made matchlock guns i made.
God Bless America, the land of the free, fer now anyway.
by Pitchy
Thu Dec 13, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Few 81 pictures
Replies: 28
Views: 9610

Re: Few 81 pictures

Thanks Adam, the shotgun in the picture is a Browning A-5 and i shortened it to 19 1/2 inch. Yep it is a ribbed barrel.
by Pitchy
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Purchased yesterday > Bullet Hole Art
Replies: 7
Views: 3721

Re: Purchased yesterday > Bullet Hole Art

That`s neat 8-)
by Pitchy
Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Remington Police 8/81 article
Replies: 3
Views: 2342

Re: Remington Police 8/81 article

Neat article, great pics and video. 8-)
by Pitchy
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: West Texas Hunting 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 3674

Re: West Texas Hunting 2012

Nice buck too bad the yotes ate it but guess they have to do their thing.
Wow big hog, grats on both. 8-)