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by waterman
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: J. Sumner Adams - 1900 U.S. Census
Replies: 12
Views: 5276

Re: J. Sumner Adams - 1900 U.S. Census

I'd forgotten about this. Thanks for bringing it back. I don't think this is odd trivia at all, not with all the JSA cartouches. Which my spellcheck just told me was "carthorses".
by waterman
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Stock stretching
Replies: 5
Views: 90

Re: Stock stretching

I'm with Ned. The originals ought to be preserved.
by waterman
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:32 am
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: 1903 Palma Match
Replies: 0
Views: 24

1903 Palma Match

The 1903 Palma Trophy (eight men shooting 15 shots each at 800, 900, and 1000 yards) held at Wimbledon, England, was technically won by an American team, scoring 15 points more than the British, their nearest competitor. There was some 3rd party protest, because the 12 team rifles had Stevens-Pope b...
by waterman
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Spell check on KCA is weird
Replies: 7
Views: 104

Re: Spell check on KCA is weird

Not on KCA, but I wrote an article about the first Superbowl. My spell check automatically corrected it to be the first superb owl.
by waterman
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: A 'Remington' Krag
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: A 'Remington' Krag

I find it curious that the barrel band is in place on the rifle in JSA's hands, but no hand guard or rear sight.
by waterman
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Parts be getting hard to find!
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: Parts be getting hard to find!

Been thinking the same as Polska. Got so many odds & ends that packed carefully they would fill a couple of long-bed pickups. Gettin' old. What to do with it?
by waterman
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Not just a Quarterback
Replies: 4
Views: 156

Re: Not just a Quarterback

I live behind the Redwood Curtain. Who is he? My wife & I watch Jeopardy nightly and we never heard of him.
by waterman
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: OUCH!
Replies: 12
Views: 337

Re: OUCH!

An old time Schuetzen shooter. I'm surprised he didn't balance the Garand on his finger tips. That would keep them out of the way of the mechanical stuff. The old pre-war International Match load or its modern equivalent, 165 gr to 175 gr bullet, sufficient IMR-3031 to provide a v0 of 2200 fps will ...
by waterman
Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Rambling Central Florida
Replies: 14
Views: 376

Re: Rambling Central Florida

My farm girl wife has a T-shirt that reads "Friends don't let friends drive red tractors". Is anyone old enough to understand?
by waterman
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Rambling Central Florida
Replies: 14
Views: 376

Re: Rambling Central Florida

World Equine Center. Looks like a made-over Drive-in Movie.