Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

Search found 730 matches

by OLDGUNNER
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

Just some more of the 'Others'. I like to keep in mind that no matter how much one may think that they know about something, it is so very little. As in, “No one knows but a small almost insignificant amount about anything.” When one may think that they are a master of something, they are only fooli...
by OLDGUNNER
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

Okay, can you see what I am talking about in short-field landings and using Full-Power. In FAA pilot training they cover what is called ‘Slow-Flight’. This is as close to emergency short-field landings as they will get. But this is done at altitude, a safe enough altitude to recover from a spin. Thi...
by OLDGUNNER
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

Holy Mackerel --- I just saw where these International Scouts have an asking price in the 30K + range with one of an asking price of 139K. I suddenly have one for sale. I wonder just how many coats of wax is required to ask that 139K.
by OLDGUNNER
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

https://auto.howstuffworks.com/fuel-efficiency/hybrid-technology/instant-mpg-readout.htm These are almost a must-have, or maybe a should be, or at least ‘a nice to have’. I have two - one on a 72 International Scout II that I added and one that came as standard on a 82 Cadillac. I understand that so...
by OLDGUNNER
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

Water injection - At first glace one may wonder just how water can be injected into a jet engine and increase it’s trust. It was just a cheap way to increase thrust when needed most as in take-offs and a low thrust engine could suffice for normal cruise. https://mdao.grc.nasa.gov/publications/SAE_H2...
by OLDGUNNER
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: RIFLE BORE PHOTO GUIDE
Replies: 36
Views: 2159
United States of America

Re: RIFLE BORE PHOTO GUIDE

Lyman Bore Scope - Okay – I can see a need and use for one of these at a gun show. Just someone to set up one with a ‘Look at a bore before you buy’ with a price to be appropriate. But a problem that I see may have to be over come is...A single person at a bench is not going to let one take his fire...
by OLDGUNNER
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

I don’t know just how they are making it conductive and still plastic coated but they have had versions of these since I don’t know when. I remember as a kid my dad always having these. A first line water filter for refueling one’s plane should be to use one of these, but I have never seen one bothe...
by OLDGUNNER
Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

DSC_0006.JPG Here is a picture of my very first water detector prototype that I made 59 years ago. So simple and can be made as sophisticated as desired. And most plane owners do not know how much more safely they can make their plane by making and installing one on their plane. The FAA is big on t...
by OLDGUNNER
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

OPINIONS - Just keep in mind that all things that I may say are just my opinions and shall not be construed as tips or advice. Remember...I don't know nothing for sure. But I have fun doing. And if one doesn't do, they will know less.
by OLDGUNNER
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

This looks like less than 20 feet to me...but one can get the idea that the more power one is using, the slower they can land. https://www.wideopenspaces.com/alaskan- ... way-video/
by OLDGUNNER
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

I saw one where the landing was just over 10 feet https://www.mostwatchedtoday.com/alaska-bush-pilots-short-takeoff-and-landing-competition/ I don’t know but I would guess that it may be lowered to 8 feet with a couple hundred more horse power – maybe take more. It looks like the Take-Off distance f...
by OLDGUNNER
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS
Replies: 191
Views: 27231
United States of America

Re: SOME THOUGHTS ON ACCURACY & OTHERS

A very strange thing happens among plane owners. They will buy planes, they will buy airplane kits, based on fuel consumption and fuel efficiencies, usually in GPH, Gallons Per Hour, without realizing that in most cases where someone just does the typical occasional flying, the fuel costs are the le...
by OLDGUNNER
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: RIFLE BORE PHOTO GUIDE
Replies: 36
Views: 2159
United States of America

Re: RIFLE BORE PHOTO GUIDE

Boy oh boy - some of thse barrels sure look neglected and abused...but in some cases, maybe most, they can be smoothed up...just the outer most surfaces and rifling edges. The rifling edges don't have to be sharp - the bullet won't care, so long as the bullet will engage. The fact that rifling edges...
by OLDGUNNER
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: RIFLE BORE PHOTO GUIDE
Replies: 36
Views: 2159
United States of America

Re: RIFLE BORE PHOTO GUIDE

Well 72 usmc, let me throw my 2 cent in to this. I say the biggest mistake that most people make is agreeing with your first posting...Sun Dec. 30 7:08 pm, in the 4th paragraph down, “The real accuracy test...” As far as I am concerned this does not have one iota to do with the potential accuracy of...

Go to advanced search