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.

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by nrobertb
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

It depends. If there is any decoration it will only be on one side, so there is a left and a right spur. Some simple spurs, like this Buermann pair, are interchangeable.
by nrobertb
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

At one time Renalde was the largest maker of bits and spurs in America but they went out of business in 1980.
by nrobertb
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

Thanks Hammy. Here is another group photo:
by nrobertb
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: WWII Era Commercial Souvenirs
Replies: 1
Views: 56
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WWII Era Commercial Souvenirs

During the WWII era there was an enormous cottage industry producing souvenirs for servicemen and women who didn’t have the opportunity to pick up something on the battlefield. Virtually anything that could be printed on or engraved on was made. Many brass items were made from empty shell casings, e...
by nrobertb
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

These are unusual. They look like they were made out of an old rasp.
by nrobertb
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

Here's a pair of Crockett spurs with the Texas lone star and a longhorn head.
by nrobertb
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

Pretty fancy, eh? By Larry Peugen of Prescott, AZ.
by nrobertb
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

Here are a pair of Madco spurs. I don't know anything about the maker.
by nrobertb
Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

Here is a modern pair by Danny Pollard of Merkel, TX.
by nrobertb
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

Here is a modern pair by John Kittelson of Dewey. AZ. He uses a rebus as a trademark.
by nrobertb
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: Real PU scope or fake?
Replies: 7
Views: 275
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Re: Real PU scope or fake?

There are some internet photos that show round head screws.
by nrobertb
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

A spur set by Rex Schnitger of Gillette, WY ca. 1932:
by nrobertb
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

Some bozo really worked over this pair of McChesney spurs with a wire wheel. This not only destroyed its collector value but also looks terrible.
by nrobertb
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

Otto Ernst had a saddle shop in Wyoming. He sold the business in 1921 so these spur straps probably predate that.
by nrobertb
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 93
Views: 3182
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Re: Spurs

Here is another Kelly pair. Pascal Kelly got started making spurs to earn money to travel to the 1904 World's Fair.

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