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
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 82
Views: 2653
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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: 5
Views: 135
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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: 82
Views: 2653
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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: 82
Views: 2653
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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: 82
Views: 2653
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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: 82
Views: 2653
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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.
by nrobertb
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 82
Views: 2653
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Re: Spurs

Here is a pair from Kelly Bros. Just the basics, but eminently serviceable.
by nrobertb
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 82
Views: 2653
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Re: Spurs

You really have to see a spur on a boot to get the full impact. Here a leather thong serves as a heel chain.
by nrobertb
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 82
Views: 2653
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Re: Spurs

I put the wrong pair of Blanchard spurs in the above post. This is the one I meant to show.
by nrobertb
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 82
Views: 2653
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Re: Spurs

Some later spurs were serially numbered. This pair by Blanchard looks unworn.
by nrobertb
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 82
Views: 2653
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Re: Spurs

A Mexican style pair by Griffin.
by nrobertb
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 82
Views: 2653
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Re: Spurs

Here is an extravagant pair by Edwards. The brand looks like Rafter Lazy J.
by nrobertb
Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 82
Views: 2653
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Re: Spurs

The little curved piece on the shank is called a chap guard or chap hook, designed to keep your chaps from interfering with the rowels.
by nrobertb
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 82
Views: 2653
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Re: Spurs

This might be the Rocking Y Ranch in Joshua Tree, Ca.
by nrobertb
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs
Replies: 82
Views: 2653
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Re: Spurs

Here's a pair of Crockett spurs with the original box, an unusual find.

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