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 May 25, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: General Ammunition
Topic: Guess what I found inside of a cartridge?
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Views: 114
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Re: Guess what I found inside of a cartridge?

There is a place in Venezuela called Kilometro Sesentitres.
by nrobertb
Fri May 25, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

I mentioned that I had shot deer for the Carlsbad research project. An amusing thing happened on one of the hunts. Three of us had ridden horses into the rugged back country. I stood at the top of a draw while one of the others circled around to the lower end of the draw to see if he could drive any...
by nrobertb
Fri May 25, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

This is an oldy but a goody. There''s nothing special about this knife, just good American steel from Imperial in Rhode Island. I got this knife in 1955 by sending in 200 wrappers from Fudgesicle wrappers. No, I didn't eat them. Over several weeks I picked the wrappers up on the lawn of the neighbor...
by nrobertb
Fri May 25, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

This is a shank snaffle bit from Colorado Saddlery in Denver.
by nrobertb
Thu May 24, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

here is a mini-chopper by Michael Mattox. I don't know why he left the blade so rough.
by nrobertb
Thu May 24, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

here is a nice piece with an interesting sheath, by Knife Community.
by nrobertb
Thu May 24, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

THE GREAT CARLSBAD DEER COURT CASE In the late 1960’s officials at Carlsbad Caverns National Park became concerned that mule deer were overbrowsing the park vegetation. Hunting was prohibited by the enabling legislation and there were few if any natural predators. There was also a side issue of catt...
by nrobertb
Thu May 24, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Here is a pair of eagle spurs by Kelly.
by nrobertb
Wed May 23, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

This knife and sheath was made for me in 1970 by Francis Schneider at Carlsbad Caverns National Park, where he was the elevator mechanic. The blade is a piece of scrap from the elevator control room. It isn't so obvious in the photo but the handle has a definite curve to it. I'm left handed and the ...
by nrobertb
Wed May 23, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

This is Frank Bridwell's take on a French colonial trade knife.
by nrobertb
Wed May 23, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs

Another version of the railroad spike knife.
by nrobertb
Tue May 22, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs

I'm a big fan of knives with antler handles. This one by Greg Wall features a sambar stag handle.
by nrobertb
Tue May 22, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs

For all you SHTF fans,. here is the ultimate tactical knife. Anyone know what those gadgets do?
by nrobertb
Tue May 22, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs

Burt Foster made this mosaic Damascus hunter with spalted maple handle. He also makes his own sheaths.
by nrobertb
Mon May 21, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 377
Views: 18313
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Re: Spurs

Another railroad spike knife, from Northern Crescent, Flat Rock NC.

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