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by nrobertb
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 853
Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

A pair of ornate Mexican style spurs.
by nrobertb
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 853
Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Some of the early westerns seem in retrospect to be pretty cheesy. Action In The Afternoon, 1953-54 was one such. It was filmed in Philadelphia. Singing cowboy Jack Valentine rode the range in Huberle, Montana with the sheriff; Kate, the editor and publisher of the newspaper; and Ozzie, Jack's dense...
by nrobertb
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 853
Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Here's a pair of spurs with sombrero etching.
by nrobertb
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area is a natural bat habitat near the city of Rocksprings in Edwards County in the U.S. state of Texas. Home to the Mexican free-tailed bat, access to the area is available only through advanced reservations. The Devil's Sinkhole is a vertical natural bat habitat. The...
by nrobertb
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 853
Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

The Californians ran on TV from 1957-59. San Franciscans during the goldrush of the 1850s attempt to maintain law and order in their wild city. Newly arrived Matthew Wayne becomes sheriff, then marshal, and organizes the city police force while expressing interest in the young widow Fanzler and spar...
by nrobertb
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 853
Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Santa Clara Pueblo is a census-designated place in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States and a federally recognized tribe of Native American Pueblo people. Santa Clara Pueblo was established about 1550. The pueblo is a member of the Eight Northern Pueblos, and the people are from the Tewa eth...
by nrobertb
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Multnomah Falls is a waterfall located in the Columbia River Gorge, east of Troutdale, between Corbett and Dodson, Oregon, United States. The waterfall is accessible from the Historic Columbia River Highway and Interstate 84. Spanning two tiers on basalt cliffs, it is the tallest waterfall in the st...
by nrobertb
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 853
Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Buckskin was a TV series that ran from 1958-59. Annie O'Connell's boarding house in Buckskin, Montana, in 1880, is the setting for dramas unfolding for travelers and townies alike. Stories are seen through the eyes of 10-year-old Jody. Tom Nolan and Sally Brophy starred. This show was one of the rar...
by nrobertb
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

A pair of spurs by August Buermann.
by nrobertb
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Brave Eagle ran on TV from 1955-56.
Reflecting the Native American viewpoint in the settlement of the American West, This was the first series where an American Indian was the lead character.

Starring were Keith Larsen, Anthony Numkena, Kim Winona. Ironically, Larsen was not Indian.
by nrobertb
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 853
Views: 87706
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\Fort Lowell was a United States Army post active from 1873 to 1891 on the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona. Fort Lowell was the successor to Camp Lowell, an earlier Army installation. The Army chose a location just south of the confluence of the Tanque Verde and Pantano creeks, at the point where they ...
by nrobertb
Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

A nice pair of drop shank spurs.
by nrobertb
Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: World's Largest Black Powder Cannon
Replies: 1
Views: 522
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World's Largest Black Powder Cannon

Ian at Foorgootten Weapons has this video on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKmi0PN7LxM

The Armstrong gun fired a 2,000 lb. projectile. England had four of these and Ian visits the one on the Island of Malta.
by nrobertb
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: 91/38 accuracy issue
Replies: 16
Views: 1889
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Re: 91/38 accuracy issue

Shoot it at 25 yards. If you can see a bullet hole that will tell you what is happening at 100 yards.
by nrobertb
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 853
Views: 87706
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Boots and Saddles ran on TV in 1957-58. Captain Shanks Adams is in charge of the real Ft. Lowell in this syndicated fictional series. Set in the dangerous Arizona territory, Adams combats all sorts of trials assisted by his scout Luke Cummings and Lt. Binning. John Pickard and Dave Willock starred. ...

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