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Widder, SASS #59054

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    Oak Ridge Outlaws (Oak Ridge, TN)

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    Maryville, TN
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    Guns: particularly .22 rifles and pistols.
    Varmint hunting

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  1. One of them was probably TN Williams spinning another 'yarn' to anyone that would listen. ..........Widder
  2. Older and not wiser ME plans to be there. Will there be a 'rocky chair' stage? ..........Widder
  3. Here in the Eastern Part (just south of Knoxville, close to the Smoky Mtns), we just got some good rain and winds. I aint heard of anyone getting any twisties. ..........Widder
  4. TJB, About anything and everything can go wrong with all of our firearms in the course of a match. Yes, the 97 has a little reputation based on failures more so than other SG's, BUT... when you look at the percentages of 97 used in past years (when that reputation was more obvious), and when you consider the age of those 97's (mostly Winchesters of vintage age), and the abuse they were given BEFORE getting used in CAS, you can understand why that reputation exist. In recent years, when more folks have started using the SxS and the 87, I've started seeing more problems coming from the SxS than from those using the 97..... atleast in this area. My opinion: A lot of these SG problems, regardless of type, occur because the owner tries to do their 'slick up' job theyowndangself. They buy a cheaper brand of SG and then try to tune it up to save money. My 97's have withstood YEARS of abuse and are still running great. Of course, I'm also shooting some of the better models of the IAC, which are newer built, newer metals, etc..... BUT, my gunsmith knows his stuff with the 97, and as Kid Rich stated, my biggest gremlin in smooth feeding/ejections is from factory ammo. I've seen SxS come apart upon firing. I've seen the forearms fall off during firing. I've even seen RUGER firing pins break during a big match down in Georgia a few years back. Before making a determination about a certain firearm we use (abuse), look at the percentages of folks using those guns to help give a better indication of their quality. And remember, we ABUSE our guns greatly, especially the 97.. For me, I treat my 97's like a rented mule. Happy Holidays TJB ..........Widder
  5. Every time someone refers to me as being an 'Expert', it usually means I'm a drip under pressure. ..........Widder
  6. ITs because you've clipped their ears to short. ..........Widder
  7. $19.55 is probably the cost of a new broom. ..........Widder
  8. Basically, even the main matches are Speed pistol, Speed Rifle and Speed SG. The usage of a timer dictates how fast everyone performs.....or how slow, depending upon perception. Happy Holidays! ..........Widder
  9. Golly Eyesa, we've been friends for a few years now and I didn't know you wore a bra. ..........Widder
  10. If a state has the 'Constitutional Carry' law, can businesses, such as shopping malls, restrict and prohibit your carrying? If they do, are they denying your Constitutional rights? ..........Widder
  11. Scrappy, Not only get the LOP appropriate for her, But also the 'cant'. If she tends to shoot high and over the target, tell the stock adjuster that info. If she shoots low, tell the adjuster.. And in MY opinion, LOP matters and can be different depending on whether she shoots a 97 or a SxS, AND..... her method of loading and shooting the shotgun. Best regards ..........Widder
  12. Curly, Your recent description now helps me understand..... and thanks for the video. I have an idea as to the gremlin, but I will wait till you can call me. Right now, I'm thinking there is a problem in the manner the lever and carrier are connecting..... or I should say, NOT connecting. I'm retired and live in TN (eastern time). Call me most anytime. ..........Widder
  13. One of the better toothpaste I have tried with good results for polishing is the 'Charcoal' type toothpaste. But, one word of warning..... don't try to clean it up with cleaning oils or cleaning solutions. It don't seem to wash away easy with oil. BUT, if you clean it out with water, it cleans up easy. Some of the best advice on this thread was posted above by Garrison Joe. He shares a lot of good stuff with us on the Wire. ..........Widder
  14. Yea......nobody likes a small tit. ..........Widder
  15. I can do better than all those pix above. Here is a picture of a Nanner Split bowl after TN Williams has 5 minutes alone with it. ..........Widder O
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