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Grey Beard

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Grey Beard last won the day on March 4 2017

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About Grey Beard

  • Birthday 01/14/1951

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    79061
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    Saskatchewan Assiciation of Wild West Shooters

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    SK
  • Interests
    CAS Shooting, Walleye fishing

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  1. I was admitted to Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon March 6/20 to get my blood counts where they need to be for a stem cell transplant. On March 9 they suspended all visitors including immediate family so here I sit bored out of my skull waiting for my blood counts to recover so they can start the stem cell procedure. Looks like I'm here cut off from the world for at least another 6 weeks. Grey Beard
  2. I'm sitting in the Stem Cell Transplant Unit at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon, hopefully getting ready for a stem cell transplant. And found these pictures of the Black Diamond Trap I picked up at a gunshow close to 20 years ago. An old gentleman well into his 80's approached our Cowboy Action Display table and indicated he had some shotguns to sell. He told us that he had been collecting Winchesters for many years and 2 years earlier he passed on a number of rifles to family members. Sadly within the 2 years all the guns he had given to relatives had been sold. After interviewing the two of us he sold this Black Diamond to me and a 1897 Pigeon Grade to another fellow at prices we couldn't refuse. It was apparent that it was more important that the guns went to good homes than the dollars they brought in. We were certainly in the right place at the right time.
  3. One of the nicest people you'll ever meet and a great champion to boot!!
  4. Sounds just like my wife Granny One Shot, for years that's exactly what she said. About 6 months ago she finally broke down and got a set of hearing aides. Now her tinnitus is minimal and I don't need to shout to be heard. Grey Beard
  5. Glad to hear you're back to your grumpy self Jabez. On the plus side I got a decent 4x4 White Tail yesterday in the first hour of my hunt. As I was walking up to it I realized how lucky I was to be still able to enjoy the outdoors, gratitude for all the wonderful friends I have in CAS but mostly grateful that God decided to keep me here. I don't think I've ever been so overcome with emotion. Good thing there was just me and the big guy in the sky there at the time. Think I'll go make snow angels on the lawn!! Any one want to join?
  6. Well I'll just keep sending prayers and you take it easy on the knee. Spring shooting season is at least several months away. But when my friends are in pain it makes me Grumpy. Now Get Off The Lawn, Yer Disterbin the Fresh Snow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  7. Jabez hopefully your knee is not to bad!! Take it easy and get well soon, I'll say a prayer or two to help speed the healing process. GB
  8. I've been out calling coyotes and doing some scouting for White Tail season which opens Nov 20th. They're starting to move some here. Rut should be in full swing by the time the season starts. Since it's Sunday I get a day off to watch the Rough Riders & Red Blacks game. I'll decide if I'm grumpy or not after the games over. GB
  9. Well it looks like I'll be hunting the late Elk season Dec 10-19th if I want an Elk. But on the plus side I was in Calgary yesterday to meet with the surgeon who did my HIPC surgery last Oct and everything looks good. Still no sign of cancer anywhere so It's hard to be to grumpy! GB
  10. Nope still hunting. I haven't seen an Elk since Saturday but I haven't given up yet!!!! I'm just getting Grumpier!!!!!
  11. I've been hunting elk and will be for the next week. Unfortunately my tag is for antlerless elk and all I've been seeing is bulls as they go to water in the South Saskatchewan River, until yesterday that is. It was overcast and darker than Toby's @$$, I got to my stand about 1/2 hr before legal time got settled and waited for legal time. As it began to lighten up I watched 40 plus bulls, cows and calves move across an opening about 400 yards from me and towards some posted land. Now my 7mm Mag will shoot that far, problem is it wasn't legal time yet so all I could do was watch as they moved across the opening. Kind of bummed me out and since today is Sunday I'm giving the elk the day off. We had our first hard frost of the year last night so things should be moving to water in the river as the small water holes freeze up. NOW GET OFF MY LAWN YOUR DISTURBING THE NICE WHITE FROST!!!
  12. Oh no it's way to early for that much snow on the ground. Up here it was plus 11 C with some light rain off and on. That's supposed to stop over night with temps in the plus 10 range, I hope they are right we still need a couple weeks of good weather to finish off harvest.
  13. Hi Jabez How was the Medicine Hat Shoot, did you get wet? I was busy Antelope hunting with my son last weekend so missed the shoot. We spent the weekend at Bruce's (Mad Dog) place in Carmichael and he was our guide. We just finished skinning our last goat around noon yesterday when the rain hit and by the weather channel it's not very nice down there today.
  14. Hi Roger I wonder if I could get a copy as well. I recently acquired a Pedersolli Lightning in 44-40. My email is chuckm@sasktel.net Thanks GB
  15. Granny and I were both grumpy when we found out the Canadians had been cancelled. Oh well we're off to shoot with you folks in Granum this weekend then on to visit with our daughter in Cranbrook for a few days. Grey Beard
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