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Forum: Firearms & Shooting 11-03-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,154
Posted By hikingjay
I know this is an old thread, but I never...

I know this is an old thread, but I never followed up.

I took my shotgun into Chucks and Jack was very helpful. My gun is not really valuable from a monetary standpoint, but he said it was in...
Forum: Firearms & Shooting 09-01-14, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,154
Posted By hikingjay
Wow. Good stuff guys. Thanks. Looks like I...

Wow. Good stuff guys. Thanks.
Looks like I have a trip to Chuck's in my future.
Forum: Firearms & Shooting 08-31-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,154
Posted By hikingjay
J Stevens Arms & Tool Company Chicopee Falls MA Model 235

This is a family gun. I just picked this gun up from my father (originally owned by my grandfather) and have a few questions as I am not much of a gun guy. This shotgun is a 12g Side by Side and it...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 03-16-14, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,052
Posted By hikingjay
Here's one I tied a couple of years ago wingin it...

Here's one I tied a couple of years ago wingin it as I went. Would probably do it a little different next time around to use a single piece of paracord rather than two as I used on this one.
...
Forum: General Information 09-30-13, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By hikingjay
I have a reservation for LeConte Lodge coming up....

I have a reservation for LeConte Lodge coming up. This is not good news since it says they are going to give overnight concessions 48 hours to shut down.

Do they shut down paychecks for congress...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 09-04-13, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By hikingjay
Nothing special, but clean with a decent...

Nothing special, but clean with a decent breakfast. Recently stayed at The Holiday Inn Express with the family. They are quoting around $104
...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 07-17-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By hikingjay
I had one of those 95 T-100s and regret the day I...

I had one of those 95 T-100s and regret the day I sold it. When I put it on the market, I had several brokers trying to cut my price to ship it to South America. They claimed the market for old...
Forum: General Information 07-15-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By hikingjay
That doesn't look good. Looks like the subgrade...

That doesn't look good. Looks like the subgrade is moving along the cut/fill line. My guess is that could be an expensive repair, not unlike what they had to do in the Smokies after the slide last...
Forum: Food & Cooking 07-06-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By hikingjay
Family favorite Crock Pot Macaroni & Cheese ...

Family favorite

Crock Pot Macaroni & Cheese
8 oz. macaroni noodles (cooked and drained)
1 (12 oz.) can evaporated milk
1 c. milk
1 tsp. salt
2 eggs
3 c. grated cheese
c. melted margarine
Forum: Swap Shop 06-26-13, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By hikingjay
That's tempting as I may have watched Star Wars...

That's tempting as I may have watched Star Wars in those seats in 1977 (if there was not a remodel in the meantime). But I am afraid that is one of those battles at home I am sure to lose. Good luck...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 06-25-13, 10:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,672
Posted By hikingjay
Dad's 1979(?) Volvo 240DL manual because there...

Dad's 1979(?) Volvo 240DL manual because there was no way my 1969 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon would fit between the cones for the parallel test.
...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 06-20-13, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By hikingjay
Now I am convinced I got a good deal! In fact,...

Now I am convinced I got a good deal! In fact, the seller generously let go of it for me for a great price. It's just out of warranty, but that doesn't really bother me. The rod is in great shape for...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 06-20-13, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By hikingjay
Sliding ring reel seat on Superfine - Inexperienced with this

So I picked up a nice used superfine 2wt from a fellow NGTOer and it's my first rod with a sliding ring reel seat. I didn't realize how clumsy I would be about this and I'm not sure if it's just that...
Forum: General Information 06-19-13, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By hikingjay
Not being from Augusta, I'm a bit ignorant of the...

Not being from Augusta, I'm a bit ignorant of the issues. Why does Augusta want to keep the locks if they are not used since there hasn't been much commercial traffic since the 1950s and none since...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 06-11-13, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,509
Posted By hikingjay
How far up were you? I hit it lower down and had...

How far up were you? I hit it lower down and had some luck.
Forum: Food & Cooking 05-31-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,367
Posted By hikingjay
Serious smoker

So here's a serious smoker owned by a Seattle landmark, the Metropolitan Grill (http://www.themetropolitangrill.com/), my favorite steak place.
...
Forum: Ask the Experts 05-22-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By hikingjay
I bought a Patagonia deep wading jacket on sale....

I bought a Patagonia deep wading jacket on sale. Super lightweight and packs easily into my waistpack.

http://reviews.patagonia.com/9248/81800/reviews.htm

I also have one of their 3 layer...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 04-20-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,134
Posted By hikingjay
Dang it. I found one I like and I could actually...

Dang it. I found one I like and I could actually do... Next thing you know, I'll have to build a rod to go with it ...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 04-18-13, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,134
Posted By hikingjay
There's the money. Brand new Battenkill click/...

There's the money. Brand new Battenkill click/ pawl for $73. Perfect. My catalog came yesterday, but no coupon yet. Maybe today...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 04-18-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,134
Posted By hikingjay
Thanks guys. After reading about the CFO a bit (I...

Thanks guys. After reading about the CFO a bit (I even found an old English made CFO 123 c/p for sale, but the price is running up beyond my budget) it sounds like you can silence the pawl by just...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 04-18-13, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,134
Posted By hikingjay
Click/ Pawl reels for 2wt

So I am considering a pure Click/Pawl lightweight reel for the 2wt that I go Bluelining with. Couple of questions

1)I am assuming a pure click/pawl will work well for this application, but have...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 03-29-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By hikingjay
Just saw the new Patagonia wader lineup. Looks...

Just saw the new Patagonia wader lineup. Looks like pricing is going up significantly. Glad I got mine when I did.
Forum: Ask the Experts 03-25-13, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By hikingjay
I have started using them and really enjoy them....

I have started using them and really enjoy them. They really are very small and don't add any appreciable weight to the setup in my opinion. They make for an easier connection to the leader and seem...
Forum: General Information 03-15-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By hikingjay
New Bridge Project. It will be widened to 4...

New Bridge Project. It will be widened to 4 lanes. My guess is the ranch will reopen after construction (who knows how long that will be?)

Here is the project description from the DOT :
The...
Forum: General Information 02-15-13, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By hikingjay
I've been wondering about these canisters myself...

I've been wondering about these canisters myself since the commercial ones are a little on the expensive side (and larger than I would need on a simple backpacking trip). There doesn't seem to be any...
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