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02-27-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By WVCritter

In my opinion, this is where some of the older...

In my opinion, this is where some of the older pump up's have an advantage. I have both, a Sheridan Blue and Silver Streak in 20 cal.. The maximum pumps are 8 and I think it's rated at 800 fps. I...
Forum: Off Season
01-22-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,654
Posted By WVCritter

I still come around once in a while, even...

I still come around once in a while, even commented on a post here last week but as you can see by my numbers, I'm not a heavy poster. :)
Forum: Off Season
01-07-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By WVCritter

I haven't posted in a while but this got my...

I haven't posted in a while but this got my attention. I was just looking through the pics and thought What's he building here? Hmmmm, something with a cleanout. That's cool. What, an outhouse? With...
Forum: Black Powder
05-20-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By WVCritter

Knight T-Bolt 50 cal.

I have a chance to buy a Knight T-Bolt 50 cal. muzzle loader. It looks almost brand new. I didn't see a blemish on the blueing anywhere but I did notice a very small skuff on the black composite...
Forum: Off Season
05-20-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,124
Posted By WVCritter

Broccoli, peppers, tomatoes, squash, corn ,beans,...

Broccoli, peppers, tomatoes, squash, corn ,beans, sweet potatoes and kenebec potatoes.
Forum: Off Season
02-21-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By WVCritter

My son-in-law has that one and it is truly...

My son-in-law has that one and it is truly amazing. He connects wireless to his smart phone and controls the camera from there. I think he's still flying in beginner mode though.
Forum: Off Season
02-21-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,124
Posted By WVCritter

My garden is blanketed in a lush green crop of...

My garden is blanketed in a lush green crop of winter rye that won't get turned under until late March or early April.
Forum: Off Season
01-22-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,385
Posted By WVCritter

I purchased a new Chevy S 10 base model, 2.4 cyl,...

I purchased a new Chevy S 10 base model, 2.4 cyl, 5 speed in 2002 and I'm still driving it today. 152,000 miles. I know that's not very many miles for that model but I only had to drive 2 miles a day...
01-14-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,813
Posted By WVCritter

Yeah, I just love the challenge of using this low...

Yeah, I just love the challenge of using this low end pellet gun because you have to get pretty close. I have a couple 20 cal. Sheridans that are more accurate and give you a little more range.
Forum: Off Season
11-04-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,098
Posted By WVCritter

I've sowed the winter rye and kale and both are...

I've sowed the winter rye and kale and both are coming along. I'll harvest the kale soon after we get a good frost and that will wrap up another year of gardening.
10-09-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,813
Posted By WVCritter

Winchester 77XS

I recently purchased a .177 cal. Daisy 880 dual ammo, BB and pellet, pump up air rifle for the grands to shoot but it wasn't a good fit for them. They struggled to see through the small 4x20 scope...
Forum: Off Season
10-02-2016, 01:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,098
Posted By WVCritter

CI, This is what I use and have been using for...

CI, This is what I use and have been using for the last 4 or 5 years and it works like a charm. I use it on all my veggies. They package it under another label without the pic of the potato bug on it...
Forum: Off Season
09-29-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,098
Posted By WVCritter

Yeah, 4 or 5 bushel is all I need. I keep my kids...

Yeah, 4 or 5 bushel is all I need. I keep my kids supplied with potatoes also. I'll probably sell 2 or 3 bushel this year. That pays for my seed and fertilizer.
Forum: Off Season
09-27-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,098
Posted By WVCritter

I had eight rows like this one. I averaged a...

I had eight rows like this one. I averaged a bushel a row. Not too bad for 50# of seed.
Forum: Off Season
09-11-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,400
Posted By WVCritter

I'm going to be 64 on my next birthday. :)

I'm going to be 64 on my next birthday. :)
Forum: Black Powder
09-11-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,721
Posted By WVCritter

I've owned an LK-93 ,.50 cal., blued barrel and...

I've owned an LK-93 ,.50 cal., blued barrel and camo stock, for several years now that I purchase new and it is a great shooter. I always wanted one in stainless and today I found what I thought was...
Forum: Off Season
06-16-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,098
Posted By WVCritter

It's been a little dry here but my garden is...

It's been a little dry here but my garden is surviving,
Forum: Off Season
05-17-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,098
Posted By WVCritter

Broccoli, peppers, tomatoes, squash and...

Broccoli, peppers, tomatoes, squash and watermelon all set on the far end of the garden. Beans and corn planted and potatoes all side dressed and hilled the old fashioned way with my push...
Forum: Off Season
11-07-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By WVCritter

Powerful skin , dark places , hanging , with...

Powerful skin , dark places , hanging , with lines............What? .... Where do you put this stuff? :)
Forum: Off Season
11-04-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,306
Posted By WVCritter

Male's don't have to wear a bra and we aren't...

Male's don't have to wear a bra and we aren't afflicted with that monthly fizz cycle..... :)
Forum: Northeast
10-07-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By WVCritter

I think it's about time that they allowed...

I think it's about time that they allowed crossbow hunting in WV. That being said, I'm not going to be using one any time in the near future. I've been bowhunting since the mid 70's and I can...
Forum: Off Season
10-06-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,037
Posted By WVCritter

Well, for the record, I hope Chuck is doing ok....

Well, for the record, I hope Chuck is doing ok. In my 62 years here on this earth, one thing I've learned is not to follow religious fanatics who claim to be more than just an ordinary man.
Forum: Off Season
10-06-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By WVCritter

Congrats on the youngun! I raised 2 daughters and...

Congrats on the youngun! I raised 2 daughters and I wouldn't trade the experience for all the money in the world. It seems like it was only yesterday that my oldest daughter was born and she just...
Forum: Off Season
09-29-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,443
Posted By WVCritter

Red Russian Kale anyone? It should be ready in a...

Red Russian Kale anyone? It should be ready in a few weeks. I like it best after a frost or 2 hits it.
Forum: Off Season
09-25-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,208
Posted By WVCritter

West Virginia born, West Virginia bred, when I...

West Virginia born, West Virginia bred, when I die, I'll be West Virginia dead. I have lived all my 62 years within a few miles of where I was born here in Putnam County, West Virginia and I love it...
Forum: Off Season
09-13-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,311
Posted By WVCritter

If I remember right, Metro worked at a zoo and...

If I remember right, Metro worked at a zoo and Hntngirl set him off one time over a lizard or something that died.
Forum: Off Season
09-10-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,311
Posted By WVCritter

I remember that story. I don't think I would have...

I remember that story. I don't think I would have ever told it....lol I don't know about your sports knowledge but I vaguely remember something you posted about getting injured playing golf or...
Forum: Off Season
09-08-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,311
Posted By WVCritter

Not sure where I rank nor does it matter much to...

Not sure where I rank nor does it matter much to me but I enjoy coming to the off season to catch up from time to time.
Forum: Off Season
08-31-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,004
Posted By WVCritter

lol.....you nailed it!

lol.....you nailed it!
Forum: Off Season
08-30-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,004
Posted By WVCritter

That's probably a good thing....I think. Congrats...

That's probably a good thing....I think. Congrats CI.
Forum: Off Season
08-25-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,443
Posted By WVCritter

My garden is about done for the year. It wasn't...

My garden is about done for the year. It wasn't the best year but it certainly wasn't the worst either. We canned 49 quarts of green beans, 28 pints of bread and butter pickles and put up lots of...
Forum: Off Season
08-07-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By WVCritter

I think the sign was very intentional. People who...

I think the sign was very intentional. People who would have normally zoomed by would have to slow down to read it. If they don't slow down, they're certainly not going to stop.
Forum: Off Season
08-07-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By WVCritter

Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down...

Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience. :)
Forum: Off Season
08-06-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,439
Posted By WVCritter

Yep,Cardeer was a character. His Wal-Mart rants,...

Yep,Cardeer was a character. His Wal-Mart rants, his love for peanut butter, his dislike for sidewalk sissies and his hobby as a ham operator are a few of the things I remember.
Forum: Off Season
07-14-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By WVCritter

I have a Gravely sitting in my storage shed just...

I have a Gravely sitting in my storage shed just like the one you posted, electric starter and all. I think the model is L8 (4 speeds forward and 4 speeds reverse) and it's a good all round machine...
Forum: Off Season
07-04-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By WVCritter

I got shingles when I was in my early 20's and...

I got shingles when I was in my early 20's and haven't had them since. I'm 62 now and my Dr. says I should consider getting the shingles vaccination. I probably won't get it because I don't really...
Forum: Off Season
07-03-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,443
Posted By WVCritter

Cucumbers are doing well. So far, we've canned 28...

Cucumbers are doing well. So far, we've canned 28 pints of pickles. Next year, I'm going to remove the poultry wire and and use woven wire fencing on the frame to allow all the cucumbers to be...
Forum: Off Season
06-21-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By WVCritter

My Dad was the ultimate provider. He was born in...

My Dad was the ultimate provider. He was born in 1914, grew up without a dad, lost his mother when he was 15 and pretty much set out on his own. He and my mother were married in 1935 and over the...
Forum: Off Season
06-19-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,443
Posted By WVCritter

Yep, Dad had one back in the late 50's and early...

Yep, Dad had one back in the late 50's and early 60's but it didn't work very well in the red clay soil in our garden. I have the steel wheel for it but I took it off and replaced it with the bicycle...
Forum: Off Season
06-17-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By WVCritter

I installed a Trane packaged unit 6 or 7 years...

I installed a Trane packaged unit 6 or 7 years ago. I bought it through the company I worked for and did the installation myself. I saved over $2000.00 based on quotes I got from 2 other dealers. I...
Forum: Off Season
06-17-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,443
Posted By WVCritter

Who else uses one of these? I carried this thing...

Who else uses one of these? I carried this thing home along with a bucket of attachments and rebuilt it. New handles, a bicycle wheel and a paint job. This thing works great in my garden for laying...
Forum: Off Season
06-09-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,443
Posted By WVCritter

Wow, that was a missed opportunity there and yes,...

Wow, that was a missed opportunity there and yes, what a waste of a very well built and versatile machine. I live about 15 miles west of Dunbar, WV where these things were originally built. I will...
Forum: Off Season
06-08-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,443
Posted By WVCritter

I used to spend a lot of time on one of these in...

I used to spend a lot of time on one of these in my teen years. Our Gravely was a little newer but we had the same rake.https://sp.yimg.com/ib/th?id=JN.RoGNIepHMWDDRjtKvvllmw&pid=15.1&P=0
Forum: Off Season
06-02-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By WVCritter

A very good read LBR and I agree whole heartedly....

A very good read LBR and I agree whole heartedly. A deranged and castrated man does not equal a woman. I read a piece where his own mother refuses to call him by anything other than his birth name.
Forum: Off Season
06-02-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,443
Posted By WVCritter

My garden is coming along but it's been a tough...

My garden is coming along but it's been a tough year for the potatoes. The 1st 50 lbs. I planted, rotted in the ground and so I re-plowed and planted another 50 lbs. in addition to the 25 lbs of...
Forum: Off Season
06-01-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,443
Posted By WVCritter

I grew up using a Gravely tractor. I spent most...

I grew up using a Gravely tractor. I spent most of the Summer in my teen years cutting hay with a sickle bar, raking hay, plowing gardens for neighbors and brush hogging with a Gravely. I put a set...
Forum: Off Season
06-01-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,443
Posted By WVCritter

Here's a pic of my garden back near the middle of...

Here's a pic of my garden back near the middle of April after I plowed and furrowed it with my Gravely walk behind tractor. I have it all planted now and will post another pic tomorrow.
06-01-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,552
Posted By WVCritter

I'm still shooting my Sheridan Silver Streak 20...

I'm still shooting my Sheridan Silver Streak 20 cal. (5mm). I bought it in the early 80's and it still shoots as hard as ever. Accuracy comes and goes and I believe it's because of the pellets not...
06-01-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,812
Posted By WVCritter

Rest in peace my friend. Your family will be in...

Rest in peace my friend. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

http://www.lastingtributesfuneralcare.com/obituaries/Richard-Murray-6/#!/Obituary...
Forum: Off Season
02-23-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By WVCritter

Haven't you heard? They're now calling it...

Haven't you heard? They're now calling it "Climate Change". It seems the "Global Warming" thing wasn't working out for them. I love how liberals use word play to satisfy their views. "Illegal Aliens"...
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