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by mgmlvks
Thu Sep 29, 2022 1:57 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: The one that started this.
Replies: 19
Views: 464

Re: The one that started this.

Appears $5 lanterns punch well above their weight!
by mgmlvks
Wed Sep 28, 2022 9:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: (OT) Article about my aunt lost as a 4 year old
Replies: 11
Views: 281

Re: (OT) Article about my aunt lost as a 4 year old

Thank you for sharing such an interesting and uplifting story!
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 23, 2022 7:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: New Lyon 24 drawer parts cabinet
Replies: 2
Views: 101

New Lyon 24 drawer parts cabinet

This found its way home in the trunk of the Mustang today. 24 bin by Lyon. They certainly do NOT make them like this anymore!
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by mgmlvks
Thu Sep 22, 2022 10:09 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: free Yeti coolers
Replies: 20
Views: 465

Re: free Yeti coolers

Great story! How do the coolers get out of a shipping containet or do the shipping containers float and get smashed on the shore releasing the coolers?
by mgmlvks
Sat Sep 17, 2022 8:42 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Amazing find - still trembling
Replies: 57
Views: 858

Re: Amazing find - still trembling

YIKES - they would have had to pry from my hands as they loaded me in the ambulance!
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 16, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Looking good... then ARRRRGGHHHH!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 282

Re: Looking good... then ARRRRGGHHHH!!!

O-U-C-H ! "Will display nicely!"
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 16, 2022 4:12 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Out of here.
Replies: 31
Views: 777

Re: Out of here.

Congrats on retirement - I too had many good friends after 34 years at City Hall - took almost a week to make the mental change to "my time and my projects". They are still my friends - I just don't see them everyday! Plan on being as busy as you have ever been - just on different stuff.
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 16, 2022 4:53 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: YIKES! Pioneer Village NE Auction
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: YIKES! Pioneer Village NE Auction

That’s a very rare circa 1887 Schleicer Schumm Otto gas engine made in Philadelphia. It is missing it’s original sub base and flywheel but still in remarkably good condition. . . . . . This engine is probably 1 of 10 surviving examples . I’ve had the privilege to start and run a couple of these eng...
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 16, 2022 1:47 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Brotherhood / Sisterhood of the traveling Sears
Replies: 161
Views: 4524

Re: Brotherhood / Sisterhood of the traveling Sears

Thanks Randy! Some notes on TS1.0, and cannot find all the pics yet -had a nice wooden box with some cool travel stickers, notebook and a pack of mantles when I saw it last in 2015.

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by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 16, 2022 1:33 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: YIKES! Pioneer Village NE Auction
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: YIKES! Pioneer Village NE Auction

My parents took us to Pioneer Village in the late 1960s. My mother was a pretty good tour guide. She grew up on a farm without electricty or running water so knew all about everything we saw there. My Dad is the one from a mud hut in Oklahoma, so we too have been exposed to the way it was! We never...
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 16, 2022 1:05 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: YIKES! Pioneer Village NE Auction
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: YIKES! Pioneer Village NE Auction

Couple pics

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by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 16, 2022 12:51 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: YIKES! Pioneer Village NE Auction
Replies: 11
Views: 288

YIKES! Pioneer Village NE Auction

One of the most interesting places to visit on an xc trip is Pioneer Village in Minden NE. While the museum has suffered in recent years, it is still there with a new board and sense of direction. A back lot auction just finished, some stuff I was interested in, too far and too many $ But - what is ...
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 16, 2022 12:14 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Surprise!
Replies: 16
Views: 430

Re: Surprise!

Great drop-off!

And, if someone posts as you are writing, software ask if you are sure you want to post when you submit. You have to submit AGAIN to send it. Voice-of-Experience!
by mgmlvks
Fri Sep 16, 2022 12:02 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First in a while
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: First in a while

It was all in good shape. Pumped up after oiling. Was still pressurized, no liquid but smelled of RUG. no fuel out of gen, guessing plugged F/A tube. Probably mud dauber in air tube as was sitting on shelf in barn. Dated 1/71, got to quit thinking this is a NEW lantern as it is 50YO!
by mgmlvks
Thu Sep 15, 2022 9:07 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First in a while
Replies: 4
Views: 179

First in a while

"Ask and ye shall Receive"

Total less than "Standard Rate". Original and replacement globes both made in USA.



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by mgmlvks
Wed Sep 14, 2022 3:37 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT BW Film - old school
Replies: 17
Views: 304

Re: OT BW Film - old school

Thanks for sharing your trip into B/W photography. Very nicely done!
by mgmlvks
Tue Sep 13, 2022 11:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS/WTT Coleman Peak 1 Backpack - see pics $10 or trade
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Re: WTS/WTT Coleman Peak 1 Backpack - see pics $10 or trade

Tomorrow is trash day

Now is your chance to make an offer!
by mgmlvks
Sat Sep 10, 2022 10:21 pm
Forum: Technical Assistance
Topic: 228 vent rod
Replies: 6
Views: 148

Re: 228 vent rod

Normal threads into the top of the mixing chamber on 220/228 are 10-32. Thinking there a few outliers for being different, mostly lamps.


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by mgmlvks
Sat Sep 10, 2022 2:07 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Long live the King!
Replies: 17
Views: 447

Re: Long live the King!

We fought a war to be rid of them, committed two generations to help them, and have been part of a "Special Relationship" ever since. She was part of it all from bottom to top. She is the only Queen I have ever seen in person, and the only World Leader my Dad (GOM) never said bad things about. The Q...
by mgmlvks
Sat Sep 10, 2022 2:02 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Cats, post 'em if you got 'em
Replies: 61
Views: 1134

Re: Cats, post 'em if you got 'em

Cat gone to finishing school? When moving in to my house, a gray cat walked down the drive, into the house, and dozed off on the fireplace hearth, like she owned the place. She has been here since. She is the most polite cat I have ever seen. She has never jumped up on a table or counter or shelf. ...
by mgmlvks
Sat Sep 10, 2022 1:59 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: What make is this lamp?
Replies: 12
Views: 195

Re: What make is this lamp?

Mark - you need that!
by mgmlvks
Sat Sep 10, 2022 1:57 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: First World Problems
Replies: 30
Views: 459

Re: First World Problems

Kevin- what a freakin' mess. I am sure this bunch does good work, but they need to respect their customers too. I suggest asking/looking around for some qualified handyman. I have had success agreeing to buy material myself if I get a list, saving their cash flow. Try asking people that have complet...
by mgmlvks
Wed Sep 07, 2022 2:08 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Cats, post 'em if you got 'em
Replies: 61
Views: 1134

Re: Cats, post 'em if you got 'em

Showed up eight years ago. Was pretty much in charge of the place when she disappeared a month ago. Best cat ever.

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by mgmlvks
Mon Sep 05, 2022 7:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS/WTT Coleman Peak 1 Backpack - see pics $10 or trade
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Re: WTS/WTT Coleman Peak 1 Backpack - see pics $10 or trade

Price drop and last call before posting on FBMP and/or a trip to the SA.
by mgmlvks
Thu Sep 01, 2022 10:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS/WTT Coleman Peak 1 Backpack - see pics $10 or trade
Replies: 2
Views: 293

WTS/WTT Coleman Peak 1 Backpack - see pics $10 or trade

Cleaning up and this needs a good home. Peak 1 external frame backpack. Nylon frame. A nice pack, BUT one broken frame section See pics Shipping at cost, probably at least $25 from 66048. Trade straight across for a functional winged fuel cap or good condition nickel fuel cap. Each pays shipping. ht...
by mgmlvks
Wed Aug 31, 2022 2:57 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: In memory of James E. Wood
Replies: 27
Views: 475

Re: In memory of James E. Wood

Thank you for sharing. Sounds like a great uncle to have known.
by mgmlvks
Wed Aug 31, 2022 2:16 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Happy 242 day
Replies: 15
Views: 201

Re: Happy 242 day

Been slacking. One of most interesting 242's from 2016. Canada with 4-32 fount and believed replacement top. NRV. Story from PO was it was thrown off deck of Canadian fishing cabin at annual trip, his dad brought back to Roeland Park KS, and I paid up a bit for it. Also - 2017 Canadian Scout Jambo b...
by mgmlvks
Wed Aug 24, 2022 2:06 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Maybe the rarest things I've ever found.
Replies: 26
Views: 569

Re: Maybe the rarest things I've ever found.

That is an INSANE find - congrats on an epic score!!!!
by mgmlvks
Wed Aug 24, 2022 1:38 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Picked up a 417b, Officially a stovie
Replies: 10
Views: 191

Re: Picked up a 417b, Officially a stovie

Oh my - quite NICE !
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 23, 2022 11:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: paypal friend or family feature ?
Replies: 30
Views: 409

Re: paypal friend or family feature ?

Is it an international payment? Pretty sure no f/f and plenty of other fees if so.
by mgmlvks
Mon Aug 22, 2022 2:53 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Medium Format Film Cameras
Replies: 26
Views: 494

Re: Medium Format Film Cameras

I shot 35mm slides for decades, but gradually got sucked into digital - peaking out with a Sony A100 DSLR that used my Minolta lenses. Now I generally use (ughh) "the phone". I did take a trip down the box camera path in 2015 which was fun. Found a NIB camera, a source for 120 film, and a place to h...
by mgmlvks
Fri Aug 19, 2022 4:47 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting
Replies: 16
Views: 290

Re: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting

And - after a bit of digging deeper - the short version of a longer and quite interesting story on National Guard Mobilization in 1916-1917 in general and for the 2nd Ohio Infantry is as follows. Arrived at Fort Bliss September 1916, became part of the 11th Division (prov.) and later the 10th Div (p...
by mgmlvks
Fri Aug 19, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting
Replies: 16
Views: 290

Re: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting

Thanks - I've always had an interest in M1903's, just finally had the time to did deep into them! I forget the details - but there were a stockpile of un-assembled rifle parts that were made into M1903 rifles in early days of WWII - sounds like you have one of those! The stock on 551199 came from a ...
by mgmlvks
Fri Aug 19, 2022 4:15 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting
Replies: 16
Views: 290

Re: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting

Thanks - yes - I like the 220 analogy! On 551199 - it too is drilled for a scope - but I do not even notice the holes anymore. I know they can be plugged, welded, etc, but for now - I'm just leaving them be. On your 03A3, I do not have one - but by all accounts they are quite nice rifles to have and...
by mgmlvks
Thu Aug 18, 2022 3:50 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Rear ended. This won't buff out.
Replies: 31
Views: 506

Re: Rear ended. This won't buff out.

Wow, glad you seem OK! Nice to see good reports on dash cams and OnStar. Sorry you've missed the trip, but being able drive the damaged vehicle back solves so many issues.
by mgmlvks
Wed Aug 17, 2022 1:30 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: WWII 520 Stove
Replies: 5
Views: 110

Re: WWII 520 Stove

Phredd wrote: Wed Aug 17, 2022 1:28 amSPAM?
Very possible!
by mgmlvks
Wed Aug 17, 2022 1:22 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: WWII 520 Stove
Replies: 5
Views: 110

WWII 520 Stove

Stole from FB. Appears the stove is set to cook or serve several soldiers based on cups and containers on windowsill. Also an in interesting camo pattern that is seldom seen by me anyway! https://i.postimg.cc/JnsTSBDd/Screenshot-20220816-201600-Facebook.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/4yC1M2Tm/FB-IMG-16606...
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 16, 2022 5:31 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting
Replies: 16
Views: 290

Re: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting

Very cool, Mike. A true labor of love. I saw this and commented on it over on the CMP forum. Great job in restoring that rifle to its rightful historical shape. Thanks - I really enjoyed this! There are so many later parts that are backwards compatible it was a real challenge to learn the right par...
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 16, 2022 4:17 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting
Replies: 16
Views: 290

Re: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting

Mike, that is great to see that rifle returned to its original state! You did really well with that... Can't say how many fine old butcherized (err, umm, "sporterized") military rifles I've picked up over the years, wishing a PO had left them as-is. Thanks for the history you shared, too. Thanks, a...
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 16, 2022 4:11 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting
Replies: 16
Views: 290

Re: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting

Rustytank wrote: Tue Aug 16, 2022 3:57 am Damn man you did a fine job on that!
Thanks! Not perfect, but oh so much fun. I learned so much.
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 16, 2022 3:29 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting
Replies: 16
Views: 290

OT a bit - M1903 conversion - sporter to interesting

Long story - the short version is here - many of you know I am digging as far as I can into Grandfather George Welk's WWI experience in Co 55 of 2/5 USMC in WWI. This is a (longtime) spinoff of that associated with old-old-old M1903 Springfield Rifles. My first conversion of a partial/poor 1913 date...
by mgmlvks
Sun Aug 14, 2022 12:48 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Gifts from Scoutmasters this summer
Replies: 17
Views: 312

Re: Gifts from Scoutmasters this summer

Those are GREAT stories to with awesome lanterns- thanks for sharing!
by mgmlvks
Fri Aug 12, 2022 1:29 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: That sucked--power out, 95 degrees and a massive, destructive storm!
Replies: 9
Views: 248

Re: That sucked--power out, 95 degrees. Massive storm!

Wow; sounds like our t-storm weather which I don't miss much the last few years!
by mgmlvks
Thu Aug 11, 2022 11:39 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Intervention needed?
Replies: 23
Views: 375

Re: Intervention needed?

Stovies don't need no stinkin' intervention!
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 09, 2022 4:40 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: missing info from someone in UTAH and ALL OVER, I THINK
Replies: 9
Views: 305

Re: missing info from someone in UTAH and ALL OVER, I THINK

Thank-you for the update. Amazing how we now rely so much on a technology that barely existed 30 years ago!
by mgmlvks
Tue Aug 09, 2022 3:49 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Coleman Repair Center Update
Replies: 32
Views: 631

Re: Coleman Repair Center Update

That is a great update - thanks!
by mgmlvks
Mon Aug 08, 2022 2:19 pm
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: USFS ..... well not coleman but still awesome!
Replies: 16
Views: 436

Re: USFS ..... well not coleman but still awesome!

Nice! I always look & rarely find interesting axes
by mgmlvks
Mon Aug 08, 2022 12:17 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: Bounty hunter
Replies: 20
Views: 436

Re: Bounty hunter

That is excellent!
by mgmlvks
Mon Aug 01, 2022 1:55 am
Forum: Just Bull
Topic: On this day I became a Seabee-light up
Replies: 31
Views: 403

Re: On this day I became a Seabee-light up

Thank-you for sharing your story of service to our country. I am a 1957 person and retired in the midst of the CoVid.