I just got a peterson 106 estate off fleabay this week, and I would like to restore it. Who has experience cleaning/restoring estate pipes? Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. This is such a great forum with a wealth of a great knowledge.
"Classic is a relative term, the nylon 66 my dad taught me to shoot with isn't a rarity by any stretch of the imagination, but it's a classic to me cause of the memories attached to it.
I'm afraid when your cleaning technique is a bore…"
"So what Germanic/European guns do you take a field? I inherited a franchi 48 20 gauge on accident and fell in love with it. I'm trying to find out what caliber by Belgian or German guild stalking rifle is. It's a 9.3mm bore but that's…"
"I tried woodworking as a between jobs way to earn a living when I got laid off last. I am not a carpenter I've decided lol. What other old hobbies do you guys like to practice? Safe to assume blackpowder cartridge reloading is in here somewhere…"
"Do you happen to be a seller of old guns as well? I love old guns and fishing tackle. Which isn't to say I don't have under armor and 3.5" magnums for duck hunting. I'm glad I'm amongst like minded gentlemen here. Old…"
The group for those of us that take interest in pleasurable leisure pursuits as they existed in their primitive days a century ago. HIckory golfers, motorists, cyclists, players, hunters, fishermen, gentlemen atheletes etc. are all welcome here!
"Larry et al. I also know what it's like to have seen suicide as the only way out. I'm so glad that I didn't act on those thoughts. I'm here for anyone who needs to talk it over. I thank god daily that I'm still here and…"
This is something we all face in this life. We get lonely. We are disappointed. We fail. Sometimes others fail us. What do you do when you are truly depressed? What if it goes on a long time? Ever considered suicide? It happens all the time.
Hunting, fishing, guns, trucks, wet shaving, cooking, drying and smoking foods, pipes, cigars, fine whiskey, beer in a can, lawn care, tools, reading, and probably many more if I sat and thought about it.
To Kill a Mockingbird. Most non-fiction novels, biographies.
Westerns, dumb comedies, anything Mel Brooks, tommy boy, the cowboys, and to kill a mockingbird.
George Strait, Skynyrd, Alan Jackson, OCMS, Dave Brubeck, classic rock, classic country, blues, and good jazz
"That's so hard. Example: Aristotle's Physics, the beginning bits, are foundational -- but they're hard, and surely not everyone needs to read them. If you're a scholar, sure.
I think you should know what's…"
"Here's a list of books that, as an English teacher, I feel are good, essential, important, etc. Some are newer, many are classics. I'll add to the list as I think of more but this is the best I can do at 6:30…"
"Not required reading, but these are probably good to read. I fully recognize how limited this list is and not inclusive of different authors and cultures.
Iliad & Odyssey
Hesiod - Theogony
"A nearly everyday experience for me at the Winnsboro Blue Granite Quarry. It's a mere 10-minute walk from my front door to this lofty spot. No need for for modesty here as there is seldom another soul around. Once known as "The Silk…"
There's a similar thread right now but it's bizarre and spammy. So. What, in your opinion, is required reading to be part of the human race? What is absolutely essential, whether it be philosophy, history, religion, or even classic fiction or poetry?See More