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by King carp
Sat Nov 27, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Krag Era Medals
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: Krag Era Medals

Thanks for showing the medals. Those are great pieces of history. I am pretty sure the bottom piece is called a 5 claw dragon clasp. They were used on belts and capes. Maybe something your great grandfather picked up while in china.
by King carp
Thu Nov 25, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Beautiful, but .....
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: Beautiful, but .....

It will probably be renamed the "washington grass cutting machine".
by King carp
Sun Oct 03, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: New member intro, 1st time Krag owner
Replies: 8
Views: 230

Re: New member intro, 1st time Krag owner

That's a nice looking Krag. I have had good luck using cast bullets in my Krags. So this might be an option to consider.
by King carp
Thu Sep 30, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: A fun Gun Book
Replies: 1
Views: 159

Re: A fun Gun Book

Nice buy. I have been looking for the same book for several years but could not justify paying the price being asked for it. Sometimes it pays to check out the local shows and stores instead of the internet.
by King carp
Mon Sep 20, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: He was never the same
Replies: 2
Views: 213

Re: He was never the same

I was wondering how they woke up sleepy joe each morning.
by King carp
Thu Sep 16, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: You think you have it bad?
Replies: 39
Views: 1370

Re: You think you have it bad?

People were built different back then. I'm thinking oak, leather and cast iron.
by King carp
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:41 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Sorry Ax Dud
Replies: 9
Views: 317

Re: Sorry Ax Dud

Life is too short to waste time on knuckleheads. Just ignore him and enjoy your vacation.
by King carp
Tue Sep 07, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Visiting Springfield Armory
Replies: 9
Views: 517

Re: Visiting Springfield Armory

:D Were you using American or Italian walnut for the stocks?
by King carp
Mon Aug 30, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Want to Time Travel to 1893?
Replies: 20
Views: 711

Re: Want to Time Travel to 1893?

Along with all the international exhibits the expo also featured the worlds first ferris wheel. This was a huge draw with the visitors. The fair also had a commemorative 1/2 dollar made by the U.S. mint. These are usually found in excellent condition because people saved them instead of spending the...
by King carp
Thu Aug 26, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Old book of political cartoons from 1899
Replies: 4
Views: 387

Re: Old book of political cartoons from 1899

I guess there should be a cartoon with a M-4 for an Afghan army soldiers backbone.