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It was cold....
« on: December 14, 2016, 08:21:04 PM »
It was cold tonight. Damn cold, as a matter of fact. Down to about 4 deg. F out there with winds howling.
What better way to spend a nasty winter evening than to watch John Wayne in "True Grit" with my new pal, "Joaquin Murietta"? We seem to have bonded, I'm afraid. I swear I heard him chuckle when The Duke says "Why, by God, girl, that's a Colt's Dragoon! You're no bigger than a corn nubbin, what're you doing with all this pistol? "
Technically...it's a Walker in the movie, but technically a Walker is a "dragoon"...a Horse Pistol. So while technically he's wrong, technically he's right.
Anyway, this particular Dragoon seemed to enjoy the movie as much as I did. Maybe more. I like a pistol that will sit down and watch a whole movie without complaining. Now, if I can just teach him to drink whiskey...
"You gonna pull those pistols, or whistle Dixie?"

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Re: It was cold....
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2016, 09:08:48 PM »
Yeah, it STILL is cold! And only going to get colder each day for a while. Now if you need someone to hold that Dragoon while you teach it to drink....

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Re: It was cold....
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2016, 06:24:07 AM »
I think my Walker and Dragoon are sneaking shots of my whiskey!  *6'

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Re: It was cold....
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2016, 07:25:37 AM »
I think my Walker and Dragoon are sneaking shots of my whiskey!  *6'
When did you get a Dragoon, you rascal?
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Re: It was cold....
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2016, 10:31:13 AM »
Hi, iron (steel) has a very high heat capacity. Put a couple of Walkers on the stove to heat them up and then put them under the blanket of your bed. You will end up with two benefits, a warm bed and great dreams.

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Re: It was cold....
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2016, 10:40:52 AM »
Hi, iron (steel) has a very high heat capacity. Put a couple of Walkers on the stove to heat them up and then put them under the blanket of your bed. You will end up with two benefits, a warm bed and great dreams.

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Richard

Don't think that hasn't crossed my mind... ;)

This old beat-up Dragoon is tons of fun to manhandle while watching westerns. More fun than my cat because he complains a lot. My wife hates westerns so it's just me and...whoever. "Joaquin" seems to be an amiable companion and I'm getting quite used to the ponderous size and weight very quickly.
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Re: It was cold....
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2016, 08:18:37 AM »
I think my Walker and Dragoon are sneaking shots of my whiskey!  *6'
When did you get a Dragoon, you rascal?
A few months ago I got it. I just paid a $100 for it.