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« Reply #125 on: November 26, 2017, 02:45:37 pm »

Fortunately, I had few photo's on the "BUCKET"...and I lost but a few, but I know many lost many memories.

I use Disks & memory sticks from My Computer files...for the very reason RCJ states
" I feel most will take Photobucket's lead and figure out they can add a revenue stream by doing the same "

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« Reply #126 on: November 26, 2017, 07:34:56 pm »

It is odd to hear some of you speaking about "losing" images due to the change in Photobucket policy, because all images previously uploaded to Photobucket should still be there and entirely accessible by the account owner.  Their new policy just automatically prevents "hot linking" any of those images into a posting on any other internet site unless you agree to pay their exhorbitant fees to upgrade to the new "Highway Robbery" account.  I have left all my Photobucket images in place, but if I now want to put any image into an online posting (or if I want mages in earlier postings to re-appear in those postings) I put them up in my ImageShack account, from which they CAN be hot-linked ... Although it is not a "free" service, the subscription rates are only a small fraction of the ridiculous charge Photobucket demands for that privilege.  (I tried to find another "free" image-hosting service which permits hot-linking, but couldn't find anything suitable for my needs.)
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« Reply #127 on: November 27, 2017, 12:31:19 pm »

Just testing the ability to attach picture direct from PC.


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« Reply #128 on: November 27, 2017, 01:01:06 pm »

those are beautiful
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« Reply #129 on: November 27, 2017, 02:42:58 pm »

If my photo's were small enough, I could post them directly from my photo library on my computer.  Since mine are all over the mandated 400 size, I are out of luck.
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« Reply #130 on: November 27, 2017, 04:24:23 pm »

If you have MS Paint , you resize easily

Open the photo in paint  ....upper left you'll resize click that , you'll see  100 %   100%   simply change it to  25% click OK and Bobs your uncle
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« Reply #131 on: November 27, 2017, 05:04:05 pm »

Yes, the ability to resize images is basic to any imaging/image processing program or software. So is the ability to crop images, although it is clear that many people don’t know that either ... judging from the number of photos posted of a gun laying on the floor with the person’s feet ... or a pet ... or a bag of trash ... also in the photo!

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« Reply #132 on: November 27, 2017, 05:18:05 pm »

If my photo's were small enough, I could post them directly from my photo library on my computer.  Since mine are all over the mandated 400 size, I are out of luck.

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Here is s simple fix (stumbled upon quite by accident) take the pics with yr phone - email it to yrself so ya got it on the computer - in that process the image is resized - still good enough (just!) to print at A4 size - dunno how they do this ? I have attached three to a single post and it went ahead ok - there would be better ways fr sure and it does nothing for images you already have stored -  
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« Reply #133 on: October 16, 2018, 04:47:43 pm »

Ive had this for quite a while, but I didnt think to show it off until now.  Its an 1851 Navy frontier style conversion in .38 Long Colt. It has had the barrel lined and defarbed, an “improved” loading port, the loading lever stud removed, and post added on the loading gate. Its pictured with some old American and Mexican coins, a cheroot, and gun leather. The lined, carved, stamped, and spotted holster was made by Allan Byrne in Pine Colorado and the belt is a cheap hunter brand 38/357 model; I have Allan currently working on a belt to match the holster.



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« Reply #134 on: October 16, 2018, 04:55:23 pm »

Very cool, Doc!  Are you a lefty?
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« Reply #135 on: October 16, 2018, 05:05:30 pm »

Very cool, Doc!  Are you a lefty?

Yes, but I carry it but to the rear and twist draw. I can shoot with either hand.
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« Reply #136 on: December 09, 2018, 01:18:21 am »


What for be the pin for? Just to facilitate opening or something else?
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« Reply #137 on: December 09, 2018, 03:49:25 am »

Comparing three different 1851s (top down):
# Hartford-London Navy from 1855
# Italian Uberti made Navy 1:2.125 scale (same steel as the replicas: fully functional but non firing)
# Japanese Ohba made Navy 1:4 scale (made of blued silver: fully functional but non firing).
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« Reply #138 on: December 09, 2018, 08:45:09 am »

Im Impressed.
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« Reply #139 on: December 09, 2018, 07:30:03 pm »

Scrolling through this thread to again admire the various revolvers posted here (... including, back on about page 2 or 3, my original Canadian Government purchaae London Navy and the reproduction London Navy I also have ...) it occurred to me tht there are few, if any. photo of owners actully shooting their revolvers.  I did ensure that my original is fully functional, with a set of replacement nipples ... although the rather battered originals have been carefully preserved, of course ... and I have fired it.  Wouldn't want to make a habit of it ... and, of course, that is what the reprocuction is for. 

Anyway, here is a snap of me firing the original ... 



Who else has photos of their originals in action?
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Rattlesnake Jack Robson, Scout, Rocky Mountain Rangers, North West Canada, 1885
Major John M. Robson, Royal Scots of Canada, 1883-1901
Sgt. John Robson, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, 1885
Bvt. Col, Commanding International Dept. and Div.  of Canada, Grand Army of the Frontier
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« Reply #140 on: Yesterday at 11:55:45 am »

RSJ How does it shoot with respect to POA to POI?
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« Reply #141 on: Yesterday at 03:19:17 pm »

To be honest, I don't really remember!   Roll Eyes

I shot off two or three cylinders on that occasion (six or more years ago) then cleaned it up thoroughly and "retired" it to its rightful place in the collection ...  My vague recollection is that it printed high from point of aim, at the relatively close range I was shooting it, just as the reroductions tend to do.

Mind you, my 1970's vintge reproduction London Navy has an anomalously high front sight post, which they did back in those days to bring the point of impact down at the close ranges at which modern shooters tend to fire them. The reproduction is actually one of a "semi-commemorative" batch sold by the Canadian distributor for Navy Arms back in the mid-1970's, each one of which has a facsimile of the original "Upper Canada" or "Lower Canada" issue markings, with a cavalry troop letter and "rack number" stamped on the grip, like the 800 original revolvers acquired in 1855/56 by the United Province of Upper and Lower Canada. In this picture, the inset shows a blowup of the front sight post of the original revolver, on the left of the inset, compared to that of the reproduction on the right ...) Presumably needless to say, the original revolver is the upper one in the photo ...)

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Major John M. Robson, Royal Scots of Canada, 1883-1901
Sgt. John Robson, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, 1885
Bvt. Col, Commanding International Dept. and Div.  of Canada, Grand Army of the Frontier
Old West ClipArt & History Website:  http://rattlesnakejacks.com/
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« Reply #142 on: Yesterday at 03:36:03 pm »

Thats a really nice repro, looks close to the original. Do the rack numbers correspond with the the units you portray?
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« Reply #143 on: Yesterday at 03:55:27 pm »

Comparing three different 1851s (top down):
# Hartford-London Navy from 1855
# Italian Uberti made Navy 1:2.125 scale (same steel as the replicas: fully functional but non firing)
# Japanese Ohba made Navy 1:4 scale (made of blued silver: fully functional but non firing).
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I'm impressed, too!  Didn't see this post earlier.
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