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by FWiedner
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: status quo....
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: status quo....

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There have been several Presidents of the United States that were once Boy Scouts, but the they didn't achieve that office because they were Boy Scouts.
:idea:
by FWiedner
Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dec 7th, 1941 --- Never Forget
Replies: 10
Views: 148

Re: Dec 7th, 1941 --- Never Forget

Those of us who received an actual education in the once mighty United States of America, and in the once superior public school education system will not EVER forget... And then there are the sad lot... The current victims of the government's public child political indoctrination network who were e...
by FWiedner
Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heads up on unscrupulous seller on here - Pete44ru
Replies: 48
Views: 1429

Re: Heads up on unscrupulous seller on here - Pete44ru

I've hesitated to ring in on this one. Wanted to think about it for a minute. I don't know Peter44ru or jmiller and I don't have a dog in the fight, but I've got to check the box that this is a misunderstanding that needs to be worked out between buyer and seller. We all appreciate a heads-up on an ...
by FWiedner
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: a 'Deer Hunting' hypocrite....
Replies: 3
Views: 447

Re: a 'Deer Hunting' hypocrite....

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A hunting adventure on Brokeback Mountain.

Kinda proves that he's just one of the "guys" doesn't it?

:lol:
by FWiedner
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Introduced: Tesla Electric Pickup Truck
Replies: 45
Views: 1512

Re: Introduced: Tesla Electric Pickup Truck

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One out of five average men identify as transgender after seeing that photograph...

:?
by FWiedner
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those curious about the 350 Legend....
Replies: 35
Views: 755

Re: For those curious about the 350 Legend....

I'm getting a feeling that the .350 Legend is the answer to a question that has not been asked. If I've got a .357, a .35 Rem, a .356 Win, a .358 Win, and a .35 Whelen in my 35-Caliber stable, I'm thinking that the .350 Legend falls between the .357 and the .35 Rem in both performance and applicatio...
by FWiedner
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: which buck is better?
Replies: 14
Views: 336

Re: which buck is better?

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It's impossible to determine which one is better until you've compared them by tasting both in a similar dish.

:)
by FWiedner
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: "Trump has every right to present 'exculpatory' evidence..."
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: "Trump has every right to present 'exculpatory' evidence..."

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1) Hearsay is better than direct evidence

2) You are guilty until you prove yourself innocent.

3) Public opinion is more important than adjudication.

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by FWiedner
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: If we were actually allowed to TALK to 'Liberals'...
Replies: 5
Views: 200

Re: If we were actually allowed to TALK to 'Liberals'...

AJMD429 wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:01 pm
What other things would YOU like to ask the 'liberals'....???
Would you mind going over there and standing with your back against that wall while I load my assault rifle?

:idea:
by FWiedner
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Clowns saying they are 'moderates'....
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Re: Clowns saying they are 'moderates'....

A political moderate is the same thing as a progressive liberal.

I've seen a few of this fellow's videos on You-Tube and some of them are not bad.

This one starts out delivering misinformation and continues to misinform throughout it's length of play.

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by FWiedner
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Greta Gets Her Comeuppance
Replies: 4
Views: 227

Re: Greta Gets Her Comeuppance

AJMD429 wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:30 pm
She and David Hogg should get together - they are both arrogant-but-clueless sphincters.
They are children that have been deliberately misinformed in order to service a political agenda.

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by FWiedner
Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Training a Cat . . .
Replies: 22
Views: 605

Re: Training a Cat . . .

Several years ago the Florida Wildlife Commission sent out a message to all hunters that they should shoot any feral cats they see while out hunting as they were decimating the local songbird population. There was such a public outcry that they had to reverse their statement. I'm guessing the feral...
by FWiedner
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Vietnam Wall" -- An Amazing Image...
Replies: 15
Views: 493

Re: "Vietnam Wall" -- An Amazing Image...

Funny how the girl who designed the wall wanted it to be something to cause negative feelings. It turned out that she did something good in spite of her bad intentions. E'en the best laid plans of mice and men aft gang agly. Thank GOD for such things. A little girl working on an art project which s...
by FWiedner
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Cosmos ... distances so vast they are overwhelming
Replies: 26
Views: 526

Re: The Cosmos ... distances so vast they are overwhelming

Blaine wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:10 pm
Here's another. If our solar system was laid out in exact scale:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kj4524AAZdE
That guy must not have got the memo about Pluto being re-designated as a planet.

:wink:
by FWiedner
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Cosmos ... distances so vast they are overwhelming
Replies: 26
Views: 526

Re: The Cosmos ... distances so vast they are overwhelming

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Perspective on man's prominence in the universe...

A video concering the relative size of the planets and stars.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=NI6QwdU_9UA

:shock: :lol:
by FWiedner
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Beto O’Rourke Is Dropping Out of the Presidential Race
Replies: 6
Views: 229

Re: Beto O’Rourke Is Dropping Out of the Presidential Race

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It's like Unca Joe used to say:

"It is completely unimportant who will vote and how, but it is extremely important who will count the votes, and how."

:idea:
by FWiedner
Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Better For Black Bear
Replies: 21
Views: 539

Re: Better For Black Bear

. I've killed a black bear with a 158gr JSP from a .357 Magnum. (It was what I had when he came into camp.) I've no doubt that either of your firearms are capable of doing the job. If you've got more than one .308, could be an opportunity to pare the accumulation down to best couple or few. Take tha...
by FWiedner
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Movies for SnowFlakes...
Replies: 5
Views: 279

Re: Movies for SnowFlakes...

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"The Patriot" is fiction.

However, there is a new movie about Richard Jewell coming out that I want to see.

:)
by FWiedner
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: These people should be in JAIL....
Replies: 3
Views: 247

Re: These people should be in JAIL....

. Oh. right... There was a "bug in the system" and the cops had no alternative but to ignore and violate the law by compiling and sharing data that they weren't supposed to be storing. If government officers who are supposedly enforcing the law have no respect for it, and obey it only at their whim ...
by FWiedner
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good on Ya Mr President
Replies: 17
Views: 611

Re: Good on Ya Mr President

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Isn't this like the 4th time they've killed this guy?

:?:
by FWiedner
Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Stupid" Kills a Deer Hunter
Replies: 16
Views: 623

Re: "Stupid" Kills a Deer Hunter

Not much to say about this one.

It happens.

Waiting for a creature to bleed out doesn't always work as planned.

Reload. Throw a stone. Poke it with a stick. Be ready.

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by FWiedner
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting data on head wounds from firearms
Replies: 9
Views: 426

Re: Interesting data on head wounds from firearms

It's an informative article, but I don't know that it's particularly revelatory.

Wound ballistics is an interesting study. Knowing what a bullet does on the receiving end helps a fellow make responsible choices.

Thanks for the link.

:)
by FWiedner
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: "Why do 3% of Americans own 50% of the Guns...?"
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Re: "Why do 3% of Americans own 50% of the Guns...?"

I had to think on this for a couple of days. I believe this to be a matter of exposure. There are a number of Americans, perhaps an increasing number, that have not been exposed to an activity where firearms are used in a safe, entertaining, and constructive manner. They haven't been trained to appr...
by FWiedner
Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Always some have to stain the reputation of others
Replies: 7
Views: 229

Re: Always some have to stain the reputation of others

I don't give weight to deydindonuffin stories the likes of Ferguson.

The issue of the article that interests me is the increasing likelihood that cops will shoot first and ask questions later.

As you are aware (Brian) it's happened a couple of times recently, right here in River City.

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by FWiedner
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Always some have to stain the reputation of others
Replies: 7
Views: 229

Re: Always some have to stain the reputation of others

I thought that this was an interesting article from the same website:

https://www.criminallegalnews.org/news/ ... ce-forces/

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by FWiedner
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What would you carry if you were trimming trees...?
Replies: 7
Views: 308

Re: What would you carry if you were trimming trees...?

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Calm down and just keep repeating to yourself, as many times as it takes for you reach your safe place:

"Diversity makes us stronger"

:idea:
by FWiedner
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fight like a monkey
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Fight like a monkey

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I like it.
by FWiedner
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Terry's last gun
Replies: 7
Views: 428

Re: Terry's last gun

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An excellent tribute to Mr. Murbach.

:)
by FWiedner
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ugly On A Stick Levergun
Replies: 15
Views: 453

Re: Ugly On A Stick Levergun

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Seriously... W.T.F.?

:o
by FWiedner
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the Wife asked me to Sweep the house....
Replies: 9
Views: 359

Re: the Wife asked me to Sweep the house....

piller wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:57 pm
Men and Women often don't even know what each other is saying even though they are speaking the same language.
The words we speak sound similar, but mean different things.

:wink:
by FWiedner
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Accidental Entry into U.S." -- By Some Brits
Replies: 6
Views: 301

Re: "Accidental Entry into U.S." -- By Some Brits

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They are illegal aliens who, to our good fortune, were caught in the act committing a crime and then lied about it.

Their story is quite sad, but I don't care.

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by FWiedner
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 years ago my high school sweetheart became my wife.
Replies: 10
Views: 179

Re: 28 years ago my high school sweetheart became my wife.

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Just think... You'd be out of prison by now...

:idea:
by FWiedner
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Marie yovanovitch
Replies: 2
Views: 204

Re: Marie yovanovitch

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"Trump fired me for no reason!"

Ahem... He didn't need one.

:lol:
by FWiedner
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never in my life
Replies: 11
Views: 368

Re: Never in my life

My wife little Maltese thought he was a 100lb dog, and would spaz and go for any larger dog that offended him.

He was out for a walk with the wife one day and took on a shepard mix a few houses up the street and got his bad little self killed.

Dogs.

:?
by FWiedner
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: California reaping what they sowed...
Replies: 5
Views: 284

Re: California reaping what they sowed...

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This is California getting what they asked for from their primary electric service provider.

:lol:
by FWiedner
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range time w/ the Marlin CST
Replies: 3
Views: 257

Re: Range time w/ the Marlin CST

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I noticed your diagram related to sight alignment at the upper right.

Do you aim center bull or 6 O' clock?

:)
by FWiedner
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Guy Who Also Loved the Model 94 Trapper
Replies: 16
Views: 1242

Re: Great Guy Who Also Loved the Model 94 Trapper

Ranger Jackson is a legend, and well-respected in The Lone-Star state.

That's a good photo.

:)
by FWiedner
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting Ready To Go Out
Replies: 12
Views: 791

Re: Getting Ready To Go Out

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That fella lives in a rough neighborhood.

:shock:
:lol:
by FWiedner
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: September....
Replies: 21
Views: 743

Re: September....

Those are some healthy looking rabbits, Nath. Well Done.

Here in the Dallas suburbs, we are overrun with cottontails.

I think I might start setting snares in my landscaping.

:wink:
by FWiedner
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Editorial - Walmart Never Was a Gun Store
Replies: 20
Views: 890

Re: Editorial - Walmart Never Was a Gun Store

I don't shop, or rather, I don't buy much at Walmart anymore. I won't address my wife's habit. I do go in to browse the ammo... "Just in case". Inventories between Walmart branches are pretty standard as to brand and selection, and any purchases that I MUST make at Walmart usually occur when I am ou...
by FWiedner
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Respectfully Submitted
Replies: 18
Views: 869

Re: Respectfully Submitted

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We're gonna need another stick...

:lol:
by FWiedner
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The crowded Earth
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: The crowded Earth

That's an inspiring photo. I'd imagine there is more to the calculation called over population than just how many square feet a man and his habitation might take up. What does it take to sustain that man over the course of his life? Where is that stored, produced, grown, or raised? What resources ar...
by FWiedner
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stumping Dear Abby
Replies: 7
Views: 343

Re: Stumping Dear Abby

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What's even worse is that they walk freely among us, and have probably even served you fries at McDonald's.

:shock:
by FWiedner
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Respectfully Submitted
Replies: 18
Views: 869

Re: Respectfully Submitted

Nothing wrong with this idea. Mutual respect is never a bad thing, but two different men can have two different points of view. What's intolerably disrespectful to one man can be seen a friendly poke in the ribs to another. So what can you do? In the rush to "Get over it", there are those who's firs...
by FWiedner
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nothing special, 200yds.
Replies: 10
Views: 332

Re: Nothing special, 200yds.

We used to have great fun out at the dump in 29 Palms.

We'd set up targets out at 100yds and then some, and then have a tailgate BBQ while we were plinking with our .22's.

Good times.

:mrgreen:
by FWiedner
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: See ya fellers
Replies: 38
Views: 1605

Re: See ya fellers

.45colt wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:48 pm
Don't know what happened...
A terrible case of butthurt...

:!:
by FWiedner
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made me laugh out loud --seriously
Replies: 13
Views: 562

Re: Made me laugh out loud --seriously

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True.

Every single item.

:lol:
by FWiedner
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry AR 7, anyone have one?
Replies: 30
Views: 608

Re: Henry AR 7, anyone have one?

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If we're referring to my comment about the M6, I didn't condemn the firearm, I said I didn't like the trigger.

It wasn't an issue of cleaning or maintenance, and it had nothing to do with break-in. I just didn't like it. As in: "Not my cup of tea."

:wink: