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by jeepnik
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: A New Catastrophe in Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 51

Re: A New Catastrophe in Texas

Here's the deal with taxing property owners. Property owners pay while those that rent/lease do not. It poses an unequal tax burden on the citizens based only on the ownership of property. Now some one will say that the owners of rental property can pass the cost along. However, many places have ren...
by jeepnik
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This 94 has me a little stumped.
Replies: 12
Views: 423

Re: This 94 has me a little stumped.

May be off base here, but could it have been made and originally sold in Canada then brought in by the owner when they immigrated to the US. Wouldn't be any import marks that way.
by jeepnik
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LEVERGUN WEEKEND
Replies: 12
Views: 370

Re: LEVERGUN WEEKEND

What, you can't load those bullets in a levergun. Why the detonation would kill half of the known world, and all of the unknown world. :roll:

Post the results of those loads.
by jeepnik
Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buying Other People's Handloads
Replies: 19
Views: 487

Re: Buying Other People's Handloads

Taught not to do it. Don't do it. Won't do it.

End of discussion.
by jeepnik
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Rectum in charge of Virgin Islands
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Re: Rectum in charge of Virgin Islands

BlaineG wrote:
Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:27 pm
:evil: Are VI covered by our BORs?
Not that it should matter...
:evil:
Yes. US territories are part of the US. The residents have all the rights as any citizens.

But they don't have the protections afforded by state constitutions
by jeepnik
Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's About Time
Replies: 22
Views: 515

Re: It's About Time

jeepnik wrote:
Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:20 pm
Guys the thoughts and prayers did the trick. It went very well. One day post op and I'm sitting up and fairly alert.
J
Thanks to one and all.

Gotta run. Well actually walk.
:mrgreen:
by jeepnik
Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's About Time
Replies: 22
Views: 515

Re: It's About Time

Guys the thoughts and prayers did the trick. It went very well. One day ost o and I'm sitting up and fairly alert.

Thanks to one and all.

Gotta run. Well actually walk.
:mrgreen:
by jeepnik
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: use levergunscommunity.org vs .com
Replies: 59
Views: 1323

Re: use levergunscommunity.org vs .com

My browser will remember user names when I left click the box. Then the browser automatically populates the password (hey, this ain't Ft. Knox). Hit submit/login and away you go. Yep, we gotta click a button three times. Geesh! you are making us work so hard. :roll:
by jeepnik
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's About Time
Replies: 22
Views: 515

Re: It's About Time

Good luck Pete. We should be back up and running in no time. Let's see who gets on line first (discounting your time difference headstart :mrgreen:
by jeepnik
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: use levergunscommunity.org vs .com
Replies: 59
Views: 1323

Re: use levergunscommunity.org vs .com

David wrote:
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:18 pm
All I can say is clear all your caches and start over, if you got old cookies laying around it will take quite sometime for them to expire.
There's no settings to fix this.
Been there, done that.
by jeepnik
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's About Time
Replies: 22
Views: 515

It's About Time

I've held off on bringing this up but I'm down to the wire so here it goes.

Tomorrow at about 0700 hrs the surgeon is going to open me up, replace a heart valve and bypass three arteries.

Obviously, I won't be online for a bit. I appreciate any good thoughts you can send my way.

Thanks
by jeepnik
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brain trust.
Replies: 24
Views: 701

Re: Brain trust.

Good luck guys. Idiots are going to continue to start fires until there are sufficiently severe penalties for doing it. I'm talking decades of working on the fire line of every fire that comes along. If the authorities had the stones to properly punish the fools, and then broadcast it to the world p...
by jeepnik
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: use levergunscommunity.org vs .com
Replies: 59
Views: 1323

Re: use levergunscommunity.org vs .com

Me, too....won't stay logged in. No biggie, just different. Yea, I noticed that too. Early days, or it may be a browser setting. Do you realize we're gripping about not staying logged on when back in the 80's it was black magic and inspiration that allowed us to connect to a single computer at a bl...
by jeepnik
Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: use levergunscommunity.org vs .com
Replies: 59
Views: 1323

Re: use levergunscommunity.org vs .com

Just found another benefit. So wifi networks block firearm sites. I just found that while they block the .com site they don't block the.org
by jeepnik
Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well that was hard
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Well that was hard

Just kidding. My browser wouldn't open the .com version. Went to the .org version and logged in and saved that as one of my home pages. Took about 45 seconds to make the switch. Man, I shouldn't have to work so hard.

I want to thank the admin and mod folks who keep this place up and running.
by jeepnik
Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: What's the deal with some cops...?
Replies: 27
Views: 647

Re: What's the deal with some cops...?

Notice how they always stick together. The other officers look uncomfortable and one tries to calm the arresting officer. But, none stop him, or tell him to knock it off. It's an illegal arrest and therefore an assault in their presence. Someone should have emptied a can of OC in his face and cuffe...
by jeepnik
Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: What's the deal with some cops...?
Replies: 27
Views: 647

Re: What's the deal with some cops...?

Notice how they always stick together. The other officers look uncomfortable and one tries to calm the arresting officer. But, none stop him, or tell him to knock it off. It's an illegal arrest and therefore an assault in their presence. Someone should have emptied a can of OC in his face and cuffe...
by jeepnik
Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: What's the deal with some cops...?
Replies: 27
Views: 647

Re: What's the deal with some cops...?

gamekeeper wrote:
Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:07 am
Whether or not he had the law on his side there was no need for for use of force, I sure hope that nurse gets to give him a tetanus shot in the butt some day.
And misses and hits his testicles.
by jeepnik
Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not sure of this holster for "Cross Draw" Carry
Replies: 3
Views: 262

Re: Not sure of this holster for "Cross Draw" Carry

Everyone is different, and like you I have a box (getting smaller as the kids find ones they like from time to time) of holsters that didn't work for me. That said, I've had real good luck with Simply Rugged. Beyond that, you might think of having a custom job made up that fits your desires exactly....
by jeepnik
Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: What's the deal with some cops...?
Replies: 27
Views: 647

Re: What's the deal with some cops...?

Can't agree that the officer was anywhere near correct in his actions. There was no reason to loose his temper and manhandle a woman trying to do her job. He could have simply gone to her supervisor and if needed on up the chain of command. I wonder what his reaction would be if his wife or daughter...
by jeepnik
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: What's the deal with some cops...?
Replies: 27
Views: 647

Re: What's the deal with some cops...?

While we don't know the whole story, she was politely explaining hospital policy, and had someone in authority on the phone. HIs reaction was way out of proportion. He needs someone to explain that he isn't the end all be all of authority in every situation.
by jeepnik
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BOAT: "A Hole In The Water..."
Replies: 11
Views: 592

Re: BOAT: "A Hole In The Water..."

Rusty wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:35 pm
It should make a nice reef.
Not in a harbor. Just a hazard to navigation.
by jeepnik
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Witness or not...?
Replies: 6
Views: 413

Re: Witness or not...?

A parrot as a witness. I had a friend with a parrot. If you said where's the kitty, the bird called the cat. I took care of the bird for a month and whenever I said Where's the kitty I continued the kitty's dead. Boy did I catch it from his wife when they got home. Parrots parrot. They do not know w...
by jeepnik
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this legit...???
Replies: 12
Views: 574

Re: Is this legit...???

They need to pardon William Calley first.
by jeepnik
Sun Aug 27, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BOAT: "A Hole In The Water..."
Replies: 11
Views: 592

Re: BOAT: "A Hole In The Water..."

Doubt it was an "insurance" drop. That boat looks to be clean and in very good condition.
by jeepnik
Sun Aug 27, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who says you can't have accuracy AND power...?
Replies: 9
Views: 518

Re: Who says you can't have accuracy AND power...?

Our Air Force is using obsolete B 52s on front line duty. I think it's time to recall the battle ships back to duty. At least then we could say we have a real Navy, not a fleet of hi-tec yachts. Oh and if the New Jersey is decommissioned in a museum, why is there a rotating antenna on top of the co...
by jeepnik
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BOAT: "A Hole In The Water..."
Replies: 11
Views: 592

Re: BOAT: "A Hole In The Water..."

That's going to cost the lift operator a few bucks.
by jeepnik
Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Please move: The Greatest Democratic Quote of all Time
Replies: 8
Views: 367

Re: Please move: The Greatest Democratic Quote of all Time

Sam Rayburn was what was called a "Southern" Democrat. They had a tendency to have a much clear view of the way things were than their northern brothers. Heck, I'd take some of those old Southern Democrats over quite a few of today's Republicans.
by jeepnik
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Won't be long now! PICTURES INCLUDED
Replies: 27
Views: 826

Re: Won't be long now!

Great looking puppies, tired looking mom. Congrats.
by jeepnik
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Powder for medium 45-70 loads
Replies: 26
Views: 621

Re: Powder for medium 45-70 loads

Like both the H4895, but for a while I found it hard to find. I did find a fair amount of 5744 and it worked well.
by jeepnik
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Arguing with Drug War Supporters
Replies: 43
Views: 805

Re: Arguing with Drug War Supporters

First, we never had a war on drugs. We have a bunch of politicians claiming to be doing something about the problem. If we had declared a war, in the real sense of the word, we'd simply have killed all those along the supply chain. Imagine you are sitting in your house and a hellfire missile hits i...
by jeepnik
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hurricane Harvey
Replies: 17
Views: 723

Re: Hurricane Harvey

Prayers up.
by jeepnik
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII
Replies: 11
Views: 454

Re: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII

I'm quite sure Blaine is correct. But, as a piece of history a pair would be nice to set on the shelf next to my dad's shadow box with his flag, medals and ribbons.
by jeepnik
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Arguing with Drug War Supporters
Replies: 43
Views: 805

Re: Arguing with Drug War Supporters

First, we never had a war on drugs. We have a bunch of politicians claiming to be doing something about the problem. If we had declared a war, in the real sense of the word, we'd simply have killed all those along the supply chain. Imagine you are sitting in your house and a hellfire missile hits it...
by jeepnik
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Justice Video
Replies: 7
Views: 390

Re: Justice Video

Best one I saw was some years back. I was driving by a bank when a motorcycle cop jumped the bike up on the sidewalk. Leapt off the bike (it slammed into the bank wall), drew his revolver and met two robbers coming out. They immediately dropped their handguns and hit the deck as ordered. I sometimes...
by jeepnik
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10/22 Backpacker
Replies: 17
Views: 540

Re: 10/22 Backpacker

Looked at the TD, but can't convince myself I want one. I have a few take downs including an AR-7, Papoose, Winny 62 and M-39A Centennial. Of those the M-39 is the most reliable and accurate.
by jeepnik
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII
Replies: 11
Views: 454

Re: Interesting info Arsenal of Democracy WWII

So, where did you find the info, and are they for sale?
by jeepnik
Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bring Back Public Floggings & Hangings
Replies: 12
Views: 498

Re: Bring Back Public Floggings & Hangings

Out my way I'd go for keel hauling under a VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier). I've been fortunate in that each time my credit card info was stolen someone monitoring it found out long before I would have. Still, I have email alerts from my back on any transaction over $100, and any out of state or int...
by jeepnik
Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Evacuation thinkin'
Replies: 19
Views: 652

Re: Evacuation thinkin'

Earthquake is the thing here. But once the quake happens it's pretty much over except for after shocks. That is except for one issue and that is tsunami. I'm real close to the ocean, and although I'm up a bit I suspect it might not be enough. But you do get some warning about a tsunami. Important pa...
by jeepnik
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm back!
Replies: 16
Views: 574

Re: I'm back!

How the heck did I miss this. Glad you are back and doing well.
by jeepnik
Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What the heck was that!?
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: What the heck was that!?

Gunny, I didn't hear any jet and I'm only about 7 miles from the course. Which side of the hill did it fly over?
by jeepnik
Sat Aug 19, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which BLACK POWDER cartridge for deer???
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: Which BLACK POWDER cartridge for deer???

Personally I prefer to go big or stay home. So I'd say 45-70. It's really the most versatile of the bunch. Loaded down it's good for deer sized critters, loaded up elephants, hippos, rhinos and such.
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by jeepnik
Sat Aug 19, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed carry --- again
Replies: 60
Views: 2747

Re: Concealed carry --- again

Well today has been one of the days when I figure I was born about 100 years too late. So, this is what I'm carrying.
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by jeepnik
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my new used 2016 ride......
Replies: 17
Views: 640

Re: my new used 2016 ride......

Well, I could say this one since I've had it since 1978. http://i.imgur.com/YE51EhR.jpg But really it's the baby of the family as I've only had it since 1982. http://i.imgur.com/83m8nOy.jpg?1 Obviously there is very little cross over between one that goes really fast (tickets to prove it) and one th...
by jeepnik
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help/ideas from a Subaru crank...
Replies: 19
Views: 511

Re: Need help/ideas from a Subaru crank...

Most of the stuff has been mentioned. But, check and see if there is supposed to be a heat shield installed between the engine and starter that is missing. Sometimes they are a bear to reinstall when changing a starter and folks or even shops will just leave them off.
by jeepnik
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello all. Newbie here!
Replies: 5
Views: 184

Re: Hello all. Newbie here!

Hmm. Posting about AR's on a levergun site? And pushing a commercial site on the first post? I'll say it, Troll.
by jeepnik
Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bit of luck
Replies: 9
Views: 482

Re: Bit of luck

We had a fellow bring a bunch of stuff in the shop this past week for us to sell for the widow of his friend . After my buddy priced it all for him I got a bunch of things . 100 pounds or so of lead . A dozen pounds of powder some ammo and a 95% or better S&W Model 19 pinned barrel recessed cylinde...
by jeepnik
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DON'T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: DON'T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME

Well, I am home. Went east and west while in the service. Have traveled out of the country north, south, east and west since then. Yet, if I look out my bedroom window I can see the hospital I was born in. Obviously not the same buildings, and it's had several owners but it's the same one. Some of u...
by jeepnik
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scorpions
Replies: 18
Views: 756

Re: Scorpions

Personally, the worst was a black widow. But I have very few these days. My local little skunk just chows down on them. No snails or slugs either. For those that think skunks have no uses, just get bit by a black widow, then you'll import the skunks by the gross.
by jeepnik
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eye Surgery Coming Up
Replies: 31
Views: 959

Re: Eye Surgery Coming Up

After the surgery, be diligent in following the Opthalmologist's instructions. Techniques and equipment improve all the time. When it is healed, you will wonder why no one told you about your cataracts before. That "no lifting 10 pounds" will be tough...especially when I have to urinate. :( Darn yo...