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by piller
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Natural' cholesterol Rx
Replies: 12
Views: 221

Re: 'Natural' cholesterol Rx

I would start with the over the counter stuff at one a day. Increase as needed to stop muscle cramps.
by piller
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Natural' cholesterol Rx
Replies: 12
Views: 221

Re: 'Natural' cholesterol Rx

If you take large amounts of beegamot, do not forget to supplement with potassium. Bergamot causes potassium loss.
by piller
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Natural' cholesterol Rx
Replies: 12
Views: 221

Re: 'Natural' cholesterol Rx

As one who lacks the 2C19 enzyme and gene, statins could kill me in as little as 1 week. With my other missing enzymes, I one of about 30 to 40 in the entire US of A. Oddly enough, I am not susceptible to Hep B. My LDL goes up or down based on sunlight exposure. So does my cholesterol and vitanin D3.
by piller
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric truck
Replies: 14
Views: 252

Re: Electric truck

Someone is already working on the battery issue.

https://www.fiskerinc.com/fisker-suv
by piller
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric truck
Replies: 14
Views: 252

Re: Electric truck

Would this roadway be any danger to foot traffic?
by piller
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member of the family
Replies: 14
Views: 200

Re: New member of the family

Some breeds just have a need to roam. As long as you are aware of that drive, and take steps to avoid problems, then it should be no trouble. Our Rat Terrier still is finding a way out, but he just runs around the block and comes to sit in the front yard. There is nothing below 7 foot with an openin...
by piller
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Disturbing legal military case.....
Replies: 9
Views: 215

Re: Disturbing legal military case.....

In WWII, my Uncle Homer saw a friend killed by a German kid asking for candy. The kid had a belt buckle which was a disguised gun. It had a squeeze device on a cable in his pocket to trigger it. Uncle Homer said from that point on, either the kid showed both hands or he shot the kid. He didn't like ...
by piller
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cast boolit hunting alloy?
Replies: 19
Views: 359

Re: Cast boolit hunting alloy?

Shasta, that is harsh. Too bad you couldn't have moved when that wildfire caught you. Seems to me that I read somewhere that the study showing lead exposure destroying Condors was conducted specifically to give the results they wanted. I could be wrong.
by piller
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Wrangler
Replies: 28
Views: 488

Re: Ruger Wrangler

I don't want fixed sights on anything but a pocket gun. I just can't see any reason to handicap myself with a gun that not's shooting to my point of aim. My new toy is my first with fixed sights. It will be my last. Clean is of no value when accuracy is just not there. Filing the sights just seems ...
by piller
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 44
Views: 684

Re: Marlin 990

Let's all hope that she doesn't read this thread. Nath might not be able to post until he recovers.
by piller
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New sights available for us with aging eyes
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: New sights available for us with aging eyes

I added fiberoptic with tritium to my Glock. Now I can see it in the daylight or at night. Same for my Ruger P85. Talk about an improvement in accuracy!
by piller
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nothing beats a new set of grips!
Replies: 8
Views: 256

Re: Nothing beats a new set of grips!

Good looking grips. They really make the pistol look good.
by piller
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best 30-30 bullet to reload for hogs
Replies: 15
Views: 487

Re: Best 30-30 bullet to reload for hogs

I have heard stories of hogs big enough and tough enough that a 30-30 doesn't penetrate the hide and gristle at the shoulder. Has anyone actually seen a hog big enough for that to be real??? All I have ever seen is that a good 170 grain bullet works just fine. No need for anything expensive in my ex...
by piller
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Disturbing legal military case.....
Replies: 9
Views: 215

Re: Disturbing legal military case.....

Basing my opinion on the information provided, he is innocent. If you disagree, show me facts and reason to change my mind.
by piller
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Wrangler
Replies: 28
Views: 488

Re: Ruger Wrangler

On centerfire, that is great. On rimfire, I can't always find what is best. Even just windage adjustable is helpful on rimfire. At least, it is to me. I may need to file my Cheap Chiappa pistol's front sight. It needs some more range time before I do that. Good groups so far, but all low and to the ...
by piller
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan
Replies: 7
Views: 166

Re: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan

My .44 Mag Ruger Super Blackhawk has a pistol scope on it. Leupold. It is all I could want.
by piller
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan
Replies: 7
Views: 166

Re: Finding an Optic for a Chiappa Alaskan

Just my experience, but scopes usually are quality and price related. Vortex scopes are a little better for the price than most. Even so, the top quality higher priced scopes are better. At .44 Magnum ranges, a good middle of the road scope should do well. Vortex, Bushnell, Leupold, and Weaver shoul...
by piller
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a difference a typo makes....
Replies: 10
Views: 316

Re: What a difference a typo makes....

To place the fingers on the letters of flat panel on screen and reply sender with more instruction.

Those are propably closer to English than the instructions Mujihibar---screen name Julie---sees.
by piller
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Droll observation
Replies: 16
Views: 423

Re: Droll observation

This thread has more hanger time than I expected.
by piller
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Wrangler
Replies: 28
Views: 488

Re: Ruger Wrangler

We all have our likes and dislikes. There are a few guns which I consider ugly that I would get a lot of stuff tossed my way if I said which ones. Why should anyone care about opinions about a gun's looks? I do want a Single Six convertable with both cylinders and adjustable sights. I need to just g...
by piller
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Hypocrisy on 'concentration camps' and 'never again'...
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: Hypocrisy on 'concentration camps' and 'never again'...

AOC appears to like the taste of her own shoes.
by piller
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What a difference a typo makes....
Replies: 10
Views: 316

Re: What a difference a typo makes....

We have all missed the main point from a typo or illegible handwriting. It happens. I hope the patient somehow got to see her dog one more time.
by piller
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Wrangler
Replies: 28
Views: 488

Re: Ruger Wrangler

That Aquilla ammo showed a good grouping. I don't need another .22 at the moment, but I probably should never say that I wouldn't get one.
by piller
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 44
Views: 684

Re: Marlin 990

wow ..... a Marlin 990 ?? that thing is older than I am ..... well, maybe not. Amazingly enough, I have one !! And I can't get it to fire 100% every time I pull the trigger. It's been been cleaned and re-cleaned, oiled and re-oiled, adjusted and re-adjusted. Everything functions just like it should...
by piller
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Call me a coward..."
Replies: 6
Views: 474

Re: "Call me a coward..."

There is no cowardice involved in protecting your eyesight and keeping your fingers. I have seen a few examples of cowardice. Cowardice often looks like stupidity, but by those who really should know better.
by piller
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I am a Paco's for a few days
Replies: 14
Views: 361

Re: I am a Paco's for a few days

That is a nice looking pistol. Presents like that are sure signs of a great friendship.
by piller
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Droll observation
Replies: 16
Views: 423

Re: Droll observation

There are a bunch of folks on here with slick ways around things. Don't knocker it, because it does take a lot of brainpower to get around the computer software bustenhalters.
by piller
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the Wall
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: the Wall

Proof that we need to prosecute the people who don't want the wall built to the fullest extent of the documented. Since illegal has become undocumented, ledal or lawful should be called documented.
by piller
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cool and wet start on summer
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Cool and wet start on summer

In my 20 years in Texas, I am getting used to the weather changing suddenly. Right now, it is as wet as I can remember. It has been wet before. Back about 2007, maybe 2006 or 2008, I remember Bardwell lake being over the spillway for a month. It is not that high now, but the ground seems more satura...
by piller
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CWD risk isn't going away
Replies: 12
Views: 371

Re: CWD risk isn't going away

I still don't accept that it is a protein that is causing it. Messed up proteins are a symptom of something causing a change in the RNA. It sounds like a virus which can infect RNA. Viruses are often capable of going into a spore form of hibernation and remaining capable of reemerging and causing in...
by piller
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Droll observation
Replies: 16
Views: 423

Re: Droll observation

Auto correct is busted.
by piller
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JACKALOPE
Replies: 19
Views: 357

Re: JACKALOPE

Here in Texas, we are finding that silver in the bullet kills a Chupacabra if you hit it in the heart. Sort of like how you kill a weirdwolf. Gary Busey was right, and that gunsmith he went to see was correct about mild powered loads working well. I recently used a cut up silver necklace and put pie...
by piller
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Blatant Communism is acceptable now....
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: Blatant Communism is acceptable now....

She is dead inside. Look at her eyes. She is not human anymore.
by piller
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JACKALOPE
Replies: 19
Views: 357

Re: JACKALOPE

I grew up in SouthWest Kansas. Jackalope were plentiful. A .270 would kill them. A few folks hunted them with dog packs and .270s. The vet did a thriving business patching the dogs up.
by piller
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!
Replies: 11
Views: 284

Re: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!

There are items you can mix into the gunpowder to get colors when you set it off. Internet searches will tell you what color is given by what material. I think Epsom Salts give a green color. I don't know how much to use or even what else is safe. A little research and some cautious experimentation ...
by piller
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 44
Views: 684

Re: Marlin 990

Too bad you are not closer to Texas. I have good results with CCI and Browning .22lr, and they are easily obtained near me. The Federal copper plated is available from time to time now. It gives top results for me in my Ruger MkII with a 6 inch tapered barrel and my 10/22 standard model. My Son's 10...
by piller
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 44
Views: 684

Re: Marlin 990

Which brand of ammunition? Two Fiocchi and rws. I don't know anything about RWS, but Fiocchi is often available near me. I find it to be dirty. The powder they use in all 3 calibers I have tried leaves a lot of residue. It is a little cheaper than some, but the extra cleaning time is not always wor...
by piller
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 44
Views: 684

Re: Marlin 990

Which brand of ammunition?
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!
Replies: 11
Views: 284

Re: Always a good day when my uncle stops by!

That should make July 4th a lot of fun.
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nine Important Facts to Remember as We Grow Older
Replies: 9
Views: 433

Re: Nine Important Facts to Remember as We Grow Older

As for #2, do you have any idea of how many antidepressants and antipsychotics are available now?
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Quote of the Week
Replies: 2
Views: 207

Re: Quote of the Week

That is good.
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: These Ducks look pretty happy to me...
Replies: 7
Views: 210

Re: These Ducks look pretty happy to me...

Those animals in the blue shirts are all suffering from a prion disease and need to be put down. Did you notice that only 202 people liked it and 1700 or more disliked it? Those 2 legged animals are dangerous to society.
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What You See When You Leave Early Morning To Shoot Prairie Dogs
Replies: 12
Views: 389

Re: What You See When You Leave Early Morning To Shoot Prairie Dogs

Prairie dog shooting was fun back when I was a kid. Too far to drive for a 1 or 2 day trip now. I see sunrises when driving to work at least twice a week.
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......
Replies: 48
Views: 1012

Re: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......

Here's the deal, though - 'forced loss-leaders' - for ME, it is the 45 minute visit with Anthem Blue Cross (which the patient will mistakenly think is 'great' insurance). Anthem forces the physician to commit fraudulent underbilling under threat, in order to boost their profits, so the most you can...
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......
Replies: 48
Views: 1012

Re: Local gun shops. And greed. grrrrrrrr......

Local Gun Shop about 1.5 miles from me charges $25 per visit when I order fron CDNN and have it shipped. He has to make a living, it would cost me more to get my own FFL, and he has given some good advice on guns. If I were the type to go to a bar, I would probably get upset at the prices. A shot of...
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Dusty Texian.
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Happy Birthday Dusty Texian.

Happy Birthday!
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Point of impact question
Replies: 10
Views: 320

Re: Point of impact question

Messing with sights can become frustrating quickly. From experience, make sure everything is clamped securely before you start. I messed up the front sight on a Remington 700 once by not clamping the rest of the barrel and action. That rifle has worn a scope ever since. Back then, I didn't even know...
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 44
Views: 684

Re: Marlin 990

I have an old Marlin Glenfield 60 which looks similar. It hasn't been fired in years. I probably need to get it cleaned well enough to remove the lead buildup. It used to shoot accurately, but not anymore. You not been putting Remington ammo through it have you :wink: No, Winchester. I have run 100...
by piller
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 44
Views: 684

Re: Marlin 990

Nath wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:43 am
piller wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:53 am
I have an old Marlin Glenfield 60 which looks similar. It hasn't been fired in years. I probably need to get it cleaned well enough to remove the lead buildup. It used to shoot accurately, but not anymore.
You not been putting Remington ammo through it have you :wink:
No, Winchester.
by piller
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Hammer, McGovern, Gore, Obama, & Biden....
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Re: Hammer, McGovern, Gore, Obama, & Biden....

I remember Armand Hammer as being a good friend to Jimmy Carter.