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by COSteve
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most entertaining movies no one has seen
Replies: 45
Views: 1118

Re: Most entertaining movies no one has seen

TraderVic wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:39 am
Emperor of the North with Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine (1973).
Great flick!!
by COSteve
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester 73 44-40 Black Powder shooting (video)
Replies: 12
Views: 463

Re: Winchester 73 44-40 Black Powder shooting (video)

Yep, good fun, good shooting.

BTW, It's 20° here with a light dusting of snow this morning. However, it's warming up to the 60°s this weekend and will be 71° on Tuesday.
by COSteve
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Netlix's ‘Pandemic’ Doctor's Coronavirus Treatment to be Evaluated by The US Army.
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Netlix's ‘Pandemic’ Doctor's Coronavirus Treatment to be Evaluated by The US Army.

From Fox News: A possible antibody treatment for the coronavirus will be evaluated by the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases after it was discovered by the California company Distributed Bio. Distributed Bio's Dr. Jacob Glanville announced the discovery on Wednesday. “I'm happy t...
by COSteve
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Think back, Pilgrim . . ." to the long ago "Larry King Live" radio broadcasts
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Re: "Think back, Pilgrim . . ." to the long ago "Larry King Live" radio broadcasts

Naphtali wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:13 pm
Old No. 7 and Steve: Many thanks for your help.
No prob . . . I remember when the kids were small and we must have watched a VHS of Alice in Wonderland a few dozen times as a family.
by COSteve
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Think back, Pilgrim . . ." to the long ago "Larry King Live" radio broadcasts
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Re: "Think back, Pilgrim . . ." to the long ago "Larry King Live" radio broadcasts

If I remember correctly, it was the White Rabbit who sang it in Disney's Alice in Wonderland.
by COSteve
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What About That Stimulus Check?
Replies: 16
Views: 519

Re: What About That Stimulus Check?

My wife and I first thought of giving the proceeds to our kids, however, both are still working so they're fine. Then we came up with the idea of giving it to some local small businesses but they are all closed up at this point. So, we're going to sit on it until we get a chance to donate it to some...
by COSteve
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Don't Buy China's Story? There is Strong Evidence That The Virus Leaked From a Lab
Replies: 17
Views: 1031

Don't Buy China's Story? There is Strong Evidence That The Virus Leaked From a Lab

Chinese leader Xi Jinping spoke about the need to contain the coronavirus and set up a system to prevent similar epidemics in the future at an emergency meeting in mid Feb. Xi didn’t actually admit that the coronavirus which devastated large swaths of China had escaped from one of the country’s bior...
by COSteve
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now This Appears to be Even More Scary
Replies: 10
Views: 660

Now This Appears to be Even More Scary

Looks like there is proof that the Chinese are actively hiding the truth about the virus. The article below says that the central government has been directing the bureaucrats to delete all information about the virus so there is no evidence of it's severity, wide spread contagion, or any links back...
by COSteve
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Virus, Newer Name
Replies: 10
Views: 588

New Virus, Newer Name

I see where certain news outlets, not the liberal left, has taken to calling Covid-19 as the CCP virus; Chinese Communist Party virus. I think it has a good ring to it.
by COSteve
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Now This is Interesting . . . . and Could be Scary
Replies: 0
Views: 508

Now This is Interesting . . . . and Could be Scary

The article below makes it very clear that to exist in China today you have to have a cellphone. It's heavily monitored by the state but to do anything, go anywhere, be allowed to travel, to go in stores, you have to have a 'green' code on your phone. So, if you cancel your account, you sort of ceas...
by COSteve
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crisis Averted
Replies: 10
Views: 427

Crisis Averted

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by COSteve
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 90 Day Free Trial to 2020 Is Almost Over
Replies: 0
Views: 412

90 Day Free Trial to 2020 Is Almost Over

I think I'd like to Unsubscribe. :shock: :o :lol:
by COSteve
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CTD at it again
Replies: 13
Views: 466

Re: CTD at it again

I'm even happier with my new Dillon 750 now that this stuff is starting again. I've still got a couple K components to make 55grn pulled 5.56 plinking loads for 8.1¢, ($81 per 1K) as well as a few k of loads I already made up from a huge buy I made years ago. :D My accurate 62grn Hornady fmj and pre...
by COSteve
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prepared to Shelter In Place.
Replies: 16
Views: 836

Prepared to Shelter In Place.

We are :D :

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by COSteve
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Re: Tom Brady #12 -- "Goodbye to Patriots and Boston"

The Cheatriots, lead by Billacheat and Crybrady have been a total embarrassment to the NFL throughout Crybrady's entire career. That lying scum played on a team good enough to win without cheating but couldn't help themselves, they had to cheat and cheat and cheat. Miami and San Diego are vying for ...
by COSteve
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just E-Filed My Federal and State Taxes
Replies: 15
Views: 350

Re: Just E-Filed My Federal and State Taxes

That's my point. If you have to do all the work to prepare the CPS to fill in a form, why don't you just fill it in yourself and save 90% of the cost. I've filed complicated tax returns with W-2s for wages, multiple K-1s for partnerships, some as a limited partner and some as the general partner, Oi...
by COSteve
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Only Good Thing About "The Next 3 Weeks..." - UPDATED
Replies: 19
Views: 645

Re: The Only Good Thing About "The Next 3 Weeks..."

I know that this is mean spirited but it's what I feel. The entire entertainment industry (actors, tv personalities, pro sports individuals) can go straight to hell as far as I'm concerned. Those self absorbed, narcissistic, ignorant, loud mouthed a.. holes have no place in American society. I wish ...
by COSteve
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who Here Has Holed Up For Now?
Replies: 13
Views: 391

Who Here Has Holed Up For Now?

My wife and I are in our low 70's but in excellent shape. We've always bought in bulk so saw no need to do any 'panic buying' of supplied that we've seen on the news. As we're retired, we go out only when we want to and for the last couple of weeks have seen no need to. I did go to the store for som...
by COSteve
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just E-Filed My Federal and State Taxes
Replies: 15
Views: 350

Re: Just E-Filed My Federal and State Taxes

Must be nice to have such a trusting CPS. Everyone of them I've ever dealt with over the years has needed full and complete documentation before they would consider a deduction so I felt like their grilling was way more intense than any audit from the IRS (yes, I went through two of them and they we...
by COSteve
Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just E-Filed My Federal and State Taxes
Replies: 15
Views: 350

Re: Just E-Filed My Federal and State Taxes

I stopped hating filing when I turned it all over to my CPA to do. Now I just wait until the end of March and give him all my paperwork. He calls me a week later and tells me what the refund or damages are, and it's done. No more stressing about it as before. I use to do exactly the same thing, how...
by COSteve
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone Cancelled Work or Personal Air Travel Yet?
Replies: 43
Views: 1135

Re: Anyone Cancelled Work or Personal Air Travel Yet?

Yes, the near hysteria of the media has thrown shoppers at the grocery stores into a panic. I've bought in bulk for 50+ years so I have plenty of stock on hand and no need to panic. Went to the grocery store this morning to pick up some fresh fruits and vegetables and could see the panic in the thro...
by COSteve
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just E-Filed My Federal and State Taxes
Replies: 15
Views: 350

Just E-Filed My Federal and State Taxes

Glad it's done and better still, after checking it 3 times, I found out I owed less Federal and State taxes than I thought!! :o :mrgreen:
I think I'll take the wife out to dinner and celebrate!!! :D :lol:
by COSteve
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Picked Up my New XL 750 Last Night
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Re: Picked Up my New XL 750 Last Night

Made up some 800 rds of .357Mag in 2 different plinking loads for my leverguns based on recent range tests with my XL 750 yesterday. While it feels the same as my XL 650, it's a bit smoother in operation and the session went off with a hitch. I did notice that I needed to fine tune the Roller Indexe...
by COSteve
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put My XL 650 Sale in the Classified Section
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Re: Put My XL 650 Sale in the Classified Section

Are you getting out of reloading? Or what will you be replacing it with? I'm thinking about upgrading my 550Bs to 750XLs... Nope, I posted a thread with pics of my brand new XL 750. (Picked Up my New XL 750 Last Night) :D I also started with the 550B and after 4 years went to a 650 with casefeeder ...
by COSteve
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone Cancelled Work or Personal Air Travel Yet?
Replies: 43
Views: 1135

Re: Anyone Cancelled Work or Personal Air Travel Yet?

We're retired so staying away from crowds has been our mantra for years because we could. We already have the ability to get groceries delivered with Amazon Prime as well as through our Kroger grocery store (King Super) here in Colorado. Medications already come via mail and so we could withdraw com...
by COSteve
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: worst time in your life
Replies: 54
Views: 1221

Re: worst time in your life

Don't know if it was worse getting blow up in RVN or the 7 months in traction and slings stuck in a bed in the hospital afterwards.
by COSteve
Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone Cancelled Work or Personal Air Travel Yet?
Replies: 43
Views: 1135

Re: Anyone Cancelled Work or Personal Air Travel Yet?

I was planning to fly out to Tracey CA, in late April to continue working on a 1970 El Camino (SS 396) that my buddy and I first restored back in 1978. We're in the middle of updating it with suspension, brakes, a 460 ci (454 bored) with Edelbrock Pro-Flo Fuel Injection, Front Runner Drive System, V...
by COSteve
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Picked Up my New XL 750 Last Night
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Re: Picked Up my New XL 750 Last Night

I’ve yet to take a walk on the “Blue Side” but I may one day ! I was looking at the new Dillon catalog at the shop the other day when it arrived and noticed they’d changed to 750 also the 1050 is called 1100 now of memory serves . What features does the 750 have that couldn’t be had on the 650 ? Th...
by COSteve
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put My XL 650 Sale in the Classified Section
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Re: Put My XL 650 Sale in the Classified Section

A great guy also named Steve from Eagle, CO (near Vail) drove over this morning and bought my 650 for asking price. He's got 2ea 1050s with auto drives and bullet feeders as he is a Class 7 licensed dealer (manufactures machineguns and makes and sells commercial ammo) so this press is actually for h...
by COSteve
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put My XL 650 Sale in the Classified Section
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Put My XL 650 Sale in the Classified Section

Here's a link to the listing for you. LINK
by COSteve
Tue Mar 03, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Picked Up my New XL 750 Last Night
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Picked Up my New XL 750 Last Night

I picked up my new XL 750 last night from our Club's FFL. We did a group order during the Shot Show in late January and it came in late last week. This morning I spent about 2 hrs swapping out my XL 650 with my new XL 750. My XL 650 is in excellent shape and no complaints with it but I started with ...
by COSteve
Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Clive
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: RIP Clive

Like many, I read most all of his books. He had a great sense of style writing, however, when Hollywood set out to make a few movies of his books, they insisted upon changes he hated. After the first movie was released he sued to break the contract for more movies citing that they'd recast the chara...
by COSteve
Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Levergun Companion: Uberti's "El Patron" SAA
Replies: 8
Views: 311

Re: A Levergun Companion: Uberti's "El Patron" SAA

As I don't compete, I just got 2 of their Cattleman pistols and slicked the actions and added springs. They both cycle like a dream and are decently accurate at pistol distances. So both my Cavalry model .357 Mag and my Army model .45 Colt versions are a joy to carry and shoot. The Cav with either m...
by COSteve
Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When I was a kid .....
Replies: 20
Views: 513

Re: When I was a kid .....

When I was a kid . . . . Truman was in office. :shock: :o
by COSteve
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which Profession Do You "Need" ? ? ?
Replies: 16
Views: 428

Re: Which Profession Do You "Need" ? ? ?

A small few of them have done something of significance. Some of them have done actual noteworthy deeds. Yes, that's true, however, rare. For instance, Danica McKellar, the actress who at 13, played Winnie Cooper on Wonder Years, actually went on to earn her Ph.D. in mathematics, and in 2007, she p...
by COSteve
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which Profession Do You "Need" ? ? ?
Replies: 16
Views: 428

Re: Which Profession Do You "Need" ? ? ?

Access to the media, training in speaking, acting, and movement all give them the illusion of importance and intellectual value. However, it's just an illusion. They are trained to perform, to act, to show off, not to think. Much like a trained dog or horse or elephant, they perform for us. Much lik...
by COSteve
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Whoever Thought These Up Is Brilliant In My Opinion!
Replies: 6
Views: 462

Whoever Thought These Up Is Brilliant In My Opinion!

Eight thoughts for the ages: 1. If poison expires, is it more poisonous or is it no longer poisonous? 2. Which letter is silent in the word "Scent," the S or the C? 3. Do twins ever realize that one of them is unplanned? 4. Why is the letter W, in English, called double U? Shouldn't it be called dou...
by COSteve
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a 9mm vote in the 9mm vs 45 debate.......
Replies: 11
Views: 425

Re: a 9mm vote in the 9mm vs 45 debate.......

AJMD429 wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:58 am
Ray wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:33 am
...I would have fired the $5000 msrp toy from a higher plane such as a bench, table, tailgate, truck-bed toolbox, etc......
Yeah, it would be great mounted on the roof of my pickup truck.... :twisted:
In the 'Go big or go home' spirit of things, how about a pair of them? :shock: :o :lol:
by COSteve
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forwarded By A Friend
Replies: 10
Views: 396

Re: Forwarded By A Friend

I didn't accuse the doc of being a closet liberal. I specifically asked if he were kidding and sarcastically added that if he weren't he was very misguided (assuming that he wasn't serious). Sarcasm was used to make a point and my point is this. Historically, we conservatives have attempted to 'turn...
by COSteve
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forwarded By A Friend
Replies: 10
Views: 396

Re: Forwarded By A Friend

I'll bet lots of people share her opinion. Hopefully the masses of people affected by Trump Derangement Syndrome won't outnumber them at the voting booth. Since the latter group includes dead people, pets, illegal aliens, and people who vote in multiple precincts, it is worrisome, but hopefully mor...
by COSteve
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forwarded By A Friend
Replies: 10
Views: 396

Forwarded By A Friend

A friend of mine sent me this and I thought it worth sharing. An open letter to Mrs. Pelosi, Mrs. Pelosi, I am speaking to you woman to woman. I don’t care about our political parties or our individual beliefs right now. I’m simply speaking to you as a woman in the year 2020. You don’t know me, so t...
by COSteve
Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Hope This Isn't Accurate!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 376

Re: I Hope This Isn't Accurate!!!

GunnyMack wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:46 am
I have seen this before, I'd take it as pretty much truthful! I believe it was confirmed by snopes.
Thanks, that's NOT what I wanted to hear but was afraid I would, hence the reason I posted it.
by COSteve
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Hope This Isn't Accurate!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 376

I Hope This Isn't Accurate!!!

A friend who lives in LA who's been pretty reliable at sending along information that's accurate, sent me this. I hope it isn't accurate. "Interesting that the LA Times did this. All the others are staying away from it. Whether you are a Democrat or Republican, this should be of great interest to yo...
by COSteve
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Salute to President Trump
Replies: 26
Views: 653

Re: Salute to President Trump

Precisely. I don't care who is in office, but the Office of President should be shown respect. I NEVER considered that Obamite son of a dog a president :evil: He was born in Kenya. Legally, he was not President. Come on, that's been disproved many times over. The reason he didn't want his birth cer...
by COSteve
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed Carry by State in the U.S.
Replies: 13
Views: 508

Re: Concealed Carry by State in the U.S.

Grizz wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:29 pm
Well, I know, but how do democraps do it ?
Remember their motto, "Vote early, vote often." And it down right amazing how they can wake the dead and get them to vote Democrap too!!
by COSteve
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Little Bit of Colorado Winter
Replies: 10
Views: 389

Re: A Little Bit of Colorado Winter

Our little valley here ended up with well over another foot of snow as it didn't stop until last night. Yep, winter in the Rockies! :D Dazzled by sunny, record tying 74° February weather one day and then an 80° drop in temperature to -5° and buried by snow the next. :lol:
by COSteve
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Military Retirees Take Note
Replies: 19
Views: 585

Re: Military Retirees Take Note

Just another broken promise by the VA.
by COSteve
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Concealed Carry by State in the U.S.
Replies: 13
Views: 508

Re: Concealed Carry by State in the U.S.

Just looking at the graph AJMD429 linked to might not give the proper perspective. I think one has to compare the number of CCWs to the population to get a clearer picture of the position each state has. For instance, Florida with 1,784K CCW owners ( HERE ) is also the 3rd most populous state with a...
by COSteve
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Little Bit of Colorado Winter
Replies: 10
Views: 389

Re: A Little Bit of Colorado Winter

I do miss watching the thunderstorms build over the front range. Your winter has been much like ours here, barely any snow- but lots of rain. Well, we're making up for it this week! :o After over a foot of snow along the front range and a couple of feet in the mountains a few days ago, we're gettin...
by COSteve
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's In a Name?
Replies: 10
Views: 423

Re: What's In a Name?

Funny thing about Corona Extra beer is that it's considered as the 'junk brand' by it's makers, Groupo Modelo, in Mexico. Groupo Modelo makes 3 export beers, Modelo, Pacifico, and Corona and Corona Extra is considered their worst by the very people who make it. They came up with the shtick of servin...