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by markinalpine
Sun Feb 28, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reloading Bench Question - Engineering
Replies: 35
Views: 1896

Re: Reloading Bench Question - Engineering

Can you run a brace up to a roof rafter?
Mark :?:
by markinalpine
Sun Nov 01, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sunday Story
Replies: 11
Views: 485

Re: Sunday Story

OUCH!

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Mark
by markinalpine
Mon Sep 14, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Being passed by a Roman War Chariot...
Replies: 8
Views: 546

Re: Being passed by a Roman War Chariot...

Just one horsepower? :shock:

Mark :lol: :lol: :lol:
by markinalpine
Fri Sep 11, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gorilla Glue Rant
Replies: 23
Views: 1372

Re: Gorilla Glue Rant

Over the years I bet I have thrown away hundreds of $ worth of glue,paint,stock finish due to it drying out. There are arasol cans of heavy gas that you can put into the containers to displace oxygen and prevent drying out. I have no idea how much it costs or where to find it though. Probably find ...
by markinalpine
Fri Sep 04, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cowboy music channel
Replies: 2
Views: 282

Cowboy music channel

I sometimes put this on for background music while browsing:
http://www.iheart.com/original/Cowboy/
There is a limited amount of songs, so over a few hours you will get repeats.
Enjoy,
Mark
by markinalpine
Tue Aug 25, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Skunked
Replies: 15
Views: 1866

Re: Skunked

For the house, try a lot of that carpet deodorizing powder, I think Arm & Hammer is one brand.
Put it on the dog too! :shock:
Good luck,
Mark :idea:
by markinalpine
Wed Aug 05, 2015 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 FREE????
Replies: 99
Views: 9520

Re: Windows 10 FREE????

Just got this Kim Komando newletter update via e-mail: http://www.komando.com/happening-now/319744/windows-10s-privacy-policy-is-a-disaster?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=notd&utm_content=2015-08-05-article_0-cta Windows 10's privacy policy is a disaster Microsoft's new operating system Windows 10 is gett...
by markinalpine
Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 FREE????
Replies: 99
Views: 9520

Re: Windows 10 FREE????

CowboyTutt wrote:Might be worth reading this before you upgrade. There are some nice upgrades to 10 but it also won't have Windows Media Player anymore so you will need to find different software.
Try VLC Media player: http://www.videolan.org/
Mark :idea:
by markinalpine
Thu May 14, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday markinalpine.
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Happy Birthday markinalpine.

Thanks, guys.
I hired a couple, man & wife, to rebuild my old cedar picket fence, and I'm "helping." Labor is cheap compared to the price of lumber!
Mark :roll:
by markinalpine
Mon May 04, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need home range backstop ideas
Replies: 22
Views: 730

Re: Need home range backstop ideas

Try this sticky at Cast Boolits Net: http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthr ... cling-lead
It's up to 19 pages and 745 posts, and being an open thread, it sometimes wanders around, and is subject to a lot of "opionitis."
Good luck,
Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Wed Apr 29, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chuckle
Replies: 12
Views: 558

Re: Chuckle

BigSky56 wrote:Montana hooker
Montana hooker.jpg
How long do you think it will take for something like this to be a case in front of our supreme court?
Mark :roll:
by markinalpine
Fri Apr 17, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What was the #1 song on your Birthday?
Replies: 38
Views: 1354

Re: What was the #1 song on your Birthday?

Neat web-site, OI. Thanks!
Mark :D
by markinalpine
Tue Apr 07, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An IMO Interesting New Police Procedure
Replies: 12
Views: 580

Re: An IMO Interesting New Police Procedure

And the idiot reporter did use revolvers for his scary gun picture! :roll:

Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Sat Apr 04, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Identity Theft Question
Replies: 18
Views: 916

Identity Theft Question

If somebody steals your Identity,
and you find out who it was and kill them,
is it suicide?

Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last WWll Jeep...
Replies: 22
Views: 957

Re: Last WWll Jeep...

This one didn't make it!
old sarge & his jeep.jpg
In memoriam to Bill Mauldin. :cry:

Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Possible Help For Those Rifle Shooters With Vision Problems
Replies: 24
Views: 1266

Re: Possible Help For Those Rifle Shooters With Vision Probl

Bill in Oregon wrote:Rats. I was hoping there might be a blonde in the picture ...
Use these instead:
x-ray spex.jpg
Mark :o
by markinalpine
Sun Mar 22, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What should I do with this little guy?
Replies: 17
Views: 1071

Re: What should I do with this little guy?

Pete44ru wrote:.

Walk him around the neighborhood a few different times - maybe someone will recognize him.

(remember - happy wife = happy life ;) )


.
Can your local animal control or vet check if he has been micro-chipped?
Mark :?:
by markinalpine
Sun Mar 15, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dems reload ammo ban
Replies: 16
Views: 729

Re: Dems reload ammo ban

When those two Police got shot in Ferguson a couple days ago, the first thing I thought of was I'll bet it's 5.56..... http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2015/03/15/breaking-dindu-nuffin-suspect-arrested-in-ferguson-shooting-of-police-officers/ This article just said it was a "Handgun .40 Caliber"...
by markinalpine
Sat Mar 14, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dems reload ammo ban
Replies: 16
Views: 729

Re: Dems reload ammo ban

Please STOP calling the M855 an armor piercing round. It isn't. :x

Mark :!:
by markinalpine
Thu Mar 05, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The difference between '223' and '5.56', etc...
Replies: 2
Views: 320

Re: The difference between '223' and '5.56', etc...

A lie! :o
From someone who supports President Transparency's administration!! :shock:
Where are my smelling salts? I'm having vapors! :?

Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Sun Mar 01, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well there's your problem.
Replies: 31
Views: 3117

Re: Well there's your problem.

Ah, just spray it good with some WD-40, then put a bunch of white lithium grease in it, and it'll be fine... :lol: Ok, now you are scaring me. I'd hate to hear what you tell patients :mrgreen: If you ever prescribe suppositories, please make sure your patient knows where to put them! :shock: Mark :o
by markinalpine
Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: World's safest sling shot
Replies: 10
Views: 386

Re: World's safest sling shot

OUCH!

I really do hope that was a well made joke video!

Mark :o
by markinalpine
Sun Feb 15, 2015 11:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Correct Sights for Winchester 1894 circa 1906
Replies: 8
Views: 492

Re: Correct Sights for Winchester 1894 circa 1906

My .30-30 Rifle ca 1909 has the same sights as Shasta's pictures.
Mark
by markinalpine
Sun Feb 15, 2015 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GARDEN SNAKES CAN BE DANGEROUS...
Replies: 10
Views: 760

GARDEN SNAKES CAN BE DANGEROUS...

Grass Snakes, also known as Garter Snakes (Thamnophissirtalis) can be dangerous. Yes, grass snakes, not rattlesnakes. Here's why. A couple in Sweetwater, Texas, had a lot of potted plants. During a recent cold spell, the wife was ringing a lot of them indoors to protect them from a possible freeze. ...
by markinalpine
Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ...And that's why you don't go shooting in the desert alone.
Replies: 65
Views: 2427

Re: ...And that's why you don't go shooting in the desert al

If you can, don't forget to bring your (a) dog. It will warn you if there is another person in the area hiding in the bushes, and people up to no good tend to be afraid of dogs anyway. And if they don't like dogs, I don't want them around me.
Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Sat Jan 24, 2015 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Punography..................
Replies: 13
Views: 598

Re: Punography..................

"When chemists die, they barium" :lol:

The Optician fell in his lens grinding machine and made a spectacle of himself!

Mark :D
by markinalpine
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who doesn't want fresh sausage?
Replies: 7
Views: 393

Who doesn't want fresh sausage?

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/ ... 82&end=321 :shock:

From Brazil. Close Captioned for non-Portuguese speakers.

Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Wed Dec 24, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY FESTIVUS!
Replies: 12
Views: 409

Re: HAPPY FESTIVUS!

Lassiter wrote:
TedH wrote:When do we begin the airing of grievances and the feats of strength??? :lol:

Not until you get your aluminum pole put up...............
Make your pole out of two six-packs of your favorite brew, emptied, of course, duct-taped together. :twisted:

Merry Christmas,
Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Tue Dec 23, 2014 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My MicroAggression For Today
Replies: 15
Views: 771

Re: My MicroAggression For Today

I'm stealing that! Will Rev. Al forgive me. What if I put my hands up? :twisted:

Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Sun Dec 21, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Added another little lantern to the collection today.
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: Added another little lantern to the collection today.

Man! That thing is RED!!!
:shock:

Mark :lol:
Merry Christmas
by markinalpine
Thu Dec 04, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Practical new Ruger five-shooter
Replies: 6
Views: 509

Re: Practical new Ruger five-shooter

Here's another article on the Roger LCRX-3: http://www.realguns.com/articles/659.htm

Mark :D
by markinalpine
Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medicare, Part G
Replies: 6
Views: 284

Re: Medicare, Part G

Unfortunately this Part G, while at first rather tempting, would probably result in your needing Medicare Part H, as in Preparation H. :shock:

NO THANKS :cry:

Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If this soldier's dog was really stolen, that sucks...
Replies: 14
Views: 1478

Re: If this soldier's dog was really stolen, that sucks...

Read this yesterday:
‘Stolen’ war dog back in the US and reunited with veteran
http://nypost.com/2014/11/16/stolen-war ... h-veteran/
:lol:
Mark
by markinalpine
Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Western Stories, Free e-books
Replies: 1
Views: 201

Great Western Stories, Free e-books

There is no better web-site with free, public domain e-books than ManyBooks dot net, and I came across a reference to one author, B. M Bower who wrote some wonderful western stories. Born Bertha Muzzy in 1871, she published her stories under her married names, as B. M. Bower, and B. M. Sinclair, sev...
by markinalpine
Sat Sep 27, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Load data help
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Load data help

wolfdog wrote:I ether loaned out or misplaced my Horandy manual, and I need load data for 129 grain SST in 6.5x55 and 264 Win Mag using IMR 4350,4831,4064,4895. Any help will be apreciated.
The latest info is usually available on-line: http://www.hodgdonreloading.com/

Mark :idea:
by markinalpine
Mon Aug 25, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wax bullets in a 45 Colt?
Replies: 16
Views: 555

Re: Wax bullets in a 45 Colt?

Here's an article from the NRA: How to Make and Reload Wax Bullets
http://www.americanrifleman.org/article ... =27&sub=29

It includes a wax recipe, and tips for reloading various revolver calibers. It mentions that oversize flash holes could cause overpressure problems.

Mark :)
by markinalpine
Sun Aug 24, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mob control, self protection, riot/looters etc
Replies: 150
Views: 4679

Re: Mob control, self protection, riot/looters etc

Buddy, Back Porch, 15 Jul '09 reduced.jpg
Get a dog.
If you can, get a big dog.
And for maximum impact at night, get a big, black dog.

Mark :twisted:

If somebody has already mentioned this, my apologies. :oops:
by markinalpine
Fri Aug 22, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wax bullets in a 45 Colt?
Replies: 16
Views: 555

Re: Wax bullets in a 45 Colt?

....bad things will happen. I have used Winchester Leadsafe ­™ cartridges in .45 ACP. The flash hole is massive, as large as the flash hole in .45 Colt blank cartridges I've bought. The Speer .45 ACP cartridges I've picked up at the range are also very large, and PMC .45 ACP brass has both large an...
by markinalpine
Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Funny
Replies: 6
Views: 310

Re: Funny

Funny is right!
I started laughing when the message opened without even scrolling down to read the caption. :lol: :lol: :lol:
Mark :mrgreen:
by markinalpine
Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Changing the barrel on a Winchester 94
Replies: 9
Views: 906

Re: Changing the barrel on a Winchester 94

Here's another suggestion, 12" woodworker's clamp, hardwood block and adjustable clamp in one:
12 inch hardwood clamp.jpg
Don't forget to use something like Kroil®

Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Mon Jul 07, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT maybe.....Can anyone identify (country) these coins
Replies: 19
Views: 883

Re: OT maybe.....Can anyone identify (country) these coins

BlaineG wrote:I Baht some beer, and now I'm going to Thai one on....
" You Nummer Ten, GI!"

Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Mon Jul 07, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dragnet ....... The Jack Webb kind
Replies: 13
Views: 554

Re: Dragnet ....... The Jack Webb kind

Get well soon. If you are satisfied with watching shows and movies on your PC, here's a copy of what the poster describes as the 1966 movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61Wr5Vh-c8o The early TV series shows are posted all over You Tube, with varying resolution. I find 240dpi a bare minimum, 360dp...
by markinalpine
Sun Jun 29, 2014 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free E-Book by Hudson Maxim
Replies: 4
Views: 241

Re: Free E-Book by Hudson Maxim

My grandmother was a cook for several summers at the Maxim estate in Lake Hopatcong. My father, who was a little boy at the time, often mentioned seeing the one-armed Maxim, and I think his stories had some influence on my interest in firearms. (of course, the fact that Dad was a hunter with more t...
by markinalpine
Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free E-Book by Hudson Maxim
Replies: 4
Views: 241

Free E-Book by Hudson Maxim

Brother of the machine gun and suppressor inventors: http://manybooks.net/titles/maximh4603946039.html Here's a picture from 1922 Hudson Maxim 1922.jpg And here's a link to the Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_Maxim He was writing this in 1916, about his experiences in the late 1...
by markinalpine
Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Box O' Truth forum back!
Replies: 0
Views: 1158

Box O' Truth forum back!

The Box O' Truth forum is back on line: http://www.theboxotruth.com/forum/

Please re-join if you were a member, or join as a new member, and help rebuild it.

Mark :lol:
by markinalpine
Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cleaning up a Lubrisizer
Replies: 13
Views: 509

Re: Cleaning up a Lubrisizer

Either put in on a baking sheet on some old newspaper and place it in an oven at VERY LOW (150 - 175 Degree F) setting, or put it in a saucepan and boil it in water for 20 minutes or so. I've used both methods with mine to clean it the first time I used it (baking sheet) and to change lube (boiling....
by markinalpine
Mon Jun 23, 2014 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Internet Help!
Replies: 7
Views: 282

Re: Need Internet Help!

I have no need to leave my computer running 24/7, so I don't. I have a PC clone made locally, and am running Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 11. Before I shut it down for the day, I open the "Internet Options" feature, and delete everything, cookies, temporary internet files, history, everything. Th...
by markinalpine
Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The truth is ignored about the Oregon school shooting
Replies: 7
Views: 433

Re: The truth is ignored about the Oregon school shooting

Will we ever read or hear about any toxicology tests on this kid? Is this another case of "Ritalin Rage?"

Mark :?: