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by Beaker
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Beaker.
Replies: 3
Views: 306

Re: Happy Birthday Beaker.

Thank you everyone! And please stay safe out there y'all!
by Beaker
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So long “Gambler”
Replies: 12
Views: 410

Re: So long “Gambler”

I guess Kenny knew when to fold.
by Beaker
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: worst time in your life
Replies: 54
Views: 1222

Re: worst time in your life

For many people, going to the store(s) to buy toilet paper and not being able to find any. :wink:
by Beaker
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most entertaining movies no one has seen
Replies: 47
Views: 1193

Re: Most entertaining movies no one has seen

lthardman wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:50 pm
One movie that I have always liked is A Midnight Clear from 1992. It is set during WWII at the beginning of The Battle of the Bulge. For what its worth, I recommend it.
+1
by Beaker
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ecoli life span
Replies: 9
Views: 274

Re: Ecoli life span

Ecoli? Possibly but not likely. Are You sure it was not some strain of mold or lingering mold spores that infected You?
by Beaker
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus Vaccine surprise development
Replies: 6
Views: 359

Re: Coronavirus Vaccine surprise development

If there is enough money to be made, do not ignore the ability of the Pharmaceutical Industry. A few years ago when the Avian flu was the big issue and the CDC had not accounted for it, the vaccine was ready in less than 2 months. Developing a vaccine or other drug for that matter is often not the ...
by Beaker
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sad time ahead.
Replies: 28
Views: 773

Re: Sad time ahead.

It is very tough to lose a loyal and beloved pet. My sincere condolences to you both. :(
by Beaker
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Going Back In Time......................
Replies: 16
Views: 444

Re: Going Back In Time......................

I still dont know what I want to be when I grow up. When I was a kid in third grade in a one room school our teacher asked everyone what they wanted to be or do when they grew up. I guess I was a wise azz. I said I want to be a crook. My three year older sister ran the two miles home crying and tol...
by Beaker
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The U.S. "War Machine" in WWII (Fighter Plane output)
Replies: 26
Views: 470

Re: The U.S. "War Machine" in WWII (Fighter Plane output)

I've never understood the claim the Germans nearly won the war. As I read the history books, it wasn't even close. At Moscow, they had reached the end of their tether. They had neither the manpower nor the resources to go further. The Russians alone turned them, not the whole world. In late '41 whe...
by Beaker
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The U.S. "War Machine" in WWII (Fighter Plane output)
Replies: 26
Views: 470

Re: The U.S. "War Machine" in WWII (Fighter Plane output)

Russians are pretty much like the Polish...25 watt light bulbs. I don't think that a fair assessment. The German general staff knew Germany couldn't win against the Russians. Logistics alone showed that. Hitler believed Russia was ripe to collapse politically, and he lost that gamble. One thing whi...
by Beaker
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Congratulations KC Chiefs !!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 216

Re: Congratulations KC Chiefs !!!!!

Thanks for supporting our beloved KC Chiefs everyone! Chiefs are always #1 with me. But I also support and root for the Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers, as long as they are not playing the Chiefs! :D
by Beaker
Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last Battle of Britain Ace dies at 101
Replies: 11
Views: 532

Re: Last Battle of Britain Ace dies at 101

As Winston Churchill said, " ... never through human history was so much owed, by so many, to so few." May this war hero rest in peace.
by Beaker
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hope My Wife Is Proud Of Me
Replies: 25
Views: 775

Re: Hope My Wife Is Proud Of Me

I still haven't bought one all decade. I think I deserve for her to get me one for that! :lol: The third decade of this Century? Didn't it start on January 1st? Actually, no. SInce there was no year zero, the third decade does not start until Jan. 1st, 2021. Likewise the 21st century and the 3rd mi...
by Beaker
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hope My Wife Is Proud Of Me
Replies: 25
Views: 775

Re: Hope My Wife Is Proud Of Me

Rube Burrows wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:28 pm
Held off as long as I could but bought a new Winchester SX4 last night since I gave my son the one I bought last year. Oh well.
Great News! I am Very Proud of You!! 8) 8)
by Beaker
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: why i like the ruger single-six
Replies: 29
Views: 939

Re: why i like the ruger single-six

My Single Six SS will be the last gun I will ever part with.
by Beaker
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Opinions On Sig Saur
Replies: 38
Views: 949

Re: Your Opinions On Sig Saur

I heard that Sig soured on them. Do not know why he does not like them.
by Beaker
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wood Good Book Box.
Replies: 14
Views: 358

Re: Wood Good Book Box.

Very nice Picthy! A nice scabbard for your sword! 8)
by Beaker
Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A carol for this blessed season:
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: A carol for this blessed season:

"The old ones are best. Simple four part harmony." +1 8) 8)
by Beaker
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you been SWATTED?
Replies: 10
Views: 533

Re: Have you been SWATTED?

Yep, A very famous swatting case occurred in WIchita when a home was "Swatted" and police arrived and shot and killed an innocent person by mistake. Calling 911 is a very serious matter and is not to be made light of. By the very nature of the call police must take the call very seriously and act ac...
by Beaker
Sat Dec 21, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yet another sign of old age -- lit up with pain
Replies: 27
Views: 775

Re: Yet another sign of old age -- lit up with pain

piller wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:36 pm
The taper off is due to it being originally an anti-epilepsy drug. Suddenly stopping high doses of it may trigger seizures, even if you have never had seizures. No medicine is completely safe.
+1
by Beaker
Thu Dec 19, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The old mill
Replies: 14
Views: 413

Re: The old mill

OldWin wrote:
Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:19 am
Nice pictures, Lenn. Keep your eyes open out there!

Just keep the sawdust out of your eyes!
by Beaker
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Osage Orange Duck Call-new added.
Replies: 38
Views: 634

Re: Osage Orange Duck Call

Osage Orange or hedgewood, eh? I bet that will be great for calling wood ducks in! 8)
by Beaker
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Montana...Wyoming....bound
Replies: 20
Views: 730

Re: Montana...Wyoming....bound

Tycer wrote:
Sun Dec 15, 2019 11:43 pm
The drive from Doboise around to Thermopolis was amazing. The Beartooth was amazing also. The five Cody museums are not to be missed.
+1 on the Cody Museums, they are a must see!
by Beaker
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six months with new Henry side loader
Replies: 10
Views: 418

Re: Six months with new Henry side loader

Sounds like it may need some tuning by Henry. My brass tube only feeder loading tube was a little stiff at first in cold weather too. but by about 50 rounds of loading it was much easier to operate the feed tube. My action was slick out the box with strong ejection and no issues there. But when load...
by Beaker
Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Good Tip For Giving Yourself Insulin Shots
Replies: 14
Views: 384

Re: A Good Tip For Giving Yourself Insulin Shots

We prescribe "testosterone cypionate 200mg/cc - ' up to 2 cc weekly'" - so the patient can hopefully get eight 1cc vials per month. They will use less, but it minimizes co-pays and trips to the pharmacy. The vials will get 5 to 10 small needle-pokes, so with proper alcohol-swabbing can remain uncon...
by Beaker
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Good Tip For Giving Yourself Insulin Shots
Replies: 14
Views: 384

Re: A Good Tip For Giving Yourself Insulin Shots

We use daily subcutaneous shots for testosterone instead of weekly imtramuscular ones; they hurt so much less that patients can self-administer easily. Can You please elaborate more on this? Due to a massive prolactinoma tumor in my pituitary gland, I produce no natural testosterone. I have used th...
by Beaker
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Veterans Day Salute
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Veterans Day Salute

To All You Veterans Today: https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/74209271_2630167067041812_4189788584917598208_n.png?_nc_cat=1&_nc_eui2=AeF2mLoCzhi-k2mLIo7DefCjMcjLa4vJywm_tZbDJYXLyu2zrN6_jfP1hHOBmvgI8t5qzMHW28pI3CmmQtQtxECwlPSmVDV2Ta_j7Y03Is9-Dw&_nc_oc=AQkS5w55U1tnKQMSRablOdEUfgmf-pFQvTSm1S...
by Beaker
Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Training a Cat . . .
Replies: 22
Views: 724

Re: Training a Cat . . .

Since we are on the topic, a related topic is herding cats. If you have not seen this commercial before, with its western theme, sit back and relax and turn up your speakers. This is a real classic! Please enjoy. 8) 8)



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTwJzTsb2QQ
by Beaker
Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Funny Story!
Replies: 16
Views: 495

Re: Funny Story!

When we were kids sutures, slings, casts & crutches were badges of honor. It meant you really got hurt (as opposed to minor stuff like gravel filled raspberries). It got yo instant respect. Today parents run their kids to the emergency room for a paper cut then keep them home from school a week to ...
by Beaker
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new pocket pistol.....
Replies: 27
Views: 1398

Re: new pocket pistol.....

With the cross bolt safety, it is totally useless for a left handed person.
by Beaker
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Headed South
Replies: 13
Views: 526

Re: Headed South

Old No7 wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:34 pm
jnyork wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:23 pm
...Should be in Yuma Tuesday evening if all goes well...
But will you take the 3:10 ? ? ?

Someone had to say it... It's a leverguns site after all... :wink:

Old No7
LOL! Good one :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Beaker
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pilgrimage of respect
Replies: 14
Views: 482

Re: Pilgrimage of respect

piller wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:49 pm
Beaker, I can almost smell the politicians promises from the video.
:lol: :lol: :lol: Yep! lots of pelosi out there! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Beaker
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Training a Cat . . .
Replies: 22
Views: 724

Re: Training a Cat . . .

Old Savage wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:14 pm
Simple, don't have cats or make them go by your rules.
... Go by your rules, LOL! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Beaker
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Funny Story!
Replies: 16
Views: 495

Re: Funny Story!

LOL! Thanks for the stories guys. One time I watched my older brother almost put his right eye out! He was messing around with a live shotgun primer in the basement. While holding it with a pair of pliers he rapped it down sharply to ignite it to see what happened. Needless to say when it went off t...
by Beaker
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A dilemma
Replies: 29
Views: 1182

Re: A dilemma

You are 79? How good is your eyesight, can you see the blade sight well? If it was me, I would buy a Ruger Blackhawk and have an excellent single action with modern adjustable sights. Good sights will offer more accuracy then then worrying about bullets at most distances. Also a .357 mag /.38 specia...
by Beaker
Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Funny Story!
Replies: 16
Views: 495

Funny Story!

Best story ever Around age 10 my dad got me one of those little badass compound bow beginner kits. Of course, the first month I went around our land sticking arrows in anything that could get stuck by an arrow. Did you know that a 1955 40 horse Farmall tractor tire will take 6 rounds before it goes ...
by Beaker
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pilgrimage of respect
Replies: 14
Views: 482

Re: Pilgrimage of respect

piller wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:02 pm
No, not that I remember. I was usually in the car with Dad driving. I have only been back to Dodge one time in the last 35 years.
:( :( :( Ahh, too bad :( :( :(


Here is what You missed!

https://youtu.be/EtUp_WHutYk
by Beaker
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pilgrimage of respect
Replies: 14
Views: 482

Re: Pilgrimage of respect

piller wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:44 am
Growing up 90 miles from Dodge, and having relatives there, I saw Boot Hill several times. Still cool to see.
But did you stop at the Scenic Overlook NE of Dodge City on US 50?
by Beaker
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What would you carry if you were trimming trees...?
Replies: 7
Views: 343

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

AR-15?, naw, I would carry a SAW!
by Beaker
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Socialism: Point of View From Within
Replies: 5
Views: 340

Re: Socialism: Point of View From Within

If socialism is so great, why are people wanting to escape it and come to America?
by Beaker
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just for fun lets kick around this question ..... What was the best 22 rifle you have ever owned and why?
Replies: 46
Views: 1103

Re: Just for fun lets kick around this question ..... What was the best 22 rifle you have ever owned and why?

The favorite or my best .22 rifle?? Too hard of a question. My least favorite was my Remington 550-1 though. It was accurate but a jam-o-matic, no matter how clean it was kept.
by Beaker
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lawn mower build update ( video added )
Replies: 164
Views: 2637

Re: Lawn mower build update

Pitchy, As late as it is in the summer now, have you started thinking about how to convert the reel mower into a snow thrower yet?
by Beaker
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday KirkD.
Replies: 9
Views: 280

Re: Happy Birthday KirkD.

Happy BIrthday Kirk!
by Beaker
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ain't That America.......
Replies: 14
Views: 643

Re: Ain't That America.......

There is a show like that in early August every year in Goessel, KS. Includes antique steam and gas tractor demos, large and small stationary engines, antique threshing, harvesting machine demos, horse team plowing demos, etc and what not. Also very worth seeing if you are close by and like antique ...
by Beaker
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Stan in SC & BlaineG
Replies: 10
Views: 309

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Stan in SC & BlaineG

Happy Birthday Gentlemen!
by Beaker
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time marches on
Replies: 11
Views: 542

Re: Time marches on

piller wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:46 am
Gunsmoke never did look like Dodge to me. Too many hills and trees.

Exactly!
by Beaker
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Light bulb man.
Replies: 15
Views: 490

Re: Light bulb man.

Old No7 wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:25 pm
GunnyMack wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:24 pm
I'd say get a 3 watt bulb, paint him dumbocrate blue and there ya have the BEST 2020 candidate!!
I agree -- for a Dumbocrat. the bulb should be very DIM!!!

Nice work Pitchy, as always. :wink:

Old No7
Dems are real hotheads too! :)
by Beaker
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Soap Commercial (funny)
Replies: 10
Views: 545

Re: Great Soap Commercial (funny)

jnyork wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:36 pm
Beaker wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:42 pm
Long on marketing hype and mis information and very short of real factual claims.
At least there's no yellow emu involved. :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol: