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by Beaker
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Soap Commercial (funny)
Replies: 10
Views: 244

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:
by Beaker
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Soap Commercial (funny)
Replies: 10
Views: 244

Re: Great Soap Commercial (funny)

Long on marketing hype and mis information and very short of real factual claims.
by Beaker
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Hypocrisy on 'concentration camps' and 'never again'...
Replies: 3
Views: 145

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

While it's fun to point out how looney she is, it's instructive to remember she was ELECTED by the resident of her Congressional District to sit in the United States Congress and promote this kind of stuff on their behalf. There was no mystery about who she was when she stood for election..they KNE...
by Beaker
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 44
Views: 693

Re: Marlin 990

Interesting. Added oil to mine and it played up! Degreased it so it's dry again and it works again. Mine definitely needs a few thou more pin travel, next job. I also noticed that any debris on the breech face or bolt face causes issues. Fortunately my Mrs toothbrush fits perfectly. Wow! Better mak...
by Beaker
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...
Replies: 18
Views: 381

Re: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...

Exploring history, without 'sanitation', is far different than 'glorifying civilian casualties', and I sure didn't get the impression anyone here was particularly happy about ANY needless death, or even needless war, for that matter. War is essentially group-self-defense, in its honorable and justi...
by Beaker
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...
Replies: 18
Views: 381

Re: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...

Unfortunately in the evolution of warfare since the industrial revolution, the killing of civilians was justified with the concept of "total warfare" which really came of age during the American Civil War. In total warfare it is not only necessary to defeat the enemy directly on the battlefield, bu...
by Beaker
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Droll observation
Replies: 16
Views: 438

Re: Droll observation

GunnyMack wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:30 pm
Yeah the guy that developed auto correct is a boob.
Well, I have received the boobyprize several times thanks to autocorrect. Or, maybe autocorrect is actually a boobytrap! 8)
by Beaker
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Blatant Communism is acceptable now....
Replies: 6
Views: 152

Re: Blatant Communism is acceptable now....

What commies and socialists fail to understand is that the accumulated wealth and progress of at least 4 and a half millennia of previous free market economics (or as free as politicians would allow) is what financed the marx/engels/lenin/mao/minh century. It is only the earnest pursuit of wealth i...
by Beaker
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...
Replies: 18
Views: 381

Re: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...

It is estimated that from between 1894 and 1945 the japanese military tortured and murdered more innocents combined than all of the historic, infamous, well known genocide totals. In china and korea alone they murdered almost 15 times more than the total japanese WW2 deaths. So yeah, war is hell. S...
by Beaker
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 37 years of Bliss
Replies: 28
Views: 460

Re: 37 years of Bliss

Congratulations to You both!
by Beaker
Sat May 25, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The door to nowhere
Replies: 28
Views: 580

Re: The door to nowhere

Ahh Yes Pitchy, the Great Outdoors!
by Beaker
Mon May 20, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 357 lever gun 16 vs 20 inch barrel
Replies: 32
Views: 966

Re: 357 lever gun 16 vs 20 inch barrel

My advice is if both are available for purchase, buy both!. Never hurts to have two, and in case you have a friend come along with you for recreational shooting.
by Beaker
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 236

Re: 2020

The I Hate Trump group on FakeBook is blaming him for the good economy. They say it is growing too fast and causing irrepairable harm to our world. Too many jobs and not enough people dependant on their lord and savior big government. :lol: :lol: :lol: That is hilarious and pretty sad at the same t...
by Beaker
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request For Mozambique
Replies: 5
Views: 187

Re: Prayer Request For Mozambique

Prayers Up!
by Beaker
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request for a coworker.
Replies: 10
Views: 171

Re: Prayer request for a coworker.

Prayers Up!
by Beaker
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Beaker.
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: Happy Birthday Beaker.

Thank you so much for the wishes everyone. Today I am celebrating my 60th lap around that bright yeller thingy in the sky!
by Beaker
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice Summary on 'Climate Change'
Replies: 10
Views: 443

Re: Nice Summary on 'Climate Change'

GunnyMack wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:34 pm
Best thing each and everyone on the planet can do is plant trees.
Next best thing is to duct tape the mouths of all these dumbocrates to reduce toxic emissions!! ( probably a good idea to plug up Sixguns backside but I'm not going anywhere near that!!) :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Beaker
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 627

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

Inch and a half a year? That sounds about as easy to prove as when my mother told me there is no two snow flakes exactly alike. Exactly! I is such an infinitesimal amount compared to the distance between the earth and the moon that it can be completely ignored and is not relevant to the original co...
by Beaker
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 627

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

Thanks beaker for explaining in a way I could understand. It really is amazing with all of these forces around us, we just go about our lives and shoot old Winchesters. So there's like a perfect balance between the earths gravity and the speed of the moon....that's about all I can get....I'll let y...
by Beaker
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 627

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

Actually Six the moon is slowly getting farther away over time. Someday it will stop having any effect on the earth- no more tidal flow and the oceans will stop . While we are at it, the cold of space could just possibly cause said rifle to splode upon firing... On the other hand if on the moon or ...
by Beaker
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 627

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

My hat is off to the smart guys......in laymans terms, if all this stuff about earths gravity being greater than the moons, than how come the earth does not pull the moon in? The earth is trying to do exactly that. For the same reason a spaceship or the space station stays in orbit: The earth's gra...
by Beaker
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 627

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

4t5 wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:50 pm
Bet Alexandria ocasio cortez has the answer

Her answer is to ban guns from the moon,.... and from the earth for that matter.
by Beaker
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 627

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

If you fart in that space suit yer a goner. Faster after picked eggs Why would you assume a bullet would fall to earth? If fired away from the earth it would go a long way, assuming it could escape the moons pull to start with. I may have to dig up some calculations. The earth's pull is less than t...
by Beaker
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 627

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

"it will fall towards the earth and impact the earth" Did you mean earth or moon? I mean the earth. When the bullet leaves the volume of space that is dominated by the moon's gravity it returns to the volume of space that is dominated by the earth's gravity i.e the earth's gravity is again the domi...
by Beaker
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 627

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

jeepnik wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:04 am
One point. Regardless of direction or velocity it will never reach the earth or sun. It will vaporize before it impacts either.

You are correct, it will burn up in the atmosphere.
by Beaker
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top Speed... "20 Knots"
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Top Speed... "20 Knots"

Well the Navy and Marines have fouled anchors so why not fouled screws?
by Beaker
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making Hard-boiled Eggs Palatable
Replies: 42
Views: 885

Re: Making Hard-boiled Eggs Palatable

BlaineG wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:51 am
Deviled eggs with a bit of horseradish. That's about as much hard boiled as I can take.
I have two or three most every morning with bacon, or ham. Cheese. Bread is optional. Sliced tomatos if I have them.
Blaine, so is the devil in the details?
by Beaker
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.
Replies: 41
Views: 627

Re: ballistic`s of shooting a rifle when on the moon.

Inquiring minds want to know. Will the bullet keep going forever? Will it ever slow up? Will it have any impact at all if it hits something? Will the object it hit`s just go like a cue ball? Will the bullet orbit or go in a straight line forever? Will the spaceman and rifle go backwards? Have fun! ...
by Beaker
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sure wish they would stop the madness
Replies: 26
Views: 746

Re: Sure wish they would stop the madness

I don't like it being dark until nearly 9am in the morning in our area either. It is not good having kids go to school in the dark. Also, for people who work outside they lose the first hour of the work day waiting until dawn or the sun to rise, unless they delay the start of their working hours, wh...
by Beaker
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Pancake Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 337

Re: Happy Pancake Day!

Well, Liberal beat Olney in the Pancake Race. I guess it is time to give something up for 40 days. I am giving up chips and french fries. Healthier to give them up, and I am not giving up on my leverguns for 40 days. I can not see a point in not touching my guns for 40 days. Great job Liberal, KS! ...
by Beaker
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Pancake Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 337

Re: Happy Pancake Day!

Happy Pancake Day to you too! Go Liberal beat Olney England!
by Beaker
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The "3 Day Challenge"
Replies: 11
Views: 429

Re: The "3 Day Challenge"

As a humorous footnote, on a local public facebook page here, yesterday someone posted that the local Walmart was going to close at midnight the evening of Feb. 28th , for maintenance, and would not open until Midnight the morning of March 1st. It sure lite up the post with people complaining that W...
by Beaker
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Excellent Non-Script Joint Relief
Replies: 23
Views: 661

Re: Excellent Non-Script Joint Relief

Just wondrin'. I looked on Amazon and saw a bunch of different DMSO types. Some were "pharmaceutical grade" and about $14 per 3 1/2 oz bottle to a 16 oz bottle for $17. One of these is either a very good deal or a diluted concentration. So, what do you fellers use/recommend? "They" say the pharm gr...
by Beaker
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice Summary on 'Climate Change'
Replies: 10
Views: 443

Re: Nice Summary on 'Climate Change'

Marvin S wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:47 pm
We may be Ice fishing this March in Kansas, no joke.
I am ready for some global warming and spring to come.
by Beaker
Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Rare Western Washington Snow Storm
Replies: 20
Views: 677

Re: The Rare Western Washington Snow Storm

BlaineG wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:19 pm
This morning, it was this much trombone deep. (In the summer, it's a birdbath)
Blaine that does not seem like much snow as it is not even past 1st position on your trombone gauge. 8)
by Beaker
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sure didn't know this!
Replies: 9
Views: 653

Re: Sure didn't know this!

piller wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:16 pm
Blaine, that is the biggest problem. The laws are one size fits no-one.

+1 Amen to that! :x
by Beaker
Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sure didn't know this!
Replies: 9
Views: 653

Re: Sure didn't know this!

Heroin is a morphine derivative: Diacetylmorphine. Easy to synthesize from morphine with increased potency and more addictive.
by Beaker
Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was Shot Show a little subdued this year?
Replies: 5
Views: 378

Re: Was Shot Show a little subdued this year?

I did not hear a single shot this year, I guess it must have been all show.
by Beaker
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handy Item for Hunting Trips
Replies: 23
Views: 1012

Re: Handy Item for Hunting Trips

Just remember to call before you dig!
by Beaker
Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT: Metric quantity measurements
Replies: 19
Views: 1820

Re: OT: Metric quantity measurements

piller wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:13 pm
For practical purposes, they are the same. On an engineering test the first is not the same as the next 2.
This is the correct answer: The operative adjective being PRACTICAL! Go and rest easy now. 8)
by Beaker
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sis Was The LAST Person In The World I Thought Would Buy One
Replies: 20
Views: 864

Re: Sis Was The LAST Person In The World I Thought Would Buy One

Glad to hear Blaine. It is amazing that when issues strike "close to home", experience changes people's philosophy.
by Beaker
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Nath - Extreme Cold Fox Hunting
Replies: 6
Views: 441

Re: For Nath - Extreme Cold Fox Hunting

GunnyMack wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:18 am
Griff wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:15 am
Hard to track 'em like that.
Even harder to trap em!
Looks pretty well trapped to me 8)
by Beaker
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action
Replies: 27
Views: 1345

Re: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action

I have found no private reloaders who can reload rare or niche calibers economically compared to factory loads or reloaders. That is pretty much the whole thing in a nutshell . Nothing against folks wanting to save money . BUT the person that wants to save and wants me to load is pretty much saying...
by Beaker
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action
Replies: 27
Views: 1345

Re: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action

The CM’s are no different from any other relatively new cartridge . If I was to buy a gun for either after initial range testing if I liked what I saw I’d then order 300-500 pieces of new brass and that should cover me for life problem solved . [/quote] Do You reload 6pt? That is fine for those that...
by Beaker
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 200 years old
Replies: 12
Views: 548

Re: 200 years old

Way cool Pitchy! At first I thought You had turned 200 years old! :o
by Beaker
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action
Replies: 27
Views: 1345

Re: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action

I came close purchasing a bolt action in 6.5 CM back when it first came out but there were problems with loose primers after just 2 reloads and at the time only Hornady was making the brass as fast as they can spit them out. The 6.5 and 6mm CM reminds me of the 300 Savage with its short neck, doesn...
by Beaker
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action
Replies: 27
Views: 1345

Re: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action

Looks like a good deer cartridge when chambered in the Henry lever action. How well is does, or could do at long range or any range over maybe 300 yds. depends on the accuracy and format the cartridge is chambered in. If I was looking at a great long range, or even mid range rifle, it wouldn't be a...
by Beaker
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Lever Action Recommendations!
Replies: 41
Views: 1739

Re: First Lever Action Recommendations!

If you plan to do quite a bit of shooting get a pistol caliber lever action. If you reload get a 44 mag and you can shoot light loads for plinking and full tilt loads for hunting. If you don't reload get a 357magnum and you can shoot inexpensive 38 special reloads for plinking and full power loads ...
by Beaker
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action
Replies: 27
Views: 1345

6.5 Creedmoor in Lever Action

I see Henry is introducing a long Ranger in Hornady's 6.5 Creedmoor. Very intriguing to me given the excellent ballistics of this cartridge. Course, to take advantage of the long range ballistics the rifle would most certainly have to be scoped. Does anyone have any experience with this caliber yet ...