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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: 692

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: 2296

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: 227

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: 554

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: 236

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: 495

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: 432

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: 443

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: 443

Re: Great Soap Commercial (funny)

Long on marketing hype and mis information and very short of real factual claims.
by Beaker
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 990
Replies: 54
Views: 1906

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: 21
Views: 726

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: 21
Views: 726

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: 616

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 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Japanese 'War Tubas' - not - but 'War Balloons' - yes...
Replies: 21
Views: 726

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: 638

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: 828

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: 1242

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
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer Request For Mozambique
Replies: 5
Views: 225

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: 210

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: 112

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: 494

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: 913

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: 913

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: 913

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: 913

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: 913

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: 913

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: 913

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: 913

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: 374

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: 1181

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: 913

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: 886

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: 410

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: 410

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: 474

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: 746

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: 494

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: 800

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: 701

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: 701

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: 426

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: 1115

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: 1926

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: 972

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: 485

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: 1543

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: 1543

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: 587

Re: 200 years old

Way cool Pitchy! At first I thought You had turned 200 years old! :o