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by Blaine
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SR-71
Replies: 12
Views: 124

Re: SR-71

The Reno air races in 1986, the opening ceremony and just at the end of the National Anthem the Blackbird comes in low to the deck out of the East across the race course to the cheers of the crowd. Was a sight I'll never forget. The crew took it out and around coming back for a low speed pass. As t...
by Blaine
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You hear a lot about narcissitic and shallow professional athletes
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: You hear a lot about narcissitic and shallow professional athletes

:lol: Narcissitic, and shallow Forumites bother me more than athletes. :wink:
by Blaine
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I mmmm Back!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 150

Re: I mmmm Back!!!

Laptops.... Everyone's mileage will vary, but generally whatever kills the keyboard will fry the 'puter, too.... :cry:
by Blaine
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cold Steel customer service
Replies: 12
Views: 283

Re: Cold Steel customer service

I dispise anything but a decent, utile leather sheath, or holster.
by Blaine
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shiloh-Sharps
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: Shiloh-Sharps

harry wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:54 am
I just hope the new owners produce a quality product
https://www.haydenoutdoors.com/land-for ... le-company
I've read that it's the same craftsmen, and they will be staying on. I hope so, too.
by Blaine
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Always some have to stain the reputation of others
Replies: 7
Views: 89

Re: Always some have to stain the reputation of others

I thought that this was an interesting article from the same website: https://www.criminallegalnews.org/news/2019/sep/16/who-inflicts-most-gun-violence-america-us-government-and-its-police-forces/ :| Human Rights Defense Center They rate right up there with The Southern Poverty Law Center. You're o...
by Blaine
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marine Corps Balls
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: Marine Corps Balls

Swoosh :P
by Blaine
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Accidental Entry into U.S." -- By Some Brits
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: "Accidental Entry into U.S." -- By Some Brits

I shall never drive into Canada, or Mexico.....Any vehicle I have is more than likely to have fresh or spent ammo in it.
by Blaine
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marine Corps Balls
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Marine Corps Balls

As a 20 year retiree of the Army, I didn't suspect that Marines had balls. 8)
by Blaine
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I didn't know you could own these...
Replies: 6
Views: 448

Re: I didn't know you could own these...

I don't get the point of owning one? Since you can't shoot anything but signal flares, why waste good money? Maybe because it looks cool under your AR15, and you want to play Rambo? Since when did "need" or "point" have anything to do with a hobby? *tsk* :lol: Never did. Exactly.... :roll:
by Blaine
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: (.)(.)
Replies: 9
Views: 321

Re: (.)(.)

This one followed me around for quite awhile while I was moving slowly thru the woods looking for deer burger. It felt like he was communicating with me.
by Blaine
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I didn't know you could own these...
Replies: 6
Views: 448

Re: I didn't know you could own these...

marlinman93 wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:49 am
I don't get the point of owning one? Since you can't shoot anything but signal flares, why waste good money? Maybe because it looks cool under your AR15, and you want to play Rambo?
Since when did "need" or "point" have anything to do with a hobby? *tsk* :lol:
by Blaine
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I didn't know you could own these...
Replies: 6
Views: 448

Re: I didn't know you could own these...

Hold out for an M-79....You can get reloadable brass for them and practice rounds from them.
by Blaine
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never in my life
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Re: Never in my life

My erstwhile 24 pound Boston Terror, er, Terrier could kick just about any other dog's butt....Size of Dog v. size of fight in the dog.
by Blaine
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Bad Cop gets disciplined....
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Bad Cop gets disciplined....

Last I knew proscribing Federal Law was a crime, but, I guess as with all things 'Crats are above the law.
by Blaine
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: I'm puzzled about Bernie Sanders' heart attack...
Replies: 10
Views: 237

Re: I'm puzzled about Bernie Sanders' heart attack...

Even if Sanders doesn't give up, I think a lot of voters will look at him at his age, and realize they could get just as much socialism in a much more durable package from one of the other candidates. As far as Biden, of course hardly any Democrats want to vote for him since he looks to be getting ...
by Blaine
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Having to 'explain' why you are friends with somebody...
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Having to 'explain' why you are friends with somebody...

Freedom of association has always been ignored by 'crats/socialists/progressives.
by Blaine
Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A trip to Cody
Replies: 10
Views: 316

Re: A trip to Cody

Don't forget, the guys that make these . . . https://www.bighornarmory.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/model-89-carbine-18-500-sw.jpg . . . are also in Cody.... https://www.bighornarmory.com/product/model-89-carbine-18-500-sw/ Someday, they might make one in .44 Mag, and I'll sell the Marlin 1894 an...
by Blaine
Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: putor crashed
Replies: 32
Views: 630

Re: putor crashed

Knock On Wood.
This I-Mac was spendy, but no problems for almost 8 years. I have to vaccum it out thru the air vents a couple times a year or it slows down due to heat buildup. I could do with some extra RAM, tho....
by Blaine
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Caution: Adult Content!!
Replies: 11
Views: 459

Re: Caution: Adult Content!!

I brought my boys bb guns home. those leverguns lived in Alaska since the 80s. One of them still shoots, and shoots straight too... one of them accounted for a divot or two in a tv...... Ya have a good investment Blaine. The State Of Washington has banned target shooting in so many places on public...
by Blaine
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:02 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: 697

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

A WWII-ish Winchester 72....Also an old 39 Mountie that was fast and smooth as silk, that I stoupidly traded for a piece of pelosi Rem bolt tube fed 5??...
The 9422 and 9422M rank right up there as well, but not as accurate as the two listed above.
by Blaine
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Caution: Adult Content!!
Replies: 11
Views: 459

Caution: Adult Content!!

The (sort of) adult-size Daisy Red Ryder. A sizzling 350 fps :lol: :P The Big Brown Truck should be here later this week.
by Blaine
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Here we go....the 'universal background check' actual language....
Replies: 5
Views: 737

Re: Here we go....the 'universal background check' actual language....

I expect at least one more thing....the "paperless" firearms we now have will become felonies if we don't register them. It might be in the fine print in Washington already..they have about a full page of legalese on Ghose Guns....My WWII ish model 72 doesn't even have a Serial #. THAT'LL be fun.
by Blaine
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ordinary guys doing extraordinary things
Replies: 10
Views: 521

Re: Ordinary guys doing extraordinary things

Good point on age. Those were what we would now call "boys" doing the fighting. But they were actually acting as MEN. Today, too many 18-22 year olds are whiny little entitled socialist snowflakes, many of who would have been on Hitler's side, although they wouldn't have actually fought, so would h...
by Blaine
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Howdah you think of this?
Replies: 34
Views: 1700

Re: Howdah you think of this?

I don't know about now, but in the 1990s my buddy researched and discovered that he could have a loaded black powder revolver inside his camper, legally, in all 48 states CONUS.
I wonder if this is still true?
by Blaine
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well ain't this some Stuff!
Replies: 16
Views: 635

Re: Well ain't this some Stuff!

N Frame, right? :shock: :o
Sort of the reason I take it real easy on my 625. :shock:
by Blaine
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best news in years!
Replies: 10
Views: 546

Re: Best news in years!

Two men in a boat...mushroom cloud in the background.

"I'll tell you what it means, Norm, no seasons and screw the limits." 8) 8)
by Blaine
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?
Replies: 30
Views: 920

Re: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?

An erstwhile Marlin 336, my 1951 Win 94, and the 94 16" SRC all shoot nicely in an inch at 50-60ish yards without trying too hard. Why try to improve when it's not broke?
by Blaine
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 3 teens TRAGIC victims of 'gun violence'....
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: 3 teens TRAGIC victims of 'gun violence'....

Awww, you Racist....they heard that their church choir director was being held at gunpoint and went to rescue her.... 8)
by Blaine
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well that stinks!
Replies: 16
Views: 632

Re: Well that stinks!

:evil: I'm glad you have an ace in the hole. Eight years ago the Bastards showed me the door after 15 years...I was 61 and decided To Hell With It, took unemployment for a year and then SS at 62....Best decision I ever made, but I was in real good shape with very few bills and an Army pension comein...
by Blaine
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Respectfully Submitted
Replies: 18
Views: 820

Re: Respectfully Submitted

And maybe, just maybe....if the discussion was guns there wouldn't be all this stuff happening? Just a thought. Pay a visit to the newest forum on the internet: The Gun Room Moderated by a great fella that has to use another guy's account for "some reason or other", and makes fun of people of faith...
by Blaine
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A reminder of the day
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: A reminder of the day

So many have no guidance at home, and are brainwashed by the Left....The Socialists/Communists have been at work placing their minons in positions of K-12 and beyond. The kids that make it through are lucky.
by Blaine
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: When the LibTards want an 'open honest discussion'...
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Re: When the LibTards want an 'open honest discussion'...

The only thing they want to hear is their words coming out of YOUR mouth. Otherwise, you're an all-encompassing deplorable.
by Blaine
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When the Pianos Went to War...
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Re: When the Pianos Went to War...

Don't forget the War Tubas :P
by Blaine
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: See ya fellers
Replies: 38
Views: 1520

Re: See ya fellers

Once I got to be an adult, I quit letting 'drama' bother me. Sometimes I even inadvertently participate, but life is too short to get all riled up if someone irritates me, disrespects me, annoys me, makes fun of me, derides me, criticizes me, or otherwise infuriates me (... although my WIFE will be...
by Blaine
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: I went and bought a 9mm.....
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Re: I went and bought a 9mm.....

A few years ago, I got a Springfield Range Officer 1911 in 9mm....dandy little shooter, but nearly impossible to load the mag completely without using an UpLula.
by Blaine
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gotta Get a 6.5 Creedmoor
Replies: 21
Views: 465

Re: Gotta Get a 6.5 Creedmoor

Isn't the Creedmoor advantage the fact that it's a short action-sized brass? An "X" grain 6.5 bullets going "X" fps are all the same, but the length makes it handier in several different platforms....(or, not... :lol: :lol: )
by Blaine
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1A
Replies: 30
Views: 776

Re: M1A

Ray wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:11 am
Now you all have gone and done a bad thing. Was just about to click on the "buy it now" button of a 1893 marlin old enough to mail straight to my door. Now I'm thinking M1A now, even with the plastic handguard. Bad levergunners, bad levergunners !
:lol: :lol:
by Blaine
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medicare
Replies: 25
Views: 595

Re: Medicare

Military should get paid healthcare for life, but Medicare should be eliminated; until that happens, health care will stink, and nobody will care about preventing problems because all they have to do is band-aid things for a few years then hand them off to Medicare. I'm not a student of medical car...
by Blaine
Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: See ya fellers
Replies: 38
Views: 1520

Re: See ya fellers

I don't understand, but I am not going to ask. I hope you come back soon as I always enjoy your posts. Well go back and aback which ya can`t and read the garand thread. I let a lot of things go but when someone says fat slugs need to be stamped out it gets my attention, bring it non u`m always read...
by Blaine
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medicare
Replies: 25
Views: 595

Re: Medicare

Well fellers looks like i fall into the commie plan, because i didn`t pay into the SS system for years because i`ve been disabled they want 720.00 a month for plan A. The state will pay for plan B, whoopy. I`m going to get a hold of my state reps and complain like it will do any good, maybe have to...
by Blaine
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hello guys i am checkvil
Replies: 10
Views: 405

Re: hello guys i am checkvil

Nath wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:30 am
Hello.
Where you from Checkvil?
PA :wink: :lol:
by Blaine
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medicare
Replies: 25
Views: 595

Re: Medicare

Well fellers looks like i fall into the commie plan, because i didn`t pay into the SS system for years because i`ve been disabled they want 720.00 a month for plan A. The state will pay for plan B, whoopy. I`m going to get a hold of my state reps and complain like it will do any good, maybe have to...
by Blaine
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Well now, this is creepy....
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Well now, this is creepy....

There is not ONE THING sinful, or wrong about making our life on earth as enjoyable as possible. The Good Book also agrees with this statement. Ecclesiastes 5:18 Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun ...
by Blaine
Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday JerryB & RustyJr.
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Re: Happy Birthday JerryB & RustyJr.

Happy Birthday, Gentlemen.... 8) 8)
by Blaine
Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Well now, this is creepy....
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Well now, this is creepy....

"They" have it all figgered out....First, get Red Flag firmly established, then start rounding them up. NRA member? You're a terrorist, so round them up. Take Prozac? You're crazy, so give 'em up, whacko. It's looking bad, guys, and like Hitler's Final Solution it's all voted in, passed, approved, a...
by Blaine
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Double Rifle
Replies: 19
Views: 612

Re: Double Rifle

:o :shock: 8)