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    The concept has been around for awhile. There's...

    The concept has been around for awhile. There's been a few gun writers that have talked about having a single shot .410 converted to one of the .32 caliber rimmed chambering and then went on to...
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    I want a Lifeguard because I am totally enamored...

    I want a Lifeguard because I am totally enamored with the idea of having a .22 caliber pistol that will store inside an Altoids tin...
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    Iíve needed some enabling for a while now. This...

    Iíve needed some enabling for a while now. This looks like a good place to start. :)
  5. What exactly do they mean by wiring enclosure...

    What exactly do they mean by wiring enclosure thatís 45Ē in size?

    The extra point for a WAP is another cable so thatís not too far out.

    The tube in the wall is just that, a raceway for when...
  6. Thread: Amateur Radio

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    You mean it's not? ;)

    You mean it's not? ;)
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    So it would appear that if you just show up and...

    So it would appear that if you just show up and color between the lines, they will just give those licenses away...:)70593
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    Imagine my surprise when I discovered that people...

    Imagine my surprise when I discovered that people not associated with the gun community at all were using vests as a practical method of carrying items needed on a regular basis. Back when CNN center...
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    If youíre concerned that youíre going to have...

    If youíre concerned that youíre going to have issues racking a slide with two hands due to arthritis or similar why would you think that youíre going to be able to manage a double action trigger...
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    Arguing about how durable a Ruger is over a S&W...

    Arguing about how durable a Ruger is over a S&W is roughly akin to arguing over how many angels can dance on the head of a pin.

    This M&P was made back when you could buy the .38 Special...
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    So as a mini update, I've managed to get a dual...

    So as a mini update, I've managed to get a dual band, VHF/UHF antenna installed and am now able to hit local repeaters. There was a rather steep learning curve figuring out how to program the FT-897...
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    I have been to that guyís page several times and...

    I have been to that guyís page several times and never saw that link for the screens. Go figure...Thanks for the link.

    I fully intend to start getting involved in the SOTA, POTA activations. I...
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    I'm looking for a replacement LCD screen. Yaesu...

    I'm looking for a replacement LCD screen. Yaesu will sell me the entire front panel assembly for just under $200. If you have a source for the LCD only I'd appreciate it.




    I may be...
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    Thereís a couple of videos floating around about...

    Thereís a couple of videos floating around about completely wireless control of an Icom 705. Thereís also dongles you can buy for the CAT ports that allow Bluetooth interface with radios. I mention...
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    Yes. Using HF and a NVIS, Near Vertical Incidence...

    Yes. Using HF and a NVIS, Near Vertical Incidence Skywave antenna you can reach out to 400 miles max and 200 miles typically. The only downside is the first bounce off the ionosphere is around 20...
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    So in the past month I did a couple of things. ...

    So in the past month I did a couple of things.

    I bought one of these:
    68835

    I then studied for and got one of these:
    68836

    I then installed a separate grounding system in the basement and...
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    In retrospect I should have. I was pretty tired...

    In retrospect I should have. I was pretty tired after dragging a chainsaw around most of the day so it got unloaded, wiped down, bore checked, and chambers checked. The next day it got a better...
  18. It subverts the authority of the parents and...

    It subverts the authority of the parents and replaces it with that of the state.
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    So a few months ago my club had an opportunity...

    So a few months ago my club had an opportunity for work hours that involved cutting down trees and chipping up the smaller trees and branches. This is the condition I discovers my 43c in after...
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    One of us. 68510

    One of us.

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  21. Holy smokes the indeed dot com reviews are...

    Holy smokes the indeed dot com reviews are brutal.

    My son has a knack for finding the most toxic possible places to work, perhaps I should recommend PT&D to him? :)
  22. That company's website is a rabbit hole that I...

    That company's website is a rabbit hole that I didn't really need to go down at this time. :) I've bookmarked it for future reference though.
  23. Iíve chamfered most of my .38/.357 revolvers...

    Iíve chamfered most of my .38/.357 revolvers using borrowed tools. To do it properly the ejector rod and extractor star need to be removed. Brownells sells a tool to remove the ejector rod without...
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    Things I check when looking to buy a S&W...

    Things I check when looking to buy a S&W revolver.

    1. Overall Aesthetic Condition.
    What is the physical condition of the finish, the sights, the cylinder, hammer, and trigger. What type...
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    The 43c has an XS dot out front. I found the...

    The 43c has an XS dot out front. I found the sights on the 317 to be suboptimal for my purposes so I traded it decor a 12-2. :)
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