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  1. My father recently gave me the Clark Custom Ruger...

    My father recently gave me the Clark Custom Ruger Mk II pistol that he had built back in the early 80's when we were both shooting bullseye. It's going to start taking grouse and other small game...
  2. Thread: An Old M&P

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    I'd bet a PF dollar that the sideplate hasn't...

    I'd bet a PF dollar that the sideplate hasn't been off since it left the factory.


    Okie John
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    Yep. Most LGS and pawnshops know enough to...

    Yep.

    Most LGS and pawnshops know enough to put stuff on GunBroker or at least check there, but a few don't. You're really looking for one who can't tell the difference between a Model 10 and a...
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    You also have to factor in the fact that a lot of...

    You also have to factor in the fact that a lot of older shooters (or their heirs) are selling their collections. Harleys, collectible guitars, muscle cars, and second homes are next.


    Okie John
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    Peach Salad 2-3 white meat peaches 2-3...

    Peach Salad

    2-3 white meat peaches
    2-3 yellow meat peaches
    1 cup fresh basil, chopped
    Juice of 1 large lemon
    1 tablespoon black pepper
    1 teaspoon salt

    Rinse the peaches. Leave the...
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    Every P-F thread will eventually make someone...

    Every P-F thread will eventually make someone want a Langdon 92 or a .38 Special revolver if it goes on long enough.


    Okie John
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    That will be a very expensive day for me. ...

    That will be a very expensive day for me.


    Okie John
  8. I got a fund-raising call from the NRA a couple...

    I got a fund-raising call from the NRA a couple of weeks ago. The drone on the other end went on and on about "European-style gun control" but I told him that they really needed to get their house in...
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    I bought a no-date Sub from an AD just after I...

    I bought a no-date Sub from an AD just after I got out of the Q course. A few months later, I damaged it badly enough that it needed to go back to the factory, so the AD packed it up and shipped it....
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    They have an $800 million endowment. If they have...

    They have an $800 million endowment. If they have to sell a couple of buildings to pay the judgement, then sell them. If they fold, then they fold. Few tears will fall. Playing by big-boy rules means...
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    I agree bigly with this, but Id add the...

    I agree bigly with this, but Id add the question, And why? to most of them.


    Okie John
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    I honestly think we're seeing the death of the...

    I honestly think we're seeing the death of the Democrat party. In 2016 their message was "It's her turn" and now they have even less to say. The remora approach to the Obama media-technology complex...
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    I had a similar experience as a contractor and I...

    I had a similar experience as a contractor and I know many other contractors who tell the same tale. The ACA may help folks in poverty but if you're making a decent living in the gig economy (which I...
  14. Thread: My new M66-8

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    Where did you get that? It looks like they've...

    Where did you get that? It looks like they've been discontinued...


    Okie John
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    It's starting to get attention, but in my...

    It's starting to get attention, but in my experience, most people read books on leadership and management to get their subordinates to behave in a particular way, not to become more effective leaders...
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    Of course people from P-F watch reloading videos...

    Of course people from P-F watch reloading videos on YouTube in German.

    Of course.

    One of so many reasons why I love this place.


    Okie John
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    Godspeed, Countess. Okie John

    Godspeed, Countess.


    Okie John
  18. A 30-06 with a low-mounted 2.5-8 variable is a...

    A 30-06 with a low-mounted 2.5-8 variable is a versatile setup, but we can give better advice if we know what you plan to do with this rifle.

    The pre-64 Model 70 action is pretty long and the...
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    Just heard back from Mr. Lauck: "They run $95....

    Just heard back from Mr. Lauck: "They run $95. Includes the screws. Night inserts can be put in, but only after you mount sight and check the zero."

    Now you know what I know.


    Okie John
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    Turns out D&L makes a fixed sight that screws...

    Turns out D&L makes a fixed sight that screws into the frame of K-, L-, N-, and X-frame Smiths.

    I just emailed them about cost.


    Okie John
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    It's just one of those things you have to try to...

    It's just one of those things you have to try to understand. Before I got into semi-autos, I Mexican carried revolvers for years. To do that, you slip the revolver into your belt between the buckle...
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    Phrasing. Okie John

    Phrasing.


    Okie John
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    Are you a manager/leader/boss of any sort? I...

    Are you a manager/leader/boss of any sort?
    I lead the North American strategy and content cells of a startup based in Europe. 17 years of industry experience, five-ish of that leading or managing. ...
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    Look at K-rounds also. Okie John

    Look at K-rounds also.


    Okie John
  25. Yep. The perp claimed to hate the patriarchy but...

    Yep. The perp claimed to hate the patriarchy but victimized the men who would be the most helpful in changing it.

    A pox on all of their houses.


    Okie John
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