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    My local meat department is getting $32.95 a...

    My local meat department is getting $32.95 a pound for Filet and $29.95 for Skirt Steak, which is ridiculous. Ground chuck is $5.99 but had been as high as $7.99.
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    Glad I live on the water. Guess it's time to get...

    Glad I live on the water. Guess it's time to get the fishing tackle out.
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    When I had my garage built, I had them make it...

    When I had my garage built, I had them make it oversized with a dedicated Ham Shack as a separate room, a storage attic, since I am waterfront and could not have a basement and when they did it they...
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    My Prius has been a good car providing 50+ miles...

    My Prius has been a good car providing 50+ miles per gallon, plenty of room, acceptable pick up and low maintenance cost. I have 248,000 miles on it and other than some light bulbs, tires, brakes and...
  5. Thread: Amateur Radio

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    I have owned a number of 6 meter rigs going back...

    I have owned a number of 6 meter rigs going back to a Heathkit 6er, which was 2,5 watts out and AM only, then a Swan 250C, and ICOM 551D and now my ICOM HF rigs as wel as one HT covering 6, 2 and...
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    I have worked about 10 countries on 6meter...

    I have worked about 10 countries on 6meter Simplex, done Moon Bounce on VHF/UHF simplex, worked the Space Shuttle a number of times and worked just over 1,200 miles once on 220 FM Simplex. I like...
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    Find a local HAM Radio club and make some local...

    Find a local HAM Radio club and make some local friends that will for sure help you out.

    Bob WA2YDV
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    Set up your 6 meter and 10 meter receivers on the...

    Set up your 6 meter and 10 meter receivers on the Beacon Frequencies. CW is best followed by SSB, but FM can work. As soon as you hear a beacon get on. I have worked a lot oof DX on 6 and 10, just...
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    6m and 10m might make it using ground wave. You...

    6m and 10m might make it using ground wave. You would have to test higher frequencies (unless you can put a remote base on the ridge top, which I do in Sag Harbor as I am on the water at Sea level My...
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    LL is right. Right now there is as much gouging...

    LL is right. Right now there is as much gouging going on for reloading equipment and components as on ammo. Where are you located?

    Bob
  11. The Chinese did their normal copy cat thing and...

    The Chinese did their normal copy cat thing and came out with cheap radios, that many, including HAMs have bought. I have two, don't use either of them for anything but receive. Put them on the IFR...
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    I have and have read everyone of the Bosch books...

    I have and have read everyone of the Bosch books too and am not a big fan of the series. I have thousands of books and kind of like the idea that when I read them, I can see the characters the way I...
  13. Thread: Watch Repair

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    It was already 14 years old when I had this done...

    It was already 14 years old when I had this done for the first time and it was really not neccesary, but I thought a good cleaning would be in order.

    Bob
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    Cleaning and overhauling of my Breitling $620.

    Cleaning and overhauling of my Breitling $620.
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    I have at least a dozen HTs. I have ICOMs,...

    I have at least a dozen HTs. I have ICOMs, Kenwoods and Yasue's from 30 or 40 years ago. I do own a few of the Chinese knock offs, but they are not in the same league. Programing software and cable...
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    I am shooting at the Southampton Rifle and Pistol...

    I am shooting at the Southampton Rifle and Pistol Club. That is where the league shoots. I practice at Maidstone Gun Club at the East Hampton Airport.

    Bob
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    I do not have anything against Cruise, but I have...

    I do not have anything against Cruise, but I have all of the Jack Reachers books and read them all. Jack Reacher is 6'4" (If memory serves me) and 250 pounds. Steven Segal would have been a closer...
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    I just got another 1,050 pieces of once fired .32...

    I just got another 1,050 pieces of once fired .32 S&W Long Brass. My STAR Reloaders set for loading .32 WCs can really spit loaded rounds out.

    Bob
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    The lowest power I have on any of my 1,000 yard...

    The lowest power I have on any of my 1,000 yard guns is 8x32 but I prefer 12 x 42 and 15 x 55
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    I don't own any Rim Fire Only Scopes, so all my...

    I don't own any Rim Fire Only Scopes, so all my scopes could go on any one of my rifles. How they effect weight and balance, what ring heights are needed etc. are the real factors as well as what I...
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    One of the nice perks of living in Funroe was...

    One of the nice perks of living in Funroe was that the company I ran was part of a group which owned a really nice gun club. Got to use it without any dues or fees and any time I wanted.

    Bob
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    Bergeron - Where in WeezeeAna are you? I used to...

    Bergeron - Where in WeezeeAna are you? I used to live in Funroe
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    I also have a Model 41 that I like but use my...

    I also have a Model 41 that I like but use my High Standard Victor for RF. I have three Gold Cups .45, 9mm and .38 Super, and a Hammerli P240, Glock 34 Target and a Benelli MP3s.
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    I probably will never get that good at it, at my...

    I probably will never get that good at it, at my age, but I am having some fun and shooting some of the guns I rarely have shoot.

    Bob
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    I have a lot of handguns that I can use for...

    I have a lot of handguns that I can use for Bullseye. I decided to start out for Center Fire to use my S&W Model 52. Last night I shot it with open, iron sights, but I have a Red Dot and Mount to...
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