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  1. Thread: Airplanes

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    Kermit Weeks 3 part video of him picking up his...

    Kermit Weeks 3 part video of him picking up his Waco in AZ and flying it home to Fl.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrX-r2psuJI
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAsppZKBlG8...
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    Just a quick update, It was close to 80...

    Just a quick update,

    It was close to 80 degrees in Austin today, I changed the oil in the big generator today, and ran it for another 5 min. All power cords, USB chargers and other things have...
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    City power was restored at 5:15 pm Tues. That...

    City power was restored at 5:15 pm Tues. That makes about 38 hours of constantly running the generator to keep my house going and I ran some cords both side neighbors. The houses across the street...
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    Power has been out since 2 am. Ive been up since...

    Power has been out since 2 am. Ive been up since 2:30. Genset is running my gas heater, some lights and the computer, .Also have 3 drop lights and styrofoam boxes to keep the outside faucets from...
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    Sunday's weather forecast was low clouds, rain...

    Sunday's weather forecast was low clouds, rain and mist. The steel challenge match at the Austin Rifle Club was canceled.

    What a perfect afternoon to go to the range!!!!!! There was one other guy...
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    Bumping this old thread, after attending the...

    Bumping this old thread, after attending the "Original Ft Worth Gun Show" and not buying ANYTHING, me and my buddy stopped by House of Blades and I picked up an Opinel #10. I used to keep one in my...
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    Got a little snow in Central Texas today. New...

    Got a little snow in Central Texas today.

    New Sweden Lutheran Church where my great Grandfather and my Father both preached (not at the same time).

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    Mine finally came in a few days ago and today I...

    Mine finally came in a few days ago and today I had time to evaluate it.

    There is no way that I can use this as a carry, practice and competition holster. For a lefty, the bulbous protrusion that...
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    I got an email from Safariland that mine shipped...

    I got an email from Safariland that mine shipped on the 4th. That makes about 3.5 months since it was ordered Sept 19. From the email, "Most orders arrive within 4-8 business days. However, in rare...
  10. Thread: Lever Guns

    by gringop
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    I'm not quite sure re. your question. If it...

    I'm not quite sure re. your question. If it pertains to the inserts for the globe front sight, the only one that I have used is the one with a thin post with a small ball on it. I presume the ones...
  11. Thread: Lever Guns

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    This is what i found in my notes. Rear:...

    This is what i found in my notes.

    Rear:
    Williams
    9685 FP-GR-TK W/TARGET KNOBS
    962-201-606WB
    Rifle Adj Foolproof FP-GR-TK Grooved Receiver Black
    Mfr Part: 9685
    $76.99
  12. Thread: Lever Guns

    by gringop
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    From my sample of Henry's that I have shot, 22,...

    From my sample of Henry's that I have shot, 22, 22 mag and 357, they are much smoother in action and have better fit and finish than the Marlin's, Winchester, Rossi and Mossberg lever actions. This...
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    On my last range outing (gunsmoke therapy) with...

    On my last range outing (gunsmoke therapy) with my brother, I discovered that my 45-70 405 grain "hunting load" was hitting no where near my light Trapdoor 300 grain "chock full of Trailboss" fun...
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    I ordered my 637 LEFT HAND on Sept 19. I've...

    I ordered my 637 LEFT HAND on Sept 19. I've called Safariland 2 times on it, the second call being last week.

    The nice lady could not give me specific date but said not to expect it for at least...
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    I bought 2 pairs of Peltor Sport Ultimate Hearing...

    I bought 2 pairs of Peltor Sport Ultimate Hearing Protectors to replace my 20 year old Peltor Ultimate 10s. They mainly get used when I'm running gas yard equipment, or as loaners to others when...
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    I don't do "likes' but I want to say thank you...

    I don't do "likes' but I want to say thank you very much for expressing this thought so clearly and succinctly.

    These people aren't heroes, they are pretty much dancing monkeys. There is lot of...
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    The Osker ones are $10 cheaper and you can get...

    The Osker ones are $10 cheaper and you can get blue color.
    ...
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    I cleaned the heck out of the Ruger #1 7mm mag...

    I cleaned the heck out of the Ruger #1 7mm mag and the BCM AR and took them out to the range again today. I did not see any improvement on the Ruger, still getting 3-4" groups even after changing my...
  19. Thread: Seiko SNN233

    by gringop
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    GONE! In please. Thanks, Gringop

    In please.

    Thanks, Gringop
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    I've got some Hornady 75 gr BTHP Match from the...

    I've got some Hornady 75 gr BTHP Match from the great "make some 223 subsonic rounds for the suppressor" experiment. I'll try some of those.

    Gringop
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    I got a half day off from work so it was time to...

    I got a half day off from work so it was time to hit the range with my old Ruger #1 7mm mag and the BCM AR with the YHM Turbo.

    My takeaway is that I need a lot more practice shooting for accuracy...
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    Poll: The soulless access card readers, myself and...

    The soulless access card readers, myself and everyone else in the video conferences I have to attend. Although it may be fun to experiment with backgrounds on the video software just for kicks. I'll...
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    Poll: IT networking admin. I had been WFH 95% for the...

    IT networking admin. I had been WFH 95% for the last 2 years with the go ahead to make it 100% until in Jan our glorious leadership decided WFH is bad and everyone had to start coming into the...
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    Subsonic 223, my progressing possible failboat project.

    Got out to the range again today. Tested out a truly subsonic 75 gr load and my established 55 gr load with no filler in it to keep the powder against the primer.

    4.5gr Trail Boss with a 75gr...
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    I've got 2 of the Ruger 25 rounders and they run...

    I've got 2 of the Ruger 25 rounders and they run all day loaded to 25 with Mini Mags.

    With Armscor ammo, they will run all day loaded to 15 rounds or less. When loaded to 25 rounds they have a lot...
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