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Old 10-01-2011, 09:02 PM   #7361
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Got 5 stitches that way in high school; i aimed for the last knuckle. Finished the trophy order up before going to the hospital.
I have a cool scar from when I was working at walmart... they took away our sawzall because it "wasn't safe" so instead we had to use a "camp saw" which was a back saw that was two feet long and had a narrow ass flimsy blade... well I was cutting a christmas tree stump, caught a knot, and it bounced along about three inches and found my left index finger halfway between the palm and knuckle uno. Finished cutting their tree, netted it, and loaded it to the car, then went to arts and crafts for rubbing alcohol and a bandaid.
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Ever wonder where those crazy Los Zetas in mexigo learned to be so effective/deadly?

Yup, we paid for some of that. US-trained cartel terrorises Mexico - Features - Al Jazeera English

I am reminded of that bit from "Good Will Hunting" where duder tells the NSA about potential unitended consequences (north atlantic skrod with quaker state).
When the people of Afganistan were fighting the Russians who had their nose in some one elses bidness. Seems we just never learn from our MISTAKES........
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I don't see anything odd at all about it!

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Alabama company turns gun lovers' ashes into ammunition
Fri, Sep 30 16:55 PM EDT

By Kelli Dugan

MOBILE, Ala (Reuters) - There's something to be said for going out with a bang.

Two Alabama game wardens have devised a smoking send-off for avid hunters and gun enthusiasts: For a small fee, the pair will turn cremated ashes into ammunition that the deceased's loved ones can fire at will.

Holy Smoke LLC has serviced only two clients since launching in July, but founders Thad Holmes and Clem Parnell said they have seen an uptick in prearrangements thanks to word-of-mouth and a recent flurry of international press.

"It's about celebrating life," Holmes, a 16-year state conservation officer, said on Friday. "We know how strange it sounds to people who aren't comfortable around guns, but for those who are, it's not weird at all."

Four years in the making, Holy Smoke was born during a late-night stakeout to thwart illegal hunting. Parnell had recently lost a family member, and the conversation shifted to their own reservations about traditional methods for disposing of the departed.

Parnell and Holmes dreamed up a company that would fill shotgun shells and rifle or pistol cartridges with ashes, allowing gun enthusiasts to spend eternity the way they lived their lives.

"People take ashes and spread them across lakes or forests or throw them in rivers, and nobody thinks twice about that. This is no different," said Holmes, who noted that a pound of ash fills about 250 shotgun shells.

Costs start at $850. In addition to handling the ashes of one client each from Kentucky and Florida so far, the Stockton, Alabama, company has received inquiries from members of law enforcement, fire departments and the military who wish to have their service honored in that way when the time comes.

Other clients have requested the service be carried out for their pets, particularly bird dogs who have remained faithful companions throughout the years, Holmes said.

Joyce Harrison of Spanish Fort, Alabama, said she understood why some people might recoil at the concept. But she wishes the option had been available seven years ago when her husband of 42 years died of cancer.

"Toward the end he wasn't able to spend as much time hunting as he liked, but he took off any time he felt strong enough to get through, and he always came home so relaxed and at peace with everything," Harrison said. "This would have been perfect for him."

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Got 5 stitches that way in high school; i aimed for the last knuckle. Finished the trophy order up before going to the hospital.
My first thought was oh sh!t I just cleaned this dash I'm going to get blood all over it. So I moved my hand out away from the dash and finished cleaning the windshield then looked the floor and there was a puddle of blood on the floor. That's about when I decided I may have done some damage. So I grabbed a styrofoam cup I had laying around and put my thumb in that, cleaned the dash and cleaned up the puddle of blood on the floor and by the time I got to where the first aid kit was I had a cup that was almost full of blood...
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I think I'm going to put a fiber optics front sight on my GP100. Bear had one and I really like it. He even showed me how to switch out the front sight and I'm pretty sure I could do it in 5 minutes or less. Unlike the last time I tried to replace something on one of my guns.

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I have one on my Trojan (1911) and really like it!!

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I just went bungee jumping at the fair, I'm not gonna lie, looking at the ground as I kick the chord to the front and I thought I was gonna chicken out, and a second later I'm the happiest man alive haha

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I just went bungee jumping at the fair, I'm not gonna lie, looking at the ground as I kick the chord to the front and I thought I was gonna chicken out, and a second later I'm the happiest man alive haha
I'm terrified of heights so when I go rock climbing I make sure I take a very long, protected fall at least once a year.
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Haha I can't wait to go again somewhere cooler and higher(this was only 130 feet)

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