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  • Separated. Grandpa (x4). Scouter (son made Eagle, starting to work with grandson). Engineer 30 years w/ same company since college (i.e. endangered species!)
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  • Posted in thread: Law signed to send 1911s to CMP on 11-26-2015 at 07:32 PM
    Sigh... Guess that means all the 1911s will be sold as collector pieces. Ah well.

  • Posted in thread: Joke Forum? on 11-26-2015 at 06:56 PM
    Gee, I guess we know why he didn't pardon the ham that some people use instead of turkey! ;) :D

  • Posted in thread: Law signed to send 1911s to CMP on 11-26-2015 at 06:49 PM
    Indy, The OP provided a link where you can get to the actual text of the Senate Bill as passed
    and signed by Obama. Section 1087 of that code says that there will be an opportunity for 1
    year to buy u...

  • Posted in thread: Law signed to send 1911s to CMP on 11-26-2015 at 05:35 PM
    How do we go about trying to get one of these guns? I'd love to rescue one!

  • Posted in thread: what was everyones first gun? on 11-26-2015 at 05:31 PM
    My first gun was XDm 9mm 3.8" Compact bought not that long ago. First long gun was a Weatherby
    SA-08 20ga. First (only) revolver was S&W 686 in 357mag/38spl.

  • Posted in thread: Article: AR compared to Shotgun for Home Defense on 11-26-2015 at 05:00 PM
    I tried looking up shotgun shot size. The chart I found showed buckshot up to 000 (0.36"). My
    guess is 0000 would be about the size of a .357 round. But fired from a shotgun, I think the
    velocity is a...

  • Posted in thread: go'ing to bed on 11-26-2015 at 04:22 PM
    I had a bad day. I went to bed VERY early and now I'm wide awake. I may make a midnight run to
    WalMart for dog food. I won't be go'ing to bed for a while now.Hey Deg! I think she's get'ing
    the hang of...

  • Posted in thread: Happy Thanksgiving on 11-26-2015 at 04:16 PM
    Happy Thanksgiving!I am thankful that I met Winds, became her friend, her fiancÚ and soon, her
    husband.I am thankful that my kids still love me and come to visit and cook on Thanksgiving.I
    am thankful...

  • Posted in thread: 7th FTF Shotgun Shoot & Hoot, Vanzant, Mo. APR 8-9-10, 2016 on 11-26-2015 at 02:40 PM
    Yeah? So what's up with those targets rolling across the ground??? :D

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March 10, 2015  •  12:23 PM
Welcome, Balota, as the newest Mod !!!

Hopefully you will be better (logical, fair, honest) than the old mod's are.
March 11, 2015  •  07:47 AM
@Shoobee I do try to be logical, fair and honest. In my experience, the other mods do too. Sometimes actions that do not seem logical or fair from one point of view can seem more so from another.