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  • worked in the maintenance field all my life, from rural middle west, live in Northwest Alaska (Kotzebue)
  • NW AK
  • Dad of 4, outdoors, puttering in the shop, leather working, gardening, subsistence activities.
  • maintenance worker, aircraft mechanic


  • Posted in thread: Cartridge Trivia on 05-27-2017 at 02:25 AM
    Here is another caseless cartridge . . . . . Well mostly caseless. :DWhat could it be?What
    weapon was it fired from?About what time frame?"925 mm AUPO semi-caseless" The AUPO round was

  • Posted in thread: New Swamp Cooler on 05-26-2017 at 04:46 PM
    26 May 2017Its still going to be some time before I need a cooler.Today is 33F and lightly
    sleet at times rain & other times snowing. :DThis weather sure plays hell with trying to plant
    a garden.

  • Posted in thread: It's not whether you need 12 cores but if you will pay for them on 05-26-2017 at 04:39 PM
    I still use a check book.And use technology where I can use it.A old radio show about
    technology running amok.

  • Posted in thread: Identify firearm help on 05-26-2017 at 08:25 AM
    Possibly rotating & croping the photo's ?

  • Posted in thread: Retro Thursday on 05-25-2017 at 11:20 PM
    Growing up us kids were told to Never use your thumbs when hand starting equipment, kick back
    would break them, and equipment without power steering You Never grasp the steering wheel using
    your thumb...

  • Posted in thread: Retro Thursday on 05-25-2017 at 11:03 PM
    Granny Rex used to have this old thing in the sitting room for ages.Same with the other old
    timers.From the days before REA.They sat and listened to tadio shows.The CBS Radio Mystery
    Theater (or CBSRM...

  • Posted in thread: Retro Thursday on 05-25-2017 at 06:56 PM
    You could take your tube down to the shop where they sold Tv's and appliances and have them
    check your tube on one of these.

  • Posted in thread: Houston Resident Shoots 3 Driveby Shooters, 2 Dead on 05-25-2017 at 06:01 PM
    I grew up rural, neighbor's were almost like extended family, most folks in the township were
    on good terms with one another, the only ones making trouble were outsiders and wildlife.If
    wildlife becam...

  • Posted in thread: Retro Thursday on 05-25-2017 at 05:25 PM
    Back at one time folks used to really worry about their apperance, darn your socks, never leave
    the house wearing shabby clothing looking like a slob.Comb your hair, cut your hair, Get a
    Job!The Barbe...

  • Posted in thread: Retro Thursday on 05-25-2017 at 05:13 PM
    Remember having a sweet spot to get good reception?