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Posted in thread: The tents are already back up in Seattle??? on 09-30-2016 at 01:35 AM
We have an RV. Haven't been able to travel much since 12.We have seen a lot of homeless
sleeping in cars, vans, trucks and old RVs, whole families.One nice fellow worked at GM. Lost
his job a few year...
Posted in thread: A little good news please on 09-30-2016 at 01:31 AM
Loved those C Rats. Got K ration one time WWII. The cinnamon muffin? was hard as an oak knot.
Chewed on that thing til my teeth hurt but it was good.I usually ate no breakfast, but lunch
from USO acro...
Posted in thread: snub nose Backup Gun questions on 09-29-2016 at 11:43 PM
A number of Leos around her carry Snub noses, including the S&W, as primary carry guns.Little
PPKs and various .45 small semi autos as secondary.Most have many years of experience and
practice.Just a ...
Posted in thread: Barrel burning swift. on 09-29-2016 at 07:41 PM
No reason fer frowning.I think I will pursue a .243, in an older Remington 700once i take are
of a few other things such as sending my 660 back to get a new trigger and ordering a new stock
and steel ...
Posted in thread: Barrel burning swift. on 09-28-2016 at 11:13 PM
The weak Swedish 96 Mausers did a lot of that with factory .30-06loads.A 98 Mauser and many
others are safe with a wide variety of stout loads. :)
Posted in thread: Barrel burning swift. on 09-28-2016 at 03:39 AM
What happened with the .243? It was supposed to sen a 70 grain bullet, not 45, down range at
Posted in thread: How were guns made in the 1800s? on 09-28-2016 at 01:51 AM
Manskers Station is in Virginia, south of the Ky line near where Ky, Tn and, Va an not far from
NC.The Gap is the Cumberland Gap.My atlas is in the coach but I believe it is Hwy 35, from
Posted in thread: How were guns made in the 1800s? on 09-26-2016 at 02:07 AM
At some point they started drilling them or some of them. I've only sen, personally a few old
muzzle loaders. I saw the rod and bit used to drill them. I can't imagine the technical
problems to overco...
Posted in thread: How were guns made in the 1800s? on 09-25-2016 at 05:38 PM
If you have an opportunity to go the Cumberland Gap, go further a bit to Manskers Station. It
was a wilderness fort. about tne miles from my Ancestors Fort, really a fortified house. They
have a gunsm...
Posted in thread: Barrel burning swift. on 09-25-2016 at 05:22 PM
Might as well just buy .22-250 then.Need a barrel maker here to talk about stainless, and
Chrome Moly, and steels too hard to hammer forge.Steelite is used in the big .50 autos
etc.Maybe a barrel make...