Random Thoughts Thread

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by Dillinger, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. Trez

    Trez Well-Known Member

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    Well I'm glad I horded most of my old cars - I really dont like anything I can afford anymore, so I'm forced to start fixing my old ones.... :p
     
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  2. boatme98

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    Hee hee, that's good you're young, when you start getting up there you just want something that's going to start when you turn the key. :D
     

  3. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member Admin Moderator Lifetime Supporter

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    I’ve learned my lesson. Yes, tendons, ligaments and muscles are getting stretched that have been contracted too long. But I over did it and now it’s painful to even put my foot on the ground. I’ll let it rest for a couple days then start out a bit slower.
     
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  4. Rifling82

    Rifling82 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Taking my beautiful daughter out to eat tonight!:D We’ll spend the whole time giving each other crap..... gonna be fun!
     
  5. boatme98

    boatme98 Well-Known Member

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    Everything went boffo. On the 2nd load in the dryer and no sparks or fire. The only problem is the dryer is so big, I can't close the closet door. I can live with that. I've got a washer and dryer for the cost of 2 hoses and a vent kit!
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    Missed by that much, chief.
     
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  6. SRK97

    SRK97 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Wild Turkey marinated deer jerky 20200215_182451.jpeg
     
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  7. microadventure

    microadventure Well-Known Member

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    back in the '80s, if you drove a Trans Am in primer, you were waving the "buy meth here" flag. maybe it's just where I lived, but it seems like a guys hair went full auto mullet if they got a Trans Am.
     
  8. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator Lifetime Supporter

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    Should try that jerky recipe with turkey. Wild Turkey Turkey. If you get lucky next hunting season you could even have Wild Turkey wild turkey jerky

    I have some Jamaican Jerk seasoning I was going to use mixed with some Wild Turkey on a batch, so that I could have Wild Turkey wild turkey Jerk Jerky...…...:rolleyes:
     
  9. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member Admin Moderator Lifetime Supporter

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    I want some.
    Are you drinking tonight?
     
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  10. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator Lifetime Supporter

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  11. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member Admin Moderator Lifetime Supporter

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    Of course.
     
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  12. F4U

    F4U Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Do we have the same daughter?:D:D Sounds like mine. Smart as hell and not gonna cut me any slack! Manages to teach me stuff I didn't know that I didn't know almost every weekend.:eek::eek:
     
  13. boatme98

    boatme98 Well-Known Member

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    You gotta try
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  14. SRK97

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    So maybe someone may have fallen asleep last night without turning the dehydrator off... it's still good though, should last 10 years
     
  15. schnuffleupagus

    schnuffleupagus Well-Known Member

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    In the '80s it was called "crank" not Meth'
     
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  17. Rex in OTZ

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    The 1873 Springfield rifle.
    Custer’s ill-fated June 1876 excursion into the Black Hills brought the various flaws of the Springfield Trapdoor to light.
    The problem, however, lay not with the rifle itself but with the ammunition. The Army had yet to switch over to brass cartridges and still relied on copper. Firing the rifle created heat that caused the copper cartridges to expand, making the spent cartridge difficult to extract from the breech. One method to remove it was to pry it out with a knife. The M1873 field manual instructed soldiers to push the cartridge out with a cleaning rod, but this presented a problem since the M1873 carbine was not equipped with a cleaning rod. Trooper William C. Slaper of Company M, 7th Cavalry (part of Reno’s column at Little Big Horn), noted that during combat he would fix a jam, pass the loaded rifle to a soldier on the firing line, and then fix another.

    In 1877, the Ordnance Department began researching European small arms and found that brass cartridges were much easier to load and retained their form after discharge. Additionally, solid point cartridges could be reloaded with an external primer (this task became a form of extra duty punishment on the frontier). In 1882, the Ordnance Department switched over to centerfire cartridges. However, it was not until 1888 that the Army finally made the transition to brass shells.
    10 years after Little Big Horn fight that the Army went from Copper to Brass.

    https://armyhistory.org/the-springfield-model-1873-rifle/
     
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  18. donthav1

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    Last night i saw a commercial for the movie "The Hunt," it's coming to theaters in march. So prepare for Hannity, Beck, Limbaugh, etc. to tell you that you should be offended all over again.
     
  19. ellis36

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    I dodged a bullet!

    This 40 foot Bradford Pear tree had my electric line tangled up on one side and the other side leaned toward my metal patio roof. I decided to have it removed. This is what it looked like inside!

    Don't ever plant one of these crappy trees!

    ellis

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