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by Ray
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A lazy day.....
Replies: 1
Views: 113

A lazy day.....

It was a day for complexes. By that I mean delusional complexes.....time when a fellow thinks that he is some famous character from history past. Alphonse Alexander, the aged negro midwestern mobster, sitting in the back of the limousine, thought he was the actual "bad leroy brown" of the then popul...
by Ray
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Pathogenic Allergen.....
Replies: 5
Views: 282

Re: A Pathogenic Allergen.....

You don’t hear THAT surgical term very often outside a medical facility... :shock: Several times a year some insecure woman will come to the office to inquire about that surgery. Very RARELY is there a ‘problem’ I agree to ‘fix’, but for the unscrupulous physician willing to take advantage of femal...
by Ray
Sun Apr 18, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ammo component availability
Replies: 3
Views: 133

Re: Ammo component availability

"Well, Midway USA has an impressive number of bullets and empty brass and other things, even including 44 Special brass (limit one bag of 100)." I checked for these within minutes of you posting. Now out of stock ! https://www.midwayusa.com/reloading-brass/br?cid=670&targetLocation=%2F_%2FN-670%2B42...
by Ray
Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ammo component availability
Replies: 3
Views: 133

Re: Ammo component availability

Yes you have to stay on your toes to order anything. It does no good to share info with the board as everything you find seems to sell-out in minutes, even things placed in cart will go before you can log-in and complete the c.c. transaction. The reloading section of the ammoseek search engine is us...
by Ray
Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gimmicky bullets.....
Replies: 6
Views: 221

Gimmicky bullets.....

You know, those sometimes plastic sometimes copper alloy phillips screwdriver bit bullets..... Lehigh has got the manufacturing technique streamlined and they are now competitive with sierra conventional bullet prices..... https://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/product/productId/85427 Velocity range: ...
by Ray
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB 8x58r Danish dies
Replies: 4
Views: 85

Re: WTB 8x58r Danish dies

by Ray
Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Greetings, from a fellow Asian, Black, Woman, Slu...
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: Greetings, from a fellow Asian, Black, Woman, Slu...

Funny how THIS forum is moderated....my slightly off color comment about Heels Up Harris was deleted.... :roll: :roll: Not too hard to guess who did it. I find it interesting that the "heels-up harris" theme is said to be not as recent as the current memes but dates back to 1990 and the infamous wi...
by Ray
Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Greetings, from a fellow Asian, Black, Woman, Slu...
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: Greetings, from a fellow Asian, Black, Woman, Slu...

Beyond the obvious lack of respectful detente what else is wrong with that picture ? Why, the presence of kommie kamala of course. She should be attending her duties at her office at the observatory. Historically the p. and v.p. were, for the most part supposed to be purposely kept separate. This in...
by Ray
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Haint.....
Replies: 2
Views: 217

The Haint.....

I remember well those cold and rainy winter afternoons, dark and dreary at the city barn. Roscoe, the utility dept. superintendent endeavored to give us menial tasks for the sake of principles but the iron in our blood always seemed to turn to lead and settle in our a**es with much sitting about and...
by Ray
Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Pathogenic Allergen.....
Replies: 5
Views: 282

A Pathogenic Allergen.....

I recently wrote of the most annoying fellow to ever walk this orb of blue and green and brown..... https://www.levergunscommunity.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=80007 Here is a tale of the second most annoying human being..... They called him booger. That's really what they called him. He had a tendency t...
by Ray
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting Ready to Mess With the 480 Achilles Some More
Replies: 17
Views: 287

Re: Getting Ready to Mess With the 480 Achilles Some More

Fir a second I thought it was a dish of Okra. Dadgum you are right! I don't care for Okra unless it's fried. stuff. Gonna have to quit powder coating I guess. :lol: In 1944 when my grandpa was in le havre he tried a raw oyster for the first time. A fellow g.i. saw him shudder in disgust and asked h...
by Ray
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blaine, Federal Punch 22
Replies: 10
Views: 259

Re: Blaine, Federal Punch 22

I will never argue that .22 is a decent SD weapon, but, if it's all you have (that was me at one time in the very broke past) you empty the shooter into the goblin. That would have been 8 stinger hits with my S&W 317 AirLite. It certainly would have adjusted the attitude of the bad guy. (I didn't k...
by Ray
Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blaine, Federal Punch 22
Replies: 10
Views: 259

Re: Blaine, Federal Punch 22

I will never argue that .22 is a decent SD weapon, but, if it's all you have (that was me at one time in the very broke past) you empty the shooter into the goblin. That would have been 8 stinger hits with my S&W 317 AirLite. It certainly would have adjusted the attitude of the bad guy. (I didn't k...
by Ray
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: No fraud here....move along...nothing to see....
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: No fraud here....move along...nothing to see....

I don't know why anybody is surprised. When Covid shut down the country, and the socialists started sending out tens of millions of unrequested mail-in ballots I personally knew the outcome of the election. Dozens and dozens of places recorded more votes than they had registered voters. Voting mach...
by Ray
Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Prince Phillip.
Replies: 24
Views: 486

Re: RIP Prince Phillip.

It is said that when he heard that the name had been changed to windsor, circa 1917, wilhelm II wrote to his cousin george v and said that first chance he got, he was going to see the stage play "the merry wives of saxe-coburg-gotha"
by Ray
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TONKIN GULF YACHT CLUB
Replies: 19
Views: 579

Re: TONKIN GULF YACHT CLUB

At the time I left the grey floaty thing in the Tonkin Gulf to do my shore duty over on the beach at Danang I was ET-2 (electronics technician 2nd class (E5)). Fixed radars. Small world. My son was an ET-2 on the normandy (4 1/2 years) and did a north atlantic, med. and I.O./persian gulf.....radars...
by Ray
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sea Stories.....
Replies: 9
Views: 315

Re: Sea Stories.....

Great story re. wee boat vs. an Iowa class..... "Hah! I may have eaten some of that labbit. Did he have a branch restaurant in Olongapo?" I was always told by old salt westpac sailors that if in zambales just outside any of the subic bay n.s. gates and you thought that you were eating a tasty grille...
by Ray
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sea Stories.....
Replies: 9
Views: 315

Re: Sea Stories.....

Warning, a long one..... Affectionately and irreverently referred to as the "silly willy", she was thought to be a prison hulk of sorts.....The end of the line.....Punishment for some unknown offense way back when you were a recruit or apprentice.....And she carried more master chiefs (E-9s) per com...
by Ray
Sat Apr 10, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting Ready to Mess With the 480 Achilles Some More
Replies: 17
Views: 287

Re: Getting Ready to Mess With the 480 Achilles Some More

When mayberry's asa breeney's bullets were green, deputy fife made him polish them back blue with tinfoil.
by Ray
Sat Apr 10, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Prince Phillip.
Replies: 24
Views: 486

Re: RIP Prince Phillip.

I hope you all understand that philip and son charles both embraced genocidal mass depopulation in the name of environmentalism. They both thought that sustainability means getting the numbers (including you and your's) down to a manageable half-billion. To them, we're just peasant knaves breathing ...
by Ray
Sat Apr 10, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sea Stories.....
Replies: 9
Views: 315

Sea Stories.....

https://www.levergunscommunity.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=80022 This post got me wanting to hear of some good adventures of years gone by. How about some nautical tales ? Here's one.....circa spring 1987..... I remember, in puerto mahon, two of them (aviation types) heroically rescued a drunken ensign ...
by Ray
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TONKIN GULF YACHT CLUB
Replies: 19
Views: 579

Re: TONKIN GULF YACHT CLUB

Had to look-up that AT.....We had some "A"s on-board with the SH-2 wing but I never had any interaction even though I was port-side a.f.f.f nozzleman on the crash team.....
by Ray
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Killing scarecrows......
Replies: 2
Views: 234

Killing scarecrows......

Can you endure the whole 16 minutes ? https://www.thereloadersnetwork.com/2020/11/23/kaido-universal-percussion-revolver-bullets-220-240-and-255-grain-bullets-part-1/?channel=leverguns-50-110-wcf And bolsas de agua..... https://www.thereloadersnetwork.com/2019/11/17/part-two-1847-walker-with-220-gra...
by Ray
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old school self defense
Replies: 21
Views: 618

Re: Old school self defense

Those stubby percussion revolvers make a lot of boom but they only chronograph to daisy red ryder velocities......just a much fatter b.b. ! One utube tester had to use ffff swiss to get 485 fps. 30 gr. of fff goex only averaged 350 fps.... I doubt that you'll find any volunteers to hold the target f...
by Ray
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TONKIN GULF YACHT CLUB
Replies: 19
Views: 579

Re: TONKIN GULF YACHT CLUB

Gentlemen, please state your enlisted rating. E-whatever is a pay grade. I used to swear at the telly when that persian looking j.a.g. marine chica used to say "petty officer this or petty officer that" instead of yeoman or personnelman.... https://tv-fanatic-res.cloudinary.com/iu/s--ZkMINuMN--/t_fu...
by Ray
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Test run...... IT WORKED! 45/110 in Gel
Replies: 12
Views: 380

Re: Test run...... IT WORKED! 45/110 in Gel

Even the humble luger round will do that.....

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ExkzS2iCebw

And blow smoke rings out of the entrance.....
by Ray
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old school self defense
Replies: 21
Views: 618

Re: Old school self defense

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:23 am
Grizz,

Its cheaper for us to let him do this for us. :D

This guy even shoots in the snow!!! [Though I wonder if the temperature of the water (assuming it is not frozen) has any effect on bullet penetration?].
Mr. T, check your p.m.'s
by Ray
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TONKIN GULF YACHT CLUB
Replies: 19
Views: 579

Re: TONKIN GULF YACHT CLUB

GunnyMack wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:37 pm
If I read your post, do I infer you are the LAST surviving crew member? My thanks to you and your crew mates for your service and my condolences as well.
The presence of a question mark infers o.p. hoping he is not the last......
by Ray
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .300 whisper.....
Replies: 18
Views: 449

Re: .300 whisper.....

"Re: .300 whisper..... Post by 1894cfan » Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:37 pm My favorite blk load is Sierra 110jhp over 19gr H110. That 'ought' to get the job done!" I have several boxes of that 110 gr Sierra on the way. If your referring to Sierra #2110, I like that bullet but it is quite frangible and it is...
by Ray
Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1987.....
Replies: 6
Views: 367

1987.....

While I was standing watch in the Mediterranean these good old boys were having fun......

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pC_C_zB5SRg

Perhaps the Rev. Taylor is in there somewhere.....

Me 34+ years ago.....
IMG_20210408_232231_kindlephoto-588632104.jpg
by Ray
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .300 whisper.....
Replies: 18
Views: 449

Re: .300 whisper.....

Over on frontier sixshooter...... by Jared, Friday, May 12, 2017, 09:21 (1425 days ago) I know it will kill but I have never been impressed with a .223 on animals. Last year I shot 3 or 4 hogs in the front yard using a 60gr partition. Every single one of them made it to the brush 10-65 yards away. S...
by Ray
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .300 whisper.....
Replies: 18
Views: 449

.300 whisper.....

The subject title is a salute to mister jones of ssk who actually invented it but for debate let's revert to the current .300 blk. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/.300_AAC_Blackout What is the board's consensus ? I use the same charge of 2400 under 85 to 150 gr. bullets out of an old contender and a...
by Ray
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pretty Nice Design - SIG Rattler
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Re: Pretty Nice Design - SIG Rattler

The subject of .300 blk. begs its own post for debate.
by Ray
Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Fetish
Replies: 2
Views: 244

The Fetish

It had been a busy morning on the fork lift and I was really feeling it as I had missed both the 0830 break and lunch as well. So when there was a lull in the semi-trailers to unload I swung by the break-room and grabbed something out of a geedunk vending machine to replenish blood sugar. There I wa...
by Ray
Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is interesting.....
Replies: 4
Views: 382

Re: This is interesting.....

Site with outdoor articles dating from 1999.....

https://www.hwsportsman.net/Articles.html
by Ray
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Way back.....
Replies: 0
Views: 167

Way back.....

For fans of both percussion revolvers and Mister Taffin.....


http://sixguns.com/range/cap_n_ball1.htm


http://sixguns.com/range/CBSIXGUNS2.htm
by Ray
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nitroglycerin
Replies: 12
Views: 426

Re: Nitroglycerin

In the days before artificial insemination were so prevalent, one rancher asks another, "you remember that white-face bull that I paid so much for ? Well he has seemed to lost his go-get-em." The other rancher responds, "I've got a feed supplement that'll fix him right-up !" The first rancher, doubt...
by Ray
Sat Apr 03, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3 string cigar box guitars
Replies: 69
Views: 3913

Re: 3 string cigar box guitars

Anticipating tomorrow morning.....

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vFtUUQCux1s

I even tried to sing it once.....

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ykzaQdONsEc
by Ray
Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apropos to today.....
Replies: 2
Views: 210

Apropos to today.....

Calvary Verse 1 There's a hill lone and grey In a land far away, In a country beyond the blue sea; Where beneath that fair sky, Went a man forth to die, For the world and for you and for me. Behold, faint on the road,' Neath the world's heavy load, Comes a thorn-crowned man on the way; With a cross,...
by Ray
Fri Apr 02, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Bersa-itus Cat
Replies: 62
Views: 999

Re: The Bersa-itus Cat

And later..... "MY BERSA HAS 20K ROUNDS THROUGH IT AND WILL PICK-OFF BLACKBIRDS AT 35 YARDS ALL DAY LONG." The "not one malfunction" in the above post might have been a prevarication but the round count was not. He actually counted, or at least attempted to count and document the fired round numbers...
by Ray
Fri Apr 02, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Bersa-itus Cat
Replies: 62
Views: 999

Re: The Bersa-itus Cat

Mister Murbach once wrote.....

"My favorite little .22 auto is a Bersa with 17,000 rounds through it and not one malfunction."

https://www.forum.paulmoreland.com/terry-murbach/
by Ray
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is interesting.....
Replies: 4
Views: 382

This is interesting.....

Nothing novel to most of us but well written.....

https://www.ballisticstudies.com/Knowle ... agnum.html
by Ray
Tue Mar 30, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Vaya con DIOS.....
Replies: 5
Views: 212

Re: Vaya con DIOS.....

AJMD429 wrote:
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:32 pm
The book 'Will' is seriously one of the top-100 books I'd recommend (I like lots of books).
Just ordered that one plus four other (liddy) used books from thriftbooks.... Thanks for the recommendation.....
by Ray
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Vaya con DIOS.....
Replies: 5
Views: 212

Re: Vaya con DIOS.....

I liked his Radio Show, and his book ‘Will’ (the part where he kills and eats a rat in front of the other rats is awesome), and the braggadocio I’ve borrowed from him a time or two about being a ‘Cunning Linguist’... :o Yes there are several unintended doble entendres if you talk too fast or have a...
by Ray
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 associates.....
Replies: 24
Views: 794

Re: .32 associates.....

In the process of searching for .32 themed articles, blogs and videos etc. I found this place.... https://revolverguy.com and here is an experiment on the controversial practice of firing .32 a.c.p./7.65×17mm browning in longer chambers..... https://www.luckygunner.com/lounge/can-you-fire-32-acp-in-...
by Ray
Tue Mar 30, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Vaya con DIOS.....
Replies: 5
Views: 212

Vaya con DIOS.....

To a pol with both a selfless sense of duty and a sense of humour. Back in the day he entertained through the truck radio and helped those miles roll by.....

George Gordon Battle Liddy (November 30, 1930 — March 30, 2021)
by Ray
Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 associates.....
Replies: 24
Views: 794

Re: .32 associates.....

A while back, I was goofing about and minding my own business when, out of the blue, an old acquaintance called to "how do you do?" after some three decades of apathetic silence. Now this fellow almost always would "one-up" or out-do you no matter what the subject. So when he asked me what handgun I...
by Ray
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you get consistent throws from powder measure?
Replies: 65
Views: 1549

Re: How do you get consistent throws from powder measure?

" I am still getting 5.8, 5.9, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, but 5.9 and 6.0 mostly. " This is as good as can be expected from volumectrically measuring that size/shape of flake/granule/kernel..... Individual kernels vary somewhat in both size, shape and density so, by the laws of science, any two throws that weig...
by Ray
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Stupid snowflake crybabies - part II
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Stupid snowflake crybabies - part II

The governor of arkansas was scheduled to be the key-note speaker. There was a set of elderly spinster identical twin sisters in the audience. Applause erupted when the future 42nd p.o.t.us. appeared from back stage. Myrtle says to Gertrude, "what are you doing just sitting there ? Get up its bill c...
by Ray
Mon Mar 29, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 associates.....
Replies: 24
Views: 794

Re: .32 associates.....