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by Blaine
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: President Trump Implores? NO THIRD PARTY
Replies: 11
Views: 127

Re: President Trump Implores? NO THIRD PARTY

If we have to try to function one dimensional, two party, universe, the only way to actually improve things is to work in the primaries instead of waiting until the ‘lesser of two evils’ comes up against the ‘greater of two evils’. We MUST get decent Republicans (i.e. ‘libertarian’ or conservative’...
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you get consistent throws from powder measure?
Replies: 32
Views: 342

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

......And, get a Chrony. And, read everything you can. Only fools don't read. Those Load Books might larn ya sumpin if you're not careful.
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: March, 2nd - A Special Day For Texans
Replies: 4
Views: 111

March, 2nd - A Special Day For Texans

Texas Independence Day is the celebration of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. With this document signed by 59 delegates, settlers in Mexican Texas officially declared independence from Mexico and created the Republic of Texas. (Now, declare independence from th...
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 236
Views: 1992

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Griff wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:51 pm
Nurse at the VA yesterday asked if I wanted the vaccine... I asked: "can you guarantee I won't get the virus?" Her: "no." I asked: "Can you guarantee that if I have it I can't pass it on to anyone else?" Her: "No." I passed.
I flipped a coin....So far, so good.
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Texas lifts Covid 19 Restrictions effective March 10.
Replies: 10
Views: 128

Re: Texas lifts Covid 19 Restrictions effective March 10.

Those masks, IMO, were silly.
On the other hand, slobs that let loose a cough or sneeze without covering should be abruptly educated.
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 236
Views: 1992

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Ever notice the back of a dollar bill?
It stands watch for the values that make America great.
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back To The Good Old Days? Are You Sure?
Replies: 12
Views: 262

Re: Back To The Good Old Days? Are You Sure?

Being a darn Yankee, what are a couple examples? I'm serious. The period following the Civil War was hard on Texas. One of the things we lost was the ability to be armed. An ordinary individual could not publicly carry a pistol in Texas unless he was a police officer or a licensed security guard on...
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press
Replies: 33
Views: 1405

Re: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press

I know, Right? I stupidly got a flu shot one year. It messed with me for months. Told wife I'd rather have the flu, it's over quicker. Speaking of which, now that i've been reinforcing my immune system, so far, no winter flu drama. first time i can remember getting this far without getting death de...
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press
Replies: 33
Views: 1405

Re: CoVid and Ivermectin...hot off the press

I used Ivermectin when I had CoVid. Considering where the message that they do not want you using it is coming from, it is probably much better than what Bill Gates is invested in. I still trust the old style vaccines with the broken up virus or bacteria that have the DNA or RNA removed. This new t...
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back To The Good Old Days? Are You Sure?
Replies: 12
Views: 262

Re: Back To The Good Old Days? Are You Sure?

In the current Legislative session in Texas, I am looking for more relaxed gun control. We are still undoing the carpet bagger laws!!!!!! Being a darn Yankee, what are a couple examples? I'm serious. Concealed or open carry of handguns for the main examples. After the Civil war, civilian carry of h...
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 236
Views: 1992

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

On top of the pass, west side, waiting for a fighter jet to fly thru the canyon.
You can see Death Valley, and the eastern mtns.
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unexpected DIY project from Filson
Replies: 16
Views: 330

Re: Unexpected DIY project from Filson

After I retired from the Army in '92, I got on with a land surveyor. I bought some Filson Tin coveralls, coat, and cap. Very disappointed. After a half day of slogging thru the brush, chopping line, in the rain, it would be soaked through. The cap band rotted out after a few months. A very expensive...
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back To The Good Old Days? Are You Sure?
Replies: 12
Views: 262

Re: Back To The Good Old Days? Are You Sure?

Griff wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:07 am
The "good ol' days" are today. Enjoy it while you can, no guarantees of any more!
YesSir...Absolutely a fact. (when you coming thru Tacoma again?)
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 2:29 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Happy (?) 28th Anniversary...???
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Happy (?) 28th Anniversary...???

piller wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:22 am
They actually think that they are the good guys. Delusions like that are usually cause for a stint in a rubber room.
I know, right? Egoists are dangerous. No exceptions. Self confidence is way different.
by Blaine
Tue Mar 02, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 236
Views: 1992

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

piller wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:23 am
Hey, I am diabetic. Got it from a reaction to ciprofloxacin.
Me, too. I guess some opinions come from some sort of brain fog.... :( Ticking time bomb, probably. :(
by Blaine
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back To The Good Old Days? Are You Sure?
Replies: 12
Views: 262

Re: Back To The Good Old Days? Are You Sure?

Scott Tschirhart wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:52 pm
In the current Legislative session in Texas, I am looking for more relaxed gun control. We are still undoing the carpet bagger laws!!!!!!
Being a darn Yankee, what are a couple examples? I'm serious.
by Blaine
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you get consistent throws from powder measure?
Replies: 32
Views: 342

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

With a little practice, Lee Dippers will throw as good as you need. Shooting over a Chrony proved it.
by Blaine
Mon Mar 01, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back To The Good Old Days? Are You Sure?
Replies: 12
Views: 262

Back To The Good Old Days? Are You Sure?

Lot's of cities in the Good Old Days had one thing in common. Strict Gun Control.


https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/ ... 180968013/
by Blaine
Mon Mar 01, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: President Trump Implores? NO THIRD PARTY
Replies: 11
Views: 127

Re: President Trump Implores? NO THIRD PARTY

. If the party doesn't represent me, it doesn't represent me. If whomever is in office is dic king up the country, there is no difference between a (D) and an (R). If whomever wants to be in office is a two-faced P. O. S, again, there is no difference between a (D) and an (R). The lesser of two evi...
by Blaine
Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Old Army price or value
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Re: Ruger Old Army price or value

I got a nice stainless, adj sights, marked Bicentennial ROA from Buds for about 500, but that was several years ago.
by Blaine
Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Death Valley
Replies: 34
Views: 467

Re: Death Valley

Old Savage wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:44 pm
Sunset over Telescope Mt. from Dante's View.
Your camera no doubt has a light meter. Take the reading on the ground, not the sun. 8)
by Blaine
Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: President Trump Implores? NO THIRD PARTY
Replies: 11
Views: 127

President Trump Implores? NO THIRD PARTY

https://redstate.com/stu-in-sd/2021/03/ ... ty-n334807

Every conservative-minded person needs to get behind the R Brand.
Pee on your "feelings" (you know what voting bloc relies on feelings, right? :evil: )
Get out and vote, and get behind the one nominated.
by Blaine
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's Almost Harley Weather
Replies: 10
Views: 174

Re: It's Almost Harley Weather

Marvin S wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:07 pm
My old 85 FXRS
Love those ghost flames.... :mrgreen:
by Blaine
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 236
Views: 1992

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Griff wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:15 pm
Sixgun wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:01 pm
What do you do if you come across a boulder in the middle of the road? Back out 7 miles?... :D
Hook up the winch to it and drag it back with you... :twisted: You DON'T leave it there for the next fellow! Nice work on the naval cannon carriage!
Well, not always... :lol:
by Blaine
Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can't Ask For Much More On A Cold Night
Replies: 18
Views: 532

Re: Can't Ask For Much More On A Cold Night

piller wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:37 pm
Odie has gotten big. I remember when you got him.
That was about 5 1/2 years ago... Great dog...Knows how to act in the house. Never pees on rugs, unlike some people I can think of. :lol:
by Blaine
Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Death Valley
Replies: 34
Views: 467

Re: Death Valley

3leggedturtle wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:54 pm
Blaine I already seen and been thru and around Susanville.
8) 8)
by Blaine
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Death Valley
Replies: 34
Views: 467

Re: Death Valley

The biggest problem you'll find in Death Valley is that it's still located in the hostile, 3rd World nation of Kalipornica... Thats a bummer, forgot it was. Thanks fir the reminder, i wont be going there. Stick to the east side of the mtns, head up 395, then bail out at Susanville....The only horri...
by Blaine
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can't Ask For Much More On A Cold Night
Replies: 18
Views: 532

Re: Can't Ask For Much More On A Cold Night

Just me, and Odie....sometimes a couple swigs of something in a bottle.
by Blaine
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Death Valley
Replies: 34
Views: 467

Re: Death Valley

I haven't been to the Grand Canyon either, YET! Spesking of scorpions and tarantulas, read about prospectors that would feed them so they wouldnt hide from them in shoes and ither stuff. Hoping to try that and see if its true. Motorcycle helmets... :shock: :shock: :shock: I didn't know I could brea...
by Blaine
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's Almost Harley Weather
Replies: 10
Views: 174

It's Almost Harley Weather

Let's see your pics....

(click on pic)
by Blaine
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's been an interesting full moon
Replies: 12
Views: 216

Re: It's been an interesting full moon

:( What a messed up year. :(
by Blaine
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what's your favorite radio show
Replies: 9
Views: 189

Re: what's your favorite radio show

For those that dislike music played after 1960....... kbrd.org streams the really old ones.
When I'm not listening to that, I play the local classical stations.
by Blaine
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Plated vs jacketed
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Re: Plated vs jacketed

If you can find "Berry Bullets" in stock. :idea:
by Blaine
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anti gun businesses
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: Anti gun businesses

Over the years I have found some anti-gun businesses, including a local bank, and I started to engage in business with them, only to “discover” at the last minute that they didn’t allow guns on the premises or had some other anti-gun stance, I which point I terminated the almost completed negotiati...
by Blaine
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unexpected DIY project from Filson
Replies: 16
Views: 330

Re: Unexpected DIY project from Filson

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:04 pm
I miss Rainier Ale. It took some getting used to at first, but then ... :lol:
After the first six, they taste great.
I liked the Blatz Cream Ale....very limited distribution in WI.....
by Blaine
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Remington 722 in 222
Replies: 13
Views: 245

Re: Old Remington 722 in 222

That's really cool!!! My dad gave me a Sako .222 when I was about 18 and it's still the one of the most accurate rifles I've ever owned. At 100 yds you can put those little 50 gr. bullets, one on top of the other. :D Blaine, The .222 Magnum was so similar to the .223 Rem that it has pretty well die...
by Blaine
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did you guys know that Vista Outdoor....
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Re: Did you guys know that Vista Outdoor....

Yeah, but that doesn't explain why there's a shortage of C&B caps!


If you know, go ahead on and share it.
by Blaine
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unexpected DIY project from Filson
Replies: 16
Views: 330

Re: Unexpected DIY project from Filson

I wear their stuff. Now I may need to build their stuff. Blaine, note that our young lady is drinking a Rainier! 8) https://www.filson.com/blog/how-to/diy-stock-tank-hot-tub/?rs_oid_rd=37306087111066&utm_source=ReSci-Promo+blast&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2021_02_27_Filson_Journal&nnl=1 I could ...
by Blaine
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I guess we shouldn't CCW any more.....I feel so....guilty...
Replies: 18
Views: 409

Re: I guess we shouldn't CCW any more.....I feel so....guilty...

Sounds as if the Police Chief and Ducks A... Would prefer that you participate in the crime. The Ducks A... In Dallas won't even prosecute property crimes less than $700 against businesses. You can walk in and steal a $15 to $20 item in Dallas County and national chain stores cannot do anything to ...
by Blaine
Fri Feb 26, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did you guys know that Vista Outdoor....
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Re: Did you guys know that Vista Outdoor....

Yep, public record for years... what I'd like to know is who're Vista Outdoors stockholders... Seek, and you shall find. :P https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/VSTO/holders/?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAHICGhTqAKnM6Wf127Maj7KOyYHDbSBJUmNfE2TVkO9ceiZ0...
by Blaine
Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Death Valley
Replies: 34
Views: 467

Re: Death Valley

The one time I drove thru it was EOM Sept....quite pleasant. There was snow in the high mtn east entrance to Yosemite...that was a little tricky to get thru.
by Blaine
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Remington 722 in 222
Replies: 13
Views: 245

Re: Old Remington 722 in 222

Wasn't there also a 222 Mag?
by Blaine
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did you guys know that Vista Outdoor....
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Re: Did you guys know that Vista Outdoor....

Yep, public record for years... what I'd like to know is who're Vista Outdoors stockholders... Seek, and you shall find. :P https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/VSTO/holders/?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAHICGhTqAKnM6Wf127Maj7KOyYHDbSBJUmNfE2TVkO9ceiZ0...
by Blaine
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Met another member today.
Replies: 24
Views: 512

Re: Met another member today.

Blaine, I only stayed one nite. Left early next morning, figured I didnt want either of us to ruin the great 1st impression we made on each other.! :mrgreen: You're welcome anytime....If you can manage a couple days, I'll scrap out a path to the second bedroom, and you can have a grand tour of what...
by Blaine
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Honor (re-post of an old piece I wrote years ago)
Replies: 4
Views: 136

Re: Honor (re-post of an old piece I wrote years ago)

And, yet.....Today honor is too often denigrated, and made fun of. Some let Satan feed on their soul, and then act accordingly. :(
by Blaine
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mohamet and the mountain......
Replies: 5
Views: 242

Re: Mohamet and the mountain......

On my childhood paper route, one place had two Siamese cats...They would hear me in the driveway, and guard the porch.
Yes, I was scared to knock on the door to collect the bill. :shock:
by Blaine
Fri Feb 26, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 236
Views: 1992

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Old Savage wrote:
Fri Feb 26, 2021 12:12 pm
Ah, well, you know how the desert is. Headed to Death Valley for the next few days.
Back when I was doing TDY to Ft Irwin, I noticed a fella could get 40 acres for pocket change...
Going into and out of Death Valley is wondrously beautiful.
by Blaine
Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chairman of the.......bored
Replies: 236
Views: 1992

Re: Chairman of the.......bored

Holy smokes! I take a day off and now Six likes Rossi's. :shock: What planet is this? Hard to believe, he likes Rossis better than I like Pyrodex... He won't buy one, I won't buy Pyrodex either... but if someone gave him a Rossi, he might keep it, sell it or give it away... whereas I won't do any o...