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by KWK
Tue Nov 30, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

This was on the Wall St Jnl site today: U.S. government survey data indicate 92% of adults had Covid antibodies as of September from vaccines or prior infection. Clearly this bug is here to stay. My wife reads the Financial Times out of London. It had a report of a guy who'd never been vaccinated bu...
by KWK
Tue Nov 30, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 40-65 Bullard And Mule Deer
Replies: 13
Views: 298

Re: 40-65 Bullard And Mule Deer

I think it looks so long due to the thinness of the action making it look so slender. It appears the fore stock overlaps the action, unlike most leverguns. Interesting design. I remember looking up the patent drawings for it, but that was many years ago and I don't recall the details. I seem to rec...
by KWK
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 40-65 Bullard And Mule Deer
Replies: 13
Views: 298

Re: 40-65 Bullard And Mule Deer

Nice work. How long is that barrel?
by KWK
Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uberti 1886 Hunter Lite Rifle
Replies: 15
Views: 437

Re: Uberti 1886 Hunter Lite Rifle

While the metal work on Uberti rifles isn't the best, they do offer from the factory wood upgrades as well as hand engraving. The photos I've seen suggest they generally do a nice job with the wood upgrade, and the engraving's not bad either. I was at Taylor's the other day. You look at a row of '66...
by KWK
Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uberti 1886 Hunter Lite Rifle
Replies: 15
Views: 437

Re: Uberti 1886 Hunter Lite Rifle

I believe those are Pedersoli rifles . Uberti does not catalog an 1886 (but they do have an 1894). Uberti-USA is an importer, but I don't think they are owned by Uberti of Italy. Uberti, Pedersoli, and Berreta are all in the same town in Italy. Look at this link . That doesn’t say Pedersoli . https...
by KWK
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uberti 1886 Hunter Lite Rifle
Replies: 15
Views: 437

Re: Uberti 1886 Hunter Lite Rifle

I believe those are Pedersoli rifles. Uberti does not catalog an 1886 (but they do have an 1894). Uberti-USA is an importer, but I don't think they are owned by Uberti of Italy.

Uberti, Pedersoli, and Berreta are all in the same town in Italy.
by KWK
Tue Nov 23, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday To Pete44ru, KWK , peter richards
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: Happy Birthday To Pete44ru, KWK , peter richards

Thank you, and sorry for the tardy reply; I was on the road to visit my sister on the East coast.
by KWK
Fri Nov 19, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buck Elliot, RIP
Replies: 29
Views: 466

Re: Buck Elliot, RIP

Eight decades and nine kids: He did well.
by KWK
Wed Nov 17, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

With approval of Pfizer's rather effective Paxlovid treatment for Covid nearing approval, I have to wonder if a proper test of ivermectin will ever be done.
by KWK
Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 11
Replies: 12
Views: 365

Re: Windows 11

Grizz wrote:
Sat Nov 13, 2021 1:09 pm
there is supposed to be a long life for 10 because of the legacy boxes.
They have announced the end of support will be in October of 2025 — no security updates after that.
by KWK
Tue Nov 09, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3765018 (click the 'PDF' button to see whole paper) Which is a paper reporting favorable ivermectin results from around Peru, written early this year, which concludes: For the 24 states with early IVM treatment (and Lima), excess deaths dropped 59...
by KWK
Tue Nov 09, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

... there is data elsewhere in the world which indicates immunity from prior infection is stronger than immunity from the vaccines. A study from Israel released in late August also found that while both natural and vaccine immunity wane, the vaccine does so more rapidly. Getting a single shot after...
by KWK
Sun Oct 31, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why the lack of pistol caliber pump guns
Replies: 16
Views: 519

Re: Why the lack of pistol caliber pump guns

I hear replica Lightnings are being made...I never handled one and have only seen pictures...they seem to look nice but like other replica guns that are made, there are plenty of feeding issues...don't know personally..only read that. Yes, Uberti still catalogs them in 357, 44-40, and 45 Colt. I've...
by KWK
Sun Oct 31, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: British Military Revolvers
Replies: 23
Views: 712

Re: British Military Revolvers

I like the operation of that big Bland-Pryse revolver in the Forgotten Weapons video. Squeeze two opposing levers to break it open, the rotate the cylinder retaining pin and pull off the cylinder. Clean up should be a breeze.
by KWK
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another "prop" gun killing
Replies: 130
Views: 4749

Re: Another "prop" gun killing

A little more information came out today in the Wall St Jnl: In Mr. Halls’ account to law enforcement, Ms. Gutierrez Reed showed him the gun for Mr. Baldwin before continuing rehearsal, and he remembered seeing three rounds. Mr. Halls told a detective he should have checked all the cylinders, but di...
by KWK
Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They're wearing pearls?
Replies: 19
Views: 682

Re: They're wearing pearls?

I gave up on all professional sports as soon as they started taking a knee. I there a professional sport other than baseball? :wink: I haven't followed any of them since I was in high school. I used to like to go to the minor league baseball games, but with the opening of the new stadium they are a...
by KWK
Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another "prop" gun killing
Replies: 130
Views: 4749

Re: Another "prop" gun killing

Says that she has no idea where the live rounds came from and would not allow live rounds to be used under any circumstances. Yet there are reports of plinking being done off hours. With what weapon I have not read. That the police are still looking at this a week later suggests there is smoke in t...
by KWK
Thu Oct 28, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another "prop" gun killing
Replies: 130
Views: 4749

Re: Another "prop" gun killing

A statement by the assistant director says it all “He said he checks the revolver for ammo by opening the hatch and spinning the drum” That would show him if it was empty, but there were three types of cartridges around the set, live, dummy, and blank. Spinning the cylinder while looking at one end...
by KWK
Wed Oct 27, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They're wearing pearls?
Replies: 19
Views: 682

Re: They're wearing pearls?

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:37 pm
Wow, a vintage baseball game sounds just so welcome right now.
It might not be what you gents are thinking. These guys play by the Civil War era rules. There are a few teams around here.
by KWK
Wed Oct 27, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another "prop" gun killing
Replies: 130
Views: 4749

Re: Another "prop" gun killing

Reports today say the gal was killed by a conventional bullet. It also indicates the cylinder had a mix of live and dummy rounds, apparently only the single live one. It does sound as if the armorer goofed and neither Baldwin nor the guy who handled the revolver before him checked. I wonder if the r...
by KWK
Wed Oct 27, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They're wearing pearls?
Replies: 19
Views: 682

Re: They're wearing pearls?

I gave up on professional baseball years ago. It’s a performance for the attention deficit crowd. I only go to local vintage baseball games now.
by KWK
Mon Oct 25, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another "prop" gun killing
Replies: 130
Views: 4749

Re: Another "prop" gun killing

For what it's worth, a report this morning on the Wall St Jnl site says they were indeed working on a scene where Baldwin would draw and point at the camera. It doesn't say if he planned to fire towards the camera. He was seated and practicing a cross draw when the gun went off. They still haven't s...
by KWK
Sun Oct 24, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another "prop" gun killing
Replies: 130
Views: 4749

Re: Another "prop" gun killing

The doctor's copy is accurate . I note it does allow for firearms to be pointed directly at another person, with suitable precautions. I have to admit I lean toward 44shooter's position. One would think the Association's rule "The property master or armorer should carefully train you..." would cover...
by KWK
Sat Oct 23, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another "prop" gun killing
Replies: 130
Views: 4749

Re: Another "prop" gun killing

Its my understanding that mirrors are used during that type of scene. Following marlinman93's link to KATU.com: ... Steven Hall, a veteran director of photography in Britain. But he said one of the riskiest positions to be in is behind the camera because that person is in the line of fire in scenes...
by KWK
Sat Oct 23, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another "prop" gun killing
Replies: 130
Views: 4749

Re: Another "prop" gun killing

I don't think it was while filming a scene. It makes no sense that he would point the gun at her during a scene. I've seen movies where the actor fires a "gun" towards the camera. The gal shot was the cinematographer. One question is why was there a need to have on the set cartridges with bullets? ...
by KWK
Mon Oct 18, 2021 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1920
Replies: 12
Views: 1009

Re: 1920

The American flag had 45 stars There were about 230 reported murders in the ENTIRE U.S.A. Those two looked to be off, so I checked. The murder rate appears to be low by a factor of about 30, and the US already had 48 states. I didn't check but am pretty sure the salary for a mechanical engineer is ...
by KWK
Sat Oct 16, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

Looking at the total years of life lost is proper, but I too have not seen the numbers for it. It's one of those things, like not properly looking into ivermectin, that has me shaking my head over the CDC. Looking on the bright side, so to speak, the number of deaths compared to the mean line should...
by KWK
Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

... it's something like one out of 4,000 for the virus... I wouldn't care to argue against 1:400, but the reported US death rate is already at 1:450 and climbing. Yes, I know "dying with covid" is claimed, but numerous developed countries report a similar death rate to the US, and there is independ...
by KWK
Thu Oct 14, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

I think it is quite legitimate that they included people who have had covid among the 'unvaccinated'. Partly, because they are indeed unvaccinated, and especially because the political and corporate forces that are trying to mandate vaccines for the unvaccinated are very definitely including covid ...
by KWK
Thu Oct 14, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

the survival rate is 99%. what's all the bellyaching about, eh? Well, in a country of 336 million, 99% survival is still 3.4 million dead--nothing to sneeze at? Actually, your 99% number is too pessimistic. That may be for those who already show symptoms. I think the infection death rate is more li...
by KWK
Thu Oct 14, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

https://www.theblaze.com/op-ed/horowitz-the-country-with-the-best-data-shows-infection-rates-higher-among-the-vaccinated Okay, I took the bait and went to this one, where the first chart is summarized as: In fact, The U.K., which posts the most comprehensive granular weekly data every Thursday, sho...
by KWK
Wed Oct 13, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Taking apart a Colt / Burgess carbine
Replies: 5
Views: 442

Re: Taking apart a Colt / Burgess carbine

Those are made by Uberti . They chose the original model, which can be made in both rifle and carbine configuration. The original carbines, on the rifle action, were over 7 lb. After Colt put it on a diet to make the Light Carbine, it ended up near 5 lb. I, too, have read Uberti has some work to do ...
by KWK
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Taking apart a Colt / Burgess carbine
Replies: 5
Views: 442

Re: Taking apart a Colt / Burgess carbine

Very nice! That's quite a rare rifle; fewer than 1000 were made. The catalog weight was only 5 lb with its 20" barrel, and this is the first time I've seen the pieces. Given how thin everything is, I can believe the weight. Good work, Colt. Winchester had to be scared when they got their hands on on...
by KWK
Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

THE SURVIVAL RATE OF THOSE WHO GET SICK IS NINETY-NINE PERCENT The CDC offers these numbers : Studies so far show that vaccinated people are 8 times less likely to be infected and 25 times less likely to experience hospitalization or death. These aren't necessarily mutually exclusive. If "get sick"...
by KWK
Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

I came across this in today's Wall Street Journal , taken from a book review. Above, I've wondered aloud here along these lines: The first is the nihilism of the internet... Sensational rumors, salacious images and outrage-driven social media pile-ons are clickbait; truth is at best a secondary cons...
by KWK
Mon Oct 11, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

The article explained that the teenage testing rate is aberrant because it’s required so many places versus the adults who are basically only getting tested if symptoms are suspected. It seems the more frequent the testing, the more accurate would be the results. Regardless, the table may explain w...
by KWK
Mon Oct 11, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

On the other hand, I read the other day Portugal is 88% fully vaccinated over its entire population, vs about 58% for the US. I also see that infection rates there are one half of the US. From where is that data table? I see that among those one would expect to have been vaccinated the longest, the ...
by KWK
Sun Oct 10, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So far off topic...
Replies: 20
Views: 1507

Re: So far off topic...

As was said, check with the cemetery. My grandfather could be squeezed into his family’s plot only if cremated. His space next to his wife had been mistakenly sold a second time before he died, and that his remains couldn’t be put next to her suggests her cemetery wouldn’t allow it. My mom has alrea...
by KWK
Thu Oct 07, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

The last article I read on India (Wall St Jnl, 7/21, "India’s Covid-19 Death Toll Is Likely in the Millions, Study Finds") quoted Indian researchers as saying the death toll there is about 10 times the official numbers. Much of the rural country has poor medical data gathering. The researchers look...
by KWK
Thu Oct 07, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

this link takes you to an analysis of the trustworthiness of the VAERS CDC data... https://vaccineimpact.com/2021/study-governments-own-data-reveals-that-at-least-150000-probably-dead-in-u-s-following-covid-19-vaccines/print/ What Dr. Rose did was take an independent analysis of a single VAERS even...
by KWK
Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

I've not interacted with the VAERS system, but I think there is truly a likelihood that there is under-reporting in the long run... I agree, but this time seems different. It's all very politicized. By the way, the VAERS entry form is just a web page. A 'bot could be programmed to fill in the field...
by KWK
Wed Oct 06, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

What is that? What is that indeed: Using the VAERS [Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System] database and independent rates of anaphylaxis events from a Mass. General [Hospital] study, we computed a 41x under-reporting factor for serious adverse events in VAERS, leading to an estimate of over 150,00...
by KWK
Wed Oct 06, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

Alright Grizz, I went to your link this time, where I quickly encountered "Besides the astronomical number of severe side effects, the CDC reports that approx. 16,000 people died as a result of receiving the experimental injections." I'll read further after you point me to the CDC report saying this...
by KWK
Wed Oct 06, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

In a previous covid vaccine based on a prior covid every loving ferret died. I know that happened in the development of mRNA vaccines as a class. It was a few years ago they figured out why and how to avoid it. I'm still walking and just fine nearly a half year after my double dose. Your ferrets di...
by KWK
Wed Oct 06, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

If an employer is so confident they have the right to threaten someone to get a potentially dangerous treatment to prevent some third party from harm, where does that end...? In a free society, it ends with the employee quitting or striking, of course. Enough do that, the employer starts to hurt an...
by KWK
Tue Oct 05, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

I thought you'd guys would enjoy this headline from the (very left wing) local newspaper:
Illinois deer were exposed to COVID virus. Here's how to protect yourself.
by KWK
Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

AND it notoriously CAUSES death. So, your image claims at least 12,000 dead in the USA due to the vaccine, just from VAERS data. Did you establish the CDC has gone through the 2021 data to find which claims of harm are legitimate ? The database "relies on individuals to send in reports of their exp...
by KWK
Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

This after using it to just flatly kick Covid outa' the country over the past few months. India has a reasonably free press. Can you cite a major publication in that country confirming your claim? Maybe I didn't look hard enough, but a quick search a few weeks ago found nothing over there to verify...
by KWK
Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

You can bet if you as an employer forced your employees to go skydiving against their will and one died, you'd get charged with homicide. Apples and oranges. No one forces you to be vaccinated. You have the option of working from home or quitting. Some employers are also offering repeated testing i...
by KWK
Mon Oct 04, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ivermectin Musings....
Replies: 179
Views: 14255

Re: Ivermectin Musings....

...but the vaccines are still the best protection, right.... :roll: https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/10/boom-sen-ron-johnson-drops-truth-bomb-senate-floor-63-uk-delta-deaths-last-7-5-months-fully-vaccinated-video/ So, the video claims "63% of UK Delta Deaths in Last 7.5 Months Were Fully Vacci...