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by jeepnik
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PRAYERS ANSWERED!
Replies: 7
Views: 74

Re: PRAYERS ANSWERED!

They do work. Prayers up for the two of you.
by jeepnik
Sat Feb 20, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unnatural Fear Of Giants??
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Re: Unnatural Fear Of Giants??

Don’t usually but I’ve stolen that one.
by jeepnik
Sat Feb 20, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cancel Search and Rescue! We are still alive and doing well.
Replies: 30
Views: 373

Re: Cancel Search and Rescue! We are still alive and doing well.

The mention of electric bills reminded me. Here you can select from three different rates based on “your” desired power source. One is all green power. The highest. Another is a mix of green and regular power. Medium priced. The third and lowest is regular power. Now if you know anything about elect...
by jeepnik
Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: YOUR FAVORITE THINGS TO DO!
Replies: 23
Views: 383

Re: YOUR FAVORITE THINGS TO DO!

Around the house, just tinkering with stuff. Or napping

Outdoors fishing. Or napping. Though I often combine the two.

I’ve tried to combine tinkering and napping but that’s never ended well. And the wife complains about the blood stains.
by jeepnik
Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cancel Search and Rescue! We are still alive and doing well.
Replies: 30
Views: 373

Re: Cancel Search and Rescue! We are still alive and doing well.

I’ve heard lots of complaining by folks who have no heat of power. In one case a fellow said his generator had been broken, he didn’t know how to fix it and hadn’t bothered to have it fixed. He also had no backup heat or even good blankets. Many commiserated with him. Then you read Jim’s post and it...
by jeepnik
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello... again...wait, where am I?
Replies: 24
Views: 387

Re: Hello... again...wait, where am I?

Welcome Home Jeremy! Wish the best for your youngster... I was certain they were going to show more good sense than you... and join the NAVY!!! :P :P They are! The mens department hahaha! :lol: :lol: Keep thinkin' that. It's good to embrace one's illusions! Wish y'all were closer, stay safe, warm, ...
by jeepnik
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello... again...wait, where am I?
Replies: 24
Views: 387

Re: Hello... again...wait, where am I?

Welcome Home Jeremy! Wish the best for your youngster... I was certain they were going to show more good sense than you... and join the NAVY!!! :P :P They are! The mens department hahaha! :lol: :lol: Keep thinkin' that. It's good to embrace one's illusions! Wish y'all were closer, stay safe, warm, ...
by jeepnik
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Big Mistake....
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Big Mistake....

On another forum a fellow was complaining about the power being out during this cold snap. He went on to say his generator was down and he hadn’t repaired it. He had no back up heat. He was also complaining about the cost of good blankets. This was a firearms forum. Obviously his priorities are a bi...
by jeepnik
Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Religious Freedom Healthcare Vaccines etc...
Replies: 18
Views: 165

Re: Religious Freedom Healthcare Vaccines etc...

I only have one question. What is the average lifespan today as compared to 300 years ago. Or as I like to say, how many of us would already be dead? Without insulin I’d be dead. Without heart valve replacement I’d be dead. Without out small pox vaccine I’d have a high chance of being dead. I could ...
by jeepnik
Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: President's Day
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: President's Day

piller wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:01 pm
Didn't they replace it with BLM day?
Some places have started calling Columbus day indigenous people’s day. Apparently all of the bad things that happened are the fault of the guy that never even set foot on the North American Continent.
by jeepnik
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: President Trump was acquitted
Replies: 6
Views: 117

Re: President Trump was acquitted

Those seven are RINO's. Was a time a party would end it's affiliation with those types. Kick them out and make them either run as a democrat or an independent.
by jeepnik
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Scrathing my head on this one....
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Scrathing my head on this one....

Months?
by jeepnik
Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: ? masking ?
Replies: 71
Views: 1217

Re: ? masking ?

No expert but if you slow the rate of infection you’ll likely lengthen the time span the infection remains active. It’s the herd immunity thing. Remember small pox was around a long time. It became an issue many times suddenly showing up. Sometimes from seemingly no where. We didn’t defeat it until ...
by jeepnik
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My dad passed away
Replies: 39
Views: 443

Re: My dad passed away

Prayers and condolences for you and yours.
by jeepnik
Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ice on the San Gabriel
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: Ice on the San Gabriel

This ice thing you speak of is it related to the snow thing? I'll keep my mostly dry roads thank you very much.
by jeepnik
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wish the shooter on my left had one of these...
Replies: 11
Views: 233

Re: Wish the shooter on my left had one of these...

Went to a range here in SoCal. Set up with a Barrett .416 (the citizens can't be trusted with anything .50 caliber). A bit later a fellow came up and set up next to me. He immediately started complaining about the noise. He went so far as to complain to the R.O. The R.O. is as crusty an old fanny bu...
by jeepnik
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things to Think About... (a little humor)
Replies: 7
Views: 210

Re: Things to Think About... (a little humor)

I read the whole thing twice. I can't decide. Then again by the time I get to the end I can't remember the beginning. Books are like that too. I have an entire bookshelf of new to me, every time, books I can't wait to read. The problem is I keep forgetting which one I'm reading. Now what was I posti...
by jeepnik
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wish the shooter on my left had one of these...
Replies: 11
Views: 233

Re: Wish the shooter on my left had one of these...

Doc the solution is simple. Shoot next to me. I always try to arrive early and take the far left position. This way no one will get hit with my brass.
by jeepnik
Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid19 ?
Replies: 33
Views: 536

Re: Covid19 ?

Pitchy wrote:
Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:07 am
Thanks guys, i`ll wait till tomorrow and see how i feel, temp is down to normal.
Lenn do not wait until tomorrow. Make the call now. Not worth taking a chance.
by jeepnik
Sun Feb 07, 2021 5:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Filing the Accident Report
Replies: 13
Views: 433

Re: Filing the Accident Report

piller wrote:
Sat Feb 06, 2021 6:38 pm
gamekeeper wrote:
Sat Feb 06, 2021 4:38 pm
Apart from the steering wheel being on the wrong side, that's exactly what I saw when I hit my first deer.... :shock:
Why would you have your steering wheel on the outside???
Have you seen the way Britts drive when on the continent? Everywhere but on the rock that is.
by jeepnik
Sun Feb 07, 2021 5:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting glove?
Replies: 16
Views: 330

Re: Shooting glove?

Just an observation but I’ve heard this complaint most often from folks that don’t have a sufficiently secure hold on the gun. Instead of rolling in the hand the gun twists and slews around in the hand. In effect working up is a grip strengthening exercise. While useful it should be used in conjunct...
by jeepnik
Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perspective, History, Politics, and your AGE...
Replies: 28
Views: 610

Re: Perspective, History, Politics, and your AGE...

I might pose another reason fewer people today understand many things. For each succeeding generation since WW II a smaller and smaller percentage of our population has been involved with defending the ideals on which it was founded.
by jeepnik
Thu Feb 04, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I must be NUTS
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: I must be NUTS

While I often carry a small revolver as a second gun and I have a number of different makes and models on hand I tend to gravitate to my Charter Arms Southpaw. As a side note several folks have said you don’t need a left handed revolver. Normal revolvers work fine for left handed people. I love to h...
by jeepnik
Thu Feb 04, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One person's observations on CCW ammo choice
Replies: 35
Views: 550

Re: One person's observations on CCW ammo choice

I suppose each of us having had different experiences choose what we deem appropriate. In my experience, I have found that the .45 acp works. So I usually carry that caliber. Now obviously there are times I carry smaller calibers. But they are most often as a backup. SoCal weather is t shirt and jea...
by jeepnik
Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who knows about drones?
Replies: 22
Views: 431

Re: Who knows about drones?

Absolutely no need to shoot down a drone. Besides if you did the camera on board might catch it. If some pervert is using it to peek, or snoop, that contraption is not long for the world. I fully agree. But there are other means to down drones that don't get you caught on camera shooting at it.
by jeepnik
Sun Jan 31, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who knows about drones?
Replies: 22
Views: 431

Re: Who knows about drones?

Absolutely no need to shoot down a drone. Besides if you did the camera on board might catch it.
by jeepnik
Sat Jan 30, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who knows about drones?
Replies: 22
Views: 431

Re: Who knows about drones?

Drones aren’t very hard to down. We had a neighbor that was a total nuisance with his. Reports to police and FAA fell on deaf ears. Requests to respect other privacy was met with hostility. Fortunately for the neighborhood he lost two in a short time span and decided to give up looking in peoples ya...
by jeepnik
Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The chances are ....
Replies: 27
Views: 1031

Re: The chances are ....

As a high-school scientist/chemist/delinquent, I was once distilling household ammonia to get a 'strong base' to use as titrating agent against some potassium phosphate for a buffer solution for a science project involving tentacle regeneration in hydra versus variations in electrolyte concentratio...
by jeepnik
Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The chances are ....
Replies: 27
Views: 1031

Re: The chances are ....

Actually my one encounter with a "dangerous" bull was quite a non event. I was little, maybe 5 or 6 and I wandered down to a pin that had only one "cow" in it. I climbed on the fence and the "cow" walked on over. So I started petting it. All of a sudden the Swede, never did know his name, runs up, s...
by jeepnik
Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: CoVid evidently WAS 'engineered'.....guess who funded it...?
Replies: 6
Views: 467

Re: CoVid evidently WAS 'engineered'.....guess who funded it...?

Yes it was engineered. As mentioned that’s been known all along. My question is this. Since this was a planned (why make it otherwise) world wide attack, why is china still existing? All we have done is prove they can do whatever they want without fear of retribution. Though the world has never suff...
by jeepnik
Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medical Issues
Replies: 9
Views: 620

Re: Medical Issues

Next year I’ll out live my father. Everything beyond that is gravy. Males in my family haven’t survived their 70’s yet. Genetics is hard to counter.
by jeepnik
Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The chances are ....
Replies: 27
Views: 1031

Re: The chances are ....

Don’t think cows are smart. Don’t think they don’t plan. A danged old Holstein waited until the timing was just right to kick me in the belly. While no internal injuries I didn’t walk right for several weeks and the bruising took forever to fade. Anyone who think cows don’t contemplate murder never ...
by jeepnik
Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bent Magazine Tube
Replies: 8
Views: 458

Re: Bent Magazine Tube

Since no one mentioned it, I hope you weren’t on the four wheeler when it went down the bluff.

As to repairs I’d contact Rossi.
by jeepnik
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pushing Back - we need to quit just being on the defensive...
Replies: 16
Views: 841

Re: Pushing Back - we need to quit just being on the defensive...

Every elected official and many appointed ones in my state take an oath of office. The oath includes protecting and defending the Constitution of the United States. But just about all of them violate their oath. However, there is no mechanism in place to remove them from office for such a violation....
by jeepnik
Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This was in my front yard this morning.
Replies: 24
Views: 916

Re: This was in my front yard this morning.

Haven't been to Willits in years. I need to go back. Fun little town.
by jeepnik
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This was in my front yard this morning.
Replies: 24
Views: 916

Re: This was in my front yard this morning.

I've had one around for several years now. I no longer have snail, slug or black widow problems. It's welcome here. As a plus it's very comfortable around people. We've walked past each other on a number of occasions without issue. It even gets along with my cats. A very good neighbor.
by jeepnik
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "A Good Woman"
Replies: 13
Views: 660

Re: "A Good Woman"

Good heaven’s. Doc made me do the math. Over 17,000 nights and she hasn’t killed me in my sleep. I must have picked a good one.
by jeepnik
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duplicating Buffalo Bore loads
Replies: 20
Views: 1044

Re: Duplicating Buffalo Bore loads

I played with both Garrett and Buffalo Bore rounds. If I need to supercharge a round, I'll get a bigger gun. I still have most of a box of Garretts in 45/70. I'm not hunting elephants and rhinos. For pretty much anything in the area's I visit the various hollow points work well.
by jeepnik
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Minutes of Angle and Vision
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: Minutes of Angle and Vision

You mean there's a dot at 100 yards? Heck are you sure there's a target at 100 yards?
by jeepnik
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pellet Guns
Replies: 19
Views: 669

Re: Pellet Guns

I've used a CO2 S&W model 41 lookalike for years for handgun practice. The essentials of sights, hold and squeeze remain the same as a firearm. I've had a succession of air rifles for the same purpose and they work pretty well for that. These airguns are also a lot of fun. But, this one is by far th...
by jeepnik
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Pay Pal Big Brother
Replies: 4
Views: 323

Re: Pay Pal Big Brother

Way back when pay pal started they played fast and loose with my funds. Tried to use them and met with a message that the funds weren’t available. It took days before I got in touch with them. They said the money was frozen due to fraud. But would/ could not provide any further explanation. I told t...
by jeepnik
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: HAM radio operators may become heroes...
Replies: 10
Views: 412

Re: HAM radio operators may become heroes...

I like how they have that two color sighting in mark on the side. Knowing the size of the mark would help you adjust to put a nice hole in the driver's head. As an act of war, it would never ever bother me to kill an enemy soldier. Yes it would. For the rest of your days. But sometimes folks do thi...
by jeepnik
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get
Replies: 44
Views: 1900

Re: What We Currently Have Is Probably All We'll Get

If things turn really ugly I follow the quote from We were soldiers once and young.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DUFAZcKL3k
by jeepnik
Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resisting temptation
Replies: 25
Views: 1755

Re: Resisting temptation

To quote dad “Every man should have one good rifle and know how to use it”.

My”good” rifle is black. But not an AR. I reserve the AR for paper targets. My “good” rifle is a SA ascout Squad. A better action in a much better caliber.
by jeepnik
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: A Big Shoutout To All Who Helped The Socialists
Replies: 22
Views: 664

Re: A Big Shoutout To All Who Helped The Socialists

I’m not happy with the election results. That said, to chastise anyone for voting as they wish is wrong.

The very foundation of our system if the freedom to vote for whoever we feel best represents our views.

If you don’t like the results do what you can to elect folks who share your views.
by jeepnik
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: This tops it all
Replies: 5
Views: 330

Re: This tops it all

The problem is people are ignorant and do not understand the word. “Men” in this context refers to the hu”man” species.
by jeepnik
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: USPS Delivery Status
Replies: 26
Views: 1062

Re: USPS Delivery Status

So just a little update. The package I mentioned earlier is now 12 days along its way. Here’s the best part it left a distribution center to travel to my local PO. It’s about a thirty minute drive. So far it’s been on the road 8 days. I’m pretty sure some postal worker recognized the shipper’s name ...
by jeepnik
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marlin 39A
Replies: 4
Views: 433

Re: Marlin 39A

One of the great things about the 39 is that you can easily get to the action for cleaning. That said I have had small “chips “ of brass get into little nooks and crannies.

Just a thought.
by jeepnik
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glad to see the last of 2020, but 2021 looks worse!
Replies: 30
Views: 1488

Re: Glad to see the last of 2020, but 2021 looks worse!

Dad once said “the most believable thing on the news is the weather report”.

If you look at it that way it all makes sense.
by jeepnik
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Little helpful thoughts !
Replies: 20
Views: 868

Re: Little helpful thoughts !

Prayers up for his continued recovery.