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    No. Next you will see someone like Marcus Garrett...

    No. Next you will see someone like Marcus Garrett or Will Richardson on their team.
  2. Personally, I expect them to contract with...

    Personally, I expect them to contract with Chang'an Motors. [/SARCASM]
  3. Not likely to be a "super spreader" event,...

    Not likely to be a "super spreader" event, although I wouldn't put it past the MSM to call it that.
    (I would be a lot more worried about a terrorist attack, with so many Americans in one place)
    ...
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    OOps. Thanks.

    OOps. Thanks.
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    Some pistols will stop with the empty casing...

    Some pistols will stop with the empty casing sticking out of the ejection port, an effect a lot of hand gunners call a "stove pipe"

    A bit of twisted humor, M230 (replaced the M-60) crews call...
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    That is the case with me, at least nowadays it...

    That is the case with me, at least nowadays it is.

    When I was in the AF, I shot expert, almost every time I went to an AF range.
    When I went to an Army range, I got a wake up call.

    It was...
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    Naw, it was a "paying attention to what was...

    Naw, it was a "paying attention to what was actually said" problem.
    I didn't read carefully.
    He didn't say they didn't fire.
    He said they didn't eject.
    The loads didn't have enough powder to...
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    OK, cool. I don't do reloading, as I have the...

    OK, cool.
    I don't do reloading, as I have the philosophy that one should either DO reloading, or NOT do reloading.
    I don't have the time or inclination to do an obsessively perfect job, so I do...
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    Ahhh, my mistake. Thanks for correcting me.

    Ahhh, my mistake.

    Thanks for correcting me.
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    I would want to know who reloaded that ammo. 2%...

    I would want to know who reloaded that ammo. 2% fail to fire is unacceptable, let alone 20%. What does that range do with Fail to Fire ammo?


    How fast is "pretty quick? 7 minutes?
    I could see...
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    OK, I knew it as a long time ago, just didn't...

    OK, I knew it as a long time ago, just didn't know it was that long ago.

    The guy I am discussing this with doesn't (yet) know there is a difference between
    the .308 cartridge and the 7.62x51,...
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    Accuracy and Ammo

    Someone on another forum is spouting some information, that I think my have been correct a long time ago, but I need some second opinions, from people who actually put a lot of lead downrange. (I got...
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    Fox News, or Newsmax, one of them had a former...

    Fox News, or Newsmax, one of them had a former MLB ?commissioner? on for an interview. He acknowledged what you are saying, but mentioned that arguing with facts is a losing proposition, when dealing...
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    It is pretty simple. On the blue collar and...

    It is pretty simple.

    On the blue collar and middle class level: Woke = Stupid = Slave
    (for you computer programmers: Woke == Stupid == Slave)

    On the aristocracy and Social Justice Community...
  15. I can't find the written account of the third...

    I can't find the written account of the third story, but I remember it well, since it was my old neighborhood. SouthEast Austin in the early 80's was pretty run down. We had "day labor" workers that...
  16. These links don't work any more (gee, they're...

    These links don't work any more (gee, they're only 8 years old), but I have some clippings from them:
    http://www.texas-fire.com/2012/02/shooting-victim-drives-himself-to-waco-fire-station/...
  17. I think you are going to have to have some custom...

    I think you are going to have to have some custom made.


    I will try to find a story from a while back about someone shot with a 22.
    I used to have two of them, one kinda funny and one kinda...
  18. Follow up on above. ...

    Follow up on above.

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/01/another-obama-solar-company-burns-out-dc-solar-owners-plead-guilty-to-largest-ponzi-scheme-in-eastern-california-history/
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    Smith And Wesson Company Splits

    https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2019/11/13/smith-wesson-parent-company-splits-in-two.html
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    When I saw this was from you, and about the 9th, ...

    When I saw this was from you, and about the 9th,
    I was really hoping it was an autotune... :))
  21. Thread: Solar Panels

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    Would love to drill down into those numbers in...

    Would love to drill down into those numbers in the study,
    but don't have time to :(
    The cost for solar is quite a (huge) bit low, compared to the
    studies I did a few years back. Me-thinks, they...
  22. Thread: Solar Panels

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    Today's solar panels amortize really well in a...

    Today's solar panels amortize really well in a market where electricity is $1.75 per KWH.
    At 15 cents per KWH, not so much.
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    I was unaware of that part, and that explains a...

    I was unaware of that part, and that explains a lot.
    Sad state of affairs that our country is in.
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    She is lucky the Temple cops weren't there to...

    She is lucky the Temple cops weren't there to assault her and arrest her.
    Odd that Kent State allowed something legal
    that Temple TX cops would assault us for.
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    Thanks for the info, even if it is a bit...

    Thanks for the info, even if it is a bit premature.

    I still think the best way to do business is the old fashioned way:

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    This is ?international? tsunami preparedness...

    This is ?international? tsunami preparedness week.
    Maybe the rest of us need a plan for floods?
    (I am thinking about writing a paper:
    How to do a 5 step study to determine your chances of being...
  27. Instead of telling his buddies to "hold my beer"...

    Instead of telling his buddies to "hold my beer" he should have told them to "hold my gun" :doh

    Looks like he got two years probation, misdemeanor charge (apparently no alcohol in his blood) but...
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    Of interest. Almost two years ago, several...

    Of interest.

    Almost two years ago, several members of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council resigned in protest. ...
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    I had a co-worker with that name. He had a...

    I had a co-worker with that name.
    He had a great sense of humor about it.
    And the job involved a lot of handling wood.

    The guys at the HQ were probably beside themselves, while listening in...
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    I used to have advice for expecting parents...

    I used to have advice for expecting parents (until I learned most people are unteachable). Get a list of the 100 most popular names (easily found in little booklets), discard the top ten names, and...
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    Making fun of the little girl's name, after she...

    Making fun of the little girl's name, after she was boarded and gone would have been forgivable, but doing it in front of her was offensive and rude. Posting a picture of the boarding pass to social...
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    The woman who wrote the "Violent Acres" blog...

    The woman who wrote the "Violent Acres" blog wrote a couple articles about such parenting. Unfortunately, someone Dox'ed her and she was harassed until she deleted those posts. She was offended that...
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    It is often said that preppers don't prep for...

    It is often said that preppers don't prep for disaster, the prep for what comes after the disaster.
    Well, we are not alone in that thinking. While the below articles (especially the second one)...
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    And, ... that should come as no surprise.

    And, ... that should come as no surprise.
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    Firearm makes a woman more alluring

    I have said the above a few times, so I thought I would start a thread on the subject.
    This twitter thread was started by some jerk who thinks women shouldn't have guns.
    ...
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    Why would it matter to someone applying makeup...

    Why would it matter to someone applying makeup and doing hairstyles :))
    (Yes, I know I am wrong...)
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    OK, I guess I learned wrong. I will blame it on...

    OK, I guess I learned wrong. I will blame it on books that were written before Copernicus :)
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    Record keeping has been so poor until the 1960's...

    Record keeping has been so poor until the 1960's that we really don't know if they were increasing or decreasing before that. In the past dozen years there has been an upswing, just as there probably...
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    Well, whoever told you that was talking through...

    Well, whoever told you that was talking through their hat.
    In fact no one knows how many hurricanes there were from 1818 thru 1918.
    They only know there were several.

    The climate here on...
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    Little off topic, but then, hurricanes are...

    Little off topic, but then, hurricanes are something that preppers discuss.

    Touches on the subjects of not getting flooded, dealing with power outages, and dealing with being stuck at home and...
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    No, I think most of my friends have already heard...

    No, I think most of my friends have already heard that.

    Would rather attach this one.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgsb26SXvJw
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    Note to anyone who is interested. I am...

    Note to anyone who is interested.

    I am planning to resurrect my monthly private newsletter.
    PM me if you are interested,
    and if you are a liberal (by my definition), don't bother.
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    He was being Humorous.

    He was being Humorous.
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    The earth's environment is somewhat self...

    The earth's environment is somewhat self correcting, as in adding CO2 to the atmosphere will result in higher rates of plant growth which will lower CO2. Things like that.

    The climate is always...
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    I knew, in the back of my mind, that I was...

    I knew, in the back of my mind, that I was neglecting at least one of the "B" words for prepping.
    I thought later, of Barter.

    Again, I intend to expound on some of this later.
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    Sure thing. ...

    Sure thing.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtJrLWNaHfs

    Yeah, don't wait until the last minute :))
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4TrwP1BvCo


    ...
  47. Thread: Time to Start

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    I buy Wranglers, and have since before Y2K. ...

    I buy Wranglers, and have since before Y2K.

    Roller derby was fun to watch, when I was a kid,
    but now it seems a little contrived.
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    September is National Preparedness Month. ...

    September is National Preparedness Month.

    While the government promotes this for the sake of preparing for hurricains and snow or ice storms, there are many calamities that one should be prepared...
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    For 25 years, Global Warming and "Anthropological...

    For 25 years, Global Warming and "Anthropological Climate Change" have been "settled science" without a shred of evidence, other than the man made evidence (in other words, cheating or lying), but as...
  50. Thread: Time to Start

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    This ain't about gun safety, no matter what lies...

    This ain't about gun safety, no matter what lies they tell.
    Levis has been anti-2nd-Amendment since the 90's, at least.
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