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by piller
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: What Changed?
Replies: 6
Views: 92

Re: What Changed?

Hearing my 22 year old tell about what those he works with think is worrisome. AND that is from the kids who want a job. We may not have freedom by the time my son is my age.
by piller
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bar-B-Que Anyone ?
Replies: 10
Views: 322

Re: Bar-B-Que Anyone ?

I am not any sort of expert. What little I do know falls right in with the advice from above. A wild one in my yard would have me a might concerned. If truly wild, that one could cause a lot of trouble up to and including harming people and pets.
by piller
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's really important to Animal Rights activists
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: What's really important to Animal Rights activists

Animals who think they are activists for the rights of non human species deserve to be forced to clean up the mess they cause.
by piller
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Trump crossed the line on this one
Replies: 7
Views: 161

Re: Trump crossed the line on this one

Yes. Bad choice.
I am thinking he did it to try and get the press off of his back. That idea never works.
by piller
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Impotent Republicans Strike Again
Replies: 5
Views: 102

Re: Impotent Republicans Strike Again

Often it is because the state political party has such a lock on candidates that a true conservative has to run a grass roots campaign like Ted Cruz did. They rarely succeed.
by piller
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger 1911
Replies: 10
Views: 318

Re: Ruger 1911

Friends like the ones who did that for you are true friends who would be there for you whenever needed. We should all strive to be the sort who can earn friendships like those.
by piller
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting vision after cataract surgery?
Replies: 24
Views: 892

Re: Shooting vision after cataract surgery?

Glad your vision is improved. Medical technology improvements are often worth the time and effort put into them.
by piller
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaking of new Rugers
Replies: 9
Views: 707

Re: Speaking of new Rugers

I don't have anything in 10mm. That is in the list of situations to be remedied. No particular reason or need, but then, need has long been covered for almost any situation I could possibly get into.
by piller
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: McCain has Brain Cancer
Replies: 7
Views: 161

Re: McCain has Brain Cancer

I don't wish brain cancer on anyone either. It does explain some of his behavior. Prayers sent.
by piller
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where is Grizz?
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: Where is Grizz?

Stay alert. Looks like a lot of work, but i bet it is satisfaction when you see results.
by piller
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wyoming prairie dog plague
Replies: 5
Views: 330

Re: Wyoming prairie dog plague

If you live in the area, it would be a good idea to get vaccinated.
by piller
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eclipse craziness
Replies: 14
Views: 460

Re: Eclipse craziness

I wouldn't mind watching it with a woman as attractive as Michelle Pfieffer was back then. Remember the movie LadyHawke?
by piller
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I need a Martini
Replies: 14
Views: 546

Re: I need a Martini

Those rifles are cool, but the prices leave me shaken, not stirred.
by piller
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY ollogger.
Replies: 9
Views: 203

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY ollogger.

Happy Birthday!
by piller
Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Stan in SC & BlaineG.
Replies: 13
Views: 170

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Stan in SC & BlaineG.

Happy Birthday!
by piller
Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Would You Score My Buck ?
Replies: 11
Views: 309

Re: How Would You Score My Buck ?

It would be a good idea to take a high quality Omega 3 fish oil. Omega 3, especially the ones with higher levels of eicosapentanoic acic and docosahexanoic acid, EPA and DHA, help to lower LDL and to decrease the risk of clots in the veins and arteries. Some people do not convert thyroid medicines s...
by piller
Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making your voice heard
Replies: 13
Views: 406

Re: Making your voice heard

Texas is sort of restrictive on blade length, but not on where they may be carried. It is getting so that few places restrict concealed carry, but some still restrict open carry. I don't do open carry except when out in the non-urban areas. I just think it makes you a target. Personal opinion and no...
by piller
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it? (video falling tree added)
Replies: 33
Views: 743

Re: What is it? (video falling tree added)

For certain, watch out for that back.
by piller
Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meat Pies
Replies: 9
Views: 436

Re: Meat Pies

I guess that is OK as long as they don't Jack up the prices.
After seeing the other pie rates, I sword that I would find out if they deliver, but I couldn't find the area code for the calzone.
by piller
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meat Pies
Replies: 9
Views: 436

Re: Meat Pies

Blaine, you still didn't answer my question on facebook. What is the Sparrow pie rate?
by piller
Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it? (video falling tree added)
Replies: 33
Views: 743

Re: What is it?

There are some gigantic trees in that link. Being from a place where all trees not along the rivers were planted by people , it is impressive.
by piller
Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is it? (video falling tree added)
Replies: 33
Views: 743

Re: What is it?

Cool. That is a bit of historical trivia which seems to have almost been lost to time.
by piller
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Making your voice heard
Replies: 13
Views: 406

Re: Making your voice heard

Good to hear about something good coming from a truthful survey.
by piller
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Guy from New Mexico....
Replies: 17
Views: 373

Re: New Guy from New Mexico....

Welcome. I have a Remington made Marlin, a JM Marlin, and a couple of other leverguns. I sort of barely qualify as a real levergunner here, but they are a good bunch of people here and they haven't told me to leave. We do have some folks drop by who really know their stuff, and will sometimes help f...
by piller
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moving On
Replies: 9
Views: 533

Re: Moving On

Hope it is all fair winds and following seas.
by piller
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nothing like a good horse!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 390

Re: Nothing like a good horse!!!

heis all foundation quarter horse. bay roan when i aint sweating the butt off him ;-) its always the difficult ones ya get attached too. i had intended to rehab and sell him......but im in love with him now so im going to try and make a mounted shooter out of him. How is he going to pull the trigge...
by piller
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: William Tell Was A Bowler
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Re: William Tell Was A Bowler

That was a groan for sure. I guess anyone who shoots a computer off of his son's head deserves to be the butt of a joke.
by piller
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [humorous] Tribute to Dogs:
Replies: 6
Views: 398

Re: [humorous] Tribute to Dogs:

Yes it does.
by piller
Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: What is the purpose of the military?!?
Replies: 15
Views: 546

Re: What is the purpose of the military?!?

m.wun wrote:
Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:12 pm
Maybe there should be a Seal team 69! Drop them behind enemy lines with bright pink parachutes.
Maybe rainbow parachutes? All weaponry cerakoted with pink barrels. That would scare the Pelosi out of ISIS.
by piller
Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting vision after cataract surgery?
Replies: 24
Views: 892

Re: Shooting vision after cataract surgery?

Just a warning to all who get put on statin drugs for cholesterol. Expect to get cataracts, and after surgery to fix them, expect to get them again.
by piller
Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best Self-defense Handgun.....
Replies: 40
Views: 1046

Re: Best Self-defense Handgun.....

I have been lucky. Never had a gun pulled on me. Still, the Army taught me to be aware of my surroundings, and that may have been of some help. I have worked in some stores in parts of town where the Dallas Police do not go alone. My employer requires us to look down and to not make eye contact if a...
by piller
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another good dog gone.
Replies: 18
Views: 416

Re: Another good dog gone.

Thanks all. He did give good memories and he loved all of us wholeheartedly. Someday we will open a new chapter with another big dog. For now, we are showing our small dogs, terriers, just how much they mean to us. They really do seem to understand that Balto is not coming back.
by piller
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shooting vision after cataract surgery?
Replies: 24
Views: 892

Re: Shooting vision after cataract surgery?

Glad you can see better out of that eye. Medical procedures are improving all the time. Nothing is perfect, but the issues which worry some people are becoming increasingly less likely.
by piller
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone own a Heritage Rough Rider .22?
Replies: 11
Views: 443

Re: Anyone own a Heritage Rough Rider .22?

I have one and my son has one. No they are not expensive nor do they have great sights. Ours do work each and every time. For the price, they are fine for something which you might leave under the seat of a truck. Once you have fired it a few times, you can figure out where it hits. Accuracy is fair.
by piller
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best Self-defense Handgun.....
Replies: 40
Views: 1046

Re: Best Self-defense Handgun.....

My opinion is that the best one is the reliable one you have with ypu when you need it.
by piller
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another good dog gone.
Replies: 18
Views: 416

Another good dog gone.

Our dog Balto passed away last night. He was a black mouth cur and a rescue dog. We couldn't have found a better dog. Sadly, he had a heart defect and he only lived to be 4 years old. RIP my friend.
by piller
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles
Replies: 30
Views: 1406

Re: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles

Finding a Ruger 96 in this area is sort of difficult.
by piller
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles
Replies: 30
Views: 1406

Re: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles

Finding a Ruger 96 in this area is sort of difficult.
by piller
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Real "Capt Woodrow Call"
Replies: 21
Views: 1098

Re: The Real "Capt Woodrow Call"

The Texas Rangers of the Old West were tough men, and they had to be. Ridgerunner gave a good explanation of what their law enforcement duties were. They also had to protect the frontier and to fight the indians. Most Texas Rangers were known as men whom you didn't want to get in a fight with. If ma...
by piller
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Been a hard few weeks
Replies: 12
Views: 406

Re: Been a hard few weeks

Tough to lose anyone. It sounds as if your relatives had some very full lives. I lost an uncle last January. He was 101, and flew 59 missions in a B24J in the South Pacific. More than once he came back with a plane that just refused to die before getting home. B24 bombers were not supposed to be abl...
by piller
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New guy from Texas
Replies: 33
Views: 666

Re: New guy from Texas

Howdy from just outside of Waxahachie. Doc AJMD429 is right about this place. Besides, we have a few folks drop in once in a while who have been to some interesting places and have done things worth noting. And we even have some who will post jokes to lighten the mood. Lots of gun knowledge around h...
by piller
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles
Replies: 30
Views: 1406

Re: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles

I'd LOVE a 44 mag Deerfield Carbine. What's not to like about a Garand chambered in 44 magnum? The 4 round rotary box magazine a big improvement over the tube magazine of the original 44 mag carbine. Original 44 mag Carbine on top, newer design Deerfield on bottom http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-7m2Kh2rz...
by piller
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles
Replies: 30
Views: 1406

Re: Ruger Re-Introduces Some Dis-continued Rifles

We have been selling the heck out of the Ruger 77/17WSM guns. I have been telling people that they discontinued making the 77/ series actions. Not they are going to think I am a liar. I am glad they brought back that rifle in the 17WSM again. The other offering from Savage is a hunk of junk in my o...
by piller
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I wonder if THIS 10mm '1911' will last...?
Replies: 13
Views: 530

Re: I wonder if THIS 10mm '1911' will last...?

If it is a 1911 series 70 design, it isn't much different from some ot the Rock Island offerings. It is a powerful cartridge for a handgun, and it seems to cause damage to most designs. I will wait a little more to hear if tje RIA and Ruger designs hold up.
by piller
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keeping your cool on the motorcycle
Replies: 39
Views: 1129

Re: Keeping your cool on the motorcycle

Old Savage, there are stupid drivers everywhere.
by piller
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 9 short weeks
Replies: 24
Views: 680

Re: 9 short weeks

Old No7 wrote:
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:00 pm
Gunny:

This IS a site geared to leverguns right???

Call her:

* Marlin

* Winny

* Rossi

* "Bella" (aka "BLR")

Just don't call her Mossy... (Mossberg).

And if it you keep a male -- then Henry will do. :wink:

Old No7
I had already suggested Henryetta.
by piller
Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is your handgun bulletproof? (Dumb but "hmmmm...?!?!!")
Replies: 2
Views: 300

Re: Is your handgun bulletproof? (Dumb but "hmmmm...?!?!!")

I have heard others say they find their Hi-Point guns to be reliable. They are simple blowback operation, so dirt and other contamination has less effect than on a locking barrel design. The trigger is not smooth. BUT, they work. When you don't pay much for it and it works, then it can't be all bad....
by piller
Wed Jun 28, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mouth (dental) pain.
Replies: 2
Views: 231

Re: Mouth (dental) pain.

Clove oil has been used as a dental anesthetic for a very long time. It is an antiseptic, too. It is a good idea to take some clove oil with you when planning on being out in the wilderness or off the grid for any amount of time. You can often buy small bottles of it at independent pharmacies. No ne...
by piller
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keeping your cool on the motorcycle
Replies: 39
Views: 1129

Re: Keeping your cool on the motorcycle

I have seen people act really stupid just because they want to go slow and want everyone else to do the same. I have seen people act stupid because they have a fast vehicle.
I have learned to expect stupid behavior from most drivers.
by piller
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 9 short weeks
Replies: 24
Views: 680

Re: 9 short weeks

Dee, short for Springfield XD
Sharpie for Sharps
Ivy, short for Iver Johnson
Fergie, for Ferguson rifle
Brown Bess
Old Betsy
Kala, short for Kalashnikov.