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    Today, 08:52 AM
    Sorta like France. I'm not a France fan. Matter of fact, I think France is a country so caught up in their past glories that it gives them...
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    Today, 08:29 AM
    Why not? Two guns seem to be enough for Budweiser.:D
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    Yesterday, 06:15 PM
    Found the article I mentioned above. Immigrants explain why they're joining the US Army | Fox News
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    Yesterday, 05:43 PM
    jtg452 replied to a thread New defensive load in Factory Loads
    I don't carry a .38 any more. Haven't since I decided that the Rossi 720 was more 'Special' than a Colt D-frame. Then I got a Dan Wesson Model 14...
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    Yesterday, 05:25 PM
    Saw an article about several immigrants that wanted to join the US Army that were graduating from Basic a few weeks ago. To join, they had to...
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    Yesterday, 02:32 PM
    jtg452 replied to a thread Who (Whom?) do you trust? in Lounge
    Nobody until they prove their trustworthiness. Used to believe in the innate goodness of my fellow man. That got smack out of me by having that...
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    Yesterday, 10:29 AM
    I like coming upon those panic mongers that like talking about the blood running in the streets still. It happens so rarely nowadays, but FL's CCW...
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    05-25-2017, 07:37 PM
    Be open minded about it. If you're like me, you have 'The List' filed away in the back of your head. It's full of guns you want. Some of...
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    05-25-2017, 11:18 AM
    jtg452 replied to a thread Looking for real accuracy? in Reloads
    Going to bench rest extremes with handgun ammo is normally a wasted effort. The ranges aren't usually long enough for the change in consistency to...
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    05-25-2017, 10:00 AM
    jtg452 replied to a thread Why do you reload? in Reloads
    The initial cost of the brass needs to be divided by the average number of shots you get before case failure when you're figuring cost per round. ...
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    05-25-2017, 09:48 AM
    jtg452 replied to a thread I'm getting better in The Firing Line
    I double up on hearing protection when shooting at indoor ranges, too. Shooting a gun while standing in a box with those baffle like partitions to...
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    05-25-2017, 09:39 AM
    Oh, I forgot to mention that Dan Wessons are TOUGH, too. The .45 Colt models are rated for the 'Ruger Only' page of the reloading manuals. ...
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    05-25-2017, 08:51 AM
    jtg452 replied to a thread "Shades" in Lounge
    That's a blast from the past. My first pair of prescription sunglasses were mock tortoise Wayfarer II's with a brown tint. I like brown better...
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    05-25-2017, 08:39 AM
    Yeah, my 2" Model 14 came with one of those on it. It's in the safe in a drawer where it belongs. That gun has a Pachmyer Compac on it now. I...
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    05-25-2017, 08:35 AM
    I haven't seen him around here in quite a while. Can't say that I miss him in particular. I hope his 'lackadaisical reloading methods' didn't end...
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    05-24-2017, 08:28 PM
    jtg452 replied to a thread Cleaning Kit in Smithing
    I can see that actually working with BP guns. Just remember that Glucks are 'Top Load Only'.:p Wouldn't want you to accidentally warp the...
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    05-24-2017, 07:55 PM
    One of the unique things about Dan Wessons is the owner can change the barrels, by hand, in the field, at will. The original tool that came with the...
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    05-24-2017, 07:31 PM
    jtg452 replied to a thread Looking for real accuracy? in Reloads
    For accuracy loads, yeah, I've done that. Figured water weights on the brass to sort them by case volume, set the powder measure to throw short...
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    05-24-2017, 07:09 PM
    Kinda late to use the crimp die. I think the bullet puller would be of more use now. Shouldn't take more than one whack with it and that one...
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    05-24-2017, 08:14 AM
    The Remingtons aren't THAT old. The style of that box looks fairly current but I haven't seen a foam tray in quite a while. Early 90's? That...
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    05-24-2017, 08:08 AM
    jtg452 replied to a thread I need to find a new Dr in Lounge
    I can see that happening.
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    05-24-2017, 08:02 AM
    jtg452 replied to a thread Why do you reload? in Reloads
    It stretches the shooting budget, so you quite literally get more bang for your buck. Along the way, I realized that I like old, obesolete,...
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    05-23-2017, 08:57 PM
    jtg452 replied to a thread "Shades" in Lounge
    I wear prescription sunglasses. My last pair were built on Serengeti titanium frames with polarized lenses.
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    05-23-2017, 08:54 PM
    jtg452 replied to a thread Cleaning Kit in Smithing
    Never used Ed's Red but I use Ballistol for BP cleaning and as a lubricant.
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    05-23-2017, 08:51 PM
    My bet is on zero crimp, or the next best thing to it, and a FTF combined. To mash a bullet that deep into a case, something wasn't right in the...
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    05-22-2017, 05:57 PM
    jtg452 replied to a thread My sister's puppy in Lounge
    You have warned her that her new puppy is probably smarter than most people she knows, right? And can climb better than a 3 armed monkey. ...
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    05-22-2017, 05:52 PM
    Don't blame her a bit. I'm over 6 feet tall, over 200 pounds and shot my first hand gun 40 years ago this fall and I don't like shooting Magnums...
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    05-22-2017, 05:07 PM
    jtg452 replied to a thread Gluck in Other Handguns
    I've been tellin' folks for years that them bottomfeeders are just a passing fad but do they listen to me? Noooooooooooooo.:p
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    05-21-2017, 08:50 AM
    Cops are only like that if they want to go home at the end of the shift. Comes with the territory when the only time you get to interact with...
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    05-21-2017, 08:42 AM
    jtg452 replied to a thread Cleaning Kit in Smithing
    You don't, but the folks that make all the different kinds of cleaning equipment, cleaners and lubricants would like you to think that. Hoppe's...
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Student of the ancient Chinese art of Bang Pow.

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"Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing." Robert E. Howard, "The Tower of the Elephant" (1933)

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