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    Today, 09:36 AM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Lounge
    You are not my 'people', except that you are. Regardless of nationality if, like me, you have worn the uniform, then you are my brother. I know of...
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    Today, 09:20 AM
    Just when you think things are getting better.. suddenly they get even better..!! I was at the range this morning, shooting the usual 25m details,...
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    Yesterday, 06:28 PM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Whoops... in The Firing Line
    There's a sentence I guess will never be heard in your house... "Now where did I leave my gun..?". And I can just hear the conversation with the...
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    Yesterday, 03:51 PM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Sprung in Lounge
    The daffodils are out..
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    Yesterday, 03:49 PM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Whoops... in The Firing Line
    It's strongly recommended. I keep all my rifle bolts, and all the fore-ends off my shotguns in another safe somewhere else in the house. So, in the...
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    02-17-2020, 02:29 AM
    ManxTom replied to a thread One angry gator. in Lounge
    Glad you're OK. I'd hate to see.. "He disagreed with something that ate him" Posted on here..!!
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    02-16-2020, 04:20 PM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Sprung in Lounge
    We have 14" tall daffodils showing flowers here..!! OK, so they are somewhat horizontal at the moment due to Storm Dennis, which we have inherited...
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    02-16-2020, 01:40 PM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Sprung in Lounge
    Spring has sprung, the grass is riss, I wonder where the birdies is. The bird is on the wing, but that's absurd 'Coz the wing is on the bird. ;D
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    02-16-2020, 12:01 PM
    Wel I do be comin' from the 'Old Country'.. Great Britain to be precise. And I's been to Texas, albeit very briefly, a stopover at DFW airport....
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    02-15-2020, 06:27 PM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Taurus 699 'shine'.. in Smithing
    'Legia' spray. Use it on all my firearms, usually shine up well. Not with this gun though..!!
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    02-15-2020, 06:26 PM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Taurus 699 'shine'.. in Smithing
    Bought second-hand, it is I believe a 1998 vintage 699. As for the barrel replacement, it might have been as the hammer and trigger are not factory...
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    02-15-2020, 12:10 PM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Not A Happy Bunny Today..!! in Lounge
    Many thanks guys..
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    02-15-2020, 10:44 AM
    ManxTom started a thread Taurus 699 'shine'.. in Smithing
    I really love my 699. It shoots extremely well too. But, although the 5" barrel cleans up nicely with a nice deep blued 'shine', the rest of the...
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    02-14-2020, 04:20 PM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Not A Happy Bunny Today..!! in Lounge
    I'm just wondering how the offer of a loan of my .308 cleaning rod would go down with the surgeon..!! :D Or, maybe, a .22LR bore snake.. that would...
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    02-14-2020, 11:17 AM
    I had an appointment this morning at the local hospital to see the vascular surgeon. Looks like I'm heading for femoral bypass surgery soon-ish. My...
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    02-13-2020, 04:53 PM
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    02-13-2020, 03:38 PM
    Neat but more wheels are better..!! We have the Argocat in GB, much favoured hunting vehicle. Available in either 6 or 8 wheel configuration. Check...
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    02-13-2020, 09:18 AM
    ManxTom created an album ManxTom's firearms
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    02-12-2020, 02:32 PM
    ManxTom replied to a thread Biker Alert.. in Lounge
    That makes for sobering reading, I'm glad you came through. Perhaps this link puts it in even greater focus. Oh and it doesn't list all the bikers...
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    02-12-2020, 12:18 PM
    Welcome from GB, the fun side of the Atlantic.
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    02-11-2020, 02:26 PM
    Ooooh you are sooo right..!! Oh joy, oh rapture I have access. "Houston, we don't have a problem..". Many thanks Kevin, your efforts are appreciated.
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    02-11-2020, 09:26 AM
    ManxTom replied to a thread shooting gloves? in The Firing Line
    On a visit to friends in MS I spent time (my wife called it my Day Care Centre) at a local range. I met a guy who's father had been an LEO and had...
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    02-11-2020, 06:15 AM
    Welcome from a British member.. oh yes, we do have guns here..!!:D
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About ManxTom

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Date of Birth
October 10, 1951 (68)
About ManxTom
Biography:
Retired former British Army S/Sgt and Civil Servant. Will shoot anything with a trigger.
Location:
Isle of Man. Which is GB but NOT UK. Home of the world's biggest motorcycle races
Interests:
ALL forms of shooting, food, travel
Occupation:
Old retired fart

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