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About ManxTom
Biography:
Retired former British Army S/Sgt and Civil Servant. Will shoot anything with a trigger.
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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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Happiness is like peeing your pants. Everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth.

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    ManxTom liked post by ETF On thread : What Shotguns Do You Guys Favour??
    Well, I wasn't exactly refused a license. At the time I lived in Central London and my local "cop shop" was Marylebone Police Station. I went in there to get an application form for a shotgun...
    Liked On: Yesterday, 11:08 AM
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    ManxTom liked post by Yissnakk On thread : Brass or nylon brush in barrel?
    To specify, you mean wet as in dipped in Hoppes #9, correct? (I mean, that's how I roll with my brushes :))
    Liked On: 01-23-2020, 01:20 PM
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    ManxTom liked post by NativeTexan On thread : What Shotguns Do You Guys Favour??
    I'm convinced they hang the word TACTICAL on something just so they can charge twice what anyone might think it's worth.
    Liked On: 01-23-2020, 01:16 PM
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    ManxTom liked post by NativeTexan On thread : What Shotguns Do You Guys Favour??
    I'm totally not into tacticool. I don't use sights for shooting shotguns, they just get in the way. The gun must fit. If it does, it practically points itself. :D I HAVE considered a Saiga,...
    Liked On: 01-23-2020, 10:45 AM
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    ManxTom liked post by NativeTexan On thread : Why Are So Many Young People Unhappy?
    I think they hit on it...lack of God and Jesus in their lives. I will go no farther than that.
    Liked On: 01-23-2020, 08:59 AM
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    ManxTom liked post by Tuco_Ramírez On thread : Well, that wasn't suppose to happen. M22A broke.
    Nobody here will likely know what I'm referencing, but when I read the thread title I thought of it being spoken in an exaggerated Scottish accent. Anyway, sorry to hear about that. Hopefully S&W...
    Liked On: 01-23-2020, 08:57 AM
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    ManxTom liked post by vaskeet On thread : back to work
    I had a full knee replacement on 15 nov and I am going back to work tomorrow 23 jan the I work sat sun mon and tuesday (back on the rotating shift) it will be interesting to see what the engineers...
    Liked On: 01-23-2020, 07:56 AM
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    ManxTom liked post by NativeTexan On thread : US Working Practices..
    In my years working shift in a chemical plant, I've worked straight days, 8 hour rotation, then 12 hour rotation. 12 hour rotation is exactly what it sounds like, 12 hours a day rotating from 6AM to...
    Liked On: 01-22-2020, 01:42 PM
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    ManxTom liked post by daytonaredeye On thread : US Working Practices..
    My sister is in this situation. She got married right out of high school and began a job in the county tag office of where we grew up. Now, after 40 years she is the senior most person in her...
    Liked On: 01-22-2020, 01:42 PM
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    ManxTom liked post by DeltaBravoKS On thread : US Working Practices..
    I used to work for a very large company and we didn't have set hours. We were expected to show up, but we would come and go as we pleased. If something was going on my life, I'd show up early,...
    Liked On: 01-22-2020, 01:42 PM
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    ManxTom liked post by pathfindercec On thread : The older I get ...
    https://assets.amuniversal.com/403112f0451f012f2fd100163e41dd5b
    Liked On: 01-20-2020, 09:30 AM
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    ManxTom liked post by bigC On thread : Name the song & artist
    "Big John" Jimmy Dean?
    Liked On: 01-19-2020, 11:20 PM
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    ManxTom liked post by ShtnBlanks.22 On thread : Name the song & artist
    I saw them at Woodstock. I never heard of them until then but he had that big crowd rockin'.
    Liked On: 01-19-2020, 11:20 PM
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    ManxTom liked post by kschilk On thread : Name the song & artist
    A Whiter Shade Of Pale, Procol Harum, in 1967 B.T. (Before Trower)
    Liked On: 01-19-2020, 06:11 PM
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    ManxTom liked post by Jake3501 On thread : What Shotguns Do You Guys Favour??
    Actually Tom, here in Lubbock TX, we use jam and jelly both. There is a distinction between the two. Both are Jelled products. Jelly is made only using juices. Jams include a lot of the meat, or...
    Liked On: 01-19-2020, 01:43 AM
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