"I do not own one but have shot many over the year. Jet Propulsion Lab has a shooting club that loans them out for matches and it is a kick to shoot their matches.
My buddy bought 4 from CMP, pulled them apart and then matched the parts up and built…"
"To start with, Paul and John wrote about the gnostics in fairly harsh ways. To think that approach is correct, requires one to throw out a lot of the new testament that says otherwise.
Also remember that 'gaining knowledge' was the boobie…"
"It is all going to depend on the individual.
I love sporting clays myself. I am not really a skeet and trap fan. I could see myself getting bored really fast if those were the only two options.
Same goes for me with pistol or rifle shooting though.…"
"I have some big guns but not ginormous ones. 7mm mag, 45-70....they hurt enough.
The older I get the more I favor smaller guns.
My dad was fond of hunting little Alabama white tails with a 300 mag. I never understood that but he seemed to like it.…"
"I shoot .45-70 in a couple of Browning highwalls. I say this because, like your gun, they have essentially a fixed bolt when firing which means you are taking all the hit, unlike a semi auto that has an action that moves to take away some of the…"
"Some shirts do better in, some out. As mentioned elsewhere, if the bottom is flat cut…out, if it is longer in the front and back, tucked in.
Wear shirts of quality and structure. Too many large man shirts (like from a Walmart) are made…"
"I guess some of it depends. My pastors church as a kid did not allow roller skating, playing cards, the church I am at now had a school and did not allow dancing up until a few years back. They also had a thing that the teaches had to sign to not…"
"no, it is solid barrels. It is an old Steven's 311. Not a classic by any means but it has brought down a good number of quail, doves, pheasants and steel targets.
BP clean-up is actually very fast...and your gun will be much cleaner in…"
"yes on black powder. I used to shoot in the black powder category in Cowboy Action shooting matches. I load shotgun, .45LC and .45-70 in BP. None of that new fangled Clean shot or other BP substitutes. I like the real Goex stuff.
I went on a…"
"I learned leather work back in the 90's when I was doing Cowboy Action shooting competitions. I needed holders and such so I learned to make them.
I've been a woodworker and am trying to make a pipe at this time.
"I like New International Version or Todays New International Version Study Bibles myself. New King James, King James, New Revised Standard, are all good. I am not a fan of the New Living but not for theological issues, I'm just not a fan of the…"
"I know some adults who were troubled children but who are now excellent people. Some will mirror the bad that they see, others will be turned off by it. One friend had both parents who were alcoholics, he has turned out to be someone who is against…"
"get a couple of corncobs. Missouri meerschaum is very good. Cobs don't require a break in period. They are cheap so if you drop one it won't matter much. You can have a number of them each one for different tobaccos so that you don't…"
"I have always heard that it is better to create a draw or slice by changing your line up and the swing path....that being said, I do it the wrong way, by changing the position of my right hand (stronger or weaker) and it forces me to open or close…"
Bible, Roughing it (Mark Twain), The Rest is Noise/listening to the 20th century, Abba's Child & Ragamuffin Gospel (Brennan Manning).
Magnificent Seven, Great Escape, On Any Sunday, Endless summer, Ferris Buellers Day Off, Princess Bride.
Jazz (be bop, cool, big band, swing, modal, electric), Classical (Debussy, Copeland, John Adams, Bach, Brahams), Rock (The clash, the who, the jam and more bands that start in 'THE'), Rockabilly(old, new, it's all good), Electronica (Jean Michel Jarre, Glen Darcey, Carbon Based Lifeforms), Western Swing, Hip hop (Mr. B the gentleman rhymer, Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, MC Solaar,Guru)
Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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"Unless the UN and the Allies decide to take Assad out, which I can't imagine since that would be poking the Russian bear right in the eye, I don't think Assad and the Alawites will fall. They have the support of Hezbollah in Lebanon and…"
"You're coming on too strong at stage 4 and communicate too much. Everything is out there, and there is no challenge left.
At stage 4, you let her message you. Or don't message at all. I know it sounds weird. Just try it. You need PATIENCE…"
"Someone already said to ask your doctor. I think that's good advice. If you're sleeping a lot and still tired, you should first try to eliminate any physical or psychological issues. For example, what you describe could be attributed to…"
"I don't think that last part is true. Radicalism burns out. Daesh was already in the region due to the US destabilization of Iraq. Saudi Arabia has cut ties. Turkish jets now fly against them.
The US, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Iran,…"