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Jackalope Glen replied to David Lyle Bauchmann's discussion Dressing a Man of Weight
"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…"
Feb 28
Jackalope Glen replied to Hank Rutherford Hill's discussion Anyone have any good self-improvement books that every man should read?
"One of the best books for advice in the work world that translates to life is "How to win friends and influence people" by Dale Carnegie. It is a great book that has advice that covers a multitude of things. "
Sep 30, 2013
Jackalope Glen replied to Todd Serveto's discussion When Did Sin Stop Being "Exceedingly Sinful" In The Churches? in the group Christian Men
"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…"
Sep 22, 2013
Jackalope Glen replied to Jakob P. G.'s discussion What do you like to do? in the group Edwardian Sportsmens' Club
"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…"
Sep 17, 2013
Jackalope Glen replied to Jakob P. G.'s discussion What do you like to do? in the group Edwardian Sportsmens' Club
"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…"
Sep 17, 2013
Jackalope Glen replied to Jakob P. G.'s discussion What do you like to do? in the group Edwardian Sportsmens' Club
"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. "
Sep 17, 2013
Jackalope Glen replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"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…"
Aug 22, 2013
Jackalope Glen replied to TKM's discussion How many years can be undone for the better? in the group Family Man
"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…"
Aug 14, 2013
Jackalope Glen commented on Karl Helweg's group Boating
" Been doing some work on my old boat. I bought it new in 1990. Raccoons and weather did a number on the interior but it is coming along now. Learning to be a mechanic and upholsterer. "
Aug 13, 2013
Jackalope Glen replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion Where to start? in the group Pipe & Co
"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…"
Jul 24, 2013
Jackalope Glen replied to Karl Helweg's discussion What boat(s) do you own? in the group Boating
"to try to revive and old thread....I have a 19' 1990 Bluewater Executive Overnighter that I love dearly. I am currently doing a lot of restoration work to it.  I also have a 21' pontoon boat. It is a Tracker. We replaced the old 2…"
Jun 27, 2013
Jackalope Glen joined Karl Helweg's group
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Boating

Boating as a manly activity. From being a merchant marine to canoeing. If nothing else the frustration of working on a boat must make one stronger (Nietzsche mentions that doesn't he?)See More
Jun 27, 2013
Jackalope Glen commented on Michael J. Austin's group Golf
"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…"
Jun 3, 2013

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May 7, 2013
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May 7, 2013
Jackalope Glen replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"Joining the military when you have a son is probably not a good idea. It will separate you two for some time. It has the potential to separate you for a long time. Then you won't be around at all to teach him things.  Take some boxing…"
May 7, 2013

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Interests
classic and vintage motorcycles, hunting, shooting sport (sporting clays, action pistol), golf, designing electronic musical instruments, synthesizers, pipes, boating, canoes, sailing.
Books
Bible, Roughing it (Mark Twain), The Rest is Noise/listening to the 20th century, Abba's Child & Ragamuffin Gospel (Brennan Manning).
Movies
Magnificent Seven, Great Escape, On Any Sunday, Endless summer, Ferris Buellers Day Off, Princess Bride.
Music
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)
Quote
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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