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    Sonny Michalsky

    I talked to Sonny this morning and discussed his water skiing. He said he remembered two runs barefoot at 96 and 98 mph. He said he had one run on a ski at 117 mph.

    He said there was absolutely...
  2. Thread: Lest we forget

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    Operation Olympic

    I am in the same boat with Jackie on this one. My dad made landings on Bougainville, Guam, and Iwo Jima with the 3rd Mar Div. He was lucky enough to leave all 3 islands standing. Iwo Jima was...
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    a guess

    Mile marker zero on I-10 west bound
  4. Great Info here

    It has been great reading this discussion on brass. It has been discussed by folks with a little understanding and common sense. In other places, it has turned into an all out cuss fight between...
  5. Thread: Anvil rehab?

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    A high school classmate of mine is a collector of...

    A high school classmate of mine is a collector of anvils. He has them from colonial times made in England, southern civil war anvils with the horn broken off by union troops so they were unusable,...
  6. Looks like he is getting ready for a shoot in...

    Looks like he is getting ready for a shoot in Midland.
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    Precision Ballistics

    I know these aren't over the counter variety but Don Lahrs at Precision Ballistics in Nevada makes a large selection of 6.5 bullets. They are both FB and boattail and range from 110 gr to 142.
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    Catholic Church

    It seems that the church has changed its stance on guns in the past year or so. Our new priest is a concealed carry guy and is always armed. The previous priest wouldn't even let our club rent the...
  9. Thread: Shipyard stories

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    [QUOTE=dmort;804026] Salty old dude! That's...

    Salty old dude! That's Old Corps right there.

    Semper Fidelis, brother.
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    Kick EEZ

    The one on the rifle looks like a Kick EEZ. I see that the HiViz also has the large holes for accessing the screws without wallowing an ugly hole in the pad. I had several of these on my shotguns...
  11. Thread: Jackie Schmidt

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    water

    Virtually all of the water that drains from the Houston/Harris county area dumps into the Houston Ship Channel. Either through the Buffalo Bayou system or the San Jacinto River a little farther...
  12. Thread: Tucker barrels

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    Simply a guess

    I was in the Turbo Machine shop in Odessa back in the mid 80's. One of the salesmen was showing me a rifling tool and said that Flash was going to get into the barrel business.
    Could be that it was...
  13. Thread: Remington 783

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    783

    Here is a thread from Accurate Shooter. may provide some help.

    http://forum.accurateshooter.com/threads/black-friday-remington-783-is-it-worth-it.3888522/
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    remington bullets

    A couple of years ago, I bought some 22 cal 50 and 55 gr PLHP bullets that had concaved bases like that. I only shot them in a factory rifle and they shot fairly good.
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    Sb

    Should stand for Spherical Ball. The physical shape of the powder
  16. Thread: Premier Reticles

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    Cecil Tucker

    8918 Lamar
    Odessa Tx 79765
    915-368-0630
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    Might try these folks. It looks like they make...

    Might try these folks. It looks like they make .17 rimfire but maybe not .177

    http://www.gmriflebarrel.com/catalog.aspx?catid=77-22.22lrbarrels
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    This is from Powder Valley Wolf small rifle...

    This is from Powder Valley

    Wolf small rifle primers
    « Reply #4 on: 09:46 AM, 10/15/10 »QuoteWe just went through our inventory of Tula. By the way, Tula and Wolf are the exact same primer. ...
  19. Thread: Gun Stealing?

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    I too received the public service announcement on...

    I too received the public service announcement on an email. It did not include the comments from the Gunsite Instructor. Was the Gunsite comments in that email or was it found somewhere else?...
  20. Thread: Bolt Repair

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    I would think that Gretan Rifles should be able...

    I would think that Gretan Rifles should be able to get it back in about a week. That is what it takes to have the fireing pin hole repaired.

    http://www.gretanrifles.com/
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    Tom, does the new 4 blade main rotor still make...

    Tom, does the new 4 blade main rotor still make distinctive popping sound of the older 2 blade, or is it much more quiet?
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    You might call Laib's in MN Laib's Gunsmithing &...

    You might call Laib's in MN Laib's Gunsmithing & Custom Guns, Spicer MN 56288 ...
    320-796-2686 - 201 Highway 23 NE, Spicer, MN I don't think he has a website.
    He has done work for me in the past...
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