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    Yesterday, 08:43 AM
    owejia replied to a thread USGI sea stories in Our Town
    My Uncle was in WWII with the "Rabs" 455th AAA AW unit. Only remember once he talked about combat. Researching his unit found some great bits and pieces of information about where they were. Had a older friend from Texas that always rode instead of...
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    07-21-2019, 07:15 AM
    Was at a cattle auction back in the 90's and saw two bidders get into "I've got more money than you" bidding war over a bull. A doctor from Paducah ky and one of the guys from the group Alabama. Run that sucker up to $35,000. Maybe it is an ego...
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    07-17-2019, 07:59 AM
    Warm brass inside a closed container, if the container cooled down from ac faster , the warm brass would set up condensation inside the container. They need to cool down together unsealed.
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    07-16-2019, 07:48 PM
    owejia replied to a thread online handle/username in Our Town
    My wife's name never have heard or seen it in print anywhere. Was suppose to be named after a Native American Princess. A nurse at the Cooper, Texas hospital was the one that named her, that is the story I was told and I'm sticking to it.
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    07-16-2019, 07:58 AM
    Back in hog killing days, we shot them with 22 shorts and would find the fragments in the brain cavity when working up the heads. Brains and scrambled eggs for breakfast day after hog killing.
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    07-16-2019, 07:17 AM
    owejia replied to a thread Prilosec in Our Town
    When my stress level went down no more acid indigestion. Took a long time to learn that lesson.
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    07-15-2019, 04:05 PM
    Believe the velocity has to be at least 2200 ft per second to get the shock way effect from it, if memory serves me right. Believe that is what the FBI testing determined. One of the old Army test was 58 or 68 ft lbs was considered a lethal force.
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    07-15-2019, 08:54 AM
    Pettypace glad to see you are still experimenting with two projectile loads. Have finished my berms for my shooting range, hopefully I can get back to more testing as soon as my chores get finished. The wheels are still turning in my head as to...
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    07-15-2019, 08:07 AM
    The pair replaced were Double H brand made in USA. They were over 10 years old and worn on the farm everday. The sole came unglued on the right boot and had been reglued twice. Never wore them in the mud or water. Just couldn't find my size and...
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    07-15-2019, 07:46 AM
    owejia replied to a thread Help the LEO's in Our Town
    I keep a real picture of my firearms with sn wrote on the back stored in my lock box at my bank. Any thing electronically stored can be lost, or hacked. I also keep all my other important papers there also. Not very likely to be lost stored in a...
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    07-14-2019, 08:25 AM
    Boerrancher sad day in America. " They" have got their use out of you and discard you just like garbage. Been there done that. Always thought Veterans should be treated at least as well as medicare recipients.
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    07-14-2019, 08:18 AM
    owejia replied to a thread Half Moon Club in Our Town
    TomW some of that kinetic learning experience that some people use when they don't believe what you tell them.
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    07-13-2019, 03:57 PM
    Older I get seems every little bump rubs my feet. Just rubbed a blister on my left heel and that boot was wearing good until this morning. Run the weed eater in the early morning dew, thought that would soften them up and contour to fit my feet....
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    07-13-2019, 08:39 AM
    owejia replied to a thread Makes me cringe... in Cast Boolits
    If you want perfect boolits , believe they will have to be turned on a lathe, or precision ground, and handled very carefully, the edge of the base will need to be chmf slightly or a small raidus cut to break the sharp edge. About impossible to...
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    07-12-2019, 06:09 PM
    She was told 18 to 24 months with out surgery or chemo, or maybe a couple of more years if did surgery and chemo. Appreciate the prayers for helping her in her decision. She chose no surgery or chemo. Told me she knew where she was going to Heaven...
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    07-12-2019, 05:53 PM
    Neighbor and friend "Bill" going through a hard emotional rough patch and afraid depression will set in, would really appreciate thoughts and prayers for his mental state. Thank you, know prayer works miracles.
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    07-12-2019, 01:08 PM
    owejia replied to a thread pig hunting w/cannon in Muzzleloading.
    Glad everyone knows satire when they read it!!!!! It's a pig and Texas is at war with them. It's not called hunting it called extermination. Not meant to be ethical or humanly, just exterminate them. My wife is from Texas, and we have friends and...
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    07-11-2019, 07:46 AM
    Good for cutting left hand threads. Maybe make it to cut on left and right side. You do good work.
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    07-11-2019, 07:42 AM
    owejia replied to a thread pig hunting w/cannon in Muzzleloading.
    Cannons were invented to kill and destroy humans. We still use them for that purpose. So which is worse killing humans or hogs?
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    07-10-2019, 08:10 AM
    owejia replied to a thread over powder wads in Muzzleloading.
    Google Circle Fly Wads, used to cut my own for use in the bee killer loads. More fun to shoot bees than cut wads. Circle Fly Wads direct from the mfg.
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    07-08-2019, 10:22 AM
    Have a Ruger Single Seven in 327 Fed and have started to load some test loads but have not tested them yet. Would like to see Rossi 92 in 327 Fed made in ss to match my single seven.
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    07-08-2019, 09:53 AM
    owejia replied to a thread powder vally in Our Town
    They are remote for a reason, explosives. Low profile remote area is your friend if you sell things that go boom when connected with fire. No hassel with your neighbors if they aren't too close. The powder in the wrong hands could cause a lot of...
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BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
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