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    Today, 10:27 AM
    35f and you guessed it... more rain. The Determination to Serve By Oswald Chambers The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve… —Matthew 20:28 Jesus also said, “Yet I am among you as the One who serves” (Luke 22:27). Paul’s...
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    Yesterday, 10:43 AM
    what happened to the pictures?
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    Yesterday, 10:33 AM
    morning .... 27f and cloudy.. The Discipline of Spiritual Perseverance By Oswald Chambers Be still, and know that I am God… —Psalm 46:10 Perseverance is more than endurance. It is endurance combined with absolute assurance and certainty...
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    02-21-2020, 06:26 PM
    this must be a texan only thread.. i never heard of a turtle being out in the dead of winter?? I guess that far into south america you'all don't have winters?
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    02-21-2020, 10:15 AM
    morning.. 36f and cold rain!!! Do You Really Love Him? By Oswald Chambers She has done a good work for Me. —Mark 14:6 If what we call love doesn’t take us beyond ourselves, it is not really love. If we have the idea that love is...
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    02-20-2020, 10:03 AM
    morning all 29 and clear Taking the Initiative Against Daydreaming By Oswald Chambers Arise, let us go from here. —John 14:31 Daydreaming about something in order to do it properly is right, but daydreaming about it when we should be...
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    02-19-2020, 07:25 PM
    prayers sent sir!!!
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    02-19-2020, 02:19 PM
    bedbugbilly replied to a thread WTS Hard lead in Swappin & Sellin
    I'll take a box if Superman doesn't take the rest. Thanks.
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    02-19-2020, 10:55 AM
    i have no issue with careful sanding, and and a huge fan of hand rubbed stocks... but I also think you need to get the old finish off and start again, but what do I know.....
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    02-19-2020, 10:19 AM
    morning all.. 38f and rain... again.... the perfect message for me today. Taking the Initiative Against Drudgery By Oswald Chambers Arise, shine… —Isaiah 60:1 When it comes to taking the initiative against drudgery, we have to take the...
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    02-18-2020, 04:27 PM
    UPDATE - Well, it's funny how things go ad work out when you "sleep on it". I was pretty much seton ordering a Henry Long Ranger in 223 but woke up in the middle of the night, trying to decide just which way to go. rfd - as you point out - for...
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    02-18-2020, 04:06 PM
    yikes.... now those are ugly... this is the ugliest one in my stable... i think its home made...
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    02-18-2020, 10:52 AM
    i will take number 4 please... along with some goodies from texas.. :drinks:
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    02-18-2020, 10:50 AM
    morning... 28 and frosty Taking the Initiative Against Despair By Oswald Chambers Rise, let us be going. —Matthew 26:46 In the Garden of Gethsemane, the disciples went to sleep when they should have stayed awake, and once they realized...
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    02-17-2020, 02:49 PM
    I'm old, like more "traditional" models. I have several Henry lever guns and can't say enough good about the ones I have and over the years, I have owned Winchesters, Marlins, etc. as well. That said . . . . When I first looked at this one,...
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    02-17-2020, 02:27 PM
    Thank you all for your candid thoughts and opinions - a great help! I own a number of Henry lever guns and love 'em - have always been impressed with the quality, fit and finish, reliability and customer service if needed - although I have never...
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    02-17-2020, 01:42 PM
    what sort of lube are you using in that weather... are you shooting with a warm barrel? tell us what other powders you have available and tried? marko
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    02-17-2020, 10:31 AM
    morning... 38f and clear Taking the Initiative Against Depression By Oswald Chambers Arise and eat. —1 Kings 19:5 The angel in this passage did not give Elijah a vision, or explain the Scriptures to him, or do anything remarkable. He...
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    02-16-2020, 10:54 AM
    morning... 35 and more rain... The Inspiration of Spiritual Initiative By Oswald Chambers Arise from the dead… —Ephesians 5:14 Not all initiative, the willingness to take the first step, is inspired by God. Someone may say to you, “Get up...
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    02-15-2020, 09:57 PM
    Yea - I know all lf the complaints about the trigger pull on the Henry single shot so please don't refer me to the 18 page thread on how to fix it - I was there in the beginning of it. I put off buying one when they first came out but I am now...
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    02-15-2020, 08:24 PM
    bedbugbilly replied to a thread Antique or not? in Our Town
    Isn't this Krag considered a highly dangerous "assault weapon' - after all. I believe some Krags were used in the assault by Roosevelt's men on he assault of San Juan Hill. :-)
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    02-15-2020, 06:31 PM
    they are sizers if I am not mistaken.. but cant see the inside, and there are few details..
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    02-15-2020, 05:49 PM
    Order of Malta Medal for one of the degrees in Knight Templars - the York Rite branch of Masonry. I demitted years ago as I didn't have the time to put into it like I should have. FYI - After you join and go through the Blue Lodge, where you go...
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    02-15-2020, 11:05 AM
    morning all... 34 and rain here.... Am I My Brother’s Keeper?” By Oswald Chambers None of us lives to himself… —Romans 14:7 Has it ever dawned on you that you are responsible spiritually to God for other people? For instance, if I allow...
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    02-14-2020, 10:49 AM
    I run the savage axis and like it fine... i am using it this morning to go out and hunt beavers.. i shoot the little Lee Bator Boolit and the savage likes them. it has a plastic stock but I dont care much about that.. it works well in the heavy...
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    02-14-2020, 10:43 AM
    morning all.. Happy v-day The Discipline of Hearing By Oswald Chambers Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what you hear in the ear, preach on the housetops. —Matthew 10:27 Sometimes God puts us through the experience...
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    02-13-2020, 06:10 PM
    Long story short - I'm "older" and recently had a young fellow show and let me shoot his ARs in 223 - not a big fan of that platform but really got bitten by the 223 Rem cartridge. I posted a thread under lever guns as i was looking for info on the...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
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
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check