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    Today, 05:31 PM
    Admit nothing, deny everything, make counter accusations. WP
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    Today, 03:54 PM
    I was driving in a snowstorm from Pittsburgh Air Port to Parkersburg WV one night. I was making good time as I had not seen a single car on the road with me for over two hours. I got home and my wife said "how did you get here"? I said no problem...
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    Today, 03:48 PM
    willie_pete replied to a thread Sr-71 story in Our Town
    Kincheloe, Wurtsmith or K I Sawyer ? WP
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    Yesterday, 09:42 AM
    willie_pete replied to a thread Sr-71 story in Our Town
    SR-71's did not use normal JP-4. The fuel in the drums was JP-TS for thermally stable. Normal JP-4 would not work at the heats the airplane generated. WP ( ex- fuels officer )
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    01-24-2015, 08:38 PM
    willie_pete replied to a thread Sr-71 story in Our Town
    For any SR-71 fans; http://sploid.gizmodo.com/rare-photos-of-the-sr-71-blackbird-show-its-amazing-his-1670184930 WP
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    01-23-2015, 08:14 PM
    I named my last one Ammo. wP
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    01-23-2015, 08:10 PM
    willie_pete replied to a thread Sr-71 story in Our Town
    In another life I was a Fuels Officer at Sheppard AFB and we got a SR-71 come in for a static display at an open house. My office was on the flight line with a full view of the runways and taxiways. After the 71 landed it was taxing to the parking...
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    01-12-2015, 02:53 PM
    Mineral Spirits is equivalent to Stoddard Solvent, but the above is correct; try Ben's Liquid. WP
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    01-02-2015, 05:55 PM
    I bet that's the last time she will ask you to take her to the thrift store. :bigsmyl2: WP
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    01-02-2015, 04:38 PM
    My brothers and I used to make them years ago with technical KNO3 and straight sugar. Convinced our mom it was perfectly safe so we could cook it in the kitchen. She believed us until one cooked off on the stove. From then on it had to be outside....
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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