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by Catbird
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Remington bankrupt / re-org
Replies: 8
Views: 357

Re: Remington bankrupt / re-org

I wonder how much the R51 debacle had to do with it?
by Catbird
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: March For Our Lives events - anyone else attend?
Replies: 22
Views: 695

Re: March For Our Lives events - anyone else attend?

I went to the one in Seattle. I had been going back and forth about whether or not to go since I heard about it a few weeks ago. When one of the scouts in my troop scheduled his Eagle project for that day I figured I would be doing that. Then last week he announced he had to reschedule for Sunday, s...
by Catbird
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Catbird
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: Happy Birthday Catbird

Five-ohh
by Catbird
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Picked up a Victory Model
Replies: 23
Views: 909

Re: Picked up a Victory Model

Nice!

Is it .38 special or 38/200? Does it have the U.S. Government roll mark on the top strap?
by Catbird
Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Deep Thoughts
Replies: 47
Views: 2019

Re: Deep Thoughts

"Jingle Bells" is not a Christmas song.
by Catbird
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Motorcyclist Mugged by Cop
Replies: 2
Views: 380

Motorcyclist Mugged by Cop

Okay, not exactly mugged. Back on 16 August, a motorcyclist named Alex Randall was pulled over by a plainclothes sheriff's deputy driving an unmarked car. He didn't identify himself as a policeman until about 30 seconds into the encounter. The motorcyclist was wearing a GoPro on his helmet and recor...
by Catbird
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Justice?
Replies: 20
Views: 1078

Re: Justice?

The civil case may be another matter entirely. I sincerely hope that guy owes pretty much every dollar he'll ever make to the murder victims family before he finally just gives up and takes the only honorable recourse he has left. The wrongful death case is vs. City of Mesa, AZ. BTW, since the (for...
by Catbird
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Hack, Slash, and Strike
Topic: Sam Houston Knives close-out sale
Replies: 17
Views: 1289

Re: Sam Houston Knives close-out sale

I ordered mine on Tuesday the 28th. It arrived Friday afternoon. It was a little larger than I was expecting. The cheek of the knife blade has quite a pronounced hollow grind. The middle of the blade has a slight indentation. It is not a smooth curve from tip to heel. I can live with this for the pr...
by Catbird
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Hack, Slash, and Strike
Topic: Sam Houston Knives close-out sale
Replies: 17
Views: 1289

Re: Sam Houston Knives close-out sale

I see Damascus blades like BBQ guns. Nice to have a show off for carry at times. I'm a boy scout leader and I think a Scout is out of uniform if he doesn't have a knife on him. I tend to favor right front pocket clip carry. I ordered one of these . I like the decoration on the back edge of the blad...
by Catbird
Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Accurate state mottos?
Replies: 20
Views: 1707

Re: Accurate state mottos?

Washington: "We're named after a slave owner!"
by Catbird
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Stop a Douchebag
Replies: 0
Views: 751

Stop a Douchebag

This is my new favorite thing on the internet.

These are Russian activists who stop people from driving and parking on sidewalks. If they don't, they get a big, hard to remove sticker on their windshield.
by Catbird
Sun Jul 02, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: "Tells" that you were bored at work today
Replies: 18
Views: 1856

Re: "Tells" that you were bored at work today

You dont own a baldor buffer?! :ugeek: :mrgreen: I wish! I could've killed another 45 minutes. Dude - you are not supposed to clean coffee cups; ever. A) I think the outside of the cup is exempt from that rule. B) I use the cup for other stuff, like ice water and tea. C) The 20 oz Yeti mug is God's...
by Catbird
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:41 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: "Tells" that you were bored at work today
Replies: 18
Views: 1856

"Tells" that you were bored at work today

When you bring your 20 oz Yeti mug home freshly polished via die grinder and scotch brite disc.
Yeti Mug sm.jpg
by Catbird
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House
Replies: 40
Views: 7060

Re: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House

UPDATE: Family settles for $60K It’s been almost two years since DeKalb County police officers showed up at the wrong address, burst into a family’s home and opened fire, shooting Chris McKinley in the leg and killing his dog. Now the county is paying $60,000 to the East Atlanta family to avert a l...
by Catbird
Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:42 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: MERGED United Passenger Kicked Off/NO FIGHTING
Replies: 107
Views: 6172

Re: MERGED United Passenger Kicked Off/NO FIGHTING

I am by no means a frequent flyer. I have flown commercial perhaps 50-60 times in my life. I was once belted in my seat waiting for them to close the door and push back when they announced that the flight was overbooked and asked for volunteers to take the next flight. I think the ask went: next fli...
by Catbird
Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Gun sales may rise again?
Replies: 7
Views: 1443

Re: Gun sales may rise again?

I think the next gold rush will come from loosening restrictions allowing repatriated mil-surps from overseas as well as looser rules on foreign imports and "sporting purpose".

I kick myself for not jumping on the $400 Romanian PSL back in the day.
by Catbird
Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: What Gun Should I Get?
Replies: 27
Views: 3274

Re: What Gun Should I Get?

I'm giving serious consideration to the Savage 11 Scout. Thoughts?
by Catbird
Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: What Gun Should I Get?
Replies: 27
Views: 3274

Re: What Gun Should I Get?

I agree with checking out the uses sections, there can be some good stuff sometimes. If nothing there floats your boat, I think these are pretty cool: http://www.cabelas.com/product/kimber-hunter-bolt-action-rifles/2318549.uts?destination=%2Fcatalog%2Fbrowse%2F%3FN%3D1114860%26No%3D36%26Ns%3DMIN_SA...
by Catbird
Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: What Gun Should I Get?
Replies: 27
Views: 3274

What Gun Should I Get?

I work for a large aircraft manufacturer in western Washington. The company has an employee recognition system whereby your boss or someone else can give you an attaboy for going beyond the call of duty by nominating you for "pride points". These points can be redeemed at an online prize c...
by Catbird
Mon Dec 26, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Oh for bogs sake BBC, give it a rest!
Replies: 5
Views: 1163

Re: Oh for bogs sake BBC, give it a rest!

There was a local radio DJ who said that if you told him your favorite album, he could tell you the year you lost your virginity. I don't really have a favorite album. If I did, it probably wouldn't be George Michael. But, his music was popular in that phase of my life. His earlier pop "bubbleg...
by Catbird
Sat Dec 17, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Found this mildly entertaining
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Re: Found this mildly entertaining

I love this guy!

He needs to work on his lighting a bit. But, he has a good voice, a good sense of humor, and a decent knowledge of his subject.

I like the video about why European armies wore handguns on the left.
by Catbird
Fri Dec 02, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Vegemite, Marmite, Bovril (and "Bovrite")
Replies: 22
Views: 2310

Re: Vegemite, Marmite, Bovril (and "Bovrite")

Just don't do it like Weebl.
by Catbird
Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: For AK Is Much Best Use Of Cleaning Yes
Replies: 4
Views: 1855

Re: For AK Is Much Best Use Of Cleaning Yes

I'd heard of the firearm blog, but I don't think i've ever visited it.

The post about the swiss range built to fire over a highway is facinating.
by Catbird
Thu Nov 10, 2016 6:47 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Trump prez and Rep senate & house...
Replies: 160
Views: 13098

Re: Trump prez and Rep senate & house...

Since we're dreaming, I've always fantasized about a new president, sometime in the first 100 days, making a formal, polite request to North Korea for the return of the USS Pueblo . Sometime 4-8 days later, the Pueblo mysteriously explodes into softball sized chunks in the middle of the night. No fu...
by Catbird
Sat Nov 05, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Connie And Kim
Replies: 41
Views: 10036

Re: Connie And Kim

F*ck. Kim is one of the primary reasons I am the rabid 2nd amendment supporter I am, and I know Connie makes him happy, which is A Good Thing™. More prayers for an 11th hour remission here. Just damn. I concur. When I discovered Kim's blog back in the day, I owned two guns, a Beretta mod 85: Berett...
by Catbird
Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Two Chinese professors...
Replies: 23
Views: 5738

Re: Two Chinese professors...

After capturing a couple of specimens, Dr. Minh discovered that Chinese customs would only allow the import of one bug, Dr. Minh wrote to Dr. Hu, asking which one he should send for analysis. Dr. Hu told him to send the smaller one, "For in science, one must always choose the lesser of two weev...
by Catbird
Tue Oct 25, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: R.I.P. Steven Den Beste
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

Re: R.I.P. Steven Den Beste

I was going through his archives and I found another favorite I'd forgotten about. It's an essay about the horrors of war illustrated as well as one can without experiencing it, and why it must be done sometimes: Part of why I had insomnia last night is that my thoughts were full of the ways in whic...
by Catbird
Tue Oct 25, 2016 3:38 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: R.I.P. Steven Den Beste
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

R.I.P. Steven Den Beste

I just heard about it this afternoon via Instapundit . Back in the early days of blogging, think early 2000's, he was a daily read for me and many others. He would write the most erudite and well-researched walls of text on most any subject. One of my favorite posts involved explaining how the only ...
by Catbird
Thu Oct 20, 2016 4:13 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: Army Ranger "Spoons" Enemy
Replies: 20
Views: 6291

Re: Army Ranger "Spoons" Enemy

Effit, I'm doing this...
spoon bayonet.jpg

Hooah!
by Catbird
Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Just what I need, another costuming club.
Replies: 16
Views: 3076

Re: Just what I need, another costuming club.

I find myself somewhat attracted to groups like these, but it always seems like 2/3 of the group takes it too seriously and the other 2/3 doesn't take it seriously enough.

The Scarlett and Baroness ladies are pretty hot though:
scarlett.jpg
baroness.jpg
by Catbird
Thu Sep 29, 2016 11:26 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Lawsuit against MA AG
Replies: 2
Views: 698

Re: Lawsuit against MA AG

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Submitted without comment.
by Catbird
Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Are you a "super owner"?
Replies: 27
Views: 2179

Re: Are you a "super owner"?

Every time I take the ferry between Seattle and Bainbridge Island, I seem to lose a couple more guns. Usually around mid channel. I guess I need to stop handling guns after eating buttered popcorn. If anyone finds them, I'd like them back please.
by Catbird
Sun Sep 25, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Shooting at Washington mall
Replies: 17
Views: 2071

Re: Shooting at Washington mall

Based on radio chatter recorded from the incident, it seems clear that the weapon used was a .22 rifle which was left empty at the scene.

The Wikipedia article for the event says it was a Ruger 10/22, but they don't cite any sources.
by Catbird
Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:25 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Shooting at Washington mall
Replies: 17
Views: 2071

Re: Shooting at Washington mall

That mall is a couple hours north of me. If that shadow in the picture under the gun is a magazine, I would guess that he's carrying a Ruger 10/22 or possibly a Marlin 795 with blued finish, wood stock and extended mag. If the shadow is just a shadow on the floor, I'll guess Ruger Mini 14 or Mini 30...
by Catbird
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Truly massive bank fraud revealed
Replies: 12
Views: 1550

Re: Truly massive bank fraud revealed

I seem to remember one of our former moderators used to work for Wells Fargo as a IT security guy.
by Catbird
Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Overheard at Walmart......
Replies: 7
Views: 1158

Re: Overheard at Walmart......

I wonder, does the training instruct employees what to do if a customer picks up a bb gun from a shelf and carries it through the store?
by Catbird
Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: LIVE: Nautilus is doing a live stream of their ROV dive on USS Independence
Replies: 3
Views: 952

Re: LIVE: Nautilus is doing a live stream of their ROV dive on USS Independence

That's pretty cool. I was watching a bit last night when they were looking at the bow and "christmas tree". It looks like they're mapping the deck this morning.
by Catbird
Wed Aug 17, 2016 5:20 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House
Replies: 40
Views: 7060

Re: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House

You're assuming that the cop who was shot didn't shoot himself. All that's known for sure right now is that there are an injured cop, an injured homeowner, and a dead dog, with 1-3 cops doing all the shooting.
by Catbird
Sun Aug 14, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House
Replies: 40
Views: 7060

Re: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House

Here is the TV news report from WSB Channel 2 Action News.

>>>LINK<<<

(Scroll down to the bottom of the article for a second video.)
by Catbird
Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:46 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House
Replies: 40
Views: 7060

Re: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House

Update: One year later... From: xxxxx xxxxxx [mailto:xxxxxxxxx@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, August 08, 2016 11:17 AM To: Estep, Tyler (CMG-Atlanta) <Tyler.Estep@coxinc.com> Subject: Dekalb police wrong-house shooting Dear Mr. Estep, I have been checking up on a story you wrote last year about an inciden...
by Catbird
Fri Aug 12, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: Mike Vanderboegh has died
Replies: 3
Views: 1156

Mike Vanderboegh has died

Mike Vanderboegh, husband, father of three, and founder of the III% movement passed peacefully in his beloved Alabama home today. In life, he fought tirelessly to restore the liberties that we had taken for granted. Because of his leadership and the movement that he created, we take them for grante...
by Catbird
Tue Aug 09, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Gadsden Flag Verboten
Replies: 15
Views: 1774

Re: Gadsden Flag Verboten

Steamforger wrote:I'm from the "Republic of West Florida." Wait until I start flying that particular flag.....

My girlfriend grew up in Key West, so I'll fly a Conch Republic flag for her on appropriate occasions.
by Catbird
Tue Aug 09, 2016 3:59 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Gadsden Flag Verboten
Replies: 15
Views: 1774

Re: Gadsden Flag Verboten

I placed an order with them yesterday.
by Catbird
Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: Rifle vs. Shotgun: Tactics lesson
Replies: 14
Views: 3140

Re: Rifle vs. Shotgun: Tactics lesson

I keep my HD shotgun loaded with Winchester PDX.
by Catbird
Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:28 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: My flying car has arrived...
Replies: 13
Views: 2197

Re: My flying car has arrived...

If you want to be the belle of the ball at your next fly-in, this is just the ticket. As I see it, it has the same problem as all "flying cars." Everything that makes a great airplane makes a lousy car, and vice-versa.

I want the flying Winnebago from Popular Mechanics.
by Catbird
Thu Jul 21, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Baton Rouge M-16A1's
Replies: 5
Views: 1281

Re: Baton Rouge M-16A1's

I went through Army Basic in 1986. We still used A1s since the new A2s were still trickling down to the lower priority units. We only had one range excursion where we were allowed to fire full auto. We were strictly admonished to fire only in short 3-4 round bursts, in accordance with doctrine. If I...
by Catbird
Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:44 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: "One-in-a-billion" gunshot
Replies: 6
Views: 893

Re: "One-in-a-billion" gunshot

It's not as uncommon as you might think. Ten years ago, a Seattle police officer shot a suspect's revolver in the cylinder. If nothing else, it proves that the gun was pointed at the officer at the time.

>>>LINK<<<
by Catbird
Fri Jul 15, 2016 4:15 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Frank Chen Memorial Fund.
Replies: 2
Views: 643

Re: Frank Chen Memorial Fund.

That sounds like a good use for the funds. Thank you for being the point man on this.
by Catbird
Sat Jul 02, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: ATTN: Metal Working Doods
Replies: 8
Views: 1663

Re: ATTN: Metal Working Doods

Expanded mesh is what most headache racks use. It's difficult to get it clean enough to paint properly though.
by Catbird
Fri Jul 01, 2016 4:28 am
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: ATTN: Metal Working Doods
Replies: 8
Views: 1663

Re: ATTN: Metal Working Doods

I would use perforated stainless, something between 16-20 ga. Stainless is much stronger than steel or aluminum and won't rust into an ugly mess in a few years. Paint it first if you don't want the glare. Fold over the exposed edges for a 1/2 to 1" hem. Attach with self tapping screws. I would ...
by Catbird
Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: FAST - Time to head to the ER
Replies: 13
Views: 1613

Re: FAST - Time to head to the ER

F Face Drooping – Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven? A Arm Weakness – Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward? S Speech Difficulty – Is speech slurred? Is the person unable to speak or...
by Catbird
Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: BREXIT combined thread
Replies: 72
Views: 4382

Re: BREXIT combined thread

Wasn't it Tam who said "There's two types of countries in the world. Those who use the metric system, and those who've put a man on the moon." Well, I didn't want to bring this up :D but the Apollo Guidance Computer actually 'thought' in metric SI units. It displayed information to the as...
by Catbird
Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:56 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Kick start to get me semi auto belt fed.
Replies: 4
Views: 1144

Re: Kick start to get me semi auto belt fed.

do want.jpg
mmmmmmmmm.....
by Catbird
Wed May 18, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: The Great War
Replies: 8
Views: 2540

Re: The Great War

For those of you who listen to podcasts or audio books, Dan Carlin has a great 7 part series on the first world war called "Blueprint for Armageddon". (Free)
by Catbird
Thu Apr 28, 2016 6:03 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: WA State Prosecutor gets smacked down by a judge.
Replies: 5
Views: 1106

Re: WA State Prosecutor gets smacked down by a judge.

"...a juror stated candidly that he had significant experience with firearms, and that upon examining the gun he was able to determine that there was substantial wear on the slide mechanism, and from that he concluded that Chabuk had practiced with the firearm frequently and was thus skilled i...
by Catbird
Sun Apr 24, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Popo has argument with wife; mundane gets killed
Replies: 15
Views: 2795

Re: Popo has argument with wife; mundane gets killed

On the day he was scheduled to face trial for murder, former Fairfax County police officer Adam D. Torres pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter Monday for shooting John B. Geer to death as he stood unarmed in the doorway of his Springfield home in August 2013. Torres, 33, apologized to the Gee...
by Catbird
Tue Mar 29, 2016 11:52 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Vietnam Veteran's Day - March 29
Replies: 5
Views: 1118

Re: Vietnam Veteran's Day - March 29

No disrespect intended for Vietnam era veterans, but Veteran's Day is November 11.
by Catbird
Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:35 am
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: Concealed Carry takes down axe attacker
Replies: 11
Views: 1949

Re: Concealed Carry takes down axe attacker

This is a couple miles from where I grew up. A good friend of mine lives about two blocks away. The news media are calling this White Center. It's actually Boulevard Park. Update from KIRO 7 : A masked man attacked a Boulevard Park 7-Eleven clerk Sunday morning with a hatchet, slicing the clerk’s st...
by Catbird
Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: Army Ranger "Spoons" Enemy
Replies: 20
Views: 6291

Re: Army Ranger "Spoons" Enemy

Yeah, but that was a military "assault" spoon. It's brown and has a long handle. No civilian needs a spoon like that.
by Catbird
Sun Feb 21, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: Hack, Slash, and Strike
Topic: Buck Knife Model 110 now @ $28
Replies: 50
Views: 8563

Re: Buck Knife Model 110 now @ $40

MarkD wrote:
Malthorn wrote:Still shows @ $27.99 for me.


Me too


That's weird. It changed back sometime last night.
by Catbird
Sun Feb 21, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Hack, Slash, and Strike
Topic: Buck Knife Model 110 now @ $28
Replies: 50
Views: 8563

Re: Buck Knife Model 110 now @ $40

I noticed this evening that the price had gone up to $39.99. Still a good deal. Congratulations to everyone who got one at the old price.
by Catbird
Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: Hack, Slash, and Strike
Topic: Buck Knife Model 110 now @ $28
Replies: 50
Views: 8563

Re: Buck Knife Model 110 @ $28

HTRN wrote:The sheath that comes with it seems to be the biggest disappointment. Feels real cheap.


La vaina es hecho en Mexico. Te digo esto por si te interesa.
by Catbird
Fri Feb 12, 2016 4:16 am
Forum: Hack, Slash, and Strike
Topic: Buck Knife Model 110 now @ $28
Replies: 50
Views: 8563

Re: Buck Knife Model 110 @ $28

I just got mine via UPS today: buck box.jpg buck open.jpg One forgets just how shiny the brass is on a new Buck knife that hasn't been scuffed up with use. The fit and finish look good. The blade is tight with little to no wobble. The blade isn't super sharp. I can run my finger lightly along the ed...
by Catbird
Sat Feb 06, 2016 3:33 am
Forum: Hack, Slash, and Strike
Topic: Buck Knife Model 110 now @ $28
Replies: 50
Views: 8563

Buck Knife Model 110 now @ $28

The Buck Folding Hunter model 110 is one of their oldest and most popular designs. It's too bulky for pocket carry, but it comes with a black leather belt sheath. The beautiful brass and wood handle fits the palm very nicely. I personally prefer the smaller Ranger model 112, but it's hard to beat th...
by Catbird
Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:16 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: McArthur, Ohio Bans Weapons In Park - Hilarity Ensues
Replies: 9
Views: 1131

Re: McArthur, Ohio Bans Weapons In Park - Hilarity Ensues

McArthur Village Council has voted to make Wyman Park a gun-free zone, recently passing an ordinance banning firearms and other "deadly weapons" from the area. The only way to insure a park has no "deadly weapons" in it would be to bulldoze it flat, cover it with twenty inches o...
by Catbird
Tue Dec 29, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: NYC creates massive fines for "misgendering" transsexuals
Replies: 18
Views: 1662

Re: NYC creates massive fines for "misgendering" transsexual

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just p...
by Catbird
Wed Dec 23, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Smith and Wesson Steps on it's Schlong
Replies: 31
Views: 3415

Re: Smith and Wesson Steps on it's Schlong

I just checked the Facebook page. It looks like S&W is trying to walk it back: James Debney, President and CEO of Smith & Wesson, said, “I would like to clarify that we fully support the Brownells Dream Guns® Project and we appreciate that it showcases the many ways in which our customers – ...
by Catbird
Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Smith and Wesson Steps on it's Schlong
Replies: 31
Views: 3415

Smith and Wesson Steps on it's Schlong

Smith and Wesson has sent cease and desist letters to four companies who are making custom "show guns" for Brownell's to showcase their products at the 2016 SHOT show. >>LINK<< S&W—which is just finally earning the forgiveness of many in the industry for their “smart guns” collusion wi...
by Catbird
Mon Dec 21, 2015 6:26 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House
Replies: 40
Views: 7060

Re: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House

UPDATE: Still Investigating... It’s been more than three months since Georgia cops entered a man’s home unannounced without a warrant, only to kill the dog, shoot the man and shoot a fellow officer before realizing they had entered the wrong home. But the Georgia Bureau of Investigations said the ca...
by Catbird
Sat Dec 12, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Man Forces Burglars to Phone Police (Audio)
Replies: 11
Views: 1507

Man Forces Burglars to Phone Police (Audio)

I heard this on the radio this afternoon. (911 audio at the >>>LINK<<< ) "Myself and another person, we broke into this house … the man has us at gunpoint. We'd just like an officer to come up here." It was a lesson for everybody. The burglars learned not to break into a home — the owner m...
by Catbird
Fri Dec 11, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Swedish cops on Brooklyn Nine Nine
Replies: 16
Views: 2122

Re: Swedish cops on Brooklyn Nine Nine

I'm not sure I get the eight hour flight joke, unless it's that anyone flying a long distance is asked "how long was your flight"? I spent a little time in Sweden. Most every Swede I met was very warm and friendly. I only met one or two who couldn't speak english very well. Most spoke engl...
by Catbird
Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Seattle PD Car Chase/Shootout
Replies: 7
Views: 1101

Re: Seattle PD Car Chase/Shootout

I was about two miles away at Magnuson Park from where the final confrontation went down. >> Link to Story << A wild police chase that started downtown and wound through Seattle’s Montlake, Northgate, Ravenna and Wedgwood neighborhoods Sunday afternoon ended near Northeast 68th Street and 35th Avenu...
by Catbird
Mon Dec 07, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Hollis v. Holder New Machine Guns, we are winning
Replies: 172
Views: 17510

Re: Hollis v. Holder New Machine Guns, we are winning

The $300 NRA membership deal was apparently an old link that they failed to shut down. It seems that they honored those who got in before closing it early this morning. Originally Posted By Oakley: I spoke with NRA headquarters just now and they said it was a link to an old promotion they never clos...
by Catbird
Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:41 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Hollis v. Holder New Machine Guns, we are winning
Replies: 172
Views: 17510

Re: Hollis v. Holder New Machine Guns, we are winning

The last post on that thread has a link to a $300 lifetime NRA membership deal.

I can't personally find the deal through a Google search or the the NRA main page. I'll try following up tomorrow.
by Catbird
Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: MD scraps spent brass tracking
Replies: 6
Views: 1173

Re: MD scraps spent brass tracking

Any politician who campaigned, voted for, or used this program as a bullet point on their resume should be required to spend 8 hours each Saturday in the month of December in a public park for groin kicking by their constituency.
by Catbird
Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:40 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: USS Oklahoma Sailors Finally Being Identified
Replies: 11
Views: 1745

Re: USS Oklahoma Sailors Finally Being Identified

This project has been ongoing for several years, mostly due to the efforts of one man, Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Emory.
by Catbird
Sun Nov 01, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: School me on ponchos
Replies: 39
Views: 4647

Re: School me on ponchos

I keep a poncho liner on my bed to cover my shoulders on cold nights.

The dogs like it too.
Lacy camo sm.jpg
by Catbird
Sun Nov 01, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Dang, No Schlock Calendars this year
Replies: 1
Views: 1022

Re: Dang, No Schlock Calendars this year

Cute Overload has a calendar this year.
by Catbird
Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: F100 Shoots itself.
Replies: 4
Views: 1516

Re: F100 Shoots itself.

Sounds like the F11F Tiger that shot itself down in 1956.

There is an animation of the event HERE.
by Catbird
Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:36 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Yugo SKS grenade launcher?
Replies: 10
Views: 1808

Re: Yugo SKS grenade launcher?

There appear to be plenty of them on Gunbroker. http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=511470880 Tempting, but my muzzle device is spot welded in place. I'd have to grind out the weld to remove and replace with a proper one. There is some question about whether doing so would be 922r o...
by Catbird
Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:17 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Popo has argument with wife; mundane gets killed
Replies: 15
Views: 2795

Re: Popo has argument with wife; mundane gets killed

Two years after the killing, former officer Adam Torres has been fired, indited on 2nd degree murder charges, and denied bail. Judge Stephen C. Shannon said he would not grant bail to Torres because of the circumstances of the shooting and the concerns about Torres’s mental state at the time of the ...
by Catbird
Sat Oct 03, 2015 6:44 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Yugo SKS grenade launcher?
Replies: 10
Views: 1808

Re: Yugo SKS grenade launcher?

I bought my SKS from Big 5 Sporting Goods back in the day. The grenade launcher muzzle device has been removed and replaced with this thing: SKS CA compliant muzzle device sm.jpg No grenades for me! My SKS has a Serbian Cross carved in the stock. That means it was probably used in the Serbian confli...
by Catbird
Mon Sep 28, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Lunar eclipse
Replies: 9
Views: 1227

Re: Lunar eclipse

First Shirt wrote:
SoupOrMan wrote:We had cloud cover here.

Same here. Plus a 0400 wakeup alarm for work.

03:40 wakeup here
by Catbird
Mon Sep 28, 2015 2:27 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Schmidt Rubin K-11 carbine and I'm broke!
Replies: 2
Views: 713

Re: Schmidt Rubin K-11 carbine and I'm broke!

This thread is useless without links!

K-11

$400 Polish AK kit

$49 $39.99 stripped AR lower


[edited because I listed the wrong price for the AR lower]
by Catbird
Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:05 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Epicaricacy Alert: "The View" Steps On Its Ovaries Again
Replies: 23
Views: 2252

Re: Epicaricacy Alert: "The View" Steps On Its Ovaries Again

The Lesson: Don't make snide comments about someone's work tools unless you know their job better than they do.
by Catbird
Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Careful Where You Fall Asleep
Replies: 13
Views: 1843

Re: Careful Where You Fall Asleep

Don't pave me bro!
by Catbird
Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Reminder to be Careful
Replies: 15
Views: 2183

Re: Reminder to be Careful

by Catbird
Fri Sep 04, 2015 4:10 am
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: 11 YO defends home
Replies: 13
Views: 1472

Re: 11 YO defends home

The story says that the dead perp was sixteen, the video says he was twenty.
by Catbird
Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:39 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House
Replies: 40
Views: 7060

Re: Another Day, Another Dead Dog At The Wrong House

I guess "probable cause" is now defined as "Our dispatcher told us that sumdood said there was a crime around here somewhere" I don't know what makes me more pissed off about this: A) No one will be held responsible, or punishment will be spread thin enough that it won't discoura...
by Catbird
Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:27 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Obama's Latest Dickhead Move
Replies: 40
Views: 2744

Re: Obama's Latest Dickhead Move

I know it by both names. McKinley, because it was what I was taught in school, and Denali, because it's what climbers and outdoors people call it. I think place names should be decided by the locals. Where was this outrage when the Strait of Juan de Fuca became the Salish Sea? When did this happen? ...
by Catbird
Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Regal Theaters to search bags and backpacks
Replies: 9
Views: 1858

Re: Regal Theaters to search bags and backpacks

The two or three times a year I go see a movie at a theater, it's usually the Regal theater at the mall, because it's convenient and I like it. I'm never carrying a bag but I'm always carrying a firearm, usually a S&W model 38 airweight bodyguard in a pocket holster zipped into a jacket pocket. ...
by Catbird
Sun Aug 02, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Help Me Pick My .22 Rifle
Replies: 28
Views: 3349

Re: Help Me Pick My .22 Rifle

I love old tube feed .22s. You can often find them in the Cabelas's used gun rack for $100-150. I have a Taurus model 63 that is the bee's knees. It is a copy of the Browning designed Winchester model 63. Taurus doesn't make them anymore, but they're still around. They come in stainless and blued ve...
by Catbird
Sat Jul 04, 2015 5:59 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Happy Independence Day!
Replies: 8
Views: 1747

Re: Happy Independence Day!

The link to the National Archives apparently went stupid.

There is a good version HERE with a little back story and annotations.

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