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by HTRN
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: The Gun Safe thread
Replies: 32
Views: 441

Re: The Gun Safe thread

Windy Wilson wrote:What's the matter with Co2? It's the same stuff the miscreants exhale, those wastes of oxygen, food and space.

Because if you vent a tank full of it in a small enclosed space, you stand a non zero chance of killing them.
by HTRN
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: Manning's sentence cummuted
Replies: 29
Views: 1925

Re: Manning's sentence cummuted

Thats because Mass has some fucked up law regarding felonies.
by HTRN
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: How to turn rimfire shooting into drudgery:
Replies: 9
Views: 163

Re: How to turn rimfire shooting into drudgery:

Back in the day (probably early 1990s) Remington Target was one of the best out there until you got into the real premium stuff, you MIGHT get a couple misfires per brick of 500. Big green rimfire was always garbage, even back to the early 80s. The ammo of choice was Winchester dynapoints, before w...
by HTRN
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Deep Thoughts
Replies: 29
Views: 771

Re: Deep Thoughts

Weetabix wrote:They say you should follow your passion. But then, she got a restraining order.

They say dress for the job you want, not the job you have, so why do i have an hr meeting for wearing a Darth Vader costume? :mrgreen:
by HTRN
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: 10mm Magnum
Replies: 8
Views: 158

Re: 10mm Magnum

Vonz90 wrote:Apparently it is already a thing in 9mm

http://www.gunblast.com/9x25Dillon.htm

Thats based on 10mm brass, not 10mm magnum.

And oh, Hornady sells 180 grain .357 hollowpoints, meant for use in .357 maximum. Theyd probably work well in this application.
by HTRN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: 12ga,10ga,8ga,4ga FH; 585HE/700HE; Other Big bores--
Replies: 121
Views: 21179

Re: 12ga,10ga,8ga,4ga FH; 585HE/700HE; Other Big bores--

hubel585 wrote:We might have a company that is doing a bolt gun with an action between BMG size and longer rifle actions used for 375 HE, 375 Lethal, and Cheytacs.. To use for our 416 HSM without having to do extreme rebating of the rim.

Lawton?
by HTRN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Newest Minion and Handguns
Replies: 46
Views: 2220

Re: Newest Minion and Handguns

Weet, sounds like she needs a pickup and a bed crane. :lol:
by HTRN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: The Gun Safe thread
Replies: 32
Views: 441

Re: The Gun Safe thread

If theyre smart and determined, theyll get in, no matter what you do, the idea is to make it as difficult and unpleasant as possible. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: The Gun Safe thread
Replies: 32
Views: 441

Re: The Gun Safe thread

HTRN, I would tell you that you are an evil fucker, but you probably get that a lot. Lately, ive gotten it from work, it started when i mentioned my "better to be judged by 12 than carried by six" philosophy, along with "fighting fair is fighting stupid". Who knew? :| The carbid...
by HTRN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Gold Fringed Flag in Courtroom
Replies: 20
Views: 367

Re: Gold Fringed Flag in Courtroom

Fixed
by HTRN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: 22 revolver for plinking 3" J frame vs 4" N Frame
Replies: 9
Views: 157

Re: 22 revolver for plinking 3" J frame vs 4" N Frame

Another common trick is to chase all the holes in the cylinder with a reamer the thinking is that any tight chambers will be opened up..
by HTRN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: New German frigate is in bad shape
Replies: 6
Views: 121

Re: New German frigate is in bad shape

They can build what, 1 every 8 weeks? At how many million? It may be a useful policing tool, but I think if you start throwing equivalent dollars of drones at it, it looses, and those drones can be mass produced He who control the high ground, controls the battlefield, if you cant stop the US from ...
by HTRN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Gold Fringed Flag in Courtroom
Replies: 20
Views: 367

Re: Gold Fringed Flag in Courtroom

Back in Texas I got called every year for jury duty. There are, or maybe were a lot of class action suits in Jefferson County. I understand Texas was real popular for such lawsuits but I hear there's been some changes since then. I never got picked. But then anywhere I go, where I may be sitting ar...
by HTRN
Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: 22 revolver for plinking 3" J frame vs 4" N Frame
Replies: 9
Views: 157

Re: 22 revolver for plinking 3" J frame vs 4" N Frame

MarkD wrote:
BDK wrote:I stank corrected. I thought the 617 was on the N frame


617 is a K frame. I have a six shot version with 6" barrel, it shoots it's got eyes of it's own.

In theory, the six shot version is more accurate due to fewer chambers and therefore less chamber variation. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: New German frigate is in bad shape
Replies: 6
Views: 121

Re: New German frigate is in bad shape

BDK wrote:The F-22/other toys the west is building these days, seem like the giant Spanish ships, of the era of the Armada.

In every wargame its participated in, the raptor has been a full on raep machine.
by HTRN
Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: 10mm Magnum
Replies: 8
Views: 158

Re: 10mm Magnum

Ive mentioned it here before, mostly in relation to the idea of necking it down to 9mm/.357 and shooting it in an ar carbine ( how does a 158 grain hollow point at north of 2000ft/sec grab ya?), using form dies from 9x25 dillon and a spacer.
by HTRN
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: The Gun Safe thread
Replies: 32
Views: 441

Re: The Gun Safe thread

Sadly, the nearest Costco is 200 miles away and I can't fit big. Maybe Greg could bring me one. But thanks for the encouragement. ;) You could have ordered it through their website, and had it delivered. :roll: C) honestly, a concrete walled room, a metal door and a good deadbolt lock set up/one of...
by HTRN
Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: The Gun Safe thread
Replies: 32
Views: 441

Re: The Gun Safe thread

You have terrible timing, until recently, Costco was running a sale on a big cannon safe for 800 bucks. Yeah, yeah, RSC and all, but until you get into mid four figures for something like an Amsec, they're all pretty much the same.
by HTRN
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Baltimore Gun Task Force commander to plead guilty of scumbaggery
Replies: 8
Views: 226

Re: Baltimore Gun Task Force commander to plead guilty of scumbaggery

Corrupt baltimore cops?

This is my shocked face---> :|
by HTRN
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

I think i blew a brake line yesterday, couldnt have happened at a better time. :roll:
by HTRN
Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Winter 2017-18: A harbinger of things to come?
Replies: 18
Views: 415

Re: Winter 2017-18: A harbinger of things to come?

I was stupid enough to visit Canada in January. I once drove to monneapolis, on new years eve, weqring only a leather motorcycle jacket, to help a buddies brother move . Going there wasnt so bad in a packed van, but coming home in an empty van was another story, the heater xouldnt keep up for that ...
by HTRN
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Winter 2017-18: A harbinger of things to come?
Replies: 18
Views: 415

Re: Winter 2017-18: A harbinger of things to come?

It is warmer at mcmurdo than my current location.

FUCK WINTER. :evil:
by HTRN
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

Currently entertaining myself with http://virtualtrebuchet.com. it presents some interesting possiblities. :ugeek: Discovered Northland shooters supply sell Savage target actions, savage f class stocks, criterion prefit barrels and rifle basix stocks. Basically one stop shopping of someone who wants...
by HTRN
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

You guys can keep that shit!! I MUCH prefer to wear shorts and a t-shirt (in SoCal)!! And living in the snow made me appreciate just how warm our weather is (especially the days when it's well over 100 degrees)!! NYC in summer gets north of 90f, ofeten with a humidity level to match it. Meanwhile i...
by HTRN
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Xmas 2017 Loot
Replies: 33
Views: 771

Re: Xmas 2017 Loot

Same thing I got last year: bills. :|
by HTRN
Mon Dec 25, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: ATF Proposed Rule Re: Bump Stocks
Replies: 6
Views: 326

Re: ATF Proposed Rule Re: Bump Stocks

Mike OTDP wrote:There are too many of the things in circulation to play the Atkins Accelerator game.

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by HTRN
Mon Dec 25, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

Steamforger wrote:Guess I know what a chunk of this years refund is going to.

Costco has a Cannon for under 800, just sayin' ;)

Netpackrat wrote:But they are almost certainly friends of HTRN.

Don't be ridiculous. :evil:

Like i have "friends". :mrgreen:
by HTRN
Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: BIT rifle throat and leade insert
Replies: 6
Views: 253

Re: BIT rifle throat and leade insert

A good rifle barrel is ~$500-600? (I think that’s about what I paid for my Bartlein 5R) A Broughton ( currently the choice of 1k, with Krieger a close second) starts at 370 bucks and goes up from there, and thats an chambered, unthreaded blank. Which brings up another issue, fitting the barrel. Not...
by HTRN
Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Active Shooter at Nakatomi Plaza
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Re: Active Shooter at Nakatomi Plaza

There are two kinds of people in the world: those that think Die Hard is a Christmas movie, and those that are wrong. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:25 am
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Wildcat and AR-15
Replies: 14
Views: 436

Re: Wildcat and AR-15

I think the 50 beowof is the most powerful cartridge, followed by 458 SOCOM.

30 rar bottlenecked to 6.5mm might be interesting, but the only source for components (gun and ammunition) is remington, leaves alot to be desired.
by HTRN
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses
Replies: 27
Views: 743

Re: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses

Whenever i worked at a particular customer's site in central PA i learned quickly you had to go to the pizza hut and get six cans of cold beer from them because gas stations didn't sell it. Then i wised up and stocked up a cooler in Ohio before i crossed the state line. Its illegal, but most people...
by HTRN
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses
Replies: 27
Views: 743

Re: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses

I will agree that, at least in my experience (20 years in the Army, bought alcohol to take home in at least 10 states, PA has the messed up booze laws. Probably the next most annoying is OK, with their silly 3.5% beer law. A friend of mine observed that pretty much every state thats a commonwealth,...
by HTRN
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

I want a mistltoe belt buckle :mrgreen:
by HTRN
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses
Replies: 27
Views: 743

Re: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses

I think one of the reason's PA has so many small beer companies, is the large number of "distributors" I think theres some pretty steep regs for getting beer sold there brewed out of state, which would certainly contribute to it. Then theres the fact that pennsylvanians just seem to suppo...
by HTRN
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses
Replies: 27
Views: 743

Re: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses

I believe there was a move, a few years ago, to fix PA's retarded beer law, but it was killed thanks to extensive lobbying by the beer wholesalers lobby. Theres an attempt pretty much every year to repeal it, buttttt... 1) The beer distributors dont want the increased competition, and they have lob...
by HTRN
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses
Replies: 27
Views: 743

Re: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses

For "sit down restaurants", as many of these stores are operating what is in fact a liquor store( serious mono in PA - all liquor sales are done by the state) by using the tax I'd, and liquor sales permit for a restaurant, which attracts every dirtbag in the area. Don't get me wrong, its a...
by HTRN
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses
Replies: 27
Views: 743

Re: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses

I can tell who took the time to actually investigate this - all of you are making wild assumptions. 1 it doesn't ban them, it allows Philly to regulate them 2 it has nothing to do with 'racism" and everything to do with businesses operating under a restaurant license when they're nothing of the...
by HTRN
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Explosion at NYC Port Authority
Replies: 17
Views: 567

Re: Explosion at NYC Port Authority

blackeagle603 wrote:My daughter was also in NYC this past week. Staying with a girlfriend in lower Manhattan around 25th(?).

Nyc is big. 8.3 million in the city proper, 20 mil plus in the surrounding "metro area". 304 square miles in the 5 boroughs.
by HTRN
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Deep Thoughts
Replies: 29
Views: 771

Re: Deep Thoughts

Why are ther locks on 24 hour store?
by HTRN
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: School Me On Classic Cocktail Ingredients
Replies: 23
Views: 584

Re: School Me On Classic Cocktail Ingredients

One of the things many of you are not realizing that in the case of liquor, the price has less to do with quality, than succesful marketing - i refer you to grey goose Anything that doesnt require any lomg term aging, expensive ingredients, or complicated methodologies should be cheap(I'm looking at...
by HTRN
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: School Me On Classic Cocktail Ingredients
Replies: 23
Views: 584

Re: School Me On Classic Cocktail Ingredients

evan price wrote:Absolut vodka.

Is a 15 dollar a bottle vodka thats sold for 30 dollars a bottle because of marketing. There are better vodkas for less money.
by HTRN
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: School Me On Classic Cocktail Ingredients
Replies: 23
Views: 584

Re: School Me On Classic Cocktail Ingredients

For mixing: Evan Williams (their single barrel isnt bad staight up either) Sailor Jerry and Kraken Espolon Friis, svedka and Sobieski. There are a number of good cheap vodkas, but one of these three should be available locally just about anywhere in north america. Spend money on good gin and vermout...
by HTRN
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Thinking about a 7.62x51 semi-auto rifle
Replies: 45
Views: 1245

Re: Thinking about a 7.62x51 semi-auto rifle

Unfortunately, BATFEs policy of "once a machinegun, always a machinegun" pretty much sealed their fate.

I'd scoop up the rest of it, and ship it off to Fulton Armory. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: Action wrench for 1892 rifle
Replies: 7
Views: 261

Re: Action wrench for 1892 rifle

FelixEstrella wrote:Perhaps a shim and a new extractor cut.

Move the shoulder back. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

Just a heads up - bullets.com is having a sale on mechanical rests, i just bought an alumknum bald eagle windage rest for 140 dollars. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Night Nurse Probably Fired
Replies: 6
Views: 322

Re: Night Nurse Probably Fired

She broke the 11th commandment Thou shalt not piss off the Internet :ugeek:
by HTRN
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

Started waching "Kids react to" videos on youtube, where they get a bunch of kids to listen to, as one teenage hipster in the videos put it "old people music"" :roll: So far, I watched Queen, Led Zepplin, and just started Iron Maiden there's also videos with them listening t...
by HTRN
Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: forster co-ax and redding competition dies
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: forster co-ax and redding competition dies

See, this is why I like neck sizers that take inserts. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Thinking about a 7.62x51 semi-auto rifle
Replies: 45
Views: 1245

Re: Thinking about a 7.62x51 semi-auto rifle

Palmetto is running a sale in 308 uppers and lowers, I think they're were certain combinations in the 400 dollar range.. :ugeek: :shock:
by HTRN
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: R&B / Blues Music
Replies: 19
Views: 556

Re: R&B / Blues Music

Basically, look up the cameos to both blues brothers movies, and check their music on you tube. My personal preference is the migration years- late delta/early Chicago stuff.
by HTRN
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:32 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: R&B / Blues Music
Replies: 19
Views: 556

Re: R&B / Blues Music

Are we talking Elmore James, Charlie Patton, Howlin Wolf, etc? Or are we talking modern "hack, spit", R&B?

Because if its the former, I have suggestions, if its the latter,, blech.
by HTRN
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today
Replies: 35
Views: 1215

Re: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today

Gals gotta do something for her retirement, and it looks like she is past her "sell by" date to go back to stripping. She needs money to restart her farm, the boat was heavily loaded, shes famliar with agriculture, the point of departure was Hawaii, and shes obviously got a few screws loo...
by HTRN
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today
Replies: 35
Views: 1215

Re: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today

Jmm, any thought they were smuggling dope?
by HTRN
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today
Replies: 35
Views: 1215

Re: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today

.... so they didn't have to eat ..... each other.... I wouldn't bet on that......... :lol: More info has come to light, like this wasnt the first time she got into trouble on a sailboat, that Appel was a stripper, and has been described by associates as "not too bright" A stripper? She lo...
by HTRN
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today
Replies: 35
Views: 1215

Re: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today

Termite wrote:
MarkD wrote:.... so they didn't have to eat ..... each other....


I wouldn't bet on that......... :lol:

More info has come to light, like this wasnt the first time she got into trouble on a sailboat, that Appel was a stripper, and has been described by associates as "not too bright"
by HTRN
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: I bet the Air Farce has a ribbon for this
Replies: 18
Views: 990

Re: I bet the Air Farce has a ribbon for this

Who?

If you read into it, youll discover that most socalled "Satanists" are just aethists with asshole personalties, in the same manner that "Church of the Subgenius"(Slack, JR Bob Dobbs)is aethists with a warped sense of humor.
by HTRN
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

Tomorrow off! :mrgreen:
by HTRN
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Unionized - outof a job the next day
Replies: 12
Views: 596

Re: Unionized - outof a job the next day

It happened at Howmedica Osteonics.
by HTRN
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: I bet the Air Farce has a ribbon for this
Replies: 18
Views: 990

Re: I bet the Air Farce has a ribbon for this

Jered wrote:They call Satan the "Father of Lies."

Satanism, at least the church founded by Anton Levay isn't really about Satan, so much as antireligionism with a healthy dose of Nietzsche thrown in.
by HTRN
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Dealing with getting on evil mailing lists
Replies: 11
Views: 481

Re: Dealing with getting on evil mailing lists

If they send you a SASE, I'd say sent it back with a steel plate in the envelope to up the weight and thus the postage they pay. A CMU block weighs 28 lbs, costs less that 2 bucks, and is available at every home depot. Not that I would ever do such a thing. Nope, nope nope. ;) :mrgreen: Duct tape t...
by HTRN
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Raspberry Pi?

Thus far various meats. Can make an average cut of beef great and a great cut even better. Any schmuck can cook a halfway decent sirloin, with some practice. But chicken or more importantly fish? So easy to screw up, that restaurants do it all the time. The there's the so-called "chefs cuts&qu...
by HTRN
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

I really hate Uber drivers. It seems like to most of them, driving is something of a new concept.
by HTRN
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 58
Views: 5142

Re: Raspberry Pi?

Weet, unless you're going to start automating machinery to move products in and out of different temperature baths - which would be fascinating, sous vide is little more than a crock pot hooked to a thermostat Its actualy a pump with aheater connected to a PID and a thermocouple. :ugeek: Regarding ...
by HTRN
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today
Replies: 35
Views: 1215

Re: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today

randy wrote:
Netpackrat wrote:
randy wrote:Once again, HTRN may be a prophet (scary thought that!)


He also said the fix was in for Cruz, and IIRC Giuliani too at various times. :lol:


I didn't say he was a good prophet! :mrgreen:

Good, Bad? Im the guy with the five axis! :mrgreen:
by HTRN
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today
Replies: 35
Views: 1215

Re: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today

Once again, HTRN may be a prophet (scary thought that!) He also said the fix was in for Cruz, and IIRC Giuliani too at various times. :lol: When one of your candidates has past involving multiple divorces, and an appearance on professional wrestling, its not hard to dismiss him as a candidate. ;) T...
by HTRN
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 500 Years Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 518

Re: 500 Years Ago

Langenator wrote:Lest anyone lose sight of Luther's acid tongue: http://ergofabulous.org/luther/

He was also notoriously antisemitic.
by HTRN
Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Ban the box - CA felons get a break
Replies: 9
Views: 417

Re: Ban the box - CA felons get a break

There going to find it does nothing, all they have to do is add "background check required". :ugeek:
by HTRN
Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today
Replies: 35
Views: 1215

Re: 2 women and 2 dogs lost at sea for 5 months rescued today

I find it amusing that you guys think this actually happened, and isn't a publicity stunt in order to secure a book deal. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Sat Oct 28, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: See-through Suppressor and High Speed Photography
Replies: 6
Views: 444

Re: See-through Suppressor and High Speed Photography

Mike OTDP wrote:If I were working on a doctorate in Aerospace Engineering, I'd be tempted to take a whack at computational fluid dynamic analysis of a suppressor. Complete with experiments, of course.

Its been tried, it just doesnt model well, because of extremely high pressure and extremely short duration.
by HTRN
Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle
Replies: 21
Views: 862

Re: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle

I think it boils down to any major metro area with a hub airport, so a lot of these areas are wishful thinking.
by HTRN
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Who would of guessed this would happen?
Replies: 15
Views: 619

Re: Who would of guessed this would happen?

What about those of us who sexually identify as an attack helocopter? : :mrgreen:
by HTRN
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Venison at Arbys
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: Venison at Arbys

HMore importantly, when is McDs gonna get more Sichuan sauce?
by HTRN
Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: A Retitred Technician
Replies: 10
Views: 623

Re: A Retitred Technician

But it's a good feeling to be self-sufficient, and to save a little cash, too One of the things i love about my job, is that i pretty much have carte blanche for personal projects - like the acrylic fridge drawer im going to machine a patch panel out of Saturday - gonna use a Hurco and some scrap a...
by HTRN
Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: 500 Hep A Cases In San Diego
Replies: 9
Views: 497

Re: 500 Hep A Cases In San Diego

A helpful side effect of Montana winters is that they keep human vermin away. Thats the problem all those democrat cities in mild climates have - financial and climatological incentives to homeless populations. Its why Vegas and Hawaii both have big problems with squatters, panhandlers, etc. :ugeek...
by HTRN
Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:31 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

For those who are interested, Netflix is going to release their Punisher series on November 17th.
by HTRN
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:35 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: NFL Consequences
Replies: 5
Views: 340

Re: NFL Consequences

MiddleAgedKen wrote:So the league will have 29 teams, plus whatever the hell the Cleveland Browns are....

Dammit, you beat me to a Cleveland joke! :mrgreen:

But then who doesn't beat Cleveland? :lol:
by HTRN
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

Gotta look into pids and heating elements now that I got a star, gonna do a baseplate at work.. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting
Replies: 68
Views: 2889

Re: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

(IF they continued taking it in the face of such adverse reactions). Thats the thing, it essentially warps the way you think, like deciding that murdering a bunch of convicted sex offenders is a really good idea. Btw, if upu start looking at some of the past spree killers, especially the "quie...
by HTRN
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting
Replies: 68
Views: 2889

Re: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

John Ringo has a theory that it was due to psychotropic meds, specifically Cymbalta, which has a history of inducing psychotic behavior in a some patients prescribed it - his wife Miriams reaction to it, which he talked about on the book of faces, sounds like what youd ecpect from a typical spree ki...
by HTRN
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

Started watching "Project Binky" by Bad Obsession motorsports on youtube. Imagine two working class guys from central England(Shopshire, to be exact) try to shoehorn in a celica awd drivetrain into an oginal (and thoroughly clapped out) mini. Now add in a does of Monty python and Benny hil...
by HTRN
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

g-man wrote:Found out that we've got a rat eating our walnuts on the tree. Live trap has been secured and is set and baited in the back yard as I type this. Live trap because with dogs we can't use poison, and snap-traps are out since I'd just catch dog paws with those.

Peanut butter. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: RV Batteries
Replies: 9
Views: 457

Re: RV Batteries

Optima are not nearly as good as they once were, largely riding on reputation these days.

Trojan always had a fantastic rep, the only problem is they dont make batteries in common auto group sizes, instead its mostly the big battery market for rv and class eight trucks. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: What to do with Puerto Rico?
Replies: 30
Views: 1210

Re: What to do with Puerto Rico?

Nothing will happen, as Puerto Ricans are a well organized, and politically active group here in Ny, which means any attempt to force either statehood(which has responsibilties and taxes they don't want) or independence(economic suicide) becomes a form of political suicide. Only the Hasidic Jews are...
by HTRN
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: RV Batteries
Replies: 9
Views: 457

Re: RV Batteries

If you're gonna spend money...

3 Trojan group 27 (about 330 each), and a triple battery isolator - Surepower makes a 240 amp model, unsure of quality though. Add in some solar to charge em... :ugeek:
by HTRN
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

Got side swiped in a hit and run today :evil:

Thankfully its only cosmetic damage, and relatively minor.
by HTRN
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: A Retitred Technician
Replies: 10
Views: 623

Re: A Retitred Technician

A neat joke I just heard. A 55 year old technician is retrenched. Two weeks later, a machine breaks and no one can fix it. The whole factory grinds to a halt. They bring the technician back as a consultant. He opens the front of the machine, drags a chair up and stares at the innards of the maching...
by HTRN
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Score!
Replies: 5
Views: 500

Re: Score!

Was over visiting a friend this evening, swapping some gun stuff around, and asked him if he knew where I could find some scrap lead, cheap. He said "Is free cheap enough?" Left with about 200 lbs of wheelweights, and 50+ lbs of linotype. Since I'm only casting for .45 ACP, .45 Colt, .38/...
by HTRN
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

They're doing a location shoot for Elementary next week at my employers - dont know which part of the building they're gonna use, or if any of the employees will be used as extras, but still, pretty cool.
by HTRN
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: China planning to invade Taiwan
Replies: 5
Views: 503

Re: China planning to invade Taiwan

They'll keep taking islands and threatening freedom of navigation. Attack on the oblique in a low key way. Build pressure. Try to demonstrate weakness of distant allies like the US. Demonstrate value in aligning with the Middle Earth powers. Bring Taiwan to the table for negotiations, incremental w...
by HTRN
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Money's top 100 places to live
Replies: 14
Views: 710

Re: Money's top 100 places to live

Well at least they didnt put atlantic city or Newark there... :roll:
by HTRN
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Return of the Demotivators, Part III! IN 3D! - To Infinity And Beyond!
Replies: 2389
Views: 279393

Re: Return of the Demotivators, Part III! IN 3D! - To Infinity And Beyond!

Jered wrote:They were kangs and pharoahs and commies.

Que the dickwasher meme. :mrgreen:
by HTRN
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4408
Views: 311565

Re: Does not follow...

Netpackrat wrote:Amazon's free shipping is increasingly worth less than you pay for it... Latest batch of stuff that has yet to ship, was ordered on the 17th. Good thing I don't need any of it soon.

Ahem. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: More White Female Teachers Screwing Students
Replies: 64
Views: 3273

Re: More White Female Teachers Screwing Students

They're ALL crazy. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Maxim .50
Replies: 15
Views: 923

Re: Maxim .50

Yeah, but those are suppressors for firearms, right? It's a black-powder muzzle loader, it's not really a firearm, according to the ATF. You're assuming that those states use the same definition. 2. "Firearm silencer" means any instrument, attachment, weapon or appliance for causing the f...
by HTRN
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Maxim .50
Replies: 15
Views: 923

Re: Maxim .50

MarkD wrote:Legislation proposed outlawing them in CA, NY, NJ, MA in 3-2-1........

Suppressors are already illegal in those states.
by HTRN
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: TV "sticks" and tricks
Replies: 9
Views: 575

Re: TV "sticks" and tricks

No mention of Kodi? I'm surprised. :ugeek:
by HTRN
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: More riots coming in St. Louis?
Replies: 27
Views: 1428

Re: More riots coming in St. Louis?

Weetabix wrote:1. Avoid crowds.
2. Nothing good happens after 10 PM.

THIS.

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