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by Netpackrat
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

So, my son lost his first two teeth today... He'd been looking forward to it for a while, getting a visit and coins from the Tooth Fairy, etc. And it occurred to me that this is one custom that has really suffered due to inflation. Then I remembered my dad's bag of 50 cent pieces. He used to save th...
by Netpackrat
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123331

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Finished Alliance Of Shadows on a flight today. Started Angeleyes by Mad Mike... It started off kind of slow, and then I thought I was reading Ringo there for a minute... :shock: Yeah, the main character is kind of a whore, sleeps her way around space. But eventually she hooks up with a Grainne mil...
by Netpackrat
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

I guess this guy is guilty of breaking the law, but it's still kind of funny. https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/anchorage/2018/04/21/an-activist-group-says-it-was-holding-a-nonviolence-training-in-spenard-when-an-intruder-entered-with-pepper-spray/ Non-violence training in action. I wonder what lesso...
by Netpackrat
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

I guess this guy is guilty of breaking the law, but it's still kind of funny.

https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/anchora ... per-spray/
by Netpackrat
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Options to think about.
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: Options to think about.

Steamforger wrote:HS Precision


No.

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=2525
by Netpackrat
Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:49 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: The case against Greitens
Replies: 13
Views: 647

Re: The case against Greitens

In a nation of laws, you investigate a crime to try to find evidence showing which person committed it. In a nation of men, you investigate a person to try to find evidence of a crime.
by Netpackrat
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: R. Lee Ermey Passed
Replies: 15
Views: 439

Re: R. Lee Ermey Passed

He was never an actual gunnery sergeant in service but the rank was eventually real... they promoted him in '02 because apparently the Corps figured their most famous gunny should be legit.
by Netpackrat
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Police sting operation busts 3 smuggling miniguns to Mexican Cartels
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: Sting busts 3 smuggling miniguns to Mexican Cartels

Only the government can eliminate competition by arresting it.
by Netpackrat
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

I'm amending my travel profile with SATO on Monday. 1. No more window or middle seats. 2. No more crop duster, never heard of them before, "airlines". 3. "If it ain't Boeing, I ain't going". 4. If it has "Express" in the name, I ain't going. 5. 737-800 or better. Other...
by Netpackrat
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

Found my #$*^&#$*& old respirator tonight. Spent 45 minutes looking for a tool that I KNOW I have seen multiple times since moving, before improvising another way. I know right where the stupid thing would have been in the old shop; I'm sure it will show up some time when I don't need it. G...
by Netpackrat
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

Found my #$*^&#$*& old respirator tonight. Spent 45 minutes looking for a tool that I KNOW I have seen multiple times since moving, before improvising another way. I know right where the stupid thing would have been in the old shop; I'm sure it will show up some time when I don't need it.
by Netpackrat
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Can Internet Companies tilt politics to the left?
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: Can Internet Companies tilt politics to the left?

Apparently Facebook tried, but it didn't work too well. Did you watch Ted Cruz ripping Zuckerberg a new one regarding liberal vs. conservative political posts? Suckerberg even stated that Silicone Valley was a VERY Left-Leaning place (which I seriously doubt surprised ANY of us)!! I liked how he sa...
by Netpackrat
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

..., but gonna wait until I can get a new one although I was otherwise ready to proceed. :roll: At which point your old one will magically appear in a place you've looked multiple times. It's okay, it was getting pretty old. I ended up buying the same thing I use at work... Once a year they do a fi...
by Netpackrat
Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Global Warming Hits Me
Replies: 13
Views: 393

Re: Global Warming Hits Me

First Shirt wrote:Yeah, the low last night was 29. I am not amused!


The low tonight in Anchorage is supposed to be 34. :lol:
by Netpackrat
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Global Warming Hits Me
Replies: 13
Views: 393

Re: Global Warming Hits Me

Less than 2 years into his term, and Trump's already fixed global warming.
by Netpackrat
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Illinois town bans guns
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Re: Illinois town bans guns

I think they already let stand a similar ban in that circuit.
by Netpackrat
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Component bullets cost too much.
Replies: 13
Views: 655

Re: Component bullets cost too much.

I have that blackout bolt action I put together last year which they should be perfect for. I bought some Matchking pulls from the other place I linked and I am planning to run those mostly in the SBR. I kind of wish I could find the 120 grain projectile from the UMC supersonic ammo as just a compon...
by Netpackrat
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Component bullets cost too much.
Replies: 13
Views: 655

Re: Component bullets cost too much.

Yeah it's kind of a travesty but it is what it is. Other forum where I posted the deal, one of the mods was extolling their virtues when loaded for 300 win mag. Mine arrived today, just double bagged in a flat rate box that was partially busted open. The ones I ordered previously had at least been p...
by Netpackrat
Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

I'm thinking they were expecting something different when they let this guy speak. :lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkj7kO6kOS0
by Netpackrat
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

I've got a Porter Cable 334 random orbital sander that I bought over 20 years ago, long before they got bought out and their name put on crap tools... It mostly sits in a tool cabinet for years at a time; every once in a while I get it out to use, then put it away for a few more years. Until fairly ...
by Netpackrat
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Anderson stripped AR lowers
Replies: 14
Views: 496

Re: Anderson stripped AR lowers

With the Aero, I was using a POF drop-in trigger pack. The forward end of the trigger assembly 'well' was too narrow for the trigger pack. I pulled the trigger guts out of the Stag lower and the POF trigger pack fit in that lower just fine. The standard multi-piece trigger assemblage (DoubleStar, I...
by Netpackrat
Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Anderson stripped AR lowers
Replies: 14
Views: 496

Re: Anderson stripped AR lowers

I would probably spend a little extra for an Aero lower. Brownells has them for $72 at the moment, though you can occasionally find them for less.
by Netpackrat
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: John Paul Stevens Shows His Ass on 2nd Amendment
Replies: 23
Views: 741

Re: John Paul Stevens Shows His Ass on 2nd Amendment

... (apparently, it is a Kraut thing) There's something to be said for familial connections to people who avoided the Holocaust ingraining a level of understanding of this issue which surpasses the general population. Which is why I always find it odd whenever Jews in this country align with the pa...
by Netpackrat
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Shooting at Youtube HQ
Replies: 17
Views: 583

Re: Shooting at Youtube HQ

Weetabix wrote:https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Suspect-in-You-Tube-Shooting-Posted-Rants-About-the-Company-Online--478711713.html
(auto plays a video, but text beneath)

Brief impression: angry leftist animal rights activist "demonetized/filtered/censored" by Youtube.


FIFY.
by Netpackrat
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123331

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Finished Alliance Of Shadows on a flight today. Started Angeleyes by Mad Mike... It started off kind of slow, and then I thought I was reading Ringo there for a minute... :shock:
by Netpackrat
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Ye Olde Rifle Picture Thread
Replies: 122
Views: 20307

Re: Ye Olde Rifle Picture Thread

Yeah, I have one of those (but not in flat dork earth) along with an upper and handguard waiting for me out at the FFL's place that I need to make time to go pick up. Haven't bought much else for it besides a flash hider and magazines though.
by Netpackrat
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Component bullets cost too much.
Replies: 13
Views: 655

Re: Component bullets cost too much.

Also, by making me dig up that link to the 220 Lapuas on sale, you caused me to buy another 500 of them, bastage. But at basically half off for Lapua components it's hard to go wrong.
by Netpackrat
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Component bullets cost too much.
Replies: 13
Views: 655

Re: Component bullets cost too much.

Psst....

https://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/pr ... ctId/26184

Also these guys occasionally have pretty good deals on Blackout applicable pulled bullets:

https://americanreloading.com/en/73-30-caliber-308

I bought a bunch of 220 grain Matchking pulls from them a while back.
by Netpackrat
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Two new grip sets.
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: Two new grip sets.

Dang. There are some things even a New Orleans pimp won't put on his gun.
by Netpackrat
Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Youtube bans all gun and reloading channels
Replies: 31
Views: 1005

Re: Youtube bans all gun and reloading channels

Karl did a long interview on why they ended up putting InRange content on PornHub, and how it is working out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deFfSUfO134

It mentions that PH is considering starting a non-porn related video hosting service in order to accommodate content that is fleeing YouTube.
by Netpackrat
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: some animals are more equal
Replies: 2
Views: 221

Re: some animals are more equal

Realistically speaking, how many Trump supporters are actually moving to Sacramento these days?
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:49 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Diversity Bridge Fell Down
Replies: 11
Views: 392

Re: Diversity Bridge Fell Down

FWIW, here's the inscription from that Roman bridge, and the English translation:

Pontem perpetui mansurum
in saecula mundi
fecit divina nobilis arte Lacer


Permanent bridge will remain
forever in the world
Lacer (designer) made by the famous art
by Netpackrat
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Hack, Slash, and Strike
Topic: In praise of machetes
Replies: 1
Views: 315

Re: In praise of machetes

Yes, I also carry a Silky saw (yes, I've used all the other brands of folding saw that are carried by Walmart, Cabelas, local surplus store, etc. - do yourself a favor, throw them all away, and buy more Silky saws), but I find I still need some kind of generic chopper. I really like my Sawvivor saw...
by Netpackrat
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

Image

Is this a daggerboard which I see before me? :lol:
by Netpackrat
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Dan Wesson revolver
Replies: 25
Views: 954

Re: Dan Wesson revolver

That's beautiful. Congrats.
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

I think now I have seen it all:

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/20 ... -buckets-/

P.E. will get real interesting with about 30 kids all twirling slings in the air at the same time.
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Dan Wesson revolver
Replies: 25
Views: 954

Re: Dan Wesson revolver

Pics or it didn't happen.
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123331

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

HTRN wrote:I found it :ugeek:


I am pretty sure that was posted here a while back.
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Youtube bans all gun and reloading channels
Replies: 31
Views: 1005

Re: Youtube bans all gun and reloading channels

IIRC it costs me about $125/year for domain hosting with as many email accounts as I might wish to create, web server space, and I'm sure lots of other features which I don't use. If my current host pisses me off for some reason, I switch hosts and as far as anyone else is concerned, all of my addre...
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123331

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

I've busted my book budget for the month or I'd buy the collection of Playboy short science fiction stories. There was one in particular in which a FTL ship landed in New York's Central Park and proceeded to do their SOP or overawing the natives by slaughtering a bunch with their superior weaponry....
by Netpackrat
Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Another AR Build ??????
Replies: 37
Views: 5851

Re: Another AR Build ??????

"Scary black rifle? Challenge accepted!" :lol: Yeah, context is everything though. In this political climate, you could probably scare the uninformed just as badly -- maybe worse -- with something like a Stag A2 Retro (and yes, I want one, LH model). That's basically a replica of a rifle ...
by Netpackrat
Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Dick's Goes Zumbo
Replies: 40
Views: 1793

Re: Dick's Goes Zumbo

Play stupid games...
by Netpackrat
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: The ATF is racist, sexist, and ableist
Replies: 9
Views: 399

Re: The ATF is racist, sexist, and ableist

I see. I'm honestly just amazed you were able to dig up a case where they chose to prosecute due to falsification of a 4473, given how rarely they actually do that. I think the free pass for creating an illegal SBR under politically acceptable circumstances has pretty much all of us pissed off, so I...
by Netpackrat
Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: The ATF is racist, sexist, and ableist
Replies: 9
Views: 399

Re: The ATF is racist, sexist, and ableist

The sequence of events presented in the article doesn't make any sense, and I suspect that your outrage stems from the author's incompetence rather than any wrongdoing on the part of law enforcement.
by Netpackrat
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Youtube bans all gun and reloading channels
Replies: 31
Views: 1005

Re: Youtube bans all gun and reloading channels

I think those of us who have to ask that question, are probably not the people to do it. Full30.com exists as an example of a good effort by gun people that fell short, because their user interface sucks. I read that InRangeTV (Ian McCollum and Karl Kasarda) have already started uploading their cont...
by Netpackrat
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Youtube bans all gun and reloading channels
Replies: 31
Views: 1005

Youtube bans all gun and reloading channels

Haven't noticed any other discussion of it here, but it looks as though Youtube is finally getting around to going full retard, and has changed their policies to essentially ban all gun channels. And especially reloading channels (wtf?). Ultimately I think this is going to end up being good for gun ...
by Netpackrat
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: US Navy has a Ribbon for Boot Camp Honor Grads
Replies: 22
Views: 1095

Re: US Navy has a Ribbon for Boot Camp Honor Grads

Scott Free wrote:Pffft. The Navy is now officially 40+ years behind the Air Force. Got one of these silly things when I went to boot camp in '76.

Thought it was stupid then. Think it's stupid now.


Long time no see. Stick around, we saved your chair for you. :lol:
by Netpackrat
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Officer Noor charged
Replies: 5
Views: 294

Re: Officer Noor charged

What Jered said.
by Netpackrat
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter
Replies: 67
Views: 2538

Re: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter

I posted this to another forum, and a doctor there who used to work in Florida said that under the Baker Act in FL, the deputy's signature on the form would have been sufficient on it's own to commit the kid for eval for at least 72 hours. Further, the only person who could have countermanded that, ...
by Netpackrat
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter
Replies: 67
Views: 2538

Re: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter

There is some logic to being unwilling to deal with a problem at the risk of your own life, when you tried to deal with it earlier and were overruled by people who are now conspicuously absent.
by Netpackrat
Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Another AR Build ??????
Replies: 37
Views: 5851

Re: Another AR Build ??????

Unnecessarily Busy Riflestock? :lol:
by Netpackrat
Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: 1 down, 49 to go
Replies: 18
Views: 604

Re: 1 down, 49 to go

You know Rumpshot, they say that no man is an island unto himself.

Except for you. You're a Three Mile Island unto yourself.

Seriously though hang in there, we are all pulling for you.
by Netpackrat
Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: PRC lectures US on gun control and human rights
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: PRC lectures US on gun control and human rights

Once again, the forum needs a "like" button, although I don't know if that would be sufficient in the case of Randy's post.
by Netpackrat
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter
Replies: 67
Views: 2538

Re: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter

I was reading about that earlier, and it sounded like the officers in question didn't lose their jobs, they were just suspended from the SWAT team.
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Karen Mallard for Congress
Replies: 13
Views: 628

Re: Karen Mallard for Congress

Keep in mind, the torch/angle cut thing is a guideline only for destroying a machine gun receiver; the object is to make it difficult or impossible for somebody to come along and later weld the sections back into a machine gun. ATF hasn't published any guidance for destroying the receiver of a Title...
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Karen Mallard for Congress
Replies: 13
Views: 628

Re: Karen Mallard for Congress

I hope she gets convicted if for no other reason, for the sake of the emasculated fuck she is married to. That was his rifle she cut up.
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Time to panic?
Replies: 14
Views: 689

Re: Time to panic?

And folks, not to be a grammar nazi, but the correct spelling is 'polls.' Poles hold up tents, or get danced upon by young women with daddy issues. Occupational hazard of working in the electrical industry. I type "poles" way more than "polls" One is for oppressing, the other is...
by Netpackrat
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

Greg wrote:
HTRN wrote:If you had bought two pair, you can use a floor jack to get the whole cat off the ground, sorta a poor mans lift...


WTFF are you feeding your cat that you need 4 ton jack stands to get that fucker off the ground?

:lol: :lol: :lol:


Diesel.
by Netpackrat
Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

by Netpackrat
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Good news for JK and family
Replies: 24
Views: 791

Re: Good news for JK and family

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by Netpackrat
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123331

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

I was feeling too happy and optimistic, so I'm reading The Gulag Archipelago . This is all you need to know: And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would...
by Netpackrat
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Trump turning on us.
Replies: 21
Views: 851

Re: Trump turning on us.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) declined to readjust the Senate schedule for a rush to gun control and will instead consider a banking bill this week. Mitch stands in the gap So the Turtle is actually making himself useful. I hope it lasts. He's also the main reason Obama didn't get a...
by Netpackrat
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: What to get next?
Replies: 14
Views: 649

Re: What to get next?

Definitely something in .50 cal... If a Barrett isn't in the budget, perhaps call up Silencerco and order a Maxim 50.
by Netpackrat
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Dick's Goes Zumbo
Replies: 40
Views: 1793

Re: Dick's Goes Zumbo

NPR: You can go into your local Fred Meyer (Kroger subsidiary) and pull the 'full cart - I forgot my wallet' bit as many times as you'd like. They're also on the bandwagon, and SWMBO mentioned she hopes they go out of business up there. Works for me. It's gonna be a pain because the local grocery a...
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Trump turning on us.
Replies: 21
Views: 851

Re: Trump turning on us.

Or is it just Trump being Trump, after all?

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/nra-a ... le/2650506
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Frankford Rotary Tumbler
Replies: 32
Views: 4560

Re: Frankford Rotary Tumbler

So, I finally got to use all of this stuff tonight... On the one hand, I have never had cleaner brass, but on the other hand, it's kind of a pain in the ass compared to my vibratory tumbler. With the latter, yeah it has to run for half a day and doesn't get the brass as clean, but you dump the brass...
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Trump turning on us.
Replies: 21
Views: 851

Re: Trump turning on us.

Saw this quip over on another forum:

EVEN IF this actually IS the Upside-Down, Underwater 4D chess I've been told Trump is playing I DON'T LIKE him gambling with my essential liberties.
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Dick's Goes Zumbo
Replies: 40
Views: 1793

Re: Dick's Goes Zumbo

On another forum I saw it suggested that everybody should go into a Dick's, fill up a shopping cart, and then "change their mind" and walk out leaving the shopping cart wherever. My question (there not being a Dick's in Alaska) was being a sporting goods store, do they have a bait freezer ...
by Netpackrat
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Chart for armed teachers
Replies: 6
Views: 368

Re: Chart for armed teachers

Yeah, Sweeper and Chicago Typewriter. But is it Selectric fire?
by Netpackrat
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4546
Views: 342101

Re: Does not follow...

Primitive Weapons class with Larry Vickers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0yWXDJ919Q
by Netpackrat
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Chart for armed teachers
Replies: 6
Views: 368

Re: Chart for armed teachers

"I don't know if we're any safer, but all of our overdue library books have been returned."
by Netpackrat
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter
Replies: 67
Views: 2538

Re: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter

scipioafricanus wrote:If only Coach Aaron Feis was allowed to carry while charging inside while Deputy Fife stared at the wall.


I think you are being unfair to Deputy Fife. Barney would have put his bullet into his gun and walked into that school.
by Netpackrat
Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: New gun ban legislation
Replies: 7
Views: 490

Re: New gun ban legislation

Same 1994 crap with some new bullshit added.
by Netpackrat
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 637

Re: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread

Tube steel wasn't really in the cards since I didn't have 220v for the welders installed yet. That will be a project for the coming summer. Butcher block would have been nice but I didn't want to try to accurately cut the grooves for the t-slot track, and I am limited to what I can find locally or g...
by Netpackrat
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter
Replies: 67
Views: 2538

Re: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter

scipioafricanus wrote:I also love the irony of the Sheriff Department guarding the house of the coward.


They know if they leave it to the local cops like they did the building entry, it's likely to become an assisted suicide watch rather than a protective detail.
by Netpackrat
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Gun Banner Makes Illegal SBR
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Re: Gun Banner Makes Illegal SBR

About as much chance of being prosecuted as David Gregory. Also about the level of retardation I have come to expect from TFB too.... They spent most of that article going over the ATF requirements for destroying a machine gun receiver, which have no bearing whatsoever on this. Also the fact that he...
by Netpackrat
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Attn: Fire Mission 2
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: Attn: Fire Mission 2

Somebody nailed this poll overnight and it went from high 70s in our favor, to now 32% against.
by Netpackrat
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 637

Re: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread

Having entire walls of vidmar toolcabinets filled with screws at work, i can point to 3 big advantages - price, portability (bringing the whole box of screws over to what your working on), and finally visibility - you can see whats inside without having to open anything. The ones that got dumpstere...
by Netpackrat
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Ye Olde Pistol Picture Thread
Replies: 102
Views: 16846

Re: Ye Olde Pistol Picture Thread

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by Netpackrat
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Attn: Fire Mission 2
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: Attn: Fire Mission 2

I actually posted this one in the other thread too, but in this case more is better.
by Netpackrat
Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter
Replies: 67
Views: 2538

Re: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter

Latest on drudge was a total of three that waited outside instead of going in. We need to remove the titles of nobility we bestow on these people. Link? Never mind, here: https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/23/politics/parkland-school-shooting-broward-deputies/index.html?sr=twCNNp022318parkland-school-shoo...
by Netpackrat
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter
Replies: 67
Views: 2538

Re: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter

slowpoke wrote:Latest on drudge was a total of three that waited outside instead of going in.
We need to remove the titles of nobility we bestow on these people.


Link?
by Netpackrat
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Attn: Fire Mission
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: Attn: Fire Mission

Another one: http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/poll-do-you-agree-laws-allowing-teachers-carry-concealed-weapons Best comment in the comments section: 72 percent favor teachers packing, last week a poll here showed about 84 percent favored open carry in restaurants and business. You will never see these pol...
by Netpackrat
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter
Replies: 67
Views: 2538

Re: Deputy On Duty Didn't Engage Shooter

I read elsewhere that the officer in question now has a protective detail assigned to watch his house. Hopefully if he decides to do the honorable thing, they won't try to interfere.
by Netpackrat
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 637

Re: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread

Video showing the quick change mounting system. No affiliation other than satisfied customer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4F93tWTC7Q
by Netpackrat
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 637

Re: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread

My NCOIC said one day "They're dumping the old doors into a dumpster. Contractor says I can get one if I want. you help me carry two out to my truck and I'll build you a bench too". Those gray hardware cabinets on the bottom shelf of my bench, I literally pulled out of the dumpster at wor...
by Netpackrat
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Attn: Fire Mission
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: Attn: Fire Mission

"No" has broken 70% now. Looks like they added another one; y'all know what to do.

http://wkrn.com/2018/02/19/poll-do-you- ... he-public/
by Netpackrat
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Attn: Fire Mission
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Attn: Fire Mission

by Netpackrat
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 637

Re: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread

FelixEstrella wrote:Wow! So tidy.


I haven't done any loading on it yet... :lol:
by Netpackrat
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 637

Ye Olde Reloading Bench Picture Thread

I can has sticky plz? Been in the new house for almost a year, and I am finally just about finished with the reloading bench. I still have some trim work to do, but other than that it is done. The mounting bases from Inline Fabrication have quick change tops so all of my presses and other reloading ...
by Netpackrat
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Younger Brother Died Today
Replies: 18
Views: 658

Re: Younger Brother Died Today

I'm so sorry, man. There's at least a part of me that hopes I go before AlaskaTRX so I don't have to go through that.
by Netpackrat
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Turkey wants to invade Greece
Replies: 16
Views: 786

Re: Turkey wants to invade Greece

Langenator wrote:Make Constantinople great again.


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by Netpackrat
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: John Ringo on our dustup w/ the Russians in Syria
Replies: 13
Views: 884

Re: John Ringo on our dustup w/ the Russians in Syria

You know, if the science fiction thing doesn't work out, I think Ringo could have a great career as a news reporter. :lol:
by Netpackrat
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Slowly, slowly building the reloading pile...
Replies: 8
Views: 547

Re: Slowly, slowly building the reloading pile...

Trying to get as close to COAL on .40 is a pain in the back side. It seems more like voodoo than anything else. One round will give me 1.122", the next will give me 1.155", the next will give me 1.080." Eventually it settled down after adjusting the die. Then again, the Winchester br...

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