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Forum: Off Topic 09-12-2021, 7:18pm
Replies: 34
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Posted By markids77
Then he has been fortunate treatment and...

Then he has been fortunate treatment and lifestyle choices have kept things at least somewhat in balance. Hope it remains that way Steve!
Forum: Off Topic 09-12-2021, 7:12pm
Replies: 34
Views: 779
Posted By markids77
While there are treatments for Crohn's, the...

While there are treatments for Crohn's, the disease is progressive and there is currently no "cure". If you are not in remission, you are getting sicker.
Forum: Off Topic 09-12-2021, 7:00pm
Replies: 6
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Views: 250
Posted By markids77
I note you're only 45 miles from empty... it's...

I note you're only 45 miles from empty... it's probably fuel starved... go get some gas ya cheapy!
Forum: Off Topic 09-10-2021, 7:34pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,023
Posted By markids77
Note carefully if that plastic base pad contacts...

Note carefully if that plastic base pad contacts the frame anywhere at all before the mag seats. Trim sparingly if needed. Go slow and easy so the fit is still as fine as it is now.
Forum: Off Topic 09-09-2021, 7:35pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,023
Posted By markids77
Some guns just fit. FWIW my current EDC is a well...

Some guns just fit. FWIW my current EDC is a well worn G19. I have yet to hold a handgun which I find easier to shoot well under stress, and the only pistol I have fired which is faster to reload is...
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2021, 8:29pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,023
Posted By markids77
Old argument. Consider the energy delivered to a...

Old argument. Consider the energy delivered to a target by a .45 ACP 230 grain round nose at 700 FPS versus a 230 grain .44 magnum at 1000 FPS versus a .454 Casull (SP?) at 1300FPS and things kind of...
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2021, 8:13pm
Replies: 16
Views: 365
Posted By markids77
Looks a bit dull... clay bar party in the near...

Looks a bit dull... clay bar party in the near future?:)
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2021, 7:55pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,023
Posted By markids77
My first 1911 was an AMT Hardballer. It was...

My first 1911 was an AMT Hardballer. It was loose, full of machine marks, the rails galled and the grips fell off regularly. However, once I had the barrel throated it never failed to feed, fire or...
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2021, 7:38pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,023
Posted By markids77
They served our Country with distinction as the...

They served our Country with distinction as the standard Army sidearm for 70 years. If my research is correct, the Fed never purchased another new 1911 after the armistice... these things just...
Forum: Off Topic 09-07-2021, 6:59pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,023
Posted By markids77
200 round break in with ball ammo. During break...

200 round break in with ball ammo. During break in notice if one mag gives trouble more than the other, cull and replace as needed. If no issues pick a defensive round and try brands until you find...
Forum: Off Topic 09-05-2021, 7:49pm
Replies: 29
Views: 568
Posted By markids77
Are you really Lars, or another poseur hiding...

Are you really Lars, or another poseur hiding behind an old identity?
Forum: Off Topic 09-05-2021, 7:47pm
Replies: 133
Views: 2,073
Posted By markids77
RONG. In today's "woke" culture whiners and...

RONG. In today's "woke" culture whiners and snivelers get special treatment...
Current thinking in our Gubbmint gives special status to all folk who lack the intestinal fortitude to face the world...
Forum: Off Topic 09-05-2021, 7:38pm
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By markids77
I couldn't find a start cap locally this week...

I couldn't find a start cap locally this week either, so we called "the guy". 10 Minutes and $155.00 later the house was cooling down again (GASP!!).
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2021, 8:46pm
Replies: 133
Views: 2,073
Posted By markids77
Solid content newbie!

Solid content newbie!
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2021, 8:10pm
Replies: 133
Views: 2,073
Posted By markids77
I vote for yardboy as a handle.

I vote for yardboy as a handle.
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2021, 7:11pm
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By markids77
None of the box stores do warranty or other...

None of the box stores do warranty or other service. Get her something there's a local dealer for.
If you buy a hydrostatic unit you won't have to worry about a locking diff.
Forum: Off Topic 09-02-2021, 7:21pm
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By markids77
Let's see... the Predator carries Hellfires and...

Let's see... the Predator carries Hellfires and maybe Paveways, right?... How many might have been killed adding our explosion the the bomber's?
I can see the headlines now: Hundreds killed in...
Forum: Off Topic 09-01-2021, 7:36pm
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By markids77
As near as I can determine, all Colt 1911s ever...

As near as I can determine, all Colt 1911s ever had the serial number stamped just forward of the right grip panel, Al's gat has the number on the wrong side of the frame. Some very early guns also...
Forum: Off Topic 08-31-2021, 8:13pm
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By markids77
I wonder about the legality of that thing...

I wonder about the legality of that thing changing hands... the serial number appears to be missing?
Forum: Off Topic 08-31-2021, 7:46pm
Replies: 47
Views: 817
Posted By markids77
Ok, but where DAB lives a half inch of rain will...

Ok, but where DAB lives a half inch of rain will fill that arroyo full in minutes.
If the water cannot flow it causes flooding issues; probably too close to his dwelling or shop to be comfortable.
Forum: Off Topic 08-29-2021, 7:31pm
Replies: 56
Views: 1,372
Posted By markids77
A seatbelt trick from a guy who moves his vehicle...

A seatbelt trick from a guy who moves his vehicle around a lot... if you think you will move it around the yard some before your next trip, simply latch the seat belt when you park it. That way the...
Forum: Off Topic 08-29-2021, 7:21pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,023
Posted By markids77
My current fave is a 9mm I assembled on an Essex...

My current fave is a 9mm I assembled on an Essex frame, Remsport slide and Kart barrel.
EGW fire control group, Wilson slide stop and grip safety, Wolff springs and Novaks.
It shoots much better...
Forum: Off Topic 08-28-2021, 7:56pm
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By markids77
I would say yes... it stomps the shit out of...

I would say yes... it stomps the shit out of Lamborghinis and McLarens, and looks better while doing it!
Forum: Off Topic 08-26-2021, 7:34pm
Replies: 62
Views: 970
Posted By markids77
I hope there is heavy close air support for the...

I hope there is heavy close air support for the last planes out... want to bet some Jihadi will be waiting at the end of the runway with a RPG or shoulder fired missile?
Forum: Off Topic 08-26-2021, 7:13pm
Replies: 47
Views: 567
Posted By markids77
I lean toward the Hawaiian... make some Poke with...

I lean toward the Hawaiian... make some Poke with it. No cook so no stink!
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