The Bar, Volume #4

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:46 pm

Elorrum wrote:
ygmir wrote:*wanders in, pours whiskey, sadly shuffles over to corner table*

I waved good bye to my pair of classic Honda Trail 90's today.

dang, I had hopes for them.

but, I found a snos cat that I really want, and have to sell stuff, to buy it.

*sips at glass*

ah, but Sno Cat sounds awesome.
maybe there'll be more trail 90's out there.
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*sigh*.........true, and it carries several people, so, we could have winter Hof parties.
but, those bikes were such a cute pair.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby TomServo » Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:50 pm

Had a Trail 90..wasn't upset to see it go. Till I found out what a pain in the ass, a 75 VW bug would be! Bugs were MEANT to be Carburated!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:35 am

Thumps ECM again.... dang, this early waking is worse, spending a week in another time zone did me in. :coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

But Yggy, a SnoCat sounds sooo sexy! Snooo-cat! Like a cool cool kitty on treads.

Larry made it home alright, staying with his sisters. He had to fly into Ohio, wow, they sure stick it to people renting cars. 36% tax!!!! Bastards. Usually flies into Pitt, but we were pretty sure the connecting flight through JFK wasn't happening. Anyway, he'll be there four days.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby winebuff » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:46 am

Morning everyone. Ugghhhhh Monday. I am more of a Friday kind of gal. AntiM, happy Larry is safe, good news. Off to work then the first night tonight of shooting with my ladies gun class. Will think of the preppy boys that come to the desert ha ha.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:53 am

Ooooh, shooting. Although I suck with handguns, I'm more of a shotgun girl. A threat to milk jugs everywhere. Have fun!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:01 am

*wanders in, makes CCC* Thanks AntiM.
Glad Larry made it safe and I hope all goes as well as it can, and he's back with you soon.
yeah. wanna ride in my snowwww ccccaaattt........hehehehe

yay WB!! revolver or pistol ?


well, one more mod on the stove to see about raising oven temps, hopefully today, since yesterday got "lost".
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:20 am

Good morning! Thanks for the :coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

Good luck with your oven test today Yggy! 8)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:28 am

Good morning all!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby winebuff » Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:28 am

Revolvers Yggy. I have only shot a gun twice for very brief moments so should be interesting. Still waffling on whether to actually get a gun for protection and whether to get a concealed license which we can do after we finish the course. We live way out in the woods so will probably get something so we are protected. Plus we have acreage to shoot and practice. Not a big gun fan but want to have all the info before I proceed.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby wh..sh » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:25 am

knowmad wrote:where did wooshie go?

I yam back!

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby MyDearFriend » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:29 am

8) Welcome back Woosh. 8)
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby wh..sh » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:33 am

Thanks MDF!
I am not quite sure how to catch up on month's worth of eplaya. I am sure all sort of stuff went down.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:41 am

moin moin!
Glad to hear YourLarry made it safely to his family AntiM and yeah 36% tax-rate sounds cutthroat. One would think the state would have the "Best foot forward" mentality when dealing with folks from outa state. booogars.
congrats on the new acquisition Ygmir. Snowcats are a lot of fun, planning next years January Bash?
Have fun at the range WB, knock'em dead.
Dougly! beer?

Ok this week is going to be busy and hectic. am thinking of just getting all the freaking out and arm waiving out of the way but something tells me I'll need to reserve myself for the trip north. I am making a wagon for my bike to tow my kayak and am thinking of making it something that can also be used for the Burn. today I get to visit my storage unit, always a fun experience. I have to promise myself; no memory lane! get in get your stuff get out!

have fun!

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:43 am

wh..sh wrote:I am not quite sure how to catch up on month's worth of eplaya. I am sure all sort of stuff went down.

it has, And it isn't easy to catch up. I was gone a month too, and I'm still outta sorts. there's newbies! some of them are really fun!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby FIGJAM » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:46 am

wh..sh wrote:Thanks MDF!
I am not quite sure how to catch up on month's worth of eplaya. I am sure all sort of stuff went down.



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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby burner von braun » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:47 am

Woohoo! It's whooshie!! I hope you had a nice break.

*pops a quarter in the FSD*
Ahhh! Much better!
Well, better get back to work, the weekend is almost here!

*waves to all*
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby wh..sh » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:00 am

knowmad wrote:it has, And it isn't easy to catch up. I was gone a month too, and I'm still outta sorts. there's newbies! some of them are really fun!

huh? Does this mean I have to prove my snarkiness ALL OVER again?
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:03 am

knowmad wrote:Dougly! beer?

Yep, KM, it is a large case of the coldest, tastiest, imaginary beer you've ever not tasted.
I have some serious things to do today. :)

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:55 am

winebuff wrote:Revolvers Yggy. I have only shot a gun twice for very brief moments so should be interesting. Still waffling on whether to actually get a gun for protection and whether to get a concealed license which we can do after we finish the course. We live way out in the woods so will probably get something so we are protected. Plus we have acreage to shoot and practice. Not a big gun fan but want to have all the info before I proceed.


If you aren't comfortable or good with a handgun, do consider a home defender shotgun. I've got Larry's hunting 12 gauge shotgun, much too big for me, but one of these days we'll get me a smaller, lighter one. Kills intruders just as dead at close range, and you don't have to aim very well. Point and pump. Just a thought. A bloodthirsty thought on a Monday morning.... :twisted:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Oldguy » Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:06 pm

I want a double-barrel coach gun, but folks locally are hoarding arms and ammo. Prices at gun-shops are outrageous. :coffee:
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Box Burner » Mon Feb 11, 2013 3:01 pm

A shotgun still needs to be aimed. Typically the shot will not spread much before 5 to 10 feed distance. Thus producing a big hole. Very deadly though at close range, but you still have to aim.

this link will give some info
Shotgun spread pattern
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Mon Feb 11, 2013 3:07 pm

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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:08 pm

Box Burner wrote:A shotgun still needs to be aimed. Typically the shot will not spread much before 5 to 10 feed distance. Thus producing a big hole. Very deadly though at close range, but you still have to aim.

this link will give some info
Shotgun spread pattern


Ah, but you don't have to aim nearly as well as with a handgun.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby knowmad » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:24 pm

AntiM wrote:
Box Burner wrote:A shotgun still needs to be aimed. Typically the shot will not spread much before 5 to 10 feed distance. Thus producing a big hole. Very deadly though at close range, but you still have to aim.

this link will give some info
Shotgun spread pattern


Ah, but you don't have to aim nearly as well as with a handgun.

And they are horrifically loud!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby Box Burner » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:55 pm

there is that. The sound of a round being chambered in a pump action shotgun would be a little un-nerving.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:51 pm

yeah loud, but interestingly, when shooting as in hunting, or other adrenaline filled time, you don't even notice the sound, or recoil.
Pattern is also a function of shot size, barrel length and exit diameter (choke).

Yeah BB. I've played that tune, once, for an intruder.........hehehehe.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby aserendipity » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:03 pm

Definitely a fine 12 gauge shotgun is best
the heft of it alone gives me the balls to face danger
of course then there is the problem of outcome
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby AntiM » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:01 pm

ygmir wrote:yeah loud, but interestingly, when shooting as in hunting, or other adrenaline filled time, you don't even notice the sound, or recoil.
Pattern is also a function of shot size, barrel length and exit diameter (choke).

Yeah BB. I've played that tune, once, for an intruder.........hehehehe.


I notice the recoil! Sucker is dang hard to hang onto, although I can empty all the rounds into a single milk jug and keep it spinning in the air. I really have to brace and my shoulder is black and blue after. Long barrel... comes up nearly to my chin.

But yeah, that double click-clack is definitely a "get the fuck out" melody.
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

Postby ygmir » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:05 pm

AntiM wrote:
ygmir wrote:yeah loud, but interestingly, when shooting as in hunting, or other adrenaline filled time, you don't even notice the sound, or recoil.
Pattern is also a function of shot size, barrel length and exit diameter (choke).

Yeah BB. I've played that tune, once, for an intruder.........hehehehe.


I notice the recoil! Sucker is dang hard to hang onto, although I can empty all the rounds into a single milk jug and keep it spinning in the air. I really have to brace and my shoulder is black and blue after. Long barrel... comes up nearly to my chin.

But yeah, that double click-clack is definitely a "get the fuck out" melody.


I totally get what you mean about felt recoil in practice, AntiM. I was more pointing to "actual use" as in while shooting at a deer or goose or whatever. Often, a hunter is so excited, they barely notice noise or recoil.

I'd pay a dollar and six bits, to see a video of you hosing your shells into a milk jug!!
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Re: The Bar, Volume #4

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