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Forum: Dockside Chat
03-05-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,909
Posted By Fubar512

That little skirmish resulted in the farthest...

That little skirmish resulted in the farthest straddle made by any BB, in and the Iowa's case, at over 37,000 yards (more than ten thousand yards beyond the hits achieved by the HMS Queen Elizabeth...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-27-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,798
Posted By Fubar512

I once owned a 1968 Chevelle SS396 in Tuxedo...

I once owned a 1968 Chevelle SS396 in Tuxedo black, with a black vinyl roof, and a black vinyl interior (with no AC). It had the Muncie M22 4-speed, power steering, and manual drum brakes. At least...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-22-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,798
Posted By Fubar512

Correction. Real car guys drove manuals with...

Correction. Real car guys drove manuals with linkage-actuated clutches that utilized HD Borg & Beck-style pressure plates that would shred a snow flake's knee cartilage in a heartbeat, and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-03-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,687
Posted By Fubar512

Saw the movie this past weekend, and thought it...

Saw the movie this past weekend, and thought it was great.

A lot of the story was taken from A.J. Baime' s "Go Like Hell", though they substituted the rift between Leo Beebe & Ken Miles in place...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-29-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,983
Posted By Fubar512

Now imagine going through that for a stretch of...

Now imagine going through that for a stretch of 70 (or more) nautical miles, and you'll know get some idea of what it's like to return from the north east canyons on a blustery Autumn afternoon.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-11-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,485
Posted By Fubar512

Wood Peckers love suet. Get a suet feeder, and...

Wood Peckers love suet. Get a suet feeder, and keep it full during the fall, winter , and early spring.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-10-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,485
Posted By Fubar512

Want to have some quality company, real quick?...

Want to have some quality company, real quick? Put out at least a hand-full of whole, unsalted peanuts on your window-sill (not good if you have any squirrels around). The bluejays will find them,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-21-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,639
Posted By Fubar512

A friend purchased a 1st gen Ford Focus, brand...

A friend purchased a 1st gen Ford Focus, brand new from the dealer, in 2006. 5 years later, the seat rails started to show surface rust. The car had never been in a flood. I blame poor quality paint...
08-17-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,281
Posted By Fubar512

Will do, Bruce.

Will do, Bruce.
08-13-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,281
Posted By Fubar512

Auguste is doing just fine. I spoke to him a...

Auguste is doing just fine. I spoke to him a couple of weeks ago. He's moved to another province, picked up a smaller boat, and is enjoying life. As far as I know, he also still owns the 38.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,192
Posted By Fubar512

Blue Heron delivery? Why not specify "Great...

Blue Heron delivery? Why not specify "Great Horned Owl" delivery, when you check out, instead? :grin:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gizZw-njXnk
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-05-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,604
Posted By Fubar512

This was covered in "Go Like Hell" by AJ Baime,...

This was covered in "Go Like Hell" by AJ Baime, which may have served as the inspiration for this film. https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/aj-baime/go-like-hell/ And, Christian Bale...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-06-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,382
Posted By Fubar512

I'm surprised that no one mentioned another R....

I'm surprised that no one mentioned another R. Lee Ermey gem, "The Boys in Company C". It predated all of the aforementioned, as it came out like 18 months before Apocalypse now.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
05-05-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,382
Posted By Fubar512

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-04-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,382
Posted By Fubar512

Smile FMJ all the way ...

FMJ all the way
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Forum: Dockside Chat
04-10-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,616
Posted By Fubar512

Thank you all for the advice. The complex...

Thank you all for the advice.

The complex that I live in hasn't suffered any break-ins in the 13 years that I've resided here. However, my neighbors see me going to the range two or three times a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-08-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,616
Posted By Fubar512

Need advice on a gun-safe for a condo or apartment

I'm looking for a gun-safe that can hold 6 long guns, and just as many handguns, and is light enough for an apartment or a condo (400 lbs max). I've seen quite a few advertised, and when I went to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-08-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,306
Posted By Fubar512

This is one method that they're experimenting...

This is one method that they're experimenting with. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZw-wYoBD2g

They were also working a drone-based system that EMPs a fleeing vehicle's electrical system. Here's...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-13-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,891
Posted By Fubar512

It's a great, though mostly underappreciated...

It's a great, though mostly underappreciated flick. I saw it when it first came out, and was impressed with it then. It's even better now, since it's been remastered to 1080P.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By Fubar512

The RO is awesome. The trigger is buttery smooth...

The RO is awesome. The trigger is buttery smooth and breaks clean with almost no over-travel, the fit and finish are first-class, and it is laser-beam accurate right out of the box. But, it's still...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-07-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By Fubar512

The SR1911 was on my short list this time last...

The SR1911 was on my short list this time last year. In fact, I convinced a close friend to get one. As for me, I settled for an SA Range Officer :)
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-10-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,656
Posted By Fubar512

My first car was a hand me down, 1972 Vega GT...

My first car was a hand me down, 1972 Vega GT that was on it's second motor (and that one had been rebuilt a year before). By the time I got that car, that engine was burning a quart of oil a day,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-22-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,944
Posted By Fubar512

The wedding barn idea has probably grown a bit...

The wedding barn idea has probably grown a bit stale,
Big Al would probably suggest holding a massive street party in front of your neighbors driveway, with plenty of hookers and blow. Oh, don't...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-15-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,711
Posted By Fubar512

Kelly's Heroes was OK, but not up to either the...

Kelly's Heroes was OK, but not up to either the Dirty Dozen or Patton. That being said, the most memorable thing about it was Donald Sutherland's character...."Stop with them negative waves,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-09-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,862
Posted By Fubar512

Only half way. If you don't include hookers,...

Only half way. If you don't include hookers, he'll turn on you.
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