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  1. Handgun thoughts

    I completed my CCW course last weekend and am considering a handgun. I love the durability and reliabilty of the Glock handguns, right now considering either a Glock 19 (9mm) or Glock 20 (10mm). I do plan to shoot both and a few others before making any decision. I welcome any thoughts and comments.
  2. Happy Birthday, taken by the wind (if she ever happens to stop by here again...).
  3. Campfire Talk

    I like what you're doing with that tractor, Swede. Looks great.
  4. Campfire Talk

    Sunshine here today - FINALLY!!!
  5. Campfire Talk

    Looks good. Could you post more pictures? If possible I'd like to see the back and edges.
  6. Hello everyone

    Welcome. Doc doesn't have many friends either (You'll understand better when you see his picture in the tutu...), so you should fit in quite nicely. lol
  7. Campfire Talk

    Winter is supposed to wander back through here on Sunday night into Monday. 4-6 inches of snow predicted. Smoking deer summer sausage and sticks today. Mixed up and stuffed 30 pounds of venison yesterday.
  8. Campfire Talk

    Sounds like a country song coming on, Kim.
  9. Campfire Talk

    Cripes, Swede. You're making me feel really old calling that tractor an antique.
  10. Campfire Talk

    About the same here with wind chills well below zero. Sunshine and supposed to be up to the 50's tomorrow. Variety is a good thing.
  11. Inspirational Quotes

    "The more we ask technology to do for us, the more power we have to give it." James Patterson - Alert
  12. Campfire Talk

    A great little tractor, Swede. We had a Ford 2000 (new version of the 8N) when I was growing up. For it's size, a really powerful little tractor. I would hate to think how many hours I spent on that one using a sicle mower.
  13. Campfire Talk

    Finally going to be somewhat nice here the next couple of days. Sun is out and it is about 25, plus the wind has let up. Might be tolerable to go out for a walk today.
  14. Campfire Talk

    Had a great turnout on Saturday for my presentation about my hike across the Grand Canyon. 47 people showed up and no rotted fruit was hurled.
  15. Campfire Talk

    Cold and windy here today. There were a few peeks of sunshine yesterday.
  16. Campfire Talk

    Sunshine?? What's that???
  17. Campfire Talk

    3-4 inches of wet snow here last night. A break now, but another round heading in this afternoon.
  18. Internet Scams

    I get a couple of these a week. I thought it would be amusing to post these for all to enjoy and make tons of money from too!! wacky115.gif ************ Dear friend, I am Dr.Shabalala Kampala,the Former Economic&Financial Adviser to the incumbent Zimbabwean President,Mr.Robert Mugabe,a dictator who has been in Power since the independence of the country in 1980. I am right now seeking Asylum somewhere safer,because the President wants me dead because I am one of the new advocates of power change,and he would not hear of this,especially since I threatened to initiate the process of returning all his stolen funds scattered around Europe,due to the fact that my name was used in syphoning the money out of Zimbabwe as his front. Where I now need your help is that since I am now seeking Asylum,and I cannot move around freely,and also cannot return the money.I now intend to use the money for myself and my family.So,I will need your help to take control of the money until such a time when my situation is better.Therefore if you are interested in working with me,then you should quickly send me your direct phone&fax numbers,address and other relevant information to make this transfer effective. The money in question is US$45Million. I will wait to hear from you urgently. Yours truly. Dr.Shabalala Kampala.
  19. Internet Scams

    But hey, send in $150 to the FBI and they'll send you $5 million. Sounds almost too good to be true. Lol. And you will avoid "riot of the law on you and your entire family".
  20. Internet Scams

    Got a new one from the FBI this morning....lol Cute how they even put "james comey" at the bottom. *************** ATTENTION EMAIL OWNER!!! Fraud Department Agent DEAN SMITH and Desmond. Mueller Iii Anti-Terrorist and Monetary Crimes Division Fbi Headquarters In Washington, D.C. Federal Bureau Of Investigation. FBI-Washington Field Office 601 Street, NW Washington, DC 20535 Website: WWW.FBI.gov Welcome to FBI.gov WWW.FBI.gov FBI Homepage with links to news, services, stories and information of interest to the public. Am writing to make you understand that this is AGENT DEAN SMITH representing the office of the FBI Director and our fraud department in which i head has been informed about your refusal to comply with the directives from the FBI and we are going ahead with the arrest by today and tomorrow. We monitored your contact with this con men through our global tracking device that detect all the incoming and outgoing e-mails and telephone calls globally from all the countries of the world. We have your e-mail address under our monitoring device set-up any more e-mails to the fraudsters from you will be automatically detected.....Our concern in this issue is for your name to be cleared from the scammers list which has already been submitted to all the crimes agencies in Benin, Germany and United States Of America. We make sure that the laws are followed to the core and this is why the Benin Government which its citizen carried out the fraudulent activities with your information's which you sent to them have to compensate you with the amount as regards the FBI Laws of Sub-Section 12/13 Of the United States Anti-crimes laws. We have in our file your details which you sent to them and we have checked and found out that you are a honest and hard working person and by this regards we decided to persuade the Benin Government to compensate you for the evil deeds that was carried out with your name.The German man knows that you are the person because he was duped with your identity and this fraudulent activities was carried out by the same people who you have been forwarding your information's/details to all this while with the pretense of dealing with the right offices in Africa and other countries of the world You will have to get the CLEARANCE from the office of the High Court of Justice in Benin at the sum of $150Usd.( Dollars Only) This certificate will enable you to get access to the compensation funds of $5.5Million Usd which was offered to you by the Benin Government and don't forget that you need to get the document within 2 days from now as you already know the deadline given to you to secure the documents.If not for the fact that we checked your data before acting towards this directives given to us, you would have been arrested by now and jailed because of your association with criminals in the internet and don't forget our warnings to you.You will have to forward your bank account details to us where you want the $5.5Million Usd to be transferred into as soon as you secure the CLEARANCE FORM. The German business man who was duped with your identity has reported this case to the world court and it will involve the Government of both countries which are Germany and USA and that is the reason why you must get this document immediately so as to avoid anybody calling your name as being among the fraudsters. With the Certificate, you are free from any form of crimes as your data shows that you are a honest and respectable person in the society. You will have to send the fees to the High Court of Justice over there in Benin within 2days from now so that our local agent can be able to apply our modalities with the High Court of Justice to issue the CLEARANCE FORM to you.Send the fees of $150Usd Usd through Western Union Money Transfer with the name of the account officer in High Court of Justice. Receivers Name:David Nwabu Country: Benin Republic City: Cotonou Amount: $150Usd. As soon as you send the fees, you will have to get back to us with the following details which are Senders Name and Address, MTCN Number, Text Question and Answer Used and the amount Sent. As soon as all this requirements are in place, the Certificate will be issued to you and then the compensation funds of $5.5Million Usd will be transferred into your bank account. To avoid the riot of the law on you and your entire family, we have been pleased to allow you secure the document from the High Court of Justice so that your name could be cleared off the fraudulent list and we also argued with the Benin Republic Government about your compensations and that was the reason why you were compensated with the sum of $5.5,000,000 Usd. Thanks as I wait for your response Respectively AGENT DEAN SMITH FBI SPECIAL AGENT FBI Director james comey Email:federalbureauinvestigation508@gmail.com
  21. G'DAY FROM OZZYOUTDOORS

    Welcome, Ozzy!
  22. After cooking my lunch in the woods today, I brought the stick I used back and decided to get in a little practice. I've had the Mora for a while and do like it. Starting from the left on the longer stick is a circular diameter reduction, then a knife tip mortise (square hole through the stick), a latch notch (on the back side of the stick), a bow notch (also on the back), 90 degree planes (for a deadfall trigger), dovetail notch, butterfly cut and then a spear notch on the end. On the shorter stick, from the left - a matching butterfly cut, square diameter reduction and then a saddle notch (this one needs some work). I have done "neatly rounded end" on three of the four ends. I like how the matching butterfly cuts can be put together. These could then be lashed together, for making a pack frame, for example. I did this all without batoning.
  23. Mors Kochanski Try stick practice

    Glad you found it useful, offtrail. I think I still have the PDF if you me to send you a copy. Let me know.
  24. Campfire Talk

    Freezing rain predicted for tonight and tomorrow.
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