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  1. brt1963

    What are you drinking right now!?

    Vertical taste test - 12-yr and 15-yr Redbreast. I pet sat for neighbors, and they dropped off a bottle of the 15-yr as a thank you gift...
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    Winter/ski jacket recommendations

    50% off right now. I'm a big fan of Eddie Bauer - they make extended sizes. Pataguici and the other big names don't make anything to fit 6'8" folks. Options below are starters, there are other good products. LL Bean makes talls too, and equally good for basic ski / warm stuff. Both Bauer...
  3. brt1963

    What are you drinking right now!?

    Redbreast 12-year
  4. brt1963

    Best LPVO under 1k

    No love for the Meopta Optika 6? 1-6 x 24 at $500ish?
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    KaBar for a US Marine or?

    I wasn’t a Marine, but was USNA ’85, and served on the USS IOWA. When I graduated, my dad got me a Colt Officer’s Model (was out new that year), and had my initials engraved on one side and USNA ‘85 on the other. If you have any interest, I have a Bark River STS-5...
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    Water Test kit question

    test strips - probably just pH. residual or free chlorine would be good too. well water - send to lab for fecal coliform, make sure septic is not short - circuited to drinking water. Public water - go on-line and check testing by the water supplier. They are required to test and report on...
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    SecDef fired SecNav over the SOC Gallagher case

    Explain please how any of the "Ds" running for the presidency would "restore normalcy"? Bernie? Bloomie? Fauxahontas? - in what way are they campaigning on "normalcy"?
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    SecDef fired SecNav over the SOC Gallagher case

    Where is the trident review committee for "all" of the guys in this picture? wasn't one? just one for CPO Gallagher? that is how you know it is BS. I think JAG needs a serious unfucking. And apparently, the right guys at the top agree. This review was actually ordered by the prior...
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    Egyptian Hakim

    I have one of each (Ljungman and Hakim). 8mm Hakim with its’ muzzle brake would clear out benches to both sides when my brother and I would unleash them. F-ing up your reload on either one will make “garland thumb” look and feel like a love tap. fun rifles that will get many second looks at...
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    New Home Security System

    CIWS. Or “Christ, it won’t shoot”. Hope you reload, as when it goes, it goes fast
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    Motivational Pic Thread v2.0 - - New Rules - See Post #1

    Actually, it was... https://www.foxnews.com/auto/jessi-combs-investigation-fire-computers
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    Motivational Pic Thread v2.0 - - New Rules - See Post #1

    And 660 pounds of bagged powder per shot. Sufficient to get ~ 30-06 muzzle velocities with the 1,700 pound hi-cap round. I spent three years as a Division Officer on the USS IOWA, ‘86- ‘89.
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    Motivational Pic Thread v2.0 - - New Rules - See Post #1

    What hump? Look me in an eye when you say that!
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    Let's see if I flunk out of my old job......

    33/35. Good thing, as I graduated from USNA in 1985...
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    Motivational Pic Thread v2.0 - - New Rules - See Post #1

    All god’s chillun need a Shockwave Nightstick. My new six-shooter.
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    Atibal 1-10x FFP

    1-10x30 in a 35 mm tube. wonder how it looks at 10x? Ilya - need you to do the side by side with this one and the Riton 1-8x28, baseline with the Burris XTR II 1-8x24 and the Trijicon 1-8x28... Please....
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    Riton Optics compared to other brands ?

    Who’s got their 1-8 R7? Looks like another LOW option to the Trijicon, with a different reticle.