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  1. Exercise and keeping track of what you eat can help with maintaining current weight or losing pounds. Just adjust your calorie goals. Two apps help and they are completely free. Under Armour app Mapmyrun or walk or whatever you choose, log your exercise, it will sync with the app MyFitnessPal. (you log your daily meals). Set a weight loss goal based on your exercise level and calorie level. If you try these apps and stick to it you will see results. Make sure you check with your doc before starting an exercise or weight loss program. If all else fails consult a weight loss physician. I used to run or jog for exercise when I was younger. I mostly walk or bike now. I have had pretty good results using the two apps. You can exercise all you want but if you don’t track your food intake you won’t have much success.
  2. I promise you, I don’t want or need a new caliber. Resupply of common ammo is pricey enough.
  3. I totally get this, my lab is on the fire place mantle. It brings me some comfort to know he is nearby.
  4. I felt the same way after I lost my big yellow lab 3 and half years ago, I felt so much grief and pain. I told my wife I couldn’t do it again. But my wife couldn’t live without a dog in the house. So we adopted a puppy from animal rescue, she has brought us great joy especially these last couple years.
  5. Like many folks, I felt the last tornadoes were too close for comfort. I haven’t seen a swarm of tornadoes like that in a long time. I am looking at several vendors. I lived in Oklahoma for quite a few years, when I was a kid we always went to our neighbors basement. After seeing the aftermath of so many tornadoes, I just don’t think riding it out in the bathroom is best idea. I want a professional shelter. I looked at Fains in Jackson and a couple venders in Nashville. Haven’t made my mind up. I like the convenience of a steel safe room but I want to make sure it’s up to testing standards. In ground away from the house at zero dark thirty makes a little slower to get too.
  6. A long night, tornado raced by just north of us. No major damage in my immediate area near the Kentucky/Tennessee stateline. Sirens went off several times. I followed the tornado tracks on news 2 on line. I am thankful it missed us. My heart goes out to those that were in the path of the tornado.
  7. He was a good man, another one gone from that greatest generation.
  8. So much b.s. he said “everything that happened that was based on the assumption that the gun was empty”. Ignorance, who assumes a gun is unloaded!
  9. I think he might be trying sway potential jurists, influence public opinion. A first class manure spreader. I don’t believe a word of it.
  10. Watch the “Long way up” and Long way down” series you will see electric motorcycles and Rivian electric trucks travel the length of North and South America. Good scenery if nothing else and you see some electric vehicles in all conditions. Granted they had lots of $$$ sponsors and a big support team. https://youtu.be/611fw81BN98
  11. I look at the electric vehicles as just another option for transport. There is some practicality to having one especially when the next pipeline breaks cutting off our supplies or the lunatic’s shut down the Persian gulf again. If you are a multiple vehicle family wouldn’t hurt to have one in the mix. I don’t think they are going to save the world, because every lithium power pack is made with Chinese coal. I currently have a gas burning Ford truck and my wife drives a Honda CR-V. When her car gets worn out, I could see an electric car replacement. Now if they ever get hydrogen motors going, that’s going to save the planet!
  12. No surprise! Although I never had a problem there. When I visit Memphis, I am careful where I go. Seems like Nashville is working hard to move up that list.
  13. https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/navy-ships/a32291935/navy-railgun-failure/ A lot of military budget spent on development. I don’t know if we will see it in production. There are air guns that would out perform the one in the YouTube video. But I do believe electronics will be fully integrated into handheld military weapons. Eventually conventional powder and lead projectiles will be replaced.
  14. I like Midsouth I usually pick up my stuff in person, so no shipping charge. I know it’s not practical for people that don’t live near them.
  15. Dang it! None of mine have the barrel band! Those should sell like hotcakes!
  16. Here is one of his first. https://youtu.be/3t5X8f__vpk
  17. I wouldn’t do it. In the late 70s in Oklahoma it was somewhat common practice among some Law enforcement officers to have their 38 specials converted to 357. A gunsmith would just bore out the 38 special cylinder to accept the longer 357. I was encouraged to have it done, I did it on a model 64 S&W and never felt comfortable with it, sold it with full disclosure. Non magnum cylinders are not tested or designed for magnum loads. Yes I know Elmer Keith invented the 357 by pushing the envelope. YMMV.
  18. Rossi .38 special 3 inch barrel. Have never successfully fired more than one round out of it at a time. Got it like new in box early 2000s, don’t know when it was made. I load up a cylinder, pull the trigger goes bang and the cylinder locks up. A Winchester 190 .22 Jam-O-matic even after I tightened the barrel. The current runner up is a Cobray 45/410 double barrel. At least it shoots, but I kind of hate it. Lots of others in the past.
  19. Fully vaccinated and boosted. I wear a mask when required and I try not to push my luck. I am 100% convinced at this point, if your mind is made up pro or con, no one is going to change it. Best wishes to you all!
  20. They were good shotguns! I had a brand new police model many years ago. Mine is long gone. I think I still have a couple police marked s&w 12g slugs. Anyway you brought back a memory! GLWS
  21. John Schneider was very clear on what the procedures are supposed to be! Very informative!
  22. Seems like a rookie mistake to bring live ammo anywhere near a movie set. Did the assistant director just grab a gun without asking her and assume it was safe.


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