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About jpx2rk

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    Near Knoxville, TN
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    guns, fishing and related activities

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  1. Animals just taking care of their own. Wife showed me a picture of an elephant carrying a lion cub with it's trunk to a watering hole with the cub's mother walking beside the elephant. All for the good of the lion cub. Stupidity can have a high price tag.
  2. Not particularly fond of sitting on an interstate overpass waiting on the traffic light (Lovell Rd in Knoxville for example) and you can feel the overpass bridge vibrating/bouncing from the other traffic like those 5-10 18 wheelers rolling across. Saw on the news last night that TDOT thinks an over sized load may have hit the bridge and weakened it, and then it finally gave way. No clue on who the over sized load belonged to, and the news clip also stated that traffic cameras cannot be used to investigate if this theory is true or not due to the source of funding for the TDOT cameras.
  3. Bet you could bust a prairie dog with one of those, if you could see the little bugger first. LOL
  4. Bergh assures his readers he doesn’t want to repeal the Second Amendment or suggest that gun owners aren’t responsible. He’s a former Army officer, after all, and he took an oath to support and defend the Constitution. Those constitutional rights don’t apply to everyone, of course. Bergh quotes retired four-star general Michael Hayden, who said in a promotional piece for the Giffords Center that “some people… should never have access to any weapons.” In a dramatic conclusion, Bergh explains that Levi Strauss has “never been afraid to take an unpopular stand to support a greater good,” highlighting his company’s support for integration before the Civil Rights Act and for same-sex couples all the way back in the 1990s. “While each one of these stands may have been controversial at the time, history proved the company right in the long run,” he says, courageously. “And I’m convinced that while some will disagree with our stand to end gun violence, history will prove this position right too.” Levi Strauss may have been at the forefront of the Civil Rights movement, but they’re hardly the first company to take a stand against Guns: The Great American Evil. Following the Parkland massacre, a variety of companies, including Walmart, Bank of America, Shopify, and Dick’s Sporting Goods, announced policies designed to curb the Second Amendment rights of their customers and business partners. Sounds like a business plan to capture the attention of future buyers of their products. If all the young snowflakes keeping shooting each other, they won't have any customers to buy their products. JMO
  5. I've got an iclever brand of these jump start batteries. Wife's car was a Cmax hybrid and if it was not driven in 7-10 days it seemed to go into a deep sleep mode or something, it needed to be jumped off. One guy came with one of the iclever brand ones and he said he had already used it to start a couple a 18 wheeler rigs earlier in the week and still had a 75% charge when he showed up for the Cmax. Haven't had to use it as we traded the cmax soon afterwards, but it still holds a good charge after several months of riding around in the trunk.
  6. Do they taste like chicken??? I ran over a snake with a Uhaul truck one time, made a loud pop like a tire blowing out. Snake didn't move after that .
  7. I keep the various solvents in small drip tip bottles that fit well inside a used coffee tub, the coffee tub lid keeps any smells down to a minimum or none. (Wife doesn't complain anyway). Patches are kept in the box along with the fold up Tipton gun cleaning rack. Rods are stored on a small rack over in the corner behind the internet router, jags and brushes in a MTM jag brush in the Tipton box as well. I have a similar set up for the range but everything fits in a soft side range bag the wife gave me except for the cleaning rods. They stay in a 2" pvc pipe with caps for travel protection, no damage in 2 yrs. I use my Bald Eagle front rest and rear bag to hold the gun while at the range. A multi-caliber bore guide fits in the range bag along with solvents in a small plastic coffee tub, the MTM jag box and patches. Has worked well for the past 2 yrs.
  8. Boxers are very protective of their family unit but great family dogs as well.
  9. Seldom get a 2nd shot at a 'yote, you miss, they be gone.
  10. Best wishes and prayers
  11. Just so so. The "concrete mixers" are similar to a DQ blizzard which I prefer. Soft serve ice cream with the usual variety of flavors or additives like M&M's, snickers, etc. Love DQ blizzards on a hot summer afternoon.
  12. While I'm no legal beagle, seems like if you have a permit from the City of NY, you could transport the firearm to a gun range w/o issue. JMO.
  13. Effort does pay off, congrats. Great pics, thanks for sharing.

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