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  1. hipower

    Gas prices jumped 20 cents overnight

    I haven't needed to fuel up yet, so I haven't seen anything. But my wife mentioned that when she came home last night. I told just to grin and bear it. Not like we're going to be able to do anything about it. I'd hoped to replace my 31/32 year old 1988 Chevy PU this spring with something a bit newer, and in a bit better shape. Foolishly, I'm wanting something with 4WD capability. Maybe a Tahoe or Expedition in the 2008-10 range. That expectation may have to change. We just paid a monster vet bill for our Border Collie/Aussie, Molly. That took a very large portion of the allocated money for a vehicle. Sorry, a bit off track there. Anyway, gas prices over the last 2 decades have been up and down. I've adjusted, very grudgingly, to them; and also changed my driving habits. No longer just hop in the car and sightsee like we once did. Hurts the pocket of an old retiree.
  2. hipower

    KIss your HCP goodbye.

    I confess to doing a somewhat similar thing. I have shot pistols since I was 18. Damn! I just realized how long that has been. And it's a darn long time. Anyway, I have a lot of experience with pistols, and I'd say I was competent. Not great, but competent. I did however, show up for my class with a brand new Sig 40. Just got it and hadn't shot it. Cleaned and dryfired it a bit, but nothing else. No matter how good or bad I, or anyone else might be. I think that was a bad idea.
  3. hipower

    for-sale Arex Rex Zero 1 compact

    Nice! Never handled one, but hear good thing s about them.
  4. hipower

    LCPII : Is it a high mileage gun ?

    FWIW, I have a first year of release LCP. Bought it at Specialty Arms and ended up with the laser package on it before I walked out the door. Paid way, way too much for it, in comparison with todays pricing; but have to say it has been dependable. I used to run several mags thru it on each range trip. I really liked mine with some of the PRIV Partisan(?) loads. A little hotter than US ammo, but shot well and had a nice bark to it. But since I became a Shield junky, the LCP has a home in one of my hideouts. Guess I should take it out and at least change the ammo in it.
  5. hipower

    Vintage Gun Photos

    Lord...that could have been me! Chubby cheeks and all. lol
  6. hipower

    Help me decide my next build

    Yes, I was at Bellshire Hardware a week ago and had a nervous, twitchy fit of a Saint Pistol. It was gorgeous. PSA has had some good buys on these. Just for kicks/stupidity, I got one of the 4" uppers and put it away.
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    We inherited a couple of huge boxes of stamps from my wife's great aunt. Thought we were rich. Found pretty much what you did. So greatly disappointed.
  8. hipower

    Best cleaning tools?

    I like it! I just might have to make up a few myself.
  9. hipower

    Brownells email advertises Hi-Power clone

    First, I am the one and only, the original, broken mold edition. Thank the Lord for that! One is far, far enough. Secondly, I did see the Tisas BHP clone mentioned a while back, a would have liked to try one. But not at 5 bills plus. Might get a chance sometime.
  10. hipower


    I got a bunch of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark calendars. My wife hates them. lol
  11. hipower

    Hug your family a little closer tonight.

    Me too, brother. Done so many stupid things. I can't believe God has left me here. Thankful prayer for you all.
  12. hipower

    for-trade High Standard Officer's 1911

    True. but mine are Dad's guns, some he gave me before passing, and some that came from my father-in-law. Plus some I just like. lol
  13. hipower


    Diecast muscle cars. Any make or model that attracts me. I have 2 Glass display cases I bought when we moved here. 6' tall 42" wide and 12" deep. Had 4 glass shelves in it origionally, now each has 8 shelves. I have approximately 150 cars in the two. But at least double that still boxed.
  14. Strange. My wife tells me that.

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