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by joe817
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Why is the Texas Republican Party trying to stop drive-thru voting?
Replies: 38
Views: 1874

Re: Why is the Texas Republican Party trying to stop drive-thru voting?

The wife & I voted at the Tarrant County Sub-courthouse yesterday. From the time we got in line, until we walked out to the place where we first stood in line was 22 min. No complaints at all. And sure glad it's over with. Phew. :patriot:
by joe817
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: November 4th... What are your preparations
Replies: 37
Views: 2230

Re: November 4th... What are your preparations

We will probably watching the elections returns fall out. I don't know what to expect but I think it will be exciting. Planning on ordering out to Jason's Deli, maybe David's BBQ here in Arlington. In any event, it will be exciting. :patriot:
by joe817
Fri Jul 17, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Legacy Of Texas - Mary Menger
Replies: 3
Views: 1183

Legacy Of Texas - Mary Menger

MENGER, MARIA CLARA BAUMSCHLÜETER [MARY] (1816–1887). Mary Menger, owner of San Antonio’s Western Brewery and the Menger Hotel, was born Maria Clara Baumschlüeter to parents Maria Catharina (Seling) Baumschlüeter and Berhard Heinrich Baumschlüeter on September 14, 1816, in the village of Gesmold in ...
by joe817
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Another Meme Thread
Replies: 2914
Views: 481418

Re: Another Meme Thread

Vol Texan wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:36 pm
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:lol: "rlol" :smilelol5: :thumbs2: :thumbs2:

Love it! I've always wanted a pet skunk. Better than a cat in catching crtitters.
by joe817
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Protests - the next level?
Replies: 647
Views: 40817

Re: Protests - the next level?

I guess this is the next level torturing a puppy on live TV to protest the death of a man in police custody. Caution. I did not - could not - dig into the very far, but such a person that would torture an animal as "protest" is a psychopath that should be put down asap. I totally agree! That is the...
by joe817
Fri May 15, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: UPS Driver With A Sense Of Humour
Replies: 6
Views: 4191

Re: UPS Driver With A Sense Of Humour

That right there is funny! :lol: :smilelol5: "rlol"
by joe817
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Today in Trump's 1st term as President
Replies: 4430
Views: 383482

Re: Today in Trump's new term as President

https://apnews.com/ba9578acf23bdb03fd51a2b81f640560 Trump says something about authority to open up country again. State governors apparently differ. I found this one to be an interesting argument. If Trump cannot issue orders to close (and he did not, just guidelines), then he can't issue orders t...
by joe817
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The great Texas Novel
Replies: 3
Views: 1041

Re: The great Texas Novel

They came out and visited me, asking many questions: can you give us a description of the kidnappers? ; did you get their license plate number? ; what kind of vehicle were they driving? ; and a whole lot more. Then they shined a funny light in my eye and I don't remember anything else.
by joe817
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Rifles & Shotguns
Topic: Effective Range of a .54 Cal Muzzleloader with Round Balls?
Replies: 19
Views: 12686

Re: Effective Range of a .54 Cal Muzzleloader with Round Balls?

What's the effective range on whitetail deer of a .54 cal muzzleloader (Lyman GPR) using .530 balls (about 225 grains). The powder charge will be enough 777 ffg to give me a muzzle velocity of around 1800 fps. I think that should do the job on our Central Texas whitetails out to about 100 yards, bu...
by joe817
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: AG Opinion Request RQ-0341-KP Restrict Sale of Guns
Replies: 22
Views: 6214

Re: AG Opinion Request RQ-0341-KP Restrict Sale of Guns

Dustin Burrows is an A-rated Republican and he's on our side. He's wants to get an AG opinion to head off any attempts by Democrats. Chas. I have been known to have been infected with the Hoof & Mouth disease. Open mouth and insert foot. :oops: Thanks for straightening me out. Wow & double wow! I h...
by joe817
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: AG Opinion Request RQ-0341-KP Restrict Sale of Guns
Replies: 22
Views: 6214

Re: AG Opinion Request RQ-0341-KP Restrict Sale of Guns

Charles L. Cotton wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:44 pm
Dustin Burrows is an A-rated Republican and he's on our side. He's wants to get an AG opinion to head off any attempts by Democrats.

Chas.
I have been known to have been infected with the Hoof & Mouth disease. Open mouth and insert foot. :oops:

Thanks for straightening me out.
by joe817
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: AG Opinion Request RQ-0341-KP Restrict Sale of Guns
Replies: 22
Views: 6214

Re: AG Opinion Request RQ-0341-KP Restrict Sale of Guns

Thanks for posting this ELB. I'll be interested to read his opinion.

They never give up. :mad5
by joe817
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 1499
Views: 122874

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.

"Collin, Denton and Tarrant counties have joined Dallas County in issuing some variation of a "stay at home" order to limit gatherings and nonessential travel. " https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/dallas-fort-worth-orders-stay-home-coronavirus/287-f1a078d1-4324-4933-9cec-2087201ba5...
by joe817
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: So you want to buy a firearm during a pandemic
Replies: 52
Views: 10572

Re: So you want to buy a firearm during a pandemic

I've never been smart enough to predict when the a problem arises, or TEOTWAWKI. Now, at the first time I notice that something ain't right...I mean the very first inkling, that is when I have bought a gun, or some ammo...in the past. I have to admit,I was caught flat footed during the extended ammo...
by joe817
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Another Meme Thread
Replies: 2914
Views: 481418

Re: Another Meme Thread

Keith B wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:52 pm
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"rlol" :smilelol5: :lol: :lol:: Love it! And oh so true! Thanks! I needed that! :tiphat:

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