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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: 5798

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: 1664

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: 1664

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: 1664

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: 783
Views: 31826

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: 30
Views: 1815

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: 2707
Views: 347928

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:
by joe817
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: First US State Lockdown
Replies: 26
Views: 1314

Re: First US State Lockdown

Someone posted this photo on FB claiming California National Guard has been deployed in mass Photo is claimed to be taken in San Diego, CA https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/90102301_3059719457395477_9149905367126245376_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_sid=dbeb18&_nc_ohc=26QCVg-ZUakAX9CGiH0&_nc_ht=...
by joe817
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: My new EDC Load out
Replies: 20
Views: 999

Re: My new EDC Load out

Dang Texas1961! That was a really enjoyable read! I even chuckled a bit! Thanks! I needed that! :thumbs2: :lol:
by joe817
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: First US State Lockdown
Replies: 26
Views: 1314

Re: First US State Lockdown

"Clarifying remarks, California governor says virus called unlikely to prompt martial law"

https://www.ktvu.com/news/clarifying-re ... artial-law

I don't see martial law coming into play at all.
by joe817
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: First US State Lockdown
Replies: 26
Views: 1314

Re: First US State Lockdown

Someone posted this photo on FB claiming California National Guard has been deployed in mass Photo is claimed to be taken in San Diego, CA https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/90102301_3059719457395477_9149905367126245376_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_sid=dbeb18&_nc_ohc=26QCVg-ZUakAX9CGiH0&_nc_ht=...
by joe817
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Dallas Ordering New Tough Restrictions
Replies: 56
Views: 2511

Re: Dallas Ordering New Tough Restrictions

What's next? Curfew for all citizens? Bringing out the National Guard to enforce that curfew? Hmmmm......

Almost sounds like martial law, doesn't it?
by joe817
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Dallas Ordering New Tough Restrictions
Replies: 56
Views: 2511

Dallas Ordering New Tough Restrictions

Wow! Just listened to the mayor of Dallas. They are implementing the toughest restrictions in Texas....for now: No sit down service at ALL restaurants. Only take out, drive thru, or delivery. No gatherings of 50 or more All theaters, entertainment venues, Gyms, health clubs, bars, taverns, microbrew...
by joe817
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: More armed and unarmed violence in gun free New York
Replies: 86
Views: 9219

Re: More armed and unarmed violence in gun free New York

philip964 wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:31 am
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/03/06 ... -sidewalk/

Group of young men brutally attack, rob and stomp a 15 year old girl in Brooklyn.

Watch the video. Horrific, but luckily she is going to be ok.
No thank you.
by joe817
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Remember the Alamo - March 6, 1836
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: Remember the Alamo - March 6, 1836

Thank you for posting that jollyman. I missed posting that earlier today, as other obligations beset me. May we all remember what sacrifices the brave defenders made for us.

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