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  1. Thread: R + 1

    by Old GI
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    Enjoy R+1 now, it won't last by a long shot. ...

    Enjoy R+1 now, it won't last by a long shot. Retired 2014 for Alpaca/Llama ranch then sold and moved a little over a year ago to Dunnellon, FL for absolute final retirement.
  2. Thread: Fire ants

    by Old GI
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    I think I mentioned this elsewhere on this Forum....

    I think I mentioned this elsewhere on this Forum. But, I gained a "healthy" respect for fire ants when I spent over half a night in a rotted tropical tree about 75' up. It took that long for the DZ...
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    Yep, I used to say "My idea of roughing it was a...

    Yep, I used to say "My idea of roughing it was a Holiday Inn with a Black&White TV".
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    Take it from an old, retired EM Director, I fully...

    Take it from an old, retired EM Director, I fully support the Hazard/Risk Assessment and, if done properly, plan accordingly. Now for my opinion, I know you may think you don't have a choice about...
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    I feel this is the time to reveal my fool-proof...

    I feel this is the time to reveal my fool-proof land navigation system:

    To start, you just put your left arm out in front of you. Then, put your right arm out to your right side, And ..... wait...
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    My Silva Ranger has never failed me in 40 years.

    My Silva Ranger has never failed me in 40 years.
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    I completely agree with the preceding comments. ...

    I completely agree with the preceding comments. Chronological age matters little when physical and, perhaps more importantly, mental. I am now past my prime in both categories (mostly due to my...
  8. Just follow the road to the supermarket. Isn't...

    Just follow the road to the supermarket. Isn't that where all food comes from?
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    Wow, great selection!

    Wow, great selection!
  10. Hey!!! I resemble that remark. 1970

    Hey!!! I resemble that remark. 1970
  11. P38. Military issue. Always works.

    P38. Military issue. Always works.
  12. Thread: Pie

    by Old GI
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    Oh crash, you are so right. My Grandmom made it...

    Oh crash, you are so right. My Grandmom made it with rhubarb from her garden. Delicious!
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    In 1972, I had both my upper wisdom teeth pulled;...

    In 1972, I had both my upper wisdom teeth pulled; not a pleasant experience. That was two days before I started jump school; a real joy spitting out blood and bone chips during the (un)pleasant...
  14. Yep on the Buck 110!!!!! I've had two in 48...

    Yep on the Buck 110!!!!! I've had two in 48 years. The first one was serving superbly when a moving crew liked it as much as I did; replaced it in less than 12 hours.
  15. Thread: Lots of Spam?

    by Old GI
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    What's all this about Spam? I love it;...

    What's all this about Spam? I love it; especially fried in brown sugar like my Mother used to make in my youth. Oh, nevermind.
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    Got one of those for my oldest Grandson. He uses...

    Got one of those for my oldest Grandson. He uses it for everything including small game. Used both calibers with no problem at all.
  17. Thread: Remember.

    by Old GI
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    This is indeed a very special day although I keep...

    This is indeed a very special day although I keep my fallen brothers and sisters in my thoughts constantly throughout the year. Especially those with whom I served over the years; RIP.
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    Wonderful advice! Thanks DogDude!

    Wonderful advice! Thanks DogDude!
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    Yum Yum. Moving back to FL around the end of the...

    Yum Yum. Moving back to FL around the end of the month. Goodie Goodie.
  20. Thread: Found Knife

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    Rumor is there are a lot of offenses that were...

    Rumor is there are a lot of offenses that were "erased from" a record
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    Better add Kolorado to you exception list. I'm...

    Better add Kolorado to you exception list. I'm voting with my feet shortly.
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    I have a similar issue with my right arm. I have...

    I have a similar issue with my right arm. I have mentioned previously that I have spent numerous hours over several years to overcome the complete lack of range of motion in my right shoulder after...
  23. Crash, are you sure?

    Crash, are you sure?
  24. Thread: sewing things

    by Old GI
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    Reloading in popular calibers.

    Reloading in popular calibers.
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    When I went to Philadelphia for my induction...

    When I went to Philadelphia for my induction physical in 1970, I was of course still drunk as I was a red-blooded American boy! They lined us up and told us to drop our drawers. They then said to...
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