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Old 05-23-2013, 07:03 AM   #99
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Love my Model 29 S&W too! It really is fun, especially when making my own loads and tracking the results. It turned into part of the fun to keep records of every load and how they work!
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Old 05-23-2013, 07:06 AM   #100
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I collect and preserve spacecraft and launch vehicle artifacts (mostly from the early U.S. Manned Space program - Project Mercury, Gemini and Apollo). Have a number of items that have been to the moon, lots of small bi-propellant rocket engines, Apollo Command Module, Lunar Module, Saturn V components. Some of the thrusters are shown in the attached image - more info on my activities via this page of the website http://www.SPACEAHOLIC.com/about.htm
Do you have anything from the Apollo or Viking Mission Camera's by any chance? My dad worked on both of those and since he passed so young, we never got to talk much about them.
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Old 05-23-2013, 07:43 AM   #101
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Love my Model 29 S&W too! It really is fun, especially when making my own loads and tracking the results. It turned into part of the fun to keep records of every load and how they work!
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:35 AM   #102
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Thanks! Very satisfying when you have a small grouping at 25yds! I was actually quite surprised about what was the most accurate.

But real fun is letting someone else shoot a "heavy" load at dusk out doors. Muzzle flash and surprise are priceless.
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:38 AM   #103
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Love my Model 29 S&W too! It really is fun, especially when making my own loads and tracking the results. It turned into part of the fun to keep records of every load and how they work!
aye true that!
Ive got a press n dies for all kinds of calibers was gonna start reloading again just havent set it up yet. I have way too many hobbies and not enuff time
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:42 AM   #104
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Thanks! Very satisfying when you have a small grouping at 25yds! I was actually quite surprised about what was the most accurate.

But real fun is letting someone else shoot a "heavy" load at dusk out doors. Muzzle flash and surprise are priceless.
Aye specially with a .44 mag Do you use hot loads or target loads?
never shot a .44 whats the kick like say compared to a .357 or .45acp?
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:47 AM   #105
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Hunting, fishing, and being a "Sweeper"

I used to be a I.E.D Sweeper when I was in Afghanistan.. It sucked but I loved it.

I guess thats when finger gardening comes in,, looking for fingers in a mine field
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:58 AM   #106
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[QUOTE=littlecammi;6547715]Very nice guitar playing. Kudos.

I've had five German shepherd dogs over the last 20 years that have been the very best things in my life. I still have two now (ages 1 and 11) that are more fun to play with than anything else on Earth (even than my '64 Strat).

How can you not love a man who loves dogs, I got a pup a few months ago Bull Mastiff/shepherd cross, shes a small pony at 6 months lol she dwarfs my other dog, American bulldog/boxer cross!and hes about 8 years old. First dog I ever owned was a German shepherd btw... love em!
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:04 AM   #107
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Hockey cards. Huge NHL fan

Pappa Joe, you have a beautiful daughter. Im sure you already knew that though
Lemme guess... A Wings fan? That's ok and not going to BYBs as my dad played ball with and trained Mr. Hockey during the off season in Sask back in the day. Kinda dating myself...

Likin' the beers and wings and racks... Not necessarily in that order.

Right now, NHL playoff, even though I said I wouldn't watch after the strike plus an Oilers fan so not much to cheer about... yet, and off course return to patio season in Alberta and in training for the Stampede!!!

OP - I'm in your neck of the woods on an Ops sched working at Firebag outside of FM.
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:15 AM   #108
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I will ask normagene what is finger gardening.
Happy to explain, first I have to say something about my husband, he absolutely adores me and always (almost 30 years now) puts me first. He knows how I love my garden with beautiful flowers everywhere. I saw this small pink granite garden bench, just big enough for two, and the seat is about five or six inches thick. The seat alone weighs 200 pounds and each leg has to be around a 100 pounds. It's quite hefty. So what does my husband tell me, "I want that bench for my birthday", really, even for his own birthday the present he wants is something for me.

Now to the Finger Gardening: I'm not a sun person so I go out with my sun hat and of course a long long cold cold glass of ice tea to sit on my bench. And there's my husband digging/cutting/trimming/raking etc. and dirty just dripping with sweat. I look at all his hard work and with my finger I point and say; "MOVE THAT SHRUB SIX INCHES TO THE LEFT AND THAT ONE YOU JUST PLANTED THERE, NO NO NO MOVE THAT OVER HERE. OH YEAH, NOT TO BE PICKY BUT YOU MISSED A SPOT OVER THERE".

That's my husbands favorite story to tell, doesn't matter if its true or not, he just loves to tell it. For the record its NOT true, he works too hard so I let him enjoy his story. Always seems to make everyone laugh!
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:34 AM   #109
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Happy to explain, first I have to say something about my husband, he absolutely adores me and always (almost 30 years now) puts me first. He knows how I love my garden with beautiful flowers everywhere. I saw this small pink granite garden bench, just big enough for two, and the seat is about five or six inches thick. The seat alone weighs 200 pounds and each leg has to be around a 100 pounds. It's quite hefty. So what does my husband tell me, "I want that bench for my birthday", really, even for his own birthday the present he wants is something for me.

Now to the Finger Gardening: I'm not a sun person so I go out with my sun hat and of course a long long cold cold glass of ice tea to sit on my bench. And there's my husband digging/cutting/trimming/raking etc. and dirty just dripping with sweat. I look at all his hard work and with my finger I point and say; "MOVE THAT SHRUB SIX INCHES TO THE LEFT AND THAT ONE YOU JUST PLANTED THERE, NO NO NO MOVE THAT OVER HERE. OH YEAH, NOT TO BE PICKY BUT YOU MISSED A SPOT OVER THERE".

That's my husbands favorite story to tell, doesn't matter if its true or not, he just loves to tell it. For the record its NOT true, he works too hard so I let him enjoy his story. Always seems to make everyone laugh!
As a matter of fact I was wondering myself just what 'finger gardening' was. I even tried looking it up but all I got were hits on 'Green Finger Gardening'

This makes waaaaay more sense.
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:23 AM   #110
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thank you ..actually 2 beautiful daughters Attachment 513429
Pappa Joe, do your daughters what to go boating ?
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:33 AM   #111
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