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I feel better. It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood.

 

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The syntax for posting a pic isn't working. Anyone can help?

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Aaron. Here's the link. Let me work on the HTML code. :)

http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk96/40Pete/336C.jpg

 

<img src="http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk96/40Pete/Marlin336C.jpg" alt="Marlin 336C" />

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Hit the tree icon next to the Smilein the toolbar to link to the image.

 

SG, I don't just shoot cats, I also feed my dogs jalapenos!

Seriously, humor is the gift of god, I suppose we could be telling fart jokes if joking about cats offends you...

Best (in good humor)

Rog

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I'll pass on the fart jokes. 

I eat meat and am not in PETA but am sensitive to animal stuff as I've seen numerous kids in my work who started off abusing animals and graduated to people. 

I've owned cats for my whole life; current 14 y.o just developed a heart murmur, high blood pressure, and went blind overnight but some animals just don't give up. She manages to find her way around three floors, goes outside (with supervison...coyotes around), and somehow managed to find her way from outside the front door around to the back, totally blind. She still purrs and likes to eat.

I hope I do that well, LOL.

 

SG

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SG,

Dogs' dog, Kenzie (my pic) had surgery last year, she was on her death bed for longer than we care to remember.  After her surgery, Dogs slept on the kitchen floor with her for two weeks.  He does have a heart and won't be hurting any animals.  

Cat 

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Wow. Thanks.

 I'm worried that the gun is pretty big though. Tongue out

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Marlin 336C .30-30 Lever Action

Here you go Aaron.

A scaled down picture of my .30-30 Marlin 336C. Dealer told me "no idea when it will come in". 

 

 

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SG,

Dogs' dog, Kenzie (my pic) had surgery last year, she was on her death bed for longer than we care to remember.  After her surgery, Dogs slept on the kitchen floor with her for two weeks.  He does have a heart and won't be hurting any animals.  

Cat 

Doggone it Cat, now you've let the cat out of the bag.  Why couldn't you just let sleeping dogs lie?  I realize that curiosity killed the cat, but why'd you have to tell everyone that I'm as loyal to my dog as man's best friend is to us?  They will think I am sensitive or something.

Okay everyone - feel free to, er, um, "pile" on with more animal metaphor.................

Sometimes I crack myself up << Dogs says out loud as he grins like the Cheshire cat.

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Dogs is really a teddy bear in disguise, huh?

I always felt a sense of dissonance in seeing a canine as the image for "Cat"233.

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SG,

Every single one of my pets is a rescue pet. I have 2 dogs and my wife has 3 cats. We also foster animals as we are involved in a local non-profit pet rescue group, so the clan grows beyond 5 at times. One of the 3 cats had already found a home, and the owner gave up on him so he is back with us. Animals are a big part of our family's lives, and I wouldn't have it any other way. Two of the guys that work with me have Labs that they train to retrieve, and they come to work with them every day, which I encourage. Mine are a bit old for that, but they used to as well. Bottom line, you took this all the wrong way since you have no context of who this idiot poster is.

Perhaps the humor was crude, but I say these kinds of things about my boys too, and they get me right back. Just the way we roll, homey! My oldest son has already decided he wants to be a Veterinarian, and I am encouraging that! Clearly, if you peel back the layer of the onion, there isn't any reality to the words you have read. Except for the part that the dogs love to eat the darts from the nerf gun that my boys loose.

Anyhow, no offense meant. If I would have said the same things in a thread not related to guns, I don't think it would have gotten the same reaction. Gun owner does not equal cat sadist, to my mind they are completely unrelated, but I do understand your comment given the context of the thread.

If you took the time to post your dismay, there were probably others that read and reacted the same way, but didn't. Just wanted to clear the air with everyone and then drop it. I suppose there are other things we can poke fun at without offending!

best,

Rog

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R_Eddy wrote:

 I suppose there are other things we can poke fun at without offending!

best,

Rog

Wait, if I make fun of Dogs_In_A_Pile, does that count as animal humor?

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cat233 wrote:

Dogs' dog, Kenzie (my pic) had surgery last year, she was on her death bed for longer than we care to remember.  After her surgery, Dogs slept on the kitchen floor with her for two weeks.  He does have a heart and won't be hurting any animals.  

Cat 

Dogs,

I have 2 goldens, and my little girl Belle looks just like Kenzie. White face and all.

Hard to imagine life without them, huh?

Rog

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Mike Pilat wrote:

I always felt a sense of dissonance in seeing a canine as the image for "Cat"233.

It is to keep you on your toes Mike.

 

 

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Dogs,

I have 2 goldens, and my little girl Belle looks just like Kenzie. White face and all.

Hard to imagine life without them, huh?

Rog

Rog -

I work with people who are otherwise okay, but if there was a burning house and I saw Kenz in one window and my coworkers in the other, and could only save one, I would without hesitation save my dog.

Because she knows and trusts that that is what dog owners are supposed to do for their family members.

Kinda strayed from the firearms theme huh?

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Dogs_In_A_Pile wrote:

Kinda strayed from the firearms theme huh?

OOOH, sorry.

Bang Bang!

By the way did I ever tell you I take my dogs hunting, you know, with firearms. Damn, did it again.

rog

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Dogs_In_A_Pile wrote:

Kinda strayed from the firearms theme huh?

OOOH, sorry.

Bang Bang!

By the way did I ever tell you I take my dogs hunting, you know, with firearms. Damn, did it again.

rog

Your dogs carry firearms? Imressive.......Tongue out

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We have a Doberman that is 8 years old that we got 5 years ago as a rescue. He is a very loving and loyal dog/friend and is friendly to strangers as long as they are "OK" with us. On the other hand, he presents a very fierce picture to anyone walking by or daring to approach the house - he just can't get used to that mail man!!  :-)

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We have done a good job of convincing CC casual visitors that.. sniff,sob.. gun owners care about animals.

Now about those venison recipes...

 

SG

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SG -

I heartily agree.  There is room in this world for all creatures great and small.

On my plate.

Right next to the green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy.

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We have two soft-coated wheaten terriers and a goldfish. My wife might say the only "rescue" animal we have is me!

 

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What happened to the firearm thread? What's all the chatter about pets?  Another highjacked thread.

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My fault...I thought is was bad PR to have fuzzy animals abused.

 

Ok..redirect OT...Don't you like a flat main spring housing on the 1911 better than the arched one it comes with? It was good enough for Alvin York.

 

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I like the arched housing on the 1911, seems to point better but I would think that is an individual pref.

 Dogs and cats or any domestic animal can serve as emergency meat if necessary. Many other countries serve them up on a regular basis.. dog  really needs to be cooked for a long time though, about like possom or coon. Blackening seasoning is the best for oddball meats, and a smoker....

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Greg,

What a great piece of journalism. I've never though one way or another about Lou Dobbs, but it's great to see someone with integrity take an unpopular opinion to the main stream, and single it out as an inaliable right.

I think Obama is going to be very hard pressed to make this happen.

To all, keep the pressure on our representitives!

Cheers,

Aaron

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Greg. Nice video. Seen it before but it's so appropriate for this thread.

Aaron. Dobbs is a huge supporter of the 2nd. My fiancee and I watch him every night (she's not into firearms but thinks the 2nd amendment is important, she watches him because he rails on Washington for everything and anything, LOL) and nearly EVERY night as of late he's had a 5 minute segment on what Holder and Obama are up to. 

I'd well advise that you tune him in if you have the opportunity. 

OK, now I am going to pester you guys again. Greg, Aaron. Mossberg 590 or Remington 870? I can get a 590 for $400 or the Rem for $475. I like the Moss myself. 

And what's a good .22 survival rifle? What cartridge? .22 first or shotgun as next purchase? Reminder. I have the .30-30 on order, a WASR-10 and a few pistols of various calibers. For the SG I'm likely to go with the 590 but I am torn on whether to get the .22 or the SG next. All gun enthusiast opinions welcome.

.22 Long, .22 LR, or .22 Win Mag?

One more thing. What if I need to survive out in the country. I'm gonna want to be able to take grouse, duck, gooses (LOL!), and other game birds. That 590 doesn't have the right choke and it's a short barrel. 

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"Here it is, folks, and it is bad news. The framework for legislation is
always laid, and the Democrats have the votes to pass anything they
want to impose upon us. They really do not believe you need anything
more than a brick to defend your home and family. Look at the list and
see how many you own. Remember, it is registration, then confiscation.
It has happened in the UK, in Australia, in Europe, in China, and what
they have found is that for some reason the criminals do not turn in
their weapons, but will know that you did."

http://www.infowars.com/obamas-gun-ban-list-is-out/

I'll give them the bullets first.

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Greg,

HR 1022 has been introduced and is pending. It's actually been lingering for about 2 years now, and it hasn't got many co-sponsors.

The gun issue right now is political uranium. No one wants to touch it, and getting close is dangerous to a political career. I'm truly glad for that - as it's a huge step in the right direction to acknowledging gun rights, and starting to encourage gun responsibility. I don't expect 1022 to pass, but it may end up modified, and if it does go to vote, lets pray it is shot down.

If they push it through now, it'll cost Obama a friendly congress.

Gandhi,

My first gun was a Mossy 500. I've still got it, and it's 15 or 16 years old now. Still fires, but the firing pin is getting weak.
I've got a similar vintage 870 that's a fine runner.

Between the two, I prefer the 870.
Here is the one I recommend:
http://www.impactguns.com/store/047700255781.html

For a good .22, a Ruger 10-22 is hard to beat, but nearly anything will do.
My .22 is a single shot bolt action that's probably 50 years old. It's sufficient for anything I'd ever need.
Save money here, and get something simple, and utilitarian.

Maybe others can give you more advice, or their takes on it as well!

Cheers!

Aaron 

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Does anyone have a shareware or home written program to track their firearms, ammo, maybe even date last cleaned?

I suppose I could write a spreadsheet or something like that but I hate to reinvent the wheel.

 

SG

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