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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:22 PM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
I read there was a fire in the mountains south of...

I read there was a fire in the mountains south of us. Not a risk. But there was a link to a google map of CA with fires. The map is frightening.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 579
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Same here. If bird flys right to left with both...

Same here. If bird flys right to left with both eyes open I crush them, because I automatically lead the target with left eye shooting right handed.

With a compound I shoot right handed and close...
Forum: Harvey Aftermath & Relief 10-15-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,834
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I wish there was a way I could help. If it's...

I wish there was a way I could help. If it's federal, I'd call my congressman's office, talk to a staffer and ask if the Congressman's office could help "light a fire..,.,"

Worst that could...
Forum: Harvey Aftermath & Relief 10-14-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,834
Posted By Bill in San Jose
My prayer sent for you, your family, neighbors...

My prayer sent for you, your family, neighbors and all the Texans impacted by the hurricane.

Maybe I missed it posted earlier- who is the adjuster representing?

Your homeowners insurance...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-14-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4,295
Views: 438,010
Posted By Bill in San Jose
What gun did you buy today?

Nice gun, again. My next gun is a 454 Casul, and I've not heard much about the Raging Bull in 454. Strictly for grizzly bear defense.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17,428
Views: 861,583
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Landed at SFO and headed home. Glad to be back in...

Landed at SFO and headed home. Glad to be back in the USA.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-14-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4,295
Views: 438,010
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Is the Raging Bull 44 mag or 454 Casull? Nice. ...

Is the Raging Bull 44 mag or 454 Casull? Nice.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By Bill in San Jose
When a 100' high wall of fire is driven by high...

When a 100' high wall of fire is driven by high winds, it would not have helped.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I'm in China ready to fly home this evening. SFO...

I'm in China ready to fly home this evening. SFO had 80+ flight cancellations on Thursday but none on Friday I'm told the wind shifted. I hope I can land Saturday afternoon.

My problem is tiny...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17,428
Views: 861,583
Posted By Bill in San Jose
In China, hoping we can fly into SFO and land...

In China, hoping we can fly into SFO and land with all the fires the smoke is really thick in the bay area.

Real Chinese food is odd but quite good. Everybody was trying to get me to eat the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
So federal, state, county and local police did...

So federal, state, county and local police did not post a guard at his house while an active investigation, especially where there's no obvious motive for the murders?

If it sounds fishy, do I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2017, 01:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I was going to post a request for prayers for...

I was going to post a request for prayers for those poor people in the path of the fire. The death toll is over 20 so far, and over 1,500 dwellings- in the Napa/ Sonoma counties area. It's truly...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 17,428
Views: 861,583
Posted By Bill in San Jose
No good BBQ in Hong Kong. But I did eat dim sum...

No good BBQ in Hong Kong. But I did eat dim sum pork buns and a side of thin spaghetti with soy sauce and a side of corn on the cob- in a breakfast buffet.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17,428
Views: 861,583
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I'm eating lunch in SFO getting ready to fly to...

I'm eating lunch in SFO getting ready to fly to Hong Kong for 5 days of work.

I hope I'm not flying back in a cargo plane filled with rubber dog ****!
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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
It's a week later and they still have not figured...

It's a week later and they still have not figured out the 'why' on the largest mass killing. Or at least not released it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
It makes no sense if you want to inflict maximum...

It makes no sense if you want to inflict maximum damage in the crowd to move from window to window to shoot and losing the shooting time spent in transit. Zero. He know the police would be at his...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 822
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Now the question is, when your wife smiles, gives...

Now the question is, when your wife smiles, gives you a hug and says "now how did you ever come up with this sweet idea?"

Do you answer:

"Because I knew how much you worried and love your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 822
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I can imagine a large weight came off your...

I can imagine a large weight came off your shoulders when you heard those words.

Time to buy a small bouquet of cut flowers for your wife. Woman are funny- she'll remember your doing it.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-06-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4,295
Views: 438,010
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Is that the Viper with a Mildot reticle but moa...

Is that the Viper with a Mildot reticle but moa adjustments? I got a great price on one since it's discontinued.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
It's starting. Knuckleheads introducing 'common...

It's starting. Knuckleheads introducing 'common sense' gun laws. Please- don't shoot the messenger- I didn't vote for them.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-05-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Agree it's the door now that it's pointed out....

Agree it's the door now that it's pointed out. Why use it to block a crime scene when theres tape and police on guard?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-05-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Questions: If this is a crime scene, would...

Questions: If this is a crime scene, would furniture be moved around? Why would a piece of furniture be moved by police in front of the open door? If the furniture was not moved and in the location...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
There's a report a hotel security guard hear the...

There's a report a hotel security guard hear the shooting in the room, went to the door, took a bullet in the leg, somehow kept him busy with him until the police arrived.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
A Mandalay Bay employee claims to have a receipt...

A Mandalay Bay employee claims to have a receipt for room service for 2 including the shooter on 9/27, a day prior to when he's supposed to have checked in.

I don't know.

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I've been so scared that one of my 'kids' knew...

I've been so scared that one of my 'kids' knew somebody who was there. Same ages, both listen to country music. My heart goes out to the patents who lost a child, or have one in. LV hospital now.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By Bill in San Jose
There's snow on the ground where my son lives in...

There's snow on the ground where my son lives in Montana.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 4,459
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I just saw this. God bless your family and give...

I just saw this. God bless your family and give you comfort in your grief.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Active shooter or shooters in Vegas

I would say you need a clearance equal to or higher than the information, and a verifiable need to know.

I found out my DIL's best friend, who lives in Las Vegas, was going to attend the concert...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Active shooter or shooters in Vegas

AP is reporting the shooter used a bump stock on his rifles.

https://apnews.com/e74a33083fb84b1b94c1ce3da986fd4f/Las-Vegas-gunman-used-'bump-stock'-device-to-speed-fire

I'm looking for a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I've shot 100 grain with compound and recurve. ...

I've shot 100 grain with compound and recurve.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By Bill in San Jose
X2. A 2 blade cut on contact. The Stinger will do...

X2. A 2 blade cut on contact. The Stinger will do the job if it's in heart/ lungs. The shooter should avoid the shoulder blade- show them a deer anatomy picture and explain.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,727
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Congratulations! That's the way to Git 'r done...

Congratulations!
That's the way to Git 'r done young lady.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 78,235
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I listened to audio tapes played on a talk radio...

I listened to audio tapes played on a talk radio station and there's no way that was a semi auto weapon. It went " braasaaaat" with each firing cycle, probably 1 magazine.

God bless those who...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,407
Posted By Bill in San Jose
"Special hamburger patties" Sent from...

"Special hamburger patties"



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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,175
Posted By Bill in San Jose
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Nice!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 13,992
Posted By Bill in San Jose
That's great if the kneeled and said a prayer as...

That's great if the kneeled and said a prayer as a team.

Then stood facing the flag with helmets in their left hands, right hands over their hearts.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17,428
Views: 861,583
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Good luck. I always take a bite of a donut...

Good luck.
I always take a bite of a donut before my coffee. Maybe it's a LE thing?

Good luck to all on you deer opener!

Hunt hard
Kill swiftly
Waste nothing
Offer no apology!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 13,992
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I read the NFL had a big, closed-door pow-wow in...

I read the NFL had a big, closed-door pow-wow in NJ yesterday. League, some owners and some players. I can imagine the conversation.

Here's a good one for those who think this great country is not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 13,992
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Take "The 35" from Austin to Dallas? ...

Take "The 35" from Austin to Dallas?




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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 13,992
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I can't find s specific right to protest in the...

I can't find s specific right to protest in the Constitution

Free speech
Assembly
Address grievances in a fair hearing


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,245
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I shoot the Magnus 2 blades snd Stingers with my...

I shoot the Magnus 2 blades snd Stingers with my recurve and when I put on my compound's arrows, they fly great.

My only complaint is a poor blood trail. But- all animals I shot ran 30 yards or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17,428
Views: 861,583
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I was at a silicon valley robotics conference...

I was at a silicon valley robotics conference today, and spotted this industrial drone for long duration flights. I thought 'what could I use it for?"
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17,428
Views: 861,583
Posted By Bill in San Jose
"Enjoy him while he's young." The best way...

"Enjoy him while he's young."

The best way to explain it is you got up early, took a nap in the afternoon and when you woke up he was 30. It happens too fast.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 13,992
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Cowboys

Let me add, with a link to this great guy from Texas' web site I enjoy. His summary is right on target,

http://stiltonsplace.blogspot.com/2017/09/jerry-skids.html?m=1
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 13,992
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Here's the NFL's game operations manual. It takes...

Here's the NFL's game operations manual. It takes a lawyer to read this and conclude it's optional to be on the field and stand in respect because the league 'may result in discipline' after saying...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 13,992
Posted By Bill in San Jose
The "solution" if that's possible is for law...

The "solution" if that's possible is for law enforcement officers- who are accused of systematically killing blacks- who keep the peace in the stadiums so these yuckles can earn millions of dollars...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,302
Posted By Bill in San Jose
You have to be kidding, right? I went to a...

You have to be kidding, right?

I went to a birthday party our son's friend had 20+ years ago. I thought the place was contaminated with slime and ooze from suck kids on everything. But maybe it's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,302
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Is it only me to question a wife who threatens to...

Is it only me to question a wife who threatens to withhold sex if you don't go to some kid's birthday party.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,245
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Lots of good threads already on TBH. Thunderheads...

Lots of good threads already on TBH. Thunderheads here.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 814
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Take 3 archery lesson from an NAA instructor at...

Take 3 archery lesson from an NAA instructor at an archery shop and decide if you like it.



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