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  1. A few small things to remember about the latter...

    A few small things to remember about the latter part of WW twice... First off the military really did expect horrific casualties in the certain to come "invasion of Japan"..... No one except a very...
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    there's a party animal... Hope he lived to get...

    there's a party animal... Hope he lived to get back home....
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    Go to Imgur and establish an account there (it's...

    Go to Imgur and establish an account there (it's a freebie - and much better than Photobucket was..).

    For the pics on Photobucket - they're still there and I've found a way to retrieve them - but...
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    ...and you can bet that whoever was manning the...

    ...and you can bet that whoever was manning the property facility after that seizure - was just buried in paperwork... Along with a copy of the property receipt for each firearm they'd have to have a...
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    If we were talking fishing reels... I know that...

    If we were talking fishing reels... I know that there are sellers on the net that specialize in picking up older reels then breaking them down and selling each - one part at a time....

    When it's a...
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    Good on you Charlie... whenever I see someone...

    Good on you Charlie... whenever I see someone posting opinion(s) that might have been gained after watching some Tarantino blood flick I'm tempted to put them on the spot... but have deliberately...
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    Y'all must not have the number of lawyers we have...

    Y'all must not have the number of lawyers we have down here in paradise (south florida...). In my 22 years in that world I worked for five different chiefs (a below average number since the average...
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    Noted that someone asked about what kind of...

    Noted that someone asked about what kind of test/investigation will be done on the seized weapons... My best guess (and I ran a property room for two years during my career - retiring out in 1995...)...
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    I see nothing wrong when the ATF not only...

    I see nothing wrong when the ATF not only requires that the firearms laws be followed - but actually enforces them... I'm no lawyer (just an old retired cop) - but I'm pretty sure that item needs to...
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    I buy at least 50% of the supplies needed for my...

    I buy at least 50% of the supplies needed for my fishing guide business on E-Bay.. I'm perfectly comfortable buying used - BUT.... you have to know what things are worth in the real world, and I walk...
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    For slings the first place I'd check is the CMP -...

    For slings the first place I'd check is the CMP - I read posts all the time about folks picking up slings at the southern store (have no info about the northern store. Reportedly each day they have...
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    For cleaning metal surfaces ranging up to...

    For cleaning metal surfaces ranging up to actually removing paint... I start gently with rubbing alcohol, then mineral spirits (usually labeled paint thinner) on a rag - then go to lacquer thinner,...
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    More pics please -that's an outstanding piece...

    More pics please -that's an outstanding piece from what I can see....
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    It wasn't hard to notice the carefully crafted...

    It wasn't hard to notice the carefully crafted starting price either.... Bet it doesn't receive a single bid.
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    Here's our fare -and without the ice.... This is...

    Here's our fare -and without the ice.... This is the photo I show folks that wonder what we're up to each day (when the tarpon are around...). The gear we're using is pretty light - in fact we're...
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    I'm tempted to ask "What's a snow shovel"? but...

    I'm tempted to ask "What's a snow shovel"? but what I should be saying is thank heavens for them... When y'all folks start shoveling - all of a sudden my phone starts working and my guiding season...
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    Sticky: As an army brat that grew up moving (five...

    As an army brat that grew up moving (five different countries by the time I was 12.. ) Alabama, specifically Huntsville, Alabama -was the closest thing I ever had to a home town or home state. There...
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    -and from what I remember back in 1971... any...

    -and from what I remember back in 1971... any remaining carbines from Vietnam would give a whole new meaning to the word "funky".... If there were any real value there you can bet that government...
  19. I use the stuff on my skiff with every wash-up...

    I use the stuff on my skiff with every wash-up for stubborn spots and tiny rust marks (and since I'm a full time guide in the Everglades, scrubbing my skiff is something I do too often..). Can't...
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    I did 22 years in police work and was lucky...

    I did 22 years in police work and was lucky enough to rise in rank during those years... At one point I was in charge of personnel functions for my 100 man agency and as a result got to interview...
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    I went to my recruiter in the late summer of 1967...

    I went to my recruiter in the late summer of 1967 - after being suspended from college for one semester... As the little old dean put it -"Son, you're going to continue your education by other...
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    My Dad volunteered for the draft within six...

    My Dad volunteered for the draft within six months of Pearl... He went on to make a career of the Army after getting a chance at OCS -retiring out after 28 years in Corps of Engineers in 1970 or...
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    Great to see how folks treat vets these days......

    Great to see how folks treat vets these days... When I came back in country (Aug '71...) we literally snuck back -and I didn't want to tell anyone where I'd been... Years later when I was in charge...
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    Here's a second vote for Imgur.... I've been...

    Here's a second vote for Imgur.... I've been using them ever since Photobucket let everyone down....
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    .... and this was just a dress rehearsal. I went...

    .... and this was just a dress rehearsal. I went into the Army in January, 1968, made it through basic training then went to my assigned training station along the east coast. I was going to be a...
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