Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by ffuries
Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: IS & AIN'T
Replies: 5
Views: 66
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Re: IS & AIN'T

I think the prohibition of use of expanding bullets and soft tip bullets is covered under the Hague conventions of 1899 and 1907, which the US is a signer of. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I'll take your word on that - I don't recall the exact dates, that sounds right, b...
by ffuries
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: IS & AIN'T
Replies: 5
Views: 66
United States of America

Re: IS & AIN'T

Also the use of soft points etc according to the IRC is banned under Customary International Law, although the US argues that at times it can be legal due to Military Necessity. So in a nutshell while the use of expanding, hollow point, soft point rounds in international conflict is banned, the US a...
by ffuries
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: IS & AIN'T
Replies: 5
Views: 66
United States of America

Re: IS & AIN'T

Because they were produced in the Dum Dum Arsenal.
by ffuries
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: IS & AIN'T
Replies: 5
Views: 66
United States of America

Re: IS & AIN'T

I think the prohibition of use of expanding bullets and soft tip bullets is covered under the Hague conventions of 1899 and 1907, which the US is a signer of.
by ffuries
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: For Sale Section - Am I blind?
Replies: 2
Views: 32
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Re: For Sale Section - Am I blind?

Am I blind or am I missing the for sale section of the forums? Got a Christmas bonus and am looking for an optic. Going to see if a board member has one for sale prior to ordering from a big box store. So, does the for sale section not exist or am I just blind? Thank you for putting up with my non-...
by ffuries
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: What's it called?
Replies: 4
Views: 102
United States of America

Re: What's it called?

On some forum a few months ago someone gave the medical term for the person who is a widow/ widower because of their mate's obsessive/ compulsive use of I-phone, laptop, PC, anything with viewing screens or etc to the exclusion of any and all family duties or life in general. Does anyone know what ...
by ffuries
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: No Trading Subforum Anymore?
Replies: 4
Views: 133
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Re: No Trading Subforum Anymore?

Have to have so many posts to gain access to it. Keeps the one post wonders from gaining access, and helps cut down on scammers.
by ffuries
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: 36 Tula Trials Rifle , original & matching
Replies: 8
Views: 317
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Re: 36 Tula Trials Rifle , original & matching

Trials rifle with possible SCW use and still matching....Damn that is amazing!
by ffuries
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Martini Enfield Mk 11 .303
Replies: 5
Views: 254
United States of America

Re: Martini Enfield Mk 11 .303

Cool, I like it a lot. Love to find one.
by ffuries
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: 45-70 Wow
Replies: 16
Views: 484
United States of America

Re: 45-70 Wow

Heavy and slow has always dropped the largest game. In 1998 a good friend of mine won the lottery for a Buffalo depredation hunt in Yellowstone National Park. A hunt of a life time. Bruce is one of the Nations foremost experts on Remington Rolling Block rifles and owns some of the rarest in the cou...
by ffuries
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Italian Pistols
Topic: Beretta 1935 4UT
Replies: 6
Views: 212
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Re: Beretta 1935 4UT

Interesting might need to add one to my list. Looks well cared for concidering the age.
by ffuries
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Rifles
Topic: Martini Henry Mark 1
Replies: 9
Views: 345
United States of America

Re: Martini Henry Mark 1

Wow that is awesome looking. You must have been keeping up on the "Honey-Do List"!
by ffuries
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: COYOTE GUY
Replies: 4
Views: 140
United States of America

Re: COYOTE GUY

Hams03 wrote:
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:58 pm
They are all over florida
Tripped me out the first time I saw one in Florida. I didn't know they existed here, until I saw one and asked about them.
by ffuries
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: Col Jabara
Replies: 3
Views: 112
United States of America

Re: Col Jabara

There is or at least was a street in family housing named after him on Kadena AB. When I was 10 to 13 (77-80), we lived at 5222A Jabara Ave on Kadena.

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