"Carl's Lounge" (Off-Topic Discussion, Traditional Knife "Tales & Vignettes")

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by jackknife, Jul 5, 2010.

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  1. Jolipapa

    Jolipapa Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 4, 2015
    Spyder Union Spokesman says : Boris is no name for a snake! :rolleyes:
     
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  2. chuck4570

    chuck4570 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 21, 2010
    A S&W from that era, people were scarfing them up like crazy and not even putting a box of ammo thru it, then putting it away not to daylight for a long time. Nice catch.
     
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  3. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Wow! "The most powerful handgun in the world...."
     
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  4. Will Power

    Will Power

    Jan 18, 2007
    "Who's we jivedaddy?" " ME and Smith & Wesson!"
     
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  5. jc57

    jc57 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2012
    I bought a similar gun - Model 29, 6.5" barrel, blue steel, new in box in 1979 or 1980. It was a beautiful gun, but a very impractical purchase. I did not hunt, and I could not carry it. I shot it twice (two rounds), and decided it was more gun than I had any need for. I sold it shortly thereafter for about what I paid. It was a beauty, though.
     
  6. black mamba

    black mamba

    Oct 21, 2009
    John, that was the Dirty Harry version, the 6½" blue, and a beauty. Too bad it didn't "make your day." :D
     
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  7. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
     
  8. Mayonardo

    Mayonardo

    699
    Oct 28, 2010
    I preferred the .41 Magnum. Not as snappy as the .357 nor as jolting as the .44.
     
  9. black mamba

    black mamba

    Oct 21, 2009
    Mayo, I agree, the 41 mag is a terrific compromise. More powerful than the 357 and less recoil than the 44. But as a handgun hunter, I opted for the slightly more powerful 44, and just got used to the recoil.
     
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  10. scrteened porch

    scrteened porch Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 19, 2012
    I thought I heard you declare war on crime.
    I didn't say to use violence!
     
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  11. Mr. Chips

    Mr. Chips

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    Apr 3, 2012
    Yes, these days we are forever "declaring war" but refrain from hurting anyone's feelings!
    I thought "war" was a state of really not caring at all about hurting anyone's feelings, and actually being quite violent!
     
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  12. Henry Beige

    Henry Beige Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 1, 2015
    “That’s not a bad idea, Cora. It’s really not. We could declare war - on rustling!”
     
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  13. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    I'm declaring war on sausages! ;) :thumbsup:

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  14. RayseM

    RayseM Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 18, 2010
    Careful Jack - SAUSAGE will fight back :rolleyes: Still, it's worth the effort :)
     
  15. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Oh, I'm carrying a few, er scars Ray ;) :D :thumbsup:
     
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  16. dantzk8

    dantzk8

    Nov 1, 2005
    Jack, kill the so said bread before. Doesn't look good.

    Dan.
     
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  17. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    Bread, and buns turn to glucose quickly in your system!
    Whole grain is slightly better than White (Eww!)
    I lost 30 pounds after I stopped eating bread and pasta!! (and sugars)
    So no insulin necessary!!
    But I'd eat those sausages - yum!!:)
     
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  18. Campbellclanman

    Campbellclanman Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    Oh man..... Hillbilly matey - I am so so sorry that you have lost that awesome friend. That makes me extremely sad reading about Tag!
     
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  19. afishhunter

    afishhunter

    Oct 21, 2014
    The "GOOD" (note quotes) News: I signed up (again) at Imgur. :D

    The "BAD" news: All the pictures I've taken over the years of my knives are AWOL on/from my Laptop, Tablet, and (allegedly) "Smart" Phone.
    They are not "In The Cloud", either. :eek::oops::(
    I've no idea where they went or when ...

    I never did figure out how to upload a picture to Imgur from my phone. (Maybe it needs the App?) So they are not hiding out there.

    No Well, I guess a picture test will have to weight. :oops:

    (take picture with phone ... email it to me ... download to the laptop ... upload on Imgur ... post a link or whatever here ... just to show a nothing fancy inexpensive knife, that few are probably wanting to see, anyway ... :rolleyes: I'll do it though ...)
     
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  20. 5K Qs

    5K Qs Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2014
    The process you describe sounds very similar to what I do, except I use a pointnshoot camera because I don't have a smart phone. I'm clueless about where your stored photos might have gone, though. :(

    Take a look at replies to your latest attempts in the Rough Rider thread. It looks like you're very close to complete success in posting pics. A couple of us are able to open your images even though they don't show up in your post as a visible photo.

    - GT
     
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