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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:01 AM

Re: Remington 700 Rifles Firing Without Trigger

I'm half considering disabling one of the safety features on my son's shotgun. Long story short every time you reload it the safety re-engages, which isn't common on over-unders because you reload them a lot (they only hold two rounds, [more]

Mon Feb 20

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:51 AM

Re: Remington 700 Rifles Firing Without Trigger Pull

One confusing thing. I thought the NRA worked to enact a law by which gun manufacturers were granted immunity from lawsuits. This story implies otherwise . . .

The law, which protects firearms manufacturers from lawsuits, only applies [more]

Tue Feb 14

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voelkels replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 1:57 PM

Re: Salts

So are you suggesting that there really is a difference in the tastes of the various salts but only some folks are able to tell the difference?

Christina, many chefs and other people with fairly good sense of taste would be able to [more]

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voelkels replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 7:59 AM

Re: Salts

I have tasted each of these salts and find that there is no difference in the taste other than the Oak Smoked Salt, which, of course, tastes smoky. The rest of them all taste the same -- like salt!!

Yes, the colors are pretty but since
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Sat Feb 11

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:53 AM

Re: Such a Deal

"Arms Merchant” to sell on consignment."

Given that you are selling on consignment, is that still considered a "private sale" with no paperwork, background check, etc.? Or is the Arms Merchant a FFL who does all that
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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:18 AM

Re: Shall not be infringed

I just want laws that make it more difficult for an Adam Lanza to do what he did.
It seems to me that there are far too many loopholes in the current laws.


Fine, propose one or even a group of laws to us that would make it more [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:50 AM

Re: Shall not be infringed

But don't try to throw the 2nd Amendment in my face. The Founding Fathers would probably puke if they heard about Newtown.

Yes, they would probably have puked after hearing about how the politicians of Connecticut violated the [more]

Fri Feb 10

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:47 AM

Re: Shall not be infringed

“Clearly, increasing the fee for a handgun would probably not have stopped Adam Lanza and his mother, who had a very impressive gun collection.”

I thought the fee was to carry.

Did Adam Lanza have a carry
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voelkels posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:20 AM

Such a Deal

I have been selling off some of my firearms that I haven’t fired in years. A week ago, I took two Remington rolling block rifles, a long rifle and a carbine both in 7 X 57, to “The Arms Merchant” to sell on consignment. The man behind the counter the [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 5:18 AM

Re: A Black Friday for GUNS:

Tennessee politician wants to introduce an annual 'Second Amendment tax holiday' for weapons and ammunition

Axe-u-lee, Loosiana had one for years, us (See; [more]

Tue Feb 7

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voelkels posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 5:59 AM

R.I.P. Drago

N’Orleans lost one of her great food personalities Saturday.
:-(
See; http://nomenu.com/?p=53865.

If y’all never tried them, the recipe is [more]

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voelkels posted to the Recipes/Cooking board. 5:56 AM

R.I.P. Drago

N’Orleans lost one of her great food personalities Saturday.
:-(
See; http://nomenu.com/?p=53865.

If y’all never tried them, the recipe is [more]

Fri Feb 3

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voelkels posted to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 9:38 AM

Yesterday Was Groundhog Day . . .

. . . so did any of y’all make or eat pork sausage, huuuggh?
;-)

C.J.V. - enquiring minds want to know and me too

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voelkels posted to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 7:05 AM

I’m Starting Seeds for . . .

. . . my spring garden, since Pierre C. Shadeaux predicts an early spring, him (See; http://www.wwl.com/Pierre-C-Shadeaux-sees-no-shadow-on-Cajun... ). I’m [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 4:37 AM

Re: More Deer Cull insanity

"You go to the bathroom out on the highway and down by the railroad tracks?" - dave

Yes.

Do you have someone to watch out for cars and trains, huuuggh?
;-)

C.J.V. - be careful that you don’t get run [more]

Wed Feb 1

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voelkels replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 8:46 AM

Re: Valentine's Day menu suggestions?

“. . . trying to get my Cholesterol Level down below 250, me”

There are definite ways to make the dish heart-healthy. And I have a non-statin suggestion for helping your cholesterol (which is doing great for me).


Axe-u-lee, I [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:00 AM

Re: More Deer Cull insanity

Maybe we kin send y’all some coyotes to lower the population. I don’t see any reports of deer in N’Orleans and they do have lots of coyotes (See; [more]

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:42 AM

Re: Next purchases?!

. . . The Ruger Precision would be to have a super accurate, Long Distance shooter. . .

Why not build a custom super accurate rifle, huuuggh? A number of years ago, I was tempted to build a swap-barrel rifle using the Savage Model 25 [more]

Tue Jan 31

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voelkels replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 9:05 AM

Re: AverageJoe's 763rd CaptionChallenge

That reminds me of the story:

A little boy goes shopping with his mother and is waiting right outside of the ladies dressing room for his mom to come out. While waiting, the little boy gets bored and just when his mom comes walking out, she [more]

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voelkels replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:10 AM

Re: Free tax filing

“Yup. No electronic filing for us.”

Don't think it's safe because you put it in the mail.


FWIW, about a year ago, I was checking DW’s credit card statement before paying the rather large bill and noticed that she was [more]

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