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    Sold all of my handguns

    Yes, last week i sold my Dan Wesson Classic Bobtail stainless, in 45ACP; my Browning 1911 .22; and my Taurus 709 Slim 9mm. I'll be 82 years old next month, and I didn't want to saddle my wife with them after I'm gone. Did I make a mistake? I also sold several hundred rounds of ammunition for them.
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    Mini 1911 that shoot's 22lr's

    I have a Browning 1911 22. It came out in 2011 to commemorate the original 1911, which, of course, was in 45 ACP.
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    Did I make a mistake by selling this?

    Several weeks ago I sold a Benelli M1 Super 90. I had had it for 15 or 20 years. Now, considering what is going on in this Country, I'm beginning to be sorry that I sold it. What do you people think? Did I make a mistake? Charlie
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    Should I fire copper-coated Winchester ammo in my Browning 1911 .22?

    Recently, and during the shortage of .22 ammo, I bought a 1000-round box of Winchester .22 LR ammo. It is their M22 ammo. And no, it's is not the type that was recalled. I didn't realize until I got home and opened it that the rounds are copper-coated. Is it safe and harmless to shoot these in...
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    2013 Darwin Awards are out

    Yes, it’s that magical time of year again when the Darwin Awards are bestowed, honoring the least evolved among us. Here Is The Glorious Winner: 1. When his .38 caliber revolver failed to fire at his intended victim during a hold-up in Long Beach, California would-be robber James Elliot did...
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    New Member Welcome Thread 2

    Hi, Amber. Try this thread: Link Removed
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    Flawed email notices

    Why am I getting emails telling me that someone has posted on a thread that I posted on? I've gotten two today when someong only LIKED one of my posts, but didn't post on it.
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    Evacuation list

    Do any of you who live in a potential forest fire location have a prioritized list of things to get into your car and leave on a short notice? What I'd like are lists of things to take based on how much time I have to get away? My house has a steel roof. 15 minutes notice, 30 minutes notice...
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    Saving a bridge jumper

    On January 9 a group of bikers were riding west on I-74 when they saw a girl about to jump off a Peoria bridge, so they stopped. The leader, George, a big burly man of 53, gets off his bike, walks through the gawkers, past the State Trooper, and says, "What are you doing?" "I'm going to...
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    Story from a friend in South Texas

    While hiking down along the border this morning, I saw a Muslim extremist fall into the Rio Grande River. He was struggling to stay afloat because of all the guns and bombs he was carrying. Along with him was a Mexican who was also struggling to stay afloat because of the large backpack of...
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    This is a Must Read if you use a gun for Self-Defense

    That is exactly what Masood Ayoob says will happen if you have to use deadly force. Link Removed
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    My tribute to my father

    My father died in 1967 at 81 years. He taught me that if you are working for pay, then the person paying you must make a profit from your labor, otherwise he will not be able to afford to pay you. Labor unions take notice.
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    The History of the Internet

    In ancient Israel, it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com did take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dot. And Dot Com was a comely woman, broad of shoulder and long of leg. Indeed, she was often called Amazon Dot Com. And she said unto Abraham , her husband, "Why dost...
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    China tells the US not to report on bad air in China

    eagleeyes, In 1952, when I was a junior in high school, in physics class, I built a Tesla coil, so yes, I've heard of Tesla Technology. How about looking at this sight: Tesla Technology And The New Super Weapons And this one: And this...
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    China tells the US not to report on bad air in China

    Link Removed I have a grandson in Hohhot, China, about 200 miles west of Beijing. He says the air in Hohhot is really bad, but not nearly as bad as in Beijing.
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    My granddaughter and her boyfriend

    About four or five years ago my granddaughter and her boy friend visited us for a few days, and slept in separate bedrooms. While they were here, I looked at her boy friend and said, "Do you see that little girl over there?" He said, "Yes." I then said, "She is my pride and joy. If I ever hear...
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    What goes on in the garden when you're not looking.

    The beauty of pollination - YouTube
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    Charity CEO payments

    I don't know if these can be verified. Some charities grossly over pay their CEOs: The American Red Cross President and CEO Marsha J. Evans' salary for the year was $951,957 plus expenses. The United Way President Brian Gallagher receives a $675,000 base salary along with numerous...
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    Disorder in the Court

    Court Reported Comments These are from a book called Disorder in the American Courts, and are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and now published by court reporters, who had the torment of staying calm while these exchanges were actually taking place...
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    International football match (soccer)