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    06-13-2019, 09:40 PM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread New or Used in General Gun Talk
    A lot of people sell guns listing them as NIB (New In Box) or NOS (New, Old Stock), meaning it's never been fired by the owner. So technically a 20...
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    06-12-2019, 10:34 AM
    I did Aircrew Life Support in the AF for 23 years. There were survival kits on heavies in the past operating in certain areas that had AR-7 rifles in...
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    06-09-2019, 08:20 PM
    USAF Sarge started a thread Cold War Foes in Rifles
    Was doing a quick oiling of the guns today since the humidity level is 70% in the house with a 79 degrees temperature inside versus a 91 degrees...
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    06-05-2019, 09:48 PM
    Can't figure out why people fail to lock their vehicles, ours is always locked. Also our vehicles are kept clean inside, there is NOTHING left out...
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    06-05-2019, 09:31 PM
    You're absolutely right there, some people are turned off by my comical approach to my health issues. Last year I was awoken 3 times by a friggin...
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    06-05-2019, 07:19 PM
    My dad was stationed at Tyndall 65-67 with me being born in 66. My parents had pictures of a lot of the roads between Tyndall and Panama City beach....
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    05-29-2019, 09:51 PM
    Thank you very much for the laughs, while the situation itself wasn't funny, your description of your actions had me and my wife laughing. Just what...
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    05-29-2019, 03:31 PM
    LOL, here in Panama City, I seldom venture west of the Hathaway Bridge during tourist season (AKA going to Panama City Beach). My only reason for...
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    05-23-2019, 05:59 PM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Flagpole Maintenance in Off-Topic
    Flagpole is done, replanted in its sleeve, flag raised back up to her old position. Eagle is big enough at approximately 10-11 inches to be seen, and...
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    05-23-2019, 11:26 AM
    USAF Sarge started a thread Memorial Day 2019 in Off-Topic
    As we all set about getting to where we are going this Memorial Day weekend, with the freedom to celebrate as we wish, let’s take a minute to...
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    05-22-2019, 03:31 PM
    Don't use any of these things. We have a subdivision Facebook page, mainly people complaining about or looking for contractors post Hurricane...
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    05-21-2019, 03:45 PM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Flagpole Maintenance in Off-Topic
    First coat on the poles, you see the wear on the middle pole before I finished painting it. The truck and cleat are repainted already, new swivels...
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    05-20-2019, 11:11 PM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Flagpole Maintenance in Off-Topic
    Could also do a CIB in brass and press it into the cement.
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    05-20-2019, 09:41 PM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Flagpole Maintenance in Off-Topic
    I did just shy of 23 in the USAF before being medically Retired as a TSgt My dad did 26 in the USAF as a MSgt My brother did 20 in the USAF as a...
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    05-20-2019, 09:28 PM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Flagpole Maintenance in Off-Topic
    She bought the paint at Lowes, they or any home supply store could probably mix the color you need. Your could get the Crossed Rifles cut/made...
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    05-20-2019, 06:49 PM
    Spent the last two days doing flagpole maintenance. About 6 plus years ago, CINC Household poured an 8 inch thick pad around the flagpole. As the...
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    05-19-2019, 02:36 PM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Hawes Gun Part in Handgun Talk
    I'll make sure to document the process and post the results if it works out okay and looks good.
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    05-19-2019, 10:23 AM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Hawes Gun Part in Handgun Talk
    Once I get the replacement part I'll cut the old one in two. So I can do a test and see how it reacts to heat. I've got a nagging feeling it's going...
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    05-18-2019, 06:23 PM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Hawes Gun Part in Handgun Talk
    True, like my great grandfather's old shotgun, it has been handed down and is now on it's 5th generation of ownership with my oldest son. When I...
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    05-18-2019, 02:39 PM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Hawes Gun Part in Handgun Talk
    Not really a collectors gun per se, they usually command around $300.00 plus or minus depending on condition. I see tons of the 22 version for sale,...
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    05-18-2019, 01:14 PM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Hawes Gun Part in Handgun Talk
    While I'm at it, I'm not going to refinish the gun itself. BUT that said the ejector tube is made of pot metal, and it doesn't take long for it to...
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    05-18-2019, 11:14 AM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Hawes Gun Part in Handgun Talk
    She has had less than 400 rounds put through it since my dad bought it new in 75. My dad bought it as a side arm for hunting and used it to dispatch...
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    05-18-2019, 09:44 AM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Hawes Gun Part in Handgun Talk
    Have an email into Numrichs to check, we thought same thing possibly reversed image. But rather be safe than deal with the hassle of returning parts....
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    05-18-2019, 08:29 AM
    USAF Sarge replied to a thread Hawes Gun Part in Handgun Talk
    Top one from Numrichs site, bottom one from of my revolver. Notice the difference.
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    05-17-2019, 09:41 PM
    USAF Sarge started a thread Hawes Gun Part in Handgun Talk
    I've looked myself blind, with no luck as of yet. Numrich gun parts shows it in the parts breakdown correctly, but when you look at the picture of...
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Panama City, Florida
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Military History, Militaria, Milsurps
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USAF Retired

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Mike
TSgt, USAF Retired
Jan 86 - Sept 08
Aircrew Life Support
"Your Life Is Our Business"
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