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Ok, it would officially be time to crash the plane if I see this...  :th_KO: :th_KO: :th_KO: :th_KO:

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'It started tickling me': Passenger recounts horror at meeting tarantula on Air Transat flight


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Catherine Moreau was watching a movie on her iPad on a flight to Montreal when she felt what she thought was a wire brushing against her. When she looked down she saw a giant, furry tarantula climbing up her leg.

"I brushed [the wire] away and it started tickling me again. That's when I noticed the tarantula," Moreau told CBC News.

"I hit it to get it off me before it bit."


http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/tarantula-plane-air-transat-1.3590780

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Tech Zone / Re: Migrating over to a new PC is a pain in the butt
« on: May 20, 2016, 02:22:43 PM »
Well, I'm done now. I also have a fullsize mouse and keyboard hooked to the laptop. Makes it easer to type. But, more room, on the desk and less wires with the laptop than with the monitor and desktop..

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Tech Zone / Migrating over to a new PC is a pain in the butt
« on: May 19, 2016, 08:59:08 AM »
Man, migrating over to my new laptop is time consuming. Always something ya forgot... one file or something... that ya gotta go back to the old system to get.  Almost done, though.. Hope to turn off the desktop and pick it up in the closet soon.

Getting an old Photoshop 5.5 to work on WIn 10 has been a pain in the butt, but I got it to work last night finally.  Photoshop costs too much to buy a new version, and the old version still does what I need it to.

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Just ordered a few hundred bucks worth of parts for my 92A1

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Ouch!

Lol. Overhaul time!

Hammer
D spring
Mag guide
Extended magazine release
Grips
Grip screws
Short reach trigger
Fluted guide rod with flat wire recoil spring and buffer
Low profile single sided safety/decocker
Sights


Heck yeah.

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I may eventually get a Wilson guiderod for my 92A1, so I don't have to rely on the captive spring assembly. But, I don't usually make that many changes to the 92.

One day I do wanna look at yours with the modified safety levers, though...

Once I am divorced, I may head up your way for a visit one Saturday. Maybe we can hit the range.

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Gun-Maker Sentenced to Probation, Fined for Firearms Crimes


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Mark Malkowski was sentenced to two years of probation and personally fined $100,000 during the sentencing hearing Tuesday in federal court in Hartford.

Malkowski and the company, New Britain-based Stag Arms, had pleaded guilty to charges including possession of a machine gun not registered to the company and failure to maintain proper firearms records.



http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/gun-maker-sentenced-probation-fined-firearms-crimes-39177965

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Hmmm...$10 to call the IRS and tell them to KMA is very tempting.....

 :th_thicon_lol: :th_thicon_lol: :th_thicon_lol: :th_thicon_lol: :th_thicon_lol: :th_thicon_lol:

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I stumbled on this site by accident - but it's pretty funny  :)  :)  :D :

http://www.ijustwantyourmoney.com/

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:facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm:
I think the skateboard is what really gave him away.

Ya think?

Plus, look at the kids photo. Man, does he look intimidating or what  :th_thicon_lol:

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Man impersonates officer to get names of employees at Hooters


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Fuhst was apparently convincing or intimidating enough that an employee wrote down several names and gave him the list. He then left the restaurant on his mode of transportation, a skateboard, but returned a short time later.


http://www.wowt.com/content/news?article=379786541&utm_source=fark&utm_medium=website&utm_content=link

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Beretta 92 Elite II Hammer...

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Handguns and Revolvers / Re: 1911 - WIth or without a beavertail
« on: May 18, 2016, 08:27:56 AM »
Hmmm....





I'm gonna have to say.....no

Is that the drop in kind, or does it require hand fitting?  :th_thicon_lol:

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Ammunition / Re: 22 LR ammo shortage again
« on: May 18, 2016, 08:16:47 AM »
Ive never shot any PMC brand® ammo, and in fact, my nephew and I were just talking about the brand the other day, as he was asking me, if I’d ever shot any of it?

I've shot plenty of 9mm of that brand in the past. I don't see it around much lately.

It was a popular brand over 10 years ago, then the company went out of business. More recently - someone bought the name and started making it again. But, I rarely see it in my area.

Years ago, it was rather dirty, but no more so than WWB.

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Handguns and Revolvers / Re: New 92A1!
« on: May 18, 2016, 08:14:50 AM »
New wheel pic?

Yea, but it may be a while. I plan to try the gun Sat, and then send the slide off for night sights. So, the new pic will likely come after I get the slide back :)

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Handguns and Revolvers / Re: New 92A1!
« on: May 18, 2016, 06:04:10 AM »
Hey, I owe myself a divorce present  :th_thicon_idea:

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Handguns and Revolvers / Re: New 92A1!
« on: May 17, 2016, 09:20:30 PM »
Oh, I also have the Cx4, but that is too big to fit in a "wheel photo"  :rocknroll2:

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Handguns and Revolvers / Re: New 92A1!
« on: May 17, 2016, 09:12:45 PM »
I had a high of 9 Beretta 92s at one point. I then decided to diversify and sold most of them off.

Now, a few years later... After owning all sorts of things again... I've gone back to the 92 models. I do have a few other guns, but Berettas is probably all I will buy in the future. Just to collect. I'm back where I started again :P

I just ordered an ELite II hammer. Beretta USA is having a sale

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Handguns and Revolvers / Re: New 92A1!
« on: May 17, 2016, 08:55:00 PM »
Wait, did I have money on that?

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You OWE me money, but I let it go since you couldn't make the hockey game last Dec. You had lost one of these at the end of last year  :P

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