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Forum: Politics
Yesterday, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By ButchA

I understand guys. I do (and will always) support...

I understand guys. I do (and will always) support the 2nd Amendment - believe me! It's just that there are way too many issues with the NRA right now that constantly make me go, "Hmmmm..." :nonono2:...
Forum: Politics
Yesterday, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By ButchA

*Sigh*.... The NRA is in the news (again!)...

More bad news (again) for the NRA. Man, the left wing media (CNN, etc...) just won't let it go, and continues and continues to hound the NRA.
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Forum: Off Season
07-13-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By ButchA

A blast from the past... Great to see you back on...

A blast from the past... Great to see you back on here Chuck! I hope and pray all is well with you and your family!

CI, myself, you, and countless others from the "old days" need to get back on...
Forum: Politics
06-30-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By ButchA

Thanks, Cal... I wrote that letter because I...

Thanks, Cal...

I wrote that letter because I just wanted to try and point out to the NRA that a lot of people are raising questions and saying, "Hey, wait a minute now... What's up with this?"...
Forum: Politics
06-30-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By ButchA

Thanks... I wrote that letter just trying to...

Thanks... I wrote that letter just trying to speak for the "regular guy" type of aspect... WLP is not a "regular guy" and has turned the NRA into a dictatorship.

Hollywood actor Tom Selleck quit...
Forum: Politics
06-29-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By ButchA

https://www.gq.com/story/nra-ceo-wayne-lapierre-su...

https://www.gq.com/story/nra-ceo-wayne-lapierre-suits
Forum: Politics
06-29-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By ButchA

My letter to the NRA...

------------------- cut 'n pasted from MS Word ----------------------------
June 29th, 2019

NRA Executive Offices
11250 Waples Mill Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030...
06-24-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By ButchA

I have tried to use baitcasters over the years,...

I have tried to use baitcasters over the years, back when a good friend of mine used to go fishing a lot with me (solid baitcaster fisherman). I just never got the hang of it, or never understood it...
Forum: Politics
06-18-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By ButchA

Let's all go back to 1855, shall we? August...

Let's all go back to 1855, shall we?

August Von Ammon decided to leave northern Germany (after seeing what Germany was soon to become), and sailed on a boat to America, with hardly any money,...
Forum: Politics
06-18-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By ButchA

Sounds awesome!!! An excellent way to help get...

Sounds awesome!!! An excellent way to help get kids outdoors, instead on watching TV or on their computers or iPhones or whatever..... Win-Win!!! :happy0001:
Forum: Politics
06-16-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,193
Posted By ButchA

:lolabove: OMG... Did I really read what...

:lolabove:


OMG... Did I really read what I think I just read? Cal, you're not the only one who is speechless!!! :eek2: :happy0157:
Forum: Off Season
06-15-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,697
Posted By ButchA

Nope... Just like with NHL Hockey. You can be a...

Nope... Just like with NHL Hockey. You can be a NY Rangers fan or a NY Islanders fan. You can't be both...
Forum: Off Season
06-02-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,697
Posted By ButchA

Ow.... :hit: Don't make me come up there!...

Ow.... :hit:

Don't make me come up there! LOL... Does Vermont even have any sports teams? :poke:
Forum: Off Season
06-01-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,697
Posted By ButchA

Baseball? It's gotta be the NY Mets! I've been...

Baseball? It's gotta be the NY Mets! I've been a Mets fan since day one, and have been to Shea Stadium (now Citi Field) so many times as a kid, that I lost count! I have only been to Yankee...
Forum: Politics
05-29-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By ButchA

I have similar story like Chief Flags had just...

I have similar story like Chief Flags had just mentioned...

Back when I was in the I.T. industry on a government contract working for HP, we were in the secure computer operations dept, working...
Forum: Politics
04-21-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By ButchA

Bill Weld? Pfffffttttt.... I remember when this...

Bill Weld? Pfffffttttt.... I remember when this RINO was elected as Gov of Massachusetts back in the early 90's when I was stationed in Boston, back in my USCG days. He was a complete joke as a...
Forum: Off Season
04-14-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By ButchA

Anyone else watch The Masters golf tournament?

You have to give credit where credit's due.... Tiger Woods (after something like 14 years) came roaring back at age 43 to win The Masters! :cool:

Back in his day, he was unbelievable, and would...
Forum: Politics
04-12-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 608
Posted By ButchA

Respect... Absolute respect... *Salute*...

Respect... Absolute respect... *Salute* :patriot:
Forum: Politics
04-05-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 196
Posted By ButchA

I never went to college... Didn't have a...

I never went to college... Didn't have a choice... After the infamous, "showdown" with my father (a WWII Staff Sergeant, 6'3", and 250 lbs at the time) and me a long haired punk kid with a serious...
Forum: Off Season
03-23-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,203
Posted By ButchA

From what I understand, those Can-Am style...

From what I understand, those Can-Am style reverse-trikes handle really well for what they are. The front tires steer just like a car, but also with the camber and caster (i.e. leaning into a curve)...
Forum: Off Season
03-17-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,203
Posted By ButchA

OMG, Oldtimr... Don't do that to me! Ha ha ha...

OMG, Oldtimr... Don't do that to me! Ha ha ha ha... I almost spit my drink all over my laptop! :biggrin: :happy0157:
Forum: Off Season
03-17-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,203
Posted By ButchA

I remember the inline 6 cylinder Honda CBX. What...

I remember the inline 6 cylinder Honda CBX. What a monster!

A very good friend of mine (he might still be on this forum... maybe... maybe not...) has owned various bikes of all flavors for years...
Forum: Off Season
03-17-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,203
Posted By ButchA

I remember those V65 Magna's from the 80's... ...

I remember those V65 Magna's from the 80's... Those bikes would go like a bat out of hell too! :biggrin:

The only thing I ever saw beat it was another USCG buddy's Kawasaki KZ1000, that he had...
Forum: Off Season
03-16-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,203
Posted By ButchA

Speaking of Harley's... I remember a few years...

Speaking of Harley's... I remember a few years ago when my wife and I were out cruising around on the Honda Shadow 750, and we decided to stop in at the local HD dealer (side note: Man, did we get...
Forum: Off Season
03-15-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,203
Posted By ButchA

Already been out riding here in Virginia......

Already been out riding here in Virginia... :biggrin:

2007 Honda Shadow 750. 42,320 miles, all original, and still going strong with no problems at all! One of these days my wife and I want to...
Forum: Guns
02-24-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By ButchA

I think everybody had to qualify on the legendary...

I think everybody had to qualify on the legendary 1911 back in the day! :biggrin:

Even though my modern version has only 850 rounds+/- or so, it has NEVER had a problem at all. No jams, no FTF,...
Forum: Guns
02-24-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By ButchA

Thanks, guys... I printed it out here and showed...

Thanks, guys... I printed it out here and showed it to my wife (a non-shooter). Even she liked the contrasting color pattern from across the room!

I know what you mean, Oldtimr. I had a Taurus...
Forum: Guns
02-24-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By ButchA

New shooter target (young boy with a .22 or a lady with a .38sp snubby)

I was thinking about brand new target shooters and ways to try and help them out. I reflected back on my own childhood with my dad and my old Marlin 60 .22lr rifle (everyone has had one of those!),...
Forum: Off Season
02-04-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By ButchA

Honest? I didn't watch it at all. I totally...

Honest? I didn't watch it at all. I totally REFUSED to watch it!!! :mad:

I mean, everyone know the outcome already, and that the "Cheatriots" would win, so why bother?

NFL === No Fans Left.
Forum: Politics
01-30-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By ButchA

...and a former pediatrician (Gov Northam) is...

...and a former pediatrician (Gov Northam) is behind it. Can you imagine that??!? We gotta get rid of this guy, along with Sen. Kaine and Warner too! Virginia has drastically changed over the...
Forum: Reloading
01-21-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By ButchA

Ah-ha.... I found the link to that incredible...

Ah-ha.... I found the link to that incredible Excel spreadsheet. It's okay... It's 100% secure... The guy created an internet link, and you click on it, and it automatically downloads...
Forum: Reloading
01-21-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By ButchA

For anyone considering getting into reloading...

If anyone (like me) is thinking of getting into reloading, considering the pros and cons, debating over the cost savings, or Lord knows what, I created a Screen Print image from one of those online...
Forum: Off Season
01-09-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,181
Posted By ButchA

I remember that Priz... A lot of us remember...

I remember that Priz... A lot of us remember when you lost your wife. Still so sad and heartbreaking. :(

I hope all is okay with you and it's great to see you back posting on HNI!
Forum: Off Season
01-08-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,181
Posted By ButchA

Priz!!! Welcome back!! How have you been?

Priz!!! Welcome back!! How have you been?
Forum: Off Season
01-04-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,181
Posted By ButchA

It can happen if people would lighten up a...

It can happen if people would lighten up a little. My post above with the teasing between my buddy Chris (motorcycle buddy from VA, then he and his wife relocated to Florida to start a new...
Forum: Off Season
01-04-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 757
Posted By ButchA

Oh man, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. A...

Oh man, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. A dog is a real member of the family and is always heartbreaking when it's their time to go to the "happy hunting grounds". :cry: :s7:
Forum: Off Season
01-02-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,181
Posted By ButchA

Allow me to share a hilarious post on FB...

Allow me to share a hilarious post on FB (firearms related) between a good friend of mine, teasing me about being a retired "Coastie" and owning assorted firearms. :poke:

Me on Facebook: Here's a...
Forum: Off Season
12-31-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,181
Posted By ButchA

Jake has a great point... I'm on Facebook also,...

Jake has a great point... I'm on Facebook also, and let me tell you - there are some handgun forums that migrated over to their own Facebook "Group", and let their own internet forum, domain name,...
Forum: Politics
12-31-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By ButchA

I agree.... Paddling in schools was just getting...

I agree.... Paddling in schools was just getting phased out when I entered kindergarten in the early 60's. Mr. Van Stone (principal back then) had a blue paddle for boys and a pink paddle for...
Forum: Off Season
12-27-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,181
Posted By ButchA

It's the Christmas season... Lots of people are...

It's the Christmas season... Lots of people are away visiting relatives. Most forums are like this around the holidays. It'll rebound after the New Year....
Forum: Politics
12-24-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By ButchA

Merry Christmas!! I'm glad we all pretty much...

Merry Christmas!! I'm glad we all pretty much got along in spite of our political differences on this forum.
Forum: Politics
11-27-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 392
Posted By ButchA

...and to think, I had a 2000 Chevy Silverado and...

...and to think, I had a 2000 Chevy Silverado and drove it for 209,580 miles until it died (Well, not really... The whole fuel pump system blew out). I refused to pay the $$$$ mostly in labor to get...
Forum: Politics
11-05-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 754
Posted By ButchA

Have you all seen this going around Facebook? I...

Have you all seen this going around Facebook? I don't know about you but my motto (as a retired "Coastie") is: Semper Paratus.... Always ready!

BRING IT!!! :s6:

https://i.imgur.com/U9IGRF4.jpg
Forum: Politics
10-30-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By ButchA

ANYBODY is better than Paul Ryan (aka "Eddie...

ANYBODY is better than Paul Ryan (aka "Eddie Munster")....
Forum: Politics
10-18-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By ButchA

Gee... I wonder why??! :bash:

Gee... I wonder why??! :bash:
Forum: Politics
10-17-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By ButchA

My son-in-law in San Diego was telling me last...

My son-in-law in San Diego was telling me last week that the crazed nut-jobs, libs, antifa, crowd are extremely sneaky.... The don't use guns (guns are almost unheard of in Commiefornia -- the very...
Forum: Politics
10-13-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By ButchA

Thanks.... The weather in San Diego was...

Thanks.... The weather in San Diego was incredible! Lows overnight were: 60's. Avg highs were: 70's-80's. **ALL THE TIME** :D
Forum: Off Season
10-13-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By ButchA

Back home in Virginia... San Diego, CA was...

Back home in Virginia...

San Diego, CA was beautiful (except for all the left wing politics). Visited the San Diego Zoo, went swimming in the Pacific and "body surfing" in 6-7 footers too, at the...
Forum: Politics
10-12-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By ButchA

Back home in Virginia... San Diego, CA was...

Back home in Virginia...

San Diego, CA was beautiful (except for all the left wing politics). Visited the San Diego Zoo, went swimming in the Pacific and "body surfing" in 6-7 footers too, at the...
Forum: Politics
10-10-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By ButchA

Thanks... She's a real sweetheart, and only 1...

Thanks... She's a real sweetheart, and only 1 month old! :biggrin:
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