Tuesday, September 20, 2011

to all our eastern friends and relatives.

It is three hours earlier than your time.
You call at 9AM.
It is 6AM here.
I can demonstrate with my mag light and a globe.
You don't want to face me at 6AM,
With me holding a 3-cell Mag Lite,
After you just woke me up!

Told to my Aunt over the phone!

The Political Left are human beings just like you and me.
The problem is their humanitarian impulses lead them to do very inhuman things in the name of that humanity.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Dragon Holster

I was supposed to do a review on this ages ago.
Recently I ordered a Dragon Leatherworks Talon Holster for my Smith &Wesson 457 pistol.
Just below are the pics of my open carry.  It's a sweet holster and it retains the pistol nicely.
I finally got the use of the gym in the Police Academy.  It took some doing, but hanging upside
down from the trapeze, I managed to get the pistol to drop out of the holster after a couple of
bungee style drops.  A trainee tried an unannounced grab from my holster.  Fortunately I was
able to stop short of inflicting a sprain.  Ol' fat boy isn't nearly as decrepit when it counts. 
Neither of those incidents have pictures.  
On the topic of the Kel-Tec Rifle in my hoped for 7.62x25 caliber, I bother them once a year,
they say no, I currently have no ability to manufacture a barrel in the sub-2000 configuration. 
I have carved some wooden grip panels to accommodate a CZ-52 magazine.  I intend to
fabricate a double column magazine for the rifle.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Tired and hurting

I been working harder than I ever had before.  I have got to mend fences, and build bridges.  I walked through a motorcycle shop I have an interest in.  Did an inventory.  We are short of tools, and I have to make sure they are up to snuff for the winter.  I suppose the most significant task I did today, was to take two 50 feet lengths of air hose and turn them into 5 10 foot lengths, and 4 12 and 1/2 foot lengths.  I have done a couple of block and tackle assemblies designed to lift bikes to big picnic tables. 

-More Later-

Friday, September 2, 2011

vote for me!

I promise! That if elected, I will NOT do certain things.
Your marriage is your own, If you want to marry someone of the same sex, ain't none of my business.

Friday Memories Home Made Can Wrench

Welcome To Friday Memories.  A reminiscence on my past!
Be assured that any transgressions against decency or the law are covered by Statute of Limitations.

My 25th Birthday, I was carrying an ice chest, containing two half gallons of 80 proof alcohol, and one two litre of coca-cola.  I was also carrying a battery powered computer, a 12v TV, and a home made test set!

I was looking for adventure, and if I didn't find it, I was pretty sure it'd find me!

Hacking and Phreaking were lifeblood activities back then.  I was also playing around with welding.  I was using a cheap nut driver to remove a welding tip.  The ruined tip jammed in the dollar nut driver.  I put it down on the workbench.

Now I had made a can wrench out of an allen wrench,  Counting my time, and the lathe that I had made, I had probably a hundred and twenty dollars into that wrench.  By happy accident I had just created one for a dollar fifty.  I dropped a little flux, and brazed them carefully together.

Over seven years of illicitly invading phoneco property, and even a couple of stints of legally opening junction boxes, that can wrench gave me yeoman service.  I gave it to a lineman a few years after I started doing network administration.  He admired it so much, and stroked my ego so well.  I figured if I needed another one, I could just make one.  I have a half dozen Xcelite drivers of that size in the broken bin.

In my retirement, I even toyed with making some, and selling them on ebay.

blogging cut down.

we're moving to South Carolina. They say three moves equals one fire. I think in my case it's the other way around! I am thinking of taking up writing a weekly blog column.

Every once a week. Friday Memories, watch this space!

Interesting? Maybe not. Glimpse into my life, Definitely!