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by AeroDillo MkII
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Retro-Wear
Topic: SteamPunk Clothing.
Replies: 2
Views: 16

Re: SteamPunk Clothing.

Coincidentally, I just ordered some stuff from Historical Emporium. I was surprised at the quality, having been burned a fair bit by costume-grade crap over the years. As expenses allow I imagine I'll be sending some more business their way.
by AeroDillo MkII
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Guns, Ammunition and Explosives
Topic: First Time at the Range!
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: First Time at the Range!

One of the stranger aspects of reenacting is the break from the collecting side of the hobby. Most collectors will spend a grand or better on some new toy and keep it like a museum piece. A reenactor will buy the same gun to crawl through mud and brush and take a stroll through the rain. I like havi...
by AeroDillo MkII
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Guns, Ammunition and Explosives
Topic: First Time at the Range!
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: First Time at the Range!

Today was the semi-quarterly check to make sure the Thompson still works. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1941/31296626438_c6fdeae48f_z_d.jpg ...still working on that rate of fire. I think that's about 400rpm. Not too bad for a running a semi, I guess. https://www.flickr.com/video_download.gne?id=451...
by AeroDillo MkII
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 86
Views: 2090

Re: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

In fact some of my feelings about certain politicians deploying the US military without fully supporting the missions are so strong they may not belong on the revitalized Fedora chronicles at all. No such thing as 'does not belong'. Fire away. Yeah...what kind of classy joint do you think this is, ...
by AeroDillo MkII
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 86
Views: 2090

Re: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If I recall, today (October 3) also marks the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu.
by AeroDillo MkII
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Guns, Ammunition and Explosives
Topic: The Never-Ending Shop Projects thread (redux/Director's Cut)
Replies: 18
Views: 635

Re: The Never-Ending Shop Projects thread (redux/Director's Cut)

'Craftsman' is debatable. I consider myself a very gifted raccoon.

Actually, I keep meaning to get before/after and in-progress pictures, but my ancient cell phone is incapable of taking anything larger than a postage stamp. I may eventually spring for a cheap camera that I can leave at the shop.
by AeroDillo MkII
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Guns, Ammunition and Explosives
Topic: I Saw This New Firearm!
Replies: 16
Views: 390

Re: I Saw This New Firearm!

Sturgis. I've two friends already working there.

As soon as I've got two years at the current gig I'll throw them a resume and see what happens.
by AeroDillo MkII
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Guns, Ammunition and Explosives
Topic: The Never-Ending Shop Projects thread (redux/Director's Cut)
Replies: 18
Views: 635

Re: The Never-Ending Shop Projects thread (redux/Director's Cut)

...we're a long way from box stock now. :mrgreen:

Image

I'm uncertain whether this one rates a standalone post. Probably ought to be in this thread either way.
by AeroDillo MkII
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Guns, Ammunition and Explosives
Topic: I Saw This New Firearm!
Replies: 16
Views: 390

Re: I Saw This New Firearm!

My condolences, man. Seems like there's a lot of that going around lately. As pertains to the Speakeasy West...I'm eyeballing a job in South Dakota, which puts it relatively close. Just as fair warning think this calls for a TFC parade through Yellowstone. Been there once. Wanted to make the tour in...
by AeroDillo MkII
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Guns, Ammunition and Explosives
Topic: I Saw This New Firearm!
Replies: 16
Views: 390

Re: I Saw This New Firearm!

It's a good idea, and one surprisingly absent Ruger's lineup in recent years. Excepting some of their older designs, the aforementioned HiPoint family, and the blink-and-miss-it Berettea CX4 there's been a surprising dearth of pistol-caliber carbines the last decade or so...mostly AR derivatives tha...