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    Exclamation 159 years ago today

    http://www.guns.com/2014/01/23/celeb...9th-12-photos/

    Happy birthday, John Moses Browning (PBUH).

    And can someone tell me why this is not a national holiday?

    stay safe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skidmark View Post
    http://www.guns.com/2014/01/23/celeb...9th-12-photos/

    Happy birthday, John Moses Browning (PBUH).

    And can someone tell me why this is not a national holiday?

    stay safe.
    Why this is not a national holiday.
    You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training. Archilochus, 650 BC

    Old and treacherous will beat young and skilled every time. Yata hey.

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    Why do people keep comparing John Browning to God?

    I mean, he designed a lot of really great stuff, and all,...
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    . but He's no John Browning.

    (My place in Hell has already been reserved anyway)
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    Mr. Browning needs to take the NRA safety class.

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    ^ ^ Demonstration of reflex, point shooting of wabbits. ^ ^
    You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training. Archilochus, 650 BC

    Old and treacherous will beat young and skilled every time. Yata hey.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grapeshot View Post
    ^ ^ Demonstration of reflex, point shooting of wabbits. ^ ^

    This Wabbit???????????

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    Demonstration of reflex, point shooting of dove with small bore rifle.

    See first picture:
    http://www.guns.com/2014/01/23/celeb...9th-12-photos/
    You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training. Archilochus, 650 BC

    Old and treacherous will beat young and skilled every time. Yata hey.

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    guys go watch football...

    or pretend to

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grapeshot View Post
    Demonstration of reflex, point shooting of dove with small bore rifle.

    See first picture:
    http://www.guns.com/2014/01/23/celeb...9th-12-photos/

    is that you grape in white coat & hat?

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    I'm only human; I do what I can; I'm just a man; I do what I can; Don't put the blame on me; Don't put your blame on me ~ Rag'n'Bone Man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by solus View Post
    is that you grape in white coat & hat?

    ipse
    No...it's his grandson

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    Quote Originally Posted by solus View Post
    is that you grape in white coat & hat?

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    No. I was with Sam Colt at that time.

    Did attend some of their parties though. John tried to hire me, but I couldn't accept - my employment contract had a no competition clause.
    Last edited by Grapeshot; 01-24-2016 at 11:39 PM. Reason: added
    You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training. Archilochus, 650 BC

    Old and treacherous will beat young and skilled every time. Yata hey.

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