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What are you hoping to get for Christmas.

Post by fish on Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:29 pm



I usually buy myself a little something for Christmas to save disappointment on the day. What will you be treating yourself to, or hoping Farther Christmas will leave for you to open Christmas morning. santa

rendeer Perhaps a MMk 45 for Barry, some Cascamite & green stain for John rendeer

Merry Christmas all. drunken

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Re: What are you hoping to get for Christmas.

Post by Westbone on Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:52 pm

fish wrote:

I usually buy myself a little something for Christmas to save disappointment on the day.


Very funny Mike..... lol!

Me, a Mcdonalds chicken burger for me crimbo dinner.
Jokes aside, I'm going to take a ride past there to see how full it is on crimbo day....might be suprised. affraid


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Re: What are you hoping to get for Christmas.

Post by grogg on Wed Dec 07, 2011 6:10 pm

Im hoping for a jumper.

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Re: What are you hoping to get for Christmas.

Post by fish on Wed Dec 07, 2011 6:17 pm




I know you've a plethora of Westies & other axe's but would have thought a nice tobacco burst 250 would have been on your list Damian, the Chicken Burger was a complete surprise santalol!

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Re: What are you hoping to get for Christmas.

Post by fish on Wed Dec 07, 2011 6:42 pm



sarcaster wrote:

If I get it you'll see what I'm talking bout Ice - there may not be anyone on this forum familiar with this one - but they do have their own little following that are just as desperate to get them as the high end Westones.

sarc seem to have it nailed, can't you do better than a Jumper Grogg Sad rendeer

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Re: What are you hoping to get for Christmas.

Post by corsair on Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:18 am

fish wrote: , some Cascamite & green stain for John

yeah..... That'll do nicely, thanks, Santa!!

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Re: What are you hoping to get for Christmas.

Post by The Chad on Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:13 am

I already got it, a Kahler 2710 for my Peavey Vandenberg1 It's new old stock, traded my Kahler Steeler for it.

Now I'm hoping for the Daniel Boone seasons on DVD. Odd as it sounds, I like those old shows.Laughing Maybe it's my Cherokee Indian blood.

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Post by grogg on Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:14 am

fish wrote: can't you do better than a Jumper Grogg Sad rendeer

Was just being realistic as I didnt want my hopes to be dashed, Ok a presty 250, any finish.

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Post by The Chad on Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:17 am

grogg wrote:
fish wrote: can't you do better than a Jumper Grogg Sad rendeer

Was just being realistic as I didnt want my hopes to be dashed, Ok a presty 250, any finish.

Ah, now that's better!!!

A jumper... ?! scratch It's Christmas brother, shoot high!

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Post by mortarman120gang11c on Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:43 am

I am not picky so any Westone or Uncle Matt Bass or guitar is fine with me but gotta have the M60 MG for my Jeep on Santa's wish list lol.

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Post by corsair on Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:48 am

Not hanging out for an M-2, then, Arthur??

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Post by mortarman120gang11c on Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:52 am

Oh yes that would be a list topper for certain as well as an eye catcher but takes uo much more room to look cool. It would be cool to have a TOW missile launcher setup like we had back in the good ole USMC on one of these. These were so versatile I think they had almost anything mounted on them at one time or another.

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Post by The Chad on Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:16 am

mortarman120gang11c wrote:Oh yes that would be a list topper for certain as well as an eye catcher but takes uo much more room to look cool. It would be cool to have a TOW missile launcher setup like we had back in the good ole USMC on one of these. These were so versatile I think they had almost anything mounted on them at one time or another.

This will be Arthur's house at Christmas if he gets his way.

Arthur's new tow. Er, toy.

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Post by Iceman on Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:52 pm

MG-42 Arthur. One of the finest of all time, IMHO

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Post by Westbone on Thu Dec 08, 2011 1:16 pm

The white tails won't stand a chance... Laughing

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Post by Warrn on Thu Dec 08, 2011 3:04 pm

An all original Pantera X790 or Spectrum LX bass would make for a fine Christmas! Smile

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Re: What are you hoping to get for Christmas.

Post by Iceman on Thu Dec 08, 2011 3:05 pm

I’d like a lovely bunch of coconuts, there they are all standing in a row......


Big ones, small ones, some as big as your head..... :joker:


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Post by mortarman120gang11c on Thu Dec 08, 2011 6:04 pm

Have seen the results of both TOW missile hits and M2 50 cal as well as many other weapons on white tails at good ole live fire ranges. The best way to kill, clean , and cook one is with the 25mm chain gun on the Bradley fighting vehicle. All done in 1 shot. We had 15 Bradleys online and live firing one night when a small herd of about 6 or so spooked and ran across the range. Bad idea.

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Post by The Chad on Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:52 pm

mortarman120gang11c wrote:Have seen the results of both TOW missile hits and M2 50 cal as well as many other weapons on white tails at good ole live fire ranges. The best way to kill, clean , and cook one is with the 25mm chain gun on the Bradley fighting vehicle. All done in 1 shot. We had 15 Bradleys online and live firing one night when a small herd of about 6 or so spooked and ran across the range. Bad idea.

Shocked What a Face cheers

Oh man, that's horrible Arthur!!! Laughing Well, in very interesting and probably REALLY fun at the time kind of a way, that is! Laughing If it was on Youtube I'd watch it!

lol! Well if they had to die, that was a darn quick way to go!!! lol!

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Post by corsair on Fri Dec 09, 2011 1:40 pm

My father trained as a sniper before being pilot trained for WW2, and tells the story of the trainees at the 1000 yard line with SMLEs and Bren guns picking off anything that looked edible that happened to wander across the front of the butts.

not as nasty as a Bushmaster cannon, but close....

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Post by mortarman120gang11c on Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:02 pm

How true. We have taken out several wild boar hogs that were severly overpopulated at the time during live fire night shoots with the SAW(squad automatic weapon) and our trusty M4 rifles with night scopes. Most certainly ate better than the trusty MRE(meal ready to eat) that we had been eating for several weeks.

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Post by The Chad on Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:21 am

corsair wrote:My father trained as a sniper before being pilot trained for WW2, and tells the story of the trainees at the 1000 yard line with SMLEs and Bren guns picking off anything that looked edible that happened to wander across the front of the butts.

not as nasty as a Bushmaster cannon, but close....

Thanks for the story John. I have the utmost respect for WWII Vets. For me it's like finding treasure if I have the honor of speaking with one. One of the coolest men I've ever met was a WWII Royal Air Force pilot ace, he'd sometimes work out at my gym in Dallas Texas. He wouldn't share much, but whenever he would talk I was all ears. One day he felt chatty and shared with me that he'd shot down a large number of enemy planes (i can't remember a number) and they decorated him for it. He said that it was just his duty for home, that he was blessed to have made it out alive. I still try to remember his name. My Uncle's were in Korea and Vietnam, always had the highest regard for Veterans.

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Post by corsair on Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:44 am

he has never really spoken to me about being in combat, and the stories he has told are all positive... as far as the south west pacific could be described as positive for a 20 year old. He has the greatest respect for the USMC, as it was those poor buggers who captured the islands that he flew P40s and F4Us from.
What I didn't realise until quite recently, was that the airfields that he flew from were still under intermittent attack by the Jap ground forces right up to the surrender, and it was the job of the Australian infantry to stop the Japs from getting amongst New Zealand's finest!
My uncles were all involved in that one, too - one in Singapore when the Japs arrived and another went through the Western Desert and Italy in tanks...
I did my time in air force helos, never saw any nastiness other than that visited upon us baggies by various NCOs as trainees!!

Vets who actually have been fired on have my deepest respect.

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Post by The Chad on Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:05 am

Wow John, your Dad and Uncles really went through it in different theaters. What a generation they were. That's a level that anyone who hasn't seen combat can never understand. For some reason I can't help but look at those men as heroes. Maybe that's because it was the last "great romantic" war as I'd heard it described, not that there's anything romantic about the horrors of war, but it's regarded as the last war with a clear good vs. evil. It's hard to try and wrap our heads around.

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Post by grogg on Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:33 pm

Sad

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Re: What are you hoping to get for Christmas.

Post by fish on Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:15 pm



grogg wrote:Im hoping for a jumper.

grogg wrote: Sad

Well, best made plans of mice & men an all that, the prezy to myself won't be tuning up until after Christmas, its somewhere over the pond right now.

Ah well, looks like it's the jumper for me Christmas morning too grogg What a Face


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Post by Iceman on Sat Dec 24, 2011 2:38 pm

fish wrote:

grogg wrote:Im hoping for a jumper.

grogg wrote: Sad

Well, best made plans of mice & men an all that, the prezy to myself won't be tuning up until after Christmas, its somewhere over the pond right now.

Ah well, looks like it's the jumper for me Christmas morning too grogg What a Face


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Post by grogg on Sun Dec 25, 2011 4:44 pm

Hurrah, I wasnt disappointed, in fact I got 2 Christmas jumpers.cheers

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Post by Sgt. Vimes on Sun Dec 25, 2011 6:11 pm

my 10 year old daughter got me some Dunlop lemon oil and Fast Fret Smile)


merry christmas everyone

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Post by Guest on Sun Dec 25, 2011 6:29 pm

[quote="IcemanNew York to London.... the Camera Eye....

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Moving Pictures reference? One of my fav songs

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Post by Franco on Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:34 pm

I got The Fall's new album, a shirt, leather jacket and cash.
No socks or handkerchiefs though Mad Laughing

Oh, i got myself an old beater Amp as well.

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Post by fish on Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:46 pm

grogg wrote:Hurrah, I wasnt disappointed, in fact I got 2 Christmas jumpers.cheers

Well done grogg, pleased for you. Happy New Year cheers

sarcaster wrote: Moving Pictures reference? One of my fav songs

Good guess sarc I like it too but no, I indulged one of my other passions, should be delivered tomorrow with a bit of luck & a following wind Very Happy dreading custom charges What a Face but hay ho, its only Christmas once a year.

Had a good Christmas, good food, good company, present company included cheers

Healthy & prosperous New Year to everyone, rock on

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Post by Iceman on Tue Dec 27, 2011 7:52 pm

sarcaster wrote:[quote="IcemanNew York to London.... the Camera Eye....

Moving Pictures reference? One of my fav songs[/quote]

Actually a more direct reference to Fish's prezy to himself. He can explain it further if he wishes.

But that Rush tie-in is a spot on clue, more for Fish to chuckle over than anything else.

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