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Mosin-Nagant Yesterday. Looking for comments - CoastieGM
Yesterday for the first I finally fired a Mosin I acquired a few years back. Tula armory, hex receiver, pristine bore. As I would methodically approach any weapon, I started at 25 and 50 yards...groups sucked big green donkey balls. Volley 1 (25 yds): Poor group at 11 o'clock Volley 2 (50 yds...


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Help for Neutered Dog - CoastieGM
I've always thought one aspect of neutering a dog is just plain terrible....they have no nuts to lick!!!! Well, now there is a solution...Neuticles! This testicular implants that replaces the nuts! (this ain't no shit) [link=(http://www.neuticles.com/)]LINK[/link] [i]Neuticles allows pets to ...


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A Damn Fine Morning - CoastieGM
Drove to Wally-world at Zero-dark-thirty to get my share of .22 LR delivered last night. Quite a line of interesting Alaskans with equally interesting trucks (wish I had my camera). Limit 3 boxes Winchester 333 and 3 boxes Remington 525 (all 36 grain hp). Got 2 limits with Mama-Coastie in tow. (4...


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Alaska Mailbox Money - CoastieGM
Hey Roger- Sent in my paperwork to get my first payment for being an Alaska resident the other day. :nana: :nana: :nana: [img]http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/t393/CoastieGM0587/AlaskamailboxMoney_zpsab4e6c91.jpg[/img] :donotcareifnotoutdoorrelated: :doublebird: :notsubtlerubbingitin...


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Was any OB'er Road Ragin' the other day? - CoastieGM
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XqZoaWKv2k)]Instant Karma LINK.[/link] Ralph Redneck fricked up! :lol:...


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WWI armament kills 2 workers - CoastieGM
I'm really surprised the explosive hadn't completely decomposed by now...nearly 100 yrs old for cryin' out loud. [link=(http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/03/19/wwi-armament-kills-2-workers-in-flanders-fields/?intcmp=obnetwork)]LINK[/link] ...


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Are Mexican Tree Ducks Protected in any way? - CoastieGM
Just wonderin' :rolleyes: ...though, I kinda need an accurate answer fairly quickly....know what I mean....


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.17 HMR 8-shot revolver for Self Defense? - CoastieGM
Last night, I heard a unique gunshot I couldn't figure out. My neighbor (an equine veterinarian) had blasted a LARGE skunk with a .17 HMP revolver. He showed me the skunk carcass...tore his arse up. He says he carries it in his truck for protection and around his land for miscellaneous killin'. ...


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...but Would You Mount a Porcupine? (spinoff) - CoastieGM
How would you go about doing so? [img]http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/t393/CoastieGM0587/Porcupine_zpsec5c3724.jpg[/img]...


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Why we need the AR-15 - CoastieGM
...and standard mags. (Note the doctor's ring). http://live.wsj.com/video/vigilantes-aim-to-take-back-mexico-avocado-trade/AC01B00D-9FC0-48AE-9A66-633DBD5BB5B2.html#!AC01B00D-9FC0-48AE-9A66-633DBD5BB5B2 PS: Hunting Cartel members is an outdoor activity, right? ...


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Shhh...... - CoastieGM
My lovely wife has been gently riding my arse to sell a gun for any new gun purchase. On Monday, I fired (not "shot") someone's Taurus Tracker .357 w/ported 6" bbl. I absolutely [u]loved[/u] it. (.38 rounds felt like a .22 magnum). She's in Alaska right now…I'm in Texas….. [img]http:/...


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UPDATE w/Pics - Kid Hide Tanning Kit w/DVD - I HIGHLY recommend for kids - CoastieGM
I got this for my 11 yr old. The best $40 I've ever spent. [link=(http://www.vandykestaxidermy.com/DSKD-P11377C207.aspx)]LINK[/link] It's not just kept him interested and busy for hours, but DAYS and WEEKS. Dang kid is producing soft and pliable squirrel hides far superior to anything I ev...


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Fired the Taurus Tracker mod 627 .357 (ported) yesterday - CoastieGM
I've been looking for a pistol solution for the wife & kids fishing/dip netting/clamming in Alaska. They can barely handle a regular .357 firing 200 grain bear loads. Can't get off an accurate follow-up shot in time for bear charge. (Heck, I'm doing good to get off 2, maybe 3 [u]good[/u] rapid shots...


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How Moose Attack - CoastieGM
Using hooves, not antlers. The first time I've seen a video depicting this. [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=W4s4ijrbZPY#t=35)]LINK[/link] It's always been difficult to describe in words what happened when I had fend off one of those bastards last year....those ...


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Roadkill for Mama - CoastieGM
So I'm driving home from the grocery when I pass my 2 youngest kiddos (ages 4 and 11) in the road messing with a roadkill squirrel. They give me a quick background and ask if they can take it home to process. Unfortunately, I knew Mama Coastie would have a total cow and strongly object, so I told...


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Roadkill for Mama - CoastieGM
The entire family is down in Texas right now. So I'm driving home from the grocery when I pass my 2 youngest kiddos (ages 4 and 11) in the street messing with a roadkill squirrel. They give me a quick background and ask if they can take it home to process. Unfortunately, I knew Mama Coastie wo...


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Moss grows on the north side...SAFETY WARNING - CoastieGM
So I'm installing a new furnace vent pipe at a rental property yesterday. The south-facing part of the shingle roof (right) is mostly clean, and the north-facing part of the roof (left) is discolored by typical lichen growth. [img]http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/t393/CoastieGM0587/KWRoof_zps...


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Red Wing Black Bird - CoastieGM
I told the boy grab his air rifle nail as many nasty-ass grackles as he could behind the house. In the resultant pile of carcasses were a few red wing black birds. How are they on the normal person edibility scale? ("normal person" as opposed to someone who thinks possum pie with nutria dick-c...


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Mon. C & D…Bullwinkle Style - CoastieGM
Wife flew from Anchorage yesterday to meet me in Houston. She brought this from our freezer... [img]http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/t393/CoastieGM0587/2014-02MooseMeat-PM_zps5d47563c.jpg [/img] (gawd I love my wife!!!) Cooked it into a chili like this… [img]http://i1057.photob...


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Offshore fishing in Mexico? - CoastieGM
You sure don't want this dude to Skipper your outing... [link=(http://news.yahoo.com/man-washes-marshall-islands-39-16-months-adrift-072025025.html)]LINK[/link]...


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Man goes to pub after shark attack - CoastieGM
Bass-ass New Zealand kid. [link=(http://www.click2houston.com/news/fisherman-fights-off-shark-goes-for-a-beer/-/1735978/24196998/-/bev4w/-/index.html)]LINK[/link] Did BP or Tyger ever sow their oats in New Zealand 25 years ago? :lol:...


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Basic Hide Tanning Kit (SOFT HIDE, not stiff) - CoastieGM
Need a recommendation. Looking for a basic hide tanning kit for my 11 yr old son who wants to tan some squirrel hides. We want a soft, pliable hide when all is done. The way I always preserved hides when I was a kid ended up with stiff hides. Want to learn about making soft hides. What say ...


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Paging LoneStarTiger - CoastieGM
Park here and explore. [b][i]delete[/i][/b] I've kept this area to myself for 30 years (even have a little postage-stamp lot bordering the forest just down the road for private access). But I'm living in Alaska and New Mexico most of the time and seldom go to this area any longer. Lots of game...


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Hiking / Camping Sam Houston Natl Forest (pics) - CoastieGM
Went north of Montgomery, TX to do a little backpacking and minimalist camping last week. I own a little postage stamp size lot that backs up to the Sam Houston National Forest so I have private access. Beautiful drive...passed the old boundary sign... [img]http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/...


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ConvertedTiger-Thanks for Tip - CoastieGM
The OB needs a little schoolin' by ConvertedTiger. I tried out the technique CT recommended for skinning a squirrel tail [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/47799209/Squirrel-Hide.aspx)]LINK[/link]. Man, it worked like a charm...and I mean PERFECTLY! [img]http://i1057.photobucket.com/...


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Squirrel Hide - CoastieGM
My 11 yr old squirrel assassin nailed a couple grey ones this morning. He wants to keep a couple pelts as trophies before we head back up to Alaska. The tail. How necessary to get that bone out? Dang that thing sure is small...gonna be a pain in the arse to split open. Will it just dry out or...


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Later guys - CoastieGM
Hmmm...Chamber of Commerce weather.....at a good stopping point on tasks....nothing pressing right now. Screw it. I'm packing my backpack and heading out to Sam Houston Nat'l Forrest until I feel like coming back. Ya'll enjoy your work week! sure is nice being retired sometimes... :moon:...


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Which OB'er USED to be a reporter? (NSFW) - CoastieGM
Like a firearm, I guess a reporter should always assume a camera is always loaded ready to go. [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJGDtonkqPs)]LINK[/link] ...


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Everyone forgot about Freeze/Ice Storm of Jan 1988? - CoastieGM
Jan '88 seems to be forgotten. [link=(http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hun/?n=hunsurold_jan1988snow)]January of 1988[/link]. I was going to get out ahead of the front to catch deer on the move. 3-inches of ice developed, cold as shite. Truck was unmovable. Couldn't even open doors. Was miles out in deep...


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Squirrel Assassin's Haul - Need Recipe Ideas - CoastieGM
Took away the boy's .410 cause he was killing more game than he/we could process when we got to Texas. Restricting him to a .177 pump air rifle helped, but he still gets anywhere from 4 to 15 squirrels every morning by 9am (typically running around barefoot). Any ideas on what to do with 40+ ...


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