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re: Anyone know much about Takamine guitars? - auggie
[quote]I don't know if the sides and/or back on that guitar or MIJ Taks in general are solid or laminate. If that's a concern for you, keep in mind debates over the alleged pros/cons of solid versus laminate sides and backs on acoustics are inevitably very, very subjective and there is basically no...
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re: Is the bowl in Mobile really actually now the Dollar General Bowl? - auggie
[quote]I go to Dollar General when I don't want to fight the crowds at Walmarks. [/quote] Exactly man,there is a reason Dollar General has been so successful.They are convenient. Walmart and Dollar General are equal distances from our house,but a trip to Walmart takes an hour,a trip to DG 15 m...
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re: Is the bowl in Mobile really actually now the Dollar General Bowl? - auggie
When you need some light bulbs,laundry detergent and a box of banana moon pies,you go to Dollar general,and you are done in under 3 minutes. That's what the whole country does. If there is anything embarrassing about a bowl sponsored by Dollar General,it just goes to show,how stupid our country h...
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re: Anybody ever built a trebuchet? - auggie
[quote]Me and my daughter built one, was fun. Had to sling a softball 50 ft or so.[/quote] Did your daughter have fun?...
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re: Anybody ever built a trebuchet? - auggie
I think that video ,makes it look harder than reality....
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re: Gun purchase choice - auggie
[quote]My dad has a Wiinchester 100 that I'll have one day,[/quote] You are going to want a model 88 for a matched pair. How much you want for the 100?...
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re: Gun purchase choice - auggie
A couple of months ago, I walked into my favorite local gunshop.money to spend,wanting a .308. The shop just happens to have a tika .308 left hand bolt in stock,but he has a winchester88 in .308 also,same price. I asked advice here on this board. They told me to buy the 88.You can always get th...
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re: Gun purchase choice - auggie
Get something rare and well cared for....
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re: Anyone know much about Takamine guitars? - auggie
[quote]The Japanese-made Takamines are their flagship models and they are very good instruments. Good materials and craftsmanship, great sounding and great players. You got a great bang for your 250 bucks[/quote] Thanks for replying,it also has the hardshell takamine case, with takamine molded in...
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re: Anybody ever built a trebuchet? - auggie
Thank you very much. I guess, if I build one, I want it to rotate 360 degrees. Maybe build it on a truck frame?...
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re: Anybody ever built a trebuchet? - auggie
[quote]My niece and I built this for her high school physics class. It had to launch tennis balls 100 yards :) [/quote] Did you make it work? A tennis ball seems like bad ammo. Weight,resistance,all taken into consideration,probably hard to aim. Launching a tennis ball 100 yards that way seems i...
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re: Anybody ever built a trebuchet? - auggie
The slingshot idea was probably first,until they tried to launch a rotten baby pig,then they came up with the trebuchet....
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re: Anybody ever built a trebuchet? - auggie
[quote]I want one [/quote] I think most guys would love to have one. Even a small one could be fun....
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re: Anybody ever built a trebuchet? - auggie
[quote]Not very tacticool[/quote] I think it could be badass. The disgusting,demoralizing choices of ammo are endless....
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re: Just got a Bushmaster XM 15 for Christmas - auggie
If it shoots well for you,and does what you want,that is all that matters. ARs are utility rifles,it can do whatever you want it to do,and doesn't need to be treated like a safe queen....
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Anybody ever built a trebuchet? - auggie
I was thinking it might be a fun project.launch some pumpkins,watermelons,armadillos and such. What woods should be used?,simplest design..etc.....
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Anyone know much about Takamine guitars? - auggie
I picked up a N-10 a couple of days ago. Looks to be a 96 model,mae in Japan,cedar top,mahogany back and sides.Top and back are solid,but what about the sides? I am pretty sure they are solid,but I don't know for sure. It has a pretty bad scratch on the top,but the back and sides are about perfec...
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re: Can someone point me in a direction. Guitar setup? - auggie
[quote]With regard to the tuner, I thought they only read one E note. Or the EADGBE notes that the nut produces[/quote] You specifically need a Chromatic tuner,and one day when you buy a 12 string,you will already have the tuner....
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re: Can someone point me in a direction. Guitar setup? - auggie
[quote]Playing a note on the 12 th fret? What will it be in pitch with? As I type this question I can tell I probably need to find better videos. I saw one video where playing on the 12th is mentioned, but to what end and pitch? [/quote] Just a suggestion here: It might be a good time to learn a...
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re: Sanctuary City showdown looming? What will Trump do? - auggie
When there aren't funds to repair bridges,roads,streetcars,museums,parks,because federal funding isn't there,opinions begin to change....
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