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Forum: General Posts 04-23-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By colmurph
Now you know why she said "I felt the earth...

Now you know why she said "I felt the earth move".
Forum: Military Weapons 04-20-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,830
Posted By colmurph
Even if it didn't penetrate, can you imagine the...

Even if it didn't penetrate, can you imagine the bruising someone would take? With no material to absorb the impact the person wearing it would probably be killed by the impact alone.
Forum: General Posts 04-20-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By colmurph
They ought to name a Garbage Scow after Murtha.

They ought to name a Garbage Scow after Murtha.
Forum: General Posts 04-20-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By colmurph
Hey! Isn't it about time that an earthquake hit...

Hey! Isn't it about time that an earthquake hit SoCal? Lots of promiscius women out there! Come to think of it, if that Iranian Cleric is right, Philadelphia is due to be flattened by tremors.
Forum: Military Weapons 04-09-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,926
Posted By colmurph
Sounds like the barrrel is rusted into the...

Sounds like the barrrel is rusted into the receiver. Take it to a gunsmith.
Forum: Military Weapons 03-06-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,920
Posted By colmurph
The 1866/67 that you refer to is the patent dates...

The 1866/67 that you refer to is the patent dates and not the date of manufacture. The patents cover the rolling block action design which dates back to that period.
Forum: Warriors Saloon 03-05-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,134
Posted By colmurph
Absolutely dead on!

Absolutely dead on!
Forum: Military Weapons 03-05-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,920
Posted By colmurph
What you have is the "New Model No. 4 Rolling...

What you have is the "New Model No. 4 Rolling Block Rifle made between 1890-1933 Quantity made about 50,000. The 32. cal rim fire barrel should be 24" long if it is a round barel and 22 1/2" long if...
Forum: Military Weapons 03-01-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,679
Posted By colmurph
The 175mm was designated as a Howitzer because it...

The 175mm was designated as a Howitzer because it was not a "Direct Fire" weapon. It was "Separate Loading" which means that the shell was rammed into the forcing cone and then powder bags were put...
Forum: Political Debate 02-17-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By colmurph
Yup! I remember the good old days when we had...

Yup! I remember the good old days when we had Ronald Reagan, Bob Hope and Johnny Cash, now we have Barack Obama, no hope, and no cash.
Forum: Political Debate 01-29-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,395
Posted By colmurph
I believe that she is the first Speaker of the...

I believe that she is the first Speaker of the House to have an airplane assigned to her.
Whats next, do we give all House Democrats an airplane?
Forum: Political Debate 01-28-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By colmurph
Reminds me fo the Y2K scam.

Reminds me fo the Y2K scam.
Forum: Army 01-10-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,185
Posted By colmurph
The Savannah River Nuclear Plant has had pot...

The Savannah River Nuclear Plant has had pot growing around it for over 60 years. During WWII the Government tried growing hemp there to supplant rope cordage that they used to get from the...
Forum: Army 01-10-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,864
Posted By colmurph
Absolutely the worst place I ever have been,...

Absolutely the worst place I ever have been, including Vietnam. I had my SP FA Bn. down there for a Nuke ARTEP in 1984 and we were up in the north fort area (AKA Horsehead) With just a light rain the...
Forum: Vietnam 12-26-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By colmurph
I was just informed by my daughter-in-law that my...

I was just informed by my daughter-in-law that my son Jim will be doing Col. Howard's funeral at Arlington. It's apparantly being done by U.S. Army Special Forces Command. I'll pass info on when it...
Forum: Military Weapons 12-24-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,941
Posted By colmurph
Sounds to me like the troops didn't keep their...

Sounds to me like the troops didn't keep their weapons clean.
Forum: Military Weapons 12-24-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,059
Posted By colmurph
I disagree with the effective range. I used to be...

I disagree with the effective range. I used to be able to drop a target at 300 meters with my Gold Cup Series 70. Probably I could still do it even though I'd have to shoot with my left eye. ( Right...
Forum: Military Weapons 12-24-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,240
Posted By colmurph
I had an M-14 with a 20X Unertl scope on it when...

I had an M-14 with a 20X Unertl scope on it when I was a Company Comander in RVN. Best rifle and scope combination I ever fired. Great for picking the bastards off before they could moartar us.
Forum: Cold War 12-24-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,189
Posted By colmurph
But the Liberals will count him as among our...

But the Liberals will count him as among our worst Presidents. The Israelies will always consider him to be a "Rigteous Man" in the same vein as Shindler. Wonder if our resident "Liberals" have even...
Forum: Vietnam 12-24-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,797
Posted By colmurph
Rode in them in Vietnam, but JUMPED them at Ft....

Rode in them in Vietnam, but JUMPED them at Ft. Bragg for 2 years. They were our only support in Special Foces at Yellow Ramp. They all came out of the AF Spec Op group from Hurlburt Field in...
Forum: Vietnam 12-24-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,625
Posted By colmurph
I think that the men who were held in the "Hanoi...

I think that the men who were held in the "Hanoi Hilton" for upwards of 5 years should get this extra compensation. One of them was given the Medal of Honor for his conduct during those trying times....
Forum: Vietnam 12-24-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,625
Posted By colmurph
Let's forget about all the "Phony" POW's, the...

Let's forget about all the "Phony" POW's, the 1,300 or so who have put claims into the VA. Let's go ahead and pay $150 a month to the 908 men who were held in the Hanoi Hilton for so many years....
Forum: Vietnam 12-24-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By colmurph
Bob Howard was without a doubt, the finest...

Bob Howard was without a doubt, the finest Officer I ever served under. He was my rating officer for my OER when I was assigned to SOC-K. The rating he gave me got me promoted to Col. I don't think...
Forum: Family 12-21-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By colmurph
Here's the new LTC>

Here's the new LTC>
Forum: Family 11-28-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By colmurph
Glad he's home safe. I know how worried you have...

Glad he's home safe. I know how worried you have been.
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