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Mon Feb 21, 2011 3:38 pm

paaiyan wrote:Image

*backs away slowly*
Where you been pancake hat on a rabbit... :P
Look if you must.
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Mon Feb 21, 2011 3:54 pm

No time for spuds these days. I've got a Jeep to work on and a fiance to marry in a couple months. I keep busy and still have fun though.
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Mon Feb 21, 2011 4:49 pm

Congrats, happy jeeping and Jarrod is a cool name for your 1st born male. :D
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Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:10 pm

Thanks! And I'll keep that in mind..... for a few years. Haha.
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Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:19 pm

Congratulations paaiyan. Hope you've taken the Christmas lights off the Jeep by now...
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Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:48 pm

Indeed I have.

Here's what it looks like these days by the way. This one is at D-Day with most of my unit aboard, preparing for a parade. I'm obviously driving.
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Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:02 pm

So does your wife paintball? If so that's about 33 types of awesome I can't even describe. :roll:
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Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:28 pm

No, that's one of the people from my unit. My fiancé wants to try paintball but we haven't had a chance to yet.
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Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:06 pm

Seems there's a bit of interest of late in "old" airgun technology. This is one that's always held my interest.

Bit less common than the Girandoni as well. :wink:

Enjoy. :)

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And some pics of the construction of the replica...

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Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:24 pm

Very nice :)
Gippeto wrote:Bit less common than the Girandoni as well.
... yet the valve mechanism on the face of it seems quite similar.

On another note, zombie defence win :D

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Sat Feb 26, 2011 12:13 pm

We are in Central Oregon this fine spring day.

Correction Winter day.. Woke up to -4 F this morning. The windows are frosted up. Where the West Coast had nice weather most of the winter when the US was in major storms, we finally got cold weather.
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Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:13 pm

Hadn't seen this until today.
It's not completely off-topic; there are some sprinkler valve cannons in the end. :)


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Sat Feb 26, 2011 7:02 pm

Slightly on-topic, but I learned today that after about 5 years in the hobby I still have those days when the pilot valves still just hiss until the chamber is empty, the pipe doesn't fit into what you thought it would, and you end the day annoyed, sweaty, and missing chunks of meat from your fingers.

Oh yeah, and I'm broke again. This is just like high school! :D
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