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Utah Bob #35998

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  1. The FBI admitted they had no pc for an arrest. They wanted to interview her based on her apparent fascination with Columbine combined with her traveling to 5he area and purchase of a firearm. On social media she had made statements in the past that concerned her family and friends.
  2. Local news media said she “legally” purchased the shotgun. Really? I don’t think so. https://abcnews.go.com/US/colorado-authorities-searching-columbine-obsessed-woman-threatened-denver/story?id=62440721
  3. The Navy wasn’t the only branch to use it for ground attack.
  4. It’s a plane that looks like it means business. I have a friend who was a Phantom driver and an airline pilot later. One year when the Reno air races were going on I asked him if he ever did any air racing. ” Only when I was trying to get out of North Vietnam airspace”, he said.
  5. With absolutely no info other than pictures and some arson investigation training, it is my opinion at this time that it was simply due to the construction. The origin appears to be on the roof where the restoration activity is going on. One welding spark (or cigarette) on the wood planks of the scaffolding or the centuries-old wood roof portions would start an inferno in a short time. A deliberate arson attempt would most likely have been done at a much lower level. I could be wrong. But how many other fires have we seen here on buildings under construction that were similar? The Stratosphere hotel in 93 and the Monte Carlo in Vegas in 2003 come to mind. I hope it's carelessness and not deliberate.
  6. Also makes them look tasty to predators. Nature is funny.
  7. Most probably. It happens all the time. New construction or renovation. Welding sparks, a hot rivet dropped, etc.
  8. That was my first thought. How many fires have we all seen that started during construction or renovation? One witness said it seemed to start as the cathedral was closing for the day. Construction crew also wrapping it up. Maybe a hot weding torch laid down on a wood scaffold? Sparks? Hot rivet dropped? Cigarette (it’s Paris, everybody smokes) Time will tell. Somebody has a lot of splaining to do. If they find out some goober worker caused it they may bring back the Guillotine.
  9. My first thought was that they never anticipated a fire of this magnitude, even though there are a number of high rise buildings in Paris. Had this been a major city in the states I believe the response would have been different. All of the footage I’m seeing is from ground level. No helicopters at all; neither new media nor police/fire? 900 years of history! What a shame.
  10. Wow! https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/15/world/notre-dame-cathedral-fire/index.html
  11. Alas, a lot of them have moved to the pasture in the sky.
  12. It’s red. Red light won’t ruin night vision. The smell might get you kilt though.
  13. When you make 0-7 you probably won’t need a pin or chip. The computer will recognize your awesome presence and give you whatever you want.
  14. True, but pics wouldn’t be enough to make a judgement in my opinion. Full disclosure: I am not a real gunsmith. But I do have a leather apron and some Brownells screwdrivers.
  15. Sweeeeeet! Dixie Gun Works might have a ramrod. BP and a .577 Minie ball and you’re good to go as long as the barrel is okay.
  16. I don't shoot them golfs either. My dad is rolling over in his grave. He never liked Tiger.
  17. Forty Rod used to get steamed when he lived in Californy too. We feel y’alls pain. My sister and her family live there.
  18. The often maligned CAC. They’re looking to improve the system. How about a tattoo with a hologram? https://fcw.com/articles/2017/08/14/dod-cac-replacement-carberry.aspx?m=2
  19. This is what it looked like in 1920
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