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Buckshot Bear

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  1. Thanks Eyesa, they are fun things to lose myself with.
  2. G'day Dave....at the back of the boiler you would have seen that black cylinder that's mounted. That's a refillable gas tank. I'm using a Butane/Propane camping fuel 'Four Seasons' blend to refill it.
  3. Here's another Model Steam Engine from Wellsville NY USA that I have done some mods to, running off an Aussie made 4" copper boiler. Hope I'm not boring you pards with these vids -
  4. HMAS OTWAY Submarine in Holbrook NSW
  5. No problem using them in the 14 firearms I load for.
  6. Our minimum wage is over three (3) times that of the U.S And how much do you think it costs to send primers in a shipping container by sea from a port in the U.S 10,000 miles to a port in Australia and the trucking to get them to the port and out of the port?
  7. Women paint their legs to make it look like they were wearing stockings, C. 1942 During WW2, stockings were rationed, so women painted their legs with heavy makeup (or gravy browning in a pinch), and then drew the seams on with eyeliner pencil.
  8. Like all cities, Melbourne is the CBD and is surrounded by suburbs.
  9. 17 Facts You May Not Know About Melbourne: 1. Melbourne, the capital of the state of Victoria in Australia, is known for its diverse culture and arts scene. 2. The city is famous for its coffee culture, with numerous cafes and baristas renowned worldwide. 3. Melbourne hosts the annual Melbourne International Comedy Festival, one of the largest comedy festivals in the world. 4. The city is known for its street art, particularly in laneways like Hosier Lane. 5. Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens are a popular destination, featuring extensive plant collections and scenic landscapes. 6. The city is home to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), one of the world's largest and most famous sports stadiums. 7. Melbourne hosts the Australian Open, one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. 8. The city has a strong sporting culture, with Australian Rules Football being particularly popular. 9. Melbourne's Federation Square is a cultural precinct, hosting events, exhibitions, and performances. 10. The city is known for its vibrant food scene, offering a wide variety of international cuisines. 11. Melbourne's Queen Victoria Market is a historic market offering fresh produce, food stalls, and unique goods. 12. The city's public transportation system includes trams, trains, and buses, with the tram network being one of the largest in the world. 13. Melbourne's Yarra River offers scenic views and activities like rowing and river cruises. 14. The city hosts the annual Melbourne Cup, a prestigious horse racing event known as "the race that stops a nation." 15. Melbourne's Southbank area is a hub for dining, entertainment, and arts, featuring the National Gallery of Victoria. 16. The city's laneways and arcades are famous for their boutique shops, cafes, and hidden gems. 17. Melbourne is often ranked as one of the world's most livable cities, known for its quality of life and vibrant culture.
  10. Australia not only contains more species of venomous snake than any other country on earth, but also includes among those snakes no less than nine of the world's top ten most venomous snake species......if you don't bother them, they don't bother you. Seriously, 99 out of 100 snakebites are from idiots just not ignoring snakes here.
  11. Talbot Motor Car A Talbot motor car, the first car in the Kadina district. Kadina - is a town on the Yorke Peninsula of the Australian state of South Australia, Circa 1908
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