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For those who think firing a missile or dropping a bomb from a UAV is a ‘new’ thing… Not so much…  🙂 And one more oldie but a goody… JP and a few others will recognize this one… Julie Gibson… … Continue reading

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This one is for Ev… Know anybody in that video??? Back in the early 70s we had a ‘close encounter’ with one of these… Flying a Market Time patrol off Vietnam, and one of these came chugging directly at us … Continue reading

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First guns… My first gun was a Stevens .22 (which I still have), the 94 was given to me in 1963, the 4 inch Python in 1966, and I bought the 6 inch Python  in 1972 when I turned 21. … Continue reading

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Antique Armoire…

The B&B I stayed at on the last trip is in an old commercial building built in the 1800s, so there aren’t any closets… But my room did have an old armoire in it… I ‘think’ this one was a … Continue reading

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Strange things found in the back of the cabinet… Anybody remember these? Aluminium travel cups that somehow migrated into the house and became the ‘kids’ cups… And how many of us old farts had one of these? It’s a Sony … Continue reading

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And another one out of the past… Your mothers probably used these if you wore a certain type of clothing… … Continue reading

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Anybody recognize these??? Back in the day before ‘breakers’ these were what you had in your house… They weren’t called FUSE boxes for nothing…LOL And an ’emergency’ fuse was a real copper penny! As a high school kid, I helped … Continue reading

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An ‘interesting’ document if you want to get a feel for how the USSR planned to kill the US, Brit and French carriers… Suffice to say Kamikaze plans were alive and well… Document link is HERE. As one of the … Continue reading

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Yeesh… I know I’m old, but dammit… Airplanes I flew on are now in museums… The old favorite, the T-39 Saberliner…  I was a crewman on these in the early 70s at NAS GLYNCO, GA and then as a plankowner … Continue reading

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Digging WAY back in the vault… Of memories, and the few operating brain cells that remember… Setting the way back machine to 1974-5 thanks to a conversation last night with an old shipmate, he sent me a picture of the … Continue reading

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