Hello garage......

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  1. PHOENIX PHIL

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    Had to take the older boy over to some friends about a 1/2 hour from home this evening. This was supposed to be for a short activity, so I decided to stay over in the area. Soooo......I just had to drop in and look at some rifles.

    Sure enough, one of the new M70 Featherweights in 7x57 was on the shelf pleading to go home with me. I resisted, but I'm afraid I'm going to have to go back and pick up that rifle.....for the wife or younger son of course! :rolleyes:

    So I may start posting from my cot in the garage in the near future. :fear:
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    ..nothing wrong with sleeping in the garage for a few days, mate...she'll get over it after a while and you'll have your new toy..
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    Just think of it as your own personal "Man Cave" Phil......
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    Hope you enjoy that new gun, because you are going to pay for it twice probably, LOL!
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  6. PHOENIX PHIL

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    The blasted heat of a Phoenix summer has broke......so the garage ain't so bad.......bought the rifle yesterday.......told the wife it was a Christmas gift for Justin, either this year if he grows a bit in the next three months, or next year.

    It worked well, problem is I'm running outta boys!
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    I can't quite say that about the Blaser 470NE Double that I want. I'd be sleeping in another state!! :)
  8. PHOENIX PHIL

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    Well geez Cliff, Nevada and Utah are only like 5 minutes away using that plane of yours! :cool:
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    ..I was about to say ' I wish I could help you out there '....but somehow it just doesn't sound right.. :biggrin2:
  10. PHOENIX PHIL

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    No it doesn't and don't want the help either. I think I'd jump off a cliff if I found out I was going back to diaper duty, 46 year olds should not be doing such!
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    ..back in the day, when I was 46, I was out buying all kinds'a rifles and stuff my wife didn't need too.. :beer:
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    Hey wait a minute, I don't have to go to Utah- Christmas is coming and my wife needs a present!!!!!!
  13. PHOENIX PHIL

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    Now you're thinkin' Cliffy! (typed in my best Norm Peterson impression as I read your post in Cliff Claven's voice)
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    Hey Phil you can adopt me I know you've been looking at a new Double in a Rigby or maybe a Lott. :laughing:
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    And have two troublesome teenagers in the house?! :crazylol::crazylol:
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    Frasier: Your unending bull.
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    ;), I do miss that show.
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    This is a little late, I know. Just saw it.
    Phil,
    Always remember...Forgiveness is much easier to attain than permission !!!

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