Had a first ever catastrophic case failure today. Bloodied my nose, couple powder burns under my right eye and burns on my right thumb. Model 700 Rem in .243. 43gr of 4831 and an 85 gr Sierra Spitzer. Bullet did leave the barrel. Must have damaged something because I cannot chamber a new...
Hi everybody. Just a quick update. God bless you all for your prayers and support. Things are looking up. Walking and eating real food. "A pox on whoever invented the stuff Jello is made from.". May head home today! It will be great to sit on my own porch in peace and quiet.
From your posts it is obvious that several of you have experience with this and that gives me great comfort and hope that this will be over soon enough.
@Red Leg -- your observation is on target! The surgeon says 5 of my arteries are 80 to 100 percent blocked and that doesn't happen quickly.
I learned rather surprisingly yesterday that I need coronary bypass surgery. Probably today. I am a great believer in the power of prayer and I would appreciate yours for a successful procedure and smooth recovery. Besides, I don't want to have to cancel my 1st Cape Buffalo hunt scheduled for...
I saw the falls from the Zambia side in 2021 since the Zim border was closed to Botswana. It's impressive. Make sure to hike down as far as possible. I'm guessing you get just as wet from either side. I would have liked to drink at the Vic Falls Hotel for nostalgic/historical reasons...
Here are some of the treasures "Deadeye" had squirreled away.
Win Super X 12ga 2 3/4 #2 Paper. Sticker $4.40
Alcan 12 ga 3 3/4-1 1/4 of 7 1/2
Rem Peters 12ga 3 - 1 1/8 - 7 1/2
Federal 12ga 3 1/4 - 1 - 6. $4.97 K-Mart
Rem Sur-Shot 16ga 2 3/4 - 1 1/8 - 6. $2.40
So much more to weed through!
Love the Woolrich. Tomorrow's opener won't be cold enough for that but I looked at Dad's yesterday and remembered fondly my first set so I could could look just like him. Enjoy every minute and story!!!