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The MAH BP comp.

Postby joseyclosey » Sat Mar 01, 2014 3:13 pm

Right, got myself a loan of a Parker Hale Volunteer rifle for the coming Thursday so I am anticipating getting started on my targets for the MAH BP shooting competition.

Will I be the first to get a target in I asks meself?

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Postby DuncaninFrance » Sun Mar 02, 2014 4:08 am

Well Joe, the total targets already received is.........................NIL so you are in with a chance.
Don't forget, I need the actual target in the post to qualify for the BIG PRIZE

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Postby joseyclosey » Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:04 pm

I'm going to have to print out the targets on a card paper as the normal printer paper is tearing badly and it will make scoring the cards difficult. It wasn't a wasted morning though as I now have a load sorted out for 25m.

It'll be two weeks now before I can borrow the rifle again so I will shoot my cards then.

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Postby Dutch Mosin » Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:56 pm

Results are not bad at all Joe.
The rifle looks great too.

Got some range time coming up next week Sunday.
My Ardesa Hawken Woodsman is ready to go........so am I. :D

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Postby joseyclosey » Mon Mar 10, 2014 4:10 am

Yeah I like that PH Volunteer, I may get into this BP shooting malarky myself.

Good luck with your Hawken Martin .

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Postby Dutch Mosin » Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:20 pm

Thanks Joe.
I bought my first muzzle loader not so very long ago.
I have to warn you.
It's very addictive.
I wish I started years ago with this part of our hobby.
I like everything about it.....yes....even the cleaning afterwards. :mrgreen:

Good luck to you too Joe.


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Postby joseyclosey » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:26 am

Well, I shot all four of my cards on Thursday and I reckon that my scores won't take too much beating. :oops:

I did enjoy shooting them though.

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Postby dhtaxi » Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:49 pm

I need to take a Thursday off and go and see what Mr Closey is getting up to methinks. What time does all this excitement start Joe.
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Postby joseyclosey » Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:40 am

I'll be opening up about 09 30 this Thursday Dave, bring some choccy biccies if you come. ;)
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Postby Niner Delta » Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:01 pm

choccy biccies = chocolate cookies?????

You people need to learn to speak English.....ummm.....uhhh......nevermind........ :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Postby Dave 101 » Wed Mar 26, 2014 5:23 pm

Nope

choccy biccy
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Postby Niner Delta » Wed Mar 26, 2014 7:05 pm

Just as I thought, chocolate cookies......... :cool:

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Postby joseyclosey » Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:40 am

And here's me thinking cookies were something you got on your 'puter. ;)
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Postby Dave 101 » Thu Mar 27, 2014 2:17 pm

These are chocolate cookies
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Postby DuncaninFrance » Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:37 pm

Don't worry Dave, you can always tell cookies - the cost more :lol: :lol:
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Postby Niner Delta » Thu Mar 27, 2014 4:51 pm

Dave 101 wrote:These are chocolate cookies


That is a "chocolate chip cookie", these are chocolate cookies........ :cool:



OK, so if you call cookies biscuits, what do you call biscuits, like in 'biscuits and gravy'??? (see 2nd pic)

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Re: The MAH BP comp.

Postby ArchFluffy » Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:08 pm

I got to the range today for the BP shoot.

I sucked too much. It was so bad. Oh wow! :oops:

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Postby Niner » Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:38 pm

Arch... just call that practice. You can try again without any penalty. Right.... Duncan?
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Postby DuncaninFrance » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:56 am

The only limit is the number of targets you submit - shoot as many as you can afford Arch :lol: :lol:


As for Biscuits v Cookies..............

biscuit
n noun
1 British a small, flat, crisp unleavened cake. ØNorth American a small, soft round cake like a scone.
2 porcelain or other pottery which has been fired but not glazed.
3 a light brown colour.
4 Carpentry a small flat piece of wood used to join two larger pieces of wood together, fitting into slots in each.

PHRASES
take the biscuit (or chiefly North American cake) informal be the most remarkable or foolish of its kind.

DERIVATIVES
biscuity adjective

ORIGIN
Middle English: from Old French bescuit, based on Latin bis 'twice' + coctus, past participle of coquere 'to cook' (because biscuits were originally cooked in a twofold process: first baked and then dried out


cookie
n noun (plural cookies)
1 North American a sweet biscuit.
2 informal a person of a specified kind: she's a tough cookie.
3 Scottish a plain bun.
4 Computing a packet of data sent by an Internet server to a browser and used to identify the user or track their access to the server.

PHRASES
that's the way the cookie crumbles informal, chiefly North American that's the situation, and it must be accepted, however undesirable.

ORIGIN
C18: from Dutch koekje 'little cake', diminutive of koek.


And how on EARTH you can describe that as Gray Vern, I just don't know.................Gravy is BROWN and is served with meat - that looks like plain scones with liquidized catlit :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Postby Niner Delta » Fri Mar 28, 2014 6:19 pm

Even our dictionaries don't agree................ :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

So I'm going to guess that biscuits and gravy is not as popular on your side of the pond.... :cool:
You may not like the looks of the white gravy with sausage, but if you ever tasted it,
I'm sure you would like it. Just ask Robert, he lives in the South, home of biscuits and gravy....


One of my favorite things for breakfast is a split biscuit with a sausage patty on each half, scrambled
or poached eggs on top of that and covered with the white sausage gravy. Many restaurants have it
on their menu and some call it "Country Benedict". I'm getting hungry just writing this........... :D

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bis·cuit
noun \ˈbis-kət\

: a small, light roll that is eaten as part of a meal

plural biscuits also biscuit

Full Definition of BISCUIT
1
a : any of various hard or crisp dry baked products: as (1) British : cracker 4 (2) British : cookie
b : a small quick bread made from dough that has been rolled out and cut or dropped from a spoon

2
a: earthenware or porcelain after the first firing and before glazing

3
a : a light grayish-yellowish brown
b : a grayish yellow



cook·ie
noun \ˈku̇-kē\

: a sweet baked food that is usually small, flat, and round and is made from flour and sugar

computers : a file that may be added to your computer when you visit a Web site and that contains information about you (such as an identification code or a record of the Web pages you have visited)

plural cook·ies

Full Definition of COOKIE

1
a : a small flat or slightly raised cake

2
a : an attractive woman <a buxom French cookie who haunts the … colony's one night spot — Newsweek>
b : person, guy <a tough cookie>

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cookie : a small file or part of a file stored on a World Wide Web user's computer, created and subsequently read by a Web site server, and containing personal information (as a user identification code, customized preferences, or a record of pages visited)
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Postby Niner » Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:56 pm

Vern, there are some around where I live that like Tomato Gravy and biscuits... no white gravy. The only time I remember eating white gravy with sausage chunks was during my time in the Army. It was basically white, about half lard, gravy with little chunks of ground mystery meat in it poured over a flat biscuit about the texture of a chunk of dry wall. You remember what we called it , don't you? S. O. S. And that stood for ........well you remember.
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Postby Niner Delta » Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:32 pm

I always thought that biscuits and gravy was a Southern tradition, and that's where it came
from. Well live and learn........


Yup, the SOS goes back to WWII when the guys on ships got chipped beef in the
white gravy on toast and they called it SOS. I do remember the stuff you are talking about,
and I did like it. Of course the Army food depended on which base you were at, Aberdeen Proving
Grounds, MD was the best, then Schofield Barracks, HI, then Redstone Arsenal, AL, then
Ft. Lewis, WA, and last was FT. Sill, OK. And naturally even lower than that was RVN.
But those are the only places I can give an opinion of the food............. :cool:

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Postby Niner » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:02 pm

So... we were getting ground up beef in that lard? Well... I don't think I ever made much of an attempt at eating it, whatever it was. I know there was lard in it because I was on KP one day in basic training and saw a cook mixing it up. I wonder if the military has dietitians now days that try to cut down on the early build up of clogged arteries? :loco:

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