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MJF

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    Since we like guns and coffee, and we like pics, let's make a picture thread.

    Lazy Acres Zen blend and custom 10mm 1911. Gun was built by Ace Custom 45s in 2004. Showing it's new satin black Cerakote finish.

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    I respectfully suggest the thread be renamed so as to be politically correct and all-inclusive.....handguns & hand drinks.
    One of my favorite Wilson's, commander size Professional Elite .45 with heavy tapered cone barrel.
    I like coffee too..... in the morning.

    Something was screwed up with the upload pixelation of photos!


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    roostercogburn98

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    Is any of this Black Rifle Coffee, or just hand gun coffee?
     

    The D

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    Since the rules have already broken I’ll join in. I’ve been getting caffeine headaches really bad for a while so I’ve recently given up/cut waaay back on my coffee intake. Now, a big cup of water and a few vitamin D pills suffice
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    Here as well but with Blocking thrown in. Had Speech Therapy but it didn't work. Finally when I was forced to have to speak to 65 guys every week for a year (Fraternity President), did I finally break the cycle. Like being thrown into deep water and having to learn to swim or drown. I still have problems with words starting with "H" and "I".
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    View attachment 7492271More 8 O’Clock coffe, Colt Single Action Army, a poors Pietta sheriff with grips I made, and real pre-ban sperm whale oil for maintaining my color cased hardening.

    Where does one get this "sperm" oil?

    Living in MA the whaling industry ghosts abound.

    Sperm oil is apparently the most amazing stuff found in nature.

    Im always hoping to enter some garage and find a can of Nyes for the worlds best lube jobs.

    Good on you.
     

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    Where does one get this "sperm" oil?

    Living in MA the whaling industry ghosts abound.

    Sperm oil is apparently the most amazing stuff found in nature.

    Im always hoping to enter some garage and find a can of Nyes for the worlds best lube jobs.

    Good on you.

    Well, it's really hard to come across now, and goes for upwards of $10 an oz. I collected my stash over the years, and it all has slam dunk provenance proving it's pre-ban. I have over 2 gallons of different grades, with the winter pressed being the finest.

    I found it at garage sales, school auctions, clock/watchmakers auctions, and on occasion Ebay. It's fantastic stuff. Makes the guns smell like a queef, but I've grown used to the smell and it brings back fond memories of times I've shot the shit out of those guns. It's actually a wax, and not an oil. It's the best stuff there is for CCH.

    I have dealt in animal products for awhile. You think NFA items are a pain in the ass? Look at the hoops for Ivory (elephant and walrus), tortoise shell, etc. Gotta be careful or you'll get your stuff confiscated and pay some hefty fines or jail, lol.

    I have 3 elephant tusks left after the stupid fucking ivory ban, and I am hoarding them for gun grips and knife handles for myself and family.
     

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    Well, it's really hard to come across now, and goes for upwards of $10 an oz. I collected my stash over the years, and it all has slam dunk provenance proving it's pre-ban. I have over 2 gallons of different grades, with the winter pressed being the finest.

    I found it at garage sales, school auctions, clock/watchmakers auctions, and on occasion Ebay. It's fantastic stuff. Makes the guns smell like a queef, but I've grown used to the smell and it brings back fond memories of times I've shot the shit out of those guns. It's actually a wax, and not an oil. It's the best stuff there is for CCH.

    I have dealt in animal products for awhile. You think NFA items are a pain in the ass? Look at the hoops for Ivory (elephant and walrus), tortoise shell, etc. Gotta be careful or you'll get your stuff confiscated and pay some hefty fines or jail, lol.

    I have 3 elephant tusks left after the stupid fucking ivory ban, and I am hoarding them for gun grips and knife handles for myself and family.

    Bedford Whaling Museum has whale skeleton hanging from the ceiling just as you walk in the door.

    First thing that hits you is the smell. Not anything that will make you retch or anything just a nature smell.

    They have a Rube Goldberg set of downspouts and collectors because the beast still weeps oil from a store bones. It's all collected in a tank.

    Sperm whale oil is entirely different from the other leviathans.

    The whalers that wouldn't go into the "case" to collect the "spermacetti" were specialists. They would sometimes don a cloak made from the skin of the whales cock to do the work.

    I don't get it.

    Would you rather be covered in oil or the giz from inside a whales cock?

    Neither sounds cool to me.

    Stand by for a USMC picture I believe you will like and makes me cry.
     

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    Bedford Whaling Museum has whale skeleton hanging from the ceiling just as you walk in the door.

    First thing that hits you is the smell. Not anything that will make you retch or anything just a nature smell.

    They have a Rube Goldberg set of downspouts and collectors because the beast still weeps oil from a store bones. It's all collected in a tank.

    Sperm whale oil is entirely different from the other leviathans.

    The whalers that wouldn't go into the "case" to collect the "spermacetti" were specialists. They would sometimes don a cloak made from the skin of the whales cock to do the work.

    I don't get it.

    Would you rather be covered in oil or the giz from inside a whales cock?

    Neither sounds cool to me.

    Stand by for a USMC picture I believe you will like and makes me cry.

    I’ve always wanted to visit the whaling museum. The history fascinates me. Dead whales fueled the industrial revolution. Whales better be glad for petroleum products!!

    Sometimes me bed can be considered a whaling platform, but that’s another story altogether.
     

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    Liberia 1990.

    Locals were always bringing us shit to buy.....

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    We didnt buy these. I think they wanted $500. I dont know what the status of the ban was than but there was enough chatter none of us wanted to get involved.

    They sold us all kinds of animals knowing we would buy them and let them go....

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    We kept this one as a pet and than someone from 3/8 poisoned it on us....

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    Didn't buy this guy.....

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    Guessing his skull is all that remains rotting in some jungle on the outskirts of Monrovia.
     

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    I’ve always wanted to visit the whaling museum. The history fascinates me. Dead whales fueled the industrial revolution. Whales better be glad for petroleum products!!

    Sometimes me bed can be considered a whaling platform, but that’s another story altogether.


    The US truly ruled the seas than.

    No sailing country, not even Britain, commercialized the oceans to the extent the young US did. We were THE Saudia Arabia of the day.

    Dwindling whales, earth oil and the Civil War ended that shit so we transitioned to industrialization as you state.

    Great book on it.....Leviathan by Eric Jay Dolin
     

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    Liberia 1990.

    Locals were always bringing us shit to buy.....

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    We didnt buy these. I think they wanted $500. I dont know what the status of the ban was than but there was enough chatter none of us wanted to get involved.

    They sold us all kinds of animals knowing we would buy them and let them go....

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    We kept this one as a pet and than someone from 3/8 poisoned it on us....

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    Didn't buy this guy.....

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    Guessing his skull is all that remains rotting in some jungle on the outskirts of Monrovia.
    That's pretty salty....
     

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    I will look that book up.

    Damn, I'd love to get a set of tusks for $500. Those are small, but would fetch rather substantial money today as is, and way more money when made into other things.

    The worst part about working ivory for me is knowing the value, and looking at the wast produced. I have bags of cut offs that I use, and will continue to use down to the smallest piece for inlays and ornamentation. I have bags of dust I use with epoxy as well. However, I also let a lot of waste go for cheap when ivory was more availabl
     

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    That's pretty salty....


    Crazy to think it.......the world was a much bigger place back than......but shrinking fast.

    Id give two nuts to be there again.....as long as I got some shots to keep the T thing up there enough I didnt grow breasts or pick up a lisp......or worse yet transition into the Navy, any one of which things could happen when you have no balls.
     
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    We bought some monkeys in Afghanistan way back round 2003-04 time. Local kids would sell them for 10 bucks if I remember right
     
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    Oh my, I fear we have derailed the thread. Better go dig some more guns out and put a pot of coffee on.
    Glad to see I'm not the only grocery store coffee drinker on here. After 20 years of mess decks mud, plus the occasional cup now and then, I'm not as discerning. Folger's Black Silk today.
     

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    We bought some monkeys in Afghanistan way back round 2003-04 time. Local kids would sell them for 10 bucks if I remember right


    We had two Pythons in Liberia.

    Kids were told "One bird, one dollar".

    They ate every two or three days, best fed Pythons in Africa.

    One was kind of wild, escaped, slithered up the side of our building.

    Liberian soldier wanted to AK it from the street.

    It fell when it hit the roof line, landing like a wet bag of cement.

    None the worse for wear. We released it to the jungle, it was too wild.

    The other one would slither up behind your back when sitting on the couch.

    They hated the AC we couldn't live without so he sought us out for warmth.
     

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    being a poor, i don't have any fancy coffee on hand, but my daughter bought the mug for me in france when she was on a study abroad trip.
    the handgun is my frankenstein p229, since it is illegal for me to buy a legion here. x-ray3 sights, g10 grips, srt trigger...

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    Anyone recognize this blast from the past:

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    Maybe this will help:
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    It's a rough old gun but kinda cool example of where the modern stuff evolved from. I grew up a few miles from Travis, I used to go over with my dad to trade with him or get parts for 1911's. If your don't know of Travis check out his 1911 builds.