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#1 Murray

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Posted 13 January 2005 - 01:33 PM

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...and then I have this vision of Murray in a straw hat, colorful tropical shirt...lush New Zealand mountain vegetation all around...sunny back yard of that beautiful house on the far side of the earth...all very quiet...Irish Sword Thompson cradled under his right arm...Borchardt in his left hand...faint Mona Lisa smile. Then both triggers are squeezed, lead flies, drum empties, hosing down an attacking Osama bin Laden paper target. A thin, cordite cloud protectively hovers over the nitrocellulose-perfumed ambience. It's quiet again, in a land of reasonable laws, which do not yet villify anybody harmlessly and peaceably enjoying this, without bothering anybody else...Murray goes back into the house to get more Thompsons to test.


You know Phil, I did not realise how close you were to the truth!



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Now which spare parts cleaning kit will I use first!

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Posted 13 January 2005 - 05:36 PM

Geez Murray!...nice pair!!!...never thought I would say that to another guy... wink.gif
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#3 full auto 45

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Posted 13 January 2005 - 06:02 PM

Murray old buddy, you must be working to hard these days. You can't even hold up those old Colt's with a Colt "C" drum in them! Have Jan take a better clearer picture with your feet resting on the rail and I'll post it on my site! Email it to me. Take care in that warm weather. I am really starting to hate this rain bullshit. I've been pumping basement water for a week now! Wish it were snow, it would be as high as a camels nuts!
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Posted 13 January 2005 - 06:52 PM

Nice biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif Real Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#5 Phil Askew

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Posted 13 January 2005 - 07:13 PM

Mike, you really know the height of a Camels Nuts? Nice pic Murray!!!!!!!!
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Posted 13 January 2005 - 09:45 PM

Murray,

I tried to post this morning, but was at a loss for words.

Fantastic guns! Keep em oiled and dry.
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Posted 13 January 2005 - 10:30 PM

Phil, it's about a foot higher then the beer cans we pile up in Granville. Just from a observation at the zoo.
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Posted 13 January 2005 - 11:42 PM

Is this heaven?
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Posted 14 January 2005 - 08:54 AM

.. I bet Murray has a extra room in that house .... Party at Murray's house ... Who's in ???


Murray .... VERY nice picture .... this winter is here is up and down, I wish, I was there ....

And Hey, If your ever in the market for a Nanny for your Thompsons, I'm the perosn for the job ..


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Posted 14 January 2005 - 09:33 AM

That's it! I'm moving to N.Z.!!!
With the insect life waiting to be explored and the thompsons
at the ready, it must be paradise!
Cool shot Murray!
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Posted 14 January 2005 - 06:49 PM

Had to do a quick double-take .....thought for an instant it was a colorized pic of Papa Hemingway sitting on the porch of his Villa in Havana!!! wink.gif

But on closer inspection, you do bear a close resemblance to Ernest Borgnine!

Murray, that pic becomes you! It is Wonderful!!

Mind if I make it my new screensaver?? cool.gif

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Posted 14 January 2005 - 08:20 PM

Heaven should look like that, a thompson would make a suitable replacement for a harp!
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Posted 14 January 2005 - 11:16 PM

Well Murray, I just replaced my desktop (a beautiful wench) with your mug!! ohmy.gif blink.gif You have a better pair!!! laugh.gif laugh.gif Regards, Walter
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Posted 15 January 2005 - 12:39 AM

Whats that stuff in your lap?

Has Gordo been sending you stuff?


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#15 Murray

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Posted 15 January 2005 - 04:53 AM

I wondered how long it would take you all to notice the little black metal tins. tongue.gif
By the way, here is my neighbour John sunning him self on the deck also.

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Oh, it's going to be a long hot summer.

Enjoy. rolleyes.gif
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Posted 15 January 2005 - 06:23 AM

and I can't even afford just one....... sad.gif

(sniff)!

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Posted 15 January 2005 - 07:05 AM

It looks toasty warm there on your deck!! cool.gif I currently read 12 degrees F, in Lockport, N.Y.! blink.gif Perhaps you could part with a few of your 'heaters.' laugh.gif Best, Walter

P.S. The only problem is that they are illegal in New York. :-( No wonder it is so darn cold here!!! ph34r.gif
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Posted 15 January 2005 - 07:39 AM

Ok now I'm not happy anymore, was I ever? here is what we have, or had 2 weeks ago. Went from this to 9" of rain. Murray, get my room ready! Then the rain is freezing now at 18 degrees.

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Posted 15 January 2005 - 08:03 AM

This Winter is a bit rough. Yesterday with all the rain the temperature dropped into the 60s. ohmy.gif
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Posted 15 January 2005 - 09:00 AM

I gotta admit, every time I look at that photo, the first thing I think is that's one hell of a security system! biggrin.gif

Nice pics!
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