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Thirteen Year Old Boy
« on: July 01, 2019, 11:53:25 am »
I am convinced that lurking just below the mature facade of a grown man is the mentality of a thirteen year old boy.  We spend mental energy each day ensuring that the boy submits to the will of the man, and most of our behavior suggests that we have outgrown that awkward and irrational stage of life.

But sometimes...

Sometimes he gets out.  Just for a few minutes.  And when we finally cage him again we are left wondering about ourselves.

My inner thirteen year old got out last Thursday.



No, I haven't been to the range with it yet.  In addition to the 50 AE barrel, I have a 44 mag barrel and a 429 DE barrel.  Brass is en route from starline and reloading dies for 50 are in hand with 429 DE dies also on the way.

Any other Desert Eagle owners out there with advice?
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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #1 on: July 01, 2019, 05:33:26 pm »
    I think there's supposed to be a picture, but it didn't load.

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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #2 on: July 01, 2019, 05:54:18 pm »
    Make sure you practice your awesome one liners so you have something cool to say every time you fire it.
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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #3 on: July 02, 2019, 09:09:01 am »
    Usually, the key is to making sure the thirteen year old doesn't get to your wallet...

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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #4 on: July 02, 2019, 12:07:46 pm »
    Ever since we moved to our new hosts, they have implemented code that doesn't allow http image hosts.

    http://fellingfamily.net/images/deagle.jpg
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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #5 on: July 02, 2019, 02:29:12 pm »
    Ever since we moved to our new hosts, they have implemented code that doesn't allow http image hosts.

    http://fellingfamily.net/images/deagle.jpg


    How are you putting in the link? I didn't have any problems with my thread...

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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #6 on: July 02, 2019, 02:40:23 pm »
    What no gold plating or shiney chrome?
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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #7 on: July 02, 2019, 10:57:22 pm »
    Hey, at least it wasn't a motorcycle .  .  .    :coffee
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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #8 on: July 03, 2019, 09:47:56 am »
    How are you putting in the link? I didn't have any problems with my thread...

    Same as I always have.  What is happening is links that are input as "HTTP://" are being changed to "HTTPS://".  My server doesn't have a cert or respond on port 443, so images I host won't show here.

    Hey, at least it wasn't a motorcycle .  .  .    :coffee

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    « Reply #9 on: July 03, 2019, 09:55:14 am »
    Is your site cohosted, or do you host it?

    If you admin it, zerossl does a reliable free ssl cert.  If it's cohoested, ssl should be pretty easy to get turned on. It's worth it, if you want to use a space and keep it private.

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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #10 on: July 03, 2019, 08:25:26 pm »
    Hey, at least it wasn't a motorcycle .  .  .    :coffee

    Not cool  :-[ ...  :hide .
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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #11 on: July 04, 2019, 01:33:02 am »
    Hey, you do realize that most motorcycle magazines are purchased by teen aged boys, right?   :cool 

     
    Same as I always have.  What is happening is links that are input as "HTTP://" are being changed to "HTTPS://".  My server doesn't have a cert or respond on port 443, so images I host won't show here.

    Uhhh....I already have four.
    I rest my case.   :coffee   
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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #12 on: July 04, 2019, 03:13:23 pm »
    I always was intrigued by the caliber conversions on the D-eagle.  After watching a scrawny little guy shoot the .44 mag version, almost as controllable as the pistol grip shotgun he was also shooting, I lost most interest in them. Should be fun to play with, both shooting and loading.
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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #13 on: August 17, 2019, 01:53:49 pm »
    I am convinced that lurking just below the mature facade of a grown man is the mentality of a thirteen year old boy.  We spend mental energy each day ensuring that the boy submits to the will of the man, and most of our behavior suggests that we have outgrown that awkward and irrational stage of life.

    But sometimes...

    Sometimes he gets out.  Just for a few minutes.  And when we finally cage him again we are left wondering about ourselves.

    My inner thirteen year old got out last Thursday.



    No, I haven't been to the range with it yet.  In addition to the 50 AE barrel, I have a 44 mag barrel and a 429 DE barrel.  Brass is en route from starline and reloading dies for 50 are in hand with 429 DE dies also on the way.

    Any other Desert Eagle owners out there with advice?

    Not any advice but I feel you. Local store had a .44 one day and offered it to me $800 out the door. Put it on layaway and when I went to pay it off, they brought out a .357 version that they just took in. So it went on layaway. Not very practical but I’d always wanted one. Both of mine really like Hornady XTP loads so there’s some advice I guess.


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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #14 on: August 17, 2019, 03:21:22 pm »
    Not any advice but I feel you. Local store had a .44 one day and offered it to me $800 out the door. Put it on layaway and when I went to pay it off, they brought out a .357 version that they just took in. So it went on layaway. Not very practical but I’d always wanted one. Both of mine really like Hornady XTP loads so there’s some advice I guess.


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    My rule in order to remain practical and financially responsible is that I have to be able to conceal carry it. Could one carry a desert eagle in a shoulder holster? If so, then perhaps I could buy one. I imagine .357 magnum would be a dream to shoot through one  :cool .
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #15 on: August 17, 2019, 04:52:16 pm »
    My rule in order to remain practical and financially responsible is that I have to be able to conceal carry it. Could one carry a desert eagle in a shoulder holster? If so, then perhaps I could buy one. I imagine .357 magnum would be a dream to shoot through one  :cool .

    I made a shoulder rig for a Desert Eagle once, it was for a huge dude who lived about 100 miles from here. When I say huge he was probably 6'10 and around 350lbs but not at all fat. His hands fit the gun IE it didn't look large by scale to him. And in a shoulder rig it looked perfectly normal on him, on me it looked like I was attempting to be an Anime character.

    So it's certainly possible but depends on the size of the person;)

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    « Reply #16 on: August 17, 2019, 05:06:43 pm »
    I made a shoulder rig for a Desert Eagle once, it was for a huge dude who lived about 100 miles from here. When I say huge he was probably 6'10 and around 350lbs but not at all fat. His hands fit the gun IE it didn't look large by scale to him. And in a shoulder rig it looked perfectly normal on him, on me it looked like I was attempting to be an Anime character.

    So it's certainly possible but depends on the size of the person;)

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    I'm a foot shorter than him and weigh less than half of his weight. Perhaps my previous comment was just a passing fancy  :rotfl .
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    « Reply #17 on: August 17, 2019, 05:09:39 pm »
    To a degree it's the same answer as can you carry a 500 S&W, yes it's possible;)

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    « Reply #18 on: August 17, 2019, 05:32:24 pm »
    To a degree it's the same answer as can you carry a 500 S&W, yes it's possible;)

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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: Thirteen Year Old Boy
    « Reply #19 on: August 17, 2019, 05:53:20 pm »
    I'm a foot shorter than him and weigh less than half of his weight. Perhaps my previous comment was just a passing fancy  :rotfl .
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