My SWAG arrived - I am no longer one of the Riff-Raff !! ...

By OldER Mycroft ·
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As such I think TR should, as part of the new changes, build a Special Room where all the swag-owners can go and discuss the activities of all the riff-raff.

I am bowled over by TechRepublic's (read Sonja's) generosity and as such, now wish to put something back in. I think a V.I.P. room would go down well with some of us, just to keep the others out.

I'm deliberately posting this in the Tech Questions area as the punters in the discussion area can't earn SWAG (much).

So now that we've lost our little bit of TR in the form of the old Blue Box, how's about a special room instead ??

** We could be the SWOTRs - Swag Owners of TechRepublic !

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Do you need a gun to go with it? <NT>

by w2ktechman In reply to How about Bullet Holes? < ...
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Well I do have a Pair of 400 year old French Dueling Pistols

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to How about Bullet Holes? < ...

The Flintlock type with a Flared Barrel and I naturally Registered these Concealable Firearms when the law changed here. :0

But the Authorities didn't want to know because there was a Made in Taiwan sticker on each Pistol so they must be Replicas right?

Do those count? Perhaps I could show you how they work but you would have to look at the big end to make sure that something comes out. I'll mount one in a Wood Vice and pull a length of string as I'm not about to hold one of those Replicas and fire it. :^0


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Col - Pistols...

by Jellimonsta In reply to How about Bullet Holes? < ...

If they are really French, how do you know they will fire?

They are probably sturdy though. Would have to be if they are French and 400 years old. They would have been dropped so many times I can't imagine.

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Do you really want ME to answer that???

by The Scummy One In reply to How about Bullet Holes? < ...

Ok, hold it with the long barrel pointing towards you.
Look INTO the hole to make sure that everything will fire
properly. THIS IS THE SAFE END...

Now test fire it. You will be totally safe while staring into
the barrel. Make sure that you can see that everything is
functioning properly when it fires.

There, all said and done now :^0

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Well with the right load they should fire

by OH Smeg In reply to How about Bullet Holes? < ...

Though I'm not about to try one out these days with Modern Powder being so much more effective than what was available when these where made.

Ideal Shot Gun type thing though and being Flintlocks I don't see how they couldn't fire that is if anyone is silly enough to actually pull the trigger. I do have Flints for them but no powder or Shot but the Rams Wadding and Powder Horns are in the case along with all the artwork in the barrels they look so pretty that they must be replicas. Honest.

Well that my story and I'm sticking to it as no one is likely to actually use them for anything but display. :^0

Besides I haven't seen them after the move so they are safe where they are hidden with all the unpacked stuff that I can't find anything that I want in. :0


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Right-hand half of SWAG piccie ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to I'm all for it Old Mycrof ...

My Vivitar takes piccies too wide for Photobucket to handle, even when cropped.

TR coffee mug, toolkit & flag:

Why does the TR coffee mug have an in-built 'Dribble Capability'? And before anyone slags me off, I wouldn't hurt a fly - but BORIS would and he lives in the WEB behind my desk! ....So you could say we're both 'on the web'!! :^0

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Ah the coffee stained coffee mug...

by CG IT In reply to Right-hand half of SWAG p ...

Old Boris there in the back..ROFL priceless

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Looks like they forgot

by w2ktechman In reply to Right-hand half of SWAG p ...

a TR mouse pad

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TechRepublic miniature Patriot Missile System ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to I'm all for it Old Mycrof ...

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love the portable Patriot Missle System

by CG IT In reply to TechRepublic miniature P ...


Great Stuff Old Mycroft....

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