Recent Posts

Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 10
1
The Tailgate / Re: Tip of the day
« Last post by bambam on Yesterday at 02:56:48 PM »

 The world is run by insane people for insane objectives. John Lennon
2
The Annual LBL Hunt / Re: Annual LBL Hunt - 2022
« Last post by KySongDog on Yesterday at 09:10:15 AM »
Sorry to hear you won't make it this year, Glen. But I sure hope that doesn't stop Diane from making the trip to LBL.  :biggrin:
3
The Tailgate / Today in history 1-17
« Last post by remrogers on Yesterday at 09:09:27 AM »
1994
January 17
Earthquake rocks Los Angeles

On January 17, 1994, an earthquake rocks Los Angeles, California, killing 54 people and causing billions of dollars in damages. The Northridge quake (named after the San Fernando Valley community near the epicenter) was one of the most damaging in U.S. history.

It was 4:31 a.m. when the 6.7-magnitude quake struck the San Fernando Valley, a densely populated area of Los Angeles located 20 miles northeast of the city’s downtown. With an epicenter 12 miles beneath the earth’s surface, the earthquake caused the collapse of several apartment buildings. At the Northridge Meadows complex, 16 people died, all of whom lived on the first floor, when the weak stucco structure fell down on them as they slept.

Given the strength and location of the earthquake, it was fortunate that the death toll was not far higher. Two key factors were critical in reducing the casualties. First, the quake struck in the middle of the night while nearly everyone was at home in their beds. A mall parking lot in the Valley collapsed, but no one was killed because it was entirely empty. Several highways also suffered critical failures, but only one police officer died, when his vehicle plunged off an overpass. The other key factor was that the city’s building and safety codes were strengthened following the 1971 Sylmar quake that collapsed the San Fernando Veterans Hospital. Every building constructed after the new regulations were implemented stayed intact.

Still, the quake caused a huge amount of property damage over a wide area, especially in the beach community of Santa Monica, even though it was relatively far from the epicenter. As much of Santa Monica stands on soil that is less solid than bedrock, it suffered severe ground movement during the earthquake. The partial collapse of the Santa Monica freeway snarled traffic in Los Angeles for months. All told, it is estimated that the earthquake was responsible for $20 billion in damages.
4
Non Hunting/Fishing Photos / Re: Ever wonder?
« Last post by HaMeR on Yesterday at 07:27:36 AM »
I am with Coyotes-R-Us.  I do wonder about the first people who said, "This just fell out of a chicken's butt.  I think I will eat it."

I wonder about the 1st folks that said,,, well iff'n its gooodnuff fer that little calf why not!!
5
The Annual LBL Hunt / Re: Annual LBL Hunt - 2022
« Last post by HaMeR on Yesterday at 07:03:37 AM »
Not this year. New job. Nagging muscle injury. Can't drive for much more than 2 hours at a time. Gonna miss everybody tho!!
6
The Annual LBL Hunt / Re: Annual LBL Hunt - 2022
« Last post by HaMeR on Yesterday at 07:02:28 AM »
Lord willin and the crick don't rise, I'll be there.

You'll make it Johnny!! Just use the bridge like everybody else does!!  :biggrin: :biggrin:
7
Non Hunting/Fishing Photos / Re: Trespasser!
« Last post by nastygunz on Yesterday at 04:02:10 AM »
You can’t beat the old classic victor mouse traps :yoyo:
8
Non Hunting/Fishing Photos / Re: Trespasser!
« Last post by Hawks Feather on January 16, 2022, 10:00:10 PM »
Jim,
    How much tanning solution do you think that pelt will need?
9
Non Hunting/Fishing Photos / Re: Trespasser!
« Last post by FinsnFur on January 16, 2022, 06:03:57 PM »
Nice pelt!

Sent from my SM-G781U using Tapatalk

10
Non Hunting/Fishing Photos / Re: Trespasser!
« Last post by nastygunz on January 16, 2022, 05:03:07 PM »
Boone & Crockett !   :biggrin:
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 10