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Posted: Apr 8, 2016 - 6:45pm

NAGRA IV-S Tape Recorder

The actual machine used to master several Grateful Dead LP's and their movie....
 
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There's a 19 year old Harris' Hawk who needs a good home.
I wish I could afford to take him as a companion for Tessy
since we lost India. I just don't have enough in the freezer for
Tessy let alone another bird. Dang. Oh well.
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Posted: Nov 23, 2015 - 2:26pm

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looks like fun
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72 Fender Telecaster with dual Humbucker pickups, Mesa Boogie Mark IV amp.
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Posted: Nov 23, 2015 - 4:38am

wouldn't mind one of these if it didn't cost too much. 
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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 1:02pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

So who handles Firearms now? 

If it's just booze & t'backy they'll have more time on their hands to hunt us down like the dogs we are.  

 

  With all the budget cuts lately they probably have more than can handle already and are spread too thin to be much of a threat.
 
 


 
 Remember these are government workers we're talking about.

 


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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 12:41pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

So who handles Firearms now? 

If it's just booze & t'backy they'll have more time on their hands to hunt us down like the dogs we are.  

 
Hmm, didn't know that:
"The goal of ATF's Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Programs in order to target, identify, and dismantle criminal enterprises with ties to violent crime, that traffic illicit liquor or contraband tobacco in interstate commerce; seize and deny their access to assets and funds; and prevent their encroachment into the legitimate alcohol or tobacco industry.
 As of January 24, 2003, The U.S. Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB), is responsible for all inquiries in regards to the manufacture, wholesale and importation of alcohol and tobacco, regulating the alcohol and tobacco industries and Special Occupational Tax (SOT) and the collection of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Ammunition Excise Taxes imposed on manufactures and importers of these products."

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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 12:35pm

 islander wrote:

they are now just the TBB (www.tbb.gov) - Tax and Trade Bureau. But they did leave the sins in the logo:





 
So who handles Firearms now? 

If it's just booze & t'backy they'll have more time on their hands to hunt us down like the dogs we are.  
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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 12:22pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Just the herbal extracts, then. You don't ferment those, you just simmer them and capture the steam. At least that's what you tell ATF. One letter removed from WTF. Probably why they're BATF now.

 
they are now just the TBB (www.tbb.gov) - Tax and Trade Bureau. But they did leave the sins in the logo:




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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 12:17pm

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You can burn it in your car too. But even denatured spirits have many rules including keeping run reports and inventories of materials and reporting regularly. I think you have to have a registered still to make those reports. 

Here's a quick summary of the requirements: http://www.ttb.gov/spirits/regs/27cfrpart019.htm

I didn't trust that I would be able to stay on the right side of all of that stuff. In the end, apparently I am not a gangster.

 
Just the herbal extracts, then. You don't ferment those, you just simmer them and capture the steam. At least that's what you tell ATF. One letter removed from WTF. Probably why they're BATF now.
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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 11:49am

 islander wrote:

Practically: yes. Legally: No. If you apply heat to a wash and separate the contents, you are distilling and even if you mix it all back together in the end, you have still distilled in the eyes of the law. And there is an entire division of the government that is intended to watch and regulate this behavior. 

You can run it through a filter though. That is legal and does work to remove impurities as well. But the time, energy and materials involved aren't really worth it unless it's a hobby. Just buy the good stuff.  

 
that's my problem

i just go out and buy it

and by it i mean scotch, rum and vodka on occasion

 
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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 11:24am

 miamizsun wrote:

not that this may make sense

is it possible to buy inexpensive whiskey and distill it again?

i'm not an expert on the distilling process

would this not remove/separate remaining impurities?


 
Practically: yes. Legally: No. If you apply heat to a wash and separate the contents, you are distilling and even if you mix it all back together in the end, you have still distilled in the eyes of the law. And there is an entire division of the government that is intended to watch and regulate this behavior. 

You can run it through a filter though. That is legal and does work to remove impurities as well. But the time, energy and materials involved aren't really worth it unless it's a hobby. Just buy the good stuff.  
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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 11:19am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
Distill herbal remedies. Bay rum aftershave. Keep receipts for those ingredients. Buy corn from a farmer. 

 
You can burn it in your car too. But even denatured spirits have many rules including keeping run reports and inventories of materials and reporting regularly. I think you have to have a registered still to make those reports. 

Here's a quick summary of the requirements: http://www.ttb.gov/spirits/regs/27cfrpart019.htm

I didn't trust that I would be able to stay on the right side of all of that stuff. In the end, apparently I am not a gangster.
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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 11:18am

 Red_Dragon wrote:

Only if you use a Knikken Knokken Wm-78v Sublimated Sorensen Filter!

 
I had one of those but the FAA jammed it and now it only works as a bird call.
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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 11:16am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

If you charcoal-filter whiskey, does it become vodka? 

 
Only if you use a Knikken Knokken Wm-78v Sublimated Sorensen Filter!
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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 11:13am

 miamizsun wrote:

not that this may make sense

is it possible to buy inexpensive whiskey and distill it again?

i'm not an expert on the distilling process

would this not remove/separate remaining impurities?


 
for the home user I expect it would probably re-introduce more impurities. I was looking at a still that advised starting with wine or some other product that had already fermented a bit. I dunno.

If you charcoal-filter whiskey, does it become vodka? 
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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 11:08am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
Distill herbal remedies. Bay rum aftershave. Keep receipts for those ingredients. Buy corn from a farmer. 

 
not that this may make sense

is it possible to buy inexpensive whiskey and distill it again?

i'm not an expert on the distilling process

would this not remove/separate remaining impurities?



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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 11:00am

Distill herbal remedies. Bay rum aftershave. Keep receipts for those ingredients. Buy corn from a farmer. 
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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 - 10:58am

 Red_Dragon wrote:
Probably true.

I love Big Brother.
 

you and yours, i love (too sappy?)

big brother, no

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