reply to post by OtherSideOfTheCoin
Good points all of them O.S., and your star.
I was directed by a geopolitical pundit of some reknown that as history
repeats and the players change, the US is now taking the place of the
City of London during the 30's; and China will be getting the fallout from
us. It seemed a little simplistic; but as things shake out could make
sense, with our supply driven fiascos. "If you build it, make sure they
can afford to come, Milt." Evidently the bastardized quote may be a
I for one have invested in tools of my trade over the last 20 or so years,
in the remote possibility that civilization won't completely melt down--
and survivors look to others who can fix things of wood and metal.
I should say here I'm an accomplished machinist, but have no desire to
haphazardly start carving away at the tube and upper of an AR platform
in order to make the user a human blast wall goin' full auto... once. Yukka.
Let's leave it alone after that for specifics: but for a sideline during the last
G.D. my grandfather the tool maker was also a heck of a shoe maker
and repairman. In fact he confessed to within a few years getting more
work and money at home than when he was sweating at the foundry.
If we do ever get to start again, it will probably be starting small and
individually. Keep your socks dry..