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Thinking about Jack

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by norton, May 24, 2014.


  1. norton

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    Out at the range this am on a perfect spring day. Shooting my flintlock, I thought about Jack G while watching the smoke roll over the firing line.
    Hoping that up in heaven, Jack is
    -Operating a 1050 that never runs out of primers.
    -Smiling at the ladies who think he is more charming then Elvis.
    -His joints running smoother then the ball bearings on a Rolls Royce.
    -And he is positively, 100% pain free.

    Happy Memorial Day my friend.
     

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  2. unclebob

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    Well said..

    I was thinking about him earlier today as well.
     
  4. SJ 40

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    Thanks for his wit and wisdom over the years,RIP Jack. SJ 40
     
  5. Boxerglocker

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    I was doing the same... Looked at my Avatar signature today, drawn to perhaps changing it but just didn't feel right.
    Hope you're doing well up there Jack, actually I know you are.
     
  6. Colorado4Wheel

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    I must have told a story about Jack 3 times last night.
     
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    It was the admission that you are loading unique, Then jack just comes naturally after that. Jack rip, never. He's causing trouble some where.:supergrin:
     
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  8. SJ 40

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    I was reloading the other day using Unique and the first thing I thought of was Jack. SJ 40
     
  9. FLSlim

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    Nice thoughts!

    Funny how somebody I've never met face-to-face, makes such an impression. I do miss his "unique" sense of humor-not to mention great insight on reloading issues-on the GT reloading subforum.
     
  10. Colorado4Wheel

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    Actually, It's because Jack badgered me for months to learn how too 2-Step and not just hang out with the guys and shoot guns. Last night I had 3 Ladies ask me "How did you get into dancing" So it's all because of Jack. Jack LITERALLY changed my life. I am not the same person as a result of him.
     
  11. OdinIII

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    One of the great things about forums such as this is that you get exposure to many exceptional people such as Jack who you would never know in real life. I never met him and I doubt I ever even posted in a thread with him but I always read every posy I saw of his and realized that he was a special person whom I wish I had the opportunity to know. RIP Jack.
     
  12. PhantomF4E

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    A line from the old Vince Gill song . As long as you remember him, he'll always be around . We already know Jack had everything he needed up there . If there was not a well stocked reloading bench and a dance floor up there , there would have been a war in heaven not seen since Lucifer himself was cast down ! RIP Jack , we remember your keen wit and your good heart ( buried underneath several layers of crust !!) Too many people didn't get the guy , their loss .
     
  13. dougader

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    Lots of good memories of Jack. Amen.
     
  14. G36_Me

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    +1. Thank you Jack
     
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  15. DoctaGlockta

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    I can't not help thinking about Jack often. Whether it is knowing that I need to pick up that load of wheel weights at the tire shop, loading some Unique, looking at my unopened can of Kroil, watching an episode of Magnum PI. I still have a copy of his book in my office that I need to read one day.
     
  16. n2extrm

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    Yeah The guy just runs through your mind. He was a character and he had a lot f character. I was in the safe last weekend putting away the M1 and looked at my muzzle loader and thought about him. He was a huge help when I was trying to learn about black powder. Actually he was huge help on a lot of thing that cam up.

    I haven't been here as much lately, part because life has gotten busy and part because I miss his posts.
     
  17. ChrisJn

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    I have on occasion been on the receiving end of his quick wit and vicious humor and I miss him too. RIP.