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by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 4:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic Area
Topic: New Weapon for our troops? 4 T.C. and a few others
Replies: 165
Views: 7280

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This looks like a modification of a weapon which has been around for awhile.
An earlier version was used in the movie "Dogs of War" back in the early '80s.
by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 4:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic Area
Topic: Guns vs. Police Departments
Replies: 188
Views: 5494

I also don't feel the Second Amendment to the Constitution gives me the right to own a gun. I'm not now, nor have I ever been, a member of a "well regulated militia". Just my opinion and I respect the opinions of my learned colleagues on BN who disagree. Carry on. You need to do a little more resea...
by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 4:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic Area
Topic: Guns vs. Police Departments
Replies: 188
Views: 5494

I also don't feel the Second Amendment to the Constitution gives me the right to own a gun. I'm not now, nor have I ever been, a member of a "well regulated militia". Just my opinion and I respect the opinions of my learned colleagues on BN who disagree. Carry on. You need to do a little more resea...
by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 3:22 pm
Forum: Changes in Latitudes
Topic: Key West
Replies: 65
Views: 3517

Bad news folks, seems tourist are being ordered to leave the Keys due to the projected path of Dennis... Here comes Dennis!!! Hope we don't have any BN's in the Keys on vacation! Good luck to all those who live down there... http://www.wftv.com/weather/4688919/detail.html I'm going to be really p**...
by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 2:55 pm
Forum: Changes in Latitudes
Topic: Key West
Replies: 65
Views: 3517

Bad news folks, seems tourist are being ordered to leave the Keys due to the projected path of Dennis...
Floridaze wrote:Here comes Dennis!!! Hope we don't have any BN's in the Keys on vacation! Good luck to all those who live down there...

http://www.wftv.com/weather/4688919/detail.html
by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 1:47 pm
Forum: Changes in Latitudes
Topic: Key West
Replies: 65
Views: 3517

Not to worry, she be just over the horizon on this heading... ;)

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by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 12:15 pm
Forum: Changes in Latitudes
Topic: Key West
Replies: 65
Views: 3517

ParrotheadGator wrote:I'm taking the flying boat 1/2 day trip to Dry Tortugas when I get there in a couple weeks :D
Here's one to hold you until you get there... ;)

Landing at Fort Jefferson
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Have fun!
by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 11:51 am
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: lighthouse Video
Replies: 29
Views: 1545

Oops, almost forgot...

The light at Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas National Park
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by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 11:37 am
Forum: Changes in Latitudes
Topic: Key West
Replies: 65
Views: 3517

Once you are in Key West: Take the day trip out to Fort Jefferson (Dry Tortugas National Park) http://www.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/49e6349b21.jpg Here's something to do on the way down US1: Have lunch at Mangrove Mama's at mile marker 20. Try the cracked conch sandwich, a Corona and their key li...
by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 11:15 am
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: lighthouse Video
Replies: 29
Views: 1545

My mom has a huge addiction to lighthouses. Her whole living room is decorated with little wooden lighthouses, lighthouse music boxes and even a lighthouse ceiling fan chain. Her bathroom is also decorated with lighthouses. She would go nuts if I could show her that video. Also, I'm heading down to...
by joe_pyrat
July 7, 2005 9:52 am
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: New Margaritaville FLAVORED tequillas!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1581

:cry: :cry: They aren't selling the flavored tequilas in our area. Wonder why not in TEXAS??? But we did find a bottle in Orlando! :D We have it in Dallas at Sigel's and Centennial so it is available in Texas. I bought some just for fun, but haven't tried it yet. Somehow, flavored tequila seems kin...
by joe_pyrat
July 5, 2005 1:01 pm
Forum: Recipes & Boat Drinks
Topic: Corona plus a shot of RUM
Replies: 50
Views: 10628

Limona Corona 1 bottle Corona® Extra lager 1 oz Bacardi® Limon rum Open the corona. Fill the empty space in the neck in the bottle with the rum. The bottle should be filled to the top. Plug the bottle with your thumb or the palm of your hand. Turn the bottle upside-down so the rum and beer mix. Tur...
by joe_pyrat
July 5, 2005 12:48 am
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: Let's send Jimmy some love . .
Replies: 79
Views: 4488

Thanks Jimmy. No better music to listen to while riding the trades through the Caribbean, or even just driving to work. :wink:
by joe_pyrat
June 30, 2005 4:04 pm
Forum: Recipes & Boat Drinks
Topic: The Truth about Tequila
Replies: 6
Views: 1164

Whish I'd known this when I was in Cabo last January. :(
by joe_pyrat
June 30, 2005 3:53 pm
Forum: Recipes & Boat Drinks
Topic: Margarita Pie
Replies: 3
Views: 962

Re: Margarita Pie

East Texas Parrothead wrote:Hey, Joe_Pyrat....do we have your permission to put this recipe in the 3rd edition of PHRUITCAKES IN THE KITCHEN????
Sure :)
by joe_pyrat
June 30, 2005 12:32 am
Forum: Recipes & Boat Drinks
Topic: Margarita Pie
Replies: 3
Views: 962

Margarita Pie

Margarita Pie - 4 egg yokes - 1 can sweetened condensed milk (14oz) - 1 gram cracker pie crust (9in/6oz) - 1/3 cup fresh squeezed lime juice - 4 teaspoons lime zest - 2 tablespoons tequila oro (gold) - 1 tablespoon triple sec 1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Combine the egg yokes and sweetened c...
by joe_pyrat
June 30, 2005 12:26 am
Forum: Recipes & Boat Drinks
Topic: Margaritaville Conch Fritter Recipe
Replies: 36
Views: 22149

If you are in Key West and want some really good conch fritters, try BO's Fishwagon, corner of Caroline St. & William St. You should also try a cracked conch sandwich. The best I've found is at Mangrove Mama's. Mama's is located at mile marker 20 on US1. If you are coming from the south it kind of s...
by joe_pyrat
June 29, 2005 11:55 pm
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: Naming my boat! HELP ME! =)
Replies: 62
Views: 8469

How about Caribbean Amphibian, from the Jimmy Buffett Kermit the Frog duet? :D
by joe_pyrat
June 24, 2005 5:55 pm
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: The Sirius / Radio Mville Challenge!
Replies: 31
Views: 4753

I run the audio out from my computer through an FM stereo transmitter then tune my stereo receiver to its frequency. It actually sounds better then either of the samples and I can record the concert at the same time. Regarding the samples, sample 1 sounded kind of tinny compared to sample 2. Update:...
by joe_pyrat
June 22, 2005 5:15 pm
Forum: Jimmy Buffett Discussion
Topic: Radio Margaritaville on Sirius is a disappointment
Replies: 75
Views: 11434

Agreed El mojito, and unfortunate; it was the off the wall stuff that made RM fun. A number of times I would hear something, Google the artist's name or the song title, find their web site and buy their CD. Got some really cool trop rock by some obscure artists that way. Unfortunately, this may be a...