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Kansas-Nebraska Rendezvous
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Anasazi Free Trappers Rendezvous
Apr. 26-29, St. George, UT

Chief Black Dog's Trail Muzzleloader Club Spring Rendezvous
Apr. 27-29, Oswego, KS

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Apr. 27-29, Fort Davis, TX

11th Annual Bledsoes Fort Colonial Fair
May. 04-06, Castalian Springs, TN

Camp Dubois Spring Rendezvous
May 5-6, Wood River, IL

Plainsmen Black Powder Club Rendezvous
May 19-21, Kindred, ND

Lancaster Restoration Rendezvous
May 24-28, Fort Lupton, CO

Paul Bunyan Plainsmen Rendezvous
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Fort Crevecoeur Spring Rendezvous
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Trapper Days Rendezvous
Sept. 6-9, Fort Lupton, CO

White Oak Society Rendezvous
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Hunters Widows Rendezvous
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  • At the heart of liberalism really is a hatred for God and a belief that government should replace God....Just Ask KATHY GRIFFIN!

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  • Teddy Roosevelt said that "to anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth."

Dick’s Sporting Goods employees quit over gun policy … and they don’t go quietly.
by Samantha Chang

Two employees of Dick’s Sporting Goods store resigned after the company caved to anti-Second Amendment rhetoric by raising the minimum age requirement to buy a long gun to 21 from 18.

Alexander DeGarmo, 20, quit after he realized that under the new policy announced by CEO Edward Stack, he would not be able to purchase an item he sold as a sales associate.

“Until Edward Stack came out with these absolutely arbitrary and insane rules I had no issue [working there],” DeGarmo told Fox News. Another employee, 20-year-old hunter Griffin McCullar, resigned from Dick’s Sporting Goods citing similar reasons.

Dick’s Sporting Goods has been under fire from liberals demanding stricter gun control in the wake of the Valentine’s Day school at a Parkland, Florida, high school by 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz.

But DeGarmo said the solution is not more gun legislation (since criminals disregard laws anyway), but teaching responsible gun ownership. He also called for more mental-health intervention. Reports show that local police and the FBI repeatedly ignored multiple credit tips alerting them that Cruz was mentally unstable and had repeatedly threatened to shoot up a school.

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Kathy Griffin's Jesus remark cut from Emmy show
“A lot of people come up here and thank Jesus for this award. I want you to know that no one had less to do with this award than Jesus,” an exultant Griffin said, holding up her statuette. “Suck it, Jesus. This award is my god now.”

Effingham County now a 'sanctuary' for gun owners

Schumer's shutdown reveals: Democrats will destroy America just to spite Trump

Former NPR CEO opens up about liberal media bias

The governor of Colorado, John Hickenlooper, a died in the wool liberal democrat, stated that since he legalized the sale of marijuana, the opioid use has gone down 6 percent, his statistics! Of course this is coming from another lying politician to cover his ass for the increase in drug usage, increase in crime, increase in traffic deaths, need I say more?!

Dear readers, the LEFT WING LIBERALS will be the destruction of this great nation! They do everything in their power to discredit and blame this great Country for the ills of the world!
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Internal Lock Polishing: $45.xx. CVA/Traditions/Siler/L&R locks only. I will polish all moving/mating surfaces and lock plate for a smooth grit free feel. This speeds up lock time and makes it butter smooth.
Trigger Polishing: $20.xx. Work would include the internals of the lock, the double set triggers MUST be polished fora smooth crisp, grit free feel!
Accuracy Bedding: $60.xx. Needed just like a center fire, your wood stock muzzle loader is actually prone to the tang screw/s loosening due to the weaker wood actually pulling the metal parts up and into the wood under heavy recoil! Loose tang screws are a dead giveaway of this happening only after a few shots, killing your accuracy.
Wet Weather soaking your wood stock also is a common problem. "In order to do the job correctly you will have to send your complete muzzle loader so I can bed all parts as one for the best accuracy possible."
Coning the Muzzle: $35.xx. This procedure in present day is known as "coning”. It was known in the 19th century as a "relieved" muzzle and also as a "funneled" muzzle. Once the rifle has been “coned” it can be loaded rather easily without using the short starter.
Barrel Browning: $65.xx. I use nothing but the best to brown all muzzle loader barrels. It’s a slow process which generally takes 3 to 5 days to complete properly. This included sights, tang, screws, etc. If it deals with the barrel/attachment. It is included in the price.
Browning Accessories: Contact for price! Butt plate, trigger guard, nose cap, patch box, Etc. Just let me know what all you have and I will work on a price for you.
Stock Refinish: $125.xx. Have an old beauty of a muzzle loader but the stock is looking a little beat up? No problem! All finishes are hand rubbed from the low gloss, matte to high mirror gloss, I can do it in whatever finish you want. Walnut normally does NOT get stained unless the owner wants it reddish or almost black. Good walnut normally never needs staining.
Brush the Brass: $25.xx. To rid that beautiful rifle of yours and that ugly shiny cheap looking brass, I can also provide a Brushed look to your rifles furniture that will age nicely and cut that cheap shininess out! Stop scaring game with that mirror! It’s a hunting rifle, not a beauty pageant!

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  • “Criminals love gun control -- it makes their jobs safer."

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Comment From The MountainGnome: Folks, as you know the most important tool for the back woodsman/mountainman is his muzzleloader!

  • "Only a government that is afraid of its citizens tries to control them!"
The above states DO NOT recognize any other states concealed carry permits! Until they change their SOCIALIST/COMMUNIST agenda's, we at the MountainGnome ask you the hunter, fisherman, sportsman to spend your money elsewhere!


Folks, here are some great books to read, while relaxing in the evening........

Buy Today...Great Reading!! Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich
by Peter Schweizer (Author)


In 2000, Bill and Hillary Clinton owed millions of dollars in legal debt. Since then, they’ve earned over $130 million. Where did the money come from? Most people assume that the Clintons amassed their wealth through lucrative book deals and high-six figure fees for speaking gigs. Now, Peter Schweizer shows who is really behind those enormous payments.

In his New York Times bestselling books Extortion and Throw Them All Out, Schweizer detailed patterns of official corruption in Washington that led to congressional resignations and new ethics laws. In Clinton Cash, he follows the Clinton money trail, revealing the connection between their personal fortune, their “close personal friends,” the Clinton Foundation, foreign nations, and some of the highest ranks of government.

Schweizer reveals the Clinton’s troubling dealings in Kazakhstan, Colombia, Haiti, and other places at the “wild west” fringe of the global economy. In this blockbuster exposé, Schweizer merely presents the troubling facts he’s uncovered. Meticulously researched and scrupulously sourced, filled with headline-making revelations, Clinton Cash raises serious questions of judgment, of possible indebtedness to an array of foreign interests, and ultimately, of fitness for high public office.

NOTE: Folks, every book I review on The MountainGnome, I have read and give my honest opinion. This book is excellent reading and exciting (IMO)!


JUST RELEASED! B9 2.0 Life force Unit
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From One Of Our Customers:
Tony Phillips from Orlando Florida
Hi Stan!
I just wanted to tell you that I received the new B9 lighting & sound kit in the mail yesterday, and plugged it in for a test last night. It was amazingly cool, man!!! I'm really glad I paid for all your hard work, especially on this new version 2! Putting all the small, colored chest LEDs right on the board, and using the fine wire with the "brain LEDs" attached is a real time-saver for me! And not having to deal with fiber optics at all? Yes, thank you! ;-)

For a guy like me, with limited knowledge of electronics (yet I love to see them in models) and how to put all this together, I think this is the only way I could ever add this level of technology to my robot model. I'm so thankful that you are out there providing great lighting & sound kits for your fellow model-builders! You are very much appreciated.

Thanks sooooo much, Stan!!! :-D>

Super Simple Kits. Custom Built in the USA.

Designed to plug into the chest of the 1/6 scale Moebius B9 model.

New! For those of you that do not want sound, just the chest lights, see that version for sale at end of page. Click here!

Update : 3-27-18 For those of you that purchase the Mechanical sound board, the main B9 sound board will have only the voice. Those without the Mechanical soundboard will have it in the background of B9's voice.

In the true tradition of E/FX™, Starling proudly introduces our latest Plug-N-Play Life Force Light and Sound kit, The B9 2.0 Life force Unit.

Completely designed to fit and bring the most Life like effects to the Moebius 1/6 B9 Robot, there is no better or easier way to add light and sound to your model.

Built Heavy Duty with top quality components for longevity, our boards will last for generations. Powered by 4.5v battery power. Rechargeable 3xAAA batteries were tested and lasted 22hrs running continuously. All kits are completely tested before packaging.

There is no soldering and no need to add any other lighting as they are all set up in this kit.

Our miniature circuit board plugs right into the chest and provides many effects that are listed below including our "No show " switch or pushbutton design.



  • "When they come for your guns, give them the ammo first!"
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NOTE: We will no longer suggest Colorado, or any other state that legalized the sale of illegal drugs, as a hunting, skiing, vacation destination without warning you of the consequences!
Due to the legalization of drugs in the state: increases in crime, drug related shootings, increasing traffic deaths, increasing hit & run incidents, we feel your vacations are better spent elsewhere!!


Uncle Sam: If It Ends in .Com, It's .Seizable
by David Kravets
When U.S. authorities shuttered sports-wagering site last week, it raised eyebrows across the net because the domain name was registered with a Canadian company, ostensibly putting it beyond the reach of the U.S. government. Working around that, the feds went directly to VeriSign, a U.S.-based internet backbone company that has the contract to manage the coveted .com and other "generic" top-level domains.

EasyDNS, an internet infrastructure company, protested that the "ramifications of this are no less than chilling and every single organization branded or operating under .com, .net, .org, .biz etc. needs to ask themselves about their vulnerability to the whims of U.S. federal and state lawmakers."

But despite EasyDNS and others' outrage, the U.S. government says it's gone that route hundreds of times. Furthermore, it says it has the right to seize any .com, .net and .org domain name because the companies that have the contracts to administer them are based on United States soil, according to Nicole Navas, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman.

The controversy highlights the unique control the U.S. continues to hold over key components of the global domain name system, and rips a Band-Aid off a historic sore point for other nations. A complicated web of bureaucracy and Commerce Department-dictated contracts signed in 1999 established that key domains would be contracted out to Network Solutions, which was acquired by VeriSign in 2000. That cemented control of all-important .com and .net domains with a U.S. company – VeriSign – putting every website using one of those addresses firmly within reach of American courts regardless of where the owners are located – possibly forever.


Every week read about the latest developments in privacy software for the home, internet, e-mail..etc..Is the government sticking their noses to far into your private life? Find out more...

Software, Articles, Web Sites and Tips helping YOU protect your PRIVACY!!

BASICS OF CRYPTOGRAPHY - Download or view this manual.

The Ultimate Online Privacy Guide!

Edward Snowden’s NSA spying revelations highlighted just how much we have sacrificed to the gods of technology and convenience something we used to take for granted, and once considered a basic human right – our privacy.

It is just not just the NSA. Governments the world over are racing to introduce legislation that allows to them to monitor and store every email, phone call and Instant Message, every web page visited, and every VoIP conversation made by every single one of their citizens.

The press have bandied parallels with George Orwell’s dystopian world ruled by an all-seeing Big Brother about a great deal. They are depressingly accurate.

Encryption provides a highly effective way to protect your internet behavior, communications, and data. The main problem with using encryption is that its use flags you up to organizations such as the NSA for closer scrutiny.

Details of the NSA’s data collection rules are here. What it boils down to is that the NSA examines data from US citizens, then discards it if it’s found to be uninteresting. Encrypted data, on the other hand, is stored indefinitely until the NSA can decrypt it.

The NSA can keep all data relating to non-US citizens indefinitely, but practicality suggests that encrypted data gets special attention.

If a lot more people start to use encryption, then encrypted data will stand out less, and surveillance organizations’ job of invading everyone’s privacy will be much harder. Remember – anonymity is not a crime!

You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against global mass surveillance.

Privacy? I don't have anything to hide.
Over the last 16 months, as I've debated this issue around the world, every single time somebody has said to me, "I don't really worry about invasions of privacy because I don't have anything to hide." I always say the same thing to them. I get out a pen, I write down my email address. I say, "Here's my email address. What I want you to do when you get home is email me the passwords to all of your email accounts, not just the nice, respectable work one in your name, but all of them, because I want to be able to just troll through what it is you're doing online, read what I want to read and publish whatever I find interesting. After all, if you're not a bad person, if you're doing nothing wrong, you should have nothing to hide." Not a single person has taken me up on that offer.
Glenn Greenwald in Why privacy matters - TED Talk

Global Mass Surveillance - The Fourteen Eyes
The UKUSA Agreement is an agreement between the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand to cooperatively collect, analyze, and share intelligence. Members of this group, known as the Five Eyes, focus on gathering and analyzing intelligence from different parts of the world. While Five Eyes countries have agreed to not spy on each other as adversaries, leaks by Snowden have revealed that some Five Eyes members monitor each other’s citizens and share intelligence to avoid breaking domestic laws that prohibit them from spying on their own citizens. The Five Eyes alliance also cooperates with groups of third party countries to share intelligence (forming the Nine Eyes and Fourteen Eyes), however Five Eyes and third party countries can and do spy on each other.

NOTE: Visit the site to view some very interesting data on how private citizens are subject to mass surveillance in not only the U.S.A. but many other countries! CLICK HERE

NOTE: Folks, as of today, TOR is the best of the best for your PRIVATE internet browsing! No one has been able to equal this program!

CHUCK WAGON COOK you'll find delicious recipes for main dishes, deserts, "kool" drinks, wild game, and more ~ Updated in every new edition of The MountainGnome!

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Dutch Oven Venison and Pumpkin Stew Recipe
This recipe is perfect for the tougher cuts of venison that are best cooked slow on low heat. By using liquid, time and a low cooking temperature, otherwise “chewy” meat turns into tender morsels. If pumpkin is not readily available, substitute butternut or acorn squash.
By: Scott Leysath, "The Sporting Chef"
  • 6 cups venison, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 strips bacon
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1/2 cup beef or game stock
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots, peeled and diced
  • 3 ribs celery, diced
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomato, with juice
  • 2 cups pumpkin, peeled, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Season venison liberally with Kosher salt and pepper. In a large Dutch oven or heavy-duty pot, cook bacon over medium heat until crispy. Reserve bacon and leave bacon grease in the Dutch oven. Add venison and brown evenly. Once browned, use a slotted spoon to remove venison from the pot and hold in a bowl or plate.

Add onion to the pot and cook until lightly browned, about 4 – 5 minutes. Return venison to the pot, add rosemary, garlic, red wine, stock and balsamic vinegar. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 2 hours or until meat is tender.

Add remaining ingredients except sour cream, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until pumpkin is tender, about 15 minutes. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper.

Crumble reserved bacon. To serve, ladle into bowls and top with sour cream and bacon crumbles.

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  • "What good fortune for governments that the people do not think." – Adolf Hitler