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Old September 19, 2020, 02:30 AM   #26
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The bigger problem is when you walk around looking for something you’re holding in your hand.
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Old September 19, 2020, 09:38 AM   #27
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Natman's rule for finding parts you've already bought:

1) buy another of the same part. The first one will turn up within a week.

2) for difficult cases, sell the gun it was for. That always works.
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Old September 19, 2020, 05:12 PM   #28
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Natman's rule for finding parts you've already bought:

1) buy another of the same part. The first one will turn up within a week.

2) for difficult cases, sell the gun it was for. That always works.
Or wait until six months after the need has passed, clean up the end of the workbench where you weren't working on that project, and find the thing you were looking for at the bottom of the pile.
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Old September 20, 2020, 09:08 AM   #29
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So many great suggestions for finding lost items. I wondering if I tried them all the spare mag for my Ruger LCP would show up. I remember putting it in a pocket of a bag. I have been looking for that mag for over 10 years. I would be happy if I could find the bag.
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Old Yesterday, 01:31 AM   #30
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Some people seem to like to steal gun magazines. Go figure.
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Old Today, 06:01 AM   #31
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I am admittedly to WORST as far as initially trying to place something in a location where I will easily find it at a later date. THIS DOES NOT WORK!! lol . My most recent situation was I lost my coveted Gerber 06 auto folding knife that my kids bought me for Christmas. I though I left it at my gun club while volunteering some hours of work. I tore my house apart, sent emails to the club asking if anyone had turned it in. 2 months go by and I find the knife partially jammed in the passenger seat of my Honda Civic ! (knife is black, and my seats are black so it was hard to spot. Only reason I found it was cleaning the floor mats in my Civic ! Very relieved and happy ! Old age is not well with me !
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Old Today, 09:21 AM   #32
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I thought I remembered where i stashed it,,,
But I didn't.

It's still missing,,,
I might need to apply natman's rule #1.

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Old Today, 09:31 AM   #33
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I've really only lost a couple of things forever in my house, I moved out here 11 years ago and thought for certain when moving I'd find a couple of things, the extra key to my wife's Explorer and a little 2" ss S&W knife I got with a 686 when they first came out, neither one was found.
I did manage to lose stuff during the move however, still looking for a unopened set of 3 montec broadheads.
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I did manage to lose stuff during the move
A good friend of my went into the military and his wife told my wife one of the (very few) benefits of being moved around so often is that it cuts the clutter. "Three moves is about the same as a fire" is something my friend's wife said. I sometimes think my wife is looking approvingly at one of those two bedroom senior living condos/apartments thingy's.
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