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Forum: The Depot Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 705
Posted By Minuteman
I think this was discussed somewhere else in the...

I think this was discussed somewhere else in the forums, may have been years ago.. the idea is so great, I think it deserves it's own thread. ...
Forum: Handguns Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 589
Posted By Minuteman
Yep. A good test is to go into the bathroom...

Yep.

A good test is to go into the bathroom at night with the lights off, and look at yourself in the mirror while pointing the gun. The best/newest night sights will have a slight glow, but...
Forum: Introductions Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 193
Posted By Minuteman
Very cool. thanks for your service! ...

Very cool.

thanks for your service!



http://www.cvn78.com/documents/CV66_Location.jpg
Forum: Introductions Yesterday, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 193
Posted By Minuteman
Welcome from Fort Meade. An aircraft...

Welcome from Fort Meade.

An aircraft carrier would look good in Baltimore harbor. :)
Forum: Handguns Yesterday, 06:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 589
Posted By Minuteman
Walk around your house at night, in the dark with...

Walk around your house at night, in the dark with only the ambient light normally there. As you do imagine bad guys in your home, up close, down the hall, behind a door, way across the room, etc. ...
Forum: Rifles Yesterday, 05:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,222
Posted By Minuteman
Branca mentioned Ayoob with great respect and...

Branca mentioned Ayoob with great respect and admiration. I think it was shortly after Branca took one of Ayoob classes that Branca began studying and practicing law in the field of self-defense.
Forum: The Depot February 10th, 2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 705
Posted By Minuteman
When I was enlisted in the Army, I helped move...

When I was enlisted in the Army, I helped move many super heavy GSA safes. We just did it by brute force, but honestly it was dangerous. Today, you need at least on person who has experience and...
Forum: Rifles February 10th, 2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,222
Posted By Minuteman
First time I ever recall, agreeing with you both...

First time I ever recall, agreeing with you both in the same thread.



Yes sir. I completely understand where you are coming from. Sounds like you have the right firearms, and...
Forum: The Depot February 10th, 2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Minuteman
Dang boys. I still want one. Will...

Dang boys.

I still want one.

Will help these folks making them, and those of us willing to talk about the possibilities.


I know, or will likely know each of you so I'll bring it...
Forum: National 2A Issues February 10th, 2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,080
Posted By Minuteman
very well said (except for the use of the word...

very well said (except for the use of the word 'dildos' (even when warranted :)).

I too have met a few people that felt 'they' didn't trust themselves owning, much less carrying a firearm. But...
Forum: National 2A Issues February 10th, 2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,080
Posted By Minuteman
I agree. Unless they didn't realize... It's...

I agree. Unless they didn't realize... It's clearly posted that votes are public.

I've met a lot of good people that didn't really understand the entire issue, and most of them (after doing...
Forum: Training and Safety February 10th, 2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,056
Posted By Minuteman
A couple of us are getting together this Saturday...

A couple of us are getting together this Saturday in the Odenton/Crofton area (because its near Berwyn Rod and Gun Club where some of us shoot), from 11:00 to about 1pm; if anyone is interested,...
Forum: National 2A Issues February 10th, 2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,080
Posted By Minuteman
Simple click on the 'show poll results' to see...

Simple click on the 'show poll results' to see the results.

And now there are three.

Here's a current snapshot:

For law-abiding citizens to be able to be armed in public.
40-Cal-Polymer,...
Forum: Rifles February 10th, 2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,222
Posted By Minuteman
Excellent post. Several details in that superb...

Excellent post. Several details in that superb video that I did not know, thanks. I think this video deserves a spot in the Whittle tribute thread.
Forum: Rifles February 10th, 2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,222
Posted By Minuteman
Expert advice. I unfortunately have a...

Expert advice.

I unfortunately have a history of heart issues, and went to the emergency room for 'chest pain' most recently as last year. I kinda made a thread about it; I at least provided...
Forum: Training and Safety February 10th, 2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,013
Posted By Minuteman
hilarious joke, I've never heard that one. ...

hilarious joke, I've never heard that one.




Krav?
Forum: Handguns February 10th, 2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 598
Posted By Minuteman
+1

+1
Forum: Training and Safety February 10th, 2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,013
Posted By Minuteman
That's definitely Goofy territory right there. :)

That's definitely Goofy territory right there. :)
Forum: Rifles February 10th, 2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,222
Posted By Minuteman
Fred333, I agree with your part about not...

Fred333, I agree with your part about not 'puffin-up', tough-guys get a lot of negative attention from other tough-guys. This is a thug, or prison yard mentality, and not good. I was suggesting to...
Forum: Training and Safety February 10th, 2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,013
Posted By Minuteman
Many of you have gotten better. Point of...

Many of you have gotten better.

Point of this little exercise is to 'plan' (make a goal) about your level of readiness to confront a lethal threat in your home. 'do' the drill. Check how you...
Forum: Handguns February 9th, 2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,698
Posted By Minuteman
Excellent, and I agree, many used guns and...

Excellent, and I agree, many used guns and special buys are a better deal.

But for a new gun, very hard to find something in this bracket.
Forum: Training and Safety February 9th, 2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,013
Posted By Minuteman
Adjusted for "everyone": 1-10 seconds = ...

Adjusted for "everyone":


1-10 seconds =

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d4/Mickey_Mouse.png

10-30 seconds =
...
Forum: Training and Safety February 9th, 2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,013
Posted By Minuteman
Someone please send this 'drill' out in about a...

Someone please send this 'drill' out in about a week from now. Mark your calendar, and send it. Or for most of you just drill it.

Goal is 5 seconds or less = excellent.

5-10 seconds =...
Forum: Handguns February 9th, 2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,698
Posted By Minuteman
That's a solid suggestion. Have you seen...

That's a solid suggestion.

Have you seen these after market sights?


https://police-praetorian.netdna-ssl.com/RL-TS-Taurus-285x245.jpg
Forum: Training and Safety February 9th, 2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,013
Posted By Minuteman
After suggesting, I did it myself, in all...

After suggesting, I did it myself, in all fairness it took me about 13 seconds to have a loaded gun in hand and ready to use. Normally I have a gun here where I type, but as luck would have it, I...
Forum: Training and Safety February 9th, 2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,013
Posted By Minuteman
We haven't done this drill in over a year. ...

We haven't done this drill in over a year.

If you've never done this before, I highly recommend you take this seriously and try it now.

If you've done it before, doing it again is a good check...
Forum: Handguns February 9th, 2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,698
Posted By Minuteman
I get or hear this question frequently, but often...

I get or hear this question frequently, but often the dollar amount changes. I understand folks being on a budget, and wanting something 'right now' within that budget, but there are a lot more...
Forum: Rifles February 9th, 2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,222
Posted By Minuteman
When it comes to defense in general, but...

When it comes to defense in general, but especially home defense, I like the puffer fish strategy. That is look like a regular fish, mind your business, don't go where dangerous fish go; but if...
Forum: National 2A Issues February 9th, 2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,080
Posted By Minuteman
So far - 100 votes for; 1 vote against. If...

So far - 100 votes for; 1 vote against.

If this were a democracy, and MDShooters members had our own state... :)
Forum: Outdoor Sports February 9th, 2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 603
Posted By Minuteman
Brilliant.

Brilliant.
Forum: Outdoor Sports February 8th, 2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 603
Posted By Minuteman
Whoa. Game changer.

Whoa. Game changer.
Forum: The Depot February 8th, 2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 705
Posted By Minuteman
TVTara demonstrates a great little project: ...

TVTara demonstrates a great little project:


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Forum: The Depot February 8th, 2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 705
Posted By Minuteman
Delivering and putting in a safe is the biggest...

Delivering and putting in a safe is the biggest pain.

I had a great chat a couple days ago with SafeCracker at the HOCO gunshow, he was talking about it and the importance of buying a 'real safe'....
Forum: Central Maryland February 8th, 2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Minuteman
Hard to hear anything over the clinking of...

Hard to hear anything over the clinking of glasses from the Denver Broncos fans in the Waugh Chapel town center.


Long story short, nope.
Forum: Training and Safety February 8th, 2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By Minuteman
Agreed. Excellent advice. I watched...

Agreed. Excellent advice.


I watched most of the videos and skimmed the article. Looks good, didn't see anything new, just solid fundamentals. Thanks for posting.
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