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Forum: National 2A Issues Today, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By Minuteman
While fact checking myself, I found where this...

While fact checking myself, I found where this was from. Very legitimate source: http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2014/07/daniel-zimmerman/seriously-one-wants-take-guns/
Forum: National 2A Issues Today, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By Minuteman
No One Wants to Take Your Guns. Until they do.

A good friend emailed me this, several of the quotes I know to be true, and nothing here I recognize as false. Could someone 'fact-check' this; we don't want to spread incorrect info:
...
Forum: Rifles Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By Minuteman
Awesome video thanks! You confirmed my...

Awesome video thanks!

You confirmed my suspicions... 338 Lapua is the idea long range caliber.

Next time consider doing a comparison between the 338 and some more popular calibers, like...
Forum: Handguns Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,779
Posted By Minuteman
Who me? :) Thanks for the hat tip. ...

Who me? :)



Thanks for the hat tip. Looks like you timed it perfectly.

I'm seeing 2000 5.7 rounds for about $1000 : http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=431108764
...
Forum: Handguns Yesterday, 01:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,779
Posted By Minuteman
FN 5.7 hands down. Full sized, light...

FN 5.7 hands down.

Full sized, light weight, great engineering and ergonomics.

Very low recoil, feels like shooting a full sized all metal .380; anyone can shoot this gun.

The best 5.7...
Forum: Handguns July 29th, 2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By Minuteman
Yes. They are actually pencil thin metal barrels...

Yes. They are actually pencil thin metal barrels wrapped tightly in carbon. Much better and lighter I read.



I've read that 300Blk was designed to burn all its powder in 9", so 10" or a tad...
Forum: Rifles July 29th, 2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,270
Posted By Minuteman
Say at 10.2", the Noveske is about 21 ounces. ...

Say at 10.2", the Noveske is about 21 ounces. How light and expensive would a carbon fiber wrapped pencil barrel be at the same length?

Any special considerations?


Wouldn't a 9mm in this...
Forum: Handguns July 29th, 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By Minuteman
Good discussion, thanks for the input. I've...

Good discussion, thanks for the input.

I've been reading and discussing a bit off-line. I'm now thinking a normal aluminum upper/lower receiver is best. There is some Magnesium-Alloy, but it's...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 29th, 2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 698
Posted By Minuteman
All these statements are largely correct:

All these statements are largely correct:
Forum: Handguns July 28th, 2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By Minuteman
Lightest possible AR pistol

What components to build the lightest possible (but still reliable) AR pistol in 300BLK?

I'm going to guess:

Magnesium upper, lower, bolt&carrier. 10.5" carbin fiber barrel, no stock, but...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 26th, 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Minuteman
That article explains a lot more about what...

That article explains a lot more about what happened. Did not know the doc actually ran out of ammo in a shootout with the perp.

The statement from the hospital is encouraging - in that they are...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 26th, 2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,820
Posted By Minuteman
Wouldn't a criminal think twice before trying to...

Wouldn't a criminal think twice before trying to rob or car-jack someone at this gas station?

I'm safer when more of you lawfully carry firearms.

Stay safe.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 26th, 2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,820
Posted By Minuteman
http://www.usnews.com/dims4/USNEWS/13896ef/2147483...

http://www.usnews.com/dims4/USNEWS/13896ef/2147483647/resize/204x/quality/85/?url=%2Fcmsmedia%2F53%2Fcd933bc9d74bcdd96f287d6fab05dd%2F28386open_carry_gun_120425.jpg

Oklahoma is now considering...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 26th, 2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,820
Posted By Minuteman
Wow. Awesome. The court ordered the...

Wow. Awesome.


The court ordered the city to now allow residents from the District and other states to carry weapon within its boundaries.

Judge Scullin wrote that the court “enjoins...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 26th, 2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Minuteman
Glad to hear it was syndicated. These accounts...

Glad to hear it was syndicated. These accounts of the good guys using firearms to save lives are too often under stated or not reported.
Forum: Recreational Shooting July 26th, 2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By Minuteman
Great Scott Batman! Terrific price. I paid...

Great Scott Batman!

Terrific price. I paid something over $900 for my AAC Blk upper, but that was at the height of lunacy. ... Oh my, just checked; they are now selling for over $1K, so I guess...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 26th, 2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Minuteman
Any gun in the hands of the good guys is better...

Any gun in the hands of the good guys is better than none. Regardless of caliber.

Thankfully in this case there was an armed 'good guy' with a gun.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 26th, 2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 9,908
Posted By Minuteman
We vote. Check. We also influence...

We vote.

Check.

We also influence others to vote.

Check mate.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 26th, 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 9,908
Posted By Minuteman
Yep, that's Lollar; didn't mean to imply it was...

Yep, that's Lollar; didn't mean to imply it was Brown. 'Sights' now focused on Brown, means he's no longer debating the Republican's, he's now running against Brown. I like the intensity of his...
Forum: Central Maryland July 26th, 2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,982
Posted By Minuteman
Tim, I'm attending and have sent about a dozen...

Tim,
I'm attending and have sent about a dozen invitations to personal friends. I've also PM'ed another small group of folks from this forum that probably didn't get your invite. Will send you a...
Forum: Central Maryland July 26th, 2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By Minuteman
Absolutely. In fact, I should invite him to...

Absolutely. In fact, I should invite him to join us at Tim's B-day/Candidacy kick-off meeting. Let's forward the invite to some other MDShooters members, Pinecone might be interested, I'll PM him...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 26th, 2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Minuteman
Doctor with gun stops badguy

Van Laar, J. (2014, July 15).Doctor Ignored His Hospital’s ‘Gun Free Zone’ Rules And Saved Lives Because Of It. IJ Review. Retrieved from...
Forum: Central Maryland July 25th, 2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By Minuteman
Mr H. If this is your project, feel free to...

Mr H. If this is your project, feel free to contact me off-line tomorrow.

We have a friend that specializes in coins and such; he's helped a few of us and is highly trust worthy.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 25th, 2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 9,908
Posted By Minuteman
Working hard on the campaign trail... ...

Working hard on the campaign trail...

http://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/changemaryland/pages/327/attachments/original/1395686594/gun-show2.jpg
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Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 25th, 2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 9,908
Posted By Minuteman
Don't sell Hogan short; he's all in. Sights...

Don't sell Hogan short; he's all in.

Sights focused on Brown, now.
...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 25th, 2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By Minuteman
Regarding military calibers: The debate...

Regarding military calibers:

The debate about which is better 5.56 or 7.69x39 is long from over.

The debate about which handgun round is king is over. It's NATOs choice. It's Russia's choice...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 25th, 2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,301
Posted By Minuteman
This exactly.

This exactly.
Forum: Recreational Shooting July 24th, 2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,716
Posted By Minuteman
This website...

This website (http://www.history.com/topics/cowboys) says the 'Golden years' of the American Cowboy were from 1866-1886. Does this sound about right to you modern day or wanna-be cowpoke? :)
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 21st, 2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 17,143
Posted By Minuteman
Can't wait to hear how it goes tomorrow. Good...

Can't wait to hear how it goes tomorrow. Good luck to us all. Please post a transcript here when it's published. Thx!
Forum: Edged Weapons July 21st, 2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By Minuteman
Good stuff, as usual. I deleted my comment,...

Good stuff, as usual. I deleted my comment, will send to you in a PM and elaborate a bit more. Thx!
Forum: Introductions July 21st, 2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By Minuteman
Howdy and welcome.

Howdy and welcome.
Forum: Introductions July 21st, 2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By Minuteman
Welcome! Glad you were able to escape DC.

Welcome!

Glad you were able to escape DC.
Forum: The Depot July 21st, 2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By Minuteman
Looks like you slightly canted the holster...

Looks like you slightly canted the holster forward; more than in the original polo pics. I think this more canted position hides the gun much better.

With such a large pistol and a tucked...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 21st, 2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,922
Posted By Minuteman
At least this discussion is still mostly on...

At least this discussion is still mostly on topic, civil and informative.

I understand the argument of an officer being able to say in court that they routinely ask if there is a firearm or...
Forum: Recreational Shooting July 20th, 2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,716
Posted By Minuteman
Both can be fairly expensive sports; which is...

Both can be fairly expensive sports; which is more expensive depends on the cost of the guns, gear and ammo. Most if not all of the Cowboy Action Shooters (CAS) seemed to reload, so that saves a...
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