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Forum: Handguns March 29th, 2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,872
Posted By sxs
Sounds like you already got rid of the G43. I...

Sounds like you already got rid of the G43. I actually extended 2 mags with Strike Industries +2 extensions.
I like it much better. People buying new today can choose a G43x which is basically a...
Forum: Central Maryland March 19th, 2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,979
Posted By sxs
Ha! Had one other one happen last summer that...

Ha! Had one other one happen last summer that doesn't fit those 2 things. Guy showed up and said his firearm was delivered an hour before. We did get a few boxes delivered earlier. We spent 10...
Forum: Central Maryland March 19th, 2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,979
Posted By sxs
PM inbound

PM inbound
Forum: Central Maryland March 19th, 2021, 12:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,979
Posted By sxs
At my employer, we almost always stay after to...

At my employer, we almost always stay after to finish logins. It is rare we postpone until the next day. But, another good reason to notify the shop your transfer is incoming. We keep a list that...
Forum: Central Maryland March 19th, 2021, 12:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,979
Posted By sxs
OK, I work a PT retirement job on the other side....

OK, I work a PT retirement job on the other side. No intent to blast you at all....but here goes:

We almost always do ours day of receipt or the next day at the very latest. Yeah, it only takes...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 7th, 2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By sxs
One of the last transfers I was involved in at...

One of the last transfers I was involved in at GB, the purchaser (I was the seller) was asked to produce his Designated Collector Letter. I think it was Officer Cutlet who waited on us. I just told...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 5th, 2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 20,463
Posted By sxs
Actually, only MSP can run NICS on regulated...

Actually, only MSP can run NICS on regulated firearms.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 4th, 2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 408,553
Posted By sxs
You assume correctly. In this case, the...

You assume correctly. In this case, the tranferror (seller) will retain the regulated firearm until the transferee (buyer) is "Not Disapproved". Oh, and the seller needs to ensure the transfer is...
Forum: Wanted to Buy February 24th, 2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By sxs
Dave, the longest box I could come up with...

Dave, the longest box I could come up with quickly is just about 51". It might fit angled. Alternatively, you could tape end flaps open and fit a cardboard cap to fit it and tape that on.
Forum: Wanted to Buy February 23rd, 2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By sxs
Hey Dave! Good to see you back on here. Been...

Hey Dave! Good to see you back on here. Been quite a while since I've met up with you in Annapolis.

I work P/T at Scott's Gunsmithing on Tues and Weds. Most boxes aren't 5 ft even for a shotgun...
Forum: The Depot February 22nd, 2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,999
Posted By sxs
I received 8 bricks of old standard velocity...

I received 8 bricks of old standard velocity Remington Kleanbore I was given when an old man I was friends with passed in 1998. I was merrily shooting it up 50 or 100 rounds at a time until I saw it...
Forum: Introductions February 16th, 2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By sxs
So that raised a question:. Are 20'ers or 21'ers...

So that raised a question:. Are 20'ers or 21'ers the new 13'ers? Which is it... or is it both? ;)
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 4th, 2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,401
Posted By sxs
Most small business owners do not have deep...

Most small business owners do not have deep enough pockets to treat the AR15 lower as other than regulated. To do so could result in charges and loss of your regulated firearms license at minimum...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 4th, 2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,401
Posted By sxs
I didn't read through the thread far enough to...

I didn't read through the thread far enough to see this before posting. Well stated, Chuck.

One more thing to add...I have people tell me all the time that an MD SP Trooper or whatever says...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 4th, 2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,401
Posted By sxs
The FFL in AZ couldn't do it because the AR 15...

The FFL in AZ couldn't do it because the AR 15 lower is regulated. It has nothing to do with being built into a handgun. AR15s were regulated pre-2013 although you could buy them. Because the...
Forum: Handguns February 1st, 2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,831
Posted By sxs
I bought my first 10mm just around the start of...

I bought my first 10mm just around the start of Covid...but before the civil unrest. It was a Colt Delta Elite. Couldn't pass it up for the price I got it. Also picked up 4 boxes of 10 mm ammo...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues January 24th, 2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,056
Posted By sxs
MSP starts the clock on the day you picked up...

MSP starts the clock on the day you picked up your firearm based on the actual day of transfer. The day of pickup is day 1...so you can pick up another on the 31st day. And, yes, you can start a...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues January 24th, 2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,056
Posted By sxs
According to a conversation a few years back with...

According to a conversation a few years back with MSP licensing, your release date will be the right day unless the previous day of your normal release is either a Sunday or Federal holiday. While...
Forum: Reloading January 23rd, 2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,509
Posted By sxs
Hot soapy water followed by a hot water rinse is...

Hot soapy water followed by a hot water rinse is one traditional method. Blow dry with compressed air then coat lightly with oil.Also, a Ballistol and water mixture works really well. Just clean...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues January 22nd, 2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,056
Posted By sxs
If Day 1 is your submission date, day 8 should...

If Day 1 is your submission date, day 8 should normally be your release date.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 18th, 2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By sxs
Have the chambers checked for length. While a 12...

Have the chambers checked for length. While a 12 ga should be nominally 2-3/4", it may only measure something like 2-5/8". Many old guns are chambered slightly short to create a nice seal with the...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 31st, 2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By sxs
The straightwall law is new for this year. See...

The straightwall law is new for this year. See the Maryland Guide to Hunting and Trapping.
Forum: National 2A Issues December 9th, 2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,713
Posted By sxs
I guess it might never occur to the jackass that...

I guess it might never occur to the jackass that we might want a firearm to provide an incentive for the intruder NOT to rob or harm us. Sheesh.
Forum: Preppers December 5th, 2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,981
Posted By sxs
Years ago I had a mechanical transfer switch set...

Years ago I had a mechanical transfer switch set up. It is basically a sub panel that accepts a feed from either the main power or a generator but won't allow both on at once. I just have the well,...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues November 28th, 2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,970
Posted By sxs
You are correct. Non HQL holders can set up an...

You are correct. Non HQL holders can set up an acct. One acquaintance of mine purchased several C&R handguns and a couple lowers before getting his HQL to purchase modern handguns.
Forum: Gun Shows November 13th, 2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By sxs
Damn....glad I looked at this thread. I was...

Damn....glad I looked at this thread. I was going to go. I missed it last year. As a C&R collector interested in old hunting guns as well as milsurp, it has been my favorite show for many years. ...
Forum: Gun Shows November 13th, 2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By sxs
That might be Doc. He was there annually for...

That might be Doc. He was there annually for many years. Year before last he wasn't....but I didn't go last year.
Forum: Shotguns October 29th, 2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By sxs
You get in on all the hot deals! So how's that...

You get in on all the hot deals! So how's that Beretta 92FS treating you?
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues October 22nd, 2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By sxs
Yep. We carry them at Scott's Gunsmithing.

Yep. We carry them at Scott's Gunsmithing.
Forum: Southern Maryland October 11th, 2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,139
Posted By sxs
Just 2 or 3 weeks ago, a guy claimed stores were...

Just 2 or 3 weeks ago, a guy claimed stores were gouging because RSR, a major distributor, still listed ammo at pre Covid prices. Scott's uses them along with a few other wholesalers for supply, so...
Forum: Rifles September 24th, 2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By sxs
That is what Scott at Scott's Gunsmithing prefers.

That is what Scott at Scott's Gunsmithing prefers.
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 24th, 2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,651
Posted By sxs
You're contention about absolute beginners is...

You're contention about absolute beginners is exactly my belief as well. I have also personally witnessed people with cross dominance shoot rifles well and sometimes shooting handguns very well. I...
Forum: Reloading September 24th, 2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,059
Posted By sxs
Now, now....don't get his hopes up too much. By...

Now, now....don't get his hopes up too much. By some MDS reckoning, that will give him a 3% chance if finding those things immediately. I think if I understood the math correctly, placing 2 orders...
Forum: Handguns September 19th, 2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,682
Posted By sxs
I am continually amazed by people buying the 2"...

I am continually amazed by people buying the 2" Ruger SP101 in 357 mag for the same reason. You don't really begin to see any significant extra oompf in these guns until you hit 3 or 4".
Forum: Handguns September 19th, 2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,044
Posted By sxs
Before 2013 I never cared for striker fired...

Before 2013 I never cared for striker fired handguns. Most of my handguns were C&R except some very nice Smith revolvers and a couple nice shooting 1911s. I also have the Ruger MkII .22. But when I...
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