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Forum: Rifles Today, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 366
Posted By erwos
If cost can come down and it helps reduce heat...

If cost can come down and it helps reduce heat transfer, that's cool, but the real driver is weight.

There is a pretty big push by the US military to get polymer ammo working right so they can cut...
Forum: Competitive Shooting Today, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By erwos
It's totally appreciated. I don't know if...

It's totally appreciated.

I don't know if I'll be able to make Tuesday night practices (it's a "work at work" day for me), but Thursday nights in the summer seem pretty plausible. Looking forward...
Forum: A1 Uniform Sales Company Yesterday, 11:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By erwos
Is this the batch that had the M1Ks? Still...

Is this the batch that had the M1Ks? Still interested in one!
Forum: Competitive Shooting February 12th, 2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,100
Posted By erwos
Can someone remind me if I need to be an...

Can someone remind me if I need to be an Arlington RPC member or just need an AGC badge for when Thursday practice starts back up in the summer? I remember going "I could never attend that", then I...
Forum: Rifles February 12th, 2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,264
Posted By erwos
The RFB is definitely at risk of being...

The RFB is definitely at risk of being discontinued, but I have not heard about it happening. Bit of a shame if it did, an RFB v2 with auto-adjusting gas, MLOK, and maybe a slightly...
Forum: The Depot February 12th, 2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 562
Posted By erwos
I use this guy:...

I use this guy: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B016R4DXJW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Never had a problem with any sights, and I've installed a ton of them.
Forum: Reloading February 12th, 2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By erwos
The only separation that MIGHT be worthwhile for...

The only separation that MIGHT be worthwhile for 9mm is trying to pull out cases with crimped primer pockets. Otherwise, forget it, not worth it. I just cranked out about 500rds of 9mm last night on...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 11th, 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
People keep saying this, but the bill does not...

People keep saying this, but the bill does not actually specify a fee for registering your guns BEFORE the bill goes into effect. It is, presumably, just the free voluntary registration process we...
Forum: Virginia February 11th, 2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By erwos
One ray of hope, though: 02/11/20 House: Read...

One ray of hope, though:
02/11/20 House: Read third time and passed House (51-Y 48-N)

If the House, which is 55 D - 45 R barely passed this, it's not looking likely to pass in the Senate, where...
Forum: Virginia February 11th, 2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By erwos
I am simply telling you what the legislative...

I am simply telling you what the legislative website seems to tell me. If that is incorrect, I am also incorrect. A lot of Dems seem to think we're dumb enough to be OK with anything that just allows...
Forum: Virginia February 11th, 2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By erwos
So, I'm looking at what seems to have passed. ...

So, I'm looking at what seems to have passed.

You can keep your "assault weapons" - no ban on possession - but that's about it. It is basically a Cali-style ban, just a bit worse. No registration....
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 11th, 2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
I will say I harbor some resentment over that,...

I will say I harbor some resentment over that, too. It felt like we were essentially fighting on our own in 2012/2013, whereas VA got a ton of help in 2019/2020. VA is not THAT much bigger than us...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II February 11th, 2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6,302
Views: 890,656
Posted By erwos
Put an eForm1 in last night; mailing out the...

Put an eForm1 in last night; mailing out the prints today. 10.5" AR-308 (CMMG MK-8 receiver).
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 11th, 2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
So far, it's looking like a stunning success....

So far, it's looking like a stunning success. They didn't win everything, but their AWB is clearly on the rocks.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 10th, 2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
Yeah, I remember the crowd that swore they'd...

Yeah, I remember the crowd that swore they'd never get an HQL, too.
Forum: Competitive Shooting February 10th, 2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,100
Posted By erwos
Also depends heavily on where you're shooting,...

Also depends heavily on where you're shooting, both in terms of match style and outright ranges. AGC bays just don't have the room for the long-range targets that you'd see at Shadow Hawk or PNTC, so...
Forum: Competitive Shooting February 10th, 2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,100
Posted By erwos
You're not wrong about buying reliable guns the...

You're not wrong about buying reliable guns the first time. I am not sure I agree quite as much about better guns and gear not providing advantages even to novice shooters; if you're shooting a...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 9th, 2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
They are expanding the definition of an assault...

They are expanding the definition of an assault weapon, and there's plenty of unregistered stuff that fits the new definition.

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Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 9th, 2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
You're not reading it correctly. No fee is...

You're not reading it correctly. No fee is specified prior to the expanded ban beginning.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 8th, 2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
I will panic when MSI tells me to panic. I think...

I will panic when MSI tells me to panic. I think we've hit enough critical mass for me to start drafting letters to my reps, anyways.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 8th, 2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
Your average poster on MDS has a poor grasp on...

Your average poster on MDS has a poor grasp on the legislative process and how to read bills. Not as bad as what I've seen out of some Virginians lately, but not great. This is the same group that...
Forum: Competitive Shooting February 8th, 2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,100
Posted By erwos
OK, so bring twice that. Got it! Actually, I...

OK, so bring twice that. Got it!

Actually, I think I did fairly well on accuracy last time, but who knows what tricks the devious MD is gonna pull!
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 8th, 2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
If SCOTUS doesn't rule an AWB to be...

If SCOTUS doesn't rule an AWB to be unconstitutional in the next few years, the entire USA is screwed in the long-term in terms of gun rights. The next time the Dems control the house/senate/white...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 8th, 2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
Just got on after the Sabbath to check out the...

Just got on after the Sabbath to check out the text, and wow, that is excessive. Even Frosh didn't think that was going to fly in court. This thing is like an MDA wishlist, complete with literally...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 7th, 2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
Maybe. Like I said, not being cross-filed is...

Maybe. Like I said, not being cross-filed is indicative that this may not be a coordinated, thought-out effort. We've traditionally had good success stopping those.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 7th, 2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
No. There are a few ways someone could legally...

No. There are a few ways someone could legally have a copy or a copycat without MD knowing.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 7th, 2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 54,463
Posted By erwos
And it's off to the races on panic buying. Good...

And it's off to the races on panic buying. Good times.

Concur that the synopsis reads like registration is now going to be a thing. The very first sentence is more worrisome - are they expanding...
Forum: Virginia February 7th, 2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,503
Posted By erwos
Yes. Let me clarify my position: 1. So if...

Yes. Let me clarify my position:

1. So if you have a legal non-banned gun in VA - let's say Cali-style AR - you can take it out of the state, buy the parts you want OUT OF STATE, assemble those...
Forum: Virginia February 7th, 2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,503
Posted By erwos
Disagree. Parts are not firearms, and the wording...

Disagree. Parts are not firearms, and the wording makes that pretty clear by implication. Anyways, you can still de-ban a banned gun by just buying the parts and installing them out of state.

Sent...
Forum: Virginia February 7th, 2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,503
Posted By erwos
It's badly written and probably is not worth...

It's badly written and probably is not worth trying to interpret right now. This bill is going to go through another round of edits when it hits the House proper, guaranteed.

Although, hilarity...
Forum: Virginia February 7th, 2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,503
Posted By erwos
You can come to whatever conclusions you want;...

You can come to whatever conclusions you want; the fact remains that the bill was pulled last year because of that reasoning.
Forum: Virginia February 7th, 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,503
Posted By erwos
If they have a 50 Beo-specific follower, sure.

If they have a 50 Beo-specific follower, sure.
Forum: Virginia February 7th, 2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,503
Posted By erwos
Nah, the previous problem wasn't that it would or...

Nah, the previous problem wasn't that it would or would not stick in court, it's that it was going to criminalize a bunch of people in certain jurisdictions who don't really need more help becoming...
Forum: Virginia February 7th, 2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,503
Posted By erwos
Man, they wouldn't even do that one in MD because...

Man, they wouldn't even do that one in MD because they knew how many people they'd turn into accidental felons. That's just a heinous bill.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 7th, 2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,558
Posted By erwos
I don't LIKE the idea of applying to the state...

I don't LIKE the idea of applying to the state for a serial, but it would certainly be an improvement over what's being proposed.
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