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Forum: Training and Safety February 15th, 2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By Gizmo98
Try to make it to an upcoming HPRB meeting. Lots...

Try to make it to an upcoming HPRB meeting. Lots of firefighters and EMTs show up to get denials overturned or restrictions removed. You'll quickly get a good sense of whether your circumstances are...
Forum: Training and Safety February 13th, 2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By Gizmo98
Thanks. That's the one I was thinking of, but I...

Thanks. That's the one I was thinking of, but I blanked on the name.
Forum: Training and Safety February 13th, 2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By Gizmo98
For clarity, CCW stands for concealed carry...

For clarity, CCW stands for concealed carry weapon. We're a bunch of smart asses.

To answer your question, check out sites like this....
Forum: Training and Safety January 4th, 2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By Gizmo98
I've taken a couple classes with Phil at Vigr...

I've taken a couple classes with Phil at Vigr Training. He's a former Marine and LEO and a solid instructor. He's mostly in the Central PA area.

https://www.vigrtraining.com/
Forum: Rifles December 20th, 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By Gizmo98
I have a 10.5" AR pistol with a Flaming Pig comp...

I have a 10.5" AR pistol with a Flaming Pig comp and Kak Shockwave brace. I've not used other braces, so all i can say is I like it. It's also $100 for the tube, brace, buffer, and spring....
Forum: Handguns December 13th, 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Gizmo98
Bravo OWB would probably work. They are super...

Bravo OWB would probably work. They are super snug to the body, and the new paddle mounts they have seem to suck the holster in even more. I second the Nexbelt recommendation. It's a dress gun belt....
Forum: Pennsylvania December 13th, 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By Gizmo98
God, I hope this goes nowhere. What do they want...

God, I hope this goes nowhere. What do they want permit holders to do, get in the car, unholster, unload, and then reholster? Then reload before you get out? How many people are going to shoot...
Forum: Training and Safety December 12th, 2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Gizmo98
That's a good way to think of it. Thanks. I'll...

That's a good way to think of it. Thanks. I'll give it a try. Haley recommends a nutcracker approach where your fingers on the front of the grip are the pivot point, and you use them a lever to...
Forum: Training and Safety December 12th, 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Gizmo98
You mentioned improved grip strength. This is...

You mentioned improved grip strength. This is something I know I need to work on. What techniques do they teach/recommend?

Great AAR! I love when they pop up.
Forum: Handguns December 6th, 2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Gizmo98
I overthink stuff.

I overthink stuff.
Forum: Handguns November 28th, 2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Gizmo98
Outstanding, thanks. I was mainly worried...

Outstanding, thanks.

I was mainly worried because of all the terrible milling jobs I've seen where internal parts are exposed. I'm using Maple Leaf, and they're awesome, so that's not a concern,...
Forum: Handguns November 28th, 2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Gizmo98
Running a milled slide without an optic.

I got a great Black Friday deal on getting my slide milled, but I'm not ready to buy the optic yet. The guy said I could just send it when I'm ready, but waiting has risks (like I forget altogether)....
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues November 26th, 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,150
Posted By Gizmo98
Can we get a Cliff's Notes version?

Can we get a Cliff's Notes version?
Forum: Handguns October 30th, 2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By Gizmo98
Holy crap, I was just about to create a new post...

Holy crap, I was just about to create a new post asking about using Dawson sights with a DP Pro!
I'm going to get my slide milled and use the DP Pro with the DP rear sight, so I only need a front...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 11th, 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,033
Posted By Gizmo98
Niels can chime in if I'm wrong, but I'm pretty...

Niels can chime in if I'm wrong, but I'm pretty sure he's talking about abortion but is afraid to use the word. In my experience, those who defend abortion using such terms without actually using the...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 10th, 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,780
Posted By Gizmo98
Sorry, brother. I work with a team made up of all...

Sorry, brother. I work with a team made up of all services, and we give each other crap all the time. I flew airplanes, so my PT consisted mostly walking to the plane.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 10th, 2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,780
Posted By Gizmo98
Most former military members here (not Air Force)...

Most former military members here (not Air Force) will agree that weighted runs and marches are hell on pretty much everything. We had to do it, and most just sucked it up, but eventually everything...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 9th, 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 483,104
Posted By Gizmo98
Your restriction will read something like "while...

Your restriction will read something like "while doing business as JDoug Super Web Design, Inc.". Based on what you describe, it will be hard to anyone to prove you're not doing business since you...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 19th, 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 483,104
Posted By Gizmo98
Read through the numerous threads here. Your...

Read through the numerous threads here. Your circumstances are identical to many here. You should join MSI, but you don't really need them. Apply to the HPRB to get your restrictions lifted. The...
Forum: Rifles June 18th, 2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7,262
Views: 1,801,473
Posted By Gizmo98
That's pretty sweet, but your upper is defective....

That's pretty sweet, but your upper is defective. They put the ejection port on the wrong side.
Forum: National 2A Issues June 12th, 2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,533
Posted By Gizmo98
PA doesn't have a non-resident permit. For non-PA...

PA doesn't have a non-resident permit. For non-PA residents to get a permit, they have to have a permit from their state of residence. That means they only honor Utah permits if you're a Utah...
Forum: Rifles April 24th, 2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By Gizmo98
I've not heard of one case where modifications to...

I've not heard of one case where modifications to guns were used as the basis for a prosecution in what would have otherwise been a self-defense case. People always warn others not to do it, but it's...
Forum: The Depot April 19th, 2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By Gizmo98
T.Rex Arms Lexington and Concord Sale

T.Rex arms is having a sale today through Saturday. Pretty decent prices for a great product.

https://www.trex-arms.com/
Forum: Training and Safety March 16th, 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By Gizmo98
That whole video is hilarious, but the mag drop...

That whole video is hilarious, but the mag drop was intentional. Since it was empty, the mag was preventing the shooter from slingshoting the slide back into battery. He dropped the mag to drop the...
Forum: National 2A Issues February 28th, 2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,242
Posted By Gizmo98
I just looked on their site to see what was...

I just looked on their site to see what was available. There's a link to AR-15 Accessories, but it leads to a 404 error. The interesting part is the actual URL ends with /msr-accessories. Someone...
Forum: National 2A Issues February 28th, 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,242
Posted By Gizmo98
"Stack said there were not enough systematic...

"Stack said there were not enough systematic protections to prevent gun sales to people who are potential threats."

Based on that comment, shouldn't they suspend the sale of ALL guns and even...
Forum: Handguns January 11th, 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,303
Posted By Gizmo98
Yeah, that seemed to get his attention at the...

Yeah, that seemed to get his attention at the end.

Now I REALLY want one!
Forum: National 2A Issues January 2nd, 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,528
Posted By Gizmo98
I'm sure it's come up before, but how is that...

I'm sure it's come up before, but how is that legal? Are states allowed to restrict travel? I thought law enforcement had to have probable cause before stopping and searching anyone. "He might have a...
Forum: Central Maryland December 7th, 2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,975
Posted By Gizmo98
I kept looking for the CC icon...no luck. I...

I kept looking for the CC icon...no luck.

I think he was telling his followers about the most effective methods of finding and securing gainful employment. You'll note that he modeled grooming,...
Forum: Jobs Board December 1st, 2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,912
Posted By Gizmo98
I have no first hand experience, but everything I...

I have no first hand experience, but everything I read says the time to make money driving for Uber, Lyft, ect. is long gone. In the early days they paid well because they needed a ton of drivers....
Forum: National 2A Issues November 30th, 2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,772
Posted By Gizmo98
PA allows OC without permit everywhere but Philly...

PA allows OC without permit everywhere but Philly because it's a City of the First Class. Those with a permit can carry anywhere.
Forum: National 2A Issues November 30th, 2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,772
Posted By Gizmo98
Let's just say hypothetically (and I want to be...

Let's just say hypothetically (and I want to be clear that I'm not saying this was the situation) that you witness a couple arguing and it's pretty apparent the guy is about to kick the shit out of a...
Forum: Rifles November 13th, 2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 986
Posted By Gizmo98
Caliber doesn't determine whether it's a pistol...

Caliber doesn't determine whether it's a pistol or rifle. That is a pistol. The barrel is under 16", and it doesn't have a stock. It is MD legal assuming it's on the roster, which I doubt. If you...
Forum: Rifles October 25th, 2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,924
Posted By Gizmo98
I can't imagine, even in a state as stoopid as...

I can't imagine, even in a state as stoopid as MD, that someone would be prosecuted for swapping barrels and keeping the old barrel. He clearly went to the extra effort to take off the extra killy...
Forum: Central Maryland October 20th, 2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,564
Posted By Gizmo98
I'm pretty sure the theory of disparate force...

I'm pretty sure the theory of disparate force would apply here. 2 vs. 1, regardless of the age, is a recipe for death or serious bodily injury. If two kids are kicking the shit out of me, I'm going...
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