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Forum: Handguns June 27th, 2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
Those look nice. Post a pic when you get em on if...

Those look nice. Post a pic when you get em on if you don't mind. Also interested to see if it makes it any more less concealable. I'm just concerned about the sight getting snagged on the draw.
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Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 26th, 2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 222,274
Posted By AKbythebay
From my reading on this thread 30 days seems...

From my reading on this thread 30 days seems around the norm. I'm on day 7 and nothing has been done yet.

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Forum: Handguns June 24th, 2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
Thanks for your comments, they are very helpful. ...

Thanks for your comments, they are very helpful. I'm slowly leaning more and more toward the Ruger. No gun is perfect, but for my needs (compact, lightweight, reliable carry gun) the Ruger seems to...
Forum: Eastern Shore June 24th, 2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By AKbythebay
I was printed there last Friday, but thank you! ...

I was printed there last Friday, but thank you!

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Forum: Handguns June 22nd, 2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
Sorry my fault. When you said grip safety I...

Sorry my fault. When you said grip safety I thought you were talking about the new style internal lock that comes on these guns located just above the cylinder release lever.

I've heard...
Forum: Handguns June 21st, 2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
I don't believe that's true. The last gun I...

I don't believe that's true. The last gun I bought had a keyed lock on the hammer and I did not need to purchase the additional separate lock.

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Forum: Handguns June 21st, 2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
Then I have to pay for the damn lock that I will...

Then I have to pay for the damn lock that I will use one time and toss out. Is it worth paying for that to avoid getting the internal lock on the 642?

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Forum: Handguns June 21st, 2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
Can you tell me more about this? The safety is...

Can you tell me more about this? The safety is one of the things pushing me away from the S&W. I have heard that the safety can sometimes accidentally lock while firing the gun. Not sure if this is...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 21st, 2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 222,274
Posted By AKbythebay
Submitted my application and prints this past...

Submitted my application and prints this past Friday June 19. Fingers crossed. Will update when approved.

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Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 21st, 2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By AKbythebay
Wish I had thought of that ahead of time. My...

Wish I had thought of that ahead of time. My deal who I bought the gun from called me about the recall and said to bring the gun to him so thats what I did. I talked to Rossi directly and they said...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 21st, 2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By AKbythebay
LOL I'll do my best [emoji16] I downsized...

LOL I'll do my best [emoji16]

I downsized not too long ago. Might be time for a couple additions to the stable.

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Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 20th, 2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By AKbythebay
Has to go thru a licensed FFL. They are...

Has to go thru a licensed FFL. They are replacing a defective Rossi with a different gun (Taurus). I had my FFL dealer talk to MSP about it directly and they said I had to get the HQL and do the...
Forum: Handguns June 20th, 2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
That's probably going to be the final two. I've...

That's probably going to be the final two. I've watched a bunch of YouTube reviews on them and seems like both have advantages and disadvantages vs the other.

Ruger:
Lighter weight
Better grips...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 19th, 2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By AKbythebay
Good news: Well I got my live scan prints done...

Good news: Well I got my live scan prints done today, and I DID remember to ask :)

Bad news: They had no idea :sad20:
Forum: Handguns June 19th, 2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
I'm going up to Cabelas next week. I know I...

I'm going up to Cabelas next week. I know I can't buy there but hopefully they have a couple of the models listed in this thread to look at. The S&W airweight, Ruger LCR, and the Colt Night Cobra...
Forum: Handguns June 19th, 2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
Is the LCRx essentially the same gun with an...

Is the LCRx essentially the same gun with an exposed hammer?

I have a GP100 .357 6" that I have had forever. Great gun. If it's similar to that might be worth a look

But again weight and...
Forum: Handguns June 19th, 2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
I assume this is due to the increased width of...

I assume this is due to the increased width of the cylinder? This is something that concerns me on and CCW revolver. Even the smallest revolvers are going to be significantly wider than a similar...
Forum: Handguns June 19th, 2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
Thanks for the tips. I will definitely check out...

Thanks for the tips. I will definitely check out the Colt. Colt is one wheel gun I have always wanted to own. I'll have to compare the specs on size and especially width and weight but I will look...
Forum: Handguns June 19th, 2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
...oh and to answer your other questions. New or...

...oh and to answer your other questions. New or Used doesn't matter to me. If I find a good one used I would certainly be interested. Five rounds is fine if it helps keep the size down.
Forum: Handguns June 19th, 2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
I want it primarily as a concealed carry gun. So...

I want it primarily as a concealed carry gun. So size and weight are very important. I realize this will not make for an enjoyable range gun, but I have plenty of those already. This will be...
Forum: Handguns June 19th, 2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,382
Posted By AKbythebay
Looking for a CCW revolver

I've always had a fondness for wheel guns. I have a couple carry semi-autos and I'm thinking about picking up a carry revolver

I've been out of the gun shopping game for a while now so I'm...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 18th, 2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By AKbythebay
Not sure. I'm getting mine done tomorrow. I'll...

Not sure. I'm getting mine done tomorrow. I'll try to remember to ask.

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Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 18th, 2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By AKbythebay
Thanks. It's been such a sh!t show with this...

Thanks. It's been such a sh!t show with this damn recall. I really wish I did the right thing and just told the "no thanks" when I first got the notice. It has been one issue after another and...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 18th, 2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By AKbythebay
Thank you And then $50 for the license? ...

Thank you

And then $50 for the license?

What's the standard MD background check for a handgun cost these days? I haven't bought a handgun for 7+ years.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 18th, 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By AKbythebay
Cost for HQL fingerprinting

Getting ready to get printed and apply for an HQL - something I swore I would never do :sad20:

Long story but due to a recall on a handgun I own they have to send me a replacement which is a...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 18th, 2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By AKbythebay
From the HQL website:

From the HQL website:
Forum: Delaware June 16th, 2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,506
Posted By AKbythebay
I hear they are reintroducing the 15 round...

I hear they are reintroducing the 15 round magazine capacity bill this year too. Not happy about this. I am planning to possibly move to DE in about six years and if this passes I'm assuming I...
Forum: Eastern Shore June 1st, 2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,830
Posted By AKbythebay
Update, she has since disappeared. She was there...

Update, she has since disappeared. She was there a few weeks then gone. I suspect it was a female with babies and was just under there until they were capable of leaving but i don't really know. I...
Forum: Eastern Shore June 1st, 2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By AKbythebay
Anyone know if Queen Anne's is open for...

Anyone know if Queen Anne's is open for fingerprinting yet? I need to get that MF'ing HQL that I swore I would never get due to a warranty replacement gun. Need to do the whole freaking process...
Forum: Eastern Shore April 17th, 2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,830
Posted By AKbythebay
Great comments everyone. Leaning towards plugging...

Great comments everyone. Leaning towards plugging him. You think .22 is enough or should I use something a little more powerful? I have a 270 with a nice scope that should do the trick, but if I...
Forum: Eastern Shore April 17th, 2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,830
Posted By AKbythebay
Groundhog under shed

Got a big fat groundhog living under my shed. Should I kill this thing or just let it be? Wife thinks it's cute. I'm wondering what it's doing to my yard.

Can I shoot this thing legally? This...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 18th, 2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 41,527
Posted By AKbythebay
Yep. Let's face it, in Virginia there is still...

Yep. Let's face it, in Virginia there is still some sort of give-and-take in political system. Our's is long gone. People in this state aren't willing to put in that kind of effort because most...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 18th, 2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,344
Posted By AKbythebay
The courts are the only hope at this point,...

The courts are the only hope at this point, seriously. The GA will do what they want. Doesn't matter how many people show up to complain. When one party has complete veto proof control they stomp...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues August 7th, 2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 44,868
Posted By AKbythebay
Wait for the general assembly to come back and...

Wait for the general assembly to come back and eliminate concealed carry for business owners entirely.

Ridiculous that if you OWN a business you are "allowed" to protect yourself 24/7, but if you...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 13th, 2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,574
Posted By AKbythebay
House going on the market the day the wife...

House going on the market the day the wife retires (about six years). Probably headed to DE or FL, but either way it's a hell of an improvement.

Love Texas but too far for us. Have a daughter in...
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