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Forum: Recreational Shooting November 20th, 2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,272
Posted By Biggfoot44
Carbine length gas was selected for use with...

Carbine length gas was selected for use with 14.7in Bbl, not 16in . ( And selected to err on the side of caution , of having plenty of gas even for worst case combat condition of filthy rifles .)
Forum: Handguns November 20th, 2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By Biggfoot44
If you think you want Treasury Load , instead use...

If you think you want Treasury Load , instead use WWB 110gr jhp .357 . A "medium" .357 load , less than 100fps difference between Treas Loads , depending on respective Lot numbers .

FWIW ,...
Forum: Handguns November 20th, 2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By Biggfoot44
That part is simple . The main variable from the...

That part is simple . The main variable from the shooter's viewpoint will be the frame length . Test shoot an Officers to see how the short frame works for you in your hands , compared to a Commander...
Forum: Handguns November 18th, 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 720
Posted By Biggfoot44
And that is purported to be a good thing ?

And that is purported to be a good thing ?
Forum: Handguns November 18th, 2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By Biggfoot44
Damn , this thread is almost motivating me to...

Damn , this thread is almost motivating me to break out my ( so-called ) Series 70 Combat Commander .
Forum: Handguns November 18th, 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By Biggfoot44
Okaaaay . Actually , I'm surprised the...

Okaaaay .

Actually , I'm surprised the thread made it this far without 1911 bashing generally .
Forum: Handguns November 18th, 2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By Biggfoot44
Felt recoil is personal & subjective, etc, etc,...

Felt recoil is personal & subjective, etc, etc, but that wasn't my experience . Yeah, a light weight Commander kicks more than a steel 1911 , but not disporportionately, and still quite manageable ....
Forum: Competitive Shooting November 18th, 2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 807
Posted By Biggfoot44
Because their Policy says so .

Because their Policy says so .
Forum: Rifles November 18th, 2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By Biggfoot44
The difference between .22lr v .22WMR is a lot...

The difference between .22lr v .22WMR is a lot less meaningful , than that between .410 vs 20ga .
Forum: Handguns November 18th, 2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 720
Posted By Biggfoot44
Well ...... It would probably count as being...

Well ......
It would probably count as being a more or less full powered .357 , but not particularly hot .

Hornaday's published " handgun " velocity is from an 8in test bbl . That may...
Forum: Handguns November 18th, 2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By Biggfoot44
You say that like that's a bad thing :) . A...

You say that like that's a bad thing :) . A 2.75in Speed Six has a more better fireball .

But seriously , that does point to recoil and muzzle blast as selection factors .
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues November 18th, 2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,430
Posted By Biggfoot44
I once knew someone who took a vacation in El...

I once knew someone who took a vacation in El Salvador during their Civil War . He had a great time .
Forum: Rifles November 18th, 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By Biggfoot44
Sounds like you want a 20ga version . ( 20ga is a...

Sounds like you want a 20ga version . ( 20ga is a function " normal " shotgun . .410 is niche . Some people enjoy that niche , but it is a specialized cal/ bore .)

Your choices are the Chiappa,...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues November 18th, 2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By Biggfoot44
One Transaction = Same FFL , paperwork done at...

One Transaction = Same FFL , paperwork done at same time .

If not done as . Nevermind ! If my reading comprehension properly kicked in, you stated that you just recieved your Designated...
Forum: Handguns November 18th, 2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By Biggfoot44
Lead Hollow Point ********************* ...

Lead Hollow Point

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I know the OP is legitimately asking , to find a suitable choice for his requirements . But " Most Bestest " ammo is Ford v Chevy , Tastes Great v...
Forum: Handguns November 18th, 2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,672
Posted By Biggfoot44
On the few times I pocket carried, it went into...

On the few times I pocket carried, it went into Left ( weak hand ) pocket . They keys, etc went into right pocket along with the knife, coins, etc .

On deep back burner thought about cargo...
Forum: Competitive Shooting November 18th, 2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 807
Posted By Biggfoot44
Actual address is Glen Dale , but it is near...

Actual address is Glen Dale , but it is near Greenbelt Rd , and only a few minutes from the eastern border of Greenbelt city .

Was built by Winchester circa 1977 . ( Winchester built it, had...
Forum: Gun Shows November 17th, 2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,118
Posted By Biggfoot44
The same place Diving Driver got his plain box...

The same place Diving Driver got his plain box 9BP also had .45acp Golden Sabre Bonded for $22/ 50rds .
Forum: Gun Shows November 17th, 2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,118
Posted By Biggfoot44
It's the other way around . I already don't have...

It's the other way around . I already don't have hair because of genetics, and need to wear hats to protect my head .
Forum: National 2A Issues November 17th, 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,148
Posted By Biggfoot44
I was including - Not easily defeated, requiring...

I was including - Not easily defeated, requiring huge efforts and heavy costs of $$ and casulties, and years to eventually defeat . This was to contrast the idea that merely having technology and...
Forum: National 2A Issues November 17th, 2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,148
Posted By Biggfoot44
But somewhat more seriously re : one side has...

But somewhat more seriously re : one side has nukes ( or more generally large high tech millitary of standards of the era ) vs small , low tech resistance :

Phillipine guerillas vs Spanish...
Forum: Gunsmithing November 17th, 2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Biggfoot44
What TSS said above . Just use usual care and...

What TSS said above . Just use usual care and precautions you would do anyway .
Forum: Gun Shows November 17th, 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,118
Posted By Biggfoot44
Thanks, but I was able to make a small donation...

Thanks, but I was able to make a small donation to NRA, and get a hat .
Forum: Gun Shows November 17th, 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,118
Posted By Biggfoot44
And keeping up the holster tradition , picked up...

And keeping up the holster tradition , picked up a Bianchi 19L for 1911 with Myrtle Beach PD marking, and a Hunter 4500 series .
Forum: National 2A Issues November 17th, 2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,991
Posted By Biggfoot44
Not sure if VGPlayer is discussing the little...

Not sure if VGPlayer is discussing the little Clip Only do hickys , or discussing a holster , probably IWB , that attatches via belt clip ?

The "clip only do hicky " is a big step up over...
Forum: Gun Shows November 17th, 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,118
Posted By Biggfoot44
Been a life member over 40yrs , and I'm ticked...

Been a life member over 40yrs , and I'm ticked off about not getting a hat every year .
Forum: Recreational Shooting November 17th, 2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,272
Posted By Biggfoot44
Desired price point ? ie most economical that...

Desired price point ? ie most economical that will do ? Not a big issues as long as sort of in the middle ? Money no object ?

From your post, I read an emphasis on reliability . Any thoughts...
Forum: Gun Shows November 16th, 2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,118
Posted By Biggfoot44
Under Va law, certain long guns require two ID's...

Under Va law, certain long guns require two ID's .

I usually participate in these things on Saturdays , but one time I had other obligations and had to go Friday . It's pretty much as already...
Forum: Introductions November 16th, 2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 255
Posted By Biggfoot44
Welcome ! Never lived there , but went to...

Welcome !

Never lived there , but went to school and worked there back in the day .
Forum: Gunsmithing November 16th, 2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Biggfoot44
No. Probably . But if so inclined , you...

No.

Probably . But if so inclined , you could use a dab of cold blue to touch up .
Forum: National 2A Issues November 16th, 2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Biggfoot44
It was a serious thing in the 1960's to early...

It was a serious thing in the 1960's to early '70s ( Md's 1972 Carry Statute started out as effort for total ban , the resultant Carry Permit scheme was the resultant compromise .)

It was a...
Forum: National 2A Issues November 16th, 2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,991
Posted By Biggfoot44
The original format 1911 flavor ClipDraw goes...

The original format 1911 flavor ClipDraw goes back to at least the 1960's . Likewise the Barami Hip Grip for most revolvers .

And indeed , both those products indeed " work " , in the context...
Forum: Introductions November 16th, 2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By Biggfoot44
Welcome !

Welcome !
Forum: Handguns November 16th, 2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By Biggfoot44
Commander . And a "real " commander of 4.25 in . ...

Commander . And a "real " commander of 4.25 in .

Because that's as much as you can shrink a 1911 , and still function reasonably like a 1911 , you can't alter the laws of physics .


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Forum: National 2A Issues November 16th, 2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,991
Posted By Biggfoot44
The quoted portion of DCMR specifies " on the...

The quoted portion of DCMR specifies " on the person " , so purse briefcase , dayplanner, etc would be No Bueno .

A " fanny pack " that is designed on purpose to carry a gun , and is worn...
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