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Forum: School of the American Rifle Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 3,903
Posted By rob-cubed
ATF rules laid the groundwork for this a few...

ATF rules laid the groundwork for this a few years ago, so I'm not surprised. Changing an imported sporter to non-922(r) configuration is manufacturing, even if it only involves changing some...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 27th, 2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,232
Posted By rob-cubed
One cache of ammo is not enough.

One cache of ammo is not enough.
Forum: Rifles July 27th, 2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By rob-cubed
I don't have a Robarms XCR but it's never been...

I don't have a Robarms XCR but it's never been widely adopted so you are better off going with another ARternative.

There are a bunch of similar designs by competing manufacturers, including much...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II July 26th, 2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 912
Posted By rob-cubed
I went M11/9 with a .22 conversion upper as the...

I went M11/9 with a .22 conversion upper as the "cheap" route. If I wasn't worried about paying for college for my daughter, I'd get a registered, converted AR-15 lower which offers even more options...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 25th, 2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,032
Posted By rob-cubed
It's accurate, it's lightweight, it's dependable....

It's accurate, it's lightweight, it's dependable.

In spite of closing in on 60 years old, it's still relevant. The poly-framed piston-driven wunder-rifles will eventually replace it just like the...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 19th, 2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,110
Posted By rob-cubed
I'm *sure* they will try again. If there's one...

I'm *sure* they will try again. If there's one thing that's consistent in Annapolis, it's that new anti-gun legislation will be pushed forward every session.

<sarcasm> Which is a good thing,...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 7th, 2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By rob-cubed
Not too long ago in the distant era of...

Not too long ago in the distant era of pre-FSA2013 deadline purchases there were many of us waiting for months to be "not disapproved". The law says 7 days but some FFLs held out. Until they all said...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II July 7th, 2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By rob-cubed
Reason being, anything you have to pay a tax...

Reason being, anything you have to pay a tax stamp for is Federal domain. Supersedes MD law for the most part (not in every case but in general).
Forum: Western Maryland June 29th, 2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,390
Posted By rob-cubed
The masonry sure is pretty but if you want...

The masonry sure is pretty but if you want utilitarian rustic go with a metal drum with some holes punched in the bottom.

I don't have room on my property for a permanent fire pit, but I drag out...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 28th, 2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By rob-cubed
And let's not forget that Virginia Tech involved...

And let's not forget that Virginia Tech involved handguns, and the firearm incident that created in the Brady group and resulted in Fed background checks was a .22 caliber revolver.

This is not...
Forum: Rifles June 28th, 2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By rob-cubed
Not sure where you are located but Duffy's always...

Not sure where you are located but Duffy's always seems to have a couple VZs on the wall. You can get a cheap-ish AR for that price too.

Frankly I'd go for the AR. And this is coming from a...
Forum: Duffy's Gun Room June 27th, 2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By rob-cubed
Stay away if you know what's good for you. ...

Stay away if you know what's good for you.

And get their machine gun shoot tickets early. Lesson learned.
Forum: National 2A Issues June 27th, 2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
Posted By rob-cubed
While I would agree that one of the surest ways...

While I would agree that one of the surest ways to predict future violence is by looking at someone's record of past violence...

This is also not a guarantee of future violence, nor even of...
Forum: Central Maryland June 27th, 2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By rob-cubed
As others have said the first and least expensive...

As others have said the first and least expensive form of remediation is looking at downspouts and overall property drainage. Instead of the water migrating away from the foundation it sits next to...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 26th, 2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,188
Posted By rob-cubed
Huh, I thought that was just Federal. In...

Huh, I thought that was just Federal.

In that case the MSP's database of gun ownership is illegal. As is New York's. Or potentially any state that has someone other than the FFL making the NICS...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 25th, 2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,188
Posted By rob-cubed
Interesting way to subvert Fed law. Feds can't...

Interesting way to subvert Fed law. Feds can't keep gun ownership records but states can, and sharing with Feds is OK.

Only a matter of time before Annapolis decides this is "common sense".
Forum: Competitive Shooting June 24th, 2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,531
Posted By rob-cubed
The KD exercise at Bowie was great (adjusting for...

The KD exercise at Bowie was great (adjusting for bullet drop and understanding holdover/under).
Forum: Handguns June 22nd, 2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By rob-cubed
I used to hate Glocks but they work, and work...

I used to hate Glocks but they work, and work well for a wide variety of hand sizes.

The hardest thing to get used to if you are accommodated to double/single triggers is the mushy striker-fired...
Forum: Rifles June 21st, 2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By rob-cubed
Looks cool to me but it's a rather niche solution...

Looks cool to me but it's a rather niche solution to a problem Kel-Tech has already solved.

Granted the SU-16C is a pound heavier but the stock folds into a smaller package, and it's a heavier...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 21st, 2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By rob-cubed
And "gun-free zones are playgrounds for mass...

And "gun-free zones are playgrounds for mass shootings" but God forbid we tell it like it is.

Heads would explode.

Maybe the grabbers are getting that desperate to pass anything under any...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 19th, 2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Posted By rob-cubed
If I had any confidence that: a) My firearm...

If I had any confidence that:

a) My firearm would not be confiscated, and
b) I wouldn't be detained for questioning at a station

I'd seriously consider OC'ing a rifle.

But at some point...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 15th, 2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,646
Posted By rob-cubed
I've attended one too many firearms training...

I've attended one too many firearms training classes.

I've bought too much ammo.

I spend too much time on this forum.

There's got to be a threat implied to national security in there...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 14th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,442
Posted By rob-cubed
The fact is these "lone wolf" attacks are near...

The fact is these "lone wolf" attacks are near impossible to predict and protect against. Obama can't do sh*t to stop them. Nor can the next president.

This guy cleared low-level background...
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 13th, 2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By rob-cubed
As mentioned, most of the really desirable fish...

As mentioned, most of the really desirable fish are predatory/territorial and need to be teased into the hook. Most of them have been around long enough to recognize a cheap lure dragged through the...
Forum: Handguns June 13th, 2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By rob-cubed
Not too long ago, lots of people talked about...

Not too long ago, lots of people talked about Glocks the same way. Bricks. Ugly. Tactical tupperware.

I'm not saying Hi Points are in the same class at all, but I kind of want one.
Forum: National 2A Issues June 9th, 2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By rob-cubed
Rather ironically, it's the 3% that seem to have...

Rather ironically, it's the 3% that seem to have no clue in this poll.
Forum: The Depot June 9th, 2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By rob-cubed
How adequate is rubber surgical tubing for a...

How adequate is rubber surgical tubing for a tourniquet? It has a lot of other non-medical uses but I'm guessing still not as good as a CAT?
Forum: The Depot June 8th, 2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By rob-cubed
Good to know :thumbsup:

Good to know :thumbsup:
Forum: The Depot June 7th, 2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By rob-cubed
I'm not a medical guy but tourniquets are...

I'm not a medical guy but tourniquets are basically a last resort. You want to lose a limb or die from blood loss? That's the choice you make with a tourniquet. This guy was pretty casual about the...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 31st, 2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 820
Posted By rob-cubed
If that came across the wrong way, apologies. ...

If that came across the wrong way, apologies.

Supply and demand.

Look at housing or gas or food prices. Identical products with radically different valuation based on simple geography. Except...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 31st, 2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 820
Posted By rob-cubed
It's why they keep passing new gun laws. More...

It's why they keep passing new gun laws. More hoops to jump through = higher prices = less gun ownership/culture = more higher prices due to lack of sales. You don't have to outright ban guns, you...
Forum: Handguns May 21st, 2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 947
Posted By rob-cubed
So unrealistic... in today's society the good guy...

So unrealistic... in today's society the good guy can't carry a gun, and the bad guys will be packing instead.
Forum: Gunsmithing May 21st, 2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,648
Posted By rob-cubed
Cheap presses will punch holes in things just...

Cheap presses will punch holes in things just fine. I've been using a crappy HF press for years and it does most things I ask of it.

But if I had to do it over, I'd look for used equipment on...
Forum: Rifles May 20th, 2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By rob-cubed
I can dream. Even just an issue Russian...

I can dream.

Even just an issue Russian rifle with an integrated rear peep would be really, really useful.

But: if you miss the first shot, you will still miss the second. Controlled recoil is...
Forum: School of the American Rifle May 17th, 2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By rob-cubed
Any recommends for a good A1 fixed stock? I...

Any recommends for a good A1 fixed stock? I ordered one a few years ago--I forget from where--and both the daughter and me prefer it vs the A2. We both end up running adjustables at the A1 length.
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