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Forum: National 2A Issues Yesterday, 09:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,287
Posted By Mike OTDP
The receiver on a Sten (or a lot of other...

The receiver on a Sten (or a lot of other subguns) is a length of steel tubing with slots cut in it. And there was one guy who made an AK receiver...from a shovel blade. Does ATF propose to shut...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 15th, 2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,045
Posted By Mike OTDP
I think the big argument is ex post facto...

I think the big argument is ex post facto lawmaking. People bought braced pistols in good faith, having been informed that this was legal. Now ATF wants to change their interpertation of the law...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 10th, 2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By Mike OTDP
Which is why they're ditching it. Every minor...

Which is why they're ditching it. Every minor modification had a separate stock number, it was a PITA for everybody involved.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 10th, 2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,177
Posted By Mike OTDP
Also worth mentioning in comments. There are...

Also worth mentioning in comments. There are firearms that can't be registered as SBRs in Maryland, both due to that and due to length requirements.
Forum: National 2A Issues June 8th, 2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,045
Posted By Mike OTDP
I'm not so sure they can. My reading is that...

I'm not so sure they can. My reading is that practically any AR-based firearm would not be able to comply.
Forum: National 2A Issues June 7th, 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,045
Posted By Mike OTDP
This. Of course, offering a tax-free...

This. Of course, offering a tax-free registration period would overwhelm ATF's ability to process Form 1s.

But that form is 100% sham-show, designed to automatically classify any braced pistol...
Forum: Capital Region May 25th, 2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,052
Posted By Mike OTDP
This. I've got a 10-meter air pistol range in my...

This. I've got a 10-meter air pistol range in my house, and you can be certain I'm using a proper pellet trap.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 12th, 2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,233
Posted By Mike OTDP
No, the OP is right. We need to have one or two...

No, the OP is right. We need to have one or two bills to support. Hard.

What I think is do-able:

1. Deep-six the Handgun Roster. Which accomplishes nothing except to keep Marylanders from...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 11th, 2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,283
Posted By Mike OTDP
The kiosks are set up to do both fingerprints and...

The kiosks are set up to do both fingerprints and photos. Or you can upload a photo. Silencer Shop will let you charge the transfer fee. The trust? That's a relic of the Bad Old Days when you...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 9th, 2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,283
Posted By Mike OTDP
For the OP... 1. A dedicated .22LR can will...

For the OP...

1. A dedicated .22LR can will work best. Be sure not to buy more can than you need...a lot of people want full-auto, then they want .22LR/5.7x28/.22 Mag...all of which increase...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 7th, 2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By Mike OTDP
I've got a CGS Kraken, which is the same thing. ...

I've got a CGS Kraken, which is the same thing. Reasonably lightweight. Good suppression.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 6th, 2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,833
Posted By Mike OTDP
I've got a similar issue...I've got a W&C, with...

I've got a similar issue...I've got a W&C, with the restriction "while employed with DOD". I'm retiring in two months (got offered a large buyout). But my G&S isn't just the clearance, it's that...
Forum: Handguns May 5th, 2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By Mike OTDP
True...but the MR73 is equivalent to a Korth.

True...but the MR73 is equivalent to a Korth.
Forum: Rimfire May 2nd, 2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,300
Posted By Mike OTDP
I've got a Beretta 950 with a threaded...

I've got a Beretta 950 with a threaded barrel...and a Walther OSP without.
Forum: Virginia April 28th, 2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Mike OTDP
Ten years ago, I'd thought to retire to the...

Ten years ago, I'd thought to retire to the Winchester area. Today...no. My ultimate retirement home will be just over the border in WV.
Forum: Black Powder April 26th, 2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By Mike OTDP
I've gotten mine at Back Creek. They might have...

I've gotten mine at Back Creek. They might have to order it in special from the Swiss importer. But it's on their Web site.
Forum: National 2A Issues April 26th, 2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 45,436
Posted By Mike OTDP
From a tactical perspective, I think it's a lot...

From a tactical perspective, I think it's a lot easier to get from May Issue (but won't) to Shall Issue than it is to go straight to Constitutional Carry.
Forum: National 2A Issues April 26th, 2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 45,436
Posted By Mike OTDP
I’ll take Shall Issue as a win. Twice on Sundays.

I’ll take Shall Issue as a win. Twice on Sundays.
Forum: Black Powder April 26th, 2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By Mike OTDP
As others have noted, Pyrodex won't reliably...

As others have noted, Pyrodex won't reliably ignite with a flintlock. People have made duplex loads work (~10 grains of BP, then Pyrodex on top), but I'd strongly recommend getting proper black...
Forum: Virginia April 22nd, 2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Mike OTDP
This is why I'm not a big supporter of "muh...

This is why I'm not a big supporter of "muh feddelism" when it comes to criminal law. This is the third decade of the twenty-first century, I can eat breakfast at home, get in my car, and eat lunch...
Forum: National 2A Issues April 19th, 2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 45,436
Posted By Mike OTDP
I could see Roberts trying to stall a year or...

I could see Roberts trying to stall a year or two. Issue a decision after the 2022 midterms...when the odds of a successful court-packing scheme should go to zero.
Forum: Gunsmithing April 14th, 2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Mike OTDP
I'd talk to Lauren at J2 Defense.

I'd talk to Lauren at J2 Defense.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues April 12th, 2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,444
Posted By Mike OTDP
Thatís putting it mildly.

Thatís putting it mildly.
Forum: Handguns April 6th, 2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,383
Posted By Mike OTDP
Comrade WGramon is wise in sistemas of firearm...

Comrade WGramon is wise in sistemas of firearm technologies. If need to shoot through vest of armor, is to use advanced Tokarev pistol. Soviet Union invent and field cartridge to penetrate armor...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 6th, 2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,894
Posted By Mike OTDP
Thinking about it, I wonder if we could get the...

Thinking about it, I wonder if we could get the ATF Import Points business revoked for C&R items. That legislation is an implementation of the Gun Control Act of 1968, which is, after all, now 51...
Forum: Rifles March 29th, 2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,155
Posted By Mike OTDP
Yup. My competitive fires are focused on the...

Yup. My competitive fires are focused on the precision disciplines, so it really doesn't matter to me.
Forum: Gun Shows March 29th, 2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,917
Posted By Mike OTDP
I never minded the jerky and junk vendors. What...

I never minded the jerky and junk vendors. What bothers me is the lack of firearm vendors...and the fact that typically, they were all from Baltimore. If you live in Deep Southern Maryland, as I...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 26th, 2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Mike OTDP
Wonderful!

Wonderful!
Forum: Gunsmithing March 25th, 2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By Mike OTDP
I'd be tempted to build it into a pistol...but...

I'd be tempted to build it into a pistol...but with a full-length barrel. Swap the endcap for a stock whenever you leave the state.
Forum: Rifles March 25th, 2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,155
Posted By Mike OTDP
In any case, I went ahead and bought a PTR MP5...

In any case, I went ahead and bought a PTR MP5 clone. The B&T was very tempting, but the MP5 is Old School...like me.
Forum: Rifles March 16th, 2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,155
Posted By Mike OTDP
9mm PCC - MP5 clone, MPX, or what?

I'm looking for a 9mm braced pistol. Range toy/home defense, my competitive focus is elsewhere. I'm looking at MP5 clones (probably PTR), the Sig MPX, maybe Angstadt Arms, maybe the AK-V...but I'm...
Forum: Gun Shows March 10th, 2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,330
Posted By Mike OTDP
The Richmond shows are OK. If nothing else, you...

The Richmond shows are OK. If nothing else, you get a different set of dealers.
Forum: National 2A Issues February 16th, 2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,570
Posted By Mike OTDP
Damn, I wish we had representation in Congress. ...

Damn, I wish we had representation in Congress. We ought to be able to get riders on this that would do some good. Redefinition of "antique" from 1898 to ~1938. Ditch the "sporting purposes" for...
Forum: Handguns January 27th, 2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,715
Posted By Mike OTDP
Back to the OP... The classic answer is a...

Back to the OP...

The classic answer is a S&W Model 14 in .38 Special, Model 17 in .22 LR. 6-inch barrel, 3-Ts (target trigger, target hammer, target grips). Smith Model 19s are good. Model 25s...
Forum: Handguns January 25th, 2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By Mike OTDP
My rough estimate would be on the order of $1200,...

My rough estimate would be on the order of $1200, but you'd have to check the completed GunBroker auctions. FWIW, I'd probably dispose of it through GunBroker.
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