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Forum: Edged Weapons January 4th, 2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By JoeRinMD
I've done quite a few over the past few years and...

I've done quite a few over the past few years and got back into it, in a fairly major way, in 2019, including a full set of kitchen knives as a housewarming gift for friends when we visited them in...
Forum: National 2A Issues December 9th, 2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 150,799
Posted By JoeRinMD
Very, VERY well done!! It's YUUUUUUGGGGGE to...

Very, VERY well done!! It's YUUUUUUGGGGGE to have someone involved who understands the strategy, tactics, and practice of news organizations and how to disrupt them, when required.

JoeR
Forum: Rimfire October 15th, 2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By JoeRinMD
Thanks for the offer. Feel free to PM the target...

Thanks for the offer. Feel free to PM the target at your convenience. The CZ Scout is waaaaaay too small for him now, but we'd both appreciate the challenge of 200 yd shooting with a rimfire. ...
Forum: Rimfire October 14th, 2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By JoeRinMD
I don't know how I missed this thread when you...

I don't know how I missed this thread when you first posted it. I did a very similar conversion back in 2003 for my son to use a CZ Scout for NRA Smallbore at AAF&G. For his rifle, I bought an...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 27th, 2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,200
Posted By JoeRinMD
I enjoy Noir's presentation, for both style and...

I enjoy Noir's presentation, for both style and content. It must be the policy analyst in me, matching with his legal approach to our rights. And, along the same lines, I enjoyed Billy Johnson's...
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 5th, 2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By JoeRinMD
If you're serious about wanting a guide boat,...

If you're serious about wanting a guide boat, this just came up in an email today...but you have to go to Maine to pick it up:

2018 Custom Built Maine Square Stern Guide Boat -- $6,500 --...
Forum: Central Maryland June 3rd, 2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,332
Posted By JoeRinMD
BeoBill, Please accept my sympathy for the...

BeoBill,

Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your grandson. Once again, the only fitting thing to say is there aren't words to express my thoughts for you and your family's loss.

JoeR
Forum: The Depot May 5th, 2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By JoeRinMD
That's exactly the point of QC systems, like Six...

That's exactly the point of QC systems, like Six Sigma,...manufacturing quality into the product, not having to test the bad ones out. Off-spec parts down in the parts per million range.

JoeR
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 5th, 2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,259
Posted By JoeRinMD
Yes, it makes sense to me to do that kind of...

Yes, it makes sense to me to do that kind of calculation. If they started work right out of college at 22, at 51 years old, they'd have 29 yrs of service with the firm...and get to 80.

JoeR
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 5th, 2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,259
Posted By JoeRinMD
One company I'm familiar with had this...

One company I'm familiar with had this characteristic. You had to make the "Rule of 80" in age + yrs of service at the firm to get the defined benefit pension.

OTOH, I've always been in a 401k...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 13th, 2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,615
Posted By JoeRinMD
Fabs, I agree that it would be more efficient to...

Fabs, I agree that it would be more efficient to combine them into a single QL, but this isn't about being efficient. The only real goal is to make it more onerous for a person to obtain a gun...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 10th, 2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 40,331
Posted By JoeRinMD
Good! I hadn't thought to compare those two...

Good! I hadn't thought to compare those two dates and use that as the assumption for "flipping" as opposed to collecting. I've seen lots of guns at the Chantilly show that still had the original...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 10th, 2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,232
Posted By JoeRinMD
That's my normal parking spot for these events. ...

That's my normal parking spot for these events. Even if you're way out near the College Creek bridge, it's an easy walk to the State House by cutting diagonally across the St. Johns campus back to...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 10th, 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 40,331
Posted By JoeRinMD
While not as long as others, I've been involved...

While not as long as others, I've been involved with the CMP for almost 15 yrs and have bought quite a few firearms from them. When you walk the aisles at gunshows, like Chantilly, you can see that...
Forum: Edged Weapons March 10th, 2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By JoeRinMD
I'm the same way, the designated carver for most...

I'm the same way, the designated carver for most family gatherings. In fact, we just got back from a ski trip to a rented house in Utah. We all love to cook, but I'm the one who packed a recently...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 2nd, 2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,932
Posted By JoeRinMD
We're heading to Park City for a ski trip, so...

We're heading to Park City for a ski trip, so won't be able to make this one. But, I'll be there for the next Monday!

JoeR
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 1st, 2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 31,181
Posted By JoeRinMD
This is a phenomenal quote to apply in...

This is a phenomenal quote to apply in discussions. It exposes the fallacy of "Universal Background Checks." AIUI, the Capital Gazette killer went through the background check process and still...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 25th, 2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 40,331
Posted By JoeRinMD
Sadly, I'm in the same (no number) boat. JoeR

Sadly, I'm in the same (no number) boat.

JoeR
Forum: Western Maryland February 20th, 2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,166
Posted By JoeRinMD
Same here. I loved the old-time charm of the...

Same here. I loved the old-time charm of the former storefront in Hancock. The Hagerstown store seems much more sterile. And I agree, it caters to REALLY high-end arms. I can't think of a store...
Forum: Rimfire February 11th, 2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,896
Posted By JoeRinMD
Mine was a 10-22 I bought from a guy I worked...

Mine was a 10-22 I bought from a guy I worked with when we were still in VA. The only parts left of the original gun are the receiver, bolt and trigger guard. Everything else has been upgraded...
Forum: Shotguns January 20th, 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,505
Posted By JoeRinMD
FYI -- according to their website, they have 22...

FYI -- according to their website, they have 22 stations of sporting clays. There may be a couple that are out of service, but still quite a few stations to practice your skills.

JoeR
Forum: Edged Weapons October 28th, 2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 215,557
Posted By JoeRinMD
I just got back from 2 weeks in Sicily and...

I just got back from 2 weeks in Sicily and brought this back as a memento of the vacation.

https://www.mdshooters.com/gallery/files/3/1/4/9/sicilian_knife.jpg

JoeR
Forum: Rimfire October 18th, 2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,483
Posted By JoeRinMD
Another even better option is the CZ Scout. It...

Another even better option is the CZ Scout. It comes with a single shot sled, but takes standard 5 or 10 round magazines. My son used one for NRA small bore target shooting until he graduated to...
Forum: Shotguns October 2nd, 2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,264
Posted By JoeRinMD
Actually, before I typed my initial posting, I...

Actually, before I typed my initial posting, I was thinking of a gun like the Beretta DT-11 as the highest end of the "functional" line. Above that it's much more about the ornamentation (engraving,...
Forum: Shotguns October 2nd, 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,264
Posted By JoeRinMD
From my observation, it appears that the "break...

From my observation, it appears that the "break point" between adding to the functional aspects of the shotgun, and where the engraving/ornamentation/wood quality takes over is between $5,000 and...
Forum: Shotguns October 1st, 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,862
Posted By JoeRinMD
About 10 yrs ago, I picked up a Sears J.C....

About 10 yrs ago, I picked up a Sears J.C. Higgins-marked Savage 311 at the Armory in Annapolis for a bargain price, but it came complete with a cracked stock and a forearm that wouldn't stay...
Forum: Rifles September 27th, 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By JoeRinMD
This design appeals to me a lot. However, one...

This design appeals to me a lot. However, one aspect I don't like is that the newer plastic furniture doesn't look like the old-school bakelite material from the original design. That's one of the...
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 27th, 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,859
Posted By JoeRinMD
I live about 5 minutes from AAF&G. To me, that's...

I live about 5 minutes from AAF&G. To me, that's a huge advantage, even with the club's restricted shooting hours. I still belong to the Goddard Gun Club, a member club of AGC. I used to buy a...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 19th, 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By JoeRinMD
My buddies and I have done 3 lowers with the 5D...

My buddies and I have done 3 lowers with the 5D Tactical Jig. Works very well.

JoeR
Forum: Wanted to Buy September 12th, 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,536
Posted By JoeRinMD
Since it fits within the general topic of 30-30...

Since it fits within the general topic of 30-30 bolt guns, here's a link to Tincanbandit's restoration of a tired old Savage/Stevens model 325C:
...
Forum: United Gun Shop September 11th, 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,822
Views: 1,018,442
Posted By JoeRinMD
Sending a PM right now. Put me down for it. ...

Sending a PM right now. Put me down for it.

JoeR
Forum: Central Maryland August 25th, 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,774
Posted By JoeRinMD
This afternoon, we went to visit friends near...

This afternoon, we went to visit friends near Lovettsville, VA and on the way back home swung by Marley Station. I was impressed by the number of cars there, probably about 200. The majority of...
Forum: Recreational Shooting August 8th, 2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,722
Posted By JoeRinMD
Exactly right. And that's part of the reason...

Exactly right. And that's part of the reason for the vetting process. In this area, any "incident", even something seemingly as minor as shooting outside of the agreed hours, could spell...
Forum: Recreational Shooting August 7th, 2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,722
Posted By JoeRinMD
But some of the affiliate clubs can be very...

But some of the affiliate clubs can be very inexpensive. IIRC as low as $20/yr. I belong to the Goddard Gun Club and it's down at that level. But, just like you, I live close to AAF&G and hated...
Forum: National 2A Issues August 7th, 2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,822
Posted By JoeRinMD
Done.

Done.
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