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Forum: Shotguns Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By Occam
Ah. I was picturing “in the chicken coop,” not...

Ah. I was picturing “in the chicken coop,” not Tarzan mode. Definitely better not to lob even small rifle rounds up like that.

So, yes ... new gun! Maybe a S&W Governor. So you can use .45LC or...
Forum: Shotguns Today, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By Occam
For raccoons, up close and personal like that? A...

For raccoons, up close and personal like that? A .22, and suppressed if you have the toys.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues Today, 11:58 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,991
Posted By Occam
Yeah, the big question for a lot of us. Guess...

Yeah, the big question for a lot of us. Guess Iíll find out in February. My gut tells me itís going to be a re-restricted permit and an expensive, months-long, pointless, and ultimately unsuccessful...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,991
Posted By Occam
These guys ARE aware that the panel has...

These guys ARE aware that the panel has previously lifted restrictions, right? Hasn’t anyone they’re denying (removal) simply reminded them of that when they say to tell it to the legislature?
Forum: Handguns July 20th, 2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Occam
The way these “Name Our New [whatever]” social...

The way these “Name Our New [whatever]” social media contests are going, they’re lucky the didn’t have to call it the Shooty McGatface, or worse.
Forum: Handguns July 19th, 2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,736
Posted By Occam
Hey, thanks!

Hey, thanks!
Forum: Handguns July 19th, 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,736
Posted By Occam
Now I feel bad for talking about CZ and not...

Now I feel bad for talking about CZ and not giving out any Walther love. So I went into the safe, and grabbed the only Walther I own for a quick snapshot. Here's Herr PP, by way of Interarms. I've...
Forum: Rifles July 19th, 2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,089
Posted By Occam
It makes Chad happy. Done. Over and out.

It makes Chad happy. Done.

Over and out.
Forum: Handguns July 19th, 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,736
Posted By Occam
Having handled the two difference families of...

Having handled the two difference families of pistols, I'd agree. The PPQ is (for my large mitts) strangely chubby and unwelcoming, compared to CZ's goodies. Gave real thought to the steel frame...
Forum: 2 A Sales & Supplies July 18th, 2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,229
Posted By Occam
I went with the basic black S2. Even if orange is...

I went with the basic black S2. Even if orange is the new black, I like black. Seems like CZ is happy to cater to a little of everyone.
Forum: Handguns July 17th, 2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,329
Posted By Occam
Depends on then practical/legal consequences. Do...

Depends on then practical/legal consequences. Do you have to conceal? Will it wreck your day if you print and a pearl-clutching soccer mom calls in an MWAG? The best thing to carry has to match the...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 16th, 2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 48,104
Posted By Occam
Laws that prevent us from verifying who is voting...

Laws that prevent us from verifying who is voting ARE voter suppression laws.
Forum: Introductions July 15th, 2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By Occam
Welcome (from inside the Capitol Beltway - please...

Welcome (from inside the Capitol Beltway - please don’t hold that against me!). This is an interesting place, with passions and nonchalance both on everything to do with guns, but especially for that...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 15th, 2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 48,104
Posted By Occam
That already happened in 2016. They not only...

That already happened in 2016. They not only didn't learn anything, they unlearned a bunch of things.
Forum: Handguns July 15th, 2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 108,828
Posted By Occam
It did get the full massage, hair coloring, and...

It did get the full massage, hair coloring, and mani-pedi. The test target, with trigger pull stats, etc., has one hole, which is probably the only time it will shoot like that, given we're normal...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 15th, 2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 48,104
Posted By Occam
All they have to do is spend an evening with a...

All they have to do is spend an evening with a glass of bourbon and a copy of Joyce Lee Malcom's book on the history (as it relates to our founders' intention with the Bill of Rights in general and...
Forum: Handguns July 14th, 2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 108,828
Posted By Occam
The Shadow 2 is the basic black version, so those...

The Shadow 2 is the basic black version, so those are the stock aluminum grips there. The Tac II has that model’s standard grips as well. They’re a hard rubber type material. If we ever change those...
Forum: Handguns July 14th, 2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 108,828
Posted By Occam
A bit of a cross posting from another thread, but...

A bit of a cross posting from another thread, but figured these shots of our new his & hers CZs would be a good fit in this thread, too.
...
Forum: Handguns July 14th, 2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Occam
Yes, yes it is!

Yes, yes it is!
Forum: Handguns July 14th, 2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Occam
Well, I did threaten some pictures. So here's the...

Well, I did threaten some pictures. So here's the His & Hers CZ pair we're breaking in. The Shadow 2 is mine (so far! you never know with her!), and the custom shop 75 is hers. I can think of things...
Forum: Recreational Shooting July 14th, 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,681
Posted By Occam
I may or may not have done that once or twice...

I may or may not have done that once or twice decades ago on some private property with a Mini 14. That was before I could do math, and realized how expensive it is!
Forum: Handguns July 13th, 2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Occam
Honestly? Iím totally comfortable with that....

Honestly? Iím totally comfortable with that. Trying to make sure Mrs Occam finds all of it enjoyable and not too stressful. Sheís aced cowboy shoots though, so Iím not too worried. She often shoots...
Forum: Handguns July 13th, 2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Occam
Shooting in limited, to avoid having to...

Shooting in limited, to avoid having to delicately let the hammer down on the firing pin with sweaty fingers while having Match Nerves, is appealing.
Forum: Handguns July 13th, 2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Occam
I handled the 97B. Gotta say, the Shadow Tac II’s...

I handled the 97B. Gotta say, the Shadow Tac II’s trigged is amazing. More importantly, this is the one that felt right to Mrs. Occam. So, there you have it!
Forum: Handguns July 13th, 2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Occam
Both this SP01 variant and my Shadow 2 let you...

Both this SP01 variant and my Shadow 2 let you relax the hammer to the HALF cocked position, and then engage the safety (as it will at full cock). All the way down, no, safety will not of course. Iím...
Forum: Handguns July 13th, 2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Occam
I’m wondering how to reconcile that with the...

I’m wondering how to reconcile that with the typical match’s requirement that a gun without a decocker goes (hot) into the holster hammer down, safety on. Can only do that with the hammer fully or...
Forum: Handguns July 13th, 2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Occam
OK! The custom shop SP01 is out of jail. Lovely...

OK! The custom shop SP01 is out of jail. Lovely pistol. It came, however, with a slipped-in manual addendum to go with the fact itís had a trigger job. Iím attaching it so that anyone who speaks CZ...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 13th, 2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,500
Posted By Occam
I approve of this comment.

I approve of this comment.
Forum: National 2A Issues July 13th, 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,399
Posted By Occam
And maybe they'll make better primary choices, so...

And maybe they'll make better primary choices, so their candidates don't give off the crazy vibe and scare every last one of the otherwise still pretty conservative soccer moms away in the general...
Forum: Rifles July 13th, 2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,465
Posted By Occam
I'd go so far as to say there's a loose dollar...

I'd go so far as to say there's a loose dollar threshold (on off-the-shelf ARs). Below a certain amount (I'll go with $1000, ish, not counting optics) things just don't feel as solid. Perfectly...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 13th, 2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Occam
Yeah, well, that's the thing about curses....

Yeah, well, that's the thing about curses. Especially ones from Eastern Europe.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 12th, 2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Occam
Dang it! I'm expecting a Not Disapproved sometime...

Dang it! I'm expecting a Not Disapproved sometime after midnight tonight. This is all part of my new CZ Curse.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 11th, 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,422
Posted By Occam
Weíre talking about it today because I linked to...

Weíre talking about it today because I linked to a blog posting about it today. The ever occurred weeks before school was out in June.
Forum: Gym Ratz Nutrition July 11th, 2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,142
Posted By Occam
The internet.

The internet.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 11th, 2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,422
Posted By Occam
Teen Suspended: In pic background with Airsoft gun

A Maryland high school student was suspended for the remainder of his academic year (three weeks, as it happens) and denied his graduation, because he was seen in the background of a photograph while...
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