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Forum: Handguns Today, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Occam
Rather than get into a pros/cons analysis of...

Rather than get into a pros/cons analysis of multiple styles, brands, and features, I'll just say that I spent a modest amount on a "Concealment Express" IWB for my P365 (they also offer one for the...
Forum: Industry Partners Today, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Occam
I've seen vendors taking orders, but actual...

I've seen vendors taking orders, but actual inventory is extremely hard to find.
Forum: Recreational Shooting Today, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By Occam
Just depends on the county. In Montgomery, the...

Just depends on the county. In Montgomery, the air rifle IS considered a firearm. No distinction.
Forum: National 2A Issues Today, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Occam
Itís a club, but itís out in the country, so itís...

Itís a club, but itís out in the country, so itís safe. Socioeconomic Distancing.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues Yesterday, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Occam
This is where the rubber meets the road. If...

This is where the rubber meets the road. If you're connecting your job responsibilities (carrying equipment, being on call, etc) to your G&S, and you're not an owner or partner in the business, then...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Occam
Definitely get a solid take on your prospects for...

Definitely get a solid take on your prospects for obtaining the permit (and if so, an understanding of restrictions or not) before going to down the training rabbit hole's time and expense.

In...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 6th, 2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 637,927
Posted By Occam
Yeah, it seems that past experiences with the...

Yeah, it seems that past experiences with the pace of things (which were very consistent for a long time) are now out the window. A lot of things seem to be going much faster, or at least some steps...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 6th, 2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 637,927
Posted By Occam
Mine was handled when they were still meeting you...

Mine was handled when they were still meeting you physically instead of calling, but the first time I got any contact or sign of life at all was well past the 60th day of the 90 days they allow for...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 6th, 2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 637,927
Posted By Occam
That seems unlikely. I had a follow-up EMAIL (not...

That seems unlikely. I had a follow-up EMAIL (not a call) over some paperwork needs, but not another interview. Historically, that call you had would have been a face-to-face interview, but that -...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 5th, 2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,958
Posted By Occam
Because the people who think like us are greatly...

Because the people who think like us are greatly outnumbered by the ones who donít, and they vote.
Forum: Gym Ratz Nutrition July 5th, 2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,873
Posted By Occam
Experts say that 3% of all posts on MDS are made...

Experts say that 3% of all posts on MDS are made from the throne.
Forum: Recreational Shooting July 5th, 2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By Occam
Already had exactly the same experience this...

Already had exactly the same experience this year. We let 'em live, because we like feeding the fox family that visits our yard every night. They go through a LOT of mice (and chipmunks, and birds,...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 4th, 2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,958
Posted By Occam
This sort of creeping incrementalism is part and...

This sort of creeping incrementalism is part and parcel of everything else the political left has in mind. It's always where their instincts go. And it's part of why you're seeing push-back on (at...
Forum: Preppers July 4th, 2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 22,313
Posted By Occam
Just got in a few packets to spread amongst the...

Just got in a few packets to spread amongst the first aid kits. Now you made me look!

Sure enough, if you look carefully, thereís an expiration date pressed into the edge of the packet. And my new...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 3rd, 2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,958
Posted By Occam
You say that like that isnít exactly the sort of...

You say that like that isnít exactly the sort of impact Frosh would love to see.
Forum: Rifles July 2nd, 2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By Occam
That article is five years old. Stag is in...

That article is five years old. Stag is in business, but recently uprooted a bunch of their operations from CT to move to friendlier pastures. A friend recently received a lefty AR from them, and...
Forum: Rifles July 2nd, 2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By Occam
Follow shops that are active on social media. For...

Follow shops that are active on social media. For example, the other day Atlantic Guns in Rockville posted that they’d just got in a shipment of good middle of the road Stag 15s. They didn’t gouge on...
Forum: Virginia July 2nd, 2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,262
Posted By Occam
So what are you suggesting? Burning stuff down?...

So what are you suggesting? Burning stuff down? Shooting people? Be specific. Outline a plan where non-peaceful actions will play our way in the media, and in legislative bodies. Details. What kind...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 1st, 2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By Occam
Which state are you in? Assuming Maryland, are we...

Which state are you in? Assuming Maryland, are we talking hunting rifles and shotguns? Guns impacted by the 2013 FSA (like non-heavy-barrel AR15s, that sorta thing)? Handguns?

You're asking about...
Forum: Rifles June 30th, 2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,496
Posted By Occam
I stewed and stewed about this while stashing...

I stewed and stewed about this while stashing away some cash for something as my first .308, and finally realized you were right. So it's an AR-10. Cheaper than many other choices, which allowed me...
Forum: The Depot June 29th, 2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By Occam
Maybe this rule only applies UNTIL she gets her...

Maybe this rule only applies UNTIL she gets her qualification?

Took a cop friend of mine to a Steel Challenge match. He shot his duty weapon and was tickled because he could count the time and...
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 29th, 2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,827
Posted By Occam
Here's one that popped up under one of our pine...

Here's one that popped up under one of our pine trees in less than 24 hours. Pretty, but poisonous for humans. Interestingly: I've come out at night and seen half a dozen crickets munching away on...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 29th, 2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,168
Posted By Occam
Youíre pretending to confuse a moral stance (on,...

Youíre pretending to confuse a moral stance (on, say, continuing endless wars or fighting Chinese economic espionage or naming constitutionalist justices or tackling prison reform etc) with annoying...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 29th, 2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,168
Posted By Occam
No, what we got was a reversible executive branch...

No, what we got was a reversible executive branch action on one narrow thing when, in the wake of two hugely high profile mass shootings, we were otherwise about to get much MUCH worse actual...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 28th, 2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,168
Posted By Occam
I'm ashamed that half the country and almost the...

I'm ashamed that half the country and almost the entire media/academia complex is aggressively pursuing a meat puppet candidate and puppeteers so wildly, insanely worse (than Trump) that we have to...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 28th, 2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,168
Posted By Occam
So is the implication that if the NRA had stayed...

So is the implication that if the NRA had stayed out of it, the bill would have been worse, or is that that the state government would have made it better for gun owners, left to their own devices?
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 28th, 2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,892
Posted By Occam
Usually it has to do with NOT wanting all the...

Usually it has to do with NOT wanting all the extra new rules that come with living in a prison.
Forum: National 2A Issues June 28th, 2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,168
Posted By Occam
Compared to the alternative and the 2A disaster...

Compared to the alternative and the 2A disaster it would mean in the courts if itís Bidenís running mate naming the next three or four SCOTUS justices instead of Trump, isnít that just about the most...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 28th, 2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,168
Posted By Occam
You're deliberately not getting this. They score...

You're deliberately not getting this. They score every politician. If they score four democrats as "F", "F", "F", and "C" they aren't "endorsing" the one with the "C" just because that one is...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 28th, 2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,168
Posted By Occam
They rate every candidate in every race. If...

They rate every candidate in every race. If you've got four Dems in a primary running to be that party's congressional candidate in a given district, ONE of them is likely to be at least marginally...
Forum: Recreational Shooting June 28th, 2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,953
Posted By Occam
Coriolis effect during high sunspot periods when...

Coriolis effect during high sunspot periods when shooting too close to an underground iron mine while the government is doing weather control tests through ultra low frequency communication with...
Forum: Gym Ratz Nutrition June 27th, 2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,333
Posted By Occam
I guess, depending how you look at it, the...

I guess, depending how you look at it, the GymRatz parking lot could be thought of as a Cul de Sac.
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II June 27th, 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,786
Posted By Occam
The only reason to have SS do it is expediency if...

The only reason to have SS do it is expediency if they already have your prints. Otherwise you are providing the form info, and you are declaring yourself the manufacturer and e-signing the form...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II June 27th, 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6,463
Views: 949,865
Posted By Occam
Yes. They already had my prints from a previous...

Yes. They already had my prints from a previous (and quite satisfactory) transaction. I had no reason to expect that their Form 1 e-file on my behalf would be any different than one done entirely by...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II June 26th, 2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6,463
Views: 949,865
Posted By Occam
Grrr. This is making my...

Grrr. This is making my more-than-two-months-and-counting e-1 wait even more maddening!
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