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Forum: Shotguns May 28th, 2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By erwos
The one you want is the RIA VR80. Solid rep with...

The one you want is the RIA VR80. Solid rep with the three gun open division crowd. If I were going to build out a new open shotgun, it would be my pick.
Forum: Recreational Shooting May 28th, 2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By erwos
The BDC3 reticles are not gonna work with 6.5...

The BDC3 reticles are not gonna work with 6.5 Grendel, they're calibrated for like 55gr@3100fps. Vortex is overdue for a Viper PST generation bump, but I have not heard of any rumors in that area.
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Forum: Recreational Shooting May 28th, 2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By erwos
Ordinarily, I'd recommend a Burris RT-6, but your...

Ordinarily, I'd recommend a Burris RT-6, but your load is not going to be anywhere near the BDC. So that's out. The Strike Eagle and PA have much the same problems, plus their glass is honestly a bit...
Forum: Handguns May 27th, 2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By erwos
You guys invade the NFA subforum with your ugly...

You guys invade the NFA subforum with your ugly pistol braces often enough that I decided to go on the offensive for the side of good taste.
Forum: Handguns May 27th, 2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By erwos
I assume "ludicrous fireball" would be mine. I do...

I assume "ludicrous fireball" would be mine. I do have a Silencerco Chimera that is capable of being mounted on this thing... has a flash hider end cap, too. Might help.
Forum: Handguns May 27th, 2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By erwos
10.5 is pretty rad, too.

10.5 is pretty rad, too.
Forum: Competitive Shooting May 27th, 2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By erwos
You don't need to be a member to shoot matches,...

You don't need to be a member to shoot matches, and the price for 9mm for competitors was within what I would consider reasonable (like $10-$11 a box).
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 27th, 2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By erwos
All-time classic thread, too, IMHO: ...

All-time classic thread, too, IMHO:
https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=180811

Word of warning: there were some "solutions" in that thread that I don't think would stand up in court[1]....
Forum: Reloading May 27th, 2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 771
Posted By erwos
My experience has been that primer systems on...

My experience has been that primer systems on presses can be VERY finicky about primers that are even very slightly malformed, and dealing with jams may not be worth your time, especially for like a...
Forum: Competitive Shooting May 26th, 2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By erwos
It's a slightly higher class version of their...

It's a slightly higher class version of their usual clientele.

Besides, if I really wanted to walk on the wild side, I'd just hit MSAR.
Forum: Competitive Shooting May 26th, 2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By erwos
AGC, Shadow Hawk, Blue Ridge Arsenal, and PNTC...

AGC, Shadow Hawk, Blue Ridge Arsenal, and PNTC are happening. Want to say Thurmont is starting back up, too. The NRA HQ and TMGN matches are still off, AFAIK.

Believe it or not, there is also an...
Forum: Rifles May 25th, 2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,006
Posted By erwos
How? What bad habit does it let you get away with...

How? What bad habit does it let you get away with that irons don't? The rifle is either moving off target before / when you pull the trigger, your sighting system does not change that fact.

If...
Forum: Rifles May 25th, 2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,006
Posted By erwos
For the fundamentals of shooting, I think a...

For the fundamentals of shooting, I think a reflex sight can be a much better tool for teaching overall fundamentals, because you don't need to deal with front/rear sight line-up and figuring out...
Forum: Optics May 24th, 2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By erwos
Surprised more people don't have this issue. I...

Surprised more people don't have this issue. I used to use a spreadsheet, but I generally use Strelok Pro now, now that I am a little more fastidious about collecting chrono data.
Forum: Handguns May 22nd, 2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,599
Posted By erwos
How is this a question? Shadow 2 OR or the...

How is this a question? Shadow 2 OR or the P-10C/F OR.
Forum: The Depot May 22nd, 2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By erwos
I have had HORRIBLE success with anything optics...

I have had HORRIBLE success with anything optics related when it comes to Amazon Warehouse or third party sellers. Counterfeit C-More, scope rings wrong size, etc.

Amazon proper hasn't been bad.
Forum: Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore, Inc. (AGC) May 21st, 2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 50,352
Posted By erwos
Perfect. Looking forward to shooting with my dad...

Perfect. Looking forward to shooting with my dad for the first time in months. :)
Forum: Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore, Inc. (AGC) May 21st, 2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By erwos
Looking forward to joining my father this weekend...

Looking forward to joining my father this weekend and zeroing a few rifles!
Forum: Reloading May 21st, 2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By erwos
This is not actually true. I use Lee 9mm dies in...

This is not actually true. I use Lee 9mm dies in my 650XL; I've loaded probably 6k rounds through them, and they've been solid. You WILL need to use the Dillon lock rings, and you may want to...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 20th, 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By erwos
I don't use mine with a suppressor. No issues...

I don't use mine with a suppressor. No issues with heating or fouling.
Forum: The Depot May 20th, 2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,772
Posted By erwos
I've got a Tavor, a bunch of ARs, and a lot of...

I've got a Tavor, a bunch of ARs, and a lot of other interesting rifles.

The funny thing is, if we're talking something like the AGC multi-gun matches where reloading your rifle isn't a thing, the...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 20th, 2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By erwos
I use them. I haven't had any issues. You just...

I use them. I haven't had any issues. You just need to remember that if you want 100% reliability, you've got to open them a click or two further once you find the lock-back point.
Forum: Competitive Shooting May 20th, 2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By erwos
Depends on how far you're shooting, and what...

Depends on how far you're shooting, and what "close" is. If we're talking 7yds, I doubt the difference would be much. At 25yds, it could be more substantial.
Forum: Competitive Shooting May 20th, 2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By erwos
150gr Fed Syntech is my favorite factory 9mm...

150gr Fed Syntech is my favorite factory 9mm load. Soft, accurate shooter.
Forum: Gunsmithing May 20th, 2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,222
Posted By erwos
Not sure why you're bothering with sourcing the...

Not sure why you're bothering with sourcing the back end of your lower from so many places; the BCM A5H2 kit is pretty well-constructed, not terribly expensive, and would simplify your parts sourcing...
Forum: AK Group Build May 19th, 2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,959
Posted By erwos
Yes, it does fit in a standard receiver. You will...

Yes, it does fit in a standard receiver. You will obviously need a 7.62x39 bolt to go with it.
Forum: Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore, Inc. (AGC) May 19th, 2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By erwos
If they want to honor system this thing and...

If they want to honor system this thing and request a $10 donation online somehow, I'm also game for that.
Forum: Training and Safety May 19th, 2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By erwos
It's $75 if there's two or more of you, which is...

It's $75 if there's two or more of you, which is what I paid. They were good with going two hours, too. Probably just depends on context - if they've got to go out specifically, they will probably...
Forum: Training and Safety May 19th, 2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By erwos
Part II: private instruction. ...

Part II: private instruction.

https://thehebrewhammer.net/2020/05/19/green-ops-private-instruction-impressions/
Forum: Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore, Inc. (AGC) May 19th, 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By erwos
I don't think a no sign-in system for guests is...

I don't think a no sign-in system for guests is feasible due to liability concerns.
Forum: Capital Region May 19th, 2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By erwos
Does anyone have a list of who I should vote for...

Does anyone have a list of who I should vote for on the school board? (Note: I send my kids to private school.)
Forum: Training and Safety May 18th, 2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By erwos
AAR: Green Ops Defensive Pistol Clinic II

After a long, long hiatus, I'm back in the training game:
https://thehebrewhammer.net/2020/05/18/greens-ops-defensive-pistol-ii-clinic-aar/

This one was out at the Stone Quarry range. It's a long...
Forum: Optics May 17th, 2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 780
Posted By erwos
Leupold scopes are infamous in some circles for...

Leupold scopes are infamous in some circles for being 10-20 years behind the times, especially with reticle choices. Their entire line of scopes desperately needs a complete refresh. The VX-5 on up...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 15th, 2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,177
Posted By erwos
Most popular competition rulesets ban the use of...

Most popular competition rulesets ban the use of braced pistols, so that's not really a viable option for a lot of people.
Forum: Recreational Shooting May 15th, 2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By erwos
I am curious as to what area the OP is thinking...

I am curious as to what area the OP is thinking about. In the DC-MD-VA area, there's quite a bit of dynamic training available, especially if you're willing to drive to PNTC or Shadow Hawk, or out to...
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