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Forum: Handguns Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 941
Posted By Biggfoot44
Before Build Your Own AR- 15 became the popular...

Before Build Your Own AR- 15 became the popular thing , Build Your Own ( from stripped frame) 1911 was the happening thing . Much the same talking points ; build it just the way you wish, don't have...
Forum: Handguns June 12th, 2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 941
Posted By Biggfoot44
How Accurate is Accurate to you ? How Tight...

How Accurate is Accurate to you ?
How Tight is Tight to you ?

Do you seek to make a seperate hobby of learning arcane old school gunsmith and machinist skills ?

Magnumite lays out slide...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 12th, 2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Biggfoot44
No Maximum bbl length for Pistols , the T/C...

No Maximum bbl length for Pistols , the T/C Contender is 16.25 in bbl.

No. Max bbl length for SBR in Md ,but there is a potential Catch- 22 between State and Federal . A centerfire Semiauto with...
Forum: Reloading June 11th, 2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,177
Posted By Biggfoot44
$100/ brick is already a 2/3 reduction from a...

$100/ brick is already a 2/3 reduction from a month before .

If you have all the other components standing by , " only" $100 is not totally out of the question . But only in the quantity you'll...
Forum: Handguns June 11th, 2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,218
Posted By Biggfoot44
Alcohol rule has changed back , for State Forests...

Alcohol rule has changed back , for State Forests . You may have a drink in your campsite ,but not be drunk or boisterous .

Meanwhile , plenty of backcountry camping in National Forest in Va and...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 11th, 2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Biggfoot44
Yes , the battle to maintain the Bill of Rights...

Yes , the battle to maintain the Bill of Rights is multi faceted , and yes , the indifferent- ish masses in the middle are one of the important groups to persue .

Does WWNC , etc, have a place...
Forum: Air Guns June 11th, 2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By Biggfoot44
( Just like muzzleloaders, and certain revolvers...

( Just like muzzleloaders, and certain revolvers ) Ft Lb vs Ft Lb isn't the best comparison . Momentum , cross sectional area , and penetration are the relevant factors .

Due to the inherent...
Forum: Handguns June 11th, 2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,218
Posted By Biggfoot44
Even in ( Eastern US ) areas with significant...

Even in ( Eastern US ) areas with significant Bear �� presence , you have more risk from humans .

That said , I feel much more confident dealing with meth cookers and clandestine pot growers...
Forum: Handguns June 10th, 2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By Biggfoot44
Short answer - Use the same defensive ammo in...

Short answer - Use the same defensive ammo in your 9mm Shield that you prefer to use in full size 9mm .
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 10th, 2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By Biggfoot44
Since the Roster Board's workload just dropped by...

Since the Roster Board's workload just dropped by at least half , they'll only meet half as often ?
Forum: National 2A Issues June 10th, 2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,333
Posted By Biggfoot44
Art Acevedo is purporting nexus more as Former...

Art Acevedo is purporting nexus more as Former Huston Chief than current Miami Chief .


A Chief is appointed .

A Sheriff is ( almost always ) elected .
Take that with a grain of salt...
Forum: Handguns June 10th, 2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,218
Posted By Biggfoot44
Taking as a given that you have decided upon a...

Taking as a given that you have decided upon a full size double stack .45acp , ( and it's not a terrible choice ), the answer is simple :

Whichever one you like/ shoot well .
Forum: Central Maryland June 9th, 2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,327
Posted By Biggfoot44
Crazy , irrational , and stoned is not a good...

Crazy , irrational , and stoned is not a good combination . Add built in , unavoidable grievance about you living in " His House " . The usual No Trespassing " , etc requires a measure of rationality...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 8th, 2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Biggfoot44
The UZI and the Semiautomatic Thompson are Banned...

The UZI and the Semiautomatic Thompson are Banned by FSA 2013 .
Forum: National 2A Issues June 8th, 2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,352
Posted By Biggfoot44
When all else fails , receiving FFL returns tp...

When all else fails , receiving FFL returns tp sender . Recieving FFL probably eats the return shipping . If the attempted buyer thinks they have a claim against the attempted seller , they can...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 7th, 2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,352
Posted By Biggfoot44
Would it be illegal for the OP ? No Would...

Would it be illegal for the OP ? No

Would it be
Wise & Prudent for the OP ? Probably not .


Is there such a thing as " Slightly Prohibited " ? Arguably Yes . Maryland added a laundry...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 7th, 2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,074
Posted By Biggfoot44
At the original question : Too many...

At the original question :

Too many speculation on top of speculation to make any meaningful guesses .

The underlying truth is that ATF created the various Pistol Brace Policies with a...
Forum: Handguns June 7th, 2021, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Biggfoot44
1911 barells are a topic where you need set your...

1911 barells are a topic where you need set your parameters , and not throw about ' Best " excessively . Truely top Bullseye Barells and fitment thereof are capable of unbelievable accuracy , but...
Forum: Reloading June 6th, 2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,177
Posted By Biggfoot44
Re : GunBum above: If you only/ primarily...

Re : GunBum above:

If you only/ primarily shoot calibers for which inexpensive generic ammo is commonly available , AND you are satisfied with said generic ammo , you have the least economic...
Forum: Reloading June 6th, 2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,260
Posted By Biggfoot44
I have all the equipment and components , I...

I have all the equipment and components , I simply haven't had the Time to play with them , nor on the imeadate horizon .

My goals are to load different than the usual . ie shot weights and...
Forum: Handguns June 6th, 2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Biggfoot44
Part of what Mopar refered made me stop and think...

Part of what Mopar refered made me stop and think , then shrug about Anything is Possible . ie the idea of fitting a Barrel to a pre- existing Bushing. I guess it could be done , but the...
Forum: Reloading June 6th, 2021, 01:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,177
Posted By Biggfoot44
Rock touches some on an idea . For some...

Rock touches some on an idea .

For some people , the various facets of handloading are rewarding and challenging hobby/ intellectual pursuits in and of themselves . To the point that much ,...
Forum: National 2A Issues June 5th, 2021, 01:45 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 51,064
Posted By Biggfoot44
BGOLC. - Battered Gun Owner Literary Criticism : ...

BGOLC. - Battered Gun Owner Literary Criticism :

It Exceeded Expectations . It was Anti- Gun Both at same time .
Forum: Delaware June 5th, 2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,256
Posted By Biggfoot44
What Occam was saying. There Are Genetic...

What Occam was saying.

There Are Genetic Mutations , and certain chemistry exposures at just the right point of gestation can really screw up fetal development . Sometimes can stillbirths ,...
Forum: Reloading June 4th, 2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,177
Posted By Biggfoot44
Answer # 1 - Today is not a good time to ask...

Answer # 1 - Today is not a good time to ask questions like that . Prices and availability of both components and loaded ammo are too volatile to make any judgements .

Answer # 2a- In " Normal "...
Forum: Handguns June 3rd, 2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,771
Posted By Biggfoot44
Took me a few minutes to remember the gentleman's...

Took me a few minutes to remember the gentleman's name . Then I wrote most of a post , but fell asleep before hitting " post " button .

Mike Izumi - LFI graduate , wrote a few articles in...
Forum: Reloading June 3rd, 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Biggfoot44
As noted , are they EXACTLY the same bullet ?...

As noted , are they EXACTLY the same bullet ? There are significant differences in nose shape and ogive between various 230 FMJ . Different 230 FMJ can have different OAL for identical space taken up...
Forum: Handguns June 2nd, 2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By Biggfoot44
Ironically , that purchase happened the very day...

Ironically , that purchase happened the very day the House of Delegates passed 281 . I literally left the State House , and proceeded to the closest LGS ( since out of business for unrelated reasons...
Forum: Handguns June 2nd, 2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By Biggfoot44
117 Days

117 Days
Forum: Handguns June 2nd, 2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By Biggfoot44
Between April and end of September 2013 , there...

Between April and end of September 2013 , there was a Maryland Specific buying spree of equal or greater magnitude than the ongoing Zombie Apocalypse/ Burning Cities/ 2020 Election joint Panic . ( At...
Forum: Reloading June 2nd, 2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,459
Posted By Biggfoot44
Not meant as a slam . But perhaps you you should...

Not meant as a slam . But perhaps you you should take careful introspection of your moral, ethical , and religious beliefs regarding self defense and use of force . These are things that must be...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II May 31st, 2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,423
Posted By Biggfoot44
Permanently Attached . Pinning is common...

Permanently Attached .

Pinning is common ,welding and silver soldering also acceptable.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 27th, 2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,199
Posted By Biggfoot44
Re : Post #19 - It's not that we're ignoring...

Re : Post #19 - It's not that we're ignoring reality . We're the ones refusing to play along with the other side's ignoring reality .
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues May 27th, 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,199
Posted By Biggfoot44
The Answer to the OP's Question is ...... There...

The Answer to the OP's Question is ...... There Isn't an answer .

Not trying to be a smartalec or make jokes .

The statute as written in this specific is vague and ambiguous , and can not...
Forum: Handguns May 27th, 2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,493
Posted By Biggfoot44
Well , Elmer Keith used to hunt Sharks with his...

Well , Elmer Keith used to hunt Sharks with his M29 , so I figured Porpoises would be doable also .
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