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Forum: Shotguns Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By Occam
For sentimental reasons I like to shoot my dad's...

For sentimental reasons I like to shoot my dad's old Remington 1100 (and it just keeps working and working!), and enough so to have purchased a couple of different barrels for it. But I have to say:...
Forum: Central Maryland November 11th, 2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By Occam
I use the “CCW” app on my iPhone. Not sure if...

I use the “CCW” app on my iPhone. Not sure if it’s available on Android. You tell it about your residency and any permits, and it gives you everything you need to know about every other state and how...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 11th, 2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 914
Posted By Occam
A step-in-law (is that a thing? might be a...

A step-in-law (is that a thing? might be a step-cousin ... it's complicated) mis-stepped while maneuvering his climbing tree stand and dropped his loaded muzzleloader about 15' to the ground....
Forum: National 2A Issues November 11th, 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,683
Posted By Occam
If more liberals actually had the cognitive...

If more liberals actually had the cognitive skills to process the irony of their own rhetoric, this would ALWAYS be the best answer. But I think most lefties are missing an important brain structure:...
Forum: Introductions November 11th, 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By Occam
Welcome. It's so nice to hear the passion, and to...

Welcome. It's so nice to hear the passion, and to see it oozing out of those simple bench photos, too. You'll like it here.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues November 10th, 2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
Posted By Occam
There is no such national tax, and it couldn’t...

There is no such national tax, and it couldn’t come into existence without the GOP senate on board and the president willing to sign it.

As for here in Maryland, I wouldn’t put anything past the...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues November 9th, 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By Occam
I think we (us types, in MD) have to soberly face...

I think we (us types, in MD) have to soberly face the fact that by 2020, there will be absolutely zero chance of any movement towards a tangibly redder state. This last round shows that the...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues November 9th, 2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By Occam
Which is why theoretically conservative...

Which is why theoretically conservative never-Trumpers need to get with the program and do everything possible to be sure that Trump’s court nominees get their seats. Because that’s the check on...
Forum: Handguns November 9th, 2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,923
Posted By Occam
This. Why, WHY do I ever read gear-related...

This. Why, WHY do I ever read gear-related threads?
Forum: Central Maryland November 9th, 2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,692
Posted By Occam
Good. You called his bluff. Definitely see what...

Good. You called his bluff. Definitely see what you can do to get AC's classification knocked back down to something more rational. Good for you on pushing back in a civilized way.
Forum: Handguns November 8th, 2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,563
Posted By Occam
My adventure was at Barrack A, in Waterloo. Don't...

My adventure was at Barrack A, in Waterloo. Don't recall the Trooper's name. Odds of me being back to that location are slim, as it's not my usual stomping ground.
Forum: National 2A Issues November 8th, 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Occam
Now there’s a SCOTUS-worthy case.

Now there’s a SCOTUS-worthy case.
Forum: Central Maryland November 8th, 2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,692
Posted By Occam
I'm inclined to say no. This isn't a motor...

I'm inclined to say no. This isn't a motor vehicle accident. Your insurance company works for you, and it's up to you whether and how to get them involved. Perhaps ask the guy what his actual...
Forum: Handguns November 7th, 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,563
Posted By Occam
Yeah, I know, nobody (else) is ever an expert....

Yeah, I know, nobody (else) is ever an expert. But telling people what weíve actually experienced while interacting with the MSP is just that: relaying the facts of those events. Did you find that...
Forum: Handguns November 7th, 2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,563
Posted By Occam
Rack: Yeah, I’m sure that’s not typical, but the...

Rack: Yeah, I’m sure that’s not typical, but the smith I happened to be buying from seemed acclimated to that local barracks’ way of doing things. It seemed pretty heavy handed to me, but he (the...
Forum: Handguns November 7th, 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,563
Posted By Occam
As a slight variation on Rack's excellent "here's...

As a slight variation on Rack's excellent "here's how it goes" write up ... the last time I did this, the Trooper wanted to be handed car keys so he could walk out by himself to find the (UNLOADED,...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues November 7th, 2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,243
Posted By Occam
They don't have a bucket. They have a 55-gallon...

They don't have a bucket. They have a 55-gallon drum.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues November 7th, 2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,243
Posted By Occam
I think I’ll be buying some history books. To...

I think I’ll be buying some history books. To give out to people who would rather have a liberal gun grabber in a legislative seat than a friend like Deb Ray. Ceding power to purely awful politicians...
Forum: National 2A Issues November 5th, 2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,915
Posted By Occam
But the constitution is what we go on. And the...

But the constitution is what we go on. And the 2A, which (yes) exists to prevent government from infringing on the right to self defense, does indeed provide some guidance on the matter. It uses...
Forum: Virginia November 5th, 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 869
Posted By Occam
Not much at all, I'd imagine. We're talking about...

Not much at all, I'd imagine. We're talking about office space, here. Nothing to do with their distribution operations. Main draw for the MoCo or NoVa locations would be proximity to the federal...
Forum: National 2A Issues November 5th, 2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,915
Posted By Occam
How diligent a search could it have been if it...

How diligent a search could it have been if it didn't include taking a few minutes to read the constitution? Right there in black and white: "keep and bear" arms. If someone can't find that during...
Forum: Central Maryland November 4th, 2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,692
Posted By Occam
Be VERY careful while using an e-collar with this...

Be VERY careful while using an e-collar with this sort of behavior in mind. You have to think about it from the dog's point of view. He sees the enemy dog, starts to get his hackles up ... and then...
Forum: National 2A Issues November 4th, 2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,902
Posted By Occam
Itís not really the logistics, itís their...

Itís not really the logistics, itís their abrasive anti-2A virtue signaling posture. They burned a lot of food will in that area over the last year, and some high-profile gun makers have walked away...
Forum: Handguns November 3rd, 2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,923
Posted By Occam
A 9mm Springfield XD-e, because it fits my hand...

A 9mm Springfield XD-e, because it fits my hand well, and since I cut my teeth on a 92, the DA/SA-with-hammer appeals to my safety sensibilities. In lighter clothes or other concealment-challenge...
Forum: Event Planning November 2nd, 2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By Occam
Maybe an ASI shoot? Positive, low stress,...

Maybe an ASI shoot? Positive, low stress, friendly, not 100% old white guys. I’m at one right now! Actual women-folk smiling and having fun.
Forum: Handguns November 1st, 2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,858
Posted By Occam
Personally, I think going signature-free is more...

Personally, I think going signature-free is more appropriate anyway. Those who have signatures have them seen untold thousands of times, over and over again by the same people - they have to tune...
Forum: Handguns October 31st, 2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,858
Posted By Occam
Donít talk about it out loud. The MD Genreral...

Donít talk about it out loud. The MD Genreral Assembly will realize it left a loophole.
Forum: Handguns October 31st, 2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,858
Posted By Occam
Maryland Attorney General Frosh uses his...

Maryland Attorney General Frosh uses his telepathic mustache to read your mind. He knows when youíve naughty.
Forum: Handguns October 31st, 2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,858
Posted By Occam
If you drive to PA to buy them, you are doing so...

If you drive to PA to buy them, you are doing so where it’s legal. As you travel back into MD, they are already in your possession, so you are not violating any laws about receiving or manufacturing...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues October 31st, 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,354
Posted By Occam
Had several errands to run today, which took me...

Had several errands to run today, which took me through several parts of Bethesda. We must have had a bad breakout of extremely small tornados last night, because I keep coming across clusters of...
Forum: Outdoor Sports October 30th, 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By Occam
Yes. Half a dozen healthy coyotes used to hunting...

Yes. Half a dozen healthy coyotes used to hunting together, operating at night on their own terms and having spent their whole lives killing other things to eat: much more formidable than many people...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues October 30th, 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,949
Posted By Occam
Alas, it's true.

Alas, it's true.
Forum: Outdoor Sports October 30th, 2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By Occam
Never calling anyone's observational skills into...

Never calling anyone's observational skills into doubt, but in some lighting conditions and at a bit of a distance, one could mistake coyotes for foxes. And coyotes definitely congregate like that.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues October 30th, 2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,617
Posted By Occam
Statistically, CCW holders are among the most...

Statistically, CCW holders are among the most law-abiding demographics in the entire country. Seriously. Right up there with nuns and infants. Police officers, as a demographic, are convicted of...
Forum: Handguns October 29th, 2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,845
Posted By Occam
LOL. Been there. HIM: “So do you own any...

LOL. Been there.

HIM: “So do you own any Glocks?”

ME: “Yeah. Latest one is a G23.”

HIM: “Huh. I didn’t know they even made anything in 223...”

ME: “It’s a 40”
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