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Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-02-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 357
Posted By wccountryboy
I don't see the appeal either, though in...

I don't see the appeal either, though in fairness, its collapsed length is about 4" shorter with the stock collapsed than a 7.5" AR and a couple inches shorter than an MP5. Its a couple inches...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 07-01-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 879
Posted By wccountryboy
SUBJECTIVE: a (1) : peculiar to a particular...

SUBJECTIVE:
a (1) : peculiar to a particular individual : personal <subjective judgments> (2) : modified or affected by personal views, experience, or background <a subjective account of the...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 07-01-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 879
Posted By wccountryboy
I'm not sure what you mean by round dumping,...

I'm not sure what you mean by round dumping, standing reloads, etc and what your issue is with those processes...?

As for 'slicing the pie'; its the accepted technique because it works in the real...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 07-01-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 879
Posted By wccountryboy
Your first point is fairly valid, hostage...

Your first point is fairly valid, hostage scenarios probably aren't the best choice...

It sounds like IDPA may benefit from distinguishing between 'cover' and 'concealment'... While cover is...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-01-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 877
Posted By wccountryboy
Mass produced products will have occasional...

Mass produced products will have occasional failures, and most companies put some effort into making things right. As has been mentioned, they have to balance the cost of more stringent QA/QC with...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-30-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 879
Posted By wccountryboy
First, I don't shoot competitively (so I don't...

First, I don't shoot competitively (so I don't have a dog in the fight), though my wife and I have been talking about giving IDPA a try....

Why do you think its a fail to attempt to utilize real...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-30-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By wccountryboy
I've used an EoTech overseas since 2004. I had...

I've used an EoTech overseas since 2004. I had it programed for a 24 hour auto shutoff. I'd power up during PCCs/PCIs, and turn it off when we returned to the FOB. Batteries were changed out every...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-29-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By wccountryboy
What do you consider a 'tad' quieter...? Most...

What do you consider a 'tad' quieter...? Most 9mm cans seem to be in the 126-130db range, which is about the same for .300BLK. I do understand that the actual function will vary with the specific...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-29-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By wccountryboy
While a week may be a stretch, I must confess...

While a week may be a stretch, I must confess that I simply divided the distance by the average walking speed of 3.1mph... I did not factor in terrain, fatigue over time, or load.

In fairness,...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-29-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By wccountryboy
.300BLK vs 9mm for SBR

I brought up the topic of the practical value of 9mm in an SBR when what I believe to be more effective calibers are available. I didn't want to sidetrack the other thread, but thought the topic had...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-28-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,177
Posted By wccountryboy
SW "stacked the deck" against themselves by using...

SW "stacked the deck" against themselves by using shoddy technique and QA/QC in this case. The poor stakeing was a FACTORY error. I've seen probably hundred of BCGs from both USGI and privately...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-26-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By wccountryboy
The OP mentioned a 25 mile walk.... about 8...

The OP mentioned a 25 mile walk.... about 8 hours for an average person.
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-26-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 754
Posted By wccountryboy
I disagree with items 2 and 7. A 220gn .30 cal...

I disagree with items 2 and 7. A 220gn .30 cal bullet produces better KE, MO and Taylor numbers than a 147gn .357 bullet at 1050fps, the commonly accepted threshold for subsonic ammunition. I...
Forum: 2A Legal & Political News ONLY 06-26-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 896
Posted By wccountryboy
In theory, yes. A future SCOTUS could decide that...

In theory, yes. A future SCOTUS could decide that the justices that issued Heller were 100% wrong, and issue a different ruling. Of course, someone would have to have standing in a case that would...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-26-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By wccountryboy
A lot depends on the requirements of your...

A lot depends on the requirements of your profession or work. If you work in a white collar environment, you may be required to wear a suit; while not uncomfortable, not particularly sell purposed...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-26-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By wccountryboy
I'll stand by the title (though a typo in a title...

I'll stand by the title (though a typo in a title bashing someone else's ability to read and write is somewhat embarrassing....)

Functional illiteracy is generally defined as possession of reading...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-26-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By wccountryboy
The functional illiteracy of the media regarding gun issues

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/exclusive-was-accused-sc-racial-church-killer-roof-planning-bigger-death-spree/ar-AAc9Gdh

More on the Charleston shooting, not sure how much truth there is to...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-26-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,177
Posted By wccountryboy
I've NEVER seen the need to put a torque wrench...

I've NEVER seen the need to put a torque wrench on the gas keys of any M4 I have ever been issued, or any AR where visual inspection shows deep, correct staking. Nor have I put a wrench on the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-25-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,257
Posted By wccountryboy
In your day, nobody had conceptualized "tactical"...

In your day, nobody had conceptualized "tactical" reloads; even the 'tactics used in your war were rudimentary, and didn't evolve much at all.

People really started thinking about advanced TTPs in...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-25-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,177
Posted By wccountryboy
First, I'm have not referenced that, or any other...

First, I'm have not referenced that, or any other specific document, only my own knowledge, experiences and observations. I surely wouldn't reference a poorly written IP that says nothing...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 06-25-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,902
Posted By wccountryboy
The term limit would eliminate 'career...

The term limit would eliminate 'career senators'... You wouldn't get the same person, but in hard blue States, such as MA and WV to highlight your examples, anyone appointed by a Governor of such a...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 06-25-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,902
Posted By wccountryboy
Why would you think that your Governor and State...

Why would you think that your Governor and State legislature (elected by the same voting population that elected your current US Senators) would send better people to DC than your electorate? ...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-24-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,177
Posted By wccountryboy
Thanks for keeping me in check! I know such...

Thanks for keeping me in check! I know such things are frowned upon in this establishment...

Perhaps I need to pontificate on the old simile about arguing with fools and wrestling pigs...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-24-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 694
Posted By wccountryboy
There is no fixed number. ATFE will look at a...

There is no fixed number. ATFE will look at a pattern, and perceived intent. Since you are talking about buying lowers and components, with the intent to sell them at a profit, you NEED an FFL and...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-24-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,177
Posted By wccountryboy
First, the SW is not destroyed or ruined. It was...

First, the SW is not destroyed or ruined. It was damaged, absolutely. The gas key needs to be torqued to spec and STAKED- the cause of this failure was NOT hard use or abuse, but shoddy...
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