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Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 04-16-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,878
Posted By wccountryboy
I disagree with the absolute 'hell no' attituide....

I disagree with the absolute 'hell no' attituide. While I mitigate risk on a dialy basis, I choose not to become an uncivilized, self centered jackass.

This doesn't mean that I become oblivious...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-16-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,772
Posted By wccountryboy
'05 Springer Softail.. Either OWB with a...

'05 Springer Softail..

Either OWB with a thumb break or inside a vest-holster for me. If I go down hard enough for a pistol to cause injury, any harm caused by the pistol is likely the least of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-16-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By wccountryboy
When seconds count...

... the police are only minutes away:

http://http://www.nbcnews.com/#/news/crime-courts/denver-womans-13-minute-long-911-call-ends-fatal-gunshot-n81816...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 04-16-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,305
Posted By wccountryboy
I don't doubt that you take pride in what you do,...

I don't doubt that you take pride in what you do, and that you do it well.

In my area (FT Bragg's Home for Incouriagable Boys), there are 2 types of instructors:

1) CCW only instructors. ...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 04-15-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,305
Posted By wccountryboy
I don't disagree that many people get "something"...

I don't disagree that many people get "something" from CCW classes. Constititional issues notwithstanding, I question the value of what they get for $50-$100, a box of ammuniton, and a day out of...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 04-15-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,305
Posted By wccountryboy
You know I appreciate your contributions here,...

You know I appreciate your contributions here, and respect your opinions, but while what you described I would consider a basic level of "competency", I don't believe you can start from nothing and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-14-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,469
Posted By wccountryboy
I'd let her know what market value is, and also...

I'd let her know what market value is, and also let her know what the top dollar I'd be willing to pay is. She may just accept an offer over her $250 asking price to avoid having to find a market...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 04-14-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,305
Posted By wccountryboy
It creates a cottage industry for CCW...

It creates a cottage industry for CCW "trainers"... The permit/licence fees add to local/ State coffers...

So in all actuality, classes and testing do nothing.

I find it odd that many States...
Forum: Rimfire! 04-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 915
Posted By wccountryboy
I have the BSA Sweet 22s on a couple of Ruger...

I have the BSA Sweet 22s on a couple of Ruger 10/22s, and a Sweet 17 on a Savage 17HMR.
The 22s are 4x10s with adjustable objective lenses. They provide crisp, clear images and have held up very...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 04-09-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,779
Posted By wccountryboy
Carry on your person. This serves 2 purposes: ...

Carry on your person. This serves 2 purposes:

1) You are as ready as can be if the worst happens.

2) Your young children will grow up seeing a weapon as a normal part of life. Youll have many...
Forum: Legal & Political News 04-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,599
Posted By wccountryboy
You are correct as to the definition of mass...

You are correct as to the definition of mass murder; I mistakenly thought 3 was the magic number. Thanks for setting that straight.

MP or cook, ANYONE with a weapon challenging this shooter would...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 04-08-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,904
Posted By wccountryboy
Not in a free, Stand Your Ground State... So long...

Not in a free, Stand Your Ground State... So long as your actions meet the 'reasonable' standard, no criminal charges will be filed, and the family of the felonious miscreant - I mean misunderstood,...
Forum: Legal & Political News 04-08-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,599
Posted By wccountryboy
Impossible to tell. Best information available...

Impossible to tell. Best information available is that he fired 34 rounds at others, and one to end his own life; at 3 different locations. Of the 34 rounds fired, he scored a MINIMUM of 19 hits,...
Forum: Legal & Political News 04-08-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,599
Posted By wccountryboy
This is a statment designed to mislead at best...

This is a statment designed to mislead at best and is factually inaccurate at worst.

First, a mass musder was NOT prevented. A mass murder occured.

Second, uniforms added NO 'complexity' to...
Forum: Ammo Can 04-07-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,752
Posted By wccountryboy
Can you dig up the write up on this event? They...

Can you dig up the write up on this event? They held a similar event in Pierce county, WA- but that was about 10 years ago. It would be nice to see some published results that are current.
Forum: Legal & Political News 04-07-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,599
Posted By wccountryboy
Exactly. Which was what, 20+ minutes into the...

Exactly. Which was what, 20+ minutes into the event? The term "first responder" is somewhat inaccurate. Under the current systems in place, those with the tools to end such an event are really...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-06-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,207
Posted By wccountryboy
I'd bet if you examined the books, and separated...

I'd bet if you examined the books, and separated the storefront from the online elements of the big online vendors you mentioned, the storefront barely breaks even. Its value is in maintaining the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-06-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,207
Posted By wccountryboy
If everyone does this, you LGS ceases to...

If everyone does this, you LGS ceases to exist..... a businesses owner quickly develops a sense for who's just wasting their time and who real customers are. You'll quickly earn a reputation as...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-06-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 601
Posted By wccountryboy
Assuming she's fired before and is comfortable...

Assuming she's fired before and is comfortable with it, either the Ruger or XD....

What caught my attention was this so called "class" you described. 4 hours isn't nearly enough time to cover...
Forum: ARs ONLY 04-06-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,329
Posted By wccountryboy
Making 40 yd hits on a 10 INCH square target,...

Making 40 yd hits on a 10 INCH square target, with unzeroed iron sites, with a mediocre rifle and ammunition, off hand, completely unsupported is EASY?
From the prone supported, difficult but...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-06-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,207
Posted By wccountryboy
Its fairly simple: Large, primarily on line...

Its fairly simple:

Large, primarily on line dealers do a huge volume. The don't order 10 G19s, the order 100 or more at a time. So their per unit cost is much less than the LGS who orders a few...
Forum: Legal & Political News 04-05-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,599
Posted By wccountryboy
I do agree that it's a complex issue, much more...

I do agree that it's a complex issue, much more so than simply opening the arms room doors... if I were tasked with developing and implementing policy, it would easily be a 90+ day project just to...
Forum: Legal & Political News 04-05-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,599
Posted By wccountryboy
Not that anyone's documented... but the suicide...

Not that anyone's documented... but the suicide rate among veterans skyrocketed after WWII, Korea, and Vietnam... the post war issues today are nothing new. We just have more access to information...
Forum: Legal & Political News 04-05-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,599
Posted By wccountryboy
Just as a point of reference, the JB...

Just as a point of reference, the JB Lewis/Mcchord commander's order was unlawfully. A military commander has no right it information about privately owned weapons unless they're brought on post. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-03-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By wccountryboy
For good or ill, Congress does not control or set...

For good or ill, Congress does not control or set policy on military installations. The installation commander does. Each commander can set any policy he chooses, but will be held accountable for...
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