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Forum: Legal & Political News 07-28-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By wccountryboy
The DC police chief has publicly instructed her...

The DC police chief has publicly instructed her officers NOT to arrest for CC in response to this ruling.... good on her; actually complying with a court order.

As for restrictions, since DC...
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-27-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,583
Posted By wccountryboy
It could be an easy mistake to make: 2 similar...

It could be an easy mistake to make: 2 similar rifles using interchangeable magazines- but different calibers.... the risk level just skyrocketed. It becomes incumbent upon the user to either not...
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-27-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 905
Posted By wccountryboy
Fair enough; I quickly looked at DDs sight and...

Fair enough; I quickly looked at DDs sight and their MSRP of $1669; rounded to $1700. The Colt can be had for $869; I rounded to $900.

That said, even with the link you posted (a $1250 price tag)...
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 905
Posted By wccountryboy
A "few" hundred $$s more...? The Colt is $900;...

A "few" hundred $$s more...? The Colt is $900; the DD is $1700+$200 for the Troy flip ups-$1900 is over 2x the cost. You can add rails and gas block to a 6920 for far less than $1k. Yes, the DD is...
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-27-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 905
Posted By wccountryboy
I generally agree that a DIY AR may not be the...

I generally agree that a DIY AR may not be the best course of action for the complete novice; normally I wouldn't suggest it. My initial recommendation was in line with most here- a 6920 and don't...
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-26-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 905
Posted By wccountryboy
There's another option if you have slightly above...

There's another option if you have slightly above average mechanical reasoning skills: assemble the rifle from parts. You can get everything from PSA and have a decent rifle for about $600. The...
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-26-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 905
Posted By wccountryboy
First, I am NOT a technical SME on ARs, just an...

First, I am NOT a technical SME on ARs, just an old soldier who's fired 10s of thousands of rounds through military and personal AR type rifles....

That said, for a first AR, you can't go wrong...
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-25-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,583
Posted By wccountryboy
True.....sort of. By trademarking "300 Whisper"...

True.....sort of. By trademarking "300 Whisper" and not getting it SAAMI spec'd, JD Jones kept it in the wildcat realm for 2 decades. There was little to no commercial ammo available, and very few...
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-25-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,583
Posted By wccountryboy
The only reason 5.56mm is so popular is that its...

The only reason 5.56mm is so popular is that its the NATO standard. Effective performance is limited to fairly short range. Going from memory, with M193, its ballistic effective range - meaning...
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-24-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,583
Posted By wccountryboy
The reasons for the existence of 300BLK are...

The reasons for the existence of 300BLK are fairly simple:

- sub 10" barrels without significant loss of ballistic performance.
- versatility. The ability to use a host of specialized ammunition...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 07-14-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 690
Posted By wccountryboy
Ultimately, the Serpa design lends itself to...

Ultimately, the Serpa design lends itself to operator head space and timing errors, with injuries being the end result. The design is also vulnerable to failure from foreign matter....

As others...
Forum: Legal & Political News 07-14-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,982
Posted By wccountryboy
The more I think about it, the more I believe...

The more I think about it, the more I believe that this woman is too stupid to be permitted either to carry a weapon or be in society without adult supervision. She's had a CCW just a short time. ...
Forum: Legal & Political News 07-12-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,982
Posted By wccountryboy
Mandatory 3 years...? She'd do less time for...

Mandatory 3 years...? She'd do less time for attempted murder, selling heroin to 4th graders, or assaulting the cop that pulled her over with a baseball bat. Only in the NE....
Forum: Legal & Political News 07-12-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,397
Posted By wccountryboy
One lesson that was taught to me many years ago...

One lesson that was taught to me many years ago was "stay in your @#%! lane!" If it doesn't PRIMARELY involve the illegal manufacturer or trafficking of alcohol, tobacco, firearms, or explosives,...
Forum: Legal & Political News 07-11-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,397
Posted By wccountryboy
I'll admit that if they do away with ATFE,...

I'll admit that if they do away with ATFE, whomever assumes their duties may be worse- but it could be more efficient too... its an unknown.

What I do know it that there are far too many armed...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,953
Posted By wccountryboy
Given GOOD magazines, GOOD synthetic dry lube,...

Given GOOD magazines, GOOD synthetic dry lube, and regular maintenance, the M9 works well enough. There are better choices that aren't as maintenance intensive.

Couldn't vote in the poll; love it...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-08-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 927
Posted By wccountryboy
I believe fairly passionately that 1 person...

I believe fairly passionately that 1 person cannot "clear" any structure safely. That said, I have checked out the occasional "bump in the night" for my wife's- and my own- peace of mind when I was...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-08-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 927
Posted By wccountryboy
The problem with "clearing" your house solo is...

The problem with "clearing" your house solo is not a legal one, its that is cannot be done safely and effectively. Luck and lack of ability/will on the BGs part to do harm may help you prevail- but...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-10-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,522
Posted By wccountryboy
I have my grandaddy's US&S 1911 that I inherited....

I have my grandaddy's US&S 1911 that I inherited. He jumped into France with that pistol. But he also used it after the war. My father learned to shoot with it in the late 40s. I learned to shoot...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-10-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,917
Posted By wccountryboy
Really...? Please describe to me a place in an...

Really...? Please describe to me a place in an urban/suburban environment where, in a fight for your life, you can CHOOSE a backstop that will provide absolute, positive, 100% bullet containment...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-10-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,917
Posted By wccountryboy
Rules for a flat range WILL get you killed in the...

Rules for a flat range WILL get you killed in the real world, fight for your life. If you absolutly must follow them at all times, you may as well NEVER carry a gun for SD, nor keep one accessable...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-10-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By wccountryboy
The first couple evolutions may be a little snug...

The first couple evolutions may be a little snug in some lowers that are built towards the tight side of the spec. The newest generation seems to work in anything....
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-09-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,128
Posted By wccountryboy
Correct- however, those regulatory requirements...

Correct- however, those regulatory requirements apply only to items aguired using your C&R licence, and entered into your bound book.

Most of my old family guns that are C&R eligable; none are...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-05-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,737
Posted By wccountryboy
You jest, but last year my wife and I hosted...

You jest, but last year my wife and I hosted several British Paras that where here for a combined training event to a day of clay shooting in the back field and a BBQ.

The 5 newbies in the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-05-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,571
Posted By wccountryboy
I wouldn't keep my 'go-to' HD gun behind a lock...

I wouldn't keep my 'go-to' HD gun behind a lock of any type when I'm home... My carry gun is either on my person, or locked up when I go to work.
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