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Forum: Ammo Can Today, 01:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 888
Posted By wccountryboy
The problem that I see with the 2 images used is...

The problem that I see with the 2 images used is twofold:

- They are both at least 15, maybe 20 years old- I believe I remember seeing the get test image in the mid 90s.

- Neither specifies...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 01:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,565
Posted By wccountryboy
I would agree, poor choice of words on my part......

I would agree, poor choice of words on my part... he was old enough to know better.

Had he been younger, the phrase "victim of a subculture..." may be more appropriate; you have an entire...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense Today, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 217
Posted By wccountryboy
I agree with getting some hands on time(range...

I agree with getting some hands on time(range time if rentals are offered), though for different reasons. Dimensionally, a 1911 grip is pretty much a 1911 grip; the Officers/Ultra frames are just a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,565
Posted By wccountryboy
A little history of the shooter: ...

A little history of the shooter:

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/gunman-in-on-air-deaths-remembered-as-professional-victim/ar-BBmbixw

He was a "victim" of a subculture that refuses to accept...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,390
Posted By wccountryboy
Bizarre... During the time I was involved in...

Bizarre... During the time I was involved in scouting, from about 10 to 14, there was a process for using edged tools; we had to have 'permit' to carry or use a knife, ax, or hatchet. It was called...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense Today, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 393
Posted By wccountryboy
Both, actually. If you're using a knife in an...

Both, actually. If you're using a knife in an attempt to defend yourself (regardless of what your opponent is armed with) there's a high likelihood that in addition to cutting him, you're going to...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 10:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 810
Posted By wccountryboy
My primary daily carry is a 4 or 5" 1911. On...

My primary daily carry is a 4 or 5" 1911. On occasion, either for a quick trip into my small town or other very low risk outing, or when deep cover is required, I'll pocket carry a DS or LCP.
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 434
Posted By wccountryboy
The concept is to avoid the setback in the first...

The concept is to avoid the setback in the first place, by taking the round that has been chambered once, and putting it in a position where it won't be cycled for some time,
Forum: Ammo Can Today, 08:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 888
Posted By wccountryboy
^^^THIS^^^ Choose a quality, reputable...

^^^THIS^^^

Choose a quality, reputable bullet/load that functions flawlessly in your gun, and stick with it.

There's really no such thing as a "safer" load when you potentially have friendlies...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense Today, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 393
Posted By wccountryboy
This is what most people fail to realize: using a...

This is what most people fail to realize: using a knife of any sort, but particular a folder, as a weapon is a skill that very few have, and is rarely taught anymore. So the presumption is that 99%...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense Today, 08:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 803
Posted By wccountryboy
Some thoughts.... I wouldn't swap a .45...

Some thoughts....

I wouldn't swap a .45 1911 for a 9mm 1911 unless you have serious recoil management issues. I know with age and arthritis, my father did have to give up his .45s a while ago,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 434
Posted By wccountryboy
I don't unload at the end of the day either, but...

I don't unload at the end of the day either, but I DO try to shoot my carry gun at least once a week, so my carry ammo is getting ejected and reloaded about once a week...

If I fired my carry...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 434
Posted By wccountryboy
Like you, I've used very old ammunition without...

Like you, I've used very old ammunition without problems. I've had M2 ammo that was manufactured in the '30s that worked just fine.

My concern with the ammo that I carry is bullet setback and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,565
Posted By wccountryboy
Like it or not, some problems don't have...

Like it or not, some problems don't have solutions. In this case there is NO check or law that would have made the shooter ineligible... no indication that I've seen that he was under the care of a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 02:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,565
Posted By wccountryboy
For this specific case, you are correct. If you...

For this specific case, you are correct. If you look at criminal homicide as a whole, its not 'nutcases', and one demographic that makes up less than 6% of the US population seems to be responsible...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,341
Posted By wccountryboy
While the security guards at a facility have no...

While the security guards at a facility have no to very limited lawful authority over their fellow citizen, other factors may need to be considered:

- If the venue is publicly owned, security...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,341
Posted By wccountryboy
Interesting... they've been doing DWI and...

Interesting... they've been doing DWI and document checkpoints for decades, and the SCOTUS has ruled that such activities, while an infringement, WERE Constitutional, so long as the stop was only a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 909
Posted By wccountryboy
You actually have a gun store do a FULL...

You actually have a gun store do a FULL refund/exchange? In every store I've ever been to in 40ish years, sales are pretty much final; if there's an issue, its covered by warrantee. The retailer...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-26-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 909
Posted By wccountryboy
I bet you would!

I bet you would!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-26-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,859
Posted By wccountryboy
Too late for me, I'm already hooked on good beer-...

Too late for me, I'm already hooked on good beer- and good 1911 triggers.

Like you, for the most part, I conceal out of courtesy, not necessity- when I bother at all.

There are times when good...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-26-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,066
Posted By wccountryboy
None taken friend. What I wrote was NOT what was...

None taken friend. What I wrote was NOT what was convoyed, and that's on me- I'm usually much more articulate and concise. The more I look at what I how I wrote that, the more an illiterate moron I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-26-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,066
Posted By wccountryboy
I was guesstimating $3-400 for additional parts,...

I was guesstimating $3-400 for additional parts, NOT labour costs. I specifically said that labour would go UP from his initial $1200 budget.

I can see how this:



could be misunderstood; in...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-26-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,565
Posted By wccountryboy
I agree fully that every aspect of this incident...

I agree fully that every aspect of this incident should be explored, and as more FACTS come to light, discussed. Looking into outside influences will be done, and more information will become...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-26-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,565
Posted By wccountryboy
The White House's position, that didn't take...

The White House's position, that didn't take long:

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/white-house-says-virginia-tv-shooting-points-to-need-for-gun-control/ar-BBm7xwO
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-26-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,565
Posted By wccountryboy
Blame the employer...? Seriously, is there ANY...

Blame the employer...? Seriously, is there ANY indication that this evil individual was "abused" by his employer?

Quite the contrary; he was FIRED from his previous position, played the race...
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