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Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Today, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By earlwb
I agree, it isn't a complete shutdown. But maybe...

I agree, it isn't a complete shutdown. But maybe they should have stopped people from fleeing New Orleans and Louisiana though. I can see many of them agreeing to self quarantine but not doing it.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Today, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By earlwb
As far as I can tell they closed all the indoor...

As far as I can tell they closed all the indoor and outdoor ranges here in Texas. You would have to own a farm or ranch or a lot of acres to have your own private range to shoot on.
Forum: Ammo Can Today, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By earlwb
The news reported that the Chinese bulldozed and...

The news reported that the Chinese bulldozed and leveled the market where they think the virus originated in Wuhan. They also banned wet markets among other things and are likely bulldozing and...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY Today, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By earlwb
I doubt that the commie states will obey the...

I doubt that the commie states will obey the Presidents order. They will sue him about it too.
Forum: Ammo Can Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By earlwb
Or the rats running around in between the meat...

Or the rats running around in between the meat too. The live caged animals they slaughter right in front of you so you can get it fresh. Plus the unsanitary conditions and their bad personal hygiene....
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,063
Posted By earlwb
I am sure that the anti-gun people in the commie...

I am sure that the anti-gun people in the commie states are crying now. With long waiting periods, gun stores forced to close, NICS checks stopped and so on, they might be regretting their...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By earlwb
At the time they weren't far left yet. More like...

At the time they weren't far left yet. More like just left of center. They just got worse over time.

I do like those monster guns though You guys have all the fun.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-28-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,164
Posted By earlwb
I really wonder how many will actually self...

I really wonder how many will actually self quarantine themselves. I doubt it works. Look at all of the spring breakers who were defying the requests to stay home. I was reading an article about the...
Forum: Ammo Can 03-28-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By earlwb
House garage made from 303 Brit ammo boxes

I ran across this article published back in 2017 about someone in Arizona having used .303 British ammo boxes to build their garage with. Pretty neat though. Sort of a bummer that it got demolished...
Forum: Ammo Can 03-28-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By earlwb
A lot of people, maybe the vast majority, tend to...

A lot of people, maybe the vast majority, tend to only buy enough ammo to load their gun. Singular one gun. I remember people wanting to buy just five or six rounds for their revolver at the gun...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-27-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,063
Posted By earlwb
I seriously doubt that any gunmakers will go...

I seriously doubt that any gunmakers will go away. There may be some buyouts or merging though. Right now all the guns are selling out as fast as the dealers can process them.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-27-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By earlwb
Well, California, Illinois, New York and New...

Well, California, Illinois, New York and New Jersey already register gun owners. Probably some other commie states do as well. So no surprise they are trying to do it on a Federal level. BATF has a...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-26-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By earlwb
I was reading recently where the rich were...

I was reading recently where the rich were fleeing NYC for the countryside to go to their second homes by the beach or up North. But many communities are not welcoming them and even blocking the...
Forum: Ammo Can 03-26-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By earlwb
Well, usually they figure out a way to reduce the...

Well, usually they figure out a way to reduce the powder charge using cheap propellant. Load the rounds to a minimum power and velocity but still function in most guns. Then cheaper bullets, FMJ...
Forum: Revolvers 03-25-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By earlwb
Have patience, I agree with dsk. You are likely...

Have patience, I agree with dsk. You are likely to find some really good deals after this virus stuff blows over.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-25-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 858
Posted By earlwb
I wonder why the commie state leaders even did...

I wonder why the commie state leaders even did Quarantine, shelter in place, etc orders. They really want to kill off the elderly populations anyway. More SSA to spend on illegals and such. I know...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-24-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By earlwb
That lady in the story also when she buys her 9mm...

That lady in the story also when she buys her 9mm handgun, will discover the 10 day waiting period in CA too. Won't she be surprised that she can't take the gun with her. Plus no ammo for it.

That...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-23-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,311
Posted By earlwb
All firearms background checks go through the NJ...

All firearms background checks go through the NJ state police, the police perform the Fed NICS check themselves. Thus the governor can cut it off anytime he wants to.
Forum: Ammo Can 03-23-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By earlwb
They said it was a .380 that they used, not the...

They said it was a .380 that they used, not the 9mm. That was what surprised me too. The sheet rock didn't stop the petals from peeling off and exploding throughout the gel. Similar with the denim...
Forum: Ammo Can 03-22-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By earlwb
Well the .380 FMJ does penetrate fairly well. ...

Well the .380 FMJ does penetrate fairly well.

Car windshield test:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhfKSXWLNxg

Car door test:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52zMLjGTAz4

Well I stand...
Forum: Rimfire! 03-22-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By earlwb
I experimented some with a 1873 style SAA...

I experimented some with a 1873 style SAA revolver in 17 HMR. The SAA sights were terrible for using with this cartridge. Otherwise it was quite fun to shoot with basically no recoil. In a handgun...
Forum: Ammo Can 03-22-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By earlwb
I think that for the .380 ACP simply using FMJ...

I think that for the .380 ACP simply using FMJ round nose bullets work best. The .380 is marginal for hollow point bullets expanding in something. I don't know if the G2 RIP bullets would really work...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-22-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By earlwb
I am totally amazed that a Democrat would do...

I am totally amazed that a Democrat would do that. Wow! it sort of leaves one speechless.

He may be just throwing a bone out there to the gun owners trying to make it seem like he is not so bad....
Forum: ARs ONLY 03-21-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 715
Posted By earlwb
If the better ammo works fine then the problem is...

If the better ammo works fine then the problem is solved. But if you have a lot of the steel case ammo to use up, you could try a less strong buffer spring. They do make different strength springs...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-21-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,451
Posted By earlwb
You have to go early when the store opens to buy...

You have to go early when the store opens to buy groceries at present. Go later and the shelves will be empty. People are still panicking and hoarding.
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