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Forum: New Member Introductions 04-06-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 713
Posted By John Joseph
A first handgun wants to be a .22. Really. ...

A first handgun wants to be a .22. Really.

OTOH hundreds of thousands of scrawny young kids just out of High School learned to shoot .45 1911s just fine.

You'll have a greater advantage than...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 04-06-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,212
Posted By John Joseph
Interesting thoughts. One thing I did was take...

Interesting thoughts. One thing I did was take my kids camping, sleeping under the stars
No tent no lantern no stove. We did have a camp fire(camping with small children, smores are mandatory!)
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 04-06-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,212
Posted By John Joseph
IMHO, just having a good camping kit will atone...

IMHO, just having a good camping kit will atone for many SHTF scenarios.

Sleeping bag,
mattress pad/cot
tent,
cooler,
lantern,
stove,
fuel
flashlight/headlamp,
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 04-03-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,212
Posted By John Joseph
I have a canvas miner's tent. Easy to pitch....

I have a canvas miner's tent. Easy to pitch. Plenty of room. Canvas tents are heavy and take up a lot of room though.
You can get internal frames for wall tents, but that also takes up a lot of...
Forum: Ammo Can 04-01-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By John Joseph
I'd donate it to a museum.

I'd donate it to a museum.
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-31-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 136
Posted By John Joseph
Welcome from California

Welcome from California
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 03-20-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 13,588
Posted By John Joseph
It amazes me how unprepared people are in this...

It amazes me how unprepared people are in this state.
Unprepared for nearly everything except for diarrhea.
What is it with toilet paper horders?

With the bars shut down I added a bottle of Evan...
Forum: Rimfire! 03-19-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,158
Posted By John Joseph
Basically, 1) Look for a Model 41 built when...

Basically,
1) Look for a Model 41 built when S&W had real gunsmiths building them, and hasn't been Bubba-ed during the interim.
2) Find an ammo your Model 41 likes (usually it's CCI-SV but there...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-18-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 23,314
Posted By John Joseph
Our neck of the woods has been mandated to...

Our neck of the woods has been mandated to "shelter in place" until 30 March (so far.) Schools, most businesses and services on lock down.
Yeah, this'll be interesting!
Starts midnight tonight.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-18-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 23,314
Posted By John Joseph
Doing jigsaw puzzles with the family around the...

Doing jigsaw puzzles with the family around the kitchen table.
We've got plenty of food and liquor, check up on our seniors over the phone
We're fine as frog's hair!
Putting on pizza pounds from...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-12-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,802
Posted By John Joseph
I still want to know what the OP means with ...

I still want to know what the OP means with "...keep around the house?"
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-10-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,932
Posted By John Joseph
I learned everything I really needed to know...

I learned everything I really needed to know about the 1911 from Mr. McCurry, my 7th Grade History teacher who had been a "Top" in the US Army before he was a teacher.
For which I am very grateful.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-09-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By John Joseph
You mean like recycling range lead and bullet...

You mean like recycling range lead and bullet casting?
We're already doing that in CA :biglaugh:
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-07-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 23,314
Posted By John Joseph
If the Corona virus manifests in all the squalid...

If the Corona virus manifests in all the squalid homeless encampments here in CA, that's going to be a very tragic situation!
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-07-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 23,314
Posted By John Joseph
Yesterday my local Costco's shelves were empty...

Yesterday my local Costco's shelves were empty when it came to bottled water, hand sanitizer and toilet paper. Nothing!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-05-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,342
Posted By John Joseph
I'd look for one worked over by the late F. Bob...

I'd look for one worked over by the late F. Bob Chow
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-03-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 23,314
Posted By John Joseph
My plan is to stay healthy until the vaccine...

My plan is to stay healthy until the vaccine comes out.
Like the flu, it looks like Corona does more damage to people with weakened immune systems or living in unsanitary conditions.
While it might...
Forum: Ammo Can 03-03-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,859
Posted By John Joseph
Federal/Blazer/American Eagle/Estate is now...

Federal/Blazer/American Eagle/Estate is now nearly all small primer.
I've been lead to believe many of the euro imports are small primer as well as all the "environmentally safe" loadings.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-02-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,332
Posted By John Joseph
My thoughts--- If you don't know what to buy(or...

My thoughts---
If you don't know what to buy(or need) don't waste your tax refund.
Spend it on training and ammo instead.
Polish and perfect your skills on what you already own & shoot.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 02-25-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,410
Posted By John Joseph
Such is why we have three branches of government....

Such is why we have three branches of government. If one runs afoul of the Constitution, the other two can reel them in.
Forum: Safes and Storage 02-24-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By John Joseph
Uhhh...the openings so anyone can see what's...

Uhhh...the openings so anyone can see what's inside?

Look for old lockers on Craig's list

Any good hardware store can supply a shelving bracket system and a pop rivet tool.

The shelves can...
Forum: Blade Forum 02-24-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,723
Posted By John Joseph
Wha....? Doesn't every Boomer have a Buck folding...

Wha....? Doesn't every Boomer have a Buck folding Hunter?:rock:
Forum: Safes and Storage 02-23-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By John Joseph
What's wrong with an old surplus gym locker? ...

What's wrong with an old surplus gym locker?
At least it wouldn't look like an ammo locker.
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-22-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 224
Posted By John Joseph
Hello from Fresno!

Hello from Fresno!
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-21-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By John Joseph
You could deprime using water pressure, but then...

You could deprime using water pressure, but then you'd still need to find the right size Berdan primers to reload. Check out www.swissrifles.com That's a lot of effort and time to invest, so I'd...
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