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Forum: Disaster Preparedness Today, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,096
Posted By chrysanthemum
When perceived (and probably correctly so) risks...

When perceived (and probably correctly so) risks become so great as to invoke a need for body armor, I think it's time to give serious thought to moving. Even if there are substantial reasons for...
Forum: Wilson Combat Yesterday, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By chrysanthemum
You can't lose here. Wilson's 7-round mags...

You can't lose here.

Wilson's 7-round mags are superb, as are the similar compact 6-round mags.

If you're shooting +p ammo (I'm not), then the HD/+p mags would be a great choice. Not sure that...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-04-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^ I'll follow this law, whether I like it...

^^^

I'll follow this law, whether I like it or not. And I sincerely hope that it will "work".

And I remain open-minded to substantive evidence.

Unfortunately, thus far, despite my initial...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-04-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By chrysanthemum
I'm about 70% through John Seerey Lester's...

I'm about 70% through John Seerey Lester's excellent book and artistic interpretations of Theodore Roosevelt's lifetime hunting adventures.

After reading the accounts of TR's confrontations with...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-04-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By chrysanthemum
While I choose to go with .45acp, I think very...

While I choose to go with .45acp, I think very well of 38 Super, including for carry/in-home SD.

38 Super (in a 1911) is a very good selection IMHO.

Without venturing into a deep-dive...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-04-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 894
Posted By chrysanthemum
Obama was sufficiently divisive so as to...

Obama was sufficiently divisive so as to unwittingly become the best salesperson for firearms in history.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-04-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By chrysanthemum
Weeks ago, due to having essentially no expertise...

Weeks ago, due to having essentially no expertise on the subject, I committed to hearing both/all sides. A lot of good arguments -- as well as some not so good -- have been put forth since.
...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-04-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 894
Posted By chrysanthemum
Correct. +1911.

Correct. +1911.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-03-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 894
Posted By chrysanthemum
Indeed. Another Obama Administration (former VP)...

Indeed. Another Obama Administration (former VP) miracle.:rolleyes:

Dems still describe Obama as POTUS.:barf:
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-03-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By chrysanthemum
China has many elements that make it the world's...

China has many elements that make it the world's "natural" source of new viruses and/or "new" versions of existing viruses.

China claims to be the world's manufacturer of various things... I'd...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-03-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^^ This explanation .... makes too much...

^^^^

This explanation .... makes too much sense.

+1911 USMM guy
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-03-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By chrysanthemum
Given no choice (other than being in violation),...

Given no choice (other than being in violation), I'm wearing camo masks I purchased weeks ago from Otis (vendor of firearms cleaning supplies and other firearm-related goods).

And carrying. But...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-03-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By chrysanthemum
You might be correct. I generally do not...

You might be correct. I generally do not subscribe to "alternative world" perceptions, but this specific edict, coming from a solid conservative Governor, raises too many doubts.

As predictable,...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-03-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 997
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^ WCB, I think you're probably correct as...

^^^

WCB, I think you're probably correct as to the wisdom of the couple's response. I think it was unwise to so openly display firearms towards a mob. I agree with you that display of a firearm...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-03-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 997
Posted By chrysanthemum
I'll take the side of a citizen who's lived...

I'll take the side of a citizen who's lived within the law and is respected by those who know him/her over a mob that disregards property rights, tearing down gates, etc. Even if that citizen's...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-03-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By chrysanthemum
Absolutely correct. Gross numbers, which are...

Absolutely correct. Gross numbers, which are likely impacted by many variables, do not provide a lot of certainty as to true cause/effect relationships...no matter what interpretations politicians...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-02-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 801
Posted By chrysanthemum
Indeed. I wish every firearms owner would...

Indeed.

I wish every firearms owner would take this astute observation to heart.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-02-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 801
Posted By chrysanthemum
I was merely dumb enough to undertake a career...

I was merely dumb enough to undertake a career path that others with similar qualifications wisely wouldn't consider; and thus there was some compensation in it. And through pure good fortune, I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-02-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 801
Posted By chrysanthemum
That vision put a big smile on my face.:D

That vision put a big smile on my face.:D
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-02-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 801
Posted By chrysanthemum
S&W's stock price has soared -- way over a 100%...

S&W's stock price has soared -- way over a 100% gain -- since the "start" of covid-19.

They're selling every semi-auto handgun their manufacturing facilities are configured and staffed to to...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-02-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By chrysanthemum
If there's any merit to be found in this order,...

If there's any merit to be found in this order, there is a possibility that the results over the next 30 days might provide some evidence (albeit far from scientifically proving direct...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-02-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By chrysanthemum
Texas Governor Mandates Wearing of Face Masks

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-53273281

$250 fine for violation.

Like it or not, here it comes to Texas.

After considering available evidence, including perspectives shared by good...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 07-02-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By chrysanthemum
I'm sure the denizens of Chicago are going to...

I'm sure the denizens of Chicago are going to have a real blast during the upcoming weekend.

A real bang-up affair.:rolleyes:

And we know which website will truthfully report the details.
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 07-02-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By chrysanthemum
I agree with Alchemy's comments about full...

I agree with Alchemy's comments about full custom.

Those master builders who are perceived by many as true full custom are familiar with certain source components and they're happy to build around...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 07-01-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By chrysanthemum
For a left-handed individual as is the OP, it's...

For a left-handed individual as is the OP, it's quite limiting to not have a safety lever on the lefties' natural (right) side of the gun. It's not even possible to grip a 1911 in the most typically...
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