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Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-04-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By oldbrownhat
I don't have one but I've been thinking this as...

I don't have one but I've been thinking this as an option for my gf, who has decided it might be prudent to keep a gun at home. It seems to be getting very good reviews. FWIW, I came across this...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-20-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,760
Posted By oldbrownhat
Ooooooohhh! "I'll have what he's having!" :) (As...

Ooooooohhh! "I'll have what he's having!" :) (As long as someone pays the fuel bill.)
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-20-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,760
Posted By oldbrownhat
Nice to hear from an independent source. I only...

Nice to hear from an independent source. I only found him on Smokstak quite some time after I bought the unit via an ad on Craigslist. I was certainly impressed with Dan when I met him. Even drove...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-19-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,760
Posted By oldbrownhat
Thanks for the info. I should do some reading up...

Thanks for the info. I should do some reading up on that.

I've been happy with it so far. We had an 84-hr. power outage a couple of winters ago due to an ice storm and it kept the battery backup...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-18-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,760
Posted By oldbrownhat
I suspect it's under the cover in the first pic...

I suspect it's under the cover in the first pic below (taken when I got it in April 2016) and the whole shebang is in a sound-reducing box now. Nice and quiet- about 85dbA @ 6'. In the house...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-17-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,760
Posted By oldbrownhat
Sorry I haven't replied. Seems I wasn't...

Sorry I haven't replied. Seems I wasn't subscribed to the thread for some reason.

Unfortunately, I'm embarrassed to admit I have no idea! The unit was rebuilt before I got it and all I know is...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-05-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,760
Posted By oldbrownhat
Definitely old school here, too. My 6kW MDJE is...

Definitely old school here, too. My 6kW MDJE is about 10 years older than yours and nice and stable. I don't have an oscilloscope to check the waveforms but nothing in the house has complained. (The...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-03-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,717
Posted By oldbrownhat
There are a lot of unanswered questiona sbout...

There are a lot of unanswered questiona sbout this, first and foremost why the Emergency Alert System (which goes out to all cell phones) wasn't used- only Twitter (!)

This was, however, a very,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-27-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,717
Posted By oldbrownhat
All, and always have done so AFAIK. RCMP...

All, and always have done so AFAIK. RCMP standard sidearm is the S&W 5906 DAO.(Discontinued now for several years; will be replaced at some point.) Most have a 12 ga and/or a Colt C4 carbine in the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-23-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,717
Posted By oldbrownhat
Well, velocity difference between a 4" and a 6"...

Well, velocity difference between a 4" and a 6" isn't enough ro really worry about, and IMHO would be far too technical an issue for a bunch of dimwit bureaucrats to comprehend. The only "reason" I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-23-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,717
Posted By oldbrownhat
I'm sorry to say this is probably true :( ...

I'm sorry to say this is probably true :( Canadians' attitude to guns is somewhat different than in the US, although there are many commonalities, esp. amongst those who own handguns. No 2nd...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-20-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,717
Posted By oldbrownhat
Not quite (although some would like it so.) All...

Not quite (although some would like it so.) All firerms owners must have a valid licence. Rifles & shotguns generally OK- no registration. (They tried that about 20 years ago and it was an...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 12-21-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,248
Posted By oldbrownhat
Hell, even in Canada, where many citizens own...

Hell, even in Canada, where many citizens own guns and- MAYBE/BARELY- have the right to use them (although they'll be dragged through the courts no matter what), the gov't. is arguing that civilian...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 10-30-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,760
Posted By oldbrownhat
When I built my new house a few years ago I put...

When I built my new house a few years ago I put in a modest battery backup system, which kept me running through a couple of outages, but a couple of years ago I decided to add a genset and have...
Forum: Revolvers 11-22-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By oldbrownhat
Truer words were never said. The ol' "double...

Truer words were never said. The ol' "double tap" with a wooden handle is the way to go. :)
Forum: Revolvers 11-21-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By oldbrownhat
As does Lance Shively of TriggerShims in...

As does Lance Shively of TriggerShims in Michigan. I've used his shims on my Model 19 and a couple of Rugers.

Sounds like it might be a trigger misalignment of some sort, as the trigger is the...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 11-17-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,639
Posted By oldbrownhat
Reminded me of this New Yorker cartoon: ...

Reminded me of this New Yorker cartoon:

https://media.newyorker.com/cartoons/593b5d410f529324ac0628d0/master/w_580,c_limit/010423_a6406.jpg
"They were bred originally to be hors d’œuvres.”
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-03-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 18,913
Posted By oldbrownhat
BLOODY VIKINGS! ...

BLOODY VIKINGS!

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/7a/MontySpam.jpg
Forum: Revolvers 02-26-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,909
Posted By oldbrownhat
The D/A pull will naturally lighten up a bit and...

The D/A pull will naturally lighten up a bit and smooth out with use (or lots of dry-firing or internal polishing) but the S/A is, as others have said, "good to go" right out of the box.

I've...
Forum: Revolvers 01-18-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,267
Posted By oldbrownhat
And if you want, you can get a lever with a 12"...

And if you want, you can get a lever with a 12" barrel (as well as 16") without restrictions. Wanstall's in B.C. brings in some from Rossi I think, and there are the gorgeous (but pricey) Chiappa...
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-12-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,197
Posted By oldbrownhat
BTDT! Don't like being hit by either 9.3 x 57 or...

BTDT! Don't like being hit by either 9.3 x 57 or 9mm.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 10-12-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,212
Posted By oldbrownhat
From what I've seen in Bellingham, they may not...

From what I've seen in Bellingham, they may not even be high on anything.

Earthquakes and possibly Mr. Bad-Haircut-Across-the-Water are likely the worst we have to worry about in the PNW. (As...
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 09-15-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,440
Posted By oldbrownhat
I just got another 'David Unaipon..." message,...

I just got another 'David Unaipon..." message, this time supposedly from NC Angler, of which I am not a member (nor even heard of!). It traces to the same IP range as the others (Amazon). However,...
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 09-13-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,440
Posted By oldbrownhat
Just got two more: The "battery"one was allegedly...

Just got two more: The "battery"one was allegedly from Graybeard Outdoors (I haven't logged in there for so long I don't remember even joining up!) and the "Lottery" one from someone called "Luis"
...
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 09-13-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,440
Posted By oldbrownhat
Yup. me, too and another one a couple of hours...

Yup. me, too and another one a couple of hours later this afternoon from the same (supposed) source, entitled, " Ordinary Guy Retires After Winning The Lotto 7 Times". I haven't compared the...
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