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Forum: Ammo Can Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By chrysanthemum
Pricing of true 5.56 ammo goes all over the...

Pricing of true 5.56 ammo goes all over the board... because, on a worldwide basis, there are so many manufacturers and so many stockpiles. I suppose the answer is similar with regards to .223 ammo....
Forum: Dan Wesson Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By chrysanthemum
Probably a "close-call" manufacturer's choice,...

Probably a "close-call" manufacturer's choice, without either choice being necessarily better or worse.

Normally -- most of the time -- when a ramped barrel is chosen, the reason for the selection...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 06:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,469
Posted By chrysanthemum
:scratch:If someone wants to see Joe Biden in the...

:scratch:If someone wants to see Joe Biden in the White House, it seems he should simply so state, rather than petulantly cast stones at President Trump. Otherwise, the choice is support for Four...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-03-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,469
Posted By chrysanthemum
For those old enough, a lot of this brings back...

For those old enough, a lot of this brings back echoes of the "Silent Majority".

No, not talking about the individual who coined the phrase, but rather the actual majority referenced by the...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-02-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,469
Posted By chrysanthemum
Maybe one will veer far to the north...direct...

Maybe one will veer far to the north...direct delivery to certain leftist Dem locales.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-02-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,469
Posted By chrysanthemum
Indeed. I'll bet many of those leftists just...

Indeed.

I'll bet many of those leftists just might decide to visit a gun store. A few -- just a few -- might even begin to show some respect for the 2A. Maybe...but even if so, sadly it will not...
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-02-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 871
Posted By chrysanthemum
I always love a clean, all-business, black AT,...

I always love a clean, all-business, black AT, Starburst grips, etc., build.

It has a timeless beauty that's hard to match.

You did well and Thanks for sharing:rock:
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 06-01-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,730
Posted By chrysanthemum
Anything other than moving is a compromise. ...

Anything other than moving is a compromise.

When a riot actually reaches one's property, I fear that the historical lessons as to what occurs are all too clear.

Property owners rarely fare...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By chrysanthemum
Wilson pistolsmiths are familiar with and have...

Wilson pistolsmiths are familiar with and have immediate access to Wilson parts.

If you're already inclined -- or quite happy -- to go with Wilson parts, then I think Wilson is the way to go.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,158
Posted By chrysanthemum
I looked to see if there was a thread in this...

I looked to see if there was a thread in this subject, and yes indeed, here it is (+1911).

I'll just add the obvious -- well, obvious to those of us here -- and that is, there are many good...
Forum: Wilson Combat 05-31-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By chrysanthemum
And there is nothing wrong with the latter. ...

And there is nothing wrong with the latter. Carry on!:)

While each of us has our favorites (as well as chamberings of little interest), it is wise to see the bigger picture; and that is each...
Forum: Wilson Combat 05-30-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By chrysanthemum
Afraid it is so. .40S&W has been in a long, slow...

Afraid it is so. .40S&W has been in a long, slow decline among all but its loyalists. Very few will shed tears over discontinuations of .40S&W chambered 1911s. Even so, I do feel sad for those who...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-29-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 898
Posted By chrysanthemum
As mentioned in other excellent posts,...

As mentioned in other excellent posts, lemming-like instincts of "the masses" (for lack of a better word) seem to prevail in regards to creating shortages.

But depending on the nature of the...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-29-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 898
Posted By chrysanthemum
There is pushing and pulling in both directions,...

There is pushing and pulling in both directions, but your observation is in the mainstream societal/technological direction.

All the same, in this context, the IRS does accept paper income tax...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-29-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,323
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^^ Really good input, both CA and RR. ...

^^^^

Really good input, both CA and RR. +1911 x 2.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-29-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 898
Posted By chrysanthemum
This likely varies among states, but government...

This likely varies among states, but government services and even goods are sometimes a "commodity" in short supply.

As one example, a few weeks ago I'd requested print/paper copies of current...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-29-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 898
Posted By chrysanthemum
;)I still have a few weeks' time before my hair...

;)I still have a few weeks' time before my hair "style"/length begins to compare with a long-ago photo in my high school yearbook. Thankfully, it's all intact and the same color;)
Forum: Wilson Combat 05-27-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By chrysanthemum
I think you chose well.:) GP summed-up the...

I think you chose well.:)

GP summed-up the reasons perfectly.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 524
Posted By chrysanthemum
Pretty much see it the same way as you, Jim. I...

Pretty much see it the same way as you, Jim. I agree with you that a smaller caliber (not necessarily "weaker") would -- otherwise -- have most likely become the norm. After all, that's what pistol...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-25-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 524
Posted By chrysanthemum
For someone with your interests (which I...

For someone with your interests (which I share):), there is no substitute for reading JMB's original patents (those patents associated with these guns). Pretty easy to find with a Google search.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-25-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 524
Posted By chrysanthemum
Indeed. Understanding the design of that...

Indeed. Understanding the design of that dual-barrel link model, a brilliant design in its own right, is kind of essential to understanding the origins of the 1911. JMB's patents for this gun, the...
Forum: Wilson Combat 05-25-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 1,232,552
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^ Especially love that first one Flight...

^^^

Especially love that first one Flight Medic.:)

Clean, functional, nothing unnecessary added. Gold bead front sight; rear battlesight. Starburst grips. All business. My kind of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-25-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,555
Posted By chrysanthemum
This is probably the best practical (i.e., common...

This is probably the best practical (i.e., common usage) definition of the difference.

All the same, dsk's post is undeniably accurate when it comes to precision of language.

I'd take either as...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-24-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By chrysanthemum
I've been tipping 20% (online order/payment) for...

I've been tipping 20% (online order/payment) for every curbside pickup order the past several weeks.

I know it's only a small token.

But it serves a purpose. Always show thanks for those to...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-24-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,282
Posted By chrysanthemum
Joe Biden says in interview: "I’m prepared to say...

Joe Biden says in interview: "I’m prepared to say that I have a record over 40 years, and that I’m going to beat Joe Biden”

https://mobile.twitter.com/johncardillo/status/1263816200334737408
...
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