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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-03-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,194
Posted By arizona
Well stated. Also asking the Government...

Well stated. Also asking the Government permission to exercise a right takes the Second amendment from the status of a right recognized by the Constitution and regulates it the role of a privilege...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-27-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,194
Posted By arizona
In AZ as well as some other states we do not need...

In AZ as well as some other states we do not need a permit for most concealed carry. The permit does allow you to carry in restaurants that serve alcohol. The decision to get a permit should be...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-23-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 102,865
Posted By arizona
I have had decent luck with the Walther p22 but...

I have had decent luck with the Walther p22 but I think the new Ruger 22 has made it obsolete. Simpler,smoother firearm with a more durable frame (polymer vs Zinc) at the same price point and size.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 08-23-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 52,158
Posted By arizona
Most of us can not shoot up to the mechanical...

Most of us can not shoot up to the mechanical ability our weapons. I would guess that you are new to the shooting fraternity. If that is the case I would suggest that you look hard at a police...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-22-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,147
Posted By arizona
I live in the Phoenix Area and would note jackets...

I live in the Phoenix Area and would note jackets are not always an option. What if you manage a restaurant or sell cars? The J frame in a pocket may not be the most powerful or highest capacity...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-13-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,407
Posted By arizona
Another plus for the Ruger family of revolvers is...

Another plus for the Ruger family of revolvers is that they can be broke completely down in a few moments with just a screw driver. If I drop my beloved Smiths into a body of water cleaning and...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 05-19-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,540
Posted By arizona
Trust me our problems come in all shades. ...

Trust me our problems come in all shades. Blaming all of Arizona's problems on Cartels is like blaming all Of New York or New Jersey's crime on Italian Mobsters. It is factually in error and can...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 05-18-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,540
Posted By arizona
I remain convinced that crime rates are...

I remain convinced that crime rates are determined by issues other than gun laws. Compare Utah's crime rate to Arizona. Both states have similar gun laws but Utah has a much lower crime rate.
How...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-18-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,500
Posted By arizona
Prior to purchasing firearms I was "lent" a M16...

Prior to purchasing firearms I was "lent" a M16 by the Army and Smith and Wesson model 64 by a large southwestern police department. My first purchased firearm in 22 caliber was a Smith and Wesson...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-02-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,432
Posted By arizona
Maintaining control of a firearms and constant...

Maintaining control of a firearms and constant readiness is feasible. My smith 640 in a good pocket holster is unobtrusive and quite comfortable.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-02-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,384
Posted By arizona
Consider American made pistols like the Remington...

Consider American made pistols like the Remington and some of the Hi-Standards. Just be careful and ask the manufacturer about the specific gun you wish to purchase!
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-17-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By arizona
The extra shot and weight found with the Gp100...

The extra shot and weight found with the Gp100 make it a good choice for uniform carry as well as truck and home defense duty.
If I were backpacking the length of the Little Colorado or hiking the...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-16-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,603
Posted By arizona
This assumes of course that you can put the...

This assumes of course that you can put the threat on hold until you are ready for it!
I strongly believe a o.k. gun be it a used S&W from your local internet gun store or a used Ruger P85 is a...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-16-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,156
Posted By arizona
Think about defense in depth. For example...

Think about defense in depth. For example Hannibal alerts me to issues and helps me have a clear field of fire!
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-14-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,010
Posted By arizona
Good Gun! I trained with a 64 in the day. Do you...

Good Gun! I trained with a 64 in the day. Do you carry concealed in the summer?
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-11-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,790
Posted By arizona
And how important is a fast magazine change on ...

And how important is a fast magazine change on a target 22 pistol?
Heel magazine releases do make it easier to retain magazines.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-11-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By arizona
I am happy owner of a 2.5 inch L frame revolver....

I am happy owner of a 2.5 inch L frame revolver. It is damn quick from the holster, more compact then the 4 inch and easier to shoot then j frame. That stated it is no where as compact or as...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-10-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By arizona
Venturing a guess Rossi may work for you. I have...

Venturing a guess Rossi may work for you. I have read at least one good report in the gun press. Smith does not seem to be cataloging a 2 inch k frame :( but they do catalogue 2 inch l frames (go...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 12-10-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,421
Posted By arizona
I have read more than one report of men staying...

I have read more than one report of men staying up and in the fight after being hit with rifle rounds and shot gun slugs. There was one well documented case of an Army ranger Lt. being hit by the a...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-10-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By arizona
Take a critical look at the Walther p22. It has...

Take a critical look at the Walther p22. It has many protuberances to catch on clothing and purses which could be an issue. Its safety is less then intuitive i.e. up is fire down is safe and if you...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-10-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,674
Posted By arizona
Read your local newspapers and watch your news...

Read your local newspapers and watch your news broadcasts. I have been doing so and I can not think of any circumstance where gun type would have made a nickels difference.
I have read numerous...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-03-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,419
Posted By arizona
How available is ammo? Also what is it's cost?

How available is ammo? Also what is it's cost?
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 11-19-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,531
Posted By arizona
I understand in principal what Arizona Lawman is...

I understand in principal what Arizona Lawman is saying. I also live in Arizona but I can never recall a case where an open carrier was targeted by a criminal. Prior to the passage of our ccw law...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-19-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,870
Posted By arizona
If your employer does not want you packing then...

If your employer does not want you packing then choose something you can carry discreetly. If you shoot regularly a smith j frame would be a good choice.
My model 642 fits in a pocket,does not...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-19-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,156
Posted By arizona
This question begs another question what is in...

This question begs another question what is in those woods?

Here in Arizona I am much more afraid of feral people and feral dogs than I am of bears and cats.
My solution is a Keltec p11 in my...
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