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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 11-17-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,022
Posted By StoneCat
Better to have it and not need it, than to need...

Better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 11-14-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,564
Posted By StoneCat
I use a schrade "tactical pen". Because I work in...

I use a schrade "tactical pen". Because I work in a prison. No gun, no knife, no baton... If you're lucky you got pepper spray, handcuffs, and your fists... I like knowing if a 300lb felon who spends...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-12-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By StoneCat
My CCW run is my iPhone, a Benchmade triage,...

My CCW run is my iPhone, a Benchmade triage, Surefire E1B, a Schrade pen, and either my Kimber Pro Carry II (9mm) in a Galco N3 (winter) or my Ruger LCR .38 in a Raven Concealment Vanguard (summer)...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 11-09-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,441
Posted By StoneCat
Food, water, protection from exposure, hygiene,...

Food, water, protection from exposure, hygiene, information, and defense.

These are the key items. There are literally thousands of products on the market. Do your research, decide your...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-17-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,018
Posted By StoneCat
I've yet to meet someone who shook off 5 rounds...

I've yet to meet someone who shook off 5 rounds of .22 and kept coming.

May not be lethal, but I'm sure it would stop the fight...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-17-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,018
Posted By StoneCat
Here's the thing. Anyone who says ".22lr isn't...

Here's the thing. Anyone who says ".22lr isn't big enough" let me say this: can I shoot you with it then? I'll thump one from my Ruger MkIIII center mass, and after you can punch me in the face....
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-06-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 982
Posted By StoneCat
It's not difficult to carry a spare mag/speed...

It's not difficult to carry a spare mag/speed loader, so why not?
Better have it and not need it, than need it and not have it.

It's not a matter of "can I end the fight in one mag" so much as...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 10-06-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 832
Posted By StoneCat
I like winchester's bonded pdx-1 It was...

I like winchester's bonded pdx-1

It was designed for the FBI's criteria in regard to a round able to penetrate auto glass or barricades like Sheetrock, and still provide lethal velocity against...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-23-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 14,042
Posted By StoneCat
I answer it like this: I carry a 9mm or a .38...

I answer it like this: I carry a 9mm or a .38 depending on my situation, my dept issues .40 to defeat barriers like auto glass, and .45acp is king.

But every time I hear "oh .22lr? That would...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-22-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,815
Posted By StoneCat
I like the Ruger new vaquero. Mostly because it...

I like the Ruger new vaquero. Mostly because it uses a transfer bar safety, and that means I can carry with a full cylinder. Colts, as well as similarly designed guns, can discharge if the hammer is...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-16-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,050
Posted By StoneCat
Well my mistake. I thought we were discussing the...

Well my mistake. I thought we were discussing the best option specifically for an apartment. Where I live apartments are small and have thin walls. So over penetration is an issue.

We're we...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-16-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,050
Posted By StoneCat
I did hear the 21 ft rule, and that action is...

I did hear the 21 ft rule, and that action is faster than reaction. Besides, you assume your assailant is armed with a gun. Speaking solely for my area, this is rarely the case.

Besides, 16...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-15-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,050
Posted By StoneCat
The BEST ammo for inside an apartment is a...

The BEST ammo for inside an apartment is a machete.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-13-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By StoneCat
I agree... ... Monte Carlo and bullpups ARE...

I agree...
... Monte Carlo and bullpups ARE avail for SKS's... And I've seen monte Carlos's for the Nagant 91/30...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-13-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By StoneCat
This guy has one. Talk to him. Names "gecko45" ...

This guy has one. Talk to him.
Names "gecko45"

http://lonelymachines.org/mall-ninjas/
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 09-10-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,879
Posted By StoneCat
I started thinking about it, and my regular "oh...

I started thinking about it, and my regular "oh ****" rig is a military sleep system (the 3-bag job) a Brunton solar charger (which can also be charged from a wall socket or car) a smartphone, a good...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 09-09-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,879
Posted By StoneCat
Speaking to hydration/water purification, I like...

Speaking to hydration/water purification, I like the steripen http://www.steripen.com/
I haven't had to use it for anything too hardcore, just a few trial runs, but I coupled it with a nalgene...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 09-09-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,879
Posted By StoneCat
Well, here's the link:...

Well, here's the link: http://echo-sigma.com/shop/ghb

As for the teaching/demos, I'll try to put something together when I get more time...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 09-09-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,879
Posted By StoneCat
I use the Echo-Sigma "get home bag" (GHB) I...

I use the Echo-Sigma "get home bag" (GHB)
I haven't had to use the specific components in this bag, but the items in question I can vouch for (between a GF in the red cross and a family of military...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-04-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By StoneCat
I think that's what it was.

I think that's what it was.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-04-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,510
Posted By StoneCat
As far as "entry level" I'm a supporter of the...

As far as "entry level" I'm a supporter of the Ruger 10/22.

Namely because of its after-market support. Want a bigger mag? Done. Match barrel? Done. Different stock? No sweat...

Plus its...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-04-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By StoneCat
What do you use? I need all the help I can get!

What do you use? I need all the help I can get!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-04-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By StoneCat
I was using factory ammo. Hornady w/ the red tip...

I was using factory ammo. Hornady w/ the red tip (I forget the designation but I do know it was marked "match" ammo.)


I know part of the felt recoil was due to the 16 inch barrel. Even the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-03-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By StoneCat
My but that stock looks fantastic! I'll...

My but that stock looks fantastic!

I'll admit, I like my colt LE6920, but the socom has a spot in my heart... I'll try that federal match

I'm told that the socom is a workhorse, and that my...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-03-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By StoneCat
Well damn. Then there goes my theory as to why...

Well damn. Then there goes my theory as to why the bolt blew...

Now I guess I regret giving those 400 rnds to my brother for his fnfal...
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