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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 04-11-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By phburks
I carry the same gun but I use the...

I carry the same gun but I use the similarly-styled Galco King Tuk. I wonder how they compare. I didn't want to wait for the Crossbreed, so I got this one. I've been very pleased with it.

Still...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 03-10-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,149
Posted By phburks
What exactly is concealed carry clothing and why...

What exactly is concealed carry clothing and why would a person need it?

EDIT: What I mean is, why would someone need a special line of clothing to conceal their firearms? When I started carrying...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 03-07-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By phburks
I switch off between a XD subcompact and a...

I switch off between a XD subcompact and a snubnose .357 magnum depending on my mood.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-26-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,048
Posted By phburks
Which Taurus guns do you have experience with?...

Which Taurus guns do you have experience with? Just curious.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-24-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By phburks
Not necessary. There's nothing to transfer in the...

Not necessary. There's nothing to transfer in the state of Florida.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-23-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By phburks
There is no such registry in Florida. In fact...

There is no such registry in Florida. In fact Florida state law prohibits it. Are you acquiring the firearm or giving/selling it to someone else ... assuming you are talking about a transfer of...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 02-19-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,019
Posted By phburks
If it were me, I would just keep the gun and not...

If it were me, I would just keep the gun and not throw the fact that I'm doing so in their face. Just be matter of fact if they ask about it and leave it at that. Don't try to "convert" them as it...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-06-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,827
Posted By phburks
I use one of those for my XD subcompact and I...

I use one of those for my XD subcompact and I love it. Its very secure and keeps the gun very close to your body which helps keep it concealed better.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-02-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By phburks
Found this link:...

Found this link: http://ag.ks.gov/public-safety/concealedcarry/approved-signage

Check out the PDF file with the statutes linked to on the bottom of that site.

Looks like in Kansas its a...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-01-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,772
Posted By phburks
I have a Taurus 605 .357mag. I've put at least a...

I have a Taurus 605 .357mag. I've put at least a couple hundred rounds through it since I got it a few months and have had no issues with it.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-01-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,063
Posted By phburks
I find this statement a curious one. How do you...

I find this statement a curious one. How do you determine when you'll need to be able to defend your life?
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-01-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,063
Posted By phburks
I know you weren't asking me, but just wanna...

I know you weren't asking me, but just wanna throw in my 2. I'm pretty new to carrying (going on 3 months now). I have 2 guns that alternate carrying: XD 9mm subcompact, and a Taurus 605 .357mag...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-31-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,183
Posted By phburks
I have a XD subcompact in 9mm and I love it. Very...

I have a XD subcompact in 9mm and I love it. Very fun to shoot, 9mm ammo is affordable so I shoot more often, and with good hollow point ammo it makes a sufficient self defense weapon. I also have a...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-29-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By phburks
Do you practice drawing, racking the slide, and...

Do you practice drawing, racking the slide, and getting on-target at home? Unloaded of course lol
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-27-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 14,293
Posted By phburks
I wouldn't have a problem telling my pastor and...

I wouldn't have a problem telling my pastor and discussing the reason WHY I carry to church if the subject came up, but neither do I feel any obligation to tell him up front that I carry. At best...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-27-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 14,293
Posted By phburks
Ain't that the truth!

Ain't that the truth!
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-27-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 14,293
Posted By phburks
Definitely one of those "wtf?!" moments.

Definitely one of those "wtf?!" moments.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-26-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 14,293
Posted By phburks
Yes at church. Because this can happen ... at...

Yes at church. Because this can happen ... at church ... while the pastor is kneeling in prayer. You're fooling yourself by thinking someone won't disgrace and defile that which you hold sacred....
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-25-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By phburks
Great point about the slide. My wife is pretty...

Great point about the slide. My wife is pretty small. She loves shooting my XD subcompact but she has a very difficult time with the slide.
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 01-25-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 22,830
Posted By phburks
That was a fantastic rebate! I just got mine in...

That was a fantastic rebate! I just got mine in the mail a couple weeks ago.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-24-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,322
Posted By phburks
Kids will amaze you when you give them...

Kids will amaze you when you give them responsibility, set expectations, and then hold them to it. They can handle a lot more than many people think. When I was 12 my parents had no qualms about...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-24-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,881
Posted By phburks
I can see how that experience would make a person...

I can see how that experience would make a person calloused towards criminals. And I respect the fact that you've had to put up with a lot of heartless and baseless individuals in your career. I'm...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-23-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,881
Posted By phburks
See you lose me when you say someone has no...

See you lose me when you say someone has no value. Life is life, no matter whose life is lost. If a criminal places me at the crossroads of choosing between my life and theirs, well then I'm going to...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-23-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,881
Posted By phburks
I guess I just find any loss of life to be a sad...

I guess I just find any loss of life to be a sad thing. I agree fully that the customer had no other choice and the kid brought it on himself. Of course he was in the wrong and placed a big red...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-23-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,881
Posted By phburks
Its sad that these young kids give up their lives...

Its sad that these young kids give up their lives over a few bucks, but that's the path they choose by committing the crime. I would have done the same thing as the customer, but it still is sad.
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