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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-26-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,239
Posted By Recon 173
Different firearms are designed to do different...

Different firearms are designed to do different things. I would suspect that a .40 caliber carbine would be designed to give a shooter close range striking power and punch at the same time. Such a...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 04-12-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,072
Posted By Recon 173
There are two elements nobody has addressed here....

There are two elements nobody has addressed here.

1. Which one have you practiced with the most and feel most comfortable using?
2. Which one lets you have good shot placement?

How you...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-04-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By Recon 173
I love my Millett DMS-1 scope. I have it mounted...

I love my Millett DMS-1 scope. I have it mounted on a LaRue mount so it is easy to get on and off my AR rifle. You have the advantage of using a Millett like a red dot scope if you practice with it...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-04-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,620
Posted By Recon 173
For me it is not unusual to carry two guns. In...

For me it is not unusual to carry two guns. In the winter I often carry one revolver in my outer coat pocket. I also carry one 9 mm Glock 17 under my shirt and coat. As I walk along, my right hand is...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-22-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,512
Posted By Recon 173
I don't think that it would be a matter of being...

I don't think that it would be a matter of being overrun by wild game. I would tend to think that it would be a matter of wild game becoming a petri dish for various diseases that would kill off both...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 05-30-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 30,771
Posted By Recon 173
There is a reason police recruits were required...

There is a reason police recruits were required to be armed with revolvers that were of .357 magnum caliber. (A.) They were extremely reliable and (B.) they were easy to shoot. Police recruits start...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 05-26-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,350
Posted By Recon 173
Shot placement. Whether it's a .380, .22 LR or a...

Shot placement. Whether it's a .380, .22 LR or a .45 I believe that shot placement is more important than the type of ammo. I also believe that when you talk shot placement that 2 in the chest and 1...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 09-12-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,388
Posted By Recon 173
My choices would be: My tactical Remington...

My choices would be:

My tactical Remington 870 shotgun.
My civilian legal M-4 clone with scope on it.
My Glock 17 pistol.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 04-26-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By Recon 173
I tried going with a 7.62 X 39 cartridge for one...

I tried going with a 7.62 X 39 cartridge for one of my rifles. The magazines were always double-feeding so I canned that idea. From now on I only use an AK type rifle for my 7.62 X 39 shooting needs....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-26-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,372
Posted By Recon 173
Go with a Glock 21 SF. They shoot a .45 caliber...

Go with a Glock 21 SF. They shoot a .45 caliber bullet. Oh, and police studies indicate that there is a pretty good chance that your friend might come back again. Invest in a slap alarm or some other...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 03-24-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,626
Posted By Recon 173
I prepare mostly for natural disasters. Natural...

I prepare mostly for natural disasters. Natural disasters can occur at any time without any notice, especially earthquakes. Ask the people who live in California. Besides, FEMA, a federal government...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 03-08-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,778
Posted By Recon 173
Get an AK in .223 caliber. Make sure it has a...

Get an AK in .223 caliber. Make sure it has a folding or collapsible stock on it. Then mount a simple 4X or 6X scope on it and zero it. That should get you everything you need. Also make sure to...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 03-08-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By Recon 173
AK rifle in any caliber makes a good truck gun....

AK rifle in any caliber makes a good truck gun. Get one with a folding stock and they fold up real small about the size of a briefcase rifle. If you mount a simple 4X or 6X scope on it, it should do...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 03-08-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,238
Posted By Recon 173
By an AK in .223 caliber. Make sure it comes with...

By an AK in .223 caliber. Make sure it comes with a collapsible stock and mount a scope on it. A decent little 4X or 6X scope would serve you well. Also get about 5 to 7 magazines for it. That should...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-13-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,408
Posted By Recon 173
Folding stock AK of some sort. They are reliable,...

Folding stock AK of some sort. They are reliable, can be folded into a compact condition for carrying and they come in 3 calibers.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-10-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,228
Posted By Recon 173
I would ignore the gap. A gap is more useful than...

I would ignore the gap. A gap is more useful than most people can understand. In some firearms a gap can spell trouble but not always. If you end up in a disaster situation, like New Orleans and...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-06-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,972
Posted By Recon 173
For many years, most nations outside of the U.S....

For many years, most nations outside of the U.S. looked at 300 meters as being the average maximum shooting distance for their infantrymen. So for all intents and purposes, what some nation called...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 02-05-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,703
Posted By Recon 173
Yeah, they are so bad that's why I own 3 Glocks...

Yeah, they are so bad that's why I own 3 Glocks and 2 models of 1911s. I plan to buy another bad gun one of these days which will give me 4 of them. Glocks are worse than potato chips! You can't have...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-05-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,615
Posted By Recon 173
A number of NRA instructors, many in California,...

A number of NRA instructors, many in California, have found out through testing that most women do well with pistols in the .32 caliber and .38 caliber ranges. For some women, a good .38 revolver...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-05-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,552
Posted By Recon 173
Having instructed a number of women, I would...

Having instructed a number of women, I would suggest that you consider a decent revolver for her use. What I have found over the years is that women feel more comfortable with like a .357 magnum...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 01-06-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 15,268
Posted By Recon 173
Get a Barrett REC-7 in 6.8 SPC and mount a scope...

Get a Barrett REC-7 in 6.8 SPC and mount a scope on it. A decent 3 by 9 power variable will do the job. Gives you a bigger, heavier bullet than a wimpy .223/5.56 round and lets you have a lot more...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-06-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,345
Posted By Recon 173
I'd do like the Filipino Marine Scout-Snipers and...

I'd do like the Filipino Marine Scout-Snipers and use a scoped AR. Filipino MSSR (http://users.belgacom.net/gc378379/sniping/Filipino%20MSSR.htm) Marine Scout Sniper Rifle - Wikipedia, the free...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 01-03-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,670
Posted By Recon 173
Glock 22-C and a Glock 17. I use the Glock 22-C...

Glock 22-C and a Glock 17. I use the Glock 22-C about 90% of the time as a concealed carry piece.
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 01-02-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,496
Posted By Recon 173
In my prime, I was airborne recon sniper. You...

In my prime, I was airborne recon sniper. You can't get much tougher than that. We did it all in those days because we HAD to do it. Nobody asked for slack and none was given. You drove on and on. I...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 01-02-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 117,813
Posted By Recon 173
Why try to make something that you really don't...

Why try to make something that you really don't need? Why not just buy an AK type rifle that uses the 7.62 X 39 ammo? That way you get a good quality rifle that is reliable, dependable magazines that...
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