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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-23-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,728
Posted By 70cuda383
First mention of ballistics in a thread about...

First mention of ballistics in a thread about penetration.

That was what I anticipated after reading thread title...I was hoping for a video talking about real world ballistics, muzzle energy,...
Firearms Forum: Beretta Forum 09-19-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By 70cuda383
Nothing Beretta has ever been a "competition...

Nothing Beretta has ever been a "competition favorite"

Glock and 1911 are what I remember dominating pistol classes. I was always the outsider with a Beretta 92 or 96G Elite II.
Firearms Forum: Beretta Forum 09-19-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By 70cuda383
Nice! you'll enjoy it! I love my 96 Elite II. ...

Nice! you'll enjoy it! I love my 96 Elite II. bought it for IDPA/IPSC competition, then started using it for my EDC piece, but now I'm going to retire it to safe status, just because I don't want...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-19-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By 70cuda383
Right. I'm keeping the elite II. Just want to...

Right. I'm keeping the elite II. Just want to retire it from EDC to safe queen due to its collectibility. Kind of like how you don't want to use your great grandfathers issued 1911 as an EDC, but...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-18-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By 70cuda383
kid in a candy store!

that's how I feel right now! haha.


I recently realized that the piece I've been using as my every day carry, has actually become a collectors item. Its my Beretta 96 Elite II. I bought it...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 117,076
Posted By 70cuda383
If you went out of the house like that... I...

If you went out of the house like that... I doubt anyone would notice the gun!
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 03-09-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By 70cuda383
My advice, go to the store in question and ask...

My advice, go to the store in question and ask them. First LGS I went to, I asked "how much do you charge to do a transfer for a lower receiver"

Their answer was "why would you want to build...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-02-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By 70cuda383
Gotta get to the range! new/first build

Just finished putting this together. my first "ground up" build. although I kinda cheated in that I bought a barreled upper that already had the barrel and gas system assembled onto the upper.

...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-02-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 971
Posted By 70cuda383
I'm also curious in the barrel (namely length,...

I'm also curious in the barrel (namely length, twist rate, barrel weight, etc.)


Optic is secondary
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-17-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 180,674
Posted By 70cuda383
those didn't last long!

those didn't last long!
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-15-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 180,674
Posted By 70cuda383
Thanks. Just ordered one. Just need a lower...

Thanks. Just ordered one. Just need a lower parts kit and to pick out a nice trigger that doesn't break the bank.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-14-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 180,674
Posted By 70cuda383
Dang-it!! I stopped checking this daily and...

Dang-it!! I stopped checking this daily and missed out!! I've been waiting to order a spikes BCG!!
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-05-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 180,674
Posted By 70cuda383
Thanks. Kinda what I figured, but at the same...

Thanks. Kinda what I figured, but at the same time, in this very thread a few pages back, guys were saying what a deal the P-Tac BCG on PSA's website was. if it's "run away" how can it also be...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-03-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By 70cuda383
my AR has the Magpul MBUS rear sight on it with a...

my AR has the Magpul MBUS rear sight on it with a standard ml-sped FSB. works great, and folds down flat so it can stay on the receiver after the optic is installed, giving you the "iron sight back"...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-03-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 180,674
Posted By 70cuda383
can someone explain to me the difference in the...

can someone explain to me the difference in the PSA BCG and the P-TAC BCG?

the PSA is about $100 more expensive. their description says "C-158 Bolt" but makes no mention of the carrier. the...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-03-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 180,674
Posted By 70cuda383
Heck of a "deal" with BCM I got this week! just...

Heck of a "deal" with BCM I got this week! just over $500 order placed on Wednesday for a barreled upper. Friday I had it in hand, along with a nice hat, stickers, CDs, posters... excellent...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-12-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 180,674
Posted By 70cuda383
my bad. sheesh. guy asked about magazines for...

my bad. sheesh. guy asked about magazines for sale in Cali, and I just had a gee-whiz question that I was curious about.

mods feel free to delete off topic posts and clean up the thread
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-12-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 180,674
Posted By 70cuda383
Thanks Tikki. my question was on magazine...

Thanks Tikki.

my question was on magazine capacity though, not the bullet buttons themselves...

If you've got one of the bullet button mag releases, are you then exempt from the 10 round...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-11-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 180,674
Posted By 70cuda383
Question for the cali guys... if you have an...

Question for the cali guys...

if you have an AR with the "bullet button" mod that requires a "tool" to remove the magazine...does it still count as a magazine subject to the restrictions of the...
Firearms Forum: Florida Gun Forum 06-04-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,715
Posted By 70cuda383
I figured that any "private business" has the...

I figured that any "private business" has the right to ban concealed weapons on their property, even if you have a license, because, well...it's their property and their right. regardless of...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-02-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 180,674
Posted By 70cuda383
Even the guys who only care about the bottom...

Even the guys who only care about the bottom dollar, I tell them about CTD's business model of charging $100 for a $15 magazine because of "extreme market demand" and highly encourage them to shop...
Firearms Forum: Florida Gun Forum 06-02-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,715
Posted By 70cuda383
Updating an old thread. We're at Disney now, my...

Updating an old thread. We're at Disney now, my wife heard about someone at animal kingdom a few days ago who dropped their CCW on the dinosaur ride, a grandma found it and turned it in.
...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-24-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By 70cuda383
so head spacing changes?! I thought it was set...

so head spacing changes?! I thought it was set on manufacturing/assembly and it was good to go.

so, now one needs to check it over the life of the barrel? how many rounds does it typically...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-23-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By 70cuda383
I've still got PMags on order with someone. ...

I've still got PMags on order with someone. Primary maybe? I know it wasn't West Fork

whoever it was that had listed on their website "we are not jacking our prices, we will take your backorder,...
Firearms Forum: Ohio Gun Forum 05-23-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By 70cuda383
Thanks. I will definitely be adding them to my...

Thanks. I will definitely be adding them to my calendar! I went to the USPSA website and sent emails to all the representatives listed for ohio clubs.

so far, only 2 have replied, one was...
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