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Firearms Forum: California Gun Forum 04-08-2014, 11:44 PM
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Posted By Marthor
At Langley Virginia, it opened around Feb 2012...

At Langley Virginia, it opened around Feb 2012 inside the BX in the outdoors area past toys & automotive.

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I started this thread a while back. Just stopped by LA AFB California,...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 10-01-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By Marthor
I'm researching all about it. That's what I'm...

I'm researching all about it. That's what I'm hearing is that a winch is most important for difficult level trails.

What do you think about this article on EMPs and vehicles??...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 10-01-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By Marthor
Jeep Bug-out Vehicle - off-road 4X4

I traded in my car for a new Jeep Wrangler. One of the primary reasons was to have an off-road bug-out capability that I didn't have before. Pics and initial mods...

4X4 Trail Rated, trailer tow...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 09-05-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Marthor
BOBs for me and the family finished...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/q71/s720x720/1237099_629247807108921_1907481297_n.jpg

I've finished making a bug-out-bag (BOB). The black one is for 1 person containing the...
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 08-24-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Marthor
I went to SoCal Sharpshooters in Torrance, CA. ...

I went to SoCal Sharpshooters in Torrance, CA.

I shot 5 mags (50 rnds) with no FTF or light strikes as some other people have reported light strikes. I shot three different ammo types including...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 08-21-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,385
Posted By Marthor
When I was young, I had a paperroute, shovelled...

When I was young, I had a paperroute, shovelled the whole neighborhood out when it snowed and cut grass, etc and had a job in Highschool. The further back, the more common that was for more people.
...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-21-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Marthor
Great picture! Really shows the size perspective.

Great picture! Really shows the size perspective.
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 08-19-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Marthor
My comment was "optimal". Tanto is not optimal...

My comment was "optimal". Tanto is not optimal for stabbing. Tanto is not optimal for cutting.
Tanto is not more optimal for glancing off bone either. If you want "penetration", Tanto is not the...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 08-19-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Marthor
+1 The appoximately 1" short edge on the...

+1

The appoximately 1" short edge on the tanto style tip is completely useless. Tanto is not a good style blade for anything.
Tanto is not optimal for cutting or stabbing or anything.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-17-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By Marthor
Ruger Carry Size Comparison Chart

I made this chart. Might be useful to carry discussions.

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Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 08-17-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Marthor
The SR45 is 1.27" width same as the 9 & 40, so I...

The SR45 is 1.27" width same as the 9 & 40, so I expect very close dimensions.

I made this chart. The SRc looks like it would pocket carry to me since I carry the LCR no prob. The only thing is...
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 08-16-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Marthor
SR compacts for pocket carry?

Anyone pocket carry the compact SR 9c or 40c?
How does it work out?

My desire is to get a 45 for pocket carry and I may have to decide on either waiting for the SR45c or buying a different option...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-16-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Marthor
You know, I just found out that Ruger is making...

You know, I just found out that Ruger is making SR compacts, but hasn't released the 45 version yet.

SR45 compact will be compatible with my full size mags, but closer to the XDs in size. So, this...
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 08-16-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Marthor
A person with a CCW permit already has a gun....

A person with a CCW permit already has a gun. That's why any waiting period for them has zero justification.
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 08-16-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Marthor
New SR45 on CA 10-day wait

I did the paperwork last Friday which started a 10-day California wait. I ordered extra magazines and a holster and those arrived today! So, the new holster will still remain empty for 4 more days....
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 08-15-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 558
Posted By Marthor
Capt Sparrow would choose bottles of rum.

Capt Sparrow would choose bottles of rum.
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 08-15-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 558
Posted By Marthor
This topic is really for the survival forum. ...

This topic is really for the survival forum.

After significant consideration and following the 5 C's of survival...

#1 best thing to have anywhere is a cooking pot (Container)
#2 is a...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 08-15-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Marthor
Now that would also depend on what metal the...

Now that would also depend on what metal the bullet is made out of too. 45 usually isn't a penetrator bullet, but some penetrator bullets have steel cores.

Lead is super soft and splashes almost...
Firearms Forum: California Gun Forum 08-15-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By Marthor
I was at Langley AFB when the new gunshop opened...

I was at Langley AFB when the new gunshop opened in 2012. Langley had both longguns and handguns.

The installed counters at Los Angeles were the exact same "materials" as the Langley counter was...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 08-15-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Marthor
I took the "engineering materials" class in...

I took the "engineering materials" class in college.

I learned how metals and alloys get different properties by heat treatment. Every alloy combination has been tested and analyzed at every...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 08-15-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By Marthor
I'm not sure what SFV stands for, but I'm...

I'm not sure what SFV stands for, but I'm currently stationed at LA AFB.




LOL
Now we're talking. ;)
Firearms Forum: Firearms in the Media 08-15-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By Marthor
I just ordered some mags from shopruger and they...

I just ordered some mags from shopruger and they charge tax for AZ and CT orders.

Does having a presence in NC mean tax for shopruger for people in NC?
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-15-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Marthor
Maybe I was mistaken to think I could get...

Maybe I was mistaken to think I could get everything with the compact.

pocket carry + compatible with my full size mags = everything

I'm pretty sure the smaller XDs would pocket so now I may...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-15-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Marthor
XDm compact pocket carry?

Anybody carry the Xdm compact in your pocket?
How's it work out for pocket carry?
Whenever I conceal carry, it's been in my front pocket. The LCR and LCP are both easy in a blue jeans pocket.
...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 08-14-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By Marthor
I like Cold Steel products. I've been to...

I like Cold Steel products.

I've been to their HQ for a parking lot sale and saw their showroom.
They have all their current products on display.

Then in the next room over is a fairly large...
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