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Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 02-01-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,165
Posted By byxlaw
Remember: safety first!

Remember: safety first!
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-31-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,165
Posted By byxlaw
Ghost post revived, but Angie brought up good...

Ghost post revived, but Angie brought up good points. CC-ing a BG is a better option, and not in a purse. I am not a big fan of off-body carry.
Have seen "cross" racking. Not to argue with SSGN,...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 11-26-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By byxlaw
This article dated Aug '15. There is a later, Oct...

This article dated Aug '15. There is a later, Oct '15 post stating 1911s passed both Hse and Sen. I hope we get to get them 1911 vets. I tried a R1911 and was not impressed, but am sure "real" Colts...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 11-26-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By byxlaw
Surplus 1911s

https://www.nraila.org/articles/20151125/appropriations-act-passes-with-important-pro-second-amendment-provisions
Great info, IMO. How soon are we to see surplus Colts?
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 11-20-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By byxlaw
CGS, thsnks for the correction prividing muni...

CGS, thsnks for the correction prividing muni codes website link. I meant that one.
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 11-19-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By byxlaw
To OP: hello, neighbor, I live "2 doors down"......

To OP: hello, neighbor, I live "2 doors down"... You can find some local ordinances on IL State Police website. If not, I eould go straight yo the Village Hall, and ask there (hard copy).
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-07-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By byxlaw
I held an IJ70 a few times. As far as i know,...

I held an IJ70 a few times. As far as i know, this is a commercial Mak, double stack, sort of. The one I handled was 10- or 11-, but based on pics, they are similar. To the best of my knowledge,...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 06-25-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,091
Posted By byxlaw
No problem, did not see you remark as offensive....

No problem, did not see you remark as offensive. Actually, IN or WI are closer... Not been to Eddie's, do not like to dine out (I enjoy the Wife's cooking the most).
To stay on the topic, a friend...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 06-24-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,091
Posted By byxlaw
Humbly disagree. NOT the worst. My educated...

Humbly disagree. NOT the worst. My educated opinion...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 06-01-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By byxlaw
Thanks, Bill

Thanks, Bill
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 05-27-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By byxlaw
Star DK`

The story. Have an alloy frame of Star mdl. DK with a few internals: trigger, hammer, sear spring (flat), possibly mainspring (hammer is under tension; cannot cock due to trigger and possibly other...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 03-29-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By byxlaw
Great. Now, let's see how long it will take to...

Great. Now, let's see how long it will take to get it. ;-)
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 03-10-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By byxlaw
FOID application NEW process, and other news

http://www.journalstandard.com/article/20150306/News/150309549

Thoughts, anyone?
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-23-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,957
Posted By byxlaw
Ran into a stash of Hornady and Fiocchi XTPs at...

Ran into a stash of Hornady and Fiocchi XTPs at local Cabela's a couple of weeks ago. Went with Fiocchis due to a couple of $ cheaper. Case seems to be a Cor-Bon stamped (two stars and a line)? Never...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-18-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By byxlaw
JTJ was ahead of me here. You mentioned...

JTJ was ahead of me here. You mentioned collecting. For "static" collection, see JTJ's comment. For "dynamic" collection - redundant effort, imo. Just my take on collections in general, and on...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-17-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By byxlaw
Cabelas in Hoffman Estates had some 6946s a...

Cabelas in Hoffman Estates had some 6946s a couple of months back. Have seen some online folks selling them, but rarely, and they quickly get sold out, plus most of these retailers refuse to sell to...
Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 11-12-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,946
Posted By byxlaw
Plywood tends to accumulate moisture. I would use...

Plywood tends to accumulate moisture. I would use a sheet of plain plastic (saw a 8'x4' in among panels in Home Depot), or aluminum sheet. Nothing fancy, just a moisture barrier.
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 11-12-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,307
Posted By byxlaw
free course, perhaps?.. would work for me... ...

free course, perhaps?.. would work for me...

There probably is not [just one] best way, but many good ones. I remember a local co (they are pretty big now) offering very reasonably-priced courses;...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-05-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By byxlaw
Also, technically, you do not own a firearm since...

Also, technically, you do not own a firearm since sale. You can make a bill of sale backdating to when you made transfer. But, in any case, see my previous post.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-05-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By byxlaw
Sometimes, not all questions from opposing...

Sometimes, not all questions from opposing councel need to be answered. A lot of times, such questions are plain bullying. Rule of thumb: seek an advice from a competent attorney.
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 10-27-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By byxlaw
On a side note, and was mentioned elsewhere,...

On a side note, and was mentioned elsewhere, looks like New store/range got approved in Niles. Hope all goes well there, and that "tax" will be shut down as unconstitutional by the time we start...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 10-27-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By byxlaw
Website looks great. $10 FFL transfers? Sweet! ...

Website looks great. $10 FFL transfers? Sweet!

Thanks for the leads.
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 10-27-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By byxlaw
Sure. But it adds a tiny bit of frustration. Tiny...

Sure. But it adds a tiny bit of frustration. Tiny bit in comparison to the whole situation in Chi and CC...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 10-26-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By byxlaw
Spot-on. Have known a lawyer who fights them...

Spot-on. Have known a lawyer who fights them every opportunity he gets. He sometimes shares (as allowed) the info. Boy, corruption and racket are rather favorable definitions here...
I would like to...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 10-26-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By byxlaw
Elections come to mind, especially now. Folks, we...

Elections come to mind, especially now. Folks, we have a chance... a real one, hopefully...
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