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Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-26-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,454
Posted By ranger_sxt
My 1:9 twist barrel must have been defective,...

My 1:9 twist barrel must have been defective, because it won't stabilize a 77gr bullet past 50 yards.

Or

It could be that you don't know what you are talking about, again. If you actually...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-12-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By ranger_sxt
The chart provided in the link earlier in this...

The chart provided in the link earlier in this thread is the one from google docs. It gets updated almost weekly...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-11-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By ranger_sxt
If you're GLOCK won't work with 147gr bullets,...

If you're GLOCK won't work with 147gr bullets, it's broken and you should take it to a GLOCK armorer for an inspection.

You will probably feel different recoil with 147gr bullets, but that's about...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-11-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,527
Posted By ranger_sxt
You get really good at your reloads.

You get really good at your reloads.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-10-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By ranger_sxt
Another incredibly useful aspect of the chart...

Another incredibly useful aspect of the chart nowadays is at the institutional level. As more and more agencies are deciding to issue patrol carbines, it gives the gun guys an incredibly useful...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-09-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By ranger_sxt
While most AR owners aren't, that is who the...

While most AR owners aren't, that is who the chart was initially developed for. It originally came from M4Carbine.net, which used to be the place to go to for information on the AR if you were...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 12-02-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By ranger_sxt
Magazines. Ammo. I use a V-TAC 2-point...

Magazines.

Ammo.

I use a V-TAC 2-point adjustable sling.

Magazines.

Ammo.
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 11-13-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,460
Posted By ranger_sxt
It is very good, until your opponents buddy comes...

It is very good, until your opponents buddy comes up and hits you in the head with a 2x4 while you're getting into position for your Anaconda...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 11-13-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,460
Posted By ranger_sxt
I've seen this more than once, and performed it...

I've seen this more than once, and performed it in a class (granted, it was an advanced class). It is a valid defensive technique. The slide movement didn't hurt terribly.

By pushing the bad...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-27-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,187
Posted By ranger_sxt
The 55 grain bullet is also significantly easier...

The 55 grain bullet is also significantly easier to deflect during flight because it has less energy and surface area than a shotgun pellet. This was one of the earliest tests done at boxoftruth.com....
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-25-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,187
Posted By ranger_sxt
Absolutely yes. Any firearm will have issues...

Absolutely yes.

Any firearm will have issues on ever-penetration due to misses. A handgun's wounding potential is horrible when compared to a rifle. A shotgun is too difficult to make precise...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 09-19-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 707
Posted By ranger_sxt
Halloween Horror 2010: Tucson, AZ

The Second Annual Halloween Shotgun Match will be at Pima Pistol Club on October 31st, 2010

Action Heros: Please note this year optics and lasers are OK, we felt your pain watching you shoot with...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-25-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By ranger_sxt
Most likely, the magazine itself will fail before...

Most likely, the magazine itself will fail before any of the parts on your lower.

And yes, the AR will fail if not properly maintained. Running it without enough lube in the right places will make...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 04-19-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By ranger_sxt
ACTS Match - April 17th 2010 This month we...

ACTS Match - April 17th 2010

This month we tried to recreate the events of October 3rd and 4th, 1993, also called the Battle of Mogadishu, or Blackhawk Down. Each of the 5 stages focused on skills...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 04-09-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By ranger_sxt
Yes it would.

Yes it would.
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 04-06-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By ranger_sxt
The SKS was actually developed during WWII. It...

The SKS was actually developed during WWII. It was fielded in very limited amounts in the invasion of Berlin.
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 03-25-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By ranger_sxt
*** ATTENTION NEW SHOOTERS *** We will be...

*** ATTENTION NEW SHOOTERS ***

We will be having a special 15 minute extra briefing and rules overview for all new shooters at this next match.

PLEASE BE AT THE RANGE NO LATER THAN 8:30 FOR...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 03-24-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By ranger_sxt
Arizona ACTS 17 April 2010 - Blackhawk Down!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v626/ceramicgod/BlackHawkDown-1.jpg

When: April 17th!
Time: 8:30am sign in - 9:00am match briefing
Where: Pima Pistol Club

Please note the new club rules:
...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 03-17-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By ranger_sxt
I don't like them. They raise the optic much...

I don't like them.

They raise the optic much higher than I like on the gun.

If you absolutely cannot get away from a fixed carry-handle gun, take a look at the "goose-neck" mounts.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 03-09-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,542
Posted By ranger_sxt
After I learned how to actually use my VFG, it...

After I learned how to actually use my VFG, it turned out that I was able to move the firearm much faster between targets.

The key, I found, is not to hold the VFG with a death grip, but rather to...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 02-18-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,372
Posted By ranger_sxt
They carried that way because of the design of...

They carried that way because of the design of the firearm.

Unless you are carrying a firearm with no safeties and an exposed hammer, there is no reason to do so now...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 02-13-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,906
Posted By ranger_sxt
It was actually not all high-pressurea ammo. It...

It was actually not all high-pressurea ammo. It was a batch of HydraShoks that Federal used brass that was improperly formed...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 02-08-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By ranger_sxt
ACTS - 20 February 2010

When: February 20th!
Time: 8:30am sign in - 9:00am first shots
Where: Pima Pistol Club

Last month proved that we're the most challenging tactical local match around!

Expect to be dirty and...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-24-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By ranger_sxt
While I haven't put it through a chronograph, the...

While I haven't put it through a chronograph, the recoil does seem to be slightly less than from M193 or M855, more on the lines of steel-cased Wolf or American Eagle AE223. As long as your gun still...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 12-14-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By ranger_sxt
Pay attention to your sight offset...

Pay attention to your sight offset...
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