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Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 02-24-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,928
Posted By Splatter
[/quote] Wow! Ok, when I last priced them a...

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Wow! Ok, when I last priced them a competitive rifle was $1000, I guess I'm further out of touch than I thought!
So, bare bones rifle... $3000

And for Anschutz market share? Ya,...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 02-24-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,928
Posted By Splatter
Then you wanted to see the "Mass Start" event. ...

Then you wanted to see the "Mass Start" event. 10km for women, 15km for men. The event ran on Feb 21.
I'm not sure if you'll be able to access the vid from the US..
Biathlon | Vancouver 2010...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-24-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,449
Posted By Splatter
Shortly after I wrote this (wow, 2 years ago!)...

Shortly after I wrote this (wow, 2 years ago!) the CCI Triple Shock became the "Quik Shok", same great performance, just a new name.

And this year I'll be trying the new (for us in Canada,...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 02-24-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By Splatter
Oh man!! There's a can of worms. Srsly, if...

Oh man!! There's a can of worms.
Srsly, if you don't plan to shoot any particular gun for years (which is a crying shame; but you make the best decision for yourself, k?)...
Find a can of LPS-3...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-06-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 37,228
Posted By Splatter
That's cool. Especially if you are a...

That's cool. Especially if you are a handy-sort-of-a-guy that's always doing little projects around the house.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-16-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,247
Posted By Splatter
So you believe that in the past we didn't care...

So you believe that in the past we didn't care about kids? That only the past 20 years or so, have we started to "give a damn about kids"?
And that's why today kids in general are safer and better...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-16-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,449
Posted By Splatter
Currently I'm in love with the CCI "Triple Shock"...

Currently I'm in love with the CCI "Triple Shock" round. Even faster expansion than the Stinger.
I'm using the round on gophers near agricultural buildings where the land owners want to eliminate...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-16-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,247
Posted By Splatter
So it's your contention that during the Soviet...

So it's your contention that during the Soviet era, in the countries behind the "Iron Curtain", there was no state enforced morality, and "free love" was practiced, and homosexuality and "sexual...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-16-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,247
Posted By Splatter
Long rant...

A couple of years ago I was looking at building a sauna for my home. So using the miracle of the interweb, I started to accumulate catalogs and spec-sheets to complete my plans. How big did I really...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-08-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,687
Posted By Splatter
Buy the best one that you can afford. Even if...

Buy the best one that you can afford. Even if you spend $1500 on it, you'll spend more on the ammo over its life if you take good care of it.
I love my Walther GSP; a Marvel top end on a carefully...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-07-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,938
Posted By Splatter
My personal opinion is that we need to return to...

My personal opinion is that we need to return to something like the .280 Enfield, or the mid-sized 7mm the the FAL was originally designed around. Somethng quite like the 6.5 Grendel or the...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-03-2007, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By Splatter
Yup. I work in the oil and gas industry, as a...

Yup. I work in the oil and gas industry, as a medic on drill rigs, pipeline crews and seismic surveys.

You've pretty much got the picture.
Right now we are tapping smaller and smaller natural...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-16-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Splatter
The net and CBC radio

The net and CBC radio
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-14-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Splatter
CanadianGunSlingers CanadianGunNutz ...

CanadianGunSlingers
CanadianGunNutz
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LongRangeHunting
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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 08-07-2007, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,052
Posted By Splatter
Cosmoline is the trade name for a generic class...

Cosmoline is the trade name for a generic class of rust preventatives, conforming to MIL-C-11796C Class 3,


More at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmoline

Think of it as packing grease. ...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 08-02-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By Splatter
Tampons? Maybe; but maxi-pads are probably more...

Tampons? Maybe; but maxi-pads are probably more along the lines that you are thinking; plus both have the potential to make you a hero if one of the ladies in your party needs some.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-25-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,732
Posted By Splatter
Sure we'd all rather carry a Mossberg 590 when...

Sure we'd all rather carry a Mossberg 590 when the crap hits the fan; but I wouldn't feel naked with a derringer in my pocket.
Most derringers are available in calibers that will outperform the...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 07-19-2007, 02:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,465
Posted By Splatter
We don't _hate_ coyotes. In fact I respect them...

We don't _hate_ coyotes. In fact I respect them and like them, they perform a valuable function in the eco-system.

I doubt any dog-shooter wants them to be extinct. we just want their numbers...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 07-10-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By Splatter
I'm not an American, so I could very well be WAY...

I'm not an American, so I could very well be WAY wrong; but, wouldn't a grenade be a "destructive device" and so subject to a $200 tax stamp?

So one could "own" a grenade. but using it would be...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-10-2007, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,422
Posted By Splatter
Ask yourself this: If you went to the olympics...

Ask yourself this: If you went to the olympics and had one string of fire to represent your country what would you shoot?

I suspect that the same question gets asked every 4 years, and the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-10-2007, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By Splatter
Magnum simply refers to a larger cartridge case,...

Magnum simply refers to a larger cartridge case, as a magnum of champagne is a bottle twice the standard size.
Had the same naming tradition been followed, the RUM cartridges should have been...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 07-10-2007, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Splatter
I dont know about other provinces; but British...

I dont know about other provinces; but British Columbia allows the hunting of all big game, including bison and grizzly with crossbows having a minimum draw weight of 150 lbs. (The bolts also have to...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 07-10-2007, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Splatter
If you know that you are going to be facing very...

If you know that you are going to be facing very cold temps; but working hard enough to sweat, then having to sit still, you might want to experiment with the "vapour barrier" theory of staying warm,...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 07-10-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,132
Posted By Splatter
http://guns.connect.fi/rs/rifles.html About...

http://guns.connect.fi/rs/rifles.html

About 2/3 of the way down.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-03-2007, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By Splatter
Another vote here for the revolver. Seriously,...

Another vote here for the revolver.
Seriously, if you can't solve the proble with 5 rounds of .38+p, you need to start thinking about something belt-fed.

SandWWoman isn't a LEO going looking for...
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