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Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-16-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By scottmac
I had both eyes done when I was 57. Chances are...

I had both eyes done when I was 57. Chances are you have 20/20 or better. If the problem is just the lens, implants will fix everything. If you also have corneal issues, like corneal astigmatism or...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-13-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 415
Posted By scottmac
I had both eyes done, about a month delay from...

I had both eyes done, about a month delay from the first to the second. I had a hard time waiting; the first one made everything so much better.
A lens replacement is very simple & quick (~10...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 04-22-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 992
Posted By scottmac
Perhaps it's a "special" number range; I applied...

Perhaps it's a "special" number range; I applied for instructor on day two, my CCW app number started with "5000xxx" ... There weren't 5000 instructor apps on day one.

Regardless, app number has...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 04-19-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,196
Posted By scottmac
I bought mine at GAT GUN (address below) maybe...

I bought mine at GAT GUN (address below) maybe they'll mail order some. They had maybe a dozen the last time I was there (last week).

GAT Guns
970 Dundee Avenue, East Dundee, IL 60118
(847)...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 04-19-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,196
Posted By scottmac
I have Arsenal also, it's a Very Good Thing. You...

I have Arsenal also, it's a Very Good Thing. You won't be disappointed.

Also, in case you missed the announcement, MagPull now makes 30 Rd AK style mags.
They are also Very Good Things. I like...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 04-18-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 992
Posted By scottmac
Illinois doesn't recognize any other permits....

Illinois doesn't recognize any other permits. Some other states recognize any other state's (including IL), some states only recognize a permit carried by that states residents.

Wisconsin,...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 04-17-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 992
Posted By scottmac
The number shown on the "Approved" line of the...

The number shown on the "Approved" line of the website is --> N O T <-- your permit number.

It is the processing serial number (like "You are applicant # of #" ) and it didn't start at #1 (500 was...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 04-10-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By scottmac
Utah's permit gets many of the same states as...

Utah's permit gets many of the same states as Florida and Arizona permits, but Utah will also get you WA and MN.

FWIW
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-02-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,572
Posted By scottmac
I'm partial to blasting Barbasol or spray paint ...

I'm partial to blasting Barbasol or spray paint


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Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-09-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,935
Posted By scottmac
As the patients get older, the veins get a little...

As the patients get older, the veins get a little tougher to pierce, and the connective tissue permits them to move more ("rollers").
Of course, not always the case, but generally speaking.

...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-05-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,935
Posted By scottmac
Oh yeah, nobody has mentioned the fart symphony...

Oh yeah, nobody has mentioned the fart symphony in the colonoscopy recovery room. No one goes home till they dump the major fart from the compressed air used to inflate the colon for the procedure. ...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-03-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,935
Posted By scottmac
WOC: As mentioned, the cleanout is the worst...

WOC: As mentioned, the cleanout is the worst part. Flavor and cold helps. Set your goal to drink a full glass every ten minutes.

You can do the procedure standing on your head ( ;-) ) ... the...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 02-03-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,373
Posted By scottmac
The statement about Republicans =Democrat is...

The statement about Republicans =Democrat is mostly true in Illinois. With a few exceptions, they are nearly all "Springfield Party."

It's a difficult explanation, but if you're interested, check...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 01-31-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,809
Posted By scottmac
When you get the electronic fingerprints done,...

When you get the electronic fingerprints done, you get a "tip" number. You put the tip number on the form so they can match your application with your prints.



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Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 01-31-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,809
Posted By scottmac
WoC: GAT is now rigged for the electronic prints....

WoC: GAT is now rigged for the electronic prints. I don't know if it's a staff thing or if they bring someone in. It used to be available Thursday afternoon.

Most of the other stores / ranges in...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-28-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By scottmac
Any pool players out there?

I play pool and (when possible) three-cushion billiards
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I never tried Snooker beyond a few shots to see if it was tricky as it looked.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-26-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By scottmac
Lever action options, or lack there of??

I really enjoy the Henry Big Boy in .357.
I put on a Skinner peep (requires no drilling like a tang sight would), and it's a tack driver. I also added a glove ring.

The utility of a pistol...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 01-12-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,451
Posted By scottmac
Itasca is easy to get to from the West. Just live...

Itasca is easy to get to from the West. Just live outside Cook County.
Check your insurance rates; the closer to Chicago, the higher your car insurance. All 'burbs are not equal!
Out in Kane...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-06-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,754
Posted By scottmac
In the NW Chicago 'burbs, I woke up to -16f, it...

In the NW Chicago 'burbs, I woke up to -16f, it was around -11 most of the day, and is headed to another night of around -16. Wednesday things will begin to warm up and we should be above zero by...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-02-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,754
Posted By scottmac
131495 Northwest burbs of Chicago, near Chicago...

131495
Northwest burbs of Chicago, near Chicago Executive Airport.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-01-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By scottmac
Only if you're looking to hurt watermelons.

Only if you're looking to hurt watermelons.
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 12-30-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By scottmac
My recollection is that you don't have to make...

My recollection is that you don't have to make the check, but if you do, you are no longer liable (criminal or civil) if it is later used in a crime.
If you don't do the check, you become part of...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 12-30-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 780
Posted By scottmac
This is likely something the city's legal dept...

This is likely something the city's legal dept came up with. In case a cop shoots someone with a non-duty weapon.
In the past, they could carry anything off-duty, but they had to do a full...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-29-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By scottmac
I just saw Leo Kotke a couple months ago ; he's...

I just saw Leo Kotke a couple months ago ; he's still amazing.
I've caught Joe Bonamassa a couple times ... Always a great show!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-23-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,333
Posted By scottmac
Business idea, strip club with attached small gun shop?

I always thought a Hawaiian golf course, and shooting range with a predominantly tall, blond female staff would make millions, just on the trade of Japanese businessmen.
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