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Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-23-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,061
Views: 86,235
Posted By CrazedJava
The way I deal with tailgaters is just take my...

The way I deal with tailgaters is just take my foot off the gas and wait for them to adjust their speed, then I speed back up. That usually gives me the required distance. If they get back on my ass,...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-21-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3,061
Views: 86,235
Posted By CrazedJava
Considering the many regional dialects I'm...

Considering the many regional dialects I'm exposed to, especially living in Texas, it's hard to get too worked up about this except for the general irritation with someone being unable to grasp such...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-18-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,344
Posted By CrazedJava
$750 for a Glock. What are the execs at Gander...

$750 for a Glock. What are the execs at Gander Mountain smoking?
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,673
Posted By CrazedJava
Not a stretch, not an exaggeration - Go...

Not a stretch, not an exaggeration -

Go Directly to Jail: The Criminalization of Everything...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-17-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,673
Posted By CrazedJava
Wow, I am getting so tired of the tired trope of...

Wow, I am getting so tired of the tired trope of "ignorance of the law is no excuse"

I've said this many times and I'll repeat it again. There are so many laws on the books now that YOU have...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,344
Posted By CrazedJava
He did, ever so briefly. Must be busy. We should...

He did, ever so briefly. Must be busy. We should have sent out the 10mm Signal!
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 09-16-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,257
Posted By CrazedJava
No, I'm aware they are completely different...

No, I'm aware they are completely different rifles and I'm sure back when it was developed the idea of using a common magazine spec was probably not in the plan. From what I understand in the bad ole...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 09-16-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,257
Posted By CrazedJava
Sorry, should have been more specific. Was in a...

Sorry, should have been more specific. Was in a bit of a rush this morning.

The VZ magazines are typically more expensive and difficult to find. Probably easier now than last year, but it seems...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-16-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,344
Posted By CrazedJava
I'm having a hard time believing that you don't...

I'm having a hard time believing that you don't need a different recoil spring.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By CrazedJava
They don't have drop safeties though. Can these...

They don't have drop safeties though. Can these be California approved? Or is it because the design is so old that they don't care?

I like mine. Fun little shooter. Haven't tried the .22 mag...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-16-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,344
Posted By CrazedJava
Have to concur with Sniper03. Not to mention I...

Have to concur with Sniper03. Not to mention I think someone here posted a few months ago about the various mods they had to apply to their Glock to get it to be able to shoot 10mm without problems....
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 09-16-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,387
Posted By CrazedJava
If you want a 7.62mm WP weapon, go for the SKS....

If you want a 7.62mm WP weapon, go for the SKS. The Mini-14 is fine in .223 but the Mini-30 appears to have all kinds of problems. There have been many posts here and elsewhere from owners trying to...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 09-16-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By CrazedJava
The confusion of the STG-44 as a "submachinegun"...

The confusion of the STG-44 as a "submachinegun" is because when it was originally developed it was hidden from Hitler because he didn't want to invest in more rifles late in the war. So originally...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-16-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,344
Posted By CrazedJava
Let's not go overboard. An STI competition model...

Let's not go overboard. An STI competition model might be a Shelby Cobra of handguns. A Glock is the Toyota Camry of handguns.

Reliable, good for what it is, accomplishes what it was built for...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-16-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,673
Posted By CrazedJava
They have no bearing on each other but show the...

They have no bearing on each other but show the hypocrisy of "justice" in NJ.

Even if you respect NJ's right as a state to set its own standards, and that's pushing it when it comes to the...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 09-16-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,257
Posted By CrazedJava
The accuracy of an AK can depend greatly on its...

The accuracy of an AK can depend greatly on its manufacture. With so many different brands and regions it's difficult to nail down exactly how accurate or reliable an AK is. I think in general those...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-12-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By CrazedJava
ZERO Stingers or Mini-Mags. At least meeting your...

ZERO Stingers or Mini-Mags. At least meeting your criteria since I had a pistol that wouldn't even cycle mini-mags, but it was crap.

However, I have had 1 cheap centerfire round fail to fire in my...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By CrazedJava
False equivalency though. The percentage of...

False equivalency though. The percentage of centerfire rounds that I've had a failure with is tiny compared to the number of rimfire rounds.

In terms of reliability, there is no comparison.

A...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-11-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By CrazedJava
Didn't we just have this discussion? Back in...

Didn't we just have this discussion?

Back in the 90's there was an FBI study that showed the .357 Magnum had the most number of "one shot stops" of any other caliber in use by police. Around the...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,149
Posted By CrazedJava
Being told what to do, being told someone else...

Being told what to do, being told someone else will take care of your problems, telling people you can guarantee a pittance instead of them being able to earn a fortune are all things that some...
Firearms Forum: Beretta Forum 09-09-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,262
Posted By CrazedJava
I like Beretta firearms in general but don't...

I like Beretta firearms in general but don't consider myself a fan.

The .380 auto space is kind of disheartening. For almost every model out there that I like, there is also something about it I...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 09-09-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,634
Posted By CrazedJava
Again, I only know of the one instance but that...

Again, I only know of the one instance but that absolutely was not it.

It was a perception issue. Americans in Desert Shield/Storm were in the first desert war since North Africa in WW2 and...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 09-09-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,553
Posted By CrazedJava
In general I don't talk to hardcore preppers...

In general I don't talk to hardcore preppers because they don't seem to have a game plan.

There's the "shelter in place" types who think they can "wait it out." Wait out what? Your plan is based...
Firearms Forum: History 09-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By CrazedJava
My experience with WWII history - Grandfather's Service in 4th Armored

I don't remember how this discussion got started but I was talking to my younger son about his great-grandfather. After having the discussion I think I am going to undertake finding out how he earned...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-08-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,848
Posted By CrazedJava
Screw Dick's. Not shopping there. Don't care if...

Screw Dick's. Not shopping there. Don't care if they have an entire row of .22. I have enough to get buy until it shows up at a retailer whose business I want to support.
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