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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-02-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,229
Posted By GatorDude
The Army does have to think about that pesky...

The Army does have to think about that pesky Geneva Convention so hollow points are right out.
Firearms Forum: Georgia Gun Forum 08-02-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By GatorDude
If you go to Walmart, they probably have a...

If you go to Walmart, they probably have a georgia map book with topographical maps. I haven't seen one in a couple of years, but I think the books have a list of ranges on public lands like...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 08-02-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 7,101
Posted By GatorDude
I think these sorts of OC activists are really...

I think these sorts of OC activists are really inviting the general voting population to question the sanity and judgment of gun owners. It's a question of context. If I'm driving down a country...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 07-08-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,614
Posted By GatorDude
Seems to me that the wood products industry needs...

Seems to me that the wood products industry needs to do a better job explain that they are "green" and "renewable." If you use a tree to make something, then the forest has economic value. Thus, it...
Firearms Forum: History 06-28-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 3,503
Posted By GatorDude
I've often thought we let Britain go it alone for...

I've often thought we let Britain go it alone for a tad too long. But, if the voters aren't ready, they aren't ready.
Firearms Forum: History 06-27-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 3,503
Posted By GatorDude
Biggest Strategic Mistakes of World War II

What would you guys consider the biggest strategic mistakes of World War 2?

Here are 4 that I think are key:
1. Germany's Invasion of Russia
2. Germany's Declaration of War on U.S.
3. Japanese...
Firearms Forum: History 06-26-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,180
Posted By GatorDude
I don't think airpower alone would have been...

I don't think airpower alone would have been sufficient. Strategic bombing was only possible due to the long range of the P-51 Mustang...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 06-15-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,703
Posted By GatorDude
I'm not sure that open carry makes you safer. ...

I'm not sure that open carry makes you safer. Right now, I'm wearing a $20 Timex that is the most valuable thing I have on me. However, if I was openly carrying a $700-$800 firearm and went out...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-14-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By GatorDude
Most of the time, you can just respectfully...

Most of the time, you can just respectfully listen to "right" people and roll your eyes later. If they think D-Day was June 16th, that is their issue. However, if they think they are right and...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-14-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,619
Posted By GatorDude
I think Mr. Wilcox did the right thing in...

I think Mr. Wilcox did the right thing in stepping up to confront an obvious gunman in what seemed to be trending towards a mass shooting. I'm sure he was focused on the obviously armed man who had...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 06-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 6,154
Posted By GatorDude
Every year, we strive to counteract the negative...

Every year, we strive to counteract the negative images of gun owners by showing that we can exercise the #2A responsibly and that we have the judgment needed to make our own decisions about...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 06-14-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By GatorDude
Isn't Esquire that "men's magazine" that has tons...

Isn't Esquire that "men's magazine" that has tons of pictures of bare-chested Brad Pitt wannabe models and hardly any pictures of women? Unless you're in the market for a $9500 watch, there's no...
Firearms Forum: History 06-14-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 768
Posted By GatorDude
World War II without Planes

Being a bit of a history geek, I have to ask some "what if?" questions once in a while. One thing about World War II is that it showed supremacy of air power over battleships. But, battleships were...
Firearms Forum: History 06-14-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,404
Posted By GatorDude
Dearhunter - That chick with the bomb is strong!

Dearhunter - That chick with the bomb is strong!
Firearms Forum: History 06-06-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,404
Posted By GatorDude
What's your favorite World War 2 Fighter Plane?

I would add a poll, but there are just too many planes to choose from. My question: what's your favorite World War 2 Fighter Plane?

For me, it's a toss up between the P-40 Warhawk and the P-51...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-05-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 584
Posted By GatorDude
Classic movie poster. I think the government...

Classic movie poster.

I think the government was right to try and get a troubled young soldier away from the Taliban. That being said - the trade sucks. We are leaving Afghanistan and releasing...
Firearms Forum: History 05-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By GatorDude
That Martin Mauler is cool! I've never heard of...

That Martin Mauler is cool! I've never heard of that one before. It's amazing how many aircraft America was cranking out by the end of the war!
Firearms Forum: History 05-23-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By GatorDude
Effectiveness of German V1 & V2 Rockets

Do you think German V1 & V2 rockets were an effective use of German resources during World War II?

Were Hitler's Vengeance Weapons Effective in World War 2...
Firearms Forum: History 05-23-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By GatorDude
That would have been a great addition to my...

That would have been a great addition to my original list. The P-80 looks five or six years ahead of its time!
Firearms Forum: History 05-22-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By GatorDude
Great Planes that Missed World War II

Lately, I've been reading up on some of the great planes that just missed World War II.

Great Aircraft That Arrived Too Late for World War II...
Firearms Forum: History 05-22-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,342
Posted By GatorDude
It's an interesting debate. I'm sure that the...

It's an interesting debate. I'm sure that the Poles, the Belgians, and the French might have had some interesting rifles too. But, once they fell to the blitzkrieg, they weren't much use.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 05-18-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By GatorDude
That looks really nice. I've been reading up on...

That looks really nice. I've been reading up on the Springfield Trapdoor and you've got quite a rifle!

Ten Things to Know About The Springfield Trapdoor Rifle...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 05-17-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,510
Posted By GatorDude
When my ancestors rebelled against the federal...

When my ancestors rebelled against the federal government all we got was 70 years of reconstruction and a perpetually high crime rate. ;)
Firearms Forum: History 05-17-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,342
Posted By GatorDude
Which WW2 Battle Rifle Was Best?

I've been researching the battle rifles of World War II and have tried to answer the age old best rifle question here: Which World War 2 Rifle Was Best?...
Firearms Forum: History 05-17-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By GatorDude
One thing that worries me - I wonder if we aren't...

One thing that worries me - I wonder if we aren't like the Germans in that we rely on expensive, difficult to produce, super-duper systems.
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