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Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-23-2010, 06:11 PM
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Posted By mattbatson
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Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 01-19-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By mattbatson
completely agree on taking cover when available...

completely agree on taking cover when available during reloads...or shooting from around cover whenever possible.
and using the cover effectively too. Too often I'll see people using cover, but...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 01-19-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,155
Posted By mattbatson
You are, in you're words, challenging my...

You are, in you're words, challenging my statements. So, let me clarify further.
If you are too train, it should be with the gun you will be carrying. If you are teaching survival tactics, it...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 01-19-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By mattbatson
the guy in the photo is pretty fat, I'll give you...

the guy in the photo is pretty fat, I'll give you that.

here is another one....

YouTube - Bob Munden
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 01-18-2009, 08:09 PM
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Posted By mattbatson
well you say you are interested in learning, yet...

well you say you are interested in learning, yet you actually learned nothing from my post.
My first lesson to you is to listen better.
Second lesson is to gain better control of you're ego.

I...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 01-18-2009, 04:54 AM
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Posted By mattbatson
personally, I carry a handgun in as large and...

personally, I carry a handgun in as large and powerful caliber as can be reasonably handled. Obviously, a 44 magnum is probably too much recoil ( and probably much more power than needed on a...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 01-17-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,155
Posted By mattbatson
the shooting part would be much more impressive...

the shooting part would be much more impressive if there was actually any recoil on those guns:rolleyes:
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 12-14-2008, 06:45 PM
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Posted By mattbatson
Stoeger pump shotty's?

I went to wallyworld and they are selling the mossberg 500's with a 28" barrel for 200.
Great price, but would need to get a shorter barrel for home defense...so an additional 100 bucks AND I'm...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-10-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,127
Posted By mattbatson
I like that xs system. AO also makes one. ...

I like that xs system.
AO also makes one.
Have you tried the xs mount...how did you like it?
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-10-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
I didnt want to open a new thread... Here is a...

I didnt want to open a new thread...
Here is a scary video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ummnOoSfd54

Amazing that nobody was hurt in that horrific crossfire:eek:
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-09-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,127
Posted By mattbatson
Lever action scout

Okay, I'm planning on building my own scout rifle since the savage scout is on indefinite backorder.
I am going to build a lever action with forward mount pistol scope (have to get a gunsmith to...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-08-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
I am planning on competing again, but probably in...

I am planning on competing again, but probably in IDPA. I think this is more along the lines of a realistic shooting competition. I always prefer to simulate real world conditions as much as...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-08-2008, 03:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
well thank you I also would suspect that...

well thank you

I also would suspect that someone who is an "expert" in time compressed shot placement while in "combat conditions", you would think they would be even better when NOT in combat...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-06-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
that, or I'll ask him personally in a little over...

that, or I'll ask him personally in a little over a month;)

need to go the local Gander mountain store...they are selling boxes of 250rd .45 FMJ...just need 4 of those for the school.
And about...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-06-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
I do think the thread got out of hand so far as a...

I do think the thread got out of hand so far as a perception that I was planning on making SEALs out of ordinary citizens:rolleyes:

I plan to teach, eventually, the tactics that are taught at...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-06-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
I will Magpul up, thx. I'm planning on the late...

I will Magpul up, thx.
I'm planning on the late jan. event in titusville with Pincus.

I really do have plenty of time, as getting the range going as just a range will be the first hurdle.
I plan...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-04-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
sorry I dont have the multi quote thing down...

sorry I dont have the multi quote thing down yet...

Listen, I agree with much of what you say.

On your last question, does Leatham have a "recoil friendly" competition load 9mm or a factory...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-04-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
I think we agree on pretty much everything. Sorry...

I think we agree on pretty much everything. Sorry it got off on the wrong foot.
I completely understand where you are coming from and agree with most if not all.
thanks for all the advice/opinions...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-04-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
sorry posted my last before seeing this one.... ...

sorry posted my last before seeing this one....

Excellent. Thank you much, as that was the kind of opinions I am looking for.
This is kind of what I was already suspecting and planning for. ...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-04-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
I'm unfamiliar with those, and will do my...

I'm unfamiliar with those, and will do my research.
I think they can be a really effective device, although I'm sure they aint cheap.

So far as the rest of your posts go, I will try and answer...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-04-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
Listen, I can already see this going on for pages...

Listen, I can already see this going on for pages and pages...and I honestly dont have the time or patience for continuous back and forth.

Gunsite has a history of training elite military units. ...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-04-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
Another part of training that I find interesting...

Another part of training that I find interesting is the use of simulators.

I've used two different types of simulators (again, this was over 15 yrs ago).

One type was where they had a large...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-04-2008, 04:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
great info, thanks. 1 to 1 instructor ratio...

great info, thanks.
1 to 1 instructor ratio could be hard to attain ...

I will have to look into attending a Valhalla course.
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-04-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
I dont remember which SEAL team it was, or even...

I dont remember which SEAL team it was, or even if I was ever told (remember this was back in 92).
If my buddy and I would have shot side by side with that team, we would have held our own.

Now,...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-04-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,081
Posted By mattbatson
What was it about Thunder Ranch you disliked? ...

What was it about Thunder Ranch you disliked?

What was it about Valhalla you liked?

Thanks again,
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