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Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 09-10-2014, 04:17 AM
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Posted By byxlaw
CVA Optima Shotgun

I have a 26" barrel for said shotgun, and would like to find out the value of the thing, and whether it would be even possible to find a buyer. It is 12 GA, for break-action shotgun. Realtree Camo,...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 08-14-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By byxlaw
OP, thanks for the question - made me review the...

OP, thanks for the question - made me review the CCAct again, which is a good thing to do for a refresher. IL State Police website has pointers to all pertinent laws, look there. Unloaded and cased...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 08-14-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By byxlaw
No need. IL transportation of firearms requires...

No need. IL transportation of firearms requires arms to be unloaded and encased (even a sock is considered a case), console or glove box are suitable cases. Ammo can be in a mag next to the pistol,...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-12-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By byxlaw
Hope not too late... Check out dryfirecards.com....

Hope not too late... Check out dryfirecards.com. I guess they cover pretty much everything. If tight on money, PM me.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-12-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By byxlaw
My antidepressant is reading FTF. Seriously. ...

My antidepressant is reading FTF. Seriously.
OP, question is weird, but common. Better state truth. I would consult with unbiased attorney. Also, would inquire with that shrink regarding...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-11-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,442
Posted By byxlaw
Marriage?..

Marriage?..
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 07-02-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By byxlaw
Am out of town, sorry to miss. Please keep us...

Am out of town, sorry to miss. Please keep us updated.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 05-27-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By byxlaw
I haven't found G-locks too comfortable, either....

I haven't found G-locks too comfortable, either. However, by chance handled the 42. What a difference. I recommend giving it a try. Thicker than BG, but G42 felt molded to my palm - had to put ot...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 04-11-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,199
Posted By byxlaw
MadiGANG...

MadiGANG...
Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 04-06-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,053
Posted By byxlaw
I agree. Had a Homak for about 15-17 years;...

I agree. Had a Homak for about 15-17 years; Stack-On/Sentinel feel like made of foil in comparison. Homak is heavy, good gauge (for a cabinet/locker, anyway) steel. Definitely a class higher than...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 04-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By byxlaw
Good for him! I am just wondering why the Trib...

Good for him! I am just wondering why the Trib mentions concealed carry; the man was on his property...
Firearms Forum: M&P Forum 02-04-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By byxlaw
I compared a .40 and a 9mm side by side, just...

I compared a .40 and a 9mm side by side, just like a guy in a famous video (somewhere on utube). The only two differences are the barrels' bore sizes, barrels' "hood" widths and slides' "hood"...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 02-04-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,504
Posted By byxlaw
Received "confirmation" email similar to CGS's...

Received "confirmation" email similar to CGS's with application date of Jan 2. Really, applied on the 4th, an hour before the midnight of 5th. Assuming there were no objections from LE within first...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 01-27-2014, 04:27 PM
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Views: 39,262
Posted By byxlaw
Special form for restricted states... Wonder...

Special form for restricted states...
Wonder since when IL has become a restricted state... Since Concealed Carry Act became a LAW in IL which lifted all handgun restrictions, I see this nonsense...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 01-21-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,504
Posted By byxlaw
CGS, congrats! Cook county - wonderful! I...

CGS, congrats! Cook county - wonderful!
I suspect this will become a sticky. With this, a suggestion. Next 'approved' person advise of his/her county/locality, date applied, date approved, and date...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 12-27-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By byxlaw
Thomas, has app process already started for "the...

Thomas, has app process already started for "the people of IL" (as apposed to Jan 5)? Could you suggest local FP place (I am in Golf Mill area)? Could I PM you regarding training (and other)? (Sorry...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 11-11-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By byxlaw
...JW357, my apologies for misspelling you...

...JW357, my apologies for misspelling you...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 11-11-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By byxlaw
J357, how's your progress? I was about to post...

J357, how's your progress? I was about to post load of questions when I found your list - thanks for the foundation. Thanks to all who responded, too.
I do have one of my own to all, though: how...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-13-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By byxlaw
Virginian, thanks. Never thought to doubt. The...

Virginian, thanks. Never thought to doubt. The guys with Wingmastets I mentioned above were pretty happy. Years sounded about right to me, too. Never even thought to verify elsewhere... Any ideas? I...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-13-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By byxlaw
Call Remmy's cyst. service dept (contact # on...

Call Remmy's cyst. service dept (contact # on their web site). They have special dept to answer this. They did it for 3 EMs from 70's I inquired about. They also can estimate the barrels, too.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-01-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,243
Posted By byxlaw
I see nasty feedback about them all over......

I see nasty feedback about them all over... However, never ordered from them via phone/web. Walked in their store - nice people, despite what everyone says. They have tons of orders (from what I...
Firearms Forum: Smith & Wesson Forum 06-09-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By byxlaw
For about 15 years I thought handguns were not...

For about 15 years I thought handguns were not for me, after I got hold of a beat-up FEG 9mm from which I could not hit a letter-size paper from 21 feet... Until about 3 years ago I picked up a...
Firearms Forum: Smith & Wesson Forum 05-22-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By byxlaw
BG380: ProMag 10-rd mag issues?

Hello, everyone. Just acquired a couple of said mags. Did not test the "dry" feeding (off-range), nor fire with it. Noticed it is not possible to insert it without pressing mag release button....
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