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Firearms Forum: History Today, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By locutus
What's your favorite military issue handgun.

Not the best military handgun ever made, or the most accurate or anything like that, but the one YOU JUST LIKE BEST?


I like the Webley Mark Vl, .455 revolver.
Firearms Forum: History Today, 01:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,862
Posted By locutus
:D:D You are culturally deprived, Art! There're...

:D:D You are culturally deprived, Art! There're much more fun to watch live at an airshow!:D:D
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading Today, 01:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 163
Posted By locutus
Roll crimping will not blow up guns.

Roll crimping will not blow up guns.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 163
Posted By locutus
.45 jacketed bullets are .452 for both.

.45 jacketed bullets are .452 for both.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading Yesterday, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 163
Posted By locutus
Cannelures are for crimping. I've never measured...

Cannelures are for crimping. I've never measured the necks of the Hornady ammo, but since it's a quality brand, I would assume there is a light taper crimp..

The cannelure also serves to lock the...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,211
Posted By locutus
There were too many factors involved in the...

There were too many factors involved in the decline in crime to factor in Garner with any reasonable degree of statistical confidence.

Many criminologists cite the truly massive increase in...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,211
Posted By locutus
[/I] Quite so. But why? The beginning...

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Quite so. But why?

The beginning of the 90s was 16 years after Garner, so it would be extremely difficult, if not impossible to show that any causality existed.

It could even be argued...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism Yesterday, 01:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,211
Posted By locutus
1. False. Most states legally adopted the Common...

1. False. Most states legally adopted the Common Law to cover anything not covered by their constitution or statutory law.

2. False. Under the "fleeing felon rule", police, victims, or...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-05-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 302
Posted By locutus
Ammunition plays a big role. For years many...

Ammunition plays a big role.

For years many cops carried 158 grain round nose lead. That was known as the "widow maker." It got YOU killed.

The 158 grain +P SWCLHP was pretty good. It was known...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-05-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,211
Posted By locutus
Garner was observed committing a felony....

Garner was observed committing a felony. (Burlary). He fled to escape arrest.

Most Americans at that time accepted that the police had a duty to do whatever was necessary to prevent a known felon...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-05-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,211
Posted By locutus
You certainly could shoot an escaping felon under...

You certainly could shoot an escaping felon under many circumstances, but the legalese would go to several pages so I won't go into it here. It's become moot since Garner anyway.


Remember,...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-05-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By locutus
I just had an epiphany. Someone gets...

I just had an epiphany.


Someone gets charged and the court strikes it down immediately.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-05-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,211
Posted By locutus
Merc, under the old common law system, until...

Merc, under the old common law system, until Garner V Tennessee, if you witnessed, or had certain knowledge of a felony, and tried to apprehend the felon., you could use whatever force was necessary...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-05-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,211
Posted By locutus
Any felon.

Any felon.
Firearms Forum: History 07-04-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,862
Posted By locutus
Many planes were sexy looking. But the...

Many planes were sexy looking.

But the planes that kept Goering and Tojo awake at night were the Hellcat and the Spitfire.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-04-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 816
Posted By locutus
I am left handed, but right eye dominant so I can...

I am left handed, but right eye dominant so I can appreciate your friend's situation. I stand in standard isosceles and partially lean my head over toward my left shoulder until my right eye is...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-04-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 816
Posted By locutus
The isosceles is almost universal today. The FBI...

The isosceles is almost universal today. The FBI and several other federal and state agencies have made fairly comprehensive studies and found that officers almost all "instinctively" use the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-04-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By locutus
Dan, didja get 130 grain hardball with that...

Dan, didja get 130 grain hardball with that S&W?:D:D:D
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 07-04-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 214
Posted By locutus
Just my personal taste, but I fefuse to do...

Just my personal taste, but I fefuse to do business with paypal or fleabay.:(

I've never bought or sold parts on any of these sites, but I've bought and sold half a dozen guns on GunBroker. ...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-04-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 45,925
Posted By locutus
I used to be a big fan of Bubba Watson. Now,...

I used to be a big fan of Bubba Watson.

Now, IMHO, he's just another whining liberal POS!:mad:
Firearms Forum: History 07-04-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By locutus
Military background, I guess. We always called...

Military background, I guess. We always called 'em "skivvies.":D
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-04-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,211
Posted By locutus
Unfortunately, we no longer have "The laws that...

Unfortunately, we no longer have "The laws that society lays down" in relation to fleeing felons. We have "Garner V Tennessee" laid down by unelected judges and unrelated to constitutional law in any...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-04-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,211
Posted By locutus
Every decision we make in life is based on a...

Every decision we make in life is based on a simple cost/benefit analysis. It's a decision only you can make, but it may effect the entire community.

If I am armed when a man comes into a store to...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-04-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By locutus
I started out with a Ruger Security Six, 6 inch...

I started out with a Ruger Security Six, 6 inch .357 magnum. I loved it them, and still do. Then I was allowed to upgrade to a Beretta 92. That was my favorite "belt carry," uniform duty weapon. ...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-04-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,211
Posted By locutus
Remember that on election day.:(

Remember that on election day.:(
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