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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-21-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,499
Posted By Varro
Beretta is a good maker and "kudos" on your...

Beretta is a good maker and "kudos" on your purchase...How about a few pics?
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-16-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,056
Posted By Varro
Cylinder bulge is what turned me off for hip...

Cylinder bulge is what turned me off for hip carry...However, on occasion, will carry a k-frame in a shoulder rig....As far as the # of shots vs an autoloader; not a hi-priority in my mind....:)
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-07-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,809
Posted By Varro
Reviewing my lifestyle during a given month, by %...

Reviewing my lifestyle during a given month, by % it looks like this:
50%: Crossdraw 40%: Pocket (no holster) 10% Shoulder rig....
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-02-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By Varro
My screen stays empty while trying to play...

My screen stays empty while trying to play videos...What is my computer missing in software or program?
Thanks...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-31-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,410
Posted By Varro
New Mexico: $100 to the state, $75 for renewal:...

New Mexico: $100 to the state, $75 for renewal: good for 4 years.
The cost for the Instructor ranges anywhere from $95 to $125....
Problem areas: It takes forever to receive your...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-21-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,433
Posted By Varro
I believe in NM, both the DL & CHP are tied by...

I believe in NM, both the DL & CHP are tied by their computers..If I'm stopped, whether I have a pistol with me or not; I'll hand over both permits to relieve any anxiety on his or my part...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-12-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,775
Posted By Varro
I believe he's referring to the recent polymer...

I believe he's referring to the recent polymer line in Walther....Excellent articles in the leading gun magazines on the PPS. Gun reviews are good like always....:)
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-09-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By Varro
If you were in NM, I would say wait till you...

If you were in NM, I would say wait till you move...It took 11 weeks to get my permit, and that was for a renewal...:o
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-06-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,700
Posted By Varro
Same here....All my calibers are topped with 2 or...

Same here....All my calibers are topped with 2 or 3 rds of PD ammo with the rest FMJ....Oh, mostly Winchester SilverTips.....:)
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 11-14-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,532
Posted By Varro
All my vehicles have a driver's side open...

All my vehicles have a driver's side open compartment on door for an easy reach...I tried the overhead compartments; don't like them as well....
With the increased frequency of "road-rage", I'm...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-25-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By Varro
We had a similar situation in our town a few...

We had a similar situation in our town a few months back...The PD advised citizens when in doubt about a being stopped, for example; unmarked cars: head to nearest police station or to a well-lighted...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-19-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,380
Posted By Varro
A lousy review on the PM9 in the November issue...

A lousy review on the PM9 in the November issue of HANDGUNS... :(
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-19-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 37,411
Posted By Varro
.32acp in a HSc or a .380 in a PPK.....No holster...

.32acp in a HSc or a .380 in a PPK.....No holster in the pocket...:)
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-17-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 38,507
Posted By Varro
I can't really say about Speer....I got a hold of...

I can't really say about Speer....I got a hold of a nice quanity of .45acp Fed.Hydrashok at a Gunshow a few years back and it performs well in my .45's.
I've used the non-scientific test on the...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-11-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By Varro
I agree with the above statements...His first 3...

I agree with the above statements...His first 3 shots should have been better. However, if it goes to trial, in one sense killing him is somewhat better in the eyes of a jury then the perp coming...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-04-2007, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Varro
Personally, I think you're on the right...

Personally, I think you're on the right track....Not only clothes thickness to worry about, it's been reported many perps now wearing protective vests when they are up to no good.
My calibers go up...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-14-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,731
Posted By Varro
How about a pic? I find Spanish handguns...

How about a pic? I find Spanish handguns fascinating....If not, what model is it?
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-07-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,950
Posted By Varro
All of us have the proverbial "box full of...

All of us have the proverbial "box full of worthless" holsters that are the wrong size, etc. However, the one's I use are Galco, Gould & Goodrich & Safariland....(Yaqui belt slide, cross-draw &...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-07-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,331
Posted By Varro
Etho, in your case, why have the safety on? ...

Etho, in your case, why have the safety on? Coming off a dead-sleep and fumbling around for the safety lever can be fatal...:)
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-06-2007, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By Varro
What I get tired of is submitting 2 sets of...

What I get tired of is submitting 2 sets of fingerprints every time...In my case, I'm up for renewal on my CCW permit....I guess they want to be doubly sure I'm the same person renewing my...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-27-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By Varro
Profiling works both ways....I have to admit...

Profiling works both ways....I have to admit being more suspicious of persons that appear gang-style and homeless..
As far as being a mark, one can't dress on the premise that you will not be...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-24-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,731
Posted By Varro
In more formal wear with a cover garment, I use a...

In more formal wear with a cover garment, I use a shoulder rig with either a Colt Officer's or a full-length .45....
During casual wear, no coat, I just stick a PPK or Mauser HSc in my...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-23-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,031
Posted By Varro
Not sure about Texas..In nearby NM, the one's I'm...

Not sure about Texas..In nearby NM, the one's I'm familiar with are:
Federal buildings, like a Post Office, Court House, etc..
Schools & University Grounds.
Establishments that sell liquor by the...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-22-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,598
Posted By Varro
The only ones I'm familiar with have a clip...How...

The only ones I'm familiar with have a clip...How about a pic of yours? I stick my pocket pistols w/o any holsters, on the strong side...All keys, coins, etc stay in the other front pocket...
I...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-20-2007, 03:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,924
Posted By Varro
A strong command in your voice instead of the...

A strong command in your voice instead of the yelling...However, make sure you really mean business about "pulling the trigger" if need be....
Unfortunately, a few of my acquaitences have admitted...
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