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Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 05-28-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,560
Posted By melensdad
100% probability of penetrating SEVERAL ROOMS,...

100% probability of penetrating SEVERAL ROOMS, and being lethal on the other side of a couple walls, according to some work that was done by Massad Ayoob.

Mas has recommended #4 BUCKshot (not...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 05-28-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,560
Posted By melensdad
My main complaint is that the video suggests that...

My main complaint is that the video suggests that a 'pretty standard' self defense range is going to be about 21 to 25 feet. I think that is too far for an in the home self defense shooting.
...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 05-27-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,986
Posted By melensdad
Yes, I paid $725 and its NEW. I've seen them...

Yes, I paid $725 and its NEW.

I've seen them on the auction websites for $900 to over $1000.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 05-26-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,986
Posted By melensdad
CZ "Wingshooter Deluxe" 20ga O/U shotgun

Picked up a beautiful little shotgun for Melen this afternoon, its a CZ Woodcock Deluxe shotgun, made by Huglu in Turkey for CZ. This gun is a discontinued model, left over from 2011. In looking at...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-08-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By melensdad
You can get a good gun belt from Cabela's for $20...

You can get a good gun belt from Cabela's for $20 when they are on sale (Cabela's Double Duty belt, typically on sale about 3 or 4 times per year).

I never said go spend a "small fortune" on a...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-08-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By melensdad
The M&P is a lighter weight gun than a 1911. The...

The M&P is a lighter weight gun than a 1911. The more weight on the belt the more you will appreciate a stiff gun belt. I've got both light and heavy guns, but when I carry a steel 1911, even a...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-07-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By melensdad
The "Theis Holster" looks very much like a copy...

The "Theis Holster" looks very much like a copy of the CrossBreed SuperTuck Deluxe. I'm a big fan of this type of holster and wear one almost every day. The leather against your skin side and kydex...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 02-19-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By melensdad
Anyone here a 6.5 Grendel fan?

Who here shoots the 6.5 Grendel (264 LBC) cartridge?

I've been using it for nearly 2 years and its become my favorite rifle round, just looking for others who may have tried it.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-17-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,184
Posted By melensdad
Hard to go wrong with Springfield if you want...

Hard to go wrong with Springfield if you want either a basic gun or a platform for a modified gun.

I've also had good luck with ParaUSA pistols, Safari Arms pistols (but lead times for some of...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-14-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By melensdad
Went to one first thing this morning. With my...

Went to one first thing this morning. With my 1911 in its holster.

+1 for Starbucks
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-09-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,336
Posted By melensdad
I just spoke with one of the shooting team...

I just spoke with one of the shooting team members, its the MOTO 3 Gun Team that is adopting this gun.
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 02-08-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,338
Posted By melensdad
Actually if you think about it, the .451 Detonics...

Actually if you think about it, the .451 Detonics Magnum chamber is essentially an elongated 45acp chamber. Simply buy the $600 Glock, take it to a gunsmith and have him ream out the chamber to the...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 02-08-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,338
Posted By melensdad
Seems like the price is a bit much. But...

Seems like the price is a bit much.

But since the 451 Detonics Magnum will launch a 200gr JHP at 1281fps out of a 5" barrel I have to wonder if it will reach 1300fps out of that 6" barreled Glock.
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 02-08-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,338
Posted By melensdad
What happens when GLOCK has illicit sex with a DETONICS 1911?

You get a custom made Glock chambered in the powerful 451 Detonics Magnum.

For sale on Gunbroker =>
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=272920077

Starting bid = $999 with a buy...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 02-02-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By melensdad
Then print out and drop off some of these!!! ...

Then print out and drop off some of these!!!

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y75/melensdad/starbucksc.jpg
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-30-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By melensdad
OPEN CARRY to support your local Starbucks

The anti-gun groups are pushing for a boycott of Starbucks because Starbucks would not kick out citizens who were legally openly carrying firearms. So even if you don't want to spend $5.00 on a...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-29-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,336
Posted By melensdad
I paid $1500 for a compact. I don't know if the...

I paid $1500 for a compact. I don't know if the full size is the same price but I presume it will be. I also don't know if the shooting team model is the same as the standard full size or if it is...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-23-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,336
Posted By melensdad
Honestly I have no clue. I'd guess a Kimber or...

Honestly I have no clue. I'd guess a Kimber or one of the semi-custom guns like Les Baer, Wilson, etc.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-23-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,336
Posted By melensdad
Marine Corps adopts Detonics MTX 1911 for shooting team

Just got wind that the US Marine Corps competition shooting team has chosen their new pistol. Its the 5" Detonics MTX 1911 pistol. The team has been testing the guns and now have placed their...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-10-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By melensdad
Ahh. . . Smugglers Blues . . . bringing back...

Ahh. . . Smugglers Blues . . . bringing back memories!

Glen Frey......Smugglers blues, ( high quality, full video) - YouTube
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-10-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By melensdad
Yup its in great shape indeed. Given the gun was...

Yup its in great shape indeed. Given the gun was likely made between 1983 and 1986 its nearly flawless.



I have a handful of other guns in the same caliber. I buy 38 Super by the case! :)
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-09-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By melensdad
Newest 1911 to my collection: 38 Super Detonics CombatMaster MK VI

I can't believe that I got this gun for a steal. A year or two ago any Detonics model in 38 Super would command a price of NO LESS THAN $1100 to $1200 and could easily fetch more. I picked this up...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-01-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By melensdad
Wisconsin Carry Reciprocity List

Can you carry your firearm in Wisconsin? You can if you have a license to carry from one of the following states . . . but apparently Virginia is a special circumstance!?!


Arizona
Arkansas
...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-21-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,264
Posted By melensdad
First off you don't have to use a 45 in a 1911 if...

First off you don't have to use a 45 in a 1911 if you don't want to. Go get a 9mm version if that is what you want to carry, that is what is in your Glock 19 and the 9mm round is available in many...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-09-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By melensdad
What is your most used 1911 carry holster?

Another thread on the forums asks if its possible to carry a 1911 every day.

Link to that thread => http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f57/possible-carry-1911-a-53228/

Several of us have...
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