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Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-14-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,199
Posted By G21.45
:) Hey, bkt, here's the title of this thread: ...

:) Hey, bkt, here's the title of this thread:

Is the .223 FMJ worth anything in application?

And, here’s the original question:



And, here’s another question that you felt like...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 09-13-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,649
Posted By G21.45
:eek: Oh, my goodness! That was an interesting...

:eek: Oh, my goodness! That was an interesting little internet tiff. Jack, are you aware that your reply reads like you're the, 'king of this forum' or something! (And all because I called you out on...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-13-2009, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By G21.45
:) Well, let's see? This is an interesting...

:) Well, let's see? This is an interesting question; AND, there are variables. It's entirely possible that - depending upon your body and build - a certain pistol might, indeed, be too big or bulky...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 09-13-2009, 03:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,649
Posted By G21.45
:rolleyes: Oh, boy! I'm debating: Should I make...

:rolleyes: Oh, boy! I'm debating: Should I make you some of you guys smarter, or just remain quiet?

I've been training people how to shoot for almost 25 years. I've seen it all; I've done it...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 09-13-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,671
Posted By G21.45
Lead poisoning from breathing contaminated indoor...

Lead poisoning from breathing contaminated indoor range air is, indeed, a serious consideration. (It's, probably, cost me a few IQ points!) In the incipient stages: If your nose and sinuses dry out...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-13-2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,159
Posted By G21.45
:) A Thompson Center, 'whatever' in 6mm Remington...

:) A Thompson Center, 'whatever' in 6mm Remington Magnum!

If I can't have that then I'll take the 243 Winchester.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-13-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By G21.45
I'm, also, a big guy. My recommendation falls...

I'm, also, a big guy. My recommendation falls outside anything you are presently considering; however, I'm certain you will have no trouble either concealing or shooting it - A Glock Model 19.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-13-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,087
Posted By G21.45
Come on, Slo! (I'll bet they don't call you that...

Come on, Slo! (I'll bet they don't call you that for nothing, huh.) ;)

If you're going to call me wrong on something at least don't use a reference article that clearly verifies what I've said....
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-12-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,831
Posted By G21.45
I don't usually get too excited about, 'new...

I don't usually get too excited about, 'new rounds'; in fact, I'm still scratching my head over S&W 40 caliber! (If you want a 45 acp, get a 45 acp.)

In my opinion, there is a place in this...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-12-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,087
Posted By G21.45
There's, also, a small gap in the, 'bolt' (or...

There's, also, a small gap in the, 'bolt' (or gas) rings. Those gaps should never line up. Ideally, you want them set 90 degrees apart from one another. Check to see how the stock buffer and...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-12-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,199
Posted By G21.45
My understanding, and I'd also welcome being...

My understanding, and I'd also welcome being corrected if I'm wrong, is that the United States Military and, later on, NATO adopted 5.56 x 45mm because of a perceived necessity to: use a fully...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-12-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,199
Posted By G21.45
None! (Within the context of the Second...

None!

(Within the context of the Second Hague Convention and it's, presumed, implications you brought the subject up.)
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 09-11-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 146,465
Posted By G21.45
:) Thank you! Yes, for the sake of...

:) Thank you!

Yes, for the sake of tranquility as well as my memory of DCJS over at Glock Talk - where there were other confrontational disagreements with this particular poster - I did drop out...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-11-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,199
Posted By G21.45
Not to start a flame war (Really!) but I've read,...

Not to start a flame war (Really!) but I've read, 'Ammo Oracle' for many years, now. You have used the term, 'yaw' as a flight characteristic; I used it, perhaps ambiguously, as a synonym for,...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-11-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,199
Posted By G21.45
:rolleyes: Is it OK if I disagree with the above...

:rolleyes: Is it OK if I disagree with the above remark?

5.56 x 45mm, 'bullet yaw' is a principal function of: bullet design, weight, and velocity. It is largely dependent on barrel length....
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 09-11-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By G21.45
Of course, when we teach these behavioral...

Of course, when we teach these behavioral responses the mantra is always, STAY PUT! The best place to, 'hunker on down' is in a preselected, 'safe room'. Get down behind a large piece of furniture...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 09-10-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,087
Posted By G21.45
The first place I always look whenever I want a...

The first place I always look whenever I want a working knife - Smokey Mountain (http://www.eknifeworks.com/webapp/eCommerce/main_front.jsp) (They've got a special sale on Buck Knives going on right...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 09-10-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By G21.45
Ideally, you don't want to move. Ideally, you...

Ideally, you don't want to move. Ideally, you want the threat to come to you. For those times when you don't have a choice and must move, you could try using a telescoping inspection mirror like...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-10-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,199
Posted By G21.45
Yes, it is. The OP needs to learn more about the...

Yes, it is. The OP needs to learn more about the impact characteristics of FMJ ammo. The Hague Convention aside, there are good and valid reasons, 'Why' every major army in the world uses FMJ ammo....
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-10-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,619
Posted By G21.45
:) Actually, this subject and the reasons, 'Why'...

:) Actually, this subject and the reasons, 'Why' haven't really been covered. Firearm safety rules are never genuinely useful as long as they remain nothing more than mental safety rules. In order...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 09-08-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,064
Posted By G21.45
I own them all. My preference? If I had to live...

I own them all. My preference? If I had to live with only one gun, I'd take an Arsenal, Inc. AK-74 over any other short carbine on the market. If you're worried about ammo availability and live in...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-08-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By G21.45
The more you clean a barrel, the more it shines. ...

The more you clean a barrel, the more it shines. Did you use a bronze brush with a patch wrapped around it? Did you scrub all the way through and all the way back in one continuous through-stroke...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-08-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,166
Posted By G21.45
Hey, Skull, I wasn't talking to you. All of a...

Hey, Skull, I wasn't talking to you. All of a sudden I've got this feeling of deja vu. It's like the old days on Glock Talk when WalterGA and his 40,000 posts acted like a site policeman and passed...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 09-08-2009, 03:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,087
Posted By G21.45
The Woodsman has a cocobola wooden handle. ...

The Woodsman has a cocobola wooden handle. There's the difference in price, right there! Personally I don't like plastic handles; under a majority of conditions they're just too slippery to use. ...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-08-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,166
Posted By G21.45
hogger - no offense, but - YOU NAILED IT! A male...

hogger - no offense, but - YOU NAILED IT! A male animal with a lack of self-confidence is an absolute turnoff to a woman - An absolute turnoff! If, in fact, you are living at home, that too is a...
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