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Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 11-12-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 8,717
Posted By bowserb
The Constitution was drafted in 1787, ratified by...

The Constitution was drafted in 1787, ratified by New Hampshire (9th state to ratify, the number required of the original 13) in 1788. Government under the Constitution began operating in 1789. The...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 11-12-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 8,717
Posted By bowserb
The Constitution was drafted in 1787, ratified by...

The Constitution was drafted in 1787, ratified by New Hampshire (9th state to ratify, the number required of the original 13) in 1788. Government under the Constitution began operating in 1789. The...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-23-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,691
Posted By bowserb
To the OP. It's been more than a couple weeks,...

To the OP. It's been more than a couple weeks, so what did you buy?
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-09-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,691
Posted By bowserb
There is a range in Houston where you can pay for...

There is a range in Houston where you can pay for a rental and range time and try as many different guns as you wish, just paying the one rental and $15 an hour for the range. Oh, and you have to...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-24-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,464
Posted By bowserb
I'm always amazed when I read something like "you...

I'm always amazed when I read something like "you do what works for you" and then the writer goes on to berate the person who is "doing what works for him." 99% of the unintended shootings I've read...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-23-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,464
Posted By bowserb
I have my own ultimate G19, with only function,...

I have my own ultimate G19, with only function, not appearance, modifications. Same Cominolli thumb safety as on your G23 and Truglo TFX sights (for those unfamiliar, the TFX is a combination fiber...
Firearms Forum: Minnesota Gun Forum 08-24-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,282
Posted By bowserb
CaptMidnight, I've not lately heard anyone brag...

CaptMidnight, I've not lately heard anyone brag about their state gun laws. I've read comments about some states being worse than others, and some are happy with their own state's constitutional...
Firearms Forum: Minnesota Gun Forum 08-23-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,282
Posted By bowserb
I'm 68 also, but I have had a different...

I'm 68 also, but I have had a different experience with government than you. Besides lie to me, government has sent me to fight in a stupid, stupid war (Vietnam) and ever since than has taken money...
Firearms Forum: Minnesota Gun Forum 08-21-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,282
Posted By bowserb
I don't know who disallowed the other first. In...

I don't know who disallowed the other first. In fact, I don't know if Texas ever accepted MN license. I got an email from Texas Law Shield about MN no longer accepting Texas and Missouri, so I...
Firearms Forum: Minnesota Gun Forum 08-20-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,282
Posted By bowserb
Minnesota no longer recognizes Texas CHL

Big disappointment. Planning a Great River Road trip with the grandchildren, and the only problem state would have been Illinois, which was easily skipped by traveling the west side of the river. ...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-25-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,703
Posted By bowserb
Firest, if only one company, they'd have to have...

Firest, if only one company, they'd have to have all types: handgun, AR, bolt rifle in .308 or better, shotgun (my wife will not let go of her 20-gauge). Next, they have to be UN treaty-proof, aka...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 05-10-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 16,813
Posted By bowserb
Handgun knockdown power, the myth that wouldn't...

Handgun knockdown power, the myth that wouldn't die. Look here for results of an objective study. In many calibers, the numbers of shootings studied were fairly low and so may be less reliable...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 04-19-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 16,813
Posted By bowserb
I'm inclined to agree. I have dimmers on lights...

I'm inclined to agree. I have dimmers on lights in the halls and over the kitchen sink, and those lights are on 24 hours a day. At night, there is no place outside the bedrooms that is completely...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 04-08-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,816
Posted By bowserb
I will this morning contact via email or U.S....

I will this morning contact via email or U.S. Postal Service the gun companies in New York and Connecticut (Freedom Group, Kimber, Colt, Ruger, Stag, and others I can find) with this sincere message:...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 03-21-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 16,813
Posted By bowserb
The OP presumably named the guns he has, so other...

The OP presumably named the guns he has, so other suggestions are moot. Best thing I read here was to hide that gun. One suggestion. Use the high cap 9mm (I assume it's not really a .9mm as...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 02-19-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,884
Posted By bowserb
Except MO's legislators are right on the heels of...

Except MO's legislators are right on the heels of CO, NY, and others with wanting to make owning an AR, standard cap mag, etc. a felony. If I were Magpul, I don't think MO would be my new...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 02-17-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By bowserb
Is there any limit to what that bunch will do? ...

Is there any limit to what that bunch will do? They intentionally provided thousands of weapons to Mexican drug lords so they could prove that the US was responsible for gun deaths in Mexico. This...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 02-17-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,884
Posted By bowserb
I'm pretty flush with Magpul's AR products...my...

I'm pretty flush with Magpul's AR products...my AR is practically an ad for the company. If they move, though, I'll have to figure out more to buy from them--especially should they move to Texas. ...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-02-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,697
Posted By bowserb
Showing is brandishing where I live. It's...

Showing is brandishing where I live. It's illegal. I go to great lengths to hide my full size XDM45. However, it is always available and could be "accidentally" seen if necessary. Once at a gas...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-02-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,650
Posted By bowserb
How about this one? ...

How about this one?
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002LYA06M/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_2?ie=UTF8&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
It may be the only one Diane Feinstein will let you keep! Just be careful, and...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-18-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 23,521
Posted By bowserb
You should see this great girl I met on the...

You should see this great girl I met on the Internet. She thinks I'm a French model.
Bon Jour.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-18-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 23,521
Posted By bowserb
We at the FBI have no sense of humor that we're...

We at the FBI have no sense of humor that we're aware of... Men in Black, 1997.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-08-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 23,521
Posted By bowserb
Could you elaborate on that statement? Muzzle...

Could you elaborate on that statement? Muzzle Energy is a calculated number based on muzzle velocity and bullet weight. I was under the impression that ME was what makes the 55gr 5.56mm AR round...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-07-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 23,521
Posted By bowserb
OK, I was referring to standard weight of the...

OK, I was referring to standard weight of the bullet with standard loads. Without splitting hairs, the .357 Sig and 9mm are essentially the same size and almost the same weight. As to heavy and +P...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-06-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 23,521
Posted By bowserb
The more I study this stuff, the more the .357Sig...

The more I study this stuff, the more the .357Sig is looking like an attractive alternative to my .45. Cartridge the size of a .40, bullet a little larger than a 9, and muzzle energy second only to...
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