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  • Posted in thread: Target forms new policy - thanks to Texas Open Carry on 07-02-2014 at 04:45 PM
    When the West was young, people carried rifles and carbines both to hunt and as protection. But
    even when you rode your horse into town, the rifle stayed in the saddle sheath, which would be
    the equiv...

  • Posted in thread: Alternating ammo in mag? on 06-24-2014 at 08:45 AM
    The first part of this argument has to deal with the ammunition. Most people are going around
    with rumor and conjecture on how modern ammunition works. 40 years ago, HP rounds could plug up
    or fail to...

  • Posted in thread: Who here actually trains regularly? on 06-17-2014 at 12:57 PM
    I agree with the OP about professional training. My signature says it: practice doesn't make
    perfect. If you practice by yourself, you can quickly develop bad habits that are hard to
    break. Cost is, o...

  • Posted in thread: Who here actually trains regularly? on 06-17-2014 at 12:15 PM
    - 15 years ago, answering a knock at your door was more dangerous at 3 a.m. Than at 3 p.m.- 12
    years ago, Flash Mob crime had never been perpetrated.- 10 years ago, Home Invasion wasn't on
    the top of ...

  • Posted in thread: Who here actually trains regularly? on 06-15-2014 at 05:31 PM
    I took Handgun Level 1, 2, and 3 classes at TDI (Tactical Defense Institute) in Ohio. It's
    taught by SWAT instructors (or was) and I enjoyed it and learned a lot. range in Atlanta
    Indiana, Atlanta C...

  • Posted in thread: Who here actually trains regularly? on 06-14-2014 at 09:01 AM
    Mule659, this was a great question! Training is something that is not discussed enough, and an
    honest discussion about what types of training people use is a fantastic topic.Training is
    never a bad id...

  • Posted in thread: Hidden magazine capacity??? on 06-14-2014 at 08:13 AM
    CBH,As Bill pointed out, many manufacturers "farm out" their magazine manufacturing to other
    companies in other countries. As a consequence of this, the magazines are not always made
    exactly to manufa...

  • Posted in thread: Any suggestions and help appreciated on 06-07-2014 at 05:09 AM
    Jen,You're getting some top-notch advice from the folks above. C3Shooter ("C3" for short) is a
    resident expert on anything that goes bang. He has extensive experience with handguns, rifles,
    shotguns a...

  • Posted in thread: Good show, Bad show? Thats up to you? on 06-06-2014 at 08:57 AM
    When I had my FFL, I did the gun show circuit for a while. I can honestly say that the stealers
    behind the table are NOT the problem. The dealers, as a whole, are truly wanting to move
    product and ple...

  • Posted in thread: Any suggestions and help appreciated on 06-06-2014 at 08:24 AM
    Jen,Welcome to the forum! When you get a chance, head over to the Imtroductions thread and tell
    us a little about yourself. :)As far as your concerns, most of these laws were instituted to
    make it eit...

. . “Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem." (I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude.). Thomas Jefferson "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." -Edmund Burke, Loosely translated from Thoughts on the Cause of Present Discontents. (1770)