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by SRO1911
Wed May 15, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Poll\research call, Buckingham vs CJ Grisham
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Poll\research call, Buckingham vs CJ Grisham

Having a landline is a bit annoying on occasion - sometimes it can be interesting. Just finished a call from pew research regarding Senate district 24, in short it was 20 to 30 questions about Dawn Buckingham vs CJ Grisham for Texas Senate. It touched on the typical political hot topics; education, ...
by SRO1911
Sat May 04, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Range Bag-Not What You Think
Replies: 5
Views: 332

Re: Range Bag-Not What You Think

I've used a Klein tool bag for years. Won a set of Klein leather bags at a maintenance conference, decided they were way too nice to use for work.
I tried the nra gimmee bag - it lasted about as long as lightning layed on a log... back to the good stuff
by SRO1911
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Emergency preparedness tax free weekend
Replies: 0
Views: 135

Emergency preparedness tax free weekend

Just a reminder, tax free weekend is approaching. 27th through the 29th.
https://comptroller.texas.gov/taxes/pub ... 8-1017.php
by SRO1911
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bonnie and Clyde walk into a BAR...*
Replies: 30
Views: 1540

Re: Bonnie and Clyde walk into a BAR...*

My mother-in-laws Mom was a cousin of Bonnie. MIL grew up in Smithfield which is now part of North Richland Hills. I obtained an original, uncirculated, wanted poster of Bonnie and Clyde. An alias for Clyde listed on the back was Roy Bailey. Asked my MIL who Roy was without mentioning the poster. S...
by SRO1911
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Pearland school librarian murdered at home
Replies: 8
Views: 621

Re: TX: Pearland school librarian murdered at home

My granddaughters school, she was very well known and liked in the school and community as a whole.
by SRO1911
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What Point of Sale system do you use?
Replies: 9
Views: 368

Re: What Point of Sale system do you use?

Its been a while, but square declined to service our range for memberships and snackbar purchases. I used square at the time for my side business and ended up leaving them over it. I switched to Gopai through the NRA business alliance. I was very satisfied with them for the few years I ised the serv...
by SRO1911
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Wear seat belts - even in the back seat!
Replies: 25
Views: 992

Re: Wear seat belts - even in the back seat!

Having worked several hundred motor vehicle accidents, I've come to the conclusion that it is actually very hard to die in a modern vehicle PROVIDED you follow the instructions- use the seat belt. Just that. Not rocket science. Not hopes and prayers. Not magic chakra rocks. Just buckle up and buckle...
by SRO1911
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Confirming SBR - or not
Replies: 7
Views: 498

Re: Confirming SBR - or not

The term "short-barreled rifle" means a rifle having one or more barrels less than sixteen inches in length and any weapon made from a rifle (whether by alteration, modification, or otherwise) if such weapon, as modified, has an overall length of less than twenty-six inches.[18 USCS § 921] The way I...
by SRO1911
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Rifles & Shotguns
Topic: Memorable Uses of Shotguns in Movies
Replies: 25
Views: 868

Re: Memorable Uses of Shotguns in Movies

Young guns 2. "Hello bob, *boom*, good bye bob...best dollar eighty i ever spent"
by SRO1911
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Off The Beaten Path - Buffalo Gap, TX
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: Off The Beaten Path - Buffalo Gap, TX

Buffalo Gap has recently seen a significant uptick in population, not quite to the degree of their better looking neighbor Tuscola, but still a major uptick. Its a wonderful little community with a lot of neat history in plain sight. Buffalo gap also hosts the Buffalo Gap Round up news, one of the m...
by SRO1911
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: I found the best gun lube
Replies: 11
Views: 605

Re: I found the best gun lube

Different tools for different jobs. Lately i've been using 30wt royal purple (half qurt leftover from changing the oil in the wing) and lubriplate grease. Both are made to withstand some pretty intense conditions, both are readily available as leftovers from other applications and I am just that che...
by SRO1911
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Texas-made trauma clamp being discussed at CoTCCC
Replies: 18
Views: 734

Re: Texas-made trauma clamp being discussed at CoTCCC

Given depth of arteries and potential convoluted surfaces, I'll stick with CAT or Izzy - field proven around the world.
Now just to decide between the king lt and i-gel.... too many new toys to play with.
by SRO1911
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: Best beginner reloading manual?
Replies: 12
Views: 471

Re: Best beginner reloading manual?

When I used to teach reloading, the ABC'S of reloading was my go to.
Now that im coming up on 3 decades of press therapy I still find myself thumbing back through my 2nd edition copy.
by SRO1911
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Strange No Handguns Sign
Replies: 5
Views: 696

Re: Strange No Handguns Sign

They swapped a few last year. They're speshul. Their security will also get bent out of shape over automatic knives - although they can't do anything about it besides sulk petulantly when yoy make then look up the actual law. I would hate to see their reaction/ realization that there are a number of...

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