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by ELB
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Fixed Blade Knives
Replies: 11
Views: 280

Re: Fixed Blade Knives

I have a collection of knives, both folders and fixed blades, some of them quite pricy, but in the end my favorite carrying-around-all-purpose knife is this one: [ufl=https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0028FL7G6/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1]Old Timer 162OT Boot Knife Full Tang Fixed Bl...
by ELB
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: Millenial Anti-Theft Device
Replies: 53
Views: 1166

Re: Millenial Anti-Theft Device

...I also remember being amazed the first time I drove an M151 Jeep in the Army. Yep, they hid that starter button alright. And one of the weirder trucks I test drove was a new 2007 (I think) Volvo. ... Speaking of old military jeeps and controls in funny places: in college I worked summers in a st...
by ELB
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: GA:Anti gun Congressional candidate murders her Treasurer
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: GA:Anti gun Congressional candidate murders her Treasurer

J.R.@A&M wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:29 pm

Highlights the psychological projection by gun control advocates who say that you and I can’t be trusted with a gun.
Ding Ding!
by ELB
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: OK: Oklahoma restaurant shooter had license as armed guard; attack stopped by 2 armed men
Replies: 20
Views: 1351

Re: OK: Oklahoma restaurant shooter had license as armed guard; attack stopped by 2 armed men

"Bryan racked the handgun and maneuvered between parked cars as panicked victims identified him as a good guy and began directing him to the shooter. “They just knew,” he said. Bryan used the cars as cover and concealment until he was in position to draw down on the shooter. Carrying on an empty ch...
by ELB
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Dallas County Sheriff's office looking for gun issued to Texas governor candidate Lupe Valdez
Replies: 13
Views: 464

Re: Dallas County Sheriff's office looking for gun issued to Texas governor candidate Lupe Valdez

oljames3 wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:42 am
... I do think that being able to keep track of one's firearms is indicative of one's ability to run the great state of Texas.
:txflag:
Well then, no problem because she didn't lose track of her own firearm.


She lost track of a government (Sheriff's Dept) firearm. :grumble
by ELB
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Dallas County Sheriff's office looking for gun issued to Texas governor candidate Lupe Valdez
Replies: 13
Views: 464

Dallas County Sheriff's office looking for gun issued to Texas governor candidate Lupe Valdez

A gun used by Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez when she was Dallas County sheriff has not been returned, Sheriff's Department records show. Valdez was supplied with the Beretta 9mm pistol in 2011 when a gun of the same model she owned "sustained a malfunction," according to a sh...
by ELB
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Thoughts using laser as bedside gun
Replies: 18
Views: 390

Re: Thoughts using laser as bedside gun

Laser and/or flashlight on the gun makes for a more complicated gun. If you are going to add one or both, dial in lots of practice using them so, among other things, you don't inadvertently activate a laser when you meant to do the light, vice versa, or … accidently fire a round when you meant only ...
by ELB
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Other States
Topic: GA: Judge denies injunction against campus carry
Replies: 1
Views: 127

GA: Judge denies injunction against campus carry

https://www.ajc.com/news/local-educatio ... bMtUjsjRL/

Georgia passed a campus carry law in 2017. Several professors to do is stop it, but judge ruled sovereign immunity torpedoes their suit.
by ELB
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: IN: Robber killed by two armed customers
Replies: 11
Views: 324

IN: Robber killed by two armed customers

https://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/indianapolis/man-who-tried-to-rob-a-getgo-gas-station-on-indy-s-northeast-side-shot-and-killed-by-customers Would-be robber Phillip Madden arrived in a stolen truck tries to rob gas station convenience store in Indianapolis. Two armed customers fire "th...
by ELB
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: Paul Manafort Trial
Replies: 28
Views: 824

Re: Paul Manafort Trial

Manafort's lawyers rest without presenting a case:

https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2018/ ... tchywidget
by ELB
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Commercial Vendor Bargains and Deal
Topic: AR500 Armor 50% off sale
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: AR500 Armor 50% off sale

AR500 website shows some sales in the 50% range: https://www.ar500armor.com/promotions-sales.html
by ELB
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: FL: Active shooter at high school in South Florida
Replies: 229
Views: 12697

Re: FL: Active shooter at high school in South Florida

Head of state commission investigating the Parkland shooting, Sheriff Gualtieri of Pinellas County, is quoted by NYT reporter as saying: "If he had somebody in there with a gun, they could have mitigated this," the sheriff said. "There were opportunities for staff to have intervened if they had been...
by ELB
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: UT: Screwdriver v Gun, Homework Assignment
Replies: 30
Views: 783

Re: UT: Screwdriver v Gun, Homework Assignment

There was also a previous knowledge of the suspect (as can be told by his statement of taking her down like last time). I don't think Dunn was referring to shooting her previously but rather to a 2012 incident where he shot a man in the leg. apostate is correct, both of these officers at this scene...

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