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by stroo
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Should I conceal carry a .22 pistol?
Replies: 36
Views: 2433

Re: Should I conceal carry a .22 pistol?

Accuracy is far more important than caliber. A hit with a 22 is more effective than a miss with a 45. As far as reliability, 22 rimfire is less reliable than centerfire ammo. Having said that, I shoot a lot of 22 and have found its reliability depends a lot on the quality of the ammo and the gun. I ...
by stroo
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Double-stack 9mm with the thinnest grip
Replies: 28
Views: 3182

Re: Double-stack 9mm with the thinnest grip

You can use full sized M&P 9 mags in your M&P9c. With a spacer on the full sized mag, you get 15 round and basically a full sized grip. That's how I carry my M&P 9c. I shoot it a lot more accurately with the full sized mag.
by stroo
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Poll thingy, hit it
Replies: 18
Views: 1007

Re: Poll thingy, hit it

+90% now.
by stroo
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: FL: Active shooter at high school in South Florida
Replies: 313
Views: 28737

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

The Russians were aiming to sow discard. Given the Democrats response to Trump's election, resistance and collusion, I would say Putin should be ecstatic about the results.
by stroo
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: General Legislative Discussions
Topic: Fix NICS Bill
Replies: 0
Views: 1267

Fix NICS Bill

What is the NRA's position on the Fix NICS Bill proposed by Senator Cornyn? I looked on the NRA-ILA site and couldn't find anything.
by stroo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: FL: Active shooter at high school in South Florida
Replies: 313
Views: 28737

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

The Sheriff just stated that the school had one armed security guard for a 45 acre, 3000 student campus. That is totally inadequate. The hero coach was also acting as an armed security guard. He ran to the sound of gunfire. If he had been armed and trained, he probably would have been more effective...
by stroo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Texas Firearms Coalition
Topic: Let's Really Protect Our Schools
Replies: 74
Views: 14328

Re: Let's Really Protect Our Schools

Great idea Charles. We need to require schools to harden themselves including locking all doors, limiting entrance during school hours, installing video surveillance on all entrances and ensuring sufficient armed security, either paid or volunteer in all schools. In Parkland, the shooter entered thr...
by stroo
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: FL: Active shooter at high school in South Florida
Replies: 313
Views: 28737

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

We really need to harden schools. Doors need to be locked to the outside, security guards need to be armed and staff who are willing to be trained and carry concealed must be allowed to do so. This is the only way to stop or limit school shootings. We have known this since at least Sandy Hook. The f...
by stroo
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Remington Bankruptcy
Replies: 15
Views: 1316

Re: Remington Bankruptcy

I read that Cerberus saddled Remington with a ton of debt when they bought them. That isn't unusual in takeovers although it is usually the selling company that saddles the buying company with the debt. In any case, it makes it very difficult for the company saddled with the debt to survive.
by stroo
Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: The keeper.
Replies: 23
Views: 1591

Re: The keeper.

I don't sell very many of my guns either. The two I probably will never sell, I inherited from my Dad when he died when I was twelve. They are a Browning 16 gauge semi-automatic shotgun and a Remington .22 pump. I learned how to shoot with those guns and have toted them all across the country in mov...
by stroo
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Not watching the Superbowl
Replies: 194
Views: 11960

Re: Not watching the Superbowl

I decided to boycott the NFL this year. Really doesn't mean much though since I haven't watched more that a couple of quarters of NFL per year, other than Thanksgivng, for 20 years. I did not not watch on Thanksgiving this year though!
by stroo
Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Houston kidnapping victim accidentally killed by FBI during raid
Replies: 41
Views: 3397

Re: TX: Houston kidnapping victim accidentally killed by FBI during raid

Breaks one of the fundamental safety rules - Know your target and what's behind it.

Probably broke another too - keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot.

That of course assumes that this explanation has any relationship to the truth.
by stroo
Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Talos Ballistics bulletproof clothing
Replies: 19
Views: 1390

Re: Talos Ballistics bulletproof clothing

They have some other interesting products too like a bullet resistant portfolio. I could see carrying something like that although how are you going to know when to raise it and where to cover yourself with it. Still interesting though
by stroo
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Houston kidnapping victim accidentally killed by FBI during raid
Replies: 41
Views: 3397

Re: TX: Houston kidnapping victim may have been killed by FBI during raid

Felony murder - all of the kidnappers can now be charged with murder.
by stroo
Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Ever Used Glow-On Paint To Brighten Iron Sights?
Replies: 15
Views: 1045

Re: Ever Used Glow-On Paint To Brighten Iron Sights?

On a couple of my gun the tritium doesn't work anymore. So I have painted the old tritium circle red and the rest of the post white. I have tried other colors but that what just seems to make it real easy to pick up the front sight.

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