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by Hand and Steel
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Carry Guns
Topic: Legal ghost guns
Replies: 8
Views: 86

Re: Legal ghost guns

What are the benefits of it? Home brewing is like buying from a private individual. There's no government paper trail as through an FFL. Point's kind of moot though, since most of them are bought online and there would be a credit card transaction record or similar, which would probably be seized i...
by Hand and Steel
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: CCW Tech
Topic: Racking the Slide
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Racking the Slide

I've never found a reason to abandon the "old way" of racking the slide - that is, gripping the cocking serrations between the thumb and the side of the index finger and using a pushing motion of the frame against the slide. It has always been more natural and feels much stronger to me tha...
by Hand and Steel
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Carry / 2nd Amendment
Topic: Ridiculous case in Virginia
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: Ridiculous case in Virginia

References to Zhao’s nationality, echoes of the 2007 mass shooting at Tech and more recent national immigration debates have swirled around rumors of weapons stockpiles and warnings that students should stay away from large lectures. Racist much? Tech was shot up in 2007 by a student of Korean (not...
by Hand and Steel
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Lighter Side
Topic: Ankle Carry... On Your Head.
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Ankle Carry... On Your Head.

samuelrp wrote:This guy is a nut.


He's been running for president since 88. His platform includes mandatory tooth brushing laws and free ponies for everyone. He's run on both democratic and republican ballots.
by Hand and Steel
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Lighter Side
Topic: Ankle Carry... On Your Head.
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Ankle Carry... On Your Head.

Pay close attention to the fact that he is carrying a pistol. On his boot. On his head.

by Hand and Steel
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Commercial Ammunition
Topic: .22 @ $0.05 per round
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: .22 @ $0.05 per round

Nathan wrote: I went to Basic Training at McClellan.


Didn't know you were ever in the military.
by Hand and Steel
Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Carry Guns
Topic: Hi-Power Discontinued
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Re: Hi-Power Discontinued

The $3500 price tag might have something to do with it. See, I think just the opposite. Many don't mind dropping thousands on a good gun. I didn't hesitate to drop $4,500 on my Titan because they took an old concept (1911) and gave it updated features (double stack 10mm) in a hand built quality gun...
by Hand and Steel
Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Carry Guns
Topic: Hi-Power Discontinued
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Re: Hi-Power Discontinued

Stoble wrote:With all the guns offered these days, I don't know anybody that carries a Hi-Power.


I know a few guys who still carry a Hi-Power. Good general purpose guns.
by Hand and Steel
Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Structural Security
Topic: Winchester® Defender Tactical Safes
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: Winchester® Defender Tactical Safes

Guess nobody has any experience with these... Sorry I can't be of any help.
by Hand and Steel
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Carry Guns
Topic: Hi-Power Discontinued
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Re: Hi-Power Discontinued

from a personal standpoint, this sucks . I can remember when I was around 12 years old or so, my biggest struggle was trying to decide if I would one day carry the Browning Hi-Power or the 1911. I was leaning toward the 1911, but only because my grandfather had one. Deep down, despite my own denial...
by Hand and Steel
Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Carry Guns
Topic: Hi-Power Discontinued
Replies: 8
Views: 315

Hi-Power Discontinued

It seems that FN Herstal has completed its last run of Browning Hi-Powers / P35s and the line is now discontinued. The reasoning reportedly given is that the Hi-Power apparently is not selling as well as it used to. Personally I just can't see that rationale being correct (in North America at least)...
by Hand and Steel
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: CCW Tech
Topic: Sleeve guns???
Replies: 12
Views: 450

Re: Sleeve guns???

If you just want a concealed backup pistol but it doesn't have to be on your arm, Yankee has it right with ankle carry. I assume you are uniformed security so a shoulder holster or crossdraw couldn't be concealed and are therefore effectively non-options. The knife clipped into a wristband trick is ...
by Hand and Steel
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: CCW Tech
Topic: Sleeve guns???
Replies: 12
Views: 450

Re: Sleeve guns???

Here are the reasons you won't find too many people hiding a gun up their sleeve. It's hard to conceal something the size of a gun, even a very small one, up a sleeve with everything except a very heavy coat - it prints too much. Any holster on your arm will move around under the weight of a gun, or...
by Hand and Steel
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Holster Tech
Topic: TTGunleather
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Re: TTGunleather

That's really exceptional. I'll check out his products just on the basis of his kindness there.
by Hand and Steel
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Carry / 2nd Amendment
Topic: OC
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Re: OC

Like most everyone on this forum, I keep it concealed most of the time. The only times I have open carried in public have been in very high heat when a cover garment wasn't practical and IWB (my preferred method) would have meant a sweat covered gun at the end of the day. I can think of only one &qu...
by Hand and Steel
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Lighter Side
Topic: Some things just get better with time
Replies: 8
Views: 329

Some things just get better with time



I remember seeing this back in 06 when YouTube was new, and still cool.

Still just as hilariously bad as back then.

Kudos if you can make it all the way through.
by Hand and Steel
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Defensive Incidents
Topic: Mass shooting in Texas Church stopped by armed citizen
Replies: 8
Views: 278

Re: Mass shooting in Texas Church stopped by armed citizen

Ohio9 wrote:Also this brings up an interesting question. If a mass shooting was taking place next to your house, would you get involved or simply stand by and be ready to defend your home?


All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.
by Hand and Steel
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Scatterguns, Rifles & Non-carry Handguns
Topic: Bye bye Bump-Fire
Replies: 5
Views: 481

Re: Bye bye Bump-Fire

hkguy wrote:there are too many things about this whole terrible situation not adding up at all.


There always are. Time will tell where it leads.
by Hand and Steel
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Scatterguns, Rifles & Non-carry Handguns
Topic: Help me wiff my maff.
Replies: 6
Views: 365

Re: Help me wiff my maff.

I'm not thinking so much of the weight of the projectile directly causing faster drop so much as the increased weight decreasing forward velocity so that it would take longer for the projectile to reach the target, therefore increasing the amount of time in which the projectile could drop. I could b...
by Hand and Steel
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Scatterguns, Rifles & Non-carry Handguns
Topic: Help me wiff my maff.
Replies: 6
Views: 365

Re: Help me wiff my maff.

You fire it so fast that it continues in a straight line while the Earth curves away and everything is a miss high. You would almost need to slow it down a little to let the projectile match the drop along the sphere. Would gravity have much of an impact on curvature? And couldn't you conceivably d...
by Hand and Steel
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Scatterguns, Rifles & Non-carry Handguns
Topic: Help me wiff my maff.
Replies: 6
Views: 365

Re: Help me wiff my maff.

Does the railgun take Glock mags?
by Hand and Steel
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Commercial Ammunition
Topic: 9mm NATO ammo
Replies: 7
Views: 681

Re: 9mm NATO ammo

Tye wrote:Perhaps you can tell I'm now officially a CZ (hammer fired versions) fanboy.


CZ handguns should come with an addiction warning.
by Hand and Steel
Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Carry Guns
Topic: Dallas PD finds Sig 320 unfit for duty
Replies: 32
Views: 1510

Re: Dallas PD finds Sig 320 unfit for duty

i find it rather comical that everyone is losing their proverbial shit over this and are fine with rifles with free floating firing pins that exhibit the same defect. Why I never keep a round chambered in a rifle. The "tactical expert extreme operators" can bitch all they want, and I don'...
by Hand and Steel
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Carry / 2nd Amendment
Topic: Singer refuses to disarm, cancels show
Replies: 3
Views: 506

Re: Singer refuses to disarm, cancels show

So glad there were never metal detectors anywhere I worked.
by Hand and Steel
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Carry Guns
Topic: GOOD DA trigger!
Replies: 20
Views: 1087

Re: GOOD DA trigger!

Do you think it's too big to pocket carry? I think that in a Wrangler cowboy cut jeans pocket (like you, that's what I wear most days), with a pocket holster, it would qualify for a "yes" for me . Can't say whether it would work for you or not, but I suspect that it would be slightly too ...

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