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Old 01-27-2008, 12:03 PM   #201
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I just bought a couple of Chip McCormick magazines...
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As for the "crayon mod" on the glock. I like it but decided to go for a better, durable look as the crayon starts fading after a few hundred rounds. I'll probably use an ink pen or nail polish.
Most definitely. What I did was a quick job just for giggles. I will be doing it more permanent when I get around to it.


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Old 01-27-2008, 12:11 PM   #203
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I don't know why but I <3 this gun... http://www.hecklerkoch-usa.com/usp_expert_general.html
Too bad if I remember right, you have to be 21 to buy handguns
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Old 01-27-2008, 12:13 PM   #204
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USP's are overpriced and overrated IMO.
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I don't know why but I <3 this gun... http://www.hecklerkoch-usa.com/usp_expert_general.html
Too bad if I remember right, you have to be 21 to buy handguns
I dont know about your locate statues but in FL its perfectly legal for someone over 18 to purchase a handgun from a Private party seller.
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Does anyone here own a Beretta M9? I have an airsoft one at home which I like very much! Just wondering how good the real thing is.

California gets all the crappy laws
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Old 01-27-2008, 12:23 PM   #207
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I dont know about your locate statues but in FL its perfectly legal for someone over 18 to purchase a handgun from a Private party seller.
21 in the Peoples Republic of Kalifornia.
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you can be 18 in commifornia if it's an intrafamilial transfer.
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Does anyone here own a Beretta M9? I have an airsoft one at home which I like very much! Just wondering how good the real thing is.

California gets all the crappy laws

Well, I don't own one, but have held them, and while they "work", I can't say there aren't better options. It just seemed like a REALLY big pistol for a hi-cap 9mm. Take a look at a Browning Hi Power, Glock 21, or Sig if you are looking for a quality 9mm, with a "get the job done" attitude. Why add lots of bulk/size if it's not needed? Just my YMMV.
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Anyone here have a HK P7? That pistol is so sexy
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:40 PM   #211
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Question for all you CCW's

What kind of ammo do you use for carry?

Lately i've been using either Speer Gold Dot or federal hydra-shok.


What bout you?
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:41 PM   #212
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I dont have my CCW license
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:42 PM   #213
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:43 PM   #214
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Take a box of 50-100 of each that you like, and with a cold gun for each type, run all the rounds through in a session. See which has less problems feeding, extracting, etc.. If they are all equal, flip a coin.

Also, try each type of round while "limp wristing" the gun, shooting lefty, and using a finger other than your index to see which is more tolerant (in combination with your recoil spring, etc..) since a stress shoot situation may not be ideal shooting technique.
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:46 PM   #215
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+1 Ranger

I used to use Gold Dot and Federal. Ranger suits me best.
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:46 PM   #216
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BTW, here is the app form for CA...I would strike out on question 8

http://www.sdsheriff.net/mgt_serv/li..._download.html
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Really?

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8. List all traffic violations (moving violations only) and motor vehicle accidents you have
had in the last five years. (Use additional pages if necessary.)
How bad can you be?

Are you considering using additional pages?
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:56 PM   #218
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Really?

8. List all traffic violations (moving violations only) and motor vehicle accidents you have
had in the last five years. (Use additional pages if necessary.)
3 speeding tickets...
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Old 03-25-2008, 10:59 PM   #219
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Unless you have a crapload of DUIs, moving infractions (spaced out) are okay on the app. Your good cause must be rock solid though. Riverside county issues permits but the wait time is long and they have given headaches to people in the past (meaning, while they do issue, you have to be very proactive).
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Old 03-25-2008, 11:02 PM   #220
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Unless you have a crapload of DUIs, moving infractions (spaced out) are okay on the app. Your good cause must be rock solid though. Riverside county issues permits but the wait time is long and they have given headaches to people in the past (meaning, while they do issue, you have to be very proactive).
So what are some legit reasons? I'm in IT so I was thinking of putting down the fact that I work late nights and weekends Not sure if thats solid enough...

Do they do an interview? If not, maybe I should just "embellish" a bit?
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3 speeding tickets...

I see that Type Shit ain't helpin' ya at all Joe.

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Old 03-25-2008, 11:11 PM   #222
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I see that Type Shit ain't helpin' ya at all Joe.

meh...I got 2 in the TSX, one in that shitbox called the Type S...

Sure glad I have a V1!
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meh...I got 2 in the TSX, one in that shitbox called the Type S...

Sure glad I have a V1!



Finally you use the emote.

Hallelujah!
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Old 03-25-2008, 11:14 PM   #224
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Finally you use the emote.

Hallelujah!
I gives the peoples what they wants
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Well, I don't own one, but have held them, and while they "work", I can't say there aren't better options. It just seemed like a REALLY big pistol for a hi-cap 9mm. Take a look at a Browning Hi Power, Glock 21, or Sig if you are looking for a quality 9mm, with a "get the job done" attitude. Why add lots of bulk/size if it's not needed? Just my YMMV.
+1. M9's are huge. They are reliable and solid guns though. They have an external hammer, decocker, a lot of the classic features.

On a Glock, the safety is your finger.

Just FYI, the Glock 21 is a .45 ACP. If you want 9mm, its either the Glock 17 (service size), G19 (compact size. IMO the best 9mm polymer pistol around), or G26 (subcompact 3" barrel).
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So what are some legit reasons? I'm in IT so I was thinking of putting down the fact that I work late nights and weekends Not sure if thats solid enough...

Do they do an interview? If not, maybe I should just "embellish" a bit?
Remember, lying on an application is a crime (and they do check thoroughly). With that said...

If you transport large amounts of equipment, cash, have previous attempts of assault on you, etc. You have good cause. If your good cause is work related, your work will have to write a formal statement to the sheriff saying so.

Yes, Riverside county does interviews.
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On a different note how often do you guys clean you weapons??


I do it after every range trip. I feel like cleaning is half the fun
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Usually just to get the blood and bone fragments off the muzzle and slide.
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Usually just to get the blood and bone fragments off the muzzle and slide.


in all seriousness, close range shooting killing I mean is nasty...

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On a different note how often do you guys clean you weapons??


I do it after every range trip. I feel like cleaning is half the fun
After each range trip too. It's terribly fun to clean.
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Remember, lying on an application is a crime (and they do check thoroughly). With that said...

If you transport large amounts of equipment, cash, have previous attempts of assault on you, etc. You have good cause. If your good cause is work related, your work will have to write a formal statement to the sheriff saying so.

Yes, Riverside county does interviews.
Yea I figured. I dont have any legit reasons then...bummer...

Anyone want to assult me?
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On a different note how often do you guys clean you weapons??


I do it after every range trip. I feel like cleaning is half the fun
I use a boresnake on what I bring and do a full strip down about every 3rd trip.
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Yea I figured. I dont have any legit reasons then...bummer...

Anyone want to assult me?



That application looks horrid. So glad i dont live in peoples republic
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Old 03-26-2008, 11:23 AM   #233
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i stated i wanted my CCW for self defense. Although i live in PA, its really not hard to get a permit out here.
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Yea I figured. I dont have any legit reasons then...bummer...

Anyone want to assult me?
at least get a utah ccw. it's not good here in kommiefornia, but is good in 30 states. it's easy to get because it's non-resident and shall-issue. go to bci.utah.gov
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picked up my utah ccw late last year, it's the best i can do right now living in LA Kounty. it'll be fun breathing free air and packing heat during my road trip to yellowstone later this year.

been on the prowl for a DLC PM9.
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Yes, UT and FL permits are a must-get. I use them a lot for traveling. I'll actually be using it this weekend while in Vegas.
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+1 Ranger

I used to use Gold Dot and Federal. Ranger suits me best.

I have bags of 9mm and .45 Ranger SXT (LE only) in my garage...



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I have bags of 9mm and .45 Ranger SXT (LE only) in my garage...



Bags, huh? Wanna sell some? I need some .45........

edit: Are those tips black? You still have the "old" ones floating around?
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They are black, and were referred to as Black Talon rounds.

Lemme count how much I have.

BTW, they explode rabbits. Seriously explode them.
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Funny how back in the day, black talons were called cop-killers. Then all Win did was take them off the market and made the bullet brass... then the politicians rejoiced.
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