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Gun Talk Radio 12/18/11
Gun Talk Radio ^ | 12/18/11 | Tom Gresham

Posted on 12/18/2011 5:09:48 PM PST by mylife

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11/18/11~~07:00 CST

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All-Author Day - This Week on Gun Talk Radio

Mandeville, LA – It’s an all-author day this week on Tom Gresham's Gun Talk (R) Radio, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports.

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, author of On Killing and On Combat, is an “internationally recognized scholar, author, soldier, and speaker who is one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime.” His latest project, done with the USCAA, is a series of DVDs titled “The Bulletproof Mind”. Find out more on Grossman at www.killology.com, and find the DVD set at www.getbulletproofmind.com.

Stephen Hunter continues to excite both the action fiction world and the firearms world with his latest novel, Soft Target. “Soft Target plunges deep into the world of high-level national security and confronts one extreme, frightening possibility—a major terrorist attack on thousands of unarmed, unaware civilians at the largest mall in the country on the biggest shopping day of the year.” Read more about Hunter and his other novels at http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Stephen-Hunter/1485163.

Handgun Combatives, written by Dave Spaulding, is now available in its Second Edition. Spaulding, Law Officer Trainer of the Year in 2010, also offers courses in combative firearms training.“We must all be active participants in our own rescue,” says Spaulding. Find out more on Spaulding and his combat courses at http://handguncombatives.com/.

1 posted on 12/18/2011 5:09:55 PM PST by mylife
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To: MaxMax; 50cal Smokepole; Randy Larsen; lolhelp; waterhill; Clint N. Suhks; Envisioning; ...

Pow!!


2 posted on 12/18/2011 5:10:43 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: All

FReepmail to get On/Off the Gun Talk Pinglist


3 posted on 12/18/2011 5:11:49 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

4 posted on 12/18/2011 5:12:39 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: mylife

Checking in POW


5 posted on 12/18/2011 5:13:11 PM PST by davetex (All my weapons got melted by a NASA space pod!!)
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To: smokingfrog

Punky see, Punky do?


6 posted on 12/18/2011 5:13:46 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: davetex

Howdy.


7 posted on 12/18/2011 5:14:31 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: smokingfrog

I loved Perry’s response in the debate on F&F.

“If my AG said he knew nothing, he would be fired”


8 posted on 12/18/2011 5:17:44 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: davetex

Had a weird experience today.
I was headed to the store, backed out of the drive way and saw somebody low to the ground in my yard.

I freaked. WTF? I flew back into the driveway pistol at the ready and yelled Hey!

At that moment I realized it was the new neighbor and I saw he was retrieving a small dog.

Red alert off.. I apologized for being aggressive and told the guy I didnt realize it was him and that he was retrieving the dog, all the while scritching the pups ears.

LoL!

The fellow seems nice enough and he is training the pup for hunting, she just wanted to see my pup.

Heck of a way to introduce myself.


9 posted on 12/18/2011 5:27:03 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Hey, at least you were alert!!

You just never know anymore. There were some home invasions up in Georgetown last week. In an upscale area.


10 posted on 12/18/2011 5:31:36 PM PST by davetex (All my weapons got melted by a NASA space pod!!)
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To: smokingfrog; mylife

I’m going to try to get to the range next week to zero my new (to me) Eotech. I’ll put it on the M&P 15.

That leaves me with an extra Vortex Strikefire if anyone is interested.


11 posted on 12/18/2011 5:34:18 PM PST by davetex (All my weapons got melted by a NASA space pod!!)
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To: davetex

It was weird cuz he was down low by the fence.

What I didnt realize was that he was low because he was holding the dog, which I did not see.

The guy must think I am an ass, but I never uncovered, so no harm no foul.


12 posted on 12/18/2011 5:34:38 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: davetex

I think you’ll like that EOtech.

I am set for scopes at the moment.


13 posted on 12/18/2011 5:36:58 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Went Saturday to my ccw renewal class. 4 hours with about one hour on the range (indoor) for about 35 students. We shot 3, 5 & 7 yds at sillouette paper with orders to hit center-mass inside the lines. You’d be amazed the number of folks who had to re-shoot due to poor target control...... and this was a renewal class. Criminals in my neck of the woods can rest a little easier.


14 posted on 12/18/2011 5:39:40 PM PST by umgud
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To: santa

Dear Santa

All I want for Christmas is an AR10.


15 posted on 12/18/2011 5:40:49 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich: Abraham Lincoln)
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To: davetex
That leaves me with an extra Vortex Strikefire

Now you'll have to buy another gun to put under it!

16 posted on 12/18/2011 5:41:14 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife
At least you didn't tell him to "Get off my lawn".

No harm, no foul.


17 posted on 12/18/2011 5:41:57 PM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: Clint N. Suhks; mylife

Yea, maybe an AR 10 too.


18 posted on 12/18/2011 5:42:53 PM PST by davetex (All my weapons got melted by a NASA space pod!!)
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To: mylife; All

Thoughts on the .327?


19 posted on 12/18/2011 5:44:32 PM PST by waterhill (In Nomeni Patri Et Fili Spiritus Sancti.)
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To: umgud

LoL!
The first time I went, the line was crowded and there was a young gal like 1.5 foot to the right of me.
I felt uneasy bringing the fire arm to bear with her so close to the weapon.

I missed the first shot at 3 yds LoL

I settled in after that and placed them all.


20 posted on 12/18/2011 5:44:50 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: deoetdoctrinae

LoL!


21 posted on 12/18/2011 5:45:44 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: umgud

I’m betting you did it without a “do-over”, am I right?


22 posted on 12/18/2011 5:45:44 PM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: mylife

Greetings mylife and the rest of y’all

Picked up a slug barrel for the Mossberg a few weeks back from a guy at work cheep :-) Hope to get it installed over the Christmas holidays.

Regards

alfa6 ;>}


23 posted on 12/18/2011 5:46:07 PM PST by alfa6
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To: waterhill

I am unfamiliar with it, but have heard positive things.

My only concern would be availability and price of ammo


24 posted on 12/18/2011 5:48:06 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: alfa6

Howdy Alfa!
Going deer hunting?


25 posted on 12/18/2011 5:49:29 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: waterhill

They say it delivers more energy than a .357 but in a compact revolver.

Sounds good.


26 posted on 12/18/2011 5:50:55 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

I seem to get into things like 10mm, 308ME and such. I love me some 308ME though. Flat and fast!


27 posted on 12/18/2011 5:55:04 PM PST by waterhill (In Nomeni Patri Et Fili Spiritus Sancti.)
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To: deoetdoctrinae; mylife

Yeah, I made it without a do-over, but I think I know why so many failed........ This felt like the coldest place on earth. To combat lead issues, they had a ventilation system akin to a wind tunnel that bounced the hanging targets and pumped mountains of very cold outside air all over us poor shooters. Most of us had the shakes.


28 posted on 12/18/2011 5:55:37 PM PST by umgud
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To: mylife

Maybe next year, I figure with a slug barrel I have a good all round home defense gun. Ought to be able to deal with threats out to about 100 yards, not that I have that much range in all directions.

Loaded with #4 for close in work at the moment but the 28” barrel now on it is less than ideal for around the house.

Regards

alfa6 ;;}


29 posted on 12/18/2011 5:58:01 PM PST by alfa6
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To: waterhill

.308ME?


30 posted on 12/18/2011 5:58:26 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: umgud

It wakes you up to shoot under conditions that you wouldn’t normally shoot in.


31 posted on 12/18/2011 6:00:39 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: waterhill

My Brother is house sitting for my Aunt, My Uncle just died and she went to Minnysota to spend Christmas with her daughter.

Any How.. My Uncle was a butcher and bro says he has a 220vdc industrial meat grinder along with a ton of other stuff of the trade.

We immediately thought Feral hog snausage!


32 posted on 12/18/2011 6:13:06 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: waterhill

Have you shot any hogs with the ME?


33 posted on 12/18/2011 6:15:04 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: alfa6

Oh, I would leave on the smoothbore for home defense.


34 posted on 12/18/2011 6:16:40 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: alfa6

Oh, I would leave on the smoothbore for home defense.

The length is an issue though.


35 posted on 12/18/2011 6:17:42 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

SOFT TARGET

It’s Black Friday and America’s biggest mall is jammed with 10,000 shoppers — and 12 terrorists. In Soft Target, the new thriller by Pulitzer Prize (for film criticism) winner Stephen Hunter, just three men stand between certain death for the shoppers and any hope at rescue. There’s Ray Cruz, a former Marine sniper who’s one of the hundreds of shoppers trapped in the mall. He’s got a plan for turning the tables on the terrorists, but he doesn’t have a gun. Outside the mall, FBI agent Dave McElroy has a gun, but his superiors have tied his hands; all he can do is watch as the terrorists put their deadly plan into action. Also outside is State Police Commandant Douglas Obodo, in charge of negotiating with the terrorists. He’s determined to resolve the situation peacefully, but the gunmen have other plans — ones that involve as many dead bodies as possible.


36 posted on 12/18/2011 6:23:14 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

Sounds like a good read.

This is an interesting program.


37 posted on 12/18/2011 6:26:40 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Well we will see how it works out. I need to clean up the finish a bit. Will have some pics in a few weeks I hope.

Have to sign off as 0400 will be here all to soon, take care and a Merry Christmas to you and all the denizens of the Gun Talk thread.

Best Regards

alfa6 ;>}


38 posted on 12/18/2011 6:28:34 PM PST by alfa6
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To: smokingfrog

LOL. I was on line a couple of hours ago to my local library, putting that book on reserve. Really like his writing.


39 posted on 12/18/2011 6:28:34 PM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: mylife
I saw a thread here this morning, about how Ruger has come out with a .22 in their LCR series. If some shops drop the price after it has been out a while, I might consider one for my wife. She doesn't really like the trigger pull on either of my .38s.

I handled the LCR in .38 at a sporting goods store yesterday, and really liked the way Ruger made a DAO revolver with a smooth acceptable trigger. With the concealed hammer, my wife wouldn't have to worry about snagging it in that massive cave she calls a purse!

I know the .22 isn't major firepower, but standing in the path of 8 rounds of .22HP still ain't on my "to do" list.


40 posted on 12/18/2011 6:30:08 PM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: mylife

I’m low speed - high drag.


41 posted on 12/18/2011 6:34:26 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: alfa6
Merry Christmas to you too.


42 posted on 12/18/2011 6:35:03 PM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: alfa6

Merry Christmas Alfa!

I get to sleep in til 5:30, then I go on holiday break Tues.


43 posted on 12/18/2011 6:35:58 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: deoetdoctrinae

I put 50 rounds through a 38spl version a while back. It’s so light, the recoil stings your hand after a while.


44 posted on 12/18/2011 6:36:41 PM PST by Professional Engineer (Never Again! Except for the next time.)
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To: deoetdoctrinae

I hear good things about that Ruger DA trigger.


45 posted on 12/18/2011 6:38:11 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: umgud

If you don’t mind my asking, what were the time/shot placement requirements for the range portion of the renewal?

We don’t have range tests for CC where I live, and I’ve always wondered what a test would consist of: how many shots, how quickly, inside how big a diameter?

Thanks.


46 posted on 12/18/2011 6:38:53 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Professional Engineer

They sting like hell with 158 grain semi wad cutters!


47 posted on 12/18/2011 6:43:02 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: alfa6

G’night sir. I’m on vacation this week, so I’ll be going in bright and early tomorrow.

I get to hand out Christmas bonuses for the first time in 3 years!


48 posted on 12/18/2011 6:44:06 PM PST by Professional Engineer (Never Again! Except for the next time.)
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To: Professional Engineer; mylife

Yeah, at roughly 14 ounces, there’s gonna be a little kick involved. At least the quality grips they use helps a little.


49 posted on 12/18/2011 6:46:22 PM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: deoetdoctrinae
I know the .22 isn't major firepower, but standing in the path of 8 rounds of .22HP still ain't on my "to do" list.

I commented on that 22 LCR thread. Other than for cheap practise, I can't see any use for a 22lr snubbie. As for recoil for the wife, you might move at least up to a 22wmr snubbie. Lots of them out there and they pack a much bigger punch. You could get a 327magnum snubbie and run non-magnum 32's thru it. You could also get a 38pcl, which is pretty low recoil if not one of the +p's.

50 posted on 12/18/2011 6:48:02 PM PST by umgud
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