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Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-13-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,327
Posted By Late2Prep
Capable? Or "ideal"? My 10/22 is...

Capable?

Or "ideal"?

My 10/22 is capable for defense use, not ideal.
The AR is capable for defense, but not ideal.
I can choose situations where one is better than the other.

The...
Forum: Rifle Forum 10-18-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By Late2Prep
The best I have found in manuals and online...

The best I have found in manuals and online almost duplicates the 7.62x39.
At best this is still not a 400y deer/antelope gun.
Forum: Rifle Forum 10-08-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By Late2Prep
Yes literally taking the barrel off. The upper...

Yes literally taking the barrel off. The upper and forend are camo'd to match the lower assembly. When I get another .300 barrel, it will be lighter. With the exception of the barrel, the gun is set...
Forum: Rifle Forum 10-07-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By Late2Prep
Actually the biggest reason was to get more punch...

Actually the biggest reason was to get more punch and range out of the AR that I have. A friend wants the BO barrel so that covers part of the cost of the new barrel. I already have two good bolt...
Forum: Rifle Forum 10-06-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By Late2Prep
Ok? What rifle is appropriate? In this...

Ok? What rifle is appropriate?

In this case, I already have the AR, its light and doesn't beat me up.
I can assemble a myself, only the cost of a barrel, bolt head and ammunition (reloading...
Forum: Rifle Forum 10-06-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By Late2Prep
The Grendel was on the short list for several...

The Grendel was on the short list for several reasons, picking up a 6.5 Swede has been a consideration. But the 6.8 also has its points as I already load for the .270 Win.

I don't mind adding...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-05-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,508
Posted By Late2Prep
We moved a while back, a lot of stuff hit ebay, a...

We moved a while back, a lot of stuff hit ebay, a garage sale or the dumpster.

The practical stuff came with us, the fluff and junk went away, mostly.
A lot of what went away were things that I...
Forum: Rifle Forum 10-05-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By Late2Prep
Changing AR barrels/cartridges.

Sitting out waiting for the deer to walk by, I had brought the .300BO with me.

The handful of does that I saw were at the limit of my ability with the BO, and not legal for me, too bad the kids...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 10-01-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,418
Posted By Late2Prep
The original intent of the post was to get people...

The original intent of the post was to get people to think about what works to keep food on the table, where they are and under reasonably normal conditions.
Figuring out what you use, actually...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-27-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,418
Posted By Late2Prep
How many guns do you need to keep your family fed?

No this isn't a "you only need" thread.

A couple of us got to talking the other day.
And we eventually got to talking about hunting, here, over there and where each of us grew up.

We...
Forum: Rifle Forum 09-27-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Late2Prep
Burris Zee rings...

Burris Zee rings...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-22-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,343
Posted By Late2Prep
Won't go bad per se, but you will need to...

Won't go bad per se, but you will need to separate the lead from the zinc weights.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-22-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,920
Posted By Late2Prep
CZ 527 ...

CZ 527

https://cz-usa.com/product/cz-527-carbine-223-rem/
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 09-21-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,941
Posted By Late2Prep
No excuse? We put in for antelope, deer and elk...

No excuse? We put in for antelope, deer and elk this spring. We only got the deer tags.
That's a two thirds of the yearly meat denied by the state.

Driving hundreds of miles for the "limit" of...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-21-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Late2Prep
Does a Marlin .32-20 count? Every time I...

Does a Marlin .32-20 count?

Every time I took the .357, I didn't see anything.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 09-15-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By Late2Prep
.32 auto is a handy trail gun for making a nice...

.32 auto is a handy trail gun for making a nice meal out of rabbits and grouse.

There have been a couple of good posts here on the .32.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-04-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,906
Posted By Late2Prep
Read the notice yesterday and stopped by a local...

Read the notice yesterday and stopped by a local gun shop.
Chatted with one of the sons, family owned business, and asked if they would be raising prices because of Walmart.

He looked at me kinda...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 08-29-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,929
Posted By Late2Prep
Couple of months back I let my 23 go, not because...

Couple of months back I let my 23 go, not because I wanted a 9mm but because I wanted to put a light under it and it was a Gen2.

Right now I am debating on 23 or 27.

If I lived where animals...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-28-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,385
Posted By Late2Prep
I am not a fan of the forward mounted scope but...

I am not a fan of the forward mounted scope but the rest of the rifle makes sense even today.

During a period of broke, Whirlibird loaned me a little Remingtom 660 .308 that was a pseudo-scout....
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 08-25-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By Late2Prep
Maybe no one has an answer because it's the wrong...

Maybe no one has an answer because it's the wrong question.

Why don't I carry a 9mm that holds 19 rounds? Because I shoot and conceal the 8 round gun better.

Why do I carry a 10'ish pound BOB?...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 08-24-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By Late2Prep
Why would you carry AP ammo? Are all the bad...

Why would you carry AP ammo?
Are all the bad guys in Idaho suddenly wearing Kevlar?
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-24-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By Late2Prep
200 total metallic? Including reloading...

200 total metallic?
Including reloading potential?
Skip new calibers.

Maximize the potential of the M76 and the scatterguns.
Get your advanced licenses and work from there.

I loaded a...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-22-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By Late2Prep
Just looked at some of the Spanish gun laws. ...

Just looked at some of the Spanish gun laws.
Only 200 rounds of rifle ammo and 100 handgun in your possession? 1000 rounds a year?

Looking at the restrictions, I would like to say that having an...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-22-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,385
Posted By Late2Prep
I don't understand. How can a concept be...

I don't understand.

How can a concept be outdated?

The Scout was supposed to be a grab and go option for most circumstances.
Not a target gun, not a true fighting rifle, but it could do...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-21-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Posted By Late2Prep
There was a recent comment on the AKOU about the...

There was a recent comment on the AKOU about the excellent quality/accuracy of the Barnaul ammunition.

The older I get, the more generalized and short range I get.
But the Ak/round I just can't...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 08-17-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,450
Posted By Late2Prep
I look at that and think pressure cooker. We...

I look at that and think pressure cooker.

We have been looking at converting a bus into an RV. Not as "stealthy", but we can use it to visit the kids and snowbird.

And if the S does HTF, well...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 08-10-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,795
Posted By Late2Prep
Went back to a 1911 from a G23. The only hi...

Went back to a 1911 from a G23.

The only hi capacity pistols I shoot as well as the 1911 are the Beretta 92 and the CZ75.

How many bullets are onboard is less important than my ability to...
Forum: Rifle Forum 08-08-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,051
Posted By Late2Prep
Got any data to support that armor comment? ...

Got any data to support that armor comment?

Few tangible benefits? Like having the ability to legally hunt big game with the same rifle that you use for defense pre-SHTF?
Like being able to find...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-06-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,018
Posted By Late2Prep
Depends on where I am going. 90% of the...

Depends on where I am going.

90% of the time, a 10-22 resides well hidden, for emergencies.

The rest of the time, it's my CCW.

The exception is during hunting season, when a rifle is added....
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-06-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,568
Posted By Late2Prep
I literally said the 'one more box' to...

I literally said the 'one more box' to whirlibird, he's a friend.

The funny part, we were going over this at his reloading bench.

We had discussed the French resistance and what they had to...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 08-05-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By Late2Prep
How many non-military and non-Law Enforcement...

How many non-military and non-Law Enforcement shootings were decided by a quick reload?

Cause I can't find any.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 08-04-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,826
Posted By Late2Prep
Had a SR22, excellent little gun. Couldn't get...

Had a SR22, excellent little gun. Couldn't get used to the backwards safety.
But once it ran in, it would work with anything.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 07-29-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,399
Posted By Late2Prep
Prepping brass. Spent a couple of hours...

Prepping brass.
Spent a couple of hours yesterday making .300BO and 8mm Mauser brass inbetween coats of stain.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 07-26-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,916
Posted By Late2Prep
First looking to 2020, there's only one option...

First looking to 2020, there's only one option and it ain't one of the socialists.
2022 and 2024, now there's the ones that concern me.
Once the anti's have had time to fully get together, it's...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 07-23-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,110
Posted By Late2Prep
The 10/22 is good but doesn't fit everyone's...

The 10/22 is good but doesn't fit everyone's needs or fit them even in some cases.

In the pump action category, the Remington 121 and 572 are my top choices. The 121 is trim and classic, the 572...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 07-19-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,348
Posted By Late2Prep
Personally, I think Smith made a serious mistake...

Personally, I think Smith made a serious mistake when they dropped the 3906, 6906 and 5906. The 4506 also but you can't keep everything.

A 469 was my first carry gun, battered and borrowed, it was...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 07-18-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Late2Prep
The 16" comment was made because so many people...

The 16" comment was made because so many people seem to think that a short barrel Blackout can do everything that a longer barrel can.

I'm really fond of the BO round, in this barrel length, my...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 07-16-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Late2Prep
A bad day shooting showed a couple of things.

Haven't been out for a while and having made a few changes to the AR's, it seemed like a good day to get out and shoot. (Last Sunday)

Started out and couldn't get the .223 to settle down, the gun...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 07-12-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,462
Posted By Late2Prep
For hunting, 18-20". The more velocity, the...

For hunting, 18-20".

The more velocity, the more effective.
Seems to work nicely on deer and antelope around here.
Probably gonna work just fine for defense if needed also.

I don't resemble...
Forum: Rifle Forum 07-04-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,531
Posted By Late2Prep
Legality of the .30 Carbine for deer is...

Legality of the .30 Carbine for deer is questionable many places.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 07-03-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,462
Posted By Late2Prep
Only one? The .223. I like an 18-20" barrel,...

Only one?
The .223.
I like an 18-20" barrel, Wylde chamber, 1/7".
Deer and antelope have fallen to 75gr loads, and they have been extremely accurate.

When I wanted something different, for...
Forum: Rifle Forum 06-26-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Late2Prep
That was intentional, he's on here also. And...

That was intentional, he's on here also.
And looking at how much he's gotten me to spend in the last year, I have considered it.
Granted it's nothing compared to the free work he's done for us,...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 06-26-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,538
Posted By Late2Prep
Well that was an interesting derail.

Well that was an interesting derail.
Forum: Rifle Forum 06-26-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Late2Prep
Really happy with my barrel from: ...

Really happy with my barrel from:
https://www.300-blackoutupper.com/

The pistol length gas system normally is used because of the limited amount of gas involved and dwell time. Don't worry about...
Forum: Rifle Forum 06-24-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Late2Prep
During the last shortage, the local shops were...

During the last shortage, the local shops were able to get 6.8 ammo unlike 6.5, .223 or .308.
Just something to consider.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 06-19-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,797
Posted By Late2Prep
That's funny in hindsight, I had a Detective...

That's funny in hindsight, I had a Detective Special .32 that I literally ended up giving away to s friends aunt about 20 years ago. No one wanted it because it was a .32.

I was considering...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 06-18-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,797
Posted By Late2Prep
How about a Colt Agent or Cobra in .32?

How about a Colt Agent or Cobra in .32?
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 06-17-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,563
Posted By Late2Prep
Better? For me the answer is more options. So...

Better?
For me the answer is more options. So many possible power levels and bullet options in factory ammo. Then there's handloads.

The bigger bores require bigger guns. There is little a good...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 06-17-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,538
Posted By Late2Prep
And that's fine, whatever floats their boat. ...

And that's fine, whatever floats their boat.

This wasn't some what's best for everyone, AK vs AR question, it came to me after looking at my 1911 and I was thinking about what all I had before...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 06-17-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,797
Posted By Late2Prep
Had one of the Manurhin (Walther) PP's .32's back...

Had one of the Manurhin (Walther) PP's .32's back when they were first surplused out of some French or German police agency. Had a friend cut in an MMC adjustable rear sight.
Talk about a civilized...
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