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Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,902
Posted By Disturbed70
I started doing this kinda thing about 30 years...

I started doing this kinda thing about 30 years ago. All of my mentors had been doing it for decades prior to that.

Nobody with any degree of knowledge, at all, was "throwing" strangers into a...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum Today, 10:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,902
Posted By Disturbed70
I'm still trying to wrap my head around a...

I'm still trying to wrap my head around a supposedly competent department "throwing" a bunch of guys together that had not worked together before, for livefire shoothouse runs. That has never been...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By Disturbed70
5.5in barrel in 5.56. Absolutely worthless. ...

5.5in barrel in 5.56.

Absolutely worthless.

Horrid ballistics, major concussion, major flash, receiver life probably close to 5k rounds, at anything above very slow fire, same barrel life. Made...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-17-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 794
Posted By Disturbed70
That's not quite how that works, but ok.

That's not quite how that works, but ok.
Forum: Shotgun Forum 01-17-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,657
Posted By Disturbed70
My department has DRMO, de-milled A1's that can...

My department has DRMO, de-milled A1's that can be issued. We also allow officers to use their personal rifles, as long as the rifles pass armorer inspection/approval, and as long as they qualify on...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 01-16-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,657
Posted By Disturbed70
Agree with all. Ref #5, I know of at least one...

Agree with all. Ref #5, I know of at least one incident where an officer skipped 15+ rounds from an AR under a car into a BG who had just killed his mother, a cop, and wounded three other cops. It...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 01-16-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By Disturbed70
The Omnivore by Blackhawk is a solid option. Much...

The Omnivore by Blackhawk is a solid option. Much better than the Serpa.

Phlster makes 1 or 2 universal fit holsters.
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-16-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 794
Posted By Disturbed70
Or...why would I buy a Saint, knowing Springfield...

Or...why would I buy a Saint, knowing Springfield has had numerous QC/QA issues, knowing they donated tens of thousands of dollars to ant-2A politicians, and knowing if I am smart, I can buy a...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 01-16-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,902
Posted By Disturbed70
If Col. Cooper is the God some folks make him out...

If Col. Cooper is the God some folks make him out to be, he'll understand that science advances. I talked to the man, more than once, along with two of his lead instructors (including one who went on...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 01-16-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,902
Posted By Disturbed70
Absolutely. After all, some haji in Iraq,...

Absolutely. After all, some haji in Iraq, shooting an unknown load out of an unknown gun is an excellent data point for the effectiveness of anything.

I guess the below article demonstrates the...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-16-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 794
Posted By Disturbed70
Almost every other manufacturer has inventory on...

Almost every other manufacturer has inventory on the shelves, courtesy of the Trump Slump. If you think that a new manufacturer is going to keep up with a run on ARs like during the last several...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-15-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,356
Posted By Disturbed70
The mag I keep in my rifle (first up) is a Magpul...

The mag I keep in my rifle (first up) is a Magpul D60. It's a pain to load, but has been flawless through 3000+ rounds. I know several "professionals" who run one with the same idea - as the initial...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 01-14-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,902
Posted By Disturbed70
Now google Jared Reston.

Now google Jared Reston.
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,060
Posted By Disturbed70
I've watched homeless dudes filter Aqua Velva...

I've watched homeless dudes filter Aqua Velva through bread slices, and slices of potato, before drinking it. Drunks are like any other addict - they'll always find a way.
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,315
Posted By Disturbed70
As a law-abiding white male, in his 40's with no...

As a law-abiding white male, in his 40's with no depression, living where I live, my odds of being killed by a gun are infinitesimal.

I get a bump because of my profession and where I work.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,482
Posted By Disturbed70
How do they generate revenue? Tickets? Let's take...

How do they generate revenue? Tickets? Let's take a metropolitan agency in my state - the city gets literally $2.83 from each ticket written. On my shift of 30+ officers, the highest number of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,482
Posted By Disturbed70
And about that Mayberry thing: 295644

And about that Mayberry thing:

295644
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,482
Posted By Disturbed70
295636 295638 295640 295642 ...

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295642


Nothing new under the sun...the police have always been "militarized," because they are a paramilitary organization.
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,742
Posted By Disturbed70
But if you listen to the exspurts here, you'll...

But if you listen to the exspurts here, you'll never need a gun beyond 7 yards.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-29-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,498
Posted By Disturbed70
I own a couple dozen lowers and lpks, made by...

I own a couple dozen lowers and lpks, made by manufacturers I wouldn't trust in rifles for me. They are purely there in case of another AWB, and the subsequent price-spike. Same same with a couple...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,482
Posted By Disturbed70
I didn't see Bill advocating for Prohibition v...

I didn't see Bill advocating for Prohibition v 2.0. Merely stating the fact that most our runs are generated by people who are under the influence, or trying to get that way. Prohibition doesn't...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,482
Posted By Disturbed70
Care to cite any historical examples of anarchy...

Care to cite any historical examples of anarchy that weren't characterized by rampant crime (putting aside the fact that nothing is a "crime" in anarchy)?

Anarchists are as stupid as Communists -...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,482
Posted By Disturbed70
I'm sure I could be talking about a lot of...

I'm sure I could be talking about a lot of Sheriffs, in a lot of states. LOL

My point was the love affair with SDs is often colored by ignorance of their dirty underbellies ;)
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,482
Posted By Disturbed70
If you think Sheriffs Departments aren't some of...

If you think Sheriffs Departments aren't some of the most corruptly political entities around, you are sorely mistaken.

In many parts of the country, Sheriffs can still fire everyone when they get...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-23-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 57,441
Posted By Disturbed70
I own a Larue OBR. It has been absolutely...

I own a Larue OBR. It has been absolutely reliable, and frighteningly accurate, in its intended role as a precision rifle. Not sure I'd pick it as a general purpose SHTF rifle.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-19-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Disturbed70
Sorry, I was in the middle of something when I...

Sorry, I was in the middle of something when I was typing that last reply.

So, on the 7yd target, he exhibited both precision (all rounds close to each other), and accuracy (all rounds close to...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-19-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Disturbed70
It doesn't show precision. It shows accuracy. The...

It doesn't show precision. It shows accuracy. The size of the group at 7 yds, vs what it is at 25 yds.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-19-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Disturbed70
Shoot-Through Drill

A way of showing what kind of accuracy is needed at 7 yds, to translate well at 25+ yards:


https://youtu.be/H01kA1XCi7U

Tim's a pretty good shooter ;)

https://youtu.be/vg1DGH1IeLU
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-17-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
Lol. .22 splits, 11in group at 5-6 yards (14.5 in...

Lol. .22 splits, 11in group at 5-6 yards (14.5 in in 9mm). Yeah...that dude is amazing.
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 12-16-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,150
Posted By Disturbed70
It's about time. Almost all of the old qual was...

It's about time. Almost all of the old qual was irrelevant to anything but "but we shot at 500 to qual! With irons!"
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-15-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
I think there are a couple of misinterpretations...

I think there are a couple of misinterpretations going on. Most people can handle the recoil of any of the common calibers - particularly when firing short strings, or shooting slow fire.
It's not...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-14-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
I'm the wrong guy to answer that question. I'm...

I'm the wrong guy to answer that question. I'm kinda anal about my ammo requirements, including accuracy. So, my primary concern is to find a combo of training fmj and use-on-people jhp whose PoA/PoI...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-14-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
The only study Cutshaw referenced in his 2004...

The only study Cutshaw referenced in his 2004 article that related to ammo testing on cadavers or live animals was the Thompson-Lagarde study.

Further, he references the darling of the Courtneys -...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-14-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
I can't find where you posted an article

I can't find where you posted an article
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-14-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
A lot of people do "testing," without...

A lot of people do "testing," without understanding the importance of consistency and repeatability.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-14-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
Sounds like you are referring to the...

Sounds like you are referring to the Thompson-Lagarde tests. They were flawed in so many ways, it's hard to list them all. Chief among them was tiny sample size, use of fmj in some calibers and...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-13-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,498
Posted By Disturbed70
This. I'm not the best shooter in the...

This.

I'm not the best shooter in the world, nor do I claim to have more experience than everyone else.

I have, however, been lucky enough to work on multiple ranges and armories, serving...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-12-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,498
Posted By Disturbed70
Sometimes telling hard truths gets people labeled...

Sometimes telling hard truths gets people labeled as snobs. People on both sides get emotionally attached to their choices/purchases. I've met a metric ****-ton of folks who learned that their...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-12-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,498
Posted By Disturbed70
How many rounds? What conditions (environmental,...

How many rounds? What conditions (environmental, cleaning regimen, etc)? What type of ammo? Define "accurate." Not arguing against your choice of gun - it obviously checks all the boxes for you. My...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-12-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,498
Posted By Disturbed70
It comes down to being honest with yourself....

It comes down to being honest with yourself. Dunning-Kruger applies to this, as in other things.

What do you expect from the gun? How often do you really shoot or abuse it? To expect a cheap AR to...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-10-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
Just fyi, the earliest mentions of the double tap...

Just fyi, the earliest mentions of the double tap come from Fairbairn and Sykes, and the technique was developed to overcome the shortcomings of fmj in general, not just 9mm.
That included the .455...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-10-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
I never said anything about double tapping...

I never said anything about double tapping originating in SA. I stipulated to the facts presented in the article, reference the origination of the Mozambique/Failure Drill. I'm not even saying...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-10-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
Exactly what about the origins of the...

Exactly what about the origins of the Mozambique/Failure drill was unique to a bush war in Africa (other than it having occurred in Africa, but not in the bush)?

I know of multiple shootings...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-08-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,226
Posted By Disturbed70
I've never understood the concept of keeping guns...

I've never understood the concept of keeping guns or ammo on hand for barter. I'm not arming folks I don't know. The only exception would be if someone had something I absolutely had to have for...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-05-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,226
Posted By Disturbed70
I have multiple handout rifles, and gear. All are...

I have multiple handout rifles, and gear. All are set up identically to my standard personal rifles.

They aren't for just anyone. They are for members of my group that may show up. Members that...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-05-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,696
Posted By Disturbed70
Dusty thinks this is a great survival forum. Not...

Dusty thinks this is a great survival forum. Not sure about Israel.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-05-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
Not really - there aren't many, if any .380 jhp...

Not really - there aren't many, if any .380 jhp rounds that consistently penetrate far enough. .380 is that odd round where fmj's tend to perform better than the jhp selections.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-03-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,014
Posted By Disturbed70
FBI quoted from SOP-9 for that justification....

FBI quoted from SOP-9 for that justification. Again, they do not track those numbers. They can't.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-03-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,577
Posted By Disturbed70
There are a handful of our cars where you might...

There are a handful of our cars where you might hit the jackpot. The vast majority of cops on my PD have the 9mm on their belts, the 12ga in their shotguns (and maybe 5 extra rounds in a box), and...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-03-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,014
Posted By Disturbed70
The FBI says no such thing. A. The FBI does...

The FBI says no such thing.

A. The FBI does not track such things
B. There is no national reporting requirement for departments in regards to shootings.
C. Departments vary wildly, even...
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