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Forum: Military Weapons Forum Today, 06:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,804
Posted By ROCK6
I'll add to the necro-thread:D: Much like...

I'll add to the necro-thread:D:

Much like JBryan, I've found 3 point slings don't do well, especially if you're loaded down with kit; too much to snag on when adjusting the sling. I do know that...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion Today, 05:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,501
Posted By ROCK6
I won't deny, it's hard for some to ignore the...

I won't deny, it's hard for some to ignore the lack of comfort and convenience when it comes to carrying tools of self-defense (well, there are legal issues in some situations). I much like you. I...
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics Today, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By ROCK6
There's no dire warnings on the high side,...

There's no dire warnings on the high side, believer me. However, you don't need dire warnings from peeps with badges and secret-squirrel access (most of the info is compartmentalized anyways) to...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum Today, 05:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 293
Posted By ROCK6
I've gone back to a AA Zebralight headlamp (I can...

I've gone back to a AA Zebralight headlamp (I can run AA and 14500 batteries in it), although the CR123 is a good option if you have other compatible devices. I prefer the single-cell lights as it's...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion Yesterday, 05:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,501
Posted By ROCK6
It's not. I did it every day as your normal...

It's not. I did it every day as your normal routine in a combat zone; it just becomes a habit and part of your daily kit and routine. I wish I could carry every day now that I'm back home, but the...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion Yesterday, 04:42 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,695
Posted By ROCK6
I think is what is missed when SHTF planning...

I think is what is missed when SHTF planning (reference bugging anywhere on foot). I love distant backpacking; I know a comfortable pace that I can maintain...it's not "fast" but it's decent. Some...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion Yesterday, 04:22 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,958
Posted By ROCK6
Having seen the value I tend to agree. ...

Having seen the value I tend to agree. Ironically it wasn't too many years ago that notes and sketches were SOP for a recon. These days? I would be setting up remote game cameras, using a drone,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 12-02-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,958
Posted By ROCK6
Times and water sources have changed. We too...

Times and water sources have changed. We too drank directly from lakes in Canada when I was a teenager. I won't risk it anymore. Additionally, society has made populations less immune to bugs than...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 11-29-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,791
Posted By ROCK6
Just as a blade enthusiast, I like swords as I...

Just as a blade enthusiast, I like swords as I own a couple; some traditional, some more modern "short swords":

https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v440/ROCK-6/Blades/DSCF0053_zps3019d2a0.jpg
...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-29-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By ROCK6
I had a first generation Scorpion and then went...

I had a first generation Scorpion and then went micro with the HB kit. The EVO Scorpion is a solid performer. I wouldn't get their "rifles", as I just don't see the need for a carbine or...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-29-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,554
Posted By ROCK6
I've found the same. Those types of "pistols"...

I've found the same. Those types of "pistols" (or SBRs) with 10" or shorter barrels (and AKs can be had with a folding stock or brace) are far more "comfortable" when doing physical labor and...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-29-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,540
Posted By ROCK6
This is where a good friend comes in handy. Not...

This is where a good friend comes in handy. Not sure how vindictive your wife is, but I would pay a buddy cash to put a small storage unit and Uhaul in his/her name; that would limit any receipt...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 11-28-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By ROCK6
Well, first I'll say I've had my P365 (2019...

Well, first I'll say I've had my P365 (2019 model) since about March. Zero issues, great carry gun.



Can you get a 9mm barrel conversion?

ROCK6
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-28-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,554
Posted By ROCK6
Same philosophy, but I've stuck with 9mm because...

Same philosophy, but I've stuck with 9mm because they're now the size of a .380:D: I read an article many moons ago about pistols carried by troopers in WWII. I distinctly remember the interviews...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-27-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,805
Posted By ROCK6
So, I'm in a similar situation were I've been...

So, I'm in a similar situation were I've been out-voted (thank God it's not a Disney cruise!). It only makes it worse that I'm going to have to bankroll this vacation. My wife said my son wanted to...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-26-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,596
Posted By ROCK6
I would have to agree. Yes, taxes are meant to...

I would have to agree. Yes, taxes are meant to generate revenue...even that is a misnomer as "revenue" is not something the government earns, but what they take; however the 1934 $200 tax was meant...
Forum: Rifle Forum 11-25-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,872
Posted By ROCK6
Mine came in (naked) at 7 pounds 8 ounces. I...

Mine came in (naked) at 7 pounds 8 ounces. I think they weigh the stock firearm without the monster brake. As much as I abhor that monstrosity brake, it works as advertised. My son's 90lb...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-25-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,358
Posted By ROCK6
All extremely valid points only the OP can...

All extremely valid points only the OP can answer. I would be armed, but openly carrying is very situational dependent; where it may be seen as a deterrent, others may see you as a target, or if...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 11-22-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By ROCK6
I like the Speedy Stitcher, but for me, it's not...

I like the Speedy Stitcher, but for me, it's not a packable repair tool...simply too big. What I do like are sail-needles:

https://thistlegroup.net/holyloch/things/images/sail_needles.jpg

I've...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-22-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By ROCK6
That's extremely optimistic. While nice, flat...

That's extremely optimistic. While nice, flat road conditions help, I would say 90% of the population is not getting out from behind the desk or off the couch and walking 20 miles in 7 hours. Add...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-20-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,147
Posted By ROCK6
Just to add to what AnonymousPrepper said, new...

Just to add to what AnonymousPrepper said, new battery designs and chemistries are not affected as much by "charging memory" that plagued older rechargeable batteries. That was always the concern...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-18-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,816
Posted By ROCK6
I don't disagree with your last point; in fact...

I don't disagree with your last point; in fact it's spot on. My point with tactics is that you sometimes have to use lees conventional methods to counter a threat, and it's not always a shoulder...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-18-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,097
Posted By ROCK6
Well, I got to give credit to the guy for having...

Well, I got to give credit to the guy for having BUIS...if your optic breaks down, batteries go dead...or it's on backwards, those BUIS are critical. I love our LE community, but every group has...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 11-18-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,540
Posted By ROCK6
I won't lie. I typically keep a knife in my...

I won't lie. I typically keep a knife in my pack. As much as I have advocated for and always practiced keeping your fixed blade "on your person", it's not always feasible. Even for distance...
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 11-17-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 18,012
Posted By ROCK6
https://www.chiefaj.com/ While I would...

https://www.chiefaj.com/

While I would likely choose even a flintlock as a serious tool over a sling shot, I have a couple of Chief AJ's "sling bows". The still shoot lead balls or steel bearings...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 11-17-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By ROCK6
I would say both. They've been officially making...

I would say both. They've been officially making the same blade design for over 125 years as the Frost-Eric's original "morakniv" (later to be trademarked). While their plastic handles are newer,...
Forum: Rifle Forum 11-17-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By ROCK6
Are you looking for 5.56 or 7.62x51? Or other...

Are you looking for 5.56 or 7.62x51? Or other options like the 300BO?

I wanted to get an AR10ish rifle in .308, but I wanted one as light as possible. Also, I don't care for the larger,...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 11-17-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,385
Posted By ROCK6
:eek: For some reason, the BHP is the...

:eek:

For some reason, the BHP is the perfect CCW as it's profile is so slim and sleek upfront. I would hate to ruin it with a rail...to each their own, but I love mine the way it is:D:

ROCK6
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-17-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By ROCK6
It's the genius of algorithmic-based marketing,...

It's the genius of algorithmic-based marketing, but it's a tool that can be very invasive and easily hijacked. Heck, look at China and Google; they are literally using their cyber-activities as a...
Forum: Rifle Forum 11-16-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By ROCK6
There are a few horror stories out there as there...

There are a few horror stories out there as there likely are for other smaller manufacturers. I can only say my experience has been flawless. I picked up their .308 Revolution and have only about...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 11-16-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,385
Posted By ROCK6
I love my BHP. They're really an iconic pistol...

I love my BHP. They're really an iconic pistol not named 1911.

https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v440/ROCK-6/Firearms/RangeDay-4.jpg

ROCK6
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-16-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,816
Posted By ROCK6
That is, for the most part, correct. However,...

That is, for the most part, correct. However, the OP is talking ballistics when he should be talking tactics. Most mounted patrols are never done by a lone vehicle either, so even if you had a...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 11-16-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By ROCK6
They work well. I've been using one for the past...

They work well. I've been using one for the past year or so, but ended up using the Zippo butane insert and it's been chugging along. Not sure how sealed it is to slow the evaporation of regular...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 11-16-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By ROCK6
I have heard no "motorized" vehicles, but nothing...

I have heard no "motorized" vehicles, but nothing about something with a wheel. I have to correct myself, it's possible under the "Wilderness Accessibility for People with Disabilities" act, which...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 11-15-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By ROCK6
Much depends on the knife. Some TOPS designs can...

Much depends on the knife. Some TOPS designs can be pretty thick with a very steep shoulder. I've found I needed to reprofile them for an easier edge to maintain (and slice better).

Both...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 11-15-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,540
Posted By ROCK6
Well, ironically, all I had was a knife and I...

Well, ironically, all I had was a knife and I needed to hammer a nail...it worked:D:



I don't advocate abusing a knife or pushing it beyond its limitations, but I've also been in positions...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 11-11-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,985
Posted By ROCK6
They have lighter plates these days. Oh, and I...

They have lighter plates these days. Oh, and I designated my son as the ammo-mule; he's too young, proud, and stupid to realize how heavy all that crap is. I just tell him he's a wussy, and he'll...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-11-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By ROCK6
Don't get wrapped around caliber. It's more...

Don't get wrapped around caliber. It's more application and tactical usage.

Down at the squad/team level, we've had the BAR, Bren, RPD, RPK, M249, etc. They can be carried and used by one man,...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-11-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,058
Posted By ROCK6
First, I appreciate your open and honest interest...

First, I appreciate your open and honest interest and willingness to get into the shooting hobby.

The only thing scary are people. While it's easy to point the blame at guns as "dangerous...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-11-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,418
Posted By ROCK6
My son is starting to outshoot me...being almost...

My son is starting to outshoot me...being almost 21 and close to 18 years on the trigger helps (yeah, he was busting clay pigeons at 50 meters with a .22 single shot rifle when he was three and a...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-11-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By ROCK6
You could write a multi-series of novels...

You could write a multi-series of novels dedicated to this topic. Way too much to consider and everybody has their own situations relative to their environment and locations. What we do have are...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-11-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,336
Posted By ROCK6
Much depends on the infrastructure,...

Much depends on the infrastructure, fuel-reserves, communications, and transportation apparatus following any significant event. I could see it lasting just a few months of chaos all the way up to a...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-11-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,695
Posted By ROCK6
My butt is out of shape, but I was finally able...

My butt is out of shape, but I was finally able to get to a local mountain bike trail. It wasn't too technical, so I was able to just test out the gears and make sure everything remained tight (only...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 11-11-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,540
Posted By ROCK6
I do agree, but oftentimes the only tool on your...

I do agree, but oftentimes the only tool on your person is a knife and the task at hand may have nothing to do with cutting...



In a perfect world, sure. Reality has proven (for me) to the...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-09-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,184
Posted By ROCK6
They won't come to my door...plus they know where...

They won't come to my door...plus they know where I work. If given the opportunity...I like the "blaze of glory" farewell...

ROCK6
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-09-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,724
Posted By ROCK6
This is the best advice. Buying supplies for...

This is the best advice. Buying supplies for someone who doesn't care or take it seriously is just a waste as they will likely get into them for convenience or simply laziness; it just doesn't work...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-09-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By ROCK6
Excellent test, if only for a couple days, 20...

Excellent test, if only for a couple days, 20 pounds is doable (but still quite an achievement) with investments in lightweight kit. Well they do say, the best lessons learned are the ones you...
Forum: Vehicles & Transportation 11-08-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,040
Posted By ROCK6
Now, that Rokon is "prepper sexy":D: I have...

Now, that Rokon is "prepper sexy":D:

I have no arguments arguing against anything electric for primary transportation, but I do see an incredible market for innovative improvements. I don't think...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 11-07-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,540
Posted By ROCK6
Good analogy. A close friend of mine took his...

Good analogy. A close friend of mine took his old, beat up Ted Williams 12 gauge pump to a skeet match. Several of the other officers had extremely high end (like 10K and above) O/U shotguns. Even...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-07-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,695
Posted By ROCK6
That's pretty significant...but it wasn't...

That's pretty significant...but it wasn't unsupported. I would love to trek the whole AT with a support wagon following me:D: Still, that is a monumental effort; I just don't think many realize the...
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