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Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 776
Posted By Bruce001
One of the best pieces of advice I've seen on...

One of the best pieces of advice I've seen on these boards!
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By Bruce001
That's strangely comforting. :)

That's strangely comforting. :)
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By Bruce001
If a paint can can work as a Farady cage, why not...

If a paint can can work as a Farady cage, why not a metal toolbox? Place the flashlights in the plastic tray.

For that matter, have a couple of lights in the gun safe. If these things work, we...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By Bruce001
EMP's And Fancy Flashlights

So, those 8,000,000 lumen light-up-your-neighbor's-house-three-counties-away LED flashlights... Are they going to work after an EMP strike?
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,795
Posted By Bruce001
Two year old thread resurrected. Probably because...

Two year old thread resurrected. Probably because it hit a nerve.

My two cents...

My wife just finished reading "The Coddling of the American Mind" or something like that. She finished reading...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By Bruce001
It's been said that the best revenge to be taken...

It's been said that the best revenge to be taken on an ex-spouse is to succeed in living a successful and fulfilling life in spite of them.
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 03-10-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,984
Posted By Bruce001
I couldn't agree more. That being said... what...

I couldn't agree more. That being said... what about the flickering screens we are sitting in front of now? Any research about that? How easy would it be to insert subliminal messages into your...
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 01-25-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,091
Posted By Bruce001
I am very uncomfortable with a culture that...

I am very uncomfortable with a culture that believes that gender fluidity exists. I am even more uncomfortable with the idea that because a few people believe this women must be concerned about who...
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 01-25-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,091
Posted By Bruce001
On the one hand, I agree with you OP. There's...

On the one hand, I agree with you OP. There's nothing new under the sun, and as Paul Harvey once said, "At times like these it's important to remember that there have always been times like these." I...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 01-15-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 869
Posted By Bruce001
I've been using fobus for owb. Haven't had an...

I've been using fobus for owb. Haven't had an issue.
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By Bruce001
Long ago in a galaxy far away I stood up to a...

Long ago in a galaxy far away I stood up to a couple of college professors who were asking me to do things I thought were out of bounds. In my case I didn't suffer needlessly. I know of others that...
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 12-23-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,995
Posted By Bruce001
I am a theologian by training. I interpret...

I am a theologian by training. I interpret ancient texts and try to make them applicable to contemporary life. For this reason the whole "Q" thing fascinates me.

I've decided to interpret the Q...
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 11-04-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,264
Posted By Bruce001
I've been trying to think of a good one for...

I've been trying to think of a good one for chemtrails. I'll keep working on it!
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 11-03-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,264
Posted By Bruce001
So here's what's going to happen this weekend...

My Conspiracy Forecast For This Weekend:

1. Later tonight or earlier Saturday morning many parts of, if not the whole grid will be taken offline as part of some Homeland Security drill. Internet...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,775
Posted By Bruce001
As many a wise man has said, there are few...

As many a wise man has said, there are few greater joys in life than a happy marriage. So how do you get there?

Short answer: It's a gift from God.

Longer answer: The two of you need to be...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 10-02-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,966
Posted By Bruce001
Considering how easy it is to get a felony...

Considering how easy it is to get a felony convition, this is terrible.

A lot of former misdemeanors, like shoplifting, are full on felonies. Heck, a grandmother traveling through Ohio was...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,354
Posted By Bruce001
The thing about prepping in our house is, we do...

The thing about prepping in our house is, we do it by not doing it. What do I mean?

My wife and I are old enough to have seen how our grandparents stocked their pantries. So we keep a well...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 10,105
Posted By Bruce001
It almost sounds like you or your wife either...

It almost sounds like you or your wife either cannot have a gun or are talking yourselves out of it for some reason.

Been there, done that; in terms of talking myself out of gun ownership for many...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 10,105
Posted By Bruce001
I'm late to the party and someone else has...

I'm late to the party and someone else has already said what I'm about to (and probably in a better way)...

I would focusing on thanking God your wife is still alive and leave it at that. Guns,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 09-05-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,666
Posted By Bruce001
Liker jakester101, we too live in Brevard County....

Liker jakester101, we too live in Brevard County. I've still got the wood in the garage from the last hurricane!

My bet: Irma enters Florida near Miami, heads up the center of the state passing to...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 09-01-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Bruce001
I think I flunked the 9mm vs .45 thing...

So... a few years ago I bought a RIA 1911 in 9mm. Love the gun. Lots of fun to shoot. Zero problems right out of the box. Eats everything I put in it. Only misfeeds happened because I wasn't seating...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Bruce001
How many schools are out due to eclipse?

The local schoolboard just sent notice that due to the solar eclipse any absences on Monday will be considered excused. The school board went on to say that there are no outside activities planned...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 34,582
Posted By Bruce001
It's China... It's China... It's China! The...

It's China... It's China... It's China!

The state of North Korea exists because the Chinese sent a million troops over the border and pushed U.N. force back, one of the few times the Marines had...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 34,582
Posted By Bruce001
Little Kim is threatening to review plans to...

Little Kim is threatening to review plans to shoot up to four missiles over the island of Guam and land them some 30km to the east, in international waters. Gutsy move. I'd actually like to see him...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 34,582
Posted By Bruce001
One of the considerations to add to a military...

One of the considerations to add to a military scenario is having enough equipment in place to do the job. I can't help but wonder if, based on our first war on the peninsula, our military planners...
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 08-09-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,003
Posted By Bruce001
In one of a half a dozen psychology courses I...

In one of a half a dozen psychology courses I took either as part of my undergraduate or graduate degree (I cannot recall exactly which. That was over 20 years ago.) I learned that memory is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 34,582
Posted By Bruce001
I don't think North Korea is THE problem. A...

I don't think North Korea is THE problem. A problem, yes. But the 800 pound gorilla in the room is China.

I'm getting the impression that if push comes to shove, North Korea will be a pretext for...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 04-20-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,619
Posted By Bruce001
Difficult to tell just from this video what went...

Difficult to tell just from this video what went wrong. Drawing on a drawn gun? Not "getting off the x"? Lack of practice? Attempting to shoot when no action was necessary? Not taking cover? Not...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 03-10-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,628
Posted By Bruce001
I've got the K-Bar you referenced as not...

I've got the K-Bar you referenced as not liking...

https://www.amazon.com/Ka-bar-Stainless-Steel-Original-All-Purpose/dp/B001CZ9EAY

Got it as a gift. It's not bad. I use it for fun at church...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 03-09-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,672
Posted By Bruce001
One more thing I would add... Strongly...

One more thing I would add...

Strongly consider getting on YouTube and searching for videos detailing how to break into the safe you are considering purchasing. You will find that very...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 03-09-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,672
Posted By Bruce001
I've just installed a Fort Knox pistol box...

I've just installed a Fort Knox pistol box myself. I like it so far. No batteries. No gas struts (Mine opens horizontally). Very quick access.

I'm replacing a Sentry pistol safe. Great safe....
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 03-07-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,688
Posted By Bruce001
If they become the 51st state, or 52nd or 53rd...

If they become the 51st state, or 52nd or 53rd depending on the feelings of Scotland, Whales, etc. then maybe they can have their guns back. You would think that might be a tempting offer.

They...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 02-15-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 39,411
Posted By Bruce001
Practice, practice, practice! I carry a full...

Practice, practice, practice!

I carry a full size 1911 chambered in 9mm. (Gasp!) I purchased the gun to be a range toy. However, it's what I've shot the most, in both training and competition, so...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 02-13-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,936
Posted By Bruce001
I'll throw in with the 9mm crowd as well. I...

I'll throw in with the 9mm crowd as well.

I went shopping for a cheap 9mm so I could take defensive pistol classes at the local range. Couldn't bring myself to buy any of the Glocks, Rugers,...
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 01-27-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,968
Posted By Bruce001
Such career suicide seems beyond comprehension....

Such career suicide seems beyond comprehension. If not fake news... could she be throwing herself on a hand grenade? A warning to Trump and to us all that her colleagues are not to be trusted?
...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 06-17-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bruce001
I think everyone on the board is probably on some...

I think everyone on the board is probably on some kind of watch list somewhere. Speak your mind. You're an American, dammit! Let 'em place whatever kind of label on you they chose. We don't knuckle...
Forum: Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense 06-04-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,189
Posted By Bruce001
Another post in favor of a good quality...

Another post in favor of a good quality "tactical" flashlight.

Bright as hell. Can be used to disorient someone. Super easy impact weapon. Best of all, at least at my age, I actually need to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By Bruce001
One Year Anniversary of the Waco Shootout

I've been following the so-called Waco shootout for over a year now. Here's the latest: http://www.agingrebel.com/14223

I'm interested to see how this all turns out.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 04-16-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,680
Posted By Bruce001
I've been carrying for a little over a year...

I've been carrying for a little over a year myself. Most of the time I'm armed. many times not.

The gym, or other events wit the kids where I will be moving a lot and exerting a lot of effort;...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 04-14-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,904
Posted By Bruce001
Amazing! Absolutely amazing!

Amazing! Absolutely amazing!
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 04-12-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,904
Posted By Bruce001
Half-cocked is easy. Going all the way down......

Half-cocked is easy. Going all the way down... that's the part that scares me.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 04-12-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,904
Posted By Bruce001
Writing history? Wow! Nomad, I've never been...

Writing history? Wow! Nomad, I've never been accused of that before. It's a strange sensation, almost... like... a... compliment. Thanks! I just wish I would be so blessed when dealing matters...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 04-10-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,904
Posted By Bruce001
The Colt 1905 45 ACP: No external safeties!

Here's a neat page with some modest info. on the Colt 1905 as designed by Mr. Browning (http://www.historicalfirearms.info/post/132110802199/the-first-45-acp-pistol-colt-1905-military).

Since the...
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 04-07-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,602
Posted By Bruce001
Don't know if this guys for real or not. He...

Don't know if this guys for real or not. He seems to have done a good job of articulating what a lot of us are feeling, whether or not anything of the sort will come to pass.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 04-01-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,447
Posted By Bruce001
I was given a Davis (now Cobra) 22 mag derringer...

I was given a Davis (now Cobra) 22 mag derringer last year. I've been shooting it and carrying it off and on. So far, no problems.

I'm sorry to see all the negative posts implying that you are...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 03-14-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,720
Posted By Bruce001
Not a bad idea. When firing, do you still ride...

Not a bad idea. When firing, do you still ride the thumb safety or is that no longer an issue? I find that if I don't ride the thumb safety I end up inadvertently pushing the safety up while firing.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 03-13-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,720
Posted By Bruce001
That's one of the weapons I was thinking of! ...

That's one of the weapons I was thinking of! Half cock was a temporary safety setting for use when completely decocking or unloading the weapon seemed undesirable. (I.e. changing positions.)...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 03-07-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,732
Posted By Bruce001
The Myths of the Israeli Method of Carry

Here's an interesting piece rethinking empty chamber carry (http://thinkinggunfighter.blogspot.com/2010/09/myths-of-israeli-method-of-carry-or-why.html).

I found it to be a fascinating read. ...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 03-05-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,720
Posted By Bruce001
As I dig further... Here's a link to an M1905...

As I dig further... Here's a link to an M1905 (http://www.coltautos.com/1905ci_5706.htm). Apparently, no safeties, although I'm uncertain as to whether the rear sight could be pushed down to act as...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 03-05-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,720
Posted By Bruce001
I've spent some time contemplating this too. ...

I've spent some time contemplating this too. Examples I've thought of include the Colt 1908 Vest Pocket, the Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless, and my favorite (though not directly bearing on this...
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